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Oxford German Dictionary. Third Edition.

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford, etc., Oxford University Press,: 2008

Edition: Third Edition, Reissued 2008

Seller ID: CH4318-039


Beautiful, unused copy, jacket in mylar cover; mylar cover on jacket shows some light wear, otherwise as new copy. View more info

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Zephyrus Image: A Bibliography. Photographs by Bob Rusk.

By: Alastair Johnston.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA:, Poltroon Press,: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AJ916-001


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. (244) pp. Half title, illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographic illustrations of people and pages, bibliography of the production of Zephyrus Image and a bibliography for this text; text clean, unmarked. Black cloth, spine titled in silver, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Brand-New, freshly released from publisher's shrink-wrap. Fine. "Zephyrus Image was a Northern Californian pre... View more info

Image for Les Elzevier: Histoire et Annales Typographiques.  Included in this edition are Berghmans's Supplement a L'Ouvrage sur les Elzevier, Stockholm, 1897 & Berghman's Etudes sur la Bibliographie Elzevirienne, Stockholm, 1885.

Les Elzevier: Histoire et Annales Typographiques. Included in this edition are Berghmans's Supplement a L'Ouvrage sur les Elzevier, Stockholm, 1897 & Berghman's Etudes sur la Bibliographie Elzevirienne, Stockholm, 1885.

By: Alphonse Willems (1839-1912).

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Manfield Centre, CT:, Martino Fine Books,: 1999

Edition: First Edition, thus.

Seller ID: CH814-313


REPRINT EDITION. Thick 8vo. 9 x 6 1/4 inches. cclix, 607; xvii, 172, (2); (iv), 76 pp. 9 pages of plates at the rear; text clean, unmarked. Grey cloth, spine blocked in red, titled in gilt, added clear mylar dust-jackset; binding square and tight, jacket with shelf wear. Fine. A comprehensive biography of the Elzevier family followed by a bibliography of 2,186 books and pamphlets published and printed by the family. View more info

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The Business of the Household.

By: C. W. Taber.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia & London:, J. B. Lippincott,: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WO816-006


Series: Lippincott's Home Manuals. First Edition. 8vo. 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. xii, 438 pp. Half-title, 41 figures, tables, 1 folding plate, index; text clean, unmarked. Illustrated cloth stamped in organs and dark blue; binding square and tight. Very Good. Lippincott's household manual that applied the modern principles of scientific management to the home with special reference to finances. View more info

Place Names of the English-Speaking World

By: Constance Mary Matthews (1908-2008)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1972

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: OG42415-030


FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. xi, 369 pp. Appendices, indexes, bibliography; light ink underlining and marginalia. Full brown cloth over boards, spine titled in gilt, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, shelf wear, dust jacket chipped. Gift inscription on front free end-paper. Good. Matthews traces the history of England through the Celts, Romans, and Normans, and how their values and beliefs were immortalized in the names... View more info

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Rara Arithmetica: A Catalogve of the Arithmetics Written Before the Year MDCI with a Description of those in the Library of George Arthur Plimpton of New York

By: David Eugene Smith (1860-1944)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Chelsea Publishing Company: 1970

Seller ID: OG42415-037


FOURTH EDITION. 2 Volumes. 8vo. 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. 9 plates, including frontispiece, illustrated title page, 246 figures, addenda; text clean, unmarked. Navy cloth, gilt-titled spine; binding square and tight. Fine. WITH: SMITH, David Eugene. Addenda to Rara Arithmetica, Which Described in 1908 Such European Arithmetics Printed Before 1601 as were then in the Library of the Late George Arthur Plimpton. Boston and London: Ginn and Company, Publishers, 1939. P... View more info

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Simon de Colines: An Annotated Catalogue of 230 Examples of His Press, 1520-1546. With an Introduction by Jeanne Veyrin-Forrer.

By: Fred Schreiber.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Provo, UT:, Friends of the Brigham Young University Library,: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH814-319


LIMITED EDITION of 750 copies. 4to. 11 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. lxxxiv, 246 pp. Half-title, black-and-white frontispiece, introduction in French (with English translation), illustrations of sample title pages throughout, images of Coline's printer's devices, facsimiles of 2 Colines publishers' catalogues, bibliography, indexes; text clean, unmarked. Gray cloth stamped in red and gilt on the front cover, printed paper spine label, added plain paper dust- jacket in mylar w... View more info

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Bibliotheca Walleriana: The Books Illustrating the History of Medicine and Science

By: Hans Sallander (1903-1983)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Maurizio Martino Publisher: 1980

Edition: FACSIMILE REPRINT

Seller ID: OG914-024


FACSIMILE REPRINT, LIMITED to 400 copies. 2 volumes in 1. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/8 inches. [i], (xii), 494 pp. Frontispiece, 55 black-and-white plates; text clean, unmarked. Maroon cloth over boards, spine titled in gilt over a black field; binding square and tight. Fine. This is a facsimile reprint of Hans Sallander's catalogue of Erik Waller's collection of books on medicine and science. Waller (1875-1955) was a Swedish surgeon whose expansive collection of 20,000 boo... View more info

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ABC for Book Collectors

By: John Carter (1906-1976) and Nicolas Barker (b. 1932) editor and notes.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, etc, Granada: 1985

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: OG42415-040


SIXTH EDITION, reprinted, with corrections and additions by Nicolas Barker. 8vo. 219 pp. Half-title, Preface by John Carter, Note to the Sixth Edition by Nicolas Barker, tailpiece; text clean, unmarked. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, with inserted erratum label pasted to front free endpaper (as issued). Ivy Trent's copy with her pencil ownership notation. Very Good. John Carter's ABC for Book Collectors provides... View more info

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A Catalogue of the Fifteenth-Century Printed Books in the University Library, Cambridge.

By: John Claud Trewinard Oates (1912-1990), compiler.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Mansfield Centre, CT:, Martino Fine Books,: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH814-370


REPRINT EDITION. Thick 8vo. 9 1/4 x 7 inches. (xiv), 898 pp. 9 figures, 8 plates, indexes, concordances, supplement; text clean, unmarked. Navy cloth, gilt spine, added clear mylar dust-jacket; binding square and tight, light shelf wear to jacket. Fine. This work lists 4,227 "fifteenth-century books in the Cambridge University Library, to direct the reader to the best published descriptions of each book, to supplement published descriptions when they appear ina... View more info

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Catalog of the Clifford G. Grulee Collection on Pediatrics

By: John Crerar Library

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, John Crerar Library: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: OG42415-043


FIRST EDITION. 4to. 11 x 8 1/2 inches. viii, 340 pp. Frontispiece; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, gilt-titled spine; binding square and tight, corners bumped. Ivy Trent's copy with her pencil notation on front free end-paper. Very Good. A bibliography of the Clifford G. Grulee Collection at the John Crerar Library in the University of Chicago; Grulee's private library on pediatrics consisted of some four thousand books and bound volumes of periodicals, unboun... View more info

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Bibliotheca Chemica

By: John Ferguson (1837-1916)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Derek Verschoyle, Academic and Bibliographical Publications, Ltd.: 1954

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: OG42415-039


FACSIMILE EDITION. Derek Verschoyle Academic and Bibliographical Publications, First Series, No. 2. 2 Volumes. 8vo. 10 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches. [iii], (xxiii), 487; [vii], (599) pp. Foreword by F. Sherwood Taylor, additions and corrections to Vol. I at the end of Vol. II; text clean, unmarked. Full beige cloth over boards, spine titled in gilt over red fields; binding square and tight, spines freckled, edges of volume 2 foxed. Ivy Trent's copy with her pencil ownership... View more info

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Bibliographical Notes on Histories of Inventions and Books of Secrets, Two Volumes in One

By: John Ferguson (1837-1916)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, The Holland Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: OG42415-036


1981 REPRINT of the First Collection Edition of 1959. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 6 inches. Originally published in six parts with separate paginations, reproduced in this facsimile. Black-and-white portraits of various authors, index; text clean, unmarked. Blue cloth, gilt-titled spine; binding square and tight, light shelf wear. Very Good. John Ferguson was a Scottish chemist and bibliographer whose Bibliotheca Chemica is one of the best known and most used bibliographies on t... View more info

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Catalogue of the Rare Astronomical Books in the San Diego State University Library.

By: Louis A. Kenney.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Diego, Friends of the Malcolm A. Love Library, San Diego State University: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: JC3P-4


LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 copies, this copy is out of sequence (unnumbered). 4to. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches. 335, [1] pp. Black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Isaac Newton, gives full bibliographical descriptions of 211 rare astronomical books, illustrated throughout in black-and-white and color, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped red cloth, end-papers with color photographic illustrations, with the original red cloth-covered slip case; binding square and tigh... View more info

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Incunabula in the Hanes Collection of the Library of the University of North Carolina

By: Olan V. Cook (1905-1969), compiler

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, The University of North Carolina Press: 1960

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: OG42415-044


SECOND EDITION, enlarged. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. xvii, 180 pp. Lists 536 incunabla by place of publication and cross-indexed; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped green cloth, fore-edge untrimmed; binding square and tight, rubbing on edges. Ivy Trent'copy without distinguishing marks. Very Good. The Hanes Foundation was established to aid the study of the origin and development of the book. This particular publication is a list of books printed in the fifteenth... View more info

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Bibliotheca Mechanica

By: Verne L. Roberts and Ivy Trent

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Jonathan A. Hill: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: OG914-023


LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 copies, this is number 2. 4to. 11 3/8 x 8 7/8 inches. (xvi), 391 pp. Frontispiece, 49 illustrations; text clean, unmarked. Quarter beige cloth, blue paper over boards, printed in blue ink with an illustration from Hooke's Lectures de Potentis, plain paper dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Includes correspondence between co-authors Verne Roberts and Ivy Trent. INSCRIBED by Roberts to Trent on 11/29/91 on rear paste-dow... View more info