Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1789. Read More about Alphabetum Aethiopicum sive Gheez et Amhharicum, cum Oratione dominicali, Salutatione angelica,...
A specialty of James Cummins Bookseller - Rare and sought after books on book-collecting, publishing history, incunabula, book-plates, fore-edge painting, bookbinding, auction and trade catalogues, bibliographies and the history of printing.
Oxford: Printed at the Clarendon Press, 1811. Contemporary Cathedral Binding, with a Fore-Edge Painting. Beautiful and unusually elegant binding, decorated with a fine painting of a cathedral along the fore-edge. Read More about The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of...
New York: George Braziller, . The Duke of Berry was a great collector of anything beautiful, from gems to castles. His library was surely one of the most remarkable of his collections, and included the Très Riches Heures and the Belles Heures, both illustrated by the famous Limbourg Brothers, as..... Read More about The Grand Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry. Introduction and Legends by Marcel Thomas
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Company, 1899. First edition. Read More about English Embroidered Bookbindings
Paris: Aulard for the Bibliothèque national, 1947. Landmark Exhibition Catalogue. Landmark catalogue of the Society's first exhibition, for which its president André Rodocanachi was mainly responsible, and at which a large number of contemporary bindings were exhibited. Read More about Société de la Reliure Originale. Catalogue de l'exposition. La reliure originale
Paris: Jules Bonaventure for the author, 1869-73. Binder's Copy. Read More about Album de Reliures Artistiques & Historiques, accompagné de notes explicatives par le...
NOT LOUISVILLE, KY. Tipped into a copy of Robert Pollok's The Course of Time. 12mo NY, 1832 in contemporary black morocco. Read More about Bookplate of the Butternuts Library at Louisville (New York) ---No. 322 with abstract from the...
[New York]: circa 1790's ? This would have been Killian K. Van Rensselaer, (1763-1845), a lawyer and representing New York in Congress from the Seventh Congress (1801) through the Eleventh Congress (1811). Peter Rushton Maverick (1755-1807), originally a silversmith and from an engraving family in England, was a New York..... Read More about Engraved armorial bookplate of K[illian] K. Van Rensselaer of New York, with the motto “Vertus...
Wien, Pest, Leipzig: A. Hartlebens Verlag, 1882. First Edition. A wonderful book. Read More about Illustrirte Geshichte der Buchdruckerkunst
Cambridge: Harvard College Library, 1947. First American Edition, one of 40 on India paper of a worldwide edition of 510 copies. Read More about Luminario, or the third chapter of the Liber Elementorum Litterarum: On the Construction of Roman...
Paris: Damascène Morgand et Charles Fatout Libraires, 55 Passgedes Panoramas, 1876-1893. First edition. A complete list of these wonderful Bookseller's catalogues, with prices. Read More about Bulletin de la Librairie Morgand et Fatout
Oxford: Published by William Pickering, London, 1826. Oxford English Classics. Printed by Talboys and Wheeler, Oxford. Read More about The Life of Samuel Johnson
Paris: Édouard Rouveyre, Éditeur, 1891. No. 637 of 650 copies on Vélin teinté (of 750 total copies). A work on French tastes in book collecting. Read More about Des Livres Modernes qu’il convient d’acquérir
Paris: Librairie Charavay Freres, 1885. Complete series of sale catalogues of Bovet's immense collection of autographs. Read More about Lettres Autographes composant la Collection de M. Alfred Bovet
nd. Marion Boyars and John Calder started Calder and Boyars in the 1960s and started her own firm in 1975. She died in 1999 at age of 71. The sentiemnt may refer to her split with Calder. Read More about Self Portrait, with "The day after the saddest day of my life." beneath it
New York: American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1931. Signed by Bradley. Read More about Fifty Books of the Year [1931
nd. Braziller is a publisher. Read More about Self Portraits of Mike and Karen Braziller
New York: D. Appleton, 1860. First edition. Pioneer of Sporting Journalism. The biography of Porter, who in 1831 founded the American sporting periodical 'spirit of the Times," and served as its editor from 1835 to 1850. He also edited the American Turf Register and Sporting Magazine from 1840-1844, and the..... Read More about Life of William T. Porter
London: W. Clarke, 1819. First edition. A history of British libraries, with chapters on the British Museum, Bodleian, Cambridge, and other public libraries, and chapters on private libraries and libraries sold at auction. Beckford helped in the making of this volume, and “A Dialogue in the Shades” (bound in at..... Read More about Repertorium Bibliographicum; or, Some Account of the Most Celebrated British Libraries. [Compiled...
Bombay [India]: March 1918. 'The Same Pleasure and Advantages as the British'. A British Raj era letter, written by the Marchioness of Willingdon, while in India with her husband, Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon, who was serving as Governor of Bombay. Lady Willingdon organized the Bombay Presidency War and..... Read More about Typed letter signed Lady Marie Willingdon ("Marie Willingdon") to the Rajsaheb...
September 6, 1876. Printed on Satin. Read More about Broadsheet on Satin: Chesnut St. Theatre. Souvenir of the 100th Performance of "Our...
North Wolcott, [Vermont]: 1865. An excellent example of a late 19th-century auction broadside, with its characteristic bold typesetting. Read More about Broadside: Auction Sale! To Close The Subscriber will sell at public auction on Saturday Sept....
London: Published by the Society of Antiquaries of London, 1866. First edition. Read More about Catalogue of a Collection of Printed Broadsides in the Possession of the Society of Antiquaries...
London: Ellis and Elvey, 1891. First edition, one of 100 copies, with six copies of large paper. An important library containing 170 volumes with fore-edge painting by Vecellio, from the famous Pillone library which are listed at pp.662-680 of Volume II, "Collected at the close of the sixteenth century by..... Read More about Catalogue of the Manuscripts and Printed Books Collected by Thomas Brooke F. S. A. and Preserved...
London: William Brown, 130 Old Street, St. Luke's, 1837. First edition. Read More about A Catalogue of Books, English and Foreign, consisting of a Very Extensive Collection of Divinity,...