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England: Scolar Press, 1996. Hardcover. An important survey of thirty-one artists from "The Sixties" (1855-1880), the period that saw some of the finest and most signifcant wood-engraved illustrations done for British books and magazines. Goldman provides a critical commentary on every artist, followed by a checklist of the books they illustrated or to which they contributed. There is also more detailed bibliographic information in an index of illustrated books arranged by author. With over 230 b&w illustrations. An invaluable reference for scholars in the field. Bound in grey cloth with gilt title to spine. In a pictorial dust jacket with a drawing taken from Rossetti illustration for Goblin Market. Title in red on spine and front cover. In fine condition in near fine dustjacket. Quarto. 391 pages including index. PRERAPH/033115. Fine.
New York: London House & Maxwel, 1963. Hardcover. First edition. Yellow cloth boards with dark blue title to spine. Fine in lightly rubbed black and white illustrated dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Minor wear to edges of jacket. 64 pages. Illustrated. BOB/111516. Fine / Very Good.
Chicago: The Black Cat Press, 1937. Hardcover. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt emblem to front board and gilt title to spine. Damp stain to top half of outside edge of front board and a few small spots of discoloration to front board as well. Light check marks written in pencil to margins throughout. Else is clean and bright. Index, 57 pages. Books about Books. BOB/012612. Very Good -.
South Brunswick and New York: A.S. Barnes and Co., 1973. Hardcover. A positive and informative biography of Elbert Hubbard, a figure of both admiration and criticism throughout his career. The author was a resident of East Aurora and a recognized authority on Hubbard and the Roycrofters. Bound in purple cloth that is lightly soiled in a soiled and rubbed pictorial dust jacket. Offsetting to endpapers from dust jacket flaps. Interior pages are clean and bright. With numerous photographs and illustrations throughout. Very good minus. 253 pages. BOB/040620. Very Good -.
Winter Park FL: Rollins College, . Softcover. Bacheller was a journalist, editor,and prolific fiction writer, now perhaps best known, if known at all, as the publisher who first discovered and published Stephen Crane. Bound in tan wrapper in very good condition with light smudge on rear cover. 48 pages. BOB/111716. Very Good.
Washington DC: The National Museum of American History, Smithsonian, 1997. Paperback. Light blue paper wrappers with black title to front cover. Includes small illustrations and brief descriptions of about 400 machines relating to printing and binding, all from the 19th century. Organized alphabetically by name of inventor. Clean and bright. 145 pages. BOB/113016. Very Good.