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Collected Books : The Guide to Values

By: Ahearn, Allen and Patricia

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13006


Some wear and aging though still square and securely bound. Occasional notes in pencil. Sheet with various books and values listed in ink laid in. VG to VG+. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 636 pages; This copy is signed and dated by the Ahearns on the title page. It belonged to well-known Atlanta, Georgia bookseller and collector, George Williams. The notes in the books are from Williams. Book is in special archival protector with Williams' Burke Cellar Library plat... View more info

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The Gentle Art of Book Collecting

By: Farmer, Bernard J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Thorsons Publishers LTD.: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 11395


Slate blue cloth over boards with gilt titles on spine. Very light edge and corner wear. Some interior check marks in pencil where a reader marked passages without underlining. VG to VG- Jacket is a pale blue with maroon titlessome edge and corner wear. Some toning around edges and some sort of light red, crayon like mark bottom left on the front. Jacket is price clipped. Book is square and securely bound. Jacket is VG- to G+. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 93 pages; Ami... View more info

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Casanova Was a Book Lover : and Other Naked Truths and Provocative Curiosities about the Writing, Selling, and Reading of Books

By: Hamilton, John Maxwell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11035


Both book and jacket are new, with no wear. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 351 pages; Essays on books, writers and collectors. View more info

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Early American Imprints III A Collection of Works Printed in America between 1663 and 1800

By: Jenkins, John H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, The Jenkins Company: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8216


Light scuffing to edges of wraps and head and foot of spine. Interior is clean and tight. Book seems unread. ; Catalogue One Hundred Fifty; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; not paginated pages; 1029 listings of original printed works plus a few reference books and catalogs. View more info

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Over My Dead Body : The Sensational Age of the American Paperback: 1945-1955

By: Server, Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Bramhall House: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12152


Pictorial wraps. This is essentially a new copy with only very minor shelf wear. Square, uncreased, uncracked spine. Beautiful copy. ; Color and B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 108 pages; Excellent reference on early paperbacks with many illustrations. View more info