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Image for A Register of Artists, Engravers, Booksellers, Bookbinders, Printers & Publishers in New York City, 1821-42 [A Register of the New York Book Trades 1821-1842]

A Register of Artists, Engravers, Booksellers, Bookbinders, Printers & Publishers in New York City, 1821-42 [A Register of the New York Book Trades 1821-1842]

By: Huttner, Sidney; Elizabeth Stege Huttner

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Bibliographical Society of America: 1993

Seller ID: 1936


Navy cloth with gilt spine titles, 22 by 28.5 cm, 299 pp. Near fine but for a name in pen on the ffep. From the introduction: “The Register presents the names of individuals and firms connected with the graphic arts in the city of New York between the years 1821 and 1842 with reference, where useful, to the Register for the period 1633-1820 compiled by George L. McKay and published by the New York Public Library in 1942. We share with this predecessor the goal that ... View more info

The Book Collector's Packet, Volume Three Complete (11 issues), Sept. 1938 to Dec. 1939

By: Irvin Haas, ed

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Black Cat Press: 1938-1939

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 54


Chicago: Black Cat Press, 1938-1939. First edition. Near Fine. Chicago: Black Cat Press, 1938-1939. First edition. Near Fine. This listing is for a complete run of Volume Three of The Book Collector's Packet (11 issues), from Sept. 1938 to Dec. 1939. All are in near fine condition with a couple of small corner creases, but number 3, 4 and 5 have a tiny, light dampstain (coffee?) on the bottom edges. These are independent issues, not bound. Each issues has a removab... View more info

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Papyri and leather manuscripts of the Odes of Solomon

By: J.H. Charlesworth, editor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Durham, NC, rnational Center for the Study of Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations and Christian Origins, Duke University: 1981

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 34


Durham, NC: rnational Center for the Study of Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations and Christian Origins, Duke University, 1981. First edition. Very Good. Durham, NC: rnational Center for the Study of Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations and Christian Origins, Duke University, 1981. First edition. Very Good. Published by the International Center for the Study of Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations and Christian Origins, Duke University, 1981, 1st edition. Includes the P... 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

Seller ID: 1934


“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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Japico - Japanpapiere für die Restaurierung [Japanese Papers for Restorations] [Paper, Sample Book]

By: Japico

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vienna, Japico-Feinpapiervertrieb: August 1990

Seller ID: 1806


Vienna: Japico-Feinpapiervertrieb, August 1990. Very Good. Mylar-covered presentation binder with cover page and 26 leaves, printed recto only, with a total of 50 paper samples, most averaging 12 by 8 cm. Light yellowing along the top edge of the cover sheet and back cover only, and a name in pen on the cover sheet. All samples intact. A Japico sample book featuring Japanese-made restoration papers. Japico Fine Paper Sales was founded in 1976 and specializes in hi... 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

Seller ID: 183


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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Typographia, or the Printers’ Instructor: Including an Account of the Origin of Printing, with Biographical Notices of the Printers of England, from Caxton to the Close of the Sixteenth Century: A Series of Ancient and Modern Alphabets, and Domesday Characters: Together with an Elucidation of Every Subject Connected with the Art [Two Volumes]

By: Johnson, John

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Gregg Press, Ltd.: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1946


Two volumes, complete. Red cloth over boards with gilt spine titles, 18 by 14.5 cm, not paginated. Very good with light sun fading on the spines and a previous owner’s name and date on the ffep (Terry Belanger again, 1973). Originally published in 1824, this important early printing manual was reprinted by Gregg in a much reduced format, with two pages of the Typographia printed on each page of this set – tiny, but still legible. Useful for its extensive early hi... View more info

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Suave Mechanicals: Essays on the History of Bookbinding, Volume I

By: Julia Miller, ed

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Legacy Press: 2013

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 746


Ann Arbor: Legacy Press, 2013. First printing. New/new. Ann Arbor: Legacy Press, 2013. First printing. New/new. Miller, Julia. Suave Mechanicals: Essays on the History of Bookbinding, Volume I. Ann Arbor: Legacy Press, 2013, first edition, first printing. Hardcover with dust jacket, 7 1/4 by 10 1/4-inches, xi, 522 pp. plus colophon. Brown cloth with black spine titles. Signed by the editor, Julia Miller, on the half-title page (no inscription). New, unread co... View more info

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Thirty-Seven Issues of the Ex Libris Chronicle, the Journal of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors & Designers (ASBC&D), Vol. 1 No. 1, 2001 – Vol. 12 No. 4, 2013

By: Keenan, James P., ed.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: ASBC&D: 2001-2013

Seller ID: 1405


[ASBC&D] Keenan, James P., ed. Thirty-Seven Issues of the Ex Libris Chronicle, the Journal of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors & Designers. Cambridge, MA/Tucson, AZ/Laredo, TX: American Society of Bookplate Collectors & Designers, Vol. 1 No. 1, 2001 – Vol. 12 No. 4, 2013, with no missing issues. Staple-bound card and self-wraps, 14 by 21.5 cm (with some variation), 19 to 74 pp. each, illus. Most issues are fine or near fine, with a few of the early iss... View more info

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The Book Club of California Quarterly News Letter, Volume LX, Numbers 3 and 4, Summer and Fall 1995 [Newton, Alfred Edward]

By: Kessel, Harlan, editor; David Klappholz, contributor, et al.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 1995

Seller ID: 1315


[Newton, Alfred Edward] Kessel, Harlan, editor; David Klappholz, contributor, et al. The Book Club of California Quarterly News Letter, Volume LX, Numbers 3 and 4. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, Volume LX, Numbers 3 (Summer 1995) and 4 (Fall 1995). Staple-bound wraps, 15 by 22.8 cm, 30 pp. each. Fine. Includes Klappholz’s “The Caliph and California: A. Edward Newton and the California Connection” parts one and two (totaling 20 pages). (eph) Firs... View more info

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Quest Book Guest Book: A Biblio-Folly - Signed

By: Leona Rostenberg, Madeleine Stern

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Santa Monica, Modoc Press: 1993

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1266


Rostenberg, Leona; Madeleine B. Stern. Quest Book – Guest Book: A Biblio-Folly. Santa Monica: Modoc Press, 1993. Perfect-bound, glossy wraps. Near fine. Signed by Rostenberg and Stern on the first leaf: “For our colleague/ G… N… / With best wishes / Leona – Madeline,” with “NY Book Fair, April ‘93” written in a different hand.” Ah, the folly of book hunting – the dynamic duo bring us along on their further adventures. View more info

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The Chapin Library at Williams College - A Short-Title List

By: Lucy Eugenia Osborne, Compiler

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland, Maine, The Southworth-Anthoensen Press: 1939

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 172


Portland, Maine: The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1939. First edition. Very Good +. Portland, Maine: The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1939. First edition. Very Good +. 1st printing, 1939. NOT ex-lib. Very good condition with only very light wear to the boards. Gilt spine titles and nice and bright. No dust jacket as issued. Top edge gilt. No writing, names, or bookplate. First Edition. View more info

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A Tribute to A. Edward Newton: Christmas 1940

By: MacLeish, Archibald, et al.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Library of Congress: 1940

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 1313


[Newton, Alfred Edward; A.S.W. Rosenbach] MacLeish, Archibald, et al. A Tribute to A. Edward Newton: Christmas 1940. Washington, DC: The Library of Congress, December 1940, in an edition of 1,000 copies. Blue card wraps with cord tie, 12.3 by 18.5 cm, [28] pp. Near fine with only faint marks on the covers. A tribute to Newton, who died in 1940, meant to look like his sought-after yearly Christmas booklets. Includes essays by Archibald MacLeish, Christopher Morley,... View more info

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Books Once Were Men: An Essay for Booklovers

By: McCutcheon, George Barr; William Dana Orcutt, intro.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead: 1931

Edition: Limited ed

Seller ID: 1308


New York: Dodd, Mead, 1931 Limited ed Near Fine McCutcheon, George Barr; William Dana Orcutt, intro Books Once Were Men: An Essay for Booklovers New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1931, “this volume is designed by William Dana Orcutt, and is produced in this limited edition of one thousand copies under his personal supervision by the Plimpton Press” Decorative paper over black cloth spine with gilt spine titles, in original slipcase with paper spine label, 144 by 2... 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

Seller ID: 1861


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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Joinings and Disjoinings: The Significance of Marital Status in Literature

By: Mink, JoAnna Stephens; Janet Doubler Ward, eds.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bowling Green, OH, Bowling Green State University Popular Press: 1991

Seller ID: 1888


Grey cloth with black spine titles, dust jacket, 16 by 23.5 cm, 173 pp. The hardcover is fine – appears unread – with no writing, highlighting, names or other markings. The jacket is very good with uneven sun fading on the spine and top and edges. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 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

Seller ID: 1325


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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Sale Catalogue of Dr. Johnson’s Library

By: Newton, A. Edward, intro.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, A. Edward Newton: 1925

Edition: Limited ed

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1939


No. 99 of 250 copies printed. Blue paper over boards with paper spine and cover labels, 14.8 by 22.8 cm, 11 pp. followed by the 28-page catalog reproduction. Sunning along the edges, paper worn-through at the corners and foot of spine, and loss to the top third of the spine, including much of the spine label. Boldly signed by Newton at the conclusion of his introductory essay. Reproduces the exceptionally rare and heavily annotated “A Catalogue of the Valuable Libr... View more info

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Men and Ghosts of Gough Square - Signed

By: Newton, Alfred Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berwyn, Oak Knoll (Newton): 1930

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1312


Newton, Alfred Edward. Men and Ghosts of Gough Square. Berwyn, Pennsylvania: Oak Knoll (A. Edward Newton), 1930. Blue card wraps with a cord tie, 14.5 by 19.5 cm, 24 pp. Yellowing and light wear to the edges, and what looks to be light silverfish damage in the lower margin of the title page and page 13. Inscribed and signed by Newton on the title page: “This six pence additional is for a good cause. A. Edward Newton,” which, I’m sure, relates to the printing i... 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

Seller ID: 1346


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