(The Colophon) About printing in pre-union days; William Parks: Virginia printer in the 1690's; on the "first American" Queen Mab; Alexander Anderson: a printer; Story of Dickens' anonymous Lord Bateman ballad & aftermath; an anonumous Dickens ballad; Emil Ganso wood engraving.
New York: The Colophon, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Virginia printer William Parks struggles & partly overcomes a ban on printing in the 1690's; Charles Dickens tries to remaon anonymous as... #28979
(The Colophon) Christopher Morley; Carl Van Vechten; Carolyn Wells; Michael Sadleir; Horace Walpole's Library; Howard Cook woodcut "Paris Street".
New York: The Colophon, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. "The Eighth Sin" by Christopher Morley; Van Vechten's "Notes for an Autobiography"; Oscar Lewis on the California school of printing; Essay on... #28952
(The Colophon) Collecting Walter Scott; the Unicorn in early prints; Harriet Martineau; Mather collection in Cleveland; Hoover's Agricola; Earl Horter aquatint: "Bookshop".
New York: The Colophon, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. On collecting Sir Walter Scott; H. Martineau: deaf bluestocking; te Unicorn in early books & prints; Mather collection; on Herbert Hoover's translation... #28973
(The Colophon) Collecting Whitman; on Andersen's Fairy Tales; D.H. Lawrence & his critics; a Don Freeman drawing; Random but rewarding findings of a literary researcher; Arents' collection of English illustrators; A Paul Landacre woodcut: "Campers".
New York: The Colophon, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. Carolyn Wells on collecting Whitman; L. C. Powell on D.H. Lawrence & his critics; some of the earliest H.C. Andersen tales were..... #28976
(The Colophon) Frank Hogan's Library; on some tramp printers; Nathaniel & Elizabeth Hawthorne: editors; on some scandalous & bawdy literature; Jewett's Deephaven; the Shakespeare-Bacon case; Thomas Nason woodcut.
New York: The Colophon, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Nathaniel & Elizabeth Hawthorne as editors; "Naughty, Naughty!": a brief retrospective of bawdy and censored literature; Bibliography of Bacon-Shakespeare controversy; Jewett's Deephaven... #28978
(The Colophon) George Washington; John Carter on bindings; Shakespeare's first editor; Observations on modern firsts; On book titles; Signed Hutson litho "Gardenia".
New York: The Colophon, 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. On illustrations in Parson Weems' Washington; origins of publisher's cloth bindings; Hergesheimer bibliography; Carolyn Wells; Lydenberg's observations on modern firsts. Signed Victoria... #28946
(The Colophon) Lady Isabel Burton; A Thoreau Fact-Book; Encyclopedia Britannica first edition; Aldine ed. of British Poets; A partial chronology of Emily Dickinson's poems; Hechenbleikner woodcut" "Piete".
New York: The Colophon, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Lady Burton, unusual wife; some odd facts about Thoreau; first edition of the famed Encyclopedia Britannica; imprint collection; Aldine British poet editions;... #28972
(The Colophon) On unenduring fame; unearthing Rossetti's poems; Stephen Foster; Thomas Moore; A planned sketchbook by Longfellow; Stephen Vincent Benet; on collecting quirks; Charles Smith Woodcut.
New York: The Colophon, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Reflections on unenduring fame prompted by Elizabeth Akers; "The Sixth Man" - an essay by Benet; exhuming Rossetti's poems; Stephen Fosteriana; about... #28974
(The Colophon) Robert Burns forgeries; Walt Whitman; Mark Twain letter; a Theocritus by Aldine; Ganso litho "The Bathers".
New York: The Colophon, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Walt Whitman's visit to the Shakers; Alias Kent by Hogarth, Jr.; "Antique" Smith's Robert Burns forgeries; Ganso litho "The Bathers". One of... #28945
(The Colophon) Rollo on "Rollo"; on Early American Book Auctions; Houghton's collection of American drawings; on O.W. Holmes; Philadelphiana; some "historic" bibles; the unknown Thomas Nast; Nice woodcut of a cat ("Tabby") by McEntee.
New York: The Colophon, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Rollo G. Silver on "Rollo" first editions; "Thomas Nast as we don't know him" by Kouwenhoven; a phrenological reading of autocrat O.W.... #28977
(The Colophon) Vincent Starrett; Dorothy Sayers; Henry Adams; Oscar Lewis; James McNeill Whistler; Hans Floethe linoleum block.
New York: The Colophon, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Starrett on Robert Lewis Stevenson; on a highly artistic will drafted by Whistler; Stanley Morison on American penmanship; the Maria Monk affair... #28944