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1 50 Books Manuscripts Music: Catalogue Number 111
Scribners, New York 1940-01-01 Hardcover Used: Good Hardcover 
11 inches, each items pictured on recto and described on verso, blanks for notations, black and gilt cloth ovr boards with black and turquoise title and decorations. Boards lightly shelfworn and soiled, backstrip mottled and upper 2 inches rubbed, endpapers age toned, contents near fine. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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2 A Bibliography of Railroad Literature, 10th edition
Washington, D.C.: Association of American Railroads, 1976 1976 Softcover Very Good Softcover 
Softcover. 4 X 9 inches, 71 pages, photos, index, paper cover with stapled binding. The listings are divided into books for children and young people, and general literature. Cover is rubbed and stained, contents fine. ns-bkbx 
Price: 14.00 USD
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3 Honeyman Collection of Scientific Books and Manuscripts, Part III: Manuscripts and Autograph Letters of the 12th to the 20th Century
Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co. 1979 Softcover Good 
169 items described, illustrations and facsimiles throughout, two color plates, gray printed card cover. Cover is edge-worn and rubbed, front panel has creases across both corners with following pages affected, rear panel is chipped, one-inch closed tear, 2 1/2-inch piece missing from bottom corner and three blank pages, contents near fine. is  
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Notable Children's Books 1940-1970
Chicago American Library Association 1977 Softcover Used: Good Softcover 
x + 84 pages, listing is by author, title index, illustrator index, printed card cover with stapled binding. Ex-library with usual markings, cover is edgeworn and rubbed, lightly soiled, contents very good. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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5 Allen Ahearn Collected Books
Putnam Adult 1997-08-25 0399142797 / 9780399142796 1st edition Hardcover Very good VERY GOOD Hardcover Signed
Flat signed by both Authors, 1st edition, rust colored paper over boards, maroon cloth spine, bold gilt spine titles, black pictorial dust jacket in protective mylar, there is a library stamp to the front fixed endpaper but no other markings, slight shelf wear. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 Amrei Ettlinger Russian literature, theatre, and art;: A bibliography of works in English, published 1900-1945
Kennikat Press 1971 0804611874 / 9780804611879 Hardcover Used: Like New none Hardcover 
96 pages, grey cloth over boards, red lettering on spine, no marks, binding tight, like new! 
Price: 39.00 USD
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7 August Laube Fine Books and Prints, Second International Antiqurian Book Fair, September 21-23, 1967
Zurich August Laube & Sohn 1967 Paperback Very Good Paperback 
11 inches, 23 items pictured and described, folding plate, two color plates tipped in, price list in U.S. dollars laid in, illustrated card cover. Cover lightly edgeworn and rubbed, contents fine. in stock 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 Author Unknown Gaylords' Bookcraft: a Method of Book Repair; an I
Gaylord Bros., Inc. 1951 Paperback Read but in good condition Paperback 
Orange booklet, cover has some soiling and a little wear, first few pages are creased, otherwise clean and unmarked, stapled binding is tight. Brick and mortar bookshop since 1975! 
Price: 18.00 USD
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9 Backhouse, Janet Medieval Rural Life in the Luttrell Psalter
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2000-10-01 0802083994 / 9780802083999 Softcover Used: Good Softcover 
64 pages, color illustration throughout, further reading, index, color illustrated laminated card cover. One of the most famous manuscripts because of the numerous scenes of everyday life in the medieval English countryside mingled with the religious images. Cover rubbed, surface scratches, edges worn, contents fine. Brick and mortar bookshop since 1975! 
Price: 14.00 USD
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10 Barbara Quinnam (compiled by) Fables from Incunabula to Modern Picture Books: A Selective Bibliography
Library of Congress 1966 Softcover Used: Very Good Softcover 
85 pages, illustrations, illustrated card cover with stapled binding. Cover is lightly edgeworn, chipped, ink names, contents fine. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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11 Becker, May Lamberton Books Recommended
New York Herald Tribune 1960 Softcover Used: Good Softcover 
no date (circa 1960), 3 1/4 X 6 inches, 28 pages, over 300 books on specific subjects with one-sentence description, printed paper cover with stapled binding. Beige cover soiled and stained, pencil notations on "Notes" page, scattered pencil check marks. "May Lamberton Becker is nationally known as 'The Reader's Guide,' her column under that head being one of the most important features of the New York Herald Tribune Sunday 'Books' section." Vintage ephemera for bibliophiles. Brick and mortar bookshop since 1975! 
Price: 9.00 USD
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12 Brown University Professor Arnold Weinstein Classics of American Literature (Part I (Course 254, Lectures 1-12), Part II (Course 255, Lectures 13-24), Part III (Course 256, Lectures 25-36), Part IV (Course 257, Lectures 37-48), Part V (Course 258, Lectures 49-60), Part VI (Course 259, Lectures 61-7
The Teaching Company, Springfield, VA 1997 Audio Cassette Used: Very Good Audio Cassette 
Complete seven volumes in black clam shell case with pictorial inserts, each case holds 6 cassettes all in very good condition. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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13 Carter, John ABC for Book Collectors
London Werner Shaw Ltd. 1994-12-09 0907961061 / 9780907961062 7th Revised edition Hardcover Used: Like New Hardcover 
7th edition with corrections, additions and an introduction by Nicolas Barker, 224 pages, blue cloth over boards with gilt spine title, printed jacket in protective mylar cover. Brick and mortar bookshop since 1975! 
Price: 22.00 USD
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14 Charles W. Eliot [Editor] Fifteen Minutes a Day: The Reading Guide
P. F. Collier & Son 1963-01-01 Hardcover Read but in very good condition Hardcover 
Red leatherette, rubbed on the bottom corners, text is clean and unmarked, binding is tight. Brick and mortar bookshop since 1975! 
Price: 26.00 USD
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15 Cockle, Maurice J.D. Bibliography of Military Books Up to 1642
London Holland Press Ltd 1982-12-01 0900470704 / 9780900470707 Hardcover Used: Very Good fair jkt. Hardcover 
10 inches, 268 pages, introduction by Sir Charles Oman, illustrations, index, red cloth over boards with gilt spine title, illustrated dustjacket. Upper corners curved, ink name and place on front free endpaper, five ink names on half-title page, contents fine and binding is tight; jacket edges worn and chipped with small closed tears, spine darkened with all edges worn and ends tattered. Brick and mortar bookshop since 1975! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Colby Fiction With A Purpose
Indiana University Press 1968 Hardcover Used: Very Good good jkt Hardcover 
Black cloth over boards, decorative gilt spine titles, engraved cover art, red dust jacket, 376 pages,book and content are in very good condition, dust jacket has edge wear, shelf wear with scuffs, small tears and tape tear, in stock 
Price: 18.00 USD
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17 D. W. Krummel A Librarians Collacon: An Anthology of Quotations and Aphorisms Reflecting the Moral Philosophy of the Library Profession
University of Illinois 1971 Softcover Used: Good Softcover 
223 pages, sources and acknowledgments, index, printed card cover with black plastic tooth-binding. Cover lightly edgeworn and soiled, sticker damage on front panel, plastic spine rubbed, ink gift inscription on reverse of front panel, contents near fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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18 Davenport Cyril Samuel Mearne - Binder to King Charles II
Callahan Caxton Club, 1906 Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 
1st edition, limited to 252 copies, 118 pages, 24 plates with many heightened in gold, facsimiles, index, brown paper over boards with red cloth spine and paper label. Paper label on cloth spine has 1 1/2 inch damage, corners curved and worn, light ege wear, endpapers darkened, otherwise contents near fine and binding is tight. in stock 
Price: 325.00 USD
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19 Donna E. Norton Through the Eyes of a Child: An Introduction to Children's Literature
Merrill 1991-01-01 Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
753 pages, pictorial hardcover, satin page marker, index, corners bumped, slight shelfwear, in stock 
Price: 29.00 USD
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20 Drabble, Margaret Oxford Companion to English Literature (The)
Oxford Oxford University Press, 1985 1985 0198661304 / 9780198661306  Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover 
Hardcover. Near Fine. 1155 pages, tables, marbled endpapers, top page edges gilt, burgundy leather over boards with gilt decoration on front board, gilt spine title and decorations. Light foxing and soil to fore edges, a few spots on boards, contents fine. is  
Price: 22.00 USD
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