Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1954. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 62 pages. First edition. Jacket faded with a few short closed tears. READ MORE about KINGDOM OF DIAGONALS, A BOOK OF POEMS
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Philadelphia: Holmes Publishing Co., 1993. 8vo. unbound signatures. 88 pages. First edition, a set of unbound signatures. This book is the revised and illustrated bibliographical study of this English poet and man of letters. Included is a lengthy introductory comment on Allingham and his works, along with full collations of his first editions, a section of illustrations, and an index. Distributed for Holmes Publishing Co. READ MORE about WILLIAM ALLINGHAM, A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL STUDY
Volume I: Works in languages other than English
(Hampshire, England): Scholar Press, (1989). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xxviii, 291+(1) pages. Volume I: Works in languages other than English. First volume of the catalogue, which contains books linked to specific English writers or institutions. Each entry includes the author, title, subject-matter, date, place of origin, locations of up to fifteen copies, and notes about the work's publication. Collector-librarian Decherd Turner's bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. Several indexes included at the end of the text... READ MORE about THE CONTEMPORARY PRINTED LITERATURE OF THE ENGLISH COUNTER-REFORMATION BETWEEN 1558 AND 1640
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1941. small 8vo. faux leather. 48 pages. Allison also provided an introduction. Correspondence between Diderot and this Princess. READ MORE about CONCERNING THE EDUCATION OF A PRINCE, CORRESPONDENCE OF THE PRINCESS OF NASSAU-SAARBRUCK, 13 JUNE...
University Park: Pa. State Univ. 1972. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. viii, 107 pages. Illustrated. Only minor cover wear. READ MORE about A SELECT ASSEMBLY OF NOTABLE BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS FROM THE ALLISON-SHELLEY COLLECTION OF ANGLICA...
Washington: Library of Congress, 1907. 4to. cloth. 160 pages. Covers show wear especially at spine ends. READ MORE about PRELIMINARY CHECK LIST OF AMERICAN ALMANACKS 1639-1800
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, (1991). 8vo. cloth. xviii, 382 pages. A volume in the publisher's Bibliographies and Indexes in American Literature series. Table of contents, introduction, motif index, index to the motif index, biographical sketches of the authors. READ MORE about TALE TYPE AND MOTIF INDEX OF EARLY U.S. ALMANACS
Minneapolis: Federal Schools, Inc., 1930. large 4to. stapled, stiff paper wrappers. 67 pages. Part twelve of a correspondence course for commercial artists: Methods of reproduction and the constraints which a chosen method of reproduction may impose on the designer or illustrator. Inserted is a sheet showing drawings in different stages of reproduction. With test questions and assignments. Cover soiled, irregularly browned. READ MORE about COMMERCIAL DESIGNING, REPRODUCTION OF ILLUSTRATION
1948. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. pp.20-28. Limited to 250 copies. An article in The Indiana Quarterly for Bookmen, Vol. IV, No.1. READ MORE about " JOHN ALMON: BOOKSELLER TO JOHN WILKES."
Stockholm: n.p. (Royal Library)), 1912. 8vo. sewn, stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 152 pages. Part III, fasc. 1 of the work listed in Besterman 5949. Entries no. 4951-5810 (i.e. 860) of this work. The making and selling of books, and the history thereof. The supplement lists bibliographies, biobibliographies, books on library science and archives, and library catalogues. Concludes with list of corrections and errata. Unopened. Covers detached and missing pieces; backing missing. READ MORE about SVERIGES BIBLIOGRAFISKA LITTERATUR FORTECKNAD AF J...TREDJE DELEN, HAFT 1, TYPOGRAFI OCH...
(Madrid): Real Monasterio de el Escorial, 1960. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. pages 666-710. Text in Spanish. Published in La Ciudad de Dios, CLXXIII, pages 666-710, 1960. Frontispiece. Bibliography of literary works of the Augustinians in the Royal Library of the Escorial in Madrid. Organized by subject. Alphabetical index. Introduction. Black and white plates. Wrappers tearing at spine. Small bookplate on inside front wrapper. READ MORE about LABOR LITERARIA DO LOS AGUSTINOS EN LA REAL BIBLIOTECA DE EL ESCORIAL
(Tel Aviv, Israel: Museum haaretz-The Alphabet Museum), n.d. oblong 16mo. stiff paper wrappers. 24 pages. A guide to the museum's collections with a brief description of its history. Illustrated. Wrappers bent at fore-edge corners, lightly tanned. Previous owner's stamp on front cover. READ MORE about ALPHABET MUSEUM (THE
Concord, NH: Atwood & Brown, 1847. 32mo. original stiff paper wrappers, stiched. 16 pages. Seventh Series, No. 1. Poetic description of words commencing with a letter of the alphabet, with engraved illustrations. Title on front cover does not match that on the title page. Covers soiled. Covers and text worn at corners. Some foxing in text. READ MORE about THE PICTURE ALPHABET; OR CHILD'S A, B, C
Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Publishing, 2009. 8vo. pictorial paper covered boards. (ii), 223 pages. Reprint of the 1899 edition published by Edinburgh University Press. The Alpine Club, the world's first mountaineering club, is Britain's only national club for Alpinists. Since it was founded in 1857 its members have been at the leading edge of worldwide mountaineering development and exploration. It also has one of the most extensive collection of Alpine books. This catalogue describes 2500... READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY OF THE ALPINE CLUB
London: The Bibliographical Society, 1991. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. iv, 87 pages. Occasional Papers No.6. A handlist of this collection, with dates and a short description of the contents of each entry. Combined author/subject index. Covers rubbed along edges. READ MORE about HANDLIST OF LIBRARY CATALOGUES AND LISTS OF BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS IN THE BRITISH LIBRARY...
London: The Bibliographical Society, 1991. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. iv, 87 pages. Occasional Papers No.6. A handlist of this collection, with dates and a short description of the contents of each entry. Combined author/subject index. Distributed for the Bibliographical Society. READ MORE about HANDLIST OF LIBRARY CATALOGUES AND LISTS OF BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS IN THE BRITISH LIBRARY...
Comparative Perspectives on The Distribution of Knowledge
New York: State University of New York Press, (1987). 8vo. paper covered boards. xviii, 203 pages. Comparative Perspectives on The Distribution of Knowledge. Study of publishing and the distribution of knowledge in the international arena. Examines international copyright, textbooks, technological developments and book distribution. Review slip laid in. READ MORE about THE KNOWLEDGE CONTEXT
New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc, (1979). small 8vo. paper wrappers. xii, 180 pages. Sixth edition. A selection of bibliographies and reference works which are actually used by modern scholars. Indexed. READ MORE about SELECTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR THE STUDY OF ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE
Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, (1991). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. viii, 854 pages. A volume in the Studies in Victorian Life and Literature series. Table of contents, preface, introduction, two appendices, endnotes, index. A study of Victorian novelists' use of everyday culture and common knowledge, derived from about 150 novels. Black and white illustrations in text. READ MORE about THE PRESENCE OF THE PRESENT, TOPICS OF THE DAY IN THE VICTORIAN NOVEL
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2004. small 4to. cloth, dust jacket, 378 pages. Absent Voices is unique among books that explore one of mankind's greatest achievements: the art of writing. Writing enabled communication by the absent; yet, beneath any communication system, so conspicuous that it is concealed, lies a culture's writing system. If there be no writing system, there be no books, no libraries and no world wide web. Not just a history, Rochelle... READ MORE about ABSENT VOICES: THE STORY OF WRITING SYSTEMS IN THE WEST
New York, NY: D. Appleton and Company, 1919. 12mo. cloth, spine and front cover gilt-stamped, paper color illustration mounted on front cover. (xii), 297+(1) pages. First edition. Foreword, table of contents, list of illustrations. Front cover illustration, frontispiece and color plates in text by Charles L. Wrenn. Very light scuffing. READ MORE about THE LORDS OF THE WILD: A STORY OF THE OLD NEW YORK BORDER
Ann Arbor, MI: Legacy Press, 2018. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 466 pages. Pablo Alvarez offers the first complete English translation of Alonso Víctor de Paredes Institucion, y origen del arte de la imprenta, y reglas generales para los componedores [Institution, and Origin of the Art of Printing, and General Rules for Compositors]. This 96-page printing manual set and printed by Paredes himself was issued in Madrid around 1680. It opens with an introductory digression on... READ MORE about ALONSO VÍCTOR DE PAREDES’ INSTITUTION, AND ORIGIN OF THE ART OF PRINTING, AND GENERAL RULES...
Ann Arbor, MI: Legacy Press, 2017. large 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 152 pages. This is an exhibition catalogue featuring the early history of Western medicine, held at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology and the University of Michigan Library from 10 February through 30 April 2017. The catalogue explores twenty centuries of medical history as illustrated by a broad selection of archaeological artifacts; Graeco-Roman, Islamic, and Medieval manuscripts; and early printed books. It includes five essays... READ MORE about THE ART AND SCIENCE OF HEALING: FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE RENAISSANCE