Books about Books Lit collection x 10 old decorative bindings leather illustratedBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Books about books- collecting- literature- authors & publishing- bookplates, etc.
(Book Arts & related)
Very nice lot of ten antiquarian books about books and literature. Includes popular literary periodicals of the day, several volumes in the group very well illustrated. One book with an outstanding profusion of dozens of plates, including early Secessionism photo reproductions by Steichen, Kaisebeir, and hundreds of others, plus great full page color plates, political cartoons, maps, nice b & w plates, etc.
All in period bindings, attractive condition, minor age flaws, surface rubbing or scuffing in spots, never offensive or severe, a pleasing lot of books. Hours of browsing and reading pleasure.
The Booklovers Magazine.
January, 1904, Philadelphia, the Library Publishing Company.
A Library of Famous Fiction Embracing the Nine Standard Masterpieces of Imaginative Literature with and Introduction by Harriet Beecher Stowe.
1873, New York, J. B. Ford and Company.
The Bookman, A Review of Books and Life.
September, 1924 - February, 1925, New York, George H. Doran Company Publishers.
The Bookman, An Illustrated Magazine of Literature and Life.
August, 1902 - February, 1903, New York, Dodd, Mead, and Company.
1889, July-December, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons.
English Books, 1475 - 1900, a Signpost for Collectors, in two volumes, by Charles J. Sawyer and F. J. Harvey Darton.
1927, Westminster, Chas. J. Sawyer Ltd.
Glimpses of Authors, by Caroline Ticknor.
c.1922, Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company.
An Explanatory and Pronouncing Dictionary of the Noted Names of Fiction, by William a. Wheeler.
1867, Boston, Ticknor and Fields.
Little Books on Art, Bookplates, by Edward Almack, F. S. A.
1914, Chicago, A.C. McClurg & Co.
Tallest book measures: 9 3/4" H X 6 3/4" W.
Shortest book measures: 6" H X 4 3/4" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 17".