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The Fanfrolico Press : Satyrs, Fauns & Fine Books.

By: ARNOLD, John : Fanfrolico Press.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Private Libraries Association 2009.:

Seller ID: 9384


Handsome Limited Edition. Detailed and authoritative history - with complete bibliography etc - of Jack Lindsay's prolific but short-lived idiosyncratic Australian private press, begun in Sydney in the 1920s and wound up in 1930 after a move to Britain. Includes reduced title-page facsimiles of all 46 Fanfrolico books : and also 45 illustrations, some full-page after Norman Lindsay, Edward Bawden, Hal Collins and Lionel Ellis. View more info

Christmas Card 1996 by Phil Baines.

By: BAINES, Phil.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: 1996:

Seller ID: 9431


With extensive seasonal text - Wonderful Counsellor ! The Mighty God, The Everlasting Father &c &c - strikingly printed in deorative arrangements of Gerard Unger's Argo and Matthew Carter's Sophia types. View more info

Reflets De La Bibliophile En Belgique [Exhibition Catalogue of Manuscripts, Printed Books, and Autographs at the Royal Albert Library in Brussels].

By: BELGIAN Books [Mary Shelley & Frankenstein Interest]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Soc Bib Belgique 1969.:

Seller ID: 7530


Some 200 exhibits, including Mary Shelley's Frankenstein published in Paris 1821 : also ranging from a 1450 Book Of Hours, to Rabelais, Racine, Rousseau, Hugo, Flaubert, Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Valery, Proust, to Aragon, Simone de Beauvoir, Duras &c. Among the plates are 7 early bindings and, most unusually, 16 modern bindings, mainly from the later 20thC by Bonet, Legrain, de Coster, Mercher, Bellefroid, Gras, Martin &c. View more info

A Memoir : written by himself 1822 - 1828. With an introduction by Selwyn Image.

By: BEWICK, Thomas.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head 1924.:

Seller ID: 9451


The first modern edition of Bewick's Memoir : 'There has been no reprint of the book since its first publication in 1862, and it has long been difficult to obtain a copy' [Selwyn Image : Introduction]. View more info

Image for The Horrid Murder of Mr John Wincott a Butcher, carrying on business in Whitechapel Road, and South Street, Manchester Square [London].

The Horrid Murder of Mr John Wincott a Butcher, carrying on business in Whitechapel Road, and South Street, Manchester Square [London].

By: BROADSIDE MURDER BALLAD : Wincott the Butcher : Taylor, printer in Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Taylor, printer, Brick Lane, Spitalfields [1862].:

Seller ID: 9534


Rare Broadside Ballad, with no copy located in the British Library or any other major library. The printer Taylor was active between 1859 and 1878. The Scottish National Library holds copies of six other broadside ballads printed by Taylor, all of them of a sweetly romantic nature - Charming Mary Neal, The Nut Girl, Sweet Jenny of the Moor &c. *** The present very rare broadside ballad describes the murderous scuffle at Wincott's butcher's shop in February 1862. A mont... View more info

Taste & Technique In Book Collecting : a study of recent developments in Great Britain and the United States [c.1840-1940]. Now reprinted with an Epilogue.

By: CARTER, John.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Private Libraries Assoc 1972.:

Seller ID: 8933


This Private Libraries edition with an extensive 33pp Epilogue : originally published 1948. Still one of the outstanding books on the subject. View more info

Trilinguis Bibliothecae Spectaculum : some manuscripts of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, displayed to the Double Crown Club 1 July 1978.

By: DOUBLE CROWN CLUB : B. C. Barker-Benfield.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Double Crown Club 1978.:

Seller ID: 8762


200 numbered copies only : compiled by B. C. Barker-Benfield, formerly a senior scholar of Corpus Christi College : and printed in a facsimile of his manuscript hand. Comprises an Introduction to, and detailed catalogue of, the outstanding manuscripts from Corpus Christi Library shown in the exhibition. View more info

A Printer's Epitaph : written by himself 1727 [by Benjamin Franklin].

By: DOUBLE CROWN CLUB : Benjamin Franklin.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Double Crown Club 1934.:

Seller ID: 8768


Probably about 60 copies only. Benjamin Franklin's self-penned epitaph : presented by Carl Haeggstrom of Upsala, Sweden, 'In commemoration of the 50th Dinner of the Double Crown Club in its 10th year of existence'. View more info

Gallery 303 : Facsimile of a 1930 Menu of the Double Crown Club to accompany an address given by Brooke Crutchley on 28 Oct 1970.

By: DOUBLE CROWN CLUB : Brooke Crutchley.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Double Crown Club 1970.:

Seller ID: 8760


About 100 copies only. The original 1930 menu was produced by S. C. Roberts, Stanley Morison and Walter Lewis in the manner of Ichabod Dawks. This Facsimile - the humorous text gently satirising various leading members of the Club - is in a pastiche of the style of Dawks' Newsletters and was printed by Cambridge University Press in Dawks Scriptorial and Union Pearl. View more info

List Of Members 1982 - 1983.

By: DOUBLE CROWN CLUB : Christopher Skelton.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Double Crown Club 1982.:

Seller ID: 8765


About 100 copies only issued. Handsomely designed and printed by Christopher Skelton. View more info

Double Crown Club : Members & Rules 1981-82.

By: DOUBLE CROWN CLUB : Christopher Skelton.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Double Crown Club, Skelton's Press 1981.:

Seller ID: 9305


About 100 copies only issued. Handsomely designed and printed by Christopher Skelton. View more info

Double Crown Club : List Of Members 1982-83.

By: DOUBLE CROWN CLUB : Christopher Skelton.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Double Crown Club, Skelton's Press 1982.:

Seller ID: 9306


About 100 copies only issued. Handsomely designed and printed by Christopher Skelton. View more info

Double Crown Club : Roll of Members 1978-9 [with] Roll of Members 1979-80 [with] Roll of Members 1980-81.

By: DOUBLE CROWN CLUB : Christopher Skelton.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Double Crown Club, Skelton's Press 1978, 1979 and 1980.:

Seller ID: 9308


About 100 copies only issued. All three items handsomely designed and printed by Christopher Skelton. View more info

Menu for Double Crown Club Dinner 261 on 15 Oct 1981.

By: DOUBLE CROWN CLUB : Colin Banks : Michael Levey.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Double Crown Club 1981.:

Seller ID: 8745


About 100 copies only designed by CB/BB [Colin Banks and ??]. Michael Levey, former Design Manager of London Transport, gave a talk titled Bill Stickers Is Alive And Well : An Exploration into London Transport's Poster Archives. View more info

Invitation + Menu for Double Crown Club Dinner 207 on 2 December 1970.

By: DOUBLE CROWN CLUB : Henry van de Velde : Fernand Baudin : Herbert Spencer.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Double Crown Club 1970.:

Seller ID: 9380


About 100 copies only. Designed by Herbert Spencer and printed by Lund Humphries. Both items based on a swirling Art Nouveau design by Henry van de Velde for the Continental Havana Compagnie. Fernand Baudin spoke on Henry van de Velde & Typography. View more info

Three Items Of Double Crown Club Ephemera.

By: DOUBLE CROWN CLUB : Herbert Simon.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Double Crown Club.:

Seller ID: 8742


Comprises 1. The Book Jacket : an invitation to Dinner 14 on 12 May [?1927?], amusingly produced in the form of a bookjacket c.15.5 x 10.5 cms decoratively printed in green and black and with wide turn-ins - 2. Printed Card [lightly foxed] cancelling the 21st Anniversary Dinner on 28 May 1945 - 3. Elegant manuscript tableplace namecard for Herbert Simon. View more info

Double Crown Club : Rules Of The Club : Roll of Past & Present Members : List Of Dinners : together with Historical Essays by Holbrook Jackson and Lynton Lamb &c &c.

By: DOUBLE CROWN CLUB : Holbrook Jackson : Lynton Lamb.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Double Crown Club, Privately Printed 1969.:

Seller ID: 9302


Special Edition : 130 copies only printed by the John Roberts Press : and issued to members on the occasion of the 200th dinner. Includes illustrations by Bawden, Mozley, Gentleman, Ardizzone, Lancaster &c. In 1969 the Club numbered 69 members. View more info

Menu for Double Crown Club Dinner 150 at the Tallow Chandlers' Hall, City of London, on 11 June 1959.

By: DOUBLE CROWN CLUB : John O'Connor.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Double Crown Club 1959.:

Seller ID: 8988


Strikingly illustrated by John O'Connor : the image on the front cover with printed initials JO'C. About 100 copies only of this Menu were produced : designed by Tom Hart : and printed by Benhams in Colchester. View more info

Invitation + Menu for Double Crown Club Dinner 234 on 6 April 1976.

By: DOUBLE CROWN CLUB : John Westwood.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Double Crown Club 1976.:

Seller ID: 9325


About 100 copies only. At the dinner the speaker John Westwood considered The Development Of Graphic Design In The Next Twenty Years. Some notes summarising Westwood's talk are written on the blank back panel of the Menu. View more info