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The Book of Kells
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The Book of Kells

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974. Hardcover. Very Good. 34.5 x 26 cm. Folio. Green cloth in slipcase. Reproductions from the manuscript ain Trinity College Dublin. 126 color plates, 75 monochrome illustrations. Fading to cloth spine and rubbing to one corner of the boards. Sunning and some rubbing to the slipcase.

$75.00

One Hundred Years of Children's Books in America: Decade by Decade
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One Hundred Years of Children's Books in America: Decade by Decade

By Marjorie N Allen

New York: Facts On File, 1996. Unknown. 420pp. Nice copy. "Traces the development of children's literature over the past century from a social and historical point of view. Author's and illustratos are profiled as well, including Dr. Seuss, Cyunthia Voigt, Maurice Sendak and Beverly Cleary.

$35.00

Peter Piper's Practical Principles of Plain & Perfect Pronunciation
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Peter Piper's Practical Principles of Plain & Perfect Pronunciation

By Harry Lydenberg, intro

Mergenthaler Linotype Co., 1936. Wraps. very good. Wrappers. 99pp. Small tear at top of front cover. Design by Bruce Rogers.

$25.00

Le Crociate. L'Oriente e l'Occidente da Urbano II a San Luigi, 1096-1270
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Le Crociate. L'Oriente e l'Occidente da Urbano II a San Luigi, 1096-1270

By Monique Rey-Delqué

Electa, 1997. Paperback. very good. Oversize paperback. 421pp. Italian text. Illustrated.

$45.00

Samuel Johnson's Prologue 1747
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Samuel Johnson's Prologue 1747

By Samuel Johnson

Dodd, Mead & Co., 1902. Hardcover. good. Quarto. Tan boards with title paper label to front cover. Facsimile edition. One of 120 copies. This is a presentation copy to Judge Patterson from the reknown bookseller, book collector, A.S.W. Rosenbach. Chipping to spine.

$200.00

British Anatomy 1525 - 1800 A Bibliography
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British Anatomy 1525 - 1800 A Bibliography

By K. F. Russell

Melbourne University Press, 1963. Hardcover. Very Good+. 26 x 16.5 cm. Small quarto. 254 pages. Red cloth in black slipcase. Limited to 750 copies SIGNED by the author of which this is copy number 112. Spine is sun faded. Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover.

$20.00

Bibliography of the Fine Books Published by the Limited Editions Club 1929-1985
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Bibliography of the Fine Books Published by the Limited Editions Club 1929-1985

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1985. Limited. Hardcover. fine/fine. Quarto. 182pp Binding is Nigerian Oasis Goatskin Papers are hand-marbled. . This is copy #472 of 800. In slipcase.

$275.00

Written on Bamboo and Silk; The Beginnings of Chinese Books and Inscriptions
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Written on Bamboo and Silk; The Beginnings of Chinese Books and Inscriptions

By T.H. Tsien

University of Chicago Press, 1962. Hardcover. very good/very good. octavo. 233pp. Nice copy in dust jacket. 'The bottom three inches of spine has a three inch closed tear. Jacket in a brodart protective wrapper. "The first comprehensive study of early Chinese writings and writing materials, including inscriptions on bones, shells, metals, stone; books made of bamboo, wood, silk, quasi-paper, and paper; such tools of writing as the brush, ink, inkslabs and book knife."

$30.00

Czechoslovakia Romanesque and Gothic Illuminated Manuscripts
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Czechoslovakia Romanesque and Gothic Illuminated Manuscripts

By Hanns Swarzenski; Jan Kvet

New York Graphic Society by Arrangement with Unesco, 1959. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 48 x 34 cm. Elephant folio.32 pages of color reproductions. White boards in dust jacket. Some closed tears to the jacket.

$50.00

The Invention of Printing in China and It's Spread Westward
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The Invention of Printing in China and It's Spread Westward

By Thomas Francis Carter and revised by L. Carrington Goodrich

New York: Ronald Press Co., 1955. second edition. Hardcover. very good/good. 293pp. Dust jacket has some chipping and closed tear at spine. Jacket in a brodart protective wrapper.

$50.00

Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford 3 volume set
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Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford 3 volume set

By Otto Pacht; J. J. G. Alexander

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1973. Hardcover. Near Fine in Very Good dust jackets. Complete 3 volume set. Black cloth in price clipped dust jacket. Volume 1: German, Dutch Flemish, French and Spanish Schools, 108 pages of text, 66 pages of plates. Volume 2L Italian School, 161 pages of text, 88 pages of plates. Volume 3: British, Irish, and Icelandic Schools With Addenda to Volumes 1 and 2, 167 pages of text, 120 pages of plates. All with color frontispieces. Originally published in 1966 volume 1 reprinted lithographically in Great Britain from correct sheets of the first edition, this edition done in 1969. Volumes 2 and 3 are first editions. Some chipping to the dust jackets as well as a piece out of the rear dust jacket of volume 1, ~3.5 x 2 cm in size.

$200.00

The Grolier Club Collects II; Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper From the Colections of Grolier Club Members
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The Grolier Club Collects II; Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper From the Colections of Grolier Club Members

By George Ong

New York: The Grolier Club, 2015. Hardcover. Fine. 31.5 x 22 cm. Quarto. 183 pages. Blue cloth. A catalogue of the exhibition held at the Grolier Club December 9, 2015 - February 6, 2016. Curated by Eric J. Holzenberg and Arthur L. Schwarz.

$60.00

Fore-Edge Painting; A Historical Survey of a Curious Art in Book Decoration
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Fore-Edge Painting; A Historical Survey of a Curious Art in Book Decoration

By Carl J. Weber

Harvey House Publisher, 1966. First edition. Hardcover. near fine/very good. A very nice copy in a price clipped dust jacket. 223pp. Jacket has some small closed tears and rubbing at edges. In a brodart protective wrapper.

$50.00

Spud Johnson & Laughing Horse
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Spud Johnson & Laughing Horse

By Sharyn Rohlfsen Udall

Univ Of New Mexico Pr, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. very good/very good. octavo. 420pp. Signed and inscribed by author on title page. A very nice copy in dust jacket. Some light creasing at top edge of jacket. Cover illustration by Miguel Covarrubias In a protective wrapper. Small press publishing.

$30.00

Designing Books Practice and Theory
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Designing Books Practice and Theory

By Robin Kinross; J. Hochuli

London: Hyphen, 1996. First edition. Hardcover. fine/fine. A fine copy in an equally nice dust jacket. In a protective wrapper. This book has three parts. In the first two, basic principles in the theory and practice of book design. the third part shows how the ideas of the first and second parts have been applied in particular examples. 1: Book Design as a school of thought. 2: Designing books. 3: Books designed by Jost Hochuli.

$150.00

The Nonesuch Dickens; Retrospectus and Prospectus
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The Nonesuch Dickens; Retrospectus and Prospectus

Bloomsbury: The Nonesuch Press, 1937. First edition. Hard Cover. near fine. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and design to cover and lettering to spine. 128pp. A very nice copy.

$25.00

The A. Edward Newton Collection of Books and Manuscripts; to be Sold at Auction by the Parke Bernet Galleries, Inc
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The A. Edward Newton Collection of Books and Manuscripts; to be Sold at Auction by the Parke Bernet Galleries, Inc

By A. Edward Newton

New York: Parke-Bernet Inc, 1941. Hard Cover. near fine/near fine. Four Volume hardcover set including the prospectus volume. For the public sale to be sold at auction and collected by the late A. Edward Newton. The catalogue volumes (3) are all very nice copies in dust jackets. The prospectus volume issued without dust jacket has a one inch closed tear at top of spine.

$110.00

In Quest of the Perfect Book; Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman
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In Quest of the Perfect Book; Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman

By William Dana Orcutt

Boston: Little, Brown and Co, 1926. signed/limited edition. Hard Cover. very good. Vellum backed spine and brown boards. 316pp Limited to 365 copies of which this is copy #13. Signed by William Dana Orcutt.. Some soiling to vellum spine.

$80.00

A Monograph on Privately Illustrated Books; A Plea for Bibliomania
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A Monograph on Privately Illustrated Books; A Plea for Bibliomania

By Daniel M. Tredwell

Long Island: Privately Printed, 1892. Hard Cover. good+. Small quarto. Blue cloth. Paper title label to spine. (darkened) 502pp. Binding tight. Bookplate of Charles Tuttle Co. Reference Library on front endpaper.

$80.00

English Books 1475-1900; A Signpost for Collectors.  Volume 1:: Caxton to Johnson, Volume 2: Gray to Kiipling
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English Books 1475-1900; A Signpost for Collectors. Volume 1:: Caxton to Johnson, Volume 2: Gray to Kiipling

By Charles J. Sawyer and F.J. Harvey Darton

Westminster: Charles J. Sawyer Ltd, 1927. Limited edition. Hard Cover. near fine/near fine. Two volume set. Limited to 2000 sets. Over one hundred illustrations.Laid in is a small note in envelope submitted as a complimentary copy from publisher and author, Mr. Chas. J. Sawyer. A lovely set in dust jackets. Protected in brodart wrappers.

$160.00

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