London: W.H. Allen, . Fore-edge of Hampton Court Palace. Read More about The Royal Kalender and Court and City Register for England, Scotland and the Colonies...for the...
London: Chatto & Windus, 1924. First edition, number 87 of 280 copies. Read More about Nothing or the Bookplate
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers, . First American edition. Read More about Bibliotheca Corviniana. The Library of King Matthias Corvinus of Hungary
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1923. First American edition. Read More about The Private Papers of a Bankrupt Bookseller
New York: December 26, 1936. To Alfred Knopf, praising Max Perkins. Davenport writes to publisher Alfred Knopf saying she's been in bed with the flu since she saw him at Carnegie Hall, and thanking him for the Christmas gift of a book: "It is undoubtedly a magnificent tribute to your..... Read More about Typed letter signed ("Marcia Davenport"), to Alfred Knopf
[London?]: 9 January 1766. Farneworth's Machiavelli was first published in 1762, and again in 1775, by Davies, Dodsley, and others. Read More about Autograph Document, signed, "Rec'd of Mr. James Dodsley Twenty one pounds for half share of...
[New York]: Deluxe Editions: Illustrated Editions [Printed by J. J. Little & Ives Company], [co. 1932]. Read More about The Confessions of an English Opium-Eater
Brussels: 1958. First edition. Read More about Medieval Illuminations, from the Library of Burgundy to the Department of Manuscripts of the...
London: The Imprint, . First edition. This reprint of an extract from the Bibliographical Decameron appeard a few pages at a time as a separately paginated supplement to the typographical periodical "The Imprint," a title page being include in the first number. The work was left unfinished when The Imprint..... Read More about Printers Devices. Being a Partial reprint of the Fifth and Sixth Days Delectable Discourses...
Paris: Vente à L'Hotel des Commissaires-Priseurs, 1878-1884. With prices realized and an Index. Read More about Catalogue des Livres Précieux, Manuscrits et Imprimés faisant partie de la Bibliothèque...
With the symbolic bookplate of Afrikaans poet and pioneering ethologist Eugène Marais. The bookplate measures 4-3/4 x 6-1/4 inches, and was designed by James J. Guthrie (his monogram at lower left); printed: London, 1897. The motto, Dit of Dood, translates as “This or Death” ; in The Dark Stream. The..... Read More about Tractatus de prescriptionibus.] [Running title:] Tractatus prescriptionum. 35 leaf fragment
Philadelphia: Dec 27th, 1798. Dobson's printed address is given as "Bookseller & Stationer at the Stone House No. 41 So. 2nd Street."; i.e. between Chestnut and Market. The receipt issued to a Mr. Lynch lists a Ledger, consisting of 4 quires, costing 3 dollars and 62 1/2 cents; fifty quills..... Read More about Partly-printed receipt signed by Philadelphia bookseller Thomas Dobson to Mr. Lynch for a ledger,...
Christie's, 1987-1990. Compiled by Paul Needham and Felix de Marex Oyens. With “European and American Paintings, Prints, Furniture and Works of Art” (in wraps).Lacking the index volume. Read More about The Estelle Doheny Collection
Christie's, 1987-1990. Compiled by Paul Needham and Felix de Marex Oyens.Six volumes and index; plus “European and American Paintings, Prints, Furniture and Works of Art” (in wraps). Read More about The Estelle Doheny Collection
New York: Doubleday, Page and Co, 1826. Family PresentationCopy, warmly inscribed to Nelson Jr. with love from Russell DoubledayA tale of growing up in the late 19th century in the Dakota TerritoryRussell Doubleday (May 26, 1872 in Brooklyn – June 14, 1949 at Glen Cove, Long Island) was an American..... Read More about Cattle-Ranch to College the True Tale of a Boy's Adventures in the Far West
Boston: Alfred Mudge & Son, Printers, 34 School Street, 1876. Priced. Read More about Catalogue of the Private Library of Samuel Gardner Drake to be sold at the Salesroom of Leonard...
Los Angeles: December 20, 1914. "… You mention a copy of Sister Carrie 1st Edition at $10.00 …" Dreiser writes a Philadelphia bookseller to request a copy of the first edition of his most important novel, Sister Carrie (1900). "Dear Sir: A letter dated Nov. and addressed to me at..... Read More about Autograph Letter Signed ("Theodore Dreiser"), to Philadelphia bookseller Jeremiah F....
Paris: Auguste Fontaine, Libraire, 1874. Number 79 of 100 copies. The Library of Madame du Barry. Printed from one of the 2 original Manuscripts now in the Arsenal Library. Mistress of Louis XV, the Comtesse Du Barry wished to rival her predecessor's library, Madame de Pompadour and had an unknown..... Read More about Catalogue des Livres de Madame du Barry avec les Prix a Versailles, 1771
New York: Anderson Auction Company, 1912. Mr West's interleaved notes on some pages refer heavily to what Mr L.C. Harper in 1919 told him about the sale including "this sale was a perfectly good fake, that many of the books catalogued did not come from Dulle's (sic) collection...I attended one..... Read More about Sporting and colored plate books, the library of the late William C. Dulles of Philadelphia, Pa....
Austin: W. Thomas Taylor, 1983. First edition. One of 325 copies signed by the author, designed by Carol J. Blinn, and printed by Daniel Keleher. The Paper is Frankfurt Cream, the type is monotype Perpetua. Read More about The Doors of Perception. Essays in Book Typography
London: Printed for C. Corbett, opposite St. Dunstan's Church, Fleet Street, n.d. [ca. 1740?]. Later edition of the work first published in 1691, and frequently reprinted since. 'some pages have ornaments used by Henry Woodfall and another printer. Woodfall died in 1747 but the work does not look 1750-ish. Possibly..... Read More about Religio Bibliopol. The Religion of a Bookseller. After the Manner of the Religio Medici, ! by the...
Strassburg: J. H. Ed. Heitz (Heitz & Mündel), 1903. Read More about Versuch einer Dürer Bibliographie
New York: Archway Press, 1947. First Edition. Read More about The History of Susanna. From the Apocrypha of the Hebrew Bible according to the King James...
Mt. Vernon NY: William Edwin Rudge, 1930. First Edition, No. 238 of 250 copies, signed by the author. An engaging set of letters to an author from one who has been commissioned to illustrate his book, and a classic argument in favor of book illustrations. Read More about Form Letters: Illustrator to Author
New York: New York Public Library, 1940. One of only 400 numbered copies. A fabulous study of 8 English illuminated manuscripts of the early 14th century. The importance of these manuscripts rests in the evidence they provide of the "transition from the theocracy of the Gothic Middle Ages toward the..... Read More about The Tickhill Psalter and Related Manuscripts. A School of Manuscript Illumination in England...