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OLD BOOKS Bibliography, First Editions, English Civil War Tracts, etc. - Catalogue 438

By: Goodspeed's

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Boston, Goodspeed's Book Shop, Inc: 1950s

Seller ID: 41686

Condition: Very Good


28 pages; Clean and tight in original printed blue wrappers, toned at edges. This catalogue from the iconic American book store in Boston contains 706 items for sale.; 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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AMERICANA - Catalogue 447

By: Goodspeed's

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Boston, Goodspeed's Book Shop, Inc: 1950s

Seller ID: 41687

Condition: Very Good


24 pages; A couple scattered pencil check marks in the margin, otherwise clean and tight in original printed wrappers, upper corner clipped. This catalogue from the iconic American book store in Boston contains 421 items for sale, including An Act lately passed in Carolina (1704), Gent's America or an exact description of the West Indies (1655), Les Trois Mondes by Le Seigneur de la Popeliniere (1582), New English Canaan (1637), etc. ; 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 epheme... View more info

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OLD BOOKS - Catalogue 457

By: Goodspeed's

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Boston, Goodspeed's Book Shop, Inc: 1950s

Seller ID: 41688

Condition: Very Good


28 pages; A couple scattered pencil check marks in the margin, otherwise clean and tight in original printed orange wrappers. This catalogue from the iconic American book store in Boston contains 615 items for sale, including Robert Hooke's Micrographia (1665), Ashendene Press edition of Dante with woodcuts by Keates, Presentation copy to Mrs. McIan of Dickens Old Curiosity Shop (1841), First American edition of Swift's Discourse of the Contests and Dissentions between the Nobles and the Commons (Boston, 1728), rtc. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed ite... View more info

THE MONTH AT GOODSPEED'S. Vol. XV, Nos. 8-9, May-June, 1944

By: Goodspeed's Book Shop

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Boston, The Merrymount Press: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39681

Condition: Very Good-


35 pages; Contents clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Former owner's name on front wrapper - "F. X. Dwyer" - Francis Xavier Dwyer was co-author of a widely used textbook: "Introduction to the Study of Law," by Edmund M. Morgan and Francis X. Dwyer, and was a librarian at the Law Library of Harvard University and later for decades at the Law Library of Library of Congress. The Month at Goodspeed's was a catalog issued by Goodspeed's Book Shop of Boston from 1929 to 1969. It was written and edited primarily by Norman Dodge with contributions from staff members... View more info

THE MONTH AT GOODSPEED'S. Vol. XII, No. 1, October, 1940

By: Goodspeed's Book Shop

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Boston, The Merrymount Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39682

Condition: Very Good-


32 pages; Contents clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Light dust soiling. The Month at Goodspeed's was a catalog issued by Goodspeed's Book Shop of Boston from 1929 to 1969. It was written and edited primarily by Norman Dodge with contributions from staff members and others. The publication listed books, prints and manuscript material for sale for sale with fascinating description of some of the more rare and unusual items. View more info

THE MONTH AT GOODSPEED'S. Vol. XII, No. 3, December 1940

By: Goodspeed's Book Shop

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Boston, The Merrymount Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39683

Condition: Very Good-


42 pages; Contents clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Light dust soiling. Comprising pages 65-108. The Month at Goodspeed's was a catalog issued by Goodspeed's Book Shop of Boston from 1929 to 1969. It was written and edited primarily by Norman Dodge with contributions from staff members and others. The publication listed books, prints and manuscript material for sale for sale with fascinating description of some of the more rare and unusual items. View more info

THE MONTH AT GOODSPEED'S. Vol. XII, No. 3, November 1940

By: Goodspeed's Book Shop

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Boston, The Merrymount Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39684

Condition: Very Good-


42 pages; Contents clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Light dust soiling. Comprising pages 34-64. The Month at Goodspeed's was a catalog issued by Goodspeed's Book Shop of Boston from 1929 to 1969. It was written and edited primarily by Norman Dodge with contributions from staff members and others. The publication listed books, prints and manuscript material for sale for sale with fascinating description of some of the more rare and unusual items. View more info

THE MONTH AT GOODSPEED'S. Vol. XIII, No. 9, June 1942

By: Goodspeed's Book Shop

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Boston, The Merrymount Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39685

Condition: Very Good-


35 pages; Contents clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Light dust soiling. Comprising pages 274-308. The Month at Goodspeed's was a catalog issued by Goodspeed's Book Shop of Boston from 1929 to 1969. It was written and edited primarily by Norman Dodge with contributions from staff members and others. The publication listed books, prints and manuscript material for sale for sale with fascinating description of some of the more rare and unusual items. View more info

THE MONTH AT GOODSPEED'S. Vol. XII, No. 4, January, 1941

By: Goodspeed's Book Shop

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Boston, The Merrymount Press: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39704

Condition: Very Good-


32 pages; Contents clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Light dust soiling. The Month at Goodspeed's was a catalog issued by Goodspeed's Book Shop of Boston from 1929 to 1969. It was written and edited primarily by Norman Dodge with contributions from staff members and others. The publication listed books, prints and manuscript material for sale for sale with fascinating description of some of the more rare and unusual items. View more info

THE MONTH AT GOODSPEED'S. Vol. XII, No. 5, February, 1941

By: Goodspeed's Book Shop

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Boston, The Merrymount Press: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39705

Condition: Very Good-


32 pages; Contents clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Light dust soiling. The Month at Goodspeed's was a catalog issued by Goodspeed's Book Shop of Boston from 1929 to 1969. It was written and edited primarily by Norman Dodge with contributions from staff members and others. The publication listed books, prints and manuscript material for sale for sale with fascinating description of some of the more rare and unusual items. View more info

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LIFE AND HARD TIMES, or Sherwood Grover's Twenty-five Years with the Grabhorn Press

By: Grover, Sherwood

Price: $28.94

Publisher: Bethesda, Gallimaufry Press: 1970

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 42188

Condition: Very Good+


(ii), 12, (ii) pages; Clean and secure in original charcoal gray wrappers , tied at spine and bearing a printed title label on front wrapper. Limited Edition of 200 Copies; 100 copies were printed for the occasion of the 1970 meeting of the Washington Chapter of the AIGA at which George L. Harding spoke on the topic "Zamorano to Grabhorn: California Printing, 1834-1965." Seventy-five copies were for the Baltimore Bibliophiles. The paper is Curtis Tweedweave Text and Tweedweave Charcoal for Wrappers from Frank Parsons Paper Co. of Washington, D.C. The type, Cochin, was handset and pri... View more info

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A Catalogue describing the Old and Modern Books Recently Added to my Stock - Catalogue No. 93 [together with] Catalogue 96 - A Short List of Miscellaneous Books, Maps & Engravings

By: H.M. Fletcher

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Middlesex, H.M. Fletcher: 1937

Seller ID: 40843

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; Contents clean and tight in original printed self-wrappers, wrappers dust toned. 576 items offerred in No. 93 and 429 in Catalogue 96 (1938). Catalogue 96 creased. View more info

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Early Printed Bookes, including Rare & Important Incunabula. Americana - A collection of Nineteenth Century Novels

By: Hamer, Sidney

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Washington, Leamington Book Shop: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39715

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. 146 items, including several Aldine Press, many incunabula, A Collection of the Novels, Anecdotes, Travels and Essays formed by Joseph Ingraham in the first part of the 19th century, etc. OCLC: 226922185 View more info

A Selection of Incunabula - Part V Catalogue Number 160 (March 1930)

By: Harper, Lathrop C.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, Lathrop C. Harper: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39672

Condition: Very Good-


xvii, 453-586 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers with some dust toning. The fifth and last part of Harper's amazing catalogue of a thousand incunables comprising items numbered 813 to 1000. Introduction by Dr. George Parker Winship. One of the highlights of this catalogue is Dionysius Cato's "The Booke Called Caton." [Translated from the French into English by William Caxton], 1483 for just under $10,000. Lathrop Harper entered the book trade in 1881 with his brother who’d established the business earlier. Lathrop was an expert on incunabula, Americana, and medie... View more info

A Selection of Incunabula - Part II Catalogue Number 155 (March 1928)

By: Harper, Lathrop C.

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, Lathrop C. Harper: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39687

Condition: Very Good-


xiv, 111-221 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers with some dust toning, list of item numbers in pencil on left hand side of front wrapper, Law Library stamp on front wrapper. This copy from the collection of F. X. Dwyer - Francis Xavier Dwyer was co-author of a widely used textbook: "Introduction to the Study of Law," by Edmund M. Morgan and Francis X. Dwyer, and was a librarian at the Law Library of Harvard University and later for decades at the Law Library of Library of Congress. The second part of Harper's amazing catalogue of a thousand incunables comprising it... View more info

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A LIST OF SELECTED BOOKS FROM THE TERCENTENNIAL EXHIBITION OF THE HARVARD LAW SCHOOL LIBRARY

By: Harvard Law School

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38747

Condition: Near Fine


18 pages; A catalogue of an exhibition of 164 ranging from 15th to 19th century publications selected from the rare book and manuscript holdings of the Harvard Law School Library. Items as diverse as the 1514 edition of the Magna Carta to the first book printed in the Northwest Territory (Laws of the Territory, 1796). A fascinating journey through the history of printed legal material. View more info

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RARE AMERICANA PAMPHLETS, AUTOGRAPHS, AND BOOKS Important, Fine and Valuable Books. An Interesting Sale made by Order of Fourteen Owners

By: Heartman, Charles F.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Metuchen, Charles F. Heartman: 1929

Seller ID: 39445

Condition: Good


89 pages; An interesting auction catalogue annotated with prices in the margins. Wrappers are worn with some chips at edges and dust soiled. One can only imagine the atmosphere of such a sale taking place only a month following the Great Wall Street Crash of October 1929. Some of the more amazing items included The New England Primer printed by Rogers and Fowle in 1749; Original Property deeds to Penn's Lands in West Jersey (1687); The Frame of the Government of the Province of Pennsylvania in America (London, 1682); A Song of Sion Written by a Citizen ... of Virginia (1662); etc. Charle... View more info

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MAGYAR NEPRAJZI BIBLIOGRAFIA BIBLIOGRAPHY OF HUNGARIAN ETHNOGRAPHY 1999-2000

By: Hegyi, Dora

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Neprajzi Muzeum/Museum of Ethnography: 2005

Seller ID: 40447

Condition: Fine


Clean and tight in original printed wrappers; 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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THE NEW WORLD AND THE NEW BOOK - An Address, Delivered Before the Nineteenth Century Club of New York City, Jan. 15, 1891 with KINDRED ESSAYS

By: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Boston, Lee and Shephard: 1892

Seller ID: 41336

Condition: Very Good+


239, (6) pages; Clean and tight in original navy blue cloth binding with bright gilt lettering at spine, some very minor rubbing at spine ends. Quite a nice example of this scarce collection of Higginson's essays. A series of essays on literature and books ranging from "High-Water Marks" to Dime Novels and addressing much territory in between and around. Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1823 – 1911) was an American Unitarian minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier. He was active in the American Abolitionism movement during the 1840s and 1850s. During the Civil War, he served as co... View more info

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The Charlemagne Tower Collection Of American Colonial Laws Inscribed By Charlemagne Tower, Jr. to Paul Leicester Ford w/ Bookplate of Asa P. French

By: Hildeburn, C.S.R. ; [compiler] ; Charlemagne Tower (collector)

Price: $124.94

Publisher: [Philadelphia:], Privately Printed for The Historical Society of Pennsylvania: 1890

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41306

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 298 & (printer's colophon] pages; Publisher's dark brown pebbled cloth, title lettered in gilt on the spine, top edges gilt, others uncut. A sumptuously produced catalogue of the superb collection of American colonial laws formed by Charlemagne Tower [1809-1889], lawyer, soldier and businessman. Within ten days of the outbreak of hostilities at Ft. Sumter, South Carolina on April 12, 1861, Tower recruited some 270 Schuylkill County men to enter the Union Army under a three month enlistment agreement. This unit was referred to as the "Tower Guards", and they were created a... View more info