Our first miniature book list in several years, this e-catalogue includes featured items ranging from the Alembic Press’s handsome Te Deum Laudamus to a 19th-century octagonal manuscript Koran, highlighted in gold and housed in a silver box. We also produced a second list of over 100 miniature books priced below $200, which can be viewed here.
The following list contains a cross-section of works from both the Arion Press and the Limited Editions Club.
In conjunction with the Bromer Gallery show "Goldman and Lee: Shadow and Color," we also have a small exhibit of woodcut books and prints on view in our book showroom. This group contains items from many of our specialty areas, including children's books, early examples of printing, both as complete works and incorporated into leaf books, and books and prints by fine presses, from a Pre-Raphaelite-inspired Dutch title, to two deluxe editions of David Esslemont's publications, Chili Recipe and Pizza from Scratch.
There is something undeniably magical about opening a book with elements that move or change thanks to clever paper engineering. With that in mind, we present the following fine selection of recently acquired movable and pop-up books with a pleasure bordering on that of a child receiving one of these as a gift. Featured in this e-catalogue are books, toys, and cards produced between the 19th and 21st centuries by notable publishers and paper engineers, such as Dean & Son, A. Capendu, and Vojtech Kubasta.
Heading into the heart of summer, the swelter of August just ahead, we present a small diversion in the form of the last in our series of short lists highlighting a diverse selection of moderately-priced new acquisitions. Some of the notable items in this latest group are: a 19th-century English history game originally sold to benefit women prisoners; an erotic story set among the Amish, illustrated by Mahlon Blaine; a catalogue of Art-Deco jewelry issued by a noted Belgian jeweler and illustrated by an American artist; and a French anti-fascist children’s book.
With summer just peering from around the corner, we continue our ongoing series of e-catalogues featuring moderately-priced new acquisitions from across our subject specialties. From alphabets to papermaking, we hope you will find something here that is as irresistible as a warm, dry, sunny day.