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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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For COLLECTED PRESSES
              & TYPOGRAPHY,  click here.

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      & UNDER,  click here.

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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For BOOKS IN FRENCH,  click here.
For LITERATURE,  click here.

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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For more of PHILADELPHIA interest,  click here.
For LITERATURE,  click here.
 For a bit more (mostly very mild!) EROTICA,  click here.
For PHILOBIBLON PUBLICATIONS,  click here.
For “GIFTABLES” — mostly $150
      & UNDER,  click here.

The Bibliography AND an Array of the Chapbooks Themselves
    Plus an Ephemeral Broadside & a Rosenbach Shipping Box
Rosenbach, A.S.W.  Collection of items related to A.S.W. Rosenbach's collection of early American children's books, including Early American Children's Books. Portland, ME, & elsewhere: The Southworth Press & other publishers, 1809–1933. Sm. folio (28.5 cm, 11.22"). lix, [1], 354, [4] pp.; illus.
$6125.00
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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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For CHILDREN / EDUCATION,  click here.

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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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.
[SOLD]
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A Handsome “Facsimile”A Pleasing Reference Resource
Simon Gribelin II, illus.; Philip Hofer, intro.; & Rudolph Ruzicka.   A book of ornaments: engraved by Simon Gribelin II in the year MDCCIV and now partially reprinted in collotype facsimile. Meriden, CT: Timothy Press, 1941. Oblong 8vo (20.6 cm, 8.125"). 13, [3] pp.; 6 ff. of plts., illus.
$75.00
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It Was a Fascinating Discovery Which Invited Prolonged Exploration”
Stein, Aurel, Sir.  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.
$1000.00
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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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A St. Louis Women's Book Club EMBRACES the CHALLENGES
ofModern Life, Literature, & Life-IN-Literature

(3 EVIDENCES)

Seeking Understanding via the “Modern Novel of Realism, Analysis & Purpose”
Stone, C.H. [Margaret], Mrs.  Program for 1896–97 of the Modern Novel Club, organized Nov. 1887. St. Louis, MO. [St. Louis: 1896]. 12mo (15.2 cm, 6"). [4] pp.
[SOLD]
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In Discussing Each Book a Careful Distinction Should be Made
Between Its Value as a Literary Work
& Its Value as a Study of Life”
Stone, C.H. [Margaret], Mrs.  Program for 1897–98 of the Modern Novel Club, organized November, 1886. St. Louis, MO. [St. Louis: Modern Novel Club], copyright 1896. 12mo (15.1 cm, 5.94"). [1] f.
[SOLD]
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Pernicious Effects of a “Certain Class of
  [Traditional] Literary Criticism”
Stone, C.H. [Margaret], Mrs.  To reading clubs and students of fiction. [St. Louis: The Modern Novel Club, 1897]. 12mo (15.1 cm, 5.94"). 22, [2 (blank)] pp.
[SOLD]
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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.
[SOLD]
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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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For PHILOBIBLON PUBLICATIONS,  click here.

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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This book also appears in the HISPANIC MISCELLANY — click here.

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.
[SOLD]
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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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