West Caldwell, New Jersey: H.R. Harmer, Inc., 2007. Original Wraps. First Edition. The lavish auction catalogue leading up to the sale on May 17th, 2007 at H.R. Harmer in West Caldwell, NJ. Very nice reference, with vivid color illustrations thruout. Bright and Fine in its pictorial wrappers. Quarto, 164 pgs.
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Newark, NJ: Antiquarian Bookman. Original Wraps. The 1960 annual AB Bookman's Yearbook. Solid and VG in its printed wrappers, with light wear along the spine crown and very light spotting to the front panel. Octavo, 456 pgs., an intimate look at the American used and rare book world of 1960.
Newark, NJ: Antiquarian Bookman. Original Wraps. The 1964 annual AB Bookman's Yearbook. Tight and VG in its printed white wrappers, with very light soiling to the panels. Octavo, 352 pgs., wonderful look at the rare book world in the mid 60s.
Paris: Pierre Beres Libraire Expert, 1939. Original Wraps. Catalogue No. 22--1939. "Livres, Reliures et Autographes". Well-preserved and VG+ in its original wrappers. And in a VG example of the glassine dustjacket, with light spotting to the rear panel. Octavo, crisp black-and-white plates thruout.
Paris: Scatopolis: Chez Les Marchands D'Aniterges, 1849. The 1849 1st edition of this uncommon "scatological" reference. 1of only 150 copies iissued. Solid and VG in its 1/4 leather over marbled boards. Tight and well-preserved, with only light rubbing along the spine and very light fraying at the spine crown. Octavo...
Cambridge and Milan: Cambridge University Press/Signorelli, 1985. Hardcover. A solid copy of the 1985 hardback re-issue of this exhaustive Italian-English/English-Italian dictionary. Thick octavo, clean and VG+ in a bright, VG+ dustjacket.
London: Bernard Quaritch, Ltd., 1929. Original Wraps. First Edition. 1929 catalogue of recent finds in the worlds of botany, agriculture, forestry, fruit-culture, gardens and gardening, herbals, early and modern medicine and surgery and tobacco. Issued by legendary London bookseller Bernard Quaritch, Limited. VG (with light tape at the spine crown)...
Philadelphia and Washington: The Franklin Inn Club and Ross & Perry, Inc., 2004. 1st. Decorative Cloth. An immaculate copy of the 2004 1st edition. Tight and Fine in its crimson cloth, with bright gilt-insignia and lettering at the front panel and spine. Quarto, 203 pgs. "Compiled by David J. Holmes--Including...
Overland Park, Kansas: Intertec Publishing, 2000. Original Wraps. The November 2000 1st printing of the Second edition. Clean and Near Fine in its pictorial wrappers. Thick quarto, 591 pgs.
Tucson, AZ: Americana Unlimited, 1974. Original Wraps. 1974 1st edition. Clean and bright and VG+ in its original pictorial wrappers. Quarto, 158 pgs.
Germany: Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbuttel, 2004. Original Wraps. An immaculate copy of the 2004 1st edition. Bright and Fine in its original pictorial wrappers. Quarto, 469 pgs., vivid color plates thruout.
Verona, Italy: Edizioni Ampersand, 1996. 1st. Original Wraps. A prsitine copy of the 1996 catalogue of Edizioni Ampersand's most recent publications up to date, the series "Le Carte Del Cielo, a collection of 20th century Italian authors. Tight and Fine in its original wrappers. And in a bright, Fine dustjacket...
New York: H.P. Kraus, 1982. 1st. Cloth. A crisp, very clean copy of this impressive 1982 catalogue. Solid and Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket. INSCRIBED BY H.P. KRAUS TO FRANK MATTSON, former head of the Berg Collection at New York Public Library. Tall quarto, 264 pgs. "With...
London: Oxford University Press, 1933. Decorative Cloth. Impressive 1933 compilation by Oxford of some of the great lyrical poems and songs in the English language, selected and arranged by Francis Turner Palgrave. And in the uncommon dustjacket. Solid and VG (with light foxing at the endpapers and tender --but still...
London: Probsthain & Co., 1912. 1st. Decorative Cloth. The 1912 1st edition of this uncommon look at Chinese language. VG in its navy-blue cloth, with bright gilt-decoration and lettering to the front panel and spine. Light dust to the front panel, inner hinges fragile (but still perfectly sturdy). Thick octavo...
Paris: Colette Creuzevault, 1983. Original Wraps. First Edition. 1983 signed/limited. #49 of 250 copies initialed by the publisher, Colette Creuzevault. Clean and VG+ in its original decorative wrappers. Folio, loosely-bound (as issued), 14 vivid tipped-in plates. Also includes a VG+ example of publisher's cardboard slipcase.
New York: Swann Galleries, 1978. Original Wraps. First Edition. WARMLY INSCRIBED BY JUSTIN SCHILLER on the half-title. A clean, well-preserved copy to boot of this 1978 Swann auction catalogue. Solid and VG+ in its pictorial wrappers. Octavo, 493 entries. A seminal sale in L. Frank Baum collectibles.
New York: The Grolier Club, 2004. Cloth. First Edition. An immaculate copy of the catalogue of the 2004 exhibition at The Grolier Club. Fine in a bright, Fine dustjacket. Quarto, 205 pgs.
Medellin, Colombia: La Edit. Bedout. 1955. Half-Leather. Exhaustive grammar and instructional of the Castillian language (of Spain and Colombia). 1955, re-bound in 1/2 red leather over black boards. Bright gilt-lettering at spine. Solid and VG, with paper lightly browning. Thick 16mo, 699 pgs.
Austin, TX: W. Thomas Taylor, 1993. 1st. Original Wraps. WARMLY INSCRIBED BY RICHARD-GABRIEL RUMMONDS at the colophon. An immaculate copy to boot of the 1993 1st edition, limited to 300 copies. Bright and Fine in its printed card wrappers. Quarto, 74 pgs., also includes publisher's original prospectus.
London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1958. Cloth. 1958 1st edition. Solid and VG in its navy-blue cloth, with bright gilt-lettering at the spine. Very light spotting along the rear panel, light foxing at the pastedowns and preliminaries. Thick octavo, 992 pgs.
Paris: Editions Van Wilder, 1999. Cloth. A very sharp copy of the 1999 2nd edition. Crisp and Near Fine in a bright, Fine dustjacket. Thick octavo, 484 pgs.
Menlo Park, CA: Lane Publishing Co., 1953. Cloth. The January 1953 stated 1st edition. Clean and Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, VG dustjacket, with very light soiling to the panels, light chipping at the spine ends and inconspicuous tape to the inside of the jacket to reinforce the spine...
Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico, 1984. 1st. Original Wraps. A handsome copy of this 1984 catalogue. Clean and Near Fine in its original pictorial wrappers. Quarto, 127 pgs.
Chicago: Popular Mechanics Press, 1953. Hardcover. The 1954 Fall Quarterly, issued by Popular Mechanics Press and including its uncommon dustjacket. Tight and VG in a bight, VG dustjacket, with light chipping --and several small closed tears-- along the panel edges. Octavo, includes a number of original laid-in diagrams.