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New York: The Grolier Club, 1889. 3 volumes, 8vo. 131; 131; 173 pages. Exquisite in-text decorations throughout all three volumes. Original parchment, gilt-lettered, lavishly patterned endpapers. Provenance: Cortlandt F. Bishop (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Full title: "Ricardi de Bury Philobiblon ex optimis codicibus recensuit versione anglica necnon et prolegomenis adnotationibusque auxit...
London: Souvenir Press, 1989. 4to.124 pages. Color illustrations. Cloth; dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. Ronald Searle decodes the world of book collecting in this brilliantly illustrated and satirical book. He employs "shockingly explicit drawings" and a "devastatingly frank glossary" to entertain bibliophiles in this comedic work.