Ascona, Switzerland: (Centro del Bel Libro), 1985. square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 67+(1) pages. Text in Italian, German, and French. Introductory comments by Markus Kündig and Bruno Krähenbühl. Biographical sketch of Bonet. Reports of the jury and list of prize winners. List of participants. Black and white illustrations. READ MORE
Wolfenbüttel, Germany: Herzog August Bibliothek, 1996. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 23+(1) pages. Text in German. Based on an exhibition at the Malerbuchkabinett, 1996. Specimen of Flach's buntpapier tipped in on front free endpaper. Black and white illustrations in text. READ MORE
Livres illustrés modernes, prestigieuses reliures, Editions originales, Manuscrits.
Paris: Loudmer, 1996. small 4to. paper-covered boards. Not paginated. Livres illustrés modernes, prestigieuses reliures, Editions originales, Manuscrits. Auction sale with color illustrations throughout. Three page biographical sketch of this collector by Francois Chapon. 287 lots. One corner bumped. READ MORE
Hartford: Privately printed at The Sign of the Stone Book, 1940. 8vo. half-cloth over boards, paper spine label. 46 pages. S-K 5629. First edition. With an introduction by Newton C. Brainard. Reprint of a manuscript notebook kept by apprentices for this early 19th-century bookbinding firm. Complimentary card tipped-in. READ MORE
Organisee par Ader Picard Tajan.
Monte-Carlo: n.p. 1986. oblong 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 232, (2) pages. Organisee par Ader Picard Tajan. Auction catalogue, July 1, 1986, held at the Hotel Hermitage, Monte-Carlo, organisee en collaboration avec la Société des Bains de Mer, a la requete de la Ste Art Monaco. Lots 1-154 are architecture related. Lots 155-232 is a selection of incunabula, illuminated manuscripts, prints, and fine bindings. Fully illustrated. Randeria bookplate on half-title page. Corners bumped. READ MORE
Revue Internationale de la Reliure, de la Bibliophilie et de l'Estampe
Paris: 1990-1997. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. variously paginated. Revue Internationale de la Reliure, de la Bibliophilie et de l'Estampe. Text in French. Collection of 22 issues of Art & Métiers du Livre, a magazine devoted to the book arts. Consists of the following numbers: 163, 164, 170, 171, 172, 174, 183, 185, 186, 187, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 203, 204. Each issue contains numerous illustrations in color and black-and-white, as well as many interesting articles about bookbinding, book illustration, and other book arts. READ MORE
Paris: L. Giraud-Badin, 1937. 4to. later cloth, leather spine label. (iv), 70, (4) pages and 16 plates. Blogie II, 338. The expert was Étienne Ader. With 267 lots for sale. 16 plates mostly depicting these fine bindings. With the Randeria bookplate. READ MORE
Paris: L. Giraud-Badin, 1939. 4to. later cloth, leather spine label. 64 pages followed by the 24 plates. Blogie II, 344. The expert was Étienne Ader. With 176 lots for sale. 24 full-page plates mostly showing fine bindings. With the Randeria bookplate. READ MORE
(Paris): M. Delestre, 1907. small 4to. contemporary cloth with original stiff paper wrappers bound-in. 40 leaves. Auction sale from December 4, 1907 (Blogie p.263 who references this album of bindings). An album of illustrations of the bookbindings appearing in an upcoming auction sale. Forty modern French bindings illustrated in black-and-white. From the reference library of the Zaehnsdorf Company with a commemorative booklabel loosely inserted. READ MORE
Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1997. 4to. paper wrappers. 80 pages. VOLUME 2, NO.8, AUG. 97. Romance! Lost children! Exotic folklore! Political activism! Fine bindings! This issue of Biblio has it all: the story of how a book brought Walter Matthau and his wife together; the mysterious disappearance of a child prodigy; the personal ghosts that drove Lafcadio Hearn; how Ben Hecht became an influential activist; and an introduction to AIR neufan international organization dedicated to innovation in binding. READ MORE
London: Bibliographical Society, 1945. 4to. cloth-backed boards. vii, 215 pages. S-K 179 for Goldschmidt's article on early bookbinding. Contains 12 chapters including ones giving a history of the Society, a bibliography of publications, and others. Spine slightly darkened; corners bumped. READ MORE
New York, NY: Christie's, 2005. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 227+(1); 363+(1); 339+(1) pages. 3 Volumes. Auction, March 21, 2005. The collection of antiquarian bookseller Martin Breslauer, sold in three portions. The first (lots 1-150) included manuscripts, association copies, and fine bindings. The second (lots 151-906) included antiquarian catalogues. The third (lots 907-1638) included books printed on vellum, bibliographies, books about books, manuscripts, and bookbinding. Each volume with indices and references. Color illustrations throughout. READ MORE
New York, NY: Christie's, 2005. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 227+(1); 363+(1); 339+(1) pages. 2 Volumes. Auction, March 21, 2005. The collection of antiquarian bookseller Martin Breslauer, sold in three portions. The first (lots 1-150) included manuscripts, association copies, and fine bindings. The second (lots 151-906) included antiquarian catalogues. The third catalogue described books printed on vellum, bibliographies, books about books, manuscripts, and bookbinding. That volume is not present. Each volume with indices and references. Color illustrations throughout. READ MORE
Paris: Giraud-Badin, 1934. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 56 pages followed by the plates. Catalogue of Sale held October 30, 1934. (Blogie II, 327). Identified in pencil on the wrapper as the Blumenthal collection. Covers chipped around edges. Contains 15 plates printed on special glossy paper. 124 items auctioned and with an index of provenance. READ MORE
(Paris, France: M. Étienne Ader), 1964. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 57, (3) pages. Text in French. Blogie II, 383. 159 lots. Featuring Romantic era bookbindings. 12 black and white plates. Wrappers lightly soiled and torn at top and bottom of spine. READ MORE
Paris: Ader Tajan, 1992. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. Not paginated. Auction sale of April 7, 1992. With bindings by Koehler, Purgold, Thouvenin, Simier and Vogel. 104 items described and with some plates in color. Randeria bookplate on title page. READ MORE
Paris: Ader Tajan, 1991. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. Not paginated. Auction sale held on November 25th, 1991. 225 lots described with many illustrations including a number in color. Prices realized loosely inserted. Randeria bookplate on half-title. READ MORE
Zurich: H. Schumann, 1949. small 4to. later cloth with original stiff paper wrappers bound-in, leather spine label, top edge gilt. (ii), 44, (8) pages; 48 plates. Catalogue for an auction held October 19, 1949, in Zurich of items from the renowned Dutch bibliophile's collection. Contains 150 entries and 48 plates. Depicted are Elzevier's La Bible (1663), richly bound by Magnus; the Kelmscott Press's Chaucer bound by Douglas Cockerell; beautifully detailed illustrations of clothing, furniture from... READ MORE
Paris: Jules Meynial - L. Giraud-Badin, 1924. 4to. later cloth, leather spine label. (iv), 108, (4) pages and 52 plates. Blogie II, 297. A second part was issued later which sold prints and drawings. This sale listed 331 lots and was accompanied by 52 plates of bindings. With the Randeria bookplate. READ MORE
3 volumes, complete.
Paris: Leopold Carteret and Lille: Émile Raoust-Leleu, 1925. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (iv),vi,98,(4); (iv),203,(7); (iv),vi,247,(7) pages. 3 volumes, complete. (Blogie Volume II, pp.299,300,301) The complete set of this important auction sale. Filled with tipped-in plates showing many of the fine bindings in the collection. The plates for volumes two and three are loosely inserted in separate paper portfolios as issued. Wrappers worn; pages fine. Spine mostly missing on volume one, but complete. Volume three, spine... READ MORE