Chicago: American Library Association, 1986, Second edition. large quarto, red cloth. (xxvi), 895 pp. American Library Association, Previous owner's name on front endpaper, else a fine, clean copy. Illustrated. Item #23712
Catalogue des livres de la bibliotheque de Turgot d'apres le catalogue manuscrit conserve dans la Bibliotheque nationale, Paris. Three volumes.
Tokyo: University Hitotsubasho, 1974; 1974; 1975, First Edition. large octavo, printed wrappers. (xl), 228; 229-626; 627-(981). University Hitotsubasho, Text in French and Japanese. Small hole in front wrapper of volume III, lower right corner of last 30 pages of volume II curled, all volumes with faded spines. Content clean and... Item #26511
Nottingham: J. N. Dunn, 1864, First Edition. octavo, original maroon pebbled cloth with printed paper label on spine. (xxviii), (1)-(304), (1-112)pp. J. N. Dunn, Bromley House Library, founded 1816, is an independent lending library situated in the centre of Nottingham, one of the few remaining subscription libraries in the country... Item #26641
Centuries of Books & Manuscripts. Collectors and Friends, Scholars and Librarians Build the Harvard College Library.
Cambridge: The Harvard College Library, (1992), First Edition, Limited to 2,550 copies. octavo, grey printed wrappers. unpaginated. The Harvard College Library, Catalog for an exhibition for the 50th Anniversary of Houghton Library. With 102 selections of books and manuscripts in the Harvard collections that range in date from a 9th... Item #26452
Congres international des Bibliothecaires tenu à Paris du 20 au 23 Aout 1900. Proces verbaux et mémoires publiés par Henry Martin.
Paris: H. Welter, 1901, First Edition. octavo, printed wrappers. 267 pp. H. Welter, Front cover detached but present. Brittle, acidic paper without chips. Names on verso of front wrapper. Item #26478
Zurich and Lucern: L'Art Ancien and Gilhofer & Ranschburg, 1937, First Edition. quarto, printed paper wrappers. (4), (52)pp. L'Art Ancien and Gilhofer & Ranschburg, Frontispiece portrait of Trubner plus 10 plates. Auction catalogue of this impressive collection auctioned in November, 1937. Includes incunabula, early printed books and German literature of... Item #26443
(London: Royal Society, no date (c. 1889), First Edition. octavo, printed self wrappers. (38)pp., sewn. Royal Society, List of Duplicates and Spare Volumes. Books, Pamphlets, Catalogues, Journals, Transactions, Observations, Reports. Also lists Deficiencies in the Library of the Royal Society. Slightly dusty at edges of wrappers but still a very... Item #26422
Horsens: Trykt Hos A. C. Foghs Enke, 1863, small octavo, printed wrappers. 286 pp. Trykt Hos A. C. Foghs Enke, List of books in Horens Laerde School's library. Text in Danish. Front wrapper with small stain, slightly faded. Item #26484
(San Marino, CA): Huntington Library, 1982, First Edition. octavo, green cloth. (xiv), 448pp. Huntington Library, The third volume of a four-part series Guide to Manuscripts in the Huntingto Library. This volume surveys archives containing 450,000 pieces, including the Stowe, Hastings, Ellesmere, Loudoun, and Battle Abbey papers. These historical manuscripts range... Item #17219
(San Marino, CA): Huntington Library, 1979, First Edition. octavo, maroon boards with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. (x), 539pp. Huntington Library, The second of a four-part series Guide to Manuscripts in the Huntington Library. This volume lists at least 125,000 literary manuscripts listed according to author and arranged... Item #17222
New York: W.W. Norton & Co. (1996), First Edition. Preface by Charles E. Peirce, Jr.; Foreword by Patrick O'Brian; Introduction by Verlyn Klinkenborg. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. xxiv), 272pp. W.W. Norton & Co., Late in the 16th century, Spaniards had already begun to exert influence over the indigenous people... Item #11996
Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 2012, First Edition. quarto, pictorial wrappers. 222 pp. American Antiquarian Society, This generously illustrated catalogue accompanies a fall 2012 exhibition at the Grolier Club in New York celebrating the American Antiquarian Society's bicentennial year. In Pursuit of a Vision: Two Centuries of Collecting at the American... Item #22403
Paris: pour la Société des Bibliophiles, 1867, octavo, printed wrappers. (ii), xliv, 318 pp. pour la Société des Bibliophiles, Preface by L. Douët-d’Arcq contains a description of the library by subject and cites many of the important manuscripts present. 832 manuscripts described. With appendices and a useful index. Includes a.... Item #26318
(London): Frank Cass & Co. Ltd. 1968, large quarto, blue cloth. xx, 317 pp. Frank Cass & Co. Ltd., Facsimile reprint of the 1849 "Report from the Select Committee on Public Libraries; together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, and Appendix." Illustrated, some foldout. Fine. Item #18118
(Westford, MA: Souvenir Committee, 1896), First Edition. quarto, printed and embossed heavy paper wrappers. (94)pp. Souvenir Committee, Interesting and informative with extensive history and photographs. Very slight scuffing, wrappers dusty. Item #26170
(New York: The Grolier Club, 1998), First Edition. quarto, pictorial heavy paper wrappers. (272)pp. The Grolier Club, Catalogue of an exhibition at the Grolier Club, 8 December 1998 through 6 February 1999.Well illustrated in black and white and in color. Augustus II (10 April 1579 – 17 September 1666), called... Item #26640
Charlottesville: Howell Press, (2001), First Edition. quarto, black boards in pictorial dust jacket. (ix), 232pp. Howell Press, Introduction by Robert F. Strohm. The catalogue for this exhibition at the Virginia Historical Society, September 20, 2001-January 20, 2002, of items included in the bequest to the historical society of a large... Item #14753
ANGHELESCU, Hermina G.B. and Martine Poulain, (editors).
Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2002, First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 298 pp. Library of Congress, This historic and important work is based on a series of papers presented at the 1998 International Federation of Library Associations conference in Paris. The work contains 26 essays focusing on the... Item #11977
BAKER, J. J.
(Woodbridge): The Boydell Press, (1996), First Edition. large octavo, blue boards. (xc), 828pp. The Boydell Press, One of the most important collections of English legal manuscripts in the world. The principal collection derived from the library of John Moore, bishop of Ely, presented to the University by King George I.... Item #13850
BARKER, Nicolas, (editor).
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2001, Reprint. octavo, wrappers. 216pp. Oak Knoll Press, Essays include John Bidwell on "American Papermakers and the Panic of 1819" ; "Bookbinding and the History of Books" by Mirjam M. Foot; "A New Model for the Study of the Book" by Thomas R. Adams and... Item #10755
BELL, David N.
The Library of the Abbey of La Trappe. A Study of its History from the Twelfth Century to the French Revolution, with an Annotated Edition of the 1752 Catalogue.
Brepols Publishers, 2014, First Edition. large octavo, boards. xiv, 648 pp. Brepols Publishers, This volume presents a study of the library of the Cistercian abbey of La Trappe in Normandy from the twelfth century to the French Revolution, together with an annotated edition of the library catalogue of 1752. The... Item #24470
BENNETT, Melba Berry.
Palm Springs, CA: Privately Printed by the Welwood Murray Memorial Library, 1964, First Edition. octavo, printed paper wrappers. 10pp., stapled. Privately Printed by the Welwood Murray Memorial Library, A travelling tour of Austrian libraries. Name inside front endpaper, otherwise fine. Item #26427
BLACK, Alistair and Peter Hoare.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (2006), First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 762 pp. Cambridge University Press, The Public Libraries Act of 1850 founded a tradition of public provision and service which continues today, and national and academic libraries have grown and multiplied accordingly. Libraries have become an industry rather... Item #26316
BOND, William H. and Hugh Amory, (editors).
Boston: Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1996, First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 738pp. Colonial Society of Massachusetts, "The 1723 Catalogue is the first printed public or university library catalogue of an American collection. Though almost all the books it describes were destroyed by fire in 1764, it remains an... Item #7531
London: Samson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd. no date [circa 1935], First Edition. octavo, black cloth. (xiv), 242pp. Samson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., An important study of the British Museum, its origins, growth, and purpose, and some its contents. With a foreword by Sir Frederic Kenyon. Scool Prize label... Item #26828