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Alphabets to Order: The Literature of Nineteenth-Century Typefounders' Specimens., Alastair Johnston.
1 Alastair Johnston. Alphabets to Order: The Literature of Nineteenth-Century Typefounders' Specimens.
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2000 1584560096 / 9781584560098 First Edition Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
4to. 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches. [x], 213, [1] pp. Illustrated throughout in black-and-white, typefounder's lineages, glossary, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Maroon cloth, spine titled in gilt, dust-jacket; binding square and tight. INSCRIBED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR to Muir and Agnes Dawson in the preliminaries. 3 8 1/2 x 11 sheets of white paper with an announcement for a book signing for this book at Dawson's Book Shop, January 24, 2002. Fine. his book surveys the little recognized art form of nineteenth-century type specimen books at a time of great innovation in typefounding. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Cynthia L. Allen. Case Marking and Reanalysis: Grammatical Relations from Old to Early Modern English.
Oxford, etc.: Oxford University Press, 1999 0198238673 / 9780198238676 First Paperback Edition Paperback Used: Like New Paperback 
Series: Oxford Linguistics. Trade Paperback. xviii, 509 pp. Tables, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers; binding square and tight, minor soiling to bottom edge of text block, covers curling at corners, otherwise an excellent, unread copy. Near Fine. English underwent sweeping changes to its inflectional system in the Middle English period and it is widely assumed that the loss of case-marking distinctions had profound consequences for the syntax of the language. Allen here makes a detailed study of these changes, questioning the results of previous analyses which, she argues, posit too direct a link between the morphological and syntactic changes. 
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3 Edna Ullmann-Margalit, editor The Scientific Enterprise: The Bar-Hillel Colloquium: Studies in History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science, Volume 4
Dordrecht, etc. Kluwer Academic Publishers 1992 0792319923 / 9780792319924 First Edition Hardcover New Fine Hardcover 
Series: Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, No. 146. 8vo. viii, 293 pp. Eighteen contributions from such scholars as Richard Popkin, Isaac Kramnick, Richard S. Westfall, and Shmuel Sambursky, among others, 13 figures; text clean, un-marked. Navy cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket; binding square and tight, jacket with fading to spine, else like new. An excellent copy from the private collection of Richard Popkin, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at UCLA. Your order receives my personal attention. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 Elizabeth Hulse A Dictionary of Toronto Printers, Publishers, Booksellers, and the Allied Trades, 1798-1900
Anson-Cartwright 1982 0919974082 / 9780919974081 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Good Hardcover Signed by Author
LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies, this is number 312. 4to. xxii, 311 pp. Alphabetic listing of Toronto printers with illustrations; text clean, un-marked. Red cloth, no dust-jacket; binding a tiny bit shaken. This copy includes an off-print from another publication which documents The Hunter Rose Company, written by Elizabeth Hulse, which is SIGNED by the author, and loosely inserted inside the front cover. Your order receives my personal attention. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 Ezra Talmor Language and Ethics
Oxford, etc. Pergamon 1984 0080308457 / 9780080308456 Hardcover Used: Like New None Hardcover 
8vo. x, 74 pp. Bibliography, index; text clean, un-marked. Cloth; binding square and tight. An excellent copy from the private collection of Richard Popkin, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at UCLA. Your order receives my personal attention. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Bibliography: Library Science, and Reference Books; a Bibliography of Bibliographies., Theodore Besterman.
6 Theodore Besterman. Bibliography: Library Science, and Reference Books; a Bibliography of Bibliographies.
Totowa, NJ: Rowman and Littlefield, 1971 0874710413 / 9780874710410 Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
8vo. 7 3/4 x 5 inches. [xiv], 271 pp. Text clean, unmarked. Green cloth, spine titled in gilt; binding square and tight. Muir Dawson's copy. Very Good. Later Edition. First published in 1939, this bibliography is arranged alphabetically by subject: Bibliography; Library Science; Reference Books; Books for the Blind; Palaeography; Papyri; Anonymous Writings; Condemned Books, Erotica; Forged Books; Miniature Books; Special Subjects. 
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