Edinburgh: Printed for Private Circulation, 1837. First Edition, one of 50 copies. The "Roxburghe Revels" of the title... Read More
[Near Battle]: Ashburnham Place, 3 July, . One of "greatest collectors of the 19th century" The eminent collector writing that he had left London in such haste that he had forgotten to enquire how much was due and when informed would send a draught immediately. One of the “greatest collectors...
Paris: Georges Blaizot & Claude Guerin, Juin, 6,1972-18 Juin 1974. One of the greatest sales of the century.
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...
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 present).
London: Constable and Company Limited, 1920. First edition, number 64 of 100 signed copies.
London: A. Millar, 1750. 2nd authorised edition. Bought at Auction in Philadelphia 1750. Inscribed on the feont free endpaper, "Thomas Lightfoot/ Book Bought at the/Auction in Philadelphia March 1750/ Price..."This Thomas Lightfoot of the well known Quaker family has dates 1728-1793.A book of intense controversy because of the author’s Advertisement.....
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.
New York: James Osborne Wright, 1886. First Edition, one of 100 copies. Second chapter is entitled "Bibliomania"
Paris: Librairie L.(eopold) Cartaret 5, Rue Drout. 1946-1948.
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.
Mons: Hoyois-Derely, 1837. First edition, no. 1 of 27, "Exemplaire de M. A. Kreglinger, à Anvers," with limitation page signed by President Renier Chalon and Secretary Charles Delecourt. French translation of the Visions of the Knight Tondal, no. 5 in a series for the Société des Bibliophiles de Mons. Signed...
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.....
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.
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...
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...
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.
[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.
Original artwork for the bookplate of collector and bookseller Henry Siegel.
Paris: Éditions du la Librairie Ancienne et Moderne Édouard Rouveyre, 1879. Large paper, Number 71 of an edition of 100, of which this one of 50 porinted in color (green).
London: Printed for Harding, Triphook, and Lepard, Finsbury-Square and J. Major, Fleet Street, 1824. Large paper copy of the first edition. LARGE PAPER COPY. Pagination not as called for in Pippin and Windle, who call for continuous pagination.
Cheltenham: H. Ruff, 1803. First edition.
London: Printed for the Author, by William Bulmer and W. Nicol, Shakespeare Press, 1821. First edition, one of 100 large paper copies. First edition, large paper copy, of Dibdin's "amusing account pf his travels, with descriptions of of the contents of several of the chief libraries of Europe” (DNB), profusely...
London: Printed for the Author by W. Bulmer and W. Nicol, Shakespeare Press, 1821. First edition, Large paper copy. With 2 Original Drawings by George Lewis. First edition, large paper copy, of Dibdin's "amusing account of his travels, with descriptions of of the contents of several of the chief libraries...
London: Printed for the author by W. Bulmer and Co. Shakespeare Press, 1817. First edition.
June 11. Reading in part: "...as I shall want £40 tomorrow at my banker's I am in full peparation for my farewell address on Friday..."