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Manual of Style (1925)  University of Texas Press - For Use in the Publications and the Departmental Printing of the University of Texas
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Manual of Style (1925) University of Texas Press - For Use in the Publications and the Departmental Printing of the University of Texas

By Wright, A.C.

Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, 1925. Dark green flexible covers with gilt lettering. In the Specimens of Type chapters, several pages have examples neatly cut out from the page. Approximately the last half of the book shows a small, faint moisture stain in the gutter at the tail of the spine. Otherwise some mild rubbing and shelf wear. The first edition of this publication (no other printings indicated) offers suggestions and rules compiled by A.C. Wright, Manager of the University of Texas Press, to facilitate University printing and reduce costs by properly preparing copy before sending to the printer. Signed by A.C. Wright on the front endpaper. 112 pages.. SIGNED. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$150.00

Adventures in Collecting Lewis Carroll: Selections from the Sewell Collection
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Adventures in Collecting Lewis Carroll: Selections from the Sewell Collection

By Sewell, Byron W.

Houston, Texas: Detering Book Gallery, 1979. About fine with a mere trace of wear. Exhibit catalog of books and ephemera from the Sewell Collection of Lewis Carroll, presented by the Detering Book Gallery, Houston, Texas, December 1 - December 31, 1979. Fifty pages, thirty-seven items. Illustrated with black and white photos. Introduction by Peter Heath, President of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America. From Herman E. Detering's Preface: " This exhibit, a portion of the many items assembled over a nine year period by Susan and Byron Sewell, was chosen both for the quality of the material and because it provides an instructive example of how imagination and perseverance can be used to form an important collection.". First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$15.00

American Book-Prices Current, Index 1955-1960: A Priced Summary of Books, Autographs & Mss, Broadsides, and Maps Sold at Auction in the United States from July 1955 - June 1960, Together with the Principal Sales in London from July 1957 - June 1960

By Lazare, Edward [Editor]

New York: American Book-prices Current, 1961. 1533 pages, including advertisements of specialist book dealers classified by subject.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$20.00

$20.00

A Book Collector on the Texas Frontier
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A Book Collector on the Texas Frontier

By Vedung, Siv

Houston: Texas Swedish Cultural Foundation, 1990. Light rub to the jacket, else a fine copy in an archival protective sleeve. 156 ages with References, Appendixes, and Index. Several illustrations, including the frontispiece of Palm. The life of Swedish immigrant Svante Palm, who played important roles in Texas in civic, commercial, cultural, and political life. His true passion, though, was for book collecting. He donated his private library to the University of Texas in 1897, the Swedish portion of which remains as a unique document that contains many rare and valuable volumes from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. Provided in this book are a bibliography of the 17th and 18th century items and a bilingual edition of Palm's own account of his emigration to America.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Swedish Immigrant Texas Frontier Book Collector Library Rare Books. Catalogs: Books on Books.

$18.00