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A Primer Of Book Collecting

by Winterich, John T. and David A. Randall

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Town's End Books
Published
(1966)
Edition
Third Revised Edition
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$10.00

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New York: Bell Publishing Company, (1966). Third Revised Edition. First Printing Very good+ in red paper covered boards with black text on the spine. A small octavo of 8 by 5 3/8 inches with the spine slightly cocked. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with small chips from the corners of the spine area and nicks… Read more
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ABC for Book Collectors

by Carter, John

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Published
1992
Edition
Sixth Edition
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$20.00

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New Castle, Del.: Oak Knolll Books, 1992. Sixth Edition. Fine in bright red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine and on the front board. A small octavo of 8 by 5 inches. In a fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket. 219 pages of text defining over 450 alphabetical book terms for the… Read more
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Books and Collectors

by Dunbar, Maurice

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Published
1980
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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Los Altos: The Book Nest, 1980. First Edition. First Printing Near fine in light beige cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches with dust staining to the top edge of the text block and light foxing to the other edges of the text block. In a… Read more
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Mark Twain A Bibliography of the Collections of the Mark Twain Memorial

by McBride, William M.

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Published
1984
Edition
First Limited Edition
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$40.00

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Hartford: McBride Publishers, 1984. First Limited Edition. Fine in simulated leather covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and front board. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the lower corner of the front flap. 497 pages of text and photographs. A remarkably comprehensive bibliography of Mark Twian. A must have… Read more
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The Cambridge Guide to Literature in English

by Ousby, Ian

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Published
2002
Edition
Reprint of 2002
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$10.00

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Reprint of 2002. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board. In a fine dust jacket. A new edition with a forward by Doris Lessing. 1,054 pages of text and illustrations.
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The Celebrated Collection of Americana Formed By The Late Thomas Winthrop Streeter (Index)

by Lazare, Edward J., Compiler

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Published
1970
Edition
First Editions
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$40.00

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New York: Parke-Bernett Galleries, Inc, 1970. First Editions. An exlibrary copy in near fine condition in dark blue paper covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine and on the front board and with a book plate from the Rhode Island Historical Society on the front paste down. A small quarto of 9 7/8 by 6 7/8 inches… Read more
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The Celebrated Collection of Americana Formed By The Late Thomas Winthrop Streeter (Volume IIi)

by Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc

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Published
1967
Edition
First Editions
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$40.00

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New York: Parke-Bernett Galleries, Inc, 1967. First Editions. An exlibrary copy in near fine condition in dark blue paper covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine and on the front board and with a book plate from the Rhode Island Historical Society on the front paste down. A small quarto of 9 7/8 by 6 7/8 inches… Read more
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The Celebrated Collection of Americana Formed By The Late Thomas Winthrop Streeter (Volume VI)

by Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc

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Published
1969
Edition
First Editions
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$40.00

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New York: Parke-Bernett Galleries, Inc, 1969. First Editions. An exlibrary copy in near fine condition in dark blue paper covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine and on the front board and with a book plate from the Rhode Island Historical Society on the front paste down. A small quarto of 9 7/8 by 6 7/8 inches… Read more
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The Celebrated Collection of Americana Formed By The Late Thomas Winthrop Streeter (Volume II)

by Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc

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Town's End Books
Published
1966
Edition
First Editions
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$35.00

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New York: Parke-Bernett Galleries, Inc, 1966. First Editions. An exlibrary copy in very near fine condition in dark blue paper covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine and on the front board and with a book plate from the Rhode Island Historical Society on the front paste down. A small quarto of 9 7/8 by 6 7/8… Read more
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Lasting Impressions The Grolier Club Library

by Holzenberg, Eric (Editor)

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Published
2004
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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New York: The Grolier Club, 2004. First Edition. Winterhouse Edition Fine in 1/2 green and blue cloth covered boards with black and white text stamped on the spine. A small quarto of 10 1/2 by 8 1/8 inches. In a fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket. One of only 2,000 copies printed. 205 pages including an index… Read more
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First Editions: A Guide to Identification

by Zempel, Edward N. and Linda A. Verkler

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Published
1995
Edition
Third Edition
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$100.00

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Peoria: The Spoon River Press, 1995. Third Edition. First Printing Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stampings on the front boards and on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/4". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. The definitive source for determining publisher's methods of designating first editions. … Read more
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Bibliographia Oziana A Concise Bibliographical Checklist of the Oz Books by L. Frank Baum and His Successors

by Greene, Douglas G. and Peter E. Hanff

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Published
1976
Edition
First Edtion
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$40.00

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Demorest, Georgia: The International Wizard of Oz Club, 1976. First Edtion. First Printing Very good in illustrated heavy paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A first printing of which only approximately 2,000 copies were printed. 103 pages of text illustrated with a section of photographic plates showing book covers.
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Mark Twain A Bibliography of the Collections of the Mark Twain Memorial

by McBride, William M.

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Published
1984
Edition
First Limited Edition
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$45.00

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Hartford: McBride Publishers, 1984. First Limited Edition. Fine in simulated leather covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and front board. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the lower corner of the front flap. 497 pages of text and photographs. A remarkably comprehensive bibliography of Mark Twian. A must have… Read more
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New York Printing MDCXCIII

by McMurtrie, Douglas

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Published
1928
Edition
First Edition 1/240 copies
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$70.00

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Chicago: The John Calhoun Club, 1928. First Edition 1/240 copies. Good+ with the spine area tanned and cloth at the ends of the spine torn about 1/2" from the head and heel & rubbed at the corners. Without a dust jacket. This is copy 199 of only 240 numbered copies produced. 30 pages of text followed by… Read more
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American Book Prices Current 1992 Volume 98

by Leab, Daniel J. Leab, et al, Katharine Kyes

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Published
1993
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$17.50

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Washington, Conn.: Bancroft-Parkman, Inc., 1993. Fine in dark red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and front board. Without a dust jacket as issued. 1084 pages of text containing the auction records for books, autographs and manuscripts for the 1992 season.
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American First Editions

by Johnson, Merle

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Published
1929
Edition
First limited edition
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$45.50

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New York: R. R. Bowker Co., 1929. First limited edition. Very good+ in dark blue cloth covered boards with light rubbing to the spine ends and corners with top edge gilt. Without a dust jacket. One of only 1,000 limited edition copies produced with an eight page addenda laid-in in the rear. A "Bibliographic Check Lists… Read more
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Samuel L. Clemens First Editions and Values

by Potter, John K.

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Published
1932
Edition
First Limited Edition
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$42.00

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Chicago: The Black Archer Press, 1932. First Limited Edition. Fine in gilt decorated blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small 12mo8vo measuring 7.25" x 5.125". Without a dust jacket as issued. This is copy number 114 of only 500 copies printed. 82 pages containing an index, text and illustrations. … Read more
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Twainiana Notes from the Annotations of Walter Bliss

by Bliss, Walter

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Town's End Books
Published
1930
Edition
First Limited Edition
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$45.50

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Hartford: The Hobby Shop, 1930. First Limited Edition. Fine in decorated blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the front board. A small 8vo measuring 7.75" x 5". Without a dust jacket as issued. This is copy number 178 of only 1,000 copies printed. 24 pages of text which contain the annotations and notes… Read more
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English Childrens's Books

by Muir, Percy

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Town's End Books
Published
1954
Edition
First Edition
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$28.00

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New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1954. First Edition. First printing Near fine in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations stamped on the spine with light rubbing to the heel of the spine and with light shelf wear to the board edges. In a good+ dust jacket with a price clipped front flap and with 1/4"… Read more
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A Practical Guide to American Book Collecting (1663-1940)

by Bennett, Whitman

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Town's End Books
Published
1941
Edition
Limited first edition
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$50.00

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New York: Bennett Book Studios, 1941. Limited first edition. Very good+ in tan cloth covered boards with an errata slip pasted to the front end paper & light wear to the spine ends. Without a dust jacket. One of only 1,250 copies published. "With all items arranged in sequence as a Chronological Panorama of American… Read more
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