A Selection of Incunabula Describing One Thousand Books Printed in the XVth Century

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8vo. General title, five sectional titles. With addenda leaf after general title. Frontispieces to each part. Original blue cloth, gilt-lettered on spine. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION combining the famous series of five incunabula catalogues issued by Lathrop C. Harper between 1927 and 1930 and adding a single leaf of Additions and Corrections. The compiler E. Miriam Lone wrote: "I have tried to give in this catalogue: Author, Title, Place, Printer, Date, and where possible, the Collation and Provenance.This 'Selection' in five parts, is also somewhat of a 'First' being, I believe, the first catalogue issued by an American bookseller exclusively devoted to Fifteenth-century books, fully described with collations, notes, etc."An index is included at end. The introductions are by Harper (I); Lawrence C. Wroth (II); Margaret B. Stillwell (III); Lucy Eugenia Osborne (IV); and Dr. George Parker Winship (V). Fine. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: A Selection of Incunabula Describing One ...
Publisher: Lathrop C. Harper
Publication Date: 1930
Edition: First edition.

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Book Description Lathrop C. Harper, New York, 1930. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Blue cloth binding with gilt titles on spine, five volumes bound as one. Series of five incunabula catalogues issued by Lathrop C. Harper between 1927 and 1930, one page of additions and corrections that was not issued with the catalogues, index at end of vol. V. Introductions by Harper, Wroth, Stillwell, Osborne, and Winship, 586 pages.Clean unmarked copy, solid binding, nice. Seller Inventory # 013004

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Harper, L.C. ; Lathrop C. Harper ; Lone, E.M.
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Book Description Lathrop C. Harper, New York, bookseller's catalogue, 1930, 1930. 5 vols in 1, cloth, 8vo, 23 cm, [2], ix, 109 + xiv, 111-221 + xi, 223-336 + xiii, 337-452 + xvii, 453-586 pp, frontispiece ills. 1000 items. This is a single volume combining the famous series of five incunabula catalogues issued by Lathrop C. Harper between 1927 and 1930 and adding a single leaf of Additions and Corrections. From the epilogue by the compiler, E. Miriam Lone : " I have tried to give in this catalogue: Author, Title, Place, Printer, Date, and where possible, the Collation and Provenance.This 'Selection' in five parts, is also somewhat of a "First' being, I believe, the first catalogue issued by an American bookseller exclusively devoted to Fifteenth-century books, fully described with collations, notes, etc." Part V includes at the end an index to the five volumes. Presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper : "Alfred Frauendorfer with compliments of Lathrop C. Harper and E Miriam Dore". Minor indentations to front board, head of spine a trifle bumped, mildly agetoned, otherwise Very Good. Seller Inventory # ABE-44389

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LONE, E. MIRIAM [ED.].
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Book Description New York, Lathrop C. Harper. 1927-1930, 1927. Original publisher's blue cloth hardback, gilt lettering spine, thick large 8vo: I: frontispiece, x, 110pp. II: frontispiece, [ij], xiv, 111-222pp. III: frontispiece, [ij], xij, 223-336pp. IV: frontispiece, xiv, 337-452pp. V: frontispiece, [ij].xviij,453-586pp., alphabetical index. Catalogue of 1000 books described - with notes & references. Each part with introduction - index place of printing - printer - number in catalogue - abbreviations / general bibliography - last volume with general index. Leaflet additions & corrections tipped-in the front. Fine copy., Seller Inventory # 168278

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HARPER Lathrop C.
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Book Description L.C. Harper, 1930. Couverture rigide. - L.C. Harper, New-York 1930, reliure de l'éditeur. - Edition originale. Reliure de l'éditeur en plein cartonnage marine, dos lisse légèrement passé, date et lieu d'édition dorés en queue. Agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First Edition. Binding-Editor geöffnet Meeres Karton, glatten Rücken leicht verblasst, Datum und Ort der Veröffentlichung goldenen Schwanz. Schönes Exemplar. Seller Inventory # 26284

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Book Description Lathrop C. Harper. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. New York: Lathrop C. Harper, 1930. First edition (First collected edition of five incunabula catalogues published by Lathrop C. Harper from 1927-1930). Hardcover. 8vo - 6 x 9”. Part I: frontispiece, x, 110pp. Part II: frontispiece, xiv, 111-222pp. Part III: frontispiece, xi, 223-336pp. Part IV: frontispiece, xii, 337-452pp. Part V: frontispiece, xvii, 453-586pp., alphabetical index. Includes three letters from the previous owner, Dr. Charles D. Humberd, to Lathrop C. Harper and one letter from Lathrop C. Harper signed by Douglas G. Parsonage laid-in. Douglas G. Parsonage was the nephew of Lathrop C. Harper’s chief cataloguer and later helped run the business after Harper died in 1950. Very good. No dust jacket. Minor rubbing to the boards with minor bumping to the tips. Minor foxing and soiling to the interior. Date in pencil erased from the first leaf. Otherwise the text appears unmarked. The binding is solid. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # BOOK3-042618003

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Published by Lathrop C. Harper, New York (1930)
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Book Description Lathrop C. Harper, New York, 1930. First edition, 8vo, pp. ix, [1], 586; joints rubbed, spine lightly faded, else near fine in original blue cloth, spine gilt. Signed "with compliments, Lathrop C. Harper, Dec. 1930." With the bookplate of John Farquhar Fulton on the front pastedown. Seller Inventory # 23262

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