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   A List of Known Publications
by Winfred Porter Truesdell
and the
Troutsdale Press

1902    Literary Review and Book Plate Collector, November 1902. Vol. 1, No. 1 (all published). Numerous illustrations of book plates. Royal 8° paper. Boston, 1902.  Illustrate articles on book plates by W.P. Truesdell and on book plate designers by J. Chambers.  Out of print and scarce.  (see  book plate made for Amy Ivers Truesdell by Chambers)

1903    Edward Edwards and his Book Plates. Boston, Printed at the Troutsdale Press and sold by C.E. Goodspeed. 5pp. 9 pls. port, 23cm. Limited Edition 75 copies. ___ On Japan.  Text by W.P. Truesdell.

1903    The Book Plates of Amy M. Sacker. Boston, Printed at the Troutsdale Press and sold by Charles E. Goodspeed, 1903.  3pp. 12 pls. port. 23cm.  Limited Edition 75 copies. Text by W.P. Truesdell.

1903    Herbert Gregson and his bookplates by Herbert Gregson and Winfred Porter Truesdell.  Boston, Printed at the Troutsdale Press and sold by Charles E. Goodspeed. Three pages and 14 plates.

1903    Bookplates from the designs of Ralph Fletcher Seymour.  By Ralph Fletcher Seymour and Winfred Porter Truesdell.  Boston, Printed at the Troutsdale Press and Sold by Charles E. Goodspeed.  Eight pages with 13 plates with some in color.

1903    Adrian J. Iorio and his Book Plates.  By Adrian J. Iorio and Winfred Porter Truesdell.  Boston, Printed at the Troutsdale Press and sold by Charles E. Goodspeed. Seven pages with plates.

1903    Frederick Arthur Jacobson. F. Arthur Jacobson and his book plates. Boston, printed at the Troutsdale Press and sold by C.E. Goodspeed, 1903.  4pp, 16pls. port 23cm. limited edition 75 copies. Text by W.P. Truesdell.

1904    The book-plates of Ludvig Sandoe Ipsen (1840-1920), with foreword by Winfred Porter Truesdell, published by the Troutsdale Press, Boston, 7 pages of text and 29 pages of book plates. Limited edition, ___ copies, 50 on Japan.

1904    E. B. Bird: his book plates, by Elisha Brown Bird, 22 pages of text with 13 pages of illustrated bookplates and 3 pages of mounted bookplates.  Illustrated half-title: Bird brochure.  Text by Winfred Porter Truesdell.  Boston, Printed at the Troutsdale Press and Sold by Charles E. Goodspeed.   8 p. front. (mounted photo) 13 pl. 23 cm. Limited Edition 75 copies.

1905     Frank Chouteau Brown.  The Bookplates designs of Frank Chouteau Brown. Boston, Printed at the Troutsdale Press and sold by C.E. Goodspeed, 1905.  23pp, 45pls port 23cm. Limited Edition 75 copies.  Text by W.P. Truesdell.

1905    Hugh and Margaret Eaton and their Book Plates. Boston, Printed at the Troutsdale Press and sold by Charles E. Goodspeed, 1905.  10pp. 15pls. Port. 23cm.  Limited Edition 75 copies. Text by W.P. Truesdell.

1905    Book Plates by Frederick Garrison Hall. With a short text by R. Clipston Sturgis, Jr. Boston, The Troutsdale Press, 1905.  5pp. 25pls. 23cm  Limited Edition ____ copies, 50 on Japan.

1905    David McNeely Stauffer.  D. McN. Stauffer is Book Plates.  Boston, Printed at the Troutsdale Press.  Sold by Charles E. Goodspeed, 1905. 4pp. 22 pls. port. 23cm. Limited Edition 75 copies.  Text by W.P. Truesdell.

1905    “A Descriptive Check List of the Etched and Engraved Book Plates of J. Winfred Spenceley.”  From an announcement in July 1905: “W.P. Truesdell has published at the Troutsdale Press, Boston, “A Descriptive Check List of The Etched and Engraved Book Plates of J. Winfred Spenceley,” which list 135 plates by this designer, with a description of each plate, and illustrations of many, with a portrait of Mr. Spenceley as a front piece.”

1907    A booklet devoted to the book plates of Elisha Brown Bird, being a collection printed in photogravure, 82 pages.  "This edition of Elisha Brown Bird, His Book Plates, printed for Winfred Porter Truesdell, Arlington, Massachusetts, consists of one hundred and ten copies on Van Gelder handmade paper, and forty copies on Japan vellum.  The text has been composed by Bertha M. Goudy, in Village type designed by Frederic W. Goudy, and printed by them at the Village Press, New York, in September, 1907.  1 v. (unpaged) plates. 24 cm.  Second listing:  portrait and 25 bookplates rented from the original coppers, including one engraved by J. Winfred Spenceley, with foreword by W. Porter Truesdell.  Limited Edition 150 copies, 110 on Van Gelder, 40 on Japan vellum. (A second announcement states: “Only 110 copies printed on Van Gelder hand-made paper at the Village Press, New York.")

1907    Ex Libris.  A Collection of Book Plate Designs by Herbert Gregson. Boston, W. Porter Truesdell, 1907.  4pp. 25pls. 23cm. limited-edition, text by W.P. Truesdell.

1907     Theodore Brown Hapgood.  Bookplates designed by Theodore Brown Hapgood. Boston. Printed at the Troutsdale Press, published and sold by C.E. Goodspeed, 1907. 3pl, 4p, 20pl, 1 port.  8°.

1907    A Collection of Book Plate Designs, by Louis Rhead, (1857-1926), Boston, W.P. Truesdell, 1907. Illustrated title page; title within ornamental border; head and tail pieces; initial. "Of this edition, one hundred and fifty copies have been printed."  9 unnumbered pages frontispiece (mounted portrait) 26 plates (part mounted) 24 cm. Limited Edition 75 copies. Text by W.P. Truesdell

1907    Monographs on American Book-Plate Designers.  By Winfred Porter Truesdell, W. G. Bowdoin, Frank Chouteau Brown and O.P. Hatton.  Published in Boston, Printed at the Troutsdale Press and sold by C.E. Goodspeed.  Three volumes: v. 1. F. Arthur Jacobson, Edward Edwards, Herbert Gregson, Amy M. Sacker.--v. 2. Elisha Brown Bird, Ralph Fletcher Seymour, D. McNeely Stauffer, Adrian J. Iorio.--v. 3. Frank Chouteau Brown, Hugh & Margaret Eaton, Theodore Brown Hapgood, Margarite Scribner Frost.  [this set of books may be a summary of books published individually by Goodspeed in previous years]

1914    General Officers of the War with Spain, and in the Philippine Insurrection.  Announcement of the publication of a series of etched portraits of the General Officers of the Regular Army and Volunteer Forces from 1898 to 1903.  Privately Printed in New York, May 1914.  (Announcement difficult to find, book may not have been printed.) 

1920    Engraved and Lithographed Portraits of Abraham Lincoln by Winfred Porter Truesdell: Announcement of the issue of a book on the portraiture of Lincoln and a descriptive check-list of all the known engravings, lithographs, etc., with a complete collection of the life photographs and their history, 14 pages.   A six-page prospectus was also printed. A second listing for this upcoming title states: Not yet published.  Letter from author states, “It will probably be some months before it is published.  The author resides at Champlain, New York”

1924    Catalogue Raisonne of the Etchings of Charles Meryon, with the Addition of Many Newly Discovered States, by Loys Delteil and edited by Harold J.L. Wright, 208 pages, hardcover.

1926    Checklist Of The Prints Of Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, 53 pages.

1927    Catalogue Raisonne of the Portraits of Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth, With an Introductory Essay by Charles A. Ingraham, 39 pages with 25 full page bookplates.

1927    The Life and Works of Henry Wolf by Ralph Clifton Smith

1929    Gustav Kruell, American Portrait Engraver on Wood, by Gustav Kruell and Ralph Clifton Smith, 98 pages with 14 bookplates

1933    Engraved & Lithographed Portraits of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2, printed by the Troutsdale Press in Champlain, NY.  (Volume 2 only printed, Volumes 1, 3 and 4 not printed). This book is limited to an edition of two hundred and twenty-five copies ...The numbering of the photographs, and the very succinct descriptions thereto, have been based on 'The photographs of Abraham Lincoln', by Frederick Hill Meserve, issued in 1911, and the two supplements which have since appeared. -V. 2.  Printed by the Troutsdale Press.

"The Print Connoisseur" Periodical
1920 – Vol. 1, No. 1 to 1932 – Vol 12, No. 2, 46 issues published



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