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1 Collectors Book Store: Special Photograph Catalogue
Hollywood Collectors Book Store 1985 First Edition Original Pictorial Wraps Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
22pp. Postmark cancel across the covers. 443 actor and actress publicity photos from the Golden Age of cinema offered for sale. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Early Printed Books of Varied Interest, Catalogue 221
NY Lathrop C. Harper Inc. 1976 Original Printed Wraps Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
138pp. Illustrated. 250 items professionally described. Half title lightly foxed. Notation in ink on the front cover. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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3 In August Company: The Collections of the Pierpont Morgan Library
NY The Pierpont Morgan Library 1993 First Paperback Edition Original Pictorial Wraps Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
310pp. Textured endpapers. Illustrated. Wraps creased at the corners and faintly and unevenly browned. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Passion's Discipline: The History of the Sonnet in the British Isles and America
NY New York Public Library 2003 First Edition Original Pictorial Wraps Near Fine No Jacket 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Unpaginated. Illustrated. Exhibition catalogue for items from the Berg Collection, exhibited at the Library from May 2-August 2, 2003. Touch of creasing. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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5 Theory and Practice of Presswork: United States Government Printing Office Apprentice Training Series, Orientation Period
Washington D.C. Government Printing Office 1948 First Edition Original Cloth Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
248pp. Original gray cloth with lettering stamped in blue. No previous ownership inscriptions. Bottom corners bumped. A fairly tight copy, Covers offset and letterpress techniques. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Baugh, Albert C. Chaucer
Northbrook AHM Publishing Corporation 1968 Fourth Printing Original Wraps Very Good No Jacket Remainder 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
128pp. Minor creasing. Two black marker remainder strikes to the bottom edge of the text block. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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7 Blumenthal, Waltar Hart Bookmen's Bedlam: An Olio of Literary Oddities
New Brunswick Rutgers University Press 1955 First Edition Original Cloth Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
273pp. Illustrated. A fascinating collection of biblio-oddities (books bound in human skin, books that are taller than men, various shapes, etc. Three corners bumped, one corner rubbed through. Faint ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. The jacket is creased and chipped at the spine ends. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 Borish, Elaine Literary Lodgings
Boulder Fidelio Press 1995 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
355pp Black and white illustrations thorughout. Historic hotels in Britain where famous writers lived. This is the new, completely revised second edition with 50 wirters and 50 hotels. Light crease on back cover and one stray ink mark on inside back free endpaper. Some light underlining in pencil. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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9 Boxall, Peter (ed.) 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
NY Universe Publishing 2006 First Edition Original Cloth Good Good Remainder 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
960pp. Illustrated. Pictorial endpapers. Red marker dot to the bottom edge of the text block (remaindered). Small closed tear and some creasing to the head of the spine on the jacket. Dampstain to the top edge of the jacket on the verso. Back joint starting at the head. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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10 Bresler, Fenton The Mystery of Georges Simenon: A Biography
NY Beaufort Books 1983 First American Edition Original Cloth Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
260pp. Illustrated. Top edge of the text block and the fore edge of the text block foxed. The jacket is price clipped. Spine ends tape repaired. Closed tears at the spine ends. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Bricker, Charles & R.V. Tooley Landmarks of Mapmaking: An Illustrated Survey of Maps and Mapmakers
NY Dorset Press 1989 Original Cloth Very Good Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
276pp. Beautifully illustrated with 14 large folding maps reproduced in color and many other maps throughout, including some double paged. Bottom corners rubbed through at the tips. Shelfwear along the bottom edge of the binding, including another spot (1 4 inch) where it is rubbed through. No previous ownership inscriptions. The jacket is edgeworn and has a small closed pull tear at the head of the spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Brown, Sally Oscar Wilde: 1854-1900
NY The Pierpont Morgan Library 2001 First American Edition Original Pictorial Wraps Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
48pp. Illustrated. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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13 Century, Douglas Toni Morrison
NY Chelsea House Publishers 1994 First Edition Original Pictorial Wraps Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
103pp. Illustrated. Introductory essay by Coretta Scott King. Lengthy gift inscription to the half title. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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14 Denby, David Great Books: My Adventures with Homer, Rousseau, Woolf, and Other Indestructible Writers of the Western World
NY Simon & Schuster Touchstone 1996 First Paperback Edition Original Wraps Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" Tall 
493pp. Text browned. Corners creased on the wraps. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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15 Downs, Robert B. Books That Changed the World
NY Mentor Book 1983 Reprint Original Wraps Fine No Jacket 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
352pp. 
Price: 3.20 USD
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16 Ellis, Ian C. Book Finds: How to Find, Buy and Sell Used and Rare Books
NY Perigee Books 1996 Sixth Printing Original Wraps Near Fine No Jacket 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
271pp. + 1pp. ad. Light overall browning to the text. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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17 Ellsworth, William W. A Golden Age of Authors: A Publisher's Recollection
Boston Houghton, Mifflin Co. 1919 Early Edition Original Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
305pp. Illustrated. The memoirs of the former Century Co. CEO. Includes reminiscences of Stevenson, Stockton, Bret Harte, Walt Whitman, Kipling, Mary Mapes Dodge, Jack London, the Civil War and literature, John Burroughs, H.G. Wells, Mark Twain, the Grant memoirs, Conan Doyle, Teddy Roosevelt, The British Winston Churchill, and a lot more. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Bottom corners bumped. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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18 Epstein, Jason Book Business: Publishing Past, Present and Future
NY W.W. Norton 2002 Second Printing Original Pictorial Wraps Fine No Jacket 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
204pp. Winner of the National Book Award. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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19 Feinman, Jeffrey The Mysterious World of Agatha Christie
NY Award Books 1975 First Edition Original Wraps Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
190pp. + 2pp. ads. Illustrated. Includes bibliography. Text browning. Wraps creased. Extensive ownership notations in the bibliography section. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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20 Fink, Deborah Process and Politics in Library Research: A Model for Course Design
Chicago American Library Association 1989 First Paperback Edition Original Wraps Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
211pp. Pencil underlining and marginalia. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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