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Historic Maritime Maps

By: Wigal, Donald

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, Sirrocco: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012360

ISBN: 1844843890

Condition: Fine


Laminated pictorial boards. 255 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates. As issued. View more info

Historic Maritime Maps

By: Wigal, Donald

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, Sirrocco: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030048

ISBN: 1844843890

Condition: Fine


Laminated pictorial boards. 255 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates. As issued. View more info

The Mapmakers: The Story of the Great Pioneers in Cartography - From Antiquity to the Space Age

By: Wilford, John Noble

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1981

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 029945

ISBN: 0394461940

Condition: Near Fine


Brown 1/4 cloth, tan paper covered boards, lettered in brown and gold foil. Slight shelf wear, minor soil mark along bottom front edge, slightly bumped corner. Gift inscription on half-title, otherwise unmarked. Firm binding. xi,417 pp., illus. Color illus. dust jacket shows minor shelf wear, two small marks of tape residue on rear panel, price clipped front flap, now in archival mylar. View more info

Early German-American Imprints [New German-American Studies Vol. 17]

By: Wilsdorf, Heinz G. F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Peter Lang: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023413

ISBN: 0820440051

Condition: New


Laminated boards. Brand new, as issued. xvi,259 pp., illus. Reviews important early books and printers from the German press in the North American colonies from 1728 through the first quarter of the 19th century. Scarce. View more info

Early German-American Imprints [New German-American Studies Vol. 17]

By: Wilsdorf, Heinz G. F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Peter Lang: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025843

ISBN: 0820440051

Condition: New


Laminated boards. Brand new, as issued. xvi,259 pp., illus. Reviews important early books and printers from the German press in the North American colonies from 1728 through the first quarter of the 19th century. Scarce. View more info

The Book of Edward A. Wilson: A Survey of his Work, 1916-1948

By: Wilson, Edward A.; Thomas Craven (fwd.)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044949

ISBN: 1199522392

Condition: Near Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, orange paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in orange. Slight edge wear, nearly as issued. Former owner's address stamp on upper front flyleaf. Illus. dust jacket is somewhat darkened by age but otherwise nicely intact, now in mylar. xxii,108 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

Gertrude Stein: A Bibliography

By: Wilson, Robert A. (compiler)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Phoenix Bookshop: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008462

Condition: VG+


The Phoenix Bibliographies VII. xii,227 pp., illus. Red cloth, lettered in gold foil. Modest shelf wear, lettering partially rubbed away on spine panel. View more info

The Cambridge Press 1638-1692: A Reexamination of the Evidence Concerning The Bay Psalm Book and the Eliot Indian Bible as well as other contemporary books and people

By: Winship, George Parker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Freeport, NY, Books for Libraries Press: 1968

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIBL0414

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth, gilt on dark red title panel on upper spine. Reprint of original 1946 edition. Slightly foxed text block edges, spine panel a bit speckled, otherwise essentially as issued. x,385 pp. View more info

The Annual of Bookmaking 1927-1937

By: Winterich, J. T. (fwd.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Colophon - Pynson Printers: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039571

Condition: Good


Light blue and natural linen, decorated in silver foil, lettered in black. Ex-library copy from Free Library of Philadelphia, typically marked/stamped. Covers rather soiled but otherwise intact, showing only mild wear. Firm binding, clean interior beyond library marks, perforation stamps to lower main title and final text leaf. A compendium of specialty press publishers, with sections on the presses of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, U of CA, Knopf, UNC, Rydal, Simon & Schuster, Riverside, Wolff Book Mfg., Walpole Printing, Derrydale, Paul McPharlin, Hawthorn House, George Grady, ... View more info

Letters of Thomas J. Wise to John Henry Wrenn: A Further Inquiry into the Guilt of Certain Nineteenth-Century Forgers

By: Wise, Thomas J.; John Henry Wrenn; Fannie E. Ratchford (editor)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: BIBL0449

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered and with front cover publisher's device in gilt. Light shelf wear, two very short (approx. 1/8") tears to cloth at head of spine, very slight exposure at corners. xiv,591,xvi,[i] pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

The German-Language Press in America

By: Wittke, Carl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Kentucky Press: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038190

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in red and white. Slight shelf wear, text block edges a bit dulled by age. Dust jacket chipped with loss along top edge and head of spine, a few small chips along bottom edge, now in mylar. [vii],311 pp. View more info

Germantown and the Germans: An Exhibition of Books, Manuscripts, Prints and Photographs from the Collections of The Library Company of Philadelphia and The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, October 1983 to January 1984

By: Wolf, Edwin 2nd (pref., editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Library Company of Philadelphia/Historical Society of Pennsylvania: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038191

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff tan illus. wraps. 120 pp., illus. Light stress creasing along a firm, square binding, almost as issued. Catalogue to 1983-84 exhibition held in conjunction with the 300th anniversary of German settlement in Pennsylvania. View more info

A Descriptive Catalogue of the John Frederick Lewis Collection of European Manuscripts in the Free Library of Philadelphia

By: Wolf, Edwin II (editor); A. S. W. Rosenbach (intro.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038411

Condition: Near Fine


Dark red buckram, lettered in gilt. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. [xvi],219 pp. + index, illus. w/ (42) plates. View more info

How to Sell Lithography

By: Wood, Arthur M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Waltwin Publishing Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024962

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, lettered in silver foil. Moderate shelf wear, covers a bit sunned and soiled, rubbed spine extremities. Endpapers somewhat age-toned, interior otherwise intact. xiii,175 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Very scarce. View more info

Magazines in the United States: Their Social and Economic Influence

By: Wood, James Playsted

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, The Ronald Press Co.: 1949

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 029980

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Ex-library copy, minimally marked, no exterior marks except slight residue along bottom edges and stamped text block edges, endsheets showing scarring/residue from removal of dust jacket mylar and circulation pocket, embossed stamp to lower title page, otherwise unmarked. Firm binding, clean interior. x,312 pp, illus. "2" on copyright page (2nd ptg.). View more info

Jack London and the Amateur Press [Wolf House Books Monograph No. 3]

By: Woodward, Robert H.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, Wolf House Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034546

ISBN: 0915046245

Condition: VG+


Pictorial white wraps, perfect-found. Light shelf wear, one thumbing crease to back cover. xvi,64 pp., illus. View more info

Going Once: A Memoir of Art, Society, and Charity

By: Woolley, Robert;Simon & Schuster

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIBL0382

ISBN: 0684813858

Condition: Fine


Gray 1/4 cloth, ivory paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. As issued. 224 pp. Dust jacket shows mere hints of shelf wear, virtually as issued. View more info

The English Library Before 1700: Studies in its History

By: Wormald, Francis, and C. E. Wright

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, The Athlone Press/University of London: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIBL0415

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, gilt on gray title panel on upper spine. Ex-library, typically marked/stamped but little actual wear, did not circulate. Slight lean, mild shelf wear, slightly bumped bottom front corner. xi,273 pp., illus. w/ b&w frontis. + 22 pp. b&w plates. View more info

The Roman Vergil and the Origins of Medieval Book Design

By: Wright, David H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The British Library: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038504

ISBN: 0712346562

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 72 pp., illus. mostly in color, some b&w. View more info

Early Prayer Books in America; Being a Descriptive Account of Prayer Books Published in the United States, Mexico and Canada

By: Wright, Rev. John

Price: $95.00

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, Printed Privately: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030065

Condition: Near Fine


Original edition, handsomely rebound in dark royal blue cloth, lettered in gold foil, new endsheets, new head- and tail-bands. Text block edges as issued, top edge gilt. Thus presents virtually "as new," with note to rebound status. xv,492 pp., illus. Text block edges somewhat toned by age. Former owner signature and date (1897) on a front blank, original flyleaf with clipping mounted to it still bound in at rear. An attractive and very durable copy, scarce in its original issue. View more info

Peter Taylor: A Descriptive Bibliography, 1934-87

By: Wright, Stuart

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, University of Virginia Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044478

ISBN: 0813911680

Condition: New


Brand new, unopened in original publisher's shrinkwrap. View more info

Stanley Arthurs [1974 Delaware Art Museum exhibition catalogue]

By: Wyrick, Charles L. Jr., and Edward P. Alexander (pref.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wilmington, DE, Delaware Art Museum: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034683

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Very slight wear, essentially as issued. Catalogue to 1974 exhibition. 48 pp., 107 catalogued works, many illus. (b&w). View more info

The German Bible in America: An Exploration of the Religious and Cultural Legacy of the First European-Language Bible Printed in America [PGCHC Annual Publication Series Vol. V]

By: Yoder, Don; Patrick J. Donmoyer (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kutztown, PA, Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039531

ISBN: 160126500X

Condition: New


Laminated color pictorial boards. Brand new, as issued, direct from the publisher. 199 pp., illus. mostly in color, some b&w. The Saucony Book Shop is the exclusive on-line distributor of the publications of the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center at Kutztown University, with all proceeds from the sales of this series reverting directly to the PGCHC. View more info

The German Bible in America: An Exploration of the Religious and Cultural Legacy of the First European-Language Bible Printed in America [PGCHC Annual Publication Series Vol. V]

By: Yoder, Don; Patrick J. Donmoyer (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kutztown, PA, Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048279

ISBN: 160126500X

Condition: New


Laminated color pictorial boards. Brand new, as issued, direct from the publisher. 199 pp., illus. mostly in color, some b&w. The Saucony Book Shop is the exclusive on-line distributor of the publications of the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center at Kutztown University, with all proceeds from the sales of this series reverting directly to the PGCHC. View more info

The German Bible in America: An Exploration of the Religious and Cultural Legacy of the First European-Language Bible Printed in America [PGCHC Annual Publication Series Vol. V]

By: Yoder, Don; Patrick J. Donmoyer (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kutztown, PA, Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048979

ISBN: 1601265018

Condition: New


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Brand new, as issued, direct from the publisher. 199 pp., illus. mostly in color, some b&w. The Saucony Book Shop is the exclusive on-line distributor of the publications of the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center at Kutztown University, with all proceeds from the sales of this series reverting directly to the PGCHC. View more info