Chicago: Prvately Printed, n.d. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 19, (3) pages. Christmas keepsake designed, composed, and printed by the Norman Press for Ralph G. Newman of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop. Includes seven illustrations by Paul Hazelrigg. Signed by Ralph G. Newman and Virginia Goldberg. Separating at upper hinge, some wear and fading of wrappers, two small stamps and a notation on inside upper wrapper and first leaf. READ MORE
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1987. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. x, 344 pages. Table of contents, acknowledgments, introduction, endnotes, bibliography, index. Frontispiece portrait of Bomberg, a 20th century English artist. Color plates and black and white illustrations throughout. Dust jacket lightly soiled. READ MORE
London, England: Hodder and Stoughton, 1893, 1900-34. 4to. half leather, cloth; and stiff paper wrappers. variously paginated. 34 volumes. Union List I, 741. Set of 34 volumes includes bound set, Volumes XIX (October 1900-March 1901), XX (April-September 1901), XXI (October-December 1901). Also includes loose Christmas supplements 1893, 1900 and 1902-34. 1901 Chistmas supplement included in bound set. Illustrated. Bound set rubbed and scuffed at edges. Most loose supplements chipped at edges, especially spines. Covers of 1893 supplement loose. Inside front hinge of bound volume cracked. READ MORE
Barcelona, Spain: Asociacion de Exlibristas de Barcelona. 1965. 8vo. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. Text in Spanish. A Christmas greeting from the Asociacion de Exlibristas de Barcelona (Spain). With a signed print. Bent, print tanned at edges.;. READ MORE
London: Patrick Hardy Books, (1983). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 48 pages. First edition. A personal account by Edward Booth-Clibborn of the friendship between his father Augustin Booth and Edward Ardizzone who met as art students and remained long time friends. The illustrations which are reproduced in two colours are based on the Christmas cards the Ardizzone's sent out each year to special friends. Spot on front cover where price tag was removed. READ MORE
Concord: Sign of the Vine Press, n.d. (circa 1903). 16mo. boards, paper cover label. (22) pages. First edition thus, designed by Will Bradley, and including a decorative title page and initials in red ink. (Biblio. no.10). Distributed by Bradley as a Christmas gift. Christmas card inserted from the Chiswick Book Shop. Extremely small abrasion to the hinge of the spine and front cover. Paper label shows two small ink spots. One small ink spot on... READ MORE
(Concord, Ma. Will Bradley, n.d.). 12mo. original boards, paper cover label. xviii, (4) pages. First edition thus with designs by Bradley (Bambace A62). Spread title page printed in red and black, initial letter and head and tail pieces. Distributed as a Christmas gift. As new copy. READ MORE
With Drawings by Richard Bawden.
Cambridge: University Printer, Christmas 1969. oblong 8vo. leather-backed boards. (vi), 42 pages. With Drawings by Richard Bawden. Limited to 500 copies. One of the Cambridge Christmas Books. The preface by Brooke Crutchley notes: "This book is not intended as a complete guide to Cambridge ironwork, only as an essay about some outstanding specimens in a rich tradition". The bibliography (A Printer's Christmas Books by Brooke Crutchley) notes: "The decision to use a deeply toned paper... READ MORE
Cambridge: University Press, (1962). oblong 8vo. cloth, slipcase. (ii), 16 pages. Limited to 500 copies and issued as the annual Cambridge Christmas book. With an introductory page by Brian Crutchley. Three illustrations in color and a number of tinted illustrations. Slipcase broken. READ MORE
With a Foreword by Euan Phillips.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1974. square 8vo. half cloth over patterned paper-covered boards. 42 pages. With a Foreword by Euan Phillips. The hardbound version of the Cambridge Christmas Book which describes the other books in the series, a series which started in 1930. This was the last book printed in the series. With a number of illustrations. Wear at tips. READ MORE
Edited with a Supplement by Alan Fern.
Cambridge: Privately printed (for the Cambridge University Press), 1957. 8vo. paper-covered spine with decorated paper-covered boards. viii, 50, (2) pages. Edited with a Supplement by Alan Fern. First edition, limited to 500 copies. The Cambridge Christmas Book for 1957 (Crutchley p.29). Reprints of two pieces by Pissarro concerning his press that had not been printed before, a two page preface by Brooke Crutchley and the Supplement by Fern. Containing 11 illustrations produced from the original... READ MORE
Cambridge: University Printing House, 1967. 8vo. cloth-backed boards, slipcase. 24 pages followed by 46 examples of inscriptional writing and booklet giving translations inserted in a pocket in the back of the book. First edition, limited to 500 copies. A study of epigraphy, the art of writing inscriptions. READ MORE
London, England: Longmans, Green & Co. for The Fine Art Society, n.d. 4to. gilt-stamped cloth, two cloth ties. 55+(1) pages. Text in English and French. Translated from the French by Tita Brand-Cammaerts. Foreword. Written during World War I from the perspective of soldiers in the trenches on the Western Front. Tipped-in frontispiece and five tipped-in illustrations in text. Covers lightly soiled. Endpapers lightly foxed with previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. READ MORE
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1972. small 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xii, 68 pages. First edition. Author's first book. Yale series of younger poets. Vietnam War poems. Fine in lightly soiled and chipped yellow dust jacket. READ MORE
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1972. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xii, 68 pages. First edition, wrappered. Review copy, slip for English distribution laid in. Author's first book. Vietnam War poetry. Author's name on the top edge, otherwise fine in printed wrappers. READ MORE
New York: Center for Book Arts, 2015. 6.5 x 9 inches. paperback, paper dust jacket. unpaginated. Limited to only 40 numbered copies. In honor of the 40th Anniversary of the Center for Book Arts, the past curators of the annual Broadside Reading Series, now in it's 15th year, were invited to write a collaborative poem. Sharon Dolin, who co-founded the Broadside Reading Series with former Center for Book Arts Executive Director Rory Golden, served as... READ MORE
New York: Center for Book Arts, 2009. 20.25 x 13.5 inches. masa paper, waxed ururyu cover, vellum wrapper. 2 large sheets. Designed and printed by Delphi Basilicato as the judge's book from the 2009 chapbook competition. The edition is 100 signed and numbered copies. It is printed on masa paper with a waxed Ururyu cover a vellum wrapper, set in Franklin Book and Centaur. A series of four poems, "Storm Catechism," "Half-Blind Elegy," "November 11... READ MORE
New York: Center for Book Arts, 2012. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. paperback. 45 pages. Catalogue of an exhibition that ran from October 3-December 15, 2012. The fifteen projects in the show present the ability of printed materials to act as symbols of ideologies and beliefs. The catalogue provides brief descriptions of each project, along with color illustrations for each of the fifteen entries. Includes an essay by Howard Zinn, "Pamphleteering in America." READ MORE
(New York: Center for Book Arts, 2008). large 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 32 pages. Organized by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Independent Curator, and held in New York from July 9 to September 13, 2008, this exhibition examines art publications produced by artists and collaboratives. The publications selected for the exhibitions each embody a spirit of collaboration and experimentation and a DIY ethos. Independent publication allows artists to bypass the gallery system, and to make art cheaply and... READ MORE
New York: Center for Book Arts, 2013. 7 x 10 inches. paperback. 25 pages. The manuscript for this book won the 2013 Poetry Chapbook Competition at The Center for Book Arts. The judges were Sharon Dolin and Harryette Mullen. Each poem was inspired by a line from A.C. Balwin's 1853 compendium The Traveler's Vade Mecum, a list of over 8,000 phrases to be referenced by number, creating a code for conversation over long distances. Set... READ MORE
New York: Center for Book Arts, 2013. 6.75 x 10.25 inches. paperback. 104 pages. Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here assembles artists' responses to the tragic loss of a cultural and intellectual hub in Baghdad that occurred as the result of a bomb explosion on March 5, 2007. This important and timely exhibition catalogue features approximately 250 artists' books and 50 broadside (prints) by artists from around the world, and was co-organized by Beau Beausoleil, Founder of... READ MORE