(Hamilton, ON, Canada): West Meadow Press, 1990. 12mo. paper-covered boards, paper front cover label. (14) pages. Limited to 100 numbered copies, signed by illustrator Wesley W. Bates on colophon. First of the Broadside Ballads. Transscription of an old English country ballad. Illustrated with original wood engravings by Bates. READ MORE
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2003. small 4to. cloth. xxvi, 594 pages. Reprint of volume six. A necessary reference set for any student of American literature. This set is being brought back in print with the permission of the Bibliographical Society of America. READ MORE
Foreword by Bernard Middleton
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2010. 8.5 x 11 inches. unbound signatures ready for binding. 156 pages. Foreword by Bernard Middleton. This new autobiography by renowned bookbinder Don Etherington takes the reader through his lifelong journey of bookbinding and conservation. Etherington documents his experiences teaching these trades and traveling throughout Europe and to the United States. He tells of his generous contribution to the conservation effort in Florence, Italy, following the great flood that... READ MORE
With a Preface by the Artist. 2 volumes.
New York: Pynson Printers, 1929, 1937. small 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 79+(1); 83+(1) pages. With a Preface by the Artist. 2 volumes. Each volume is limited to 1250 numbered copies signed by Kent. First volume contains more than 100 proofs of bookplates, initials and marks presented in two colors on one side of an all rag imported paper and the second volume contains an additional 84 bookplates and initials and marks. The second volume has... READ MORE
Eighth US Edition With Corrections, Additions and an Introduction by Nicolas Barker.
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, (2013). tall 12mo. cloth, dust jacket. 232 pages. Eighth US Edition With Corrections, Additions and an Introduction by Nicolas Barker. Eighth edition, completely revised and re-set, with additional information and an Introduction by Nicolas Barker. Shaken, Unsophisticated, Harleian Style, Fingerprint, E-book, Dentelle. Can you define these terms? If not, this is the book for you! John Carter's ABC for Book Collectors has long been established as the most enjoyable... READ MORE
Los Angeles, CA: Will Carter, 1969. 4to. broadside printed in black with large "R'' printed against. Prepared by Will Carter as a Keepsake on the occasion of his lecture Taste in Typography at Gallery 303 in 1969. Graphic Arts, printed in black and brown ink by Carter. READ MORE
(New York: Center for Book Arts, 1997). square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (24) pages. A survey of contemporary implementations of the Coptic structure from an historical perspective, the exhibition was curated by Zahra Partovi at the Center for Book Arts from April 12 to June 14, 1997. The illustrations are drawings of Coptic cover designs by Theodore C. Petersen for the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York, and were printed onto vellum. Two hundred copies... READ MORE
N.P: (Lord Carlow at his Corvinus Press), 1939. tall 8vo. cloth-backed linen covered boards, top edge gilt, slipcase. (44) pages. First edition, limited to only 50 numbered copies, signed by Jackson, and printed for Lord Carlow at his private press, the Corvinus Press, and given away as Christmas presents. The presentation page is inscribed A.J. from H.J. 19: iv: 40". Jackson relates this classic story of a booklover turned bookseller who built a library of... READ MORE
N.P. n.p. n.d. broadside (8 by 10 1/4 inches). Original charcoal drawing by New York artist G.G. Drayton. Signed. Drayton (1877-1936) was a well known American children's artist known for the creation of the "Campbell's Soup Kids" and a number of Valentine greeting cards. READ MORE