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Wendell Minor by Minor, Wendell

"Wendell Minor: Art for the Written Word", with an introduction by David McCullough. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1995]. pp. 154. many colour illus. Hardcover, gray boards with quarter bound beige linen cloth (Corners square, book solid, some w...

From Bazaar of Books

CA$175.00


The Literary Year-Book 1897 by Aflalo, F. G

The Literary Year-Book (British) 1897 Edited by F. G. Aflalo. 300 pages including Alphabetical Index. Table of Contents Photographed Above.Some Titles from the Table of Contents:A Literary Causerie; Law and University Terms; Great Public Libraries; Th...

From SRG Antiquarian Books

$109.00


The World of C. P. Snow by Greacen, Robert ( SIGNED )

Lowestoft: Scorpion Press, 1962. Fine but for slightly shelf rubbed bottom edge, in a fine jacket. Number 37of only 50 numbered and signed copies. The first published study of C. P. Snow. Includes a bibliography by Bernard Stone.. Signed by Author. First...

From Renaissance Books

CA$150.00


The Colophon; A Book Collectors' Quarterly Part Five, 1931 by Elmer Adler, Burton Emmett, and John T. Winterich, Editors: David B. Milne

New York: The Colophon , 1931. Near Fine, a bit of toning to boards, spine evenly browned, lacking the dust jacket, with a Fine SIGNED BY ARTIST David B. Milne print titled "Hilltop: A Drypoint in Two Colors", printed by the artist at Palgrave,...

From Dale Steffey Books

$950.00


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


BIBLIOTHECA AMERICANA DICTIONARY OF BOOKS RELATING TO AMERICA FROM ITS DISCOVERY TO THE PRESENT TIME (VOLUME 1 - 7) by Sabin, Joseph

New York: Joseph Sabin. Very Good. 1868. First Edition. Hardcover. Limited edition of 525 copies. These handsomely bound volumes are one of 110 copies specially printed on large paper. Red leather, uniformly darkened spines. Covers have double & tri...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$400.00


The bibliographer's manual of English literature : containing an account of rare, curious, and useful books, published in or relating to Great Britain and Ireland, from the invention of printing ; with bibliographical and critical notices, collations of the rarer articles, and the prices at which they have been sold in the present century by LOWNDES, William Thomas

1834 1ed Lowndes Bibliographer's Manual English Literature FAMOUS Bibliography William Lowndes, a 19th-century English bibliographer, wrote what is considered one of the most important and best systematic bibliographies ever published. 'The Bibliographer...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$750.00


The Amenities of Book-Collecting and Kindred Affections by Newton, A. Edward

Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1918. 355 pp. with no index, illustrated, top edge gilt, same dates 1918 at TP and CP. SCARCE in dust jacket, and possibly a Review Copy, with 8 pp. pamphlet laid in titled "Christopher Morley on The Amenities of Book...

From Dale Steffey Books

$300.00


Cavalier and Puritan; Ballads and Broadsides Illustrating the Period of the Great Rebellion 1640-1660 by Rollins, Hyder E

New York: New York Univ Press, 1923. Uncommon in such lovely condition, most pages still uncut, Near Fine, a few small rubs to cloth at spine. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ...

From Dale Steffey Books

$100.00


The Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac by Field, Eugene

The Writings in Prose and Verse of Eugene Field. First edition. xiii+253 pp.+2 pl. h.t. 19,5x13,5 cm. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1896. --- Cloth-bound (publishers cloth), with gilt lettering and decoration. Some wear to extremities. Top edges gil...

From Pelargos Bookstore, MBS

€120.00


English Books 1475-1900: A Signpost for Collectors (2 Volume Set) by Sawyer, Charles J. and F.J. Harvey Darton

Westminster and NY: Charles J. Sawyer Ltd. and E.P. Dutton, Westminster and New York, 1927. 2 volume set. First edition, limited to 2000 sets. Hard covers in original cloth and dust jackets. Published Charles J. Sawyer Ltd. and E.P. Dutton, Westminster an...

From The Wild Muse

$195.00


ROGER PAYNE ENGLISH BOOKBINDER OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY by Davenport, Cyril

Chicago: Caxton Club. Very Good. 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Limited edition of 250 (1st. Ed). (xx) + 81pp. Illustrated with small margin drawings, and 30 pages of color & b/w plates plus 3 pages of Payne's Handwriting. Printed for Caxton Cl...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$600.00


Bibliomania (Miniature) by Flaubert, Gustave

[A tale] Illustrated by Dugald Stermer. 69 pp. 6,9x4,7 cm. The Somesuch Press, Dallas, Texas, 1984. No. 212 of 325 numbered copies, printed from Trinité type by Joh. Enschedé en Zonen, Haarlem Holland and bound by Reliure d'Art du Centre S.A., Limoges, ...

From Pelargos Bookstore, MBS

€125.00


Literary Life - A Second Memoir by McMurtry, Larry

Fine minus, unread book with very slight crimping to spine ends; in a Fine dust jacket. McMurty discusses the more academic and literary aspects of his life – from graduate school to writing reviews and scripts, as well as his many novels. He was a Wall...

From Squid Ink Books

$200.00


My Lost Mexico - The Making of a Novel by Michener, James A

Fine, unread book in a Fine minus jacket with slight touch of rubbing to back panel dust jacket. This copy has been signed by Michener on the half-title page. Michener began his novel Mexico in the late 1950’s; however, the partial manuscript was lost. ...

From Squid Ink Books

$150.00


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