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Out-of-print Books from the John G. White Folklore Collection at the Cleveland Public Library

By: WHITE, John Griswold

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Micro Photo Division, Bell & Howell Co.: 1966

Seller ID: 08581

Condition: Good VG


Reproduction of the Catalog at the Cleveland Public Library of the White Collection of Folklore. 321pp. Good copy. Tape once applied to very foot of spine has been removed leaving small amount of surface loss. Otherwise a very clean, sound copy for a book that is easily worn. View more info

A Bibliography of Alaskan Literature 1724-1924

By: WICKERSHAM, James

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Fairbanks, Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Association Copy

Seller ID: 16842

Condition: Very Good


'Contains the titles of all histories, travels, voyages, newspapers, periodicals, public documents etc. printed in English, Russian, German, French, Spanish, etc., relating to, descriptive of, or published in Russian America or Alaska from 1724 to and including 1924'. Miscellaneous Publications of the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines, Vol. 1. Inscription in ink to ffep, from the University of Alaska Library Staff dated 1965. xxvii, 635pp. 10,380 items. Bri... View more info

Wiley Books: 1938 Catalogue

By: WILEY & SONS Inc., John

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons Inc.: 1938

Edition: 1938 Edition

Seller ID: 046728

Condition: VG+


Catalog of books from a major U.S. publisher, 1938. xii, 255pp, not illustrated. The catalog features solely non-fiction titles. Bright, clean and unmarked, inside and outside. Tight, square stapled binding. Almost Fine. Weight, 202g. View more info

The First One Hundred and Fifty Years. A History of John Wiley and Sons, Incorporated, 1807-1957

By: WILEY, John, Inc.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, John Wiley: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044094

Condition: Near Fine


History of the celebrated Publishing Company, John Wiley, specialists in Books on Science and Technology. Articles by 28 contributors. 1st edition, 4to, 7.5"x10.25", 242pp, photo illustrated, illustrated endpapers. An attrarctive hardcover with brown spine and beige linen boards. Good copy, clean and tight, though lacking dustjacket. Weight, 941g. View more info

Book Clubs & Printing Societies of Great Britain and Ireland

By: WILLIAMS, Harold

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Gryphon Books: 1971

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 15423

Condition: Good VG


Reprint of the 1929 original from the Curwen Press. 126pp. An ex-libris copy with no marks to exterior, or interior, only faint surface loss to front endpapers where labels have been removed. Bright, clean interior with a sound binding. Minor surface rubbing to boards. Weight, 340g. View more info

Methods of Book Design: The Practice of an Industrial Craft

By: WILLIAMSON, Hugh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14051

Condition: Good VG


Book design & production techniques including editorial work, selection and arrangement of type, illustration, jacket design, estimating & printing. 430pp, numerous illustrations. This is an ex-library copy with minimal marking. No library marks, but tape residue to cloth boards and to endpapers. Laminate rtesidue to front panel of dustjacket and to foot of spine. Otherwise, a bright interior and sound binding and a nearly similar dustjacket. Heavy book - weight, 1.1kg. View more info

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The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary

By: WINCHESTER, Simon

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Oxford Univ Press: 2003

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 039091

ISBN: 0198607024

Condition: Fine


The story of the creation of ther Oxford English Dictionary and one of its principal creators, James Augustus Henry Murray. 260pp, illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Book is about 'as new', unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar but with minor, surface scratches on back panel. Weight, 586g. View more info

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The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary

By: WINCHESTER, Simon

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Oxford Univ Press: 2003

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 047962

ISBN: 0198607024

Condition: About 'As New'


The story of the creation of ther Oxford English Dictionary and one of its principal creators, James Augustus Henry Murray. 260pp, illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Book and DJ are about 'as new'. Weight, 586g. View more info

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The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

By: WINCHESTER, Simon

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 039092

ISBN: 0060175966

Condition: Near Fine


A story of the making of the Oxford English Dictionary and of two major contributors - Professor James Murrsy, the editor, and Dr. William Chester Minor, a mad, criminal cobtributor. 242pp, illustrated, illustrated endpapers. Bright, clean copy. Gift inscription to the front endpaper but the body of text is unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Price-clipped dustjacket, Unpacked weight, 412g. View more info

A Primer of Book Collecting

By: WINTERICH, John T. and RANDALL, David A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Bell Publishing: 1966

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 17685

Condition: About Fine


A treatise on the fundamentals of book collecting. 228pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to boards. Dustjacket has a little surface rubbing, minor edge wear and a little soiling to back panel. Weight, 360g. View more info

A Pope Library: A Catalogue of Plays, Poems, and Prose Writings by Alexander Pope

By: WISE, Thomas James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Folkestone, Dawsons of Pall Mall: 1973

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 24737

ISBN: 0712905847

Condition: Fine


Facsimile of the original 1931 edition with a new introduction by K. I. D. Maslen. xxiv, 112pp, illustrated, illustrated title pages. A beautiful copy, about 'as issued', still with its glassine dustjacket presenet and in good repair. Weight, 750g. View more info

The Bible in Canada: The Story of the British and Foreign Bible Society

By: WOODLEY, E. C.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Toronto, Dent: 1953

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 038971

Condition: About Fine


Story of the British and Foreign Bible Society in Canada. 1st printing, 8vo, 320pp. Hardcover in cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Book is tight and clean, unmarked. DJ has minor edge wear, otherwise bright and clean. Weight, 480g. View more info

A Guide to Serial Bibliographies for Modern Literature

By: WORTMAN, William A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Language Association of America: 1995

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 19029

ISBN: 0873529650

Condition: Near Fine


Book lists all current serial bibliographies [1995]. 333pp. Bright, fresh interior. Unmarked. Sound binding. Bright, clean cloth showing no wear. 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 600g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates ba... View more info

Review of historical publications relating to Canada; Volume IX, Publicatiuons of the Year 1904

By: WRONG, George M; LANGTON, H. H. - Editors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Morang & Co.: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043505

Condition: VG+


A Review of historical publications relating to Canada published in 1904. The series ran from 1896 to 1918. OCLC Number: 224325807. xii, 240pp. Overall a bright, clean coipy with a sound binding and virtually no wear to the chocolate-brown cloth. Small, light stain to foot of tp affecting 3 leaves but very minor. Weight, 878g. View more info

Introduction to Bibliography and Reference Work

By: WYNAR, Bohdan S.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Rochester, Libraries Unlimited: 1967

Edition: 4th Revised Edition

Seller ID: 11784

Condition: VG+


A guide to materials and sources. 310pp. Bright copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. No wear to cloth. View more info

Printing as an agent of social stability : the social organization of book production in China during the Sung Dynasty

By: ZE, David Wei

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Burnaby, BC, Simon Fraser University: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039657

ISBN: 0612068803

Condition: Fine


Dissertation for a Doctoral degree at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC. Published in book form with blue cloth hardcovers. 374pp. Text on one side of each page only. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy. Usually, less than 10 such copies are produced. Heavy book for shipping at 2.01kg. View more info

A First Edition?

By: ZEMPEL, Edward N. & VERKLER, Linda A. - Editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peoria, IL, The Spoon River Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33236

Condition: About Fine


Statements of selected North American, British Commonwealth, and Irish publishers on their methods of designating first editions'. Unpaginated. Bright, clean copy, almost 'as new'. Weight, 206g. View more info