Publications

  1. Catalogue of a Collection of Portraits of the Colonial Period Exhibited by The Philobiblon Club. The Academy of the Fine Arts. Philadelphia, November 22, 1893.
    [Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1893?]
    Large duodecimo. 63 p.
    Printed paper wrappers.
    The 275 portraits exhibited—engravings and mezzotints—were from the collection of Clarence S. Bement, a charter director of the Club.
  2. Constitution and By-laws of The Philobiblon Club.
    Philadelphia, 1893.
    Duodecimo. 10 p.
    Printed paper wrappers.
  3. The Excellent Priviledge of Liberty and Property, Being a Reprint and Fac-simile of the First American Edition of Magna Charta Printed in 1687 under the Direction of William Penn by William Bradford. Philadelphia: Printed for The Philobiblon Club, 1897.
    Quarto. 1 leaf, xv, 168 p. 1 leaf, [8], 63 p.
    Full vellum.
    Introduction by Frederick D. Stone; edited by John Thomson; decorations by Edward Stratton Holloway.
    Printed by J.B. Lippincott Company.
    150 copies on paper, 5 copies on vellum.
  4. A Fragment of the Chronicles of Nathan Ben Saddi, Printed in Philadelphia by James Chattin, 1758.
    Facsimile.
    Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1904.
    Quarto. 18 p., 1 leaf, 15 plates.
    Printed boards.
    Introductory Note, pages 7-18, by Samuel W. Pennypacker.
    150 copies.
  5. Dicken’s Doctors. A Paper Read before The Philobiblon Club, May 28, 1903. By John Chalmers Da Costa, M.D.
    Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1905.
    Large octavo.
    52, [1] p.
    Issued in printed paper wrappers; and in boards with cloth spine, top edge gilt.
    Printed by J.B. Lippincott Company.
    150 copies.
  6. The Philobiblon Club. Introduction by the President, Charter, Constitution and By-laws, Officers and Members, Publications, Exhibitions and Addreses.
    Philadelphia: 1910.
    Octavo.
    60, [1] p.
    Cloth.
    Introduction, pages 9-14, is a sketch of the Club by Samuel W. Pennypacker. Printed by J.B. Lippincott Company in July, 1910.
    200 copies.
  7. Pedigree in the Ownership of Law Books. An Address Delivered before The Philobiblon Club, January 28, 1915. By Hampton L. Carson, Esq.
    Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1916.
    Quarto.
    31, [1] p., 14 plates (including facsimiles).
    Cloth, with leather label on spine.
    Introductory note, pages 5-6, by Samuel W. Pennypacker.
    Printed by J.B. Lippincott Company in May, 1917.
    200 copies.
  8. Samuel W. Pennypacker. An Address Delivered before The Philobiblon Club, October 26, 1916. By Hampton L. Carson, Esq.
    Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1917.
    Large octavo.
    44 p., frontispiece (portrait), double-page plate (facsimile).
    Boards, with cloth spine and leather label.
    Printed by J.B. Lippincott Company in May, 1917.
    200 copies.
  9. Jacques Casanova de Seingalt. An Address to The Philobiblon Club of Philadelphia, 24 May, 1923. By Seymour de Ricci.
    Philadelphia: Privately Printed, 1923.
    Octavo.
    24 p.
    Issued, uncut, in flexible marbled boards with title label in blue and red, and, cut, in boards with label in black and red.
  10. Emerson and Frost, Critics of Their Times. By Lawrence Thompson. An Essay Read before a Meeting of The Philobiblon Club at Philadelphia on 24 October 1940, and Now Privately Printed for the Members of the Club.
    Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1940.
    Octavo.
    43, [1] p., illustration.
    Paste paper boards with cloth spine.
    Printed by Edmund Thompson at Hawthorne House, Windham, Connecticut, and completed December 31, 1940.
    250 copies.
  11. The Lost Tradition of American Letters. By Willard Thorp.
    Philadelphia: Privately Printed for The Philobiblon Club, 1945.
    Octavo.
    1 leaf, 26, [1] p.
    Designed by P.J. Conkwright and printed at the Princeton University Press.
    300 copies.
  12. The Murder of George Wythe. By Julian P. Boyd.
    Philadelphia: Privately Printed for The Philobiblon Club, 1949.
    Small quarto.
    2 leaves, 45, [1] p., 1 leaf
    Marbled boards with cloth spine.
    Designed by P.J. Conkwright and printed at the Princeton University Press.
    300 copies.
  13. The Fortsas Catalogue. A Facsimile, with an Introduction by Lessing J. Rosenwald.
    [Philadelphia:] Printed for The Philobiblon Club, Bird & Bull Press, North Hills, Pa., 1970.
    Quarto.
    13 p., 1 leaf, 4 facsimiles (notice and three-page newspaper report); facsimile of the Catalogue, octavo, [4], 12 p., in pocket inside back cover.
    Marbled boards with cloth spine.
    Printed in February, 1970, by Henry Morris.
    250 copies.
  14. The Club of Odd Volumes, Boston, 1887-1973. An Address Given to The Philobiblon Club on 19 April, 1973 by Walter Muir Whitehill.
    [Philadelphia:] Printed for The Philobiblon Club, Bird & Bull Press, [North Hills, Pennsylvania,] 1973. Octavo.
    13, [1] p., illustration.
    Paste paper wrappers; short title on label on front cover.
    Printed in March, 1973, by Henry Morris, who also designed and made the paper for the wrappers.
    250 copies.
  15. The Philobiblon Club of Philadelphia. The First Eighty Years, 1893-1973. By Robert E. Spiller.
    [Philadelphia:] Printed for The Philobiblon Club, Bird & Bull Press, [North Hills, Pennsylvania,] 1973.
    Octavo.
    38 p. including facsimiles, [2] p.
    With a Preface by Emerson Greenaway, and a list of publications compiled by Howell J. Heaney.
    Paste paper boards with vellum spine.
    Printed in November, 1973, by Henry Morris, who also made the paste paper and the end-papers.
    275 copies.
  16. NICHOLAS GOUIN DUFIEF OF PHILADELPHIA. FRANCO-AMERICAN BOOKSELLER, 1776-1834.
    Philadelphia, The Philobiblon Club, 1988.
    83p. frontispiece and three plates.
    Designed and produced for the Club at the Press of W. Thomas Taylor in Austin, Texas, in Baskerville and Bulmer.
    300 copies in cloth.
    All copies signed by the author.
    Madeleine B. Stern.
  17. THE CENTENNIAL OF THE PHILOBIBLON CLUB OF PHILADELPHIA, 1893-1993. With an introduction by George R. Allen, President.
    Philadelphia, The Philobiblon Club, 1993.
    Consisting of a reprint of A LOAN COLLECTION OF DECORATIVE BINDINGS, RARE BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, AND OTHER BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SPECIMENS FROM THE LIBRARIES OF PHILADELPHIA.
    [Exhibition] to be opened in Philadelphia at The Academy of the Fine Arts, Tuesday, January tenth, 1893; with, A Short-title List of Items Exhibited in "Some of Our Best Friends: Books Selected From Collections of Members of the Philobiblon Club," at the Rosenbach Museum & Library, 12 February - 9 May 1993; and, the historical introduction by President Allen.
    [8,] 53, [3] p.
    Printed wrappers.