Sign In | Register


RECENT ARRIVALS


Next >
Neon Noir: Contemporary American Crime Fiction
seller photo

Neon Noir: Contemporary American Crime Fiction

By Haut, Woody

Serpent's Tail. Very Good. 1999. First Edition. Softcover. Signed by Author; 1852425474 . 276, [4] pp. Index. SIGNED by Haut and dated on the title page. Very Good - cocked, else a clean tight copy. Haut brings the story of American crime fiction and related films current.; 8.30 X 5.30 X 0.90 inches; 256 pages .

$11.25

Papermaking  The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft
seller photo

Papermaking The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft

By Hunter, Dard

Dover Publications. Very Good. 2011. Softcover. 0486236196 . In VG condition "The classic work on papermaking, this book traces the craft's history from its invention in China to its introductions in Europe and America." ; 8.40 X 5.30 X 1.40 inches; 688 pp pages .

$11.25

Northrop Frye Unbuttoned, Wit and Wisdom from the Notebooks and Diaries
seller photo

Northrop Frye Unbuttoned, Wit and Wisdom from the Notebooks and Diaries

By Frye, Northrop

Gnomon Press. Fine. 2004. First Edition. Softcover. 091778877x . As new. Clean, straight copy. Herman Northrop Frye, (1912 – 1991) was a Canadian literary critic and literary theorist, considered one of the most influential of the 20th century. Frye gained international fame with his first book, Fearful Symmetry (1947), which led to the reinterpretation of the poetry of William Blake. His lasting reputation rests principally on the theory of literary criticism that he developed in Anatomy of Criticism (1957), one of the most important works of literary theory published in the twentieth century. Wikipedia. ; 9 X 5.90 X 1 inches; 326 pp pages .

$15.00

The Rose, The Lily & The Whortleberry : Medieval Gardens by Orlando Consort
seller photo

The Rose, The Lily & The Whortleberry : Medieval Gardens by Orlando Consort

By Consort, Orlando

harmonia mundi usa. Fine. 2005. Hardcover. 9780971207417 . 112 pp. Illustrated. With the original music CD in new condition. The following summary is from the web site of Orlando Consort "In celebration of the floral imagery used by many of Europe's greatest composers over a span of 300 years to depict both earthly and heavenly love, the Orlando Consort sings poetic texts ranging from the sacred to the downright suggestive. Includes essays by Sir Roy Strong, Susan Hitch; and a garden design created by Christopher Bradley-Hole." ; 5.59 X 5.20 X 0.63 inches .

$11.25

The Art of Calligraphy - Western Europe and America
seller photo

The Art of Calligraphy - Western Europe and America

By WHALLEY, Joyce Irene

London: Bloomsbury. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1980. Hardcover. 0906223644 . 9 colour-plates & numerous monochrome illustrations (many full-page). An excellent copy in original hardback, dustjacket, A pictorial history of calligraphy as practiced among the nations which use the Roman alphabet. HEAVY BOOK please note that this title weighs more than the 1 kg. In Mylar protective cover.; 10.79 X 8.90 X 1.73 inches; 400 pp pages .

$26.25

The Best of the World's Classics: 10 volume set
seller photo

The Best of the World's Classics: 10 volume set

By Lodge, Henry Cabot. Editor-in-Chief

New York & London: Funk & Wagnalls. Very Good. 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. Decorative blue cloth. All volumes are 1909 and have two toned gold & black, multi-portraiture frontispiece and title page, except vol. 1 which has a single portrait of Lodge. All volumes have sunned spines, volumes 1, 2, 5 & 10 have some light spotting on covers. All vols. have corners bumped edges lightly rubbed. Vol. 1&3 has cloth damage to one edge; Vol 2 & 9 have dings in the fore edge. Remains a very sweet little set. Additional photo's upon request. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall .

$52.50

The Arts of the French Book, 1900-1965: Illustrated Books of the School of  Paris
seller photo

The Arts of the French Book, 1900-1965: Illustrated Books of the School of Paris

By Garvey, Eleanor M. & Peter A. Wick

Dallas, Texas: Southern Methodist University Press. Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Bright copy. Original wrap around band. Pp., [6-] 119 [-121]. Illustrated throughout in color and black and white. Cover: by Hajdu. Regnes by Pierre Lecuire (No. 61) Embossed design on cream paper with navy cloth spine, silver lettering (spine) Cover edges yellowing, top edge has some foxing, all edges are lightly rubbed. Endpapers: Debuffet. Les Mirivis des Naturgies by Andre Martel (No. 68) Color plate for Braque, Si Je Mourais La-Bas by Guillaume Apollinaire (No. 63). This book examines 76 of the best illustrated books (to date), lent from leading museums, libraries and private collections from around the United States and represent the broad elements/influence of modern bookmaking including painters, sculptors, publishers, printers, typographers, designers and master binders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$50.25

Maggs Bro. Catalogue: Autograph, Letters, Manuscripts Etc., No. 328.  July-Aug.,  1914
seller photo

Maggs Bro. Catalogue: Autograph, Letters, Manuscripts Etc., No. 328. July-Aug., 1914

By Maggs Brothers

London: Maggs Brothers. Very Good+. 1914. First Edition. Softcover. Original brown paper wraps, green & brown type etc., slight slant, a few turned corners, somewhat worn ends and edges, first pages are begining to pull away from tail end binding. Items in numeration from catalogue 326, 1833-2106. Illustrated. Application for classified catalogue on watermarked paper laid in. Edge wrinkled & lightly toned with two light areas of foxing. Nice copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$15.00

A History Of Longmans And Their Books, 1724-1990: Longevity In Publishing
seller photo

A History Of Longmans And Their Books, 1724-1990: Longevity In Publishing

By Briggs, Asa

New Castle: Oak Knoll Books. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2008. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 158456234X . Near fine in VG+ jacket. Green linen cloth, Gold lettering. Bottom corners are bumped (board and jacket) along with a short closed tear on the spine head of the jacket. "Longmans is the oldest commercial publisher in the United Kingdom, founded in London in 1724 by Thomas Longman. Asa Briggs's history is told within the context not only of the book trade, but also of national and international social, economic, intellectual, and cultural history. It tells of the people who ran the firm, the principles they held, and their success as entrepreneurs." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 587 pages .

$33.75

Editors on Editing
seller photo

Editors on Editing

By Gross, Gerald

New York: Grosset's Universal Library. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1962. First Edition. Softcover. Very good trade paperback, stiff wraps w/ inked out price. Slightly toned front cover clean and tight text. Quarter inch fore edge tear on preface. (xv) 265 pp (7) Each editor tells of his or her personal approach to his particular editorial specialty...; 8vo .

$11.25

Books Are Basic
seller photo

Books Are Basic

By Marshall, John David

Tucson, AZ: Arizona. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1985. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). 0816509522 . Second printing, DJ spine faded, and light wear on head edge. The edges of the end pages are also slightly faded, else a beautiful copy bound in off black cloth w/gilded title and signature. From the flap: Author-librarians are rarely represented in books of quotations. Most of what they write is neither very memorable nor quotable. Lawrence Clark Powell is the exception, A collection of quotes derived from Powll's books articles essays, and reviews . .

$13.50

An Alphabet Source Book
seller photo

An Alphabet Source Book

By Ogg, Oscar

Dover. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1947. Reprint. Hardcover (Original Cloth). General Introduction & history with tools, uses, materials, style development, historic styles, and bibliography. Front board scuffed and worn. Overall Very Good - copy with tight binding, and clean text. ; 4to up to 12" tall. aka Quarto" .

$19.50

The Mind on the Wing
seller photo

The Mind on the Wing

By West, Herbert Faulkner

New York: Coward-Mccann. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. 0836920872 . Blue boards with wear and fading on all extremities, pages lightly toned. Aimed to reach both the collector of the first editions and the person who loves reading but who is not especially interested in the 'points', although he covers the main points in the first chapter. Chapters on various types of books including: mountaineering, nature, travel, exploration, Robert Frost, War Literature and One Hundred Favorite Books .

$28.88

This Solemn Mockery
seller photo

This Solemn Mockery

By Whitehead, John

London: Arlington Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. 0851402127 . Gold colored Dust Jacket is fully intact but rubbed at extremities in Mylar cover; not price clipped. Describing the careers of more than twenty literary forgers from the days of Ancient Assyria to the twentieth century. The most famous forger was Thomas Wise, who produced his own first editions of the works of the literary giants of his day. The story reads like a modern detective story. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$18.38

Rambles in Books
seller photo

Rambles in Books

By Blackburn, Charles, F.

London: Sampson Low Marston & Co.. Very Good. 1893. Tenth Edition. Hardback. Small red cloth hardback, gilded title, One of five hundred copies published but lacking the numeration and author signature called for. Back strip re-glued at head, moisture stain to board edges, back endpage creased/chipped. Interesting little book on cataloging Hints on catalogue titles, and on Index entries, with a rough vocabulary of terms and abbreviations, chiefly from catalogues, and some passages from Journeying among books; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall .

$12.00

Children's Book Illustration and Design
seller photo

Children's Book Illustration and Design

By Cummins, Julie (editor)

Glen Cove, New York: Pbc Intl. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1992. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0866361472 . Very Good 1st printing. Rubbing on ends and corners, DJ wrinkled and slightly worn top edge, now protected in new archival Mylar sleeve. Green paper covered boards, yellow eps, (240] pp, oversized color collection of internationally acclaimed and award-winning children's book illustrations, encompassing a wide range of illustration styles and techniques in various media. Organized biographically with a section dedicated to each artist, presenting their best work. ; Folio - over 12" - 15" tall .

$26.25

The List of Books
seller photo

The List of Books

By Raphael, Frederic; McLeish, Kenneth

New York, New York: Harmony Books. Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket. 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. 0517540177 . Clean bright copy. ; 1st printing, narrow book, 9 X 4 (160) pp, remainder marks, shelf wear, DJ dented on top edge in new Mylar cover, overall VG+ A list of over 3, 000 books among 44 categories. Entries listed alphabetically by author or editor within the categories. Giving first pub dates wherever possible, important later editions are mentioned in the review. Reference resource for general collection or trivia, not definitive; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$7.50

An Introduction to a History of Woodcut: With a Detailed Survey of Work  Done in the Fifteenth Century. Vol. 2
seller photo

An Introduction to a History of Woodcut: With a Detailed Survey of Work Done in the Fifteenth Century. Vol. 2

By Hind, Arthur

New York: Dover Publications Inc.. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1963. Ex-Library. Hardcover. Clean bright copy. ; Vol. 2 only of 2. First Dover publication, unabridged (viii) , 396-838. Plus pub. , catalog. Unaltered republication of the work first published by Houghton Mifflin in 1935. Red hardback, ex-University of WI. Library, stamped, back pocket. Book two covers Illustrations and Contemporary Cuts, includes detailed index of designers and engravers, printers and publishers, books illustrated with, prints mentioned or reproduced, and subjects.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$13.88

A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures
seller photo

A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures

By Bradlee, Ben, Simon & Schuster

Riverside, New Jersey: Simon & Schuster. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1995. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. 0684808943 . New Jersey, Simon & Schuster, (1995) 6th printing, 512 pages Ben Bradlee's career as a journalist encompassed many of the most important events of the late 20th century: from World War II to Watergate, from the domestic revolutions of the '60s to the international revolutions of the '90s. While serving as the Washington Post's Executive Editor from 1968 to 1991, the newspaper became a world-renowned and respected model of fearless and innovative journalism. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$9.38

The Stein and Day Book of World Autographs
seller photo

The Stein and Day Book of World Autographs

By Rawlins, Ray

N. Y.: Stein And Day. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. 0812824660 . Clean bright copy. ; Red w black spine, no jacket, corners worn else in VG+ Good Alphabetical resource and reference book featuring more than 1600 autographs and short bios, illustrations and reproductions 244 pp, Very good; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall .

$11.25

Next >