(Mumbai, India: Gallerie Publishers), 2006. 4to. self paper wrappers. 121, (3) pages. Volume 9, No. 1 of this periodical. Includes articles about book arts and collecting. Color illustrations throughout. Bookmark laid in. Includes Richard Minsky's "Making Books Speak." READ MORE
New York, NY: American Institute for Graphic Arts, n.d., but 1927. 8vo. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. Invitation to the exhibition, held in San Francisco at the Public Library. Laid in is a notice, dated October 1927, to members of AIGA of the intent of Henry H. Taylor to make a copy of his book to AIGA members as a keepsake. READ MORE
N.P. n.p. 1975. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, paper cover label. 24 pages. Tributes from his friends and his wife. Burke was in charge of typographic development at Mergenthaler and formed an extensive collection of books on printing history. With the signature of John DePol on first blank page. READ MORE
N.P. n.p. 1975. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, paper cover label. 24 pages. Tributes from his friends and his wife. Burke was in charge of typographic development at Mergenthaler and formed an extensive collection of books on printing history. Cover label spotted. READ MORE
Published for the European Magazine
London: J. Asperne, 1818. 10.5" x 7" Single sheet. Published for the European Magazine. James Perry (1756-1821) journalist and book collector. Perry began his career in 1777 writing for the "General Advertiser" and the "London Evening-Post." After writing several installments in 1778 about a court-martialed admiral, he established himself as a well-known journalist in London. He began editing in 1782 for the "European Magazine" and later the "Gazetteer." He was also a political activist and... READ MORE
N.P. n.p. n.d. (circa 1930). small 4to. limp leather stamped in gilt. Frontispiece portrait; 11 pages. Biographical sketch of this New York city printer and President of the Evening Post. Also described are his book-collecting activities. Covers rubbed. READ MORE
Hartford, Connecticut: Watkinson Library, Trinity College, 2011. 10 x 8 inches. paperback pamphlet. 24 pages. To honor a gift given to the Watkinson Library by M. William McGill, this catalogue is an illustrated checklist of the works of British architectural and topographical artist John Piper. In the late 1920s, Piper attended both the Richmond School of Art and the Royal College of Art, and by the 1930s he was working steadily as an artist hardly... READ MORE
N.P. n.p. 1975. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 80 pages. Number 3. Limited to 300 numbered copies; this copy is out of series. Introduction by Alida Roochvarg followed by thirteen essays by different members of this book collecting club. Related ephemera loosely inserted. Toned along edges. READ MORE
Edited by Carol Meyerson and Evert Volkersz.
Rockville Centre: Long Island Book Collectors, 1993. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 158 pages. Edited by Carol Meyerson and Evert Volkersz. Divided into four sections each containing a number of articles. The first section gives a history of the club and contains biography of various departed members. The second section has seven essays on book collecting; the third section is on collecting illustrated books and the fourth section deals with specialty book collecting. With articles... READ MORE
NO.1 - 1969.
Long Island: Long Island Book Collectors, 1969. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 50 pages. NO.1 - 1969. Limited to 300 numbered copies. With fourteen essays by club members including Herman Abromson on "The Case of Christopher Morley" and Alida Roochvarg on "Limited to 600 Numbered Copies." READ MORE
Wien: Gesellschaft der Freunde der Nationalbibliothek, 1930. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), vi, 66 pages followed by plates. The paper of this copy has darkened around the edges. Otherwise the book shows minor wear and soiling. A loosely laid-in plate indicates that this copy came from the reference library and stock of H. P. Kraus. READ MORE
Bearbeitet von Manfred von Armim. 2 volumes.
Stuttgart: Dr. Ernst Hauswedell & Co. (1984). 4to. cloth, cardboard slipcase. 417,(3); 421-842,(2) pages. Bearbeitet von Manfred von Armim. 2 volumes. Limited to 800 copies. Well annotated descriptions of the 15th century books and manuscripts in Schafer's library. Filled with plates, some of which are in color. READ MORE
Weimar: Gesellschaft der Bibliophilen, 1915. 4to. later cloth, leather spine label. Tipped-in frontispiece portrait of Schoeller; xi, 113 pages followed by 110 full-page plates. Biographical sketch of this collector followed by descriptions of 472 books. Filled with illustrations. With a bookplate affixed to the front pastedown which indicates that this copy came from the reference library and stock of H.P. Kraus. READ MORE
London: Christie's, 1994. small 4to. paper wrappers. 253, (15) pages. Catalog of an auction in London of incunabula, manuscripts, reference books, German illustrated books, atlases, travel and miscellaneous books. Many interesting offerings, including an illuminated copy of the ninth German bible, 1483, Ptolemy's LIBER GEOGRAPHICA, 1511, and a fine Renaissance binding by Joachim Linck. Well illustrated, with many plates in color. READ MORE
(Boston: The Bibliophile Society, (1913). small 4to. quarter parchment with parchment tips. 6 pages. With facsimiles of three of Lincoln's letters from the collection of William K. Bixby done in collotype accompanied by transliteration. Covers soiled. READ MORE
Paris: A. Quantin, 1880. small 4to. contemporary green cloth, top edge gilt. (iv),48; 88 pages. Volume One of this deluxe periodical for bibliophiles first published by A. Quantin in 1880, and later by Quantin with Octave Uzanne as editor-in-chief from 1881-1889. (Ulrich & Kup p, 124). Included here are 1882-1884 and 1888. From the reference library of the Zaehnsdorf Company with a commemorative booklabel loosely inserted. With the bookplate of the Zaehnsdorf Company. The first... READ MORE