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With a Foreword by Roy Campbell.
Aldington: The Hand and Flower Press, (Printed at the Curwen Press(, 1952. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket, top edge gilt. 148, (2) pages. With a Foreword by Roy Campbell. 2,000 copies printed. READ MORE about IL PARADISO DI DANTE. AN ENGLISH VERSION
[Aldington, Kent: The Hand and Flower Press, (1952). 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. (121)-144 pages. First edition. Poems in Pamphlet V. Lightly soiled stapled printed wrappers. READ MORE about THE ROUT OF SAN ROMANO AND OTHER POEMS
London: Joiner and Steele, 1932. 8vo. cloth, gilt lettering on spine and gilt signature on front cover, top edge gilt. 38 pages. Printed by The Alcuin Press, Gloustershire, in an edition limited to 350 numbered copies, signed by the author (Gibbs A7a). James Hanley (1901-1985) was an Irish novelist, short story writer, and playwright, who ran away from home at the age of thirteen to become a merchant seaman, returning ten years later. He was... READ MORE about STOKER HASLETT
(Oxford): Hanborough Parrot, 1990. large 4to. marbled cloth-covered boards, paper spine and cover labels. 53, (3) pages. Printed in a limited edition of 170 numbered copies, of which this is one of 85 copies to contain original pouchoir illustrations by Sylvia Stokeld. This copy is out of series. The book presents the work of artists and engravers such as John Nash, Edward Wadsworth, and Gino Severini, whose work adorned the livres d'artiste published by Haselwood... READ MORE about HASELWOOD BOOKS: THE BOOKS OF FREDERICK ETCHELLS & HUGH MCDONALD
Church Hanborough: Hanborough Parrot, 1990. 4to. cloth over boards, paper label, slipcase. 53 pages. First edition, limited to 170 numbered copies signed by the author. This copy has the following limitation written in "V/LX" and is one of the copies that has the four pouchoir colored plates executed by Sylvia Stokeld. Printed litho and bound by The Fine Bindery. An interesting history of this fine publishing firm. Well-illustrated with wood engravings by John Nash, Hester... READ MORE about HASLEWOOD BOOKS, THE BOOKS OF FREDERICK ETCHELLS & HUGH MACDONALD
Loughborough: (Hedgehog Press), 1990. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, paper cover label. (iv), 10+(1) pages. Limited to 200 copies. With six tipped-in facsimiles of printing produced by this 19th century English printer. Clark ran a private press in Totham between 1828 and 1862. Head of spine slightly bumped. READ MORE about CHARLES CLARK, THE BARD OF TOTHAM ... PRESENTING PIECES, POEMS AND BIOGRAPHICAL BITS, PERTAINING...
Menlo Park, CA: The Herity Press, 1957. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (12) pages. Limited to 50 copies. An excerpt from Moxon's MECHANICK EXERCISES, London, 1683, the first manual in English on printing. Printed by Ben Lieberman at the Herity Press. READ MORE about ANCIENT CUSTOMS USED IN A PRINTING-HOUSE
Richmond, Surrey, England: Hogarth Press, 1923. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 98, (2) pages. Second edition (Woolmer 29). List of works by the author on verso of title. Table of contents, introduction. Publications by the press follows text. Wrappers chipped and tanned at edges and along spine. Bottom of front cover stained. Foxing on endpapers. Front inside hinge cracked. READ MORE about PHAROS AND PHARILLON
With a Short History of the Press by Mary E. Gaither.
Andes: Woolmer - Brotherson Ltd, 1976. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xi, 177 pages. With a Short History of the Press by Mary E. Gaither. First edition. Much on Virginia and Leonard Woolf. With four page addenda loosely inserted. Minor jacket soiling and chipping. Inscribed by the author on the front free end paper. READ MORE about A CHECKLIST OF THE HOGARTH PRESS, 1917-1938
(Bow, Nr. Crediton, Devonshire, England: Richard Gilbertson, 1968). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 9+(1) pages. Limited to 500 numbered copies. Number 4 in the publisher's manuscript series. READ MORE about FIVE AUTUMN SONGS FOR CHILDREN'S VOICES
Florence, Italy: Pantheon [printed in Italy for the Pegasus Press and designed at the Officina Bodoni] / New York: Harcourt Brace and Co., n.d. but 1928. 4to. cloth, spine gilt-stamped, top edges gilt. xx,(ii),132; (iv) pages, with 101 and 159 additional leaves in vols. I and II respectively. 2 volumes. First edition. In the 1920's, the Pegasus Press (or "À l'enseigne du Pégase") of John Holroyd-Reece, based in Paris, published a number of art books... READ MORE about ENGLISH ILLUMINATION
Oldham, England: Incline Press, 2018. small 8vo. self paper wrappers. 12 pages. The ageless teacher of both adults and children, Aesop's fables was first printed in English by William Caxton in 1484. Our edition is based on a much later (and smaller) chapbook that was also printed in London. The printer's name is unknown, and the book is undated, but it was probably produced after 1790. The text for this chapbook comes from a popular... READ MORE about AESOP'S FABLES
(Oldham, England): Incline Press, 2008. small 8vo. Marbled paper covered boards. i-ix, 1-57 pages. Limited to 400 copies. Jost Amman, 1589 - 1591, was primarily known as a draftsman for wood-cut book illustration, & the cut on page 2 may well be a self-portrait. He became the master in craft workshop in Nuremburg, negotiating instruction from customers, then making the illustrations that would be used by other craftsworkers in the shop, in the case of... READ MORE about CUTS OF CRAFT-WORKERS
Oldham, England: Incline Press, 2012. 16mo. stiff paper wrappers, paper front cover label, bottom edge uncut. (14) pages. Brief notes precede text. A dictionary of terms frequently employed by German-speaking booksellers. READ MORE about THE ANAGNOSTAKIS POCKET GUIDE TO AUSTRIAN GERMAN AND SWISS ANTIQUARIAN BOOKDEALERS TERMINOLOGY
(Oldham, England): Incline Press, 1995. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, top edge cut, other edges uncut. 33, (3) pages. Limited to 175 numbered copies. Table of contents, biographical sketches of the author and illustrator Anna Ravenscroft. Wood engravings by Ravenscroft. Signed by the aurhor and illustrator. Corrigendum tipped in. READ MORE about BULLRUSHES
Oldham: Incline Press, 2002. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (18) pages. Printed in an editionof "less than" 175 copies. The text of a lecture given at the University of Reading May 22, 2002. Includes references to Ralph Beilby and Thomas Bewick. Illustrated with tipped in plates. The first publication printed on the presses 1890s Warfedale press. READ MORE about ON THE TRANSITION FROM BOOK LABELS TO BOOK PLATES AMONGST THE CIRCULATING LIBRARIES & THE...
(Oldham, England): The Incline Prress, 2009. 4to. quarter cloth, marbled paper-covered boards, paper spine label, top edge cut, other edges uncut. 21, (3) pages. Limited to 200 numbered copies, of which this is one of 45 copies bound in marbled paper covered boards. Separate suite accompanied in the rear pastedown. Accompanied by An Alphabet for Jonah. Limited to 200 numbered copies, 45 hardbound with paper marbled by Jemma Lewis. This copy thus bound. Published for... READ MORE about THE BOOKS OF JONAH
Oldham, England: Incline Press, 2018. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Introducing a series of Occasional Essays and Poems by Anthony Burgess selected by Andrew Biswell, Director of the International Anthony Burgess Foundation. Each of the uniform series will have a contextual introduction, and in this first book that is by Dr Graham Foster, archivist at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester. Originally published in 1991 as part of an alphabet book commissioned by David... READ MORE about AN ELEGY FOR X
(Oldham, England): Incline Press, n.d. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, paper front cover label, top edge cut, other edges uncut. (12) pages. Limited to 200 copies. An Incline Press Chapbook. Introductory comments by Graham Moss. Illustrated with old engravings printed from the wood. READ MORE about A GARLAND OF LOVE SONGS
Oldham, England: Incline Press, 2010-2014. various sizes. A collection of seventeen items of ephemera produced by the Incline Press. Includes cards, announcements, and other items. READ MORE about Collection of Incline Press ephemera
Oldham, England: Incline Press, circa 2015. 8vo. variously bound. variously paginated. A collection of ephemera from the Incline Press. Includes broadsides with poetic works, a copy of William Hone, Better and Not So Good (2015), and a letter from the publisher. READ MORE about Collection of Incline Press ephemera