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A Bibliography of The Writings of Edwin Arlington Robinson

by BEEBE, Lucius & Robert J. Bulkley, Jr and Edwin Arlington Robinson

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1931
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Very Good
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First and Limited Edition
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Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Dunster House Bookshop, 1931. 300 copies printed, this copy unnumbered. Tiny split top edge of spine. First and Limited Edition. Green Pape Boards Ppr Label. Very Good/No DJ as Issued.
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Combed Pattern Papers: Dryad Leaflet No. 107

by Dryad Press

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Sheila B. Amdur
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Near Fine
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Leicester, England: The Dryad Press No date. 11 pages with color and black and white illustrations.. Black & White Pictorial Covers. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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American Decorated Covers 1890-1930

by Dingman, Larry

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
2002
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Very Good Plus
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$30.00

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Minneapolis: Dinkytown Antiquarian Books, 2002. Copy No. 18 of a color illustrated catalogue of illustrated bindings. 349 Illustrations. Quite striking. Clean, bright, unmarked copy.. Printed Covers. Very Good Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.
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New York: The Grolier Club, 2008. The catalogue published to accompany the exhibition held at The Grolier Club 20 November 2008 - 6 January 2009. With no marks. 99 pp with color and b & w illustrations Published September 2008.. First Edition. Blue White/red Lettered Covers. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.
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$35.00
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In Retrospect : The Riverside Press, 1952-1971 Being a Concise History of the Press

by Rheault, Charles A., Jr.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$40.00

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Boston: Society of Printers, 1979. One of 125 copies with French marbled endpprs, "relics preserved from the stock of the Riverside Press", for the membership of the Society of Printers.. Limited Edition. Green Gilt Pctrl Ltrd Cloth. Fine/No Dj. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Some Random Recollections. An informal talk made at the Grolier Club, New York, 21 October 1948

by Knopf, Alfred A.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1949
Condition
Fine
Edition
First and Limited Edition
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$25.00

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New York: Typophiles, 1949. Typophile Chapbook, No. XXII. LIMITED EDITION of 1250 copies, designed by W. A. Dwiggins, printed and bound at the Plimpton Press, Norwood, MA. 41 pp plus "From the Borzoi Kennel" depicting all the publisher vignettes (often featuring the likeness of a Borzoi dog) deployed by Knopf's publishing company up to the time of this book's… Read more
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Locks' Press 1979-96. An Exhibition of Books, Pamphlets and Broadsides. Belleville Public Art Garllery 30.IX-1.XI 1996

by Lock, Margaret

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition Assumed
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Kingston, Ontario, Canada: Locks' Press, 1996. Scarce copy. Not paginated, about 40 pp.. First Edition Assumed. Tan Pictorial Card Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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New York: Philip C. Duschnes, 1963. Front board loose. Book clean, tight.. Red Gilt Lettered Cloth. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Four Fairy Stories. (Broadway Broadside No. 22)

by Capet, Uther (Arthur Head)

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Limited Edition
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$50.00

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New Haven: The Profile Press, 1930. 150 copies of this broadside printed November 1930. Four sonnets printed in purple ink, with homosexual overtones; title-page and sonnets in green ornamental borders and typography by R. Wead. Arthur Head owned and operated a bookshop in New Haven which catered to Yale students and faculty. 7 total pages. Many other chapbooks available… Read more
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The Scholastic Scene: A Symposium of Classics

by Capet, Uther (Arthur Head)

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1930
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
Limited Edition
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$25.00

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New Haven: The Profile Press, 1930. Limited edition of 100 copies. "Dedicated to those whose literary judgment is based upon something more robust than the mental pabulum of adolescence". 4 pp. Printed in green & black. Covers slightly crinkled with three tiny spots, one small tear at top. Arthur Head who wrote under the pseudonym Uther Capet was a… Read more
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Apologia Pro Arte Poetica Sua

by Capet, Uther (Arthur Head)

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
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$35.00

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New Haven: The Profile Press, 1930. #10 of 110 copies signed by the author. 6 pages with scroll decoration above and below text on each page. Scarce copy. Light stain along edge of back cover. Arthur Head who wrote under the pseudonym Uther Capet was a bookseller in New Haven who published many small chapbooks. He catered to… Read more
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The New Yale Guide. Part 3. Il Leggiero

by Capet, Uther (Arthur Head)

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1931
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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New Haven: The Profile Press, 1931. 12 total pages. Verse reflecting on the building of Yale's new Sterling Memorial Library with sweet color lithograph of Christmas Tree on last page. The New Yale Guide was originally published in twenty parts and sold to subscribers. Arthur Head who wrote under the pseudonym Uther Capet was a bookseller in New Haven who… Read more
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Sir Joseph

by Head, Arthur

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1931
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Very Good
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The Profile Press, 1931. #18 of 50 copies, signed by Arthur Head. 14 pages. Arthur Head was a bookseller in New Haven who published many small chapbooks. He catered to Yale faculty and students. Other titles available.. Gray Pebbled Decorated Covers. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The American Illustrated Book in the Nineteenth Century

by Ward, Gerald W. R., Editor

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780912724171
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$20.00

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Winterthur, Delaware: Henry Francis Du Pont Winterthur Museum, 1987. Close to a new copy. x, 273 pp. With many illustrations.. First Edition. Black White lettered Cloth. Fine/Fine in Protected Sleeve. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Prospectus: Current & Forthcoming Books 1996-1997: The Alembic Press, at Hyde Farm House

by The Alembic Press

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1996
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Fine
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The Alembic Press, 1996. Books About Books, Paper and Printing History, Miniature Books, etc. . Green Printed Covers. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Printing at the Whittington Press, 1972-1994: An Exhibition at the Grolier Club, New York, 28 September 18 November 1994

by Randle, John, John Dreyfus, Mark Batty

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1994
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Fine
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$12.00

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New York: International Typeface Corporation, 1994. Ltd ed. of 2500 copies.. Creme Gilt Pctrl Ltrd Covers. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Recalling Peter: The Life and Times of Peter Beilenson and His Peter Pauper Press

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1948
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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New York: The Typophiles, 1948. Typophiles chap book number 40. Maroon cloth gilt lettered spien, blue paper on boards with Typophiles logo. 700 copies printed. 86 pp. Half-title, title page printed in red and black, illustrated throughout.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Dj. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Nieuwkoop B. De Graaf, 1960. Reprint of the 1900 Berlin edition. 161 pp With waterstain along back edge of spine, contents clean. . Gray Black Lettered Covers. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Some Random Recollections: An Informal Talk Made at the Grolier Club, New York. 21 October 1948

by Knopf, Alfred A.

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Sheila B. Amdur
Published
1949
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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New York: The Typophiles, 1949. 1250 copies printed. 41 pp plus plates in the rear. Book designed by W.A. Dwiggins and printed & bound by The Plimpton Press, Norwood, MA. The type is Arcadia, designed by Dwiggins and used here in a book for the first time. Typophile Chapbook no. 22.. First Edition. Red Gilt Lettered Cloth. Fine/No Dj. 12mo… Read more
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A Catalogue of First Editons of Rudyard Kipling

by Drake, James F.

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Sheila B. Amdur
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Very Good Plus
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New York: Jaems F. Drake Not dated. Catalogue from 1940's. One page about Kipling and his books, with 376 listings of first editions with their prices. Prined in red on buff paper.. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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