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American medical bibliography 1639-1783; a chronological catalogue, and critical and bibliographical study of books, pamphlets, broadsides, and articles in periodical publications relating to the medical sciences: medicine, surgery, pharmacy, dentistry, and veterinary medicine; printed in the present territory of the United States of America during British Dominion and the Revolutionary War.  Yale University. School of Medicine. Dept. of the History of Science and Medicine. Publication, no. 40
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American medical bibliography 1639-1783; a chronological catalogue, and critical and bibliographical study of books, pamphlets, broadsides, and articles in periodical publications relating to the medical sciences: medicine, surgery, pharmacy, dentistry, and veterinary medicine; printed in the present territory of the United States of America during British Dominion and the Revolutionary War. Yale University. School of Medicine. Dept. of the History of Science and Medicine. Publication, no. 40

By Guerra, Francisco. [preface, Lawrence C Wroth; contributors, Chauncey D Leake, Saul Jarcho, Walter C Alvarez, John F. Fulton, Bernardo Mendel, Shirley M Jarvis de Guerra]

New York, Harper, 1962, 1962. Fine. [1st ed.] ; 885 p. ill. ; Series: Yale University. School of Medicine. Dept. of the History of Science and Medicine. Publication, no. 40 ; LCCN: 61-17786 ; LC: Z6659; Dewey: 016.61; NLM: W1; OCLC: 710107 ; blue cloth with gold lettering ; no dustjacket ; extremely important bibliography of historical medical publications in the Americas ; Contents: Introduction : Books and pamphlets -- Broadsides -- Official publications -- Almanacs -- Periodical publications -- The scientific value of this literature and its contributions to medicine, surgery, public health, forensic medicine, psychiatry, pharmacy, dentistry, and veterinary medicine -- Part I Books, pamphlets and broadsides -- Part II Almanacs -- Part III Periodical publications, magazines and newspapers -- Part IV Illustrations -- Part V Section: Table of abbreviations -- Reference symbols -- Location symbols -- Pseudonyms -- Table of authors -- Table of almanacs -- Table of periodical publications -- Colonial American official publications -- American reprints of Colonial American medical publications -- Facsimile editions of Colonial American medical publications -- COlonial American reprints of European medical publications -- European reprints of Colonial American medical publications -- Colonial American medical manuscripts printed in America after 1783 -- Medical publications by Colonial American authors printed abroad before 1784 -- Bibliography of bibliographies and references -- Part VI List of illustrations -- Index of Subjects -- Index of Names. ; presentation by previous owners on front endpaper; huge, thick volume ; FINE

$350.00

L. Frank Baum, Creator of Oz : [A Biography] [Works by L. Frank Baum; Frontier Storekeeper & Newspaper Editor; Becoming a Writer in Chicago; New Life in California; Royal Historian of Oz; Actor Playwright, Oil Salesman]
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L. Frank Baum, Creator of Oz : [A Biography] [Works by L. Frank Baum; Frontier Storekeeper & Newspaper Editor; Becoming a Writer in Chicago; New Life in California; Royal Historian of Oz; Actor Playwright, Oil Salesman]

By Rogers, Katharine M. [subject: Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919] [Henry Sene Yee, John R. Neill

New York : St. Martin's Press, 2002., 2002. Fine. 1st edition, 1st printing ; xvi, 318 pp. ; illustrated ; 25 cm. ; ISBN: 031230174X; 9780312301743; LCCN: 2002-69826 ; OCLC: 49821190 ; LC: PS3503.A923; Dewey: 813/.4 ; brown cloth with silver lettering, in photographic dustjacket ; "In this first full-length adult biography of Baum, Rogers discusses some of the aspects that made his work unique and has likely contributed to Oz's long-lasting appeal, including Baum's early support of feminism and how it was reflected in his characters, his interest in Theosophy and how it took form in his books, and the celebration in his stories of traditional American values. Grounding his imaginative creations, particularly in his fourteen Oz books, in the reality of his day, Katharine M. Rogers explores the fascinating life and influences of America's greatest writer for children." ; Contents: Early Life Actor Playwright Oil Salesman 1856-1888 -- Frontier Storekeeper and Newspaper Editor 1888-1891 -- Becoming a Writer in Chicago 1891-1900 -- The Wonderful Wizard of Oz 1899-1900 -- Successful Author 19011903 -- Reilly Brittons Star Author 1904-1907 -- Royal Historian of Oz 1907-1910 -- A New Life in California 1909-1914 -- A Writer to the End 1914-1919 -- Baums Achievement The World He Created. ; FINE/FINE

$45.00

Takejiro Hasegawa e le fiabe giapponesi del Museo Stibbert = Takejiro Hasegawa and the Japanese fairy tales of the Stibbert Museum. [The tongue cut sparrow; Story of Matsuyama kagami; The rat\'s plaint : an old legend; Old woman who lost her dumpling; The fisher-boy Urashima [Urashima Taro]; Eitaku -- Battle of the monkey and the crab; Momotaro
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Takejiro Hasegawa e le fiabe giapponesi del Museo Stibbert = Takejiro Hasegawa and the Japanese fairy tales of the Stibbert Museum. [The tongue cut sparrow; Story of Matsuyama kagami; The rat's plaint : an old legend; Old woman who lost her dumpling; The fisher-boy Urashima [Urashima Taro]; Eitaku -- Battle of the monkey and the crab; Momotaro

By Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1853-1938 長谷川 武次郎 ; Riccardo Franci; Thompson, David, 1835- ; James, TH, Mrs.; Lin Hongzhi; Little, Archibald John, 1838-1908; Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904 ; Chamberlain, Basil Hall, 1850-1935; Hepburn, JC 1815-1911; Bostwick

Livorno : Sillabe, 2008., 2008. As New. 203 pp. : color illustrations ; 22 x 24 cm. ; ISBN: 9788883474781; 8883474783 ; OCLC: 298180010 ; color illustrated stiff paper wrappers ; Catalogue of the collection./ Text in English and Italian./ Stibbert Museum, Florence (Tuscany)./ Includes bibliographical references. ; facsimile texts include: The tongue cut sparrow / Takejiro Hasegawa; David Thompson; Eitaku -- The story of Matsuyama kagami / Kate James (Mrs T. H. James); Hongzhi Lin; Takejiro Hasegawa -- The rat's plaint : an old l egend / Archibald John Little; Takejiro Hasegawa -- Chin chin kobakama / Lafcadio Hearn; Takejiro Hasegawa -- The old woman who lost her dumpling [Based on: Jizo jodo] / Lafcadio Hearn; Takejiro Hasegawa -- The fisher-boy Urashima [Urashima Taro ] / Basil Hall Chamberlain; Eitaku -- Battle of the monkey and the crab [Sarukani kassen] / David Thompson; Eitaku -- The old man & the devils / James Curtis Hepburn -- The mouse's wedding [Nezumi no yomeiri] / David Thompson -- Momotaro / Salvato re Chimenz ; Takejiro Hasegawa -- Oyuchasan / Bostwick F.M. ; scarce publication ; AS NEW

$198.00

Bibliography in the Bookshop. [The Service of the Stock-holding Bookseller; Method & Technique; Notes on a Knowledge of Stock: Philosophy, Religion, the Bible; Social Science, Language Dictionaries; Technology, the Fine Arts, Literature...]
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Bibliography in the Bookshop. [The Service of the Stock-holding Bookseller; Method & Technique; Notes on a Knowledge of Stock: Philosophy, Religion, the Bible; Social Science, Language Dictionaries; Technology, the Fine Arts, Literature...]

By Smith, F. Seymour (Frank Seymour).

[London] : Andre Deutsch, 1964., 1964. Very Good. [1st edition, 1st printing] ; 192 pp. ; 18 cm. ; LCCN: 66-2211 ; LC: Z323; Dewey: 658.89070573 ; OCLC: 574443 ; "A Grafton Book" ; black cloth with gold lettering ; "...the theme of Bibliography in the Bookshop, starting with the function of the bookseller in the community, and proceeding to a discussion of trade and other bibliographies, the terminology of bibliography and allied topics, ending with notes on a knowledge of basic book stock, and some aspects of the daily practice of bookselling in the average well-stocked shop. The material has been used on the syllabus of the Booksellers' Association Diploma Examination..."--Introduction ; spine sunned ; tiny, contemporary label from Blackwell's Bookstore, Oxford, England on front ep ; VG

$63.00

The Bookman's London. [The London Scene; Some London Authors; Some London Publishers; London Booksellers; Literary Homes; The Haunts of Writers]

By Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. [introduction by John Baker; illustrations, Ford Maddox Brown, F. Waddy, Maclise, Robert Tait, William Orpen, photo, Mark Gerson]

London : John Baker, 5 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, 1969., 1969. Fine. Revised and republished ; 173 pp. ; 23 plates ; illustrated, facsimiles, portraits ; 23 cm. ; ISBN: 0212983598; 9780212983599 LCCN: 75-465277 ; LC: PR110.L6; Dewey: 820.9 ; OCLC: 1135846 ; yellow and red cloth with silver lettering, in yellow, white and black photographic dustjacket ; dustjacket spine sunned ; slight wear to dustjacket ; illustrated end papers ; "Frank Swinnerton is the wise, old (and still sanguine) bird of the book trade...he is back in the fascinating world of books and b ookmen, authors, publishers and booksellers of yesterday and today. From Wych Street and Grub Street and Paternoster Row to Bloomsbury and Park Lane, from the hack editor to the three-volume Victorian bestseller and to the purveyors of literary pro vender of our own time--Frank Swinnerton charts the unsteady progress of a trade...among its special features are the many illustrations collected from prints, paintings and photographs." ; FINE/VG

$50.00

Old and rare : thirty years in the book business. [30] [Morningside heights; Strasbourg am Rhein; Five years in Siberia; Incunabulum; Books After the Blitz; British Succession; English Basements; Continental Coups d'Oeil; New York; Checklist of Old

By Rostenberg, Leona. ; Stern, Madeleine B. (Madeleine Bettina) , 1912- ; [photos, Fred A. Atlas, Jacques Vellekoop]

New York : Schram ; London : Prior, 1974., 1974. Very Good. [1st edition, 1st printing] ; 234 pp. ; illustrated ; ISBN:0839001304 ; LC: Z286.A55R67 ; Dewey: 658.809070573 ; LCCN: 74-8970 ; OCLC: 181818298 ; brown cloth with gold lettering, in brown, red and white pictorial dustjacket ; 12 pages of black an d white photographs with slight edge wear at gutters; slight foxing, slight knock ; "From the Renaissance to a refugee-bookseller's Manhattan office, to an old house in the Bronx, the authors trace the engrossing and sometimes hilarious story of th e founding of the business and partnership [of Leona Rostenberg Books] that were to bring them lasting and fruitful associations with booksellers, librarians and collectors throughout the world...The authors vividly convey the fascination of the search...from an entire library of Italian Renaissance books in a suburban house to single rarities or sleepers: modest calfbound volumes printed at clandestine, subversive presses, flimsy-looking pamphlets that once shook the world, political manifestos, reform and revolution, psychiatry and modern science--a panorama of new ideas in dust-laden books published between 1500 and 1800." ; VG/VG

$86.00

Between Boards : New Thoughts on Old Books. [Mistress Folly's Life Cycle; America in Strange Places; Feminism is Collectible; Public Relations; Books that Swing the Pendulum; Curiouser; Catalogues & Collections; Antiquarian Bookseller's Credo]

By Rostenberg, Leona. ; Stern, Madeleine B. (Madeleine Bettina) , 1912- ; [photo, Elizabeth M. Heyert]

Montclair, N.J. : Allanheld & Schram, 1978., 1978. Very Good. [1st edition, 1st printing] ; 209 pp. ; Dewey: 020.75 ; ISBN: 0839002084 ; LCCN: 77-15896 ; LC: Z987.R83 ; OCLC: 218498132 ; tan cloth with gold lettering, in brown, red and grey dustjacket ; price-clipped dustjacket ; ex-lib, with stamps on title page and page 209, accession numbers on copyright page, but no other marks ; "Their jointly written chapter on the how to's of catalogues and collecting will be especially useful to collectors and dealers...also offer chapters ...on some of the unu sual collectibles they have tracked down: uncommon Americana, feminism, political catalysts, and curious books and non-books, and provide a bibliographic listing for each category. Three chapters written in a light vein are both cautionary and instructive. 'Public Relations' and "'Perils and Pitfalls at Home & Abroad' supply practical do's and don't's and point out hazards awaiting the unwary. 'Adventures of a Literary Sleuth' demonstrates the rewards of scholarship for anyone with serious asperations in the antiquarian field." ; VG/VG

$61.00

The Libraries of London.[The British Museum; Victoria & Albert Museum; Patent Office Library; National Central Library; Parliamentary Libraries; London Borough Libraries; Guildhall Library; University of London Library; Medical Libraries; Music Libr

By Irwin, Raymond. Staveley, Ronald. [Frank C Francis, A C Townsend, H T Pledge, A W Wheen, F W Gravell, S P L Filon, I P Gibb, C S A Dobson, S Gordon, D W King, J D Stewart, F R Smith, A H Hall, H R Mainwood, I Darlington, J H P Pafford, Le Fanu, Bea

London : Library Association, Chaucer House, Malet Place, 1964., 1964. Very Good. 2d, rev. ed. ; 332 pp. ; LCCN: 62-1104 ; LC: Z791 ; OCLC: 575005 ; blue cloth with silver lettering ; bump to fron top cover corner ; binding imperfection on front cover affects one thread ; spine slightly sunned ; a summary retrospective of the "contemporary background of London's libraries will indicate something of the wealth of literary and scientific resources to which the chapters of this book may serve as signposts. The libraries described are of every kind and size, and the chapters are arranged so far as possible in a logical order. The first six chapters are concerned with those having a definitely national status, beginning of course with the British Museum itself. Two chapters follow describing the libraries of Parliament and the Government Departments, and then three dealing with those maintained by the City of London, the London County Council and the London boroughs..." ; VG

$44.00

The Greatest Book in the World, and Other Papers. [Shakespeare and the "Old Vic"; A Royal Book-Collector; London in the Eighteen-Eighties; Sporting-Books; Skinner Street News; Change Cars at Paoli; A "Divine" and His Works; The Last of His Race; etc

By Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940. [photos, R. B. Fleming, Henry Troth, T. Edward Ross]

Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 1925., 1925. Very Good. 1st trade edition, 4th impression ; [so-called 4th edition] ; xvii, 451 pp. ; illustrated, (some in color), facsimiles, portraits ; 21 cm. ; LCCN: 25-17139 ; LC: PS3527.E917; Dewey: 081 ; OCLC: 773877 ; An Atlantic Monthly Press publication ; beige and brown cloth with pasted paper label on spine ; no dustjacket ; Contents: The greatest book in the world -- The ghosts of Gough Square --Shakespeare and the "Old Vic" -- Dialogue between father and son -- Change cars at Paoli -- A royal book-coll ector -- A "divine" and his works -- London in the eighteen-eighties -- Are comparisons odious? -- Colored-plate books -- Sporting-books -- Skinner Street news -- The greatest little book in the world -- The last of his race. ; previous owner's statement in front ep ; a spot on back ep ; top edge gilt ; slight wear, else VG

$60.00

Collector\'s Progress.
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Collector's Progress.

By Lewis, W. S. (Wilmarth Sheldon), 1895-1979. [subject: Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797; art, JG Eckhardt, Wootton, Grinling Gibbons, William Evans, John Henry Müntz, John Carter (1748-1817), Richard Bentley, Hugh D Auchincloss, J C Barrow; assoc: Jack Hol

London : Constable & Co Ltd ; [Edinburgh : Printed in Great Britain by R. & R. Clark, Ltd], 1952., 1952. Very Good. [British edition] ; 245 pp. ; illustrated ; 23 cm. ; LCCN: 53-67093 ; OCLC: 70299655 & OCLC: 2291303 ; LC: Z989; Dewey: 010 ; blue cloth with silver lettering, in tattered and patched pictorial dustjacket ; presentation, unsigned, from the author, March 1952, on the front endpaper ; laid-in, an ALS from Jack Holland, the Birmingham England antiquarian bookseller, dated November 11, 1959, proffering this book to an associate ; the exciting and fascinating recounting of the efforts of Horace Walpole scholar and collector Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis to re-assemble Walpole's library from Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, as well as what he calls "relics" of Walpole: objects once owned by Walpole, and the republishing of Walpoliana ; with 17 photographic illustrations ; VG/FAIR

$140.00

The Comic Book : The One Essential Guide for Comic Book Fans Everywhere. [History of Comic Books; Golden Age; Silver Age; 1990s; Grading, Assessing & Collecting; Original Comic Art; Trivia; Dandy & Beano Annuals; Creators; Comics Titles; etc]
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The Comic Book : The One Essential Guide for Comic Book Fans Everywhere. [History of Comic Books; Golden Age; Silver Age; 1990s; Grading, Assessing & Collecting; Original Comic Art; Trivia; Dandy & Beano Annuals; Creators; Comics Titles; etc]

By Sassienie, Paul. [eds., Mary Remnant, Nadine Bazar; design, David Fordham; photos, Michael Holford; art, J Leech; foreword, Jim Shooter]

Edison, N.J. : Chartwell Books, Inc., 1994., 1994. Very Good. 336 pp. : color illustrations ; 30 cm. ; ISBN: 1555219993 ; OCLC: 31920160 ; LC: PN6725; Dewey: 741.5/0973/075 ; black cloth with gold lettering, in color dustjakcet ; small tear on page 121-122 ; small tear to front top corner of dustjacket ; "[C]ontains four main sections, covering the history of comic books plus chapters on comic culture; collecting, and how to form and maintain a collection; and the grading and assessment of value. In addition, there is a mass of useful information on such things as the use of price guides, artists and writers of comic books. Finally, there is an exhaustive index of the titles and their publishers."--jacket ; VG/G

$57.00

The Reader\'s Encyclopedia : An Encyclopedia of World Literature and the Arts.  [Crowell\'s Handbook for Readers and Writers]
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The Reader's Encyclopedia : An Encyclopedia of World Literature and the Arts. [Crowell's Handbook for Readers and Writers]

By Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950 [Benet], ed. [coauthors, Gerwig, Henrietta, b. 1895; Irene Hendry]

New York : Thomas Y. Crowell Company ; Kingsport, TN : Printed ... by the Kingsport Press, Inc., 1948., 1948. Very Good. 4 volumes ; brown cloth with golding lettering ; 1242+[7] pp. ; LCCN: 48-8901 ; OCLC: 788680 ; Based on Crowell's handbook for readers and writers, ed. by Henrietta Gerwig ; similar to ISBN: 071362972X 9780713629729 ; paper slightly foxed ; a few minor scuffs ; name in pencil ; an encyclopedic dictionary of the arts based on Crowell's Handbook for Readers and Writers ; VG

$44.00

Bookman\'s Guide to Americana. [Directory of Book Dealers]
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Bookman's Guide to Americana. [Directory of Book Dealers]

By Heard, J. Norman (Joseph Norman), 1922- [with Charles F. Hamsa]

Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1986., 1986. Good. 9th edition ; ISBN: 0810818949 ; LCCN: 86-6467 ; OCLC: 13334026 ; vi, 468 p. ; 23 cm. ; red cloth with gold lettering ; slight knock ; ex-lib, stamps, labels, withdrawn stamp ; barcode torn from back ep ; otherwise G

$20.00

American Authors 1600-1900 : A Biographical Dictionary of American Literature. [The Author Series]
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American Authors 1600-1900 : A Biographical Dictionary of American Literature. [The Author Series]

By Kunitz, Stanley, 1905-2006. ; Haycraft, Howard, 1905-1991, eds.[photo coll., Frederick Meserve, photos, Mathew Brady,etc; B. Alsterlund, Eleanor Danysh, Miriam Allen deFord, Dorothy Fletcher, Mary Grahn, K. Ward Hooker, Julia Johnsen, Lina Kahn, etc

New York : The H. W. Wilson Company, 1977, 1977. Very Good. 8th printing of the 1939 edition ; vi, 846 pp. ; 26 cm. ; ISBN: 0824200012; 9780824200015; National Library: 01210500R LCCN: 38-27938 ; OCLC: 269102 ; Complete in one volume with 1300 biographies and 400 portraits ; very slight soiling to bottom of textblock ; a penmark on fore-edge of text ; very slight wear to covers ; tiny bookseller's label on back ep ; text clean ; VG

$52.00

書天堂 = Book Paradise. [High Tech & Rare Books; The Beauty of Vintage Magazines; The Joy of Book Collecting; Spoken Word & Vintage Record; Cover Story; My Bookshelves; Love of Libraries; Charm of Book People; Auctions; Bookstoes on Film; etc]
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書天堂 = Book Paradise. [High Tech & Rare Books; The Beauty of Vintage Magazines; The Joy of Book Collecting; Spoken Word & Vintage Record; Cover Story; My Bookshelves; Love of Libraries; Charm of Book People; Auctions; Bookstoes on Film; etc]

By Jong, Fang-Ling. (Zhong, Fangling) 鍾芳玲著

台北市:源流出版公司 [Taibei Shi : Yuan Liu chu ban gong si], 2004., 2004. Very Good. 255 pp. : illustrated with more than 100 color photographs ; 27 cm. ; Chinese text with English titles ; ISBN: 9573253534 ; OCLC: 58593215 ; colorful, stiff paper wrappers ; Chinese-British bibliophile Zhong Fang-Ling discovers a Book Paradise in th e many and varied bookshops and book people in the United States, and leads the reader on a tour of book auctions, makers of library goods, book exhibitions and bookstores, new and antiquarian, electronic and ancient, as well as music shops ; featured are John Warnock of Octavo, shops The Magazine, Serendipity, Vintage Magazine Company, Gallagher Paper Collectibles, Crinkley Bottom Books, Caedmon Records, Village Music, Allan Milkerit, Facsimile Dust Jackets, International Edible Book Festival , Beatrice Coron, Helen Highwater, Melisa Jay Craig, David Mendez, Susan Hanes, Putnam Rolling Ladder Company, The Library of Congress, A. Edward Newton, Samuel Johnson, Helene Hanff and Charing Cross Road Books, Zwemmer, Marks & Co., Candelier, W H Smith, Nice Price Books, The Book Cellar (North Carolina), Pageant, Books & Co., Books of Wonder, Shakespeare & Co., Book Sense, the California Antiquarian Booksellers Fair, Bolerium Books' John Durham and Mike Pincus, Bibliomania, the Boston Book Fair, John Dunning, Nicholas Basbanes, Christie's, Sotheby's, Pacific Book Auction Galleries and George Fox, Swann Galleries, Bloomsbury Book Auctions, The Pierpont Morgan Library, Randall House Rare Books and David Randall, John Howell Books, Ojai California's Krishnamurti Library, Bart's Books and Richard Bartindale, Lost Horizon Books and Jerry Jacobs, Gold Cities Book Town in Nevada City, Brigadoon Books and Gary Stollery, Mountain House Books and Phyllis Butz, Gary Snyder, Toad Hall Book Shop ; there is also an interesting diversion in the examination of bookstores that have appeared on film; an important addition to Books on Books materials, sure to be a classic reference ; VG

$115.00

A Catalogue of the Library of Charles Lee Smith. [Literature; North Caroliniana; History; Biography; Memoirs, Letters, Addresses...; A Scholar\'s library; Charles Lee Smith, bibliophile; Charles Lee Smith ; A statement of appreciation]
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A Catalogue of the Library of Charles Lee Smith. [Literature; North Caroliniana; History; Biography; Memoirs, Letters, Addresses...; A Scholar's library; Charles Lee Smith, bibliophile; Charles Lee Smith ; A statement of appreciation]

By Folk, Edgar Estes, editior. ; Smith, Charles Lee, 1865-1951. [Thurmin D. Kitchin, Edgar Estes Folk, Charles Lee Smith]

Wake Forest, NC : The Wake Forest College Press, 1950., 1950. Fine. xxx, 654 pp. ; LCCN: 50-58159 ; OCLC: 1443890 ; photographic plates featuring the collection of books, and title pages from several important items and manuscripts, such as those of Ruskin, the Plantin Press, Locke, Milton, Spotswood, Fiddes, Owen Jones, etc. ; with articles: A Scholar's library / Charles Lee Smith ; A statement of appreciation / Thurman D. Kitchin ; Charles Lee Smith, bibliophile / Edgar Estes Folk ; includes a large section on early North Carolina books, making this an impo rtant reference tool for the history of North Carolina imprints ; red cloth in dustjacket ; with calling card of Charles Lee Smith laid in ; FINE/VG

$150.00

The Printing Industry : An Introduction to its Many Branches, Processes and Products. [Printing Processes & Methods; Composition for Printing; Theory & Practice of Full-Color Printing; Graphic Arts Photography; Printing Presses; Presswork; etc]
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The Printing Industry : An Introduction to its Many Branches, Processes and Products. [Printing Processes & Methods; Composition for Printing; Theory & Practice of Full-Color Printing; Graphic Arts Photography; Printing Presses; Presswork; etc]

By Strauss, Victor 1894-1966. [foreword, Bernard J. Taymans; illustrations, cover design and jacket by Edith P. Strauss; typographic design by Hans Schneider]

New York ; London : R. R. Bowker Company; published by Printing Industries of America Easton, PA: Mack Printing Company; Philadelphia: Lanston Monotype Company; American Photoengraving Company ; DuPont Printing Plant; National Publishing Company, 1967, 1967. Fine. Blue cloth with decorations in gold, in photographic dustjacket ; LCCN: 67-26209 ; OCLC: 574943 ; printed on extremely heavy 70lb-weight Mead enamel paper ; xiv, 814 pp. ; a seven-year project by Victor Strauss, this volume documents every facet of the printing industry and includes numerous photographs of industrial processes and machinery, as well as charts and graphs and a four-color process print on four pages ; 219 photographs, 34 micrographs, 294 diagrams ; dustjacket has tear at top of spine and some nicks ; cloth clean and bright ; FINE/G

$47.00

The Comic Book Price Guide 1980-1981 ; Books from 1900-Present Included; Catalogue & Evaluation Guide-Illustrated.[A Chronology of the Development of the American Comic Book; The Origin of Marvel Comics; Understanding the Classics]
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The Comic Book Price Guide 1980-1981 ; Books from 1900-Present Included; Catalogue & Evaluation Guide-Illustrated.[A Chronology of the Development of the American Comic Book; The Origin of Marvel Comics; Understanding the Classics]

By Overstreet, Robert M. [George Olshevsky, Ernst W. Gerber, William Sarill, Larry Bigman, Bruce Hamilton, Steve Geppi, Hugh O'Kennon, Robert Selvig, David Noah, Charles Heffelfinger, Tom Inge, J. B. Clifford, Ronald J. Ard, Robert Crestohl]

Cleveland, TN : Robert M. Overstreet, 1980., 1980. Fine. 10th edition ; pictorial thick wrappers ; [c40]+73+345+[62] pp. ; OCLC: 6392063 ; ISBN: 9780375722394 (pbk.); 0375722394 (pbk.) ; several pages of color plates featuring covers of comic books ; minutiae of comic collecting, with a few interesting ar ticles, especially concerning the origins of Marvel Comics, and an overview of Classics Illustrated Comics ; tight, clean, covers shiny ; FINE

$27.00

The Backs of Books; and Other Essays in Librarianship. [The Vatican Library; Book-Hunting in Rome; Should the Librarian be a Bibliophile?; Decade of Library Progress in America; Cataloging as an Asset; Theory of Reference Work, etc]
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The Backs of Books; and Other Essays in Librarianship. [The Vatican Library; Book-Hunting in Rome; Should the Librarian be a Bibliophile?; Decade of Library Progress in America; Cataloging as an Asset; Theory of Reference Work, etc]

By Bishop, William Warner, 1871-1955.

Baltimore : The Williams and Wilkins Co, 1926., 1926. Very Good. ix, 338+[4] pp. ; tan cloth, with pasted paper spine label ; OCLC: 1385886 ; LC: Z665; Dewey: 020.4 ; spine label has a tear ; tiny spot on front cover ; contemporary bookseller's label from Strassburg, PA on front ep ; heraldic bookplate stamp on f ront ep ; slight foxing ; VG

$38.00

Bookman\'s Manual : A Guide to Literature.
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Bookman's Manual : A Guide to Literature.

By Hoffman, Hester R., ed.

New York : R. R. Bowker Company, 1958., 1958. Very Good. 8th edition ; OCLC: 4327449 ; LCCN: 57-13277 ; cloth covers ; Contents: A bookseller's library -- Bibliography -- Encyclopedias -- Dictionaries -- Reference books -- Bibles -- Philosophy and psychology -- Anthologies of poetry and prose -- British poetry : early to romantic -- Victorian poetry -- Modern British poetry -- Standard American poetry -- Modern American poetry -- Drama : history, criticism, collections -- Classical drama -- William Shakespeare -- British drama : early to 18th century -- Modern British drama -- American drama -- Modern continental drama -- Essays -- Biography and autobiography -- Travel and adventure -- Science -- Greek and Roman classics in translation -- French literature -- Russian literature -- Other foreign literature -- British fiction : early period -- British fiction : middle or Victorian period -- British fiction : modern -- American fiction : early period -- American fiction : modern period -- History ; ownership label on ep ; VG

$32.00

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