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(ACKERS, Charles). Edited by D.F. McKenzie and J.C. Ross.
A Ledger of Charles Ackers. Printer of The London Magazine.
Oxford: Published for the Oxford Bibliographical Society by Oxford University Press, 1968. First edition.
Octavo, blue boards backed in tan cloth, pp. ix, 331; illustrated. Oxford Bibliographical Society Publications, New Series XV. Lower corners bumped, else very good in an unprinted mylar wrapper.
$16.50 Book Number: 14056 Order / Enquire
(ALIQUANDO PRESS). Wyle, Florence.
The Shadow of the Year.
(Toronto): The Aliquando Press, (1976). #91 of 100 copies bound with Torinko endpapers, and boards covered with Sudare handmade paper. (A further 25 copies were printed and specially bound.
ca. 24 cm x 16 cm, cloth backed boards with paper label on spine, unpaginated; wood engravings by Rosemary Kilbourn. Designed, printed and bound by Will Reuter. Near fine.
$150.00 Book Number: 20249 Order / Enquire
(ALIQUANDO PRESS: Morris, William). Pendenys, Arthur..
A Letter to William Morris.
(Toronto: The Aliquando Press,From an edition of 100 copies.
ca. 9 cm x 13.3 cm, stiff card covers with paper label on front cover, unpaginated; wood engravings by Rosemary Kilbourn. Designed, printed and bound by Will Reuter. Faded at spine, else near fine.
$65.00 Book Number: 20251 Order / Enquire
(ANGELO, Valenti). Shakespeare, William.
The Taming of the Shrew.
[N.p].: Lewis Osborne, 1967. First edition thus, one of 375 copies.
Tall Folio, beige cloth patterned in green and red, titled in gilt on spine, pp. 75; with colour decorations by Valenti Angelo, consisting of title page.and five full page illustrations. The text is that of the first Globe Edition edited by William Aldis Wright. The size of the pages is the same as that of the tallest extant copy of the First Folio. Book designed by Sherwood Glover, and handset by Katherine Grover. The pages were printed by Grabhorn-Hoyem at San Francisco. A fine copy of a pleasing and attractive book.
$125.00 Book Number: 9254 Order / Enquire
Mother of Felipe and Other Early Stories. Collected and Edited by Franklin Walker.
(San Fransciso): The Book Club of California, 1950. First edition.
Octavo, maroon and black checkered paper-covered boards, black cloth spine, gilt-lettered, pp. 141, attractively printed in red and black with striking designs by Cas Duchow. One of 400 copies printed by Anderson & Ritchie at The Ward Ritchie Press . The title story was Austin's first published work, appearing in a magazine in 1892. Spine slightly faded, historian's bookplate on endpaper, else near fine. BCC 74.
$75.00 Book Number: 6191 Order / Enquire
Promotional brochure for Banks & Miles, Inscribed.
One sheet, folded into four 8" x 11" panels. One side printed black and white, the other in colour with numerous examples of type design and logos by the firm. Inscribed on the front cover, "For Pam Schofield from Colin Banks, 1991." Colin Banks (1932-2002), co-founder of Banks & Miles, designers and typographers, founded in London in 1958 with partner John Miles. Light handling creases, pencil notations, else very good.
$45.00 Book Number: 14548 Order / Enquire
BARCLAY, Michael Richard.
Catalogue of the Works of Charles Ricketts R.A. from the Collection of Gordon Bottomley.
Stroud: Catalpa Press, 1985.
Octavo, card covers, pp. v, 69; illustrated. Near fine.
$27.50 Book Number: 12197 Order / Enquire
Letters of Charles Baudelaire to his Mother, 1833-1866.
(London): Rodker, (N.d). One of 50 copies signed by the translator, Arthur Symons and printed on English Hand-made paper.
Octavo, half vellum over paper-covered boards, pp. xiii, 302. Bookplate, some fading to boards along top edge, vellum slightly mottled- but still clean with bright gilt lettering. Very good.
$300.00 Book Number: 2277 Order / Enquire
Fourth Yearbook. 1905.
(Boston): Bibliophile Society, 1905. First edition, one of 500 copies.
Mostly articles devoted to the Bibliophile Society. Also includes Washington's letter to his overseers at Mt. Vernon. Paper covered boards, with printed spine-label. Light soiling to boards, else very good.
$30.00 Book Number: 4158 Order / Enquire
Printing and Democracy.
London: Privately Printed for The Monotype Corporation Ltd., (at the Oxford University Press), 1964. First edition.
24.9 cm x 16.4 cm. pp. 31; 8 black and white plates. A paper delivered at the Royal Institution intended as a pendant to the Printing and the Mind of Man exhibition. A little faded at the spine, faint creases at lower corners of covers, else near fine.
$16.50 Book Number: 13065 Order / Enquire
(BOOK CLUB OF CALIFORNIA).
California Printing. A Selected List of Books Which are Significant or Representative of a California Style of Printing. Part III. 1925-1975.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1987. First edition.
Quarto, wrappers, pp. ix, 55,; illustrated. Spine gently sunned, else fine.
$20.35 Book Number: 7598 Order / Enquire
Will Bradley and His Legacy to the Graphic Arts.
This keepsake paper has been compiled by Steve Watts for a lecture in the series, "Heritage of the Graphic Arts", at Gallery 303 in the city of New York on November 18, 1965. "Written in the stick" with eleven-point Wayside Roman and Wayside Italic. Printed at Privateer Press. Stapled self-wrappers, (8)pp. Near fine.
$30.00 Book Number: 839 Order / Enquire
(BRADLEY, Will). Blackmore, Richard Doddridge.
Fringilla, or Tales in Verse. With Sundry Decorative Picturings by Will H. Bradley.
Cleveland: Burrows Brothers Co., 1895. First American edition, #220 of 600 copies.
Octavo, blue holland boards, tan cloth spine, 129pp., with numerous illustrations, decorative borders, binding design and endpapers by Will Bradley. A masterpiece of American Art Nouveau design. Small rubber-stamp at preface, wear to edges and spine ends, else very good. Turn of a Century #134; Bambace A9.
$1500.00 Book Number: 840 Order / Enquire
Happenings Here and There Along the Trail, or "The World went very Well then." A Victorian Tale gleaned from Memories and Told for the Edification of Fellow Typophiles.
Pasadena: Typophiles, 1949. First edition. 1 of 300 copies.
Printed by Grant Dahlstrom at The Castle Press on Maidstone and Fabriano Cover. Sewn wrappers, 8vo., 21pp. "Something About the Years that Followed", a 4pp. supplement printed by Dahlstrom is laid in. Tiny tears at spine ends, slight creasing at edges, a little toning to covers. A very good copy. Bambace A78.
$75.00 Book Number: 836 Order / Enquire
Picture of a Period, or Memories of the Gay Nineties and the Turn of the Century, also a Few of the Years that Followed. Told by Will Bradley.
Printed by Grant Dahlstrom as a Souvenir of the Meeting of the Rounce and Coffin Club at the Huntington Library Exhibition of Designs, Writings & Wayside Press Printing. 1950. Stapled self-wraps, oblong 12mo., 18pp. Fine.
$35.00 Book Number: 838 Order / Enquire