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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.