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BOOK MENU

a list of possibilities

an early photograph by Fox Talbot from The Pencil of Nature 1844

 

 

ARTISTS' BOOKS

BRITISH ARTISTS' BOOKS 1970- 83 biblio details

FRENCH ILLUSTRATED BOOKSBOOKS 1895-1945

 

THE TRADE,

SHOP AND LIBRARY

BOOKS FOR SALE, CELEBRATED CATALOGUES

JAMES NICHOLSON, Cambridge Bookseller, engraving after his portrait 1790 detail

THE BOOKSELLERS OF PAUL'S CROSS CHURCHYARD

A CIRCULATING LIBRARY

FRANCIS NOBLE'S CIRCULATING LIBRARY single

A CUSTOMER'S RECEIPT FROM MEUEL'S BOOKSHOP ISLINGTON 1909

COLIN PAGE'S , BRIGHTON BOOKSHOP AUGUST 2016

COLIN PAGE'S , BRIGHTON BOOKSHOP AUGUST 2018 (closing)

HOLLEYMAN & TREACHER
SALE AND DISPLAY

MAGGS BROTHERS 1925
SHELVES AND LIBRARIES
DENT'S AT THE TEMPLE PRESS 1936

MOXON'S POPULAR POETRY LIST C1870

BATSFORD'S NEW LONDON SHOP C1929

QUARITCH'S CENTENARY Catalogue 1947 (history)

WILLIAM OWEN, Bookseller Trade Card single c1750

TALWIN MORRIS AND BLACKIE'S

AWARD CERTIFICATES for deserving students

Then and Now JONATHAN CAPE, Anthology 1935

 

 

ACCESSORIES

GLERNICKE Elastic Homes for Books 1938

A SELECTION OF EX LIBRIS PLATES

MAKING A BOOKPLATE, MARK SEVERIN 1949

A SELECTION OF BOOK PLATES 1963

EX LIBRIS PLATES, John Buckland Wright

BOOK JACKETS, from Hints for Artists by Cecil Trew 1940

titlepage J.G.Zeidler's manual on Book binding

 

TYPES/FORMAT

BOOK VARIANTS

 

COVERS/JACKETS
DEVICES, PRINTERS
BROCHURE COVER DESIGN

PUZZLE BOOK, CUT AND STICK

MOVING BOOKS
TRADE CATALOGUES

VOLVELLES
LITHOGRAPHIC BOOKS
ARRANGING ON A PAGE
THE ART OF THE BOOK 1914

THE COLOURING BOOK, ZOO TIME C1952

THE WONDER PAINT BOOK, C1935

PAINTING BY NUMBERS

STEPS TO SPELLING, JANE HADLOW C1950

MYRIORAMA, A COLLECTION OF MANY THOUSAND LANDSCAPES, Samuel Leigh 1824 assembled narratives

BOOK BINDING TOOLS , sale catalogue

FINE BINDINGS , Penrose Annual 1958

JUDAICA, , prayer leaf and illustrations

A HORN BOOK, found in 1881 at Brasenose (single)

SEARS' STEREOTYPE ORNAMENTS 1825

 

ILLUSTRATION PROCESSES

POCHOIR
PAUL NASH ON...

WOOD ENGRAVING AND CUTS

LINE BLOCK, HALF TONE

COLOUR AND PRINTING

PLOMER, ENGLISH PRINTERS' Ornaments, 1924 (complete)

M.U.SEARS, SPECIMEN OF STEREOTRYPE Ornaments, 1825 (SELECTION)

 

TYPES

GRAPHIC NOVELS
ENCYCLOPEDIA

FLOWER BOOKS
FISH BOOKS
FRUIT BOOKS

19TH C GIFT BOOK (1821)

BROADSIDES, HAROLD MUNRO 1912

INSECT BOOKS
ANNUALS FOR CHILDREN

THE BESTIARY
THE CALENDAR
ALMANACS

HEBRAICA, Text and Image

SOME LITURGICAL BOOKS

BOOKSELLERS' CATALOGUES

STUDIO SPECIAL, MODERN BOOKBINDING 1899/1900

EGERTON'S TRAVELLING LIBRARY 1613

 

IMPRINTS PRINTERS

LADYBIRD BOOKS
INSEL VERLAG BOOKS

ARIEL POEMS
THE KELMSCOTT PRESS
LIVRE DE DEMAIN (20 TITLES)

CHAPMAN AND MYLER, EARLY SCOTTISH IMPRINT 1508

CLOWES OF LONDON, promotional brochure

GOLDEN COCKERELL PRESS, three brochures 1936-1957

A FEW FUTURIST PUBLICATIONS Sotheby's 1990

WIRKEND DAS BUCH (Acting on the Bookk) Werner Klemke 

 

PUBLIC LIBRARIES

TRONDHEIM NEW LIBRARY , Peter Blake and Christine Hawley 1979

PRIVATE LIBRARIES

Pepys' Library, a Guide

Humboldt's Library

Old Gold Cigarettes

Chess in the Library, Calvert Whiskey 1944

Correct again, Noah Webster

ARTICLES

SCANDINAVIAN BOOKMAKING IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

THE ART OF THE BOOK JACKET
STENCIL ILLUSTRATION 1930, BLISS

KING PENGUINS 1949
IDENTITY VALUE IN PAPERBACKS 1963
HANDBOOK OF TYPE AND ILLUSTRATION, John Lewis 1956

MONOTYPE RECORDER, 1936, The Penguin Books standardised

DESIGNING BOOK JACKETS, GREGORY BROWN 1934
DESMOND FLOWER, The Paper-Back, Its Past, Present and Future 1959

BRITISH ROMANTIC BOOK ILLUSTRATION 1943-1955 (1963)

indicative spreads from Diana Klemin, The Illustrated Book,Ruth Gannett, Jacques, Reisman, Simone, Weight, Kauffer, Kingman, Gnoli, Robb etc

EPIGRAMS ABOUT BOOKS, from Pisanus Fraxi, 1878

 

ODDBALLS FROM MY COLLECTION

LELAND'S ITINERARY, Volume 7 1740, and the page format challenged.( Link to Tristram Shandy)
A BOOK OF STAINS (Photo-Colour c1958)

THE ROYCROFT SHOP
SEWING SAMPLE BOOK (now complete)

 

 

 

SINGLE IMAGES

GASCOIGNE PRESENTING HIS BOOK TO THE QUEEN (ELIZABETH)

A DUTCH BOOKBINDER C1830
BOOKBINDING 1762

A TRAVELLING LIBRARY C1812
CHINESE TAXED BOOK
PART PUBLICATION, DICKENS

GREAT BOOKS ADVERTISEMENT JAN 1965

Stanley Anderson, Gleaners (Book Stall) , tempera before 1924

SILENCE, the issue desk from Brighton Public Library (CM photo)

J.D.Schumacher, St Petersburg Academy, Academy of Sciences 1741, stately shelving

The Alan Thomas Library Sale Catalogue, three huge boxes of unsorted manuscripts from the Phillipps Collection

 

 

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