New and Interesting Acquistions

Signed Bindings Collection

  This just in: a wonderful collection of custom, signed leather bindings.         Signed by internationally renowned binderies Asprey, Zaehnsdorf, and Bickers – and featuring sumptuous skins in jewel tones, gilt lettering and raised bands to spines, gilt fillets along edges, elaborate inner gilt dentelles, lustrous gilt page edges, sewn headbands, stunning marbledRead More

Hough’s American Woods [SOLD]

    Hough, Romeyn Beck. The American Woods – Parts I, II, III and IV Exhibited by Actual Specimens and With a Copious Explanatory Text. Lowville NY: Romeyn Beck Hough. Provenance: withdrawn from the Winnipeg Public Library Reference Department, with the usual stamps and call numbers (no pockets, samples unmarked). Books and slipcases show some edgewear,Read More

Tolkien, leatherbound! [SOLD]

This just in: leatherbound Tolkien! We’re selling them in three lots: The Hobbit; The Silmarillion; and The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Tolkien, J. R. R. The Hobbit, or There and Back Again. Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1984. 8vo. Bound in dark green leather witth gilt lettering and decoration, raised bands to spine, allRead More

Oxford English Dictionary [SOLD]

  The iconic two-volume edition of the capstone of dictionaries complete with slipcase, and magnifying glass in its little drawer. [Oxford University Press]. THE COMPACT EDITION OF THE OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY / Complete Text Reproduced Micrographically : 2 volumes in slipcase With magnifying glass in the little drawer atop the books. Oxford: Oxford University Press,Read More

These just in: 1930 Winnie the Pooh Calendars

Milne, A. A. [E. H. Shepard illustrations]. The Pooh Calendar 1930. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1930. Twelve card sheets plus cover, bound with the original cord tie. With Shepard’s colour illustrations. Minor age-toning, a few small spots, and light creases to a few corners; very good. Card covers. Thought for the month, April: “IRead More

Cree Bible [SOLD]

This Just In! Mason, William (with John Sinclair, Rev. H. B. Steinhauer, and others from the Rossville missionary group). [Cree Bible] The Bible, translated into the language of the Knisteneaux, Kristeneaux, or Crees of North America. London: British and Foreign Bible Society, 1861. pp. 855. 8vo. Bound in embossed brown leather with gilt Cree letteringRead More