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The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary
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The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary

By Winchester, Simon

Oxford University Press, 2003-10-02. Hardcover. Like New. Hardcover and dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Short gift inscription on half title page.

$9.31

John Peter Zenger and freedom of the press

By Livingston Rutherfurd; Dr. James B. Bell [Editor]; Tom Wicker [Introduction];

A. Colish, 1984-01-01. Hardcover. Like New. Brown leather over grey boards. Gilt lettering. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Map lining pages. Clean, unmarked pages. xx, 71 p., [13] leaves of plates : ill. (some color) ; 31 cm. Light wear. This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

$9.31

A Sentimental Library (Signed)

By Smith, Harry B; Ill with 56 Plates [Illustrator]

Privately Printed, 1914-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. Inscribed by Harry B. Smith to Judge Barton S. Weeks on front end page. xxvi, 332 pages: plates (some in color); fascimiles. White vellum spine over tan cloth boards. Gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Generally clean. Minor spotting. Corners bumped. Light wear. <br> Harry Bache Smith (Dec. 1860-Jan. 1936) was an American writer, lyricist and composer. He wrote over 300 librettos and more than 6000 lyrics. Some of his librettos were for composers Reginald De Koven and Victor Herbert. He also wrote lyrics and books for versions of the Ziegfeld Follies. Some of Smith’s lyrics were used for the Broadway revue "Tintypes". *Autographed by author.* This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

$166.60

The hand book of mediaeval alphabets and devices

By Henry Shaw

London : Bernard Quaritch, 1853. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Bound in publisher's cloth. 29 cm. [8] pages, 33 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations. Hardcover. Good cover. Light spotting. Ships daily.

$73.50

Variant copies of the 1499 Poliphilus

By Philip Hofer

London: Curwen Press, 1933. Paperback. Very Good. Pamphlet. [3]-19 pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Softcover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Ships daily.

$34.30

A bibliography of American autobiographies

By Kaplan, Louis

University of Wisconsin Press, 1962-01-01. 2nd prt. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover and dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Light wear/tear to dust jacket.

$9.31

Book the Story of Printing and Bookmaking

By Douglas C. McMurtrie

Oxford University Press, 1943-12-31. 3rd Revised. Hardcover. Good. Seventh printing, 1962. Hardcover and dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Library stamps and markings. Ships daily. This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

$9.31

Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Anglo-Saxon

By Ker, N.R

Oxford University Press, 1957-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. LXIII, 567 p. 24 cm. Bound in publisher's blue cloth. Gilt lettering. Hardcover and dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Wear/tear to dust jacket with minor loss.

$269.50

Before Photocopying: The Art and History of Mechanical Copying 1780-1938 (Signed)

By Rhodes, Barbara J.; Streeter, William W

Oak Knoll Pr, 1998-07-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. vii-495 p. : illustrations ; 31 cm. Inscribed by author William Wells Streeter on front end page. Hardcover and dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Binding slightly cocked. *Autographed by author.* This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

$220.50

Remarkable Books: The World's Most Beautiful and Historic Works
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Remarkable Books: The World's Most Beautiful and Historic Works

By DK

DK, 2017-09-05. Hardcover. Like New. Hardcover and dust jacket. Marbled end pages. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Light wear/tear to dust jacket. This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

$12.25

A short title catalogue of eighteenth century printed books in the National Library of Medicine

By BLAKE, JOHN B., comp

U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1979-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Bound in publisher's grey cloth. Gilt lettering. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

$13.48

The Smithsonian Book of Books

By Olmert, Michael

Random House Value Publishing, 1995-08-07. Hardcover. Like New. Hardcover and dust jacket. Light spotting to top page end. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Ships daily. This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

$12.25

Early English books : an important California collection

By Skinner, Inc

Boston: Skinner, Inc, 2018. Paperback. Very Good. 96 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm. Softcover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Pre-sale auction estimates and pictures of an Early English book auction on July 20, 2018. Beautiful bindings, frontispieces, and illustrations pictured.

$24.50

Bibliography of Books on Alaska Published Before 1868

By Mocarski, Valerian Lada

University of Virginia Press, 1999-02-01. Hardcover. Like New. VII-567 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Minor staining. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

$21.56

Guide to the Manuscript Collections in the William L. Clements Library

By PECKHAM, Howard H

University of Michigan Press, 1942-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. Bound in publisher's red cloth. Gilt lettering. University of Michigan's seal embossed on front board. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Slightly dampstained (does not affect text).

$11.86

The Illuminated Book
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The Illuminated Book

By Diringer, David

Frederick A. Praeger, 1967-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. No dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Gilt lettering. This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

$23.51

London tradesmen's cards of the XVIII century : an account of their origin and use

By Ambrose Heal

London : B.T. Batsford Ltd, 1925-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Bound in publisher's brown cloth spine over green boards. Shelf worn. Hardcover. Clean, unmarked pages. vi, 110 pages, ci leaves of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm. Armorial book plate of Philip A.L.C. Sainsbury, 1922 , (Motto: Malo Mori Quam Foedari). Also signed by Louis Minott.

$176.40

The Artful Edit: On the Practice of Editing Yourself
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The Artful Edit: On the Practice of Editing Yourself

By Bell, Susan

W. W. Norton & Company, 2007-08-17. Hardcover. Like New. Hardcover and dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages.

$9.31

A Guide to the Manuscripts in the Eleutherian Mills Historical Library: Accessions through the Year 1965

By Riggs, John Beverley

Greenville, DE Eleutherian Mills Hist. Lib, 1970-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Bound in publisher's blue cloth. Gilt lettering. This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

$24.50

Antiquamania: The Collected Papers of Professor Milton Kilgallen

By Kenneth L. Roberts; Booth Tarkington

Doubleday, Doran,, 1928-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 1st ed. Bound in publisher's black cloth over yellow, printed boards. Shelf wear. Hardcover. xii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm. Clean, unmarked pages. "Edited by Kenneth L. Roberts ; the collected papers of Professor Milton Kilgallen , F.R.S., of Ugsworth college, elucidating the difficulties in the path of the antique dealer and collector, and presenting various methods of meeting and overcoming them ; with further illustrations, elucidations and wood-cuts done on feather-edged boards, by Booth Tarkington." The humorous tongue-in-cheek memoirs of of a ficticious antiques dealer/ collector and his pursuit of such items as Old Idaho Portrait Pottery, Rare Hessian and Daisy Plates, Stiegel Glass, a highboy, old bits of pewter and other curiosities.

$19.60

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