North America

  • # 19644

    YAU, John; GIMBLETT, Max; HINES, Tobin

    Double-headed creature features

    Athens, GA : Makeshift Press, 2001. Folio (448 mm tall), wooden boards, cloth spine, illustration on upper board, pp. [12], printed letterpress (the binding and printing by Tobin Hines), text by John Yau, original drawing by Max Gimblett, five original linocuts by Hines based on drawings by Gimblett, printed accordian style with closed spine. Limited …

  • # 19645

    Lead, tin & antimony. A specimen of types held in cases or cast fresh at the Greenboathouse Press.

    Vernon, B.C. : Greenboathouse Press, 2016. Quarto, quarter-leather over papered boards, slipcase, pp. [52] printed letterpress, typographical specimen printing. Limited to 45 copies plus 10 deluxe versions with an additional suite of prints, this is the standard edition. Prospectus loosely enclosed. “Since setting up to print letterpress in 2008, a few hundred cases of type have …

  • # 19643

    LONEY, Alan (1940 - ); GIMBLETT, Max (1935 - )

    Mondrian’s flowers

    New York : Granary Books, 2002. Folio, lettered red cloth, exposed binding, cloth slipcase, pp. [60], printed letterpress, illustrated with monoprints and watercolour. ‘I am committed to the Buddhist idea of the ‘not self’ and in that sense, I try to suspend judgment, and ‘float.’ – Max Gimblett This project, which takes inspiration from Piet …

  • # 19640

    LONEY, Alan (1940 - )

    Orpheus the stutterer : a poetics of silence

    Colorado Springs : The Press at Colorado College, 2013. Folio, papered boards with exposed binding, letterpress printed from photopolymer plates & collagraph, hand-colored with acrylic ink wash. Roman and italic text set in the Lirico typeface (designed  by Hendrik Weber), with Greek text in Neohellenic (produced by the Greek Font Society). Limited edition of 40 …

  • # 19642

    WAGENER, Richard

    Cracked sidewalks

    Sherman Oaks, California : Mixolydian Editions, 2006. Octavo, quarter-cloth over papered boards by John DeMerritt, title label to spine, pp. [72], printed letterpress, composed and cast in Monotype Dante, printed on Rives Heavyweight paper, four wood engraved plates. Limited to 65 copies of which 25 are deluxe editions, this is one of the standard editions. …

  • # 19641

    BLY, Robert

    The indigo bunting. 15 love poems.

    Foreword by Thomas R. Smith, wood engravings by Keith Cranmer. Santa Rosa, CA: Nawakum Press. 2010. Tall octavo, case bound with burnt orange Cave paper over boards, and quarter bound in dark brown Italian book cloth with paper label on the spine, housed in a slipcase of Italian book cloth, pp. 32. ‘Robert Bly is …

  • # 19120

    William Randolph Hearst : a new appraisal (signed copy)

    New York : Hastings House, 1955. Octavo, quarter cloth over papered boards, dustjacket (edges rubbed), pp. x; 325, photographic plates. Signed and inscribed by W. R. Hearst Jr., the business man’s son, to the endpaper.

  • # 18775

    WYLD, James

    Map of the West India & Bahama Islands, with the adjacent coasts of Yucatan, Honduras, Caracas &c.

    London : James Wyld, 1872. Engraved map with original hand colouring, dissected and laid on linen, 585 x 835 mm, marbled cards.

  • # 19038

    Marijuana. Answers for young people and parents

    [Toronto] : Addiction Research Foundation / Fondation de la recherche sur la toxicomanie, 1984 (1989 printing). Octavo, printed wrappers, pp. 32. On October 17, 2018, marijuana use will become legal across all of Canada. This guide to the drug from the 1980s shows the marked transformation in public opinion over the last thirty years.

  • # 19027

    Canada 150 1867 – 2017

    [Canada] : Oakhill Pond Press, 2017. Letterpress card folder with three bookmarks, printed letterpress on July 1st 2017 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canadian independence, each with a historical Canadian stamp, together with another small letterpress card commemorating independence. Canadian private press ephemera celebrating nationhood.

  • # 19040

    LENZ, Ellis Christian

    King Buff

    Akron, Ohio : The Saalfield Publishing Company, 1937. Large quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. [20], illustrated. Children’s story about Buffalo Bill.

  • # 19256

    [DE SUZE, Jose]

    Little folks’ Trinidad

    A short descriptive, historical, and geographical account of the island. Compiled expressly for use in the schools of the colony. Port-of-Spain : Davidson & Todd, 1901. Octavo, lettered green cloth, manuscript outline map of Trinidad facing title page, pp. viii; 9 – 136. Rare Trinbagonian imprint, the first edition of 1901, the same year education …

  • # 19052

    CASTILLO, Bernal Diaz Del

    The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico 1517-1521

    Edited from the only exact copy of the original manuscript by Genaro Garcia; translated, with introduction and notes, by A.P. Maudsley; illustrated by Miguel Covarrubias; with a new introduction by Harry Block. New York : The Limited Editions Club, 1942. Quarto, tree calf, contrasting morocco title labels, worn slipcase, pp. xxii; 263, illustrations. Limited to …

  • # 18770


    London : Edward Stanford, s.n. (c. 1910). Folding map, printed in colour (530 x 640 mm), linen backed, inset map of The West Indies, paper title labels. London Atlas Map series.

  • # 18849

    WENDT, Frank

    Australian Aborigines from North Queensland in R.A. Cunningham’s second touring company, New York, early 1894.

    New York : Frank Wendt, [1894]. Albumen print photograph, cabinet card format (105 x 163 mm, mount), recto imprinted in gold lettering at left hand margin ‘Australian Boomerang Throwers. Frank Wendt, Photo. Artist, New York’; the albumen print with some very light surface rubbing, else fine; verso blank. There are very few known photographic images …

  • # 18557


    Photographic portrait of John W. Erwin, civil engineer and prominent citizen of Hamilton, Ohio, circa 1878.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 105 x 64 mm (mount), verso with contemporary caption in ink ‘John W. Erwin’ and imprint of ‘Whitehead’s Art Gallery, Rumple’s Building, Hamilton, O.’; a strong albumen print in very good condition (a couple of small ink spots), the mount clean. Engineer and philanthropist John W. Erwin (1808-1889) …