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1. Anderton, Basil.. Fragrance Among Old Volumes: Essays and Idylls of a Book Lover. London: Kegan Paul, 1910. Shelf really wear to the spine edges and corners.  The corners are bumped. Binding is tight. $15.00

2. Bennett, H.S. English Books and Readers. Volume II-1558-1603. Being a Study in the History of the Book Trade in the Reign of Elizabeth I.  Cambridge University Press, 1991. 340 pages. Glossy softbound covers. Light shelf wear to the edges of the covers. No underlining. $17.95

3. Blackwell, Basil. The World of Books, A Panorama. London: J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd, 1938. 51 pages. Some shelf wear. Dust jacket is price-clipped and has a couple of small stains at the edges. $11.95

4. Blumenthal, Joseph. The Printed Book in America. Dartmouth College Library, 1989. 266 pages. Very good condition, both book and dust jacket. $17.50

5. Bristol, Roger Pattrell. INDEX OF PRINTERS, PUBLISHER, AND BOOKSELLERS INDICATED BY CHARLES EVANS IN HIS AMERICAN BIBLIOGRAPHY. Charlottesville, Virginia: Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 1961. 172 pages. Slight shelf wear to the spine and corners. A clean and tight copy. $15.00

6. Burton, John Hill. The Book-Hunter Etc. William Blackwood and Sons, 1881. 1881 edition. Slight shelf wear, else VG. Bound in original brown half leather, with leather spine and corners and beautiful marbled paper boards, paste-downs and endpapers. A few rubbed spots to the leather. Light wear to the corners and spine edges. Overall a beautiful copy. $300.00

7. Davies, David W. Ward Ritchie His Printing and His Books. Dawsons Book Shop, 1984. Flexible card covers show some wear to the corners. The top corners are slightly bumped. A couple of very small stains to the covers. $40.00

8. Edwards, A.S.G. &  Vincent Gillespie &  Ralph Hanna. The English Medieval Book: Studies in Memory of Jeremy Griffiths. The British Library, 2000. 272 pages. Very good condition, both book and dust jacket. $27.50

9. Elton. Charles Isaac. The Great Book Collectors. London: Keegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Company, 1893. 228 pages. 1893 printing. Entirely rebound in recent red cloth with beautiful marbled paper boards. A very nice rebinding. The text is clean and complete. $45.00

10. Fireman, Bert M. A TALK HONORING LAWRENCE CLARK POWELL ON THE OCCASION OF HIS 70TH BIRTHDAY. Tucson: Platyne Press, 1977. 18 pages. Softbound covers.  Very good condition. $18.00

11. Fletcher, W.Y. Bookbinding In England and France. London: Seeley & Company, 1897. 1897 first edition. Maroon cloth covers show shelf wear to the spine edges and corners, with the corners rubbed and slightly bumped. The hinges and text block are sound and the pages are clean and tightly bound. Beautifully illustrated throughout, with quite a few full-page color photographic plates showing beautiful British and French bindings. There are also numerous black-and-white illustrations throughout the book. A beautiful bookbinding historical reference book. Quite scarce in first edition. $200.00

12. Foster, David W. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WORKS OF JORGE LUIS BORGES. Tempe, Arizona: Arizona State University, 1971. 39 pages. Large softbound covers. Some wear and browning to edges of the front cover. $33.00

13. Franklin, Colin. Obsessions and Confessions of a Book Life. Oak Knoll Press, 2012. 262 pages. Fine condition, both book and dust jacket. $39.50

14. Irwin, Keith & Hugh McKell. Bibliothica Scallawagiana: A Facsimile Reprint of the 1880 Catalog Concerning Mormons and Mormonism. The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1997. 50 pages. Gray softbound covers. Fine condition. This is the 1997 facsimile reprint of the rare 1880 first edition. The publication was an auction catalog of numerous rare and high-spot books in the field of Mormon book publishing and was one of the earliest such sales of its kind. $25.00

15. Jones, Herschel V. Adventures in Americana 1492-1897. Romance of Voyage and Discovery from Spain to the Indies, the Spanish Main, & North America... Complete set fo three volumes. Cooper Square Publishers, 1964. Set of three volumes. Slight shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. A few of the corners are bumped, as is the spine on volume I.`` $100.00

16. Kent, Norman. THE WOODCUT AND WOOD ENGRAVING... EXHIBITION OF RELIEF PRINTS SHOWING THE STRIKING FINE ART EFFECTS AVAILABLE IN PRINTING. Chicago: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co, 1961. 12 pages. Softbound covers show slight wear and slight darkening around the edges of the paper covers. A scarce publication. $25.00

17. Lande, Lawrence. Adventures in Collecting: Books and Blake and Buber. Montreal, Canada: McLennan Library of McGill University, 1975. 121 pages. 1975 printing. This edition is limited to 100 copies. White tweed cloth covers in fine condition. $55.00

18. Lemoine, Henry. The Present State of Printing and Bookselling in America (1796). With an introduction by Douglas C. McMurtrie. Chicago: Privately Printed, 1929. 23 pages. Limited editon. This copy is signed by Douglas C. McMurtrie, who provided the introduction. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. The center of the text block is cracked, but no pages are loose. The original slipcase shows some wear to the edges.  $60.00

19. Lowndes, William Thomas. Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature, an Account of Rare, Currious. Complete set of four volumes. London: William Pickering, 1834. 1834 edition, complete in four volumes. All volumes are in the original binding, with brown half leather spine and corners and marbled paper boards, paste-downs and endpapers. The leather spine show wear to the edges, with small chips to the edges of a couple of volumes. There is rubbing and some fading and discoloration to spines. The board edges and corners show some wear. The pages are all tight and the text blocks are square and tightly bound. The pages are clean and white and remarkably free from foxing. A beautiful set of this important early English bibliographical work. $125.00

20. Lystad, Mary H. FROM DR. MATHER TO DR. SEUSS: 200 YEARS OF AMERICAN BOOKS FOR CHILDREN. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1980. 264 pages. A clean, tight copy. Near fine condition. $7.50

21. Mizuta, Hiroshi. Adam Smith's Library: A Supplement to Bonar's Catalogue with a Checklist of the whole Library. Cambridge University Press, 1967. 174 pages. Green cloth covers show wear to the spine edges. The corners are slightly bumped. A couple of small stained spots on the spine. A clean and tight copy. $17.95

22. Mongan, Elizabeth & Edwin Wolf. THE FIRST PRINTERS AND THEIR BOOKS. A CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION.. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Free Library, 1940. 94 pages. Softbound covers. Light soiling to the edges of the covers. T $7.25

23. Morgan, Dale. DALE MORGAN'S INTRODUCTION TO A MORMON BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1830-1930. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1978. 12 pages. Large softbound pamphlet was stapled binding. Light wear to the edges of the covers, but overall near very good condition. $14.50

24. Myers, Robin &  Michael Harris. A Genius for Letters: Booksellers and Bookselling from the 16th to the 20th Century. Oak Knoll Pr, 1995. 188 pages. Glossy black hardback covers in very good condition. $57.50

25. Nelson, Milo G. IDAHO LOCAL HISTORY: A BIBLIOGRAPHY WITH A CHECKLIST OF LIBRARY HOLDINGS. Moscow, Idaho: University Press of Idaho, 1976. Hardback edition. Slight shelf wear, else VG in slightly worn, else VG dust jacket. $35.00

26. Powell, Lawrence Clark. Landscapes and Bookscapes of California. An address. The Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1958. Softbound covers show slight discoloration to the edges. $12.50

27. Powers, Alfred. Early Printing in the Oregon Country. Portland, Oregon: Portland Club of Printing House Craftsmen, 1933. The spine has a small chip to the bottom. Some wear to the edges. Limited edition of 500 copies. $14.00

28. Riling, Ray. Guns and Shooting: A Bibliography. Ray Riling Arms Book Co, 1981. This edition is limited to 500 copies. Slight shelf wear, else VG in slightly worn dust jacket. $52.50

29. Riling, Ray. GUNS And SHOOTING. A Selected Chronological Bibliography. Philadelphia: Ray Riling Arms Books, 1982. 434 pages. Slight wear to the spine edges and corners. Dust jacket has small tears and chips. Limited to 500 copies. $31.95

30. Rogers, Lewis C. Thomas James Wise and the Trial Book Fallacy. Scolar Press, 1995. 192 pages. Very good condition, both book and dust jacket. $28.00

31. Rostenberg, Leona. Quest Book Guest Book: A Biblio-Folly. Modoc Press, 1993. 118 pages. Signed by both authors on a bookplate label fixed to the front blank endpage. Glossy softbound covers. Light shelf wear to the edges of the covers. $24.50

32. Rostenberg, Leona. English Publishers in the Graphic Arts, 1599-1700; A Study of the Print-Sellers and Publishers of Engravings, Art and Architectural Manuals, Maps and Copy-Books. Burt Franklin. Book Condition: Us, 1963. Slight shelf wear to the spine and corners. $12.00

33. Rostenberg, Leona. Library of Robert Hooke: The Scientific Book Trade of Restoration England. Modoc Press, 1989. Glossy softbound covers. Light shelf wear to the edges of the covers. $76.50

34. Rostenberg, Leona. Connections: Our Selves Our Books. Modoc Press, 1994. 186 pages. Glossy softbound covers show light wear to the edges and corners. A clean and tight copy. $16.95

35. Scribner, Charles Jr.. In The Company Of Writers. Books on Tape, Inc., 1991. This is 5 cassette tapes in the original publisher's folding case. $13.95

36. Smith, Harry B. A Sentimental Library: Comprising Books Formerly Owned by Famous Writers, Presentation Copies, Manuscripts, and Drawings. Privately Printed, 1914. 332 pages. Signed by the author, with a warm presentation inscription, dated 1933, to a friend. This is a 1914 private printing. White vellum spine and solid hardback covers. Light wear to the spine edges and corners. The white vellum has some soiling, which is almost always the case with this material. There are also a couple of small rubbed spots to the spine. Beautifully illustrated with 56 illustrations. $200.00

37. Stone, Herbert Stuart. First Editions of American Authors; A Manual for Book Lovers. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Stone & Kimball, 1893. 223 pages. 1893 first printing. Limited edition of 50 large-paper copies, signed by the author. Grey covers show quite a bit of shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. The corners are slightly bumped. The paper spine label has some rubbing and soiling. There is a crease down the middle of the spine from the book being opened too far, but the text block is not cracked. The binding is tight. A scarce, early American author bibliography. $150.00

38. Tappan, Beth-compiler. CHILDREN'S BOOKS AROUND THE YEAR: A HANDBOOK OF PRACTICAL SUGGESTIONS FOR TEACHERS, LIBRARIANS AND BOOKSELLERS. [n.p.]: Children's Book Council, 1945. 128 pages. Softcover.Slight wear and light discoloration to the covers.  $25.00

39. Weeks, Lyman Horace. History of Paper Manufacturing in the United States, 1690-1916. Lockwood Trade Journal Co., 1916. Quite a bit of shelf wear to the binding and rubbing to the spine and corners. The corners are rubbed through. The spine is slightly cocked. $33.00

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