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A Degree Of Mastery, A Journey Through Book Arts Apprenticeship

By: Wilcox, Annie Tremmel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Penguin Books, 1999

Edition: 1st Edition Thus


{Wilcox} describes restoration processes... With such detail that one is left with the impression that he or she is actually learning the craft rather than merely reading about another's experience. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 210 pages; 30008 View more info

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Book Finds: How To Find, Buy, And Sell Used And Rare Books

By: Ellis, Ian C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Perigee Books, 1996

Edition: Later Printing


Covers first editions and reader's copies; auctions and catalogs; how to recognize valuable books and sell them for the highest possible price; what's going up in value and what's going down; avoiding costly mistakes that many beginners make; what bookstore buyers look for; the secrets of professional "book scouts". Underlining, marginalia, previous owner's name. My copy is NOT a mass market paperback. It is a trade paperback, which is a little larger than a mass... View more info

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Book Season Magazine April 2001, Vol. 1 No. 1

By: Spoor, Joe

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Rockwood, MI, Joe Spoor, 2001


Premier issue of this magazine. Features include book shows and events calendar; classifieds; original poetry; decorating; industry update. Verso front cover is full-page ad for a Book Search Database Cooperative for TomFolio.com, a website owned and operated by independent member sellers from all over the world and whose books are organized by categories while no other site does that. Laid in at page 16 is a notice about the title-change had been post-poned. ; 8vo 8&#3... View more info

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Book Season Magazine June 2001, Vol. 1, No. 3

By: Spoor, Joe

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Rockwood, MI, Joe Spoor, 2001


Valuating books and their impact on readers. Features: Books I have Read and their impact on me, by Lous Hemmings, contributing writer from Ireland; The Price of a Book by Tom Fields; Absolute Book, a Short History of Legends About Books by Aleksandar Saranac from the former Yugoslavia; From the South Banks to Broadway, by Kirsten Denker. Plus two continuing series articles and 6 departments. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 26 pages; 31097 View more info

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Built Of Books How Reading Defined the Life of Oscar Wilde

By: Wright, Thomas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 2009

Edition: 1st Edition


Publisher's cover-up label on rear fep at the end of the index (last page). ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 370 pages; 30294 View more info

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Caring For Your Books

By: Dirda, Michael

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, Book-Of-The-Month Club, 1990


"We have preserved the book and the book has preserved us." -David Ben-Gurion. Michael Dirda has inventoried every way to take care of a book, from the purchase to the shelving/storing of the book. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 67 pages; 17815 View more info

Contemporary Authors

By: Chapman, Jeff, Et Al

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Gale Research, 1997


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First Editions Of To-day And How To Tell Them United States and England

By: Boutell, H. S

Price: $30.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Co, 1939

Edition: Revised Edition; 2nd Printing


The appreciation shown by book collectors and dealers for the first modest edition of this book--long out of print--has been so great, that it has seemed advisable to reissue it in a new, revised and much enlarged edition, this book. It consists of statements by the various publishers themselves as to the signs (or absence of them) by which their respective first printings are to be identified, and will thus provide a cheap and handy means of checking the books one buys ... View more info

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If You Want To Evaluate Your Library . . .

By: Lancaster, F. W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Illinois, 1988


Call letters on spine; stamps on endpapers for "Austin Public Library" and "For Library Use Only" above library bar code label and the pocket. ; Ex-Library; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 193 pages; 23835 View more info

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Out Of The Best Books: An Anthology Of Literature Volume 2: Love, Marriage and the Family

By: Clark, Bruce B. , and Robert K. Thomas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Deseret Book Company, 1966

Edition: 1st Printing


The second volume of "Out of the Best Books" continues to emphasize the critical approaches detailed in volume one. In the discussions which follow each selection some attempt is made to examine historical context; relevant facts about each author's life are given; relationships within the work itself are noted, and the significance of each piece in terms of Gospel principles is commented upon. The authors of this book were professors at Brigham Young University.... View more info

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Principles Of Bibliographical Description

By: Bowers, Fredson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Castle, DE, Oak Knoll Books, 1994

Edition: 1st Edition Thus


Appendices, index. Originally published in 1949, it became the standard guide to its subject, providing for the first time a comprehensive manual for the description of printed books as physical objects. This edition is the first one with an introduction by G. Thomas Tanselle. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 505 pages; 18338 View more info

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The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop A Memoir, a History

By: Buzbee, Lewis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Graywolf Press, 2006

Edition: 4th Printing


In The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop, Buzbee, a former bookseller and sales representative, celebrates the unique experience of the bookstore. The smell and touch of books, getting lost in the deep canyons of shelves, and the silent community of readers. He shares his passion for books, which began with ordering through The Weekly Reader in grade school. Interwoven throughout is a fascinating historical account of the bookseller's trade. No defects, book near perfect. ; Cover ... View more info