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    With Three Caxton Club Publications

    Six Scarce Books About Books, including: [Roger Payne]. Extracts from the Diary of Roger Payne. New York: The Harbor Press, 1928. Very good. [and:] [Roger Payne]. Cyril Davenport. Roger Payne. English Bookbinder of the Eighteenth Century. Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1929. Near fine. [and:] [Roger Payne]. Two Bindings by Roger Payne in the Library of Lord Rothschild. Cambridge and London: Cambridge University Press and Chiswick Press, 1947. Fine condition. [and:] Octave Uzanne. The French Bookbinders of the Eighteenth Century. Chicago: Published by the Caxton Club, 1904. Near fine. [and:] Cyril Davenport. Thomas Berthelet. Royal Printer and Bookbinder to Henry VIII. Chicago: Published by the Caxton Club, 1901. Near fine. [and:] Falconer Madan. Books in Manuscript. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Tribner & Co., Ltd., 1893. Near fine. More details online.

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    1. Extracts from the Diary of Roger Payne. New York: The Harbor Press, 1928. Limited edition, one of 525 copies. Twelvemo. 28 pages plus limitation. Publisher's  brown paper boards with title label on front board. Significant wear and separation along spine folds. Bookplate of Porter Garnett affixed to the front pastedown. Very good condition.

     

    2. [Roger Payne]. Cyril Davenport. Roger Payne. English Bookbinder of the Eighteenth Century. Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1929. Limited edition, one of 250 copies printed for the Caxton Club. Folio. Profusely illustrated with thirty-two full-page color lithographs and collotypes reproducing Payne's bindings. Publisher's full red cloth decoratively titled and ruled in gilt. Housed in a white paper slipcase. Minimal wear at extremities. Light, even toning to plates. Near fine condition.

     

    3. [Roger Payne]. Two Bindings by Roger Payne in the Library of Lord Rothschild. Cambridge and London: Cambridge University Press and Chiswick Press, 1947. Limited edition, one of 100 copies privately printed for Lord Rothschild. Folio. With two full-page color plates reproducing bindings. Publisher's red cloth spine over light blue paper boards with a title label on upper cover. Minimal wear to boards. A fine copy.

     

    4. Octave Uzanne. The French Bookbinders of the Eighteenth Century. Chicago: Published by the Caxton Club, 1904. Limited edition, one of 252 copies printed on handmade paper. Folio. 133 pages plus printer's imprint. With twenty full-page color plates showing bindings (with captioned tissue guards) and numerous illustrations in the text. Publisher's red cloth spine over gray paper boards with a paper title label on the spine. A number of top edges unopened, others uncut. Minor wear and rubbing to the binding and title label. Interior bright and clean. Near fine condition.

     

    5. Cyril Davenport. Thomas Berthelet. Royal Printer and Bookbinder to Henry VIII. Chicago: Published by the Caxton Club, 1901. Limited edition, one of 252 copies printed on handmade paper. Folio. 102 pages plus printer's imprint. With eighteen full-page color plates, most reproducing bindings (with captioned tissue guards) and numerous illustrations in the text. Publisher's red cloth spine over gray paper boards with a paper title label on the spine. Top edges largely unopened, others uncut. Minor wear and rubbing to the binding and title label (small portion of label torn away). Bookplate of Frederick Seymour Winston to front pastedown. Interior bright and clean. Near fine condition.

     

    6. Falconer Madan. Books in Manuscript. A Short Introduction to their Study and Use. With a Chapter on Records. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Tribner & Co., Ltd., 1893. Number 25 of 150 large paper copies printed on Dutch handmade paper. Octavo. 188 pages. With eight inserted full-page plates. Gorgeous polished calf binding with gilt titles and decorations. Marbled endpapers. Minor wear to binding. Near fine condition.



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