8vo. cloth. 67 volumes. A partial set of this important series of price guides, perfect for the beginning dealer. Includes: 1961 through 2004 (lacking 1971 and 1972). Also includes are the index volumes for the period 1960 to 1999, ten issues in 18 volumes. The condition of the volumes varies but is mostly very fine. READ MORE
London: Karslake, to Volume 16 then Henry Stevens from Vol 17 on, 1903-1947. 8vo. cloth. 29 volumes. A run of this guide to what books and manuscripts have brought at auction. The run covers Volume One, Part Two (1904), Volume 14, 15, 17 and 20 to 44. READ MORE
New York: Audience Magazine, 1971-1973. 4to. paper-covered boards. variously paginated. 12 Volumes. Periodical, published six times each year, covering various literary topics. Included are Vol. 1, Nos. 1-6 (complete); Vol. 2, Nos. 1, 3-6 (No. 2 missing), and Vol. 3, No. 1. Some boards scuffed and rubbed at edges. READ MORE
Canberra, Australia: National Library of Australia, (1975). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. (xx), 540; (xviiii), 568; (xiii), 632; (xiii), 732; (xiv), 1146; (viii), 1141; (xii), 1075 pages. 7 volumes. Volumes I and 2 are facsimile editions and the rest are original editions. This set is the standard reference work for printed matter relating to Australia. Volume I: introduction by G. Chandler, with 32 black-and-white illustrations and an index. Volume 2: covers the years 1831-1838, and includes... READ MORE
(Merion Station, PA: American Autograph Shop), 1939-1941. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. variously paginated. 15 volumes. A journal, published monthly, with letters of literary or historical importance written by great Americans. Each volume with table of contents. Included in this set are February (Vol.I, 5), March (Vol.I, 6), May (Vol.II, 2), August Vol.II, 5), September (Vol.II, 6), October, 1939 (Vol.III,1); January (Vol.III,4) , September (Vol.IV,6), October, 1940 (Vol.V,1); May (Vol.VI,2), August, 1941 (Vol.VI,4/5); February (Vol.VII,3), September... READ MORE
Paris: Librairie Henri Leclerc, 1926. small 4to. half leather, five raised bands, marble paper covered boards, original wrappers bound in. xii,294,(2); viii,295-499,(3); vii,501-730,(2); vii,731-933+(1) pages. 4 volumes. Auction catalogue for L. Giraud-Badin held on February 17-20, 1926. (Blogie II, 301-2). In four parts,the plates being bound in with volume four. Part one begins with a preface by Abel Lefranc concerning the deceased, Hector de Backer and his collection. De Backer was the president of the... READ MORE
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
20 volumes, complete.
Paris, France: Ve Adre Houssiaux, 1874. 8vo. quarter leather, spine gilt-stamped with four raised bands, marbled paper-covered boards, marbled endpapers. variously paginated. 20 volumes, complete. Text in French. First volume with a biographical sketch of Balzac and foreword. Black and white engravings in all volumes. Some wear to extremities of spiine of most volumes. Edges often rubbed and scuffed. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown of all volumes. READ MORE
(Wilmington): Bank of Delaware, 1976. small 8vo. self paper wrappers. (4); (4); (4) pages. The bank presented three exibitions featuring the three Delaware signers. Included are: First Exhibit. Geo. Read. January 19 through February 27, 1976. (Sold) Second Exhibit. Thos. McKean. March 8 through April 16, 1976. Third Exhibit. Caesar Rodney. April 26 through May 28, 1976. (Sold) Each are illustrated and contain biographical information. Price is per issue. READ MORE
(Newark): Broken Turtle Books, (2007). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xii, 67 pages. First edition. "Bannowsky journeys from assembly-line dismemberment to redemption, from student agitator and autoworker to teacher, poet, and activist." READ MORE
Paris: G.-P. Maisonneuve & Larose, (1964-. 8vo. cloth, title gilt-stamped on spine. variously paginated. 5 volumes. Text in French. Reprint of the edition first published 1822-1827. Includes a biographical sketch of the author, Antoine-Alexandre Barbier (born 1765). Includes introduction from the first edition. An alphabetical dictionary of all known anonymously published works in France. Fifth volume is a supplement. Arranged alpahbetically. Includes bibliographical information. Two columns on each page separately paginated. READ MORE
5 volumes bound in 4.
(Mansfield Centre: Martino Fine Books, 1999). thick 8vo. cloth. xlvii.Coll.1130; pp.(iii).Coll.1360; pp.(iii).Coll.1166; pp.(iii).Coll.1410; pp.(iii).iii.Coll.310.pp.cxi.Coll.122.pp.xiv,29. 5 volumes bound in 4. Reprint of the third and best edition of 1872-1889 published in Paris by Paul Daffis (Besterman 401-402; Breslauer & Folter no.117). Anonymous and pseudonymous works of French literature, the French equivalent of Halkett and Laing. Nearly 55,000 attributions. Contains all supplements and corrections. READ MORE
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1999. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 320 pages. This long-awaited biography brings to life the remarkable printer, politician and sage, Everett Johnson. Inspired by the work of Elbert Hubbard's Roycrofters, Johnson established the indomitable Press of Kells in Newark, Delaware. The fortress-like stone building that became home to the "Newark Post" still stands, and as of 1999, this lively paper celebrates its 90th year. For the next generation, through his... READ MORE
Worcester, Massachusetts: American Antiquarian Society, 2013. 8.5 x 10 inches. paperback. 128 pages. À la Mode Française: La Lithographie aux Estats-Unis, 1820-1860 from the American Antiquarian Society features five essays from Georgia B. Barnhill, Lauren B. Hewes, Catherine Wilcox-Titus, Marie-Stéphanie Delamaire, and Helena E. Wright that explore several topics of interest to scholars of American print publishing. Together, the essays examine the impact of French lithographic practice on the American lithographic industry and American visual... READ MORE