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Publisher: London, The Poetry Bookshop: 1922
Seller ID: 31703
Mother Goose rhymes; embellished with drawings by C. Lovat Fraser and printed by the Curwen Press. 12mo, red boards. 64 pp. "A new edition, fourth thousand". Very good; front cover has a light band of sunning at top; rear cover lightly soiled. View more info
Publisher: San Francisco, Grabhorn Press: 1954
Edition: 1st thus.
Seller ID: k180331b
10”x14”, letterpress; 4 pp. The two poems are printed in parallel columns. 75 copies printed for presentation to members of the Roxburghe Club of San Francisco”. Fine. View more info
Publisher: Chamberlain Press: 1984
Seller ID: 1007
boards, 5"x6. A selection of fables illustrated with colored wood engravings by Sarah Chamberlain and translated by Boris Artzybasheff. Limited signed edition of 150 copies. Signed by the illustrator on the limitation page. Ten coloured plates, each with small illustration on the reverse. View more info
By: Andrew W Tuer
Publisher: Field & Tuer, The Leadenhall Press, London: 1880
Edition: 2d ed.
Seller ID: k190218b
2d ed. [First thus; the true first edition was published in folio form with etchings by another artist.] , 9-1/4”x6”, full vellum binding, gilt titles and decorations, untrimmed pages. 60 pp. [2 advt] Woodcut decorations and ornaments in the text plus eight etchings by Tristam Ellis. Good condition. The covers are soiled with some spotting and chipping; very lightly warped -- though less than commonly found. [A publisher’s slip notice inside states that the book i... View more info
Seller ID: k180228l
n.p. n.d. 4to, illuminated vellum wrappers; 52 leaves; stitched binding. Pen and ink calligraphy, illuminations with watercolor head and tail pieces, and in-text illustrations all on hand-made paper. The artist/author is unknown. Clean, tight and unmarked interior. Covers torn and chipped on all edges. Date unknown but probably from late 1950’s - early 1960’s. View more info
By: Bidloo, Govard
Publisher: Paris, Editions Roger DaCosta: 1972
Seller ID: 1936
Facsimile edition of Bidloo's noted atlas of human anatomy first published in Amsterdam in 1685. Large 4to (11"x16"), bound in burgundy leatherette, marbled end-papers, all edges gilt. No. 411 of 2000 copies printed. A bit of rubbing at top and bottom of spine, otherwise fine. The atlas is illustrated with 105 plates by Gerard de Lairesse, showing the human figure both in living attitudes and as dissected cadavers. The book was later plagiarized by English surgeon ... View more info
Publisher: London, The First Edition Club: 1928
Seller ID: 042408
Limited Edition (500 copies), being the twelfth book published by The First Edition Club. 8vo, decorative cloth, with a leather spine label with the title stamped in gold, top edge gilt. A very good copy, but with a 1/4" chip from the leather spine label and some flaking at edges. Interior is clean and tight overall but with some age-toning to paste-downs and end papers. Contemporary booksellers label on rear pastedown. Printed by the Curwen Press. View more info
By: Colum, Padraic
Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1930
Edition: 1st ed.
Inscription: Inscribed by author
Seller ID: k190218c
1st ed., 8vo, Cloth-backed batiqued boards. No. 19 of 200 copies signed and numbered by the author. 42 pp. Fine except for bookplate inside front cover; in poor slipcase lacking top/bottom edges and ½ of spine. View more info
By: Dingman, Larry
Publisher: Dinkytown Antiquarian Bookstore: 1986
Seller ID: 021801
1st edition (1986)97 pp. A limited edition of 447 copies, the book contains 444 reproductions of original book store marks, mostly from the late 19th century through World War II. Three original marks are tipped in. With an essay on Booksellers' Marks by Michael Adams and introduction by Dingman. Fine copy without d/w, as issued. View more info
By: Drinkwater, John
Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd.: 1924
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: 1048
8vo, batiked-paper boards with 1/4 vellum-spine. Printed by the Pelican Press and limited to 250 copies. English translation of seventeen verses by Goethe, Schiller, Moerike, Uhland, Hebbel, Theodor Storm, Keller, Guenther, Gleim, Boie, Hofmannsthal, Liliencron and Buerger. The Pelican Press was founded in 1916 by Sir Francis Meynell, with the active involvement of Stanley Morison - a British typographer, designer and historian of printing. He was one of the most influen... View more info
Publisher: San Francisco, Friends of the Bancroft Library, The: 1959
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 000282
Condition: Very Good
Limited to 800 copies. Designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy. Sm. 4to; 134 pp., illus. Essays written at the end of Grunsky's life about his early years in Stockton, California, and studying engineering in Germany. Grunsky was an important Civil Engineer, working on the Panama Canal and the improvement of port facilities in California. View more info
Publisher: St. Dominic's Press: 1929
Seller ID: 111601
1st edition. 16mo, 1/4 leather illustrated boards. (56 pages) four wood engravings of animal puppets on strings. Limited to 450 copies. (Author's inked limitation statement is on title page.) The plays are entitled: The Horse, The Ox and Ass, St Martin, The Cat Burglar, Tunning Water, The Crockodile. The Interior is generally fine throughout, with some age-toning on end papers. A few small, light spots on front cover. Lightly rubbed along edges, cloth on front edge of ... View more info
By: Hillyer, Anthony
Seller ID: 07155
12mo, limited to 270 copies. Brown & black boards, 42 pp. "These notes, now first published, convey, in part, the revolt of an individual against the predominating Oriental influences that are disemboweling the once powerful civilization of the West....Very small chip at bottom of spine, otherwise fine in a very good dustwrapper with several small closed tears along the edges, small open tears at top and bottom of spine. Endpapers are darkened where dust jacket flap has ... View more info
Publisher: Los Angeles:, Dawson's Book Shop,: 1976.
Edition: First Thus;
Seller ID: 000130
First book publication of Jeffers' poem, first published in the Occidental Mid-Winter magazine, 1905. Fine in outward appearance, but several pages have separated from spine. 2"x2-3/4". View more info
By: Lawrence, D. H.
Publisher: Elkin Mathews & Marrot, London: 1928
Edition: 1st ed.
Inscription: Signed by Lawrence
Seller ID: k190203c
Number 7 in the Woburn Books series. No. 340 of 500 numbered and signed copies. Original decorated grey paper boards stamped in blue. Lacking jacket. Condition: Ex-libris a collector’s library, with typical defects: Title and collection number handwritten on spine, collection bookplate on front end paper with remnants of library pocket; several small stains. Front gutter cracked, ½” chip at bottom of spine. Text block is clean, tight, and bright. Priced accordingly. View more info
By: Lincoln, Abraham
Publisher: San Francisco, John Howell: 1915
Seller ID: 121340
A Lecture by Abraham Lincoln Delivered in 1860. 1st ed., thus. 8vo, red boards. Printed for San Francisco bookseller John Howell by SF printer John Henry Nash. One of 250 copies printed d on Fabriano Italian Hand-made paper. This is copy no. 68. Interior is clean, tight and bright. Covers have surface wear and several small nicks along edges and top of spine. View more info
Publisher: New York:, Art Studio Books.: 1930.
Edition: First thus.
Seller ID: A00015
Condition: Very good;
One of the many illustrated, 'erotic' classics published during the 1920-30's. This copy is one of two thousand numbered copies. The book was also published in a deluxe edition of 50 copies, with an original erotic sketch on the end paper, and in an addition of 18 copies bound in morocco with the original artwork to one of the illustrations laid inside a clamshell box. The translation, pseudonymously attributed to Charles Young, is also by Alexander King (with the assis... View more info
Publisher: Berkeley [CA]: Black Oak Books: 1992
Edition: 1st thus.
Seller ID: s180624a
7"x22" letterpress broadside containing an excerpt from In the Spirit of Crazy Horse. Published in connection with a speaking engagement to support the Leonard Peltier Defense Fund. Designed and printed in an edition of 150 copies at Okeanos Press. A Fine. pristine copy signed by Matthiessen at bottom. View more info
Publisher: Trenton NJ, The Past Times Press: 1957
Seller ID: 111103
1st ed., 8vo, marbled boards without dust jacket (as issued). Limited edition (unstated number), signed by the Author George Lewis Phillips on the title page. Also inscribed by the author on the front end paper, with a pencil sketch of Phillips by the book's illustrator, California/Southwestern artist Everett Gee Jackson. A fine copy with some light toning on front end paper where a newspaper clipping lightly discolored the paper. [The clipping is inside an envelope pas... View more info