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Ten Years and William Shakespeare: A Survey of the Publishing Activities of The Limited Editions Club from October 1929 to October 1940

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club: 1940

Seller ID: 004586


Contents: Books as Printed Books; Books as Illustrated Books; Books as Literature; ...and William Shakespeare; A Bibliography and an Index. 82 pp. Circular rubbing on front cover down to boards along spine edge. Otherwise covers are Good. Damp stain? along top edge of front/back endpapers-doesn't go through. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info

THE HUNTED BOOKSHOP: BOOKSHOPS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

By: Aitken, Neil (ed.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Gabriola, British Columbia, A Reflections Book: 1996

Seller ID: 007265


A Book Lover's Guide and Miscellany. The list of bookstores may be dated and incorrect, but the miscellany is still fresh and unchanged. 92 pp. Trade paperback. Minor wear to cover corners and edges, covers curved from reading, fingerprint smudges on glossy covers. Interior tight, clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

GOLD IN YOUR ATTIC

By: Bradley, Van Allen B/w photos

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Fleet Publishing Corporation New York: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000189


light rubbing, price clipped. 1st (?) blue cloth 277pp. At the time of writing this book, Van Allen Bradley was the literary editor of the Chicago Daily News. It "is designed to be a highly useful reference work for both the expert and casual collector of rare old books,limited and first editions. An easy to follow guide including a checklist and many actual photographs of thousands of rare American books and first editions worth $25 to $25,000. This edition and ma... View more info

MY DOBIE COLLECTION

By: Dykes, Jeff

Price: $5.00

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1971

Seller ID: 005857


Keep-Sake Number One. Friends of the Texas A&M University Library. 43 pp. Brown stiff paper wraps with gold image of roadrunner and Frank Dobie's signature on front. Small ink stains on back cover. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG+ condition. View more info

COMFORT FOUND IN GOOD OLD BOOKS

By: Fitch, George Hamlin

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Sab Francisco, Paul Elder and Company: 1916

Seller ID: 003983


171 pp. including Index and Bibliography. 32 tipped in facsimiles. gilt lettering on front cover and spine faint. Mildly rubbed around edges, otherwise covers are Very Good. On front endpaper, small bookstore sticker in lower corner. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. Charming little book. View more info

The Reader's Advisor: An Annotated Guide to the Best in Print in Literature, Biographies, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Bibles, Classics, Drama, Poetry, Fiction, Science, Philosophy, Travel, History,

By: Hoffman, Hester R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, R.R. Bowker: 1964

Edition: 10th Edition, Revised and Enlarged.

Seller ID: 004544


1292 pp. including index. Blue covers with white lettering on front cover and spine. Spine's top edge, small piece fraying. Overall covers are Good or better. ex. library markings on title page. Front endpaper with library pocket residue? Previous owner's name: Ed Woodworth stamped. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. Thick book. Could require extra postage. View more info

FIRST BOOKS OF AMERICAN AND BRITISH AUTHORS: J&S CATALOGUE NO. 23

By: J & S Rare Books and Graphics

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Chicago, J & S Rare Books and Graphics:

Seller ID: 004959


Catalog put out by J & S Rare Books and Graphics, 1301 S. Wabash, Chicago, Ill. listing First Books of American and British Authors with prices. No date. 40 pp. Color illustrated front cover. Top corner of entire catalog bumped, otherwise it is in Very Good condition. Some photographs of book covers and spines. View more info

EXTRA BINDING AT THE LAKESIDE PRESS

By: Lakeside Press

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons: 1925

Seller ID: 004077


A catalogue of fine binding done by the press under direction of Alfred de Sauty. 19 pp. plus 29 Full Page Plates of Bindings. Frontis. Plate in color. Other illustrations in the text. paper-covered boards, printed label on front cover. Mildly rubbed at corners and spine ends. Overall covers are Good or better. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. View more info

CLASSIFICATION. Class Z. BIBLIOGRAPHY AND LIBRARY SCIENCE

By: Library of Congress

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1910

Seller ID: 004882


Adopted 1898. As In Force January, 1910. Synopsis includes: History of books and book-making; Writing-Autographs, Shorthand, Paleography; Book industries and trade-Printing, Binding, Publishing and bookselling; Copyright and intellectual property; Libraries-Library science, Library History, reports, catalogues, bulletins, Private libraries, Book collecting; Booksellers'catalogues, book prices; and Bibliography. 111 pp. includes Index. Brown paper covers. Mildly soiled. ... View more info

Buy Books Where - Sell Books Where: A Directory of Out of Print Booksellers and Their Author-Subject Specialties, 1984-1985

By: Robinson, Ruth E. And Daryush Farudi (compilied by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Morgantown, WV, Ruth E. Robinsons, Books: 1984

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 004867


A Directory of Out of Print Booksellers and their Author-Subject Specialties. 240 pp. Repaired small paper tear on spine. Tiny blemish on front cover. Overall Very Good condition . Interior is tight, clean and VG+ View more info

BOOKS THAT MADE THE DIFFERENCE: WHAT PEOPLE TOLD US

By: Sabine, Gordon and Patricia

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Library Professional Publications: 1983

Seller ID: 001519


With a Foreward by Daniel J. Boorstin. 117 pages with index. Wear to cover edges and corners. Stamp "Not For Resale" on title page. Interior clean. View more info

BOOK COLLECTING

By: Zeller, Leslie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Cornerstone Library: 1978

Seller ID: 001827


"A value guide to buying, selling and appraising American rare books and first editions." Including comprehensive glossary of terms. 160 pp. Wear to cover corners, edges and dirt smudges on cover faces. Interior clean, tight. VG book. View more info