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Zane Grey: Romancing the West

By: May, Stephen J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Athens, OH, Ohio University Press: 1998

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: EW5002

ISBN: 0821411810

Condition: Very Good+

Textblock very clean and tight. Binding slightly edge and corner rubbed; Dust jacket lightly edge and corner worn. 180p., including index. View more info

The American Collector

By: McNeil, Donald R. (edited by)

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Madison, The State Historical Society of Wisconsin: 1955

Seller ID: SB6998

Condition: Very Good+

Light pencil markings along the fore-edge of approx. 20 pages, otherwise textblock is very clean and tight. Minimal wear to binding. 61pp. View more info

Find Yourself in a Used-Book Store

By: Merrick, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Panajachel, Guatemala, William Merrick:

Seller ID: SJ5205

Condition: Very Good

60pp. Inked writing on page 59 and 60. Otherwise textblock is clean and tight; light edge wear. View more info

Charles Meunier's Plaquette, 1900: La Relieuse - A Rare and Beautiful Depiction of The Bookbinder in Medallic Art

By: Meunier, Charles (1865-1940)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Newton, PA, Bird & Bull:

Seller ID: 22159

Condition: Fine

the prospectus for this unique piece explains that Charles Meunier was a French bookbinder of the late 1800's who made many hundreds of emblematic and pictorial bindings, some of which had modelled leather, enamelled, bronze, or ivory plaques let into the covers. Our offering is a beautiful pewter reproduction of a plaquette [medallion] made by Maurice Favre, a French sculptor who exhibited the original at the Paris Salon in 1903. Meunier was a popular, progressive bookbinder in his day, but was controversial because he was rejected by narrow-minded French traditionalists and book collectors ... View more info

Caldecott Medal Books: 1938-1957: With the Artist's Acceptance Papers & Related Material Chiefly from the Horn Book Magazine: Horn Book Papers Volume II

By: Miller, Bertha Mahony; Field, Elinor Whitney (editors)

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Boston, The Horn Book, Inc.: 1973

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: SB418

Condition: Very Good

Horn Book Papers, Vol. II only; Textblock and binding is clean and tight. Light blue top edge; very rubbed and edge worn dust jacket with sunned spine and heavily chipped spine extremities. 329p., including index. View more info

The Repair and Preservation of Records: Bulletins of the National Archives, Number 5: September 1943

By: Minogue, Adelaide E.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Washington, National Archives: 1943

Seller ID: SB2250

Condition: Very Good

at one time this copy was in a cardboard and mylar binder for protection; that binder has been removed and thrown away, leaving only glue residue along the spineTextblock is clean and tight. Some wear down the spine. 56pp., including appendix. This publication is largely obsolete but may have historical interest to the student of conservation. View more info

Nicolas Louis Robert and His Endless Wire Papermaking Machine, With Facsimiles of the Inventor's Original Drawings of the First Paper Machine

By: Morris, Henry

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Newton, PA, Bird & Bull Press: 2000

Edition: Limited First Ed., #46 of 150

Seller ID: CAL019

Condition: Fine

includes a chapter on the papermaking historian Leonard B. Schlosser; paper was first made by machine in an endless web, in France, in 1798; five original color drawings of the first machine are reproduced for this work on full-size 12" X 16 3/4" card stock are are held in a separate board portfolio; the accompanying 47p., cloth-bound book provides background material on the inventor and his machine; the portfolio and book are contained in a cloth-covered clamshell case with leather spine label; immaculate and unread. View more info

Vignettes Volume II: An Eclectic Assemblage of Anecdotes About Papermaking, the Private Press, Printing and Its History, Book Collecting, Numismata Typographica and Much More

By: Morris, Henry

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Newton, PA, Bird & Bull Press: 1999

Edition: Limited, Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 22317

Condition: Fine

No. 99 of 155 copies; As New in slipcase, with prospectus laid in; 77p., including eleven pages of black and white illustrations and two pages of color inserts; a 7 X 11" sample sheet of the original 1958 Bird & Bull handmade paper is tipped in along with twenty additional tip-ins, most of which are in color. An adjunct to the article "Better Late Than Never" is a pair of clay impressions with human figures and cuneiform inscriptions taken from ancient Babylonian cylinder seals. The seals date from 1900-1600 BC, and the two clay impressions, about 1 X 2" in size, are in a re... View more info

My Log & Diary 1994-2005: Interspersed with Anecdotes and Observations on Book Collecting, Printing, Private Presses and Other Bookish Matters

By: Morris, Henry

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Newton, Bird & Bull Press: 2005

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: CAL017

Condition: Fine

Number 126 of 160 copies; immaculate, unread copy in slip-case, This book is a continuation of the entries of "Two Birds With One Stone", published in 1994; 106p.; Fine Condition. View more info

The Private Press-Man's Tale

By: Morris, Henry (compiler & editor)

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Newton, Bird & Bull Press: 1990

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 22145

Condition: Fine

Number 20 of 150 copies; printed on Arches mouldmade paper, with text composed in Van Dijck types by Michael Bixler; a perfect, unread copy; maroon cloth spine with gilt paste-paper sides and leather spine label, bound by Barbara Blumenthal; 63pp., prospectus laid-in, along with a printed, single-sided broadside, entitled "Adlai Stevenson's Cat Bill Veto". View more info

Frankly, George or Letters to a Publisher from an Author Whose First Book is About to Appear

By: Morton, Charles W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1951

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: SJ5248

Condition: Very Good+

Textblock is very clean and tight; no dust jacket; light shelf and corner wear. 23pp. View more info

Points 1874-1930; Being Extracts from a Bibliographer's Note-Book

By: Muir, Percy H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co., Ltd.: 1931

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: SJ5389

Condition: Very Good

one of 500; lightly foxed, otherwise textblock is clean and tight. Sunned spine, small chip at head of spine, moderately edge and corner worn; no dust jacket; 168pp.; including index. View more info

Literary New Mexico: Essays from Book Talk

By: Myers, Dwight and Carol (editors)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico, New Mexico Book League/Ancient City Press: 1998

Edition: Limited, Numbered Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB4418

ISBN: 1580960014

Condition: Near Fine

head of the spine lightly creased, with slight spine fade, else Gift Quality; Author's ink signature on limitation page. No. 106 of 300 copies. slip case very clean and only slightly edge worn; 208pp. View more info

A Tourist In Spite Of Himself

By: Newton, A. Edward

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1930

Seller ID: 00085

Condition: Very Good

Ex-library with minimal markings; front board illustrated; Lacks dust jacket. View more info

The Amenities of Book-Collecting and Kindred Affections

By: Newton, A. Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, John Lane, the Bodley Head: 1920

Seller ID: SJ5224

Condition: Very Good

textblock is clean and tight. Lightly bumped corners; no dust jacket; 373pp., including index. View more info

The Amenities of Book-Collecting and Kindred Affections

By: Newton, A. Edward

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Boston, The Atlantic Monthly Press: 1918

Edition: Early Reprint

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SB11002

Condition: Very Good

Author's inked signature and inscription on ffep. Dust jacket remnants laid in. Slightly aged and toned, else textblock is clean and tight. Top edge gilt. Brown cloth spine, paper title paste down on spine, brown paper boards, minimally shelf worn. 373pp., including index. View more info

Manuscripts and Books on Medicine, Magic, Astrology and Natural Sciences Arranged in Chronological Order and Portraits and Autographs of Eminent Physicians and Scientists (No. 582)

By: No Author Indicated

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Maggs Bros.: 1933

Seller ID: SB6664

Condition: Very Good

Foxed textblock and binding. Else textblock is clean and tight. Several creases down the spine and slightly bumped corners. 236pp. Indices at end. View more info

China Born: Adventures of a Maverick Bookman

By: Noyes, Henry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: South San Francisco, California, U.S.A., China Books & Periodicals: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: C062

ISBN: 0835121984

Condition: Near Fine

Clean and tight with minimal wear. DJ has slight creasing to bottom of spine and one closed-tear. 224 pp., including glossary and index. View more info

Ninth Report of the Free Public Library Commission of Massachusetts; Public Document No. 44

By: Olin, WM. M. (secretary)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Wright & Potter Printing Company: 1899

Seller ID: SJ3799

Condition: Very Good

465pp.; including list of illustrations; light to moderately foxed preliminary pages, else textblock is clean and tight; no dust jacket; spine titling faded; bumped corners, as well as head and foot of spine. Light edge wear. View more info

A New Chronicle of The Compleat Angler

By: Oliver, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, The Paisley Press, Inc./Williams & Norgate Ltd.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB11708

Condition: Very Good

Collectible copy; First Edition. Frontispiece with protective tissue covering. Light age toning down the front and back gutter, else textblock is very clean and tight. All page edges are crisp. 301pp., including appendix and index. View more info