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Patience & Fortitude: A Roving Chronicle of Book People, Book Places, and Book Culture

by Basbanes, Nicholas A

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2003
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As New
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1st Pbk Edition
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9780060514464
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New York: Perennial HarperCollins, 2003 The obsessive passion people have had over the past twenty-five hundred years to possess books is commonly known as bibliomania. Basbanes expands the meaning , focusing on the more comprehensive concept of book culture. Visiting many key 'book places' around the world, he talks with a striking variety of kindred spirits, each one a living… Read more
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The Reading Woman: A Journal

by Schur, Maxine Rose [ed]

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Published
1991
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As New
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9780876548165
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Rohnert Park CA: Pomegranate Art Books, 1991 Unused reading journal. Fine quality paper, with quotations from women writers and illustrated with full colour works of art Ribbon bookmark. A nice gift for a bibliophile. Unpaginated. Hardcover. As New.
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A Book Lover's Book List

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Published
1983
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Fine
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Reprint
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9780810907423
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New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art/ Harry N Abrams, 1983 Vintage unused diary for recording lists of ... Books to Buy, Books to Borrow, Books Lent, Books Borrowed, Books to Send as Gifts, Bookstores etc, Unpaginated, Illustrated with items from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. A nice gift for a bibliophile. [Only 2 copies in WorldCat]. Reprint. Laminated Hardcover.… Read more
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Hibernia Resurgens, Marsh's Irish Books

by McCarthy, Muriel & Sherwood-Smith, Caroline,

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Published
1994
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Near Fine
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First Edition.
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Dublin: Archbishop Marsh's Library, 1994 Archbishop Narcissus Marsh established the first public librray in Dublin in 1701, and it is one of the finest collections of books of the 17th to early 19th centuries relating to Ireland. This is a catalogue of a selection made for an exhibition at the Library in 1994. This is copy number 441 of 750… Read more
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A Book Lover's Diary

by Wallace, Shelagh [ed]

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2003
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Fine
ISBN
9781552090152
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Willowdale, ON: Firefly Books, 2003 Unused diary for recording lists of ... Books to Read, Books Read, Books Loaned, Books Borrowed, Books Received as Gifts, Books to Send as Gifts, Books to Remember etc. Illuminated by delightful scratchboard drawings by Scott McKowen, 144p. illus. A nice gift for a bibliophile.. Hardcover. Fine. Illus. by Scott McKowen.
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Historical Bibliography

by Williamson, Derek

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Published
1967
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Very Good
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1st US Edition
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Hampden CT: Archon Presss & Clive Bingley, 1967 A general introduction to the history of books and bookmaking and how to analyze and describe them. Useful information on printing, illustratiing, paper making , binding and the book trades,as well as on the importance of proper bibliographic description. 129p. index. Neat sound copy, mminor signs of library ownership. 1st US Edition.… Read more
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Vizetelly & Compan(ies) A Complex Tale of Victorian Printing and Publishing

by Korey, Marie Elena; Portebois, Yannick; Spiers, Dorothy E & Landon, Richard.

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Published
2003
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As New
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First Edition.
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9780772760449
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Toronto: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 2003 Based on an exhibition at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library in Toronto, 3 February - 2 May, 2003. and of essays presented at the 2002 conference of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing [SHARP] in London, which resulted in a fascinating examination of a Victorian… Read more
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The Care and Feeding of Books Old and New: A Simple Repair Manual for Book Lovers

by Rosenberg, Margot & Marcowitzm, Bern

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Published
2002
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New
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1st US Ed.
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9780312300678
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New York: Thomas Dunne / St Martins Press, 2002 When Margot Rosenberg and Bern Marcowitz opened Dog Lovers Bookshop, they expected to be asked mostly about dogs and canine literature. But soon they found themselves fielding questions about the care of books. Customers who bought books, especially older volumes, on providing good care for their dogs were often eager for… Read more
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Two Thousand Years of Writing in Croatia

by Katicic, Radoslav & Novak, Slobodan P.

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Published
1989
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As New
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2nd Ed
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9788632903302
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Zagreb & Toronto : SNL / Croatian Anadian Business Association, 1989 Based on two exhibtions "The Written Word in Croatia" held at the Zagreb Muzejski 1985-1986, and a smaller travelling exhibit " A Hundred Masterpieces of the Written Word in Croatia" during 1986. Illustrated with photographs of inscriptions, sample pages of documents and of books. SNL = Sveucilisna Naklada Liber.… Read more
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Classic Book Jackets: The Design Legacy of George Salter

by Hansen, Thomas Stansfield

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Published
2005
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As New
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1st US Edition
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9781568984919
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New Haven: Princeton Architectural Press, 2005 It"s said that you can"t judge a book by its cover. George Salter, a legendary figure in the field of book design, never subscribed to this belief. For more than forty years, his beautifully drawn and lettered covers served as elegant windows onto the works of such revered authors as Albert Camus, John Dos… Read more
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Bookbinding and the Care of Books

by Cockerell, Douglas

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Published
1978
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Very Good
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Facsimile Reprint
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9780273011583
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London: Pitman Publishing, 1978 A textbook for bookbinders and librarians by Douglas Cockerell with an appendix by Sydney M. Cockrell. Drwings by Noel Rooke. Originally published 1901 347p. illus. plates bibliography index. Text clean and crisp,some slight wear to paper covers. Facsimile Reprint. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Noel Rooke.
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Memoirs of a Natural-Born Expatriate; a Novel

by McBride, Richard

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Published
1966
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Near Fine
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1st US Ed..
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Denver, CO: Alan Swallow, 1966 : ".it is the story of a man who (like the author) works at the famous City Lights Bookshop of San Francisco, knows the people from all over the nation who have come to this famous place as to a sanctuary.the place which he says "became a haven for every round peg who can't fit… Read more
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Papermaking In America. A Pictorial Account

by Goerl, Stephen

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Published
1945
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Near Fine
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1st US Edition.
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New York: Bulkley Dunton Organization, 1945 Founded in 1833, Bulkley Dunton is one of the oldest continuously operating companies in New York State. This is a brief introduction to the history of papermaking in the USA embellished with.44 dramatic woodcut illustrations by Robert Greco on good quality laid paper (naturally!). 1st US Edition.. Paper Covered Boards. Near Fine. Illus. by… Read more
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Toronto: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 1998 Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 3 August-2 October 1998. 112p. illus. bibliography.. 1st Can Ed.. Softcover. As New.
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The Beginnings of the Book Trade in Canada

by Parker, George

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Published
1985
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Very Good
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1st Australian Ed..
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9780802025470
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1985 "This book is the first extensive history of the book trade in Canada " and includes chapters on The Organization of the Pioneer Book Trade; The Quest for a Colonial Literature; Bookselling from 1820 to 1867; The Mid-Century Revolution in Printing Technology; Building a National Publishing Industry. and appendices on The Growth of the… Read more
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Book history and print culture: An exhibition celebrating the Collaborative Program at the University of Toronto

by Korey, Marie Elena & Landon, Richards

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Published
2001
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As New
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1st Can Ed.
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9780772760364
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Toronto: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 2001 Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library Mar.1- May 25 2001. 99p. illus.. 1st Can Ed.. Softcover. As New.
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The Popes Bookbinder. A Memoir

by Mason, David

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Published
2013
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New
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9781927428177
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Windsor ON: Biblioasis, 2013 A memoir of Masons forty-five years in the booktrade. After some years in Europe doing odd jobs, including a period doing bookbinding in Spain, and reading incessantly, Mason returned to Canada, apprenticed in the book trade with Joseph Patrick Books and has been selling used and rare books ever since. His memories include the books dealers,… Read more
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ABC for Book Collectors

by Carter, John

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Published
1995
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New
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7th Ed..
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9781884718052
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New Castle DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1995 With corrections, additions and an introduction by Nicholas Barker. 7th Ed... Hardcover. New/New.
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Canadiana on your bookshelf: Collecting Canadian books

by Theberge, C. B

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Published
1976
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Very Good
Edition
1st Can Ed.
ISBN
9780460904124
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U.S.A.: Dent, 1976 "The author sums up years of searching with modest purse and immoderate enthusiasm for books about Canada. "A worthwhile collection is not haphazard, but a well-planned group of books 'bound together by a single idea." 134p. illus bibliography. Clean tight copy, hardly used, but ffep missing, usual library marks. 1st Can Ed.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Ex-Library.… Read more
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Used and Rare: Travels in the Book World

by Goldstone, Lawrence; Goldstone, Nancy

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Published
1998
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As New
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9780312187682
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New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 1998 Softcover. As New.
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