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Ecclesiastes, the Words of the Preacher, the Son of David, King in Jerusalem

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Iowa City, IA, Prairie Press:

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 004381

Condition: Very Good Plus


No publication date given. This is believed to be one of 375 copies, but there is no limitation information to be found in the pamphlet. This book has been designed, handset and printed by Carroll Coleman at the Prairie Press in Iowa City. The type is American Uncial, cut by Victor Hammer. The paper is W&A ash white Arak.This is a sewn pamphlet of 25 numbered pages. Approx. 9.75 x 8.25 inches. Light gray-blue paper wrappers, with some minor mottling and with a 1/8 inch t... View more info

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The Mainz Diary 1437-1440

By: N/A

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Madison, NJ, Golden Hind Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 004382

Condition: Very Good Plus


Issued November 1940. 250 copies were bound in boards for the friends of the editor, and, supposedly, the balance of the sheets bound in with the text of the Christmas issue of Print. This copy may be anomalous in that it is clearly not a hardback and also not a part of Print magazine. It stands on its own as a large pamphlet. Set by hand in Weiss Antiqua and Original Oldstyle Italic by Arthur and Edna Rushmore. The paper is ash Arak by the Haddon Craftsmen, Camden NJ.Th... View more info

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Willi's Wishful Thinking

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Press of the Woolly Whale: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006521

Condition: Near Fine


Issued November 11 [Armistice Day] 1938. One of an unstated limitation. According to the colophon page, "a few copies of this book... have been printed." 6 x 4.25 inches. Red buckram binding, with pristine paper label to the front board. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Scarcely a sign of shelf life. Decorative title page plus two unnumbered pages of text and eleven full-page B&W illustrations. Handset in the original English Caslon. Printed by G... View more info

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Round Table Sonnets

By: Breeze, Thomas Hamilton

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The University Club of San Francisco: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003546

Condition: Very Good


Printed by the Grabhorn Press. An association copy, with a neat ink gift inscription on the front FEP apparently signed by the author but not so guaranteed, and presented to the pre-eminent San Franciscan, Alfred Sutro, and with the front pastedown bearing Alfred Sutro's distinctive gold on black morocco book plate. One of 100 copies printed in July 1934. 9.75 x 6.5 inches. Vellum [or vellum-like] spine with charming decorative paper hardboards, brown-on-brown subtle bas... View more info

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G. Rohner

By: Chalumeau, Jean-Luc

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 007786

Condition: Fine


The Collector's Edition of art books by the Easton Press. 12.25 x 9 inches. Saddle tan leather with a gold-stamped facsimile signature to the front board and to the spine. Smyth-sewn and bound in top-grain leather. Hubbed spine with 22 kt gold lettering. A.E.G. Specially milled acid-neutral paper. 95 pp. with color and B&W illus. Satin ribbon marker. Almost certainly unread. No DJ, as issued. A Fine copy. View more info

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The Donkey

By: Chesterton, G. K.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: David Magee: 1939

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 003740

Condition: Very Good Plus


A poem in four stanzas by "G.K.C." 10 x 8 inches, printed on a sheet 10 x 16 inches and folded in half. Issued for Easter 1939. One of 15 copies only. Privately prrinted by David Magee. Strictly speaking not a broadside, as the paper is printed on both sides. L'Aiglon paper, with virtually no age-fading and very clean. No tears, stains, or other demerits noted. A Very Good Plus copy. Very scarce in any condition. View more info

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Pissarro

By: Cogniat, Raymond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 007789

Condition: Fine


The Collector's Edition of art books by the Easton Press. 12.25 x 9 inches. Dark cherry red leather with a gold-stamped facsimile signature to the front board and to the spine. Smyth-sewn and bound in top-grain leather. Hubbed spine with 22 kt gold lettering. A.E.G. Specially milled acid-neutral paper. 95 pp. with color and B&W illus. Satin ribbon marker. Almost certainly unread. No DJ, as issued. A Fine copy. View more info

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The Seven Deadly Sinnes of London

By: Dekker, Thomas

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, England, Cambridge University Press Warehouse: 1905

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 007775

Condition: Very Good


One of a limited edition of 250 copies only. Printed and presumed bound at the University Press, Cambridge, and published at the Cambridge University Warehouse, London. Facsimile of the original edition published by E. A. and Nathaniel Butter in 1606. Octavo, 8.75 x 6.75. Bound in original quarter vellum, with olive drab paper hardboards. Faint gilt-stamped titling at spine head. Simple vellum label with black-stamped titling to the front board. Generally clean spine, la... View more info

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Gutenberg and the Strasbourg Documents of 1439

By: Fuhrmann, Otto

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Press of the Woolly Whale: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006524

Condition: Fine


One of 660 copies. 10 x 7.5 inches. Light oxblood-colored buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped title label to the spine and with a crisp gilt-stamped design to the front board. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Scarcely a hint of shelf life. T.E.G. With x and 260 numbered pages. Decorative title page. With decorative chapter initials and with B&W sketches by the distinguished book illustrator, Fritz Kredel. The body matter is hand set in Bruce Rogers'... View more info

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On Making a Printing Press

By: Green, Ralph

Price: $22.00

Publisher: 1955

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 004368

Condition: Very Good


One of 170 copies handset, printed and bound by the author, with his signature on the colophon page. 18 numbered pages, with 4 charming line drawing illustrations stamped in green ink. Soft gray semi-stiff paper wrappers, with moderate age yellowing to the front. Ecru paper, probably rag content, bound in with green string. A very clean copy. Very Good. Scarce in any condition. View more info

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Charles A. Murdock, Printer & Citizen of San Francisco: An Appraisal

By: Harding, George L.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA, Tamalpais Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007504

Condition: Near Fine


One of 310 copies printed. Note that the title page gives a publication year of 1973 whereas the prospectus states that the book was published in Fall, 1972. Quarto, 10.75 x 6.75 inches. Handsome rust brown buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped image to the front board and titling to the spine. Unbumped spine head and very gently bumped tail, and with sharp corners. With x and 83 numbered pages. With B&W illustrations and archival photos throughout. Exceptionally clea... View more info

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Una and Robinson Jeffers, Two Early Letters to Hazel Pinkham

By: Jeffers, Robinson; Jeffers, Una

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, The Library Patrons of Occidental College: 1983

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 004380

Condition: Very Good Plus


This is one of 150 copies printed at the Tiger Press by Tyrus G. Harmsen. The text is set in twelve point Joanna and the title page is set in Perpetua.This is a sewn pamphlet of10 numbered pages. Approx. 7 x 4.5 inches. Light marine-blue paper wrappers, the front board with titling stamped in red. Unfaded wrappers. Quite clean inside and out. A Very Good Plus copy. Note that included with this pamphlet is a hand-written letter on Occidental College stationary addressed t... View more info

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Victor Hammer, Artist and Printer

By: Koch, Rudolf; Middeldorf, Ulrich; Zapf, Hermann

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Lexington, KY, The Anvil Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007210

Condition: Near Fine


Number 250 of 550 copies, designed by Martino Mardersteig in Dante type and printed by Stamperia Valdonega, Verona, Italy. Cinnamon cloth binding, with crisp brown-stamped lettering to the spine. 11 x 7.5 inches. Binding is immensely clean, save for a small 1/2 inch red blemish at the fore edge of the rear board. The text block is firmly bound in. XI and 213 numbered pages of text, interspersed with numerous plates and drawings of the artist's work, many full-page and a ... View more info

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The New Vestments

By: Lear, Edward

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, U.S.A., The Chamberlain Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author and Illustrator

Seller ID: 003736

Condition: Fine


Signed on the colophon page in pencil by Sarah Chamberlain, who is both the illustrator and the printer. Number 10 of an edition of 100. The type is Goudy Old Style, the paper is Kitakata and the illustrations are wood engravings. Unnumbered pages, with black text. Folded broadsheet style, with text printed on one side only. Then sewn into wrappers. With 2 B&W illus. 7.5 x 5.25 inches. Immensely clean, inside and out. Either unread or very gently read. A Fine copy. Very ... View more info

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Edvard Munch

By: Messer, Thomas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 007785

ISBN: 0810953544

Condition: Fine


The Collector's Edition of art books by the Easton Press. 12.25 x 9 inches. Beige leather with a gold-stamped facsimile signature to the front board and to the spine. Smyth-sewn and bound in top-grain leather. Hubbed spine with 22 kt gold lettering. Tiny bump along fore-edge of front board, scarcely noticeable. A.E.G. Specially milled acid-neutral paper. 127 pp. with color and B&W illus. Satin ribbon marker. Almost certainly unread. No DJ, as issued. A Fine copy. View more info

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Book Production Notes: Articles Contributed to the London Mercury 1920-1925

By: Newdigate, B. H.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Oxshott, Surrey, England, The Tabard Private Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 007507

ISBN: 1869924010

Condition: Fine


This is copy no. 188 of 250 copies on Basingwerk paper and bound by Woolnough Fine Binding. Numbered on the colophon page in black ink. Completed 12 November 1986. Printed at Oxshott by Philip Kerrigan at the Tabard Private Press. 11.5 x 7.75 inches. Quarter-bound in dark turquoise canvas with light blue buckram boards. Crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. Charming floral pastedowns/FEPs in a small repeat patter... View more info

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Bronze Wood

By: Sandburg, Carl

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Grabhorn Press: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003486

Condition: Very Good


Published September 15, 1941. One of 195 copies. 11.5 x 8.75 inches. Saffron-yellow paper boards, the front board with a black paper label with bronze lettering, the label being in fine condition. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. Offset from the pastedowns to the front and rear FEPs. Slight discoloration to the very edge of the deckled fore-edge. Else an exceptionally clean interior. Title page, plus seven unnumbered pages of text, plus colophon page... View more info

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VIII Lyrics

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Albert M. Bender: 1946

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 004375

Condition: Near Fine


This is a sewn pamphlet of unnumbered pages. Approx. 8 x 5.5 inches. Title page states that the booklet was imprinted at San Francisco, June Mcmxlvi. Note that the variant spelling "Shakespere" is used for the author. Bluish-gray paper wrappers with deckled and yapped edges, and with lettering printed in red in small letters to the front board. Charming wood-block print to the title page. Moderate fading to upper edge and spine of wrappers. Else immensely clean a... View more info

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An Account of Places

By: Tucker, Alan

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England, Wymondham: 1977

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 004030

Condition: Near Fine


This is one of 80 unnumbered copies. Produced by Trevor Hickman at the Brewhouse Private Press. Printed by Daedalus Press. 8.25 x 4.5 inches. Caramel brown buckram binding with design and lettering in turquoise blue to the front board. Unbumped spine head and tail, and the corners are sharp. Unnumbered pages. The book is very clean, inside and out, with a touch of soiling to the back board. A hint of shelf life. A Near Fine copy. View more info