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Book Collecting : A Comprehensive Guide 1995 Edition

By: Ahearn, Allen and Aherarn, Patricia

Price: $12.71

Publisher: New York, NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 033514

ISBN: 0399140492

Condition: Near Fine

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The Secret of Collecting Girls' Series Books

By: Axe, John

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Gransville, MD, Hobby House Press, Inc.: 2000

Seller ID: 036599

ISBN: 0875885772

Condition: Near Fine

128 pp, yel SC wraps w/full color pictorial front w/red-black lettering on the spine, color pictorial front and color pictorial back. Value guide for collecting Girls' series books featuring Nancy Drew, Judy Bolton, Kay Tracy, Beverly Gray, Penny Parker, and Ruth Fielding. View more info

Catalogue of the Browning Collection at the University of Texas

By: Barnes, Warner

Price: $10.84

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1966

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 018087

Condition: Very Good+

120 pp, white cloth boards w/brown letters, burnt orange endpapers illustrated w/pictorial of the Brownings. 1000 cc's printed. Book lists the literary manuscripts, letters and books of Elizabeth Barrett Browning and also Robert Browning. #72 of The First Hundred publications of the Humanities research Center of the University of Texas at Austin. View more info

First Editions of Today : And How to Tell Them : American British and Irish

By: Boutell II, Henery S. and edited by Boutell, Roger, Illustrations

Price: $12.71

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1949

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 032281

Condition: Very Good

vii, 209 pp, red cloth covered boards, grey dj w/black lettering. Presents statements from British and American publishers describing how to identify the first editions of their books and how to distinguish subseqent printings from the first. dj spine sunned, dj chipped at top of spine. View more info

A bibliography of Illinois Imprints 1814-58

By: Byrd, Cecil K.

Price: $41.61

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The University of Chicago Press: 1966

Seller ID: 036838

Condition: Very Good

xxv, 601 pp, maroon cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj light brown w/black-brown lettering w/black-light brown illustration on the front panel. The author has recorded more than three thousand entries the includes books, broadsides, pamphlets and maps that were produced in the print shops of the territory & sate of Illinois between 1814 and 1858. This is a HEAVY BOOK. View more info

Nothing or the Bookplate

By: Craig, Edward Gordon

Price: $72.25

Publisher: London, England, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1931

Edition: Re-issue

Seller ID: 021712

Condition: Good

vii, 26 pp, 25 bookplates, quarterbound w/brown papercovered boards w/red cloth spine, gilt lettering on spine, spine sunned w/four holes in spine, letters in red on front cover w/emblem on front in black. Book has a handlist of bookplates by E. Carrick with 25 bookplates tipped in one to a page at end. The book has four chapters telling what a bookplate is & what it does, about the author's bookplates, the purchaser, and the process of making bookplates & placing them in the books. some foxing to front board, some foxing to pages, prev owner's bookplate on FPD. View more info

Ottmar Mergenthaler and the Printing Revolution

By: Mengel, Willi w/an intro by Yutang, Lin

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Mergenthaler Linotype Company: 1954

Seller ID: 040495

Condition: Near Fine

63 pp, quarterbound w/light marbled brown paper covered boards w/gilt illustration on the front panel and w/tan paper covered spine w/gilt lettering. The book describes the invention of teh linotype and how it affected the printing industry. View more info

Books and Bidders :The Adventures of a Bibliophile

By: Rosenbach, A.S.W.

Price: $42.08

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008777

Condition: Very Good

311 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering, top edge gilt. Collection of nine articles: Talking of old books, million dollar bookshelf, sold to Dr. R!, some literary forgeries, among old manuscripts, american Children's books, old bibles, why America buys England's books, and the Collector's best bet. book spine slightly sunned . View more info

Bookman's Quintet : Five Catalogues About Books

By: Rostenberg, Leona and Stern, Madeleine B. w/preface by Belanger, Terry

Price: $29.33

Publisher: Newark, DE & Hillsborough, NC, Oak Knoll Books and Ballinger's Used and Rare Books: 1980

Seller ID: 034809

Condition: Very Good+

xix, 284 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/red title block w/gilt lettering, w/clear mylar cover. The book has the following catalogues: Catalogue for the Easter Term containing divers matters relating to the history of the book, History of Printing Art & Illustrated books, The Book a survey of its History, Art, Science & Social Impact, The Aldine Press and The House of Elzevier. prev owner wrote on the ffep. View more info

Northland Press Spring & Autumn 1979 Book List - 2 Volumes

By: Sanders, Mark

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Flagstaff, AZ, Northland Press: 1979

Seller ID: 016946

Condition: Very Good+

9 pp, 23 pp, wht SC wraps w/color pictorial fronts. Spring & Autumn listing of books by Northland Press. They published americana, native american & books on the southwest. The spring issue introduces their Southwestern Classics series of fine letterpress books. The autumn issue contains some of the following titles: Nacimientos, From Broncs to Bronzes, Room and Time Enough, plus many others. View more info

Rare Books - Autographs - Graphics : Sale Number 1383

By: Swann Galleries

Price: $21.04

Publisher: New York, NY, Swann Galleries: 1985

Seller ID: 035915

Condition: Good+

unpaginated, cream SC wraps w/illustrated front panel & pictorial rear panel. This auction included an important collection of letters and books of Sir Winston Churchill, and Americana, modern illustrated books, art & architecture, natural history, bindings, literature, travel & topography, early printing and incunabula. The auction was held on October 24th, 1985. prev owner wrote on the front cover, stain on front edge of the front cover, some soiling to the rear cover . View more info

Northland Press : Autumn 1971 1973, 1976, 1977, & 1978 Book Lists - 5 pamphlets

By: Weaver, Paul

Price: $21.04

Publisher: Flagstaff, AZ, Northland Press: 1971

Seller ID: 016941

Condition: Very Good+

unpaginated, wht, grey, tan SC wraps w/color pictorial fronts (5 pamphlets). Fall listing of books by Northland Press in autumn of 1971, 1973, 1976, 1977 and 1978. They published americana, native american & books on the southwest. The pamphlets contain a brief description of the material in each book View more info