found: 19 books

 
BAYLEY, JOHN
Iris. A Memoir of Iris Murdoch.
. Duckworth, 1998, 189pp. hardback in d/j in pristine condition. Signed: With best wishes from John Bayley & Iris in ink across the title page. And with a handwritten postcard from Iris Murdoch , 13 lines. Signed , sent in 1965 . (ISBN: 0715629328) .
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CARR, J[AMES] L[OYD]
The First Saturday in May; an Echo of a Shropshire Lad
. The Tern Press, Shropshire, 1993. Hardcover. First book Edition, limited to 140 numbered copies printed on Lana paper and signed by the publishers, Nicholas and Mary Parry. Landscape small8vo. Unpaginated. Decorated boards. Illustrated with eight black and white wood engravings from drawings and photographs taken at various villages on the first Saturday in May, 1993,by Nicholas Parry. In fine state. No dust wrapper, as issued. A delightful account of the first village cricket match of the 1936 season and the train journey to and from the game. Carr's story was first printed in the cricketing anthology 'Fine Glances', issued three years previously. White and green pictorial paper over boards. Title in red on front cover and spine. outer edge untrimmed. Textured green end papers A charming book on cricket. delightful little story by J.L Carr recalling a match he played at Bridgenorth in Worcestershire in 1936. Strangely, this attractive item is not widely known. Byron Rogers wrote a highly acclaimed biography of JL Carr , but the First Saturday in May is not shown in the list of books written by Carr. It also escaped the attention of Stephen Gibbs in Post Padwick. J.L. Carr. 1912-1994, was one of the great polymaths of the twentieth century, putting his hand to teaching, travelling, novels, and social history, and even serving a stint as a photographer for the R.A.F. Famed for his eccentricity, he went through six publishers, one for each novel he wrote, until he formed his own Quince Tree Press. This is a beautiful and wistful account of a half-remembered pre-war cricket match: 'At least two of us would die in fixtures even then tentatively arranged for our generation." 1993 . Loosely inseted is a handwritten letter by Mary Parry dated 11-9-2004.
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Book number: 091849-13
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DE COSTER, CHARLES,
Die Geschichte Von Ulenspiegel Und Lamme Goedzak Und Ihren HeldenmäßIgen Fröhlichen Und Glorreichen Abenteuern Im Lande Flanden Und Anderwärts. Deutsch Von Karl Wolfskehl. Mit Holzschnitten Von Frans Masereel. 2 Volumes
. München, Kurt Wolff, (1926). With a frontispiece and 150 partly full-page original woodcuts and 18 woodcut initials by Frans Masereel. XLIII, (1), 496, (2) pp.; (6), 534, (6) pp. First edition, printed in 1600 copies. This is one of 1500 unnumbered copies. The woodcuts were printed from the original blocks. Text sl. darkened. In full calf with 5 raised bands on the spines. On page [1] Arnold Frank, the film producer has written an 18 line poem in ink, dated 24th May 1928 and signed Arnold Franck. this is followed by the signature Leni Reifenstahl (as opposed to Riefenstahl) corners of binding very slightly rubbed.
¶ Arnold Fanck ( 1889 - 1974, a pioneer of the German mountain film. LENI RIEFENSTAHL, [Helene Bertha Amalie] (1902 - 2003) A very unique set [ DR 6-7 ].
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DAHL, ROALD, RICHARD ADAMS, BRIAN ALDISS, ELIZABETH JENNINGS AND OTHERS
The Oxford Bibliophile Alnanac: . Original Correspondence and Contributions
. The original contributions and correspondence between the publisher Holdan Books and the contributors 1980/1981 for THE OXFORD BIBLIOPHILE ALNANAC: Included were stories by Oxford authors on a variety of subjects, articles on the theme of Oxford, and some poetry. All of these illustrated by Oxford artists. The book never appeared since practically none of the artists, who had promised to help, produced art work CONTRIBUTIONS : Richard Adams ( 1920 - 2016 ) A Sonnet Brian Aldiss ( 1925 - 2017 ) Back from Java - a short story Gillian Avery ( 1926 -2016 ) The Researcher's Craft: Designs and Implements. (from Research Concerning Nineteenth Century Children and Books (Monographs No. 17 ) Giles Barber ( 1930 - 2012 ) Oxford, Ossonio, Oxfort - Modern Languages printing at Oxford to 1800 ( promised but never submitted, instead he sent An introduction to the Housemaid ) Sir Basil Blackwell ( 1889 - 1984) May Morris - a lecture Roald Dahl (1916 - 1990 ) The Cow - a poem Eileen Davies ( 1926 - 2011 ) Oxford's Voluble Inglorious Milton: -George Smith Green, Watchmaker & Author J.P. Feather Books Without Walls: Development of the Oxfordshire Book Trade Dame Helen Gardner ( 1908 - 1986 ) Memories of Oxford Bookshops Elizabeth Jennings ( 1926 - 2001 ) A Weather Spell - a poem B.E. Juel-Jensen An Oxonian's view of Ethiopia, Travellers and Books David Low Sir Isaac Newton's Library and Chinnor Rectory Jan Morris ( 1926 -- ) In a Name Hugh Williamson An Oxford Family and its Firm:-Henry Alden, Publisher & Bookseller The full description of this collection+ images is on our webssite.
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Book number: F3235
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LUCIE-SMITH EDWARD
Two Poems of Night
. Turret Books, 1972, Quarto, 4 pages handsewn in pictorial covers. The poems are printed by letterpress in two colours at the Trigram Press. This is one of only 100 copies signed both by Edward Lucie-Smith and Ralph Steadman. the total edition was 1000 copies.
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Book number: F0707
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FREYTAG, GUSTAV, CLARENCE DAY, PAUL OTLET, COMENIUS
Poster ( 55 X 44 Cm ) in Einer Einmaligen Auflage Von 100 Exemplaren AnläßLich Der 25. Frankfurter Buchmesse Gedruckt
. und vorzüglich denjenigen Verlagen gewidmet, die seit 1949 ununterbrochen an dieser Messe teilnehmen. Kalligraphie: Hermann Zapf, Darmstadt. Dies ist das Exemplar für Friedrich Wittig, Hamburg, Vorsteher des Börsenvereins des Deutschen Buchhandels, Frankfurt am Main, 1962 - 1965. Signiert von Hermann Zapf, Sigfred Taubert und dem Vorsitzenden des Aufsichtrates der ausstellungs- und Messe GMBH. Auf Bütten gedruckt. einmal gefalten in der Mitte, Rand rechts gebräunt. In 4 Farben gedruckt mit Sprüchen über Das Buch, wie z.B. Freytag: Bücher sind die großen Schatzhüter des Menschengeschlects .. und 3 weitere von Clarence Day, Paul Otlet und Comenius. 2 kleine risse unten rechts.
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Book number: F3262
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GLIWA , STANISLAW
Collection of Handprinted Books, Gliwa's Christmas Cards
. between 1949 and 1986 all printed on the hand press and ssigned and ephemera. Please check our website for full details. Payment only via bank transfer.
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Book number: F3250
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GRASWINCKEL DIRCK INGELEID EN VERZORGD DOOR GEERTEN GOSSAERT INTRODUCED AND EDITED BY GEERTEN GOSSAERT
De Vierlingen Van Den Heer Van Pybrac. Uit Het Frans in Het Nederlands En in Het Latijn Vertaald Door Mr. Dirck Graswinckel. Ingeleid En Verzorgd Door Geerten Gossaert.
. Utrecht, Stichting de Roos, 1955. Hardcover without dust jacket as issued , top edge gilt, XLVIII + 136 [2] pp. all text pages clean and unmarked, but sl. darkened, end papers discoloured / . 140pp. Kop verguld. Typografie en band Aldert Witte. Gezet uit de Lutetia, de Romanée en de Open Kapitalen van J. van Krimpen, en gedrukt door Van Amerongen in rood en zwart op Eenhoorn Propatria antiek van Van Gelder Nummer 173 van een oplage van 175 genummerde exemplaren.
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Book number: F3227
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Keywords: Netherlands Dutch Bibliophile Rare Limited Private Press

 
HEIDENHEIM, HANNS H.,
Holzschnitte Zur Bibel. / Woodcuts of the Bible. 5 Volumes
. 5 volumes in folio. splendid edition, one of 300 numbered copies printed by hand from original woodblocks on hand-made Japanese paper. All prints signed by the artist/printer. Bound block-book type in oak-tanned cowhide, covers embossed from woodblock. Folder and slipcase covered in hand-made paper, main title and masthead of the volumes are also woodcuts. Düsseldorf, Ursus presse, 1965-1970. Splendid set.
¶ Volume 1: IJOB (Job) 23 woodcuts, separate introduction enclosed; Volume 2: Das Lieder der Lieder (Song of songs) 17 woodcuts, biblical text edited by Max Brod; introd. by J. Mager; Volume 3: Jesaja (Isaiah) 20 woodcuts. Volume 4: Am Anfang ( In the beginning) 21 woodcuts, 1998, In these woodcuts the artist tried to show the development of the Deus absconditus, the hidden God till His revelation in creation. Foundation of this work were the books of the Kabbalah. Volume Volume 5: Ursprung (Origin) 20 woodcuts, 2002, the 2nd announcement of the creation in the Bible. The illustrations cover old folk legends gathered over 3000 years going back to the Stone Age. Cave drawings from 7000 to 200,000 years ago form the basis of these woodcuts. A descriptive booklet in the German language is added. ADDED ALSO: Large poster-sized print , measuring 97 x 61 cm. PSALM 22: Eli, eli, lema sabachtani. Printed from the woodblock in 3 colours, one of an edition of 180 copies printed on Japanese paper signed and numbered . AND Numerous invitations to Heidenheim's gallery in Duesseldorf( private press ).
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Book number: F2085
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Keywords: Theology Wim Meeuws Bibliophile Limited Editions Private Press Bible

 
HOFFMANN, FELIX
Das Hohe Lied and : Felix Hoffmann. Seine Arbeit Im Buch, in Glas, Auf Der Wand
. Das Hohe Lied . Zürich und Stuttgart, Flamberg, 1964. Mit 22 (10 ganzs.) Orig.-Farbholzschnitten Von Felix Hoffmann. (24) Bll. 4to. Orig.-HPgt. mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. 1 von 400 numerierten Exemplaren, im Impressum vom Künstler signiert, der ebenfalls das Einbandpapier schuf. Der Text folgt der Übersetzung der Zürcher Bibel. Typografische Gestaltung Max Caflisch. - Dieses Exemplar unnumeriert hors commerce aus der Bibliothek des Hamburger Verlegers Friedrich Wittig. Tadelloses Exemplar in Schuber. Siehe Wendland 50. AND: Henning Wendland und Guido Fischer: Felix Hoffmann. Seine Arbeit im Buch, in Glas, auf der Wand. Aarau und Frankfurt am Main, Verlag Sauerlaender, 1971, Erschienen zum 60. Geburtstag von Felix Hoffmann, der die Gestaltung des Buches besorgte. Mit einem speziell für dieses Buch geschaffenen, lose beiliegenden signierten Farbholzschnitt; dieser wurde von den Originalstöcken abgezogen. - 4°, mit zahlreichen teils farbigen Abbildungen. 22x29, Geb Schutzumschlag. ca. 118 Seiten unpaginiert und einer Karte mit Text " mit bestem Dank zurueck" signiert und datiert 13.4.1970 [an den Verleger Friedrich Wittig] Dazu Ausschnitt aus der Welt vom 21.12.1964 ueber Felix Hoffmann, ebenfalls ueber sein Leben von Arianna Giachi zum Tode des Kuenstlers am 11.7.1975, ein Angebot des Flamberg Verlag Zuerich fuer Hoffmanns letzte Illustrationen des Buches Weihnachten, Poster mit einer farbigen Illustration, D. Oelbermann : Felix Hoffmann - Partnerschaft und Einfuehlung in der Reihe Quellen der Buchgestaltung erschienen im Boersenblatt vom 6.1.1979; Ausstellungskatalog der Galerie im Rahmhof, Oktober/November 1974 FELIX HOFFMANN -Illustrationen - Farbholzschnitte- Radierungen , 8 seiten in farbigem Umschlag und loose dazu ein Holzschnitt in Sepia; schliesslich Felix Hoffmann: Vom Chaos vor der Schoepfung bis zur Auferstehung Christi. Die Chorfenster in unserer Stadtkirche,4 Seiten, eine Seite Text.
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Book number: F3105
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JENNINGS, ELIZABETH
A Dream of Spring.
. Poems by Elizabeth Jennings. With Illustrations by Anthony Rossiter. Stratford-upon-Avon , The Celandine Press 1980, (Printed by The Whittington Press),, ] First Edition Tall octavo, green cloth spine (with publisher's printed spine label), Whittington marbled paper-covered boards, (32) pages, illustrated (with five, tipped-in, sepia plates by Anthony Rossiter). A sequence of seventeen new poems by Elizabeth Jennings Signed by Elizabeth Jennings, and artist Anthony Rossiter, on the limitation page (as issued). Printed for The Celandine Press, at The Whittington Press, on Zerkall mould-made paper, hand set in Bell type. Issued without printed dust jacket). First edition, limited to 150 numbered copies of which this is number 44, Prestine copy. Offered here together with the press' green A-4 publication announcement and a postcard by the poet written to her parents in October 1955 from Rome with 15 lines of text.( private press ).
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Book number: F2787
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JENNINGS. ELIZABETH,
An Oxford Cycle. Poems
. Oxford, Thornton's , 1987, [4] 16pp. illustrated wrappers, one of a limited edition of 538 copies. Not many of this edition survive, most were destroyed as a result of a flood. Elizabeth Jennings Elizabeth Joan Jennings, poet, born July 18 1926; died October 26 2001. Elizabeth was born in Boston, Lincolnshire, England in July 18, 1926. Her father was a respected Chief Medical Officer who moved the family to Oxford when she was six years old. She later discovered poetry while attending the Oxford high school. After attending St Anne's College, Oxford, Elizabeth became a librarian at Oxford city library. Having more time to focus on her writing she published her first collection of poetry (1953) which drew the attention of Robert Conquest. Mr. Conquest would later publish her work with the likes of famous authors Kingsley Amis, Philip Larkin, Thom Gunn and others in his 1956 - - New Lines Anthology - - , which would later become known as - - The Movement - - . Throughout the 1960's, Elizabeth was one of the most popular poets in England. She never married and published a great number of works. Elizabeth once said, "I write fast and revise very little. A street in North Oxford has now been named after. We are certain she would not have approved. THIS IS ONE OF THE FEW COPIES THE AUTHOR SIGNED, IT IS MARKED D . She only signed 6 copies of the 38 specials. [ Dr - M - 2 ].
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Book number: F2421-2
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JOYCE, JAMES
Ulysses
. London Folio Society 2004 Limited and Numbered Edition Published on 16 June, 2004 to mark the Centenary of the day on which the action of the book is set. The edition was limited to 1760 copies. In full goatskin binding, blocked with a design by Jeff Clements (a turquoise-blue leather, with gilt and black decoration) with gold colour endpapers. In a dark blue buckram-bound solander box blocked with Joyce's signature in gilt on the front and used with special permission of the Joyce estate and the title in gilt on spine side. The text used is the one as issued in the 1998 Folio Society edition (which takes the text of the 1926 second edition) set in Old Style with Pastonchi display. Illustrated with 18 etchings with gold leaf by Mimo Paladino. With gilded top edge and ribbon marker, 758 pages, 18 plates, Introduction by Jacques Aubert and a new, revised 2004 preface by the author's grandson Stephen James Joyce. Paladino's etchings were first published in a limited edition of 18 copies. In new condition in original box.
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Book number: F1786-4
GBP 185.00 [Appr.: EURO 215 US$ 240.05 | JP¥ 26025]
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PASTERNAK, EVG.,
Boris Pasternak Materialy Dlya Biografii.
. Moskva, Sov. Pis. 687pp. many photographs, hardback. with autograph dedication by the author, Boris' son, signed and dated 2. VIII.'90.
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Book number: F1681
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WHITTINGTON PRESS JOHN RANDLE
Whittington Press, Andoversford, a Collection of Books, Their Catalogues and Other Ephemera
. Full details on our website or ask for a list. this small collection includes some very rare posters like Hellmuth Weissenborn's signed liniocut for John Clare's a cottage evening, only 35 copies printed by the press.
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Book number: F3252
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SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM
Sonnets in Chinese
. 2 volumes in a silk (?) covered box bound in an Eastern style blockbook.Images available in w e b s i t e or via email.
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Book number: F0034-B
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STEWART, J[OHN] I[NNES] M[ACKINTOSH] STEWART (1906 - 1973 )
Shakespeare's Lofty Scene.
. Annual Shakespeare lecture of the British academy.(from the proceedings of the British academy volume LVII ) Oxford University press, 1971, 18pp. printed wrappers. ? the author, also known as Michael Innes , the pseudonym he used for his crime novels, was professor of English at Oxford. On the front cover is a long dedication in ink to David [Luke] mentioning Wystan's [Auden] Festschrift and dated 30 Oct 1971. [ DR - M ].
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Book number: F0351
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VANDELOO, JOS
Schilfers Hebben Scherpe Kanten
. Ill.: Masereel. Met een originele houtsnede door Frans Masereel en acht linoleumsneden door Paul Peter Piech. Oxford, Mouette press, 1974. 16pp. Printed on the handpress of the Oficyna Stanislaw Gliwa in October 1973. Total edition limited to 126 copies. The printer Gliwa , a graphic artist in his own right, re-cut the 2nd design by Masereel, not accepted by the publisher (Wim Meeuws) into linoleum, this is featured at the back of this private press edition. This copy is one of the edition of 26 copies on Auvergne paper, marked A- Z, Vorms/Gabelentz , Mercatorfonds-Verlag 1975 in chapter E -lists the Dutch edition under number 82 . Paul Ritter, Frans Masereel, Eine Annotierte Bibliographie, Saur-Verlag 1992, page. 385, chapter Cb lists both German and Dutch editions under the numbers 100 and 101.
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Book number: 013089-4
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Keywords: Bibliophile Private Press Bibliophile Limited Editions Nederlandse Literatuur Vlaams Vlaanderen Flemish

 
VANDELOO, JOS
Splitter Haben Scharfe Kanten
. Ill.: Masereel. Mit einem Originalholzschnitt von Frans Masereel und 8 Linolschnitten von Paul Peter Piech. Limitierte Auflage von 126 Exemplaren, dies ist eins der Exemplare auf Basingwerk Parchmentpapier. Gedruckt auf der Handpresse von Stanislaw Gliwa der Oficyna Stanislawa Gliwy. 16 Seiten. Oxford, Mouette press, 1974. 16pp. Printed on the handpress of the Oficyna Stanislaw Gliwa in October 1973. Total edition limited to 126 copies. The printer Gliwa , a graphic artist in his own right, re-cut the 2nd design by Masereel, not accepted by the publisher (Wim Meeuws) into linoleum, this is featured at the back of this private press edition. this is one of the 100 copies numbered 1 - 100 on Basingwerk Parchment paper, = Vorms/Gabelentz , Mercatorfonds-Verlag 1975 in chapter E -lists the Dutch edition under number 82 . Paul Ritter, Frans Masereel, Eine Annotierte Bibliographie, Saur-Verlag 1992, page. 385, chapter Cb lists both German and Dutch editions under the numbers 100 and 101.
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Book number: 020285-3
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Keywords: Bibliophile Private Press [Bibliophile Private Press Limited Editions Dutch Flemish Vandeloo Masereel Privatdruck Handprese Pressedruck Flandern Flaemisch

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