Part II - Books about Bookplates & the Art of the Book

292 ACKET, Déh. [Portfolio of thirteen wood engravings printed from the blocks by] l'Imprimerie Krol & Courton [for] Graphia, Antwerp, 1969. No.123 of 400 copies; pp.(4) introduction & colophon and thirteen leaves of wood-engravings, loose in original printed wrappers as issued; text in Dutch, French & German.  £30

293 ALEXANDER, F.L. South African Bookplates from the Percival J.G. Bishop Collection. With a preface by R.F.M. Immelman... and an index by Percival Bishop. A.A. Balkema, Amsterdam, Cape Town, 1955. FIRST EDITION, pp.108; 70 plates, many tipped-in; very good in original plum cloth, gilt.  £38

294 AMERICAN SOCIETY of Bookplate Collectors & Designers. KENNAN, James P. [Editor] Ex Libris Chronicle. The International Collector. Vol.1 no.1 [to Vol.5 no.1/2 but lacking vol.3 no.1] American Society of Bookplate Collectors & Designers, 2001-2006. 17 nos. [in 12], each c.36pp.; illustrated throughout, some in colour; pictorial wrappers. A good run, complicated by the erratic occurence of double numbers, but lacking one issue. BNL contributes a review & two 'Letters from London'; others include Klaus Rodel, Cliff Parfitt, Roy Cooney, Thomas Boss, Benoit Junod.  £45

295 ANSELL, Robert. The Bookplate designs of Austin Osman Spare. The Bookplate Society, 1988. No.312 of 500 copies; pp.35; illustrations throughout; a good copy in slightly browned pictorial wrappers.  £25

296 ARMORIAL BOOKPLATES. 147 Examples of Armorial Book Plates. From various Collections. (Second Series.) W. Griggs & Sons, 1892. FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.(6); chromolithograph frontispiece & 146 plates of ex libris printed on tinted ground; light stain clips top outer corner of leaves through second half, otherwise well preserved in original pictorial boards, rebacked with most of original backstrip preserved, old repairs to corners. With index leaf & contents of original issue in 12 parts.  £85

297 AUCTION CATALOGUE. Catalogue of a Collection of Book-Plates, (Ex-Libris), the property of A Well-Known Amateur. Which will be sold by auction, by Messrs. Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, February, 1902. Pp.28; slight spotting but generally well preserved in original printed wrappers; frayed at edges, split along backstrip fold. 190 lots, averaging c.10 plates in each.  £30

298 AUSTRIAN BOOKPLATES. [Eighteen Bookplate Designs printed for the] XIXth International Exlibris Congress at Oxford. Osterreichische Exlibris-Gesellschaft, 1982. Pp.(4) + 18 designs printed on various papers and cards; very good in printed card folder.  £20

299 AYTO, John. CROFTON, Ian. Brewer's Britain & Ireland. The History, Culture, Folklore and Etymology of 7500 places in these islands. Place-name Consultant Dr Paul Cavill. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2005. FIRST EDITION, pp.xxxii,1267; a very good copy in dust-wrapper. Published @  £30.  £20

300 BACKHOUSE, Janet. TURNER, D.H. & WEBSTER, Leslie. [Editors] The Golden Age of Anglo-Saxon Art 966-1066. British Museum, 1984. FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.216; 275 items described; illustrations in colour & monochrome throughout; a good copy of this important catalogue in pictorial laminated card covers.  £15

301 BAKER, J.H. The Bookplates of Serjeants at Law. [Article offprinted from] Volume 3 Number 2, The Bookplate Journal, September 1985. Pp.(65-)82; 2pp of plates; very good in orinted wrappers; inscribed 'For Miss Joan Corder With my compliments and thanks, John Baker.' Additional card laid in with further note of thanks.  £12

302 BEARDSLEY, Aubrey. LASNER, Mark Samuels. The Bookplates of Aubrey Beardsley. The Rivendale Press, 2008. FIRST EDITION, pp.107; frontispiece & illustrations throughout; new in pictorial card covers. A useful reference though illustrations indifferently printed.  £12

303 BEAUJEAN, Dr Marion. Helmut Seehausen. Illustrationen Buchgraphik. Exlibristen [Frederikshavn] 1988. No.56 of 500 copies; pp.51 + colophon; title vignette & 67 illustrations of various sizes; with a catalogue raisonné including 80 bookplate designed; very good in printed wrappers.  £25

304 BEDDINGHAM, P[hilip] C. English Book-plates. [2pp. illustrated article in] The Lady, February, 1961. [with] CLARK, Keith. Collecting Bookplates. [3pp. illustrated article in] The Lady, March 1973. Two issues, each c.60pp; original wrappers (detached from the earlier issue).  £8

305 BEDDINGHAM, Philip. Concerning Bookplates. [Four essays.] Private Libraries Association, 1960. FIRST EDITIONS, pp.14; 12 illustrations of ex libris; a very good copy in original printed wrappers of this early PLA publication.  £8

306 BEDDINGHAM, Philip. CARTER, Will. STONE, Reynolds. Concerning Booklabels. [with] Concerning Bookplates essays by Philp Beddingham. Private Libraries Association, 1963/60. FIRST EDITIONS, pp.16; 14; very good copies in printed wrappers. Signed letter to Beddingham laid in, from Antony Wilson, secretary of the PLA, thanking him for his contribution to this work. 8pp. Order for the Service of Thanksgiving for the life and work of Philip Charles Beddingham, Gray's Inn, 1983, laid in.  £30

307 BELGRADE Ex-libris Circle Newsletter. [Nos. 1-12 inclusive] Galerija Graficki Kolektiv, Beograd, 1996-2002. Folio, 12 issues, each 24pp. (after smaller first 3 issues); illustrations throughout; a very good set in the Society's special black rexine binding; parallel Serbian & English text. BNL contributes 'My first bookplate' (by Joan Hassall) to issue 11.  £55

308 BELGRADE Ex Libris Circle. CIRIC, Rastko [Editor] Newsletter [renamed Chronicles from 2002.] Nos. 1 - 18/19 [lacking no.12] Belgrade Ex-libris Circle, Beograd, 1996-2005. 18 issues (in 17); 12-32pp. each (most 24pp.); illustrations throughout; text in English & Serbo-Croat. BNL contributes a regular column (as HRH Prince Stanley) from Newsletter no.7 onwards.  £30

309 BEWICK, John. TATTERSFIELD, Nigel. John Bewick: Engraver on Wood 1760-1795. An appreciation of his life together with a Catalogue of his Illustrations and Designs. The British Library, 2001. FIRST EDITION, lg.8vo., pp.256; 150 black & white illustrations; very good in dust-wrapper. An important new contribution to the history of book illustration & children's books which draws extensively on unpublished correspondence, Bewick's own ledger and the British Museum collection of Bewick material. Published at  £45.  £25

310 BIGGS, John R. Fifty Years On. [for The Author] 1988. FIRST EDITION, pp.48; introductory note, list of contents & 44pp. of illustrations by Biggs; published on the 50th anniversary of the publication of Biggs' illustrated Robinson Crusoe in the Penguin Illustrated Classics series.  £20

311 BIOGRAPHY. WILLIAMS, Sir Edgar & others. [Editors] The Compact Edition of the Dictionary of National Biography. Complete Text Reproduced Micrographically. [In two volumes.] Oxford University Press, 1975. 2vols. lg.4to., pp.(8)3149; vol.I a little 'shaken' with crumpled prelims., vol.II recased in original cloth, new endpapers. The complete text of the original 22 vols. and the six 20thC vols (to 1960 in one alphabetical sequence), reprinted in microprint (for reading through magnifying glass - supplied).  £75

312 BLATCHLY, John. The Bookplates of George Wolfe Plank and a selection of his book illustrations. With a foreword by John Craig. The Bookplate Society, 2002. FIRST EDITION limited to 250 copies (50 only for sale); lg.8vo., pp.viii,96; illustrations of nearly a hundred bookplates designs & several book illustrations; new in illustrated stiff paper covers. A fascinating and thoroughly researched account of this little-known book artist. Born Gettysburg in 1883, he sailed in 1914 to England where he stayed until his death in 1965. Initially much influenced in his bookplate work by Gordon Craig, his book illustrations included Vita Sackville-West's The Land & Family History (jacket), Benson's The Freaks of Mayfair and work for Hilda Doolittle, Molly Keane & Marianne Moore.  £16

314 BLATCHLY, John. Bookplates and devices by the later Craigs. [Offprint from] Bookplate Journal, September, 2003. One of 15 offprint copies, sm.4to., pp.(75-)97; 97 illustrations in line; very good in pictorial wrappers. A fine study of work by the children & grand-children of Edward Gordon Craig.  £8

315 BLATCHLY, John. Bookplates and Devices by the later Craigs. From the Bookplate Journal September 2003. 4to., pp.[75-]97; 87 designs illustrated; very good in printed wrappers. 74 plates by Edward Anthony Craig, 22 by John Craig, and one by the young Tom Gordon Craig.  £8

316 BLATCHLY, John. East Anglian Ex-Libris. Bookplates and labels made between 1700 and the present day. The Bookplate Society, 2008. FIRST EDITION limited to 100 copies, numbered & signed by the author for private distribution, (+ 350 copies for The Bookplate Society), this one of 75 copies with a tipped-in copy of the pictorial bookplate etched by Suffolk painter Anna Airy for Sir Harry Newton, sometime MP for Harwich. Folio, pp.128; over 260 illustrations & facsimiles throughout (16 in colour); new in laminated pictorial card covers. A well produced sequel to Dr Blatchly's earlier 'Suffolk and Norfolk Ex-Libris', essential reading for local collectors for the biographical notes alone, with three separate indexes of: place, owner, and artists, engravers & printers, which incorporate both works.  £18

318 BLATCHLY, John. Some Suffolk and Norfolk Ex-Libris. Bookplates and Labels relating to East Anglian Owners, Artists and Printers. The Bookplate Society, 2000. FIRST EDITION limited to 450 copies (200 for sale), folio, pp.(6)154; illustrations throughout; very good in printed card wrappers. A well produced survey with biographical notes & effective index.  £18

319 BLATCHLY, John. Some Suffolk and Norfolk Ex-Libris. [with] East Anglian Ex-Libris... The Bookplate Society [&] The Author, 2000, 2008. Two works, new in original card covers as above. Available individually at  £18, we can offer the two works together at a special price.  £30

320 BLATCHLY, John. CRAIG, Edward Gordon. The Bookplates of Edward Gordon Craig. The Bookplate Society, 1997. FIRST EDITION limited to 430, of which 30 signed & numbered deluxe copies in buckram-backed pictorial boards included three tipped-in bookplates printed from Gordon Craig's original woodblocks by John Craig; this copy signed & inscribed o[ut] o[f] s[eries] [no.] 2 [of] 5 copies thus; sm.4to., pp.vi,129 + colophon; coloured frontispiece & 202 facsimiles of all bookplates described (some in several states). An excellent study with detailed notes on each plate.  £75

321 BLATCHLY, John. CRAIG, Edward Gordon. The Bookplates of Edward Gordon Craig. The Bookplate Society, 1997. FIRST EDITION limited to 430 copies; sm.4to., pp.vi,129 + colophon; coloured frontispiece & 202 facsimiles of all bookplates described (some in several states). An excellent study with detailed notes; new in original wrappers, signed by the author.  £24

323 BOLTON, Joseph. ABLETT, H. Kellet & BOLTON, Peter. The Engravings of Joseph Bolton. Albany Press, Berkhamsted, 1990. FIRST EDITION, no.75 of 100 copies; pp.(9) & 51pp. of engravings; very good in slightly soiled stiff paper wrappers. An accomplished Catholic engraver with a strong Gill influence.  £20

324 BOOKBINDING. DAVENPORT, Cyril. Royal English Bookbindings. Seeley & Co., 1896. FIRST EDITION, lg.8vo., pp.96; 8 colour & 27 half-tone plates, a good copy in contemporary buckram, backstrip largely worn away but sides securely held.  £30

325 BOOKBINDING. PAPANTONIO, Michael. Early American Bookbindings from the collection of Michael Papantonio. [Catalogue of an exhibition curated by Hannah Dustin French.] Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, 1972. FIRST EDITION, pp.xii,89(3); 61 plates illustrating all the bindings exhibited; very good in original wrappers, prospectus laid in.  £20

326 BOOKPLATE SOCIETY. Directory of Members and Constitution, 1982. [with] Constitution and Directory... [for 1992, 1995 & 2001] Bookplate Society, 1982-2001 Four pamphlets; pp.14; iv,21; 26; 24; preserved by BNL in cloth-backed marbled boards.  £20

327 BOWYER, William. MASLEN, K.I.D. The Bowyer Ornament Stock. Oxford Bibliographical Society, 1973. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.(4)59; 238 ornaments illustrated; very good in printed wrappers.  £8

328 BROOMHEAD, Frank. The Book Illustrations of Orlando Jewitt. Private Libraries Association, 1995. FIRST EDITION limited to 250 copies for sale (+ 1000 for members); lg.8vo., pp.xvi,256; 99 illustrations in line & half-tone and 66 reproductions of bookplate designs; a very good copy in original black cloth, gilt; inscribed 'To Brian North Lee in friendship and with gratitude for valuable assistance. Frank Broomhead October 1995.' The impressive culmination of a lifetime's research which provides a detailed picture of trade wood-engraving in the mid-19thC. with descriptions of 85 bookplates & 923 publications illustrated by Jewitt. AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY  £45

329 BURKE. PINE, L.G. [Editor] Burke's Peerage Baronetage and Knightage. 99th Edition [completely revised]. Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1949. Pp.ccxc,2475; original red cloth a little faded & soiled, extremities rubbed, somewhat shaken but a sound copy of the first post-war edition.  £40

330 BUTLER, W.E. Contemporary Ex-Libris 1980-1982. Catalogue of the Exhibition in the Central Library, Oxford, August 1982. The Bookplate Society, 1982. FIRST EDITION, pp.iv,43; printed green wrappers. Menu for the XIXth Congress dinner laid in, signed by 18 of the artists & delegates who attended.  £15

331 BUTLER, W.E. Leslie C. Benenson. Exlibristen [Frederikshavn] 1986 No.196 of 300 copies; lg.8vo., pp.28 + colophon; tipped-in plate signed by Benenson, title vignette & 15 other illustrations; very good in pictorial card wrapper.  £20

332 BUTLER, W.E. [Editor & Translator] SAVON'KO, V.S. Dictionary of Monograms of Russian Bookplate Artists. Studies in Bookplate History. Russia Series 4. Bookplate Society, 1982. First Edition of this translation; pp.(2)21; seven tables of 336 monograms; a good copy of this invaluable reference for students of Rusian bookplates. Savon'ko's work of 1929 (limited to 150 copies) remains the only book on the subject.  £15

333 BUTLER, William E. & Darlene J. The Golden Era of American bookplate design. The Bookplate Society, 1986. FIRST EDITION, no.691 of 900 copies; sm.folio,pp.165 + colophon; 100 illustrations; very good in original stiff wrapper, bruised at top edge. A biographical dictionary of bookplate designers with introductory essays.  £20

334 CALLIGRAPHY. FREEMAN, Joan. Lettering & Calligraphy. B.T. Batsford, 1984. FIRST EDITION, landscape format; pp.128; illustrations & specimens throughout; very good in dust-wrapper.  £8

335 CAMBERWELL PRESS. LAWRENCE, John [& others] The Camberwell Press. An Announcement and a Prospectus. Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts, 1984. 750 copies printed; pp.(24); illustrations from books by Jane Lydbury, Eileen Hogan, John Vernon Lord, Michael Gullick & John Lawrence; a handsome prospectus for the first six books planned by the Press, letterpress printed in Monotype Baskerville on Glastonbury paper; fine in pictorial Ingres paper wrappers; order form laid in.  £12

336 CAUTI, Giuseppe [Editor] Concorso Internazionale Exlibristico 'Gabriele D'Annunzio'. Commune di Pescara, 1988. FIRST EDITION, lg.4to., pp.226(2); c165 artists featured with examples of their work (some in colour), inspired by the 50th anniversary of the death of D'Annunzio; a good copy of this handsome production, fully indexed, laminated pictorial card.  £30

337 COLNAGHI.. Five Hundred Years of Fine Prints. An exhibition 10 February - 10 March 1976. P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Ltd, 1976. Unpaginated; 277 items catalogued in detail with many illustrations in half-tone; very good in original pictorial laminated card, backstrip faded; price list laid in.  £8

338 COSTANZO, Nicola. Xilografie ed Ex Libris. A cura di Giuseppe Cauti. Presentaziono di Benito Sablone. Casa D'Annunzio, Pescara, 1988. FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.12(4); 22 colour plates; very good in pictorial laminated card covers.  £15

339 DAVIES, Robert. A Memoir of the York Press. With notices of authors, printers and stationers in the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. A facsimile reprint with a new introduction and bibliography by Bernard Barr. Ken Spelman, York, 1988. (500 copies printed), pp.xiv,vi,397; very good in original cloth & dust-wrapper. An attractive facsimile of the original edition of 1868. Bigmore & Wyman 1.154.  £20

340 DE FILIPPIS. [Ten bookplates designed for Mario & Giulia de Filippis by] Bouleanu Constantin Adrian é state impressa nella Tipografia Basagni di Arezzo, 1982. No.157 of 399 copies, signed; ten line-drawn bookplates in printed card folder, as produced for the XIX Oxford Congress, 1982.  £10

341 DICKINSON, Tania. HARKE, Heinrich. Early Anglo-Saxon Shields. The Society of Antiquaries, 1992. FIRST EDITION, folio, pp.(10)94; 47 text illustrations & 20 tables; very good in dust-wrapper.  £20

342 EHRINGHAUSEN, Willy. 30 Ex Libris. Exlibristen [Frederikshavn] 1985. FIRST EDITION, no.86 of 200 copies; folio, pp.(8) + 30 plates; VG in slightly marked pictorial wrappers.  £30

343 EKKART, R.E.O. Finse Ex-Libris. Een keuze uit de collectie van Paavo Helkama in het Rijksmuseum. Meermanno-Westreenianum / Museum van het Boek, 's-Gravenhage, 1979. 16mo., pp.64; 25 half-tone illustrations; a nice copy of this attractive production; printed card wrappers.  £15

AUTHOR'S COPY
344 FLEECE PRESS. LEE, Brian North. Bookplates by Richard Shirley Smith. The Fleece Press, 2005 [2006] FIRST EDITION limited to 275 copies; pp.101 + colophon; 65 designs listed with 9 wood-engraved & 14 drawn images hand-printed from the original blocks on the Albion Press by Simon Lawrence; 6 tipped-in samples & portrait of the artist; a beautiful production in Van Dijck types on Saunders HP paper; buckram-backed wood veneer boards, paper label & slip-case.  £140

345 FLEECE PRESS. WOOLNOUGH, C.W. A Pretty Mysterious Art. A lecture to the Royal Society of Arts. Introduced by Barry McKay & new marbled samples by Ann Muir. The Fleece Press, 1996. 300 copies printed in Scotch Roman on grey Cross Pointe Passport granite text paper; pp.51(3); 11 tipped-in samples of traditional marbled paper designs; canvas-backed marbled boards; paper label & cloth silk solander box. The first separate publication of Woolnough's 1878 lecture to the Royal Society. Barry McKay contributes a learned & readable account of Woolnough and the Whole Art of Marbling.  £70

346 FLETCHER, William Younger. English Book Collectors. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1902. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.xviii,448; illustrations & facsimiles in half-tone & line throughout; a good copy in original green buckram, top edge gilt, others uncut.  £25

347 FOLGOSA, Conde da. Alguns Ex-Libris de Ingleses em Portugal e de Portugeses com a Gra-Bretanha Relacionados. [Essay in] Panorama. Revista Portuguesa de Arte e Turismo. No. 46/47. Lisbon, 1973. Lg.4to., pp.158; illustrations in colour, line & half-tone throughout including 66 ex-libris in da Folgosa's 14pp. article; original pictorial laminated covers slightly rubbed; presentation inscription from da Folgosa.  £15

348 FOLGOSA, Conde da. NEVES, Adelino Vieira. 1st Exposicao de Ex-Libris da Costa do Sol e seu Triangulo Turistico. Arcadas do Parque Estoril, Portugal, 1969. FIRST EDITION, 1000 copies printed; 4t0., pp.68; illustrations throughout; a few corners creased but well preserved in original printed wrappers; presentation inscription to 'Gerard Lisle (?) Great Bibliophil...' from Conde da Folgosa.  £30

349 FRANKS, Sir Augustus Wollaston. Catalogue of British and American Book-Plates (Ex Libris) collected by the late Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks. Ellis, 1906. FIRST EDITION, pp.(4)244; 7253 bookplates & 101 trade cards; very good in contemporary green cloth. Franks was Keeper of British and Medieval Antiquities at the BM; inspired by his friend John Leicester Warren (later Lord De Tabley), Franks formed a remarkable collection of over 34,000 bookplates in the last twenty years of his life which was left to the BM. This catalogue comprises nearly 7,500 duplicates from the collection, mostly armorials, which booksellers J.J. Holdsworth & G. Smith ('Ellis') acquired 'from the residuary legatee'. BNL contributed an essay on 'Franks as a bookplate collector' to 'Nineteenth Century Collecting and the British Museum, edited by Caygill & Cherry, BM Press, 1997.  £120

350 FULLER, George W. [Editor] A Bibliography of Bookplate Literature. Bibliographical Work by Verna B. Grimm. Some Random Thoughts on Bookplate Literature by Winward Prescott. Spokane Public Library, 1926. Republished by Gale Research, Detroit, 1973. 12mo., pp.151; a very good copy in russet cloth; c.1,000 entries with pagination & brief notes on editions; with a 7pp. Supplement of Books Containing Material of Value on Bookplates & 30pp. subject index. Useful reprint of the original edition which was limited to 500 copies.  £25

351 GERMAN BOOKPLATES. Die Deutsche Exlibrisschaft e.V. widmet diese Mappe mit Exlibris. [printed for the XIXth International Congress at Oxford] Paul G. Becker [Kiel] 1982. No.231 of 340 copies; pp.(4) + 20 designs by 18 artists, printed on separate cards, many signed; very good in printed folder.  £30

352 GEROSA, Pier Luigi. Ex Libris 10 Artists Italiani. BNEL, Rogeno, 1982. No.273 of 550 copies; pp.(6) & ten tipped-in full-page bookplate specimens using various colours & papers; very good in printed card folder & portfolio. Produced for the XIXth Congress at Oxford.  £25

353 GILL. KINDERSLEY, ROTHENSTEIN & CLEVERDON. Eric Gill: Stone Carver. Wood Engraver. Typographer. Writer. Three essays to accompany an exhibition of his life and work. Dartington Cider Press Centre [&] Kettle's yard, Cambridge, 1979. Pp.(20); illustrations in line and half-tone throughout; a handsome production in Gill's Perpetua; pictorial covers slightly soiled.  £15

354 GOLDEN HEAD PRESS. CAMMELL, Richard [& others] Raymond Lister. Five Essays by Richard Cammell, Peter Foster, Simon Lissim, L.G.G. Ramsey, Francis Warner. [The Golden Head Press] Cambridge, 1963. FIRST EDITION, no. 5 of 30 signed copies, specially bound in green buckram, gilt; pp.(8)22 + 8pp of line & half-tone illustrations of Lister's work in wood-engraving, line-drawing, wrought-iron, &c.; a very good copy; inscribed 'For Brian North-Lee [sic], who shares so many of my enthusiasms.'  £20

355 GOLDEN HEAD PRESS. SCOTT, Amoret and Christopher. Dummy Board Figures. The Golden Head Press, Cambridge, 1966. FIRST EDITION, pp.21; 20 half-tone plates; very good in printed wrapper over boards. A fascinating essay on the predominantly 17th & 18thC figures found on dummy boards 'or picture boards, fireboards, door porters, and silent companions, as they have also been called'.  £12

356 GOLDEN HEAD PRESS. SCOTT-ADIE, Catherine. Poems. The Golden Head Press, Cambridge, 1965. FIRST EDITION, pp.52; very good in original printed blue wrappers.  £12

357 GOLDEN HEAD PRESS. WARNER, Francis [Editor] Garland. A little anthology of poetry and engravings. The Golden Head Press Cambridge, [c1968] FIRST EDITION 275 copies printed; pp.22 + colophon; printed in red & black; very good in original green wrappers. Verse by Samuel Palmer, Edmund Blunden, Christopher Hassall, Laurence Whistler, Edward Storey & the editor; engravings by Sutherland, Calvert, Shirley Smith, Raymond Lister, Bewick & Charlton Nesbit.  £12

358 GOODACRE, Clive. The search for the 'Inimitable Note'. [A study of English banknote design. Reprinted from Penrose 1982. International review of the graphic arts.] The Bank of England [1982] Folio, pp.(24); illustrations in colour & half-tone throughout; very good in pictorial laminated wrappers.  £12

359 GRAHAM, Rigby. Romantic Book Illustration in England 1943-55. Private Libraries Association, 1965. FIRST EDITION, 1000 copies printed; pp.35; illustrations throughout; a good copy in pictorial wrappers.  £15

360 GRIGSON, Geoffrey [Editor] O Rare Mankind! A Short Collection of Great Prose. Phoenix House, 1963. FIRST EDITION, pp.168; 17 plates; a good copy in slightly rubbed & frayed dust-wrapper.  £8

361 GUICHARD, Kenneth. [LEE, Brian North. Editor] This is Me. A Hunter and His Findings. Privately published for distribution to his friends. 2002. FIRST EDITION, lg.8vo., pp.(4)87; half-tone illustrations; very good in printed wrappers.  £25

362 GUIRO, Vincent. STRACHAN, Walter J. [Curator] Vincent Guiro. [Catalogue of an exhibition] Taranman, 1975. 450 copies printed at Skelton's Press; pp.(16); 7 illustrations; very good in lightly sunned pictorial wrappers. Strachan contributes a biographical note & introductory essay.  £8

363 GUTHRIE, James [Editor] The Bookplate. Being no.3 of the Journal of The English Bookplate Society. Printed & Published at The Pear Tree Press, Flansham, September 1921. 4to., pp.(8)25(5); illustrations throughout including work by James & Stuart Guthrie, Pickford Waller, Agnes Swaine & Harold Nelson; a very good copy in lightly creased pictorial wrappers of Guthrie's idiosyncratic journal.  £30

364 HAKALA, Tuulikki. [Bookplates] XIX International Ex-Libris Congress, Oxford, 1982. Six original bookplates designed for Hakala by five different artists, 1978-89; four signed; tipped-in printed folder. Inscribed 'To Brian at Oxford 18.8.82. Tuulikki'.  £12

365 HAMILTON, Walter. Catalogue of a portion of the collection of Ex-Libris, formed by Walter Hamilton Esq., ...also his valuable reference library of works on Heraldry and Book-Plates. Which will be sold by Auction by Messrs. Puttick & Simpson, 1897. Photocopy facsimile of the original auction catalogue; pp.24; 402 lots; 10 facsimile illustrations; a rather light copy but legible & well bound in tan cloth, lettered in gold along backstrip.  £15

366 HARDY, W.J. Bookplates. Second Edition [revised & enlarged]. Kegan Paul, 1897. Pp.256; 44 full-page illustrations; first & final leaves spotted, otherwise a very good uncut copy in original blue buckram. Ownership signature (dated 28/5/97) & attractive monogram-signed fine-de-siécle bookplate of George Cottrill Downing, armorial within scallop shell: 'Books my never failing friends are they with whom I converse nights and day'.  £25

367 HASELBOCK, Karl. Six woodcut bookplate specimens (two coloured). [A keepsake produced for the XIX Congress at Oxford, 1982?] N.P., N.D. 120 x 85mm, six woodcut specimens (two coloured); very good in pictorial stiff paper folder.  £8

368 HAYDYN, Joseph. OCKERBY, Horace. The Book of Dignities. Continued to the Present Time (1894) And with an Index to the Entire Work by Horace Ockerby. Third Edition. With a New Preface by Norris and Ross McWhirter. Genealogical Publishing, 1970. Pp.xxviii,1170; a very good copy of this standard work in original red cloth & frayed dust-wrapper.  £45

369 HERALDRY. BROOKE-LITTLE, J.P. [Editor] The Coat of Arms. Nos.60-62 & 107. The Heraldry Society, 1964/65 & '78. Four issues, each 42pp.; illustrations in line & half-tone; very good in printed card wrappers.  £8

370 HEYNDERICKX, T. International Exlibriswedstrijd 1979. Tentoonstelling van een selectie van de 424 ingezonden exlibris. Stadsbestuur van Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, 1979. [with] Internationale Exlibristentoonstelling. Stadhuis, Ronse [Belgium] 1976. Two items, sm.4to., pp.(16); illustrations of 22 ex libris in line & half-tone; very good in card covers; pp.(16); unillustrated catalogue of the exhibited bookplates; printed wrappers.  £15

371 HOPKINSON, Martin. Ex Libris. The Art of Bookplates. British Museum Press, 2011. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.111; 99 'full-page' illustrations, printed on tinted ground, some in colour; new in pictorial card covers. A useful introduction, well illustrated with most examples from the last 120 years.  £10

372 HOPKINSON, Martin. No Day Without A Line. The History of The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers 1880-1999. Ashmolean, Oxford, 1999. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.136; 46pp. of plates, 8 in colour; original pictorial stiff paper wrappers.  £10

373 HORNHAVER, Hans. RODEL, Klaus. Hans Hornhaver Ikoner og Exlibris. Exlibristen, Frederikshavn, 1986. Fisrt Edition, folio, no.56 of 300 copies; pp.32; 5 tipped-in colour plates of Icons & 32 bookplates illustrated in line; very good in printed green stiff wrappers.  £30

374 HOYAL, Susan. CALVOCORESSI, Francesca. Graven Images. The Art of British Wood Engraving. [Catalogue of an exhibition with essays by the compilers.] Scottish Arts Council, 1979. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.(40); illustrations throughout; a very good copy of this attractive catalogue.  £12

375 HUNT, C.J. The Book Trade in Northumberland and Durham to 1860. A Biographical Dictionary of Printers, Engravers, Lithographers, Booksellers, Stationers, Publishers... Bookbinders...circulating libraries... History of the Book Trade in the North, Newcastle, 1975. FIRST EDITION, pp.xviii,116; very good in original blue cloth.  £15

376 INCLINE PRESS. LEE, Brian North. The Lure of the Label. [Prospectus], Catalogue and three other ephemeral pieces from the press, including a brief letter from Graham Moss to BNL inviting him to write the text for what became 'The Lure of the Label'. Incline Press, 2002/3. Five pieces of varying size, colour & paper, reflecting the catholic taste of the printer.  £20

377 INCLINE PRESS. MOSS, Graham & WHALEN, Kathy] Around Robins. [from] Graham Moss and Whizzer the Guard Dog and Kathy Whalen and Whizzer the Lap Dog. Incline Press To Greet the New Year 2005. 'About 250 copies' in Scotch types on Magnani paper; pp.(12) + colophon & erratum leaf; four hand-coloured engravings of Robins, 3 colour title with ribbon border & vignette; fine in decorated wrappers; inscribed, 'All the best for the coming year. Graham & Kathy'.  £20

378 INCLINE PRESS. MOSS, Graham & WHALEN, Kathy] Making Books to Music by Andrew Wilde. Incline Press To Greet the New Year 2002. No.87 of 150 copies; pp.(8) + colophon; decorated envelope bound in with CD of Andrew Wilde playing: Myra Hess's transcription of Bach' s Jesu, Joy... ; Haydn's Sonata in G & Chopin's Gb Etude & Gm Ballade No.1; printed in Gill's Joanna on Zerkall paper; fine in decorated Fabriano stiff paper wrappers.  £25

379 JANSEN, Johan H.A. Het Exlibris van kunstenaar voor verzameling van Johann H.A. Jansen. Van Reekum Galerijj, Apeldoorn, 1971. Landscape format; pp.24; one full-page & 14 half-page illustrations; very good in pictorial wrappers.  £8

380 JUNOD, Benoit. Work in dialogue. [An account of the work of] Vladimir Zvev, Eugenii Bortaikov, Simon Brett [&] Costante Constantini. Association Pro Ex-libris, Nyon, 2006. FIRST EDITION, 1000 copies printed; pp.(6)114; illustrations in colour & line throughout; very good in pictorial card wrappers. With checklists of each artist's work; produced for the 31st International Congress at Nyon; text in German, English & French.  £30

381 JUNOD, Benoit. KRAUT, Vanja [& Others] In Honour of Junod. [Tributes and catalogue of an exhibition.] National Museum, Belgrade, 1996. 500 copies printed; pp.16; tributes & catalogue of 32 exhibits; very good in printed wrappers. With parallel English text.  £8

382 JUNOD, Benoit. [& others] Ex-libris & their artists. Belgrade Ex-libris Circle, 1995. 2500 copies printed, landscape format; pp.302(2); c500, some in colour; a very good copy in original printed card covers of this remarkably wide-ranging survey drawn from the inaugural international competition which attracted no less than 6000 entries from 1200 participants in 62 countries.  £30

383 KALASHNIKOV, Anatoly. 500 Ex Libris. [Moscow] 1993. FIRST EDITION, 16mo., (165 x 105mm), pp.576; introductory essays by W.E. Butler & Gr. Navtikov in English, Italian, German & Russian, and 500 pages of bookplate specimens (some in colours), index; very good in original cloth & dust-wrapper; a remarkable canon of work.  £15

384 KARLAVARIS, Dr. Bogomil. Mednarodna Razstava Otroskil Ekslibrisov. Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1981. Sm.4to., pp(24); 23 full- and half-page bookplate designs; very good in pictorial stiff paper wrappers.  £8

385 KINDERSLEY, Lida Lopes Cardozo. LLOYD-JONES, Emma. Letters for the Millenium. Why we cut letters in stone. Cardozo Kindersley Workshop, Cambridge, 1999. FIRST EDITION, pp.76(2); illustrations in colour throughout; very good in printed card wrappers.  £10

386 KOULEKOV, Pencho. Bookplates. [Printed for the] 23rd International Ex-Libris Congress, Monchengladbach. De Filippis Editore, Arezzo, Italy, 1990. No.155 of 250 copies; pp.(4) + 14 plates printed on rectos only; a fine copy in pictorial wrappers.  £20

387 KRATKY, Bohumil. 10 litografiske exlibris med vin-motiv. Indledning af Klaus Rodel. Exlibristen [Frederikshavn] 1981. No.114 of 150 copies; pp.(8), ten tipped-in two-tone plates, all signed by the artist; very good in printed wrappers.  £30

388 KRSIC, Bogdan. Graficki Listovi. [A retrospective of his graphic work 1957-1987. With a foreword by] Vanja Kraut. Beogradski Izdavacko-Graficki Zavod, Belgrade, 1987. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.124(16); profusely illustrated throughout; very good in slightly browned original pictorial card wrappers; inscribed 'For Brian, Bogdan Krsic 16.7.95, Beograd'. Two-tone copper engraving by the artist, no.13 of 35 copies, signed, laid in.  £30

389 KUZNIECOW, Jurij. LEWANDOWSKI, Rajmund [Curator] Exlibrisy. [Catalogue of an exhibition.] Miejska I Rejonowa Biblioteka Pibliczna W Lipnie, 1979. 16mo., pp.16; portrait, four ex libris illustrations & wrapper vignette; well preserved in pictorial wrappers. Introduction, short biography & list of 58 bookplates exhibited.  £8

390 LATCHAM, Paul [Editor] Herefordshire Bookplates. An Exhibition at Hereford City Museum. [The Author, Hereford] 1988. FIRST EDITION, A4 format; pp.(44); 100 bookplates described, the majority illustrated; well preserved in pictorial card wrappers. BNL is thanked for his help.  £8

391 LATCHAM, Paul [Editor] Herefordshire Bookplates. An Exhibition at Hereford City Museum. [The Author, Hereford] 1988. FIRST EDITION, A4 format; pp.(44); 100 bookplates described, the majority illustrated; well preserved in pictorial card wrappers. Inscribed 'For Brian North Lee with the grateful thanks of Paul Latcham ii.VIII.1988'; folded exhibition poster laid in.  £12

392 LEBORONI, Mariaelisa. 12 Exlibris di Mariaelisa Leboroni dalla collegione di Mario De Filippis. [Printed for the XIXth Congress at Oxford] presso lo Studio d'Arte Tipografica, Perugia, 1982. No. 141 of 350 copies, signed; pp.(6) + 12 bifolia printed rectos only on Ingres Fabriano paper; each with monthly text & illustration and bookplate design in monochrome or colour on facing page; fine in printed card folder.  £20

393 LEE, Brian North [& Others] Deg Jahrbuch 2000 Exlibriskunst und Graphik. Das Exlibris des 20. Jahrhunderts in Europa. Teil 1. Deutsche Exlibris-Gesellschaft e. V., Frankfurt am Main, 2000. FIRST EDITION, no.185 of 520 copies printed; A4 format; pp.156; colour plates & illustrations in line & half-tone throughout; a fine copy in original pictorial laminated boards. Foreword by Dr Gernot Blum & 13 articles, including BNL on Das moderne Exlibris in Britannien.  £40

394 LEE, Brian North [& Others] Ex-Libris Artists VI. Fédération Internationale Des Sociétés D'Amateurs D'Ex Libris. [Artur Miranda] Portugal, 1982. No.61 of 500 copies; pp.199; illustrations throughout including numerous plates and tipped-in specimens; well preserved in lightly soiled original cloth. Articles on 29 artists including Ludo Segers on Mark Severin and BNL on John Lawrence. Text in Portuguese, English & French. Produced for the XIX Congress at Oxford.  £60

395 LEE, Brian North [Editor] HASSALL, Joan. Dearest Joana. A selection of Joan Hassall's lifetime letters and art. Edited by Brian North Lee. With an introduction by John Dreyfus. [In two volumes.] Printed in Denby Dale at The Fleece Press, 2001. FIRST EDITION limited to 300 sets; 2vols., pp.300(3); 'over 60 engravings, all but three printed from the wood, and around 60 line drawings and colour plates either tipped-in or printed as inserted sections, mostly full-page'. Brian North Lee, a close friend of many years' standing, contributes a substantial biographical introduction, and John Dreyfus recalls his experiences of working with Joan. Bound in quarter cloth, marbled boards, paper labels & cloth slip-case. A fine tribute beautifully put together. Fully subscribed before publication. From the library of the Editor.  £250

396 LEE, Brian North. Book-label, bookplate - ephemera? [4pp. illustrated article in] The Ephemerist. No.44. Journal of The Ephemera Society, 1984. A4, pp.(37-)48; illustrated; a good copy.  £8

397 LEE, Brian North. Bookpile Bookplates. The Bookplate Society and The Apsley House Press, 1992. FIRST EDITION, 350 copies printed; 4to., pp.(4)64 + colophon; numerous illustrations on 34 plates; very good in printed red card covers.  £20

398 LEE, Brian North. Bookplate Collecting in Britain Past and Present. The Bookplate Society and The Apsley House Press, 1991. FIRST EDITION, 350 copies printed; pp.(4)44 + colophon; frontispiece and many illustrations on 18 plates; very good in original pictorial card wrappers with subsequently compiled 6pp. index of names laid in.  £20

399 LEE, Brian North. The Bookplate of Oscar Browning by Simeon Solomon. [3pp. illustrated article in] Ex-Libris. Quaderns d'Investigacio Exlibristica. No.1. [with] No.2. Barcelona, 1989. Two issues, folio, pp.30(2); 36; illustrated; very good in stiff wrappers. Also includes articles on contemporary ex libris in France, Japan, Catalonia & Portugal. Issue Two is devoted to Ismael Smith with six articles including Paul Latcham's Chronological listing of the bookplates (in English).  £15

400 LEE, Brian North. The Bookplates of Robert Hancock James Ross and William Bache. Exlibristen, 1986. FIRST EDITION, 350 copies printed, this unnumbered; pp.58 + colophon; half-tone illustrations throughout; a very good copy in original stiff paper wrappers.  £20

401 LEE, Brian North. The Bookplates of Robert Hancock James Ross and William Bache. Exlibristen, 1986. FIRST EDITION, no.271 of 350 copies; pp.58 + colophon; half-tone illustrations throughout; a very good copy specially bound for the author in green buckram, lettered in gold, with original stiff paper wrappers bound in.  £30

402 LEE, Brian North. Bookplates from Mussett's Heraldic Office. With a note on their forerunners. The Bookplate Society and The Apsley House Press, 1994. FIRST EDITION, limited to 350 copies; pp.(4)80 + colophon; frontispiece & 22 plates illustrating 61 ex-libris; copies of four additional bookplates pasted in at end; very good in original printed card wrappers.  £24

403 LEE, Brian North. Bookplates from Mussett's Heraldic Office. With a note on their forerunners. The Bookplate Society and The Apsley House Press, 1994. FIRST EDITION, limited to 350 copies; pp.(4)80 + colophon; frontispiece & 22 plates illustrating 61 ex-libris; very good in original printed card wrappers.  £18

404 LEE, Brian North. Bookplates of Scientists. Reprinted from Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, The Institute of Metals, 1991. Folio, pp.(357-)366; 22 bookplate illustrations; very good, stapled into printed wrappers.  £12

405 LEE, Brian North. British Pictorial Bookplates. The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1982. 4to., pp.(16); very good in printed wrappers; 301 items listed. The catalogue of an exhibition 'which I organised alone' [BNL later recalled] for the XIXth International Congress at Oxford in 1982.  £12

406 LEE, Brian North. Catalogue of the Bookplate Exhibition at the National Book League September 1972. Exhibition arranged jointly by The Bookplate Society and The Private Libraries Association, 1972. FIRST EDITION, 4to., 29 leaves printed on rectos only; 14 bookplates illustrated; a good copy in original cloth-backed pictorial wrappers. 'Our first exhibition... opened by Mark Severin. The list of modern British and overseas bookplates and their designers was another's work.'  £20

407 LEE, Brian North. Early Printed Book Labels. A catalogue of dated personal labels and gift labels printed in Britain to the year 1760. Private Libraries Association and the Bookplate Society, 1976. FIRST EDITION, pp.xxii,185; many facsimile illustrations; very good in original cloth, gilt & glacine wrapper.  £18

408 LEE, Brian North. Ex-Libris Britanics del Segle Passat. [10pp. illustrated article in] Ex-Libris. Any VI, Num.11. Portaveu de L'Associacio Catalana D'Exlibristes, Barcelona, 1994. Folio, pp.36; illustrations throughout with several tipped-in specimens; a very good copy of this handsome production in pictorial stiff wrappers.  £10

409 LEE, Brian North. The Golden Age of the ex-libris. [2pp. article in] TLS, October, 1974. With seven other newspapers containing articles by BNL or reviews of his work.] 1974-94 8 complete newspapers; (TLS x 4; Financial Times, Sunday Times, Oxford Times & Independent) preserved in buckram solander box.  £35

410 LEE, Brian North. J.A.C. Harrison Artist & Engraver. The Bookplate Society and Forlaget Exlibristen, 1983. FIRST EDITION, no. XXXIX of 600 copies; sm. folio, pp.188; 13pp. of illustrations & 51 plates of ex libris, the first in duplicate with tipped-in pull from the copper; a good copy in slightly soiled pictorial wrappers.  £20

411 LEE, Brian North. Jean Walker: A Memoir. [Privately Printed, 1996] Pp.28; 7 plates and mounted colour photograph on cream card wrappers. A long-standing friend of BNL, pillar of the church and reknowned embroiderer & maker of vestments.  £15

412 LEE, Brian North. London Bookplates. A Catalogue of The Bookplate Society's 1984 Exhibition at The Guildhall Library London. The Bookplate Society and Forlaget Exlibristen, 1985. FIRST EDITION, limited to 600 copies, this unnumbered; folio, pp.165 + colophon; frontispiece & 26 plates illustrating 104 Ex Libris; a very good copy in red printed wrappers.  £20

413 LEE, Brian North. The Lure of the Label. Incline Press. To Greet the New Year 2003. FIRST EDITION, limited to 200 copies; 16mo., pp.25 + colophon; 8 tipped-in labels printed in several colours; a fine copy of this delightful keepsake, uncut in marbled wrappers, printed label.  £45

414 LEE, Brian North. My Personal Bookplates. [For the Author] 2001. FIRST EDITION; pp.32; illustrations throughout of bookplates designed for the author by Joan Hassall, Reynolds Stone, Leo Wyatt, Mark Severin, John Lawrence, Richard Shirley Smith, Roy Cooney, Hilary Paynter & others; as new in printed stiff wrappers; extra-illustrated with four of BNL's actual bookplates laid in. Both a most readable account of a personal collection and survey of the principal contemporary artists in the genre.  £15

415 LEE, Brian North. Pictorial Bookplates in Britain. Private Library, Summer 1982. Pp.(56-) 116; 78 illustrations of ex libris; very good in printed wrappers. A special issue devoted to BNL's article, produced to coincide with the XIXth Interntaional Congress at Oxford that August.  £8

416 LEE, Brian North. Premium or Prize Ex-Libris. The Bookplate Society, 2001. FIRST EDITION limited to 300 copies; sm.folio, pp.(8)118; 107 plates described & illustrated; very good in pictorial wrappers.  £20

417 LEE, Brian North. Premium or Prize Ex-Libris. The Bookplate Society, 2001. FIRST EDITION limited to 300 copies; sm.folio, pp.(8)118; 107 plates described & illustrated; specially bound in crimson morocco-backed marbled boards & slip-case; original pictorial wrappers bound in.  £55

418 LEE, Brian North. The Renaissance of Copper-Engraved Bookplates in Britain. [6pp. illustrated article in] The Coat of Arms. No.187. The Heraldry Society, Autumn 1999. Pp.(89-)132(4)adverts.; illustrations throughout; very good in printed card wrappers.  £8

419 LEE, Brian North. Some Bookplates of Heralds and related Ex-Libris. The Bookplate Society, 2003. FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.155; c150 illustrations in line & half-tone; very good in slightly rubbed pictorial card; two letters from grateful recipients of the book laid in.  £20

420 LEE, Brian North. Some Church of England Parochial Library and Cathedral Ex-Libris. The Bookplate Society, 2004. FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.136; over 200 illustrations in line & half-tone; very good in pictorial laminated card.  £16

421 LEE, Brian North. Some Indian and Related Bookplates. The Bookplate Society and The Apsley House Press, 1995. FIRST EDITION, 350 copies printed; pp.(4)81 + colophon; many illustrations on 29 plates; a good copy in slightly marked original pictorial card wrappers.  £20

422 LEE, Brian North. Twentieth Century English Engraved Book Labels. [4pp. illustrated article in] Ex Libris Wereld, Exlibrisring der W.B.V., Amsterdam, 1977. Landscape format, pp.16; 14 bookplates illustrated; slightly browned at edges but a good copy.  £8

423 LEE, Brian North. A problem for the bookplate collector. [10pp. illustrated article in] The Private Library, Autumn 1973. Pp.(105-) 145; illustrations throughout including five full-page ex libris; very good in maroon buckram, original printed wrappers bound in. BNL's essay on engravings in armories & heraldic works used as bookplates. Also includes Colin Smythe's article on the Cuala Press.  £15

424 LEE, Brian North. HAGREEN, Philip. The Ex-Libris of Philip Hagreen. The Bookplate Society and Forlaget Exlibristen, 1987. FIRST EDITION, limited to 650 numbered copies, folio, pp.52(8), incorporating 27 leaves of illustrations in black & red; a very good copy in slightly sunned original blue printed wrappers; from the author's library with his Independent obituary of Hagreen tipped-in at front.  £20

425 LEE, Brian North. NEW, Edmund Hort. Bookplates by Edmund Hort New. The Bookplate Society, 1999. FIRST EDITION limited to 330 copies, sm.folio, pp.98; over 125 bookplates illustrated; very good in original pictorial wrappers.  £20

426 LEE, Brian North. OSMOND, Robert. Bookplates by Robert Osmond. The Bookplate Society, 1998. FIRST EDITION limited to 300 copies, sm.folio, pp.126; 43 ex libris illustrated on 22 plates; very good in slightly marked pictorial wrappers.  £20

427 LEE, Brian North. SMITH, Richard Shirley. Bookplate designs by Richard Shirley Smith. [10pp. illustrated article in] The Private Library, Summer 1977. Pp.[49-]96; illustrations in half-tone & line throughout; also includes Douglas Cleverdon's autobiographical 'Fifty Years'. very good in slightly soiled printed wrappers.  £8

428 LEE, Brian North. WILSON, James. Bookplates by Lord Badeley. The Bookplate Society and The Apsley House Press, 1993. FIRST EDITION limited to 350 copies; pp.58; details of 227 bookplates, 65 illustrated on 30 plates; very good in printed blue card covers.  £20

429 LEE, Brian North. [Contributor] WEHNER, Dietrich. Ex libris in Buchern der Bibliothek der Universitat Konstanz. Gerhard Schmitz-Veltin, Konstanz, 1991. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.122; illustrations throughout; a good copy in slightly browned pictorial laminated card covers. Details of 751 plates; BNL contributes a 12pp. essay, The British Bookplates in Books of Constance University Library. Text in German & English.  £20

430 LEIGHTON, John [Editor] The Book Plate Annual and Armorial Year Book. A. & C. Black, 1897. Lg.4to., pp.36(4)adverts.; illustrations in line & half-tone throughout; old brown paper wrappers with original printed wrappers trimmed & mounted. Includes: Lord Leighton & Millais; George Du Maurier; Jewish Coats of Arms; Bookplates of the Tower of London & Bastille.  £20

431 LEWANDOWSKI, Rajmund. Ex Librisy jana Hasso-Agopsowicza. Lipno, Luty, 1979. Pp.16; portrait & 8 illustrations of ex libris with introductory essay & checklist of the artist's work. A good copy in slightly browned pictorial wrappers.  £8

432 LEWANDOWSKI, Rajmund. Ex Librisy. Lipnowski Dom Kultury, 1979. Pp.24; 12 woodcut ex libris designs. A good copy in slightly browned pictorial wrappers.  £8

433 LEWIS, John. Printed ephemera. The changing uses of types and letterforms in English and American printing. W.S. Cowell, Ipswich, 1962. FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.288; 713 facsimile plates; a very good copy of this classic study in original printed canvas.  £30

434 LIEBLING, Caroline] Women and Eros [in] Bookplates. [The] First book dedicated to ex-eroticis by women artists. Editions Humus Association Pro Ex-libris, 2006. FIRST EDITION, 1500 copies printed; pp.(4)95(3); illustrations in line & colour; very good in pictorial wrappers. Introductory essay in French & English and a selection from the work of twelve women artists.  £30

435 LISTER, Edmund. Catalogue of Book-Plates (Ex-Libris) No.2. Offered for sale by Edmund Lister, Oldham, [c1910] Pp.48; 1927 items listed; original printed green wrappers illustrating two plates; worn along fold, otherwise well preserved.  £16

436 LISTER, Raymond. Apollo's Bird. [Ten swan-based miniature designs.] Windmill Press, Linton, 1974. FIRST EDITION limited to twelve copies 'designed & coloured by Raymond Lister', this copy inscribed: 'out of series uncoloured'; 12 leaves comprising title, ten miniature designs in line & colophon; printed in green throughout; very good in original green cloth, upper gold-blocked with oval swan design.  £30

437 LISTER, Raymond. The First Book of Theodosius called The Gate. Written and illustrated by Raymond Lister. The Golden Head Press, Cambridge, 1962. FIRST EDITION, pp.18; a good copy in printed grey wrappers.  £8

438 LISTER, Raymond. The First Book of Theodosius called The Gate. Written and illustrated by Raymond Lister. The Golden Head Press, Cambridge, 1962. FIRST EDITION, no 18 of 20 deluxe copies on Nagaragawa Japanese hand-made paper, signed by the author; pp.18; very good in original red cloth, gilt; presentation inscription to BNL from Raymond Lister.  £25

439 LISTER, Raymond. The First Book of Theodosius called The Gate. Written and illustrated by Raymond Lister. The Golden Head Press, Cambridge, 1962. FIRST EDITION, pp.18 including three full-page calligraphic & line designs; a good copy in printed grey wrappers; printed 'Compliments of the Season' slip laid in.  £8

440 LISTER, Raymond. The Illuminator. A Tribute to Albert Cousins. The Golden Head Press, Cambridge, 1966. FIRST EDITION limited to 250 copies; pp.(6)10; two colour & 8 other plates; a very good copy in original cloth-backed boards, paper label & plain dust-wrapper. Includes a check-list of works by Cousins.  £20

441 LOGAR, Janez. Ex Libris bei den Slowenen. [Tiskarna Druckerei] Ljubljana, 1972. FIRST EDITION, 12mo., pp.24; 19 bookplates illustrated; parallel Serbo-Croat & German text; very good in slightly soiled wrappers.  £8

442 LOODUS, R. Eesti Eksliibris 1974-1975. The Estonian Book-Plate. Kirjastus, Eesti Raamat, Tallinn, 1977. FIRST EDITION, 12mo., pp.104; 73 full-page illustrations of bookplates; introductory essay in five languages; a good copy in laminated pictorial card covers.  £16

443 LOODUS, Rein [Editor] Eesti eksliibris 1976-1977. The Estonian Book-plate. Eesti NSV Raamatuuhing, Tallinn, 1979. 16mo., pp.128; 102 bookplate designs in line & half-tone with introductory essay & index of artists; very good in laminated pictorial card covers; text in five languages.  £20

444 LOVAT FRASER, Claud. HARE, Kenneth. CORBET, Richard. Three Poems by Kenneth Hare [with] The Fairies' Farewell by Richard Corbet . [Illustrated and decorated by Claud Lovat Fraser.] Printed for C.L.F. and A.F. by A.T. Stevens, [& sold by Everard Meynell at his Museum Street shop] 1916. Two Chapbooks, 16mo., pp.(24); (8); vignettes & decorated wrappers by Lovat Fraser; fine copies of these ephemeral & uncommon items.  £30

445 MACKLEY, George. [GREEN, Lewis H. Editor] George Mackley Wood Engraver. Gresham Books Ltd., 1981. FIRST EDITION folio, pp.136; 138 illustrations; a very good copy in original blue buckram, a little rubbed at extremities; bookplate of F.T. Aldridge incorporating Mackley's 'Mushrooms' (1963) wood-engraving. Includes several essays by and about Mackley.  £55

446 MARTIN, Edward A. A Dictionary of Bookplates of Irish Medical Doctors. With short biographies. De Burca, Dublin, 2003. FIRST EDITION, pp.xiv,160; frontis. & illustrations throughout; very good in dust-wrapper.  £30

447 MASSEY, Chas. A. A Catalogue of Old and Rare British and American Book-Plates (Ex Libris), Offered for Sale at the prices affixed, by Chas. A, Massey, 136 Upper Tulse Hill, [c1910] Pp.76; 2449 items; 15pp. illustrations showing 85 plates; first & final leaves a little crumpled, otherwise well preserved in later patterned paper wrappers.  £28

448 MASSEY, Gerald. A Short List of Book Plates of those in the Medical Profession. [Three Catalogues] Parts I, II & III, from Gerald Massey, 136 Upper Tulse Hill, 1936 3 catalogues, 4to., typescript copies of 8, 8 & 5 leaves (rectos only) in one alphabetical sequence; individually priced; a little browned & creased but generally well preserved.  £28

449 MEYER-NOIREL, G. Répertoire Général des Ex-Libris Français des origines à l'époque moderne 1496-1920. Tome I. [Printed for the Author at] Imprimerie Paradis, Lunéville, 1983. FIRST EDITION limited to 350 copies, folio, pp.viii(152); 9 plates illustrating 41 ex libris; very good in slightly soiled wrappers. (A second volume appeared in 1985.)  £25

450 MIRABELLA, Giuseppe Artisti Italiani dell' Ex Libris. A.I.E. 1990. 800 copies printed; pp.20; 18 plates of which six are tipped-in specimens, signed by the artists; printed wrapper slightly browned but a nice copy of this attractive production.  £15

451 MIRABELLA, Giuseppe Ex Libris. [14 designs printed for the XIXth International Congress at] Oxford, 1982. 250 copies; title & colophon cards + 14 ex libris 'sulla calligrafia islamica e stampata dai originali'; printed in several single colours, mounted on card in pictorial card folder.  £20

452 MIRABELLA, Giuseppe [Editor] Ex Libris Rivista Italiana di Xilograpfia. Ex Libris e Piccola Grafica. [Numbers 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 15, 19/20 & 22/23.] Voce dell' Associazione Italiana Ex Libris, 1986-92. Ten issues (in eight), 4to., each c30pp.; illustrated throughout with many tipped-in ex libris and several additional examples laid in. very good in stiff wrappers. BNL contributes articles on: Hilary Paynter, Richard Shirley Smith, 20thC English Book Labels, Leslie Benenson, The Styles of English Ex Libris and Anglo-Italian Ex Libris.  £60

454 NELSON, Harold. HORNUNG, Clarence Pearson [Editor] Bookplates by Harold Nelson. with a Foreword by John Malcolm Bulloch. Caxton Press, New York, 1929. FIRST EDITION, limited to 525 numbered copies, 4to., pp.(12) + colophon; sepia decorations & 40 plates of bookplate designs in black & various single colours; a good copy of this handsome production on French Normandy Vellum paper in original buckram-backed wood-veneer boards, leather label; extremities a little rubbed but well preserved.  £65

455 NETTER, Emil W. Uber Das ExLibris. Christian Morgensterns, Palma Kunkel. [1950s?] Pp.(16) + printed upper label; 32 illustrations of bookplates by Gill, Ehmcke, Koch, Rogers & others & 2pp. introductory essay; stitching removed, otherwise well preserved; ex libris Ruari McLean.  £8

456 NEW ZEALAND Armorist. MACAULAY, Gregor [Editor] The New Zealand Armorist. [Six issues of the] Journal of the Heraldry Society (New Zealand Branch) 2003-6. Six issues, (nos. 85, 89-92 & 97), 16pp. each; armorial illustrations throughout, some in colour; very good in printed wrappers. Several bookplate references including BNL's note on Graham Johnston as Plagiarist. £20

457 NEXO, Martin Andersen. Blodforst. Illustretet med traesmit af Jorgen C. Rasmussen. Privattryk, [Exlibristen, Fredrikshavn] 1980. FIRST EDITION, no.114 of 350 copies; pp.(20) 3 full-page illustrations; very good in printed wrappers.  £20

458 NEXO, Martin Andersen. Nar nodener storst. Illustretet med traesmit af Poul Skov Sorensen. Privattryk, 1982. FIRST EDITION, no.56 of 350 copies; pp.(20) 3 full-page illustrations in line; very good in slightly creased pictorial wrappers.  £20

459 NORDISK Exlibris. RODEL, Klaus. Nordisk Exlibris Tidsskrift. Tidsskrift for international exlibriskunst. [Three issues.] Frederikshavn Kunstmuseum, 2000/2. Three issues, each 16pp.; illustrated throughout including many colour plates; good copies in original wrappers. Issues: 2000/3, 2001/2, 2002/1.  £15

460 OLDFIELD, John. Printers, Booksellers and Libraries in Hampshire 1750-1800. Hampshire Councty Council, 1993. FIRST EDITION, A4., pp.28; 14 plates & facsimiles; very good in printed card covers. No.3 in the Hampshire Papers series.  £12

461 OLEP, Jaak. Evald Okas. NSV Liidu rahvakunstnik Perioodika, Tallin, 1982. FIRST EDITION, pp.16 + 26 half-tone & 8 colour plates; 3 illustrations of bookplate designs in text; a good copy in printed stiff wrappers; inscribed 'To Brian from Jaak Olep, Oxford 18.8.82'.  £12

462 OLIVIER, Docteur Eugène. Ex-Libris de Médecins et de Pharmaciens antérieur à la période moderne. [from the Bulletin de la Société Archéologique Historique & Artistique Le Vieux Papier... [Facsimile Copy.] A Paris, 1921] 4to., pp.(465-)484(2); 11 text illustrations of ex libris; facsimile copy, stapled; a little browned but serviceable.  £15

463 OMIECZYNSKA, Bogumila [Editor] XVII Miedzynarodowe Biennale Ekslibrisu Wspolczesnego. Malbork Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku, 1998. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.(20) + 131pp. of bookplates, many in colour, featuring the work of as many artists. Well produced showcase for a fine array of talent.  £20

464 OMIECZYNSKA, Bogumila [Editor] XVIII Miedzynarodowe Biennale Ekslibrisu Wspolczesnego Malbork 2000. Museum Xamkowe w Malborku, 2000. FIRST EDITION, pp.xvi,144; sm.4to.; illustrations throughout, several in colour; introductory essay (in Polish & German) by Grzegorz Matuszak; very good in pictorial card covers  £15

465 ORLIK, Emil. SCHEFFER, Heinrich R. Los Ex libris de Emil Orlik en la coleccion de Heinrich R. Scheffer, Viena. [Catalogue of an exhibition.] Caja Espana, 1992. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.70; 18 colour & numerous half-tone & line illustrations; very good in pictorial card covers; a fine showing of the work of this artist of the fin-de-siécle.  £30

466 OTTO, G. A Score of Bookplates designed and drawn by G. Otto. With a preface by Frederick Warnecke. H. Grevel & Co., 1894. FIRST EDITION, lg.8vo., pp.(6) + 20 plates in various single colours; light dust-soiling, pictorial wrappers a little rubbed & frayed with recent paper reinforcement of backstrip, but a serviceable copy.  £35

467 PAL, Pratapaditya [Editor] Dancing to the Flute. Music and Dance in Indian Art. Thames & Hudson [for] The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1997. FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.311; illustrations in colour throughout; a very good copy in dust-wrapper of this sumptuous book of the exhibition held in Sydney, 12 June - 24 August 1997.  £20

468 PANENKA, Ivan. Det moderne exlibris i Slovakiet. The Slovakian Bookplate. Exlibristen [Klaus Rodel, Frederikshavn] 1981. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.68; illustrations in half-tone throughout; very good in pictorial wrappers. Tri-lingual text with biographies of the principal artists.  £12

469 PARFIT, Cliff. An Ex Libris library in Japan. [27pp. illustrated article in] The Private Library, Winter 1992. Pp.(137-) 176; illustrations throughout; very good in printed wrappers.  £8

470 PARFIT, Cliff. The ExLibris of the Golden Age. Private Library, Autumn 1996. FIRST EDITION, pp.(97-)144; 47 illustrations in line & half-tone; very good in original printed wrappers.  £8

471 PAYNTER, Hilary. Bookplate Journal [Catalogue of an Exhibition with an introduction by Simon Brett. c1991] Sm.4to., pp.16; 93 items; title vignette & five large illustrations; very good in laminated card wrappers.  £15

472 PEACHEY, George C. History in Book-Plates. [3pp. illustrated article in] The Bibliophile, Vol.1, No.1, March 1908. Lg.8vo., pp.(32)adverts.,58; illustrations throughout including four colour plates; a good copy in original wrappers; Peachey's bookplate article from the May issue is laid in.  £10

473 PEARCE, Ernest P. The Art of the Bookplate. The Shoestring Press, 1959. No.75 of 125 copies, signed by by the author and inscribed, 'A modest thank-you to Mr. Biggs for being "able to be bothered". EP.' Pp.4; colour printed wrappers a little marked.  £12

474 PEPPIN, Brigid & MICKLETHWAIT, Lucy. Dictionary of British Book Illustrators. The Twentieth Century. John Murray, 1983. FIRST EDITION, folio, pp.336; a good copy in original black cloth. Short biographies & check-lists of over 800 illustrators whose work was first published in Britain with illustrations of the work of 350 of them.  £28

475 PERKIN, Michael. [Editor] A Directory of the Parochial Libraries of the Church of England and the Church in Wales. First edited by Neil Ker. Revised edition by Michael Perkin. Bibliographical Society, 2004. Pp.490; 42 illustrations; new in original cloth. Originally published in 1959, this revised edition significantly enlarges its scope.  £55

476 PFISTER, Paul. OTT, Norbert H. [& others] In Memoriam Paul Pfister (1908-1985) Exlibristen, Frederikshavn, 1989. No.122 of 300 copies, folio; pp.(4)36(4); tipped-in Pfister bookplate & 12 other designs illustrated; very good in printed blue wrappers.  £20

477 PLAYFAIR, Nigel. The Story of the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith. With an introduction by Arnold Bennett, an Epilogue by A.A. Milne... and illustrations after Lovat Fraser, Sheringham, Zinkeisen, Kapp. Chatto & Windus, 1925. FIRST EDITION, pp.xxxii,236; colour frontis. & 17 plates; a good copy in lightly soiled & faded cloth, backstrip darkened & a little frayed at head. Inscribed to 'Jack and Dorothy... from Grace [Lovat Fraser], Dec. 1925', and subsequently 'for Brian with love from Grace'; with the charming Lovat Fraser bookplate which the artists designed for his wife.  £30

478 POLISH Contemporary Exlibris. [Catalogue of an Exhibition at the] Polish Cultural Institure, 1982. Pp.(16); 16 half-tone illustrations; introductory essay & list of the 61 contributing artists; annotated by BNL to record no. of exhibits and dates of each artist; very good in original wrappers.  £12

479 POLISH Contemporary Exlibris. [Catalogue of an Exhibition at the] Polish Cultural Institure, 1982. Pp.(16); 16 half-tone illustrations; introductory essay & list of the 61 contributing artists; very good in original wrappers.  £8

480 POLISH BOOKPLATES. Il Biennale Exlibrisu Wspolczesnego. Katalog Malbork - Zamek Czerwiec - Lipiec, 1965. FIRST EDITION, small square format; pp.(178) including 136pp. catalogue of the work of 47 artists, fully illustrated & with short biographies of each artist; very good in original cloth & slightly soiled dust-wrapper. Catalogue of the Polish Bookplates exhibition in London, 1965, in French & English, laid in.  £28

481 POSTLES, David. The Surnames of Leicestershire and Rutland. Leopard's Head Press, 1998. FIRST EDITION, pp.xviii,369; 70 tables & text figures; a good copy in dust-wrapper.  £18

482 PRIVATE LIBRARY. The Quarterly Journal of the Private Libraries Association. Second Series vol.1 to Third Series vol.8. Private Libraries Assoc., 1968-1985. 72 issues (c.48pp. per issue) with indexes; a very good run in original stiff coloured wrappers. Full of good things on private press, book arts & book collecting in many fields, including bibliographies. The many articles include James Guthrie, Buckland Wright, Gordon Craig, Cleverdon, Jessie King, Will Carter, Middle Hill, Sette of Odd Volumes, Wilkie Collins, Mark Severin, Guild of Women Binders, Reynolds Stone, Talwin Morris, Gregynog, Officina Bodoni, The Byfields; many illustrations throughout. Summer 1972 includes 'Bookplate collecting and The Bookplate Society, BNL's first article on bookplates; three further articles by BNL also appear.  £150

483 PRZYPKOWSKIEGO, Tadeusza. Ekslibrisy Tadeusza Przypkowskiego. Ze wstepem Addrzeja Ryszkiewicza. Opracowanie spisu Zofia Rawska-Kwasnikowa. Jedrzejow, 1980. FIRST EDITION, no.110 of 222 copies; sm.4to., pp.75 + colophon; 23 tipped-in bookplates, printed in various colours; a very good copy in differentially faded blue wrappers.  £25

484 QUARITCH, Bernard. A Catalogue of Books and Manuscripts issued to commemorate the One Hundredth Anniversary of the firm of Bernard Quaritch 1847 - 1947. With a portrait-study of the founder by his daughter Charlotte Quaritch Wrentmore. Bernard Quaritch Ltd., 1947. Pp.xvii,91; 229 items; illustrations in line & half-tone throughout; a little creased in original printed wrappers; extremities worn but sound.  £12

485 RASMUSSEN, Torgen Lindhard. Malerier - Grafik - Exlibris. [Catalogue of an Exhibition.] Fredrikshavn Kunstmuseum [c1980] Pp.(8) + 4 tipped-in coloured ex libris; very good in pictorial wrappers; upper wrapper snagged at corner (without loss).  £8

486 RAWLINS, R.E.D. Catalogue of the well-known collection of Autograph Letters, Historical Documents and Signed Photographs formed between 1930 and 1979 by the late R.E.D. Rawlins Esq. Sotheby's, 1980. Pp.347; illustrated throughout in line & half-tone; 1247 lots from Thomas Blood to W.B. Yeats; original printed wrappers; estimates slip laid in.  £15

487 RODEL, Klaus. Exlibris-modet i Fredrikshavn. [Two bookplates by Christian Blaesbjerg. Exlibrishilsen 195] Frederikshavn, 2 august 1980. Pp.(8), two tipped-in bookplates by Blaesbjerg for Inge Rodel, printed in green, gold & silver on black craft paper; printed wrappers, VG copy.  £10

488 RODEL, Klaus. Forteguelse over boger udsendt af Exlibristen 1967-1978. Books about Book-plates. Exlibristen, Frederikshavn, 1978. FIRST EDITION, 12mo., pp.24; 13 illustrations; a very good copy in printed wrappers of this updated version of Rodel's 1974 survey.  £8

489 RODEL, Klaus. Forteguelse over boger udsendt af Exlibristen 1967-1974. Books about Book-plates. Exlibristen, Frederikshavn, 1974. FIRST EDITION, 12mo., pp.(40); 5 illustrations; 107 books listed + index; very good in printed wrappers.  £8

490 RODEL, Klaus. International exlibrisudstilling i anledning af 14 Internationale Exlibriskongres August 1972. Poul A. Andersens forlag, Helsingor, 1972. Pp.36; 3 full-page illustrations & others in text; very good in printed wrappers.  £8

491 RODEL, Klaus. Superexlibris for Swedish kings and queens, nobility, celebrities and institutions. Frederikshavn Kunstmuseum & Exlibrissamling, 2001. FIRST EDITION, no.129 of 400 copies; pp.147(5); 32 illustrations, the majority tipped-in colour plates of ex libris; a very good copy in lightly rubbed pictorial wrappers. Introductory essay & text in four languages.  £25

492 ROYALTY. Baptism of the Prince Christian Victor Albert Ludwig Ernst Anton.... [at] Windsor Castle. 21st May, 1867. 4to., 230 x 190mm.; text in blue, four embossed monograms in red gold & blue, within fancy embossed & pierced border with floral motif, imitating lace. A few small marks, otherwise remarkably fresh; mounted on card. A splendid piece of fancy printing.  £45

493 RUSSIAN BOOKPLATES. AVERIKHIN, V.A. Ex Libris. [Catalogue of an exhibition of bookplates from the collection of V.A. Averikhin held in the regional library, Abakan, 1967.] Tuva Publishing House, Kyzyl, 1967. FIRST EDITION, 16mo., pp.78; 22 illustrations; well preserved in lightly rubbed original blue wrappers.  £10

494 RUSSIAN BOOKPLATES. GOLIAKHOVSKY, Evgueny Nikolaevich. [Twelve Ex Libris] Kniga, Moscow, 1969. 16mo., text leaf and 12 bookplates, each mounted on card, pictorial printed wrapper; a little browned but well preserved. Russian text.  £15

495 RUSSIAN BOOKPLATES. IVENSKY, Semen. Ex Libris. [Catalogue of an] Exhibition of Soviet and foreign ex-libris (200 + 50) from the collection of Semen Ivensky. Museum of History & Art, Kirillov, 1968. 16mo., pp.64; illustrations in text throughout; well preserved in lightly soiled original pictorial wrappers. Russian text.  £12

496 RUSSIAN BOOKPLATES. KRAVTSOV, G.A., FAVORSKY, V.A., FROLOV, V.A. Ex Libris by Graphic Artists. [Three booklets in the series.] Moscow Society of Ex Libris Collectors. Kniga, Moscow, 1969-72. 3vols., 12mo., pp.64 with 49 illustrations; pp.46, 25 illus.; 64, 47 illus; well preserved in slightly browned original pictorial wrappers. Russian text.  £30

497 RUSSIAN BOOKPLATES. KRAVTSOV, Guershon Abramovich. 12 Ex Libris. Kniga, Moscow, 1968. 16mo., text leaf and 12 bookplates, each mounted on card, pictorial printed wrapper; a little browned worn at folds but no loss. Russian text.  £15

498 RUSSIAN BOOKPLATES. RATNER, German. Thirty-five ex libris by German Ratner. [Catalogue of an exhibition curated by O. Zasunsky.] Voronezh Regional Museum of Art, Voronezh, 1966. 12mo., pp.32; illustrations in text throughout; well preserved in slightly faded original pictorial wrappers. Russian text. Inscribed to A.A. Sidorov '...the Russian master of ex libris, with the greatest respect from the author, O. Zasunsky'.  £30

499 RYLANDS, William Harry. W[RIGHT] W[illiam] H[enry] K[earley] Rylands Book-Plates. [Principal article in] The Journal of the Ex Libris Society. Vol.10 Pt.8 August 1900. A. and C. Black, 1900. 4to., pp.(107-)124; illustrations throughout including nine of Rylands family bookplates; original printed wrappers, worn & marked but sound; preserved by BNL in stiff paper folder with his ms. paper label. Inscribed 'A.M. Rylands' [William Rylands' wife] at head of upper wrapper, with her marginal ms. notes against five of the bookplates: 'The original of this was drawn in Indian Ink with a sable brush by my husband William Harry Rylands'; ' my bookplate chosen & drawn by my husband...'; &c. William Wright, the author, was a librarian at Plymouth and General Editor of the Journal. ASSOCIATION COPY  £40

500 SAINT GEORGE. YEBRA, Joan-Lluis de. Exposicio Sant Jordi en l'ex-libris. Ajuntament de Barcelona. Casa Golferichs, Barcelona, 1990. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.(28); 46 full- & half-page illustrations of European bookplates, many Catalan, & 7 other colour plates; very good in pictorial card wrappers.  £12

502 SCOTT-GILES, C.W. BROOKE-LITTLE, J.P. Boutell's Heraldry. Frederick Warne, 1963. Revised Edition, pp.xii,316; over 300 figures on 36 colour plates & 400 line illustrations; very good in lightly worn dust-wrapper.  £12

503 SEDBERGH SCHOOL. WILSON, B. [Compiler] The Sedbergh School Register 1546 to 1895. Privately Printed. Richard Jackson, Leeds, 1895. FIRST EDITION, pp.viii,446; folding plan & folding facsimile plate; original green cloth, gilt; lightly rubbed & marked, rebacked retaining most of original backstrip; bookplate of Brentwood School.  £30

504 SESSIONS, William K. & E. Margaret. Printing in York from the 1490s to the present day. William Sessions Ltd., York, 1976. FIRST EDITION, pp.(8)102; 39 facsimile illustrations in line & half-tone; a good copy in original pictorial card wrappers.  £12

505 SEVERIN, Mark [Editor] Four englese grafici. Joan Hassall, Alan Reynolds Stone, Leo Wyatt, Richard Shirley Smith. Stad Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, 1978. Sm.4to., pp.48; illustrations throughout; very good in slightly creased pictorial card wrappers. Short biographies, checklists & a good selection of illustrations.  £15

506 SEVERIN, Mark. Making a Bookplate. Studio, 1949. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.88; profusely illustrated; a good copy in original cloth & defective dust-wrapper.  £25

508 SKOV, H.C. Ex Libris. Bibliografi over danske og udenlandske ExLibrisboger og -Mapper Klaus Rodel, Randers, 1980. FIRST EDITION, pp.131 + colophon; extra pictorial title and full-page facsimile bookplates throughout; very good in pictorial stiff green wrappers.  £40

509 SKOVENBORG, Dr Erik. Aeskulapstaven som laegesymbol - en historie illustreret med exlibris. [Offprint from] Dansk Medicinhistorisk Arbog 2000. Pp.(33-)64; profusely illustrated, many in colour; a very good copy in original pictorial wrappers.  £12

510 SKOVENBURG, Erik. Per Christensen. Exlibris I Silketryk. Exlibristen [Frederikshavn] 1990. No.56 of 300 copies; pp.40 + colophon; frontis. portrait & 13 tipped-in colour bookplates; fine in printed wrappers.  £20

511 SMITH, R.A. British Museum Guide to Anglo-Saxon Antiquities 1923. Anglia Publishing, 1993. Pp.(4)xii,179; 232 text illustrations & 17 plates; a very good copy in dust-wrapper of this facsimile reprint of the original edition of 1923.  £15

512 SMITH, Richard Shirley. BAIN, Iain [Editor] The Wood Engravings of Richard Shirley Smith. Selected with an introduction by Iain Bain. Silent Books, Cambridge, 1994. FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.72; illustrations & facsimiles throughout; very good in pictorial laminated card covers.  £15

513 SMITH, Richard Shirley. ERASMUS. In Praise of Erasmus. From 'In Praise of Folly' 1508. A keepsake illustrated by Richard Shirley Smith and printed at the Libanus Press, Hermitage, Berkshire, November 1977. Broadside, limited to 150 copies, numbed & signed; handset in 18pt Perpetua and printed on Amalfi hand-made paper with wood-engraved portrait and pine-cone & ribbon vignette; very good in slightly soiled printed envelope. Bain 82.  £30

514 SMITH, Richard Shirley. ERASMUS. In Praise of Erasmus. From 'In Praise of Folly' 1508. A keepsake illustrated by Richard Shirley Smith and printed at the Libanus Press, Hermitage, Berkshire, November 1977. Broadside, limited to 150 copies, numbed & signed; handset in 18pt Perpetua and printed on Amalfi hand-made paper with wood-engraved portrait and pine-cone & ribbon vignette; a very good copy without the printed envelope. Bain 82.  £25

515 SPENCER, G.A. The Bookplate Society's Third Biennial Exhibition: October, 1976. [Article in] Amphora 28. No.2 - 1977. The Alcuin Society, 1977. FIRST EDITION, pp.36; 7 illustrations of bookplates; very good in decorated wrappers. Also includes 'Irish Decorative Bookbindings at Calgary' by Robert Hay Carnie. Presentation inscription to 'Brian - as promised after we met briefly. Doesn't do justice either to the subject or your own heroic efforts.. but what the hell! Geoff S[pencer] 11.6.77'  £15

516 ST. GEORGS PRESS. FEIL, Otto. Alte Bauwerke im Land ob der Enns. Mit einem Vorwort von Christine Premastaller. St. Georgs Presse, 1982. No.24 of 200 copies, signed by artist & author; pp.(8) + 16 woodcut plates; a very good copy in silk-sewn pictorial wrappers.  £35

517 ST. GEORGS PRESS. PREMSTALLER, Christine. Du Gibst das Licht. Sechs Gedichte von Christin Premstaller in Linol geschnitten von Ottmar Premstaller. [St. Georgs Presse] 1977. Pp.(16); hand-coloured initials; a very good copy of this handsome specimen of vigorous letter-cutting in original wrappers with hand-coloured device.  £12

518 ST. GEORGS PRESS. PREMSTALLER, Christine. [Bookplates designs by] Max Kislinger. [Printed by Ottmar Premastaller at the] St. Georgs Presse, 1976. No.62 of 100 copies, signed by artist & author & printer; landscape format, pp.(2)4 + 11 hand-coloured woodcut bookplate designs with captions on facing page; with a biographical note by the printer. A very good copy, french-folded and oversewn into printed stiff wrappers.  £40

519 ST. GEORGS PRESS. PREMSTALLER, Ottmar. Osterreichische Schriftexlibris. St. Georgs Presse, 1982. No.15 of 100 copies, pp.(6) + 14 woodcut bookplate designs (several coloured), (2)colophon; a very good copy, french-folded and oversewn into printed stiff wrappers.  £35

520 ST. GEORGS PRESS. SCHONER, Erich. Das Architektur - Ex Libris. St. Georgs Presse, 1975. No.73 of 100 copies, pp.(2)8(2); 10 woodcut designs; a very good copy in original printed wrappers.  £35

521 ST. GEORGS PRESS. WACHA, Georg. [Bookplate designs by] Rose Reinhold. St. Georgs Presse, 1982. No.20 of 75 special copies with hand-colouring by the artist; landscape format, pp.(6) + 10 hand-coloured wood-engravings, (2)colophon; a very good copy, french-folded and oversewn into printed stiff wrappers.  £35

522 STEWART, C.E. Book-plates of the Stewart Family. [Printed for the Author, c1911] FIRST EDITION, pp.19; 32 illustrations of bookplates; a very good copy in slightly rubbed original silver-printed blue card covers.  £30

523 STONE, Reynolds. Designing Engraved Booklabels. [with] Reynolds Stone's Bookplates [by] David Chambers. [with] Working with Reynolds Stone [by] Michael Harvey. [Three articles in] The Private Library, Winter 1983. FIRST EDITION, pp.(145-)192; 24 illustrations of Stone's work; a fine copy in original printed wrappers.  £8

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524 STONE, Reynolds. HARVEY, Michael. Engraved Lettering in Wood. [With accompanying essay by] Michael Harvey. The Fleece Press, 1992. FIRST EDITION limited to 270 copies, sm. folio, pp.(62) with 41 wood-engravings including may ex libris & book labels; printed from the original blocks in black or single colour; several tip-ins including photograph of the artist; a fine copy of this handsome tribute in original quarter buckram, paste-paper decorated boards by Claire Maziarczyk, & matching slipcase. Inscribed on half-title 'For George & Doraine [Tee], who, like me, knew and loved RS and his work. From Michael with love and best wishes 4 January 1993'. Harvey's account of 'Working with Reynolds Stone' first appeared in the Private Library number devoted to RS (see previous item).  £165

525 STRACHAN, Walter J. Curator] Pierre Lecuire & Le Livre des Livres. [Catalogue of an exhibition] Taranman, 1975. 250 copies printed at Skelton's Press, pp.(16); one half-page & 24 thumbnail illustrations; very good in pictorial handmade paper wrappers with bifolium of the thumbnails laid in. Introduction by Christopher Hewett, biographical note and essay by Walter Strachan.  £18

526 STRACHAN, Walter J. Editor] Christopher Hewett 1938-1983. [A tribute from his friends to the late proprietor of the Taranman Gallery.] Taranman, 1984. FIRST EDITION, 500 copies, printed in Joanna by Skelton's Press; pp.62 + colophon; frontis.portrait, 2 facsimiles & 9 monochrome illustrations; very good in printed wrappers with sketch by Sir Hugh Casson. A biographical preface by Strachan; Letters from Hewett; Tributes from many and a Bibliographical Checklist of the 29 catalogues, 6 books and various ephemera published by Taranman.  £12

527 SUMMERS, Peter. [Editor] CORDER, Joan. Norfolk and Suffolk. Hatchments in Britain. Phillimore, 1976. FIRST EDITION, pp.(14)157; various illustrations; a good copy in original pictorial boards.  £12

528 SWEDISH BOOKPLATES. Kungliga och Furstliga Exlibris. Kungliga Biblioteket 1955. Svenska Exlibrisföreningens Utställning. Katalog Upprättad av Arvid Berghman. [Hackzells tryckeri, Stockholm, 1955] FIRST EDITION, pp.26 + 46 half-tone plates; tipped-in ex libris frontispiece; very good in slightly soiled printed wrappers.  £12

529 TENNANT, Norman. A Record of a Friendship. Robert Austin and Norman Tennant. The Kylin Press, Waddesdon, 1982. FIRST EDITION, signed by the author; pp.18; nine illustrations of etchings & drypoints by Austin; very good in printed wrappers. An interesting memoir of the artist & his method, with a checklist of prints he gave to the author.  £15

530 TESKE, Charles [Editor] The Book-Plates of Ulrick Duke of Mecklenburgh, woodcuts by Lucas Cranach and other artists, besides several Ex Libris of some other members of the Mecklenburgh Dynasty. Collected and edited by Charles Teske. J.A. Stargardt, Berlin, 1894. FIRST EDITION, folio; ten leaves, printed on rectos only, illustrating 14 bookplates from woodcuts & etchings; a good copy of this scarce collection in original printed green wrappers, lightly soiled & marked.  £30

531 THORP, Thomas. Catalogue of Scarce & Interesting Books.... together with a Selection of Bookplates... Thomas Thorp Cat. 426. Guildford, 1932. [with] Catalogue of Second-Hand Books... together with a Supplementary list of a large Collection of Bookplates... [Catalogue 165] Thomas Thorp, 5 Old Bond Street, 1933. Two catalogues; pp.68; (86-)120; printed wrappers (first crudely repaired); earlier catalogue includes 15pp. of bookplates; Cat. 165 includes the 35pp. section of bookplates only.  £30

532 THORP, Thomas. Catalogue of Secondhand Books.... [including a Selection of Bookplates... Catalogue Nos. 247, 251, 254 & 259.] Thomas Thorp, 19 Berkeley Street [later 27 Albermarle St.] 1946-49. Four catalogues; pp.50; 68; 44; 60; printed wrappers (first badly worn); each with section of bookplates.  £30

533 THORP, Thomas. A Catalogue of Books and Bookplates. No.406. Thomas Thorp, Guildford, [March, 1930] Pp.132; 1943 items + 50pp. section of several thousand bookplates, individually priced, including sections of 18thC., American, Notable People & Ex libris by C.W. Sherborn. Some edge browning but generally well preserved in printed wrappers (frayed), backstrip with paper reinforcement.  £30

534 TOURNOUR, Sister Margaret. So Loved. Words from the Bible with wood-engraved illustrations by Sister Margaret Tournour. Primrose Hill Press, 2001. 12mo., pp.(8) + 20 leaves of engravings with accompanying texts; very good in pictorial laminated card covers; signed by the artist on half-title.  £25

535 TOUSSAINT, André. [Portfolio of thirteen wood engravings printed from the blocks by] l'Imprimerie Krol & Courton [for] Graphia, Antwerp, 1970. No.395 of 400 copies; pp.(4) introduction & colophon and thirteen leaves of wood-engravings, loose in original printed wrappers as issued. text in Dutch, French & German.  £30

537 VAN DEN BRIELE, Luc [& others] Hedendaagse Vlaamse Exlibris. Graphia V.Z.W. [Association for bibliophiles and collectors of graphic art.] Antwerp, 1982. No.591 of 800 copies; printed card & 14 bookplates, each mounted on card; very good in printed paper folder. Flier on Graphia & membership form laid in. Produced for the XIXth Ex Libris Congress at Oxford in 1982.  £25

538 VAN DEN BRIELE, Luc [Editor] Graphia. Tijdschrift voor Exlibriskunst. Nos. 83, 85 & 124. [Journal of the Belgian Bookplate Society.] Graphia VZW, Mechelen, 1982-95. 3 issues, each 32pp.,4to.; illustrations throughout including many tipped-in specimens. BNL contributes 'In Memoriam Leo Wyatt', 3pp. illus., (in English), to no.83.  £25

539 VAN DEN BRIELE, Luc. Modern Erotic Bookplates. Primrose Hill Press, 1999. FIRST EDITION, lg.8vo., pp.71; illustrations of sixty plates in a wide variety of styles, some in colour; with introductory essay, bibliography & index; new in pictorial dust-wrapper.  £25

540 VAUGHAN, Herbert M. Catalogue (with notes) of the Aneurin Williams Collection of Book Plates. National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1938. FIRST EDITION limited to 500 copies; pp.142; frontispiece; a very good copy in original buckram-backed boards, slightly soiled. 854 ex libris described including many of 'poets, authors, artists, doctors, lawyers and clerics'.  £20

541 VENGRIS, V.E. Vytautas O. Virkau. 19 litografiske exlibris. Exlibristen [Frederikshavn] 1975. FIRST EDITION limited to 260 copies; pp.(16); half-tone portrait of Virkau and 19 tipped-in bookplates, each signed by the artist; very good in original wrappers. Introductory essay in four languages.  £25

542 VERCAMMEN, André Ex Libris. Internationale Ex Libris Tentoonstelling. In de Bank van Brussel, 1971. Sm.4to., 8pp. & 26 loose leaves of bookplate designs; the whole within printed card wrapper (worn at backstrip fold but serviceable).  £10

543 VILNIAUS University Library. Ekslibrisai. Vilniaus Valstybinio V. Kapsuko Universiteo Biblioteka. Vilnius, 1970. 24mo. (110 x 80mm), pp.16 + 46pp. of designs submitted for the competition to design a new bookplate in celebration of the library's 400th anniversary.  £15

544 VINER, George Heath. A descriptive catalogue of the Bookplates designed and etched by George W. Eve. With a brief notice of his career as an artist... American Bookplate Society, Kansas City, 1916. Pp.93; illustrated; a facsimile of the original work, dissected & mounted into ring-bound exercise book with BNL's manuscript notes against c35 of the 256 entries and ticks against those in his collection.  £45

545 VIRUK, Mykola. Ex Libris of Young Ukrainian Artists. Bookplates of the Sixties. So. Bound Brook, New Jersey, 1972. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.304; c120 bookplates by 13 artists printed on rectos only; very good in printed buckram. Introductory essay in Russian, English, French, German & Spanish.  £45

546 VOYSEY, C.F.A. LIVINGSTON, Karen. The Bookplates and Badges of C.F.A. Voysey. Architect and Designer of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Antique Collectors' Club, 2011. FIRST EDITION, pp.304; 150 full-page colour plates; new in dust-wrapper. A beautiful production with excellent illustration.  £25

547 WADDINGTON, Geri [Illustrator] BURNS, Jim. The Five Senses. Wood-Engraved Illusrtrations by Geri Waddington. Incline Press, 1999. First edition thus, no.57 of 200 copies on Zerkall paper, signed by the artist; pp.(6)11 + colophon; charming frontispiece (which won the John Purcell Award of the National Print Exhibition in March, 1999) and two other feline vignettes printed in sepia from the original blocks; a very good, unopened copy in original buckram-backed marbled boards, lettered in gold; inscribed by the artist 'For my dear friend Brian, with all good wishes Geri W.' The story of Hadrian, a bookshop cat, 'which nudged us into using Hadriano, one of Goudy's typefaces, on the title page. Far worse typographic puns have been perpetrated.' Graham Moss.  £35

WALTER HAMILTON'S COPY
548 WALFORD, Edward [Editor] The Antiquarian Magazine & Bibliographer. Volume III, January - June, 1883. William Reeves, T. Fisher Unwin, 1883. Pp.(4)328; frontispiece & 4 plates, map of Henbury, Glos., six text illustrations; contemporary leather-backed boards, extremities worn but sound. Ex libris Walter Hamilton and inscribed, 'Walter Hamilton Bookplate Collection 1884'. Includes Daniel Parsons' two part article on bookplates (pp.10 + illus.), and Edward Farrer's query on Dated Bookplates before 1800 which prompted replies from G.J. Gray in Cambridge and Robert Day in Cork.  £40

549 WARE, Dora. A Short Dictionary of British Architects. With an introduction... by John Gloag. Illustrated. Allen and Unwin, 1967. FIRST EDITION, pp.312; 24 portraits on 12 half-tone plates; a sound copy in original red boards.  £15

550 WARREN, Hon. J. Leicester. A Guide to the Study of Bookplates (Ex-Libris). [Second Edition] Sherratt and Hughes, Manchester, 1900. Pp.viii,228; 16 line illustrations; tape marks on endpapers, otherwise very good in original cloth, paper label.  £25

551 WARREN, Hon. J. Leicester. THAIRLWALL, F.J. [Compiler] An Index to 'A Guide to the Study of Book-Plates'. Reprinted [for the compiler] from the Journal of the Ex Libris Society, vol.IV. W.F. Westcott, Plymouth, 1894. First Separate Edition; pp.28; very good in printed wrappers.  £15

552 WARWICK, Christopher. Ella. Princess, Saint and Martyr. Wiley, 2006. FIRST EDITION, pp.xii,340; 24 half-tone plates; very good in dust-wrapper; signed by the suthor on title.  £12

553 WEISSENBORN, Hellmuth. HALBEY, Hans A. Druckgraphik. [Catalogue of an Exhibition] Gutenberg-Museum, Mainz, 1980. Sm.4to., pp.(40); illustrations throughout; very good in colour-printed stiff wrappers. Professor Halbey provides an introductory address; catalogue in German & English throughout.  £12

554 WELSH BOOKPLATES. VAUGHAN, Herbert M. Book Plates in the National Library of Wales. [Offprint from the National Library of Wales Journal, Summer 1940. With four other articles on Ex Libris.] Aberystwyth, 1940. 4to., pp.5 + 2 plates showing 8 ex libris; very good in printed wrappers; inscribed to 'Horace E. Jones from the Author 19/vi/40'. WITH: three articles by W.J. Hemp on Welsh Bookplates, reprinted from Archaeologia Cambrensis, 1941; AND photocopy of Vaughan's 15pp. illustrated article, Old Book Plates of West Wales, from Transactions of the Hist. Soc. of West Wales, vol.IV, 1914.  £20

555 WHITE, Gleeson [& others] Modern Book-Plates & their Designers. The Studio, 1898-9. Now reproduced in facsimile with additional material by John Blatchly and James Shurmer as New Series Vol. 7, No. 1, of The Bookplate Journal. The Bookplate Society, 2011. Lg.8vo., pp.viii,62(2); illustrations throughout; new in pictorial laminated card wrappers. A well-produced reprint of this uncommon record of fin-de-siécle bookplate design with useful new material including: Gleeson White: His Brief Life; His Last Essay; Indexes of Artists & Designers; and 29 additional illustrations of bookplates by artists mentioned but not illustrated in the original work. Includes Beardsley, Craig, Crane, Gere, Guthrie, Housman, Nicholson, Ricketts, Robinson, Anning Bell & others from this golden age of bookplate art.  £14

557 WILLIAMSON, David. Debrett's Guide to Heraldry and Regalia. Foreword by Sir Colin Cole, Garter Principal King of Arms. Headline, 1992. FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.160; illustrations throughout in colour, half-tone & line; a good copy in the dust-wrapper.  £12

561 YOUNG, Thomas R. Some Yorkshire Bookplates. The Bookplate Society, Apsley House Press, Birmingham, 1991. FIRST EDITION limited to 400 copies, pp.x,43(3); 15 plates & other illustrations in text; 170 bookplates described; a good copy in slightly soiled original wrappers.  £12