Erin, Ontario: Press Porcepic, 1974. Paperback. Second printing. Includes descriptions of over 50 authors with a bibliography of both literature written by the author and also articles / books written about them. Illustrated yellow wrappers with black title to spine and front cover. Lightly rubbed and creased, otherwise very good. Toning to pages. Illustrated. 288 pages. BOB/101216. Very Good.
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New York: Bramhall House, . Hardcover. Extensive bibliography with 6221 entries plus indexes to names and titles. In brown paper boards with black cloth spine. Quarter black cloth with brown paper boards. Very good in very good black pictorial dust jacket. Folio size. Near fine in lightly used dust jacket. With numerous illustrations. 526 pages. BOB/111516. Very Good / Very Good.
Delaware Bibliophiles, 2010. Includes 14 full color reproductions of covers from the Delaware Bibliophiles magazine from 2010. The designs incorporate Art Noveau style posters from the 1890s. Five pages of text which explain the publication accompany the prints. All are housed in a blue envelope. Thin Quarto. Fine.
Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1961. Hardcover. 8vo. Includes laid in corrigenda and addenda. Brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Slight bump to head of spine. Pristine interior with tight binding. Brown dj with black title to front panel. A handwritten A.E. has been handwritten in pencil on the spine of dj. 255 pp. BOB/040705. Near Fine in Very Good Plus dj.
Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1961. Hardcover. Fine black cloth 8vo., bright gilt to spine, boards clean. In fine brown paper dust jacket with black title to front panel. Endpapers browned opposite inner dust jacket flaps, else clean, bright interior. Strongly bound. Includes frontispiece and a few other illustrations. With some notes on his pictures and portraits. Index, 255 pages. Books on Books. BOB/12303. Near Fine / Fine.
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1992. Hardcover. Cloth Boards. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Red paper covered boards with black cloth binding and gilt title to spine. Very light scuffing to front board. Tight binding. Pristine interior with bright text. Cream dj with pictoral front panel. Index, 192 pp. BOB/022304. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket.
London: Lindsay Drummond, (1946). Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in a very good- dust jacket. Boards are rose cloth with gold harvest motif on front and spine. Minor fading to edges of boards. Text is clean and bright. Maroon and off-white dust jacket with maroon title to front panel and brown title to spine. Browning and foxing to dust jacket. Essays by Douglas on the writings of Douglas.132 pages. Books on Books. BOB/8222. Very Good.
New York: William Drenttel / Delos Press, 1994. Paperback. #145 of 400 copies issued in wrappers. Introduction by Robert Hughes. Portrait of Paul Auster by Victor Schrager tipped onto second front endpaper. Pictorial white paper wrappers with black title to white spine. Fine. First edition. Light wear to corners. 93 pages. BOB/111616. Fine.
Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1842. Hardcover. Very good- in dark brown cloth covered boards with brignt gilt title to spine. Wear to corners and spine ends. Small closed tears and minor chipping to cloth at hinges. Foxing throughout and though text remains bright. Margin notes in pencil. 443 pages. Books on Books. BOB/6132. Very Good -.
New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., 1941. Hardcover. 3 Volumes. Auction catalog of Alfred Edward Newton’s book and manuscript collection. Newton (1864 – 1940) was an American author, publisher, and book collector with nearly 10,000 books in his collection. Very good condition in light blue paper covered boards with blue ink title to cover and spine; spines lightly faded, boards otherwise clean with sharp corners. All in very good black and white pictorial dust jackets with light rubbing to edges, creasing, and a few short closed tears. Volume 2 has a closed tear at top of front joint of the jacket. Interiors are quite clean, no markings; strongly bound. Illustrated throughout. A lovely set. 230, 276, 176 pp. Books on Books. BOB/12223. Very Good.
London: The British Library, 2007. Hardcover. 8vo. Dark green paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Pristine interior with illustrations throughout. Green illustrated dust jacket with yellow title to front and spine panels. Index, 444 pages. Books on Books. BOB/011212. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket.