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by Welsh, Doris Varner

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New York: Kathryn I. Rickard, 1989. cloth, dust jacket. Miniature Books. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. viii, 250 pages. Edited with a preface by Msgr. Francis J. Weber. First edition, limited to 500 copies. The first major work of its kind. An essential guide for anybody involved in this area of book collecting. Compliments card loosely inserted signed by the author. Dust jacket has slight discoloration at spine, very light rubbing at spine corners. Inside is as new.
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BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, 1904-79, A RETROSPECTIVE COLLECTION.|THE
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Charlottesville: Bibliographical Society of America, 1980. hardcover, dust jacket. 6 x 9.25 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. 568 pages. To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Bibliographical Society of America, this retrospective collection of articles seeks to represent, in the broadest possible way, the diverse contributions of the members of the Society to its Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America. The pieces demonstrate to the highest degree of excellence - articles of critical importance that have moved forward the art of bibliography. This volume contains 39 articles that strongly suggest that the practice of bibliography in America during the past three-quarters of a century cannot be easily categorized. Instead, the articles range over the entire spectrum of the world of books. An interesting characteristic of the selection is the preponderance of articles concerned with the relationship between books and people - especially with collectors rather than with those… Read More
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HOI BARBAROI: A QUARTER-CENTURY AT BARBARIAN PRESS
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Mission: Barbarian Press, 2004. quarter cloth with printed paper-covered boards, printed spine label with slipcase. Barbarian Press. 4to. quarter cloth with printed paper-covered boards, printed spine label with slipcase. 160 pages. Printed in an edition limited to 180 copies of which this is one of 150 standard copies. A fine copy in fine slipcase. This bibliography, which marks the silver anniversary of the Barbarian Press, lists all the books published by the Press, including those listed in the hard-to-find tenth anniversary edition. Robert Bringhurst provides an essay on the private press in Canada; Simon Brett contributes the chapter "Illustrating for Grown-ups"; and Sjaak Hubregtse writes about collecting Barbarian Press. A photo essay by David Evans dwells on the beauties of the tools, the materials, and the processes of making books. Foreword by Anthony Rota. Available Winter 2005.
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SAINT DOMINIC'S PRESS, A BIBLIOGRAPHY 1916-1937
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Risbury: The Whittington Press, 1995. quarter cloth, slipcase. Whittington Press. small 4to. quarter cloth, slipcase. (viii), 180, (2) pages. With a memoir by Susan Falkner, an introduction by Brocard Dewell, a preface by Michael Taylor, and an appendix by Adrian Cunningham. Limited to 400 numbered copies, of which this is one of 300 numbered copies bound in quarter cloth over paper covered boards. Fine in fine slipcase. With frontis and 23 additional illustrations throughout, including 12 letterpress facsimiles (some foldouts), 4 color-plates, and 3 photos. Saint Dominic's was founded in 1916 by H.D.C. Pepler and published a number of Eric Gill titles.
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New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2019. Hardback with dust jacket. 8.125 x 10.75 inches. Hardback with dust jacket. 160 pages. "This meticulously researched volume untangles the complicated and confusing history of American first editions of Dickens. It will be of interest to all students of Dickens, and invaluable for specialists. ... Highly recommended." - J. D. Vann, Choice This bibliography traces the history of Charles Dickens's Christmas books and other works published in America during his lifetime. Meticulously researched and presented, it includes data never before published. Original editions are identified and fully described, and each entry contains photographs of bindings and title pages, notes, related quotes or contemporary commentary, and dates of publication. This study enhances our knowledge of an important aspect of the Dickens oeuvre, and it should prove an essential reference book for all rare book libraries and institutions, book collectors, book dealers, and students… Read More
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Mission: Barbarian Press, 2004. quarter cloth with printed paper-covered boards, printed spine label with slipcase. Barbarian Press. 4to. quarter cloth with printed paper-covered boards, printed spine label with slipcase. 160 pages. Printed in an edition limited to 180 copies of which this is one of 150 standard copies. A fine copy in fine slipcase. This bibliography, which marks the silver anniversary of the Barbarian Press, lists all the books published by the Press, including those listed in the hard-to-find tenth anniversary edition. Robert Bringhurst provides an essay on the private press in Canada; Simon Brett contributes the chapter "Illustrating for Grown-ups"; and Sjaak Hubregtse writes about collecting Barbarian Press. A photo essay by David Evans dwells on the beauties of the tools, the materials, and the processes of making books. Foreword by Anthony Rota. Available Winter 2005.
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SAINT DOMINIC'S PRESS, A BIBLIOGRAPHY 1916-1937
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Risbury: The Whittington Press, 1995. quarter cloth, slipcase. Whittington Press. small 4to. quarter cloth, slipcase. (viii), 180, (2) pages. With a memoir by Susan Falkner, an introduction by Brocard Dewell, a preface by Michael Taylor, and an appendix by Adrian Cunningham. Limited to 400 numbered copies, of which this is one of 300 numbered copies bound in quarter cloth over paper covered boards. Fine in fine slipcase. With frontis and 23 additional illustrations throughout, including 12 letterpress facsimiles (some foldouts), 4 color-plates, and 3 photos. Saint Dominic's was founded in 1916 by H.D.C. Pepler and published a number of Eric Gill titles.
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(Santa Fe): Press of the Palace of The Governors, 1990. quarter cloth with paper-covered boards, fore edge uncut. Press of the Palace of The Governors. large 8vo. quarter cloth with paper-covered boards, fore edge uncut. 60, (2) pages. First edition, limited to 165 numbered copies. With an introduction by Clark Kimball of The Great Southwest Books, Santa Fe. History of the Seton Village Press from its foundation in 1938 until it closed five years later. During that time, the owner, Ernest Thompson Seton, with the aid of his wife and Maurice and Marceil Taylor had produced twenty titles, of which fifteen were printed and set entirely by hand. Each title receives a thorough description and is illustrated throughout by black and white photographs and line drawings reproduced from Seton editions. Signed on colophon page by both Taylors.
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A Bibliography of Miniature Books (1470-1965)
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A Bibliography of Miniature Books (1470-1965)

by Welsh, Doris Varner; Weber, Francis J. (editor, preface)

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Cobleskill, New York: Kathryn I. Rickard, 1989. viii, 250 pp. 30 x 22 cm. Dark blue faux-leather covered boards with gilt titling to spine, in a light blue dustjacket with dark blue titling; one of 500 copies printed. Some sunning to spine of jacket, with some light bumping to spine ends and corners of folds of jacket. Speckled stain on front panel of jacket near spine. Some mild to moderate bumping to spine ends and corners of boards. Adhesive bookplate (with backing still in place) stating "With best wishes of the compiler / Doris V. Welsh", which has been signed by Welsh in ink, is laid in at front. Interior clean and unmarked. Binding sound. . Signed by Author. Limited. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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A Bibliography of Miniature Books (1470-1965) [Signed]
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A Bibliography of Miniature Books (1470-1965) [Signed]

by Welsh, Doris Varner

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Kathryn I. Rickard, Cobleskill, NY, 1989. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Signed by Author. Size: 11 3/4" x 8 1/2". Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Gilt-stamped navy faux leather over boards, 250 pages, One of a limited edition of 500. Has a "With best wishes of the compiler" sticker signed by Doris Varner Welsh on front free end paper. Corners bumped. In a printed dust jacket that has some tape repairs at foot of spine, is bumped at corners, scratched on back. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3 lbs 5 oz. Category: Books on Books; Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 015458. .
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A Bibliography of Miniature Books (1470-1965)

A Bibliography of Miniature Books (1470-1965)

by Welsh, Doris Varner

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Cobleskill, NY: Kathryn I. Rickard, 1989. Large quarto. 250pp. One of 500 copies. A card signed by Miss Welsh is attached to the title page. With over 7200 entries plus a short title list, this long awaited volume is the first extensive bibliography of miniature books ever to be published. Mild bumps to lower corners, else fine in blue leatherette with light blue dust wrapper showing only trace creasing.
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Book Collecting Now: The Value of Print in a Digital Age

Book Collecting Now: The Value of Print in a Digital Age

by Budman, Matthew

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Chatwin Books, 2019. First Edition. Trade Paperback. New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" New! 'At a time when we take e-readers to the beach and read novels on our smartphones, is the book-collecting hobby still relevant? Yes, more than ever. This illustrated guide gives you everything you need to start in the world's greatest pastime: What it means to build a collection How to identify a first edition Where and how to get the best deals Understanding the value of autographs How to sell books to upgrade your library Care and repair of books A guide to current values When we spend our days in seamless digital environments, we need more life in our lives. Books forge an immediate connection to real people, lives, emotions, ideas, and imagination. They link us to history, and are a way to make an aesthetic and intellectual statement about your interests and values. Make no mistake: e-readers are with us for the long run, and right alongside them are the real books we've always loved.' 168pp., b/w photos throughout.
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The John Rylands Library, Manchester: a brief description of the building and its contents with a...
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The John Rylands Library, Manchester: a brief description of the building and its contents with a descriptive list of the works exhibited in the main library.

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48, [1] pages.
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Yoga Uniting East and West

by YESUDIAN, Selvarajan and Elisabeth Haich

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London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1956. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Pp. 161. Introduction by Thomas Huzella. Sparsely illustrated with a few line drawings. Bound in orange cloth with lettering stamped on spine. Slight offsetting to ffep, else Fine in Fine dust jacket. A birght copy. A chance excerpt: "Yoga is not a religion; it is crystallized truth." An uncommon book.
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BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, 1904-79, A RETROSPECTIVE COLLECTION.|THE
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Charlottesville: Bibliographical Society of America, 1980. hardcover, dust jacket. 6 x 9.25 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. 568 pages. To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Bibliographical Society of America, this retrospective collection of articles seeks to represent, in the broadest possible way, the diverse contributions of the members of the Society to its Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America. The pieces demonstrate to the highest degree of excellence - articles of critical importance that have moved forward the art of bibliography. This volume contains 39 articles that strongly suggest that the practice of bibliography in America during the past three-quarters of a century cannot be easily categorized. Instead, the articles range over the entire spectrum of the world of books. An interesting characteristic of the selection is the preponderance of articles concerned with the relationship between books and people - especially with collectors rather than with those… Read More
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Edward Fitzgerald and Omar Khayyam. An Essay and a Bibliography By Holbrook Jackson

Edward Fitzgerald and Omar Khayyam. An Essay and a Bibliography By Holbrook Jackson

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London / Liverpool: David Nutt / The Liverpool Booksellers' Co., 1899. First Edition . Printed Wrappers. Good. 6 3/4 " Tall. 41 Pp. The Original Printing,1899 Date On Title Page, On Laid Paper, Lacking The Brown Paper Covers But Still String Bound. Lightly Used, Almost No Wear, No Names Or Marks, Short Split At Bottom Of Spine. George Holbrook Jackson (1874 - 1948) Was A British Journalist, Writer And Publisher. He Was Recognised As One Of The Leading Bibliophiles Of His Time. He Was Born In Liverpool. Around 1900 He Was In The Lace Trade In Leeds, Where He Met A. R. Orage; Together They Founded The Leeds Arts Club. At That Time Jackson Was A Fabian Socialist, But Also Influenced By Nietzsche. Later They Separately Moved To London As Journalists. In 1906, Shortly After Arriving In The Capital, Jackson Suggested Founding A Similar Group To The Leeds Arts Club, The Fabian Arts Group. This Eventually Led To A Split From The Fabian Society, Whose Interest Was Economic And Political. In 1907, Jackson… Read More
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PAPER AND TYPE: BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ESSAYS
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Charlottesville: Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 2019. Hardcover with dust jacket. 8.5 x 11 inches. Hardcover with dust jacket. xiv, 383 pages. "As would be expected from a volume from this particular publisher the study of paper is not an end in itself, but is closely related to its use in the printed book and its importance as bibliographical evidence... the production standards are of the very highest order. From my sampling the index does not miss a thing." - Robert Laurie, Journal of the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society "Bidwell discusses the practical craftsmanship of paper and type and their aesthetic place in identifying and explaining the historical significance of particular authors books or editions, bringing the study of bibliography to life... To anyone interested in the history and evolution of paper and type the depth and breadth of this book is bound to enlighten and very likely to raise fresh questions and spark many new ideas... [Bidwell's] book offers a… Read More
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LITERATURE OF THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION, A BIBLIOGRAPHY AND ESSAYS.|THE
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Portland, OR: Lewis & Clark College, 2003. cloth, dust jacket. 8 x 12 inches. cloth, dust jacket. 316 pages. Introduction and essays by the author; bibliography after the text by Doug Erickson, Jeremy Skinner and Paul Merchant. This first comprehensive bibliography of Lewis and Clark expedition publications in a century is based on the world-class collection of materials at the Aubrey R. Watzak Library of Lewis & Clark College. The book is divided into seven sections: the expedition's traveling library of scientific, technical, and cartographic material (1754-1804); related congressional documents and early notices (1803-1807); editions of Patrick Gass's journal (1807-1904); surreptitious accounts (1809-1846); the Biddle-Allen narrative of the expedition (1814-2001); nineteenth-century publications (1803-1905); and twentieth-century publications (1906-2001). In each section, introductory historical essays survey the large cast of characters who have contributed to the expedition story since the last… Read More
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by Tanselle, G. Thomas

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Charlottesville: Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 2021. cloth with dust jacket. 6.125 x 9.25 inches. cloth with dust jacket. xiii, 367 pages. "Books in My Life is a testament to an important scholarly career and a life well lived in the republic of books, but it also advocates for the book as a physical object that reveals so much about our shared past, as well as the joy of acquiring, accumulating, organizing, and studying them." - Geoffrey Robert Little, Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada, 60 "Books in My Life combines autobiography with fascinating observations about the many roles that books can play in ones personal and professional lives. In particular, his brief memoir detailing the specific volumes, works of art, and other artifacts that one can peruse in his living room is likely one of the most charming and thought-provoking pieces of writing readers may ever encounter. No one will look at the contents of a bookshelf the same way after reading this… Read More
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Decorative and Printed Maps of The 15th To 18th Centuries A Revised Edition of Old Decorative...

Decorative and Printed Maps of The 15th To 18th Centuries A Revised Edition of Old Decorative Maps and Charts [A.L.Humphreys]

by Skelton, R.A

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London: Staples Press, 1952. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. maroon cloth. Very good in worn dust wrapper. 4to, 80 pages in text with eighty-four reproductions (twelve in color) and a new text by R.A. Skelton. General Bibliography. Provides a survey of maps printed from copper plates or wood-blocks. Twenty-two reproductions are new to this work.
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CHARLES DICKENS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF HIS FIRST AMERICAN EDITIONS, THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS AND SELECTED...
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CHARLES DICKENS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF HIS FIRST AMERICAN EDITIONS, THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS AND SELECTED SECONDARY WORKS

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New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2019. Hardback with dust jacket. 8.125 x 10.75 inches. Hardback with dust jacket. 160 pages. "This meticulously researched volume untangles the complicated and confusing history of American first editions of Dickens. It will be of interest to all students of Dickens, and invaluable for specialists. ... Highly recommended." - J. D. Vann, Choice This bibliography traces the history of Charles Dickens's Christmas books and other works published in America during his lifetime. Meticulously researched and presented, it includes data never before published. Original editions are identified and fully described, and each entry contains photographs of bindings and title pages, notes, related quotes or contemporary commentary, and dates of publication. This study enhances our knowledge of an important aspect of the Dickens oeuvre, and it should prove an essential reference book for all rare book libraries and institutions, book collectors, book dealers, and students… Read More
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