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Oak Knoll Press, 1999.

Clean and bright, with no owners' marks; the full cloth hard cover shows only very light rubbing at spine ends and a few inevitable dust spots, easily cleaned but easily replaced due to the fine count of the black linen. The dust jacket is very slightly toned along the spine... more

Price: $500.00

Chicago: The Inland Printer Company, 1924.

A revised edition of the 1915 "Bookbinding and Its Auxiliary Branches". Crisp, bright, clean pages save for a light gray fingerprint on the head edges and a small surface abrasion on the final text page; smyth-sewn binding is square and secure, with minimal rubbing at the corners and spine ends... more

Price: $295.00

I. Nevins, 1986.

Crip, bright, clean pages; square, secure binding; full cloth cover bears some sunning at the spine, gentle softening at the spine heel and spots of surface rubbing at heel and corners as well as two very small, closed tears with attendant creases along the top edge of the marbled paper... more

Price: $180.00

Davenport, Iowa: The Catfish Press, 1972.

A two-part set: one 32-page clothbound book and one one-quarter cloth case binding with a partial cloth strap holding 27 unbound plates. Each of the unbound plates shows a single Roman capital (or ampersand), in red, on one side and a full alphabet or ductus, in black, on the other.... more

Price: $160.00

New York: Hastings House, 1969.

Pages clean except for thumbing bends at the top free corners and light foxing along the fore- and head edges. Smyth-sewn binding is relaxed, but secure. Black hard cover shows a small, clear droplet mark at the upper rear, a bump with accompanying softening and creasing at the spine head,... more

Price: $150.00

Oak Knoll Press, 1998.

Crisp, bright pages; no owners' marks; square, tight binding; hard cover shows only mild rubbing at corners and spine ends. Jacket bears light wear around head and heel edges with two very small wrinkles at the spine head but is otherwise fresh and attractive, now protected in a clear sleeve.... more

Price: $145.00

London: Hyphen Press, 2011.

Crisp, bright pages except for five brown specks on the top and right edges of the page block; square, uncreased spine; a short crease at the top right rear of the soft cover and shallow edge chipping in spots around the top and bottom, a short, deep scratch at the... more

Price: $140.00

Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1971.

Complete in two volumes. Pages crisp and clean except for mild rippling to the last fifty page of Volume 2 and modest foxing and fingerprinting to page block edges of both volumes; no owners' marks; both bindings square and tight, both full green cloth covers turned inward at one corner... more

Price: $70.00

Routledge, 2000.

Crisp, bright, clean pages; no owners' marks; binding square and tight, hard cover bearing a small inward turn at the bottom right front, moderate softening and rubbing at the spine heel, and lighter rubbing at corners, otherwise excellent; jacket bears gentle outward curls at the top front and rear and... more

Price: $70.00

Oak Knoll Press, 2008.

Clean and bright; no owners' marks; hard cover and dust jacket show only very light shelf rubbing at the corners, otherwise excellent. Jacket is now protected in a clear sleeve. Appropriately, this book is beautifully produced with high-quality materials; personally, I find it an exceptional manifesto against the trivialization of... more

Price: $66.95

New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1971.

Clean, bright pages except for two tiny brown spots on the foreedge of the page block; square, secure binding, despite a gentle reading crease; soft cover has a short, light fold across the top left rear and a small curl at the top right front, extending slightly through the first... more

Price: $65.00

Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1992.

Pages crisp and clean except for gentle foxing along the head edge; binding square and tight, full blue cloth cover lightly tapped with a very small wrinkle at the bottom right front corner, mildly softened at the spine ends, and gently rubbed at spine ends and corners, otherwise excellent. 474pp.... more

Price: $54.95

The MIT Press, 1970.

Crisp, clean pages, if gently toned throughout; no owners' marks; spine bears thin reading creases but remains square, the binding secure; soft cover has a crease along the left front, a few tiny surface chips front and back, a patch of pale discoloration at the upper right front and another... more

Price: $43.95

Oak Knoll Press, 2004.

Clean and bright except for a single small, circular, pale mark on the back of the blue cloth hard cover; no owners' marks; a bump to the bottom left rear corner has left a pair of concentric wrinkles in the fabric of the cover as well as some creasing at... more

Price: $36.50

Chicago: Black Cat Press, 1938.

Pages clean except for modest toning around all edges, light surface scuffs at the right free corners of the first page, small chips along the heel edges and at the front foreedge, and gentle bends through the free corners and in the lower margins of all leaves; stapled binding remains... more

Price: $35.00

University of Iowa Press, 2005.

Crisp, bright, and clean; no owners' marks or wear; as new. 70pp., full color, catalogue of memorial exhibition. ... more

Price: $35.00

Salem, Massachusetts: The Essex Institute, 1926.

Pages crisp and clean except for mild age toning throughout; no owners' marks; binding square and secure, full yellow cloth cover lightly chipped on the title section of the spine, mildly faded along the spine, and gently shelf-rubbed at corners and spine ends, otherwise excellent. 392pp. w/ index. ... more

Price: $33.95

Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Clean and bright, with no owners' marks; appears to be a print-on-demand copy, but if so, a high-quality one; some modest shelfwear around the bottom edges of the soft cover, otherwise excellent. ... more

Price: $31.95

Berkeley, CA: Bern Porter, 1945.

From the limited edition of 3000 copies; this copy is unnumbered. Crisp, clean pages except for a hint of toning around the edges of the endpapers; no owners' marks; binding square and tight, quarter gray cloth showing some pale spotting and some handling smudges, paper boards chipped around the edges... more

Price: $30.00

University of Massachusetts Press, 2001.

Signed by the author at the title page with no date or inscription; crisp and clean, with tight binding, hard cover only lightly rubbed at spine ends, jacket showing a modest thumbnail crease at the top front, some rubbing at corners, and a thin line of green offsetting at the... more

Price: $30.00



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