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THE SIGNATURE OF AMERICA: A Fresh Look at Famous Handwriting

By Hamilton, Charles

New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1979).. (1979).. Good. - Quarto [11-1/8 inches high by 8-5 /8 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is bumped with light staining to the bottom corner of the front cover. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with a few small stains. [vii], 278 & [1] pages. Profusely illustrated with facsimiles in black & white. The contents are very good. Good in a very good dust wrapper. <p>First edition.


AUTOGRAPHS: A Key to Collecting

By Benjamin, Mary A

NY: R. R. Bowker Co., 1946.. 1946.. Very good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt, in dw. The dw is lightly chipped & soiled with the dw spine somewhat darkened. xviii & 305 pp. plus colophon & 35 pp. of B&W facsimiles. Also with 1 folding B&W table. Near fine in a very good dw. <p>First edition.



By Gratz, Simon

Philadelphia, PA: William J. Campbell, 1920.. 1920.. Good. - Octavo, dark blue cloth titled in gilt on spine; t.e.g. The binding is rubbed with some white staining; the covers are bumped & the head & tail of the spine are chipped; the titling is somewhat faded. 394 pp. The hinges are starting; there is an owner's stamp on the front endpaper & occasional light soiling. B&W portrait frontispiece & B&W plates with tissue guards. Good. <p>Limited edition of 500 numbered copies.



By Sullivan, George

NY: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., (1977).. (1977).. Very good. - Octavo, gray cloth titled in gilt. Soiled, in a lightly chipped dw. 223 pp. Illustrated in B&W with facsimiles. Very good. <p>With an introduction by Charles Hamilton.


RENAISSANCE EUROPE 1450-1600. Autograph Letters, Manuscripts, Documents, Rare Books, Bindings, Maps and Prints. Catalogue 149

By (Rendells, Inc.)

Newton, MA: The Rendells, Inc., (1980).. (1980).. Very good. - Quarto, printed white wraps with vignettes in gray & black on both wraps. Wraps lightly soiled with small stains & area of dampstaining to rear wrap; the spine is soiled with the head chipped & a tear to the tail. 354 pp. Profusely illustrated in B&W with full-page & textual facsimiles. The contents are very good. <p>269 items are catalogued and fully described with prices.