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A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO L.M. MONTGOMERY FIRSTS

by LECHOWICK, Frank and Juanita (L.M. Montgomery)

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2009
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First Edition
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9780981209906
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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island: Author. 2009. First Edition. Softcover. 0981209904 . Octavo, card covers. pp (viii), 153. Colour photos. Fine copy. This is an accurate descriptive bibliography of all the US and Canadian first editions (with comment on some later printings) of all of L.M. Montgomery's published books. Not just a dry reference book, it includes … Read more
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SCOTT'S LAST EDITION: a study in publishing history

by MILLGATE, Jane (Sir Walter Scott)

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(1987)
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First Edition
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Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. (1987). First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket, with ownership label of John Prebble inside front cover. A study of the 1829-33 edition of the Waverley Novels.; Narrow octavo; x,154 pages .
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BRIAN MOORE, ALASDAIR GRAY, JOHN MCGAHERN: a bibliography of their first editions

by REES, David (Brian Moore, Alasdair Gray, John McGahern)

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1991
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London: Colophon Press. 1991. pp 24, stapled, in card covers. Corner crease to rear cover and last two leaves, VG otherwise. Inscribed by the author to yours truly. ; Colophon Press Biblioraphy Series No. 1; Octavo; Signed by Author .
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THEODORE DREISER: a primary and secondary bibliography

by PIZER, Donald, Richard W. Dowell, and Frederic E. Rusch (Theodore Dreiser)

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(1975)
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First Edition
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Boston: G.K. Hall. (1975). First Edition. Hardcover. Maroon cloth without jacket as issued. 1.2 kg parcel.; Octavo; (x), 515, [3] pages .
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BOOK COLLECTING, a comprehensive guide

by AHEARN, Allen

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c1989
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First Edition; Second Printing
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New York: Putnam. c1989. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Yellowing and slight soiling to page edges; small yellow stain to fore margin of title and following leaf, VG otherwise in VG+ jacket. Inscribed by the author to another bookseller, one who contributed to his Author Price Guides. Pseudonyms, glossary of terms, prices with short bibliographical notes.… Read more
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Toronto: National Library of Canada / ECW Press. 1990. Hardcover. 155022087X . Tall octavo, red cloth without jacket, as issued. pp (lxviii), 535, (3), indexed. Bilingual text in English and French. Library discard with front free endpaper excised, rubber stamp at rear, else fine, no other library marks. 1.5 kg parcel .
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INFINITE RICHES: the adventures of a rare book dealer

by MAGEE, David

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(1973)
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First Canadian issue
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Toronto: Fitzhenry & Whiteside. (1973). First Canadian issue. Hardcover. Yellow cloth. pp (xiv), 274. Index, a few photos. Page edges a little yellowed, else fine. Thin jacket has one small tear, VG+. One of the great antiquarian bookseller's autobiographies. ; Octavo .
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BOOKMAN'S QUINTET: five catalogues about books...Preface by Terry Belanger

by ROSTENBERG, Leona and Madeleine Stern

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Published
1980
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First Edition
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Newark, DE / Hillsborough, NC: Oak Knoll Books / Ballinger's Used and Rare Books. 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth. Includes a catalogue on Aldines and on Elzeviers. Light rubbing to spine ends, page edges faintly dusty, else fine. ; Octavo .
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MODERN BOOK COLLECTING

by WILSON, Robert A.

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Published
1980
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First Edition
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New York: Knopf. 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Cloth & boards. pp xiv 270. Index, illustrations. Fading to blue top edges, yellowing to fore edges, VG otherwise. Price-clipped jacket has one small tear, VG. Wilson was proprietor of Manhattan's fabled Phoenix Book Shop. "A guide for the beginner who is buying first editions for the first time.";… Read more
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COLLECTIBLE BOOKS: some new paths

by PETERS, Jean, editor

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Published
1979
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New York: Bowker. 1979. Hardcover. Blue cloth. pp xxxii, 294. Index, illustrations. Page edges faintly dusty, yellowed, else fine. Jacket has mild soiling to rear panel, else fine. Articles by renowned book collectors on American trade bindings, books in series, books on film, mass market pbs, American fictions since1960, and more. ; Octavo .
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THE BOOK COLLECTOR'S FACT BOOK

by HALLER, Margaret

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Published
1976
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New York: Arco. 1976. Hardcover. Maroon boards. VG, no owner marks. Price-clipped jacket has tears to head of slightly sunned & rubbed spine, small hole to rear panel. "A practical introduction to rare and valuable books.... Includes definition of terms used to describe old books, guidelines for determining the worth of any old book, and tips… Read more
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Florence: Leo S. Olschki. (1998). Hardcover. Tall octavo .
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A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WRITINGS OF WYNDHAM LEWIS. With an Introduction by Hugh Kenner (2 volumes)

by MORROW, Bradford and Bernard Lafourcade (Wyndham Lewis)

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Published
1978
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First Edition
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Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press. 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. The trade issue. Corduroy spine with printed paper labels and pictorial boards. Fine copy. Cream dust jacket has nicks and shallow creases across top edge, VG+ otherwise. … Read more
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(Austin): The Academic Center and Undergraduate Libary, The University of Texas. 1967. Softcover. Beige card covers. pp 62, [2]. B&w photos, reproductions. Fine copy. ; Narrow octavo .
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WYNDHAM LEWIS 1882-1957. The Collection of Wayne Hugo Green, M.D.

by (LEWIS, Wyndham)

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N.D.
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New York: Glenn Horowitz Bookseller. N.D.. Softcover. pp (73). B&w reproductions. Bookseller catalogue, 196 priced items. Fine copy; Octavo .
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Rochester, New York: Library. 1990. Softcover. Blue card covers. B&w photos. Ink date on front cover, ink inscription by Gordon Small, else fine. Also Hemingway, Fitzgerald, John O'Hara. Books, not art. … Read more
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A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WRITINGS OF WYNDHAM LEWIS. With an Introduction by Hugh Kenner (2 volumes)

by MORROW, Bradford and Bernard Lafourcade (Wyndham Lewis)

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Published
1978
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First Edition
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Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press. 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. The limited issue. Two volumes, hardcover, corduroy spines with printed paper labels and pictorial boards, in a heavy card slipcase, with original plain acetate wrappers. Number 89 of an edition of 200 copies signed by Morrow, Lafourcade, and Kenner. This limited edition also includes as the second… Read more
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THE BEGINNINGS OF THE BOOK TRADE IN CANADA

by PARKER, George L.

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1985
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First printing
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 1985. First printing. Hardcover. Red printed cloth without jacket, as issued. pp (28), 346. Index. many illustrations at front. A fine copy of an excellent book. The hardcover edition is out of print. ; Octavo .
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SCIENTIFIC BOOKS, LIBRARIES AND COLLECTORS: a study of bibliography and the book trade in relation to science

by Thornton, John L.; Tully, R. I. J.

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Published
1971
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Third Edition, revised
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London: The Library Association. 1971. Third Edition, revised. Hardcover. Brown cloth. pp x, 508 plus 17 plates; bibliography, index. Five digit number rubber stamped at front; damp spotting to top page edges, else fine. Jacket has nicks, light spine yellowing, external tape repairs at foot of spine, VG otherwise. 1 kg parcel; Octavo .
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SCIENTIFIC BOOKS, LIBRARIES AND COLLECTORS: a study of bibliography and the book trade in relation to science

by Thornton, John L.; Tully, R. I. J.

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1971
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Third Edition, revised
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London: The Library Association. 1971. Third Edition, revised. Hardcover. Brown cloth. pp x, 508 plus 17 plates; bibliography, index. Five digit number rubber stamped at front; damp spotting to top page edges, else fine. Jacket has nicks, light spine yellowing, external tape repairs at foot of spine, VG otherwise. 1 kg parcel; Octavo; pp x, 508 +… Read more
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