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SELECTED POEMS OF S. FOSTER DAMON. Edited by Donald E. Stanford.

By: (Abattoir Press). Damon, S. Foster.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE: Abattoir Edirions, 1974.: 1974.

Seller ID: 35150


- Small quarto [6-1/2 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide], soft cover bound in silver & light green striped stiff paper wraps with a printed label on the spine. The fragile paper is lightly chipped along the rear joint. 79 pages deckle-edged pages, including the colophon. Illustrated with color plates by Keith Achepohl. Very good. Of a limited ediiton of 470 copies, this is number 319.The book was printed on Wookey Hole paper and the plates were etched and engraved ... View more info

PROCEEDINGS AT A MEETING OF THE VAT PAPER MAKERS HELD AT THE BELL HOTEL, MAIDSTONE ON TUESDAY 8TH MARCH 1853

By: (Bird & Bull Press)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: North Hills, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1970.: 1970.

Seller ID: 23294


North Hills, PA: Bird & Bull Press, 1970.. 1970.. Very good. - Folio, 12-1/2 inches high by 8 inches wide. Softcovers bound in cord stitched cream paper wraps titled in facsimile holograph on the front cover. The book is laid into a plain light blue paper chemise. The extremities of the chemise are faded and darkened. 52 & [2] pages, consisting of the facsimile of the holograph minutes of the meeting followed by 2-pages of finely printed notes and comments in which J. Ba... View more info

THE VEIL OF HAPPINESS: A Play in One Act Translated from the French of Georges Clemenceau. As played for the first time in English by The Beechwood Players at The Beechwood Theatre / Scarborough on Hudson, New York / June first & second 1920

By: (Cleland, T. M.). Clemenceau, Georges

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: Privately printed for the Members of the Beechwood Players, (1920).: (1920).

Seller ID: 5055


New York: Privately printed for the Members of the Beechwood Players, (1920).. (1920).. Very good. - Octavo, decorative gilt paper covered boards backed with cream vellum. The boards are bumped. Most of the gilt & the paper along the edges is rubbed away. The spine is rubbed & somewhat darkened. 49 pages printed on light gray stock. There is some light staining or foxing to the pastedowns & the front endpaper. The contents are very good. Inscribed by the printer on ... View more info

HOW A PERSON MAY KNOW UNDER WHICH OF THE TWELVE SIGNS THEY ARE BORN. Faithfully reprinted as it appears in The Book of Knowledge / "Wisdom of the Ancients, written by Erra Pater, a Jew, Doctor in Astronomy and Physic, born in Bethany, near Mount Olivet, in Judea. Made English by W. Lilly, Student in Physic and Astrology."

By: (Coggeshall, Howard). Pater, Erra

Price: $125.00

Publisher: (Hanover, NH: Dunham & True, 1944).: 1944).

Seller ID: 14092


(Hanover, NH: Dunham & True, 1944).. 1944).. Fine. - 12mo [5-3/8 inches high by 4-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in printed cream wraps. Title & [9] pages plus colophon. Near fine. Originally printed in Glasgow in 1796. This limited edition reprint of 407 copies was "printed by Howard Coggeshall at his Press in Utica, New York, on Kaatskill type designed in 1929 by Frederic W. Goudy". In addition to operating his private press, Coggeshall worked with Freder... View more info

THREE YEARS RINGS

By: (Elizabeth Press). Perlman, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Rochelle, NY: The Elizabeth Press, (1972).: (1972).

Seller ID: 4678


New Rochelle, NY: The Elizabeth Press, (1972).. (1972).. Fine. - Octavo, light tan paper covered boards titled in black & red. Unpaginated. Fine. Limited edition of 400 copies.The book was designed by Martino Mardersteig and printed on Magnani rag paper by Stamperia Valdonega. View more info

A CATALOGUE RAISONNE OF THE FIRST 26 BOOKS PUBLISHED BY VINCENT FITZGERALD AND COMPANY FROM 1981-1992

By: (Fitzgerald, Vincent). Wilson, Martha; Haeusgen, Ursula; Garvey, Eleanor; Stein, Donna

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Munchen: Lyrik-Kabinett / New York: Franklin Furnace, 1992.: 1992.

Seller ID: 30108


Munchen: Lyrik-Kabinett / New York: Franklin Furnace, 1992.. 1992.. Very good. - Quarto [11-1/2 inches high by 9 inches wide], softcover bound in printed gray wrappers in a printed glassine dust wrapper. The binding is very lightly bumped. There is soiling to the rear panel of the dust wrapper & there is a small, light stain to the rear flap with offsetting to the inside rear wrap. 91 pages plus colophon. Numerous full-page & textual illustrations in color and black & wh... View more info

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[ILLUMINATED BROADSIDE]: POOR RICHARD'S ALMANAC AND THE GAZETTE ARE TO-DAY THE MOST FAMOUS OF THIS TYPE OF PUBLICATIONS [SIC]. IN HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY FRANKLIN SAYS

By: (Franklin, Benjamin)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York: The Cuneo Press, Inc., (1940).: (1940).

Seller ID: 29926


New York: The Cuneo Press, Inc., (1940).. (1940).. Very good. - sc A 19 inch high by 12-3/4 inch wide broadside with 76 lines of text from Benjamin Franklin's autobiography printed in 2 columns in Donat type on hand-made paper and illuminated with a superb gilt, red and black initial. There are some minor creases to the edges and a small indentation above the initial letter. A tiny piece is chipped from the bottom right corner of the broadside. A very good attractive bro... View more info

WHICH: LORD BYRON OR LORD BYRON. A BET. [A mark over the first "Byron" indicates a long "y". The mark over the second indicates a short 'y"]

By: (Grabhorn Press). (Byron, Lord George). Sutro, Alfred

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco: Privately printed [by the Grabhorn Press], 1932: 1932

Seller ID: 19030


San Francisco: Privately printed [by the Grabhorn Press], 1932. 1932. Very good.. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], decorative golden yellow boards backed with green cloth with a printed paper label on the spine. The binding is bumped with the head & tail of the spine slightly chipped. Colophon, title & 9 pages plus a facsimile letter tipped-in at the rear. The pages are very lightly bumped. Very good. Limited edition of 150 copies printed by the Gra... View more info

CELEBRATION: A Book of of Poems by Hoyt Hudson

By: (Grabhorn Press). Hudson, Hoyt

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1945.: 1945.

Seller ID: 12546


San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1945.. 1945.. Fine. - Octavo, decorative gray & red paper covered boards backed with red cloth with a printed paper label on the spine. The spine is slightly faded. [iv] & 84 pages plus colophon. Near fine. Limited edition of 500 copies. View more info

THE PERISHABLE PRESS LIMITED: A Retrospective Exhibition (1964-2003). Curated by Dr. Robert Bertholf, Curator of The Poetry/Rare Books Collection, University at Buffalo. Checklist by Kyle Schlesinger. February 18 - April 26, 2003

By: (Hamady, Walter). Schlesinger, Kyle

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York: The Grolier Club, 2003.: 2003.

Seller ID: 20437


New York: The Grolier Club, 2003.. 2003.. Very good. - Quarto [12 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial green wrappers. The extremities are slightly rubbed & the head of the spine is lightly chipped. 67 pages plus colophon. 2 black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. Limited edition of 500 copies.A checklist of Perishable Press publications, prepared to accompany the Grolier Club exhibition. Kyle Schlesinger writes in his foreword: "Walter... View more info

THOMAS HARDY

By: (Hardy, Thomas). Tomlinson, H.M

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: Crosby Gaige, 1929.: 1929.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33266


New York: Crosby Gaige, 1929.. 1929.. Very good. - Octavo, rust orange cloth titled in gilt on the front cover and the spine. [31] deckle-edged pages with the text printed within light blue ruled frames, illustrated with a lithographic portrait frontispiece by Zhenya Gay. The text block is cracked and the overlapping edges of a few leaves are slightly darkened. Very good. Limited edition of 761 numbered copies printed by the Pynson Printers, signed by the author H.M. ... View more info

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AN ATTRACTIVELY PLAYFUL AND COLORFUL COLLECTION OF EPHEMERA PRINTED BY FRIDOLF JOHNSON AT HIS MERMAID PRESS

By: (Johnson, Fridolf; and The Mermaid Press)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York: The Mermaid Press, mid-1950s-mid-1980s.: mid-1950s-mid-1980s.

Seller ID: 25362


New York: The Mermaid Press, mid-1950s-mid-1980s.. mid-1950s-mid-1980s.. Fine. - sc 50 individual items of ephemera plus 10 duplicates, printed on stock of various sizes & colors in variously colored inks, most of them illustrated with decorations or vignettes. 3 of the pieces have creases at their edges; 7 pieces have the remnants of mounting tape on the versos. Else, all are fine. The ephemera include such items as Christmas greetings, calendars, tributes and type ... View more info

KAT RAN EPHEMERA CLUB VOLUME I: "Portraits of Wilhelmina & George", "A Modest Specimen of Koch Antiqua", "A History of Printing in Andover, Massachusetts", "A Wearable Specimen of Wilhelm Klingspor-Schrift", and "In Praise of Fine Printing". 5 booklets plus a wood engraving, signed letters and additional ephemera

By: (Kat Ran Press). (Russem, Michael)

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Kat Ran Press, 2003 to 2005. [2003].: [2003].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 29180


Kat Ran Press, 2003 to 2005. [2003].. [2003].. Fine. - sc - What is offered here consists of 5 octavo booklets, apparently all that were published, printed by the Kat Ran Press in 2003 and 2005 representing Year 1 and Year 2 of the Kat Ran Ephemera Club publications. These, which we will describe below, are included together with the finely printed 2005 "Kat Ran Books For Sale" catalog, a 2003 four-fold accordion foldout offering "Three Very Special Offers... View more info

EVELYN MILES KELLER 1890-1961

By: (Keller, Evelyn Miles). Keller, Franklin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: [Mermaid Press], 1962.: 1962.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17634


New York: [Mermaid Press], 1962.. 1962.. Fine. - Narrow octavo [7-3/8 inches high by 4-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in printed blue wrappers sewn with gray cord. The wraps are very lightly bumped. [15] pages. Near fine. Filling the front endpaper is an inscription in the form of an autograph letter from Franklin Keller to Fridolf Johnson of the Mermaid Press and his wife, dated June 15, 1962 and signed "Yours as ever, Franklin": "You have been remarka... View more info

"You and Your Friends are Cordially Invited to See an Exhibition on FIVE CENTURIES OF THE PRINTED BIBLE. The Lakeside Press Galleries."

By: (Lakeside Press)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago: The Lakeside Press / R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, (1957).: (1957).

Seller ID: 22716


Chicago: The Lakeside Press / R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, (1957).. (1957).. Very good. - Quarto, 16 inches high by 13 inches wide. Softcovers, bound in stapled stiff brown paper wraps with a vignette of a book in gilt on the front cover. The bottom right corner of the front cover is creased. 6 leaves, printed in 2 colors and illustrated with a wood-engraved plate in three colors by Bernard Brussel-Smith. The bottom front corners of the leaves are creased, else near fi... View more info

PEPE. With a Foreword by the Author

By: (Landacre, Paul). Hopper, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (San Francisco, CA): The Book Club of California, (1937).: (1937).

Seller ID: 13602


(San Francisco, CA): The Book Club of California, (1937).. (1937).. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps sewn with tan thread. The wraps are very lightly bumped. 16 pages. Black-and-white pictorial title & head-piece by Paul Landacre. Near fine. Limited edition of 600 copies, printed by The Ward Ritchie Press, Los Angeles.Number Five: Contemporary California Short Stories, a series to be distributed by The Book Club of California to its members. View more info

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TYPED LETTER SIGNED by JON WEBB, founder, with his wife Louise (Gypsy Lou), of LOUJON PRESS.

By: (Loujon Press). Webb, Jon Edgar. Founder, with his wife Louise (Gypsy Lou), of Loujon Press (1960).

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ: May 13, 1967.: 1967.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 25511


- sc Small quarto [9-3/4 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide]. 1-1/3 single-spaced typed pages on olive green Loujon Press letterhead. Dated "5/13/67". Boldly signed in red ink "Jon (& Louise) Webb". Folded twice for mailing. Near fine. A wonderful letter addressed to a writer, in which Webb regrets that he cannot include the scripts which he has sent him in his literary review Outsider #4. Webb then launches into a poignant description of the terrible fi... View more info

THE MASTER MISTRIS: XIX Sonnets by William Shakespeare

By: (Masson, Andre). Shakespeare, William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, NY: The Golden Eagle Press, 1946.: 1946.

Seller ID: 3108


Mount Vernon, NY: The Golden Eagle Press, 1946.. 1946.. Very good. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on spine with reproduction of the title illustration stamped in gilt on the front cover, in a gilt paper covered slipcase. The covers are lightly rubbed. The slipcase is rubbed with the paper chipped along the front edges. Black-and-white pictorial double-page title by Andre Masson & [10] pages plus colophon. Near fine in a good slipcase. 1/1960 copies. Beautifully ... View more info

AN EPHEMERAL DIARY OF THE YEAR EIGHTEEN FORTY-ONE.

By: (Moser, Barry). Anderson, Eric; compiler and editor.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: (Easthampton, MA): Castalia Press, (1970).: (1970).

Seller ID: 31929


- Octavo, light tan cloth. The binding is unevenly darkened with foxing to the rear joint & some minor foxing to the covers. [65] unnumbered pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white portrait plate by Barry Moser. There are a few small stains to the top corner of the rear pastedown, else the contents are near fine. Very good. One of a limited edition of 150 copies by the Castalia Press.The Castalia Press was started in 1969 by Barry Moser as part of the Art Departm... View more info

TIMING DEVICES: POEMS

By: (Moser, Barry). Mariani, Paul

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Easthampton, Massachusetts: Pennyroyal Press, (1977).: (1977).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 24818


Easthampton, Massachusetts: Pennyroyal Press, (1977).. (1977).. Fine. LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY THE POET & THE ARTIST ILLUSTRATED WITH 5 SIGNED WOOD ENGRAVINGS AND A SIGNED FOLDING PLATE BY BARRY MOSER - Tall thin octavo, 12-3/4 inches high by 6-1/4 inches wide. Bound by Gray Parrot in gray paper covered boards backed with a cream parchment spine, titled in gilt on the spine. The corners and spine are very faintly bumped. 61 pages, plus the colophon. Printed in 2 colors ... View more info