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(Christmas - New Year's Greeting Card)  Peace Oath (1968)
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(Christmas - New Year's Greeting Card) Peace Oath (1968)

by Kent, Rockwell

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No Place: The Author No Date (1968) . "In this fifth or sixth year of our country's villainous invasion of far-away Vietnam, Sally and Rockwell Kent send you this Peace Oath as their Christmas - New Year's greeting." Single Sheet, Folded, 12" x 7 5/8", illustration size 6 5/8" x 4 5/8". Featuring text from the "Grettis Saga" (Hight translation)… Read more about this item
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(Association Copy) Heritage for My Children
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(Association Copy) Heritage for My Children

by Hemingway, Grace Hall (Mother of Ernest Hemingway); Introduction By Michael Murphy

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
Limited and Numbered 1st Edition
Published
1979
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Hardcover
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No Place (St. Louis, Missouri): Autolycus Press, 1979. RARE, Copy number 41 of 86 copies, of which only 40 copies were heretofore known to have been bound. This copy SIGNED by Michael Murphy under his printed name at title page, and additionally SIGNED AND INSCRIBED at verso of front marbled end paper -""For Allan Steinberg - bibliophile extraordinaire, This curious… Read more about this item
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The Seasons
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The Seasons

by Thomson, James; with Five Pictures by Jacquier and an Introduction by John Beresford

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Edition
Limited and Numbered Edition
Published
1927
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Hardcover
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London: The Nonesuch Press, 1927. # 1321 of 1500 copies, text by The Kynoch Press, pictures by A. Alexander and Sons. The copper-plates were engraved by C. Sigrist, and the prints were water-coloured through stencils by The Curwen Press. Very Good, spine a shade sunned, light rubbing at edges. From the collection and with the round leather bookplate of Josiah… Read more about this item
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Turner's Celebrated Landscapes; Sixteen of the Most Important Works of J. M. W. Turner, R. A.; Reproduced from the Large Engravings in Permanent Tint By the Autotype Process
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Turner's Celebrated Landscapes; Sixteen of the Most Important Works of J. M. W. Turner, R. A.; Reproduced from the Large Engravings in Permanent Tint By the Autotype Process

by Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William)

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Used - Very Good Plus
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1870
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Hardcover
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London: Bell & Daldy, 1870. Contemporary fine binding by Birdsall & Son Bookbinders, Northampton in three quarter red crushed morocco over red pebbled morocco, gilt back, top edge gilt, marbled end papers, the armorial bookplate of Cyril Flowers front paste down. 108 pages 16 plates 39 cm . Chiswick Press - Printed by Whittingham and Wilkins. Each plate includes… Read more about this item
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(With ALS) The Wood and the Graver; The Work of Fritz Eichenberg
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(With ALS) The Wood and the Graver; The Work of Fritz Eichenberg

by Eichenberg, Fritz; Introduction by Allan Fern

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Used - Fine
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Edition
Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition
Published
1977
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Hardcover
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Barre, Mass.: Imprint Society, 1977. # 421 of 500 copies, designed by Toni Eichenberg and SIGNED BY ARTIST at colophon. With an original signed wood engraving "The Dream of Reason" printed by Harold McGrath of Northhampton, Mass. enclosed on the inside cover. Fine, lacking the slipcase. With two page ALS on the artist's letterhead stationery, dated Oct. 16,… Read more about this item
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(One of 10 Copies Specially Bound)   A Pictorial Biblography of The First Editions of Stephen C. Foster
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(One of 10 Copies Specially Bound) A Pictorial Biblography of The First Editions of Stephen C. Foster

by Fuld, James J.; Foreword by Fletcher Hodges, Junior

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1957
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Hardcover
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Philadelphia: Musical Americana , 1957. "A limited edition of ten copies have been specially bound for: Fletcher Hodges, Jr., James J. Fuld, Eli Lilly, Josiah Kirby Lilly, Jr., Foster L. Barnes, Carl Haverlin, Lester S. Levy, Emerson Greenaway, Harry Dichter, and Larry Magill. Fine, in black crushed morocco, gilt lettering at spine, pictorial label of Stephen C. Foster front cover.… Read more about this item
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Menhart 1897 - 1962 [Specimen books of types designed by Oldrich Menhart printed and bound by graduate students under the direction of George Sadek in the Design Program of the Department of Fine Arts at Indiana University].
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Menhart 1897 - 1962 [Specimen books of types designed by Oldrich Menhart printed and bound by graduate students under the direction of George Sadek in the Design Program of the Department of Fine Arts at Indiana University].

by Menhart, Oldrich; Sadek, George;

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Used - Fine
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Edition
Limited and Numbered 1st Edition
Published
1966
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Paperback
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Bloomington, Indiana: Design Program of the Department of Fine Arts, Indiana University, 1966. # 108 of 144 copies printed. Four booklets in paper wrappers black cardboard slipcase with printed paper label. Fine in Near Fine slipcase, small chips at top edge of opening, scratches to label. Introduction by Paul Standard. The booklets are titled 1. Menhart 1897-1962, Figural, Monument, and… Read more about this item
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(Association Copy) The All-Embracing Doctor Franklin
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(Association Copy) The All-Embracing Doctor Franklin

by Rosenbach, A. S. W.

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Used - Near Fine
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No Jacket
Edition
Limited and Numbered 1st Edition
Published
1932
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Hardcover
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Portland, Maine: Privately Printed / Fred Anthoensen / The Southworth Press, 1932. ASSOCIATION COPY, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page -"J. K. Lilly with the regards and the season's greetings of A. S. W. Rosenbach Dec.1/32" . #95 of 195 copies printed. Near Fine, tiny rubs at corners, in a Vey Good slipcase, stains and loss of… Read more about this item
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The Twelve By Eight Papers of John Mason: More Papers Hand Made By John Mason
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The Twelve By Eight Papers of John Mason: More Papers Hand Made By John Mason

by Mason, John

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Used - Fine
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Fine
Published
1967
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Hardcover
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Leicester, UK: Twelve By Eight Press, 1967. Copy 88 of an unnumbered limitation, signed by Mason and dated Feb. 1968, with single sheet of Mason's letterhead stationery, "With John Mason's compliments" dated 7 May 68 and two TLS airmail leters, dated 7 and 30 May 68, also signed by Mason. A stunning collection of thirty-five sheets of paper hand-made… Read more about this item
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The Business Printer, July - August 1936. A Visit to the Workshop of Christophe Plantin in the City of Antwerp
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The Business Printer, July - August 1936. A Visit to the Workshop of Christophe Plantin in the City of Antwerp

by Tarr, John C.; Introduction by R. T. Porte

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First Edition
Published
1936
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Hardcover
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Salt Lake City: Porte Publishing Co., 1936. Handsomely bound in quarter calf over marbled boards, Near Fine, light rubbing to calf at joints, small prior owner bookplate bottom edge rear paste down. . The Business Printer, Vol. VIII - N0. 7-8. . First Edition. Quarter Calf. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Informed Eye
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The Informed Eye

by Text by Bruce Cole

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Used - Fine in Wraps, as Issued
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Edition
Limited First Edition
Published
2000
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Paperback
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Bloomington, Indiana: Oculus Editions, 2000. SCARCE, OCLC locates copies only at Indiana University and Wesleyan University. "Printed on the occasion of Alberto Casiraghy's visit to Indiana University." Limited edition of 40. Unnumbered. Handsewn handmade paper binding, leaves have deckled edges. Fine, as issued. "Alberto Casiraghy (born 1952, Italy) is a writer, aphorist, poet, thinker, illustrator. In 1982 he founded Edizioni… Read more about this item
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(Artist's Books)  The Story of Wu-Kut Pren-Ting. A True Account Gathered from Contemporary Sources
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(Artist's Books) The Story of Wu-Kut Pren-Ting. A True Account Gathered from Contemporary Sources

by Chafetz, Sidney (Illustrator)

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Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition
Published
1979
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Paperback
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Columbus, OH: The Logan Elm Press at The Ohio State University, 1979. One of 75 copies Signed by IllustratorSidney Chafetz at colophon page. The first book published by The Logan Elm Press printed off handset Caslon type on Arches text paper. Cover paper specially made by Robert Tauber, book designed by Renee Cossutta.and composition and presswork were their joint… Read more about this item
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Books and Men
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Books and Men

by Repplier, Agnes

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Used - Very Good
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1888
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Hardcover
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1888. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at 2nd front end page -"Madame Mary Edwards, with the affectionate regards of the authoress. Christmas 1888". Philadelphia essayist and feminist Agnes Repplier's (1855-1950) first book and first collection of essays; she later earned the nickname "our dean of essayists" from Edward Wagenknecht. Very Good, likely no jacket issued. Prior… Read more about this item
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Black Riding
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Black Riding

by Text and Illustrations by Kenneth Lindley

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Edition
Limited and Numbered 1st Edition
Published
1968
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Hardcover
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Yorkshire : Finger Pointing Press , 1968. Letter A of only 45 copies designed and printed by Kenneth Lindley at Sandal Wakefield Yorkshire. Bound by Arthur Johnson and distributed by Bertram Rota Limited. Fine, as issued, small sticker shadow at bottom edge of rear pastedown. . Limited and Numbered 1st Edition. Quarter Leather. Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. Oblong 8vo. Limited… Read more about this item
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Black English: An Annotated Bibliography.
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Black English: An Annotated Bibliography.

by Leffall, Dolores and Johnson, James P. (compiled by).

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1973
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Paperback
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Washington, D.C.: The Minority Research Center, Inc., , 1973. Near Fine, light soiling to wrappers. 75.pp. Part One covers books, pamphlets, dissertations and papers read before interested groups. Part Two lists articles appearing in books and periodicals. "Black English", has been used in a loose sense. Included also are materials on dialects, slang, speech, language and linguistics. An important… Read more about this item
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A Little Book of Drawings By Jack B. Yeats: Gathered from  'A Broadside'
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A Little Book of Drawings By Jack B. Yeats: Gathered from 'A Broadside'

by YEATS, Jack B.

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Edition
Limited Edition, Revised
Published
1971
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Paperback
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Dublin: The Cuala Press Ltd., 1971. One of 1000 copies, this copy not one of the 200 that were hand-colored. Bound in illustrated pale grey French wrappers, Very Good, 1/4" tear and creasing at top edge rear wrapper, even toning at edges. 16 unnumbered pages with 11 illustrations in the text, printed in red and black. . Limited Edition, Revised.… Read more about this item
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(Miniature) The Pointless Book: or, Nature & Art in Two Volumes Bound Together
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(Miniature) The Pointless Book: or, Nature & Art in Two Volumes Bound Together

by Garrod Weedy (pseudonym of Edward Gorey )

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First Edition
Published
1993
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Paperback
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No Place: The Fantod Press , 1993. Hand-numbered #22 of 100 copies printed, SIGNED BY AUTHOR verso of front wrapper, Garrod Weedy, an anagram of Edward Gorey. Fine in Wraps, as Issued. Toledano A109a.. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Printed Wrappers. Fine in Wraps, as Issued/No Jacket, As Issued. 2 1/4" h x 2 3/4" w .… Read more about this item
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The Floating Elephant and The Dancing Rock, Bound dos-a-dos
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The Floating Elephant and The Dancing Rock, Bound dos-a-dos

by Dogear Wryde and Ogdred Weary (pseudonyms of Edward Gorey)

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First Edition
Published
1993
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Paperback
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No Place: No Publisher, 1993. SIGNED BY AUTHOR Edward Gorey under his anagrams of Dogear Wryde and Ogdred Weary at verso of respective covers. Hand-numbered #22 of 100 copies printed. Fine in Wraps, as Issued, lacking the envelope, in stiff buff colored wrappers. Toledano A108b.. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. Fine in Wraps, as Issued/No Jacket,… Read more about this item
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Catalogue et description des objets d'art de l'antiquite, du Moyen-age et de la Renaissance, exposes au Musee; Musee des Thermes et de l'Hotel de Cluny
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Catalogue et description des objets d'art de l'antiquite, du Moyen-age et de la Renaissance, exposes au Musee; Musee des Thermes et de l'Hotel de Cluny

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1857
Binding
Hardcover
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Paris: Hotel De Cluy, 1857. With the bookplate and ownership signature of John V. L. Pruyn, a member of the US House of Representatives from 1863-1865. serving as a pro-Union Democrat who supported the war effort> He served a 2nd term in 1867-1869. Handsomely bound in contemporary quarter red morocco over marbled boards, marbled end papers. Very Good Plus, end… Read more about this item
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Little Red House
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Little Red House

by Rather, Lois

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
Limited Edition
Published
1989
Binding
Paperback
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Oakland, CA: Rather Press Addenda, 1989. One of only 40 unnumbered copies, SIGNED BY AUTHOR at title page -"Compliments of Lois Rather". 26 pages, illustrated front cover and with two color photos. Red string-tied wrappers, Near Fine, tiny tear top edge rear wrapper. OCLC locates only 3 copies, at Mills College, Oakland Publ. Lib., and UCal/Berkeley. . SIGNED… Read more about this item
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