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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
 
 
PERSIAN ART.  CALOUSTE GULBENKIAN COLLECTION., Ettinghausen, Richard, introduction.
5 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.
6 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
 
 
7 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
 
 
8 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
 
 
9 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
 
 
10 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
 
 
11 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
 
 
12 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.
13 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.
14 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.
15 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
16 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.
17 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
 
 
THE FOLIO GOLDEN TREASURY. 'THE BEST SONGS AND LYRICAL POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE'., Michie, James, chosen and introduced by.  (Thomas Wyatt, Philip Sydney, William Shakespeare, John Donne, Robert Herrick, George Herbert, John Milton, Andrew Marvell, John Dryden, John Wilmot, Alexander Pope, William Cowper, Keats, Shelley, Byron, et al.)
18 Michie, James, chosen and introduced by. (Thomas Wyatt, Philip Sydney, William Shakespeare, John Donne, Robert Herrick, George Herbert, John Milton, Andrew Marvell, John Dryden, John Wilmot, Alexander Pope, William Cowper, Keats, Shelley, Byron, et al.) THE FOLIO GOLDEN TREASURY. 'THE BEST SONGS AND LYRICAL POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE'.
London Folio Society 1997 Quarter-Leather Near Fine Simon Brett, Reynolds Stone, Norman Janes, Joan Hassall, John Lawrence, David Gentleman, Hilary Paynter, Douglas Percy Bliss, Richard Shirley Smith, Peter Reddick, William Blake, Frank Martin, Gwen Raverat, Joan Farleigh, Diana Bloomfield, et al. 
733 pp, 11" H. Black leather spine with gilt lettering, yellow/orange cloth sides printed in black with a design by Simon Brett, top edge yellow/orange, brown endpapers. Black slipcase with gilt decoration on sides. B&w illustrations throughout. "In this anthology the poets appear chronologically in order of year of birth; the poems of any one poet are not arranged in any particular order. All poems are printed in their entirety." Includes an Index of First Lines. One bottom corner with very minor wear. Slipcase has a few areas of very light rubbing. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
TALKS ON BOOK-COLLECTING.  DELIVERED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE ANTIQUARIAN BOOKSELLERS' ASSOCIATION., Muir, P.H., Editor.  P.H. Muir, E.P. Goldschmidt, Simon Nowell-Smith, John Carter, Howard M. Nixon, Ifan Kyrle-Fletcher & Ernest Weil.
19 Muir, P.H., Editor. P.H. Muir, E.P. Goldschmidt, Simon Nowell-Smith, John Carter, Howard M. Nixon, Ifan Kyrle-Fletcher & Ernest Weil. TALKS ON BOOK-COLLECTING. DELIVERED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE ANTIQUARIAN BOOKSELLERS' ASSOCIATION.
London Cassell 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good- 
105 pp, 9 3/4" H. B&w plates. Contents: Preface; The Nature and Scope of Book-Collecting, by P.H. Muir; The Period Before Printing, by E.P. Goldschmidt; The Language of Book-Collecting, by Simon Nowell-Smith; Fashions in Book-Collecting, by John Carter; Binding and Binders, by Howard M. Nixon; Milestones of Civilization, by Ernest Weil; The Theatre for Collectors, by Ifan Kyrle Fletcher. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown, gift inscription in ink from 1952 on front free endpaper, very light browning to edges of text block, soft corner crease on last page, light small bump at three corners, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light edge wear. Dust jacket has light to moderate browning on spine, flap-folds and edges; edge wrinkling and a few very small edge chips - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds; 1"x2" piece clipped from bottom of front flap; 2" tear at top of front panel with old tape residue has now been archivally taped; protected in a mylar sleeve 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
PICASSO ET SES AMIS., Olivier, Fernande.  Preface de Paul Leautaud.
20 Olivier, Fernande. Preface de Paul Leautaud. PICASSO ET SES AMIS.
Paris Libraire Stock 1954 Full-Leather Very Good+ 
237 pp, 7 3/8" H. 16 b&w illustrations (including 2 page reproduction of letter by Picasso). Bound in full salmon pink leather by A. & R. Maylander, with gilt lettering/date on spine, all edges gilt. Leather, moire (watered) silk and gilt doublures (stamped A. & R. Maylander in gilt on front doublure), moire silk free endpapers, gold ribbon bookmark - over original paper wraps. Pink paper-covered slipcase with matching leather fore edges (also stamped by binder in gilt), white felt lining. *French text.* Reprint of the 1933 first edition. Light browning on spine, previous owner's chop (stamp) mark on one preliminary page. Slipcase has some very slight darkening to top and bottom panels. 
Price: 350.00 USD
 
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