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1 Author's By Profession, Volume Two (2): From the Copywright Act 1911 until the End of 1981
William Kaufmann Inc. 0865760713 / 9780865760714 Unbound Very Good Unbound 
Very good hardcover in very good dust jacket. Binding is tight and sturdy; boards and text also very good. DJ protected in Mylar wraps. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
Price: 7.20 USD
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2 Type Specimen Book Randall Company Complete Service Printers St. Paul, MN
St. Paull, MN Randall Company n.d. [circa 1915] Hardcover Used: Good Hardcover 
16mo type specimen book. Pocket sized with an embossed owl on the front cover. Cloth leatherette binding. Former owner's signature on end paper: 
Price: 18.00 USD
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3 (Percy, Thomas) Sotheby & Co. The Library of Thomas Percy, 1729-1811, Bishop of Dromore, editor of the Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, removed to Caledon House.
Sotheby & Co. 1969-01-01 Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 
Sotheby & Co., 1969. 72pp. Printed green paper over boards, no dust jacket issued. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; black and white plates and text also very good. Moderate amount of shelfwear to edges of boards. From a private collection. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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4 Alan Swallow An Editor's Essays of Two Decades
Ohio Univ Pr (Trd) June, 1962 0804000735 / 9780804000734 Hardcover VERY GOOD Hardcover 
Hardcover in Very Good Condition w/ Very Good DJ. 401pp. 
Price: 12.31 USD
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5 Allen Ahearn Collected Books
Putnam Adult 7/17/1991 0399136630 / 9780399136634 Hardcover Good Good Dust Jacket Hardcover 
Good hardcover copy with good dust jacket. Text is clean. Dust jacket protected by mylar wraps. International shipping may cost extra. 
Price: 8.10 USD
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6 Anne Fadiman Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader
Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2000-11-25 0374527229 / 9780374527228 Paperback Very Good Paperback 
Very good paperback. Spine is uncreased, binding tight and sturdy, text also very good. 
Price: 6.26 USD
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7 Anthony Rota Life in a London Bookshop: Excerpts from a Lecture
Minneapolis, Minnesota The Ampersand Club 1989-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover 
Scarce, olive cloth boards, gilt titling. Near fine condition. From a private collection. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
Price: 21.60 USD
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Ventures in Book Collecting, Arnold, William Harris
8 Arnold, William Harris Ventures in Book Collecting
Charles Scribner's Sons 1923-01-01 Hardcover Used: Good Good Hardcover Octavo 
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923. Published September 1923 stated on copyright page. xvii, [3], 356pp. Frontis & 16 other plate, in addition to many illustrations in text. Grey paper over black cloth, gilt vertical stripe separating them near spine gutter, gilt spine text. Deckled page edges. Small bookseller's stamp on front end page (Chas. E. Lauriat Co. of Boston). Binding is tight, sturdy and square. Light shelfwear to boards, mainly at corners, gilt spine text remains bright. Light foxing to top edge of text block. Text is very good throughout, some foxing to interior pages. Moderate amount of shelfwear to dust jacket, a few small chips around edges, top corner of inner flap torn. DJ protected in Mylar wraps. From a private collection. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
Price: 49.50 USD
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9 Ashley, Frederick W. [Compiler]; Library of Congress Catalogue of the John Boyd Thacher collection of Incunabula. Compiled by Frederick W. Ashley
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office 1915-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 
First edition. Heavy rag paper, uncut. Leather spine with mustard linen boards. Minor wear at head and heel, light soil to boards and bump to corners. Excellent immersion in the arcane world of incunabula. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Due to the size/weight of this book extra charges to apply for international shipping. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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10 Assouline, Pierre; Salemson, Harold J. [Translator] Gaston Gallimard: A Half-Century of French Publishing
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1988-05-01 0151342938 / 9780151342938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Dust Jacket Hardcover 
1st printing of 1st American edition, 1988. From a personal collection. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; boards and text also very good; dust jacket unclipped; shelfwear very minor. Remainder mark on top edge. Stated first edition with complete number/letter line. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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11 Backhouse, Janet The Illuminated Page: Ten Centuries of Manuscript Painting in The British Library
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1997-12-27 0802043461 / 9780802043467 First British Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
Very good hardcover in very good dust jacket. British Library edition. First UK Edition, no additional printings indicated. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; boards and text / illustration also very good. Shelfwear is very minor. DJ protected in Mylar wraps. NOT ex-library. Due to the size/weight of this book it is not available for expedited delivery; extra charges may apply for international shipping. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
Price: 28.76 USD
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12 Baker, Nicholson Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper
Random House 2001-04-10 0375504443 / 9780375504440 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
Stated First Edition. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; boards and text also very good. Unclipped dust jacket protected in Mylar wraps. NOT an ex-library copy, NO remainder mark. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
Price: 9.86 USD
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13 Barnes, Robin Bruce [Editor]; Kingdon, Robert McCune [Editor]; Schnucker, Robert V. [Editor]; Habent Sua Fata Libelli, Or, Books Have Their Own Destiny: Essays in Honor of Robert V. Schnucker (Sixteenth Century Essays & Studies, V. 50)
Truman State Univ Pr 1998-10-01 0940474603 / 9780940474604 Paperback Very Good+ Paperback 
Tight and clean. From a private collection. Spine uncreased. Cover has very minor sunning/shelfwear. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
Price: 6.75 USD
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14 Basbanes, Nicholas A Every Book Its Reader: The Power of the Printed Word to Stir the World
Harper 2005-11-29 0060593237 / 9780060593230 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
First Printing with full number line. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; boards and text also very good. DJ protected in Mylar wraps. NOT an ex-library copy, NO remainder mark. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
Price: 17.06 USD
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15 Basbanes, Nicholas A Patience & Fortitude: A Roving Chronicle of Book People, Book Places, and Book Culture
Harper 2001-10-02 0060196955 / 9780060196950 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
First Printing with full number line. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; boards and text also very good. DJ protected in Mylar wraps. NOT an ex-library copy, NO remainder mark. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
Price: 17.96 USD
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Patience & Fortitude: A Roving Chronicle of Book People, Book Places, and Book Culture, Basbanes, Nicholas A.
16 Basbanes, Nicholas A. Patience & Fortitude: A Roving Chronicle of Book People, Book Places, and Book Culture
Harper 2001-10-02 0060196955 / 9780060196950 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Dust Jacket Hardcover Signed by Author
Signed 1st printing of the 1st edition! Very good+ hardcover in very good+ dust jacket - an all-around very nice copy! Signed and inscribed by Nicholas Basbanes. Stated first edition with full number line, indicating a first printing. DJ protected in Mylar wraps. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
Price: 32.40 USD
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17 Baxter, John A Pound of Paper: Confessions of a Book Addict
Thomas Dunne Books 2003-12-11 0312317255 / 9780312317256 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Dust Jacket Hardcover 
1st printing of 1st American edition, from a private collection. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; text clean; DJ unclipped. Three pages have creased corners; jacket has light rubbing. Stated first U.S. edition with complete number line. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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JOURNEYS & VOYAGES TO NATURE,A SURVEY OF 100 HUNDRED BOOKS, Bay,J.C.
18 Bay,J.C. JOURNEYS & VOYAGES TO NATURE,A SURVEY OF 100 HUNDRED BOOKS
Torch Press 1950-01-01 First edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
Torch Press, 1950. 400 copies "Privately printed for the Friends of the Torch Press", a printer's Christmas book. Very good. Blue paper over boards, with paper label and black linen spine. Original rare tissue jacket, is torn at front edge and side but present. No former owner marks. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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19 Bayard, Pierre How to Talk About Books You Haven't Read
Bloomsbury USA 2007-11-04 1596914696 / 9781596914698 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
First Printing with full number line. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; boards and text also very good. Unclipped dust jacket. NOT an ex-library copy, NO remainder mark. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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20 Beach, Sylvia; Laughlin, James [Introduction] Shakespeare and Company
Bison Books 1991-10-01 0803260970 / 9780803260979 Second Paperback Very Good Paperback 
Spine is uncreased, binding tight and sturdy; text also very good; wear to wraps is light. Fifth printing of 1991 New Edition. NOT an ex-library copy, NO remainder mark. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
Price: 8.06 USD
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Shakespeare and Company
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Books and Bidders:  The Adventures of a Bibliophile, Rosenbach, A. S. W.
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Rosenbach, A. S. W.
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