London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1936. No. 99 of 100 copies on mouldmade paper, signed by Joyce... Read More about Ulysses
New York: R.H. Russell, 1898. The Merrrymount Edition. Read More about The Nightingale. [Translation by H.W. Dulken
New York: The Grolier Club, 1971. First edition, one of 1000 copies. With the former owner's signature of legendary, Washington Irving scholar, Andrew Breen Myers. 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..... Read More about The Service. Edited by F. B. Sanborn
Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1910. Firrst Edition. Limited to 483 copies. Bixby's Copy. Bixby had had privately printed in 1898 the “Charles Dickens and Maria Beadnell Private Correspondence,” the originals of which were in his collection. The Dickens-Kolle letters were in Harry B. Smith's private collection. Henry William Kolle was..... Read More about The Dickens-Kolle Letters. Supplemental to the Letters from Charles Dickens to Maria Beadnell...
Saint Louis: Privately Printed for W. K. Bixby [By D. B. Updike, The Merrymount Press], [October], 1922. One of 250 copies printed. Mrs. Frances Washington was the widow of George Augustus Washington. The original of this letter was in Bixby's fine collection. Read More about Martha Washington's Letter Written from Philadelphia, June 15, 1794 to Mrs. Frances Washington...
Boston: New Algonquin Club, January 11, 1906. First Edition. Rare Testamonial, Printed on Vellum. RARE. Never seen. Testimonial honoring William K. Bixby, the noted bibliophile. Includes remarks by Albert Bushnell Hart. A browned newspaper clipping regarding the affair is laid in. The presentation from the committee is printed on vellum..... Read More about Fourth Annual Banquet of the Bibliophile Society
[Boston: [Printed by D. B. Updike, the Merrymount Press ] Privately Printed by W. K. Bixby for Historical Societies and Personal Friends, 1922. One of 250 copies printed. Privately Printed. Read More about Two Letters: I. Anthony Wayne and Lake George. Letter from General Anthony Wayne to General...
London: The Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust, 1954. No. 198 of 1600 numbered copies. The Trianon Press Songs of Innocence. Read More about Songs of Innocence
[New York]: [William Edwin Rudge; The Viking Press], 1928-1937. One of 570 numbered copies, this being no. 252, designed by Bruce Rogers. This set was designed by Bruce Rogers in the last of his eight years at William Rudge's plant. The acquisition of the papers by Isham is itself a...... 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 Silve with 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...
San Francisco: Printed for Ransohoffs by The Grabhorn Press, 1941. First Edition, thus, one of 250 copies. Churchill's Words, Grabhorns' Printing. Read More about Broadcast Addresses to the People of Great Britain, Italy, Poland, Russia and the United States,...
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..... 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...
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
[Boston, Mass.]: Printed for W.K. Bixby [at the Merrymount Press], [April, 1922]. First edition, one of 250 copies. Inscribed by Bixby on ffep to Mr. & Mrs. Sidney Homer t Bolton Landing. Read More about Two Poems...Reproduced from the Original MSS. See'n Things at Night & To M.L. Gray
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...
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. Attractive copy of this Grolier Club edition of one of Dunsany’s short plays. The book was winner of an AIGA Fifty Books of the Year award and was published the..... 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...