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Bruxelles: Bibliothèque Royale Albert Ier. 1975. thick small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. xviii, 495, (3) pages. Avant-Propos by Martin Wittek. Filled with interesting text and illustrations (some in color). READ MORE about CINQ ANNÉES D'ACQUSITIONS, 1969-1973
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 106272
New York: American Art Association, 1938, 1938, 1938, 1939. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. Very good set of this magnificent library catalogue. Many plates of bookbindings. A fifth volume that is not present was issued in 1948 and described Bishop's French books. Light cover wear. Ownership inscription in pencil. READ MORE about THE CORTLANDT F. BISHOP LIBRARY
Price: $125.00 Order nr. 102751
London: Maggs Bros. 1913. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 120 pages and 62 plates. Catalogue 308. Many bindings illustrated including a number in color. Ink stamp of library on front page. Minor wear, else fine. READ MORE about RARE AND BEAUTIFUL BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, AND BINDINGS
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 11880
Chicago: Library Bureau, 1910. 8vo. cloth. 174 pages. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Covers all aspects of bookbinding including materials and paper. Also has a list of equipment, bindery terms and a list of makers of and dealers in material and equipment. From the library of the publisher Ginn and Company with their bookplate. Number on spine and pocket in back. Ownership inscription in pencil. READ MORE about NOTES ON BOOKBINDING FOR LIBRARIES
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 6167
With an Introduction by Sofus Larsen and Anker Kyster, Med et Resume par Dansk. 102 Plates.
Copenhagen: Levin & Munksgaard Publishers, 1930. 4to. cloth-backed marbled paper-covered boards, paper spine label, dust jacket. 53 pages followed by the plates. With an Introduction by Sofus Larsen and Anker Kyster, Med et Resume par Dansk. 102 Plates. First edition. (Brenni no.482). Reproductions of well over 100 bindings with many in full color. Some rubbing along extremities. Text in English with summary in Danish. Jacket chipped with small pieces missing. Ownership inscription in pencil. Unusual..... READ MORE about DANISH EIGHTEENTH CENTURY BINDINGS, 1730-1780
Price: $300.00 Order nr. 71416
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1983). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xiv, 176 pages. Reprint of the first edition. With many illustrations in the text. Chapters on binding a book, care and repair and papercraft. Ownership inscription in pencil. READ MORE about SIMPLIFIED BOOKBINDING
Price: $5.00 Order nr. 102619
København: Lehmann & Stages Forlag, 1907. small 4to. later full red morocco, four raised bands, top edge gilt with original front paper wrapper bound in. 162 pages. First edition, limited to 500 copies (S-K 847; Mejer 386). The Danish Museum of Decorative Arts mounted this 1906 exhibit of old bookbindings. A preface by Hannover provides an overview of the material that follows. The catalog is divided into: the old style and the new style. The..... READ MORE about KUNSTFÆRDIGE GAMLE BOGBIND INDTIL 1850
Price: $225.00 Order nr. 102696
London: Isaac Pitman & Sons, n.d. small 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. (viii), x, 139, (6), 8 pages. S-K 1828. Second edition. (Brenni no.328). Many illustrations. Jacket lightly chipped with tape repair at spine ends; unusual to find in jacket. Ownership inscription in pencil. READ MORE about BOOKBINDING CRAFT AND INDUSTRY, AN OUTLINE OF ITS HISTORY DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNIQUE
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 40966
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1974). 4to. cloth with color printed paper front cover label. 101 pages. First edition. Many illustrations with some in color. Ownership inscription in pencil. READ MORE about BOOKCRAFT, HOW TO CONSTRUCT NOTE PAD COVERS, BOXES, AND OTHER USEFUL ITEMS
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 102757
London: Myers & Co., 1933. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 124 pages with many separate plates. Catalogue 291 issued by this firm. Includes a number of important bindings. Wear along edges and covers soiled. Ownership inscription in pencil. READ MORE about ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF VERY RARE BOOKS, CHOICE ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS, IMPORTANT AUTOGRAPH...
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 102921
New York: Publishers Book Bindery, n.d. oblong 12mo. boards. (24) pages. Contains impositions most frequently used by this binding firm. Back hinge cracked. Ownership inscription in pencil. Ownership inscription in pencil. READ MORE about IMPOSITIONS, EDITION, CATALOG & JUVENILE BINDING
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 5876
Halle: Wilhelm Knapp, 1929. 8vo. later half leather with decorated paper covered boards. iv, 162 pages followed by 24 full-page plates of binding ornaments and illustrations of bindings. Fifth edition, revised and enlarged (Mejer no.1874; Brenni 233). Contains 138 text illustrations, 24 plates and 32 paper specimens; the paper specimens are lacking from this copy. Covers soiled. READ MORE about DER EXAKTE BUCHEINBAND, DER GUTE HALBRFRANZBAND DER KÜNSTLERISCHE, GANZLEDERBAND, DIE...
Price: $165.00 Order nr. 102694
Stockton: Gaylord Bros. Inc., 1928. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 32 pages. Well illustrated sales catalogue of material. With 9 tipped-in specimens of binding materials such as cloth, leather, tape, etc. Ownership inscription in pencil. READ MORE about BOOKCRAFT, A NEW INDUSTRIAL ART SUBJECT, THE TIME TESTED TORONTO METHOD OF LIBRARY BOOK REPAIRING...
Price: $37.50 Order nr. 102658
Contenant les Arts de l'Assembleur, du Satineur, de la Plieuse, de la Brocheuse, du Rogneur, du Cartonneur, et suivi des arts du Marbreur sur Tranches et du Doreur sur Tranches et sur Cuir.
Paris: Socièté française d'éditions littéraires et techniques, 1932. 12mo. paper wrappers. viii, 428 pages. Contenant les Arts de l'Assembleur, du Satineur, de la Plieuse, de la Brocheuse, du Rogneur, du Cartonneur, et suivi des arts du Marbreur sur Tranches et du Doreur sur Tranches et sur Cuir. Reprint of this 19th-century manual. Taken from the new edition, enlarged and revised. (Pollard no. 53). One of the classic binding manuals. Four large foldout plates in the..... READ MORE about NOUVEAU MANUEL COMPLET DU RELIURE EN TOUS GENRES
Price: $100.00 Order nr. 102764
London: London School of Printing and Graphic Arts, 1959. 8vo. paper wrappers. 41 pages. Occasional descriptive text. Ownership inscription in pencil. READ MORE about LIBRARY BOOK LISTS, BOOKBINDING AND WAREHOUSE WORK, A GUIDE TO THE LITERATURE AVAILABLE UP TO 1957
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 102907
(Chatillon-sur-Seine): n.p., 1824. 8vo. later cloth. pp.68-228. Mairet's Essai sur la Reliure was the major portion of Notice sur la Lithographie. The lithographic portion occupied the first 67 pages and had 5 plates (lacking in this copy). The essay on bookbinding is very early for the subject (SK-7284; Pollard 52). It was added to this second edition of the lithography title and was first printed here. Our copy is excised from this book. A handwritten..... READ MORE about NOTICE SUR LA LITHOGRAPHIE, SUIVIE D'UN) ESSAI SUR LA RELIURE ET LE BLANCHIMENT DES LIVRES ET...
Price: $1,000.00 Order nr. 102967
Offprint from STUDIES IN THE BOOK TRADE IN HONOUR OF GRAHAM POLLARD.
Oxford: Oxford Bibliographical Society, 1975. small 8vo. stapled stiff paper wrappers. pp.153-194. Offprint from STUDIES IN THE BOOK TRADE IN HONOUR OF GRAHAM POLLARD. S-K 5068. With 8 full page plates. (Brenni no.854). Ownership inscription in pencil. READ MORE about HARLEIAN BINDINGS
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 5863
Cambridge: University Press, 1952. folio. cloth, 73 pages followed by 61 plates. First edition, limited to 750 copies. (Brenni no.825). One of the Sandars Lectures for 1949. An excellent reference book. Covers faded. Bookplate. Ownership inscription in pencil. READ MORE about ENGLISH BLIND-STAMPED BINDINGS
Price: $175.00 Order nr. 31151
Cambridge: University Press, 1958. folio. blue cloth, dust jacket. xv, 56 pages of text followed by 67 plates. First edition. (S-K 4230, Brenni no.824). Companion volume to the author's 1952 book, English Blind-Stamped Bindings. Together the two volumes present an exhaustive study of this decorative element in English bookbinding from the mid-15th to mid-17th centuries. In the present work, the author defines "panels," indicates inclusive dates when they were used in England, and gives his..... READ MORE about BLIND PANELS OF ENGLISH BINDERS
Price: $250.00 Order nr. 5873
London: Percival Marshall & Co., n.d. 12mo. later cloth with original paper wrappers bound-in. 132, 17 pages. Not in Brenni. Illustrated with original photographs and drawings. One of Marshall's Practical Manuals. Ownership inscription in pencil. READ MORE about PRACTICAL BOOKBINDING, A TEXT-BOOK
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 2750
London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1921. tall 12mo. paper wrappers. 40 pages of text followed by 16 plates of bookbindings and examples of fine printing. S-K 7326; Brenni no. 98. Some soiling and with name in ink along top edge of front cover. READ MORE about NOTES ON PRINTING AND BOOKBINDING, A GUIDE TO THE EXHIBITION OF TOOLS AND MATERIALS USED IN THE...
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 5929