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Literary Love-Letters

By: Herrick, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1897

Seller ID: CS00133

Condition: Very Good

White and green pictorial cloth, 6.5 x 4 inches, 245 pages; boards are worn but have weathered well, spine is dust soiled, text is clean with no markings, top edge gilt, binding is tight; no just jacket. Part of Scribner's 'Ivory Series'. View more info

The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare

By: Jusserand, J.J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paternoster Square, T. Fisher Unwin: 1890

Seller ID: CS00182

Condition: Very Good

Blue cloth with gilt decoration and titles, 9 X 6 inches, 433 pages, illustrated throughout; boards are faintly rubbed, head and tail of spine worn, interior is clean and bright, text block is toned on edges; no dust jacket. View more info

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More Not in Adomeit

By: Massmann, Robert E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Britain, Connecticut, Robert E. Massmann: 2002

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: CS00335

Condition: Fine

Miniature grey softcover, bound in an accordion fold, in grey paper slipcase, 2 1/2 x 2 1/8 inches, 10 pages; a fine copy with no noted flaws. Limited to 150 copies, of which 100 are intended as keepsakes of the Massmann's for M.B.S. Conclave XX. View more info

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The Works of M.P. Shiel

By: Morse, A. Reynolds

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Fantasy Publishing Co., Inc.: 1948

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: CS00700

Condition: Very Good

Teal cloth with gilt titles on spine, 8vo, 170 pages, limited to 1,000 copies, of which this is marked number 1A; dust jacket appears to be married as it is a half inch taller than the book itself, it is edge worn, with chips to head and tail of spine, now protected in a mylar cover. A comprehensive bibliography of the works of M.P. Shiel. Morse writes that his bibliography is, "a key to unknown worlds, where excitement, romance, fantasy and realism are blended into adventurous reading. View more info

Letters of Thomas J. Wise to John Henry Wrenn: A Further Inquiry into the Guilt of Certain Nineteenth-Century Forgers

By: Ratchford, Fannie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf/Borzoi: 1944

Seller ID: CS00830

Condition: Very Good

First edition, black cloth with gilt titles and decorations, 8vo, 591 pages plus index; A clean, square copy; price clipped dust jacket has a few small closed tears to extremities, spine dust soiled, now protected in mylar cover. Fannie E. Ratchford, Librarian of the Rare Books Collections of the University of Texas, after years of research, has now edited the letters of Wise to his American friend Wrenn, proving further forgeries and involving the guilt H. Buxton Forman and Sir Edmund Gosse, distinguished men of letters. View more info


By: Sandford, Christopher

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The Golden Cockerel Press:

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00834

Condition: Very Good

Limited edition, yellow and burgundy decorated boards backed in leather with gilt titles and two raised bands, 4to, 112 pages, illustrated with art from the books of The Golden Cockerel Press, signed by author on dedication page; light toning to edges of pages, bookseller's stamp on rear paste down. A bibliography of The Golden Cockerel Press. Limited edition of 250 signed and numbered copies on all-rap mould-made paper and bound in 1/4 morocco, of which this is no. 135. 0 View more info

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Books and Bipeds

By: Starrett, Vincent

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Argus Books, Inc.: 1947

Seller ID: CS00734

Condition: Very Good

First edition, red cloth boards with paper title paste down on spine, 8vo, 268 pages; previous owner's bookplate on front paste down; price clipped dust jacket shows a bit of edge wear, interior of bottom and top edge reinforced with tape, now protected in mylar. A treasure for any bibliophile biped, this first edition copy comes in a wonderful dust jacket designed in the art deco style with a Rockwell Kent bookplate inside. View more info

Methods of Book Design

By: Williamson, Hugh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1956

Seller ID: CS00828

Condition: Very Good

Red cloth with gilt titles on spine, 8vo, 430 pages, illustrated; bookplate removed on front paste down, foxing to edges of text block and endpapers. A handsome book on the practice of an industrial craft. View more info