Bindings & Editions

This section includes leather bound books and other specially bound volumes, as well as alternate editions like advanced reading copies, poetry chapbooks, broadsides, miniature books and more! Narrow your results by clicking on one of the subcategories listed to the left side of the page below.

Bindings & Editions Books & Ephemera

Per Amica Silentia Lunae

Per Amica Silentia Lunae

by Yeats, William Butler

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1918. First US edition. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. 98pp plus 6pp of ads. Green morocco spine, gilt titles, vellum tips. Cockerell green marbed paper sides, endpapers of Griffin handmade paper embedded with shamrocks. A fine copy. With the bookplate of Mathilde Nathan. Wade 121.
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CA$345.95
Mrs. leicester's school: or the history of several young ladies; related by themselves

Mrs. leicester's school: or the history of several young ladies; related by themselves

by [LAMB, Mary and Charles]

London: Printed for M. J. Godwin, 1814. [4], viii, [1], 10-176pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Contemporary green half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Rubbed, slight split to upper joint. Inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, offsetting to title page, very occasional light spotting. An early piece of juvenilia principally by Mary Lamb (with contributions by her brother Charles) centred upon the newly arrived pupils during their first evening in attendance of Mrs. Leicester's school for girls,... Read more about this item
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CA$352.68
The Third Kingdom - Signed Copy

The Third Kingdom - Signed Copy

by Terry Goodkind

New York: Tor. Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket. 2013. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. The 13th novel in The Sword of Truth series, continuing the story arc started in The Omen Machine. This is an uncommon signed copy, flat signed by Goodkind on the title page. Book and jacket are both in very fine condition, jacket now with a brodart cover. ; Signed by Author .
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CA$207.57
GUN FURY

GUN FURY

by Steven Lawrence

[LAWRENCE AUGUSTUS MURPHY] STEVEN C. LAWRENCE. GUN FURY. Avon, New York, 1961. First Edition. Avon #T-509 with the original 35 cents on cover. Condition: Fine / Near Fine. With mild shelf wear and a few micro chips to cover extremities typical of pulp fiction books of this age, otherwise appears unread, pages are clean, bright and binding tight. Stephen C. Lawrence also went by the pseudonym C.L. Murphy and was a very prolific writer of western novels, author of Saddle Justice, Brand of Texan, The Iron... Read more about this item
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CA$20.69
MEMOIRES DE MAXIMILIEN DE BETHUNE DUC DE SULLY...VOL. 4 (INCOMPLETE SET)

MEMOIRES DE MAXIMILIEN DE BETHUNE DUC DE SULLY...VOL. 4 (INCOMPLETE SET)

by Maximilien de Bethune Duc de Sully

London: A Londres, 1752. Full leather. Very good. 4 x 7 in. Full brown calf with gilt rules, red spine labels, elaborate gilt spine decorations, red text edges. Marbled endpapers. Contemporary binding. Condition is VERY GOOD ; leather has surface crackelure but joints are very solid. Mild shelf wear, covers clean. Binding tight and text bright and unmarked. Fine Bindings. RGR.
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CA$62.27
The Course of Empire (The Leather-Bound Library of American History)

The Course of Empire (The Leather-Bound Library of American History)

by DeVoto, Bernard

Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1988. Full Leather. Very Good. Illustrated by Raisz, Erwin (maps). Crisp and clean except for a small fingerprint on the front fixed endpaper and two more at the bottom of the "Notes from History" insert, a few very light rub marks in the gilding along the head and foreedges of the page block, a pinpoint surface chip at the right front of the cover, and tiny points of rubbing at the left rear corners of the cover, otherwise excellent. 647pp. Full green leather... Read more about this item
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CA$89.95
School for Eternity

School for Eternity

by HERVEY, Harry

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1941. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Very near fine in an about very good dustwrapper with some modest chipping on the front panel. Murder and romance at a mysterious citadel in the West Indies. Frances Marion was the dedicatee of the book. Hervey placed most of his works in "exotic" locales. The classic film *Shanghai Express* was based on another of his stories. This copy with a warm, full-page Inscription by the author, noting "this the first inscribed... Read more about this item
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CA$518.92
The Henry Miller Reader [string-bound proof, NYT review copy]

The Henry Miller Reader [string-bound proof, NYT review copy]

by Miller, Henry; edited & with an introduction by Lawrence Durrell

New York: New Directions, 1959. Stringbound proof with New York Times Book Review slip paper-clipped to the cover sheet, requesting 500 words by November 2nd from one Harry T. Moore (note - NOT murdered NAACP leader Harry Tyson Moore, who was killed in 1951). This Moore seems to have reviewed books for the Times in the late '50s and early '60s; more info seems impossible to find online, due to the much more famous man of the same name. String-bound sheets, as pictured. Generally good+, showing... Read more about this item
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CA$622.71
Famous Cases of Circumstantial Evidence: With an Introduction on the Theory of Presumptive Proof (Legal Classics Library)

Famous Cases of Circumstantial Evidence: With an Introduction on the Theory of Presumptive Proof (Legal Classics Library)

by Phillips, S N

NY: Legal Classics Library, 2000. 1st thus limited Facsimile reprint of the scarce 1873 first edition.; dark green full leather w/raised bands, 22kt gilt decorations/titles; all edges gilt; .decorative end papers; satin markers; 153 clean, unmarked pages. 1st. Leatherbound. Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued. 8 Vo.
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CA$62.27
Autograph album

Autograph album

by MARTIN, Winnie

1913-29. Leatherbound. Very good. Unpaginated. 19 x 23 cm. Line drawings as well as signatures, poems, etc. from friends at home and on board ship. Suede cover with gold "Album" and "W.M." Edges gilt. Inserted paper says "Presented by the Girls' Auxiliary to Miss Winnie Martin on the occasion of her leaving Glasgow for Vancouver, Aptil, 1913." 31 leaves with writing in different hands on multi-coloured paper. Winnie Martin and her family (Maisie Martin, William I. Martin) left Glasgow for Canada on... Read more about this item
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CA$207.57
Introduction to Pathology

Introduction to Pathology

by C. Russell Salsbury

Leatherbound hardback, no dust jacket, cover edges rubbed, has some scuffing and light spots, gold print on spine dull, name written inside front cover, pages a little yellowed, text clean
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CA$34.60
The Humanoids

The Humanoids

by Williamson, Jack

Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press. As New with No dust jacket as issued. 1987. Collector's Edition. First Printing. Leather. Publisher's full light brown leather, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt borders in remainder, gilt decoration on cover, all edges gilt, printed endpapers, silk ribbon marker bound in, Smyth-sewn with concealed muslin joints. Full-page B&W illustrations by David G. Klein. Introduction by F. M.... Read more about this item
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CA$138.38
The London catalogue of books published in Great Britain with their sizes, prices and publishers' names from 1814 to 1846

The London catalogue of books published in Great Britain with their sizes, prices and publishers' names from 1814 to 1846

by Binder's sample

London: Thomas Hodgson, 1846 Book. Fair. Hardcover. viii, 542 pages and additional engraved title page. Spotted throughout, ink ticks and marks. Bound in full leather - presumably a binder's sample of available styles. Diced leather front board in black leather, plain burgundy leather rear board. Rear board has one white vellum tip and one green. Spine in green leather with 4 different tools used to decorate. 4 different types of paper used for the end papers. The explanation may well be in the name... Read more about this item
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CA$79.35
The Art of Warfare in the Age of Napoleon

The Art of Warfare in the Age of Napoleon

by Rothenberg, Gunther E

Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press, 1995. Full Leather. Near Fine. 25 x 16.5 cm. Octavo. 272pp. Illustrated. Bound into full blue leather with gilt design, lettering, and foredges. 3 raised bands to spine. Collector's notes laid-in. Scratch to gilt foredge. Part of the series The Leather-Bound Library of Military History.
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CA$55.35
The antiquities of Warwickshire illustrated from records, leiger-books, manuscripts, charters, evidences, tombes and armes. Beautified with maps, prospects and portraictures

The antiquities of Warwickshire illustrated from records, leiger-books, manuscripts, charters, evidences, tombes and armes. Beautified with maps, prospects and portraictures

by Dugdale, Sir William

Coventry: John Jones, facing the Cross, 1765 Book. Good. Full leather. [xii], 812, [10] pages + maps and plates complete as listed. The only part that was missing was the verso of the plate facing page 722 - however a complete plate is now loosely inserted. Repairs to a few pages, some plates laid down on more modern paper including the frontispiece and title page, Kineton hundred map. Plates between pages 68/69 are window mounted. Light browning to page edges some spotting. In old full leather boards,... Read more about this item
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CA$1,763.40
Rumors at the Rink

Rumors at the Rink

by Lowell, Melissa

Milwaukee: Gareth Stevens Publishing. Near Fine. 1998. 1st Large Print Edition. Hardcover. 0836820975 . 121 p. 23 cm. Sound and square binding in illustrated boards. One corner has a very light bump. Minor wear to the other corners. Inside pages are clean, bright and unmarked. A large print edition of the eighth title in the "Silver Skates" series of children's books, originally published as a paperback in 1995. .
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CA$13.84
United States Naval Chronology: World War II

United States Naval Chronology: World War II

by Office of the Chief of Naval Operations

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1955-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. [Association Copy, given from Rear Admiral John B. Heffernan to Rear Admiral Charles A. Buchanan.] Bound in publisher's blue cloth. Gilt lettering. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Shelf wear. Bumped corners. Pages unmarked. Related ephemera included, a typed letter signed by Heffernan to Buchanan. <br> In World War II Rear Adm. John B. Heffernan commanded the commanded the screen of destroyers protecting the Allied invaders... Read more about this item
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CA$115.27
Cubism: Colour Library (Phaidon Colour Library)

Cubism: Colour Library (Phaidon Colour Library)

by Philip Cooper

Phaidon Press, 1995. Oversize Paperback. Very Good. Book show very light shelf wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Large format book, 126 pages with 48 large prints and descriptions/critical remarks on opposite pages. Very nice introduction to the subject.
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CA$23.16
Fighting for Anna (Michele Lopez Hanson #2): A What Doesn't Kill You Romantic Mystery

Fighting for Anna (Michele Lopez Hanson #2): A What Doesn't Kill You Romantic Mystery

by unknown author

Skipjack Publishing, 2017. Trade Paperback. Used - Very Good/No Jacket. SkipJack Publishing, 2017. Very Good/No Jacket. Large paperback with dark illustrated covers. Large Print Edition. #2B in marker on front cover. 9x6 with 545 pp. Light creasing on spine.
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CA$48.36
Lost Horizon

Lost Horizon

by Hilton, James

First US edition, first impression in later issue dust jacket with 'Hawthornden Prize Edition' to spine panel. Adapted to film in 1937 and the origin of Shangri-La. Original black cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. A very good book with some rubbing to spine ends and previous owner name to front endpaper. The original and unclipped dust jacket has some chipping to spine ends and corners and a couple of tears to top of flap folds. Evidence of tape reinforcement to spine verso. A nice example of a rare... Read more about this item
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CA$1,410.72
Social Policy&#11;

Social Policy

by Pat Shannon

1991. First edition. Softcover. Ex-Private Collection, stamped. 117pp, in very good condition. Part of series – Critical Issues in New Zealand Society (general editor: Paul Spoonely)
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CA$8.48
A New Treatise on the Diseases of Horses: Wherein what is necessary to the Knowledge of a Horse, The Cure of his Diseases, and other Matters relating to that Subject, are fully discussed, in a plain and easy Manner, from many Years Practice and Experience (two volumes complete)

A New Treatise on the Diseases of Horses: Wherein what is necessary to the Knowledge of a Horse, The Cure of his Diseases, and other Matters relating to that Subject, are fully discussed, in a plain and easy Manner, from many Years Practice and Experience (two volumes complete)

by Gibson, William

A Millar, 1754. Book. Very Good. hardback. hardback, second edition, two volumes complete, full calf binding a little rubbed and scuffed, skilfully repaired at extremities, the binding remains tight, bookplate of Aubrey Vere Spencer to the front pastedowns, a very good set, frontispiece and 31 copper engravings, [xiv] 388 + 428 [xviii] pp .
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CA$458.48
DARK CRUSADE

DARK CRUSADE

by Karl Edward Wagner

[KARL EDWARD WAGNER]. DARK CRUSADE. Warner Books, New York, 1976. First Edition, First printing. True first edition Warner #88-154 with the original $1.50 cent price on the front cover. Condition: VG+. Appears unread, creases to spine on front cover, micro-chips to extremities, pages are clean, bright, unmarked and binding tight.This is the author's third novel. Cover art by Frank Frazetta. Vintage paperback original sword and sorcery fantasy, very collectible. 222 pgs. 16mo.
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CA$69.19
The Gentleman in the Parlour: A Record of a Journey from Rangoon to Haiphang

The Gentleman in the Parlour: A Record of a Journey from Rangoon to Haiphang

by Maugham, W. Somerset

London: William Heinemann, 1930 First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author to his friend Reggie Turner to front free endpaper: "For the idle Apprentice / Reginald / from his friend / WM". Publisher's smooth black cloth stamped in gilt to front board with a design of a dragon with a forked tongue and the author's symbol, title lettered in gilt, spine lettered in gilt and stamped with pagoda design; in the original matching dust jacket stamped in red over a beige background. A... Read more about this item
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CA$2,075.70
INSECTS OF AMERICA NORTH OF MEXICO

INSECTS OF AMERICA NORTH OF MEXICO

by Borror, Donald and Richard White

The Easton Press, 1984. Leatherbound. As new. The Fiftieth Anniversary Edition. Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, c1984. 404pp, index, illustrated color plates, black and white shaded drawings and line drawings. 8vo. Full leather, gilt, ribbon marker, all edges gilt. As new leatherbound hardcover with publisher's bookplate signed by Stuart Wyeth Campbell laid-in.
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CA$48.43