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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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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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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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“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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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.
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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.
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It Was a Fascinating Discovery Which Invited Prolonged Exploration”
Stein, Marc Aurel.  On ancient Central-Asian tracks: brief narrative of three expeditions in innermost Asia and north-western China. London: Macmillan & Co., 1933. 8vo (24 cm; 9.5"). xxiv, 342 pp.
$1750.00
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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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Works of a Master EngraverWith Signed Print
Stone, Reynolds.   Reynolds Stone engravings.  London: John Murray (pr. at the Curwen Press), [1977]. 8vo (29.1 cm, 11.5"). xli, [3], 151, [3] pp.; col. illus.
$450.00
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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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A Beloved Victorian Author on anEqually Beloved Victorian Illustrator
Thackeray, William Makepeace; W.E. Church, ed.; George Cruikshank, illus.  On the genius of George Cruikshank ... reprinted verbatim from “The Westminster Review.” Edited with a prefatory note on Thackeray as an artist and art-critic. London: George Redway, 1884. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.875"). Frontis., [6], xvi, 60, [2 (adv.)] pp.; 1 plt.
$125.00
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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.
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One of 50 Special CopiesWood Engravings byRuzicka
Updike, Daniel Berkeley, & Rudolph Ruzicka.  D.B.U. and R.R.: selected extracts from correspondence between Daniel Berkeley Updike and Rudolph Ruzicka, 1908–1941. New York: American Printing History Association, 1998. Small 4to (27.3 cm; 10.75"). vi, 181, [8] pp.
$115.00
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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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About Great PrintersFrom a Great Press
Owned by Another Great Printer
Warren, Arthur.  The Charles Whittinghams, printers. New York: Grolier Club (pr. by the DeVinne Press), 1896. Large 8vo (25.2 cm, 9.9"). Frontis., 344, [2] pp. (index issued later, not present here); 2 fold. plts. (1 col.), illus.
$185.00
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Berhardt Wall's Works:
“A Prize of the Cognoscenti, a Delight for Collectors, & the Pride of Librarians”
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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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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