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Aldis, Harry G. – The printed bookItem
(Cambridge, University Press, 1947) The second edition; revised & brought up to date by John Carter and Brooke Crutchley. 12mo dustwrapper rubbed original cloth a little marked pp. x + 142 few illustrations plates. Text a little browned light foxing on the endpapers preliminary pages and margins. ‘Printing has seen great developments in the last […]
Antiquarian travel & other book catalogues – Two antiquarian travel & Egyptology book cataloguesItem
(various antiquarian firms, 1906 and c. 1910) as described hereinunder: (1) S. Calvary & Co Afrika und Aegyptologie: Zum grossten Teil aus der Bibliothek des Professor Dr. Pallmann (Berlin S. Calvary & Co. no date circa 1910?); (2) Joseph Baer & Co Aegyptologie: Archaeologie Geschichte und Sprache des alten und neuen Aegypten; Koptisch Afrikanische Sprachen […]
Aschenborn, H. J. (introduction) – Give the People Light. Essays in Honour of Matthew Miller StirlingItem
(Pretoria: The State Library, 1972) Number 13 in the State Library’s ‘Contributions to Library Science’ series. 4to; half rexine with green cloth sides lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; pp. viii + 197; frontis. portrait; plates. Sporadic foxing. Very good condition. These essays are brought together in one volume to honour the man […]
Babbidge, Irene – Beginning in booksellingItem
(London, 1965) 12mo dustwrapper slight wear pp. 96. ‘Miss Babbidge of the Pelham Bookshop Havant is one of the best-known and most highly esteemed of British booksellers and her first book has been written with the wholehearted encouragement of the Booksellers Association Education Board.’
Benjamin, Curtis G. – A candid critique of book publishingItem
(New York and London, R.R. Bowker, 1977) Dustwrapper lightly rubbed original brown cloth pp. xvii + 187. Very light foxing on the text edges.
Briggs, Asa (editor) – Esays in the history of publishing; in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the House of Longman; 1724-1974Item
(London, 1974) Royal octavo dustwrapper little stained and rubbed pp. 468 illustrations including colour.
Briggs, Grace M. (editor) – The Honnold Library; The William W. Clary Oxford Collection; a descriptive catalogueItem
(Oxford, Oxford University Press, printed for the Honnold Library of the Associated Colleges; Claremont, California, 1956) Dustwrapper a little soiled and torn with slight loss original dark blue buckram pp. xxv + 234. Endpapers and edges slightly foxed.
Christison, Grant – Book collecting in South AfricaItem
(Pietermaritzburg, 1996) pp. (vi) + 169 text illustrations colour plates. Hardcover: Cased edition of 200 numbered copies (stocks limited) laminated pictorial dustwrapper.
Churchill, R.C. (compiler / editor) – A bibliography of Dickensian criticism; 1836 – 1975Item
(London, The Macmillan Press Ltd, 1975) Original red cloth pp. xiv + 314 printed from typewritten original. Top corner of front free endpaper clipped ownership inscription on the front free endpaper edges lightly foxed some light pencilling in places.
Cohn, Alan M. & K.K. Collins – The cumulated Dickens checklist; 1970 – 1979Item
(Troy, New York, The Whitston Publishing Company, 1982) Original green buckram pp. (iv) + vi + 391. ‘The present bibliography is based on the quarterly checklists that have appeared in the Dickens Studies Newsletter beginning with its second issue in September 1970. Despite the dates of coverage given in our title works published in 1969 […]
Collins, Philip – A Dickens bibliographyItem
(the Dickens Fellowship, by arrangement with the Cambridge University Press, an extract from the third volume of The New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, 1970) Wraps slightly creased pp. (778-)850. Owner’s name on the title-page. Catalogued from the upper wrap.
Farmer, Bernard J. – The gentle art of book-collectingItem
(London, 1950) 12mo dustwrapper lightly soiled original cloth pp. 93. Bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper light foxing to the endpapers and text edges.