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THE PRIVATE PAPERS OF A BANKRUPT BOOKSELLER

by Darling, william young

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Published
1932
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D. Appleton & Co.. G. 1932. Hardcover. No edition specified. Some fading to the spine, but text is clean and binding tight. No DJ. Scarce book. .
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THE COMPANY WE KEPT

by Kaye, Barbara

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Published
1986
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NF/NF
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First Edition
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London: Werner Shaw. NF/NF. 1986. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. Just a hint of shelfwear in protected DJ. Presumed first edition no other printings mentioned. ; 224 pages .
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CONFESSIONS OF A BOOKSELLER

by Bythell, Shaun

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2019
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NF/NF
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London: Profile Books. NF/NF. 2019. Hardcover; Second Printing. Second printing og the British edition, gently read one time in protected DJ. ; 8.8 X 5.6 X 1.4 inches; 320 pages .
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The Diary of a Bookseller

by Bythell, Shaun

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Published
2018
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F/F
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First American Edition
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NY: Melville House. F/F. 2018. First American Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. First American edition, a fine unread copy in a fine DJ. ; 320 pages .
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THE LITERARY LIFE AND OTHER CURIOSITIES A Compendium of Facts and Fictions about Writers and Writing, Books and Blurbs, Arts and Letters

by Hendrickson, Robert

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Published
1981
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VG+/VG+
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First Edition
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NY: Viking. VG+/VG+. 1981. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. Minor shelf wear in protected DJ. First edition. .
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1,000 BOOKS TO READ BEFORE YOU DIE A Life-Changing List

by Mustich, James

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Published
2018
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F/F
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First Edition
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NY: Workman Publishing Company. F/F. 2018. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. First edition, fine in fine DJ, signed by the author on a bookplate. ; 9.5 X 6.3 X 2.2 inches; 960 pages; Signed by Author .
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LEGENDS OF LITERATURE

by Sexton, Phillip

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Published
2005
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NF/NONE
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First Edition
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Boston: Godine. NF/NONE. 2005. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. First printing, a near fine unread copy with just a touch of shelfwear. No DJ as issued. .
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What to Read and Why

by Prose, Francine

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Published
2018
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F/F
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First Edition
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NY: Harper. F/F. 2018. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. First edition, fine unread in fine protected DJ. ; 336 pages .
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THE LIBRARY

by Lang, Andrew

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Published
1881
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G+
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London: MacMillan. G+. 1881. Hardcover. A little wear to the edges, FEP at spine is cracked but this does not impact the tight binding. .
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COLLECTIONS OF NOTHING

by King, William Davies

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Published
2008
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F/F
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First Edition
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press. F/F. 2008. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. First edition, fine unread in fine protected DJ. .
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SIMPLIFIED BOOKBINDING

by Gross, Henry

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Published
1976
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VG+/NF
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First Edition
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NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. VG+/NF. 1976. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. First printing, book is in great shape, protected DJ is price clipped. ; 9.0 X 6.4 X 0.9 inches; 176 pages .
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Footnotes from the World's Greatest Bookstores True Tales and Lost Moments from Book Buyers, Booksellers, and Book Lovers

by Eckstein, Bob & Garrison Keillor

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Published
2016
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F
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First Edition
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NY: Clarkson Potter. F. 2016. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. First edition, fine unread no DJ as issued. ; 8.40 X 7 X 0.90 inches; 176 pages .
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THE COLUMBIA GUIDE TO SOUTH AFRICAN LITERATURE IN ENGLISH SINCE 1945

by Cornwell, Gareth, Klopper, Dirk and Mackenzie, Craig

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Published
2010
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F/F
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First Edition
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NY: Columbia University. F/F. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. First edition fine in fine DJ. .
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JUST MY TYPE A Book about Fonts

by Garfield, Simon

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Published
2011
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F/F
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First Edition
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NY: Gotham. F/F. 2011. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. First edition, fine in fine DJ. ; 8.3 X 5.5 X 1.3 inches; 384 pages .
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WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT BOOKS The History and Future of Reading

by Price, Leah

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Published
2019
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F/F
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First Edition
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NY: Basic Books. F/F. 2019. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. 8.5 X 5.9 X 0.8 inches; 224 pages .
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Bookmarked Reading My Way from Hollywood to Brooklyn

by Fairey, Wendy W.

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Published
2015
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NF/NF
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First Edition
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NY: Arcade. NF/NF. 2015. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. Inscribed "for Julia, thank you for your friendship and support xo Wendy". First edition, minor shelfwear in protected DJ.. ; 288 pages; Signed by Author .
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EROTIC BOOK PLATES

by Kronhausen, Drs. Phyllis and Eberhard

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Published
1970
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VG/VG+
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First Edition
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Bell Publishing. VG/VG+. 1970. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. First edition, one small stain in top edge. Minor wear to DJ. ; 9.0 X 6.0 X 1.0 inches; 213 pages .
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AFFECTIONATELY H Twenty Years of Correspondence between a Bookseller and a Collector, a Tribute to Helen Burt Hennessey

by Daniels, John H.

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Published
1999
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F/F
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First Edition
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Nothing Could Be Finer Press. F/F. 1999. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. This is the special limited numbered edition in a slipcase inscribed by the author "to ___ and ____ with all best wishes Jack Daniels. This is no 8 out of 50.; 9.1 X 6.6 X 1.1 inches; 377 pages; Signed by Author .
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LIFE IN BOOKS Friends of Tom Rosenthal Celebrate His 70th Birthday.

by ROSENTHAL Ann & Daniel [Editors]

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Published
2005
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F
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First Edition
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Menard Press. F. 2005. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. First edition no 130/300 copies. Fine, no DJ as issued. .
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The Well-Made Book Lectures by Daniel Berkeley Updike

by Peterson, William S. & Daniel Berkeley Updike

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Published
2002
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F/F
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First Edition
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Mark Batty Publisher. F/F. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. First edition fine in protected DJ. ; 408 pages .
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