(Westminster: Beaumont Press, 1926). 8vo. quarter vellum with illustrated paper-covered boards. 125+(1) pages. Printed in an edition limited to 390 numbered copies of which this is one of 310 printed on handmade paper. The twenty-first book issued by the Beaumont Press. The typography and binding produced by Cyril William Beaumont on his press at 75 Charing Cross Road, the decorated cover designed by B. Claudia Guercio, and the title page by Randolph Schwabe. These letters... READ MORE about THE LETTERS OF J.E. FLECKER TO FRANK SAVERY
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(Westminster: Beaumont Press, 1920). small 8vo. quarter cloth, patterned paper-covered boards. (iv), 41,(3) pages. A Book of Poems. (Cyril W. Beaumont, The First Score, 42-46; Ransom, 210). Limited to 260 copies printed on handmade paper. This is the tenth book issued by the press. The cover and decorations designed and cut on wood by Ethelbert White. Boards rubbed and soiled. READ MORE about HOME
London, England: Geoffrey Bles, 1928. 4to. quarter vellum, cloth, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, paper slipcase. x, 141, (3) pages. Limited to 500 numbered copies. From the French of L'Abbé Prévost. List of illustrations, introduction by J. Lewis May. Decorations by John Austen (Horne 80-82). Color frontispiece and illustrations in. Slipcase torn along spine and tanned. Endpapers tanned. READ MORE about MANON LESCAUT
Chiswick, London, England: Caradoc Press, 1902. 8vo. cloth, front cover gilt-stamped, top edge cut, other edges uncut. (18) pages. Limited to 270 copies, of which this is one of 250 copies printed on paper. Borders, initials, and ornaments designed on wood by H.D. and H.G. Webb. A poem of unknown authorship from a manuscript at the library of Lambeth Palace, probably written in the early 15th century. Covers lightly tanned at edges. Previous owner's bookplate... READ MORE about QUIA AMORE LANGUEO
Oxford, England: B.H. Blackwell, 1901. 12mo. paper-covered boards, label on front cover, top edge cut, other edges uncut. xvi, 39+(1) pages. Limited to 350 copies (Madan 50). First edition of a reprint issued at the private press of C.H.O. Daniel. Edited with introduction by William Barclay Squire. Facsimile of title of original edition (London: 1610). Dedication, table of contents. Twenty one poetic works. Presentation from publisher on front free endpaper. List of alterations in spellings... READ MORE about THE MUSES GARDIN FOR DELIGHTS, OR THE FIFT BOOK OF AYRES, ONELY FOR THE LUTE, THE BASE-VYOLL AND...
Cedar Rapids: Privately printed at The Torch Press, 1910. tall 8vo. cloth-backed boards. 51 pages. First edition, limited to 200 copies. With a number of full page illustrations showing title pages of Dickens's American editions. Presentation on free endpaper "Dr. Dudley Tenney, with compliments of William Glyde Wilkins, July 23/10." Also with T.L.s. from Wilkins to Tenney dated the same date and meant to accompany this copy tipped-in. This copy has the usual illustrations but... READ MORE about FIRST AND EARLY AMERICAN EDITIONS OF THE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS
Found after his death in his cell at Silexedra, Bequeathed to Philautus, Sonnes, nursed up with their father in England. Fetcht from the Canaries by T.L. Gent
(New Rochelle, NY: Elston Press, 1902). 8vo. cloth, gilt top edge, gilt lettering on spine. (iv), 123, (3) pages. Found after his death in his cell at Silexedra, Bequeathed to Philautus, Sonnes, nursed up with their father in England. Fetcht from the Canaries by T.L. Gent. Limited to an edition of 160 (Johnson, 12). Part of the series of "Shakespearean Reprints." Rosalynde was thought to have been the basis for some of the themes in... READ MORE about ROSALYNDE, OR EUPHUES GOLDEN LEGACIE
Selected and Arranged in Chronological Order with a Preface by H. J. C. Grierson
London: Florence Press, 1923. 8vo. half vellum, paper-covered boards, top edge gilt. xxx, 397+(1) pages. Selected and Arranged in Chronological Order with a Preface by H. J. C. Grierson. Special edition, limited to 260 copies (Ransom p. 279.) A beautiful edition containing selections from Childe Harold's Pilgrimage; Beppo, A Venetian Story; Don Juan; Cain, A Mystery; and The Vision of Judgment. Unopened. Offset on free front endpaper. Leaf edges browned. Boards slightly warped due to... READ MORE about POEMS OF LORD BYRON
London, England: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1921. 12mo. paper covered boards, label on spine and front cover. 140, (2) pages. Limited to 550 copies (Cave and Manson 12-13; Chanticleer 1). Table of contents. A collection of tales. Spine lightly sunned. Covers lightly soiled. Endpapers tanned. READ MORE about ADAM & EVE & PINCH ME
Bisley: Golden Cockerel Press for the Author, 1929. 8vo. cloth, top edge gilt. 135 pages. Limited to 300 numbered copies printed. Printed on handmade paper. Spine faded. Not listed in Chanticleer. READ MORE about THE WILL TO FUNCTION, A PHILOSOPHICAL STUDY
London: Noel Douglas, (1927). small 4to. boards. (ii) pages followed by the facsimile. Facsimile of the first edition, printed in 1770. Part of a series entitled "The Noel Douglas Replicas." Some foxing of covers. READ MORE about THE DESERTED VILLAGE, A POEM
Richmond, Surrey, England: Hogarth Press, 1923. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 98, (2) pages. Second edition (Woolmer 29). List of works by the author on verso of title. Table of contents, introduction. Publications by the press follows text. Wrappers chipped and tanned at edges and along spine. Bottom of front cover stained. Foxing on endpapers. Front inside hinge cracked. READ MORE about PHAROS AND PHARILLON
London: Eton College, 1920. large 8vo. vellum, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. (x), 87, (3) pages. Privately printed by C.T. Jacobi for Eton College in the Riccardi Press fount of the Medici Society Limited. Edward Philip Prince, William Morris' punchcutter, later cut type for other private presses, including the Riccardi Press types for the Medici Society. Both typography and type in this book of 29 poems of Thomas Gray still show a strong Morris influence... READ MORE about POEMS BY THOMAS GRAY
London: The Nonesuch Press, 1926. large 8vo. polished cloth over bevelled boards, leather spine label, fore and bottom edges deckled. xx, 213, (3) pages. Published in a limited edition of 1050 numbered copies on Dutch rag paper in Monotype Bodoni. (Dreyfus no.34) Edited with an introduction by John Sparrow.Full text of The Mistriss along with selections from across the corpus of his works. Only included are works which made "a claim to interest or beauty."... READ MORE about THE MISTRESS, WITH OTHER SELECT POEMS
London: The Nonesuch Press, 1930. large 8vo. quarter dark blue cloth with light blue ingres paper sides, light blue spine label. All edges untrimmed. xxxvi, 401+(1); (vi) 443+(1) pages. 2 volumes. Published in a limited edition of 1000 numbered copies, of which this is one of 900. (Dreyfus no. 66). Part of the Nonesuch "Restoration Dramatists" series. Edited with an introduction by Charles Stonehill. Monotype Caslon with Stephenson Blake Old Face Open. Several pages unopened. READ MORE about THE COMPLETE WORKS OF GEORGE FARQUHAR
London, England: The Nonesuch Press, 1924-1927. 4to. Japon vellum boards, gilt-embossed ornamentation to covers and spine, fore-edge uncut. variously paginated. 5 volumes. Limited to 1000 copies (Rogerson, 67-8). In five volumes: Genesis-Ruth, Samuel-Psalms, Proverbs-Malachi, the New Testament, and the Apocrypha. Copperplate illustrations designed and engraved by Stephen Gooden. Printed by Frederick Hall, printer to Oxford University. Without the usual division of biblical books into chapters and verses. Covers wearing and cracking along spine. Light tanning... READ MORE about THE HOLY BIBLE REPRINTED ACCORDING TO THE AUTHORIZED VERSION 1611
London: Printed for the Nonesuch Press by Walter Lewis at the University Press, 1929. small 4to. marbled paper-covered boards, paper label on front. 27+(1) pages. Limited to 1525 numbered copies. (McKitterick, 62). Covers faded. Foxing of first and last leaves. READ MORE about LOVE'S PROGRESS OR THE EDUCATION OF ARAMINTA
N.P. Nonesuch Press, 1925. 12mo. boards. 15 pages. Paper covering cracked along front hinge. Loosely inserted is an announcement of "Plato's Symposium." READ MORE about NONESUCH BOOKS FOR CHRISTMAS 1925, FOR SPRING 1926 WITH A HAND LIST OF BOOKS HITHERTO PUBLISHED...
Soho: The Nonesuch Press, 1923. 4to. decorated paper-covered boards, label on front board. (iv), 14, (2) pages. Limited to 725 numbered copies (Rogerson 42).. Printed for Nonesuch by the Kynoch Press. The Basia of Iohannus Secundus. Johannes Secundus (1511-1536), born Jan Everaerts in The Hague, produced several volumes of poetry and prose. Title page bordered in red decoration, the text in black. Boards warped and torn at edges and along spine. READ MORE about KISSES BEING THE BASIA OF IOHANNES SECUNDUS
(Flansham, Bognor Regis, Sussex, England: The Pear Tree Press, 1929). 16mo. silver paper-covered boards printed in black, paper front cover label. (14) pages. Limited to 150 numbered copies (Modern British and Private Presses 141). The first volume of the Black Letter Series. Printed in silver and black inks. Format, decorations, and woodcut illustrations by James Guthrie. Decorations in silver ink. Covers rubbed and scuffed along spine and at corners. READ MORE about TE DEUM LAUDAMUS AND NUNC DIMITTIS, FROM THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER
London: The Pegasus Press, 1928. 8vo. paper wrappers. 32 pages. First catalogue released by the press. Comprehensive descriptive information about each item offered. Indices of authors, titles, and subjects. Wrappers slightly bent near edges. Foxing throughout text. READ MORE about THE PEGASUS PRESS CATALOGUE 1
Londini: Apud P.H. Lee Warner Mediceae Societatis librarium, 1911. 8vo. publisher's quarter cloth with blue paper-covered boards, paper spine and cover labels, paper-covered slipcase, dust jacket. viii, 318, (2) pages. Finely printed in an edition limited to 1000 numbered copies by the Riccardi Press for the members of the Medici Society. Printed with initial letters in dark green throughout on specially watermarked Riccardi Press paper. The collected works of this Roman lyric, erotic, and epigrammatic... READ MORE about CATULLI, TIBULLI, PROPERTI CARMINA QUAE EXTANT OMNIA
London: Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society, 1912. 8vo. half-cloth over boards. 30, (6) pages. Limited to 530 numbered copies. The first book printed in Riccardi 11-point face. (Tompkinson p.150). The Riccardi Press Booklets, No.1.Spine age darkened. and rubbed along edges. READ MORE about THE KING WHO KNEW NOT FEAR, A TALE OF OTHER DAYS
(Ditchling, England: St. Dominic's Press, 1925). oblong 8vo. quarter cloth, paper-covered boards. unpaginated. Sewell 66. Written and illustrated by W.R. Macklin and H.A. Rigby. A description of the sixteen pictures in Christ's Hospital Chapel by Frank Brangwyn. Includes a general essay and descriptions, with illustrations, of each. Covers sunned at edges. Tanning on and along spine. READ MORE about THE DECORATIVE PAINTINGS IN CHRIST'S HOSPITAL CHAPEL MCMXIII--MCMXXIII
With Illustrations by Joyce Garrick.
Chelsea: Swan Press, 1927. small 8vo. quarter creme colored cloth with paper spine label, decorated paper covered boards with repeating design of swans. (x), 14, (2) pages. With Illustrations by Joyce Garrick. Limited to 250 numbered copies; this copy is out of series (Ransom Swan Press 4). The Swan Press was founded in 1926 by L. D'O. Walters, M.H.H. Walters, and Miss M.P. Eyre. Ransom lists 11 books produced up to 1928. This book is... READ MORE about GATHERED TOGETHER