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There's a fox in the Spinney: Memories of fox-hunting, racing and publishing, Rose, Stuart
41 There's a fox in the Spinney: Memories of fox-hunting, racing and publishing
Rose, Stuart
New York Doubleday 1967 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 328 pp. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has tiny shallow chip at upper spine corner. Photo of author on horseback on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Well known American book and magazine editor shares his sporting and literary experiences in an engaging memoir. 020432

Price: 20.00 USD
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Books and Bidders, Rosenbach, A. S. W.
42 Books and Bidders
Rosenbach, A. S. W.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1927 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, Published November, 1927. Brown cloth boards with stamped gold lettering and small auction gavel on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, slightest hint of fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Small and tasteful previous owner bookplate on front paste down. No other marks. Illustrated with drawings, photos and facsimiles. 311 pages with index. 025251

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Roycroft Books: A Catalog and Some Remarks (Some Books for Sale at Our Shop), Roycrofters
43 The Roycroft Books: A Catalog and Some Remarks (Some Books for Sale at Our Shop)
Roycrofters
East Aurora, New York Roycrofters Press 1902 First Edition Wraps Very Good+ 
Clean brown wraps with black and red lettering and Roycroft symbol on cover, string binding intact. Tiny chip at one corner, slight wear at tips of binding edge. First blank page has small faint water droplet mark at top edge; all other pages are immaculately clean. No names, writing or marks. Description of books offered for sale in the Roycroft Shop in East Aurora, New York with lovely tipped in photographs of the shop, the crafters, fine bindings and more. All pages present, one page is loosened from binding. 6'" x 8". Books on Books. 012101

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Passionate Pirate, Strouse, Norman H.
44 The Passionate Pirate
Strouse, Norman H.
North Hills, PA Bird & Bull Press 1964 Limited Edition Hard Cover Fine No Dustjacket 
LIMITED EDITION of which this is No. 14. Very clean brown patterned boards with brown leather spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. Printed and bound by the Bird & Bull Press at North Hills, Pennsylvania. The text is printed on 17 x 22 "Mosher" hand-made paper and set in Janson, Centaur and Arrighi types. The story of Thomas Bird Mosher, famous publisher of fine small press books; illustrated, including wood-cut portrait of Thomas Mosher. 91 pgs. A beautiful book, a true collectible for any admirer of fine books. 8vo. Books on Books. 014430

Price: 400.00 USD
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Bookless In Baghdad: Reflections On Literature, Writing, And Writers, Tharoor, Shashi
45 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 Edition, First Printing 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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Books from Chapel Hill - A Complete Catalogue 1923-1945, University of North Carolina Press
46 Books from Chapel Hill - A Complete Catalogue 1923-1945
University of North Carolina Press
Chapel Hill, NC The University of North Carolina Press 1946 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dustjacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of surface wear at spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 206 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022821

Price: 20.00 USD
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Bits From An Old Book Shop, Williamson, R. M.
47 Bits From An Old Book Shop
Williamson, R. M.
London Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd. 1904 First Edition, First Printing 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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48 Imprint of a Publisher: The Story of Frank Gannett and His Independent Newspapers
Williamson, Samuel T.
Robert M. McBride & Co. 1948 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Presentation plate on front fixed endpaper to Charles A. Mattison by Rochester Times Union. Pages are clean. 308 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has closed tear at front spine fold extending into spine, small closed tear at base of spine fold, small corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 008731

Price: 12.00 USD
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49 The Romance of Great Books and Their Authors
Winterich, John T.
New York Halcyon House 1929 Cloth Bds Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
374 pgs. VG Green cloth, gilt lettering & decoration on spine. Spine and cover edges faded. Clean and tight, nicely illustrated. First published under title of "Books and the Man".Books on Books. 001235

Price: 10.00 USD
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