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Fine Books., Alfred William Pollard (1859-1944).
1 Alfred William Pollard (1859-1944). Fine Books.
New York: Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., 1964 First American Edition. Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Series: The Cooper Square Library of Bibliography. Tall 8vo. 10 1/4 x 6 7/8 inches. xv, (332) pp. Frontispiece, 50 illustrations, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, spine blocked in blue and titled in gilt, top edge stained blue; binding square and tight, some light rubbing. Very Good. This book contains a survey of fine printing from fifteenth-century block books to modern fine printing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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At Home with Books: How Booklovers Live With and Care for Their Libraries., Estelle Ellis, Caroline Seebohm, Christopher Simon Sykes.
2 Estelle Ellis, Caroline Seebohm, Christopher Simon Sykes. At Home with Books: How Booklovers Live With and Care for Their Libraries.
New York: Carol Southern Books, 1995 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Like New Hardcover Christopher Simon Sykes 
FIRST EDITION, 7th printing. Folio. 12 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches. [vi], 248 pp. Sumptuously illustrated throughout with color photographs, resources directory of book binders and conservationists, book fairs and the like, index; text clean, unmarked. Yellow paper over boards, spine titled in black, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, corners lightly bumped, some rubbing to the mylar. A Near Fine copy of this lovely book for the bibliophile. This volume is at once a visual delight, a helpful resource, and an inspiration for every bibliophile with a growing home library. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Books as a Way of Life.  Essays by Gordon N. Ray., Gordon Norton Ray (1915-1986).
3 Gordon Norton Ray (1915-1986). Books as a Way of Life. Essays by Gordon N. Ray.
New York: The Grolier Club; The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1988 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Like New Like New Hardcover 
FIRST COLLECTED EDITION, edited by G. Thomas Tanselle. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. xxxiii, 432 pp. Black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Ray, title page printed with red typographic ornaments, bibliography of Gordon N. Ray's publications, index; text clean, unmarked. Red cloth, spine titled in gilt, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Fine. Gordon Ray was a noted Victorian scholar, professor, and author. He was professor of English, specializing in Victorian literature at Harvard University and the university of Illinois. This volume begins with four essays about his own collection, which constitute a kind of autobiography. They are followed by his two celebrated surveys, dating from 1965 and 1974, on the state of the rare-book world. His accomplishments as a major book collector led to the publication of three volumes on English and French book illustration. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Western High Spots: Reading and Collecting Guides.  Foreword by Leland D. Case., Jefferson C. Dykes (1900-1989).
4 Jefferson C. Dykes (1900-1989). Western High Spots: Reading and Collecting Guides. Foreword by Leland D. Case.
[Flagstaff, AZ]: Northland Press, 1977 First Edition. Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 10 x 7 1/8 inches. (xvi), 192 pp. Title page printed in red and black, 10 illustrations, 15 chapters; text clean, unmarked. Blue cloth, spine titled in silver, dust-jacket; binding square and tight, some light toning to the extremities of the jacket, head of jacket spine with small tear. Near Fine. A preeminent book collector and historian presents an anthology of 15 essays from various sources with bibliographic profiles of published Western Americana. 
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Bookman's Quintet.  Five Catalogues about Books.  Bibliography, Printing History, Booksellers, Libraries, Presses, Collectors.  Preface by Terry Belanger., Leona Rostenberg (1908-2005) and Madeleine Bettina Stern (1912-2007).
5 Leona Rostenberg (1908-2005) and Madeleine Bettina Stern (1912-2007). Bookman's Quintet. Five Catalogues about Books. Bibliography, Printing History, Booksellers, Libraries, Presses, Collectors. Preface by Terry Belanger.
Newark, DE; Hillsborough, NC: Oak Knoll Books; Ballinger’s Used and Rare Books, 1980 First Edition, thus. Hardcover Collectible: Like New Hardcover 
FIRST EDITION, thus. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. xix, 283 pp. 10 illustrations in the introduction by the authors, 5 illustrated cataloged in facsimile, index; text clean, unmarked. Navy cloth, spine blocked in red and titled in gilt, archival mylar dust-jacket; binding square and tight, light rubbing. Fine. "Both as antiquarian booksellers and as individuals with a passionate interest in the book and its history, Rostenberg and Stern are to be admired and cherished. The five catalogues here reprinted all have a bibliographical emphasis or connection, and as such they are representative of one of the major Rostenberg and Stern interests. But they are also representative of the standard of excellence of Rosetenberg and Stern catalogues: accurate, concise, pertinent, tempting, valuable." From the Preface by Terry Belanger. 
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