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THE FIRST SCORE. An Account of the Foundation and Development of the Beaumont Press and its First Twenty Publications

By: (Beaumont Press). Beaumont, Cyril W

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bronxville, NY: Nicholas T. Smith, 1980.: 1980.

Seller ID: 6982

Condition: 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. View more info

NICOLO BETTONI E IL SUO TEMPO: Mostra iconografica. Comune di Brescia marzo 1979. (Catalogue)

By: (Bettoni, Nicolo; 1770-1842). (Vergnano, Letizia Pecorella; et al)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: (Brescia [Italy]): Grafo Edizioni, (1979).: (1979).

Seller ID: 7217

Condition: 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. View more info

GREETING CARD

By: (Between-Hours Press; and Ben Grauer)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Between-Hours Press, 1955.: 1955.

Seller ID: 7738

Condition: 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... View more info

A SPECIMEN OF METAL ORNAMENTS CAST AT THE LETTER FOUNDRY OF BINNY & RONALDSON. [Facsimile]

By: (Binny & Ronaldson)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: Printed by Fry and Kammerer, 1809.: 1809.

Seller ID: 7010

Condition: 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. View more info

DANSK BOGHAANDVAERK GENNEM TIDERNE 1482-1948

By: (Birkelund, Palle; compiler)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: [Copenhagen]: Forening for Boghaandvaerk/Fischers Forlag, 1949.: 1949.

Seller ID: 7009

Condition: 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. View more info

A CHECKLIST OF THE FIRST ONE HUNDRED PUBLICATIONS OF THE BLACK SPARROW PRESS. With 30 Passing Remarks by Robert Kelly

By: (Black Sparrow Press). Cooney, Seamus

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1971.: 1971.

Seller ID: 6485

Condition: 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. View more info

A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE BLACK SPARROW PRESS 1966 - 1978. Foreword by Robert Kelly

By: (Black Sparrow Press). Morrow, Bradford; and Cooney, Seamus

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1981.: 1981.

Seller ID: 4674

ISBN: 087685465X

Condition: 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. View more info

A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE BLACK SPARROW PRESS 1966-1978. Foreword by Robert Kelly

By: (Black Sparrow Press). Morrow, Bradford; Cooney, Seamus

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1981.: 1981.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 7254

Condition: Very good


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. View more info

A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE BLACK SUN PRESS. With an Introduction by Caresse Crosby

By: (Black Sun Press). Minkoff, George Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Neck, NY: Published by G.R. Minkoff, 1970.: 1970.

Seller ID: 9537

Condition: 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. View more info

THE BLAKE COLLECTION OF MRS. LANDON K. THORNE. Catalogue by G. E. Bentley, Jr. Introduction by Charles Ryskamp. (Catalog)

By: (Blake, William). (Thorne, Mrs. Landon K.)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1971.: 1971.

Seller ID: 18063

Condition: 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. View more info

THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY AND ITS FRIENDS. Catalogue of an Exhibition Held 1969-1970

By: (Bodley, Sir Thomas)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford: Bodleian Library, (1969).: (1969).

Seller ID: 7027

Condition: 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. View more info

THE HOUGHTON LIBRARY 1942-1967: A Selection of Books and Manuscripts in Harvard Collections.

By: (Bond, W. H.).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA: The Harvard College Library, 1967.: 1967.

Seller ID: 36308

Condition: 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. View more info

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)

By: (Borden, M. C. D.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY: The American Art Association, 1913.: 1913.

Seller ID: 6934

Condition: 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, li... View more info

CONTEMPORARY GERMAN BOOK DESIGN

By: (Borsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Frankfurt am Main: Borsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels E.V., (1955).: (1955).

Seller ID: 23213

Condition: 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. View more info

JULIAN P. BOYD: A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL RECORD. Compiled and Offered by His Friends on the Occasion of His Tenth Anniversary as Librarian of Princeton University

By: (Boyd, Julian P.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1950.: 1950.

Seller ID: 7043

Condition: 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. View more info

TVURCE CESKE KNIHY V. H. BRUNNER

By: (Brunner, Vratislav Hugo). Polivkova, Bozena; Kybalova, Ludmila

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Praha: Nakladatelstvi Ceskoslovenskych Vytvarnych Umelcu, 1961.: 1961.

Seller ID: 28550

Condition: 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 ... View more info

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)

By: (Buhler, Curt F.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1947.: 1947.

Seller ID: 18065

Condition: 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. View more info

THE POETRY LIBRARY OF MARIE BULLOCK

By: (Bullock, Marie). Goldwasser, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Locus Solus Rare Books, 2003.: 2003.

Seller ID: 26878

Condition: Fine


New York: Locus Solus Rare Books, 2003.. 2003.. Fine. - Quarto [10 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in decorative blue wrappers. There is a tiny chip to the head of the spine. 95 & [1] pages. Illustrated with full-page facsimiles in black, white & gray. Near fine. A thousand items are catalogued with prices. The text includes a brief recollection by William Jay Smith. View more info

WILLIAM BULMER AND THE SHAKESPEARE PRESS: A Biography of William Bulmer from A Dictionary of Printers and Printing by C. H. Timperley, London, 1839 / with an Introductory Note on the Bulmer-Martin Types by Laurance B. Siegfried

By: (Bulmer, William). Timperley, C. H.; Siegfried, Laurance B

Price: $20.00

Publisher: [Syracuse, NY]: Syracuse University Press, (1957).: (1957).

Seller ID: 4944

Condition: Fine


[Syracuse, NY]: Syracuse University Press, (1957).. (1957).. Fine. - 12mo [7 inches high by 4-1/2 inches wide], black cloth titled in gilt on the spine with a pictorial tan & white label mounted on the front cover, in a glassine dust wrapper printed in gilt. The covers are lightly rubbed & the glassine is more heavily rubbed. Half-title, title, 34 & [1] pages plus colophon. Illustrated with wood engravings in black, brown & white by John de Pol. The contents are fine. Published in observance of the bicentennial of William Bulmer's birth, 1757-1957. Dust jacket present. View more info

A CHRISTMAS LETTER: JACQUES CALLOT, MASTER GRAVER OF LORRAINE. (Years of Apprenticeship)

By: (Callot, Jacques). Biddle, Moncure

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: Moncure Biddle & Co., December 25, 1944.: December 25, 1944.

Seller ID: 12158

Condition: Very good


Philadelphia, PA: Moncure Biddle & Co., December 25, 1944.. December 25, 1944.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The edges of the wraps are darkened & lightly chipped & there are small circular stains & a light vertical stain to the front wrap. 56 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white with pictorial endpapers, 2 plates, including a portrait frontispiece, full-page illustrations & vignettes in the text after engravings by Jacques Callot. The contents are very good. Laid in is the business card of Owen Biddle, Attorney-at-Law. View more info