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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Chaucer

By: Baugh, Albert C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Northbrook, AHM Publishing Corporation: 1968

Edition: Fourth Printing.

Seller ID: 012528

Condition: Very Good


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

Better Type

By: Binns, Betty

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Watson-Guptill Publications: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022124

Condition: Fine


191pp. 1st Edition. Original cream paper over black cloth, spine lettering stamped in silver foil. Typeset examples by Kathie Brown of U.S. Litho. 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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

The Reader's Guide to the Best Evangelical Books

By: Branson, Mark Lau

Price: $9.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Harper & Row: 1982

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 022315

Condition: Very Good


207pp. 1st Paperback Edition. Original wraps. Bibliographies on the Christian life, Christian literature, Biblical studies, Church history, theology, ethics, pastoral theology, missions evangelism and the Christian in the world. Selections are limited to 1950-1980, the era when evangelicalism had come into its own. Some creasing. Ownership inscription to the half title. 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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Good


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

Of Making Many Books; A Hundred Years of Reading, Writing and Publishing

By: Burlingame, Roger

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022078

Condition: Very Good


347pp. 1st Edition (Scribner's "A" on the copyright page, and the Scribner seal). Original brown cloth with lettering and decoration stamped in gilt. Uneven tanning to the pastedowns, near the gutter. Spine lettering dulled. A publisher's history of Charles Scribner's, an important literary publisher. 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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Good


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

A Guide to Science Reading

By: Deason, Hilary J.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Signet Science Library Book: 1966

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 022316

Condition: Good


288pp. 2nd Edition. Original pictorial wraps. Bibliographies of psychology, general science, mathematics, astronomy, physics, chemistry, earth sciences, anthropology, biology, botany, zoology, applied science, medicine, engineering, industrial technology, urban planning (?), architecture and geography. Includes essays by H. Bentley Glass, Margaret Mead, Rhoda Metraux, Warren Weaver and Joseph Gallant. Signet series #T3003. 75 cents cover price. Wraps soiled. Owne... 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

Condition: Very Good


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

What Books Shall I Read?

By: Drury, F.W.K. & W.E. Simnett

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022740

Condition: Very Good


327pp. Original blue cloth with lettering stamped in dark blue. Top corners bumped, bottom corners rubbed through at the tips. Ownership inscriptions to the front free endpaper. Spine darkened. View more info