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Bibliography, Books on Books, Printing

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201 British Children's Books in the Twentieth Century 0525272305 / 9780525272304
Eyre, Frank
New York: E. P. Dutton and Co., 1973. First U.S. Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine Book 
Orange cloth, lettered in black. Cloth very slightly split along approx. 1/2" inch of lower front joint gutter, a very slight defect that appears original to issue, slightly foxed top text block edge, else Fine. Light shelf wear to dust jacket, spine panel a bit sunned. 208 pp., illus. BIBL0210 
Price: 5.00 USD
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202 British Museum - Guide to the Exhibited Manuscripts, Part III: Illuminated Manuscripts and Bindings of Manuscripts Exhibited in The Grenville Library 

London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1912. First Edition
Buckram 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. Not Issued 
Dark plum buckram, spine panel lettered in gilt. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Text block is lightly dampstained along bottom edge, bleeding approx. 1/2" into bottom margins, affecting no text or illustrations; both covers show light evidence of this moisture contact along bottom edge, and lower rear cover is slightly warped. Interior clean and bright. A second, identical title page, likley the original front cover, toned, is laid in. 49 pp., illus. w/ 20 b&w plates. BIBL0325 
Price: 10.00 USD
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203 British Sporting and Animal Prints 1658-1874 [Sport in Art and Books: The Paul Mellon Collection] 0905005546 / 9780905005546
Snelgrove, Dudley (compiler)
London and New Haven, CT: Tate Gallery/Yale Center for British Art, 1981. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Fine 
Orange cloth, with front panel wheat sheaf device in gold foil, gold foil on black title label on upper spine panel. As issued. Dust jacket is very slightly rubbed at head of spine and shows hints of shelf wear, vritually as issued, now in Brodart sleeve. xxii,257 pp., illus. w/ 25 full-page color plates, 114 full-page b&w plates. 014397 
Price: 95.00 USD
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204 Bromer Booksellers Sixty Artistic Bookbindings: Catalog 35 

Boston, MA: Bromer Booksellers (Anne and David Bromer), First Edition
Hard Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued 
Black polished 1/4 paper, ribbed gray paper covered boards. Slightly rubbed spine extremities. Front board mildly warped and lifting along fore-edge. Unpaginated. 105 catalogued entries, illus. w/ b&w plates, 2 color slides tipped in on rear flyleaf. Binding tag of Francis Guelker mounted on rear pastedown. Quite scarce in hardcover. BIBL0156 
Price: 35.00 USD
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205 Brown University Library: The Library of the College or University in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations in New England in America 1767-1782 [#558/675] 
Van Hoesen, Henry Bartlett
Providence, RI: Privately Printed, First Edition
Hard Cover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. VG+. Not Issued 
1/4 vellum, brown paper covered boards, paper title label mounted on front cover, deckled text block edges. 97 pp., rear colophon. No. 558 of an edition limited to 675 copies. Spine panel moderately toned; two areas of relatively minor pinkish soiling on front cover, one along the top edge, the other a thin line midway across cover beneath title label, both purely cosmetic blemishes. Small book plate of former owner James F. Barnett mounted on front pastedown. Circular area of light soiling on front flyleaf. BIBL0316 
Price: 15.00 USD
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206 Buch und Einband: Bilddokumente zur Buchgeschichtlichen Entwicklung aus neun Jahrhunderten 
Kurz, Gotthilf, Philipp Luidl, Herbert Moll, Werner Feldmann, usw.
Munich, Germany: Akademie fur das Grafische Gewerbe, 1977. First Edition
Unbound Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. VG+. N/A 
64 pp., unbound, composed by 1 unnumbered + 15 numbered single-fold sheets, approx. 11 x 15" (folded), in original stiff paper portfolio wrap. Illus. w/ color + b&w plates. History of notable examples of printing and bookbinding over nine centuries. Scarce. Interior virtually as issued; mild shelf wear to wraparound sleeve. Text in German. 006079 
Price: 35.00 USD
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207 Buch und Einband: Bilddokumente zur buchgeschichtlichen Entwicklung aus neun Jahrhunderten 
Kurz, Gotthilf, Philipp Luidl, Herbert Moll, Werner Feldmann, usw.
Munich, Germany: Akademie fur das Grafische Gewerbe, 1977. First Edition
Unbound Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Near Fine. N/A 
Illus. cardstock wraps, rear French flap, signed presentation card from publisher laid in, preserved between cardboard inserts to stiffen. Text block, consisting of a brief introduction, table of contents, and 15 full page plates (color, b&w), is unbound, as issued. Very slight shelf wear. Approx. 15 1/2" x 11 1/4". Text in German. 029768 
Price: 35.00 USD
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208 Buchrestaurierung: Das Grundwissen des Buch- und Papierrestaurators [Book Restoration: The Fundamentals of Book and Paper Restoration] 
Wachter, Wolfgang
Leipzig: VEB Fachbuchverlag, 1981. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine 
Burgundy linen, lettered/decorated in gold foil. Slight binding lean, otherwise nearly as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows light rubbing to corners and slightly chipped spine extremities, now in archival mylar. Text in German. 242 pp., 145 illus. 030033 
Price: 35.00 USD
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209 Calendar of the Emmet Collection of Manuscripts, etc. Relating to American History 
Kennedy, John S.
New York: New York Public Library, 1959. Facsimile Reprint Edition
Buckram 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued 
Red buckram, lettered in gilt. A few dog-eared leaves internally, otherwise as issued. [v],563 pp. Facsimile reprint of the original 1900 edition, with added Table of Contents. 025422 
Price: 50.00 USD
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210 Calligraphy in the Humanistic Script [Studies in Calligraphy] 
Tarr, John C.
San Leandro, CA: The Poggio Bracciolini Scriptors, 1976. First Edition
Original Wraps 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
Booklet, yellow wraps, lettered/decorated in black. Light soiling to covers. 32 pp. Scarce. 033211 
Price: 40.00 USD
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211 Cargoes for Crusoes 
Overton, Grant
New York and Boston: D. Appleton and Co./George H. Doran Co./Little, Brown and Co., 1924. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. 
Royal blue cloth, paper title labels on front and spine panels. 416 pp. Modest shelf wear, a bit rubbed at corners and spine extremities. Lacks front flyleaf, small area of damage along binding edge of half-title page. Rear hinge starting but firm. 013807 
Price: 5.00 USD
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212 Carrousel for Bibliophiles: A Treasury of Tales, Narratives, Songs, Epigrams and Sundry Curious Studies Relating to a Noble Theme 
Targ, William (editor, intro.)
New York: Philip C. Duschnes, 1947. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. No Jacket Ex-Library 
Dark rust-red cloth, lettered in gilt, deckled text block edges. Ex-library copy, handwritten call number on lower spine, typically marked/stamped, moderate shelf wear. Some soiling to cloth, rubbed corners, spine lettering faded. xii,400,[15] pp., illus. Still useful reading copy. 036269 
Price: 10.00 USD
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213 Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations 0316997668 / 9780316997669
Virga, Vincent; Ronald E. Grim (intro.); James H. Billington (afterword)
New York and Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 2007. First Edition
Hardcover Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Fine. Fine 
Color illus. paper covered boards. As issued. Dust jacket as issued. [vi],266 pp., illus. w/ more than 200 maps, most in full color. 025314 
Price: 35.00 USD
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214 Catalog of the Lititz Congregation Collection 0807814776 / 9780807814772
Steelman, Robert
Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1981. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Not Issued 
Light green cloth, lettered/illus. in black. As issued. xii,488 pp. Scarce. Gift-quality copy. 034763 
Price: 20.00 USD
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215 Catalogue of a Special Exhibition of the Irving S. Olds Collection of American Naval Prints and Paintings at the Peabody Museum of Salem, July 6 to September 30, 1959 Commemorating the 160th Anniversary of the Launching of the Frigate Essex... 
None Listed
Salem, MA: Peabody Museum, 1959. First Edition
Original Wraps 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. VG+. 
Blue wraps, lettered in dark blue. Mior shelf/handling wear, covers a bit tanned along edges and binding, 1 1/2" closed tear along top rear edge neatly mended on verso. 61 pp., 203 catalogued entries + [32] pp. b&w plates. 033559 
Price: 10.00 USD
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216 Catalogue of a Valuable Collection of Books and Pamphlets Relating to America, with a Descriptive List of Robert Clarke & Co's Historical Publications [Bibliotheca Americana, 1878] 

Cincinnati, OH: Robert Clarke and Co., 1878. First Thus
Half-Leather 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. 
Original brown 1/4 leather, marbled paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gilt. Rubbed edges with surface loss to leather, leather rubbed and somewhat tattered along joints and spine panel. [iv],262,64 pp. Firm binding, interior a bit toned by age but otherwise intact. Vintage bookseller's catalog. 032350 
Price: 20.00 USD
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217 Catalogue of Books on Religion from E. J. Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands 
Brill, E. J.
Leiden, The Netherlands: E. J. Brill, 1986. First Thus
Soft Cover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Near Fine. 
Stiff white paper wraps. viii,194 pp., index. Lightly soiled covers. BIBL0287 
Price: 7.50 USD
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218 Catalogue of Books, Manuscripts, Photographs and Scientific Instruments Fully Described and Offered for Sale by Ernst Weil 1943-1965: Original Thirty-Three Catalogues Bound in Two Volumes [Catalogues of Ernst Weil, Bookseller] - Volume I: Catalogues 1-21 + Volume II: Catalogues 22-33/Index [Complete in 2 Volumes] 157898033X / 9781578980338
Weil, Ernst; Hannah Weil (biographical memoir); Stephen Pober (index)
Storrs-Mansfield, CT: Maurizio Martino Publisher, 1995. First Thus
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Not Issued Book 
Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in dark blue cloth, spine panels lettered in gold foil. Each volume contains separately paginated catalogs, 33 total, illus. Limited to 300 sets. As issued. 044538 
Price: 95.00 USD
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219 Catalogue of First Editions of American Authors, Poets, Philosophers, Historians, Statesmen, Essayists, Dramatists, Novelists, Travellers, Humorists, &c., &c., &c. 
Leon and Brother
New York: Leon and Brother, 1885. First Edition
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. 
Vintage bookseller's catalogue. White wraps, cord binding, front cover lettered in black and red. Moderately soiled covers, clean interior. 58 pp., unopened along top edges. Leon & Brother was located "under 5th Avenue Hotel" at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 23rd St., New York. Scarce. BIBL0328 
Price: 25.00 USD
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220 Catalogue of Romances of Chivalry; Novels, Tals, Allegorical Romances; Apologues, Fables, National Legends; Popular Ballads, Epic and Historical Poems; Grotesque Stories, Dances of Death... [Quaritch Catalogue No. 342 (Feb. 1882)] 
Quaritch, Bernard
London: Bernard Quaritch, 1882. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. 
Original wraps, bound in red cloth, lettered in gilt. Cloth moderately soiled, with darkened spine panel, some rubbing to spine extremities and corners. pp. 613-784 of a continuously paginated series. Contents toned by age but otherwise intact. Sturdy reference copy. 028112 
Price: 25.00 USD
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221 Catalogue of the Books Belonging to the Library of the Four Monthly Meetings of Friends of Philadelphia 

Philadelphia, PA: Kite and Walton, Printers, 1853. First Edition
Full-Leather 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. VG+. N/A 
Full calf, newly rebacked in brown cloth, with gold foil lettering on upper spine panel, new endsheets. Leather is somewhat darkened toward edges with some scuffs and surface loss but overall remains quite decently preserved. Firm binding, clean interior. xii,13-349 pp. Alphabetical and Classical catalogues of entries. Yields valuable insights into the collecting tendencies during Colonial times and also into the reading interests of Philadelphia's Quaker community in the 18th through mid-19th centuries. Exceptionally scarce; few copies located in auction records or in institutional collections. BIBL0350 
Price: 295.00 USD
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222 Catalogue of the John Boyd Thacher Collection of Incunabula [Library of Congress] 
Ashley, Frederick W.
Washington, D.C.: GPO, 1915. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. N/A 
Original edition newly rebound in burgundy cloth, lettered in gold foil on spine panel ("Thacher in Incunabula"), with new endsheets, new head- and tail-bands, retaining original top text block edge in gilt and deckled text block edges. Presents thus "as issued." A few ex-library marks inside, all minor and quite unobtrusive. 329 pp. 024931 
Price: 40.00 USD
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223 Catalogue of the Library of Philips Van Marnix Van Sint-Aldegonde, Sold by Auction (July 6th), Leiden, Christophorus Guyot, 1599 [The First Known Auction Catalogue] 

Nieuwkoop, Netherlands: De Graaf Antiquarian Booksellers/Publishers, 1964. First Thus
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
Blue stiff wraps, paper title label mounted on upper front cover, French flaps. Complimentary tag from De Graaf tipped in at flyleaf. Unpaginated, approx. 80-100 pp. Facsimile of the original 1599 catalogue, the first known book auction catalogue. Front cover a bit unevenly sunned, rear cover slightly tanned toward edges, slightly creased lower front cover. Firm binding, clean interior. 028111 
Price: 25.00 USD
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224 Catalogue of the More Important Books, Autographs and Manuscripts in the Library of George C. Thomas 
Thomas, George C.
Philadelphia, PA: Privately Printed, 1907. First Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
Ivory 1/4 buckram, blue paper covered boards, lettered in gilt, top edge in gilt, deckled edges. Light shelf wear. 86 pp. Catalogue of a monumental Philadelphia collection. 027983 
Price: 25.00 USD
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225 Catalogue of the Unique Collection Made by Charles B. Foote, Esq. of this City of First Editions of the Following American Authors: Emerson, Hawthorne, Holmes, Longfellow, Lowell, Poe and Whittier [23 Nov. 1894] [Mr. Charles B. Foote's Collection] 
Foote, Charles B.
New York: Bangs and Co., 1894. First Edition
Original Wraps 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
Booklet, tan wraps. Auction catalogue. 43 pp., 265 entries. Light shelf wear, covers a bit soiled, age toned. Clean interior, fully intact binding. A notably well preserved copy, very scarce. 027895 
Price: 50.00 USD
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