Cleveland: Rowfant Club, 1926. First edition, no. 74 of 176 copies printed by Bruce Rogers. Read More about On Dry-Cow Fishing as a Fine Art
New York: R.H. Russell, 1898. The Merrrymount Edition. Read More about The Nightingale. [Translation by H.W. Dulken
[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..... 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...
[Boston: Printed by D. B. Updike, The Merrymount Press] With the Seasons Greetings from Mr. & Mrs. W. K. Bixby, December 1924. First edition, one of 500 copies printed. Christmas Gift Book. The Bixby's Christmas card for 1924. Read More about Home! Sweet Home! A Reproduction of the Author's Manuscript of the Poem
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...
Boston: Issued exclusively for the Members of The Bibliophile Society, 1907. First edition, one of 470 copies only. Bixby's Own Copy, Printed on Vellum. PRINTED ON VELLUM, on one side of the leaf only. W. K. BIXBY'S COPY with his bookplate. Engraved decorated title and plate by M. & W...... Read More about Unpublished Poems by Bryant and Thoreau. “Musings” by Wiliam Cullen Bryant [Introduction by...
[Boston]: Privately Printed for the Family and Friends of W. K. Bixby [Printed by D. B. Updike, The Merrymount Press], [December], 1921. Limited to 60 copies. Daughter's copy–“a small edition.” Not In Bibliography. Inscribed by Bixby to his daughter and her husband “Emma & Albert. For family use only, a...... Read More about Note-Book of a Journey to Japan, Korea and China 1919
[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 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...
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...
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
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