London: Chapman and Hall, 1837, First Edition, later issue. octavo, full red levant morocco with gilt stamping. A.e.g. Chapman and Hall, Bound with the half title, with the Weller title page, and with the directions to the binder leaf. This copy has the later issues of the plates re-etched without... Item #25645
BULLEN, Frank T.
London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1898, First Edition. octavo, blue cloth with sperm what gilt stamped on front cover. Smith, Elder & Co., Frontispiece of the Cachalot with tissue guard, seven full page plates, fold-out world map in very fine condition. Semi-auobiographical travel narrative by Frank T. Bullen that depicts... Item #25641
London: T. Fisher Unwin LTD, (1925), First (English) Edition. octavo, boards in dust jacket. T. Fisher Unwin LTD, Issued simultaneous with the American Edition. Keating 193; Smith 27. Light chipping to top and bottom of jacket spine with over all light dust soiling. Offsetting to front endpapers. Item #12483
(Princeton): Princeton University Press, (1994), First Edition. quarto, ivory cloth in dust jacket. (xvi), 294pp. Princeton University Press, A study of Byzantine ivory used for icons and other luxurious items. Normal working methods are analyzed to enable the identification of distinct carvers. This forms the basis of both a revised... Item #13768
DE BURY, Richard.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench and Co. 1888, First printing of this edition. small octavo, maroon buckram over bevelled boards. (lxxxvi), 259 pp. Kegan Paul, Trench and Co., Edited and translated, and with a Biographical and Bibliographical introduction by Ernest C. Thomas. With an index. "The first work devoted entirely to... Item #18338
London: Leo Cooper, (1973), First Edition. octavo, brown boards in dust jacket. 240pp. Leo Cooper, Illustrated. A very fine copy, jacket not price clipped. Item #21361
Caldwell ID: The Caxton Printers, Ltd. 1971, Tenth Printing. octavo, gray cloth in pictorial dust jacket. (xviii), 440pp. The Caxton Printers, Ltd., "With Technical Notes on Leather Slapping as a Fine Art, gathered from many a Loose Holstered Expert over the Years." A book that presents gunfighters, Wild Bill Hickok... Item #14806
NORDHOFF, Charles and James Norman Hall.
Boston: Little, Brown, 1934, First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. Little, Brown, Jacket dust soiled and chipped at edges: one small chip at top of front panel, chipping to top of spine not affecting the title, 2" x 3" chip out of back panel. Top edge of pages dusty, else book fine. Item #11330
(London: Phaidon Press Ltd, 2008), First Edition. large quarto, boards and cloth. (330) pp. Phaidon Press Ltd, Extensively illustrated in full color. Bump along fore-edge of front board with the most minor surface scuffing to back cover. Item #22692
Deutsche und Osterreichische Exlibris 1500-1599. [with] "The Bookplate Journal" New Series, Volume II, Number 2, with English translation of the introduction.
London: British Museum Press, 2002, First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 256pp. British Museum Press, The British Museum holds the world's largest collection of bookplates, but only the British and American ex-libris have so far been published. This catalogue, written in German, describes, lists and reproduces over five hundred... Item #12142
(Paris): Librairie Giraud-Badin, 1974, Of the limitation of 300 copies, this is #6 of 50 with an original Chanhine etching laid in. small octavo, printed wrappers, not bound. 29 pp. Librairie Giraud-Badin, Monograph in French with eight illustrations. The original etching is an image 7.25" x 4" on paper 6.25"... Item #23064
New York: Delano Greenidge Editions, (2002), First Edition. folio, boards in dust jacket. 388 pp. Delano Greenidge Editions, A chronicle defining the contributions to the history of twentieth-century page design by artists, architects, filmmakers and designers who participated in the major art movements of the age: Cubism, Expressionism, Futurism, Dadism... Item #12570
Symbols, Signs, Letters. About handwriting, experimenting with alphabets and the interpretation of texts.
New York: Design Press, (1989), First American Edition. folio, cloth in dust jacket. 256pp. Design Press, A beautifully produced book with color photographs from the work of German students in handwriting seminars at the University of Hamburg. The book " makes visible the process of teaching and learning" the various... Item #206
East Rutherford, New Jersey: Meadowlands Racetrack, November 15, 1997, 8 1/2" x 11" moderately heavy stock. Meadowlands Racetrack, Broadside promoting the Matt Scudder Stakes for November 15, 1997, along with a separate (4) pp. dinner party invitation for the evening after the race which would include attendance by "noted author"... Item #23252
(London): The British Museum Press, (2004), First Edition. large quarto, blue boards in dust jacket. 100 pp., followed by 100 plates. The British Museum Press, The Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan in the British Museum preserves one of the most extensive collections outside Egypt of funerary papyri, among which... Item #25810
Muybridge's Complete Human and Animal Locomotion. Volume II containing original volumes 5: Males (Pelvis Cloth); 6: Females (Semi-Nude & Transparent Drapery) & Children; 7: Males & Females (Draped) & Miscellaneous Subjects; 8: Abnormal Movements, Males & Females (Nude & Semi-Nude.
New York: Dover Publications, (1979), Part of the unabridge republication of the eleven-volume work "Animal Locomotion" originally published in 1887. large quarto , grey cloth in dust jacket. (iv), (509) pp. Dover Publications, Volume 2 of 3-volume hardcover set includes studies of draped and semi-nude men and women plus the... Item #25181
BECKSON, Karl, (editor).
University Park: Pennsylvania State University, (1977), First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. (x), 284pp. Pennsylvania State University, In the introduction Beckson quotes Yeats as finding Symons someone with a talent for "slipping as it were into the mind of another", acknowledging that his own "thought gained in richness and... Item #3716
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
East Rutherford, New Jersey: Meadowlands Racetrack, November 15, 1997, 8 1/2" x 11" moderately heavy stock. Meadowlands Racetrack, Broadside promoting the Matt Scudder Stakes for November 15, 1997. Broadside SIGNED by Block. Printed in black and red. Design of a bloody dagger, racing horses, and skyline. Fine. Item #23253
HOWLAND, Llewellyn, III, editor.
A Book for Boston. In Which are Gathered Essays, Stories, and Poems by Divers Hands Especially Written in Honor of the City Upon the Occasion of the Three Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of Its Incorporation the Twentieth Day of September Anno Domini Sixteen Hundred and Thirty.
(Boston): David R. Godine, (1980), First Edition. octavo, blue cloth in dust jacket. David R. Godine, Kevin H. White, Mayor: "A very important project of Jubilee 350, the celebration of Boston's 350th birthday, will be A BOOK FOR BOSTON. Jubilee 350 has commissioned original works of fiction and non-fiction by... Item #25798
COHN, Albert M.
(Staten Island: Maurizio Martino), no date , octavo, cloth. xvi, 375pp. Maurizio Martino), Reprint, Limited to 150 copies, of the 1924 edition. With collations, notes, facsimiles and illustrations. Item #17751
MUIR, Percy H.
(c. 1952), Offprint from "The Book Collector" duodecimo, self-wrappers. (16)pp. (Vol I, No. 1: Spring, 1952) with two illustrations. Initially a bookseller in Exeter, Mathews moved to London to become partner to John Lane, publisher of Beardsley, Wilde, tec. When the partnership dissolved, Mathews again sold books and published more... Item #14871
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
University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, (1986), First Edition. quarto, maroon boards. (194), (ii) pp. The Pennsylvania State University Press, 116 pages of text followed by 109 full page plates in color and black and white, index (8) pp. “The Duke’s Studiolo in the Palace at Urbino is at... Item #25166
Paris: The Olympia Press, (1961), First Edition. small octavo, printed green wrappers. The Olympia Press, A very fine, clean copy, though lacking the dust wrapper. No trace of price reduction on back wrapper. Item #25774