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
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
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
(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
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
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
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
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
TREDWELL, Daniel M.
Brooklyn: Fred Tredwell, 1881, First Edition. octavo, rebound in modern three-quarter simulated leather with marbled boards. (iv), 161pp. Fred Tredwell, A paper read before the Rembrandt Club of Brooklyn which is here published "somewhat extended both by additions to the text and by annotations." One of the few sources for... Item #13905
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
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
KEATING, George T.
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1929, First Edition, Limited to 501 numbered copies. large quarto, blue cloth with boards medallion insert on front cover and with printed spine label, slipcase. xvi, 450pp. Doubleday, Doran, A magnificent collection for which "completeness, condition, and association interest are present in every item." Each succeeding... Item #24863
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1905), First American Edition. quarto, green cloth stamped in gilt. (xiv),443 pp. (426) pp. G. P. Putnam's Sons, Illustrated. Part of the Connoisseur's Library. Minor wear to top of spine, spine faded. Interior clean, hinges solid. Item #24647
MURRY, John Middleton.
A short letter on The Adelphi stationery. "Dear Madame, The demands on my time - unremunerative demands - have increased so much during the last year that I can only lecture for payment..." Murry then provides his agent's name and address. "I am sorry to make this forbidding reply: but... Item #23362
The American Spectator: A Literary Newspaper. Vol. I, No. 1 through Vol. I, No. 7; November, 1932 through May, 1933.
The first seven issues folded twice with original print wrap-around band which noted the contributors to that issue. Very fine without wear, fading or chipping. Publication was suspended with the April/May, 1935 issue. These first seven issues were edited by George Jean Nathan, Ernest Boyd, James Branch Cabell, and Eugene... Item #17856
New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1935), First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. (xii), 225 pp. Reynal & Hitchcock, Illustrated. Several chips and tears to dust jacket. Item #25179
FEATHER, John and Paul Sturges, editors.
London: Routledge, (1997), First Edition. large octavo, pictorial boards. (xxxii), 492 pp. Routledge, An analyses of the key ideas, topics and terminology of this established, but changing, descipline. Over 500 entries offer wide-ranging coverage and are written by a team of more than 150 contributors from around the world. Volume... Item #23037
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923, Reprint. octavo, patterned paper boards and tan linen with printed spie label. 304 pp. Alfred A. Knopf, An interpretative history showing the various tendencies of the time as expressed in books and pictures. With chapters on Fin de Siecle 1890-1900, The Decadence, Oscar Wilde... Item #24876