n.p. [London: ca. 1820s]. A blank album, finely bound with a fore-edge scene of Hyde Park Corner. Read More about Fore-edge painting on a blank book
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
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: 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,...
Reading: not for Publication, 1847 [but actually London ca. 1893]. Wise forgery. The most infamous Wise forgery, purporting to be the first edition of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Sonnets from the Portuguese. John Carter and Graham Pollard's exhaustive investigation, presented in their Enquiry into the Nature of Certain Nineteenth Century Pamphlets..... Read More about Sonnets. By E.B.B
Chicago: A. c. McClurg & Co, 1904. First edition. Read More about Florence in the Poetry of the Brownings
Cambridge: Harvard College Library, 1947. First American edition, one of 50 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...
[New York: Canson et Montgolfier, September, 1925]. Number 90 of 500 copies prepared for the Friends of Canson et Montgolfier. COMPLETE. Read More about Book of Paper Specimens Manufactured by Canson et Montgolfier
New York: Published by Dempsey & Carroll, The Art Stationers. Union Square (South-West Corner.), 1890. Read More about Out of the Ashes (Dempsey & Carroll
Philadelphia: Davis & Harvey 1112 Walnut Street, 1904. Read More about The Unique Collection of Engraved portraits of Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin and Gilbert...
North Hills, Pa: Bird & Bull Press, 1982. One of 500 copies. Read More about A Pair on Printing. Atkyns' The Original and Growth of Printing. William Caslon and the first...
New York: W. A. Colman, No. 205 Broadway, December 1837. A 48-page alphabetical listing of books available from his store, without prices. The collection includes agriculture, classical, drawing, sciences and history and some general literature, also some color plate books. Accompanied by a "Confidential Circular Letter" from J. W. Hamilton..... Read More about A Catalogue of New, Curious & Rare Books, most of which are recently imported... offered for...
Boston: C.F. Libbie, 1901. ALL THREE PARTS. with Parts 2 & 3. Read More about Catalogue of the Valuable Private Library of the late Frederick W. French, of Boston, member of...
[Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Propag. Fide, 1785]. First edition. Rare Milestone of Malagasy. Early and important text in tracing the evolution of the Malagasy language, which is the westernmost branch of the Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian family: in other words, it is related to Tagalog, Malay, Maori, and..... Read More about Catéchisme abrégé en la langue de Madagascar, pour instruire sommairement ces peuples, les...
Bruxelles, [Mons]: Librairie Scientifique et Littéraire, 1849. No. 10 of 27 on papier de Hollande reserved for members of La Société des Bibliophiles Belges, this copy for Dr. Victor Francois of Louvain, signed on the limitation page by President Renier Chalon and Secretary Camille Wins. Read More about Album et Oeuvres Poétiques de Marguerite d'Autriche, Gouvernante des Pays-Bas, Publiés en...
Bruxelles: 6 Juin 1868. "J'étais souscripteur à votre excellent Bibliophile illustré qui, malheureusement, ne parait plus …" Reknowned bibliophilic prankster and perpetrator of the Fortsas Sale hoax, Renier Chalon writes to an editor of Bibliophile Illustré, asking for a missing number needed to complete his run of the periodical. "Vous..... Read More about Autograph Letter Signed ("R Chalon"), to an editor of Bibliophile Illustré...
Edinburgh: Privately Printed, 1898. First edition. Inscribed on the front free endpaper, “Thomas Hutchinson Esqr, with all good wishes from C.E. Chambers, Edinburgh. January, 1899." With an ALS laid-in from Chambers to Hutchinson. Chambers’ collection consited mostly of Romantic and Victorian literature, including a large run of Dickens first editions..... Read More about A Catalogue of Some of the Rarer Books, also Manuscripts, in the Collection of C.E.S. Chambers,...
London: Constable & Co, 1930. First Edition, limited to 500 copies. Third volume in the influential series, Bibliographia Studies in Book History and Book Structure 1750-1900, edited by Michael Sadleir. Read More about Cancels
New York: Knickerbocker Auction Rooms Eight West 28th Street, March 19, 20 &21,. lots 1001-1488 are books. Read More about Catalogue of a Most Superb Collection of Extremely Rare and Elaborate Furniture...formed by the...
Kew Richmond Surrey: 22 April, 1954; 20 October, 1954; 30 January, 1955. Cockerell to Paul Standard. Charming letters from the aging museum director, collector, and calligrapher, to his American counterpart Paul Standard, founding member of the Typophiles and champion of calligraphy.In the first, Cockerell expresses his delight on receiving the..... Read More about 3 Autograph Letters, signed (“Sydney Cockerell”), to Stella and Paul Standard
n.p: published by the Class of 1912, 1922. First Edition. Eugene Connett, Factory Manager. Eugene V. Connett, III, (1891-1969) established and ran The Derrydale Press throughout its fifteen year existance 1926-1941, producing about 170 of the finest sporting books ever published in America, plus a series of superb sporting prints..... Read More about Class of 1912 Princeton University Ten Year Record
New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1925. First Edition, One of 485 copies (of which 450 are for sale). Designed by Bruce Rogers. Inscribed on ther front free-endpaper "To my friend/ Col. Marston E. Drake-/ with the regards of one of the/ authors of this biik./ Eldridge L. Adams. July 1928"..... Read More about Joseph Conrad: The Man [and] A Burial in Kent by John Sheridan Zelie. Together with some...
Madrid: Impr. de la "Revista de Arch., Bibliothecas y Museos" 1914-1916. First edition. Read More about Diccionario Biográfico y Bbibliográfico de Calígrafos Españoles
Paris: La Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 1927. One of 625, printed on Navarre paper. Read More about Les Enluminures des Manuscrits du Moyen Age (du VIe au XVe siècle