Edited by Philip Gaskell, John Hayward, Nicolas Barker, etc.
London: The Book Collector, 1952-2001. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. Edited by Philip Gaskell, John Hayward, Nicolas Barker, etc. A very large run of 130 issues of this valuable periodical. Invaluable as a reference tool since the most important facts of the book collecting world for this period have been reported in this periodical. Several of the long series are of special interest; Nixon's on English bookbinding, Some Uncollected Authors, and the series on book collectors... READ MORE
Edited by Philip Gaskell, John Hayward, Nicolas Barker, etc.
London, England: The Book Collector, 2012. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 148 pages. Volume 61, Number 1. Table of contents, scholarly articles, book reviews, notes on contributors, list of advertisers. Black and white illustrations. Index to Volume 60 included. READ MORE
New York: Duprat & Co., (1896). 12mo. lacks wrappers. 71+(1) pages. Limited to 400 numbered copies of which this is one of the 100 printed on Japan paper. Henry Houssaye on being a bibliophile, an article by Octave Uzanne, W. Irving Way on Eugene Field, Avery on Willaim Matthews, du Bois on Pichon and others. Well preserved copy. READ MORE
New York: Duprat & Co., 1895. 12mo. original paper wrappers. (56) pages. Limited to 500 numbered copies of which this is one of the 400 printed on regular paper. Illustrated. Articles by Clarence Cook on illustrated posters, Beverly Chew, H.P. du Bois, O.A. Bierstadt on emblems, Theodore De Vinne, and E.D. North giving a bibliography of Frederick Locker-Lampson. Minor cover wear. Unusual to find this so well preserved. READ MORE
New York: Francis Harper, 1892. large 8vo. original paper wrappers. 14; 15-30 pages. Two of four isues of volume one (March 1892, June 1892). This journal ceased publication after these four issues. Published by Francis Harper, a New York City dealer in rare and standard books. Essays cover all the latest news in the book world, including an article on copying engravings using the new "Fox-Talbot process" (March 1892). Some covers chipped. READ MORE
New York: Francis Harper, 1892. large 8vo. original paper wrappers. 15-30 pages. The second issue of volume 1 (June 1892). This journal ceased publication after four issues of volume 1. Published by Francis Harper, a New York City dealer in rare and standard books. Essays cover all the latest news in the book world, including an article on Walt Whitman's death. Covers chipped. READ MORE
Woodstock, NY: n.p., 1963. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. various number of pages. Edited by R.J. Hussey. Includes the following numbers: 6, 10, 14, 15, 17. This 17th issue was the last one done. With articles on book collecting. Price is per issue. READ MORE
London, England: "The Bookman's Journal & Print Collector" Co., 1920-1. 4to. publisher's cloth. iv, 496; iv, 424; iv, 480 pages. 3 Volumes. Union List 1, 741. Includes Vols. I, II, and III, Nos. 1-78. Each volume with general index. Covers rubbed and scuffed. Endpapers tanned. READ MORE
London, England: Hodder and Stoughton, 1893, 1900-34. 4to. half leather, cloth; and stiff paper wrappers. variously paginated. 34 volumes. Union List I, 741. Set of 34 volumes includes bound set, Volumes XIX (October 1900-March 1901), XX (April-September 1901), XXI (October-December 1901). Also includes loose Christmas supplements 1893, 1900 and 1902-34. 1901 Chistmas supplement included in bound set. Illustrated. Bound set rubbed and scuffed at edges. Most loose supplements chipped at edges, especially spines. Covers of 1893 supplement loose. Inside front hinge of bound volume cracked. READ MORE
(Stuttgart: Dr. Cantz'sche Druckerei), 1965. 8vo. later cloth, leather spine label. xv, (i), 161, (9) pages. First edition. This exhibition of illustrated 18th century French books was held at Schloß Ludwigsburg in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. An essay about Hans Fürstenberg as a book collector prefaces the Catalogue. Over 270 books are described. Many book bindings and illustrations are reproduced in black-and-white. Indexed by author at rear. In German. With the Randeria bookplate. READ MORE
Rudgang durch die standige Ausstellung des Deutschen Buch- und Schriftmuseums der Deutschen Bücherei
Leipzig: Deutsche Bucherei, 1984. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 72 pages. Rudgang durch die standige Ausstellung des Deutschen Buch- und Schriftmuseums der Deutschen Bücherei. Text in German. "The Book and Society," a history from antiquity forward. Sections on the publication and preservation of writing, books and papers. 24 black and white plates. READ MORE
Berlin: Galerie Gerd Rosen, 1960. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 54+(1) pages. Vierte Folge. Written in German. With over 25 black-and-white illustrations and plates. Taped onto the title page is a small business card by Rosen, the author, recommending this book. Minor wear, edges sunned. Laid-in is the bookplate of Oak Knoll designating this book as from the library of H.P. Kraus. READ MORE
Reprinted from PM Magazine for March 1937.
N.P. n.p., n.d. (but circa 1937). large 12mo. cloth. (iv), 16 pages. Reprinted from PM Magazine for March 1937. Tribute to this advertising man and print collector. Articles by Sherwood Anderson, Clifford Walsh, Elmer Adler, W. Arthur Cole and John T. Winterich. Bookplate. READ MORE
N.P. Club of Odd Volumes, 1976. small 8vo. self paper wrappers. (8) pages. Printed for the Club at The Meriden Gravure Company from type set at The Stinehour Press. A photographic history of this event with the members indentified (Stoddard, McCorison, McKibbin, Hugo, etc.). READ MORE
10 volumes in 8
(Paris, France: J. Conan le Meriadec), 1952-3. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. variously paginated. 10 volumes in 8. Text in French. The first ten issues of this French periodical, which ran from 1952 to 1963. Each volume contains "La Chronique de Pierre d'Espezel," which discusses various bibliophilic topics, "Les Illustrateurs du Libre," discussing different book illustrators with a sample of his/her work, along with other articles of interest fo bibliophiles. Issues individually paginated. Issues 5 and... READ MORE
Paris: Bachelin-Deflorenne, 1868. 8vo. 19th-century quarter leather, five raised bands, marbled paper-covered boards. xvi, 276 pages. Text in French. Auction catalogue of the library of Van der Helle de Lille with 2,372 lots. (Blogie 113). Prices realized bound in. Wear to spine at the head and tail, the tail of the spine is bumped with the leather torn at the joints and pulled away from the spine. The boards are rubbed and worn at the... READ MORE
Paris: Hector Bossange, 1845. 8vo. later cloth. xiv, 875-984, 802, (4), xi-xvi, 985-1221+(1) pages. Sales catalogue. Preface in French, English and Spanish. This a catalogue of all the great works in many languages that Hector Bossange claims to be able to procure in a modern edition in a variety of bindings. In his preface, he says that this catalogue is intended as a tool specifically for foreign book collectors and their agents to ease the... READ MORE
New York: Burt Franklin, n.d. tall 8vo. cloth. xx,672; (iv),596; (vi),574; (vi),647; (iv),684 pages. 5 volumes. Reprint of the 1920 first edition. With a full index to the collection in the back of the last volume. Has many plates of illustrations including 7 of bookbindings with 4 in color. READ MORE