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A Review forPrinters & Bibliophiles
Randle, John & Rosalind, eds.  Matrix 7. Number seven, winter 1987. Gloucestershire: The Whittington Press, 1987. Imperial 8vo (28.7 cm, 11.3"). [6], 166, [2] pp.; illus.
$175.00
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The Art of the Dedication
Rat, Maurice.  Dédicaces. Poitiers: Éditions SFIL, 1958. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.55"). 218, [2] pp.
$50.00
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Absolutely Essential Bibliography
Retana, Wenceslao Emilio.  Aparato bibliográfico de la historia general de Filipinas deducido de la colección que posee en Barcelona la Compañia General de Tabacos de dichas islas. Manila: P.B. Ayuda, 1964. Small folio. 3 vols. I: [3] ff., xcvii, [1 (blank) pp., [1] f., 463, [1(blank) pp. II: [3] ff., pp. 465–1064. III: [3] ff., 1065–1800, [2] ff. Includes facsims.
$750.00
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CASANOVA Beyond His Exploitatious Exploits
Ricci, Seymour de.  Jacques Casanova de Seingalt: An address to the Philobiblon Club of Philadelphia, 24 May, 1923. Philadelphia: Privately Printed [for The Philobiblon Club], 1923. 8vo (22 cm; 8.5"). 24 pp.
$22.50
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An Artist's Miniature Keepsake
Roatcap, Adela Spindler.  Lunch at Albert's: Reflections on Joe D'Ambrosio's A Memoir of Book Design. San Francisco: Joe D'Ambrosio, 2005. Miniature (7.1 cm, 2.8"). [6], 40 pp.; col. illus.
$175.00
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Catalogue of His Own CollectionEarly American Children's Books
Rosenbach, A.S.W.  Early American children's books.  Portland, ME: Southworth Press, 1933. Stout 4to (27 cm; 10.625"). lix, 354 pp., [86] leaves of plates; facsims. (some col.).
$575.00
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The Sandford Era at theGolden Cockerel Press
Sandford, Christopher, comp.  Cockalorum a sequel to Chanticleer and Pertelote. Being a bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press June 1943 — December 1948. [London]: Pr. by Christopher Sandford at the Golden Cockerel Press, [1950]. 8vo (25.1 cm, 9.8"). 112 pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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“An Agreeable Book, in Intervals of Leisure & Retirement”
Saunders, Frederick.  Salad for the solitary. New York: Lamport, Blakeman & Law, 1853. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.8"). Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., 344, [2 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
$145.00
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History of the Church Emphasis on BOOKS!
Schelhorn, Johann Georg.  Ergötzlichkeiten aus der kirchenhistorie und literatur. Ulm und Leipzig: Rosten der Bartholomäischen Handlung, 1762. 8vo (17.6 cm; 7"). I: [10], 185, [6], 188–374, [5], 380–566, [3], 572–746, [17] pp. II: [6], 188, [5], 194–380, [5], 386–567, [6], 578 –764, [14] pp. III: [7], 766–952, [5], 954–1139, [6], 1142–2128, [5], 2130–2282, [16] pp.
$375.00
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Handsome StudyWITH SAMPLES of Italian Block-Printed Papers
Schmoller, Tanya.  Remondini and Rizzi: A chapter in Italian decorated paper history. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books, 1990. Small 4to (25.7 cm; 10"). 55, [1] pp., [2] ff.
$275.00
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Bird & Bull PressIncunables Studied Here
Schulz, Ernst.  The study of incunables: Problems and aims. Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1977. 8vo (24 cm; 9.25"). vii, 28, [1 (colophon)] pp.
$30.00
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A Look atTHREE Fine Presses
Sewell, Brocard.  Three private presses: Saint Dominic's Press, the Press of Edward Walters, Saint Albert's Press. Wellingborough: Christopher Skelton, 1979. 8vo (26 cm, 10.25"). 54, [2] pp.; illus.
$70.00
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Have You aTamerlaine in Your Attic?
Starrett, Vincent.  Penny wise and book foolish. New York: Covici Friede Publishers, 1929. 8vo (22.3 cm, 8.75"). Frontis., 199, [1] pp.; illus.
$125.00

Standard . . .    
Steinberg, S.H. Five hundred years of printing. New edition, revised by John Trevitt. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press; London: The British Library, 1996. Tall 8vo. 262 pp.
$29.95

Printed by W. Thomas Taylor / Signed by Stern
Stern, Madeleine B.  Nicholas Gouin Dufief of Philadelphia: Franco-American bookseller, 1776-1834. Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1988. 8vo. (22 cm; 8.75"). 81 pp., illus., portrait, facsimiles.
$50.00
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“At First They Worked in the Same Room, Sometimes at the Same Typewriter”
Sullivan, Eleanor.  Whodunit: a biblio-bio-anecdotal memoir of Frederic Dannay, “Ellery Queen.” New York: Targ Editions, 1984. Small 8vo (22.5 cm; 8.75") 45, [1] pp., plate.
$150.00
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Printing in AmericaBEFORE the Bay Psalm Book
Szewczyk, David, & Buffington, Cynthia Davis.  39 books and broadsides printed in America before the Bay Psalm Book. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Company, 1988. 8vo (23.5 cm; 9.25"). ix, [1], 135, [1] pp., [2] ff.
$70.00
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TEXAS-SIZE FRAUD!
Taylor, W. Thomas. Texfake: An account of the theft and forgery of early Texas printed documents. Austin: W. Thomas Taylor, 1991. 8vo (26.3 cm; 10.375"). xix, [1 (blank)], 158 pp., 39 plts.
$22.50
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ON AMERICAN GIFT BOOKS
A Useful & Attractive Paperback
Tepper, Michael.  American gift books & literary annuals: An annotated catalog. [Easton, MD: Michael Tepper], copyright 2016. 8vo (25 cm; 9.5"). 215 pp., illus. (some color).
$35.00
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With a List of Members of the Philobiblon Club in 1945
Thorp, Willard.  The lost tradition of American letters. Philadelphia: Privately Printed for The Philobiblon Club, 1945. 8vo (24 cm; 9.5"). 26, [1] pp.
$25.00
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Reading Up onPrinting-Related Patents
United States Patent Office.  [binding title] “Patents on copper printing rolls.” [Washington]: 1876–1904. 8vo (28.8 cm, 11.35"). [68] pp.; 36 plts.
$500.00
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With a Photo ofthe Printers in Their Garret
Village Press.  The Village Press a retrospective exhibition 1903–1933. New York: The American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1933. 8vo. 32 pp.; illus.
$50.00
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Copiously & Usefully Illustrated
Vindel, Francisco.  Solaces bibliográficos. Madrid: Instituto Nacional del Libro Español, 1942. 12mo. xi, 193 [1] pp., illus.
$110.00
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A Dutch Printer's ManualSet Forth & CONSIDERED
Wardenaar, David.  Zetten en drukken in de achttiende eeuw: David Wardenaar's Beschrijving der Boekdrukkunst (1801). Haarlem: Joh. Enschede en Zonen, 1982. 8vo. 610 pp., plts.
$65.00
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~ A WEBER / WALL DUO ~

Berhardt Wall's Works:
“A Prize of the Cognoscenti, a Delight for Collectors, & the Pride of Librarians”

(The BIG BOOK)
Weber, Francis J.  Following Bernhardt Wall 1872–1956. Austin, TX: The Book Club of Texas, 1994. Folio (29.9 cm, 11.75"). [2], 63, [1] pp.; 5 col. plts., col. illus.
$450.00
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“The Nation's Foremost Etcher”The ORIGINAL PUBLICATION
(The LITTLE BOOK). 
Weber, Francis J.  Following Bernhardt Wall. Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1974. Miniature (6.2 cm, 2.4"). [2], 18, [2] pp.; illus.
$200.00
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Bird & Bull PressClubs Compared
Whitehill, Walter Muir.  The Club of Odd Volumes, Boston, 1887–1973. [Philadelphia]: Printed for The Philobiblon Club [by the] Bird & Bull Press, 1973. 8vo (23 cm; 9"). 13, [1 (colophon)] pp.
$75.00
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A Famous Actor onBOOK COLLECTING in FAMOUS Collecting Eras . . .
Wilson, Francis.  Autograph Letter Signed to “Paul.” Clearwater, FL: 9 March 1929. 8vo (27 cm; 10.5"), 2 pp.
[SOLD]
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This WillPoint You in the Right Direction
[Woodblock].  Large manicule. [U.S. ? U.K.: unknown artist, 1880s]. 1 block (17.8 cm x 10 cm x 2.3 cm; 7" x 3.75" x .875").
[SOLD]
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Handsome & Thought-Provoking — For Bibliophiles, California Dreamin'”!
Zamorano Club (Larry E. Burgess, William G. Donohoo, Alan H. Jutzi, Gordon J. Van De Water, Gary F. Kurutz, comps.).  Zamorano select. Los Angeles: The Zamorano Club, 2010. 8vo (23 cm; 9.25"). [2], 169, [3] pp., illus. (some col., some mounted).
$125.00
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