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New Castle, DE and Worcester, MA: Oak Knoll Press and the American Antiquarian Society, 2005. 8.5 x 11 inches. hardcover, slipcase. 2600 pages. First Edition. This three volume, comprehensive bibliography focuses on the important American wood engraver, Alexander Anderson (1775-1870). The author has selected over 1,000 of Anderson's engravings to illustrate this major bibliography. This work begins with a well written and researched biography of Anderson. There are over 2,322 entries. By the early nineteenth..... READ MORE about ALEXANDER ANDERSON, 1775-1870, WOOD ENGRAVER AND ILLUSTRATOR, AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Price: $350.00 save 30% $245.00 Order nr. 88121
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1940. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (44) pages. Limited to 200 copies. Six page history of Anderson followed by 14 reproductions of Anderson's work after Bewick printed from the actual blocks in the possession of Helen M. Knubel. READ MORE about ALEXANDER ANDERSON, HIS TRIBUTE TO THE WOOD-ENGRAVING OF THOMAS BEWICK
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 16710
In Fine Print, Vol. 9, No.1, January 1983. pp.27-29. Illustrated.
In Fine Print, Vol. 9, No.1, January 1983. pp.27-29. Illustrated. With color reproductions of some of his illustrations on the front cover. READ MORE about FINE PRINT, A REVIEW FOR THE ARTS OF THE BOOK. VOLUME 9, NUMBER 1
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 22193
New York: The Viking Press, 1942. 8vo. cloth, later slipcase. 200 pages. First edition. End papers, cover and text well illustrated by the author. A story of the early days on Telegraph Hill in San Francisco, based on Angelo's early life. Signed by Angelo on the dedication page. Spine faded. READ MORE about HILL OF LITTLE MIRACLES
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 110233
New York: The Golden Cross Press, 1937. tall 12mo. boards. (8) pages. Limited to 100 copies printed at the Timothy Press of Meriden, Connecticut for Valenti Angelo. With title page decoration and initial hand illuminated by Angelo (Angelo Biblio. p.76). Paper covering cracked along hinges. Bookplate. Endpapers and pastedowns spotted. READ MORE about COME OVER AND STAY TILL DOMESDAY, FROM THE CLOISTER AND THE HEARTH
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 94373
Berkeley, CA: Archetype Press, 1939. folio. cloth with printed design on front cover. 19+(1) pages. Limited to 105 copies, set up and printed on a handpress by Wilder Bentley ("and his faithful spouse, Ellen") on dampened Strathmore Wayside Text for at The Archetype Press in Euclid Court, Berkeley, Ca and issued for private distribution among members of The Arts Club & their friends. Printed in "a bastard version" of Caslon Oldface italic and Goudy Modern..... READ MORE about N'EN PARLONS PLUS!, EXCERPTS FROM DIVERS PAPERS & CHRONICLES OF THE ARTS CLUB, 1937-1938
Price: $250.00 save 50% $125.00 Order nr. 62298
Berkeley, CA: The Arif Press, 1972. small 8vo. cord-tied paper wrappers. (16) pages. Limited to 500 copies printed by Wesley Tanner at his private press; this is one of 350 copies bound thus. Faint fading to spine, else a fine copy. Printed on handmade paper. READ MORE about THE IDEAL BOOK OF BOOK BEAUTIFUL: A TRACT ON CALLIGRAPHY, PRINTING, AND ILLUSTRATION AND ON THE...
Price: $50.00 Order nr. 101002
After the German Version of Goethe, With Six Illustrations From the Designs of Wilhelm von Kaulbach and Twelve India Proof Engravings by Joseph Wolf.
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1887. 4to. quarter leather over cloth boards. 342 pages. After the German Version of Goethe, With Six Illustrations From the Designs of Wilhelm von Kaulbach and Twelve India Proof Engravings by Joseph Wolf. Limited to 400 numbered copies signed by the publisher. Spine age darkened with some wear at the head and tail. Shaken. Front hinge starting. The textblock square, tight, and exceptionally clean, albeit with faint offsetting of illustrations to tissue..... READ MORE about REYNARD THE FOX
Price: $200.00 Order nr. 136872
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1935. 4to. quarter red leather over woven cloth. xix, 151, (3) pages. B1-4604. The National Edition. Filled with reproductions of historical American art depicting famous events in American history by 20th century artists including Arthurs and Wyeth. With a foreword by A. Felix du Pont. READ MORE about THE AMERICAN HISTORICAL SCENE AS DEPICTED BY STANLEY ARTHURS AND INTERPRETED BY FIFTY AUTHORS
Price: $80.00 Order nr. 40229
New York: Christie, Manson & Woods, 1992. small 4to. cloth. 53, (7) pages. Auction sale with colored plates. Prices realized loosley inserted. Also priced with some comments in the margin. READ MORE about JOHN JAMES AUDUBON, THE BIRDS OF AMERICA AND OTHER IMPORTANT PRINTED BOOKS BY AUDUBON, MARK...
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 41685
New York: Christie's, 1977. small 4to. boards. 55 pages. Beautifully illustrated with some plates in color. Estimated prices tipped-in. A near fine copy. From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted. READ MORE about HIGHLY IMPORTANT NATURAL HISTORY BOOKS AND AUTOGRAPHS INCLUDING AUDUBON'S BIRDS OF AMERICA AND AN...
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 25692
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, (1995). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xiii, (iii), 259 pages. First Edition. Near fine in near fine jacket. This book offers an interesting perspective on printing and typography, book design and illustration, and modernism and publishing during an era of great change.From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted. READ MORE about TRADING WORDS; POETRY, TYPOGRAPHY AND ILLUSTRATED BOOKS IN THE MODERN LITERARY ECONOMY
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 50230
With a Foreword by George Plimpton & Etching and Drawings by Randy Jones.
Barre, MA: Imprint Society, 1972. 8vo. quarter leather, patterned paper-covered boards, all edges speckled, paper-covered slipcase. xvi, 136 pages. With a Foreword by George Plimpton & Etching and Drawings by Randy Jones. Limited to an edition of 1950 copies, this being out of series. It is signed by illustrator Randy Jones, whose bawdy pen-and-ink drawings are scattered through the book. Original etching has been laid-in. Text is usually attributed to Jonathan Badcock, one of the..... READ MORE about SELECTIONS FROM THE FANCY; OR TRUE SPORTSMAN'S GUIDE BY AN OPERATOR
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 93975
Volume 35, Number 2 of the Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress
(Washington D.C.): Library of Congress, April 1978. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (v), 66-138, (4) pages. Volume 35, Number 2 of the Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress. This issue has the following articles: "The Invention of Printing, Revolution within Revolution" by Nicholas Barker, "The Early Illustrated Book, Highlights from a Lecture" by Philip Hofer, "Into Something Rich and Strange, Of Dreams, Art, and the Unconscious" by Eleanor Cameron, and "The Hauslab-Liechtenstein Map Collection" by..... READ MORE about " INVENTION OF PRINTING, REVOLUTION WITHIN REVOLUTION."
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 92761
N.P. Printed for the Typophiles by the Spiral Press, (1965). 12mo. paper wrappers. (10) pages. Typophile Monograph no.78. READ MORE about LEONARD BASKIN'S SPEECH OF ACCEPTANCE ON RECEIVING THE MEDAL OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF GRAPHIC...
Price: $17.50 Order nr. 19956
Philadelphia: Beck Engraving Co., n.d. (circa 1929). 4to. paper covered boards. (16) pages. One page of text followed by examples of the gravure work executed by Beck. Beautiful cover printed in silver and dark blue against a light blue background. Near fine, lacking slipcase. READ MORE about BECK GRAVURE
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 41222
New York, NY: Pierre Beres, 1941-2. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 56 pages. Beres catalogue No. 6, 171 items. Introductory note, index of illustrations, general index. Black and white illustrations. Pencil notations on front cover. READ MORE about ILLUSTRATED BOOKS FROM THE 16TH TO THE 20TH CENTURY
Price: $10.00 Order nr. 131753
New York: New York Public Library & Readex Books, 1976. 4to. stiff paper folder, loose sheets. not paginated. Twenty-three selections from the new arrivals have been reproduced on the nineteen sheets included in this folder. Included is an illustration of Fitzgerald's translation of the Iliad. One of the sheets has a creased corner. Spine discolored, edges have minor wear. READ MORE about ABC, ARRIVALS IN THE BERG COLLECTION 1973-1975
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 91827
New York, NY: Pantheon Books, (1956). 4to. quarter cloth, paper covered boards, slipcase. unpaginated. One of 850 numbered copies signed by the author / illustrator. Printed by the Meriden Gravure Company. Composed of a collection of facsimile illustrations of imaginative views of Italy by Berman. Bookplate of Robert Elwell on front pastedown. A beautiful copy with the original decorative slipcase. READ MORE about IMAGINARY PROMENADES IN ITALY
Price: $125.00 Order nr. 135514
N.P. UCLA, 1982. small 16mo. stiff paper wrappers. not paginated. Limited to 100 copies. The nine illustrations have been printed from photoengravings of Bewick's original work. A pamphlet of excerpts from an article by W.P. Garrison titled "Thomas Bewick," which appeared more than one hundred years ago in Harper's New Monthly Magazine. Slight shelf wear. READ MORE about THOMAS BEWICK
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 97491
(Boston, MA: Cummings and Hilliard, 1821). 4to. later quarter leather, cloth, title gilt-stamped on spine, back original paper wrapper, top edge cut, other edges uncut. 101-197+(1) pages. Shaw and Shoemaker 40247. Volume III, Part II only. Tissue protected color engravings by Jacob Bigelow. In addition to the engravings, the botanical history, results of chemical examinations, and medical uses are listed. The entire work was published between 1817 and 1821. Bigelow (1787-1879) was a physician and..... READ MORE about AMERICAN MEDICAL BOTANY
Price: $650.00 Order nr. 120469
With twenty-five wood engravings by Rosemary Covey.
Newtown: Bird & Bull Press, 1993. small 4to. quarter red morocco with patterned blue cloth sides, leather spine label, clamshell box. 156, (3) pages. With twenty-five wood engravings by Rosemary Covey. Limited to 200 numbered copies (Berger A54). Printed on Arches mouldmade paper and composed in Perpetua types by Golgonooza Letter Foundry with binding by Campbell-Logan. Covey created 25 woodcuts showing Chinese street peddlers specifically for this book. Morris printed the woodcuts directly from the..... READ MORE about CALLS, SOUNDS & MERCHANDISE OF THE PEKING STREET PEDDLERS
Price: $400.00 Order nr. 39437