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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

Condition: Collectible: Very Good

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 published for distribution to my friends with the permission of the owners of that Program." REFERENCE: Jones: A Los Angeles ... View more info

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"And Brown": A Chronicle of B. F. Stevens & Brown, Ltd., Library and Fine Arts Agents of London, with emphasis on the years since 1902

By: Lawrence Clark Powell (1906-2001)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Privately Printed: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: OG618-001

Condition: Collectible: Very Good

FIRST EDITION. 12mo. 7 1/2 x 6 inches. (ii), 24 (7 pages of photographs) pp. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece portrait of Ralph Brown, 7 photographic plates, biographical note; text clean, unmarked. Quarter brown cloth over marbled boards, printed paper front cover label, spine titled in gilt, added mylar jacket; binding square but loosely shaken, spine lightly faded, minor shelf wear. Laid in Presentation Slip on B. F. Stevens & Brown Ltd. stationery. OG618-001. Very Good. This is a notable history of B. F. Stevens & Brown, one of London's most renowned antiquarian bookselling firms.... 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

Condition: Collectible: Very Good

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 us the most interesting leaves for the Nuremberg Chronicle, & Lady Abbess sends her most sincere thanks for so kind a though... View more info