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Making An Elephant: Writing From Within

by SWIFT, Graham

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Attic Books
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780330451017
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$40.00

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London: Picador, 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 400 p. 23 cm. B&w illustrations. Black cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Signed by author on title page.
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As the Centuries Turn: Manuscripts and Books from 1000 to 2000

by LANDON, Richard

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Attic Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very good
ISBN
9780772760326
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$20.00

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University of Toronto Library, 2000. Softcover. Very good. 68 p. 21 x 22 cm. Colour and b&w illustrations. Light wear and a few marks. An exhibition in the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library Feb. to June 2000.
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Wasa Regal papper

by Wasanamnden; Bengtsons Lito AB

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Attic Books
Published
nd
Condition
Near fine
Item Price
$25.00

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nd. Near fine. One 36 cm folder containing a folded 31 cm specimen of paper made from a rope found on board the warship Wasa. Made at the Bank of Sweden's paper mill at Tumba. Explanatory sheet tucked in. Wrapped in paper cover.
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No Translation Required: Artists' Books in Germany and Georgia

by DAVIES, Karen, et al

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Attic Books
Published
2010
Condition
Fine
Edition
First printing, First edition
ISBN
9780615368276
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$40.00

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Savannah, GA: Savannah College of Art and Design, 2010. First printing, First edition. Softcover. Fine. 85 p. 26 cm. Colour illustrations. Black covers. Scad/Klingspor. Contemporary Book Art from the Klingspor Museum: University of the Arts, Braunschweig.
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Shakspere's Plays: The Separate Editions of, With the Alterations Done by Various Hands

by HALL, H. T.

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Attic Books
Published
1880
Condition
Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$20.00

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Cambridge: H. W. Wallis, 1880. Second Edition. Booklet. Good. 75 p. 23 cm. Grey paper covers are torn and chipped at spine. Page edges roughened.
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Experiments In Making Paper By Hand

by POYSER, J. N.

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Attic Books
Published
1966
Condition
Good
Edition
Limited Edition
Item Price
$35.00

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Point Claire, Que.: The Author, 1966. Limited Edition. Softcover. Good. 82 p. 28 cm. 23 b&w figures. Example of paper tipped in. Blue spiral binding. Some soiling to rear cover. Light wear. Former owner's label and a couple of ink notations on first leaves. Topics include papermaking history; equipment needed; making wood pulp; making waterleaf paper; making large… Read more
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A Quick Wit and a Light Hand": Design Movements & Children's Books 1880-1910

by TENNY, Dana & SHEFRIN, Jill

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Attic Books
Published
1993
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780920601235
Item Price
$15.00

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Toronto: Friends of the Osborne and Lillian H. Smith Collections, Toronto Public Library, 1993. Softcover. Fine. Unpaginated. 19 x 23 cm. B&w and colour illustrations. Card covers. Based on an exhibition held at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's books, Toronto Public Library, June 10-Sept. 15, 1993.
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After Gleanings For The Log-Shanty Book Shelf of 1896

by The Copp, Clark Co.

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Attic Books
Published
1896
Condition
Good
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$20.00

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Toronto, 1896. Booklet. Good. 16 p. 22 cm. Stapled booklet. Some soiling to rear and chips to bottom. "In the pioneers' cabin during the industrial exhibition, held every year in the month of September, at Toronto."
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Women's Bookworks; Livres D'Artistes-Femmes

by Powerhouse Gallery

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Attic Books
Published
1979
Condition
Good
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$35.00

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Montreal, 1979. Good. Approx. 100 pages. 17 cm pages in 18 cm box. B&w photos. Ink notes on front of box and signature of former owner on other side. Box is a bit out of shape and discoloured. Paper inside is pristine. "A survey exhibition of contemporary artists' books by Canadian women including unique book-objects and printed editions."… Read more
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Philadelphia, September 1889. Softcover. Good. 15 p. 14 cm. Stapled booklet. Ink stains on front bleed through to first page. Staples rusting.
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Paper Making as an Artistic Craft

by MASON, John; GRAHAM, Rigby (illus.)

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Attic Books
Published
1963
Condition
Fine
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$40.00

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Leicester: Twelve By Eight, 1963. Softcover. Fine/Near fine. 95 p. 22 cm. Tipped in paper examples and b&w illustrations. Cream card covers in blue print dustjacket. Jacket spine a little faded. Foreword by Dr. David Hunter.
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Salesman's dummy/sample book

by Various authors

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Attic Books
Published
1914
Condition
Good
Edition
Fireside Edition
Item Price
$45.00

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L. H. Walter, 1914. Fireside Edition. Hardcover. Good. Various paginations. 25 cm. Mainly b&w illustrations with a few colour plates. Grey cloth. Some plates detached. Order pages filled in. "Dummy" contains the following book samples: The Fireside Library of Knowledge; Walks and Talks through Bible Lands; Stories of Girl-Life; Stories of Boy-Life; The Everyday Speaker for our… Read more
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Célébration Papier Montreal 93 Paper Celebration

by WEBER, Therese, et al

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Attic Books
Published
1993
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$15.00

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Montreal: International Association of Hand Papermakers and Paper Artists (IAPMA), 1993. Very good. 8th annual Congress. 23 p. 28 cm. B&w illustrations. Stapled card covers. A bit of tearing to paper samples.
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Bookspeak

by BELL, Don

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Attic Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
120 copies printed, signed by author
ISBN
9780930126605
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$20.00

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Francestown, NH: Typographeum, 2000. 120 copies printed, signed by author. Softcover. Fine. 25 p. 25 cm. Brown card covers. Tucked inside is a typewritten letter signed by the artist.
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British Book Design 1947

by LEWIS, Walter; STONE, Reynolds (comps.)

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Attic Books
Published
1948
Condition
Very good
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$15.00

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Cambridge University Press, 1948. Booklet. Very good. 31 p. 22 cm. Booklet tied with thread. One hundred British Books published in 1947 exhibited by the National Book League, selected by Walter Lewis and Reynolds Stone. Catalogue of the exhibition held March-April 1948.
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The Golden Thread: A Reader's Journey Through the Great Books

by MEYER, Bruce

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Attic Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780002000338
Item Price
$50.00

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Toronto: HarperFlamingo, 2000. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 455 p. 24 cm. B&w illustrations. Hardcover in pictorial dustjacket. Signed by the author on title page. Commentary on books as diverse as The bible, Homer's Odyssey, Machiavelli's Prince, Milton's Paradise Lost, and Shelley's Frankenstein.
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Russia and Japan and the War in the Far East (Salesman's dummy)

by UNGER, Frederic William; MORRIS, Charles (assisted by)

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Attic Books
Published
1904
Condition
Good
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$30.00

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Philadelphia: The Bradley-Garretson Co., Ltd., 1904. Hardcover. Good. Various paginations. 24 cm. B&w illustrations. Detached folding colour map with small section missing at top. Red cloth with black, green, white impressing. Corners bumped. Scuff to front pastedown and upper edge. Order pages at rear blank.
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Complete List of Little Blue Books

by The Little Blue Book Store

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Attic Books
Published
nd
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$20.00

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Montreal, nd. Booklet. Very good. 16 p. 13 cm. Staplebound paper covers. Label mark on front cover. Paper browned. Front cover title: "Free Catalogue Containing list of 550 Great Books In Fit-the-Pocket Size at Seven Cents Each." Order form on rear.
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Memo from Albert Britnell, Toronto bookseller

by BRITNELL, Albert

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Attic Books
Published
nd
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$10.00

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Toronto, nd. Very good. One 11 x 15 cm one-sided memo from Albert Britnell, "Second-hand, Out-of-the-way and New Books" dealer located at 263-265 Yonge Street, Toronto, formerly known as Piddington's. Message reads "Saltwater Ballads should be $1.00 enclosed find 25 c." This now-closed business is well documented on the internet. Own a little piece of Toronto bookselling history.… Read more
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Invoice from J. & J. Sutherland, Booksellers, Brantford

by J. & J. Sutherland

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Attic Books
Published
1893
Condition
Good
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$10.00

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Brantford, Ont., 1893. Good. One 14 x 21 cm one-sided page. Sale dated July 17, 1893. Ink inscription on rear confirms date. Folded twice vertically and once horizontally. J. & J. Sutherland, Dr., Booksellers, Bookbinders, Blank Book manufacturers, Fine Wall Papers and Window Shades, School Books, Office and Fine Stationery." John Sutherland opened a bookbinding business on… Read more
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