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An Informal Talk by Elmer Adler at the University of Kansas, April 17, 1953. First Annual Public lecture on Books & Bibliography.

By: Elmer Adler (1884-1962).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Saul and Lillian Marks at the Plantin Press,: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GF417-001


FIRST EDITION. 12mo. [ii], (46) pp. Lovely typographic borders and decorations on title page, decorative initials, head- and tailpiece, printer's device on colophon; offsetting on pages 20-21 otherwise text clean and unmarked. Quarter beige linen, decorative paper over boards, printed paper spine label, added mylar dust-jacket; binding square and tight. Very Good. Elmer Adler was a Princeton Professor, bibliophile, and coy-founder of The Colophon. This is delightf... View more info

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A Bibliophile's Los Angeles: Essays for the International Association of Bibliophiles on the Occasion of its XIVth Congress, 30 September - 11 October 1985

By: International Association of Bibliophiles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SFK418-039


LIMITED EDITION of 350 copies, designed and printed by Patrick Reagh, Printers, in Glendale. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. (x), (187) pp. Folding map "A Bibliophile's Map of Los Angeles" a "non-navigational map" by Vance Gerry, half-title, title page printed in blue and black inks within a typographic border, title page in decorative blue border, decorative initials, list of contributors, index; text clean, unmarked. Quarter grey cloth, patterned grey paper over boards,... View more info

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The American Book Collector.

By: William B. Thorsen (1905-1990), editor.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Chicago:, William B. Thorsen,: 1963

Seller ID: KBO617-004


1963-1976. 104 issues. 4to Pamphlets. 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Various paginations. Black-and-white printed self-wrappers; text clean, unmarked, binding square and tight, some volumes lightly bumped or dog-eared on corners. All Very Good. William B. Thorsen's The American Book Collector (not to be confused with Charles F. Heartman and Harry B. Weiss's The American Book Collector: A Monthly Magazine for Book Lovers, published in Metuchen, NJ, 1932-1935) ran from 1950 thr... View more info