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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 7¾" - 9¾" 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: 29.95 USD
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3 ALCUIN SOCIETY Amphora 24
Richmond, BC Alcuin Society 1976 No. 2 Printed Card Wraps Fine Quarterly Journal 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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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4 ALCUIN SOCIETY Amphora 37
Richmond, BC Alcuin Society 1979 No. 3, 1979 Printed Card Wraps Fine Quarterly Journal 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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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5 American Book Mart Illustrated Price Catalog of Old Books Wanted
Chicago American Book Mart 1937 New Edition Printed Wraps VG+ Trade Catalog 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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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6 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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7 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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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8 AMTMANN, Bernard Canadiana Catalogue 72
Montreal Bernard Amtmann Printed Wraps Good VG Trade Catalog 4to - over 9¾" - 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. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 170g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone. World rates based on specific destination and weight 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 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: 17.50 USD
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10 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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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11 ARTIBISE, Alan F. J Western Canada since 1870: A Select Bibliography and Guide
Canada University of British Columbia Press 1978 0774800909 / 9780774800907 First Edition Cloth Fine Good VG Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
3800 entries, including periodical articles and theses, covering the most significant literature in the humanities and social sciences of the four western provinces up to 1977. xii, 294 pages : illustrations ; indexes; 24 cm. Book is very bright and clean and is unmarked. Binsing is tight and square and the cloth shows no wear. The unclipped dustjacket shows only slight edge wear and some surface rubbing. Weight, 637g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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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13 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 9¾" - 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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14 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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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15 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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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16 BELL, John - Editor Canuck Comics
Canada Matrix Books 1986 0921101007 / 9780921101000 First Edition Card Wrappers VG Paperback 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
A Guide to Comic Books Published in Canada, pre 1986.Edited by John Bell ; with special contributions from Luc Pomerleau and Robert MacMillan ; foreword by Harlan Ellison ; cover illustration by Ken Steacy ; Anglo-American illustration by Ed Furness ; Que“bec comics illustration by Pierre Fournier. 154 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Minor wear to front wrapper - slight curl to top corner, slight wear to fore-edge. Weight, 250g. Lettermail rates apply. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 BENGE, Ronald C. Libraries and Culural Change
London Clive Bingley 1970 85157-073-9 First Edition Cloth About Fine Good VG 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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: 15.00 USD
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18 BENSON, Gerald E. and McMILLAN, Kenneth G. To the Ends of the Earth: A History of the Canadian Bible Society
Toronto Canadian Bible Society 1998 0-88834-094-X / 9780888340948 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles As New  As New 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
The 200 year history of the Canadian Bible Society. 237pp, photo illustrated. About mint copy - as new.  
Price: 14.50 USD
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19 BERRY, Loren M. and John W. L. M. Berry and Company 1910-1971. A People Company
New York Newcomen Society 1971 First Edition Stapled Wrappers Fine Softcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
A Newcomen Society Pamphlet. The Berry Co. produces Telephone and other Directories. 1st printing, stiff wraps, 6"x9", 24pp, illustrated. Nice Fine. Weight, 52g. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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20 BESTERMAN, Theodore Periodical Publications: A Bibliography of Bibliographies
Totowa, N.J. Rowman and Littlefield 1971 0-87471-043-X / 9780874710434 4th Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Fine Lacking Dustjackets Small 8vo 
Two volume set in the 'Besterman World Bibliographies' Series. 587pp. Bright, fresh copies with sound bindings. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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