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(Siena): n.p., n.d. (circa 1926). 4to. Marbled paper boards. not paginated. This volume contains two letters tipped-in dated 20.3.1926 & 5.2.1926 apparently from the director of the town library of Siena to Cesare Olschki. The writing is extremely difficult to decipher. These letters are followed by a one and half page handwritten ( fairly easy to read) summary of the typescript which comes after it. The typescript reproduces a portion of Romagnolo, E. - Biografia..... READ MORE about BIBLIOTECA COMUMALE DI SIENA
Price: $55.00 Order nr. 88092
N.P. n.p., 1823. narrow 4to. disbound. (i), 19 + 1 pages. The bill repealing two acts passed in the 39th, 40th and in the 41st years of the reign of King George III which themselves were repeals of acts passed in the reign of King James I all to do with the use of Horse Hides in the making of Boots and Shoes, and for better prevention of damaging raw hides and skins . These..... READ MORE about Bill for Repealing Two Acts
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 87788
(London: British Museum, 1818). 4to. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. Interesting accounting statement issued by the British Museum (Thomas Keith, Accountant) giving full details of the costs and income of the Museum. With month by month attendance records for seven years present in table form. Appears to be removed from some other document although the titling information is printed in a way that would appear as the front cover when folded. READ MORE about BRITISH MUSEUM. ACCOUNTS, ESTIMATE, AND NUMBER OF PERSONS ADMITTED
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 88126
N.P. n.p., n.d. folio. modern stiff paper wrappers. 3 leaves. These are the famous illustrations of French box making and gaufrering technique from the 1765 Diderot-D'Alembert Encycolpédie. Two plates and the instructive text for the plates on a separate sheet. Modern wrappers. READ MORE about CARTONNIER ET GAUFREUR EN CARTON
Price: $200.00 Order nr. 88203
London: Puttick and Simpson, 1866. small 8vo. self paper wrappers. 68 pages. Sale held July 6-7 and 9-10. 1384 lots. List of Catalogues of English Book Sales 1676-1900 now in the British Museum. (1915). p. 315. Remains of postage stamp near bottom corner of front panel. Lightly soiled and worn. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF AN INTERESTING COLLECTION OF ENGLISH AND FOREIGN BOOKS FROM A DISTINGUISHED LIBRARY
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 87414
London: Puttick and Simpson, 1865. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 74 pages. Sale held December 16, 18-20. 1461 lots. Front panel worn at fore edge. Back panel discolored with a small tear near spine. List of Catalogues of English Book Sales 1676-1900 now in the British Museum. (1915). p. 313. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF CURIOUS AND SCARCE BOOKS, THE LIBRARY OF AN AMATEUR WHO IS LEAVING ENGLAND
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 87452
London: Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, n.d. large 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 38 pages. A catalogue of books arranged by topic, which include morality and religion, education, domestic economy and architecture. Front panel soiled and worn, corners creased. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF PRACTICAL AND USEFUL BOOKS ON EDUCATION; DOMESTIC ECONOMY; ETC
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 87628
London: Puttick and Simpson, 1865. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 58 pages. Sale held November 8-10. 1049 lots. List of Catalogues of English Book Sales 1676-1900 now in the British Museum. (1915). p. 313. Front panel a bit worn at edges, vertical crease on back panel. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE LIBRARY OF A GENTLEMAN REMOVED FROM HIS RESIDENCE IN SURREY
Price: $85.00 Order nr. 87450
Rarissimes livres Anciens, Beaux Livres Modernes, Choix de curieux Autographes, Ravissantes Reliures, Éditions Originales, Incunables
Paris: Georges Andrieux, 1926. 4to. paper wrappers. (xi), 82, (3) pages. Rarissimes livres Anciens, Beaux Livres Modernes, Choix de curieux Autographes, Ravissantes Reliures, Éditions Originales, Incunables. An auction catalogue of 216 items. Many black-and-white photographs. Front panel detached, spine lacking much of the paper, back panel starting to come loose. There is some edgewear, back panel very finger smudged. READ MORE about EXCELLENTS DÉBUTS DE BIBLIOPHILIE
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 88208
Erlesenes und Erlebtes; Buch-Miniaturen, Zweite Folge; Buch-Miniaturen, Dritte Folge; Buch-Miniaturen, Vierte Folge
Berlin: Galerie Gerd Rosen, (1957); (1958); 1959; 1960. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 12; 11(+1); (ii),39(+1); (ii),54 pages. Erlesenes und Erlebtes; Buch-Miniaturen, Zweite Folge; Buch-Miniaturen, Dritte Folge; Buch-Miniaturen, Vierte Folge. This volume contains four special issues from Galerie Gerd Rosen in Berlin. The first commemorated the lawyer and book collector Otto Deneke, who had died the previous year, and includes original contributions from Rudolf Alexander Schröder (memories of Deneke and Rudolf Borchardt) and from Alfred von..... READ MORE about Galerie Gerd Rosen (Four special issues bound in one
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 88263
Paris: Siège de la Sociétié, 1893. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 40 pages. An account of the Silver Anniversary of the Sociétié Bilbliographique, complete with speeches and poetry. Lacking back panel. Front panel and pages are very lightly edge worn. READ MORE about LES NOCES D'ARGENT DE LA SOCIÉTÉ BIBLIOGRAPHIQUE
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 88321
Volume 445, No. 33, 4th Dec. 1947
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1947. 8vo. self paper wrappers. variously paginated. Volume 445, No. 33, 4th Dec. 1947. The official report from the House of Commons for Thursday December 4, 1947. Includes testimony and discussion of restrictions on book imports. Spine worn and pages coming loose at head and tail. Lightly faded and soiled. READ MORE about PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES HOUSE OF COMMONS OFFICIAL REPORT
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 87705
London: H.M.S.O., various dates. tall 8vo. cloth. various paginations (hundreds of pages). Filled with many illustrations and diagrams. Ex-Middlesborough Public Libraries with shelf marks gilt on spine, blind stamp on upper covers, book-label and the occasional stamp but an extremely sound, clean and well-preserved copy. READ MORE about PATENTS FOR INVENTIONS. ABRIDGMENTS OF SPECIFICATIONS. CLASS 121. STARCH, GUM, SIZE, GLUE, AND...
Price: $85.00 Order nr. 80240
London: H.M.S.O., variously dated. tall 8vo. cloth. variously paginated. An index of all the patents that had been filed on machinery to make boxes to be used for filing papers and documents, filing cards, cash registers, etc. Many diagrams, uniform brown cloth, spines lettered gilt; ex-Middlesborough Public Libraries with shelf marks gilt on spine, blind stamp on upper covers, book-label and the occasional stamp but an extremely sound, clean and well-preserved copy. READ MORE about PATENTS FOR INVENTIONS. ABRIDGMENTS OF SPECIFICATIONS. CLASS 146 (I). FILING PAPERS AND DOCUMENTS...
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 80209
London: H.M.S.O., variously dated. large 8vo. cloth. variously paginations. 2 volumes. Many illustrations and diagrams. Ex-Middlesborough Public Libraries with shelf marks gilt on spine, blind stamp on upper covers, book-label and the occasional stamp but an extremely sound, clean and well-preserved set. READ MORE about PATENTS FOR INVENTIONS. ABRIDGMENTS OF SPECIFICATIONS. CLASS 70. INDIA RUBBER AND GUTTA-PERCHA...
Price: $185.00 Order nr. 80321
London: House of Commons, 1857. folio. self paper wrappers, stitched as issued. 10 pages. Not noted by Bigmore & Wyman. Issued on March 17, 1857. With statistical tables. Shelf mark in ink on title page. READ MORE about REPORT FROM THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON PRINTING; WITH THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 80653
London: William Strange ; William Tindall, 1831-1832. 4to. cloth spine with paper-covered boards with two paper labels on front board. variously paginated. Two runs of early nineteenth-century periodical bound together. #1-62 ; #1-45 issues. The first is the well-known Figaro in London , with a title page Volume 1 for the year 1832. No.1 is dated Saturday, December 10, 1831, followed by a complete run through No.62 dated Saturday, February 9, 1832 (which should be..... READ MORE about Runs of two 19th-century periodicals: FIGARO IN LONDON & THE LITERARY GUARDIAN AND SPECTATOR...
Price: $950.00 Order nr. 88268
Farnborough: Gregg Reprint, 1971. 4to. cloth. 352 pages. Reprint of the 1953 first edition. READ MORE about SCRIPTORIUM ... INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF MANUSCRIPT STUDIES. TOME V11. 1953
Price: $85.00 Order nr. 80563
Farnborough: Gregg Reprint, 1971. 4to. cloth. 352, (2) pages. Reprint of the 1954 first edition. READ MORE about SCRIPTORIUM ... INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF MANUSCRIPT STUDIES. TOME V111. 1954
Price: $85.00 Order nr. 80564
Newcastle: M.A. Richardson, 1843. large 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 16 pages. Number 10. Only 100 copies printed. A reprint of a rare tract, originally printed for Hugh Adamson in London 1643. Includes original title page and colored ink on first page of text. Dedication to Robert W.M. Brandling of Low Gosforth, chairman of the coal trade committee. Well preserved. READ MORE about SEA-COALE, CHAR-COALE, AND SMALL COALE: OR A DISCOURSE BETWEEN A NEW-CASTLE COLLIER, A...
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 87986
London: Gresham Press, n.d. (ca. 1890’s). oblong 4to. original front cover present but worn; back cover lacking. (24) pages. Comprises priced specimens of labels, both blank and filled, and reversed for transfer, along with vignette specimens of pianos, piano stools, organs, musical cases, etc. Specimens printed in orange or black. No other copy traced. Front cover detached and heavily chipped around edges, contents very good. Back cover lacking. An incredible survival. READ MORE about UNWIN BROTHERS WILL BE PLEASED TO FORWARD ESTIMATES FOR PRICE LISTS, CATALOGUES AND PRINTING OF...
Price: $325.00 Order nr. 80255
London: Europa Publications Limited, 1978. small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. (xvi),1050; xv,1051-2038 pages. 2 volumes. 29th edition. A directory of educational, cultural and scientific institutions. Includes names and addresses of museums, universities, libraries, art galleries and research institutions. Edges of dust jacket show wear, small tear at bottom of back panel. READ MORE about THE WORLD OF LEARNING
Price: $5.00 Order nr. 87236
London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, (1962). small 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xvii, 148 pages. Sixth edition. Spine of jacket faded. READ MORE about FACTS AND HOW TO FIND THEM, A GUIDE TO SOURCES OF INFORMATION AND TO THE METHOD OF SYSTEMATIC...
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 79921