Princeton: Princeton University Library, 1974. Sparsely illustrated in black & white by George Cruikshank. xvi+258pp. 8vo, two-toned cloth. Princeton: Princeton University Library, 1974. Sunned edges with weakened hinge, still a very good(-) copy. The Princeton University Library Chronicle, Volume XXV, Nos. 1 & 2. With essays by Robert L. Patten, John Fowles, E.D.H. Johnson, Ronald Paulson, Richard A. Vogler, Anthony Burton, John Harvey, Louis James, David Kunzle, Michael Steig, Harry Stone, and William Feaver.
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New York: Watson-Guptill, 1975. Profusely illustrated in black & white and color. 192 pages, 4to, yellow cloth, dust wrapper (very slight edge wear). New York: Watson-Guptil, 1975. Near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Includes illustratons by Harry Clarke, Alastair, Kay Nielsen, Rudyard Kipling, Edmund Dulac, Jessie M. King, Arthur Rackham and many others.
New York: Grolier, 1899. With a Sketch of the Life of The Late Baron Pichon. 10 engraved plates, tissue guards, 309pp., thick 4to, 3/4 leather over decorative silk boards, untrimmed; rubbed with some minor edgewear. New York: The Grollier Club, 1899. A very good (+)copy. Pichon was a French writer and president of the Societe des Bibliophiles as well as a member of the Societe des Antiquaires. Dantes, p. 790.
Norwood: Plimpton, 1911. Numerous illustrations of alphabets and designs. 254 + 84 pages. In addition to the many pages of type specimens, this book contains 9 actual book covers in full color which have been mounted on stiff paper. Tall thick 8vo, blind stamped and gilt burgundy cloth. Norwood, CT: (Plimpton Press), 1911. Ex-library copy with small black ink number at base of spine, else very good(+).
Norwood: 1911. Color frontisppiece, 9 mounted cloth book covers, sample title-pages, reproductions, etc. 8vo, burgundy cloth, g.t. Norwood, Mass., 1911. Very good (+). Bound at the end of the volume is the Press's style manual. The decorations, book covers & type pages were designed & arranged during the year 1910.
New York: Methuen, 1912. 40 illustrations including cooper plate frontispiece, all with tissue guards. 331pp. Tall thick 4to, original gilt stamped red cloth, spine richly gilt; lightly rubbed, ownership bookplate, uncut. New York: Methuen, 1912. Very good (+). Standard work, in the Connoisseur's Library series, edited by Cyril Davenport; chapters on incunabula, and on illustrated books of Germany, Italy, France, England, etc.
Philadelphia: Lippincott. With a chapter by Maurits Sabbe ... and a foreword by C. H. St. J. Hornby. Numerous illustrations in color, photogravures and half-tones, including some paper and type specimens. 4to, rust cloth, d.w. Philadelphia, n.d. ca. 1930. Very good (+). One the invention of paper and movable types, the lay-out of the printed pages, illustrations and the technical processes of their reproductions.
London: Harrap, 1935. With a chapter by Maurits Sabbe ... and a foreword by C. H. St. J. Hornby. 128 pp. Many illustrations in color, photogravures and half- tones, including some paper and type specimens. 4to, decorative buckram, d.w. (chipped). London: Harrap, (1935). Very good (+). One the invention of paper and movable types, the lay-out of the printed pages, illustrations and the technical processes of their reproductions.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1924. Illustrated in black & white. 294pp., 8vo, gilt-stamped green cloth, d.w. (covers soiled along outer edges, d.w. lightly chipped). New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, (1924). First edition. A very good copy. Being a record of his literary life, of his achievements as a correspondent in six wars, and his efforts in behalf of the allies in the great war.
North Hills: Bird & Bull Press, 1970. Thin 4to, cloth backed boards. North Hills: Bird & Bull Press, 1970. Fine. A memento of a meeting of the Phylobiblon Club at Jenkintown Pennsylvania. The Introduction is adapted from the paper Lessing Rosenwald read that evening. Enclosed, in a pouch on the back end-paper is a facsimile of the catalogue.
Westminster: Sawyer, 1927. 2 volumes. Frontispiece, folding plate, and 98 full-page illustrations and facsimiles. Original red cloth with gilt-lettered spine; uncut edges, t.e.g. Westminster: Chas. J. Sawyer, 1927. Near fine. First Edition, limited to 2000 copies. "One of the best guides ever written to collecting of English books."