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This I Believe.

By: Jake Zeitlin (1902-1987).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Wm. M. Cheney,: 1953

Seller ID: EE516-010

LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies. Pamphlet. 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches. [8] pp. Text clean, unmarked. Brown printed wrappers printed in brown ink, stitched; binding square and tight, covers toned. Jake and Josephine Zeitlin's Greetings, 1953-1954 card has been caught up in the binding. Very Good. "This I Believe as printed here is the text of a broadcast which will be heard some time in January 1954 on the Ed Murrow weekly radio program by the same title. It is privately p... View more info

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The Language of the Foreign Book Trade: Abbreviations, Terms and Phrases

By: Jerrold Orne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, American Library Association: 1949

Seller ID: OG42415-050

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. vii, 88 pp. Text clean, unmarked, edges and end-pages toned. Gilt-stamped green cloth; binding square and tight, back-strip loose and holding by threads only, rubbed. Printed slips "Explanation of some abbreviations" and a "Dictionary of the Most Common Words Used in the Description of Books with Regards to their Faults" laid in. Sold AS IS. A guide to the terminology used in different languages to describe books. View more info

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Autograph Letter, SIGNED

By: Sister Mary Dominic, aka Helen M. D. Redpath

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Marley, South Brent, Devon, UK, Syon Abbey: 1933

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: OG1114-089

Autograph Letter, signed, thanking Ellen Shaffer for sending a book and some Nuremberg Chronicle leaves. Single sheet. 9 x 7 inches. Handwritten on 1 side, folded twice for mailing; text clean, unmarked. Inserted in a mailing envelope, stamped and postmarked South Brent, Devon and addressed to Miss Ellen Shaffer, Dawson's Book Shop, 627 South Grand Ave., Los Angeles, California. Fine. The letter begins, "Dear Miss Shaffer, We think it so very good of you to have sent... View more info