January SALE: books in our Books about books, Transportation (Aviation, Automotive, and Railroad), and Political Science sections priced at $100 or less are 30% off!
This sale excludes artists' books, private press, and items sold on consignment. Additional items are available for sale in our open shop.
New York: The Grolier Club, 2011. Paperback. From a Grolier club exhibit. 4to. Parts 1 and 2 bound as one with part 1 starting from the front and part 2 starting upside down from the rear. Illustrated paper wrappers with white title to black spine. Pristine interior filled with both full color as well as black and white illustrations. 68 pages in part 1, 59 pages in part 2. Books about books, BOB/082112. Fine in Wraps.
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1974. Hardcover. 8vo. Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Very minor wear to edges and spine ends. Very clean interior. Brief note in pen to rear free end page. Tight binding. Off-white dust jacket with red title front amd spine panels. Minor wear to edges/corners of jacket and minor fading/browning to spine panel. Index, 290 pages. BOB/033005. Near Fine / Very Good+.
Boston: Bruce Humphries, Inc., 1948. Hardcover. First edition. Contributions by Robert Francis Wilberforce, Anne Kimball Tuell, Sister Mary Madeleva, Most Rev. John J. Wright. Light blue paper boards with gilt title to spine. In very good grey jacket, which is lightly soiled and sunned and price-clipped with small closed tear along from hinge. 72 pages. BOB/111116. Near Fine / Very Good.
[New York]: Privately printed, 1941. Hardcover. One of 500 copies printed by D.B. Updike at the Merrymount Press.Bound in quarter black cloth with orange and brown marbled paper boars. Quarter black cloth with marbled paper boards. Paper label to spine with gitl title. T.e.g. Light wear to bottom edges, unevenly sunned, otherwise very good. With Alshul's compliments slip laid in. 196 pages. BOB/103116. Very Good.
New York: The Anderson Galleries, 1922. Paper Wrappers. SCARCE. 8vo. Beige paper wrappers with black title and decoration to front panel. Several large chips to edges of panels. Chipping/small tears to edges of some pages. Front wrapper has been repaired with tape along spine and top edge. Interior is very clean. Secure binding. 60 pages. BOB/042105. Good.
London: Ian Allan LTD., 1981. Hardcover. 8vo. Black paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor damp staining to top edge of text block, does not effect text or illustrations. The letter "S" is written in pen on the top corner of the front free end page. Else is clean and bright. Includes many photographic illustrations. White illustrated dust jacket with green title to front panel and spine. Jacket shows minor wear including a slight damp stain to bottom edge of front panel and spine and a very small open tear to head of spine. 96 Pages. Automotive. AUTO/090507. Very Good+ / Very Good+.
Bruxelles: Bibliotheca Wittockiana, 1987. Paperback. Limited edition, #21 of 600 copies. Very good black and white illustrated paperback. Small 4to. Light creasing along spine. Clean interior, no foxing or staining. Illustrated with black and white photos. In French. Publisher's ephemera laid-in. 225 pages. Books on Books. BOB/11213. Very Good.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1985. Hardcover. Very good in off white cloth boards with black title to spine. Previous owner inscription to front free endpage and half title page - else the interior is clean. Filled with illustrations. No jacket. Index, 499 pages. BOB/093010. Very Good.
New York: PBC International, 1992. Hardcover. 4to. Green paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Pristine interior filled with full color illlustrations. Multi-colored illustrated dust jacket with blue title to front panel and to white spine panel. Index, 240 Pages. Books on Books. BOB/101409. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket.
Paris: Jules Lamarre, 1933. Hardcover. Rebound in modern brown linen binding with gilt title to spine. Orignal wrappers bound-in. Interior is near fine; very bright and mostly clean (a few pages have some faint pencil underlining). Illustrated. Deckle-edges. In French. 326 pages. Books on Books. BOB/11063. Near Fine.
Ann Arbor: Plutarch Press, 1971. Hardcover. 8vo. With Notes, Biographical and Critical, by Arthur Machen, Introduction by Henry Savage. Facsimile of the original 1923 edition. Near fine in red cloth with title label on spine. Minor bumping to corners. Previous owner's name on front free end page. Else is clean and bright. 59 pages. Books on Books. BOB2/01191. Near Fine.