April SALE! All books in the Books on Books, Canadian & Arctic History, European History and Languges, Latin American History, and Maritime sections priced at $125 and under are 50% off for the month of April.
This sale excludes artists' books, private press, lots, books on William Morris & the Pre-Raphaelites, items sold on consignment, and newly acquired items.
Many prints & manscripts including framed items are also on sale for 30% off.
Links to each sale section are below:
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English History | English Biography | English Monarchy
French History | French Language
General History | Ancient History
German History | German Language
Greek History | Roman History
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Irish & Scottish History
Medieval History | Renaissance History
Spanish & Portuguese History
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1980. Hardcover. 1st American edition Very good blue cloth covered boards with gilt title, corner bumped, spine rubbed. Very good blue dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. 8 full-page illustrations; 255 pages. English History. ENG/1283. Very Good / Very Good.
Brussels: Bibliotheca Wittockiana, 1986. Paperback. Very good in grey illustrated paper wrappers with balck title to front wrapper and to spine. Spine faded to green. Ex-libris with stamp to half title page. Pristine interior filled with black and white illustrations as well as a few color illustrations throughout. 167 pages. Books on Books. BOB1/5022. Very Good.
Brussels: Bibliotheca Wittockiana, 1986. Paperback. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Very good+ in oversize illustrated grey wraps with black title to spine and front panel. Spine faded to green. Clean interior. Illustrated throughout with large black and white and a few color plates. Books on Books. BOB/082008. Very Good+.
Charlottesville, VA: Published for The Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia and The Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 1970. Hardcover. Thick 4to. Fine red cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Gilt title to spine lightly dulled. Clean boards. Interior is bright and clean, no foxing or staining. Pages are tightly bound, hinges are strong. 636 pages. Books on Books. BOB/12313. Fine.
Washington, D.C. Pan American Union, 1960. Hardcover. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE EDITOR. Very good in grey cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Inscription to front free end page reads: "This copy is presented to Charles W. Mann. Jr., fellow-Americanist and catalyst of humanistic bibliography on the campus of his alma mater, with the esteem of the editor, Maury A. Bromsen, Boston, Oct. 25, 1962." Else is clean and bright. Index, 295 pages. Books on Books. BOB211011. Very Good.
Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1839. Hardcover. Very good in original purple cloth with paper title label on spine. Spine and edges of boards faded to brown. Some rubbing to label. Advertisements at front. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Light to moderate foxing. English History. ENG1/12050. Very Good.
London. 1916. Hardcover. 12mo. Blue cloth covered boards with black title to beige title label to front board. Minor Rubbing to spine ends and minor soiling to title label. Minor browning to title page. Rear hinge is starting. Else is clean and bright. 50 pages. English History. ENG14/3142. Very Good.
Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, (1991). Hardcover. 8vo. Third edition revised. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Pristine interior with bright text. Tight binding. Gentle bump to corners. White and orange dust jacket with blue title to spine. Light creasing to foot of dust jacket spine panel. Index, 176 pages. BOB/112304. Near Fine / Very Good+.
London: Collins, 1955. Hardcover. 8vo. light blue and grey illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Chipping and creasing to edges of dust jacket as well as rubbing to the spine panel. Previous owner's signature to front free end page. Else is clean and bright. 254 pages. ENGLISH HISTORY. ENGHIS310191. Very Good / Very Good Minus.
New York: Whittlesey House, 1944. Hardcover. 8vo. In red cloth covered boards with blue title block with gilt title stamp to spine and gilt emblem to front board. Small stain to front board and slight overall bow to both boards. Very slight edgewear and rubbing. Interior is clean with b/w illustrations throughout. 219pp. MARI/100504. Very Good.
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.