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Recent Arrivals from The Country Bookshop

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Burlington, VT: Vermont Archaeological Society, 1992. We are guessing that this is the 1992 edition, but since it is still in shrink-wrap, we can't tell. This copy is brand-spanking new. Just plain goirgeous. The hard-cover edition. An important subject and most probably a limited printing. . Hard Cover. New/New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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From Here to Eternity

by Jones, James

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Published
1951
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$75.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's & Sons, 1951. Black cloth with gilt title/author on spine with classic 50's Scribner's typography, slightly faded. Binding in good condition, save for some discoloration on front cover and minor scuffs over all. Inside boards and pages all clean, bright, and tight. First edition of Jones' first book!. 1st Edition. Cloth. Good/None. 8 1/2 x 6… Read more
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A Goudy Memoir

by Lawson, Alexander S. et al

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1987
Condition
Like New
Edition
Limited to 150 Copies
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$200.00

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Council Bluffs: Yellow Barn Press, 1987. Gorgeous memorial volume dedicated to Frederic W. Goudy, the great American print designer, with wood engravings by John DePol and tipped-in sepia photos of Goudy. Essays by Alexander S. Lawson, Howard W. Coggeshall, Arthur W. Rushmore, Richard Ellis, Christopher Plantin, Neil Shaver, and Goudy himself. Includes fold-out letter-pressed sonnet by Plaintin. Naturally, whole is… Read more
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Printer and Playground: An Autobiography

by Simon, Oliver

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Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
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$45.00

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London: Faber & Faber, 1955. Autobiography of typographic legend, Oliver Simon, illustrated with portraits, letters in facsimile, typographical examples, and the work of different artists of the inter-war period, Grey cloth binding in very good conditin with black title/author on spine. Some slight bumping on top and bottom of spine, Paper cover in good condition, despite some slight discoloration. It… Read more
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The Ward Ritchie Press & Anderson, Ritchie & Simon

by Ritchie, Ward

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1961
Condition
Like New
Edition
Limited to 300 Copies
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$75.00

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Los Angeles: Anderson, Ritchie, & Simon, 1961. Stunning limited edition (# 191 of 300) printed on Curtis Rag paper with color images of especially beautiful book designing. Bound in black cloth with embossed gold & red designs on spine and cover and, on title page, another reproduction of front image (of skull on anchor) this time printed in metallic blue… Read more
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The Sub-Conscious Made Conscious

by Eeman, L.E.

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Published
1926
Condition
Good
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$125.00

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London: Simkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co, 1926. Special little hand-printed and stitch-bound French fold booklet with orange cloth cover (letter-pressed with image of holding hands) with old-style round red price sticker (2/-net). Inside front cover is a page of perfectly intact perforated "tickets" advertising the book, under the instructions: Send These to Your Friends. Front cover beginning to… Read more
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The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi

by Kaufman, Richard

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Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
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$50.00

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USA: Richard Kaufman & Alan Greenberg, 1990. Very good condition red hardcover, with slight rubbing on bottom edge of cover-boards. Paper cover also very good, with very slight denting along bottom of spine. Cover image by Mari Tanaka. Tricks clearly illustrated by diagrams and images by Ton Osaka. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Ton Onasaka. 11 1/4… Read more
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In Zululand with the British Throughout the War of 1879

by Norris-Newman, Charles L.

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1880
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$750.00

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London: W.H. Allen & Co., 1880. Very rare (WorldCat locates only one copy), a first edition in dark green embossed cloth with gilt design on front and decorative title/author on spine. Some minor bumping, rubbing, and fading, but really in remarkably good condition. Includes 9 folding maps and 4 portraits, including one real photo!. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/None.… Read more
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The International School of Cremona: Two Score Years of Violin Making

by Nicolini, Gualtiero

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Published
1979
Condition
Good
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$75.00

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Cremona, Italy: Ediizioni Stradivari ?, 1979. Commemorative volume, translated by Helen Palmer, copiously illustrated and printed on heavy paper. Bound in dark brownwith bright gold title, author, and image of violin. Book has slight dent at top of front cover and also about an inch 1/2 at back cover board edge has been scraped off. Else very attractive and fresh.… Read more
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The History of Printing in America

by Thomas, Isaiah; McCorison, Marcus,

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1970
Condition
Near New
Edition
Limited Signed Edition
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$125.00

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Barre, MA: Imprint Society, 1970. Beautiful, crisp and clean edition of Thomas' History of Printing in America, with tipped in page from the original, and signed on colophon by editor, Marcus McCorison. This is # 404 out of 1.950 copies. Book is bound in blue cloth, with gilt title on spine, and tan end papers. In near new condition. Pages… Read more
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Fundamentals

by Seton-Sears, Dr. Julia

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Condition
Good Minus
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$225.00

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London: Rally Publishing House Rare (Worldcat locates only 2 copies) inscribed and signed leather-bound copy of Fundamentals, by Julia Seton-Sears, founder of the New Civilization Church and the School of the New Civilization in Boston, 1905, and New Civilization Center in 1937 in Florida, all aimed at bringing Ancient Wisdom into practical use in the New Age. Dark blue leather… Read more
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New American Songbag

by Sandburg, Carl

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Published
1950
Condition
Good Minus
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$250.00

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New York: Broadcast Music, 1950. Called "a landmark" by Pete Seeger, Sandburg's 1927 anthology here in 1950 edition, inscribed: "Fred Hellerman/'The Weavers'/April 1951," the same year that all members of The Weavers were blacklisted from performing on radio or t.v. Sandburg, perhaps the first Americam urban folk singer, accompanied himself on solo guitar at lectures and poetry recitals and… Read more
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Jiminy Cricket

by Ditchfield, P. H.

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1940
Condition
Good Minus
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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New York: Random House, 1940. First edition of "Walt Disney's Jiminy Cricket" with original price & foreword by Walt, explaining "This is a book version of our second feature-length animated motion picture, Pinocchio...". Binding slightly dinged in two places and showing some wear around extremities, but generally bright and clean, with image of Jiminy coming out of a calla lily.… Read more
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High Water in Arkansas

by Finger, Charles J.

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Published
1943
Condition
Good
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$25.00

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New York: Story Parade/Grosset & Dunlap, 1943. Illustrated children's book about a boy who saves a "negro" woman and her children on a shanty-boat from a flood on the Arkansas River, with colorful illustrations by Henry C. Pitz. Illustrated board cover with red cloth spine, in good condition, despite wear and fraying around all extremities. Inside pages clean and… Read more
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The Way

by Mills, James Porter

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Published
1914
Condition
Good
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London: A.C. Fifield, 1914. Blue cloth binding with gilt title and author on cover and spine. Generally good, but with wear on extremities, especially bottom and top of spine. inside heavily foxed and shadowed. Includes insert of 3 pages of "Meditations" by Mills. . Hard Cover. Good/None. 8 1/4 x 5 1/2.
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Leonard and Virginia Woolf as Publishers: The Hogarth Press 1917-41

by Willis, J.H., Jr.

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1992
Condition
Near New
ISBN
9780813913612
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$35.00

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Charlottesville & London: University Press of Virginia, 1992. Near new edition of this voluminous history of Leonard and Virginia's Hogarth Press, Both book and paper cover are really in near new condition, except that cover has a crease along the full length of its front. Inside perfectly clean, bright, and tight. Binding is blue and red cloth, with black type.… Read more
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Time Magazine (Joe Dimaggio Cover)

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Published
1936
Condition
Good
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$150.00

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New York, 1936. Good condition Time magazine with b & w photo of "Yankee Dimagio" on cover, "Age 21; batting average, 350; price, $75,000." From July 13th, 1936, Joe's first year in the major league, Copy is solid, with clean and tight pages. Cover shows light rubbing and some wear at extremities and spine, but else very good.. Paper… Read more
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Unforgettable Fire: Pictures Drawn By Atomic Bomb Survivors

by Japan Broadcasting Corporation, Eds.

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1977
Condition
Good
Edition
1st American Edition
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New York: Pantheon Books, 1977. Extraordinary collection of many color reproductions of drawings done by survivors of Hisoshima thirty years after their traumatic experiences, including their own commentaries on the experience and their drawings. White paper back cover with color image from inside the book, in good condition despite some slight discoloration and wear around extremities. . 1st American Edition.… Read more
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Egypt: Native Rulers and Foreign Interference

by de Malortie, Baron

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1882
Condition
Good Minus
Edition
1st Edition
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$225.00

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London: William Ridgway, 1882. Royal blue cover with bright gilt title on front cover, on spine slightly more faded. Book in good condition save for extensive fraying at top and bottom of spine and tinytear on spine over title and some wear at corners. Some foxing. Dark brown endpapers. Signed on top of title pages: "With compliments from the author".… Read more
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Traditions of Japanese Art: Selections from the Kimiko and John Powers Collection

by Rosenfeld, John M. ; Shimada, Shujiro

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Published
1970
Condition
Near New
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$75.00

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Cambridge, MA: Fogg Art Museum, 1970. Gorgeous book bound in purple cloth with gilt and blue embossed title on cover and spine in near new condition. emerald green textured endpapers! Paper cover of textured artists' paper, grey with black type and image from book, also in very good condition.Paper cover covered in transparent cellophane wrap which is itself worn… Read more
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