London: Oxford University Press, 1938. 8vo. quarter cloth, paper-covered boards. x, 69+(1) pages. Edition of 260 copies. Pollard was educated at King's College School in London and St John's College at the University of Oxford. He joined the staff of the British Museum in 1883, as assistant in the Department of Printed Books; he was promoted to Assistant Keeper in 1909, and Keeper in 1919. Light tanning to edges of paper-covered boards, lovely frontispiece, unopened... READ MORE
Oxford: n.p. (Printed for the Subscribers at the University Press), 1938. 8vo. cloth-backed, paper-covered boards. x, 69+(1) pages. One of 260 copies. A bibliography of the great English bibliographer. Pollard was educated at King's College School in London and St John's College at the University of Oxford. He edited the journal, The Library for thirty years, and was an excellent Shakespeare scholar. Bibliography is listed chronologically. Sunning around edges of boards. Light soiling on boards... READ MORE
With a Foreword by George Plimpton & Etching and Drawings by Randy Jones.
Barre, MA: Imprint Society, 1972. 8vo. quarter leather, patterned paper-covered boards, all edges speckled, paper-covered slipcase. xvi, 136 pages. With a Foreword by George Plimpton & Etching and Drawings by Randy Jones. Limited to an edition of 1950 copies, this being out of series. It is signed by illustrator Randy Jones, whose bawdy pen-and-ink drawings are scattered through the book. Original etching has been laid-in. Text is usually attributed to Jonathan Badcock, one of the... READ MORE
Edinburgh, Scotland: n.p. 1971. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 60, (2) pages. An exhibition catalogue organized by The Court of Session, The Faculty of Advocates and The National Library of Scotland, in The Parliament House, Edinburgh, August-September, 1971. The purpose of the exhibition is to show something of Scott's life, work, background and influence in the context of Parliament House, the building which was the focus of his professional life. Illustrated. READ MORE
Introduction by Michael Murphy.
St. Louis: Autolycus Press, (1977). 8vo. half-leather over boards. 119 pages. Introduction by Michael Murphy. First edition, limited to 500 numbered copies. Starrett, through his writings, gained an American audience for Machen. This book reviews the controversy caused when Machen objected to books edited by Starrett which contained Machen material. READ MORE
Essays and Reviews from the Times Literary Supplement
London: Oxford University Press, 1963. 8vo. cloth, dustjacket. (viii), 240 pages. Essays and Reviews from the Times Literary Supplement. Material for this annual is selected largely from the front- and middle-page articles. Articles are not listed by any particular order. Extensive index included. Mild wear to corners, dust jacket has moderate wear around its edges,spine very faded. READ MORE
With a foreword by Edward F. Stevens.
Portland: The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1941. 12mo. paper over boards. v, 26+(1) pages. With a foreword by Edward F. Stevens. First edition, limited to 350 copies. An essay on the personal qualities and charcteristics of this publisher who was responsible for helping to revive the aesthetics of printing in America. Light wear around edges. Loosely inserted is a printed card stating "With the compliments of The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, Portland, Maine" READ MORE
Santa Barbara, CA: Joseph the Provider Books, (1987). 8vo. cloth-backed boards, paper spine label. (x), 53+(1) pages. First edition, limited to 500 copies, 100 of which are hardbound, this copy being one of the 100. With a foreword by Ralph B. Sipper and preface by William Everson. Story of Everson's life, his own philosophy plus a 222 item bibliography of his works. READ MORE
Jerusalem: Caspit Press, 1993. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 60 pages. The report of the sixth Aspen Institute Forum of the Jerusalem International Book Fair. It gathered 15 authors, editors, scholars, critics, and publishers from around the world. READ MORE
Charlettesville: University of Virginia, 1987. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 34 pages. A keepsake issued to accompany the exhibition held in the Stettinius Gallery, Alderman Library, Fall 19877-Winter 1988. Limited to an edition of 1,750 copies designed and decorated with drawings by Warren Chappell. READ MORE
Washington, D.C. Library of Congress, 1953. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 92 pages. A list of unnumbered entries. "This list includes entries for all writings and addresses by Dr. Luther Harris Evans for which a record or reference has been found, with the exception of certain introductory statements in Library of Congress publications." (from the Note on Contents). Wear and fading at extremities. READ MORE
Amsterdam: de Bifenkorf, 1986. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Text in Dutch. A year by year review of 100 years (1885-1985) of Dutch literature. Includes major news events of each year, list of best sellers and biographical sketch of the author of the top seller. Introductory essay by Gerrit Komrij. Black and white illustrations throughout. Afterword by the editors. Index of authors. READ MORE
Austin: University of Texas, (1970). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 165 pages. First edition. 30 of Christopher Morley's prefaces and introductions selected by Herman Abromson with an introduction by Jerome Weidman. Presentation on free endpaper "For Alvin Borety: - A Book collector + Scholar of eminence. - Herman Abromson." Minor jacket chipping. READ MORE
Catalogue of an exhibition organized by the Houghton Library, Harvard University, for the XXVIIth International Byron Society Conference
(Cambridge): The Byron Society of America and the University of Delaware, 2001. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (x), 53 + (1) pages. Catalogue of an exhibition organized by the Houghton Library, Harvard University, for the XXVIIth International Byron Society Conference. 96 items are listed in this catalogue of the exhibit with 15 illustrations. A quote is listed on the rear end paper from Byron to Moore, 8 Jun 1822, stating, "I would rather ... have a.... READ MORE
London: H.D. Symonds, et al. 1801. 8vo. contemporary full marbled calf, spine gilt with black leather spine labels. thousands of pages. 8 volumes. Reprint of this famous periodical. "Comprending, Addison, Steele, Parnell, Hughes, Budgell, Eusden, Tickell, and Pope. with Critical Remarks on their Respective Writings." Minor wear at spine ends. Bookplate. Well preserved set. READ MORE