Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1925. 8vo. cloth, paper spine label. (vi), 32 pages. First edition, limited to 200 copies bound thus out of an edition of 1000. An essay about the collection in the library and collecting in general. Spine detached and loosely inserted in book. Hinges broken, READ MORE
N.P. (Sutter House, 1979). tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Presentation from Adelman on title page. Two cards loosely inserted announcing a celebration in honor of Seymour Adelman. A memorial for Francis Lewis Randolph, a young book collector. READ MORE
Lititz: Sutter House, 1977. 8vo. cloth. xii, 210, (2) pages. First edition. An excellent series of well written essays by the well known bookcollector, Seymour Adelman. Limited to 650 copies. Presentation on verso of free endpaper "For Father Monihan, with warm regards and best wishes from Seymour." READ MORE
Worcester: Achille J. St. Onge, 1960. 10.1 x 8.5 cm. stiff paper wrappers. 16, 16, 16, 16 pages. Vol.1, No.1-4. Vol. 1 only of this periodical, comprising Nos. 1-4. Contains bibliographies of miniature books, articles on specific titles and authors and other information. With three miniature issues of Life magazine inserted in No. 4. READ MORE
New York: The Bradford Club, 1864. large 8vo. unbound, top edge gilt. Frontispiece; (ii), 39 pages. Limited to 250 numbered copies. A private printing by the Bradford Club of New York commemorating the life and death, and the sale of the library of the book collector John Allan (1777-1863). Allan specialized in works of R. Burns and Dibdin, American history, and extra-illustrated works. The 1860 work, Private Libraries of New York, by James Wynne mentions... READ MORE
San Diego: University of California, 1968. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (x), 42 pages. Printed by Saul and Lilian Marks at their Plantin Press. Well described collection of books from the Renaissance.Wrappers chipped around edges and irregularly faded. READ MORE
The complete set of this periodical.
Ossining, NY: William Burton, 1980-1987. small 4to. first six volumes bound individually in cloth with paper wrappers preserved; last two volumes in stiff paper wrappers. The complete set of this periodical. Being Volume 1, no.1 to Volume 8, no.6, a total of 54 issues. Filled with information of interest to those who collect books and sell books. With various articles on binding (see S-K). With the ownership booklabel of the noted bookseller, George Sims in... READ MORE
New York: Privately printed for the author by Paul Overhage Inc. 1939. small 4to. cloth, slipcase. (x), 196 pages. Limited to 200 numbered copies. With a presentation from the author dated 1940 on the limitation page.Two page preface followed by the catalogue. Fifty important letters are described in detail with each accompanied by a facsimile. Includes Washington, Franklin, Adams, Lincoln, Osler, Holmes, etc. Slipcase rubbed and age darkened along edges. READ MORE
New York: The Grolier Club, 1984. 8.5 x 11 inches. paperback. 48 pages. This commemorative publication lists the books, pamphlets, prints, handlists, periodicals, and medallions produced by the Club in its first 100 years. It is an offprint from The Grolier Club, 1884-1984: Its Library, Exhibitions, & Publications and contains a foreword by Allen Asaf. It was designed by Stephen Harvard and printed at the Stinehour Press. READ MORE
N.P. n.p. n.d. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 397-401+(1) pages. Reprint fromThe WIliam and Mary Quarterly, Third Series, Vol. II, No. 4, October 1945. A description of early American holdings at the Yale University Library, written by James T. Babb, former Librarian of Yale University. Back wrapper soiled. Very light crease down the center of front wrapper. Light shelf wear. READ MORE
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1999. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 320 pages. This long-awaited biography brings to life the remarkable printer, politician and sage, Everett Johnson. Inspired by the work of Elbert Hubbard's Roycrofters, Johnson established the indomitable Press of Kells in Newark, Delaware. The fortress-like stone building that became home to the "Newark Post" still stands, and as of 1999, this lively paper celebrates its 90th year. For the next generation, through his... READ MORE
Boston: Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston, 1976. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. vi, 19, (3) pages. Limited to 1000 copies. Fourth Annual Maury A. Bromsen Lecture on Humanistic Bibliography, by a noted and highly respected scholar of European intellectual history and author of many works on that subject. Presents his view on the future of book collecting. Complimentary card laid in. READ MORE
With a Foreword by Elizabeth Gray Potter.
N.P. The Bibliophile Society, Mills College, 1937. 8vo. boards covered with gilt paper with black paper wrap-around label. Not paginated. With a Foreword by Elizabeth Gray Potter. Limited to 250 numbered copies printed by The Eucalyptus Press. Wear to covers with a small piece of spine chipped away. READ MORE
Stanford: Stanford Univ. Libraries, 1963. 8vo. paper wrappers. 54 pages. Limited to 1000 copies printed at the Grabhorn Press for the dedication of the Morgan A. and Alice D. Gunst Memorial Library of the Book Arts. Tears along edges; toning of covers. READ MORE