• Topic: Books & Writing

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Iowa City, IA: Friends of the University of Iowa Libraries, 1973.

Crisp and clean; no owners' marks; soft cover shows some fading along the spine and a line of shallow edge chips along the top rear, otherwise excellent. 32pp incl. 4pp b/w photo reproductions ... more

Price: $7.00

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

Sheffield: Stephenson Blake & Co., 1948.

Pages clean except for scattered foxing at first and final leaves and shallow creasing at the upper corners; hand-stitched binding bears one partially frayed thread but remains otherwise secure; soft cover shows creasing across the top free corners, a small, dark smudge at the left rear and a short red... more

Price: $18.00

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

University of Iowa Press, 2009.

Crisp, bright, and clean; no owners' marks; except for light shelf rubbing at the spine ends and bottom corners of the soft cover, as new. ... more

Price: $11.00

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

Boston: L. C. Page & Company, 1903.

The pages of this copy are clean except for very occasional spots of foxing; a few have been a little carelessly opened, resulting in some roughened margins, but otherwise the pages are attractively intact, with black-and-white photographic illustrations throughout. The front hinge shows a bit of net at the title... more

Price: $7.00

Oxford University Press, 1960.

Crisp, clean pages except for modest toning in the margins and a brown spot and band of toning on the front free endpaper; binding square and secure, hard cover only mildly rubbed at corners and spine heel; jacket is toned around edges and along spine with several short, shallow scratches... more

Price: $15.00

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

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

Coffee House Press, 1984.

Catalogue of Coffee House Press releases in fall 1984; 16pp., illustrated. Except for a tiny spot of shelf rubbing at the spine head, this copy is crisp, bright, and clean as new. ... more

Price: $5.00

S. Fischer, 1982.

Language: German. Clean, bright pages; no owners' marks; square, uncreased spine; soft cover shows a tiny green spot at the lower left front and modest shelf rubbing along the bottom edges and at the free corners, otherwise excellent. 203pp. illustrated with reproductions in black and white. ... more

Price: $7.95

Cambridge, MA: Draft Journal, 2011.

Clean and bright; no owners' marks; modest shelfwear at spine ends and top right front corner, otherwise excellent. ... more

Price: $7.50

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

Library of Congress, 1992.

No owners' marks; pages are clean, crisp and bright; binding is square and tight; there is wear along the soft cover's bottom edges and at the free corners, as well as a spot of toning with a few small chips from adhesive removal on the bottom front left, with another... more

Price: $6.00

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, 2001.

Clean, bright pages except for one scratch across the head edge of the page block and one at the foreedge; no owners' marks; spine bears a light, partial reading crease, but binding remains secure; soft cover is modestly faded at left front and right rear, with a crease across the... more

Price: $30.00

Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1996.

An exhibition catalogue for the works of Lawrence Clark Powell, shown in honor of his 90th birthday and as memorial to his friend and publisher Ward Ritchie, renowned book designer. Crisp, bright, clean pages; no owners' marks; securely stapled binding; some mild surface rubbing along the spine and at the... more

Price: $7.50

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

Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2006.

Clean except for some highlighting on 20 pages; spine is square and uncreased, soft cover showing a short, vertical crease at the lower left front, two short chips on the top rear adge, and modest shelfwear around the outseide edges and corners, otherwise excellent. ... more

Price: $10.00

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