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The Country Life Press:  Garden City, New York
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The Country Life Press: Garden City, New York

Doubleday, Page & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and soiled, dime-sized stain on . front pastedown endpaper.. 1919. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth binding. Many photos, folding map. ; 268 pages .

$15.00

Sampler from the Class of 1926 Memorial Collection of Illustrated Books  Published in New England 1769-1869
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Sampler from the Class of 1926 Memorial Collection of Illustrated Books Published in New England 1769-1869

By Rice, Howard C. Jr.

Hanover, NH: Dartmouth College Library. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn.. 1970. Hardcover. 0874519950 . One of 2000 copies. Printed green boards. Many illustrations. A survey of the collection of illustrated 19th century New England books that were available during Dartmouth College's first century. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$15.00

Baedeker\'s Guidebooks:  A Checklist of English-Language Editions 1861-1939
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Baedeker's Guidebooks: A Checklist of English-Language Editions 1861-1939

By Gretton, John R.

Dereham, Norfolk, England: Dereham Books. Near Fine. 1994. First Edition. Softcover. 0951011537 . Gray stapled printed card covers. Unpaginated. A checklist for collectors of the famous Baedeker's travel guides. .

$20.00

A History of Illuminated Manuscripts
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A History of Illuminated Manuscripts

By De Hamel, Christopher

London: Phaidon Press. Near Fine. 1997. Second Edition. Softcover. Softcover with French Flaps. Profusely illustrated. Bibliography, index of manuscripts, index. This entertaining and authoritative book is the first to provide a general introduction to the whole subject of the making of books from the Dark Ages to the invention of printing and beyond". (from front jacket flap) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 272 pages .

$40.00

How to Select Type Faces And How to Make Better Use of Machine Faces
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How to Select Type Faces And How to Make Better Use of Machine Faces

Brooklyn, NY: Intertype Corporation. Very Good; Covers grubby.. [1949]. Softcover. Yellow card covers. Short informative booklet about how to select appropriate type faces for various printing projects. ; 38 pages .

$12.00

Historic & Artistic Bookbindings from the Bibliotheca Bibliographica  Breslaueriana
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Historic & Artistic Bookbindings from the Bibliotheca Bibliographica Breslaueriana

By Breslauer, B. H.

Brussels: Bibliotheca Wittockiana. Very Good. 1986. Softcover. Introduction by J. Toulet in French. Other text in English. Many photos, including some in color. Catalogue of an exhibition of unique and fine bindings of bibliographic works exhibited at the Bibliotheca Wittockiana in Brussels held October 11 - November 22, 1986. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 167 pages .

$20.00

The Red Rose Girls:   An Uncommon Story of Art and Love
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The Red Rose Girls: An Uncommon Story of Art and Love

By Carter, Alice A.

NY: Harry N. Abrams. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Jacket slightly rubbed, remainder mark . on page bottoms.. 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. 0810944375 . Index, bibliography, notes. Many photos and illustrations. The story of the household of artist women, including illustrators Jessie Willcox Smith and Elizabeth Shippen Green and muralist Violet Oakley, who set Victorian Philadelphian social sensibilities on end. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 216 pages .

$50.00

Elmer Adler in the World of Books:  Reminiscences of Frederick B. Adams,  Jr. , John T. Winterich, Lawrence Thompson, Kneeland McNulty, Al Hine,  David Jackson McWilliams, Edward Naumburg, Jr. , Philip C. Duschnes, and  Elmer Adler
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Elmer Adler in the World of Books: Reminiscences of Frederick B. Adams, Jr. , John T. Winterich, Lawrence Thompson, Kneeland McNulty, Al Hine, David Jackson McWilliams, Edward Naumburg, Jr. , Philip C. Duschnes, and Elmer Adler

By Bennett, Paul A. (editor)

San Juan, Puerto Rico: La Casa del Libro. Very Good with no dust jacket; Lacks glassine jacket, boards very lightly . rubbed, page bottoms soiled.. 1964. Hardcover. Gilt-stamped black cloth boards with white gilt-titled backstrip. x, 114 pp, illustrations, photos. This collection of essays about typographer, printer, and publisher, Elmer Adler, was issued under four imprints: Grolier Club, Friends of the Princeton University Library, The Typophiles, and La Casa del Libro in a total edition of 2100 copies. There were 150 copies printed under the La Casa del Libro imprint. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$30.00

Decorated Paper Designs from the Koops-Marcus Collection
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Decorated Paper Designs from the Koops-Marcus Collection

Amsterdam: The Pepin Press. Near Fine. 1999. Softcover. 9054960167 . Text in English, French, Spanish, German, and Italian. Short descriptions of various kinds of decorated book papers, including paste paper, marbled paper, block-printed paper, and bronze-varnished and brocade designs. ; Pepin Press Design Series; 200 pages .

$11.00

Lewis Carroll and the Press:  An Annotated Bibliography of Charles  Dodgson’s Contributions to Periodicals
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Lewis Carroll and the Press: An Annotated Bibliography of Charles Dodgson’s Contributions to Periodicals

By Lovett, Charles

New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. 1884718876 . Blue cloth. vi, 117 pages. Black and white frontispiece illustration, black and white illustrations, appendix, and index. A study of over 300 items published by Dodgson in magazines journals and newspapers. .

$25.00

Lewis Carroll at Texas:  The Warren Weaver Collection and Related Dodgson  Materials at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
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Lewis Carroll at Texas: The Warren Weaver Collection and Related Dodgson Materials at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

By Taylor, Robert N.

Austin, TX: University of Texas At Austin. Very Good; Edges rubbed and lightly soiled.. 1985. First Printing. Softcover. 0879591048 . Black and white photos and illustrations, notes, index. A detailed presentation of this collection which was gathered over several decades and includes a wide variety of presentation and association copies and assorted material. ; 33 pages .

$15.00

Book Life:  The Life and Times of David Scott Mitchell
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Book Life: The Life and Times of David Scott Mitchell

By Chanin, Eileen

New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books. Near Fine; Covers rubbed.. 2012. First American Edition. Softcover. 9781584563075 . Pictorial softcover. xvi, 477 pages. Black and white photos, black and white and color illustrations, abbreviations list, notes, bibliography, and index. A biography of one Australias greatest book collectors and philanthropists told through his books, reading, and correspondence. .

$15.00

Dr. Rosenbach and Mr. Lilly
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Dr. Rosenbach and Mr. Lilly

By Silver, Joel

New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2011. Hardcover. 9781584562955 . Still in shrinkwrap. Examines the relationship between Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach, antiquarian book seller, and book collector Josiah Kirby Lilly, Jr. , during the early 20th century, the Golden Era of Book Collecting. Many of Lilly's books and manuscripts were donated to the Lilly Library, Indiana University, where the author is the current Director. ; 176 pages .

$40.00

Reading Places:  Literacy, Democracy, and the Public Library in Cold War  America
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Reading Places: Literacy, Democracy, and the Public Library in Cold War America

By Pawley, Christine

Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press. Near Fine. 2010. First Paperback Edition. Softcover. 9781558498228 . Pictorial softcover. xiii, 325 pages. Appendixes and index. The history of an experimental regional library service in Wisconsin in the early 1950s which saw widely divided local community reactions. .

$11.00

Movable Type:  Biography of Legh R. Freeman
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Movable Type: Biography of Legh R. Freeman

By Heuterman, Thomas H.

Ames, IA: University of Iowa Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. 0813808901 . viii, 172 pp. Notes, bibliography, index, photos, illustrations. Freeman was a journalist in the American West after the Civil War, moving his newspaper 16 times. This is not only a biography of Freeman, but an historical account of frontier journalism and and "examines frontier humor and tall-tales in journalism as a part of American literary culture." (from front jacket flap. .

$6.00

Books in the Blood:  Memoirs of a Fourth Generation Bookseller
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Books in the Blood: Memoirs of a Fourth Generation Bookseller

By Rota, Anthony

Private Libraries Association/Oak Knoll Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Penciled check marks on table of . contents.. 2002. Hardcover. 1584560762 . Great English bookseller's memoirs. Navy cloth. Index, photos. ; 313 pages .

$7.50

This Book-Collecting Game
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This Book-Collecting Game

By Newton, A. Edward

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, bookplate on front . free endpaper, some pages inexpertly opened.. 1928. Second Printing. Hardcover. Cloth-backed boards with paper spine label. Many illustrations, including some in color. Top edges gilt. ; 410 pages .

$30.00

A Magnificent Farce:  And Other Diversions of a Book-Collector
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A Magnificent Farce: And Other Diversions of a Book-Collector

By Newton, A. Edward

Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press. Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, endpapers toned.. 1921. Second Printing. Hardcover. Cloth-backed boards with paper spine label. Many illustrations, including some in color. Top edges gilt. xx, 267 pp, index.; 410 pages .

$20.00

Book Illustrations from Six Centuries in the Library of the Sterling and  Francine Clark Art Institute
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Book Illustrations from Six Centuries in the Library of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

Williamstown, MA: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Near Fine. 1990. Softcover. 0931102294 . Essay by Susan Roeper. Catalogue by Sarah Scott Gibson, Susan Roeper, and J. Dustin Wees. Pictorial softcover. Many black and white illustrations. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at the Clark Art Institute held July 28 - September 23, 1990. References. Survey of book illustrations from 1493 to 1937. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 116 pages .

$10.00

Ascending Peculiarity:  Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey
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Ascending Peculiarity: Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey

By Wilkin, Karen

NY: Harcourt, Inc.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped.. 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. 0151005044 . Interviews selected and edited by Karen Wilkin. xxi, 292 pp, index, photos, illustrations. "Here is Gorey in his own words, ruminating on everything from the ballets of George Balanchine to cats, from classical Japanese literature to television sit-coms, from obscure silent films to yard sales." (from front jacket flap) .

$7.50

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