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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


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

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


Red fabricoid; in dust jacket with small sticker blemish upper front leading corner; illustrated with examples thoughout. 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-)


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

A Primer of Book Collecting. Together with Collector's Choice.

By: Winterich, John T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Greenberg, 1927, 1928

Edition: 1st Editions


Two separate volumes. 8vo; cloth in dust jackets with chips and wear at corners, tape to spine ends and 2" x 1" loss at spine of Collector's Choice. Bookplate of Nella Wilde Mead front pastedown of Primer. 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


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

Antique Medical Instruments.

By: Bennion, Elisabeth.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sotheby Parke Bernet, University of California Press, 1979

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition


355 pp.; 4to; green cloth, spine lettered in gilt. In pictorial green jacket. Illustrated with 380 photographs including 16 color plates. Includes index, glossary, and a chronological chart showing internationally, the comparative dates of doctors and surgeons. Hint of fading to jacket spine. Front endpaper with very small ownership stamp of Lars M. Vistnes, M. D., with his circular blindstamp lower leading corner. 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


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

Image for Blue and Gold, Volume 63 - 1936.

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]


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

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-)


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

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


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

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


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

Magnificent Jewels including jewels from the collection of Maria Callas.

By: (Auction Catalog).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sotheby's, 2004


Red wrappers; color photographs throughout. Without prices realized. View more info

Modern Book Collecting for the Imepecunious Amateur.

By: West, Herbert Faulkner.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, 1936

Edition: 1st Edition


Inscribed by the author. 8vo; gilt stamped black cloth-back over puple paper & boards, in printed paper jacket with darkened tape repair at corners, light soil. View more info