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1 "M.E.S." In Memoriam: A Tribute to the Life and Accomplishments of Melville E. Stone 1848-1929: General Manager of the Associated Press 1893-1921
NY The Associated Press 1929 First Edition Cloth Good+ Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Plates 
one of 1500 copies; textblock foxed and aged, otherwise clean and tight. binding has moderate character wear, a small paint splatter at the top right corner of the front board and overall light shelf wear; the paper spine title is very aged and faded; 160p. 
Price: 12.95 USD
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2 A Brief Account of The Clifton Waller Barrett Library
Charlottesville The University of Virginia 1960 First Printing Paper-Covered Boards Very Good + No Jacket Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall One Black & White Photograph 
Minor fading to the spine; receipt for book to noted Author.Historian, Dr. Norma L. Peterson laid in as well as a University of Virginia Newsletter concerning the library; over a clean, tight and very nice copy; 35 pages. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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3 A Catalogue of Redouteana
Pittsburgh Hunt Botanical Library/Carnegie Institute of Technology 1963 Wraps Very Good+ Paper Back 4to - over 9" 12" Tall Black and White Illustrations and Photos 
Covers lightly worn, text block very clean and tight 122p. plus index. 
Price: 6.99 USD
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4 A Pageant of Manuscript Books from 13th to 19th Centuries: Fes Fastes Du Livre Manuscrit du XIIIe au XIXe siecle: Catalogue 2
Chicago Illuminations 1993 096342551X / 9780963425515 Wraps Very Good+ Paperback 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Color Photographs 
Great, clean and tight copy! Lightly creased corners and wear to corners, head and foot of spine, light shelf wear. 160pp., including index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 An Introduction to the Earl Gregg Swem Library
Williamsburg, Virginia Privately Printed 1965 Wraps Good + Pamphlet 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Black & White Diagrams 
Lightly shelf-worn with some fading to the edges; signed by noted Author/Historian, Norma L. Peterson on the title page, as this was her personal copy; described on copyright page as Library Contributions, Number 4; overall a very nice copy; 32 pages. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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6 Bookbindings of Great Britain: Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century: Catalogue 845, September 1957
London Maggs Brothers Ltd. 1957 Wraps Good+ Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Plates 
Clean and tight textblock. Tearing to foot of spine, creasing down spine, lightly bumped corners. 157pp., including index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Burndy Library: Founded to Serve Scholarship in the history of Science and Technology: a Report made on the occasion of Occupying Its Permanent Building in April 1964: Burndy Library Publication No. 21
Norwalk, CT Burndy Library 1964 Stapled Wraps Very Good Ex-Library, Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall B&W Photographs & Illustrations 
small ink notation on copyright page; one tiny library sticker on front cover; text block clean and tight in lightly to moderately edge-worn binding. Small closed tear at top front. 59 pp. 
Price: 8.73 USD
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8 Chippewa and Dakota Indians: a Subject Catalog of Books, Pamphlets, Periodical Articles, and Manuscripts in the Minnesota Historical Society A-Z
St Paul Minnesota Historical Society 1970 Second Printing Wraps Very Good Ex-Library Paperback 4to - Over 9 " -12" Tall 
Retired library copy minimally marked. Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner worn; some light surface soiling and small dents on both covers. 131p. 
Price: 13.95 USD
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9 Cuba 1953-1978: a Bibliographical Guide to the Literature
NY Kraus Iinternational 1986 First Edition Blue Cloth w/Gilt Titling Very Good No Dust Jacket Ex-Library, Hard Cover 4to - Over 9 " -12" Tall 
Two-volume set. Clean and sound with minimal wear. Ex-library with usual stamps and labels. 1,387 pp. This heavy set will require additional postage. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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10 Fine Bindings from Oxford Libraries 1500-1700: Catalogue of an Exhibition
Oxford Bodleian Library 1968 Blue Cloth Very Good+ Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Plates 
Very Clean and tight textblock. Slight shelf wear to binding. Lacks dust jacket; 144p., including indexes. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Francesco d'Assisi: Documenti e Archivi Codici e Biblioteche Miniature
Milano Electa Editrice 1982 Wraps Very Good Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Color and b&w Plates 
published in Italian; owner's ink signature & date on half title page and title page, else clean and tight; Beautiful photographs. Several creases down spine, bumped and scuffed head and foot of spine as well as creased corners. 393p. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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12 Henk Voorn to Henry Morris: Selected Correspondence June 1967 - July 1981
Newton, PA Bird & Bull Press 2003 First Limited Ed., No 136 of 150 Cloth Fine Hard Cover 4to - over 9" 12" Tall Sixteen Colored Illustrations, Tipped in 
immaculate, unread copy in cloth covered slipcase; composed in Garamond types, printed on Zerkall mouldmade paper, and bound in Japanese cloth; 58p. 
Price: 130.00 USD
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13 Hispanic Notes and Monographs: Gongora Quatro Comedias
N Y Hispanic Society of America 1927 Stapled Waps Very Good+ Ex-Library Paperback 12mo - over 6" 7" Tall Black and White Illustrations and Photos 
Retired library copy, minimally stamped. Some numerical annotation on front cover. Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner worn, with some light wear at the base of the spine. 4p. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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14 Hispanic Notes and Monographs: Manuscripts Investiture of Siena Granted By Rudolph the Second to Philip the Third in 1604
N Y Hispanic Society of America 1928 Stapled Waps Very Good+ Ex-Library Paperback 12mo - over 6" 7" Tall Black and White Illustrations and Photos 
Retired library copy, minimally stamped. Some numerical annotation on front cover. Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner worn, with some light wear at the base of the spine. 20p. Investiture of Siena. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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15 Historic Examples of American Printing and Typography; A Guide to an Exhibition in the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan (Bulletin XXXII)
William L. Clements Library University of Michigan 1940 Wraps Very Good Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
light pencil markings on ffep, otherwise textblock is clean and tight. Lightly sunned spine; moderately worn edges; 69pp. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Leroy R. And Ann W. Hafen Their Writings and Their Notable Collection of Americana
Brigham Young University Library 1962 Wraps Near Fine Paper Back 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Lightly edge-worn binding; else a clean, tight and very nice copy; details the Hafen Collection of Americana given to Brigham Young University; 109 pp. 
Price: 14.55 USD
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17 Manuscripts and Autograph Letters from the 12th to the 20th Century and Two Oil Paintings: Catalogue No. 200
London Dawsons of Pall Mall 1969 Wraps Very Good+ Paper Back 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Very lightly shelf-worn; a very small notation, in ink, on top right corner of front cover; else a clean and tight copy; black and white and color illustrations; 65 pages. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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18 Nate D. Sanders Premier Auctions: Fine Autographs and Memorabilia
2012 Wraps Very Good Auction Catalog 4to - Over 9 " -12" Tall Photos 
Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner worn, light wear along the spine. 132p. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Papermaking: Art and Craft: An Account Derived from the Exhibition Presented in the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. and Opened on April 21, 1968
Washington, D.C. Library Of Congress 1968 Cream Wraps Very Good Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photographs 
Textblock is clean and tight. Sunned spine and creasing along spine, creased corners. 96pp., including bibliographical references. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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20 Southwest Studies Bibliography, based on holdings of Charles Leaming Tutt Library; The Colorado College Studies; Bibliographical Series Number 1
Colorado Springs The Colorado College 1972 Stapled; Cloth Spine Good + No Jacket Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall No Illustrations 
Book block clean and tight. Cover rubbed; edges and corners bumped. 
Price: 15.47 USD
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