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Publisher: Paris: Dorbon Aine: 1928
Edition: 1st ed,
Seller ID: k18028k
8vo, softcovers rebound in gray cloth. Classic reference on the art of the woodcut, with emphasis on the revival of the art in Western Europe during the first quarter of the 20th century. 239 woodblocks, 9 in color. 177 original illustrations. No. 18 of 1000 copies; a prior owner has neatly written in pencil which woodcuts are originals and which previously published; owner's inked name on front flyleaf, otherwise a fine copy in original paper wraps, subsequently rebound in gray cloth. View more info
By: Chapman, R.W.
Publisher: London / New York, Constable & Co / Richard R. Smith: 1930
Seller ID: 07153
8vo, 1/4 vellum marbled boards. 70 pp. Limited to 500 copies. Fine 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
Publisher: New York, New Directions: 1946
Seller ID: 7363
New York: New Directions, 1946. Stapled Wrappers. 32 pp. essay entitled "Will the commercialization of publishing destroy good writing?" Farrell's observations on the future of books. Very timely for today. Very light 1/4" fade line along outer edge of front cover, otherwise fine. View more info
By: Gary E. Kurutz
Publisher: Book Club of California: 1993
Edition: 1st thus.
Inscription: Inscribed by author Gary Kurutz
Seller ID: vl190723a
1st ed. thus, small 4to, 57 pp. One of 390 copies with a tipped in original leaf from the 1914 First Edition of Cowan's work. The Book Club of California, publication 201. Gray cloth boards and paper cover, printed title label on front cover. Pristine copy; gray cloth backed boards with black titles in a fine mylar jacket. This copy inscribed by Kurutz on the front end paper. Prospectus laid in. View more info
Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co: 1931
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k0226c
1st ed; Limited to 1000 unnumbered copies. 12mo, Marble boards in acetate d/w and slipcase. Ribbon bookmarker. The book is virtually pristine with just some light toning to front and back flyleaves; slipcase also fine; acetate d/w is near fine but with several small open tears. View more info
By: Hamlin Garland
Publisher: Macmillan, New York: 1928
Edition: 1st ed.
Inscription: Inscribed by Garland, with added signature of Rudy
Seller ID: k190126c
CONDITION: Good. Covers: front hinge cracked, light surface wear, a little more so at top of spine. Newspaper review affixed to back free end paper has browned and left image transfer on facing page. Signed by Garland on front pastedown; two photographs of Garland and company on the half-title, along with a guest pass to the Regent’s Park Zoological Gardens signed by Rudyard Kipling who, as a member, gave Garland admittance. Another photo of Garland on the verso and a fourth affixed to a blank page facing page 205. Unknown whether the extra items were added by Garland or another. View more info
Publisher: London, The Studio: 1928
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k180306c
Quarter vellum, gilt, 4to., vii, 186 pages. Illustrated with one and two color facsimiles and tipped-in color plates and samples. Printed at the Curwen Press. Includes essays on book design in a variety of countries by a variety of authors. Profusely illustrated with samples. Good+. A clean, tight copy overall but with some were to edges and corners and a 1" closed tear in the vellum on spine. Prior owner's signature inside front hinge; bookseller label inside back cover View more info
By: Knopf, Alfred A.
Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1920
Seller ID: 0219032
Small 8vo. First printing. With original contributions by Willa Cather "On Writing Fiction", H. L. Mencken on Cather, selection of poetry by Eliot, Pound and other Borzoi authors with a number of illustrations and photos; and a complete bibliography of the imprint. Fine; light sunning and small stain to back cover; otherwise a pristine copy. View more info
Seller ID: 150310
Avigon et Lyon, Seguin et chez l’auteur, 1777. 12mo, full vellum. 207 pp. An early guide to rare-book collecting; a priced-catalog of books sold by Jean-François de Los Rios, with annotations. de Los Rios (1727-1820) was a noted bookseller in Lyon, famously taking advantage of the dispersion of Jesuit libraries after the order was expelled from France in 1764. The Bibliographie instructive was one of his early works, published after more than 17 years as a bookseller in Lyon. The bilbiografía is organized as a directory with 639 entries briefly discussed and 190 references in the included ... View more info
Seller ID: 040306
Brooklyn: Gryphon Books, 1994. 8vo, wrappers. 84 pp. Pristine copy; 1st edition of this indispensable reference for Hammett and Chandler collectors. limited to only 500 copies. As-new. View more info
Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1931
Seller ID: cc1706301
8vo, marbled boards, black cloth spine lettered in gold, t.e.g, ribbon place marker. 1st ed. Limited to 1000 copies. An essay published in tribute to McCutcheon who was a noted collector of first editions and a lover of fine books. Introduction by William Dana Orcutt who designed the View more info
By: Mencken, H. L.
Publisher: Robert T. McBride & Company: 1927
Seller ID: 022031
First edition. 12mo stapled slate blue wrappers. Simultaneously published in hardcover. 32 pp. biographical and bibliographic study by the noted critic. Published for free distribution to promote the Kalki Edition of Cabell's works. Fine. View more info
By: Mencken, H.L.
Publisher: NY, Robert T. McBride & Company: 1927
Seller ID: c1707052
First edition. 12mo stapled slate blue wrappers. Simultaneously published in hardcover. 32 pp. biographical and bibliographic study by the noted critic. Published for free distribution to promote the Kalki Edition of Cabell's works. View more info
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Merganthaler Linotype Co: 1930
Edition: 1st thus.
Seller ID: dg17121606
12mo. One of 400 copies printed in Linotype Granjon on Kelmscott hand-made paper. Quarter parchment with marbled paper-covered boards." Reprint of the original which was published in Frankfort in 1568. Six engraved illustrations representing the printing trades: the printer, bookbinder, type-founder, papermaker, draughtsman and woodcutter as well as the original verses by Hans Sachs, a popular Nuremberg poet. With an additional leaf loosely laid in showing the text of two short letters to the publisher explaining the disposition of two copies of this book to the Bodley library. Pristine copy. View more info
Publisher: London: Smith and Robins Printers: 1842
Seller ID: k190114j
Lithographic portrait, woodcut title. xxiv, -230,  A complete copy of the extensive sale catalogue of Horace Walpole's library and effects. As many as seven editions of the catalog are known; we believe this to be Hazen's edition 'V' with the listings of lots to be sold for the full twenty-four days but with the Waldegrave manuscripts (6th day, lots 161-187) omitted and the books of prints in the Round Tower, making up days 7 and 8, still present. #####Horace Walpole (1717–1797) was famous in his own day for his collections of paintings, prints and drawings, furniture, ceramics, arm... View more info