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The Nonesuch Century: An Appraisal, a Personal Note and a Bibliography of the first hundred books issued by the Press 1923-1934
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The Nonesuch Century: An Appraisal, a Personal Note and a Bibliography of the first hundred books issued by the Press 1923-1934

By SYMONS, A.J.A.; FLOWER, Desmond; MEYNELL, Francis

London: Nonesuch Press, 1936. Cloth Bound. Very Good. 80 p. + plates. 31 cm green cloth hardcover binding with black & gold spine label. Ltd. ed., #508 of 750. Reproductions from first 100 books of Nonesuch, incl. full page and tipped-in plates of title and text pages, illus. of devices and bindings, plus a copperplate engraving of Francis Meynell by Eric Gill. Hardcover. Green cloth with sunned spine and bumped lower corners. A few spots to top edge of text block. Published on the occasion of the publisher's hundredth book. Contains an excellent bibliography. The privately run fine press publisher, Nonesuch Books, was founded by Francis Meynell, Vera Mendel, and David Garnett in 1922 and run, at first, out of the basement of Garnett's bookshop, Birrell & Garnet. The book is a celebratory bibliographic assessment of the press's first 100 books from 1923-34. Includes A.J.A. Symons' "Appraisal," Francis Meynell's "The Personal Element," Desmond Flower's "Bibliography" as well as illustrations for devices, bindings, text and title pages (other than insets), illustrations and inset pages.

$250.00

The Harlequinade Mother Shipton
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The Harlequinade Mother Shipton

Toronto: Toronto Public Library, 1980. Card Covers. Very Good. Edition of 1000 copies reproduced by The Friends of the Osborne and Lillian H. Smith Collections, Toronto Public Library. 19 cm booklet, 18 cm leaflet and 24 cm envelope. Numerous colour illustrations. Card covers. Slight dent to upper edge of Harlequinade. Printed by The Coach House Press, February 1980. "note" gives info on this type of transformation book popular in England in 18th century as well as Sayer, the original publisher.

$30.00

International Book Publishing: An Encyclopedia
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International Book Publishing: An Encyclopedia

By ALTBACK, Philip G.; HOSHINO, Edith S. (eds.)

London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1995. Hardcover. Very good +. xxvi, 736 p. 26 cm. Red hardcover. Some thumbing to rear free endpaper and text block edge. In general, extremely clean and almost like new. Covers various topics in publishing such as: book marketing; bookselling; children's publishing; college textbooks; copyright; designers and manufacturers; economics of publishing in developing countries; editors; electronic publishing; feminist publishing; freedom of press and censorship; libraries and publishers; mergers and acquisitions; paperbacks. Also breaks the publishing business into regions. Appendix and index.

$175.00