London: British Library, 2001. Hardcover. A compilation of articles and lectures by Roderick Cave, the well-known librarian, book historian, and bibliographer whose book The Private Press remains the standard history in that field. This book includes general items, pieces on individual presses and on other fine printing. Bound in maroon cloth with gilt titling. In a rose colored dust jacket with author and title to spine and front cover. In near fine condition with some sunning to spine. 267 pages including index. BOB/010819. Near Fine.
Ann Arbor: George Wahr, 1921. Hardcover. Ex-library from the Library of Congress. Tan cloth spine over cream paper covered boards with paper title label to spine and front cover. (Title label reads "Sjouke Gabbes") Minor wear to corners and edges of boards. A few smudges to boards and small stain to spine. Ex-library markings to endpapers. Illustrated. 172 pages. BOB/122018. Very Good.
England and Delaware: Private Libraries Association and Oak Knoll Press, 2016. Hardcover. The first detailed account of the work of this prolific and imaginative Pre-Raphaelite illustrator of the nineteenth century. Hughes is particularly remembered for his illustrations for books for children [dust jacket]. Includes appendices with a checklist of the books and periodicals, a supporting bibliography, and extensive notes. With almost 200 b&w illustrations. Bound in dark blue cloth with title in gilt to spine. With a blue pictorial dust jacket with title in black to spine and front cover. In near fine condition 7.25 x 11 inches. 325 pages. PRERAPH/010319. Near Fine.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1935). Hardcover. 4to. Includes chapters on typefaces, printing history, papermaking, bookbinding, libraries, illustration, music printing, and more. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Dampstaining to both boards but not to interior. Foxing to interior, mostly on early and late pages - but clean and bright overall. Includes many full page illustrations with multiple tipped in color illustrations and facsimilie title pages to rear. In red dust jacket with black title to spine and front panel. Minor wear to edges of jacket, a few small spots of dampstaining to panels of jacket, and rubbing to jacket. 182 pages plus plates. BOB/121518. Very good minus / Very Good.