January SALE! All books $100 and under are 30% off for the month of January in the folloowing subjects:
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This sale excludes artists' books, private press, and items sold on consignment.
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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.
UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, 1996. Softcover. A fascinating examination of what a doll is in African culture - both as a toy and a cultural and artistic object - with comparisons to the meaning of dolls in Western culture. With study of dolls by region/country. Color and b&w photographs throughout. Black softcover with pictorial covers showing a range of doll types. Light crease to front cover but very good plus. 8.5 x 11 inches. 124 pages. African Art. ART/010417. Very Good+.
Los Angeles: UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, (1996). Paperback. 4to. Near fine in black illustrated glossy paper wrappers with orange title to front wrapper and to spine. Minor fading to spine. Pristine interior with full color photographic illustrations throughout. 124 pages. African Art. AFRART/112019. 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.
New York: Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, (1988). Hardcover. Folio. Blue cloth covered boards with silver title to spine. Clean interior filled with illustrations in both full color and black and white. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Blue illustrated dust jacket with white and red title to front panel and white title to spine. Minor wear to edges of jacket. 326 pages. ART/020618. Very Good / Very Good.
London, New York: Royal Academy of Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of art, (2000). Paperback. 4to. Grey illustrated paper wrappers with white title to front wrap and to spine. Light edgewear to wrappers. Pristine interior with both full color as well as black and white illustrations throughout. Index, 355 pages. ART/100212. Near Fine in Wraps.
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.