Bibliography, Proof Copies and Book Production

John Donne – Keynes, Goeffrey A Bibliography of John Donne

Cambridge, The University Press, 1932
Limited to 350 copies. 4to. (26 x 19 cm), xvi + 196 pages, a total of 37 illustrations + a vignette portrait on the title page. Very slight foxing and very slight darkening and creasing to the very edge of the preliminary leaves, but generally a fine copy. In the publisher ’ s black cloth binding, decorated in red, the title in gilt on the spine, generally in fine condition, apart from slight bumping at the top of the spine and a small dent in the bottom edge of the front board. Read more about John Donne – Keynes, Goeffrey A Bibliography of John Donne

Price: £80.00

Diaghilev-Lifar Library

Diaghilev-Lifar Library

Monaco: Sotheby-Parke Benet, 1975. Large 8vo. (25.5 x 19 cm), 275 pages, numerous illustrations. A very fine copy in the original binding, slightly worn at the head and the foot of the spine, with the list of prices realised inserted (the price list folded once vertically). Read more about Diaghilev-Lifar Library

Price: £35.00

A Priced Catalogue of the Whole Stock of Theological Books, for the Most Part Secondhand, of the late firm of Dixon and Higham…

A Priced Catalogue of the Whole Stock of Theological Books, for the Most Part Se

A Priced Catalogue of the Whole Stock of Theological Books, for the Most Part Secondhand, of the late firm of Dixon and Higham…

London, Charles Higham, 1878

Limited to 50 copies on thick paper; this is copy number 12, originally presented to Sion College Library, which was dispersed.

Large 8vo. (24.5x15cm), 8 unnumbered pages+216 pages of text, listing 9,670 books. Generally very clean, the pages slightly browned, the endpaper, half title and title page a little marked and the library stamp on the back of the title page. Read more about A Priced Catalogue of the Whole Stock of Theological Books, for the Most Part Secondhand, of the late firm of Dixon and Higham…

Price: £150.00
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Bibliography

Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue 1800-1815

Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue Series 1, Phrase 1 1801-1815 Volumes 1-5

Avero, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 1984

The complete first section of this work: the first four volumes contain the list of titles, arranged alphabetically by author, and the fifth volume (which can waste many happy hours for the bookman) a series of indexes.

Five volumes, (30x21 cm), xviii+547 pages; xii+552 pages; xii+674 pages; xx+ 606 pages and xii + 600 pages, respectively. Read more about Bibliography

Price: £135.00
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Unrecorded Catalogue of Remainders from 1943

Remainder Centre Ltd. Catalogue, for sale

Catalogue of Books of World Wide Interest from Remainder Centre Ltd.

Remainder Centre Ltd. London, 1943

The date is not stated on the catalogue. A book advertised on the back cover is ’Published pre-war’ and inside the front cover this catalogue is numbered 1/43.

This is a fascinating insight into the history of the distribution of remaindered books. The catalogue, which I have never seen before, states specifically that it is for retail customers, and a loose order form is enclosed at the front. Read more about Unrecorded Catalogue of Remainders from 1943

Price: £20.00
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Catalogue of Antiquarian Bibles

Catalogue Antiquarian Bibles

The Oscotian Catalogue of the Old Library Part II: The Bible Collections

New Oscott, St. Marry’s Seminary, 1971
  1st edition.  Paperback, in the original wrappers (24x18cm), xxii + 208 pages.
  Internally crisp and clean.  The wrappers solid, but with some light wear and marking, including a small piece missing at the top of the spine.
  An interesting catalogue of Bibles and related books, from an important Roman Catholic library with useful annotations to the entries.
 

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Price: £17.50
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The Shakespeare Head Brontë, The Bibliography. Limited to 1,000 copies.

Bronte Bibliography

Symington, J.A.

A Bibliography of the Works of All the Members of the Brontë Family…

Ian Hodgkins and The Oak Knoll Press, 2000

  8vo. (24x15cm), 210 pages.  Generally a very clean copy, with a slight creasing to the pages including the title page.  The front endpaper wrinkled.
  In the publisher’s hardback binding, very bright.  A small white mark on the edge of the back board.

 

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Price: £18.00
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