Paris, International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, 1956
(27 cm), 190 pp. Publisher’s cloth binding - Original edition of a multi-lingual dictionary of 1225 terms used in describing antiquarian books. Each language has its own alphabetical list of terms with references to the numbered entries in the dictionary. Reviewed by John Hayward in The Book Collector, Autumn 1956, pp.293-295. Reprinted in 1978 (with Japanese added). ¶ Lacking printed dust jacket; a paper defect in pp.141-142 has caused the loss of some words.
(25 cm), 505 pp. Publisher’s cloth. - Reprint of the original edition (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1949). Cf. David Vander Meulen, “The History and Future of Bowers’s Principles” in PBSA, volume 79 (1985), pp.197-219, on the reception of Bowers’s Principles and its likely influence in the future. ¶ Red inkstamp (“Released”) on endpaper. Ownership inscription in ink and some underlining and marginalia in ink and pencil.
(22 cm), xv (1), 359 (1) pp., illustrations. Publisher’s cloth, printed dust jacket. - Reprint of the second impressions with corrections (1928). ¶ Occasional pencil marginalia. Tears and chips in dust jacket.
(22.5 cm), xii, 207 (1) pp. Publisher’s cloth, dust jacket. - In these lectures Bowers endeavoured to show “the way in which the bibliographical mind works when tackling a problem and its evidence” (Foreword). First edition. ¶ Ownership inscription in ink on endpaper. Good copy.
(21 cm), viii, [i], 185,  pp. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - First paperback edition (originally published by Cambridge University Press, 1959). Contents: Textual criticism and the literary critic; The Walt Whitman manuscripts of Leaves of grass (1860); The new textual criticism of Shakespeare; Principle and practice in the editing of early dramatic texts. David McKitterick, The Sandars and Lyell Lectures: a checklist (New York 1983), pp.26-27. ¶ Bookstore price stamp on endpaper. Spine rubbed, minor loss.
(19.5 cm), (10) 59 (1) pp. Publisher’s cloth, dust jacket. - “This book is so sane, its numerous examples are so instructive, its sweep is so inclusive that it is indispensable for all workers in textual criticism” (from a review by Hereward T. Price, in Shakespeare Quarterly, volume 11, 1960, pp.378-379). Translated from the German editions of 1949 and 1957; previously issued by OUP in 1958 and 1963. ¶ Few pencil notations; a very good copy.
Berkeley & London, University of California Press, 1974
(24 cm), xi, 174 pp. Publisher’s cloth, pictorial dust jacket. - A history of the editing and criticism of classical (mostly Latin) texts from 1465 until the present day, with accounts of editorial practice across the same period. In the fourth chapter, the author surveys libraries, library catalogues, and the accessibility of manuscripts between the 16th and 18th centuries. ¶ Very good copy.
(24 cm), xiii (1), 268 pp. Publisher’s cloth, dust jacket. - Studies of twelve texts, ranging in date from Harington’s translation of Orlando Furioso (printed 1591) to Stoppard’s Travesties (1974), which present different kinds of editorial problems. First edition. ¶ Very good copy.
(23 cm),  pp. Publisher’s printed wrappers (stapled). - Offprint from Studies in Bibliography, volume 43 (1990), pp.1-33. ¶ Author’s presentation inscription on cover, dated 9 March 1990, and “One of 10 copies”. Good copy.