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Derby Day and Other Adventures

By: Newton, A. Edward

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Company: 1934

Edition: 1st Trade Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29969

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The front endpapers have some light toning to the edges and there is a small spot of paper loss where a sticker was removed. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and a couple of small chips, especially to the spine ends. There is toning to the spine and edges of the dust jacket. "When A. Edward Newton sits ensconced in his library at Oak Knoll, Pennsylvania, he appears as a delightful eighteenth-century Tory, an int... View more info

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A Tourist In Spite Of Himself

By: Newton, A. Edward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown, and Company: 1930

Edition: 1st Trade Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35183

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and edge wear. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. All edges of the text block have some light spotting. "Alfred Edward Newton (1864–1940) was an American author, publisher, and avid book collector. He is best known for his book Amenities of Book Collecting (1918) which sold over 25,000 copies. At the time of... View more info

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This Book-collecting Game

By: Newton, A. Edward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Company: 1928

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A37008

Condition: Very Good+


Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The paper label on the spine of the book has some light toning. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown page. "Alfred Edward Newton (1864–1940) was an American author, publisher, and avid book collector. He is best known for his book Amenities of Book Collecting (1918) which sold over 25,000 copies. At the time of his death, it was estimated that he had approxi... View more info

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Books West Southwest Essays on Writers, Their Books, and Their Land

By: Powell, Lawrence Clark

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Ward Ritchie Press: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A32963

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author on a laid-in postcard. Ths book is in Near Fine condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. "Lawrence Clark Powell (September 3, 1906–March 14, 2001) was a librarian, literary critic, bibliographer and author of more than 100 books. Powell "made a significant contribution to the literature of the library profession, but he also writes for the book-minded public. His interests are reflected in the subjects that recur ... View more info

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From Xylographs To Lead Molds Ad 1440 - Ad1921

By: Rapid Electrotype Co.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Rapid Electrotype Co.: 1921

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: A32992

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. This book is limited to 500 copies. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping, nicking and wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed on the limitation page by the person given the book (? ) "Printing has been called the art preservative of all arts. The invention of individual movable cast-metal types, between A. D. 1440 and 1446, made printing a commercial possibility... View more info

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Born In A Bookshop Chapters from the Chicago Renascence

By: Starrett, Vincent (Charles Vincent Emerson)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A38694

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The edges of the text block has light, but noticeable foxing. The price-clipped dust jacket has some light edge wear, along with a couple of smallish semi-closed edge tears. There is light, but noticeable toning to the front panel, along with foxing to both front spine joint and bottom front edge. This copy includes a laid-i... View more info

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An Occupation for Gentlemen

By: Warburg, Fredric

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1960

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29374

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is clean and bright, but has a couple of edge tears and some light ground-in dirt and beginning toning. "It was an explosion of this knowledge which led Fredric Warbug to found a new publishing firm after thirteen years of working for others." View more info

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The Complete Works of Harrison Fisher Illustrator Reference Book, Price Guide & Collector's Checklist

By: Welch, Naomi (edited by Kim Zeigler)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: La Selva Beach, CA, Images of the Past: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31987

Condition: Fine


Color Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "Harrison Fisher was born on July 27, 1877, in Brooklyn, New York. He was a third generation artist; his grandfather, Felix Xiver Fisher, and father, Hugo Antone Fisher, were both artists." View more info

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The Romance Of Great Books And Their Authors

By: Winterich, John T.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Halcyon House: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A32897

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Signed edition. First Edition Thus. Published previously as Books and the Man. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. There is some beginning toning / fading to the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author on the title page. "John Tracy Winterich (1891–1970) was Managing Editor of Stars & Stripes, a prolific contributor of articles to many journals and a prominent American bibliophile in the first half of the twentieth century. In the 1930s he was editor of The Colophon. He was a contributor t... View more info

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The Loud Literary Lamas of New York

By: Woodford, Jack

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31233

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has a couple of small edge nicks and tears. "The Loud Literary Lamas of New York throws a hydrogen bomb into the laps of the publishing top brass. It points out, with chapter and verse, how talented writers, turned down by the publishing fraternity, had to publish their own work in order to reach the public." View more info