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image of CUENTOS de Bibliofilo, originales de C. Nodier, G. Flaubert, A. Bonnardot, C Asselineau, A. Daudet, O. Uzanne, G. Doucet, P. Louys, Mille, L. Taboada, Conde de las Navas, Azorin, Diego San José, A. Pérez Nieva y S. y.J. Álvarez Quintero.

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Barcelona: Instituto Catalan de Las Artes del Libro, 1951. # 626 of 700 copies printed on papel de hilo Guarro. Near Fine, slight separation of hinge between pp. 2-3,, most pages uncut, in Fine decoratively printed dust jacket and Near Fine original glassine jacket. With 50 plates with tissue guards, 25 of them in color. Prologue by R. Miguel y… Read more
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Oda a La Tipografia

by Neruda, Pablo

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Published
1956
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered First Edition
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$700.00

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Santiago de Chile: Nascimento, 1956. #169 of an edition of 1,000 copies printed on Alfa Loeber paper. Neruda's brilliant tribute to typography and typographers. Near Fine, small bit of wear at base of spine, in a Very Good original glassine jacket, 1'"x 2" hole front cover, light wear at bottom edge, glassine browned. There were an additional 154 copies… Read more
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Dulce Patria

by Neruda, Pablo; Cover, Initials, and Typography by Mauricio Amster

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Published
1949
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$200.00

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Santiago De Chile, Chile: Editorial Del Pacifico S. A. , 1949. Very Good Plus, original tan wrappers lightly soiled, small bookseller's plate front end page. 44 pages, printed in blue and black, end pages uncut, one of 2760 unnumbered copies on Pluma paper, there were also 240 numbered copies printed on Ingres paper. An extract from Neruda's canto "Los Libertadores",… Read more
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The Doctors; A Satire in Four Seizures

by Hubbard, Elbert

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Published
1909
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$1,250.00

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East Aurora, NY: The Roycrofters, 1909. Twelve illustrations in black and red on butcher's paper by Burt Barneson. Decorations by Dard Hunter, although not credited in the book. Very Good, quarter brown suede over grey paper covered boards with matching grey end papers, outer layer of suede peeling at top edge pf spine, rubbing to suede along spine, light wear… Read more
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David R. Godine Publisher - Boston; Issued in Celebration of Fifteen Years of Quality Publishing 1970-1985 (Promotional Poster)

by Strickland, Anna (Illustrator)

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Edition
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$75.00

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Boston: David R, Godine, 1985. Number 93 of 350 copies issued and SIGNED BY ARTIST Anna Strickland. Featuring a quote by Gilbert Highet and typography by Christy Bertelson. Beautifully illustrated, featuring a woman reading before a landscape and with cascading flowers. Fine, as issued. . SIGNED BY ARTIST. Limited and Numbered Edition. Poster. Fine. 23" x 16 1/2".… Read more
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Restituta; or, Titles, Extracts, and Characters of Old Books in English Literature, Revived, in Four Volumes

by Brydges, Sir Egerton

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Published
1814
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1814. Rebound in 20th century full grained calf, gilt lettering at spines. Near Fine, scattered light toning, stamps at title pages indicating "Discarded by the University of North Carolina Library", with no other institutional indications. A quite well bound and attractive set. *** A heavy set, will require additional shipping charges for… Read more
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A Plurality of Words

by Fontenelle, Bernard de; John Glanville's Translation with a Prologue by David Garnett

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Published
1929
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered First Edition
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$135.00

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London: The Nonesuch Press, 1929. Fine in Very Good slipcase, a 3" tear top edge at spine, light rubbing to edges. #186 of 1600 copies printed by the Curwen Press in hand-set Janson type on Van Gelder paper. Bound in full limp vellum with gilt stamping, in the publisher's sliding case. Designed by Francis Meynell, who chose Astrological designs to… Read more
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Theocritus; The Complete Poems

by Theocritus; Translated by Jack Lindsay , with an Introduction by Edward Hutton

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Published
1929
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Edition
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$150.00

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London: The Fanfrolico Press, 1929. An unnumberred copy of 500 printed. Full green parchment with device of goatherd and goat gilt on upper cover. Near Fine, the usual spine fading to brown. . Limited and Numbered Edition. Paper Covered Boards. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. Illus. by Woodcuts by Lionel Ellis . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Limited… Read more
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The Complete Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes, Decorated by The Dance of Death of Hans Holbein

by Beddoes, Thomas Lovell; Edited with a Memoir by Sir Edmund Gosse

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Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Limited and Numbered First Edition
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$200.00

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London, No date, (1928): The Fanfrolico Press No date, (1928). #392 of 750 copies printed. xxxv, 257, 258-590 pp. Two volumes, Frontispiece portrait Vol. I. Very Good Plus, offsetting to endpapers, corners rubbed. Quarter black cloth over decorative cloth covered boards. . Limited and Numbered First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. Tall 8vo.… Read more
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image of Reliquiae Hearnianae; or, The Remains of Thomas Hearne, M.A., of Edmund Hall.  From Extracts from His MS. Diaries, Collected, with a Few Notes. In Three Volumes  ( Fine Binding by Matthews )

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London: John Russell Smith, 1869. RARE in fine bindings signed by Matthews ( William Matthews (1822-1896), the most prominent American bookbinder at that time). Full polished calf, the backs richly gilt with red and green morocco labels lettered in gilt, marbled end papers, top edges gilt, gilt inner dentelles, frontispiece engraved portrait Vol. I. Near Fine, scant rubbing to… Read more
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The Loves of Clitophon and Leucippe

by Translated from the Greek of Achilles Tatius by William Burton. Reprinted for the First Time from a Copy Now Unique Printed by Thomas Creede in 1597

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Published
1923
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Edition
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$150.00

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London: Basil Blackwell, 1923. # 28 of 394 copies printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott hand-made paper for sale in Great Britain and 104 copies in America.. Linen back with paper spine label and brown paper over boards, cover label printed in red and black. Near fine, slight bowing to boards, small corner bumps. . Limited and Numbered Edition. Quarter Cloth. Near… Read more
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A Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany; Second Edition ( Three Volumes )

by Dibdin, Thomas Frognall

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Published
1829
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Edition
Item Price
$700.00

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London: Robert Jennings & John Major, 1829. Printed by William Nicol, at the Shakespeare Press. Finely bound in late 19th century full polished calf, backs ornately tooled in gilt with red morocco title labels and black morocco volume labels with gilt lettering, matching marbled end pages and page edges, top edges gilt. Near Fine, light soiling to boards,… Read more
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CAPRI Materials for a Description of the Island

by Douglas, Norman

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Published
1930
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Subscriber Edition
Item Price
$1,250.00

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Florence, Italy: G. Orioli 6, Lungarno Corsini , 1930. "This edition on Binda hand-made paper is limited to the discriminating subscribers whose names figure in the following list. De luxe issue. Unlike the limited and signed issue of 525 copies, this edition, while printed from the same plates, includes a signed photograph of Douglas in the frontispiece position."--Woolf, A33b. xvi,… Read more
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image of An Introduction to the Knowledge of Rare and Valuable Editions of the Greek and Latin Classics; including the Scriptores de re Rustica, Greek Romances, and Lexicons and Grammars: to which is added a complete Index Analyticus:.....

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Holborn Hill, Oxford, and Cambridge : Printed for W, Dwyer, Hanwell and Parker, Cooke, Deighton, and Barrett, 1804. Second Edition, Enlarged and Corrected , 1804, bound in contemporary full vellum, red leather labels with gilt lettering and rules at spine, all edges gilt, pp. xx, lxxiii, 571, [1]errata. frontis. facsimile of Complutensian Polyglot text. with half-title. The bookplates of… Read more
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The Story of Writing: Promotional Poster

by Jackson, Donald

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Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$75.00

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New York: Taplinger , 1981. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR and renowned English calligrapher Donald Jackson with a wonderful flourish. Publisher's promotional poster, 21"w x 32"h, Near Fine, light creasing. Well suited for framing, will be shipped loosely rolled in a mailing tube. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. First Printing. Poster. Near Fine. 21" x 32".
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AAUP, The Association of University Presses, Fifty Years of Scholarly Publishing, 1937-1987: Promotional Poster

by Lenox, George ( Graphic Designer )

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Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$100.00

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AAUP, 1987. Promotional poster distributed in limited numbers at the ABA trade show in 1987. Featuring a great book illustration by noted graphic designer Jack Lenox. Near Fine, faint creases. Well suited for framing, will be shipped loosely rolled in a mailing tube. . First Printing. Poster. Near Fine. 24" w x 36"h.
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Books for the Discerning Eye 1983; David R. Godine - Publisher: Promotional Poster

by Cabarga, Leslie (Artist)

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered, Signed 1st Printin
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$300.00

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No Place: David R. Godine, 1983. Limited and Numbered, Signed 1st Printing, #178/250 copies printed, distributed at the ABA trade show in 1983. Featuring an excellent rather noir image SIGNED by legendary graphic and underground comix artist Leslie Cabarga. 22" w x 29 1/2" h. Near Fine, tiny creases at edges. Well suited for framing, will be shipped loosely rolled… Read more
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Davis - Kidd Booksellers #1: Silkscreen Poster

by Hidy, Lance

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Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
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$75.00

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Newburyport, MA: Lance Hidy, 1988. Poster created for Davis-Kidd Booksellers in 1988, 6 color silkscreen printed by Rob Day, Mink Brook Editions, W. Lebanon, NH. 21 1/2" x 32". Signed in the print, not pencil signed or numbered. Near Fine, tiny curl bottom left corner. Well suited for framing, will be shipped loosely rolled in a mailing tube. . First… Read more
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Singer Printing, Inc "The Second Most Beautiful Way to Reproduce": Advertising Poster

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Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
Item Price
$35.00

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Petaluma, CA : Singer Printing, Inc. , 1991. Printing company advertising poster, 18"w x 23"h. Near Fine, faint creases. Featuring 12 Parisian storefront scenes from original lithographs produced by Lucien Boucher in Paris in the 1920's. Printed on a new 4-color Komori Press. Distributed in limited numbers at the ABA trade show in 1991. Well suited for framing, will be… Read more
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International Book Fair in Moscow: Exhibition Poster

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
Item Price
$100.00

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Moscow, U.S.S.R.: Moscow International Book Fair , 1978. SCARCE exhibition poster, 25" w x 36"h, for the 1978 Moscow International Book Fair. Very Good, bottom left corner stained, several faint creases. Well suited for framing, will be shipped loosely rolled in a mailing tube. . First Printing. Poster. Very Good. 25" x 36".
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