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Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them
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Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them

By Francine Prose

HarperCollins, 2006. 1st Edition Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good/Very Good condition. First edition, later printing. No markings to the text block. No marks of personal identification or prior ownership. Water stain on rear panel of dust jacket.

$10.00

The Owl Among Colophons
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The Owl Among Colophons

By Charlaes A. Madison

Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1966. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good/Very Good condition. First edition, first printing. No markings to the text block. No marks of personal identification or prior ownership.

$8.00

The Reader's Encyclopedia (2 volumes)
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The Reader's Encyclopedia (2 volumes)

By William Rose Benet

Thomas Y. Crowell, 1965. 2nd Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Very Good condition, no DJ. 2nd edition, 1st printing. No markings to the text block. No marks of personal identification or prior ownership. Covers spotted (see our photo).

$15.00

The New York Public Library's Books of the Century
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The New York Public Library's Books of the Century

By Elizabeth Diefendorf

Oxford University Press, 1996. First Thus 1st Printing. Soft cover. Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Near Fine condition, no DJ. First Thus/first printing. No markings to the text block. No marks of personal identification or prior ownership.

$8.00

The Irish Hand: Scribes and Their Manuscripts from the Earliest Times to the Seventeenth Century With an Exemplar of Irish Scripts
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The Irish Hand: Scribes and Their Manuscripts from the Earliest Times to the Seventeenth Century With an Exemplar of Irish Scripts

By Timothy O'Neill

Dufour Editions/Dolmen Press, 1984. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Near Fine/Near Fine condition. First edition, first printing. No markings to the text block. No marks of personal identification or prior ownership.

$45.00

A Child's Delight
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A Child's Delight

By Noel Perrin

Dartmouth College/University Press of New England, 1997. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Near Fine/Near Fine condition. First edition, first printing. No markings to the text block. No marks of personal identification or prior ownership.

$12.00

At Random: The Reminiscences of Bennett Cerf
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At Random: The Reminiscences of Bennett Cerf

By Bennett Cerf

Random House, 1977. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good/Very Good condition. First edition, first printing. No markings to the text block. No marks of personal identification or prior ownership. Edges of text block lightly foxed.

$8.00

Of Books and Mankind
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Of Books and Mankind

By John Butt

Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1964. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good/Very Good condition. First edition, first printing. Includes review slip on front free end paper and paper label on title page, both from Hillary House in New York. Pen markings throughout. No marks of personal identification or prior ownership. Dust jacket price clipped and lightly stained (see our photo).

$20.00

Page 2: The Best of Speaking of Books
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Page 2: The Best of Speaking of Books

By Francis Brown, ed.

Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1969. Reprint. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good/Very Good condition. Reprint. No markings to the text block. Previous owner's markings on the leaf following the front free end paper. Light soiling to edges of text block (see our photo).

$10.00

The Twentieth-Century Novel in English: A Checklist
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The Twentieth-Century Novel in English: A Checklist

By E. C. Bufkin

University of Georgia Press, 1967. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Near Fine condition, no DJ. First edition, first printing. No markings to the text block. No marks of personal identification or prior ownership.

$10.00

The Fortunes of Mitchell Kennerley, Bookman
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The Fortunes of Mitchell Kennerley, Bookman

By Matthew Joseph Bruccoli

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good/Very Good condition. First edition, first printing. Remainder mark on the bottom of the text block. No markings to the text block. No marks of personal identification or prior ownership.

$8.00

The Secret of the Stratemeyer Syndicate: Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys and the Million Dollar Fiction Factory (Recognitions)
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The Secret of the Stratemeyer Syndicate: Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys and the Million Dollar Fiction Factory (Recognitions)

By Carol Billman

Ungar Pub Co, 1986. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Near Fine/Near Fine condition. First edition, first printing. No markings to the text block. No marks of personal identification or prior ownership.

$30.00

The Artist and the Book: 1860 - 1960
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The Artist and the Book: 1860 - 1960

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1961. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Very Good/Very Good condition. First edition, first printing. No markings to the text block. No marks of personal identification or prior ownership. Dust jacket chipped with several closed tears and general soiling. Book cloth toned on edges. Edges of text block lightly foxed.

$25.00

Gaston Gallimard: A Half-Century of French Publishing
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Gaston Gallimard: A Half-Century of French Publishing

By Pierre Assouline

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988. 1st American Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good/Very Good condition. First American Edition, first printing. No markings to the text block. No marks of personal identification or prior ownership. Remainder mark on the top of the text block.

$8.00

Scouts in Bondage: And Other Violations of Literary Propriety
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Scouts in Bondage: And Other Violations of Literary Propriety

By Michael Bell

Simon & Schuster, 2006. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good/Very Good condition. First edition, first printing. No markings to the text block. No marks of personal identification or prior ownership. Dust jacket price clipped.

$8.00

Books That Changed the World
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Books That Changed the World

By Robert B. Downs

American Library Association, 1956. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good condition, no DJ. First edition, first printing. No markings to the text block. No marks of personal identification or prior ownership.

$12.00

Speaking of Books -- and Life
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Speaking of Books -- and Life

By J. Donald Adams

Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1965. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good condition, no DJ. First edition, first printing. No markings to the text block. No marks of personal identification or prior ownership.

$8.00

Scholarly Publishing: Books, Journals, Publishers, and Libraries in the Twentieth Century
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Scholarly Publishing: Books, Journals, Publishers, and Libraries in the Twentieth Century

By Richard E. Abel, et al.

John Wiley & Sons, 2002. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Near Fine condition, no DJ. First edition, first printing. No markings to the text block. No marks of personal identification or prior ownership.

$10.00

The Fantastic Kingdom
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The Fantastic Kingdom

By David Larkin

Ballantine Books, 1975. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Soft cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Very Good condition, no DJ. First edition, later printing. No markings to the text block. No marks of personal identification or prior ownership.

$10.00

Irving to Irving: Author-publisher Relations, 1800-1974
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Irving to Irving: Author-publisher Relations, 1800-1974

By Charles A. Madison

R. R. Bowker, 1974. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good/Good condition. First edition, first printing. No markings to the text block. No marks of personal identification or prior ownership. Dust jacket front panel water stained (see our photo). Edges of text block soiled.

$8.00

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