London: Messrs. Sotheby & Co., 1967. small 4to. boards. (vii), 233, (9) pages. S-K 1184. This catalogue describes Abbey's collection of French bindings and contains a full color frontispiece and 51 full-page plates of bindings. Name in ink on free endpaper. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE CELEBRATED LIBRARY PART III
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Revue Internationale de la Reliure, de la Bibliophilie et de l'Estampe
Paris: 1990-1997. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. variously paginated. Revue Internationale de la Reliure, de la Bibliophilie et de l'Estampe. Text in French. Collection of 22 issues of Art & Métiers du Livre, a magazine devoted to the book arts. Consists of the following numbers: 163, 164, 170, 171, 172, 174, 183, 185, 186, 187, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 203, 204. Each issue contains numerous illustrations in color and black-and-white, as well as many interesting articles about bookbinding, book illustration, and other book arts. READ MORE about ART & MÉTIERS DU LIVRE
Paris: Pierre Berès, (1977). large 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. not paginated. Catalogue 76 from Pierre Berès of Paris offering French 19th century illustrated books, book bindings, napoleonica, etc. 370 books are offered for sale. Each entry is described and given a price. Illustrated in black-and-white. Indexed at rear. READ MORE about DIX-NEUVIÈME SIÈCLE ESSAIS, ÉTUDES, ART
(Paris, France): Bibliothèque Nationale, 1980. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xii, 257, (3) pages. Text in French. Preface, introduction. Indices of manuscripts, illuminators, designers and painters. Table of contents follows text. Eight color plates. Black and white frontispiece and illustrations throughout text. Includes books, manuscripts, and bindings. Covers scuffed at edges and along spine. READ MORE about TRÉSORS DE LA BIBLIOTHÈQUE DE L'ARSENAL
Paris, France: A. Durel, 1902. 4to. cloth, spine gilt-stamped. viii, 84, (2) plates. Text in French. Auction of the collection of Alexis, Vicomte de La Croix-Laval.(Blogie II, 245). 171 lots, with plates illustrating each. Alphabetical index precedes text. Ex-library with markings. Lacks plate 106. READ MORE about ALBUM DE CENT SOIXANTE-ET-ONZE REPRODUCTIONS DE RELIURES D'ART EXÉCUTÉES SUR DES ÉDITIOINS DE...
Paris: L. Giraud-Badin, 1937. 4to. later cloth, leather spine label. (iv), 70, (4) pages and 16 plates. Blogie II, 338. The expert was Étienne Ader. With 267 lots for sale. 16 plates mostly depicting these fine bindings. With the Randeria bookplate. READ MORE about BEAUX LIVRES ANCIENS, RARES ET PRÉCIEUX, MANUSCRITS ET IMPRIMÉS, RICHES RELIURES ARMORIÉES
Paris: L. Giraud-Badin, 1939. 4to. later cloth, leather spine label. 64 pages followed by the 24 plates. Blogie II, 344. The expert was Étienne Ader. With 176 lots for sale. 24 full-page plates mostly showing fine bindings. With the Randeria bookplate. READ MORE about BEAUX LIVRES MODERNES LA PLUPART REVÊTUS DE TRÈS RICHES RELIURES ET ENRICHIS DE PRÉCIEUX...
(Paris): M. Delestre, 1907. small 4to. contemporary cloth with original stiff paper wrappers bound-in. 40 leaves. Auction sale from December 4, 1907 (Blogie p.263 who references this album of bindings). An album of illustrations of the bookbindings appearing in an upcoming auction sale. Forty modern French bindings illustrated in black-and-white. From the reference library of the Zaehnsdorf Company with a commemorative booklabel loosely inserted. READ MORE about BEAUX LIVRES MODERNES, RELIURES D'ART. ALBUM DES RELIURES
Paris: Giraud-Badin, 1934. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 56 pages followed by the plates. Catalogue of Sale held October 30, 1934. (Blogie II, 327). Identified in pencil on the wrapper as the Blumenthal collection. Covers chipped around edges. Contains 15 plates printed on special glossy paper. 124 items auctioned and with an index of provenance. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHÈQUE B***, LIVRES ANCIENS RARES ET PRÉCIEUX, RICHES RELIURES ANCIENNES ARMORIÉES
(Paris, France: M. Étienne Ader), 1964. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 57, (3) pages. Text in French. Blogie II, 383. 159 lots. Featuring Romantic era bookbindings. 12 black and white plates. Wrappers lightly soiled and torn at top and bottom of spine. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHÈQUE D'UN AMATEUR TRÈS BEAUX LIVRES ILLUSTRÉS DE L'ÉPOQUE ROMANTIQUE DONT CERTAINS...
Paris: Georges Blaizot, (1966). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 43, (3) pages. Auction sale catalogue with illustrations in black and white. Newspaper clipping with prices realized loosely inserted (which has yellowed facing pages. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHÈQUE D'UN AMATEUR TRÈS BEAUX LIVRES MODERNES ... IMPORTANTES RELIURES DE P. BONET, G....
Paris: Jules Meynial - L. Giraud-Badin, 1924. 4to. later cloth, leather spine label. (iv), 108, (4) pages and 52 plates. Blogie II, 297. A second part was issued later which sold prints and drawings. This sale listed 331 lots and was accompanied by 52 plates of bindings. With the Randeria bookplate. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHÈQUE DE M. EUGÈNE RENEVEY
Paris, France: Georges Blaizot, (1968). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 51+(1) pages. Text in French. Blogie II, 395. 135 lots. Features books bound by noteworthy French binders. Four black and white plates. Wrappers sunned at edges. Prices for some lots pencilled in margins. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHÈQUE DU PROFESSEUR GEORGES MARCHAL TRÈS BEAUX LIVERS MODERNES
Paris: n.p., 1936. small 4to. sewn, stiff paper wrappers, protector. 178, (4) pages, with 18 additional pages and 5 additional leaves of plates. Auction catalogue for the sale of 511 lots from the library of Gabriel Thomas on March 26-28, 1936 (Blogie 334). Offered were books of the 16th to 18th centuries, often in fine bindings, drawings and watercolors by Maurice Denis (1870-1943), first editions, illustrated books, and autographs and manuscripts, including the autograph manuscript... READ MORE about BIBLIOTHEQUE GABRIEL THOMAS, BEAUX LIVRES ANCIENS AUX ARMES, EDITIONS ORIGINALES ROMANTIQUES ET...
5 volumes, complete.
Paris: Me. Étienne Ader & Leopold Carteret, 1934 - 1935. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (iv),iii,39,(5) with 47 plates of bindings, 5 spread page and 6 in color; (viii),152,(4) pages with 91 plates, 51 of bindings and 3 in color; (iv),iv,252,(4) pages with 143 plates, 101 of bindings and 5 in color; (iv),iv,112,(4) pages with 69 plates, 21 of bindings and 1 in color; (iv),162,(4) pages with 40 plates of bindings. 5 volumes, complete. Auction... READ MORE about BIBLIOTHÈQUE HENRI BERALDI
(Paris, France): n.p., n.d., but 1996. 4to. paper-covered boards. unpaginated. Text in French. Limited to 200 numbered copies. Introductory comments by Jean Toulet. Alphabetical list of authors. Indices of artists and binders. Foldout color frontispiece and color illustrations throughout. A catalogue of the bindings in the library of Henri Paricaud, arranged chronologically, from 1886 to 1991. Bumped at bottom edge and top fore-edge corner. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHÈQUE HENRI PARICAUD: LIVRES ILLUSTRÉS DU XXE SIÈLE
Livres Illustrés du XVIIIe Siècle reliès en maroquin la pluplart armories ou ornés de dentelles
Paris: L. Carteret, 1926. 4to. stiff paper wrappers with dust jacket. (iv), 86, (2). Livres Illustrés du XVIIIe Siècle reliès en maroquin la pluplart armories ou ornés de dentelles. As the sale did not take place, there were few catalogues issued. Not in Blogie. Contains 61 black-and-white plates, many of which show more than one book. There are 247 items listed. The catalogue is worn at the edges and lightly soiled. Minor paper loss at..... READ MORE about BIBLIOTHÈQUE LÉON ABRAMI
LIVRES ILLUSTRES DU XVIIIe SIECLE, EXEMPLAIRES UNIQUES, CONTENANT DES DESSINS ORIGINAUX.
Paris: Georges Blaizot and Claude Guerin, (1972-1974). 4to. cloth. (viii), 105, (3) pages. LIVRES ILLUSTRES DU XVIIIe SIECLE, EXEMPLAIRES UNIQUES, CONTENANT DES DESSINS ORIGINAUX. S-K 1260. Only part three of this six volume set. Spine slightly faded. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHÈQUE RAPHAËL ESMERIAN
LIVRES ILLUSTRES MODERNES (1874-1970)
Paris: Georges Blaizot and Claude Guerin, (1972-1974). 4to. cloth. 123, (3) pages. LIVRES ILLUSTRES MODERNES (1874-1970). S-K 1260. Only part five with Supplement of this six volume set. Some fading of covers. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHÈQUE RAPHAËL ESMERIAN
LIVRES ILLUSTRES DU XIXe SIECLE, ... TRES BELLES RELIURES DOREES ET MOSAIQUEES DE DOLL, DUPLANIL, THOUVENIN, OTTMANN, SIMIER, VOGEL, ETC.
Paris: Georges Blaizot and Claude Guerin, (1972-1974). 4to. cloth. 147, (3) pages. LIVRES ILLUSTRES DU XIXe SIECLE, ... TRES BELLES RELIURES DOREES ET MOSAIQUEES DE DOLL, DUPLANIL, THOUVENIN, OTTMANN, SIMIER, VOGEL, ETC. S-K 1260. Only part four of this six volume set. Some fading of covers. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHÈQUE RAPHAËL ESMERIAN
Paris: Librairie L. Carteret, 1935. small 4to. later cloth, leather spine label. 115+(1) pages and 16 plates. Blogie II, 330. Expert was Étienne Ader. A total of 596 lots. The first part of this sale was especially strong in "riches reliures dorée ou Mosaïquées". The text is accompanied by 16 separate plates of bindings. With the Randeria bookplate. READ MORE about BIBLIOTHÈQUES PROVENANT DE DEUX AMATEURS ET DE LA SUCCESSION DE M.L.A***
Brussel: Koninklijke Bibliotheek Albert I, 1975. tall 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. x, 73, (5) pages. With a foreword by Martin Wittek and an introduction by Jacques Guignard. Sections on Rose Adler, Paul Bonet, Georges Cretté, Henri Creuzevault, Paule Ameline, and many others. Illustrated in black-and-white. READ MORE about HEDENDAAGSE FRANSE BOEKBINDKUNST ENKELE STROMINGEN
Bruxelles: Bibliothèque Royale Albert Ier, 1975. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. x, 70, (8) pages. S-K 6536. Filled with illustrations in black and white. With contributions by Martin Wittek and Jacques Guignard. Tear along front hinge at top of spine. READ MORE about RELIURES FRANCAISES CONTEMPORAINES, QUELQUES TENDANCES
Bordeaux, France: Charles Lefebvre, 1873. 8vo. original stiff paper wrappers. 128 pages. Text in French. Studies of noteworthy bookbindings in the libraries of noted collectors. Includes detailed information on both the collectors and the collections. Pages 83-94 separated. READ MORE about ÉTUDES SUR LA RELIURE DES LIVRES ET SUR LES COLLECTIONS DE BIBLIOPHILES CÉLÈBRES
Austin, TX: W. Thomas Taylor, 1987. 8vo. quarter cloth, paper-covered boards, paper spine label, top edge cut, other edges uncut. 130, (4) pages. Text in English and French. Limited to 300 copies. Edited by Elaine B. Smyth. Translated from the French by Claude Benaiteau. Table of contents, acknowledgments, introduction by John P. Chalmers, note on the texts, appendix. A bilingual treatise on bookbinding. First published in 1763, the author (1692-1766) published the first edition of... READ MORE about TRAITÉ DE LA RELIEURE DES LIVRES