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
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2011. 7 x 10 inches. paperback. 240 pages. New Castle, Delaware: A Walk Through Time traces the evolution of one town from its seventeenth-century settlement to the leafy, beautiful, and well-preserved small city of today. The historic arc begins in the conflicts of European exploration and colony building that pitted the Netherlands against Sweden and then Great Britain. New Castle slowly developed under the flags of those three countries... READ MORE
New York: NY Public Library, 1965. large 8vo. stapled, stiff paper wrappers. 48 pages. Exhibition catalogue for the 25th anniversary of the Berg collection at the NYPL. Entries are not bibliographic but rather biographical-literary notes. Reprint from the Bulletin of the NYPL, Oct. 1965. Ink marks on front cover. READ MORE
4 volumes (of 5 total).
London: Book-Worm, 1867-1871. tall 8vo. contemporary half blue calf with marbled paper covered boards, top edges gilt (signed bindings by Zaehnsdorf). iv, 188; iv, 188; iv, 188; iv, 188 pages. 4 volumes (of 5 total). Ulrich & Kup p.17. Volumes two to five (of five total published). "A scholarly digest of bibliographical information. Significant notes on early printing and illustration." From the reference library of the Zaehnsdorf Company with a commemorative booklabel loosely inserted. With... READ MORE
Stockholm: Sällskapet Bokvännerna, 1963. large 12mo. quarter cloth, decorated paper-covered boards. 135 pages. Limited to 800 copies. Thirteen essays on such topics as "Antiquarian Rambles," "A Strindberg Correction," "New Trips, Old Books" etc. Bibliophile's Library publication no.62. READ MORE
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, (1994). tall 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xiv, 461 pages. First U.S. edition. 450 entries written by specialists in various fields to help explain different collecting areas such as: art, architecture, bibliography, auctions, bookselling, children's books, binding and many others. Illustrated. READ MORE
With a Foreword by Daniel J. Boorstin.
Boston: David R. Godine, (1987). small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xvi, 139, (2) pages. With a Foreword by Daniel J. Boorstin. First edition. A delightful selection of quotes from the famous and infamous on such subjects as Rapid Readers, Book Burners, The Book that Roused the Nation, Three Pioneer American Bookman, etc. Well illustrated. READ MORE
New Castle, Delaware and London: Oak Knoll Press and The British Library, 2011. 7.5 x 10.75 inches. Hardcover, slipcase. 1580 pages. 3 volumes. Thomas Bewick can be called one of the best English exponents of wood engraving. Born in 1753, he grew up on a small farm, where his chores came second to his interest in the countryside, fishing, and watching birds and animals. These early passions set the stage for his future endeavors. His... READ MORE
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2002. large 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xi, (I), 260 pages. First edition, second printing. This is the first volume in a series based on the proceedings of the annual Hereford Conferences sponsored by the Scriptorium: Center for Christian Antiquities. The central aim of this innovative volume is to examine the many ways in which the Bible, as a manuscript, was given shape and identity by different communities of believers. The... READ MORE
Translated by Theodore Westley Koch.
Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1936. 8vo. cloth-backed boards. xvi, 99 pages. Translated by Theodore Westley Koch. Limited to 300 copies printed by R.R. Donnelley & Sons. Fictional account. With the ink ownership inscription of Lee Ash Jr. READ MORE
Translated by Theodore Westley Koch.
Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1936. 8vo. cloth-backed boards. xvi, 99 pages. Translated by Theodore Westley Koch. Limited to 300 copies printed by R.R. Donnelley & Sons. Fictional account. Light wear along edges. READ MORE
Translated by Theodore Westley Koch.
Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1936. 8vo. cloth-backed boards. xvi, 99 pages. Translated by Theodore Westley Koch. Limited to 300 copies printed by R.R. Donnelley & Sons. Fictional account. Fine condition. READ MORE
Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1998. 4to. paper wrappers. 80 pages. VOLUME 3, NO.3, MARCH 1998. IN THIS ISSUE: B. Hicks on Nancy Drew books, G. Dibert-Himes on the library of Schloss Corvey in Germany, B.G. Henneke on old ship's logbooks, J.G. Schiller on the early publishing history of the Paul Bunyan tales, T. Conway on James Michener, G. and M. Green on the Little Blue Books of the 1920's and 30's, N. Basbanes on... READ MORE
Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1998. 4to. paper wrappers. 80 pages. VOLUME 3, NO.10, OCT., 1998. IN THIS ISSUE: K. Ramsland on Anne Rice, W.H. Scheuerle on the 19th-century color printer George Baxter, G. Turley on the Heritage Book Shop, L. Brumer on the printer Wilsted & Taylor, J. Ashton on the sentencing of the manuscript and rare book thief D. Spiegelman, an international auction report by I. McKay, AND MUCH MORE. READ MORE
Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1998. 4to. paper wrappers. 72 pages. VOLUME 3, NO.12, DEC., 1998. IN THIS ISSUE: J. Fawcett on Thomas Malthus, A.S. Earle on 19th-century illustrated flower books, N.H. Marshall on Clement Moore, and R. Armstrong on the "state of the art book." ALSO: M. Atwood discusses storytelling (excerpt), B. Strubble takes a bibliophile tour of England, and the Bill Gates Library Foundation commits $200 million over the next 5 years to... READ MORE
Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1999. 4to. paper wrappers. 72 pages. Volume 4, Number 4. March 1999. IN THIS ISSUE: Grant Menzies on Luce's Women, women who have inspired one-woman plays from the pen of William Luce; Alice L. Tufel on The New York Public Library Berg Collection, offers remarkable accessibility to booklovers wanting a hands-on experience with rarities; Peter Szatmary on Edward Hirsch's poetry that engages head and heart--and his newest prose book. Lorenzo... READ MORE
Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1997. 4to. paper wrappers. 80 pages. VOLUME 2, NO.10, OCT. 97. IN THIS ISSUE: David Tannenbaum reports on looking for ancient scriptures in the Horn of Africa; David Thompson Thompson writes on William Henry Ainsworth, early Victorian author of historical romances and crime novels; Zena Pearlstone examines origins and persistence of stereotypes of Native Americans in advertising; Amy Hanson presents the history of Everyman's Library. In Features: In Milestones Roy... READ MORE
Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1997. 4to. paper wrappers. 80 pages. VOLUME 2, NO.11, NOV., 97. IN THIS ISSUE: 150 years of photo-illustrated books; Mary Wollstonecraft and her daughter, Mary Shelley; history of the Atlantis Press; collecting old stock and bond certificates, AND MUCH MORE. READ MORE
Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1997. 4to. paper wrappers. 80 pages. VOLUME 2, NO.12, DEC. 97. IN THIS ISSUE: Edith Wharton's coauthorship of an influential book on interior decoration; early publishing history of Perrault's fairy tales; an interview with Peter B. Howard of Serendipity Books in Berkeley; how the Brontës first got published; collecting British comic book Christmas annuals; a visit to a Baroque library in Prague, AND MUCH MORE. READ MORE
Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1997. 4to. paper wrappers. 80 pages. VOL 2, NO.3 MARCH 1997. This month's tour of European book towns takes us to Belgium, France and Holland, Emanuel Berk raises "A Toast to Antiquarian and Rare Wine Books," and bookbinder Margaret Harrison writes about life with a bibliophile. These and many more book related articles and columns prove that this magazine just gets better and better. READ MORE