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251 Collector's Encyclopedia of Bookends: Identification & Values 1574324330 / 9781574324334
Kuritzky, Louis; De Costa, Charles
Paducah, KY: Collector Books, 2006. First Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued 
Laminated color pictorial boards. Slight surface rubbing, tiny nick along rear joint, nearly as issued. Clean, unmarked interior, firm binding. 336 pp., fully illus. in color. 034580 
Price: 45.00 USD
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252 Collector's Progress 
Lewis, Wilmarth
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1951. First Edition
Hard Cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good. Very Good Ex-Library 
Dark red 1/4 cloth, patterned red paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. Ex-library, typically stamped/marked, relatively minor wear. Stamped on bottom text block edge, lightly soiled along top edges. xix,253,xiii pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Clean interior, firm binding. Dust jacket slightly trimmed but otherwise decently preserved, in new mylar. 016408 
Price: 10.00 USD
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253 Color Plate Books Including Combe's River Thames and The Hudson River Portfolio - Books on Birds - A Chinese Medicinal Herbal Manuscript - A XVII Century Commonplace Book: Property of the Estate of the Late J. P. Morgan, Removed from his Residences... 
Morgan, J. P.
New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1944. 
Softcover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
Gray wraps, lettered in burgundy. Minor shelf wear, extended edges typically a bit rubbed. 56 pp., 318 catalogued lots, illus. in b&w. Auction: 21 March 1944. 032343 
Price: 15.00 USD
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254 Complete Catalogue of the Library of John Quinn, Sold by Auction in Five Parts [With Printed Prices] [Vol. I Abb-Mey 1-6498 + Vol. II Mey-Zola 6499-12096, Complete] 

New York: Lemma Publishing Corp., 1969. Facsimile Reprint Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued Ex-Library 
Black cloth, lettered in gilt. Facscimile reprint, complete in two volumes, of the original 1924 catalogue published by Anderson Galleries. Both volumes ex-library, institutional collection (Bucknell), mildly marked/stamped, never circulated and thus little actual wear. Tiny closed tear (approx. 1/8") at head of Vol. I, very slight shelf wear. [ix],634 + [iii],635-1205 pp. + unpaginated Prices Realized at rear, continuously paginated. 023506 
Price: 20.00 USD
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255 Complete Price List: January 1924 [American Book Company] 

New York: American Book Company, 1924. First Thus
Original Wraps 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Near Fine. 
Green decorated wraps. Booklet. 80 pp. Complete alphabetical and classified price list, 1 Jan. 1924. American Book Company was primarily a publisher of elementary and secondary school texts. Original publisher's envelope (light blue paper) laid in and Webster supplement at rear. Very slightly handled, nearly as issued. BIBL0300 
Price: 7.50 USD
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256 Confessions of a Book-Love 
Egan, Maurice Francis
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1923. 
Cloth 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine. No Jacket 
Blue cloth, paper title labels mounted on upper front cover and upper spine panel. 249 pp. Light shelf wear, slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, labels a bit toned by age. Copyrighted 1922, dated 1923 on title page, so probably not a 1st though right on the edge of Doubleday's changing its method of designation. 030041 
Price: 8.50 USD
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257 Connecticut Engravers 1774-1820 [Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin Vol. 36, No. 4 (Oct. 1971)] 
Harlow, Thompson R.
Hartford, CT: Connecticut Historical Society, 1971. First Edition
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. VG+. 
Issue-length feature article, comprising pp. 97-136 of a continuously paginated volume, illus. Booklet, illus. wraps. Lightly foxed covers, clean interior, mild handling wear. 015001 
Price: 15.00 USD
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258 Conservation: Conservation, Preservation and Restoration of Works of Art; Paints and Varnishes; Colors and Color Theory; Dyeing and Textile Printing; Photographic Manuals and Processes; Dictionaries and Encyclopedias; Applied Chemistry and Receipt Books 

Boston, MA: Charles B. Wood III Inc., 1990. First Edition
Soft Cover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
Catalogue No. 71. Light tan wraps, lettered in red and black, perfect-bound. Slight shelf wear. 435 catalogued lots, with addendum sheets (to 456), illus. Antiquarian bookseller's catalog, excellent reference. BIBL0149 
Price: 20.00 USD
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259 Consolidated Bibliography of County Histories in Fifty States in 1961 
Peterson, Ex-Lieut. Clarence Stewart
Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1961. First Thus
Hardcover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued Book 
Royal blue cloth, lettered in gilt. First issued 1935, with supplements in 1944, 1946-7, 1950, 1955 and 1960, all here consolidated into a new edition, first issued 1961, this issue dated 1963 on lower main title. Light shelf wear, text block edges lightly toned. [xiii],186 pp. 039603 
Price: 10.00 USD
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260 Contemporary Illustrators of Children's Books 
Mahony, Bertha E., and Elinor Whitney (compilers)
Boston, MA: The Bookshop for Boys and Girls/Women's Educational and Industrial Union, 1930. 1st Edition
Cloth Bound 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Good. Book 
Tan cloth, leather title label mounted on spine. Ex-library, typically marked/stamped, with considerable wear, inelegant but functional reference copy. Approx. 1/2" cloth loss at head of spine, cloth split along upper front joint, exposure at corners and along bottom edge. ix,136 pp., fully illus. Several early perforation stamps, not affecting any illustrations. Interior is quite well preserved, though exterior is rather shabby. BIBL0458 
Price: 25.00 USD
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261 Cook's Choice: A Selection of Recipes from Rare and Important Cookbooks from the Ninth to the Nineteenth Century 0939084139 / 9780939084135
Feldman, Evelyn, and Clive E. Driver (fwd.)
Philadelphia, PA: Rosenbach Museum and Library, 1982. First Edition
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine. 
Booklet, light brown wraps. Virtually as issued, with a faint crease to bottom front corner. 32 pp. Very scarce. 025194 
Price: 20.00 USD
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262 Cover Art: 20 Hangable Prints for Book Nerds 1612434525 / 9781612434520
Emirzian, Liz
Ulysses Press, 2015. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fine. Book 
Stiff color illus. wraps. As issued. Illus. w/ 20 color plates. 044419 
Price: 6.00 USD
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263 Creating French Culture: Treasures from the Bibliotheque Nationale De France 0300062834 / 9780300062830
Ladurie, Emmanuel Le Roy (intro.); Marie-Helene Tesniere and Prosser Gifford (editors)
New Haven, CT, Washington, D.C. and Paris: Yale University Press w/ Library of Congress and Bibliotheque Nationale de France, 1995. First Edition
Cloth Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Fine. Fine Book 
Brown cloth, lettered in red foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. xl,480 pp., illus. w/ color plates, b&w illus. 022208 
Price: 19.95 USD
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264 Das Alphabet als Bewegung 
Greiner, John
Basel, Switzerland: Allgemeine Gewerbeschule, 1960. First Edition
Unbound 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Near Fine. N/A 
Twenty-six (26) 6" x 6" squares of paper, printed in black and white, one per each letter of the alphabet, in white printed sleeve. The alphabet prints are as issued, the sleeve slightly soiled with a short stray ink mark on lower front cover. Complete, scarce, obscure. 017414 
Price: 75.00 USD
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265 Das Alphabet: Entstehung und Entwicklung der Griechischen Schrift [Wege der Forschung, Band LXXXVIII] 
Pfohl, Gerhard (editor)
Darmstadt, Germany: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 1968. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine. No Jacket 
Light gray cloth, lettered in blue. Essentially as issued. xl,461 pp., illus. w/ figures in text, b&w plates. Text in German. BIBL0352 
Price: 35.00 USD
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266 Das alte Buch und seine Ausstattung vom XV. bis XIX. Jahrhundert, Buchdruck, Buchschmuck und Einbande [Die Quelle, Mappe XIII] 
Rottinger, Dr. Heinrich (fwd.); Martin Gerlach (editor)
Wien and Leipzig: Gerlach und Wiedling, 1915. First Edition
Buckram 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. VG+. N/A 
Original edition, rebound in full light brown buckram, lettered in gold foil, with new endsheets, retaining original untrimmed (deckled) text block edges). [viii],148 pp., w/ 1,376 illus. on 74 double-sided plates. Intro. leaves unopened (uncut) along top edge, loss to bottom corner of main title. Interior shows mild soiling, light scattered chipping to leaf edges (the leaves here are actually a fairly thick cardstock). Accompanied by original front board (detached). Exterior thus presents "as new," interior VG. An excellent reference copy that will prove durable for years to come by virtue of rebinding. 029806 
Price: 95.00 USD
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267 Das Handwerk des Buchbindens in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart [Schriften der Bibliothek des Österreichischen Museums für angewandte Kunst No. 22] 
Egger, Hanna; Elisabeth Schmuttermeier and Miroslava Symon (contributors)
Vienna, Austria: Österreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst, 1980. First Edition
Soft Cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine. 
Tan illus. wraps, French flaps. Slight shelf wear. 103 pp., illus. in color. 259 catalogued entries. BIBL0138 
Price: 18.50 USD
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268 Das Schöne Buch der Letzten Fünfzig Jahre [Das Schone Buch der Letzten Funfzig Jahre] 
Mathéy [Mathey], Georg Alexander
Mainz, Germany: Verlag der Gutenberg-Gesellschaft, 1952. First Edition
Original Wraps 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
Light gray wraps, lettered in black. Lightly bumped bottom corner, minor handling wear. Kleiner Druck der Gutenberg-Gesellschaft No. 52. Unpaginated, [20] pp., illus. in color, b&w. Text in German. Scarce. BIBL0175 
Price: 10.00 USD
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269 Das Werk des Nicolaus Cusanus: Eine bibliophile Einfuhrung 3879090149 / 9783879090143
Heinz-Mohr, Gerd, and Willehad Pal Eckert (editors)
Koln, Germany: Wienand-Verlag, 1975. Second Edition
Hard Cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine. Fine 
Ivory paper covered boards, lettered and illus. in red, in clear PVC sleeve (uncertain whether original to issue). Slight surface paper loss on both pastedowns due to tape removal, otherwise as issued. 168 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates (several two-color), some folding, some tipped in. Text in German. 023493 
Price: 20.00 USD
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270 De Boekbinder of volledige beschrijving van al het gene wat tot deze konst betrekking heeft 906194113X / 9789061941132
De Haas, Hendrik; W. G. J. Callenbach (inleiding)
Utrecht: Hes Uitgevers, 1984. First Thus
Hard Cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine. 
Facsimile republication of the original 1806 edition published by Blusse and Zoon, Dordrecht. Ivory paper over boards, gilt on black title label on spine panel. As issued. [36] pp. introductory + xvi + 166 pp. + 9 foldout plates at rear + [22] pp. fascimile MS. at rear + colophon. BIBL0122 
Price: 50.00 USD
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271 De Geschiedenis van den Boekband 
Amsterdam: Amsterdamsche Grafische School, 1935. First Edition
Hard Cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. VG+. 
Brown 1/4 cloth, tan paper covered boards, paper title label mounted on spine. Covers are modestly toned, spine panel rather more so, but otherwise showing only slight shelf wear. [viii],99 pp. + 42 color plates at rear. Text block slightly toned, otherwise fully intact, with firm binding. Text in Dutch. BIBL0136 
Price: 60.00 USD
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272 Decorated Book Papers, Being an Account of their Designs and Fashions 
Loring, Rosamond B.; Philip Hofer (editor)
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1952. 2nd Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Good. No Jacket Book 
Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped, modest external wear with some rubbing to cover cloth. Firm binding. xxxv,171 pp., illus. w/ 16 sepia plates at rear. Still quite useful reference copy with no compromising condition issues, only mild general wear. 036111 
Price: 20.00 USD
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273 Decorative Printed Maps of the 15th to 18th Centuries 
Skelton, R. A.
London: Spring Books, 1965. First Thus
Hardcover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fine. Near Fine 
Blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Very slightly tanned along bottom edge, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows light shelf wear with a bit of soiling along flap folds and a few mild scratches to rear panel, now in archival mylar. viii,80 pp. + 84 full page maps at rear, many color. Revised edition of A. L. Humphreys' "Old Decorative Maps and Charts." 029914 
Price: 20.00 USD
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274 Decouvrons La Reliure: Exposition internationale de reliure d'art Montreal Galerie De L'UQAM, Universite Du Quebec a Montreal . du 13 Mai au 5 Juin 1988 [#745/1000] 2980118397 / 9782980118395
Association des relieurs du Quebec
Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Galerie de l'UQAM, Universite du Quebec, 1988. First Edition
Soft Cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine. 
Stiff color illus. wraps. Oblong format. Royal 8vo. 85 pp. (though numbered only to p. 81, pp. 1-4 having two parts each), ads at rear, illus. w/ color, b&w plates. Light shelf wear, almost as issued. Accompanying book mark laid in. No. 745 of an edition limited to 1,000 copies. Text in French. Scarce. BIBL0053 
Price: 40.00 USD
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275 Deed of Trust and Assignment: Elbridge Wheeler to The Combination Trust Company, May 18th, 1876 

Philadelphia: Allen, Lane & Scott's Printing House, 1876. First Edition
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine. N/A 
Tubular steel/roller mills patent info. Signed on front cover by M. N. Alberger, Trustee. Vertical crease, else only slight wear. 002965 
Price: 10.00 USD
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