Books on Books
Kansas City: The American Bookplate Society, First edition, limited to 250 copies, 1916. 8vo, cream paper covered boards titled in gilt on spine, 93 pp, 8 engraved plates in a variety of tints. Slight darkening and soil to spine else fine copy in original slipcase, bearing the ownership signature of...
London: Charles Whittingham, "From the Author" written on half-title! First edition, 1849, hardcover with brown cloth boards, large octavo, 527pp., not illustrated. Book ex-library with minor markings that include two plates to front pastedown, some small writings to endpapers, otherwise VG with some tearing to spine ends and hinges, closed...
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, Second edition ("Revised and much enlarged"), 1937. Hardcover in dust jacket, 128 pp., clean unmarked text, Very Good ex-library copy with minor treatments (bookplate on the front pastedown, small stamp to one of the first pages) in Good dust jacket, some soiling or discoloration to...
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, First edition, 1984. Softcover, clean unmarked text, Good copy, discoloration to the covers, covers also with wear including significant creasing to the rear cover.
New York: Garland Publishing, 1981. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in green cloth. 382pp. Very good. Boards and edges mottled. Contents unmarked.
Westport: Greenwood Press, First edition, 1980. Cloth hardcover, 191 pp., clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy, no dust jacket.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, First printing, 1980, hardcover with gilt and blue stamped yellow cloth boards, octavo, 191pp., not illustrated. Book fine, binding tight, feels unread, text clean and unmarked. No DJ.
Brussels: Bibliotheca Wittockiana, 1986 Softcover, in Near Fine condition, with a lightly sunned spine.
Oxford: Oxford University Press / The Honnold Library, First edition, 1956. Cloth hardcover in a dust jacket, 234 pp., clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Very Good dust jacket, a bit of age-toning to the page-edges, light rubbing to the tips of the book's covers, soiling and discoloration to the...
London: Sylvan Pr. 1949. First edition. Hardcover, 175 pp. Illustrated in color and b&w. Very good in very good dust jacket. Faint sunning to spine. Light soiling to top edge. Soiling and light edgewear to DJ. Loss to top edge of spine of DJ.
Wendell: Broadfoot Publishing Co., Letter from Tom Broadfoot laid in. Second edition, 1983. Cloth hardcover, 338 pp., clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy, a bit of foxing to the page-edges, no dust jacket.
Washington DC: Thomson Gale, 1999 Hardcover in Near Fine condition, with very light shelf wear, and very light handling soil, and two corners are bumped. Else a clean, tight and sharp copy. 'It is hands-down the best overall literary reference work ever published, a proverbial diamond as big as the...
New York: Elbert Hubbard, Limited edition, 1/850 signed and numbered copies, this no. 834, hardcover, octavo, 120pp., illustrated by hand with colorful decorations. Book VG with spine head repaired that leaves small crack in paper, general toning to boards an spine, handsome title plates to front board and spine, binding...
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992, Edition not stated. Hardcover, with Dust Jacket. Condition rates as Fine, in a Fine Dust Jacket.
New York: Harcourt, 1986 Hardcover in Near Fine condition, with light shelf wear, and a previous owner name to the front free end paper. The dust jacket is in Very Good condition, lightly sunned to the spine, showing light shelf wear, and also the DJ has a neatly closed 2.5...
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, First Edition. c.1979. Hardcover. Blue cloth. 8vo. 146pp. Near Fine. Light rubbing to spine-ends, a few light pencil marks to index.
New York: Random House, First edition, 1972. Cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 136 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket, some wear to the dust jacket including some creasing and rubbing. No signature or ownership marks of any kind, but author Matthew J. Bruccoli's personal...