Geneve: Salle Kundig, (1937). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 220 pages. With forty plates printed on glossy paper which are interspersed throughout the auction sale catalogue, many of which show bindings. Covers foxed. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHEQUE DU CHATEAU DE SULLY, LIVRES ANCIENS DES XVIe, XVIIe, XVIIIe SIÈCLES ET DE L'ÉPOQUE...
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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 about BIBLIOTHÈQUE DU PROFESSEUR GEORGES MARCHAL TRÈS BEAUX LIVERS MODERNES
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 about BIBLIOTHÈQUE EDOUARD KANN, LIVRES RARES OU DOCUMENTAIRES
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 about BIBLIOTHÈQUE EVRARD DE ROUVRE
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 about BIBLIOTHEQUE GABRIEL THOMAS, BEAUX LIVRES ANCIENS AUX ARMES, EDITIONS ORIGINALES ROMANTIQUES ET...
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 about BIBLIOTHÈQUE HENRI BERALDI
(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 about BIBLIOTHÈQUE HENRI PARICAUD: LIVRES ILLUSTRÉS DU XXE SIÈLE
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 about BIBLIOTHÈQUE J. LE ROY, PRÉCIEUSE COLLECTION COMPOSÉE DE QUELQUES LIVRES ANCIENS... PREMIÈME...
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 about BIBLIOTHÈQUE LÉON ABRAMI
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 about BIBLIOTHÈQUE PILLONE
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 about BIBLIOTHÈQUE RAPHAËL ESMERIAN
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 about BIBLIOTHÈQUE RAPHAËL ESMERIAN
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 about BIBLIOTHÈQUE RAPHAËL ESMERIAN
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 about BIBLIOTHÈQUES PROVENANT DE DEUX AMATEURS ET DE LA SUCCESSION DE M.L.A***
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 about THE BINDER'S ART, CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION OF HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE BERNARD C. MIDDLETON...
Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries, 1988. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. x, 37+(1) pages. Prepared by the Standards Committee of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of ACRL. Introduction, bibliography. READ MORE about BINDING TERMS, A THESAURUS FOR USE IN RARE BOOK AND SPECIAL COLLECTION S CATALOGUING
New York: Freund Publishing, n.d. 4to. self paper wrappers. unpaginated. Basics of the process of bookbinding. Illustrations by Chuck Bracke and Burton Cherry. Presented by Book Production magazine. Black and white illustrations. Bent at corners. READ MORE about BOOKBINDING
Brussel: Koninklijke Bibliotheek Albert I, 1975. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. x, 73, (5) pages. With a foreword by Martin Wittek and an introduction by Jacques Guignard. Sections on Rose Adler, Paul Bonet, Georges Cretté, Henri Creuzevault, Paule Ameline, and many others. Illustrated in black-and-white. READ MORE about HEDENDAAGSE FRANSE BOEKBINDKUNST ENKELE STROMINGEN
Bruxelles: Bibliothèque Royale Albert Ier, 1975. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. x, 70, (8) pages. S-K 6536. Filled with illustrations in black and white. With contributions by Martin Wittek and Jacques Guignard. Tear along front hinge at top of spine. READ MORE about RELIURES FRANCAISES CONTEMPORAINES, QUELQUES TENDANCES
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 about BOEKBANDEN IN PAPIER
's-Gravenhage, The Netherlands: Koninklijke Bibliotheek, 1986. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 32 pages. Text in Dutch. Table of contents, introduction. Catalogue of an exhibition at the Royal Library, The Hague. Black and white illustrations. READ MORE about BOEKEN VAN PIERRE LECUIRE
(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 about BOGBINDEREN AUGUST SANDGREN
Leipzig, Germany: Karl W. Hiersemann, 1925. 4to. cloth, leather spine label, front cover and spine gilt-tooled. 77, (3) pages. Text in German. Table of contents, foreword, afterword. A study of leather bookbinding in 14th century Germany. 36 black and white plates. Xerox copy of an article by J.A. Szirmai in New Bookbinder 3 (1983) laid in. Very faint smudg on front cover. READ MORE about LEDERSCHNITTBÄNDE DES XIV. JAHRHUNDERTS
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 about BOOK BINDING