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A Bibliography of Illinois Imprints 1814-58

By: Byrd, Cecil K

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1966


Brownish cloth in price clipped jacket. Quarto. 601 pp. A descriptive bibliography of all items printed in Illinois between 1814 and 1858, providing insight into the importance of certain pieces, etc. GOOD jacket on a VERY GOOD book. Some dark scuffing and soiling to the jacket. Minor tearing and chipping along the extremities. Minor fading and edgewear to the book. Binding slightly shaken. View more info

A Bibliography of Political Parties in the United States 1800-1914

By: Claflin, Alta Blanche (compiler)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Reprinted from the Bulletin of the New York Public Library, 1915


Printed wraps. 74 pp. A bibliography of works relating to political parties in the United States from 1800 to 1914, with sections on general and miscellaneous works, histories of political parties including in individual states, campaign histories and literature, etc. Some entries with annotated commentary. GOOD condition. Many pages unopened in the interior. Heavy darkening along the spine. Minor soiling and wrinkling. View more info

A Bibliography of the First Editions in Book Form of the Writings of James Russell Lowell

By: Chamberlain, Jacob Chester; Livingston, Luther S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Privately Printed. De Vinne Press, Printer, 1914

Edition: Limited


Gray paper covered boards in slipcase. #6 of an edition of 500 printed on Old Stratford paper. A bibliography of the first editions of the work of James Russell Lowell, including only first book appearances of his work. VERY GOOD+ condition. Minor uneven fading to the covers, with minor rubbing. Interior clean and solid. Uneven toning to the slipcase, with the spine somewhat browned. Light scuffing along the slipcase extremities. View more info

A Bibliography of the Works of Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clemens. A list of First Editions in Book Form and of First Printings in Periodicals and Occasional Publications of his Varied Literary Activities. Revised and Enlarged.

By: Johnson, Merle

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers, 1935


Stated first edition, presumably a first in this revised form. Brick red cloth. No jacket. xiii, 3-274 pp. A detailed bibliography of the first editions/appearances of the works of Mark Twain, discussing points of issue, variations, etc. VERY GOOD condition. Minor general fading. Light edgewear. Minor toning to the paper. View more info

A Bibliography of the Writings of Walter H. Pater

By: Wright, Samuel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Dawson/Garland Publishing, 1995


Green cloth. No jacket. 190 pp. A bibliography of published writings by Walter H. Pater, including a chronological record of periodical and book publications, a bibliographical description of books, and the location of published manuscripts. Walter H. Pater was an English author and scholar, writing both nonfiction and fiction that contemplated the intersection of art and ideas and their importance throughout various periods of history. VERY GOOD condition. Minor fading... View more info

A Collector's Comment on his First Editions of the Works of Sir Walter Scott.

By: Van Antwerp, William C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Gelber, Lilienthal, Inc. Printed by the Grabhorn Press., 1932

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


One of four hundred copies. Blue paper covered boards with a gray cloth spine. SIGNED and inscribed by the author on the first endpaper. 156 pp. With a few title pages reproduced in facsimile. A bibliographic description of the various first edition of works by Sir Walter Scott in the collection of William Van Antwerp, documenting various points of issue, as well as provenance and special points of interest to the copies in his collection. Printed by the Grabhorn Press. ... View more info

A List of Architectural Books Available in America Before the Revolution. New edition, revised and Enlarged

By: Park, Helen. Placzek, Adolf F. (introduction)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Hennessey and Ingalls, Inc, 1973


Green cloth in unclipped jacket. 79 pages. With a few illustrations. A bibliographic list, providing very brief bibliographic information on various architectural books that were available in America, pre-Revolution, in an effort to give an idea of what works influenced the design and construction of various American buildings. A lengthy introduction provides an overview and history of early American architecture and its influences. GOOD condition, EX-MUSEUM LIBRARY, wit... View more info

A Select Bibliography of the Writings of Alfred W. Pollard

By: Pollard, Alfred W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford, University Press, 1938


One of 260 copies printed. Gray paper covered boards with dark blue cloth spine. 69 pp. With a short autobiography of the first fifty years of the life of Alfred Pollard, followed by a look at his life from 50 to 75. This is followed by a bibliography of his writings, from books to articles, prefaces written, etc. Pollard was an English bibliographer and writer, known for his scholarship on the writings of Shakespeare, as well as other aspects of English literature. GOOD... View more info

Arts in America. A Bibliography. Four volumes, Complete

By: Karpel, Bernard (editor)

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1979


Four volumes. Original blue cloth. No jackets. An extensive work containing a bibliography of books related to the arts in America, including primary works by artists, art exhibition catalogs, works on artists, etc. Volume one contains: Art of the Native Americans, Architecture, Decorative Arts, Design, Sculpture, and art of the west. Volume two contains: paintings and graphic arts. Volume three contains: photography, film, theater, dance, music, serials and periodicals,... View more info

BANC! Jean Toomer 1894-1967. Fisk University Library Special Collections. Vol II. No. 2. June 1972

By: Various Authors

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A., Fisk University Library, 1972


Large format illustrated wraps. 47 pp, single sided. A journal from the Fisk University library, with this issue containing articles on Jean Toomer, a writer influential in the Harlem Renaissance. Included is a biographical sketch of Toomer, his time associated with Gurdjieff, the Religious Society of Friends, two pieces on Cane, his novel, a list of published works, books, material and writings on Jean Toomer and a list of books added to the Fisk University Special Coll... View more info

Baseball in the Movies. A Comprehensive Reference, 1915-1991

By: Erickson, Hal.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Jefferson, NC, McFarland and Company, 1992


Red cloth. No jacket. 402 pp. A few black and white photos throughout. A detailed history of the depiction of baseball in film, providing a synopsis of each movie, as well details on producers, directors and cast. VERY GOOD condition. Minor fading and edgewear. View more info

Bibles of Yore. Rare Bible Catalogue No. 18. Winter 1938-1939

By: [Rumball-Petre, Edwin A.R.]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Edwin A.R. Rumball-Petre, 1939


Original wraps with a photo of the Harrison Great Bible: 1562. 16pp. A bookseller catalogue devoted to rare and notable bibles, with bibliographical and scholarly noted provided, written by Rumball-Petre, who authored several works on bibles. In GOOD condition with moderate to heavy soiling along the spine with otherwise minor soiling to the wraps. Some rusting to the staples along the spine. General fading and a few faint creases. Interior clean and solid. View more info

Bibliography of American Directories Through 1860

By: Spear, Dorothea N

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Worcester, MA, American Antiquarian Society, 1961


Blue cloth. No jacket. 389 pages. A bibliographic checklist of American town and city directories, arranged alphabetically, with some entries having a brief description of content. GOOD+ condition, EX-MUSEUM LIBRARY. With the usual markings: card pockets, pastedowns and faint remains of sticker residue at the foot of the spine. Minor scuffing and fading to the covers and extremities. Light fading to the spine. Interior clean and solid. View more info

Bibliography of Culinary History. Food Resources in Eastern Massachusetts

By: Wheaton, Barbara Ketcham; Kelly, Patricia

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, G.K. Hall and Co, 1988

Edition: First Edition


Red cloth. No jacket. 379 pages including index. With a subject index, title index, and index by country and date. A bibliographical list of books pertaining to culinary history as found in Eastern Massachusetts, including cookbooks, farming manuals, works on nutrition, domestic management, essays, poetry, etc, with a cut-off date of 1920. GOOD+ condition, EX-MUSEUM LIBRARY. With the usual markings: bookplate, reference library stamping on the interior covers and lower p... View more info

Bibliography of Parapsychology

By: Zorab, George (compiler)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Parapsychology Foundation, Inc., publisher., 1957


Black cloth in dust jacket. 127 pp. A bibliography containing work published in the United States, Great Britain and Europe, relating to subjects such as ESP, telepathy, clairvoyance, crystal gazing or scrying, table tilting, planchette writing, dowsing, water divining, etc. Physical phenomena such as raps, telekinesis, apports, levitations, hauntings are also included. GOOD+ condition. Minor staining and soiling to the jacket, with uneven browning and darkening. Minor s... View more info