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
6 volumes bound in 3
London: Elliot Stock, 1881-1884. 4to. later cloth. 6 volumes bound in 3. Ulrich & Kup p.146. The complete set of this periodical under this title. Hundreds of articles on bookselling, printing, collecting, and bibliography. This magazine was continued as Book Lore. Pages 95 - 160 are detached and loosely inserted. Some tears in pages as the paper is fragile. READ MORE
Various odd issues of this periodical.
London: Elliot Stock, 1881-1884. 4to. original stiff paper wrappers. Per issue. Various odd issues of this periodical. Ulrich & Kup p.146. The following issues are present: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 35, 36. Per issue. READ MORE
London, England: Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. 1895. 4to. original stiff paper wrappers bound in later half cloth, paper-covered boards, paper spine label, top edge cut, other edges uncut. variously paginated. 3 volumes. Union List 1, 666. Limited to 850 copies. This is the first three volumes of a total of twelve. See S-K 1722 and other works for contributions to this periodical. Partial set of one of the most important periodicals devoted to... READ MORE
New York: Lathrop C. Harper, Inc. n.d. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 112 pages. "European, English and American Literature - The Fine Arts, including Painting, Engraving and Architecture - Genealogy & Heraldry - Incunabula - Manuscripts - Dictionaries and Vocabularies - The Arts of teh Book, including formation of libraries, the Book Trade, Typography, Illustration and Binding - mainly from the library of Sir William Stirling-Maxwell, the noted 19th century historian and collector, co-founder of the... READ MORE
Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1902 - 1929. 8vo. boards. Price is per volume. Each volume includes an article on some facet of collecting. The following odd volumes are available: Five. Limited to 500 copies. Covers spotted. In slipcase but spine of slipcase is lacking. Twelfth. Limited to 500 copies. Covers spotted. Foxed. READ MORE
Paris: Publications Papyrus, 1931. 4to. half leather over boards with original paper wrappers bound-in. Ulrich & Kup p.15. "Well printed, well illustrated, scholarly and most facinating. Contains everything concerning the book, old and new." Of the total 15 issues published, we have 9 including: 1931. Numbers 1, 2, 5. 1932. Numbers 1, 4. 1933. Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4. Well preserved with most having the original glassine wrapper. READ MORE
Milano: Ulrico Hoepli, 1935. 4to. later cloth with original front cover bound-in. (vi), 58, (2) pages followed by 32 plates. All 32 plates contain tipped-in illustrations of fine bindings. Estimated price list bound-in. Some foxing of endpapers. READ MORE
Oslo: Kommisjon Hos A/L Biblioteksentralen, 1963. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 210, (2) pages. First edition. This collection of essays celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Norsk Bibliotekforening (Norwegian Library Association). Essays topics range from a study of Gutenberg to a discission of Norwegian library work. Table of contents at rear. In Norwegian. READ MORE
Vilnius: Politines ir mokslines literaturos leidykla, 1961. 8vo. paper-covered boards with cloth spine. (iv), 352 pages; (iv), 344 pages. Published in honor of the twentieth anniversary of the Central Library of the Academy of Sciences of the Lithuanian SSR. Contains a chapter on "The Fight for Soviet Power in Lithuania", a bibliography of manuscripts from 1918-1940, which had been prepared on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the re-establishment of Soviet power in Lithuania... READ MORE
enthaltend u. a. die Bibliothek des Generaldirektors der Preußischen Staatsbibliothek a. D. Geh. Reg.-Rats Prof. Dr. iur. h. c. Dr. phil. Fritz Milkau; Bücher-Katalogs 454 & 455 (2 catalogues)
Leipzig: Otto Harrassowitz, 1935. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 116; 106, (6) pages. enthaltend u. a. die Bibliothek des Generaldirektors der Preußischen Staatsbibliothek a. D. Geh. Reg.-Rats Prof. Dr. iur. h. c. Dr. phil. Fritz Milkau; Bücher-Katalogs 454 & 455 (2 catalogues). These booksellers catalogues feature 1,902 and 1,800 items respectively. (Blogie 442) The exteriors of this set have light to moderate soiling, ink stamps and other markings. The spine of the second volume is... READ MORE
4 volumes bound in 2
Paris: Librairie Henri Leclerc, 1926. small 4to. quarter cloth with marbled paper-covered boards with original stiff paper wrappers bound in. xii,294,(2); viii, 295-499,(3); vii,501-730(4); vii,731-933+(1) pages plus 31 plates. 4 volumes bound in 2. Auction catalogue for L. Giraud-Badin held on February 17-20, 1926. (Blogie II, 301-2). In four parts, the fourth being an album containing thirty-one black-and-white plates. Parts 2-4 bound together in volume two. Part one begins with a preface by Abel Lefranc... READ MORE
Paris: Librairie Henri Leclerc, 1926. small 4to. half leather, five raised bands, marble paper covered boards, original wrappers bound in. xii,294,(2); viii,295-499,(3); vii,501-730,(2); vii,731-933+(1) pages. 4 volumes. Auction catalogue for L. Giraud-Badin held on February 17-20, 1926. (Blogie II, 301-2). In four parts,the plates being bound in with volume four. Part one begins with a preface by Abel Lefranc concerning the deceased, Hector de Backer and his collection. De Backer was the president of the... 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
Bruxelles: Librairie Simonson, (1968). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 59; 55 pages. 2 volumes. Two volume sale of this library. The first volume contains 8 plates and 405 lots and the second volume contains 8 plates and lots, 406-816. 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
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
Numbers 1 to13
London: 1968-1969. 8vo. self paper wrappers. Numbers 1 to13. Edited by B. Hutchison. Articles on collecting, bookselling and the library world. Also has much bibliographical information and lists of books for sale and wanted. A total of 60 issues were published. READ MORE