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The Renaissance Engravers, 15th-16th Century: Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Sirrocco/Confidential Concepts: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002739

ISBN: 1904310508

Condition: Fine


1st English language edition. 255 pp., illus. w/ 125 masterpieces of engraving from the 15th and 16th centuries. As issued, light shop wear to real panel of dust jacket, now in archival mylar. View more info

Deed of Trust and Assignment: Elbridge Wheeler to The Combination Trust Company, May 18th, 1876

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Allen, Lane & Scott's Printing House: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002965

Condition: Near Fine


Tubular steel/roller mills patent info. Signed on front cover by M. N. Alberger, Trustee. Vertical crease, else only slight wear. View more info

Authors and the Oxford University Press

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford University Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004838

Condition: Fine


Wraps, in separate dust wrapper. 15 pp. Information for authors about Oxford University Press, of interest to all collections on printing, publishing. As issued. View more info

Private Book Collectors in the United States and Canada

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, R. R. Bowker Co.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004839

Condition: Near Fine


10th Revised Edition. 417 pp. Burgundy 1/4 cloth, grey cloth, gilt lettering. Modestly rubbed corners and extremities. Firm binding, clean interior. Excellent reference for tracing and establishing provenance. View more info

The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Harvard University: Bulletin Number One 1940-1950

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Georgetown, Washington, D.C., Trustees for Harvard University: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005243

Condition: Very Good


Blue wraps, unevenly sunned, several small holes in back strip. 73 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

A Guide to the Exhibition in The King's Library Illustrating the History of Printing, Music-Printing and Bookbinding

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, England, The British Museum: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005728

Condition: VG+


Exhibition catalogue. Light green paper covered boards. 163 pp., illus. w/ xxxv (35) b&w plates. Lightly soiled covers, slightly chipped at tail of spine, one light binding crease, spine panel a bit toned. Rear board is slightly warped. View more info

A Guide to the Exhibition in The King's Library Illustrating the History of Printing, Music-Printing and Bookbinding

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, The British Museum: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005977

Condition: Very Good


Exhibition catalogue. Light green paper over boards. 180 pp., illus. w/ xxxii b&w plates (line drawings). Lightly soiled covers, modest lean, with hand-written title along spine panel. Interior intact, slightly toned. Some evidence of repair along front joint. Binding is presently firm and intact, but this issue is notorious for the weakness of its (paper) binding and so must be handled with care. View more info

The Folger Shakespeare Library Prints: The Shakespearian Theatre

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Folger Shakespeare Library: 1935

Seller ID: 006189

Condition: Fine


Complete suite of (12) 5x7" prints housed in original printed paper envelope-type sleeve, as issued. View more info

The Printer: A Quarterly Publication of R. R. Donnelly & Sons Company [Fall 1989]: 125 Years 1864-1989

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons: 1989

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 006270

Condition: Near Fine


125th anniversary issue. 72 pp., fully illus. in color, b&w. Full issue, including original color wraps, are bound into padded burgundy faux leather, w/ gilt lettering, marbled endpapers, a presumed limited edition distributed to employees, stockholders, or friends of the printing/publishing firm. Lightly thumbed interior, binding virtually as issued, very slightly rubbed at spine extrems. View more info

The Process Engraver's Compendium: For Users of Photo-Process Engraving

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Federation of Master Process Engravers: 1932

Seller ID: 011934

Condition: VG+


Brown pebbled cloth, lettered in gilt, patterned endpapers. Lightly rubbed at spine extremities, top corner slightly exposed. ix,134 pp., illus., some color, also ads. Clean interior, firm binding. View more info

The Princeton University Library Chronicle Vol. XVI, No. 3 (Spring 1955)

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Library: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013948

Condition: VG+


Putty colored wraps. Light wear, a bit tanned along extended edges. pp. 107-156, illus., continuously paginated. Death masks of Dean Swift, letters of Aubrey Beardsley, notes and queries, biblia by Lawrence Heyl. View more info

Rheutow Denis [#227/250]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Arezzo, Italy, De Filippis Editore: 1989

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 013963

Condition: Near Fine


Pale green wraps, lettered in black. 9 pp., illus. w/ 5 book plates. Slight handling wear. Di questo libretto sono state stampate nella Tipografia Basagni di Arezzo n. 250 copie. Maggio 1989. L'impaginazione e stata curata da Pierpaolo Basagni. Copia No. 227. View more info

Il Sogno Continua.di Mario De Filippis con le Incisioni di German Ratner [#203/250]

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Arezzo, Italy, De Filippis Editore: 1989

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 013966

Condition: Near Fine


Moss green wraps, lettered in black. 29 pp., illus. w/ 13 book plates. As issued. Di questo libretto sono state stampate nella Tipografia Basagni di Arezzo Luglio 1989. La composizione e l'impaginazione e stata curata da Pierpaolo Basagni. Copia No. 203. View more info

Typographer Vol. XX, No. I (Spring 1960) Dedicated to the Memory of Frederic W. Goudy 1865-1947

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Rochester, NY, Rochester Institute of Technology: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014610

Condition: Very Good


Light gray printed paper wraps. Booklet. 52 pp., illus. Moderately soiled covers, with some handling wear. Clean interior. View more info

A Guide to the Printed Books Exhibited in the King's Library [British Museum]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Trustees of the British Museum: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018454

Condition: Very Good


Original gray paper wraps, bound into red buckram, spine panel lettered in gilt. Ex-library, non-circulating, lightly marked/stamped, a few perforation stamps, mild soiling to cloth. Top corner repair to paper front cover and along top edge of first printed leaf. 111 pp. Durable, functional copy by virtue of binding, more than acceptable as reference copy. View more info

A Catalogue of Maggs Catalogues 1918 to 1968 [No. 918]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leamington Spa, Courier Press for Maggs Bros., Ltd.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018455

Condition: Near Fine


Original red and white wraps, bound in red buckram. 59 pp., illus. w/ 18 b&w plates. Minimally ex-library, non-circulating, virtually without wear, call label stamped on lower spine. A solid, clean copy, ideal as reference copy with sturdy binding. View more info

Planning My Book: Scientific - Technical - Mathematical

By: N/A

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Intelligencer Printing Co.: 1940

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: BIBL0033

Condition: VG+


Dark green pebbled cloth, tan paper covered boards with color front cover pastedown illus. De-accessioned from non-circulating institutional collection, a few internal stamps, only slight shelf wear. [xi],20 pp., illus. Primer for planning a book publication. Obscure issue, probably distributed only locally within Pennsylvania. View more info

Hedendaagse Boekbanden: Catalogus van de Tentoonstellung in het Higro, Gent, in Juni 1975

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Leuven, Belgium, Higro [Rosseels Printing]: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIBL0043

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff white paper wraps, lettered in black. Slight shelf wear, light vertical soil mark on front cover approx. 1" from binding edge, slight paper adhesion along top edge of pp. 68-69, otherwise virtually as issued. 77 pp., illus. w/ 13 full page b&w plates of decorated bindings. 63 catalogued entries: Valery, Sartre, Colette, Robbe-Grillet, Eluard, Camus, la Fontaine, Claudel, Gracq, Appolinaire, Malraux, Gide, etc. Text in Flemish/Dutch. Limited to 300 copies? View more info

Mästarband [Mastarband]: Bokbinarmästareföreningen i Stockholm 350 AR 1630-1980

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Sweden, Bokbindarmastareforeningen i Stockholm: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIBL0120

Condition: Very Good


Catalogue to accompany exhibition at Stockholms Stadsmuseum, 10 May - 31 Aug. 1980. Stiff color pictorial wraps. Moderate shelf wear, rubbed along joints and at corners. Several light creases and slight lean along binding. 269 pp., illus. w/ 88 full-page b&w plates with facing-page commentary, additional illus. in text. Text in Swedish. Limited to 2,000 copies. View more info

Deutsche Einbandkunst: Ausstellung des Jakob Krausse-Bundes Vereinigung deutscher Kunstbuchbinder im Weissen Saal des Schlossmuseums zu Berlin, September-Oktober 1921

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berlin, Germany, Jakob Krausse-Bund/Ernst Collin: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIBL0125

Condition: Near Fine


Moss green cloth. Royal 8vo. Slightly rubbed spine extremities, interior slightly toned but otherwise fully intact. 92 pp., illustrated, many advertisements. Text in German. View more info

The Story of Paper-Making: An Account of Paper-Making from its Earliest Known Record Down to the Present Time

By: N/A

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, J. W. Butler Paper Company: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIBL0127

Condition: Good-VG


Tan cloth, lettered and decorated in black. 1st edition: Jan. 1901. Moderately soiled cloth, shelf wear, top corners mildly bumped but not exposed. viii,136 pp. Intact text block, one leaf showing slight closed fore-edge tear. View more info

Deutsche Buchbeinbände der Renaissance um Jakob Krausse, Hofbuchbinder des Kurfürsten August I. von Sachsen

By: N/A

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Assenede, Belgium, Dirk Haers: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIBL0131

ISBN: 2873050322

Condition: Near Fine


Ivory stiff paper portfolio, French flaps, lettered in brown. Text block is as issued, in 8-page signatures/gatherings, unbound. Unpaginated. [xxiv] pp. (introductory), 102 catalogued examples, [xxviii] pp. of appendices, colophon, etc. at rear., illus. w/ 5 full page color plates (1 with acetate overlay). The final two gatherings appear to be errata/corrigenda, showing both the orginal error and the corrected text in two columns. We would have expected more than 5 plate... View more info

Livres Illustrés du XVIIIe Siècle [Livres Illustres du XVIIIe Siecle]

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Librairie Giraud-Badin: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIBL0135

Condition: Fine


Light brown buckram, with gilt on burgundy title label mounted on upper spine. Interior very slightly thumbed, essentially as issued. Edition limited to 530 copies. 76 pp. + 58 full page plates, most b&w, several color. 150 catalogued entries, 11-12 May 1955. Text in French. Scarce. View more info

Conservation: Conservation, Preservation and Restoration of Works of Art; Paints and Varnishes; Colors and Color Theory; Dyeing and Textile Printing; Photographic Manuals and Processes; Dictionaries and Encyclopedias; Applied Chemistry and Receipt Books

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Charles B. Wood III Inc.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIBL0149

Condition: Near Fine


Catalogue No. 71. Light tan wraps, lettered in red and black, perfect-bound. Slight shelf wear. 435 catalogued lots, with addendum sheets (to 456), illus. Antiquarian bookseller's catalog, excellent reference. View more info

Livres Illustrés Modernes: Vente le jeudi 18 octobre 1979 a 14 h 30 en l'Hotel des Ventes, 73, faubourg Saint-Honore, 75008 Paris

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Hotel Particulier des Ventes: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIBL0151

Condition: Near Fine


Color illus. wraps, perfect-bound. Light shelf/edge wear. 74 pp., indexed, 117 catalogued entries, illus. with color plates, b&w. Text in French. View more info