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THE GYPSIES - Romans from Little Egypt

By: Biddle, Moncure

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Moncure Biddle & Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38661


37 pages; Clean and tight in original tan printed wrappers. Colour frontispiece and fourteen additional b&w full page illustrations (one folding). Printed at the press of George Buchanan under the direction of Joseph A. Gutekunst. Moncure Biddle, from the famous Philadelphia Biddle family, was an investment banker. a famous bibliophile, a connoisseur of editions of the classics and, by reputation, an eccentric. During the 1940s Biddle published an annual "Christm... View more info

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RHYMES WITH LITTLE REASON

By: Blair, Anne

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Mount Vernon Publishing Company: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 37109


Autograph; Inscribed to Armita Colt and SIGNED by the author on title page. Clean and tight in original cream wrappers printed in red. ; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

PARSIFAL MARCHEN

By: Chamberlain, Houston Stewart

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Munchen, Verlag von F. Bruckmann: 1900

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 41528


68 pages; Nr. 77 of an edition limited to only 330 copies printed on Japon paper. OCLC: 8271067 Titlepage with large Initial printed in gold, lettering in red and black. Large initial letters and first chapter lines in beautiful stylized type printed in red. Original card covers with pattern of intertwining vines and flowers printed in gold, lightly dust soiled. Contents clean a bright. Though British-born, Chamberlain wrote in German, authoring several books on poli... View more info

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GAZETTE FRANCOISE, A Facsimile Reprint of a Newspaper Printed at Newport on the Printing Press of the French Fleet in American Waters During the Revolutionary War

By: Chapin, Howard M.

Price: $43.94

Publisher: New York, The Grolier Club: 1926

Seller ID: 41445


Clean and tight in original binding of navy blue cloth spine over cream coloured boards. Contents quite Fine, faint linear shadow at front cover. Four page printed prospectus laid-in. Limited Edition of only 300 copies printed on Arches hand-made paper by Douglas C. McMurtrie, completed in November, 1926. This copy bears the handsome bookplate of Harris D. Colt. The Gazette Francoise newspaper translated various news items printed in American newspapers to keep the of... View more info

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CICERO - De Amicitia [On Friendship]

By: Cicero ; Andrew Peabody (translator)

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Portland, The Mosher Press: 1913

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 38482


125 pages; Contents clean and tight in original blue boards, spine darkened, small bump at top edge of rear board, otherwise quite attractive example of this beautifully produed book. One of 450 copies on Van Gelder hand-made paper privately printed by Mosher Press for Edward A. Woods of Sewickley, Pennsylvania. View more info

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RED BADGE OF COURAGE

By: Crane, Stephen ; Aldren A. Watson (illustrator)

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Mount Vernon, Peter Pauper Press: 1960

Seller ID: 40011


Clean and tight in original decorative boards in very good slipcase faded at edges. Wonderful illustrations by Aldren A. Watson. View more info

THE BOAR AND SHIBBOLETH With Other Poems

By: Doro, Edward ; Paul Landacre (illustrator); Grant Dahlstrom

Price: $34.94

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1933

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 38509


57 pages; Clean and tight in original light green cloth binding with printed title label at spine. One of a limited editionof only 500 copies printed by The Bookman Press. OCLC: 771150768 Illustrated with wonderful wood engravings by Paul Landacre. A lovely book, cited on Page 3 of Typography, Books, and Printing by Grant Dahlstrom [ Doheny Memorial Library, 1946]. Grant Dahlstrom, born in Idaho in 1902, began working in the printing shop of Alva Scoville while s... View more info

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The Battle of the Fifty Books - Address by Lester Douglas at the Opening of The Fifty Books of the Year, Febr. 9th 1932 [One of a Limited Edition of only 95 copies]

By: Douglas, Lester

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, American Institute of Graphic Arts: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38748


Autograph; One of 95 copies printed for private distribution by Conde Nast Press; typography by Lester Douglas. Inscribed and signed on colophon page "To John Vance / with the regard / of Lester Douglas" John T. Vance was at one time Law Librarian of the Congress. Clean and tight in blue-green wrappers with a printed paper label on the front cover. A nicely printed editon of the address given by Lester Douglas at the opening of the Fifty Books of the Year Exh... View more info

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A LITTLE BOOK OF NONSENSE

By: Field, Eugene

Price: $7.94

Publisher: Boston, Alfred Bartlett: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36991


28 pages; The Cornhill Booklet, January MCMI. Wrappers split at spine, otherwise Very Good. OCLC: 6148335; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

EUGENE FIELD - An Auto Analysis and How One Friar met the Devil and Two Pursued Him

By: Field, Eugene

Price: $14.93

Publisher: New York, H. M. Caldwell Co: 1901

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41201


112 pages; Clean and tight in original binding of gray cloth spine with gray paper covered boards decorative stamped in gilt, red and green depicting an inkwell with a large plume pen. Very nicely printed only on the recto sides of the paper, in black with large decorative red initials. The pages are largely unopened. The two works are separately paginated -- 75, 37, (3) and printed in different type styles. Eugene Field's autobiographical sketch, with an introduction b... View more info

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INTERVALS OF SUN

By: Fletcher, Forrest ; Elizabeth J. Hodges (printer

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Lowell Street Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42029


Autograph; 28 pages; Clean and secure in original bright yellow stiff wrappers. Set and printed by hand. Signed by the Printer/Publisher Elizabeth J. Hodges. ; Signed by Editor View more info

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GRIS TRIANON [SIGNED, Limited edition]

By: Fleury, Marthe-Claire

Price: $12.94

Publisher: Paris, Pierre Seghers: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 36942


Autograph; 41 pages; Number 112 of a limited edition of only 200 copies. This copy INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the half-title page. A Fine copy in the original glassine dustwrapper. OCLC: 31187775; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ON MARRIAGE

By: Franklin, Benjamin

Price: $44.94

Publisher: Larchmont, Peter Pauper Press: 1929

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 39372


49 pages; Former owner's name neatly on front endpaper ("F.T. Fuller"), otherwise contents clean and tight in original binding of cream textured cloth with marbled boards, printed paper title label at spine. Cloth toned at spine. One of a limited edition of only 550 copies, this was the third book issued by The Peter Pauper Press and printed by Peter Beilenson. Contents include: "Advice to a Young Man on the Choice of a Mistress", "On Early Marriage&... View more info

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An Unstamped Letter in Our Rural Letter Box & On Making Certain Anything Has Happened

By: Frost, Robert

Price: $74.94

Publisher: New York, Spiral Press: 1944-5

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39087


36 pages; Two of the Robert Frost Christmas poems, produced by the Spiral Press, bound together in a small volume with pattern-printed paper-covered boards. The 1944 poem, "An Unstamped Letter in Our Rural Letter Box" has a woodcut illustration by Thomas Nason (OCLC: 1389425); the 1945 poem, "On Making Certain Anything Has Happened" has decorations by Armin Landeck (OCLC: 34315635). The limitations were 2050 cc. and 2600 cc., respectively. They have b... View more info

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THEY FELL IN THE BATTLE - A Roll of Honour of the Battle of Britain, 10 July - 31 October 1940

By: Gleave, Tom ; F. E. Dymond. Foreword [AUTOGRAPHED] by His Royal Highness Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh

Price: $1,749.99

Publisher: Hendon, Royal Air Force Museum Printed by Rampant Lions Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39943


Autograph; [5], 50, [2] leaves pages; Clean and tight in original binding of full blue morocco with gilt lettering at spine and gilt cross on front board; sunned at spine, otherwise Near Fine in very good blue buckram-covered slipcase with a lining of watered silk (slipcase now sunned at edges). Foreword written and SIGNED by His Royal Highness PRINCE PHILIP Duke of Marlborough. This is No. 44 of an edition limited to only 80 copies, signed by Prince Philip (as Marshal ... View more info

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The Deserted Village Wood-engravings by Stephanie Maberly Smith

By: Goldsmith, Oliver ; Stephanie Maberly Smith (illustrator)

Price: $64.94

Publisher: London, The Caravel Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 38592


34 pages; Publisher's binding: vellum spine over blue-grey paper-covered boards, with pictorial device in gilt on the front cover and lettering in gilt on the spine. Endpapers with a wood-engraved device printed in green, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Four full page wood engravings and three smaller engravings, one as title page device, the other two as tail-pieces to the colophon and list of illustrations. The artist, Stephanie Maberly Smith (1911-1996) was a stu... View more info

Image for THE PHILISTINE - A Periodical of Protest  [A lot offering of 31 issues published between 1899 and 1909]

THE PHILISTINE - A Periodical of Protest [A lot offering of 31 issues published between 1899 and 1909]

By: Hubbard, Elbert ; (editor)

Price: $54.94

Publisher: Aurora, Roycrofter Shop: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40562


This group of Roycroft publications is generally in very good condition, most issues clean and secure with some minor edgewear, four issues have a previous owner's name, two issues are splitting at spines. The group comprises one issue from 1899 (October); three from 1900 (May, July, December); five issues from 1901 (April, May, June, July, September); two issues from 1905 (February, October); two issues from 1907 (January, August); nine issues from 1908 (January, Feb... View more info

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PRAYERS COMPOSED BY DOCTOR SAMUEL JOHNSON

By: Johnson, Samuel

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Mount Vernon, Golden Eagle Press: 1937

Seller ID: 41353


The initial VP on first blank, otherwise clean and secure in original binding of Japanese vellum over brown boards. Housed in original cream coloured slipcase rubbed at lower edge and missing a 1" piece at top edge. Printed on Charles I hand made paper from type set in Dutch old style known as Janson. It has been embellished with ornate text and mediaeval types of Frederick W. Goudy. The limitation consists of 418 copies of which this is Number 85. OCLC: 857085802;... View more info

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Early Connecticut Stairs

By: Kelly, J. Frederick

Price: $39.94

Publisher: Portland, Maine, Walpole Society / Southworth Anthoensen Press: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38473


16 pages; Clean and tight in original blue textured wrappers with a printed title label mounted to front wrapper, tiny chip at head of spine. From the Walpole Society Note Book, 1943. Limited edition of only 100 copies printed by Southwest Anthoensen Press, Portland, Maine. OCLC: 22574624 Fred Anthoensen purchased the Southworth Press in 1934 and changed its name to The Southworth-Anthoensen Press; by 1944 it was known simply as The Anthoensen Press. The Anthoensen P... View more info

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The Kraus Reprint Series of BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS - THE GROLIER CLUB

By: Kraus

Price: $10.94

Publisher: New York, Kraus Reprint Corp.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37110


A sixteen page prospectus, including several illustrations, for this important series of reprints of some of the important bibliographies and reference works on books and book collecting originally published by The Grolier Club. Printed on quality stock in black and red. Some of the books in the series include Geoffrey Keynes Bibliography of William Blake and his William Blake's Illuminated Books, Fra Luca de Pacioli of Borgo S. Sepolcro, Albrecht Durer's Of the Just Sh... View more info