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21 (Austen, Jane). Pierpont Morgan Library JANE AUSTEN: LETTERS & MANUSCRIPTS IN THE PIERPONT MORGAN LIBRARY
New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975. 1975. Fine 
New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975.. 1975.. Fine. - Tall octavo, softcover bound in decorative wrappers. The wraps are very lightly bumped & slightly faded along the spine. 30 pages plus 4 pages of black-and-white facsimiles & a colophon. Near fine.

Printed at the Stinehour Press. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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22 (Baker, Arthur). Hogarth, William THE CALLIGRAPHIC ART OF ARTHUR BAKER
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1983). (1983). 0684178370 / 9780684178370 Very good 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1983).. (1983).. Very good. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], cloth-backed boards, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped & the head of the jacket spine is torn. [vii] & [2] pages [prelims & notes] plus 45 pages reproducing calligraphic work by Arthur Baker in black & white. Near fine in a good dust wrapper.

First edition.

With an Introduction by William Hogarth. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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23 (Bangs, Samuel). Spell, Lota M PIONEER PRINTER: Samuel Bangs in Mexico and Texas
Austin: University of Texas Press, (1963). (1963). Very good Signed
Austin: University of Texas Press, (1963).. (1963).. Very good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt on the spine, in dw. The dw spine is slightly darkened. xii & 230 pp. with several illustrations. Near fine in a very good dw.

Bookman & typographer Fridolf Johnson's copy, signed by him on the front endpaper. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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24 (Beaumont Press). Beaumont, Cyril W THE FIRST SCORE. An Account of the Foundation and Development of the Beaumont Press and its First Twenty Publications
Bronxville, NY: Nicholas T. Smith, 1980. 1980. Fine 
Bronxville, NY: Nicholas T. Smith, 1980.. 1980.. Fine. - Octavo, red cloth in printed red dw with device on the front panel. [99] pp. illustrated with a frontispiece, vignette devices and decorations. Near fine.

The publications of the Beaumont press from 1917 through 1927. Reprinted from the 1927 edition by The Town House Press for Nicholas T. Smith. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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25 (Bettoni, Nicolo; 1770-1842). (Vergnano, Letizia Pecorella; et al) NICOLO BETTONI E IL SUO TEMPO: Mostra iconografica. Comune di Brescia marzo 1979. (Catalogue)
(Brescia [Italy]): Grafo Edizioni, (1979). (1979). Very good 
(Brescia [Italy]): Grafo Edizioni, (1979).. (1979).. Very good. - Quarto, pictorial B&W wraps. Lightly rubbed; rear wrap soiled. 80 pp. Profuse B&W illustrations, including facsimiles. Very good.

Catalogue for an exhibition about the life and times of Italian printer Nicolo Bettoni. The text is in Italian. 
Price: 30.00 USD

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26 (Between-Hours Press; and Ben Grauer) GREETING CARD
Between-Hours Press, 1955. 1955. Very good 
Between-Hours Press, 1955.. 1955.. Very good. - Oblong 12mo [3-1/4 inches high by 3-3/4 inches wide], green wraps sewn with cream thread with a wood-engraved red & white label by John de Pol mounted on the front wrap. An additional copy of this tiny label sticker is tipped in on the inside rear wrap. There is a tiny stain & tear to the rear wrap. 1 leaf of cream stock folded to form 2 blanks & 2 pages, on which are printed the text of the card & a red-and-white wood-engraving by John de Pol incorporating the initials "BR". Very good.

Limited edition of 85 numbered copies.

The text reads: "A Happy Birthday to you, Bruce Rogers / May 14, 1955. Printed by hand by Ben Grauer at his Between-Hours Press, Wood Engravings by John de Pol / 85 copies Number 24". The numeral is handwritten. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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27 (Binny & Ronaldson) A SPECIMEN OF METAL ORNAMENTS CAST AT THE LETTER FOUNDRY OF BINNY & RONALDSON. [Facsimile]
Philadelphia: Printed by Fry and Kammerer, 1809. 1809. Very good 
Philadelphia: Printed by Fry and Kammerer, 1809.. 1809.. Very good. - Octavo, gray cloth backed plain gray boards titled in black on the spine. The covers are slightly soiled. 14 leaves plus endpapers, all wonderfully illustrated with depictions of ornaments. Includes 2 wonderful folding plates. Very good.

A facsimile of 600 copies of the first type- founder's specimen book to be issued. Published by Meriden Gravure. 
Price: 45.00 USD

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28 (Birkelund, Palle; compiler) DANSK BOGHAANDVAERK GENNEM TIDERNE 1482-1948
[Copenhagen]: Forening for Boghaandvaerk/Fischers Forlag, 1949. 1949. Very good 
[Copenhagen]: Forening for Boghaandvaerk/Fischers Forlag, 1949.. 1949.. Very good. - Octavo, tan stiff paper wraps with printed paper labels on the front cover & spine. The bottom edges of the covers are stained; the spine & its label are darkened & the head of the spine & the joints are lightly chipped. 247 & [1] pp. plus colophon. Illustrated with full-page B&W facsimiles. with textual illustrations throughout. The contents are very good.

The book also includes a small section on bindings. The text is in Danish.

Very scarce. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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29 (Black Sparrow Press). Cooney, Seamus A CHECKLIST OF THE FIRST ONE HUNDRED PUBLICATIONS OF THE BLACK SPARROW PRESS. With 30 Passing Remarks by Robert Kelly
Los Angeles, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1971. 1971. Very good 
Los Angeles, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1971.. 1971.. Very good. - Octavo, printed wraps. Unevenly faded & lightly creased. 39 pp. Pencil marks in checklist. Very good.

1/800 copies in wraps. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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30 (Black Sparrow Press). Morrow, Bradford; and Cooney, Seamus A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE BLACK SPARROW PRESS 1966 - 1978. Foreword by Robert Kelly
Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1981. 1981. 087685465X / 9780876854655 Fine 
Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1981.. 1981.. Fine. - Octavo, tan paper covered boards backed with green cloth titled in black within a rust brown rectangle with decorations in rust brown on the front board & with a printed paper label on the spine, in the original acetate dust wrapper. The dust jacket is rubbed with a small stain to the front panel. xxiv, [1] leaf & 302 pages plus colophon. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

First trade edition, limited to 1,500 copies. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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31 (Black Sparrow Press). Morrow, Bradford; Cooney, Seamus A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE BLACK SPARROW PRESS 1966-1978. Foreword by Robert Kelly
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1981. 1981. Very good Signed
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1981.. 1981.. Very good. - Quarto, black cloth backed tan boards by Earle Gray. 302 pages plus the colophon. Illustrated throughout. The book's edges are lightly soiled. Very good.

Limited edition of 276 deluxe large paper numbered copies signed by the authors and Robert Kelly on a paper label mounted onto the front pastedown. 
Price: 95.00 USD

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32 (Black Sun Press). Minkoff, George Robert A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE BLACK SUN PRESS. With an Introduction by Caresse Crosby
Great Neck, NY: Published by G.R. Minkoff, 1970. 1970. Very good 
Great Neck, NY: Published by G.R. Minkoff, 1970.. 1970.. Very good. - Quarto, 11-1/8 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide. Bound in black cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The covers are very slightly warped and soiled. 58 pages plus the index. Illustrated. Very good.

First edition, limited to 1,250 copies. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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33 (Blake, William). (Thorne, Mrs. Landon K.) THE BLAKE COLLECTION OF MRS. LANDON K. THORNE. Catalogue by G. E. Bentley, Jr. Introduction by Charles Ryskamp. (Catalog)
New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1971. 1971. Very good 
New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1971.. 1971.. Very good. - Small quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in printed blue wrappers with a black-and-white illustration on the front wrap. The spine is faded. 65 pages plus 30 pages of black-and-white facsimiles & a colophon. Very good.

35 items are catalogued and fully described. 
Price: 12.50 USD

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34 (Bodley, Sir Thomas) THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY AND ITS FRIENDS. Catalogue of an Exhibition Held 1969-1970
Oxford: Bodleian Library, (1969). (1969). Fine 
Oxford: Bodleian Library, (1969).. (1969).. Fine. - Octavo, pictorial perfect bound wraps. 88 pp. with profuse B&W plates and illustrations throughout. Near fine.

Includes a preface by Robert Shackleton, the Bodley's librarian. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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35 (Bond, W. H.). THE HOUGHTON LIBRARY 1942-1967: A Selection of Books and Manuscripts in Harvard Collections.
Cambridge, MA: The Harvard College Library, 1967. 1967. Very good 
- Quarto, black cloth titled in gilt. Lightly rubbed & spotted. xiv, 1 leaf & 255 pp. plus colophon. Illustrated with facsimiles in B&W & color. Very good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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36 (Borden, M. C. D.) ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF THE VALUABLE LIBRARY FORMED BY THE LATE M. C. D. BORDEN, ESQ. To Be Sold at Unrestricted Public Sale by Order of the Executors at the American Art Galleries....Part I - - A to J. Part I -- K to Z. (2-volume catalogue)
NY: The American Art Association, 1913. 1913. Very good 
NY: The American Art Association, 1913.. 1913.. Very good. - Small quarto, printed cream wraps with decorative frames in black on the front wraps. Soiled; the Vol. 1 spine is stained with the head & tail torn; the Vol. 1 front wrap is detached with stains to the extremities; the spine is torn & chipped. Illustrated with B&W plates, including folding frontispiece in Vol. 1. The Vol. 2 front endpaper & half-title are detached with the front wrap & there are tiny stains to the front edges of the prelims. Ex-library with library stamps on front wraps & handwritten numerals on Vol. 2 front wrap, library stamps on first page of text.

Items 1-367 are catalogued in Volume 1 and items 368-838 in Volume 2. Prices realized are noted in pencil against a number of items in Volume 1. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 75.00 USD

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37 (Borsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels) CONTEMPORARY GERMAN BOOK DESIGN
Frankfurt am Main: Borsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels E.V., (1955). (1955). Very good 
Frankfurt am Main: Borsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels E.V., (1955).. (1955).. Very good. - 12mo, printed tan wraps. Very lightly soiled. 36 pp. printed in black & red. Near fine.

The text is in English. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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38 (Boyd, Julian P.) JULIAN P. BOYD: A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL RECORD. Compiled and Offered by His Friends on the Occasion of His Tenth Anniversary as Librarian of Princeton University
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1950. 1950. Fine 
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1950.. 1950.. Fine. - Small octavo, black cloth backed decorated olive boards titled in gilt on the spine. Tiny nick to the rear cover. 62 pP. plus colophon. Profusely illustrated throughout. Near fine.

Limited edition of 750 copies designed by P.J. Conkwright and printed by Princeton University Press with full-tone collotype illustrations by the Meriden Gravure Company. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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39 (Brunner, Vratislav Hugo). Polivkova, Bozena; Kybalova, Ludmila TVURCE CESKE KNIHY V. H. BRUNNER
Praha: Nakladatelstvi Ceskoslovenskych Vytvarnych Umelcu, 1961. 1961. Good 
Praha: Nakladatelstvi Ceskoslovenskych Vytvarnych Umelcu, 1961.. 1961.. Good. - Tall octavo [9-5/8 inches high by 6-7/8 inches wide], gray cloth titled in red. The binding is slightly bumped & soiled with the spine & extremities a bit darkened. 138 pages & [1] leaf plus colophon. Profusely illustrated in black & white and color. The page edges are slightly darkened. Good.

First edition.

"Soupis Knizni Grafiky: Bozena Polivkova. Uvodni Studie: Ludmila Kybalova". A catalog of Brunner's graphic works and book art by Bozena Polivkova with an introduction by Ludmila Kybalova. The text is in Czech.

Vratislav Hugo Brunner [1886- 1928] was a Czech typographer, illustrator, graphic designer, cartoonist, author, toy and stage designer and painter. His work significantly affected the development of Czech book arts. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD

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40 (Buhler, Curt F.) THE BIBLE: Manuscript and Printed Bibles / From the Fourth to the Nineteenth Century. Illustrated Catalogue of an Exhibition December 1, 1947, to April 30, 1948. (Catalog)
New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1947. 1947. Very good 
New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1947.. 1947.. Very good. - Small quarto [11 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in printed blue wrappers with a vignette in black & gray on the front wrap. The spine & extremities are faded and the head of the spine is creased & chipped. 47 & [1] pages. Color frontispiece & full-page black-and-white facsimiles. Very good.

Limited edition of 750 copies. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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