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cover of THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN GRAPHIC ARTS IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA

THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN GRAPHIC ARTS IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA

by Radl, Otto

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1944
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New York: Czechoslovakia Government Information Service, 1944. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. (16)pp text; two illustrations on coated stock. Bound in pictorial stiff wrappers, 8.25" x 5.25" Designed by Rudolph Ruzicka. Printed by Supreme Printing Service, New York.
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cover of KREDEL/ZAPF:  A JOINT EXHIBITION AT THE COOPER UNION MUSEUM FOR THE ARTS OF DECORATION ... FRITZ KREDEL, WOODCUTTER AND BOOK ILLUSTRATOR / HERMANN ZAPF, CALLIGRAPHER AND TYPE DESIGNER.  Monday 13 October until Thursday 25 October 1951

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New York: Cooper Union, 1951. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. (16)pp; three woodcuts, two examples of type design. Exhibition notes by Paul Standard. Bound in printed self-wrappers, 5.5" x 8.25"
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cover of PROPERTY FROM SERENDIPITY BOOKS:  Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 9 am,  Simulcast Auction, Los Angeles & San Francisco

PROPERTY FROM SERENDIPITY BOOKS: Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 9 am, Simulcast Auction, Los Angeles & San Francisco

by Bonhams

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2012
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San Francisco: Bonhams, 2012. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. Quarto, pp: 74, (6); describes 271 lots, illustrated throughout. Bound in color-pictorial. stiff wrappers, 10.5" x 8.25" The sale featured modern fiction, manuscripts, broadsides, ephemera, Carl Sandburg's guitar, &c.
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cover of NOTABLE PRINTERS OF ITALY DURING THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY.  Illustrated with Facsimiles from Early Editions, and with Remarks on Early and Recent Printing

NOTABLE PRINTERS OF ITALY DURING THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY. Illustrated with Facsimiles from Early Editions, and with Remarks on Early and Recent Printing

by De Vinne, Theodore Low

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Published
1910
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: Grolier Club, 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 210pp; 41 facsimiles of 15th-century printing. Bound in cloth-backed tan boards, gilt cover title; spine ends rubbed, covers lightly smudged. 12.75" x 9.5" This is one of 400 copies printed in 1909.
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cover of THE PLANTATION, AN INTERNATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY

THE PLANTATION, AN INTERNATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY

by Thompson, Edgar T.

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Published
1983
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First Edition
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9780816185931
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Boston: G.K. Hall & Co, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: xix, 194 with index; six full-page illustrations from old photographs. Bound in tan cloth, black lettering on spine. 9.5" x 6.25"
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cover of A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CHICAGO IMPRINTS, 1835-1850

A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CHICAGO IMPRINTS, 1835-1850

by Illinois, Chicago / McMurtrie, Douglas C.

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Published
1944
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Chicago: Wright Howes, 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 112pp; illustrations depict 17 broadsides and title-pages. Bound in red cloth, gilt lettering on spine; title-page and headpieces printed in blue. 9.75" x 6.5" Contains 227 entries. "Of this edition, there have been printed in June, 1944, two hundred copies only."
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cover of TEXFAKE:  An Account of the Theft and Forgery of Early Texas Printed Documents.  With an Introduction by Larry McMurtry

TEXFAKE: An Account of the Theft and Forgery of Early Texas Printed Documents. With an Introduction by Larry McMurtry

by Texas / Taylor, Thomas W.

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Published
1991
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780935072204
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Austin: W. Thomas Taylor, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: xix, 158 with index, colophon; 39 plates from photographs. Bound in brown cloth and patterned boards, gilt spine title. 10.25" x 7" Designed and printed at the press of W. Thomas Taylor.
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cover of NINETEENTH CENTURY TEXANA:  A PRICED CHECKLIST * Books and Pamphlets relating to Texas published before 1900

NINETEENTH CENTURY TEXANA: A PRICED CHECKLIST * Books and Pamphlets relating to Texas published before 1900

by Texas / Morrison, Shelly & Richard, compilers

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Published
1991
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780926158382
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Austin, Texas: W.M. Morrison Books, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: (xvii), 131 with cross-reference index. Bound in green cloth, printed label on cover. 11" x 8.5" Contains about 4,000 entries with prices. This is a contributor's copy, one of 100 only in cloth.
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cover of OREGON IMPRINTS, 1845-1870

OREGON IMPRINTS, 1845-1870

by Oregon / Belknap, George N.

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Published
1968
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First Edition
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Eugene, Oregon: Univ of Oregon Books, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 305pp with index; 16pp illustrations on pale-green stock. Bound in green and black pictorial cloth, illustrated orange endpapers, pictorial dust wrapper. 10.25" x 6.75" Contains 1,458 entries, some fully annotated. Dedicated to the memory of Douglas C. McMurtrie.
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cover of SHAKER LITERATURE:  A Bibliography.  In Two Volumes

SHAKER LITERATURE: A Bibliography. In Two Volumes

by Richmond, Mary L., compiler

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Published
1977
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First Edition
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9780874511178
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Hancock, MA / Hanover, NH: Shaker Community / Univ Press of New England, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Two volumes. pp: 253 + 338 with author-title index. Bound in tan cloth, gilt spine lettering on black background. 10.25" x 7" Contains 3,986 annotated entries. Volume I is devoted to literature by the Shakers;… Read more
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cover of BIBLIOGRAPHY OF TEXAS, 1795-1845.  PART III:  United States and European Imprints Relating to Texas.  Volume I, 1795-1837  [and]  Volume II, 1838-1845

BIBLIOGRAPHY OF TEXAS, 1795-1845. PART III: United States and European Imprints Relating to Texas. Volume I, 1795-1837 [and] Volume II, 1838-1845

by Texas / Streeter, Thomas W.

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Published
1960
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First Edition
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Cambridge: Harvard Univ Press, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Two volumes. pp: xlii, 278; (ii), 281-677 with index. Bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering on spines, heavily chipped dust wrappers. 10.25" x 7" One of 600 copies printed.
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cover of THE FIRST CENTURY OF GERMAN LANGUAGE PRINTING IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:  A Bibliography based on the Studies of Oswald Seidensticker and Wilbur H. Oda

THE FIRST CENTURY OF GERMAN LANGUAGE PRINTING IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: A Bibliography based on the Studies of Oswald Seidensticker and Wilbur H. Oda

by Pennsylvania / Arndt, Karl John and Eck, Reimer C., editors

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Published
1989
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First Edition
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Gottingen, Germany: Niedersachsische Staats, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Two volumes. pp: xxix, 1245 with indices; title-pages pictured in text. Bound in off-white hopsacking, red lettering on spines and covers. 9.75" x 7" Contains 3,151 entries with library-holding symbols. This work covers the years 1728 to 1830, and supercedes Seidensticker's bibliography of early… Read more
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cover of TENNESSEE HISTORY:  A BIBLIOGRAPHY.  Luke H. Banker, Assistant Editor

TENNESSEE HISTORY: A BIBLIOGRAPHY. Luke H. Banker, Assistant Editor

by Tennessee / Smith, Sam B., editor & compiler

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Published
1974
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First Edition
ISBN
9780870491580
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Knoxville: Univ of Tennessee Press, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. pp: xli, 498 with indices. Bound in brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, decorated dust wrapper. 9.25" x 6" Includes a bibliographical essay, more than 6,000 entries, an author index, and a subject index.
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cover of THE FIRST HUNDRED PUBLICATIONS OF THE HUMANITIES RESEARCH CENTER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

THE FIRST HUNDRED PUBLICATIONS OF THE HUMANITIES RESEARCH CENTER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

by Texas / Bowden, Edwin T.

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Published
1971
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First Edition
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Austin: Univ of Texas, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: 53, (3), printed in black and orange; illustrations throughout text from photographs and drawings. Bound in pictorial tan boards. 10" x 5.5" Contains 100 annotated entries. This is one of 1500 copies, designed by Kim Taylor.
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cover of BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PENNSYLVANIA HISTORY

BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PENNSYLVANIA HISTORY

by Pennsylvania / Wilkinson, Norman B., compiler

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Published
1957
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Second Edition
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Harrisburg: PA Historical & Museum Commission, 1957. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. pp: xxix, 826. Bound in blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine and cover. 9.25" x 6" This greatly expanded second edition has 9,198 entries and a detailed index.
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cover of A HISTORY OF PRINTING IN NORTH CAROLINA:  A detailed account of the pioneer printers, 1749-1800 and of The Edwards & Broughton Company, 1871-1946, including a brief account of the connecting period.  With an Introduction by Hon. Josephus Daniels

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Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton Co, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: xxii, (i), 313 with index; frontispiece and 19 plates from photographs. Bound in blue cloth gilt lettering on spine. 9" x 5.75"
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cover of CENTENNIAL OF THE OREGON TERRITORY: Exhibition...1948...1949

CENTENNIAL OF THE OREGON TERRITORY: Exhibition...1948...1949

by Oregon / Library of Congress

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Published
1948
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First Edition
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Washington: USGPO, 1948. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 76pp, index; frontispiece, 16pp illus from photographs. Bound in pictorial wrappers. 10.25" x 7.5" Contains 341 annotated entries on books, mss., maps, photographs and prints relating to Oregon Territory.
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cover of THE TERRITORIAL PRESS OF NEW MEXICO, 1834-1912

THE TERRITORIAL PRESS OF NEW MEXICO, 1834-1912

by New Mexico / Stratton, Porter A.

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Published
1969
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First Edition
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Albuquerque: Univ of New Mexico Press, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. pp: vi, (i), outline map, 306 with index. Bound in brown cloth, blue lettering on spine, printed dust wrapper. 9.5" x 6.25" Noted as the first history of frontier journalism in the Territory of New Mexico. Includes a checklist of 732 newspapers.
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cover of AN ESSAY TOWARDS AN INDIAN BIBLIOGRAPHY.  Being a Catalogue of Books, relating to the History, Antiquities, Languages, Customs, Religions, Wars, Literature, and Origin of the American Indians....  Introduction by William S. Reese

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New Haven: William Reese Company, 1991. Hardcover. Fine. pp: (x), 430. Bound in red cloth, gilt lettering on spine. 9.25" x 6" This pioneering work on Native Americans was first issued in 1873.
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cover of A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA AND THE PACIFIC WEST, 1510-1906....Together with the text of John W. Dwinelle's Address on the Acquisition of California by the United States of America.  New Edition, with an Introduction by Henry R. Wagner and additional notes by Robert G. Cowan

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Staten Island, NY: Maurizio Martino, 1997. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine. pp: xxxvii, 279, (26)chronological index, (28)title and subject index, (1)errata. Bound in blue cloth, gilt spine lettering on red block. 8.5" x 5.5" "This reprint is strictly limited to 150 copies."
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