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Bauhaus, Modernism, and the Illustrated Book

By: Alan Bartram

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2004-04-10

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17143OFFFH44BA

ISBN: 0300101171

Condition: Fine


CT: Yale University Press, 2004. Hardcover. An examination of the Bauhaus movement's role in book design. Minor edgewear. Near Fine in like dust jacket. View more info

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The History of Reading

By: Alberto Manguel

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Viking Adult: 1996-09-01

Seller ID: 201010160011OFFNF18MA

ISBN: 0670843024

Condition: Excellent condition.


NY: Viking, 2006. First US Edition. Essays on the history of reading. Two promotional letters and a fold-out poster depicting the timeline of reading are laid-in. Near Fine with mild edgewear. View more info

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Art of the Book: From Medieval Manuscript to Graphic Novel (Victoria and Albert Museum Studies)

By: Bettley, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Victoria & Albert Museum: 2001-06-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17301OFFNF55BA

ISBN: 0810965720

Condition: Fine


London: Victoria Albert Museum, 2001. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine in like dust jacket. View more info

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Booknotes: America's Finest Authors on Reading, Writing, and the Power of Ideas

By: Brian Lamb

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Crown: 1997-06-17

Seller ID: 201010160041OFFNF18LA

ISBN: 0812928474

Condition: Excellent condition.


NY: Random House, 2001. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Signed and dated in the year of publication. A collection of interviews from the television show Booknotes. Very Good with mild shelf wear. View more info

After Augustine: The Meditative Reader and the Text (Material Texts)

By: Brian Stock

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press: 2001-04-25

Seller ID: 201010210091OFFNF16ST

ISBN: 0812236025

Condition: Excellent condition.


Pennsylvania Press, 2001. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. An analysis of self discovery through reading. Near Fine with mild edgewear. View more info

The Angel's Game

By: Carlos Ruiz Zafón; Translator-Lucia Graves

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2009-06-16

Seller ID: 201010160141OFFFM33ZA

ISBN: 0385528701

Condition: Excellent condition.


NY: Doubleday, 2009. Paperback. Advanced Reader's Copy. Story of a young novelist in 1920's Barcelona. Fine. View more info

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Sixpence House

By: Collins, Paul

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA: 2003-04-03

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 130913001OFFFH44CO

ISBN: 1582342849

Condition: Fine


New York: Bloomsbury, 2003. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Memoir of life in the booktown of Hay-on-Wye. Signed on the title page. Fine in like dust jacket. View more info

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A History of Reading in the West (Studies in Print Culture and the History of the Book)

By: Editor-Guglielmo Cavallo; Editor-Roger Chartier; Editor-Lydia G. Cochrane; Translator-Lydia G. Cochrane

Price: $60.00

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press: 1999-12

Seller ID: 201010210081OFFNF16CA

ISBN: 1558492135

Condition: Excellent condition.


MA: University of Massachusetts, 1999. Hardcover. A history of reading in the Western World. Dust jacket is lightly scuffed. Very Good condition. View more info

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Old English Libraries: The Making, Collection, and Use of Books During the Middle Ages

By: Ernest A. Savage

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Thoemmes Press: 1977

Seller ID: 1703010001OFFFH44SA

Condition: Near Fine


Bristol: Thoemes Press, 1977. Hardcover. No jacket, as issued. Reprint of the 1911 edition. View more info

Use of Books During the Middle Ages

By: Ernest Savafe

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Publisher: 1970

Seller ID: 201010210181OFFNF16SA

ISBN: 041617440X

Condition: Used: Very Good


Bristol: Thoemmess Press, 1997. Hardcover. Reprint of the 1911 edition. A study of books during the middle ages. View more info

The Book on the Bookshelf

By: Henry Petroski

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1999-09-14

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 120060033OFFFH54PE

ISBN: 0375406492

Condition: Near Fine.


New York: Knopf, 1999. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A lovely copy of Petroski's study of the book. Mild shelf wear. Near Fine in like dust jacket. View more info

KEEPERS OF THE FLAME

By: Ian Hamilton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pimlico: 1993

Seller ID: 201010210021OFFNF16HA

ISBN: 0712659706

Condition: Excellent condition.


London: Pimlico, 1993. Paperback. A history of biography from Donne to Plath. Very Good condition with age toned pages. View more info

Why Read the Classics?

By: Italo Calvino

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pantheon: 1999-08-24

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12060061OFFNF54CA

ISBN: 0679415246

Condition: Near Fine


New York: Pantheon, 1999. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Compendium of Calvino's essays on on the Western cannon. Near Fine with mild shelf wear. View more info

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About the Author

By: John Colapinto

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2001-08-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 200911020431OFFNF18CO

ISBN: 0060194170

Condition: FIne


New York: HarperCollins, 2001. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Signed. Near Fine. View more info

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The Sign of the Book: A Cliff Janeway "Bookman" Novel (Cliff Janeway Novels)

By: John Dunning

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2005-03-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201010160101OFFNF18DU

ISBN: 0743255054

Condition: Near Fine


New York: Scribner, 2005. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. The fourth volume in the mystery series featuring former police detective and bookman Cliff Janeway. Janeway finds himself investigating the murder of a book collector. Near Fine with mild shelf wear. View more info

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The Bookman's Promise: A Cliff Janeway Novel

By: John Dunning

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2004-02-24

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 201010160111OFFNF18DU

ISBN: 0743249925

Condition: Near Fine


NY: Scribner, 2004. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Signed and dated in the year of publication. The third volume in the mystery series featuring former police detective and bookman Cliff Janeway. Janeway fulfills an elderly lady's wish by re-assembling her grandfathers book collection. Near Fine with minor edgewear. View more info

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The Bookman's Wake

By: John Dunning

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1995-04-10

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201002200051OFFFH44DU

ISBN: 0684800039

Condition: Fine


New York: Scribner, 1995. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A lovely copy of the second Cliff Janeway mystery. Fine in like dust jacket. View more info

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The Sign of the Book: A Cliff Janeway "Bookman" Novel (Cliff Janeway Novels)

By: John Dunning

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2005-03-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1412051OFFNF55DU

ISBN: 0743255054

Condition: Near Fine


New York: Scribner, 2005. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Signed on tipped-in sheet. The fourth volume in the mystery series featuring former police detective and bookman Cliff Janeway. Janeway finds himself investigating the murder of a book collector. Near Fine with mild shelf wear. View more info

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The Bookman's Wake

By: John Dunning

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1995-04-10

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1703038001OFFFH44DU

ISBN: 0684800039

Condition: Fine


New York: Scribner, 1995. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A lovely copy of the second Cliff Janeway mystery. Signed by Dunning on the title page.Fine in like dust jacket. View more info

Libraries in the medieval and Renaissance periods (Rede lecture, 1894)

By: John Willis Clark

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Argonaut: 1968

Seller ID: 201010210171OFFNF16CL

Condition: Used: Very Good


Chicago: Argonaut, 1968. Hardcover. Reprint of Clark's lecture on libraries. No jacket. Lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners. Very Good. View more info