London: Elliot Stock, 1896. small 8vo. original green cloth, beveled edges. xl, 230 pages. First edition. Roberts wrote a number of different books on bookcollecting and bookselling. Covers slightly rubbed. Bookplate removed from front pastedown. Preliminary and end pages toned. READ MORE about BOOK-VERSE AN ANTHOLOGY OF POEMS OF BOOKS AND BOOKMEN FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO RECENT YEARS
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New York: Dover Publications, (1971). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. ix, 356, (8) pages. First Dover paperback edition (Fleck D.31.D). Contains a delightful foreword by A. Edward Newton followed by bibliographical descriptions of American children's books dating from the 17th to the 19th century. Spine faded. READ MORE about EARLY AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Foreword by A. Edward Newton.
Storrs-Mansfield: Maurizio Martino Publisher, n.d. but 1996. 8vo. cloth. lx, 355 pages. Foreword by A. Edward Newton. Reprint of the 1933 first edition. Limited to 150 copies. Many illustrations and 816 books described. Arranged chronologically, each work is collated and annotated. Plates in black-and-white. READ MORE about EARLY AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS WITH BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTIONS OF THE BOOKS IN HIS PRIVATE...
Ferndale: Privately Printed, 1949. large 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. (8) pages. Printed in an edition limited to 100 copies. A Christmas card which contains a facsimile of a letter from Hester Thrale to an unknown person (Tweney suspects Dr. Samuel Johnson) dated 1782. A. Edward Newton gave this letter to Tweney.This edition has "An Unrecorded Thrale Letter" printed on the front cover which is different from the other printing which reads "Christmas Greeting from Mr... READ MORE about AN UNRECORDED THRALE LETTER
New York: The Colophon Ltd, 1936. 8vo. paper-covered boards. Pages (vi), 487-644. Contains an article about the McGuffey Readers with an introduction by Henry Ford, an engraving by Thomas W. Nason, an article on the imprints of A. Edw. Newton & Co., 1887-1893 (Fleck G.85), and "Bibliographical Notes on James Joyce's ULYSSES," by R.F. Roberts. Also an amusing story by Norman Rockwell and Rockwell Kent about being mistaken for each other, and an index to... READ MORE about COLOPHON, N.S., A Q FOR BKMEN, V.I N.4
Boston, MA: Little, Brown & Company, 1931. 8vo. boards, paper spine labels. xii,198; (xii), 199-350 pages. Two volumes. First edition, one of 365 numbered sets signed by the author. The frontispiece is the famous drawing, "The Bibliomaniac's Wife" with a woman on the second floor of a house which is on fire tossing books down to her book-collecting husband. Only the slightest hint of soiling. Spines of both volumes showing age darkening. Lacking the slipcase. READ MORE about FISHERS OF BOOKS
First seven issues.
Kansas City, MO: Alfred Fowler, 1924-1925. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 1-30; 31-62; 63-94; 95-126; 1-32; 33-64; 65-96 pages. First seven issues. Volume 1, number 1 (January 1924) through Volume 2, number 3 (Summer 1925) of this interesting literary magazine that includes original essays, stories, poems, and woodcuts by artists such as A. Edward Newton (Fleck E.24), Vincent Starrett, George Sterling, Arthur Symons, and William Rose Benet among many others. Illustrated with woodcuts. First issue... READ MORE about THE GOLDEN GALLEON
New York: The Grolier Club, (1959). large 8vo. cloth, slipcase. (xii), 240 pages. Limited to 1000 copies (Asaf 126; Fleck G.144 for Newton). Gives biographical sketches of 75 of the more prominent members of the Grolier Club including such collectors as William Loring Andrews, Beverly Chew, William Clements, and A. Edward Newton (pp.130-132; by Thomas R. Adams). Fine copy. READ MORE about GROLIER 75, A BIOGRAPHICAL RETROSPECTIVE TO CELEBRATE THE SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE...
New York: The Grolier Club, (1959). large 8vo. cloth. (xii), 240 pages. Limited to 1000 copies (Asaf 126; Fleck G.144 for Newton). Gives biographical sketches of 75 of the more prominent members of the Grolier Club including such collectors as William Loring Andrews, Beverly Chew, William Clements, A. Edward Newton, etc. With four page invitation to dinner celebrating this event loosely inserted. Slipcase cracked along edge. READ MORE about GROLIER 75, A BIOGRAPHICAL RETROSPECTIVE TO CELEBRATE THE SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE...
Buffalo: Privately printed by R.B. Adam for his friends, 1923. folio. cloth-backed boards. (viii) pages followed by 63 full page facsimiles of the corrected proof sheets. With a superb three page introduction by A. Edward Newton dated October 16th, 1923 (Fleck D.11). No limitation given but a very small printing. About 100 pages with reproductions of many of the proof sheets along with Boswell's annotations. Adams was a noted Buffalo book collector whose collection was... READ MORE about REPRODUCTION OF SOME OF THE ORIGINAL PROOF SHEETS OF BOSWELL'S LIFE OF JOHNSON
New York, NY: The Limited Editions Club, 1932. tall 8vo. gilt decorated brown cloth, top edge gilt, slipcase. xviii, 219 pages and 10 illustrations. Limited to 1500 numbered copies signed by Ross (LEC 28; Fleck D.29 for Newton). With Illustrations in Water-color by Gordon Ross and an Introduction by A. Edward Newton. Printed by D.B. Updike at his Merrymount Press. With a six page introduction by Newton. Fine in near fine slipcase. READ MORE about THE JAUNTS AND JOLLITIES OF THAT RENOWNED SPORTING CITIZEN MR. JOHN JORROCKS OF ST. BOTOLPH LANE...
New York, NY: The Limited Editions Club, 1932. 4to. gilt-stamped cloth, slipcase with paper spine label. xviii, 218, (4) pages. Limited to 1500 numbered copies, signed by illustrator Gordon Ross on colophon. Table of contents, list of plates, introduction by A. Edward Newton. Frontispiece and watercolors in text by Ross. Slipcase scuffed at edges. Scattered foxing on front endpapers. READ MORE about THE JAUNTS AND JOLLITIES OF THAT RENOWNED SPORTING CITIZEN MR. JOHN JORROCKS OF ST. BOTOLPH LANE...
Portland, ME: Thomas Bird Mosher, 1920. tall 12mo. paper wrappers. 45 pages. Bishop 264. Twenty-eighth catalogue. Mosher has reprinted Newton's comments on Mosher from an Atlantic Monthly article of January, 1920, on the back inside cover. Light soiling. READ MORE about THE MOSHER BOOKS, A LIST OF BOOKS IN BELLES LETTRES ISSUED IN CHOICE AND LIMITED EDITIONS
Newark, DE: Oak Knoll Books, n.d. (1978). 12mo. paper wrappers. (ii), 38 pages. Catalogue no.8. Frontispiece of Newton and a two page biography (Fleck G.163). The largest collection of Newton ever offered for sale; issued in the format of one of his Christmas greetings. READ MORE about A. EDWARD NEWTON, A COLLECTION OF HIS WORKS
New York: The Modern Library, (1935). 12mo. half brown calf with patterned paper covered boards, top edge gilt, four images of books in gilt on spine. xxviii, 373 pages with a frontispiece and 90 illustrations. First Modern Library Edition. Rubbed along front hinge. READ MORE about THE AMENITIES OF BOOK-COLLECTING AND KINDRED AFFECTIONS
(Daylesford, PA: Privately printed), 1933. tall 12mo. blue paper wrappers, cord-tied. 18 pages. Newton at the races (Fleck B.27). Presentation "Mr M.J. Reynolds from A.E.N." on front endpaper. With Marshall A. Reynolds' bookplate on front inside cover. Covers rubbed. READ MORE about ASCOT
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1936. 8vo. cloth-backed boards, dust jacket. (x), 116 pages. Second printing. Humorous look at bibliography and book collecting. Dust jacket lightly soiled. READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAPHY AND PSEUDO-BIBLIOGRAPHY
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1936. 8vo. half cloth over boards. (viii), 116 pages. First edition, first printing (Fleck A.40.A.1). The fifth in the series of Rosenbach Fellowship Lectures. With a reproduction of a Morley inscription as frontispiece. Covers rubbed. READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAPHY AND PSEUDO-BIBLIOGRAPHY
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1936. 8vo. half cloth over boards, dust jacket. (viii), 116 pages. First edition, first printing (Fleck A.40.A.1). The fifth in the series of Rosenbach Fellowship Lectures. With a reproduction of a Morley inscription as frontispiece. Light dampstaining on cover and lower textblock. READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAPHY AND PSEUDO-BIBLIOGRAPHY