Montpelier: The Leahy Press, 1992. 8vo. paper wrappers. 16 leaves. Catalogue of a bookbinding exhibition. READ MORE about 10TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION OF THE NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER OF THE GUILD OF BOOK WORKERS
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(Stanford, CA): The Guild of Book Workers, 1998. 16mo. stiff paper wrappers, spiral bound. unpaginated. Catalogue of an exhibition of bindings 1998-1999. Arranged alphabetically by binder. Color illustrations throughout. READ MORE about ABECEDARIUM: AN EXHIBIT OF ALPHABET BOOKS
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 about ADOLF FLACH: BUCHEINBÄNDE UND SCHRIFTBLÄTTER
Paris, France: A. Durel, 1902. 4to. cloth, spine gilt-stamped. viii, 84, (2) plates. Text in French. Auction of the collection of Alexis, Vicomte de La Croix-Laval.(Blogie II, 245). 171 lots, with plates illustrating each. Alphabetical index precedes text. Ex-library with markings. Lacks plate 106. READ MORE about ALBUM DE CENT SOIXANTE-ET-ONZE REPRODUCTIONS DE RELIURES D'ART EXÉCUTÉES SUR DES ÉDITIOINS DE...
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 about ALEXANDRE LOEWY (1906-1995), UN LIBRAIRE DANS LE SIÈCLE
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 about THE ANDRUS BINDERY, A HISTORY OF THE SHOP 1831-1838
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 about ARCHITECTURE ET BEAUX LIVRES ANCIENS
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 about ART & MÉTIERS DU LIVRE
New York: Parke-Bernet, 1944. small 4to. paper wrappers. (x), 228 pages. Especially strong in press books and fine printing. Wrappers chipped around edges. Some prices realized penciled in. READ MORE about ARTS OF THE BOOK, PRINTING, ILLUSTRATING, BINDING ... THE SPLENDID LIBRARY FORMED BY THE LATE...
Wiesbaden, Germany: Harrossowitz Verlag, 2006. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 200 pages. Text in German. Table of contents, foreword by Rolf Griebel, introduction by Bettina Wagner, bibliography, index. Ninety color plates with descriptive information. READ MORE about AUßEN ANSICHTEN BUCHEINBÄNDE AUS 1000 JAHREN AUS DEN BESTÄNDEN DER BAYERISCHEN...
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 about BEAUX LIVRES ANCIENS, RARES ET PRÉCIEUX, MANUSCRITS ET IMPRIMÉS, RICHES RELIURES ARMORIÉES
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 about BEAUX LIVRES MODERNES LA PLUPART REVÊTUS DE TRÈS RICHES RELIURES ET ENRICHIS DE PRÉCIEUX...
(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 about BEAUX LIVRES MODERNES, RELIURES D'ART. ALBUM DES RELIURES
London, England: Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1895. 4to. original stiff paper wrappers bound in later half cloth, paper-covered boards, paper spine label, top edge cut, other edges uncut. variously paginated. 3 volumes. Union List 1, 666. Limited to 850 copies. This is the first three volumes of a total of twelve. See S-K 1722 and other works for contributions to this periodical. Partial set of one of the most important periodicals devoted to... READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAPHICA, PAPERS ON BOOKS THEIR HISTORY AND ART
Milano: Ulrico Hoepli, 1935. 4to. later cloth with original front cover bound-in. (vi), 58, (2) pages followed by 32 plates. All 32 plates contain tipped-in illustrations of fine bindings. Estimated price list bound-in. Some foxing of endpapers. READ MORE about LA BIBLIOTECA DI EUGENIO DE BEAUHARNAIS, VICERÈ D'ITALIA. PARTE II
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 about BIBLIOTHECA BIBLIOGRAPHICA BRESLAUERIANA
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 about BIBLIOTHECA BIBLIOGRAPHICA BRESLAUERIANA
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 about BIBLIOTHÈQUE B***, LIVRES ANCIENS RARES ET PRÉCIEUX, RICHES RELIURES ANCIENNES ARMORIÉES
(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 about BIBLIOTHÈQUE D'UN AMATEUR TRÈS BEAUX LIVRES ILLUSTRÉS DE L'ÉPOQUE ROMANTIQUE DONT CERTAINS...
Paris: Georges Blaizot, (1966). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 43, (3) pages. Auction sale catalogue with illustrations in black and white. Newspaper clipping with prices realized loosely inserted (which has yellowed facing pages. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHÈQUE D'UN AMATEUR TRÈS BEAUX LIVRES MODERNES ... IMPORTANTES RELIURES DE P. BONET, G....
Paris: Jean Louis Picard, 1993. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. Not paginated. Auction sale of books in bindings. Ten plates of bindings with most in color. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHEQUE D'UN AMATEUR, BEL ENSEMBLE D'OUVRAGES, PRINCIPALEMENT DU XVIIIe SIECLE, DANS DE...
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 about BIBLIOTHÈQUE D'UN AMATEUR
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 about BIBLIOTHÈQUE D'UN AMATEUR
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 about BIBLIOTHÈQUE DE FEU M. PAUL MAY, AMSTERDAM, PREMIÈRE PARTIE