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Lambeth Palace Library: A Short History

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Lambeth Palace Library: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032307

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, ivory wraps, lettered in blue. Virtually as issued, now in protective PVC sleeve. 16 pp. View more info

Biology: An Exhibition at the Lilly Library in honor of the meetings of The American Institute of Biological Sciences and The American Physiological Society at Indiana University, August 23-September 3, 1970 [Lilly Library Publication No. X (10)]

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, The Lilly Library, Indiana University: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032314

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, color pictorial wraps. Slight shelf/handling wear, virtually as issued. 32 pp., 77 entries. View more info

Art Deco

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Thomas G. Boss Fine Books:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032317

Condition: VG+


Bookseller's catalog, [10] pp., stapled binding. 54 entries. Mild handling wear. View more info

The Jack Harris Samuels Library

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Libraries: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032328

Condition: Fine


Blue-gray wraps, lettered in dark red. As issued, now in protective clear PVC wrap. 21 pp. Limited to 800 copies. View more info

A Collection of Notable Early Maps of America

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.p.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032333

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, brown illus. wraps. Slight shelf wear. No publisher or date of publication provided. [24] pp., illus. Chapters on The New World 1500 (de la Cosa), The New World 1600 (Tatton, Wright), New Netherlands and New England 1635 (Blaeu), Known Globe 1667 (Goos), New France 1745 (Ottens), First American Map of the United States 1784 (Buell). View more info

A Society's Chief Joys: An Exhibition from the Collections of the American Antiquarian Society

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Worcester, MA, American Antiquarian Society: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032341

Condition: Near Fine


Tan stiff wraps, lettered in red. Slightly soiled along top edge of front cover, otherwise essentially as issued, now in protective clear PVC wrap. 138 pp., illus. in b&w, color. View more info

A Catalogue of Manuscript and Printed Documents, Chiefly Americana, Selected from the Archives and Manuscript Collections of the American Philosophical Society, Held at Philadelphia [1937 Exhibition Catalog]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Philosophical Society: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032344

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, orange wraps, lettered in black. Slight shelf wear. 38 pp., 135 entries. View more info

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]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Robert Clarke and Co.: 1878

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 032350

Condition: 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. View more info

Children's Books: Reference and Research Collections of the Free Library of Philadelphia

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Free Library of Philadelphia:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032352

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, illus. wraps, French flaps. 16 pp., illus. Covers mildly toned by age, otherwise nearly as issued. View more info

The Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana (The Laurentian Library): An historical note

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Florence, Italy, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032355

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, light green illus. wraps. Light shelf/handling wear. 16 pp. Text in English. View more info

Exhibition of Books and Manuscripts in Commemoration of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Signing of the Constitution of the United States of America, September 17th, 1787 [Library Company of Philadelphia]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Library Company of Philadelphia: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032356

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, tan wraps. Light shelf wear, covers slightly toned. 28 pp., 131 catalogued entries. View more info

Science: Books, Manuscripts, and Autographs in Various Scientific Fields [H. P. Kraus, Inc. Catalogue 215]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, H. P. Kraus:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 032469

Condition: Near Fine


Light blue illus. wraps, perfect-bound. Slight shelf wear. 138 pp., 260 catalogued entries, illus. View more info

France: History, Literature, Law, Science, Printing, Illustration, Travel, Autographs, Theology, Photography [H. P. Kraus, Inc. Catalogue 214]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, H. P. Kraus:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 032470

Condition: Near Fine


White color illus. wraps, perfect-bound. Slight shelf wear. 131 pp., 247 catalogued entries, illus. View more info

Bookbinding in Great Britain: Sixteenth [16th/XVIth] to the Twentieth [20th/XXth] Century [Maggs Bros. Ltd. Catalogue 966 - Summer 1975]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Maggs Bros. Ltd.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033236

Condition: Very Good


Stiff illus. wraps. Light shelf wear, moderate foxing to front cover, light foxing to back cover and texrt block edges. Firm, square binding with some stress creasing, clean and fully intact interior. 292 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, 308 entries. Uncommon. View more info

Etchcraft Book Plates [ca. 1920s Salesman's Sample Book]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Etchcraft:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 033265

Condition: Very Good


Brown padded faux leather covered boards,lettered in gilt. Separated along front joint, partially separated along rear joint, with 1" area of loss at head of spine panel, otherwise only slight shelf/handling wear. Exterior thus Good, interior Near Fine-Fine. Thin cardstock leaves, on each of which is mounted a sample plate with all specs, prices updated by hand: [24] engraved stock book plates, [10] tutone stock book plates, [21] printed stock book plates. Undated, ca. 1920s. Very scarce. View more info

Dokumentations-Bibliothek V [Kornfeld und Klipstein Auction 159, 11 June 1976]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bern, Switzerland, Kornfeld and Klipstein: 1976

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 034674

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff green wraps, lettered in black. 50 pp., illus., 200 lots. Lightly creased bottom front cover corner, slight handling wear. View more info

Catalysts: Books Which Influenced Western Civilization

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Jeremy Norman and Co.: 1977

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 034681

Condition: VG+


Tan stiff wraps, perfect-bound, lettered/illus. in black. Mild shelf/handling wear, covers a bit soiled, top corner lightly bumped. Firm binding, clean interior. Norman's third catalogue, issued, 1977, in an edition of 2,600 copies. 120 pp., 405 catalogued entries + addenda, illus. View more info

2000 Years of Science: Hippocrates to Leonardo [1953 Morgan Library exhibition]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library: 1953

Seller ID: 034704

Condition: VG+


Booklet, ivory illus. wraps. 20 pp. Lightly age-toned covers, light handling wear. View more info

Fine Bindings: Gothic to Modern - European Handbound Books in the Princeton University Library together with The William H. Scheide Library and The Robert H. Taylor Collection

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Library: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034707

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, brown wraps. 32 pp., 100 catalogued works, illus. including 4 color plates. Slight handling wear, virtually as issued. View more info

Fifty Mediaeval and Renaissance Manuscripts

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, H. P. Kraus: 1958

Seller ID: 038462

Condition: Very Good


Tan natural linen, lettered in gilt. xii,168 pp., 84 color illus. on 32 tipped-in plates, 6 line engravings in text, 109 halftones on 52 plates. Dampstaining evident at heel of spine, wrapping onto bottom binding corners of both covers, visible also on a portion of bottom text block edge and along bottom edges of most supplemental plates (pp. 121-168) at rear of volume, entirely cosmetic. Former owner's signature and date inked on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. View more info

Illuminated and Calligraphic Manuscripts: An Exhibition Held at the Fogg Art Museum & Houghton Library February 14-April 1, 1955

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard College Library: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038465

Condition: Near Fine


Tan wraps, lettered/illus. in black and red. Light shelf wear, a few slight soil marks to covers. Firm binding, clean interior. 45 pp. + 80 b&w plates at rear, with slip tipped in explaining the absence of the planned color frontis. View more info

Verdant Riches Revealed: A Selection from the Treasures of The LuEsther T. Mertz Library at the New York Botanical Garden

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York Botanical Garden/Grolier Club of New York: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038686

Condition: Fine


Booklet, light brown wraps, lettered in black. Catalogue of an exhibition at the Grolier Club of New York, 19 May-31 July 1998. A few slight spots on upper front cover, otherwise as issued. 32 pp., illus. in color, b&w, with insert. View more info

The Prayer-Book of Queen Elizabeth, 1559, to Which are Appended Some Occasional Forms of Prayer Issued in Her Reign [The Ancient & Modern Library of Theological Literature]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Griffith Farran Okeden and Welsh: 1890

Seller ID: 039540

Condition: Good


Orange cloth, lettered in black, deckled text block edges. Tanned along edges of both covers and along spine panel, corners somewhat curled. Text block a bit toned, flyleaves darkened. xii,279,16 pp., catalog at rear. Undated with no copyright, intro. dated Jan. 1890. Cosmetically a bit rough, but a sturdy enough reference copy, scarce. View more info

The First Prayer-Book of King Edward VI, 1549, Reprinted from a Copy in the British Museum [The Ancient & Modern Library of Theological Literature]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Griffith Farran Okeden and Welsh: 1890

Seller ID: 039541

Condition: Good


Orange cloth, lettered in black, deckled text block edges. Tanned spine panel, corners somewhat curled, mild wear. Text block a bit toned, flyleaves darkened. Former owner's signature, 1891 date inked on front pastedown. viii,269,16 pp., catalog at rear. Undated with no copyright, ca. 1890. Scarce. View more info

Bibliothèque Henri Beraldi - Premiere Partie: Livres Anciens des XVIe et XVIIe siecles

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Etienne Ader/Leopald Carteret: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039569

Condition: Very Good


Unprinted ivory wraps, in printed ivory dust jacket. Covers typically soiled, with neatly mended separation along front joint. Firm binding though stress-creased, clean interior. v,43 pp., well illus. w/ color, sepia plates. View more info