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Fundamentals of Book Collecting [Signed/Inscribed by Author]

By Dunbar, Maurice

Los Altos, CA: Hermes Publications, 1976. Hardcover. First edition; 5 3/4 x 8 3/4; pp. [8], xi-xxi, [1], 1-108; brown cloth over boards; gilt title to spine; pictorial DJ; illustrated; very minor wear - fine condition. Jacket with a few small nicks and a wrinkle to top edge - very good to near fine. Signed and inscribed by author. An authoritative study of various aspects of book collecting including ways of getting started, caring for the books, recognizing signed and inscribed copies, books as an investment, etc.


Price List 54 [Government Publications] Political Science. Government, Crime, Liquors, Supreme Court, District of Columbia, Un-American Activities

By Superintendent of Documents

Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1947. Softcover. Revised (30th) edition; stapled printed wraps; 6 x 9; pp. 44; few small nicks to fore-edge of front cover; few spots of foxing to wraps; minor crease line to lower corner of back cover; very good or better. A price list,descriptions, and binding (when applicable) of hundreds of documents and publications printed and sold by the Government Printing Office. The only copy in the trade.


Sources of Free and Inexpensive Teaching Aids

By Miller, Bruce [Superintendent of Schools, Ontario, California]

Published by the Author, 1948. Softcover. Revised edition;8 1/2 x 11; pp. 1-22 including text to back cover; stapled printed wraps; minor age-toning along margins with a few small faint spots to covers; internally fine; overall very good to near fine condition. Essentially, a catalog and a bibliography, the pamphlet lists numerous cheap or free textbooks, booklets, and teaching aids on various subjects for consideration of teachers and educators. The materials include works on economics, art, bookbinding, agriculture, science, etc.