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
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
New York: The Spiral Press, 1965, Limited Edition of 285 numbered copies, signed. large quarto, cloth and vellum in chemise and slipcase. (40)pp., unpaginated. The Spiral Press, Book designed by Joseph Blumenthal, set in Emerson type and printed at The Spiral Press. The drawings made by Ben Shahn for this... Item #27438
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
Carol & Paul Hollister, 1953, 9" x 15" single sheet broadside. Carol & Paul Hollister, "This is a sort of replica, in contemporary Caslon. It is reduced to one-quarter of the area of the original playbill which hangs in the dining-room of The Players, at 16 Gramercy Park, New York... Item #27466
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
Handbuch Buchverschluss und Buchbeschlag. Terminologie und Geschichte im deutschsprachigen Raum, in den Niederlanden und Italien vom frühen Mittelalter bis in die Gegenwart. [Manual book closure and book fitting. Terminology and history in the German-speaking world, in the Netherlands and Italy from the early Middle Ages to the present.].
Dr Ludwig Reichert Verlag, 2010, First Edition. large octavo, pictorial boards. 256 pp. Dr Ludwig Reichert Verlag, What makes the publication of this book timely and necessary is the apparent need by historians, academics and collectors of antiquarian books for a standardized terminology to describe book fastenings (clasps) and book... Item #26629
AGATI, Maria Luisa.
L'Erma di Bretschneider, 2017, First Edition. octavo, printed wrappers. 536 pp. L'Erma di Bretschneider, This work has been conceived by the author as an enlarged version of the original volume Il libro manoscritto: Introduzione alla codicologia, already published in this series (n 124). At a time when the breaking down... Item #26733
ALBRO, Sylvia Rodgers.
Washington, DC; New Castle: Library of Congress; Oak Knoll Press, 2016, First Edition. square octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 240 pp. Library of Congress; Oak Knoll Press, Fabriano: City of Medieval and Renaissance Papermaking by Sylvia Albro explores how the Arab art of papermaking by hand came to the Italian... Item #25849
ANDRIOLO, A. E. and S. Reynolds.
A Catalogue of Western Book Illumination in the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Cambridge Colleges. Part Five. Volume One: Books Printed in Italy before 1501.
Harvey Miller, 2017, First Edition. large quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 288 pp; 330 color illustrations. Harvey Miller, Incunabula research is flourishing in the twenty-first century. Since the turn of the millennium, printed catalogues of globally important collections have been published and online cataloguing projects have transformed knowledge and access... Item #26534
AS-VIJVERS, Anne Margreet .
Brepols Publishers, 2013, First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 786 pp. Brepols Publishers, The subject of the present publication is the working practices of the Ghent-Bruges illuminators, active in Flanders in the decades around 1500. Its focus is on manuscripts featuring freestanding, isolated motifs painted in the margins of... Item #22988
New York: The Grolier Club, 2002, Limited to 250 numbered and signed copies. quarto, cloth in slipcase. 44 pp. The Grolier Club, Illustrations include eight full page color wood engravings and three vignettes by Gaylord Schanilec, one of the leading contemporary woodcut artists. This work was designed by the illustrator... Item #26031