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Bibliographies are not just lists of cited references at the end of research papers. Bibliographies are also books that attempt to list or explain literary works dedicated to a topic or author. For instance, if you were curating a collection of Mark Twain or Will James, you might want to search for rare or antique bibliographies that outline their works. These nonfiction references can be supremely helpful in deepening your knowledge not just about the author or topic in question, but in the book and literary community as well. You can also find bibliographies that focus on famous museums or renowned libraries. By doing so, these bibliographies often provide a rare and valuable glimpse into the society that built such a unique and special book and ephemera collection.



Biblioteca Española [Two Volumes] by Rodriguez de Castro, Jose

Madrid: En la Imprenta Real de la Gazeta, 1786. First edition. 18th-century mottled sheep decorated in gilt with morocco lettering pieces, edges stained red. Sizes not uniform; some dampstaining, mainly to the edges of the first and last two dozen leaves...

From Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB

$3,750.00


The Musæum Kochianum. by [Koch, Peter] Peter Koch et al

Berkeley, California:: Editions Koch & Stanford University Libraries,, 2016.. Edition of 15. The Musæum Kochianum consists of a boxed edition of the three-volume catalogue "Peter Koch Printer" accompanied by a fourth volume entitled &...

From Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers, LLC

$3,500.00


Bibliografia Mexicana del siglo XVI. Parte Primera. Catálogo rasonado de libros impresos en Méxicode 1539 a 1600. Con biografías de autores y otras ilustraciones. Precedido de una noticia acerca de la introducción de la imprenta en México [all published] by García Icazbalceta, Joaquín

México: Andrade y Morales (Imp. Fco. Diaz de Leon), 1886. First edition. Contemporary black pebbled cloth with original wrappers bound in. Boards rubbed, worn at extremities, hinges reinforced, owner's number label on spine, bookplate on front pastedown...

From Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB

$2,500.00


A CATALOGUE OF THE CLASSIC CONTENTS OF STRAWBERRY HILL COLLECTED BY HORACE WALPOLE by [ Strawberry Hill Sale]

London: George Robins, 1842. xxiv,250pp. Quarto. Cloth-backed stiff wrappers, pictorial title vignette on upper wrapper. Engraved frontis portrait and engraved title, illustrations. Wrappers a bit creased and soiled, closed tears in joints and at top edg...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$1,750.00


Catalogo dos manuscriptos portuguezes existentes no Museo britannico. Em que tambem se dá noticia dos manuscriptos estrangeiros relativos á historia civil, politica e litteraria de Portugal e seus dominios importantes e curiosos by Figanière, Frederico Francisco Figanière e Morão, visconde de

Lisboa: Imprensa Nacional, 1854. First edition. Paper wrappers. An unopened (uncut) copy, spine worn, front wrapper remounted on later paper, nearly detached, with a number of chips affecting a few words, front blank chipped at lower fore corner, half-ti...

From Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB

$1,500.00


La France Littéraire, ou Dictionnaire Bibliographique des savants [...] by Quérard, J.-M. (Joseph Marie)

Paris: Firmin Didot, Pere Et Fils. Good with no dust jacket. 1827. First Edition. Hardcover. Ex-library, with library labels removed from tail of spine and front pastedowns. Minimal library markings. Heavy rubbing to marbled papered boards. Loss of marb...

From Renaissance Books

$1,400.00


Ensayo de una biblioteca española de libros raros y curiosos.... by Gallardo, Bartolomé José

Madrid: M. Rivadeneyra, 1863–89. 4 vols. 8vo (27.8 cm, 11"). I: xi, [1] pp., 1404 col. II: vii, [1] pp., 1104 col., 179, [1] pp. III: x, [2] pp., 1280 col., [2] pp. IV: [6], 1572pp. First edition of this important bibliographical reference work:...

From Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co., LLC (PRB&M)

$1,200.00


OHEL DAWID. DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF THE HEBREW AND SAMARITAN MANUSCRIPTS IN THE SASSOON LIBRARY, LONDON. by HEBREW MANUSCRIPTS - Sassoon, David Solomon

London: Oxford University Press, 1932. . Spines with truly minimally sunnied. Edges with some foxing. Fly-leaves and few pages with minimal faint foxing, otherwise a very good and fresh copy of this RARE ITEM. First Edition. Original Blue Cloth. Fine. 4to...

From M.Pollak Antiquariat - Est.1899

$1,200.00


Catálogo de los manuscritos existentes en la Biblioteca Universitaria de Valencia. [Three Volumes] by Gutiérrez del Caño, Marcelino

Valencia: Librería Maraguat, 1913. First edition. Cloth. Spine scuffed and boards rubbed else very good copies with scattered foxing.. xiv, 307 pp.; 358 pp.; 333 pp. Illus. with 30 facsimile plates. 4to. Francisco Rodríguez Mar&i. No. 119 of 500 copie...

From Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB

$900.00


DAS MAERCHEN VOM SINN: EIN MYSTERIUM by LECHTER MELLCHIOR:

BERLIN, EINHORN PRESS, 1927. TALL QUARTO, LIMITED TO (500?) COPIES, THIS BEING NUMBER 31, INITIALED AND NUMBERED BY LECHTER, WHO WAS MUCH INFLUENCED BY WILLIAM MORRIS. THE FIFTH BOOK OF THE PRESS, BOUND IN FULL COBALT BLUE MOROCCO WITH FOUR DARK BLUE SQ...

From Hawkridge Books

£650.00


WINSTON S. CHURCHILL (15 VOLUMES) by GILBERT MARTIN AND CHURCHILL RANDOLPH S.:

LONDON, HEINEMANN, 1966-1979. FIRST EDITION. THE OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY. 8 VOLUMES OF THE MAIN BIOGRAPHY PLUS 7 OF THE COMPANION VOLUMES. THE COMPANION VOLUMES ARE: VOL 1 (PARTS 1 AND 2); VOL 2 (PARTS 1, 2 AND 3); VOL 3 (PARTS 1 AND 2); ALL BOOKS ARE IN D...

From Hawkridge Books

£600.00


La Imprenta en Lima (1584-1824) by Medina, Jose Toribio (1852 - 1930)

4 volumes: xcviii+487 pages with numerous facsimile title pages and index; 609 pages with facsimile title pages and index; 582 pages with facsimile title pages ad index; 402 pages with index. Quarto (12" x 8 1/2") rebound in brown cloth and black uniform ...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$750.00


MANUEL DU LIBRAIRE ET DE L'AMATEUR DE LIVRES... by Brunet, Jacques-Charles

Paris: Dorbon-Ainé, 1928. Eight volumes. Original printed wrappers. Some creasing, tanning and neat small mends to a few spines, some corner creases and minor chips to wrappers, a few smudges, internally about fine and partially unopened. A photo-offset...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$750.00


Bibliographia Poetica: A Catalogue of Engleish [sic] Poets, of the Twelfth, Thirteenth, Fourteenth, Fifteenth, and Sixteenth Centuries, With a Short Account of Their Works by (RITSON, Joseph)

London: C. Roworth, 1802. Hardcover. 12mo. Modern brown cloth rebind with burgundy leather spine label. 407pp. Very good. Modern binding of course fine and pristine; some age toning about the edges of the title page; original text block clean and quite h...

From Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA

$750.00


Saint Dominic's Press a bibliography 1916 - 1937. With a memoir by Susan Falkner, an introduction by Brocard Sewell, a preface by Michael Taylor and an appendix by Adrian Cunningham by Taylor, Michael + Sewell, Brocard

Lower Marston, Risbury: The Whittington Press, 1995 [viii], 180 pages. Numbered 36 of the 100 bound in quarter oasis and including leaves printed at the press and a facsimile of Daisy and Marguerite. Signed by Sewell, Taylor and Falkner. With a portfolio ...

From Stephen Rench

£500.00


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