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image of Printed Books including Science; December 16, 1998; Sale Number 8189

Printed Books including Science; December 16, 1998; Sale Number 8189

by Christie's East

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Veery Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
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$18.00

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New York: Christie's, 1998. 49 pp. 221 lots. Illustrated in BW. Excellent full-page frontis reproduction of engraved frontis of Sir Isaac Newton, Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica, London, Innys, 1726. . Illustrated Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.
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Kunstgewerbliches Sendschreiben; Die Kunst und die Schönheit der Erde; Ein paar Winke über das Musterzeichnen;

by Morris, William

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Published
1901
Condition
Very Good
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$200.00

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Leipzig: Hermann Seemann Nachfolger, 1901. 4 volumes bound together: Kunstgewerbliches Sendschreiben 1901 (24 pp.); Die Kunst und die Schönheit der Erde 1901 (31 pp.); Ein paar Winke über das Musterzeichnen 1902 (50 pp.); Wahre und falsche Gesellschaft 1902 (46 pp.); Letterpress printed on paper of Berthold Siegismund, Leipzig, and composed and printed by E. Haberland, Leipzig. Bound throughout in their… Read more
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Making Books Work: A Guide to the Use of Libraries

by Flexner, Jennie M

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Published
1943
Condition
Very Good
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$19.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1943. 271 pp. Appendix, Index. Some fraying to corners and top and bottom of spine. Inscribed and signed by the author, Christmas, 1943. Jennie Flexner joined the staff of the New York Public Library in 1928 as reader's advisor. Chapters: Where you begin; The book; How the catalogue is made--part one; How the catalogue… Read more
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image of A California Private Collection, Including Science, Medicine and Travel, Sale N07776, 20, 21 May 2002

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Sotheby's, 2002. 292 pp. 624 lots. Sale Total: 1,666,129 USD. More than 100 illustrations. Lots include: Acosta, José de; Adams, George; Ampère, André-Marie, and Others; Ambrogio, Teseo; Archimedes; Bacon, Francis; Bartholomaeus Anglicus; Barton, William P.C.; Beaumont, William; Beckmann, Johann; Bernoulli, Daniel; Bishop, R. H.; Boorde, Andrew; Borel, Pierre; Boyle, Robert; Brahe, Tycho; Bruele, Gualtherus; Cardano, Girolamo; Cassini, Jacques; Copernicus, Nicolaus;… Read more
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image of Livres et Manuscrits; 15 Decembre 2004; Sale No. PF4013

Livres et Manuscrits; 15 Decembre 2004; Sale No. PF4013

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Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
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$18.00

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Paris: Sotheby's, Paris, 2004. 168 pp. 134 lots. Very light rubbing and bumping to corners. Highlights include: Cellulairement: 32 poèmes manuscrits autographes de Paul Verlaine which sold for 299,200 eu; A rare signed letter from Pietro Aretin to Cosme de Medici date Venise 18 Juin 1547 for 52,800 eu; A folio bible illustrated by Marc Chagall with 105 full-page eaux… Read more
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image of The Renowned Library of the Late John A. Spoor; Part I - A-L; Public Sale April 26, 27, 28, at the Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1939

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New York: Parke-Bernet, 1939. 202 pp. 618 lots. Rubbing and soiling to stiff wraps, a pencil annotation to cover. Wraps with small tears, notably at top and bottom of spine. Inside fine. Spoor's bookplate mounted into stamped impression on cover. First editions of English XVIII-XIX century and American XIX Century Authors; Autograph Letters and Manuscripts including the Famous Emma Isola… Read more
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The Gazette of the Grolier Club: New Series: Number 17: May, 1972

by Elwell, Robert, editor

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Published
1972
Condition
Good
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$14.00

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New York: The Grolier Club, 1972. 56 pp. Soiling and wear to wraps, inside fine. Four illustrations of pencil drawings of The Apochrypha by Burnes-Jones. Self-charicatures of Beerbohm on front and rear wraps. Contents: Editor's Note; Max Beerbohm by Robert Taylor; An Analysis of Queen Victoria by Robert F. Metzdorf; American Literature and Americana: A Checklist of the Exhibition from… Read more
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A Field Guide to Powell's City of Books

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Veery Books
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fifth Edition
Item Price
$10.00

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Portland, Oregon: Powell's Books, 1996. 35 pp. Some creases in wraps, else fine. Contents: A Brief and Informal Narrative History of Powell's Books; Twenty Good Questions and Twenty Matching Answers; The Store's Services and Departments; Room by Room: A Walking Tour of the City of Books; A Final Note. ''Q: How many square feet do you have in this store?… Read more
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History, Technology, and Art of the Book in the 19th Century; Catalogue 93

by Wood, Charles B., III

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Published
1997
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$9.97

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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Charles B. Wood, III, 1997. 86 pp. 210 items. Small chips at top and bottom of spine, probably from folding machine. A small smudge on front wraps, else fine. Illustrated with 16 pages of hors-text black and white plates. Fascinating detailed descriptions. . Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Fine Books and Manuscripts, including Americana; December 12, 2001; Sale Number N0 7746

by Sotheby's

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Published
2001
Condition
Very Good
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$22.00

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New York: Sotheby's, 2001. 378 pp., 418 lots, Addendum, 8 pp. Some tiny imperfections, some creasing and soiling to fore edge of addendum. Includes 8 pp. insert Addendum lot 223A, the letters of J. D. Salinger to his Daughter Peggy, estimated at $250-350,000, which did not sell. The letters are described at length with several illustrations. Some highlights: lot… Read more
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