New York: Sotheby's, Dec 12, 1991, quarto, boards. (x), (90)pp, illustrated with 64pp. of color plates. 45 items listed. Sotheby's, The Schoyen Collection began in 1955 with the acquisition of a printed book containing a manuscript fragment. Continuing to collect both incunables and manuscripts, the manuscripts soon outpaced the collecting... Item #3727
Source Material. Manuscripts from the IXth to the XVth Century, Original Documents of the XVIth to the XIXth Century, Some Early Monuments of Printing, Cartography and the Grahic Arts.
Leipzig: Karl W. Hiersemann, 1926, large quarto, printed wrappers. 94 pp. Karl W. Hiersemann, Hiersemann rare book catalogue New Series No. 1. 91 items offered, 22 are illustrated. With an alphabetic index and a systematic index. Wrappers dust soiled, two corners with small chips. Solid. Item #26530
ALEXANDER, Dorothy, in collaboration with Walter L. Strauss.
New York: Abaris, (1977), First Edition. quarto, grey pictorial cloth. 416pp. Abaris, Extensively illustrated. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS VOLUME 1 ONLY. Edges of text block dusty and a bit foxed, text clean. Item #27220
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2016, Ninth Edition, completely revised and reset. small octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 264 pp. Oak Knoll Press, With additional information and illustrated with line drawings and color photographs. Shaken, Unsophisticated, Harleian Style, Fingerprint, E-book, Dentelle. Can you define these terms? If not, this is... Item #25731
COOK, Christopher D.
London: The Bibliographical Society, 2013, First Edition. octavo, blue cloth. 185 pp. The Bibliographical Society, Westminster Abbey is closely connected with the early history of printing in England: England's first printer, William Caxton, had his workshop within the monastery walls. Both the Abbey and the adjacent Westminster School have profited... Item #23062
GLENN, John and David Walsh.
(Cambridge): Brewer, (1988), First Edition. quarto, boards in dust jacket. xii, 82pp. Brewer, With nine plates of illustrations. In 1598 Francis Trigge, Rector of Welbourne in Lincolnshire, arranged for a library to be provided in St. Wulfram's church, Grantham, for the use of the clergy and inhabitants of the town... Item #7422
Oxford: Bodleian Library, 2015, "Collector's Edition" Limited to 350 numbered and signed copies. quarto, quarterbound in Nigerian goatskin with gold tooling and blind blocking on the spine and front cover, in a matching blocked, lined slipcase. 360 pp. Bodleian Library, Marks of Genius pays tribute to some of the most... Item #25322
Laserna Santander, M. de.
Mémoire historique sur la bibliothèque dite de Bourgogne, présentement Bibliothèque publique de Bruxelles.
Bruxelles: de l'Imprimerie de A. J. D. de Braeckenier, 1809, First Edition, Large Paper copy printed on laid paper. octavo, rebound in red marbled boards and red leather spine. [ii], iv, 216 pp. de l'Imprimerie de A. J. D. de Braeckenier, About ten leaves with water stain along edges, including... Item #26306
VAN GULIK, Egbertus .
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018, First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 544 pp. University of Toronto Press, What became of Erasmus’ books? The most famous scholar of his day died in peaceful prosperity and in the company of celebrated and responsible friends. His zeal for useful books was... Item #27538
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1970, Revised Edition. quarto, original black buckram. (x), (262)pp. followed by LVI pp. of plates. Princeton University Press, Also illustrations in text. Neat name, address and date on front end paper. Near fine copy. Item #27219
Harvey Miller, 2017, First Edition. quarto, in dust jacket. 456 pp. Harvey Miller, The Gutenberg Bible is widely recognized as Europe's first printed book, a book that forever changed the world. However, despite its initial impact, fame was fleeting: for the better part of three centuries the Bible was virtually... Item #26247