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Chip Kidd

By: VIENNE, Veronique

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cumberland, Rhode Island, U.S.A., Yale Univ Pr: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040738

ISBN: 0300099525

Condition: About 'As New'


Life/work of mavericj graphics designer and designer of book jackets, Chip Kidd. 112 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm. Contents - The art of the jester -- Selected work -- Notes -- Selected bibliography. Bright, fresh copy, about 'as new' and unmarked. Scans always available. Weight, 447g. View more info

Numismatic Literature; No 106, September, 1981

By: WALDRON, Ronald J. - Editor

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, The American Numismatic Society: 1981

Edition: No 106

Seller ID: 047532

Condition: Fine


Single issue of an journal of Numismatic Literature spanning the world, published twice annually. Includes an abstract of each publications contents. 167pp, not illustrated. Internally bright and clean, not marked in any way. Tight, square binding. Fine. Weight, 252g. More issues available. View more info

Numismatic Literature; No 107, March, 1982

By: WALDRON, Ronald J. - Editor

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, The American Numismatic Society: 1982

Edition: No 107

Seller ID: 047533

Condition: VG+


Single issue of an journal of Numismatic Literature spanning the world, published twice annually. Includes an abstract of each publications contents. 153pp, not illustrated. Internally bright and clean, not marked in any way. Tight, square binding. Minor wear to front wrapper. Weight, 300g. More issues available. View more info

Numismatic Literature; No 108, September, 1982

By: WALDRON, Ronald J. - Editor

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, The American Numismatic Society: 1982

Edition: No 108

Seller ID: 047534

Condition: Fine


Single issue of an journal of Numismatic Literature spanning the world, published twice annually. Includes an abstract of each publications contents. 135pp, not illustrated. Internally bright and clean, not marked in any way. Tight, square binding. Bright, clean, unmarked Fine. Weight, 210g. More issues available. View more info

On Canadian Literature: A Check List of Articles, Books, and Theses on English-Canadian Literature, Its Authors, and Language

By: WATTERS, Reginald Eyre & BELL, Inglis Freeman - Editors

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1967

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 31989

ISBN: 0802051669

Condition: Fine


Check-list/Bibliography about English-Canadian literature.165pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket does show a little edge wear and slight rubbing as well as a tear to centre of front panel [closed]. Weight, 500g. View more info

Wausau Papers Art Nouveau Retrospectiv No. 1

By: WAUSAU PAPERS

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brokaw, WI, Wausau Papers:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042680

Condition: Near Fine


Book of sample printing & design using Wausau Royal Silk and Royal Laid papers in an Art Nouveau Movement 'retrospective style'. Book designed and produced by Marathon Communications. 72pp of high quality printing with pages of varous sizes and weights. Steel comb binding so that the pages lay flat when open. Near mint! Scan available. Weight, 325g. View more info

Nonbook Materials: The Organization of Integrated Collections

By: WEIHS, Jean Riddle et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Library Association: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 19877

ISBN: 0888020910

Condition: VG+


Hand-bound, complimentary copy signed by all four authors. Compliments slip laid-in. ix, 107pp, illus. Bright, clean, interior with a sound binding. Very minor wear only to red cloth. Spine is sun-faded. Weight, 440g. 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 weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. Wo... View more info

How To Appreciate Prints

By: WEITENKA,PF, Frank

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Moffat, Yard and Co.: 1916

Edition: Second and Revised Edition

Seller ID: 07265

Condition: Very Good


The author was the Chief of the print Division of the New York Public Library. He explains Etching, Line Engraving, Mezzotints, Aquatints, Stippling, Wood Engraving, Lithography etc. 330pp, illustrated. Clean, tight copy with minor edge wear to cloth on bottom edge. View more info

Book collecting and the care of Books

By: WELLS, Ellen; RUTLEDGE, Renata; HYLTOFT, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, The Smithsonian Institution Libraries: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040542

Condition: Fine


Collecting Books and How to Care for them. OCLC Number: 25812380. Description: v, 25 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 102g. Ships via inexpensive Lettermail within Canada slightly more to the USA. Rates to the Rest of the World at cost. View more info

The Graphic Idea Notebook

By: WHITE, Jan V.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Watson-Guptill Publications, Incorporated: 1980

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 20998

ISBN: 0823021491

Condition: VG+


An innovative, problem-solving source book for magazine editors and art directors. 192pp, profusely illustrated. Book is bright and clean with a sound binding. Unmarked except for a previous owner's stamp to ffep. Dustjacket has trace edge-wear only. Sound copy. 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 800g 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 are based... View more info

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. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Very minor wear to blue cloth at extremities of spine. Weight, 980g. 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