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A Century in Books:  Princeton University Press 1905-2005
1 A Century in Books: Princeton University Press 1905-2005
Princeton University Press Princeton 2005 069112292X / 9780691122922 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Couple of dog-eared pages. 
xvi, 167 pp. Index, chronological list of books, illustrations. Introduction by Walter Lippmann. A survey of some of the most culturally, intellectually, and typographically interesting books published by the scholarly press. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Autograph Letters and Manuscripts:  Major Acquisitions of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1924-1974
2 Autograph Letters and Manuscripts: Major Acquisitions of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1924-1974
NY The Pierpont Morgan Library 1974 0875980430 / 9780875980430 Softcover Very Good 
xv, 103 pp. Index. Many black and white illustrations. Preface by Charles Ryskamp. Introduction by Herbert Cahoon. 50 notable examples of historic letters and manuscripts catalogued from the pens of Pope Adrian IV, Jane Austen, William Blake, Beethoven, Manet, Chopin, Thoreau, John Steinbeck, Dickens, Melville, Charlotte Bronte, Bach, Voltaire, Machiavelli, and others. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Bookbindings from the Library of Jean Grolier:  A Loan Exhibition 23 September - 31 October 1965
3 Bookbindings from the Library of Jean Grolier: A Loan Exhibition 23 September - 31 October 1965
London The British Museum 1965 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Faux brown leather binding decorated in gilt on front boards and spine. A catalog from an exhibition of the 16th century book collector's finely bound books. Many black and white plates. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Bound to Vary:  A Guild of Book Workers Exhibition of Fine Bindings on the Married Mettle Press Limited Edition of Billy Budd, Sailor
4 Bound to Vary: A Guild of Book Workers Exhibition of Fine Bindings on the Married Mettle Press Limited Edition of Billy Budd, Sailor
[NY] The Guild of Book Workers 1988 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers scuffed. 
Printed wraps. Many color illustrations. An exhibition held at various libraries and other venues during 1988-89. Foreword by J. Franklin Mowery. Essays on art and book binding by Herman Melville. Essay "Making the Married Mettle Edition" by Deborah and Benjamin Alterman. Book binders included in this exhibition are the Altermans, William Anthony, Betty Lou Chaika, Jerilyn Glenn Davis, Mindell Dubansky, Fritz Eberhardt, Trudi Eberhardt, Don Etherington, Monique Lallier Etherington, Deborah Evetts, Louise Genest-Cote, Daniel E. Kelm, Bruce R. Levy, William Minter, John Franklin Mowery, and Julie B. Stackpole. ; 64 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Early Printed Books and Manuscripts:  The Property of the General Theological Seminary, New York City, and Other Owners
5 Early Printed Books and Manuscripts: The Property of the General Theological Seminary, New York City, and Other Owners
NY Christie's 1980 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Christie's Catalog for auction Wednesday, October 1, 1980, New York, Sale 5002. Printed red boards. 141 pages describing 153 items. Many plates, including some in color. List of estimated prices. Books of hours, antiphonals, Bibles, a Gutenberg Bible leaf, Greek and Roman classics. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Festina Lente:  The Journal of the Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection, June 1979
6 Festina Lente: The Journal of the Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection, June 1979
Rochester Institute of Technology 1979 Softcover Very Good; Front wraps soiled. 
Printed stapled softcover with self-wrappers. Debut issue of book arts journal of RIT Graphic Arts Collection at its School of Printing. ; 15 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Festina Lente:  The Journal of the Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection, Vol. I, Number I, February 1980
7 Festina Lente: The Journal of the Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection, Vol. I, Number I, February 1980
Rochester Institute of Technology 1980 Softcover Very Good 
Printed stapled softcover with self-wrappers. Essays on American typefounding and Bruce Rogers book designs. First issue (after sample issue) of book arts journal of RIT Graphic Arts Collection at its School of Printing. ; 40 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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History for Pleasure 1825
8 History for Pleasure 1825
New Haven, CT Yale University Printing Service and Stinehour Press 1994 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
One of 250 copies. Three softcover facsimiles of rare American chapbooks originally published in 1825 by Field Lucas, Jun. , and John Latrobe of Baltimore. The titles are: The American Revolution by Robert Rhymer (12 pp) , The Juvenile National Calendar (12 pp) and The Pilgrims (12 pp). Also includes a 4 pp brochure written and inscribed by Betsy Beinecke Shirley, whose collection of children's literature resides at Yale's Beinecke Rare Book Library. Booklets are housed in a red cardboard slipcase with paper label. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Editor 
Price: 25.00 USD
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J & S Fine Books, Catalogue No. 5
9 J & S Fine Books, Catalogue No. 5
J & S Fine Books 1970 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers sunned and soiled. 
Circa 1970. Pictorial wraps. Several photos and illustrations. A catalogue of books about books, illustrated books, manuscripts, autographed letters, and fine press books. ; 118 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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John James Audubon, the Birds of America
10 John James Audubon, the Birds of America
NY Sotheby's 1985 Softcover Very Good 
Auction catalog describing history and background of Audubon's master work, a copy of which was consigned to auction on October 18-19, 1985 by the New York Public Library. Describes and illustrates 435 lots. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Teaching America to Draw:  Instructional Manuals and Ephemera, 1794-1925
11 Teaching America to Draw: Instructional Manuals and Ephemera, 1794-1925
University Park, PA Pennsylvania State University Libraries 2006 Softcover Very Good 
An exhibition at the Grolier Club and Penn State in 2006 drawn from the collections of the Special Collections Library of the Pennsylvania State University Libraries. Curated by Albert A. Anderson, Jr. , William L. Joyce, and Sandra K. Stelts. Descriptive checklist of exhibition materials. ; 34 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Manuscript Society Official Auction, 1994 Atlanta, Saturday, May 28th, Sale 760A
12 The Manuscript Society Official Auction, 1994 Atlanta, Saturday, May 28th, Sale 760A
NY Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc. 1994 Softcover Very Good; Tan wraps. Many photographs. An auction catalogue for a sale of American manuscripts, most of Civil War interest. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 98 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 The Tables of Jupiter: Graphic Work by Timothy C. Ely
Walla Walla, WA Donald Sheehan Gallery of Whitman College 2004 1880269171 / 9781880269176 Softcover Very Good 
Catalog published occasion of the exhibition "The Tables of Jupiter: Graphic work by Timothy C. Ely", at the Donald Sheehan Gallery of Whitman College, in Walla Walla, WA, from October 2 to December 10, 1994. Essay and interview with Ely by Ian H. Boyden. Exhibition checklist. Illustrations. Chronology. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 48 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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This Fortunate Man, Edward Dewitt Taylor:  Remarks Upon the Occasion of a Dinner Given in His Honor At the Hotel St. Francis, San Francisco, April 9, 1948 under the Auspices of the Employing Printers' Association, of San Francisco
14 This Fortunate Man, Edward Dewitt Taylor: Remarks Upon the Occasion of a Dinner Given in His Honor At the Hotel St. Francis, San Francisco, April 9, 1948 under the Auspices of the Employing Printers' Association, of San Francisco
Stanford University Press 1948 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Musty, boards soiled. 
Measures 17 x 12 cm One of 1200 copies. Remarks by Donald B. Tresidder, President of Stanford University, Edward DeWitt Taylor and Walter J. Held at the subject's dinner celebrating his retirement from the printing firm of Taylor and Taylor. Keepsake No. 83, The American Institute of Graphic Arts. Printed paper-covered boards with red cloth spine. 29 pages plus printed insert leaf. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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William Bulmer and the Shakepeare Press
15 William Bulmer and the Shakepeare Press
Syracuse, NY Syracuse University Press 1957 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Corners worn, lacking the original acetate jacket. Illustrated by John De Pol 
Black cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine and printed paper label on front boards. "A Biography of William Bulmer from A Dictionary of Printers and Printing by C. H. Timperley, London, 1839 with an Introductory Note on the Bulmer-Martin Types by Laurance B. Siegfried, Syracuse University". Published in observance of the bicentennial of Bulmer's birth. Original wood engravings by John DePol. A celebration of the English printer and typographer. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 36 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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William Morris:  Ornamentations and Illustrations from the Kelmscott Chaucer
16 William Morris: Ornamentations and Illustrations from the Kelmscott Chaucer
NY Dover 1973 048622970X / 9780486229706 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good; Sticker liftoff on front cover. 
Reproduces all 87 woodcut illustrations, ornamented borders and letters from William Morris' magnum opus, The Kelmscott Chaucer. Introduction by Fridolf Johnson. ; Dover Pictorial Archive Series; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 109 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Ventures in Book Collecting, Arnold, William Harris
17 Arnold, William Harris Ventures in Book Collecting
NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1923 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; First signature loose, engraved owner bookplate on front pastedown. 
One of 210 numbered limited edition copies signed by the publisher on the copyright page. Cloth-backed boards with paper spine label. Frontispiece photogravure portrait of the author and many other illustrations in the text reproducing author signatures, title pages and other biblio-treasures. Foreword by bibliographer-turned-literary-forger Thomas J. Wise. xvii, 356 pp. , index. A charming account of the author's adventures as a bookseller and collector of books and manuscripts during the early 20th century. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Manuscript Painting At the Court of France:   The Fourteenth Century, 1310-1380, Avril, Francois
18 Avril, Francois Manuscript Painting At the Court of France: The Fourteenth Century, 1310-1380
NY George Braziller 1978 0807608793 / 9780807608791 First Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed. 
Translated from the French by Ursule Molinaro and Bruce Benderson. 40 color plates and other illustrations. Wonderful examples from the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris displaying Gothic manuscript examples with their lively and beautiful illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 118 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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American Picturebooks from Noah's Ark to the Beast Within, Bader, Barbara
19 Bader, Barbara American Picturebooks from Noah's Ark to the Beast Within
NY Macmillan 1976 0027080803 / 9780027080803 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Corners rounded. 
Brown cloth. Profusely illustrated in color and black and white. A sharp copy of this comprehensive historical survey of American children's picturebooks, including many chapters focused on authors and illustrators, including Helen Sewell, Wanda Gag, Marie Hall Ets, Marcia Brown, Crockett Johnson, Blair Lent, Edward Gorey, Bill Peet, Maurice Sendak, and Tomi Ungerer, among others. Nice reference for the children's book specialist or collector. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 615 pages; Xx 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Sweet Hereafter A Novel, Banks, Russell
20 Banks, Russell The Sweet Hereafter A Novel
NY Harpercollins 1991 0060167033 / 9780060167035 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by the author on the title page. A tragic and powerful novel about the impact of a schoolbus accident in New York's Adirondacks in which 14 kids are killed. The novel was the basis for the 1997 film starring Ian Holm. ; 257 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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