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The Annotated Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

NO writing, No torn pages, all aspects of the book look like it was firstprinted yesterday. What makes this copy unique is a publishing error. Pages 85-100 were published upside down....

From Alicia Joel

$24,000.00


A Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany; Second Edition ( Three Volumes ) by Dibdin, Thomas Frognall

London: Robert Jennings & John Major, 1829. Printed by William Nicol, at the Shakespeare Press. Finely bound in late 19th century full polished calf, backs ornately tooled in gilt with red morocco title labels and black morocco volume labels with gi...

From Dale Steffey Books

$700.00


Jaridat al Ahram, Tarikh Misr fi khamsin wa sab'ina sana (al- Ahram news paper, history of Egypt in 75 years), dedication copy to Ahmad Naguib al- Hilaly Pasha, the last Egyptian prime minister during the royal dynasty (prime minister of the 18 hours) by Dr. Ibrahim 'Abduh

Cairo: al- Ma'arif press, 1951 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Inscribed by the author to Ahmad Naguib al- Hilali Pasha and dated 1- June 1951. 552 p. Arabic text including many full page photograph...

From Archive

$4,000.00


Printers' Ink Monthly, Complete Year 1927, Vol. XIV, No.s 1-6, January - June,, and Vol. XV, Nos. 1-6, July- December ( Two Volumes )

New York: Romer Publishing Company, Inc., 1926. Twelve ssues of this iconic trade magazine, bound in two volumes, black cloth, red leather labels with gilt lettering, Near Fine, light rubbing to cloth, magazines complete with covers are Fine. This is a he...

From Dale Steffey Books

$600.00


A catalogue of the library of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. by Harvard University

Cambridge: E.W. Metcalf & Co., 1830–31. 8vo (24.8 cm, 9.8"). 4 vols. I: xvii, [3], 490 pp. II: [2], [491]–952, [2] pp. III: xii, 233, [1] pp. IV: viii, 224 pp. First of the 19th-century catalogues of Harvard's holdings, here => u...

From Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co., LLC (PRB&M)

$1,000.00


CATALOGE OF THE COLLECTION OF H. H. THE LATE PRINCE IBRAHIM HILMY: EUROPEAN AND EASTERN SECTIONS by EGYPTIAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

Cairo: Paul Barbey, 1936 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. ESTERN (ARABIC, TURKISH, PERSIAN) AND EUROPEAN SECTIONS, 181 , 267 PP, FRONT COVER STAINED. INSIDE V G. ABOUT BOOKS PRESERVED IN THE EGYPTIAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, IBRAHIM HIL...

From Archive

$500.00


SLIGHTLY FOXED - BUT STILL DESIRABLE. Ronald Searle's wicked world of book collecting by SEARLE. RONALD

Souvenir Press. London. 1989. SIGNED, LIMITED FIRST EDITION. 4to. (12.1 x 8.8 inches). One of only 150 copies, numbered and signed by Searle. Fully illustrated throughout with sixty full page colour plates by Searle, each with a humorous book related tit...

From Paul Foster Books

£600.00


Emma Watson: The Watsons Completed by Aiken, Joan

New York, NY, St. Martin's Press, 1996, hardcover, 221 pp, first U.S. edition stated, first printing by numberline, Signed by the author on the title page, Fine in Fine dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no wear or markings, Dustjacket uncli...

From West of Eden Books

$200.00


The Care of Books by Clark, John Willis

330 pages, 165 tissue-protected illustrations, coated paper. The covering of the spine is partially detached, and there is some rubbing and bumping. The binding is tight, and all pages are intact and clean. Bears the bookplate of Kenneth M. Setton of th...

From Setton Book Collection

$100.00


A List of Various Editions of the Bible, and Parts thereof, in English. From the Year 1526 to 1776. by [Ducarel, Andrew Coltee; Joseph Ames, et al]

London: No imprint, 1778.. Tall 8vo. [2] 73 pp. [1] pp. Printed rectos only. Original marbled wrappers. This is the second, greatly enlarged edition by Ducarel after the original 1777 list printed by William Bowyer and compiled by Joseph Ames. This book w...

From Thomas Dorn ABAA

$6,000.00


Chap-Books of the Eighteenth Century with Facsimiles, Notes, and Introduction by Ashton, John

London, Chatto & Windus, 1882. Hard Cover. xvi, 486, 32 pages, facsimile woodcuts throughout; 19.5 cm. "Although these Chap-books are very curious, and on many accounts interesting, no attempt has yet been made to place them before the public in a co...

From The Owl at the Bridge

$100.00


Printing of To-Day; An Illustrated Survey of Post-war Typography in Europe and the United States by Simon, Oliver; Rodenberg, Julius ; Introduction By Aldous Huxley

London and New York: Peter Davies Ltd./ Harper and Bros., 1928. n the original cream boards patterned in blue, cream cloth spine lettered in gilt with blue lines, tipped-in errata slip. Printed at the Curwen Press. Near Fine, no jacket, cloth rubbed at co...

From Dale Steffey Books

$100.00


An Introduction to the Knowledge of Rare and Valuable Editions of the Greek and Latin Classics; including the Scriptores de re Rustica, Greek Romances, and Lexicons and Grammars: to which is added a complete Index Analyticus:..... by Dibdin, Thomas Frognall

Holborn Hill, Oxford, and Cambridge : Printed for W, Dwyer, Hanwell and Parker, Cooke, Deighton, and Barrett, 1804. Second Edition, Enlarged and Corrected , 1804, bound in contemporary full vellum, red leather labels with gilt lettering and rules at spin...

From Dale Steffey Books

$1,000.00


The Modern Library Price Guide 1917-2000 by Henry Toledano

A Comprehensive and Refreshed Catalog for Collectors, Dealers and Scouts, near fine condition trade paperback 192 pages, illustrated. From a nonsmoking home....

From Rock River Books

$162.00


Of Books by Michel Eyquem de Montaigne by Montaigne, Michel de

Greenwich, Conn: Literary Collector Press, 1905. Hardcover. Good +. 49 p.; 15 cm. Grey paper over boards; paper labels printed in red and black on spine and front board. This is no. 62 of a limited edition of 275 copies printed on American handmade pa...

From Classic Books and Ephemera

$129.00


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