London: The Bibliographical Society, 1991. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. iv, 87 pages. Occasional Papers No.6. A handlist of this collection, with dates and a short description of the contents of each entry. Combined author/subject index. Distributed for the Bibliographical Society. READ MORE about HANDLIST OF LIBRARY CATALOGUES AND LISTS OF BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS IN THE BRITISH LIBRARY...
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Worcester (MA): American Antiquarian Society, 1987. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers, cloth-covered slipcase with paper label on front. 183+(1); 81 pages. 2 volumes. The American Antiquarian Society was founded in 1812 by the printer Isaiah Thomas and associates for the purpose of preserving the records of the American Revolution. The Society is today a major archive of materials for American History. One volume is a brief history of the Society and a description of its collections... READ MORE about THE COLLECTIONS AND PROGRAMS OF THE AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY: A 175TH ANNIVERSARY GUIDE
Washington: National Gallery of Art / New York: G. Braziller, 1998. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xii, 415 pages. First edition. catalogue of 144 Northern European books on architecture, antiquities, and decoration, from the 16th into the 19th centuries, all in the Millard Collection at the National Gallery of Art. Introductory essay by Harry Francis Mallgrave. Bibliographic descriptions by Gerald Beasley, Claire Baines, Henry Raine. Illustrated books containing scenes of architectural interest, views of interiors, etc.... READ MORE about MARK J. MILLARD ARCHITECTURAL COLLECTION, NORTHERN EUROPEAN, VOL. III
Washington: National Gallery of Art / New York: G. Braziller, 1998. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xv, 392 pages. First edition. catalogue of ninety-seven British books, many of them folios, on architecture from the 17th into the 19th centuries, all in the Millard Collection at the National Gallery of Art. Covers seventy-seven architects and one firm (Hepplewhite). Includes important English translations of non-English architects (Palladio et al.), and a few non-architectural items. Each numbered entry is... READ MORE about THE MARK J. MILLARD ARCHITECTURAL COLLECTION, VOL. II, BRITISH BOOKS
Washington and New York: National Gallery of Art and George Braziller, (2000). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xxiii, 545+(1) pages. First edition. Scholarly catalogue of Italian and Spanish books on architecture, antiquities, and decoration, from the 15th into the 19th centuries, all in the Millard Collection at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Italy produced illustrated architectural books that surpass those from any other publishing center in the originality of their content and in... READ MORE about MARK J. MILLARD ARCHITECTURAL COLLECTION, VOL. IV ITALIAN AND SPANISH BOOKS FIFTEENTH THROUGH...
Washington: National Gallery of Art / New York: G. Braziller, 1993. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xxv, 512 pages. First edition. catalogue of 172 French books on architecture, antiquities, and decoration, from the 16th into the 19th centuries, all in the Millard Collection at the National Gallery of Art. Includes important French translations of non-French works, and a few engineering books, along with some illustrated books containing scenes of architectural interest, views of interiors, etc. Each... READ MORE about THE, VOL. 1 MARK J. MILLARD ARCHITECTURAL COLLECTION, FRENCH BOOKS
Newton, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1992. tall 8vo. quarter leather, decorated paper over boards. 153, (2) pages. Limited to 185 numbered copies (Berger A51). Printed on Arches mouldmade paper by Henry Morris at The Bird & Bull Press. Gives a history of British circulating libraries through the use of the Papantonio collection of library book labels and book related ephemera of the eighteenth and nineteenth century by the noted English collector Sir Ambrose Heal... READ MORE about A HISTORY OF BRITISH CIRCULATING LIBRARIES, THE BOOK LABELS AND EPHEMERA OF THE PAPANTONIO...
Copenhagen: Forening for Boghaandvaerk, 1920's-1970's. large 8vo. sewn, stiff paper wrappers. Various paginations (generally between 100-150 pages per volume). Various volumes of the Danish annual, The Bibliophile, offered for sale individually. Each volume has illustrations and generally contains 4-6 articles on collections, bindings, publishing, typography, Danish books and collectors, and other book-related matters. Some have brief English-language summaries at the end. Some vols. are unopened. All have their original wrappers, which are usually soiled, chipped..... READ MORE about BOGVENNEN, AARBOG FOR BOGKUNST OG BOGHISTORIE
Copenhagen: Forening for Boghaandvaerk, 1926-1931. large 8vo. original publishers paste paper covers with paper spine labels. Various paginations (approx. 2,500 pages total). 6 volumes. Six years of the Danish annual The Bibliophile: vols. 15-20 (1926-1931) of the original series The Bibliophile, which began in 1893, had by the 1920's lost interest in book crafts, and deals more with collecting and bibliophile issues, becoming rather more international in outlook. In 1926, reports on Danish Book auctions... READ MORE about BOGVENNEN, AARBOG FOR BOGKUNST OG BOGHISTORIE
Graz, Austria: Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1970. large 4to. gilt stamped cloth, clear plastic jacket. 94, (2), 302 pages. First edition. (S-K1164) Mazal provides the reader with a catalog of decorated book bindings from the Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek (Austrian National Library). His introduction gives an useful overview of bookbinding, as seen through the library's collections. Includes manuscripts from late antiquity and the Middle Ages as well as printed works since the 15th century. With 32 color plates and 270 black-and-white plates. READ MORE about EUROPÄISCHE EINBANDKUNST AUS MITTELALTER UND NEUZEIT
Rome: Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, 1995. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers, paper slipcase. (ii),687; (iv),350 pages. Two volumes. 1,380 bindings, mostly Italian, with 525 illustrations, from the Casanate Library (Biblioteca Casanatense), founded by Cardinal Girolamo Casanate (1620-1700). Volume I contains an introduction discussing early binding (with reference to examples in the Casanate holdings) and binders associated with the Cardinal or the Library up to the late 1700's, followed by a catalogue of 1,380... READ MORE about LEGATURE ANTICHE E DI PREGIO, SEC. XIV-XVIII
Princeton: Princeton University Library, 1949. 8vo. paper wrappers. (ix) page foreword by Boyd followed by the facsimile of the 1760 library catalogue in 36 pages. An early American library catalogue that was originally published by James Parker. READ MORE about A CATALOGUE OF BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY OF THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY JANUARY 29, 1760
London: British Museum Publications Ltd., (1977). large 8vo. cloth. x, 706 pages. First edition. Lists the manuscripts acquired since those bequeathed by Sir Hans Sloane in 1753, from 1756 to 1782, including numbers 4101 to 5017. Also provides an extensive index for these manuscripts. READ MORE about BRITISH LIBRARY CATALOGUE OF ADDITIONS TO THE MANUSCRIPTS 1756-1782
Wilmington: Delaware Heritage Press, (1988). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xv, 154 pages. Evolved from The Library Company of Wilmington, the Wilmington Institute, and the Wilmington Institute Free Library. With a bibliography, chronology and listing of librarians, etc. Illustrated. Crease in front cover. READ MORE about SO LAUDABLE AN UNDERTAKING, THE WILMINGTON LIBRARY, 1788-1988
New York, NY: Burt Franklin, (1970). 8vo. cloth. xxxviii, 461+(1) pages. Reprint of 1901 first edition. No. 418 in the publisher's "Research & Source Books Works Series." No. 134 in the "American Classics in History and Social Science" series. Preface, table of contents, two appendices, index. Frontispiece. An official in colonial Virginia best known for his survey of the Virginia-North Carolina boundary. One appendix contains a listing of Byrd's extensive library. READ MORE about THE WRITINGS OF COLONEL WILLIAM BYRD OF WESTOVER IN VIRGINIA ESQR
Manuscrits - Incunables - Livres Rares - Reliures - Dessins - Estampes - Objets d'Art - Curiosités Bibliographiques
Paris: Les Éditions d'Art et d'Histoire, 1937. 4to. loose leaves in stiff paper wrappers. (iv), pp.59-106 followed by plates XXI-XXXVII. Manuscrits - Incunables - Livres Rares - Reliures - Dessins - Estampes - Objets d'Art - Curiosités Bibliographiques. One section of this series devoted to the treasures of the French National Library. This part contains contains six essays about objects of interest in the collections of various libraries in France. The essays are as follows..... READ MORE about LES TRÉSORS DES BIBLIOTHÈQUES DE FRANCE
Manuscrits - Incunables - Livres Rares - Reliures - Dessins - Estampes - Objets d'Art - Curiosités Bibliographiques
Paris: Les Éditions d'Art et d'Histoire, 1934. 4to. loose leaves in stiff paper wrappers. (vi), pp.(59)-114 followed by plates XVIII-XXXV. Manuscrits - Incunables - Livres Rares - Reliures - Dessins - Estampes - Objets d'Art - Curiosités Bibliographiques. One section of this series devoted to the treasures of the French National Library. This part contains six essays about objects of interest in the collections of various libraries in France. The essays are as follows: "La..... READ MORE about LES TRÉSORS DES BIBLIOTHÈQUES DE FRANCE
London: The British Library, 1998. cloth, dust jacket. xxii, 501 pages. First edition. Books and Collectors brings together the most recent research of twenty-three distinguished scholars, focusing on four major themes in the history of the book over five centuries- monastic books and medieval learning, humanism and incunabula, the dispersal of monastic libraries, and postmanastic collectors. Contributers include David McKitterick, Mirjam Foot, and Janet Blackhouse among, others. Includes a chronological bibliography of Andrew Watson's principal... READ MORE about BOOKS AND COLLECTORS 1200-1700 ESSAYS FOR ANDREW WATSON
Catologhi di biblioteche private dei secoli XVII-XVIII nei fondi dell'Angelica.
Rome: Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, 1990. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xxii, 326 pages. Catologhi di biblioteche private dei secoli XVII-XVIII nei fondi dell'Angelica. Text in Italian. Published under the auspices of the Ministry of Cultural and Environmental Heritage. Catalogues of private libraries in the Biblioteca Angelica in Rome. Introduction and list of frequently consulted works. Organized by chronologically by country of origin. Black and white illustrations throughout. READ MORE about VOCIS ET ANIMARUM PINACOTHECAE
New York: Garland, 1974. 8vo. cloth. (xiv), 467 pages. Reprint of the London 1794 edition. Ruddiman was a librarian with interesting secondary ties to the book world. In 1707 he became a book auctioneer, and in 1715, a printer in partnership with his brother. Chalmers was a fellow Scot and a noted antiquarian. READ MORE about THE LIFE OF THOMAS RUDDIMAN N, A.M., THE KEEPER, FOR ALMOST FIFTY YEARS, OF THE LIBRARY BELONGING...
(Aldershot): Scolar Press, (1987). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. viii, 177 pages. First edition. The story of the General catalogue from the decision in 1834 to produce a new catalogue to the present day. An interesting account. With information on Antonio Panizzi. Well preserved copy. READ MORE about GK: 150 YEARS OF THE GENERAL CATALOGUE OF PRINTED BOOKS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM
Mancunii (Manchester): n.p., 1791-1826. small 8vo. one volume disbound and others bound in library buchram, all edges speckled red. Frontispiece,xvi,(2), 367; 368-622; frontispiece,v-xii,174, (6),116,86,48 pages. 3 volumes. Humphrey Chetham (1580-1653), a successful Manchester businessman and public figure, left a sum for founding of a library, afterwards named the Chetham Library. In 1791, the Chetham librarian, John Radcliffe, produced a two-volume classified catalogue in Latin with 6,723 numbered entries and divided into five general subjects with... READ MORE about BIBLIOTHECA CHETHAMENSIS, SIVE BIBLIOTHECAE PUBLICAE MANCUNIENSIS AB HUMFREDO CHETHAM ARMIGERO...
Washington: Library of Congress, 1979. oblong 8vo. cloth. xiii, 196 pages. First edition. Filled with illustrations. READ MORE about FOR CONGRESS AND THE NATION, A CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
New York: The New York Public Library, 1955. tall 8vo. cloth. 116 pages. Reprinted, with additional illustrations, from the Bulletin. 659 volumes described. Presentation from the author to Charles C. Mish on the front free endpaper. READ MORE about THE LIBRARY OF WILLIAM CONGREVE