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(New Castle): Oak Knoll Press, (1998). First edition. Octavo, brown cloth, pp. ix, 267; illustrated. Includes bibliographic descritions of Foulis books by Jessie M. King, W. Russell Flint, Frank Brangwyn and F. Cayley Robinson. Fine in dust jacket..
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[English translation The collection of pictures of the Ten Bamboo Hall: with twenty-four replicas in colours and full size of earliest prints from the masterpiece of the Chinese colour printer of the Ming period]. … Read more
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George W. Jones, Printer Laureate

by Wallis, Lawrence W.

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9780902813205
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(Nottingham): Plough Press / Mark Batty Publisher, (2004). Octavo, black cloth, pp. 128: illustrated. George William Jones (1860-1942) was a British printer and type designer, originator of Venezia, Granjon, Bernhard, Estienne, Baskerville, Georgian and its companion typeface, Victorian. Fine in dust jacket. .
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(Woodbridge, Suffolk): The Antiques Collectors' Club, in association with Crab Tree Farm Foundation. Octavo, black boards, pp. 303, [1]: illustrated. Beautifully produced. Near fine in dust jacket (actually still in the publisher's shrink wrap). While not a large book, it is printd on good stock and is quite heavy. It may therefore require extra postage, depending on… Read more
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Biblio. (Exploring the World of Books). Volume 3; Number 5.

by [N.a]. Nicholas Basbanes, contributor.

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Eugene, OR: Aster Publishing, May 1998. Wrappers, 8 &1/2" x 11". This issue with articles on the Alexandria Library, chess books, the non-fiction of George Orwell, and "The Double Life of Charles Dickens". Contibutors include Nicholas Basbanes. New copy..
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Bibliography of Canadiana Published in Great Britain 1519-1763

by Waldon, Freda Farrell. Revised and edited by William F.E. Morley.

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9781550220872
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(Toronto): Published by the ECW Press in cooperation with the National Library of Canada., (1990). Octavo, red cloth, pp. lxv, [iii], 535; illustrated with the author's portrait and reproductions of twelve specimen pages. Erratum slip laid in. Fine, without dust jacket, as issued. Heavy book - may require extra postage to distant locations..
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(Toronto): Blue Butterfly Books, (2008). First edition, casebound issue. Octavo, deark green boards, pp. xx, 362, (2); illustrated. Inscribed by the author with a blue felt tip. A centenary history of the library in Bracebridge (Muskoka) Ontario. Fine in dust jacket with a closed tear that is less than 1" in length. Comes with an archival quality mylar dust jacket… Read more
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Los Angeles: Heritage Book Shop, 1991. Quarto, red cloth, pp. xxviii, 183; illustrated. Near fine in dust jacket. May require extra post to international destinations..
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Los Angeles: Heritage Book Shop, 1998. Quarto, black cloth, pp. xxvi, 244; illustrated. Near fine in dust jacket. May require extra post to international destinations. Near fine in dust jacket with a crease to the front panel..
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New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, (2002). 27.9 x 21.6 cm, green cloth, pp. 300; illustrated. Fine, as issued without dust jacket. In publisher's shrink wrap. May require extra post to international destintations..
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New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1913. First edition. 16.8 x 10.6 cm, orange card covers, pp. [30], [2] ads. The text of the essay was published the previous year in "The English Review". Laid in is a printed slip reading: "With Mitchell Kennerley's compliments". Creasing along top corner of covers and text block, small tear to upper edge of rear cover.… Read more
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New York: Burt Franklin, (1971). Photo-lithographic reprint of the 1912 edition. Octavo, pale blue cloth, pp. [xi], [145]. No dust jacket, as issued. Very good..
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New York: The Typophiles, 1994. First edition. Salmon coloured card covers, pp. 42. Five hundred copies printed at the Stinehour Press. Lower front corner slightly bumped, else near fine..
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Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1968. First edition. Wire-stitched black card covers, unpaginated; illustrated. An attractive production. Very good..
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London: Pickering & Chatto, 1895. Octavo, olive cloth with paper spine-label, pp. 257. Lists 2,732 items. Rear hinge paper split, else a very good copy..
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The Roman Vergil and the Origins of Medieval Book Design

by Wright, David H.

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2001
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9780712346566
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British Library, 2001. 31 cm x 27.5 cm, dark blue boards, pp. [71]; illustrated in colour..
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, [1972). Second and best edition. 8vo., brown cloth, pp. xxiv, 1085. The best bibliographic reference for Canadian literature. Some 16,000 titles by 7,000 Canadian authors are included in this comprehensive bibliography. Required reference for anyone with pretensions to dealing seriously in this field. Previous owner's tidy signature on endpaper, else near fine and little used,… Read more
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The Vinland Map and Tartar Relation. With a Foreword by Alexander O. Vietor.

by SKELTON, R.A; Thomas E. Marston, and George D. Painter.

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New Haven: Yale University Press, (1966). Fourth printing. Quarto, orange-red boards, pp. xii, [291], illustrated. Near fine in a very good dust jacket, with slight edge wear. A recent reprinting of this book is inprint at US$55.00..
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New York: Harper and Brothers Publishers, (1920). Large octavo, tan boards printed in green with a small circular pictorial label on upper cover, backed in black cloth, pp. [vii], [156]; illustrated with some plates in colour. Includes examples of published work by major illustrators such as Howard Pyle, E.A. Abbey and Clinton Balmer, as well as notes on cover designs,… Read more
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(N.p.): Meckler Publishing, May-June, 1986. Includes an article on librarians as publisher's. Wrappers, near fine..
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