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
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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
Bristol, England: Harveys of Bristol, (1970). 32mo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Introduction. Color illustrations throughout. An alphabetical look at Bristol, England and the beverages produced there. notably Harvey's Bristol Cream. READ MORE about ALPHABET OF BRISTOL CREAM
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
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...
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
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, (2000). 8vo. quarter cloth, paper-covered boards. xii, 250, (2) pages. Table of contents, foreword by Jeffrey Burton Russell, introduction, endnotes, bibliographic essay, acknowledgments. A history of the significance of dust based on modern scientific discoveries. READ MORE about DUST: A HISTORY OF THE SMALL AND THE INVISIBLE
Worcester (MA): American Antiquarian Society, 1987. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, cloth-covered slipcase with paper label on front. 183+(1); 81 pages. 2 volumes. The American Antiquarian Society was founded in 1812 by the printer Isaiah Thomas and associates for the purpose of preserving the records of the American Revolution. The Society is today a major archive of materials for American History. One volume is a brief history of the Society and a description of its collections... READ MORE about THE COLLECTIONS AND PROGRAMS OF THE AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY: A 175TH ANNIVERSARY GUIDE
N.P. American Antiquarian Society, n.d. 8vo. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. An original print of a portrait of Isaiah Thomas from the steel plate engraved by Stephen A. Schoff, drawn by Hammatt Billings. First used in Little and Brown's issue of Buckingham's Reminiscences (Boston, 1850). Thomas was the founder of the Society. Includes a biographical sketch of Thomas. READ MORE about PRESENTATION FOR DAVID A. FRASER FROM THE AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY
Worcester: AAS, 1969. 4to. paper wrappers. 138 pages. Extensively illustrated. READ MORE about A SOCIETY'S CHIEF JOYS, AN EXHIBITION FROM THE COLLECTIONS OF THE AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY
Wilmington: Delaware State Division, American Association of University Women, n.d. (circa 1966). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 48 pages. See 88733 for first history of this organization. This volume covers 1956 to 1966. READ MORE about HISTORY OF THE WILMINGTON BRANCH, AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN, VOL. III