(Paris, France): La Maison Française, n.d., but circa 1948. 4to. self paper wrappers. (8) pages. Text in English and French. Announcement of publications by the Maison Française. Comments by André Maurois. Color illustration. READ MORE about Publication Announcement by Éditions de la Maison Française
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Wien: Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, 1969. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 73 pages followed by 20 plates and 12 pages of advertisements. Discussion of three 18th century bibliophiles, Prinz Eugen von Savoyen, Georg Wilhelm von Hobendorf, and Antonio Folch de Cardona. Exhibition of 152 books out of their libraries. READ MORE about GROSSE BIBLIOPHILE DES 18. JAHRHUNDERTS
Wien: 1979, 1979. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 127+(1) pages. Fifth edition. Contains 61 illustrations and 16 plates in color. Private ownership ink stamp at bottom of title page. READ MORE about DIE ÖSTERREICHISCHE NATIONALBIBLIOTHEK, GESCHICHTE
Katalog der Ausstellung aus Anlaß des 25jährigen Dienstjubiläums des Generaldirektors Univ.-Prof. Dr. Josef Bick
Wien: H. Bauer-Verlag, 1948. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. (vi), xiii, (iv), 126 pages followed by plates. Katalog der Ausstellung aus Anlaß des 25jährigen Dienstjubiläums des Generaldirektors Univ.-Prof. Dr. Josef Bick. The exterior of this copy is moderately soiled and shows minor wear. The lower fore-edge corner of the front wrapper has been folded, and the stiff paper is cracked on the inner surface. A loosely laid-in plate indicates that this copy came from the reference..... READ MORE about 25 JAHRE NEUERWERBUNGEN DER ÖSTERREICHISCHEN NATIONALBIBLIOTHEK, 1923-1948
Philadelphia, PA and Dover, DE: The Library Company of Philadelphia and the Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art, 1999. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 46, (2) pages. Catalogue entries by Milo M. Naeve, introduction by John C. Van Horne. Table of contents, introduction, descriptive information about each catalogue entry. Color illustrations on covers, black and white illustrations throughout text. READ MORE about 150 YEARS OF PHILADELPHIA PAINTERS AND PAINTINGS
New York, NY: The American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1923. 8vo. self paper wrappers, edges uncut. (16); 15+(1) pages. 2 Volumes. Introductory comments in both volumes by Burton Emmett. Catalogues of an exhibition at the Art Center, December 1923-January 1924. Check list of items on exhibition. Light tanning. READ MORE about THE HARMONIOUS BOOK-PAGE and THE DECLINE OF THE HARMONIOUS PAGE
1983. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. Volume V, No.1. John Lancaster on 19th century American book trade technology and social history, Rollo Silver on the power of the press, James Barnes on Jonas Winchester, various authors on H.L. Mencken, Bruce Rogers Looks Back by Neville Thompson and information on ELbert Hubbard and W.W. Denslow. READ MORE about PRINTING HISTORY, THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN PRINTING HISTORY ASSOC IATION. Number Nine
Festschrift zum fünfhundertjährigen Geburtstage von Johann Gutenberg.
Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 1968. 4to. cloth. unpaginated. Festschrift zum fünfhundertjährigen Geburtstage von Johann Gutenberg. Text in German. 35 illustrations depicting events connected with or accomplishments of printer Johann Gutenberg. Include manuscripts, book covers and Gutenberg's printed works. Many are foldouts. Commemorates the 500th anniversary of his death. READ MORE about 35 TAFELN ZU BEIHEFT 23 ZUM CENTRALBLATT FUR BIBLIOTHEKSWESEN
(New York, NY: Advertising Art Now), n.d., but 1942. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. VIII, 2. A continuation of PM. name changed to AD in 1940 (Union List 2). With a feature article by E. McKnight Kauffer, "Advertising Art Now." Black and white illustrations. Includes advertisement with paper specimens and an advertising supplement "Design and Paper Number 7" by the Marquardt & Company of New York. READ MORE about A-D., AN INTIMATE JOURNAL FOR ART DIRECTORS, PRODUCTION MANAGERS, AND THEIR ASSOCIATES. VIII, 2
Paris: Association Internationale de Bibliophile, 1991. small 8vo. cloth-covered slipcase, 11 stiff covered wrappers, paper covered folder. Guidebook from the International Conference of the AIB, held in Torino, Italy. Includes eleven pamphlets recording the events, activities and agenda of the conference. READ MORE about XVIIe CONGRES DE L'ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONALE DE BIBLIOPHILIE
Netherlands: n.p., 1939. 4to. cloth. 120 pages. Printed on Van Gelder Zonen paper. A comprehensive sample of commercial printing work in 1939 from the Nieuw Leven Printing Co. in the Netherlands. Printed in color with printed acetate overlays. Illustrated. Foxing to edges of many pages, some wear to extremities. READ MORE about AAN DE BOK, UITGAVE: DRUKKERIJ, NIEUW LEVEN N.V. 'S-GRAVENHAGE
New York: Harper & Row, 1982. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 83 pages. First edition, uncorrected proof. Author's first book of verse. Short closed split at the head of the spine, otherwise fine in printed wrappers. READ MORE about SECOND SIGHT: POEMS. SELECTED BY ANTHONY HECHT
Amsterdam: de Bifenkorf, 1986. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Text in Dutch. A year by year review of 100 years (1885-1985) of Dutch literature. Includes major news events of each year, list of best sellers and biographical sketch of the author of the top seller. Introductory essay by Gerrit Komrij. Black and white illustrations throughout. Afterword by the editors. Index of authors. READ MORE about HET LITERAIR EEUWBOEK: HONDERD JAAR HET BOEK VAN HET JAAR
8 (of 11) volumes.
London: Sotheby & Co., 1965-1989. small 4to. paper-covered boards. 8 (of 11) volumes. Lacking parts 9, 10, 11. Includes Abbey's bindings and illuminated manuscripts. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF VALUABLE PRINTED BOOKS AND FINE BINDINGS FROM THE CELEBRATED COLLECTION, THE...
(Cambridge, MA: The Abbey Press, 1925). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, fore-edge uncut, in envelope. xvii+(i) pages. An announcement of the association of Eugene H. Gordon and G. Gehman Taylor as Gordon-Taylor, Inc., operating the Abbey Press. Reproduces the first advertisement printed in English by William Caxton. Envelope tearing along crease. READ MORE about CONCERNYNGE THE RESOUN WE SAVE EGGS: A TREWE HISTORYE AS MORE PLAYNLY SHAL FOLOW HERAFTER
New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1921. 4to. quarter cloth, paper-covered boards, paper spine labels. xiv, 267+(1); x, 269-518 pages. 2 volumes. First edition (Reed and Reed 12-13). A study of the life of American/English artist and illustrator Edwin Austin Abbey (1852-1911). Preface. Both volumes with table of contents and list of illustrations. Frontispiece in both volumes and black and white illustrations throughout. Index at conclusion of Volume II. Covers rubbed at bottom corners. Front... READ MORE about EDWIN AUSTIN ABBEY ROYAL ACADEMICIAN, THE RECORD OF HIS LIFE AND WORK
London: Sotheby & Co., 1975. 4to. boards. 96 pages followed by 41 plates. Auction catalogue of this magnificent collection of 34 manuscripts dating from the earliest times to the 16th century. Prices realized loosely inserted. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE CELEBRATED LIBRARY - ABBEY 9TH
London: Messrs. Sotheby & Co., 1967. small 4to. boards. (vii), 233, (9) pages. S-K 1184. This catalogue describes Abbey's collection of French bindings and contains a full color frontispiece and 51 full-page plates of bindings. Name in ink on free endpaper. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE CELEBRATED LIBRARY PART III
London: Messrs. Sotheby & Co., 1967. small 4to. boards. (iv), 52 pages. S-K 1184. This portion contains Abbey's press books, a large number of 20th century bindings by Cobden-Sanderson, Cockerell, Doves Press, McLeish, Powell, etc. and also a number of color plate books. With 8 plates. Prices realized loosely inserted. Ink ownership inscription on front pastedown. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE CELEBRATED LIBRARY, THE PROPERTY OF MAJOR J.R. ABBEY, THE FOURTH AND FINAL PORTION
London: Messrs. Sotheby & Co., 1967. small 4to. boards. (iv), 52 pages. S-K 1184. This portion contains Abbey's press books, a large number of 20th century bindings by Cobden-Sanderson, Cockerell, Doves Press, McLeish, Powell, etc. and also a number of color plate books. The un-illustrated version. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE CELEBRATED LIBRARY, THE PROPERTY OF MAJOR J.R. ABBEY, THE FOURTH AND FINAL PORTION
London: Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., 1978. 4to. boards. 81 pages and 32 plates at the end in addition to the color plates in the text. S-K 1184. This part is less common than other parts of the sale. Xerox of prices realized loosely inserted. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE CELEBRATED LIBRARY, THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE MAJOR J.R. ABBEY ... THE TENTH...
London: Sotheby & Co., 1970. small 4to. paper wrappers. 52 pages. S-K 1184. Contains Abbey's collection of modern English bindings with a full color frontispiece and many other bindings illustrated. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE CELEBRATED LIBRARY, THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE MAJOR J.R. ABBEY. THE SIXTH PORTION
London: Sotheby & Co., 1970. 4to. boards. 97 pages with 55 plates and a colored frontispiece. S-K 1184. Almost a half million dollars of sales. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE CELEBRATED LIBRARY, THE SEVENTH PORTION: FORTY-THREE MANUSCRIPTS OF THE 9TH TO...
London: Sotheby & Co., 1970. 4to. boards. 97 pages with 55 plates and a colored frontispiece. S-K 1184. Almost a half million dollars of sales. Prices realized loosely inserted. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE CELEBRATED LIBRARY, THE SEVENTH PORTION: FORTY-THREE MANUSCRIPTS OF THE 9TH TO...