[Easthampton, Mass: Cheloniidae Press, 1986]. First edition, Number 22 of 35 copies, signed by the artist. One of... Read More about Trout. Brook, Brown & Rainbow
[New York]: An Exhibition at the Grolier Club, December 10, 1975 - January 17, 1976. First edition. One of 1000 copies printed at the Harbor Press. A fine exhibition of sporting books with very informed comments by Mr. Andrews, a preeminent collector of sporting books.Now a standard reference. Read More about Tally Ho! 400 Years of Foxhunting Books, Manuscripts, Prints and Drawings from the collection of...
New York: The Grolier Club, 1971. First edition, one of 1000 copies. Read More about The Library of Jean Grolier. A Preliminary Catalogue … With an Introductory Study "Jean...
London … Bristol: Willis and Sotheran ... Lasbury, 1863. PRINTED ON VELLUM, one of a few copies. A facsimile on vellum of an extremely rare book (one copy known), from the earliest days of the English reformation. A dramatic dialogue in verse complaining of the oppression of the laity by..... Read More about A proper dyalogue betwene a gentillman and a husband man eche complaynynge to other their...
Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed, 1902. No. 458 of 500 copies. "an unfinished binding done by me at Miss Emily Preston's bindery, N.Y. Patty P.L. Sesler" and below in another hand J.S. Brown.Emily Preston was a Cobden-Sanderson student who ran a bindery at 223 East 17th St., NYC and was one..... Read More about The Service. Edited by F. B. Sanborn
[New York]: [William Edwin Rudge; The Viking Press], 1928-1937. One of 570 numbered copies, this being no. 252, designed by Bruce Rogers. Read More about Private Papers of James Boswell from Malahide Castle in the collection of Lt.-Colonel Ralph...
New York: The Typophiles, July 7. 1948. Signed by Will Bradley, Paul Bennett and David Silvewith Silve's handwritten directions to the printer in pencil on a seperate sheet. Read More about Broadside: WILL BRADLEY DEAN OF American Typographers. On Your Eightieth Birthday... The Typophiles
Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1915. One of 475 copies printed on japan Vellum paper. Read More about The Cotter's Saturday Night
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...
London: Chiswick Press, 1893. No. 11 of 13 copies printed on vellum (there were also 88 copies printed on paper). One of 13 Copies on Vellum. This work consists of two important ordinances issued by the Spanish monarchy on November 20, 1542, and June 4, 1543. Under the active influence..... Read More about The New Laws of the Indies for the Treatment and Preservation of the Indians Promulgated 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
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...
New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928. First edition. One of 926 copies on handmade paper printed by Bruce Rogers. This novel left unfinished at Conrad's death, first appeared in The Bookman (Vol, LXVI, No. 5, 1928). Ford's introduction confirms a downside of Conrad's dedication to his art: "... for quite a...... Read More about The Sisters. With an Introduction by Ford Madox Ford
Boston: Privately printed by D.B. Updike, The Merrymount Press, 1948. First Edition. Cleopatra's Barge II was a two-masted gaff-rigged auxiliary schooner that carried a crew of 13. The log here records a series of cruises along the north-east coast of America in the interwar years. Untouched by the Great Depression..... Read More about The Log of Cleopatra's Barge II, 1928-1942
Boston: Privately Printed [by the Merrymount Press], 1913. Dwiggins, W.A. First edition, one of 500 copies. ONE OF TEN. Laid in is an ALS Crowninshield (on Winterthur letterhead) Francis tells his cousin George that he will send him one of the deluxe colored copies of which this is one of..... Read More about The Story of George Crowninshield’s Yacht Cleopatra’s Barge on A Voyage of Pleasure to the...
London: Joseph Masters, 1850. PRINTED ON VELLUM, apparently the only copy thus. Printed on Vellum. Following the manuscript tradition, liturgical printing in both the Catholic and Anglican churches frequently employed vellum as well as paper. D.B. Updike writes that economic considerations were also a factor: “As early printed books were..... Read More about A List of Printed Service Books, according to the ancient uses of the Anglican Church
New York: The Grolier Club, 1927. First edition, one of 325 copies. A study of late 18th century American newspapers, with many large folding facsimiles. Extended version of a paper read in 1924 before the Societe d'Histoire Moderne of Paris by the esteemed professor Fay of the University of Clermont-Ferrand..... Read More about Notes on the American Press at the End of the Eighteenth Century
Villa des Palmiers, Salies-de-Béarn, France: nd . With architectural drawings and referencing Troilus & Criseyde. Gill writes to his friend, J.G. Wilson of the Bumpus Bookshop in London, regarding his engraving, "Flying Buttresses," mentioning his work on Troilus & Criseyde for the Golden Cockerel Press, and mentioning another of his..... Read More about Autograph Letter Signed ("Eric Gill" and "E.G."), to John Gideon Wilson of J....
Pigotts, North Dean, High Wycombe: June 9, June 17, and July 2, 1933; and May 13, 1936. To the secretary of the Men's Dress Reform Party. Three letters to Dr. Alfred Charles Jordan (1872-1956), British radiologist, co-founder of the New Heath Society, and Honorary Secretary of the Men's Dress Reform..... Read More about A group of 3 Autograph Letters Signed and 1 Typed Letter Signed ("Eric Gill"), to Dr....
New York: The Grolier Club, 1924. First separate edition. One of three hundred copies designed and printed by T.M. Cleland. Read More about The Compromise of the King of the Golden Isles
New York: Grolier Club, 1894. One of 312 copies on hand-made paper. Printed by the De Vinne Press. With pencil note on pastedown by “CF” that it was from the library of Pennsylvania governor Gifford Pinchot (1865-1946); bought at Dauber & Pine from a collection of Pinchot family books. Gifford..... Read More about Facsimile of The Laws and Acts of the General Assembly for Their Majesties Province of New York...
New York: The Grolier Club [printed by the De Vinne Press], 1891. Read More about The Fan in All Ages. A brief History of its Evolution, to accompany an exhibition of fans, mostly...
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, printed at The Riverside Press, 1908. First edition, no. 276 of 440 copies. A Rare Bruce Rogers--On Ye Game of Golfe! Read More about The Mystery of Golf: A brief Account of Games in generall: their Origine; Antiquitie; &...
New York: The Grolier Club, 1937. First edition. One of only 400 copies on Archer paper. Printed at the Harbor Press. Read More about Early American Sport. A Chronological Check-list of Books Published Prior to 1860 Based on an...
New York: Privately Printed, 1940. Limited Edition, No. 111 of 150 copies, this copy signed by Pforzheimer on frontispiece in first volume. The original edition of this superb and indispensable reference, describing more than 1,100 printed books and 169 autographs and manuscripts. Read More about The Carl H. Pforzheimer Library. English Literature 1475-1700
London: Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square, 1926. First edition, one of 3000 copies. Alistair Cooke’s Copy. Preface on verso of title: “The following is based on the Sidney Ball Lectures delivered before the University of Oxford in 1924, and a Lecture delivered..... Read More about The End of Laissez-Faire