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
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
Proceedings at the twenty-first anniversary meeting of the subscribers to the public library, Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope, Saturday, the 27th April, 1850. . . To which is appended A supplementary catalogue for 1850.
Cape Town: Printed by Saul Solomon & Co. 1850, First Edition. small octavo, self-wrappered, stitched. 18 pp. Printed by Saul Solomon & Co., Without A Supplementary Catalogue. Presentation at the top of the title page, "To the Rev. D. R. Anderson, from J.A." Small chip to fore-edge of first two leaves. Item #26304
Washington DC: The Foundation for the National Archives, (2005), First American Edition. quarto, black boards in dust jacket. 176pp. The Foundation for the National Archives, Published to celebrate a permanent exhibition at the National Archives Building and to introduce the public to the incredible wealth of American political, social, military... Item #18455
Report of the Proceedings of the Public Meeting, Held on the Evening of Saturday, October 6th, 1866, on Occasion of the Opening of the Branch Free Library, for the Inhabitants of Chorton and Ardwick, in Rusholme Road.
Manchester: Printed by James Collins, 1866, First Edition. large octavo, printed gray green paper wrappers. (24)pp., sewn. Printed by James Collins, Text has separated from the wrappers but has caused no damage to the wrappers. Very slight wear to wrappers. Tiny date stamp on upper corner of front wrapper. Item #26399
(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
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
Washington: Library of Congress, 1991, First Edition. quarto, cloth. (xxxvi), 428pp. Library of Congress, Includes a tribute by William Matheson, "Lessing J. Rosenwald: 'A Splendidly Generous Man'". This volume celebrates the 100th anniversary of Rosenwald's birth with 100 essays by noted scholars and historians. Eleven categories within this massive collection... Item #3575
AITKEN, W. R.
Glasgow: Scottish Library Association, 1971, First Edition. octavo, blue boards. xii, (380)pp. Scottish Library Association, With an introduction by W. B. Paton. Corners bumped, spine a bit faded. Item #26418
Incunabuli Libri Rari e Manoscritti di Notevole Interesse nella Bibliotheca Bolognese di Raimondo Ambrosini. Estratto del Catalogo a Stampa Offerto AglivIntervenuti All' VIII Riunione Bibliographica in Bologna Nel Maggio 1908.
Bologna: Garagnani, 1908, First Edition. quarto, original printed paper wrappers. (36)pp. Garagnani, Catalogue with annotations. Water stains to wrappers and edges of text, slight foxing. Item #26326
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
New York: The Grolier Club, 1971, First Edition, Limited to 1,000 copies. small quarto, tan and blue cloth, t.e.g. (viii), (138)pp., illustrations unpaginated. The Grolier Club, Introductory Study "Jean Grolier and the Renaissance" by Colin Eisner given at an exhibit of Grolier's books in the United States. This catalogue follows... Item #26450
BAILLY, J. L. A. [Jean Louis Amand].
Paris: Rousselon, 1828, First Edition. small octavo, rebound in brown marbled boards and brown morocco spine, marbled endpapers. ii, 210 pp. Rousselon, "Historical notices on ancient and modern libraries. Followed by a comparative table of the products of the press from 1812 to 1825, and a collection of laws and... Item #26302
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
Paul Holberton Publishing, 2013, First Edition. large quarto, cloth in dust jackets, in slipcase. 1,162 pp. Paul Holberton Publishing , The outstanding collection of late 17th- and 18th-century books, together with their sumptuous bindings, built up by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild in the last 20 years of the 19th century... Item #23602
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