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Biblio features a wide variety of rare hobby and crafts books in the Biblio Rare Book Room. If your passion is origami, squash, or magic, Biblio has the rare and antique book for you. Many of these niche books are signed or first editions, and they would be sure to add diversity to your rare and antique book collection. Many of the rare hobby and crafts books featured in the Biblio Rare Book Room have bold illustrations and unique bindings.

Second World War photo album compiled by American Red Cross worker Elizabeth Ridley. by Ridley, Elizabeth

1941. Hardcover. Good. Oblong Quarto. Second World War photo album compiled by American Red Cross worker Elizabeth Ridley, with three wartime Naval yearbooks & souvenir books owned by her sister Christine, a naval air mechanic in the WAVES programme. O…

From Alembic Rare Books


Encyclopedia of the Modern Elongated by Rosato, Angelo A

New Milford, CT: Angros Publishers, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Thick quarto. 11.25 x 8.75 inches. Fine / Fine. 1732 pp. Turquoise leatherette on board with gold lettering on front board and spine. Signatured, stitched, and glued. Original unclipped d…

From Village Lights Bookstore, ABAA/ILAB


Birdman Of Alcatraz by Gaddis, Thomas E

RARE SIGNED STATED FIRST EDITION: Gaddis, Thomas E.: Birdman Of Alcatraz, The Story of Robert Stroud .1955 Random House 1st. Ed. w/ exlib replacement 1st Ed. DJ is an original HARVEY GABOR White/black jail bars/ bird inset dust jacket protected by a mylar…

From Mary Riversong Books


Walt Disney Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Chad Valley Bagatelle Game 1937 by Walt Disney

England: Chad Valley, 1937. First Issue. N/A. Very Good/N/A. Walt Disney. Walt Disney Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Chad Valley Bagatelle Game, a vintage Disney tinplate toy from 1937, is for sale. The Walt Disney Chad Valley Snow White Bagatelle Game…

From The First Edition


American Pocket Watch Encyclopedia and Price Guide, Volume 2, Illinois Watch Co. by Meggers, Bill and Roy Ehrhardt

Kansas City: Heart of America Press, 1985. Book. Very Good. Wraps. First Printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. SIGNED by author Meggers to front endpaper. numbered copy #1616. Light edgewear, light cover rubs. large corner crease to front …

From Milliway's Books


The Shove Ha'penny Board Displayed A Treatise wherein , Together with the History, the Whole Practice of That Diverting Art and Admirable Mystewry are Described by Dayrell-Reed, Trelawney

London: Christophers, 1934. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Printing of the First Edition. Very good, with sometoning to covers, and darkening to spine. Prev. owner bookplate. Scarce.. …

From Renaissance Books



Science Model Making by Hopwood, Robert R

Science Model-Making (1963 Macmillan 1st/4th. Am. Ed. w/Dj) Hopwood, Robert R.: Science Model Making. PHYSICS. MODEL-MAKING. Macmillan First American Edition, stated 4th printing thus 1963. EXLIB. Good Condition/ Good- Rare Original Dust Jacket. Front fl…

From Mary Riversong Books


Fancy Work for Pleasure and Profit by Addie E. Heron

Thompson & Thomas, Chicago, IL.1905. Condition: Very Good+ No dust jacket. 496 pp. Text slight yellowing typical of age. Text block has brown tinted top edge and marbled fore edge. Illustrated throughout with over 350 woodcut illustrations and numero…

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200 Patterns for Multiple Harness Looms by Groff, Russell E

McMinnville: Robin & Russ, 1979. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Printing. small 8vo.. black titles to white cloth covers, spine title weak. gift inscription and owner's blindstamp to ffep, owner's bookplate inside cover. light soil to edges…

From Milliway's Books


North Saanich Horticultural Society by Various

Hand written notes of founding meeting March 7, 1928.200+ pages of notes and inserted documents related to horticultural society in Vancouver, British Columbia area.…

From AMS Books


Postmarks of the Cape of Good Hope: The postal history and markings of the Cape of Good Hope and Griqualand West, 1792-1910 by Goldblatt, Robert

U.S.A.: Cape Town, 1984. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. small 4to. light dustjacket rubs. 1984 edition. signature to 2nd free endpaper. [ref. ASt.015]. …

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Letters Upon the Art of Miniature Painting. by Mansion, [Andre Leon Larue]

London & Paris: R. Ackerman; L. Janet, 1822. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 12mo. Original pink boards, printed paper label to spine. Frontispiece and hand-coloured folding plate. Near-contemporary ownership inscription dated 1842. B…

From Alembic Rare Books


Birdman Of Alcatraz by Gaddis, Thomas E

Gaddis, Thomas E.: Birdman Of Alcatraz, The Story of Robert Stroud .1955 Random House 1st. Edition. BIOGRAPHY. True crime, Ornithology. Stated First Printing Thus Exlib. Good- condition. Spine is a bit cocked. No Dust jacket is included. "The fantastic t…

From Mary Riversong Books


The Honolulu Advertiser Collection, The Stamps and Postal History of Hawaii, 3 Volumes by Robert A. Siegel

New York: Robert A. Siegel Galleries, 1995. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. dustjackets with light rubs. no writing or marks noted. 279+127+207pp. Catalogs for auctions held in November 1995. With separate listings …

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