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New Zealand Book Design Exhibition in London 1953
New Zealand, New Zealand Library Assoc. 1955, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Books entered in the International Book Design Exhibition, London 1953. Printed for tha Auckland Festival 1955. Categorised under publishers, contains 50 entries and includes no of pages and illus. CONDITION Grey card wraps, 8 pages. Bright and clean copy with slight toning to spine edge. Very Good.
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Book number: 15327
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ADCOCK, A. ST. JOHN
Famous Houses and Literary Shrines of London
London, United Kingdom, J M Dent & Co. 1929, First Edition Thus. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ill.: Adck, Frederick. First published 1912, first in this formatte. Blue waxed cloth bds with bright Gilt titles, pp xiv 264 with 59 illus. Tight and very clean copy, small name to ffep else pristine. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 11573
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ALCOCK, PETER; BROUGHTON, WILLIAM
Three hundred years of New Zealand books: Being selected chronological listing and commentary, primarily but not solely literary, from Tasman to 1975
New Zealand, Dept. of English, Massey University. 1990, First Edition. (ISBN: 0908665520) Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A good bibliographic reference covering publications from or on New Zealand. CONDITION Stapled wraps, unpaginated (approx. 60 pages). Covers faded, odd finger mark interally, mildly handled. Good.
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Book number: 15737
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BARKER, NICHOLAS
Stanley Morison
London, United Kingdom, Macmillan. 1972, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. "StanleyMorison,1889-1967, English typographer and journalist. Morison was typographical consultant to Cambridge University Press and editor of the Fleuron from 1926 to 1930. He was typographical adviser (1929-44) to the London Times and designer of a new format and a new typeface called Times Roman. In 1945, Morison became editor of The Times Literary Supplement." CONDITION Red bds with crisp Gilt title (fresh and unworn) pp 566 with 30 b/w illus and photo plates (tight and veryy clean copy, not inscribed) Original DJ is fresh with 2 tears and a small piece missing bottom rear, price clipped. Overweight. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 10653
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Keywords: British Typographer, Typographic Theoretician and Type Designer Bibliography

 
BARROWMAN, RACHEL
A popular vision: The arts and the left in New Zealand 1930-1950
Wellington, New Zealand, Victoria University Press. 1991, First Edition. (ISBN: 0864732171) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. An account of the popular and nationalist left wing New Zealand literary movement stimulated by the international political events of the 1930s and 1940s. Extensive reference of people and their involvement in book clubs, theatre groups and their productions, book distribution and publications. CONDITION 287 pages with photo illus. Mostly bright and crisp copy with moderarate handling signs and slightest atmospheric toning to first few pages at bottom edge. Very Good.
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Book number: 15746
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BARTEL, SUSAN (ED)
Working titles: Books that shaped New Zealand
New Zealand, National Library Gallery. 1993, First Edition. (ISBN: 0477027296) Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Produced in association with the exhibition Working titles : books that shaped New Zealand, National Library Gallery, 13 November 1993 to 19 March 1994, Jim Barr and Mary Barr, curators. A good bibliographic reference covering New Zealand publications. CONDITION Unpaginated (33 pages) with many photo illus. Unread. As New.
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Book number: 15738
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BROOKE, STOPFORD A
English Literature : Literature Primers
London, United Kingdom, MacMillan. 1876, 2nd Edition. Cloth, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Red bds with Blck borders and titles (unworn though faded, cnrs sharp) pp 167 is clean with sl foxed end pages, not inscribed. A nice tight copy. Near Fine/Not Issued.
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Book number: 8959
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BURNS, JAMES
A Century of New Zealand Novels 1861-1960
New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombs. 1961, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bibliography. Stapled card wraps. 27 pages. Bright and crisp as new, almost imperceptible damage to front. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15581
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CARNELL, E J
Library Administration
London, United Kingdom, Grafton & Co. 1947, First Edition. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Written for the New Zealand Library Association to aid in training. Blue bds with light shelf wear, sl soiled, pp 166. Clean copy. #Kiwiana#. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 11816
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Keywords: New Zealand

 
CHRONIC, JOHN & HALKA
Bibliography of Theses in Geology : Written for Advanced Degrees in Geology & Related Sciences at Universities & Colleges in the United States & Canada Through 1957
USA, Pruet Press. 1958, First Edition. Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library, Ex University reference Library with minimal markings to ffep, copywright page and spine. Grey bds with Black titles, light shelf wear with buffed cnrs, tight and clean interior is unpaginated. Overweight. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 11421
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CHRONIC, JOHN & HALKA
Bibliography of Theses in Geology 1958 - 1963
USA, Pruet Press. 1964, First Edition. Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library, Ex University reference Library with minimal markings to ffep, copywright page and spine. Blue bds with Black titles, light shelf wear and top cnrs bunped, tight and clean interior is unpaginated. Overweight. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 8342
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CLEVERDON, DOUGLAS
1890 - 1940 Fifty Years : The Renaissance of English Printing
London, United Kingdom, The British Council. 1950, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Grey printed card wraps,14 page catalogue printed at the Shenval Press. Invitation laid in when the exhibition was shown at the 'Alexander Tunrbull Library' Wellington NZ. Pristinw unworn copy with bright clean interior. Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 9414
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DAWSON, W J
The Makers Of English Fiction
London, United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton. 1905, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Green car wraps with Black titles (fresh with sl chipped spine) pp 287 tight and clean with light foxing to end pages, not inscribed. An excellent copy in paperback. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 8638
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EAGLE, SOLOMON PSUED (I.E. SIR JACK COLLINGS SQUIRE)
Essays at Large By "Solomon Eagle"
London, United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton. 1922, 2nd Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 2nd Edition in the month after publication. Blck bds with paste on spine title, pp 211 in original DJ. Copy is tight and bright, bds unworn. sl dulling to edges of cloth and damage to foredges of DJ caused by silverfish. Else Fine copy in like DJ. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 11930
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GORDON, IAN A
Writing in New Zealand : Pioneers and Professionals
Wellington, New Zealand, Government Printer. 1959, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Looks at the writings of Lady Barker and Samuel Butler. Not Dated. 1959 from name inside front. Stapled wraps, 32 pages. Copy is very nice with little spotting to covers. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15665
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GRAY, MARTIN
A Chronology of English Literature from Anglo Saxon Times Until the Present Day
London, Longman. 1989, First Edition. (ISBN: 058205141x) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Places more than 5,000 literary works in chronological order in relation to type ranging from works on politics, social and religious history, science and technology. CONDITION Red bds, pp xi 276. Very bright and crisp copy, DJ has lightly faded spine. Overweight. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 15642
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GRIEST, GUINEVERE L
Mudie's Circulating Library and the Victorian Novel
United Kingdom, David & Charles. 1971, First Edition. (ISBN: 0715353098) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Charles Mudie originally opened his circulating library to give the public greater access to nonfiction works in 1842, he began to lend books charging subscribers. Eventually publishing many works and becoming the most important distributer until the 1930s. Especially of interest to collectors of the Victorian triple decker novels. CONDITION Red bds (clean and unworn) pp xii 272 with some illus. Very bright and crisp, lightly toned to eps, tidy name inside front. DJ has light wear to spine ends, spine faded. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 15570
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GRIMSTED, PATRICIA KENNEDY
Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the USSR, Moscow and Leningrad
Switzerland, Inter Documentation. 1976, First Thus. (ISBN: 3857500131) Cloth, 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall. Ex-Library, Produced as a supplement to the 1972 Edition. Ex University reference Library. Yellow bds with black title (fresh not worn) pp 203 tight unread condition. Has minimal library markings (label to spine, stamps and labels to ffep, and reference number to copywright page, o/w clean). Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 8341
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Keywords: Bibliography 3857500131

 
HUDSON, WILLIAM HENRY
An Introduction to the Study of Literature
London, United Kingdom, George G Harrap. 1910, First Edition. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Red bds with bright Gilt titles (unworn with sl faded spine and a few speckles top front) bright Gilt top edge, pp 432 with publishers list to rear. Tight and very bright copy, light page browning to prelims, some spotting to edge of pages. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 11668
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LAMBERT, GRACE
Bookland and Some People We Met There
London, United Kingdom, Elliot Stock. 1912, First Edition. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Selection of essays. Green cloth with bright Gilt title (chipping to spine due to silverfishing otherwise fresh and unworn) 154 pages are bright and clean with light fore edge foxing. Appears unread, publishers catalogue laid in. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 9517
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LEWIS, ROY HARLEY
Fine Book Binding for the Twentieth Centur
London, David & Charles. 1984, First Edition. (ISBN: 071530668060840) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 151 pages with photo illus in colour and b/w through out. Has mustly smell o/w bright and crisp copy. DJ unworn with marks. Overweight. Good/Good.
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Book number: 15713
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MANLY, JOHN MATTHEWS; RICKERT, EDITH
Contemporary British Literature. Bibliographies and study Outlines
London, United Kingdom, George G Harrap. 1922, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Not Dated (1922 BL) Burgundy bds with Glossy Black title in Flag to front and Bright Gilt spine title, fresh and unworn with tiny faded spot to foot of spine, pp xviii 196 is bright and unread, not inscribed. Original DJ has tanned spine with sl scuff to front, unworn. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 8997
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MCCOLVIN, LIONEL ROY (ED)
The Librarian Subject Guide to Books. Volume I : History, Travel and Description
London, United Kingdom, James Clarke. 1959, First Edition. Cloth, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Red glazed cloth (not bumped, faded top front) pp vii 192. A nice tight copy with light foxing, not inscribed. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 9417
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MCCOLVIN, LIONEL
The Personal Library: A Guide for the Bookbuyer
London, United Kingdom, Phoenix House. 1953, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Black bds with bright Gilt title (fresh and unworn, cnrs sl. bruised) pp 159 tight and clean copy, very sl foxing to eps. Original DJ is fresh with tiny tear top front and faint rubbing to spine ends. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 11598
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MORRIS, G N
Mansfieldians : A Brief Katherine Mansfield Bibliography
Wellington, New Zealand, The Beltane Book Bureau. 1948, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Edition of 500 copies printed at the Griffen Press. Yellow stapled card wraps, 9 pages with illus. Nice copy with name inside cover. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15611
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 | £UK 27.75 | JP¥ 3851]
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