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by BELL, DON

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
2000
Condition
First Edition of this glossary. One of 120 numbered and signed copies. Fine in publisher’s wrappers.
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$35.00

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Francestown, N.H.: Typographeum, 2000. First Edition of this glossary. One of 120 numbered and signed copies. Fine in publisher’s wrappers.
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The Making of the Bruce Rogers World Bible

by TARG, WILLIAM

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1949
Condition
First Edition. One of 1875 numbered copies. Fine in a very good publisher’s slipcase. Inscribed by Targ.
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$45.00

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Cleveland: World Publishing, 1949. First Edition. One of 1875 numbered copies. Fine in a very good publisher’s slipcase. Inscribed by Targ.
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Texfake. An Account of the Theft and Forgery of Early Texas Printed Documents. Introduction by Larry McMurtry

by TAYLOR, W. THOMAS

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1991
Condition
First Edition. A fine copy of this thorough, scholarly and entertaining account of the three year investigation into the forgery
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$85.00

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Austin: W. Thomas Taylor, 1991. First Edition. A fine copy of this thorough, scholarly and entertaining account of the three year investigation into the forgery and sale of early Texas imprints. Presentation copy; inscribed by Taylor.
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$85.00
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English Poetry: An Illustrated Catalogue

by HAYWARD, JOHN (EDITOR)

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1950
Condition
First Edition. One of 550 numbered copies. Vincent Starrett’s copy, with his bookplate and ownership signature; very good in a
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$65.00

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London and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1950. First Edition. One of 550 numbered copies. Vincent Starrett’s copy, with his bookplate and ownership signature; very good in a damaged dust jacket.
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Manuel Du Libraire et de L’Amateur De Livres

by BRUNET, J.C., FILS

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1810
Condition
First Edition of a book that became a standard in the field, revised, supplemented, and reprinted several times. Volumes one and
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$1,250.00

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Paris: Brunet Libraire, 1810. First Edition of a book that became a standard in the field, revised, supplemented, and reprinted several times. Volumes one and two, of three issued, but these two comprise the complete dictionary, and it is in original, truly remarkable condition. Each volume is entirely untrimmed, bound in paper, with printed spine labels. Aside from some… Read more
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$1,250.00
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The Estelle Doheny Collection

by CHRISTIE’S

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1987-1989
Condition
Six volumes, plus a volume of prices realized, with an index. Publisher’s cloth; fine. The sale was held in Camarillo, Califor
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$200.00

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New York: Christie’s, 1987-1989. Six volumes, plus a volume of prices realized, with an index. Publisher’s cloth; fine. The sale was held in Camarillo, California, New York and London.
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A Handful of Western Books

by BAY, J. CHRISTIAN

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1935
Condition
First Edition. A fine copy; inscribed by Bay.
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$65.00

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa: The Torch Press, 1935. First Edition. A fine copy; inscribed by Bay.
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Sculpture: A Essay on Stone-Cutting

by GILL, ERIC

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
n.d. [c. 1925]
Condition
First Edition (revised). Illustrated with three wood engravings by Gill. Publisher’s linen; very good to fine.
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$175.00

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Ditchling, Sussex: Saint Dominic’s Press, n.d. [c. 1925]. First Edition (revised). Illustrated with three wood engravings by Gill. Publisher’s linen; very good to fine.
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$175.00
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Busman’s Holiday: “What, exactly, do publishers do?”

by HUEBSCH, B.W

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1959
Condition
First Edition. Wrappers; the last leaf has a marginal chip, not affecting any printing; very good.
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$45.00

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New York: New York Public Library, 1959. First Edition. Wrappers; the last leaf has a marginal chip, not affecting any printing; very good.
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Fifty Years Among Authors, Books and Publishers

by DERBY, J. C.

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1884
Condition
First Edition. Moderate cloth wear, especially at the top of the spine; very good copy in publisher’s cloth; one of 500 number
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$225.00

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New York: Carleton, 1884. First Edition. Moderate cloth wear, especially at the top of the spine; very good copy in publisher’s cloth; one of 500 numbered copies.
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$225.00
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Photographic Stereo Card: “Congressional Library, Washington

by ANONYMOUS PHOTOGRAPHER

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
n.d. [ca. 1890]
Condition
An excellent view of the galleries and stacks, with a fuzzy figure working at a table on the floor. Very good or better conditio
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$50.00

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No place of publication: Peoples’ Series: American Views, n.d. [ca. 1890]. An excellent view of the galleries and stacks, with a fuzzy figure working at a table on the floor. Very good or better condition.
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The Colophon: A Book Collector’s Quarterly

by VARIOUS AUTHORS

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1930-1934
Condition
Twenty issues; each year enclosed in the publisher’s quarter pigskin and cloth art deco slipcases (some discoloration and mino
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$2,000.00

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New York: The Colophon Ltd., 1930-1934. Twenty issues; each year enclosed in the publisher’s quarter pigskin and cloth art deco slipcases (some discoloration and minor wear). Each issue has a bookplate; all are fine, and most have the original glassine wrappers. Part five is especially sought after for its David Milne signed drypoint, the most affordable signed work by… Read more
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Early Prayer Books of America: Being a Descriptive Account of Prayer Books Published in the United States, Mexico, and Canada

by WRIGHT, REV. JOHN

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1896
Condition
First Edition; illustrated with various title pages and bindings of books described in the text. This is the author’s own copy
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$1,500.00

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St. Paul, Minnesota: privately printed, 1896. First Edition; illustrated with various title pages and bindings of books described in the text. This is the author’s own copy, with his bookplate; interleaved with pages bearing his annotations and corrections, with clippings pasted in. Bound in what is apparently original morocco, but rebacked with the original labels (faded); old shellac,… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Giambattista Bodoni

by BATTY, HALEY, LAWSON AND BANKS

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1991
Condition
First Editon. One 400 numbered copies; fine in the publisher’s slipcase. Laid into the copy is a four page memorial to the com
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New York: International Typeface Corporation, 1991. First Editon. One 400 numbered copies; fine in the publisher’s slipcase. Laid into the copy is a four page memorial to the company founder, Aaron Burns.
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Two Catalogues of Eighteen-Nineties Books

by ANONYMOUS

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Condition
Consisting of the following: Dulau & Co. (London). “Books From the Library of John Lane and other books of the Eighteen-Nineti
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$75.00

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Consisting of the following: Dulau & Co. (London). “Books From the Library of John Lane and other books of the Eighteen-Nineties” and Elkin Mathews Ltd. (London) “Books of the ‘Nineties’.” Both are in wrappers, worn and shabby, but still usable.
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B.W. Huebsch: 1876-1964

by VARIOUS AUTHORS

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1964
Condition
First Edition. “A record of a meeting of his friends at the Grolier Club, New York City, on December 9, 1964.” Contributions
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$50.00

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New York: privately printed, 1964. First Edition. “A record of a meeting of his friends at the Grolier Club, New York City, on December 9, 1964.” Contributions by Knopf, Rumer Godden, Patrick White and others. Publisher’s wrappers; 750 copies printed; very good.
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Come on in and browse around: A Collection of Drawings from the New Yorker of Particular Interest to the Book Trade

by VARIOUS CARTOONISTS

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1954
Condition
First Edition. Publisher’s wrappers. Very good. With over fifty contributions.
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$175.00

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New York: The New Yorker Magazine, 1954. First Edition. Publisher’s wrappers. Very good. With over fifty contributions.
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One Hundred Books Famous in Medicine

by NORMAN, HASKELL

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
Published
1995
Condition
First Edition. One of 1500 copies printed. Fine in a publisher’s slipcase.
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$200.00

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New York: Grolier Club, 1995. First Edition. One of 1500 copies printed. Fine in a publisher’s slipcase.
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