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THE NINETIETH CATALOGUE: English Books, Manuscripts, Incunabula, Voyages, Americana, Geography, Bindings, Natural History. Including A Caxton in its original binding, The Bourbon Hours, The Parma Petrarch, The Hypnerotomachia, A splendid Maioli binding, The manuscript of Rochambeau's Memoirs, together with the Cartographic Archive of his family, The younger Rochambeau's West Indies Papers, A magnificent elephant folio Audubon

By: (H. P. Kraus)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NY: H. P. Kraus, n.d. [c. 1960s].: n.d. [c. 1960s].

Seller ID: 7100

Condition: Very good

NY: H. P. Kraus, n.d. [c. 1960s].. n.d. [c. 1960s].. Very good. - Quarto, cream cloth backed blue boards titled in gilt on spine; printed paper label on front cover. The boards are lightly bumped & rubbed & the spine is darkened & spotted; the label is creased, with a short tear. 201 & [1] pp. Tipped-in B&W frontispiece, profuse B&W tipped-in plates & full- page & textual facsimiles. Very good. View more info

MODERN GERMAN BOOK DESIGN: an exhibition arranged by Borsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels, Frankfurt/M. and Klingspor-Museum, Offenbach am Main 1959. (Catalog)

By: (Halbey, Hans A.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Hamburg): Klingspor-Museum, (1960).: (1960).

Seller ID: 2635

Condition: Very good

(Hamburg): Klingspor-Museum, (1960).. (1960).. Very good. - Square octavo, pictorial white wraps. The wraps are lightly soiled with the corners very slightly creased; the spine is slightly darkened. 34 pp. B&W illustrations. Very good. 158 items are listed in this catalog for an exhibition which toured the United States in 1959.Laid in is a slip which reads: "Printed for the members of the society friends of Klingspor- Museum 1960". View more info


By: (Harvard University Press). Hall, Max

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MA/London, U.K.: Harvard University Press, 1986.: 1986.

Seller ID: 3934

ISBN: 0674380800

Condition: Fine

Cambridge, MA/London, U.K.: Harvard University Press, 1986.. 1986.. Fine. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. There is some soiling to the front panel of the dust jacket & a tear to the top inner corner of the rear panel & the head of the spine. [x] & 257 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info


By: (Haskell, Daniel C)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: (The New York Public Library), November 1925.: November 1925.

Seller ID: 6901

Condition: Very good

New York: (The New York Public Library), November 1925.. November 1925.. Very good. - Octavo, printed gray wraps. Lightly soiled with spine & extremities slightly darkened; bottom corners lightly creased. 66 pp. Pencil notes on rear blank. The contents are very good. Reprinted from the Bulletin of the New York Public Library of July and August 1925. View more info


By: (Heinemann, William). Whyte, Frederic

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1929.: 1929.

Seller ID: 7013

Condition: Good

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1929.. 1929.. Good. - Octavo, brown cloth with printed paper label on the spine. The spine is soiled, darkened & chipped at edges. 327 pp., illustrated with a frontispiece portrait and plates. Page edges slightly darkened. Good. View more info

THE RENAISSANCE / FROM PETRARCH TO SHAKESPEARE. Parts One, Two and Three. (3 catalogues)

By: (Herbert Reichner)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Stockbridge, MA: Herbert Reichner, [circa 1960s].: [circa 1960s].

Seller ID: 7215

Condition: Very good

Stockbridge, MA: Herbert Reichner, [circa 1960s].. [circa 1960s].. Very good. - Octavo, printed cream wraps with vignette in brick red on each wrap. Lightly soiled with Part One bottom corners lightly creased; spines somewhat darkened with short tear to head of Part Two spine; ink & pencil notations on the Part Two and Three front wraps. Unpaginated. Bottom corners of Part One pages lightly creased. Illustrated with B&W facsimiles. Very good. 1, 824 items are catalogued and priced. View more info

BIBLION: The Bulletin of the New York Public Library. Volume I, Number 2. Spring 1993. (Cover title)

By: (Hine, Lewis). Funke, Claudia; McMurray, Mark; Sink, Robert; Gutman, Judith Mark; et al

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: New York Public Library, (1993).: (1993).

Seller ID: 32671

Condition: Very good

New York: New York Public Library, (1993).. (1993).. Very good. - Small quarto [10 inches high by 7 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is slightly bumped. 192 pages plus inside wraps. Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. Among the contents of this issue are articles on Lewis Hines's library photographs and his photographs for the Child Welfare Exhibit of 1911, Perris & Browne atlases, and engravings of the Emperor of China's European palaces. View more info

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY LIBRARY CHRONICLE. Volume LXII, Number 1, Autumn 2000. [Struwwelpeter issue]

By: (Hoffmann, Heinrich). Sauer, Walter; et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Library), 2000.: 2000.

Seller ID: 32184

Condition: Fine

(Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Library), 2000.. 2000.. Fine. - Octavo, printed cream wrappers with a vignette in black & gray on the front wrap. 149 pages plus 3-page publisher's catalog. Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. This issue features a series of articles on editions and translations of the nineteenth-century children's book "Struwwelpeter" by Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann. View more info

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INFLUENCES: Hopper Papers Identity color System.

By: (Hopper Papers).

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia: Georgia-Pacific Corporation, (1993).: (1993).

Seller ID: 35499

Condition: Fine

- Large quarto, 14-1/8 inches high by 12 inches wide. Softcover, spiral-bound black wraps titled in white and decorated with an illustration in blind on the covers. 64 [i.e. 62] pages printed on paper of different sizes, weight and texture. (Pages 25/26 are not present and were likely never published). Illustrated with 10 full-page color illustrations, 2 full-page black & white illustrations and 10 black & white vignettes, plus 4 tipped-in facsimiles. Near fine. A beautifully produced paper sample book with text by or about Dylan Thomas, Margaret Mead, Louis Braille, Jimi Hendrix, Henry For... View more info

A PORTRAIT CATALOGUE OF THE BOOKS PUBLISHED BY HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY. With a Sketch of the Firm, Brief Descriptions of the Various Departments, and some Account of the Origin and Character of the Literary Enterprises Undertaken

By: (Houghton Mifflin and Company)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, New York and Chicago: The Riverside Press, 1905-1906.: 1905-1906.

Seller ID: 8338

Condition: Very good

Boston, New York and Chicago: The Riverside Press, 1905-1906.. 1905-1906.. Very good. - Octavo, blue cloth backed gray boards with printed paper label on spine. The covers are rubbed and stained. 267 pages. Illustrated with a frontispiece & numerous textual illustrations throughout. Very good. Limited edition of 1,000 copies.Printed by Bruce Rogers. View more info

BOOK COVER DESIGNING. Correspondence Institute of America, Scranton, Penna. Lesson No. 9. The entire Art Course of the C. I. of A. is issued under the endorsement of the world's greatest cartoonist Zim / and edited by Charles C. Swisher, Art Director C. I. of A. and John Maxwell, Art Editor "The Home Educator"

By: (Hubbard, Elbert). Swisher, Charles C.; and Maxwell, John; editors

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (Scranton, PA: Correspondence Institute of America, 1910).: 1910).

Seller ID: 20255

Condition: Good

(Scranton, PA: Correspondence Institute of America, 1910).. 1910).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial tan wrappers. The wraps are bumped. There is a light vertical crease to the front wrap. There are a few stains to the rear wrap & the edges of its lower half are lightly dampstained. 34 & [2] pages. Illustrated in black & white with reproductions of cartoons, bookplates, book illustrations and book & magazine covers. The bottom page corners are lightly bumped & lightly rippled from humidity. There is occasional soiling. Good. Includes the essay by Elbert Hubbard "Drawing as P... View more info

BIBLIOTHEQUE DE FEU M. DENIS HUBERT. Premiere Partie: Livres Illustres du XVIIIe Siecle / Livres Illustres Modernes / Riches Reliures Mosaiquees. (Catalogue)

By: (Hubert, M. Denis)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris: L. Giraud-Badin, 1934.: 1934.

Seller ID: 6932

Condition: Good

Paris: L. Giraud-Badin, 1934.. 1934.. Good. - Large octavo, printed cream wraps. Soiled, darkened & slightly bowed; top edge lightly chipped; short tear to inner edge of front wrap. 70 & [1] pp. 8 B&W plates [bindings]. Good. Catalogue for an auction which took place April 27 and 28, 1934 at the Hotel des Commissaires-Priseuers, Paris. 320 items are catalogued with eight magnificent bindings depicted in the plates. The text is in French. View more info


By: (Hunt, Rachel McMasters Miller). Titcombe, Marianne Fletcher

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA: (The Hunt Botanical Library, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1974.: 1974.

Seller ID: 7849

ISBN: 0913196169

Condition: Fine

Pittsburgh, PA: (The Hunt Botanical Library, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1974.. 1974.. Fine. - Octavo, marbled green paper covered boards backed with green cloth & titled in gilt on the spine. Title, [1] leaf & 63 pages plus colophon. Black-and-white portrait frontispiece & black-and-white illustrations. Fine. The book includes an illustrated descriptive catalog of books bound by Hunt. View more info

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THE COLOPHON: A Book Collector's Quarterly. Part Eight.

By: (Hutson, Victoria). Adler, Elmer; Emmett, Burton; Winterich, John T.; editors.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Pynson Printers, (1931).: (1931).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 37482

Condition: Good

WITH AN ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH SIGNED BY VICTORIA HUTSON - Quarto [10-5/8 inches high by 9-1/2 inches wide], pictorial pink, gray & cream-colored boards with an illustration in cream on the front cover. The binding is lightly rubbed with the spine & the top edge of the front cover darkened. The rear cover is soiled. Its edges are darkened & its corners are chipped. Unpaginated with some sections printed in colored inks or on colored paper. Profuse illustrations in black & white and color, including facsimiles and an original signed lithograph by Victoria Hutson. A number of page edges are darkene... View more info


By: (Iiams, Thomas M; University Librarian; et al)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Colgate University, 1959).: 1959).

Seller ID: 16822

Condition: Very good

(Colgate University, 1959).. 1959).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in maroon wraps printed in gilt with a gilt tasseled cord. The wraps are lightly rubbed & bumped & slightly faded along the spine The top edge of the rear wrap is lightly chipped. [20] pages. 1 full-page & 2 textual illustrations in black & white. There are a few pencil markings & notations in the catalog section of the text. Very good. Included is a catalog of 30 items from the university's collection of rare books, manuscripts and fine bindings, which were on display. View more info


By: (J.B. Lyon Company)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Albany, NY and New York, NY: J. B. Lyon Company, circa [1925].: [1925].

Seller ID: 22970

Condition: Good

Albany, NY and New York, NY: J. B. Lyon Company, circa [1925].. [1925].. Good. - Quarto, pebbled gray cloth titled in blue on the front cover. The covers are soiled and darkened at extremities. 89 pages, with a piece clipped out from the top edge of the rear endpapers. A better than good copy. Specimens of the company's typefaces. Includes: Ludlow type faces, Linotype type faces, Monotype type faces, and miscellaneous ornaments. View more info


By: (Johnston, Edward; d. 1944)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Bishop's Stortford, U.K.: Elkin Mathews Limited, n.d. [1956].: n.d. [1956].

Seller ID: 6411

Condition: Very good

Bishop's Stortford, U.K.: Elkin Mathews Limited, n.d. [1956].. n.d. [1956].. Very good. - Quarto, stapled printed wraps laid into folded gray sheet printed in black. The gray folder is darkened & soiled. The edges of the wraps are darkened with a crease to the front wrap. 26 & [1] pp., reproduced by offset. Illustrated with B&W facsimiles. Very good in good wraps. 132 items are catalogued with prices listed in pounds sterling and dollars.A rare and invaluable reference to Johnston's work. View more info


By: (Jorg Schafer)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Zurich, Switzerland: Jorg Schafer, circa [1971].: [1971].

Seller ID: 23162

Condition: Very good

Zurich, Switzerland: Jorg Schafer, circa [1971].. [1971].. Very good. - Octavo, stapled green & black pictorial wraps. Rubbed. 32 pages. Illustrated in black & white & black & red. Very good. 61 items are catalogued and fully described in English with prices in dollars and francs. View more info

INCUNABULA XYLOGRAPHICA ET TYPOGRAPHICA / 1450-1500. Lagercatalog 585(iii). Nachtrag II. (Catalog)

By: (Joseph Baer & Co.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Frankfurt am Main [Germany]: Joseph Baer & Co., n.d. [circa 1910].: n.d. [circa 1910].

Seller ID: 2503

Condition: Good

Frankfurt am Main [Germany]: Joseph Baer & Co., n.d. [circa 1910].. n.d. [circa 1910].. Good. - Small quarto, printed tan wraps. The wraps are darkened, soiled & lightly creased with a label removed from the front wrap; there is a small piece out of the head of the spine. pp. [385]-495. The pages are darkened & the page corners are creased with pieces out of several corners. B&W plates, including folding plates, & full-page & textual B&W facsimiles. Apparently ex-library. Good working copy. Items 809 to 927 are catalogued, with prices in German marks. The text is in German. View more info


By: (Jung, Theo). Eichert, Franz

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stuttgart: Printed for the Karuba Press, circa [1965].: [1965].

Seller ID: 24583

Condition: Fine

Stuttgart: Printed for the Karuba Press, circa [1965].. [1965].. Fine. - 12mo, self-wraps. 4pp. on one leaf printed in black & green. Near fine. Text in German. "Designed by Theo Jung and printed for the Karuba Press at the printing office of the C.E. Weber Typefoundry in Stuttgart. The type faces are Trump Gravur and Time Script, combined with Fiori vignettes. The paper is Ingres rose antique, no. 107 from May and Spies in Duren." View more info