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The Book Buyer: a Review and Record of Current Literature, April 1896: Volume XIV, No. 3

Boston: Damrell & Upham. Good; Covers waterstained and tattered, owner name penciled on front cover.. 1896. Softcover. Printed softcover. [10], 229-340 pp. Includes photos, illustrations, ads, and articles about books, including Lt. R. E. Peary’s review of Fridtjof Nansen’s “Farthest North”, “Hobgoblins in Literature”, by Rebecca Harding Davis, “Homer as an Antispetic” by Hamilton W. Mabie, and W. D. Howells bibliography. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$20.00

The Universal Penman:  A Survey of Western Calligraphy from the Roman  Period to 1980
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The Universal Penman: A Survey of Western Calligraphy from the Roman Period to 1980

By Whalley, Joyce Irene; Kaden, Vera C.

London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office. Very Good. 1980. Softcover. 0112903398 . ix, 152 pp. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, July - September 1980. Index, bibliography, many illustrations. 280 examples of historical calligraphy examples described. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall .

$13.00

The Bookman, Christmas Number 1917
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The Bookman, Christmas Number 1917

London: Hodder & Stoughton. Good; Covers scuffed and soiled, some light penciled marginalia . throughout. Lacks insert portfolio of plates by Eleanor F. Birkdale.. 1917. Softcover. Color printed tan card covers with photo reproduction of Rupert Brooke portrait affixed to front cover. Volume LIII, No. 315, December 1917. Monthly publication showcasing the publishers books and including many sample tipped-in illustrations. This issue features many photograph portrait reproductions of World War I soldiers, including another copy of the Rupert Brooke portrait and one of Dixon Scott by Alvin Langdon Coburn, of Edward Thomas by E. O. Hoppe, as well as other illustrations by Arthur Rackham, H. M. Brock, Muirhead Bone, John S. Sargent, and others. Articles about Palestine, Russia, motoring, soldier-poets who died in the Great War, the French novel, and Mexico. Many literary advertisements. Illustrated supplemental sections on Art, Poetry, and Belles Lettres; Childrens Books; History, Biography, and Travel; and Fiction and General Literature. .

$70.00

The Library and Work of Carl Hertzog:  Printer At the Pass, Catalogue Ten,  Part Three
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The Library and Work of Carl Hertzog: Printer At the Pass, Catalogue Ten, Part Three

Austin, TX: Dorothy Sloan Rare Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket shelfworn and has nick at lower . edge of front panel.. 2000. Softcover. Softcover with jacket. One of 500 copies. Many illustrations and photos, including some in color. Index, references. Introduction by Al Lowman. Price list, errata sheet, and mailing list form laid in. 1171 items described which were printed or designed by the Texas fine press printer and book designer, items which were written about Hertzog, and items which were from his personal library. .

$50.00

Bibliography of Edward Channing
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Bibliography of Edward Channing

By Robinson, George W.

Cambridge, [MA]: Harvard University Press. Good with no dust jacket; Backstrip split.. 1932. Limited Edition. Hardcover. One of 100 numbered copies. Introduction by Lawrence Shaw Mayo. Blue and gray paper-covered boards. Printed paper spine label. Frontispiece photo of Channing. A bibliography of the Pulitzer Prize-winning American historian and professors many writings. ; 20 pages .

$30.00

Elbert Hubbard of East Aurora
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Elbert Hubbard of East Aurora

By Shay, Felix

NY: Wm. H. Wise & Company. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket sunned, tattered and torn.. 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Tan buckram stamped in blind on front boards and with printed paper spine label. Foreword by Henry Ford. Frontispiece photo of Hubbard and many examples of Roycrofter illustrations throughout. A biography of the Western New York writer, printer, and publisher, whose distinctive publications were wonderfully designed and produced examples of American Arts and Crafts style. Hubbard founded the Roycrofter artisan community in East Aurora, New York. He and his wife perished aboard the Lusitania when it sunk in 1915. ; 553 pages .

$25.00

Practical Paper-Making:  A Manual for Paper-Makers and Owners and Managers  of Paper Mills, to Which Are Appended Useful Tables, Calculations, Data,  Etc.
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Practical Paper-Making: A Manual for Paper-Makers and Owners and Managers of Paper Mills, to Which Are Appended Useful Tables, Calculations, Data, Etc.

By Clapperton, George

London: Crosby Lockwood and Son. Very Good with no dust jacket; Pages toned, boards rubbed, slightly . shaken, cup rings on front boards, owner signature on half-title.. 1894. First Edition. Hardcover. Brown decorated cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. xii, 208 pp, + 64 pp of publisher’s ads at rear. Eight plates reproducing microscopic images of paper fibers. Index. .

$50.00

Five Centuries of Map Printing
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Five Centuries of Map Printing

By Woodward, David (editor)

Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Good with no dust jacket; Usual library markings, highlighting to three . pages.. 1975. Hardcover. 0226907244 . Index, bibliography, notes. Tan cloth binding. Many illustrations. ; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 177 pages .

$20.00

The Early History of Printing in Amherst, Massachusetts
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The Early History of Printing in Amherst, Massachusetts

By McKeon, Newton Felch

Amherst, MA. Very Good; Staples rusted.. 1946. Softcover. Printed stapled gray card covers. A reprint of the Introduction to Amherst, Massachusetts, Imprints, 1825-1876, edited by Newton Felch McKeon and Katharine Conover Cowles, Amherst, 1946. ; 16 pages .

$10.00

Book Illustrated:  Text, Image, and Culture, 1770-1930
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Book Illustrated: Text, Image, and Culture, 1770-1930

By Golden, Catherine J. (editor)

New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. 1584560231 . Maroon cloth binding. xvi, 320 pages. Black and white illustrations, color photographs, and index. A collection of eight essays on the book arts by leading scholars in the United States and England arranged chronologically, to illustrate the ways visual culture evolved and tap into the rich visual literacy skills of English and American readers during the span of 160 years when visualization reached previously unknown proportions. .

$10.00

The Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac
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The Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac

By Field, Eugene

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed, foxing to endpapers.. 1916. Later Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding. xiii, 253 pp. Foreword by Roswell Martin Field. A posthumously published collection of the poets essays about book collecting and bibliophilia. .

$18.00

My First Book:  The Experiences of Walter Besant, James Payn, W. Clark  Russell, Grant Allen, Hall Caine, George R. Sims, Rudyard Kipling, A.  Conan Doyle, Etc.
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My First Book: The Experiences of Walter Besant, James Payn, W. Clark Russell, Grant Allen, Hall Caine, George R. Sims, Rudyard Kipling, A. Conan Doyle, Etc.

By Jerome, Jerome K. (Foreword)

London: Chatto and Windus. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, spine reglued.. 1897. Hardcover. Brown decorative cloth. Many illustrations. Essays about authors' first writings, by the authors above and others, including Bret Harte, I. Zangwill, Robert Louis Stevenson, R. M. Ballantyne, Marie Corelli, and H. Rider Haggard. xxiv, 309 pp. .

$25.00

British Modern Press Books:  A Descriptive Check List of Unrecorded Items
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British Modern Press Books: A Descriptive Check List of Unrecorded Items

By Ridler, William

London: Covent Garden Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1971. Hardcover. B00EOAJGKC . Green cloth binding with gilt titles on spine. xvi, 310 pp. Describes items that dont appear in individual press bibliographies or several modern and private press bibliographies by Ransom and Tomkinson. Includes Alcuin Press, Golden Cockerel, Greynog, Curwen, Doves, Fulcrum, Merton, Hague & Gill, Nonesuch, Priority, Shakespeare Head, Vine, and many others. .

$35.00

Morocco Bound:  Adrift Among Books
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Morocco Bound: Adrift Among Books

By Mitchell, Edwin Valentine

NY: Farrar & Rinehart. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards dampstained at top corners, label . ghost on front pastedown, jacket tattered and rubbed.. 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Red basket-weave cloth stamped in blind on front covers and in gilt on spine. Many illustrations. xiv, 232 pp. A memoir by the Hartford, Connecticut bookseller about his bookshop on Lewis Street, his customers, book collecting, biblioklepts, and print collecting. Nice photo of Sinclair Lewis reading in Mitchell's shop, and other nice book illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

Recollections of Mr James Lenox of New York and the Formation of His  Library
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Recollections of Mr James Lenox of New York and the Formation of His Library

By Stevens, Henry

London: Henry Stevens & Son. Good with no dust jacket; Boards grubby, musty.. 1886. First Edition. Hardcover. Three quarter gilt-bordered white cloth with marbled sides and matching marbled endpapers. Gilt-stamped spine and leather spine label. Deckle edges and some unopened pages. Three plates of engravings with tissue guards consisting of two images depicting bookseller Henry Stevens as a young man and later in life and one of James Lenox. ix, 211 pp. Bookseller label on front free endpaper. Henry Stevens was a Vermont bookseller who was connected with reclusive philanthropist and bibliophile James Lenox. Stevens scoured Europe for Lenox securing most of the 30,000 rare books in his collection, including a Gutenberg Bible. Lenox's books eventually formed the core collection of New York City's Lenox Library, later absorbed into the New York City Public Library. .

$35.00

Sir James Barrie:  A Bibliography, with Full Collations of the American  Unauthorized Editions
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Sir James Barrie: A Bibliography, with Full Collations of the American Unauthorized Editions

By Cutler, B. D

NY: Greenberger Publisher. Very Good; Spine labels on book and slipcase chipped. 1931. Hardcover. One of 1000 numbered copies, though the number line on the limitation page in this copy is blank. Cloth-backed green paper-covered boards with printed spine label. Tattered glassine jacket laid in. Housed in black cardboard slipcase with printed spine label. Index, illustrations. ; 242 pages .

$35.00

First Editions of American Authors
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First Editions of American Authors

By Stone, Herbert Stuart

Cambridge, MA: Stone & Kimball. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1893. First Edition. Hardcover. Green beveled cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. xxiv, 223 pp. Introduction by poet Eugene Field. Bookplate on front pastedown endpaper of George Herbert Palmer, a longtime Harvard University Professor. Paper label on spine. "A manual for book lovers", outlining author titles and publishing information in chronological order from Henry Abbey to Samuel Woodworth, with Harriet Beecher Stowe, Richard Harding Davis, Edgar Allan Poe, Cotton Mather, and others in between. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$40.00

Charles Ricketts, R. A. :  Sixty-Five Illustrations
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Charles Ricketts, R. A. : Sixty-Five Illustrations

London: Cassell & Company, Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards and edges dampstained, owner name on . half-title.. 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth with title stamped in gilt on spine. Illustrated endpapers. Introduced by T. Sturge Moore. Color frontispiece and numerous other black and white illustrations. A survey of the life and work of the English artist and costume designer, whose most noted illustrations grace the pages of Vale Press and Eragny Press books. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

Three Centuries of Nursery Rhymes and Poetry for Children
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Three Centuries of Nursery Rhymes and Poetry for Children

By Opie, Iona; Opie, Peter

Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press/Justin G. Schiller Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Foxing to frontispiece plate and . surrounding pages.. 1977. Second Revised Edition. Hardcover. 0192115669 . One of a limited edition of 500 numbered copies signed by both Opies. Navy cloth decorated in gilt. Xvi, Plates 1-VIII, 1-36, Plates IX-XVI, 37-72, Plates XVII-XXIV, 73-114 pp. Introductions, lists of index and location of printers, publishers, and booksellers. Index of authors, editors, illustrators, composers, titles, and series. A great reference for the childrens book collector or specialist with a focus on English traditional verse and nursery rhymes, including their first sightings in the 17th and 18th centuries, and their adaptation to the American market. Catalog for an exhibition held at Oxford University. .

$35.00

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Old "No. 1": The Story of Isaiah Thomas and His Printing Press

Worcester, MA: American Antiquarian Society. Very Good; Staples rusted.. 1989. Softcover. 0944026109 . Printed stapled card covers. Measures 5.5 x 7.5 inches. Many photos and illustrations. A short history of Isaiah Thomas (1749-1831) , the Massachusetts printer, publisher, and founder of the American Antiquarian Society. Old No. 1 was his first printing press, which he moved from Boston in 1775 to Worcester, in the face of the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [16] pages .

$15.00

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