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Old Picture Books,  With Other Essays on Bookish Subjects by  Alfred W Pollard - First Edition - 1902 - from Old Saratoga Books (SKU: 33572)

Old Picture Books, With Other Essays on Bookish Subjects

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Old Picture Books, With Other Essays on Bookish Subjects

by Pollard, Alfred W

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New York and London: Methuen and Co.. Good with no dust jacket; Library markings on spines, bookplates, pocket . scars and perforated library marks on title pages. Boards lightly worn at . corners and head and foot of spine.. 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Navy cloth binding with titles and illuminated letter O stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. Many illustrations. 40 pages of publisher's ads at rear. Chapters include essays on Florentine rappresentazioni, two illustrated Italian Bibles, 15th and 16th century woodcuts, English books printed abroad, heraldic initials, the first English book sale, woodcuts in English plays pre-1660, printers' marks of the 15th and 16th centuries, the Franks collection of armorial book-stamps, and two concluding essays by Alice Pollard about a Queen Anne pocket-book and "Why Men Don't Marry". Chapters include essays on Florentine rappresentazioni, two illustrated Italian Bibles, 15th and 16th century woodcuts, English books printed abroad, heraldic initials, the first English book sale, woodcuts in English plays pre-1660, printers' marks of the 15th and 16th centuries, the Franks collection of armorial book-stamps, and two concluding essays by Alice Pollard about a Queen Anne pocket-book and "Why Men Don't Marry". Chapters include essays on Florentine rappresentazioni, two illustrated Italian Bibles, 15th and 16th century woodcuts, English books printed abroad, heraldic initials, the first English book sale, woodcuts in English plays pre-1660, printers' marks of the 15th and 16th centuries, the Franks collection of armorial book-stamps, and two concluding essays by Alice Pollard about a Queen Anne pocket-book and "Why Men Don't Marry".; Ex-Library; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 282 pages .

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Seller
Old Saratoga Books US (US)
Seller Inventory #
33572
Title
Old Picture Books, With Other Essays on Bookish Subjects
Author
Pollard, Alfred W
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good with no dust jacket; Library markings on spines, bookplates, pocket scars and perforated library marks on title pages. Boa
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Methuen and Co.
Place of Publication
New York and London
Date published
1902
Keywords
Book Collecting, Illustrated Books, EARLY Printed Books
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About Old Saratoga Books

Old Saratoga Books owners Dan and Rachel Jagareski have been selling books since 1996. After running an open shop for twenty years in the historic village of Schuylerville we now sell books online and at book fairs. We are members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). Our specialties include books about history, science, cooking, children's books, and the arts. Rachel is a graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar and has attended Rare Book School in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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