James Hurley, Books: Books on Books
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AHEARN, ALLEN
Book Collecting: A Comprehensive Guide
New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1989. Hardcover. Book, Later printing. 320pp, Introduction, Book Collecting, What To Collect, Sources for Books, Knowledgeable Buying, Pricing Variances, Some Suggestions, Authors Most Often Requested, First Books, The First Book List, 6 appendices, Selected Bibliography. Tall 8vo/24cm. Quarter cloth gilt in dj. F/F. Near Fine.
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Book number: 004650
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Catalogue: Books on Books
Keywords: Books on Books Book Collecting Prices Bibliophily Bibliography Modern First Edition Market Prices

 
COHEN, BARBARA AND JUDITH STONEHILL
New York Bound Bookshop: Catalogue Fourteen 1990
New York/Pittsfield Mass. New York Bound/printed by Eagle Printing. 1990. Soft cover. Ill.: Designed by Kenneth Murray. Book, Unpaged (32), 12 monochrome illustrations. Illustrated card-stock wrappers, light wear, occasional pencilled checkmarks and short notations, otherwise clean, tight and very good. Catalogue of a highly regarded New York City oriented specialist bookshop which lasted about twenty years and closed in 1997. Very Good.
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Book number: 004460
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Catalogue: Books on Books
Keywords: Designed By Kenneth Murraynew York City and State Books Regarding Catalogues Specialty Bookshops

 
FADIMAN, ANNE
Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader
New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 1999. Hardcover. Book, Later printing. 12mo/19cm. xi. 162pp, Preface, Recommended Reading, Acknowledgments. Black cloth bound spine gilt, decorated front board, price clipped dj, illustrated endpapers, gift inscription ffep, small spot top edge, otherwise internally fine. Eighteen essays originally written for Civilization, the magazine of the Library of Congress of which the author was a founder. She was later editor of the Phi Beta Kappa publication, The American Scholar. Since 2005 she has been the first Franicis Writer in Residence at Yale University. "..a lovely collection of essays on a family's love affair with books and words... Fine.
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Book number: 004842
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Catalogue: Books on Books
Keywords: Biooks and Reading American Literature Author Signed Presentation Copies

 
NOBLE BOOK FOUNDATION
Islamic Books in English [and Other Languages]: Catalog 1994-1995
Monroeville, PA, Noble Book Foundation. 1994. Soft cover. Book, [ii], 70pp. 8vo/21.5cm. Paper, light wear, occasional check marks, otherwise clean, tight and very good. This catalogue is divided into categories including, Qur'an and Qur'anic Studies, Islamic Ideology & Thoughts, Fiqh and Islamic Law, Hadith, Seerah and biography of Prophet Muhammad, Islamic Studies, Islamic Books for Children, Qur'anic Recitation, Audio, Video and other Islamic items. Prices are given and an order form included. All but the last 8 pages (the Urdu section) is in English. Very Good.
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Book number: 004171
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Catalogue: Books on Books
Keywords: Book Catalogs Islam Quran Fiqh Islamic Law Hadith Arabic Hindi Gujerati Gujrati Urdu Audio Video

 
KHAN, ABUL HASSAN WITH WALIUDDIN KHUDA BAKHSH, ABDUL HAMID, EDITOR, WITH SYED ALI RAZA
Catalogue of the Printed Books of European Languages in the Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Public Library, Patna (up to 1918)
Patna, Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Public Library. 1992. Hardcover. Book, Second Impression (1918). [ii], iii, 172, 36pp, Prefaces to First Edition and Second Impression, books by categories, index of authors. 8vo/22cm. Cloth backed printed boards, shelfwear only, in lightly edgeworn dj adhered at flaps, internally fine. The Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library, described by leading Muslim historian K.K.Aziz as having "the finest and the richest collection of Islamic manuscripts in the subcontinent" (The Pakistani Historian, 1994, p 26) also has a substantial number of old and important editions of books in European languages according to its Librarian, Shahabuddin Khuda Bakhsh. The Editor, Abul Hassan Khan, was his predecessor. One description of the library lists its printed books at 80,000 with 8,000 manuscripts and 2,000 original paintings from the Moghul and Rajput eras. Fine.
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Book number: 002522
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Catalogue: Books on Books
Keywords: India Libraries Book Lists Khuda Bakhsh Public Library Books in European Languages Horow

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