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Various odd issues of this periodical.
London: Elliot Stock, 1881-1884. 4to. original stiff paper wrappers. Per issue. Various odd issues of this periodical. Ulrich & Kup p.146. The following issues are present: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 35, 36. Per issue. READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAPHER, A JOURNAL OF BOOK-LORE
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 42484
Newtown: Bird & Bull Press and Minneapolis: Daedalus Press, 1984. 8vo. quarter morocco with tips, Dutch Gilt sides reproduced from an 18th century German decorated paper, plus 14 larger facsimiles in a separate accompanying portfolio. 109 pages. Limited to 325 copies (Heaney A39). The history of this important piece of publishing ephemera from its beginning in 1610 up through the 19th century and accompanied by 24 facsimile prospectuses from 2 to 10 pages in length..... READ MORE about ENGLISH BOOK PROSPECTUSES, AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Price: $200.00 Order nr. 2685
Oxford: Blackwell's Antiquarian Department, 1979. square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. vii, 135 pages. With a two page preface by Basil Blackwell. Issued on the hundreth anniversary of the firm. READ MORE about CENTENARY CATALOGUE OF ANTIQUARIAN AND RARE MODERN BOOKS
Price: $6.00 Order nr. 37253
N.P. Northampton Historical Society, 1941. 8vo. cloth-backed boards. (x), 79, (3) pages. Limited to 1000 copies. Reprint of the 1911 first edition; with a new preface. Well preserved copy. READ MORE about THEODORE BLISS, PUBLISHER AND BOOKSELLER A STUDY OF CHARACTER AND LIFE IN THE MIDDLE PERIOD OF...
Price: $17.00 Order nr. 506
Copenhagen: Forening for Boghaandvaerk, 1920's-1970's. large 8vo. sewn, stiff paper wrappers. Various paginations (generally between 100-150 pages per volume). Various volumes of the Danish annual, The Bibliophile, offered for sale individually. Each volume has illustrations and generally contains 4-6 articles on collections, bindings, publishing, typography, Danish books and collectors, and other book-related matters. Some have brief English-language summaries at the end. Some vols. are unopened. All have their original wrappers, which are usually soiled, chipped..... READ MORE about BOGVENNEN, AARBOG FOR BOGKUNST OG BOGHISTORIE
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 51931
London: Henry C. Bohn, 1841. very thick 8vo. original half leather over marbled paper-covered boards with back cover missing and front cover detached. iv, 1948, 148 pages. H.G. Bohn (1796-1884) is the best known of the London booksellers by the name of Bohn and is significant in the history of 19th-century publishing for his success in bringing out classics, standard, or useful works in inexpensive series: the "European Library," the "Standard Library," the "Scientific Library"..... READ MORE about A CATALOGUE OF BOOKS
Price: $95.00 Order nr. 13999
London: Henry G. Bohn, 1841. very thick 8vo. original half leather over marbled paper-covered boards. Frontispiece portrait of shop; engraved title page, iv, 1948, 148 pages. H.G. Bohn (1796-1884) is the best known of the London booksellers and is significant in the history of 19th-century publishing for his success in bringing out classics, standard, or useful works in inexpensive series: the "European Library," the "Standard Library," the "Scientific Library," and so on. (A few of..... READ MORE about A CATALOGUE OF BOOKS
Price: $275.00 Order nr. 35440
Paris: Gumuchian & Cie, n.d. (circa 1930s). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. vi, 182 pages and 135 plates of bindings including some in full color. Catalogue no.12 issued by this bookselling firm. (Brenni no.288). The catalogue has descriptions of 398 bindings with well over one-third of them illustrated. The descriptions are detailed and the text is aided by indices to provenance and authors. Crease through middle of dust jacket; chipping along edges of jacket being more..... READ MORE about CATALOGUE DE RELIURES DU XVE AU XIXE SIÈCLE, EN VENTE A LA LIBRAIRIE GUMUCHIAN & CIE
Price: $125.00 Order nr. 5713
Paris: S.A. Georg, Libraires, 1929. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 64, (3) pages. Bookseller's catalogue spotlighting works that were printed using new techniques in typography, illustration and binding that gained favor during the Romantic Era. Listed chronologically, 82 entries describe bindings in detail and cite information about illustrations therein. Handsomely printed with 82 plates, two in color. Separate indexes for works, authors and illustrators. Printed by A. Lahure. Library bookplate on inside front cover..... READ MORE about CATALOGUE DE TRÈS BEAUX LIVRES DE L'ÉPOQUE ROMANTIQUE IMPRIMÉS ENTRE LES ANNÉES 1803 - 1848,...
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 64104
Paris: S.A. Georg, Libraires, 1929. small 4to. contemporary half cloth and marbled paper-covered boards with original stiff paper wrappers bound-in. (iv), 64, (3) pages. Bookseller's catalogue spotlighting works that were printed using new techniques in typography, illustration and binding that gained favor during the Romantic Era. Listed chronologically, 82 entries describe bindings in detail and cite information about illustrations therein. Handsomely printed with 82 plates, two in color. Separate indexes for works, authors and illustrators..... READ MORE about CATALOGUE DE TRÈS BEAUX LIVRES DE L'ÉPOQUE ROMANTIQUE IMPRIMÉS ENTRE LES ANNÉES 1803 - 1848,...
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 75712
London: Maggs Bros. 1964. square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 193 pages. Catalogue 893. S-K 3520b. With many full-page plates illustrating bindings. (Brenni no.769). Foxing of title page and back cover. READ MORE about BOOKBINDING IN GREAT BRITAIN, SIXTEENTH TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 76649
Paris: Maggs Bros. n.d. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 135+(1) pages. Catalogue 9 of the Maggs "Série Française". Frontispiece photograph of part of the Pereire library followed by four page preface by Alfred Pereire. 608 priced items. Covers soiled. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHÈQUE D'UN HUMANISTE, D'APRÈS LES LIVRES CHOISIS PRINCIPALEMENT DANS LES BIBLIOTHÈQUES...
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 72357
Paris: Francisque Lefrançois, 1938. small 4to. quarter red calf stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. (iv), 113, (3) pages. The sixth and last part of this famous sale (Blogie 341). Édouard Rahir (1862-1924) was a well-known antiquarian bookseller, bibliographer, and publisher in Paris (for a time the publisher for the Société des Bibliophiles François). He had a long-standing business relationship with Quaritch in London and was the author of La Bibliothèque de l'amateur (1909 &..... READ MORE about LA BIBLIOTHÈQUE DE FEU ÉDOUARD RAHIR, ANCIEN LIBRAIRE. SIXIÈME ET DERNIÈRE PARTIE
Price: $95.00 Order nr. 102020
'S-Gravenhage: Martinus Nijhoff, 1920. 8vo. self paper wrappers. xvi, 484; xii, 485-838; xvi, 839-1095, cxl+(1), 13; xvi, 590; xvi, 561, lxxii; xx, 400; (xv), 943; ix, 602 pages. 8 volumes. Catalogues of the Library of the Dutch Bookseller's Association, covering bibliography and reference works on all aspects of library science, printing and bookselling in several languages. All eight volumes have Gavin Bridson's bookplate. Volume I, 1920, covers various bibliographical topics, with information in Dutch about..... READ MORE about CATALOGUS DER BIBLIOTHEEK VAN DE VEREENIGING TER BEVORDERING VAN DE BELANGEN DES BOEKHANDELS TE...
Price: $350.00 Order nr. 104087
Berlin: Verlag Ullstein, n.d. (circa 1925). 8vo. marbled paper-covered boards, paper cover label, top edge stained blue, fore and bottom edges uncut. 75, (11) pages. Examines the booktrade through newspaper advertisements; includes 7 pages of early bookseller's advertisements. Covers rubbed around edges and spine faded. READ MORE about DER DEUTSCHE BUCHHANDEL IM SPIEGEL DER VOSSISCHEN ZEITUNG, XUM HUNDERTJÄHRIGEN JUBILÄUM DES...
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 48506
Amsterdam: Boekhandel en Uitgeverij W. Ten Have N.V., 1956. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 56 pages.+. Study of H. Höveker, J.A. Wormser, W. ten Have and their relationships over the period 1831 to 1956. Some illustrations. In Dutch. READ MORE about VIER GENERATIES RONDOM EEN BOEKHANDEL EN UITGEVERIJ
Price: $17.50 Order nr. 89912
Berlin: Gebrüder Borntraeger, (1930). 8vo. cloth. 351 pages. First edition. The products of one hundred fourty years of publishing and book selling are contained withint this volume. The Berlin firm of Grebrüder Borntraeger celebrated this anniversary by compiling a bibliography of its titles. A history of the firm's development prefaces the Catalogue of books. The bibliography is arranged by subject and author. In German. Top edge of spine rubbed. Back hinge cracked. READ MORE about GEBRÜDER BORNTRAEGER. BERLIN UND LEIPZIG 1790-1930
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 62533
Paris, France: Ernest Bourdin, 1845. 4to. original stiff paper wrappers. (20) pages. Text in French. Specimens of title pages, text, and engraved illustrations by Paris publisher Ernest Bourdin. Includes press notice from La Prresse, December 7, 1842, on inside front wrapper. Black and white illustrations. Wrappers soiled and lightly worn at edges. Foxing throughout text. READ MORE about ÉTRENNES LITTÉRAIRES, CATALOGUE-SPÉCIMEN DES OUVRAGES ILLUSTRÉS
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 119973
(Cambridge, MA: Will Bradley, at the University Press, for Dodd, Mead & Company), 1899. 12mo. original illustrated stiff paper wrappers. 48 pages. Bambace page 185. A Christmas catalogue including holiday books, music and art, travel and biography, novels and tales, general literature and belles lettres, religious books, and books for younger readers. Includes black and white specimen illustrations. Erratum tag tipped in. Well preserved copy. READ MORE about DODD MEAD & CO'S NEW AND STANDARD BOOKS, CHRISTMAS 1899-1900
Price: $400.00 Order nr. 118823
Leyde: Burgersdijk & Niermans, 1900. 8vo. original cloth. (iv), 870, (2), 12 pages. First edition. catalogue number 48 for bookseller Burgersdijk & Niermans. An extensive list of works relating to theology and philosophy. Topics include theology, Portraits of Theologians, Exegetic Theology, Historic, Systematic, and Practical Theology, and Philosophy. Indexed. Some spotting to edges. READ MORE about THEOLOGIE PHILOSOPHIE, CATALOGUE DE LIVRES ANCIENS ET MODERNES
Price: $70.00 Order nr. 57223
Paris: Francois et Rodolphe Chamonal, 1990. 4to. cloth. Not paginated. Catalogue which describes 100 items as a celebration of the one hundred anniversary of Chamonal. Well-illustrated, some are in color. Text in French. Corners bumped. READ MORE about LIVRES ET MANUSCRITS ANCIENS RARES ET PRECIEUX, CATALOGUE PUBLIE A L'OCCASION DU CENTENAIRE DE...
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 35331
Winchester: St Paul's Bibliographies, 1990. 8vo. cloth. xvii, 180 pages. First edition. In the early nineteenth century the prevailing influence in children's books was the promotion of morality, coupled with instruction, and fairy-tales and such-like improper subjects were widely discouraged. So Benjamin Tabart showed no little courage when, within three years of opening his Juvenile Library in Bond Street, he launched out into the publication of a series of well-produced fairy-tales and nursery stories. During..... READ MORE about BENJAMIN TABART'S JUVENILE LIBRARY, A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS FOR CHILDREN PUBLISHED, WRITTEN,...
Price: $36.00 Order nr. 32779