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Image for The Psalter or Psalms of David from the Bible of Archbishop Cranmer

The Psalter or Psalms of David from the Bible of Archbishop Cranmer

By: N/A

Price: $1,618.50

Publisher: London / New York, Essex House Press: 1902

Seller ID: Books009958


[ii], 87, [1] pages. Top edge gilded; printed in red and black. Woodcut illustrations and initials by C.R. Ashbee. Full dark green patterned leather; five bands on spine, lettered in gilt. Green ribbon remains attached, red silk ribbon laid in [not original as it is wider than the textblock]. Bound by The Knickerbocker Press, with their stamp to turn-in lower left rear. No. 234 of 250 copies on paper [there were an additional 10 copies on vellum]. In very good slipcase, ... View more info

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The First Book of Moses Called Genesis [The Book of Genesis]

By: N/A

Price: $747.50

Publisher: London, Philip Lee Warner / Riccardi Press: 1914

Seller ID: Books009959


xv, 88, [iii] pages and ten plates with tissue guards titled in red. Paper Copy Number 106 of 500 [there were 12 copies printed on vellum of which 10 were for sale]. This copy bound in the more expensive limp vellum. Top edge gilded; ribbon marker intact, all ties secure. Jacket spine with VELLUM 106 handwritten, sunned. Jacket rubbed at head of spine and splitting for an inch from head of spine along upper hinge and from lower right corner up fore-edge. Pictorial bookpl... View more info

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How To Make Paper By Hand : a classroom project for the study of paper making.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Erie, PA, Hammermill Paper Company: 1956

Seller ID: Books010475


12 pages, with ledger paper and mesh screen, in original envelope. View more info

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Ten Nights in A Bar-Room and What I Saw There

By: Arthur, T. S. [Timothy Shay]

Price: $162.50

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company:

Seller ID: Books009287


175 pages, with frontispiece and four full-page illustrations with verso blank. No stated date of issue. Light soiling only to rear cover. Binding sound and hinges secure. Remarkable front cover mounted paper illustration of three lads in a birch bark canoe. Chas. Ream Books and Stationary Lancaster PA ticket upsidedown on rear pastedow lower left. View more info

Image for Harry Widener: I Want To Be Remembered [Bibliolatrous Series number 8. Titanic association]

Harry Widener: I Want To Be Remembered [Bibliolatrous Series number 8. Titanic association]

By: Burton, Katherine and Louise Perry

Price: $162.50

Publisher: Norton, Mass., Periwinkle Press: 1939

Seller ID: Books010139


Ten leaves, in paper covered boards. One of 150 copies bound individually, of 200 printed. Handmade paper; title in red and black with fencing vignette. Harry Elkins Widener [1885 - 1912], young bibliophile, Harvard graduate [and member of their fencing club, perished on the Titanic. This brief homage mentions: "The most popular and appealing story of Widener's death is that as he was about to step into one of the lifeboats he remembered a newly-aquired rare book lef... View more info

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The Dark Season

By: Clifford, Wayne

Price: $56.25

Publisher: Windsor, Ontario, Biblioasis: 2012

Seller ID: Books010569


six leaves, as issued, in folder. Number 43 of 100 limited edition. View more info

Image for The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed  [Volumes I through VIII; 1788-1794. 389 plates]

The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed [Volumes I through VIII; 1788-1794. 389 plates]

By: Curtis, William

Price: $5,312.50

Publisher: London, Couchman and Fry: 1794

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010222


The first eight volumes of this impressive botanical publication in unsophisticated contemporary half calf over marbled paper boards. Volume I lacks frontispiece portrait; thereafter: 389 of 390 plates called for [plate 119 folding; plate 120 not coloured], lacking plate 133 in Volume III [Hyacinthus Comosus - the description leaf is present, the plate evidently not bound in]. Alphabetical listing of plates in manuscript to pastedown of each volume. Boards rubbed, leathe... View more info

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The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed [Volume XI; 1797. 88 plates]]

By: Curtis, William

Price: $812.50

Publisher: London, Stephen Couchman: 1797

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010223


The eleventh volume of this impressive botanical publication in unsophisticated contemporary half calf over marbled paper boards. All plates present: numbered 541 through 628. Alphabetical listing of plates in manuscript to front free endpapers (with ereoneous notation that 4 plates are missing). Boards rubbed, leather worn, both boards nearly detached. Textblock firm, contents clean, colours brilliant. Customers overseas please contact us for an accurate shipping quote. View more info

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Elsie's Vacation and After Events

By: Finley (Farquharson), Martha

Price: $118.75

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons: 1918

Seller ID: Books010427


292 pages and six pages of ads at rear. Publisher's decorative binding with a girl reading on front panel. Gilt titles on spine still bright. Unobtrusive stain around The "Elsie Books" lower right front, and light soiling to rear board. Offsetting to endpapers; all pages evenly toned. Pictorial frontispiece. Gift inscription to front free endpaper dated June 29, 1918, though the binding appears to be from a decade or two prior. A lovely example. View more info

Image for Forget me not; A Christmas and New Year's present for MDCCCXXVIII.[In publisher's sleeve. 1828]

Forget me not; A Christmas and New Year's present for MDCCCXXVIII.[In publisher's sleeve. 1828]

By: Frederic Shoberl ed.

Price: $181.25

Publisher: London / Philadelphia, R. Ackermann / Carey, Lea, and Carey: 1827

Seller ID: Books011324


x, 418, 4 pages plus plates. Lacking three of the engraved plates. Publisher's slipcase in very good condition. Book is good only: lacks spine panel, and lacks 3 plates, with a leaf of text detached where the plate should be. Both hinges slack. Embossed gift/dedication leaf present, with signature. View more info

Image for Speedball Text Book. Poster Design Lettering for Pen and Brush [14th Edition. A Hand Book of Modern Alphabets]

Speedball Text Book. Poster Design Lettering for Pen and Brush [14th Edition. A Hand Book of Modern Alphabets]

By: George, Ross F.

Price: $81.25

Publisher: Camden, NJ, C. Howard Hunt Pen Co.: 1941

Seller ID: Books010129


88 pages. Binding sound; no inscriptions. A very good example. View more info

Image for The Aurelian. A Natural History of English Moths and Butterflies. Together with the Figures of their Transformations and of the plants on which they feed. ...

The Aurelian. A Natural History of English Moths and Butterflies. Together with the Figures of their Transformations and of the plants on which they feed. ...

By: Harris, Moses

Price: $10,937.50

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn: 1840

Seller ID: Books010187


Title continues: New Edition, with their systematic names, synonyms, and additional observations upon the habits of the species figured. By John O. Westwood. Contemporary half morocco rubbed at extremities; elaborate gilt to spine; all edges gilt. Marbled boards and endpapers. Text: xi, 83, [4] pages. Additional coloured title, key plate, and 44 hand-coloured plates; no frontispiece. Paper rough-edged lower right plates 12 and 22. Occasional inoffensive blemish; overall ... View more info

Image for The Roycroft Shop. A History [with Roycroft Inn stationary]

The Roycroft Shop. A History [with Roycroft Inn stationary]

By: Hubbard, Elbert

Price: $52.00

Publisher: East Aurora, N.Y., The Roycrofters: 1909

Seller ID: Books009762


31 pages. Oversized wraps wrinkled along fore-edge. Date written along top front. Binding sound. With three sheets of Roycroft Inn unused folded stationary laid in. View more info

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A Thousand & One Epigrams, selected from the writings of Elbert Hubbard.

By: Hubbard, Elbert

Price: $162.50

Publisher: East Aurora, N.Y., Roycroft Shop: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009785


186, xi pages. Olive green morocco over boards with gilt to spine. top edge gilded others untrimmed. Many leaves unopened [not sliced with paper knife] one leaf opened roughly (seen in photo). Foxing / offsetting to preliminary and terminal blanks; no inscriptions. Page mark ribbon intact; binding sound. A handsome volume. View more info

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Victorian Print Media: A Reader

By: King, Andrew; Plunkett, John; ( eds.)

Price: $31.25

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010855


xiv, 435pp. As new: clean and unmarked, with no spine crease. View more info

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Bookbinding Constructions For Senior Schools

By: Lismer, W. A.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, The Technical Press: 1931

Seller ID: Books010530


71 pages. Spine sunned; light wear to cloth; offsetting to endpapers; contents clean and binding sound. View more info

Image for The situation in which we are both amateurs

The situation in which we are both amateurs

By: Musgrave, Susan

Price: $43.75

Publisher: Vancouver, Lazara Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011024


Broadside published in memory of William Martin Hoffer, Vancouver rare book dealer, The poem was written by Susan Musgrave, and designed and printed by Glenn Goluska. It was published in an edition of 226 copies, 200 of which are for sale. light soiling to sheet, 1" x 3" triangular fold to bottow right corner, not affecting text. View more info

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The New Woodcut. Studio Special Spring Number 1930

By: Salaman, Malcolm C.; C. Geoffrey Holme ed.

Price: $78.00

Publisher: London / New York, The Studio / Albert & Charles Boni: 1930

Seller ID: Books009749


viii, 176 pages. Profusely illustrated. One inch closed tear along hinge at base of spine. Binding sound, interior is clean and unmarked. Removeable vernacular cover, with handmade label peeling off, has protected the exterior for decades. View more info

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Maps and Engravings Illustrating Scenes From the Bible

By: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge

Price: $513.50

Publisher: London, F.C. & J. Rivington / Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1822

Seller ID: Books009986


9 maps [2 double] and 53 engravings as in the Michigan copy; likewise no title page - OCLC catalogues as [Maps and engravings illustrating scenes from the Bible.] [London, : F.C. & J. Rivington, 1821-1822.] Maps drawn under the direction of Mr. Arrowsmith; engraved by Sidney Hall. Various engravers for the illustrations. Maps dated at foot 1821 and 1822. Paper toned; moderate staining throughout. Attractively bound in recent half leather over light blue buckram with gilt... View more info

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Print! Amos Kennedy, Jr.& The Fine Art of Rabblerousery

By: Steeves, Andrew

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Kentville, NS, Gaspereau Press: 2014

Seller ID: Books010887


16 pages. A paper presented at the International Perspectives On African [Black] Literature Conference at Harvard University, May 2014. As new. View more info