Bibliographical Catalogue of First Editions, Proof Copies & Manuscripts of Books by Lord Byron Exhibited at the Fourth Exhibition held by The First Edition Club, January 1925.
No place [London]: The First Edition Club, 1925, First Edition, Limited to 500 numbered copies. large octavo, black buckram, t.e.g. (xviii), 97 pp. The First Edition Club, Prefatory note by A. J. A. Symons. Illustrated. Although not noted in the text, many of the examples on exhibition were from the... Item #19118
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
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
Cloth-backed folding case with original ties issued by The Curwen Press to hold eight issues of The Curwen Press News-Letter.
(The Curwen Press, circa 1935), 7.5" x 10.5" sides covered in Curwen patterned paper of pink, white and green decorations against a black background, black cloth spine stamped in gilt, with original ties. (The Curwen Press, Three cloth folding flaps on the interior to hold the issues in place. Corners... Item #27063
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
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
Lunengerg, VT: Stinehour Press, 1998, First Edition. cloth, folio. (56) leaves, (12) pages in pocket. Stinehour Press, This facsimile edition reproduces photographs, mostly attributed to Potter's father, amateur photographer Rupert Potter, in an arrangement telling the story of her life. The photographs range from studio photographs of Beatrix Potter as... Item #26590
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
(Stuttgart, Germany): Daco Verlag, (1994), First Edition, Limited to 1,400 numbered copies. oblong large quarto, white cloth is inlaid color label on front cover reproducing a Francis monotype, in original cloth slipcase. 346 pp. Daco Verlag, Foreword by Pontus Hulten; Introduction by Garner Tullis. Each of the 150 monotypes is... Item #27067
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
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
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
London: Cotsen Occasional Press, 2009, First Edition, Limited to 300 copies. quarto; oblong quarto, blue cloth in matching slipcase. 114 pp. (text); 231 pp. facsimile. Cotsen Occasional Press, This work unites the Rothschild Alunno, now in the Cotsen Childrens Library, with Alunnos remaining work from four European collections and reconstructs... Item #26586
BARRET, Sebastien, Dominique Stutzmann and Georg Vogeler, editors.
Ruling the Script in the Middle Ages. Formal Aspects of Written Communication (Books, Charters, and Inscriptions).
Brepols, 2017, First Edition. octavo, pictorial boards. 545 pp. Brepols, The textuality and materiality of documents are an essential part of their communicative role. Medieval writing, as part of the interpersonal communication process, had to follow rules to ensure the legibility and understanding of a text and its connotations. This... Item #26188
BECKWITH, Alice H.R.H.
Illustrating the Good Life: The Pissarros' Eragny Press, 1894-1914. A Catalogue of an Exhibition of Books, Prints & Drawings Related to the Work of the Press.
New York: Grolier Club, 2007, First Edition, Limited to 400 copies. quarto, printed wrappers. (x), (70)pp. Grolier Club, Preface by Alan Fern. Frontispiece and 38 color and duotone illustrations. An illustrated history and survey of the work of the Eragny Press by Alice H. R. H. Beckwith, followed by detailed... Item #16576
BELL, David N.
The Library of the Abbey of La Trappe. A Study of its History from the Twelfth Century to the French Revolution, with an Annotated Edition of the 1752 Catalogue.
Brepols Publishers, 2014, First Edition. large octavo, boards. xiv, 648 pp. Brepols Publishers, This volume presents a study of the library of the Cistercian abbey of La Trappe in Normandy from the twelfth century to the French Revolution, together with an annotated edition of the library catalogue of 1752. The... Item #24470
University Park; New York: Penn State University Press; Morgan Library & Museum, 2015, First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 264 pp. Penn State University Press; Morgan Library & Museum, The great painter Henri Matisse was also a great book illustrator. A pioneering member of the Fauves, a supreme colorist... Item #27179