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1 Alred William Pollard (1859-1944). Alfred William Pollard: A Selection of His Essays (The Great Bibliographers Series ; No. 2)
Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1976 0810809583 / 9780810809581 Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
The Great Bibliographers Series, No. 2. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 5 11/16 inches. viii, 244 pages. Chronological Checklist of the Published Writings of Alfred William Pollard, index; text clean, unmarked except for a few light pencil notations in the margins of the bibliography. Black-stamped green cloth, added mylar dust-jacket; binding square and tight, light shelf wear to jacket. Very Good. Contents include "Introduction: Alfred William Pollard, 1859-1944" by John Dover Wilson; "Alfred William Pollard: His Influence on Contemporary Bibliography" by Roger Leachman, and 9 of Pollard's essays. 
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2 Brooke Crutchley (1907-2003). A Printer's Christmas Books 1930-1958.
Cambridge: Privately Printed, 1959 First Edition Paperback Collectible: Very Good Paperback 
FIRST EDITION. Pamphlet. 7 3/4 x 4 5/8 inches. (16) pp. Title-page vignette; text clean, unmarked. Plain white wrappers covered with Cockerel marbled paper, front cover label titled in gilt, stitched; binding square and tight. Very Good. Comments on the first 20 books produced in the Christmas Book Series produced by Cambridge University Press. 
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3 Cronewett, Philip N. [Compiler] The Spiral Press: A Bibliographical Checklist
West New York, NJ: Mark Batty Publisher 2002-09-01 0971568731 / 9780971568730 Hardcover Collectible: Like New Hardcover 
LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 copies, designed by Jerry Kelly. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/8 inches. xv, (176) pp. Half-title, black-and-white photographic frontispiece portrait of Joseph Blumenthal, printer's device on title page, bibliography of 619 items, illustrations throughout, including tipped-in examples, index; text clean, unmarked. Blind-stamped brown cloth, spine titled in gilt, added mylar dust-jacket; binding square and tight. Fine. This is an excellent history and bibliography of the Joseph Blumenthal's (1897-1990) Spiral Press, which was founded in New York in 1926. Blumenthal was an American printer and publisher, typographer, and book historian. He was a well-known figure in the twentieth-century fine-press movement, designing and printing work for prominent clients such as the poet Robert Frost. In 1952, the American Institute of Graphic Arts awarded him a medal for craftsmanship in printing. Blumenthal was also a self-taught historian of books and printing and wrote both anecdotal and more scholarly accounts of the book arts. 
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4 David McKitterick (b. 1949). The Sandars and Lyell Lectures. A Checklist with an Introduction by David McKitterick.
New York: Jonathan A. Hill, 1983 First Edition Paperback Collectible: Like New Paperback 
LIMITED EDITION of 300 numbered copies, this is number 225, printed and bound at the Bird & Bull Press. Pamphlet. 8 1/8 x 6 1/8 inches. (44) pp. Half-title, title page printed within a blue typographic border, lists 102 lectures from 1895 to 1983; text clean, unmarked. Blue printed wrappers, stitched; binding square and tight. Fine. Presents in chronological order the two series of Sandars and Lyell Lectures, the most distinguished series of lectures on historical bibliography in the United Kingdom. This is the first attempt to list in one place all locations where the lectures have been published, and lists many of the reprints. 
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5 Francis J. Weber (b. 1933). Following Bernhardt Wall, 1872-1956. Bio-Bibliographical Sketch.
Austin, TX: The Book Club of Texas, 1994 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Like New Like New Hardcover 
LIMITED EDITION of 195 copies, this copy is not numbered. Designed and typeset at the Castle Press, Pasadena, CA, printed letterpress by Patrick Reagh Printers, Inc., of Glendale, CA. 4to. 11 3/4 x 9 inches. viii, (85), [1 blank] pp. Limitation page, black-and-white frontispiece portait of Wall, title page printed within a ruled border and with a vignette of an etcher at work, 9 etchings tipped-in at pages 1, 9, 15, 21, 25, 29, 45, 51, and 61, 5 photogravure reproductions printed by the Flatbed Press of Austin, TX, bibliography; text clean, unmarked. Gray cloth spine over boards by Craig Jensen of the BookLab of Austin, TX, dust-jacket with printed paper spine label, printed paper front cover label, housed in a matching slip case. INSCRIBED by Francis J. Weber on the colophon. Fine. Father Weber's exhaustive study of the work of Bernhardt T. Wall (1872-1956), American historian and illustrator. Wall designed more than 5,000 comic cards and was known as the “Postcard King.” Inspired by a 1915 visit to Colorado, Nevada, and Califonria, Wall produced many works with Western themes, including small towns, cowboys, and Indians. Many of his illustrations were published by Valentine and Sons, Bergman, Barton and Spooner, International Art Co., and others. 
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Introduction to Bibliography: Seminar Syllabus., G. Thomas Tanselle (b. 1934).
6 G. Thomas Tanselle (b. 1934). Introduction to Bibliography: Seminar Syllabus.
Charlottesville, VA: Book Arts Press, University of Virginia, 2002 Nineteenth Revision Paperback Collectible: Very Good Paperback 
NINETEENTH REVISION. 4to. 10 3/4 x 8 3/8 inches. 370 pp. Index; text clean, unmarked. Perfect bound; binding square and tight, covers soiled. Very Good. Syllabus for English-Comparative Literature G4010, Columbia University. G. Thomas Tanselle is an American textual critic, bibliographer, and book collector, especially known for his work on Herman Melville. 
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7 Ian Elfick and Ian Harris. T.N. Foulis: The History and Bibliography of an Edinburgh Publishing House.
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1998 1884718485 / 9781884718489 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Like New Like New Hardcover 
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches. ix, 267 pp. Black-and-white figures, a few color plates (one double-page), bibliography, indexes; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped brown cloth, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Fine. Operating from Edinburgh and London, the firm T. N. Foulis published more than 400 titles from 1904 to 1925, most produced to the most exacting of standards. These books are known for their colored buckram bindings, tipped-in color plates, the elegant Auriol typeface, and rose-watermarked paper. An invaluable resource for the collector, written by collectors. 
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8 Luigi Balsamo. Bibliography: History of a Tradition. Translated from the Italian by William A. Pettas.
Berkeley, CA: Bernard M. Rosenthal, Inc., 1990 0960009426 / 9780960009428 First English-Language Edition Paperback Used: Very Good Paperback 
8vo. 10 x 7 inches. [vi], iii, 209 pp. 4 tables, bibliographical note, index; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers; binding square and tight. Very Good. A study of the forms taken by bibliographies from the fifteenth century through the nineteenth century. 
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9 Philip Gaskell (1926-2001). A Bibliography of the Foulis Press.
Winchester: St Paul's Bibliographies, 1986 0906795133 / 9780906795132 Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
Series: The St Paul's Bibliographies, No. 14. SECOND EDITION. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches. 484 pp. 2 charts, type specimens, more than 706 items described, index; text clean, unmarked. Maroon cloth, spine titled in gilt, added mylar dust-jacket; binding square and tight, rubbed, jacket with shelf wear. Very Good. The Foulis Press was operated in Glasgow in the eighteenth century by brothers Andrew and Robert Foulis as printers to the University of Glasgow. The published works of the press focused on classical and literary works printed to the highest standards; the brothers had a unique printing style that was based in Alexander Wilson's type faces. 
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10 Philip N. Cronenwett, compiler. The Spiral Press [1926-1971]: A Bibliographical Checklist.
New York: American Printing History Association, 2002 Collectible: Like New 
LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies printed at the Studley Press, designed by Jerry Kelly. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/8 inches. xv, (176) pp. Half-title, black-and-white photographic frontispiece portrait of Joseph Blumenthal, printer's device on title page, bibliography of 619 items, illustrations throughout, including tipped-in examples, index; text clean, unmarked. Blind-stamped red cloth, spine titled in gilt; binding square and tight. Compliments of the American Printing History Association bookplate on the front paste-down. Fine. This is an excellent history and bibliography of the Joseph Blumenthal's (1897-1990) Spiral Press, which was founded in New York in 1926. Blumenthal was an American printer and publisher, typographer, and book historian. He was a well-known figure in the twentieth-century fine-press movement, designing and printing work for prominent clients such as the poet Robert Frost. In 1952, the American Institute of Graphic Arts awarded him a medal for craftsmanship in printing. Blumenthal was also a self-taught historian of books and printing and wrote both anecdotal and more scholarly accounts of the book arts. 
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11 Philip N. Cronenwett, compiler. The Spiral Press [1926-1971]: A Bibliographical Checklist.
New York: American Printing History Association, 2002 Hardcover Used: Like New Hardcover 
LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies printed at the Studley Press, designed by Jerry Kelly. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/8 inches. xv, (176) pp. Half-title, black-and-white photographic frontispiece portrait of Joseph Blumenthal, printer's device on title page, bibliography of 619 items, illustrations throughout, including tipped-in examples, index; text clean, unmarked. Blind-stamped red cloth, spine titled in gilt; binding square and tight. Compliments of the American Printing History Association bookplate on the front paste-down. Fine. This is an excellent history and bibliography of the Joseph Blumenthal's (1897-1990) Spiral Press, which was founded in New York in 1926. Blumenthal was an American printer and publisher, typographer, and book historian. He was a well-known figure in the twentieth-century fine-press movement, designing and printing work for prominent clients such as the poet Robert Frost. In 1952, the American Institute of Graphic Arts awarded him a medal for craftsmanship in printing. Blumenthal was also a self-taught historian of books and printing and wrote both anecdotal and more scholarly accounts of the book arts. 
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12 Ronald Brunlees McKerrow (1872-1940). An Introduction to Bibliography for Literary Students. Introduction by David McKitterick.
Winchester and New Castle, DE: Paul’s Bibliographies and Oak Knoll Press, 1995 1884718019 / 9781884718014 Paperback Used: Very Good Paperback 
REPRINT EDITION of the second impression of 1928 with corrections (first edition, Clarendon Press, 1927). Trade Paperback. 8 1/2 x 5 7/16 inches. xxxviii, 359 pp. Half-title, 23 figures, index; text clean, unmarked. Pictorial wrappers; binding square and tight, light use wear. Very Good. Essential to anyone interested in the history of printed books in the era of hand printing. 
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Stanley Morison's 70th Birthday: A Tribue and Second Handlist., Ruari McLean (1917-2006).
13 Ruari McLean (1917-2006). Stanley Morison's 70th Birthday: A Tribue and Second Handlist.
Shenval Press Ltd, 1959 First Edition Paperback Collectible: Acceptable Paperback 
Offprint from: Motif, 3, 1959. 4to. 12 x 9 7/8 inches. (51)-57 pp. Portrait of Morison, Introduction by Ruari McLean, handlist of items numbered 143-172 by P. M. Handover, with additions and corrections to the original handlist by John Carter, and a few selected biographical and critical items, example of Morison's handwriting; text clean, unmarked. Blue wrappers, printed paper front cover label; dis-bound, the staples have been removed and the covers and pages are loose. Sold AS IS. Printed by Shenval Press Ltd and distributed by Elkin Mathews Ltd, Takeley, Bishop's Stortford. A seventieth birthday tribute, which states that "Stanley Morison began writing, in the nineteen twenties, a series of articles on types and typography which have formed the basis of nearly all typographical thinking that has occurred in England since their appearance." Appleton, The Writings of Stanley Morison, No. 212. 
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Studia Bibliographica in Honorem Herman de la Fontaine Verwy., Sape van der Woude (1911-2001), editor.
14 Sape van der Woude (1911-2001), editor. Studia Bibliographica in Honorem Herman de la Fontaine Verwy.
Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger & Co., 1968 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Like New Like New Hardcover 
Thick 8vo. 9 3/4 x 7 inches. (480) pp. Half-title, black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Verwey, title page and initials in red, text in French, German, and English, plates and tables throughout; text clean, unmarked. Red cloth, spine titled in gilt, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Fine. This collection of essays in bibliography and allied subjects marked the occasion of Herman de la Fontaine Verwey's silver jubilee as Librarian of the University Library Amsterdam, November 1, 1966. Most of the 28 articles (13 English, 13 French, and 2 German) treat primarily aspects of sixteenth-century bibliography, culture, letters, and science with a few fifteenth- and seventeenth-century topics thrown in for good measure. 
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15 Sue A. Kaplan, Nicholas Barker, Paul Naiditch, Editors. The Aldine Press: Catalogue of the Ahmanson-Murphy Collection of Books by or Relating to the Press in the Library of the University of California, Los Angeles, Incorporating Works Recorded Elsewhere.
Berkeley, etc.: University of California Press, 2001 0520229932 / 9780520229938 Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
FIRST EDITION. 4to. 12 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches. (674) pp. Half-title, title page printed in red and black, catalog of the collection that is divided into 6 categories with an appendix, lists / illustrations of typefaces, printer's devices and watermarks, indexes and concordance; text clean, unmarked except pencil notations on page 41 in the list of abbreviations which provide further information on the Type Specimen Facsimiles I-II by John Dreyfus. Full tan cloth with pictorial printed front cover label, printed paper spine label, and black-stamped title at foot of spine; binding square and tight, minor use wear, spine titling at foot of spine is partially rubbed away. Comes with a matching cloth-covered slip-case. Very Good. A descriptive bibliography of books in the Ahmanson-Murphy Aldine collection at the University of California, Los Angeles, together with abbreviated notices of works not at UCLA. Handsomely produced, slip-cased, and carefully annotated, this volume is a major resource for Aldine studies and the history of the book. 
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16 Susanna Bryant Dakin (1905-1966). The Published Writings of Francis Peloubet Farquhar, Together with an Introduction to FPF by Susanna Bryant Dakin.
San Francisco: Lawton Kennedy, 1954 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
FIRST EDITION, designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy, Preface by K. K. Bechtel. 8vo. 10 1/8 x 6 11/16 inches. [iv], vii, [1 blank], 17, [1 blank] pp. Title page printed in red and black within a typographic border, text printed in red and black; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped green cloth; binding square and tight, minor soiling to covers. Muir Dawson's copy. Very Good. Lists 103 items written and published by Francis Farquhar between 1915 and 1953. An essential resource for the Farquhar collector, based on a list prepared by Farquhar and given to K. K. Bechtel. Susanna Bryant Dakin was the daughter of Dr. Ernest Bryant and Sue Bixby. Her maternal grandfather was John W. Bixby, former owner of Rancho Los Alamitos. Dakin attended the elite Marlborough School in Los Angeles and studied at Vassar College, graduating in 1925. She was active in Scripps College, the Pasadena Arts Museum, the Pasadena Chapter of the Red Cross, the Santa Ana Botanical Garden, and other southern California institutions. Roxburghe - Zamorano Keepsake, September 11 and 12, 1954. REFERENCE: Fullerton, et al., The Zamorano Club: The First Half Century, No. 167. 
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The Writings of Stanley Morison, A Handlist Compiled by Tony Appleton, With A Biographical and Typographical Supplement and Essays by Brooke Crutchley & John Dreyfus., Tony Appleton, compiler.
17 Tony Appleton, compiler. The Writings of Stanley Morison, A Handlist Compiled by Tony Appleton, With A Biographical and Typographical Supplement and Essays by Brooke Crutchley & John Dreyfus.
Brighton: Tony Appleton, 1976 0950291641 / 9780950291642 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover Signed by Author
LIMITED EDITION of 600 copies, this is number 524, printed at the University Printing House, Cambridge, for Tony Appleton by Euan Phillips, University Printer. 8vo. 9 7/16 x 6 3/8 inches. (xx), (120) pp. Half-title, black-and-white photographic frontispiece portrait of Morison, lists 403 items with an addenda of 2 items, indexes; occasional light pencil "x"s in the margins. Quarter parchment, beige paper over boards, spine titled in gilt, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, light shelf wear. SIGNED by Tony Appleton on the front free end-paper. Very Good. 
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18 William Pettas (b. 1935). A History and Bibliography of the Giunti (Junta) Printing Family in Spain, 1526-1628. This Work Covers the Junta (Giunti) Press and the Imprenta Real in Burgos, Salamanca and Madrid, With a Brief History of the Several Giunti Presses in Venice, Florence and Lyon, And A Bibliography of the Press of Juan Bautista Varesio in Burgos, Valladolid and Lerma.
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2004 1584561475 / 9781584561477 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Like New Hardcover 
FIRST EDITION. 4to. 11 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches. xii, (1048) pp. Genealogical tables, examples of printer's devices and ornaments, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped dark green cloth; binding square and tight. Fine. A monumental work that provides the first modern history of the Giunti publishing family that ranged over Italy, Spain, and France during the years 1489 to 1628. The Giunti's vied with the Aldine Press for governmental and Church printing business. They were based in Florence and Venice, but family members set up printing presses in Burgos, Salamanca, Madrid, Valladolid, Lerma, and Lyons. Includes a 700-page bibliography of the books the family published and more than 148 wood cuts from Giunti title pages, printer's devices, and other identifying ornaments. 
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