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The Cinderella of the Arts: A Short History of Sangorski and Sutcliffe

By Rob Shepherd

London/New Castle, DE: Shepherds/Oak Knoll Press, 2015. soft cover, folded card covers., no flaws or wear. clean, no markings. no bumps, creases. tight binding. appears unused.; 200pp., illustrated throughout in color. history of great 20th century bookbinding firm.. First American Soft Cover Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$72.00

Leaves of Grass: A Textual Variorum of the Printed Poems. Three Volume Set. The Collected Writings of Walt Whitman
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Leaves of Grass: A Textual Variorum of the Printed Poems. Three Volume Set. The Collected Writings of Walt Whitman

By Sculley Bradley, Harold W. Blodgett, Arthur Golden, William White, Editors

New York: New York University Press, 1980. cloth, hard covers in dust jackets. three volumes, complete., vol. 1 has small owner name to front free endpaper and minor wear to top of dj spine. the red lettering on all 3 dj spines has some sun-fading. no other flaws or wear. clean. no text or exterior markings. no bumps, chips. strong bindings.; apprx. 800 pages. valuable work of bibliographical research.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Multi-Volume Set.

$75.00

Fundamentals of Leather Science

By D. Woodroffe

Croydon: A. Harvey, 1948. hard cover, red-brown leather., slight, minor wear to exterior. clean, no markings. strong binding.; 178pp., with unpaginated preliminaries and ads at rear. six b/w illustrations.. Second Edition Revised. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$42.00

The Repair of Cloth Bindings: A Manual (Soft Cover)
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The Repair of Cloth Bindings: A Manual (Soft Cover)

By Arthur W. Johnson

New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2013. soft cover., no flaws or wear, clean, an unused, pristine paperback copy.; vii-115pp., illustrated throughout by the author. wonderfully concise.. Later Printing. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$32.00

Reading and Writing Accessories: A Study of Paper-Knives, Paper Folders, Letter Openers and Mythical Page Turners

By Ian Spellerberg

New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2016. soft cover..no flaws or wear. clean, no markings. tight binding sewn/glued.; xii-124pp., illustrated throughout in color, b/w. foreword and commentaries from several contributors. a most welcome addition to the books on books shelf.. First American Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$59.00

Aesthetic Tracts: Innovation in Late-Nineteenth-Century Book Design

By Ellen Mazur Thomson

New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2015. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings. tight binding. an unused copy.; xiv-177pp., 16 color plates. 51 b/w figures. frontispiece. examines the book designs of a number of binders and designers.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$54.00

Bound to be Modern: Publishers' Cloth Bindings and the Material Culture of the Book, 1840-1914

By Kristina Lundblad

New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2015. hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean, no markings of any sort. tight binding. no bumps, tears, or labels. an unused copy.; 336pp., 167 figures in color, b/w., 50 tables, 16 diagrams. translated from swedish original. examines the concepts and cultures of book production during the 19th and early 20th century.. First English Language Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$85.00

Artists of the Book in Boston 1890-1910
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Artists of the Book in Boston 1890-1910

By Nancy Finlay

Cambridge: Department of Printing and Graphic Arts, Harvard College Library, 1985. soft cover, as issued. sewn binding.. minute signs of handling to exterior, negligible. no flaws - clean, sound binding, no writing or text markings.; xiv-114pp., color frontispiece, illustrated in b/w., catalogue with detailed entries.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$25.00

Miniature Books: 4,000 Years of Tiny Treasures
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Miniature Books: 4,000 Years of Tiny Treasures

By Anne C. Bromer, Julian I. Edison

New York: Abrams in Association with the Grolier Club, 2007. hard cover in dust jacket, illustrated boards, copper gilt edges. place-keeping ribbon bound-in., one minor instance of wear to exterior, of slight impact to therwise flawless copy. no other flaws or wear. clean. no markings of any sort. strong binding, hinges; this copy inscribed by co-author, julian edison on contents page.; 215pp., illustrated throughout in color. a welcome and worthy addition to the uh, small number of publications examining miniature books, and their long history.. Signed by Co-Author. First Edition /First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$72.00

Design Quarterly 130. Wolfgang Weingart: My Typography Instruction at the Basle School of Design Switzerland 1968 to 1985 and Armin Hofmann: Thoughts on the Study and Making of Visual Signs. Basle School of Design/Yale School of Art, 1947 to 1985

By Wolfgang Weingart and Armin Hofmann

Minneapolis/Cambridge: Design Quarterly Walker Art Center, The MIT Press, 1985. soft cover, as issued., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings, writing, labels. no bumps, creases, tears. tight staple-bound journal.; english text., apprx. 40pp., illustrated throughout. b/w, some color. printed back-to-back, weingart starts from one cover, hofmann from the other. scarce issue of design quarterly.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Periodical.

$175.00

A History of English Craft Bookbinding Technique.

By Bernard C. Middleton

New Castle, DE/London: Oak Knoll Press/The British Library, 2000. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws, clean, no markings, strong binding,; 372pp., followed by 14 b/w plates., ixpp. preliminaries., 107 figures. most recent edition of classic text on english bookbinding.. Fourth Revised Edition, Later Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$65.00

A History of The Golden Cockerel Press 1920-1960
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A History of The Golden Cockerel Press 1920-1960

By Roderick Cave and Sarah Manson

London/New Castle, DE: The British Library and Oak Knoll Press, 2002. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean. no writing or markings. no bumps, tears. tight binding. appears unused.; book has two isbns.; xi-279pp., 160 b/w illustrations and 16 pages of color plates.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$140.00

Arthur W. Rushmore and the Golden Hind Press. a History and Bibliography

By Monroe S. Causley

New Castle, DE/Madison, NJ: Oak Knoll Press in Association with the Madison Public Library, 2005. hard cover in slipcase, leather-backed marbled paper covered boards. errata slip laid-in., slipcase covered in marbled paper. no flaws or wear. clean. no markings. no bumps or other wear. tight binding.; this is number 145 from the limited edition of 170 signed copies.; xviii-174pp., several tipped-in examples of work done at the press. b/w photos.. Signed by Author. First Edition - Limited. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$85.00

The Bloomsbury Artists: Prints and Book Design
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The Bloomsbury Artists: Prints and Book Design

By Tony Bradshaw

Aldershot, England/Burlington, VT: Scolar Press/Ashgate Publishing Co., 1999. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., clean. no writing, markings, labels. any evidence of handling falls into the negligible range. no tears, clips, chips. tight binding. great copy.; 95pp., 38 color plates, numerous b/w illustrations. covers prints, posters, commercial graphics, books designed, illustrations, bookplates. hogarth press material. introduction by james beechey. foreword by angelica garnett.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$42.00

A Monument More Durable Than Brass: The Donald and Mary Hyde Collection of Dr. Samuel Johnson
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A Monument More Durable Than Brass: The Donald and Mary Hyde Collection of Dr. Samuel Johnson

By John Overholt and Thomas A. Horrocks

Cambridge: Houghton Library, Harvard University, 2009. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean. no text or exterior markings. no bumps, tears, chips. tight binding. appears unused.; copy belonged to houghton librarian roger stoddard and has his initials on ffep, which also has an inscription from a text contributor to mr. stoddard. title page has inscriptions to mr. stoddard from john overholt and thomas horrocks. exhibition also appeared at the grolier club in nyc, and some ephemera pertaining to that is laid-in. 127pp., illustrated in color. two essays and detailed catalogue. one of 800 unnumbered copies printed. a unique copy.. Signed By Authors. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$100.00

This Perpetual Fight: Love and Loss in Virginia Woolf's Intimate Circle

By Sarah Funke and William Beekman

New York: The Grolier Club, 2008. hard cover, cloth-backed paper covered boards., no flaws or wear. clean. no markings of any sort. tight binding.; one thousand unnumbered copies printed.; 152pp., illustrated in color, some b/w period photos. ten essays and articles by various contributors.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$48.00

The History of Miniature Books

By Doris V. Welsh

Albany, NY: Fort Orange Press, 1987. cloth, hard cover., a few faint dust-spots to top edge. a very few of same to upper margin of some endpapers. all sparse, faint, arrested. no other flaws or wear. no writing, markings. no bumps. tight binding.; iii-156pp., several b/w illustrations. a detailed history of the genre. can be a scarce title.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$115.00

Sol Lewitt: Artist's Books
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Sol Lewitt: Artist's Books

By Giorgio Maffei, Emanuele De Donno

Foligno: Edizioni Viaindustriae, 2009. soft cover, folded card covers., only the slightest indications of use to exterior, negligible impact. no other wear or flaws. clean. no markings or writing. no chips or tears. tight, sewn binding.; parallel text, italian-english.; 143pp., illustrated throughout in color and b/w. ; one of 1000 unnumbered first edition copies printed.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Exhibition Catalogue.

$120.00

An Essay on Typography

By Eric Gill

Boston: David R. Godine, 1988. hardcover in dust jacket, brick-red cloth with gilt lettering and decorative elements., dj flap-price is a small label no flaws, clean, no writing, names, markings. strong binding. very nice copy.; contains new introduction by christopher skelton., 133pp., first published in uk, 1931.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$38.00

Thomas Bewick: The Complete Illustrative Work (3 volumes)

By Nigel Tattersfield

London/New Castle, DE: The British Library and Oak Knoll Press, 2011. three volume complete set. green cloth hard covers in cloth covered slipcase. minor rubbing to spine of vols. 2 and 3. heavy set. no other wear or flaws. clean. no writing or markings. no bumps. strong tight bindings.; vol. 1, 392pp., color frontis., b/w illustrations., vol. 2, 948pp., b/w illustrations., vol. 3, 240pp., important reference work on british wood engraver, thomas bewick.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Multi-Volume Set.

$190.00

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