Presscom site index
For Non-Frame & Small-Screen Users
  site index; img by AJ Ashton.

Search the site here, with MickSmick's squirrel 
The emphasis in this site is on the individual publishers
and private presses (with some exceptions).
  Also available is a font file (in zip format) for desktop computers running legacy Windows systems.

James Orchard HALLIWELL (later HALLIWELL-PHILLIPPS) (1820-1889)

Wright, George R.: A brief memoir of the late J.O.Halliwell-Phillipps
Lee, Sidney.: James Halliwell entry in the Dictionary of National Biography
Winsor, Justin. (& Annie E.Hutchins): Halliwelliana: A bibliography of the publications of James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps.

Halliwell, J. O.: On the Means Adopted to Insure the Rarity of the Privately Printed Works of James O. Halliwell

Halliwell, J.O.: The Gardens of Shakespeare
Halliwell, J.O.: The National Shakesperian Fund; The Laws of the National Shakesperian Fund; The Estate of New Place; The Great Garden of New Place
Halliwell, J.O.: Curiosities of Modern Shaksperian Criticism.
Halliwell, J.O.: Early Editions of Shakespeare
Halliwell, J.O.: Hand-List of Shaksperiana
Halliwell, J.O.: A New Boke about Shakespeare and Stratford-on-Avon [includes an essay by Washington Irving & woodcuts by F.W.Fairholt]
Halliwell, J.O.: An Account of the Only Known Manuscript of Shakespeare's Plays
Halliwell, J.O.: Shakespeare and the Armada
Halliwell, J.O.: A few remarks on the emendation, "who smothers her with painting," in the play of Cymbeline
Halliwell, J.O.: Selected Notes upon Shakespeare's Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra
Halliwell, J.O.: The Last Days of William Shakespeare
Halliwell, J.O.: A Life of William Shakespeare. [part version]
Halliwell, J.O.: Illustrations of the Life of Shakespeare. [First part, with complete text and appendix to follow. No second part]

Halliwell, J.O.: Brief Observations on some Ancient Systems of Notation
Halliwell, J.O.: History of the Discovery of the Composition of Water
Halliwell, J.O.: Collection of Notes on the Early History of Science in Ireland
Halliwell, J.O.: The Connexion of Wales with the Early Science of England
Halliwell, J.O. : A Brief Account of the Life, Writings, and Inventions of Sir Samuel Morland. [Including: A Treatise on the Numeration of Algorism]

Halliwell, J.O.: A Random Note on the Good Old Times
Halliwell, J.O. : Contributions to English Lexicography
Halliwell, J.O. : A Brief Account of an Unique Edition of Sir Philip Sydney's Arcadia
Halliwell, J.O. : An Account of the European Manuscripts in the Chetham Library, Manchester

Halliwell, J.O. (ed.): The Merry Tales of the Wise Men of Gotham
Halliwell, J.O. (ed.): The Sackful of News
Halliwell, J.O. (coll. & ed.): The Nursery Rhymes of England (4th edition with illustrations; plus earlier editions).
Halliwell, J.O. (coll. & ed.): Popular Rhymes and Nursery Tales.
Halliwell, J.O.(coll. & ed.): Books of Characters illustrating the Habits and Manners of Englishmen from the Reign of James I. to the Restoration. [Including:]
      Anon: The Wandering Jew telling Fortunes to Englishmen
      Anon: The Man in the Moone telling Strange Fortunes; or, The English Fortune-Teller
      John Stephens: Essayes and Characters, Ironicall, and Instructive
      Donald Lupton: London and the Countrey Carbonadoed and Quartred

Halliwell, J.O. (coll. & ed.): The Jokes of the Cambridge Coffee-Houses in the Seventeenth Century

Halliwell, J.O.: William Baldwin: Beware the Cat, 1570. [From a 19th century transcription, with Halliwell's typography]
      William Baldwin: Beware the Cat, 1570. [From a 19th century transcription, with modern typography]

Halliwell, J.O. (ed.): Notices of Players Acting at Ludlow
Halliwell, J.O.(ed.): The Early History of Freemasonry in England
Halliwell, J.O.(ed.): The Boke of Curtasye
Halliwell, J.O.(ed.): A Brief Description of the Ancient & Modern Manuscripts preserved in the Public Library, Plymouth. [Including:]
      Nicholas Breton: The Countesse of Penbrook's Passion
      Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery: The Generall
      Dr Simon Forman: Notices & extracts from his 'Metrical Autobiography'.

Halliwell, J.O.(ed.): The Alchemical Testament of John Gybbys of Exeter

Halliwell-Phillipps, J.O.: Correspondence with Robert Browning, 1881.
      [Response by F. Furnivall.]

Halliwell-Phillipps, J.O.: The Stratford Records
Halliwell-Phillipps, J.O.: The Stratford Records and The Shakespeare Autotypes
Halliwell-Phillipps, J.O.: A Brief Report on the Interchange of Books, Relics, &c, between the New Place and the Birthplace Museum, and on the re-arrangement of the Library
Halliwell-Phillipps, J.O.: Memoranda on the Present State of the Birth-Place Trust
Halliwell-Phillipps, J.O.: New Evidences in confirmation of the Traditional Recognition of Shakespeare's Birth-Room
Halliwell-Phillipps, J.O.: The Proposed so-called Restoration of the Church of the Holy Trinity at Stratford-on-Avon

Halliwell-Phillipps, J.O.: New Lamps or Old? A few additional words on the momentous question respecting the E and the A in the name of our national dramatist
Halliwell-Phillipps, J.O.: Cursory Memoranda on Shakespeare's Tragedy of Macbeth
Halliwell-Phillipps, J.O.: Memoranda on Shakespeare's Tempest
Halliwell-Phillipps, J.O.: Discursive Notes on Shakespeare's Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
Halliwell-Phillipps, J.O.: The Fool and the Ice

heading img, by Gerald G.  


Percy, William: Sonnets to the Fairest Coelia (1594)
      Percy, William: Sonnets to the Fairest Coelia (1594), without 16th century typography
      Lee, Sidney: Percy entry in The Dictionary of National Biography.

Fane, Mildmay: Otia Sacra (1648), without 17th century typography
      Fane, Mildmay: Otia Sacra (1648), with 17th century typography
      Rigg, J.M.: Fane entry in The Dictionary of National Biography.
      Notes regarding this publication of Otia Sacra.

The following is linked here due to its falling into the 16th/17th centuries. Its publication does not appear to be a private one, although Baldwin himself was at one time a printer (but not for this publication):
Baldwin, William or G. B.: Beware the Cat (1570, 1584), without 16th century typography
      Baldwin, William or G. B.: Beware the Cat (1570, 1584), with 16th century typography
      Biographical & literary references to William Baldwin from Joseph Ames/Thomas Dibdin, William Carew Hazlitt, John Payne Collier, Joseph Ritson, & A.H. Bullen.

George THOMASON (c.1602-1666) & Octavian PULLEN

Fortescue, G. K.: Preface to 'Catalogue of the Pamphlets, Books, Newspapers, and Manuscripts relating to the Civil War, the Commonwealth, and Restoration, collected by George Thomason, 1640-1661'. Vol I.

Buchanan, David: Truth its Manifest.
     Skottowe, B.C.: Buchanan entry in The Dictionary of National Biography.

Puget de la Serre, Jean: Histoire de l'entree de la Reyne Mere du roy tres-chrestien dans les Provinces Unies des Pays-Bas. (In preparation)
      Illustrations, modern directory, for Histoire de l'entree ... dans les Provinces Unies des Pays-Bas. (Directory for illustrations to Histoire de l'entree ... dans la Grande Bretaigne will be separate).

heading img, by Gerald G.  


Chambers, Robert: Poems
     Watt, Francis.: Robert Chambers entry in the Dictionary of National Biography
Chambers, Robert : Popular Rhymes, Fireside Stories, & Amusements of Scotland

FROGMORE LODGE press, Windsor (c.1809-1817)

Frogmore Lodge: Illustration appearing in one of the editions of Translations from the German
Martin, John: Entry to Frogmore Lodge in Bibliographical Catalogue of Privately Printed Books, 2nd edition

Frogmore Lodge press: A Chronological Abridgement of the History of Spain
Frogmore Lodge press: A Chronological Abridgement of the History of Germany
Frogmore Lodge press: A Chronological Abridgement of the History of France
Frogmore Lodge press: A Chronological Abridgement of the History of Portugal
Frogmore Lodge press: A Chronological Abridgement of the History of Ancient Rome
(The 'Chronological Abridgement...'s were printed on cards, bound in book form)

Knight, Ellis Cornelia, (translator): Translations from the German in prose and verse
Knight, Ellis Cornelia, (translator): First pages of another edition
Knight, Ellis Cornelia, Samuel Rogers, W.R. Spencer, & others: Miscellaneous: poems

To Frogmore Lodge.
To Ellis Cornelia Knight.
      Kaye, J.W.: Introduction to Autobiography of Miss Cornelia Knight, lady companion to the Princess Charlotte of Wales. This contains a biographical note
      Stoddard, Richard, ed.: Biographical comment from Personal Reminiscences by Cornelia Knight and Thomas Raikes
      Knight, Ellis Cornelia, edited by J.W. Kaye: Autobiography of Miss Cornelia Knight, lady companion to the Princess Charlotte of Wales (Chapters 10 to 17, Vol 1, with some summarised omissions)

LEE PRIORY PRESS, Kent (1813-1823)

Wroth, Warwick.: Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges entry in the Dictionary of National Biography

Brydges, Sir Egerton: A catalogue of all the works printed at the private press at Lee Priory in Kent
Brydges, Sir Egerton: Select Funeral Memorials
Brydges, Sir Egerton: Desultoria : or Comments of a South-Briton on Books and Men
Brydges, Sir Egerton: Bertram, a poetical tale
Brydges, Sir Egerton: The Muse of Lough Corrib
Brydges, Sir Egerton: To the friends and admirers of Robert Bloomfield
Brydges, Sir Egerton: To a lady
Brydges, Sir Egerton: May-Day
Brydges, Sir Egerton: Five Sonnets addressed to Wootton
Brydges, Sir Egerton: A Brief Character of Matthew Lord Rokeby
      Le Grys Norgate, G.: Matthew Robinson, 2nd Baron Rokeby, entry in the Dictionary of National Biography

Quillinan, Edward: Woodcuts and Verses
Quillinan, Edward: Dunluce Castle, a poem
Quillinan, Edward: Elegiac Verses, addressed to a lady
       Garnett, Richard.: Edward Quillinan entry in the Dictionary of National Biography

Raleigh, Sir Walter: The Poems of Sir Walter Raleigh: now first collected, with a biographical and critical introduction by Sir Egerton Brydges
Browne, William: Original poems, never before published ... with a preface and notes by Sir Egerton Brydges
Chapman, George: An Epicede, or Funeral Song: On the most disastrous Death of the High-born Prince of Men, Henry Prince of Wales, &c. &c. Who Died the 6th of November, 1612
Roberts, Henry: The Trumpet of Fame, the second edition.
Wotton, Henry: 'The Characters of Robert Devereux and George Villiers'
      Lee, Sidney.: Sir Henry Wotton entry in the Dictionary of National Biography

Lee Priory Press: Woodcuts & decorative rules from 'Woodcuts and Verses', with links to enlargements. [This is a modern reference.]

heading img, by Gerald G.  


Bouchot, Henri & Edward Bigmore: The Printed Book, Its History, Illustration, and Adornment, from the days of Gutenberg to the present time.
Winship, George Parker: Gutenberg to Plantin: an outline of the early history of printing
Jacobi, Charles T.: Some Notes on Books and Printing: a guide for authors, publishers & others
Martin, John: Introduction to 2nd edition of the Bibliographical Catalogue of Privately Printed Books
Dickson, Robert: Introduction of the Art of Printing into Scotland
MacKay, A.J.G. : A short note on the Local Presses of Scotland
Scott, John: The Arithmetica of Jordanus Nemorarius. Paris, 1496. — Is it the first book with the printing of which a Scotsman was connected ?
Duff, E. Gordon: The Two First Books printed in the Scottish Language

To the History of Printing, Typography & Publishing.

heading img, by Nathan Eady.  


Republic of Iraq: Iraq A Guidebook (1961)

Government of Iraq: Iraq Today ... (1953)

Cookery in the Middle East :
The Iraqi Red Crescent Society Women's Branch: Recipes from Baghdad 1952 and 1961 editions

Historical narratives :
Gertrude Lowthian Bell : Amurath to Amurath. (1924, 2nd edn)
     Hogarth, W.D.: Bell entry in The Dictionary of National Biography.
St. George's Memorial Church, Baghdad. : Parish booklet with short history (undated)

Israel Intelligence Service 1977 : 1979 US description of the organisation.
Yitzhak Rabin : 1974 US government biographical assessment.

Historical witness:
    —   Don Bunyan. Live recording of an Iraqi revolution ?1963/66: mp3 version (5mb); wma version (2mb).

Political responses to current British foreign policy in Middle East :
    —  George Galloway, M.P.(2nd April, 2004) Presscom film.
    —  Brian Haw, demonstrator against the war in Iraq, Parliament Square, Westminster, London. (2nd June, 2001– ) Visual media; link to Mr Haw's web site.
    —  'British Intelligence' and a potential source of inspiration (1970) Sound media

Heading img, by Nicu Buculei.   


These are items from various mediums which have heretofore escaped publication, completely or within the British Isles.

Out of the Unknown:
(1)   Theme tune c1976.
(2)   Ballet courtesies, 2004.
(3)   Moon music video, June 2005.
(4)   Television themes:
      - The Mind Beyond, theme music (?), 1970s
      - Roads to Freedom 'La Route est Dure' 1970 mp3 format - m4a format - wma format;
      - Big Brother 1970 mp3 format - m4a format - wma format;
      - Flamingo Road 1980s mp3 format - m4a format - wma format.
(5)   Maps:
      - Andrees Berliner Schul-Atlas 1916. Detailed maps of Berlin and other countries, for the Kaiser generation of schoolchildren. (These images are large, as are their enlargements)

Last update 4th May, 2020

Filelist link, img by 'StarExterminator'.    Link to image map / frames version of site.
Link to home page of site, no small screen redirect.
   Homepage link; img by Jean Maurice Le Clec.