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THE BEGINNINGS OF THE BOOK TRADE IN CANADA, Parker, George L.
181 Parker, George L. THE BEGINNINGS OF THE BOOK TRADE IN CANADA
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1985 0802025471 / 9780802025470 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket - (as issued) 
346 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). Red cloth binding with black lettering on spine, black and gold lettering on front board with black illustration. Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The Organization of the Pioneer Book Trade; The Quest for a Colonial Literature; Bookselling from 1820 to 1867; The Mid-Century Revolution in Printing Technology; Building a National Publishing Industry; Towards a Compromise; Conclusions; Notes; Appendices: The Growth of the Printing and Allied Trades 1867-1900; Exports: Statistics Based on the Annual Trade and Navigation Returns 1867-1900; Imports: Ditto; A Selected List of Copyright Acts. Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny tear at bottom of rear hinge, minor corner wear, soft crease at bottom corner/fore-edge of approx. first 35 pages. 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
SIMPLE SEWING.  PREPARED UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SEWING EDUCATION OF THE SINGER COMPANY.  EASY-TO-DO BOOK SERIES., Paul, Edith and Zeitz, Barbara.  Illustrated by Catherine Scholz and Nancy Sears.
182 Paul, Edith and Zeitz, Barbara. Illustrated by Catherine Scholz and Nancy Sears. SIMPLE SEWING. PREPARED UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SEWING EDUCATION OF THE SINGER COMPANY. EASY-TO-DO BOOK SERIES.
Wonder Books, New York, 1969. 
64 pp, 8" H, pictorial board covers with plastic coil binding. Profusely illustrated with drawings. Chapter headings: A Message to You; Sew Safely; Sewing Tools for Your Sewing Box; About the Material You Buy; Pressing; Ready, Set Sew!; Machine Se wing; How to Take Care of Your Own Clothes; How to Make a Dress From an Easy-to-Make Pattern; Ballerina Halloween Costume; Embroidery is an Art; Gifts to Make for Special Occasions. Small area of surface paper loss on first page, minor wear a n d s o i ling to front edge of text block, light edge wear to boards, small bump at top corner of rear board, minor rubbing and soiling on boards. Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE PRAIRIE PROVINCES TO 1953 WITH BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX., Peel, Bruce Braden, compiler.  Foreword by J.H. Archer.
183 Peel, Bruce Braden, compiler. Foreword by J.H. Archer. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE PRAIRIE PROVINCES TO 1953 WITH BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1973 0802019722 / 9780802019721 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket 
780 pp, 9 3/4" H. Orange cloth with black lettering on spine and front board, green endpapers. Contents: Foreword; Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the 1963 Supplement; Preface to the First Edition; Libraries, Collections, and Other Sources Cited; Bibliography of the Prairie Provinces; Subject Index - The Environment / The People / History / History, Local / Explorers, Surveyors, and Travellers / Pro Pelle Cutem / Red River Settlement / Rebellions and Regimental Histories / Maintiens le Droit: Royal Canadian Mounted Police / Communications / Settling the West / Ranching / The Wheat Economy / Co-operation / Politics and Government / Laws, Statutes, etc. / Medicine and Nursing / The Spiritual Life / Education / Indian Languages / Literary Works / Journalism / Bibliography - Title Index; Author Index with biographical notes; Initials, Pseudonyms, and Religious Names. Light browning to edges of endpapers, one small soft corner bump. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
A GIRL CALLED TOMMIE: QUEEN OF MARCO ISLAND., Perdichizzi, Elizabeth M. (Signed) and Katherine S. Kirk.
184 Perdichizzi, Elizabeth M. (Signed) and Katherine S. Kirk. A GIRL CALLED TOMMIE: QUEEN OF MARCO ISLAND.
Caxambas Publishing, Goodland, Florida, 1999, first edition. 
145 pp + appendices, references and index, small 4to (10 1/2" H), soft cover. ISBN 0967728169 SIGNED BY ELIZABETH M. PERDICHIZZI ON TITLE PAGE. Map endapers, many b&w photographs. "The Queen of Marco Island arrived here from Georgia as a teenage r names Tommie Camilla Stephens. She was a member of a large family, and there were many trials along the trail to Marco. After settling here, her father again decided to uproot the family and go traveling, but young Tommie put down her f o o t . M a r co was a fine place to stay and plant roots, she told him, and the rest of the family sided with her. Thus Tommie became a lifelong resident of the island. She soon married the owner of a mercantile store named James Barfield, and s he w as e v en tu al ly known all over southwest Florida as a plantation owner, hotel manager, postmistress, superintendant of education, lobbyist, politician, beekeeper, exporter of citrus candy, honey, fruit and other provender. No other wo man ha s e ver ha d s uch an im pact on Marco Island...." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor waviness at top/bottom of book, minor rubbing. VG+ 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
185 Picard, Liza. Introduced by Jenny Uglow. RESTORATION LONDON: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON, 1660-1670.
London Folio Society 2012 Hard Cover Fine 
320 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), maroon cloth blocked in gilt with design by Neil Gower - in slipcase. Pictorial endpapers, b&w and colour illustrations. Chapter headings: London; The Houses; Interiors; Gardens, Parks and Open Spaces; Communications; Medicine and Dentistry; Clothes, Jewellery, Cosmetics, Hairdressing, Washing and So On; Housework, Laundry and Shopping; Cooking, Meals, Food and Drink; Sex; The Household; Education, Literacy and Speech; Hobbies, Excursions, Family Occasions and Etiquette; Divers Events and Acts in the Law; Money, Poverty and Class; Religion and Popular Beliefs; The World Picture; Epilogue. 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
186 Pitsula, James M. AN ACT OF FAITH: THE EARLY YEARS OF REGINA COLLEGE.
Canadian Plains Research Center/University of Regina, n.p., (1988). 
169 pp, large 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photos. "Regina College, opened by the Methodist church in 1911 to offer academic, music and business training to the young people of Saskatchewan, played a vital role in the educational and cultural life of the province during its formative years. The church placed its stamp on the college and on the students who passed through it. Regina College stood for academic excellence, well-rounded character development, and the ideal of social service. James M. Pitsula studies the history of the college from its founding, through its golden years under the leadership of E.W. Stapleford, and its vicissitudes in the 1930s, when the church finally agreed to the takeover of the college by the University of Saskatchewan. (Looks) at the experiences of the students, faculty and others whose lives were touched by the college during a period of great social change." Very minor edge wear. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling, light rubbing, creasing on flaps. VG+/VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
187 Powell, Patrick; Sharp, Ben; Palmer, Bill; Farwell, Ian; Fournier, Denny, Maj, Mary; Smith, Debbie; Stradwick, Karen; Casey, Shelley; Brown, Wynna; Marshall, Alison; Balfour, Nicola; Grimbly, Bob; Downey, Bob; Patience, Michell; Walker, Jenny; et al. BRASS TACKS. VOL. 2 NO. 1 DECEMBER, 1979.
Burlington, Ontario Brass Tacks 1979 Stapled in Wraps Good 
48 pp, 10 7/8" H. B&w photographs, drawings. "(P)roduced by a group of high school students and teachers who endeavor to share the history and folk-lore of Halton County". Contents: Milton Jail and Courthouse; Leonard - My Husband (reminiscences of Mrs. Margaret McKindley); Lowville - Lost in Time; Good Old School Days (Lowville & Waterdown); Blue Knights of Long Ago (Hamilton Police Force); A Special Kind of Witch (water witching/dowsing); Oakridge Farm since 1837; Full Steam Ahead (steam traction engines); Yesterday is Yours (an interview with the curator of Battery Lodge, Dundurn Castle); Dolls: 4000 Eyes from the Past; "We Are The Church" (Oakville's African Methodist Episcopal Church); "They Held Nothing Sacred" (history/development of Maple Avenue, Burlington); "One Tin Soldier" (Doug Jarvis' collection). Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear - more on spine, light rubbing on covers - more near spine, creases at top corner of front cover, soft wrinkles on covers - mostly at spine area. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
MANCHESTER - HEART OF THE INDUSTRIAL NORTH., Priestley, J.B., introduction.  Text based on articles by J.K. Clayton.
188 Priestley, J.B., introduction. Text based on articles by J.K. Clayton. MANCHESTER - HEART OF THE INDUSTRIAL NORTH.
Manchester Manchester Chamber of Commerce 1937 Hard Cover Good reading copy only. Arnold Radcliffe and L.G. McKibbin, water colour sketches. 
48 pp, 9 5/16" H. Brown suede-covered boards. Lacks original metal label on front cover, but bears a ghost impression. 12 full-page colour illustrations. Contents: Foreword; Traditional; Commercial; Industrial; Financial; Navigational; Educational; Municipal; Medical; Cultural; Social; Recreational; Acknowledgements. Book very slightly cracked at three places but holding firmly, tiny bump to top corner of last few pages, bump and wear at top corner of rear board, tiny bump at other corners of boards, suede is rubbed and soiled colour illustrations are bright. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
YOUR TRIP TO THE U.S.S.R.:  A TOURIST'S MANUAL., Priss, A.; Kasatkin, V. & Mazov, V., compilers.  Translated from the Russian by  Fainna Glagoleva and Olga Shartze.
189 Priss, A.; Kasatkin, V. & Mazov, V., compilers. Translated from the Russian by Fainna Glagoleva and Olga Shartze. YOUR TRIP TO THE U.S.S.R.: A TOURIST'S MANUAL.
Moscow Foreign Languages Publishing House 1962 Hard Cover Very Good - No Jacket 
[277] pp, 6 3/4" H. Blue/green cloth with black & gold lettering on spine and front board, blue, black and gold decoration on front board. Three folded city maps (Moscow, Leningrad, Kiev) in paper band, laid in. B&w photographs, tables, drawings. Contents: A Note to the Reader; Our Country - General Information on the U.S.S.R. (Territory / Climate / Natural Resources / Population); Arranging Your Trip (Consult Intourist / When to Travel / What to Take / How to Go / Itineraries); Intourist Tours (Package Services Tours / Fixed Starting Date Tours / Motor Tours / Camping Tours / Vocation Tours / Business Tours / Cruises / Hunting Tours); Documents (Visas / Transit Visas / Health Certificates); At the Border (Checking Documents / Customs / Currency / Intourist Aid / Passport Registration); You are Our Guest (Hotels / Camping / Restaurants / Services); Your Trips (By Plane / By Train / By Ship / By Automobile / Tips for the Motorist / Car Rental Without Chauffeur / City Transit); Things to Do and See (Excursions / Museums / Revolutionary Monuments and Museums / Monuments of the Past / Taking Photographs / Shopping / Interpreter-Guides); Recreation (Theatres / Concerts / Parks and Gardens / The Suburbs / Ice Skating Rinks); Facts About the Soviet Union - Russian History in Brief (Before the Revolution / After the Revolution / Foreign Policy / Dates of Importance); The State and Social System (Class Composition / The Union of Sovereign Republics / Organs of Power / Justice / Suffrage and Electoral System / The Communist Party / Trade Unions / The Komsomol and Other Organisations); The Economy (The State Plan / Industry / Agriculture / Transport / Trade); Culture (General Education / Higher Education / Science / Literature and Fine Arts / Sports); The Soviet Way of Life (The Rights of Man / Work / Wages / Taxes / Food Consumption / Clothes and Footwear / Household Articles / Automobiles / Housing / Health Protection. Improving Living Conditions / Pensions); A Guide to the Cities (Moscow / Leningrad / Kiev / Other Cities / Comparative Table of Weights and Measures / Useful Expression and Words). Minor bump at three corners, light browning to spine and some very light browning at board edges. Maps: one has some light edge wrinkling, all have light browning - mainly at centre fold and two maps have a corner crease. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
190 Provincial Archives. BRITISH COLUMBIA HERITAGE SERIES 1. OUR NATIVE PEOPLES. VOLUME 10. BELLA COOLA.
Province of British Columbia, Department of Education, Victoria, [1964]. 
77 pp, 9 1/2" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w photographs, maps. Contents: Introduction; Subsistence; Tools, Techniques, and Industry; Religion; Family Life; Community Life; Conclusion; Appendix - Bella Coola Legends. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light browning to edges of covers, very light wear on spine, tiny soling speck on front cover. VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
191 Rashdall, Hastings. THE UNIVERSITIES OF EUROPE IN THE MIDDLE AGES. VOL. II, PART I. ITALY - SPAIN - GERMANY - SCOTLAND ETC.
Clarendon / Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1895. 
315 pp + publisher's catalogue, 8vo (8 15/16" H), hard cover (maroon boards with gold lettering on spine) - no dust jacket. Fold-out colour map frontispiece. Contents: The Italian Universities; The Universities of Spain and Portugal; The Universit ies of France; The Universities of Germany, Bohemia, and the Low Countries; The Universities of Poland, Hungary, Denmark, and Sweden; The Universities of Scotland. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown, small light foxing marks on f o l d - o u t map, small tear at top of half-title page at gutter - archivally taped, minor browning in margins of pages, light wear at fore-edge of free rear endpaper, light edge wear to boards, wear and light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, s ma ll a re a of w ea r at top of front hinge, tiny water spot at top of boards, a few faint finger marks, minor rubbing. Very Good- 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
THE UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY TO 1855:  A COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS., Reid, Richard, edited and introduction by.
192 Reid, Richard, edited and introduction by. THE UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY TO 1855: A COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS.
Toronto The Champlain Society 1990 0886290619 / 9780886290610 Limited Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ 
354 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H). Red cloth with gilt lettering/crest on spine No. 692 of an edition of twelve hundred and fifty. B&w photographs, reproductions, maps. Contents: Foreword; Preface; Illustrations and Maps; Introduction (British Emigration Policy and the Settlement of the Ottawa Valley / Social Order and Growth in the Valley / From Timber to Lumber / Changing Patterns of Transportation / Urban Growth in the Ottawa Valley and the Rise of Bytown / Ottawa Valley Politics, 1820-1855 / Religion and Education in the Valley); Documents (arranged under the same headings); Bibliography; Index. Minor bumping at corners. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
193 Rexford, E.I., Gammell, I., & McBain, A.R. THE HISTORY OF THE HIGH SCHOOL OF MONTREAL.
Hard Cover Very Good Good- 
310 pp, 8 1/4" H. No publishing information, but lists of prefects, cup winners, etc., run to 1949. Dark blue cloth with yellow lettering on front board. B&w photographs. "The High School of Montreal, founded in 1843, represents an unbroken line of secondary education from 1800 onward. Its history presents well defined stages of development, each stage bearing some characteristic features." Appendices: Dr. Rexford's Historical Sketch; Senior Masters since 1843; Junior Teachers since 1870; Head Boys since 1843; Winners of the Rector's Trophy; Head Prefects; Governor-General's Silver Medalists; Winners of the Gammell Cup. Very light browning to edges of text block, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor rubbing. Dust jacket has moderate edge wear/creasing, small edge tears and chips, small hole on rear panel; toning to edges, spine and flap-folds; tiny scuffs - mainly on spine; light rubbing; now protected in a mylar sleeve 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
A GUIDE TO ITEMS RELATING TO EDUCATION IN PAPERS OF THE PRIME MINISTER'S DEPARTMENT (RECORDS GROUP 3) IN THE ONTARIO ARCHIVES., Reynolds, Roy.  Inscribed.
194 Reynolds, Roy. Inscribed. A GUIDE TO ITEMS RELATING TO EDUCATION IN PAPERS OF THE PRIME MINISTER'S DEPARTMENT (RECORDS GROUP 3) IN THE ONTARIO ARCHIVES.
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, 1974. 
121 pp, 11" H, soft cover. A guide to the papers of Ontario Premiers which related to education, now held in the Ontario Archives. Some of the subjects noted include: Rural Schools; Upper Canada College; University of Toronto; Text Books; Mining Education; Agricultural Instruction; Technical Education; University of Western Ontario; Queen's University; Bilingual Question; Inspectors; Normal Schools; Courses, Examinations; Separate Schools; Vocational Training; Grants; Medical Research; Ontario Agricultural College; Barrie Collegiate; Frontier College; Teachers; High Schools; Kindergarten, Royal Ontario Museum; Domestic Science; etc., etc. Arranged under each Premier: Sir George W. Ross (Term of Office 1899-1905); Sir James P. Whitney (1905-1914); Sir William Hearst (1914-1919); Hon. E.C. Drury (1919-1923); Hon. G. Howard Ferguson (1923-1930); Hon. George S. Henry (1930-1934); Hon. M.F. Hepburn (1934-1942). Interior - gift inscription on first page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, very light browning on spine and hinges, book very slightly cocked. Very Good 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
CHAINS OF EMPIRE: ENGLISH PUBLIC SCHOOLS, MASONIC CABALISM, HISTORICAL CAUSALITY, AND IMPERIAL CLUBDOM., Rich, P.J.
195 Rich, P.J. CHAINS OF EMPIRE: ENGLISH PUBLIC SCHOOLS, MASONIC CABALISM, HISTORICAL CAUSALITY, AND IMPERIAL CLUBDOM.
Regency Press, London, 1991. 
266 pp, large 8vo (9 3/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0721208061 Pictorial endpapers, b&w photographs, reproductions. "The Raj and the Empire are endlessly interesting, but unappreciated is how great a part in the Imperial drama was play ed by the English public school, the gentlemen's clubs, and the Masonic lodges. 'The real secret of the Empire', P.J. Rich claims, 'was its passionate love of secrets and ritual - and of the splendid Imperial mumbo jumbo that owed more to Eto n t h a n Waterloo ever did'. His provocative discussion of the old boys' totems and taboos should infuriate both the schools' critics and defenders. This entertaining and highly original book explores why and how the British ruled a large part o f t he w or ld . Dr. Rich relates the history of education to developments in the sciences, such as theories of chaos and Rupert Sheldrake's hypothesis about morphic resonance. He is interested as well in the study of 'ritology' and in reconsider at io ns of Imp eri alism, which he views as a surrogate for an old boy 'religion' employing a symbolism 'that would make any High Churchman blush'. Those puzzled as to why 'so few governed successfully so many for so long' will find that Paul Rich ha s s urp ris ing answ ers." Book very slightly cocked, small bump at corners of boards and at top of rear hinge area, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light edge wear, tiny dint on bottom edge of front board, tiny light stain on fore -edg e of fre e fr ont endpa per. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, two tiny chips. Very Good-/Very Good 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
196 Riddell, W.A. Foreword by J.W.T. Spinks. THE FIRST DECADE: A HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN, REGINA CAMPUS.
Regina University of Regina 1974 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
155 pp + 8 additional pages of photographs, 9 3/8" H. Cream-coloured cloth with black lettering on spine, black lettering and colour illustration on front board. "This brief history is an attempt to recall the hopes and expectations apparent in the decisions, the planning and labor of the first ten years of the University of Saskatchwan, Regina Campus." Light waviness impressions on rear endpapers and last three page leaves; and light impressions from front board pastedown/cloth construction on preliminary pages - all from manufacturing process, very small soiling mark at bottom of spine, slight smudging of ink in authors name on spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
JEAN I. GUNN: NURSING LEADER.  CANADIAN MEDICAL LIVES SERIES., Rieger, Natalie.
197 Rieger, Natalie. JEAN I. GUNN: NURSING LEADER. CANADIAN MEDICAL LIVES SERIES.
Asociated Medical Services / Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Markham, Ontario, 1997. 
264 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1550411756 B&w photographs. "In 1913 Jean Gunn, a native of Belleville who trained at the prestigious New York Presbyterian Hospital, became the Superintendant of Nurses at the Toronto General Hospital. For more than a quarter of a century she gave her energy and time to numerous nursing and health issues and the nursing service at the Toronto General. Recognized as a leader by nurses, doctors, politicians and hospital trustees, she manoeuvred around obstructions with humour, diplomacy, persistence and a fine sense of justice. Her contribution shows that the nursing profession achieved success despite the hierarchical, paternal and oppressive attitudes and behaviour of hospital trustees, medical doctors and politcians towards the nursing profession. Her story delineates the ambivalence which nurses had in working with other women on issues which were not related directly to nursing. It describes the respect with which Gunn was held by colleagues and her students at the General. Her achievements provide an alternative to the traditional interpretation of nursing's history as being oppressed and under patriarchal control, striving unsuccessfully to become a profession. What Gunn and her nurse colleagues accomplished in her life is relevant to today's problems in the health care system. We must know of those struggles before we lose the gains they fought for." Tiny tear on front inside hinge. NF/ F 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE KING'S SCHOOL GLOUCESTER., Robertson, David.
198 Robertson, David. THE KING'S SCHOOL GLOUCESTER.
Phillimore, (London, 1974), first edition. 
218 pp, 8vo (8 11/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w plates. "The King's School continues an educational tradition that has lasted more than 900 years, with only one short break between the dissolution of the medieval Abbey of St. Peters and Henry VIII's establishment of the present school as part of the new Cathedral Church in 1545. A monastic school was well established when Abbot Serlo arrived in 1072, followed by an Almonry School which flourished up to the Dissolution. Through out the 17th and 18th centuries it was one of England's principal grammar schools, to which were sent the sons not only of leading Gloucestershire families but also of families of distinction from all over the country. The 19th century and the early years of this saw the School facing severe financial problems, but their eventual solution by the Ministry of Education and the Church Commissioners has led to revival and rapid expansion in recent years. Former pupils include many men who have achieved positions of national importance, including the joint founders of the Sunday School movement, one of the founders of Methodism, several bishops and an Archbishop of Canterbury, a famous explorer, and the compo ser of the American National Anthem. In these days of widespread questioning of teaching practices, Mr. Robertson's book will be of interest to historians and educationalists as an account of a school which has managed to maintain tradition and high standards over many centuries and to combine them with the most modern teaching." Minor wrinkle at bottom of spine, light browning to parts of endpapers, minor rub marks on front board, tiny speck on fore-edge of textblock. Dust jacket is price clipped, has old price sticker on front flap, tiny tear and wrinkling at top of spine, several heavy creases down fore-edge of flaps, very light rubbing and soiling on rear panel. VG+/G 
Price: 30.95 USD
 
 
199 Ross, Alexander M. THE COLLEGE ON THE HILL: A HISTORY OF THE ONTARIO AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE, 1874-1974.
Copp Clark, Vancouver, (1974). 
180 pp, oblong 8vo, HC in dust jacket. B&w photos, drawings, reproductions. "...a scholarly and entertaining account of the first 100 yeas (of the Ontario Agricultural College)...portrays the College's early struggle to become a model farm, which later grew into an institution of education and research in its own right..." Slight sun-fading to bottom edge of boards. Dust jacket has minor edgewear/wrinkling, and light soiling to rear panel. VG/VG 
Price: 14.00 USD
 
 
OLD & RARE:  THIRTY YEARS IN THE BOOK BUSINESS., Rostenberg, Leona & Stern, Madeleine B.
200 Rostenberg, Leona & Stern, Madeleine B. OLD & RARE: THIRTY YEARS IN THE BOOK BUSINESS.
New York Abner Schram 1974 0839001304 / 9780839001300 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good - 
234 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "The scholar-partners of the firm of Leona Rostenberg - Rare Books have produced a lively, informative memoir of their years in the rare book trade. From the Renaissance archives of Strasbourg on the verge of Nazi occupation, to a refugee-bookseller's Manhattan office, to an old house in the Bronx, the authors trace the engrossing and sometimes hilarious story of the founding of the business and partnership that were to bring them lasting and fruitful associations with booksellers, librarians and collectors throughout the world." Slight lean to spine, slight fading to bottom edge of spine. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has light edge wear with a tiny chip at top of rear flap-fold, light wrinkling at top of spine and top of rear flap/flap-fold, one tiny edge tear with crease and a tear at bottom of rear hinge - archivally taped, light rubbing, light browning at top inside edge. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
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