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Image for Fine Maps & Views from the Collection of John W. Reps.  (With prices realized laid in)

Fine Maps & Views from the Collection of John W. Reps. (With prices realized laid in)

By: (AUCTION CATALOG).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Swann Galleries: 1999

Seller ID: 8451

Condition: Fine condition


Illustrated white wrappers; 363 items offered; b&w and color reproductions throughout. View more info

Works of Art from the Wernher Collection (2 volumes).

By: (AUCTION CATALOGUES).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Christie's: 2000

Seller ID: 8255

Condition: Fine condition in fine slipcase


4to; 2 vols. in slipcase; illustrations, chiefly full page in color, throughout. Auctions in London & South Kensington July 5th & 7th, 2000. Prices realized for both auctions laid in. View more info

A Book Catalogue. Good Material for the Book-Collecting Game. (cover title).

By: (Trade Catalogue, John Howell).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, John Howell Books: (c. 1941-)

Seller ID: 7455

Condition: Very Good condition


44 pp.; 8vo; stapled, yellow wrappers. Printed at Howell-North Press. Age toning, soil to extremities. View more info

Catalogues 80, 81, 82, 83, Al Rodway Collection. (4 volumes).

By: (Trade Catalogue, Oak Knoll Books).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Castle, DE, Oak Knoll Books: (1985-)

Seller ID: 7457

Condition: Near Fine condition


8vo; stapled wrappers in various colors. From the Tables of Contents: Bookselling, Publishing, Libraries; Bibliography; General Books on Books; Detective Fiction; Biblio Novels. Light rubbing to covers. View more info

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The First Half Century. The Sacramento Book Collectors Club 1939-1989, Dedicated to the Printed Word. With a bibliography of the club's publications compiled by Vincent J. Lozito.

By: ALLAN R. OTTLEY; ROBERT YOUNG, JR., FREDERIC R. GUNSKY AND MARTIN HUFF; MICHAEL HARRISON.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sacramento, The Sacramento Book Collectors Club: 1989

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8490

Condition: Fine condition


"In addition of about 250 copies" ; 68 pp.; printed yellow wrappers; photograph; reproductions of title pages. Designed by Susan Acker, typset by Karen Teague and Debra Turner; binding by John Lathourakis. Forward by Gary Kurutz. View more info

4 Titles: A Gentle Madness; Among the Gently Mad; Patience & Fortitude; A Splendor of Letters.

By: Basbanes, Nicholas A.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: N.Y., Harper Collins, Henry Holt: 1995-2003

Edition: 1st Editions

Seller ID: 6089

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jackets, with protective mylar wrap


A Gentle Madness is inscribed to Earl [Emelson] publisher of Heron House, member of the Roxburghe Club, on the occasion of a meeting of the club; this a 2nd Printing, with 2 pages typed, of issue points between 1st and 4th printings laid in; others all first printings. View more info

The Book Collector's Ephemeron (14 issues, Volume I. No. 1 to Volume 3, No. 1).

By: Book Collectors Club of Los Angeles .

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Marino, CA, Peacock Press: 1983-1985

Seller ID: 7398

Condition: Fine condition


8vo; printed wrappers of various colors including Vol. 1 Numbers 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8; Vol. 2, Numbers 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8; Vol. 3, Number 1. View more info

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Blue and Gold, Volume 63 - 1936.

By: Dimmler, George F., ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berkeley, The Associated Students of the University of California: [1936]

Seller ID: 2300

Condition: Near Fine condition


479 pps.; 4to; beige buckram stamped in blue & gold; gravure photographs, black & white photos; decorative color printed graphics throughout. Ownership signature on front pastedown; light fading to blue endpapers at extremities. A crisp copy. View more info

The Penguin Dictionary of Decorative Arts.

By: Fleming, John and Hugh Honour.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 1989

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 3902

ISBN: 0670820474

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap


935 pp.; thick 8vo; paper over boards, in dust jacket; black & white photo-illustrations and other reproductions throughout; 67 color plates.A-Z illustrated dictionary plus sections on: Bibliographical Abbreviations; Ceramic Marks; Hall-marks on silver; Makers' Marks on Silver and Pewter. View more info

Horace Walpole and the Strawberry Hill Press, 1757-1789.

By: Havens, Munson Aldrich.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Canton, PA, The Kirgate Press: 1901

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 5860

Condition: Very Good condition


One of 300 copies on hand made paper. 86 pp.; 8vo; cloth-backed boards, paper spine label; marbled endpapers; illustrations, reproductions, facsimiles; bookplate of Charles Walker Andrews front pastedown. Spine moderately soiled; paper label darkened and chipped, but extra label tipped-in bottom edge rear endpaper. View more info

100 Rare Books: Autograph Letters, Manuscripts, Maps and the Herberts M. Evans Collection of Medical and Scientific Classics, Catalogue 40.

By: Horowitz, Michael, compiler.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, John Howell Books: 1970

Seller ID: 2299

Condition: Fine condition


Printed wrappers. View more info

For the Love of Books. The Adventures of an Impecunious Collector.

By: Jordan-Smith, Paul.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Oxford University Press: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5132

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap


Inscribed by the author, " For Glenn Schaeffer, Esq. . . 1934." Half-cloth over boards, in tan & red dust jacket; printed publication announcement from Jake Zeitlin: Books, laid in. View more info

The Company We Kept.

By: Kaye, Barbara ( Mrs. Percy Muir).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Norfolk, Werner Shaw Ltd., Elkin Mathews: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5289

Condition: Near Fine condition in Near Fine jacket, in Mylar Wrap


Inscribed by the author to Charles Ozorio, a peripatetic San Francisco book collector; with typed letter, signed Barbara Muir, on Elkin Mathews letterhead, acknowledging receipt of payment from Mrs. D. Roffey, (Ozario's sister): " I am posting the book straight away . . . I have inscribed it to your brother, as he has requested. My husband died nine years ago. I hope he acknowledged receiving David McGee's book, Infinite Riches, sent by your brother. If not may I, ve... View more info

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Honore Lannuier, Cabinetmaker from Paris : the life and work of a French Ebeniste in Federal New York.

By: KENNY, PETER M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1998

Seller ID: 8226

ISBN: 0810965178

Condition: As New


272 pp; 4to; cloth, dust jacket; still in original publisher's shrinkwrap. With 238 illustrations, including 101 in color. View more info

Pearls: A Natural History.

By: Landman, Neil H., Paula M. Mikkelsen, et al.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Abrams, Inc.: 2001

Seller ID: 5713

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


Blue cloth stamped in silver in color illustrated gray jacket; color photographs and other color reproductions throughout; includes notes, bibliography, and index. View more info

Image for SCRIPTORIUM. International Review of Manuscript Studies - Revue Internationale des Études Relatives aux Manuscrits.

SCRIPTORIUM. International Review of Manuscript Studies - Revue Internationale des Études Relatives aux Manuscrits.

By: MASAI, F., EDITOR.

Price: $3,400.00

Publisher: Bruxelles, Centre d'études des Manuscrits (imprint varies): 1946-2005

Seller ID: 8440


Long run of this continuing journal, published twice annually under the direction of the Bibliothèque Royale du Belgique, 50 volumes in 118 parts, lacking 21.2, 38.1, and 44.2, all but one are original copies, small quarto, publisher's white wraps printed in red, sewn bindings, hundreds of plates in B & W on glossy paper, each volume indexed, with three separate additional indexes. One wrapper frayed, two wraps partly detached, first 10 parts dust-darkened, volume 13 is... View more info

A Bicentennial Edition of, The Early Paper Money of America: An illustrated, historical, and descriptive compilation of data relating to American paper currency from its inception in 1686 to the year 1800.

By: Newman, Eric P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Western Pub. Co.: 1976

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 7448

Condition: Fine condition in Near Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap


Red fabricoid; in dust jacket with small sticker blemish upper front leading corner; illustrated with examples thoughout. View more info

American Furniture in the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

By: Randall, Richard H., Jr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Museum of Fine Arts: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8017

Condition: Fine condition, fine slipcase


276 pp., color frontis; 4to; brown cloth spine and brown paper over boards, lettered & decorated in gilt; 218 pieces pictured with half-tones; explanatory text. Book still in glassine wrapper, with slipcase. View more info

Auction Dinner for the War Relief Fund of the American Red Cross for Aid to Great Britain. The Gand Ball Room of the Hotel Plaza, New York, Evenings of December 9 and 10, 1940.

By: Rosenbach, A. S. W., chairman.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., The George Banta Publishing Co.: 1940

Seller ID: 5159

Condition: Very Good condition


Auction catalog; 63 pp.; 8vo; printed white wrappers; 194 choice items offered for auction. Light tanning & minor to covers including light foxing to back cover; two small light spots of foxing inside front cover, offset to title page. View more info