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BOOKS FOR THE HOLIDAYS, 1909

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1909

Seller ID: P7081

Condition: Good


15p. Vertical crease along entire booklet, bottom front wrap corner missing and bottom edge torn with a few stains. Promotional booklet for Dodd, Mead gift books for 1909 distributed by the Book Department of Callender, McAuslan & Troup in Providence, Rhode Island. B&w illustrations. (9-3/4"x6-1/2") View more info

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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

ISBN: 0399140492

Condition: Very good


[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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SUBMARINES, SUBMARINERS, SUBMARINING: A CHECKLIST OF BOOKS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, PRINCIPALLY OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, ARRANGED BY AUTHOR, TITLE, AND SUBJECT

By: Anderson, Frank J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hamden, Connecticut, Shoe String Press: 1963

Seller ID: H12806

Condition: Very good


[xii], 140p. Gift message on front endpaper, endpapers toned. (8-3/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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KATALOG 22, KINDERBÜCHER AUS ALLER WELT, SOMMER 1999

By: Antiquariat Sabine Keune

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Duisberg, Germany, Antiquariat Sabine Keune: 1999

Seller ID: P6418

Condition: Very good


96p. Cover corners lightly worn. Includes bibliography of books consulted. Catalog of children's books. Descriptions in German. 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

Condition: Very good


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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BIBLIOTECA ROMANTICA

By: Borgese, G.A.; Edited by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Verona, A. Mondadori: 1930

Seller ID: H12847

Condition: Very good +


[88p.] Volume advertising the series of classic and modern world literature in Italian, which contains examples of the literary works to be published and bound to resemble as the books will appear when published. Text in Italian. B&w frontispiece and color plate. (6-7/8"x4-1/8") 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

Condition: Good +


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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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

Condition: Fair


[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: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Pierpoint Morgan Library: 1994

Seller ID: P6393

Condition: Very good


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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A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKPLATE LITERATURE

By: Fuller, George W.; Edited, with a Foreword, by & Bibliographical Work by Verna B. Grimm, Some Random Thoughts on Bookplate Literature by Winward Prescott

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Spokane, Spokane Public Library: 1926

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: G2191

Condition: Very good


151p. Signed by editor on limitation page. Cover corners lightly worn, spine sunned with fade spots. "This edition is limited to 500 numbered and signed copies, and the world will not be reprinted. This copy is No. 441." (9-7/8"x6-1/2") View more info

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SELECT LIST OF BOOKS (WITH REFERENCES TO PERIODICALS) ON LABOR PARTICULARLY RELATING TO STRIKES

By: Griffin, A.P.C.; Compiled under the direction by & Library of Congress, Division of Bibliography

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Government Printing Office: 1903

Seller ID: P7080

Condition: Fair


64p. Top edges uncut, missing final page and wraps, page fore edges chipped. (10-3/8"x7-1/4") View more info

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THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ALL PUBLISHED WORKS 1884- 1957 (THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, SPECIAL BOOK PUBLICATION, NO. 2)

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

Price: $45.00

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

Seller ID: H7672

Condition: Very Good


[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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LIVING WITH BOOKS: THE ART OF BOOK SELECTION (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY STUDIES IN LIBRARY SERVICE, NO. 2)

By: Haines, Helen E.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1935

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12981

Condition: Very good


xiv, 505p. Stain on front cover. An introduction to general book selection especially designed for those in small public and school libraries. (9-1/4"x6-3/8") 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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0810823977

Condition: Very good


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: $24.00

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

Seller ID: AM001

Condition: Very Good


[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

Condition: Very Good


[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 bookstore 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

ISBN: 0893571369

Condition: Very good +


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: $75.00

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H12298

Condition: Very good


[xxviii], 373p. 7th printing (1931) Signed by author on bookplate laid in. 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

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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

ISBN: 0914421077

Condition: Very good


[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