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A Short Account of the Library at Longleat House, Warminster, Wilts
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A Short Account of the Library at Longleat House, Warminster, Wilts

By COLLINS, John

London: Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1980. First edition. Card wraps. Very Good. Slim 4to. pp. 36. A clean, firm copy.

$5.80

Treasures of Eton College Library
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Treasures of Eton College Library

By QUARRIE, Paul

New York: The Pierrepoint Morgan Library and The Provost and Fellows of Eton College, 1990. First edition. Stiff Card Wraps. Near Fine. 4to. pp. 122. Catalogue for the exhibition at the Pierpont Morgan Library in the 550th year of the school. A very nice copy, no marks or scribbles, binding firm, only light signs of use.

$21.75

Modern Book Collecting
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Modern Book Collecting

By WILSON, Robert A

New York: The Lyons Press, 1992. Trade Paperback. Very Good +. pp. 276. A clean, firm, very sound copy, no marks or scribbles.

$6.52

Bookbinding, And The Care Of Books

By COCKERELL, Douglas

London: John Hogg, 1901. First edition. Boards. Good +. Sm 8vo. Half cloth, olive paper covered boards, green endpapers, titles to spine. pp. xvi, 354 inc. eight collotypes to rear, glossary and ads. No. 1 in 'The Artistic Crafts Series of Technical Handbooks.' Sun fading to boards, some marks to covers, light foxing to prelims, some occasional spotting to text, else a clean, very firm copy - near very good.

$71.28

A Catalog Of The John H. Jenkins Collection of Original Literary and Historical Manuscript Compositions I

By JENKINS, John

Austin, Texas: The Jenkins Company, 1970. Original Wraps. Good +. 672 items, ranging from Barry Goldwater to Edmond de Goncourt, and Upton Sinclair to Sacheverell Sitwell. Some marks to covers, bumped to lower tips, still a sound, firm copy, internally clean. An useful reference resource, by one of the more controversial dealers in Americana of the 20th century whose violent death remains unresolved.

$10.87

Modern English Literature Catalogue 1307

By Bernard Quaritch Ltd

London: Bernard Quaritch, 2003. Wraps. Fine. 93 items, from a significant signed Auden to Wilde's first published book.

$10.58

Catalogue Of Interesting Books with Supplement of Books From Lord Northcliffe's Library

By CHAS A SAWYER LTD

London: Chas J Sawyer Ltd, 1934. Wraps. Good +. Sm 8vo. pp. 88. 409 items, including Dickens, American first editions, Hakluyt, sporting books, etc. Decorated wraps. Spotted to covers, occasional foxing to text, else a clean, sound copy.

$4.83

Wertvolle Bücher Dekorative Graphik München Nov 4, 1985 Auction Catalogue

By SOTHEBY'S

München: Sotheby's Deutschland, 1985. Paperback. Good +. 4to, Front cover quite creased, internally a very clean, sound copy. 796 lots, b&w plates to rear.

$5.91

Kate Greenaway
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Kate Greenaway

By SPIELMAN, M. H; LAYARD, G. S.

London: Adam & Charles Black, 1905. Reprinted, minor alterations, Dec. 1905. Hardcover. Very Good. Lrge 8vo. pp. 300. Blue cloth, quite faded to spine, gilt titles to spine, gift inscription, top edge dusted, else a firm, very sound copy, hinges firm, pages clean and bright. Col. frontis, numerous col. and b&w illustrations, many tissue guarded.

$30.20

SIMON FINCH - CATALOGUE 45

By SIMON FINCH

London: Simon Finch Rare Books , nd. Wraps. Very Good +. 8vo. pp. 96. 198 items, with b&w photographs. Slight handling to covers, still a very clean, sound copy.

$16.79

Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records
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Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records

By IFLA Study Group on the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records

Munich: K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Co, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. As New. UBCIM Publications - New Series Vol 19. pp. 136. Red buckram. No DJ (as issued).

$51.95

Charles Ackers' Ornament Usage

By J. C. Ross

Oxford: Oxford Bibliographical Society, 1990. First Edition. Printed Wraps. Near fine. A very clean, unmarked, just about fine copy. pp. ix + 97. 4to.

$3.87

1100 Obscure Points

By Dr. Jacob Schwartz

Bristol: The Chatford House Press, 1969. Facsimile Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. The Bibliographies of 25 English and 21 American Authors. A facsimile of the 1931 edition. In a lightly rubbed dustjacket with some minor chips to head and base of spine. Slim 8vo.

$3.62

This Bookish Inclination: The Story of the Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 1887-1987

By Frisbie, Margery

Arlington Heights, Illinois, U.S.A.: Friends of the Arlington, 1987. Hardcover. Near Fine. pp. 240 inc. index. Dj, with just a hint of handling, else NF. Bookfine.

$7.11

Confessions of an Uncommon Attorney

By HINE, Reginald L

London: J. M. Dent, 1945. Second edition. Hardcover. Good +. Published same year as the first. In nice green cloth, gilt device to upper board, titles to spine. Spine a little bumped to top and base, page edges and prelims spotted. A nice copy by the legal historian in this semi-autobiographical account which also includes his bibliographical adventures - including unearthing a haul of letters by Sir Walter Scott and finding Pope's signature on a book, etc. No jacket.

$5.75

Alfred William Pollard: A selection of his essays

By POLLARD, Alfred William

Metuchen, N.J.: The Scarecrow Press, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Compiled by Fred W. Roper. The Great Bibliographers Series, No. 2. pp. 244, inc. index. Pale olive buckram on boards. Sm. Oct.

$12.07