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Scholarly Publishing:   Books, Journals, Publishers, and Libraries in the Twentieth Century, Abel, Richard E. & Lyman W.  Newlin & Katina  Strauch
1 Abel, Richard E. & Lyman W. Newlin & Katina Strauch Scholarly Publishing: Books, Journals, Publishers, and Libraries in the Twentieth Century
No defects. Covers are clean and unworn, binding is tight, pages are crisp and unmarked. Book is unread. . Fifteen papers on aspects of the general topic, including contributions by Richard Abel, Allen Veaner, Hendrik Edelman, Michael Gorman, and others. Index. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 318 pages. j3 Wiley 2001 0471219290 / 9780471219293 1st Edition Hardcover As New with no dust jacket 23157 
Price: 18.50 USD
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Radical Literature In America An Address By Frederick B. Adams, J. To Which is Appended a Catalogue of an Exhibition Held At the Grolier Club in New York City, Adams, Frederick B. , Jr.
2 Adams, Frederick B. , Jr. Radical Literature In America An Address By Frederick B. Adams, J. To Which is Appended a Catalogue of an Exhibition Held At the Grolier Club in New York City
Ex-library exhibition catalog with minimal Harvard College Library markings: two light stamps on copyright page, no other marks. Spine is somewhat faded with gilt titles on spine barely readable. Binding is tight, beveled edges to red cloth covers. Bibliography has a few items checkmarked with pencil. . In addition to the initial essay, a classic annotated bibliography of Radical American literature (e. g., communism, utopianism) to the mid-1930s.. Ex-Library. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 61 pages. A2 The Overbrook Press 1939 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good- 31375 
Price: 20.00 USD
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An Exhibit of Seventeenth-Century Editions of Writings by John Milton, Anon.
3 Anon. An Exhibit of Seventeenth-Century Editions of Writings by John Milton
Stapled softcover with illustrated card wrappers; staples have started to rust, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . 92 items are listed and briefly described. Preface by William Riley Parker. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 24 pages. K5 Bloomington. Bloomington The Lilly Library, Indiana University 1969 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 26909 
Price: 15.00 USD
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An Exhibit to Commemorate the One Hundred Fiftieth Anniversary of the Beginning of the War of 1812., Anon.
4 Anon. An Exhibit to Commemorate the One Hundred Fiftieth Anniversary of the Beginning of the War of 1812.
Stapled softcover with illustrated card covers. Small checkmark inked to top corner of front cover, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . 160 items are described, 30 plates. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 72 pages. K5 Bloomington. Bloomington The Lilly Library 1962 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 26905 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Exhibition on the Occasion of the Transfer of Public Papers of the Honorable Joseph W. Barr to the Lilly Library, Anon.
5 Anon. Exhibition on the Occasion of the Transfer of Public Papers of the Honorable Joseph W. Barr to the Lilly Library
Side-stapled exhibition catalog with maroon card covers, covers somewhat rubbed, no other defects. . Exhibition catalog consisting of selected items from the public papers of Joseph W. Barr, U. S. Treasury Secretary during the Johnson administration, on the occasion of the transference of these papers to the Lilly Library, Indiana University. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 32 pages. L0 Indiana University 1971 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 27083 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Para Una Bibliografía De Aldo Mieli, Babini, José
6 Babini, José Para Una Bibliografía De Aldo Mieli
Paper covers show short tears, lacking tip of back corner, some creasing. Inscription to former owner from someone who does not appear to be the author. Pages show light creasing and are unmarked. . Aldo Mieli was an early Italian scholar in the emerging field of history and philosophy of science, also famous for being gay. This book is a bibliography of his publications as well as (apparently) publications that discuss Mieli's work. Paginated as 357-424, this appears to be an offprint from Physis 21 (1979). . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 68 pages. M3 Firenze. Firenze Leo S. Olschki 1979 Softcover Good with no dust jacket 24498 
Price: 60.00 USD
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English Stylistics: a Bibliography, Bailey, Richard W. & Delores M. Burton
7 Bailey, Richard W. & Delores M. Burton English Stylistics: a Bibliography
Black cloth covers are a little rubbed at extremities; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Former owner was Harvard scholar Wallace E. Williams, and his signature is neatly written on the first endpaper. . Comprehensive bibliography of writings on English stylistics, subdivided into dozens of categories and subcategories. Indexes. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 198 pages. E3 MIT Press 1968 0262020335 / 9780262020336 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 24975 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Banta, R. E. , Thompson, Donald E. , Comps. Indiana Authors and Their Books 1816-1916; 1917-1966; 1917-1966 (3 Volumes, Complete)
Page ends are darkened in vol. 1, light spotting to page ends in vols. 2-3. Brown cloth covers of vol. 1 are slightly darkened . No wear to covers, pages are clean and bright, binding is tight. Grade: VG+ (vol. 1) and NF (vols. 2 and 3). These are NOT ex-library books. Volumes 2 and 3 appear unread. . Massive compilation of Indiana authors and their books, from 1816 to 1980. Index to all three volumes in vol. 3. A short biography and bibliography are given for each author. . Small 4to - 9" to 11". 1515 pages. C7 Crawfordsville, IN. Crawfordsville, IN Wabash College 1949, 1974, 1981 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 22141 
Price: 90.00 USD
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Concerning Booklabels, Beddingham, Philip, Et Al
9 Beddingham, Philip, Et Al Concerning Booklabels
No defects. . Pamphlet treats the history of booklabels, the technique of making booklabels, and the design of engraved booklabels. Illustrated with many examples of bookplates. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 16 pages. T2 London. London Private Libraries Association 1963 Pamphlet Fine with no dust jacket 20033 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The David A. Randall Retrospective Memorial Exhibition: Twenty Years' Acquisitions : the Exhibits Chosen by Mr. Randall and Described by Josiah Q. Bennett, Bennett, Josiah Q
10 Bennett, Josiah Q The David A. Randall Retrospective Memorial Exhibition: Twenty Years' Acquisitions : the Exhibits Chosen by Mr. Randall and Described by Josiah Q. Bennett
No defects. Card covers remain pure white. . Published twenty years after the establishment of the Lilly Library, this work describes the acquisitions and collections in a special exhibit. 241 items are described, many with an accompanying illustration. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 64 pages. K5 Bloomington. Bloomington Lilly Library, Indiana University 1975 1st Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 26911 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Eighteenth-Century Cities: a Panorama., Berkvam, Michael L. & Sean Shesgreen Berkvam
11 Berkvam, Michael L. & Sean Shesgreen Berkvam Eighteenth-Century Cities: a Panorama.
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. Illustrated blue card covers. . Exhibition catalog from the Lilly Library, Indiana University, consisting of books and manuscripts related to eighteenth-century European city design, architecture, and urban planning. Seventy-eight items are listed and summarized, many with accompanying illustrations. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 78 pages. K0 The Lilly Library, Indiana University 1983 1st Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 26965 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Canadian Prairie Provinces, Part One; Les Prairies Canadiennes, Premiere Partie. Catalogue 24, Bernard Amtmann
12 Bernard Amtmann The Canadian Prairie Provinces, Part One; Les Prairies Canadiennes, Premiere Partie. Catalogue 24
Softcover with gray side-stapled card covers. Faint crease to back cover, no other defects. . Publisher's sale catalog, listing 187 items, mostly in English, some in French. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 24 pages. C5 Montreal. Montreal Bernard Amtmann 1953 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 28948 
Price: 16.50 USD
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A Selection of Interesting Books on a Great Variety of Subjects  (1948, No. 657), Bernard Quaritch Ltd.
13 Bernard Quaritch Ltd. A Selection of Interesting Books on a Great Variety of Subjects (1948, No. 657)
Brown stapled wrappers have light wear, pages browned, especially at margins. . Illustrated. A total of 338 books are listed for sale in this catalog, including 22 books on Savonarola, priest and leader of Florence from 1494 until 1498, when he was excommunicated and executed. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 79 pages. K1 London. London Bernard Quaritch Ltd. 1948 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 26681 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Rudolf Koch: Ein Schopferisches Leben, Beyer, Oskar
14 Beyer, Oskar Rudolf Koch: Ein Schopferisches Leben
Dust jacket has light edgewear, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Text is in German, profusely illustrated. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 106 pages. J5 Johannes Stauda 1984 Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 25684 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15 Blackhurst, Hector & C. H. Allen & T. A. Barringer, Eds. Africa Bibliography (22 Volumes) : Works on Africa Published During 1984-2004
The first twenty-two volumes of this important series in African bibliography, from 1984 to 2006, lacking the 1995 volume. Conditions vary from VG to F. All have tight bindings, pages are clean. A few have a spine crease, orange spines of earlier volumes have toned to yellow. A few volumes have some marginal neatly inked checkmarks, no other marks. A few volumes have minor bumps. Overall, the set is in excellent condition. . Edited first by Hector Blackhurt at Manchester University Press and later by C. H. Allen and T. A. Barringer at Endinburgh University Press, this is a major reference work for African scholars. Organized by region and country and within country by topic: politics, arts, religion, and the like. Extensive subject and author indexes. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. more than 7000 pages. A4 Edinburgh University Press & Manchester University Press 2006 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 30231 
Price: 300.00 USD
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Horses and Americans  150 Years of Equestrian Literature in America, Blue Rider Books
16 Blue Rider Books Horses and Americans 150 Years of Equestrian Literature in America
Lower corner bump, no other defects. This is a side-stapled exhibition catalog listing and describing 240 books; books listed date from 1808 to 1980; Index. . A valuable resource for horse folks and collectors. Scarce. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 46 pages. T3 Blue Rider Books 1984 1st Edition Paperback Near Fine 31079 
Price: 50.00 USD
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A Splendid Gathering for Bibliophiles of Rare Books and Manuscripts, Bobrow, Anne
17 Bobrow, Anne A Splendid Gathering for Bibliophiles of Rare Books and Manuscripts
Faint spine crease, no other defects. . 85 items in this sale catalog, many with accompanying full-page plates; describing works from Georg Agricola to Johan Weyer. A beautiful copy, catalogue Number 237. . Catalogue 237 Series. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 124 pages. S0 Los Angeles CA. Los Angeles CA Zeitlin & Ver Brugge 1974 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 30917 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Boekbandverguldmateriaal: Inventarisatie Van Het Boekbandverguldmateriaal Van De Fge, Verkregen Bij Liquidatie Van Boekbinderij, Bommel, Elias P. van
18 Bommel, Elias P. van Boekbandverguldmateriaal: Inventarisatie Van Het Boekbandverguldmateriaal Van De Fge, Verkregen Bij Liquidatie Van Boekbinderij
Glossy pictorial covers are a little rubbed, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Book includes 1597 numbered examples of bookbinder's decorations. . Trade PB. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. ~200 pages. H0 Amsterdam. Amsterdam Org. Van Fabr. Van Grafische Eindprodukten 1982 9070404044 / 9789070404048 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 25751 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Pennsylvania German Bookplates, a Study, Borneman, Henry Stauffer
19 Borneman, Henry Stauffer Pennsylvania German Bookplates, a Study
Mild bump to top edge of backstrip, slight spotting to top page ends, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Beautiful pictorial boards done in a Pennsylvania Dutch pattern. 100 bookplates are displayed and translated, 24 in full color. Much information is also given about the history of the Pennsylvania Germans and the particular folk art forms they created. A beautiful book and a beautiful copy. . Pennsylvania-German Society. Publications, Vol. 54 Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 169 pages. S4 Philadelphia. Philadelphia Pennsylvania German Society 1953 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 27211 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Our First Half Century. Catalogue 246, Bowbrow, Anne
20 Bowbrow, Anne Our First Half Century. Catalogue 246
Small chip at foot of spine; small, light stain on back cover, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . This catalogue commerates the 50th anniversary of a great bookseller team, Jake Zeitlin and Josephing ver Brugge Zeitlin. 250 important and rare items are listed and described. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by the compiler of the catalogue, Anne Bowbrow. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 118 pages. K5 Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Books 1978 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 26917 
Price: 25.00 USD
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