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Student's Alphabets

By Keuffel and Esser

New York: Keuffel & Esser; 1878, First edition. Near fine. Oblong octavo, Wrappers; »»» The firm of Keuffel & Esser at this time supplied pens, ink, and other writing supplies from their premises at 127 Fulton Street, New York. This booklet illustrates eight different styles of lettering for graphic arts. Bound in light brown wraps with printed front cover, K&E advertising inside rear cover. Tissue reinforced spine, some light external soil.

$28.00

Japan and Korea: a Critical Bibliography

By Silberman, Bernard S

Tucson: University of Arizona Press; 1962, First printing. Very good. Quarto, Wrappers; »»» Well annotated entries for 1933 articles, monographs, and books on Japan and Korea in English. Printed stiff paper covers over stapled binding. Some minor edge rubs and a few corner creases to covers. Binding sound. No prior ownership marks. Fully indexed. Good reference.

$21.00

Dylan Thomas in Print; a Bibliographical History

By Maud, Ralph. Assisted by Albert Glover

Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh; 1970, First edition. Very good; No dust jacket. Octavo, Full cloth; »»» Cloth has some red rubs along spine and on back cover. Illustration of the poet on front cover. Contains sections on Thomas' appearances in print in: Books, anthologies, theses; Welsh periodicals and newspapers; London periodicals and newspapers; United States and Canadian periodicals and newspapers; and foreign-language publications. Fully indexed.

$17.00

The Golden Book of Craftsmanship (Fifth Edition, revised)

By (Schultz, Walter F., Alfred L. Kolb, Howard N. King, et al.)

No Place Noted: IA Printing House Craftsmen; (1968), Near fine; No dust jacket. Duodecimo, Hardcover; »»» History and essays on craftsmen printing clubs. This copy signed by president and secretary of Washington, DC club, 1972. Textured gold paper over boards with red stamped lettering and ornament to upper board. Gift inscription on front pastedown. A few light external rubs.

$10.00

Teach Them to Live: a Study of Education in English Prisons

By Banks, Frances (Foreword by the Rt. Hon. Lord Birkett)

London: Max Parrish; 1958, First printing. Fine in a very good dust jacket; Jacket in Mylar protector. Octavo, Hardcover; »»» Miss Banks' work with educating inmates at Maidstone Prison as Tutor Organizer, and her observations at other facilities. She is hopeful in her view of the prisoner as 'primarily an adult in need of education and only secondarily a criminal in need of reform.' Black textured paper over boards with gilt stamped spine lettering. Small bumps at top and bottom fore corners of upper board, slight dustiness to top edge of text block, otherwise crisp and free of wear. Jacket has a few ink notations at lower corner of front flap and some faint surface soil. Contains a good bibliography. Fully indexed.

$17.00

The Foreign Affairs 50-Year Bibliography: New Evaluations of Significant Books on International Relations, 1920-1970

By Dexter, Byron

New York: R. R. Bowker Company; 1972, First printing. Very Good; No dust jacket. Quarto, Full cloth; »»» Selective bibliography of landmark books on international politics, diplomacy, World Wars I and II, economics, all regions of the world, and much more. "International affairs" is defined quite broadly and there are some excellent inclusions here. The annotations were written by experts and are quite generous--some even resembling mini essays. Bound in dark green cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine and upper board. Fading to spine and board edges, prior owner name stamped on fore edge of textblock and top edge of front and rear pastedowns. Clean. Binding straight and sound.

$39.00

Life After Television

By Gilder, George

Knoxville: Whittle Direct Books; 1990, Very Good in a Slightly Worn Jacket; Jacket in Mylar protector. Small 4to, Hardcover; Illustration: Color photographs. »»» Part of "The Larger Agenda Series," explores the future of television & "the coming transformation of media and American life." Head of spine bumped 1/4". Jacket has rubs at lower fore corner tips, a few short edge tears with associated wrinkles at top edge of rear panel, and 1/4" rubbing and wrinkles at head of spine.

$7.00

English Sounds and Letters

By Andras, J. and Sarmatian, A

St. Louis: Bohemian Publishing Co.; 1938, Good; No dust jacket. , Full cloth; »»» Blue cloth is seriously chipped along top edge and about half of front edge of both boards. Text is clean and binding solid.

$8.00

Family

By Mead, Margaret & Heyman, Ken

New York: Macmillan Company; 1965, Book Club edition. F/VG-; Jacket in Mylar protector. Quarto, Full Cloth; Illustration: B&W Photos. »»» Lower front corners bumped, jacket has a few small tears and wrinkles.

$7.00

Man, the Promising Primate: the Conditions of Human Evolution

By Wilson, Peter J

New Haven: Yale University Press; 1980, First printing. Near Fine in a Very Good Dust Jacket; Jacket in Mylar protector. Octavo, Full cloth; »»» Provides an alternate to the emphasis on biogenetic determinism and a new approach to anthropological theorizing. Prior owner's name inked at top fore corner of front free endpaper. Jacket has very minor bits of wear and rubbing to spine extremities and one scratch along joint near top of front panel.

$7.00

Dentistry Journals and Serials: an Analytical Guide

By Kowitz, Aletha A. (compiler)

Westport: Greenwood Press, Publishers; 1985, First printing. Near Fine. Octavo, Full cloth; »»» Number 3 in the series 'Annotated Bibliographies of Serials: a Subject Approach.' A valiant attempt to tame the periodical literature of dentistry. Each entry is annotated. Light blue cloth over boards with black spine and upper board lettering. Small prior owner name blacked out at top fore corner of front free endpaper. Clean and sound copy.

$17.00

Never in Doubt: Critical Essays on American Books, 1972-1985

By Prescott, Peter S

New York: Arbor House; 1986, First printing. Near Fine in a Very Good Dust Jacket; Jacket in Mylar protector. Octavo, Hardcover; »»» Prescott's witty essays are enjoyable for their own sake. Jacket has a few tiny edge wrinkles and closed tears.

$13.00

A Guide to the Study of The United States of America: Representative Books Reflecting the Development of American Life and Thought

By Mugridge, Donald H. and Blanche P. McCrum (under the direction of Roy P. Basler)

Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress; [1972], Near fine; No dust jacket. Quarto, Full cloth; »»» An entertaining and useful bibliography covering American history, government, sports, religion, entertainment, folklore, education, politics, elections, art, libraries, and much more. Entries contain basic information and some annotations, along with very good introductory and biographical material on subjects and authors. Some shallow extremity bumps and a bit of light foxing to top edge of textblock.

$39.00