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Children's Books Too Good to Miss (revised and enlarged edition)

By May Hill Arbuthnot, Margaret Mary Cklark, Ruth M. Hadlow, Harriet G. Long

Cleveland, Ohio: The Press of Case Western Reserve University, 1971. Revised Edition. Decorative Boards. Very good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, xv + 97 pages, illustrated boards. A very good, clean moderately worn hard cover with rubbing at the spine ends; binding tight, paper white.

$16.50

Voyages in Space: a bibliography of interplanetary fiction 1801 - 1914

By George Locke

London, England: Ferret Fantasy Ltd., 1975. First edition thus. Paperback. Very Good -. Edition limited to 500 copies. 8 1/4" tall" tall, 80 pages , illustrated wraps. A very good minus original soft cover copy overall, with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the cover edges, spine creased ; internal binding cracked but solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$19.00

The Great Book Collectors

By Charles Isaac Elton & Mary Augusta Elton

London, England: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, 1893. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 228 pages + black and white plates, brick colored cloth with gilt titles and top fore-edge; deckeled paper fore and bottom edge, with core-corner tips worn through to boards. A good first edition copy over all with back strip missing and hinges cracked, with a simple cloth tape and glue repair of the spine internal binding solid, paper lightly. Still a nice original reading copy.

$12.50

American Authors and Books; 1640 to the present day; revised edition. .

By W. J. Burke and Will D. Howe; revised by Irving Weiss and Anne Weiss

New York, New York: Crown Publishers, 1962. First printing thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/very good. An ex library copy with markings to the spine, endpapers, and title page--dust jacket flaps glued to endpapers. Octavo, 9 3/4" tall, 834 pages, gilt titles, black cloth. An otherwise very good, sturdy hardcover with minor shelf wear, generally clean; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket, price clipped with flaps attached. Still a very goodreference copy.

$9.50

Manual on Bookselling: practical advice for the Bookstore Professional (fifth edition)

By Kate Whouley, Linda Rosemary Hawkins (editors)

New York, New York: American Booksellers Association, 1996. First edition. Original Wraps. Near fine. Octavo, 9" tall, 807 pages, stiff wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover over all with light shelf wear ; binding tight, paper white with slight soiling at the fore-edge.

$9.50

American Authors and Books; 1640 to 1940

By W. J. Burke and Will D. Howe

New York, New York: Gramercy Publishing, 1943. First printing thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, ix + 858 pages, gilt titles, blue cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$16.50

The Modern Library Price Guide 1917 - 1995 (revised edition)

By Henry Toledano

San Francisco, California: Self published -- Books etc., 1995. Revised Edition. Original Wraps. Fine. 12mo, 6 1/2" tall, 192 pages, stiff wraps. A fine, clean, neat soft cover over all with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper white.

$19.00

A Price Guide to Scarce and Rare Books and Pamphlets on Mormonism and Mormon History

By Orrin Schwab

Providence, UT: Orrin Schwab Books, 1997. Third edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo, 8 1/3" tall, 179 pages, stiff blue wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover over all with minor shelf wear and slight exterior soiling, binding tight, paper white.

$9.50

The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Alternative Publishing

By Ron Lichty (editor)

New York, New York: Alternative Press Syndicate, 1976. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Quarto, 11" tall, 86 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover over all with moderate shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white.

$12.50

Basic Book List: 1977 - 1978

By Jerry N. Showalter, et al

New York, New York: American Booksellers Association, 1977. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good. A recommended check list of new books, both hard cover and paperback, then current, for booksellers to carry. Quarto, 11" tall, 118 pages. A very good, clean, neat soft cover over all with light shelf wear and exterior soiling; binding tight, paper cream white with slight soiling at the fore-edge.

$9.50

1970 Best Books for Children; a Catalog of 4000 titles ( including adult books for young children)

By Doris Solomon et al; Library Journal Book Review

New York, New York: R. R. Bowker, 1970. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good -. "4000 approved books all currently available, annotated and arranged by grade and subject with author, title and illustrator indexes, Books of fact and fancy, old favorites, and new titles Recommended by School Library Journal and others." Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, x + 272 pages, stiff wraps. A very good minus, generally clean, neat soft cover with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper moderately yellowed.

$16.50

A.L.A. Cataloging Rules for Author and Title Entries

By Clara Beetle(edited)

Chicago, Illinois: American Library Association, 1949. Second edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Quarto 10" tall, xxi + 266 pages, red cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover over all with light shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, hinges and binding tight, paper white with slight soiking at the fore-edges. Wiuthout dust jacket (if issues).

$9.50

Binding and Repairing Books by Hand
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Binding and Repairing Books by Hand

By David Muir

New York, New York: Arco Publishing, 1978. Early Printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/very good. Quarto, 10" tall, 120 pages, maroon boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, in a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with an edge tear.

$9.50

The Concise Guide to Library Research

By Grant W. Morse

New York, New York: Washington Square Press, 1966. Fourth printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 214 pages, maroon cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear and exterior rubbing, but tape marks to the cloth from an old dust jacket (no longer present); hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, with slight tape marks to the endpapers. Without dust jacket

$7.50

A Descriptive Guide to the Best Fiction, British and American; including translations from foreign languages containing about 4,500 references; with copious indexes and a historical appendix

By Ernest A. Baker

London / New York: Swan Sonnenschein / Macmillan Company, 1903. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 8", vii + 610 pages + 4 ads, gilt titles on green cloth. A good original copy overall, covers moderately worn with rubbing at the corners and slight exterior soiling, some fraying started at the top and bottom edges of the spine; hinges cracked but secure, internal binding solid, paper clean and light to moderately yellowed.A good reference copy.

$19.00

The Used Book Lover's Guide to the Mid-Atlantic States: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware (Revised & Expanded)
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The Used Book Lover's Guide to the Mid-Atlantic States: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware (Revised & Expanded)

By David S. and Susan Siegel

Yorktown Heights, NY : Book Hunter Press, 1997. Revised Edition. Original Wraps. Fine. 'In depth guide to more than 1,100 used book dealers' Octavo, 9" tall, 438 pages, stiff orange wraps. A fine, clean, neat soft cover edition, lightly shelf worn, binding tight, paper white

$7.50

The Professional Rare Bookseller (Journal of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America) 1983; No. 5; The Bookseller's Apprentice (Goodspeed); Walter Schatzki (Lowe); Walter R. Benjamin & Autograph Trade (Cappon); The Role of the Publisher in Mid-Nineteenth Century (Stern); etc

By James Lowe (editor); George T. Goodspeed, Lester J. Cappon, Madeleine B. Stern, Janet Lehr, et al

New York, New York: Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, 1983. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 128 pages, stiff printed wraps. A very good, clean, sturdy soft cover with light shelf wear and minor soiling to the cover and fore-edges, binding tight, paper white.

$9.50

80 (Eighty) Years of Best Sellers 1895 - 1975.

By Alice Payne Hackett and James Henry Burke

New York, New York: R. R. Bowker, 1977. First edition, first printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/near fine. An ex-library copy with marking on the endpapers, front and back. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xii + 265 pages. A near fine, clean, hardcover, with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding solid, paper white--would be fine but for the ex-library makings. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket .

$9.50

How-to-do-it Books: a selected guide (third revised edition)

By Dorothy Hancock, Anne J. Richter

New York, New York: R. R. Bowker Co, 1963. Third edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xxi + 265 pages, biege cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with light shelf wear but slight exterior soiling; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. Lacking dust jacket.

$9.50

Print (with The Print Collector's Quarterly volume XXX, Numver 4); Vol. VII, No. 1 (volume one, number one); August, 1951: Roger Chastel (Eluard); Eric Fraser (Pitz); Joseph Tourny (Degas); West Virginia Paper (Thomajan) ; etc.

By W. E. (William) Rudge, editor; Roger Chastel, Paul Eluard, Henry C. Pitz, Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas, John Taylor Adams, P.K. Thomajan, et al contributors

New Haven, Connecticut: William Edwin Rudge, 1951. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good. Single original periodical issue. Quarto, 10" tall, 48 pages, stiff wraps; with illustrations. A very good soft cover periodical with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

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