ca. 1833 [paper watermaked 1833]. A most unusual mosaic binding, with the use of hundreds of small multicolored... Read More about Blank album
Paris: Librairie Paul Jammes, 1961. One of 110 copies, this being No. 54. Read More about La Réforme de la Typographie Royale sous Louis XIV: Le Grandjean
Monte Carlo, Monaco: Sotheby's Monaco, 1987. Read More about Bibliothèque Marcel Jeanson. Première Partie. Chasse
Cambridge: Printed for the Author, . Second Edition. Book I of Jenkin's work first appeared in Boston in 1791 as a small 32pp. pamphlet. It appears here in its greatly expanded form. The author's original plan to extend the set to seven volumes seems never to have materialized. Jenkins' system..... Read More about The Art of Writing Reduced to a Plain and Easy System on a Plan Entirely New, in Seven Books
Cambridge: Printed for the Author, . Second edition. Book I of Jenkin's work first appeared in Boston in 1791 as a small 32pp. pamphlet. It appears here in its greatly expanded form. The author's original plan to extend the set to seven volumes seems never to have materialized. Jenkins' system..... Read More about The Art of Writing Reduced to a Plain and Easy System on a Plan Entirely New, in Seven Books
London: for Thomas Glass, 1731. Later edition. A generously illustrated manual for the 17th- and18th-century print and map seller, with detailed instructions for the making, printing, and presentation of prints. Originally published in 1652 under the title, A BOOK OF DRAWING, LIMNING, WASHING OR COLORING OF MAPS AND PRINTS, and..... Read More about Albert Durer Revived: or, a Book of Drawing, Limning, Washing, or Coloring of Maps and Prints:...
New York: Anderson Galleries, 1912. Read More about The Library of Mr. Charles C. Johnston of Chicago : a remarkable collection of fine books : to be...
New York: Ortgies and Co. Fifth Avenue Galleries, April, 1889. Read More about Bibliotheca Excellentissima, being an extremely choice and valuable Collection of Books,...
New York: 127 Fulton Street; 22 East 41 st. General Office and Factories, Hobeken, No, . Read More about Catalogue of Keuffel & Esser Co. Manufacturers and Importers; Drawing Materials; Surveying...
Boston: L.C. Page and Company, 1904. Macmanus. Blanche. Fourth Edition. Read More about The Calendar of Omar Khayyám. Being Excerpts from the Quatrains of the Poet of Naishápúr, as...
Newport, R.I: 1885. First edition. "Two hundred copies printed for private distribution." on verso of title page and inscribed on following page "To the Mercantile Library/ with the compliments of/ George Gordon King (His nephew and namesake)" Read More about The Library of George Gordon King (1807-1871) . Part I.-The Books. Catalogued upon the Dictionary...
London: Mr. Sotheby and Son; Parker, Oxford; Deighton, Cambridge; Laing, Edinburgh, 1835. The library was offered in London by a German collector and fetched only £2261. Read More about Catalogue of the Library of Dr. Kloss, of Franckfort a M., Professor ; including many original...
Valencia: Editorial Castalia, 1947. No. 68 of 100 copies on better paper. Translation of two selections from The shadows of the old booksellers (1865) by Charles Knight (1791-1873): from chapter XIV on James Lackington, “the Cobbler turned Bookseller”; and from the Appendix on the “progress of Printing and Bookselling in..... Read More about El Zapatero Librero y La Imprenta en Inglaterra (Dos Relatos). Traducción y prólogo por M....
New York, etc: 1949-1956. In early 1945, Alfred A. Knopf wrote to Prof. Roger Shugg (Princeton class of 1927) at the University of Indiana in Bloomington to offer an editorial job with responsibility for college-level history, politics and social sciences textbooks. Shugg, who had worked for Knopf during the middle..... Read More about Correspondence relating to hiring Roger Shugg for a senior editorial position at Alfred A. Knopf...
Berlin: Bruno Casirer, 1913. with an index of Books with woodcuts printed Lombardy and Piemot. Read More about Die Lombardische Graphik der Renaissance
Paris: chez Guillaume de Bure fils aîné, 1783. First edition. The entire collection, bought first by the marquis of Paulmy and next by le comte d’Artois, forms part of the Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal. A second part of the catalogue appeared in 1788, in 6 volumes. Read More about Catalogue des Livres de la Bibliothèque de feu M. Le Duc de la Vallière. Première partie...
Paris: Charles Mendel, Éditeur, 1893. First edition. Read More about Les Manuscrits et L'Art de Les Orner. Ouvrage Historique et Pratique
[New York]: 1932. The firm of Charles W. Leavitt and Son were well-known landscape and civil engineer/architects of New York whose Library we bought. Read More about Library of Charles Wellford Leavitt and Son. Subject Classification
New York, Norfolk, CT, and Wilson, Wyoming: 1966-1973. To Bill Targ. New Directions publisher James Laughlin writes to Putnam's editor and bibliophile William Targ on a variety of publishing and book collecting topics over a span of seven years, including letters of Ezra Pound; inscribed Cocteau editions bought from Jake..... Read More about 2 autograph letters signed, 4 typed letters signed, and 1 typed letter, to William Targ
Cambridge, MA and Norfolk, CT: May 4 - August 24, 1939. Laughlin to fellow young publisher Charles A. Pearce, on Henry Miller, New Directions, etc. A small but rich group of letters from James Laughlin at the outset of his influential publishing career, to Charles A. Pearce, himself about to..... Read More about A collection of 4 typed letters signed ("Jay"), one typed postcard signed and one...
Boston: Estes and Lauriat 301-305 Washington Street Opp. 'Old South' Church, 1891. Sets. Read More about Estes and Lauriat's 13th Annual Holiday Catalogue 1891-92. Books at 25 to 50% Reduction
Los Angeles: Kenneth Karmiole, 1985. One of 159 copies. Read More about Johann Zainer The Elder & Younger. Translated from the German by Ruth Schwab-Rosenthal....
n.p: Printed for the Book Club of California, 1957. One of 300 copies designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy. Read More about The Garden of Health An Account of Two Herbals The Gart der Gesundheit and the Hortus Sanitatis
Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers. No. 10 Milk Street, Feby. 8 1895. Reading in part: "We are printing the Volume 3d-Summer-but there are 35 forms, and Wilson says it will take seven days longer..." Read More about Autograph Letter, signed, in pencil. To Mr. Hardy With note from Mr Hardy to Mr. Price at bottom...
Paris: Firmon Didot Frères, 1855. First edition. "This volume treats exclusively of composition, and is most elaborate and minute in its instruction. Originally written for private use, the author was prevailed upon to publish the work, which he also extended...When first out of his time in 1813, he could compose..... Read More about Guide Pratique du Compositeur d'Imprimerie Tyographique