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Reprinted from Collectanea, III, 1896 of the Oxford Historical Society with notes by James Mosley.
London: Printing Historical Society, (1966). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. x,361-412,xi-xxxvi pages. Reprinted from Collectanea, III, 1896 of the Oxford Historical Society with notes by James Mosley. Edited reprint of the original. Bookplate. READ MORE about CHARLES EARL STANHOPE AND THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Price: $8.00 Order nr. 31627
Hamburg: Maximilian-Gesellschaft, 1977. small 4to. cloth, paper spine and cover labels, cardboard slipcase. 369, (3); 191+(1) pages. 2 volumes. Edition limited to 1400 copies. Intended as a parallet work to Maximilian-Gesellschaft's 1963 publication, Deutschen Buchkunst 1890 bis 1960 by Georg Kurt. Surveys a century in which old graphic techniques to illustrate and embellish books were gradually giving way to the new. Volume I discusses typography, illustrations and illustrators, journals and almanacs, bookclubs, the art of..... READ MORE about BUCHKUNST UND LITERATUR IN DEUTSCHLAND, 1750 BIS 1850
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 62364
Naarden: Anton W. van Bekhoven, 1984. tall 4to. cloth. xxxvi, 160 pages. Reprint of the first edition of 1892 which was limited to 300 copies. Bibliography and biography of the printers' marks of 18th century Alsatian printers. Contains 76 plates, each with a number of illustrations. READ MORE about ELSASSISCHE BUCHERMARKEN BIS ANFANG DES 18. JAHRHUNDERTS. Mit Vorge Mit Vorbemerkungen und...
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 40366
Philadelphia: Printed for Robert Cambell, Philadelphia by V. Bonsal, Wilmington, 1796. small 8vo. contemporary full calf with leather spine label. xi, (13)-226, (6) pages. READ MORE about THE BEAUTIES OF HERVEY: OR DESCRIPTIVE, PICTURESQUE AND INSTRUCTIVE PASSAGES, SELECTED FROM THE...
Price: $75.00 Order nr. 66884
Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1969. 8vo. cloth. xvi, 189 pages. Reprint of the first edition of 1895 which was limited to 375 numbered copies printed by the DeVinne Press. With 31 illustrations, a chronological list of printers and much other biographical information. READ MORE about SKETCHES OF PRINTERS AND PRINTING IN COLONIAL NEW YORK
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 74353
New York: Burt Franklin, (1971). 8vo. cloth. xv, 126 pages. Reprint of the 1907 first edition. With a number of reproductions. READ MORE about THE BOOK MAKERS OF OLD BIRMINGHAM, AUTHORS, PRINTERS AND BOOKSELLERS
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 4288
New York: Burt Franklin, (1971). 8vo. cloth. xv, 126 pages. Reprint of the 1907 first edition. With a number of reproductions. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. READ MORE about THE BOOK MAKERS OF OLD BIRMINGHAM, AUTHORS, PRINTERS AND BOOKSELLERS
Price: $17.50 Order nr. 97925
Fort Edward, NY: Privately printed, 1930. tall 8vo. cloth. 117, (3) pages. First edition, limited to 54 numbered copies. Printed at The Tory Press of Rutland, Vermont and designed by Vrest Orton. A scarce bibliography. Spine faded. READ MORE about A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE PRINTING PRESS IN WASHINGTON, SARATOGA AND WARREN COUNTIES, STATE OF NEW...
Price: $150.00 Order nr. 22882
Gottingen: Wallstein Verlag, (1989). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 109 pages. First edition. catalogue of an exhibition of Georg Christoph Lichtenberg. This writer and teacher was also a great bibliophile who was fascinated with English life and letters. He was also obsessed with John Baskerville and this catalogue includes several books printed by Baskerville. Illustrated. READ MORE about LICHTENBERGS BUCHERWELT, EIN BUCHERFREUND UND BENUTZER DER GOTTINGER BIBLIOTHEK. KATALOG DER...
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 30450
Bussum: F.G. Kroonder, 1950. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 28, (6) pages followed by 46 plates of illustration. First edition. Menno Jaarsma discusses the aesthetic and romance of the book from the beginning of printing through the eighteenth century. Illustrated in black-and-white with many examples of early bindings. This is number seven in the "Vorm en Kleur" series. In Dutch. Small tears along upper and lower edges of dust jacket. READ MORE about HET SCHOONE BOEK
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 61656
London, United Kingdom: Sampson Low, for the author, 1800. Second edition with 4 hand-colored plates, rear errata, and incorporating the original Inquiry of 1798, the Further Observations of 1799, and A Continuation of Facts and Observations, 1800. From the private library of Dr. Elliot and Eileen Hinkes. This edition is considered definitive, and is the edition usually reprinted (a third edition with minor corrections, but textually the same as the second was published in 1801)..... READ MORE about AN INQUIRY INTO THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF THE VARIOLAE VACCINAE: A DISEASE DISCOVERED IN SOME OF...
Price: $9,500.00 Order nr. 131433
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
Price: $37.50 Order nr. 14220
Worcester: AAS, 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 social history..... READ MORE about PRINTING AND SOCIETY IN EARLY AMERICA
Price: $17.50 Order nr. 63362
Reprinted from the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society Volume 117
Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 2008. 6 x 9 inches. paperback. 162 pages. Reprinted from the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society Volume 117. The topic of this new book from the American Antiquarian Society is printing in New England in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. More specifically, the author focuses on three printers who were active during that period: Nathaniel Coverly, Sr.; Nathaniel Coverly, Jr.; and Joseph White. Through a close examination of..... READ MORE about PRINTERS OF BALLADS, BOOKS, AND NEWSPAPERS: BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES AND CHECKLISTS FOR NATHANIEL...
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 100615
Williamsburg: Colonial Williamsburg, 1964. 8vo. paper wrappers. ii, 34 pages. Reprint. Revised from the 1955 edition. READ MORE about THE PRINTER IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WILLIAMSBURG AN ACCOUNT OF HIS LIFE & TIMES, HIS OFFICE...
Price: $5.00 Order nr. 4379
New York: J.J. Little and Ives, 1938. 8vo. cloth-backed boards. xii, 120 pages. First edition. With a number of interesting illustrations of equipment used during this early period. READ MORE about THE ERA OF CHARLES MAHON, THIRD EARL OF STANHOPE, STEREOTYPER 1750 - 1825
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 4388
New York: J.J. Little and Ives, 1938. 8vo. cloth-backed boards. xii, 120 pages. First edition. With a number of interesting illustrations of equipment used during this early period. Ink ownership inscription. READ MORE about THE ERA OF CHARLES MAHON, THIRD EARL OF STANHOPE, STEREOTYPER 1750 - 1825
Price: $8.00 Order nr. 42242
New York: n.p., 1936. 8vo. boards. 169 pages. First edition. A classic book in the field and an essential reference book. Name in ink on front pastedown. READ MORE about HISTORICAL TREATISES, ABSTRACTS & PAPERS ON STEREOTYPING
Price: $6.00 Order nr. 62469
Stockholm: Litografiska Anstalt, 1923. 4to. quarter vellum, paper-covered boards. (14), 169, (3) pages, with 44 additional leaves of plates. A festschrift, limited to 600 copies, for A. Lagrelius, and signed by him under his portrait. Contains five articles: An historical survey of reproduction of illustrations in Sweden, photographic methods, 3-color photography and printing, Swedish cartography in the last half century, and the reproduction of illustrations and modern man. Forty-four plates (mostly of the works of..... READ MORE about BILDREPRODUKTIONEN I SVERIGE FRAN BORJAN AV NITTONDE ARHUNDRADET
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 51246
London: Philip Allan, 1922. tall 8vo. quarter cloth with paper-covered boards, leather spine label. (xviii), 125, (7) pages. Printed in an edition limited to 275 copies. Introduction by Campbell Dodgson, Keeper of Prints at the British Museum. Careful study of how Pierre Lombart (1613-1682) lifted the horse and rider from Van Dyck's painting of King Charles I. Under an Archway for his famous engraving of Cromwell on Horseback. Illustrated. With a short summary of the..... READ MORE about THE HEADLESS HORSEMAN, PIERRE LOMBART'S ENGRAVING, CHARLES OR CROMWELL?
Price: $45.00 Order nr. 70039
Two volumes bound in one.
New York: Burt Franklin, (1970). small 8vo. cloth. xvi,(iv),160; (viii),161 pages. Two volumes bound in one. Text in Latin. Reprint of the 1717 first edition. (See Bigmore & Wyman II,14). With two plates showing seven printer's marks. Bibliographical and biographical accounts of the lives and works of the Parisian printers Simon de Colines, Michel Vascosan, G. Morel, A. Turnebo, F. Morel and Jean Bienne. Contains about 1500 titles printed by these printers. READ MORE about HISTORIA TYPOGRAPHORUM ALIQUOT PARISIENSIUM VITAS ET LIBROS COMPLECTENS
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 4464
London: The Fleuron Limited, 1930. small 4to. cloth, top edge gilt, dust jacket. (x), 80, (3) pages. First edition, limited to 300 numbered copies, printed by the Curwen Press. With a number of reproductions in the text. Jacket chipped along edges with piece missing at head of spine. READ MORE about WILLIAM BULMER - THOMAS BENSLEY, A STUDY IN TRANSITION
Price: $100.00 Order nr. 4473
Chicago: Wright Howes, 1944. 8vo. cloth. 112 pages. Limited to 200 copies. (Besterman 5204). Two hundred twenty-seven entries for "books, pamphlets and broadsides known to have been printed in Chicago from the first functioning of a local press through the year 1850" (p.5), but not necessarily seen by the author. Entries transcribe title pages and indicate locations. Often referenced and/or annotated. With seventeen photographic or facsimile reproductions, a list of printers, publishers and booksellers, and..... READ MORE about A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CHICAGO IMPRINTS
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 54451
Chicago: privately printed, 1939. 4to. self paper wrappers. 8 pages. Reproduced in facsimile from the original in the William L Clements Library. Well preserved copy. READ MORE about A BROADSIDE ISSUED AT MOBILE IN 1763, BUT PRINTED ON THE ISLAND OF JAMAICA IN THE SAME YEAR
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 11123