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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

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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... 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

Condition: Used: Very Good


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 on front cover in orange ink; binding square and tight, covers soiled. Very Good. 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

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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 Crai... View more info

The 46th Gutenberg

By: Frank P. Leslie (1892-1972)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Menomonie, WI, The Vagabond Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SFK519-032

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST EDITION of Leslie's account of the discovery of the 46th copy of the Gutenberg Bible with a detailed bibliography and physical history of the other 45 known copies. 8vo. 9 1/10 x 6 1/4 inches. [10], 21 pp. Title page printed in 3 colors, red initials throughout, census of 45 known Gutenberg copies and their provenances; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-Stamped white linen, red endpapers; binding lightly shaken but tight, corners gently bumped. Very Good. WITH: LESLIE, The Golden Age of Books: The First Exhibit in the Arcade of the New Minneapolis Library, April 1961. From the Private Library o... View more info

The Zamorano Club: The First Half Century, 1928-1978

By: George E. Fullerton, et al

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Zamorano Club: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: UKGGI-3

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 200 copies printed by Richard Hoffman and bound by Bela Blau. Folio. 12 3/4 x 9 5/8 inches. 99, [3] pp. Half-title, title page vignette printed in yellow inside a typographic border, Preface by Doyce Nunis, Introduction by George Fullerton, "Zamorano Club: Fifty Years," by Tyrus Harmsen, bibliography of Zamorano Club Keepsakes, images of some of the title pages throughout the text which is printed in black ink with red marginal notes, list of Zamorano Club members, indexes, colophon; text clean, unmarked. Quarter black cloth, patterned paper over boards, spine t... View more info

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Bibliotheca Walleriana: The Books Illustrating the History of Medicine and Science

By: Hans Sallander (1903-1983)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Maurizio Martino Publisher: 1980

Edition: FACSIMILE REPRINT

Seller ID: IT-006

Condition: Used: Like New


FACSIMILE REPRINT, LIMITED to 400 copies. 2 volumes in 1. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/8 inches. [i], (xii), 494 pp. Frontispiece, 55 black-and-white plates; text clean, unmarked. Maroon cloth over boards, spine titled in gilt over a black field; binding square and tight. Fine. This is a facsimile reprint of Hans Sallander's catalogue of Erik Waller's collection of books on medicine and science. Waller (1875-1955) was a Swedish surgeon whose expansive collection of 20,000 books is considered one of the world's greatest and most complete collections of medical history. Before his death he donated t... View more info

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American Books With Tails To 'Em: A Private Pocket List of the Incomplete or Unfinished American Periodicals, Transactions, Memoirs, Judicial Reports, Laws, Journals, Legislative Documents, and Other Continuations and Works in Progress Supplied to the British Museum and Other Libraries

By: Henry Stevens.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London:, Privately Printed at Stevens' Bibliographical Nuggetory No. 4,: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: KSF11113-73

Condition: Used: Very Good


16mo. 5 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches. 40 pp. Decorative chapter heads, pages uncut; text clean, unmarked, minor toning. Blue cloth over boards, gilt stamped on front cover, marbled end papers; binding square and tight, shelf wear, especially to spine. Muir Dawson's copy. Very Good. Henry Stevens was an American bibliographer. Stevens studied at Middlebury College and graduated from Yale and Harvard Law School. In 1845 he went to London, where he was employed during most of the remainder of his life as a collector of Americana for the British Museum and for public and private American libraries.... 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

ISBN: 1884718485

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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, wri... 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

Condition: Used: Very Good


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 Crandall Press, and a bibliography of the 12 titles published by the same. View more info

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Bibliately: Reprinted from The American Philatelist, January 1977 through July 1977

By: Leona Rostenberg (1908-2005)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, American Philatelic Society: 1978

Seller ID: MM319-044

Condition: Used: Good


REPRINT EDITION. 4to. 11 x 8 1/2 inches. (2), 61, (2) pp. Cover page illustration and marginal decoration, numerous facsimile illustrations of postage stamps on every page throughout, acknowledgements and errata; text clean, unmarked. Full linen with brown leather cover label, titled in gilt; binding square and tight, covers foxed. "Compliments of Kater-Crafts Bookbinders" rubber stamp on rear pastedown. MM319-044. Good. This volume contains Rostenberg's narrative of "the printed word on stamps" with an international scope. Features hundreds of facsimile illustrations on every ... 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

ISBN: 0960009426

Condition: Used: Very Good


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

Condition: Used: Very Good


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. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1976. 4to. 11 x 7 3/4 inches. (xii), 113 pp. Text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth over... 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

Condition: Used: Very Good


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

Condition: Used: 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 Blument... 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

Condition: 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 Blument... View more info

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The Arthur H. Clark Company, An American Century 1902-2002

By: Robert A. Clark and Patrick J. Brunet

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Spokane, WA, Arthur H. Clark Company: 2001

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: JR1018-011

Condition: Collectible: Like New


SECOND REVISED EDITION limited to 1,000 copies. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. 300 pp. Photographic illustrations, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped red cloth; binding square and tight. A brand-new copy. Fine. This long-awaited bibliography won the Dwight L. Smith Award from the Western Historical Association in 1994, given biennially to the best reference work written in western history. The first edition [1993] of 500 copies was fully subscribed upon publication. REFERENCE: Clark & Brunet, Arthur H. Clark Company, No. 51 (1st ed., 1993). View more info

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Nevada Printing History: A Bibliography of Imprints & Publications, 1858-1880

By: Robert D. Armstrong (b. 1931)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Reno, NV, University of Nevada Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GG818-167

Condition: Collectible: Like New


FIRST EDITION designed by Dave Comstock. Large 8vo. 10 1/4 x 7 1/8 inches. [vi], 421 pp. Errata slip, bibliography of resources consulted, 1,254 entries described chronologically, 16 illustrations, indexes; text clean, unmarked. Navy cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Fine. 1,254 titles listed, arranged chronologically with notes regarding local and regional politics and the area's social and economic history for each year, this volume describes each item with details of their printing histories - who printed them, when, where, and at what cost. Includ... View more info

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A Bibliography of the History of California, 1510-1930

By: Robert Ernest Cowan (1876-1942) and Robert Grannis Cowan (b. 1895)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, N.P.: 1964

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: JR1018-015

Condition: Collectible: Like New


REPRINT EDITION of the 1933 edition along with the 1964 supplement. 4 Volumes in one. Thick 8vo. 8 3/4 x 6 inches. v, [1], 926pp. Title, subject, and chronological indexes; text clean, unmarked. Half olive green cloth, decorative paper over boards, printed paper spine label; binding square and tight. Fine. First issued in 1914 by the Book Club of California as their Book No. 1, Dr. Cowan recognized the need for a more expansive bibliography in 1933, limited exclusively to California. The second edition, co-authored with Robert Granniss Cowan, listed nearly five thousand titles. This repri... 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

ISBN: 1884718019

Condition: Used: Very Good


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