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Wendell Minor: Art for the Written Word

By Minor, Wendell

NY: Harcourt Brace. Near Fine/VG+. 1995. 1st. hardcover. 4to . 134pp . NO INTERNATIONAL OR PRIORITY. Yet another copy that is SIGNED by the author. Believe Daedalus Books had lots of signed in 90s. .

$12.00

A Splendor of Letters
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A Splendor of Letters

By Basbanes, Nicholas A.

NY: HarperCollins. Near Fine/Near Fine. 2003. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 444pp . Signed by the author on the title page. Slight cant to spine. .

$20.00

Modern Book Collecting for the Impecunious Amateur

By West, Herbert Faulkner

Boston: Little Brown. VG+/VG (see notes). 1936. 1st. hardcover. 12mo . 305pp . Signed by the author: INSCRIBED for "Les Talbot....from his old friend the author, Herb...1936" 1/4" chip, edgewear to p/c DJ. .

$30.00

Patience and Fortitude
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Patience and Fortitude

By Basbanes, Nicholas A.

NY: HarperCollins. Near Fine/VG+. 2001. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 636pp . Signed by the author: INSCRIBED "For....collector of science fiction and fantasy...." Light wear to DJ. .

$20.00

Yankee Bookseller

By Goodspeed, Charles E.

Boston: HMCo. VG+, no dj. 1937. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 325pp .

$15.00

The Book through Five Thousand Years

By Vervliet, Hendrik D. L.

NY: Phaidon. VG+/Good+ (see notes). 1972. 1st US. hardcover. 4to . 496pp . NO INTERNATIONAL--TOO BIG, TOO HEAVY. DJ has a number of tape-repaired tears and reinforements. Book itself very decent. .

$75.00

Among the Gently Mad
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Among the Gently Mad

By Basbanes, Nicholas A.

NY: Holt. Near Fine/Near Fine. 2002. 1st. hardcover. 12mo . 250pp .

$10.00

Books and Readers in Ancient Greece and Rome

By Kenyon, Frederic G.

Oxford, UK: Oxford U. Press. VG/Good (see notes). 1932. 1st. hardcover. 12mo . 136pp . Soiled, edgeworn DJ has several tears to 1". .

$20.00

The Footnote: A Curious History
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The Footnote: A Curious History

By Grafton, Anthony

Cambridge: Harvard U. Press. Near Fine/Near Fine. 1997. 2nd ptg. hardcover. 8vo . 241pp .

$10.00

The Case for Books

By Darnton, Robert

NY: Public Affairs. Near Fine/VG+. 2009. 1st. hardcover. 12mo . 218pp .

$8.00

A Bibliographical Introduction to Seventy-Five Modern American Authors

By Lepper, Gary M.

Berkeley: Serendipity Books. Near Fine/Near Fine. 1976. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 428pp . Nice copy. .

$12.00

Theodore Bliss: Publisher and Bookseller

By Bliss, Arthur Ames

Northampton, MA: Northampton Historical Soc. Near Fine, NO dj. 1941. 1st. hardcover. 12mo . 77pp . Unopened! One of 1,000 unnumbered copies. .

$12.00

John Leech on My Shelves

By Field, William B. Osgood

NY: Collectors Editions. VG+, NO dj. 1970. reprint. hardcover. 4to . 314pp . NO INTERNATIONAL OR PRIORITY. .

$10.00

No Art without Craft: The Life of Theodore Low de Vinne
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No Art without Craft: The Life of Theodore Low de Vinne

By Tichenor, Irene

Boston: Godine. Near Fine/Near Fine. 2005. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 329pp .

$6.00

(3 volume set) The House of Beadle and Adams and Its Dime and Nickel Novels

By Johannsen, Albert

Norman: U. of Oklahoma Press. Vol. I and II are fine, no DJs. (see notes for more). 1950. 1st. hardcover. 4to . 476,443,99pp . NO INTERNATIONAL OR PRIORITY, but we will ship the set media mail at the single book rate. Partial slipcase. Selling this with the 3rd volume, from 1962, which is the supplement volume with the addenda, etc. Covers of volume III are a bit bowed, matching tan cloth. Vol III also has a rubbed DJ. Also included is MOST of the original slipcase for the initial 2 volume publication. Slipcase is MISSING its title side, and is well worn -- just an open box with info front and back. .

$50.00

Caldecott and Company

By Sendak, Maurice

NY: FSG. Good only/VG (see notes). 1988. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 216pp . About 20 pp have yellow highlighting, pages from 180 on are 'dinged' upper right. Spine cocked. Bit of toning to DJ spine. Pretty much just a reading copy because of the highlighting and the dinged pages. .

$7.50

Baroque Book Illustrations: A Short Survey

By Hofer, Philip

Cambridge: Harvard U. Press. VG, no dj (see notes). 1951. 1st. hardcover. 4to . 43p + 143 pls . NO INTERNATIONAL OR PRIORITY. Spine lettering worn out, slight cant to spine. P O name and date. .

$15.00

A Splendor of Letters
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A Splendor of Letters

By Basbanes, Nicholas A.

NY: HarperCollins. VG/VG+. 2003. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 444pp . Slight cant to spine, P O name. .

$7.50

Biographical Studies of Seven Authors of crawfordsville, Indiana

By Russo, Dorothy Ritter and Sullivan, Thelma Lois

Indianapolis: Indiana Historical. VG+, no dj. 1952. 1st. hardcover. 8vo . 486pp . Top edge gilt. Nice copy. .

$7.50

The Haskell F. Norman Library of Science and Medicine (Three volumes--auction catalogues, no prices realized list)

By Norman, Haskell F.

NY: Christie's. Good+ (see notes). 1998. 1st. hardcover. 4to . 1100+pp . NO INTERNATIONAL OR PRIORITY.--> FIRE VICTIMS <-- Smoke staining to all edges of all volumes, pleasant smoky odor. Text blocks are unaffected. If you can abide what smells a lot like lapsang souchong tea, this is a fascinating trio of books. Near fine except for the smokiness. No international or priority please, but we will ship the set at the single volume price; we will not ask extra for shipping. .

$55.00

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