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A Bibliography of the Strawberry Hill Press

by Hazen, A.T

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Used - Top edge duststained, otherwise near Very Good in a dustwrapper which is chipped and torn with slight loss
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1942
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Yale University Press, New Haven, first edition, 1942. Cloth, large 8vo,. xxxiv, 300 pp, frontispiece plate. 135 entries. From the blurb - "This records and describes all the books and fugitive pieces printed at Walpole's Press, and identifies numerous variants. An integral part of the bibliography is the record of the many unacknowledged reprints by Walpole's printer, Thomas Kirgate,… Read more about this item
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Horace Walpole and the Strawberry Hill Press, 1757-1789

by Havens, M.A

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Used - Front hinge slightly pulled, spine and spine-label darkened, otherwise Good. Spare spine-label tipped-in at end
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Limited edition of 300 copies, printed on hand-made apaper
Published
1901
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Parchment-backed boards, paper spine-label, marbled endpapers, small 8vo, 20 cm,
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Kirgate Press, Canton, first edition, 1901. Limited edition of 300 copies, printed on hand-made apaper. Parchment-backed boards, paper spine-label, marbled endpapers, small 8vo, 20 cm,. 86 pp, 2 plates, 8 facs. From the text: "In his 'Short Notes on My Life' Walpole records June 25, 1757 as the date of the establishment of the Strawberry Hill press.… Read more about this item
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A Bibliography of the Strawberry Hill Press, with A Record of the Prices at Which Copies Have Been Sold, Including a New Supplement. Together with A Bibliography and Census of the Detached Pieces, by A. T. Hazen and J. P. Kirby

by Hazen, A.T. ; Kirby, J.P

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Used - Top edge slightly dust-stained, otherwise Near Very Good in a slightky faded dustwrapper with minor edgewear
Published
1973
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Cloth, 4to,
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Dawsons of Pall Mall, Folkestone, revised edition, 1973. Cloth, 4to,. xxxiv, 300 pp. 135 entries. From the blurb: "This records and describes all the books and fugitive pieces printed at Walpole's Press, and identifies numerous variants. An integral part of the bibliography is the record of many acknowledged reprints by Walpole's printer, Thomas Kirkgate, ranging from Gray's Odes to… Read more about this item
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A History of the Marlborough College Press, 1934-1984

by Russell, R. ; Griffin, P. ; Stanley, J. ; Vacher, P. and others

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Used - Copy No. VII. Spine slightly darkened, some blemishes to leather small scuffs and indentations) and area of slight darkening to
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One of 20 specially-bound copies in full morocco, from an editio
Published
1984
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Original blue morocco, gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, 29 cm,
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9780904845761
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Whittington Press, Andoversford, first edition, 1984. One of 20 specially-bound copies in full morocco, from an edition limited to 220. Original blue morocco, gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, 29 cm,. 51 pp. tipped-in specimens, 2 facsimile broadsides in pocket at end. From the introduction: "The Marlborough College Press was founded in 1934 and this account marks its… Read more about this item
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A History of the Marlborough College Press, 1934-1984

by Russell, R. ; Griffin, P. ; Stanley, J. ; Vacher, P. and others

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Used - Copy No. 10. Fine
Edition
Limited edition, this being one of 200 ordinary copies from the
Published
1984
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Quarter-cloth and patterned-paper boards, 4to, 29 cm
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9780904845754
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Whittington Press, Andoversford, first edition, 1984. Limited edition, this being one of 200 ordinary copies from the total edition of 220. Quarter-cloth and patterned-paper boards, 4to, 29 cm. 51 pp. tipped-in specimens, 2 facsimile broadsides in pocket at end. From the introduction: "The Marlborough College Press was founded in 1934 and this account marks its jubilee. It has… Read more about this item
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The Malvern Hills College Press, 1974-79 : a bibliography

by Colverson, S. ; Malvern Hills College Press

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Used - Copy No. 4. Slightly creased, small mark to front wrapper otherwise Very Good
Edition
Limited edition of 100 numbered copies
Published
1979
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Printed wrappers, 8vo, 30 cm,
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Malvern Hills College Press, n.p., first edition, 1979. Limited edition of 100 numbered copies. Printed wrappers, 8vo, 30 cm,. [4] pp. From the introduction - "This is a complete bibliography of all projects printed at the Malvern Hills College Press between 1974-9. Each project was completed during a weekend by amateur printers from all walks of life, under… Read more about this item
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The Middle Hill Press. A Checklist of the Horblit Collection of Books, Tracts, Leaflets, and Broadsides printed by Sir Thomas Phillipps

by Holzenberg, E

Condition
Used - With two booklabels of Edward J. Law. Very Good
Edition
One of 500 ordinary copies from a limited edition of 550
Published
1997
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Printed wrappers , gilt cover device, 8vo,
ISBN
9780910672207
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Grolier Club, New York, first edition, 1997. One of 500 ordinary copies from a limited edition of 550. Printed wrappers , gilt cover device, 8vo,. xxxv, 182 pages. 555 entries. A complete and detailed bibliography of 555 items printed at the Middle Hill Press (1819-1872). With a Preface by G. Thomas Tanselle. From the foreword: "..Harrison D. Horblit ..… Read more about this item
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The Officina Bodoni, Montagnola, Verona: Books Printed by Giovanni Mardersteig on the Hand Press, 1923-1977

by Barr, J

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Used - An ex-library copy with a sticker taped around the spine, a large label and stamp on the front inside wrapper, and a stamp with
Published
1978
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Printed patterned wrappers, 4to, 25 cm,
ISBN
9780714103983
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British Library, London, first edition, 1978. Printed patterned wrappers, 4to, 25 cm,. 96 pp, ills (some colour). 98 entries. Catalogue of an exhibition held in the King's Library, British Library Reference Division, 9 August-22 October 1978. "The Officina Bodoni, the distinguished private press founded and operated by Giovanni Mardersteig (1892-1977), has over the last half century produced books of… Read more about this item
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The Vale Press : Charles Ricketts, a publisher in earnest

by Watry, M.M

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Used - Near Fine in a dustwrapper which has a chip and creasing to the foot of the front panel
Published
2004
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Cloth, 4to,
ISBN
9781584560722
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Oak Knoll Press, New Castle / British Library, London, first edition, 2004. Cloth, 4to,. xxiv, 266 pp, 8 pp of colour plates, numerous ills. From the blurb: "As a typographer, publisher, and wood engraver Charles Ricketts (1866-1931) was a versatile and innovative practitioner who exerted a powerful influence on the development of modern book design. The Vale Press… Read more about this item
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The Whittington Press : A Bibliography 1982-1993. [1 of 28 copies, "A" issue ]

by Butcher, D. ; Randle, J. ; Macgregor, M

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Used - Copy number ix. Fine set in publisher's solander box, which is a trifle rubbed and with minor marks to its spine-panel
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One of 28 copies (the "A" de luxe issue) from an editi
Published
1996
Binding
Inlaid Oasis leathers with a separate portfolio of ephemera, 34 cm, solander case,
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9781854280299
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Whittington Press, Risbury, first edition, de luxe 'A' issue, 1996. One of 28 copies (the "A" de luxe issue) from an edition of 380. Inlaid Oasis leathers with a separate portfolio of ephemera, 34 cm, solander case,. 179, [86] pp, ills (some colour),specimen pages. The most desirable of the various forms in which this fine bibliography was issued,… Read more about this item
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The Tragara Press, 1954-1979 : A Bibliography

The Tragara Press, 1954-1979 : A Bibliography

by Anderson, A

Condition
Used - Booklabel of the bibliophile A R A Hobson on front pastedown endpaper, Near Fine
Edition
Second impression limited to 60 unnumbered copies
Published
1979
Binding
Cloth-backed boards, black cover-title and decoration, 8vo, 24 cm
ISBN
9780902616547
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Tragara Press, Edinburgh, second impression, 1979. Second impression limited to 60 unnumbered copies. Cloth-backed boards, black cover-title and decoration, 8vo, 24 cm. 21, [2] pp. A bibliography by the founder of the Tragara Press of its publications from 1954. More than a third of the items recorded relate to the 1890s. Booklabel of the bibliophile A R… Read more about this item
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A Bibliography of the Strawberry Hill Press

by Hazen, A.T

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Used - Booklabel of the bibliophile A R A Hobson on front pastedown endpaper, and a carbon copy of an interesting 1943 two-page typescr
Published
1942
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Cloth, large 8vo,
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Yale University Press, New Haven, first edition, 1942. Cloth, large 8vo,. xxxiv, 300 pp, frontispiece plate. 135 entries. From the blurb - "This records and describes all the books and fugitive pieces printed at Walpole's Press, and identifies numerous variants. An integral part of the bibliography is the record of the many unacknowledged reprints by Walpole's printer, Thomas Kirgate,… Read more about this item
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The Printer and the Artist : A Catalogue of Private Press Books & Illustrated Books from the United Kingdom, Europe & America. Catalogue 192. [ Bertram Rota Ltd., bookseller's catalogue, 1974. ]
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The Printer and the Artist : A Catalogue of Private Press Books & Illustrated Books from the United Kingdom, Europe & America. Catalogue 192. [ Bertram Rota Ltd., bookseller's catalogue, 1974. ]

by Bertram Rota Ltd

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Used - Rear wrapper and last few leaves curled, wrappers somewhat darkened, otherwise Good
Published
1974
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Printed wrappers, 8vo, 25 cm,
ISBN
9780854000166
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Bertram Rota Ltd, London, bookseller's catalogue, 1974. Printed wrappers, 8vo, 25 cm,. 154 pp, ills. 1320 items. From the introduction - "The books in this catalogue, mostly drawn from one distinguished private collection, either represent or chronicle developments in the production of fine books in the Western world from 1890 to the present day. They present opportunities for study… Read more about this item
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A Bibliography of Material Relating to Private Presses

by Haas, I

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Used - Corners a trifle bumped with minor wear, otherwise Good
Edition
Limited edition of 250 copies
Published
1937
Binding
Cloth, gilt cover device, 8vo
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The Black Cat Press, Chicago, first edition, 1937. Limited edition of 250 copies. Cloth, gilt cover device, 8vo. xvi, 57, [1] pp. Corners a trifle bumped with minor wear, otherwise Good.
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The Strawberry Hill Press and its printing house : an account and an iconography

by Clarke, S. ; Lewis Walpole Library

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Used - A Presentation Copy inscribed by the author on the title-page (signed 'Stephen'). Fine in Fine dustwrapper
Published
2011
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Cloth, 4to, 27 cm,
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Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University (distributed by Yale University Press), New Haven, first edition, 2011. Cloth, 4to, 27 cm,. 142 pp, ills, (some colour). From the introduction: "I have ..attempted to provide an account of the Press and its achievement, and to put this in the context of the unexpected number of surviving pictures of the Printing House,… Read more about this item
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The Samurai Press, 1906-1909 : A Bibliography. [1 of 26 lettered copies ]

by Woolmer, J.H

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Used - Special copy lettered "C" and with the name Stephen Weissman [of Ximenes Rare Books] on the limitation leaf, which is
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One of 26 copies for members of the Old Book Table", signed
Published
1986
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Cloth, small 8vo, 21 cm,
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9780913506165
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Woolmer/ Brotherson, Revere, first edition, 1986. One of 26 copies for members of the Old Book Table", signed by the author. Cloth, small 8vo, 21 cm,. xix, 70 pp, ills. One of the special copies with limitation leaf, which were presumably all presented by the author. From the blurb - "The Samurai Press was founded in 1906… Read more about this item
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A History of the Gregynog Press

by Harrop, D.A

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Used - Small booklabel of Iain Bain on front pastedown endpaper, Near Fine
Published
1980
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Cloth, blindstamped cover device, folio, 28 cm,
ISBN
9780900002632
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Private Libraries Association, Pinner, first edition, 1980. Cloth, blindstamped cover device, folio, 28 cm,. xv, 266 pp, plates, ills. An interesting account of one of the great British private presses, together with a 28-page bibliography of the books it produced and a handlist of the ephemera. From the introduction: "The two most outstanding features [ of the Gregynog… Read more about this item
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Private Press Books 1963

by Private Libraries Association ; Cave, R. ; Chalmers, D

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Used - Spine a little faded, otherwise Near Very Good
Edition
Limited edition of 1100 copies
Published
1964
Binding
Illustrated printed wrappers, 8vo, 22 cm,
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Private Libraries Association, Pinner, first edition, 1964. Limited edition of 1100 copies. Illustrated printed wrappers, 8vo, 22 cm,. 59 pp, ills, index, ads. The annual journal published by the Private Libraries Association, which forms a continuing checklist and bibliography of fine press books and privately printed books published in the UK, USA and Australia.This volume for 1963 gives… Read more about this item
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The Officina Bodoni, Montagnola, Verona: Books Printed by Giovanni Mardersteig on the Hand Press, 1923-1977

by Barr, J

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Used - Very Good in dustwrapper
Published
1978
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Cloth, 4to, 25 cm,
ISBN
9780714103990
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British Library, London, first edition, 1978. Cloth, 4to, 25 cm,. 96 pp, ills (some colour). 98 entries. Catalogue of an exhibition held in the King's Library, British Library Reference Division, 9 August-22 October 1978. "The Officina Bodoni, the distinguished private press founded and operated by Giovanni Mardersteig (1892-1977), has over the last half century produced books of outstanding quality… Read more about this item
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Fifty Years of Hand-Printing: A Bibliography of the Tragara Press

by Halliwell, S

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
Limited edition of 400 numbered copies
Published
2005
Binding
Cloth, gilt cover-device, 8vo,
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Rivendale Press, High Wycombe, first edition, 2005. Limited edition of 400 numbered copies. Cloth, gilt cover-device, 8vo,. xviii, 174 pp, ills. From the publisher's description: "This bibliography consists of a complete listing of the books printed and published by the Tragara press from 1954 to 2004, including many special and proof copies. Also included are the privately commissioned… Read more about this item
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