Category: Books-on-Books

Sort

Showing 401-420 of 491

THE CHAPIN LIBRARY / WILLIAMS COLLEGE / A SHORT-TITLE LIST

By: Osborne, Lucy Eugenia; compiler

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Portland, ME:The Southworth-Anthoensen Press / London: Bernard Quaritch, Ltd., 1939.: 1939.

Seller ID: 7103

Condition: Good


Portland, ME:The Southworth-Anthoensen Press / London: Bernard Quaritch, Ltd., 1939.. 1939.. Good. - Tall octavo, dark blue cloth titled in gilt on spine. Bumped & lightly rubbed. 595 pp. Tiny stains to fore-edge. B&W portrait frontispiece. Ex- library with numeral on spine, 2 library labels with discard stamps on front pastedown, blind stamp on title & ink numerals on 2 pages of prelims. Good. First edition, limite to 500 copies. First Edition. View more info

A PORTRAIT OF A PUBLISHER and The First Hundred Years of the House of Appleton 1825-1925

By: Overton, Grant

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY/London: D. Appleton and Company, 1925.: 1925.

Seller ID: 30117

Condition: Very good


NY/London: D. Appleton and Company, 1925.. 1925.. Very good. - Octavo, cream backed tan boards titled in gilt. Very lightly rubbed; spine slightly darkened; small red stain to front board. 95 & [1] pp. B&W portrait frontispiece & B&W illustrations. The contents are near fine. First edition.Published to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of D. Appleton and Company.From the library of George Grant MacCurdy with his stamp on the front endpaper & title. First Edition. View more info

LIST OF ENGLISH EDITIONS AND TRANSLATIONS OF GREEK AND LATIN CLASSICS PRINTED BEFORE 1641. With an introduction by Victor Scholderer

By: Palmer, Henrietta R

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London: Printed for the Bibligraphical Society by Blades, East & Blades, December 1911.: December 1911.

Seller ID: 6327

Condition: Good


London: Printed for the Bibligraphical Society by Blades, East & Blades, December 1911.. December 1911.. Good. - Square octavo, original gray wraps bound in tan buckram backed boards titled in black. Spine & extremities darkened with a stain to the spine; wraps lightly soiled with extremities darkened. xxxii, 119 & [1] pp. Page edges darkened. Good. From the library of Crosby Gaige with his book label on the front pastedown. View more info

IOWA AUTHORS: A Bio-Bibliography of Sixty Native Writers

By: Paluka, Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Iowa City, IA: Friends of The University of Iowa Libraries. 1967.: 1967.

Seller ID: 11531

Condition: Very good


Iowa City, IA: Friends of The University of Iowa Libraries. 1967.. 1967.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed light green wraps. The spine & extremities are slightly faded with light creasing to the spine. The wraps are very lightly soiled with some tiny creases to the edges of the rear wrap. xi, 243 & [1] pages. There is a small area of light soiling to the half-title & 1 bottom page corner is creased. Very good. First edition, wraps issue.A bibliography of authors born in Iowa who had published at least five or more original books. Among the authors included are Herbert Hoo... View more info

QUEER BOOKS

By: Pearson, Edmund

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1928.: 1928.

Seller ID: 9440

Condition: Good


Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1928.. 1928.. Good. - Octavo, brick red cloth titled in gilt on the spine & in gilt with decorations in gilt on the front cover. The binding is bumped & lightly rubbed & soiled. x & 298 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece. There are scattered stains, including to the title & frontispiece & to the margins of some other plates. Good. First edition.Among the contents are chapters titled "Temperance Novels", "The Tribe of Gifted Hopkins", "Crotchets", "Side-Whiskers and Seduc... View more info

A SHORT HISTORY OF ENGLISH PRINTING 1476-1900

By: Plomer, Henry R

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd., 1915.: 1915.

Seller ID: 6375

Condition: Good


London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd., 1915.. 1915.. Good. - Octavo, rust brown cloth; printed label on spine. Lightly soiled; extremities faded; white spotting to the spine with the label darkened. xii & 276 pp. Page edges slightly darkened. Good. Second ["Popular"] edition. View more info

Image for A DICTIONARY OF THE PRINTERS AND BOOKSELLERS WHO WERE AT WORK IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND FROM 1668 TO 1725. By Henry R. Plomer. With the help of H.G. Aldis, E.R. McC. Dix, G.J. Gray, and R.B. McKerrow. Edited by Arundell Esdaile.

A DICTIONARY OF THE PRINTERS AND BOOKSELLERS WHO WERE AT WORK IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND FROM 1668 TO 1725. By Henry R. Plomer. With the help of H.G. Aldis, E.R. McC. Dix, G.J. Gray, and R.B. McKerrow. Edited by Arundell Esdaile.

By: Plomer, Henry R.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London: Printed for the Bibliographical Society, at the Oxford University Press, 1922.: 1922.

Seller ID: 37590

Condition: Good


CROSBY GAIGE'S COPY - Small quarto, 9-1/2 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide. Light grayish blue boards backed with a buff cloth spine, titled in black on the spine. There is light wear to the corners of the soiled covers. The spine is soiled and darkened and the head of the spine is lightly chipped. xii & 342 deckle-edged pages. There is foxing and offsetting to the endpapers with a spot of minor foxing to the bottom front corner of the half-title. The text-block is cracked at page 337. Good. First edition. Broadway producer and small press publisher Crosby Gaige's copy with his book label moun... View more info

THE GLAZIER COLLECTION OF ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS

By: Plummer, John; compiler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1968.: 1968.

Seller ID: 7190

Condition: Very good


New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1968.. 1968.. Very good. - Quarto, printed tan wraps. Spine & extremities slightly faded; corners of wraps lightly creased; light stain to rear wrap. 50 pp. plus section of B&W illustrations. Also with color frontispiece & 9 color plates. The top page corners are lightly creased. Very good. 68 items are catalogued and described in full. The catalogue is both a guide to an exhibition held at the library and a complete record of the collection formed by William S. Glazier. View more info

HARRY PRATLEY: A BOOKSELLER REMEMBERS

By: Pratley, Harry. (1905-1987)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Silversted, Kent, U.K.): Hurtwood Press, (1990).: (1990).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12408

ISBN: 0903696363

Condition: Fine


(Silversted, Kent, U.K.): Hurtwood Press, (1990).. (1990).. Fine. - Small octavo, dark blue cloth with a printed paper label on the front cover, in a dust wrapper. 47 pages plus colophon. Full-page illustrations & vignettes in brown & white. Near fine. First edition.From the library of autograph dealer Bob Tollett, inscribed to him by Sabrina Izzard, proprietor of Hall's Bookshop at the time of publication: "After 25 years of trips from New York to Hall's Bookshop / Best wishes / Sabrina Izzard".The contents of this book were dictated by antiquarian bookseller Harry Pratley of... View more info

ZWANZIG JAHRE RAINER VERLAG: Eine Anthologie mit Beitragen der Autoren und Freunde des Verlages

By: Pretzell, Rainer; and Milch, Thomas; editors

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Berlin: Rainer Verlag, 1986.: 1986.

Seller ID: 27446

Condition: Fine


Berlin: Rainer Verlag, 1986.. 1986.. Fine. - Small octavo, decorative gray & white wraps, in decorative gray case. Case slightly creased. Profuse B&W illustrations & visual texts. Near fine in a very good case.Boxed together with: Pretzell, Rainer; editor. ZWEI JAHRZEHNTE RAINER VERLAG: Ein Almanach mit Leseproben, einer Chronik, einer Bibliographie und vielen Bildern. Berlin: Rainer Verlag, 1986. Small octavo, decorative gray & white wraps. 341 & [1] pp. & colophon, including profuse color & B&W illustrations & visual texts. Near fine. Includes a chronology of publications.Very scarc... View more info

FRENCH BINDERS OF TO-DAY. (In Scribner's Magazine Vol. XIX No. 3, March 1896)

By: Prideaux, S. T

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896.: 1896.

Seller ID: 30295

Condition: Good


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1896.. 1896.. Good. - Large octavo, printed tan wraps. Soiled & chipped; spine torn. 88 pp. & pp. [267]-396. B&W illustrations. Good. Prideaux's article [pp. 361- 370] is illustrated with textual reproductions of bindings.Scarce. View more info

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY LIBRARY CHRONICLE. Volume LVIII. Number 1. Autumn 1996

By: Primer, Ben; Weinheimer, James; Rodgers, Daniel T.; et al

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Library), 1996.: 1996.

Seller ID: 32179

Condition: Fine


(Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Library), 1996.. 1996.. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream wrappers. The binding is very slightly bumped. 190 pages. Black-and-white illustrations, including facsimiles. Near fine. Articles in this issue include "Princeton University Archives: Notes for a History" by Ben Primer; "Finding Calasio: Princeton's Library Catalogs, 1760-1966" by James Weinheimer; and "The Tramp and the Policy Doctor: The Social Sciences at Princeton" by Daniel T. Rodgers. View more info

AN INDEX OF GERMAN BOOKS 1501-1520 IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM

By: Proctor, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London: The Holland Press, (1954).: (1954).

Seller ID: 7085

Condition: Good


London: The Holland Press, (1954).. (1954).. Good. - Octavo, gray cloth titled in gilt. Spine & extremities darkened; bumped with small areas of bubbling to the cloth of the rear cover. 273 pp. Illustrated with B&W facsimiles. Good. Reprint of the 1903 first edition. First Edition. View more info

THE COLLECTOR'S BOOK OF BOOKS

By: Quayle, Eric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. / Publisher, (1971).: (1971).

Seller ID: 6345

Condition: Very good


NY: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. / Publisher, (1971).. (1971).. Very good. - Quarto, black cloth titled in gilt, in dw. The covers are very lightly bumped & somewhat warped. 144 p. Profusely illustrated in B&W & color. Very good. First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

NINETEENTH-CENTURY ENGLISH BOOKS: SOME PROBLEMS IN BIBLIOGRAPHY. (Third Annual Windsor Lectures in Librarianship)

By: Ray, Gordon N.; Weber, Carl J.; and Carter, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1952.: 1952.

Seller ID: 7038

Condition: Fine


Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1952.. 1952.. Fine. - Octavo, gray cloth backed red cloth titled in gilt within black on the spine and with decorations in gilt on the front cover. The spine is very slightly spotted. 88 pp. Near fine. First edition. First Edition. View more info

AMERICANA: A Selection of Printed and Manuscript Materials Relating to the Western Hemisphere, Hawaii and the Philippine Islands. Catalogue 52, 1980

By: Reed. Richard B.; cataloguer and editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA: John Howell -- Books, 1980.: 1980.

Seller ID: 31378

Condition: Good


San Francisco, CA: John Howell -- Books, 1980.. 1980.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed wrappers with the bookseller's logo on the front wrap. The wraps are bumped & lightly stained with creasing to the bottom edge & corner of the front wrap. [iv], 272 & [10] pages plus a bookseller's ad. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and black-and-white facsimiles. The bottom corners of the first few leaves are bumped & there are small, light stains & minor foxing to the edges of the catalog. Good. View more info

PROPOSAL IN 1855 FOR A TYPOGRAPHIC COUNCIL TO MEET IN BRUSSELS TO DETERMINE THE FACTS REGARDING THE INVENTION OF PRINTING

By: Reulens, Charles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL: Committee on Invention of Printing, 1941.: 1941.

Seller ID: 7257

Condition: Very good


Chicago, IL: Committee on Invention of Printing, 1941.. 1941.. Very good. - Quarto, printed red wraps. Very light soiling & creasing. 18 mechanically reproduced pages, printed on one side only. Very good. Published as a report on a Work Projects Administration Official Project. (Contributions to the History of Printing No. 3). With an introductory note by Douglas C. McMurtrie.Scarce. View more info

THE FICTION FACTORY Or From Pulp Row to Quality Street. The Story of 100 Years of Publishing at Street & Smith

By: Reynolds, Quentin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY: Random House, (1955).: (1955).

Seller ID: 33448

Condition: Very good


NY: Random House, (1955).. (1955).. Very good. - Octavo, black cloth backed brown cloth titled in gilt, in a dust wrapper. The top edges of the dust wrapper flaps are darkened. viii] & 283 pp. plus colophon. B&W textual illustrations & full-page illustrations in B&W & color. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper First edition.Beginning in 1855 with "New York Weekly", Street & Smith published a huge number of weeklies, magazines, comics, annuals and hardcover and paperback series, including detective and crime stories, westerns and romances. They gave Theodore Dreiser his first j... View more info

THE ORGANIZATION OF MICROCARD PRODUCTION

By: Rider, Fremont

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Aslib [Association of Special Libraries and Informatioon Bureaux], 1945.: 1945.

Seller ID: 14833

Condition: Very good


London: Aslib [Association of Special Libraries and Informatioon Bureaux], 1945.. 1945.. Very good. - Octavo, printed light gray wraps. The wraps are slightly darkened around the edges. 16 pages. Very good. Offprinted from The Journal of Documentation Vol. I, September 1945, No. 2. An interesting insight into the problems of disseminating knowledge before the internet age. View more info

PRINTING IN DELAWARE 1761-1800: A Checklist

By: Rink, Evald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wilmington, DE: Eleutherian Mills Historical Library, 1969.: 1969.

Seller ID: 5877

Condition: Fine


Wilmington, DE: Eleutherian Mills Historical Library, 1969.. 1969.. Fine. - Octavo, blue cloth, in dw. The dw is lightly soiled. 214 pp. B&W frontispiece. Near fine. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info