Cambridge: Golden Head Press, 1962. square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 48 pages. Second edition, revised. READ MORE about WILLIAM BLAKE, 1757-1827 NOTES FOR A CATALOGUE OF THE BLAKE LIBRARY AT THE GEORGIAN HOUSE, MERSTHAM
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(London, England): Westminster City Libraries, 1969. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Table of contents, foreword by the author, Westminster city librarian's preface, index. Includes Blake's original works, books illustrated by Blake, books by Blake, Blake's paintings and drawings, works about Blake, catalogues, and Blake literature in foreign languages. Each entry numbered. Covers tanned and soiled. READ MORE about WILLIAM BLAKE: CATALOGUE OF THE PRESTON BLAKE LIBRARY
London: Christie, Manson & Woods, 1949. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 44 pages. Some prices in margins. Covers soiled with some foxing. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF ORIGINAL WORKS BY WILLIAM BLAKE THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE GRAHAM ROBERTSON, ESQ
Jura: The Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust, n.d. small 4to. self paper wrappers. (8) pages. Prospectus issued for the Tranon Press edition of Blake's Bible. Six illustrations. Ordering information inserted. READ MORE about WILLIAM BLAKE'S ILLUSTRATIONS TO THE BIBLE
Los Angeles: Zeitlin & Ver Brugge, 1972. 4to. folder containing 14 prints or drawings, each with descriptive text on back. A novel sales technique by this California bookseller. One of the prints shows a William Blake original drawing of an archer. Price list loosely inserted. READ MORE about ZEITLIN & VER BRUGGE PORTFOLIO NUMBER 3
Los Angeles: Zeitlin & Ver Brugge, 1979. 4to. folder containing 14prints or drawings, each with descriptive text on back. A novel sales technique by this California bookseller. One of the prints shows three William Blake relief etching. Outer folder is spotted. READ MORE about THE ZEITLIN & VER BRUGGE PORTFOLIO NUMBER 4
(München): Albrecht Knaus, (2001). 8vo. paper-covered boards, dust jacket. 475 pages. First German edition of Ackroyd's definitive 1995 biography, Blake translated from English into German by Thomas Eichhorn. English version published in London by Sinclair-Stevenson. In a graceful style, Ackroyd analyzes the political, mystic and artistic influences on Blake's artistic development with such depth and insight that the reader feels transported into this complex genius's studio. Numerous plates, color and black-and-white. Indices and exhaustive bibliography. READ MORE about WILLIAM BLAKE, DICHTER, MALER, VISIONÄR
London: National Book League, 1955. small 8vo. decorated paper wrappers, paper cover label. 16 pages. Volume four in the series entitled The Book. READ MORE about A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOK ILLUSTRATION
Paris et Bruxelles: Les Éditions G. Van Oest, 1928. 4to. later cloth with original stiff paper wrappers bound-in. xi, 99 pages followed by 78 plates. First edition. A study of the beginning of the engraved book in France. With 177 illustrations. With a bookplate indicating that this book came from the reference library of H.P. Kraus. Covers soiled. Some chipping of edges of preliminary pages. READ MORE about LES ORIGINES DU LIVRE À GRAVURES EN FRANCE, LES INCUNABLES TYPOGRAPHIQUES
Translated from the French by Harry Miller Lydenberg.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. 8vo. cloth. 225 pages. Translated from the French by Harry Miller Lydenberg. First edition in English. (Appleton p.15). An important book. READ MORE about THE ORIGINS OF PRINTING AND ENGRAVING
Translated from the French by Harry Miller Lydenberg.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 225 pages. Translated from the French by Harry Miller Lydenberg. First edition in English. (Appleton p.15). Jacket with piece missing at head of spine. READ MORE about THE ORIGINS OF PRINTING AND ENGRAVING
Éditions originales de grands classiques français, Riches reliures armoriées, et autographes anciens.
Paris: L. Giraud-Badin, 1932. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 105, (5) pages. Éditions originales de grands classiques français, Riches reliures armoriées, et autographes anciens. Completely priced in pencil. Disbound. READ MORE about CATALOGUE DES LIVRES ILLUSTRÉS DU XVIIIe SIÈCLE... M. GEORGE BLUMENTHAL
London: Martin Secker, 1919. 8vo. polished cloth stamped in gilt, top edges gilt. Portrait Frontispiece;x,(iv),512; Portrait Frontispiece;(iv),51 pages. 2 volumes. Second impression. Covers a little handled, lettering on spine of first volume a little faded, else a very good set. READ MORE about MY DIARIES. BEING A PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF EVENTS. 1888-1914
Az Országos Széchényi Konyvtár kiadványai no. 41.
(Budapest: Akademisi Nyomda, 1957). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 18 pages. Az Országos Széchényi Konyvtár kiadványai no. 41. Text in Hungarian. Works of Balthazar Blutfogel (d. 1516), Hungarian priest and manuscript illuminator. Illustrations and a list of incunables illuminated by Blutfogel. Summary in German. Five black and white plates. British Library catalogue entry laid in. Wrappers tanned. READ MORE about BLUTFOGEL BOLDIZSÁR MINIÁTOR
Munich: Fritz Hanfstaengl, 1922. 8vo. half parchment, title gilt-stamped on spine and front board. (iv), 363, (5) pages. Text in German. A history of illustration in Germany, with 410 black and white illustrations. Frontispiece, illustration of Hans Baldung Grien, Hexensabbat, Table of contents. Foreword. Covers illustration from incunabula to the early 20th century. Particular attention to the work of Albrecht Dürer. Listing of illustrations and author's names. Boards and spine soiled. Back board scuffed. Light... READ MORE about DIE DEUTSCHE GRAPHIK
Berlin: Propyläen-Verlag, (1930). thick tall 8vo. half leather over paste-paper-covered boards, dust jacket. 516, (4) pages. First edition. Study of graphic art starting with the 16th century and going through the 19th century. Individual chapters for different countries. Mostly illustrations including a number of plates in color. Jacket worn. READ MORE about GESCHICHTE DER GRAPHISCHEN KUNST
'S-Gravenhage: Rijksmuseum Meermanno-Westreenianum, 1979. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xx, 261+(1) pages. Text in Dutch. Catalogue of manuscripts in the Rijksmuseum Meermanno-Westreenianum, The Hague. Introduction, concordance, list of consulted sources, Organized by the museum's cataloguing system. Indices of authors, anonymous manuscripts, illuminators, and sellers. Wrappers lightly soiled. READ MORE about CATALOGUS VAN DE HANDSCHRIFTEN VAN RIJKSMUSEUM MEERMANNO-WESTREENIANUM
Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 1938. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 46 pages. Text in French. The book and graphic arts, presented at the International Exposition in Paris. Footnotes. Black and white illustrations throughout. Foxing, spine torn and worn with about one inch missing from its head. READ MORE about LE LIVRE ET LES ARTS GRAPHIQUES À L'EXPOSITION INTERNATIONALE DE PARIS
Paris: Librairie Grund, (1948). 8vo. paper wrappers. 214, (4) pages. First edition. Illustrated. Bibliography of books with engraved plates printed in France during the 18th century. Paper covering torn along hinges in places. First blank page has tear. READ MORE about LE LIVRE À GRAVURES AU XVIIIe SIÈCLE, SUIVI D'UN ESSAI DE BIBLIOGRAPHIE
Reports addressed to the Trustees of the British Museum on the Age of the Manuscript
London: Williams and Norgate, 1874. folio. stiff paper wrappers. (vi)14 pages followed by 3 full-page plates. Reports addressed to the Trustees of the British Museum on the Age of the Manuscript. The report is on an illuminated manuscript over which there had been some controversy as to its age. The Trustees of the British Museum had asked for a report from several distinguished scholars to resolve the matter. This copy had been in the University... READ MORE about THE UTRECHT PSALTER
Avant-Propos de Claude Roger-Marx. "Comment j'ai fait mes Livres" par Henri Matisse. Catalogue établi par Albert Skira.
Geneve: Albert Skira, (1946). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xxiv, 120 pages. Avant-Propos de Claude Roger-Marx. "Comment j'ai fait mes Livres" par Henri Matisse. Catalogue établi par Albert Skira. Illustrations in the text and ninety-one full-page plates. Bibliographical descriptions of the work of many 20th century French artists of the book. Covers age darkened. READ MORE about ANTHOLOGIE DU LIVRE ILLUSTRÉ PAR LES PEINTRES ET SCULPTEURS