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cover of Charles Bukowski 'Poem for Dante' [letterpress broadside]

Charles Bukowski 'Poem for Dante' [letterpress broadside]

by Bukowski, Charles

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2017
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Two letterpress printed broadsides; 'poem for Dante' on gray card stock paper, and orange and black illustration of Bukowski on
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Numbered 24 of 176 numbered and lettered copies
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London: Tangerine Press, 2017. Numbered 24 of 176 numbered and lettered copies. Three printed cards in envelope. Two letterpress printed broadsides; 'poem for Dante' on gray card stock paper, and orange and black illustration of Bukowski on white card stock, as well as the colophon on smaller white card stock in white envelope with gilt lettering on front; all… Read more
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cover of The Victories of Wellington and the British Armies

The Victories of Wellington and the British Armies

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Published
1852
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Bound in full crimson morocco, a.e.g. Fine
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New Edition
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London: Bohn, 1852. New Edition. 8vo. Bound in full crimson morocco, a.e.g. Fine. New Edition. 8vo. WITH FORE-EDGE PAINTING. With fore-edge painting of Wellington and soldiers on horseback.
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cover of Manuel des Commissaires-Priseurs, des Notaires,Greffiers, et Huissiers Vendeurs-de-Meuble Contenant natamment les Instructions et Dispositions législatives concernant Les Prisées, Ventes, Distributions de Prix....par M---

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Paris: Alexis Eymery, 1813. 300pp. 12mo. Wrappers, uncut. 300pp. 12mo.
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cover of Cimelio Tipografico-Pittorico offerto agli Augustissimi Genitori del Re di Roma da Giambattista Bodoni. Co' Tipi Bodoniani, Parma, 1811. [Now printed in facsimile with accompanying commentary volume: The 'Cimelio' of Bodoni. The work and its printer in essays

Cimelio Tipografico-Pittorico offerto agli Augustissimi Genitori del Re di Roma da Giambattista Bodoni. Co' Tipi Bodoniani, Parma, 1811. [Now printed in facsimile with accompanying commentary volume: The 'Cimelio' of Bodoni. The work and its printer in essays

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Published
1991
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Bound in publisher's original crimson niger morocco, all edges gilt; with accompanying commentary volume in matching crimson boa
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Number 200 of 400 copoies
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$325.00

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Boston: Godine, 1991. Number 200 of 400 copoies. pp.(170) printed on one side of paper only, with text facing colour plates, all within engraved borders. 2 vols. Folio. Bound in publisher's original crimson niger morocco, all edges gilt; with accompanying commentary volume in matching crimson boards, all in matching crimosn boards slipcase. Number 200 of 400 copoies. pp.(170)… Read more
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cover of Catalogue of the Library of the late Charles W. Frederickson. A Carefully Selected and Valuable Collection of English Literature, comprising a large Number of First and Other Rare Editions, Especially of Byron, Fray, Keats, Lamb, Shakspeare, Scott and an Unrivalled Collection of the Works of Shelley and Shelleyana; Also Autograph letters and Manuscripts of the Greatest Intrinsic Interest and Value

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New York: Bangs & Co, 1897. First edition. Frontispiece portrait, 236 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. In contemporary library buckram, about fine; bookplate of Louis Ledoux. First edition. Frontispiece portrait, 236 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Fine Collection of Shelley and Shelleyana. "Mr. Frederickson, about 20 years ago conceived the idea of having the larger portion of his buying concentrated… Read more
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cover of A Catalogue of Manuscripts comprising a portion of the Library of Robert Hoe

A Catalogue of Manuscripts comprising a portion of the Library of Robert Hoe

by (Hoe, Robert) Shipman, Carolyn, compiler

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Published
1909
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Printed wrappers. A bit toned, remnants of original glassine
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One of 100 on Imperial Japan paper, printed at the University Pr
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New York: Privately Printed, 1909. One of 100 on Imperial Japan paper, printed at the University Press, Cambridge. 230pp. Uncut and unopened. 1 vols. 8vo. Printed wrappers. A bit toned, remnants of original glassine. One of 100 on Imperial Japan paper, printed at the University Press, Cambridge. 230pp. Uncut and unopened. 1 vols. 8vo. The 16th and last… Read more
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cover of The Diaries of James Simmons Paper Maker of Haslemere 1831-1868

The Diaries of James Simmons Paper Maker of Haslemere 1831-1868

by Crocker, Alan; and Martin Kaye, editors

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Published
1990
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Publisher's leather-backed cloth, slipcase
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First edition, one of 210 printed on T. H. Sanders mould-made pa
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Oxshott, Surrey: The Tabard Private Press, 1990. First edition, one of 210 printed on T. H. Sanders mould-made paper, this number VII of XXX copies specially bound. Illustrated. Square 4to. Publisher's leather-backed cloth, slipcase. First edition, one of 210 printed on T. H. Sanders mould-made paper, this number VII of XXX copies specially bound. Illustrated. Square 4to. … Read more
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cover of Geheimen der Boekbinderij. Secrets of Bookbinding. An Anonymous 19th century Dutch Bookbinding Manual

Geheimen der Boekbinderij. Secrets of Bookbinding. An Anonymous 19th century Dutch Bookbinding Manual

by Wolfe, Richard J.

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Published
1991
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Leather backed marbled paper boards by Wolfe
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One of 200 signed copies
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$225.00

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Boston: [Firefly Press], 1991. One of 200 signed copies. Four tipped in specimens of gilt stamping, four tipped in specimens of marbling. Folding plate. 1 vols. 8vo. Leather backed marbled paper boards by Wolfe. One of 200 signed copies. Four tipped in specimens of gilt stamping, four tipped in specimens of marbling. Folding plate. 1 vols. 8vo. The… Read more
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cover of Tosa Washi

Tosa Washi

by Kumi & Yahihasi

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Published
1990
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Stitched in publisher's wrappers with paper labels. Publisher's blue box
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Published by Kochi-ken Tesuki Washi Kyodo Kumiai [Japanese Handmade Paper Association], Koshi Prefecture, Japan, 1990. xiv, 106, (10); (2), 5, (301)pp. Illustrations, plus 150 plain, colored and textured paper samples in vol. 2. 2 vols. Stitched in publisher's wrappers with paper labels. Publisher's blue box. xiv, 106, (10); (2), 5, (301)pp. Illustrations, plus 150 plain, colored and textured… Read more
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cover of Royal English Bookbindings

Royal English Bookbindings

by Davenport, Cyril

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Published
1896
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Half vellum and blue cloth boards. Randeria bookplate
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First edition
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London: Seeley and Co. Limited, 1896. First edition. Color frontispiece, 8 colored plates, numerous illus. 95, [1] pp. Original wrappers bound in. 1 vols. 4to. Half vellum and blue cloth boards. Randeria bookplate. First edition. Color frontispiece, 8 colored plates, numerous illus. 95, [1] pp. Original wrappers bound in. 1 vols. 4to. Mejer 291
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cover of More Papers Hand Made by John Mason

More Papers Hand Made by John Mason

by Mason, John

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Published
1965
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Original boards and cream paper sleeve
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Copy 33 of an unspecified limited edition
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Leicester: Twelve by Eight Press, 1965. Copy 33 of an unspecified limited edition. Illustrations. 35 specimens. Title in gilt. Bound with: Mason's 11 ff In Favor of Bundling (1961). Small folio. Original boards and cream paper sleeve. Copy 33 of an unspecified limited edition. Illustrations. 35 specimens. Title in gilt. Bound with: Mason's 11 ff In Favor of… Read more
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cover of Foreign Bookbinding in the British Museum. Illustrations of 63 Examples Selected On Account of Their Beauty of Historical Interest

Foreign Bookbinding in the British Museum. Illustrations of 63 Examples Selected On Account of Their Beauty of Historical Interest

by Fletcher, William Younger

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Published
1896
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Original grey cloth
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First edition. Number 413 of 500 copies
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London: Kegan, Paul Trench, Trübner & Co, 1896. First edition. Number 413 of 500 copies. 65 Plates. 1 vols. Folio. Original grey cloth. First edition. Number 413 of 500 copies. 65 Plates. 1 vols. Folio. Brenni 285; Mejer 1350; S-K 1036
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cover of Limp Vellum Binding and its potential as a conservation type structure for the rebinding of early printed books

Limp Vellum Binding and its potential as a conservation type structure for the rebinding of early printed books

by Clarkson, Christopher

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Published
1982
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Publisher's Ingres paper covered wrappers
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Limited to 200 copies
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St. Bridgets Radcliffe Road Hitchin Herts England: Red Gull Press, 1982. Limited to 200 copies. Illustrations. 24pp. 1 vols. Small 4to. Publisher's Ingres paper covered wrappers. Limited to 200 copies. Illustrations. 24pp. 1 vols. Small 4to. Autograph letter signed by Michael Garrick, sending the book, laid in.
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cover of The Diaries of James Simmons Paper Maker of Haslemere 1831-1868

The Diaries of James Simmons Paper Maker of Haslemere 1831-1868

by Crocker, Alan; and Martin Kaye, editors

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Published
1990
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Publisher's cloth. Prospectus laid in
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First edition, one of 210 printed on T. H. Sanders mould-made pa
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Oxshott, Surrey: The Tabard Private Press, 1990. First edition, one of 210 printed on T. H. Sanders mould-made paper, this number 80 of 180 bound in cloth. Illustrated. Square 4to. Publisher's cloth. Prospectus laid in. First edition, one of 210 printed on T. H. Sanders mould-made paper, this number 80 of 180 bound in cloth. Illustrated. Square 4to.… Read more
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cover of English Bookbindings in the British Museum

English Bookbindings in the British Museum

by Fletcher, William Younger

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Published
1895
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Blue cloth to simulate watered silk, with gilt lettering, t.e.g. Some fading to spine, corners slightly bumped, minor foxing, el
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Number 420 of 500 copies
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London: Kegan, Paul Trench, Trubner & Co, 1895. Number 420 of 500 copies. 63 chromolithographic plates. 1 vols. Folio. Blue cloth to simulate watered silk, with gilt lettering, t.e.g. Some fading to spine, corners slightly bumped, minor foxing, else very good. Bookplates. Number 420 of 500 copies. 63 chromolithographic plates. 1 vols. Folio. This volume serves not only… Read more
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cover of Early Spanish Bookbindings XI-XV Centuries

Early Spanish Bookbindings XI-XV Centuries

by Thomas, Henry

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Published
1939
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Linen and boards. Fine. Randeria bookplate
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First edition. Illustrated Monographs issued by the Bibliographi
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London: Bibliographical Society, 1939. First edition. Illustrated Monographs issued by the Bibliographical Society No. XXIII. 100 black and white plates. 1 vols. 4to. Linen and boards. Fine. Randeria bookplate. First edition. Illustrated Monographs issued by the Bibliographical Society No. XXIII. 100 black and white plates. 1 vols. 4to.
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cover of Les Relieurs Francais (1500-1800). Biographie Critique et Anecdotique Precedee de l'Histoire de la Communaute des Relieurs et Doreurs de Livres de la Ville de Paris et d'une Étude sur les Styles de Reliure

Les Relieurs Francais (1500-1800). Biographie Critique et Anecdotique Precedee de l'Histoire de la Communaute des Relieurs et Doreurs de Livres de la Ville de Paris et d'une Étude sur les Styles de Reliure

by Thoinan, Ernest (Pseud of Antoine Ernest Roquet)

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Published
1893
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Quarter modern green morocco and cloth sides
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First edition, number 320 of 550 sur beau papier vélin mécaniq
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Paris: Em. Paul, L. Huard & Guillemin, 1893. First edition, number 320 of 550 sur beau papier vélin mécanique. 2 plates (1 folding), illustrs., in the text. vii, [i], 416, [2] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Quarter modern green morocco and cloth sides. First edition, number 320 of 550 sur beau papier vélin mécanique. 2 plates (1 folding), illustrs.,… Read more
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cover of Watermarks, Mainly of the 17th and 18th Centuries

Watermarks, Mainly of the 17th and 18th Centuries

by Heawood, Edward

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Published
1950
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Original dark blue cloth gilt
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First edition. One of two proof copies bound by the publisher (t
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Hilversum, Holland: Paper Publications Society, 1950. First edition. One of two proof copies bound by the publisher (the published edition being 300 numbered copies). Reproduces over 4000 watermarks in actual size on 536 plates. Frontispiece portrait. Publisher's invoice and series prospectus laid in. 1 vols. Folio. Original dark blue cloth gilt. First edition. One of two proof copies… Read more
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cover of Bindings in Cambridge Libraries. Seventy Two Plates ... Based on Researches by N.F. Barwell, H.M. Davies and the late Charles E. Sayle

Bindings in Cambridge Libraries. Seventy Two Plates ... Based on Researches by N.F. Barwell, H.M. Davies and the late Charles E. Sayle

by Hobson, G. D.

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Published
1929
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Original light blue cloth gilt, t.e.g. Worn at extremities. Very good
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First edition. One of 230 copies
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Cambridge: By Walter Lewis at the Cambridge University Press, 1929. First edition. One of 230 copies. 72 plates. 1 vols. Folio. Original light blue cloth gilt, t.e.g. Worn at extremities. Very good. First edition. One of 230 copies. 72 plates. 1 vols. Folio.
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cover of De Marmerkunst (tot versiering der Boeksnede) ... [The Art of Marbling (for the decoration of book edges)]

De Marmerkunst (tot versiering der Boeksnede) ... [The Art of Marbling (for the decoration of book edges)]

by Hauptmann, Josef

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Published
1992
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Publisher's brown cloth, slipcase. Minor fading to slipcase
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Number 75 of 250 bound copies
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Dodewaard: Atelier de Distelkamp, 1992. Number 75 of 250 bound copies. Text in Dutch and English. 21 mounted specimens. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's brown cloth, slipcase. Minor fading to slipcase. Number 75 of 250 bound copies. Text in Dutch and English. 21 mounted specimens. 1 vols. 8vo. First published in 1899, this reissue was the first publication of… Read more
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