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The Unicorn

by Selig, Richard

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Published
1983
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Worcester: Stanbrook Abbey Press, 1983. Adams, Margaret. Oblong 16mo. (10)ff. From an edition of 55, this is one of thirty copies bound in full leather and signed by all concerned in its production: Margaret Adams, the illustrator; George Percival, the binder; Jenny Hancox, the calligrapher; Dame Hildelith Cumming, the manager of the Press at Stanbrook Abbey; and Mary O'Hara… Read more
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Complete collection of Gallery Press Publications

by Various

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Published
1983
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$1,650.00

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Dublin, Ireland/Deerfield, MA: Gallery Press/Deerfield Press, 1983. Engelland, Timothy. Eighteen octavo volumes. Variously paginated. Volumes printed from 1977-1978 are one of 250 copies; later editions are one of 300. Each signed by the author at colophon and illustrated with woodcuts or drawings from Engelland, who also acted as designer. Printed by Harold McGrath in Massachusetts and bound in Dublin,… Read more
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Cranbrook Papers: First Book

by Cranbrook Society

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Published
1901
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$1,250.00

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Detroit: Cranbrook Press, 1901. Small quarto. (viii), 108pp. Illustrated throughout with colored and illuminated initials and borders featuring a sweeping color pallette, all crafted after those found in books and missals from the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Interspersed are engraved portraits of notable printers and designers, from Gutenberg to William Morris. The prose and poetic contributions to the volume,… Read more
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$1,250.00
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The Structure of Rime

by Duncan, Robert

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Published
2008
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$425.00

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San Francisco: Arion Press, 2008. Lobdell, Frank. Quarto. (96)pp. One of 275 copies. Illustrated with two photographs and two etchings by Frank Lobdell. In the prospectus for this edition, Andrew Hoyem notes that this is the first time that all thirty-one poems identified as being part of Duncan's serial poem have been published in a single volume. This edition… Read more
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$425.00
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Something about the Cranbrook Press and on Books and Bookmaking

by Booth, George G.

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Published
1902
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$500.00

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Detroit: Cranbrook Press, 1902. Octavo. 31pp. Illustrated with a frontispiece showing a portion of the Press Room and printers at work, as well as portraits of the luminaries of printing history like Morris, Plantin, and Gutenberg, and a nine-line illuminated initial. Contains a history not only of the Press, but also of books and bookmaking, as well as a… Read more
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Hawaii, 1983. Folio. From an edition of 95 copies, this is one of twelve copies containing 35 samples. Two specimens were never recovered, and therefore never included in the edition. Includes tapa samples from the Hawaiian Islands, Fiji, Futuna, Marquesas, Mangreva, Tahiti, Samoa, et al. Each sample is identified and housed in its own paper folder. Text by D.R.… Read more
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$6,000.00
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Francesco Griffo da Bologna: Fragments & Glimpses

by Milroy, Rollin (ed.)

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Published
1999
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$1,150.00

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Vancouver: A Lone Press, 1999. 32mo. (83)pp. One of twenty-six lettered copies, printed by Rollin Milroy under the A Lone Press imprint, a precursor to his Heavenly Monkey imprint. A studious compilation of quotations and passages having to do with Francesco Griffo, his contributions to typography, and the intrigue surrounding his unusual life and livelihood. Titles and devices in… Read more
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$1,150.00
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The Etching of Figures

by Bradley, William Aspenwall

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Published
1915
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$2,500.00

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Marlborough-on-Hudson: Dard Hunter (for the Chicago Society of Etchers), 1915. Levy, William Auerbach. Small quarto. 13, (2)pp. One of 250 copies. Lengthy inscription by Dard Hunter at front flyleaf, dated April 10, 1932. Hunter's first publication using his own paper and type, the volume begins with an original etching by William Auerbach Levy, signed by him. Then follows a… Read more
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$2,500.00
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The Birds and the Animals

by Hui-Ming, Wang

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Published
1969
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$475.00

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(Northampton: Gehenna Press, 1969. Hui-Ming, Wang. Octavo. 25ff., housed in paper wrapper. One of 250 copies. With 21 woodblock illustrations of creatures fantastic and familiar printed in a variety of colors on nine different oriental papers, each print signed by the artist, Wang Hui-Ming. Box shows some rubbing, but sheets all pristine and fine. (Brooks 64).
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$475.00
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Search for an Albion

by Weygand, James Lamar

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Published
1963
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$225.00

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Nappanee: Press of the Indiana Kid, 1963. (26)pp. One of 100 copies. Weygand's first miniature book recounts the search for and history of the Albion Press he found in England. Illustrated with cuts of different printing presses. Slight split between frontispiece and title page, else nearly fine in pictorial boards. (2 5/8 by 1 7/8; 66x46mm).
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$225.00
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Washi: The World of Japanese Paper

by Hughes, Sukey

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Published
1978
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$325.00

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Tokyo: Kodansha, 1978. Quarto. 452 pp. One of 1000 copies. With numerous text illustrations, photographs in black and white, and 85 leaves of tipped-in paper samples subsequent to the text. Bound in quarter blue cloth and handmade paper boards, spine lettered in silver and red. Housed in a brown cloth drop-back box with paper label to spine. Fine copy.… Read more
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$325.00
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The Garden of Caresses

by Toussaint, Franz (trans.)

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Published
1934
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$3,500.00

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(London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1934. Hermes, Gertrude. From an edition of 275 copies, this is one of approximately twenty-five specially bound as a scarce deluxe edition, with an extra suite of six erotic engravings. Eight copper-engraved chapter headpieces by Gertrude Hermes evoke the sensuousness and rhythm of the text. Translated from the Arabic into French by Franz Toussaint and… Read more
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$3,500.00
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Suite of eight lithographs for Poems by Catullus

by Catullus, Gaius Valerius

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Published
1981
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$1,850.00

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(N.p.: Golden Cockerel Press, 1981. Herman, Josef. One of three known copies of Josef Herman's lithographs, gathered as a suite and intended to illustrate the Golden Cockerel Press's final book. The book was never published and the lithographs languished until their discovery some twenty years later. Printed in blue and black, the illustrations are a departure from the style… Read more
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$1,850.00
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Maud, a Monodrama

by Tennyson, Alfred Lord

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Published
1893
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$2,850.00

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(Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893. Morris, William. One of 500 copies printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press. This is the second issue, with four cancellans leaves replacing pp. 15-16, 19-20, 25-26, and 69-70. With wide leaf and blossom borders to the opening page and to the title-page, which is printed against a floral background. Contains many marginal decorations… Read more
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Flemington, NJ: St. Teresa's Press, 1969. One of 100 copies. Contains four stories: "The Child Jesus" by Kahlil Gibran; "Camp Ksar es Souk" by Rev. Gereon Goldmann; "A Sailor's Christmas Gift" by Bill Lederer; and "Miracle at the Berlin Wall" by Taylor Caldwell. Each story begins with an elegant hand-calligraphed initial capital in crimson. An uncommon and handsome work… Read more
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$1,350.00
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On the Blue Shore of Silence: Poems of the Sea

by Neruda, Pablo

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Published
2000
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$3,500.00

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Santa Barbara, CA: Simplemente Maria Press, 2000. Heebner, Mary. One of fifty copies. Twelve prints from Heebner's Isla Negra series of paintings appear in the center of trifolded sheets, with twelve of Neruda's poems of the sea tipped in on either side: the original Spanish at the right, and Alastair Reid's English translation at the left. An arresting confrontation… Read more
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The Ingoldsby Legends: A Gallimaufry

by (Barham, Richard H.)

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Published
2015
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British Columbia: Barbarian Press, 2015. (Roget, John Lewis). One of forty-five copies of the deluxe edition, featuring a portfolio with strikes of the seven engravings appearing in the volume and an additional print. With the exception of the frontispiece, the engravings, fashioned after Roget's illustrations by the Brothers Dalziel of London, never appeared in print, instead having been acquired… Read more
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Heights of Macchu Picchu

by Neruda, Pablo

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Published
1998
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$1,750.00

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(N.p.): Limited Editions Club, 1998. Ranney, Edward. Oblong folio. (26)ff. One of 300 copies. Signed by the photographer Edward Ranney. Illustrated with ten superb photographs of Macchu Picchu by Ranney, recreated as gravure plates by Jon Goodman of Hadley, MA. Printed at Dan Carr and Julia Ferrari's Golgonooza Letter Foundry and Press on heavy-weight mould-made Arches paper. Bound in… Read more
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The Marlborough Litany

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Published
1998
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$1,850.00

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Marlborough & Leominster, Herefordshire: Marlborough College Press & Whittington Press, 1998. Here, an original out-of-series copy of the litany, which was printed in 1949 in an edition of seventy copies by the Marlborough College Press, has been reinvigorated and repackaged by John Randle of the Whittington Press. Randle, who had been one of the younger members working on the… Read more
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