London: Printed for Private Circulation Only, 1922-36. First edition, one of 200 sets. T.J. Wise, in the Original... Read More about The Ashley Library
Paris &Bourdeaux: Francisque Lefrançois & Mel Monastre-Picmilh, 1923. The Sale catalogue of the collection of books of Monsieur Moura with 1144 entires. inscribed onthe front free-endpaper. Read More about Catalogue deBeaux lLvres Anciens Rares et Curieux. Composant la Bibliothèque de M. Éduard Moura
New York: Printed for the Friends of A. Edward Newton, Esq [Aquatone Edward Stern & Co., Inc. Philadelphia], 1934. First edition of 300 copies signed by Newton. Signed by Newton. The poem, written by Elkins, was given to Newton to read who was so amused with it that he took..... Read More about Eddie Newton's Ride or the Diverting History of A. Edward
Philadelphia: December 9, 1931. “Your disposition of the prize for the essay, The Ideal Book, is entirely satisfactory to me.” The letter refers to The Ideal Book. Two Essays Jointly Awarded the Prize Offered By the Limited Editions Club for the Best Essay upon the Subject by Porter Garnett and..... Read More about Typed Letter, signed (“A. Edward Newton”), to George Macy, President of the Limited Editions...
Philadelphia: June 8, 1926. Readin in part, “Please send me Item 83 — Old Bibles, and Item 96 — Binding, listed in your recent catalogue. Also Item 705. Thank you for your nice note anent the ‘Amenities.’ But why is the price so low?” Newton has affixed the listing for..... Read More about Typed Letter, signed (“A. Edward Newton”), to N.J. Bartlett Company, ordering books
Philadelphia: Univ. of Penn. Press, 1936. First Edtition. Inscribed: "My friend Carl H. Pforzheimer will need no other monument than his library. page 66. A Edward Newton. Oct 21, 1936." With a fine 4pp. ALs from Newton to Pforzheimer about his daughter's stay with the Pforzheimers. "[King] Edward had laid..... Read More about Bibliography and Pseudo-Bibliography
Boston: 1933. No. 570 of 1351 copies of the Dream Children Edition, with signed quotation by A.E.N. Read More about Endpapers, Library Recreation
Boston: Little, Brown, 1930. Williams, Gluyas. Limited edition, no. 446 of 500 copies, signed by author. Read More about A Tourist In Spite of Himself
Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1921. First edition. Read More about A Magnificent Farce and Other Diversions of a Book-Collector
Boston: Little, Brown, 1930. First Impression of the First Trade edition. Read More about A Tourist in Spite of Himself
Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1926. First edition, Number 64 of 375 copies, signed. Read More about In Quest of the Perfect Book. Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman
Boston: Little, Brown, 1930. First Impression of the Trade edition. Read More about The Magic of the Book
Rolls House: 8 August 1856. Read More about Autograph Letter, signed (“F. Palgrave”), to John Marlowe
Paris: Renouard, 1822. Excellent bibliographic miscellany, giving accounts of the Roxburghe sale, and reviews of translations of T.F. Dibdin’s Tour of France and Germany, and notices of other Dibdin publications.Peignot was also author of a Manuel bibliographique (1800) and Curiosités bibliographiques (1804). Read More about Variétés, Notices et Raretés Bibliographiques; Recueil Faisant Suite aux Curiosités...
Paris: Ernest Gründ, 1926-7. First edition. A listing of works published since 1789. It includes new impressions and new editions of 18th century works. There are indices of the principle memoirs, persons and letters of the 18th century and an author catalogue. Read More about Répertoire Général des Ouvrages Modernes Relatifs au Dix-Huitième Siècle Français...
M[iddle] H[ill]: 2 D[ec] 1857. A genealogical enquiry, reading in part, “The box & Patent are come safe & I am much obliged to you. I have no fault to find in the matter, except with my FATHER. I enclose you 2 Pedigrees which I have just set up as..... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed (“T. Phillipps”), to “My dear Sir Charles” [George Young, Garter...
M[iddle] H[ill]: January 14, 1854. The famed mansuscript collector Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872) bosts of a recent genealogical manuscript aquisition. Reading in part, “A very curious document has been sent to me this week from Ireland — no less than “an enquiry into the origin of Thos Molyneaux the Chancellor,”..... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed (“Thos Phillipps”), to “My dear Sharp”
Venice: Carlo Palese, sold by Lorenzo Baseggio, 1787. First edition. Pinelli Library Catalogue with Prices Realized. A beautiful, large-margined copy of the catalogue of the great Pinelli library in Venice, written by Abbé Morelli, of the Biblioteca Marciana, for the purposes of dispersal. The library was assembled over the course..... Read More about Bibliotheca Maphaei Pinellii Veneti Magno Jam Studio Collecta, a Jacopo Morellio Bibliothecæ...
Paris: Librairie Morgand, printed by L. Daniel of Lille, 1899. Copy No. 49 of 350 numbered copies. Beautifully illustrated catalogue of the library collected by Auguste and Eugène Dutuit including 789 items, each of which is described with extensive notes, and many of which are illustrated by the stunning chromolithographs..... Read More about La Collection Dutuit Livres et Manuscrits
Providence [Rhode Island]: Sidney S. Rider, 1878. Edition of 250 copies. Describes the libraries of John Carter Brown, Joseph J. Cooke, John R. Bartlett, Royal C. Taft, Alexander Farnum, C. Fiske Harris and the author's own. Read More about Private Libraries of Providence, with a Preliminary Essay on the Love of Books
London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1893. No. 103 of 350 copies. Facsimile of the Information for Pilgrims, printed in 1498 by Wynkyn de Worde. With an inscription on the front flyleaf from Kermit Roosevelt (1889-1943) to cosmopolitan Lebanese-American businessman and bibliophile Francis Kettaneh, who was a close friend of the Roosevelt..... Read More about Information for Pilgrims unto the Holy Land
Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1927. First trade edition. Inscribed "Clarence Dillon with the kind regards of A.S. W. Rosenbach. November 30, 1927." Read More about Books and Bidders: The Adventures of a Bibliophile
Oxford: Printed for presentation to the Roxburghe Club, 1988. First edition. Read More about The Building Accounts of Christ Church Library, 1716-1779 : A Transcription, with an Introduction...
Printed for the Roxburghe Club, 2002. Limited edition of an unspecified number. A facsimile of the letters of advice written by the Wizard Earl, Henry, Ninth Earl of Northumberland, to his son Algernon, while imprisoned in the Tower for alleged involvement in the Gunpowder Plot. Read More about The Wizard Earl's Advice to his Son: A Facsimile and Transcript from the Manuscripts of ......
Edinburgh: Printed for Private Circulation, 1837. First Edition, one of 50 copies. The "Roxburghe Revels" of the title refers to a manuscript detailing the extra-bibliophilic activities (i.e. eating and drinking) and literary pretensions of the Roxburghe Club. The Revels were compiled by member Joseph Haslewood (1769-1833) and were purchased for..... Read More about Roxburghe Revels and other Relative Papers; Including Answers to the Attack on the Memory of the...
Washington, D.C: May 1858. Sherman was arguably the greatest American autograph collector of the 19th Century.Tazewell (1774- 1860) was a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator from and the 26th Governor of Virginia. Read More about Autograph Letter, signed, to Hon. Littleton W. Tazewell asking for autograph and sending him...