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Treasure Seekers and Borrowers: Children's Books in Britain 1900-1960

By: CROUCH, Marcus

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Library Association: 1970

Edition: Fourth Printing, Amended

Seller ID: 040570

ISBN: 0853651825

Condition: Fine


Comprehensive survey of children's books in Britain in the twentieth century, 1900 to 1960. 162pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar with just a little rubbing here and there. Weight, 346g. View more info

The private papers of a bankrupt Bookseller

By: DARLING, William Young

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ediburgh, Oliver & Boyd: 1932

Edition: Second Edition, Revised [Cheap Edition]

Seller ID: 040639

Condition: VG+


Autobiography of a failed bookseller. OCLC Number: 255764135. 307pp, frontis illustration. Generally bright and clean. Small ink inscription to the foot of the ffep. Tight, square binding with only slight wear to the blue cloth at the tips. Unclipped dustjacket is clean, somewhat sun darkened and with a little wear to the spineand top tips. Weight, 363g. View more info

Rare Medical Books Including an Extensive Collection of Some of the Finest Books on Anatomy: Catalogue 281, Autumn 1980

By: DAWSON RARE BOOKS

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Dawson Rare Books: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23650

Condition: About Fine


Priced Sales Catalogs of Antiquarian Books on Medicine. 334 items listed.112pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 150g. View more info

Rare Books on Various Subjects: Catalogue No. 283

By: DAWSON RARE BOOKS

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, UK, Dawson Rare Books:

Edition: No 283

Seller ID: 34263

Condition: VG+


Dawson [of Pall Mall] Rare Books, London. Catalogue of Rare Books for Sale on Various Subjects. Undated, circa early 1980s. 152pp, 763 items, a few illustrations, with prices. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, minor wear to the head. Bright, unmarked wrappers. Weight, 312g. Lettermail may apply. View more info

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The New York Public Library's Books of the Century

By: DIEFENDORF, Elizabeth

Price: $7.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19802

ISBN: 0195108973

Condition: Fine


A literary odyssey through the last hundred years examines over 150 important books that shaped and defined twentieth-century culture. Derived from an exhibition on view at the New York Public Library. 229 pages ; 20 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy in a similar, price-cliipped dustjacket. About 'as new'. Weight, 348g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. ... View more info

Horace Walpole: A Memoir

By: DOBSON, Austin

Price: $59.00

Publisher: London, James R. Osgood, McIlvaine & Co.: 1893

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 14705

Condition: Good VG


A memoir of writer Horace Walpole with an appendix of Books printed at the Strawberry Hill Press. Variant edition with two title pages. First title page has no publisher, London, 1893, with a small, engraved vignette below title. Second title page with full title, as given, place, publisher & date. Red cloth boards with crest on front. At foot of spine is printed 'Harpers' . I believe that this indicates that the book is a first American printing. xi, 328pp, engraved f... View more info

Report of the Work of the Public Archives for the Years 1914 and 1915

By: DOUGHTY, Arthur G.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ottawa, King's Printer: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16963

Condition: Very Good


Massive work detailing activity in the Canadian Archives, 1914 & 1915. Sessional Paper No. 29a. Paginated in sections, illustrated with numerous title-pages. Bright and clean copy. Sound binding. Light diagonal crease to front wrap. Minro wear to covering of spine at extremities. Solid, clean copy. Weight, 1.56kg View more info

Passages: A Treasure Trove of North American Exploration

By: DUFOUR, Pierre & GUITARD, Michelle

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Library of Canada: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044925

ISBN: 0-660-57343-1

Condition: VG+


Catalog of an Exhibition at the National Library of Canada... April 24 to October, 1992. Features books important in the discovery and exploration of North America and the Arctic. Parallel English/French language. 119pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a very sound biding. Weight, 330g. View more info

The Library of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace

By: DUIGNAN, Peter - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Stanford, Hoover Institution Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 14105

ISBN: 0-8179-8161-6

Condition: VG+


History and description of the Library at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University, California. 163pp, photo illustrated. Bright copy with a sound binding. Very minor wear to cloth. Weight, 860g. View more info

Books in General. First Series

By: EAGLE, Solomon - pseudonym

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, Heinemann:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037393

Condition: About VG


Selected papers from the 'New Statesman' on books, authors, writing etc.. Undated, c1932. 8vo, 5.5"x7.5", 256pp. Hardcover in black cloth with printed-paper title label on spine. No dustjacket. Binding is solid, interior clean. Cloth slightly soiled. About VG. Weight, 370g. View more info

The Printing Revolution in Early Modern Europe

By: EISENSTEIN, Elizabeth L.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 1983

Edition: First Printing in Paperback

Seller ID: 043962

ISBN: 0521277353

Condition: Almost 'As New'


The emergence of print culture in the west. An unacknowledged revolution... xiv, 297 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, still fresh. Tight, square binding, no spine craseing. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 585g. View more info

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The Booklover's Repair Kit: First Aid for Home Libraries

By: ELLIS, Estelle; WIGGINS, Wilton; LEE, Douglas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050103

ISBN: 0375411194

Condition: As New


First aid Kit for home libraries. 1 book (117 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.), 1 bottle of pH-neutral adhesive, 1 document-cleaning pad, 1 box archival transparent mending tape, 1 box archival mounting and hinging tape, 1 spool red cotton library tape, 1 bone folder, 1 art gum eraser, 1 white eraser, 1 Pink Pearl eraser, 1 stainless steel microspatula, 3 sheets silicone release paper, 4 pieces binder's board, 1 piece archival mat board, 1 plastic cutting board, 3 sheets Canson paper... View more info

The Great Book-Collectors

By: ELTON, Charles Issac & Mary Augusta

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34569

Condition: Good


Great book-collectors from ancient times to the 19th century. vi, 228 pages : illustrations portraits ; 22 cm. Cklean internally, pages bright white. Unmarkee. Tight, square binding. Cloth show light wear. Spine a little sun-faded with a 1"' split at the head of the spine near the rear board. Top 1.5" of rear board discoloured. View more info

The Ephemera Journal; Volume 1, 1987

By: EPHEMERA SOCIETY of AMERICA

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, USA, Ephemera Society of America: 1987

Edition: First Issue

Seller ID: 042022

Condition: VG, and Better


First Issue of the Journal of the Ephemera Society of America, 1987. 23cm by 31cm, embossed front wrapper, 48pp, illustrated in color and in b&w. Bound-in, folding color poster has been cleanly removed and is now laid-in. Interior is bright and unmarked, binding is tight. Minor and very light soiling to bright, white wrappers. Weight, 255g. View more info

Esdaile's Manual of Bibliography

By: ESDAILE, Arundell

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1974

Edition: Fourth Edition, Third Impression

Seller ID: 10126

ISBN: 04-010001-4

Condition: VG+


Introductory text-book to bibliography. This edition revised by Roy Stokes. 336pp, photo illustrated. Clean, bright copy with sound binding. Old bookplate to fpde and old signature to ffep. Dustjacket is bright and generally clean. View more info

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Show & tell : exploring the fine art of picture book Illustratio

By: EVANS, Dilys

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Chronicle Books Llc: 2008

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 046346

ISBN: 0811849716

Condition: Near Fine


The book focuses on the work of 12 contemporary illustrators. This title teaches the reader how to look for the perfect marriage of art and text. It is suitable for those interested in children's books and the art of illustration. David Wiesner -- Trina Schart Hyman -- Paul Zelinsky -- Brian Selznick -- Bryan Collier -- David Shannon -- Petra Mathers -- Lane Smith -- Hilary Knight -- Denise Fleming -- Betsy Lewin -- Harry Bliss.143 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm. Book ... View more info

The World of Oz

By: EYLES, Allen

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., HP Books: 1985

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 25148

ISBN: 0895864150

Condition: Fine


An entertaining trip through the OZ publications, musicals, plays, and films. 96pp, profusely illustrated in color and in b&w. Bright, clean, unmarked copy appearing almost 'as new'. Weight, 420g. View more info

Mississippi Black Folklore: A Research Bibliography and Discography

By: FERRIS, William R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hattiesburg, University and College Press of Mississippi: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31495

ISBN: 0878050264

Condition: Near Fine


Research Bibliography and Discography of Mississippi Black Folklore. 61pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, never fully opened. Slight sun-fading to spine area. Weight, 100g. View more info

The World of Charles Dickens: His Life, Times and Work

By: FIDO, Martin

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Raincoast Book Distribution: 1997

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 32091

ISBN: 1551921197

Condition: Fine


The author explores both the works of Charles Dickens and also the times in which he lived and wrote. 144pp, illustrated in color and in b&w, endpaper maps. Bright, fresh copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 870g. View more info

The Sayers Memorial Volume: Essays in Librarianship in Memory of William Charles Berwick Sayers

By: FOSKETT, D. J. & PALMER, B. I. - Editors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Library Association: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19881

Condition: Good VG


Collection of 15 essays on aspects of Librarianship. 218pp. Bright interior and sound binding. Previous owner's ink signature to ffep. A little wear to cloth at edges. Weight, 530g. 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 g unpacked and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. Other Canadian domestic postal rates rise with w... View more info