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Unique Handmade Books

by Golden, Alisa

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Ravenroost Books
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780806958132
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$22.00

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New York: Sterling Publishing, 2001. 160pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Detailed photography and instructive diagrams throughout. Chapters: Shaped and Themed Books, Accordion-Fold Books, Pocket Books, Thick Sewn Books, Transforming Everyday Life, Cloth Books, Collaborations, Compilations and Exchanges, Layers and Recesses, Containers: Protection and Display, Materials and Methods. Conclusion. Contributors. Index. Metric Conversion Chart. [Please note the dimensions of this… Read more
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The Art and Craft of Handmade Books

by LaPlantz, Shereen

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Ravenroost Books
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781579901806
Item Price
$19.00

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New York: Lark Books, Sterling Publishing, 2001. 128pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Pictorial cover and boards with detailed photography throughout. Everything needed for the aspiring hobbyist as well as experiences artist to learn how to make handmade books in a variety of binding forms. Sections: Introduction, Basics, Vocabulary, Tools, Techniques. Project Section: Concertina, Slit Concertins, Star Tunnel Book, Pamphlet… Read more
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Dere Mable - Love Letters of a Rookie

by Streeter, E

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1918
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later Printing
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$22.00

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1918. vi.62pgs.Very Good condition hardcover in a fragmented jacket, preserved as intact by a clear archival cover. Published as World War I was winding down, this portaiture, a journal of love letters which are a combination of poignant, endearing and humorous, provides a standpoint of what it was like to be a soldier stationed on… Read more
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Little French Masterpieces Vol I, II, III, IV, VI.

by Balzac, Flaubert, Gautier, Merimee, Maupassant

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1905
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1905
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1905. Very Good condition aesthetically pleasing partial set, small red cloth hardcovers, gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. Top edges gilt, bindings tight. Vol. II Flaubert has rubbing to cloth of front and back covers, else minimal shelfwear. Frontis portraits with protective tissues intact. Four volumes I, II, III, IV,… Read more
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The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier. Complete Edition.

by Whittier, John Greenleaf

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1884
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1884
Item Price
$30.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1884. xiii.543pgs. Brown cloth hardcover with gilt and black decoration to front and spine. Attractive, ompact and sound. Unmarked but for previous owner neatly penned on front enpaper. Includes a small clipping of a prayer by Frances Ripley Havergal (1876-1839) a religious poet. Pages slightly and evenly age toned. Closed tear to the middle of… Read more
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The Pocket Week-End Book (Pocket Book #586)

by Stern, Philip Van Doren

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1949
Condition
Good to Very Good
Edition
First Pocket Book Edition,First Printing
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$24.00

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Rockefeller Center, New York: Pocket Books Incorporated, 1949. 292 pgs. Good to Very Good condition vintage paperback. May 1949 first printing of first Pocket Book edition, with Gertrude the kangaroo logo design inside covers and red text block edges, #586 on spine. Binding sound, light rubbing along spine edges and margins, pages are clean and unmarked, with uniform age darkening… Read more
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Book Collecting. A Comprehensive Guide. 1995 Edition.

by Ahearn, Allen and Patricia

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780399140495
Item Price
$15.00

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1995. viii.480 pgs. Fine hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked, binding tight. Another timeless handbook for collectors, librarians and booksellers. With 3,500 titles, an additional 2,000 titles have been added to the previous 1989 edition. The 1978, 1986 and 1993 prices are included, as well as new sections on… Read more
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American Book Prices Current 1997 Volume 103 The Auction Season September 1996- August 1997

by Katharine Kyes Leab, Daniel J. Leab, Marie-Luise Frings, Abigail Leab and Kathleen Thorp, Editors.

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$26.00

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Bancroft-Parkman, 1998. adv. xxii. 1100pgs. Fine condition hardcover. Clean, tight, unmarked, prisitne condition. Red cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine, endpapers depicting a book auction at Sotheby's circa 1800 by Thomas Rowlandson. Continues to be an essential reference tool for buying, selling and evaluating scarce books, serial publications, maps, autographs, prints based on hammer prices at 35 major… Read more
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Prescription Formula for Eye Wash, Rx [Vintage Ephemera]

by Thomas Dixon, Thomas Lamb

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Ravenroost Books
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$12.00

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New York Vintage prescription form. Very Good condition vintage oculist's hand written prescription for an eye wash formula, with pharmacist's envelope in which it had been folded, undated, circa early twentieth century. Oculist is Thomas Dixon, M.D. in the Arbuckle Building, 367 to 373 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY . Pharmacist is Thomas Lamb, 84 Livingston St. Brooklyn NY "established… Read more
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Photogravures of Nineteen Pictures in the Louvre

by Hautecouer

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Ravenroost Books
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Not Dated.
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$24.00

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Place Not Indicated.: Not Stated Unpaginated. [circa pre-1906] Very Good condition navy blue cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to front cover, boards affixed with vintage 3-hole binding clips which may allow removal of plates for framing if desired. Light rubbing to corners. Clean and unmarked but for gift inscription on front blank dated Dec. 21st, 1906. High quality cream colored paper.… Read more
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Lincoln the Soldier

by Lewis, Joseph

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1925
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Printing
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$12.00

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New York: Freethought Press, 1925. A folded leaflet of Abraham Lincoln ephemera: "Lincoln the Soldier"an address delivered over radio Station WGBS February 12, 1925 by Joseph Lewis (1889-1968), president of the Freethinker Association of America. Fourth printing, the Freethought Press Association, NY. Leaflet is creased from being folded in half, with a smudge to lower right front corner,… Read more
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USA: Endangered Species Coalition No place, no date. About 25 pgs. Very good condition staple-bound report, light staining and smudging to green covers. Published circa 1994 by the Endangered Species Coalition presumably to fight the backlash against and scapegoating of the Endangered Species Act reauthorization efforts, in light of challenges asserted by proponents of The Private Property Protection Act, Proposition… Read more
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L'Avenir D'Une Illusion. Traduit De l'Allemand Par Marie Bonaparte . [plus ephemera]

by Freud, Sigmund. Translated By Marie Bonaparte.

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1932
Condition
Very Good
Edition
French Language Edition
Item Price
$26.00

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Paris: Denoel & Steele, 1932. 196pgs+adv. Very Good condition softcover, original stiff red paper cover. Light wear to edges and corners, bottom of spine chipped. Original paper price tag intact on spine. Internally clean and unmarked, paper is a bit stiff and age darkened. Text block is untrimmed and pages after pg 144 remain unopened (top edges of page… Read more
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Palamon and Arcite or the Knight's Tale from Chaucer.

by Dryden, John. Edited By May Estelle Cook.

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1898
Condition
Very Good
Edition
No Additional Printings Indicated
Item Price
$18.00

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Chicago and New York: Scott, Foresman & Co. [The Lake English Classics], 1898. 173pgs. Very Good condition blue cloth hardcover, The Lake English Classis Series. Very faint rubbing to spine edges and corners, slight darkening of cloth to spine. Scant remnant of a previous owner's bookplate (art deco style?) on front endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked. Contents: Preface; Introduction: Chaucer,… Read more
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Edgar Poe and His Critics

by Whitman, Sarah Helen

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Facsimile Edition.
Item Price
$30.00

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Pennsylvania: The Americanist Press, 1967. Sm. 8vo. 81 pgs. Very Good condition softcover in stiff wraps as issued. Limited Edition of 200 copies, a facsimile of the 1860 Rudd & Carleton edition. Publisher's signature penned on limitation page opposite title page. The Americanist Reprint Series. An earnest and thoughtful effortt by Ms. Whitman, a colleague of Poe's, to rectify the… Read more
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