Cambridge: At the University Press, 1961. large 12mo. cloth. xv, (i), 204 pages. First edition thus. Reminiscences, appreciations, and critiques of the writings of A.E. Housman. It includes a preface by John Carter who also edited the work. Bookplate on the front pastedown. Indexed. Spine faded with some marks on the covers. READ MORE about A.E. HOUSMAN, SELECTED PROSE
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N.P. A.I.G.A., (1951). 12mo. paper wrappers. 58 pages. First appearance of this essay by Steinbeck. (Goldstone B66). Designed by Warren Chappell. READ MORE about THE AUTHOR LOOKS AT FORMAT, COMMENTS BY VAN WYCK BROOKS PEARL S. BUCK, ERSKINE CALDWELL ... JOHN...
Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1998. 4to. paper wrappers. 72 pages. VOLUME 3, NO.12, DEC., 1998. IN THIS ISSUE: J. Fawcett on Thomas Malthus, A.S. Earle on 19th-century illustrated flower books, N.H. Marshall on Clement Moore, and R. Armstrong on the "state of the art book." ALSO: M. Atwood discusses storytelling (excerpt), B. Strubble takes a bibliophile tour of England, and the Bill Gates Library Foundation commits $200 million over the next 5 years to... READ MORE about BIBLIO, EXPLORING THE WORLD OF BOOKS
Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1998. 4to. paper wrappers. 72 pages. VOLUME 4, NO.1, JAN., 1999. IN THIS ISSUE: K. Ramsland on A. Camus, B. Roismann-Cooper on the private press printer Gloria Stuart (who learned printing from Ward Ritchie and is at the moment better known for her role in a recent movie), S. Stipe on "the book that ruined Kate Chopin's career," B. Hicks on Powell's Books in Portland, N. Basbanes on the London Library, AND MUCH MORE. READ MORE about BIBLIO, EXPLORING THE WORLD OF BOOKS
Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1999. 4to. paper wrappers. 72 pages. Volume 4, Number 3, March, 1999. IN THIS ISSUE: K. Blewster on Sherman Alexie, K. Vonnegut on himself, C. Grossman on the Limited Editions Club then and now, R. Meador on The Death of a Salesman, K. Jones on a bookstore in W. Texas, D. Thompson on collecting Beatles books, K. Peterson on Hemingway in Cuba, Dodgson's own first edition copy of Alice at... READ MORE about BIBLIO, EXPLORING THE WORLD OF BOOKS
Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1999. 4to. paper wrappers. 72 pages. Volume 4, Number 2, Feb., 1999. IN THIS ISSUE: S. Stipes on the slave narratives of Frederick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs with a bibliography of other such narratives by C.L. Blockson, N.A. Basbanes on Tom Wolfe, I. Ungar and J.P. Ansell on the illuminator and anti-Nazi caricaturist Arthur Szyk, R. Meador on the Wine and Food Library in Ann Arbor, and MORE. READ MORE about BIBLIO, EXPLORING THE WORLD OF BOOKS
Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1999. 4to. paper wrappers. 72 pages. Volume 4, Number 4. APRIL 1999. IN THIS ISSUE: Grant Menzies on Luce's Women, women who have inspired one-woman plays from the pen of William Luce; Alice L. Tufel on The New York Public Library Berg Collection, offers remarkable accessibility to booklovers wanting a hands-on experience with rarities; Peter Szatmary on Edward Hirsch's poetry that engages head and heart--and his newest prose book. Lorenzo... READ MORE about BIBLIO, EXPLORING THE WORLD OF BOOKS
Buenos Aires: Academia Nacional de la Historia, n.d. large 8vo. stapled, stiff paper wrappers. 35 pages. Not in Besterman. Number X in a series of bibliographies of members of the Argentine Nat. Academy of History: 171 consecutively numbered entries in chronological order in 2 sections, books by or co-authored by José Antonio Pillada, and articles and "estudios diversos" by him. Entries include locations; those for books have title page transcriptions. Occasionally annotated. No date, but... READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAFIA DE LOS MIEMBROS DE NUMERO DE LA ACADEMIA NACIONAL DE LA HISTORIA X, JOSE ANTONIO...
London: Henry Colburn, 1816. 8vo. Full calf, re-backed with cloth. viii+449 pages. "Mr. [Frederic] Shoberl proceeded to assure me, in the presence of his son, that the work was written by [John] Watkins as far as the letter F -- that some dispute with the publishers then arose -- that the materials were therefore handed over to himself -- and that he completed the work as it now appears." Bolton Corney. Notes & queries (1)11... READ MORE about A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF THE LIVING AUTHORS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND; COMPRISING LITERARY...
Kobenhavn: Selskabet Bogvennerne, (1978). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 175+(1) pages. In Danish. First edition. This festschrift commemorates the life and work of the Danish author and book illustrator, Hans Bendix. Essays are supplied by Niels Birger Wamberg, Elias Bredsdorff and others. Illustrated in black-and-white. Chronology at end. Pages unopened. READ MORE about EN BOG OM HANS BENDIX
London: Elliot Stock, 1889. 8vo. Ulrich & Kup p.147. "A fine all-round periodical for collectors, bibliophiles and librarians." With information on bookselling, bookbinding, bookcollecting, etc. Have the following odd volumes: 1889. volume 3. New York printing. (iv), 380 pages. Worn at spine ends. Ex library. READ MORE about BOOKWORM, AN ILLUSTRATED TREASURY
London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1953. large 8vo. cloth. viii, 400 pages. First edition. Describes 749 volumes of Gladstone papers. Extensively indexed. READ MORE about BRITISH MUSEUM CATALOGUE OF ADDITIONS TO THE MANUSCRIPTS
(Newark: University of Delaware), 2006. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. Student literary magazine sponsored by the English Department. Have the following: Number 26. Spring 2006. With plates including some in color. (vi), 59, (3) pages. Number 28. 2007-2008. 92, (2) pages. (3) Price is per item. READ MORE about CAESURA, UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE LITERARY MAGAZINE
Being Select Passages From the Most Distinguished Writers.
London: William Pickering, 1830. 12mo. quarter leather, green cloth. (vi), 264 pages. Being Select Passages From the Most Distinguished Writers. Second edition. Keynes pg 56. First published in 1828. Compiled by Sir Harris Nicolas, although not mentioned in the book. A collection of poetry and prose excerpts. Contains an index and advertisements for other books published by Pickering, including The Cynosure, a similar volume also edited by Nicolas. Both boards worn and hinges cracked. Repaired... READ MORE about THE CARCANET
(Mansfield Centre: Martino Publishing, 2000). small 4to. cloth. Frontispiece; iii-xii, 498 pages. Reprint of the 1960 first edition published by the Library of Congress. The Chicago businessman and collector of Civil War publications and Lincolniana, Alfred Whital Stern (1881-1960), donated his collection of Lincolniana (about 7,000 individual pieces) along with an endowment to the Library of Congress in 1950, making additional donations in the years before his death. There are 266 entries for "works by... READ MORE about A CATALOG OF THE ALFRED WHITTAL STERN COLLECTION OF LINCOLNIANA IN TH
London: J. Pearson & Co., n.d. c.1902. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, fore and tail edges uncut. 131+(1) pages plus 20 plates. Sale catalogue from J. Pearson & Company. 437 items. Printed by the Chiswick Press. Wide collection of writings by well known men and women including Charlotte Brontë, Oliver Cromwell, Queen Elizabeth I, Johann Goethe, John Keats, Mirabeau, Prime Ministers of England from 1540, Anthony Trollope and Horace Walpole. Twenty black-and-white facsimiles, some fold... READ MORE about A CATALOGUE OF RARE AND VALUABLE AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS AND AUTHORS' MANUSCRIPTS
Paris: (Imprimerie de Vaugirard), 1929. folio. full leather, spine stamped in gilt with inset profile portrait in relief on cover, all edges speckled, slipcase with protective board. vii, 709+(1) pages with additional leaves of illustrations. Produced after a symposium commemorating the centennial of Marcelin Berthelot's birth. Berthelot (1827-1907) was a French scientist who made landmark contributions to synthetic organic chemistry. Includes a biographical essay, a comprehensive bibliography of Berthelot's publications, tributes from his colleagues, and... READ MORE about CENTENAIRE DE MARCELIN BERTHELOT
Lima: Imprenta Gil, 1935. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 316; 255 pages. 2 volumes. First edition. Pardo (1834-1876) was a popular President of Peru who had a history of literary interest. Unopened copy. READ MORE about CENTENARIO DE MANUEL PARDO. 1834-1934
Chicago: Hinrichsen Print, 1922. small 8vo. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. A poem by Stephen Huguenot (actually Vincent Starrett) (Honce 12). This copy has handwritten quotation marks around "Stephen Huguenot" and inscribed below it "Vincent Starrett, for A.J. Marks." Title page is age darkened and chipped around edges. READ MORE about CHRISTMAS GREETING TO THE FRIENDS OF VINCENT STARRETT, STEEN HINRICHSEN, & THE WAVE
being the Author's Own Copies with Manuscript Notes and Alterations; Presentation Copies including the First Edition of "Lorna Doone," given to his wife, together with the proof sheets of this famous novel. The whole chronologically arranged in order of the first appearance of each publication; also Blackmore's School Books, his Writing Desk, Clock, etc. No.153
London: Chas. J. Sawyer Ltd., 1939. 8vo. cord tied stiff paper wrappers. 16 pages. being the Author's Own Copies with Manuscript Notes and Alterations; Presentation Copies including the First Edition of "Lorna Doone," given to his wife, together with the proof sheets of this famous novel. The whole chronologically arranged in order of the first appearance of each publication; also Blackmore's School Books, his Writing Desk, Clock, etc. No.153. Catalogue of Blackmore's copies of his... READ MORE about A COLLECTION OF THE WORKS OF RICHARD DODDRIDGE BLACKMORE
N.P. n.p., n.d. 12mo. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. A small pamphlet calling for the creation of a union-like organization of the "American Authors and Literature". With the names of W. D. Howells, Thomas W. Higginson, Charles D. Warner, Moncure D. Conway, George W. Cable, Julian Hawthorne, James Erant Wilson, and Charles Burr Todd printed at the end. Once folded into thirds. READ MORE about CONFIDENTIAL
(New York: Center for Book Arts, 1997). square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (24) pages. A survey of contemporary implementations of the Coptic structure from an historical perspective, the exhibition was curated by Zahra Partovi at the Center for Book Arts from April 12 to June 14, 1997. The illustrations are drawings of Coptic cover designs by Theodore C. Petersen for the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York, and were printed onto vellum. Two hundred copies... READ MORE about COPTIC AND COLLAGE: ANCIENT TECHNIQUE, MODERN APPLICATION
Scholar, Teacher, Public Servant
(Fairfax): n.p., (1963). small 4to. quarter cloth, paper-covered boards, paper spine label. 56 pages. Scholar, Teacher, Public Servant. 245 copies of this tribute to Conyers Read were designed, printed and bound by Mallette and Vivien Dean. The types are hand-set Van Dijck with Goudy 30 for display. This text is divided into nine sections, including discussion about Read as a public servant, scholar, teacher, a piece written by Read, a bibliography, and a chronological timeline... READ MORE about COVEYERS READ, 1881-1959