Austin: The University of Texas, 1967. Paperback. First edition. Tan side-stapled wrappers with black Chinese characters on front cover. Text on cover reads: "In letters of gold on Tang's bathtub: As the Sun Makes it New Day by Day Make it New Yet again Make it New." Lightly soiled, otherwise fine. Illustrated. 154 items described. 62 pages. BOB/111516. Near Fine.
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London: Offices of the Institute of Transport, 1932. Paperback. Volume 13, Number 3. January 1932. Includes articles on English port ownership by Ross Johnson, diesel engines in road transport by F.E. Crooke, development of commercial aviation by C.A. Barnard, and competition in transport by Arnold Plant. Fine in side stapled brown paper wrappers with black title to front cover. Clean and bright. 160 pages plus 8 pages of advertisements. PER/121013. Fine.
Tubingen: Horst Erdmann Verlag, 1972. Hardcover. 8vo. Fine hardcover with Near Fine white dust jacket with brown and black title to front panel and black title to spine panel. Light soiling to dust jacket. Numerous photographic illustrations of the writers. Published for the German Africa Society. Index, 406 pages. Books on Books. BOB/11152. Fine / Near Fine.
Norman: University of Oklahoma, 1950. Hardcover. First edition. Both volumes are near fine in full orange cloth with gilt titles to spines. Bookplate of Frederick William Beinecke and Carrie Sperry Beinecke to front pastedown. Clean, bright interiors with illustrations. A few speckles of soiling to foredge of textblock. Housed in a cardboard slipcase missing back panel. The slipcase is worn along the edges and rubbed on the panels. 476 pages in volume 1; Books on Books. BOB110081 This set may require an extra shipping fee. Near Fine.
Providence, RI: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1979. Hardcover. Inscribed by author. This was the catalogue that accompanied an exhibit held at the Rhode Island School of Design and at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York. 7000 copies of the catalogue were printed. Begins with interesting overview of the artists and trends of that time, followed by a listing by author of each item in the exhibition. The final section has b&w and color copies of each of the illustrations shown. Included are such well known artists as Beardsley, Blake, Burne-Jones, Clarke, Housman, Lear, Rackham, and Rossetti, as well as many who are less famous today. Bound in light red cloth in near fine condition, with a near fine white dust jacket with black title to spine and pictorial cover. Interior also in fine condition. 240 pages. BOB/120210. Near Fine.
Oak Knoll, 2007. Hardcover. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in black cloth boards with gilt title to spine. In black illustrated dust jacket with green title to spine. Pristine. Includes full color photographic illustrations of the first editions of each book discussed. Each entry discusses both the book and the movie giving bibliographic details about each. 380 pages. BOB/071216. Fine / Fine.
DE: Oak Knoll Press / The British Library, 2000. Hardcover. Fine in maroon cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Clean and bright with illustrations. In illustrated dust jacket with black title to spine panel and red title to front panel. Minor wear to edges of jacket, else fine. Size: quarto. 213 pages. BOB/112816. Fine / Very Good.
New York: Covici Friede, 1930. Hardcover. First Edition. 1 of 1050 copies printed at the Southworth Press. Includes essays on typographic history and book design in the US and UK. There are reproductions throughout showing exemplary designs by such figures as Bruce Rogers, Stanley Morison, Eric Gilll, and Frederic Goudy. Large 8vo. Bound in the original red buckram with printed paper label to spine. Some wear to extremities, and the paper label is browned and slightly chipped. Overall in very good condition. Prospectus is laid in along with book plate of Ulysses Houghland. 303 pages. BOB/091310. Very Good.
New York: Covici Friede, 1930. Hardcover. First Edition. Quarto. 1 of 1050 copies printed at the Southworth Press. Includes essays on typographic history and book design in the US and UK. There are reproductions throughout showing exemplary designs by such figures as Bruce Rogers, Stanley Morison, Eric Gilll, and Frederic Goudy. Bound in the original red buckram with printed paper label to spine. Light wear to edges and browning to paper label with small chip to corner. Clean bright interior. 303 pages. BOB/010813. Very Good.
Santa Barbara: Joseph the Provider. First Edition. Paperback. Illustrated light blue paper wrappers with red title to front wrapper and "Joseph the provider" in black to spine. Minor fading to spine. First edition. Unpaginated. Illustrated. The firm's Catalogue 22. Lists 313 "A" items. BOB/111616. Near Fine.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1967. Hardcover. First edition. Brown cloth boards with black and gilt title to spine. In brown lightly rubbed and chipped dust jacket with white title to spine and front cover. Fading to spine panel of jacket, which is price clipped. 324 page. BOB/111616. Fine / Very Good.
Columbia: University of South Carolina, 1970. Paperback. First edition. Number O.S. of 350 copies. Signed by Katz. Inscribed on the limitation page "For John Kohn - / with my respect / and admiration. / J.K.". Catalogue of an exhibition marking the 100th anniversary of Norris' birth from the author's collection. Illustrated side-stapled cream wrappers with black title to front cover. Lightly soiled on front cover. 25 pages. BOB/111716. Near Fine.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Hardcover. First edition. An extensive and interesting overview of the authors and books of the period. Bound in black cloth with gilt title and authors to spine. In dark green pictorial dust jacket with title in white to spine. Very good in very good dust jacket. 431 pages. BOB/102016. Very Good / very Good.
San Antonio: Trinity University Press, (1976). First Edition. Hardcover. Brown cloth covered board with gilt and black title to front board and to spine. Minor fading to spine and rubbing to title on front board. Pristine interior. Without dust jacket. First edition. 157 pages. Checklists in the humanities and education. BIB/111616. Very Good+.
New York: Greenwood Press, . Hardcover. First Edition. An extensive bibliography 3396 entries covering all aspects of the Asian experience in America. Bound in green cloth. with title to spine and front cover. In very good condition.Very good, without dust jacket, as issued. 504 pages. BOB/102016. Very Good.