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THE PAPERS OF THE BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA. Volume Seventy-One, Second Quarter, 1977.

By: Todd, William B., editor.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY: The Bibliographical Society of America, 1977.: 1977.

Seller ID: 35861

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, printed green wrappers. pp. 137-256. The edges are lightly foxed and the corners are bumped. Very good. The contributions include: "'The Woefull Lamentation of Mistris Jane Shore': The Popularity of an Elizabethan Ballad" by James L. Harner; "The Texts of Allen Tate's 'Ode to the Confederate Dead'" by Lawrence Kingsley. View more info

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THE PAPERS OF THE BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA. Volume Seventy-Two, Third Quarter, 1978.

By: Todd, William B., editor.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY: The Bibliographical Society of America, 1978.: 1978.

Seller ID: 35862

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, printed blue wrappers. pp. 287-402. The edges are lightly foxed. Very good. The contributions include: "Biography and the Literary Executor: The Case of Mary Shelley" by Paula R. Feldman; "W. Somerset Maugham's 'Strictly Personal': A Missing Chapter" by Robert L. Calder; "'Clarifying and Enriching': Waugh's Changing Concept of Anthony Blanche" by Robert Murray Davis. View more info

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THE PAPERS OF THE BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA. Volume 73, No. 2, April-June, 1979.

By: Todd, William B., editor.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Austin, TX: The Bibliographical Society of America, 1979.: 1979.

Seller ID: 36688

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream wrappers. pp. 145-286. The edges are lightly foxed. The binding is lightly soiled. Very good. The contributions include: Leo Miller: "Milton and Vlacq"; James Gilreath: "The Benjamin Huebsch Imprint"; Larry Schaaf: "The First Photographically Printed and Illustrated Book". View more info

A SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE PRINCIPAL MODERN PRESSES PUBLIC AND PRIVATE IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND. With an Introduction by B. H. Newdigate

By: Tomkinson, G. S

Price: $40.00

Publisher: (San Francisco: Alan Wolsy Fine Arts, 1975).: 1975).

Seller ID: 6204

Condition: Fine


(San Francisco: Alan Wolsy Fine Arts, 1975).. 1975).. Fine. - Octavo, dark green cloth titled in silver. 238 pp. Illustrated with B&W facsimiles. Near fine. A reprint of the original 1928 published by The Club. View more info

A MONOGRAPH ON PRIVATELY-ILLUSTRATED BOOKS. A PLEA FOR BIBLIOMANIA

By: Tredwell, Daniel M

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brooklyn: Fred. Tredwell, 1882.: 1882.

Seller ID: 7055

Condition: Good


Brooklyn: Fred. Tredwell, 1882.. 1882.. Good. - 8vo, original printed wraps bound into maroon cloth (bumped, rubbed & stained; leather label rubbed from spine; top & front edge of rear cover darkened). [viii] & 161pp. (front hinge cracked; new endpaper detached & chipped at front edge; some light staining to original wraps; occasional soiling). Illustrated with a vignette & decorations. Good. A classic work on the practice of "extra" illustrating books Dust jacket present. View more info

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HANDMADE PAPER TODAY: A worldwide survey of mills, papers, techniques and uses.

By: Turner, Silvie; and Skiold, Birgit.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York: Frederic C. Beil, (1983).: (1983).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 37549

Condition: Very good


AMERICAN ARTIST SUSAN HOCKADAY'S COPY, SIGNED BY HER WITH SEVERAL SAMPLES OF VERY FINE JAPANESE GOSSAMER PAPER LAID IN - Quarto, 11 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide. Green cloth titled in silver on the spine and in blind on the front cover, in a printed green dust wrapper. The dust jacket's spine is faded. 280 pages, with profuse photographic illustrations. Fine in a very good dust wrapper. First American edition. American graphic artist and paper maker Susan Hockaday's copy, signed by her "Hockaday" at the top of the front endpaper. Laid into the book is a two page autograph letter ad... View more info

THE PRACTICE OF TYPOGRAPHY

By: Updike, Daniel Berkeley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Iowa City, IA: The Prairie Press, 1961.: 1961.

Seller ID: 26693

Condition: Fine


Iowa City, IA: The Prairie Press, 1961.. 1961.. Fine. - sc 13-1/2"x9" broadside printed on tan stock with the title in red & black at top followed by a grayish-blue vignette. Folded twice with colophon on the verso. Near fine. "Designed, hand set and printed by Carroll Coleman at the Prairie Press....The types are Eric Gill's Perpetual Titling capitals and Joanna." View more info

ENGRAVED BOOKPLATE, SIGNED WITHIN THE ENGRAVING, for Rudolf and Gertrud Lange. (In RICHARD WAGNER AN MATHILDE WESENDONK: Tagebuchblatter und Briefe 1853--1871. Siebenundzwanzigste durchgesehene Auflage)

By: Volkert, Hans

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berlin: Verlag von Alexander Dunker, 1906.: 1906.

Seller ID: 16728

Condition: Very good


Berlin: Verlag von Alexander Dunker, 1906.. 1906.. Very good. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt with decorations in dark brown on the front cover & spine. The binding is rubbed & lightly bumped. xxxv, 366 & [2] pages with 3 facsimiles,including 1 folding facsimile, in the rear. 4 plates with tissue guards, including a sepia-toned portrait frontispiece. The page edges are slightly darkened. There are a very few pencil markings. Very good. A beautiful engraving of a lake with wildflowers and a birch tree with delicate branches hanging down in the foreground and a forest on the far side of ... View more info

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THE NORTH-EAST BOOK TRADE TO 1860: Imprints and Subscriptions.

By: Wallis, Peter John.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K: University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 1977.: 1977.

Seller ID: 35671

Condition: Good


- Quarto [11-5/8 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover. Stapled self-wrappers. vi & 18 mimeographed pages. There is some light soiling to the title page & the bottom corners of the last 2 leaves are creased. Good. PHIBB 153, issued by the Project for Historical Biobibliography at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. Details the imprint and subscription material used in the Supplement to C. J. Hunt's "The book trade in Northumberland and Durham to 1860".Uncommon. View more info

ICUNABULA IN THE GENNADIUS LIBRARY. (Reprinted from Medievalia et Humanistica: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Culture. New Series, Number 2, 1971)

By: Walton, Francis R

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Cleveland, OH/London, U.K.: The Press of Case Western Reserve University, 1971).: 1971).

Seller ID: 7130

Condition: Very good


(Cleveland, OH/London, U.K.: The Press of Case Western Reserve University, 1971).. 1971).. Very good. - Squarish octavo, B&W decorative wraps. Very lightly soiled. pp. 7-20 & 4 pages of B&W facsimiles. Very good. Inscribed by the author. View more info

CAMBRIDGE STREET LITERATURE

By: Ward, Philip

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, U.K.: The Oleander Press, (1978).: (1978).

Seller ID: 6295

Condition: Fine


Cambridge, U.K.: The Oleander Press, (1978).. (1978).. Fine. - Octavo, printed boards. 64 pp. Illustrated with B&W facsimiles. Near fine. View more info

THE STUDENT'S GUIDE TO WESTERN CALLIGRAPHY: An Illustrated Survey.

By: Whalley, Joyce Irene.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO: Shambhala, 1984.: 1984.

Seller ID: 5798

Condition: Very good


- Quarto, printed wraps. Lightly rubbed & soiled. 188 pp. Illustrated. Very good. First edition.From the library of Fridolf Johnson with his ink name. First Edition. View more info

THE UNPUBLISHED LECTURES OF WILLIAM MORRIS. Edited and compiled by Eugene D. Lemire

By: William, Morris

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 1969.: 1969.

Seller ID: 4780

Condition: Fine


Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 1969.. 1969.. Fine. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. A price-sticker has been removed from the front panel of the dust wrapper. 331 pages plus colophon. Near fine. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE GROLIER CLUB: Officers, Committees, Constitution and By-Laws, Members. Reports of Officers and Committees for the Year 1928

By: Wilmerding, Lucius; President; et al

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: The Grolier Club, 1929.: 1929.

Seller ID: 30736

Condition: Very good


New York: The Grolier Club, 1929.. 1929.. Very good. - Small octavo, tan paper covered boards. The head & tail of the spine are creased & there is a tiny stain below the titling. 116 pages plus colophon. Near fine. Limited edition of 625 copies printed at the Gilliss Press. View more info

THE GROLIER CLUB: Officers, Committees, Constitution and By-Laws, Members. Reports of Officers and Committees for the Year 1929

By: Wilmerding, Lucius; President; et al

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: The Grolier Club, 1930.: 1930.

Seller ID: 30737

Condition: Very good


New York: The Grolier Club, 1930.. 1930.. Very good. - Small octavo, tan paper covered boards. The binding is very slightly bumped with a light score mark to the front cover. The head & tail of the spine are lightly creased. 112 pages plus colophon. Near fine. Limited edition of 650 copies printed at the Gilliss Press. View more info

A PRIMER ON BOOK COLLECTING

By: Winterich, John T

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY: Greenberg, Publisher, (1926).: (1926).

Seller ID: 6305

Condition: Very good


NY: Greenberg, Publisher, (1926).. (1926).. Very good. - Octavo, gray cloth; printed label on spine. Corners lightly bumped; label rubbed & darkened. xii & 206 pp. plus ads. Very good. Second printing. View more info

LETTERS OF THOMAS J. WISE TO JOHN HENRY WRENN: A Further inquiry into the Guilt of Certain Nineteenth-Century Forgers. Edited by Fannie E. Ratchford.

By: Wise, Thomas J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1944.: 1944.

Seller ID: 34322

Condition: Good


NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1944.. 1944.. Good. - Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt. Covers bumped & lightly spotted with a stain to the front cover; spine stained with a crease to the upper half. xiv & 591 pp. plus index & colophon. Page edges slightly darkened. B&W portrait frontispiece & B&W plates. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

THE HOUSE OF APPLETON: The history of a publishing house and its relationship to the cultural, social, and political events that helped shape the destiny of New York City

By: Wolfe, Gerard R

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Metuchen, NJ & London: The Scarecrow Press, 1981.: 1981.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 6414

Condition: Fine


Metuchen, NJ & London: The Scarecrow Press, 1981.. 1981.. Fine. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt. xviii & 450 pp. B&W illustrations. Near fine. First edition.The dedication copy, inscribed by the author to the dedicatee, John Tebbel, beneath his printed name on the dedication page. First Edition. View more info

THE COLONIAL PRINTER

By: Wroth, Lawrence C

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA: The University Press of Virginia, 1964.: 1964.

Seller ID: 7006

Condition: Very good


Charlottesville, VA: The University Press of Virginia, 1964.. 1964.. Very good. - Octavo, perfect bound pictorial white wraps. Predictably, the white wraps are slightly stained & creased and there is a price sticker affixed at the top of the front cover. 368 pp. illustrated with several plates and facsimiles. Very good. Originally published by the Grolier Club, this is a reprint of the Southworth-Anthoesen Press second edition. View more info

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN: Printer at Work

By: Wroth, Lawrence C

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY: privately printed, 1974.: 1974.

Seller ID: 7252

Condition: Fine


NY: privately printed, 1974.. 1974.. Fine. - 12mo, brown cloth titled in black. The rear cover has some faint red staining along the front edge. 81 pages, illustrated in brown & white. Near fine. View more info