(Sudbury, MA): Kurbel Books, 1986. miniature book (5.1 x 4.9 cm.). red cloth stamped in gilt. (8) pages printed accordian style. Limited to 300 numbered copies signed by Rev. Joseph L. Curran, the publisher and E. Helene Sherman (Bradbury, Kurbel 6). Layout by Robert E. Massmann, and calligraphy and hand-illuminating by E. Helene Sherman. READ MORE about 117TH PSALM
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London: the Nonesuch Press, 1929. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, paper cover label. 31+(1) pages. Beautifully printed by The Westminster Press. Lightly age darkened at the edges. Light soiling. READ MORE about 1930 PROSPECTUS AND RETROSPECTUS OF THE NONESUCH PRESS
Bethesda: The Gallimaufry Press, 1974. oblong 12mo. paper wrappers. 8 leaves. Limited to 100 copies printed by Ken Hammel. Reproductions of Binny & Ronaldson Roman No.1, Farmer's original Old Style Italic and Goudy's Newstyle. READ MORE about 3 AMERICAN TYPE FACES
New York: Center for Book Arts, 2015. 6.5 x 9 inches. paperback, paper dust jacket. unpaginated. Limited to only 40 numbered copies. In honor of the 40th Anniversary of the Center for Book Arts, the past curators of the annual Broadside Reading Series, now in it's 15th year, were invited to write a collaborative poem. Sharon Dolin, who co-founded the Broadside Reading Series with former Center for Book Arts Executive Director Rory Golden, served as... READ MORE about 7 NIGHTS, 28 POETS: A CENTER FOR THE BOOK ARTS 40TH CENTURY ANNIVERSARY PUBLICATION
Worcester, MA: Achille J. St. Onge, 1950. miniature book (8.0 x 5.3 cm). leather, gilt-stamped covers and spine, all edges gilt. viii, 76 pages. Limited to 1500 copies. Bradbury, St. Onge 7. Frontispiece portrait of Lincoln by Alexander Hesler. Table of contents, foreword by Carl E. Wahlstrom. A collection of noteworthy letters and speeches by the 16th President. Includes excerpts from Lincoln's message to Congress of December 1, 1862, the Gettysburg Address, and Lincoln's Second... READ MORE about ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES 1861-1865: SELECTIONS FROM HIS WRITINGS
Dedham, MA: Lantern Press, 1969. square 16mo. paper wrappers. 12 leaves. A collection of quotations on peace and tolerance, using the square as a decorative motive. Christmas greetings from Carl and Evelyn Masson loosely inserted. READ MORE about ACCORD
Kansas City, MO: The Lowell Press, 1923. 12mo. cloth, label on front cover, bottom edge uncut. unpaginated. Limited to 75 numbered copies, signed by publisher on colophon. Written by the author of "A Book of Werse" and "other works." Author's note. Dedicated to D. Frank Sullivan of the Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Front joint and hinges cracked. READ MORE about AN ACCOUNT OF THE EXPERIENCES OF A TRAVELLER
Evanston, IL: The Press of Ward Schori, 1987. miniature book (6.3 x 5.2 cm). cloth, front cover gilt-stamped. unpaginated. Limited to 120 copies (Bradbury, Schori 43). Frontispiece. Introductory remarks. The obituary of Addie Elizabeth Haley of Buda, Illinois. READ MORE about ADDIE: AN OBITUARY-1895
New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1939. 8vo. cloth. (viii), 27, (3) pages. First edition. Keepsake No.58 issued by the A.I.G.A. On the printing of the Museum Press under the direction of Henry Watson Kent. Contains essays by Updike, Rollins, Ivins, Rogers and Kent. Wear at head of spine. READ MORE about ADDRESSES GIVEN AT THE OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION OF METROPOLITAN MUSEUM PRINTING HELD IN THE...
Worcester, MA: Achille J. St. Onge, 1977. miniature book (6.9 x 4.9 cm). full blue morocco, all edges gilt. (viii), 24, (2) pages. Limited to 1000 copies. (Bradbury, St. Onge, 46; Massmann no.46). Printed by the Stanbrook Abbey Press and binding planned by Sydney M. Cockerell with drawings by Joan Tebbutt and executed by Weatherby Woolnough. Slightly age darkened along edges. READ MORE about THE ADDRESSES OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II DELIVERED AT WESTMINSTER HALL AND GUILDHALL ON...
Worcester, MA: Achille J. St. Onge, 1977. miniature book (6.9 x 4.9 cm). full blue morocco, all edges gilt. (viii), 24, (2) pages. Limited to 1000 copies. (Bradbury, St. Onge, 46; Massmann no.46). Printed by the Stanbrook Abbey Press and binding planned by Sydney M. Cockerell with drawings by Joan Tebbutt and executed by Weatherby Woolnough. Slightly age darkened along edges. Small label of private collector in corner of back inside pastedown. READ MORE about THE ADDRESSES OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II DELIVERED AT WESTMINSTER HALL AND GUILDHALL ON...
Philadelphia, PA: The Quicksilver Associates, 1935. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket, fore-edge uncut. 55+(1) pages. Limited to 300 numbered copies. Table of contents, list of illustrations, introduction, index. A collection of poetry. READ MORE about AN ADVENTURE IN PRINT: A BRIEF ANTHOLOGY OF VERSE
Portland, ME: (Ascensius Press), n.d. broadside (7 1/2 by 5 3/4 inches). Advertisement by Elizabeth Baird's Ephemera and Books of Portland, Maine. READ MORE about Advertisement by the Ascensius Press
Maple Shade: Pickering Press, n.d. 7" x 9.75" Single sheet. This small broadside promises satisfaction with high quality work from the engraving block of John DePol and the presswork of John Anderson at the Pickering Press, which combines DePol's engravings with Mother's Day, Father's Day or Valentine's Day greetings. According to this leaf, DePol's "fees are modest in view of the Great Care and Precision exersized and is work is ready, more often than not... READ MORE about ADVERTISEMENT FOR JOHN DEPOL AND THE PICKERING PRESS
Oldham, England: Incline Press, 2018. small 8vo. self paper wrappers. 12 pages. The ageless teacher of both adults and children, Aesop's fables was first printed in English by William Caxton in 1484. Our edition is based on a much later (and smaller) chapbook that was also printed in London. The printer's name is unknown, and the book is undated, but it was probably produced after 1790. The text for this chapbook comes from a popular... READ MORE about AESOP'S FABLES
(Nappanee, IN: Phil W. Weygand), 1963. miniature book (6.4 x 5.5 cm). quarter cloth, decorated paper-covered boards, fore-edge uncut. unpaginated. Limited to 100 copies, signed by publisher Phil W. Weygand on colophon (Bradbury, Wee Willie's Workshop 2). Tissue-protected frontispiece. Illustration in text. Originally written for small world by James Lamar Weygand about Leander Hershberger. Includes a checklist of Hershberger's work. READ MORE about AFTERNOONS WITH THE NAPPANEE BARD
N.P. (Whittington Press), 2009. Broadside (8 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches). Text in Italian. A statement of gratitude from the Double Crown Club for hospitality on a visit to Venice. Woodcut illustration by Miriam Macgregor. READ MORE about AI CARI SILVIO, SANDRO & ELISABETTA
Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1949. 12mo. paper wrappers, cord-tied. (ii), 3, (4) pages. Printed in an edition limited to 400 copies (Leaf Book - Chalmers 99). The Aitken Bible was the first printing of the King James version of the Bible in America. READ MORE about THE AITKEN BIBLE, AN ORIGINAL LEAF WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY EDGAR J. GOODSPEED
Translated by Haydee Noya.
N.P. Zamorano Club, 1953. tall narrow 4to. stiff paper wrappers with loose green printed paper cover, cord tied. (16) pages. Translated by Haydee Noya. Edition limited to 75 copies. Re-printed for private distribution to members of the Zamorano Club in honor of the ninety-first birthday of Henry R. Wagner who also wrote the introduction. This is a translation, done by Haydee Noya from the Henry E. Huntington Library, of the first piece of original poetry... READ MORE about AL BELLO SECSO
N.P. Pickering Press, n.d. 6 1/8" x 8 1/8" Single sheet. Broadside with wood engraving. Text is a quotation from The Book of the Ordre of Chyvalre, or Knyghtehode, originally translated and printed by William Caxton in 1552. READ MORE about ALAS, WHAT DOO YE
Anchorage, AK: Karen Stahlecker, 1993. oblong miniature book (5.0 x 7.6 cm). paper-covered boards, Japanese bound. unpaginated. Limited to 10 copies (Bradbury, Karen Stahlecker 1). "Gathered from the land to celebrate and preserve a bit of the brief, fertile Alaska summer for the long dormant season to come." A collection of handmade papers with list of papers included. READ MORE about ALASKAN FLOWER PAPERS
(New York): Jonathan David, (1963). miniature book (3.8 x 2.6 cm). stiff paper wrappers, title gilt-stamped on front wrapper. unpaginated. Text in English and Hebrew (Bradbury, Jonathan David 2). Illustrations of the letters of the Hebrew alphabet with English transliteration. READ MORE about ALEF BET BOOK