1. Autograph Letter Signed ("Elgin"), 2 1/4 pp recto and verso, 8vo (conjoined leaves), Broom Hall [Dunfermline], January... Read More about Collection
New York: Privately Printed, 1921. Of this book Fifty Copies have been printed on handmade paper for Private Distribution. With the mourning card of Mrs. William Loring Andrews, laid in. Read More about In Memoriam William Loring Andrews MDCCCXXXVII-MCMXX
New York: The Continental Insurance Company, 1906. Fitrst edition, printed on japan vellum paperr by the Gilliss Press. Read More about The Continental Insurance Company of New York 1853-1905. A Historical Sketch
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1908. First edition, one of 115 copies, all on Van Gelder hand-made paper manufactured in Holland. Read More about Jacob Steendam noch Vaster. A Memoir of the First Poet in New Netherland with translations of his...
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co, 1898. Second edition. One of 220 copies on American hand-made paper, printed at the Marion Press, Jamaica, Queensborough, NY. Read More about First Report of a Book-Collector; Comprising: A Brief Answer to the frequent question "Why...
Jamaica, Queensborough, New York: Printed on the Marion Press, 1897-1898. First edition. Number 49 of 85 copies on American hand-made paper, printed by hand on the Marion Press, signed by Frank Hopkins. Signed by Arnold on the Foreword. With two leaves from a 1525 English edition of Froissart's Chronicles housed..... Read More about First Report of a Book-Collector; Comprising: A Brief Answer to the frequent question "Why...
Paris: Georges Blaizot & Claude Guerin, Juin, 6,1972-18 Juin 1974. One of the greatest sales of the century. Read More about Bibliotheque Raphael Esmerian...in 5 Parts...Avant-propos de M. Jacques Guignard for Part I;Part...
Paris: Damascene Morgand, 1886. First edition. Number 57 of 300 copies on papier de Hollande. A massive study of the important women book collectors of France during the 16th to 18th centuries, with reproductions of bookplates, biographical sketches, lists of books, etc. Read More about Femmes Bibliophiles de France (XVIe, XVIIe & XVIIIe Siecles
Paris: Librarie L. Conquet, 1892. First edition. No. 74 of 390 copies. Historical sketch of book and prints followed by detailed bibliographical descriptions. The plates include chomolithographs finished with gold. Read More about Estampes et Livres 1872-1892
New York: American Bible Society, 1855. Sophia Augusta Brown's Bible, Wife of John Carter Brown. The bible of Sophia Augusta Brown (1825-1909), wife of John Carter Brown, herself an active bibliophile who helped her husband build his library and oversaw its stewardship after his death. Sophia Augusta was 34 and..... Read More about The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments
Ghent: J. Poelman, 1836. The first five volumes describe the books, more than 31,000 entries, which were bought en bloc and form the nucleus of the Royal Library; a sixth volume describing manuscripts was issued in 1837, and a further catalogue of prints in 1846 (neither of these two are..... Read More about Bibliotheca Hulthemiana ou catalogue méthodique de la riche et précieuse collection de livres...
London: Constable and Company Limited, 1920. First edition, number 64 of 100 signed copies. Read More about Frederick Locker-Lampson: A Character Sketch - with a small selection from letters addressed to...
New York: Privately printed, 1913. First edition, #96 of 200 copies, initialed and numbered on the half-title. Inscribed on flyleaf, "Mr. & Mrs. A.B. Payne [names partly effaced] with sincere regards of Mr. & Mrs. W.K. Bixby, St. L. 5/18/14" "Includes 12 pages of text on fishing for smallmouth bass..... Read More about Mohican Point on Lake George. The Summer Home of Mr. and Mrs. W.K. Bixby of St. Louis, Mo
Marcham, Abingdon, Oxfordshire: The Alembic Press, 1997. Letter-pressed and hand-numbered 19 of 80 printed and bound by Claire Bolton. Triangular miniature book describing the different stages of a flax seed in the process to becoming paper. Read More about From Seed to Sheet
Paris: Édouard Rouveyre, Éditeur, 1891. No. 637 of 650 copies on Vélin teinté (of 750 total copies). A work on French tastes in book collecting. Read More about Des Livres Modernes qu’il convient d’acquérir
Boston: Rara Avis Press, 1980. 1980 Calendar from Anne and David Bromer. David and Anne Bromer are prominent booksellers in Boston, MA and began their career as antiquarian booksellers in 1966, becoming members of the ABAA in 1976. They partnered with the Boston Athenaeum to create the Anne C. and..... Read More about 1980 [miniature calendar Designed and Printed for Anne and David Bromer, featuring a haiku by...
New York: James Osborne Wright, 1886. First Edition, one of 100 copies. Second chapter is entitled "Bibliomania" Read More about Iconoclasm and Whitewash and other Papers
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...
[London: 1872]. Published at p. 213 of Mark Twain's Sketches, New and Old (Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1875). ‘something to respect, something to admire, something to love’. An outstanding manuscript leaf of a humorous talk by Mark Twain on women, his “Speech at a Scottish Banquet in London”, delivered in..... Read More about Autograph Manuscript Leaf from a Speech in Praise of Women
Paris: Chez P. Rouquette, Libraire, Passage Choiseul,85-87, 1873. Seconde édition, one of 50 on Whatman, Copy Number 1. COPY NUMBER ONE OF 50 ON WHATMAN. Read More about Guide de l'Amateur de Livres a Gravures du XVIIIe Siècle. Revue, Corrigée et enrichie ... et...
Scarborough: printed and published by John Cole and by Longman, Hurst, et al, 1824. First edition. Limited to 158 copies, of which 100 were printed on small paper, 50 copies on large paper, and 8 on coloured paper (Lowndes p.491). This is a Large Paper Copy. The large paper copies..... Read More about A Bibliographical and Descriptive Tour from Scarborough to the Library of a Philobiblist in its...
Paris: La Librairie de "L'Art" 1887. First edition, ONE OF 500 COPIES (total edition of 650) in one volume, on Japon. Delightful potpourri by the Vice-President of la Société des Amis des Livres, with everything for the collector of books, paintings, drawings, autographs, pottery, and knick-knacks - with a plethora..... Read More about Racontars Illustrés d'un Vieux Collectionneur
Paris: D. Morgand & C. Fatout, 1878. First edition, one of 10 copies on Whatman paper, "avec tirages successifs d'un chromo", in a total edition of 620 copies. Read More about Voyage dans un grenier: bouquins, faïences, autographes & bibelots
[London: Chiswick Press], 1878. First edition, ONE OF 25 COPIES ARE PRINTED BY CHARLES WHITTINGHAM, of the Chiswick Press, London. COLLECTOR'S COPY. Collector's own copy with his shelf locations marked opposite entries and interleaved. Read More about Catalogue of the Library at Brook House Park Lane belonging to Sir Dudley Coutts Majoribanks,...
Original artwork for the bookplate of collector and bookseller Henry Siegel. Read More about Original ink drawing of a leaping salmon within a border of waves, for the bookplate of...