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The American Magazine and Historical Chronicle: Published for the Edification and Amusement of Book Collectors, Historians, Bibliographers and the Discriminating General Public, COMPLETE SET

By: The William L. Clements Library, Editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, The William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan: 1985-89

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 68

Condition: Near Fine


This is a complete set of The American Magazine, 8 issues, housed in a custom slipcase. All eight issues are in near fine condition with only the faintest signs of shelf wear and a light crease on the upper right corner of Vol. 1 No. 2. The slipcase is in fine condition, wine-colored cloth with a paper label. The American Magazine was published in two different sizes: the first four are 9 by 6 inches; the last four are 7 by 10 inches. All fit nicely into the slipcase. No... View more info

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Bibliokleptomania

By: Thompson, Lawrence S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Peacock Press: 1968

Seller ID: 1301

Condition: Very Good


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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The Printers’ Guide; or, An Introduction to the Art of Printing

By: Van Winkle, Cornelius S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York/London, Garland Publishing, Inc.: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1947

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth with gilt spine titles, 13 by 18.4 cm, xii 229 pp. plus 54-pages depicting “A Specimen of Printing Types from the Foundry of E. White” and “A Specimen of Printing Types Cast at D. & G. Bruce’s Foundry,” illus., 1 fold-out scale chart. Very good with only minor wear at the extremities. Originally published in 1818, this reprint is part of Garland’s series of “Nineteenth-Century Book Arts and Printing History.” Includes a new introduction by ... View more info

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Bookways: A Quarterly for the Book Arts, Complete Set in Custom Slipcases

By: W. Thomas Taylor (Editor )

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Austin, W. Thomas Taylor: 1991-1995

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 10

Condition: Very Good


Austin: W. Thomas Taylor, 1991-1995. First printing. Very Good. Austin: W. Thomas Taylor, 1991-1995. First printing. Very Good. This is a complete set of the fabulous "Bookways: A Quarterly for the Book Arts," published as 16 issues in 14 volumes (the last two volumes are double issues), 1991-1995. All the issues are in very good condition with only very faint edge wear. No. 2 has a lovely Book Club of California bookplate on the front cover and a 1" pe... 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

Seller ID: 1293

Condition: Very Good


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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Index: The Colophon 1930-1935, Volumes I, II, III, IV, V

By: Winterich, John; Peter Beilenson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Metuchen, New Jersey, Scarecrow Reprint Corp: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1349

Condition: Very Good


Winterich, John; Peter Beilenson. Index: The Colophon 1930-1935, Volumes I, II, III, IV, V. Metuchen, New Jersey: Scarecrow Reprint Corp., 1967 (originally printed by Pynson Printers in 1935). Navy cloth with gilt spine titles, 15.5 by 23.3 cm, 48 pp. plus a 135-page index. Light rubbing on the lower corners. Includes “A History of the Quarterly” by Winterich, and “A Listing of Types & Papers” by Beilenson. View more info

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An Introduction to the Literature of Vertebrate Zoology, Based Chiefly on the Titles in the Blacker Library of Zoology, The Emma Shearer Wood Library of Ornithology, The Bibliotheca Osleriana, and Other Libraries of McGill University, Montreal

By: Wood, Casey A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press: 1931

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 1358

Condition: Very Good


Wood, Casey A. An Introduction to the Literature of Vertebrate Zoology, Based Chiefly on the Titles in the Blacker Library of Zoology, The Emma Shearer Wood Library of Ornithology, The Bibliotheca Osleriana, and Other Libraries of McGill University, Montreal. London: Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press, 1931, first edition. Blue buckram with gilt spine titles, 23 by 29 cm, color frontis of a dodo, xix 643 pp. Minor corner bumping and wear to the boards. Some un... View more info

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A Keepsake from The Fales Library, New York University - Ernest Hemingway

By: [Ernest Hemingway] New York University

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, NYU: 1966

Seller ID: 1343

Condition: Very Good


[Ernest Hemingway] New York University. A Keepsake from The Fales Library, New York University. New York: New York University, 1966. One sheet, folded, 15.2 by 22.8 cm. Very good with light handling creases. A keepsake “on the occasion of a presentation of a gift of books and manuscripts by De Coursey Fales, Esq., 18 January 1966” which, when open, depicts “a drawing and inscription by Ernest Hemingway done of the flyleaf of a copy of Torrents of Spring (1926... View more info

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Presenting The Colophon New Series - 1935 Prospectus

By: [The Colophon] Adler, Elmer, et al.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Colophon: 1935

Seller ID: 1341

Condition: Very Good


[The Colophon] Adler, Elmer, et al. Presenting The Colophon New Series. New York: The Colophon, nd (early 1935). Staple-bound, card wraps, 15.5 by 23.5 cm, 12 pp. including covers. Light wear at the corners. A beautifully illustrated and typically humorous prospectus advertising the 1935 “New Series” Colophon, “Let’s cut the cake first … Here’s the prize, the icing of the whole occasion. The Colophon goes on…” (eph) First Edition. View more info