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
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1999. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 95+(1) pages. A keepsake for the members of the Book Club of California, published to commemorate the birth of lithography two hundred years before. Michael Twyman, J. Curtiss Taylor, Gary F. Kurutz and George K. Fox all contribute articles to the keepsake, which cover the history, trade cards of early British Lithographers, prints of George Henry Goddard and more. Illustrated. With the... READ MORE
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1999. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 95+(1) pages. A keepsake for the members of the Book Club of California, published to commemorate the birth of lithography two hundred years before. Michael Twyman, J. Curtiss Taylor, Gary F. Kurutz and George K. Fox all contribute articles to the keepsake, which cover the history, trade cards of early British Lithographers, prints of George Henry Goddard and more. Illustrated. READ MORE
Chicago: The Lakeside Press, n.d. oblong small folio. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. With a color reproduction of a portrait of an Indian by Carl Bodmer that was drawn in 1833. Demonstration of their color printing work. Full page of text about the portrait and the color printing process. Slightly creased. Dark stain along bottom edge of outer portfolio. 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 Foreword by Douglas Cleverdon and an Introduction by John Dreyfus.
Wellingborough: Christopher Skelton, The September Press, 1987. 8vo. half cloth over decorated paper-covered sides, cloth tips, stiff paper slipcase. 15 pages followed by the reproduction of the book of alphabets. With a Foreword by Douglas Cleverdon and an Introduction by John Dreyfus. First edition thus, limited to 550 numbered copies. Reproduction of this book of alphabets drawn by Eric Gill for Cleverdon as an idea book for the letters to be used in the production... READ MORE
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1963. 8vo. full red leather stamped in gilt, slipcase. 114 unnumbered French-folded decorated pages. First edition, one of 1500 copies signed by the illustrator. (LEC 352; Angelo bib. p.72). With design, hand-set text, eight borders, initials, decorative tailpieces and illustration on title page in gold and mark on colophon page by Angelo. Spine shows some fading. READ MORE
London, England: The Religious Tract Society, n.d. 12mo. original cloth, front cover and spine gilt-stamped. (ii), 95+(1) pages. Text summarizes major thems of the New Testament. Color frontispiece and plates throughout text. Black and white engraved illustrations. Covers lightly faded, rubbed and scuffed. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Light tanning. Gilding on edges faded. 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
New York: The Grolier Club, 1994. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 84, (6) pages. Limited to 750 copies. Designed by Lecuire and with a preface by Martin Antonetti, Librarian of the Grolier Club and Larry Sullivan, Chief of Rare Books at the Library of Congress. Also includes a introduction by Vincent Giroud. Illustrated bibliography of the works of this poet, illustrator and publisher. Back wrapper soiled. READ MORE
New York: The Grolier Club, 1994. 7.5 x 9.5 inches. paperback. 86 pages. This catalogue describes the career of poet and publisher Pierre Lecuire. As one of France's most important contemporary publishers, Lecuire published nearly all of his own work. Deriving from elaborate philosophical and poetical reflections, his work often focused on the relationship between the book and the poem. Books of Pierre Lecuire examines Lecuire's work and contains a frontispiece and thirteen illustrations. Produced... READ MORE
(Washington, DC): Library of Congress, 1970. folio. stiff red paper wrappers with print loosely inserted. Library of Congress Facsimile 4. Full color reproduction loosely inserted. Two pages of text. Loosely inserted is "The Harvard Houses seen from the Western avenue Bridge" in color. READ MORE
New York: Bowne & Co. 1982. Broadside, 9 1/2 by 14 1/2 inches. Class on wood engraving, taught by John DePol assisted by Ginna Johnson, commencing November 3, 1982. Features illustration by DePol. Printed on a 1901 Golding Jobber. Top wrinkled. READ MORE