SLOW LORIS PRESS.
Alphabets and Others.
Slow Loris Press
A very attractive and fun specimen book printed on several presses - an R. Hoe Washington super royal handpress (1853) a 12 x 15 Bobcat…
COLT PRESS. WALKER, Franklin.
Ambrose Bierce, the Wickedest Man in San Francisco.
The Colt Press
An overview of Ambrose Bierce’s journalistic experiences in San Francisco including one of his book reviews - “The covers of this book are too far…
DWIGGINS, W.A. WALDMAN, Milton.
America Conquers Death.
William Edwin Rudge
Waldman’s essay on the seeming indifference to death in America, beautifully presented due to the collaboration between Dwiggins and Rudge.
ESSEX HOUSE PRESS. ASHBEE, C.R.
American Sheaves & English Seed Corn: being a series of addresses mainly delivered in the United States, 1900-1901.
printed at the Essex House Press in Bow, published by Edward Arnold and Samuel Buckley in New York
With the decorative booklabel of R.T. Gibbon and one of the noted collector John Lewis. Ashbee served on the council of the National Trust between…
TALLONE. TASSO, Torquato.
Aminta. Favola Boschereccia.
Italian 16th century poet Tasso’s pastoral play, the story of Aminta’s unrequited love for the beautiful nymph Sylvia.
With the booklabel of Robert Wayne Stilwell.
[ROGERS, Bruce]. FRANCE, Anatole.
Amycus et Célestin.
MERRYMOUNT PRESS. UPDIKE, D.B.
An Account of the Dedication of The West Window of St. John's Church, Beverly Farms, Whitsunday, May 31st 1925.
The Merrymount Press
The dedication of the west window of St. John’s Church, finely printed by Updike, and with a plate, diagram and explanation of the symbolism of…
WHITTINGTON PRESS. CROW, Barbara.
An Acrobatic Alphabet.
The Whittington Press
MARTIN, Frank (1921-2005)
An Affair of Honour.
Professor of Engraving and Etching at Camberwell School for Art, Frank Martin was taught etching by John Buckland Wright and was inspired by his friend…
PREVIOUS PARROT PRESS. KING, Annie Randall.
An Alphabet of Deadly Sins and Lesser Evils Peculiar to the House and Garden.
Preprandial Parrot Press
An excellent little alphabet.
An American Four-in-Hand in Britain.
A superbly INSCRIBED copy of Andrew Carnegie's account of a summer coach tour around the British isles. This copy was signed during Carnegie's summer-long honeymoon…
An Announcement and A First List of Three Books Designed and Printed by Robert Ashwin Maynard and Horace Walter Bray at The Raven Press in Harrow Weald Middlesex.
With the original order form inserted loose.
An Enquiry into the Causes of the Miscarriage of the Scots Colony at Darien. or an Answer to a Libel entitled A Defence of the Scots Abdicating Darien. Submitted to the consideration of the Good People of England.
One of the most important of the few existing Darien tracts being a detailed explanation of why the Colony failed and a defence of the…
An Exhibit of Garamond Type with Appropriate Ornaments.
With the book label of T.M. Cleland, from whose article ‘The Fine Art of Printing’ are printed excerpts in this exhibition catalogue.
PENTAGRAM PRESS. TARACHOW, Michael. DOSTALE, Mercedes.
An Exploration of the Granjon Arabesques.
PRESS OF THE WOOLLY WHALE. BLADES, William. REED, Philip G.
An Extract from Enemies of Books.
Press of the Woolly Whale
[n.d. circa 1934]
Blades’s 19th century diatribe on biblioclasts and book preservation, this extract on the perils of women and children in the library.
An Introduction to Electricity. In six sections.
W. Strahan & T. Cadell
Elihu Thomson’s copy with his signature and bookplate of the Elihu Thomson Collection of the Franklin Institute Library, deaccessioned. Initially Ferguson’s lectures dealt mainly with…
NEW YORK CHAPPEL.
An Uncommonplace Book; The Second Uncommonplace Book.
The New York Chappel
Volume 1 was the first book printed by the New York Chappel, and has the book label and signature of Joseph Francis Weiler (formerly of…
HAMMER, Victor. KREDEL, Fritz. ANVIL PRESS. RACINE.
Andromache: A Tragedy as it [was] acted in the Duke’s Theatre, 1675, Freely translated into English in 1674 from Jean Racine's Andromaque by a Young Gentleman & John Crowne.
ERNI, Hans. SOPHOCLES.
Hans Erni was an important Swiss artist well known for his posters, murals, designs for stamps, ceramics and theatre sets as well as his elegant…