Private Press from James Cummins Bookseller

New Arrivals

The Sportsman's Companion or An Essay on Shooting ... by a Gentleman
More Photos

The Sportsman's Companion or An Essay on Shooting ... by a Gentleman

by (Derrydale Press)

Condition
Used - Original blue paper over boards, with paper spine label and label on upper cover. Fine in original blue board slipcase
Edition
Fourth edition and first Derrydale. One of 200 copies
Published
1930
Binding
Ix, 52, [2, contents] pp. 1 vols. 8vo
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£400.45

Show Details

Description:
New York: Privately Printed by Ernest R. Gee [at The Derrydale Press], 1930. Fourth edition and first Derrydale. One of 200 copies. ix, 52, [2, contents] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original blue paper over boards, with paper spine label and label on upper cover. Fine in original blue board slipcase. Fourth edition and first Derrydale. One of 200… Read more about this item
Item Price
£400.45
Nativity, Renewals, Awaitment
More Photos

Nativity, Renewals, Awaitment

by Sassoon, Siegfried

Condition
Used - Printed card wrappers. Fine
Published
1960
Binding
3 single sheet poems. 3 vols. 8vo
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£300.34

Show Details

Description:
[Stanbrook Abbey Press, 1960. 3 single sheet poems. 3 vols. 8vo. Printed card wrappers. Fine. 3 single sheet poems. 3 vols. 8vo. The dates of composition are 1927, 1954, and November 1960, and are from the Stanbrook Abbey Press collection "The Path to Peace." Uncommon.
Item Price
£300.34
Nativity
More Photos

Nativity

by Sassoon, Siegfried

Condition
Used - Printed wrappers. Fine
Edition
First American edition. One of 27 copies with only 12 copies for
Published
1927
Binding
[4] pp. 1 vols. 8vo
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£400.45

Show Details

Description:
[Mount Vernon], New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1927. First American edition. One of 27 copies with only 12 copies for sale, presumably done for copyright purposes. [4] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Printed wrappers. Fine. First American edition. One of 27 copies with only 12 copies for sale, presumably done for copyright purposes. [4] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Sassoon's… Read more about this item
Item Price
£400.45
The Hunting If ... Courtesy of Kathrina Cooley
More Photos

The Hunting If ... Courtesy of Kathrina Cooley

by Shortt, Angela

Condition
Used - Original red straight grained morocco, with gilt stamp of the Genessee Valley Hunt on upper cover. Slightest rubbing, some foxin
Edition
First edition. "One Hundred Copies of the Hunting If have been p
Published
1932
Binding
Printed in red and black on folded leaves. Sketches throughout text. Unpaginated. [12] leaves. 1 vols. Square 12mo
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£1,001.12

Show Details

Description:
[New York]: Compliments of Ernest L. Woodward, M.F.H. [privately printed by the Derrydale Press], 1932. First edition. "One Hundred Copies of the Hunting If have been printed by Eugene V. Connettt at the Derrydale Press in the Month of April 1932.. Printed in red and black on folded leaves. Sketches throughout text. Unpaginated. [12] leaves. 1 vols. Square 12mo.… Read more about this item
Item Price
£1,001.12
American Big Game Fishing
More Photos

American Big Game Fishing

by Connett, Eugene V. (ed.)

Condition
Used - Full plum morocco gilt, piscatorial gilt devices, raised bands, pictorial endpapers by Hunt, t.e.g., rest uncut by James MacDona
Edition
First edition. Number 14 of 56 numbered deluxe copies with a sig
Published
1935
Binding
Original pencil drawing of a leaping sailfish by Lynn Bogue Hunt, signed by the artist. With numerous illustrations by Lynn Bogu
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£18,020.25

Show Details

Description:
New York: Derrydale Press, 1935. First edition. Number 14 of 56 numbered deluxe copies with a signed drawing by Lynn Bogue Hunt of a jumping swordfish in pencil (total edition of 1,006 copies). Original pencil drawing of a leaping sailfish by Lynn Bogue Hunt, signed by the artist. With numerous illustrations by Lynn Bogue Hunt and from photographs. 1… Read more about this item
Item Price
£18,020.25
The Horse of the Desert. Introduction by Major-General James G. Harbord and Professor Henry Fairfield Osborn
More Photos

The Horse of the Desert. Introduction by Major-General James G. Harbord and Professor Henry Fairfield Osborn

by Brown, William Robinson

Condition
Used - Original full blue morocco gilt, t.e.g. Fine copy
Edition
First edition, no. 47 of 75 large paper copies signed by the aut
Published
1929
Binding
Color frontispiece after Harrington Bird and three other color plates, 46 halftone plates, illustrations in text. xxvii, [3], 21
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£7,208.10

Show Details

Description:
New York: Derrydale Press, 1929. First edition, no. 47 of 75 large paper copies signed by the author on collophon page. Color frontispiece after Harrington Bird and three other color plates, 46 halftone plates, illustrations in text. xxvii, [3], 218 pp. 1 vols. Large 4to. Original full blue morocco gilt, t.e.g. Fine copy. First edition, no. 47 of… Read more about this item
Item Price
£7,208.10
La Divina Commedia, or The Divine Vision of Dante Alighieri in Italian and English. The Italian text edited by Mario Casella.. with the .English version of H.F. Cary
More Photos

La Divina Commedia, or The Divine Vision of Dante Alighieri in Italian and English. The Italian text edited by Mario Casella.. with the .English version of H.F. Cary

by Dante

Condition
Used - Original full orange-stained vellum, double gilt rule borders on upper and lower cover. Central gilt ornament on both covers, sp
Edition
One of 1475 copies
Published
1928
Binding
42 illustrations after the drawings of Sandro Botticelli. 324, [325-328] pp. 1 vols. Folio
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£1,401.57

Show Details

Description:
[London]: Nonesuch Press, 1928. One of 1475 copies. 42 illustrations after the drawings of Sandro Botticelli. 324, [325-328] pp. 1 vols. Folio. Original full orange-stained vellum, double gilt rule borders on upper and lower cover. Central gilt ornament on both covers, spine with gilt rules, t.e.g. Fine, in open-faced black cloth slipcase. One of 1475 copies. 42 illustrations… Read more about this item
Item Price
£1,401.57
Mayflies of the Driftless Region
More Photos

Mayflies of the Driftless Region

by Schanilec, Gaylord

Condition
Half brown calf and paper boards by Gregor Campbell, with cloth slipcase. As new, with prospectus laid in
Edition
One of 300 copies signed by the artist (edition of 400)
Published
2005
Binding
Wood Engravings by Gaylord Schanilec, with Identifications by Clarke Garry. With wood-engraved vignette title-page, and 13 color
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£520.58

Show Details

Description:
[Stockholm, Wisconsin]: Midnight Paper Sales, 2005. One of 300 copies signed by the artist (edition of 400). Wood Engravings by Gaylord Schanilec, with Identifications by Clarke Garry. With wood-engraved vignette title-page, and 13 colored wood-engravings (1 folding). x, [11]-77, [2] pp. 2 vols. 4to. Half brown calf and paper boards by Gregor Campbell, with cloth slipcase. As new, with… Read more about this item
Item Price
£520.58
Edward Fitzgerald's translation into English quatrains of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam of Naishapur: a definitive text carefully selected from his five differing versions rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald
More Photos

Edward Fitzgerald's translation into English quatrains of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam of Naishapur: a definitive text carefully selected from his five differing versions rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald

by Khayyam, Omar

Condition
Used - Yellow morocco. Fine in fine chemise and slipcase
Edition
Number 947 of 1500 copies signed by the Artist
Published
1935
Binding
Decorated, designed and Illuminated by Valenti Angelo. 1 vols. Small 12mo
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£200.22

Show Details

Description:
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1935. Number 947 of 1500 copies signed by the Artist. Decorated, designed and Illuminated by Valenti Angelo. 1 vols. Small 12mo. Yellow morocco. Fine in fine chemise and slipcase. Number 947 of 1500 copies signed by the Artist. Decorated, designed and Illuminated by Valenti Angelo. 1 vols. Small 12mo.
Item Price
£200.22
The Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & the Art of Romare Bearden. [Introduction by Joseph Brodsky]
More Photos

The Caribbean Poetry of Derek Walcott & the Art of Romare Bearden. [Introduction by Joseph Brodsky]

by Walcott, Derek

Condition
Used - Bound by Robert Burlen and Son in white linen with a silk-screened Bearden design. Spine ever so slightly faded. Fine in slipcas
Edition
1451 of 2000 copies. Signed by Bearden and Walcott
Published
1983
Binding
Eight color illustrations by Romare Beardon of which 6 are double-page on white Mohawk eggshell paper. With an original color li
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£440.49

Show Details

Description:
[New York: Limited Editions Club, 1983. 1451 of 2000 copies. Signed by Bearden and Walcott. Eight color illustrations by Romare Beardon of which 6 are double-page on white Mohawk eggshell paper. With an original color lithograph by Bearden (one of 275 numbered copies; unsigned as issued). 1 vols. 4to. Bound by Robert Burlen and Son in white linen with… Read more about this item
Item Price
£440.49
Bullterriers: The Biography of a Breed
More Photos

Bullterriers: The Biography of a Breed

by Briggs, L. Cabot

Condition
Used - Original maroon cloth, cream cloth spine and corners. A bid faded. Very good
Edition
First Edition, No. 289 of 500 copies
Published
1940
Binding
66 Illustrations from photographs and prints and a 7 page bibliography. 113 pp. 1 vols. 4to
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£320.36

Show Details

Description:
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1940. First Edition, No. 289 of 500 copies. 66 Illustrations from photographs and prints and a 7 page bibliography. 113 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Original maroon cloth, cream cloth spine and corners. A bid faded. Very good. First Edition, No. 289 of 500 copies. 66 Illustrations from photographs and prints and a 7… Read more about this item
Item Price
£320.36
A Garland for Stephen Spender. Arranged by Barry Humphries
More Photos

A Garland for Stephen Spender. Arranged by Barry Humphries

by [Spender, Stephen]

Condition
Used - Original green wrappers with portrait by David Hockney on the upper cover. Very good, slight sunfading to top of front cover, sp
Edition
No 9 of 150 copies, printed on "Character" laid paper
Published
1991
Binding
Title illustration by John Craxton, plate by Ghika, portrait by Matthew Spender, colophon by Maro Gorky. 1 vols. 8vo
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£240.27

Show Details

Description:
Edinburgh: The Tragara Press, 1991. No 9 of 150 copies, printed on "Character" laid paper. Title illustration by John Craxton, plate by Ghika, portrait by Matthew Spender, colophon by Maro Gorky. 1 vols. 8vo. Original green wrappers with portrait by David Hockney on the upper cover. Very good, slight sunfading to top of front cover, spine, and rear cover.… Read more about this item
Item Price
£240.27
No image available

Wenham Great Pond

by Phillips, John C.

Condition
Used - Original green half cloth and decorated boards. Fine
Edition
First edition. Number 12 of 100 numbered copies on Hurlbut Perma
Published
1938
Binding
Illustrated. 108 pp. 1 vols. 4to
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£440.49

Show Details

Description:
Salem: Peabody Museum, 1938. First edition. Number 12 of 100 numbered copies on Hurlbut Permanent Book paper. Printed at the Southworth-Anthoensen Press. Illustrated. 108 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Original green half cloth and decorated boards. Fine. First edition. Number 12 of 100 numbered copies on Hurlbut Permanent Book paper. Printed at the Southworth-Anthoensen Press. Illustrated. 108 pp. 1… Read more about this item
Item Price
£440.49
Crossings. A Fairy Play
More Photos

Crossings. A Fairy Play

by De la Mare, Walter [John, "Jack"] (1873-1956)

Condition
Used - Quarter linen and paper over boards . Fine
Edition
First edition, number 225 of 264 on handmade paper
Published
1921
Binding
With music by C. Armstong Gibbs. Illus. by Randolph Schwabe. 131, [4] pp. 1 vols. 8vo
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£160.18

Show Details

Description:
[Westminster: Beaumont Press, 1921. First edition, number 225 of 264 on handmade paper. With music by C. Armstong Gibbs. Illus. by Randolph Schwabe. 131, [4] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Quarter linen and paper over boards . Fine. First edition, number 225 of 264 on handmade paper. With music by C. Armstong Gibbs. Illus. by Randolph Schwabe. 131, [4]… Read more about this item
Item Price
£160.18
Iter Hibernicum
More Photos

Iter Hibernicum

by (Grolier Club) Edwards, George, editor

Condition
Used - Quarter brown morocco and green boards. In slipcase as issued. Calligraphic bookplate on vellum of Hed Nakles. Fine
Edition
Number 24 of 25 deluxe copies. Printed at the Ascensius Press. D
Published
1998
Binding
Illustrated. xiv, 153 pp. The type designs originated with William Caslon (1692-1766) for the text and with Victor Hammer (1882-
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£600.68

Show Details

Description:
New York: The Grolier Club, 1998. Number 24 of 25 deluxe copies. Printed at the Ascensius Press. Designed by Jerry Kelly. Completed in April of 1998. Illustrated. xiv, 153 pp. The type designs originated with William Caslon (1692-1766) for the text and with Victor Hammer (1882-1967) for the uncial titles. 1 vols. 8vo. Quarter brown morocco and green boards.… Read more about this item
Item Price
£600.68
Quire. A Poetry [Literary] Tract. No. 1 to No. 20

Quire. A Poetry [Literary] Tract. No. 1 to No. 20

Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
Each issue printed letterpress from Bembo, Perpetua, or Lutetia
Published
2023
Binding
Various paginations. 20 vols. Quarto and smaller
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£180.20

Show Details

Description:
Minnesota City, MN: The Last Press, 2023. Each issue printed letterpress from Bembo, Perpetua, or Lutetia on handmade paper in editions of circa 60 to 100. Various paginations. 20 vols. Quarto and smaller. Fine. Each issue printed letterpress from Bembo, Perpetua, or Lutetia on handmade paper in editions of circa 60 to 100. Various paginations. 20 vols. Quarto… Read more about this item
Item Price
£180.20
Notes and Lectures on Shakespeare and Some of the Old Poets with Other Literary Remains of S.T. Coleridge. Edited by Mrs. H.N. Coleridge
More Photos

Notes and Lectures on Shakespeare and Some of the Old Poets with Other Literary Remains of S.T. Coleridge. Edited by Mrs. H.N. Coleridge

by Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Condition
Used - Bounds in full blue polished calf, gilt spine, t.e.g., by Riviere
Edition
First edition
Published
1849
Binding
Xv, [1], 372; v, [1], 371 pp. Printed by C. Whittingham, Chiswick. 2 vols. 12mo
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£260.29

Show Details

Description:
London: William Pickering, 1849. First edition. xv, [1], 372; v, [1], 371 pp. Printed by C. Whittingham, Chiswick. 2 vols. 12mo. Bounds in full blue polished calf, gilt spine, t.e.g., by Riviere. First edition. xv, [1], 372; v, [1], 371 pp. Printed by C. Whittingham, Chiswick. 2 vols. 12mo. Wise 93; Keynes p. 59
Item Price
£260.29
Cooking in Old Creole Days. La Cuisine Créole à l'Usage des Petits Mènages
More Photos

Cooking in Old Creole Days. La Cuisine Créole à l'Usage des Petits Mènages

by Eustis, Celestine

Condition
Used - Original pictorial boards, cloth spine with paper label, Very Good copy
Edition
First Derrydale edition: the original was published in 1903. Int
Published
1928
Binding
Photographic frontispiece and 8 illustrations by Harper Pennington. 118 pp. 1 vols. 8vo
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£320.36

Show Details

Description:
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1928. First Derrydale edition: the original was published in 1903. Introduction by Harry Worcester Smith; one of 500 copies. Photographic frontispiece and 8 illustrations by Harper Pennington. 118 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original pictorial boards, cloth spine with paper label, Very Good copy. First Derrydale edition: the original was published in 1903. Introduction… Read more about this item
Item Price
£320.36
Farewell Speech of King Edward the Eighth Broadcast from Windsor Castle the Tenth Day of December MCMXXXVI, With the Instrument of Abdication & A Note by William Saroyan
More Photos

Farewell Speech of King Edward the Eighth Broadcast from Windsor Castle the Tenth Day of December MCMXXXVI, With the Instrument of Abdication & A Note by William Saroyan

Condition
Used - Bound in half pigskin, with cloth board. Fine
Published
1938
Binding
Illustrated by a colored wood-engraving of the lion & the unicorn by Mallette Dean. [ii], [26] pp. Folio
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£240.27

Show Details

Description:
San Francisco: Ransohoffs [at the Grabhorn Press], 1938. Illustrated by a colored wood-engraving of the lion & the unicorn by Mallette Dean. [ii], [26] pp. Folio. Bound in half pigskin, with cloth board. Fine. Illustrated by a colored wood-engraving of the lion & the unicorn by Mallette Dean. [ii], [26] pp. Folio. Heller and Magee 299
Item Price
£240.27
Greetings on Your Birthday BR
More Photos

Greetings on Your Birthday BR

by (Rogers, Bruce)

Condition
Used - Blue wrappers. About fine
Edition
#4 of 83 copies
Published
1953
Binding
Wood engravings by John de Pol. 3-1/4 x 2-1/2 inches
Quantity Available
1
Seller
New York, New York, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
£160.18

Show Details

Description:
New York: Between-Hours Press, 1953. #4 of 83 copies. Wood engravings by John de Pol. 3-1/4 x 2-1/2 inches. Blue wrappers. About fine. #4 of 83 copies. Wood engravings by John de Pol. 3-1/4 x 2-1/2 inches. Inscribed by BR to Frank Petrocelli, Printer at the Press of the Iron Horse. With aa Autograph note from Ben Grauer… Read more about this item
Item Price
£160.18