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
Edited by Carol Meyerson and Evert Volkersz.
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
Washington: Library of Congress, 1977. 4to. cloth. xxi, 517 pages. The hardbound variant of this catalogue. Magnificent volume with a number of tipped-in colored plates. Includes a section on Rosenwald's Blake collection. Spine labels rubbed. 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
Paris: A. Quantin, 1880. thick small 4to. half leather, all edges gilt. 431 pages. Premier Volume. Ulrich & Kup p.124. "News of the world of books and letters. Well edited; useful for reference for the period." Filled with illustrations of books and bindings, portraits and others. Minor cover rubbing. READ MORE
Paris: A. Quantin, 1880-1886. small 4to. variously bound in original paper wrappers, later cloth, and contemporary half cloth with leather spine labels and marbled paper-covered boards. A large run of this deluxe periodical for bibliophiles was first published by A. Quantin in 1880 and later by Quantin with Octave Uzanne from 1881 to 1889. (Ulrich & Kup p.124.) A spectacular journal letterpress printed with many original prints bound-in. Artists include Jules Adeline, author of Les... READ MORE
Paris: A. Quantin, 1880-1883. small 4to. original paper wrappers. The first three years of this deluxe periodical for bibliophiles first published by A. Quantin in 1880, and later by Quantin with Octave Uzanne from 1881 to 1889. (Ulrich & Kup p.124). A spectacular journal letterpress printed with many original prints bound-in. Artists include Jules Adeline author of LES ARTS DE REPRODUCTION VULGARISES (1894) as well as others. Some plates are reproduced in color. Filled with... READ MORE
Paris: A. Quantin, 1882-1888. small 4to. variously bound in original paper wrappers, later half cloth with leather spine labels and marbled covered boards. variously paginated. A 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. Lavish use of llustration, including drawings, illustrations of books and bindings, and many original prints bound-in... READ MORE
München: Gesellschaft der Bibliophilen, 1973. 8vo. self paper wrappers. 2 french-fold leaves with tipped-in facsimile. Printed in an edition limited to 400 copies. Facsimile of a letter from the collector Ludwig Thoma to a bookseller. Wrappers faded. READ MORE
München: Stadtbibliothek München, 1967. 8vo. paper-covered boards. (ii), 143+(1) pages. This volume marks the hundredth anniversary of the birth of German author Ludwig Thoma. The cover of this copy has faded especially on the spine. Otherwise it shows minor wear and soiling. The interior looks like new. A loosely laid-in plate indicates that this copy came from the reference library and stock of H. P. Kraus. A list of lenders to the commemorative exhibition is... READ MORE
Homme d'Etat et Collectionneur 1601-1661
Paris: Bibliothèque Nationale, 1961. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (v), xxxviii, 8 leaves of plates, (iii), 228, (16) pages. Homme d'Etat et Collectionneur 1601-1661. This is the catalogue of an exhibition at the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris organized to mark the third centennial of cardinal Mazarin's death. It examines Mazarin's roles in the seventeenth century as a statesman and as a collector of books and of works of art. Includes 16 plates of black-and-white illustrations. This... READ MORE
Philadelphia: n.p. 1979. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 29 pages. Memorial service for this Philadelphia collector and trustee of the National Gallery of Art. The presiding official was his son Isodore M. Scott. He was also a donor to the Library of Congress. READ MORE
Southport, CN: Laurence Witten Rare Books, 1983. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 96 pages. A sale catalogue of fifty-two important early manuscripts, including many illuminated books of hours, breviaries, missals and an unusual illuminated English prayer scroll dating from 1430. Well illustrated, with many plates in full color. Price list loosely inserted. Ink ownership inscription in corner of title page. READ MORE
London: Martin Breslauer, (1971). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 88 pages followed by 28 pages of plates. List XXXIX. A bookseller's catalogue including many examples of seventeenth and eighteenth century bookbinding. Also includes autograph letters, incunabula, and type specimens. Works by William Shakespeare and Richard Weir, among others, are offered. Illustrated by twenty-eight pages of plates, many showing notable bindings. Index of authors and titles. READ MORE