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London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1814. Hardcover. Very good overall. Two volumes bound in one. 8vo. Vol I: 402 pp + bibliography; Vol. II: 403-758, + corrections, appendix and bibliography. Half leather with marbled boards. Marbled end papers. Fold-out frontispiece Vol. I, with Vol II half title and title page present. Minor foxing and edgewear, damage to p.… Read more
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The Book-Lover's Quarterly April, October & December 1912. Volume I Numbers 1, 2 & 3

by North, Ernest Dressel

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Published
1912
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Very good condition
Edition
First edition
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$125.00

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New York: Ernest Dressel North, 1912. First edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. The first three pamphlets/catalogs with original wrappers bound in, of the scarce book collecting periodical, which was published for only 2 years, from 1912 to 1914. Ernest Dressel North was one of New York City's major antiquarian book dealers, who was said to own the… Read more
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The First Editions of the Writings of Charles Dickens and Their Values A Bibliography

by Eckel, John C.

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Published
1913
Condition
Very good
Edition
First edition
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$70.00

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London: Chapman & Hall, Ltd., 1913. First edition. Very good. 8vo, 296 pp, b&w frontis with tissue guard and 32 illustrations and facsimiles, including fold out page of four versions of title page for "The Battle of Life". Brown cloth cover with gilt title on spine. Top edge is gilt, other edges uncut. Limited edition; this volume is… Read more
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John Leech On My Shelves

by Leech, John (William Osgood Field, compiler)

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Published
1930
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
First edition
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$400.00

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Munich: Privately printed, Bremer, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Beautifully produced and lavishly illustrated bibliography of John Leech's works, one of 19th century's finest illustrators. A limited edition, number 30 of 150, signed by Field and privately published at the Bremer Press, Munich 1930. Small folio, 315 pp includes full page and text… Read more
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Philadelphia: Published by the author, 1937. Hardcover. a Descriptive Catalogue with 48 Illustrations. 8vo, 248pp, 48 b&w plates. Original brown cloth covers with gilt title at spine, in original glassine wraps. Covers are very good, bright and clean with no wear. Internally, like new. Lists mainly Arabic, Persian and Turkish manuscripts, with b&w illustrations of bindings and illuminated pages.… Read more
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$45.00
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A Keepsake for Alfred A. Knopf

by Knopf, Alfred A.

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Published
1965
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Very good condition
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$400.00

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1965. Very good condition. A tribute to Alfred A. Knopf, written and printed by various authors & fine presses, celebrating his fiftieth year as a book publisher. Organized by Charles Antin of Serendipity Press 1965. Limited to 150 copies. 51 unbound leaflets and pamphlets, complete as issued. The contributors read like a catalogue of American fine… Read more
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Bibliopola Pictures and Texts about the Book Trade. Volumes I and II

by Taubert, Sigfred

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Published
1966
Condition
Fine
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$40.00

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Hamburg: Dr. Ernst Hauswedell & Co., 1966. Cloth. Fine. 4to, Volume I: xxiv, 124pp, b&w illlus throughout; Volume II: 523pp, 258 plates, 42 in color, 317 illustrations in text. Grey cloth covers, gilt title on red leather label on spines. Text printed in three columns, text in English, French and German.
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