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THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN GRAPHIC ARTS IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA

by Radl, Otto

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Published
1944
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Fine
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First Edition
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New York: Czechoslovakia Government Information Service, 1944. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. (16)pp text; two illustrations on coated stock. Bound in pictorial stiff wrappers, 8.25" x 5.25" Designed by Rudolph Ruzicka. Printed by Supreme Printing Service, New York.
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New York: Cooper Union, 1951. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. (16)pp; three woodcuts, two examples of type design. Exhibition notes by Paul Standard. Bound in printed self-wrappers, 5.5" x 8.25
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PROPERTY FROM SERENDIPITY BOOKS: Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 9 am, Simulcast Auction, Los Angeles & San Francisco

by Bonhams

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2012
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Fine
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First Edition
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San Francisco: Bonhams, 2012. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. Quarto, pp: 74, (6); describes 271 lots, illustrated throughout. Bound in color-pictorial. stiff wrappers, 10.5" x 8.25" The sale featured modern fiction, manuscripts, broadsides, ephemera, Carl Sandburg's guitar, &c.
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NOTABLE PRINTERS OF ITALY DURING THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY. Illustrated with Facsimiles from Early Editions, and with Remarks on Early and Recent Printing

by De Vinne, Theodore Low

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Published
1910
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: Grolier Club, 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 210pp; 41 facsimiles of 15th-century printing. Bound in cloth-backed tan boards, gilt cover title; spine ends rubbed, covers lightly smudged. 12.75" x 9.5" This is one of 400 copies printed in 1909.
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THE PLANTATION, AN INTERNATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY

by Thompson, Edgar T.

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Published
1983
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780816185931
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Boston: G.K. Hall & Co, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: xix, 194 with index; six full-page illustrations from old photographs. Bound in tan cloth, black lettering on spine. 9.5" x 6.25
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A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CHICAGO IMPRINTS, 1835-1850

by Illinois, Chicago / McMurtrie, Douglas C.

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Published
1944
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Fine
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First Edition
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Chicago: Wright Howes, 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 112pp; illustrations depict 17 broadsides and title-pages. Bound in red cloth, gilt lettering on spine; title-page and headpieces printed in blue. 9.75" x 6.5" Contains 227 entries. "Of this edition, there have been printed in June, 1944, two hundred copies only.
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TEXFAKE: An Account of the Theft and Forgery of Early Texas Printed Documents. With an Introduction by Larry McMurtry

by Texas / Taylor, Thomas W.

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Published
1991
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780935072204
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$75.00

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Austin: W. Thomas Taylor, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: xix, 158 with index, colophon; 39 plates from photographs. Bound in brown cloth and patterned boards, gilt spine title. 10.25" x 7" Designed and printed at the press of W. Thomas Taylor.
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NINETEENTH CENTURY TEXANA: A PRICED CHECKLIST * Books and Pamphlets relating to Texas published before 1900

by Texas / Morrison, Shelly & Richard, compilers

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Published
1991
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780926158382
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Austin, Texas: W.M. Morrison Books, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: (xvii), 131 with cross-reference index. Bound in green cloth, printed label on cover. 11" x 8.5" Contains about 4,000 entries with prices. This is a contributor's copy, one of 100 only in cloth.
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OREGON IMPRINTS, 1845-1870

by Oregon / Belknap, George N.

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Published
1968
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Fine
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First Edition
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Eugene, Oregon: Univ of Oregon Books, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 305pp with index; 16pp illustrations on pale-green stock. Bound in green and black pictorial cloth, illustrated orange endpapers, pictorial dust wrapper. 10.25" x 6.75" Contains 1,458 entries, some fully annotated. Dedicated to the memory of Douglas C. McMurtrie.
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SHAKER LITERATURE: A Bibliography. In Two Volumes

by Richmond, Mary L., compiler

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Published
1977
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780874511178
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Hancock, MA / Hanover, NH: Shaker Community / Univ Press of New England, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Two volumes. pp: 253 + 338 with author-title index. Bound in tan cloth, gilt spine lettering on black background. 10.25" x 7" Contains 3,986 annotated entries. Volume I is devoted to literature by the Shakers; Volume II, literature about the… Read more
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BIBLIOGRAPHY OF TEXAS, 1795-1845. PART III: United States and European Imprints Relating to Texas. Volume I, 1795-1837 [and] Volume II, 1838-1845

by Texas / Streeter, Thomas W.

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Published
1960
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Very Good
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First Edition
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$250.00

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Cambridge: Harvard Univ Press, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Two volumes. pp: xlii, 278; (ii), 281-677 with index. Bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering on spines, heavily chipped dust wrappers. 10.25" x 7" One of 600 copies printed.
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THE FIRST CENTURY OF GERMAN LANGUAGE PRINTING IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: A Bibliography based on the Studies of Oswald Seidensticker and Wilbur H. Oda

by Pennsylvania / Arndt, Karl John and Eck, Reimer C., editors

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Published
1989
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Fine
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First Edition
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Gottingen, Germany: Niedersachsische Staats, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Two volumes. pp: xxix, 1245 with indices; title-pages pictured in text. Bound in off-white hopsacking, red lettering on spines and covers. 9.75" x 7" Contains 3,151 entries with library-holding symbols. This work covers the years 1728 to 1830, and supercedes Seidensticker's bibliography of early German printing in the US.… Read more
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TENNESSEE HISTORY: A BIBLIOGRAPHY. Luke H. Banker, Assistant Editor

by Tennessee / Smith, Sam B., editor & compiler

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Published
1974
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780870491580
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Knoxville: Univ of Tennessee Press, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. pp: xli, 498 with indices. Bound in brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, decorated dust wrapper. 9.25" x 6" Includes a bibliographical essay, more than 6,000 entries, an author index, and a subject index.
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THE FIRST HUNDRED PUBLICATIONS OF THE HUMANITIES RESEARCH CENTER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

by Texas / Bowden, Edwin T.

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Published
1971
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Fine
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First Edition
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Austin: Univ of Texas, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: 53, (3), printed in black and orange; illustrations throughout text from photographs and drawings. Bound in pictorial tan boards. 10" x 5.5" Contains 100 annotated entries. This is one of 1500 copies, designed by Kim Taylor.
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BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PENNSYLVANIA HISTORY

by Pennsylvania / Wilkinson, Norman B., compiler

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Published
1957
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Very Good
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Second Edition
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Harrisburg: PA Historical & Museum Commission, 1957. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. pp: xxix, 826. Bound in blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine and cover. 9.25" x 6" This greatly expanded second edition has 9,198 entries and a detailed index.
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Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton Co, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: xxii, (i), 313 with index; frontispiece and 19 plates from photographs. Bound in blue cloth gilt lettering on spine. 9" x 5.75
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CENTENNIAL OF THE OREGON TERRITORY: Exhibition...1948...1949

by Oregon / Library of Congress

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Published
1948
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Washington: USGPO, 1948. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 76pp, index; frontispiece, 16pp illus from photographs. Bound in pictorial wrappers. 10.25" x 7.5" Contains 341 annotated entries on books, mss., maps, photographs and prints relating to Oregon Territory.
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THE TERRITORIAL PRESS OF NEW MEXICO, 1834-1912

by New Mexico / Stratton, Porter A.

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Published
1969
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Fine
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First Edition
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Albuquerque: Univ of New Mexico Press, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. pp: vi, (i), outline map, 306 with index. Bound in brown cloth, blue lettering on spine, printed dust wrapper. 9.5" x 6.25" Noted as the first history of frontier journalism in the Territory of New Mexico. Includes a checklist of 732 newspapers.
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New Haven: William Reese Company, 1991. Hardcover. Fine. pp: (x), 430. Bound in red cloth, gilt lettering on spine. 9.25" x 6" This pioneering work on Native Americans was first issued in 1873.
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Staten Island, NY: Maurizio Martino, 1997. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine. pp: xxxvii, 279, (26)chronological index, (28)title and subject index, (1)errata. Bound in blue cloth, gilt spine lettering on red block. 8.5" x 5.5" "This reprint is strictly limited to 150 copies.
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