Kobenhavn: Den Danske Forlaeggerforening, (1954;1955;1962;1964;1965;1966;1967;1968. large 8vo. paper wrappers. Variously paginated. 17 issues of the Danish publication Det Danske Bogmarked. This publication is largely a bibliography of newly published Danish titles but contains short essays on book-related topics as well. Includes two commemorative issues celebrating the Danske Forlaeggerforening's 100th and 125th anniversaries. Illustrated in black-and-white. In Danish. READ MORE about DET DANSKE BOGMARKED
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Paris: Répertoire des Ventes Publiques Cataloguées, 1894-1896. thick 4to. quarter red morocco, marbled paper backed boards, top edges gilt; half calf, cloth backed boards. 1004, 328 double column pages; (iv), 1364, (2) double column pages. 2 volumes (of 7). Two volumes of a seven volume set that indexes European sales catalogues of books, prints, and paintings, many with prices listed. Each from an edition limited to 650 copies of which these are both one. Volume... READ MORE about INDEX BIBLIO- ICONOGRAPHIQUE
Wilmington: Eleutherian Mills Historical Library, 1969. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 214 pages. Best reference book on the subject. Full bibliographical descriptions given along with locations and indices of printers, booksellers and publishers. READ MORE about PRINTING IN DELAWARE, 1761-1800, A CHECKLIST
Antwerp, Belgium: Comité der Antwerpsche Propagandaweken, 1938. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 97+(1) pages. Text in Flemish. Limited to 1000 copies. Foreword, historical introduction by Herman F. Bouchery. 31 black and white illustrations. A bibliography of the works of Antwerp printers. Colophon laid in. A small gash in front cover and first four leaves of text, near the center. READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAPHIE BETREFENDE DE ANTWERPSCHE DRUKKERS
Paris: J. Maisonneuve, 1902. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 203+(1) pages. Besterman, p.5079. A bibliography of early printing outside of Europe. Organized by location, this volume lists hundreds of imprints from small US towns like Lebanon, Ohio to more exotic places like Tahiti and Canton. Includes supplement. READ MORE about IMPRIMERIE HORS L'EUROPE
Paris: J. Maisonneuve, 1902. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 203+(1) pages. Besterman, p.5079. A bibliography of early printing outside of Europe. Organized by location, this volume lists hundreds of imprints from small US towns like Lebanon, Ohio to more exotic places like Tahiti and Canton. Covers chipped along edges. Unopened copy. READ MORE about IMPRIMERIE HORS L'EUROPE
Cambridge: Macmillan & Bowes, 1890. 4to. original creme colored paper spine with light green paper covers. xv, 272; (iv), 273-530 pages. 2 volumes. Limited to 600 numbered copies signed by Edmond, of which this is one of the 100 large paper copies bound thus. Includes both a history and bibliographical descriptions of 333 books. Illustrated. Note that the large paper copies have a separate half-title and title page for the second volume. The bookplate of... READ MORE about ANNALS OF SCOTTISH PRINTING FROM THE INTRODUCTION OF THE ART IN 1507 TO THE BEGINNING OF THE...
New York: Burt Franklin, (1971). large 8vo. cloth. (iv),88,xii,89-156; (iv),xxx,157-324,(iv),325-386 pages. Two volumes. Reprint of first 1912 edition. An essential guide to Dublin imprints arranged chronologically. Includes all three original parts plus the supplement. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF EARLY DUBLIN-PRINTED BOOKS 1601 TO 1700
London: Privately printed at the Chiswick Press, 1885. 8vo. original cloth, beveled edges. x, 296 pages. Besterman 1658. About 1,250 entries, arranged by topic and then by date: Histories and Descriptions, Guide Books, Ecclesiastical Literature, Acts of Parliaments, etc. etc., with over half being "Works Related to Particular Parishes" (subarranged by place). With some annotations; entries for "Newspapers" give brief publishing histories. With a list of Dorset printers and index of author's names. Ex-library copy... READ MORE about BIBLIOTECA DORSETIENSIS, BEING A CAREFULLY COMPILED ACCOUNT OF PRINTED BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS...
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2002. small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 272 pages. First edition. This highly-researched work is the most authoritative account of the first and most famous private press of the 20th century - the Doves Press. Starting its operation in the wake of William Morris, the Doves Press became a major influence in the development of modern book design. Marianne Tidcombe reveals the intriguing story of the cutting of the famous... READ MORE about THE DOVES PRESS
New York: The Typophiles, 1994. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 42, (4) pages. Limited to 500 copies. A Typophile Monograph, New Series Number Eleven. A listing of the lectures, which ran in various series from 1965 to 1982, arranged by Dr. Robert L. (Doc) Leslie, the topics being typography, printing, paper, book design, calligraphy, and other aspects of the graphic arts. Illustrated by Lili Cassel Wronker. Distributed for the Typophiles by Oak Knoll Press. READ MORE about THE HERITAGE OF THE GRAPHIC ARTS LECTURE SERIES: A COMPLETE LISTING
Paris: Cercle de la Librairie, 1891. 8vo. original paper wrappers. 24 pages. Extracted from the Journal Général de l'Imprimerie et de la Librairie. (St. Bride catalogue p.239). Tear in front cover. Unopened copy. READ MORE about NOTICE COMPLEMENTAIRE SUR GALLIOT DU PRE, LIBRAIRE PARISIEN DE 1512 A
London: Bibliographical Society, 1896. square 8vo. modern cloth-backed marbled paper covered boards, paper spine label. Each section paginated separately. "Temporary Title." A preliminary copy of this work listing imprints of these printers and reproducing many illustrations. With reproductions of title pages. READ MORE about HAND-LISTS OF ENGLISH PRINTERS, 1501-1556 PART II. R. PYNSON, R. COPLAND, J. RASTELL, P....
London: Bibliographical Society, 1905. square 8vo. original paper wrappers. "Temporary Title." A preliminary copy of this work listing imprints of these printers and reproducing many illustrations. Wrappers chipped with front cover detached. From the reference library of the Zaehnsdorf Company with a commemorative booklabel loosely inserted. READ MORE about HAND-LISTS OF ENGLISH PRINTERS, 1501-1556 PART III. T. BERTHELET, J. BUTLER, J. HERFORD, T....
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Mansfield Centre: Martino Publishing, 2009. large 8vo. paper covered boards. (vi), 214 pages. 4 parts in 1 volume. Reprint of the 1913 first edition. Books described chronologically under each printer. Accompanied by reproductions of printer's marks and other illustrations. A useful bibliography of all known printers active in the London book trade from 1501-1556. Circa forty printers and hundreds of books described, including author, title, date and location. Martino Publishing has added a useful author... READ MORE about HAND-LISTS OF BOOKS PRINTED BY LONDON PRINTERS, 1501-1556
London: The Bibliographical Society, 1948. square 8vo. cloth-backed boards. xxxvi, 200 pages. Reissue of the 1905 edition. (Brenni no.755 for bookbinding entry). READ MORE about A CENTURY OF THE ENGLISH BOOK TRADE SHORT NOTICES OF ALL PRINTERS, STATIONERS, BOOK-BINDERS, AND...
New York: New York Public Library, 1928. small 4to. paper wrappers. 25 pages, with facsimiles. First separate printing. On William Bradford. With bibliographical descriptions of the 38 imprints. Bumped. READ MORE about THE FIRST YEAR OF PRINTING IN NEW YORK, MAY, 1693 TO APRIL, 1694
Takeley: Elkin Mathews LTD, n.d. 8vo. later cloth, leather spine label, with original paper wrappers bound in. variously paginated. Catalogue number 152 in five parts. Concerning type specimens, fine printing, bibliographies and illustrated books about books and the book arts. Frontispiece, black-and-white illustrations. Rear board slightly bumped at the bottom corner. READ MORE about THE ART OF THE BOOK
Stockholm & Paris: Nordiska Bokhandeln and Honoré Champion, 1911. tall 8vo. original self paper wrappers. Frontispiece portrait; xxxii, 392 pages. First edition (Besterman 5168). Excellent catalogue of this pre-eminemt collection. This catalogue is even more comprehensive than Willem's bibliography as it describes a total of 2340 books. One double-page plate. With useful annotations and descriptions. With the following presentation on the first blank "Herr Direktor O. Tsacson from Kungl. Bibliothek Isaak Collijn." Wear along edges... READ MORE about CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ DES IMPRESSIONS ELZEVIRIENNES DE LA BIBLIOTHÈQUE ROYALE DE STOCKHOLM
N.P. California Historical Society, n.d. small 4to. paper covered boards. (iv), 28 pages. With foreword by J.S. Holliday. A bibliography of 100 entries. Covers soiled. READ MORE about THE FIRST HUNDRED YEARS, A DESCRIPTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY PUBLICATIONS...
Buenos Aires: 11th Congress of the Argentine Graphics Industry, 1964. 4to. sewn, stiff paper wrappers. 76, (4) pages. Limited to 2,000 copies. catalogue for an exhibition, "Forms and stages of the book," held in Buenos Aires in 1964. Eight-hundred-nineteen entries. Numbered entries (the first 573, including 39 incunabula) are arranged chronologically and then by printer, editor or publisher. Other entries are mostly groupings of works by specific Argentine printers. With index. Covers soiled, chipped. Front... READ MORE about EXPOSICION, FORMAS Y ETAPAS DEL LIBRO
Wigan: Owl Books, (1993). small 8vo. leather. 127+(1) pages. First edition. Presents the rich history of the Eyres' Press in Warrington. Includes the family history of the press, chap and ballad sheets, their use of ornament, their business and clients, and a check list. Contains five appendixes with information on authors with multiple publications, a chronological list of publications, typographical ornament and illustrations, woodcuts and typographical ornament for ballad sheets and chap books, and Eyres'... READ MORE about EYRES' PRESS WARRINGTON (1756-1803), AN EMBRYO UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pinner, Middlesex: Private Libraries Association, 2009. 7.25 x 10.75 in. hardcover. 328 pages. The book consists of a detailed history of the Press and a full bibliography of its publications and ephemera, tracing the venture from its origins in Sydney, Australia, in the early 1920s, to success in London from 1926, and its final dissolution in 1930. The Press was notable for the literary input of its proprietor Jack Lindsay, working initially with John Kirtley... READ MORE about THE FANFROLICO PRESS: SATYRS, FAUNS AND FINE BOOKS
Ann Arbor: William L. Clements Library, 1955. 8vo. cloth-backed decorated boards. 48 pages. Limited to 750 copies. A history and bibliography of this early 19th century printer's work. READ MORE about A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF FATHER RICHARD'S PRESS IN DETROIT
Worcester, Massachusetts: American Antiquarian Society, 2012. 8.5 x 11 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. 544 pages. The first permanent printing office in New Jersey was established in 1754 by James Parker. Laws, proceedings of the assembly, and proclamations of the royal governors all came from Parker's press, as did numerous works for the fledgling College of New Jersey (now Princeton University). Other printers soon saw opportunity in New Jersey, so that by 1800, forty-four individuals had... READ MORE about PRINTING IN NEW JERSEY 1754-1800: A DESCRIPTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY