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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. pp. 32 and 22. 8vo. Both bound in stitched stiff blue covers and in near fine cond,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. Published by the Columbia School of Library Service by members of the 1st semester Descriptive Bibliography Class.
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Book number: 9900042394
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Keywords: Book history;Printing history;Book trade;;;;;;

 
The Christmas Number of the Bookman No. 279. Vol. XLVII. December, 1914.
London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1914. 1st edition. Limp cloth. Tall 4to. 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. Ill.: colour, b&w plates. 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.
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Book number: 9900023921
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.75 | £UK 21.25 | JP¥ 3165]
Keywords: Books;Publishing

 
Modern Danish Bookbindings
Copenhagen, Denmark, Anker Kysters EFTF, 1950. Wraps. pp. 31. Tall 12mo. Bound in stiff card covers: sl. creased, else in vg/nf condition. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. Four illustrated articles (in English) about various aspects of the craft in Denmark.
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Book number: 9900031414
USD 18.50 [Appr.: EURO 15.25 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 1952]
Keywords: Bookbinding;;;;;;;;

 
Six Different Bookseller Catalogues from the 1960s.
1960 to 1964. 8vo. 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. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. '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.
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Book number: 9900004758
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Keywords: Book collecting;Book dealers;;;;;;;

 
ADAMCZEWSKI, ZYGMUNT
The Tragic Protest
The Hague, Netherlands, Martinus Nijhoff, 1963. 1st edition. pp. vi, 282.Royal 8vo,,Card covers show very light shelf wear; else very good condition. Top edge spotted; title and author's name hand printed across bottom edge. A few pages have been underlined; else clean.
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Book number: 9900036659
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 10.75 | JP¥ 1582]
Keywords: Religion;;;;;;;;

 
ADAMS, FREDERICK B., JR.
Printers' Marks in the Pierpont Morgan Library
New York City, The Spiral Press, ND. Wraps. 12mo. Bound in stapled card covers and in near fine condition. Ill.: two colour illustrations.
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Book number: 9900039945
USD 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 | £UK 5.5 | JP¥ 791]
Keywords: Book arts;Printing;Typography;;;;;;

 
[JEAN DE LA FONTAINE] [HIPPOLYTE TAINE] PAR H. TAINE DE L'ACAD?MIE FRAN?AISE
La Fontaine Et Ses Fables
Paris, Librairie Hachette, 1885. 10th edition. Hardcover. pp. vi, 351.Small 8vo,,Nicely re-bound in half leather over marbled boards,Originally published in plain card covers, which have been bound-in, with the text. The new binding (actually, it appears to be about 50 years old) shows light wear at the board edges. There is an early former owner's signature on the original front card cover, and on the title page, and a more recent owner's signature on the front free endpaper. Contents sl. age-darkened, with occasional light foxing; else in very good condition. .
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Book number: 9900033523
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Keywords: FrenchLit;Bindings;Literature;;;;;;

 
CROISET, ALFRED ET MAURICE
Histoire de la Litterature Grecque / 5 Volumes Tome premier--Homere, La Poesie Cyclique, Hesiode; Tome second--Lyrisme, Premiers prosateurs, Herodote; Tome troisieme--Periode Attique: Tragedie, Comedie, Genres secondaires; Tome quatrieme--Periode Attique: Eloquence, Histoire, Philosophie; Tome cinquieme--Periode Alexandrine, Periode Romaine
Paris, Ancienne Librairie Thorin et fils, 1910; 1898; 1899; 1899; 1901. Third edition, revised; Second edition, revised; Second edition, revised; Second edition, revised; Second edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Uniformly bound in faded red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. All volumes showing scuffing to boards and extremities, sunning to spines, some expected age-toning; Vol. V spine and hinges repaired with utilitarian tape; overall good-. All volumes ex-library with usual rubber stamps, remains of pocket, spine label, etc.
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Book number: 037382
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.25 | £UK 35.25 | JP¥ 5275]

 
ALLINGHAM, WILLIAM / EDITED BY H. ALLINGHAM AND D. RADFORD / INTRODUCTION BY CHRISTOPHER RICKS
The Diaries
London, The Folio Society, 2007. Hardcover. pp. 351.8vo,,Near fine cond. in very slightly scuffed, else vg/nf slipcase. Ill.: black-and-white photographs.
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Book number: 9900044576
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Keywords: Folio Society;Biography;;;;;;;

 
ALLOTT, KENNETH; MIRIAM FARRIS
The Art of Graham Greene
London, Hamish Hamilton, 1951. Hardcover. pp. 253. 8vo. Bound in full eggshell blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Light general wear, ink name & date to ffep, ink underlining & notation to one page; very good- in price-clipped, good- dustjacket, edges quite worn with some creasing and tearing, panels rubbed and chipped. .
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Book number: 052177
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 | £UK 7.25 | JP¥ 1055]

 
ATKINS, J. W. H.
English Literary Criticism: The Medieval Phase
London, Methuen & Co. 1952. 1st thus. Hardcover. pp. ix, 211.8vo,,Minor edgewear, else vg in sl scuffed, gd+ dj with sunned spine. A description and illustration of the first phases of the growth of a tradition of criticism.
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Book number: 9900025963
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Keywords: BritLit;Medieval Literature;;;;;;;

 
ATWOOD, MARGARET ELEANOR
Negotiating with the Dead A Writer on Writing
Toronto, Anchor Canada, 2003. Paperback. pp. xxvii, 219. 8vo. Light shelfwear; very good. .
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Book number: 057019
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 | £UK 6.5 | JP¥ 949]
Keywords: Literature; Reading; Writing

 
MARGARET ATWOOD
Survival A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature
Toronto, Anansi, 1972. Paperback. 8vo. Light shelfwear, scuffing to edges, ink name to half-title page; good. .
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Book number: 057095
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[FRANCOISE D'AUBIGNE, MARQUISE DE MAINTENON]
Lettres de Madame de Maintenon, Tome VII [Bound with] Lettres Du Clerge de France, a Madame de Maintenon, Tome VIII.
Amsterdam, 1751. Hardcover. pp. 348, 336.12mo,,Bound in original full leather; contents clean & tight: gd+ cond,Francoise d'Aubigne, Marquise de Maintenon (1635-1719) was the second wife of King Louis XIV of France. After Louis's first wife died in 1683, he married her secretly. On the king's death in 1715, she retired to the educational institution for poor noblewomen she had founded in 1686. She was accused of having great influence over the king, especially in regard to the persecution of the Protestants. Two volumes bound into one, with the number '4' on spine. Letters cover the period 1700 to 1725; text is in French.
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Book number: 9900033526
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 82.5 | £UK 70.5 | JP¥ 10550]
Keywords: Louis XIV;France;;;;;;;

 
AUDEN, W. H.
Secondary Worlds
New York City, Random House, 1968. 1st Amer ed. Hardcover. pp. 144.Royal 8vo,,Light shelf wear; else vg cond. in sl. soiled & chipped g/vg dj. One of the British/American poet's last works: a book of essays written in 1967 for the T. S. Eliot lectures.
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Book number: 9900037634
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Keywords: BritLit;Poetry;Essays;;;;;;

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