New York: H.P. Kraus, n.d. 4to. cloth-backed boards, paper cover label. 201 pages. Well illustrated including a number of tipped in plates. Near fine. READ MORE about NINETIETH CATALOGUE; ENGLISH BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, INCUNABULA, VOYAGES, AMERICANA, GEOGRAPHY,...
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New York: H.P. Kraus, n.d. (circa 1960). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 203 pages. Very good copy. READ MORE about SIXTEENTH CENTURY. PART ONE. GERMAN SPEAKING CENTRAL EUROPE THE NETHERLANDS, ENGLAND, EASTERN EUROPE
New York: H.P. Kraus, n.d. (circa 1960). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 203 pages. Ink notes on front cover. Date of "April 1960" written in ink. "For LGW" written in ink. READ MORE about SIXTEENTH CENTURY. PART ONE. GERMAN SPEAKING CENTRAL EUROPE THE NETHERLANDS, ENGLAND, EASTERN EUROPE
New York: H.P. Kraus, n.d. 4to. boards. (iv), 124 pages. Catalogue 98. With many tipped-in plates. Spine worn with pieces missing at the head and tail. Covers and spine faded. READ MORE about SELECTION OF CHOICE FRENCH BOOKS MOST OF THEM RECENTLY ACQUIRED FROM TWO DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN...
New York: H.P. Kraus, n.d. 4to. boards. (iv), 124 pages. With many tipped-in plates. Piece missing from head of spine. Covers and spine faded. READ MORE about SELECTION OF CHOICE FRENCH BOOKS MOST OF THEM RECENTLY ACQUIRED FROM TWO DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN...
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1940. 8vo. cloth, paper label on spine and cover. (iv), 32 pages. First separate printing of this talk, the autographed edition with a separate page which has been signed by Kroch. Has a short history of bookselling and autobiographical comments by Kroch. Covers soiled. READ MORE about GREAT BOOKSTORE IN ACTION
(Syracuse, NY): Cornell University, (1992). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 28 pages. A tribute to Carl A. Kroch, who inherited his father's bookselling business and developed it into Kroch's and Bretano's, based in Chicago. A large contributor to the Cornell University Library..Illustrations throughout with a map of the library. Directory of the library in folder in inside back wrapper. Wrappers lightly worn. READ MORE about THE CARL A. KROCH LIBRARY
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1962. large 12mo. cloth. (vi), 84, (2) pages. First edition. Illustrated. Lettering on spine partially rubbed off. READ MORE about ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF PUBLISHING 1837-1962
Various places: various publishers, 1961-1989. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. various. Lot of 35 Naval and Military History Book Catalogs, 1961-1989. Includes 11 catalogues from Francis Edwards (London), 4-Maggs Bros., 4- Naval Book Co. (Bristol), 3-John Lewcock (London), 8-Military History Bookshop (Maine), 1-Aerophilia (Boston), and 3-N.Flayderman (Connecticut). A wealth of information. READ MORE about Lot of naval and military book catalogues
Ann Arbor: Arbor Libri Press, 1995. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 146 pages. First edition. "Mr. Manasek's travels in search of antiquarian books, maps, and other items have taken him around the world and he shares with us his insights on finding, buying, pricing and selling fine antiquarian items." READ MORE about UNCOMMON VALUE, A RARE BOOK DEALER'S WORLD
(Denver): (Fulcrum Publishing), (1993). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (viii), 8 pages. Originally published in 1745, this reprint was made possible by the Royal Irish Academy. Joint introduction written by Robert Baron, Marcus McCorison, and Donald Oresman. READ MORE about THE HUMBLE PETITION OF GEORGE FAULKNER AND GEORGE GRIERSON, PRINTERS AND BOOKSELLERS
New York: The Book Publishers' Bureau, 1945. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. (x), 59, (3) pages. First edition. With a preface by Christopher Morley followed by collected essays about publishing and bookselling by his friends. Jacket chipped. READ MORE about FREDERIC G. MELCHER, FRIENDLY REMINISCENCES OF A HALF CENTURY AMONG BOOKS & BOOKMEN
N.P. Poets & Writers, Inc., (1993). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xiii, (iii), 158 pages. Revised edition. READ MORE about LITERARY BOOKSTORES, A CROSS-COUNTRY GUIDE. WITH A NATIONAL LIST OF LITERARY BARS AND COFFEEHOUSES
Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1988. miniature book (7.3 x 5.5 cm.). pastepaper-covered boards, paper spine label. 25, (3) pages. Third printing of this account, the first done in 1948 at the Press of Muir Dawson, the second in 1968 by Robert Massmann, and this third printing, limited to 120 copies by Wallace Nethery (Bradbury, Dawson, 82). Autobiographical account of two days spent with the great Dr. R. READ MORE about A VISIT WITH DR. R
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, (1919). 12mo. cloth, dust jacket. viii, 289+(1) pages. FIrst edition, third state, with "Burroughs" bruised on page 76 and "76" beneath "Bu"; "Styx" correct on page 100, line 1. Prefatory comments "to the bookseller," table of contents. Signed by the author on front free endpaper. Mystery, bomb plots, and great bookselling scenes take place in this bookshop mystery. Dust jacket soiled and stained on front cover with signs... READ MORE about THE HAUNTED BOOKSHOP
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2003. 5.75 x 8.25 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. 218 pages. First edition. This is the 22nd title in our Publishing Pathways series. Ten leading scholars focus on prominent printer/publishers and their contribution to printing history. Subjects covered include the works of John Nichols, John Foxe, Andrew Brice, John Wolfe, Shakespeare's Lives in Print, Interpreting Manuscript Evidence, The Dictionary of National Bibliography, and John Day's Book of Martyrs, etc. Co-published... READ MORE about LIVES IN PRINT: BIOGRAPHY AND THE BOOK TRADE FROM THE MIDDLE AGE TO THE 21st CENTURY
Being a catalogue of 4,328 rare and out-of-print books and pamphlets, autograph letters and documents, newspapers, prints, and ephemera
Princeton: Joseph J. Falcone Inc. Rare Books, 1988. 8vo. cloth. (iv), 290 pages. Being a catalogue of 4,328 rare and out-of-print books and pamphlets, autograph letters and documents, newspapers, prints, and ephemera. Original stiff wrappers bound in. Indexed. READ MORE about CATALOGUE 28, NEW JERSEYANA 1668-1984
With a Foreword by A. Edward Newton.
Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1931. 8vo. paper wrappers. iv, 42 pages with a frontispiece photo of Newton with Kelly and Dawson. With a Foreword by A. Edward Newton. Four page introduction to this bookseller's catalogue (Fleck D.27). Printed at the Grabhorn Press. Some soiling along edges. READ MORE about CATALOGUE LXXX, RARE BOOKS OLD & MODERN
New York, NY: Ernest Dressel North, 1924. 16mo. stiff paper wrappers. 102 pages. No. LXX, December 15-24. Introduction. Books listed with publication data, price, and descriptive information. Wrappers chipped at edges, and spine worn. READ MORE about THE COLLECTOR'S CATALOGUE OF FAMOUS BOOKS
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books, n.d. (1993). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 47 pages. With various pictures of the bookshop and the town of New Castle and including a note from the bookseller and a list of Oak Knoll publications. READ MORE about CATALOGUE 150. BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books, n.d. 8vo. paper wrappers. 47 pages. Catalogue 150. The 150th catalogue issued by Oak Knoll. Includes a "note from the bookseller" on the history of Oak Knoll, a staff portrait, and a brief history of the town of New Castle. Illustrated. READ MORE about OAK KNOLL BOOKS