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Elmer Adler in the World of Books; Reminiscences of Frederick B. Adams, Jr., John T. Winterich, Lawrance Thompson, Kneeland McNulty, Al Hine, David Jackson McWilliams, Edward Naumburg, Jr., Philip C. Duschnes, Elmer Adler.

by Bennett, Paul A. (Edited by), and Typophiles (New York, N.Y. )

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Interior fine. Light surface blemishing, front lower cover. Minor top page block soiling.
Edition
One of 2100 copies, 750of which were for this publisher.
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$22.00

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New York.: The Typophiles / The Princeton University Library., 1964. One of 2100 copies, 750of which were for this publisher.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Interior fine. Light surface blemishing, front lower cover. Minor top page block soiling.. 1 First edition. Bound in black cloth; stamped in gold; brown cloth shelfback, stamped in gold. Sepia photos… Read more
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Rediscovering Rockwell Kent: Books, Graphics, and Decorative Arts; Selections from the Collection of Eliot H Stanley

by Stanley, Eliot H (Introduction by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1997
Condition
Very good. Near fine; Back cover light random soil spotting.
Edition
1200 copies, 26 others specially bound.
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$18.00

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New York / Portland ME.: The Grolier Club / Ascensius Press., 1997. 1200 copies, 26 others specially bound.. Trade paperback. Very good. Near fine; Back cover light random soil spotting.. 1 39 p. Textured paper w/ thin red cover borders; black titles, Grolier crest. Glossy text paper. Glued binding. Private Exhibition at the Grolier Club, September 10 through… Read more
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I Have a Book

by Stewart, George Woodbridge, and Stewart, Eleanor Warren

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1940
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Bookplate: Presented to the Free Public Library, Watertown, by the Personal Book Shop, April 1
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st.
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$6.00

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New York.: George W. Stewart., 1940. First edition. Stated 1st.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Bookplate: Presented to the Free Public Library, Watertown, by the Personal Book Shop, April 1940.. 1 Blue cloth over boards. Black spine titles. 64 p. 20 cm. Pen&Ink artwork. Stitched binding. A short, compact book about books. Dedication: "To those who… Read more
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The Literary Guillotine

by Whitelock, William Wallace, and Henry James Collection (Library of Congress), and Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection...

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Published
1903
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Tear and scuffing to paste-on spine title box. Edge wear.
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$42.00

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New York: London.: John Lane, the Bodley Head., 1903. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Tear and scuffing to paste-on spine title box. Edge wear.. 1 Black cloth over spine; dark gray illustrated paper over boards. x, [2], 262, [3] p. 19 cm. Dark red top page block; deckled outside and lower blocks. Red spot color, near front,… Read more
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Pictures and Stories from Forgotten Children's Books (Dover Pictorial Archive Series)

by Arnold, Arnold

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1969
Condition
Very good. Light foxing to side and lower blocks, and inside covers. Clean text pages and covers.
ISBN
9780486220413
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$6.50

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New York.: Dover Publications., 1969. Trade paperback. Very good. Light foxing to side and lower blocks, and inside covers. Clean text pages and covers.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. Horizontal format: 9x8 in. Archival color art, front. 170 p. 485 B&W Illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile. Selections dating from the first century of children's books, 1750-1850, reproduced as originally published… Read more
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Children's Catalog, Seventeenth Edition

by Price, Anne (Edited by), and Yaakov, Juliette (Series editing by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1996
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Near very good. No dust jacket as issued. Library markings, lower spine, and 1st free end pape
Edition
17th edition.
ISBN
9780824208936
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$9.00

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New York / Dublin.: H. W. Wilson Company., 1996. 17th edition.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Near very good. No dust jacket as issued. Library markings, lower spine, and 1st free end paper, from which top right 2x4-in section cut away; Library ink stamps remain.. 1 Red cloth over boards. Silver titles, spine & front. 1373… Read more
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Books: A Book to Begin On

by Bartlett, Susan

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1968
Condition
Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. Clean pages. Library markings.
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$8.00

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New York / Chicago / San Francisco.: Holt, Rinehart and Winston., 1968. Hard cover. Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. Clean pages. Library markings.. Raskin, Ellen (Illustrated by).. 1 44 p. Copper cloth over boards, decorated w/ alphabet blocks, black. White title box. Jacket, same design. 7.5x8.5 in. Audience: General/trade. Written for children. The story of books,… Read more
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Through the Magic Door

by Doyle, Arthur Conan

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1909
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Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Minor edge wear. Front board separated to gauze, holding well.
Edition
1908 McClure Co. copyright.
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$28.00

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New York.: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1909. 1908 McClure Co. copyright.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Minor edge wear. Front board separated to gauze, holding well.. 1 Navy blue cloth over boards. Gold stamped titles, spine and front, plus small circular portal. 276 p. 20 cm. A book about books and their writing and their appreciation.… Read more
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What I Know about Books and How to Use Them

by Lorimer, George Claude, and Lawrence, William M. (with an Introduction by).

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1892
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Near fine. Slight spine darkening. Well-bound. Clean.
Edition
First edition. No other printings noted.
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$24.00

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Boston.: James H. Earle, Publisher., 1892. First edition. No other printings noted.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Near fine. Slight spine darkening. Well-bound. Clean.. 1 Lime green cloth over boards. Gilt art man's profile portrait, front, w/ stylized titles, brown. Spine gilt titles. End papers: green small print leaf patterns. 110 p. 18 cm. Original edition.… Read more
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The Power of Blackness: Hawthorne, Poe, Melville.

by Levin, Harry

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Published
1958
Condition
Good. Signed by previous owner. Wear, scuffing to covers. Interior clean.
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$4.50

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New York.: A Vintage Book / Knopf / Random., 1958. Mass-market paperback. Good. Signed by previous owner. Wear, scuffing to covers. Interior clean.. Lieblein, Muni (Cover design by).. 1 Mass-market paperback, slightly taller. 274 p. Bibliography. Index. Literary criticism / review: Author Harry Levin maintains that the described mode of American writing is not the realistic novel but… Read more
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Biographia Literaria (Everyman's Library No. 11)

by Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, and Symons, Arthur (Introduction by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1930
Condition
Fine in very good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Amazing, rare condition! Blue DJ: minor spine sun-fade to jacket; short
ISBN
9780460000116
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$55.00

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Toronto / London / New York: J M Dent / E P Dutton, 1930. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Amazing, rare condition! Blue DJ: minor spine sun-fade to jacket; short lower spine tear to DJ. Volume clean, save for prior owner inked signature: "A.W. Townsend, 1933".. 1 334p. 4.25x7in. Salmon Cloth… Read more
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Publishers on Publishing

by Gross, Gerald (Selected, Edited, with Commentary and Introduction by), and Melcher, Frederic G (Prefatory Note by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1961
Condition
Very good. Light front cover edge wear. Vertical back cover crease. Clean interior.
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st. "A Universal Library Original&qu
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$7.00

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New York.: Grosset's Universal Library / Grosset & Dunlap., 1961. First edition. Stated 1st. "A Universal Library Original".. Trade paperback. Very good. Light front cover edge wear. Vertical back cover crease. Clean interior.. 1 491 p. Includes: index, bibliography. Trade paperback. 20 cm. The first anthology or compendium of writings by 30 publishers on their profession. Editor Gerald… Read more
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Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries: Four Volumes in Two

by Hallam, Henry

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1891
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. On 1st free end paper: "Ellen P. Jones, Smith College, Oct. 3, 1890&qu
Edition
4th edition.
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$32.00

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New York.: A.C. Armstrong and Son., 1891. 4th edition.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. On 1st free end paper: "Ellen P. Jones, Smith College, Oct. 3, 1890". Page borders damp stain to Vol. II. Sturdy. Tight.. 2 2 volume set. 445 and 446 p. Brown pebbled cloth over boards. Darker brown sealed… Read more
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75 Years of Children's Book Week Posters: Celebrating Great Illustrators of American Children's Books

by Children's Book Council, and Marcus, Leonard S (Introduction by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1994
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780679851066
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$22.00

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Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 1994. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket.. Varied Illustrators.. 1 Cloth over boards. Gold Spine titles. 74 p. Audience: Children/juvenile. Annually for Children's Book Week, the story of children's books in America is retold in a recognition poster, and each year the poster is designed by… Read more
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The Nobel Prize

by Wilhelm, Peter

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1983
Condition
Fine in very good dust jacket. DJ has minor blemishes.
Edition
First edition.
ISBN
9789197052504
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$7.00

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Stockholm / London.: Teknowledge London Ltd., 1983. First edition.. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. DJ has minor blemishes.. 1 111 p. : 26 cm. Color and B&W Photos. A letter inside introduces this book honoring the 150th anniversary of Alfred Nobel's birthday, for whom the Nobel Prize is named. Contents include extensive biographical notes about… Read more
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On the Choice of Books, with a new life of the author

by Carlyle, Thomas

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1881
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Foxing to outside pages. Front board: paper cracked to gauze.
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$25.00

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Piccadilly.: Chatto and Windus., 1881. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Foxing to outside pages. Front board: paper cracked to gauze.. 1 206 p. Brown cloth over boards w/ black stamped designs and titles. Gold spine titles. 5x7in. Index. 32 additional pages: Publisher 1883 List of Books. RARE in early original hardcover. Anthology of essays by 19th… Read more
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Black American Literature: Essays, Poetry, Fiction, Drama,

by Turner, Darwin T, Prof. (Edited by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1970
Condition
Very good. Vertical front cover creasing. Minor cover and page block soiling. Half-inch closed tear, top spine.
Edition
3rd printing.
ISBN
9780675092784
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$9.00

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Columbus OH.: Charles E Merrill Literary Texts / Bell & Howell., 1970. 3rd printing.. Trade paperback. Very good. Vertical front cover creasing. Minor cover and page block soiling. Half-inch closed tear, top spine.. 1 Trade paperback. 610 p. Audience: General/trade. African American Studies / American Studies / Anthology. Contents by category of writing and by author within style… Read more
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Storytelling

by Tooze, Ruth

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1960
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Moderate soiling to top page edges. Clean interior.
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2nd printing.
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$6.00

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Englewood Cliffs, N. J: Prentice-Hall, 1960. 2nd printing.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Moderate soiling to top page edges. Clean interior.. 0 268 p. 22 cm. Light green cloth covered boards. White title. Includes extensive bibliography by story type and recommended audience / age group, as well as instruction in developing skills.
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Storyteller

by Ross, Ramon Royal

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1972
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Page edge creasing, pgs. 99-104.
Edition
1st printing.
ISBN
9780675091152
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$6.00

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Columbus, Ohio: C.E. Merrill Publishing Co. / A Bell & Howell Company, 1972. 1st printing.. Trade paperback. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Page edge creasing, pgs. 99-104.. 0 255 p. Suggested activities. Book list. Index. Line art illustrations (felt board chapter). Format allows for sidebar comments, suggestions. People to People; Telling the… Read more
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Classics: a Very Short Introduction

by Henderson, John, M. S, And Beard, Mary

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Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Ex-library. nice neat copy
Edition
Illustrated.
ISBN
9780192853134
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$4.95

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Oxford University Press. Illustrated.. Trade paperback. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Ex-library. nice neat copy. 0 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 136 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade.
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