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101 Crawhall, Joseph Quaint Cuts in the Chap Book Style (Dover Pictorial Archives)
U.S.A. Dover Publications 1974 0486230201 / 9780486230207 Paperback Very Good 
U.S.A.: Dover Publications, 1974. Softcover in very good condition with light edgewear, sound binding, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Essemplare: Di Piv Sorti Lettere (Nattali & Maurice facsimile), Cresci, Giovan Francesco
102 Cresci, Giovan Francesco Essemplare: Di Piv Sorti Lettere (Nattali & Maurice facsimile)
London Nattali & Maurice Ltd 1968 0370001702 / 9780370001708 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
London: Nattali & Maurice Ltd, 1968. First edition thus, 1968, containing a facsimile of the 1560 manuscript in Italian with commentary in English. Light olive hardcover with off-white spine, oblong format, light olive dustjacket. The book looks and feels new, with just a light scattering of foxing to the top of the text block, otherwise fine condition, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Oblong 8vo. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 130.00 USD
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A System of Easy Lettering. With a Supplement Consisting of Eight Alphabets, Cromwell, J. Howard
103 Cromwell, J. Howard A System of Easy Lettering. With a Supplement Consisting of Eight Alphabets
New York Spon & Chamberlain 1907 Hardcover Very Good 
New York: Spon & Chamberlain, 1907. Title page dated 1907, tenth thousand. Examples of alphabets rendered on a graph background. Red cloth, oblong format, no dustjacket. The book has some light shelfwear and surface soil, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with some light finger soil to the margins of a few pages, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. Oblong 8vo. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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Klassische Fraktur- & Antiquaschriften Des Sechzehntn Bis Achtzehnten Jahrhunderts, D. Stempel AG - Type Specimen Book
104 D. Stempel AG - Type Specimen Book Klassische Fraktur- & Antiquaschriften Des Sechzehntn Bis Achtzehnten Jahrhunderts
Frankfurt A. Main - Sud Schriftgiesserei Und Messinglinienfrabrik D. Stempel AG 1924 First Edition Paperback Fair 
Frankfurt A. Main - Sud: Schriftgiesserei Und Messinglinienfrabrik D. Stempel AG, 1924. Undated [1924]. In German. Type specimen book with letters, numbers, borders, vignettes, etc. Marbled softcover with paper front cover label, 9.25" tall, about 80 pages. Front cover starting to detach, small chip to spine head, newer paper label on spine, sound binding, age-browned but clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 245.00 USD
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The Shirley Letters from the California Mines in 1851-52.  Being a Series of Twenty-three Letters from Dame Shirley ... To Her Sister in Massachusetts ..., Dame Shirley [Mrs. Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe].  With Thomas C. Russell
105 Dame Shirley [Mrs. Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe]. With Thomas C. Russell The Shirley Letters from the California Mines in 1851-52. Being a Series of Twenty-three Letters from Dame Shirley ... To Her Sister in Massachusetts ...
San Francisco, California Thomas C. Russell, at His Private Press 1922 First, Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Signed
San Francisco, California: Thomas C. Russell, at His Private Press, 1922. First, limited edition, number 138 of 200 copies on Exeter paper, from a total edition of 450 copies, signed by the publisher. Near fine in near fine dustjacket. Series of personal letters from the Gold Rush period, reproduced here with eight hand colored tissue protected plates, with additional commentary by the publisher. Grayish blue hardcover with tan linen cloth spine, paper spine label, several pages printed with decorative headers and other elements in blue, 350 pages plus colophon, grayish blue dustjacket with paper spine label and gilt lettering and design on front panel. The book has effectively no wear, tight binding, one plate neatly detached but present with very minor wear to its top edge, very clean pages with no names or other markings, a few imperfections to the lovely and probably handmade Exeter book-paper visible in margins. The mylar protected dustjacket has a very tiny chip to the spine head, otherwise about fine.. First, Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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SAMPLER: From the Class of 1926 Memorial Collection of Illustrated Books Published in New England 1769 to 1869, Dartmouth College Class of 1970
106 Dartmouth College Class of 1970 SAMPLER: From the Class of 1926 Memorial Collection of Illustrated Books Published in New England 1769 to 1869
Hanover, New Hampshire USA Dartmouth College Library 1970 Paperback Very Good 
Hanover, New Hampshire USA: Dartmouth College Library , 1970. Published 1970. Part of a series of the Dartmouth's bicentennial publishing projects. Green illustrated softcover, with white lettering, thirty-four pages, unpaginated. A presentation of the New England college students' graphic world-view during the mid-eighteenth to mid-nineteenth century. Illustrated with multiple line drawings throughout, including race characterizations, casual entertainment scenes, period furniture and political book covers, among other subjects. . Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Dawson's Book Shop Catalogue 444: Art of Book Binding, Dawson's Book Shop
107 Dawson's Book Shop Dawson's Book Shop Catalogue 444: Art of Book Binding
Los Angeles Dawson's Book Shop 1977 Paperback Fair 
Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1977. Bookseller catalogue from 1977 focusing on the art of fine binding, with 239 items, four illustrated in black and white. Softcover, thirty pages. Some edge chipping to the covers, front cover spotted and age-toned, vague spot on first page, contents age-toned but clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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A History of Illuminated Manuscripts, De Hamel, Christopher
108 De Hamel, Christopher A History of Illuminated Manuscripts
Boston David R Godine 1986 0879236310 / 9780879236311 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Boston: David R Godine, 1986. First American edition, 1986. Illustrated in both color and in black and white. Blue hardcover with illustrated dustjacket. Very good with minimal edgewear, firm binding, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First US Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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A Treatise on Title-Pages. The Practice of Typography Series.  With Numerous Illustrations in Facsimile and Some Observations on the Early and Recent Printing of Books, De Vinne, Theodore Low [DeVinne]
109 De Vinne, Theodore Low [DeVinne] A Treatise on Title-Pages. The Practice of Typography Series. With Numerous Illustrations in Facsimile and Some Observations on the Early and Recent Printing of Books
New York Oswald Publishing Co. 1914 Hardcover Fair 
New York: Oswald Publishing Co., 1914. Worn copy from 1914, a classic in the field of typography and printing. Brown cloth, 485 pages. Covers rubbed, spine title obscured and not readable, spine ends chipped, hinges good but text block no longer tight, pages all still well attached, clean pages free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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A Treatise on Title-Pages. The Practice of Typography. With Numerous Illustrations in Facimile and Some Observations on the Early and Recent Printing of Books, De Vinne, Theodore Low [DeVinne]
110 De Vinne, Theodore Low [DeVinne] A Treatise on Title-Pages. The Practice of Typography. With Numerous Illustrations in Facimile and Some Observations on the Early and Recent Printing of Books
New York The Century Co. 1902 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Signed
New York: The Century Co., 1902. First edition 1902, with gift notation signed by the author [Theo. L. De Vinne] to Mr. Wm. H. Williams tipped onto the front free endpaper. Brown cloth with red spine label, 485 pages. Minimal rubbing to extremities, good hinges, firm text block, very clean pages with no other name or markings.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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Lettering: Modes of Writing in Western Europe from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century, Degering, Hermann
111 Degering, Hermann Lettering: Modes of Writing in Western Europe from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century
London Ernest Benn Limited 1965 Hardcover Very Good Good 
London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1965. Published 1965. 240 black and white plates containing examples of lettering, arranged chronologically, with some explanatory notes. Golden tan cloth with dustjacket. The book is very good with firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some small edge chips and closed teras, largest chip to the spine head, very little paper loss.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Examples of Modern Alphabets, Ornamental and Plain, Delamotte, F. [Freeman Gage]
112 Delamotte, F. [Freeman Gage] Examples of Modern Alphabets, Ornamental and Plain
London E. & F. N. Spon 1859 Hardcover Fair 
London: E. & F. N. Spon, 1859. Undated, this only edition published 1859. Examples of 48 alphabets, printed on one side only, in black and white, blue and white, red and white, green and white or brown and white, with advertising endpapers. Green cloth printed in gilt, oblong, 10" x 6.25". Front cover unevenly age-darkened and detached but present, rear cover a bit spotted, front free endpaper absent, book begins with first alphabet and it does not appear that there was a title page, text block sound, pages age-yellowed but generally clean with some occasional finger soil to the margins, name and 1881 date at top of first alphabet, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. Oblong 8vo. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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The Little ABC Book of Rudolf Koch, Designs By Rudolf Koch and Berthold Wolpe
113 Designs By Rudolf Koch and Berthold Wolpe The Little ABC Book of Rudolf Koch
Boston David R Godine 1979 0879232951 / 9780879232955 Paperback Very Good 
Boston: David R Godine, 1979. Second printing, 1979. Oblong softcover, about 5.75" x 9". Light trace of surface soil to covers, binding firm, pages clean, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. Oblong 8vo. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Henry H. Clifford Collection.  Part One: The Zamorano 80.  Los Angeles:  October 24, 1994, Dorothy Sloan Rare Books [Auction Catalogue]
114 Dorothy Sloan Rare Books [Auction Catalogue] The Henry H. Clifford Collection. Part One: The Zamorano 80. Los Angeles: October 24, 1994
Austin, Texas Dorothy Sloan Rare Books 1994 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Austin, Texas: Dorothy Sloan Rare Books, 1994. Catalogue from 1994 auction, illustrated in both color and in black and white. Fully indexed. Light shelf soil, binding firm, pages clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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A Manual on Wood Engraving, Doust, L. A.
115 Doust, L. A. A Manual on Wood Engraving
London and New York Frederick Warne 1934 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
London and New York: Frederick Warne, 1934. First edition, 1934. Instructional guide to wood engravings, with 36 illustrations. Light greenish tan cloth with illustrated dustajcket. The book has minimal wear, good hinges, firm text block, old personal bookplate inside the front cover, pages clean and unmarked. The mylar protected dustajcket is uniformly age-tanned and has a one inch closed tear to the rear cover, no paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Book of Jonah, Drawings & Design By Ismar David. Introduction By Chaim Potok
116 Drawings & Design By Ismar David. Introduction By Chaim Potok The Book of Jonah
Southbury, CT Chiswick Book Shop; Printed at the Stinehour Press 1991 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine Signed
Southbury, CT: Chiswick Book Shop; Printed at the Stinehour Press, 1991. One of 325 copies printed, signed by the artist. In Hebrew and English, much of the text printed in color on folded gray textured paper. Rust red cloth printed in gilt, measures approximately 12" x 10". Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, no names or other markings. Includes two copies of the advertising leaflet for this book as well as the original invoice. . Signed By the Artist. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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Medieval Calligraphy, its History and Technique, Drogin, Marc
117 Drogin, Marc Medieval Calligraphy, its History and Technique
Montclair, NJ Allanheld & Schram 1980 0839002114 / 9780839002116 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Signed
Montclair, NJ: Allanheld & Schram, 1980. First edition, 1980. Includes small drawing by the author which incorporates the previous owner's bookplate, signed by the author by first name only, dated 1984. Tan cloth with dustjacket. Very good, with firm binding, no other names or markings, mylar protected dustjacket has lightly chipped corners and spine ends, little paper loss.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Yours Truly, King Arthur: How Medieval People Wrote, and How You Can, Too, Drogin, Marc
118 Drogin, Marc Yours Truly, King Arthur: How Medieval People Wrote, and How You Can, Too
New York Taplinger Pub Co 1982 0800887654 / 9780800887650 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Signed
New York: Taplinger Pub Co, 1982. First edition, 1982, with a personalized sketch signed by the artist (first name only) on the front free endpaper. Step by step instructions to calligraphy of the Middle Ages. Tan hardcover with brown cloth spine, dustjacket. The book is very good with firm binding, clean pages, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has a tiny closed tear to the lower edge of the rear panel, no paper loss.. With A Sketch By the Autho. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Portrait Gallery of Eminent Men and Women [Salesman's Dummy, Specimen, Sample Copy], Duyckinck, Evert A.
119 Duyckinck, Evert A. Portrait Gallery of Eminent Men and Women [Salesman's Dummy, Specimen, Sample Copy]
New York Johnson, Wilson and Company 1873 Hardcover Fair 
New York: Johnson, Wilson and Company, 1873. Handsomely bound 1873 salesman sample containing more than thirty beautifully printed steel plate engravings of important men and women of America and Europe and sample text. Subscriber forms nearly removed from rear. Full black leather over beveled boards lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt and in blind, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, variant spine and cover design inside rear cover. Light edgewear, sound binding, cloth rear hinge covering mainly removed when subscriber pages taken out, age-darkening to final sample text page, plates have some occasional light foxing and/or age-toning, most protective tissues folded in half, small newspaper clipping in Spanish mounted to front pastedown.. Hard Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Pictures to Print: Nineteenth-Century Engraving Trade, Dyson, Anthony
120 Dyson, Anthony Pictures to Print: Nineteenth-Century Engraving Trade
London; Williamsburg, VA Farrand Press; Distributed By The Book Press 1984 1850830010 / 9781850830016 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Signed
London; Williamsburg, VA: Farrand Press; Distributed By The Book Press, 1984. First edition, 1984. Signed by the author on the title page, and the publisher (R. A. Farand) on the copyright page. Illustrated in black and white. Blue cloth with dustjacket. The book is very good, with firm binding, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket hs some wear to the top edge and a scattering of foxing to portions of the white background, no chips or tears.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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