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Noah's Ark New England Yankees and The Endless Quest:. Robert Keith Leavitt G & C Merriam Co. Springfield, MA 1947
Price: 15.00

106 pp. Subtitle:  A Short History of the Original Webster Dictionaries Particular Reference to their First Hundred Years as Publications of G.&C. Merriam Company Springfield, Massachusetts. Gray paper cover, black and white illustrations, photographs, portraits, and copied images, title page is two tone. Part One: Noah's Ark; 1. This Webster 2. The Making of a Lexicographer 3. Noah Webster's Dictionaries Part Two: New England Yankees; 4. Enter the Merriams, 5. "Thank God for Worcester!" Part Three: 6. An International Institution, 7. "Make the Best", 8. Seining the River of Words. 10" x 7" wear on cover
Noah's Ark New England Yankees and The Endless Quest. Robert Keith Leavitt G. & C. Merriam Springfield, MA 1947
Price: 20.00

106 pp. Subtitle:  A Short History of the Original Webster Dictionaries Particular Reference to their First Hundred Years as Publications of G.&C. Merriam Company Springfield, Massachusetts. Gray paper hard cover, black and white illustrations, photographs, portraits, and copied images, title page is two tone. Part One: Noah's Ark; 1. This Webster 2. The Making of a Lexicographer 3. Noah Webster's Dictionaries Part Two: New England Yankees; 4. Enter the Merriams, 5. "Thank God for Worcester!" Part Three: 6. An International Institution, 7. "Make the Best", 8. Seining the River of Words. 10" x 7" slight staining on cover
The Electrotype and Stereotype Handbook: how duplicate plates are made-and how they are used by the letterpress printing industry . . Int'l Assn of Electrotypers and Stereotypers, INC . Cleveland 14, Ohio . c1950s
Price: 25.00

printed cover, back lists "compliments of Service Electrotype Co." Handbook with black and white pictures and some illustrations broken down into three parts; part one: How Duplicate Plates are Effectively Used by Letterpress Printers, part two: How Electrotypes are Made, part three: How Stereotypes are Made/How Plastic and Rubber Plates are Made.
Commerce Street, Showing New York's Narrowest House . . Comet Press . . 1967
Price: 25.00

1 pp. Reproduction of a wood engraving by John De Pol, Holiday Greeting from Comet Press, the scene is Greenwich Village which was located near the Comet Press location. 8" x 6"
The Art of Photoengraving . American Photoengravers Association . Lincoln Photo Engraving Co. . Philadelphia, PA. . 1952
Price: 25.00

64 pp. paper back, staple spine printed cover, most photographs and illustrations in black and white with a few pages in color. The book contains information on the art and technique of photoengraving, with images for examples and a full glossary at the back. 10" x 7"
Michael Wilcox. Twelve Bindings Prospectus. ..ca. 1985
Price: 25.00

Austin, Texas: W. Thomas Taylor, Bookseller, no date. Single-fold sheet measures 10 1/2" x 8 1/2". Front cover has title and author with a 1935 illustration by Astride Maillol from Ovid's L'Art d'aimer. A brief summary on the books written by Elaine Smyth and W. Thomas Taylor along with remarks by Wilcox on the bindings.. As new
The 'Artist and the Critic' Series Plan and Description Prospectus. Catalpa Press, Ltd..Gloucestershire, England.n.d.
Price: 25.00

A folded sheet measuring 12" x 8 1/2" with two 12" x 8 1/2" inserts. Features a description of the 'Artist and the Critic' Series. It lists a summary and the first eight titles planned. A description of the binding and paper stock is included. A biography of the series author with a sketched portrait rounds out the broadside. Two samples of what the books will look like are included. The first is Volume 1 and shows the book jacket design, then opens to a biography of an illustrator, Laurence Housman and an example of his work. The second insert is a sample of Volume 2 which features illustrator Richard Doyle.. some wear and creasing from handling
Shane Leslie. Rhyme Sheet: Second Series; Bog Love, no. 11. The Poetry Bookshop.London.
Price: 28.00

The Poetry Bookshop, London. Measures 14" x 6 1/2" with top of page stating Rhyme Sheet: (Second Series) and bottom [No. 11]. A poem, Bog Love, written by Shane Leslie is accompanied by two decorations by C. Lovat Fraser.. as new
Schmincke's Brilliant Artists Water Colors . . Horadam Colors . . ?
Price: 30.00

Sample card for Schmincke's Watercolors, one cardboard with paint wheel on front and text and illustration on back, has metal ring hole at top. The color is listed with the sample swatch, the back explains the color wheel. 7 1/2" x 6 1/2"
Typography, Layout & Advertising Production: handbook for newcomers to the advertising profession . Edwin H. Stuart and Grace Stuart Gardner . Edwin H Stuart, INC . Pittsburgh, PA .
Price: 30.00

46 pp. Paper back printed cover, black and white illustrations and font types. The book explains font types, layouts, and methods or advertising. The end pages are a dictionary for technical terms. 11" x 8 1/2"
Evening at Deepdene, An Essay by Fredric W. Goudy & Wood Engraving by John De Pol . Frederic W. Goudy . Lanston Monotype Company . . c1938
Price: 30.00

2 pp. Folded card with printed cover, illustration and loose print. Essay, set in California, by Goudy, includes reproduction of a wood engraving by John DePol, "The Falls at Deepdene", given as a holiday greeting by Lanston Monotype Company. 10 1/4" x 7"
Old English Enameled Ware, Christmas Price List . . Lockhart Company . . 1929
Price: 30.00

Cover appears to be a sample for the Hammermill Co. Inside contains paper with assorted logos and 8 "new Hammermill Safety" in assorted colors. Safety sheets have watermarks. 11" x 8 1/2"
Color Guide For BBD Offset Inks . . Bensing Bros. and Deeney . Philadelphia, PA . no date
Price: 30.00

spiral bound cover with plastic overlay, color examples throughout, first few pages have sepia tone photographs, tabs for three sections; standard, process, and chromat. The is a color reference resource and ink specimen book. Includes color, halftones, and BBD inks. 11" x 9"
Michael Alpert. The Tragedie of King Lear New Book Announcement. ..ca. 1986
Price: 30.00

Austin, Texas: W. Thomas Taylor, ca. 1986. Single fold brochure measuring 11 1/2" x 8 3/4" announcing the publication of a new book illustrated by Claire Van Vliet. Front cover states announcement, inside has a woodcut illustration by Van Vliet of King Lear and explanations of the illustrated woodcuts and a brief description of the book  which was published in 1986. . As new
The First English binding & marbling manuals and et le premier manuel de reliure imprimé séparément en français Prospectus . ..
Price: 30.00

Austin, Texas: W. Thomas Taylor. Measures 11 1/2" x 8 1/2" and includes an 11" x 8 1/2" and 10 1/4" x 5 1/8" inserts. The outer brochure is advertisement for a separately published French bookbinding manual by Jean-Vincent Capronnier de Gauffecourt and a bilingual reprint of the historic text. A two page explanation and description with a notice of discount for ordering both copies. The inserts are advertisements for the books Robert Frost and His Printers and Bert Clarke-Typographer.. as new
Intertype Futura . . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s
Price: 32.00

52 pp. Orange illustrated paperback cover,  examples of numerous types of fonts, some illustrations and examples of advertisements. 10 1/2" x 7 1/2"
Waverley: A Modern Book Face . . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s
Price: 32.00

16 pp. White paperback booklet with design logo on front, discusses the Waverley type and includes sample writing in that type, Center of booklet has four blue pages with articles by Joseph Laskey, "Preparation of copy for the printer" and "Qualifications and duties of a copyholder" 9" x 6 1/4"
Interype Teletypesetter Faces . . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s
Price: 32.00

24 pp. Orange paperback cover with image of teletype setting machine,  detailed examples of various types such as point imperial, ideal, regal, and regent. 10 1/2" x 7 1/2"
Weiss Types: Roman and Italian . . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s
Price: 32.00

pink printed paperback cover. Description and examples of Weiss type, samples of magazine types throughout. 9 1/2" x 6 1/4"
Regal: An Intertype Face Designed For Easy Reading . . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s
Price: 32.00

white paper back cover. Sample booklet of Regal intertype face, brief description of the type then examples of font and samples of advertisements using type. 10 1/2" x 7 1/2"
Egmont: An Interype Face . . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s
Price: 32.00

31 pp. PInk paperback cover, brief description of egmont type then examples of font and samples of book covers and advertisements featuring the type. 10 1/2" x 71/2"
Interype Bodoni Family . . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s
Price: 32.00

40 pp. White printed paperback cover, begins with index and origin of Intertype Bodoni, contains examples of various Bodoni types and samples of advertisements. 10 1/2" x 7 1/2"
Intertype Ready Reckoner: Easy, Accurate Copyfitting Method . . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s
Price: 32.00

22 pp. Brown illustrated paperback cover, begins with index and description of how to use the intertype character count method, continues with tables showing the name of face, point size, length of lowercase alphabet in points, number of characters in one pica and number of characters in all measures. 10 1/2" x 7
Cairo . . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s
Price: 32.00

36 pp. Pink printed paperback cover, description of Cairo "a modish face for modern printing and advertising" then examples of font. 10 1/2" x 7"
Intertype Presents New Horizons for the Modern Printer . . Intertype Corporation . New York . 1950
Price: 32.00

24 pp. Blue printed paperback cover, advertising and explanation of Fotosetter, photographic line composing machine, illustrations and photographs of machine and use throughout. 11" 8 1/2"
Cornell: From 6 to 14 Point . . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s
Price: 32.00

Beige printed paperback cover, examples of Cornell type, designed by George F. Trenholm, samples of font and descriptions. 9 1/4" x 6"
Intertype Vogue . . Intertype Corporation . New York . c1950s
Price: 32.00

51 pp. green printed paperback cover, description and examples of Vogue "an all-purpose type face for today and tomorrow with a wider range than any other series", index and samples. 10 1/2"  x 7"
Warren's Standard Painting Papers for Halftone Reproduction by Letterpress . . S.D. Warren Company . Boston, Mass. . September, 1954
Price: 35.00

Spiral bound paper raised print cover, black and white and color pictures throughout. Sample book for the grades of Warren's Standard Printing Paper. Included letterpress and offset lithography, paper grades and coatings. 12 1/4" x 9 1/2".
Line Halftone & Color: an introduction to modern photoengraving . . American Photoengravers . . 1959
Price: 35.00

48 pp. Printed paperback cover, portions of book are black and white with blue photographs and illustrations among text, one chapter features color. The book in an introduction to modern photoengraving and letterpress printing. Four chapters with glossary at the end. 11" x 8 1/2"
Tekoa Linen Bond Mackerel Finish . . Strathmore Paper Co . Woronoco, Mass. . 1910s
Price: 35.00

Gray tapestry cover, lists selling agent on back: W.C. Dodge Paper Co,. Boston. COntains Mackerel Finish paper samples, samples have company letter head and lists finish, color, weight. 6" x 10"
How to Mechanize your Selling With Business Publication Advertising . . McGraw Hill Publications . New York . c 1958
Price: 35.00

Paper report booklet, printed in black and green ink, photographs and charts. How to make a sale in six steps. 11" x 8 1/2"
What is Phototypography? a talk given before the 35th Annual Convention of the International Association of Printing House Craftsmen, Inc . Carl P. Palmer . E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co. (INC) . Delaware . 1954
Price: 35.00

8 pp. Paper booklet with three hole punch, black and white photographs and illustrations. Booklet gives an overview of phototypography; the planning and execution of and who uses it, 16 sample pictures included. 11" x 8 1/2"
Showing Monotype Bell Series No. 402 . . Lanston Monotype Machine Company . Philadelphia, PA . 1940
Price: 35.00

Paper booklet,samples of typesettings. Examples of type settings by John Bell. Samples shown with explanations. 10" x 6 1/2"
Fototype: Makes Layouts Sparkle . . Fototype INC . Chicago . 1957
Price: 35.00

62 pp. Paper booklet with printed cover, printed with black and orange ink, font samples and pictures, have loose price list form folded inside. Advertising booklet for Fototype company. Shows examples of fonts, type settings,  and supplies. 9" x 6 1/2"
Typo Graphic . . Typo Graphic . Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania . December, 1960
Price: 35.00

Printed cover of spiral bound magazine, frontispiece. Monthly Magazine published for the Pittsburgh graphics art industry, contains advertising, article, samples, and inforamtion about employees and business. 10 1/4" x 7 1/2"
Yolla Bolly Press. Flight: A story by John Steinbeck Book Prospectus. Carolyn and James Robertson.Covelo, CA.1984
Price: 35.00

A folded sheet measuring 12" x 9 3/4" with a 10 1/4" x 7 1/4" insert to the reader. Also included is the original order card and envelope. Features a woodcut illustration on the front by Karin Wikström. The inside has a description of "California Writers of the Land", "A Story of the Santa Lucias', and "About the Yolla Bolly Press Edition". The back page lists other books in the series and the terms of purchase. The insert tells readers of why they chose to create this edition and the making of it. The order card is unused and has the publisher's address stamped envelope. All are stored in the original publishers stamped envelope which measures 13" x 10".. broadside-as new, envelope-has wear and some staining
The Blind Fiddle's Dog Song Sheet. A.T. Stevens.England.
Price: 35.00

Westminster for Flying Fame, London. Broadside measures 11 1/2" x 6" and features  the image of a dog at the top and man at the bottom. A  story of the Fiddler from the viewpoint of his dog. Top of page states "Price-Twopence, plain. Fourpence, coloured." no date.. small holes in each corner where broadside may have been hung. some wear on top edges, slight staining at top
Sante Graziani. Prospectus for Homage to Ingres. Impressions Workshop, Inc..Boston.ca. 1965
Price: 35.00

Prospectus booklet, stamped soft cover with cut out to title page, text with border and stamped image at end of chapter, fold in back cover houses sample lithographs and contact sheet as well as an unused order form. The booklet explains the contents and purpose of  "Prospectus for Homage to Ingres: Ten Lithographs with Selected Quatations from the Writings of Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres." Three color sample lithographs by Sante Graziani are included with a black and white contact sheet with six litho samples. The last paper included is a preprinted unused order form envelope. 7 1/4" x 8". some fading on cover, creases
Baer Brothers Bronze Factory . . Baer Brothers Manufacturers . Stamford, Conn .
Price: 40.00

One applied advertisement on cardboard, has grommet for hanging, reverse blank but stamped "Germany". Advertisement for "Manufacturers of Bronze powders, brocade, aluminum, silver, and metal leaf", shows color samples, Baer logo with bear in B. 11" x 7 1/4"
Orkid Covers . . W. C. Dodge Paper Co . Boston, Mass . 1910s
Price: 40.00

Blue stamped cover, tied together with brown yarn. Sample book for covers, contains samples of seven distinctive colors, describes paper weight and finish. 9" x 6"
Type Specimens: Linotype, Monotype, Ludlow, Imported and Domestic Foundry Types . . The North American Composition Co. . Philadelphia, PA. . c1961
Price: 40.00

48 pp. Spiral bound green printed cover, black and white examples of fonts and ornaments, loose pages from other sources tucked in. Examples of machine set text and display faces, contains sample and descriptions, book ends with "steps to complete copyfitting" and charts. Stapled pages with additional fonts and four pages taken from a different spiral bound book included. 11 1/4" x 8 3/4"
The Editor . . The Editor Publishing Co. . Franklin, Ohio . May, 1895
Price: 45.00

Magazine with cover, loose paper notification inserted and 1/3 sheet "special notice" attached to first page of magazine,magazine includes Volume I, no. 5, pp 66-80. The editor consists of a variety of materials, published monthly the first few and end few pages are advertisements and bound together in a final cover. Final cover stamped with "this cover is a sample of Hornet Linen, manufactured by Harding Paper Co". 11" x 8 1/2"
Post's Rapid Paper Rolls, Humidus Copying Apparatus . . Post . . 1902
Price: 45.00

Tri-folded green paper cover, opens to 4 pp. Directions for using apparatus. 8 1/2" x 2 3/4", opens to papers 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
An Account of the Making of the Oxford Lectern Bible . Bruce Rogers . Lanston Monotype Machine Company . Philadelphia, PA . 1936
Price: 45.00

15 pp. Blue paper cover, four page mini hinge in staple to inside front cover. An account of designing the Oxford Lectern Bible, choices the designer made. Includes samples from the book. 11 1/4" x 8"
"Frederic W Goudy: American Typographer" . Paul Johnston . The Heuron, No.7 . . C. 1930
Price: 45.00

8 pp. Paper pamphlet, no cover. Article about Goudy and American Typography, discusses Goudy's contribution to typesetting and includes a page of examples. Signed by author. 9 1/2" x 6 1/2"
At the Sign of Flying Fame List of Publications Broadside. A.T. Stevens.London.1913
Price: 45.00

Westminster for Flying Fame. . Broadside is on bright pink paper and measures 12 3/4" x 5 1/2". Contains a list of publications for broadsides and chap books. Prices are Broadsides-2 pence plain. 4 pence coloured. and Cap-books-6 pence. A note on the bottom states" In the Press, other Chap-books, Broadsides, and Drawings by James Stephens, Holbrook Jackson, Walter de la Mare, Ralph Hodgson, Richard Honeywood, and Lovat Fraser. All publications decorated throughout by Lovat Fraser.". slight fading at top
A. D. F. Randolph Bookseller, NYC1855 - Vignette of Mother Reading to Child.
Price: 55.00

5" x 7 3/4" billhead with vignette of mother reading to child upper left corner.  Invoice for 25 copies of "Plain Words" priced at $5.83.  Letter folds.
Menu and Program for the October Meeting of the Pittsburgh Club of Printing House Craftsmen in honor of our guest Norman T. A. Munder, printer Extraordinary. ..Oct 18, (1922)
Price: 65.00

Held Thursday Evening, October 18, (1922).  A four (4) page large format menu and program bound with an orange and black string tie. Additional one page insert with tyext and typography by Arthur C. Gruver contributed to the craftsmen number of the Amerian Printer by  MacGregor - Cutler Printing Company, Pittsburgh PA.  The first page has a tipped-in image from a photograph of Munder.  The second page is the program concluding with a speech by Munder titled "Fine Printing". This is followed by a simple menu, with the final page being  n note on The Craftsmen Movement.   The text block on each page is bordered by  repeated elegant decortive devices in the Craftsmen style.  Measures 12 1/2" x 9 1/4". . Although no year was present, one of the presenters Arthur Gruver was president of the organization that year.
Elm Tree Antique Wove Covers . . W. C. Dodge Paper Co . Boston, Mass. . 1910s
Price: 70.00

Brown illustrated cover, bound with brown yarn. Sample books of covers, each sample lists weight, color. 9" x 6"
Wavene Cover . . W. C. Dodge Paper Co . Boston, Mass. . 1910s
Price: 75.00

Green card stock cover of sample booklet. Contains cover samples with color and paper weight. Shows samples for various companies. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2"
Onimbo Covers . . W. C. Dodge Paper Co . Boston, Mass. . 1910s
Price: 75.00

Gray illustrated cover of man reading atop wall, bound with brown yarn. Contains various samples of actual covers next to blank pages, lists color, weight, and finish, some with raised letters/logos 9" x 6"
Specimen Pages, How to Talk . . Cowperthwait & Co. . Philadelphia . 1882
Price: 75.00

Paper illustrated cover, contains illustrations throughout, preface and index. Pre-publication sample pages for the book "How to Talk" Contains; suggestions for teachers, composition, lessons, and writing. Book is not complete as it is a sample. 7 1/2" x 5"
The Story of the Merriam Family - George, Charles, Lewis and Homer - Printers, Publishers and Men of Progress. Springfield, MA, Clark W. Bryan, 1887. ..
Price: 75.00

A 24 pp. booklet originally published in The Paper World, October 1887. Tells the story of the Merriam Family including illustrations of George, Charles, Lewis and Homer, a business timeline by locations including West Brookfield, Springfield, Greenfield and Troy (NY)  from the earliest company of E. Merriam & Co. 1798-1823 in West Brookfield. 6 1/2" x 5".
A Tribute to the late C. Lovat Fraser by John Drinkwater Prospectus. The First Edition Club.London.ca. 1921
Price: 75.00

4 pp. Stiff Wrapper. 9 1/2" x 6" booklet written by John Drinkwater in 1921 on the life of Claud Lovat Fraser. Cover states "The Beggar' Opera Costumes and designs by C.L.F. Printed for private circulation" Also includes 6 3/4" x 4 3/4" single fold laid paper brochure with insert to purchase the  Sixty-Three Unpublished Designs by Claud Lovat Fraser, published by The First Edition Club. Also two 3 1/2" x 2" cards "with C. Lovat Fraser's Compliments". some staining and wear, brochure is faded
The English Version of the Polyglott Bible: Containing the Old and New testaments, with the Marginal Readings.. G. & C. Merriam. Springfield. 1844
Price: 80.00

1115 pp, 856 for the Old Testament and 259 for the New Testament. Red gilt and blind stamped hard cover, illustrations and 6 plates (2 of which are frontispieces for each testament), three chambers on spine, gilt stamp of praying woman on front and back cover, gilt forage. "The form in which this volume no appears is altogether different from anything which has before been given to the Public, but its originality will be found pre-eminently to consist in a laborious and entirely new Selection and Arrangement of References, in which it has been endeavoured faithfully to exhibit the Scripture as its own Expositor" -Preface. 4 1/2" x 3" inscribed, some staining on cover and toning
Goudy Text & Lombardic Capitals: Two New Monotype Faces . Frederic W. Goudy . Lanston Monotype Machine Company . Philadelphia, Pa .
Price: 85.00

sampler booklet with examples of Goudy text and lombardic capitals, the back page has monotype flowers and ornaments suggested for use with Goudy text and lombardic capitals. 12" x 9"
Deepdene: a new roman and italic type design, drawn by Frederic W. Goudy. . . Lanton Monotype Machine Company . Philadelphia, PA. . c1930
Price: 85.00

15 pp. Paper printed two color cover, includes examples of points and series. The booklet consists of descriptions and examples of the Deepene type created by Goudy. 12 1/4" x 9"
Large Format Advertising Trade Card - Lakeside Press, (Engravers, Printers, Lithographers, Book-binders) Portland, ME printed in Half-tone
Price: 90.00

A 6" x 8 1/2" advertising trade card promoting Lakeside Press.  The front depicts a half-tone reproduction of a poster heading made and presented by the company for the Maine State Agricultural Society. The narrative on reverse highlights the companies engravers, printers, lithographers and book-binders. Light corner bend..
Brown, Taggard & Chase - School Books, Medical Books, Stationary. Brown, Taggard & Chase.Boston.
Price: 95.00

A single-fold 8" x 5" circular with an engraving of the exterior of the Brown, Taggard & Chase location at 25 & 29 Cornhill, Boston.  Promtes School Books, Medical Books and Stationery.  Note within discusses an order..
Business Card and Book Publisher's List - Newman & Ivison Publishers, Booksellers, and Stationers,. c1854
Price: 150.00

A 1 5/8"x 3" business card printed on lightly coated stock.  It is for Newman & Ivison, Publishers, Booksellers, and Stationers. No. 178 Fulton Street, New York.  The reverse lists the books published by Newman & Ivison.
Proof before Lettering of Les Cent Bibliophiles Menu for 1908 meeting created by Auguste Lepere - Tongue in Cheek - Woman Stirring a Pot of Books
Price: 200.00

An 8" x 12" proof before lettering of a fine line illustration depicting an outdoor event of Le Cent Bibliophiles, one of the French bibliophilic societies.  It depicts rings of dancing people in the background beneath the trees.  In the foreground a woman tends a pot of "stewing books".  Printed signature A. Lepere. .
Pencil signed Proof before Lettering for a Menu Du Banquet de la Plume (for Leon Deschamps magazine). c1900 J. E. Sylvestre
Price: 200.00

A 5" x 7 1/4" prrof before lettering of a menu depicting a risque scene depicting a young woman hanging from a tree as she attemps to pick apples.  The banquets were organized by the magazine Leon Deschamps, La Plume, between 1892 and 1905.  They were more than just literary events, but of social significance in trying to establish literary space.   Pencil signed by J. E. Sylvestre.  .
A collection of approximately 80 engravings by Charles William Sherborn depicting his work in various stages of production1875-1903
Price: 3,750.00

Approximately 80 different examples of Sherborn's work many in their final form, others at various stages of completion.  The collection was compiled by his son . Each item is affixed to a single-fold paper mat with a information on the work at the base of the mat including year created, title, brief description type of engraving (or art), size and process notes on the particular item.  Each page is numbered1-80 with a few engravings with multiple page (a,b,c etc).  Few lacking.  Among the smallest is an intricate watch back engraving of woman with a basket of fruit on her head 1 3/4" x 1 3/8".. Charles William Sherborn (1831-1912) was an English engraver, who chiefly made bookplates. He has been hailed as having led the revival in copper-engraved bookplates, and came to be called the "Victorian little master". Wikipedia See The Life and Work of Charles William Sherborn by his Son, Charles Davies Sherborn. 1912.   https://archive.org/details/sketchoflifework00sher