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(IIAMS, THOMAS M; UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN; ET AL)
Ceremonies in Connection with the Dedication of the Colgate University Library. Monday, April Thirteenth, MCMLIX
(Colgate University, 1959). 1959). (Colgate University, 1959). 1959). Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in maroon wraps printed in gilt with a gilt tasseled cord. The wraps are lightly rubbed & bumped & slightly faded along the spine The top edge of the rear wrap is lightly chipped. [20] pages. 1 full-page & 2 textual illustrations in black & white. There are a few pencil markings & notations in the catalog section of the text. Very good.

Included is a catalog of 30 items from the university's collection of rare books, manuscripts and fine bindings, which were on display. Very good .

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Book number: 16822
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Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; LIBRARIES; COLGATE UNIVERSITY; CEREMONIES IN CONNECTION WITH THE DEDICATION OF THE COLGATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY; THOMAS M. IIAMS; CATALOG; EXHIBITION.

 
(VOLF, JOSEF; LIFKA, BOHUMIR; ET AL)
Cesky Bibliofil 1935. (Volume VII)
Ceskych Bibliofilu v Praze, 1935. 1935. Ceskych Bibliofilu v Praze, 1935. 1935. Very good. - Quarto [12-1/4 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], blue cloth titled in blue within a tan rectangle on the spine. The binding is lightly rubbed with the bottom corner of the front cover slightly frayed. 69 & [4] pages plus colophon. Illustrated with facsimiles in color & black & white. Very good.

Limited edition of 450 copies.

This Czech annual covers book design, typography and the graphic arts. The text is in Czech with a table of contents in French, English & German at the rear. Very good .

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Book number: 9459
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 91 | £UK 77.75 | JP¥ 10894]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; ANNUAL; CZECH; BOOK DESIGN; TYPOGRAPHY; GRAPHIC ARTS; CESKY BIBLIOFIL 1935; ILLUSTRATION; FACSIMILE;S; LIMITED EDITION.

 
(TRENT, W. P.; SANBORN, F. B.; HARPER, HENRY H.; ET AL)
Eleventh Year Book / Bibliophile Society / Boston, Massachusetts
Boston, MA: The Bibliophile Society, (1912). (1912). Boston, MA: The Bibliophile Society, (1912). (1912). Good. - Octavo, golden tan cloth backed with cream cloth & titled in red on the spine. The book is housed in a double slipcase: a cream & brown paper covered slipcase within a brown outer case with a printed paper label on the spine. There is some light soiling to the binding & the spine is lightly foxed. The spine of the inner slipcase is lightly stained & there are short tears to its front corners. The outer slipcase is rubbed, stained & chipped with the spine & bottom edge partially detached. 143 pages plus 1-page publisher's catalog, unopened. Illustrated with an engraved pictorial colophon, an extra engraved pictorial title & a tipped- in facsimile. The contents of the book are bright & fine. Very good in a fair outer slipcase.

Limited edition of 500 copies.

This year book includes a tipped-in four-page facsimile of a letter from Maria White [Mrs. James Russell] Lowell to Sophia [Mrs. Nathaniel] Hawthorne, with remarks by F. B. Sanborn. The title page is engraved by Macdonald. Good .

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Book number: 22494
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 | £UK 19.5 | JP¥ 2724]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; THE BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY; ELEVENTH YEAR BOOK; 1912; FACSIMILE LETTER; MARIA WHITE LOWELL; MRS. JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL; SOPHIA HAWTHORNE; F. B. SANBORN; W. P. TRENT; HENRY H. HARPER; ENGRAVED TITLE; ENGRAVED COLOPHON; LIMITED EDITION.

 
(BETWEEN-HOURS PRESS; AND BEN GRAUER)
Greeting Card
Between-Hours Press, 1955. 1955. Between-Hours Press, 1955. 1955. Very good. - Oblong 12mo [3-1/4 inches high by 3-3/4 inches wide], green wraps sewn with cream thread with a wood-engraved red & white label by John de Pol mounted on the front wrap. An additional copy of this tiny label sticker is tipped in on the inside rear wrap. There is a tiny stain & tear to the rear wrap. 1 leaf of cream stock folded to form 2 blanks & 2 pages, on which are printed the text of the card & a red-and-white wood-engraving by John de Pol incorporating the initials "BR". Very good.

Limited edition of 85 numbered copies.

The text reads: "A Happy Birthday to you, Bruce Rogers / May 14, 1955. Printed by hand by Ben Grauer at his Between-Hours Press, Wood Engravings by John de Pol / 85 copies Number 24". The numeral is handwritten. Very good .

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Book number: 7738
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 | £UK 19.5 | JP¥ 2724]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; PRINTING; PRIVATE PRESS; BETWEEN-HOURS PRESS; PRINTER; BEN GRAUER; GREETING CARD; BIRTHDAY CARD; BRUCE ROGERS; WOOD ENGRAVINGS; JOHN DE POL; LIMITED EDITION.

 
(WROTH, LAWRENCE C.; ET AL)
The John Carter Brown Library / Providence, Rhode Island. Report to the Corporation of Brown University / July 1, 1943
Providence, RI: (Printed at the Merrymount Press for the Committee of Management), 1943. 1943. Providence, RI: (Printed at the Merrymount Press for the Committee of Management), 1943. 1943. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps. The corners of the wraps are slightly creased. Title & 56 pages. The top corners of a few rear leaves are lightly creased. Near fine. Fine .
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Book number: 11350
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1089]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; MERRYMOUNT PRESS; LIBRARY; JOHN CARTER BROWN LIBRARY; BROWN UNIVERSITY; ANNUAL REPORT; LIBRARIAN; LAWRENCE C. WROTH.

 
(PARTON, JAMES; ET AL)
Journal of the American Institute of Graphic Arts 14. Fall 1970
New York: The American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1970. 1970. New York: The American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1970. 1970. Good. - Large octavo [approximately 10 inches high by 7 inches wide], softcover bound in decorative gray & white wrappers. The wraps are soiled with some small stains to the rear wrap & with a tiny tear to the front edge of the front wrap. The spine is darkened & foxed with the head & tail slightly chipped. 15 & [2] pages plus catalogs, illustrated in black & white, of 172 book, magazine and record album covers, and 132 children's books. The contents are very good. Good .
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Book number: 19132
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1634]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; BOOK DESIGN; ILLUSTRATION; CHILDREN'S BOOKS; JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF GRAPHIC ARTS 14; FALL 1970; ILLUSTRATIONS.

 
(ROBINSON, IVOR; AND MIDDLETON, BERNARD; EDITORS)
Modern British Bookbinding: An Exhibition of Modern British Bookbinding by Members of Designer Bookbinders. The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York 19 October-30 November 1971... . (Catalogue)
London: Designer Bookbinders, 1971. 1971. London: Designer Bookbinders, 1971. 1971. Good. - Oblong quarto, silver, black & white printed wraps. Extremities darkened; spotted; corners lightly creased. 63 pp. including 31 full-page B&W illustrations. Several top page corners are lightly creased. Good. Good .
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Book number: 6284
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.25 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2179]
Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; BOOKBINDING; BINDINGS; BRITISH; DESIGNER BOOKBINDERS; EXHIBITION; PIERPONT MORGAN LIBRARY; CATALOGUE; REFERENCE; IVOR ROBINSON; BERNARD MIDDLETON; ILLUSTRATIONS. (Books-on-Books). (Bookbinding). MODERN BRITISH BOOKBINDING: An Exhibition of

 
(BETTONI, NICOLO; 1770-1842). (VERGNANO, LETIZIA PECORELLA; ET AL)
Nicolo Bettoni E IL Suo Tempo: Mostra Iconografica. Comune Di Brescia Marzo 1979. (Catalogue)
(Brescia [Italy]): Grafo Edizioni, (1979). (1979). (Brescia [Italy]): Grafo Edizioni, (1979). (1979). Very good. - Quarto, pictorial B&W wraps. Lightly rubbed; rear wrap soiled. 80 pp. Profuse B&W illustrations, including facsimiles. Very good.

Catalogue for an exhibition about the life and times of Italian printer Nicolo Bettoni. The text is in Italian. Very good .

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Book number: 7217
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.5 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 3268]
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Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; PRINTING; PRINTER; ITALIAN; NICCOLO BETTONI; EXHIBITION; CATALOGUE; ILLUSTRATIONS; FACSIMILES; REFERENCE. (Books-on-Books). (Printing). NICOLO BETTONI E IL SUO TEMPO: Mostra iconografica. Comune di Brescia marzo 1979. (Catalogue). (Bettoni

 
(ADAMS, FREDERICK B., JR.; WINTERICH, JOHN T.; JOHNSON, THOMAS H; ET AL).
One Hundred Influential American Books Printed Before 1900. Catalogue and Addresses. Exhibition at the Grolier Club April Eighteenth - June Sixteenth MCMXLVI.
New York: Kraus Reprint Corporation, 1967. 1967. - Octavo, gray cloth backed with a black cloth backstrip & spine, titled in gilt on the spine. 139 pages, illustrated with 7 black-and-white plates. There is some light staining to the top edge. Very good.

Reprint of the Grolier Club edition published in New York in 1947. Very good .

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Book number: 37570
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Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; REFERENCE; CATALOG; EXHIBITION; GROLIER CLUB; ONE HUNDRED INFLUENTIAL AMERICAN BOOKS; ESSAYS; FREDERICK B. ADAMS, JR.; JOHN T. WINTERICH; THOMAS H. JOHNSON; GEORGE L. MCKAY.

 
(ARCHER, JOHN). (LYDENBERG, HARRY MILLER; BENNETT, PAUL A.; MELCHER, FREDERIC G.; ET AL)
Sagittarius: His Book. Gathered for John Archer by His Friends
New York: The Typophiles, 1951. 1951. New York: The Typophiles, 1951. 1951. Fine. - Small octavo [7-1/4 inches high by 4-5/8 inches wide], gray cloth titled in gilt on the spine with a vignette in gray on a black ground on the front cover. [ix] & 93 pages plus colophon. Black-and-white portrait frontispiece & illustrations in black, white & tan. The spine is sunned, else near fine.

Limited edition of 640 copies.

Typophile Chap Books XXV. Fine .

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Book number: 4945
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Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; PRINTING; BOOK BINDING; PRINTER; JOHN ARCHER; NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY; TYPOGRAPHY; TYPOPHILES; TYPOPHILE CHAP BOOKS; PAUL A. BENNETT; FREDERIC G. MELCHER; HARRY MILLER LYDENBERG; LIMITED EDITION.

 
(LINCOLN, ABRAHAM; AND HUGO, VICTOR)
Symposium Lincolniana: Patriotic Speeches by Abraham Lincoln and Poems by Victor Hugo in French and English. Various Display Prints in Denby Type
New York City: Coq d'Or Press, Inc. (1942). (1942). New York City: Coq d'Or Press, Inc. (1942). (1942). Very good. - Quarto, red cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The covers are rubbed. 48 & [2] pages printed in colors with several illustrations and plates as well as numerous facsimiles depicting the various Denby typefaces. There is a tiny stain to the bottom edge of a few leaves and some occasional offsetting to this otherwise internally bright & near fine copy.

Limited edition of 300 De Luxe copies. This copy is unnumbered on the colophon page. Very good .

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Book number: 29900
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Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: TYPOGRAPHY; BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; ART OF THE BOOK; TYPE SPECIMEN; DISPLAY PRINTS; ILLUSTRATIONS; PLATES; VICTOR HUGO; POETRY; POEMS; AMERICANA; HISTORY; ABRAHAM LINCOLN; LINCOLNIANA; PATRIOTIC SPEECHES; LIMITED EDITION; REFERENCE.

 
(MORISON, STANLEY; VOX, MAXIMILIEN; HAMMER, VICTOR; GILL, ERIC; ET AL)
Type and Typography: Highlights from Matrix, the Review for Printers and Bibliophiles
West New York, NJ: Mark Batty Publisher, 2003. 2003. West New York, NJ: Mark Batty Publisher, 2003. 2003. Fine. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide], decorative paper covered boards in a dust wrapper. There is a publisher's sticker on the rear panel of the dust jacket. xx, [iv] & 374 pages plus colophon. Illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine.

First edition. Fine .

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Book number: 30381
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Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; PRINTING; TYPE DESIGN; TYPOGRAPHERS; TYPE DESIGNERS; TYPE AND TYPOGRAPHY: HiGhlights from Matrix, the review for printers and biIlophiles; STANLEY MORISON; FRENCH DESIGNER; FRENCH PUBLISHER; MAXIMILIEN VOX; VICTOR HAMMER; ERIC GILL; JAN VA

 
(A.I.G.A.)
Books by Offset 1941 - 1942. (Catalog). (Cover Title)
(New York: The American Institute of Graphic Arts), (1942). (1942). (New York: The American Institute of Graphic Arts), (1942). (1942). Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial gray, black & white wraps. The front wrap is slightly soiled. [26] pages, including 1 page of black-and- white illustrations. Near fine in a stamped & addressed mailing envelope.

Catalog for an exhibition presented by A.I.G.A. The four-page introduction concerns the various processes of printing by offset. This copy is in a mailing envelope addressed to E. Harold Hugo of the Meriden Gravure Company. Fine .

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Book number: 22922
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Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; BOOKS BY OFFSET 1941-1942; EXHIBITION. CATALOG; AIGA; AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF GRAPHIC ARTS.

 
(NICOLAS RAUCH S.A.)
Livres Precieux Et Autographes Des Xve Et Xvie Siecles. Catalogue No. 2
Mies (Vaud) Suisse: Nicolas Rauch S.A. Livres Precieux, (1949). (1949). Mies (Vaud) Suisse: Nicolas Rauch S.A. Livres Precieux, (1949). (1949). Very good. - Square octavo, printed cream wraps, in glassine. Lightly soiled with the front wrap foxed; the glassine is torn at the head of the spine. 189 & [2] pp. plus colophon. Color frontispiece & profuse facsimiles in black & white & black & red. The top page corners are lightly creased; the fore- edge & top & bottom edges are lightly foxed. Very good. //1/1350 copies.

175 items are catalogued & fully described with prices in Swiss francs. Very good .

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Book number: 7194
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Catalogue: Books-on-Books
Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; CATALOGUE; SALE CATALOGUE; SWISS; NICOLAS RAUCH; ILLUSTRATIONS; FACSIMILES; AUTOGRAPHS; EARLY PRINTING; FIFTEENTH CENTURY; 15TH CENTURY; 16TH CENTURY; SIXTEENTH CENTURY; REFERENCE; LIMITED EDITION. (Books-on-Books). LIVRES PRECIEUX ET AUT

 
ABBOTT, T. K
Catalogue of Fifteenth-Century Books in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin and in Marsh's Library Dublin with a Few from Other Collections
NY: Burt Franklin, (1970). (1970). NY: Burt Franklin, (1970). (1970). Very good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt. 225 pp. & 11 pages of B&W facsimiles. There are pencil markings in the margin of 1 page, else near fine.

Reprint of the 1905 edition. Very good .

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Book number: 2180
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Keywords: BOOKS-ON-BOOKS; EARLY PRINTING; FIFTEENTH CENTURY; 15TH CENTURY; CATALOGUE; TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN; MARSH'S LIBRARY DUBLIN; COLLECTIONS; IRISH; IRELAND; T. K. ABBOTT; FACSIMILES.

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