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The Aberdeen Printers 1620-1736: Edward Raban to James Nicol. By J. P. Edmond.

By: ABERDEEN Printers : J. P. Edmond.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: Aberdeen, Edmond & Spark 1886:

Seller ID: 2453

Condition: Contemporary thin quarter calf gilt. Roy.8vo, c.pp342 t.e.g., binding bit rubbed. ** With the separate part-issue titles & prelims bound in: and 2 plates. *** Authoritative book: 275 copies : handsomely produced.


The Fanfrolico Press : Satyrs, Fauns & Fine Books.

By: ARNOLD, John : Fanfrolico Press.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Private Libraries Association 2009.:

Seller ID: 9384

Condition: First Edition, blue cloth handsomely gilt. Roy.8vo, c.pp328, an excellent copy as issued. Fully illustrated.


Christmas Card 1996 by Phil Baines.

By: BAINES, Phil.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: 1996:

Seller ID: 9431

Condition: Accordion-fold card c. 9 x 42 cms very strikingly printed in red and black, very slight scuff along one fold, else excellent.


Image for Reflets De La Bibliophile En Belgique [Exhibition Catalogue of Manuscripts, Printed Books, and Autographs at the Royal Albert Library in Brussels].

Reflets De La Bibliophile En Belgique [Exhibition Catalogue of Manuscripts, Printed Books, and Autographs at the Royal Albert Library in Brussels].

By: BELGIAN Books [Mary Shelley & Frankenstein Interest]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Soc Bib Belgique 1969.:

Seller ID: 7530

Condition: Printed wrappers. Tall 8vo, c.pp144, excellent. With numerous text illus + 37 plates.


A Memoir : written by himself 1822 - 1828. With an introduction by Selwyn Image.

By: BEWICK, Thomas.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head 1924.:

Seller ID: 9451

Condition: First Selwyn Image Edition, roy.8vo [binding c. 24 x 16 cms], olive green-brown cloth lettered and with Bewick vignette in black, top edge of text block tinted red, others uncut. C.pp306, small attractive bookplate on half-title, larger bookplate removed from front pastedown, gutters of endpapers resealed with tape, binding bit worn and dulled, overall a stout copy. With portrait plate of Bewick + 60 other Bewick illustrations in text.


Blake Books : Annotated Catalogues of William Blake's Writings in Illuminated Printing, in Conventional Typography and in Manuscript and reprints thereof : reproductions of Blake's designs : books with Blake's engravings : catalogues : books Blake owned : and scholarly & critical works about Blake. By G. E. Bentley.

By: BLAKE, William : G. E. Bentley.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press 1977:

Seller ID: 8891

Condition: First Edition, gilt cloth & dws. Thick roy.8vo, c.pp1092, an excellent copy.


Jerusalem. A Facsimile of the Illuminated Book. With Introduction by Joseph Wicksteed and Bibliographical Statement by Geoffrey Keynes.

By: BLAKE, William : Joseph Wicksteed : Geoffrey Keynes.

Price: £2,750.00

Publisher: Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust [1951]:

Seller ID: 9008

Condition: ** Raymond Lister Copy ** Folio, 5 fascicles in grey wrappers, contained in original blue and gold spangled folding box as issued. Folding box with short split in linen at head and foot of opening hinge, box with a couple of other piffling scuffs, else a very fine copy of a large and vulnerable item. Includes 100 superb hand-coloured plates.


A History Of Book Illustration : the illuminated manuscript & the printed book.

By: BLAND, David.

Price: £58.00

Publisher: Faber 1958.

Seller ID: 2419

Condition: First Edition, gilt cloth & dws. Folio, c.pp448, very good. Includes 376 plates & illustrations : also with 20 plates in colour. * Important book : one of the best on the subject.


History Of The Bodleian Library 1845-1945. By Sir Edmund Craster.

By: BODLEY : Sir Edmund Craster.

Price: £26.00

Publisher: OUP 1952; reprinted 1981.

Seller ID: 1812

Condition: Gilt cloth. Roy.8vo, c.pp384, slight crease to prelims, else an excellent bright copy. With 15 plates/figures. ** Substantial & important book.


Bookbinding In Great Britain : 16th to the 20th Centuries. [A Catalogue of Books offered for sale by Maggs Bros].

By: BOOKBINDING : Bryan Maggs.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Maggs Bros Catalogue 893, 1964:

Seller ID: 8869

Condition: Illustrated laminated wrappers. Roy.8vo, c.pp193 on plate paper, backstrip just slightly creased from use, else excellent. Includes 86 plates.


The Library Of Jean Grolier 1478-1565 : a preliminary catalogue by G. Austin. With intro by Jean Grolier & The Renaissance by C. Eisler.

By: BOOKBINDING : Jean Grolier : G. Austin.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: New York 1971.

Seller ID: 5269

Condition: Two-tone cloth gilt. Sm.folio, c.pp140 t.e.g., fine. * With 8 plates [2 in colour] of bookbindings. ** Substantial 44pp intro & essay : and the catalogue c.90pp.


Taste & Technique In Book Collecting : a study of recent developments in Great Britain and the United States [c.1840-1940]. Now reprinted with an Epilogue.

By: CARTER, John.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Private Libraries Assoc 1972.:

Seller ID: 8933

Condition: Gilt cloth & striking green dws. Tall 8vo, c.pp256, a fine bright copy.


Caxton : Mirrour Of 15thC Letters. A study of the literature of the first English press. By N. S. Aurner.

By: CAXTON : N. S. Aurner.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Boston & NY, Houghton Mifflin 1926.

Seller ID: 1891

Condition: First Edition, orange cloth, paper label bit darkened. C.pp304 uncut, excellent bright unopened copy. ** With 16 plates. *** Useful study of Caxton as author & editor.


A Caxton Memorial. Extracts from the Westminster Churchwarden's Accounts 1478-92 : illustrating the life & times of William Caxton. [By T. C. Noble]

By: CAXTON : Noble, T. C.

Price: £62.00

Publisher: Reprinted from The Builder 1880.

Seller ID: 5926

Condition: * Author's Presentation Copy. * C.pp32 in self-wrappers, in later protective wrappers with paper label. Sm.8vo [c.18 x 12cms], fine copy of a fragile little piece. ** Printed for Private Circulation only. *** Inscribed & with 17-line presentation letter from Noble to George Potter.


John Cheney & His Descendants : printers in Banbury since 1767. By C. R. Cheney.

By: CHENEY, C. R.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: Banbury, Cheney for Private Circulation 1936:

Seller ID: 7626

Condition: First Edition, gilt cloth & dws. Folio, t.e.g., dws just chipped at extreme head of backstrip and with couple of other short nicks, blank prelims and couple of margins lightly foxed [typical of this thick card-like paper], else a fine bright copy.


Catalogue of the Edward Clark Library [of typographical books]. With typographical notes by Harry Carter and an essay on The Printing Of Illustrations by F. Restall.

By: CLARK, Edward : Harry Carter : F. Restall.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Privately Printed, 1976.

Seller ID: 7440

Condition: 2 Vols, roy.8vos, gilt cloth. Total c.pp725 + 74 plates, a bright copy.


Joseph Cundall : Victorian publisher. By Ruari McLean.

By: CUNDALL, Joseph : Ruari McLean.

Price: £25.50

Publisher: Private Libraries 1976.

Seller ID: 3198

Condition: Gilt cloth & dws. Sm.folio, c.pp100, fine. With 50 text illustrations + 4 colour plates.


Through Human Eyes : Poems by Alice Buckton.

By: DANIEL PRESS : Alice Buckton.

Price: £140.00

Publisher: Oxford, Daniel Press 1901.

Seller ID: 8158

Condition: Original dark blue wrappers with decorative titling front & back. Roy.8vo, c.pp66 uncut, yapp edges a little creased and worn, but a very good attractive copy preserved in a modern boxed chemise in strikingly attractive marbled paper.


Wind Along The Waste [by Hon Mrs Wedgwood].

By: DANIEL PRESS : Mrs Wedgwood.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: Oxford, Daniel Press 1902:

Seller ID: 8153

Condition: Original blue front wrapper with decorative titling. Sm.4to, c.pp48 uncut, excellent copy. Books from the Daniel Press are more usually found in poor condition, their vulnerable wrappers with overlapping yapp edges often crumpled and creased. This copy has been preserved in such excellent condition because a previous owner had it bound [excluding a couple of front & back blank leaves, and also the rear blue wrapper] into striking marbled paper boards with a paper spine label.


Roberte The Devyll : a metrical romance from an ancient illuminated manuscript.

By: DE WORDE, Wynkyn : ed Isaac Herbert.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Printed for Herbert 1798:

Seller ID: 2723

Condition: First Herbert Edition, contemporary calf. C.pp56 a.e.g., without half-title, upper hinge cracking, extreme head & foot of spine chipped [c.1.5cm], some browning of text. With 14 bright & clean engraved plates.