Zurich: H. Schumann, 1949. small 4to. later cloth with original stiff paper wrappers bound-in, leather spine label, top edge gilt. (ii), 44, (8) pages; 48 plates. Catalogue for an auction held October 19, 1949, in Zurich of items from the renowned Dutch bibliophile's collection. Contains 150 entries and 48 plates. Depicted are Elzevier's La Bible (1663), richly bound by Magnus; the Kelmscott Press's Chaucer bound by Douglas Cockerell; beautifully detailed illustrations of clothing, furniture from... READ MORE
Paris: Jules Meynial - L. Giraud-Badin, 1924. 4to. later cloth, leather spine label. (iv), 108, (4) pages and 52 plates. Blogie II, 297. A second part was issued later which sold prints and drawings. This sale listed 331 lots and was accompanied by 52 plates of bindings. With the Randeria bookplate. READ MORE
3 volumes, complete.
Paris: Leopold Carteret and Lille: Émile Raoust-Leleu, 1925. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (iv),vi,98,(4); (iv),203,(7); (iv),vi,247,(7) pages. 3 volumes, complete. (Blogie Volume II, pp.299,300,301) The complete set of this important auction sale. Filled with tipped-in plates showing many of the fine bindings in the collection. The plates for volumes two and three are loosely inserted in separate paper portfolios as issued. Wrappers worn; pages fine. Spine mostly missing on volume one, but complete. Volume three, spine... READ MORE
N.P. Sotheby's, (1987). small 4to. paper wrappers. 233, (15) pages. Catalogue describing over 1000 items from the library belonging to the estate of the Duc de la Roche-Guyon. Includes many fine bindings. Well illustrated; many illustrations in color. With prices realized loosely inserted. Randeria bookplate on verso of title page. 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, France): n.p., n.d., but 1996. 4to. paper-covered boards. unpaginated. Text in French. Limited to 200 numbered copies. Introductory comments by Jean Toulet. Alphabetical list of authors. Indices of artists and binders. Foldout color frontispiece and color illustrations throughout. A catalogue of the bindings in the library of Henri Paricaud, arranged chronologically, from 1886 to 1991. Bumped at bottom edge and top fore-edge corner. 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: 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
Livres Illustrés du XVIIIe Siècle reliès en maroquin la pluplart armories ou ornés de dentelles
Paris: L. Carteret, 1926. 4to. stiff paper wrappers with dust jacket. (iv), 86, (2). Livres Illustrés du XVIIIe Siècle reliès en maroquin la pluplart armories ou ornés de dentelles. As the sale did not take place, there were few catalogues issued. Not in Blogie. Contains 61 black-and-white plates, many of which show more than one book. There are 247 items listed. The catalogue is worn at the edges and lightly soiled. Minor paper loss at... 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
Paris: Pierre Beres, (1957). small 4to. original stiff paper wrappers. Not paginated but 160 items offered for sale. Limited to 600 copies. Sale of a collection of books formed during the 16th and 17th centuries that all feature paintings on their fore-edges. The catalogue contains many illustrations of these paintings including a number in color that have been tipped-in. A unique collection. 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
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
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
Amsterdam: NHB, (1985). small 4to. later cloth with handmade paper covered boards, leather spine label. 60, (10) pages. Exhibition catalogue with text by Lotje L. Ariens Krappers-van der Peet, Elizabet Nijhoff Asser and Johnny H. Robben Jr. devoted to modern paper bindings on books. Illustrated. READ MORE