Bern: L'Art Ancien und Kornfeld und Klipstein, 1968. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 156, (3) pages followed by 27 plates. Auction catalogue devoted to books, posters, glassware, etc. of the art nouveau period. Includes contributions from all countries. Will Bradley is represented with two illustrations of his works. Covers age darkened with chip out of bottom of spine. READ MORE
(Reading, PA: W.C. Kantner, Publisher, 1888). small 4to. original red cloth stamped in gilt on the front cover and in blind on the back cover. iv, 245, (3) pages. New edition (from 1887 first edition). Text in two languages. A picture book for the child. One page preface followed by illustrations. Covers rubbed and stained with damaged spot along front hinge. READ MORE
Mit einer Einleitung von Lothar Lang.
Berlin: Pirckheimer-Gesellschaft im Kulturbund der DDR, 1979. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 30, (2) pages. Mit einer Einleitung von Lothar Lang. Introductory biographical sketch followed by pages showing the art of this 20th century illustrator. READ MORE
Szeged, Hungary: n.p. 1992. 64mo. (8.2 x 6.5 cm). brown felt, paper cover label. unpaginated. Text in Hungarian, with biographical sketch in English, French, and German. Foreword by Lajos Tandi. Brief essay, "The Beautiful Book," by Kass Janos.Published on the Szeged Miniature Book Club's 20th anniversary. The work of illustrator János Kass (1927-2010). Black and white illustrations. READ MORE
Szeged, Hungary: n.p. 1992. miniature book (8.2 x 6.5 cm). felt, paper cover label. unpaginated. Text in Hungarian, with biographical sketch in English, French, and German. Foreword by Lajos Tandi. Brief essay, "The Beautiful Book," by Kass. .Published on the Szeged Miniature Book Club's 20th anniversary. The work of illustrator János Kass (1927-2010). Black and white illustrations. This copy has been inscribed by Kass who has also "fleshed out" the frontispiece. READ MORE
Szeged, Hungary: n.p. 1992. 64mo. (8.2 x 6.5 cm). black felt, paper cover label. unpaginated. Text in Hungarian, with biographical sketch in English, French, and German. Foreword by Lajos Tandi. Brief essay, "The Beautiful Book," by Kass Janos.Published on the Szeged Miniature Book Club's 20th anniversary. The work of illustrator János Kass (1927-2010). Black and white illustrations. READ MORE
Berlin: Jürgen Holstein Antiquariat, 1987. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Text in German and English, with preface translated into Japanese. Catalogue of architecture, photography, graphics, illustrated books, artists' autographs, posters, typography and other items, mainly related to the Bauhaus. 358 items. Supplement includes French Studio Ceramics, 1870-1900. Select bibliography and index. 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
Wien: Hofbibliothek, 1916. 12mo. paper-covered boards. (v), viii, (iii), 100 pages. K.K. Hofbibliothek. The spine is missing from this copy. The front paper is stained and the back paper is peeling from the board. On the other hand, the binding is secure and the interior shows minimal wear or soiling. A loosely laid-in plate indicates that this copy came from the reference library and stock of H. P. Kraus. READ MORE
London, England: Frederick Warne and Co. 1921. 4to. cloth, top edge cut, other edges uncut. 11+(1) pages, plates. First edition (Schuster and Engen 229, 1a). Publisher's note, an appreciation, with biographical information, by H.M. Cundall. Frontispiece portrait of Greenaway. 20 mounted color illustrations on glazed paper, all tissue protected. Title and owner/recipient on tissue protector, verso of illustration. Foxing on some of the tissue protectors and at edges of text. READ MORE
Lund: n.p. 1955. 8vo. paper-covered boards. 205, (23) pages. Text in Swedish. Journal of the Cultural Historical Society of Southern Sweden. Feature article a history of Bibles and illustrations by Joh. Lindblom. Black and white illustrations of significant events depicted in Bibles published in Sweden from the 16th to the 19th centuries. Also includes advertising. Boards lightly soiled. 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
(Madrid: Imprenta de la Iberia, á cargo de J. Blasco, 1881). 4to. modern half calf with brown cloth covered boards, five raised bands. xx, (x), facsimile, 83 pages. The facsimile edition of the Lapidary contained in the first 94 sheets of the ms. H.I.15 of the Library of El Escorial (Madrid), at original size (29.1 x 40.2 cm), on parchment paper printed in colors in reproduction of its 638 full-coloured miniatures and initial letters in... READ MORE
With 12 illustrations by John Faed.
London: Hamilton, Adams & Co. 1864. small 4to. full marbled calf, all edges gilt. 21 pages and 12 plates. With 12 illustrations by John Faed. Full color illustrated children's book. John Faed (1819-1902) was a Scottish artist who settled in England the year of this book (1864). He painted miniatures and historical scenes including illustrations for the works of Robert Burns. Covers detached. READ MORE
Cardiff, Wales: National Museum of Wales, 1979. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (16) pages. Introduction, biographical sketch of the artist, select bibliography, list of previous exhibitions. The works of Underwood based on his expedition to Mexico. Black and white illustrations throughout. READ MORE
N.P. Barbara J. Raheb, 1984. miniature book (4.5 by 3.5 cm.). black pyroxilin, leather gilt-stamped front cover label, clasp. (32) pages. Text in Latin. Limited to 300 numbered copies (Bradbury, Raheb 346). 14 full page black and white illustrations, including frontispiece. READ MORE
(London, England): The Trustees of the British Museum, 1923. folio. cloth. (vi), 52 pages, plates. Preface by J.P. Gilson, table of contents, introduction by Eric George Miller of the Museum's Department of Manuscripts. bibliography, list of plates. Three plates in color and 36 in monochrome. Ex-library. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Rubbed and scuffed along edges and along spine. Inside front hinge partly cracked. Endpapers tanned. READ MORE
UK: LOGOS, 2005. 6" x 9" stiff paper wrappers. 120 pages. First edition. This 120-page book was created and published by Logos: The Journal of the World Book Community. Fifteen corresponding contributors helped to cast a useful descriptive bibliography, which would inform the book professions about the best books written by, about and for them. This book becomes the overall critical guide for the world of Books About Books. This guide is an overall collection... READ MORE
London: Sotheby, 1978. large 8vo. paper-covered boards, dust jacket. (viii), 179, (5) pages. Sotheby catalogue for auction on 4/27/78 of 160 lots of lithographs of Toulouse-Lautrec. Many illustrations, mostly black-and-white. Price list loosely inserted. READ MORE