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The Reflections Of A Lonely Man

By: A. C. M. (Pseudonym Of A. C. McClurg)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, A. C. McClurg & Co.: 1903

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A32949

Condition: Very Good-


This book is in Very Good- to Near Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and fraying, along with several small edge nicks and rubbed spots. The spine and edges of the book covers have some toning. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's bookplate (Johnson Brigham) on the front pastedown page. The front inner hinge has a crack to the bottom edge (approx. 1"). "A. C. McClurg was a Chicago, Illinois based pub... View more info

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Artists And The Book Part II: Some Illustrated Books: Catalogue 150

By: Antiquariaat Frits Knuf

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Netherlands, Antiquariaat Frits Knuf: 1986

Seller ID: A34778

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oblong booklet with heavy illustrated cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition. The booklet and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. View more info

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The Illuminated Page Ten Centuries of Manuscript Painting in the British Library

By: Backhouse, Janet

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, University of Toronto Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Canadian Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36092

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but has two scratches to the front cover and some beginning rolling to the top spine end. "The earliest surviving substantive illuminated manuscripts are from the period 400 to 600, produced in the Kingdom of the Ostrogoths and the Eastern Roman Empire. The significance of these works lies not only in their inherent artistic and historical value, but also in the mainten... View more info

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Catalogue Of William Blake's Drawings And Paintings In The Huntington Library

By: Baker, C. H. Collins (Enlarged and Revised by R. R. Wark)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Marino, CA, The Huntington Library: 1963

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A38551

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book is in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning rubbing to the spine ends and corners. There is some beginning toning to the rear cover of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. "William Blake (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. What he called his prophetic works were said by 20th-... View more info

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Wood Engraving

By: Beedham, R. John (introduction and appendix by Eric Gill)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, Faber and Faber Limited: 1922

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: A32996

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 clean, bright condition. There is some beginning sunning to the spine of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. This book includes an introduction and appendix by Eric Gill. "Ralph John Beedham (1879-1975) , occupies a unique position in the history of twentieth century wood engraving. He was a formschneider, probably the last person in England to serve an apprenticeship as a professional reproductive wood engraver...He was one of three professional reproductive wo... View more info

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And It Came To Pass Legends and Stories about King David & King Solomon

By: Bialik, Hayyim Nahman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Hebrew Publishing Company: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36114

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and the corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The front endpaper has residue from a previous owner's removed bookplate. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and smallish chips missing, especially to the spine ends and corners. "Hayim Nahman Bialik (January 6, 1873 – July 4, 1934) , also Chaim or Haim, was a Jewish poet who wrote primarily in Hebrew but ... View more info

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Theocritus The Second and Seventh Idylls

By: Calverley, Charles Stuart (translated by)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd.: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33603

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ 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 beginning bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has noticeable toning, especially to the spine, and several spots of discoloration and ground-in dirt. "Elizabeth Rivers (1903-1964) was an artist who created water colour and oil paintings, stained glass, sculpture and wood engravings. She is perhaps best known for her wood engravings. These were often created ... View more info

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Mushi-No Koe

By: Egyedi, Bela

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oneonta, NY, Swamp Press: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 31117

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; One of 100 copies printed on Frankfurt Cream. This is an oversized paperback book with heavy cardstock covers and a string (Jap) binding. The book is in Near Fine condition. The text pages are clean and bright. Illustrated with both black and white and color illustrations. This book has been handset on Victor the Golding Press. (Letterpress). View more info

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Forty-odd Years In The Literary Shop

By: Ford, James L.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A32908

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There are several spots of ground-in dirt to the front cover. The gilt lettering on the spine has dulled. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author on the reverse of the frontispiece. "Born in St. Louis, a son of James K. And Louisa Livermore Ford, James L. Ford attended a school in Stockbridge, Mass. At the age of 16 he came to New York and started his half century and mor... View more info

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The Legacy Of James D. Hart At The Bancroft Library 1970-1990

By: Friends Of The Bancroft Library

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Friends of the Bancroft Library: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38712

Condition: Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book. The 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. "James David Hart, CBE (April 18, 1911 – 23 July 1990) was an American literary scholar and professor at University of California, Berkeley for fifty-four years. He is most notable for writing The Oxford Companion to American Literature and A Companion to California." (from Wikipedia) View more info

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A Christmas Bulletin of the Best Books 1928

By: Hewitt's Book Shop

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Long Beach, CA, Hewitt's Books & Stationery: 1928

Seller ID: 31400

Condition: Very Good-


B&W and Color Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The book covers have edge wear, rubbing, nicking and noticeable creasing. There are a couple of small edge nicks and chips missing. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. This is a wonderfully illustrated (in both black and white and color) advertising catalogue of books on offer at Hewitt's Books of Long Beach California for the Christmas season of 1928. View more info

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Permanent Papers and the Subject of Author's Editions

By: Holliston Mills

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Norwood, MA, The Holliston Mills: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31142

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The tan cloth covers have toning (especially to the spine and edges) and some ground-in dirt and tidemarking. The top spine end has a chip missing from the top layer of cloth. The text pages are clean and bright. "In a few words, here is our thought: - We suggest that a part of the first printing of any book of obvious literary merit or the work of a popular author be made in a special edition which might be termed an Author's Edi... View more info

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A Catalogue Of Authors Whose Works Are Published By Houghton, Mifflin And Company

By: Houghton, Mifflin and Company

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Riverside Press: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32964

Condition: Good+


Full Title: A Catalogue Of Authors Whose Works Are Published By Houghton, Mifflin And Company. This book is in Good + condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally solid condition. The tan paper covered boards have noticeable spots of foxing, toning and generalized rubbing. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have edge wear, rubbing, nicking and some fraying. The lettering on the spine of the book has faded. The text pages are generally clean, but have spots of foxing throughout and there is tidemarking to the bottom edges of the fi... View more info

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American Bookmen Sketches, Chiefly Biographical, of Certain Writers of the Nineteenth Century

By: Howe, M. A. De Wolfe

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A32966

Condition: Very Good+


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping. The spine of the book has noticeable toning and a couple of spots of discoloration. This copy has been signed, with an inscription, by the author on the front endpaper. There's also a previous owner's inked name and date on the front endpaper. "Mark Antony De Wolfe Howe (also Anthony, DeWolf and Jr; Bristol, Rhode Island – December 6, 1960 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an ... View more info

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Kat Ran Press Books For Sale

By: Kat Ran Press

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Florence, MA, Kat Ran Press: 2005

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: A34497

Condition: Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is a small format booklet with french wrap cardstock covers and a string bound spine. Limited to 2000 copies, this is #1783. The booklet is in Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The booklet lists all the available titles from this small press in the year 2005. Laid in is an advertisement for an additional book, Notes on the History of the Elston Press. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. View more info

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Collecting Being One of a Series of Essays Entitled: These Diversions

By: Lynch, Bohun (edited by J. B. Priestley)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, England, Jarrolds Publishers: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32994

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good to Near Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends have some light rubbing, wear and beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. The inner hinges of the end papers have spots of toning / glue residue. The dust jacket is generally clean and bright, but has some ground-in dirt, several smallish spots of discoloration on the rear cover and a couple of small chips missing to the spine and spine edges. "John Boynton "J. B." Priestley, OM (13 September 1894... View more info

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English Prayer Books An Introduction to the Literature of Christian Public Worship

By: Morison, Stanley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Cambridge University Press: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38615

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The covers have rubbing and some ground-in dirt. The text pages are generally clean and bright. There are occasional spots of foxing throughout. "Stanley Morison (6 May 1889 – 11 October 1967) was an influential British typographer, printing executive and historian of printing. Largely self-educated, he promoted higher standards in printing and an awareness of the best print... View more info

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Book Guide to the Separate States of these United States of America May 1933

By: National Society of Colonial Dames of America, Holbrook, Bertha Matson Andrews

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Providence, R.I., E. A. Johnson Co.: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34456

Condition: Very Good+


This is a small format booklet / pamphlet with cardstock covers and a stapled binding. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The text pages are clean and bright. "In assembling pictures to be made into slides with explanatory texts for what is known as the Illustrated Historical Outlines of separate states, many books were read by members of the Patriotic Service committees of the forty-one states Colonial Dames Societies. The lists of books which compose the Book Guide are the result of that search for informatoin and local atmosphere." "The ... View more info

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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