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Private Press Work: A Bibliographic Approach to Printing as an Avocation

By: Anderson, Frank J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cranbury, NJ, A.S. Barnes and Co., Inc.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3446

Condition: Very good


Hardcover with dust jacket, black cloth with silver spine titles, 16 by 24 cm, 168 pp., illus. Very good with light foxing on the edges of the textblock; the jacket is fair with rubbing, foxing, and light edge wear. From the front flap: “Private Presswork is a bibliographic approach to the subject of avocational printing and the related book arts. A novice can get a good start in the printing profession by reading and investigating some of the materials listed here. Rather than being a how-to-do-it manual, this volume is instead a classified guide to literature in many areas of printing ins... View more info

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BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS PRINTED PRIOR TO 1821

By: d Alte Aldridge Welch

Price: $20.00

Publisher: American Antiquarian Society: 1972

Seller ID: 818

ISBN: 0827171331

Condition: New


American Antiquarian Society, 1972. New. American Antiquarian Society, 1972. New. New, still sealed in the publisher's shrinkwrap. American Antiquarian Society, hardcover, green cloth with gilt and green spine titles, no jacket as issued. 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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An International Bibliography of African Lexicons

By: Hendrix, Melvin K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Metuchen, New Jersey/London, The Scarecrow Press, Inc.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3123

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, no dust jacket, black cloth with gilt spine and cover titles, 14 by 22 cm, xxi 348 pp. Light bumping and wear at the extremities; faint soiling on the edges of the textblock, and a light sticker ghost on the ffep. “Contains 3,500 entries, representing almost 700 African languages and over 200 dialects, spanning over 400 years of African lexicographical writing and research.” View more info

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The First Editions of the Writings of Charles Dickens: Their Points and Values

By: John C. Eckels

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Martino Publishing: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 924

ISBN: 1888262435

Condition: As New


Eckel, John C. The First Editions of the Writings of Charles Dickens: Their Points and Values. Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino Publishing, 2007. Hardcover, no jacket as issued, 6 1/4 by 9 1/4-inches, xvi, 272 pp. Tan cloth with navy spine titles. Fine, unread copy. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. A reprint of the 1932 edition published by Inman/Maggs. 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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Jim Harrison: A Comprehensive Bibliography, 1964-2008

By: Orr, Greg; Beef Torrey; Jim Harrison, foreword

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Lincoln, NE/London, University of Nebraska Press: 2009

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3400

ISBN: 0803216149

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, grey cloth with bronze spine titles, 18 by 26 cm, xlii 331 pp., illus. Near fine. A well-done and very helpful biblio on Harrison. From the publisher: “Jim Harrison, a literary maverick, is widely considered one of the great and iconic writers in contemporary American literature. This pioneering volume, an extensive and up-to-date illustrated guide to Harrison’s published works, is the first full-length catalog of a distinguished literary career spanning more than forty years. Longtime Harrison readers and collectors Gregg Orr and Beef Torrey have amassed a... View more info

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The Grand Rapids Public Library List of Books on Furniture with Descriptive Notes, Issued in Connection with the Hundredth Furniture Market in Grand Rapids, January, 1928 [Bibliography]

By: Ranck, Samuel H.; The Grand Rapids Public Library

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, The Grand Rapids Public Library: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3053

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, black paper over boards with gilt spine and cover titles, 15.5 by 23.3 cm, 142 [1] pp. Very good with light wear to the covers, a very faint cup ring near the top of the front cover – hard to see – and dulled spine titles. The Grand Rapids Public Library has one of the most extensive special collection of books on furniture. This bibliography, arranged alphabetically by author, includes an introduction by Ranck and a subject index. Cp01 View more info

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The Grand Rapids Public Library List of Books on Furniture with Descriptive Notes, Issued in Connection with the Hundredth Furniture Market in Grand Rapids, January, 1928 [Bibliography]

By: Ranck, Samuel H.; The Grand Rapids Public Library

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, The Grand Rapids Public Library: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3054

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, black paper over boards with gilt spine and cover titles, 15.5 by 23.3 cm, 142 [1] pp. Very good with light wear and scratches to the covers and dulled spine titles. The Grand Rapids Public Library has one of the most extensive special collection of books on furniture. This bibliography, arranged alphabetically by author, includes an introduction by Ranck and a subject index. Cp02 View more info

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American Journalism History: An Annotated Bibliography

By: Sloan, William David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, Inc.: 1989

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: 1944

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth with white titles, 16 by 24 cm, xv 344 pp. Near fine. A bibliography of material on the history of American journalism, with sections on the general history of journalism (1690 to the present), the Colonial, Revolutionary and Party press, freedom of the press, the penny press, Antebellum and Civil War press, press of the industrial age, frontier and regional journalism, contemporary media (1945 to the present), etc. View more info

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The Anthony Memorial Catalogue of the Collection of American Poetry with Biographical and Bibliographical Notes

By: Stockbridge, John C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tortola, British Virgin Islands, The Longwood Press Ltd.: 1978

Edition: reprint of the 1886 edition

Seller ID: 2181

Condition: Very Good


Brown buckram with gilt spine titles, 14 by 21.5 cm, xxii 320 pp. Very good with faint shelf wear, a light sticker ghost on the ffep, and a small Bay Leaf Books reference collection label on the rear pastedown. Detailed bibliography of early American poetry. View more info

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Early American Poetry: A Compilation of the Titles of Volumes of Verse and Broadsides by Writers Born or Residing in North America North of the Mexican Border, Volume I, 1650-1799 and Volume II, 1800-1820

By: Wegelin, Oscar

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gloucester, MA, Peter Smith: 1965

Edition: facsimile reprint of the 1930 second edition, revised and enlarged

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2180

Condition: Very Good


Wegelin, Oscar. Early American Poetry: A Compilation of the Titles of Volumes of Verse and Broadsides by Writers Born or Residing in North America North of the Mexican Border, Volume I, 1650-1799 and Volume II, 1800-1820. Gloucester, MA: Peter Smith, 1965, facsimile reprint of the second edition, revised and enlarged. Green cloth with black spine titles, 14 by 21 cm, 239 pp. plus 13-page index of titles. Very good with faint shelf wear and a small Bay Leaf Books reference collection label on the rear pastedown. View more info