Saigon: Vietnam National Commission for Unesco, 1966. First edition, 8vo, pp. , 226; text in Vietnamese, French and English; minor soiling and light wear to extremitites; very good in original light blue printed wrappers.
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Philadelphia: The Free Library of Philadelphia, . Oblong 8vo, pp. ; black and white photographic illustrations throughout. Fine.
New York: The Grolier Club, 1921. Edition limited to 404 copies, sm 4to, pp. xi, 178, ; photographic frontispiece, plates & illustrations in the text, uncut & unopened; fine in original cream paper wrappers over limp boards stamped in gilt on upper cover and spine, dust jacket (darkened), publisher's slipcase (worn & cracked).
London: Trubner & Co., 1882. 8vo, pp. vii, 170,  ads for linguistic publications by Trubner; later red cloth, gilt-lettered spine. Title leaf loose, likewise 1 internal gathering, ex-Mercantile Library with a modicum of rubberstamps; good. To this day, a useful reference. The 96 pages of ads provide another useful source.
New York: Edward O. Jenkins, 1850. First edition; 8vo; pp. 46; good copy missing wrappers, final signature separated.
New York: 1938. Edition ltd. to 190 copies, sm. 12mo, pp. , -64, ; errata slip laid in at colophon; fine copy in orig. beige buckram, leather label (very slightly rubbed) on spine, publisher's slipcase (rubbed, and with small repair). Sixth publication of The Typophiles, with contributions by Paul Bennett...
New York: 1938. Edition ltd. to 190 copies, sm. 12mo, pp. , 64, ; errata slip laid in at colophon; spine darkened, else a very good copy in original beige buckram, leather label on spine; publisher's slipcase wanting. Bookplate of George Salter. Sixth publication of The Typophiles, with contributions by...
New York: New York Chappel, 1960. Edition limited to approximately 200 copies, 12mo, pp. , and 55 leaves printed by various members of the Chapel; original red cloth, printed paper label on upper cover; fine. This is the first book published by the New York Chapel members. Some of the...
Chicago & London: the University of Chicago Press, . First edition, 8vo, pp. xxxiv, , 405; illus.; near fine in original cloth, dust jacket with very minor edgewear. A full record of all books and journals that appeared under the imprint of the University of Chicago Press.
Bronxville, New York: privately printed by the Meriden Gravure Co., n.d., . 8vo, pp. ; printed in red, green, and black; mild dampstaining, else about fine in original printed blue wrappers.
n.p., n.d. [Philadelphia: Old Franklin Publishing House, 1878.]. Quarto, pp. ; unopened; 6 large wood engravings; margins ragged, with some minor loss; good. Publisher's advertisement and book prospectus in English and German: 4 pages advertise books in German, and 4 pages books in English, including one headed: "God bless them!...
New York: John F. Fleming, . First edition; 4to; pp. , 38, ; 16 illustrations including frontispiece; very good copy in original stiff blue paper wrappers.
Racine: Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Art, 1991. Large 8vo, pp. 22; illustrated throughout; fine in original pictorial wrappers. "This monograph was published in conjunction with the exhibition 'Walter Hamady: Handmade Books, Collages and Sculptures' organized by the Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, Wisconsin March 17 - April 28, 1991."
Ann Arbor: published by the University, 1923. First edition, 8vo, pp. xii, , 228; contemporary cloth backed paper-covered boards; some wear to extremities, else very good.
[London]: Stationers' Hall, 1951. First edition, small 8vo, pp. 23, ; 4 plates; fine in original blue printed wrappers.
London: Imprynted for the Sette of Odd Volumes at the Chiswick Press, 1892. Edition limited to 133 copies of which this is no. 37; 16mo, pp. 128; black and white photographic frontispiece, 10 plates of member-designed menus and other previous publications; original brown pictorial boards printed in white, spine considerably...
[Pittsburgh, PA]: University of Pittsburgh, 1977. First edition, 8vo, pp. xiii, , 265, ; frontispiece portrait, numerous illustrations in text; fine copy in original blue cloth, gilt spine. Part of the Pittsburgh Series in Bibliography.
Montreal: Medical Museum, McGill University, 1939. Second edition, revised and indexed, 8vo, pp. xiii, , 163; frontispiece, 1 plate, and full-page facsimiles throughout text; ex-library copy minimally marked, some wear to extremities with top spine end chipped away, good and sound in original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on front cover and spine.
New York: Burt Franklin, . Reprint of the 1905 edition, 8vo, pp. vi, , 225, ; illustrations; fine in original red cloth, spine gilt. 606 items with several indexes including chronological, printers and places, watermarks, and former owners.
Harper Woods, Michigan: Adagio Press, 1969. Edition limited to approx. 329 copies printed by Leonard F. Bahr, this being one of only 12 copies (letter 'D') with both Doves Press leaves printed on vellum , and also one of 10 copies to have one of the leaves with an illuminated...
Stamford: printed at the Overbrook Press, 1939. Small 4to, pp. , 61, ; 3 plates including 2 folding, several full-page illustrations in the text; original red cloth stamped in gilt; ex-library with blindstamp on title-page and small ink notation on half-title, previous owner's plate on front pastedown, spine and parts...
[Norman, OK]: [University of Oklahoma], . First edition, 8vo, pp. xv, , 182; fine copy in dust jacket.
London: Chiswick Press, 1904. Edition limited to 199 copies, of which this is no. 60; 16mo, pp. 47; original blue-grey printed wrappers, edges toned, 1-inch loss to bottom of spine affecting the word "Thomas" of the spine title; pages uncut, interior fine. Half title: Privately printed opuscula of the Sette...
Baltimore: Enoch Pratt Free Library, 1972. Second edition; 8vo; pp. 22; fine copy in red paper wrappers. Detailed census of the then 42-known copies of H. L. Mencken's rarest book.
[Los Angeles: printed by Saul & Lillian Marks at The Plantin Press], 1953. First edition, 16mo, pp. , 44, ; original cream cloth-backed marbled boards, printed paper spine label; fine. The first annual public lecture on books and bibliography.