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The Red Little Golden Book of Fairy Tales

The Red Little Golden Book of Fairy Tales

by Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Anderson

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1958. Book. Illus. by Duggan, William J.. G/VG. Pictorial Cover. First Edition. PON to inside front cover, otherwise a G/VG copy. Little Golden Book 306 with a .25 cover price. First printing with "A" present on last page..
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$8.98
The Revival of Caslon Types

The Revival of Caslon Types

by Justin Howes

The Revival of Caslon Types. Three Essays from Matrix. The Review for Printers & Bibliophiles
The abnormal longevity of Matrix has allowed in the mournful distinction of pinpointing both the beginning and the end of Justin Howes' unique contribution to typographic scholarship. In Matrix 3 we printed his first published work, ' Noel Rooke, the Early Years' and in Matrix 24 we published his last, "Caslon's Patagonian'.
Justin's interest in Caslon was sparked off originally by seeing our broadside of Caslon... Read more
Item Price
€199.00
Wiltshire Fines from 1 Edward III to Richard III. ( Landsdown MSS. 306.)

Wiltshire Fines from 1 Edward III to Richard III. ( Landsdown MSS. 306.)

[ Middle Hill ]: [ Middle Hill Press ], 1835 Book. Very Good. Disbound. 27, [1] pages. Final page blank. Light browning to page edges. Some pages browned. Pencil note probably by Sir Thomas "Compl" to the first page to indicate that this copy is complete. Paper watermarked 1833 and 1834. Holzenberg 280. Also issued as part of the Wiltshire Miscellanea. Pages vary slightly in height, first page measures approximately 33.5 x 21cm. Rust marks from old paperclip to the first and final pages..
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£80.00
In Memoriam en el Centenario de Chavela Vargas

In Memoriam en el Centenario de Chavela Vargas

by (Pascoe, Juan, printer); Guillermo Velázquez, Gilberto Gutiérrez, Caterina Camastra and Raúl Eduardo González

Michoacán: Taller Martín Pescador, 2019. Limited edition. Broadside. Fine. Illustrated by Artemio Rodriguez.. Broadside. (12 by 18 inches), finely printed letterpress by Juan Pascoe on heavy stock. This superb example of fine printing features a linocut by Artemio Rodriguez showing the famed Mexican singer Isabel Vargas Lizano (known as Chavela), wearing her trademark jorongo. Issued in commemoration of the centenary of her birth. Four decimas by renowned poets in her honor have been finely... Read more
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$150.00
The First Flowering: Bruce Rogers at the Riverside Press 1896-1912

The First Flowering: Bruce Rogers at the Riverside Press 1896-1912

by Kelly, Jerry

New Hampshire: David R. Godine, 2009. Hardback. 54pp + [36] pages of illustrations. 1st edition 2009. An excellent copy. (al10). 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.
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£13.00
Yo Semite. 1878. Adventures Of N & C. Journal And Drawings By Carrie E.  LeConte.

Yo Semite. 1878. Adventures Of N & C. Journal And Drawings By Carrie E. LeConte.

by Leconte, Carrie E

San Francisco: The Book Club of California. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1964. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Decorated paper boards with cloth spine. Printed paper title pasted on spine. One of 450 copies designed and printed by Mallette Dean. Illustrated. Full page lithographs by Herdell & Beard. Eight of the drawings (numbering over sixty) are reproduced by photoengravings and colored with blocks cut by the printer. Bound by Cardoza Bookbinding Company. Housed in original dust jacket. The dust... Read more
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$100.00
Hand Over Hand

Hand Over Hand

by Plimpton, Sarah

[New York, 2006. One of 15 copies, all on Arches and Hosokawa Ohban papers, each hand numbered and signed by the author / artist / printer, Sarah Plimpton, in pencil on colophon page. Page size: 7 inches x 10 inches; 30pp. Bound by Claudia Cohen: wrappers of gray handmade paper, sewing exposed on spine of red linen thread, also visible in the gutters of text pages, label printed on red Japanese paper with author's name and title, fine. Containing 8 original woodcuts, 7 of which are in black; the 8th is... Read more
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$950.00
OUR TOWN, THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH - THORNTON WILDER - THE FRANKLIN LIBRARY 1983

OUR TOWN, THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH - THORNTON WILDER - THE FRANKLIN LIBRARY 1983

by Thornton Wilder

US: Franklin Library, 1983. Leather Bound. Near Fine/No DJ. Beautiful leatherbound Franklin Library Edition. Text tight and clean; no markings from previous owners; full leather over moire silk endpapers. Raised bands on the spine, with gold decorations and titles on spine and cover. All edges gilt. Silk bookmarker. PICTURES PROVIDED UPON REQUEST.
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$45.00
The Guild Collection

The Guild Collection

Needham, Massachusetts: St Bartholomew Parish, 1983. 8vo size spiral bound softcover; 196 pages plus Recipe Index and some publisher provided contents. Recipes are signed with the name of contributor, but there is no index of contributors. There is no Table of Contents but recipes are grouped into sections including: Hors d'oeuvres, Party, T.V. Snacks, & Beverages Soups & Sandwiches Sauces, Salads, & Dressings Vegetables Casseroles & Crockpot Cookery Meats & Poultry... Read more
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$21.00
God's Final Envoy: Early Christology and Jesus' Own View of His Mission

God's Final Envoy: Early Christology and Jesus' Own View of His Mission

by De Jonge, Marinus

Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1998. Book. Very Good. paperback. 1st Edition. paperback, pictorial gloss card covers, a very good tightly bound copy with a clean and unmarked text, x + 166pp.
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£8.85
Utopia

Utopia

by Thomas More

Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. Full Leather. As New. 26 x 17 cm. Bound in full green leather with gilt design, lettering, and foredges. 5 raised bands to spine. Still in original shrinkwrap.
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$100.00
Saving Graces

Saving Graces

by GORDON, Ron, printer - Paul EHRMANN

New York: The Oliphant Press, 1969. A fine, fresh copy. 12mo. [21] pages. Illustrated by Phyllis Goodwin, several illustrations hand-colored by the artist. Original parchment-backed blue boards, gilt-lettered on spine. One of only 75 copies, designed and printed by Ronald Gordon at The Oliphant Press. This copy unnumbered, out-of-series, and from the printer's personal collection.
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$250.00
Cave Kids

Cave Kids

by Carrick, Bruce R

New York: Golden Press, 1963. Book. Illus. by Crawford, Mel. Very Good. Pictorial Cover. First Edition. A VG copy. Little Golden Book #539 with a .29 cover price. First printing with the "A" present on last page..
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$14.98
A NEARLY COMPLETE COLLECTION OF ESSEX HOUSE PRESS PUBLICATIONS AND EPHEMERA, WITH OTHER WORKS BY C. R. ASHBEE, AND RELATED ITEMS

A NEARLY COMPLETE COLLECTION OF ESSEX HOUSE PRESS PUBLICATIONS AND EPHEMERA, WITH OTHER WORKS BY C. R. ASHBEE, AND RELATED ITEMS

by (ESSEX HOUSE PRESS)

[Mostly London or Chipping Campden], 1890-1930. Including 21 VOLUMES PRINTED ON VELLUM. With 206 items in total (see below).. Most in publisher's bindings, a few nicely bound in morocco, and NINE VOLUMES IN SPECIAL BINDINGS, including one by Douglas Cockerell, one by Gwladys Edwards, and six bound by the Guild of Handicraft under the direction of Annie Power, plus one with her own personal stamp. Some of the supporting material with condition issues, some bindings with light wear, occasional mostly... Read more
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$156,000.00
THE POETICAL WORKS OF PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY

THE POETICAL WORKS OF PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY

by (KELMSCOTT PRESS). (BINDINGS - KNICKERBOCKER PRESS BINDERY). SHELLEY, PERCY BYSSHE

Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894-95. ONE OF 250 COPIES on paper (and six on vellum). 210 x 145 mm. (8 1/4 x 5 3/4"). Three volumes. Edited by F. S. Ellis. EXTRAORDINARILY HANDSOME DARK GREEN CRUSHED MOROCCO, GILT (stamp-signed "G. P. Putnam's Sons" on front doublure, "The Knickerbocker Press" on rear doublure), covers with French fillet border and central panel diapered in elongated ogival compartments containing a stylized "S," raised bands, spine compartments framed by multiple rules with a... Read more
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$15,600.00
Butterfly Kisses

Butterfly Kisses

by Carlisle, Bob; Carlisle, Brooke

Golden Books, 2001. Book. NF. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First printing. A NF copy..
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$2.98
Baziliologia A Booke of Kings; Notes on a Rare Series of Engraved English Royal Portraits from William the Conqueror to James I Published under the above title in 1618

Baziliologia A Booke of Kings; Notes on a Rare Series of Engraved English Royal Portraits from William the Conqueror to James I Published under the above title in 1618

by H. C. Levis

New York: The Grolier Club, 1913. Limited ed. Hardcover. Very Good+. 27 x 20.5 cm. Quarto. 188pp. Limited to 300 copies printed on Japan vellum. Uncut pages. Brown cloth spine with paper label. A few small stains to the spine. In worn and water damaged slipcase.
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$50.00
TYPEE Franklin Library

TYPEE Franklin Library

by Herman Melville

Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library. 1979. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. A Limited Edition. ; A Limited Edition.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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$274.95
The Poeticon Astronomicon; Being the illustrious astronomer's exposition of the lore of the World and the Heavenly Sphere, together with the stories of the planets and constellations: now for the first time rendered complete into English, and reproducing all the original woodcut illustrations from the first illustrated edition printed by Erhard Ratdolt in Venice, 1482

The Poeticon Astronomicon; Being the illustrious astronomer's exposition of the lore of the World and the Heavenly Sphere, together with the stories of the planets and constellations: now for the first time rendered complete into English, and reproducing all the original woodcut illustrations from the first illustrated edition printed by Erhard Ratdolt in Venice, 1482

by Hyginus, Gaius Julius; Livingston, Mark (Prolegomenon / Translator)

Greenbrae, California: The Allen Press, 1985. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. One of 140 copies, quarto size, 150 pp., with prospectus, in a custom binding. The fifty-first publication of The Allen Press, being the first translation from Latin into English of "The Poeticon Astronomicon," the earliest printed book to show the figures of the constellations. The translators, Mark Livingston and D. Neel Smith of the University of California, Berkeley, performed skilfully with a difficult text; the... Read more
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$3,025.00
PICKERING PRESS BROADSIDE designed by JOHN ANDERSON with a woodcut by JOHN DEPOL, playfully awarding honorary membership to Fridolf Johnson.

PICKERING PRESS BROADSIDE designed by JOHN ANDERSON with a woodcut by JOHN DEPOL, playfully awarding honorary membership to Fridolf Johnson.

by (Pickering Press). DePol, John; Anderson, John

Pickering Press, 1958., 1958.. Very good. - An original 12-1/4 inch high by 9-1/8 inch wide broadside handsomely printed in black on cream paper bestowing honorary membership to small pressman Fridolf Johnson. Preceded by an attractive wood engraving of a hand holding a rose by John DePol, the printed text reads "Know All Men that the Chapel of Pickering Press (after prolonged examination and consideration) has elected to Honorary Membership: Fridolf Johnson Effective 1 November 1958 Address all... Read more
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$50.00
Soon There Will Be Another Muse..

Soon There Will Be Another Muse..

by [Grabhorn Press]

[San Francisco]: [The Grabhorn Press], 1928. Limited Edition. No binding. Near fine. One of 200 copies printed, unnumbered, folio size, [1] p. In true Grabhorn style with their mid-western dry wit, "The Members of the Grabhorn Press" (i.e., Edwin and Robert) lament that the "critics" have taken over the discernment of what constitutes a beautiful book. "The critics are functioning furiously. New books are being subjected to grave and scientific critical analysis. They are being condemned or praised... Read more
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$330.00
Scooby-Doo and the Pirate Treasure

Scooby-Doo and the Pirate Treasure

by Lewis, Jean

Racine, Wisconsin: Golden Press, 1974. Book. Illus. by Lorencz, William & Arens, Michael. NF. Pictorial Cover. First Edition. A NF copy. Little Golden Books #126 with a .49 cover price. First printing with no additional printings listed. Scarce..
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$12.98
Johnny Appleseed

Johnny Appleseed

by Parmalee, Ted

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1949. Book. VG. Pictorial Cover. First Edition. A VG copy. Little Golden Books D-11. First printing with "A" present on last page..
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$8.98
The Best-Known Novels of George Eliot

The Best-Known Novels of George Eliot

by Eliot, George

Modern Library, 1940. MLG 51. Contains Silas Marner, Adam Bede, Mill on the Floss, Romola. Green cloth binding, black/gilt titles, dark topstain, blank endpapers. Toledano spine G5. Book near fine with owner name inked out on front pastedown, some edge soil & smudges. DJ (#G5) also very good plus with unnumbered titles on reverse, repaired accordion wrinkle-tear at lower edge, minor edgewear, no flap price. 1350 pp.. Reprint.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Book.
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$45.00
Waverly 'Tis Sixty Years Since

Waverly 'Tis Sixty Years Since

by Scott, Walter

New York: The Heritage Press. Very Good+. 1961. Hardcover. Very Good Plus decorative brown boards with tan buckram spine with gilt spine title. Introductory Essay by Andrew Lang. Includes The Heritage Club Sandglass book review pamphlet. Former owner bookplate on front pastedown. In brown slipcase--darkened at top. The first of what became 30 Waverly novels. Ships same or next business day. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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$20.00