American Specimen Book of Type Styles: Complete Catalogue of Printing Machinery and Printing Supplies.
Jersey City, NJ: American Type Founders Company, 1912, quarto, red cloth. 1,301 pp. American Type Founders Company, Specimens are preceded by a detailed index. The first 40 pages following the index are detached but laid in. All 1,301 pages accounted present. Spine cloth taped to front cover to secure. No... Item #26486
Stuttgart: Schriftgiesserei Otto Weisert, 1928, quarto, black wrappers stamped in gilt. (20) pp. Schriftgiesserei Otto Weisert, Frontispiece portrait of Bodoni as frontispiece. With a three page biography of Bodoni and his type followed by examples of its use in advertising and in title page design. This is followed by samples... Item #26456
Leiden: E. J. Brill, no date , large quarto [9.5 x 12.5"] printed wrappers. 28 leaves. E. J. Brill, An exceptionally rare type specimen catalogue from this Dutch publishing house E. J. Brill. The British Museum Catalogue 12902 references that it contains the Lord's Prayer in twenty-four languages. This copy... Item #26459
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
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
A Chicago Morality Play. (Cover title). Three excerpts reprinted from a Caxton Club book of 1953. Faust.
Evanston: The Turtle Press, 1989, "About a hundred copoies have been printed as a 1989 Typocrafters keepsake at The Turtle Press in Evanston by Pam Beck and Bruce Beck" tall octavo, printed wrappers, sewn. (17) pp. The Turtle Press, From the 1989 Introduction by the printer, Bruce Beck, "(Harry T.)... Item #26371
Upper Denby, Huddersfield, England: Fleece Press, 2016, First Edition, Limited to 185 copies. small oblong octavo, bound at the Press in a Japanese stab binding using four different paste papers made by Sage Reynolds thirty years ago. (13) pp. Fleece Press, Lucy Wertheim, who ran a London gallery during the... Item #25837
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
Frankfurt am Main: D. Stempel A.G. no date , octavo, marbled wrappers with printed label on front cover. (74) pp. D. Stempel A.G., Includes a brief history of the Drugulin type foundry. Text in German. Printed in black and red. Four pages with blue pencil check marks in blank margins... Item #26472
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
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
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
ABRAMOVE, K. I. (compiler).
Moscow: Progress Publishers, (1983), First English translation. small octavo, blue boards. (216)pp. Progress Publishers, Frontispiece portrait of Lenin. Originally published in Russia in 1977, this is an English translation of Lenin's writings on libraries in the Soviet Union. Fine. Item #26436
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
Incunabuli Libri Rari e Manoscritti di Notevole Interesse nella Bibliotheca Bolognese di Raimondo Ambrosini. Estratto del Catalogo a Stampa Offerto AglivIntervenuti All' VIII Riunione Bibliographica in Bologna Nel Maggio 1908.
Bologna: Garagnani, 1908, First Edition. quarto, original printed paper wrappers. (36)pp. Garagnani, Catalogue with annotations. Water stains to wrappers and edges of text, slight foxing. Item #26326
APULEIUS, Lucius Apuleius Madaurensis.
Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 1500, 8 x 11" single leaf, printed both sides. Benedictus Hectoris, A 52-line page with 19-line inset, printed shoulder-notes. Verso 52-line page with 8-line inset, printed shoulder-notes. Mild water stain along one edge and one corner. Item #26446
APULEIUS, Lucius Apuleius Madaurensis.
Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 1500, 8 x 11" single leaf, printed both sides. Benedictus Hectoris, A 52-line page with 11-line inset, printed shoulder-notes. Verso 52-line page with 13-line inset, printed shoulder-notes. A fine, clean example. Item #26448
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
BAILLY, J. L. A. [Jean Louis Amand].
Paris: Rousselon, 1828, First Edition. small octavo, rebound in brown marbled boards and brown morocco spine, marbled endpapers. ii, 210 pp. Rousselon, "Historical notices on ancient and modern libraries. Followed by a comparative table of the products of the press from 1812 to 1825, and a collection of laws and... Item #26302
BAKER, Cathleen A.
From the Hand to the Machine. Nineteenth-Century American Paper and Mediums: Technologies, Materials, and Conservation.
Ann Arbor: The Legacy Press, (2014), Second Impression. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 432 pp. The Legacy Press, Nowhere in the world did the industrial revolution occur faster and to such a degree than in the United States. The American pulp-and-paper and printing industries not only grew exponentially, but also... Item #21411
BAKER, J. J.
(Woodbridge): The Boydell Press, (1996), First Edition. large octavo, blue boards. (xc), 828pp. The Boydell Press, One of the most important collections of English legal manuscripts in the world. The principal collection derived from the library of John Moore, bishop of Ely, presented to the University by King George I.... Item #13850