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ALBERS, J.,
Poems and Drawings / Gedichte Und Zeichnungen.
. New York, 1961; oblong 8vo; unnumbered pages, texts and plates, bound concertina- style; illus. wrps with printed plastic foil wraparound. Presentation copy from the publisher of this, the second edition, with his inscription on the front free e.p.: -- a peaceful Christmas 1973 to Burry from the Wittenborns -- over an abstract design which appears to be either a lithograph not included in ordinary copies, or else an original drawing.
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Book number: 015049
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Catalogue: Art
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ALBERS, J.,
Poems and Drawings / Gedichte Und Zeichnungen.
. New York, George Wittenborn, 1961; oblong 8vo; unnumbered pages, texts and plates, concertina-style binding; illus. Orig. wrps with printed plastic foil wraparound. ( a la Japanese block book) second edition. 17 poems, CNJ22 drawings. Second edition, with new material; originally published by The Readymade Press, r^New Haven, cl958]. Printed Mylar d.j. [68] pp.. Design and sequence by Norman Ives. Poems in English & German.
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Book number: 015049-B
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ARBASINO ALBERTO
La Bella Di Lodi
. Torino, Einaudi, 1972, 172pp. hardback in d/j jacket sl. worn at the top. With the author's autograph signed dedication to Ronald Bottrall on f.e.p.[ST].
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Book number: F1504
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ARBASINO ALBERTO
Il Principe Costante
. Torino, Einaudi, 1972, 138pp. hardback in d/j jacket damaged at the rear edge. With the author's autograph signed dedication to Ronald Bottrall on f.e.p.[ST].
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Book number: F1537
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ANDERSEN, HANS CHRISTIAN,
Der Tannenbaum
. Berlin: Erich Blaschker Presse, 1965, 25, [2], [1 ]pp. With 8 original lithographs by Erich Jasorka. Original boards with another coloured Original-Lithograph on the front board In slip case. this is copy number 532 of a limited edition. This copy is signed by Jasorka below the colophon.
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Book number: F2112SM
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ANDRES, STEFAN,
Die Reise Nach Portiuncula.
. München, Piper, 1954 (2nd impr.) 277pp. + publisher's catalogue. With signed dedication in ink by the author, dated 2-XI-1955. previous owner's inscr. in ink on f.e.p. no d/j. [ DR - M - 1 rr ].
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Book number: 091007
GBP 12.75 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 17.12 | JP¥ 1899]
Catalogue: Slavic
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APPEL, ROLF
Das Richtehaus. Eine Gleichnishafte Erzählung
1967. Mit 5 Originalradierungen von Ute Schreiber. 250 x 215 mm. in blockbook binding [Hamburg 1967].27pp. One of an edition of just 15 copies 5 original etchings by Ute Schreiber.On the halftitle: . Max Tau, "dem Baumeister einer brüderlichen Welt" zum 70. Geburtstag gewidmet. This copy is signed by 9 contributors (?) like Kurt Lehmann, Rolf Appel and Max Tau and his wife Tove.Max Tau dated this copy below the signatures Oslo 18. Januar 1967. Cover sl. spotted and darkened, the text towards the edges. Obviously extremely rare.
¶ Max Tau was a German-Norwegian writer, editor, and publisher noted for his contribution to promoting literary exchange between Germany and Norway, especially in the context of reconciliation after World War II. He was the first person who was awarded the peace prize of the German Booksellers Association in 1950( private press ).
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Book number: F2107SM
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ARNIM, ACHIM VON,
Die Majoratsherren. Novelle.
. Mit sieben Lithographien von Karl Thylmann. Leipzig, Kurt Wolff Verlag, 1917, 56pp. gilt titled boards with vellum spine, gilt title on spine, text yellowed. corners & edges sl. worn. From the library of H.J.Hitze with his library label pasted to reverse of f.e.p.One of a limited edition of 500 copies printed in 1916 in fact. [ST].
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Book number: F1649
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ASSISI, FRANZ VON,
Der Sonnengesang Des Franz Von Assisi
. Berlin, Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 1962. 28 pp. typography by Heinrich Grote whose small printed presentation note is loosely inserted. in sunned illustrated wrappers.
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Book number: F2111
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AZIMI, IFTIKHAR [ TRANSLATED BY ] ILLUSTRATED BY RICHARD KENNEDY
The Garden of the Night - a Selection of 26 Sufi Poems
. The Whittington Press , 1979, approximately 70 unnumbered pages illustrated with numerous line drawings Limited Edition of 240 copies of which this is number XXVI of the 35 copies full bound in Nigerian goatskin by Weatherby Woolnough, with Whittington marbled endpapers. Accompanied by a loosely inserted signed etching by Richard Kennedy. (2 edges of this sl. browned) The edition is signed by Kennedy and Azimi. Hand-set in 24-point Caslon and printed at the press by John and Rosaliond Randle and Miriam Macgregor on B.F.K. mouldmade paper. The calligraphy is drawn by Noor Shafiqi and Faizal Hasan Deobandi, and the calligraphy and illustrations printed at the Senecio press. The front board has a Kennedy design embossed and the spine has the title in gilt lettering. A splendid book, the leather of the spine slightly discoloured and the edges of the loose etching a bit browned. In slip-case. Now very rare.( private press ).
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Book number: F0030
GBP 225.00 [Appr.: EURO 256.5 US$ 302.17 | JP¥ 33514]
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Keywords: Bibliophile Private Press Weblists2 Private Press Rare Limitred Leather

 
BAMPFYLDE, JAMES,
The Poems of James Bampfylde.
. {Being the slim output of a minor 18th century poet.].Edited and introduced by R.Lonsdale.No 32 of 300 copies.Signed by the editor.The Perpetua Press, Oxford 1988.80pp.;bound in publ.beige cl.with gilt initials on fr.bd.and titles on spine;plain paper d.w.;features in frontis -piece painting by J.Reynolds of the poet and friend.Full intro and notes( private press ).
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Book number: 011811
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BANDEIRA, MANUEL
50 Poemas Escolhidos Pelo Autor.
. [Rio de Janeiro, 1955 ] Ministerio da educacao e cultura, servicio de documantacao. (Os cadernos de cultura ) 86pp. paperback. wrappers and text sl. browned. With a handwritten dedication to Ronald Bottrall, by the author, signed and dated Rio (?) 1955.
¶ Bandeira (1886 - 1968) wrote over 20 books of poetry and prose. In 1904, he found out that he suffered from tuberculosis, which encouraged him to move from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro, because of Rio's tropical beach weather. In 1922, after an extended stay in Europe where Bandeira met many prominent authors and painters, he contributed poems of political and social criticism to the Modernist Movement in São Paulo. Bandeira began to publish his most important works in 1924. Bandeira became a respected Brazilian author and wrote articles in several newspapers and magazines, as well as teaching Hispanic Literature in Rio de Janeiro. Bandeira began to translate into Portuguese canonical plays of world literature in 1956, which he continued to do until his last days. He died in Rio de Janeiro. Bandeira's poems are of a unique delicacy and beauty. Recurrent themes can be found in his works: the love of women, his childhood in the Northeast city of Recife, friends, health problems. His delicate health affected his poems, in a manner similar to the last poems of Jorge Luis Borges. Many of Manuel Bandeira's poems depict the limits of the human body. [157C].
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Book number: F157C
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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. [ DR - M ]. (ISBN: 0715629328) .
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Book number: F0248
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BEERBOHM, MAX.,
Zuleika Dobson
. With a foreword and illustrations (on fine colour plates) by Osbert Lancaster. Oxford, The Shakespeare Head Press, 1975, Designed by Ruari McLean, printed at the Oxford University Press, xvi,187pp. Quarter dark blue crushed morocco over turquoise & white striped bds. gilt-ruled, gilt lettering & decoration on spine. 12 attractive double spread colour plates by OSBERT LANCASTER. Printed in Monotype Garamond on Abbey Mills Book White and Smooth Processed Papers. Text printed in magenta and black. Fine in illust. heavy cardboard slip-case No. 346. of 750 copies signed "Osbert Lancaster" fine copy. [ DL ]( private press ).
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Book number: 091727-1
GBP 135.00 [Appr.: EURO 154 US$ 181.3 | JP¥ 20108]
Keywords: Bibliophile Private Press Wim Meeuws Limited Private Press Bibliophile Oxford

 
BLAKE, WILLIAM,
Songs of Innocence
1954. The Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust, London, no date [1954]; 31 colour-printed plates, 5 letterpress pages; original orange morocco, spine lettered in gilt, t.e.g.; spine minimally spotted and faded, without the slip-case. The fine Trianon Press facsimile of one of the earliest copies to be coloured and issued by the artist [c. 1790-1794], from the Lessing J. Rosenwald copy, now in the Library of Congress. One of the 800 copies for distribution in the U.S.A. with the American distributor's notice stuck over the imprint [the edition comprised 1626 copies in all].
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Book number: IS001093
GBP 105.00 [Appr.: EURO 119.75 US$ 141.01 | JP¥ 15640]
Keywords: Ianweb Romanticism Art History Illustrated Books Children's Books English Literature Poetry Facsimile Edions Facsimiles Limited Editions Bibliophile Rare

 
BLUNDEN, E.,
Near and Far and the Poems. 2 Titles
. Two signed first editions [one limited] viz: Near and Far. New Poems. London,Cobden-Sanderson, 1929; 67pp.; or. cl. paper label on spine; occas. v.sl. foxing; WITH: The Poems of Edmund Blunden. London, Cobden-Sanderson,1930; xviii, 336pp.; or. cl.; sp. faded & very sl. marked, bds partlyfaded, bookplate, e.ps sl. foxed; . The first item bears Blunden's sign. on e.p. with an inscription by a former owner; the second is one of an edition of 210 copies, signed by the poet [ST].
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Book number: F1239
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Keywords: Bibliophile Signed Wim Meeuws Sch1 Rare Blunden English Literature Oxford Poet Laureate Limited Editions Autograph Manuscript Blunden Oxford Merton College

 
BOBROWSKI, JOHANNES
Mäusefest. Erzählung.
. mit 9 Holzstichen von Roswitha Quadflieg. Hamburg, Raamin-Presse, 1974. 16pp. the 4th title of this private press, number 39 of a limited numbered edition of 170 copies signed by the illustrator. 9 wood cut illustrations.fine black paper coverd boards with title label paste to front panel and spine. 180 x 290 mm. Handsatz aus der Akzidenz-Grotesk mager der Schriftgiesserei Berthold und Druck der Holzstiche von den Originaldruckstoecken .." OCLC: 2847927; Spindler 71, 4. - Tiessen IV, 15,4.
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Book number: F2549
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BOCCACCIO, (GIOVANNI DI).
Boccaccios Buch Von Den Fürnembsten Weibern Mit Den 78 Holzschnitten Der Ulmer Ausgabe Von 1473 Und Einem Nachwort Von Kurt Pfister.
. Potsdam, G. Kiepenheuer, 1924. sm-4to. [4] 285, [12]pp. With 78 handcoloured illustrations after woodcuts ( Das alte Bilderbuch, ed. by K. Pfister, the first volume in this series). Printed in the Gothic font designed/used by the printer Mandruck AG in Munich. The translation used is that of Heinrich Steinhöwels (1566) and it is combined with the illustrations of the Latin edition <> published in Ulm by J. Zainer, 1473, by an unknown master which are regarded as some of the most important series of illustrations of teh late medieval period. There are 104 chronologically arranged biographies of famous women. Starting with Eve the biographies cover women of antiquity and contemporaries of Boccaccio and ends with Queen Constance of Sicily. 350 copies were printed, this is number 79 of the 125 copies printed on Zanders handmade paper and bound in half vellum with coloured paper covered boards, 4 raised bands lined in gilt and the title BOCCACCIO in gilt on the spine. Text yellowed. Looseley inserted newspaper cuttings about the handover of the publisher Kiepeneuer's archive to the city of Leipzig and other notes on the Kiepenheuer family.
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Book number: F1119
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BOYD WILLIAM,
Brazzaville Beach.
. First edition signed by the author and specially bound by the London Limited Edition society,1990. No 48 of only 150 copies.314pp; green publ. cl. with marble- paper covering on front bds.; gilt borders on bds. and gilt title on spine.
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Book number: 005570
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DE BURY, RICHARD
Philobiblon
. the text and translation of E.C. Thomas, sometime scholor of Trinity college. Edited with a foreword by Michael MacLagan Fellow of Trinity College. Oxford, Shakespeare Head Press / Basil Blackwell. 1960, Limited/Numbered. Half Morocco, 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall. 191 pp, cloth has a hardly noticeable dent to front board. Very Good/ copy . this is number 230, the edition was prepared in honour of the 70th birthday, on 29 May 1959, of Sir Basil Blackwell by his sons and colleagues. Book design by Ruari McLean and printed by Vivian Ridler at the Oxford University Press. With 2 coloured coats of arms on title pages (Latin/English on opposite pages as is the text. Text sl. darkened [ DR 4 ]( private press ).
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Book number: 091994
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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 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. elightful little story by JL 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. Loosely inseted is a handwritten letter by Mary Parry dated 11-9-2004.
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Book number: 091849-13
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 142.5 US$ 167.87 | JP¥ 18619]
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CATTAFI, BARTOLO,
L'aria Secca Del Fuoco
. published in the series Lo specchio - i poeti del nostro tempo. Arnoldo Mondadori, 1972, first edition. 211pp. + index. Original wrappers in orange and brown, text sl. yellowed. with an autograph dedication by the author dated 10 April 1972 and signed.
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Book number: F0882
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 40 US$ 47 | JP¥ 5213]
Keywords: Bibliophile Signed Signaturebook Italian Literature Signed First Editions

 
CHASTEL, ANDRE
Typed Letter, a-5, Dated 8 Decembre 1976 to Professor Jean Seznec.
. On notepaper headed College de France. Signed in ink. André Chastel (15 November 1912, Paris - 18 July 1990, Neuilly-sur-Seine) was a French art historian, author of an important work on the Italian Renaissance. He was a professor at the Collège de France, where he held the chair of art and civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy, from 1970 to 1984, he was elected a member of the Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres in 1975.
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Book number: F1933
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.25 US$ 20.14 | JP¥ 2234]
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CHRISTENSEN, C.B.
The Hand of Memory. Selected Stories and Verse
. The Meanjin Press, Melbourne, 1970; 4to (10 x 7"); xiv + 196 +[1]pp; with line illustrations (moslty in the text) by Douglas ALLAND, illus. e.p.s & marker ribbon; quarter buckram with canvas-backed boards; slipcase (extremities v.sl.worn); head of spine sl.bumped, otherwise near-fine. In an edition limited to 1,050 copies, this is a complementary copy signed (on the colophon page) & inscribed "to Robert Auty" from the author and his wife (possibly in her hand). Douglas Shenton Annand (1903-1976), graphic designer and artist, was born on 22 March 1903 at Toowoomba, Queensland.
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Book number: 031705
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.74 | JP¥ 1192]
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DE COSTER, CHARLES,
Die Geschichte Von Ulenspiegel Und Lamme Goedzak Und Ihren HeldenmäßIgen N 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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Book number: F1942
GBP 375.00 [Appr.: EURO 427.5 US$ 503.61 | JP¥ 55857]
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Keywords: Bibliophile First Editions Rare Bibliophile Masereel Belgium Wood Engraving Rare

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