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Alfred William Pollard: A Selection of His Essays (The Great Bibliographers Series ; No. 2)

By: Alred William Pollard (1859-1944).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Metuchen, NJ:, Scarecrow Press,: 1976

Seller ID: CH814-116


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&... View more info

A Printer's Christmas Books 1930-1958.

By: Brooke Crutchley (1907-2003).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Privately Printed,: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH814-289


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. View more info

The Sandars and Lyell Lectures. A Checklist with an Introduction by David McKitterick.

By: David McKitterick (b. 1949).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York:, Jonathan A. Hill,: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH814-365


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 b... View more info

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The Handprinted Books of Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1917-1932.

By: Donna Elizabeth Rhein (b. 1943).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI:, UMI Research Press,: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: IT15-001


Series: Studies in Modern Literature, No. 52. FIRST EDITION of this study of the 34 handprinted books printed by the Hogarth Press and the contributions these books made to British literature and their place in the history of the book arts. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/8 inches. xvi, 166 pp. Half-title, series information printed opposite title page, 86 illustrations of the books printed, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Black-stamped olive green cloth, pen vignette o... View more info

Following Bernhardt Wall, 1872-1956. Bio-Bibliographical Sketch.

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933).

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Austin, TX:, The Book Club of Texas,: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FZ315-001


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 reprodu... View more info

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Types and Bookmaking Containing Notes on the Books Printed at the Southworth-Anthoensen Press.

By: Fred Anthoensen (1882-1969).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Portland, ME:, The Southworth-Anthoensen Press,: 1943

Seller ID: GO617-059


LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies. 8vo. 10 1/4 x 7 inches. (xii), (173) pp. Bibliography, specimen pages from books bound in, keepsake bound in; text clean, unmarked, colophon torn and creased. Green paper, top edge speckled, leather label on spine in gilt; binding square and tight. Comes in a slipcase. Very Good. A history of the Southworth-Anthoensen Press, including a bibliography and specimens of their work. The Anthoensen Press of Portland, Maine was nationally... View more info

T.N. Foulis: The History and Bibliography of an Edinburgh Publishing House.

By: Ian Elfick and Ian Harris.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Castle, DE:, Oak Knoll Press,: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH814-226


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, ti... View more info

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The Crandall Press: A History-Bibliography.

By: James Lamar Weygand (1919-2003).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Nappanee, IN:, Private Press of the Indiana Kid,: 1966

Seller ID: GO617-048


LIMITED EDITION of about 250 copies. 8vo. 8 x 5 3/4 inches. (44) pp. Color ornaments throughout, 2 photographic plates, bibliography of the Crandall Press, 4 illustrations tipped in; text clean, unmarked. Light blue paper over boards, illustrations on both covers, printed paper spine label with a duplicate label bound-in at the colophon; binding square and tight, shelf wear, spine faded. Very Good. A biography of Allen Crandall, a history of his press, The Crandal... View more info

Bibliography: History of a Tradition. Translated from the Italian by William A. Pettas.

By: Luigi Balsamo.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA:, Bernard M. Rosenthal, Inc.,: 1990

Edition: First English-Language Edition

Seller ID: CH814-219


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. View more info

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California Local History: A Bibliography and Union List of Library Holdings.

By: Margaret Miller Rocq.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stanford:, Stanford University Press,: 1970

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: EE516-239


SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND ENLARGED WITH SUPPLEMENT. Two Volumes. 4to. 11 x 8 inches. (xvi), 611 pp. Text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth over boards, gilt-titled spine, colored endpapers, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, dust jacket worn at edges. Fine copy, in a Very Good dust jacket. WITH: ROCQ, editor. California Local History: A Bibliography and Union List of Library Holdings, Supplement to the Second Edition Covering Works Published 1961-1970.... View more info

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A Bibliography of Military Books up to 1642

By: Maurice J. D. Cockle (d. 1945)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Holland Press: 1978

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: OG914-017


THIRD EDITION. Large 8vo. 10 x 7 1/2 inches. (xlv), (268) pp. Frontispiece, 2 tailpieces, 13 plates; text clean, unmarked. Full red cloth over boards, spine titled in gilt, dust jacket; binding square and tight, shelf wear to jacket. Very Good. "Captain Cockle's bibliography of British and foreign military books fully describes, with collations, many hundreds of works produced between the invention of printing and the year 1642, including printed editions of the cl... View more info

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Lynton R. Kistler, Printer-Lithographer: A Description of the Books He has Printed During the Years from 1927 Through 1974.

By: Norman Tanis (d. 2010), Dennis Bakewell, and Don Read.q

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Santa Susana Press, California State University Libraries Northridge,: 1976

Seller ID: GO617-040


PROOF COPY. 8vo. 6 3/4 x 4 inches. [ii], (30) pp. Color illustrations throughout; text clean, unmarked. Silver-titled brown cloth spine, paper boards; binding square and tight, very light shelf wear. Very Good. Designed, printed and bound by Pall W. Bohne using Bembo type on Curtis Rag paper. A illustrated bibliography of Lynton Kistler's books. Kistler was a pioneering California lithographer. Includes an introductory comment by Jacob Zeitlin. View more info

The Spiral Press [1926-1971]: A Bibliographical Checklist.

By: Philip N. Cronenwett, compiler.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York:, American Printing History Association,: 2002

Seller ID: CH814-111


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 Hist... View more info

The Spiral Press [1926-1971]: A Bibliographical Checklist.

By: Philip N. Cronenwett, compiler.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York:, American Printing History Association,: 2002

Seller ID: CH814-144


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 Hist... View more info

An Introduction to Bibliography for Literary Students. Introduction by David McKitterick.

By: Ronald Brunlees McKerrow (1872-1940).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Winchester and New Castle, DE:, Paul’s Bibliographies and Oak Knoll Press,: 1995

Seller ID: CH814-120


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. View more info

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Stanley Morison's 70th Birthday: A Tribue and Second Handlist.

By: Ruari McLean (1917-2006).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Shenval Press Ltd,: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH814-368


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 ... View more info

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Studia Bibliographica in Honorem Herman de la Fontaine Verwy.

By: Sape van der Woude (1911-2001), editor.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Amsterdam:, Menno Hertzberger & Co.,: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH814-256


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 Un... View more info

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.

By: Sue A. Kaplan, Nicholas Barker, Paul Naiditch, Editors.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Berkeley, etc.:, University of California Press,: 2001

Seller ID: CH814-377


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 pic... View more info

The Published Writings of Francis Peloubet Farquhar, Together with an Introduction to FPF by Susanna Bryant Dakin.

By: Susanna Bryant Dakin (1905-1966).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, Lawton Kennedy,: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: KSF713-104


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 essent... View more info

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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.

By: Tony Appleton, compiler.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Brighton:, Tony Appleton,: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: CH814-109


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 archi... View more info