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THE DELIGHTS OF THE DOOR

by Ponge, Francis | translated by Robert Bly

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1980
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Fine binding
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$50.00

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New York: Bedouin Press, 1980. Original Wrappers. Fine binding. 16mo. [8] pp. Limited edition, number 80 of 150 copies, signed by Bly at the colophon. As issued, sewn in heavy gray, textured paper wrappers with title stamped in blind. A charming presentation, printed in two colors with an unattributed frontispiece woodcut.
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POEMS FROM THE NOVEL

by Crane, George

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine binding
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$250.00

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(Tannerville, NY): printed by Leonard Seaston at the Tideline Press, 1976. Hard Cover. Near Fine binding. Quarto. [64] pp. Limited edition, number 8 of 75 copies, signed by Crane on the colophon. As issued, in quarter cream paper with gray paper over boards; the body of the text is printed on the recto of each page with a… Read more
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$250.00
image of Merrymount Press] THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON, with a Life of the Author and Illustrations (4 Volumes, Complete)

Merrymount Press] THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON, with a Life of the Author and Illustrations (4 Volumes, Complete)

by Milton, John | decorations by W. A. Dwiggins; plates after John Flaxman

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1908
Condition
Near Fine binding
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$750.00

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Boston: printed by D. B. Updike at the Merrymount Press for R. H. Hinkley Company, 1908. Full Leather. Near Fine binding. Octavo. Volume I: [viii], 284, [2]; II: [viii], 251, [3]; III: [viii], 274, [2]; IV: xiv, 247, [3] pp., plates, Limited edition, number 4 of 555 copies. Full bound in publisher's deluxe full pigskin deeply stamped in… Read more
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$750.00
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NAPA: THE ROOTS AND SPRINGS OF THE VALLEY

by Le Guin, Ursula K. | photographs by Michael Mundy

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine binding
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$400.00

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San Francisco: James Linden Editions, 1989. Soft Cover. Near Fine binding. Oblong folio. [28] pp. First separate edition, one of 77 copies from an edition of 87. Printed on Rives BFK and stitched into burgundy covers with a printed paper title label; three photographs are dry mounted and each signed below by Mundy. The covers are a trifle… Read more
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$400.00
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TYPOGRAPHIC EMBELLISHERS, Some Specimens from the Collection Used at the Adagio Press

by Bahr, Leonard F.

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1967-68
Condition
Near Fine binding
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$95.00

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Harper Woods, MI: Adagio Press, 1967-68. Near Fine binding. Octavo. [24] pp. Limited edition, number 53 of 248 copies. As issued, sewn into stiff, printed wrappers; 2-page introduction followed by 22 pages of printed flourished, brackets, ornaments, and borders printed in black, gray, red, blue, and brown on heavy wove paper; colophon printed inside the rear wrapper.… Read more
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$95.00
image of Golden Cockerel Press] PSALTER OR PSALMS OF DAVID, TAKEN FROM THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER

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Waltham St. Lawrence: Golden Cockerel Press, 1927. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding/near Very Good dust jacket. Octavo. [4], 128 pp. Limited Edition, number 240 of 500 copies on English hand-made paper. As issued in blue buckram titled in gold on the spine in printed orange dust jacket. A very fresh copy with just a touch of sunning at… Read more
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$235.00
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THE KELMSCOTT CHAUCER; THE WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER

by Chaucer, Geoffrey | illustrated by Edward Burne-Jones, designed by William Morris, afterword by William Peterson

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
2008
Condition
Near Fine binding
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$450.00

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London: Folio Society, 2008. Hard Cover. Near Fine binding. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Folio, 17" x 12" x 3". [4 (blank)], iv, 559 pp. Full-sized facsimile. As issued in brick buckram with gilt stamping on the front board and spine with a design after William Morris; the laid paper is purpose made at… Read more
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$450.00
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TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF BIRD & BULL: A BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1958-1979

by Taylor, W. Thomas and Henry Morris

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good+ binding
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$125.00

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W. Thomas Taylor | Bird & Bull Press, 1980. Quarter Leather. Very Good+ binding. Octavo. 108, [2] pp. Limited edition, number 259 of 350 copies. Backed in yellow levant goat with patterned paper over boards with leather tipped corners; leather is a trifle soiled or sun-darkened else nearly fine. A beautifully printed bibliography for what is now the… Read more
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$125.00
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ULYSSES

by Joyce, James | illustrations by Jonathan Talbot

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
2012
Condition
Very Good+ binding
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$150.00

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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2012. Full Leather. Very Good+ binding. Octavo. [8], 732 pp. As issued, in teal leather with elaborate gold-stamped illustration of 7 Eccles Street; all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers and satin ribbon marker; Collector's Notes laid in. A very nice copy with some very minor scuffing to the gilt edges.
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$150.00
image of Prospectus | Shakespeare Head Press] THE WHOLE WORKS OF HOMER, PRINCE OF POETS in his Iliads, and Odysses

Prospectus | Shakespeare Head Press] THE WHOLE WORKS OF HOMER, PRINCE OF POETS in his Iliads, and Odysses

by Homer | illustrations by John Farleigh; translated by George Chapman

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good binding
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$45.00

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Oxford: Printed by the Shakespeare Head Press for Basil Blackwell, 1930. Original Wrappers. Very Good binding. Single bifolium (4 pp.). Prospectus for the 5-volume set issued by the Shakespeare Head Press in an edition of 500 copies on Batchelor's Shakespeare Head handmade paper printed with Bruce Rogers's Centaur type. This bifolium printed on the same paper as the… Read more
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BEER WILL HELP YOUR SHAKE: The Recollections of a Ninety-two Year Old Papermaker

by Glanville, Harry and Peter and Donna Thomas

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine binding
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$200.00

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Oxford: Alembic Press with Peter and Donna Thomas, 1990. Soft Cover. Near Fine binding. Half-sheet octavo. 25, [7] pp. Limited edition, number 103 of 114 copies. As issued, sewn on thick parchment thongs with calligraphic writing mimicking manuscript waste, and laced into heavy handmade paper wrappers with printed paper title label on the front cover. Printed in blue… Read more
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$200.00
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Prospectus] THE SHAKESPEARE HEAD [PRESS] BRONTE

by Bronte, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Condition
Very Good binding
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$20.00

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Oxford: Printed by the Shakespeare Head Press for Basil Blackwell. Original Wrappers. Very Good binding. Octavo. [4] pp. Single bifolium prospectus printed on all four pages. A nice announcement for the 20-volume Standard Library Editions of the works of the Brontes, printed by the Shakespeare Head Press. While the Press is most known for its fine press editions,… Read more
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$20.00
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Vale Press] POEMS FROM WORDSWORTH

by Wordsworth, William | edited and illustrated by T. Sturge Moore

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1902
Condition
Very Good binding
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$250.00

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London: Vale Press | Hacon & Ricketts printed at the Ballantyne Press, 1902. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. Demy octavo. clxxxiii, [3] pp. Limited Edition, one of 310 copies. Bound as issued in full white buckram with title stamped in gold on the spine; printed in black in the Vale font with 6 illustrations designed and engraved by… Read more
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$250.00
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Vale Press] DE CUPIDINIS ET PSYCHES, AMORIBUS FABULA ANILIS

by Apuleius, Lucius | edited by C. I. Holmes; illustrated by Charles Ricketts

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1901
Condition
Good binding
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$750.00

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London: Vale Press | Hacon & Ricketts printed at the Ballantyne Press, 1901. Hard Cover. Good binding. Demy Octavo. xxx, [1 (colophon)], [1 (blank)] pp. Limited Edition, one of 310 copies. As issued in holland backed boards with printed title label on the front board. Text is printed in black in the Vale font; full-page border and 10-line… Read more
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$750.00
image of Prospectus | Shakespeare Head Press] THE HISTORY OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLANDE, Compiled by Venerable Bede, Englishman

Prospectus | Shakespeare Head Press] THE HISTORY OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLANDE, Compiled by Venerable Bede, Englishman

by Venerable Bede | translated by Thomas Stapleton

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
(1930)
Condition
Very Good binding
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$35.00

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Oxford: Shakespeare Head Press for Basil Blackwell, (1930). Original Wrappers. Very Good binding. Bifolium announcement with four unnumbered printed pages, the final page being a specimen page. An uncommon announcement for the Shakespeare Head Press edition of Bede's history which was printed in an edition of 450 copies on Batchelor's Kelmscott handmade paper. A bright copy with… Read more
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Oxford: Printed by the Shakespeare Head Press for Basil Blackwell, 1930. Original Wrappers. Very Good binding. Octavo. [16] pp. Stapled pamphlet, though the staples have been removed and there is some discoloration from the staples in the central folio, so it was perhaps a wise decision to remove them. An uncommon list of the works printed by the… Read more
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$75.00
image of Easton Press] THE REDHUNTER: A NOVEL BASED ON THE LIFE OF SENATOR JOE McCARTHY

Easton Press] THE REDHUNTER: A NOVEL BASED ON THE LIFE OF SENATOR JOE McCARTHY

by Buckley, Jr., William F.

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine binding
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$75.00

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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1999. Full Leather. Near Fine binding. Octavo. First Edition, signed by Buckley, as issued. A fresh copy still in publishers shrink wrap; edge gilding is bright and corners are sharp. Will remove from shrink wrap for serious inquirers if interior information/condition confirmation is required.
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image of Shakespeare Head Press, Metamorphoses] OVYDE: HYS BOOKS OF METHAMORPHOSE, BOOKS X-XV

Shakespeare Head Press, Metamorphoses] OVYDE: HYS BOOKS OF METHAMORPHOSE, BOOKS X-XV

by Ovid] Ovyde | translated by William Caxton; edited by Stephen Gaselee and H. F. B. Brett-Smith

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1924
Condition
Very Good binding
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$325.00

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Stratford-upon-Avon: Printed by Shakespeare Head Press for Basil Blackwell, 1924. Hard Cover. Very Good binding/Fair dust jacket. Quarto. xl, 189, [3] pp. Limited Edition, number 23 of 375 copies on Batchelor's handmade paper (another 3 were printed on vellum). Rubricated title page, printed in black throughout with head-pieces at the beginning of each of the books. As issued,… Read more
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$325.00
image of Shakespeare Head Press] THE WORKS OF EDMUND SPENSER (8 Volumes, Complete w/ Prospectus)

Shakespeare Head Press] THE WORKS OF EDMUND SPENSER (8 Volumes, Complete w/ Prospectus)

by Spenser, Edmund | edited by W. L. Renwick; woodcuts by Hilda Quick and initials by Joscelyne Gaskin

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1930-1932
Condition
Very Good+ binding
Item Price
$2,000.00

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Oxford: Printed by Shakespeare Head Press for Basil Blackwell, 1930-1932. Half Leather. Very Good+ binding. Octavo. Quarto. Vol I: [8], 307 (signature "t" repeats pp. 137-144, as issued), [1 (blank)]; II: [8], 252; III: [8], 221, [3 (blank)]; IV: [8], 241, [7 (blank)]; V: [8], 262, [2 (blank)]; VI: [8], 416; VII: [8], 241, [3 (blank)]; [12], 280… Read more
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image of Shakespeare Head Press] NOBLE_JOYOUS BOKE ENTYTLED LA MORTE DARTHUR BY SYR THOMAS MALORY

Shakespeare Head Press] NOBLE & JOYOUS BOKE ENTYTLED LA MORTE DARTHUR BY SYR THOMAS MALORY

by Malory, Sir Thomas | woodcuts reproduced from Wynkyn de Worde's edition of 1498

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA
Published
1933
Condition
Near Fine binding
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$1,750.00

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Oxford: Printed by Shakespeare Head Press for Basil Blackwell, 1933. Full Leather. Near Fine binding. Quarto. [4], xxviii, 316; [4], 373, [3] pp. Limited edition, number 107 of 350 copies; printed in red and black Caslon with woodcuts reproduced from Wynkyn de Worde's folio of 1498. The edition was variously bound in half morocco or much less commonly… Read more
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$1,750.00