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JOURNAL OF THE EX-LIBRIS SOCIETY

Vol. 13, Pt. 1 (January, 1903) - Vol. 14, Pt. 5 (May, 1904), Vol. 14, Pt. 7 (July, 1904) - Vol. 18, Pt. 2 (February, 1908), Vol. 18, Pt. 5 (May, 1908) - Vol. 18, Pts. 11-12 (November-December, 1908) Some covers detached and/or with chipping at edges; else very good. [83297] (show more)

Price: $175.00

58 issues of this bookplate journal published in London by A. & C. Black. Extra shipping for this lot.

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Marbled Paper: Its History, Techniques, and Patterns
WOLFE, Richard J

With b/w & color illustrations. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, (1990). 4to. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. xvi, 245 p. Fine in fine d.w. [100079] (show more)

Price: $175.00

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XIMENES: RARE BOOKS

Nos. 1, 3-19, 21-27, 30-38, 41-49, 51-58, 60-63 & 65-68 Occasional pencil markings; generally very good to fine. [91157] (show more)

Price: $175.00

59 of the first 68 lists of this prominent New York rare book firm dating from the late 1950s or very early early 1960s (Nos 1-7 have no ZIP codes & Nos. 1-20 have no area codes) to March, 1984 (according to the pencilled note on the front cover of the last issue). Extra shipping for this lot.

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THE DOLPHIN: A PERIODICAL FOR ALL PEOPLE WHO FIND PLEASURE IN FINE BOOKS

Westport, Conn: Greenwood Reprint Corporation, (1971). Four vols. 4to. Red cloth, stamped in white. 358 + 329 + 506 + 297 p. [71071] (show more)

Price: $150.00

Reprint of the complete run (No. 1 thru No. 4, Part III) of this book collector's journal which was issued in New York from 1933 to 1941 by the Limited Editions Club. Extra shipping for this heavy set.

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Birds and Books: The Story of the Mathews Ornithological Library
MATHEWS, Gregory M

Edited by L. F. Fitzhardinge. Illustrated with b/w photos. Canberra: Verity Hewitt Bookshop, 1942. 8vo. Wraps. 69 p. 1st edition. No. 138 of 200 copies. SIGNED. Previous owner's name on first leaf, title & author hand printed on blank spine, minor wear; else very good. Scarce. [86211] (show more)

Price: $150.00

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JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF GRAPHIC ARTS

Nos. 1 (1965), 2 (1966), 3 (1966), 5 (1966), 8 (February, 1969), 9 (April, 1969), 11 (December, 1969), 12 (March, 1970), 13 (Spring, 1970) & 14 (Fall, 1970) [91894] (show more)

Price: $150.00

Broken run of 10 issues (of 14). Extra shipping for this run.

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Marbled Paper: Its History, Techniques, and Patterns
WOLFE, Richard J

With b/w & color illustrations. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, (1990). 4to. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. xvi, 245 p. Tiny snag on front cover; else fine in fine d.w. [100078] (show more)

Price: $125.00

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THE BOOK COLLECTOR'S PACKET

Nos. 1 (March, 1932), 3 (May, 1932), 4 (June, 1932), 6 (August, 1932), 7 (September, 1932), 8 (November, 1932), 10 (January, 1933), 11 (February, 1933), 13 (April, 1933), 14 (May, 1933), 15 (June-July, 1933), 16 (undated). Cover separating at spine on 1st issue, small stain at base of spine on No. 16; else all are in very good or better condition. [99172] (show more)

Price: $125.00

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Eden Philpotts: A Bibliography of First Editions
HINTON, Percival

Birmingham: Greville Worthington, 1931. Small 4to. Cloth-backed boards, stamped in gilt. xvi, 164 p. 1st edition. No. 265 of 350 copies SIGNED by Eden Philpotts. With two short TLs from Percival Hinton + other items laid in. Bookplate; else about fine in original plain paper dust wrapper (internally mended at spine). [86780] (show more)

Price: $100.00

Printed at St. Dominic's Press, Ditchling, Hassocks, Sussex. One of the letters contains interesting remarks about the compiling of this bibliography.

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THE NEW COLOPHON

Vol. I, Part One (January, 1948), Vol. I, Part Two (April, 1948), Vol. I, Part Three (July, 1948), Vol. I, Part Four (October, 1948), Vol. II, Part Five (January, 1949), Vol. II, Part Six (June, 1949), Vol. II, Part Seven (September, 1949), Vol. II, No. 8 (February, 1950) & Vol. III (1950) All in fine condition, five with original glassine wrappers (with varying degrees of wear). [91853] (show more)

Price: $100.00

Extra shipping for this complete run of nine consecutive issues.

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Bibliomania or Bound to Kill
ROSENBERG, Betty

Glendale, Calif.: Battledore Press, 1981. 8vo. Wraps. 18 p. 1st ed. One of 110 SIGNED copies. Fine. [100268] (show more)

Price: $100.00

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Eden Philpotts: A Bibliography of First Editions
HINTON, Percival

Birmingham: Greville Worthington, 1931. Small 4to. Cloth-backed boards, stamped in gilt. xvi, 164 p. 1st edition. No. 121 of 350 copies SIGNED by Eden Philpotts. William P. Wreden's copy, with his bookplate. Very good. [86779] (show more)

Price: $85.00

Printed at St. Dominic's Press, Ditchling, Hassocks, Sussex.

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The Old-Book Peddler and Other Tales for Bibliophiles
ZWEIG, Stefan

Translated by Theodore W. Koch. Evanston, Ill.: The Charles Deering Library, Northwestern University, (1937). 24mo. Decorative cloth, paper labels. vii, 107 p. 1st printing. Fine in glassine wrapper (worn & chipped). [99861] (show more)

Price: $75.00

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AMERICAN BOOK PRICES CURRENT INDEX 1987-1991

Washington, Conn.: Bancroft-Parkman, Inc., 1992. Two vols. 8vo. Red cloth, stamped in gilt. xii, 2320 p. Very good. [58335] (show more)

Price: $75.00

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The Detective Short Story: A Bibliography
QUEEN, Ellery

Boston: Little, Brown, 1942. 8vo. Red cloth, paper spine label. 146 p. 1st edition. One of 1060 copies. Bookplate; else about fine in lightly soiled & edgeworn d.w. with a small chip at top edge of rear panel. [99858] (show more)

Price: $75.00

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A Bibliography of the Writings of Bret Harte in the Magazines and Newspapers of California, 1857-1871
STEWART, George R., Jr

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1933. 8vo. Wraps. 52 p. 1st ed. One of 50 SIGNED copies for members of the Roxburghe Club of San Francisco. Fine. [60096] (show more)

Price: $75.00

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THE WARD RITCHIE PRESS AND ANDERSON, RITCHIE & SIMON

Preface by Ward Ritchie. Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. . [Los Angeles]: Anderson, Ritchie & Simon, 1961. 8vo. Black cloth, stamped in gilt, with red leather spine label. x, 156 p. 1st ed. No. 184 of 300 (0f 1300) copies SIGNED by Ward Ritchie. Fine in fine slip case. [70079] (show more)

Price: $75.00

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S-F Tosho Kaisetsu Somokuroku: 1946 - 70-nen
ISHIHARA, Fujio, comp

Kamakura: S-F Shiryo Kenkyukai, (1982). Small 4to. Wraps. 634 p. 1st ed. About fine. [78529] (show more)

Price: $75.00

Science fiction bibliography. Text in Japanese.

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Mr. Pirate: A Romance
SHIFFRIN, A. B

New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1937. 12mo. Blue cloth, stamped in white. 208 p. 1st edition. Upper corner of front cover a bit bumped; else fine in fine d.w. With a Mr. Pirate bookmark laid in. [100209] (show more)

Price: $75.00

Bookselling novel written by an old-time Fourth Avenue bookseller. The bookmark refers to "Mr. Pirate" as a "Book You Will Make Friends With" and quotes Sam Goldwyn to the effect that "people are reading it who never read it before".

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