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volume 71 no 1

spring 2022

A Memoir, Part 1: My Bookish Youth Emil Offenbacher �� � � 11 Children’s Books and Book Collectors Brian Alderson �� � � � 29 Edwin Bloemsaat in Conversation with Sheila Markham: The Markham Interviews (New Series) 26 �� � � � � � 37 Book Piracy in Poland 1977–1989 Błaz˙ej Mikuła �� � � � � 43 A Revolution in Legal Publishing: The Earliest Booksellers’ Catalogues of English Law Books, Part 1 Anthony Taussig �� � � � � 57 ‘Elegant Presents for Young Persons’: Marketing Children’s Books in Edinburgh, 1819 Alastair M. Johnston �� � � � � � � 75 The New Incunabula Matthew Haley �� � � � � � � 90 Annals of Bookselling, Part 2. Heartbreak: The Later Years John Windle �� � � � � � � � � � � � 94 Sylvia Plath’s A Winter Ship: An Inventory Peter K. Steinberg �� � 102 Lost Friends, Part 2 Brian Alderson �� � � � � � � � 111 Six Careful Owners Liam Sims � � � � � � � � � 115 The Libraries of Twelve Early Members of The Club, Part 6: Thomas Percy Stephen Clarke �� � � � � � � 119 A Binding by Francis Bedford, between 1851 and 1883 English & Foreign Bookbindings 149 Karen Limper-Herz �� � � 123

news & comment 127 ● catalogues & sales 152 ● obituaries 167 ● book reviews 172 ● notes on contributors 183 ● notes for contributors 184 ● in the next issue 185 ● list of advertisers 192

Editor : James Fleming. Deputy Editor: Victoria Dailey. Editorial Advisors : Michael Caines, Justin Croft, Fergus Fleming. Design : Prof. Phil Cleaver. Marketing : Silke Lohmann. Website : Sarah Bennett. Subscriptions and Advertising : Emma Brown, PO Box 1163, St Albans, al1 9ws (07530 047470) emma@thebookcollector.co.uk ● the book collector is published by The Collector Ltd, The Mead, Turkdean, Cheltenham, Glos gl54 3ny ● issn 0006–7237

www.thebookcollector.co.uk All correspondence and pitches for articles to editor@thebookcollector.co.uk see also ‘Notes for Contributors’

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