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BOOK COLLECTING: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

By: Ahearn, Allen & Patricia

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1995

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H11921


[xvi], 480p. 2nd printing. Signed by Allen Ahearn on title page. Page edges spotted. Note on Quill & Brush note paper explaining the lack of signature from Patricia. Includes selected bibliography. Jacket design by Mike McIver. B&w photographs. (9-5/8"x6-1/2") View more info

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KATALOG 22, KINDERBÜCHER AUS ALLER WELT, SOMMER 1999

By: Antiquariat Sabine Keune

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Duisberg, Germany, Antiquariat Sabine Keune: 1999

Seller ID: P6418


96p. Cover corners lightly worn. Includes bibliography of books consulted. Catalog of children's books. Descriptions in German. Booklet. B&w and color illustrations. (8-1/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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BOOKSELLING BY MAIL (BETTER BOOKSELLING, NUMBER THREE)

By: Bartlett, Gerald; Edited by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson of London: 1966

Seller ID: P6201


54p. Wrap edges lightly sunned and corners bumped. "A series of Pamphlets published in consultation with the Booksellers Association of Great Britain and Ireland." (8-1/4"x5-1/4") View more info

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BIBLIOGNOST: THE BOOK COLLECTOR'S LITTLE MAGAZINE, VOL. I, NO. III, AUGUST 1975

By: Carobonneau, Denis; Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Three Mountains Press: 1975

Seller ID: MG1424


32p. Includes an article about John F. Fleming, Inc.; New York. B&w illustrations. (8-1/2"x5-1/2") View more info

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BIBLIOGNOST: THE BOOK COLLECTOR'S LITTLE MAGAZINE, VOL. I, NO. IV, NOVEMBER 1975

By: Carobonneau, Denis; Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Three Mountains Press: 1975

Seller ID: MG1423


44p. Includes articles about Hemingway's bibliographer Audre Hanneman, collecting pulp magazines, the quarterly publication Colophon, and the Pierpoint Morgan Library's exhibition "Early Children's Books & Their Illustrations." B&w illustrations. (8-1/2"x5-1/2") View more info

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ABC FOR BOOK-COLLECTORS

By: Carter, John

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1953

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: H10326


196p. Pages 52 & 53 are brown from receipt stored there, cover corners scraped, price clipped jacket has sunned spine with moisture stains and a few tears to edges. 8vo – over 7¾" – 9¾" tall. View more info

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ABC FOR BOOK-COLLECTORS

By: Carter, John

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1980

Edition: 5th Edition, Revised

Seller ID: H11122


[215p.] Jacket has light edge wear. (8"x5-1/4") View more info

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ABC FOR BOOK-COLLECTORS

By: Carter, John

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1953

Edition: 2nd Edition, Revised

Seller ID: H12030


196p. Names on front endpapers, jacket has a few chips to edges. (8-1/4"x5-3/8") View more info

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A CATALOGUE OF CHOICE BOOKS, NUMBER SIXTY (60), APRIL-MAY 1929

By: Dawson's Bookshop

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Dawson's Bookshop: 1929

Seller ID: P6200


[36p.] Wraps torn at spine fold with front bottom corner missing and moisture stain at top and fore edges and on pages throughout. (9"x6") View more info

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GUTENBERG AND THE GENESIS OF PRINTING

By: Fletcher, H. George; Foreword by Charles E. Pierce, Jr.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Pierpoint Morgan Library: 1994

Seller ID: P6393


28p. Cover edges slightly scraped. Catalog of an exhibition held at The Pierpoint Morgan Library, January 19 - April 17, 1994. Includes suggestions for further reading. B&w illustrations and map. (10"x7") View more info

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THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ALL PUBLISHED WORKS (THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, SPECIAL BOOK PUBLICATION, NO. 2)

By: Hager, Anna Marie & Everett Gordon Hager; Compiled By

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Historical Society of Southern California: 1958

Seller ID: H7672


[xx], 183p. Back cover has a white stripe on back, a few of the last pages have a small tear on fore edges. (10-1/2"x6-3/4") View more info

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A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CALIFORNIA ARCHAEOLOGY (CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH FACILITY, NO. 6, MAY 1970)

By: Heizer, Robert F. & Albert B. Elsasser; Compiled by, with the assistance of C. William Clewlow, Jr.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California, Department of Anthropology: 1970

Seller ID: P5477


ii, 78p. Table of contents page loose, cover creased and corners worn, red tape on spine gone. (11"x8-1/2") View more info

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The Bohemian Register: An Annotated Bibliography of the Beat Literary Movement

By: Hickey, Morgen

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Metuchen, New Jersey, Scarecrow Press: 1990

Edition: First

Seller ID: H7227


vi, 252p. B&w illustrations. (8-3/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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THE HUMAN SIDE OF BOOKPLATES

By: Jones, Louise Seymour

Price: $19.00

Publisher: [Los Angeles, California], Ward Ritchie Press: 1951

Seller ID: AM001


[xiv], 158p. 2nd printing (1952) Cover corners lightly worn. Black, white & red illustrations and 10 b&w plates. (8-1/2"x6") View more info

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FOR THE LOVE OF BOOKS: THE ADVENTURES OF AN IMPECUNIOUS COLLECTOR

By: Jordan-Smith, Paul

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1934

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H11084


[xii], 306p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Price clipped jacket has small tears and chips to edges that have been reinforced by clear tape on inside with book store label on inside of back jacket flap. This Los Angeles Times book critic gives advice on what to collect, even for those with little money but eager for enjoyment and knowledge. 9 leaves of b&w plates and frontispiece. (8-1/4"x5-1/4") View more info

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A COMPREHENSIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF YUGOSLAV LITERATURE IN ENGLISH, 1593-1980

By: Mihailovich, Vasa D. & Mateja Mateji

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, Slavica Publishers: 1984

Seller ID: H11738


xii, 586p. Top and bottom of spine bumped. (9-1/4"x6-1/8") View more info

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THE AMENITIES OF BOOK-COLLECTING AND KINDRED AFFECTIONS

By: Newton, A. Edward

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1918

Seller ID: H12298


[xxviii], 373p. 7th printing (1931) Endpapers toned, price clipped jacket has chips and tears to edges with hole on back flap and 3" tear on front flap, pastedowns have small glue stains. Newton relates his experiences as a book collector as well as his knowledge of rare books and his acquaintance with preeminent collectors and booksellers. Color frontispiece and 39 b&w plates. (8-1/4"x5-3/4") View more info

LAND OF FACT: A COMPANION TO LAND OF FICTION: THIRTY-SIX NONFICTION BOOKS ABOUT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

By: Powell, Lawrence Clark: Selected & Annotated by

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Historical Society of Southern California: 1992

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H12023


[viii], [48p.] Signed by author on half title page. Gift message on front endpaper. One of 500 copies. (7-3/4"x5-1/4") View more info

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COME HITHER!: PAPERS ON CHILDREN'S LITERATURE AND LIBRARIANSHIP

By: Powell, Lawrence Clark; Edited by

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Yeasayers Press: 1966

Seller ID: P5917


40p. There are remnants of paper on top front of jacket and inside front cover that appear to be the remains of another paper that had been pasted on that caused puckering on the top edge. Read at a Farewell Meeting for Frances Clarke Sayers upon her retirement from library service and teaching held at UCLA, June 12, 1965. (7-3/4"x5-1/4") View more info

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THE UNTARNISHED GOLD, THE IMMUTABLE TREASURE: A REPORT ON A BOOK-IN-PROGRESS

By: Powell, Lawrence Clark; Foreword by J.R. Blanchard

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Davis, California, University of California, Davis: 1970

Seller ID: P6616


16p. Slight moisture stain and warping on top front wrap edge. Keepsake Number 3 in a series issued by Library Associates of the University Library, Davis. 1 of 850 copies. B&w woodcut illustrations. (9"x6-1/8") View more info