N.P. Roxburghe & Zamorano Clubs, 1972. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (12) pages. Limited to a total edition of 250, this being one of 150 copies for a joint meeting of Roxburgh and Zamarano Clubs. A series of essays in honor of the life of Theodore M. Lilienthal. Contributers include Lawrence Clark Powell and David Magee. Top edge wrinkled. READ MORE about THEODORE M. LILIENTHAL
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New York: Swann Auction Galleries, 1951. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 65+(1) pages. Swann auction in 1951 of the collection of this member of the A.B.A.A. and the Old Book Table. With a one page tribute to Grand by Howard Mott reprinted from AB. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF BOOKS PRINTS PAMPHLETS BROADSIDES MANUSCRIPTS. THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE CHARLES GRAND
New York: Burt Franklin, n.d. 8vo. cloth. lxxx, 79 pages. Reprint of this important and very useful work. Cloth rubbed. READ MORE about BOOK-TRADE BIBLIOGRAPHY IN THE UNITED STATES IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
New York: Lathrop C. Harper, Inc, 1981. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. Not paginated. Short history of the firm followed by descriptions of 100 items. Illustrated. A few annotations in ink on front cover. READ MORE about CENTENARY CATALOGUE OF IMPORTANT MANUSCRIPTS AND PRINTED BOOKS OF THE 11TH TO THE 19TH CENTURY
New York, NY: Lathrop C. Harper, n.d. (but 1953). 16mo. self paper wrappers. (4), (4) pages. Two Lathrop C. Harper brochures. Enclosed in envelope postmarked January 7, 1953. One brochure, printed 1968, announced that Otto H. Ranschburg and Douglas G. Parsonage had purchased the stock of the Harper firm. Bookselling history. READ MORE about Lathrop C. Harper brochures
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 1999. tall 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 509 pages. Reprint of the original edition, with corrections and a lengthy new introduction. This book is a unique and important source of information for those interested in the history of famous collections. Not only is the importance of collecting a growing factor in the history of art and antiques, but the details of provenance of objects traded on the art and antiques market... READ MORE about THE ENGLISH AS COLLECTORS
Warren Richardson Howell, President, 1956-1984, Fine and Rare Books and Manuscripts, Western Americana, Fine Arts.
N.P. n.p., n.d. (circa 1984). 12mo. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. Warren Richardson Howell, President, 1956-1984, Fine and Rare Books and Manuscripts, Western Americana, Fine Arts. A four-page pamphlet with five black-and-white photographs of the bookstore. Minor wear. READ MORE about JOHN HOWELL-BOOKS, ESTABLISHED IN 1912
San Francisco: John Howell - Books, 1982. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 186 pages. Price lists inserted. With a one page preface by Warren Howell. Loosely inserted is other related ephemera. Covers faded with snap along bottom hinge of front cover. READ MORE about ANNIVERSARY CATALOGUE, ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY FINE BOOKS MANUSCRIPTS AND WORKS OF ART SELECTED TO...
San Francisco: John Howell - Books, 1982. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 186 pages. Price lists inserted. With a one page preface by Warren Howell. READ MORE about ANNIVERSARY CATALOGUE, ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY FINE BOOKS MANUSCRIPTS AND WORKS OF ART SELECTED TO...
From the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Centuries, Catalogue 54
San Francisco: John Howell Books, 1982. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (vi), 128, (2) pages. From the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Centuries, Catalogue 54. Catalogue 54 of John Howell Books containing 378 items of English literature from the sixteenth through twentieth centuries. READ MORE about ENGLISH LITERATURE
New York: Swann Galleries, 1985. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. Not paginated. Sale Number 1370. The second of three parts of the inventory sale of his noted California bookseller. Loosely inserted are the prices realized. READ MORE about RARE BOOKS, FINE PRINTING, BIBLES, LITERATURE ... THE INVENTORY OF JOHN HOWELL - BOOKS. PART II
San Francisco: John Howell Books, 1970. 4to. paper wrappers. (66) pages. Illustrated. READ MORE about 100 RARE BOOKS, AUTOGRAPH LETTERS MANUSCRIPTS, MAPS AND THE HERBERT M. EVANS COLLECTION OF...
San Francisco: John Howell - Books, 1972. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. Not paginated. Detailed descriptions of 587 items followed by descriptions of manuscript collections for sale. Issued on the 60th anniversary of the firm and showing a picture of the shop on the front cover. Designed and printed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy. Smudge mark on front cover. READ MORE about CATALOGUE 42. BOOKS, AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, MANUSCRIPTS & MAPS IN A VARIETY OF FIELDS WITH...
New York: Swann Galleries, 1985. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 828 lots. Sale number 1380. This third part of the Howell's sale was the only part sold in New York. Mark on front cover. READ MORE about THE REFERENCE LIBRARY, BIBLIOGRAPHY, BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS THE INVENTORY OF JOHN HOWELL - BOOKS -...
Introduction by D.F. McKenzie.
Winchester & New Castle, DE: St Paul's Bibliographies & Oak Knoll Press, 1997. 8vo. illustrated, cloth, dust jacket. 334 pages. Introduction by D.F. McKenzie. Collected here as a homage to Robin Myers, respected book trade historian and editor of the Publishing Pathways Series devoted to studies in book trade and publishing history, these essays uncover the connections between the mechanics of the book trade and their human ends in the learning and transmission of knowledge... READ MORE about BOOK TRADE & ITS CUSTOMERS, 1450-1900: HISTORICAL ESSAYS FOR ROBIN MYERS
(Des Moines, IA): Iowa State Arts Council, 1979. broadside (9 by 6 1/2 inches). Announcement of book sale for small presses in Iowa, October 1-2, 1979. READ MORE about Announcement of Iowa Small Press Booksale
New Castle, Delaware and Folkestone, England: Oak Knoll Press and St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1999. small 8vo. Hardback printed covers. x, 228 pages. First edition. These thirteen scholarly essays on the history of the book trade are the third volume in the PRINT NETWORKS series of publications. The original papers were presented at the annual "Seminars on the British Book Trade." The essays covered include Paul Morgan's "Henry Cotton and W. H. Allnutt: Two Pioneer Book-Trade... READ MORE about HUMAN FACE OF THE BOOK TRADE: PRINT CULTURE AND ITS CREATORS
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2000. 8vo. Hardback printed covers. 218 pages. This fourth volume in the Print Networks series salutes the impact of the printing press. Taken from the proceedings of the Seventeenth Seminar on the British Book Trade held in Aberystwyth in July 1999, this collection of scholarly essays covers the regulation of printed matter and its distribution, the preservation of Welsh language and culture in print, and various aspects of printing... READ MORE about THE MIGHTY ENGINE: THE PRINTING PRESS AND ITS IMPACT
New Castle, Delaware & Winchester, England: Oak Knoll Press & St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1998. small 8vo. Hardback printed covers. 230 pages. First edition. Second volume of the series PRINT NETWORKS. More than a century has passed since W. H. Allnut's paper on provincial printing was presented at the meeting of the Library Association in 1878. This topic has now moved to the forefront of investigating the history of the book. The annual Seminar on the... READ MORE about THE REACH OF PRINT, MAKING, SELLING AND USING BOOKS
Austin: The Pemberton Press, 1976. 4to. boards, dust jacket. 120 pages. First edition. The autobiography of this well-known Texas antiquarian bookseller and publisher. READ MORE about AUDUBON AND OTHER CAPERS CONFESSIONS OF A TEXAS BOOKMAKER
Introduction by Edward J. Jennerich.
Austin: John H. Jenkins, 1977. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. not paginated. Introduction by Edward J. Jennerich. Illustrated. 597 items described in detail. READ MORE about EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS A COLLECTION OF WORKS PRINTED IN AMERICAN BETWEEN 1669 AND 1800
Austin: The Jenkins Co., 1979. thick 4to. stiff paper wrappers. Catalogue 125. With many illustrations. Corner bumped. READ MORE about FIVE CENTURIES OF PRINTING 1450-1978, INCLUDING AT LEAST ONE WORK FROM EACH OF THE PAST 500 YEARS
Austin: The Jenkins Co., 1974. 4to. paper wrappers. 100 priced items. READ MORE about WORKS OF GENIUS A CATALOGUE AND A COMMENTARY BY JOHN H. JENKINS
Santa Barbara, CA: Joseph the Provider Books, 1990. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. 20th anniversary catalogue of bookseller Joseph the Provider. Preface by Ralph B. Sipper, company president. 729 items. Includes books, manuscripts, photographs, and periodicals. 12 pages of black and white plates. READ MORE about IN QUEST OF DIFFICULT BEAUTY 1970-1990
Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1983. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xii, 322 pages. First edition. These essays have been written by leading scholars on early bookselling, reading habits and the impact of printing in early America. Printing history in its broadest context may be viewed as a distinct form of cultural history, a synthesis combining the attention to ideas that is central to intellectual history with the emphasis on patterns of behavior and organization characteristic of... READ MORE about PRINTING AND SOCIETY IN EARLY AMERICA