Paris, France: Laurin-Guilloux-Buffetand-Cailleur, 1994. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Text in French. Nineteenth part of the auction of the library of Col. Sickles. This volume features books and manuscripts. 590 lots. Color and black and white illustrations in text. Front cover stained. Small clip on bottom fore-edge corner of title. READ MORE
Paris, France: Laurin Guilloux Buffetaud Cailleur, 1989. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Auction, April 20-21, 1989. 245 lots. The collection of Col. Daniel Sickles. Color and black and white illustrations. Plates follow text. Index. List of estimated prices laid in. READ MORE
Paris: George Blaizot, (1967). small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 109, (3) pages. Auction catalogue. For sale held by M. George Blaizot on May 30, 1967. (Blogie II, 392). One hundred eighty-one lots. Works by Aristotle, Dante, Victor Hugo and Swift. Many beautiful illustrated books and elaborate bindings. Nine black and while illustrations. Prices paid marked in pencil in margin. Receipt and price list taped inside front cover. Cover detached from spine at back hinge. From... READ MORE
Paris, France: Georges Blaizot, (1968). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 51+(1) pages. Text in French. Blogie II, 395. 135 lots. Features books bound by noteworthy French binders. Four black and white plates. Wrappers sunned at edges. Prices for some lots pencilled in margins. READ MORE
Précieuses Reliures aux Armes, Manuscrits et Coffrets Anciens, Mémories de Saint-Simon, annotés par Stendhal. Dessins originaux.
Paris: Georges Andrieux, (1930). 4to. half red leather stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. 137 pages. Précieuses Reliures aux Armes, Manuscrits et Coffrets Anciens, Mémories de Saint-Simon, annotés par Stendhal. Dessins originaux. Blogie II, coll.314. 377 lots for sale in this auction and 36 plates, many showing bindings. . Parts of leather on spine lacking. READ MORE
Paris: Drouot Rive Gauche, 1979. small 4to. cloth, paper cover labels. 124,(4); 87,(3) pages. 2 volumes. Two volume auction sale of the library of Evrard de Rouvre (Blogie III, 447; III, 449). Filled with black-and-white and color plates. Many fine bindings. READ MORE
Paris: n.p., 1936. small 4to. sewn, stiff paper wrappers, protector. 178, (4) pages, with 18 additional pages and 5 additional leaves of plates. Auction catalogue for the sale of 511 lots from the library of Gabriel Thomas on March 26-28, 1936 (Blogie 334). Offered were books of the 16th to 18th centuries, often in fine bindings, drawings and watercolors by Maurice Denis (1870-1943), first editions, illustrated books, and autographs and manuscripts, including the autograph manuscript... READ MORE
5 volumes, complete.
Paris: Me. Étienne Ader & Leopold Carteret, 1934 - 1935. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (iv),iii,39,(5) with 47 plates of bindings, 5 spread page and 6 in color; (viii),152,(4) pages with 91 plates, 51 of bindings and 3 in color; (iv),iv,252,(4) pages with 143 plates, 101 of bindings and 5 in color; (iv),iv,112,(4) pages with 69 plates, 21 of bindings and 1 in color; (iv),162,(4) pages with 40 plates of bindings. 5 volumes, complete. Auction... READ MORE
Paris: Librairie L. Carteret, 1931. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 128, (2) pages. Auction sale of J. Le Roy (Blogie III, 315). 360 lots accompanied by 24 plates. With a number of important bindings. Preface by Jacques Patin. Covers worn. Unopened copy. READ MORE
Paris, France: Etude Tajan, 1998. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 100, (8) pages. Text in French. Sale, November 15, 1998, of Guérin's library of material of French poet Arthur Rimbaud (1856-1891). 35 lots. Color illustrations with printed text of many Rimbaud works. Includes table of contents and estimated prices. READ MORE
Paris: Hotel Drouot, 1968. small 4to. sewn, stiff paper wrappers, dust jacket. (58); (42) pages. 2 volumes. Blogie 396 & 398. catalogues for auction in April and November of 1968 of 255 and 179 lots from the collection of "L.L.": First editions, limited editions, fine bindings, illustrated books, etc. of the 19th and 20th centuries. 12 plates + cover illustrations. READ MORE
Paris: n.p., 2002. large 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 244 pages. Auction catalogue, Sotheby's, Paris, 2002, of modern bindings, manuscripts, first editions, drawings and prints from the library of the French writer and oceanographer Gwen-Aël Bolloré (1925-2001), 242 lots. Illustrated throughout in color. READ MORE
LIVRES ILLUSTRES DU XVIIIe SIECLE, EXEMPLAIRES UNIQUES, CONTENANT DES DESSINS ORIGINAUX.
Paris: Georges Blaizot and Claude Guerin, (1972-1974). 4to. cloth. (viii), 105, (3) pages. LIVRES ILLUSTRES DU XVIIIe SIECLE, EXEMPLAIRES UNIQUES, CONTENANT DES DESSINS ORIGINAUX. S-K 1260. Only part three of this six volume set. Spine slightly faded. READ MORE
LIVRES ILLUSTRES MODERNES (1874-1970)
Paris: Georges Blaizot and Claude Guerin, (1972-1974). 4to. cloth. 123, (3) pages. LIVRES ILLUSTRES MODERNES (1874-1970). S-K 1260. Only part five with Supplement of this six volume set. Some fading of covers. READ MORE
LIVRES ILLUSTRES DU XIXe SIECLE, ... TRES BELLES RELIURES DOREES ET MOSAIQUEES DE DOLL, DUPLANIL, THOUVENIN, OTTMANN, SIMIER, VOGEL, ETC.
Paris: Georges Blaizot and Claude Guerin, (1972-1974). 4to. cloth. 147, (3) pages. LIVRES ILLUSTRES DU XIXe SIECLE, ... TRES BELLES RELIURES DOREES ET MOSAIQUEES DE DOLL, DUPLANIL, THOUVENIN, OTTMANN, SIMIER, VOGEL, ETC. S-K 1260. Only part four of this six volume set. Some fading of covers. READ MORE
Geneve: Nicolas Rauch, 1955. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 381, (3) pages. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Well-illustrated. With the leather bookplate of Brunschwig on the front cover of the catalogue. Also enclosed in a clamshell box with two leather spine labels including that of Brunschwig. With a very nice presentation from Brunschwig to Mary Hyde on the first blank page. Bottom of box is bumped. READ MORE
Paris: Librairie L. Carteret, 1935. small 4to. later cloth, leather spine label. 115+(1) pages and 16 plates. Blogie II, 330. Expert was Étienne Ader. A total of 596 lots. The first part of this sale was especially strong in "riches reliures dorée ou Mosaïquées". The text is accompanied by 16 separate plates of bindings. With the Randeria bookplate. READ MORE
Obra que publica La Real Academia de la Historia por Encargo de la Junta Directiva del Cuarto Centenario del Descubrimiento de América
Madrid: Establecimiento tipografico de Fortanet, 1892. 4to. contemporary half leather, marbled paper-covered boards, five raised bands on spine, title and decorations gilt-stamped on spine, gilt-stamped decoration on boards, top edge cut, other edges uncut. x, 680, (6) pages. Obra que publica La Real Academia de la Historia por Encargo de la Junta Directiva del Cuarto Centenario del Descubrimiento de América. (Besterman 1429). Text in Spanish. Published on the 400th anniversary of Columbus's first voyage under... READ MORE
(Charleston, WV: West Virginia State Department of Archives and History, 1938. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xvi, 302 pages. A bibliography of West Virginiana in two parts. Includes a facsimile of the signatures on West Virginia's Bill or Rights. Indices of persons and subjects. Covers sunned at edges. READ MORE
Köln: Kunst- und Museumsbibliothek und Rheinisches Bildarchiv, 1988. 4to. paper-covered boards; second volume is stiff paper wrappers. 539; 152 pages. First edition. This is a catalog of the 1988 exhibition of children's book art held at the Joseph-Haubrich Kunsthalle in Köln. Includes 34 short essays on all aspects of children's book art, from incunable art to art of the Weimar Republic. All illustrations are reproduced in color. The second half of the book is taken... READ MORE
With a foreword by Bernard C. Middleton and an introduction by David Pankow.
Rochester, New York: The Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection, 1989. 8vo. paper wrappers. (viii), 22 pages. With a foreword by Bernard C. Middleton and an introduction by David Pankow. First edition. Respected bookbinding historian and craftsman, Bernard C. Middleton seriously began collecting books on bookbinding in the 1940s. In the late 1950s, he acquired a number of rarities which once belonged in the fine Zaehnsdorf collection, the rarest of these purchases being Arnett's... READ MORE