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Held Fast For England : G A Henty Imperialist Boys' Writer, Arnold, Guy
1 Arnold, Guy Held Fast For England : G A Henty Imperialist Boys' Writer
London Hamish Hamilton 1980 0241103738 / 9780241103739 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine/Near Fine 195 pp. 8VO 
Henty and his enormously influential books. Some mild sunning to the jacket spine, otherwise book and jacket in fine condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Bizarre Books, Ash, Russell & Lake, Brian
2 Ash, Russell & Lake, Brian Bizarre Books
London Pavilion Books 1998 186205102x / 9781862051027 Trade Paperback Softcover NF in Wraps 24 pp. 8VO 
A compendium of odd titles and curious tomes. Very light wear. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Cambridge University Press 1584-1984, Black, M H
3 Black, M H Cambridge University Press 1584-1984
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1984 0521264731 / 9780521264730 Second Printing Hardcover G/G 343 pp. 8VO 
A solid and attractive ex-library copy with the usual markings, missing the FFEP. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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A Batsford Century, Bolitho, Hector (editor)
4 Bolitho, Hector (editor) A Batsford Century
London B T Batsford Ltd 1944(1943) Second Impression, with corrections Hardcover VG 148 pp. 8VO 
A lovingly produced history of the famous London publisher. Printed on high quality rag paper and illustrated with black and white drawing and photos as well as reproductions of colour plates from Batsford publications. Stamp of the Victoria League London Overseas Libraries on FFEP and glue remnants on rear pastedown from removal of pocket (?). Otherwise an attractive copy of an attractive book. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Annual Register of Book Values   Modern First Editions   1995, Cole, Michael(editor)
5 Cole, Michael(editor) Annual Register of Book Values Modern First Editions 1995
London The Clique 1996 First Edition Hardcover Fine 246 pp. 8vo Reference 
A useful reference and pricing tool. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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International Rare Book Prices   The Arts and Architecture   1990, Cole, Michael(editor)
6 Cole, Michael(editor) International Rare Book Prices The Arts and Architecture 1990
London The Clique 1991 First Edition Hardcover Fine 246 pp. 8vo Reference 
A useful reference and pricing tool. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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George John Pinwell 1842-1875 : A record of his life and work, Cumper, A H
7 Cumper, A H George John Pinwell 1842-1875 : A record of his life and work
Sutton Libra 1987 First Edition Hardcover Fine unpaginated 12MO 
Well illustrated in black and white. Includes a list of illustration which appeared in magazines. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Republic of Childhood, Egoff, Sheila
8 Egoff, Sheila The Republic of Childhood
Toronto OUP 1975 Second Edition Softcover VG+ in wraps 8VO 
Very nice copy in wraps. Absolutely indispensable reference work to children's literature in Canada. Complemented but not replaced by Egoff's New Republic of Childhood. Extensively revised. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Notable Boston Authors :  Members of the Boston Authors Club 1900-1966, Flagg, Mildred Buchanan
9 Flagg, Mildred Buchanan Notable Boston Authors : Members of the Boston Authors Club 1900-1966
Cambridge, MA Dresser, Chapman & Grimes 1965 First Edition Hardcover NF 268 pp. 8VO 
Short biographies of dozens of New England authors. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Arthur Rackham, Gettings, Fred (ill Arthur Rackham)
10 Gettings, Fred (ill Arthur Rackham) Arthur Rackham
New York Macmillan 1975 0025430807 / 9780025430808 First US Edition Hardcover F/NF 192 pp. 4TO 
Extensively illustrated by Rackham. A useful and important reference as well as a beautifully produced book. Includes bibliography. Lightest of wear to unpriceclipped jacket. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Horace Liveright : Publisher of the Twenties, Gilmer, Walker
11 Gilmer, Walker Horace Liveright : Publisher of the Twenties
New York David Lewis 1970 Second Printing Hardcover NF/VG 287 pp. 8VO 
Story of the man many consider the single most important influence on American Publishing. Light wear to priceclipped jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Children's Literature  :  A Guide to Reference Sources, Haviland, Virginia
12 Haviland, Virginia Children's Literature : A Guide to Reference Sources
Washington Library of Congress 1966 First Edition Hardcover Good 341 pp. 8VO 
A very useful and comprehensive reference book on reference books. Some illustrations. Ex-lib, usual markings, Fep removed. Good solid copy . 
Price: 15.00 USD
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American Book Prices Current  1967   September 1966- August 1967, Hazen, Edith P., Senior Editor
13 Hazen, Edith P., Senior Editor American Book Prices Current 1967 September 1966- August 1967
New York Columbia University Press 1971 First Edition Hardcover Good 1243 pp. 8VO 
Cleant and tight ex-library reference copy, missing FEP. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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American Book Prices Current  1967   September 1966- August 1967, Hazen, Edith P., Senior Editor
14 Hazen, Edith P., Senior Editor American Book Prices Current 1967 September 1966- August 1967
New York Columbia University Press 1971 First Edition Hardcover Good 1243 pp. 8VO 
Cleant and tight ex-library reference copy, missing FEP. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Some Books For Sale at our Shop, Hubbard, Elbert
15 Hubbard, Elbert Some Books For Sale at our Shop
East Aurora, NY Roycrofters 1903 First Edition Hardcover VG in Wraps 28 pp. 12MO 
A very attractive catalogue produced in the distinctive Roycrofter style illustrated with portraits on glossy stock of various Roycrofter personages. Light wear, lower front corner creased. Postage will be reduced. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Price Guide to the Occult and related Subjects, Hyre, K.M.& Goodman, Eli
16 Hyre, K.M.& Goodman, Eli Price Guide to the Occult and related Subjects
Santa Monica Reference Guides Inc. 1967 First Edition Hardcover VG 380 pp. 8VO 
Quite a useful compendium, albeit with out of date prices. Light wear, book store stamp on FFEP. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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The American Catalogue of Books, (Original and Reprints) Published in the United States from Jan 1866 to Jan 1871., Kelly, James
17 Kelly, James The American Catalogue of Books, (Original and Reprints) Published in the United States from Jan 1866 to Jan 1871.
New York Peter Smith 1938 (1871) Reprint Hardcover Good 303 pp. 8VO 
Volume 2 Only. With Date of publication, Size, Price and Publisher's Name. With Supplement. Very clean ex-library copy with FEP razored out. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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William Caxton : The First English Printer, Knight, Charles
18 Knight, Charles William Caxton : The First English Printer
London Charles Knight 1844 Hardcover VG 240 pp. Small 8vo 
Illustrated with portrait frontis, numerous other woodcuts. Marbled edges. Ex-library copy rebacked with cloth spine with white library lettering. No pocket but various other stamps and markings. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Reader, Lover of Books, Lover of Heaven, Kotin, David B
19 Kotin, David B Reader, Lover of Books, Lover of Heaven
Willowdale, ON North York Public Library 1978 0820552013 First Edition Softcover Fine in Wraps 109 pp. 8VO 
A catalogue based on an exhibition of the book arts in Ontario compiled by David B Kotin, with a checklist of Ontario private presses by Marilyn Reuter and and introduction by Douglas Lochhead. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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American Book Prices Current  1976   1975-1976 Auction Season, Leab, Katharine and Daniel, Eds
20 Leab, Katharine and Daniel, Eds American Book Prices Current 1976 1975-1976 Auction Season
New York Bancroft Parkman 1977 First Edition Hardcover Good 1201 pp. 8VO 
Clean and tight ex-library reference copy, missing FEP. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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