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1 Book Traveller
Bliven, Bruce Jr.
New York Dodd Mead & Co. 1973 0-396-06951-7 / 9780396069515 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Clean green endpapers have slight age-toning. 62 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Books on Books. 009664

Price: 10.00 USD
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84 Charing Cross Road, Hanff, Helene
2 84 Charing Cross Road
Hanff, Helene
Futura 1987 Reprint Soft Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean bright mass market paperback. No chipping or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 220 pgs. Made into a movie starring Anne Bancroft and Anthony Hopkins, this is the charming memoir of correspondence between a London bookseller and a New York woman bibliophile (Helene Hanff) over the years leading up to World War II and beyond. mass Market Paperback. Books about Books. 016918

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Poetical Works of Mrs. F. Hemans with Memoir, Hemans, Mrs. F.
3 The Poetical Works of Mrs. F. Hemans with Memoir
Hemans, Mrs. F.
Edinburgh / London Gall & Inglis 1878 Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Beautiful decorated binding - clean green cloth boards with black, cream and gold decoration on cover and spine. No fading or wear; bevelled board edges. Small closed tear at ase of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. Clean pale yellow endpapers, with small bookseller's ticket (Cheeseman Brothers booksellers, Medina, New York) on front fixed endpaper corner. "Christmas, 1878" neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. No date of publication, circa 1878. Illustrated with six steel engravings. All pages have red decorative line border. 584 pages. 026701

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Rambler (in Four Volumes), Johnson, Samuel, L.L.D.
4 The Rambler (in Four Volumes)
Johnson, Samuel, L.L.D.
London P. Dodsley, R. Owen and Other Booksellers 1794 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Lovely old set - complete in four volumes, MDCCXCIV on title page (1794). 3/4 bound in leather (burgundy leather spines and corners, with gold lettering and decoration on spines), boards are marbled paper with some light surface rubbing, light wear to corners and edges. Bindings are tight and square, no cracking. Beautiful marbled endpapers. Pages are clean, including endpapers - previous owner name neatly penned on back side of front free endpaper in each volume. A lovely and collectible18th century set! 025196

Price: 225.00 USD
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In Quest of the Perfect Book - Reminiscences and Reflections of a Bookman, Orcutt, William Dana
5 In Quest of the Perfect Book - Reminiscences and Reflections of a Bookman
Orcutt, William Dana
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1926 First Hardcover Fine Good Jacket 
Stated First Trade edition in scarce original unclipped dust jacket. Decorated American trade binding. Clean brown cloth boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover, gold lettering with very small decoration on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks; top page edges are gilt. Beautiful color frontispiece illustration with clean printed tissue guard (Queen Mary's Psalter). Thoroughly illustrated. 317 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has some shallow edge chipping, 4" closed diagonal tear on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Accompany the author throughout his quest of the perfect book, to meet interesting people and become acquainted with the fascinations the book possesses as the product of an art. Unusual personal anecdotes and appealing romance enliven the authoritative presentation of the subject. 026197

Price: 75.00 USD
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Bookless In Baghdad: Reflections On Literature, Writing, And Writers, Tharoor, Shashi
6 Bookless In Baghdad: Reflections On Literature, Writing, And Writers
Tharoor, Shashi
New York, New York, U.S.A. Arcade Publishing 2005 1-55970-757-7 / 9781559707572 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean blue boards with bright silver lettering on spine. Tiny bump to lower spine corner edge. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 277 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Part memoir, part essay, part literary criticism by one of the best in a generation of Indian authors. Shashi Tharoor tells us what Iraqis go through in their beleaguered land merely to get hold of a book, and how selling books from their own libraries on the street helps some put bread on the table. 5-1/2" 8-1/2". Books about Books. 017077

Price: 15.00 USD
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Bits From An Old Book Shop, Williamson, R. M.
7 Bits From An Old Book Shop
Williamson, R. M.
London Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd. 1904 First Paperback Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition. Black stiff card wraps with faux leather finish, lovely paste-on decoration on cover and rear board. Small chips to edges, black leatherette spine covering chipped away but card covering still intact, title and author lettering on spine is still complete. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with very light foxing to a few pages. Charming collection of the thoughts and experiences of a bookseller. 119 pages. 023599

Price: 35.00 USD
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