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AMERICAN BOOK COLLECTORS AND COLLECTIING / From Colonial Times to the Present.
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AMERICAN BOOK COLLECTORS AND COLLECTIING / From Colonial Times to the Present.

By Cannon, Carl L.

New York: The H. W. Wilson Company, 1941., 1941.. Good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is rubbed & spotted. The spine is darkened with the cloth bubbled and the head & tail slightly chipped. xi & 391 pages. The contents are very good, First edition.

$15.00

SPORTING BOOKS & ART. (Catalogue 85). (Cover title).
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SPORTING BOOKS & ART. (Catalogue 85). (Cover title).

By Cummins, James.

New York: James Cummins, Bookseller, circa [1990s]., [1990s].. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in color pictorial wraps. 192 pages. 12 pages of color illustrations & numerous illustrations in black & white. Near fine. This handsome sales catalog lists 455 items with prices. The contents include General Sporting and Natural History, Angling, Hunting and Shooting, Big Game, Woodcock, Miscellaneous Games & Sports and Sporting Art.

$15.00

CLASSIFIED CATALOGUE OF MODERN JAPANESE BOOKS IN CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY.
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CLASSIFIED CATALOGUE OF MODERN JAPANESE BOOKS IN CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY.

By Ceadel, Eric B.

Cambridge, U.K.: W. Heffer and Sons Ltd, (1961)., (1961).. Good. - Large octavo [approximately 9-1/2 inches high by 6-5/8 inches wide] red cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is lightly rubbed, bumped & soiled and the head of the spine is chipped. xxvii, [1] leaf, 551 & [5] pages. The binding is a bit warped. Good. First edition.The books in this catalogue are arranged according to a new and comprehensive classification system for Far Eastern books, so the volume acts as a convenient classified bibliography of Japanese scholarly work on Far Eastern subjects.

$20.00

CATALYSTS: BOOKS WHICH INFLUENCED WESTERN CIVILIZATION. Catalog Three.
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CATALYSTS: BOOKS WHICH INFLUENCED WESTERN CIVILIZATION. Catalog Three.

By Norman, Jeremy.

San Francisco, CA: Jeremy Norman & Co., (1977)., (1977).. Very good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial light tan wraps illustrated in black. The tail of the spine is creased & lightly chipped. 120 pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations, including facsimiles. Very good. Catalog written, edited and designed by Jeremy Norman with some listings written by Davida Rubin. 2,600 copies were printed.

$10.00

MEDICINE, TRAVEL & ANTHROPOLOGY from the Library of Johann Friedrich Blumenbach. A Catalogue of the Blumenbach/Herbst Collection / With a Supplement from our Stock. Catalogue Six.
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MEDICINE, TRAVEL & ANTHROPOLOGY from the Library of Johann Friedrich Blumenbach. A Catalogue of the Blumenbach/Herbst Collection / With a Supplement from our Stock. Catalogue Six.

By Norman, Jeremy.

San Francisco, CA: Jeremy Norman & Co., (1979)., (1979).. Very good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial cream-colored wraps illustrated in brown. There is minor soiling & foxing to the binding & the corners of the covers are lightly creased. xii & 116 pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations including facsimiles. Very good. Catalog written and edited by Jeremy Norman and Davida Rubin.Robert M. Herbst sent to Norman a listing of his library of more than 500 medical and travel books, most of them assembled by "that celebrated 18th century polyhistor, Johann Friedrich Blumenbach", who compiled one of the first bibliographies of medical historical literature. Some of the books, which are now listed in this catalog, were Blumenbach's own working copies used in his research and in compiling his bibliography.

$10.00

A CHRONOLOGY OF PRINTING.
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A CHRONOLOGY OF PRINTING.

By Clair, Colin.

New York: Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers, (1969)., (1969).. Very good. - Quarto [10 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], green cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The bottom corners of the covers are slightly rubbed & there is a small score mark to the front cover. The rear panel of the dust jacket is soiled with a short tear & crease to its bottom edge. The edges of the jacket's flaps are darkened with tiny stains to the bottom edge of the rear flap. 227 pages printed in 2 columns. 1 black-and-white head-piece. There is a tiny stain to the bottom edge. Very good. First American edition.The history of printing from 1423 to 1967.

$10.00

CLAUDE FREDERICKS AND THE BANYAN PRESS: A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CHECKLIST. (In American Book Collector. Volume 7 / Number 3 / New Series. March 1986).
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CLAUDE FREDERICKS AND THE BANYAN PRESS: A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CHECKLIST. (In American Book Collector. Volume 7 / Number 3 / New Series. March 1986).

By Edelstein, J. M.; compiler.

(Ossining, NY: The Moretus Press, Inc.), 1986., 1986.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wraps. The wraps are soiled & lightly foxed with dampstaining to the bottom corner of the rear wrap. There is a short tear to the tail of the spine. 72 pages. Black-and-white illustrations & pictorial ads. There is dampstaining to the fore-edge & bottom edge and the bottom corners of the inside wraps, with light dampstaining to the bottom corners of some text pages. Good. The Banyan contribution consists of a one-page essay and a seven-page checklist. Among the other contents of this issue are an article on Albrecht Durer as Protestant propagandist, and "Serendipity: A Bookseller Reminisces" by Milton Reissman, owner of the Victoria Book Shop in New York City.

$10.00

SIGNATURE OF TYPE DESIGNER AND CALLIGRAPHER HERMANN ZAPF ON  PRESSMAN FRIDOLF JOHNSON\'S BOOK LABEL.
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SIGNATURE OF TYPE DESIGNER AND CALLIGRAPHER HERMANN ZAPF ON PRESSMAN FRIDOLF JOHNSON'S BOOK LABEL.

By Zapf, Hermann.(1918-2015). German type designer and calligrapher.

1968., 1968.. Fine. - Cream-colored book label, approximately 2 inches high by 3 inches wide, with a decorative green border and "Ex Libris Fridolf Johnson" printed in green along the bottom edge. Signed "Hermann Zapf / 1968" in blue ink. Near fine. Hermann Zapf was a German type designer and calligrapher. Typefaces he designed include Palatina, Optima and Zapfino.

$45.00

TYPOGRAPHY BROADSIDE with QUOTATIONS from LICHTENBERG and WILHELM JUNK printed in WARREN CHAPPEL\'S TRAJANUS KURSIV font.
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TYPOGRAPHY BROADSIDE with QUOTATIONS from LICHTENBERG and WILHELM JUNK printed in WARREN CHAPPEL'S TRAJANUS KURSIV font.

By (Lichtenberg, G. Chr.; and Junk, Wilhelm). Chappell, Warren.

Frankfurt am Main: D. Stempel A.G., circa [1950]., [1950].. Good. - A 16-5/8 inch high by 11-7/8 inch wide type specimen broadside on creamy white paper with quotes from G. Chr. Lichtenberg and Wilhelm Junk printed in grayish blue and orange in Warren Chappell's Trajanus Kursiv font. An orange & grayish blue vignette of a printer's tool is centered between the 2 quotes and the alphabet is printed in orange at the bottom. The broadside is identified thus in print on the verso: "Trajanus-Kursiv der Schriftgiesserei D. Stempel AG Frankfurt am Main". The broadside is soiled with some foxing and light creases along the borders. Good. Warren Chappel designed his Trajanus typefaces for Stempel in the 1930's.

$45.00

CONTRIBUTIONS TOWARDS A DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH BOOK COLLECTORS As also of some Foreign Collectors Whose Libraries were incorporated in English Collections or whose Books are chiefly met with in England.
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CONTRIBUTIONS TOWARDS A DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH BOOK COLLECTORS As also of some Foreign Collectors Whose Libraries were incorporated in English Collections or whose Books are chiefly met with in England.

By Burridge, Edward; Clarke, Frederick; et al. Quaritch, Bernard; editor.

New York: Burt Franklin, (1968)., (1968).. Good. - Large octavo, red cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is slightly rubbed. The section on each collector is separately paginated. Illustrated with black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece portrait of Bernard Quaritch, portraits of book collectors and facsimiles. The book has a slightly musty odor. Good. Reprint edition.

$15.00

GERMAN BAROQUE LITERATURE: A Catalogue of the Collection in the Yale University Library.
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GERMAN BAROQUE LITERATURE: A Catalogue of the Collection in the Yale University Library.

By Faber du Faur, Curt von.

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1958., 1958.. Very good. - Large octavo, red cloth titled in gilt within black rectangle on spine, in dw. The book is slightly cocked. The dw is lightly soiled with the head of the spine chipped, a short tear to the front panel & creasing to the top edge of the rear panel. xlii & 496 pp. B&W pictorial title & B&W illustrations. Very good. The standard reference in the field. More than 1860 titles are catalogued, almost all with annotations.

$35.00

IN APPRECIATION: A Keepsake for Craftsmen.
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IN APPRECIATION: A Keepsake for Craftsmen.

By (De Pol, John).

New York: Privately printed, 1969., 1969.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed brick red wraps. The bottom corner of the front cover & the tail of the spine are lightly creased & there is a tiny area of rubbing to the rear cover. Unpaginated. 20 color illustrations reproducing wood engravings by John De Pol. Very good. This keepsake is a collection of 20 selected wood engravings from the 150 illustrations by John De Pol which appeared in the 16 editions of the Printing Week Library of Benjamin Franklin Keepsakes published in connection with the celebration of Printing Week in New York from 1953 to 1960. The design team considered this keepsake a memorial to the late book designer Lewis F. White who regarded the creation of these keepsakes a personal project.A De Pol greeting card illustrated with a black-and-white wood engraving is laid in.

$10.00

MESSRS. COPELAND & DAY, 69 Cornhill, Boston, 1893-1899.
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MESSRS. COPELAND & DAY, 69 Cornhill, Boston, 1893-1899.

By Kraus, Joe W.

Philadelphia, PA: George S. MacManus Co., 1979., 1979.. Very good. - Small quarto [9-1/2 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], green cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The corners of the covers are slightly rubbed. xii & 179 pages plus colophon. Illustrated with publisher's devices and facsimiles in black & white. The binding is slightly bowed. Very good. Limited edition of 500 copies.

$20.00

A DICTIONARY OF THE PRINTERS AND BOOKSELLERS WHO WERE AT WORK IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND FROM 1668 TO 1725. By Henry R. Plomer. With the help of H.G. Aldis, E.R. McC. Dix, G.J. Gray, and R.B. McKerrow. Edited by Arundell Esdaile.
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A DICTIONARY OF THE PRINTERS AND BOOKSELLERS WHO WERE AT WORK IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND FROM 1668 TO 1725. By Henry R. Plomer. With the help of H.G. Aldis, E.R. McC. Dix, G.J. Gray, and R.B. McKerrow. Edited by Arundell Esdaile.

By Plomer, Henry R.

London: Printed for the Bibliographical Society, at the Oxford University Press, 1922., 1922.. Good. CROSBY GAIGE'S COPY - Small quarto, 9-1/2 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide. Light grayish blue boards backed with a buff cloth spine, titled in black on the spine. There is light wear to the corners of the soiled covers. The spine is soiled and darkened and the head of the spine is lightly chipped. xii & 342 deckle-edged pages. There is foxing and offsetting to the endpapers with a spot of minor foxing to the bottom front corner of the half-title. The text-block is cracked at page 337. Good. First edition.Broadway producer and small press publisher Crosby Gaige's copy with his book label mounted on the front pastedown. The Broadway producer Crosby Gaige (1882-1949) was president of the New York Wine and Food Society. He established the Watch Hill Press, named after his farm in Peekskill, New York.

$50.00

ONE HUNDRED INFLUENTIAL AMERICAN BOOKS Printed before 1900. Catalogue and Addresses. Exhibition at The Grolier Club April eighteenth - June sixteenth MCMXLVI.

By (Adams, Frederick B., Jr.; Winterich, John T.; Johnson, Thomas H; et al).

New York: Kraus Reprint Corporation, 1967., 1967.. Very good. - Octavo, gray cloth backed with a black cloth backstrip & spine, titled in gilt on the spine. 139 pages, illustrated with 7 black-and-white plates. There is some light staining to the top edge. Very good. <p>Reprint of the Grolier Club edition published in New York in 1947.

$35.00

THE PLAYS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: A Shakespeare Commentary for the Subscribers to the Limited Editions Club\'s Shakespeare.(Prospectus).
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THE PLAYS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: A Shakespeare Commentary for the Subscribers to the Limited Editions Club's Shakespeare.(Prospectus).

By (Limited Editions Club). Macy, George; director.

New York: The Limited Editions Club, (1938)., (1938).. Good. - Small folio [12-5/8 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in printed cream-colored self-wrappers. 20 pages. There are a number of tiny brown dots to the 2 outer pages [the title & last text page]. There is some soiling to the bottom margin of the last page with minor soiling to the title page. The page edges are slightly darkened & their corners slightly bumped throughout & 2 bottom corners are creased. Good. "The edition designed by Bruce Rogers. The text edited by Herbert Farjeon. The illustrations made by thirty-seven of the world's leading artists" [Information from the title page].Laid in is a letter signed by George Macy, Director of the Limited Editions Club, to a member of the club, Jefferson F. Meagher, informing him of a special member discount for the thirty-seven volume set.Among the contents of the prospectus are "What we Know about Shakespeare"; "What the World has Said about Shakespeare" --quotes from such authors as Milton, Hazlitt, Walt Whitman, Pope, Sir Walter Scott, Coleridge and others; a list of the volumes; and commentary from Herbert Farjeon and Bruce Rogers.

$25.00

HANDMADE PAPER TODAY: A worldwide survey of mills, papers, techniques and uses.
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HANDMADE PAPER TODAY: A worldwide survey of mills, papers, techniques and uses.

By Turner, Silvie; and Skiold, Birgit.

New York: Frederic C. Beil, (1983)., (1983).. Very good. AMERICAN ARTIST SUSAN HOCKADAY'S COPY, SIGNED BY HER WITH SEVERAL SAMPLES OF VERY FINE JAPANESE GOSSAMER PAPER LAID IN - Quarto, 11 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide. Green cloth titled in silver on the spine and in blind on the front cover, in a printed green dust wrapper. The dust jacket's spine is faded. 280 pages, with profuse photographic illustrations. Fine in a very good dust wrapper. First American edition.American graphic artist and paper maker Susan Hockaday's copy, signed by her "Hockaday" at the top of the front endpaper.Laid into the book is a two page autograph letter addressed to Susan Hockaday signed by the artist Magaret Kennard Johnson who created work with handmade paper. In her letter, Johnson mentions that she is enclosing samples of fine paper from Japan: "Enclosed are fragments of the gossamer paper I mentioned to you that is almost extinct in Japan..." signed "Love Maggi". Enclosed is a sleeve titled "Very Fine paper from japan (M. Johnson November 1985)" containing 8 fragments of the colorful fine gossamer paper which Johnson mentions in her letter.With the intent of becoming a medical artist Susan Hockaday first worked in Cardiovascular Surgery at Yale, where she drew details observed during open heart surgery. She subsequently went on to create her own artwork which explored the structures and patterns or the natural world. Learning to make paper on which she could produce her prints in 1979, she went on to produce very thin papers in the Japanese tradition which she could then assemble into layers which conveyed those layers she observed in woods and streams.

$150.00

THE COLOPHON: A Book Collector\'s Quarterly. Part Eight.
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THE COLOPHON: A Book Collector's Quarterly. Part Eight.

By (Hutson, Victoria). Adler, Elmer; Emmett, Burton; Winterich, John T.; editors.

New York: Pynson Printers, (1931)., (1931).. Good. WITH AN ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH SIGNED BY VICTORIA HUTSON - Quarto [10-5/8 inches high by 9-1/2 inches wide], pictorial pink, gray & cream-colored boards with an illustration in cream on the front cover. The binding is lightly rubbed with the spine & the top edge of the front cover darkened. The rear cover is soiled. Its edges are darkened & its corners are chipped. Unpaginated with some sections printed in colored inks or on colored paper. Profuse illustrations in black & white and color, including facsimiles and an original signed lithograph by Victoria Hutson. A number of page edges are darkened. Good. Limited edition of 3,000 copies printed for subscribers.This issue contains an original signed black-and-white lithograph titled "Gardinia" by Victoria Hutson. Among the articles included are "The Origins of Publishers' Cloth Binding" by John Carter, "The First Editor of Shakespeare" by Edward Wagenknecht, and "Benjamin Gomez, Bookseller" by Charles G. Poore.

$20.00

AN EXHIBITION OF THE WORK OF BRUCE ROGERS IN THE LAKESIDE PRESS GALLERIES.
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AN EXHIBITION OF THE WORK OF BRUCE ROGERS IN THE LAKESIDE PRESS GALLERIES.

By Rogers, Bruce.

Chicago: The Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 1957., 1957.. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan & cream wrappers with the Lakeside Press logo in black on the rear cover. [13] pages, including inside rear wrap, printed in sienna & black. Illustrated with a black-and-white portrait frontispiece. In the original printed mailing envelope. Fine. The content of this booklet, which serves as an invitation to the exhibition, mainly consists of extracts from Bruce Rogers' "Paragraphs on Printing". The exhibition of work by "Bruce Rogers, Master Designer of the Book", was held from April through July 1957.

$10.00

GAZETTE OF THE GROLIER CLUB. New Series. Number 51, 2000.
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GAZETTE OF THE GROLIER CLUB. New Series. Number 51, 2000.

By Rothkopf, Carol; editor.

(Lunenberg, VT: Printed at The Stinehour Press), 2000., 2000.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial white wrappers with an Aubrey Beardsley cover illustration in black & gray. There is a tiny black mark to the front cover. 133 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. Among the contents of this issue are the articles "The Pursuit of the Rare: Three Early Beardsley Collectors", "The Poet as Book Collector: Siegfried Sassoon", "Collecting Kipling" and "The Petrucci Centenary".

$10.00

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