Edited by the Rev. Josiah Forshall, and Sir Frederic Madden. Reprinted from Oxford University Press, 1850. 4to. 4 vols. lxiv, 687, 888, 897, 749, (ii)pp. Original pictorial cloth, slightly rubbed, and spotted on edges.
N.Y., / Ams Press, / 1992 / ¥70000
Large 8vo. 4 vols. Numerous illus. Original wr. bound in cloth, slightly worn.
Paris, / L. Cartret, / 1924-28. / ¥60000
Codices Vaticanis Selecti Qvam Simillime Expressi Ivssv Ioannis Pavlipp II Consilio et Opera Cvratorvm Bibliothecae Vaticanae Volvmen L. Facsimile ed. Folio. 39 x 26cm. 524, 100pp. Laten text and Japanese commentary. Limited to 600 copies, this is no. 267.
Tokyo & Zurich, / Iwanami shoten & Belser, / 1983 / ¥280000
Diderot (D.) & D'Alembert (M.)
Reprint ed. Folio. 12 vols. Numerous illus. on plates, stained on 3 plates and torn on 1 plate margin, not effect on any illus. Original decorated cloth, slightly faded on edges.
Parma, / Franco Maria Ricci Editore, / 1970 / ¥100000
Jean Grolier and Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, their Books and Bindings. 4to. xix, 275pp. Color frontispiece. 86 photo illus. Original cloth, very slightly worn. Dust jacket.
Cambridge, / Cambridge University Press, / 1999 / ¥20000
Hunersdorff (R. von) & Hasenkamp (H.G.)
A Guide to the Literature on Coffee. Introduction by R.S. Hattox. Large 4to. 2 vols. xviii, 831, 832-1687pp. Numerous text-illus., some in color. Original cloth, very slightly worn. Dust jacket. Limited to 1200 copies. With slipcase. A fine set.
London, / Hunersdorff, / 2002 / ¥189000
Kelmscott Press. Morris (W.)
A Morality.Large 4to. (i), 90, (i)pp. 2 full-page illus. designed by E. Burne-Jones and engraved on wood by W.H. Hooper. Decorative woodcut borders and initials. Printed in black, red, and blue in Troy and Chaucer types. Original full limp vellum, with silk ties, slightly worn otherwise good. Ex-libris put on front end-paper. With slipcase. Limited to 308 copies of which this is one of 300 on paper. Peterson A 52. Spariling 52
Hammersmith, / Kelmscott Press, / 1897 / ¥600000
Kelmscott Press. Morris (W.)
Which Has Been also Called the Land of Living Men or The Acre of the Undying. 8vo. 188pp. Printed with Golden type. Initials and borders by W. Morris and engraved by W.H. Hooper. Original full limp vellum, with washleather ties, renewed, spine lightly soiled and rubbed, boards slightly bowed, bookplate. With slipcase. Limited to 206 copies of which this is one of 200 on paper. Peterson A 1
Hammersmith, / Kelmscott Press, / 1891 / ¥550000
Kelmscott Press. Peterson (W.S.)
A History of William Morris's Typographical Adventure. 4to. xiv, 372pp. Frontispiece. 97 illus. Original cloth, very slightly spotted on top edge. Dust jacket.
Berkeley, / University of California Press, / 1991 / ¥12000
Kelmscott Press. Spenser (E.)
Conteyning Twelve Aeglogues, Proportionable to the Twelve Monethes. 8vo. 98pp. 12 wood-engraved illus. after designs by A.J. Gaskin. Printed in red & black in Golden Type. Original holland-backed blue paper boards, slightly worn. Peterson A 44
Hammersmith, / The Kelmscott Press, / 1896 / ¥550000
58.2 x 40.2cm. Large illuminated initial "V" painted in burnished gold infilled with geometric shapes with inscription in centre: S. FRANCI. O. P. (Sancti Francisci Ora Pro Nobis). The initial within a square frame of green and red and a background of maiblumen style decoration. 6 lines of square musical notation on red four-line staves. Below the initial a design of mauve and blue and mauve flowers on green stems, surround by gold bezants.
Tuscany, / , / ,c.1480. / ¥250000
Martin (H.-J.) & Chartier (R.)
Tome I: Le livre conquerant. Du Moyen Age au milieu du XVIIe siecle. Tome II: Le livre triomphant 1660-1830. Tome III: Le temps des editeurs. Du Romantisme a la Belle Epoque. Tome IV: Le livre concurrence 1900-1950. 4to. 4 vols. 194 color plates. Numerous text-illus. Original boards, very slightly worn. Dust jacket.
Paris, / Promodis, / 1983-86. / ¥60000
Millar (G.) & Litt (D.)
Two Plates in Colour and One Hundred and Eighty-Three in Monochrome from the Additional Manuscript 42130 in the British Museum. Folio. 61pp. Color frontispiece. 184 plates, 1 in color. Original cloth, slightly worn.
London, / Bernard Quaritch Ltd, / 1932 / ¥80000
Edited by Geoffrey Holme. Large 4to. xii, 34, (ii) pp. 107 plates, some in color, chipped-in. Original pictorial cloth, rubbed. Limited to 1500 copies, this is No. 529.
London, / The Studio Limited, / 1924 / ¥12000