Anchorage, AK: Karen Stahlecker, 1993. oblong miniature book (5.0 x 7.6 cm). paper-covered boards, Japanese bound. unpaginated. Limited to 10 copies (Bradbury, Karen Stahlecker 1). "Gathered from the land to celebrate and preserve a bit of the brief, fertile Alaska summer for the long dormant season to come." A collection of handmade papers with list of papers included. READ MORE about ALASKAN FLOWER PAPERS
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Washington, DC and New Castle, DE: Library of Congress and Oak Knoll Press, 2016. 9 x 9 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. 240 pages. "For centuries Fabriano has been Italy's most famous papermaking center, and Albro, a conservator at the Library of Congress, relates its early history with unrivaled knowledge." -Michael Dirda, The Washington Post "Sylvia Rodgers Albro, senior conservator of rare materials on paper at the Library of Congress, Washington, has done us all a.... READ MORE about FABRIANO: CITY OF MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE PAPERMAKING
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2016. 6.7 x 9.5 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. 312 pages. The Greek Editions of Aldus Manutius and his Greek Collaborators was first published in Greek in 2015, in order to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of the Venetian printer. A succinct introduction on the pioneers of Renaissance humanism in Crete is followed by a thorough presentation of the graphic aspect of Aldus's Greek editions, that is, initials... READ MORE about THE GREEK EDITIONS OF ALDUS MANUTIUS AND HIS GREEK COLLABORATORS
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1941. small 8vo. faux leather. 48 pages. Allison also provided an introduction. Correspondence between Diderot and this Princess. READ MORE about CONCERNING THE EDUCATION OF A PRINCE, CORRESPONDENCE OF THE PRINCESS OF NASSAU-SAARBRUCK, 13 JUNE...
Volume One: Manuscripts.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1965. tall 8vo. cloth-backed boards, dust jacket. xi, 114 pages. Volume One: Manuscripts. First edition. Introduction by Archibald Hanna. This volume was the only one published. Lengthy annotations accompany each item. Illustrated. Jacket chipped along edges. READ MORE about A CATALOGUE OF THE FREDERICK W. & CARRIE S. BEINECKE COLLECTION OF WESTERN AMERICANA
Volume One: Manuscripts.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1965. tall 8vo. cloth-backed boards, dust jacket. xi, 114 pages. Volume One: Manuscripts. First edition. Introduction by Archibald Hanna. This volume was the only one published. Lengthy annotations accompany each item. Illustrated. Jacket has tears and spots and with a small hole in corner of front cover. Name in ink at top of free endpaper. READ MORE about A CATALOGUE OF THE FREDERICK W. & CARRIE S. BEINECKE COLLECTION OF WESTERN AMERICANA
Volume One: Manuscripts.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1965. tall 8vo. cloth-backed boards, dust jacket. xi, 114 pages. Volume One: Manuscripts. First edition. Introduction by Archibald Hanna. This volume was the only one published. Lengthy annotations accompany each item. Illustrated. Ex library copy with markings. READ MORE about A CATALOGUE OF THE FREDERICK W. & CARRIE S. BEINECKE COLLECTION OF WESTERN AMERICANA
New Haven: Yale University Library, 1952. tall 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. x, 398, (2) pages. Introduction by James T. Babb followed by the well annotated catalogue. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF MANUSCRIPTS IN THE COLLECTION OF WESTERN AMERICANA FOUNDED BY WILLIAM ROBERTSON COE,...
København: Boghandlerfagskolen, 1947. large 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, pages unopened. 68+(1) pages. First edition. The history of the book in Denmark is the subject of this volume of collected essays. Topics range from book selling in Denmark to a history of Danish literature. Other essays address bibliography and paper. In Danish. Small damaged spot along edge of front cover. READ MORE about BOGHANDLERUDDANNELSE I DANMARK. NOGLE TRAEK AF NYERE DANSK BOGHANDELS HISTORIE
New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1913. tall 8vo. cloth-backed boards. xiv, 56 pages. First edition, limited to 300 copies. History of the collection followed by detailed descriptions of these incunabula and 16th century books. Minor wear to covers. Near fine. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE WILLIAM LORING ANDREWS COLLECTION OF EARLY BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY OF YALE UNIVERSITY
New York: American Printing History Association, 2006. 8vo. contributions loosely inserted in cloth clamshell box, paper spine label. Limited to 225 copies.Various typographic arrangements of seventeen poems, both contemporary and classic, using a variety of typefaces, colors, formats, and papers, all printed letterpress. The poems were selected by the printers. Contributors include Mindy Beloff, Robin Price, Sandy Connors, Barbara Henry, Ed Colker, Ron Gordon, David Pankow, Jerry Kelly, Kay Michael Kramer, Michael Peich, Gaylord Schanilec... READ MORE about VERSE INTO TYPE: THE APHA POETRY PORTFOLIO
Berlin: Buch- und Druckgewerbe, 1956. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. Various pagination. Per issue:. Following issues available: Vol 1 no. 3, Vol.3, no.1 of this international printing journal in two languages. English title Archives for Printing, Paper, and Related Trades. Well-illustrated. READ MORE about ARCHIV FUR DRUCK UND PAPIER
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2016. 6.7 x 9.5 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. Approx. 336 pages. The Library of Aristotle follows the adventures of Aristotle's book collection down to the edition of the corpus aristotelicum by Andronicus of Rhodes in the first century CE. Aristotle started to collect books in order to form his personal library even before he became a member of the Academy and a pupil of Plato (367 BCE). The kernel... READ MORE about THE LIBRARY OF ARISTOTLE: THE MOST IMPORTANT COLLECTION OF BOOKS EVER FORMED
New Haven, London: Yale University Press, 1985. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. (xii), 499 pages. The first eight chapters are a biography of Charled Robert Ashbee, followed by six chapters of his work as an architect and designer, and the last two draw the book together. He established the Essex House Press in England. Ink inscription on free endpaper. READ MORE about C.R. ASHBEE ARCHITECT, DESIGNER & ROMANTIC SOCIALIST
New Haven, CT: Yale University, 2005. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 78 pages. Books tell us many things beyond what their authors write in them. Single copies of books, for instance, often reveal their particular history, who owned them, who read them, who gave them as gifts, how they changed hands over the years. This catalogue of the Beinecke Library exhibition, A Book of Her Own, explores an unusual aspect of book history: all of the... READ MORE about A BOOK OF HER OWN: AN EXHIBITION OF MANUSCRIPTS AND PRINTED BOOKS IN THE YALE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY...
New Haven, CT: Yale University, 1994. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 83 pages. Exhibition Catalogue of the many Greek manuscripts that were on display at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 1994 and then later at the Grolier Club. The exhibition celebrated the five-hundredth anniversary of the Aldine Press, which was founded in 1494 by the famous Italian printer Aldus Manutius. Manutius wanted to promote the Greek culture in his printings as well as... READ MORE about LEARNING FROM THE GREEKS: AN EXHIBITION COMMEMORATING THE FIVE-HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE...
West Chester: The Bradford Village Press, (1960). small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 72 pages. With contributions by Henry Pleasants, Jr., William M. Scheffey, Roy R. Fuller, and Norman B. Wilkinson (information on paper mills). Contains an advertisement for "Book & Things," the Wilmington bookstore owned by Arthur and Jean T. Dobbs. READ MORE about HISTORIC BRANDYWINE GUIDE BOOK
Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, (1976). 8vo. cloth. xxvii, 84 pages. Second printing of second edition. Chapters on inks, paper, storage, deacidification, lamination, etc. READ MORE about MANUSCRIPTS AND DOCUMENTS, THEIR DETERIORATION AND RESTORATION
Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, (1955). 4to. tape-backed stiff paper wrappers. (v), 86 leaves. Pre-publication edition. Chapters on inks, paper, storage, deacidification, lamination, etc. This was Barrow's first study on paper printed here for the first time. READ MORE about MANUSCRIPTS AND DOCUMENTS, THEIR DETERIORATION AND RESTORATION
New Haven: Yale University Library, (1974). small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xi, 111 pages. First edition, the hardbound variant. Illustrated. READ MORE about THE BEINECKE RARE BOOK AND MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY A GUIDE TO ITS COLLECTIONS
A Guide to its Collections
New Haven: Yale University Press, (1994). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 123+(3) pages. A Guide to its Collections. Second edition. An extensive guide to the renowned Beinecke Library, with a focus on American, German, and Western Americana literature. Slight shelfwear. READ MORE about THE BEINECKE RARE BOOK AND MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY
New Haven: Yale University Library. 1983, 1983. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. not paginated. A catalogue for an exhibition commemorating the first twenty years of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale. 115 well-annotated entries, illustrated with photographs and facsimiles, representing a cross-section of the library's eclectic holdings. Introduction by Ralph W. Franklin, Director. READ MORE about THE FIRST TWENTY YEARS, AN ANNIVERSARY CATALOGUE
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1981. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xv, 63 pages. First edition. Southern author. Yale Series of Younger Poets. Copyright deposit copy. One of two copies submitted by the publisher for copyright purposes. This copy not selected for the Library's collections. Copyright Office and Library of Congress surplus duplicate stamps. Fine in dust jacket. READ MORE about GREEN SOLDIERS. FOREWORD BY RICHARD HUGO
Hamden: Archon Press, (1967). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 129 pages. First U.S. edition. Two major sections; The History of Books and The Analysis and Description of Books. Chapters on printing, illustration, paper, binding, the book trade, etc. Bookplate. READ MORE about HISTORICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY
N.P. Western Publishing Co., 1971 (1975). square 12mo. pictorial paper-covered boards. (26) pages. In 1979, Henry Morris published a book by Timothy Barrett on Japanese papermaking entitled Nagashizuki. Morris decided to add an additional title to the list of reference books to see if anyone ever really consulted these lists. Thus the last entry was "Wilcox, Daniel. The Invention of Paper. New York: Western Publishing Co., 1971" and was a direct reference to a little... READ MORE about ERNIE THE CAVE KING AND SHERLOCK THE SMART PERSON IN THE INVENTION OF PAPER