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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
GBP 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 97 US$ 111.97 | JP¥ 12568]
Catalogue: Private Press
Keywords: Bibliophile Limited Art Signed Rare Bibliophile

6 Titles, All Ever Published By This ( Private Press )
. Hansen, Martin A. The book. 1978, 24pp. unopened. One of the 26 copies marked A-Z, this is the copy marked M. Paperback in printed wrapper ISBN 87-87694-01-8 AND Jorgen Nielsen: The will of the heart. 1979, 24pp. this is no. 20 of 526 copies, orange wrapper, ISBN 87-87694-02-6 unopened; AND Knud Hjorto: the dream of a woman, 1980, 32pp. one of 526 copies, this is the copy marked M of the 26 copies marked A - Z; yellow wrapper; ISBN 87-87694-03-4, unopened; AND H.C. Branner: the poet and the girl. 1980, 32pp. copy marked M of the 26 copies marked A-Z, total edition was 526 copies. Yellow wrapper. ISBN 87-87694-04-2, unopened; AND H.C. Branner: anguish 1980,64pp.ISBN 87-87694-05-0 . in sl. discoloured white wrapper number of copies published not stated, ISBN 87-87694-05-0; AND H.C. Branner: the mountains. 94pp. in sl. discoloured white wrapper number of copies published not stated, ISBN 87-87694-06-9. We assume that the press stopped publishing after this 6th titles. All 6 titles translated by Villy Sorensen and Ann Born. ( Not the Danish author Villy Sorensen 1929-2001 )( private press ).
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Book number: F3120
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 108.5 US$ 125.15 | JP¥ 14046]
Catalogue: Private Press
Keywords: Denmark Danish( Private Press )

Newcastle Upon Tyne: A Short Account of Its Foundation
Esslemont. Newcastle, David Esslemont, 1980 14pp. 32mo. A small pamphlet published by Esslemont upon the 900th anniversary of the founding of Newcastle: a short account of that history,With Woodcuts . In teh original envelope. (ISBN: 090701402X) .
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Book number: F1100
GBP 8.95 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 11.79 | JP¥ 1323]
Catalogue: Private Press
Keywords: Bibliophile Private Press Bibliophile Printing Engraving Limited( Private Press ) 090701402x

Het Land Van Windegang
0. Mouette Press, Oxford, 1977; tall format: 11 x 6.8in; in publ. paper wrappers; Edition limited to 226 copies( private press ).
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Book number: 030636
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 3.95 | JP¥ 444]
Catalogue: Private Press
Keywords: Bibliophile Private Press Poetry Private Press Dutch Poetry

Kikeriki [Oder Das Krähen Des Edlen Hahnes Beneventano]; Holzstiche Von Otto Rohse. - Limitierte Und Vom Künstler Signierte Ausgabe. [Kikerikii, Mit Holzstichen . ; Signiertes Exemplar]
. 40 Seiten mit einigen schwarz-weiß-Abbildungen nach Holzstichen, eines von 1000 von Otto Rohse handsignierten Exemplaren, Erschienen als Jahresgabe für die Mitglieder der Maximilian-Gesellschaft im Jahre 1959.farbig illustr. Orig.-Pappband - guter Zustand . In Schuber. Schuber teilw. verblichen.( private press ).
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Book number: F3081
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.75 US$ 23.71 | JP¥ 2661]
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Keywords: Signed( Private Press )

LISTER, RAYMOND [1919 - 2001 ]
. [Cambridge, Golden Head Press, 1965. First edition. Written and designed by Raymond Lister with 6 halftone illustrations by the author. Plain protective dust jacket. Yellow cloth binding. Very good. Unpaginated. this is number 18 of 34 numbered copies, signed by Raymond Lister and printed on blue Natsume paper ( 40 copies printed in total). Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition.
¶ A complete set of the publications of Raymond Lister's Golden Head Press, 1952-1970, comprising 57 items in all is held by Reading university library.The Press published not only Lister’s own work, including some coloured miniatures in the spirit of Blake, but also poems by Francis Warner, Edmund Blunden and Siegfried Sassoon, as well as work on Leon Bakst. [st ]( private press ).
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Book number: F1918
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 US$ 9.88 | JP¥ 1109]
Catalogue: Private Press
Keywords: Bibliophile Private Press Limited Private Press Bibliophile Numbered

Harry Graf Kessler Und Die Cranach-Presse in Weimar. Mit Einem Beitrag Von John Dreyfus Und Einem Verzeichnis Der Drucke Der Cranach-Presse.
. Hamburg, Maximilian-Gesellschaft, 1969. 184pp. sm-folio, Black and white illustrations on plates on the pages 121 - 170 . this is the history of the famous private press founded in 1913. 57 editions till 1931 are described/listed and additionally 8 planned titles which were never issued, all shown on the plates. Annual gift of the German bibliophile society the Maximilian-Gesellschaft for 1967 in an edition of 1600 copies. Design by Richard von Sichowsky. Black cloth binding, slightly faded to the spine and edges of the front board, blind embossed design on front board.[DL 3/5]( private press ).
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Book number: F1170
GBP 29.50 [Appr.: EURO 33.75 US$ 38.86 | JP¥ 4362]
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Keywords: Bibliophile Private Press Bibliophile Printing( Private Press )

Prospectus & Retrospectus of the Nonesuch Press 1932
. 16 pp. After the foreword sigmed F.M, V.M. D.G. [ Francis Meynell, his wife Vera Mendel, and David Garnett ] the prospectus announces an exhibition of engravings by Stephen Gooden at the Ulysses bookshop and the following new titles: Some recollections of Oscar wilde by Charles Ricketts and J.P. Raymond; Butleriana; John dryden: the complete dramatic works; John Donne: the sermon of Valediction at his going into Germany pp. 1 - 8 and is followed by the retrospectus of the limited editions of the press 1923 - 1932 pp. 9-12; List of the unlimited editions pp. 13 - 16. Text set in Monotype Plantin on grey laid paper watermarked 'NONESUCH'; pink wrappers loosely glued over endpapers, printed in black, printed at the University press, Cambridge, partly unopened. vertical crease trhoughout and wrps a bit soiled. J.Thornton & son's date stamp June 8 1932 on front cover, Cr8vo.( private press ).
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Book number: PAM2538
GBP 13.50 [Appr.: EURO 15.5 US$ 17.78 | JP¥ 1996]
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Keywords: Bibliophile Private Press Publishing( Private Press )

Venus and Adonis
. Paris, Harrison of Paris. 1930. This is the unauthorized facsimile reprint of number 307 of the 440 copies printed on Arches vellum paper of the limited edition of 475 copies of which the original was signed by the designer Monroe Wheeler and printed by Ducros & Colas. This copy is a reprint produced in the USA, but without any further details of the "pirate" printer. Yale university's Beinecke room, where the press' papers are held do mention this reprint. [ Harrison of Paris, YCAL MSS 148 ] In 1979 Horace Hart wrote an article on this unauthorized reprint. Paper wrappers, the edges of the text are very sl. darkened. [DR 2 ]( private press ).
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Book number: F0650
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.93 | JP¥ 665]
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Keywords: Bibliophile Private Press Signed Signaturebook Signed Limited Rare Bibliophile

Saint Dominic's Press. A Bibliography 1916-1937. With a Memoir By Susan Falkner, an Introduction By Brocard Sewell, a Preface By Michael Taylor, and an Appendix By Adrian Cunningham.
. Lower Marston, Risbury, Whittington Press, 1995, Small quarto. [VIII]180 pp. With 24 plates./facsimiles. (mostly tipped-in). Indexes. the total edition was 400 copies, this is number 48 of the 100 copies bound in quarter Oasis and brown paper covered printed boards.27x20cm, The tipped-in facsimile specimen pages are from St Dominic's press items, plus colour and b/w photographic plates, and an introduction by Susan Falkner, Hilary Pepler's daughter. with a printed device on the front cover and gilt title to spine, with a separate portfolio of specimen pages from St Dominic's press books in quarter bound in russet cloth with brown paper over boards, plus a separate facsimile copy of 'Daisy and Marguerite' in quarter bound in grey cloth and grey paper covered boards i, all in a brown paper-covered slipcase with cloth to top and bottom edges. Taylor and Sewell's most comprehensive bibliography of the St Dominic's Press, with a generous provision of specimen pages together with copious additional material in this lavish special edition as noted above. The specimen pages in the book are facsimiles, however they are letterpress rather than photolitho reproductions, printed with type reset by the Whittington Press. In contrast, the portofolio specimen pages are original leaves printed at St Dominic's Press. This copy contains two items in the Portfolio: four pages from 'Horae Beatae Virginis' and a leaf from 'Lectiones ad Matutinam' - a label inside the front cover of the portfolio notes that only 'about half' of the special edition copies contain the latter item. A wonderful immaculate cop in slipcase( private press ).
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Book number: F2955
GBP 225.00 [Appr.: EURO 256.5 US$ 296.4 | JP¥ 33267]
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Keywords: Bibliophile Rare Private Press Limited Numbered Typography

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