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Reefs Bibliophilic: An Address to The Amtmann Circle at Massey College, University of Toronto 9 May 1983
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Reefs Bibliophilic: An Address to The Amtmann Circle at Massey College, University of Toronto 9 May 1983

By SANDERSON, John

Printed for The Amtmann Circle by The Tragara Press, 1984. 200 copies of which this is no. 95. Softcover. Fine. 13 p. 26 cm. B&w frontispiece portrait. Green paper covers.

$30.00

The Colophon, Parts 1-14
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The Colophon, Parts 1-14

By ADLER, Elmer et al (eds.)

1930-33. Hardcover. Ex library - very good. Parts 1-14 of original 20 vol. run. Unpaginated. 27 cm. Mainly b&w illustrations with a few colour. Hardcovers. 10 vols. are ex library with call labels on front covers, envelopes on front pastedowns, blind stamps on title pages. Some wear to edges and spine ends. The plate "Hilltop" is missing from vol. 5. "A Book Collector's Quarterly Published in America ." Highlights: Colophons by Ruth S. Granniss; Firsts, Issues & Points by George H. Sargent; On Breaking Into Type by H. L. Mencken, Illustrating "Huckleberry Finn" by E. W. Kemble; Memories of Rupert Brooke by R. W. Hathaway; Walt Whitman's Visit to the Shakers by Emory Holloway; Diamonds in the Rough by Samuel L. Clemens; Harriet Martineau, Deaf Blue-Stocking by Ernest Elmo Calkins; Death by Spontaneous Combustion by J. De Lancey Ferguson; A Sketch of The Origin of Species by Paul B. Victorius; The Writing of Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton; Westward Ho! with Charles Kingsley by Wilfred Partington; Some Bookwomen of the Fifteenth Century by E. Miriam Lone; Stephen Crane by Vincent Starrett; The Golden Cockerel Press by Robert Gibbings; Thoughts on Half-Titles by R. W. Chapman; The Rare book Collection of the Library of Congress by V. Valta Parma; The Origins of Publishers' Cloth Binding by John Carter; The First Editor of Shakespeare by Edward Wagenknecht; A Kipling Problem by Lloyd H. Chandler; The Way to Wealth For Indigent Bookmen by Pierce Butler; The Early Adventures of "Sister Carrie" by Theodore Dreiser; An Inquiry into Huckleberry Finn by Irving S. Underhill; My First Novels There Were Two by Willa Cather; The Way of the Best Seller by Lillian Gary Taylor; Robert Frost and His Books by Frederic Melcher; Book Collecting For All Purses by Seymour de Ricci; etc.

$750.00

The Colophon Winter-Autumn 1938
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The Colophon Winter-Autumn 1938

By SMITH, Robert M., et al

New York: The Colophon, 1938. New Series. Vol. 3 No. 1 - No. 4. Cloth. Ex library - very good. 4 vols.: 164; 165-328; 329-476; 477-632 p. 24 cm. B&w illustrations. Cloth hardcoves. Some light soiling and discolouration to cloth, with 2 vols. having tears in upper spines. No. 3 in remains of dustjacket. Ex library with ink stamps on front free endpapers and on title page of no. 4. Bookplates on front pastedowns. "A Quarterly For Bookmen." Highlights: No. 1: The Pursuit of a First Folio by Robert M. Smith; The Rising Tide of Genealogical Publications in America by Cedric Larson; A Letter of Hartley Coleridge by Herbert Hartman; Theodore Dreiser, Success Monger by John F. Huth, Jr.; No. 2: Huck Finn Aborning by Dalancey Ferguson; The Trial Books of Dante Gabriel Rosetti by Janet Camp Troxell; Tracking Melville in the South Seas by Charles Roberts Anderson; No. 3: Those Mesmeric Victorians by Arno L. Bader; Some Notes on Modern First Editions by H. B. Collamore; Far From the Madding Crowd on the American Stage by Vera Liebert; Thomas Hardy in America by Carl J. Weber; Dreiser and Success by John F. Huth, Jr.; The Americanization of Mother Goose by Codman Hislop; etc.

$150.00

The New Colophon, September 1949
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The New Colophon, September 1949

By ADLER, Elmer et al (eds.)

New York: Duschnes Crawford, 1949. Vol. II Part 7, Sept. 1949. Hardcover. Ex library - very good. Pages 195-304. 28 cm. Hardcover. Ex library with call number on lower front, envelope on front pastedown, blind stamp on title page. Some small dents in edges. "A Book Collector's Quarterly." Includes: Willa Cather From Nebraska (George Seibel); The Wanderings of "Ulysses" by Stuart Gilbert; The Life & Death of the Lafayette Publishing Co. (John T. Winterich); The Cummington Press (Harry Duncan); etc.

$35.00

The New Colophon, February 1950
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The New Colophon, February 1950

By ADLER, Elmer et al (eds.)

New York: Duschnes Crawford, 1950. Vol. II Part 8, Feb. 1950. Hardcover. Ex library - very good. Pages 311-406. 28 cm. Hardcover. Ex library with call number on lower front, envelope on front pastedown, blind stamp on title page. Some small dents in edges. "A Book Collector's Quarterly." Includes:The Uses of Collecting by John Bakeless, illustrated by Paul Carruth; Where are Shakespeare's Manuscripts? by James G. McManaway; Manuscript Hunting in Two Continents by R. W. Chapman; etc.

$35.00

The Colophon, Summer 1935 - Spring 1936
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The Colophon, Summer 1935 - Spring 1936

By ADLER, Elmer (ed.)

New York: The Colophon, 1935. New Series Vol. I No. 1 Summer 1935 - Vol. I No. 4 Spring 1936. Hardcover. Ex library - very good. 4 vols.: 159; 160-315; 316-480; 481-644 p. 24 cm. Some b&w illustrations. Hardcovers. Vols. I & II ex library with call number labels on lower spines, envelopes on pastedowns, ink stamps on front free endpapers, blind stamps on title pages, chipped spine ends. "A Quarterly For Bookmen." Highlights: No. I: Burt Emmett by Sherwood Anderson; America's first Bibles by Randolph G. Adams; Herman Melville as I Recall Him by Oscar Wegelin; Stephen Collins Foster, Dramatic Collaborator by Edward G. Fletcher; Alexandre Dumas, Benefactor, by F. W. Reed; George Eliot and John Chapman by Blanche Colton Williams; More About the Mouse-Trap by Burton Stevenson; A Note on The Monk by Frederick Coykendall; A Note on Ernest Hemingway by Louis Henry Cohn; No. 2: The Literature of Alchemy by A. P. Sy; Proof-Reading in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries by William Alexander Jackson; Samuel Butler - the First Century by Paul Jordan-Smith; The Haunted Book: Converning Huckleberry Finn by Irving S. Underhill. No. 3: The 1866 Appleton "Alice" by Flodden W. Heron; The Collier-Cruikshank Punch and Judy by Paul McPharlin. No. 4: A London Bookseller's Ledger of 1535 by William A. Jackson; My Memoirs of the Civil War by MacKinlay Kantor; Bibliographical Notes on James Joyce's "Ulysses" by R. F. Roberts; On Being Famous by Rockwell Kent and Norman Rockwell; The McGuffey Readers by Henry Ford.

$150.00

The Colophon Autumn 1936 - Autumn 1937
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The Colophon Autumn 1936 - Autumn 1937

By ADAMS, Frederick B., Jr. et al (eds.)

New York: The Colophon, 1936-37. New series. Vol. II No. 1 Autumn 1936 - Vol. II No. 4 Autumn 1937. Cloth. Ex library-very good. 4 vols.: 157; 158-310; 311-479; 480-628 p. 24 cm. B&w illustrations. Cloth hardcovers. Ex library with call number label on lower spine, envelope on front pastedown, ink and blind stamps on title page. No. 2 has some soiling to cloth and ink stamp on front free endpaper. No. 3 has label on front cover, envelope on front pastedown, ink and blind stamps on title page. No. 4 has black mark on rear cover. "A Quarterly For Bookmen." Highlights: No. 1: The Printer of the Jesuit "Relations" by Louis Blake Duff; The First Edition of Byron's Corsair? by William H. McCarthy, Jr.; No. 2: If You Must Write a Bibliography by Charles Beecher Hogan; Breaking Into Print by Sinclair Lewis; Hawthorne and The Man of God by Manning Hawthorne; No. 3: Victorian Bookmarkers by Paul McPharlin; Notes on a Wordsworth Collection by George F. Whicher; Wolfe's Copy of Gray's Elegy by Edwin Wolf, 2nd; Plagiarism and Thomas Hardy by Carl J. Weber; No. 4: The American Issues of Trilby by Louis N. Feipel; etc.

$150.00

Books And Folks
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Books And Folks

By TEALL, Edward N.

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1921. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. ix, 209, [6] p. 20 cm. Brown hardcover in mylar-covered brown jacket. Occasional light thumbing. Title continues: "A Volume of Friendly and Informal Counsel for Those Who Seek the Best in Literature and Life." Topics include: the place of the newspaper in life and letters; His Majesty the Book; weeding in the Garden of Books; book review; how to read; children and books in the home; etc.

$40.00

The Pursuit of a First Folio
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The Pursuit of a First Folio

By SMITH, Robert M.

[New York]: [No publisher], 1938. Staplebound. Fine. Overrun from The Colophon: New Series, Number 1, Volume III. Pages 41-53. 24 cm. Staplebound. Inscribed by author on front cover. Owner's label.

$25.00

Sherlock Holmes: Rare-Book Collector: a Study in Book Detection
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Sherlock Holmes: Rare-Book Collector: a Study in Book Detection

By Stern, Madeleine B.

New York, N.Y.: Schulte Publishing Company, 1953. Original wraps. Fine. 23 pp. 8vo. Owner's sticker. Published in the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America Volume Forty-Seven, Second Quarter, 1953.

$50.00

Moriz Sondheim: Bibliophilie
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Moriz Sondheim: Bibliophilie

By SONDHEIM, Moriz

Frankfurt am Main, 1932. Ephemera. Good. Rede gehalten bei der Jahresvarsammlung der Gesellschaft der Bibliophilen am 11 September 1932 zu Frankfurt am Main. 23 p. 23 cm. Paper covers with light soiling. Small tear in edge of half title. German text.

$25.00

A Matter of Taste: Discrimination in Nineteenth-Century Book Collecting: Catalogue of an Exhibition of Rare Books from the John Carter Brown Library
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A Matter of Taste: Discrimination in Nineteenth-Century Book Collecting: Catalogue of an Exhibition of Rare Books from the John Carter Brown Library

By DANFORTH, Susan

Providence, Rhode Island: Published for the Associates of the John Carter Brown Library, 2008. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. xx, 85 p. 29 cm. Colour illustrations. Red cloth hardcover with gold print.

$50.00