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Still Thrilled By the Future, and Other Comments on the Modern Scene

By: MACKEY, Joseph T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Mergenthaler Linotype Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24814

Condition: Good VG, or Better


Published by the Mergenthaler Linotype Company for one of their employees. Offers topical advice and food for thought in regard to some areas of the printing trade. 57pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Sound, stapled binding. Rose-colored wrappers are somewhat faded. Weight, 150g. View more info

The Canadian Author & Bookman: Spring, 1947

By: MACNAB, Finlay - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canadian Authors' Association: 1947

Edition: Volume XXIII, Number 1

Seller ID: 26503

Condition: Very Good


Single issue of the Canadian Author and Bookman for the Spring of 1947. 52pp. Clean, unmarked copy with a sound, stapled binding. Weight, 85g. View more info

Wordstruck: A Memoir

By: MacNEIL, Robert

Price: $7.30

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 10152

ISBN: 0-670-81871-2

Condition: About Fine


A memoir of the early life of Journalist and Television host, Robert MacNeil, and his fascination with words and language. 230pp. Bright, fresh copy with sound binding and like dustjacket. View more info

Important and Valuable Books on Literature, Art, Biography, History, Voyages & Travels Etc.: Catalogue No. 499

By: MAGGS BROS.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Maggs Bros.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27407

Condition: Very Good


Bookseller's catalog from Maggs Bros., London, England, 1928. 316pp, illustrated, 1692 items listed, all items priced in sterling. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Minor soiling to wrappers. Weight, 440g. View more info

Ancient Medieval and Modern No. 3: A Catalogue of Manuscripts and Books

By: MAGGS BROS.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Maggs Bros.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039504

Condition: Very Good


Bookseller's catalog from Maggs Bros., London, England, May 1959. 28pp, one illustration, 108 items listed, all items priced in sterling. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Wrappers a little soiled, sound binding. Weight, 46g. View more info

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Mercurious Britannicus, or, Mercuries Swift Messenger Being a Monthly Bulletin of English Literature and History Prior to 1800

By: MAGGS BROS.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Maggs Bros.: 1948

Seller ID: 045208

Condition: Good VG


Twelve copies of this Maggs Bros catalog being Nos. 107, 108, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 155, 156, and 167. Published between 1948 and 1959. 24-36pp each. Very clean copies with sound bindings. Weight, 345g. View more info

Books from Famour Presses of the 19th & 20th Centuries; Catalogue No 760, 1946

By: MAGGS BROS. Ltd

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Maggs Bros: 1946

Edition: Catalogue No 760

Seller ID: 051285

Condition: Good VG


Immediately post-war catalogue of Books from Famous Presses of the 19th and 20th centuries for sale from Maggs Bros. Ltd of London. 44pp, 588 items, all priced, no illustrations. Clean unmarked copy with a sound stapled binding. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 52g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage. View more info

Les Sources Du Travail Bibliographique; Vols I, II & III

By: MALCLES, L. -N.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Geneva, Librarie Droz:

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 11024

Condition: VG+


Scholarly work on Bibliography and Bibliographical Sources. French language text. Three volume Set. Volumes 1 and 2 are 1965 reprints of the 1950-2 original editions. Volume 3 is a 1958 first printing in a slightly larger, 4to format. First two volumes are ex-Libris but with only one bookplate in each volume to inside of front cover. Rear wrapper of Vol 1 is very cleanly detached. Otherwise all 3 volumes are very clean and bright with sound bindings. Overlapping covers o... View more info

Byzantine Numismatic Bibliography 1950-1965

By: MALTER, Joel L.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Chicago, Argonaut: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038860

Condition: As New


Notes on books published 1950-1965 on the subject of Byzantine Numismatics. 1st ed., 8vo, 5.75"x8.75", 59pp. Hardcover in red cloth with gilt titles, no dustjacket. Book is very clean and tight, virtually 'as new'. 230g. View more info

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A History of Reading

By: MANGUEL, Alberto

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Viking Press: 1996

Edition: Fifth TPB Printing

Seller ID: 33048

ISBN: 0670843024

Condition: Almost 'As New'


A book for booklovers - 'a kaleidoscopic chrestomathy by a bookman-polymath'. 372pp, illustrated, folding plate at back. Bright, fresh copy. Tight, square binding, unmarked, no creases to spine. Only defect is a light, top corner crease to rear wrapper. Weight, 600g. View more info

Thomas Mann. Erinnerungen an meinen Vater. Von G. Mann. Thomas Mann in U¨bersetzungen-Bibliographie

By: MANN, Golo: MANN, Thomas

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Bonn, Inter Nationes: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037890

Condition: Fine


German language text. OCLC Number: 561862720. 61pp, with plates, including portraits, a facsimile and a reproduction. Bright, clean and unmarked, almost 'as new'. Weight, 170g. View more info

Canada's Printing Pioneers: Provincial's Paper Volume 31, No. 2, 1966

By: MASTERSON, Paul G. - Editor

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Provincial Paper, Ltd.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29333

Condition: Near Fine


An interesting account of early printing in Canada. 39pp, illustrated, tipped-in plates. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, sound stapled binding. Attractive copy. Weight, 180g. View more info

A Raven in My Heart: Reflections of a Bookseller

By: McCRACKEN, Kay

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Celista, B. C., Gracesprings Collective: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Authors' Inscription

Seller ID: 045582

ISBN: 0980960827

Condition: Almost 'As New'


'...a seemingly quiet story about the rise and fall of a bookstore in the 1990's [in Salmon Arm, B. C.] . Don't let the subject fool you. Into this context of her personal journey Kay McCracken weaves native mythology, mysticism, magic, and much more' [Good Reads]. Signed by the author and dedicated to Patricia'. vi, 270 pages : portrait ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Almost 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 436g. We ship Worldwi... View more info

The Spinster & the Prophet: Florence Deeks, H.G. Wells, and the Mystery of the Purloined Past

By: McKILLOP, A. B.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Waldcourt, Oregon, U.S.A., Macfarlane Walter & Ross: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040644

ISBN: 1551990474

Condition: As New


A literary whodonit in which a Toronto writer sued the great H. G. Wells, in 1925, for plagiarism in his work, 'The Outline of History'. xvi, 477 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Book is about 'as new'; the unclipped dustjacket nearly so with a light, fold at the center of the spine only very slightly detracting. Weight, 907g. View more info

Our Wish for You as We Approach Our Fiftieth Anniversary 1898-1948

By: McLEOD, George J. Ltd

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, George J. Mcleod Limited: 1948

Seller ID: 054194

Condition: Good Plus


Fiftieth Anniversary account of the George J. McLeod Company, Publishers and Publishers Representative. 117 Peter Street, Toronto 2-B, Ontario. 16pp, photo illustrated. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked, Stapled binding is sound. Wrappers are a little dusty with some light spotting. Minor wear to fore-edge. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

Oregon Imprints 1847-1870

By: McMURTRIE, Douglas C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Eugene, University of Oregon Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09309

Condition: About Fine


University of Oregon Library Studies in Bibliography No. 2. Listings of early Oregon Imprints. 206pp. Bright copy with fresh interior and solid binding. Slightly darkened spine. View more info

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Art of McSweeney's

By: McSWEENEY'S [Company]

Price: $19.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Chronicle Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 1560

ISBN: 0811866238

Condition: As New


'Celebrates the 11th (or 12th) anniversary of McSweeney's through the lens of their award-winning art and design work. This book visually showcases their publications and creations and tells the quirky/brainy/semi-accidental inside story of their creation, through hundreds of photos and illustrations, and interviews with the staff and writers'. Useful companion for issues 1-31. 263 pages : illustrations (some color), music ; 29 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and un... View more info

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A History of Graphic Design

By: MEGGS, Philip B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., John Wiley & Sons: 1998

Edition: Third Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 20776

ISBN: 0471291986

Condition: Fine


After fifteen years of development in graphic design, this expanded and updated Third Edition includes hundreds of full-color images and new material in many areas, including alphabets, Japanese and Dutch graphics, and the computer revolution which has impacted all aspects of contemporary design and communications. With its approximately 1,200 illustrations, lucid text, and interpretive captions, the book reveals a saga of creative innovators, breakthrough technologies, ... View more info

Annotated Bibliography of Genealogical Works in Canada, Volume 2

By: MENNIE-de VARENNES, Kathleen

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Markham, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17704

ISBN: 088902-959-8

Condition: Near Fine


Second volume only of the 6 volume set. Covers - Index of Family Names, A to C. English and French text. 408pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Very minor wear to boards. Weight, 1.05kg View more info

Annotated Bibliography of Genealogical Works in Canada, Volume 4

By: MENNIE-de VARENNES, Kathleen

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Markham, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17706

ISBN: 088902-910-5

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth volume only of the 6 volume set. Covers - Index of Family Names, G to L. English and French text. pp813 - pp1220. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Very minor wear to boards. Weight, 1.07kg View more info