Cambridge: Cambridge University Library, 1902. small 8vo. cloth-backed paper covered boards. (vi), 203 pages. With a one page introduction by "F.J." (Francis Jenkinson). Very scarce. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF A COLLECTION OF EARLY PRINTED AND OTHER BOOKS BEQUEATHED TO THE LIBRARY BY JOHN...
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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, (1959). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xix, 463 pages. First edition. 2651 entries with complete pagination and plates given. Slight foxing of jacket spine. READ MORE about THE RAMPAGING HERD, A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS ON MEN AND EVENTS IN THE CATTLE INDUSTRY
Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press, (1954). thick 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xiii, 426, (2) pages. First edition. 1132 entries with annotations. Presentation on front free endpaper "Inscribed to W.H. Edwars with very best wishes. May you find this book of some interest as well as a working tool. Cordially yours, Ramon R. Adams." Jacket chipped along edges with spots on back cover. READ MORE about SIX-GUNS AND SADDLE LEATHER, A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS ON WESTERN OUTLAWS AND GUNMEN
Ann Arbor: The William L. Clements Library, 1928. tall 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 46 pages. Limited to 750 copies. Illustrated. Some spotting of front cover. READ MORE about PAPERS OF LORD GEORGE GERMAIN, A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE STOPFORD-SACKVILLE PAPERS NOW IN THE...
Ann Arbor: The Clements Library Associates, 1951. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. (8) pages. Small pamphlet with biographical content printed to commemorate the life of this noted librarian. READ MORE about RANDOLPH GREENFIELD ADAMS, 1892-1951
Ann Arbor: William L. Clements Library, 1962. large 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 35 pages. Limited to 750 copies. Includes a bibliography by Georgia Haugh and a biography by Howard H. Peckham. READ MORE about A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF RANDOLPH G. ADAMS WITH AN INTRODUCTRY MEMOIR
London: The Bibliographical Society, 1985. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. xiv, 54 pages. Study of this English publisher and their productions from the 17th century to the later part of the 18th century. Corners bent. READ MORE about NON-CARTOGRAPHICAL MARITIME WORKS PUBLISHED BY MOUNT AND PAGE, A PRELIMINARY HANDLIST
London: The Bibliographical Society, 1985. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. xiv, 54 pages. Study of this English publisher and their productions from the 17th century to the later part of the 18th century. Distributed for the Bibliographical Society. READ MORE about NON-CARTOGRAPHICAL MARITIME WORKS PUBLISHED BY MOUNT AND PAGE, A PRELIMINARY HANDLIST
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New York: Garland Publishing, 1981. 8vo. cloth. xviii page introductory material followed by 288 page facsimile, (4) pages. With a new introduction by John Bidwell. Reprint of the 1844 second edition. (Bigmore & Wyman I,3). The first edition was issued in 1837. This was the second practical printing manual issued by an American author; it was compiled from many of the facts given by Hansard and Johnson. Illustrated. READ MORE about TYPOGRAPHIA: OR THE PRINTER'S INSTRUCTOR; A BRIEF SKETCH OF THE ORIGIN RISE, AND PROGRESS OF THE...
Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie Institute of Technology, n.d. (circa 1963). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (iii), 51 pages. An exhibition catalogue of 284 entries. "This is an exhibition of Adansoniana: the books, letters, and manuscripts of the man - Michael Adanson, and associated publications and documents about him and his colleagues; the portraits and other likenesses alleged to be of him, augmented by those of his associates and critics." (from the introduction). READ MORE about A GUIDE TO THE ADANSON EXHIBITION
(New York, NY: The Art Directos Club, 1990). 4to. self paper wrappers. 20; 22; 22;; 24 pages. 4 Volumes. Includes Vol. 70, numbers 1, 2, 3, and 4. Published for advertising, publication, and graphic designers. Illustrations throughout. Focuses on graphic and commercial design. READ MORE about ADC: THE JOURNAL OF THE ART DIRECTORS CLUB, INC
London: H.D. Symonds, et al. 1801. 8vo. contemporary full marbled calf, spine gilt with black leather spine labels. thousands of pages. 8 volumes. Reprint of this famous periodical. "Comprending, Addison, Steele, Parnell, Hughes, Budgell, Eusden, Tickell, and Pope. with Critical Remarks on their Respective Writings." Minor wear at spine ends. Bookplate. Well preserved set. READ MORE about THE SPECTATOR; WITH ILLUSTRATIVE NOTES. TO WHICH ARE PREFIXED, THE LIVES OF THE AUTHORS
Paris: Librairies-Imprimeries Réunies, n.d. (circa 1894). 8vo. modern cloth with original stiff paper wrapper bound-in. (viii), x, 379, (3) pages. First edition. A manual of reproduction processes. Includes 140 illustrations within the text and examples of each process reproducing original designs of the author. Techniques discussed in this volume include dry point, lithography, heliogravure, and various color processes. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. A xerox of the entry for Adeline in... READ MORE about LES ARTS DE REPRODUCTION VULGARISES
Bryn Mawr: Bryn Mawr College Library, 1976. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 48 pages. Introduction by Adelman followed by descriptions of some of the collections of this book-collector. Presentation from Seymour Adelman on half-title. READ MORE about THE ADELMAN COLLECTION
N.P. (Sutter House, 1979). tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Presentation from Adelman on title page. Two cards loosely inserted announcing a celebration in honor of Seymour Adelman. A memorial for Francis Lewis Randolph, a young book collector. READ MORE about FRANCIS LEWIS RANDOLPH 1951-1974
Lititz: Sutter House, 1977. 8vo. cloth. xii, 210, (2) pages. First edition. An excellent series of well written essays by the well known bookcollector, Seymour Adelman. Limited to 650 copies. Signed by the author on the half-title. READ MORE about THE MOVING PAGEANT, A SELECTION OF ESSAYS
Nendeln, Liechtenstein: Kraus Reprint, 1968. 8vo. cloth, leather spine label. xx, 344 pages followed by 40 plates. Reprinted from Studies of the Warburg Institute, No. 7, 1939. A study of how examples and influences of Ancient art shaped the development of Medieval art. The first part examines how the classical era and humanism were studied through the fifteenth-century. Part two focus on knowledge of classical art in the Middle Ages and the final section debates... READ MORE about INFLUENCES ANTIQUES DANS L'ART DU MOYEN AGE FRANCAIS
New York: McGraw Hill Book Co., (1964). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 254 pages. First U.S. edition. With 168 plates including 9 in color. Translated from the French by M.I. Martin. With the pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. Minor jacket wear. READ MORE about GRAPHIC ART OF THE 18TH CENTURY
New York: The Grolier Club, 1964. tall 12mo. cloth. xii, 118 pages. First edition, one of 800 copies printed for the Grolier Club out of a total edition of 2100 copies (Asaf 130). Essays by Adams, Winterich, Adler and others. Ink ownership inscription on free endpaper. READ MORE about ELMER ADLER IN THE WORLD OF BOOKS
Princeton: Princeton Univ. 1964. tall 12mo. cloth. xii, 118 pages. First edition, one of 750 copies printed for Princeton Univ. out of a total edition of 2100 copies. Essays by Adams, Winterich, Adler and others. READ MORE about ELMER ADLER IN THE WORLD OF BOOKS
New York: The Typophiles, 1964. tall 12mo. cloth. xii, 118 pages. First edition, one of 400 copies printed for The Typophiles out of a total edition of 2100 copies. Essays by Adams, Winterich, Adler and others. READ MORE about ELMER ADLER IN THE WORLD OF BOOKS
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1937. 8vo. embossed black cloth. 196 pages. First collected edition. With facsimiles and other illustrations. Includes Christopher Morley and Rockwell Kent. Spine faded. Corner of free endpaper chipped off. READ MORE about BREAKING INTO PRINT BEING A COMPILATION OF PAPERS WHEREIN EACH OF A SELECT GROUP OF AUTHORS TELLS...