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image of The Travels of Marco Polo. Travel and Topography. Everyman's Library No. 306.

The Travels of Marco Polo. Travel and Topography. Everyman's Library No. 306.

by Masefield, John; Rhys, Ernest

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later Edition
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London: J.M. Dent & Company, 1936. xvi.461pgs+ 15pgs adv for J.M. Dent titles. Very Good condition green cloth hardcover, No. 306 in the Everyman Library series. Gilt lettering to spine, very little external wear, binding tight, clean and unmarked but for previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. A rather entrhalling and engrossing account of the travels of… Read more
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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
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$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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image of A History of the Early Church to A.D. 500, A History of the Medieval Chuch 590-1500, A History of the Modern Church From 1500 to the Present Day [3 vols]

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London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1961. Three books covering both English and European Church history: A History of the Early Church to A.D. 500, Very Good hardcover in Very Good price-clipped jacket, includes comparative tables and three fold out maps in excellent condition, ix.300pgs, 1963; A History of the Medieval Chuch 590-1500, Good to Very Good hardcover with scattered… Read more
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$30.00
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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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image of Foundry Work. A Practical Guide to Modern Methods of Moulding and Casting in Iron, Bronze, Steel, and Other Metals, Including Many Valuable Hints on Shop Equipment and Management, Useful Tables, Etc.

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Chicago: American School of Correspondence, 1909. 150 pgs. Good condition red cloth hardcover. General exterior wear and smudging and spotting, with edge rubbing and a few chips to cloth on back board. Internally Very Good, clean and unmarked. Probably an Ex-Lib of some sort as there is remnant of bookplate torn from front fixed endpaper. No other marks or stamps.… Read more
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$55.00
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Four Thousand Years of Pharmacy. An Outline History of Pharmacy and the Allied Sciences.

by Lawall

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1927
Condition
Good to Very Good
Edition
No Additional Printings Indicated
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$45.00

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1927. xv.665 pgs. Good to Very Good. Illustrated with 64 black and white plates including frontis of a section of the Eders papyrus, one of the oldest pharmaceutical works known. Red cloth hard cover, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, top edge of text blockmatching red. Corners and edges rubbed and frayed, binding strong and… Read more
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Midnight Dreary. Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe.

by Walsh, John Evangelist

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780813526058
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$18.00

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New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1999. xvi.199pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Edgar-winning Poe biographer John Walsh examines the last days of Edgar Allan Poe. Illustrated with reproductions of correspondence, newspaper articals, photos, portraits, documents, medical records and a map of Baltimore contemporary to Poe's last known whereabouts. Contents: Prologue: The Case Reopened, Enter Poe, Enter… Read more
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A Treasury of Stephen Foster

by Deems Taylor, John Tasker Howard, Ray Lev, Dorothy Berliner Commins [Stephen Foster]

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1946
Condition
Good to Very Good
Edition
First Printing
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$15.00

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New York: Random House, 1946. 222 pgs. Good to Very Good hardcover, green boards, red cloth spine. General wear to cloth and boards at edges and corners, lettering to spine somewhat faded, rubbing to paper edges and shallow scuffing of boards. Binding sound, internally clean and unmarked. Contents: Foreword by Deems Taylor, Stephen Collins Foster by John Tasker Howard,… Read more
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Roman Pictures

by Lubbock, Percy

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1926
Condition
Good to Very Good
Edition
Third Printing
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$16.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. 221 pgs. Good to Very Good, binding sound, clean and unmarked. One closed tear at margin of pg 10, text not affected. Frontis illustration plate tipped in. Original age-toned paper boards, cloth spine with faded titlepiece, no jacket.This is a vintage printing, not a modern reproduction. By the author of Earlham and The… Read more
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The Handbook of Spun Silk. Containing the Essential Facts About Its Nature and Uses, Together with a Reference Table of Comparative Sizes.

by Champlain Silk Mills

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1922
Condition
Good to Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition
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$36.00

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Madison Ave NY: Champlain Silk Mills, 1922. 31pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover, No. 594 of a limited edition by Champlain Silk Mills, presented to Mackay, Wilde & Co. as indicated on front endpapers. A one inch chip at mid spine and several faded areas and spots on front board. Binding sound, internally clean and unmarked but for one… Read more
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RUBENS. Complete Edition with One Hundred and Forty Plates, Four in Full Colour, and a Selection From the Painter's Correspondence.

by Burckhardt, Jacob

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
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No Additional Printings Indicated
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$20.00

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New York: Phaidon Publishers Inc. (distributed By The Oxfurd University Press), 1950. 12mo. 374 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in Good to Very Good jacket. Blue decorated cloth, clean and unmarked. Jacket has several small edge tears and rubbing to paper at edges. Complete Edition with One Hundred and Forty Plates, Four in Full Colour, and a Selection From… Read more
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A Blake Bibliography. Annotated Lists of Works, Studies and Blakeana.

by Nurmi, Martin K. Bentlry, G.E.

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good+
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No Additional Printings Indicated
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$35.00

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Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1964. xix.393 pgs. Very Good+ hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Clean, sound and unmarked with minimal shelfwear, light rubbing to corners of dustjacket. Laid in and included are a copy of a review of this book and a small card with several notations presumably by a reviewer. Contents divided into six main sections, separated by… Read more
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Photogravures of Nineteen Pictures in the Louvre

by Hautecouer

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Ravenroost Books
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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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image of British Windmills and Watermills.With 8 Plates in Color and 24 Illustrations in Black & White.

British Windmills and Watermills.With 8 Plates in Color and 24 Illustrations in Black & White.

by Skilton, C.P.

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
No Additional Printings Indicated
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$12.00

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London: Collins, 1947. 47 pgs. Very Good navy and white hardcover in matching Good to Very Good jacket. Light rubbing to corners of boards. Jacket has rubbing along edged and several small to medium edge tears. Binding sound. Text clean and unmarked. Sections include a list of illustrations, the rise and decline of windmills, windmill design and mechanism, the windmills… 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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The Scenewright. Illustrated By the Author.

by Smith, Andre

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1930
Condition
Good to Very Good
Edition
Third Printing.
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$17.00

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New York: The MacMillan Co., 1930. vii.135pgs. Good to Very Good condition blue cloth hard cover. Gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. Lettering on spine and edges of cloth somewhat faded, rubbing to cloth at corners. Owner name (Pearl Masterman, February 6, 1934] on front blank, with two of her bookplates on the front endpapers. Frontis and… Read more
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image of The Court of Persia, Viewed in Connection with Scriptural Usages. Revised By Daniel P. Kidder.

The Court of Persia, Viewed in Connection with Scriptural Usages. Revised By Daniel P. Kidder.

by Kitto, John, D.D.

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1849
Condition
Good
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$28.00

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New York: Lane & Scott, for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1849. 176pgs. Good condition hardcover, marbled boards, black spine and corners. Refer to images. Backing of spine is chipped away at top edge and partially along front side to reveal sewn page gathers underneath. Gathered pages remain tightly sewn, but upper thread is not… Read more
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Isadora Duncan

by Magriel, Paul, Editor.

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third Printing
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New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1948. vii.85 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Light rubbing at edges and corners, clean, sound, unmarked. Contents: Preface. Isadora Duncan and Basic Dance by John Martin. Duncan Concerts in New York by Carl Van Vechten. Isadora Duncan and the Artists by Allan Ross Macdougall. Isadora Duncan: Studies for Six Dance Movements by Gordon… Read more
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image of Ballet Panorama. An Illustrated Chronicle of Three Centuries. With 158 Illustrations from Prints, Drawings and Photographs.

Ballet Panorama. An Illustrated Chronicle of Three Centuries. With 158 Illustrations from Prints, Drawings and Photographs.

by Haskell, Arnold L.

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Ravenroost Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third Edition
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$20.00

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London: B.T. Batsford, 1947. viii.120pgs. Very Good yellow cloth hardcover. Very minimal shelf wear, clean and unmarked with the exception of an inscription on front blank William T. Rothwell London 1956". Illustrated endpapers.With 158 Illustrations from prints, drawings and black and white photographs. Contents: I. The Birth and Progress of Ballet. II. The Romantic Movement. III. Ballet in Russia… Read more
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