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Cobden-Sanderson, T. J.. Ecce Mundus. Industrial Ideals and The Book Beautiful.. Printed at the Chiswick Press, 1902, 1902.

Price: US$70.51 + shipping

Description: 8:o (38) pp. Quarter vellum with paper covered boards. Small annotation on title page. Fine copy. Cobden-Sanderson's classic treatise on The Book Beautiful.

Seller: Rönnells Antikvariat AB, Stockholm, Sweden

T.J. Cobden-Sanderson. Ecce Mundus Industrial Ideals and The Book Beautiful. Hammersmith Publishing Society, 1902.

Price: US$79.67 + shipping

Condition: Very Good

Description: Hardcover, NOT ex-library. Printed at The Chiswick Press. Blue boards faded and sunned. Vellum spine a little marked and discoloured. Binding tight. Very slight spotting to endpapers. First and second endpapers uncut. 34pp, slim. More details available on request.(1811Ua4)

Seller: Morning Mist Books and Maps, Cirencester, United Kingdom

Cobden-Sanderson, T. J.. Ecce Mundus. Industrial Ideals and The Book Beautiful.. Printed at the Chiswick Press, 1902, 1902.

Price: US$83.28 + shipping

Description: 8:o (38) pp. Quarter vellum with paper covered boards. Bookplate of William Edward Hollis. Fine copy. Cobden-Sanderson's classic treatise on The Book Beautiful.

Seller: Rönnells Antikvariat AB, Stockholm, Sweden

T. J. Cobden-Sanderson. Ecce Mundus. Industrial Ideals and the Book Beautiful.. Hammersmith Publishing Society at the Chiswick Press, Hammersmith, 1902.

Price: US$90.00 + shipping

Condition: Very Good

Description: Hammersmith: Hammersmith Publishing Society at the Chiswick Press. Very Good. 1902. Quarter vellum over brown paper covered boards. Partial title to spine. Top right corner bumped. Deckled edges. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .

Seller: William Chrisant & Sons, Inc. ABAA, ILAB, Ft Lauderdale, FL, U.S.A.

Cobden-Sanderson T.J.. Ecce Mundus. Industrial Ideals and the Book Beautiful. , 1902.

Price: US$172.09 + shipping

Description: First edition. Small 4to., a good copy in original quarter vellum, lettered in black, pale brown boards a little bumped at top fore corner, fore and bottom edges uncut. London, Printed at the Chiswick Press . Sold by the Hammersmith Publishing Society. Cobden-Sanderson on his soap box, yelling in apparent frustration that ?the idea to be communicated by the book comes first, as the thing of supreme importance?, emphasizing and re-emphasizing that ?the Book Beautiful.should be conceived as a whole?.

Seller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA, London, United Kingdom

COBDEN-SANDERSON T.J.. Ecce Mundus. Industrial Ideals and the Book Beautiful. , 1902.

Price: US$172.09 + shipping

Description: First edition. Small 4to., a very good copy in original quarter vellum, lettered in black, pale brown boards, uncut and unopened. London, Printed at the Chiswick Press for the Hammersmith Publishing Society. Cobden-Sanderson on his soap box, yelling in apparent frustration that ?the idea to be communicated by the book comes first, as the thing of supreme importance?, emphasizing and re-emphasizing that ?the Book Beautiful.should be conceived as a whole?.Spine a trifle darkened and some very mild rubbing to very edges of boards, otherwise a good, clean copy. Booklabel on front pastedown.

Seller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA, London, United Kingdom

COBDEN-SANDERSON (T.J.). Ecce Mundus. Industrial Ideals and the Book Beautiful. London, Printed at the Chiswick Press Sold by the Hammersmith Publishing Society, 1902.

Price: US$200.00 + shipping

Condition: Fine

Description: 8vo. Not paginated, but about 30 pp. of text. Bbound in quarter vellum, brown-paper boards. Title printed in black on spine. Deckled fore-edge. Both the front and the back free end-papers show brown spotting which may be off-setting from sheets of paper since removed. Dusting to the vellum. A near fine copy.

Seller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc., Brecksville, OH, U.S.A.

Cobden-Sanderson,T.J.. Ecce Mundus: Industrial Ideals And The Book Beautiful. Hammersmith Publishing Society, Hammersmith, 1902.

Price: US$275.00 + shipping

Description: Not paginated. (Small 4to) original vellum-backed boards, spine lettered in black. One of a handful of copies in vellum and boards (instead of plain blue boards with glassine dust wrapper) of the first publication of the Hammersmith Publishing Society, done in the manner of the Kelmscott press, with expressive text by one of the leading British practitioners of the Arts and Crafts movement. Printed at the Chiswick Press by Charles Wittingham & Co. Light wear and soiling to binding; internally fine.

Seller: Nudelman Rare Books, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.

COBDEN-SANDERSON, T.J. HAMMERSMITH PUBLISHING SOCIETY.. Ecce Mundus. Industrial Ideals and The Book Beautiful by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson.. printed at the Chiswick Press for the Hammersmith Publishing Society, Hammersmith, 1902.

Price: US$331.97 + shipping

Description: 8vo., original vellum backed boards, title lettered in black on the spine. Small mark on lower board but generally a very good, fresh copy. Two important texts by Cobden-Sanderson including his theory of The Book Beautiful "The Ideal Book or Book Beautiful is a composite thing made up of many parts."

Seller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS, ABA, ILAB, London, United Kingdom

Cobden-Sanderson, T.J.. BINDING, FINE- DOVES BINDERY, T.J. COBDEN-SANDERSON] Ecce Mundus; Industrial Ideals and The Book Beautiful. Hammersmith Publishing Society, Chiswick Press, Hammersmith, 1902.

Price: US$2850.00 + shipping

Description: Bound in rich dark geen crushed morocco at the Doves Bindery, under the direction of Cobden-Sanderson, and with signed gilt pallet on rear dentelle, "The Doves Bindery, 19 C-S 04." Classic Doves binding with austere double fillet gilt borders, ending at the corners with leaf and circle designs, raised bands with gilt-ruled rectangles in six comparments on spine, superb four-tiered gilt fillet border and leaf design on front and rear dentelles. Beautifully printed at the Chiswick Press on fine paper. With the Arts & Crafts designed bookplate of Ernst Beckman and the inscription on the front flyleaf: "For Mr. and Mrs. Beckman. June 1911" (in an unknown hand). This binding may be the one referred to by Marianne Tidcombe (catalogue entry 582) her book, "The Doves Binder," which mentions two copies of pattern numbered 742, to which: "the covers are tooled with a small corner design of rose leaves." Fine.

Seller: Nudelman Rare Books, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.