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Arab Culture and Ottoman Magnificence in Antwerp's Golden Age
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Arab Culture and Ottoman Magnificence in Antwerp's Golden Age

By HAMILTON, Alastair

The Arcadian Library; Oxford University Press, 2001. Hardcover. Near fine/Fine. 134 p. 33 cm. Mainly colour illustrations. Red cloth hardcover in pictorial dustjacket. Topics: Amsterdam as the commercial metropolis of the world; early travel accounts; the scholar traveller; Gabriel d'Aramon; Habsburg envoys; Guillaume Postel; Arab science in Europe; Antwerp Polyglot Bible; Benito Arias Montano; Andreas Masius; Franciscus Raphelengius and his manuscripts; Arabic typography and philology; etc. Bibliography and index.

$80.00

The Anatomy of Bibliomania
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The Anatomy of Bibliomania

By JACKSON, Holbrook

London: The Soncino Press, 1932. Third edition, revised. Hardcover. Very good/Fair. The first complete edition in one volume. xv, 854 p. 24 cm. Brown cloth hardcover in mylar-covered blue dustjacket. Jacket foxed with small chips to edges, discoloured spine. Bookplate on front pastedown, clippings about Holbrook Jackson on rear endpapers. Pages clean and neat. The author writes of bookmania or book madness, the pleasure of books, reading for its own sake, how to read, study and book learning, books as furniture, book-eaters, the influence of books, libraries and care of books, book borrowers, bookworms, book hunting, grangerizing, etc. Index.

$100.00

United States Bonds; Or Duress by Federal Authority: A Journal of Current Events during an imprisonment of Fifteen Months, at Fort Delaware (Salesman's Dummy)
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United States Bonds; Or Duress by Federal Authority: A Journal of Current Events during an imprisonment of Fifteen Months, at Fort Delaware (Salesman's Dummy)

By HANDY, Isaac W. K.

Baltimore: Turnbull Brothers , 1874. Hardcover. Fair. xxiv, 16 p. + plates and subscription pages. 23 cm. Frontispiece photo of author and 24 engraved plates. Only 3 subscribers' names filled in. Inside rear cover shows two styles of spine decoration. Brown cloth with gold and black impressing. From our As Is shelf. Dampstained boards a little warped. Stains continue through first pages with a little foxing towards rear. Free endpaper stuck to spine sample at rear.

$75.00

Upper Canadian Imprints, 1801-1841: A Bibliography
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Upper Canadian Imprints, 1801-1841: A Bibliography

By FLEMING, Patricia Lockhart

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Ex library - very good. xviii, 555 p. 28 cm. Ex library with call label on lower spine, label and ink stamps on front endpapers, label on rear pastedown. The first comprehensive analytical bibliography of Upper Canadian books, pamphlets, government publications, serials, broadsides and ephemera. Special section at rear on newspapers and journals. Indexed by name, title, genre, trade, place and language.

$40.00

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

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

The Bookman Christmas Number 1917
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The Bookman Christmas Number 1917

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1917. No. 315. Vol. LIII. December 1917. Hardcover. Ex library - very good +. Pages 73-114, 156. 33 cm. Colour tipped-in frontispiece from a painting by Gwynedd M. Hudson. Colour portrait of Field-Marshall Sir Douglas Haig by Francis Dodd. 6 tipped-in b&w portrait photos. Colour tipped-in squirrel illustration by Richard Lydekker. Other b&w illustrations. Green leather spine with green cloth boards. Ex library with call number on lower spine, ink stamp and notation on title page. Some black marks on front cover and spine, faint scratches on rear. Label removed from front pastedown. Articles on soldier-poets fallen in the war, reading Horace, Russians (Pleasant and Unpleasant), much more.

$100.00

Transactions of the Grolier Club of the City of New York. Part II
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Transactions of the Grolier Club of the City of New York. Part II

New York: The Grolier Club, 1894. Softcover. Good/Good. "From July eighteen Hundred and Eighty-Five to February Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-Four." 156 p. 25 cm. b&w illustrations. Cream paper covers with gold print wrapped in cream paper dustjacket. Some soiling to covers with cracked rear hinge, chip in upper spine and tear in lower. Some soiling and rough edges to jacket. Some pages tore a bit when cut. Title on spine in pencil.

$35.00

Transactions of the Grolier Club of the City of New York. Part II
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Transactions of the Grolier Club of the City of New York. Part II

New York: The Grolier Club, 1894. Softcover. Good +. "From July eighteen Hundred and Eighty-Five to February Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-Four." 156 p. 25 cm. b&w illustrations. Cream paper covers with gold print. Some soiling to covers with small tear lower front. Pages uncut. Spine darkened with small tear at top. Occasional thumbing.

$35.00

The Bookman Christmas Number 1920
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The Bookman Christmas Number 1920

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1920. No. 351. Vol. LVIV. December, 1920. Hardcover. Ex library - good . Pages 97-144, [2], 186. 33.5 cm. Numerous b&w illustrations. Green leather spine with green cloth boards. Ex library with call number on lower spine, ink stamp and notation on title page. Label removed from front pastedown. Frontispiece by Leo Bates removed. Barrie as an Artist by G. K. Chesterton; J. M. Barrie and the stage by Alfred Sutro; J. M. Barrie the Tragedian by Sheila Kaye-Smith, J. M. B. by Gerald Du Maurier; Maggie, Wendy, Cinders, and Some Others by Hilda Trevelyan; The Plays of Sir James Barrie by Sir Squire Bancoft, Sir Oliver Lodge, Arthur Rackham, Jerome K. Jerome and others; etc.

$100.00

The Bookman Christmas Number 1921
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The Bookman Christmas Number 1921

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1921. No. 363, Vol. LXI, December 1921. Hardcover. Ex library - very good. 119-170, [2], 186 p. 33.5 cm. Tipped in colour plates by Arthur Rackham, Leo Bates, Alice B. Woodward, E. J. Detmold. Other b&w illustrations. Green leather spine with green cloth boards. Ex library with call number on lower spine, ink stamp and notation on title page. Small black marks on lower rear board. Label removed from front pastedown. Colour tipped-in frontispiece of Kipling missing. A little thumbing to first pages. Cromwell and Lincoln by Professor John Adams; Sir Walter Scott's Shakespeare by W. S. Crockett; Rudyard Kipling by R. Ellis Roberts; The Golden Book by Harold Monro, Professor Oliver Elton, Lady Margaret Sackville, G. K. Chesterton, Siegfried Sassoon, etc.; Matthew Prior by Francis Bickley; etc.

$75.00

The Bookman Christmas Double Number 1913
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The Bookman Christmas Double Number 1913

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1913. No. 267, Vol. XLV, December 1913. Hardcover. Ex library - good. Pages 133-194, iii, 237, xvii-xxxv. 34 cm. Tipped-in frontispiece photo of Sir James M. Barrie. Tipped in b&w photo of Francis Thompson life mask. Tipped in colour illustrationfrom The Bodley Head Natural History illustrated by J. A. Shepherd. Tipped-in colour plate The Greater Official by Jack B. Yeats from Irishmen All. Tipped in b&w plate of Lord Newark from Montrose by John Buchan. Colour plate from Heroes of the Dawn by Violet Russell illustrated by Beatrice Elvery. Colour illustration from The Fairy Book by Mrs. Craik with colour illustrations by Warwick Goble. Colour illustration from Vanity Fair illustrated by Lewis Baumer. tipped in colour plate from The Merchant of Venice illustrated by Averil Burleigh. Colour illustration from The Universe and the Mayonnaise illustrated by Katherine Clausen. Numerous b&w illustrations. Red leather spine with red cloth boards. Library label residue on chipped lower spine, label on front pastedown, ink stamps and notation on title page. One plate from Lohengrin removed. Merchant of Venice illustration corners torn. Ink stamp p. 121. Some thumbing. Contributors include Charles G. D. Roberts, Francis Bickley, George Sampson, Keighley Snowden, F. G. Bettany, etc.

$100.00

The Bookman Christmas Number 1918
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The Bookman Christmas Number 1918

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1918. No. 327, Vol. LV, December 1918. Hardcover. Library - very good. Pages 77-118, 3-132. 33 cm. Colour frontispiece by Arthur Rackham, 6 tipped-in b&w portrait plates (including Siegfried Sassoon). Numerous b&w illustrations. Green leather spine with green cloth boards. Small black mark on rear. Library call number on lower spine. Tipped-in photo of Charles G. D. Roberts missing. Label removed from front pastedown. Library ink stamp and notation on title page along with small tear. Article on Poets in Khaki featuring poets from Britain, Canada, Australasia, South Africa and America; John Buchan as War Historian by David Hodge; A Writer's Recollection, by Rebecca West; J. M. Barrie as Dramatist by George Sampson.

$100.00

The Mainz Psalters and Canon Missae 1457-1459
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The Mainz Psalters and Canon Missae 1457-1459

By MASSON, Sir Irvine

London: The Bibliographical Society, 1954. Hardcover. Very good +/Poor. viii, 72 p. + tables. 42 cm. 6 fold-out plates at rear, 2 in full colour. 8 fold-out tables at rear. Beige cloth spine and grey paper covered boards. In brown paper dustjacket. Jacket has numerous chips and tears and much of spine missing. A little thumbing to first pages. Corners lightly bumped. Topics include: pinholes and their interpretation, the 42-line Bible, the 1457 psalter, antiphonal print and technique, red print and technique in psalters, plack print in psalters and canon, modes of setting, etc.

$100.00

The Christmas Bookman, December 1922
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The Christmas Bookman, December 1922

By FARRAR, John (ed.)

Manchester, Mass: George H. Doran Co., 1922. Vol. LVI, No. 4, Dec. 1922. Softcover. Good. [88], 385-544, [32] p. 25 cm. B&w illustrations. Paper covers. Spine chipped, rear cover missing, small tears to edges of last page. Inside clean and neat. Articles by George S. Kaufman & Marc Connelly, Hugh Walpole, Mary Roberts Rinehart (The Unreality of Modern Realism), etc.

$35.00

Four Private Libraries of New-York: A Contribution to the History of Bibliophilism in America
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Four Private Libraries of New-York: A Contribution to the History of Bibliophilism in America

By DU BOIS, Henri Pène

New York: Duprat & Co, 1892. Cloth. Ex library - good. Edition limited to 1000 numbered copies of which this is no. 726. First Series. 119 p. 23 cm. Colour frontispiece and 12 b&w plates. Bound in red cloth. Ex library with label on spine, label on front pastedown, labels and ink stamps on rear endpapers, ink stamps on text block edges, stamp on dedication page. Blind stamps on title and tissue guard. Preface by Octave Uzanne.

$35.00

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