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The Czech Book and the World

by BOHATCOVA, Mirjam

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Published
1972
Condition
Some light soiling to slipcase and spine
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$125.00

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Prague: Artia, General Management of the Printing Industry in Prague, 1972. Some light soiling to slipcase and spine. 13 x 6.25 inches. 85, [3] inches. Profusely illustrated. Original plain red wrappers; green outer wrapper; plain white slipcase. This was issued as an anniversary publication for Artaria, in collaboration with the General Management of the Printing Industry in Prague,… Read more
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$125.00
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Peiresc & His Books

by GASSEDNI, Pierre

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Published
1970
Condition
A fine copy
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$20.00

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Boston: David R. Godine, 1970. A fine copy. 8vo. Printed wrappers. One of 1000 copies.
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$20.00
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Cimelio Tipografico-pittorico Offerto agli Augustissimi Genitori del Re di Roma [Facsimile]

by BODONI, Giambattista; Antonio PASINI; Giovanni GHERDO DE ROSSI

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Published
1991
Condition
A fine copy, virtually as-new
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$100.00

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Boston and Verona: David Godine and Edizioni Valdonega, 1991. A fine copy, virtually as-new. 2 volumes, folio. Facsimile and text volume, with an essay by Angela Ciavarella, Corrado Mingardi, James Mosley, and Bernard Chevallier. Original red gilt bindings and slipcase. First American edition, the essay text in English. Number 46 of 400 cooies printed for members of Hoc… Read more
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$100.00
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Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening [Facsimile]

by REPTON, Humphry

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Published
1980
Condition
A fine copy with a few small scuffs to leather, virtually as-new
ISBN
9780714821825
Item Price
$600.00

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Oxford: Phaidon, 1980. A fine copy with a few small scuffs to leather, virtually as-new. Folio (13 x 11 inches). Original quarter leather, cloth boards; slipcase. One of 445 copies of this fascimile of Repton's 1803 edition, an important contribution to landscape architecture and design. With an introduction by John Martin Robinson. The plates faithfully reproduce the moveable… Read more
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$600.00
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On Type Designs Past and Present: A Brief Introduction

by MORISON, Stanley

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Published
1962
Condition
A near fine copy with some minor rubbing to jacket and a small stain to boards
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$20.00

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London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1962. A near fine copy with some minor rubbing to jacket and a small stain to boards. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. 80 pages. Original white boards; printed dust jacket. New edition, revised and enlarged.
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Research About Nineteenth-Century Children and Books: Portrait Studies

by RICHARDSON, Selma K. (editor)

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1980
Condition
Some light rubbing to wrappers and with a small pencil mark on the front cover, otherwaise a near fine copy
ISBN
9780878450558
Item Price
$25.00

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Illinois: University of Illinois, 1980. Some light rubbing to wrappers and with a small pencil mark on the front cover, otherwaise a near fine copy. 9 x 6 inches. 142 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white. Original wrappers. First edition.
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$25.00
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Early Books and Manuscripts. Forty Years of Research

by BÜHLER, Curt F.

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1973
Condition
A near-fine copy
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$100.00

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New York: The Grolier Club & The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1973. A near-fine copy. 8vo (9 x 6 inches). 655 pages. Original blue cloth. First edition, one of 510 copies, inscribed by the author.
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$100.00
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First Editions of American Authors

by STONE Herbert Stuart

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Published
1893
Condition
Spine lettering faded, a few scuffs to covers and some light wear at extremities.
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$100.00

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Cambridge: Stone & Kimball, 1893. Spine lettering faded, a few scuffs to covers and some light wear at extremities.. 12mo. xxiv, 223, [1] pages. Original gilt-lettered green beveled cloth, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. FIRST EDITION of the first book by Stone & Kimball, written by one of the publishers while both were still at Harvard. Introduction by… Read more
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Catalogue of First Editions of American Authors

by Leon & Brother, booksellers

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Published
1885
Condition
Rear cover detached, covers worn, internally clean save a few penciled checkmarks next to some entries
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$25.00

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New York: Leon & Brother, 1885. Rear cover detached, covers worn, internally clean save a few penciled checkmarks next to some entries. 8vo. 58 pages. Later gilt-lettered leather, original pink printed wrappers bound in. A fine bookseller's catalogue of American authors, including poets, philosophers, historians, statesmen, essayists, dramatists, novelists, travelers, and humorists. A run of Poe's works included… Read more
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Typographica 7, May 1963

by SPENCER, Herbert (editor)

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Published
1963
Condition
A fine copy
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$100.00

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London: Lund Humphries, 1963. A fine copy. 10.75 x 8.5 inches. 72 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white. Original printed wrappers. First edition.
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The Advent of Printing and the Problem of the Renaissance; Offprint from: Past & Present, A Journal of Historical Studies, No. 45

by EISENSTEIN, Elizabeth L.

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1969
Condition
A near fine copy with some light fading to spine, the acetate slightly shrinking
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$50.00

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Oxford: Past & Present, 1969. A near fine copy with some light fading to spine, the acetate slightly shrinking. 8vo (8.5 x 5.5 inches). 89 pages. Original printed wrappers; acetate. First edition, offprint issue, with a handwritten note by the author laid in.
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In Memory of Richard Blackwell, 1918 - 1980

by BLACKWELL, Nigel

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1984
Condition
A fine copy
Item Price
$15.00

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1984. A fine copy. 8vo (8.75 x 5.5 inches). 29 pages. Original cloth-backed boards with gilt monograph on upper cover. First edition.
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$15.00
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Collector's Choice

by WINTERICH, John T.

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Published
1928
Condition
Some slight wear to cloth, with some small tears and a 2 x 1 inch section missing from the jacket's spine
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$15.00

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New York: Greenberg, 1928. Some slight wear to cloth, with some small tears and a 2 x 1 inch section missing from the jacket's spine. 8vo (7.5 x 5 inches). 211 pages. Original grey cloth; printed dust jacket. First edition. "This book aims to instruct the reader in the fundamentals of book collecting--a pleasant and not unprofitable pursuit… Read more
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$15.00
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Fond of Printing: Gordon Craig as Typographer & Illustrator

by FRANKLIN, Colin

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1980
Condition
A fine copy, the glassine with a few insignificant chips
Item Price
$70.00

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London: Hurtwood Publications, 1980. A fine copy, the glassine with a few insignificant chips. 8vo (7.25 x 4.75 inches). 91 pages. Red cloth; original glassine; slipcase. Limited edition, one of 125 copies with two unique woodcuts by Gordon Craig signed on the colophon by the author, from an edition of 1350.
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$70.00
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Martin Secker & Warburg: The First Fifty Years

by THOMSON, George Malcolm

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Published
1986
Condition
A fine copy; the glassene with a few chips and creases
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$15.00

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London: Secker & Warburg, 1986. A fine copy; the glassene with a few chips and creases. 8vo (8 x 5 inches). 87 pages. Red cloth; original glassene. First edition.
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London: Bernard Quaritch, 1978. Two tiny stains on cloth, otherwise fine. 11.5 x 7.5 inches. 415 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white. Original blue cloth, top edges gilt. Printed for presentation to the Roxburghe Club.
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$75.00
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Fruit Among the Leaves: An Anniversary Anthology

by CHEW, Samuel C.

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Published
1950
Condition
A fine copy
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$20.00

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New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1950. A fine copy. 8vo (9.5 x 6.5 inches). 335 pages. Original green cloth; blue slipcase. First edition. This volume was issued to celebrate the one hundred and twenty fifth anniversary of the foundation of D. Appleton and Company, and The Century Company's eightieth anniversary.
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A Concise Account of Ward Ritchie: His Printing and His Books

by RITCHIE, Ward

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1984
Condition
A fine copy
Item Price
$45.00

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Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1984. A fine copy. 8vo (9 x 6 inches). 60 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white. Original printed wrappers. First edition, one of 300 copies.
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These Three

by WELLS, Gabriel

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Published
1932
Condition
A near fine copy
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$25.00

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New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1932. A near fine copy. 8vo (7.5 x 4.75 inches). 94 pages. Original brown cloth. First edition, with a preface by André Maurois. One of 750 copies.
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The Scrolls from the Dead Sea

by WILSON, Edmund

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1955
Condition
A near fine copy; some wear to jacket edges, price clipped
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$10.00

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1955. A near fine copy; some wear to jacket edges, price clipped. 8vo (7.75 x 4.5 inches). 126 pages. Original brown cloth; pictorial dust jacket. First edition. Edmund Wilson, brilliant author and critic, describes the most exciting manuscript find of our time in a lucid account of the origin, discovery, and implications of… Read more
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$10.00