Category: Books on Books & Printing


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Impressions: Stories of the Nation's Printer Early Years to 1900

By: AACH, Hana

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Govt. Pub. Centre, Supply and Services Canada: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039418

ISBN: 0660121107

Condition: About Fine

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. View more info

The Whys and Wherefores of the William L. Clements Library: A Brief Essay on Book-Collecting as a Fine Art

By: ADAMS, Randolph G.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16528

Condition: Good

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. View more info

Illustrated Price Catalog of Old Books Wanted

By: American Book Mart

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Chicago, American Book Mart: 1937

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 11158

Condition: VG+

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. View more info

Goudy Extrabold

By: American Type Founders

Price: $15.00

Publisher: American Type Founders Company:

Seller ID: 14353

Condition: Very Good

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. View more info

Beyond the Arctic Circle

By: AMOR, Norman

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Vancouver, University of British Columbia Library: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044842

ISBN: 0-88865-196-1

Condition: Fine

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. View more info

Canadiana Catalogue 72

By: AMTMANN, Bernard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montreal, Bernard Amtmann:

Seller ID: 18617

Condition: Good VG

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 View more info

The Writers' and Artists' Year Book 1938


Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black: 1938

Edition: 31st Annual Edition

Seller ID: 15725

Condition: About VG

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. View more info

Ventures in Book Collecting

By: ARNOLD, William Harris

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1923

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 27696

Condition: Solid Very Good

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. View more info

Western Canada since 1870: A Select Bibliography and Guide


Price: $17.50

Publisher: Canada, University of British Columbia Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19597

ISBN: 0774800909

Condition: Fine

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. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Canadian domestic posta... View more info

Bibliography of Geology of the Precambrian Area of Manitoba, 1950-1957

By: BARRY, G. S. - Compiler

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Dept of Mines and Natural Resources: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048005

Condition: Fine

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. View more info

Teenage Confidential: An Illustrated History of the American Teen

By: BARSON, Michael and HELLER, Steven

Price: $9.50

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09683

ISBN: 0-8118-1584-6

Condition: Fine

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 View more info

Bibliography and Index of Geology and Allied Sciences for Wales and the Welsh Borders 1536-1896

By: Bassett, D. A.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Cardiff, National Museum of Wales: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07792

Condition: Near Fine

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. View more info

Canadian Literature / Litterature Canadienne 1959-1963

By: BELL, Inglis F. and PORT, Susan W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver, University of British Columbia: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13808

Condition: Fine

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] View more info

Libraries and Culural Change

By: BENGE, Ronald C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Clive Bingley: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17527

ISBN: 85157-073-9

Condition: About Fine

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. View more info

To the Ends of the Earth: A History of the Canadian Bible Society

By: BENSON, Gerald E. and McMILLAN, Kenneth G.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canadian Bible Society: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07774

ISBN: 0-88834-094-X

Condition: As New

The 200 year history of the Canadian Bible Society. 237pp, photo illustrated. About mint copy - as new. View more info

L. M. Berry and Company 1910-1971. A People Company

By: BERRY, Loren M. and John W.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Newcomen Society: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35031

Condition: Fine

A Newcomen Society Pamphlet. The Berry Co. produces Telephone and other Directories. 1st printing, stiff wraps, 6"x9", 24pp, illustrated. Nice Fine. Weight, 52g. View more info

Periodical Publications: A Bibliography of Bibliographies

By: BESTERMAN, Theodore

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Totowa, N.J., Rowman and Littlefield: 1971

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 09931

ISBN: 0-87471-043-X

Condition: Fine

Two volume set in the 'Besterman World Bibliographies' Series. 587pp. Bright, fresh copies with sound bindings. View more info

The Backs of Books and Other Essays in Librarianship

By: BISHOP, William Warner

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Williams & Wilkins Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18022

Condition: Fine

Collection of essays on Librarianship and on Books. ix, 338pp. Book is very bright and clean with a sound binding. No wear to boards - book is 'as new'. Dustjacket is bright and clean but with a slightly darkened spine, chips lost at extremities of spine and at tips. Weight, 500g. View more info

Plato's Republic : A Biography


Price: $9.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & Mcintyre: 2007

Edition: First Canadian Printing

Seller ID: 13934

ISBN: 1553652657

Condition: As New

A dazzling book, by one of the world's most distinguished and accessible philosophers, on Plato's greatest and most influential work: 'The Republic'. A volume in the series, 'Books that shook the world'. x, 181 p. ; 21 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 303g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

Guelph and Wellington County: A Bibliography of Settlement and Development since 1800

By: Bloomfield, Elizabeth; Stelter, Gilbert Arthur

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Guelph, ON, Guelph Regional Project, University of Guelph: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23508

ISBN: 0889551332

Condition: Near Fine

Bibliography of Local History of Guelph and Wellington County, Ontario. 1716 items listed. 329pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Heavy book weighing 1.43kg. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight, boxed, insured, trackable and faster than regular parcels. Less will be charged if rates indicate]. View more info