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The Book in the Islamic World: The Written Word and Communication in the Middle East

by Atiyeh, George N. [Editor]

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Published
1995
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780791424742
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State University of New York Press, 1995. 1st printing. Tight and unmarked. 305pp. This book explores Muslims' conception of themselves as "the people of the book" and explains the multifaceted meanings of this concept. Published jointly with the Library of Congress, it is an illustrated history of the book and the written word in the Islamic world..… Read more
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Libricide: The Regime-Sponsored Destruction of Books and Libraries in the Twentieth Century

by Knuth, Rebecca

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Published
2003
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Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780275980887
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$19.50

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Praeger, 2003. Several pages have small ink marks. All text clean and clear. Full cloth binding. 277pp. Jacket has dampstaining to upper front panel. Very decent research copy of this scholarly material. First Edition. Hardccover. Good/Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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The Bookshop of the World: Making and Trading Books in the Dutch Golden Age

by Pettegree, Andrew; Der Weduwen, Arthur

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Published
2019
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780300230079
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$55.00

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Yale University Press, 2019. 1st printing. Crisp and unmarked, F/F. 485pp. Dust jacket now in a new mylar cover.. First Edition. Hardccover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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Some Favourite Books and Their Authors, With Biographical Sketches and Illustrative Extracts

by Shaylor, Joseph

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Published
1901
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Very Good
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First Edition
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$24.00

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London: Grant Richards, 1901. Decorative cloth binding with a bit of staining and soiling. Gilt upper page edges. Gift note inked on front flyleaf. Frontis. with tissue guard. 282pp.`. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 8" Tall.
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The Kingdom of Books

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Published
1927
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Very Good
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First Edition
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$45.00

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Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1927. 1st Impression of the Trade Edition. Tight, square and unmarked but for a small bookseller's ink-stamp on bottom of rear flyleaf. Decorative cloth binding. Gilt upper page edges. xii, 290pp. Illustrations. Unclipped jacket has dark tape shadow repairs to spine crown. In a protective mylar cover.. First… Read more
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Scribners Present the Modern Library in First Editions, Scribner Book Store Catalogue Number 117

by Scribner Book Store

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Published
1938
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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New York: Scribner Book Store, 1938. Full cloth binding, just rubbed through at corners. Tight and unmarked. 331pp.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 8" Tall Oblong.
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Nabokov's Butterfly: And Other Stories of Great Authors and Rare Books

by 12Gekoski, Rick

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Published
2004
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780786714520
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$35.00

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New York: Carroll & Graf, 2004. 1st printing. Crisp and unmarked, NF/NF. Full red cloth binding. 240pp. Very nice unclipped jacket now in a new mylar cover.. First American Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12mo - over 6" - 8" Tall.
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The Country Life Press Garden City, New York

by Doubleday, Page & Company

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Published
1919
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Doubleday, Page & Company, 1919. Full cloth binding, lightly rubbed. Gilt upper page edges. Unmarked copy with some pale dampstain to lower page corners. 268pp. Photos.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 8" Tall Oblong.
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Penguin Special: The Story of Allen Lane, the Founder of Penguin Books and the Man Who Changed Publishing Forever

by Lewis, Jeremy

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Turn-The-Page Books
Published
2006
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780141024615
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$20.00

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Penguin Books, 2006. 1st printing. Remainder mark to page edges, otherwise tight and unmarked. 484pp. Photos. Slightly rubbed jacket now in a new mylar cover.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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Bookstore: The Life and Times of Jeannette Watson and Books & Co.

by Tillman, Lynne

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Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780151004256
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$15.00

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New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1999. 1st printing. Crisp and unmarked, F/F. xxv, 337 pp. In a very nice unclipped jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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Classics for Pleasure

by Dirda, Michael

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Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780151012510
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$16.00

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Harcourt, 2007. 1st printing. Crisp and unmarked, F/VG. 341pp. In a very nice price-clipped jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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Of Making Many Books: A Hundred Years of Reading, Writing and Publishing

by Burlingame, Roger

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Published
1946
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946. First printing with "A" on copyright page. Square and unmarked with a slight bit of foxing to endpapers. Full cloth binding. xii, 347pp. Jacket is good only, with small chips and creased rubbed along edges. In a protective mylar cover.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - 8"… Read more
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Q's Legacy

by Hanff, Helene

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Published
1985
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780316343404
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$35.00

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1985. Stated first edition. Crisp and unmarked, F/VG. 177pp. Unclipped jacket is lightly rubbed, now in a new mylar cover. Hanff discovers Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, and English literature.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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84, Charing Cross Road

by Hanff, Helene

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Published
1991
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Fine
ISBN
9781559210546
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$50.00

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Moyer Bell Ltd., 1991. Reprint edition, 25th Anniversary Edition. Full black cloth hard cover with dust jacket, F/F. Crisp, unmarked copy. Dust jacket offered in new mylar cover. 97pp., introduction by Anne Bancroft.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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Memoirs of a Book Snake: Forty Years of Seeking and Saving Old Books

by Meyer, David

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Published
2001
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Fine
ISBN
9780916638542
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Waltham Street Press, 2001. 2nd printing. Signed by Meyer on title page. A crisp copy in full cloth binding, F/F. 152pp. Unclipped jacket now in a new mylar cover.. Signed. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 12mo - over 6" - 8" Tall.
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Printing in Deseret: Mormons, Economy, Politics and Utah's Incunabula 1849-1851

by Saunders, Richard L.

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Published
2000
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780874806632
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University of Utah Press, 2000. 1st printing. Crisp and unmarked. 213pp. In a pristine unclipped jacket. Printing in Deseret is a concise narrative history of the advent of printing in the state, and of the earliest printed documents, or incunabula, created during the initial settlement years. It also includes a bibliographic history of the press, chronicling… Read more
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Caldecott & Co.: Notes on Books and Pictures

by Sendak, Maurice

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Published
1988
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780374225988
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$20.00

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New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1988. 1st printing. Tight and unmarked, VG/VG. Dusting on top; slightly rubbed. Full cloth binding. 216pp. Unclipped jacket with mild soiling in a protective mylar cover.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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Bibliophile in the Nursery: A Bookman's Treasury of Collectors' Lore on Old and Rare Children's Books

by Targ, William

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Published
1957
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Cleveland: World Publishing Company, 1957. 1st printing. Tight and unmarked with toning to endpapers. Full cloth binding. 503pp. Fold-out frontis. Jacket, in protective mylar, is rubbed, with soiling to back panel.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Large 8vo.
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Christina Rossetti & Illustration: Publishing History

by Kooistra, Lorraine Janzen

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Published
2002
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780821414545
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$35.00

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Ohio University Press, 2002. 1st printing. Tight and unmarked, showing only slight wear. Full cloth binding. 332pp. Jacket now in a new mylar cover.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall.
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84, Charing Cross Road

by Hanff, Helene; Doel, Frank; Marks & Co

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780670290734
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$28.00

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New York: Grossman Publishers, 1970. 2nd printing trade hard cover with dust jacket, VG/G. Unmarked copy in full red cloth binding. 97pp. Jacket is good only, price-clipped, rubbed, with tea staining to front panel. Now in a new mylar cover.. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.
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