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Taste and Technique in Book-Collecting. A Study of Recent Developments in Great Britain and the United States
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Taste and Technique in Book-Collecting. A Study of Recent Developments in Great Britain and the United States

By Carter, John

New York: R.R. Bowker Company, 1948 Hardback, 155mm x 225mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). Pp xxiii, 203, with the decorated bookplate of George G. Wright to the front pastedown. Very good, in the original grey cloth-covered boards/maroon spine title, and with the unclipped but creased and chipped dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Poor. 8vo..

$13.53

City Officers + Count Wratislaw & the Lord Mayor's Show + Control v Freedom in Leather Production &c. + Jack Straw in Drama & Pageant. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, Vol II No. 10
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City Officers + Count Wratislaw & the Lord Mayor's Show + Control v Freedom in Leather Production &c. + Jack Straw in Drama & Pageant. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, Vol II No. 10

By Masters, Betty R. + Francis, A. David + Stern, Walter M. + Bergeron, David M.

London: Library Committee of the Corporation of London, 1966 198mm x 260mm tall (7.75" x 10.25" approx.). Pp (ii), 425-482 incl. plus 2 full-page b/w plates. Contents: (1) "City Officers II: The Secondary"; (2) "Count Wratislaw and the Lord Mayor's Show, 1702"; (3) "Control v. Freedom in Leather Production from the Early Seventeenth to the Early Nineteenth Century"; (4) "Jack Straw in Drama and Pageant", plus "CalamIties, Wonders and Topics of the Town 1603-1902 - some items of popular taste as reflected in a list of the items in Guildhall Library. This section includes the 3 full-page plates, these being entitled "The Infallible Astrologer", "A short narrative of an extraordinary delivery of rabbets (sic)", and "The Dreadful Death of Robert Hawes". "Withdrawn and sold from Keele University, with one small label, a single circular stamp-impression and a tiny chip to the front cover, otherwise very good, in the original soft-card covers/black title. First Edition. Very Good. 4to..

$16.92

Wilkes and Liberty 1768-69 + A Brass Roundel from St. Michael Paternoster Royal + The Fore-Edge Paintings of Stephen and Thomas Lewis + a Complete List of the Seventeenth-Century Newspapers. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, No. 8, July 1957
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Wilkes and Liberty 1768-69 + A Brass Roundel from St. Michael Paternoster Royal + The Fore-Edge Paintings of Stephen and Thomas Lewis + a Complete List of the Seventeenth-Century Newspapers. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, No. 8, July 1957

By Rudé, George F.E. + Merrifield, Ralph + Kellaway, William + Garrett, K.I. & Grosfils, M.M.

London: Library Committee of the Corporation of London, 1957 198mm x 260mm tall (7.75" x 10.25" approx.). 44pp, including a b/w photo of the brass roundel and 6 of Lewis' fore-edge paintings. Withdrawn and sold from Keele University, with one small label and a single circular stamp-impression to the front cover, otherwise very good, in the original soft-card covers/black title. First Edition. Very Good. 4to..

$16.92

The Foundation of the Tudor Dynasty &c. + The Struggle of the Glaziers Company &c. + Two Charters and Seal Bags &c. + London Puritanism. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, Vol II, No. I
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The Foundation of the Tudor Dynasty &c. + The Struggle of the Glaziers Company &c. + Two Charters and Seal Bags &c. + London Puritanism. All contained in The Guildhall Miscellany, Vol II, No. I

By Anglo, Robert + Ransome, David R. + Chandler, Michael J. & King, Donald B. + Williams, Dorothy Ann

London: Library Committee of the Corporation of London, 1960 198mm x 260mm tall (7.75" x 10.25" approx.). 42pp + 4pp plates, with a total of 6 b/w photos [re the chapter on Seals]. Contents: (1) "The Foundation of the Tudor Dynasty, The Coronation and Marriage of Henry VII"; (2) "The Struggle of the Glaziers Company with the Foreign Glaziers 1500-1550"; (3) "Two Charters and Seal-Bags of 12 Edward 2"; (4) "London Puritanism. The Parish of St. Botolph without Aldgate". Additionally there is a Chapter of 4pp being "A Handlist of Works on Shorthand in the Guildhall Library". Withdrawn and sold from Keele University, with one small label and a single circular stamp-impression to the front cover, otherwise very good, in the original soft-card covers/black title. First Edition. Very Good. 4to..

$13.53

A History of the Spanish Stage from Medieval Times Until The End of The Seventeenth Century
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A History of the Spanish Stage from Medieval Times Until The End of The Seventeenth Century

By Shergold, N.D.

Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1967 Hardback, 145mm x 222mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.), Pp xxx, 624 + (xx) with 20 pages of plates containing a total of 34 b/w photo-illustrations, and a useful Glossary and Bibliography. A little minor spotting to prelims and closed-page edges, otherwise fine, in the original dark-blue, cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the almost fine and unclipped illustrated dust-wrapper. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

$87.97

The Enchanted World of Jessie M. King
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The Enchanted World of Jessie M. King

By White, Colin

Edinburgh: Canongate Publishing Ltd, 1989 Hardback, 220mm x 287mm tall (8.75" x 11.25" tall approx.). Pp xii, 164 with a coloured frontispiece plate, 176 further illustrations in colour, b/w photo & line, and a most useful Biblioraphy. Fine, in the original grey boards/gilt spine title, and with the fine and unclipped colour-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Boards. Fine/Fine. 4to..

$196.24

Christ in Egypt. The Horus-Jesus Connection
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Christ in Egypt. The Horus-Jesus Connection

By Murdock, D.M.

Stellar House Publishing LLC, 2009 154mm x 230mm tall (6" x 9" approx.). Pp viii, 573 + 1p advert, with some illustrations and an extensive Bibliography. Almost fine, in the original blue soft-card covers/white titles.. First Edition. Almost Fine.

$20.30

The Psychology of Handwriting TOGETHER WITH the Illustrated Supplement [ graphology]

By Saudek, Robert

London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1925 Hardback, 165mm x 250mm tall (6.5" x 9.75" approx.). Pp xii, (ii), 288, with a typewritten Bibliography laid-down to the verso of the rear free endpaper, Together with, held under a cloth band inside the rear cover, the "Illustrated Supplement", 145mm x 225mm tall {5.75" x 8.75" approx.). 7pp text plus XLVIII pages with 124 examples of the handwriting and signatures of various personages of the period. A couple of minor repaired splits to the spine head, otherwise very good, in the original black-ruled, light green cloth-covered boards/white titles, the Supplement being fine, in matching green soft-card covers.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. Large 8vo..

$47.37

Collecting and Restoring Scientific Instruments
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Collecting and Restoring Scientific Instruments

By Pearsall, Ronald

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1974 Hardback, 145mm x 222mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.). 278pp, with 128 illustrations in b/w photograph and line, a useful Glossary; Notes on Prices; lists of American, British & London-based instrument makers, and a short Bibliography . Fine, in the original blue boards/gilt spine title, and with the fine [unclipped and with none of the usual fading], colour-illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$37.90

Bookbinding for Beginners & Advanced Bookbinding 2 Volumes
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Bookbinding for Beginners & Advanced Bookbinding 2 Volumes

By Kay, J.

London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1941 Two volumes each 132mm x 200mm tall (5.25" x 8" approx.). Respectively 48pp & 72pp, each illustrated throughout in line, and with the 'Advanced' volume having a coloured photo frontispiece plate showing four examples of marbled paper. Both volumes are in the original black-printed red cloth bindings, The 'Advanced' [3rd Edn 1941] being hadback and the other ['Fortieth thousand. n.d. but 1936] cloth-covered card.. Third Edition. Good. 8vo..

$54.14

A Course of Bookbinding and Bookcrafts for the Senior Schools. Books 1 & 2
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A Course of Bookbinding and Bookcrafts for the Senior Schools. Books 1 & 2

By Johnson, George F., M.A.

London: Blackie & Son Limited, 1932 Two volumes each 150mm x 203mm tall (6" x 8" approx.). Respectively 63pp & 64pp, each illustrated throughout in line. Both volumes are good. in the original black-printed tan cloth-covered flexible card covers, Vol 1 having a couple of school library stamp impressions.. First Edition. Limp Cloth. Good. 8vo..

$40.60

The First Six Catalogues - Major J.R. Abbey Collection of Valuable Printed Books and Fine Bindings

By Sotheby & Co - Illustrated Auction Catalogues

London: Sotheby & Co, 1965 Six 4to volumes, all except Part V in hardback. Spines lightly faded, otherwise all very good. Pp xi, 279;134; (vii, 233, (xi); 52, 179 & 51, Illustrated.all but Part 5 having "Prices & Buyers Names " enclosed. Photographs and/or postal quotation for these heavy volumes provided on request.. First Editions. Very Good/No Jacket.

$203.01

County Atlases of the British Isles 1579-1850 - A Bibliography * 1579-1703. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. No. 24 of 30 Only, Printed on Special Paper and Bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe

By Skelton, R.A.

London: Carta Press, 1970 Hardback, 190mm x 260mm tall (7.5" x 10.25" approx.). Pp vii (including half-title, limitation page, frontispiece plate, & title-page with vignette), 262 + 2 folding plates, (i), 40pp [plates]. Almost fine, in a Sangorski and Sutcliffe binding of half-calf/terracotta cloth-covered boards, with five raised bands and gilt spine title/marbled endpapers and top edges gilt. No. 24 of 30 only, signed and numbered by the Author. Photograph/s and postal quote for this heavy book available upon request.. Signed & Numbered by Author. First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good. 4to.

$439.86

The Printer, His Customers and His Men. The Third Annual J.M. Dent Lecture, Delivered at The London School of Printing and Kindred Trades on Friday, 27th Day of October, 1933

By Johnson, John, Printer to the University of Oxford

London: London School of Printing, 1934 172mm x 230mm tall (6.75" x 9" approx.). 32pp, with decorated capital and chapter heading. A little light condensation marking to the outside surface only of the rear cover, otherwise very good, in the riginal paper-covered thin card/black title.. First (& 0nly?) Edition. Thin Card. Good/No Dust Jacket.

$6.77

Collecting and Restoring Scientific Instruments
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Collecting and Restoring Scientific Instruments

By Pearsall, Ronald

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1974 Hardback, 145mm x 222mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.). 278pp, with 128 illustrations in b/w photograph and line, a useful Glossary; Notes on Prices; lists of American, British & London-based instrument makers, and a short Bibliography . Fine, in the original blue boards/gilt spine title, and with the price-clipped, but otherwise very good, colour-illustrated dust-wrapper. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 8vo.

$33.84

Systematic Bibliography. A Practical Guide to the Work of Compilation

By Robinson, A.M. Lewin, B.A., Ph.D., M.A.

London: Clive Bingley, 1966 Hardback 8vo., 88pp. One neat stamp impression at the blank foot of the title-page, otherwise almost fine, in the original boards/brown spine title, and with slightly rubbed, but otherwise very good and unclipped, dust-wrapper. Revised Edition & 1st Thus. Cloth. Very Good/Good.

$6.09

Origin and Development of the Microscope as Illustrated by Catalogues of the Instruments and Accessories in the Royal Microscopical Society, together with Bibliographies of Original Authorities, Preceded by an Historical Survey on the Early Progress..
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Origin and Development of the Microscope as Illustrated by Catalogues of the Instruments and Accessories in the Royal Microscopical Society, together with Bibliographies of Original Authorities, Preceded by an Historical Survey on the Early Progress..

By Disney, Alfred N., in collaboration with Cyril F. Hill and Wilfred E. Watson Baker, Editor

20, Hanover Square, London, W.I: The Royal Microscopical Society , 1928 Title concludes: " Early Progress of Optical Science". Hardback, 155mm x 237mm tall (6" x 9.25" approx.). Pp xii, (including Errata), 303, with 30 text figs. plus 30 plates giving a total of 69 b/w photographs. The original blind-ruled, grey cloth-covered boards with gilt spine title are sunned as usual, but the contents are almost fine. Neat signature of E. Teifi Jones, Feb. 19th 1929 to the front free endpaper.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/w. Lge 8vo..

$128.57

Writing for Children - the New Writers' Guide

By Wilson, Barbara Ker

London: T.V. Boardman & Company Limited, 1960 Hardback, 130mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). 126pp, with a frontispiece drawing by Brock. Very good, in the original grey cloth-covered boards/maroon spine title, and a lightly tones, but otherwise very good and unclipped, decorated duust-wrapper, designed byLeon Rex. First (& Only?) Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good.

$10.83

Fuller's Earth: A History of Calcium Montmorillionite

By Robertson, Robert H.S.

Hythe: Volturna Press, 1986 Hardback, 195mm x 255mm tall (8.75" x 10" approx.). Pp xviii (ii), 421, (vii), with 11 illustrations in b/w, line and laid-down colour plates. Fine, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title & vignettes, and with very good, unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper.. First ( & Only) Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good, Unclipped. 4to.

$81.20

A Literary Enigma. The Canadian Boat Song: Its Authorship and Associations

By MacCurdy, Edward

Stirling: Eneas Mackay, 1935 Hardback, 145mm x 230mm tall (5.75" x 9" approx.). 112pp. Very good in the original binding of quarter white buckram over grey boards with black spine title and price-clipped but otherwise very good dust-wrapper.. First (& 0nly?) Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

$47.37

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