New York: American Branch of Cambridge University Press, 1969. 8vo. cloth-backed boards. (vi) pages followed by 27 page facsimile of handwritten report. Limited to 1000 copies. Issued on the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the American branch. Acton's report contained the design for the now famous Cambridge series on history. READ MORE about LONGITUDE 30 WEST A CONFIDENTIAL REPORT TO THE SYNDICS OF THE CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
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New York: PM Publishing Co., various dates. small 8vo. paper wrappers. Have the following: Vol. III, 2 (October 1936). Vol. V, 1 (June - July 1939). With Dwiggins on Caledonia. Vol. VII, 7 (Dec. - Jan. 1940-41). Covers toned. Vol. VIII, 1 (Oct. - Nov. 1941). Some pasted on paper specimens missing from one page. Price is per issue. READ MORE about AD, AN INTIMATE JOURNAL FOR PRODUCTION MANAGERS, ART DIRECTORS
being a subdued interpretation of The Chap-Book printed for The Society of Private Printers.
N.P. The Adagio Press, 1984. 12mo. stiff paper wrapper. unpaginated. being a subdued interpretation of The Chap-Book printed for The Society of Private Printers. Tanner and Alstrom 44. An attractively designed and bound selection of quotations about the borrowing and lending of books. Set in various types. READ MORE about VARIOUS ASPECTS OF BORROWED BOOKS
N.P. Adagio Press, n.d. 4to. unbound. 131 broadside specimen sheets enclosed by heavy paper covers. Ornaments and type faces offered by the Adagio Press. Includes designs by Will Bradley (American Type Founders), D. Stempel, Imre Reiner and Jose Mendoza y Almeida (Typefoundry Amsterdam), Alessandro Butti and Aldo Novarese, G.C. Lange (H. Berthold), American Type Founders, Monotype, Georg Trump, Konrad Bauer and Walter Baum, designers for Bauersche Giesserei, Hermann Zapf, Jan van Krimpen and others. Illustrations..... READ MORE about THE ADAGIO PRESS
AN EPILOGUE TO THE PUBLICATION OF C-S: THE MASTER CRAFTSMAN.
Harper Woods, MI: The Adagio Press, 1971. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (20) pages. AN EPILOGUE TO THE PUBLICATION OF C-S: THE MASTER CRAFTSMAN. First edition, limited to 432. Tanner and Alstrom 24. Concerns a letter from Cobden- Sanderson's daughter and additional information by John Dreyfus. Hand-printed by Leonard Bahr at his private press. READ MORE about A LETTER FROM STELLA
Bloomfield Hills, MI: Bruccoli-Clard, 1971. 8vo. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. Prospectus for James Dickey, Exchanges. Designed and printed for Bruccoli-Clark by Leonard F. Bahr at his Adagio Press. READ MORE about Publication Announcement by Bruccoli-Clark
Harper Woods, MI: The Adagio Press, 1977. broadside (10 3/4 by 7 1/4 inches). Announcement of the publication of James Dickey, The Strength of Fields. Distributed by Bruccoli Clark of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. READ MORE about Publication Announcement by the Adagio Press
Harper Woods, MI: Privately printed, 1970. tall 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 13+(1) pages. Limited to 300 copies. Printed by Leonard Bahr at his Adagio Press; text in black, ornamental initials and page ornaments in ochre on tan stock. Tied into light brown wrappers with a dark brown over-wrapper, using tan thread. READ MORE about RLS, A FEW SENTENCES FROM THE WRITINGS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Harper Woods, MI: Adagio: the Private Press of Leonard F. Bahr, 1962. 8vo. quarter parchment with marbled paper-covered boards. xix, 23-43, (3) pages. First edition, limited to 365 copies of which this is one of the 280 copies printed by hand on handmade Fabriano paper. Second production of this private press. The text of John Ruskin's letter to `My Dear Tinie'. Sharp satire on British industrialization. Presentation from Norman Strouse on front free endpaper. Well preserved copy. READ MORE about THE TEXT OF JOHN RUSKIN'S LETTER TO 'MY DEAR TINIE ' WRITTEN FROM THE BRIDGE OF ALLAN ON 31...
Harper Woods, MI: Adagio: the Private Press of Leonard F. Bahr, 1962. 8vo. quarter cloth with marbled paper-covered boards. xix, 23-43, (3) pages. First edition, limited to 365 copies. (Tanner and Alstrom 7.) Second production of this private press. The text of John Ruskin's letter to "My Dear Tinie." Sharp satire on British industrialization. READ MORE about THE TEXT OF JOHN RUSKIN'S LETTER TO 'MY DEAR TINIE ' WRITTEN FROM THE BRIDGE OF ALLAN ON 31...
(Harper Woods, MI: Adagio Press), 1983. 4to. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. Comments on the travails of the Adagio Press. Prospectus for William Blake Proverbs of Hell, laid in. Also laid in is a quote from Horace Walpole. READ MORE about STATUS REPORT 1983
Harper Woods, MI: The Adagio Press, 1976. 8vo. paper wrappers, mailing envelope. 27 pages. Printed in an edition limited to 325 numbered and signed copies. Tanner and Alstrom 34. This is a commonplace book of typographic exercises interspersed with notes on printing, typography and the private press. READ MORE about TYPOGRAPHIA I
Harper Woods, MI: The Adagio Press, 1979. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, mailing envelope. pp.29-60. Printed in an edition limited to 325 numbered copies. Tanner and Alstrom 37. A continuation of the work presented as Typographia 1. This copy is signed by the private press owner, Leonard Bahr. This is a commonplace book of typographic exercises interspersed with notes on printing, typography and the private press. Signed by Bahr next to limitation statement. READ MORE about TYPOGRAPHIA TWO
Contents: "An Introduction to the Adagio Press;" "A Tribute to Anton Bohm and his work and the Sans Souci Press;" "The Spirit of Liberty," by Judge Learned Hand; "Tribute, as if from a dead author," by Donald Weeks; "The Spring of the Year," by Samuel Johnson; "Interpretations and Insinuations, or, the image of the Adagio Press as seen graphically by its friends."
Harper Woods, Michigan: Adagio Press, (1963, 1964, 1964, n.d., 1965, 1965). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers; loose leaf; envelope. 12; 7+(1) pages; remainder unpaginated. Contents: "An Introduction to the Adagio Press;" "A Tribute to Anton Bohm and his work and the Sans Souci Press;" "The Spirit of Liberty," by Judge Learned Hand; "Tribute, as if from a dead author," by Donald Weeks; "The Spring of the Year," by Samuel Johnson; "Interpretations and Insinuations, or, the image... READ MORE about A TYPOGRAPHIC PASTICCIO
The text of the Sermonette delivered by The Reverend Allan A. Zaun at the wedding of Ann and Leonard Bahr Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church
Detroit: n.p., 1960. 8vo. stiff paper wrapper. unpaginated. The text of the Sermonette delivered by The Reverend Allan A. Zaun at the wedding of Ann and Leonard Bahr Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church. Limited to an edition of 210. Not in Tanner and Alstrom, but printed by Ann and Leonard Bahr of Adagio Press for presentation to their friends. A very attractive printing of the text read at the Bahr's wedding. READ MORE about BUT THE GREATEST OF THESE IS LOVE
1889. small 4to. contemporary half red calf with pastepaper-covered boards. p. 274-283. An article removed from Zeitschrift für Christliche Kunst, No. 9, 1889. From the reference library of the Zaehnsdorf Company with a commemorative booklabel loosely inserted. With the bookplate of the Zaehnsdorf Company. READ MORE about UEBER GESCHNITTENES LEDER, MIT LICHTDRUCK (TAFEL XIII) UND 4 ABBILDUNGEN
Pittsburgh: GATFPress, (1998). large 8vo. pictorial paper covered boards. (xiv), 221, (5) pages. Illustrated in color throughout. With the pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. READ MORE about THE GATF PRACTICAL GUIDE TO COLOR MANAGEMENT
London: Sotheby's, n.d. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 218, (2) pages. Catalogue of the auction held 6 November 2001. Contains a biography of Adams by Anthony Hobson, a general description of the library, and individual descriptions for each of the 369 items, including photographs, books, letters, and other ephemera. Illustrated in color throughout. Interior of wrappers decorated with Adams' bookplates. The results of the auction of all 601 items in the first and second part laid-in. READ MORE about LIBRARY OF FREDERICK B. ADAMS, JR. PART I: ENGLISH & AMERICAN LITERATURE
N.P. n.p., 1963. 4to. cord-tied stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. This keepsake consists of a menu for a luncheon in honor of Frederick B. Adams given on December 2, 1963, a chronology of "Some notable events at the Pierpont Morgan Library as seen by the Poets and Chroniclers," and a list of attendees. READ MORE about F.B.A. JR
From the Library of the Late George Matthew Adams
New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., 1963. 8vo. stiff paper wrapper. (iv), 52, (4) pages. From the Library of the Late George Matthew Adams. George Matthew Adams was a popular columnist at the turn of the 19th century. He was also an avid bookcollector. This auction catalogue includes 258 items in his library that pertain to American and British authors. Contains blank auction sheet laid-. Edgewear and lightly soiled. READ MORE about FIRST EDITIONS AND MANUSCRIPTS OF AMERICAN BRITISH AUTHORS
Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1968. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. (vi)315+(1) pages. First edition. Table of contents, bibliography of Adams's works, index. In two parts: a personal memoir by the author (who was acquainted with Adams), and select correspondence of Adams. READ MORE about JAMES TRUSLOW ADAMS: HISTORIAN OF THE AMERICAN DREAM