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Box b-000872
Bifolium, 8vo; printed on pale grey paper; fine. Announcement for a new folio Bible designed by Rogers, "comparable to the Oxford Lectern Bible of 1935," "for presentation to churches and schools in memory of those who have lost their lives in the Second World War". Edition to be limited to 975 copies printed by A. Colish. Integral order form printed on back panel; envelope laid in.
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Box b-000872
Bifolium, 12mo; illustrated prospectus for the second book printed by the press and advertised as "a 20 page booklet illustrated by James Carter and printed in a fine edition by the Hemphill Press". Pamphlet on the press and its previous publication, Robert Hayden Myron O'Higgins' "The Lion and the Archer" and order form loosely inserted. Printed on blue paper with silver stamping, text in blue and red. Also includes original envelope in which the prospectus came, addressed to E.B. Wulling of LaCrosse, Wisconsin and postmarked Nov 22 1949.
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Box b-000872
Single sheet folded into eight-sided brochure, 12mo; published a year after the first appearance of the New Colophon, this brochure consists mainly of excerpts from letters written by subscribers (praise, comments, criticisms, and one "Please discontinue my subscription"). Illustrations and bordering in red.
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Box b-000872
12mo, unpaginated; illustrated catalogue of books in print and forthcoming publications from the press, which is affiliated to Cummington School of the Arts. Introduction signed by Harry Duncan and Wightman Williams. The forthcoming publications include "Two Conceits, for the Eye to Sing, if Possible: Poems by Allen Tate: with a woodcut by WW"; "Mesa, vol. ii, no.I, edited by Herbert Steiner"; and "Two Pendants by William Carlos Williams with drawings by WW". Order form on last leaf. Printed by the Kraushar Press on grey printed wrappers. Second copy is printed on yellow wrappers with the order form cut out.
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Box b-000873
Bifolium, 4to, text in black and orange; prospectus for the resuscitation of the Colophon "By the same staff--in the same spirit," giving the names of the editors and contributing editors, including W.A. Dwiggins and Alfred A. Knopf. Back leaf provides information on the format, advertising, and subscription prices.
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Box b-000873
12mo, pp. 10; printed self-wrappers; fine. New titles from the Society include Isaak Walton and Charles Cotton's "The Compleat Angler"; and "Grimm's Household Tales," illustrated by George Cruikshank. Color plate and order form addressed to distributor Philip C. Duschnes laid in. Subscriber feedback printed on back wrapper.
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Box b-000873
8vo, unpaginated; prospectus catalogue for this series of books, each "devoted to an individual whose career contributed to the development of bookmaking during the five hundred years since the invention of typography". Titles to include "Daniel Berkeley Updike and the Merrymount Press," "Isaiah Thomas of Worcester, Massachusetts," "Gregory Dexter of London and New England," and "Peter Schoeffer of Gernsheim and Mainz". Integral order form addressed to the Chiswick Book Shop, New York, NY.
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Box b-000873
12mo, pp. 16; 2 plates, illustrations throughout; original red pictorial wrappers, mostly fine. Titles listed in this catalogue include Thackeray's "Henry Esmond"; "Poems of Keats"; Flaubert's "Salambo"; "Voltaire's England," with engravings by Hogarth; "The Iliad of Homer"; William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet"; Prévost's "Manon Lescaut," with a study by Edward Sackville-West; and Melville's "Typee". Also includes a list of recent publications (including "Grimm's Folk Tales," with etchings by George Cruikshank; and "The Odyssey of Homer). Enrollment form printed on p. 15.
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Box b-000873
8vo, unpaginated; prospectus catalogue for this series of books, each "devoted to an individual whose career contributed to the development of bookmaking during the five hundred years since the invention of typography". Titles to include "Daniel Berkeley Updike and the Merrymount Press," "Isaiah Thomas of Worcester, Massachusetts," "Gregory Dexter of London and New England," and "Peter Schoeffer of Gernsheim and Mainz". Integral order form.
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Box b-000874
8vo, pp. 16; original pictorial wrappers, order form printed on inside back wrapper; titles in this catalogue include Daniel Defoe's "The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe"; "Beowolf," illustrated by Lynd Ward; Jonathan Swift's "The Travels of Lemuel Gulliver"; and Oscar Wilde's "Salomé", illustrated and illuminated by Valenti Angelo. TLs from George Macy on the Club's letterhead laid in.
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Box b-000874
Broadside, folio (375 mm.); invitation and program to "four discussion meetings on the arts as relating to the book. Sponsored jointly by the Bookbuilders Workshop of Boston" and the Harvard University Press". Text in grey and black, previous fold.
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Box b-000874
Broadside, 8vo (228 mm.); a bit toned, red pencil underlining (of "Joseph Auslander"), small tear at bottom edge not affecing text, previous folds, else a good copy. Prospectus for the special limited first edition of a history of the return of the women and children to the Czech village of Lidice after World War II.
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Box b-000876
4to, pp. 15; black and white illustrations, many full-page, throughout; original white wrappers printed in red and black (some soiling); interior fine. Provides lists of titles by subject and series, including A. Bredius's "Rembrandt's Paintings" (from the select list of Dutch and Flemish art); Leo van Puyvelde's "Flemish Drawings" (from the Drawings in the Collection of H.M. the King at Windsor Castle); Enrique Lafuente's "The Paintings of Velazquez" (from the list of Spanish Art); W. Uhde's "The Impressionists" (from the list Great Masters of the Past Hundred Years); Jacob Burckhardt' "The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy" (from the Phaidon Pocket Editions); and William Cohn's "Chinese Painting" (from the list Some New Phaidon Books). Typescript announcement printed on Oxford University Press letterhead of the publication of the Press's "Pre-Raphaelite Painters," by Robin Ironside and John Gere, laid in.
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Box b-000876
Four-leaf typescript letter on Magazine letterhead from Robert Lang describing the history of Portfolio, from its pre-WWII conception to the making of the first number, which included an article on 18th century Italian typographer Giambattista Bodoni and "a series of interesting retail store wrapping paper designs". In original cream and pink envelope and order forms.
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Box b-000876
Two typescript leaves on Magazine letterhead from Robert Lang concerning the publication of the first issue of Portfolio with a list of some of the charter subscribers, including the New York Herald Tribune, Alfred A. Knopf, and the New York Public Library. With pamphlet listing "some of the distinguished designers and artists featured in the first issue" and original green and cream envelope.
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Box b-000876
Broadside, oblong 16mo (100 x 1149 mm.); printed in yellow and black. Postcard announcing that the Magazine's first issue has been sold out and the upcoming release of the second issue.
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Box b-000877
8vo, pp. 11; black and white specimen illustrations, some full-page, throughout; original black and blue pictorial wrappers, fine. Catalogue of the first series from the Press, including "Selected Short Stories of Thomas Hardy," (specimen page reprinted here) and "The Continental Tales of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow". Order forms and envelope laid in.
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Box b-000877
8vo, pp. 12; black and white illustration from "Continental Tales of Longfellow"; original blue pictorial wrappers, printed in purple and green; mostly fine. Prospectus for the first 6 titles from the series. Integral order form printed on back wrapper verso.
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Box b-000877
8vo, pp. 12; black and white illustration from "Stories of Anton Chekhov"; original blue pictorial wrappers, printed in black and green; mostly fine. Prospectus for the first 6 titles from the series. Integral order form printed on back wrapper verso.
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Box b-000877
Single sheet folded into 8-sided brochure, folio; prospectus for this three-volume set, including two color reproductions pasted in, Cezanne's "The boy in a red waistcoat" and Picasso's "The child with the pigeon"; text in red and black.
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Box b-000877
12mo, unpaginated; black and whilte illustrations throughout; original pictorial wrappers, fine. Catalogue of new titles from the press include Anton Chekhov's "The Beggar and Other Stories" and "The Best of Maupassant". Reduced specimen pages provided. Integral order form printed on back wrapper verso.
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Box b-000877
8vo, pp. 16; black and white illustrations throughout; original blue pictorial wrappers (a bit soiled), mostly fine. Titles listed in the catalogue include Anton Chekhov's "The Beggar and Other Stories"; "The Short Stories of Wilkie Collins"; Thackeray's "Rebecca and Rowena"; and Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Treasure of Franchard". Integral order form printed on back wrapper verso, envelope and special announcement laid in.
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Box b-000877
Small 8vo, pp. 15; black and white illustrations throughout; original blue printed wrappers, "Special Announcement" tipped in to front, fine. Titles from the catalogue include "Short Stories of Wilkie Collins"; Thackeray's "Rebecca and Rowena"; and Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Treasure of Franchard". Member comments printed in the back; integral order form on back wrapper verso, envelope laid in.
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Box b-000877
Bifolium, large 8vo; previous fold, else fine. Prospectus for the catalogue of Pol's library, housed in the Cleveland and Yale collections as well as the list of books known to have belonged to him. Printed by the Press for Herbert Reichner in an edition limited to 1000 copies. Order form laid in.
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Box b-000878
Bifolium, large 4to; facsimiles; previous fold, some soiling; distributor Philip C. Duschnes's rubber stamp on front panel; good over all. Advertisement announcing that "This edition of the United Nations Charter and the accompanying documents is an exact facsimile of the volumes which were officially signed by the delegates of the United Nations Conference on International Organization at San Francisco on June 26, 1945". Prospectus provides sample pages in actual and reduced size.