Cincinnati: Peter G. Thomson, no date (circa 1890), large octavo, pictorial boards. 94 pp. Peter G. Thomson, With twenty illustrations by the Dalziel Brothers. A good portion of the paper covering the spine is gone, corners scuffed and rounded. Item #27186
Knoxville, TN: The Technical Trade School, (1932), First Edition. quarto, brown heavy paper wrappers stamped in blue, orange and gilt, with yapp edges. not paginated, approx. 100 pp. The Technical Trade School, This issue is comprised of contributions of the past "to the end that we may profit by the... Item #27544
Pittsfield, Mass: Eaton Paper Corporation, 1944, First Edition. 8.8 x 7 cm, marbled boards with brown morocco spine. (55) pp. Eaton Paper Corporation, Printed on Worthy Dacian paper. "Mr. Fred Anthoensen, the designer and printer of this Calendar, is one of the great exponents of the printer's art in America... Item #27631
Pittsfield, Mass: Eaton Paper Corporation, 1944, First Edition. 8.8 x 7 cm, marbled boards with dark brown morocco spine. (55) pp. Eaton Paper Corporation, Printed on Worthy Dacian paper. "Mr. Fred Anthoensen, the designer and printer of this Calendar, is one of the great exponents of the printer's art in... Item #27632
Catalogue de la bibliothèque intéressante spécialement sur la linguistique, theologie, jurisprudence, histoire et belles-lettres, délaissée par feu Mr. E.W.L. Eyssonius Wichers, Bourguemaitre à Delfzijl.
Amsterdam: Frederik Muller, 1876, small octavo, self-wrappers, stitched. 89 pp. Frederik Muller, Book auction catalogue listing 1,530 lots to be sold December 15-16, 1876. Lacking front wrapper. Stain to upper right-hand corner of title page. Contents clean and unmarked. First 4 pages detached but present. Item #26520
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
Catalogue of Publications of Societies and of Periodical Works, Belonging to The Smithsonian Institution, January 1, 1866.
Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1866, First Edition. octavo, printed wrappers. 591 pp. Smithsonian Institution, "The present work is a catalogue of that portion of the library of the Smithsonian Institution which embraces the publications of Learned societies and other public bodies, as well as encyclopedias and periodical and serial works in... Item #27309
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
Princeton: Princeton University Library, 2000; 2003, First Edition. quarto, grey cloth stamped in gilt. 656, 818 pp. Princeton University Library, In fall 1996, the Cotsen staff began compiling a multi-volume book catalogue of the research collection, with support from the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections and the Technical... Item #26587
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
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
Festschrift Georg Leyh. Aufsatze zum Bibliothekswesen und zur Forschungsgeschichte Dargebracht zum 60. Geburtstage am 6. Juni 1937 von Freunden und Fachgenossen.
Leipzig: Otto Harrassowitz, 1937, First Edition. quarto, original printed heavy paper wrappers. xxvi, (428)pp. Otto Harrassowitz, Leyh is considered one of the defining figures of the German library system in the period between the two world wars. In 1912 he pleaded in a fundamental essay, the dogma of the systematic... Item #27165
Meriden, CT: Meriden Gravure Company, (circa 1940's), First Edition. quarto, printed heavy paper wrappers. various. Meriden Gravure Company, 8 issues of this portfolio in supplement form. No 2, A Portfolio of Additional Specimen Plates and a General Discussion of Photographic copy. (8)pp., plus 4 plates; No 3, A portfolio of... Item #27488
(New York: Harbor Press), no date, circa 1930, First Edition. duodecimo, pictorial wrappers, sewn. (8) pp. Harbor Press), Blue-green wrappers printed in a deeper blue-green ink and featuring the Harbor Press iconic seahorse printed in a deep pink ink. All 8 pages contain examples of borders. Laid in is a.... Item #27417
(New York: Harbor Press), no date, circa 1930, First Edition. duodecimo, pictorial wrappers, sewn. (8) pp. Harbor Press), Blue-green wrappers printed in a deeper blue-green ink and featuring the Harbor Press iconic seahorse printed in a deep pink ink. All 8 pages contain examples of borders. Laid in is a.... Item #27419
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
Le surréalisme et ses alentours. Livres, manuscrits, photographies, et oeuvres sur papier. Collection Daniel Filipacchi. Vente en Trois Parties - Deuxième Partie. [With] Le surréalisme et ses alentours. Livres, manuscrits, photographies, et oeuvres sur papier. Collection Daniel Filipacchi. Vente en Trois Parties - Deuxième Partie. Hans Bellmer.
Paris: Christie's, October 21, 2005, quarto, pictorial boards. (327) pp.; 62 pp. Christie's, Christie's auction catalogue offering 209 lots with the separate supplement auction catalogue containing the works of Hans Bellmar, 25 lots. Both of these sales are Christie auctions #5410 representing Part Two of the three part Daniel Filipacchi... Item #26017
Lime Rock, CT]: July 4, 1934, 7" x 8.25" mounted on heavy paper 9" x 12" The deckle edge handmade paper has the Lime Rock Lodge logo printed in the upper left corner with that day's dinner menu typed with date and $1.25 price. Inscribed on the mount, "Dard Hunter... Item #27376
Medieval Manuscripts, Their Makers and Users. A Special Issue of Viator in Honor of Richard and Mary Rouse.
Brepols, 2011, First Edition. large octavo, pictorial boards. vi, 321 pp. Brepols, The essays in this collection pertain to art history, medieval Latin culture both ecclesiastic and legal, the history of vernacular literatures, and the devotional practices of the laity. They reflect the patronage of authors and manuscript painters, from... Item #22853
Chicago: Caxton Club, 2011, First Edition. quarto, boards. 214 pp. Caxton Club, This book provides stories of fifty-two presentation copies from 1470 to 1986, narrating how each book came to be inscribed. Containing 112 illustrations, Other People's Books: Association Copies and the Stories They Tell is a lively historical account... Item #21493
Sale Catalogues of the Libraries of Samuel Johnson, Hester Lynch Thrale (Mrs. Piozzi) and James Boswell.
New Castle: Oak Knoll, 1993, octavo, Oak Knoll, quarter leather and boards. (vii), 320pp. First Edition, Limited to 210 numbered copies. With an informative introduction by Donald D. Eddy which provides analysis of the sales and a description of some of the highspots. Ascensius Press has printed the introduction by... Item #7717
New York: (Harbor Press), no date [circa 1927], First Edition. duodecimo, black wrappers, sewn. 30 pp. (Harbor Press), Contains examples of Caslon, Garamond, Goudy Open, Forum, Lutetia and more in use by this much admired printer and publisher of fine books active from 1925 to 1938. Roland Wood, Elizabeth Wood... Item #27557
New Haven: (Yale University Press), 1939, First Edition. octavo, spiral bound in a blue cloth case. partially paginated, approx. 280 pp. (Yale University Press), The first half consists of Specimens of Book Fonts, Specimens of Job Fonts, Initial Letters, Bold Face Fonts and more, and ends with Title Fonts of... Item #27418
American Printing History Association, 2006, First Edition, Limited to 225 copies. 6" x 9" blue cloth clamshell traycase. various. American Printing History Association, Various typographic arrangements of poems, both contemporary and classic, using a variety of typefaces, colors, formats, and papers, all printed letterpress. The poems were selected by the... Item #16165
ADAMS, John Quincy.
Worcester, Mass: Achille J. St. Onge, Limited to 950 copies. full green calf with a gilt-stamped binding design by Rudolph Ruzicka. A.e.g. 54 pp. Achille J. St. Onge, Printed by Joh. Enschede en Zonen, Haarlem, Holland. Very fine and clean. Item #27633