On this page you will find 315 BOOKS ON BOOKS that are available as of February 19, 2012. Thank you for visiting this page, and remember, make a note of the Order No(s) you wish to purchase because Ordering is easy from Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshre. Thank you, RAY

1. A ROD FOR THE BACK OF THE BINDER: SOME CONSIDERATIONS OF BINDING WITH REFERENCE TO THE IDEALS OF THE LAKESIDE PRESS, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co., Chicago, IL, 1928, B&W illustrations, 32pp, good+, decorated black cloth (hardcover), The subject matter of this book treats binding from a new angle, describing those book binding details concerning which mistaken ideas exist or in which bad binding practices are prevalent. These notes were written from the standpoint of the causes of defects developed in a binding when on the bookshelf in an American home., (Order No: 42219 ), $12.50

2. THE BRIDWELL DEBELLIS COLLECTION OF FIFTEENTH CENTURY PRINTING, Southern Methodist Univ., 1962, unpaginated, very good, wraps (softcover), Catalogue of the collection, documenting the skill of Mr. Frank V. DeBellis as a bookman and collector, and the vision of Mr. J. S. Bridwell for the Institution which bears his name - the Bridwello Library, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University., (Order No: 43790 ), $12.50

3. CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION OF SELECTED WORKS OF THE POETS LAUREATE OF ENGLAND, The Grolier Club, New York, 1901, B&W frontis, 81pp, good, paper covered boards (hardcover) wear top of spine/boards, Prospectus laid in along with an order form and invitation (unused) to the exhibition. One of an edition of 300 on hand-made paper., (Order No: 19163 ), $35.00

4. FIFTY BOOKS OF THE YEAR 1949, 1950 EXHIBITION, Amer. Inst. of Graphic Arts, New York, (1950), color illustrations, unpaginated, good, green cloth spine, black cloth covered boards (hardcover), 28TH ANNUAL EXHIBITION OPENING APRIL 4, 1950 IN BOSTON, CHICAGO, NEW YORK, PHILADELPHIA, SAN FRANCISCO, AND WASHINGTON., (Order No: 30255 ), $8.00

5. THE FRANKLIN CRIER FOR JANUARY 1928 - VOL. IV, NO. 3 - COMMEMORATING THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR ..., Franklin Printing Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1928), B&W illustrations, unpaginated, very good, tan spine, brown decorated boards (hardcover), "...SINCE THE FOUNDING OF THE FRANKLIN PRINTING COMPANY BY BENJAMIN FRANKLIN IN 1728." "Wherein are shown Reproductions from the first House Organ of the Franklin Printing Company, the famous 'Poor Richard's Almanack,' together with some quaint and humorous Material therefrom...", (Order No: 41487 ), $20.00

6. THE HARPER CENTENNIAL, 1817-1917: A FEW OF THE GREETINGS AND CONGRATULATIONS, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, (1917), 106pp, good, tan paper covered boards (crack in paper on spine), Limited to 1250 copies., (Order No: 28898 ), $17.50

7. INTERTYPE FACES ARRANGED BY POINT SIZE - ONE-LINE SPECIMENS - BOOK NUMBER SIX, Intertype Corp., Brooklyn, NY, 1955, 225pp, good, green cloth spine, stiff boards (hardcover), "One-Line Specimens.", (Order No: 1402 ), $7.50

8. BIBLIOTHECA MEJICANA - BURT FRANKLIN BIBLIOGRAPHY AND REFERENCE SERIES #220, Burt Franklin, New York, (1968), 312pp, 41pp, fine, red cloth (hardcover) owner's name on top/bottom edges, "A Catalogue of an extraordinary Collection of Books & Manuscripts, almost wholly relating to the History and Literature of North and South America, particularly Mexico." Originally published in 1869 for the auction held in London. Following the catalogue are forty pages of the prices realized., (Order No: 59646 ), $14.50

9. TREASURES FROM THE PIERPONT MORGAN LIBRARY: FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION 1957, The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, (1957), B&W and color plates, 48pp, plates, very good, wraps (softcover), The Pierpont Morgan Library is neither a library, in the strict sense of the term, nor a museum of works of art, but an unusual combination of the two. Here are representative examples from the collection for this Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibition., (Order No: 28349 ), $15.00

10. THE FIRST ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY YEARS: A HISTORY OF JOHN WILEY AND SONS, INCORPORATED, 1807-1957, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, (1957), B&W illustrations, 242pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover), An informal history of the company., (Order No: 24457 ), $7.50

11. XVI CENTURY MINIATURES ILLUSTRATING MANUSCRIPT COPIES OF THE WORKS OF JAMI FROM THE USSR COLLECTIONS, Moscow, (1966), color illustrations, 91pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) one chip on dustjacket, Lavish illustrations, text in Russian and English., (Order No: 46875 ), $45.00

12. Abbott, T. K., CATALOGUE OF FIFTEENTH-CENTURY BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY OF TRINITY COLLEGE, DUBLIN; AND IN MARSH'S LIBRARY, DUBLIN, Burt Franklin, New York, (1970), 11 B&W plates, 225pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover), Originally published in 1905. Burt Franklin Bibliography & Reference Series 360., (Order No: 14990 ), $18.50

13. Adams, Frederick B. (an address by), RADICAL LITERATURE IN AMERICA, Overbrook Press, Stamford, CT, 1939, B&W illustrations, 62pp, index, very good, red cloth (hardcover) (darkened spine) worn slipcase, "To Which is Appended a Catalogue of an Exhibition Held at the Grolier Club in New York City." Limited to 650 copies., (Order No: 3542 ), $75.00

14. Adams, Laura (compiled by); Lucid, Robert F. (introduction by), NORMAN MAILER: A COMPREHENSIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY -- THE SCARECROW AUTHOR BIBLIOGRAPHIES, NO. 20, The Scarecrow Press, Inc., Metuchen, NJ, 1974, 131pp, very good++, brown cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0810807718, (Order No: 51901 ), $5.00

15. Adelman, Seymour, FRANCIS LEWIS RANDOLPH 1951-1974, Sutter House, n.p., (1979), 8pp, fine, wraps (softcover), Reprinted from STUDIES FOR A BYRON BIBLIOGRAPHY., (Order No: 35196 ), $10.00

16. Ahmad-ul-umri (translated with introduction & notes together with twenty-six poems done into verse by L. M. Crump), THE LADY OF THE LOTUS, RUP MATI QUEEN OF MANDU: A STRANGE TALE OF FAITHFULNESS, Oxford University Press, London, 1926, B&W and Color illustrations, 96pp, ill., good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 40020 ), $40.00

17. Alderson, Brian (compiled by) - [Maurice Sendak], CATALOGUE FOR AN EXHIBITION OF PICTURES BY MAURICE SENDAK AT THE ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM OXFORD DECEMBER 16 TO FEBRUARY 29 1975-76, The Bodley Head, London, (1975), B&W illustrations, 48pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0370108515, (Order No: 59373 ), $20.00

18. Anderson, Robert Roland, SPANISH AMERICAN MODERNISM - A SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY, University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ, (1970), 167pp, very good, orange cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, ISBN 0816501939 A selected bibliography of books, articles, and pamphlets concerning the literary production of eighteen authors generally considered to be representative of the period of Spanish American literature known as Modernism., (Order No: 52084 ), $7.00

19. Anderson, Frank J. (compiled and edited by), SUBMARINES, DIVING, AND THE UNDERWATER WORLD: A BIBLIOGRAPHY, Archon Books, Hamden, CT, 1975, 238pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0208015086 Much that man has dreamed or wondered about, witnessed or caused to happen beneath the ocean surface--and written about from the 1600's into 1975--is referenced in this bibliography of books about the underwater world., (Order No: 53415 ), $25.00

20. Arellanes, Audrey Spencer, BOOKPLATES: A SELECTIVE ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE PERIODICAL LITERATURE, Gale Research Company, Detroit, MI, (1971), 471pp, very good+, red cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 31335 ), $20.00

21. Avery, Gillian, BEHOLD THE CHILD: AMERICAN CHILDREN AND THEIR BOOKS, 1621-1922, The Bodley Head, London, (1994) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 226pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0370319524 A social history of the development of American children's literature., (Order No: 54557 ), $9.00


23. Banister, Manly, BOOKBINDING AS A HANDCRAFT, Bell Publishing Company, New York, (1981), B&W illustrations, 160pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517309394, (Order No: 58252 ), $6.00

24. Banks, Doris H., MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT BOOKMAKING: A BIBLIOGRAPHIC GUIDE, The Scarecrow Press, Inc., Metuchen, NJ, 1989, 282pp, fine, green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket as published, ISBN 0810822741 Contents include: Books in the Middle Ages; Medieval Libraries; The Manuscript Book and the Church; Universities and Books; Economic and Social Conditions and Their Impact on Books; Science and Technology; and, Bibliography., (Order No: 49288 ), $75.00

25. Barker, Nicolas (preface by Charles Ryskamp), THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS AND THE SPREAD OF LEARNING, 1478-1978: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY, Oxford University Press, London, 1978, B&W ill., 332pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0199510865 This volume celebrates the quincentenary of the introduction of printing at Oxford with a pictorial history of its subsequent progress, illustrated by the books, documents, and pictures which are its tangible record., (Order No: 33942 ), $45.00

26. Barker, Nicolas, STANLEY MORISON, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1972, B&W illustrations, 566pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0674834259 In 1923, when the Monotype Corporation appointed Stanley Morison, then 33, as Typographic Adviser, neither he nor they realised that a revolution in the form of printed letteers, more substantial than any since Gutenberg invented printing from moveable types, was about to take place. In 1932 he was responsible for developing the famous "Times New Roman" typeface., (Order No: 53884 ), $15.00

27. Barnes, James J., FREE TRADE IN BOOKS: A STUDY OF THE LONDON BOOK TRADE SINCE 1800, Oxford at the Clarendon Pr., London, 1964, 199pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), An intensive study of Victorian bookselling and publishing, with special emphasis on book trade organization and resale price maintenance after 1800., (Order No: 33912 ), $20.00

28. Bechtel, Louise Seaman (speeches and essays by) (selected and with an introduction by Virginia Haviland), BOOKS IN SEARCH OF CHILDREN: SPEECHES AND ESSAYS BY LOUISE SEAMAN BECHTEL, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1969) 1st ptg, 268pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), The Macmillan Children's Book Department celebrates it Fiftieth Anniversary with this collection of speeches and articles by its distinguished founder, Louise Seaman Bechtel. Many of the essays first appeared in The Horn Book Magazine., (Order No: 52827 ), $10.00

29. Beeson, Nora Sigerist (selected and translated by), HENRY E. SIGERIST: AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL WRITINGS, McGill University Press, Montreal, 1966, 247pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), A vivid and lively portrait of the famous medical historian., (Order No: 33641 ), $10.00

30. Benkovitz, Miriam J., A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF RONALD FIRBANK, Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1963, B&W ill., 103pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), SOHO Bibliograpies Series., (Order No: 33819 ), $25.00

31. Bentley, G. E., and Nurmi, Martin K., A BLAKE BIBLIOGRAPHY: ANNOTATED LISTS OF WORKS, STUDIES AND BLAKEANA, Univ. of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN, (1964), 393pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) EX-LIB with minimal marks, (Order No: 60600 ), $11.50

32. Berman, Ruth (editor), THE KERLAN AWARDS IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE 1975-2001, Pogo Press, Saint Paul, MN, (2001), B&W illustrations, 326pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1880654253 This book is an anthology of the acceptance speeches of the Kerlan Award recipients, supplemented by biographic information, manuscripts, artwork, and other related materials., (Order No: 55811 ), $10.00

33. Bernard Quaritch Ltd. (with a portrait-study of the founder by his daughter Charlotte Quaritch Wrentmore), A CATALOGUE OF BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS ISSUED TO COMMEMORATE THE ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRM OF BERNARD QUARITCH, Bernard Quaritch Ltd., London, 1947, B&W illustrations, 91pp, very good, wraps (softcover), 229 fascinating items in this catalogue published for the firm's centennial 1847-1947., (Order No: 59627 ), $15.00

34. Bestor, Arthur E.; Mearns, David C.; and, Daniels, Jonathan, THREE PRESIDENTS AND THEIR BOOKS: THE READING OF JEFFERSON, LINCOLN, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, University of Illinois Pr., Urbana, IL, 1955 3rd ptg, 129pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The authors of this book take an analytical look into the libraries of three outstanding presidents., (Order No: 39722 ), $6.00

35. Betrock, Alan, SLEAZY BUSINESS: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF EXPLOITATION TABLOIDS 1959-1974 - THE NEWS OTHERS DARE NOT PRINT, Shake Books, Brooklyn, NY, (1996), B&W illustrations, 1258pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0962683388 Everyone is familiar with the National Enquirer, but here are some forty other tabloids with sensational excesses., (Order No: 57879 ), $25.00

36. Binns, Betty (with typeset examples by Kathie Brown of US Litho), BETTER TYPE, Watson-Guptill Publications, Worcester, MA, (1989) 1st ptg, 192pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0823004848 Learn to see subtle distinctions in the faces and spaces of text type. Achieve legible, beautiful, and expressive type every time., (Order No: 49710 ), $7.50

37. Bloom, Harold (General Editor), THE CRITICAL PERSPECTIVE: VOLUME 5 - GEORGIAN - CHELSEA HOUSE LIBRARY OF LITERARY CRITICISM, Chelsea House Publishers, New York, 1987, p2565-p3225, very good+, gray cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0877547947 From a series of Twentieth-century criticism of British and American Literature to 1904., (Order No: 45534 ), $40.00

38. Bloom, Harold (General Editor), THE CRITICAL PERSPECTIVE: VOLUME 6 - LATE GEORGIAN - ROMANTIC - CHELSEA HOUSE LIBRARY OF LITERARY CRITICISM, Chelsea House Publishers, New York, 1988, p3227-p3858, fine, gray cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0877547955 From a series of Twentieth-century criticism of British and American Literature to 1904., (Order No: 45535 ), $40.00

39. Bloom, Harold (General Editor), THE CRITICAL PERSPECTIVE: VOLUME 7 - EARLY VICTORIAN - CHELSEA HOUSE LIBRARY OF LITERARY CRITICISM, Chelsea House Publishers, New York, 1988, p3859-p4478, fine, gray cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0877547963 From a series of Twentieth-century criticism of British and American Literature to 1904., (Order No: 45536 ), $40.00

40. Bloom, Harold (General Editor), THE CRITICAL PERSPECTIVE: VOLUME 8 - MID-VICTORIAN - CHELSEA HOUSE LIBRARY OF LITERARY CRITICISM, Chelsea House Publishers, New York, 1989, p4479-p5109, fine, gray cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0877547971 From a series of Twentieth-Century Criticism of British and American Literature to 1904., (Order No: 45537 ), $50.00

41. Bloom, Harold (General Editor), THE CRITICAL PERSPECTIVE: VOLUME 9 - LATE VICTORIAN - CHELSEA HOUSE LIBRARY OF LITERARY CRITICISM, Chelsea House Publishers, New York, 1989, p5111-p5751, fine, gray cloth (hardcover), ISBN 087754798X From a series of Twentieth-Century Criticism of British and American Literatureto 1904., (Order No: 45538 ), $50.00

42. Bloom, Harold (General Editor), THE CRITICAL PERSPECTIVE: VOLUME 10 - EDWARDIAN - CHELSEA HOUSE LIBRARY OF LITERARY CRITICISM, Chelsea House Publishers, New York, 1989, p5753-p6388, fine, gray cloth (hardcover), ISBN 1555467741 From a series of Twentieth-Century Criticism of British and American Literature to 1904., (Order No: 45539 ), $45.00

43. Bloom, Harold (General Editor), THE CRITICAL PERSPECTIVE: VOLUME 11 - BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT & INDEX - CHELSEA HOUSE LIBRARY OF LITERARY CRITICISM, Chelsea House Publishers, New York, 1989, p6391-p6591, fine, gray cloth (hardcover), ISBN 1555467741 From a series of Twentieth-Century Criticism of British and American Literature to 1904., (Order No: 45540 ), $40.00

44. Booth, William Stone, THE HIDDEN SIGNATURES OF FRANCESCO COLONNA AND FRANCIS BACON: A COMPARISON OF THEIR METHODS, Constable and Company Ltd., London, 1910, B&W illustrations, 70pp, good+, black cloth spine (hardcover) with errata slip, "With the evidence of Marston and Hall that Bacon was the Author of Venus and Adonis.", (Order No: 59890 ), $30.00

45. Borneman, Henry S., PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN BOOKPLATES: A STUDY, Pennsylvania German Society, Philadelphia, 1953, 24 bookplates ill. in color, 171pp, very good+, red cloth spine, (hardcover) inscribed by the author, Volume 54 of the Publications by Pennsylvania German Society., (Order No: 6833 ), $60.00

46. Bradley, Van Allen, THE NEW GOLD IN YOUR ATTIC, Fleet Press Corporation, New York, (1968) 2nd ed, 280pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 4253 ), $5.00

47. Bridson, Gavin and Wakeman, Geoffrey, PRINTMAKING & PICTURE PRINTING: A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL GUIDE TO ARTISTIC & INDUSTRIAL TECHNIQUES IN BRITAIN 1750-1900, Plough Press/Bookpress Ltd, Oxford/Williamsburg, VA, 1984, 250pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) errata slip laid in, ISBN 0902813129 This guide is intended for print curators, printing historians, bibliographers, and librarians, as well as all who wish to know something of the literature of old prints and book illustrations., (Order No: 53510 ), $35.00

48. Burlingame, Roger, OF MAKING MANY BOOKS: A HUNDRED YEARS OF READING, WRITING AND PUBLISHING, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1946, 347pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket) owners name, This book marks the 100th anniversary of the Scribner's publishing house, (Order No: 8835 ), $4.00

49. Burr, Nelson R., A NARRATIVE AND DESCRIPTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NEW JERSEY, D. Van Nostrand Co., Inc., Princeton, NJ, 1964, 266pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) - ink price on dustjacket, Volume 21 of The New Jersey Historical Series., (Order No: 8656 ), $7.50

50. Butler, W. E. (compiled by), DIRECTORY OF BOOKPLATE COLLECTORS AND DESIGNERS - THIRD EDITION, Primrose Hill Press, London, (2000), 152pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1901648265 More than 5,000 collectors, designers, and institutions are included in this directory., (Order No: 59166 ), $20.00

51. Campbell, Walter S. (Stanley Vestal), THE BOOK LOVER'S SOUTHWEST: A GUIDE TO GOOD READING, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK, (1955) 1st ed, 287pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Here is the result of Mr. Campbell's survey of books published in or about the Southwest or by authors intimately associated with the region, designed to help readers to know, understand, and enjoy the Southwest, its people, and its literature., (Order No: 14534 ), $15.00

52. Carter, Harry, WOLVERCOTE MILL: A STUDY IN PAPER-MAKING AT OXFORD, Oxford at the Clarendon Pr., London, 1957, color frontis, B&W ill., 80pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A contribution towards the little-known history of English paper-making and a new chapter in the history of the press at Oxford., (Order No: 34164 ), $35.00

53. Christian, Henry A., LOUIS ADAMIC: A CHECKLIST, Kent State University Press, Kent, OH, (1971) 1st ed, 164pp, good+, light green cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0873381157 The Serif Series - Bibliographies and Checklists, Number 20., (Order No: 15165 ), $7.50

54. Christie's East, BEATRIX POTTER: THE DORIS FROHNSDORFF COLLECTION - SALE 7991: NEW YORK, WEDNESDAY 16 APRIL 1997, Christie's, New York, 1997, B&W and color illustrations, 89pp, fine, wraps (softcover) with prices realized laid in, A wonderful reference for Beatrix Potter material., (Order No: 59195 ), $25.00

55. Christie, Manson & Woods International, Inc., THE ESTELLE DOHENY COLLECTION FROM THE EDWARD LAURENCE DOHENY MEMORIAL LIBRARY - 7 VOLUME SET, Christie, Manson & Woods Int, New York, B&W and color illustrations, fine, red cloth (hardcover), Part I: FIFTEENTH-CENTURY BOOKS INCLUDING THE GUTENBERG BIBLE, October 22, 1987, 302pp; Part II: MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MANUSCRIPTS, December 2, 1987, 126pp; Part III: PRINTED BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS INCLUDING WESTERN AMERICANA, February 1-2, 1988, 320pp; Part IV: PRINTED BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS INCLUDING EARLY PRINTING, LITERATURE AND FINE BINDINGS, October 17-18, 1988, 344pp; Part V: PRINTED BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS INCLUDING AMERICANA, LITERATURE AND FINE BINDINGS, February 21-22, 1989, 316pp; Part VI: PRINTED BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS CONCERNING WILLIAM MORRIS AND HIS CIRCLE, May 19, 1989, 103pp; and, INDEX AND PRICE LISTS Volume, 99pp volumed by bound price lists. Separate price lists sheets are also laid in Volumes I-VI. A handsome set., (Order No: 51745 ), $300.00

56. Churchill, W. A., WATERMARKS IN PAPER IN HOLLAND, ENGLAND, FRANCE, ETC., IN THE XVII AND XVIII CENTURIES AND THEIR INTERCONNECTION, Menno Hertzberger & Co., Amsterdam, (1965), 578 B&W ill. follow text, 94pp of text, fine, tan cloth (hardcover), First published in 1935. With advertising leaflet laid in., (Order No: 53207 ), $275.00

57. Clarke, Marian G. M., DAVID WATKINSON'S LIBRARY - ONE HUNDRED YEARS IN HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT 1866-1966, Trinity College Press, Hartford, CT, 1966, B&W illustrations, 177pp, fine, maroon cloth (hardcover) original tissue cover, (Order No: 55124 ), $14.50

58. Colby, Elbridge, THE PLATES OF THE WINTHROP BOOKS, The New York Public Library, New York, 1918, 6pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 26953 ), $25.00

59. Colby, Elbridge, BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTES ON THEODORE WINTHROP, The New York Public Library, New York, 1917, 13pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 26954 ), $20.00

60. Collie, Michael (compiled by), GEORGE MEREDITH: A BIBLIOGRAPHY, Wm. Dawson & Sons, Ltd., Toronto, (1974), 290pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0712906363 George Meredith was a major late nineteenth-century novelist who went out of fashion when the era of the three-decker novel and the Olympian author ended., (Order No: 30091 ), $10.00

61. Collie, Michael, GEORGE MEREDITH - A BIBLIOGRAPHY, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, (1974), 290pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0802021069 George Meredith was a major late nineteenth-century novelist who went out of fashion when the era of the three-decker novel and the Olympian author ended., (Order No: 49364 ), $8.50

62. Commire, Anne, SOMETHING ABOUT THE AUTHOR: VOLUME 6 - FACTS AND PICTURES ABOUT COMTEMPORARY AUTHORS AND ILLUSTRATORS OF BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, Gale Research, Detroit, MI, (1974), B&W illustrations, 221pp, index, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0810300605, (Order No: 60999 ), $10.00

63. Conducted by the American Library Association, A SURVEY OF LIBRARIES IN THE UNITED STATES -- FOUR VOLUME SET COMPLETE (MISMATCHED BINDINGS!), American Library Association, Chicago, IL, good, blue cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB with usual markings, This is mismatched set, deasccesioned from a "school of librarianship" and a good usable set. Volume I, 1926, 316pp; Volume II, 1926, 370pp; Volume III, 1927, 326pp; and, Volume IV, 1927, 267pp., (Order No: 54253 ), $30.00

64. Cordier, Mary Hurlbut and Perez-Stable, Maria A., PEOPLES OF THE AMERICAN WEST: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES THROUGH CHILDREN'S LITERATURE, The Scarecrow Press, Inc., Metuchen, NJ, 1989, 230pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0810822407 In this bibliography, 100 historical fiction and other trade books for children have been selected that will expand and enrich children's historical understanding through the accessible lives of real people., (Order No: 37671 ), $27.50

65. Craig, Alex (foreword by Morris L. Ernst), SUPPRESSED BOOKS - A HISTORY OF THE CONCEPTION OF LITERARY OBSCENITY, The World Publishing Co., Cleveland, OH, (1963) 1st ed, 285pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 48267 ), $9.50

66. Crane, Joan St. C. (compiled by) (with a foreword by Margaret Sandburg), CARL SANDBURG, PHILIP GREEN WRIGHT, AND THE ASGARD PRESS, 1900-1910, University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, (1975), B&W illustrations, 132pp, good+, maroon cloth spine, brown cloth boards (hardcover), ISBN 0813905656 A Descriptive Catalogue of Early Books, Manuscripts, and Letters in the Clifton Waller Barrett Library., (Order No: 23300 ), $20.00

67. Crane, Walter, THE DECORATIVE ILLUSTRATION OF BOOKS, Senate / Studio Editions, London, (1994), B&W illustrations, 243pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1859580599 Reprint of the 1896 edition., (Order No: 39479 ), $5.00

68. Crawford, Walt and Gorman, Michael, FUTURE LIBRARIES: DREAMS, MADNESS, & REALITY, American Library Association, Chicago, IL, 1995, B&W figures, 200pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0838906478 This book is about the present and the future of libraries. The authors deal with the enduring values of libraries and librarianship and offer a vision of ways in which librarians may use new ideas and new technologies to advance continuing goals rooted in those values., (Order No: 45366 ), $15.00

69. Cutler, Charles L., CONNECTICUT'S REVOLUTIONARY PRESS, The Pequot Press, Chester, CT, 1975 1st ptg, 61pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0871060639 Connecticut Bicentennial Series, XIV., (Order No: 43365 ), $20.00

70. Davenport, Cyril, ROYAL ENGLISH BOOKBINDINGS - THE PORTFOLIO: MONOGRAPHS ON ARTISTIC SUBJECTS - NO. 30, DECEMBER, 1896, Seeley and Co. Limited, London, 1896, B&W and color illustrations, 96pp, good, wraps (softcover), THE PORTFOLIO, MONOGRAPHS ON ARTISTIC SUBJECTS WITH MANY ILLUSTRATIONS ISSUED PERIODICALLY, NO. 30, DECEMBER, 1896. Most of the books described in the following pages are in the British Museum., (Order No: 54327 ), $45.00

71. de Angeli, Marguerite, BUTTER AT THE OLD PRICE: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARGUERITE DE ANGELI, Doubleday & Company, Inc., New York, (1971) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 258pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by author, The autobiography of one of the pioneers of American children's book publishing. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR in 1971 on the dedication page., (Order No: 2857 ), $35.00

72. de Lopatecki, Eugene, TYPOGRAPHER'S DESK MANUAL, The Ronald Press Company, NY, (1949) rev ptg, 95pp, good, black cloth with some light edgewear, "Identifying, measuring, combining and specifying type faces. Using type effectively for text and display. Selecting type to interpret copy, to harmonize with illustrations and to print well on paper specified.", (Order No: 17989 ), $12.50

73. De Waal, Ronald Burt, THE WORLD BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SHERLOCK HOLMES AND DR. WATSON, Bramhall House, New York, (1974), B&W illustrations, 526pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517217597 A Classified and Annotated List of Materials Relating to Their Lives and Adventures. This bibliography is a comprehensive record of the various appearances in periodicals, newspapers, and books of the Canonical tales and Apocrypha written by Doyle between 1887 and 1927, together with the translations of these tales into fifty languages, the higher criticism, or writings about the Writings, the films, musicals, plays, radio and television programs, phonograph records, parodies and pastiches, and a multitude of other items., (Order No: 22122 ), $7.50

74. Dethloff, Henry C., A BOOKMARK: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY PRESS, Texam A&M University Press, College Station, TX, (1999) 1st ed, B&W and Color illustrations, 161pp, very good+, black cloth spine (hardcover), ISBN 0890968780 Chapters include: The Beginning; Air, Earth, Fire, and Water; Up from the Ashes; Making Books; and Strategic Planning., (Order No: 41623 ), $10.00

75. Dibner, Bern, HERALDS OF SCIENCE; AS REPRESENTED BY TWO HUNDRED EPOCHAL BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS SELECTED FROM THE BURNDY LIBRARY, Burndy Library, Norwalk, CT, 1955, B&W illustrations, 96pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 29428 ), $5.00

76. Dickson, Paul, THE LIBRARY IN AMERICA: A CELEBRATION IN WORDS AND PICTURES, Facts On File Publications, New York, (1986), B&W illustrations, 242pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) EX- LIB - NO MARKS, ISBN 0816013659 Using over 400 rare photographs, virtually none of which has ever before appeared in a book, Dickson assembles a kind of family album on the American library and intersperses his own insightful commentary, along with dozens of prose "snapshots" by well-known and sometimes unusual writers., (Order No: 48559 ), $10.00

77. Dingman, Larry, BIBLIOGRAPHY OF LIMITED AND SIGNED EDITIONS IN LITERATURE, TWENTIETH CENTURY AMERICAN AUTHORS, James Cummings Bookseller, Stillwater, Minnesota, (1973), 285pp, fine, red cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 49455 ), $12.50

78. Dobson, Austin, WILLIAM HOGARTH - NEW AND ENLARGED EDITION, The McClure Company, New York, 1907, 76 B&W illustrations, 310pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), First published in 1891. Contents include: I. Memoir of William Hogarth; II. Bibliography and Catalogues of his work., (Order No: 36926 ), $20.00

79. Dole, Nathan Haskell (President), THE BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY - FIRST YEAR BOOK - 1902, The Bibliophile Society, Boston, MA, 1902, 60pp, very good, gray paper covered boards (hardcover) faint edgewear, One of 500 copies, largely unopened pages. "The articles published in this Year Book on 'Bibliomania.' 'Concerning the Art of Illustration, ' and 'The Revival of Old Authors,' are all written by members specially for the Society.", (Order No: 59012 ), $45.00

80. Doubleday, F. N., THE MEMOIRS OF A PUBLISHER, Doubleday & Company, Inc., New York, 1972 1st ed, 304pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 55429 ), $6.00

81. Downs, Robert B., FAMOUS AMERICAN BOOKS, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, (1971), 377pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0070176655 One of America's most distinguised bibliophiles examines fifty famous books which have exerted a strong and enduring influence on the American way of life., (Order No: 55835 ), $8.00


83. Driver, Clive E. (compiled & described by), A SELECTION FROM OUR SHELVES: BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS AND DRAWINGS FROM THE PHILIP H. & A. S. W. ROSENBACH FOUNDATION MUSEUM, Rosenbach Foundation, Philadelphia, PA, 1973, 210 B&W ill., unpaginated, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 32142 ), $20.00

84. Duniway, Clyde Augustus, THE DEVELOPMENT OF FREEDOM OF THE PRESS IN MASSACHUSETTS, Burt Franklin, New York, (1969), 202pp, fine, maroon cloth (hardcover), Bibliography & Reference Series #93. Originally published in 1906 as a revision of a thesis prepared for a Doctor of Philosophy at Harvard in 1897., (Order No: 33050 ), $22.50

85. Dunne, Diane M (managing editor), THE PRINTER - FALL 1989 - 125 YEARS R. R. DONNELLEY & SONS COMPANY, THE LAKESIDE PRESS 1864-1989, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co., Chicago, IL, 1989, B&W and color illustrations, 72pp, fine, bound in padded maroon "leatherette", The company's quarterly publication, the Fall 1989 issue being devoted to the 125th Anniversary of the R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, and The Lakeside Press., (Order No: 27190 ), $25.00

86. Eagle, Dorothy and Carnell, Hilary (compiled and edited by) (revised by Dorothy Eagle), THE OXFORD ILLUSTRATED LITERARY GUIDE TO GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND, Crescent Books, New York, (1985), B&W and color ill., maps, 316pp, maps, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), THE TOWNS, VILLAGES AND LANDMARKS ASSOCIATED WITH GREAT WRITERS AND THEIR WORKS. Altogether there are over 1,200 entries on places associated with 913 authors., (Order No: 21384 ), $7.00

87. Eames, Wilberforce, EARLY NEW ENGLAND CATECHISMS, Burt Franklin, New York, orig pub 1898, 111pp, fine, maroon cloth (hardcover), A Bibliographical Account of Some Catechisms Published Before the Year 1800, For Use in New England. Burt Franklin Bibliography and Reference Series #78., (Order No: 41594 ), $17.50

88. Easton, Patricia; Lennon, Thomas M.; and, Sebba, Gregor, BIBLIOGRAPHIA MALEBRANCHIANA: A CRITICAL GUIDE TO THE MALEBRANCHE LITERATURE INTO 1989, Southern Illinois Univ. Pr., Carbondale, IL, (1992) 1st ptg, 189pp, very good++, blue cloth (hardcover) small corner bump, ISBN 080931603X, (Order No: 54706 ), $12.50

89. Ebersol, Charles E., CLIPPINGS: THE SYSTEM AND INDEX, Newspaper Clipping Co., Pub., Ottawa, IL, (1907), B&W illustrations, 142pp, good+, maroon cloth (hardcover), AN INEXPENSIVE, SIMPLE, UNLIMITED YET ACCURATE NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINE CLIPPING SYSTEM. This is from the days before computers, when there was less information to sort through, and life was much simpler., (Order No: 39721 ), $30.00

90. Eddy, George Simpson (described by), A WORK-BOOK OF THE PRINTING HOUSE OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN & DAVID HALL 1759-1766, The New York Public Library, New York, 1930 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 15pp, good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 59792 ), $10.00

91. Egoff, Sheila A.; and, Hagler, Ronald (compiled by) (with the assistance of Margaret Burke and Joan Pert), BOOKS THAT SHAPED OUR MINDS, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, 1998, color illustrations, 304pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0888652135 A bibliographical catalogue of selections chiefly from The Arkley Collection of Early & Historical Children's Literature in the Special Collections and University Archives Division - The University of British Columbia Library.", (Order No: 59309 ), $40.00

92. Ellis, Richard, A PRIMER OF TYPES: NUMBER ONE - BEMBO - BASKERVILLE - BELL, The Haddon Craftsmen, Camden, NJ, (1936), 26pp, very good, wraps (softcover), "A Showing of Three English Monotype Book Faces, together with A Note on their History & an Analysis of the Characteristics of each Letter.", (Order No: 49987 ), $25.00

93. Ellis, Richard, A PRIMER OF TYPES - NUMBER 2 - GIAMBATTISTA BODONI 1740-1813, The Haddon Craftsmen, Camden, NJ, 1937, B&W frontis, 46pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 49988 ), $25.00

94. Emerson, O. B. and Michael, Marion C., SOUTHERN LITERARY CULTURE: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF MASTERS' AND DOCTORS' THESES, REVISED AND ENLARGED EDITION, Univ. of Alabama Press, University, AL, (1979) rev ed, 400pp, very good+, brown cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0817395148, (Order No: 35385 ), $15.00

95. Ethridge, James M. (editor), CONTEMPORARY AUTHORS - VOLUME 3, Gale Research Company, Detroit, MI, (1963), 245pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover), A bio-biographical guide to current authors and their works., (Order No: 54768 ), $8.50

96. Exman, Eugene, THE HOUSE OF HARPER: ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY YEARS OF PUBLISHING, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1967) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 326pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Not only the story of a distinquished publishing house but also an account of American life and letters through one hundred and fifty years., (Order No: 37092 ), $10.00

97. Fahy, Everett (introduction by) and McTigue, Bernard (fables translated from the Greek by), THE MEDICI AESOP: SPENCER MS 50 FROM THE SPENCER COLLECTION OF THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Pub., New York, (1989), color illustrations, 175pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0810915421 On the pages of this enchanting volume are inscribed and portrayed a variety of fables or tales that recount incidents or conversations between animals who speak like human beings, or between either animals or people and gods, or involving just people. Each fable is intended to make a point in morality or worldliness., (Order No: 48298 ), $20.00

98. Feaver, William, WHEN WE WERE YOUNG: TWO CENTURIES OF CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATION, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, (1977), B&W and color ill., 96pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0030203015 A comprehensive, international survey from William Blake to the advent of the television era in 1950., (Order No: 35343 ), $12.50

99. Felcone, Joseph J., NEW JERSEYANA 1668-1984 - CATALOGUE 28 - PARTS I THROUGH X COMPLETE, Felcone Inc., Rare Books, Princeton, NJ, 1988, 290pp total, very good, ten parts in wraps (softcover), "Being a catalogue of 4,328 rare and out-of-print books and pamphlets, authograph letters and documents, newspapers, prints, and ephemera." Parts I-VI Books Printed after 1860; Part VII Books Printed before 1861; Part VII Manuscripts, ephemera; Part IX Supplement; and, Part X Index. Useful bibliographically, and for relative values., (Order No: 12660 ), $20.00

100. Fersin, Nicholas (translated into English by), THE FLORENTINE FIOR DI VIRTU OF 1491, Library of Congress, Washington, DC, 1953, B&W illustrations, 120pp, very good, wraps (softcover - Invicta Parchment), Inscribed by Lessing J. Rosenwald., (Order No: 17038 ), $20.00

101. Fifoot, Richard, A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF EDITH, OSBERT AND SACHEVERELL SITWELL - SECOND EDITION, REVISED, Rupert Hart-Davis, London, (1971) 2nd ed, 432pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) (small nick lower edge), ISBN 0246640227 The three Sitwells, Edith (1887-1964), Osbert (1862-1969) and Sacheverell (born 1897) have for many years been among the most discussed of twentieth-century British writers., (Order No: 30097 ), $7.50

102. Foley, Martha (edited, and with an introduction and afterword by Jay Neugeboren), THE STORY OF STORY MAGAZINE: A MEMOIR, W. W. Norton & Company, London, (1980) 1st ed, 288pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), In this memoir, Martha Foley relates the magazine's struggles and achievements, from its origin in Vienna to its final destination in New York, where the magazine's offices became a haven for dejected writers such as Cornell Woolrich, Malcolm Lowry, and Nelson Algren., (Order No: 31318 ), $10.00

103. Ford, James L., THE LITERARY SHOP: AND OTHER TALES, Geo. H. Richmond & Co., New York, 1894, 298pp, good+, green cloth (hardcover) clean and tight copy, (Order No: 25557 ), $12.50

104. Ford, James L., FORTY-ODD YEARS IN THE LITERARY SHOP, E. P. Dutton & Company, New York, (1921), B&W illustrations, 362pp, good, dark blue cloth (hardcover) light corner wear, "Fully aware of all this I hasten to assure my readers that these memoirs of an inconspicuous career will not deal with my own accomplishments but with the men and women whom I have known and the paths along which I have strayed.", (Order No: 40048 ), $7.50

105. Freeman, J. Stuart, TOWARD A THIRD CENTURY OF EXCELLENCE, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1992) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 122pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0397512988 An Informal History of the J.B. Lippincott Company on the Occasion of Its Two-Hundredth Anniversary., (Order No: 39561 ), $12.50

106. Frye, Prosser Hall, ROMANCE & TRAGEDY, Marshall Jones Company, Boston, MA, 1922 1st ed, 341pp, good+, maroon cloth (hardcover), Contents include: Literature and Criticism; The Terms Classic and Romantic; German Romanticism; Nietzsche; The Idea of Greek Tragedy; Racine; Shakespeare and Sophocles; and, Structure and Style., (Order No: 29874 ), $20.00

107. Gassett, Henry, CATALOGUE OF BOOKS ON THE MASONIC INSTITUTION, IN PUBLIC LIBRARIES OF TWENTY-EIGHT STATES OF THE UNION ..., Damrell & Moore, Boston, MA, 1852 1st ed, 270pp, very good, rebacked new cloth spine (hardcover) author inscribed, "... ANTIMASONIC IN ARGUMENTS AND CONCLUSIONS. BY DISTINGUISHED LITERARY GENTLEMEN, CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES. WITH INTRODUCTORY REMARKS, AND A COMPILATION OF RECORDS AND REMARKS, BY A MEMBER OF THE SUFFOLK COMMITEE OF 1829." Exceptionally nice clean and tight copy. We have had this copy rebacked with a new cloth spine retaining the original boards and endpapers. There is only light wear to the corners. Inscribed by the author., (Order No: 41853 ), $150.00

108. Glenn, Lois, CHARLES W. S. WILLIAMS: A CHECKLIST - THE SERIF SERIES: NUMBER 33, Kent State University Press, (1975), 128pp, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0873381793 A complete and correct bibliography of Williams' published works., (Order No: 13326 ), $8.50

109. Globe, Alexander, PETER STENT LONDON PRINTSELLER CIRCA 1642-1665: BEING A CATALOGUE RAISONNE OF HIS ENGRAVED PRINTS AND BOOKS ..., Univ of British Columbia Pr., Vancouver, Canada, 1985, B&W illustrations, 268pp, ill., fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0774802219 "...WITH AN HISTORICAL AND BIBLIOGRAPHICAL INTRODUCTION.", (Order No: 61772 ), $35.00

110. Golden, Catherine J. (edited by), BOOK ILLUSTRATED: TEXT, IMAGE, AND CULTURE 1770-1930, Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, DE, 2000 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 320pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1584560231 A collection of eight essays on the book arts by leading scholars examining word and picture collaborations from 1770-1930., (Order No: 56565 ), $14.50

111. Goodspeed, Charles R., YANKEE BOOKSELLER: BEING THE REMINISCENCES OF CHARLES GOODSPEED, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1937, B&W illustrations, 325pp, good+, blue cloth (no dustjacket), Mr. Goodspeed treats such subjects as book collectors and book dealers, rare ealy American prints, odd and curious books, book-buying celebrities, 'points' of first editions, appraisals of famous collections, the romantic story of Poe's TAMERLANE, autographs, forgeries, auction sales, and the author's recreations., (Order No: 24232 ), $15.00

112. Gordon, Bob, MAKING DIGITAL TYPE LOOK GOOD, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, (2001) 1st ptg, 190pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0823029999, (Order No: 59029 ), $5.50

113. Grannis, Chandler B., WHAT HAPPENS IN BOOK PUBLISHING - SECOND EDITION, Columbia University Press, New York, 1967, 467pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 53375 ), $5.00

114. Granniss, Ruth Shepard (foreword by), PLANT ILLUSTRATION BEFORE 1850: A CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION OF BOOKS, DRAWINGS AND PRINTS ..., The Grolier Club, New York, 1941, B&W frontis, 33pp, very good, wraps (softcover), "... HELD BY THE GARDEN CLUB OF AMERICA AND THE GROLIER CLUB FROM FEBRUARY 20 TO MARCH 31, 1941.", (Order No: 60183 ), $12.00

115. Groesbeck, Harry A., THE PROCESS AND PRACTICE OF PHOTO-ENGRAVING, Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City, NY, 1924 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 260pp, good, blue cloth, (hardcover) light edgewear, "The purpose of this book is to enable the buyer to know all of the conditions under which photo-engravings of various types are produced.", (Order No: 28018 ), $20.00

116. Groesbeck, Harry A., A PRIMER OF ENGRAVING AND PRINTING, Colton Press, Inc. Pub., New York, (1950), 174pp, very good, wraps (softcover), "Including Composition, Electrotyping, Paper, Presses and Ink.", (Order No: 39573 ), $10.00

117. Grove, Lee Edmonds, OF BROOKS & BOOKS, Univ. of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN, (1945), B&W illustrations, 85pp, good w/lightly edgeworn dustjacket (hardcover), The story of Edmund D. Brooks, whose career as Minnesota's greatest bookseller forms a fascinating and little-known chapter of the state's cultural history. Limited to 1500 numbered copies., (Order No: 25439 ), $7.50

118. H. P. Kraus, THE NINETIETH CATALOGUE: ENGLISH BOOKS - MANUSCRIPTS - INCUNABULA - VOYAGES - AMERICANA - GEOGRAPHY - BINDINGS, H. P. Kraus, New York, n.d., B&W illustrations, 201pp, very good+, white cloth spine (hardcover) owner's name, One hundred and thirty-two priced items including: A Caxton in its original binding; The Bourbon Hours; The Parma Petrach; a magnificent elephant folio Audubon; and much more., (Order No: 54203 ), $30.00

119. H. P. Kraus, CATALOGUE 98 - A SELECTION OF CHOICE FRENCH BOOKS MOST OF THEM RECENTLY ACQUIRED FROM TWO DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLL., H. P. Kraus, New York, n.d., B&W illustrations, 124pp, very good, green paper covered boards (hardcover), 78 priced items., (Order No: 54204 ), $14.50

120. H. P. Kraus, CATALOGUE 121 - ILLUSTRATED BOOKS FROM THE XVTH & XVITH CENTURIES, H. P. Kraus, New York, n.d., color frontis & 115 B&W ill., 148pp, very good+, black cloth (hardcover), 97 items with separate price list laid in., (Order No: 54205 ), $17.50

121. Hackett, Alice Payne and Burke, James Henry, 80 YEARS OF BEST SELLERS: 1895-1975, R. R. Bowker Company, New York, 1977, 265pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0835209083 One of the most fascinating books about books ever published. It is a book of records, a chronicle of American times and tastes, a charting of the perennial themes that have dominated our culture, sociology, and history combined., (Order No: 55834 ), $20.00

122. Hajdu, David, THE TEN-CENT PLAGUE: THE GREAT COMIC-BOOK SCARE AND HOW IT CHANGED AMERICA, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, (2008) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 434pp, fine w/very+ good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0374187673 "... about the best account yet of comics in America, an instant classic of cultural history.", (Order No: 58340 ), $9.00

123. Hand, Richard A., A BOOKMAN'S GUIDE TO HUNTING, SHOOTING, ANGLING, AND RELATED SUBJECTS, The Scarecrow Press, Inc., Metuchen, NJ, 1991, 1176pp, fine, brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket as published, ISBN 0810823330 A Compilation of Over 13,450 Catalogue Entries with Prices, and Annotations, both Bibliographical and Descriptive., (Order No: 49865 ), $45.00

124. Handley-Taylor, Geoffrey (a bibliography and eighty-first birthday tribute compiled by), JOHN MASEFIELD, O.M.: THE QUEEN'S POET LAUREATE, The Cranbrook Tower Press, London, (1960), B&W illustrations, 96pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A poet of vivid life, in men and animals; of the earth and of the sea; and of spirit-powers., (Order No: 38213 ), $15.00

125. Hare, Wm. John and Hare, Priscilla T., TASHA TUDOR: THE DIRECTION OF HER DREAMS - THE DEFINITIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY AND COLLECTORS' GUIDE, Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, DE, (1999), B&W and color illustrations, 559pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the authors, ISBN 1884718590 Including the books of: Thomas L. McCready, Jr.; Bethany Tudor; Efner Holmes. With 1998 Price Guide laid in., (Order No: 61918 ), $65.00

126. Harrah, Barbara K., SPORTS BOOKS FOR CHILDREN: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY, The Scarecrow Press, Inc., Metuchen, NJ, 1978, 526pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB with Usual Markings, ISBN 0810811545, (Order No: 49366 ), $10.00

127. Harrap, George G. (et al), PARTNERS IN PROGRESS: SOME RECOLLECTIONS OF THE PAST QUARTER-CENTURY AT 182 HIGH HOLBORN, George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., London, 1961, 40pp, good+, black cloth spine (hardcover), Published privately for the friends of George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd. on their Diamond Jubilee 1961., (Order No: 55817 ), $10.00

128. Harrison, James L. (Public Printer), 100 GPO YEARS, 1861-1961: A HISTORY OF UNITED STATES PUBLIC PRINTING, U.S. Government Printing Off, Washington, D.C., (1961), B&W illustrations, 164pp, good+, wraps (softcover), "The history of U.S. public printing and the Government Printing Office has been prepared under my direction and that of former Public Printer Raymond Blattenberger in connection with the celebration of the Office's centennial.", (Order No: 27892 ), $15.00

129. Haskins, Katherine, PICTURING BRITAIN: TIME AND PLACE IN IMAGE AND TEXT, 1700-1850, Univ. of Chicago Library, Chicago, IL, 1993, B&W illustrations, 32pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0943056195 Catalogue for the exhibition of the same name held March 1 to June 25, 1993. This exhibition traces through a variety of characteristic printed genres, the notion of a national landscape as a cultural signifier of the emerging nation-state of Great Britain., (Order No: 54961 ), $14.50

130. Haviland, Virginia and Coughlan, Margaret N. (introduction by), YANKEE DOODLE'S LITERARY SAMPLER OF PROSE, POETRY, & PICTURES, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, (1974) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 466pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0690002696 "Being an Anthology of Diverse Works Published for the Edification and/or Entertainment of Young Readers in America Before 1900. Selected from the Rare Book Collections of the Library of Congress.", (Order No: 11785 ), $12.50

131. Hay, Ian, "THE LIBERRY", Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1924, frontis by Kleber Hall, 78pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 34772 ), $40.00

132. Hazen, A. T., A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF HORACE WALPOLE, Barnes & Noble Books, New York, 1973, 189pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0064927601 First published in 1948. A. T. Hazen, stated, "It is impossible to think of a bibliography of the writings of Horace Walpole apart from the works of his private press at Strawberry hill, since so many of his own books were printed there, or, to reverse the point of view, since so many of the books printed at the Press were written or edited by Walpole.", (Order No: 30095 ), $15.00

133. Hazlitt, W. Carew, GLEANINGS IN OLD GARDEN LITERATURE - THE BOOK LOVER'S LIBRARY, Elliot Stock, London, [1887], 263pp, good+, olive green cloth (hardcover), A great deal of information about gardening books, including a "Bibliography of Gardening Literature (1603-1800), and of Herbals and Bee Culture., (Order No: 33917 ), $45.00

134. Heuterman, Thomas H., MOVABLE TYPE: BIOGRAPHY OF LEGH R. FREEMAN, The Iowa State Univ. Press, Ames, IA, (1979) 1st ed, B&W ill., 172pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0813808901 This volume is more than just an account of Freeman's experience--the author also gives us a critical evaluation of existing literature on frontier journalism and examines frontier humor and "tall-tales" in journalism as a part of American literary culture., (Order No: 35368 ), $5.00

135. Higgins, Regina, MAGIC KINGDOMS: DISCOVERING THE JOYS OF CHILDHOOD CLASSICS WITH YOUR CHILD, Simon & Schuster, New York, (1992) 1st ptg, 220pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0671735969 Higgins explores the vision of childhood that we find in our favorite classics and explains how these books empower our children through imagination., (Order No: 13179 ), $4.50

136. Hirth, Mary (catalog by); Connolly, Cyril (introduction by), CYRIL CONNOLLY'S ONE HUNDRED MODERN BOOKS FROM ENGLAND, FRANCE AND AMERICA 1880-1950 - AN EXHIBITION: MARCH - DECEMBER 1971, University of Texas, Austin, TX, 1971, B&W illustrations, 120pp, good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 59980 ), $8.50

137. Holley, Edward G., CHARLES EVANS: AMERICAN BIBLIOGRAPHER, Univ. of Illinois Press, Urbana, IL, 1963, B&W illustrations, 343pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Here is one of the first comprehensive biographies of an American librarian and bibliographer., (Order No: 44390 ), $7.50

138. Ingram, Elizabeth Frances, THE LUCIUS BEEBE MEMORIAL LIBRARY: AN HISTORICAL SKETCH [WAKEFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS], Trustees of the Library, Wakefield, MA, 1925, B&W illustrations, 40pp, very good, tan cloth spine, blue boards (hardcover), (Order No: 60086 ), $25.00

139. Jackson, Holbrook (compiled by), BOOKMAN'S PLEASURE: A RECREATION FOR BOOKLOVERS, Farrar, Straus and Company, New York, 1947 1st Amer, 264pp, good, green cloth w/faint staining (hardcover), This anthology shows what writers of books think of their predecessors, their contemporaries, and themselves., (Order No: 30254 ), $6.00

140. Jefferys, Charles W., A CATALOGUE OF THE SIGMUND SAMUEL COLLECTION: CANADIANA AND AMERICANA, The Ryerson Press, Toronto, Canada, (1948), B&W ill., color frontis, 180pp, very good, black cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 37917 ), $20.00

141. Jeffs, Joseph E. (introduction by), SPECIAL COLLECTIONS AT GEORGETOWN: A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE - 1985 [GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY], Georgetown Univ. Library, Washington, DEC, 1985, B&W illustrations, 72pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60218 ), $7.50

142. Jeffs, Joseph E. (introduction by), SPECIAL COLLECTIONS AT GEORGETOWN: A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOG - BICENTENNIAL EDITION - 1989 [GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY], Georgetown Univ. Library, Washington, DC, 127pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60219 ), $7.50

143. Johnson, Merle (edited by), AMERICAN FIRST EDITIONS: BIBLIOGRAPHIC CHECK LISTS OF THE WORKS OF ONE HUNDRED AND FIVE AMERICAN AUTHORS, R. R. Bowker Co., New York, 1929, 242pp, good, blue cloth, teg (hardcover), "This volume is frankly a continuation of the bibliographical work of that Boston sage, P.K. Foley, whose 'American Authors' was published in 1897.", (Order No: 53151 ), $12.50

144. Joline, Adrian Hoffman, EDGEHILL ESSAYS, The Gorham Press, Boston, MA, 1911, 226pp, very good, black paper covered boards (hardcover) dj laid in, Contents include: About the Bookshelves; The Quest of the Autograph; Reflections of an Autograph Lover; A Certain Affectation of the Great; A Georgian Poet; A Famous Reviewer; Manners Makyth Man; and The War on the Colleges., (Order No: 32934 ), $22.50

145. Kaimowitz, Jeffrey H. (Exhibition Arranged and Described by), BENTLEY'S WORLD: THE GREEK AND LATIN CLASSICS AND THEIR INFLUENCE IN 18TH CENTURY BRITAIN, Watkinson Library, Hartford, CT, 1997, 27pp, fine, wraps (softcover), Catalogue of the exhibition held at Watkinson Librry, Trinity College February through May 1997., (Order No: 54963 ), $25.00

146. Kapr, Albert (translated from the German by Douglas Martin), JOHANN GUTENBERG: THE MAN AND HIS INVENTION, Scolar Press, Aldershot, Hampshire, UK, (1996), B&W illustrations, 317pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1859281141, (Order No: 61639 ), $40.00

147. Karpel, Bernard (editor), ARTS IN AMERICA: A BIBLIOGRAPHY: VOLUME 1; VOLUME 2; VOLUME 3; AND VOLUME 4 - FOUR VOLUMES - COMPLETE SET, Smithsonian Institution Pr., Washington, DC, (1979), 4 vols, very good, blue cloth, (hardcover) no dustjackets as published, ISBN 0874745780 Vol 1: Art of the Native Americans, Architecture, Decorative Arts, Design, Sculpture, Art of the West; Vol 2: Painting and Graphic Arts; Vol 3: Photography, Film, Theater, Dance, Music, Serials and Periodicals, Dissertations and Theses, Visual Resources; Vol 4: Index. An essential reference work., (Order No: 2873 ), $50.00

148. Kearney, Patrick J., A HISTORY OF EROTIC LITERATURE, Bookthrift/Simon & Schuster, New York, orig pub 1982, B&W illustrations, 192pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0333341260, (Order No: 60460 ), $12.50

149. Keenan, James P. (edited by), CATALOGUE OF WORLD EX LIBRIS ARTISTS: 1998-2000, Cambridge Bookplate, Cambridge, MA, (2000) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 80pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0962729027 Catalogue of the exhibition at the XXVIII Congress of the Federation International des Societes d'Amateurs d'Ex lbris (FISAE) hosted by The American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers in the United States of America., (Order No: 59167 ), $20.00

150. Kiefer, Monica (foreword by Dorothy Canfield Fisher), AMERICAN CHILDREN THROUGH THEIR BOOKS 1700-1835, Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, PA, 1948 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 248pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) couple chips on jacket, Author traces the development of various phases of child life, including religion, manners and morals, education, health and recreation through an analysis of children's books from 1700 to 1835., (Order No: 52943 ), $8.00

151. King, Dorothy, CHECK LIST OF THE INCUNABULA IN THE WILLIAM ALLAN NEILSON LIBRARY, Friends of Smith College Lib, Northampton, MA, 1975, B&W illustrations, unpaginated, very good+, wraps (softcover), The fifty-five books presented here are from Germany, Italy, France, and Holland, with a preponderance of Italian imprints., (Order No: 46444 ), $12.50

152. Kittredge, George Lyman, THE OLD FARMER AND HIS ALMANACK: BEING SOME OBSERVATIONS ON LIFE AND MANNERS IN NEW ENGLAND A HUNDRED YEARS AGO, Corner House Publishers, Williamstown, MA, 1974, B&W illustrations, 403pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1792, Robert Baily Thomas' Old Farmer's Almanack was distributed annually thereafter for more than 100 years. In 1904, using the Farmer's Almanack as a base, Professor George Lyman Kittredge of Harvard University originally published this study of early New England farm life and lore. He presents a fascinating compilation of information covering a wide spectrum of activities of both major and minor significance to the farmer of the day., (Order No: 13893 ), $7.50

153. Klinefelter, Walter; Heckman, Marlin L.; Braun, Fritz; and, Weiser, Frederick S., PUBLICATIONS OF THE PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN SOCIETY, VOLUME VII, The Pennsylvania German Soc., Breinigsville, PA, 1973, B&W ill., 299pp, fine, decorated tan cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket as published, Contents include: The ABC Books of the Pennsylvania Germans; Abraham Harley Cassel, Nineteenth Century Pennsylvania German American Book Collector; and, Marriages performed at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, Lancaster, 1748-1767., (Order No: 34881 ), $45.00

154. Knowlton, Jack, BOOKS AND LIBRARIES, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, (1991) 1st ed, pictures by Harriett Barton, 36pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060216093 For children, a history of books and libraries from their beginnings in Babylon, Egypt, and China, through the Greeks and the Middle Ages, to the present day., (Order No: 36914 ), $15.00

155. Lambeck, Frederick, PARTY: A LITERARY NIGHTMARE, Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., New York, 1936, 60pp, good+, red paper covered boards (hardcover), Prepared for the New York Times National Book Fair, Rockefeller Center, November, 1936., (Order No: 32160 ), $10.00

156. Landon, Richard (exhibition and catalogue by), BIBLIOPHILIA SCHOLASTICA FLOREAT: FIFTY YEARS OF RARE BOOKS AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, Thomas Fischer Rare Book Lib, Toronto, 2005, B&W and color illustrations, 132pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0772760551 Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, Sept. 26--Dec. 21, 2005., (Order No: 53466 ), $30.00

157. Langfeld, William R. (brought together from various sources by), THE POEMS OF WASHINGTON IRVING, The New York Public Library, New York, 1931, 19pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 26956 ), $25.00

158. Larrabee, Eric (edited by), AMERICAN PANORAMA, New York University Press, New York, 1957, 436pp, good, gray cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, "Essays by Fifteen American Critics on 350 Books Past and Present Which Portray the U.S.A. in its Many Aspects.", (Order No: 55833 ), $7.50

159. Lawrence, Richard Hoe (compiled under the direction of); assisted by: Colt, Harris D., and Stokes, I. N. Phelps, HISTORY OF THE SOCIETY OF ICONPHILES OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK MDCCXCV - MCMXXX 1895-1930, Published by the Society, New York, 1930, B&W ill., color frontis, 290pp, very good, 1/2 leather, teg (hardcover) light wear to spine, "AND CATALOGUE OF ITS PUBLICATIONS WITH HISTORICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES, ETC." One of 186 copies. Extensive list of engravings and books issued by the society, and lists of books and engravings presented to the sociey along with biographical notes of the artists who have engraved plates for the society. Included with this copy are remnants of the original dustjacket and slipcase. Light wear/cracks to the leather spine., (Order No: 51740 ), $185.00

160. Le Fontaine, Joseph Raymond, THE COLLECTOR'S BOOKSHELF - A COMPREHENSIVE LISTING OF AUTHORS, THEIR PSEUDONYMS, AND THEIR BOOKS, Prometheus Books, Buffalo, NY, (1990), 333pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0879756055, (Order No: 58254 ), $10.00

161. Leab, Katharine Kyes; and, Leab, Daniel J. (editors), AMERICAN BOOK PRICES CURRENT INDEX: 1975-1979 - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Bancroft-Parkman, Inc., New York, 1980, 2 vols, 2325pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) clean and tight set, ISBN 0914022105 Volume I: Autographs & Manuscripts; Books: A-G; and, Volume II: Books: H-Z., (Order No: 54139 ), $12.50

162. Leab, Katharine Kyes; and, Leab, Daniel J. (editors), AMERICAN BOOK PRICES CURRENT INDEX: 1983-1987 - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Bancroft-Parkman, Inc., Washington, CT, 1988, 2 vols, 2286pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) clean and tight set, ISBN 0914022210 Volume I: Autographs & Manuscripts and Books: A-D; and, Volume II: Books: E-Z., (Order No: 54141 ), $15.00

163. Leary, Lewis, THE BOOK-PEDDLING PARSON, Algonquin Books, Chapel Hill, NC, 1984, B&W illustrations, 158pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0912697091 "An account of the life and works of Mason Locke Weems, patriot, pitchman, author and purveyor of morality to the citizenry of the early United States of America.", (Order No: 36911 ), $10.00

164. Leavitt, Robert Keith, NOAH'S ARK, NEW ENGLAND YANKEES, AND THE ENDLESS QUEST, G. & C. Merriam Company, Springfield, MA, 1947, B&W illustrations, 108pp, very good, brown cloth (hardcover), A SHORT HISTORY OF THE ORIGINAL WEBSTER DICTIONARIES, WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO THEIR FIRST HUNDRED YEARS AS PUBLICATIONS OF G.&C. MERRIAM COMPANY., (Order No: 38853 ), $10.00

165. Lehmann-Haupt, Hellmut (editor); French, Hannah Dustin; Rogers, Joseph W., BOOKBINDING IN AMERICA: THREE ESSAYS, R. R. Bowker Company, New York, 1967 2nd ed, B&W illustrations, 293pp, very good, black cloth spine (hardcover), First published in 1941. Essays include: EARLY AMERICAN BOOKBINDING BY HAND; THE RISE OF AMERICAN EDITION BINDING; and ON THE REBINDING OF OLD BOOKS., (Order No: 55837 ), $45.00

166. Lewis, John, ANATOMY OF PRINTING: THE INFLUENCES OF ART AND HISTORY ON ITS DESIGN, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, (1970), B&W and color illustrations, 228pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0823050254 Surveys the historical influences that have shaped the printed page from the Middle Ages to the current day., (Order No: 52512 ), $25.00

167. Librairie Sourget, LIBRAIRIE SOURGET - MANUSCRITS ENLUMINES ET LIVRES PRECIEUX DU BERCEAU DE L'IMPRIMERIE AU ROMANTISME - CATALOGUE XIV, Librairie Souget, Chartres, France, 1996, color illustrations, 343pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Exquisite catalogue with prices laid in., (Order No: 30010 ), $50.00

168. Lindsay, Robert O. and Neu, John (compiled by), FRENCH POLITICAL PAMPHLETS 1547-1648: A CATALOG OF MAJOR COLLECTIONS IN AMERICAN LIBRARIES, University of Wisconsin Pr., Madison, WI, 1969, 510pp, very good+, light brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, ISBN 0299049906 The period from 1547 to 1648 was one of the most exciting and eventful hundred years in French history. In between occurred international wars, the assassinations of two French kings, religious controversy, administrative and political innovations, tariff wars, much social change, and the usual amount of palace intrigue and court gossip. Since France had no newspapers, pamphlets provided this service., (Order No: 51234 ), $10.00

169. Livingston, Flora V. (wonderful association set - see note), BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WORKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING AND SUPPLEMENT TO BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WORKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING - TWO VOLUME SET, very good, brown cloth (hardcover), Two Volume Set includes: BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WORKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING, Edgar H. Wells and Company, New York, 1927, 523pp; and SUPPLEMENT TO BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WORKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING (1927), Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1938, 333pp. This set is warmly inscribed in the first volume by Marston E. Drake (one of the founders of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America - ABAA) to Edward Lazare, the former editor of American Book Prices Current - ABPC. In his inscription, dated March 20, 1950, Drake praises Flora Livingston and her husband. The supplemental volume also is inscribed from Drake to Lazare. A truly unique set., (Order No: 30712 ), $150.00

170. Lochhead, Douglas (compiled by) (index compiled by Peter E. Greig), BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CANADIAN BIBLIOGRAPHIES - BIBLIOGRAPHIE DES BIBLIOGRAPHIES CANADIENNES - SECOND EDITION REVISED & ENLARGED, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, (1972) 2nd ed, 312pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0802018653 SECOND EDITION REVISED AND ENLARGED. This new edition incorporates the contents of the supplements as well as indormation about bibliographies compiled up to June, 1970., (Order No: 48314 ), $7.50

171. Lord, Caroline M., DIARY OF A VILLAGE LIBRARY - FRANCESTOWN, NEW HAMPSHIRE, New Hampshire Publishing Co., Somersworth, NH, 1971, 269pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0912274093 For nearly twenty years, Caroline Lord was the public librarian - and at times during her tenure town clerk, treasurer, and amateur naturalist - of Francestown, New Hampshire (population 400). Included are three letters with envelopes from the author, an invitation to the "pre-publication" autographing of the book, and a number of related newspaper articles., (Order No: 47610 ), $7.00

172. Lorimer, George C. (with an introduction by William M. Lawrence), WHAT I KNOW ABOUT BOOKS AND HOW TO USE THEM, James H. Earle, Publisher, Boston, MA, 1892, 110pp, good, soiled white cloth (hardcover), Interesting period treatise., (Order No: 30257 ), $10.00

173. Lothrop, Margaret M., THE WAYSIDE: HOME OF AUTHORS, American Book Company, New York, (1940) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 202pp, good, brown cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket) signed by author, (Order No: 40937 ), $10.00

174. Lowman, Al (compiled by) (with an essay by William R. Holman), PRINTER AT THE PASS: THE WORK OF CARL HERTZOG, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX, 1972, B&W illustrations, 123pp, good, black cloth spine (hardcover) EX-LIB with usual markings, Biography, bibliography, and catalog of the works by and about Carl Hertzog, Printer., (Order No: 28829 ), $30.00

175. Lowry, Glenn D. (with Susan Nemazee), A JEWELER'S EYE: ISLAMIC ARTS OF THE BOOK FROM THE VEVER COLLECTION, University of Washington Pr., Seattle, WA, (1988), B&W and color ill., 240pp, good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0295966777 Islamic illumination of books and manuscripts., (Order No: 17329 ), $12.50

176. Macdonald, Augustin S., LITTLE LITERARY LIGHTS: PERSONAL PREFERENCES IN ART, LITERATURE, FLOWERS, MUSIC, John J. Newbegin, San Francisco, CA, 1915, 59pp, good, black cloth spine, paper covered boards (hardcover), Essays on: art, poetry, etchers and etchings, books, music, novels, and the author's garden., (Order No: 32127 ), $15.00

177. Madan, Falconer, A CHART OF OXFORD PRINTING: '1468'-1900 WITH NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1904, B&W ill., color charts, 50pp, charts, very good, wraps (softcover) bound in pamphlet binder, An attempt to exhibit the fluctuations in the output of the Printing press at Oxford, and to illustrate them by annals, notes and lists., (Order No: 54267 ), $40.00

178. Maggs Bros., ENGLISH LITERATURE & PRINTING FROM THE 15TH TO THE 18TH CENTURY PART I AND PART II - TWO VOLUME SET, Maggs Bros., London, 1928, very good, original wraps recased in cloth bindings (hardcover), Part I (A-L), Catalogue 503, and Part II (M-Z), Catalogue 505. Both parts have been bound in brown cloth, but unfortunately the bindings are not the same. A useful reference, and well preserved in these cloth bindings., (Order No: 15789 ), $45.00

179. Mahony, Bertha E.; Latimer, Louise Payson; and, Folmsbee, Beulah (compiled by), ILLUSTRATORS OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS 1744-1945, The Horn Book, Inc., Boston, MA, (1970), B&W illustrations, 527pp, very good+, green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket EX-LIB, ISBN ISBN 0876750153 Minimal ex-lib markings., (Order No: 58600 ), $10.00

180. Mandeville, Mildred S., THE USED BOOK PRICE GUIDE - 1977 SUPPLEMENT TO THE 5 YEAR EDITION, Price Guide Publishers, Kenmore, WA, 1977, 479pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover), ISBN 09111827617 Although now dated, still useful for bibligraphic and relative valuations., (Order No: 8545 ), $10.00

181. Marrot, H. V., A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WORKS OF JOHN GALSWORTHY, Burt Franklin, New York, (1968), 252pp, very good+, gray cloth (hardcover), Originally published in 1928. "Burt Franklin: Bibliography and Reference Series #184.", (Order No: 30007 ), $6.00

182. Maser, Mary Louise Jarden and Maser, Frederick E. (essays by) (foreword by James Tanis), CHRISTINA ROSSETTI IN THE MASER COLLECTION - INCLUDING A GROUP OF CHRISTINA'S LETTERS, Bryn Mawr College Library, Bryn Mawr, PA, 1991, B&W illustrations, 123pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 30005 ), $25.00

183. Mattila, Robert W. (with an introductory essay by Evelyn Stefansson Nef), A CHRONOLOGICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE PUBLISHED WORKS OF VILHJALMUR STEFANSSON, (1879-1962), Dartmouth College Libraries, Hanover, NH, (1978), B&W frontis, 66pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Comprising Books, Articles, Reviews, and Introductions to other Works with an Alphabetical Index., (Order No: 35206 ), $30.00

184. McCracken, Harold, FREDERIC REMINGTON ARTIST OF THE OLD WEST, J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia, (1947) 1st ed, B&W ill., and color plates, 157pp, very good+, black cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), With a Bibliographical Check List of Remington Pictures and Books., (Order No: 1159 ), $15.00

185. McDiarmid, E. W., THE LIBRARY SURVEY - PROBLEMS AND METHODS, American Library Association, Chicago, IL, 1940, 243pp, good, maroon buckram cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB, (Order No: 52559 ), $14.50

186. McGarry, Daniel D. and White, Sarah Harriman, HISTORICAL FICTION GUIDE: AN ANNOTATED CHRONOLOGICAL, GEOGRAPHICAL AND TOPICAL LIST OF SELECTED HISTORICAL NOVELS, The Scarecrow Press, Inc., New York, 1963 1st ed, 628pp, good, green cloth (hardcover), "Five Thousand Selected Historical Novels.", (Order No: 35369 ), $17.50

187. McGregor Marylee G. (compiled by), GUIDE TO THE MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS OF COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG - SECOND EDITION, Colonial Williamsburg, Inc., Williamsburg, VA, 1969, unpaginated, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 59709 ), $14.50

188. McMurtrie, Douglas C., THE GOLDEN BOOK: THE STORY OF FINE BOOKS AND BOOKMAKING - PAST & PRESENT, Pascal Covici, Publisher, Chicago, IL, 1927 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 406pp, good+, decorated blue cloth, teg (hardcover), This edition limited to 2,000 copies. Inscribed by Edwin E. Willoughby, author of "A Printer of Shakespeare.", (Order No: 37256 ), $45.00

189. Meisel, Max, BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN NATURAL HISTORY - THE PIONEER CENTURY 1769-1865 -- THREE VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Maurizio Martino Publisher, Mansfield Centre, CT, 1994, fine, red cloth (hardcover) still in original shrinkwrap, ISBN 1578980291 Quality reprint of the 1924-1928 edition. Thousands of detailed annotated bibliographic entries of all publications relating to American natural history published through 1924 on the Pioner Century. Limited to 100 sets: Volume I, 244pp; Volume II, 741pp; and, Volume III, 749pp., (Order No: 51143 ), $150.00

190. Michaels, Carolyn Clugston, CHILDREN'S BOOK COLLECTING, Library Professional Pub., Hamden, CT, 1993, B&W illustrations, 197pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0208022678 "This informative and engaging book synthesizes a passion (children's books) with a hobby (collecting) to give a full, fascinating picture of and guide to a rapidly growing field of interest.", (Order No: 55815 ), $25.00

191. Michel, Pierre, JAMES GOULD COZZENS: AN ANNOTATED CHECKLIST, Kent State University Press, Kent,OH, (1971), 123pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), ISBN 087338122X, (Order No: 49365 ), $8.50

192. Miller, Bertha Mahony; and, Field, Elinor Whitney (edited by), NEWBERY MEDAL BOOKS: 1922-1955, The Horn Book, Incorporated, Boston, MA, 1955, 458pp, very good+, light brown cloth (hardcover), "with their Author's Acceptance Papers & Related Material chiefly from the HORN BOOK MAGAZINE - Horn Book Papers Volume I.", (Order No: 49792 ), $8.50

193. Miller, Genevieve (edited by), A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WRITINGS OF HENRY E. SIGERIST, McGill University Press, Montreal, 1966, B&W frontis, 113pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The bibliography contains 520 items and is a complete list of Sigerist's numerous published works., (Order No: 33642 ), $25.00

194. Molinaro, Julius A. (compiled by), A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SIXTEENTH-CENTURY ITALIAN VERSE COLLECTIONS IN THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO LIBRARY, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, (1969), B&W ill., 126pp, very good, decorated orange cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0802016324, (Order No: 35388 ), $20.00

195. Moore, Isabel, TALKS IN A LIBRARY WITH LAURENCE HUTTON, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1905, B&W ill., 458pp, ads, good+, gray cloth (hardcover), Almost everything in Mr. Hutton's library was associated with some notable person or interesting event. Mrs. Moore describes this rare collection in a bright entertaining way and brings up many pleasant memories of this genial and cultivated owner., (Order No: 32231 ), $12.50

196. Mumby, Frank A. (with a bibliography by W. H. Peet), THE ROMANCE OF BOOK SELLING: A HISTORY FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, Scarecrow Reprint Corp., Metuchen, NJ, 1967, 491pp, very good, light brown cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 61561 ), $15.00

197. Muther, Richard, DIE DEUTSCHE BUCHERILLUSTRATION DER GOTHIK UND FRUHRENAISSANCE (1460-1530) ERSTER BAND & ZWEITER BAND - [TWO VOLUMES IN ONE], G. Hirth's Verlag, Munchen, 1922, B&W illustrations, good+, 3/4 leather (hardcover) wear to edges and spine, Originally published in 1884. Title translates to: "German Book Illustrations of the Gothic and Early Renaissance Periods." Clean and tight copy on acidic, yellowing paper stock, wear to extremities of cover. Volume I, 297 pages; Volume II, 263 pages reproducing woodcuts, engravings, and etchings from early printed books., (Order No: 59842 ), $175.00

198. Nakamura, Joyce (editor), SOMETHING ABOUT THE AUTHOR: AUTOBIOGRAPHY SERIES - VOLUME 18, Gale Research, Inc., Detroit, MI, (1994) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 398pp, very good++, decorated red cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0810344661 Autobiographies include: George Ancona; Rachel Anderson; Paul Biegel; Carol Carrick; Alden R. Carter; Janina Domanska; Mary Ann Hoberman; Johanna Hurwitz; Paul B. Janeczko; Barbara Ker Wilson; R. R. Knudson; Elizabeth Levy; Christobel Mattingly; Lorus J. and Margery Milne; Shirley Rousseau Murphy; Amy Schwartz; and, Zoa Sherburne., (Order No: 36200 ), $25.00

199. Nash, Ray, AMERICAN PENMANSHIP 1800-1850, American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, MA, 1969, B&W illustrations, 303pp, fine, black cloth (hardcover), "A History of Writing and a Bibliography of Copybooks from Jenkins to Spencer.", (Order No: 16481 ), $30.00

200. Nevill, Ralph, OLD ENGLISH SPORTING BOOKS, The Studio Limited, London, 1924, 107 plates (24 are colored), 34pp of text, good++, teg, orange cloth (hardcover) spine lightly sunned, Limited to 1500 copies., (Order No: 10195 ), $85.00

201. Nevins, Allan, THE PRICE OF SURVIVAL, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1967) 1st ed, 31pp, very good+, blue cloth spine (hardcover) (no dj as published), Nevins address at the opening of an exhibition, "The House of Harper, 150 Years of Publishing in America, " at the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York on May 25, 1967., (Order No: 34412 ), $10.00

202. Newton, A. Edward, A MAGNIFICENT FARCE; AND OTHER DIVERSIONS OF A BOOK-COLLECTOR, The Atlantic Monthly Press, Boston, (1921) 4th ptg, B&W illustrations, 267pp, very good, teg (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 20145 ), $7.50

203. Norton, Wesley, RELIGIOUS NEWSPAPERS IN THE OLD NORTHWEST TO 1861: A HISTORY, BIBLIOGRAPHY, AND RECORD OF OPINION, Ohio University Press, Athens, OH, (1977), 196pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0821401939 Norton sheds new light on the character and influence of the religious press in the antebellum period., (Order No: 44226 ), $8.00

204. Nowell-Smith, Simon, THE HOUSE OF CASSELL 1848-1958, Cassell & Company, Ltd., London, (1958), B&W illustrations, 299pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A history of this publishing house., (Order No: 55609 ), $10.00


206. O'Neill, Patrick, GUNTER GRASS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1955-1975, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, (1976), 108pp, fine, green cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0802053629, (Order No: 35347 ), $12.50

207. Oliphant, Dave (editor), THE LIBRARY CHRONICLE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN - NEW SERIES NUMBER 42/43, University of Texas, Austin, TX, (1988), B&W illustrations, 206pp, very good|++, wraps (softcover), Essays include: Hartley Grattan: The Man and His Collection; The Correspondence of Miles Franklin and C. Hartley Grattan; Australian Painting of the Sixties in the Mertz Collection; and much more., (Order No: 59592 ), $20.00

208. Oswald, John Clyde, PRINTING IN THE AMERICAS - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Kennikat Press, Inc., Port Washington, NY, (1965), B&W illustrations, 2 vols, 565pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB, First published in one volume in 1937., (Order No: 52877 ), $15.00

209. Paltsits, Victor Hugo, A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE SEPARATE AND COLLECTED WORKS OF PHILIP FRENEAU; TOGETHER WITH AN ACCOUNT OF HIS NEWSPAPERS, Burt Franklin, New York, (1968), B&W illustrations, 96pp, fine, teal colored cloth (hardcover), Originally published in 1903. Burt Franklin: Bibliography and Reference Series #185., (Order No: 31469 ), $17.50

210. Parker, Peter (editor) and Kermode, Frank (consultant editor), A READER'S GUIDE TO THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY NOVEL, Oxford University Press, New York, 1995, 748pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0195211537 A unique and invaluable guide to modern fiction., (Order No: 49642 ), $10.00

211. Patten, Gilbert, FRANK MERRIWELL'S "FATHER": AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY BY GILBERT PATTEN ("BURT L. STANDISH"), University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK, (1964), B&W illustrations, 331pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Autobiography of Burt L. Standish, the author of the Frank and Dick Merriwell stories of the late 1800s., (Order No: 3656 ), $7.50

212. Pearl, M. L. (foreword by G. D. H. Cole), WILLIAM COBBETT: A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ACCOUNT OF HIS LIFE AND TIMES, Oxford University Press, London, 1953, 266pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), review slip, The occasion of this book was the acquisition by Nuffield College of the very full collection of Cobbett's writings amassed by Professor G. D. H. Cole. It is a combination of bibliography and biography, built around a fuller and more complete account of Cobbett's voluminous writings, in both England and American, than has yet been given., (Order No: 30102 ), $85.00

213. Peckham, Howard H., HISTORICAL AMERICANA - BOOKS FROM WHICH OUR EARLY HISTORY IS WRITTEN, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI, (1980), B&W illustrations, 193pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0472063200, (Order No: 53205 ), $5.00

214. Peich, Michael (compiled and edited by), THE FIRST TEN: A PENMAEN BIBLIOGRAPHY, The Penmaen Press, Lincoln, MA, 1978, B&W illustrations, 34pp, plates, fine, blue cloth (hardcover) in very good+ slipcase, ISBN 091577819X One of the deluxe edition of 100 copies signed by those Penmaen associates present at the Press's celebration of its first ten years., (Order No: 59342 ), $75.00

215. Perman, Dagmar Horna (edited by), BIBLIOGRAPHY AND THE HISTORIAN, Clio Press, Santa Barbara, CA, (1968), B&W figures, 176pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The Conference at Belmont of the Joint Committee on Bibliographical Services to History, May 1967. In this volume, historians, bibliographers, librarians and information scientists have joined to analyze the problem that bibliographical tools are no longer adequate., (Order No: 39879 ), $6.00

216. Piersantelli, Guiseppe; Saginati, Liana; Calcagno, Giacomina, LA COLLEZIONE DANTESCA DELLA BIBLIOTECA CIVICA BERIO DE GENOVA - THE COLLECTION OF DANTE BERIO IN THE GENOA CITY LIBRARY, Leo S. Olschki Editore, Firenze, 1966, 507pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 59788 ), $125.00

217. Poska, Valentine J., MICROBIBLIOTRIVIA: A CURIOUS ADVENTURE IN MINIATURE BOOKS (BOUND WITH SECOND, THIRD AND FOURTH - 4 VOLUME SET), published by the author, San Antonio, TX, B&W ill., a few color ill., very good, bound in full brown leather (hardcover), Author was a devoted collector of miniature books and published this series starting in 1984 with A CURIOUS ADVENTURE IN MINATURE BOOKS, and bound here together with 1985 A SECOND CURIOUS ADVENTURE ...; 1986 A THIRD CURIOUS ADVENTURE ...; and, 1987 A FOURTH CURIOUS ADVENTURE..., (Order No: 61007 ), $185.00

218. Prideaux, Colonel W. F., NOTES FOR A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF EDWARD FITZGERALD, Frank Hollings, London, 1901, B&W frontis, 88pp, good, brown cloth w/some edgewear (hardcover), These Bibliographical Notes, which, in their original form, were published in NOTES AND QUERIES during the spring of 1900, were compiled, partly from a wish to present in a compendious form a list of FitzGerald's works, accompanied by such information as was available regarding the circumstances under which they were respectively written, and partly in the hope that they might form a stepping-stone to a more general acquaintance with the writings in question., (Order No: 34793 ), $35.00

219. Pronzini, Bill and Muller, Marcia, 1001 MIDNIGHTS, Arbor House, New York, (1986), 879pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0877956227 This book is comprised of 1001 plot summaries, author biographies, and critical evaluations of classic and important crime and espionage novels, as well as short story collections seminal to the genre. Important addition to the library of the mystery reader. An essential reference on mysteries and detective fiction., (Order No: 24295 ), $80.00

220. Purdy, Richard L., THOMAS HARDY, O.M. 1840-1928 - CATALOGUE OF A MEMORIAL EXHIBITION OF FIRST EDITIONS, AUTOGRAPH LETTERS AND MANUSCRIPTS, Yale University Library, New Haven, CT, 1928, 41pp, good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 59793 ), $10.00

221. Purdy, Sean (with a biographical sketch of Robert S. Kenny by Tom Reid), RADICALS AND REVOLUTIONARIES: THE HISTORY OF CANADIAN COMMUNISM FROM THE ROBERT S. KENNY COLLECTION, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, (1998), B&W and color illustrations, 68pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0772760268 An Exhibition Held at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, April 27, 1998 - July 10, 1998." RADICALS AND REVOLUTIONARIES explores a significant yet neglected area in Canadian history - the experiences of the radical workers' movement and the Communist Party of Canada. Labour historian Sean Purdy curated the exhibition, selecting items from the Robert S. Kenny collection. This collection contains extensive holdings of books, pamphlets, broadsides, and other printed ephemera, including buttons, ribbons, and posters, as well as non-print itmes such as photographs and manuscript material. The collection was donated to the Thomas Fisher Library by CPC member and avid collector, Robert S. Kenny (1905-1993)., (Order No: 31300 ), $20.00

222. Putnam, Geo. Haven, BOOKS AND THEIR MAKERS DURING THE MIDDLE AGES: VOLUME II. 1500-1709 -- ONLY VOLUME II, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1897 1st ed, 538pp, good, maroon cloth, teg (hardcover), A STUDY OF THE CONDITIONS OF THE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF LITERATURE FROM THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE TO THE CLOSE OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY, Volume II - Only !!!, (Order No: 25893 ), $25.00

223. Queen, Ellery, THE DETECTIVE SHORT STORY - A BIBLIOGRAPHY, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, 1942 1st ed, 146pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), "A detective story is a tale of ratiocination, complete with crime and/or mystery, suspects, investigation, clues, deduction, and solution; in its purest form, the chief character should be a detective, amateur or profesional, who devotes most of his (or her) time to the problems of detection.", (Order No: 48398 ), $65.00

224. Quinby, Henry Cole, RICHARD HARDING DAVIS - A BIBLIOGRAPHY, E. P. Dutton & Company, New York, (1924), B&W illustrations, 294pp, very good, green cloth, teg (hardcover) small stain foreedge, "Being a record of his literary life, of his achievements as a correspondent in six years, and his efforts in behalf of the Allies in the Great War.", (Order No: 46484 ), $22.50

225. Quinn, Arthur Hobson, AMERICAN FICTION - AN HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL SURVEY, D. Appleton-Century Company, New York, (1936) 1st ed, 805pp, good, maroon cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 48189 ), $7.00

226. Rabinowicz, Harry M., THE JEWISH LITERARY TREASURES OF ENGLAND AND AMERICA, Thomas Yoseloff, New York, (1962), B&W ill., 166pp, good w/lightly edgeworn dustjacket (hardcover), Detailing the history and development of seventeen famous libraries in England and the United States, Dr. Rabinowicz gives fascinating, concise, and accurate information on the priceless Hebrew literary treasures they contain., (Order No: 35019 ), $6.00

227. Rex, Percy Fielitz (edited by Fredrika A. Burrows; bibiliography of first editions edited by Stephen W. Sullwold), THE PROLIFIC PENCIL: A BIOGRAPHY OF JOSEPH CROSBY LINCOLN, William S. Sullwold Pub., Taunton, MA, 1980 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 322pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0884920372 This is the story of Joseph Crosby Lincoln as told by the late Reverend Percy Fielitz Rex of Pocasset on Cape Cod. It is the story of a poet and "yarn" spinner who wrote verse for a bicycle magazine and short stories about his native Cape Cod for the national magazine market, and who created memorable characters and situations, all of which take place in the small towns of the Cape Cod of sixty and more years ago., (Order No: 54470 ), $20.00

228. Reynolds, Quentin, THE FICTION FACTORY: FROM PULP ROW TO QUALITY STREET, Random House, New York, (1955) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 283pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "From Pulp Row to Quality Street." The story of 100 years of publishing at Street & Smith., (Order No: 373 ), $7.50

229. Reynolds, Paul R., THE MIDDLE MAN: THE ADVENTURES OF A LITERARY AGENT, William Morrow & Company, New York, 1972, 223pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Paul R. Reynolds has been a literary agent since 1927, and since 1968 he has served as president of the Society of Authors' Representatives., (Order No: 33814 ), $6.00

230. Richardson, Charles F., THE CHOICE OF BOOKS, E. P. Dutton & Company, New York, n.d. c1910, 208pp, very good, vellum spine, green cloth boards (hardcover), All about how to develop the habit of reading., (Order No: 46817 ), $10.00

231. Riling, Ray, GUNS AND SHOOTING: A SELECTED CHRONOLOGICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY, Ray Riling Arms Books Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1982, 407pp, index, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), Memorial Limited Edition of 500 copies., (Order No: 59796 ), $60.00

232. Roberts, Marion E.; and Crosby, Everett U., THE SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY RESTORATION: SIR WILLIAM DUGDALE & HIS CIRCLE, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 1993, B&W illustrations, 53pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) small nick on rear cover, Catalogue of an Exhibition of Early Printed Books held in the Tracy W. McGregor Room of the Alderman Library of the University of Virginia in September and October of 1993, the Exhibition being part of Medieval Past and Present, a program to Commemorate the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the Founding of the Medieval Circle at the University., (Order No: 54957 ), $17.50

233. Rock, James A. (compiled by), WHO GOES THERE: A BIBLIOGRAPHIC DICTIONARY OF PSEUDONYMOUS LITERATURE IN THE FIELDS OF FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION, James A. Rock & Co., Bloomington, IN, 1979, B&W ill., 202pp, good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0918736056 Being a guide to the works of authors who have contributed to the literature of fantasy and science fiction, and who have published some or all of their work pseudonymously., (Order No: 33371 ), $17.50

234. Roland, Charles G. and Potter, Paul, AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CANADIAN MEDICAL PERIODICALS, 1826-1975, Hannah Inst History of Medic, n.p., (1979), B&W illustrations, 77pp, very good++, dark blue/black cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0772012431 This bibliography is the descendant of an earlier work entitled A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CANADIAN MEDICAL PERIODICALS, WITH ANNOTATIONS. The present work attempts to rectify errors and omissions present in the earlier book and to continue the bibliography from 1934 down to 1975., (Order No: 48591 ), $12.50

235. Rosen, Ben, DIGITAL TYPE SPECIMENS: THE DESIGNER'S COMPUTER TYPE BOOK, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, (1991), 534pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by author, ISBN 0442235011 A book of 2,741 showings of display and text specimens, selected for excellence of design and general availability. A rich selection of excellent digital faces that are tastefully designed, visually distinct, skillfully produced and generally available in the U.S. marketplace. "One of a limited edition of twenty-five hard cover copies" signed by author, and again inscribed and signed by the author., (Order No: 35768 ), $60.00

236. Rosner, Charles, PRINTER'S PROGRESS: A COMPARATIVE SURVEY OF THE CRAFT OF PRINTING 1851 - 1951, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1951, B&W and color illustrations, 124pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 59016 ), $17.50

237. Rothenberg, Albert and Bette Greenberg, THE INDEX OF SCIENTIFIC WRITINGS ON CREATIVITY: CREATIVE MEN AND WOMEN, Archon Books, Hamden, CT, (1974), 117pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The first comprehensive bibliography of its kind, this book should help historians, philosophers, psychoanalysts, scientists, biographers, critics, and students in their approaches to the phenomenon of creativity--through what scientists have written since the late 1800's on the lives and works of creative people., (Order No: 36064 ), $14.50

238. Rudge, William Edwin, THE RUDGE RUBRIC - NUMBER FIVE - SEPTEMBER 1931, William Edwin Rudge, Publ., New York, 1931, 16pp, fine, wraps (softcover), A small booklet "Issued now and then by William Edwin Rudge, Publisher.", (Order No: 44821 ), $15.00

239. Sagendorph, Robb, AMERICA AND HER ALMANACS: WIT, WISDOM & WEATHER 1639-1970, Yankee, Inc., Dublin, NH, (1970), B&W illustrations, 318pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "This fascinating segment of Americana, for years second only to the Bible in most American homes, is reviewed wisely and wittily by America's foremost expert on almanacs.", (Order No: 2754 ), $5.00

240. Salaman, Malcolm C. (edited by Geoffrey Holme), BRITISH BOOK ILLUSTRATION YESTERDAY AND TO-DAY, The Studio, Ltd., London, 1923, B&W and color illustrations, 175pp, good, black cloth (hardcover), Forty pages of text followed by full page illustrations covering all aspects of book illustration in England., (Order No: 43022 ), $65.00

241. Schucking, Levin L., THE PURITAN FAMILY: A SOCIAL STUDY FROM THE LITERARY SOURCES, Schocken Books, New York, (1970), 196pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), First published in Germany in 1929. An investigation between literature and social values through a study of the effects of Puritanism, and particularly the Puritan family, upon the development of literary taste during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries., (Order No: 5634 ), $12.50

242. Scott, Temple (edited with an introduction, by), THE FRIENDSHIP OF BOOKS, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1926, ill. Harold Nelson, 246pp, good+, orange cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), First published in 1911. Contents include: Friends at home, Inspirers of the Heart, Educators of the Mind, Teachers in Life, Companions in Pleasure, and Silent Friendly Spirits., (Order No: 29183 ), $14.50

243. Scull, Penrose, PAPERMAKING IN THE BERKSHIRES, Hurlbut Paper Company, South Lee, MA, [1956], B&W illustrations, 42pp, good, wraps (softcover), The story of the Hurlbut Paper Company published in commemoration of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Company in April, 1806., (Order No: 49715 ), $25.00

244. Sestay, Catherine J., NEEDLEWORK: A SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO EMBROIDERY AND NEEDLEPOINT, The Scarecrow Press, Inc., Metuchen, NJ, 1982, 153pp, fine, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket as published), ISBN 0810815540, (Order No: 5029 ), $5.00

245. Shadur, Joseph, YOUNG TRAVELERS TO JERUSALEM, The Ingeborg Rennert Center, Ramat Gan, 1999, color frontis, B&W ill., 208pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 9652229199 AN ANNOTATED SURVEY OF AMERICAN AND ENGLISH JUVENILE LITERATURE ON THE HOLY LAND, 1785-1940. Among the innumerable works of travel, exploration, religion, and fiction dealing with the Holy Land and the neighboring regions are also books written for children and younsters. This survey traces the evolution of such English-language books throughout one hundred and fifty years--from the end of the 18th century into the 1930s., (Order No: 46634 ), $25.00

246. Shaw, Edward P., PROBLEMS AND POLICIES OF MALESHERBES AS DIRECTEUR DE LA LIBRAIRIE IN FRANCE (1750-1763), State University of New York, Albany, NY, (1966), 164pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author, In this study, Professor Shaw has concentrated on the means and manner by which Malesherbes interpreted the loose and complex legal codes governing publishing, and threaded his way among conflicting pressures from the trade, the court, and the intellectual community., (Order No: 35370 ), $12.50

247. Shaw, H., A GUIDE TO THE PRINCIPAL MANUSCRIPTS EARLY PRINTED BOOKS AUTOGRAPH LETTERS ETC. CONTAINED IN THE AUCKLAND FREE PUBLIC LIB, Brett Printing & Publishing, Auckland, New Zealand, 1908, 70pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) light rubbing front board, Items contained in the Auckland New Zealand Free Public Library., (Order No: 49299 ), $35.00

248. Shaylor, Joseph (compiled by); Lang, Andrew (introduction by), THE PLEASURES OF LITERATURE AND THE SOLACE OF BOOKS, The Literary Collector Co., New York, 1902, B&W illustrations, 143pp, good+, olive green cloth w/some fading, teg (hardcover), A collection of author's comments on the pleasures of books., (Order No: 36929 ), $20.00

249. Sheehan, Donald, THIS WAS PUBLISHING: A CHRONICLE OF THE BOOK TRADE IN THE GILDED AGE, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, 1952, 288pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), "Here for the first time is a history of the book publishing trade made possible because a number of prominent publishers have opened their archives for inspection.", (Order No: 55640 ), $6.00

250. Sheets, K. A., AMERICAN FISHING BOOKS 1743-1993 - A GUIDE TO VALUES, Anglers & Scholars, Ann Arbor, MI, 1993, 108pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), A Priced List of American Fishing Books, Catalogs & Periodicals Published Since 1743., (Order No: 59797 ), $20.00

251. Siberell, Lloyd Emerson (with an introduction by John Cowper Powys), A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE FIRST EDITIONS OF JOHN COWPER POWYS, The Ailanthus Press, Cincinnati, OH, 1934, B&W illustrations, 53pp, very good, brown cloth spine (hardcover) inscribed by the author, This first and only authorized Bibliography of The First Editions of John Cowper Powys by Lloyd Emerson Siberell with an introduction by John Cowper Powys is limited to 350 numbered copies of which 320 are for sale. DESIGNED BY P.J. This is copy No. 116. Inscribed by the author on the front free-endpaper to the author Herbert Faulkner West whose bookplate is on the front pastedown., (Order No: 54211 ), $65.00

252. Silverman, Al (edited by), THE BOOK OF THE MONTH: SIXTY YEARS OF BOOKS IN AMERICAN LIFE, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA, (1986), 335pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) BCE of course!, ISBN 0316101192 A collection of reviews, essays, articles, and author portraits from the Club's monthly NEWS, here is an unusual and highly entertaining literary history of the twentieth century., (Order No: 27724 ), $4.00

253. Skelton, R. A., DECORATIVE PRINTED MAPS OF THE 15TH TO 18TH CENTURIES - REVISED EDITION OF OLD DECORATIVE MAPS AND CHARTS, Spring Books, London, (1966) 2nd ptg, 84 B&W plates follow text, 80pp of text, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1952., (Order No: 3299 ), $15.00

254. Slauson, Allan B. (compiled under the direction of) - Library of Congress Periodical Division, A CHECK LIST OF AMERICAN NEWSPAPERS IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1901, 291pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) light bump to corners, Check list by states; Alphabetical Index of Titles; Alphabetical Index of Cities., (Order No: 44155 ), $75.00

255. Smith, Nora Archibald, KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN: AS HER SISTER KNEW HER, Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, 1925, B&W illustrations, 383pp, good+, green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 372 ), $6.00

256. Smith, William Jay, THE SPECTRA HOAX, Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, (1961) 1st ed, 158pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The story of the century's most successful literary spoof--how two talented and irreverent young men invented a new poetic "school" that set the critical world by its ears. With THE COMPLETE TEXT OF THE ORIGINAL SPECTRA and many later Spectric poems., (Order No: 43180 ), $12.00

257. Sotheby's, THE LIBRARY OF IRWIN SILVER - TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2005, Sotheby's, New York, 2005, color illustrations, 180pp, fine, wraps (softcover), 142 lots beautifully illustrated and described., (Order No: 45897 ), $10.00

258. Sotheby's, THE WARDINGTON LIBRARY IMPORTANT ATLASES & GEOGRAPHIES - PART TWO: L-Z, Sotheby's, London, 2006, color illustrations, 368pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover) SEE NOTE, Catalogue of the auction held 10 October 2006 in London. Prices realized are written in. Slight cant to the book block, front pastedown has small piece missing., (Order No: 54125 ), $85.00

259. Sotheby's, THE WARDINGTON LIBRARY: INCUNABULA AND THE WARDINGTON HOURS - SESSION ONE LOTS 1-43, Sotheby's, London, 2006, color illustrations, 124pp, very good+, red cloth (hardcover), Catalogue of the auction held 5 December 2006 in London. Prices realized laid in and written in., (Order No: 54126 ), $40.00

260. Sotheby's, MAGNIFICENT ORNITHOLOGY FROM THE COLLECTION OF BROOKS MCCORMICK SOLD FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRANE FOUNDATION, Sotheby's, New York, 2007, color illustrations, 143pp, fine, blue cloth (hardcover), Catalogue of the auction held in New York October 5, 2007. Lots 39 through 99 are ornitholgical prints, chiefly from Audubon's Double-Elephant Folio., (Order No: 54127 ), $25.00

261. Sotheby's, COLLECTION FRED FEINSILBER 1450 1960 - VOLUME 1 AND VOLUME 2, Sotheby's, Paris, 2006, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover) in shrinkwrapped slipcase, Catologues of auction PF6025 and PF6026 held in Paris 11 and 12 October 2006. Text in French and English. This set has never been opened from its original shrink wrap. Faint corner bump., (Order No: 54129 ), $50.00

262. Spargo, John, ANTHONY HASWELL: PRINTER - PATRIOT - BALLADER, The Tuttle Company, Rutland, VT, 1925, B&W illustrations, 293pp, very good, 3/4 leather (hardcover) light rubbing and edgewear, A BIOGRAPHICAL STUDY WITH A SELECTION OF HIS BALLADS AND AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAHICAL LIST OF HIS IMPRINTS. One of 300 copies signed by John Spargo. Born Portsmouth, England, in 1756, Haswell played a role in the early development of the State of Vermont, served in the Revolutionary War, was a Master Mason, a Balladier and poet, and publisher and printer., (Order No: 51435 ), $200.00

263. Spencer, Herbert, VARIOUS FRAGMENTS, D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1898, 209pp, good+, 3/4 leather, marbled boards, teg (hardcover), Contents include: The Bookselling-Question; An Element in Method; Professor Cairnes's Criticisms; Views Concerning Copyright; A Rejoinder to Mr. McLennan; Prof. Tait on the Formula of Evolution; Ability versus Information; Book-Distribution; and other chapters., (Order No: 30667 ), $25.00

264. Spielmann, M. H., and Jerrold, Walter, HUGH THOMSON: HIS ART, HIS LETTERS, HIS HUMOUR, AND HIS CHARM, A. & C. Black, Ltd., London, 1931, B&W and color illustrations, 269pp, good++, red cloth (hardcover) light fade to cloth, clean & tight, The life of Hugh Thomson, artist and book illustrator., (Order No: 37045 ), $22.50

265. Spitz, Ellen Handler (foreword by Robert Coles), INSIDE PICTURE BOOKS, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, (1999) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 230pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0300076029, (Order No: 61420 ), $5.00

266. Spitzer, Doreen Canaday (introducing the collector); Adelman, Seymour (introducing the collection), THE ADELMAN COLLECTION, Bryn Mawr College Library, Bryn Mawr, PA, 1976, B&W illustrations, 48pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), Catalog of the Seymour Adelman collection at Bryn Mawr College., (Order No: 35198 ), $20.00

267. Staff of American Book Collector, DIRECTORY OF SPECIALIZED AMERICAN BOOKDEALERS 1987-1988, The Moretus Press, Inc., New York, (1987), 520pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0896790134, (Order No: 42632 ), $10.00

268. Stanley, Edmund A., OF MEN AND DREAMS, Bowne & Co., Inc., New York, (1975), B&W ill, 83pp, good, red cloth (hardcover), The story of the people of Bowne & Co. and the fulfillment of their dreams in the company's 200 years from 1775 to 1975., (Order No: 35090 ), $5.00

269. Stein, Donna (curated and with an essay by); Garvey, Eleanor (introduction by), A CATALOGUE RAISONNE OF THE FIRST 26 BOOKS PUBLISHED BY VINCENT FITZGERALD & COMPANY FROM 1981-1992, Vincent FitzGerald & Co., n.p., (1992), B&W and color illustrations, 91pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 40529 ), $35.00

270. Stern, Madeleine B., IMPRINTS ON HISTORY: BOOK PUBLISHERS AND AMERICAN FRONTIERS, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, 1956, B&W illustrations, 492pp, good+, black cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket) EX-LIB, Here, a few printers, and their allies, the publishers and booksellers, live again, recording the history they helped to make., (Order No: 39225 ), $12.50

271. Stratman, Carl J., AMERICAN THEATRICAL PERIODICALS, 1798-1967 - A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL GUIDE, Duke University Press, Durham, NC, 1970, 133pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0822302284 This bibliography is the first attempt to compile information on American theatrical periodicals published from the time of the first such magazine in 1798 to 1967., (Order No: 55694 ), $6.00

272. Summer, Celia, WITH A BOOK IN MY HAND, Stein and Day Publishers, New York, (1977), 164pp, good+ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), From the dustjacket, "Ms. Summer has been selling books for more than a decade at New York's prestigious Scribner Book Store where she has befriended the celebrities who visit Scribner's as customers; has becomes the 'house-mother-advisor' to authors who stop in to see how their books are doing; and has won the confidence and adoration of some of America's best known men and women.", (Order No: 50599 ), $6.00

273. Sutton, Walter, THE WESTERN BOOK TRADE, Ohio State University Press, Columbus, OH, 1961, 360pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), CINCINNATI AS A NINETEENTH-CENTURY PUBLISHING AND BOOK-TRADE CENTER, CONTAINING A DIRECTORY OF CINCINNATI PUBLISHERS, BOOKSELLERS, AND MEMBERS OF ALLIED TRADES, 1796-1880 AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY. This lively account of the spirited age in which Cincinnati flourished as a publishing and book-trade center is the first definitive treatment of the activities that earned the city the epithet "Literary Emporium of the West.", (Order No: 35373 ), $12.50

274. Targ, William (edited with and introduction and notes by), BIBLIOPHILE IN THE NURSERY: A BOOKMAN'S TREASURY OF COLLECTORS' LORE ON OLD AND RARE CHILDREN'S BOOKS, The World Publishing Co., Cleveland, (1957) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 503pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "A Bookman's Treasury of Collectors' Lore on Old and Rare Children's Books.", (Order No: 3658 ), $20.00

275. Tebbel, John, PAPERBACK BOOKS: A POCKET HISTORY, Pocket Books, Inc., New York, (1964) 1st ptg, 70pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 32468 ), $20.00

276. The Interlaken Mills, FAMOUS BOOKS AND THE INTERLAKEN CLOTHS IN WHICH THEY ARE BOUND, The Interlaken Mills, Providence, RI, [1931], B&W illustrations, 15pp, very good, dark blue cloth (hardcover), "This book is a convenient collection of the cloths which have been used for the binding of some of America's most famous non-fiction and reference works. ... This book reproduces advertisements which have been appearing for some time past ... opposite each advertisement is a sample of the INTERLAKEN cloth in which the book or books shown, is bound. We offer it as a permanent reference for the man who has to decide on 'What cloth to use?'" The books and their cloths shown include: THE BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE; NEW INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA; DUN'S REFERENCE BOOK BRADSTREET'S RATINGS; RAND MCNALLY COMMERCIAL ATLAS; MOODY'S MANUAL; SWEET'S ENGINEERING CATALOGUES; SCRIBNER'S ILLUSTRATED CLASSICS; LITERATURE & LIFE SERIES; GREGG SHORTHAND; NATIONAL DIARY; WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA; STEINMETZ' ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING; OXFORD BIBLE; CROWELL'S THESAURUS FUNK & WAGNAL'S DICTIONARY; and' GEN. PERSHING'S MEMOIRS. An Uncommon Item for your book binding or books on books collection., (Order No: 43288 ), $125.00

277. The New York Public Library: Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations, THE SPENCER COLLECTION OF ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, The New York Public Library, New York, 1928, B&W illustrations, 88pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 26957 ), $30.00

278. The Research Laboratories of the International Printing Ink Corporation, MONOGRAPHS ON COLOR: COLOR CHEMISTRY - COLOR AS LIGHT - COLOR IN USE -- THREE VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Int. Printing Ink Corp., New York, (1935), B&W and color illustrations, very good+, black cloth (hardcover) tissue jackets good slipcase, Nice set including: COLOR CHEMISTRY, 18pp; COLOR AS LIGHT, 21pp; and COLOR IN USE, 18pp followed by 40 examples of color relationships with color hue masks laid in., (Order No: 50173 ), $20.00

279. Thomas, Alan G., GREAT BOOKS AND BOOK COLLECTORS, Excalibur Books, New York, (1983), 250 B&W ill., 40 color plts., 280pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0671807927 First published in 1975., (Order No: 8437 ), $15.00

280. Thomas, Isaiah; McCorison, Marcus A. (edited by from the Second Edition), THE HISTORY OF PRINTING IN AMERICA: WITH A BIOGRAPHY OF PRINTERS & AN ACCOUNT OF NEWSPAPERS, Weathervane Books, New York, B&W frontis, 650pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 051717202X With a Biography of Printers & an Account of Newspapers by Isaiah Thomas L.L.D. This volume first appeared in 1810 and was based on Thomas's long fascination with his trade as well as upon his very extensive library of books and newspapers which he had collected to prepare such a history., (Order No: 27774 ), $6.00

281. Thomas, Mary Augusta (foreword by Nancy E. Gwinn) (essays by Michael Dirda and Storrs L. Olson), AN ODYSSEY IN PRINT - ADVENTURES IN THE SMITHSONIAN LIBRARIES, Smithsonian Institution Pr., Washington, DC, (2002) 2nd ptg, color illustrations, 179pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1588340368, (Order No: 46601 ), $6.00

282. Thomson, Susan Ruth (compiled by), KATE GREENAWAY - A CATALOGUE OF THE KATE GREENAWAY COLLECTION, RARE BOOK ROOM, DETROIT PUBLIC LIBRARY, Wayne State University Press, Detroit, MI, 1977, B&W and color illustrations, 211pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 081431581X, (Order No: 58268 ), $30.00

283. Thornton, Willis, NEWTON D. BAKER: AND HIS BOOKS, Pr. of Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, OH, (1954) 1st ptg, B&W frontis, 85pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The volumes from Newton D. Baker's personal library cited in this book represent a small selection from a much larger collection. The selection is limited to those books from which Mr. Baker's marginal and fly-leaf notes were drawn., (Order No: 26020 ), $5.00

284. Ticknor, Caroline, HAWTHORNE AND HIS PUBLISHER, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, 1913, B&W illustrations, 339pp, very good, olive green cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 52577 ), $15.00

285. Todd, William B. (edited by); Bowden, Ann (Associate Editor), THE PAPERS OF THE BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA - VOLUME SEVENTY- FOUR 1980, Bibliographical Soc. of Amer, New York, 1980, very good+, blue buckram cloth (hardcover), ISSN 0006-128X Volume 74 Nos 1, 2, 3, and 4 bound into one hardcover volume., (Order No: 34540 ), $20.00

286. Tredwell, Daniel M., A MONOGRAPH ON PRIVATELY ILLUSTRATED BOOKS: A PLEA FOR BIBLIOMANIA - ONE OF 250 COPIES, Privately Printed, Flatbush, Long Island, NY, 1892, 502pp, very good, 3/4 blue leather (hardcover) EX-LIB w/minimal marks, Exceptionally nice clean and tight copy of this classic. EX-LIB with small spine mark, book plate and empty card pocket only. This copy is one of 250 copies printed on hand-made paper and signed (facsimile) by the printer Theo. L. De Vinne - The De Vinne Press., (Order No: 53798 ), $175.00

287. Unwin, Stanley, THE TRUTH ABOUT A PUBLISHER: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL RECORD, George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, (1960), B&W ill., 455pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), An autobiography which tells us not only a great deal more about the adventure of publishing, but also about a many-sided character with an enormous capacity for enjoying everything he does., (Order No: 34182 ), $10.00

288. Urness, Carol (foreword by), JAMES FORD BELL AND HIS BOOKS: THE NUCLEUS OF A LIBRARY, Associates James Ford Bell, Minneappolis, MN, 1993, 85pp, very good++, black cloth and reddish boards (hardcover), Contributors include: Charles H. Bell; Brad Oftelie; James Ford Bell; Edward B. Stanford; John Parker., (Order No: 44232 ), $7.50

289. V. Rawennoff, O. Bozejovsky, MODERN EUROPEAN CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATORS, Bohem's Artists, Zurich, Switzerland, (1982), B&W and color illustrations, 135pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 3856370382 Preface text in German, English, French, Spanish and Italian., (Order No: 60900 ), $50.00

290. Valle, Rafael Heliodoro, BIBLIOGRAFIA MAYA - BURT FRANKLIN BIBLIOGRAPHY AND REFERENCE SERIES 436, Burt Franklin, New York, (1971), 404pp, fine, light brown cloth (hardcover) owners name on top/bot edges, ISBN 0833736116 Originally published 1937-41, (Order No: 59647 ), $25.00

291. van Egmond, Peter, ROBERT FROST: A REFERENCE GUIDE 1974-1990, G. K. Hall & Co., Boston, MA, (1991) 1st ptg, 148pp, very good+, maroon cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket as issued), ISBN 0816172714 Essentially a compilation of the writings about Robert Frost, 1974-1990., (Order No: 14131 ), $5.00

292. Wainwright, Nicholas B., PHILADELPHIA IN THE ROMANTIC AGE OF LITHOGRAPHY, The Historical Society of PA, Philadelphia, 1958 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 261pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "An illustrated history of early lithography in Philadelphia with a descriptive list of Philadelphia scenes made by Philadelphia lithographers before 1866.", (Order No: 2397 ), $25.00

293. Waldman, Milton, AMERICANA: THE LITERATURE OF AMERICAN HISTORY, Henry Holt and Co., New York, 1925, 14 B&W ill., 271pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket) wear to spine, From the foreword, the author became interested in, and has written here about, "...the old and rare books which contain the earliest printed sources of American history." Covered are early exploration, settlements, the 18th century, and early printing., (Order No: 8471 ), $10.00

294. Waters, William P. (edited and published by), JUNGLE OF DREAMS: THE TARZAN MYTHOS OF EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS, William P. Waters, Springfield, IL, (1990), B&W illustrations, 68pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Contents include: ERB and Tarzan: Parallel Portraits; The Great Apes of Tarzan; The Psychological Evolution of Tarzan of the Apes; The Friendly Ape-Man; Greystoke-A Review for the Burroughs Bibliophile; The Tarzan Mythos, and more., (Order No: 60144 ), $20.00

295. Weber, Nicholas Fox, THE ART OF BABAR: THE WORK OF JEAN AND LAURENT DE BRUNHOFF, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, (1989), B&W and color illustrations, 191pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0810918935 The author has worked with Laurent de Brunhoff to recapture aspects of the artist's childhood in France and the values that he grew up with., (Order No: 36828 ), $14.50

296. Wegelin, Oscar, EARLY AMERICAN FICTION 1774-1830 -- THIRD EDITION, CORRECTED AND ENLARGED, Peter Smith, New York, 1929, 37pp, index, very good, black cloth (hardcover), "A Compilation of the Titles of Works of Fiction, by Writers Born or Residing in North America, North of the Mexican Border and Printed Previous to 1831.", (Order No: 53750 ), $7.50

297. Weitenkampf, Frank, ILLUSTRATED BOOKS OF THE PAST FOUR CENTURIES, The New York Public Library, New York, 1920, 42pp, very good, wraps (softcover), A Record of the Exhibition Held in the Print Gallery of The New York Public Library in 1919., (Order No: 26950 ), $15.00

298. Weitenkampf, Frank, THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY: THE CRADLE OF MODERN BOOK ILLUSTRATION, The New York Public Library, New York, 1938, B&W illustrations, 19pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Book Illustration Before Duerer - An Exhibition and List., (Order No: 26951 ), $30.00

299. Wemyss, Stanley, THE GENERAL GUIDE TO RARE AMERICANA - NEW ENLARGED EDITION, published by the author, Philadelphia, PA, 1950, 323pp, good, maroon cloth (hardcover), A hand book and guide to the Rare and Notable Books relating to America. With chdronological and regional inventories of early printed books in the United States and a Key to American Imprints 1639-1889., (Order No: 53118 ), $7.50

300. West, Herbert Faulkner, THE IMPECUNIOUS AMATEUR LOOKS BACK - THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A BOOKMAN, Westholm Publications, Hanover, NH, 1966, B&W frontis, 233pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), One of 500 signed copies. "This book is an attempt to tell the story of the life of a man in the world of books: as a teacher of Comparative Literature, as founder and director of the Friends of Dartmouth Library, as book collector, as traveller seeking rare books, as a rare book dealer, and as the publisher of Westholm Publications.", (Order No: 50655 ), $20.00

301. Wiborg, Frank B., PRINTING INK: A HISTORY - WITH A TREATISE ON MODERN METHODS OF MANUFACTURE AND USE, Harper & Brothers, Publ., New York, 1926 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 299pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "A complete story of the use and development of printing inks by an authority who writes with a knowledge based on many years of study and actual experience.", (Order No: 52754 ), $35.00

302. Wilberforce, Eames, THE FIRST YEAR OF PRINTING IN NEW-YORK: MAY, 1693 TO APRIL, 1694, The New York Public Library, New York, 1928, B&W illustrations, 25pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 26949 ), $25.00

303. Willis, J. H., LEONARD AND VIRGINIA WOOLF AS PUBLISHERS: THE HOGARTH PRESS, 1917-41, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville, VA, (1992), 451pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0813913616, (Order No: 60283 ), $15.00

304. Willoughby, Edwin Eliott, A PRINTER OF SHAKESPEARE: THE BOOKS AND TIMES OF WILLIAM JAGGARD, Philip Allan & Co., Ltd., London, 1934 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 304pp, fine, blue cloth (hardcover) inscribed by author, An exceptionally nice copy!!, (Order No: 36140 ), $75.00

305. Wilson, Adrian and Wilson, Joyce Lancaster, A MEDIEVAL MIRROR: SPECULUM HUMANAE SALVATIONIS 1324-1500, University of California Pr., Berkeley, CA, (1984) 1st ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 230pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0520051947 The "Speculum humanae salvationis, or Mirror of Human Salvation," occupies a unique place in the history of the book. It is the only medieval work that exists in manuscripts, in blockbooks, and in sixteen later incunabula. Its popularity was so great that more than 350 manuscripts, nearly all with miniatures, have survived., (Order No: 55386 ), $125.00

306. Wilson, Rufus Rockwell (with Otilie Erickson Wilson), NEW YORK IN LITERATURE: THE STORY TOLD IN THE LANDMARKS OF TOWN AND COUNTRY, The Primavera Press, Inc., Elmira, NY, 1947, 372pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), "An attempt is made in these pages to tell the story of New York in literature as reflected in the landmarks of town and country, thus dealing with a large section of our literary annals in a manner that blends recorded fact with intimate personal impression.", (Order No: 21801 ), $5.00

307. Winterich, John T., EARLY AMERICAN BOOKS & PRINTING, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, (1981), 8 B&W illustrations, 253pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) owner's name, ISBN 0486241718 First published in 1935., (Order No: 48202 ), $4.50

308. Wise, Thomas J. (edited by Todd B. William; essays by John Carter; Graham Pollard; and, William B. Todd), THOMAS J. WISE: CENTENARY STUDIES, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, (1959) 2nd ptg, 128pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Included are Wise's original Introduction to the BROWNING LIBRARY, his letters to bookseller J. E. Cornish, his extraordinary letter to Sir Edmund Gosse, and a note to H. Buxton Forman. Wise is perhaps remembered today as the greatest malefactor in all of literary history., (Order No: 34369 ), $20.00

309. Wise, Thomas James (collected by), A SHELLEY LIBRARY: A CATALOGUE OF PRINTED BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS AND AUTOGRAPH LETTERS BY PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY ..., Haskell House Publishers, New York, 1971, 164pp, very good+, light brown cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0838311237 First published in 1924 "... HARRIET SHELLEY AND MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT SHELLEY.", (Order No: 60196 ), $20.00

310. Wolf, Edwin & Fleming, John F., ROSENBACH - LIMITED EDITION OF 250 COPIES NUMBERED AND SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS, World Publishing Co., Cleveland, (1960) 1st ed, 35 B&W ill., 616pp, near fine, chipped original glassine jacket (hardcover) slipcase, This copy is Number 96 of Two Hundred and Fifty copies of the first edition signed by both authors. Near fine hardcover, black cloth spine and brown cloth boards, with lightly chipped original glassing dustcover, and in original slipcase which is lightly worn and faded., (Order No: 32 ), $225.00

311. Wright, Roberta Hughes (compiled by), AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY, BOOKS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA AND GEORGIA SEA ISLANDS, Charro Book Company, Inc., Southfield, MI, n.d., B&W illustrations, 84pp, very good++, pictorial boards (hardcover) owner's name, This unusual history is presented in this book in the form of personal memories of the author, anecdotes and transcriptions of interviews, letters and other documents, material derived from books and articles, lists and genealogical charts, factual but lively narrative, and over two hundred illustrations, most of which have never before been made public., (Order No: 47700 ), $35.00

312. Wyatt, Andrea (compiled by), A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WORKS BY LARRY EIGNER, 1937-1969 -- [EIGNER: A BIBLIOGRAPHY], Oyez, Berkeley, CA, 1970, 82pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by author, Contents include: Books, Booklets, and Broadsheets by Larry Eigner; Books, Booklets, &c. with Contributions by Larry Eigner; Contributions by Larry Eigner to Periodicals; Translations of Works by Larry Eigner; Indices., (Order No: 53741 ), $10.00

313. Yoder, Don (translated and edited by), THE PICTURE-BIBLE OF LUDWIG DENIG: A PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN EMBLEM BOOK, Hudson Hills Press, New York, (1990) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, fine, brown cloth (hardcover) in fine slipcase, ISBN 1555950345 Two volumes: Volume I; The Artist and His World, The Book and Its Sources, The Picture-Bible of Ludwig Denig: The texts in translation, 180pp; Volume II, Facsimile of The Picture-Bible of Ludwig Denig., (Order No: 28815 ), $30.00

314. Young, Arthur P., BOOKS FOR SAMMIES: THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION AND WORLD WAR I, Beta Phi Mu, Pittsburgh, PA, 1981, B&W illustrations, 149pp, fine, green cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0910230153 Beta Phi Mu Chapbood Number Fifteen. A definitive study of the American Library Association's activities during World War I., (Order No: 38071 ), $7.50

315. Zeisel, William (editor), CENSORSHIP: 500 YEARS OF CONFLICT, The New York Public Library, New York, (1984), B&W and color ill., 144pp, good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0871042843 This volume was published to accompany the inaugural exhibition in The New York Public Library's D. Samuel and Jean H. Gottesman Exhibition Hall. The most comprehensive exhibition ever mounted on the subject, it was designed to examine, interpret, and illustrate landmark struggles of censorship from the advent of printing to the present day., (Order No: 23129 ), $14.50

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