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New York, NY: (The Hispanic Society of America), 1955. 8vo. quarter cloth, paper-covered boards, label on front cover. xii, 100, (2) pages. A collection of poetry. Frontispiece illustration of The Torch Bearers by Anna Hyatt Huntington. Dedication and table of contents. Covers lightly soiled. Marks on endpapers. READ MORE about THE TORCH BEARERS
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 119198
Mit Zeichnungen und Knittelversen von Fritz Kredel
(Offenbach a.M.): (Chemigraphische Anstalt Gebr. Klingspor), n.d. large 12mo. printed pattern paper-covered boards with paper spine and cover labels. Unpaginated. Mit Zeichnungen und Knittelversen von Fritz Kredel. This ABC features paired figures from different periods (each dated, from 1700 B.C. to 1956), dressed in a variety of clothing, with doggerel text appropriate to the multicolor images and featured letter. An appendix indicates the author's sources for the clothing designs. Published as a gift to friends..... READ MORE about EIN LUSTIGES ABC: DER MODEN, TRACHTEN UND KOSTÜME
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 90817
Jameston: John C. Kunzog, 1917. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. (8) pages. Discussion of how to print stamped stationery. Includes 5 examples printed in color. READ MORE about STAMPED STATIONERY, A BOOK OF VALUABLE SUGGESTIONS POINTING THE WAY TO BETTER PROFITS FROM THE...
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 4392
(Providence: n.p., 1961-62). 12mo. paper covered boards. 24+(1) pages. Inscribed to "Dick" from Alexander Nesbitt on colophon page. Goethe's excerpt from the Moritz essay, printed in his Italian Journey. Printed and bound by Ilse Buchert and Alexander Nesbitt at the Rhode Island School of Design. READ MORE about CONCERNING THE CREATIVE IMITATION OF THE BEAUTIFUL
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 116275
New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1928. 8vo. boards. (iv), 30 pages. First edition, limited to 300 copies. (Lee no. 72). Covers age yellowed along edges and spine. READ MORE about REALLY, MY DEAR...A PLAY IN ONE ACT And With Drawings by Johan Bull
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 116299
N.P. (Wellesley College, 1925). 12mo. quarter cloth, decorated paper-covered boards, glassine dust jacket. 64 pages. Decorations by Dugald Stewart Potter. Tipped-in color frrontispiece. A dramatic work to commemorate the college's 50th anniversary. Dust jacket slightly torn near edges. READ MORE about THE WINGED SOUL: A FESTIVAL FOR THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF WELLESLEY COLLEGE
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 120497
New York, NY: R. & G.S. Wood, 1834. 4to. original quarter calf with paper-covered boards. iii, 24, 206 pages. Interest tables for bankers and accountants. Explanatory note. List of recommendations pasted to front pastedown. Boards soiled, scuffed and rubbed. Hinges cracked. Previous owners' names on front free endpaper and title page. Foxing throughout does not obscure text. READ MORE about PRESTON'S COMPLETE TABLE OF INTEREST SHOWING THE NUMBER OF DAYS FROM ANY DATE IN ANY GIVEN MONTH...
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 119126
N.P. (Shenval Press), 1948. 32mo. stiff paper wrappers, dust jacket. 45+(1) pages. Frontispiece. Identified as a "Shenval keepsake." Acknowledgments and postscript. Dinner invitation to honor publisher James Shand laid in. Dust jacket tanned at edges. READ MORE about GASTRONOMIC PLEASURES: A LITERARY RETROSPECT OF A FEW NOTABLE FEASTS
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 119261
New York: William E. Rudge's Sons, 1943. 4to. original cloth-backed pattern paper-covered boards, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, glassine wrapper, slipcase, inserted in cardboard mailer. (ii), ix, 187 pages. First edition, one of the 199 numbered copies signed by Rogers constituting the large-paper edition. The large-paper copy is in a different binding than the trade edition and contains four decorations in color, all executed by Rogers. It also features one of Rogers' printer's..... READ MORE about PARAGRAPHS ON PRINTING
Price: $750.00 Order nr. 28113
Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Verlag Ars Librorum, 1968. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 9, (3) pages. Text in German. Address by Schmid on the opening of an exhibition on Gutenberg at the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz. READ MORE about ANSPRACHE, GEHALTEN AM 3 FEBRUAR 1968 ZUR FEIERLICHEN ERÖFFNUNG DER AUSSTELLUNG "WAS WISSEN...
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 119138
N.P. Privately Printed, 1952. 16mo. printed folder hold title page, introductory page, and 19 example broadsides. Designed by G.H. Petty. "Here are some slightly off-color pearls of wisdom picked up along the Gay White Way and from random detours along the Primrose Path." A collection of small broadsides printed in different colors. Interesting examples of graphic design. READ MORE about EFFEMERA
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 118968
(New York): Kurt H. Volk, Typographer, n.d. tall 12mo. printed brochure with 16 broadsides loosely inserted along with a four page folder listing type faces available from Volk. A folder containing displays of his typographic skills printed in different colors. Inserted is a four page list of type faces and sizes available. Small tear at spine ends of brochure. READ MORE about A SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY THROUGH A TYPOGRAPHIC JUNGLE
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 91398
Harper Woods, MI: Adagio: the Private Press of Leonard F. Bahr, 1962. 8vo. quarter cloth with marbled paper-covered boards. xix, 23-43, (3) pages. First edition, limited to 365 copies. (Tanner and Alstrom 7.) Second production of this private press. The text of John Ruskin's letter to "My Dear Tinie." Sharp satire on British industrialization. READ MORE about THE TEXT OF JOHN RUSKIN'S LETTER TO 'MY DEAR TINIE ' WRITTEN FROM THE BRIDGE OF ALLAN ON 31...
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 63479
(New York, NY: American Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation), n.d, (but circa 1970). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 20, (2) pages. Booklet to promote increased confidence and trust in the American press and freedom of the press, especially among youth. Black and white illustrations. READ MORE about TO STRENGTHEN A FREE PRESS IN AMERICA
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 119083
Illustrated and Illuminated by Valenti Angelo.
New York: Heritage Press, 1935. tall 8vo. full red leather stamped in blind, slipcase. (32) pages printed French fold. Illustrated and Illuminated by Valenti Angelo. The variant bound in full leather. Illustrations heightened in gold by Angelo. Leather spine rubbed. Slipcase worn along edges with small pieces missing. READ MORE about THE SONG OF SONGS WHICH IS SOLOMON'S
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 16537
Chicago, IL: A.C. McClurg and Co., 1899. 16mo. cloth, spine and front cover gilt-stamped. 235, (3) pages. First edition. Illustrated by Helen Maitland Armstrong. Author's note, table of contents, list of illustrations, list of other works by the author. Frontispiece and eleven black and white plates. Ex library copy. Boards soiled and scuffed and rubbed at edges. Bookplate on front pastedown. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. READ MORE about TALES OF AN OLD CHÂTEAU
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 119125
Chicago: At the Sign of the Gargoyle, 1945. tall 12mo. cloth-backed boards. (46) pages printed French fold. Limited to 450 copies. Being the second Chap Book issued by this press. Robert Middleton engraved the decorations. Cloth spine rubbed at spine extremities. With the small private ownership stamp of Elizabeth and Ben Lieberman in corner of front pastedown. READ MORE about THE QUICK BROWN FOX, A CHAP BOOK With an Introduction by R. Hunter Middleton. Cover Engraved on...
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 13036
Oyster Bay, NY: Binnacle Press, 1962. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, paper cover label. (ii), 18, (4) pages. Printed in an edition limited to 600 copies printed for friends of the Binnacle Press. Designed and illustrated by John DePol. The text type is Linotype Times Roman with Bulmer display on Strathmore Text and Ivory Wove Paper. With centerfold chart of the route of the schooner "Stephen Taber" 10 to 15 July, 1961. READ MORE about LOG: FIVE DAYS ABOARD THE SCHOONER "STEPHEN TABER."
Price: $12.50 Order nr. 63708
N.P. The Blackwood Press, (1958). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Limited to 50 copies. Introductory note by printer Edmund E. Simpson. Wrappers show some curling along spine, and lightly soiled. READ MORE about A COLLECTION OF PITHY, ERUDITE, AND INSPIRATIONAL MAXIMS AND APHORISMS AND OTHER SIMILAR STUFF...
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 120994
Lock Haven: Hammermill Paper Co., 1968. 12mo. cloth-backed boards. 216 pages. Limited to 2500 numbered copies. Illustrated. Edited by Lee and with an essay by Kenneth Rexroth. READ MORE about THE TRIAL OF 6 DESIGNERS, DESIGNS FOR KAFKA'S THE TRIAL BY GEORGE SALTER P.J. CONKWRIGHT, MERLE...
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 13829