PART V - Bibliography, Typography & Books about Books
211 ANDERSEN. NIELSEN, Birger Frank. H.C. Andersen Bibliografi. Digterens Danske Vaerker 1822-1875. H. Hagerup, Kobenhavn, 1942. £35
FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.462(2); uncut in original cloth, paper label & slip-case (worn); inner hinges cracked but a sound copy. Extensive marginal annotations & inserted notes by Percy Muir.
212 ARCHER, Caroline. The Kynoch Press the anatomy of a printing house 1876-1981. The British Library, 2000. £15
FIRST EDITION, pp.xii,222; illustrations & facsimiles throughout; new in dust-wrapper; now reduced from £35.
213 AUDEN. BLOOMFIELD, B.C. W.H. Auden A Bibliography. The early years through 1955. With a foreword by W.H. Auden. University Press of Virginia, 1964. £16
FIRST EDITION, pp.xxii,171; original cloth slightly marked but a good copy from the library of Percy Muir; review slip laid in.
214 BAKER, William. ROSS, John C. Harold Pinter. A Bibliographical History. The British Library, 2005 £15
FIRST EDITION, pp.xl,323; 24 colour plates dustwrappers; some neat pencilled marginalia but a very good copy in dustwrapper.
215 BASBANES Nicholas A. Among The Gently Mad. Strategies and Perspectives for the Book Hunter in the Twenty-first Century. Henry Holt & Company, New York, 2002 £10
FIRST EDITION, xiv,250 + note on author; very good copy in dustwrapper.
216 BATTS, John Stuart. British Manuscript Diaries of the Nineteenth Century. Centaur Press, 1976 £15
FIRST EDITION, pp.xii, 345; very good copy, dustwrapper slightly faded on spine and price clipped.
217 BEWICK. WEEKLEY, Montague. Thomas Bewick. Oxford Univ. Press, 1953. £20
FIRST EDITION, pp.x,224; title portrait by Joan Hassall, vignette wood-engraving by Reynolds Stone & 29 vignettes after Bewick; a very good copy of this quality production in original buckram & frayed dust-wrapper (small loss at foot of dw spine).
218 BIBLIOGRAPHY. The Library. Transactions of the Bibliographical Society. Fifth Series vols.17-33 and Sixth Series vols. 1-13 inclusive. [30 volumes (120 issues) in all]. Bibliographical Society, Oxford, 1962-1991. £220
30 vols., each comprising four quarterly issues (of c.100pp.) in original printed wrappers & binding cases (final 2 vols without binders); very good condition. A wealth of scholarship on binding, type, collecting & bibliography. Currently available at £19 per volume to members.
219 BOOKBINDING. COBDEN-SANDERSON. SCHMIDT-KUNSEMULLER, F.A. T.J. Cobden-Sanderson as Bookbinder. Translated by I. Grafe. The Tabard Press, Esher, 1966. £25
First English edition, no.198 of 290 copies; sm.4to., pp.viii,32 + colophon; 13 plates; a sound copy in original cloth; bookplate of the City of Liverpool Library with marks on endpapers & neat stamps on verso of title.
220 BOOKBINDING. DARLEY, Lionel. Bookbinding then and now. A survey of the first hundred and seventy-eight years of James Burn & Company. Faber, 1959. £28
FIRST EDITION, pp.126; 19 plates (2 in colour) & many illustrations in line; very good in slightly frayed dust-wrapper. An important study, particularly of the rise of mechanical cloth-blocking techniques in the 19thC.
221 BOOKBINDING. HOWE, Ellic. A List of London Bookbinders 1648 - 1815. Bibliographical Society, 1950 £15
FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.xxxviii,105; a good uncut copy in original holland-backed boards.
222 BOOKBINDING. NIXON, Howard M. The Development of Certain Styles of Bookbinding. Private Libraries Association, 1963. £12
FIRST EDITION, pp.(16); 32 half-tone illustrations of bindings; a very good copy in slightly creased printed wrappers of this early PLA publication.
223 BOOKPLATES. HAMILTON, Walter. Dated Book-plates. (Ex-libris) from the early sixteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century. Descriptive chronological tables of British, European and American book-plates, with names of owners, makers and other notes. Preceded by A Treatise on the Origin and Development, and on the Identification and Collecting of Ex-libris. 3 parts and additions in 1 volume. Gérard TH. Heusden, Amsterdam, 1975 £28
REPRINT of the London 1894-1897 edition; pp. (10) 225 (34) + indexes and adverts; full-page & text illustrations in line throughout; good copy in card wrapper.
224 BOOKPLATES. JOHNSON, Fridolf. A Treasury of Bookplates from the Renaissance to the Present. Dover Publications, New York, 1977 £15
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.viii,151; 761 illustrations; a good copy in original laminated pictorial card covers.
225 BOOKPLATES LATCHAM, Paul. Bookplates in the Trophy Style. The Bookplate Society, 2006 £20
FIRST EDITION, 350 copies printed, lg.8vo., pp.184; over 300 illustrations; fine in coloured pictorial laminated card covers.
226 BOOKPLATES. LATTIMORE, Colin. The Bookplates of Miss C. Helard and other related matters. The Bookplate Society, 2012 £18
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.135(3); illustrations throughout; a very good copy in pictorial card covers of this excellent study of the heraldic ex-libris designed by Mary Ellen Blanche Crookes, the wife of Arthur Fox-Davies.
227 BOOKPLATES. LEE, Brian North & CAMPBELL, Ilay. Scottish Bookplates. The Bookplate Society, 2006 £20
FIRST EDITION, limited to 450 copies; lg.8vo., pp. 144 + illustrations throughout; a good copy in card wrapper. BNL bookplate laid in.
228 BOOKPLATES LEE, Brian North. Bookplates by Robert Osmond. The Bookplate Society, 1998 £20
FIRST EDITION, lg.8vo, pp.104 (20) plates; a very good copy in card wrapper.
229 BOOKPLATES. LEE, Brian North. British Bookplates. A Pictorial History. David & Charles, 1979. £30
FIRST EDITION, folio, pp.160; 261 illustrations; a very good copy of this classic account in dust-wrapper. BNL bookplate laid in.
230 BOOKPLATES. LEE, Brian North. British Royal Bookplates and Ex-Libris of Related Families. Scolar Press, 1992 £25
FIRST EDITION, folio, pp.(8)259; 255 illustrations; genealogical tables; very good in dust wrapper. BNL bookplate laid in.
231 BOOKPLATES. 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 £18
FIRST EDITION, pp.xxii,185; many facsimile illustrations; a good copy in original cloth; BNL bookplate laid in.
232 BOOKPLATES. SEVERIN, Mark & REID, Anthony. Engraved Bookplates. European Ex Libris 1950-70. Private Libraries Association, 1972 £25
FIRST EDITION limited to 2000 copies, lg.8vo., pp.176; over 500 illustrations of bookplates; very good in original cloth & dust-wrapper, price clipped. The standard work covering a wide field with clarity & precision.
233 BOOKSELLER'S CATALOGUE. MASON, W.A. Cheap Books. A selection from the catalogue of W. A. Mason... On Sale, at the very low Prices affixed. Books purchased or exchanged. [J. Davy, Printer, 15, Queen Street, Seven Dials. for] W.A. Mason, 6, Holywell Street, Strand... October 1837 £45
Single leaf, 4to., (290 x 220); c250 'antiquarian' books listed on two pages, three columns per page, from: 'The Adventurer, the original edition as published in numbers, 2vol., folio, calf neat. 1753-4, 8s 6d' to 'Wilson's American Ornithology, with Continuation... and Life by Sir W. Jardine, 3 vol. 8vo. 97 plates, cloth,1832, 1l 10s (pub. at 5l 5s)'. Stab holes in left margin, but well preserved with good margins; untrimmed edges a little frayed (well clear of text).
234 BOYNE, Willliam. The Yorkshire Library. A Bibliographical Account relating to the county of York. N T Leslie, 1974 £15
Facsimile of the original 1869 edition, pp.(8)304; very good copy in slightly frayed dustwrapper.
235 BRUNET, Jacq., Charles. Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres... Troisième edition. [In four volumes.] Chez P.J. De Mat, Bruxelles, 1821. £120
4 vol., pp.xvi,620; (4)610; (4)638; (4)589(3); small piece torn from title margin of 2 vols., some light spotting; small library stamp at foot of title & embossed in several margins; a good set in modern black buckram.
236 CABANNE, Pierre. The Great Collectors. [Catherine of Russia, Hertford & Wallace, Choquet, Durand-Ruel, Coutauld, Cognacq, Bùhrle, Van Beuningen, Barnes, Girardin, Wildenstein, Guggenheim.] Cassell, 1963 £15
First English Edition, pp.xx,305; 26 half-tone plates; a good copy in lightly rubbed & discoloured dust-wrapper. First published Paris,1961, as 'Le Roman des grands collectionneurs'.
237 CAMBRIDGE. ACTON, Lord. Longitude 30 West. A confidential report to the Syndics of the Cambridge University Press. Printed to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the establishment of the American Branch of Cambridge University Press, New York, 1969 £15
FIRST EDITION, 1000 copies printed at The Meriden Gravure Co., pp.(34); facsimile of Acton's original manuscript of October, 1896; very good in original linen-backed printed boards; compliments slip of Ronald Mansbridge of CUP, New York, laid in.
238 CANFIELD, Cass. The Incredible Pierpont Morgan. Financier & Art Collector, Hamish Hamilton, 1974 £10
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.176, numerous colour and half-tone illustrations; very good in slightly rubbed dust-wrapper.
239 CAPELLEVEEN, Paul van. WOLF, Clemens de [Editors] The Ideal Book. Private Presses in the Netherlands, 1910 - 2010. Vantilt Publishers in association with Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands, 2010 £40
FIRST EDITION, lg.4to., pp.252 + colophon; 240 illustrations in colour; new in original pictorial boards. Beautifully presented overview of the hundred-year old Dutch private press-movement with essays on the pioneers; J.C. Bloem, J. Greshoff, P.N.van Eyck and J.F.van Royen; internationally known typographers such as S.H. de Roos and H.N. Werkman, and the pragmatic printers who now operate in the margins of the book trade. Contributors include Marieke van Delft, Sjoerd van Faassen, Lisa Kuitert, Ellen van Oers, Reinder Storm, Kees Thomassen and the editors.
240 CLOISTER PRESS. ROGERSON, Ian. The Cloister Press. A Catalogue of the Collection in the Manchester Metropolitan University Library, including examples of the ephemera produced... 1921-1922 when Charles Hobson, Walter Lewis and Stanley Morison were active at the Press. Manchester Metropolitan University Library, 1993. £8
A4 format, pp.(6)6; fine in original printed wrappers. Sixty-one books, periodicals, ephemera & type specimens described, with a useful introduction & bibliography.
241 COLOUR. WARHURST, B.W. A Colour Dictionary, giving about two hundred names of Colours used in printing, &c. Specially prepared for stamp collectors... Sixty colours illustrated. Stanley Gibbons, Limited, 1899 £110
FIRST EDITION, pp.(2)48,viii (Gibbons' catalogue); coloured 'Colour Dictionary' plate, double-page 'Map of Colourland' & 10 plates, each with four colour samples; printed on papers of various tints, a very good uncut copy in the extremely scarce deluxe binding of crimson cloth, gilt, with original printed wrappers bound in. Private ownership stamp at head of title neatly ruled through. Priced 'Two Shillings and Sixpence' at foot of title, subsequently over printed 'And in cloth gilt, Four Shillings and Sixpence'. This more durable & deluxe format (at nearly twice the price) seems not to have proved popular with collectors.
242 CRANE, Walter. On the Decorative Illustration of Books Old and New. [Bell & Sons, 1896. Now printed in facsimile.] Bell & Sons Ltd, 1972 £10
Pp.243; plates & illustrations in line throughout; a very good copy in price-clipped dust-wrapper of this useful facsimile.
243 CUNDALL, Joseph. A brief history of Wood-engraving from its invention. Sampson Low, 1895. £20
FIRST EDITION, pp.x,132; illustrations throughout; a very good copy in original pictorial cloth of Cundall's useful survey which was his last published work. McLean p.91.
244 DE VINNE. TICHENOR, Irene. No Art Without Craft. The Life of Theodore Low De Vinne. David R. Godine, 2005. £15
FIRST EDITION, pp.xii,330; 8pp. of colour plates and 58 illustrations & facsimiles in line & half-tone; very good in lightly crumpled dust-wrapper. Detailed biography & assessment of the work of the great 19thC American printer.
245 DIEGERICK, Alphonse. Notes sur L'Origine de la Typographie Courtraisienne. [Offprint from Annales de la Société d'émulation, pour l'étude de l'histoire et des antiquites de la Flandre. Imp. H. Manceaux, Bruxelles, 1876] £18
Pp.8; well preserved in contemporary wrappers. Librarian & archivist of Ypres, Diegerick published a two-volume study on printing in Ypres during the 16th & 17th centuries (Bigmore & Wyamn I.181).
246 DOUAI. NEVE, Emile. Appendice a la Bibliographie Douaisienne de M. Duthilloeul (Edition de 1842) [with] Nouvel Appendice... par Ch. de Chénedollé... J. -M. Heberlé, Bruxelles, 1850/51 £15
FIRST EDITION, pp.36; uncut in contemporary blue wrappers, manuscript title. Offprint from the Bulletin du Bibliophile Belge.
247 DUFF, E. Gordon. A Century of the English Book Trade. Bibliographical Society, 1948. £18
Sm.4to., pp.xxxvi,200; a fine, partly unopened copy in original holland-backed boards. 'Short notices of all printers, stationers, book-binders...from 1457 to 1557.'
248 ELFICK, Ian. HARRIS, Paul. T.N. Foulis. The History and Bibliography of an Edinburgh Publishing House. Oak Knoll Press, 1998 £15
FIRST EDITION, pp.x,267, illustrations include 4 colour plates & 4pp. facsimile advertising leaflet in colour; a very good copy in dustwrapper of this authoritative & detailed account.
249 ELTON Charles & Mary. The Great Book Collectors. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co Ltd, 1893 £40
FIRST EDITION, viii,228; 10 facsimile plates; original buckram, somewhat faded as often found, slight wear at extremities but a sound, uncut copy. Inscribed, 'ex libris H.F. Stewart 1893 (ex dono E. Gordon Duff)'.
250 FOLIO SOCIETY. Folio 21. A Bibliography of the Folio Society 1947-1967. With an appraisal by Sir Francis Meynell. The Folio Press, 1968. £30
FIRST EDITION, folio; pp.208 + errata; illustrations from the books throughout; a very good copy in original cloth, leather label, & slip-case. With an introduction by Francis Meynell.
251 FORDHAM, Sir H. G. Studies in Carto-Bibliography, Oxford, 1914 £15
FIRST EDITION, pp.x,180; frontispiece facsimile map of England in 1626, hinges a little worn but sound.
252 FOX, Peter [ Editor] Treasures of the Library. Trinity College Dublin. Royal Irish Academy, 1986 £10
FIRST EDITION, pp.xiv,258 + colour and halftone plates throughout; a good copy in pictorial laminated card wrappers; pencilled ownership signature of Roderick Cave.
253 FREEDMAN, Barnett. ROGERSON, Ian & PARRETT, Jeremy. 'So gifted & so vital.' A Catalogue of the illustrative work and archive of Barnett Freedman. Manchester Metropolitan University, 2012 £8
Landscape format, pp.26; illustrated in colour throughout; new in pictorial card covers. Much revised & augmented from the original edition of 1990.
254 GILL, Eric. Engravings. [Catalogue of an exhibition.] Goldmark Gallery, 2007 £15
Pp.48; c.130 illustrations, several full-page, reflecting the wide range of Gill's oeuvre, all dated with dimensions & price. fine in pictorial laminated card wrappers.
255 GILL, Eric. Essays. Last Essays and In a Strange Land. Introduction by Mary Gill. Jonathan Cape, 1948 £8
Pp.252; illustrations throughout; a good copy in frayed dust wrapper.
256 GILL, Eric. Letters of Eric Gill. Edited by Walter Shewring. Jonathan Cape, 1947 £15
FIRST EDITION, pp.480; illustrations & facsimiles; backstrip a little faded but a good copy.
257 GILL, Eric. CORK, Richard & d'OFFAY, Anthony. Eric Gill 1882-1940. Drawings & Carvings. A Centenary Exhibition. Anthony d'Offay, 1982 £10
FIRST EDITION, pp.62; 20 plates; detailed catalogue of 65 items & two essays: 'Rene & Joan Hague: In Memoriam' & 'The Wholeness of Eric Gill'. Designed & printed at Skelton's Press; a very good copy in slightly faded printed card wrappers.
258 GILL. Eric. DAVIS, James. Printed by Hague & Gill. A Checklist. UCLA, 1982. £12
FIRST EDITION, pp.48; as new in original printed wrappers. An excellent reference with bibliographical details & informed notes.
259 GILL, Eric. PEACE, David. The Inscriptions. A descriptive catalogue. David R. Godine, Boston, 1995. £24
Pp.208; 73 illustrations in line & half-tone, marginal vignettes throughout; a very good copy in dust-wrapper of the first US edition. Over 900 items catalogued in great detail with useful introductory essays & appendices. Greatly enlarged from Evan Gill's Inventory of Gill's inscriptional work on which the author had worked in 1964.
260 GILL, Eric. SPEAIGHT, Robert. The Life of Eric Gill. P. J. Kenedy & Sons, New York, 1966 £10
FIRST US EDITION, pp.(20)323, illustrations & facsimiles in line & half-tone ;a very good copy in slightly frayed dust wrapper.
261 GRAHAM, Rigby. Rigby Graham a Retrospective. With an introductory essay by Michael Yorke. Goldmark Gallery Uppingham,  £20
FIRST EDITION, folio, pp.48; illustrations in colour & half-tone throughout; very good in original pictorial card covers. A wonderful catalogue of 175 items including 41 books.
262 GRAHAM, Rigby. BRUCCIANI, Edel. Rigby Graham a retrospective celebration at New Walk Museum, Leicester. [With an essay by Edel Brucciani.] Leicester City Museums with Goldmark Gallery Uppingham, 1999. £15
FIRST EDITION, folio, pp.48; illustrations in colour & half-tone throughout; very good in original pictorial card covers.
263 GRAHAM, Rigby. GOLDMARK, Mike. ten years of struggle. Rigby Graham at the Goldmark Gallery. Goldmark Gallery Uppingham, 1997 £20
FIRST EDITION, folio, pp.48; illustrations in colour & half-tone throughout; very good in original pictorial card covers; related ephemera laid in. 83 pictures in various media + chronology, exhibitions and bibliography.
264 GRAHAM, Rigby. ROGERSON, Ian. The Book Illustrations of Rigby Graham. An exhibition catalogue and guide to the collection. With an introduction by Alan Tucker. Manchester Metropolitan University Library, 2001. £8
FIRST EDITION, pp.viii,12; various illustrations in line; fine in pictorial coloured wrappers. 115 items described with useful introductory essay..
265 GRAY Basil. The English Print. Adam & Charles Black, 1937 £10
FIRST EDITION, pp.xvi,225; 24 plates & 8 illustrations in text; a good copy of this standard account in original cloth, gilt; contemporary prize bookplate on fly-leaf.
266 GREENSPAN, Ezra ROSE, Jonathan, [Editors] Book History. [Annual Journal of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing.] Volumes 1 & 2. Pennsylvania State University Press, 1998/99 £30
FIRST EDITIONS, 2vol., pp.xii,306+advert; pp.viii,268; very good in original blue cloth. 24 essays including: Sedbergh Book Club 1728-1928; Aboriginal Sign Systems & the History of the Book in Canada; Edinburgh Bookselling in the late 18thC.
267 GROLIER CLUB. WINTERICH, John T. The Catalogue of Books from the libraries of collections of celebrated bibliophiles and illustrious persons of the past with arms or devices upon the bindings... The Grolier Club, New York, 1895 £75
FIRST EDITION, limited to 350 copies on Holland paper; pp.xvi,75; 24 plates of arms with tissue guards; a very good uncut copy in original green cloth, gilt; a little rubbed & bumped at extremities; blue armorial ex libris of the distinguished book-collector & library benefactor, Albert Ehrman.
268 HART-DAVIS Rupert. The Power of Change. A Memoir. Sinclair-Stevenson, 1991 £20
FIRST EDITION, pp.xii,196, illustrated throughout with halftone plates; a very good copy in dustwrapper.
269 HARTRICK, A.S. Lithography as a fine art. Oxford, 1932 £15
FIRST EDITION, pp.(8)84; colour frontis. after Lautrec & 15 other litho. plates; very good in original linen-backed marbled cloth. A high quality production in Oxford's 'Little Craft Books' series.
270 HAZLITT. KEYNES, Sir Geoffrey. Bibliography of William Hazlitt. St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1981. £20
Second edition, revised; pp.xx,152; 7 plates & 32 facsimile title-pages; new in original cloth & glacine wrapper.
271 HAZLITT, W. Carew. Old Cookery Books and ancient cuisine. Elliot Stock, 1886 £25
FIRST EDITION, 12mo., pp.(4)271; a good uncut copy in lightly rubbed original green cloth of the Book-lover's Library.
272 HENDEL, Richard. On Book Design. Yale University Press, USA, 1998 £15
FIRST EDITION, lg.8vo., pp.(14)210; illustrations & facsimile lay-outs throughout; a very good copy in dust wrapper.
273 HERMES, Gertrude. RUSSELL, Judith [Editor] The Wood-Engravings of Gertrude Hermes. Edited with an introduction by Judith Russell. [with] Essays by Simon Brett and Bryan Robertson. Scolar Press, 1993 £55
FIRST EDITION, folio, pp.132; illustrations throughout, many full-page; very good in dust-wrapper. An excellent catalogue raisonné which also includes lists of books illustrated, colour prints, lino & wood-cuts; exhibitions; &c. 'Her prints stand in the history of British modernism alongside the paintings of Nicholson and the sculpture of Moore and Hepworth.' Simon Brett.
274 H.M.S.O. The Design Of Forms In Government Departments. Compiled by the Organisation and Methods Division of Her Majesty's Treasury. H.M.S.O., 1962. £20
Second Edition, lg.8vo., pp.174; includes 'over 150 illustrations each depicting one or more points of good or bad design'. Marginal tear affects final 4 leaves, otherwise a very good copy in dust-wrapper.
275 HOCHULI, Jost. KINROSS, Robin. Designing Books: practice and theory. Hyphen Press, 1996 £85
FIRST EDITION, pp.166 + colophon; illustrations throughout; a fine copy in original decorated cloth & dust-wrapper.
276 HOLME, Rathbone & FROST, Kathleen M. [Editors] Modern Lettering and Calligraphy. A sequel to 'Lettering of Today'. Studio Publications, 1954. £18
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.144; illustrations & facsimiles in line & half-tone throughout; a good copy in original cloth, backstrip faded. The four essays include 'Modern Lettering in Book Production' by Ruari McLean whose copy this was. AUTHOR'S COPY.
277 HOUSMAN, A.E. CARTER, John & SPARROW, John. A.E. Housman. A Bibliography. Second Edition Revised by William White. St Paul's Bibliographies, 1982 £15
Pp.xviii,94; five plates; very good in original cloth & card slip-case. A revised & enlarged edition of the 'Handlist' which appeared in 1952.
278 HUNNISETT, Basil. A Dictionary of British Steel Engravers. F. Lewis, Leigh-on-Sea, 1980 £30
FIRST EDITION, 4to, pp.148; a good copy of this useful reference in original cloth & lightly soiled dust-wrapper.
279 HUNNISETT, Basil. Steel-engraved book illustration in England. Scolar Press, 1980 £15
FIRST EDITION, pp.xvi,263; 66 half-tone plates; a good copy of this useful reference in partially faded dust-wrapper.
280 HUNTER David. Opera and Song Books Published in England 1703-1726. A Descriptive Bibliography. The Bibliographical Society, 1997 £15
FIRST EDITION, pp.xlix,521, facsimile and halftone plates throughout; a very good copy in original blue cloth.
281 HUTH, Alfred Henry. A Catalogue of the woodcuts and engravings in the Huth Library. Printed at the Chiswick Press, 1910. £85
FIRST EDITION limited to 150 copies on hand-made paper; sm. folio, pp.xii,96 + printer's mark; 12 plates, wood-engraved ornaments & initials; a very good copy in original roan-backed cloth, top edge gilt, others uncut.
282 IMPRINT. JACKSON, F.E. & others [Editors] The Imprint. Nos. 1-9. (all published). Edited by F.E. Jackson, J.H. Mason, Edward Johnston, Gerard Meynell. The Imprint Publishing Company, 1913. £200
FIRST EDITION, 4to., 2 vols. in original nine issues; pp.xvi,446; 142, 88 (Dibdin's Printers' Devices) + prelims. to each issue & adverts.; various illustrations, plates & inserts throughout; a good set of this short-lived but influential periodical in original printed wrappers; spines worn, wrappers detached from four issues but all present; preserved in fold-down patterned paper-covered box. Includes much on illustration & printing techniques: Walter Crane on Children's Books; Johnston on Decoration; Manson on Lucien Pissarro; Mason on wood-engraving & Cranach; Newdigate, Lethaby & Jackson. The first issue advertised for 'a young man of good education' to which Stanley Morison replied & gained his entrée to the typographic world. His first published work, 'Notes on some Liturgical Books' appeared in issue 8.
283 JACKSON, Holbrook. The Anatomy of Bibliomania. Soncino Press, 1932 £30
Third Edition, two volumes revised into one; pp.xvi,854; short tears along inner hinges but a sound copy, ownership signature of 'H.E. Leeds, 9.12.32'.
284 KEYNES Geoffrey. A Bibliography of George Berkeley Bishop of Cloyne. His Works and His Critics in the Eighteenth Century. Clarendon Press, 1976 £55
FIRST EDITION, pp.xxviii,285, facsimile and halftone plates throughout; a very good copy in slightly frayed dustwrapper.
285 KINNEIR, Jock. Words and Buildings. The Art and Practice of Public Lettering. The Architectural Press, 1980 £30
FIRST EDITION, 4to, pp.191; half tone plates throughout; a very good copy in dust wrapper (back strip faded).
286 KYNOCH PRESS. ARCHER, Caroline. The Kynoch Press the anatomy of a printing house 1876-1981. The British Library, 2000. £15
FIRST EDITION, pp.xii,222; illustrations & facsimiles throughout; new in dust-wrapper; now reduced from £35.
287 LILLEY, George P. A Bibliography of John Middleton Murry 1889-1957. University of Toronto Press, 1974. £18
FIRST EDITION, pp.226; very good in original cloth & dust-wrapper.
288 MACLEOD Roy. (Editor) The Library of Alexandria. Centre of Learning in the Ancient World. L. B. Tauris, 2001 £25
Pp.xii,196; halftone map of Alexandria 50BC-50AD; a very good copy in dustwrapper. First published the previous year.
289 MILLAIS. GOLDMAN, Paul. Beyond Decoration. The illustrations of John Everett Millais. The British Library, 2005. £32
FIRST EDITION, tall 8vo., pp.337; illustrations throughout; new in dust-wrapper. The first fully illustrated catalogue of all of Millais's published illustrations, the majority wood-engravings but also steel engravings and etchings, with accompanying text & introductory essays on his book and periodical work.
290 MORRIS, Guido. WILKINSON, David. Guido Morris Fine Printer. The Last Chapter? A Catalogue of Late Printings with introduction. The Book Gallery, St Ives, 1995 £25
FIRST EDITION, no.58 of 200 copies, signed by the editor; pp.(60); several facsimile illustrations; very good in printed wrapper. 'No.4 in the occasional series of Book Gallery Monographs' with informative introductory essay and catalogue of 159 pieces, described in detail, including correspondence and work by Rolfe, Ezra Pound, Louis Zukofsky and Basil Bunting; checklist of writings by and about Guido Morris.
291 MYERS Robin. HARRIS Michael (Editors). Censorship & The Control of Print in England and France 1600 -1910. St Paul's Bibliographies, Winchester, 1998 £15
Pp.xii,154; a very good copy in pictorial boards.
292 NELSON, James G Elkin Mathews. Publisher to Yeats, Joyce, Pound. The University of Wisconsin Press, 1989 £12
FIRST EDITION, pp.ix,299, + 37 illustrations; one corner lightly creased but a very good copy in pictorial laminated card.
293 ODLE, Alan. STEENSON, Martin. The Life and Work of Alan Odle. Books & Things, Stroud, 2012 £20
FIRST EDITION, limited to 100 copies; pp.126; 46 illustrations; new in pictorial card covers. Excellent account & bibliography of a much neglected fantasy artist, known to many as the husband of writer Dorothy Richardson. Includes 30pp. section of previously unpublished letters to his brother, fellow artists, publisher, and a long & very moving account of his death from Dorothy Richardson to Claude Houghton.
294 OXFORD BIBLIOPHILES. NASH, Paul W. & HOWES, Justin. Bibliophiles at Oxford. A celebration of fifty years of the Oxford University Society of Bibliophiles, 1951-2000 with descriptive notes on the term cards. Oxford University Society of Bibliophiles, 2006. £25
FIRST EDITION limited to 300 copies; sm.8vo., pp.220 + advert leaf & errata slip; folding colour frontispiece and facsimile pages throughout, several in colour; new in gold-blocked cloth & dust-wrapper of stylish restraint, hand-printed at his Strawberry Press by Paul Nash. 'For half a century, student and senior members of the Oxford University Society of Bibliophiles met to hear lectures or visit great libraries, both private and institutional. Each term's programme was formalised in a card, often printed by one of the fine printers active at the period. This book provides a record of the activities of the Bibliophiles between 1951 and 2000, with lists of the Society's officers and descriptions of the term cards, preceded by memoirs by four senior members [Paul Nash, Bent Juel-Jensen, Giles Barber and Paul Morgan].'
295 PAPER. ZYUGAKU, Bunsyo. Hand-Made Paper of Japan. Board of Tourist Industry. Japanese Government Railways, 1942 £85
FIRST EDITION, pp.102; colour frontispiece, sepia illustrations in line and halftone throughout and 15 tipped-in paper samples; well preserved in original pictorial wrappers. No.39 in the 'Tourist Library' series.
296 PELICAN PRESS. ROGERSON, Ian. The Pelican Press. An adventure in typographic design: Francis Meynell and Stanley Morison in collaboration 1913-1921. An exhibition catalogue compiled by Ian Rogerson. Manchester Polytechnic Library, 1989. £8
FIRST EDITION, A4, pp.x,46; several facsimile pages; fine in printed wrappers. 154 items described with useful introduction & index.
297 PENROSE ANNUAL. Volume 17. The Process Year Book. Edited by William Gamble. A.W. Penrose & Co., 1911-12. £35
FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.xii,224,81(plates) 88(adverts.); large variety of plates & fancy printing; a very good copy in original Art Deco design green cloth. We have many volumes in stock up to vol.58 of 1965. Details available on request.
298 RAVILIOUS, Eric. SMITH, Gaye & BOYDELL. Stephanie. Eric Ravilious in print: books, wood engravings, lithographs and ceramics. [Catalogue of an exhibition.] Manchester Metropolitan University. 2003. £12
FIRST EDITION, pp.48; 8 colour plates & 23 illustrations in black & white; laminated card covers. 150 items described from wood-engraved book illustrations to lithographs, patterned papers & ceramics for Wedgwood.
299 REDDICK, Peter. ROGERSON. Ian. Peter Reddick. Draughtsman - Wood Engraver - Illustrator. An exhibition catalogue compiled by Ian Rogerson. With a biographical note by Peter Reddick. Manchester Metropolitan University, 1994. £8
FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.xxii,10; vignette illustrations throughout; fine in original stiff paper wrappers. Includes work for Fleece, Gruffyhound, Gregynog, Vine, Limited Editions Club & Folio Society.
300 RODD, Thomas. Booksellers Catalogue of Tracts & Pamphlets, 1819-1822. Catalogue of Nineteen Thousand Tracts, Pamplets & unbound books. Bloomfield Books, 1975 £20
Facsimile reprint with new index & introduction; pp.(16)442; very good copy with slightly frayed, price clipped dustwrapper.
301 ROSTENBERG, Leona. STERN, Madeleine B. New Worlds in Old Books. [Dedicated] To the Survival of the Printed Book In the Twenty-First Century. Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, Delaware, 1999 £12
FIRST EDITION, pp.viii,202 &15 plate illustrations; a very good copy in dustwrapper.
302 RUSSELL-SMITH, John. Bibliotheca Cantiana, or Antiquarian Kentish Books, vol 1. Being an account of the published material, books, acts of parliament, maps and ephemera, relating to the County of Kent up to 1836. John Hallewell, 1980 £20
Facsimile reprint of the John Russell Smith original edition of 1836; pp.(20)360; facsimile frontispiece of autographs of eminent Kentish writers; very good copy in original cloth & slightly marked dust wrapper.
303 RUTHERSTON, Albert. ROGERSON, Ian. Albert Rutherston. A catalogue of the illustrated books, periodicals, pamphlets, Christmas cards, pantomimes, diaries and almanacks, pattern papers, ornaments and autograph letters in the Collections of the Manchester Metropolitan University Library, 1993. £8
FIRST EDITION, pp.x,18; illustrations in line throughout; fine in pictorial coloured wrappers. Sixty-nine items described with useful introduction & index.
304 SALAMAN, Malcolm. British Book Illustration yesterday and today. The Studio, 1923. £28
FIRST EDITION, sm.folio, pp.viii,175; 106 plates (16 in colour); upper wrapper renewed retaining lettering piece; a good copy of Salaman's survey of the golden age of British book illustration, from Millais to Harry Clarke.
305 SHAKESPEARE. THIMM, Franz. Shakspeariana from 1564 to 1864 . An Account of the Shakespearian Literature of England, Germany, France and other European Countries, with Bibliographical Introductions. Second Edition [extended to 1871]. Franz Thimm, London and Leipzig, 1872. £35
Second edition, enlarged; pp.(6)118(2); German & English titles, printed in red; a very good copy of this bibliography with accompanying essays, in original blue blind-stamped cloth, lettered in gold; 12pp. Otto Harrassowitz, Leipzig, Catalog 77, Shakespeare und seine Zeit, laid in.
306 SILVER, Rollo G. Typefounding in America, 1787-1825. University Press of Virginia, USA, 1965 £22
FIRST EDITION, pp.xiv,139 + colophon; 36 illustrations of type & machinery; very good in original cloth-backed decorated boards.
307 SIMON, Herbert. Songs and Words. A History of the Curwen Press. George Allen & Unwin, 1973. £15
FIRST EDITION, pp.(8)261; 6 plates and many illustrations & facsimiles in text; a very good copy of this standard work in original cloth & frayed dust-wrapper; book label of Simon Rendall. Includes a Catalogue Raisonné of books printed at the Press 1920-1932.
308 SLATER, J. Herbert. Engravings and Their Value. A complete guide to the collection and prices of all classes of prints. Sixth edition revised and enlarged by F.W. Maxwell-Barbour. Kudos, 1978 £30
REPRINT of 1929 edition, lg.4to., pp.(10)707; half-tone plates; 300 facsimiles of engravers' marks; a few neat pencilled annotations by previous owner. Two corners lightly bumped but a good copy in original maroon cloth, gilt.
309 SLINN, Judy. CARTER, Sebastian [&] SOUTHALL, Richard. History of the Monotype Corporation. Edited by Andrew Boag & Christopher Burke. Printing Historical Society, Vanbrugh Press, 2014 £50
FIRST EDITION, pp.432; 256 illustrations, 22 in colour; new in dust-wrapper.'This important new publication charts the history of the British Monotype Corporation in its significant years from 1897 to 1992. Its three sections cover the Corporation’s business history, typeface design history, and the technical history of Monotype’s composing machines. Written and edited by leading business and type industry experts, this is an indispensable reference for typographers and type designers, and for technology and business historians.'
310 SLYTHE, R. Margaret. The Art of Illustration 1750-1900. Library Association, 1970 £15
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.144; colour frontispiece & half-tone illustrations throughout; very good in original cloth & slightly yellowed dust-wrapper. Includes sections on Wood-engraving, Etching, Engraving & Lithography.
311 STONE, Reynolds. The Albion Press. An essay first published in the Journal of the Printing Historical Society No.2, 1966, with Supplements of 1967 and 1971. Printing Historical Society, 2005. £14
First separate edition, pp.(30); 10 half-tone plates, double-sided folding leaf of diagrams & illustrations in line throughout; new in decorated printed wrappers.
312 STONE, Reynolds. CLARK, Kenneth. Engravings. With an introduction by the artist and an appreciation by Kenneth Clark. John Murray, 1977. £48
FIRST EDITION, folio, pp.xli(3) + 151pp. of engravings printed in black & various single colours; a good copy in slightly frayed dust-wrapper of this handsome production, printed at Curwen.
313 STRACHAN, W.J. The Artist and the Book in France. The 20th Century Livre d'artiste. Peter Owen, 1969. £70
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.368; 181 illustrations (8 in colour); a very good copy in lightly edge-bruised dust-wrapper of this excellent account and catalogue raisonné.
314 TARR, Rodger L. Thomas Carlyle. A descriptive bibliography. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1989. £20
Pp.xxii,543; facsimile illustrations throughout; very good in dust-wrapper.
315 THOMAS, Isaiah. The History of Printing in America with a Biography of Printers & an Account of Newspapers. Edited by Marcus A. McCorison from the Second Edition. Weathervane Books, New York, 1970. £15
Pp.xxii,650; frontispiece portrait; a very good copy in dust-wrapper.
316 THOMPSON, Tommy. How to Render Roman Letter Forms. A pattern for understanding and drawing roman letters and other styles of lettering and type faces related to them. Holme Press, New York, 1946 £15
FIRST EDITION, pp.78; illustrations throughout; snag at fore-edge, backstrip faded but a good copy in original cloth.
317 TREUTTEL and WURTZ. Works Recently Published by Treuttel and Wurtz, Treuttel, Jun. and Richter, 30, Soho Square, September, 1827. £25
Pp.; a fine uncut copy; drop-head title, 3pp. account of The Foreign Quarterly Review, 34 other titles in English, French, Italian & Latin, from the 'Foreign Booksellers to the King'.
318 TREUTTEL and WURTZ. Works Recently Published by Treuttel and Wurtz, Treuttel, Jun. and Richter, 30, Soho Square, January, 1828. £25
Pp.; fine copy; drop-head title, 3pp. account of The Foreign Quarterly Review, XIX other titles of history, travel, dictionaries & grammars, from the 'Foreign Booksellers to the King'.
319 TWYMAN, Michael. Early Lithographed Books. A study of the design and production of improper books in the age of the hand press. With a catalogue. Farrand Press & Private Libraries Association, 1990 £25
FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.374; frontispiece & 282 illustrations; a good copy in original cloth. An important study of the wide range of uses to which lithography was put through the 19th century, with chapters on military manuals, music printing, shorthand, facsimiles including the publications of Sir Thomas Phillipps; with a catalogue of 423 examples traced by Professor Twyman.
320 UDEN, Grant. Understanding Book-Collecting, Antique Collectors' Club, 1982 £10
FIRST EDITION, pp.279; illustrations throughout; very good in price clipped dust-wrapper. Good survey of major collecting areas & useful glossary of terms.
321 WALL, Barbara. René Hague. A Personal Memoir. The Aylesford Press, 1989 £12
FIRST EDITION, pp.59; five half-tone plates; very good in card covers & dust-wrapper.
322 WATSON James. The History of the Art of Printing 1713. [Printed in facsimile by] Gregg Press Ltd, 1965 £25
Pp.(2)24,xlviii,64 + folding plate; a very good copy in original buckram of this useful facsimile of Watson's history of Scottish printing and survey of 15thC practice, being one of the earliest accounts of the origins of printing in the English language which also includes a fine 48pp. specimen of types of a Dutch origin.
323 WHITE Eva. An Introduction to the Beaumont Press. Victoria & Albert Museum, 1986 £20 FIRST EDITION, pp.23, six facsimile plates; a very good copy in original printed wrappers of this uncommon pamphlet.
324 WINSHIP, George Parker. The Cambridge Press 1638-1692. A re-examination of the evidence concerning the Bay Psalm Book and the Eliot Indian Bible as well as other contemporary books and people. Books for Libraries Press, New York, 1968 £20 Reprint of 1946 edition, pp.x,385; a very good copy in original cloth.