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(New York): New York Public Library, 1964, First Edition. octavo, wrappers. (16)pp. New York Public Library, An exhibit in honor of the 1964 World's Fair: the Lenox Collection Gutenberg Bible, the "Spanish folio" edition of Columbus' letter of discovery, a "Bay Psalm Book,: the manuscript of the Olive Branch petition... Item #10883
New York: Oxford University Press, 1944, 325 copies contributed to The Typophiles by Oxford University Press. oblong duodecimo, mauve printed wrappers. (32) pp. Oxford University Press, Designed by John Begg and printed by the Press of A. Colish. The Oxford initials were specially drawn by Edgar Cirlin. A charming, innovative... Item #27672
Frankfort, Germany: D. Stempel AG, no date [circa 1930 - 40], D. Stempel AG, A font designed in 1928 by Herbert Thannhaeuser. Four pieces of promotional ephemera: 7.25 x 8.5" single leaf printed one side only in orange and black, German language; 8.25 x 11.75" single leaf printed two sided... Item #26621
Chicago: American Library Association, 1986, Second edition. large quarto, red cloth. (xxvi), 895 pp. American Library Association, Previous owner's name on front endpaper, else a fine, clean copy. Illustrated. Item #23712
The American Spectator: A Literary Newspaper. Vol. I, No. 1 through Vol. I, No. 7; November, 1932 through May, 1933.
The first seven issues folded twice with original print wrap-around band which noted the contributors to that issue. Very fine without wear, fading or chipping. Publication was suspended with the April/May, 1935 issue. These first seven issues were edited by George Jean Nathan, Ernest Boyd, James Branch Cabell, and Eugene... Item #17856
(New Castle): The Delaware Bibliophiles, 1991, First Edition. octavo, boards & cloth. (94)pp. The Delaware Bibliophiles, Limited to 200 numbered copies. Introduction by Gordon A. Pfeiffer, Dr. Barbara Benson contributes an article on the general history of papermaking in Delaware; H. B. Hancock and N. B. Wilkinson on "The Gilpins... Item #7720
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
The Art of Type Specimen in the Twentieth Century. An exhibition held at ITC Center 1 March - 21 May 1993.
New York: The Typophiles, 1993, First Edition. octavo, wrappers. (64)pp. The Typophiles, Limited to 1,100 copies of which this is one of 500 copies with the imprint of The International Typeface Corporation. With essays on Twentieth Century Type Specimens by David Pankow and John Dreyfus. The 125 items displayed are... Item #10569
The Arts of the Book. Printing, Illustrating, Binding, Manuscripts, Early Printed Books, Bibles, Books of Prayer, Service Books, Greek and Latin Classics, Later Literature, English and Foreign. The Splendid Library Formed by the late Charles C. Kalbfleisch.
New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, January 10 and 11, 1944, quarto, printed wrappers. (viii), 228 pp. Parke-Bernet Galleries, Auction catalogue 514. 1,011 lots listed. Numerous illustrations, many of which are of bindings. Fore-edge of front wrapper soiled, contents clean. Item #27643
The Bacon-Frank Manuscripts from Campsall Hall. Henry V's Manuscript of Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde.
August 11, 1942, octavo, printed wrappers. 14pp. Sotheby book auction catalogue. 55 items catalogued. With two plates. Slight corner wear. Item #26549
London: Bernard Quaritch, 1990, large octavo, pictorial wrappers. (52) pp. Bernard Quaritch, Quaritch rare book catalogue #1128 offering 25 items. Illustrated in black and white including five full color illustrations. No prices are noted as the collection was sold en bloc to the collector Martin Schoyen of Oslo. Very fine. Item #27546
Bibliotheca Phillippica. Catalogue of English Manuscripts, Autograph Letters and Charters from the Celebrated Collection formed by Sir Thomas Phillipps...New Series: Twelfth Part.
London: Sotheby & Co, June 25, 1974, octavo, printed green wrappers. 154 pp. Sotheby & Co, 256 lots. From the Introduction, "The astonishing range of Sir Thomas Phillipp's collecting interests...has been amply illustrated in earlier sales, and the present catalogue provides further evidence.Besides the raw material of conventional political history...are... Item #23244
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
May 21, 22, 23, 1928, octavo, orig. printed wrappers. 207pp. Anderson Galleries rare book auction sale number 2276 offering 1,439 lots. PART FOUR ONLY. Slight wear, dusty. Item #26552
Books from the libraries of James F. Thompson, Esq., and an English gentleman and the late Alexander Bryant and William Churchill Oastler, Esqs.
New York: American Art Association, May 14, 1915, octavo, printed wrappers. not paginated. American Art Association, American Art Association sale 331 lots. Standard sets i fine bindings, Valentine's Manuals and first editions of Mark Twain and John Kendrick Bangs. McKay 7560. Mckay location symbols penned to the upper edge of... Item #25456
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
New York: Society of Scribes, (1977), First Edition. octavo, printed wrappers, plastic comb binding. Society of Scribes, Each week contains a different text presented by a different calligrapher. Fine copy. Item #27535
New York: Society of Scribes, (1978), First Edition. octavo, printed wrappers, plastic comb binding. Society of Scribes, Each week contains a different text presented by a different calligrapher. A fine copy. Item #27536
London: Christie's, June 1, 1999, quarto, printed wrappers. 66, (xviii) pp. Christie's, Christie's book, map and atlas catalogue offering 64 lots. Illustrated in color. Item #25042
London: Christie's, May 20, 1998, quarto, printed wrappers. 108, (iv) pp. Christie's, Christie's book, map and atlas catalogue offering 66 lots. Illustrated in color, one fold-out. Printed prices realized laid in. A few brief marginal notes in pencil, else very fine. Item #25043
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