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By: Amelung, Peter
Publisher: Los Angeles, Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc.: 1985
Edition: 1st thus
Seller ID: k181203a
Translated from the German by Ruth Schwab-Rosenthal, introduction by Bernard M Rosenthal, with an original leaf from Hugo Ripelin's Compendium Theologiae Veritatis [c. 1478-81]. 8vo, blue cloth. 22 pages. 159 copies printed.. Tracing the work of Germany's first printer, Johannes Zainer and his son who followed -- from 1496 until at least 1519. Together they produced more than 150 books. The leaf is from the elder Zainer's printing of Hugo Ripelin's Compendium Theologiae Veritatis, circa 1478-81. A fine copy with some very light surface wear to covers; the leaf, inside a protective pocket, is ... View more info
Publisher: The American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York : 1941
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k180228e
Condition: Very good.
16mo. Red cloth spine and red decorated paper over boards. 32 pp. Keepsake No. 68. The artist’s view on the place of illustrations in the book publishing industry. Very good; rubbed at corners. View more info
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: Caxton, William
Publisher: Carlton & Porter: n.d.. but presumed to be a later printing. 173pp
Seller ID: m17122302
173pp. plus 2 pp advts.16mo, brown embossed cloth. Fair: several chips at top and bottom of spine; end papers discolored; light dampstain on top edge; scattered light foxing. 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
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: Goudy, Frederic
Publisher: Mitchell Kennerly and The Village Press: 1922
Edition: 1st ed
Seller ID: k190203e
Condition: Very good
1st ed., 4to, dark green cloth, gilt titles. 52 pp. Very good. Surface wear to covers, corners lightly rubbed. Interior clean, tight and bright. 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