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European Travellers in America, W. Reese book catalog 187, in 1999
 by 
Price: US $6.00
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
A fine catalog of quality travel books from the important Americana book dealer, W. Reese, in Connecticut. Mostly travellers from Europe before 18... Details
Heads of the People, or Portraits of the English Drawn By Kenny Meadows
 by 
Price: US $160.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Witty portraits of the English, by a popular woodcut illustrator for the Illustrated London News. Wm. Thackeray is the author for the sketch, The Fas... Details
Folio 40, a Checklist of Publications of the Folio Society 1947 -1987
 by Barker, Nicholas (introduction)
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Original dark blue with no edgewear, bright title in gilt on the unfaded spine. As new inside, no prior owner marks. Gilt and white parallel lines ... Details
Fine and Historic Bookbindings, from the Folger Shakespeare Library
 by Bearman, Frederick , Nath Krivatsy and Frank Mowery
Price: US $125.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A selection of 15th Century to the present of rare books from the esteemed collection of the Folger Shakespeare Library. Pages 271. As new copy, in... Details
Guide Du Libraire-Antiquaire et Du Bibliophile
 by Beauchamps, J. De and Ed. Rouveyre
Price: US $175.00
Binding: Three-Quarter Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Text in French. Subtitle is "Description Bibliographique et Anecdotique de deux cent vingt ouvrages rares, cuieux or singuliers". A fine binding in... Details
Jazz Journalism, The Story of the Tabloid Newspapers
 by Bessie, Simon
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
Original purple cloth with very slight edge wear, bright silver title on the unfaded spine, and also on the front cover. The endpapers are a little b... Details
A History of the Art of Bookbinding, with Some Account of the Books of the Ancients
 by Brassington, W. Salt
Price: US $440.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
SCARCE. One of only 50 copies printed on large paper, this being number 9 and signed by the publisher. A new cloth spine, matching the terra cotta c... Details
Historic and Artistic Bookbindings from the Bibliotheca Bibliographica Breslaueriana
 by Breslauer, B.H.
Price: US $25.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
A mirror of the interests and bibliophilic tastes of B.H. Breslauer, a New York rare book dealer. The collection was shown in public at Bibliotheca W... Details
Anglo-American First Editions Part Two: West to East 1786-1930
 by Brussel, I.R. With an Introduction By Lord Esher
Price: US $35.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Protected in Mylar
Edition: First Edition
A very useful reference, updating and improving on previous books on questions of edition precedence. Pages xxxi, 132. Original binding with nice... Details
Old Prints and Engravings
 by Burgess, Fred W.
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
An excellent reference on engravers, mezzotints, aquatints, stipples and other types of early illustrations. Pages xii,281, index. Dark blue cloth, ... Details
Bookbinding, and the Care of Books
 by Cockerell, Douglas
Price: US $35.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Good
The first edition was 1901 on this excellent discussion of bookbinding and books by the famed Douglas Cockerell. Pages 342 with glossary and index, a... Details
When Tillage Begins, Other Arts Follow - Grant Wood and Christian Petersen Murals
 by DeLong, Lea Rosson
Price: US $1000.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Clamshell Box
Edition: First Edition
A fine celebration of the murals and sculptures of two artists at Iowa State University in the 1930s. This copy is a unique, artistic binding in yell... Details
The Stuart B. Schimmel Collection of the Book Arts
 by Dreyfus, John
Price: US $19.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
An exquisite collection of Private Press Books, Fine Bindings , autograph letters and calligraphy, from the superb collection of Mr. Schimmel, auction... Details
Art Nouveau and Art Deco Bookbinding , French Masterpieces 1880-1940
 by Duncan, Alastair and Georges De Bartha
Price: US $120.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A fabulous book about the finest French bindings of this period. A fine copy, with no edgewear, and bright title on an unfaded spine, and an art deco... Details
A Bibliographical Checklist of the Writings of Thornton Wilder
 by Edelstein, J.M.
Price: US $8.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Original green cloth with no edge wear and a gilt title on the spine. Hinges tight. Very clean inside, with no prior owner marks. Details
The Iris: An Illuminated Souvenir for MDCCCLI (1851)
 by Hart, John S. (Professor)
Price: US $300.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Four chromolithographs and 7 steel engravings, all present as called for on the chromolithographed list of illustrations. This was the first of three... Details
Bookbindings
 by Harthan, John P.
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Near fine, green cloth with bright gilt design and title on the front, and on the spine. Only the slightest edgewear. Protected in a clear, mylar du... Details
China, a Critical Bibliography
 by Hucker, Charles
Price: US $7.00
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Good
Still useful for its judgements on scholarly and non-scholarly works on China. Pages x, 125 with index. Very clean and tight inside, the stiff pape... Details
Selden Society, General Guide to the Society's Publications
 by Kiralfy, A.K.R. & Gareth H. Jones
Price: US $11.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Detailed descriptions of 79 law volumes published by the Selden Society between 1887 and 1960. Nice clean copy, with no edgewear or soiling. Inside,... Details
Bound for Success
 by Koch, Jeanette (editor)`
Price: US $40.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
The wonderful international competition of fine, designer bindings , sponsored by the UK Designer Bookbinders, for 2009. The books are an artistic i... Details
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