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(Brimingham, England): Birmingham School of Printing, 1932. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers, cord-tied. 13+(1) pages. Dedicated to and designed by George W. Jones. A selection of sonnets by Robert Greene, William Browne, Samuel Daniel, Michael Drayton, Edmund Spenser, William Shakespeare, and Sir Philip Sydney. Wrappers lightly tanned at edges. READ MORE about ELIZABETHAN SONNETS
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 121767
(Brimingham, England): City of Birmingham School of Printing, 1934. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers, cord-tied. 26, (2) pages. Printed under the direction of Leonard Jay. Foreword by Jay, introduction by Rhodes. Charters in Latin with modern English translations. Five charters, the earliest 1185. READ MORE about ANCHIENT CHARTERS OF BIRMINGHAM
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 121758
(Birmingham, England: Birmingham School of Printing), 1938. 4to. stiff paper wrappers, cord-tied. 8, (2) pages. Printed under the direction of Leonard Jay. Poetry dedicated to the wife of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain (1937-1940). Geofroy Tory border on title from the George Jones Collection. Wrappers bent near edges and lightly tanned. READ MORE about MRS. NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN AND OTHER POEMS
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 121757
(Birmingham, England): City of Birmingham School of Printing, 1935. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, green cord-tied. 13, (3) pages. Printed under the direction of Leonard Jay. Originally a presentation to members of the Birmingham Jewish Literary Association, October 28, 1934. Cover design by Olga Garner. Wrappers lightly tanned, bent at bottom edge. READ MORE about PLEA FOR THE PEN
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 121764
London: British Museum, 1901. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 149 pages. The section on bookbinding contains 7 illustrations of bookbindings (S-K 1041). READ MORE about GUIDE TO THE EXHIBITION IN THE KING'S LIBRARY ILLUSTRATING THE HISTORY OF PRINTING,...
Price: $32.50 Order nr. 62282
Pittsburgh: The Hunt Botanical Library, 1970. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (viii), 45, (3) pages. Illustrated. READ MORE about THE HUNT BOTANICAL LIBRARY, A DECENNIAL REPORT
Price: $8.00 Order nr. 17340
Princeton: Princeton University, 1950. 12mo. cloth-backed decorated boards, glassine dust jacket. xv pages. Limited to 750 copies. Some illustrations.Well preserved copy. READ MORE about JULIAN P. BOYD, A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL RECORD COMPILED AND OFFERED BY HIS FRIENDS ON THE OCCASION OF...
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 1026
London: Barrie & Jenkins, (1989). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. xiv, 209 pages. Reprint of the revised impression of 1977. A biographical study of this important member of the Pre-Raphelite Brotherhood. Richly illustrated with 280 black and white plates and 50 color plates. Includes a select bibliography, a list of stained-glass windows designed by Burne-Jones, and a list of public collections containing his work. READ MORE about BURNE-JONES
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 120874
Foreword by Carroll A. Wilson.
Portland, ME: The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1945. 8vo. cloth, paper cover label. 35 pages. Foreword by Carroll A. Wilson. Frontispiece portrait by Charles Gogin. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF SAMUEL BUTLER IN THE CHAPIN LIBRARY WILLIAMS COLLEGE
Price: $12.50 Order nr. 1073
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1984). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xvii, 343 pages. First edition. Written to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the press. Much on Stanley Morison. Spine lightly sunned. READ MORE about CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS 1584-1984
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 46886
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, (1969). 8vo. half-cloth over boards. x, 73 pages. First edition. The A.S.W. Rosenbach Fellowship Lecture for 1968. Much on the publisher Harper & Row and their authors. Presentation from the author dated 1969 on free endpaper. READ MORE about THE PUBLISHING EXPERIENCE
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 11932
Birmingham: The City of Birmingham School of Printing, 1952. 8vo. cloth, paper cover and spine labels. 160, (2) pages. Reprint of the first edition of 1844. (Bigmore & Wyman I,389; Sabin p.88). Knight was a well known printer, publisher and all-around literary man. Endpapers toned. READ MORE about WILLIAM CAXTON, THE FIRST ENGLISH PRINTER: A BIOGRAPHY
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 96134
N.P. Princeton University and the Art Institute of Chicago, (1972). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 190, (2) pages. With texts by the editor, Martin Eidelberg, David A. Hanks, Susan Otis Thompson and others. Illustrated. Rubbed around edges. READ MORE about THE ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT IN AMERICA 1876-1916
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 41549
New York: The New York Public Library, 1987. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 44, (42) pages. Text followed by plates showing the typographical design work by Clarke. Printed by the Press of A. Colish. READ MORE about BERT CLARKE - TYPOGRAPHER, A CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION OF SELECTED WORKS WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY...
Price: $13.00 Order nr. 4967
Washington: Library of Congress, 1986. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 75+(1) pages. Printed in an edition limited to 1500 copies. Papers presented at the symposium held at the Library of Congress in 1983 in which biographers, publishers, critics and readers gathered together to discuss the biography. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs of the event. READ MORE about BIOGRAPHY & BOOKS
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 70539
London: The Bookman's Journal, 1924. thick 4to. brown cloth, top edge gilt, others uncut. xvi, 375 pages. First edition, limited to 500 numbered copies. This well illustrated volume is still the definitive work on Cruikshank. Some rubbing along hinges. READ MORE about GEORGE CRUIKSHANK, A CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ OF THE WORK EXECUTED DURING THE YEARS 1806-1877 WITH...
Price: $250.00 Order nr. 120730
Dollar, Scotland: Ruari McLean Assoc. 1976. small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. viii, 96 pages. First edition. Much on color printing. READ MORE about JOSEPH CUNDALL, A VICTORIAN PUBLISHER. NOTES ON HIS LIFE AND A CHECK-LIST OF HIS BOOKS
Price: $18.00 Order nr. 7060
Metuchen: The Scarecrow Press, 1975. 8vo. cloth. v, 379 pages. First edition. Reproduced from typescript. READ MORE about A HISTORY AND BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN MAGAZINES, 1810-1820
Price: $38.00 Order nr. 32320
New York: Apollo, (1986). 4to. thick 4to., cloth, dust jacket. xv, 1081 pages. First printing of enlarged and updated second edition. Contains 2,500 names not included in the last revision of 1983 and virtually 60% of the existing entries have been expanded or updated. An essential refernce work to American Art, which now totals over 12,000 names. Minor wear to jacket. READ MORE about DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN PAINTERS, SCULPTORS & ENGRAVERS FROM COLONIAL TIMES THROUGH 1926
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 105431
London, England: Faber & Faber, 1933. 8vo. cloth. 182 pages. Acknowledgments, list of illustrations, preface by the author. Frontispiece and illustrations in text by Gaudier-Brzeska. Two appendices: letters of Gaudier-Brzeska and list of exhibitions. Unopened. Spine and covers lightly soiled. Foxing on endpapers. READ MORE about HENRI GAUDIER-BRZESKA 1891-1915
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 121212
Translated by George Bisset.
London: Faber, (1977). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 211 pages. Translated by George Bisset. First edition in English; translated from the 1975 first Swedish edition. A look at where publishing was heading by this Swedish publisher. Name in ink on front pastedown. READ MORE about LITERATURE IN THE MARKETPLACE
Price: $8.00 Order nr. 89752