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Some Hints On Pattern-Designing

by Morris, William

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Published
1899
Condition
Orig. gray cloth and printed, thick boards. Very good
Edition
First edition
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$150.00

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London: Longman, 1899. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. gray cloth and printed, thick boards. Very good. Morris, William. 45 pages. 21 x 14.5 cm. Printed with golden type designed by William Morris for the Kelmscott Press at the Chiswick Press. Sharp copy, toning cover head.
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Philobiblon

by Bury, Richard de

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Published
1889
Condition
Orig. parchment vellum with central gilt design on upper covers. Yapp edges. Very good. 3 Vols
Edition
First edition
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$1,250.00

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New York: Grolier Club, 1889. First edition. leather_bound. Orig. parchment vellum with central gilt design on upper covers. Yapp edges. Very good. 3 Vols. 131, 145, 173 pages. 20 x 15.5 cm. Printed in red and black, several initials heightened in gold. Originally written by the mediaeval bibliophile de Bury shortly before his death in 1345 -- a… Read more
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$1,250.00
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Kate Greenaway

by Spielmann, M.H. & G.S. Layard

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Published
1905
Condition
Three quarter green calf and light blue cloth. Teg. Very good
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$135.00

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London: Adam & Charles Black, 1905. Three quarter green calf and light blue cloth. Teg. Very good. Greenaway, Kate. 301 pages. 21.5 x 16 cm. Fifty-three full-color and ninety black and white illustrations. Bound by Zahnsforf. Extensive Index. FREITAG 3926. Raised bands, spine panels lettered and decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers, backstrip faded to brown.
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Books And Ghosts; A Fresh Unveiling of a Newspaperman's Literary Preferences and Friendships

by Honce, Charles

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Published
1949
Condition
Orig. tan cloth backstrip lettered in gilt. Teg, Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$175.00

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Mount Vernon: The Golden Eagle Press, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. tan cloth backstrip lettered in gilt. Teg, Fine. 102 pages. 25.5 x 17 cm. Limited edition, copy 39 of 111. With A True Story of Crime in Connecticut by the Whiloe Poet Jack T[racy] Winterich. Book talk with a good bit of information on Sherlock Holmes. Mostly… Read more
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$175.00
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Les Marques De Collections De Dessins & D'Estampes; Avec Des Notices Historiques Sur Les Collectioneurs, Les Collections, Les Ventes, Les Merchands Et Editeurs, Etc.

by Lugt, Frits

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Published
1956
Condition
Orig. publisher's light olive cloth lettered in gilt. Fine. 2 vols
Edition
First edition & Supplement
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$350.00

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Amsterdam & Le Haye: Vereenigde Drukkerijen & Martinus Nijhoff, 1956. First edition & Supplement. Hardcover. Orig. publisher's light olive cloth lettered in gilt. Fine. 2 vols. 598, 463 pages. 29.5 x 20 cm. A compendium of identifying marks used by museum and private collectors. Entries are arranged alphabetically, often with a biographical sketch of the owner and a description… Read more
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$350.00
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The New London Letter Writer containing the compleat Art Of Corresponding with Ease, Elegance, and Perspicuity as is now practised by all Persons of Respectability

by Johnson, Samuel

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Published
1948
Condition
Marbled boards by Sidney Cockerell and maroon cloth spine. Teg. Fine
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$85.00

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London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1948. Hardcover. Marbled boards by Sidney Cockerell and maroon cloth spine. Teg. Fine. 64 pages. 22.5 x 14 cm. Foreword and 14 decorations by Averil Mackenzie-Brieve. Designed, produced and published by Christopher Sandford in Caslon's Old Face on Arnold's mould-madepaper. A rare 18th century book reprinted here. Limited edition, copy 301 of 500. PERTELOTE,… Read more
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$85.00
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La Belle O'Morphi

by Heriz, Patrick De

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Published
1947
Condition
Orig. two-toned cloth. Teg. Fine
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$75.00

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London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1947. Hardcover. Orig. two-toned cloth. Teg. Fine. Boucher, Francois. 36 pages. 21.5 x 12.3 cm. Collotype reproductions of pictures by Francois Boucher. Limited edition, copy 618 of 750. COCKALORUM 173. "A biography of the Irish imp (Marie Louise O'Morphi [died 1814], mistress to the king) who fascinated Louis XV, and was a model to… Read more
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The Engravings of Eric Gill

by Skelton, Christopher (Editor)

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Published
1983
Condition
Orig. cream cloth spine and black cloth covers decorated in blind. Fine in fine slipcase
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$650.00

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Wellingborough: Christopher Skelton, 1983. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. cream cloth spine and black cloth covers decorated in blind. Fine in fine slipcase. Gill, Eric. 572 pages. 35 x 27 cm. Limited edition, one of 1350 copies on Mohawk Superfine Text. Richly illustrated in black and white and color. List of Engravings Additional to the V&A Catalogue. Cross Reference… Read more
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$650.00
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Philip Hofer as author and publisher

by Hofer, Philip

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Published
1969
Condition
Orig. patterned boards and crimson cloth spine. Fine in nicked glassine wrapper
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$45.00

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Cambridge: Harvard College Library, 1969. First edition. Orig. patterned boards and crimson cloth spine. Fine in nicked glassine wrapper. 64 pages. 25 x 18 cm. Illustrated. Index. Copy 79 of 500 printed by the Stinehour Press.
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Architectural Books in Early America Architectural Treatises and Building Handbooks Available in American Libraries and Bookstores through 1800

by Schimmelman, Janice C.

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Published
1999
Condition
Orig. navy blue cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper
Edition
Expanded edition
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$25.00

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New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 1999. Expanded edition. Hardcover. Orig. navy blue cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper. 221 pages. 23.5 x 16 cm. 147 architectural books identified.
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The Second World

by Blackmur, R.P.

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Published
1942
Condition
Orig. black cloth spine lettered in blue. Fine in fine glassine overwrapper
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$95.00

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Cummington: Cummington Press, 1942. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. black cloth spine lettered in blue. Fine in fine glassine overwrapper. 29 pages. 23 x 16 cm. Limited edition, copy 262 of 300 in Centaur and Arrighi types, hand printed on laid paper.
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On The Aesthetic Values That Are To Be Found In The Printed Work of Bruce Rogers

by Ruzicka, Rudolph & Rogers, Bruce

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Published
1939
Condition
Orig. initialed light brown boards. Fine in near fine original glassine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$35.00

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New York: The American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1939. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. initialed light brown boards. Fine in near fine original glassine. 7 pages. 25.5 x 17 cm. October House colored frontispiece by Ruzicka. Messrs. Rogers, Colish, Rudge, Euler, Nelson, Alliger and Wessman are tendered thanks for their contribution here.
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A Ballad Of The Cinema Kid; designs in wood & metal by Bruce Chandler with an introduction by Thomas Heffernan

by Lavin, Stuart R.

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Published
1969
Condition
Orig. light brown cloth spine and decorated boards. Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$65.00

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Boston: Heron Press, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. light brown cloth spine and decorated boards. Fine. Unpaginated. 25 x 14 cm. Limited edition of of 150 copies set in Century & Goudy and printed on Fabriano. This copy signed in pencil as artists proof. Signed by Stuart R. Lavin, 3/25/70 on title page.
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Paper Back Books A Pocket History

by Tebbel, John

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Published
1964
Condition
Full tan calf. Aeg. Fine
Edition
First printing
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$200.00

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New York: Pocket Back Books, Inc, 1964. First printing. leather_bound. Full tan calf. Aeg. Fine. 70 pages. 17 x 10.5 cm. Bound by Monastery Hill Press of Chicago founded by Ernst Hertzberg, and stamp signed in gilt "Hertzberg Monastery Hill" inside back cover. Presents a history from its earliest days in the 19th century through the present. Marbled… Read more
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$200.00
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Paper Back Books A Pocket History

by Tebbel, John

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Published
1964
Condition
Full brown morocco. Aeg. Fine
Edition
First printing
Item Price
$200.00

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New York: Pocket Back Books, Inc, 1964. First printing. leather_bound. Full brown morocco. Aeg. Fine. 70 pages. 17 x 10.5 cm. Bound by Monastery Hill Press of Chicago founded by Ernst Hertzberg, and stamp signed in gilt "Hertzberg Monastery Hill" inside back cover. Presents a history from its earliest days in the 19th century through the present. Marbled… Read more
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Papermaking By Hand In America

by Hunter, Dard

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Published
1950
Condition
Unbound in original sheets. Fine in fine linen covered chemise in original red/brown morocco and linen clamshell case, spine let
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$8,000.00

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Chillicothe: Dard Hunter, 1950. First edition. Hardcover. Unbound in original sheets. Fine in fine linen covered chemise in original red/brown morocco and linen clamshell case, spine lettered in gilt. 326 pages. Folio, 43 x 30 cm. Limited edition signed by Dard Hunter, copy 8 of 210, 200 of which were for sale; however, as noted in his own… Read more
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Wood Engravings Notes on the Craft by Barry Moser

by Moser, Barry

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Published
1979
Condition
Orig. blue/gray illustrated stiff wrappers, front cover lettered in red and black. Fine
Edition
First edition
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$175.00

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Northampton: Pennyroyal Press, 1979. First edition. Stiff Wraps. Orig. blue/gray illustrated stiff wrappers, front cover lettered in red and black. Fine. Moser, Barry. 27 (6) Pages. 27 x 20 cm. Limited edition, copy 91 of 350, signed presentation copy by Moser "for Alex." Engravings printed from the original blocks, the book dedicated to Harold Patrick McGrath. Engravings in… Read more
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The Tragedie Of King Lear Newly Printed from the Folio of 1623

by Shakespeare, William

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Published
1927
Condition
Orig. publisher's quarter brown oasis morocco and thick light brown boards, Very good
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$995.00

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London: Shakespeare Head Press, 1927. Hardcover. Orig. publisher's quarter brown oasis morocco and thick light brown boards, Very good. Nash, Paul. 109 pages in text. 33 x 25 cm. Limited edition, one of 100 this copy unnumbered, on Batchelor's Kelmscott hand-made paper which was bound in vellum or oasis morocco (this copy in the latter). Signed by Paul… Read more
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The Bibliography Of Walt Whitman

by Shay, Frank

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Published
1920
Condition
Orig. buff boards, front cover paper label. Very good
Edition
First edition
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$75.00

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New York: Friedmans', 1920. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. buff boards, front cover paper label. Very good. 46 pages. 18 x 12 cm. Limited edition, one of 500 copies this one marked "Editorial." Signed presentation copy by the author "To Gerald Seabury with sincerest wishes from a humble Whitmanea, July 28/1920." Ex-library bllindstamp. Covers dusty.
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The Early Printers' Chapel in England

by Avis, F.C.

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Published
1971
Condition
Orig. crimson cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$55.00

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London: F.C. Avis, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. crimson cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper. Index. Compact and succinct, yet the most complete accountof the printing companionship in England between 1476 and 1800. The origin of the name is sought. A large collection of Chapel rules, with appropriate sanctions, is included. Limited edition, copy 76 of 350. … Read more
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