In Quest Of the Perfect Book

by Orcutt, William Dana

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in Quest of the Perfect Book; Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Locus Solus Rare Books
Published
1926
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Bookplate; covers a bit rubbed, spine dulled, decorative stamping on front still rather bright.
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1st edition
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Boston: Little, Brown, 1926. 1st edition. Bookplate; covers a bit rubbed, spine dulled, decorative stamping on front still rather bright.. 8vo, illustrated; brown cloth gilt, t.e.g. A presentation copy, inscribed and signed by Orcutt with a five line verse quote on a tipped in sheet of letterhead, dated 1927; recipient's ownership signature above on the front free endpaper.… Read more
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Boston, Little, Brown, 1926.. 1st edition. Half red morocco and marbled paper boards wih gilt letters and ornaments of the spine, marbled endpapers, t.e.g., [15], 316, [1] pp., color frontispiece and 84 illustrations. Rubbed at the head and heel of the spine and worn at the corners, else very good.
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In Quest of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman; The Kingdom of Books (2 volumes)

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1927
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Limited Edition
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$200.00

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Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1927. Limited Edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 316; 290pp. 3/4 parchment vellum with brown paper over boards. Top edge gilt. Deckled fore-edges. Brightly colored frontispiece illustrations. Illustrated throughout. Both books are in near fine condition, with light bumping at the spine ends. In thin card slipcases (good only), with a number of long splits in the… Read more
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In Quest of the Perfect Book

by ORCUTT, William Dana

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George S. MacManus Company
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ORCUTT, William Dana. In Quest of the Perfect Book. 8vo. Original three-quarter vellum. Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1926. First edition. One of 365 copies signed by the author. A fine copy. Bookplate.
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In Quest of the Perfect Book

by ORCUTT, William Dana

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA
Published
1926
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Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1926. Hardcover. Small 4to. Brown cloth with gilt lettering and extensive rules, pictorial dust jacket. 316pp. Top edge gilt. Tissue-guarded color frontispiece, numerous full-page plates. Near fine/very good. Faint jacket edgewear only. Exceptionally tight 'n' bright first trade edition -- with usually-absent jacket not only present but quite nice. An unusually fresh copy. Orcutt… Read more
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In Quest of the Perfect Book; Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman

by William Dana Orcutt

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Midway Used and Rare Books
Published
1926
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very good
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signed/limited edition
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$80.00

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Boston: Little, Brown and Co, 1926. signed/limited edition. Hard Cover. very good. Vellum backed spine and brown boards. 316pp Limited to 365 copies of which this is copy #13. Signed by William Dana Orcutt.. Some soiling to vellum spine.
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In Quest of the Perfect Book

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Old Scrolls Book Shop
Published
1926
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Fine
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First Trade Edition (stated)
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Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1926. First Trade Edition (stated). Hardcover. Fine/Good. Stated First Trade edition in scarce original unclipped dust jacket. Decorated American trade binding. Clean brown cloth boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover, gold lettering with very small decoration on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and… Read more
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In Quest of the Perfect Book:

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Lux Mentis, Booksellers
Published
1926
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Good+ (Very Good+ textblock). No DJ
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Second Impression of the Trade Edition
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Boston, MA: Little, Brown & Co., 1926. Second Impression of the Trade Edition. Hardcover. Good+ (Very Good+ textblock). No DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear, spine sunned, light wear at hinges, rebound in matching slipcase, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Halfbound, green leather spines and tips, floral printed paper boards, frontispiece; matching floral paper boards, leather foredge. 8vo. 316pp. Illus.… Read more
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In Quest Of The Perfect Book: Reminiscences And Reflections Of A Bookman

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Legacy Books II
Published
1926
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VG
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1st Edition
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$59.95

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Boston: Little, Brown And Company, 1926. Book. VG. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 8vo. 316pp, index, profusely illustrated, color frontis with tissue, smooth brown cloth decorated and lettered in gilt, extremities lightly worn, top corners bumped, overall very bright and clean, in a dust jacket that is lightly worn at edges, and has a 1-inch clean tear noted at… Read more
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IN QUEST OF THE PERFECT BOOK - REMINISCENCES & REFLECTIONS OF A BOOKMAN

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Book Bazaar
Published
1926
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2nd Impression of Trade Edition
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Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1926. 316 pages. Frontispiece illustrated with lovely color plate with gilt and tissue facing. Lavishly illustrated, many facsimile pages. Pages v/g condition. Endpapers very lightly darkened. Gilt top edges. Brown cloth, gilt decoration and title on upper cover. Nice cover. Gilt title on spine. Corners and edges lightly worn and bumped. Brown dust jacket with… Read more
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In Quest of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman

by ORCUTT, William Dana

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Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB
Published
1926
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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Boston:: Little, Brown,. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1926. Hardcover. Salesman sample (dummy copy) with only the first 16 pages of text and a dozen plates. Strip of paper remnant on front free endpaper, else very good in a very good dust jacket. .
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In Quest of the Perfect Book : Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman / William Dana Orcutt

by Orcutt, William Dana (1870-1953)

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MW Books Ltd.
Published
1926
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Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling. Remains particularly well-preserve
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Reprinted Edition
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Boston : Little, Brown, 1926. Reprinted Edition. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 316 pages; Description: [14], 316, [1] p. , [51] leaves of plates : ill. (1 col. ) , facsims. , ports. ; 23 cm. Subjects: Orcutt, William Dana, 1870-1953.… Read more
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In Quest of the Perfect Book

by Orcutt, William Dana

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ThriftBooks
Published
1926
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Good
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Little Brown, 1926. Unknown Binding. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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Kennikat Press, 1970-02. Hardcover. Used:Good.
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IN QUEST OF THE PERFECT BOOK - REMINISCENCES & REFLECTIONS OF A BOOKMAN

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Hoffman Books
Published
1926
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Very Good
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Boston: Little, Brown & Company. Very Good. 1926. Hardcover. Trade Edition, first impression. Spine lettering dull, else very good condition. .
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In Quest of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences and Reflections of a Bookman

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Alba's Books
Published
1926
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Fine
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First Trade Edition
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London: John Murray, 1926. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Quarto. Plate Illustrations. Original brown gilt designer cloth with gilt foreedge and tissue interleaving to plates. A clean, unmarked copy.
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In Quest of the Perfect Book

by Orcutt, William Dana

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About Books
Published
1926
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Fine condition
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First Printing of First Trade Edition
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Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1926. Fine condition in a Very Good dust jacket. The jacket has a few tiny chips at the spine ends and corners. It is is protected by a removable Demco clear-plastic sleeve. NO creases. NO fading. NOT price clipped ($5.00). Sharp corners. Hinges are perfect. NO owner's… Read more
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In Quest of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences and Reflections of a Bookman

by Orcutt, William Dana

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S.C. Sumner
Published
1926
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Good
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1926. Third Edition (includes the "Foreword to the Third Edition"). Inscribed to former owners "With affectionate greetings from Louie and Billy" ("Louie" was the nickname of the author's wife), signed by William Dana Orcutt, and dated in 1940 on the half-title page. Has some dampstaining to spine, bowing to front board, some modest general wear… Read more
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IN QUEST OF THE PERFECT BOOK: REMINISCENCES & REFLECTIONS OF A BOOKMAN

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Vashon Island Books
Published
1926
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Very Good-
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F First Edition Used
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Boston: Little Brown. 1926. F First Edition Used. H Hardcover. Very Good-. In brown jacket over brown cloth with gilt titling and upper cover decoration, top edge gilt, 8vo, 316pp. Illustrated. (Light browning to page edges, shelfwear, rubbing and nicking to jacket extremities, tips and corners - now in new mylar)
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IN QUEST OF THE PERFECT BOOK: REMINISCENCES & REFLECTIONS OF A BOOKMAN

by ORCUTT, WILLIAM DANA

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JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS
Published
PUB 1926
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FIRST EDITION
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BOSTON: LITTLE, BROWN AND CO. VERY GOOD WITHOUT D.J.. PUB 1926. FIRST EDITION. HARDCOVER. BROWN CLOTH COVERED BOARDS WITH GILT TITLE AND DECORATIONS TO THESPINE AND THE FRONT COVER, AND TOP EDGE GILT. SPINE TITLES DULLED WITHLIGHT WEAR AT THE TOP OF THE SPINE PANEL, AND A FEW FAINT SPOTS TO THEFRONT COVER. AN EXCELLENT CLEAN AND TIGHT COPY.. Keywords:… Read more
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In Quest of the Perfect Book (Essay index reprint series)

by William Dana Orcutt

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Ergodebooks
Published
1969-06
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Good
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9780836917697
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Ayer Co Pub, 1969-06. Hardcover. Good.
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In Quest of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Frugal Muse
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Collectible Good
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Collectible Good. hardcover in dust jacket - stated first edition/first printing - text appears clean and unmarked though tanned with age, binding is square and tight, covers are clean, DJ has heavy wear -- Dependable seller since 1994, daily shipping with tracking from our brick and mortar store in Madison, Wisconsin.
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IN QUEST OF THE PERFECT BOOK: Reminiscences and Reflections of a Bookman.

by Orcutt, William Dana (1870 - 1953)

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Bookfever.com, IOBA
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Little Brown,
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Very good in brown cloth with gilt stamping (rubbing to lettering on spine, previous owner's name), no dust jacket.
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Boston:: 1926., Little Brown,. Very good in brown cloth with gilt stamping (rubbing to lettering on spine, previous owner's name), no dust jacket. . First trade edition. Includes chapters on printing, typography, illustrations and much more - illustrated with a full color frontispiece with a captioned tissue guard and many plates throughout the book, Orcutt, who designed… Read more
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In Quest of the Perfect Book : Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman / William Dana Orcutt.

by Orcutt, William Dana, 1870-1953.

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The Owl at the Bridge
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First Edition
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Boston : Little, Brown, 1926.. First Edition. Hard Cover. 14], 316, [1] p., [51] leaves of plates : illus, (1 col.), facsims., ports. ; index. 23 cm. "First Impression of the Trade Edition." Stock# 42,907. Vg / mo dj.
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In Quest of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences and Reflections of a Bookman

by Orcutt, William Dana

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J. Hood, Booksellers, inc.
Published
1926
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Ink signature and date, very light shelfwear, otherwise very good plus condition with text clean and binding tight without dust
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First Edition of the Trade Edition
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Boston: Little, Brown, 1926. First Edition of the Trade Edition. Hardcover. Ink signature and date, very light shelfwear, otherwise very good plus condition with text clean and binding tight without dust jacket. 316pp., illus.
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In Quest of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman (Signed First Edition)

by William Dana Orcutt

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Shelley and Son Books
Published
1926
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illustrated. Signed by the author. Signed by the author. First Impression of the Trade Edition. Author's signature on front free end paper. Brown illustrated cloth. Spine worn and faded. Head of spine lightly chipped. Illustrated. Color frontispiece with tissue… Read more
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In Quest of the Perfect Book:

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Lux Mentis, Booksellers
Published
1926
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Good+ (Very Good+ textblock). No DJ
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1926. Hardcover. Good+ (Very Good+ textblock). No DJ. Very minor shelf/edge wear, ex libris (in library binding, spine marking, removed pocket, etc), else tight, bright and unmarred. Rebound in green cloth boards, white ink lettering, color frontispiece. 8vo. 316pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Index. Orcutt was a book and type designer who work with/at the renowned Plimpton… Read more
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IN QUEST OF THE PERFECT BOOK

by ORCUTT, William Dana

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
Published
1926
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Fine
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First Trade edition
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Boston: Little, Brown, 1926. First Trade edition. Hardcover. Fine. plates. 8vo, 316 pages, decorated brown cloth, t.e.g., corners a bit bumped. [Webber p.96]. "It is inconceivable that any bibliomaniac should even consider getting along without it - Edw. Wagenknecht." Orcutt ran The Plimpton Press, and personally supervised the production of this… Read more
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In Quest of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences and Reflections of a Bookman

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1926
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Very Good in Good dust jacket; Pages toned, jacket chipped at top corners and head of spine.
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First Trade Edition; Second Printing
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Pages toned, jacket chipped at top corners . and head of spine.. 1926. First Trade Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. A collection of essays about the book arts, printing history, typography, Orcutt's author acquaintances, illuminated manuscripts and other bibliophilic topics. Brown cloth with elaborate border design stamped on… Read more
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In Quest of the Perfect Book

by ORCUTT, WILLIAM DANA

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Landscape Books
Published
1926
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Very Good
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1926. Very Good. ORCUTT, WILLIAM DANA. In Quest of the Perfect Book. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1926, First impression of the trade edition. 8vo, pp.316, illustrated with halftone plates and a color frontispiece. Index. Dj. Vg/vg, a closed tear on top edge of dj, tissue guard at frontispiece is creased.
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In Quest of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Schwabe Books
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1926-01-01
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Acceptable
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Little, Brown & Co., 1926-01-01. Hardcover. Acceptable. . Ex-library copy with usual markings.
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In Quest of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Schwabe Books
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1926-01-01
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Very Good
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Little, Brown & Co., 1926-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. . Decorative brown cloth cover shows minor wear. Top edges gilt. Pages are tanned and clean.
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In Quest of the Perfect Book : Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman

by Orcutt, William Dana

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idaho jim
Published
1926
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Very Good with no dust jacket
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First Edition; First Printing
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Boston, MA: Little Brown & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1926. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Binding is tight and pages are clean. No writing or marking noted in book. Pages have slight tanning. Book is full bound with gilt pictorial on front and gilt lettering on spine. Corners have slight bumps. 316 pages. ;… Read more
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Kennikat Press. Used - Very Good. Very Good condition. No Dust Jacket
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In Quest of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Wonder Book
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Collectible - Acceptable
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Little, Brown & Co.. Collectible - Acceptable. Good book. Bookplate on front pastedown. Owner's name on front endpage. Inquire if you need further information.
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In Quest of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman

by ORCUTT, William Dana

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Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA
Published
1969
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Near Fine
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Washington, New York: Kennikat Press, 1969. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Reprint. Gilt titles. 316pp. Rubbing else near fine.
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In Quest of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman.

by ORCUTT, William Dana.

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Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books
Published
1926.
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Gold on spine tarnished; otherwise a fine copy in a jacket with a few small chips (approx. 1/4 x 1/4").
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Second impression of the trade edition.
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Boston:: Little, Brown & Company,, 1926.. Second impression of the trade edition.. publisher's gilt cloth, t.e.g., in dust jacket.. Gold on spine tarnished; otherwise a fine copy in a jacket with a few small chips (approx. 1/4 x 1/4").. 8vo,. Illustrated..
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In Quest of the Perfect Book

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Americana Books ABAA
Published
1926
Condition
Good +
Edition
First Edition
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Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Good +. Octavo. Hardcover. Brown cloth with gilt borders, designs and title on the front cover. 316 pages. Color frontispiece, illustrated. Gilt top edge. Light edgewear. A couple of small spots on the spine.
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In Quest of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman

by ORCUTT, William Dana

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Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA
Published
1969
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Near Fine
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Washington, New York: Kennikat Press, 1969. Hardcover. Near Fine. Reprint. Gilt titles. 316pp. Slight rubbing and bumped upper corners else near fine.
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IN QUEST OF THE PERFECT BOOK

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Reed Books
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Little Brown 1926 CONDITION: soiled cover/worn.
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IN QUEST OF THE PERFECT BOOK : Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1926
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Brown boards with gilt lettering and decoration; top edge gilt. Book is clean, straight and
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First Edition
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Boston: Little, Brown. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Brown boards with gilt lettering and . decoration; top edge gilt. Book is clean, straight and tight with light . spotting to spine and back board. Jacket has edge wear and small chips to . spine ends and corners.. 1926. First Edition. Hardcover.
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In Quest of the Perfect Book

by William Dana Orcutt

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R Bookmark
Published
January 1926
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Trade
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LITTLE BROWN, January 1926. First Trade. Hardcover. Used - Good. Pages yellowing from age Some spotting on front pages Some foxing thru-out. Small tears on front cover . Paper aging . Dust jacket is in poor condition.
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In Quest Of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences & Reflections Of A Bookman

by William Dana Orcutt

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The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ)
Published
1926
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1926. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. First trade edition. Hardcover in chocolate brown cloth ornately stamped and lettered in gilt. Profusely illustrated with full page plates including a color frontis "Queen Mary Psalter" with captioned tissue guard. Fine. A handsome volume, a collection of pieces on books, authors, printing and book collecting. Orcutt comments… Read more
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In Quest of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman

by ORCUTT, William Dana

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Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA
Published
1926
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Very Good
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Boston: Little Brown, 1926. Hardcover. Very Good. Very good hardcover. 2nd impression. Text clean. Corners slightly bent. Spine ends lightly bumped. Solid book, panels and spine rubbed, light browning on end pages and edges of text, Gold gilt on top outer edges of pages. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database… Read more
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In Quest of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman

by ORCUTT, William Dana

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Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA
Published
1926
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Very Good
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MA: Little, Brown & Co, 1926. Hardcover. Very Good. Second edition. Very good Browning of pages, bookplate. Cover rubbed. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.
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In Quest of the Perfect Book

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Better World Books
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Used - Good
ISBN
9780804605823
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Associated Faculty Press, Incorporated. Used - Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.
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IN QUEST OF THE PERFECT BOOK

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Hoffman Books
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Very Good
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Other: Other. Very Good. Hardcover. Reminiscences and reflections of a bookman. 2nd impression of the trade edition, Boston, 1926. 316 pages,cloth bound, spine tips a little worn, else very good condition, no jacket. .
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In Quest of the Perfect Book: Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman

by Orcutt, William Dana

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West Side Book Shop, ABAA
Published
1926
Condition
Very Good - Fine
Edition
Reprint
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company., 1926 Book. Very Good - Fine. Hardcover. Reprint. Large 8vo. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good - Fine. xi, 316 pp, color frontis, foreword to the Third Edition. list of b&w illustrations, 7 chapters, index. Price clipped. Reprinted November, 1926. Small chips to top edge spine of dj with chips at top fore-edge tips. Lightly pencilled… Read more
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IN QUEST OF THE PERFECT BOOK: REMINISCENCES & REFLECTIONS OF A BOOKMAN

by ORCUTT, WILLIAM DANA

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Green Ink Booksellers
Published
1970
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Good
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9781342079183
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1970. . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket . No dustwrapper. 8vo. - Corners and spine ends bumped and covers rubbed - Edges of text block toned and foxed - Endpapers foxed - Pencil to half title page - Spine cracked but not open - Book ow/ solid and clean - No dustwrapper - 316 pages… Read more
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In Quest of the Perfect Book - Reminiscences & Reflections of a Bookman

by Orcutt, William Dana

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Orangeberry Books
Published
1926
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Very Good. No dustwrapper.
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First Edition
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London: John Murray, 1926. 316pp. Coloured frontispiece . Illustrated with numerous black & white plates. Nancy Astor's copy. Inscribed "To our dear Lady From John & Laura Doorly Xmas 1926. See page 52.". Our dear Lady was Lady Nancy Astor who was a committed Christian Scientist and on pp52-54 the author recounts meetings with Mary Baker Eddy.… Read more
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