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Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, (1921). 8vo. cloth-backed boards, top edge gilt. xxii, 267 pages. First edition, second impression. Identical with the first impression with the following exception: a line has been added to the copyright page stating that this is the second impression. Published in September 1921, the same month as the first impression. With all errors and the type damage still present. Presentation on front free endpaper "W.B. Reed, my old friend with..... READ MORE about A MAGNIFICENT FARCE AND OTHER DIVERSIONS OF A BOOK-COLLECTOR
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 14774
Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, (1921). 8vo. cloth-backed boards, top edge gilt. xxii, 267 pages. First edition, first impression (Fleck A.6.A.1b). Twelve essays of interest to the book collector accompanied by 72 illustrations of which 21 are in the text and 51 are separate plates not counted in the pagination. 4000 copies were released in September 1921 and sold for $4.00. Has three errors in the list of illustrations and type damage on page 160..... READ MORE about A MAGNIFICENT FARCE AND OTHER DIVERSIONS OF A BOOK-COLLECTOR
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 72724
Boston: The Atlantic Monthly, 1937. tall 8vo. paper wrappers. pp.1-9. In The Atlantic MonthlyJanuary, 1937, Vol.159, No.1 (Fleck E.70). Appeared as the book of the same title. Library stamp on front cover. READ MORE about " NEWTON ON BLACKSTONE LAWYERS ON TRIAL."
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 15335
Boston: The Atlantic Monthly, 1917. tall 8vo. paper wrappers. pp.382-390. In the Atlantic Monthly, September 1917, Vol. 120, No.3 (Fleck E.3). Appeared as a Christmas greeting in 1913 and later as a chapter in THE AMENITIES OF BOOK COLLECTING. On William Godwin. Wrappers chipped. READ MORE about "A RIDICULOUS PHILOSOPHER."
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 15267
19.7 x 13.4 cm. Single sheet framed behind glass. This plate was suppressed by the publisher from Newton's book as being too indicative of Newton's opinion of Woodrow Wilson.This is the state with 7 lines of text under the caricature of Wilson (Fleck A.6.A.1b). READ MORE about Suppressed plate from A MAGNIFICENT FARCE AND OTHER DIVERSIONS OF A BOOK-COLLECTOR
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 11442
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1928. 8vo. cloth-backed boards, paper spine label, dust jacket, top edge gilt, slipcase. xvi, 410 pages with 135 illustrations, some in color. First edition (Fleck A.17.A.1). Slipcase is tape repaired which has yellowed the top and sides. Jacket is also tape repaired which has yellowed part of the jacket. READ MORE about THIS BOOK-COLLECTING GAME
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 116512
N.P. Privately printed, 1929. 4to. cloth-backed boards, paper spine and cover labels, original box with paper label. (vi), 32, (8) pages. First edition, limited to 600 copies (Fleck A.20.A). Newton produced this book and used the profits to erect a Hardy Memorial in England. Reproduces a number of letters in facsimile from the Newton collection. Loosely inserted in this copy is the four page prospectus to the book. Mounted on the free endpaper is an..... READ MORE about THOMAS HARDY, NOVELIST OR POET?
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 14897
N.P. Privately printed, 1929. 4to. cloth-backed boards, paper spine and cover labels, original box with paper label. (vi), 32, (8) pages. First edition, limited to 600 copies (Fleck A.20.A). Newton produced this book and used the profits to erect a Hardy Memorial in England. Reproduces a number of letters in facsimile from the Newton collection. Four page prospectus loosely inserted. Slipcase shows wear with piece missing along front edge. READ MORE about THOMAS HARDY, NOVELIST OR POET?
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 14898
Boston: The Atlantic Monthly, 1928. tall 8vo. paper wrappers. pp.820-829. In The Atlantic Monthly, June, 1928. Vol. 141, No.6 (Fleck E.41). Appeared in A TOURIST IN SPITE OF HIMSELF. Spine faded. READ MORE about "A TOURIST IN SPITE OF HIMSELF. II. IN PARIS."
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 15306
Boston: The Atlantic Monthly, 1929. tall 8vo. paper wrappers. pp.182-193. In The Atlantic Monthly, November, 1929, Vol. 145, No.2 (Fleck E.48). Appeared in A TOURIST IN SPITE OF HIMSELF. READ MORE about "A TOURIST IN SPITE OF HIMSELF. IN JERUSALEM."
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 15311
(Prague: Th. Venty, 1918). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers with text block loosely inserted. 25+(1) pages. Limited to 225 numbered copies. (Arno Sáñka I, 98). Text in Czech. Translated from French by Jarmil Krecar. Nodier (1780-1844) was a French Romantic writer. Biblioman first printed in Le Livre des Cent-et-Un, published in Paris 1831. Engraved frontispiece portrait by G. Staal. Unopened. Wrappers and pages bent at bottom corner. READ MORE about BIBLIOMAN
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 107571
Boston: The Boston Athenaeum, 1990. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 88 pages. The first catalogue of manuscripts from the Boston Athenaeum. These manuscripts have been used by authors researching ambience and backdrop for historical fiction and also have been consulted by researchers investigating specific topics such as the history of the Boston Society of Architects, the naval aspects of the War of 1812 and biographical research. Indexed. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF MANUSCRIPTS FROM THE COLLECTIONS OF THE BOSTON ATHENAEUM
Price: $11.00 Order nr. 56638
Copenhaven: Forening for Boghandvaerk [Association for Book Craft], 1960. small 8vo. paper-covered boards. 112, (4) pages. Basic information on many things: paper, type, title pages, text pages, citations, margins, colophons, types of text (poetry, etc.), illustrations, etc. With bibliography. Backing lightly browned. READ MORE about TYPOGRAFISK ABC FOR BOGVENNER
Price: $9.00 Order nr. 51403
Prague: Vlastnim Nakladem, 1928-1929. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. variously paginated. (Arno Sáñka III, 2124). Text in Czech. Czech bibliophile's magazine, Volume VI, Nos. 1-6. Listings of new publications, Articles about authors and publishers. Listing of contents. Various advertising leaflets laid in. Wrappers torn at edges and spine, and fading. Pages separating. READ MORE about VITRINKA NA KRÁSNÉ KNIHY, VAZBY A JINÉ HEZKÉ VECI
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 107605
N.P. (Stockholm?): Bokvännerna ([Society of?] Bibliophiles), 1958. 12mo. sewn, stiff paper wrappers. 198+(1), (2) pages. Limited to 600 copies. 103 poems by 85 poets, in Swedish or translated into Swedish, having to do with books (libraries, collectors, etc.). Index. Bibliophile's Library no. 40. READ MORE about BOKEN I DIKTEN, EN ANTOLOGI [THE BOOK IN THE POEM, AN ANTHOLOGY
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 52939
Malmo: Allhems Forlag, 1962. square 8vo. parchment-backed boards. 148, (6) pages. History of the various libraries housed in the Royal Palace in Sweden with emphasis on the collecting of Gustaf Adolf VI. 96 illustrations and 6 colorplates. Summary in English. READ MORE about KUNGENS BOCKER ETT REPORTAGE OM GUSTAF VI ADOLFS PRIVATA BIBLIOTEK
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 1528
N.P. n.p., 1970. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrpapers. 30 pages. Reprinted from the Yale University Library Gazette, Volume 44, Number 3, January 1970. Illustrated. Includes a tipped-in bookplate of the Osborn Collection on inside front cover. READ MORE about THE OSBORN COLLECTION: A BIENNIAL PROGRESS REPORT
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 94880
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1974). large 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xiv, 178 pages. A fascinating book about some of the curious items collectors have acquired. It includes a survey of many treasures bought and sold throughout history including the prices. Jacket spine slightly faded with wrinkling along bottom edge of back cover. READ MORE about A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RELICS AND MEMORABILIA
Price: $5.00 Order nr. 55953
Cambridge, MA: Cambridge Historical Society, 1943. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. pp. 109-120. An article in "Cambridge Historical Society Publications, Volume 28, Proceedings for the Year 1942. Covers soiled. READ MORE about "THE CENTENARY OF THE CAMBRIDGE BOOK CLUB."
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 102139
New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1928. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. x, 298 pages. First edition. With 42 illustrations. Another in a series of excellent books on books by Pearson. Jacket worn with pieces missing at spine ends and internal tape repairs. READ MORE about QUEER BOOKS
Price: $12.50 Order nr. 24505
Freeport: Books for Libraries Press, (1969). 8vo. cloth. xii, 213 pages. Reprint of the 1923 first edition. Twelve chapters for the bookcollector including one on Bookshops and two on The Literary Hoax. Private ownership stamp embossed on half-title. READ MORE about BOOKS IN BLACK OR RED
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 3161