Cambridge: University Press, 1967. 795pp., 4to, green cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper lightly worn. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1967. A very good (+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.
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New York: Prestel, 1995. Catalog for exhibitions at the Royal Academy of Arts in London and the Pierpont Morgan Library. Illustrated throughout in color. 272pp. Short 4to, glossy pictorial wrappers. (New York: Prestel, 1995). A near fine copy. With contributions by Jonathan J.G. Alexander, Lilian Armstrong, Giordana Mariani Canova, Federica Toniolo, William M. Voelkle, and Roger S. Wieck.
Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts, 1983. Illustrated throughout in color and black & white. 411pp. Thick & wide 4to, stiff pictorial wrappers. Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts, 1983. Slightly worn near spine, still a very good copy. Catalog for a traveling exhibition at The Detroit Institute of Arts (October 3 - November 22, 1981), The National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa (December 4, 1981 - January 31, 1982), and Kunstammlungen der Veste Coburg (July 18 - August 5, 1982).
New York: 1895. 4 plates. 84pp. 8vo, blue cloth, cloth very lightly soiled, otherwise very good, page margins uncut. New York, 1895. First Edition One of 122 copies on hand-made paper. The other papers are on New York Magazine, the first illustrated magazine published in New York City and a study of the early American almanac of Nathaniel Ames.
Somerville: Mary Hyde, 1967. 2 volumes. Numerous b/w photo illustrations. Black cloth-backed boards with gilt-lettered spines, in a marbled board slipcase. Somerville, N.J.: Donald & Mary Hyde, 1967. Fine in fine slipcase. Limited Edition of 1000/1250 copies.
Newtown: Bird & Bull, 2001. 8vo, handsomely bound in green silk cloth with rust morocco spine and green leather spine label; black cloth slipcase. (Newtown): San Serriffe Publishing (i.e. Bird & Bull), 2001. Limited First Edition - Number 9 of only 200 copies. Contains mounted color photographs, a fold-out broadside & 3 woodcut illustrations by Wesley Bates. Lacking the airmail "letter" from Theodore Bachaus, but otherwise fine.
Chicago: Jansen, 1885. Extra-illustrated with engraved portraits throughout, 201pp., 8vo, 3/4 morocco, gilt-dec. raised bands, t.e.g. Chicago: Jansen, 1885. Very Good. Limited Edition, one of only 350 numbered copies. A history of great books and their collectors.
Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1972. Profusely illustrated with black and white 296pp. 4to, blue cloth (spine ends lightly bumped) dust wrapper (surface rubbing to wrapper). Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1972. A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Metuchen: Scarecrow, 1989. 2 maps. viii + 282pp., 8vo, green, printed cloth. Metuchen: The Scarecrow Press, 1989. A fine copy.
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. Profusely illustrated with both black and white and color paintings and calligraphy from the "Classic of Filial Piety" or Hsiao Ching. 176 pages, slim 4to, tan cloth, dust wrapper (wrapper sunned on spine and back panel slightly rubbed). New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper.
Vatican: Citta del Vaticano, 1949. Text in Italian. 274pp. Wide 8vo, stiff wrappers. Vatican: Citta del Vaticano, 1949. Third edition. A near fine copy. Pont. Scuola Vaticana Di Paleografia e Diplomatica.
Washington: Folger Shakespeare Library, 1992. Introduction by Anthony Hobson. Photographsy by Julie Ainsworth. 244 illustrations, including 14 in color. 271pp., 4to, brown cloth, d.w. Washington: Folger Shakespeare Library, (1992). Fine in fine dust wrapper.
New York: LIterary Guild of America, 1930. 16mo, pictorial wrappers, stapled. New York: Literary Guild of America, December, 1930. Rockwell Kent number, with cover illustration and other illustrations by him; The Making of an Artist, by Kent, and Why the Editorial Board Selected "N by E", by Carl Van Doren.
New York: Typophiles, 1964. Illustrated. 12mo, cloth. New York: Typophiles, 1964. Fine. Typophile Chapbook XXXIX. One of 150 copies. Contributions by Frederick B. Adams, Jr., John T. Winterrich, Philip C. Duschnes, David Jackson McWilliams, Al Hine, et al.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1976. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Library, 1976. Fine.
Waltham: Brandeis University Press, 1968. Color frontispiece and 158 other plates. 141pp. of text. 4to, white leatherette. Waltham, Brandeis University Press, 1968. Very good (+). Catalogue of an exhibition to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of Brandeis University.
Nordlingen: Karl Gottlob Beck, 1798. 68; 64 pages. The first 2 (of 7 total) volumes, bound together. Slim 8vo, original plain taupe wrappers, worn (several small library stamps on title, otherwise quite clean). Nordlingen: Karl Gottlob Beck, 1798-1799. First edition. A very good copy of this exceedingly rare history of printing and the book trade in Nordlingin. OCLC lists only partial copies at Yale, Harvard & Cornell. Erstes Stuck: Von der Formschneiderey. Zweites Stuck: Von der Formschneiderey und Buchdruckerkunst.
Austin: W. Thomas Taylor, 1985. Illustrated, small 4to, cloth; board slipcase (corner bumped). Austin: W. Thomas Taylor, 1985. Limited First Edition. One of 1000 copies. Presentation from Blumenthalahl, signed "Joe"
New York: Morgan Library, 1966. An Exhibition of Books and Ephemera. With a Commentary by Joseph Blumenthal. Thin 4to. N.Y.: Morgan Library, 1966. First Edition. Presentation copy from Blumenthal.
New York: Morgan Library, 1978. Illustrated with 125 plates, some folding. 4to, cloth, d.w. New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, (1978). Third Edition. Near fine. Masterpieces of Typography Through Five Centuries from the Collections of the Pierpont Morgan Library.
Houston: University of Houston, 1985. Illustrated sparsely in black & white. Slim and tall 12mo, stiff pictorial wrappers with staple binding. Houston: University of Houston / M.D. Anderson Library, 1985. First edition. A near fine copy. Catalog for an exhibition held at the M.D. Anderson Library at the University of Houston - University Park, from March 20 - May 21, 1985.
Amsterdam: Jansson, 1654. xii , 116 + 120 pp. 2 parts in 1 volume. Slim 8vo, full mottled calf, decoratively gilt spine, rubbed. Amsterdam: Joannes Jansson, 1654. Scarce.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1898. Decorations By Will Bradley and Adrian Iorio. 32 pages. Tall narrow 8vo, staple-bound wrappers. Printed throughout in red & black. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company & Cambridge: University Press, (1898). First edition. Several small chips and tears at edges and at head of spine, still a very good copy, internally fine. Arranged and Printed for Dodd, Mead & Company by Will Bradley at the University Press, in Cambridge, Mass.
Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1958. Illustrated in black & white. 185pp. 8vo, blue cloth, dust wrapper (some soiling to surface). Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1958. Limited edition of 1000. A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1980. Volume VI, Part 3 ONLY. 658pp. 8vo, blue cloth. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, (1980). Slightly edge-worn still a very good(+) copy.