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American Specimen Book of Type Styles.  Complete Catalogue of Printing Machinery and Printing Supplies.
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American Specimen Book of Type Styles. Complete Catalogue of Printing Machinery and Printing Supplies.

By PRINTING)

Jersey City, NJ.: American Type Founders Company.. 1912.. Illustrated and decorated in color and black and white, decorative endpapers, 1301 pp, index, 11 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches, red cloth covered boards (hardbound). Covers rubbed with light soiling, textblock splitting at page 1056/1057 with 5 pages detached and one signature a little loose, but otherwise the interior is in very good condition. An amazing compendium of body type faces, ad and display layouts, initials, ornaments, borders, miscellaneous signs and imprints, electrotyped emblems, etc, plus sections on Machinery and Supplies, Modernized Furniture for the Composing Room and Press Room. .

$325.00

Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon.

By ENCYCLOPEDIA VOLUME 7 "Fr" through "Gl")

Leipzig.: Bibliographisches Institut.. 1904.. Massive volume, 10 x 6 ¼ inches, 904 numbered pages. Ex-library volume: library stamp on spine, verso of front cover, and elsewhere, but not on illustrations. Numerous attractive maps and chromolithographic plates including flowers, ornamental plants, poisonous plants, tropical fruit, insects, Mammoth Hot Springs, etc. Many additional black and white plates. Contents in good clean condition. Heavy volume; extra postage likely. .

$95.00

Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon.

By ENCYCLOPEDIA VOLUME 11 "Kim" through "Kuz")

Leipzig.: Bibliographisches Institut.. 1905.. Massive volume, 10 x 6 ¼ inches, 908 numbered pages. Ex-library volume: library stamp on spine, on verso of free end paper, and elsewhere, but not on illustrations. Numerous attractive maps and chromolithographic plates including fruit, hummingbirds, costume plates, coral reef, etc. Many additional black and white plates. Contents in good clean condition. Heavy volume; extra postage likely. .

$95.00

Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon.

By ENCYCLOPEDIA VOLUME 7 "Er" through "Fr")

Leipzig.: Bibliographisches Institut.. 1904.. Description: Massive volume, 10 x 6 ¼ inches, 908 numbered pages. Ex-library volume: library stamp on spine, verso of front cover, and elsewhere, but not on illustrations. Numerous attractive maps and chromolithographic plates including flowers, game birds, fish, plants, insects, flags, etc. Many additional black and white plates. Contents in good clean condition. Heavy volume; extra postage likely. .

$95.00

Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon.

By ENCYCLOPEDIA VOLUME 20 "V" through "Z")

Leipzig.: Bibliographisches Institut.. 1908.. Massive volume, 10 x 6 ¼ inches, 1055 numbered pages. Numerous attractive maps and chromolithographic plates including plants, flowers, coats of arms, insects, cloud formations, etc. Many additional black and white plates. Contents in good clean condition (pp 431-434 torn but present). Heavy volume; extra postage likely. .

$115.00

The Cartography of the Northwest Coast of America to the Year 1800
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The Cartography of the Northwest Coast of America to the Year 1800

By MAP COLLECTING) Wagner, Henry R

Amsterdam.: N. Israel.. 1968.. Black and white illustrations and folding maps, xi+543pp, 11 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, cloth covered boards (hardbound). Library stamps to paste-downs, endpapers, and copyright page. Covers a trifle rubbed; very good, clean condition. Includes forty 16th, 17th and 18th century maps reproduced in black and white. .

$85.00

Morality to Adventure: Manchester Polytechnic's Collection of Children's Books 1840 - 1939
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Morality to Adventure: Manchester Polytechnic's Collection of Children's Books 1840 - 1939

By CHILDREN'S BOOKS) Shercliff, W. H

Manchester.: Manchester Polytechnic Library.. 1988.. Color frontispiece (tipped in), color illustrations, in-text black and white illustrations, 203pp, 11 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches, cloth covered boards (hardbound) with color pictorial dust jacket. Very good clean condition in very good dust jacket. Comprehensive reference book with index to authors, titles, illustrators, with location numbers in order to find books within Polytechnic. .

$25.00

Japanese Prints From the Early Masters To the Modern.

By JAPAN) Michener, James A.

Rutland.: Charles E. Tuttle Company.. 1959. First printing.. Profusely illustrated with tipped in full page and in text color illustrations, full page black and white illustrations, 287 pp, bibliography, folio, cloth-covered boards with embossed pictorial cloth strip on front (hardbound) in color pictorial dustjacket and pictorial slipcase. Very good condition; two corners bumped, small faded spot top of spine. Dustjacket has 1 x 1/2 inch paper loss at top of spine and otherwise light edgewear. Slipcase moderately worn. Notes on prints by Richard Lane. Illustrations from three centuries of Japanese prints. .

$88.00

The Illustrated Gift Book 1880-1930 with a checklist of 2500 titles.

By Felmingham, Michael.

Hampshire, England.: Wildwood House.. 1989.. 7 full page color illustrations, 78 black and white full page illustrations, black and white in-text illustrations, 185 pp, index, 4to, color pictorial paper wrappers (softbound). Fine condition. An excellent reference work on fine illustrated books of the turn of the twentieth century. Chapters include "The Photomechanical Revolution", "In America" (illustrators such as Pyle, the Brandywine school and Will Bradley" (8 pages) and "Fantasy and Fairyland". .

$20.00

The Literature of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.  A Bibliography and Essays.
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The Literature of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. A Bibliography and Essays.

By LEWIS AND CLARK) Beckham, Stephen Dow (essays by). Bibliography by Doug Erickson, Jeremy Skinner and Paul Merchant.

Portland, OR.: Lewis & Clark College.. 2003.. Illustrated in color and black and white, 315pp, index, 12 x 8.5 inches, gilt lettered cloth-covered boards in pictorial dustjacket. New - still in publisher's shrinkwrap. A fascinating volume which includes an account of the formation of the Lewis and Clark collection at the College followed by discussions of the following topics followed by bibliographies of the printed items: The Expedition's Traveling Library; Early Expedition-Related Publications; Patrick Gass, First in Print; Taking Literary License: Surreptitious and Apocryphal Narratives; Editing the Expedition Journals; General Histories, Centennial Publication, and Children's Literature, 1803-1905. There is also a Twentieth-Century Publications Checklist. .

$75.00

The Imperial Reference Library Comprising A General Encyclopedia of Literature, History, Art, Science, Invention and Discovery; a Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language; a Gazetteer of the World... SIX VOLUME SET
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The Imperial Reference Library Comprising A General Encyclopedia of Literature, History, Art, Science, Invention and Discovery; a Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language; a Gazetteer of the World... SIX VOLUME SET

By ENCYCLOPEDIA - CHROMOLITHOGRAPHIC PLATES) Morris, CharlesSmith (edited by)

Philadelphia.: Syndicate Publishing Company.. 1899.. SIX VOLUMES. Approximately 20 chromolithographic plates (double-page plates are tipped in), color maps, two large color folding maps, copiously illustrated with black and white plates and in-text illustrations, marbled endpapers and edges, 3170pp, 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches, leather spine and corners with cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Covers lightly rubbed with some short tears to head and tail of spines, loss to head and tail on one volume; interior in very good, clean condition, with previous owner's stamp to front fly leaf, a few small soiled spots, minor abrasions to one color plate (Races of Mankind) and one loose color plate (dogs). Title continues: "a Comprehensive Dictionary of Universal Biography, etc." In addition to the vibrantly colored plates there are color maps of the states of the United States (and additional world maps in color) plus two large fold-out maps, one of Alaska showing the Routes to the Yukon Gold Fields and another of South Africa and adjacent countries. Black and white portraits support the numerous biographical entries. MAY REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING CHARGES. .

$185.00

A Book of Old Maps Delineating American History from the Earliest Days Down to the Close of the Revolutionary War.

By Rite, Emerson D. and Archibald Freeman.

New York.: Arno Press.. 1969.. Total of 76 maps reproduced in b/w, single or double page, xv+299pp, folio (16 x 11"), cloth-covered boards (hardbound), mottling to covers. No dustjacket. .

$25.00

Collector's Guide to the National Geographic Magazine.

By NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC REFERENCE) Buxbaum, Edwin C.

Willmington, DE.. 1971.. Black and white illustrations, 390 pp, 4to, cloth-covered boards (hardbound) in slipcase. Crease across rear board otherwise in very good condition in slipcase with one edge split. .

$25.00