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THE LIBRARY OF H. BRADLEY MARTIN. (Part 6): Highly Important American and Children's Literature. Auction Tuesday, January 30, 1990....Wednesday, January 31, 1990

By: (Martin, Bradley H.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Sotheby's, 1990.: 1990.

Seller ID: 12368

Condition: Fine


New York: Sotheby's, 1990.. 1990.. Fine. - Small quarto [10-7/8 inches high by 8-3/8 inches high], dark green cloth titled in gilt with a color illustration mounted within a gilt frame on the front cover. Unpaginated. Numerous black-and-white & color illustrations, most of them full-page. Near fine. Items numbered 1978 to 2505 are catalogued and described in detail, many with estimated prices and/or realized prices penciled in the margins. View more info

THE LIBRARY OF H. BRADLEY MARTIN (Part 7): Highly Important Printed and Manuscript Americana. Auction Wednesday, January 31, 1990

By: (Martin, Bradley H.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Sotheby's, 1990.: 1990.

Seller ID: 12369

Condition: Very good


New York: Sotheby's, 1990.. 1990.. Very good. - Small quarto [10-7/8 inches high by 8-3/8 inches high], dark green cloth titled in gilt with a color illustration mounted within a gilt frame on the front cover. The rear cover is a bit soiled. Unpaginated. Numerous black-and-white & color illustrations, most of them full-page. There are very small areas of light staining to the front edges of a few pages. Very good. Items numbered 2506 to 2553 are catalogued and described in detail. A printed list of estimated prices is laid in and some prices are penciled in the margins of the catalog. View more info

THE LIBRARY OF H. BRADLEY MARTIN (Part 4): Highly Important French Literature. (Monaco October 16 and 17, 1989

By: (Martin, H. Bradley)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Monaco: Sotheby's Monaco, 1989.: 1989.

Seller ID: 31444

Condition: Very good


Monaco: Sotheby's Monaco, 1989.. 1989.. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], dark green cloth titled in gilt with a facsimile of a Proust edition mounted on the front cover. The binding is lightly rubbed with some minor spotting to the spine. Unpaginated. Illustrated with facsimiles in color and black & white. Very good. Catalog for an auction held by Sotheby's Monaco in Monte Carlo on October 16 and 17, 1989. Items numbered 520 through 1322 are catalogued. A list of estimated prices is laid in. View more info

THE LIBRARY OF H. BRADLEY MARTIN (Part 9): Highly Important Printed Books and Illuminated Manuscripts. Auction: (New York) Thursday, June 14, 1990. (Sotheby's Sale 6036)

By: (Martin, H. Bradley)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Sotheby's, 1990.: 1990.

Seller ID: 31445

Condition: Very good


New York: Sotheby's, 1990.. 1990.. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], dark green cloth titled in gilt with a color facsimile of an illuminated manuscript mounted on the front cover. The binding is slightly rubbed. Unpaginated. Illustrated with facsimiles in color and black & white. Very good. Catalog for an auction held by Sotheby's in New York on June 14, 1990. Items numbered 3347 through 3672 are catalogued. A list of estimated prices is laid in. View more info

A BROADSIDE ISSUED AT MOBILE (NOW IN ALABAMA) IN 1763, BUT PRINTED ON THE ISLAND OF JAMAICA IN THE SAME YEAR. Reproduced in Facsimile from the Original in the William L. Clements Library, with a Note on the Authorship and Production of This Unrecorded Imprint by Douglas C. McMurtrie

By: (McMurtrie, Douglas C.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Chicago, IL: Students of the Chicago School of Printing, 1939).: 1939).

Seller ID: 6037

Condition: Good


(Chicago, IL: Students of the Chicago School of Printing, 1939).. 1939).. Good. - Quarto, printed cream wraps. Lightly creased at the top; the top 3" of the wraps are separating at the spine. 4 pp., including facsimile. Good. View more info

A LIST OF PUBLISHED MATERIALS IN THE RUSSIAN LANGUAGE ON THE INVENTION OF PRINTING

By: (McMurtrie, Douglas C.). (WPA)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL: Committee on Invention of Printing, 1941.: 1941.

Seller ID: 6016

Condition: Fine


Chicago, IL: Committee on Invention of Printing, 1941.. 1941.. Fine. - Quarto, printed red wraps. Very light soiling. 18 mechanically reproduced pages, printed on one side only. Near fine. Published as a report on a Work Projects Adminsitration Official Project. (Contributions to the Bibliography of Printing No. 6). View more info

THE BEGINNING OF PRINTING IN RHODE ISLAND. (In Americana. Vol. XXIX October, 1935 Number 4)

By: (McMurtrie, Douglas)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Somerville, NJ and New York, NY: The American Historical Society, Inc., 1935.: 1935.

Seller ID: 7106

Condition: Very good


Somerville, NJ and New York, NY: The American Historical Society, Inc., 1935.. 1935.. Very good. - Quarto, cream & brown pictorial wraps. Soiled, chipped & lightly spotted with short tears. pp. [517]-676. Sepia-toned frontispiece & sepia-toned & B&W plates, some with tissue guards. The contents are very good. McMurtrie's article runs from page 607 through page 629. View more info

SIXTY TWO INCUNABULA. Catalogue No. 190

By: (Menno Hertzberger & Co.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Amsterdam: International Antiquariaat (Menno Hertzberger), n.d. [circa 1950s].: n.d. [circa 1950s].

Seller ID: 7170

Condition: Good


Amsterdam: International Antiquariaat (Menno Hertzberger), n.d. [circa 1950s].. n.d. [circa 1950s].. Good. - Octavo, printed cream wraps with B&W facsimile on front wrap. Soiled & lightly spotted; corners lightly creased. 40 pp. The top page corners & some bottom page corners are lightly creased. Illustrated with B&W facsimiles. Good. 62 items are catalogued with prices in guilders and dollars. View more info

DANIEL BERKELEY UPDIKE AND THE MERRYMOUNT PRESS.

By: (Merrymount Press). (Updike, Daniel Berkeley; Pottinger, David T.; Wroth, Lawrence C.; et al).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: The American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1940.: 1940.

Seller ID: 35143

Condition: Good


- Small octavo, tan wraps. The wraps are lightly soiled & spotted with staining along the spine & red stains to the rear wrap. 47 & [7] pp. plus colophon. Owner's ink name on front endpaper. Illustrated with B&W vignettes. Very good internally. 1/1000 copies.Addresses delivered on the opening of an exhibition of the work of Daniel Berkeley Updike and the Merrymount Press, which was shown in the exhibition hall of The Grolier Club by a joint committee of the Club and The American Institute of Graphic Arts. The text includes a checklist, compiled by Karl Kup, of books, pamphlets and articl... View more info

A CHOICE OF BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF ISABELLA STEWART GARDNER / FENWAY COURT

By: (Merrymount Press). Gardner, Isabella Stewart

Price: $75.00

Publisher: [No place], 1906.: 1906.

Seller ID: 28863

Condition: Very good


[No place], 1906.. 1906.. Very good. - Octavo, tan & green marbled paper covered boards backed with gray cloth with a printed paper label on the spine. The boards are bumped & the joints are rubbed. The rear board is rubbed with small brown stains. Half- title, title, 70 & [1] pages. There is scattered foxing. Very good. Printed by D. B. Updike of the Merrymount Press, but disowned by him due to poor scholarship [Bianchi 269].The book is annotated with a very few pencil notes and corrections. According to the archivist of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum "the signature and margina... View more info

UPDIKE: AMERICAN PRINTER AND HIS MERRYMOUNT PRESS.

By: (Merrymount Press; and Daniel Berkeley Updike).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY: The American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1947.: 1947.

Seller ID: 35183

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, cloth, in dw. The dw is slightly darkened, soiled & torn along the spine. 156 pp. plus facsimiles. Near fine in a good dw. First edition.The book includes eight essays on Updike and a list of publications of the Merrymount Press.Laid in is a 1928 printed list of Updike works on exhibit at the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

SIR FRANCIS MEYNELL AND THE NONESUCH PRESS. Reprinted from February 1964 issue of American Artist

By: (Meynell, Sir Francis). Johnson, Fridolf

Price: $20.00

Publisher: American Artist, 1964.: 1964.

Seller ID: 16080

Condition: Very good


American Artist, 1964.. 1964.. Very good. - Small quarto [11-1/2 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in printed black-and-white self-wraps. 8 pages. The edges of the title & last page are very lightly foxed & soiled. Black-and-white illustrations. Very good. A note on the last page reads: "This keepsake supplied by Gallery 303 to the participants in the Heritage Series". View more info

AN EXHIBIT OF SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY EDITIONS OF WRITINGS BY JOHN MILTON. Preface by William Riley Parker, Late Distinguished Professor of English, Indiana University. (Catalog)

By: (Milton, John). Parker, William Riley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IN: The Lilly Library, 1969.: 1969.

Seller ID: 13599

Condition: Fine


Bloomington, IN: The Lilly Library, 1969.. 1969.. Fine. - Small quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in printed tan wraps with a keyhole in the front wrap revealing a black-and- white portrait of Milton on the inner fold of the wrap. The wraps are very slightly bumped. [23] pages. Illustrated with a full-page portrait of Milton & a full-page photographic portrait of William Riley Parker. Near fine. 92 editions are catalogued. View more info

GATHERINGS IN HONOR OF DOROTHY E. MINER

By: (Miner, Dorothy E.). McCracken, Ursula E.; Randall, Lillian M. C.; Randall, Richard H., Jr.; editors

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD: The Walters Art Gallery, (1974).: (1974).

Seller ID: 28120

Condition: Very good


Baltimore, MD: The Walters Art Gallery, (1974).. (1974).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], blue cloth titled in gilt. The binding is lightly bumped with the spine & the edges of the front cover faded. xviii & 353 pages plus cololphon. Full-page & textual illustrations & facsimiles in black & white. Also with 2 calligraphed pages in red & black by Fritz Eberhardt. The contents are near fine. Very good. From the library of a former president of the Metropolitan Museum with his ink name and date on the front pastedown.Bibliographical essays compiled a... View more info

THE PIERPONT MORGAN LIBRARY: Review of the Growth, Development and Activities of the Library During the Period between Its Establishment as an Educational Institution in February 1924 and the Close of the Year 1929

By: (Morgan, John Pierpont; President of the Board of Trustees)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, (1930).: (1930).

Seller ID: 18100

Condition: Good


New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, (1930).. (1930).. Good. - Octavo, three quarters gilt-ruled dark brown calf & brown cloth titled in gilt between raised bands on the spine with the original wrappers bound in. The boards are rubbed & bumped. The joints are worn & there is a small piece out of the head of the spine. [iv] & 148 pages plus colophon. Illustrated in black & white with 2 plates, including a frontispiece, and with full-page illustrations. An errata slip has become detached & is laid in at page 34, leaving glue staining to the page. Good. Limited edition of 1,000 copies priva... View more info

THE EARLY YEARS OF THE MORGAN LIBRARY. (Cover title)

By: (Morgan, Pierpont). F. W

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Privately printed, 1925.: 1925.

Seller ID: 15499

Condition: Good


Privately printed, 1925.. 1925.. Good. - Small quarto [9-3/4 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in printed cream wraps. The wraps are bumped, soiled & darkened with a light vertical stain to the front wrap. 8 pages. The page corners are lightly bumped. There is a light vertical crease to each leaf where the pamphlet has been folded. Good. The author is identified in pencil below the title as "Wheeler of Pearsons". Wheeler of the bookstore Pearsons assisted Morgan in his acquisitions from 1888 through 1905. View more info

BULLETIN DE LA LIBRAIRIE DAMASCENE MORGAND. Tome Troisieme. Nos. 7881 a 11725. (Catalogue)

By: (Morgand, Damscene)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris: Damascene Morgand, Libraire, 1883-1886.: 1883-1886.

Seller ID: 7240

Condition: Very good


Paris: Damascene Morgand, Libraire, 1883-1886.. 1883-1886.. Very good. - Octavo, three-quarter brown calf & decorative green & black boards titled in gilt between gilt-ruled raised bands in blind & double gilt rules on spine; t.e.g.; marbled endpapers. The covers are detached, the corners are bumped & the leather is darkened & heavily rubbed. 911 pages. Illustrated with B&W facsimiles & 2 folding color plates. There is scattered light staining & soiling, a few page corners are lightly creased & the page edges are slightly darkened; there are pencil markings to 1 page; there is a tear to 1 fold... View more info

BULLETIN DE LA LIBRAIRIE DAMASCENE MORGAND. Tome Huitieme. Nos. 32085 a 37667. (Catalogue).

By: (Morgand, Damscene).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris: Damascene Morgand, Libraire de la Societe des Bibliophiles Francois, 1898-1899.: 1898-1899.

Seller ID: 34279

Condition: Good


Paris: Damascene Morgand, Libraire de la Societe des Bibliophiles Francois, 1898-1899.. 1898-1899.. Good. - Octavo, three-quarter dark brown calf & black cloth titled in gilt between gilt-ruled raised bands in blind & double gilt rules on spine; t.e.g.; marbled endpapers. The covers are rubbed & bumped; there is a large piece out of the tail of the spine & tears to the mid-section & to the front joint. vii & 1103 pp. B&W portrait frontispiece & B&W plates & illustrations. Occasional light soiling; page edges slightly darkened. Good. Items 32085 to 37667 are catalogued with prices in francs.... View more info

TYPE AND TYPOGRAPHY: Highlights from Matrix, the review for printers and bibliophiles

By: (Morison, Stanley; Vox, Maximilien; Hammer, Victor; Gill, Eric; et al)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: West New York, NJ: Mark Batty Publisher, 2003.: 2003.

Seller ID: 30381

ISBN: 0971568766

Condition: Fine


West New York, NJ: Mark Batty Publisher, 2003.. 2003.. Fine. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide], decorative paper covered boards in a dust wrapper. There is a publisher's sticker on the rear panel of the dust jacket. xx, [iv] & 374 pages plus colophon. Illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE ESTELLE DOHENY COLLECTION: Part VI: Printed Books and Manuscripts, concerning William Morris and His Circle. (Catalog).

By: (Morris, William). (Doheny, Estelle).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc., 1989.: 1989.

Seller ID: 35089

Condition: Fine


- Quarto, dark blue cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. All the edges are gilt. 103 & [6] pages. Profusely illustrated in black & white & color. Near fine. Limited edition of 100 numbered copies for presentation with gilt edges and a ribbon book marker. This is copy number V.138 items are catalogued and fully described with estimated prices. View more info