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Bibliographies are not just lists of cited references at the end of research papers. Bibliographies are also books that attempt to list or explain literary works dedicated to a topic or author. For instance, if you were curating a collection of Mark Twain or Will James, you might want to search for rare or antique bibliographies that outline their works. These nonfiction references can be supremely helpful in deepening your knowledge not just about the author or topic in question, but in the book and literary community as well. You can also find bibliographies that focus on famous museums or renowned libraries. By doing so, these bibliographies often provide a rare and valuable glimpse into the society that built such a unique and special book and ephemera collection.

Glenn Miller Burial File by Wright, Wilbur

Wright Books. Limited Print First Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. Mint condition. Wright Books, 1993. Limited Print First Edition. Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine, two small nicks on the edge of the back cover)with Dj(some nicks, two small…

From Alpha 2 Omega Books


La Variabilité du Gout dans les Arts by Arnoult, Léon

Léon Arnoult: La Variabilité du Gout dans les Arts. Les phases ornamentales de la mode (The variability of taste in the arts. The ornamental phases of fashion). Printed and published by Devambez "À l'enseigne du masque d'Or". Paris, 1921. ARNOULT Léon…

From Zikorn



London: Oxford University Press, 1932. . Spines with truly minimally sunnied. Edges with some foxing. Fly-leaves and few pages with minimal faint foxing, otherwise a very good and fresh copy of this RARE ITEM. First Edition. Original Blue Cloth. Fine. 4to…

From M.Pollak Antiquariat - Est.1899


The Musæum Kochianum. by [Koch, Peter] Peter Koch et al

Berkeley, California:: Editions Koch & Stanford University Libraries,, 2016.. Edition of 15. The Musæum Kochianum consists of a boxed edition of the three-volume catalogue "Peter Koch Printer" accompanied by a fourth volume entitled &…

From Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers, LLC


Struggle for Empire: A Bibliography of the French and Indian War by Lydon, James G

New York: Garland Publishing, 1986. Library markings and stickers, otherwise in nice shape. Text clean.. Hard Cover. Very Good-/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. …

From Arizona Book Gallery


ARKHAM HOUSE: 100 Books By August Derleth -Signed ( Bibliography / Biography / Inc. Published Books; Awaiting Publication; Work in Progress; Recordings; Anthologies; Films; Lectures; etc)( One Hundred ) by Derleth, August (signed); (aka Stephen Grendon ); Foreword By Donald Wandrei / ARKHAM HOUSE ( Steve Eng related)

Sauk City, Wisconsin: Sauk City, WI: Arkham House ( AH ), 1962, 1st Edition, First Printing, 1962. ----------hardcover, a Good example only with substantial rubbing to the boards, a cheaply made book which was clearly a vanity publication, the hardcover …

From Leonard Shoup


SAMWORTH BOOKS A Descriptive Biography (SIGNED) by Smith, Brian R

Marksman's Bookshelf, Maryland, 1990. First Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Inscribed by Author. B&W Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; Inscribed to my friend Frank Mercantante 4-1992. Frank was a well respected book deale…

From Old Bag Lady Books


Saint Dominic's Press a bibliography 1916 - 1937. With a memoir by Susan Falkner, an introduction by Brocard Sewell, a preface by Michael Taylor and an appendix by Adrian Cunningham by Taylor, Michael + Sewell, Brocard

Lower Marston, Risbury: The Whittington Press, 1995 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. [viii], 180 pages. Numbered 36 of the 100 bound in quarter oasis and including leaves printed at the press and a facsimile of Daisy and Marguerite. Signed by Sewell, Taylor an…

From Stephen Rench


The Library companion or, the young man's comfort, in the choice of a library. by DIBDIN, Thomas Frognall

London: Harding, Triphook, and Lepard, 1825. Hardcover. Second Edition revised. 8vo. 2 volumes. Volume I. pp. [6], 448. Volume II. pp. [2], 449-899, [1]. Bound in modern quarter calf with marbled boards and endpapers after 19th century style. Pages are g…

From Robert McDowell Antiquarian Books


Collecting Abbey by Maxwell, Spencer

Santa Fe, NM: Spencer Maxwell/Vinegar Tom Press, 1991. Limited Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. Limited Edition, No. 1 of 15 'Black Cloth' copies, identical to red cloth edition; SIGNED by Spencer Maxwell on colophon; 12mo, black cloth, no dj as …

From Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books


Southwest Writer Harvey Fergusson: A Collector's View & Checklist by Cohen, Saul

Santa Fe: Press of the Palace of the Governors, 2001. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good+. 1st ltd. #25/150 SIGNED by Saul Cohen. Pictorial boards with red cloth spine (unstamped), no dj, a beautiful book in vg+ condition (boards very lightly bowed). …

From Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books


Millergate: The Final Solution by Wright, David Graham

Wright Books. First edition-first printing. Hardcover. As New/As New. Mint condition. Wright Books, 1998. Very Rare First Edition. Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine, small nick on the back cover)with Dj(two small creases and nicks on the Dj cov…

From Alpha 2 Omega Books


PICTUS ORBIS SAMBO: A Publishing History, Checklist and Price Guide for The Story of Little Black Sambo ( 1899 - 1999 ): Centennial Collector's Guide #129 of 1000 Signed and Numbered Copies ( Bibliography ) by Barton, Phyllis Settecase 9signed) ( Helen Bannerman related)

California: Sun City, CA: Pictus Orbis Sambo / Phyllis Settecase Barton, 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing ( # 129 of 1000 Signed and Numbered Copies ), 1997. -----------softcover, a Near Fine example, 449 pages, b&w illustrations of various books an…

From Leonard Shoup


Peter Koch Printer: A Descriptive Bibliography [1974–2016] An illustrated catalogue published in three volumes. by [Koch, Peter] Peter Rutledge Koch

Berkeley, California:: Editions Koch & Stanford University Libraries,, 2017.. Edition of 350. 9 x 12"; 496 pages (total for all 3 volumes) . Three volumes, each perfect bound in soft covers. In slipcase. Volume I: Peter Koch Printer: Embodied L…

From Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers, LLC


John Steinbeck A Bibliographical Catalogue of the Adrian H. Goldstone Collection by Goldstone, Adrian H. and Payne, John R

first edition. Austin, University of Texas Press, 1974, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. This is the Bible of Steinbeck bibliographies, it is a very scarce and collectible book in its own right, one of just 1,200 copies, frontispiece photo of Stein…

From James M. Dourgarian, Bookman


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