Amsterdam, Netherlands: Hotei Publishing, (2005). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 189+(1) pages. Table of contents, acknowledgments, foreword, explanatory notes, notes to the prints, bibliography, glossary, index of names.Color illustrations. A study of the prints of Utagawa Kuniyoshi (179-1861), a master of the heroic genre in Japanese prints. READ MORE
Boston, MA: MFA Publications, (2001). oblong 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 153+(1) pages. Table of contents, director's foreword, list of illustrations, selected chronology, list of Far Eastern names. Essays by Frederic A. Sharf, Anne Nishimura Morse, and Donald Keene. Color illustrations throughout. READ MORE
Boston, MA: MFA Publications, (2001). oblong 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 153+(1) pages. Table of contents, director's foreword, list of illustrations, selected chronology, list of Far Eastern names. Essays by Frederic A. Sharf, Anne Nishimura Morse, and Donald Keene. Color illustrations throughout. READ MORE
Leiden, Netherlands: Hotei Publishing, (2000). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 191+(1) pages. Table of contents, foreword by B.W. Robinson, preface, acknowledgments, essay and translations by Alfred H. Marks, endnotes, four appendices, glossary, select bibliography. Color illustrations. A study of the work of Japanese printmaker Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797--1861). READ MORE
(London, England): Thames & Hudson, (1981). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 432 pages. Table of contents, introduction, notes on the text, select bibliography, artists' biographies, index. 1143 illustrations, 243 in color. A study of the impact of Japanese art on the outside world after Commodore Perry "opened" Japan in 1858. READ MORE
New York: Covici-Friede, 1930. tall 8vo. cloth, paper spine label. (x), 303 pages. First edition, limited to 1050 copies. (Hart no.134). An important look at bookmaking from the Whittinghams to Elmer Adler. Many facsimile title pages and other illustrations. Essays on William Morris, Pickering, and other influences on American typography. Shows the work of Dwiggins, Rogers, Adler, and many others. Paper spine label lightly soiled. READ MORE
London: Paul Elek, (1947). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 166 pages, 182 plates. S-K 1942. With chapters on manuscripts by Van Moe, the French Book in the XVth and XVI Century by Brun, in the XVII and XVIII Centuries by Wilhelm, in the XIX Century by Michel, the French book in the XX Century by Guignard. Many of the plates are in color. Dust jacket chipped at edges. Minor shelfwear. Shaken. READ MORE
Wood Engravings by Reynolds Stone.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1969. small 4to. cloth, slipcase. xvi, 112, (2) pages. Wood Engravings by Reynolds Stone. Limited to 1500 numbered copies signed by Stone (LEC 419); this copy is not numbered and has the initials "g.c." (Gordon Carroll) and has an embossed stamp on the colophon page indicating that this is one of 25 Presentation Copies. Designed by Will Carter and printed by W & J Mackay & Company. READ MORE
New York, NY: Limited Editions Club. Approximately 1,250 pieces of Limited Editions Club material, including: a set of the monthly newsletters from 1-533 (lacking #9, 15, 17, 296, 325, 353, 354, 364, 370, 404, 479, 484, 491, 494, 495, 505, 506, 509, 510, 511, 520, 524, 525, 528, 529, 530, 532). 9"). Small format individual book prospectuses starting with series 15 through series 45 (with numerous gaps). Series prospectuses #2-48, lacking only #11. Christmas cards... READ MORE
Translated by Willa and Edwin Muir with Drawings and Etchings by Jose Luis Muir.
New York City: The Limited Editions Club, 1984. 8vo. quarter leather, paste-paper-covered boards, slipcase. xii, 62, (2) pages. Translated by Willa and Edwin Muir with Drawings and Etchings by Jose Luis Muir. Printed in an edition limited to 1500 numbered copies signed by the illustrator (LEC 531). Well illustrated with original colored etchings. Finely hand bound by the Gray Parrot bindery. Spine shows some fading. READ MORE
Translated into English Verse under the Direction of Sir Samuel Garth.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1958. thick 8vo. cloth-backed boards, dust jacket, slipcase. lvi, 519, (3) pages. Translated into English Verse under the Direction of Sir Samuel Garth. Limited to 1500 numbered copies signed by Giovanni Mardersteig, the printer, and Hans Erni, the illustrator (LEC 290). Printed at the Officina Bodoni. With Monthly Letter / prospectus loosely inserted. Lightly sunned spine, but unusual to find in such well preserved shape. READ MORE
N.P. The Limited Editions Club, (1940). 4to. leather, later dust jacket. 82 pages. Contains "The Book as Literature" by John T. Winterich, a bibliography and index by Will Ransom and other articles. The leather bound version of this booklet. Very minor foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. An absolutely beautiful copy in a protective dust jacket. READ MORE
(Marlborough, Wiltshire, England: The Market House), 1994. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (x), 180 pages. Limited to 115 copies. Foreword, chronology, list of abbreviations, table of contents. Designed by Libanus Press. Presentation by the author on half title. Frontispiece engraving of Loch. Covers sunned at edges. READ MORE
Boston: Boston Public Library, 1977. large 4to. two toned cloth, dust jacket. 279+(1) pages. First edition, limited to 1000 copies. Signed by the editor, Sinclair Hitchings on front free endpaper. The life and work of the wood engraver Thomas Nason is illustrated here. Comstock and Fletcher are joined by numerous contributors. Phillip McNiff provides a foreword, Sinclair Hitching supplied the introduction and Walter Whitehill writes of Nason's life. The book offers a pictorial survey of... READ MORE
(London). Nonesuch Press, 1934. small 8vo. cloth, three inland silver panels on front board. (iv). 126 pages. Published in a limited edition of 1000 numbered copies. (Dreyfus no.98). Colophon signed by author. Collection of 6 short stories about devils. Frontispiece wood engraving by Blair Hughes-Stanton. Minor rubbing to covers. READ MORE
Checklist by Kyle Schlesinger
New York: The Grolier Club, 2003. 8 x 12 inches. paperback. 68 pages. Checklist by Kyle Schlesinger. This catalogue accompanies the exhibition held at the Grolier Club from February 18 to April 26, 2003. The Perishable Press Limited was established in 1964 by Walter Hamady, renowned papermaker, printer, artist, poet, and teacher. Hamady is one of the most influential American bookmakers of the Postwar Era, publishing authors including Paul Blackburn, Robert Duncan, George Oppen, Diane... READ MORE
Tampa, FL: University of Tampa Press, 2013. 8vo. decorated paper covered boards. 358 pages. The Peter Pauper Press of Peter and Edna Beilenson by Sean Donnelly & J. B. Dobkin is both a comprehensive bibliography and a history of one of Americas most successful family publishing businesses. Its the first complete descriptive listing of all the books and publications from the founding of the Peter Pauper Press by Peter Beilenson in 1928 until the last... READ MORE