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1 Blanck, Jacob, compiler. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE. VOLUME FOUR (4): NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE TO JOSEPH HOLT INGRAHAM.
New Haven Yale University Press 1977 Fourth Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
(xxiv), 495 pp, 10 1/4" H. Black cloth with red title block/gilt lettering and crest on spine. B&w illustrations. Plain brown paper dust jacket with two cut-outs revealing title and volume number. Contents: Authors in Volume Four; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; General References; Principal Periodicals Consulted; Location Symbols; Bibliography of American Literature; Initials, Pseudonyms, and Anonyms. Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, slight tiny bump at top corner of boards. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling, tiny edge tear on title cut-out archivally taped. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
2 Blanck, Jacob, compiler. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE. VOLUME ONE (1): HENRY ADAMS TO DONN BYRNE.
New Haven Yale University Press 1977 Fifth Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ 
(liv), 474 pp, 10 1/4" H. Black cloth with red title block/gilt lettering and crest on spine. B&w illustrations. Plain brown paper dust jacket with two cut-outs revealing title and volume number. Contents: Genesis and Scope of the Bibliography; Plan of the Bibliography; Form of Entry; Binding; Publication Notes; Comment on Locations; Definitions of Terms; A Personal Note; Acknowledge-ments; General References; Principal Periodicals Consulted; Location Symbols; Bibliography of American Literature; Initials, Pseudonyms, and Anonyms. One slight sorner bump, very light wrinkling at bottom of spine, very light rubbing to spine title block. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top of rear flap-fold. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
3 Blanck, Jacob, compiler. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE. VOLUME THREE (3): EDWARD EGGLESTON TO BRET HARTE.
New Haven Yale University Press 1977 0300003129 / 9780300003123 Fourth Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
(xxiv), 482 pp, 10 1/4" H. Black cloth with red title block/gilt lettering and crest on spine. B&w illustrations. Plain brown paper dust jacket with two cut-outs revealing title and volume number. Contents: Authors in Volume Three; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; General References; Principal Periodicals Consulted; Location Symbols; Bibliography of American Literature; Initials, Pseudonyms, and Anonyms. Very light wrinkling at top of spine, light bump at bottom of spine, three very small corner bumps, small tear and tiny chip at bottom edge of first three page leaves - archivally taped. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, a few small & tiny tears archivally taped, a few tiny chips. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
WHEN WE SKI., Dudley, Charles M.
4 Dudley, Charles M. WHEN WE SKI.
Grossett & Dunlap, New York, 1937. 
107 pp, large 8vo (9 15/16" H), hard cover with pictorial boards - no dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings. Contents: Acknoledgements; List of Illustrations; Skiing and Its Vogue; Modern Ski Technique and Its Evolutio n; Lessons in the Sport of Skiing; The Selection of Proper Equipment; The Preparation, Care & Waxing of Skis; Ski Clothing and Accessories; Trail. A vintage beginner's guide. Faint cigarette odor, light browning to pages and on endpapers, p r e v i o u s owner's name/date on free front endpaper, light rubbing to boards, light browning - darker on spine, moderate edge wear, browning to edges of textblock, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very small dint to fore-edge of boards. Goo d . 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE DISCOURSES OF EPICTETUS.  2 VOLUME SET., Epictetus.  Translated by George Long.
5 Epictetus. Translated by George Long. THE DISCOURSES OF EPICTETUS. 2 VOLUME SET.
London George Bell and Sons 1902 Limited Edition Quarter Vellum Very Good - 
282 pp + 265 pp - 9 1/4" H - 2 volume set, printed at the Chiswick Press on handmade paper in an edition of 250 copies. White vellum spines with gilt lettering, white cloth boards with gilt titling in gilt border on front boards. Top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed. Small bookseller label at bottom of front pastedown: Lamley & Co., 1, 3 & 7, Exhibition Road, South Kensington. Very light soiling to spine, very light browning to boards, browning to fore-edge and bottom of text blocks, light waviness to fore-edge and bottom of text blocks, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very tiny piece missing from gold title border of volume 2, previous owner's chop mark (stamp) on free front endpapers, areas of light browning on endpapers, light browning marks on free endpapers caused by old tape used to hold plastic book protectors. 
Price: 225.00 USD
 
 
PERSIAN ART.  CALOUSTE GULBENKIAN COLLECTION., Ettinghausen, Richard, introduction.
6 Ettinghausen, Richard, introduction. PERSIAN ART. CALOUSTE GULBENKIAN COLLECTION.
Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisboa, 1972. 
Unpaginated, 4to (12 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket with additional clear mylar cover. Introductory essay plus colour and b&w illustrations with captions. "This Album, published on the occasion of the celebrations of the 2500th Anniversary of the Iranian Monarchy, presents a selection of the Persian works of art in the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum from the sections of Ceramics, Textiles and Artistic Books. The criterion adopted for this selection was, generally speaking, the quality and a esthetic value of the items included and, for some of them, their rarity as well. In the Ceramics and Textiles sections the mains centres of production are represented, such as Rayy, Kashan, Tabriz, Herat and Isfahan, and in the Artistic B o o k s s e c t ion the important schools of Shiraz and Mashhad, as well as some fine specimens of 17th century bindings." Very Light browning in margins of pages and on edges of textblock, minor rubbing. Very Good/Very Good+ 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
THE FOLIO SOCIETY 1997 PROSPECTUS., Folio Society.
7 Folio Society. THE FOLIO SOCIETY 1997 PROSPECTUS.
(The Folio Society, London, 1997). 
49 pp, oblong 8vo (7 3/4" H), stapled in wraps. Wonderful cover art by Charles Stewart from "Ghost Stories and Other Horrid Tales". Profusely illus. in color and b&w giving the listings for new publications for January to September 1997 - celebrat ing the 50th anniversary of The Folio Society. Interior - light cigarette odor, minor browning to edges of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light wear on spine, very light edge browning, crea s e s a t m i ddle of spine area, soft bump to bottom corner of book. Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
8 Folio Society. (C.V. Wedgwood, Christopher Robinson.) FOLIO: THE QUARTERLY MAGAZINE OF THE FOLIO SOCIETY. OCTOBER-DECEMBER 1968.
Folio Society, London, 1968. 
15 pp, 8 3/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations. Contents: Editorial; Accidental Literature: The Letters of Dorothy Osborne; Food for Thought (food in literature). Interior - light cigarette odor, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, minor rubbing. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
9 Folio Society. (Chris Wrigley, Hilary Pyle, Alexander Murray, John Major, Bryan Forbes.) FOLIO. SUMMER 1998.
Folio Society, London, 1998. 
32 pp, 8 1/4" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations. Contents: Editorial; The History Man (A.J.P. Taylor); Sons of the Artist John (John Butler Yeats); Positively Medieval; The Politician's Trollope; Traveller's Tales (Somerset Maug ham, John O'Hara). Interior - cigarette odor, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, minor browning on rear cover. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
10 Folio Society. (Graham Handley, Rod Waters, Timothy Wilson-Smith, Thor Heyerdahl, Claire Hills.) FOLIO. WINTER/SPRING 1996.
Folio Society, London, 1996. 
36 pp, 8 3/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations. Contents: Editorial (including an obituary for Robertson Davies); The Uses of Time in Vanity Fair; In Search of Nina Balatka; Portrait of an Artist: the Journal of Eugene Delacroi x; In the Wake of the Sun-God: The Kon-Tiki Voyage; The Ninth Folio Society Debate. Interior - light cigarette odor, creases in gutters of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, creases o n s p i n e /covers, an area of tiny shallow dints on front cover, very light rubbing/soiling on rear cover. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
11 Folio Society. (John Mullan, Claire Hills, Neil Cuddy, Peter Gilbert.) FOLIO. AUTUMN 1996.
Folio Society, London, 1996. 
32 pp, 8 5/16" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations. Contents: Editorial; Mayhew's London Characters and Crooks; 'Lipstick and Invitations': a re-reading of The Chronicles of Narnia; How Distance has brought us closer to Tudor and Stuart Britain; Jospeph Conrad; The Folio Golden Jubilee Competition. Interior - cigarette odor, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, light browning on spine. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
12 Folio Society. (Michael Wood, Chapman Pincher, Sue Bradbury, Simon Goldhill.) FOLIO. WINTER 1998.
Folio Society, London, 1998. 
32 pp, 8 1/4" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations. Contents: Editorial; In Search of Lost Time (journey to Mesopotamia); The Second Oldest Profession (writers and spies); The Cockney Alphabet; Knowing Homer (legacy of the Odyssey myth); Keats-Shelley Memorial Prize 1999. Interior - cigarette odor, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, tiny curl to top/bottom corners of book. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
13 Folio Society. (Norman Sherry, Alan Coren, Pauline Hunter Blair, Claire Hills.) FOLIO. SUMMER 1997.
Folio Society, London, 1997. 
32 pp, 8 3/16" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations. Contents: Editorial; Tormented Man, Chronicler of Our Age (Graham Greene); Fifty Years of Folio; A Cautionary Tale? (Hilaire Belloc); On Anglo-Saxon England and its Author (Peter Hunter Blair); The Lunchpack of Notre Dame Competition Report; The Folio Golden Jubilee Competition Results. Interior - cigarette odor, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, minor brownin g o n r e a r cover, very small bump at top of spine. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
CARAVAN:  THE ASSEMBLED TALES OF JOHN GALSWORTHY., Galsworthy, John.
14 Galsworthy, John. CARAVAN: THE ASSEMBLED TALES OF JOHN GALSWORTHY.
London William Heinemann 1925 New Impression. Full-Leather Good 
950 pp, 7 1/2" H. Medium brown full leather binding with Arts & Crafts-style dark brown lettering and red decoration on spine and front board, top edge gilt. Mottled brown endpapers. Collects all of the author's shorter-than-novel-length stories (56 in total) from 1900 to 1923, linking them in pairs. "In selecting each tandem, I have tried to find tales which have some likeness to each other in theme, or mood, so that any reader who has the curiosity can mark such difference as Time bring to technique or treatment." From the author's Foreword. John Galsworthy is best-known for his Forsyte Saga series of novels. Small tear at top edge of contents page - archivally taped, light to moderate edge wear, very small tear at top of hinges and at top of spine, slight wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light rubbing to leather icluding a 1 1/2' light scuff on front board, light fading to spine colour and slight fading to top half of front board leather, light browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block. Book is protected in a stiff mylar sleeve. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
SLIGHTLY CHIPPED:  FOOTNOTES IN BOOKLORE., Goldstone, Lawrence and Goldstone, Nancy.
15 Goldstone, Lawrence and Goldstone, Nancy. SLIGHTLY CHIPPED: FOOTNOTES IN BOOKLORE.
New York St. Martin's 1999 0312205872 / 9780312205874 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
213 pp, 8 1/2" H. "(A) companion piece for 'Used and Rare', (this book) details the warm and witty story of the (authors') further explorations into the curious world of books. The Goldstones get hooked on the writing, correspondence, and couplings of the Bloomsbury group; they track down Bram Stoker's earliest notes for 'Dracula'; they set their sights on a single lot of 128 leather-bound books at Sotheby's auction of the Paris home of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor; they try out book collecting on the Internet; and they are introduced to hypermoderns. 'Slighty Chipped' is filled with anecdotes, esoterica, and fun facts about the world of book collecting. The Goldstones have discovered new places to buy rare tomes and new eccentric personalities along the way." Slight bump to top/bottom of spine, minor lean to spine. Dust jacket has minor rubbing, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very small tear at bottom of front flap-folds - archivally taped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
USED AND RARE:  TRAVELS IN THE BOOK WORLD., Goldstone, Lawrence and Goldstone, Nancy.
16 Goldstone, Lawrence and Goldstone, Nancy. USED AND RARE: TRAVELS IN THE BOOK WORLD.
New York St. Martin's 1997 0312156820 / 9780312156824 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
215 pp, 8 1/2" H. 3rd printing. "What started as a last resort on the quest for a cheap gift soon became an addiction. (The authors) found themselves visiting every rare-book store between Boston and Manhattan, spending ever increasing amounts of money on first editions, leather-bound classics, and out-of-print volumes. Along the way, they gained an education in books - and in people - that we can all savor. This warm and witty story is filled with eccentric characters, from snobby book dealers to bearded backwoodsmen (who just happen to have a fortune in rare books in their barns). ('Used and Rare') is an enjoyable education and a love letter to book lovers everywhere." The remains (backing paper) of two large labels on the free front endpaper, tiny dent/scuff on top of text block, very minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, small tear at bottom of rear hinge - archivally taped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE NATIONAL TRUST 1895-1995 100 GREAT TREASURES: 100 CELEBRITIES SELECT THEIR PERSONAL FAVOURITES FROM THE TRUST'S COLLECTION, Jackson-Stops, Gervase and Simon, Robin, Editors
17 Jackson-Stops, Gervase and Simon, Robin, Editors THE NATIONAL TRUST 1895-1995 100 GREAT TREASURES: 100 CELEBRITIES SELECT THEIR PERSONAL FAVOURITES FROM THE TRUST'S COLLECTION
London National Trust / Apollo Magazine 1995 0952208156 / 9780952208150 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 
80 pp, 12" H. Profusely illustrated in colour. J. Carter Brown, Nicholas Baring, Mark Girouard, Simon Jervis, Lucinda Lambton, James Lees-Milne, Jonathan Miller, Richard Baker, Lord Menuhin, Christopher Hogwood, Sir Hugh Casson, Lord Rothschild, Lady Emma Tennant, John Julius Norwich, David Gentleman, Bamber Gascoigne, Lady Mary Keen, Auberon Waugh, Sir Roy Strong, et al. describe their favourite furniture, rooms, portraits, landscapes, sculpture, follies, etc. from the National Trust's collection. Interior - several very small printing ink smudges on page 44, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - some very light edge wrinkling, small sticker residue mark on front cover, minor curling at corners, minor rubbing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE PRACTICAL GUIDE TO BOOK REPAIR AND CONSERVATION., Johnson, Arthur W.
18 Johnson, Arthur W. THE PRACTICAL GUIDE TO BOOK REPAIR AND CONSERVATION.
New York Thames & Hudson 1988 0500275181 / 9780500275184 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ 
111 pp, 10" H. B&w illustrations. "Books and documents are of immense value to historians as records of human achievement. They are also treasured by their owners for the contents, the bindings and the beauty of the printed or written page. Yet their deterioration is inevitable and the process of aging may be accelerated by neglect and chemical changes in the materials used in their manufacture. Here is a book that, using step-by-step instruction with the aid of diagrams, provides all the information needed to combat such deterioration. Of particular interest are the techniques involving the repair and restoration of antiquarian books and the full details of up-to-date chemical treatments for the preservation of archives." Contents: Introduction; Principles of restoration; Equipment; Materials; Adhesives; Chemicals; Insects; Book construction: general information; Book furniture; Paper and vellum cleaning and repair; Repair techniques; Practical repairs; Finishing; Facsimile printing; Refurbishing; Care of a library; Glossary; Schools; Societies; Suppliers; Further reading. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownwership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear, price is inked out on rear cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
COLLECTIBLE BOOKS:  SOME NEW PATHS., Peters, Jean, editor.  (William Matheson, Percy Muir, G. Thomas Tanselle, Charles Gullans, John Espey, William B. Todd, Daniel J. Leab, Thomas L. Bonn, Stuart Bennett, Wm. P. Barlow, Jr., Peter B. Howard, Jean Peters.)
19 Peters, Jean, editor. (William Matheson, Percy Muir, G. Thomas Tanselle, Charles Gullans, John Espey, William B. Todd, Daniel J. Leab, Thomas L. Bonn, Stuart Bennett, Wm. P. Barlow, Jr., Peter B. Howard, Jean Peters.) COLLECTIBLE BOOKS: SOME NEW PATHS.
New York R.R. Bowker 1979 0835211541 / 9780835211543 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
294 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w illustrations. Contents: Preface; Introduction; A Backward Look: The Sadleir Circle in Perspective; Non-Firsts; American Trade Bindings and Their Designers, 1880-1915; Books in Series; Film Books; American Mass-Market Paperbacks; Photography as Book Illustration, 1839-1900; Book Catalogues; Publishers' Imprints; American Fiction since 1960; Contributors; Index. Very small star stamp on rear pastedown, tiny bump at top of front hinge. Dust jacket has very light edge wear, one small edge tear archivally taped, light browning on spine/flap-folds/top of flaps, very light soiling on rear panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
LIVES OF THE QUEENS OF SCOTLAND AND ENGLISH PRINCESSES CONNECTED WITH THE REGAL SUCCESSION OF GREAT BRITAIN.  8 VOLUMES BOUND IN 4.  (VOLUMES I-VIII COMPLETE.), Strickland, Agnes.
20 Strickland, Agnes. LIVES OF THE QUEENS OF SCOTLAND AND ENGLISH PRINCESSES CONNECTED WITH THE REGAL SUCCESSION OF GREAT BRITAIN. 8 VOLUMES BOUND IN 4. (VOLUMES I-VIII COMPLETE.)
New York Harper & Brothers 1854 Half-Leather Good 
8 volumes bound in 4 - 7 1/2" H. Brown leather spines and corners, brown cloth covered boards. Five raised bands on each spine, gilt lettering (title and volume numbers) and darker banding/decoration. All edges marbled, marbled endpapers. A few small b&w illustrations in text only (reproductions of signatures, map, etc. - no portraits). Volume I - 1854 - 375 pp: Mary Tudor / Magdalene of France / Mary of Lorraine. Volume II - 1854 - 402 pp: Mary of Lorraine, cont'd. / Lady Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox. Volumes III & IV - 1854 - 336 pp, 347 pp: Mary Stuart. Volumes V & VI - 1868 - 333 pp, 365 pp: Mary Stuart, cont'd. Volume VII - 1859 - 470 pp: Mary Stuart, cont'd. Volume VIII - 1859 - 379 pp: Elizabeth Stuart / Sophia, Electress of Hanover. All volumes have a few scattered tiny light and dark foxing marks throughout the pages, all bindings are very tight, two inside hinges have small split in paper - holding firmly, three volumes have tiny wrinkling marks at fore-edge of some pages - generally to the last 50 to 200 pages and most likely from the manufacturing process, two volumes have some pages with tiny/small bump/wrinkle at bottom corner, a few tiny or very small bumps to edges of some boards, books have edge wear but leather has been treated with leather preservative. 
Price: 275.00 USD
 


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