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Meister Eckhart's Sermon on Beati Pauperes Spiritu

Meister Eckhart's Sermon on Beati Pauperes Spiritu

by Eckhart, Meister; Blakney, Raymond Bernard (Translator)

Pawlet, VT: Claude Fredericks, 1960. Limited Edition. wraps. Fine. Printed by Claude Fredericks in an edition of 220 copies. ix pp. 4to. Loose signatures in brown wraps. Clean and crisp within. Housed in original manila envelope with printer's return address printed on front, small tears at flap.
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$50.00
The Oldest Christmas Story

The Oldest Christmas Story

by Volk, Kurt H

Privately Printed, 1938. First Edition, Limited to 500 copies, this being No. 448. 4to. [16] pp (on double leaves, untrimmed). Designed and set in Hammer Unciale type by the author. Beautifully illustrated throughout by E. C. Line. Printed in 29 colors and gold initials on Roma paper made by hand in the same method and with the same texture since the 13th century by Pietro Milani, Fabriano, Italy. Foreword by Dr. Roelif H. Brooks. Bound in red silk moire with gilt lettering in publisher's clear plastic... Read more
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$263.00
Rivers in the desert

Rivers in the desert

by Millican, John

Esher: Penmiel Press, 1982 31, [1] pages. Frontispiece. 16 other plates on various Japanese papers bound in. Numbered 59 of just 60 copies printed. Signed at the colophon by author, artist and Edward Burrett, the printer. Bound in paper covered boards with paper label to the front. Glassene jacket has some tears to the edges. Some light staining to the front board. Bookplate of Clinton E. Geiser to the front pastedown, with the presentation inscription from Burrett above.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover.... Read more
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£145.00
Theodor Seuss Geisel Reminiscences & Tributes

Theodor Seuss Geisel Reminiscences & Tributes

by Lathem, Edward Connery; editor

Hanover, NH: Dartmouth College / Stinehour Press, 1996. One of 2000 copies of this collection of tribute speeches given at a memorial gathering for Theodor Geisel: Dr. Seuss. Small finely-printed paperback in a grey wrapper. Hint of wear, seems unread; jacket faded near the spine, crease to rear flap. Text clean; 49 pages + colophon. . First Edition. Paperback. Fine/Very Good. 5" by 6½". Limited Edition.
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$18.00
'From an Almanack, 1726'; Rider's British Merlin, Adorn'd with many Varieties and Useful Verities, for the Year of Lord God, 1726, Fitted for all Capacities within the Islands of Great Britain and Ireland

'From an Almanack, 1726'; Rider's British Merlin, Adorn'd with many Varieties and Useful Verities, for the Year of Lord God, 1726, Fitted for all Capacities within the Islands of Great Britain and Ireland

by Rider, Cardanus; Reddick, Peter (Illustrations)

Llandogo, Monmouthshire: The Old Stile Press, 2009. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Reddick, Peter. Number 14 of 150 copies, quarto size, [56] pp., signed by Peter Reddick, with Christmas card from the Old Stile Press. Originally printed by E. and R. Nutt for the Company of Stationers, in 1726. Nicolas McDowall, printer at The Old Stile Press, has long admired this particular Almanack, both for its beautiful binding and typographic composition, which prompted him to pursue a new printing of the... Read more
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$110.00
British Private Press Prospectuses, 1891-2001

British Private Press Prospectuses, 1891-2001

by Butcher, David

(Risbury, Herefordshire): The Whittington Press, 2001. Limited Edition. Leather. Fine. No. VII of forty of the deluxe version, quarto size, 161 pp. No. VII of forty of the deluxe version, out of a total edition of 350, bound in full Oasis leather with endpapers marbled by Christopher Rowlatt, with a separate portfolio of original prospectuses. The book's Introduction points out that an alternate title for this work might have been "The pleasures of private press prospectuses", as these prospectuses... Read more
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$1,320.00
Pulling Wire

Pulling Wire

by Barry Lopez

One of 230 copies. Beautiful letterpress printed edition in wrappers. Fine condition.
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$120.00
On Conciliation with the Colonies and Other Papers on the American Revolution

On Conciliation with the Colonies and Other Papers on the American Revolution

by [LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB] BURKE, Edmund

Lunenberg, VT: Stinehour Press for The Limited Editions Club, 1975. Limited edition, number 605 of 2000 copies signed by the illustrator. Fine save a few marks on slipcase. Tall octavo. Illustrated by Lynd Ward. Original decorated cloth; original glassine; publisher's board slipcase. Edited by Peter J. Stanlis.
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$70.00
The Spectator

The Spectator

by [LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB] ADDISON, James; Richard STEELE; and others

London: The Curwen Press for The Limited Editions Club, 1970. Limited edition, number 605 of 1500 copies signed by the illustrator. Light wear to glassine, otherwise fine. Quarto. Illustrated by Lynton Lamb. Original decorated cloth; original glassine; publisher's board slipcase. Selected, Edited and Introduced by Robert Halsband.
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$75.00
The Only Place We Live

The Only Place We Live

by Derleth, August

Iowa City: Prairie Press, 1966. Collection of love poems, companion to the earlier This Wound; with wood engravings by frequent collaborator Utpatel. SIGNED by Derleth, Sincerely, on the free endsheet. Hardcover, quarter brown cloth over green patterned boards, gilt titling; elegant design & typography by Carroll Coleman. Light wear to book, small stains & dents to jacket, minor spine tanning. Text clean; 48 pages + colophon; 8 wood engravings.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very... Read more
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$80.00
Poems & Ballads Second & Third Series

Poems & Ballads Second & Third Series

by MOSHER, Thomas B. (printer); Algernon Charles SWINBURNE

Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1902. A near-fine copy with a short split at head of spine and light soiling to covers. 4to. Title printed in red and black. xi, 327, [1] pages. Original parchment-backed blue boards, printed paper spine label, edges untrimmed, silk page marker (offset). Provenance: Carleton Noyes (1872-1950), American author (bookplate). One of 450 copies on Van Gelder paper.
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$75.00
Gothic Architecture

Gothic Architecture

by Morris, William

London/Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1893. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Gothic Architecture: A Lecture for the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society; by Morris, William. London/Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press. Printed by and sold by William Morris. 1893. Limited First Edition. Second State. 16mo: 5 5/8" x 4" (14.3 x 10.2 cm). Hardcover. Bound in publisher's original quarter Holland-backed blue paper boards, with white linen spine and black titles to cover. One of 1,500 [at two shillings and... Read more
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$775.00
SHAKESPEARE AND SOME COMMENTATORS; An Address to the English Speaking Union at San Francisco, April 25, 1933

SHAKESPEARE AND SOME COMMENTATORS; An Address to the English Speaking Union at San Francisco, April 25, 1933

by SUTRO, Oscar

San Francisco: Privately Printed, 1933. First Edition. 26 pages. The Grabhorn Press. Presentation copy / SIGNED in ink on a front free endpaper. "To my loyal friend Christine Ramsey with high regard Oscar Sutro May 1933". First Edition, limited to 125 copies, privately printed.. Parchment-backed blue boards.Gilt spine titling. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2". Title page illustration and tailpiece from an early edition of Shakespeare. Handset Poliphilus types. Oscar Sutro was a prominent San Francisco attorney and... Read more
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$45.00
Fire to Fire, Poems by Mark Doty

Fire to Fire, Poems by Mark Doty

by Doty, Mark; Schoenfielder, Lisa (Artist)

Winona & Stockton: Sutton Hoo Press, 2004. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Schoenfielder, Lisa. No. 38 of 160 copies, folio size, 51 pp., signed by Mark Doty and Lisa Schoenfielder. Mark Doty (b. 1953) is recognised as one of the most accomplished poets in America; hailed for his elegant, intelligent verse, Doty has often been compared to poets such as Walt Whitman. The recipient of numerous grants and fellowships, Doty has also won a number of prestigious literary awards including the Whiting... Read more
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$770.00
The Overcoat / The Government Inspector

The Overcoat / The Government Inspector

by [LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB] GOGOL, Nikolai

Westport, CT: The Limited Editions Club, 1976. Limited edition, number 605 of 2000 copies signed by the illustrator. Portions of glassine lacking. Quarto. Illustrated by Saul Field. Original two-toned cloth; original glassine; publisher's slipcase. Introduction by Alfred Kazin.
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$50.00
GRACE; THE SNAKES AND THE DOGS.

GRACE; THE SNAKES AND THE DOGS.

by Foss, Phillip, Jr

(Dennis, MA): Salt-Works Press, (1978)., (1978).. Very good. - Octavo, soft cover bound in textured light gray wraps with an illustration in ochre & red on the front wrap. The edges of the wraps are slightly darkened. [20] pages, including a pictorial title plus a colophon illustrated with a vignette in red. Very good. <p>Limited edition of 426 copies signed by the author.<p>Printed on Ticonderoga Colonial White Text with Strathmore Grandee covers and endpapers, printed and hand sewn at... Read more
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$25.00
Dante&#39;s Inferno XXXIV, Together with Artist&#39;s Portfolio of Original Pen and Ink Drawings

Dante's Inferno XXXIV, Together with Artist's Portfolio of Original Pen and Ink Drawings

by Dante Alighieri; Translated By Mark Musa , with Original Woodcuts By Sue Tankersley

Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Design Program, Dept. of Fine Arts , 1964. Copy 9 of a limited edition of twelve copies SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY ARTIST Sue Tankersley, together with her portfolio of 12 original pen and ink drawings on brown paper that served as inspiration for the woodblock prints. The limited edition book contains eleven beautiful woodblock prints with tissue guards and text from Dante translated by Mark Musa in handmade paper covered boards, linen-covered slipcase. The... Read more
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$2,000.00
William Morris Designer

William Morris Designer

by Crow, Gerald H

London: The Studio Ltd, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A nice early survey of of Morris's work. 120 pp. 4to. Blue cloth boards with red embossed titling to cover and spine. Light wear to edges of boards, now in custom-fitted mylar dust jacket. Clean and crisp within. A review copy with review slip tipped onto first free endpaper.
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$25.00
Valenti's Verses

Valenti's Verses

by Angelo, Valenti (Grace Hoper Press)

[San Francisco]: Zamburghers, 1972. 1st. Original wraps. First edition thus, Limited Edition to 126 copies printed by the Grace Hoper Press for the Zamorano-Roxburghe joint meeting of 1972. SIGNED in pencil 'Valenti Angelo.' 8vo. 6 pp. Yellow cardstock covers printed in red; title page printed with large initial 'V" in red; publisher's(?) handmade marbled paper dustjacket. A fine copy in good dustjacket (rear flap separated & laid in; chips & tears; lower 1/3 of rear panel missing). "These verses of... Read more
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$131.00
Ballad of a Sweet Dream of Peace: A Charade For Easter.

Ballad of a Sweet Dream of Peace: A Charade For Easter.

by WARREN, Robert Penn with illustrations by Bill Komodore and score by Alexei Haieff

Dallas: Pressworks, 1980. Signed by Robert Penn Warren and Bill Komodore. Limited edition / First printing of 350 copies. This is copy number 16 and has been signed by Robert Penn Warren and Bill Komodore. A separate edition of the score has been laid in. Black cloth spine with pink, blue and yellow marbeled boards. Very fine, issued without dust jacket. Mylar jacket supplied. All three tipped-in color plates are present. Each is protected by a clear plastic sheet, as issued. The plates are missing from... Read more
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$250.00
The Yangtze Valley and Beyond

The Yangtze Valley and Beyond

by Isabella Bird

Folio Society, 2018. Bird’s monumental journey down the Yangtze river in 19th-century China, featuring over 100 photographs, each carefully restored by Folio. A fine hardcover in the matching slipcase. Some rubbing to slipcase. . Hard Cover. Fine. Slipcase.
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$120.00
British private press prospectuses 1891 - 2001

British private press prospectuses 1891 - 2001

by Butcher, David

Risbury: The Whittington Press, 2001 xii, 147, [3] pages + 16 pages of plates and 6 facsimiles tipped in. 3 facsimile prospectuses are in a pocket to the rear pastedown. Numbered 214 of 350 printed of which 260 were in this format. Bound in patterned paper boards with cloth spine and fore edges. In the original slipcase. In very good condition.. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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£250.00
The Pickwick Papers: Some Bibliographical Remarks

The Pickwick Papers: Some Bibliographical Remarks

by Bay, J. Christian

Chicago: Caxton Club, 1938. "An address delivered before the Caxton Club, January Sixteenth, 1937", discussing the illustrator Robert Seymour's share of the credit for creating Pickwick, and various states of text & one illustration in early issues of the book. Hardcover, full red cloth, gilt titling, blind-stamped decoration. One of 250 copies printed by D.B. Updike at The Merrymount Press in Boston. Light wear to corners; previous owner's name in pencil on front end sheet;... Read more
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$50.00
Saint Dominic&#39;s Press a bibliography 1916 - 1937. With a memoir by Susan Falkner, an introduction by Brocard Sewell, a preface by Michael Taylor and an appendix by Adrian Cunningham

Saint Dominic's Press a bibliography 1916 - 1937. With a memoir by Susan Falkner, an introduction by Brocard Sewell, a preface by Michael Taylor and an appendix by Adrian Cunningham

by Taylor, Michael + Sewell, Brocard

Lower Marston, Risbury: The Whittington Press, 1995 [viii], 180 pages. Numbered 36 of the 100 bound in quarter oasis and including leaves printed at the press and a facsimile of Daisy and Marguerite. Signed by Sewell, Taylor and Falkner. With a portfolio containing a bifolium from Horae Beatae Virginis and a leaf from Lectiones ad Matutinam. According to a printed label inside the portfolio, only about half contain the leaf from Lectiones. Together with a facsimile of Daisy and Marguerite which is in... Read more
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£500.00
LANGSDORFF'S NARRATIVE OF THE REZANOV VOYAGE TO NUEVA CALIFORNIA IN 1806

LANGSDORFF'S NARRATIVE OF THE REZANOV VOYAGE TO NUEVA CALIFORNIA IN 1806

by LANGSDORFF, Doctor Georg H. Von Lagnsdorff

San Francisco: Thomas C. Russell, 1927. First English Language Edition. Cloth-backed Boards. Fine/Very Good. (xiv) 158 (1) pages. SIGNED by Thomas C. Russell in ink on the limitation page. Blue dust jacket with spine title label. Printer's foreword. "An English Translation Revised, with the Teutonisms of the Original Hispaniolized, Russianized, or Anglicized, by Thomas C. Russell". Linen-backed boards. Quarto. Illustrated with portraits (with tissue guards), including frontispiece portrait of Von... Read more
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$485.00