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Montpelier: The Leahy Press, 1992. 8vo. paper wrappers. 16 leaves. Catalogue of a bookbinding exhibition. READ MORE about 10TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION OF THE NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER OF THE GUILD OF BOOK WORKERS
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 51300
New York: H.P. Kraus, n.d. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 98, (2) pages. Illustrations in text and 28 full page plates, the first 8 of which show bindings. Rubbed along edges and hinges. READ MORE about ILLUSTRATED BOOKS & FINE BINDINGS, CATALOGUE 163
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 11985
London: Maggs Bros. 1913. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 120 pages and 62 plates. Catalogue 308. Many bindings illustrated including a number in color. Ink stamp of library on front page. Minor wear, else fine. READ MORE about RARE AND BEAUTIFUL BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, AND BINDINGS
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 11880
London: Maggs Bros. 1919. square 8vo. paper wrappers. (ii), 120 pages. Catalogue 385. Covers show wear and wrinkling of pages. With a number of plates of the bindings. Ink writing on cover and throughout. Minor wear, else near fine. READ MORE about RARE BOOKS, HISTORIC & DECORATIVE BINDINGS, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 3033
(Stanford, CA): The Guild of Book Workers, 1998. 16mo. stiff paper wrappers, spiral bound. unpaginated. Catalogue of an exhibition of bindings 1998-1999. Arranged alphabetically by binder. Color illustrations throughout. READ MORE about ABECEDARIUM: AN EXHIBIT OF ALPHABET BOOKS
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 130681
1888. 4to. contemporary half red calf with pastepaper covered boards, original paper wrappers bound-in. pp.63-75. An article in Kunstgewerbeblatt 4, 1888 (S-K 3275). Seven bindings are illustrated. From the reference library of the Zaehnsdorf Company with a commemorative booklabel loosely inserted. With the bookplate of the Zaehnsdorf Company. An interleaved copy. Rubbed along hinges. READ MORE about "DER ORIENTALISCHE BUCHEINBAND."
Price: $125.00 Order nr. 102480
Wolfenbüttel, Germany: Herzog August Bibliothek, 1996. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 23+(1) pages. Text in German. Based on an exhibition at the Malerbuchkabinett, 1996. Specimen of Flach's buntpapier tipped in on front free endpaper. Black and white illustrations in text. READ MORE about ADOLF FLACH: BUCHEINBÄNDE UND SCHRIFTBLÄTTER
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 126428
Stuttgart: Anton Hiersemann, 1980. 4to. cloth. xvi, 304 pages. Denkmaler der buchkunst band 4. With an introduction, a fully-illustrated catalogue of more than 450 incunabula bindings, appendices, and biblilography. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. READ MORE about CORPUS DER GOTISCHEN, LEDERSCHNITTEINBANDE AUS DEM DEUTSCHEN SPRACHGEBIET
Price: $225.00 Order nr. 69788
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1935. small 4to. cloth. x, 23 pages followed by 22 plates each with a full page description. First edition. (S-K 3333). A supplement to Sarre's ISLAMIC BOOKBINDINGS and Gratzl's ISLAMISCHE BUCHEINBANDE which covered later bindings. Includes 13 illustrations in the text in addition to the plates. Spine faded; front inside hinge cracked. Scarce book. READ MORE about PERSIAN BOOKBINDINGS OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY
Price: $1,000.00 Order nr. 40461
Paris, France: A. Durel, 1902. 4to. cloth, spine gilt-stamped. viii, 84, (2) plates. Text in French. Auction of the collection of Alexis, Vicomte de La Croix-Laval.(Blogie II, 245). 171 lots, with plates illustrating each. Alphabetical index precedes text. Ex-library with markings. Lacks plate 106. READ MORE about ALBUM DE CENT SOIXANTE-ET-ONZE REPRODUCTIONS DE RELIURES D'ART EXÉCUTÉES SUR DES ÉDITIOINS DE...
Price: $100.00 Order nr. 130544
N.P. William L. Andrews and William Matthews, 1895. 12mo. original stiff self paper wrappers. 45 pages. S-K 1820; Mejer 181; Brenni 315. The trade edition of this pamphlet which was also issued as one of 50 copies printed on Japan paper. Five illustrations of bindings. Scarce title. Rebound in powder blue boards with a white cloth spine. READ MORE about A SHORT HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE ART OF BOOKBINDING. WITH A DESCRIPTION OF PROMINENT STYLES BY...
Price: $150.00 Order nr. 41691
New York: Privately printed at the De Vinne Press, 1892. 8vo. cloth, later slipcase. 36 pages. S-K 4985. First edition, limited to 130 copies. Contains a prefatory note by Beverly Chew, a portrait of Payne, a facsimile reproduction of one of his bills for binding and nine plates in gold and other colors showing eight Payne bindings. These plates were executed by E. Bierstadt using the Bierstadt Artotype System involving the use of collotype gelatine..... READ MORE about ROGER PAYNE AND HIS ART, A SHORT ACCOUNT OF LIFE AND WORK AS A BINDER
Price: $750.00 Order nr. 38819
New York & London: Garland Publishing, 1990. 8vo. cloth. (viii),45,(2); (i),xx,129 pages. See S-K 1820 for first title. The second title is not in S-K. Facsimile reprint of A SHORT HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE ART OF BOOKBINDINGand BIBLIOPEGY IN THE UNITED STATES AND KINDERED SUBJECTS. Part of The History of Bookbinding Technique and Design edited by Sidney F. Huttner. BIBLIOPEGY(Mejer 643; Appleton p.77; Brenni no.1216) is one of the most important books written on the..... READ MORE about WILLIAM LORING ANDREWS ON BOOKBINDING HISTORY
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 28498
Hartford: Privately printed at The Sign of the Stone Book, 1940. 8vo. half-cloth over boards, paper spine label. 46 pages. S-K 5629. First edition. With an introduction by Newton C. Brainard. Reprint of a manuscript notebook kept by apprentices for this early 19th-century bookbinding firm. Complimentary card tipped-in. READ MORE about THE ANDRUS BINDERY, A HISTORY OF THE SHOP 1831-1838
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 6014
(Salzweg/Passau: Tutte, 1992). 4to. cloth. xii, 494+(1) pages. Catalogue for an exhibition held October 11, 1992 - March 28, 1993, of beautifully-bound books from the library of renowned bibliophile Otto Schäfer. Samples of sumptuous bindings from early 15th century up to late 1980s. Contains 219 leaves of color plates depicting works by Derome le Jeune, Johann Preisger, A.M. Padeloup, Pétrus Ruban, Claire van Vliet, and many others. Page of detailed commentary accompanies each entry. Includes..... READ MORE about EUROPÄISCHE EINBANDKUNST AUS SECHS JAHRHUNDERTEN, BEISPEILE AUS DER BIBLIOTHEK OTTO SCHÄFER,...
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 71421
London: Privately printed for Avis, (1957). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 159 pages. First edition. Not in Brenni. Three sections; Operations, Materials and Administration of a bindery. Small tears along edges of jacket. READ MORE about BOOKBINDING & WAREHOUSE CALCULATIONS
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 5666
White Plains: The H.W. Wilson Co., 1916. 8vo. cloth. viii, 248 pages. First edition. (Mejer no.1065). Thirteen chapters on different phases of library binding. Bailey was involved in a number of the library study groups on binding and was Librarian of the Wilmington (Delaware) Institute Free Library. Covers rubbed with wear at top of spine. Ink ownership inscription on front pastedown. Two numbers in ink on title page. READ MORE about LIBRARY BOOKBINDING
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 52186
White Plains: The H.W. Wilson Co., 1916. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. viii, 248 pages. First edition. (Mejer no.1065). Thirteen chapters on different phases of library binding. Bailey was involved in a number of the library study groups on binding and was Librarian of the Wilmington (Delaware) Institute Free Library. Presentation on free endpaper "To Gilbert D. Emerson with the compliments of Arthur L. Bailey." Jacket worn with piece missing along spine and stain. READ MORE about LIBRARY BOOKBINDING
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 126714
Old Books & Bindings Restored. Presentation Bindings. Law Bindings.
Salisbury: H. Bailey, n.d. oblong 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 14, (2) pages. Old Books & Bindings Restored. Presentation Bindings. Law Bindings. This booklet gives general information for people interested in getting their books bound or rebound, including comparisons of materials, how decorations are created, and care of various bindings. Illustrations of bindings in black-and-white throughout. Wrappers soiled, edges tanned and worn. READ MORE about BOOKBINDING SPECIMENS AND NOTES
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 94851
Aberystwyth, Wales: The University of Wales, n.d. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 245 pages. A master's thesis. Table of contents, preface, acknowledgments, eight appendices. Discusses the development of publishers' bindings in Britain between 1820 and 1880. Endnotes, bibliography. Printed on recto only. READ MORE about VICTORIAN PUBLISHERS' BINDINGS
Price: $100.00 Order nr. 134493
(Stockholm): Sällskapet Bokvännerna, (1950). tall 12mo. cloth-backed boards. 53, (3) pages. First edition, limited to 600 copies. (S-K 7161). See original bindings by Barkell on three of the books in this collection. With the Randeria bookplate. READ MORE about FRÅN PAPYRUSRULLE TILL PARTIBAND
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 72511
Greenwich: The Literary Collector Press, 1905. 8vo. original paper-covered boards, original paper spine and cover labels, clamshell box. (xii), 132 pages. First edition, limited to 350 numbered copies; this copy is out of series. (Mejer no.1607). Divided into two sections; forwarding and finishing with detailed discussion of each of the parts making up the art of bookbinding. Light foxing throughout. Spine label partially chipped away. Housed in a later clamshell box. READ MORE about BOOKBINDING FOR BIBLIOPHILES, BEING NOTES ON SOME TECHNICAL FEATURES OF THE WELL BOUND BOOK FOR...
Price: $90.00 Order nr. 11888
With an Introduction by Anthony Hobson.
Washington: The Folger Shakespeare Library - (New York): Harry N. Abrams Inc., (1992). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 271+(1) pages. With an Introduction by Anthony Hobson. First edition. With 244 illustrations including 14 plates in color. Presentation from Mowery on title page. READ MORE about FINE AND HISTORIC BOOKBINDGS FROM THE FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY
Price: $110.00 Order nr. 71392
Paris: L. Giraud-Badin, 1937. 4to. later cloth, leather spine label. (iv), 70, (4) pages and 16 plates. Blogie II, 338. The expert was Étienne Ader. With 267 lots for sale. 16 plates mostly depicting these fine bindings. With the Randeria bookplate. READ MORE about BEAUX LIVRES ANCIENS, RARES ET PRÉCIEUX, MANUSCRITS ET IMPRIMÉS, RICHES RELIURES ARMORIÉES
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 71518