New York, NY: Unwin Brothers for Charles Scribner, 1946. 8vo. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. Limited to 200 copies. Illustrations of woodcut designes by Stone for Scribners. John Carter's copy with bookplate of Ernestine and John Carter affixed. READ MORE
New York: King Typographic Service Corp. n.d. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 291 pages. One-line specimens of the hundreds of type faces, borders and ornaments, from foreign and domestic manufacturers, available through this firm. Spine faded. READ MORE
Conceptions by John Vassos.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1930. square 8vo. cloth-backed boards, dust jacket, original glassine wrappers. 124 pages. Conceptions by John Vassos. First edition. Sixteen full page illustrations by Vassos (1898-1995), each protected by a tissue guard. This copy is signed on the half-title by Vassos. Jacket lightly chipped. A beautiful copy. READ MORE
(Whittington): The Whittington Press, (2002). folio. quarter cloth, decorated paper boards, black paper envelope, slipcase. not paginated. First edition, limited to 250 copies of which this is one of the out-of-series trade copies. "Roderick Cave has described his quest for Chinese ceremonial papers over three issues of Matrix (12, 13 and 18). For the past twenty years he has been collecting the mock money, prayer sheets, new year prints and other forms of paper which... READ MORE
Herefordshire: Whittington Press, 1993. 4to. quarter Oasis leather with marlbed paper-covered covers and including a separate portfolio of Chinese ceremonial papers, all enclosed in a slipcase. (vi), 234 pages. Limited to 925 copies, this being one of 35 copies bound thus and containing the separate portfolio of paper. Filled with tipped in plates, photographs and samples of private press items. Some of the articles in this issue are "Epinal's Imagerie - the Pochoir Image Factory... READ MORE
With thirty-five wood-engravings by the artist.
Risbury: The Whittington Press, (1996). small folio. cloth-backed boards, slipcase. (32) pages. With thirty-five wood-engravings by the artist. Limited to 200 numbered copies of which this is one of the 155 trade copies. Signed by O'Connor. With the woodcuts printed in different colors. Bumped corner of slipcase. READ MORE
Lower Marston Farm, England: The Whittington Press, 1999. small 8vo. quarter cloth with decorated paper-covered boards. (16) pages followed by 36 leaves of plates. Printed in an edition limited to 375 numbered copies set in Van Dijck type and printed at Whittington on Zerkall Rosa paper. A beautiful collection of 36 wood-cut engravings from John O'Conner's sixth decade of engraving. The engravings in this volume have been appearing in the magazine "Oldie" since 1992. They... READ MORE
Andoversford, Gloucestershire: Whittington Press, (1991). small 4to. paper over boards, dust jacket, enclosed in a wrap-around protective paper folder. (40) pages. First edition, limited to 300 signed and numbered copies. This copy has a presentation note on the half-title page "For Rod & Dawn, a memento of Whittington, & all good wishes for the rest of your travels - from John & Rose, August '91". Miriam Macgregor's beautiful wood engravings and short commentary portrays a.... READ MORE
Andoversford, Gloucestershire: The Whittington Press, (1989). 4to. quarter cloth, printed paper-covered boards with an enlarged version of John O'Connor's "Poppies" engraving, slipcase. (vi), 79, (5) pages. First edition, limited to 400 numbered copies this being one of the 300 trade copies bound thus.It is noted on the half-title page as " display copy, please return to Whittington Press", then a further note " annotated for John's obit, 5-3-04". Loosely laid-in are several letters & cards... READ MORE
Coffeyville, KS: Zauberberg Press, The, 1961. tall 8vo. quarter cloth, paper-covered boards, paper spine label. unpaginated. Limited to 100 copies. 38 love sonnets by American printer and poet Donald von Ruysdael Drenner (b. 1915). Wood engravings by John De Pol throughout text and on front board. Type face is Bulmer hand set, paper is Rives from France. Printed on an Albion hand press. Boards very lightly soiled at edges. READ MORE