Bryn Mawr: Bryn Mawr College Library, 1976. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 48 pages. Introduction by Adelman followed by descriptions of some of the collections of this book-collector. Presentation from Seymour Adelman on half-title. READ MORE about THE ADELMAN COLLECTION
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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 about FRANCIS LEWIS RANDOLPH 1951-1974
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. Signed by the author on the half-title. READ MORE about THE MOVING PAGEANT, A SELECTION OF ESSAYS
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 about MEMORIAL OF JOHN ALLAN
Chicago: W.B. Thorsen, 1956-1970. 4to. self paper wrappers. Vi (10), ix (4,18.104.22.168), x (3), xiii (4-8), xiv (1-10), xv (1-10), xvi (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10), xvii (1-6, 8, 10), , xx (1-8), xxi (1-8), xxii (1-8), xxiii (1-6), xxiv (1-6), xxv (1,2,4,5,6), xxvi (1-6) Extras: 98 assorted issues Xxvi (6), 5); xxv (6(2), 5); xxiv (2); xxiii (5); xxii (7(2), 6(2), 5, 4, 3(2), 2(2), 1(2)); xxi (8(2), 7, 6, 5(2), 4(3), 3, 2(2), 1(2)); xx (8(3), 7(2), 6(2), 5(2), 4(3), 3(3), 2(2), 1(3), xix (10, 8/9, 7(2), 6(2), 2(2)); xvii (6(2), 4, 2(2), 1(2)); xvi (10(3), 9(3), 8, 7(3), 5, 4(2), 3(2), 1(3), xv (9(2), 7, 6, 5(2), 3); xiv (9), xiii (9/10) Price is per issue. READ MORE about AMERICAN BOOK COLLECTOR (THE
Ossining, NY: William Burton, 1980-1987. small 4to. paper wrappers. For each issue:. The following odd issues are available: Vol 1: 1(2), 2, 3(2), 5(3), 6(3); Vol 2: 1(3), 2(2), 3(4), 4(2), 5(2), 6(2); Vol 3: 1(2), 2(4), 3(2), 4, 5(3), 6; Vol 4: 1(2), 2(2), 3(3), 4(2), 5(3), 6(2); Vol 5: 1(4), 2(5), 3, 4, 5(2); Vol 6: 2, 3, 4(3), 5(2), 6; Vol 7: 1(5), 2(4), 3(8), 4(5), 5(2), 6(4), 7(4), 8(2), 9(4), 10(4), 11(3), 12(4); Vol 8: 1,4 Price is per issue. READ MORE about AMERICAN BOOK COLLECTOR, NEW SERIES
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 about AMERICAN BOOK COLLECTOR
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 about PUBLICATIONS OF THE GROLIER CLUB: 1884-1983
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 about THE YALE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY: ITS EARLY AMERICAN COLLECTIONS
Baltimore: The Baltimore Bibliophiles, 1981. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 20 pages. A keepsake issued on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Baltimore Bibliophiles, with a list of members and a summary of programs and speakers since 1974. READ MORE about THE BALTIMORE BIBLIOPHILES,1974-1979
Washington: Library of Congress, 1984. 8vo. paper wrappers. 24 pages. Viewpoint Series No.11. Information on bibliography and Baskerville. READ MORE about BOOK COLLECTING: PERSONAL REWARDS AND PUBLIC BENEFITS A LECTURE DELIVERED AT THE LIBRARY OF...
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 about PRESS, POLITICS & PERSEVERANCE, EVERETT C. JOHNSON AND THE PRESS OF KELLS
Bloomington: Indiana University, 1971. 4to. paper wrappers. 32 pages. Much on Indiana history and American political autographs. Covers bumped. READ MORE about EXHIBITION ON THE OCCASION OF THE TRANSFER OF PUBLIC PAPERS OF THE HONORABLE JOSEPH W. BARR TO...
Charlottesville: University of Virginia, 1960. 8vo. boards. 35 pages. First edition. Printed at the Thistle Press. Spine faded and some foxing. READ MORE about A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE CLIFTON WALLER BARRETT LIBRARY
Charlottesville: University of Virginia, 1960. 8vo. boards. 35 pages. Printed at the Thistle Press. Covers show some fading. READ MORE about A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE CLIFTON WALLER BARRETT LIBRARY
Charlottesville: University of Virginia, 1960 (1961). 8vo. paper wrappers. 35 pages. Second printing. READ MORE about A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE CLIFTON WALLER BARRETT LIBRARY
Charlottesville: University of Virginia, 1960. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 35 pages. Second printing, printed at the Thistle Press. With presentation on front cover "To Polly Kenway with best wishes of Herbert Cahoon, 17 May, 1961" READ MORE about A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE CLIFTON WALLER BARRETT LIBRARY
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 about THE BIBLIOPHILE OF THE FUTURE: HIS COMPLAINTS ABOUT THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
New York: Henry Holt, (1995). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 584 pages. Reprint of the first edition. A must-read for everyone interested in bookselling and book collecting, the passion of the chase, the thrill of the formation of a library, the nastiness of the forger, etc. Fine copy. READ MORE about A GENTLE MADNESS: BIBLIOPHILES, BIBLIOMANES, AND THE ETERNAL PASSION FOR BOOKS
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 about THIRTY BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS FROM THE ALBERT M. BENDER COLLECTION OF MILLS COLLEGE
New York: NY Public Library, 1965. large 8vo. stapled, stiff paper wrappers. 48 pages. Exhibition catalogue for the 25th anniversary of the Berg collection at the NYPL. Entries are not bibliographic but rather biographical-literary notes. Reprint from the Bulletin of the NYPL, Oct. 1965. Ink marks on front cover. READ MORE about AN ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION, THE HENRY W. AND ALBERT A. BERG COLLECTION, 1940-1965
N.P. n.p., n.d. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. not paginated. An exhibition catalogue of a selection of books from the library of Abel E. Berland held at the Grolier Club. Includes an introduction by Berland. READ MORE about ` THIS POWERFULL RIME', A SELECTION FROM THE LIBRARY OF ABEL E. BERLAND
Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1902 - 1929. 8vo. boards. Price is per volume. Each volume includes an article on some facet of collecting. The following odd volumes are available: Five. Limited to 500 copies. Covers spotted. In slipcase but spine of slipcase is lacking. Twelfth. Limited to 500 copies. Covers spotted. Foxed. READ MORE about BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY. YEARBOOK
Bryn Mawr: Bryn Mawr College Library, 1985. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, cord-tied. 45, (5) pages. Charming tribute to a great book-collector and person. Printed by Henry Morris at his Bird & Bull Press (Heaney B33). With a number of color plates. Loosely inserted is a small broadside announcement of the reception for Seymour which has been signed by four participants. READ MORE about SEYMOUR ADELMAN, 1906-1985, A KEEPSAKE
Bryn Mawr: Bryn Mawr College Library, 1985. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, cord-tied. 45, (5) pages. Charming tribute to a great book-collector and person. Printed by Henry Morris at his Bird & Bull Press (Heaney B33). With a number of color plates. READ MORE about SEYMOUR ADELMAN, 1906-1985, A KEEPSAKE