Lot 239 of 338:
Nearly complete collection of Hillside Press miniature books  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$720
Estimate:
$1,200 - $1,800

Title:
Nearly complete collection of all titles published by the Hillside Press, lacking only the penultimate publication

Author:

Place:
Franklin, NH; Tilton, NH; and Buffalo, NY

Publisher:
Hillside Press

Date:
1961-1987

Description:

A nearly complete collection of 65 titles published at the Hillside Press of Frank and Eleanor Irwin. Lacking only the 1986 publication, Bliss Carey's "Incunabula."

Includes:

  • Irwin, Frank. Whirligig Id. 1 of 350 copies. (2 copies, one in wrappers, one in cloth backed boards). 1961.
  • Irwin, Frank. Japanese Fairy Tales. 1 of 350 copies. 1962.
  • Cox, Palmer. The Brownies. 1 of 375 copies. 1962.
  • Irwin, Frank. Blocksberg Tryst. 1 of 310 copies. 1963.
  • Grimm's Fairy Tales. 1 of 350 copies. 1963.
  • Diary of John Dee. 1 of 325 copies. 1963.
  • Andersen, H.C. The Nightingale. 1 of 350 copies. (1 of about 100 with printed vellum covers). 1964.
  • Hearn, Lafcadio. Sketches of New Orleans. 1 of 350 copies. 1964.
  • Irwin, Frank. The Centuries of Nostradamus. With dj. 1 of 375 copies. 1964.
  • Blake, William. Prose and Prophecy. 1 of 375 copies. 1964.
  • Thoreau, H.D. Soundings. 1 of 375 copies. 1964.
  • Kieser, Paul. Our Martyred Presidents. 1 of 500 copies. 1965.
  • Bewick's Select Fables. With dj. 1 of 375 copies. 1965.
  • Holbien's Dance of Death. 1 of 375 copies. 1965.
  • Shakespeare, W. Falstaff and His Companions. 1 of 375 copies. 1966.
  • Combs, Tram. briefs. 1 of 425 copies. 1966.
  • Irwin, Frank. The Hillside Press Illustrated Miniatures, 1961-1966. Wrappers. 1966.
  • Irwin, Frank. Nursery Rhymes. 1 of 375 copies. 1967.
  • Andersen, H.C. The Bell. 1 of 210 copies. (2 copies, one in black cloth, one in gilt leather by Bela Blau). 1967.
  • The Famous History of Tom Thumb. 1 of 250 copies. Black leather. 1968.
  • Wedding of the Foxes. 1 of 250 copies. 1968.
  • Irwin, Frank. Sound Track. 1 of 350 copies. 1969.
  • Cinderella. 1 of 250 copies. 1969.
  • Aubrey, John. Miscellanies. 1 of 250 copies. 1969.
  • Cowper, W. Diverting History of John Gilpin. 1 of 250 copies. Red leather. 1970.
  • Florian's Fables. 1 of 250 copies. 1970.
  • Cox, Palmer. Adventures of the Brownies. 1 of 250 copies. 1970.
  • Irwin, Frank. Bibliography of the Hillside Press. 1 of 350 copies. 1971.
  • Irwin, Frank. Chinese Poems. 1 of 250 copies. 1971.
  • Irwin, Frank. Herbal Woodcuts and Legends. 1 of 250 copies. 1971.
  • Herford, Oliver. Miser Elf. 1 of 250 copies. 1972.
  • Bhagvat-Geeta. 1 of 250 copies. 1972.
  • Irwin, Frank. Eastern Fables. 1 of 250 copies. 1973.
  • Jenks, Tudor. The Astrologer's Niece. 1 of 250 copies. 1973.
  • Aesop's Fables. 1 of 250 copies. 1974.
  • Irwin, Frank. Colonial Coins. 1 of 250 copies. 1974.
  • Lang, Andrew. Japanese Bogies. 1 of 250 copies. 1974.
  • Letters of Thomas Jefferson. 1 of 250 copies. 1975.
  • Weber, Francis. Catholica on American Stamps. 1 of 250 copies. 1976.
  • Printer's Marks and Colophons. 1 of 250 copies. 1976.
  • Irwin, Frank. For All We Know. 1 of 300 copies. Leather. 1976.
  • Wade, Blanche. Sky Traveler. 1 of 200 copies. 1977.
  • Nordhoff, Charles. A History of Playing Cards. 1 of 250 copies. 1977.
  • Pyle, Howard. Woman's Wit. 1 of 250 copies. 1978.
  • Irwin, Frank. The Plantin Press. Pictorial cloth. 1 of 325 copies. Leather. 1978.
  • Mother Goose. 1 of 275 copies. 1978.
  • Irwin, Frank, Early Woodcuts and Engravings. 1 of 275 copies. 1978.
  • Herrick, Robert. Hesperides. 1 of 250 copies. 1979.
  • Irwin, Frank. Heraldic Bookplates. 1 of  250 copies. 1979.
  • Twain, Mark. Jim Wolf and the Cats. 1 of 225 copies. 1979.
  • O'Brien, Philip. T.E. Lawrence and Fine Printing. 1 of 375 copies. Regular issue. 1980.
  • Irwin, Eleanor. Bibliography of the Hillside Press, 1971-1980. 1 of 300 copies. 1980.
  • Hunter, Dard. Elbert Hubbard and a Message to Garcia. 1 of 250 copies. 1981.
  • Teasdale, Sara. Stars Tonight. 1 of 350 copies. Cloth. 1982.
  • Johnson, Samuel. The Fountains. 1 of  350 copies. 1982.
  • Irwin, Eleanor. Victor Hammer. 1 of 350 copies. 1982.
  • Hubbard, Elbert. Walt Whitman. 1 of 300 copies. 1983.
  • Mackail, M.J. William Morris. 1 of 275 copies. 1983.
  • Harris, Joel Chandler. Uncle Remus. 1 of 300 copies. 1984.
  • Orcutt, William Dana. The Spell of the Laurenziana Library. 1 of 300 copies. 1985.
  • Rossetti, Dante Gabriel. Hand and Soul. 1 of 250 copies. 1985.
  • Irwin, Eleanor. The Book in History. 1 of 300 copies. 1985.
  • Twain, Mark. Two Stories. 1 of 300 copies. 1986.
  • Filmore, Millard. My Early Life. 1 of 250 copies. 1987.

66 volumes, including variant issues of 2 titles.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Fine.


 
Item number:
282478
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