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ADVICE TO PARENTS ON CAREERS IN THE BOOK TRADE [together with] PAPER, &c. Book Trade Terms in Rolt's Dictionary (1756)
New York City, 1983 and 1984, . Both bound in stitched stiff blue covers and in near fine cond. 8vo, pp. 32 and 22. Published by the Columbia School of Library Service by members of the 1st semester Descriptive Bibliography Class.
These are facsimile publications, "Advice" being first published in 1747, and "Paper" about 1756. The pages of "Advice" are uncut. Sold as a lot of two.
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Book number: 042394
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.75 | JP 2782]
Keywords: Book history Printing history Book trade

 
THE BOOKLOVER'S ANSWER (A complete run of the first seventeen numbers of this magazine)
Woodstock, NY, "The Answer" 1962 to 1966, . Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. Stapled card covers: sl. wera & soiling to each; else vg/nf cond. Articles, features, prices in each issue. No previous owner's markings. Complete from number 1 to 17 (8/9 was a double issue).
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Book number: 033499
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 76.25 | £UK 67 | JP 9459]
Keywords: Book collecting Books

 
[SOTHEBY'S]
CATALOGUE OF FINE ORIENTAL MANUSCRIPTS
London, Sotheby's 1983, 1st printing, . Ill.: colour, b&w illustrations. Light wear to card covers, else in very good condition. Small 4to, pp. 92. For a sale held April 18, 1983 in London, "the property of the Hagop Kevorkian Fund"; the last of a series of sales.
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Book number: 043819
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 12 | JP 1669]

 
The Christmas Number of THE BOOKMAN No. 279. Vol. XLVII. December, 1914.
London, Hodder & Stoughton 1914, 1st edition, linen wrappers. Ill.: colour, b&w plates. Tall 4to,
Containing 112 pages of fascinating and informative articles, followed by four illustrated supplements: (1) Art, Poetry, and Belles Lettres (pp. 1-36), (2) History, Biography and Travel (pp. 37-88), (3) Fiction and Miscellaneous Literature (pp. 89-112), and (4) Children's Books (pp. 113-157); plus xxvii pages of publisher's and literary advertisements. Contributors to this special volume include Jane T. Stoddart, Harold Massignham, Walter Jerrold, A. St. John Adcock, Walter Sichel, and many others. Tipped-in full colour plates by A. D. McCormick ("Drake's Drum"), Leighton Price ("Poppyland"), Miss Honor Appleton ("A Christmas Carol"), and Norman Wilkinson ("The Combat"), plus a number of full-page b&w plates and many photos of authors. The colour pastedown on the front cover is chipped and torn, and a previous owner has applied transparent tape to the edges. The linen wrappers are turned at the edges, and show a stain on the rear cover (not affecting contents). The stapled contents are detached from the wrappers, but are otherwise complete and in very good condition, with just a hint of age-darkening (mainly to margins). This issue is quite heavy, and we would be pleased to quote costs to ship, if an inquiry is made.
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Book number: 023921
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 45 | £UK 39.5 | JP 5564]
Keywords: Books Publishing

 
[SOTHEBY'S]
THE LIBRARY OF CAMILLE ABOUTSSOUAN / London / Thursday 17th and Friday 18th June 1993
London, Sotheby's 1993, hb. Ill.: colour, b&w photographs. Bds. sl. bumped at tips; else very good to near fine condition. 4to, pp. 104, index
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Book number: 036115
USD 18.50 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 | £UK 14.75 | JP 2059]
Keywords: Auction Book Sotheby's Catalogues

 
MODERN DANISH BOOKBINDINGS
Copenhagen, Denmark, Anker Kysters EFTF 1950, wrappers. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. Bound in stiff card covers: sl. creased, else in vg/nf condition. Tall 12mo, pp. 31. Four illustrated articles (in English) about various aspects of the craft in Denmark
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Book number: 031414
USD 18.50 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 | £UK 14.75 | JP 2059]
Keywords: Bookbinding

 
[THE COLOPHON]
THE NEW COLOPHON A Book Collectors' Quarterly
New York City, Duschnes Crawford, Inc. February, 1950, hb. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. Minor marks to rear board, light overall shelf wear, else vg. 4to, pp. 311 to 406 Vol. II, Part 8, with articles on "The Uses of Collecting", Shakespeare's manuscripts, "The Poet and the Pirate", etc.
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Book number: 041542
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP 1113]
Keywords: Book collecting Books

 
[CHARLES DICKEN]
Restrospectus and Prospectus / THE NONESUCH DICKENS
London, The Nonesuch Press 1937, 1st edition, hb. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. Cloth worn and lightly soiled. Tall 8vo, pp. 128. Former owner's name on inside front board.
Chapters include "Charles Dickens and his Illustrators", by Arthur Waugh; "A Bibliographical List of the original illustrations to the works of Charles Dickens being those made under his supervision", by Thomas Hatton; "Retrospectus" - editions of Dicken's works; and "Prospectus" - the Nonesuch Dickens.
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Book number: 016664
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Keywords: BritLit Fine bindings Nonesuch Press

 
[MARLBOROUGH RARE BOOKS]
SEVENTY BOOKS MANUSCRIPTS DRAWINGS & PRINTS Selected for their Rarity, Beauty or Interest
London, Marlborough Rare Books 1959, wrappers. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. Paper covers a bit "thumbed; else in vg condition. Small 4to, no pagination. Catalogue Forty.
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Book number: 029467
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 12 | JP 1669]
Keywords: Artwork Engravings Reference Incunabula Rare books Bibliophile

 
SIX DIFFERENT BOOKSELLER CATALOGUES from the 1960s.
, 1960 to 1964, . Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. 8vo,
(1) "Books on the strange / the unusual / the uknown", Venture Booksup, Evanston, IL (1960), about 30 pages; (2) "Catalog Number Eight," World War I Aero Bookshop, Roslindale, MA (1961), about 30 pages [together with] a glossy promotional brochure for Henry B. Parlmer, Jr.'s book "This Was Air Travel"; (3) "Aeronautical Books", Putnam & Co. (1962), 15 pages; (4) "Fall and Winter Edition 1963 Book Catalog", Chimes, Encinitas, CA (1964), 80 pages; (5) "Books 1964", L. N. Fowler & Co. Ltd., London, 95 pages; (6) "Foyles Catalogue of Travel Books", W & G Foyle Ltd., London (ND), 44 pages All catalogues show some wear and soiling to covers and have dates written on front cover. Contents generally unmarked and in very good condition. Sold as a lot of six, only.
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Book number: 004758
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.75 | JP 2782]
Keywords: Book collecting Book dealers

 
ADAMS, FREDERICK B., JR.
PRINTERS' MARKS IN THE PIERPONT MORGAN LIBRARY
New York City, The Spiral Press ND, wrappers. Ill.: two colour illustrations. Bound in stapled card covers and in near fine condition. 12mo,
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Book number: 039945
USD 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 | £UK 6 | JP 835]
Keywords: Book arts Printing Typography

 
BAUDIN, FERNAND
FROM MECHANICAL TO CYBERNETIC EXERCISES
New York City, The Typophiles 1977, Card covers. Slightest shelf wear, else in near fine condition. 8vo, pp.96. Five hundred copies of this edition were printed at the Golgonooza Letter Foundary & Press in Ashuelot, New Hampshire.
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Book number: 014185
USD 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 | £UK 6.75 | JP 946]
Keywords: Book collecting Printers Book history

 
BAY, J. CHRISTIAN
A HANDFUL OF WESTERN BOOKS / A SECOND HANDFUL OF WESTERN BOOKS / A THIRD HANDFUL OF WESTERN BOOKS
Cedar Rapids, IA, Privately printed 1935,1936,1937, 1st edition, hb. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. All three books in original binding & original glassine wrappers. Slim 8vo,
Dr. Bay (1871-1951) was the Librarian (1928-47) and Emeritus Librarian since 1947, of the John Crerar Library, Chicago. Each of these three books was privately printed in a limited edition of 350 copies for the friends of The Torch Press in Cedar rapids, Iowa, as a Christmas keepsake. The first volume has laid-in loose the publisher's gift card. The third volume has laid-in loose a card which reads: "With My Best Christmas Wishes / J. Christian Bay". The binding of the second volume is a bit stressed but still tight. All volumes clean and in very good, to near fine, condition. The delicate glassine wrappers are a bit frayed at the edges, but still in perfectly good condition. Sold as a set of three.
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Book number: 038052
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 112 | £UK 98.5 | JP 13910]
Keywords: Books on the West

 
BLOCK, LAWRENCE
TELLING LIES FOR FUN AND PROFIT / A Manual for Fiction Writers
New York, Arbor House 1981, 1st edition, hb. Vg (ffep stamped) in sl. worn dj (still vg- with some scuffing). 8vo, 256 pp. A writer's reference by the best-selling author of The Burglar Who.. series of mysteries. ISBN 0877953341
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Book number: 013274
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP 1113]
Keywords: Fiction Writing Creative Writing Writing Fiction

 
CARTER, JOHN
BOOKS AND BOOK-COLLECTORS
London, Rupert Hart-Davis 1956, 1st edition, hb. Near fine cond. in sl. chipped, else very good dust jacket. 8vo, pp. 196. This copy inscribed to Bill & Ellen Poole by author, who has signed and dated it in the year of publication.
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Book number: 044908
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 36 | £UK 31.5 | JP 4451]
Keywords: Book collecting

 
DAIR, CARL
THE ART OF THE PRINTER being a collection of random notes & observations on the art & practice of typography
London, E. B. Eddy Company 1956, 1st edition, wrappers. Ill.: two colour illustrations. Stapled card covers rubbed at edges, light soiling, else good+. 8vo, With five folding examples of type fonts and page layouts.
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Book number: 039944
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 12 | JP 1669]
Keywords: Book arts Printing Typography

 
DAREWYCH, DARIA ZELSKA
MYRON LEVYTSKY 100 EX LIBRIS
Toronto, Shevchenko Scientific Soc. 1997, 1st edition, hb. Ill.: colour illustrations. Near fine condition. Oblong 4to, pp. 157. Volume XXXIV of the Schevchenko Scientific Society Canada. Signed by the author and one other person. ISBN 0969023952
Levytsky was known as "the master of contemporary bookplates". The text is in English and Ukrainian.
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Book number: 044838
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 67.25 | £UK 59.25 | JP 8346]
Keywords: Book plates

 
BOWERS FREDSON AND LYLE H. WRIGHT / WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HUGH G. DICK
BIBLIOGRAPHY Papers Read at a Clark Library Seminar, May 7, 1966
Los Angeles, CA, University of California 1966, 1st printing, wrappers. Stapled card covers very sl. soiled, else in vg/nf condition. 8vo, pp. 53.
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Book number: 042470
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP 1113]
Keywords: Bibliography

 
DUTTON, MEIRIC K.
HISTORICAL SKETCH OF BOOKBINDING AS AN ART
Norwood, The Holliston Mills, Inc. 1926, hb. Bds. spotted, bumped & somewhat scuffed, conts. clean; else gd+. 8vo, pp. 143 A presentation book given by the Holliston Mills Co. to bookbinders. Chapters on bookinbinding in Italy, France, UK etc.
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Book number: 028816
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.75 | JP 2782]
Keywords: Books Book repair

 
ANDERSON GALLERIES [JOHN E. BURTON]
THE FINE LIBRARY OF JOHN E. BURTON of Milwaukee, Wis./ Part I Lincolniana/ Part V Civil War Material/ Part IV ...
New York City, Anderson Galleries 1915-1916, first edition, hb. Bound in brown buckram with leather spine label. 8vo, A very scarce item, WorldCat noting only a few holdings of the original parts I and VI catalogues;none of the part V catalogue.
John E. Burton was born in New Hartford, NY, in 1847. He began his career as a teacher, but soon established and edited a newspaper, and after serving for many years as the general manager of one of New York's large life insurance companies, he turned his attention to the mining industry and the development of the Goebie and Penokee Panges. He founded the village of Hurley, Wisconsin, erecting stores, residences, foundries and hotels. He was a collector since boyhood, and although his library contained many fine books, it was as a collector of Lincoln material that he was best known. Burton died in 1930. The Part I auction on Lincolniana was held October 25 to 29, 1915, and consisted of 1,311 lots over 138 pages, including the only known copy of the pamphlet entitled "The Reasons against the Renomination of Abraham Lincoln", Lincoln's last order for a pardon, and one of 50 copies of the Emancipation proclamation (signed by both Lincoln and Seward). Tipped-in at the end of this catalogue is an actual unused copy of the bid sheet. The Part V catalogue describes 859 lots (83 pages) sold at auction March 6 and 7, 1916. Both of these catalogues also contain unused bid sheets. Some of the pages are lightly creased but there are no marginal markings. The binding is tight and in excellent condition.
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Book number: 044884
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 224 | £UK 197 | JP 27820]
Keywords: Lincoln Civil War Presidents

 
GREEN, JEANNINE AND MERRILL DISTAD (COMPILERS)
PIERRE OUVRARD Master Bookbinder/Maitre relieur
Edmonton, AB, University of Alberta Press 2000, 1st printing, . Ill.: colour photos. Unmarked and in near fine condition. 4to, pp. xxxiv, 98. Printed in an edition of 1000 paperback copies. Some of the text is in French. ISBN 0888643608
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Book number: 044509
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 12 | JP 1669]
Keywords: Book binding

 
HAMILTON, ROBERT M. / RITA BUTTERFIELD (EDS.)
CANADIAN BOOK PRICES CURRENT
Toronto, McClelland & Stewart 1957,1959,1964, 1st edition, hb. A three volume set covering years from 1950 to 1962. 8vo, Each volume in very good condition and in the original dust jacket (which shows some wear, but still complete).
The price is for the set of three books.
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Book number: 041558
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19.75 | JP 2782]
Keywords: Bibliography Book collecting

 
HARMSEN, TYRUS G., WARD RITCHIE, LAWRENCE CLARK POWELL, JOHN DREYFUS, ADRIAN WILSON, AND JAKE ZEITLIN
WARD RITCHIE, Printer / A Seventy-Fifth Birthday Salute on June 15, 1980
, Friends of the UCLA Library 1980, 1st printing, card covers. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. Near fine condition in stiff card covers. 8vo, pp. 22.
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Book number: 042390
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP 1113]
Keywords: Printers Printing history Book arts

 
[SALESMAN'S DUMMY] REV. JESSE LYMAN HURLBUT
HURLBUT'S STORY OF THE BIBLE Self-Pronouncing
Brantford, ON, Bradley-Garretson Co. 1904 (?), hb. Ill.: colour, b&w illustrations. Bound in original decorated blue cloth. 8vo, Corners bumped, with minor wear to edges. Binding a bit shaken. but holding nicely. A few smudges to pages, else g/vg condition.
Note: this is a book salesman's "dummy" or sample book, intended to be shown by travelling book salesmen to prospective customers. It contains three examples of the bindings of the complete set: one in blue cloth (as on this copy of the dummy), one in leather and one in green cloth (both of these being spine panels only which are laid-in to this book). The book is made up of sample chapters, or excerpts, plus b&w and colour illustrations, from the complete set, the idea being for the customer to have an idea of what he is buying.The last few pages contain a series of ruled lines in which the salesman was to enter his sales information (our copy is blank).
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Book number: 044148
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 | £UK 27.75 | JP 3895]
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IVINS, WILLIAM M., JR.
PRINTS AND BOOKS Informal Papers
Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press 1926, 1st edition, hb. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. Near fine condition. 8vo, pp. x, 375.
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Book number: 042439
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP 1113]

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