February 15, 1896.
Chicago: Stone & Kimball, 1896. large 12mo. 495+(1) pages. February 15, 1896. Edited by Herbert Stuart. With separate color plate by Andhre des Gachons loosely inserted. Includes "De Natura Barbatulorum" by Max Beerbohm. Chipped along spine. READ MORE
February 15, 1896.
Dust Jackets from 1920 to 1950
N.P. (but Chicago): Caxton Club of Chicago, (1999). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 11+(1) pages. Dust Jackets from 1920 to 1950. A catalogue published to coincide with an exhibition on the same topic at the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries at The Art Institute of Chicago. The comprehensive text, written by Victor Margolin, is illustrated with color images of the dust jackets themselves. Contains a list for further reading and a checklist that reflects the exhibition. READ MORE
Takeley, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England: Elkin Mathews, n.d. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 46, (2); 14, (4) pages, plates. 2 Volumes. Catalogues 113 and 127, of the works of notable English book illustrators. Each with index of authors and subjects. Black and white illustrations throughout text and on wrappers. Order form and prospectus laid in. 28 plates loosely inserted in Catalogue 127. Wrappers of Catalogue 127 slightly bent at corners. READ MORE
N.P. (S.D Scott Printing, 1976). small folio. blue stiff paper wrappers. not paginated. Limited to 1000 copies. Interesting facsimile examples of eighteenth century engravings by Nicolas Ponce and F. Godefroy, the subjects being battles, naval engagements, maps and other topics relevant to the War of Independence. Sixteen engravings, with text and embellishments, reproduced on 80no. Strathmore Artlaid. READ MORE
N.P. Sequoia Press, 1958. 16mo. five loose imprints, folder. "This portfolio consists of prints from wood engravings by IMRE REINER to be used to illustrate the forthcoming issue of DIMENSIONS, quarterly magazine of the LEE PAPER COMPANY. The issue will reprint E. M. Forster's fantasy short story THE CELESTIAL OMNIBUS" (from the inside front cover). A keepsake of book illustrations. READ MORE
N.P. n.p., 1970. 4to. cloth portfolio, label on front cover. unpaginated. A collection of 38 of Thomas Bewick's (1753-1828) prints, many labelled "Cherryburn Edition 1970" with numbers ranging from 3 to 89. The Cherryburn Press was operated by Robert Hunter Middleton. According to the Libraries and Culture Bookplate Archive of the University of Texas Austin, Middleton printed two portfolio editions of Bewick engravings, in 1945 and 1970. The complete 1970 portfolio included 100 engravings. Label... READ MORE
New York, NY: Rizzoli, n.d. 4to. gilt-stamped leather, paper-covered slipcase, decorated endpapers. 68, (2) pages. Text in Hebrew with introductory text in English. A facsimile edition of the Copenhagen Haggadah. Laid in is an introduction by Chaya Benjamin with a description, list of illustrations, and bibliography. Color illustrations. READ MORE
(New York: Black Book Marketing Group, various. 4to. paper-covered boards, dust jacket. xi, (i), 468 pages. An annual survey of graphic illustrators and their agents. Illustrated wityh color examples of high caliber graphics. Have the following: 1990. Dust jacket. 372 pages. SOLD 1991. Dust jacket. 463 pages. 1995. Dust jacket. xi+(1), 468 pages. SOLD. READ MORE
(Barcelona: Sucesor de J. de Neufville, circa 1924). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (viii), pages 21-44, (12) pages. Text in Spanish. Frontispiece. Magazine (Year V, 1924) of Spanish graphic arts. Includes article on the Exposition of Book Art in Alemán with illustrations of woodcuts and bookplates. Other black and white illustrations. One black and white plate with illustration of 1806 contract between K. Sennefelder and C. de Gimbernat. Business advertisements laid in pocket on inside back... READ MORE
London: Published for The Curwen Press At the Office of The Fleuron, n.d. tall 12mo. cloth-backed boards, dust jacket. (x), 39, (17) pages. Limited to 425 numbered copies; this copy is out of series. Drawings by Randolph Schwabe and an article by Harold Child. Has a catalogue of the books published by The Fleuron. with drawings by Randolph Schwabe, an article on the well-dressed book by Harold Child, and a tipped-in Gordon Craig bookplate, the... READ MORE
AN EXHIBITION DRAWN FROM THE EMMA LINEN DANA CZECH AVANT-GARDE BOOK COLLECTION
Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University, n.d. (1996). 8.5 x 11.75 inches. stiff paper wrappers. 50 pages. AN EXHIBITION DRAWN FROM THE EMMA LINEN DANA CZECH AVANT-GARDE BOOK COLLECTION. The exhibition that formed the basis for this catalogue was commissioned by the Ginza Graphic Gallery in Tokyo in 1996 and drawn from the Fairleigh Dickinson University Library's Emma Dana Collection, as well as private collections. The exhibition and resulting catalogue examine one stream in Czech publishing... READ MORE
N.P. Pierpont Morgan Library, n.d. 8vo. 12 prints loosely inserted in envelope. unpaginated. A set of 12 reproductions of the Da Costa hours, originally made in Bruges for a king or prince of Portugal, either Manuel I of Joao III. Color illustrations with descriptive text included. READ MORE
Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, Christmas 1954. 8vo. cloth, slipcase. (12) pages printed French fold. Limited to 1250 numbered copies issued as a Christmas book by World. Illustrated in red by Ismar David and typography by Jos. Trautwein. Signed by David. READ MORE
(Cleveland, OH: The Press of the World Publishing Company, 1954). 8vo. cloth, title gilt-stamped on spine, front board gilt-decorated, glassine dust jacket, slipcase. unpaginated. Limited, numbered edition of 1250. Printed for private distribution of friends of the publisher. The third chapter of the Old Testament book of Daniel (King James Version), the account of the three young Hebrews thrown into the furnace for refusing to worship the image set up by the Babylonion King Nebuchadnezar... READ MORE
New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978. 8vo. cloth. x, 109 pages followed by 12 pages of plates. First edition, limited to 250 copies bound in cloth. Catalogue of this valuable gift given to the Pierpont Morgan Library in 1977. Named after the library's founder and his wife, the collection includes illuminated Mediaeval and Renaissance manuscripts, incunabula, printed books, autographed letters and manuscripts, and musical manuscripts and letters. READ MORE
N.P. Delbarton School, 1965. oblong 12mo. stiff paper wrappers, embossed design in middle of front cover, green cord on spine. (6) pages. Well printed description of the important buildings of the school with illustrations by John DePol printed in green and black and white ink. READ MORE
London: Bernard Quaritch, 1948. 4to. later quarter cloth, decorated paper-covered boards. 10 pages, plates. Items offered for sale by Quaritch. Foldout frontispiece and nine black and white foldout plates. 17 lots, with detailed descriptive information about each. Boards stained and warped. Endpapers foxed. Text undamaged. READ MORE
4 volumes being 1, 2, 3, 6.
Darmstadt: Verlagsanstalt Alexander Koch, 1897-1900. 4to. orginal publisher's binding of decorated cloth. (xvi), 204; (viii), 205-468; (xvi), 292; (viii), 305-596 pages. 4 volumes being 1, 2, 3, 6. Early volumes in this periodical which eventually merged into Die Kunst. With much on art nouveau. Some of the separate plates are in full color. Spines faded with wear. Front hinge of volume 2 broken. READ MORE