N.P. (Nissha Printing Co., 1998). 4to. stiff paper wrappers, illustrated. 255+(1) pages. Text in Japanese and English. Exhibition at three museums in Japan commemorating the centenary of Beardsley's death. Acknowledgments. Introduction by Simon Wilson; essay "Beardsley and Japanese Pictorial Design" by Linda Gertner Zatlin. Catalogue divided into 12 sections featuring Japonesques, Le Morte D'Arthur, Salome, The Savoy, The Rape of the Lock and others. Commentary on works and outline biography. Black and white illustrations. Wrappers... READ MORE
Nürnberg: n.p., 1877. 8vo. quarter cloth with paper-covered boards with stiff paper wrapper bound in. vii, 214+(1) plus 11 leaves of illustration. Catalogues objects relating to a variety of topics connected to the book arts in Bavarian collections. Chapters on prominent publishers, seventeenth century book decoration, woodcuts, metalcutting, lithography, photography and different types of presses and printing technology. All chapters divided in two sections: a general overview followed by a bibliography usually arranged chronologically, sometimes... READ MORE
(Leipzig: Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig, 1995). 4to. stiff paper wrappers, dust jacket. 215+ (1) pages. Text in German. Commerates the 40th anniversary of the Institut für Buchkunst in Leipzig. Two-part history of the institute by Anneliese Hübscher and Julia Blume with their inscriptions on the title page. Color illustrations throughout. Bibliography of the Institute's publications. READ MORE
Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1998. 4to. paper wrappers. 72 pages. VOLUME 3, NO.11, NOV., 1998. IN THIS ISSUE: A. Tufel on George Eliot, R. Armstrong on Alan Paton, and J. Waters on "Invasion of the E-Books" (yes, a certain software company has expressed interest). N. Basbanes tours that institution, The Strand; R. Brown and Tasha Tucker discuss Tasha Tudor (with notice of the new Tasha Tudor bibliography by John & Jill Hare, published by... READ MORE
Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1999. 4to. paper wrappers. 72 pages. Volume 4, Number 2, Feb., 1999. IN THIS ISSUE: S. Stipes on the slave narratives of Frederick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs with a bibliography of other such narratives by C.L. Blockson, N.A. Basbanes on Tom Wolfe, I. Ungar and J.P. Ansell on the illuminator and anti-Nazi caricaturist Arthur Szyk, R. Meador on the Wine and Food Library in Ann Arbor, and MORE. READ MORE
London: Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1965-1971. 4to. boards. Eleven volumes in total were published. The following illustrated catalogues are available: Part I (2), Part II (3), Part III (5), Part IV, Part V, Part VI (6, two in stiff paper wrappers), Part VII (2), Part VII (spine faded), Part VIII (2), Part VIII (not illustrated), Part IX (not illustrated), Part X (not illustrated) (2), Part XI (not illustrated). Price is per volume. READ MORE
Paris: George Blaizot, (1967). small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 109, (3) pages. Auction catalogue. For sale held by M. George Blaizot on May 30, 1967. (Blogie II, 392). One hundred eighty-one lots. Works by Aristotle, Dante, Victor Hugo and Swift. Many beautiful illustrated books and elaborate bindings. Nine black and while illustrations. Prices paid marked in pencil in margin. Receipt and price list taped inside front cover. Cover detached from spine at back hinge. From... READ MORE
5 volumes, complete.
Paris: Me. Étienne Ader & Leopold Carteret, 1934 - 1935. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (iv),iii,39,(5) with 47 plates of bindings, 5 spread page and 6 in color; (viii),152,(4) pages with 91 plates, 51 of bindings and 3 in color; (iv),iv,252,(4) pages with 143 plates, 101 of bindings and 5 in color; (iv),iv,112,(4) pages with 69 plates, 21 of bindings and 1 in color; (iv),162,(4) pages with 40 plates of bindings. 5 volumes, complete. Auction... READ MORE
Köln: Kunst- und Museumsbibliothek und Rheinisches Bildarchiv, 1988. 4to. paper-covered boards; second volume is stiff paper wrappers. 539; 152 pages. First edition. This is a catalog of the 1988 exhibition of children's book art held at the Joseph-Haubrich Kunsthalle in Köln. Includes 34 short essays on all aspects of children's book art, from incunable art to art of the Weimar Republic. All illustrations are reproduced in color. The second half of the book is taken... READ MORE
Dortmund: Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, 1986. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 267+(1) pages. First edition of this exhibition catalogue devoted to French illustration of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Well-illustrated with some plates in color. catalogue describes 136 items. Light spotting to jacket. READ MORE
Providence, RI: Brown University Press, 1963. folio. paper-covered boards. unpaginated. William Blake's illustrations for Robert Blair's The Grave, "arranged as Blake directed." Introductory commentary by S. Foster Damon of Brown University. A Brown University Bicentennial Publication, "Studies in the Field of General Scholarship." Frontispiece engraving of Blake with facsimile signature. Twelve illustrations with brief descriptions, illustrating the "regular progression of Man, from his first descent into the Vale of Death, to his last admission to... READ MORE
With a Preface by the Artist. 2 volumes.
New York: Pynson Printers, 1929, 1937. small 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 79+(1); 83+(1) pages. With a Preface by the Artist. 2 volumes. Each volume is limited to 1250 numbered copies signed by Kent. First volume contains more than 100 proofs of bookplates, initials and marks presented in two colors on one side of an all rag imported paper and the second volume contains an additional 84 bookplates and initials and marks. The second volume has... READ MORE
New York: The Grolier Club, 1984. 8vo. cloth. xii, 146 pages. Limited to 1000 copies. Twelve essays printed from the papers given at the Grolier Club Centennial Convocation in 1984. Includes essays by G. Thomas Tanselle, Mary Hyde and Robert Darnton. READ MORE
New York: The Grolier Club, 1984. 7 x 10 inches. hardcover. 146 pages. Books and Prints, Past and Future is a collection of papers delivered at the Grolier Club's centennial celebration in 1984. These speeches were given during the course of three seminars and the final dinner of the convocation. The first seminar, devoted to retrospective essays, kicked off with an essay by Mary Hyde, the first woman elected to membership at the Grolier Club... READ MORE