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BAYLISS, F.C. (Francis Charles), 1876-1938 : THE MASTER SALESMAN : BEING A HANDBOOK OF TECHNICAL INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTION FOR THE USE AND TRAINING OF SALESMEN.

BAYLISS, F.C. (Francis Charles), 1876-1938 : THE MASTER SALESMAN : BEING A HANDBOOK OF TECHNICAL INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTION FOR THE USE AND TRAINING OF SALESMEN.

London : W. H. Smith & Son, [1915]. First edition. The W. H. Smith house manual for staff training (not regularly published) – giving an impressive overview of the history of books; the manufacture of paper; a glossary of paper terms and sizes; letterpress printing; the history of book illustration; methods of printing illustrations; ex libris or bookplates; bookbinding (a section on which the author was advised by Douglas Cockerell); leather and book cloths; stationery; account books, etc. The author was in charge of the company’s building and shop-fitting department. The handbook would appear no longer to be used by the company.
Foolscap 4to (23cm). (xviii),(416)pp. Illustrations. Original buckram; a little bruised; front endpaper slightly cracked, but a nice copy of a most attractive and useful production. Dated 1933 gift inscription to A. L. Wilson.

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BOWERS, Fredson (Fredson Thayer), 1905-1991 : THE BIBLIOGRAPHICAL WAY.

BOWERS, Fredson (Fredson Thayer), 1905-1991 : THE BIBLIOGRAPHICAL WAY.

Lawrence : University of Kansas Libraries, 1959. First edition. The Bowers credo – “the intellectually bracing critical vigor” of properly applied and reasoning bibliography – with some sharp hits at some of the older literary critics and bibliographers. University of Kansas Publications, Library Series No. 7.
Medium 8vo (24cm). 34,[ii]pp. Original rose stapled wrappers, lettered in blue; staples a little rusted, a touch sunned and very lightly bruised, but a good copy.

£15

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BOWERS, Fredson (Fredson Thayer), 1905-1991 : BIBLIOGRAPHY AND TEXTUAL CRITICISM.

BOWERS, Fredson (Fredson Thayer), 1905-1991 : BIBLIOGRAPHY AND TEXTUAL CRITICISM.

London : Oxford University Press, 1964. First edition. The Lyell Lectures 1959 – six lectures: Analytical and Textual Bibliography; the Treatment of Evidence; The Interpretation of Evidence: (A) The Demonstrable and Probable; (B) The Probable; (C) The Possible; and The Copy for the Folio Othello.
Demy 8vo (23cm). xii,(208)pp. Original blue cloth, ruled, blocked and lettered in gilt; ragged edge (a production flaw) to first leaf of foreword, but otherwise a very good, bright and sound copy in a lightly marked and sunned dust-jacket.

£15

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BOWERS, Fredson (Fredson Thayer), 1905-1991 : ESSAYS IN BIBLIOGRAPHY, TEXT, AND EDITING.

BOWERS, Fredson (Fredson Thayer), 1905-1991 : ESSAYS IN BIBLIOGRAPHY, TEXT, AND EDITING.

Charlottesville : for the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, (1975). First edition. The major Bowers essays reproduced in a convenient and accessible form, with a checklist of his writings 1936-1976. Introduction by Irby B. Cauthen.
Medium 8vo (25cm). viii,(550),[ii]pp. Original cloth; a little faded; some flecking and spotting to spine; some spotting to top edge, but a sound and serviceable copy.

£40

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BOWERS, Fredson (Fredson Thayer), 1905-1991 : TEXTUAL & LITERARY CRITICISM.

BOWERS, Fredson (Fredson Thayer), 1905-1991 : TEXTUAL & LITERARY CRITICISM.

London : Cambridge University Press, 1959. First edition. The Sandars Lectures in Bibliography 1957-1958 – Textual Criticism and the Literary Critic; The Walt Whitman Manuscripts of Leaves of Grass (1860); The New Textual Criticism of Shakespeare; and Principle and Practice in the Editing of Early Dramatic Texts.
Post 8vo (21cm). [2],(x),186,[ii]pp. Original blue cloth; very good in a lightly used and price-clipped dust-jacket. With the pencilled contemporary ownership inscription of B. C. Bloomfield – Barry Cambray Bloomfield (1931-2002), bibliographer of Auden and Larkin, and former Director of Collection Development at the British Library.

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BOWERS, Fredson (Fredson Thayer), 1905-1991 & DAVIS, Richard Beale : GEORGE SANDYS : A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CATALOGUE OF PRINTED EDITIONS IN ENGLAND TO 1700.

BOWERS, Fredson (Fredson Thayer), 1905-1991 & DAVIS, Richard Beale : GEORGE SANDYS : A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CATALOGUE OF PRINTED EDITIONS IN ENGLAND TO 1700.

New York : New York Public Library, 1950. First separate edition. A masterly demonstration of bibliographical analysis and description – applied to “the first poet writing in English on its [American] shores”.
Royal 8vo (26cm). [ii],(54)pp. Original stapled wrappers; lightly marked, used and slightly tanned; staples a little rusted, but a good and serviceable copy.

£15

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CHAMBERS, E.K. (Edmund Kerchever), 1866-1954 : THE HISTORY AND MOTIVES OF LITERARY FORGERIES : BEING THE CHANCELLOR’S ENGLISH ESSAY FOR 1891.

CHAMBERS, E.K. (Edmund Kerchever), 1866-1954 : THE HISTORY AND MOTIVES OF LITERARY FORGERIES : BEING THE CHANCELLOR’S ENGLISH ESSAY FOR 1891.

New York : Burt Franklin, (1970). A facsimile reprint of the original 1891 edition of this elegant monograph.
Demy 8vo (23cm). [ii],(38)pp. Original cloth; very good.

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GALLUP, Donald (Donald Clifford), 1913-2000 : ON CONTEMPORARY BIBLIOGRAPHY : WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO EZRA POUND.

GALLUP, Donald (Donald Clifford), 1913-2000 : ON CONTEMPORARY BIBLIOGRAPHY : WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO EZRA POUND.

Austin : Humanities Research Center, (1970). First edition : limited to 500 copies. A clear and interesting statement of the fundamental principles and purposes behind the compilation of the author bibliography – an activity that “can hardly be recommended as an occupation for completely sane persons”. Bibliographical Monograph Series No. 4.
Demy 8vo (23cm). [ii],(30)pp. Frontispiece portrait by Jean Cocteau. Original cloth (with the Cocteau portrait in blind on the upper cover); a very good copy. From the collection of the late B. C. Bloomfield, on a par with Gallup in the annals of twentieth century bibliography, for his bibliographies of both W. H. Auden and Philip Larkin.

£20

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GRIMSHAW, Anne, 1946- : THE HORSE : A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BRITISH BOOKS 1851-1976. WITH A NARRATIVE COMMENTARY ON THE RÔLE OF THE HORSE IN BRITISH SOCIAL HISTORY, AS REVEALED BY THE CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE.

GRIMSHAW, Anne, 1946- : THE HORSE : A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BRITISH BOOKS 1851-1976. WITH A NARRATIVE COMMENTARY ON THE RÔLE OF THE HORSE IN BRITISH SOCIAL HISTORY, AS REVEALED BY THE CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE.

London : Library Association, (1982). First edition : limited to 1,000 copies, signed by the author. An exhaustive bibliography, with much interesting commentary.
Crown 4to (27cm). [2],xxxiv,474,[ii]pp. Illustrations. Facsimiles. Original cloth; a few faint marks and spots, but a very good copy in a lightly sunned and very slightly creased dust-jacket.

£25

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GROLIER CLUB : BOOKS AND PRINTS, PAST AND FUTURE : PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE GROLIER CLUB CENTENNIAL CONVOCATION, 26-28 APRIL 1984.

GROLIER CLUB : BOOKS AND PRINTS, PAST AND FUTURE : PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE GROLIER CLUB CENTENNIAL CONVOCATION, 26-28 APRIL 1984.

New York : Grolier Club, 1984. First edition : limited to 1,000 copies. Eleven papers by Robert Giroux (The Future of the Book), Frank Stella (An Artist’s View of Prints), G. Thomas Tanselle (The Evolving Role of Bibliography, 1884-1984), and others.
Royal 8vo (27cm). (xii),146pp. Original yellow cloth, lettered in black; a touch bowed, but otherwise very good.

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HARROD, Leonard Montague, 1905-1984 – editor : INDEXERS ON INDEXING : A SELECTION OF ARTICLES PUBLISHED IN THE INDEXER.

HARROD, Leonard Montague, 1905-1984 – editor : INDEXERS ON INDEXING : A SELECTION OF ARTICLES PUBLISHED IN THE INDEXER.

New York & London : R. R. Bowker Co., 1978. First edition. Essays by various hands on the history and practice of indexing, with case histories, essays on copyright issues, typography, periodicals, etc.
Super royal 8vo (26cm). x,430pp. Original boards; mild spotting of top edge, but a very good copy.

£25

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HOFFMAN, Frederick J.; ALLEN, Charles & ULRICH, Carolyn F. : THE LITTLE MAGAZINE : A HISTORY AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY.

HOFFMAN, Frederick J.; ALLEN, Charles & ULRICH, Carolyn F. : THE LITTLE MAGAZINE : A HISTORY AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY.

Princeton : Princeton University Press, 1947. Second and best edition, incorporating corrections and additions to the original 1946 edition. A survey and bibliography of the early twentieth-century English-language literary magazines, with much on their editors, contributors and content.
Foolscap 4to (23cm). (xiv),450pp. Plates. Portraits. Facsimiles. Original cloth; very good in a worn and chipped dust-jacket.

£25

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HOWARD-HILL, T.H. (Trevor Howard), 1933-2011 : BRITISH BOOK TRADE DISSERTATIONS TO 1980.

HOWARD-HILL, T.H. (Trevor Howard), 1933-2011 : BRITISH BOOK TRADE DISSERTATIONS TO 1980.

Signal Mountain : Summertown Texts, 1998. First edition. A classified and detailed listing of 1,478 dissertations, theses, honours papers, final year projects and other technically unpublished writings relating to the British book trade – with sections on bibliographers and editors, bibliography by period, by region, book production and distribution, libraries, bookselling, paper, watermarks, printing, illustration, presses, publishing, typography, forms, genres, subjects, newspapers, periodicals, authors and much else.
Medium 8vo (24cm). (xx),314,[ii]pp. Original cloth; very good.

£40

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LIEBERT, Herman W. (Herman Wardwell), 1911-1994 : BIBLIOGRAPHY OLD & NEW.

LIEBERT, Herman W. (Herman Wardwell), 1911-1994 : BIBLIOGRAPHY OLD & NEW.

Austin : Humanities Research Center, (1974). First edition : limited to 1,000 copies. The third annual Lew David Feldman Lecture – on what bibliography should and should not be – “Let us admit at the outset that bibliography ranks well behind blondes, drunks, and mothers-in-law as a source of belly laughs ...”. Bibliographical Monograph Series No. 6.
Demy 8vo (23cm). [ii],(26),[ii],[2]pp. Frontispiece. Original cloth; faint spotting of edges, but a very good copy in the acetate dust-jacket.

£10

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MADAN, Falconer (Francis Falconer), 1851-1935 : BOOKS IN MANUSCRIPT : A SHORT INTRODUCTION TO THEIR STUDY AND USE.

MADAN, Falconer (Francis Falconer), 1851-1935 : BOOKS IN MANUSCRIPT : A SHORT INTRODUCTION TO THEIR STUDY AND USE.

London : Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1920. Second edition : a revised and corrected version of the original 1893 publication. A clear and timeless guide to manuscript studies, with chapters on writing materials and forms of books; the history of writing; scribes; illuminations; scribal errors; famous libraries; famous manuscripts; literary forgeries; treatment and cataloguing; public and private records, etc., and with appendices on public collections, existing catalogues, bibliography, etc.
Demy 8vo (22cm). (xvi),208pp. Eight plates. Original buckram, paper label; some very minor wear and light scuffing; title-label a little rubbed; some spotting of edges; corner cut from front free endpaper, but a good, sound and serviceable copy.

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MADAN, Falconer (Francis Falconer), 1851-1935 – editor : THE LEWIS CARROLL CENTENARY IN LONDON : 1932.

MADAN, Falconer (Francis Falconer), 1851-1935 – editor : THE LEWIS CARROLL CENTENARY IN LONDON : 1932.

London : J. & E. Bumpus, 1932. First edition : limited to 400 numbered copies. “Including a catalogue of the exhibition, with notes; an essay on Dodgson’s illustrators by Harold Hartley; and additional literary pieces (chiefly unpublished). With six illustrations”. A charming catalogue of the centenary exhibition, describing over six-hundred Carroll related items and rarities, together with the Hartley essay, and also including a number of previously unpublished (or unpublished in book form) short pieces by Carroll – juvenilia, articles, acrostics, extracts from letters, etc.
Crown 8vo (20cm). (xx),(140)pp. Frontispiece and five plates. Original cloth; cloth a little bubbled; edges slightly spotted, but a very good, bright and clean copy, in a just slightly nicked and dulled dust-jacket.

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MOON, Marjorie : BENJAMIN TABART’S JUVENILE LIBRARY : A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS FOR CHILDREN PUBLISHED, WRITTEN, EDITED AND SOLD BY MR. TABART, 1801-1820.

MOON, Marjorie : BENJAMIN TABART’S JUVENILE LIBRARY : A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS FOR CHILDREN PUBLISHED, WRITTEN, EDITED AND SOLD BY MR. TABART, 1801-1820.

Winchester : St. Paul’s Bibliographies / Detroit : Omnigraphics, 1990. First edition. A full-scale bibliography of this enterprising figure, who took the genre of the children’s book away from the constricting mould of moral instruction and towards the publication of fairy-tales and nursery stories. Includes an essay by Brian Alderson on the illustration of Tabart’s books.
Royal 8vo (25cm). (xviii),180,[ii]pp. Illustrations. Original cloth; just faintly bruised, but a very good copy in the dust-jacket – also very good.

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NATIONAL BOOK LEAGUE : THE CUALA PRESS 1903-1973 : AN EXHIBITION ARRANGED BY THE NATIONAL BOOK LEAGUE TO CELEBRATE THE SEVENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CUALA PRESS 11-30 JUNE 1973.

NATIONAL BOOK LEAGUE : THE CUALA PRESS 1903-1973 : AN EXHIBITION ARRANGED BY THE NATIONAL BOOK LEAGUE TO CELEBRATE THE SEVENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CUALA PRESS 11-30 JUNE 1973.

[London] : National Book League, 1973. First edition. An exhibition catalogue – the Dun Emer Press, the Cuala Press in Churchtown and Dublin, the later revival, the broadsides, booklets, prints, cards, calendars, bookplates, etc. Introduction by Clifford Simmons. Printed at the Dolmen Press.
Royal 8vo (25cm). 32pp. Original stapled wrappers; staples rusting; wrappers very faintly sunned; a good copy of an ephemeral production.

£15

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OTTLEY, George (Stanley George), 1916-2006 : A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BRITISH RAILWAY HISTORY.

OTTLEY, George (Stanley George), 1916-2006 : A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BRITISH RAILWAY HISTORY.

London : Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, (1983). Second edition. The standard work – a fully indexed, annotated listing of 7,950 works. A corrected text of the original 1965 edition.
Royal 8vo (26cm). (684)pp. Folding tables. Original boards; a very good copy in the dust-jacket – the jacket also very good.

£30

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TANNENBAUM, Samuel A. (Samuel Aaron), 1873-1948 : SHAKSPERE FORGERIES IN THE REVELS ACCOUNTS.

TANNENBAUM, Samuel A. (Samuel Aaron), 1873-1948 : SHAKSPERE FORGERIES IN THE REVELS ACCOUNTS.

Port Washington : Kennikat Press, (1966). A reprint of the original 1928 edition. The “Malone Scrap”, the “manifold mischiefs wrought by the forgeries of that learned and unprincipled scholar, John Payne Collier”, etc.
Demy 4to (29cm). xiv,(110)pp. Facsimiles. Original cloth; a few faint signs of age and use, but a very good copy.

£25

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TANSELLE, G. Thomas (George Thomas), 1934- : TEXTUAL CRITICISM SINCE GREG : A CHRONICLE 1950-1985.

TANSELLE, G. Thomas (George Thomas), 1934- : TEXTUAL CRITICISM SINCE GREG : A CHRONICLE 1950-1985.

Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press for the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, (1987). First edition. Three essays from “Studies in Bibliography”, providing an overview of development (and not a little controversy) in the theory and practice of textual criticism.
Medium 8vo (23cm). (xii),154,[x]pp. Original wrappers; very good.

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TARG, William, 1907-1999 – editor : BIBLIOPHILE IN THE NURSERY : A BOOKMAN’S TREASURY OF COLLECTORS’ LORE ON OLD AND RARE CHILDREN’S BOOKS.

TARG, William, 1907-1999 – editor : BIBLIOPHILE IN THE NURSERY : A BOOKMAN’S TREASURY OF COLLECTORS’ LORE ON OLD AND RARE CHILDREN’S BOOKS.

Cleveland & New York : World Publishing Co., (1957). First edition. A presentation copy, inscribed, signed and dated (1957) by Bill Targ. Essays by Richard Altick, Jacob Blanck, Marchette Chute, F. J. Harvey Darton, August Derleth, Iona and Peter Opie, Ellery Queen, Vincent Starrett, and other cognoscenti on various aspects of children’s books and their collecting – “with emphasis on the great rarities, classics, and highspots”.
Medium 8vo (25cm). (508),[iv]pp. Plates. Facsimiles. Original cloth; very good in a sunned and lightly tanned, but otherwise good dust-jacket.

£40

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TAYLOR, Robert H. (Robert Hill), 1908-1985 & LIEBERT, Herman W. (Herman Wardwell), 1911-1994 : AUTHORS AT WORK : AN ADDRESS DELIVERED BY ROBERT H. TAYLOR AT THE OPENING OF AN EXHIBITION OF LITERARY MANUSCRIPTS AT THE GROLIER CLUB TOGETHER WITH A CATALOGUE OF THE EXHIBITION BY HERMAN W. LIEBERT AND FACSIMILES OF MANY OF THE EXHIBITS.

TAYLOR, Robert H. (Robert Hill), 1908-1985 & LIEBERT, Herman W. (Herman Wardwell), 1911-1994 : AUTHORS AT WORK : AN ADDRESS DELIVERED BY ROBERT H. TAYLOR AT THE OPENING OF AN EXHIBITION OF LITERARY MANUSCRIPTS AT THE GROLIER CLUB TOGETHER WITH A CATALOGUE OF THE EXHIBITION BY HERMAN W. LIEBERT AND FACSIMILES OF MANY OF THE EXHIBITS.

New York : Grolier Club, 1957. First edition : limited to 750 copies. A handsome legacy of the 1955 Grolier Club exhibition – the well-known book-collector Taylor’s entertaining address – plus Liebert’s catalogue of seventy-one important manuscripts (arranged chronologically from John Locke to Dylan Thomas) – many of them reproduced in facsimile.
Demy 4to (29cm). [ii],(58),[iv]pp. Plates. Original blue cloth; top edge red; a few edge-sots, but very good copy in the dust-jacket – the jacket lightly used, slightly marked and a little scuffed.

£25

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TODD, William B. (William Burton), 1919-2011 : NEW ADVENTURES AMONG OLD BOOKS : AN ESSAY IN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY BIBLIOGRAPHY.

TODD, William B. (William Burton), 1919-2011 : NEW ADVENTURES AMONG OLD BOOKS : AN ESSAY IN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY BIBLIOGRAPHY.

Lawrence : University of Kansas Libraries, 1958. First edition. Todd with a plea for more (and more rigorous) work on the eighteenth century – with a lucid analysis of the particular pitfalls and problems of the period. University of Kansas Publications, Library Series No. 4.
Post 8vo (21cm). [iv],(34),[ii]pp. Original stapled wrappers; staples very lightly rusted, some very minor wear, but a very good copy.

£10

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TODD, William B. (William Burton), 1919-2011 : THE WHITE HOUSE TRANSCRIPTS : AN ENQUIRY INTO REPETITIVE TYPING CANCELLATIONS, AND OTHER BIBLIOGRAPHICAL PHENOMENA.

TODD, William B. (William Burton), 1919-2011 : THE WHITE HOUSE TRANSCRIPTS : AN ENQUIRY INTO REPETITIVE TYPING CANCELLATIONS, AND OTHER BIBLIOGRAPHICAL PHENOMENA.

Austin : for Private Circulation, 1974. First edition : one of a small number of copies printed for Todd’s friends and colleagues. A presentation copy, inscribed to the late Barry Bloomfield and signed by Bill Todd. An amusing but appalling “bibliographical excursion” – a searching and forensic analysis of the Watergate transcripts, demonstrating patterns of typing and word deletions, how much material was altered or suppressed, etc.
Medium 8vo (24cm). 30,[ii]pp. Original stapled wrappers; staples slightly rusted; lightly bruised and slightly creased, but a good copy.

£25

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WAKEMAN, Geoffrey, 1926-1987 : ASPECTS OF VICTORIAN LITHOGRAPHY : ANASTATIC PRINTING AND PHOTOZINCOGRAPHY.

WAKEMAN, Geoffrey, 1926-1987 : ASPECTS OF VICTORIAN LITHOGRAPHY : ANASTATIC PRINTING AND PHOTOZINCOGRAPHY.

Wymondham : Brewhouse Press, 1970. First edition : limited to 250 numbered copies. Wakeman on the development of these sophisticated nineteenth-century methods of printing facsimiles.
Pott folio (30cm). (64)pp. Illustrations, tipped-in specimens, facsimiles. Original morocco-backed patterned boards by Trevor Hickman; a little bowed; mild spotting of top edge, but a very good copy.

£50

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WOLFF, Robert Lee, 1915-1980 : NINETEENTH-CENTURY FICTION : A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CATALOGUE BASED ON THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT LEE WOLFF.

WOLFF, Robert Lee, 1915-1980 : NINETEENTH-CENTURY FICTION : A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL CATALOGUE BASED ON THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT LEE WOLFF.

Mansfield (CT) : Maurizio Martino, [1993]. A convenient facsimile reprint in two smaller format volumes of the original five volume set published between 1981 and 1986 : limited to 325 copies. The full catalogue of one of the great collections of Victorian fiction, neatly complementing Sadleir, and similarly a standard and indispensible work.
Two volumes (24cm). Medium 8vo. xxxvi,(332), viii,(326),[ii]; viii,(300), viii,298, viii,(230)pp. Plates. Portrait. Facsimiles. Apology slip relating to a slight error in the lettering on the binding. Original cloth; a very good set.

£125

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WOOLMER, J. Howard (James Howard), 1929- : A CHECKLIST OF THE HOGARTH PRESS : 1917-1946.

WOOLMER, J. Howard (James Howard), 1929- : A CHECKLIST OF THE HOGARTH PRESS : 1917-1946.

Revere : Woolmer / Brotherson, (1986). Second and definitive edition. An enlarged and revised version of the original 1976 publication. The standard work, a full bibliography of the press, together with a short history by Mary E. Gaither.
Medium 8vo (24cm). (xxxvi),250,[ii]pp. Illustrations. Original cloth; lightly bruised, but a very good, clean and sound copy in a lightly sunned dust-jacket.

£25

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