"Announcement / House of Books, LTD. 52 East 56th Street, New York City announces an exhibition of Books and other specimens of commercial printing in various forms designed and printed at The Harbor Press, New York. This exbibition will be open to the public February16th yo 28th, 193l, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on February 22nd and 23rd from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.". (Cover title).
(1931), 3.75 x 7.25" (4) pp. One octavo sheet folded once to form (4) pp., text on p. (1), pp. (2) - (4) blank. Printed by John S. Fass at The Harbor Press on paper water marked: "BR 100% Rag 1924". As new. Item #27603
Bibliotheca Phillippica. Catalogue of English Manuscripts, Autograph Letters and Charters from the Celebrated Collection formed by Sir Thomas Phillipps...New Series: Twelfth Part.
London: Sotheby & Co, June 25, 1974, octavo, printed green wrappers. 154 pp. Sotheby & Co, 256 lots. From the Introduction, "The astonishing range of Sir Thomas Phillipp's collecting interests...has been amply illustrated in earlier sales, and the present catalogue provides further evidence.Besides the raw material of conventional political history...are... Item #23244
May 21, 22, 23, 1928, octavo, orig. printed wrappers. 207pp. Anderson Galleries rare book auction sale number 2276 offering 1,439 lots. PART FOUR ONLY. Slight wear, dusty. Item #26552
Books from the libraries of James F. Thompson, Esq., and an English gentleman and the late Alexander Bryant and William Churchill Oastler, Esqs.
New York: American Art Association, May 14, 1915, octavo, printed wrappers. not paginated. American Art Association, American Art Association sale 331 lots. Standard sets i fine bindings, Valentine's Manuals and first editions of Mark Twain and John Kendrick Bangs. McKay 7560. Mckay location symbols penned to the upper edge of... Item #25456
Catalogue of a Large & Valuable Collection of Works, America and Holland, including Bibliography, Voyages, Travels, and Tracts...Rare and Early Printed Books on America, The Quakers, etc....to be Sold at Auction by Bangs, Merwin & Co.
New York: Baker & Godwin, Printers, March 20 & 21,1860, small octavo, disbound and with stitching removed, solidly glued along spine. 36 pp. Baker & Godwin, Printers,, 694 lots. McKay 853. With McKay location symbols noted on upper left-hand corner. This copy is from the collection of, H. O. Tiesberg... Item #25932
A Catalogue of Books In All Branches of Literature Comprising American History and Literature Scarce First Editions Association Books Illustrated books Books on Art.
New York: Walpole Galleries, 1915, First Edition. octavo, printed paper wrappers. (40)pp., stapled. Walpole Galleries, This is the first book auction catalogue of The Walpole Galleries, November 12, 1915. 300 lots offered. McKay 7603. Vertical fold through center. Wrappers dusty and with two tiny chips to back wrapper, penciled notation... Item #26139
First three parts, of five. (New York: Leavitt), March 10-15, 1879; March 22-25, 1880; April 4- 8, 1881, octavo, each part rebound in three-quarter red morocco and marbled boards (viii), 306, (xii)pp.; (xvi), 200, (viii)pp.; (xii), (180), (viii)pp. 6,050 items. Printed price lists bound at front of each part. Brinley... Item #26131
Catalogue of the Library of the Late Isaac Dayton of New York City. A Large and Choice Collection of English Literature. Parts I & II. [Complete].
New York: Bangs & Co. March 10-12, 1902; April 7-9, 1902, octavo, printed wrappers. (100); 91 pp. Bangs & Co., 1,869 lots. McKay 5431; 5449. Nearly all nineteenth-century publications with titles typical to the library of the period: Napolean, Shakespeare, Pierce Egan, Cervantes, Carlyle, a half dozen Samuel Johnson, etc.... Item #18999
Catalogue of the Remaining Portion of the Renowned Library of the late Henry Yates Thompson, Esq...[Sold by Order of the Executors of the Late Mrs. Yates Thompson].
London: Sotheby & Co. August 18-19, 1941, quarto, printed green wrappers. 97 pp. Sotheby & Co., Sotheby rare book and manuscript auction catalogue. Thompson's library contained more than his well-known collection of illuminated manuscripts. This sale upon the death of his wife, contains fine early illustrated books, superb 16th and... Item #25780
Boston: C. F. Libbie & Co. March 8 - 10, 1898; March 29-April 4, 1898, octavo, both parts bound together in boards and cloth with the blindstamp "Mercantile Library Co." along the side. viii, 182; 211 pp. C. F. Libbie & Co., 4,153 lots. McKay 4754; 4762. "Although he never... Item #25766
Catalogue of Valuable Private Library Including Many Reference Books, Dictionaries, Folk-Lore, Scarce Works on Philology...Large Collection of Cookery Books Including Wine and its Customs...Large Collection of Harvard College Literature. (Cover title).
Boston: C. F. Libbie & Co. February 11 - 12, 1908, octavo, printed wrappers. 106 pp. C. F. Libbie & Co., McKay 6465. 1,482 lots. Wrappers slightly soiled, small chips at top and bottom of spine. Contents clean. Item #25625
New York: Sotheby's, 11.9-10.89, large quarto, cloth. (444)pp, 308 items listed. Sotheby's, This magnificent sale has a 4pp. Foreword by Nicolas Barker followed by a 10pp. Preface by the book collector (as he liked to be addressed), Haven O' More. A fantastic [auto]biographical statement, written in the third person, ends... Item #7412
The Estelle Doheny Collection...Part VI. Printed Books and Manuscripts Concerning William Morris and His Circle.
New York: Christie, Manson & Woods, May 19, 1988, large quarto, cloth. 103pp. Christie, Manson & Woods, 139 items listed and described iin detail. A remarkable section of a remarkable sale: William Morris letters and manuscripts; Cobden-Sanderson' s binding on Morris's own copy of Karl Marx, Le Capital; Morris's original... Item #10941
Illustrated Catalogue of Paintings, Pastels and Water Colors Collected by the Late David C. Lyall of Brooklyn...
New York: American Art Association, February 10, 1903, Limited to 500 numbered copies. octavo, boards covered in printed wrapper with original glassine. American Art Association, 105 lots including Millet, Courbet, Rousseau, Corot, Daubigny, J. M. W. Turner, Delacroix, Pierre Auguste Cott, and more. Illustrated with 52 full page photogravures. This... Item #21449
Paris: Christie's, May 27 - 28, 2002, quarto, pictorial wrappers. 407 pp. Christie's, Christie's rare book auction catalogue #5008. 759 lots described in detail and fully illustrated, mostly in color. Text in French. Very fine. Item #26025
Importants Livre Anciens, Livres d'Artiste et Manuscrits dont deux manuscrits originaux de Pal Verlaine et l'ancienne Collection Louis Marcoussis.
Paris: Christie's, Juin 2, 2005, quarto, pictorial wrappers. 234 pp. Christie's, Christie's rare book auction catalogue #5403 offering 487 lots. Text in French. With an index. Books illustrated by Hans Arp, Jean Cocteau, Dali, Paul Eluard, Max Ernst, Matisse, Miro, Picasso, Marcoussis himself and other artists; French literature, fine bindings... Item #26052
New York: Sotheby's, Dec 12, 1991, quarto, boards. (x), (90)pp, illustrated with 64pp. of color plates. 45 items listed. Sotheby's, The Schoyen Collection began in 1955 with the acquisition of a printed book containing a manuscript fragment. Continuing to collect both incunables and manuscripts, the manuscripts soon outpaced the collecting... Item #3727
New York: Sotheby's, Dec 11, 1990, octavo, pictorial wrappers. (158)pp. Sotheby's, 350 lots. Schiff's interest in breeding and racing horses is reflected in his library of sporting, racing, and hunting titles. The library also contained nineteenth century English and American literary first editions and twenty-one lots of Presidential autographs "apparently... Item #11635
Paris: Pierre Beres, no date , large octavo, printed wrappers. not paginated. Pierre Beres, 661 items offered for sale. Illustrated. Light bump at top of spine. Small smudge on title page. With small H. P. Kraus booklabel on verso of front wrapper. Item #25630
London: Sotheby's, June 19, 1990, quarto, wrappers. (92)pp, 40 items listed. Sotheby's, Illustrated with color plates. The great illuminators from the 12th to the 15th century are represented in this collection with most coming from Italy, France, Austria, Switzerland and the Low Countries. Included are pieces by Nicolo di Giacomo... Item #3723
New York: Merwin-Clayton Sales, April 12, 1911, octavo, printed wrappers. 32 pp. Merwin-Clayton Sales, Book auction sale no. 386. 449 lots. McKay 6966. A fine, clean, unchipped copy. Item #25626
New York: Sotheby's, June 14, 1993, quarto, wrappers. (137)pp., followed by XV color plates and a one page index. 211 lots. Sotheby's, With a 2pp. biography of the collector. A collection mainly comprised of letters and manuscripts: Ballooning, Amelia Earhart, Otto Lilienthal, Lindberg, Robert E. Peary, Wilbur and Orville Wright... Item #3740
New York: Christie's, 1988, quarto, wrappers. 185pp. Christie's, 373 lots. With a 1 1/4pp. introduction by Nicolas Barker. "Items from the private library of John Fleming, removed from Larchmont, New York, are indicated by the letters 'PL' in parentheses at the end of the particular entries. All other items are... Item #39
New York: Christie's, December 7, 1990, quarto, pictorial wrappers. 170 pp. Christie's, Christie's rare book auction #7190 offering 276 lots. A mish-mosh of wonderful material: T. E. Lawrence, letters, drawings, Seven Pillars, maps, from the collection of Dr. E. Bruce Tovee; detective fiction; color plates books; fine bindings; Hamilton; Hancock;... Item #26047
New York: Merwin-Clayton Sales, May 23 - 24, 1912, octavo, printed wrappers. 77 pp. Merwin-Clayton Sales, Book auction Sale No. 467. 673 lots. McKay 7134. Rare almanacs, first editions of English and American Authors, incunabula, extra-illustrated books, natural history, Books on coaches, horse racing, hunting, shooting, fishing, and more. Small... Item #25627