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2002 0471218235 First American Edition Paper covered boards As new As New Jacket C8vo (8.1 x 5.5). It also features a detailed exploration of the technical, artistic, theological and financial issues surrounding the publication of the Gutenberg Bible. THE BOOK THE STORY OF PRINTING & BOOKMAKINGLondon Oxford University Press 1980 Cloth Very good Very Good Jacket 8vo (9 x 7). 173 b/w plates of historic text and illustrations; bibliographies for each chapter and general index. Illustrated throughout with vingette and full page reproductions of historic texts and includes floriated initials and headpieces.

The Book tells the story of how books came into being and of those earliest books that were written and illustrated by hand. Dark blue vertically ribbed cloth with fanfare-style design and titles stamped in gold on both covers and spine. Written from the view point of the designer and printer, The Golden Book is an authoritative look at the history of the book from its pre-historic form to the 20th century, and includes chapters on type design, book decoration, book binding and private presses.

Arts & Crafts style floriate boarder in green surrounding first page of text. CORRECTED AND AMENDED WITH SEVERAL ADDITIONS AND ANNOTATIONSLondon Printed by T. "Part biography of a book, part scientific exploration, part bibliographic detective story, The Book Nobody Read recolors the history of cosmology and offers new appreciation of an extraordinary book and its ideas" (dj). Godine 1975 First Edition Cloth very good Very Good Jacket M4to.(12" x 9.25"). Crowell 1974 First Edition cloth Very good Very Good Jacket M4to (11 x 9). A rich sampling of the Library of Congress collection of writing and illustration created for children in America from the colonial period to 1900. An important reference for scarce and valuable early childrens books.

Bound as a single volume in contemporary mottled calf with 4 raised bands on spine. Light blue-green paper covered boards with white paper label on front cover and spine printed with titles in black; front label bordered in red. Wildes dark poem about the brutality and inhumanity of prison life had at its focus the execution of another prisoner for the premeditated murder of his wife. Signed Margaret Armstrong binding in olive green silk with titles and Arts & Crafts rose decoration in/ outline in gold to cover and spine; cream end papers, t.e.g, deckle edges. Light scattered foxing throughout that grows heavier at the prelims. Price: 50.00 USD Coombe, William THE SECOND TOUR OF DOCTOR SYNTAX IN SEARCH OF CONSOLATION. Includes colored frontis., and 23 additional full page colored illustrations by Thomas Rowlandson. The Doctor Syntax series was a satire on "travel" and "journey" books of the period that were overly moralizing, romantic and rapturous.

Baumgarten was a Protestant transitional theologian whose pioneering work led the way toward rationalsim. Includes title page in red and black by Dard Hunter and a two color frontis portrait of Astor detached but present. Portrait of Morris after the painting by Watts opposite pp.14. Very good with offsetting to ffep and title page fore-edge and foot. Price: 20.00 USD Hunter, Dard THE DARD HUNTER PAPER MUSEUMAppleton The Institute of Paper Chemistry N. Price: 30.00 USD Jackson, Holbrook THE ANATOMY OF BIBLIOMANIANew York Farrar, Straus and Company 1950 Cloth Very good Very good - Jacket 8vo. From the morphology and dimensions of books and how bookmen conquer time and place; to Grangeritis and the symptoms, causes and cures of bibliomania, The Anatomy of Bibliomania is a rollicking good read for any book lover. Limited edition; this being number 423 of 900 copies bound in linen and printed by A. Binding design lithographed in color after Lautrec. BIRDS, BEASTS AND FLOWERSNew York Thomas Seltzer 1923 First Edition Half morocco Fine 8vo (6 x 8). These poems show the influence of Walt Whitman and include some verse that is erotic in nature. The Historical Printing Club (1876 to 1902) was founded 8 years in advance of the Grolier Club by Gordon L. Of the over 70 publications produced by this club until its demise, the majority were previously unpublished or practically unobtainable historical or bibliographic documents regarding the early political or military history of the United States.

Age toning and chipping to edges and spine ends, other wise a tightly bound copy with most pages still unopened. Price: 50.00 USD Man, John GUTENBERG HOW ONE MAN REMADE THE WORLD WITH WORDSNew York John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Peach paper covered boards with gold stamped titles on spine in pictorial dust jacket. First published in Great Britain in 2002, this compelling biography chronicles Johannes Gutenbergs ceaseless efforts to overcome technological challenges, hire artisans and train them in a craft that he invented as he went along. Dark blue cloth boards with titles in grey on spine. Scarce gold dust jacket with binding design repeated in black.

[Whitman, Sarah, Wyman]; Coolidge, Susan RHYMES AND BALLADS FOR BOYS AND GIRLSBoston Roberts Brothers 1892 First Edition Cloth Good Garrett, E. In 1917 the exposition site became home to Naval Air Station Hampton Roads (later Naval Station Norfolk). Price: 50.00 USD Angel, Marie TWO BESTIARIES BY MARIE ANGEL 2 VOLUMES: A BESTIARY; A NEW BESTIARYCambridge The President and Fellows of Harvard College 1964 First Edition Soft Bound VG Marie Angel ~32mo (4" x 4"). Two softbound volume set (A Bestiary: first edition fifth printing; A New Bestiary: first edition, first printing) in a pale blue-green paper covered slipcase with white title label printed in red. Unsigned publisher's binding design of a striking Arts & Crafts design of an oak tree (and acorns) on the right and an orange tree (? An attractive copy with slight offsetting to gilt on front board, minimal rubbing to the extremities and faint foxing on prelims. Three-quarter olive morocco over gold marbled boards with leather edged in gold; spine with raised bands ruled in gold and and 6 compartments; one compartment containing titles and the remaining compartments each with a thistle in gold. One in a series of seven books by Jane Eayre Fryer whose purpose was to teach children the domestic arts, The Mary Frances Cook Book weaves lessons about basic cookery into a story about a little girl helped by animated kitchen utensils (think Beauty and the Beast) to cook for her sick mother. Red-brown paper covered boards with matching endpapers; gilt titles on spine; in original dust jacket.

One in a series of exhibitions celebrating the history of America at the turn of the century, The Jamestown Exhibition included exhibits on arts and technology from all states of the union at the time, large military and naval exhibits as well as representation from 20 different nations showcasing arts and technology. A series of lyrical ballads about a Transvaal farm during the second Boer War as seen through the eyes of a woman named Engela de Waal. A very good introduction to the life and times of Oscar Wilde that serves as a digest of many books Fidos appreciation of Wildes visual background enhances our understanding of his life. Winston Company 1912 First Edition Cloth Very good Jane Allen Boyer (color frontis and textual vignette illustrations in line), and Margaret G. Hays (full page line illustrations printed in red and black).

Blue cloth covered boards with titles stamped in gold on front cover and spine, with the book plate of Dr. This exhibition included over 300 childrens books and manuscripts of great rarity and significance borrowed from 40 institutions and private libraries from around the world. Kenneth Luthers extensive collection of books about childrens books was compiled by Robert Fleck and published by Oak Knoll Press in 1992. Price: 25.30 USD Coombe, William THE TOUR OF DOCTOR SYNTAX IN SEARCH OF THE PICTURURESQUE. 1903 Half morocco Very good Rowlandson, Thomas Fcap 8vo (6" x 4"). Spine with 6 compartments; one compartment with titles, with the remaider paneled and each containing a different hunting motif. Part of Methuen's Illustrated Pocket Library of Plain and Coloured Books, and is based on the 7th edition published by Ackermann in 1817.

Very Good with faint age toning along page edges and bump to one corner. An annotated catalogue of a 1954 Morgan Library exhibition purported to be "one of the most important exhibitions of manuscripts and first editions of children's literature ever assembled". Unsigned binding of half red morocco over red cloth.

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