Books on Books
London: Bibliographical Society, 1989, Softcover. Size: Imperial Octavo/8vo (8.5 x 11.5 inches), in Very Good condition.
New York: Collectors Editions, 1970, Edition not stated. Hardcover in Near Fine condition, with light shelf wear. A clean, tight and sharp copy.
New York: The American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1950, Edition not stated. Hardcover, in Very Good condition.
Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., First edition, 1985. Cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 449 pp., clean unmarked text, Very Good copy in Very Good dust jacket, soiling and discoloration to the outer pages and the page-edges, soiling to the book's covers, soiling and some edgewear to the dust jacket. Dust jacket...
Burlington: The University of Vermont Libraries, First edition, 1992. Softcover, 47 pp., illustrated (including some in color), clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy.
New York: Hastings House, 1957 Hardcover, a former library book with the usual collection markings or stickers expected . Otherwise in Very Good condition, with light edge wear.
Baltimore, MD: Baltimore Museum Of Art, One of 2000, 1980. 4to, paperback, 159 pp. Illustrated throughout in b & w, plus color frontis. Warmly inscribed by the author on half title page, otherwise pages are clean and unmarked. Book is Very Good. Light wear to wraps includes rubbing to tips...
Los Angeles: Renaissance Books, 2000 Hardcover, with Dust Jacket. Condition rates as Fine, in a Fine Dust Jacket.
London: Macmillan and Co., First edition, 1891. Cloth hardcover with gilt title on the spine, 715 pp., illustrated with 2 portraits, clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, some age-toning to the pages and page-edges, light rubbing or bumping to the tips of the covers, no dust jacket. Uncommon.
Kansas City: Alfred Fowler, 1922. Hardcover, folio. 54 pp., plus ads. Near Fine copy: faint soil to the rear board; minor chipping to a few letters of the gilt title. Previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. Clean contents. This issue features the work of T. Sturge Moore, as well...
Beta Phi Mu, SIGNED BY THE AUTHORS FRANCES LAVERNE CARROLL AND MARY MEACHAM AS WELL AS THE BOOK DESIGNER BILL WILLIAMS. First Edition. One of 2000 copies. c.1977. Hardcover. 8vo. 184pp. Near Fine. Light soiling to edges of text block.
Philadelphia: Library Company of Philadelphia, 1956. Facsimile reprint of 1741 original plus introduction by Wolf. Paperback, 56 pp. plus 12 page introduction. Very good. Previous owner's signature to first blank. Reading creases to spine. Wear and soiling to paper label on front wrap.
New York: Printed at the Stratford Press, type arranged by S. A. Jacobs, Privately printed memoir of legendary Altoona book collector William F. Gable by his lifelong friend, Luther Frees. Cloth 8vo, (2) 11 (2) pp, including frontispiece photo of Gable, and terminal page photo of Frees. Fine in used...
New York: R. R. Bowker Company, Hardcover. c.1967. Cloth. 8vo. 293pp. Near Fine. Mild soil to edges of text block.
Durham, NC: Duke University Library, 1945, Edition not stated. Softcover, in Good+ condition, showing rubbing and soil to the covers, and also internally there are numerous marginal check marks, and items circled, in pencil. A full sized facsimile page of the September 9, 1848 Brooklyn Freeman newspaper is present, to...
Notre Dame: University Libraries of Notre Dame, First edition, 1995. Softcover, 52 pp., clean unmarked text, Fine copy.
London: G. Michelmore & Co., First edition, ca. 1920. Handsomely bound in leather-backed marbled boards with raised bands, gilt title on spine, gilt top edge, wraps bound in, 156 pp., illustrated (including fold-outs), clean unmarked text, Good ex-library copy with typical treatments (bookplates, stamps, etc.), soiling or discoloration to some...
The Grolier Club, First Edition. One of 750 copies. c.1963. Hardcover. Brown cloth. 8vo. 298pp. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket. Light general shelfwear, light soiling to text block edges, previous owner's signature on flyleaf. Light soiling to dustjacket, mild sunning to spine.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998, Edition not stated. Hardcover, with Dust Jacket. Condition rates as Fine, in a Fine Dust Jacket.
London: Percy Lund, Humphries & Co. LTD, 1926, Hardcover, a former library book with the usual collection markings or stickers expected. Otherwise in Good+ condition, with light shelf wear, and lightly bumped and worn corners.
Pittsburgh: Laboratory Press, 1927. Limited edition. Hardcover, 4to. in blue paper boards. 127pp. plus appendix, illustrated. Good plus. Wear to spine ends and corners, joints. Inner hinge and gutters strained throughout. Inscription on flyleaf. Contents are complete, clean, and unmarked.
Pittsburgh: Laboratory Press, 1935. Limited edition of 50 copies. Hardcover, 8vo. in marbled boards. 46pp. with Garnett's facsimile corrections in the margins throughout, with Carnegie Institute pamphlet laid in. Very good. Light wear to board extremities, edges toned. Contents clean and unmarked.
New York: Burt Franklin, Reprint, 1970, hardcover with orange cloth boards, small octavo, 343pp., not illustrated. Book near fine with hint of wear to spine ends and corners, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. No DJ.