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The General Guide to Rare Americana. with Auction Records and Prices. Philadelphia: Privately Printed, 1950. New and enlarged edition.

by Wemyss, Stanley

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Published
1950
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Very Good
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Detailed description of early americana and prices
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Wemyss, Stanley: The General Guide to Rare Americana. with Auction Records and Prices. Philadelphia: Privately Printed, 1950. New and enlarged edition. Description: 323 p. With chronological and regional inventories of early printed books in the United States and a key to American Imprints 1639-1889. Fine cloth copy in mylar sleeved dust jacket with moderate edge wear to the jacket. Remains… Read more
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ADDENDA TO THE BIBLIOTHECA AMERICANA, A CATALOGUE OF AMERICAN PUBLICATIONS (REPRINTS AND ORIGINAL WORKS,) FROM MAY, 1855, TO MARCH, 1858.

by Roorbach, Orville A.

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Published
1858
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Note: Stain on back board, see other notes
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Hard to find bibliography of early Americana
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Roorbach, Orville A. ADDENDA TO THE BIBLIOTHECA AMERICANA, A CATALOGUE OF AMERICAN PUBLICATIONS (REPRINTS AND ORIGINAL WORKS,) FROM MAY, 1855, TO MARCH, 1858. New York, NY: Wiley & Halsted, 1858. 8vo. cloth, title gilt-stamped on spine. viii, 256, 8 pages. A list of works published in the U.S., including price and publisher. Arranged alphabetically. Lists of abbreviations and publishers. List… Read more
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Arno Werner master bookbinder. An exhibition at the Houghton Library.

by Walsh, James E.

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Published
1981
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very nice publication
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Nice tightly bound 1981 First
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Walsh, James E. Arno Werner master bookbinder. An exhibition at the Houghton Library. The Houghton Library. 1981. "First edition, 8vo, pp. [4], 33; full page black & white illustrations; fine in original decorated wrappers. Descriptions of 63 examples of Werner's work along with illustrations of several."
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An Annotated Bibliography of Bibliographies of Statutory Materials

by Keitt, Lawrence

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Published
1934
Condition
Good
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Clean bright and binding in excellent condition
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Keitt, Lawrence; An Annotated Bibliography of Bibliographies of Statutory Materials; Harvard University Press:, 1934. 191 pages. This is Volume II of the Harvard Series of Legal Bibliographies.
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The Library Collected by the Late Joseph B. Shea, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Part I: Americana [American Art Assoc./Anderson Galleries auction, 1-2 Dec. 1937

by Shea, Joseph B

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Published
1937
Condition
Some bumping and corner wear. No Dust Jacket
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Tight, some edge wear and light tone very good
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Shea, Joseph B. The Library Collected by the Late Joseph B. Shea, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Part I: Americana [American Art Assoc./Anderson Galleries auction, 1-2 Dec. 1937]; New York: American Art Association/Anderson Galleries, 1937. Light gray wraps, lettered in black. Extended cover edges typically rubbed, covers a bit toned by age. Firm, square binding. 212 pp., 674 catalogued lots. First Edition.… Read more
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Bibliography of Rhode Island, a Catalogue of Books and Other Publications Relating to the State of Rhode Island, with Notes, Historical, Biographical and Critical,

by Bartlett, John Russell

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Published
1864
Condition
Very Good+
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Reference on publications in Rhode Island
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$40.00

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Bartlett, John Russell, Bibliography of Rhode Island, a Catalogue of Books and Other Publications Relating to the State of Rhode Island, with Notes, Historical, Biographical and Critical; Providence: State of Rhode Island, 1864. original cloth-backed boards. Rhode Island. 8vo. original cloth-backed boards. 287 pages. First edition (Besterman 5391). Two page preface by Bartlett followed by the bibliography.
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Catalog of Books and Pamphlets Principally Relating to America: 1870

by Boon, Edward P.

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Published
1870
Condition
Good
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Original Catalog bound in buckram, some staining to first few pa
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Boon, Edward P. Catalog of books and pamphlets principally relating to America. New York 1870. Sold May 16th, 1870, by Leavitt, Strebeigh & co. 597 pp, 8vo, 24 cm. Edward P. Boon was a bookseller with an address of 86 Nassau St. New York. McKay 1554. This publication is 597 pages stuffed with information. Reprints are available but this is… Read more
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A Check List of English Prose Fiction: 1700 - 1739

by McBurney, William Harlin

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Published
1960
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Near fine dust jacket with some soiling but light
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Harvard University Press, Cambridge, first edition, 1960. Cloth, 8vo,. Dust Jacket Present. Near fine with slightly soiled dustwrapper. x, 154 pp. 391 entries. Lists, with brief bibliographical details, 391 works of prose fiction by native authors or translators first published in England between 1700 and 1739, including also second and later editions of these works within this period.
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Bibliography of Economics: 1751-1775

by Higgs, Henry

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Published
1990
Condition
Good
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Reprint of the 1935 Edition
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Chippenham, Wiltshire: for EMO Press by Antony Rowe Ltd.,, 1990. Prepared for the British Academy. Octavo. A detailed bibliography of publications on Economics from 1751 to 1775 that includes many of the controversial issues surrounding taxation, the state, the Monarchy etc. Original blue boards, titles to spine gilt. Spine a little faded, some small spots to lower board and a… Read more
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The Bookman's Glossary: A Compendium of Information Relating to the Production and Distribution of Books

by Holden, John A.

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Published
1925
Condition
Fine
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Solid reference edition for collectors of terms
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R.R. Bowker Co. 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Cloth. Very Good First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First edition bound in green cloth. Bookplate of F. M. O'Brien; Antiquarian Bookdealer. A compendium of information relating to the production and distribution of books.
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Printers' Valhalla: Daniel Berkeley Updike and the Merrymount Press

by Winship, George Parker

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Published
1947
Condition
Jacket chipped at bottom
Edition
Story of the Merrymount Press and Daniel Updike
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Rochester: The Printing House of Leo Hart, 1947. cloth, dust jacket. UPDIKE. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xiv, 141 pages. First edition. Jacket chipped. A tribute to Updike and review of his work, and that of the Merrymount Press.
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Annals of American Bookselling 1638-1850

by Boynton, Henry Walcott

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Published
1932
Condition
Good
Edition
First Issue, First Edition
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$85.00

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Boynton, Henry Walcott (1869-1947) Annals of American Bookselling 1638-1850. 1932, 8vo, 209 pp; New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; London: Chapman & Hall, Limited; Printed in US by The HaddonCraftsmen, Camden, N. J. First Edition, First Issue. No Dust Jacket. Nice tight copy with some corner wear, paper boards with cloth spine and some soiling of the spine. "Boynton was… Read more
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The Master of Mary of Burgundy: A Book of Hours; Reproduction, Full color

by Alexander, J. J. G.

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Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
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Good condition, near fine with slipcase, reproduction of master
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London: Phaidon Press. Near Fine. 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean blue vinyl decorated with gilt. Text is tight, clean & intact. Reproduction of a Dutch Book of Hours produced in the late-fifteenth century, the reproduction of the magnificent illuminated manuscript is in full color. VG+ slip case with signature, only visible at an angle and does not detract from slip… Read more
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image of A Bibliography of James Russell Lowell Compiled by George Willis Cooke; 1907 Limited Edition #484 out of 550

A Bibliography of James Russell Lowell Compiled by George Willis Cooke; 1907 Limited Edition #484 out of 550

by Cooke, George Willis

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Published
1907
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Near Fine
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Limited Edition Copy number 484 out of 520 Copies
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Philip Greely Brown (1855-1934) was an avid book collector and amature historian and albeit, publisher. He helped collect and published his brother's memoirs on the settlement of the West. His brother, Clifford Brown served under a variety of leaders, some quite famous. This is a bibliography of all of James Russell Lowell' works up to 1906. Mr. Brown would have… Read more
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