Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1989. Hardcover. Number 10 of 50 special edition copies from the first edition. Signed and numbered by the author and bound in deluxe binding by Kennys of Galway. Signature of author on both limitation page and top of title page. Clarke (1889 - 1931), an Irish illustrator and stained glass artist, was heavily influenced by the Art Noveau and Art Deco movements. His bold, haunting illustrations reflect the styles of Beardsley and Dulac. This book, a documentation of Clarke's work, is beautifully bound in half dark green leather over yellow and green marbled paper covered boards with gilt title and decoration to spine. Slight rubbing to spine and edges of boards. Clean, bright interior filled with Harry Clarke's illustrations. Includes multiple color plates featuring 90 images of his work, with much of his stained glass work featured. 190 black and white images of his work are also included. 301 pages. BOB/011521. Fine.
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, [circa 1991]. Fifth edition of this comprehensive compendium about authors, books, characters, illustrators and much more related to English literature. Bound in black cloth with gild titling to spine. In a green pictorial dust jacket with tear along top edge and signs of handling. In very good condition. 1155 pages. BOB/010621.
New York: Bennett Book Studios, 1929. Hardcover. Number 304 of 700 copies bound in three quarter "Turkey" Morocco. Another fifty copies were bound in full French Levant and signed by the author. This is a practical bibliography and brief literary estimate of outstanding American books by Merle Johnson, a well known bibliographer. In Turkish blue morocco with gold ruling and six spine compartments with title, author, publisher. Slight bumping to corners and spine but otherwise near fine. Interior pages are also near fine. Measures 6.25 x 10 inches. 114 pages followed by 2 blank notes pages. BOB/011321. Near Fine.
Washington DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in association with University of Washington Press, (1988). Paperback. 4to. Blue paper wrappers with gilt title to front wrapper and to spine. Minor rubbing to exterior and minor creasing to corners. Pristine interior with both black and white and color illustrations throughout. Index, 240 pages. BOB/030712. Very Good in Wraps.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1966. Softcover. The sixth printing issued in 1969 of this "important and overdue contribution to the understanding of American race relations" (foreword). Most of the works included in the bibliography concentrate on works appearing between 1954 with the Supreme Court's decision that school segregation was unconstitutional, and the Voting Rights Act in 1965. Some older sources are included if they appeared useful. The bibliography is arranged by background, social institutions, health, literature, intergroup relations, rural and urban problems, education, civil rights and many more. With an index of authors. Softcover with cream paper covers with titling in black. Small stain to top edge of pages and slight signs of handling but in very good condition. 190 pages. BOB/111320. Very Good.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, . The second edition of this comprehensive bibliography of Jonathan Swift, considered the standard bibliography of his writings. Bound in blue cloth with gilt titling to spine. Slight signs of handling. Text is clean and bright but there are a few Fort Worth Public Library ex-library markings: Call number on spine; library bookplate on free front endpaper and the right corner scissored out; library stamp on title page; call number on copyright page; date stamp of May 11, 1964 on rear pastedown. None of these markings affect the text and the book is in very good condition. Measures 6.5 x 10.25 inches. 453 pages. BOB/011421.