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
(København): Forening for Boghaandværk, 1952. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 113+(1) pages. First edition. The talents of the Danish book binder Augustt Sandgren are recognized in this collection of essays. Among the contributors are Gustav Strand, Carl Roos, and Henrik Park. 20 black-and-white illustrations of his bindings. Bibliography at rear. In Danish. READ MORE
København: Forening for Boghaandværk, 1954. large 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 64, (2) pages. First edition. A gathering of essays related to book production. Vald. Pedersen, Viggo Hasnæs, Einar Middelboe and Th. Haugaard Petersen write on various topics: book binding, papermaking, publishing, etc. Illustrated. In Danish. READ MORE
Copenhagen: Forening for Boghaandvaerk, 1920's-1970's. large 8vo. sewn, stiff paper wrappers. Various paginations (generally between 100-150 pages per volume). Various volumes of the Danish annual, The Bibliophile, offered for sale individually. Each volume has illustrations and generally contains 4-6 articles on collections, bindings, publishing, typography, Danish books and collectors, and other book-related matters. Some have brief English-language summaries at the end. Some vols. are unopened. All have their original wrappers, which are usually soiled, chipped... READ MORE
Copenhagen: Forening for Boghaandvaerk, 1926-1931. large 8vo. original publishers paste paper covers with paper spine labels. Various paginations (approx. 2,500 pages total). 6 volumes. Six years of the Danish annual The Bibliophile: vols. 15-20 (1926-1931) of the original series The Bibliophile, which began in 1893, had by the 1920's lost interest in book crafts, and deals more with collecting and bibliophile issues, becoming rather more international in outlook. In 1926, reports on Danish Book auctions... READ MORE
2 volumes. Catalogue 82, Part One: A-L and Part Two: M-Z/Addenda
Cambridge, MA: Charles B. Wood III, Inc., 1993. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 87; 96 pages. 2 volumes. Catalogue 82, Part One: A-L and Part Two: M-Z/Addenda. A bookseller's catalogue of antiquarian books about the book and its production. READ MORE
La Junta, CO: Otera County E.R.A., 1934. 12mo. cloth. (vi), 20 pages, plates. Foreword. Typewritten manuscript, text on recto only. A work published by the Otera County Emergency Relief Association describing a Depression-era bookbinding project. With lists of materials and equipment used. Thirteen black and white plates. Newspaper clipping laid in describing this work. Tanning at edges of text. READ MORE
(New York, NY: Library Binding Institute), 1939-40. 8vo. self paper wrappers in folder. 15+(1); 15+(1); 15+(1); 15+(1) pages. 4 Volumes. Volume 1, Nos. 1-4. Published by the Library Binding Institute with list of members on back cover. Introductory notice laid in Vol. 1, No. 1. Published by an association of library binders. READ MORE
Reports of the Committee on Production Guidelines for Book Longevity.
Washington, D.C. Council on Library Resources, Inc., 1982. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 19 pages. Reports of the Committee on Production Guidelines for Book Longevity. Reprinted from the May 29, 1981 and July 2, 1982 issues of Publisher Weekly. Book conservation and restoration. Wrappers slightly soiled. READ MORE
(Meriden, CT: The Kelsey Company), n.d. 16mo. stiff paper wrappers. (12), 16, 16 pages. 3 Volumes. Three different versions of this guide for binding books, designed for users of Kelsey and other bookbinding equipment. Glossary of bookbinders' terms. Black and white illustrations. READ MORE
With an Essay by William Spawn.
Bryn Mawr: Bryn Mawr College Library, 1983. 4to. cloth, paper cover label. 122, (2) pages. With an Essay by William Spawn. S-K 3617. Sixty-two American bindings are described and illustrated including some in color. Meant to compliment Papantonio's catalogue. READ MORE
New York: R.R. Bowker Co., 1967. 8vo. two toned cloth. xx, 293 pages. S-K 129. Second printing, with each chapter slightly revised from 1941 printing. (Brenni 1217). Contains Early American Bookbinding by Hand by Hannah French, The Rise of American Edition Binding by Joseph W. Rogers and On the Rebinding of Old Books by Hellmut Lehmann-Haupt. An important reference book. READ MORE
Portland, ME: Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1941. 8vo. cloth-backed pastepaper-covered boards, modern clamshell box with leather spine label. xix, 293 pages. S-K 129. First edition. (Brenni 1217). Contains "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" by Hannah French, "The Rise of American Edition Binding" by Joseph W. Rogers and "On the Rebinding of Old Books" by Hellmut Lehmann-Haupt. An important reference book. Spine sunned. Slipcase shows chipping around the edges, else fine. READ MORE
Before C.J. Stewart, Esq;, The Artitrator appointed by the Board of Trade, February-March, 1903.
London: The Bookbinding Trade Section of the London Chamber of Commerce, 1903. thick 8vo. contemporary half green calf with green cloth covered boards, five raised bands, top edge gilt (a signed binding by Zaehnsdorf). (ii), 732, (8) pages. Before C.J. Stewart, Esq;, The Artitrator appointed by the Board of Trade, February-March, 1903. With a prefatory note by Charles W. Forward and Thomas E. Powell explaining the history of this labor dispute. In a signed binding... READ MORE
Frankfurt A.M. Joseph Baer & Co., n.d. (after 1927). small 4to. later cloth with original paper wrappers bound-in. 128 pages. S-K 1455 and 1456. 412 and 288 items respectively in these excellent catalogues. described. Many plates of illustrations. Text in German. The text is printed on cheap paper; illustrations on better paper. READ MORE