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  • Edition: 2 Signed Editions of the Best and the Brightest.
  • Book condition: 2 Signed Editions
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Halberstam, David J. (April 10, 1934 – April 23, 2007). The Best and the Brightest. New York: Random House (1972). Later printing. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. 688 pages. Bibliography. Index. Inscribed by the author in 2001. Dust jacket has small chips and tears at edges. Contents clean and tight. Along with: The Best and the Brightest (2001) first Modern Library printing. signature by David Halberstam on the title page (2001) unread, pristine, collector condition. Washington and the Kennedy/Johnson era a brilliant, in-depth portraits of the men who came to power in the Kennedy administration: Robert McNamara, McGeorge Bundy, Dean Rusk, George Ball, William Westmoreland and Maxwell Taylor. As seen through the lens of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist of his time.1960s, US Foreign Policy, JFK, LBJ, Robert McNamera, McGeorge Bundy, Dean Rusk, William Westmoreland. Both editions signed at the same time. A rare combination set both in Fine condition.

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  • Edition: Nicolas de Lyra's monumental work. Biblia Latina
  • Book condition: Good
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Bible, in Latin. (1487) (Biblia Latina) Incipit Prologus in essiam pphetam (end) Explicit scd's liber Machaheorum. Explicit Postilla Nicola de Lyra. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, (3 December, 1487). Folio, 12.5 X 8 inches. [347 of 348 leaves, lacks first blank page]. AA9, (of 10)-GG10-HH12,H-MM10, LL-NN12, OO8-, PP-TT10, UU-XX6, yy-ZZ10, AAA-MMM10, CCC-FFF10, GGG-HHH8, III-MMM10, NNN8. This copy is the Prologus of Eisia to Machabies in its original alum-tawed pigskin binding with roses and Fleur de Lyis as well as Stags. The boards are thick, unbevelled wood and the leather is ornately tooled in blind. The binding has sustained only light damage but is missing the corner and central bosses but metal clasps are present. The text is rubricated throughout with large and impressive wood cuts and chapter heads. The paper is a classic signature as well as the binding of the Koberger print shop. The paper has many deckle edges throughout, insuring that this is quite a large copy and well preserved. Goff B-614; IG,: 47 ... Read more

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  • Edition: Limited Edition Copy number 484 out of 520 Copies
  • Book condition: Spine Sunning, Paper Label Present
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Philip Greely Brown (1855-1934) was an avid book collector and amature historian and albeit, publisher. He helped collect and published his brother's memoirs on the settlement of the West. His brother, Clifford Brown served under a variety of leaders, some quite famous. This is a bibliography of all of James Russell Lowell' works up to 1906. Mr. Brown would have used this text to put together a definitive collection of Russell's works. His entire collection was partilly donated and the rest sold at auction in 1935. The book is in excellent condition with no dust cover and some sunning to the spine. It is interior lightly toned and tight binding. The title is: A Bibliography of James Russell Lowell. Compiled by George Willis Cooke. Boston and New York. Houghton Mifflin and Company MDCCCCVI (1906). This copy is number 484 out of 530 copies printed and bound. A first and only edition. A very nice signed bookplate of Philip Greely Brown. He was a graduate of Bowdoin College (Maine) Title: A bibliography of Jam ... Read more

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  • Edition: Reference on publications in Rhode Island
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Bartlett, John Russell, Bibliography of Rhode Island, a Catalogue of Books and Other Publications Relating to the State of Rhode Island, with Notes, Historical, Biographical and Critical; Providence: State of Rhode Island, 1864. original cloth-backed boards. Rhode Island. 8vo. original cloth-backed boards. 287 pages. First edition (Besterman 5391). Two page preface by Bartlett followed by the bibliography.

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  • Edition: Reprint of the 1935 Edition
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Chippenham, Wiltshire: for EMO Press by Antony Rowe Ltd.,, 1990. Prepared for the British Academy. Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine gilt. Spine a little faded, some small spots to lower board and a scratch to the upper board. An excellent copy. Reprint of the 1935 first edition.

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  • Edition: Water Birds, Marsh Birds and Shore Birds. Illustrated with Col
  • Book condition: Near Fine
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Massachusetts Department of Agriculture, Dr. Arthur W. Gilbert, Commissioner. Birds of Massachusetts and other New England States by Edward Howe Forbush, 1925 Part 1. Water Birds, Marsh Birds and Shore Birds. Illustrated with Color Plates from Drawings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes and Figures and Cuts from Drawings and Photographs by The Author and Others. Issued by Authority of the Legislature, 1925. pgs 481, 33 colored plates, 35 black and white figures and photographs and 69 additional sketch illustrations. Part 2. First Edition, 1927, Land Birds from Bob-Whites to Grackles, 23 Color plates, 32 Figures and photographs, 18 maps, 34 additional sketch illustrations. 461 pgs. Part 3. First Edition, Land Birds from Sparrows to Thrushes (Edward Howe Forbush dies in 1929) Extant a engraved photo of him, signed in engraving. Addtional Sketches by John Bichard May. 31 Color Plates, 30 Figures and Photographes, 17 Maps, 23 additional sketch Illustrations. 466 pgs including Index.Some corner bumping and wear exterior and ... Read more

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Bookmaking & kindred amenities

Miers, Earl Schenck

  • Edition: First Edition about Bookmaking, xiii, 147, [1] p. 27 cm.
  • Book condition: Fine
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A book about bookmaking. It's a nice first edition with a good dust jacket for its age but its not perfect. A great book for learning more about books and book making. A very well written series of views on the subject on nice crisp, heavy paper stock, printed by Rutgers University Press and the Haddon Craftsmen. Title:     Bookmaking & kindred amenities,being a collection of essaysAuthor(s):     Miers, Earl Schenck, 1910-1972,  ed.Ellis, Richard W.; 1895-1982, ; (Richard Williamson),; joint ed.Warde, Beatrice,; 1900-1969.Publication:     New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press in association with the Haddon Craftsmen,Year:     1942Description:     xiii, 147, [1] p. 27 cm.Language:     EnglishContents:     The book in history from manuscript volumes to book club dividends / Richard Ellis -- A voice from embattled Britain: I know what books mean / Beatrice Warde -- Gilding the lily: in the designing of books there's no sin like complacency / Carl Purington Rollins -- Publisher bite ... Read more

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  • Edition: Solid reference edition for collectors of terms
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R.R. Bowker Co. 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Cloth. Very Good First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First edition bound in green cloth. Bookplate of F. M. O'Brien; Antiquarian Bookdealer. A compendium of information relating to the production and distribution of books.

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  • Edition: No illustrations but details on books about books
  • Book condition: Stapled, early catalogue
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Kraus, Hans Peter; 1977, First Edition; 8vo, 62pp, 2pp errata. Books about books from the library of the late A.N.L. Munby, Cambridge, and from other sources: including bibliography, books about manuscripts and bindings, typography, history of printing, publishing, bookselling, library science.

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  • Edition: Nice set. Fine condition.
  • Book condition: Stored in box fine condition
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Putnam, George Haven; Books and Their Makers in the Middle Ages [Two-Volume Set - Complete] Hillary House Publishers Ltd., 1962. Two-Volume Set. A Study of the conditions of the production and distribution of literature from the fall of the Roman Empire to the close of the Seventeenth Century; Textblocks and bindings very clean and tight; Lacking dust jackets; Bindings lightly edge rubbed; Vol I: Years 476-1600; Vol II: Years 1500-1709, and includes index for the set. . Reprint. Red Cloth. Very Good+. 8vo - Over 7 3/4" -9 3/4 " Tall.

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