New York: The Typophiles, 2003, First Edition, Limited to 500 copies. octavo, green wrappers. 29pp. The Typophiles, Introduction by Kit Currie. A tribute to Lerner with essays and a poem by Ronald Gordon, Howard Gralla, Jonathan Hill, Eric Holzenberg, Roland Hoover, Martin Hutner, Herbert Johnson, Jerry Kelly, and Kenneth Auchincloss... Item #13946
Paris: Librairie Emile Nourry, 1935, First Edition. small quarto, original paper wrappers printed in brown and black. 64; 80; 76pp. Librairie Emile Nourry, Three numbers of this scarce quarterly. Near fine, clean condition. Uncut, unopened. Item #27102
Paris: Librairie Emile Nourry, 1936, First Edition. small quarto, original paper wrappers printed in brown and black. 96; 88; 79pp. Librairie Emile Nourry, Three numbers of this scarce quarterly. Near fine, clean condition. Uncut, unopened. Item #27103
Paris: Librairie Emile Nourry, 1937-1938, First Edition. small quarto, original paper wrappers printed in brown and black. 352pp. Librairie Emile Nourry, Four numbers of this scarce quarterly devoted to the history of libraries. Text in French. No. 1 with a bump to the lower right corner. First two issues with... Item #27104
Paris: Librairie Emile Nourry, 1939, First Edition. small quarto, original paper wrappers printed in brown and black. (92); (90)pp. Librairie Emile Nourry, Two numbers of this scarce quarterly. Near fine, clean condition. Uncut, unopened. Item #27105
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
Bound to Vary. A Guild of Book Workers Exhibition of Unique Fine Bindings on the Married Mettle Press Limited Edition of Billy Budd, Sailor.
The Guild of Book Workers, 1988, First Edition. quarto, printed wrappers. (64) pp. The Guild of Book Workers, Fifteen unique bindings, each illustrated in full color. Front cover and front endpaper slightly wrinkled, else fine and clean. Item #23937
Check List of Books Printed by Aldus Manutius in Venice. Selected from the Collection of Giorgio Uzielli. At the Grolier Club, 1962-1963.
New York: The Golier Club, 1963, First Edition. octavo, printed heavy paper wrappers. (12)pp., stapled. The Golier Club, Exhibition catalogue. With one tipped-in plate. "Addendum" slip laid in. Fine copy. Item #27112
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
New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, January 28, 1947, large octavo, printed wrappers. (24) pp. Parke-Bernet Galleries, Frontispiece plus six illustrations. With a lengthy descritpion of this copy and a census of recorded copies of the Bay Psalm Book. "Of the Bay Psalm Book 1,700 copies were printed in 1640: 11 are... Item #27164
(Amsterdam): Pepin Press, (2002), Later printing. quarto, wrappers. (200)pp. Pepin Press, Text in English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish. The original papers illustrated in this book are collected and owned by Jacques Koops and Johannes Marcus. A short description of technique is given at the beginning of every chapter, as... Item #23088
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
Fifty Years of the American Book - Stratford Press. 1899-1949. Vol I: Type Faces, Machine Composition. Vol II: Type Faces, Display Composition.
New York: American Book-Stratford Press, (1949), First Edition. octavo, brick red cloth. (537); 538 - (1,093) pp. American Book-Stratford Press, Illustrated. Minor scratches to cloth. Clean and unmarked. Item #27091
New York: Geo. D. Smith, 1902, First Edition. octavo, printed heavy paper wrappers. 80pp., stapled. Geo. D. Smith, With 1,357 items catalogued. Lists nine William Morris items including The Earthly Paradise inscribed by Morris to his mother. Light shelf wear, several small chips to spine. Item #27157
London: Bernard Quaritch, 1906, First Edition. octavo, printed paper wrappers. 56pp., sewn. Bernard Quaritch, Interesting catalogue of publications from learned societies and institutions. Many of the entries have detailed descriptions of content. Slight dust soiling, small chip to top corner. Item #27158
Manual of Procedure. The Historical Records Survey. Division of Women's and Professional Projects. Works Progress Administration.
Chicago: Historical Records Survey, 1938, Second Edition. quarto, printed paper wrappers. (45)pp., stapled. Historical Records Survey, Light scuffing to corners, a clean copy. Item #27159
(London): Monotype Recorder Company, January-February, 1929, quarto, printed wrappers. (40) pp. Monotype Recorder Company, Tendencies in British Book Printing; The Oxford University Press; A Distinguished Visitor; We do notice the printing! by an Average Reader; The "Younger Generation" in the Book Trade; and more. Covers detached but present, rusty paperclip... Item #27167
(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
New York: Japan Paper Company, no date (c.1935), 8" x 11.25" one folio sheet folded once to form (4) pp. Japan Paper Company, Promotional advertisement specimen sheet for this mould made French paper offered by the paper importer, Japan Paper Company. Planned and produced by the Pynson Printers. The design... Item #26663
BECK, Henry Houghton.
Philadelphia: Globe Bible Publishing, (1900), original salesman's dummy copy. quarto, original blue pictorial cloth. not paginated. Globe Bible Publishing, Original salesman's dummy copy with selections of pages and illustrations along with a leather spine sample. Folding map. Shelf wear, a few stains to cloth. Item #27122
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, F. L. S.
Report of Mr. F. L. S. Bell, M.A. of the Sydney Municipal Library, on his return from a tour in the United States of America, the United Kingdom and Northern Europe, carried out with the assistance of a Grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, 1937.
Sydney: Sydney Municipal Library, 1937, First Edition. quarto, printed paper wrappers. (viii), (44)pp., stapled. Sydney Municipal Library, With one library floor plan. The tour provided Bell with a wealth of material on the functions and organization of libraries abroad. Light wear, dusty, one tiny name stamp on front wrapper. Item #27034
BERKELEY, Edmund, Jr., (compiler).
Columbia SC: MJB, 1999, First Edition. octavo, cloth. 358pp. MJB, Matthew J. Bruccoli established this collection in the University of Virginia Library in 1965 in memory of his father, a veteran of the Great War. Books, Pamphlets, and Periodicals (fiction, poetry and non-fiction); Motion Picture and Video Material, Title List... Item #9012
The English First Editions of Hilaire Belloc. A Chronological Catalogue of 153 Works attributed to that Author. With an open letter to Hilaire Belloc by G. K. Chesterton.
London: Published by the Compiler, 1953, First Edition. octavo, printed heavy prper wrappers. (52)pp., stapled. Published by the Compiler, Bookplate, slight darkening to edges of wrappers, interior clean. Item #27089
The Windmill: Stories, Essays, Poems & Pictures by Authors & Artists whose Works are published at the Sign of the Windmill.
London: William Heinemann Ltd. 1923, First Edition. large octavo, black cloth and orange boards. (x), (226)pp. William Heinemann Ltd., A representative selection from the works of authors and artists whose books were issued between 1893 and 1923 by William Heinemann Ltd. Includes works by John Galsworthy, Siegfried Sassoon, Jack London... Item #14896