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Literary Taste How To Form It With Detailed Instructions For Collecting A Complete Library of English Literature

By Arnold Bennett

New York, NY: George H. Doran Company 127pp. Original boards. Previous owner inscription to FEP and dated March 5, 1912. No publication date but early 20th century due to owner inscription date. Pages are clean (unmarked) but yellowed with age. Binding is cracked (and webbing is showing) put pages are still secure. Boards are sunned/finger soiled. Head/heel of spine and corners are frayed, heavy rubbing to extremities. Nic ereading copy of this increasingly scrace title. . First Thus. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$55.00

Why Read Moby Dick
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Why Read Moby Dick

By Nathaniel Philbrick

U.S.A.: Penguin, 2011. pages clean, bright. binding tight. edge wear with dents. corners dented. covers worn, scratched, scuffed, ink rubbed, ect. spine edges chipped, dented slightly. general shelf wear. a good reading copy. . 1st Printing. Trade Paperback. Good +. Small Paperback.

$7.70

The End of Obscenity: The Trials of Lady Chatterley, Tropic of Cancer & Fanny Hill by the Lawyer Who Defended Them

By Rembar, Charles

New York: Random House, 1968. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Foxing on the page edges. Some light staining on the top page edge. Jacket is chipped, worn and torn with staining at the edges and corners. Some slight fraying at the head of the spine.. First Edition, 1st printing. Hard Cover. Good -/Poor. Mylared.

$33.00

The Book Whisper
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The Book Whisper

By Donalyn Miller

U.S.A.: Jossey-Bass, 2009. pages clean, dulled, yellowing. binding tight. edge wear. corners dented, starting to split. covers worn, scratched, scuffed, ect. general shelf wear. a good reading copy. . Later Printing. Trade Paperback. Good +. Oversize Trade Paperback.

$15.50

Required Reading
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Required Reading

By Andrew Delbanco

U.S.A.: Noonday Press, 1998. pages clean. binding tight. edge wear with dents. corners dented, starting to split. covers worn, dented, scratched, scuffed, ink rubbed, chipped, ect. spine edges chipped, dented. general shelf wear. a good reading copy. . 1st Printing. Trade Paperback. Good.

$11.00

Dr. Bowdler's Legacy: a History of Expurgated Books

By Perrin, Noel

New York, NY: Atheneum, 1969. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Jacket is age toned and faded at the spine. Top page edge is red.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good -. Mylared.

$24.50

Bookmarks

By Raphael, Frederic

Great Britain: Quartet Books, 1975. pages yellowed. binding loose, hinges cracked. top third of book was dented,smashed. edge wear with dents, tears, chips. corners dented, creased slightly and starting to split. covers worn, dented, creased, scratched, scuffed, ink rubbed, chipped, dulled, aged, soiled slightly, yellowed, ect. top half of spine covered in clear tape. spine edges dented. general shelf wear. a decent reading copy. . British Edition, 1st Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Fair.

$5.50

Rediscoveries II: Important Writers Select Their Favorite Works of Neglected Fiction
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Rediscoveries II: Important Writers Select Their Favorite Works of Neglected Fiction

By Madden, David and Peggy Bach, Eds.

New York: Caroll & Graf, 1988. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Signed by the editors on the title page. Jacket is yellowed and worn. . Signed By Editors. First Edition, 1st printing. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Mylared.

$24.50

Wide as the Waters: The Story of the English bible and the Revolution it Inspired
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Wide as the Waters: The Story of the English bible and the Revolution it Inspired

By Bobrick, Benson

New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. . First Edition, 1st printing. Hard Cover. Good +/Good +. Mylared.

$22.00

Creating Handmade Books

By Golden, Alisa

U.S.A.: Sterling Publishing Co, 2000. pages clean, bright. binding tight, hinges cracked. edge wear with dents, chips. corners dented. covers worn, dented, scratched, scuffed, ink rubbed, ect. general shelf wear. a good reading copy. . Later Printing. Trade Paperback. Good -. Oversize Paperback.

$15.50

Against The Grain: Interviews With Maverick American Publishers

By Robert Dana (editor)

Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1986. 258pp. Original cloth covered boards. Pages are clean (unmarked) but age-toned. Binding is tight and secure. Boards have moderate amount of small yellow spots to panels (possibly foxing), rubbing to extremities. Unclipped pictorial DJ is sunned/lightly finger soiled with a few small closed tears to edges, slight rubbing to extremities. Looks nice in added protective mylar covering. Nice reading copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good -/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mylared.

$55.00

Living Memory: Hodder & Stoughton Publishers 1868-1975

By John Attenborough

London: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 1975. 287pp. Original maroon boards with gilt lettering to spine. Pages are clean (unmarked) but yellowing with age. Binding is tight and secure. Boards have slight scuffing, bumping to corners. Unclipped pictorial DJ is sunned/ink-rubbed/slightly scuffed, bumping/chipping to head/heel of spine, corners moderately rubbed. Looks nice in adde dprotective mylar covering. Nice reading copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mylared.

$33.00

Of Making Many Books

By Roger Burlingame

New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946. 347pp. Index. Original brown cloth with gilt lettering/decoration. Sticker to inside front cover reads, "Compliments of Charles Scribner's Sons 1848....1946"; neta and unobtrusice. Inner pages are clean (unmarked) but yellowing with age. Hinges are creased (and text block is pulling away from boards) but pages are secure. Boards are lightly scuffed, slight bumping to corners, slight rubbing to extremities. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mylared.

$55.00

Jonathan Cape, Publisher

By Howard, Michael S.

London: Jonathan Cape, 1971. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. No jacket, book has been rebound and the front jacket flap has been glued inside the front board. One section of black and white photos, other scattered throughout. Laminate is pulling away at the hinges.. Unknown Edition. Hard Cover. Good.

$22.00

The 100 Best Business Books of All Time Updated Edition
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The 100 Best Business Books of All Time Updated Edition

By Covert, Jack And Todd Sattersten

U.S.A.: Portfolio Press, 2011. pages clean, dulled. binding tight, hinges creased/cracked. edge wear with dents. corners dented. covers worn, scratched, scuffed, ect. general shelf wear. a good reading copy. . 2nd Printing. Trade Paperback. Good.

$11.00

Published in Paris: American and British writers, Printers, and Publishers in Paris, 1920-1939

By Ford, Hugh

New York, NY: Macmillan, 1975. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is loose, but pages are secure. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Jacket is sun faded with small tears at the head and foot of the spine. Black and white photos scattered throughout.. First Edition, 1st printing. Hard Cover. Good -/Good -. Mylared.

$18.00

The Printing Unwins

By Unwin, Philip

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1976. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Four sections of black and white photos. Light foxing on the top page edge. Jacket spin is slightly discolored.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good +/Good. Mylared.

$22.00

Memoirs of a Dissident Publisher
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Memoirs of a Dissident Publisher

By Regnery, Henry

New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1979. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Foxed page edges. Jacket is aged and discolored with chips at the foot of the spine.. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Good +/Good -. Mylared.

$24.50

The House of Harper: 150 Years of Publishing

By Exman, Eugene

New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1967. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Black and white photos throughout. Jacket is worn, torn and chipped at the edges and corners.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good -. Mylared.

$24.50

At Random: The Reminiscences of Bennett Cerf
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At Random: The Reminiscences of Bennett Cerf

By Cerf, Bennett

New York, NY: Random House, 1977. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is tight. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Boards are slightly discolored at the edges and bumped at the corners. Jacket is wornd and chipped at the edges and corners. Black and white photos throughout.. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Good -/Fair. Mylared.

$24.50

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