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1 (Allingham, Margery). Pike, B.A. CAMPION'S CAREER: A Study of the Novels of Margery Allingham
Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, (1987). 0879723807 / 9780879723804 First edition, first printing: Simultaneous trade paperback: Review copy, with publisher's review bookmark laid in. Trade Paperback. Fine, tight and clean in illustrated wraps. Octavo. 253 pages; bibliography and story checklist. 
A biography of Allingham's career and an analytical study of the mystery novels with commentary on plot and character details. Pike explains the author's influences, and how and why her characters continue to thrive from book to book. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 (Ball, Elisabeth). An exhibition described by Elizabeth L. Johnson FOR YOUR AMUSEMENT AND INSTRUCTION: The Elisabeth Ball Collection of Historical Children's Materials
Bloomington, Indiana: The Lilly Library, Indiana University, 1987. 1879598086 / 9781879598089 First edition, first printing. Tiny chip to lower fore-edge corner of rear cover, else fine, unread, in illustrated cardstock wraps. Short quarto. Preface by Edmund F. Ball. Essay by Elisabeth Ball. 
Exhibition catalogue of select items from the Ball collection of approximately 8,500 books and related juvenile materials such as hornbooks, games, paper dolls, and 1,223 manuscripts. Illustrated in black-and-white and color. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 (Beckett, Samuel). Catalogue by James Knowlson SAMUEL BECKETT: An Exhibition
(Kensington Church Walk): Turret Books, (1971). First trade edition, first printing: Hardcover issue. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Octavo. 123 pages; photographs and facsimiles. 
Catalog of an exhibition of Beckett's works held at Reading University Library. Foreword by A.J. Levanthal. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 (Books on Books). Hunter, Dard PAPERMAKING THROUGH EIGHTEEN CENTURIES
New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. High finish, rough-woven wheat-colored cloth with deep scarlet leather spine label edged and titled in gilt; top edge gilt, fore-edge and lower edge uncut. Fine in dust jacket with just a ghost of age-toning and some very light edge wear. 
Fresh, bright copy of this enduring classic of printing and papermaking; with over two hundred rare illustrations, including fold-out frontispiece and scores of photographic reproductions of early printed works, printing tools, watermarks, etc. Indexed. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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5 (Brooks, Edmund D.) Lucas, E.V. A GROUP OF LONDONERS
Minneapolis: Privately Printed for Edmund D.Brooks&His Friends, 1913. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine, uncut copy in pale grey boards backed with dark green cloth; leaves untrimmed. 
Glitteringly urbane essay about London collectors and dealers of books and pictures. From the private press of storied Minnesotan bookman Edmund D. Brooks. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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6 (Caxton, William). Painter, George D. WILLIAM CAXTON: A Biography
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1977). 0399118888 / 9780399118883 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in rich turquoise cloth stamped in caramel and gilt foil to spine with titles and ornamental rules; in price-clipped dust jacket. 
The life and work of England's first printer here examined comprehensively by a specialist in 15th Century printing. Every know Caxton document and edition is described and discussed. With 6 plates and 8 in-text illustrations. Bibliography, index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 (Coleridge, Samuel Taylor). Coffman, Ralph J. COLERIDGE'S LIBRARY: A Bibliography of Books Owned or Read by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Boston, Mass: G.K. Hall & Co., (1987). 0816181012 / 9780816181018 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in maroon cloth with spine titles gilt; without dust jacket, as issued. 
Quarto. 255 pages; addenda and index. Introduction and key to abbreviations. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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8 (Collins, Wilkie). Andrew, R.V. WILKIE COLLINS: A Critical Survey of His Prose Fiction With A Bibliography
New York & London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1979. 0824096673 / 9780824096670 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Lower corner of pages damp-stained leaving mild page-waves, lower corners of rear cover soil-stained, else good and tight in red linen with black titles and rules to the spine; no dust jacket. Quarto. 358 pages; detailed bibliography; references. 
One of 24 volumes in Garland's Fiction Of Popular Culture series selected by E.F. Bleiler. This fascimile of a quality thesis offers an well-researched, in-depth, analytical study of Collins prose writings and with influences (Dickens) and techniques. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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9 (Frost, Robert). Clymer, W.B. Shubrick and Green, Charles R. ROBERT FROST: A Bibliography
Amherst, Massachusetts: The Jones Library, Inc., 1937. First edition, limited issue: one of 150 numbered copies printed on hand-made paper, especially bound, and SIGNED by author Frost. This is no. 106. Hardcover. Fine: gilt-lettered maroon leather backstrip over brown linen covers, top edge trimmed, fore and lower edge untrimmed; housed in brown paper-over-boards slipcase with holograph "106" to upper spine. Illustrated. 158 pages, plus colophon. 
Though superceded by the 1974 Crane Descriptive Catalogue, this lovely volume is a model of grace and clarity, combining readable, well-designed typography with annotations notable not only for their usefulness but their understated elegance. A rarity. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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10 (Gardner, John). Howell, John M. JOHN GARDNER: A Bibliographical Profile
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, (1980). 0809309351 / 9780809309351 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author, John Howell, to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Mild indentation to the upper shelf edge, else near fine; in a near fine photo-pictorial dust jacket with a small spot of stain and age-toning to the spine. Octavo. 158 pages; indexed. 
This bibliography provides a collation of the first American edition of each work with facsimiles of its title and copyright pages; as well as facsimiles of typescript pages and photographs of dust jackets. Afterword by John Gardner. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 (Greene, Belle da Costa). Miner, Dorothy; editor STUDIES IN ART AND LITERATURE FOR BELLE DA COSTA GREENE
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1954. First edition. Thick quarto. 502 pages; indexed. Hardcover. Some light foxing to the endpapers and page fore-edges, but near fine in dark grey buckram with gilt spine titles, rules, and decoration; in a price-clipped and shelfworn dust jacket with some age-toning, nicks, edge tears and associated creases. 
Festschrift prepared for Belle Greene, the late Director of the Pierpont Morgan Library with contributions in their various fields of specialization by fifty-one distinguished American and European scholars; illustrated with 366 photographic examples. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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12 (Hammett, Dashiell). Mundell, E.H., compiled by A LIST OF THE ORIGINAL APPEARANCES OF DASHIELL HAMMETT'S MAGAZINE WORK
(Kent, Ohio): Kent State University Press, (1968). 0873380339 / 9780873380331 First edition, first printing. The Serif Series Bibliographies and Checklists, Number 13. Hardcover. A little less than near fine: mild fading to spine, faint spotting to front outer hinge; in celadon-green cloth with gilt spine titling; no dust jacket. Duodecimo. 
"The titles listed are the titles used in the original appearance. Second titles are also listed. To identify the story unequivocally, the first twenty-five or thirty words of the original have been shown."--from Mundell's preface. 52 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 (Hearst, William Randoph). Procter, Ben WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST: The Early Years 1863-1910
New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. 1195112776 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black linen over tweed boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 345 pages; 22 illustrations; annotation notes; and index. 
An authoritative account of Hearst's career in newspapers and politics, written with a broad narrative sweep and based on previously unpublished letters and manuscripts. Proctor shows that Hearst's papers were innovative and challenging. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 (Hertzog, Carl). Compiled by Al Lowman PRINTER AT THE PASS: The Work of Carl Hertzog
San Antonio, Texas: University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures, 1972. First edition, first printing. In gilt-lettered black cloth over terra-cotta boards; no dust jacket, as issued. With an essay by William R. Lowman. Hardcover. About near fine: a few tiny dots of ink to fore-edge, fading to spine cloth, mild splaying of boards, abrasion at lower corner tips; lacks the mylar jacket. 123 pages, including index. Illustrated with reproductions of Hertzog's work. 
Catalogue of the 1970-1971 exhibition of the work of the French-born, Texas-based typographer, book designer, and publisher. Hertzog's work has been lauded as a model of imagination, taste, subtlety and painstaking craft. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 (Hoover, Herbert). Tracey, Kathleen, compiler HERBERT HOOVER--A BIBLIOGRAPHY: His Writings and Addresses
Stanford, California: Stanford University/Hoover Institute Press, (1977). 0817925813 / 9780817925819 First edition. Hardcover. Light creases at the upper and lower spine ends, else near fine in blue cloth with titles in gilt; no dust jacket. 
202 pages including a chronology; a bibiliography of all publications; books, collections, contributions to books and periodicals, reports, testimonies, and addresses. Subject index, and an index to books and collections. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 (Joyce, James). Praeger, Richard Q. TRANSITION #2, SPRING 1981: BOOKS, PAMPHLETS AND BROADSIDES BY JAMES JOYCE
(San Francisco, California): (Transition Books), (1981). First edition: #62, one of 180 numbered, cloth-bound copies. Hardcover. Fine, in bright cyan cloth lettered in white; in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
522 item catalogue of Joyceana with parenthetical references to A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF JAMES JOYCE by John J. Slocum and Herbert Cahoon. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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17 (Osler, William). Schullian, Dorothy M., editor THE BAGLIVI CORRESPONDENCE FROM THE LIBRARY OF SIR WILLIAM OSLER
Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, (1974). 0801405041 / 9780801405044 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine with a faint sticker ghost to colored endpapers; bound in gilt-stamped blue cloth; no dust jacket. With extensive scholary apparatus: literature cited, index. Quarto. 
Collection of the 17th century physician's letters acquired in 1908 by Osler, a turn-of-the-century doctor who transformed the face of medical education in the English-speaking world. Offered in the original languages, with summaries in English, notes. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 (Pound, Ezra). Gallup, Donald EZRA POUND: A BIBLIOGRAPHY
Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia, (1983). 0813909767 / 9780813909769 First edition. Revision of A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF EZRA POUND, first issued in London in 1963. Hardcover. Fine in orange-red cloth stamped in gilt, in photo-pictorial dust jacket that is mildly age-toned and shows some minor rubbing. Published for the Bibliographical Society for the University of Virginia and St. Paul's Bibliographies. 
Describes in detail American, English and Italian first editions of 106 books by Pound; some 130 books edited or translated by him, over 2,000 contributions by him to periodicals; over 500 translations of his writings; and miscellanea. Indexed. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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19 (Rosenbach, A.S.W.) Wolf, Edwin 2nd with John F. Fleming ROSENBACH: A Biography
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, (1960). B0006DC2ZC First edition, first printing. Terra-cotta cloth with gilt lettering and rules against a black spine block; photo-pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated. Hardcover. Spots of dampstain to upper page edges, rubbing to spine, pages mildly age-toned, creases to a few pages, thus very good plus; fair jacket: vertical split to spine panel, substantial darkening, edgewear, chipping, edge tears, cello-tape reinforcement. 
Here, created by two of the men who worked with him and knew him best, is a portrait of the the "Napoleon of the auction room," the "apple-cheeked, fun-loving, scholarly, bawdy, tale-spinning, elephant-memoried supersalesman of great books." [619] pages. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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20 (Rothschild, Baron). Picot, Emile; compiler CATALOGUE DES LIVRES COMPOSANT LA BIBLIOTHEQUE DE FEU M. LE BARON JAMES DE ROTHSCHILD
New York: Burt Franklin, [1965]. Facisimile of the original Paris edition of 1884. In five volumes. Hardcover. A fine set bound in red cloth, gilt spine; without dust jackets, as issued. Indexed. 
Catalogue of the library of the Baron Rothschild, compiled and with biographical introduction by Emile Picot. Arranged by subject and generously illustrated with reproductions of woodcuts, ornaments, typography, and color photos of bindings. In French. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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