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Auction Description for Freeman's: Fine Books
Auction Description:
Fine Books

Fine Books

(665 Lots)

by Freeman's

Platinum House

665 lots | 11 with images

May 31, 2007

1808 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA, 19103 USA

Phone: +1 215.563.9275

Fax: +1 215.563.8236

Email: Info@freemansauction.com

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Lot 1: 6 vols. Books on Books & Related Collectibles: Hudson, Derek. Arthur Rackham: His Life and Work. London: Heinemann, (1974). 2nd ptg.

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Description: 6 vols. Books on Books & Related Collectibles: Hudson, Derek. Arthur Rackham: His Life and Work. London: Heinemann, (1974). 2nd ptg. 4to, orig. green cloth; light edge wear, d/j (minor wear). Frontis. portrait, mounted color plates, other illus. Includes descriptive bibliography. * Holland, William; Congdon-Martin, Douglas. The Collectible Maxfield Parrish. Atglen, Pa.: Schiffer, (1993). 4to, orig. blue cloth, d/j. Color illus. Minor wear. * Lotman, Jeff. Animation Art, The Early Years, 1911-1953. Atglen, Pa.: Schiffer, (1995). 4to, orig. black cloth, d/j. Color illus. Minor wear. * Heide, Robert; Gilman, John. Disneyana: Classic Collectibles, 1928-1958. New York: Hyperion, (1994). 1st ed. 4to, orig. inlaid silver foil; slightly scuffed. Color illus. * Colfield, Jack. William Faulkner: The Colfield Collection. Oxford, Mississippi: Yoknapatawpha Press, (1978). 4to, orig. brown cloth, d/j. Illus. Light wear. * Bearman, Frederick A., et al. Fine and Historic Bookbindings from The Folger Shakespeare Library. [Washington]; [New York]: Abrams, (1992). Sm. folio, orig. brown cloth, d/j. Illus. Light wear.

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Lot 2: 9 vols. (3 wrappers.) Bookbinding & The Care of Books: Blades, William. The Enemies of Books. London: E. Stock, 1888....

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Description: 9 vols. (3 wrappers.) Bookbinding & The Care of Books: Blades, William. The Enemies of Books. London: E. Stock, 1888. 2nd ed. Sm. 8vo, modern 1/2 brown calf & marbled bds., t.e.g., other edges untrimmed, green morocco spine label, raised bands. With 8 illustrations, incl. frontis., 6 plates, text illus. Internally clean. In custom cloth slipcase. * Horne, Herbert P. The Binding of Books. London: Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1894. 1st ed. 8vo, orig. gilt-lettered rose cloth, fore & bottom edges untrimmed; scuffed & sunned, head of front joint frayed. With 12 plates. * Cockerell, Douglas. Bookbinding, and The Care of Books. New York: D. Appleton, 1902. 1st ed. 12mo, orig. bds., fore & bottom edges untrimmed; light wear. Plates, text illus. Internally generally clean. * Hitchcock, Frederick H., editor. The Building of a Book. New York: Grafton Press, (1906). 1st ed. 12mo, orig. maroon cloth, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed; some edge wear, spine ends frayed. Plates. Unopened. * Pralle, Heinrich. Der Lederschniff eine Wekkunst des Buchbinders. Halle: W. Knapp, 1927. 8vo, orig. wrappers; edges chipped. Illus. * Lanewell, W.H. The Conservation of Books and Documents. London: I. Pitman, (1957). 1st ed. 8vo, orig. brown cloth; light wear, d/j (some chipping at edges). * (Exhibition catalogue.) Hand Bookbinding Today, An International Art. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1978. Oblong 4to, orig. stiff wrappers; some creasing & dust soiling. Color plates, other illus. * Ramsden, Charles. London Book Binders, 1780-1840. London: Batsford, (1987). 4to, orig. cloth, d/j (minor dust soiling). Photo plates. * (Exhibition catalogue.) John Franklin Mowery Bookbindings. New York: Met. Museum, 1982. 4to, orig. stiff wrappers; minor creasing & fading. Plates.

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Lot 3: 3 vols. (1 wrappers) Books on Children''s Books: Masse, Gertrude C.E. A Bibliography of The First Editions of Books Illustrated by Wa..

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Description: 3 vols. (1 wrappers) Books on Children''s Books: Masse, Gertrude C.E. A Bibliography of The First Editions of Books Illustrated by Walter Crane. London: Chelsea, 1923. 1st ed. 8vo, orig. bds.; light wear, d/j (minor wear). Frontis. * Hanff, Peter E.; Greene, Douglas G. Bibliographia Oziana. N.p.: International Wizard of Oz Club, 1976. 8vo, orig. wrappers. Frontis. portrait, plates. Minor wear. * Gottlieb, Gerald; Plumb, J.H. Early Children''s Books and Their Illustration. New York: Pierpont Morgan Library; Boston: D.R. Godine, (1975). 4to, orig. red cloth; light edge wear, d/j (minor wear). Color frontis., color & b/w plates.

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Lot 4: 2 vols. Claud Lovat Fraser: [Millard, Christopher.] The Printed Work of Claud Lovat Fraser. London: H. Danielson, 1923...

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Description: 2 vols. Claud Lovat Fraser: [Millard, Christopher.] The Printed Work of Claud Lovat Fraser. London: H. Danielson, 1923. #69/250 signed by Millard. 8vo, orig. 1/4 black cloth & bds., paper spine label; light to moderate edge wear. Frontis. portrait, plates, incl. color plates. Erratum inserted. Partly unopened. * Macfall, Haldane. The Book of Lovat Claud Fraser. London: J.M. Dent, 1923. 4to, orig. color pictorial bds., paper spine label; corners bumped, slightly scuffed & slightly discolored. Color plates, other illus.

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Lot 5: 1 vol. The Linweave Association. Linweave Limited Editions 1931. (Springfield, Mass.), (1931).

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Description: 1 vol. The Linweave Association. Linweave Limited Editions 1931. (Springfield, Mass.), (1931). Folio, orig. bds.; corners bumped, slightly discolored. Paper specimen sheets.

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