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Dorothy L. Sayers: The Centenary Celebration, Sayers, Dorothy L. (Edited by Alzina Stone Dale)
41 Dorothy L. Sayers: The Centenary Celebration
Sayers, Dorothy L. (Edited by Alzina Stone Dale)
New York Walker & Co 1993 0802732240 / 9780802732248 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author Alzina Stone Dale, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean burgundy boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no previous owner markings. Signed by author on title page "Alzina Stone Dale." 166 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; photo image of Dorothy Sayers on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Nineteen ninety-three marked the celebration of the one hundredth birthday of Dorothy L. Sayers, and in honor of that centenary, Alzina Stone Dale gathered some of today's finest and most popular mystery writers and critics to discuss the ways in which Sayers--through her own crime writing an commentary--taught them their trade and the manner in which she viewed the mystery as a morality play. 026737

Price: 32.00 USD
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The Passionate Pirate, Strouse, Norman H.
42 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
43 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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Books from Chapel Hill - A Complete Catalogue 1923-1945, University of North Carolina Press
44 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 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.
45 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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46 Imprint of a Publisher: The Story of Frank Gannett and His Independent Newspapers
Williamson, Samuel T.
Robert M. McBride & Co. 1948 First 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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47 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

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