[Stock catalogues, numbered series:] 1 § 5 § 8 § 9 § 10 § 17 § 29 § 30 § 32 § 45 § 46 § 47 § 147 § 148 § 149 § 150 § 151 § 152 § 153 § 154 § 155 § 156 § 157 § 158 § 164 § 165 § 170 § 171 § 172 View larger
Paul Breman (London)

[Stock catalogues, numbered series:] 1 § 5 § 8 § 9 § 10 § 17 § 29 § 30 § 32 § 45 § 46 § 47 § 147 § 148 § 149 § 150 § 151 § 152 § 153 § 154 § 155 § 156 § 157 § 158 § 164 § 165 § 170 § 171 § 172

London, Paul Breman Limited, 1970-2004
Twenty-nine volumes (format varies), in the publisher’s wrappers, as issued. - A good selection of catalogues issued by Paul Breman (1931-2008) as an independent bookseller. A complete set consists of 93 catalogues, numbered 1-48 (format 24 × 11 cm); 179-181, 183-184, 186-188, 280-281, 283, 286-287 (i.e. 1979 no. 1, to 1987 no. 2; format A5), 381 (i.e. 1981 no. 3; format A5); 144-175 (format mostly 22 × 16 cm). For the idiosyncratic numeration, and production details, see Paul Breman Ltd, Catalogue 164, item 25. ¶ Excellent copies.
Subjects
Architectural books - Booksellers' catalogues
Author bibliography - Trissino (Gian Giorgio), 1478-1550
Bibliography - Booksellers' catalogues
Festival books and prints - Booksellers' catalogues
Garden design - Booksellers' catalogues
Horse books - Booksellers' catalogues
Military art & science - Booksellers' catalogues
Perspective books - Booksellers' catalogues
Printing - Italy, 1501-1600 - Rome - Arrighi (Ludovico), c. 1470-1527
Trade catalogues
Authors/Creators
Breman, Paul, 1931-2008
Paul Breman (London)
Printers/Publishers
Arrighi, Ludovico, c. 1470-1527
Tolomeo Ianiculo (i.e. Bartolomeo Zanetti), active 1514-1548
Owners
Zwart, Cees, born 1934
Other names
Trissino, Gian Giorgio, 1478-1550
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
  • This collection contains

  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 1] Catalogue one : stablemaster to Marx Fugger : the bit books of Veit Forster and of his pupil Mang Seutter

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1970
    (24 × 11 cm), [8] pp., illustrations. 3 items; priced. - Item 1 is a manuscript (176 leaves) of drawings of bits, bridles and straps for horses and mules, executed c. 1560, in a contemporary pigskin binding dated 1579 (ex-Sotheby’s, 11 December 1961, lot 173, and afterwards with the Parisian bookseller Georges Heilbrun; the manuscript is now University of Pennsylvania, Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection, Ms 239, via Bredford Libri Rari and Sam Fogg). Item 2 is Mang Seutter’s Ein schönes und nützliches Bissbuch (Augsburg 1584), in a contemporary roll-tooled pigskin binding (one roll signed SM); item 3 is a pair of 15th century drawings (extracted from an unidentified album, one drawing numbered 64 and the other 66).
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 5] Ludovico degli Arrighi, Vicentino

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1970
    (24 × 11 cm), [24] pp., illustrations. 20 items; priced (US$). Self-wrapper (printed in two colours) - “…compiled and written with the … collaboration of M. Georges Heilbrun and Nicolas Barker … in May 1970” (colophon).
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 8] The Decorative element: ornaments and objects for architectural settings

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1970
    (24 × 11 cm), [16] pp., illustrations. 30 items; priced. Self-wrapper (printed in two colours)
    Subjects
    Trade catalogues
    Authors/Creators
    Paul Breman (London)
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 9] Dutch architecture after Berlage

    London, Paul Breman Limited, [1970?]
    (24 × 11 cm), [20] pp., illustrations. 100 items; priced. Self-wrappers.
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 10] Cottage architecture of the early nineteenth century

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1970
    (24 × 11 cm), [12] pp., 1 illustration. 20 items; priced. Self-wrappers (printed in two colours).
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 17] Splendid occasions

    London, Paul Breman Limited, [1971]
    (24 × 11 cm), [12] pp., illustrations. [15] items; priced. Self-wrappers (printed in two colours). - Issued jointly by Paul Breman and Paul Grinke on the occasion of the 4th International Book Fair, London, 27-29 September 1971.
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 29] High Baroque and after: Italian architecture, engineering & ornament 1675-1825

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1972
    (24 × 11 cm), [12] pp., illustrations. 25 items; priced. Self-wrappers (printed in two colours).
    Subjects
    Trade catalogues
    Authors/Creators
    Paul Breman (London)
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 30] High Baroque and after: Italian architecture, engineering & ornament 1475-1675

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1972
    (24 × 11 cm), [12] pp., illustrations. 25 items; priced. Self-wrappers (printed in two colours).
    Subjects
    Trade catalogues
    Authors/Creators
    Paul Breman (London)
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 32] Bridges

    London, Paul Breman Limited, [1973?]
    (24 × 11 cm), [12] pp., illustrations. 40 items; priced. Self-wrappers (printed in two colours).
    Subjects
    Trade catalogues
    Authors/Creators
    Paul Breman (London)
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 45] Perspective books 1576-1856

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1977
    (24 × 11 cm), [16] pp., illustrations. 30 items; priced. Self-wrappers.
    Subjects
    Trade catalogues
    Authors/Creators
    Paul Breman (London)
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 46] Artillery: books & manuscripts

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1980
    (24 × 11 cm), [40] pp., illustrations. 80 items. Price list (”valid until 31 March 1981”) loosely inserted. Publisher’s printed wrappers (printed in colour). - “Quite possibly the first specialised list of its kind. Don’t just throw it away, order a book or manuscript from it, then pass it to a friend or file it for reference: it will be rare one day – valuable, even” (from a review by “Anatole Braun”, in ABMR, November 1980, p.545). Included is a sixteenth-century manuscript (item 22, £1650) first offered in Breman’s Catalogue 26, returned to the market in the Honeyman sale (Part III, 2 May 1979, lot 1163), and here described as being entirely in Giacomo Fontana’s hand.
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 47] Frank Lloyd Wright: ephemera : for a living collection

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1980
    (24 × 11 cm), [12] pp., illustrations. 50 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers (printed in two colours).
    Subjects
    Trade catalogues
    Authors/Creators
    Paul Breman (London)
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 147] Recent acquisitions [other title:] Recent acquisitions which will not fit next year's catalogue program

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1989
    (24 × 15 cm), [24] pp., illustrations. 40 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Wrapper torn without loss.
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 148] Military books [other title:] Military books including some Venetian books on duelling

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1989
    (24 × 15 cm), [24] pp., illustrations. 35 items; priced. Self-wrappers.
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 149] Printed in Venice [other title:] Books Printed in Venice

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1989
    (24 × 15 cm), [20] pp., illustrations. 31 items; priced. Self-wrappers (printed in two colours).
    Subjects
    Trade catalogues
    Authors/Creators
    Paul Breman (London)
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 150] English architecture

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1990
    (24 × 15 cm), [24] pp., illustrations. 60 items; priced. Self-wrappers (printed in two colours).
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 151] Technology [other title:] Technology and science

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1990
    (24 × 15 cm), [20] pp., illustrations. 35 items; priced. Self-wrappers.
    Subjects
    Trade catalogues
    Authors/Creators
    Paul Breman (London)
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 152] History prints [other title:] History in prints

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1990
    (24 × 15 cm), [32] pp., illustrations; 30 items; priced. Self-wrappers.
    Subjects
    Trade catalogues
    Authors/Creators
    Paul Breman (London)
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 153] Recent acquisitions: Dutch books [other title:] Recent Acquisitions: Dutch books in 'various fields'

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1990
    (24 × 15 cm), [28] pp., illustrations. 30 items; priced. Self-wrappers (printed in two colours).
    Subjects
    Trade catalogues
    Authors/Creators
    Paul Breman (London)
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 154] Artillery [other title:] Artillery : Military and recreational fireworks

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1990
    (24 × 15 cm), [20] pp., illustrations. 50 items; priced. Self-wrappers (printed in two colours)
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 155] Twentieth century architecture & designs

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1991
    (21 × 15 cm), [18] pp., illustrations. 138 items; priced. Self-wrappers.
    Subjects
    Trade catalogues
    Authors/Creators
    Paul Breman (London)
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 156] Garden & landscape

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1991
    (21 × 15 cm), [16] pp., illustrations. 60 items; priced. Self-wrappers (printed in two colours).
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 157] Recent acquisitions

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1991
    (21 × 15 cm), [20] pp., illustrations. 30 items; priced. self-wrappers.
    Subjects
    Trade catalogues
    Authors/Creators
    Paul Breman (London)
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 158] Collections

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1991
    (21 × 15 cm), [16] pp., illustrations. [15] items; no prices. Self-wrappers. - “This is not so much a ‘real’ catalogue as a series of rather throw-away notes on sets of books I have brought together during the thirty years of P.B. Ltd” (Preface). C.R. Ashbee; Berlage; Black literature; Britain in Pictures; Dutch architecture before Berlage; Heritage: poetry of the North American Negro; Jean Le Pautre; Military architecture published in Venice; Neue Werkkunst; Obelisks; Pop-up Books; Thomas Rickman; Twentieth century architecture; Vitruvius; Wijdeveld & Wendingen.
    Subjects
    Trade catalogues
    Authors/Creators
    Paul Breman (London)
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 164] Reference sets & long runs of booksellers' catalogues

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1994
    (21 × 15 cm), [16] pp., 40 items; priced. Self-wrappers (printed in two colours). - “This catalogue offers a number of multi-volume reference works and long runs of booksellers’ catalogues from the library of Cees Zwart, a Dutch collector who has reached the age where one wants to see the world shrink back to manageable proportions” (Preface).
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 165] Landscape and gardening

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1994
    (21 × 15 cm), [48] pp., illustrations. 48 items; priced. Self-wrappers.
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 170] One hundred books on military architecture and artillery : plus related prints, games, drawings and a section of reference works

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 1999
    (21 × 15 cm), [116] pp., illustrations (some in colour). 150 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 171] Dutch architecture

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 2000
    (14.5 × 21 cm), [56] pp., illustrations. 125 items; priced. Self-wrappers.
    Subjects
    Trade catalogues
    Authors/Creators
    Paul Breman (London)
  • Paul Breman (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 172] Giovan Giorgio Trissino and his printers – Ludovico degli Arrighi Vicentino and "Tolomeo Ianiculo" with a few related rarities

    London, Paul Breman Limited, 2001
    (21.5 × 15.5 cm), [64] pp., illustrations. 27 items. Price list and announcement “with compliments and apologies for the uneven quality of the colour reproductions” loosely inserted. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Noticed in The Book Collector, Winter 2001, p.550 and Winter 2002, pp.553-554.
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