8 (of 11) volumes.
London: Sotheby & Co., 1965-1989. small 4to. paper-covered boards. 8 (of 11) volumes. Lacking parts 9, 10, 11. Includes Abbey's bindings and illuminated manuscripts. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF VALUABLE PRINTED BOOKS AND FINE BINDINGS FROM THE CELEBRATED COLLECTION, THE...
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8 (of 11) volumes.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Library, 1902. small 8vo. cloth-backed paper covered boards. (vi), 203 pages. With a one page introduction by "F.J." (Francis Jenkinson). Very scarce. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF A COLLECTION OF EARLY PRINTED AND OTHER BOOKS BEQUEATHED TO THE LIBRARY BY JOHN...
London: ABMR, various dates. 4to. paper wrappers. Per issue. The following issues are available: Volume III 1976:3, 10 Volume V 1978: 4, 6, 7, 8, 12; Volume VI 1979: 1, 2, 3, 4 (2), 5 (2), 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Volume VII 1980: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,12; Volume VIII 1981: 1 (2), 2 (2), 3 (2), 4,10,11,12 (2); Volume IX 1982: 1 (2), 2 (3), 3, 4 (2), 5 (3), 6 (3), 7, 8,10,11,12 (2); Volume X 1983: 1(2), 2 , 10, 11(2); Volume XI 1984: 1(3), 2 (4), 3 (3), 4(3), 5(3), 6(3), 7(3),8(3), 9(3), 10(3), 11(3), 12(3); Volume XII 1985: 2 (4), 3 (3), 4(2),5 (2) 6 (3), 7 (3), 8 (3), 9 (3), 10 (3), 11 (3), 12 (3); Volume XIII 1986: 1 (2), 2, 3 (2), 4, 5 (3), 6,7 (2), 8(2), 9(2),10(2), 11(2), 12(2) ; Volume XIV 1987: 1, 2 (3), 3 (3), 4 (3), 5 (3) 6 (4), 7 (4), 8 (5), 9, 10 (4) 11 (4), 12 (4); Volume XV 1988: 1 (4), 2 (5), 3(2), 4 (4), 5 (3), 6 (4), 7 (4), 8 (2), 9 (2), 10 (2), 11(2), 12 Volume XVI 1989: 1 (3), 2, 3, 6, 7; Volume XVII 1990: 1, 7, 11; Volume XVIII 1991: 7, 11; Volume XIX 1992: 4, 10 (2), READ MORE about ANTIQUARIAN BOOK MONTHLY REVIEW
Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger & Co., 1967. 8vo. paper-covered boards. 40 pages. A short study of John Argentine, provost of King's College, Cambridge, in the early 16th century, including a catalogue of his library and a transcription of his poems. Boards rubbed with some age yellowing. READ MORE about JOHN ARGENTINE, PROVOST OF KING'S. HIS LIFE AND HIS LIBRARY
London: Association Internationale de Bibliophilie, 1965. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 64 pages. Text in English and French. The program of the Fourth International Congress. Introduction by Frank Francis, then Director and Principal Librarian of the British Museum. Includes the schedule of events for each day, with descriptive information about tour destinations and summaries of papers presented. List of members and guests. READ MORE about FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF BIBLIOPHILES (QUATRIÈME CONGRÈS INTERNATIONAL DE BIBLIOPHILES
(Northampton, MA): Longbourn Press, (2011). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), 343+(1) pages. The Perfect Visit tells the story of two bibliophiles who go back in time to rescue lost books and manuscripts. Vanessa Horwood decides on Regency England; Ned Marston goes to Shakespeare's. The novel takes its title from Jane Austen's Emma: "it was a delightful visit -- perfect, in being much too short." This is what Vanessa and Ned plan for. Then things go... READ MORE about THE PERFECT VISIT
4 volumes (of 5 total).
London: Book-Worm, 1867-1871. tall 8vo. contemporary half blue calf with marbled paper covered boards, top edges gilt (signed bindings by Zaehnsdorf). iv, 188; iv, 188; iv, 188; iv, 188 pages. 4 volumes (of 5 total). Ulrich & Kup p.17. Volumes two to five (of five total published). "A scholarly digest of bibliographical information. Significant notes on early printing and illustration." From the reference library of the Zaehnsdorf Company with a commemorative booklabel loosely inserted. With... READ MORE about BOOK-WORM (first two volumes) then THE BOOKWORM, A LITERARY AND BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REVIEW, EDITED...
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
6 volumes bound in 3
London: Elliot Stock, 1881-1884. 4to. later cloth. 6 volumes bound in 3. Ulrich & Kup p.146. The complete set of this periodical under this title. Hundreds of articles on bookselling, printing, collecting, and bibliography. This magazine was continued as Book Lore. Pages 95 - 160 are detached and loosely inserted. Some tears in pages as the paper is fragile. READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAPHER, A JOURNAL OF BOOK-LORE (THE
Various odd issues of this periodical.
London: Elliot Stock, 1881-1884. 4to. original stiff paper wrappers. Per issue. Various odd issues of this periodical. Ulrich & Kup p.146. The following issues are present: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 35, 36. Per issue. READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAPHER, A JOURNAL OF BOOK-LORE
London, England: Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1895. 4to. original stiff paper wrappers bound in later half cloth, paper-covered boards, paper spine label, top edge cut, other edges uncut. variously paginated. 3 volumes. Union List 1, 666. Limited to 850 copies. This is the first three volumes of a total of twelve. See S-K 1722 and other works for contributions to this periodical. Partial set of one of the most important periodicals devoted to... READ MORE about BIBLIOGRAPHICA, PAPERS ON BOOKS THEIR HISTORY AND ART
being the Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom
London: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, 1947. 8vo. cloth, paper spine label, dust jacket. x, 115, (5) pages. being the Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom. Eight essays on various topics, including F.S. Boar's "Sir Thomas Bodley and his Library," Emily Dickinson, and Thomas Hood. Jacket soiled. READ MORE about ESSAYS BY DIVERS HANDS
New York: The Grolier Club, 1970. 6.75 x 10.5 inches. hardcover, slipcase. 424 pages. This book is a collection of essays by eminent scholars regarding the study of eighteenth-century literature. The essays are in tribute to former Grolier Club President, Donald F. Hyde. Hyde was very active in the Club and after becoming President in 1961, he began revitalizing the library and rehabilitating the clubhouse. He also proposed and organized the Iter Italicum, a legendary... READ MORE about EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES: IN HONOR OF DONALD F. HYDE
London, England: The Book Collector, 2012. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 148 pages. Volume 61, Number 1. Table of contents, scholarly articles, book reviews, notes on contributors, list of advertisers. Black and white illustrations. Index to Volume 60 included. READ MORE about THE BOOK COLLECTOR
London, England: The Book Collector, 2011. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 337-496 pagess. Volume 60, Number 3. Table of contents, scholarly articles, book reviews, notes on contributors, list of advertisers. Black and white illustrations. READ MORE about THE BOOK COLLECTOR
London: Elliot Stock, 1886. small 8vo. original green cloth, beveled edges. viii, 248 pages. First edition. The study of the documents available to the scholar interested in English government bodies. Covers the Shire, Municipal Government, Gilds, the Manor, the Parish, etc. Minor rubbing; endpaper foxed. READ MORE about THE LITERATURE OF LOCAL INSTITUTIONS
London: Elliot Stock, 1886. small 8vo. original quarter leather, top edge gilt. viii, 248 pages. First edition, one of special edition bound thus and printed on better paper. The study of the documents available to the scholar interested in English government bodies. Covers the Shire, Municipal Government, Gilds, the Manor, the Parish, etc. Covers rubbed. Bookplate. READ MORE about THE LITERATURE OF LOCAL INSTITUTIONS
London: Elliot Stock, 1890. small 8vo. original green cloth, beveled edges. viii, 232, (2) pages. First edition. The study of humor and the jest in literature and drama. Bookplate of Arthur Berthold with his name and acquisition date (1935) on free endpaper. READ MORE about STUDIES IN JOCULAR LITERATURE A POPULAR SUBJECT MORE CLOSELY CONSIDERED
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
London: Eliot Stock, 1887. small 8vo. original green cloth, beveled edges. viii, 257 pages. First edition. History of the book dedication. One chapter devoted to Dr. Johnson's dedications. Minor cover wear. Ink stamp on front free endpaper. Back inside hinge cracked. READ MORE about THE DEDICATION OF BOOKS TO PATRON AND FRIEND A CHAPTER IN LITERARY HISTORY
London: The Book Collector, 1971. 8vo., stiff paper wrappers. pp.483-495. In The Book Collector, Volume 20, No.4, Winter 1971. S-K 3521. A collector tells of his binding collection. Illustrated. READ MORE about NOTES ON A SMALL COLLECTION OF BRITISH BINDINGS
Paris: Maggs Bros. n.d. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (iv), 135+(1) pages. Catalogue 9 of the Maggs "Série Française". Frontispiece photograph of part of the Pereire library followed by four page preface by Alfred Pereire. 608 priced items. Covers soiled. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHÈQUE D'UN HUMANISTE, D'APRÈS LES LIVRES CHOISIS PRINCIPALEMENT DANS LES BIBLIOTHÈQUES...
N.P. n.p., n.d. (but 1990). 8vo. quarter cloth, paper covered boards. pp. 41-60. Here bound separately, an essay on John Cosin, who started a public library in Durham in 1669, taken from "Six Centuries of the Provincial Book Trade". Handwritten notation stating "P. Isaac (ed), Winchester, 1990." With bookplate of Phiroze Randeria. Black-and-white photographs. READ MORE about CAMBRIDGE BINDINGS IN COSIN'S LIBRARY, DURHAM
London, England: "The Bookman's Journal & Print Collector" Co., 1920-1. 4to. publisher's cloth. iv, 496; iv, 424; iv, 480 pages. 3 Volumes. Union List 1, 741. Includes Vols. I, II, and III, Nos. 1-78. Each volume with general index. Covers rubbed and scuffed. Endpapers tanned. READ MORE about THE BOOKMAN'S JOURNAL AND PRINT COLLECTOR: THE PAPER FOR ALL LITERARY MEN AND COLLECTORS
London, England: Hodder and Stoughton, 1893, 1900-34. 4to. half leather, cloth; and stiff paper wrappers. variously paginated. 34 volumes. Union List I, 741. Set of 34 volumes includes bound set, Volumes XIX (October 1900-March 1901), XX (April-September 1901), XXI (October-December 1901). Also includes loose Christmas supplements 1893, 1900 and 1902-34. 1901 Chistmas supplement included in bound set. Illustrated. Bound set rubbed and scuffed at edges. Most loose supplements chipped at edges, especially spines. Covers of 1893 supplement loose. Inside front hinge of bound volume cracked. READ MORE about THE BOOKMAN