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1 An Anatomy of Knowledge: Special Collections at the Ohio State University Libraries (First Edition)
Columbus, OH Ohio State University 1999 First Edition Paperback Fine Paperback 
Paperback. Pictorial cover. Color illustrated end-papers. Color illustrations. 64pp. Nice copy. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Printing in 1871
London John Roberts Press and the Heritage of the Graphics arts Group 1972 First Edition Paperback Near Fine Paperback 
Only 100 copies printed. Nice condition - only modest wear. "extracted mainly from The Printers' Register and also from ..." several other periodicals are listed.Full refund if not satisfied. 19 pages. This is a pamphlet. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Printing Types used by the Museum Press (First Edition)
The Museum Press 1934 First Edition Paperback Very Good Paperback Illustrated 
Paperback, stapled booklet, 23pp., cover age toned. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Adams, F.B. (et al.) Elmer Adler in the World of Books
New York The Grolier Club 1964 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover Illustrated with maps 
Reminiscences of Frederick B. Adams, Jr., John T. Winterich, Lawrance Thompson, Kneeland McNulty, Al Hine, David Jackson McWilliams, Edward Naumburg, Jr., Philip C. Duschnes, and Elder Adler. Limited Edition of 2100 copies. Illustrated. Two toned cloth. 114pp. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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5 Barbara A. Bishop American Boys' Series Books 1900 to 1980 (First Edition)
Tampa, FL University of South Florida Library Associates 1987 First Edition Hardcover Very Good - Hardcover 
Dedicated to the memory of Harry K. Hudson, collector and bibliographer. Old 3-ring binder. This is the University of South Florida Library Bibliographic Series No. 1. ix, 344pp., index. Some marginalia. First edition. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Frank Parsons, F. E. Crawford and H. T. Richardson The World's Best Books: A Key to the Treasures of Literature
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1891 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 
Green cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Textured end-papers. xi, 207pp. Previous owner's name stamped on Preface page. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Howard M. Nixon The Development of Certain Kinds of Bookbinding (First Edition)
London Private Libraries Association 1963 First Edition Paperback Near Fine Paperback Illustrated 
Paperback. Illustrations of 32 bindings. No writing in the book. Not paginated. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 John Rothwell Slater Printing and the Renaissance: A Paper Read before the Fortnightly Club of Rochester New York (Designed by Bruce Rogers) LIMITED EDITION
New York William Edwin Rudge 1921 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 
Original paper-covered boards with original paper spine label, internal ex-library marks, 1 of 600 limited edition copies, 36pp., mylar cover, designed by Bruce Rogers, Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Nicholas A. Basbanes A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books (First Edition)
New York Henry Holt and Company 1995 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover Illustrated 
This book is an adventure among the afflicted -- those with the passion to possess books. Richly anecdotal and fully documented, it combines the perspective of historical research with the immediacy of investigative journalism. Above all, it is a celebration of books and the people who have revered, gathered and preserved them over the centuries. From the great library of Alexandria, through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance to the 20th century, here is a gallery of revealing profiles of past and present collectors. A comprehensive bibliography on books is included. Cloth spine with paper covered boards. Gold lettering on spine. xvi, 638pp., index. Mylar cover. Illustrated end papers. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Nicholas A. Basbanes A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books (Signed First Edition)
New York Henry Holt and Company 1995 0805036539 / 9780805036534 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover Illustrated Signed by the author
This book is an adventure among the afflicted -- those with the passion to possess books. Richly anecdotal and fully documented, it combines the perspective of historical research with the immediacy of investigative journalism. Above all, it is a celebration of books and the people who have revered, gathered and preserved them over the centuries. From the great library of Alexandria, through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance to the 20th century, here is a gallery of revealing profiles of past and present collectors. A comprehensive bibliography on books is included. Cloth spine with paper covered boards. Gold lettering on spine. Signed by the author on title page. xvi, 638pp., index. Mylar cover. Illustrated end papers. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 P. H. Muir Book-Collecting as a Hobby: In a Series of Letters to Everyman (First American Edition)
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1947 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good - Hardcover Illustrated 
Light blue cloth, spine sunned, dust-jacket price clipped, a few small pieces of dust jacket missing at head & tail of spine, 181pp., with a 10 page index, bookseller's ticket on ffep., no writing in the book, Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Paul W. Nash, Compiler Folio 50: A Bibliography of the Folio Society 1947-1996 (Folio Society)
London The Folio Press 1997 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover Illustrated 
Near fine copy in near fine original slipcase. Folio Society First Edition. Texture end papers. Frontispiece. Illustrated. 331pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Ralph E. McCoy Freedom of the Press: An Annotated Bibliography (First Edition)
Carbondale and Edwardsville Southern Illinois University Press 1968 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good + Hardcover 
Two toned cloth with gold lettering, not paginated, no writing in the book, approximately 400pp., mylar cover, Full refund if not satisfied. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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A Bibliography of Publications on Old English Literature to the End of 1972, Stanley B. Greenfield; Fred C. Robinson
14 Stanley B. Greenfield; Fred C. Robinson A Bibliography of Publications on Old English Literature to the End of 1972
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1982 0802065058 / 9780802065056 First Paperback Edition Paperback Fine Paperback 
Clean, unmarked pages. Covers show minimal edgewear. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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15 Various The Dolphin Number Two A Journal Of The Making Of Books (The Limited Editions Club)
New York The Limited Editions Club 1935 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good + Hardcover 
Contents include: 'The Aesthetics of the Illustrated Book' by Christopher Sandford of the Golden Cockerel Press, 'Illustrations Made With a Tool' by Warren Chappell; 'The Making of a Book' by Elmer Adler; 'The Work of W.A. Dwiggins' by Philip Hofer; 'Some Notes on Liturgical Printing' by D.B. Updike; 'The Fitting of Type' by Joseph Blumenthal, and more. Limited to 2,000 copies. Black cloth with silver and gold design and lettering on spine. 329 pages. Profusely illustrated.Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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16 William J. Glick William Edwin Rudge (First Edition)
New York The Typophiles 1984 First Edition Hardcover Like New Hardcover 
Cloth-backed boards. Paper spine label. x, 91, (3) pages. First edition, limited to 750 copies. Typophile Chap Book Number 57. Biographical information on this famous American printer and his publishing and printing activities. Includes a bibliography of his most notable books. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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