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Stanley Morison's 70th Birthday: A Tribue and Second Handlist.

By: Ruari McLean (1917-2006).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Shenval Press Ltd,: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH814-368

Condition: Collectible: Acceptable


Offprint from: Motif, 3, 1959. 4to. 12 x 9 7/8 inches. (51)-57 pp. Portrait of Morison, Introduction by Ruari McLean, handlist of items numbered 143-172 by P. M. Handover, with additions and corrections to the original handlist by John Carter, and a few selected biographical and critical items, example of Morison's handwriting; text clean, unmarked. Blue wrappers, printed paper front cover label; dis-bound, the staples have been removed and the covers and pages are loose. Sold AS IS. Printed by Shenval Press Ltd and distributed by Elkin Mathews Ltd, Takeley, Bishop's Stortford. A sevent... View more info

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Studia Bibliographica in Honorem Herman de la Fontaine Verwy.

By: Sape van der Woude (1911-2001), editor.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Amsterdam:, Menno Hertzberger & Co.,: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CH814-256

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Thick 8vo. 9 3/4 x 7 inches. (480) pp. Half-title, black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Verwey, title page and initials in red, text in French, German, and English, plates and tables throughout; text clean, unmarked. Red cloth, spine titled in gilt, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Fine. This collection of essays in bibliography and allied subjects marked the occasion of Herman de la Fontaine Verwey's silver jubilee as Librarian of the University Library Amsterdam, November 1, 1966. Most of the 28 articles (13 English, 13 French, and 2 German) treat primarily ... View more info

The Blyton Phenomenon. The Controversy Surrounding the Worlds Most Successful Children's Writer

By: Sheila G. Ray

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1983

Seller ID: HGVW10229-7b

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


2nd impression. 8vo. viii, 246 pp. Bibliographies, index; text clean, un-marked. Red cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, foot of spine bumped. Very Good. From the late 1930s to the early 1970s, Enid Blyton published more than 600 children's books; in 1974 she was the fourth most translated author in the world, with 149 translations of her work in 15 different countries. This book discusses the critical reception of her work by contemporary adults, the appeal of Blyton's books to children, and how her reputation has been rehabilitated with time. View more info

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A Preliminary Nevada Bibliography

By: Stanley W. Paher

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Las Vegas, NV, Nevada Publications: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: JR1018-032

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 125 numbered copies, this being copy 87, in mimeograph format printed on the rectos only. 4to. 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Unpaginated. 1,873 entries, index; text clean, unmarked. Navy buckram, gilt spine title; binding square and tight. Fine. 1,873 titles listed, along with 4 pages of works too late to classify, annotate and index. "The author-publisher, a native of Las Vegas, attended local schools there before completing his education at the University of Nevada. He first began to collect books about Nevada in 1958 and now owns 765 of the volumes listed in this Bibliography. A... View more info

The Published Writings of Francis Peloubet Farquhar, Together with an Introduction to FPF by Susanna Bryant Dakin.

By: Susanna Bryant Dakin (1905-1966).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, Lawton Kennedy,: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: KSF713-104

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST EDITION, designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy, Preface by K. K. Bechtel. 8vo. 10 1/8 x 6 11/16 inches. [iv], vii, [1 blank], 17, [1 blank] pp. Title page printed in red and black within a typographic border, text printed in red and black; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped green cloth; binding square and tight, minor soiling to covers. Muir Dawson's copy. Very Good. Lists 103 items written and published by Francis Farquhar between 1915 and 1953. An essential resource for the Farquhar collector, based on a list prepared by Farquhar and given to K. K. Bechtel. Susanna Bryant Dak... View more info

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The Writings of Stanley Morison, A Handlist Compiled by Tony Appleton, With A Biographical and Typographical Supplement and Essays by Brooke Crutchley & John Dreyfus.

By: Tony Appleton, compiler.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Brighton:, Tony Appleton,: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: CH814-109

ISBN: 0950291641

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 600 copies, this is number 524, printed at the University Printing House, Cambridge, for Tony Appleton by Euan Phillips, University Printer. 8vo. 9 7/16 x 6 3/8 inches. (xx), (120) pp. Half-title, black-and-white photographic frontispiece portrait of Morison, lists 403 items with an addenda of 2 items, indexes; occasional light pencil "x"s in the margins. Quarter parchment, beige paper over boards, spine titled in gilt, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, light shelf wear. SIGNED by Tony Appleton on the front free end-paper. Very Good. View more info