London: James Duncan, 1826. First edition, first issue with line 15, p. 75, reading "found," and pages 12... Read More about An Essay on Mind, with Other Poems
Birmingham: John Baskerville, Printer to the University, 1763. The third variant of the Subscriber's list, with the most names, ending with that of the Hon. Charles York, Esq, Attorney General. Baskerville's Masterpiece, in Staggemeier & Welcher Binding. The 1763 edition of Baskerville's Bible has always been recognised as his masterpiece... Read More about The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New: Translated out of the Original Tongues...
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1846. First book edition of Harper Bible (first issued in 54 parts). Harper Bible in Deluxe American binding. A copy in deluxe binding of the first complete book edition of the Harper Bible. "...this Harper publication was a remarkable production for its time and place... Read More about The Illuminated Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated Out of the Original...
Edinburgh: Peter Hill, 1809. Read More about Translations and Paraphrases, In Verse; of Several Passages of Sacred Scripture. Collected and...
Belfast: Marcus Ward & Co Limited, . Printed in Gold. An unusual work, printed entirely in gold. Read More about The Golden Gospel. Being the Gospel According to St. John
New York: American Bible Society, 1859. Read More about The New Testament of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, translated out of the Greek
Rheims: John Fogny, 1582. First Catholic Bible (New Testament) in English. THE FIRST ROMAN CATHOLIC NEW TESTAMENT IN ENGLISH. Very scarce first edition of the important Rheims New Testament, the first Roman Catholic version in English, translated from the Vulgate.Like the Geneva Bible, the Rheims New Testament was "produced by... Read More about The New Testament of Jesus Christ, Translated Faithfully into English, out of the authentical...
Philadelphia: Printed for Sower & Jones … by Jacob Johnson & Co, [1794-6]. Eighth edition. Early American printing of the Water Poet John Taylor's (1580-1654) miniature "Thumb Bible," an epitome of the Bible illustrated with woodcuts. First published in London in 1614 and in the United States in New York... Read More about The Thumb Bible] The Bible. The Eighth Edition
New York: Oxford University Press. American Branch, n.d. [ca. 1960s?]. A lovely reprint of the 1896 Oxford miniature Bible. Read More about The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments …
Reading: Gottlob Jungmann, 1805. Important German-American Bible. A landmark in American bible printing, this is the first German-American Bible printed outside of Philadelphia, and the first Bible printed in Reading. A significant edition, both in size and scope, this marked the spread of German printers and the more local production... Read More about Biblia, das ist: die Ganze Göttliche Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments, nach der...
London: 1892-1920. [With:] The Library … Fourth Series Volume I. [1920-1]. Read More about Transactions of the Bibliographical Society. Volume One, Number One-Volume XV, with Index for I-X
London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1903. An Arts and Craft binding by one E.W., who is perhaps the American Ellen Woolrich. She exhibited her bindings in the 1903 Arts & Craft Exhibition Society show (cf. Tidcombe, Women Bookbinders, p. 173). Read More about Bacon [The Essays of Bacon
London: George Bell, 1898. One of 500 copies, printed by the Chiswick Press. Limited Edition of Thomas Browne, in an Unusual Viennese Binding. Read More about Religio Medici
Paris: Auguste Aubry, 1862. In Hand-Painted Vellum Binding. Read More about Marguerite d'Angouleme (Sœur de François 1er) Son Livre de Depenses (1540-1549) Etude sur ses...
San Francisco: A.M. Robertson, 1899. Edition de luxe, no. 24 of 52 hand-illuminated copies, numbered and signed by the author. Read More about A Season Sowing
London: George G. Harrap & Co, . Read More about Elizabethan Lyrics. A Critical Anthology
Paris: Librairie Plon, . Read More about Henriette d’Angleterre et La Cour de Louis XIV
Edinburgh: William P. Nimmo, [ca. 1840]. Read More about Ballads: Scottish and English
London: Published by John Sharpe, c 1820. Printed by Howlett & Brimmer, Soho. Engraved tiytle-pages by C. Wittingham. Read More about Elegeant Extracts from the Most Eminent British Poets (5 of 6); Elegant Epistles from the Most...
[Leiden]: Ex. Officina Plantiniana Raphelengii, 1611. Finely Bound Plantin Press Printing of 4 Books of the Hebrew Bible. The first four books of the Prophets — Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings — of the Hebrew Bible, printed by the heirs of Franciscus Raphelengius, who ran the Leiden branch of the press... Read More about Libri Iehosuah, Iudicum, Samuelis et Regum, Hebraice: Cum interlineari versione Xantis Pagnini;...
Vienna: produced by the studio of Brüder Nedomansky, 1902. Sumptuous German Presentation Testimonial, 1902. An extremely attractive and well-produced artifact. The layout of the text is impeccable, the lettering faultless, while the binding was intended to be a showpiece, and succeeds.UNIQUE. Read More about A testimonial, hand-lettered in German in black, gold, red and silver inks, presented to...
New Haven: Nath. Whiting, 1836. A life of Christ for German-Americans, in a contemporary American binding. Read More about Lebensgeschichte unseres Herrn und Heilandes Jesu Christi
Philadelphia: John Grigg, 1825. A leather chemise sewn over the book has kept the original binding in a remarkable state of preservation. Read More about Opera
Cambridge: Printed by J. Smith … for Rivingtons [et al], 1833. A lovely, characteristic binding dating from the period prior to the formalization of the Trautz-Bauzonnet partnership, signed at the tail of the spine. Read More about The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments
Paris: Lemerre, 1869. First edition, one of 350 copies on papier vergé de Hollande of a total edition of 360. The first edition of Verlaine's third book, one of 350 copies on papier vergé de Hollande, in a fine binding by PAUL BONET (1889-1971).Fêtes galantes, a collection of delicate, sonorous..... Read More about Fêtes Galantes
Paris: E prelis fratrum Mame, 1808. Lovely French Binding from the Marquis of Ormonde's Library. The works of Roman poet Horace, together in a beautiful French red morocco binding. Lovely example of the work of the Parisian bookbinder, mentioned in contemporary almanachs only for the years 1815 and 1816. This... Read More about Carmina. edition Stereotypa Herhan