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Bibliokleptomania

By: Thompson, Lawrence S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Peacock Press, 1968


Thompson, Lawrence S. Bibliokleptomania. Berkeley: Peacock Press, 1968, a reprint of an article titled “Notes on Bibliokleptomania,” first published in The Bulletin of The New York Public Library. Staple-bound wraps, 17.5 by 24.7 cm, 40 pp. Very good aside from heavy sunning around the edges of the mint green wraps. A look at book thieves, “the moral questions posed by book theft are considerably more difficult than those involved in deciding the guilt or inno... View more info

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Bibliomania [A Tale] [Miniature Book]

By: Flaubert, Gustave; Dugald Stermer, illus.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Dallas, The Somesuch Press, 1984

Edition: Limited ed


[Miniature Book] Flaubert, Gustave; Dugald Stermer, illus. Bibliomania [A Tale]. Dallas: The Somesuch Press, 1984, number 41 of a limited edition of 350, bound in Limoges, France, by Reliure d’Art du Centre. Full red leather with gilt cover titles and decoration, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, 4.8 by 6.9 cm, 69 pp. plus limitation page, illus. Fine, as new. Flaubert’s classic tale in a stunning miniature edition. View more info

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Books About Books: A Bio-Bibliography for Collectors

By: Webber, Winslow L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Hale, Cushman & Flint, 1937

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed


Webber, Winslow L. Books About Books: A Bio-Bibliography for Collectors. Boston: Hale, Cushman & Flint, 1937, first printing. Hardcover with jacket, 18 by 25.3 cm, 168 pp. Very good with light, even yellowing, jacket is good with edge wear and chips, sun darkening on spine, and a few scuff marks. There are a couple small spots of skinning on the ffep, including one spot that partially peeled off the first letter of “For” in the inscription. Inscribed and signed ... View more info

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Bookscout

By: John Dunning

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Dinkytown Antiquarian Books, 1998

Edition: First Separate Edition

Inscription: Signed


Minneapolis: Dinkytown Antiquarian Books, 1998. First Separate Edition. Near Fine/very good. Minneapolis: Dinkytown Antiquarian Books, 1998. First Separate Edition. Near Fine/very good. SIGNED by Dunning. Staple-bound booklet with dust jacket. No. 348 of 3000, limited edition, this copy from the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair. Dust jacket present. 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: $150.00

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

Edition: Limited ed


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, a chronology of the Club Bindery, appendices of brass plate dies ... View more info

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

By: N/A

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Netherlands,


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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Dibdin in Paris (1818)

By: Janssen, Frans A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Goy, Netherlands, Hes & De Graaf Publishers, 2008

Edition: Limited ed


“This book is published in a limited edition on the occasion of the new year 2008 for friends and clients of Antiquaria Forum BV and Hes & De Graaf Publishers BV.” Cream paper over boards with red and black titles and decorations, 14 by 21.9 cm, 43 (4) pp. Fine. From the publisher: “This beautiful book gives an entertaining account of Dibdin's stay in Paris during his bibliographical tour through France and Germany. Frans Janssen describes the bibliophile’s v... View more info

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Early American Bookbindings from the Collection of Michael Papantonio

By: Michael Papantonio

Price: $20.00

Publisher: American Antiquarian Society, 1986

Edition: 2nd edition


American Antiquarian Society, 1986. 2nd edition. Paperback. New. New, still sealed in the publisher's shrinkwrap and in pristine condition. Softcover. 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. View more info

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End Papers: Literary Recreations - Signed

By: Newton, Alfred Edward

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co., 1933

Edition: Limited ed


Newton, Alfred Edward. End Papers: Literary Recreations. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1933, limited “Dream-Children Edition,” number 1148 of 1351 copies, inscribed and signed by Newton on the limitation page: “Even without Thomas Hardy we should have had the Shropshire Lass / A . Edward Newton.” Hardcover, blue paper over tan cloth spine with navy spine titles and embossed image of Poseidon on the front cover, 16.5 by 24.3 cm, 235 pp., illus., with a fa... View more info

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Etching, Engraving, & Intaglio Printing

By: Gross, Anthony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press, 1970


Red cloth with gilt spine titles, dust jacket, 16.5 by 24.6, xi 172 pp., illus. Very good with light bumping to the corners and a name in pen on the ffep. The price-clipped jacket has edge wear and a few small edge tears. A well-written treatise on printmaking that covers both historical and instructional facets of the art. Includes chapters on the origins of modern printmaking, dry point, historical and modern engravers, methods of engraving, origins, materials and ... View more info

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Ex Libris Carissimis - Signed

By: Morley, Christopher

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, 1932

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed


Morley, Christopher. Ex Libris Carissimis. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1932, first U.S. edition. Hardcover with dust jacket, decorative paper over black cloth spine and gilt spine titles, 14.5 by 25.8 cm, x 134 pp. Inscribed and signed on the ffep: “Ex Libris Robert Wilson – / Christopher Morley / 1936.” Very good with one small drip mark on the fore edge of the textblock. The jacket has sun darkening on the spine and chips and small tears ... View more info

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First Nights and First Editions - Signed Limited Edition

By: Smith, Harry Bache

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.,

Edition: Limited ed

Inscription: Signed


Smith, Harry Bache. First Nights and First Editions. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1931 “Autographed Edition,” a limited edition of 260 copies of which this is number 88. Hardcover, lacks jacket, 15.5 by 22.6 cm, x 325 pp. Near fine with minor rubbing at the head and tail of the spine. Bookplate for J.H. Samuels on the front pastedown and bookseller label on the rear pastedown for Boston bookseller Helen Davies McGlade. Signed by Smith on the limitation pa... View more info

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Flower and Fruit Prints of the 18th and Early 19th Centuries: Their History, Makers and Uses, With a Catalogue Raisonné of the Works in Which They Are Found - SIGNED 1st

By: Dunthorne, Gordon

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Author, 1938

Edition: Limited ed


Washington DC: Author, 1938. Limited ed. Very Good +. Dunthorne, Gordon. Flower and Fruit Prints of the 18th and Early 19th Centuries: Their History, Makers and Uses, With a Catalogue Raisonné of the Works in Which They Are Found. Washington, DC: Published by the author, 1938, limited edition of 2,500 copies. Hardcover with coated cloth with bright gilt titles and decorations on leather spine and cover labels, 250mm x 336mm, xiv, 275 pp. plus limitation page, 78 i... 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


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Guild of Book Workers Journal , Fall 2003, Volume XXXVIII, Number 1

By: Guild of Book Workers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Guild of Book Workers, 2003


Guild of Book Workers Journal , Fall 2003, Volume XXXVIII, Number 1. New York: Guild of Book Workers, Inc. 13.9 by 21.5 cm, 112 pp., illus. Very good with only faint wear to the covers. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. View more info