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Edith Wharton : A Descriptive Bibliography, Garrison, Stephen
41 Garrison, Stephen Edith Wharton : A Descriptive Bibliography
Pittsburgh, PA University of Pittsburgh 1990 0822936410 / 9780822936411 First Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Binding is tight and pages are clean. No marking or writing noted in book. Boards are straight with minor edge rub. Text block and gutters are firm. Gilded titles on front cover and spine in excellent condition. 514 pages.; Pittsburgh Series in Bibliography; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 514 pages 
Price: 99.00 USD
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42 Goodspeed, Charles E. Yankee Bookseller : Being the Reminiscences of Charles E. Goodspeed
Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin Company 1937 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Very minor water stains on front cover board. Binding is tight and pages are clean. No marking or writing noted in book. Boards are straight with minor edge rub. Text block and gutters are firm. 325 pages.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 325 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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A Catholic Book Chronicle : The Story of P. J. Kenedy & Sons 1826-1951, Healey, Robert C.
43 Healey, Robert C. A Catholic Book Chronicle : The Story of P. J. Kenedy & Sons 1826-1951
New York, NY P. J. Kenedy & Sons 1951 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Binding is tight. No marking or writing noted in book. Boards are straight. Text block and gutters are firm. 56 pages. Decoration on cover boards in excellent condition. ; 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall; 56 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Art of the Bookplate, Keenan, James
44 Keenan, James The Art of the Bookplate
New York, New York Barnes & Noble 2003 0760746966 / 9780760746967 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Binding is tight and pages are clean. Signature of author on the title page. No other marking or writing noted in book. Boards are straight. Gutters and text block are firm. Best reference to date for avid bookplate collectors. Wonderful new book. 175 pages.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 175 pages; Signed by Author(s) 
Price: 26.00 USD
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The Book in America, Lehmann-Haupt, Hellmut
45 Lehmann-Haupt, Hellmut The Book in America
New York, N. Y. R. R. Bowker Company 1939 First English Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Stamps of previous owner's on front paste down and fep. Barcode on fep. Card Pocket glued to front paste down and date due slip glued to fep. Previous library's stamp on title page and call number on spine. Binding is tight and pages are clean. No other marking or writing noted in book. Boards are straight with minor edge rub. Text block and gutters are firm. 453 pages. Gilded title on spine in fair condition. Library stamps on edges of text block. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 453 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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46 Lewis, Roy Harley Antiquarian Books : An Insider's Account
New York, N. Y. Arco Publishing Company 1978 0668045876 / 9780668045872 First Edition Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Binding is tight and pages are clean. No marking or writing noted in book. Boards are straight with minor edge rub. Text block and gutters are firm. Original price on inside front DJ flap. Slight moisture damage to pages 48-82. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 200 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Lost Library : The Autobiography of a Culture, Mehring, Walter
47 Mehring, Walter The Lost Library : The Autobiography of a Culture
Indianapolis, IN The Bobbs-Merrill Company 1951 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Translated by Richard and Clara Winston. Binding is tight and pages are clean. Numbers written on front and rear pastedown. No other writing or marking noted in book. Book is fullbound green with small gilt pictorial on front and gilt lettering on spine. Bottom corners are bumped. 290 pages. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 290 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Choice Bits from Mark Twain :The Jules L. Merron Collection Catalog Number 38, Merron, Jules L.
48 Merron, Jules L. Choice Bits from Mark Twain :The Jules L. Merron Collection Catalog Number 38
Philadelphia, PA David J. Holmes Facsimile Soft cover As New with no dust jacket 
Catalog 38 from the Jules L. Merron Collection. Binding is tight and pages are clean. No markings or writing noted in book. Cover is clean and corners square. 107 pages.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 107 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Book Row : An Anecdotal and Pictorial History of the Antiquarian Book Trade, Mondlin, Marvin & Roy Meador
49 Mondlin, Marvin & Roy Meador Book Row : An Anecdotal and Pictorial History of the Antiquarian Book Trade
New York, New York Carroll & Graf Pub 2004 0786713054 / 9780786713059 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
First Edition - First Printing. This book is signed by both authors on the halftitle page. Binding is tight and pages are clean. No writing or marking noted in book. DJ is whole with original price and is protected by a mylar cover. This is a wonderful history fo the book trade in New York City between the 1890s and 1920s. Book Row gives you an insite into the lives and business dealings of many of the noted book sellers during the turn of the century. 405 pages. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 405 pages; Signed by Authors 
Price: 44.00 USD
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50 Muir, P. H., et.al. Talks on Book-Collecting
London, Britain Cassell and Company Ltd. 1952 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Significant tears on top of DJ and minor chipping on bottom edges. Binding is tight and pages are clean. No marking or writing noted in book. Boards are straight with minor edge rub. Text block and gutters are firm. Corners lightly bumped. 105 pages. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 105 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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A. Edward Newton on Books and Business, Newton, A. Edward
51 Newton, A. Edward A. Edward Newton on Books and Business
Glen Rock, PA Apellicon Press 1930 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Author's signature on Printing House page in back of text. Edition limited to 325 copies. Binding is tight and pages are clean. No marking or writing noted in book. Boards are straight with minor edge rub. Text block and gutters are firm. Glassine dust jacket protects cover boards. 16 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 46.00 USD
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Bibliography and Pseudo-Bibliography, Newton, A. Edward
52 Newton, A. Edward Bibliography and Pseudo-Bibliography
Philadelhpia, Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania Press 1936 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Binding is tight and pages are clean. No marking or writing noted in book. Boards are straight with minor edge rub. Text block and gutters are firm. Original price on inside front dust jacket flap. 116 pages.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 116 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Derby Day and Other Adventures, Newton, A. Edward
53 Newton, A. Edward Derby Day and Other Adventures
Boston, MA Little, Brown, and Company 1934 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Binding is tight and pages are clean. No marking or writing noted in book. Boards are straight with minor edge rub. Text block and gutters are firm. Original price on inside front dust jacket flap. DJ has small tears on spine and spine is discolored. 351 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 351 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Greatest Book in the World and Other Papers, Newton, A. Edward
54 Newton, A. Edward The Greatest Book in the World and Other Papers
Boston, MA Little Brown & Company 1925 Second Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Binding is tight and pages are clean. No markings or writing noted in book. Book is Quarter Bound with cloth back and buff sides. Has slight rub and slight soil. This is a Second Impression, September 1925. 451 pages. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 451 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Greatest Book in the World and Other Papers, Newton, A. Edward
55 Newton, A. Edward The Greatest Book in the World and Other Papers
Boston, MA Little Brown & Company 1925 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Author's inscription and signature in ink on fep. Binding is tight and pages are clean. No marking or writing noted in book. Boards are straight with minor edge rub. Text block and gutters are firm. Original price on inside front dust jacket flap. DJ protected by new plastic cover. One small piece missing from bottom of spine and back cover of dust jacket. 451 pages. ; Thick 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 451 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 212.00 USD
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This Book-Collecting Game [Limited Edition], Newton, A. Edward
56 Newton, A. Edward This Book-Collecting Game [Limited Edition]
Boston, MA Little, Brown and Company 1928 Frist Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Author's signature on dedication page. Book is #168 of 990 copies printed. Binding is tight and pages are clean. No marking or writing noted in book. Boards are straight with minor edge rub. Text block and gutters are firm. 410 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 410 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 191.00 USD
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The Rare Books and Manuscripts Collected by the Late A. Edward Newton, Newton, E. Swift and Brandon Barringer
57 Newton, E. Swift and Brandon Barringer The Rare Books and Manuscripts Collected by the Late A. Edward Newton
New York, N. Y. Parke - Bernet Gallaries Inc. 1941 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Announcment of the sale of the A. Edward Newton collections of books. Binding is tight and pages are clean. Text block and gutters are firm. Boards are straight and corners square. DJ is a plasticine cover partially torn away. 22 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 22 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The A. Edward Newton Collection of Books and Manuscripts to be Sold at Auction by the Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., etc. : Part One A - D (April 16,17,18, 1941), Newton, E. Swift; Barringer, Brandon
58 Newton, E. Swift; Barringer, Brandon The A. Edward Newton Collection of Books and Manuscripts to be Sold at Auction by the Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., etc. : Part One A - D (April 16,17,18, 1941)
New York, N. Y. Parke-Bernet Galleries 1941 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Sale price notations in margins throughout text. No other marking or writing noted in book. Binding is tight. Boards are straight with minor edge rub. Text block and gutters are firm. Dust jacket has minor chipping and small tears as in lightly soiled. 230 pages.; B&W Illustrations; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 230 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The A. Edward Newton Collection of Books and Manuscripts to be Sold at Auction by the Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., etc. : Part Three N - Z October 29,30, 1941, Newton, E. Swift; Barringer, Brandon
59 Newton, E. Swift; Barringer, Brandon The A. Edward Newton Collection of Books and Manuscripts to be Sold at Auction by the Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., etc. : Part Three N - Z October 29,30, 1941
New York, N. Y. Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc. 1941 First Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Sale price notations in margins throughout text. No other marking or writing noted in book. Binding is tight. Boards are straight with minor edge rub. Text block and gutters are firm. Dust jacket has minor chipping and tears. 177 pages. ; B&W Illustrations; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 177 pages 
Price: 26.00 USD
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The A. Edward Newton Collection of Books and Manuscripts to be Sold at Auction by the Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., etc. : Part Two E - M May 14, 15,16, 1941, Newton, E. Swift; Barringer, Brandon
60 Newton, E. Swift; Barringer, Brandon The A. Edward Newton Collection of Books and Manuscripts to be Sold at Auction by the Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., etc. : Part Two E - M May 14, 15,16, 1941
New York, N. Y. Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc. 1941 First Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Sale price notations in margins throughout text. No other marking or writing noted in book. Binding is tight. Boards are straight with minor edge rub. Text block and gutters are firm. Dust jacket has minor chipping and tears. 276 pages. ; B&W Illustrations; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 276 pages 
Price: 29.00 USD
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