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cover of Studies in lexicography

Studies in lexicography

by Burchfield, Robert, ed

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1987
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1987. First edition, 8vo, pp. xiv, [2], 200; 8 tables and figures in the text; a near fine copy in the dust jacket. Bookplate and ownership signature of James Mead, Curator Emeritus at the Smithsonian. Ten essays on English dictionaries, from the OED to the Australian National Dictionary, brought together by the editor of A Supplement… Read more
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cover of Dictionary for the antiquarian booktrade in French, English, German, Swedish, Danish, Italian, Spanish and Dutch. Dictionnaire a l'usage de la librairie ancienne..

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Paris: [International League of Antiquarian Booksellers], 1956. First edition, tall 8vo, pp. 190; text in 8 columns over double-page spread; fine copy in original red cloth stamped in gilt on upper cover and spine, and a fine dust jacket. Bookplate and ownership signature of James Mead, Curator Emeritus at the Smithsonian. The first dictionary of its kind and a… Read more
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cover of The mirror of the library ... Translated from the original Greek edition by Timothy Cullen ... Introduction to the reader by Robert D. Fleck

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New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2006. Edition limited to 900 copies printed at the Kotinos Press in Athens, this one of 200 on Velin Arches signed by the author; 8vo, pp. xi, [1], 49, [3]; vignette title page; printed in red and black throughout; fine copy in original brown cloth, printed pictorial label on upper cover. Bookplate and ownership… Read more
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cover of Beautiful bookbindings: a thousand years of the bookbinder's art

Beautiful bookbindings: a thousand years of the bookbinder's art

by Marks, P. J. M.

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2011
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New Castle and London: Oak Knoll Press and The British Library, 2011. Small 4to, pp. 192; over 100 color photographs of bindings of the highlights of the British Library's collection, accompanied by short descriptions; purple cloth, gilt title on spine, previous owner's small signature at top corner of hbalf title, else fine in fine pictorial dust jacket.
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cover of Price catalog of old books wanted. Latest edition, describing valuable books with the prices we will pay for them [cover title]

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Columbus: Ohio Historical Publishing Co, 1930. 16mo, pp. 11, [1]; original printed green self-wrappers; previously staple bound with conjoined leaves loose and small chip in gutter, affecting text. A price list and instructions for offering books for sale. Includes a facsimile title page of Moby-Dick (with an offer of $75) and a number of books with points going from… Read more
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cover of New story. The Sunday Herald on Sunday, January 3, 1886, will begin the publication of a new story, entitled Living or Dead. By Hugh Conway, author of the popular novel Called Back. The story will be continued in subsequent numbers until it is finished

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Boston: The Boston Herald, 1886. Broadside advertisement, 11" x 5.5"; head illustration of a newspaper boy holding up a paper declaring the Herald's circulation at 302,030, old fold, a touch toned, light wrinkles at top, all else very good.
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cover of Specimen copy. Babyland

Specimen copy. Babyland

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1890
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Boston: D. Lothrop Co, 1890. Square 8vo, pp. [1] 18-24, [8] (ads); illustrated throughout; staple bound in pictorial wrappers printed in red and black; covers a little soiled, with tide stain to upper spine and wear to lower edge; text clean and sound, very good. Ads are for books, beauty products, and patent medicines, along with some incentives to… Read more
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cover of New release catalog for D. Appleton & Company

New release catalog for D. Appleton & Company

by Chambers, Robert W., et al.

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1913
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New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1913. Small book catalog die-cut in the shape of a book, 4.5" x 3"; pp. [16]; color-illustrated self-wrappers in a facsimile of Robert W. Chambers' The Business of Life; printed in red and black; fine. Authors advertised include Compton Mackenzie, Joseph C. Lincoln, Thomas Dixon, Mary Cholmondeley, etc.
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cover of Foliomania! Stories behind Shakespeare's most important book

Foliomania! Stories behind Shakespeare's most important book

by Williams, Owen, & Caryn Lazzuri

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2011
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Washington, D.C.: Folger Shakespeare Library, 2011. Folio, pp. xvi, 71, [1]; illustrated in color and black & white throughout; original maroon printed wrappers; fine. With the bookplate and ownership signature of James Mead. Issued in conjunction with the Folger's exhibition, Fame, Fortune and Theft; The Shakespeare First Folio, and the subsequent First Folio Tour to all 50 of the… Read more
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cover of A bibliography of Samuel Johnson ... with Johnsonian bibliography a supplement to Courtney by R. W. Chapman

A bibliography of Samuel Johnson ... with Johnsonian bibliography a supplement to Courtney by R. W. Chapman

by Courtney, William Prideaux, & David Nichol Smith

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Published
1984
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[New Castle, DE]: Oak Knoll Books and Gerald M. Goldberg, 1984. Reprint edition, 8vo, pp. [2], viii, [2]; 166; facsimile title pages throughout, bookplate of James Mead on front pastedown and his signature on front free endpaper, else fine in original cream cloth boards with black title on spine.
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cover of A general catalogue of books, arranged in classes, offered for sale by Bernard Quaritch

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London: [Bernard Quaritch], 15 Piccadilly, 1868. 8vo, pp. viii, 1130; text in double column; half red morocco over red cloth, reinforced on joints and corners with paper, marbled endpapers and edges; endpapers chipped, gutter split, gatherings 2L and 2M loose but present, a few leaves dampstained on bottom edge but mostly clean, good. Categories include paleography, bibliography, theology, literature… Read more
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cover of Sale catalogues of the libraries of Samuel Johnson, Hester Lynch Thrale (Mrs. Piozzi) and James Boswell. With an introduction by Donald Eddy

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New Castle: Oak Knoll Books, 1993. Edition limited to 210 copies of which this is copy no. 193, 8vo, pp. [8], 320; original calf-backed decorative paper-covered boards, gilt lettered direct on spine; bookplate and signature of James Mead on endpaper, else fine.
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cover of Bibliotheca incunabulorum. A collection of books printed before 1501 from the presses of England, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland. No 402

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London: Maggs Bros, 1921. Small 4to, pp. [8], 324, [4]; 50 illustrations, mostly full-page; original pictorial wrappers printed in red and black; spine with chips and cracks; all else very good.
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London: Maggs Bros, 1953. 4to, pp.179, [1]; color frontispiece, illustrated throughout, many full-page; original gray wrappers printed in red and gilt; very good. 123 choice items fully described.
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cover of Janis Misins un vina biblioteka

Janis Misins un vina biblioteka

by Rancans, F.

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1963
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Riga: Latvijas Valsts Izdevnieciba, 1963. 16mo, pp. 328, [4]; text in Latvian; portrait frontispiece, 12 plates on 6 leaves; full red cloth, top edge stained yellow; spine a touch sunned, owner's signature on title page, near fine. Jānis Misiņš was a prominent bibliophile and a founder and first librarian of the National Library of Latvia.
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cover of El libro del año. Primer anuario

El libro del año. Primer anuario

by Lustono, D. Eduardo de, and Ricardo Ruiz & Benitez de Lugo

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1899
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Madrid: Sucesores de Rivadeneyra, 1899. 8vo, 691, [5]; text illustrations throughout; speckled edges; full red cloth, original orange wrappers bound in; top edge of boards suntouched, text clean and sound, very good. A biographical dictionary of the literary scene, with many portraits throughout and some examples of poetry.
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cover of Nordens läroböcker i historia. Ömsesidig granskining verkställd av Föreningarna Nordens facknämnder

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Helsingfors: Finska Litteratursallskapets Tryckeri A. B., 1937. 8vo, pp. [4], 257, [1]; text in Swedish; printed paper wrappers; wrapper starting to detach from spine, head of spine chipped, good and sound.
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cover of Brown University broadsides

Brown University broadsides

by Winship, George Parker

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1913
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Providence, 1913. Edition limited to 200 copies printed at the Palmer Press, Stonington, Conn. Small 4to, pp. [8]; 2 full-page facsimiles; removed from binding; very good.
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cover of Important books on history, biography, literature, bibliography, travel, art, etc. Catalogue no. 581

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London: Maggs Bros, 1933. 8vo, pp. [2], 216; very good in original pictorial wrappers. 1500 items.
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cover of Bibliotheca Americana, part IX. Catalogue no. 549

Bibliotheca Americana, part IX. Catalogue no. 549

by Maggs Bros

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Published
1930
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London: Maggs Bros, 1930. 8vo, pp. 126, [2] index; inserted frontispiece and title page, 32 plates; original pictorial wrappers; very good. 300 items. The last in the famed Bibliotheca Americana series of catalogues.
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