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Printing and the Mind of Man The Impact of Print on Five Centuries of Westerern Civilization.

By John Carter & Percy H. Muir

New York: Holt Rinehart Winston, 1967. A dscriptive Catalogue illustrating The Impact of Print on the evolution of Western Ciilization during fie centuries. An as new copy oi the first edition in a very good dust jacket in a mylar cover. some small chips and closed tears to edges of dj. 280pp including inde. Very large and heavy book. . 1st. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Reynods Stone. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Books on Books.

$118.75

A Practical Guide to American Book Collecting

By Whitman Bennett

New York City: The Bennett Book Studios, Inc., 1941. edition limited to 1250 copies. the purpose of this volume is to diversify the collecting of american books of every period from the beginning to the presnt. . 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Books on Books.

$13.78

Practice to Deceive: The Amazing Stories of Literary Forgery's Most Notorious Practitioners
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Practice to Deceive: The Amazing Stories of Literary Forgery's Most Notorious Practitioners

By Joseph Rosenblum

New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2000. New copy still in publisher's shrinkwrap. First edition. Nine amazing stories of literary forgery's most notorious practitioners. Introduction gives an overview of literary forgery from classic times to the modern. This work begins with the strange story of George Psalmanazar and continues through the literary hoaxes of Ireland, Chatterton, Wise, Lucas, Collier, MacPherson and Hofmann. Each story not only enlightens the reader about the cunning, skill and techniques of the chosen forgers but also explores their personalities and varied motives. Illustrated. Commemorative bookplate on front free endpaper. xx, 360 pages. cloth, dust jacket.. 8vo... 1st. Hardcover. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Books on Books.

$13.78

Robert W. Service: A Bibliography
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Robert W. Service: A Bibliography

By Peter J. Mitham

New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2000. New copy still in publisher's shrinkwrap.This first edition is the most comprehensive bibliography of the works of British/Canadian poet-author Robert W. Service (1874-1958). Service wrote a prodigious stream of poems and rough, frontier literature. In this well-researched and scholarly bibliography, Peter Mitham has produced a brilliant and welcomed bibliography of Robert W. Service's works.. 1st. Hardcover. New/New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bibliography.

$33.25

Booking in the Heartland

By Matthews, Jack

Baltimore: John Hopkins Press, 1986. Hardcover. Very Good. Readers know Jack Matthews primarily as a writer of fiction, but he is also a confessed "bibliomaniac," specializing in Americana. This avocation takes him 30,000 miles a year, to auctions, auntique shops, and flea markets. 161pp.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Books on Books.

$7.60

New Worlds in Old Books
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New Worlds in Old Books

By Rostenberg, Leona G.

New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 1999. Hardcover. New, still in publishers shrinkwrap. The dynamic duo of New York's antiquarian book scene have written a unique and interesting series of essays on the creation of new fields of book collecting. With hard-won authority, the authors share an extraordinary career that spans over fifty years. . 1st. Hardcover. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Books on Books.

$23.28

Old Books in the Old World
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Old Books in the Old World

By Rostenburg, Leona G.

New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 1996. Hardcover. Very Good. Old Books in the Old World: Reminiscences of Book Buying Abroad. 175pp.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Books on Books.

$13.78

Increase Mather His Works Being a Short-title Catalogue of the Published Writings That Can be Ascribed to Him.

By Holmes, Thomas J

Cleveland: William Gwinn Mather Library, 1930. Being a Short-title Catalogue of the Published Writings That Can be Ascribed to Him. Compiled by Thomas j. Holmes Librarian of the William Gwinn Mather Library. Cleveland For Private Distribution 1930. contains the imprints, including the variants, so far as we have them on record and can give them, of all the editions and issues of Mather's works that have come to our notice. 59 pp. on laid paper. edges untrimmed.green paper covers with title in black. there is some insect damage to spine cover, text block is intact. . 1st. Paperback. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bibliography.

$42.75