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1 AACH, Hana Impressions: Stories of the Nation's Printer Early Years to 1900
Ottawa Canadian Govt. Pub. Centre, Supply and Services Canada 1990 0660121107 / 9780660121109 First Edition Cloth About Fine VG, or Better Hardcover Quarto 
Produced for the occasion of the Centennial of the Queen's Printer for Canada"--t.p. verso. This is the English language version. iii, 178 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Bright, clean interior. Gift inscription to the ffep [from someone in the Department to a retiring employee], otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wera to the cloth. Dustjacket shows some minor to moderate edge wear. Heavy, oversized book weighing 1.565kg. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 ADAMS, Randolph G. The Whys and Wherefores of the William L. Clements Library: A Brief Essay on Book-Collecting as a Fine Art
Ann Arbor University of Michigan Press 1925 First Edition Cloth Spine, Paper Boards Good  No Dustjacket Limited Edition 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
An essay adapted from an article in the 'Michugan Daily' for May 24, 1925. This book is one of 1000 copies only 200 of which were bound in boards. This is a lightly marked, ex-libris copy - no external marks, only two small embossed marks on inside. Front hinge was weak and has been repaired somewhat unattractively. External appearance is fine. Weight, 175g.  
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 ADAMS, W. Claude History of Papermaking in the Pacific Northwest
Portland Binfords & Mort 1951 Reprint Boards Good VG  No Dustjacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Reprinted from the Oregon Historical Quarterly, March/June/ September issues, 1951. 67pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Small corner clip to ffep. Slght wear only to paper covered boards. Weight, 204g.  
Price: 9.50 USD
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4 ALCUIN SOCIETY Amphora 24
Richmond, BC Alcuin Society 1976 No. 2 Printed Card Wraps Fine Quarterly Journal 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Quarterly journal of the Alcuin Society, a group interested in thehistory of printing and the book arts. 31pp, illustrated. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 60g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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5 ALCUIN SOCIETY Amphora 37
Richmond, BC Alcuin Society 1979 No. 3, 1979 Printed Card Wraps Fine Quarterly Journal 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Quarterly journal of the Alcuin Society, a group interested in the history of printing and the book arts. 40pp, illustrated. About 'as new' copy. Weight, 74g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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6 American Book Mart Illustrated Price Catalog of Old Books Wanted
Chicago American Book Mart 1937 New Edition Printed Wraps VG+ Trade Catalog 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Catalog of 'Books Wanted', not books for sale. Describes more than 2000 old and valuable books with the prices paid for them. 120pp. Very clean copy with a tight, square spine and clean wraps. Weight, 204g. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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7 AMERICAN TYPE FOUNDERS ATF Typographic Accessories: Specimen Catalog and Price List, June 1957
Elizabeth, NJ A. T. F. 1957 June, 1957 Wrappers VG+ Trade Catalog 8.5" by 11" 
Specimen Catalog - Ornaments, Handypacks, Initials, Monograms, Auxiliary Fonts, etc. 24pp. Three tiny cuts - where single letters have been removed - thus price reduced. Weight, 103g. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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8 American Type Founders Goudy Extrabold
American Type Founders Company Printed Card Wraps Very Good Trade Catalog 9" by 12" 
Classic Type Designs - Goudy Extrabold & Goudy Extrabold Italic, Two Publicity Types. Little publication data and no date [c. 1920's]. pp.112-130, folding plate, illustrated. Interior is very bright and clean. Binding is sound except for a 3/4' split at head of binding. Slight soiling to covers. Weight, 150g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 AMOR, Norman Beyond the Arctic Circle
Vancouver University of British Columbia Library 1992 0-88865-196-1 / 9780888651969 First Edition Printed Card Wraps Fine Booklet 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Materials on Arctic Explorations and Travels since 1750 in the Special Collections and University Archives Division of the University of British Columbia Library. Occasional Publication No. 1, University of British Columbia Library. Edition of 500 copies. Mint copy, as issued. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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10 AMTMANN, Bernard Canadiana Catalogue 72
Montreal Bernard Amtmann Printed Wraps Good VG  Trade Catalog 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Early Amtmann Catalog of Canadiana. Undated, early 1950s. First-rate, quality books at amazingly low prices! 31pp, illustrated title pages. Bright and clean with a sound stapled binding. Weight, 170g.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 ANON The International Cyclopedia of Monograms : Alphabets, Initials, Cyphers, Types, Crests, Coats-of-Arms, Emblems, Badges, Shields, Decorations
Ottawa, ON, Canada Algrove Publishing 1999 0921335865 / 9780921335863 Reprint of 1910 Original Printed Card Wrappers Near Fine Softcover Quarto 
Wonderful reference source for old monograms, pre-1910. Illustrations only - no explanations of names/meanings etc. Reprint of the edition published in Chicago by G.P. Engelhard, 1910. 368 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Book is very bright and clean and appears unused. Small, blank label to the ffep covering a small name - otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Light rubbing toi the wrppers 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 ANON The Writers' and Artists' Year Book 1938
London A. & C. Black 1938 31st Annual Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles About VG No Dustjacket Annual 7.5" Tall 
An Annual Directory for writers, artists, playwrights, film writers, photographers and composers. 343pp, advertisements. Clean copy with a sound binding. Only minor wear to red cloth boards. Weight, 450g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 ARNOLD, William Harris Ventures in Book Collecting
New York Scribner's 1923 Reprint Edition Cloth Spine, PaperCov'd Boards Solid Very Good  No Dustjacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
An account of the great book collector, William Harris Arnold. 356pp, illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Ink name and date to ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Slight browning to edges of boards. Slight wear to extremities of cloth spine. Weight, 850g.  
Price: 9.50 USD
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Postcard Advertising a book, 'The Upas Tree': 1912, BARCLAY, Florence L.
14 BARCLAY, Florence L. Postcard Advertising a book, 'The Upas Tree': 1912
United Kingdom No Publisher Shown 1912 Fine Printed Postcard 
Printed postcard advertising the publication of a novel by English author, Florence L. Barclay [1862-1921] - The Upas Tree [1912]. Printed message on the reverse promoting the book. Unused and unmarked. Size - 3.5" by 5.5" 
Price: 12.00 USD
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15 BARR, Elinor Berglund The Swedish Experience in Canada. An Annotated Bibliogrpahy
Vaxjo Swedish Emigrant Institute 1991 0969171730 / 9780969171737 First Edition Printed Card Wrappers Very Good Softcover Quarto 
Proceedings from the Swedish Emigrant Institute, #4. Wrappers, 8.25"x11.75", 79pp. Clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Light crease to lower corner of front panel. Weight, 224g 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 BARRY, G. S. - Compiler Bibliography of Geology of the Precambrian Area of Manitoba, 1950-1957
Winnipeg Manitoba, Dept of Mines and Natural Resources 1959 First Edition Printed Card Wrappers Fine Bibliography 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Province of Manitoba, Department of Mines and Natural resources, Publication 57-3. 39pp. Booklet is in Fine condition - bright, clean and unmarked - about 'as issued' and with NO ownership marks. Weight, 125g. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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17 BARSON, Michael and HELLER, Steven Teenage Confidential: An Illustrated History of the American Teen
San Francisco Chronicle Books 998 0-8118-1584-6 / 9780811815840 First Edition Printed Wraps Fine  4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A visual tour of the world of wayward teens as portrayed in books and comics, movies and TV, advertising and music, from the 1940's, 1950's and 1960's. 132pp, profusely illustrated  
Price: 9.50 USD
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18 Bassett, D. A. Bibliography and Index of Geology and Allied Sciences for Wales and the Welsh Borders 1536-1896
Cardiff National Museum of Wales 1963 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Near Fine  No Dustjacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Bibliography covering two distict phases of geological investigation: an earlier, longer one of isolated observations and a later one of systematic research.246pp. Very clean, tight copy with bright interior.  
Price: 24.00 USD
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19 BELL, Inglis F. and PORT, Susan W. Canadian Literature / Litterature Canadienne 1959-1963
Vancouver University of British Columbia 1966 First Edition Cloth Fine Near Fine Bibliography 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A checklist of creative and critical writings. English & French text. 140pp. Bright, fresh copy, unmarked. Sound binding. Dustjacket has minor edge wear, otherwise bright and clean. [425g] 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 BENGE, Ronald C. Libraries and Culural Change
London Clive Bingley 1970 85157-073-9 First Edition Cloth About Fine  Good VG 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
An examination of bases of modern culture and the relationship in which books and libraries stands towards them. 278pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding and a nearly similar dustjacket. Weight, 550g.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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