January SALE: books in our Books about books, Transportation (Aviation, Automotive, and Railroad), and Political Science sections priced at $100 or less are 30% off!
This sale excludes artists' books, private press, and items sold on consignment. Additional items are available for sale in our open shop.
New Castle DE and Pittsburgh: Oak Knoll Press and University of Pittsburgh Press, 2002. Hardcover. First Edition of the first comprehensive bibliography of Heller's works. Bound in dark blue cloth with silver title and authors to front cover and spine. In pictorial brown dust jacket with photo of Heller on front cover. In find condition. Fine / Fine.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1970. Hardcover. A comprehensive compilation of more than 2,600 writings about Dickinson between 1850-1968. Bound in dark green cloth in bright pink dust jacket with title to spine. Very good in chipped, price clipped dust jacket. 322 pages. BOB/102016. Very Good / Very Good Minus.
Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1960. Hardcover. 12mo. Very good in grey clothcovered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor fading to spine and edges. Interior is clean and bright. In original clear mylar price clipped dust jacket. Small open tear to top edge of jacket. 30 pages. Books on Books. BOB2/3252. Very Good.
Cleveland: The World Syndicate Publishing Company, 1939. Hardcover. 8vo. Grey cloth boards with title pastedown to spine and front boards. Slight bump to spine ends; very small tear to head of spine. Interior is very clean with many B&W plates. Tight binding. Orange and black dj with wear/creasing to edges. Chipping to spine ends of jacket. Small open tear to spine of jacket. Price-clipped jacket. 240 pp. PSY/020205. Very Good in Very Good Minus dj.
Collegeville, MN: Order of Saint Benedict, 2005. Hardcover. A beautiful book documenting and celebrating the creation of the magnificent Saint John's Bible, which was written and illustrated entirely by hand. The project involved the skills and talents of artists, calligraphers, and scholars over a several year effort beginning in 1998. There are hundreds of color photographs documenting the creative process and the beautiful results. Bound in black cloth with title in gilt to spine. In a blue pictorial dust jacket with title in yellow to spine. Binding, dust jacket at interior are all in fine condition, with a heartfelt gift inscription to free front endpaper. 10 x 11.5 inches. 216 pages. BOB/081717. Fine / Fine.
New York: Volcanick Press, 1997. Paperback. Includes information on identifying first editions, conventions used in this guide, market analysis, notes about the author, information on publishers, sources, how to interpret the prices listed, the price guide, and more. The price guide portion includes low, high, and auction prices. Printed gray wrappers in black plastic comb binding with black title to front cover. Fine. Second printing. Includes laid in bookmark with list of abbreviations. 192 pages including title index. Size: quarto. BOB/101216. Near Fine.
Canton, PA: Kirgate Press, 1903. Hardcover. Very good in green cloth covered boards with paper title label on spine. Browning to spine and to boards around the edges. Rubbing to edges and hinges. Minor toning to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright. Front interior hinge is starting but binding remains tight. 142 pages. Books on Books. BOB11041. Very Good.
New York: Affiliated Schools for Workers, 1934. Paperback. Very Good in orange paper wrappers with black title and illustration to front wrapper. Slight soiling to wrappers. Minor yellowing to pages. Else is clean and bright with several photographic illustrations. 72 pages. Political Science. POL5/4112. Very Good.
London: British Library, 2001. Hardcover. A compilation of articles and lectures by Roderick Cave, the well-known librarian, book historian, and bibliographer whose book The Private Press remains the standard history in that field. This book includes general items, pieces on individual presses and on other fine printing. Bound in maroon cloth with gilt titling. In a rose colored dust jacket with author and title to spine and front cover. In near fine condition with some sunning to spine. 267 pages including index. BOB/010819. Near Fine.
London: Constable & Co., (1943). Hardcover. Includes chapters on Dickens, Thackeray, the Brontes, Anthony Trollope, George Eliot, and Mrs. Gaskell. Very good in very good off-white price clipped dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear and browning to the spine of dust jacket. Front free end page has been excised. Else is clean and bright. Index, 332 pages. LIT/072916. Very Good / Very Good.
Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1977. Hardcover. American Literature, English Literature, and World Literatures in English Information Guide, Vol. 16. Library of Congress surplus duplicate copy with stamps on front endpaper and copyright page. Blue cloth boards with black spine titled in gilt. Very good without dust jacket, as issued. First edition. 186 pages. BOB/111516. Very Good.