London: Aquila Trust, 1984. Limited Edition. Original Wraps. Touch of sunning at spine and top edge, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Green paper wraps, cream paper label, black ink lettering. 8vo. 45pp. Numbered limited edition, this being 134 of 500. Item #7189
A Passionate Intensity. The Life and Work of Dorothy Healy [Bound by Grey Parrot].
Portland, ME: Baxter Society/Stinehour Press, 1992. First Edition/Limited Fine Binding. Hardcover. Presswork by David Wolfe, Wolfe Editions. Includes contributions by May Sarton, Eliot Stanley, Francis O'Brien, John Vincent Healy and many others. This being one of four copies exceptionally bound by Grey Parrot. Tight, bright and unmarred. Quarterbound, green leather..... Item #4050
Pertelote:. A Sequel to Canticleer. Being a Bibliography of The Golden Cockerel Press October 1936 - 1943 April. Foreword & Notes by the Partners. Illustrations from the Books.
London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. Unlimited edition published with the limited. Printed by Christopher Sandford and Owen Rutter. Includes work by John Buckland-Wright, Robert Gibbings, Eric Gill, Lynton Lamb, Reynolds Stone, and others. Light toning at board edges, else tight, bright and unmarred. Blue cloth boards, red... Item #7210
The Pittsburgh Bibliophiles Pilgrimage to Italy, 1976.
Pittsburgh, PA: The Pittsburgh Bibliophiles, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. A book dedicated to the Pittsburgh Bibliophiles for their Pilgrimage to Italy in 1976. Members who made the trip and libraries visited are listed in the Appendix. Tight, bright and unmarred. Glassine dust jacket shows closed notched tear at rear, else... Item #6439
International Poetry Forum/Byblos Editions, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. This edition precedes the 1982 first trade edition printed by Ohio U. Press. The author won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1977. Minor break in gilt (manufacturing flaw), inscribed to the printer. else tight, bright and unmarred. Original acetate DJ clear... Item #6443
New York: Purgatory Pie Press, 1986. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine press edition using a variety of typefaces (ten) on Amora paper. Letterpress work by Dikko Faust. Designed and editted by Esther K. Smith. Signed by all parties. A very handsome copy. Signed by all involved parties, else tight, bright and... Item #5980
Portland, ME: Wolfe Editions, 2003. First Edition Thus/Off-Print. Print. Applin illustrated Bowles', "A Distant Episode" for a limited edition of 30 copies. While each illustration in the volume is striking, this image is our favorite. Very strong and striking. Penciled "WP" in lower corner, else bright and clean. Approx. 8"x10" Item #6152
Barbauld, Anna Letitia; Edgeworth, Maria; Scott, Walter Sydney [ed]; Sandford, Lettice (illus).
Letters of Maria Edgeworth and Anna Letitia [Laetitia] Barbauld. Selected from the Lushington Papers and edited by Walter Sydney Scott.
Berkshire: Golden Cockerel Press, 1953. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated with 14 hand-coloured drawings by L. Sandford. Christopher Sandford notes in Cock-A-Hoop, "Joan Hassall was to have engraved the illustrations for these vivacious letters from two popular contemporaries of Jane Austen, but she was so busy at the time that the... Item #7186
New York: Delphic Arts, 1962. Limited Edition. Cased Loose Sheets. Created for Delphic Arts, this portfolio consists of 60 offset lithographs and 3 original etchings (with a title page, text, and colophon). Signed by the artist. A handsome, as new, set. Bright and clean. Drop-spine case tight and clean (and... Item #6672
Portland, ME: Leonard Baskin, 1958. Limited Edition. Print. "Tobias and the Angel" is included in the "complete graphic works of Leonard Baskin". (Fern & O'Sullivan, 367) There were at least three printings of this engraving, including one of 300 copies, another of 200 copies. This copy appears to be outside... Item #8036
Baskin, Leonard (illus); Maslow, Jonathan (author).
Leeds, MA: The Gehenna Press, 2003. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Continuing a collaboration that began with Maslow's brilliant Owl Papers and Gehenna's monumental Semblant...completed the year before the artist's death...Densely textured, xylographically inventive, Baskin vests his woodcuts and etchings with myriad layers of ambiguity..." (from the colophon). A brilliant collection of..... Item #6670
The Salton Collection:. Renaissance & Baroque / Medals & Plaquettes.
Brunswick, ME: Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 1965. First Edition. Original Wraps. Preface by Martin S. Sadik. A relatively significant exhibition catalogue. Notable as Leonard Baskin designed the volume. Minor shelf/edge wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. Cream paper wraps, black ink lettering, red ink decorative element, b/w pictorial element..... Item #6524
Baudelaire, Charles; Aldrich, Jonathan (trans); Hildreth, Alison (illus).
Portland, ME: Wolfe Editions, 1998. First Edition/Limited Edition. Hardcover. Letterpress printed by David Wolfe. An exceptional production piece, with gilt onlay, cut-aways and burn-throughs. Very complex to print and bind. A pristine copy. Tight, bright and unmarred. Quarterbound, black cloth spine, mustard paper boards, paper onlay, black ink lettering and... Item #4150
English Lyrics:. A Collection of English Poetry of the Present Day.
London: Houlston and Wright, 1865. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Front leather gilt embossed with crest of Abington House, Northampton School. Prize inscription. Light shelf/edge wear, hint of foxing at end pages, light toning at board edges, else tight, bright and unmarred. Full red leather, 5 raised bands, gilt lettering and... Item #3286
Berkshire: Golden Cockerel Press, 1921. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Third book of the press. A collection of seventeen stories. A rather handsome copy of one of the press's more poorly bound books...difficult to find in good condition. Light shelf/edge wear, minor toning/soiling to the boards, touch of dust staining at top..... Item #7204
Bernstein, Richard B. (ed); Cox, Archibald (intro); Podesta, Anthony T. (foreword).
Defending the Constitution:. Selections From Writing By Webster, Jay, Hamilton, Madison & Jefferson.
Mount Vernon, NY: Colish, 1987. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Presentation slip from the publisher, inscribed to printer Walter Thompson. Tight, bright and unmarred. Acetate DJ clean and unmarred. Quarterbound, navy cloth spine, blue cloth boards, gilt lettering, pale blue endpages, gold emblem at front board. 8vo. 105pp. Limited edition of 2500 copies. Item #6430
Point Reys Station: Floating Island Publications, 1992. First Edition Thus. Original Wraps. Tight, bright and unmarred. Brown paper wraps with black ink lettering and decorative elements, Japan paper endpages. 12mo. np. Illus. (b/w plates). Limited edition of 2000 copies. Item #6455
New York: Khelcom Press. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Ba Suri A-Chali" means "Suriland Peace Only". "Ba Suri enquires as to cultural continuity through statements of elders, songs forming an oral tradition centered around their livelihood, and especially the education of the youth. To this end, the sections are as follows:1. A.... Item #8773
New York: Khelcom Press. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Each of its thirty leaves yields tow printed surfaces by virtue of the fore-edge fold. Sixteen original copper-plate photogravures were made and printed by the photographer, who also carved the fourteen woodblocks of imagery and sacred text drawn from Ge'ez scrolls and books... Item #8775
New York: Khelcom Press, 2004. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Text in Arabic and English. Photography by Peter Bogardus, calligraphy by Cherif Assane Fall. "The photogravures were printed from copper and the text from wood at Khelcom, New York in 2004-05 on Kumohadamashi paper. Takuji Hamanaka printed the woodcuts by Peter Bogardus... Item #8776
Boston, MA: Houghton, 1960. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Owner emboss, else tight, bright and unmarred. Glassine DJ shows very minor edgewear. Brown paper boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, printed on pale pink paper. Small 8vo. 29pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Item #6433
Portland, ME: Ivy Derderian/Wolfe Editions, 2009. Limited Edition. Original Wraps. The first solo project from Ivy Derderian, working at Wolfe Editions. Printed in Linotype Bonodi Book, created on an Intertype (the Linotype's successor). From the prospectus: “Frederic Brown’s entertaining short story about a sentient Linotype, titled Etaoin Shrdlu, was originally..... Item #7080
London: George G. Harrap, np. Reprint. Hardcover. Repairable damage to hinge notwithstanding, a lovely fine binding by Rivière. A wonderful volume in hand. Minor shelf wear, front hinge shows partial split at head, spine lightly toned, else tight, bright and unmarred. Red leather boards, five raised bands, gilt lettering, decorative..... Item #3104
Berkshire: Golden Cockerel Press, 1925. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Initials by Eric Gill. [Chanticleer 26]. Light shelf/edge wear, touch of toning at the spine, presentation inscription at ffep, minor foxing at preliminaries, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Quarterbound, vellum spine, blue paper boards, gilt lettering. 4to. 39pp. Numbered limited edition, this... Item #7203
The Poetical Works of Robert Burns. With Critical and Biographical Notices.
Philadelphia, PA: Porter & Coates, nd [circa 1885]. Rebound/Fine Leather. Hardcover. A very handsome binding on this classic Burns volume, the result is a beautiful and very readable collection. Tight, bright and unmarred. Halfbound, red leather spine and tips, five raised bands, gilt lettering and decorative elements, marbled endpages, text... Item #3272