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THE BOOKMAN'S BIBLE: A Coded Guide To The Pricing Of Antiquarian Books BOOKS IN ENGLISH 1850-1899, Roskie, Philip M. (compiler)
61 Roskie, Philip M. (compiler) THE BOOKMAN'S BIBLE: A Coded Guide To The Pricing Of Antiquarian Books BOOKS IN ENGLISH 1850-1899
Oakland, California Roskie & Wallace Bookstore 1956 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Sets forth a methodology for cataloguing books and the specific abbreviatio ns to be used, lists many examples of books with prices. Pages typewritten, 3-hole punched and bound into blue card covers. This copy bears the authors presentation inscription "For ______ _____ best regards, Phil". ; 8.5 x 14"; 131 pp; Covers and pages are somewhat creased and worn, no tears or writing apart from noted inscription. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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THE CARTER-POLLARD DISCLOSURES, Wells, Gabriel
62 Wells, Gabriel THE CARTER-POLLARD DISCLOSURES
Garden City, New York Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc. 1934 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Cream covers, stapled wraps, postscript tipped in at rear.; 6 x 9"; 13 pp; Light cover soiling/edge wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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63 Todd, William B. The Gutenberg Bible: New Evidence of the Original Printing
Chapel Hill, North Carolina Hanes Foundation, University of North Carolina 1982 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
The Third Hanes Lecture - sponsored by the Hanes Foundation for the Study of the Origin and Developement of the Book, white pictorial stapled wraps. ; 6 x 9"; 25 pp; Pages faintly creased, slightly soiled. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Journal of the William Morris Society (Vol. II, No. 3, Winter 1968), Briggs, R. C. H. (Editor)
64 Briggs, R. C. H. (Editor) The Journal of the William Morris Society (Vol. II, No. 3, Winter 1968)
Surrey, England William Morris Society 1968 Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Topics include May Morris, Crab Morris, Kelmscott, William Morris Lectures, 'Volsungasaga' and Two Transformations, New and Lighter Design. Green sewn wraps.; 5.5 x 8.5"; 32 pp 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Library of the Franciscans of the Convent of St. Antony, Padua at the Beginning of the Fifteenth Century, Humphreys, K. W.
65 Humphreys, K. W. The Library of the Franciscans of the Convent of St. Antony, Padua at the Beginning of the Fifteenth Century
Amsterdam Erasmus Booksellers 1966 First Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Safaho Monographs, Published by the Safaho Foundation for Promotion of Bibliographical Research as Volume 4. Further, issued as Volume 3 of Studies in the History of Libraries and Librarianship. White wraps, 1025 items listed.; 6.5 x 10"; 206 pp; Slightly toned at spine, pages unopened. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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66 Sotheby's THE OTTOMAN WORLD: The Library of Sefik E. Atabey with a Supplement -- Volume I: A-G, Volume II: H-Sc and Volume III: Se-Z and Supplement (Three volumes, complete)
London Sotheby's 2002 Softcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Volumes uniform with glossy card covers, perfect bound, well illustrated with much color. Sale took place over three days, 28 - 30 May, 2002. Heavy, extra for international shipping. ; 8-1/4" x 10-1/2"; 246 + 238 + 234 pp; Volumes have lot numbers inked to front page, Volumes II and II have printed auction results tipped in at front with Volume 33 having a tear at top of the front cover. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The Oxford University Press, New York 1896-1946, Redman, Ben Ray
67 Redman, Ben Ray The Oxford University Press, New York 1896-1946
New York Oxford University Press 1946 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Book designed by John Begg and printed at the press of A. Colish, New York. Blue paper wraps, embossed design on front, illustrated. ; 6 x 9"; 55 pp; Covers edgeworn and toned at edge, internally fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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68 Bryson, Lyman The Textbook of the Future
New York H. Wolff Book Manufacturing Company 1936 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Address originally given at exhibition at National Arts Club, New York in February, 1936. Printed as the 52nd keepsake of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (A.I.G.A.), designed by Ernst Reichel. Red cloth, gilt and black lettering front. ; 5 x 8"; Spine lightly sunned. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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69 Gosch, C. C. A. UDSIGT OVER DANMARKS ZOOLOGISKE LITERATUR: med en indledende fremstilling af de Videnskabelige Grundsaitninger for Naturvidenskabens isaer Zoologiens Studium
Copenhagen Hoffensberg, Jespersen & Fr. Traps 1878 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Original tan printed wrappers, rebacked with library tape. Text in Danish.; 5 x 8.5"; viii, 558 pp; Wrappers chipped. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Victoria R.I.: A collection of books, manuscripts, autograph letters, original drawings, etc., by the lady herself and her loyal subjects, produced during her long and illustrious reign. Drama, Fiction, Poetry, Literary Biography, Essays, Children's Books (complete in three volumes), Magee, David
70 Magee, David Victoria R.I.: A collection of books, manuscripts, autograph letters, original drawings, etc., by the lady herself and her loyal subjects, produced during her long and illustrious reign. Drama, Fiction, Poetry, Literary Biography, Essays, Children's Books (complete in three volumes)
San Francisco David Magee/Antiquarian Books 1969, 1970 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
2049 items were described. Printed at the Press of Robert Grabhorn and Andrew Hoyem, the latter two volumes note that only 625 copies were printed. Perfect bound decorated wraps, titled on spine, illustrated (many in color). Laid in at front of each of the first two volumes is an Important Notice to the effect that the collection as a whole was sold to Brigham Young University.; 8.25 x 11"; 103+103+130 pp; Faint soiled spot on volume 1, spines with slight lean, otherwise but minor cover wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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71 Waddleton, Norman Waddleton Chronology of Books with Colour Printed Illustrations or Decorations: 15th to 20th Century
York, England Quacks Books 1993 0 948333 12 X / 9780948333125 Stated Fifth Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Gilt lettering to green cloth. Heavy, extra for international shipping. ; 8-3/4" x 11-3/4"; xviii, 656 pp; Vertical creasing to front group of pages, up to page 60. Otherwise little wear, clean and unmarked. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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72 [Waddleton, Norman] Waddleton Chronology, Supplement I. Books with colour printed illustrations or decorations 15th to 20th Century
York Quacks Books 1996 0 948333 67 7 / 9780948333675 No edition noted Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
with title index for the supplement and combined indexes of colour printing from the Chronology and the Supplement. Gilt lettering to green cloth, 3 illustrations in color..; 8-3/4" x 11-3/4"; viii, 236 pp; Little wear, clean and unmarked. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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73 [Waddleton, Norman] Waddleton Chronology, Supplement II. Books with colour printed illustration s or decorations 15th to 20th Century
York Quacks Books 1997 0 948333 68 5 / 9780948333682 No edition noted Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
with list of Not-in-Collection books and combined title index of all books in the Chronology, Supplements I and II and the NIC list. Gilt lettering to green cloth uniform with other series volumes. Heavy, extra for international shipping. ; 8-3/4" x 11-3/4"; vii, 442 pp; Lightly bumped corners, little wear, clean and unmarked. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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WATER TECHNOLOGY in the PULP and PAPER INDUSTRY, Chamberlin, N. S., et al
74 Chamberlin, N. S., et al WATER TECHNOLOGY in the PULP and PAPER INDUSTRY
New York Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry 1957 Softcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
TAPPI Monograph Series - No. 18. Tan wraps, brown cover lettering, perfect bound, illustrated. ; 6" x 9"; 170 pp; Binding cocked, front cover and a few pages lightly creased at upper right corner, pages clean and unmarked. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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[Auction Catalog] THE HASKELL F. NORMAN LIBRARY OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE Part II: The Age of Reason, Christie's
75 Christie's [Auction Catalog] THE HASKELL F. NORMAN LIBRARY OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE Part II: The Age of Reason
New York Christie's 1998 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Blue coated paper boards, gray endpapers, Lots 235 to 882 are described in detail, many with full color images. ; 8-21/2" x 10-1/2"; 475 pp; Cover with the slightest of wear at the tips, internally fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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[Bookseller Catalogue] Descriptions of Three Miniatures, Four Manuscripts and Ten Printed Books of the First Importance, Bernard Quaritch Ltd.
76 Bernard Quaritch Ltd. [Bookseller Catalogue] Descriptions of Three Miniatures, Four Manuscripts and Ten Printed Books of the First Importance
London Bernard Quaritch Ltd. 1948 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original wrappers, illustrated with frontispiece and 8 additional sheets of fold-out 2-page plates.; 7-1/2" x 10"; 10, [8] pp; Wrappers a bit soiled and lightly edgeworn, first blank leaf creased across top, several pages with small crease at lower right corner.. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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[Bookseller Catalogue] LIVRES RARES / BELLES RELIURES, Librairie Paul Jammes
77 Librairie Paul Jammes [Bookseller Catalogue] LIVRES RARES / BELLES RELIURES
Paris Librairie Paul Jammes Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
110 choice books priced and described in detail (in French) with color photos. Stiff cream wraps, color cover illustration. Undated, but advertising for Paul Jammes publications at rear includes a 2006 work. ; Oblong, 9" x 8-1/4"; pp; Covers very lightly worn. Two pages have bleeding from the red ink used to picture bindings on the opposing page. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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78 Auden, W. H. and Clifton Fadiman [HENRY JAMES] GAZETTE OF THE GROLIER CLUB (Volume II, No. 7 - February, 1947)
[New York] Grolier Club 1947 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
An important Gazette issue for fans of Henry James. Address on Henry James by W. H. Auden - Address on James by Clifton Fadiman - The Henry James Exhibition. Self-wraps, stapled.; 4.5 x 7"; 207-267 pp; Very slight soiling. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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[New York] WOODSIDE DOES READ! A Survey of the reading interests and habits of a local community, [Queens Borough Public Library] Kelley, Grace O. et al
79 [Queens Borough Public Library] Kelley, Grace O. et al [New York] WOODSIDE DOES READ! A Survey of the reading interests and habits of a local community
Jamaica, New York 1935 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Conducted under the auspices of the Queens Borough Public Library by Grace O. Kelley, PH.D., assisted by Richard B. Sealock, M.S., Harry B. Devereaux, M.S. and other members of the staff. One of Five Hundred Copies. Stiff brown wraps, perfect bound, black cover lettering, frontispiece map of The Woodside Survey Area in relation to the entire city of New York, addition page of b&w photographs, additional maps, many tables including one fold-out. Author's name signed on cover. FFEP has inscription inked: For ____ _____ ______ - 1979 (mother) / Her Aunt Grace Kelley wrote this book. ; 7" x 10"; xiii, 244 pp; Covers lightly soiled, pages 91-92 reversed (in production), pages clean and unmarked. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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