Books on Books
Knoxville: University Of Tennessee Press, 1989, Edition not stated. Hardcover, with Dust Jacket. Condition rates as Fine, in a Near Fine Dust Jacket that shows the very lightest shelf wear.
Boston: Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston, Inscribed by Maury A. Bromsen. 1975. Paperback. 30 pp. Illustrated in b&w. Very good. Light edgewear. Spine faded. Finger smudges on wraps. Contents bright, clean and unmarked.
New York: NYPL / Oxford University Press, First edition, 1988. 4to, paperback, xiii, 233 pp. Illustrated in color and b & w. Book is New, still in shrink wrap.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, First edition, 1937. Cloth hardcover, 325 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Good copy, small old bookseller sticker on the front pastedown, soiling and age-toning to the pages and the page-edges, some soiling and discoloration to the covers, rubbing and wear to the covers including some fraying...
Berkeley: University of California, 1952, second printing of this Second, revised edition. 101 pp. + plates in rear. Hardcover, maroon cloth, large 4to. Near Fine copy in a Very Good dust jacket. Small stain to the foot of the spine; otherwise a sharp, clean, tight copy. The DJ has shallow...
London: Bibliographical Society, 1988, Softcover. Size: Imperial Octavo/8vo (8.5 x 11.5 inches), in Very Good condition.
[San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, First edition, , containing specimens printed between 1928 and 1940. Quarto portfolio cover and bifolium ( pp.) containing fifteen printed leaves in various formats. Original marbled-paper board portfolio, printed title label. Ex-lib. with only marking an institutional bookplate with withdrawal stamp on internal rear board. Boards...
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Libraries, One of 500 copies, 1956. Tall 8vo, paperback, 27 pp. Sparsely illustrated in b & w and monochrome. Book is Very Good, with mild foxing to a few pages, mostly in the margins. Otherwise, pages are clean and unmarked. Wraps are edgeworn, with minor closed...
New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1930, First edition. Hardcover. 424 pp. Illustrated in b&w, including frontispiece. Very good in a good dust jacket. Moderate discoloration to the DJ, including damp stain to the rear panel. Small splits along the hinges of DJ. Small tear to foot of DJ's spine...
UK: Maidstone, 993 of 1000, 1960. Small 8vo, paperback, 27 pp. Illustrated in b & w and color. Book is Very Good+, with previous owner's book plate to front paste down. Otherwise pages are clean and unmarked. Only mild wear to cover: Mild bumping to crown and foot of spine...
DeKalb, Ill: Northern Illinois Univ. Pr, 1975, Edition not stated. Hardcover in Fine condition. In a Near Fine dust jacket that shows the lightest shelf wear. Pages: 222.
University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, This volume ONLY. 2003. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in blue cloth. 309pp, illustrated. Fine. Internally clean and unmarked.
Los Gatos, CA: Talisman Press, 1961. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in red cloth dust jacket. 524pp. frontis, illustrated. Very good in good dust jacket. Faint old stain to dj extremities, spine toned. Edges foxed. Contents unmarked.
London: Friends of the Lincoln Cathedral / Ruari McLean Associates, Publication date and edition not stated, we estimate a mid-1970s publication. Softcover, stapled binding, in Near Fine condition, with light shelf wear.
New York: [Printed by the De Vinne Press for the Grolier Club, First edition, 1898. 12mo. vii,42, pp. Original green leather, spine gilt. Ex-lib., bearing institutional bookplate on front free endpaper and inkstamp on rear blank. Engraved bookplate of Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt, founder of the Hunt Library, on front...
[New York: Printed by the Gilliss Press for the Grolier Club], First edition, 1907. 12mo. ,117-184, pp. Original printed wrappers. Ex-lib., with institutional bookplate on front free endpaper. Wrappers heavily chipped at edges, repaired and held with archival tape at gutter. Good plus.
London: Macmillan, First Edition. c.1924. Hardcover. Cloth spine, paper spine label, paper backed boards. 8vo. 177pp. Frontis with tissue guard. Very Good+ in Very Good (minus) dustjacket. Light general shelfwear, some soiling / darkening to top edge of text block. Moderate to heavy soiling of dustjacket, light wear. Scarce in dj!
New York: H. P. Kraus, First edition, ca. 1963. Quarto, softcover, heavily illustrated, 165 pp., clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, bookplates on the inside of the front cover, a bit of soiling or discoloration to the covers, light wear to the tips and edges of the book's covers.
New York: H. P. Kraus, First edition, ca. 1967. Quarto, cloth hardcover with paper onlay on front cover, heavily illustrated, 126 pp., clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, minor ex-library treatments (bookplate on the front pastedown, a couple of stamps), a bit of soiling or discoloration to the covers, no...