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The Anti-Booklist.

by Redhead, Brian, and Kenneth McLeish (Eds.).

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
1981
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First paperback edition
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£8.03

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London:: Hodder & Stoughton,, 1981. First paperback edition. Paperback. Near fine. Spine and head of covers sunned, corners a little bumped. Spine firm and uncracked.
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Fiction And The Fiction Industry.

by Sutherland, J.A.

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
1978
Condition
Fine in Near Fine DJ
Edition
First edition
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£13.38

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London:: The Athlone Press, University of London,, 1978. First edition. Cloth. Fine in Near Fine DJ. A combination of literary criticism, and an examination of the changing mechanics of the book trade in Britain, with a particular focus on growing American influence. DJ worn along head and tail edges, marked on rear cover, creased at head of spine.… Read more
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One Hundred and Fifty Years of Publishing

by Belliveau, Fred.

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine DJ
Edition
First edition
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£8.03

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London:: Little Brown & Co.,, 1987. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ. Very slight shelf wear.
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GOLLANCZ

by HODGES, SHEILA.

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine in VG+ DJ
Edition
First edition
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£16.05

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London:: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1978. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine in VG+ DJ. Top of spine slightly pulled. Dj is a little creased and soiled.
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THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

by SUTCLIFFE, PETER .

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
1978
Condition
Fine in Near Fine DJ
Edition
First edition
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£8.03

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Oxford:: Oxford University Press,, 1978. First edition. Cloth. Fine in Near Fine DJ. Price clipped. Slight wear and sunning to dj.
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The Author and His Publisher

by Unseld, Siegfried .

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine in VG DJ
Edition
First English language edition
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£26.75

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Chicago:: The University of Chicago Press ,, 1980. First English language edition. Cloth. Near Fine in VG DJ. Translated by Hunter Hannum and Hildegarde Hannum. Presentation copy; author's signed inscription on fly title. Corners bumped. Dj is a little worn and chipped.
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An Occupation for Gentlemen.

by WARBURG, FREDRIC .

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
1959
Condition
Very Good in Fair DJ
Edition
First edition
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£6.69

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London:: Hutchinson,, 1959. First edition. Cloth. Very Good in Fair DJ. Previous owner's delails on ffep. Spine slightly cocked. Cloth is a little worn. Dj worn and tattered, with several large tears.
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Literature in the Marketplace.

by Gedin, Per.

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
1977
Condition
Near Fine in VG+ DJ
Edition
First English language edition
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£16.05

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London:: Faber,, 1977. First English language edition. Cloth. Near Fine in VG+ DJ. Presentation copy; author's inscription on ffep. Slight shelfwear. Dj is a little soiled.
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Obelisk

by Pearson, Neil.

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
2007
Condition
Near Fine in Fine DJ
Edition
First edition
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£46.82

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Liverpool:: Liverpool University Press ,, 2007. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine in Fine DJ. Presentation copy; author's signed inscription on title page. Cover slightly bowed.
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THE PUBLISHING GAME.

by BLOND, ANTHONY .

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
1971
Condition
Near Fine in VG+ DJ
Edition
First edition
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£6.69

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London:: Jonathan Cape,, 1971. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine in VG+ DJ. Slight shelf wear. Dj is a little worn and discoloured.
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WILLIAM HEINEMANN

by ST JOHN, JOHN .

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
1990
Condition
Good in Good DJ
Edition
First edition
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£11.37

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London:: Heinemann,, 1990. First edition. Cloth. Good in Good DJ. Some water staining to front cover and dj. Bottom corners bent.
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The Arte of Limming

by Unknown.

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
ND
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First edition thus
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£13.38

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NP:: The Society of Scribes and Illuminators ,, ND. First edition thus. Paperback. Near fine. A same-size facsimile reproduction of the earliest printed English book on painting, instructing on the methods of the illuminator. With an informative introduction. Some slight creasing around spine and one faint mark to upper cover. Covers and pages slightly bent upward at lower… Read more
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84, Charing Cross Road.

by Hanff, Helene.

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine in VG+ DJ
Edition
Fifth impression
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£53.51

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London:: Andre Deutsch,, 1975. Fifth impression. Boards. Near Fine in VG+ DJ. Delightful collection of the affectionate correspondence developed between a New York dwelling writer and a bookshop in London. Slight creasing along and faint discolouration towards top edge of dj.
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The York Psalter

by Boase, T.S.R.

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
1962
Condition
Fine in Very Good DJ
Edition
First edition
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£8.70

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London:: Faber & Faber,, 1962. First edition. Cloth. Fine in Very Good DJ. 'The Faber Library of Illuminated Manuscripts' series. With eight full colour plates, each with facing commentary. Gilt lettering to spine and upper cover. Price clipped and dj slightly rubbed and dust damaged, with slight creasing along top edge.
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Romanesque Bible Illumination.

by Cahn, Walter.

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
1982
Condition
Fine in Fine DJ
Edition
First edition
Item Price
£80.26

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New York:: Cornell Univ Press,, 1982. First edition. Cloth. Fine in Fine DJ. Large volume with lengthy analysis of the subject, with 60 colour plates and over 200 bw illustrations. With a descriptive catalogue containing information on 150 important original Bibles. In lightly foxed and marked slip-case.
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Illuminated Manuscripts.

by Bohatec, Miloslav.

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine in Good DJ
Item Price
£20.07

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Prague:: Artia,, 1970. Cloth. Near Fine in Good DJ. Text and visual history of illumination, with 203 illustrations, 124 of which are in full colour. Gilt lettering to spine and gilt illustration to upper cover. Dj dust damaged, with some small tears along top edge and discoloured area to base of upper side.
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Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts.

by Narkiss, Bezalel.

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine in Good DJ
Edition
Third printing
Item Price
£32.10

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Jerusalem:: Keter Publishing House,, 1978. Third printing. Cloth. Near Fine in Good DJ. Covering hebrew texts from many different countries. Foreword by Cecil Roth. With 120 pages of full colour plates faced by informative text. Eps very lightly foxed. Dj creased along top edge, with scratch to lower side.
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Late Antique and Early Christian Book Illumination.

by Weitzmann, Kurt.

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very good+
Edition
First UK edition
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£16.05

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London:: Chatto & Windus,, 1977. First UK edition. Paperback. Very good+. With 48 colour plates and extensive written historical analysis of the period in the medium's progress. Covers slightly shelf worn and dust damaged on lower side.
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The History of The Illustrated Book

by Harthan, John.

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
1981
Condition
Fine in Near Fine DJ
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£26.75

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London:: Thames and Hudson,, 1981. Cloth. Fine in Near Fine DJ. A comprehensive history of this enormous subject. A large volume with 465 illustrations, 33 in colour, many of them full-page. Gilt lettering to spine and gilt publisher's insignia to upper cover. Dj slightly faded but otherwise excellent.
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Achille Bocchi, and the Emblem Book as Symbolic Form.

by See Watson, Elizabeth.

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Primrose Hill Books
Published
1993
Condition
Fine in Fine DJ
Edition
First edition
Item Price
£147.15

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Cambridge:: Cambridge University Press,, 1993. First edition. Cloth. Fine in Fine DJ. Examination of the life and work of the great sixteenth century intellectual. With 48 illustrations. Gilt lettering to spine. Two tiny tears in dj at top of spine, otherwise excellent.
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