Lot 149 of 377:
Shelf of 10 fine press & book arts volumes  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$216
$300 - $500

Nine volumes by fine press publishers or related to book arts with a festschrift for Baron Corvo


Various places


Various dates


Highlights include a Commonplace book for Typophiles by Jane Grabhorn, letters from Bruce Rogers, and an edition of Wharton's Ethan Frome designed by Rogers.


  • Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1922. Designed by Bruce Rogers. One of 2,000 copies printed from type.
  • The Songs of Meleager Made into English with Designs by Frederick Baron Corvo. Limited Editions Club, London, [1937]. Pritned at the Chiswick Press.
  • Three Letters from BR EW. The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, Portland ME, 1941. One of 350 copies printed in Centaur & Arrighi types.
  • Catalogue of Books & Manuscripts in the Estelle Doheny Collection Part Two compiled by Lucille V. Miller. [The Ward Ritchie Press], 1946. First Edition.
  • Langley's type charts: showing specimens of some of the types in use at the Euston Press. Langley & Sons.; Euston Press, London, [1955?].
  • A Commonplace Book for Typophiles by Jane Grabhorn. [The Typophiles], San Francisco, 1961. One of 360 copies printed at the Grace Hoper Press. First Edition.
  • Corvo, 1860-1960: A Collection of Essays...edited by Cecil Woolf and Brocard Sewell. Saint Albert's Press, Aylesford, 1961. No. 1 from an edition limited to 300 copies signed by the editors.
  • Bird & Bull Pepper Pot...Prepared with a zestful variety of type faces and served by Henry Morris. Bird & Bull Press, North Hills PA, 1977. First Edition. No. 27 of 250.
  • Letter from Singapore by W. Somerset Maugham. The Associates of the Stanford Libraries, Stanford, 1979. One of 750 copies printed as a keepsake. Two unbound folios with title page in printed folder.
  • ABC of Bookbinding by Jane Greenfield. Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, 2002. Cloth, jacket. 

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