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Book-Collecting as a Hobby : In a Series of Letters to Everyman, Muir, P.H.
21 Muir, P.H. Book-Collecting as a Hobby : In a Series of Letters to Everyman
London Gramol Publications 1945 (1944) Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged Hardcover VG/VG 128 pp. 8VO 
Very light wear to book. Priceclipped jacket edgeworn with a number of small chips and tears, especially along the top edge. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Book-Collecting : More Letters to Everyman, MUIR, PERCY
22 MUIR, PERCY Book-Collecting : More Letters to Everyman
London Cassell & Co 1949 First Edition Hardcover NF/NF 156 pp. 8VO 
Very light wear to book and priceclipped jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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English Children's Books, MUIR, PERCY
23 MUIR, PERCY English Children's Books
New York Praeger Publishers 1969(1954) Second US Printing Hardcover NF/NF 256 pp. 4TO 
A well-illustrated fundamental reference on English children's books. Bold owner's inscription on FFEP, lightest of wear to unclipped jacket. A lovely copy of an indispensable reference. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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American Labor Union Periodicals : A Guide to Their Locations, Naas, Bernard G & Sakk, Carmelita S
24 Naas, Bernard G & Sakk, Carmelita S American Labor Union Periodicals : A Guide to Their Locations
Ithaca, NY Cornell University Press 2956 First Edition Hardcover Good 175 pp. 8VO 
Very lightly worn ex-library copy with usual interior and exterior artifacts. Missing FFEP. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Armenian illuminated Gospel Books, NERSESSIAN, Vrej
25 NERSESSIAN, Vrej Armenian illuminated Gospel Books
London The British Library 1987 0712301356 / 9780712301350 First Edition Hardcover F/NF 100 pp. Square 8VO 
Beautifully produced and illustrated with 33 colour illustrations and 33 black and white. Lightest of wear to jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Penny Histories : A Study of Chapbooks for Young Readers Over Two Centuries, Neuberg, Victor E
26 Neuberg, Victor E The Penny Histories : A Study of Chapbooks for Young Readers Over Two Centuries
New York Harcourt Brace and Company 1969 First US Edition Hardcover Near Fine 227 pp. 12MO 
Illustrated with illustration from seven chapbooks. Gilt stamped red cloth spine, paper boards. A lovely copy, no jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Penny Histories : A Study of Chapbooks for Young Readers Over Two Centuries, Neuberg, Victor E
27 Neuberg, Victor E The Penny Histories : A Study of Chapbooks for Young Readers Over Two Centuries
London Oxford University Press 1968 First Edition in English Hardcover F/F 227 pp. 12MO 
Illustrated with illustration from seven chapbooks. Gilt stamped red cloth spine, paper boards. A lovely copy in like unpriceclipped jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Greatest Book in the World and Other Papers, Newton, A Edward
28 Newton, A Edward The Greatest Book in the World and Other Papers
Boston Little Brown 1925 Fourth Printing Hardcover VG 451 pp. 8VO 
A handsome production bound in quarter cloth over cream boards, illustrated in colour and black and white. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Fine Western Americana & Related Pacific Voyages The Library of Irving Whitmore Robbins, Jr., Pacific Book Auction Galleries
29 Pacific Book Auction Galleries Fine Western Americana & Related Pacific Voyages The Library of Irving Whitmore Robbins, Jr.
San Francsisco Pacific Book Auction Galleries 1996 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 8VO 
Illustrated with 4 colour plates and a number of black and white illustrations. Prices realized laid in. Occasional pencilled price realized beside the lot. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Rupert: A Bear's Life, Perry, George with Alfred Bestall
30 Perry, George with Alfred Bestall Rupert: A Bear's Life
London Pavilion 1986 0907516769 / 9780907516767 Second Printing Hardcover Fine/Fine 169 pp. 8VO 
A beautifully produced book filled with Rupert illustrations and lore. A fine copy in like protected and unpriceclipped jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Old Books in the Old World : Reminiscences of Book Buying Abroad, Rostenberg, Lena & Stern, Madeleine B
31 Rostenberg, Lena & Stern, Madeleine B Old Books in the Old World : Reminiscences of Book Buying Abroad
New Castle, DE Oak Knoll Press 1996 1884718183 / 9781884718182 First Edition Hardcover F/VG 174 pp. 8VO 
Bookbuying trips abroad between 1947 and 1974 by the grandes dames of the American rare book trade. Two small tears near upper front flap fold. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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By a Woman's Hand : A Guide to Mystery Fiction by Women, Swanson, Jean & James, Dean
32 Swanson, Jean & James, Dean By a Woman's Hand : A Guide to Mystery Fiction by Women
New York Berkley 1994 0425141438 / 9780425141434 Trade Paperback Softcover NF in Wraps 254 pp. 8VO 
Over 200 author profiles. Very light wear. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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Canadiana on Your Bookshelf, Theberge, C B
33 Theberge, C B Canadiana on Your Bookshelf
Toronto J M Dent 1976 First Edition Hardcover Good 134 pp. 8VO 
A solid ex-library copy,missing FFEP, usual markings. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Canadiana on Your Bookshelf. Collecting Canadian Books, Theberge, C B
34 Theberge, C B Canadiana on Your Bookshelf. Collecting Canadian Books
Toronto J M Dent 1976 0460904132 / 9780460904131 First Edition Softcover VG in Wraps 134 pp. 8VO 
Trade paperback published simultaneously with hardcover. Edgewear, some creasing. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Miscellany 1 : Papers on Books and Book Collecting, Various Authors
35 Various Authors Miscellany 1 : Papers on Books and Book Collecting
Ottawa Ottawa Book Collectors 1987 0969281900 / 9780969281900 First Edition Softcover NF in Wraps 96 pp. 8VO 
A nicely produced perfect bound book, Short but interesting articles on a variety of bookish topic including the Newton Sale. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Colophon Part Five, Various Authors, Various Illustrators
36 Various Authors, Various Illustrators The Colophon Part Five
New York The Colophon Ltd 1931 First Edition Hardcover VG 4TO 
Articles and artwork printed by various houses and then assembled. Limited to 3000 copies and including prints by Rudolph Ruzicka and articles by Theodore Dreiser, A Edward Newton, Paul Johnston and others. Missing the print by David B Milne. Light wear, some rippling to the lower half of the pages. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Modern Bookbinding : A Treatise covering both letterpress and starionary branches of the trade with a section on finishing and design, Vaughan, Alex J
37 Vaughan, Alex J Modern Bookbinding : A Treatise covering both letterpress and starionary branches of the trade with a section on finishing and design
Leicester Raithby, Lawrence & Co Ltd 1929 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 224 pp. 8VO 1
SIGNED by the author on the title page. A still valid reference with clear and understandable line drawing of bookbinding procedures. Bound in gilt stamped brown cloth, marbled endpapers. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Fore-Edge Painting : A Historical Survey of a Curious Art in Book Decoration, Weber, Carl, J
38 Weber, Carl, J Fore-Edge Painting : A Historical Survey of a Curious Art in Book Decoration
Irvington-on-Hudson Harvey House 1966 First Edition Hardcover NF/VG 223 pp. 8VO 
An important study of this fascinating area by a recognized authority. Well illustrated in black and white and with five mounted colour plates. Priceclipped jacket edgeworn and chipped along top edge. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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