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Collectors Book Store: Special Photograph Catalogue

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hollywood, Collectors Book Store: 1985

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009531


22pp. Postmark cancel across the covers. 443 actor and actress publicity photos from the Golden Age of cinema offered for sale. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Early Printed Books of Varied Interest, Catalogue 221

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Lathrop C. Harper Inc.: 1976

Seller ID: 011220


138pp. Illustrated. 250 items professionally described. Half title lightly foxed. Notation in ink on the front cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

In August Company: The Collections of the Pierpont Morgan Library

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Pierpont Morgan Library: 1993

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 012931


310pp. Textured endpapers. Illustrated. Wraps creased at the corners and faintly and unevenly browned. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Theory and Practice of Presswork: United States Government Printing Office Apprentice Training Series, Orientation Period

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Government Printing Office: 1948

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017869


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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A Gentle Madness; Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes and the Eternal Passion for Books

By: Basbanes, Nicholas A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt & Co.: 1996

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 021951


638pp. 1st Paperback Edition. Original decorative wraps, elaborately stamped in gilt. Illustrated. A wonderful read. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. View more info

Chaucer

By: Baugh, Albert C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Northbrook, AHM Publishing Corporation: 1968

Edition: Fourth Printing.

Seller ID: 012528


128pp. Minor creasing. Two black marker remainder strikes to the bottom edge of the text block. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Bookmen's Bedlam: An Olio of Literary Oddities

By: Blumenthal, Waltar Hart

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009476


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. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Literary Lodgings

By: Borish, Elaine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boulder, Fidelio Press: 1995

Seller ID: 007403


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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

By: Boxall, Peter (ed.)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Universe Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017747


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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Landmarks of Mapmaking: An Illustrated Survey of Maps and Mapmakers

By: Bricker, Charles & R.V. Tooley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Dorset Press: 1989

Seller ID: 018590


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. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall View more info

Oscar Wilde: 1854-1900

By: Brown, Sally

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, The Pierpont Morgan Library: 2001

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 014904


48pp. Illustrated. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

George Eliot, Her Life and Books

By: Bullett, Gerald

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021819


273pp. Original gray cloth with spine lettering stamped in blue. Illustrated. Ex-library with the usual markings. Boards unevenly sunned. Spine ends worn. Some dampstain to the top corner of the text block. Obviously a working copy. View more info

Handweaving; An Annotated Bibliography

By: Buschman, Isabel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Metuchen, The Scarecrow Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019431


250pp. 553 items described. Thoroughly indexed. Ex-library with the usual markings. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Toni Morrison

By: Century, Douglas

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Chelsea House Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 018813


103pp. Illustrated. Introductory essay by Coretta Scott King. Lengthy gift inscription to the half title. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A Guide to Making Decorated Papers

By: Chambers, Anne

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Thames & Hudson: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020325


79pp. Rebound in library cloth with the original wraps bound in. Illustrated. Ex-library with the usual markings. View more info

Great Books: My Adventures with Homer, Rousseau, Woolf, and Other Indestructible Writers of the Western World

By: Denby, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster Touchstone: 1996

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 008315


493pp. Text browned. Corners creased on the wraps. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall View more info

Famous Books, Ancient and Medieval

By: Downs, Robert H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Barnes & Noble: 1969

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 021802


329pp. Ownership inscriptions and ink stamps to the half title. Traces of rubbing to the extremities. Outlines of 108 great works that have shaped civilization. View more info

Book Finds: How to Find, Buy and Sell Used and Rare Books

By: Ellis, Ian C.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Perigee Books: 1996

Edition: Sixth Printing.

Seller ID: 015082


271pp. + 1pp. ad. Light overall browning to the text. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Book Business: Publishing Past, Present and Future

By: Epstein, Jason

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton: 2002

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 011094


204pp. Winner of the National Book Award. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Mysterious World of Agatha Christie

By: Feinman, Jeffrey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Award Books: 1975

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011632


190pp. + 2pp. ads. Illustrated. Includes bibliography. Text browning. Wraps creased. Extensive ownership notations in the bibliography section. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info