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Preliminary Check List of American Almanacs, 1639-1800

By Morison, Hugh Alexander

Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office. Good with no dust jacket; Boards stained, corners bumped and worn.. 1907. First Printing. Hardcover. Maroon cloth. Appendix. Front cover from a 1706 Boston Almanac laid in. Almanac listings arranged topographically by state and localities, with a chronological arrangement under the state and alphabetical under each year. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages .

$40.00

A Bibliography of the Works of Ernest Hemingway

By Cohn, Louis Henry

NY: Haskell House. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed.. 1973. Reprint. Hardcover. 0838316948 . Reprint of 1931 bibliography describing Hemingway's early works. Green cloth with gilt-stamped spine. Illustrations. ; 116 pages .

$20.00

Change and Continuity: A Pictorial History of the Boston Anthenaeum

By Knowles, Jane S.

Boston: Boston Athenaeum. Very Good; Corners lightly rubbed.. 1991. Third Printing. Softcover. 0934552320 . Black and white photographs and illustrations. Selections from an exhibition held in December, 1976 by one of the oldest independent libraries in the United States known for its Renaissance architecture, rare book collection, and diverse art collection. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 31 pages .

$15.00

Modern Books and Writers:  The Catalogue of an Exhibition Held At Seven  Albemarle Street April to September 1951
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Modern Books and Writers: The Catalogue of an Exhibition Held At Seven Albemarle Street April to September 1951

National Book League. Very Good; Covers scuffed, owner name on inside front cover.. 1951. Softcover. Preface by John Carter. Exhibition of 100 books chosen to illustrate the renascence of British book design by Sir Francis Meynell and Desmond Flower. Tan card covers with printed black and pink design. ; 69 pages .

$12.00

Counting-Out Rhymes:  A Dictionary
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Counting-Out Rhymes: A Dictionary

By Abrahams, Roger D. (editor) ; Rankin, Lois (editor)

Austin, TX: University of Texas Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Pen mark on bottom edge. Jacket . lightly faded with closed tear.. 1980. First Printing. Hardcover. 0292710577 . Yellow cloth binding. xix, 243 pages. Works cited section. A definitive compendium of counting-out rhymes in English compiled from over two hundred sources listing 582 separate rhymes. Volume 31 of the Publications of the American Folklore Society Bibliographical and Special Series. .

$12.00

Copyright
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Copyright

By Ewart, K.

Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. Very Good. 1952. Softcover. Printed sewn wraps. A short guide about copyright principles and law designed for authors and printers. ; Cambridge Authors' and Printers' Guides; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 19 pages .

$10.00

The Seven Stairs
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The Seven Stairs

By Brent, Stuart

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Stain to top of front boards and page tops, . jacket rubbed and lightly tattered.. 1962. First Printing. Hardcover. Stuart Brent had a bibliophile's dream job: running a bookstore in Chicago and hangin' around with Studs Terkel, Nelson Algren, Ernest Hemingway and other literary glitterati, as described in this interesting memoir. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 205 pages .

$10.00

Old Testament Miniatures:  A Medieval Picture Book with 283 Paintings from  the Creation to the Story of David
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Old Testament Miniatures: A Medieval Picture Book with 283 Paintings from the Creation to the Story of David

By Cockerell, Sydney C.

NY: George Braziller. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Gift inscription on front free endpaper, . endpapers foxed at margins, light soiling to page tops and bottoms, jacket . tattered and price-clipped and inexpertly mended with tape.. 1969. Hardcover. 0807605131 . Introduction and legends by Sydney C. Cockerell. Preface by John Plummer. Tan linen boards with titles and design stamped on front boards and spine. Color plates reproducing 283 paintings from a medieval biblical picture book owned by the Pierpont Morgan Library. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 209 pages .

$35.00

Catalogue of Pamphlets, Journals and Reports in the Dominion Archives,  1611-1867, with Index
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Catalogue of Pamphlets, Journals and Reports in the Dominion Archives, 1611-1867, with Index

Ottawa: Government Printing Bureau. Good; Covers worn and toned, lower ¼ of spine missing.. 1911. Softcover. Gray printed stapled softcover. A chronologically listed collection of historical documents from Canada, the United States, and around the world which includes interesting items from the Revolutionary War period and the great age of Sail. ; 230 pages .

$25.00

The Sporting Library of Edward Sands Litchfield
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The Sporting Library of Edward Sands Litchfield

NY: Sotheby's. Very Good. 2001. Softcover. Glossy pictorial wraps. Black and white and color photos. Auction catalog featuring 143 items from the legendary 20th century collector. Results sheet included. Introductory page by bookseller Judith Bowman who helped Litchfield acquire items for his collection, which she has signed. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 164 pages .

$15.00

The National Library of Ireland, 1941-1976:  A Look Back
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The National Library of Ireland, 1941-1976: A Look Back

By Henchy, Patrick

Dublin: National Library of Ireland Society. Very Good. 1986. Softcover. 0951158503 . Pictorial stapled card covers. Foreword by Sean O Luing in Gaelic. Photos and illustrations. A paper read to the National Library of Ireland Society on Tuesday, 22 October, 1985." ; 24 pages .

$10.00

The Golden Age of Engraving:  A Specialist\'s Story about Fine Prints
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The Golden Age of Engraving: A Specialist's Story about Fine Prints

By Keppel, Frederick

NY: The Baker and Taylor Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and soiled, rear hinge cracked.. 1910. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Brown cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. Many illustrations. xliii, 314 pp. Bibliography, a chapter of verse about prints. Frontispiece photo of author with cigarette and a crow on his knee. The author was a bookseller, and later a print dealer. .

$25.00

My Lives
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My Lives

By Meynell, Francis

London: The Bodley Head. Very Good with no dust jacket; Grease stain at top of several pages, owner . name on front free endpaper, paper clip indent to first several leaves.. 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. 0370013034 . Burnt orange cloth. Index, illustrations, photos. A memoir by the Nonesuch Press publisher with many visual examples of his private press work. ; 332 pages .

$15.00

Reader, Lover of Books, Lover of Heaven
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Reader, Lover of Books, Lover of Heaven

By Kotin, David B. (compiler)

Willowdale, Ontario: North York Public Library. Very Good; Covers sunned.. 1978. First Edition. Softcover. 0920552013 . Canadiana Collection Publication No. 1. A catalogue based on an exhibition of the book arts in Ontario compiled by David B. Kotin. Checklist of Ontario private presses by Marilyn Rueter. Introduction by Douglas Lochhead. One of 1000 copies. Many thumbnail illustrations. ; 109 pages .

$10.00

Phaidros:  A Search for the Typographic Form of Plato\'s Phaedrus
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Phaidros: A Search for the Typographic Form of Plato's Phaedrus

By Stauffacher, Jack W.

San Francisco: Jack W. Stauffacher. Very Good; Covers faintly toned, head of spine bumped.. 1978. Softcover. Printed white stapled wraps with photograph image of bust of Plato on front cover. Limited to 1000 copies. A tall, thin book measuring 12.5 x 6.25 inches. Illustrations, bibliography. Fine press printer and designer Jack W. Stauffacher describes his research and designs for the Greenwood Press publication of Plato's Phaedrus. Laid in is a printed four-page prospectus for this typographic research book, which describes it as a "diversified document that examines the inner structure of typographic design, where concepts of texts are studied that reveal a deeper level of understanding within the dialectics between author and reader." ; 36 pages .

$100.00

Five Fine Printers:  Jack Stauffacher, Adrian Wilson, Richard Bigus,  Andrew Hoyem, William Everson
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Five Fine Printers: Jack Stauffacher, Adrian Wilson, Richard Bigus, Andrew Hoyem, William Everson

By Kirshenbaum, Sandra

Davis, CA: Library Associates, University of California. Near Fine; Small nick at lower left corner of front cover.. 1979. Softcover. Edited and with an introduction Kirshenbaum. Exhibition catalogue for show held Feb. 22 - April 10, 1979 at the Memorial Union Art Gallery, University of California at Davis. 8.5 x 11 inches. Black and white photographs of the work of five fine printers from northern California: Jack Stauffacher, Adrian Wilson, Richard Bigus, Andrew Hoyem, and William Everson. Contains statements from the artists. Laid in is promotional postcard for the exhibition, publisher press release for the catalogue, and several other promotional materials and lists of publications by Library Associates. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 47 pages .

$100.00

The Tables of Jupiter:  Graphic Work by Timothy C. Ely
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The Tables of Jupiter: Graphic Work by Timothy C. Ely

Walla Walla, WA: Donald Sheehan Gallery of Whitman College. Good; Gash at center of spine, else a pristine copy.. 2004. Softcover. 1880269171 . Catalog published occasion of the exhibition "The Tables of Jupiter: Graphic work by Timothy C. Ely", at the Donald Sheehan Gallery of Whitman College, in Walla Walla, WA, from October 2 to December 10, 1994. Essay and interview with Ely by Ian H. Boyden. Exhibition checklist. Illustrations. Chronology. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 48 pages .

$35.00

The Book Buyer: a Review and Record of Current Literature, April 1896:   Volume XIV, No. 3
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The Book Buyer: a Review and Record of Current Literature, April 1896: Volume XIV, No. 3

Boston: Damrell & Upham. Good; Covers waterstained and tattered, owner name penciled on front . cover, lower corner missing from front cover.. 1896. Softcover. Printed softcover. [10], 229-340 pp. Includes photos, illustrations, ads, and articles about books, including Lt. R. E. Peary’s review of Fridtjof Nansen’s “Farthest North”, “Hobgoblins in Literature”, by Rebecca Harding Davis, “Homer as an Antispetic” by Hamilton W. Mabie, and W. D. Howells bibliography. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$20.00

The Universal Penman:  A Survey of Western Calligraphy from the Roman  Period to 1980
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The Universal Penman: A Survey of Western Calligraphy from the Roman Period to 1980

By Whalley, Joyce Irene; Kaden, Vera C.

London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office. Very Good. 1980. Softcover. 0112903398 . ix, 152 pp. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, July - September 1980. Index, bibliography, many illustrations. 280 examples of historical calligraphy examples described. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall .

$13.00

The Bookman, Christmas Number 1917
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The Bookman, Christmas Number 1917

London: Hodder & Stoughton. Good; Covers scuffed and soiled, some light penciled marginalia . throughout. Lacks insert portfolio of plates by Eleanor F. Birkdale.. 1917. Softcover. Color printed tan card covers with photo reproduction of Rupert Brooke portrait affixed to front cover. Volume LIII, No. 315, December 1917. Monthly publication showcasing the publishers books and including many sample tipped-in illustrations. This issue features many photograph portrait reproductions of World War I soldiers, including another copy of the Rupert Brooke portrait and one of Dixon Scott by Alvin Langdon Coburn, of Edward Thomas by E. O. Hoppe, as well as other illustrations by Arthur Rackham, H. M. Brock, Muirhead Bone, John S. Sargent, and others. Articles about Palestine, Russia, motoring, soldier-poets who died in the Great War, the French novel, and Mexico. Many literary advertisements. Illustrated supplemental sections on Art, Poetry, and Belles Lettres; Childrens Books; History, Biography, and Travel; and Fiction and General Literature. .

$70.00

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