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The Baltimore Bibliophiles At Fifty. 1954-2004 : With Children's Books in Bygone Baltimore, an Essay and a Catalogue

By: Farren, Donald and August A Imholtz, Jr. (eds.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Baltimore Bibliophiles: 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13682

Condition: Fine


Red cloth with gilt titles. Beautiful unread copy. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 175 pages; Collection of essays. View more info

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The Book Collector's Fact Book

By: Haller, Margaret

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Arco Publishing Company: 1976

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13673

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Ex-Library (Warren, Michigan) with usual markings and glue residue. Dust wrapper taped to pastedowns. Overall light wear and aging. Book is still square and binding secure. Nice reading or research copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 271 pages; Dictionary-style reference book to book collecting terminology. View more info

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Bibliography of the Little Golden Books

By: Jones, Dolores (compiler)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Greenwood Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13677


This book is near fine except that the first signature, from the Dedication page to page 8, is loose. It is difficult to tell if this is a publishing flaw or some sort of accident. Of course this copy is not collectible, but it is still a nice reference copy. The signature could probably be glued In. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 172 pages; Standard bibliographic guide to the popular Little Golden Books series. View more info

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Princeton University Library Chronicle, Autumn 2000

By: Oberfranc, Gretchen M. (Ed. )

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Library: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13679

Condition: Fine


This issue is in fine, unread condition. ; Volume LXII, Number 1; Color Plates and B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 147 pages; This issue was devoted to articles on children's books and includes a section of 4-color plates as well as B&W illustrations. It is signed on the title page by Andrea Immel, Curator of the Cotsen Children's Library, to noted children's book collector, Pamela Harer who is acknowledge in the New and Notable section for her gift of books... View more info

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Biblioholism

By: Raabe, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Golden, Fulcrum Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13672


Red and black wraps with illustrations. Appears unread but does have minor corner bumps. Square and securely bound. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 221 pages; Lighthearted look at book collectors and collecting. View more info

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Friends on the Shelf

By: Torrey, Bradford

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1906

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12347

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Dark blue cloth with gilt title. Light speckling, perhaps from sunning, on spine. Light corner and surface wear. Book is square and binding is secure. Solid and attractive. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 345 pages; Comes with calling card that reads, "With the compliments of The Author." Torrey was a famed nature writer and ornithologist in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This book deals with authors and books that he loved. Torrey is somewhat under... View more info

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The Juvenile Review; Or, Moral and Critical Observations on Childrens' Books; Intended As a Guide to Parents and Teachers, in Their Choice of Books of Instruction and Amusement, 2 Parts

By: Various

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Toronto Public Library: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 13674

Condition: Near Fine


Dull red wraps with black title on white rectangle. Book is unread and in fine condition except for minor wear at corners. Spine is neither cracked nor creased, . Square and securely bound. Attractive copy. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 68, 100+ pages; 1982 reprint, two volumes in one, of the this early 19th century periodical on children's literature. This reprint was limited to 1500 copies. View more info

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Princeton University Library Chronicle, Winter 1998

By: Waterman, Susan W. (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Library: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13678

Condition: Near Fine


This issue would be fine and unused except for a few underlined words in the first ten pages. ; Volume LIX, Number 2; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 159-270 pages; This issue was devoted to articles on children's books. View more info

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In Pursuit of a Vision : Two Centuries of Collecting at the American Antiquarian Society

By: Whitesell, David R. (curator)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Worcester, American Antiquarian Society: 2012

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13683

Condition: Near Fine


Book is unread and in beautiful condition. Very minor corner wear. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 222 pages; This was the catalogue for an exhibition of the American Antiquarian Society in 2012. View more info