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Collection of 550 Dutch Bookseller Labels [Booksellers Labels, Marks, Tickets]

By: N/A

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Netherlands,

Seller ID: 2285


A wonderful collection of bookseller labels from the Netherlands, primarily from the early- to mid-1900s, with a few marks from the late 19th Century, and a few modern examples. Arranged alphabetically by city (Aalsmeer, Aalten, Almelo, Amersfoort, Amstelveen, Amsterdam … Zeist, Zutphen, Zwolle), then by shop or surname (Felix P. Abrahamson, Abrahamson & Van Straaten, J.M. Alles, Boekhandel Ambon, Apollo Boekhandel, De Arbeiderspers, Barends’ Boekhandel…). After ... View more info

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Rosenwald and Rosenbach: Two Philadelphia Bookmen

By: Adelman, Seymour; Kathleen T. Hunt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Rosenbach Museum & Library: 1983

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 1318


[A.S.W. Rosenbach] Adelman, Seymour; Kathleen T. Hunt. Rosenwald and Rosenbach: Two Philadelphia Bookmen. Philadelphia: Rosenbach Museum & Library, 1983, first printing. Card wraps, 15.3 by 22.7 cm, xxxii 40 pp. Very good with some very faint creases and marks on the front cover. An exhibition catalogue featuring highlights from the museum’s Rosenwald collections. First Edition. View more info

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The Colophon: A Book Collectors’ Quarterly, Part Seven (1931)

By: Adler, Elmer, ed., et al.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Colophon (Pynson Printers, Inc.): 1931

Seller ID: 1993


Part Seven, 1931. Illustrated paper over boards, 21.9 by 27.2 cm, not paginated. Wear at the extremities, with rubbing and light scratches to the boards. Includes “Sunday in Marblehead,” a beautiful wood engraving by Thomas Nason. View more info

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The Colophon: A Book Collectors’ Quarterly, Part Ten (1932)

By: Adler, Elmer, ed., et al.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Colophon (Pynson Printers, Inc.): 1932

Seller ID: 1994


Part Ten, 1932. Illustrated paper over boards, 21.9 by 27.2 cm, not paginated. Very good with light bumping to the extremities and light rubbing to the boards. Includes the first issue of The Colophon Crier (single sheet, printed recto only). We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA) is an open shop dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. View more info

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The Colophon: A Book Collectors’ Quarterly, Part Eleven (1932)

By: Adler, Elmer, ed., et al.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Colophon (Pynson Printers, Inc.): 1932

Seller ID: 1995


Part Eleven, 1932. Illustrated paper over boards, 21.9 by 27.2 cm, not paginated. Very good with light bumping to the extremities and light rubbing to the boards. Includes the second issue of The Colophon Crier (single sheet, printed recto only). View more info

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The Colophon: A Quarterly for Booklovers, New Graphic Series, Vol. One No. One (1939)

By: Adler, Elmer, ed., et al.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Pynson Printers, Inc.: 1939

Seller ID: 1996


New Graphic Series - Vol. 1, No. 1, 1939. Illustrated paper over boards, 21.8 by 27.2 cm, not paginated. Very good with light wear to the extremities, light rubbing to the boards, and a 2 by 4 cm stain with a smear of green paint (possibly a printing error). The interior has a few light spots of foxing, but the linoleum cut by Hans Alexander Mueller is clean. View more info

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The Paper Maker – Run of Thirteen Issues [Hand and Machine Made Paper History Journal]

By: Anderson, James; Edward Grant, eds.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Wilmington, DE, Hercules Powder Company Inc. (Paper makers Chemical Department): 1957-1963

Seller ID: 1803


Wilmington, DE: Hercules Powder Company Inc. (Paper makers Chemical Department), 1957-1963. Very Good. Thirteen bi-yearly journals, 1957-1963. Card wraps with plastic comb bindings, 21.8 by 27.8 cm, 36 to 68 pp. ea. Included are: Vol. 26 No. 2, 1957 (dampstains along the fore edge); Vol. 27 No. 1, 1958 (very good with cracks in the comb binding); Vol. 27 No. 2, 1958 (dampstains along the fore edge of the second half of the journal); Vol. 28 No. 1, 1959 (very good); ... View more info

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Fragrance Among Old Volumes: Essays and Idylls of a Book Lover

By: Anderton, Basil

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Freeport, NY, Books for Libraroes Press: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1304


Anderton, Basil. Fragrance Among Old Volumes: Essays and Idylls of a Book Lover. Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries Press, Inc., 1967, reprint edition of the original 1910 Keegan Paul edition. Blue buckram with very faded gilt spine titles, 15 by 21.8 cm, xi 110 pp., illus. Faint cover wear and a small nick on the top edge of the back cover. Ten essays, including “Magliabecchi: The Great Florentine Bookman,” “Concerning the Book-Plates of Thomas Bewick,... View more info

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Members of The Grolier Club 1884-1984

By: Asaf, Allen; Lynda Wornom, compilers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grolier: 1986

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 1295


Asaf, Allen; Lynda Wornom, compilers. Members of The Grolier Club 1884-1984. New York: The Grolier Club, 1986. Brown cloth with gilt spine titles and cover decorations, 12 by 21.5 cm, 189 pp. Fine. Includes an alphabetical list of members and chronological lists of officers, council members, and committees. First Edition. View more info

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The Grolier Club: Iter Italicum

By: Austin, Gabriel, ed.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grolier: 1963

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 1292


[Grolier Club] Austin, Gabriel, ed. The Grolier Club: Iter Italicum. New York: The Grolier Club, 1963, limited printing of 750 copies. Light brown cloth with gilt spine titles and Grolier emblem blindstamped on front cover, dust jacket, 17 by 24.3 cm, xxi [2] 298 pp., illus. Near fine with the exception of the writing (read on). The jacket is very good with a few edge tears, a chip out of the font flap crease, and sun fading on the spine. A commemorative volume ... View more info

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The Papers of Bernard De Voto: A Description and a Checklist of his Works with a Tribute by Wallace Stegner on the occasion of an Exhibition in the Albert M. Bender Room, The Stanford University Libraries, October 1 through November 26, 1960

By: Barclay, Julius, editor; Wallace Stegner

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stanford, The Leland Stanford, Jr. University: 1960

Seller ID: 1874


2000 copies printed. Sew wraps with card covers, 15.5 by 23 cm, 62 pp. Near fine with only faint signs of wear to the wraps. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA) is an open shop dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. First Edition. View more info

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Bibliographica: Papers on Books, Their History and Art

By: Bibliographica

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner and Company, Limited: 1895—1897

Seller ID: 1931


Three volumes complete, in new three-quarter leather binding. Black cloth over boards with green goat spine and corners, black leather spine labels with gilt spine titles and gilt spine and cover accents, five raised spine bands, top edges gilt, 21 by 29.8 cm, viii 511 (1), viii 502 (1) plus tipped-in errata sheet, viii 511 pp. plus tipped-in errata sheet, 65 plates total. Bindings are fine; contents near fine with only the faintest signs of use. Originally issued in ... View more info

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Béla Blau: Bookbinder, 1914-1993 [Miniature Book]

By: Blau, Mariana

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Privately Printed: 1993

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 1347


[Miniature Book] Blau, Mariana. Béla Blau: Bookbinder, 1914-1993. Los Angeles: Privately Printed for Mariana Blau, and bound by her, 1993 limited edition of 150. Black leather with gilt spine and cover titles, 4 by 5.1 cm, viii 26 pp. Fine, as new. Created and distributed at the 1993 Grand Conclave as a memorial for the internationally-known miniature bookbinder Béla Blau. A beautiful and scarce volume. (case) First Edition. View more info

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Bound to be the Best: The Club Bindery, Catalogue of an Exhibition at The Grolier Club

By: Boss, Thomas G.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Thomas G. Boss Fine Books: 2004

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 1929


Boston: Thomas G. Boss Fine Books, 2004. Limited ed. Very Good. 550 copies printed. Blue cloth with gilt titles and decorations, 23 by 31.2 cm, 137 pp. plus colophon, illus. Very good with some light scuff marks on the covers and minor bumping to the upper corner of the front cover. A stunning and scarce exhibition catalog, featuring examples from the bindery of Smith and Mansell, the Club Bindery, the Rowfant Bindery, the Booklover’s Shop, and the French binders... View more info

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The Story of The National Union of Printing, Bookbinding and Paper Workers

By: Bundock, Clement J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1959

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1950


Navy cloth with gilt spine titles, lacks dust jacket, 16 by 24 cm, vii 588 (2) with fold-out “Family Tree” of the Union. Light bumping to the extremities and a few small scratch marks; foxing and yellowing on the endpapers. Signed on the ffep: “With best wishes / Clement J. Bundock.” Much information on the day-to-day activities of book workers in England from the mid-19th Century through the first half of the 20th. Divided into five sections: “With the Boo... View more info

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Some Libraries We Have Not Visited: A Paper Read at the Rounce & Coffin Club, August 26, 1947

By: Carpenter, Edwin H. Jr.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Pasadena, Ampersand: 1947

Seller ID: 1321


Carpenter, Edwin H. Jr. Some Libraries We Have Not Visited: A Paper Read at the Rounce & Coffin Club, August 26, 1947. Pasadena, California: Ampersand Press, 1947. Staple-bound wraps in marbled overwrap with paper cover label, two tipped-in facsimiles of title pages, 8 pp. Light edge wear. Printed for members of the Zamorano Club, this essay looks at the history of imaginary and fictional libraries. First Edition. View more info

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Livre D’Or du Bibliophile 1925, 1926 – 1927, 1928 – 1929

By: Chambre Syndicale des D’Art; Various

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Paris, Chambre Syndicale des Éditeurs du Livres D’Art: 1925-27

Seller ID: 1922


Première Année 1925, Deuxième Année 1926-1927, Troisième Année 1928-1929, the first volume is no. 1863 of a limited printing of 2000 and the third volume is no. 225 of 1800 printed; the second volume has no such designation. Plain sewn wraps in printed dust jackets, 25.5 by 32.7 cm, not paginated (624 pp. total), illus., 1 tipped-in plate. Chipping at the head and tails of the spine (especially the first volume). The binding of the second volume is shaken with t... View more info

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A History of Booksellers, The Old and the New

By: Curwen, Henry; Leslie Shephard, intro.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Detroit, Gale: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1335


Curwen, Henry; Leslie Shephard, intro. A History of Booksellers, The Old and the New. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1968. Grey cloth with dull gilt spine titles on blue panel, no jacket, 14.5 by 22 cm, 483 pp. Light wear to the boards and foxing on the edges of the textblock. Originally published by Chatto and Windus in 1873, this volume, in additional to chapters on “booksellers of olden times” and provincial booksellers, includes the Longman family, Constable, C... View more info

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A Journey Round the Library of a Bibliomaniac: or Cento of Notes and Reminiscences Concerning Rare, Curious, and Valuable Books bound together with A Second Journey Round the Library

By: Davis, William

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, W. Davis: 1821/1825

Seller ID: 1357


Davis, William. A Journey Round the Library of a Bibliomaniac: or Cento of Notes and Reminiscences Concerning Rare, Curious, and Valuable Books bound together with A Second Journey Round the Library. London: Printed for W. Davis, Bookseller, at the Bedford Library, Southampton Row, Russell Square; Marshall, Printer, Kenton-st. Brunswick-sq., 1821 (first volume), 1825 (second volume). Leather-bound, Octavo, 4 7/8 by 7 1/2-inches, vii 96 pp. 120 pp. Brown calf with wor... View more info

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The Printers’ Price List

By: De Vinne, Theodore Low

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York/London, Garland Publishing, Inc.: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1948


Brown cloth with gilt spine titles, 13.5 by 18.4 cm, xvi 459 pp. plus 17 pages of ads at the rear and 3 pages of titles in the Garland series. Near fine with a previous owner’s name and date on the ffep (none other than the beloved Terry Belanger, 1980). Originally published in 1871, this reprint is part of Garland’s series of “Nineteenth-Century Book Arts and Printing History.” Includes a new introduction by Irene Tichenor. View more info