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Pennsylvania German Illuminated Manuscripts, Borneman, Henry S.
1 Borneman, Henry S.Pennsylvania German Illuminated Manuscripts
New York: Dover, 1973
0486229262 / 9780486229263
Soft cover. Fine, 
corrected republication.

With 36 illustrations in color and 2 black and white plates.



Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Vermont Maps Prior to 1900: An Annotated Cartobibliography: The Proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society, Volume XXXIX, Numbers 3 & 4, Summer & Fall, 1971, Cobb, David Allen
2 Cobb, David AllenVermont Maps Prior to 1900: An Annotated Cartobibliography: The Proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society, Volume XXXIX, Numbers 3 & 4, Summer & Fall, 1971
Montpelier, VT: Vermont Historical Society, 1971

1st. Soft cover. Very Good, 
149 pages; impression and rust mark on inside cover and title page from paper-clip, library perforation to title page, otherwise clean and unmarked.

This is a special double issue of Vermont History, Volume XXXIX, Numbers 3 & 4, Summer & Fall, 1971.



Price: 85.00 USD
 
 
Applied and Decorative Arts: A Bibliographic Guide, Ehresmann, Donald L.
3 Ehresmann, Donald L.Applied and Decorative Arts: A Bibliographic Guide
Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 1993
0872879062 / 9780872879065
2nd. Hardcover. As New, 
no dust jacket [as issued].

Price: 195.00 USD
 
 
Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers 1670-1870, Volume I--Main and Volume II--Supplement, Hamilton, Sinclair (introduction)
4 Hamilton, Sinclair (introduction)Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers 1670-1870, Volume I--Main and Volume II--Supplement
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1958, 1968

1st. Hardcover. Fine, 
light foxing to top edge of text blocks.

This is a catalogue of a collection of American books illustrated for the most part with woodcuts and wood engravings in the Princeton University Library. The catalogue in the main volume, published in 1958, consists of two main parts: I. American Book Illustration prior to the Nineteenth Century and II. American Book Illustration in the Nineteenth Century. Entries in Part I appear in chronological order from 1670 to 1800 and over 192 books are described. Entries in Part II appear in alphabetical order by illustrator from Adams to Young and over 1110 books are described. 124 illustrations appear in the main volume and there are three indexes to the main material: Illustrators and Engravers, Authors, and Titles. The catalogue in the supplement volume, published in 1968, has the same organization as the main volume with over 90 books described in Part I and over 614 books described in Part II. 51 illustrations appear in the supplement and there are three indexes to the supplement material.



Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
The Studio: A Bibliography: The First Fifty Years 1893-1943, Holme Bryan (introduction)
5 Holme Bryan (introduction)The Studio: A Bibliography: The First Fifty Years 1893-1943
London: Sims & Reed Ltd, 1978
095064630X / 9780950646305
1st. Soft cover. Fine, 

With 12 pages of black and white illustrations.



Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
Petrarch in America: A Survey of Petrarchan Manuscripts, Jasenas, Michael
6 Jasenas, MichaelPetrarch in America: A Survey of Petrarchan Manuscripts
New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1974
0875980473 / 9780875980478
1st. Soft cover. Near Fine, 
lightly rubbed at extremities.

The catalogue of an exhibition honoring the 600th anniversary of the death of Francis Petrarch. 24 manuscripts are described and illustrated. Includes a color frontispiece of Trionfi, Triumph of Time, ca. 1480.



Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Artists' Books in the Modern Era 1870-2000: The Reva and David Logan Collection of Illustrated Books, Johnson, Robert Flynn
7 Johnson, Robert FlynnArtists' Books in the Modern Era 1870-2000: The Reva and David Logan Collection of Illustrated Books
San Francisco, CA: Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, 2001
088401102X / 9780884011026
1st. Soft cover. Near Fine, 
faint scratches to front cover.

The catalogue of an exhibition at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, October 6, 2001 - January 6, 2002. 180 books are described and illustrated in color, many with multiple images.



Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
From Rollo to Tom Sawyer and Other Papers, Jordan, Alice M.
8 Jordan, Alice M.From Rollo to Tom Sawyer and Other Papers
Boston, MA: The Horn Book, 1948

1st. Hardcover. Fine, Very Good. 
partly unopened; dust jacket with tiny chip at head of spine and small tear on front panel, light soiling to back panel.

This volume of twelve essays is concerned with American children's books of the nineteenth century. The book was designed by the English illustrator and wood engraver, Nora S. Unwin.



Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
The Duke of Newcastle, 1693-1768, and Henry Pelham, 1694-1754: A Bibliography, Kulisheck, P. J.
9 Kulisheck, P. J.The Duke of Newcastle, 1693-1768, and Henry Pelham, 1694-1754: A Bibliography
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1997
0313295018 / 9780313295010
1st. Hardcover. As New, 
no dust jacket [as issued].

This bibliography contains 601 annotated entries.



Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Interior Design and Decoration: A Bibliography, Lackschewitz, Gertrud
10 Lackschewitz, GertrudInterior Design and Decoration: A Bibliography
New York: The New York Public Library, 1961

1st. Soft cover. Good, 
exlib with soiling and abrasion to covers.

Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
Fine Bookbinding in the Twentieth Century, Lewis, Roy Harley
11 Lewis, Roy HarleyFine Bookbinding in the Twentieth Century
New York: Arco Publishing, 1985
0668060840 / 9780668060844
Hardcover. Fine, Near Fine. 
remainder dot on bottom edge of text block, dust jacket with band of yellowing at spine.

Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
The Isaiah Thomas Donation to Dartmouth College Library, Nash, Ray (introduction) and Edward C. Lathem (compiler)
12 Nash, Ray (introduction) and Edward C. Lathem (compiler)The Isaiah Thomas Donation to Dartmouth College Library
Hanover, NH: Dartmouth College Library, 1949

1st. Hardcover. As New, 
faint Dartmouth College Museum stamp on first page; partly unopened.

248 books are described.



Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
The Kingdom of Books, Orcutt, William Dana
13 Orcutt, William DanaThe Kingdom of Books
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1927

1st. Hardcover. Near Fine, Signed by Author(s)
#84 of 475 copies; spine darkened, lacking slipcase.

This book contains a series of essays on the early history of the book. Profusely illustrated.



Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
Cover Stories: The Art of the Book Jacket, Pascale, Mark (introduction)
14 Pascale, Mark (introduction)Cover Stories: The Art of the Book Jacket
Chicago, IL: Printworks, 2010

1st. Soft cover. Fine, 

The catalogue of the 30th anniversary exhibition, December 3, 2010 - February 12, 2011. Beautifully illustrates 68 dust jacket covers by 68 different artists.



Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Printing in Delaware 1761-1800, Rink, Evald
15 Rink, EvaldPrinting in Delaware 1761-1800
Wilmington: Eleutherian Mills Historical Library, 1969

1st. Hardcover. Fine, Fine. 


Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Sources of Modern Architecture: A Critical Biography, Sharp, Dennis
16 Sharp, DennisSources of Modern Architecture: A Critical Biography
London: Granada, 1981
0246112182 / 9780246112187
2nd. Hardcover. As New, Near Fine. 
2nd edition, revised and enlarged; dust jacket sunned on spine.

This unique guide to the literature of modern architecture has been completely revised, expanded and redesigned for its second edition.



Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Typefounding in America, 1787-1825, Silver, Rollo G.
17 Silver, Rollo G.Typefounding in America, 1787-1825
Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1965

1st. Hardcover. Near Fine, 
light rubbing to bottom corners, lacking glassine dust jacket.

With 36 illustrations.



Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
The Art & Craft of Handmade Paper, Studley, Vance
18 Studley, VanceThe Art & Craft of Handmade Paper
Mineola, NY: Dover Books, 1990
0486264211 / 9780486264219
Soft cover. Fine, 
revised edition.

Price: 4.00 USD
 
 
The History of Printing in America, Thomas, Isaiah
19 Thomas, IsaiahThe History of Printing in America
New York: Weathervane Books, 1970
051717202X / 9780517172025
Hardcover. Fine, Fine. 
reprint edition.

The History of Printing in America first appeared in 1810 and was based on Thomas's long fascination with his trade as well as upon his very extensive library of books and newspapers which he had collected to prepare such a history. Chapters cover English America, the thirteen original states, new states, British colonies, and British islands.



Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
The Arts in Early American History: An Essay, Whitehill, Walter Muir
20 Whitehill, Walter MuirThe Arts in Early American History: An Essay
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1965

1st. Hardcover. Fine, 
not issued with a dust jacket.

Contains a bibliography by Wendell D. Garrett and Jane N. Garrett.



Price: 15.00 USD
 
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