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Ecclesiastes, the Words of the Preacher, the Son of David, King in Jerusalem

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Iowa City, IA, Prairie Press:

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 004381

Condition: Very Good Plus


No publication date given. This is believed to be one of 375 copies, but there is no limitation information to be found in the pamphlet. This book has been designed, handset and printed by Carroll Coleman at the Prairie Press in Iowa City. The type is American Uncial, cut by Victor Hammer. The paper is W&A ash white Arak.This is a sewn pamphlet of 25 numbered pages. Approx. 9.75 x 8.25 inches. Light gray-blue paper wrappers, with some minor mottling and with a 1/8 inch t... View more info

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The Mainz Diary 1437-1440

By: N/A

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Madison, NJ, Golden Hind Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 004382

Condition: Very Good Plus


Issued November 1940. 250 copies were bound in boards for the friends of the editor, and, supposedly, the balance of the sheets bound in with the text of the Christmas issue of Print. This copy may be anomalous in that it is clearly not a hardback and also not a part of Print magazine. It stands on its own as a large pamphlet. Set by hand in Weiss Antiqua and Original Oldstyle Italic by Arthur and Edna Rushmore. The paper is ash Arak by the Haddon Craftsmen, Camden NJ.Th... View more info

Image for Le Isole Del Pacifico, Tahiti. Biblioteca Illustrata dei Viaggi Intorno al Mondo, N. 39

Le Isole Del Pacifico, Tahiti. Biblioteca Illustrata dei Viaggi Intorno al Mondo, N. 39

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Milan, Italy, Societá Editrice Sonzogno: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005708

Condition: Very Good


In Italian, not in English. 32 pages in pamphlet format. Complete, no missing pages. Issued October 1899 as issue no. 39 of The Illustrated Library of Voyages Around the World by Land and by Sea. 8.5 x 5.3 inches. Somewhat age-darkened beige wrappers, with charming period design in shades of green and beige to the front wrapper, and with black lettering to the front and back wrappers. No soiling to the wrappers though light foxing to the front wrapper. With a B&W map of ... View more info

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The Furniture History Society Newsletter No. 172: Cabinet Returns to Beckford's Tower; A Collector's Cabinet

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, The Furniture History Society: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006467

Condition: Fine


This is a pamphlet. NOT ex library. This is Newsletter No. 172, November 2008, of the Furniture History Society. Printed wrappers with stapled binding. 9.5.x 6.5 inches. 24 numbered pages, with 3 full-color figures. An immensely clean copy. A Fine copy. View more info

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PIASA Catalogue: Lettres et manuscrits autographes, cartes géographiques, souvenirs historiques. Paris, mardi 11 décembre 2012

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, France, PIASA: 2012

Edition: First French Edition

Seller ID: 006807

Condition: Fine


This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Attractive full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 78 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. View more info

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Good Old Granny Metcalfe's Household Helps for 1905

By: N/A

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007293

Condition: Good Plus


Issued for the year 1905, this is an almanac and a guide for various folk remedies for various ailments and conditions. Printed in Cleveland, OH, by J. B. Savage Print. Color chromolithograph wrappers front and back, the front illustrating the eponymous Good Old Granny ringing three large bells, the back depicting a girl nestled against a protective Saint Bernard dog. Approximately 8.5 x 6.25 inches. 32 numbered pages. Small hole with pink string to the upper left corner... View more info

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The Donkey

By: Chesterton, G. K.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: David Magee: 1939

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 003740

Condition: Very Good Plus


A poem in four stanzas by "G.K.C." 10 x 8 inches, printed on a sheet 10 x 16 inches and folded in half. Issued for Easter 1939. One of 15 copies only. Privately prrinted by David Magee. Strictly speaking not a broadside, as the paper is printed on both sides. L'Aiglon paper, with virtually no age-fading and very clean. No tears, stains, or other demerits noted. A Very Good Plus copy. Very scarce in any condition. View more info

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The Succession of King Kamehameha V to Hawaii's Throne

By: Dutton, Meiric; Harris, Charles Coffin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Honolulu, HI, U.S.A., Loomis House Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 005712

Condition: Very Good


20 pages in pamphlet format, with color frontis. portrait of King Kamehameha V. Complete, no missing pages. 8.5 x 5.3 inches. Light brown wrappers, and with dark brown lettering and crown to the front wrapper. An exceptionally clean copy, inside and out. A Very Good copy. Extremely scarce in any condition. At issue was the legality of the proclamation of Prince Lot Kamehameha as rightful successor to King Kamehameha IV. Harris was Attorney-General. Harris' memorandum was... View more info

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On Making a Printing Press

By: Green, Ralph

Price: $22.00

Publisher: 1955

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 004368

Condition: Very Good


One of 170 copies handset, printed and bound by the author, with his signature on the colophon page. 18 numbered pages, with 4 charming line drawing illustrations stamped in green ink. Soft gray semi-stiff paper wrappers, with moderate age yellowing to the front. Ecru paper, probably rag content, bound in with green string. A very clean copy. Very Good. Scarce in any condition. View more info

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Ensenada

By: Hillis, Marjorie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Condé Nast Publications: 1936

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007893

Condition: Very Good


This is a folded sheet, printed on both sides, reprinted from the January 15, 1936 issue of Vogue magazine and reproducing the famous giclee color print from the magazine cover, the print showing a woman in profile with a gray suit and a stylish hat. 12.75 x 9.75 inches. The front cover bears the stamp of the Hotel Riviera del Pacifico of Ensenada, Mexico. While much of the building still remains it is no longer a hotel. The article by Hillis is a paean to Baja Californi... View more info

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Una and Robinson Jeffers, Two Early Letters to Hazel Pinkham

By: Jeffers, Robinson; Jeffers, Una

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, The Library Patrons of Occidental College: 1983

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 004380

Condition: Very Good Plus


This is one of 150 copies printed at the Tiger Press by Tyrus G. Harmsen. The text is set in twelve point Joanna and the title page is set in Perpetua.This is a sewn pamphlet of10 numbered pages. Approx. 7 x 4.5 inches. Light marine-blue paper wrappers, the front board with titling stamped in red. Unfaded wrappers. Quite clean inside and out. A Very Good Plus copy. Note that included with this pamphlet is a hand-written letter on Occidental College stationary addressed t... View more info

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The New Vestments

By: Lear, Edward

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, U.S.A., The Chamberlain Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author and Illustrator

Seller ID: 003736

Condition: Fine


Signed on the colophon page in pencil by Sarah Chamberlain, who is both the illustrator and the printer. Number 10 of an edition of 100. The type is Goudy Old Style, the paper is Kitakata and the illustrations are wood engravings. Unnumbered pages, with black text. Folded broadsheet style, with text printed on one side only. Then sewn into wrappers. With 2 B&W illus. 7.5 x 5.25 inches. Immensely clean, inside and out. Either unread or very gently read. A Fine copy. Very ... View more info

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VIII Lyrics

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Albert M. Bender: 1946

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 004375

Condition: Near Fine


This is a sewn pamphlet of unnumbered pages. Approx. 8 x 5.5 inches. Title page states that the booklet was imprinted at San Francisco, June Mcmxlvi. Note that the variant spelling "Shakespere" is used for the author. Bluish-gray paper wrappers with deckled and yapped edges, and with lettering printed in red in small letters to the front board. Charming wood-block print to the title page. Moderate fading to upper edge and spine of wrappers. Else immensely clean a... View more info