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Amours de Voyage: An Epistolary Novella in Verse

by Clough, Arthur Hugh

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Published
2007
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Mission, British Columbia: Barbarian Press, 2007. Rorer, Abigail. 16mo. 79pp. One of 125 copies. Seven engravings by Abigail Rorer evoke the longing of a romance communicated through letters. Calligraphy on the cover, title page, and half-titles done by Martin Jackson, after the fashion of Victorian handwriting. A novella of personal growth and mutual desire, lovingly bound in quarter crimson… Read more
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Tatata

by Schumann, Peter

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Published
2011
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$850.00

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Newark, VT: Janus Press, 2011. Schumann, Peter. Twenty-four 16mo. chapbooks, housed in quarto trifold portfolio. Each chapbook (8)ff. One of 120 copies, signed by Peter Schumann, whose charcoal-and-ink drawings illustrate the interiors and whose crayon drawings grace the covers. Here, Schumann explores the format of Latin American cordells, chapbooks traditionally sold by poets in street markets by being strung… Read more
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Planted

by Alisa Banks

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Published
2016
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$750.00

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(Dallas, TX): Alisa Banks, 2016. Octavo. (4)pp., unbound. One of four copies. Signed by the artist/author Alisa Banks. Three stark photographs of plants from Banks' own garden, composed so that their subjects seem both foreign and familiar. Banks' meditation on gardening evokes much of the same; her nostalgia for the earth, for the feel of leaves and the aroma… Read more
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Fine Papers at the Oxford University Press

by Bidwell, John

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Published
1999
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$350.00

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Risbury, Herefordshire: Whittington Press, 1999. Large quarto. 85pp., + 38 paper specimens tipped in. One of 300 copies. In 1986, the Oxford University Press moved its paper warehouse, selling to Whittington Press many of its remaining paper specimens from books printed at OUP from the turn of the twentieth century onward. Includes samples from Strathmore, Batchelor & Sons, Brittains,… Read more
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Glückwunsch der Buchstaben

by Klingspor, Karl

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Published
1932
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$1,850.00

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(Offenbach): Karl Klingspor, 1932. 16mo. (28)pp. Twenty-six unique typographical alphabets, printed in black and red. All impressively exhibit Klingspor's skill, his ability to tightly and beautifully bridge older and newer styles of type. Very rare, with no listed holdings, and undoubtedly of a highly limited edition. Bound in quarter paper with boards covered in leather and two superimposed alphabets… Read more
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Gesammelte Gedichte

by Rilke, Rainer Maria

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Published
1933
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$11,500.00

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Leipzig: Insel-Verlag, 1933. Small quarto. Four volumes. 273; 285; 223; 267pp. One of 200 numbered copies printed on handmade Maillol-Kessler paper. The title was designed by Eric Gill, and the initials were done by Aristide Maillol. Initials and title lines printed in red. Volumes 1 through 3 were printed at the Cranach Press under the supervision of Harry Graf… Read more
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Festschrift

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Published
1948
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$125.00

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Offenbach: Karl Klingspor, 1948. Small quarto. 84pp. Tipped-in bookplates and facsimile illustrations, alongside occasional full-page, full-color cuts. A celebratory compilation of verse and prose from some of Germany's most prominent bookfolk, including Hermann Claudius and Georg Haupt, on behalf of Klingspor. Bound in paper over boards, with a monogrammed "K" design to covers. Faint soiling to outermost edges, else… Read more
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[Meshal ha-Kadmoni]

by Sahula, Isaac ben Solomon Abi

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Published
1987
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$1,500.00

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Woodmere, NY: Pardes Rimonim Press, 1987. Octavo. (281)pp. One of 100 copies. Eighty woodcuts inset to the text, all recut after those appearing in the original 1546 edition of Sahula's work, printed in Venice. Sahula, active in the 13th century, produced this work of fables as a specifically Jewish, moralistic counterpoint to other popular, lighter medieval tales, of the… Read more
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Abeceda Iniciál Cyrilla Boudy

by Bouda, Cyril

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Published
1929
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(Prague): Státní tiskárna, 1929. Cohen, Claudia. 64mo. (64)pp. One of 270 copies. A lushly illustrated alphabet, each letter decorated with curling vegetation and curious insects, including beetles, cocoons, and a grasshopper. A thirteen-line initial opens the brief preface. Printed in red and black. This copy bound by Claudia Cohen in scarlet morocco with crisp gilt rules, spine label in… Read more
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Mexican Gothic

by D'Ambrosio, Vinnie-Marie

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Published
1993
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$750.00

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(Lincoln, Nebraska): Blue Heron Press, 1993. Kunc, Karen. Small octavo. (20)ff., concertina. One of fifty copies. Signed by the poet, Vinnie-Marie D'Ambrosio, and the artist, Karen Kunc. D'Ambrosio's poem on Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera here receives a haunting, colorful treatment through reduction woodcuts by Kunc. Images of hands, faces, and more abstract forms combine in a space that… Read more
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The Unicorn

by Selig, Richard

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Published
1983
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$950.00

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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