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61 Books on Books - Oxford University Press Some Account of the Oxford University Press, 1468-1921
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1922, 
[Books on Books - Oxford University Press]. Some Account of the Oxford University Press, 1468-1921 . Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1922. Pp. (4),[5]-111,(1), frontispiece, + 22 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering and tooling to front and spine. Contents: 1. Historical Sketch; 2. The Press To-Day (The Press at Oxford, The Press in the War, Wolvercote Paper Mill, The Press in London, Administration,Finance, Oxford Imprints, Catalogues and Advertisements, The Press and its Authors, Bibles and Prayer Books, Clarendon Press Books); 3. The Press Abr oad (India, Canada, Australasia, South Africa, China, Scandinavia, The United States); 4. Oxford Books (Oxford Series, Oxford Books on the Empire, TheOxford Standard, Illustrated Books, Official Publications, The Oxford Engl ish Dictionary, The Dictionary of National Biography, The Oxford Medical Publications, Oxford Books for Boys and Girls). Light browning to endpapers, else very good. 35.00

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62 Bookstore Catalogue - 19th Century - Halifax, N.S English & American Bookstore : Catalogue of Books, Stationery, School Supplies, Artists Materials, Wrapping Papers, Paper Bags, Twines, Fancy Goods, &c.
T.C. Allen & Co., Halifax, N.S., 1885, 
(Bookstore Catalogue - 19th Century – Halifax, N.S.). English & American Bookstore : Catalogue of Books, Stationery, School Supplies, Artists Materials, Wrapping Papers, Paper Bags, Twines, Fancy Goods, &c. Halifax, N.S.: T.C. Allen & Co., 124 and 126 Granville St., n.d. [1880s?]. Pp (2),[1]-24,(2).Illustrated. Small 8vo, printed grey stitched wrappers. A very good copy. Scarce. 45.00

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63 BOOTH, Richard, ed MILLS, Trevor. DANCE, S. Peter. CARTER, Brian. Book Collecting. in dj.
House of Collectibles, 1976, 
BOOTH, Richard, ed. Book Collecting. Florence, Alabama : House of Collectibles, (1976). Pp 192. Large 8vo, brick cloth. Very slight rubbing to bottom edge, else vg in rubbed, price-clipped dj. 40.00

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American Public Library.  1st US, BOSTWICK, Andrew F.
64 BOSTWICK, Andrew F. American Public Library. 1st US
D. Appleton and Company, 1910, 
BOSTWICK, Andrew F. The American Public Library. NY: D. Appleton and Company, 1910. Pp. 394 + thirty four illustrations. 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine. The development, growth and daily workings of the modern day library in the United States. Spine slightly faded, blindstamp to title page, else vg. 50.00

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Bibliography and Textual Criticism: The Lyell Lectures Oxford Trinity Term 1959.  in dj., BOWERS, Fredson
65 BOWERS, Fredson Bibliography and Textual Criticism: The Lyell Lectures Oxford Trinity Term 1959. in dj.
Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 1964, 
BOWERS, Fredson. Bibliography and Textual Criticism: The Lyell Lectures Oxford Trinity Term 1959. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1964. Pp 207. 8vo, blue cloth. Very good in slightly nicked, price-clipped dustjacket. 50.00

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66 BOWERS, Fredson, (ed.) BEAURLINE, L.A., associate ed. Studies in Bibliography : Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia. Volume Nineteen
Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville, 1966, 
BOWERS, Fredson, ed. Studies in Bibliography : Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia. Volume Nineteen. Edited by FredsonBowers. L.A. Beaurline, associate editor. Charlottesville: published for T he Bibliographical Society of the Unviersity of Virginia, University Press of Virginia, 1966. Pp. (6),[1]-282. 8vo, brown cloth with printed paper title label to front board and spine. Contents: Franklin B. Williams, Jr.'s "Commendatory Verses: The Rise of the Art of Puffing"; William E. Miller's "Printers and Stationers in the Parish of St. Giles Cripplegate 1561-1640"; Fredson Bowers's "Today's Shakespeare Texts, and Tomorrow's"; Edward M. White's "Thackeray's Contributions to Fraser's Magazine"; Rollo G. Silver's "The Costs of Mathew Carey's Printing Equipment"; G. Thomas Tanselle's "Press Figures in America: Some Preliminary Observations"; S.P. Rosenbaum's "The Spoils of Poynton: Revisions and Editions"; Paul R. Baumgartner's "The Date of Cocke Lorelles Bote"; Charles A. Huttar's "Wyatt and the Several Editions of The Court of Venus"; Sidney Thomas's "The Printing of Greenes Groatsworth of Witte and Kind-Harts Dreame"; Robert K. Turner, Jr.'s "Reappearing Types as Bibliographical Evidence"; Norman E. Carlson's "Wither and the Stationers"; C.M. Armitage's "Identification of New York Public Library Manuscript 'Suckling Collection' and of Huntington Manuscript 198"; Shirley Strum Kenny's "Two Scenes by Addison in Steele's Tender Husband"; R.S. Woof's "A Coleridge-Wordsworth Manuscript and 'Sarah Hutchinson's Poets'"; G.E. Bentley, Jr.'s "The Date of Blake's Pickering Manuscript or The Way of the Poet With Paper"; William B. Todd's "Arithmetic Colophons in Nineteenth-Century Books"; R.H.W. Dillard's "The Writer's Best Solace: Textual Revisions in Ellen Glasgow's The Past"; and Derek A. Clarke and Howell J. Heaney's "A Selective Check List of Bibliographical Scholarship for 1964". Very good. Ex-libris contributor S.P. Rosenbaum (with name inked to ffep). 25.00

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67 BOWERS, Fredson, (ed.). BEAURLINE, L.A., associate ed. Studies in Bibliography : Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia. Volume Eighteen.
Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville, 1965, 
BOWERS, Fredson, ed. Studies in Bibliography : Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia. Volume Eighteen. Edited by FredsonBowers. L.A. Beaurline, associate editor. Charlottesville: published for T he Bibliographical Society of the Unviersity of Virginia, University Press of Virginia, 1966. Pp. (8),(3)-312,(2). 8vo, blue cloth with printed paper title label to front board and spine. Contents: G. Thomas Tanselle's "The Historiography of American Literary Publishing"; George B. Pace's "The Chaucerian Proverbs"; Frank B. Evans's "The Printing of Spenser's Faerie Queene in 1596"; R.C. Bald's "Dr. Donne and the Booksellers"; William B. Todd's "ABibliographical Account of The Gentleman's Magazine, 1831-1854"; W.D. Pade n's "Tennyson's 'The Lover's Tale', R.H. Shepherd, and T.J. Wise"; AntonineHruby's "A Quantitative Solution to the Ambiguity of Three Texts"; William R. Manierre II's "A Description of 'Paterna': The Unpublished Autobiograph y of Cotton Mather"; S.P. Rosenbaum's "Emily Dickinson and the Machine"; William L. Howarth's "'The Red Badge of Courage' Manuscript: New Evidence fora Critical Edition"; Curt F. Buhler's "The First Edition of Ficino's 'De C hristiana Religione': A Problem of Bibliographical Description"; George Walton Williams's "The Printer and the Date of 'Romeo and Juliet' Q4"; Robert K. Turner's "The Printing of 'A King and No King'"; John T. Shawcross's "The Date of the Separate Edition of Milton's 'Epitaphium Damonis'"; T.J. King's "Shirley's 'Coronation' and 'Love Will Find Out the Way': Erroneous Title-Pages"; Dean H. Keller's "A Checklist of the Writings of Albion W. Tourgee (1838-1905)"; William White's "Whitman's 'Leaves of Grass': Notes on the Pocketbook (1889) Edition"; David V. Erdman's "Blake's 'Jerusalem': Plate 3Fully Restored"; Christopher Ricks's "A Note on Tennyson's 'Ode on the Dea th of the Duke of Wellington'"; and Derek A. Clarke and Howell J. Haney's "A Selective Checklist of Bibliographical Scholarship for 1963". Very good. Ex-libris contributor S.P. Rosenbaum (with name inked to ffep). 25.00

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68 BOWMAN, John Gabbert) Henry Clay Frick Fine Arts Library None Can See the Limits of its Reach : An informal catalogue for an exhibition of eighty-six books selected from The Henry Clay Frick Fine Arts Library and held in Memory of John Gabbert Bowman 1879-1963, Chancellor of The University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh, 1964, 
(BOWMAN, John Gabbert). None Can See the Limits of its Reach : An informal catalogue for an exhibition of eighty-six books selected from The Henry Clay Frick Fine Arts Library and held in Memory of John Gabbert Bowman 1879-1963, Chancellor of The University of Pittsburgh 1921-1945, Spring 1964. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh, Spring 1964. Pp. 52. Large 8vo, decorative grey and white card covers, black lettering to front. Some sunning to spine and covers, else vg. 30.00

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69 BOYLE, Gertrude M. (ed.) COLBECK, Marjorie (asst. ed.) CAMPBELL, Henry C. (intro.) Bibliography of Canadiana : First Supplement. reprint
Public Library, 1969, 
BOYLE, Gertrude M. (ed.). Assisted by Marjorie COLBECK. A Bibliography of Canadiana : First Supplement : Being items in the Public Library of Toronto,Canada, relating to the early history and development of Canada. With an I ntroduction by Henry C. Campbell. Toronto: The Public Library, (1969). Reprint (originally published in 1959). Pp. 333. 8vo, maroon cloth, green spinelabel with gilt lettering, top edge pink. Vg. 40.00

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Annals of American Bookselling 1638-1850, BOYNTON, Henry Wallcott ROSENBLUM, Joseph (intro.)
70 BOYNTON, Henry Wallcott ROSENBLUM, Joseph (intro.) Annals of American Bookselling 1638-1850
Oak Knoll Books, 1991, 
BOYNTON, Henry Wallcott. Annals of American Bookselling 1638-1850. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Books, 1991. Pp. 209. 8vo, off white cloth with brown inset and gilt lettering. From the Oak Knoll Series on The History of Books. Light smudge to front cover, else vg. 50.00

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Moderne Deutsche Gebrauchs--ExLibris, BRAUNGART, Richard
71 BRAUNGART, Richard Moderne Deutsche Gebrauchs--ExLibris
Franz Hanfstaengl, 1922, 
BRAUNGART, Richard. Das Moderne Deutsche Gebrauchs--ExLibris. München: Franz Hanfstaengl, 1922. Pp. 101, [3] with over 400 illustrations. Text in German. 8vo, pressed grey cloth with blue floral border, blue and black lettering to front. A collection of over 400 early 20th century bookplates. Half inch tear to mid spine, some wear to head and tail of spine, boards rubbed, previous owner's name inked to ffep, else vg. 70.00

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Neue Deutsche Exlibris, BRAUNGART, Richard
72 BRAUNGART, Richard Neue Deutsche Exlibris
Franz Hanfstaengl, Munchen, 1914, 
BRAUNGART, Richard. Neue Deutsche Exlibris. Mit Einleitendem Text von Richard Braungart. Munchen : Franz Hanfstaengl, n.d. [ca.1914]. Pp 45 + 84 leaves of bookplates with corresponding leaf identifying the illustrator. 8vo, vellum spine, marbled boards. A book of German bookplates with 84 reproductions. Edgeworn and rubbed covers, foxing to preliminary leaves and waterstain to top corner of last few leaves, previous owner's bookplate, else very good. 350.00

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Neue Deutsche Exlibris.  2nd ed ltd, BRAUNGART, Richard
73 BRAUNGART, Richard Neue Deutsche Exlibris. 2nd ed ltd
Franz Hanfstaengl, 1919, 
BRAUNGART, Richard. Neue Deutsche Exlibris. München: Franz Hanfstaengl, (Mai)1919. Zweite Folge. Pp. [6], vii-xxxv + 96 plates, each preceded by a leaf identifying the illustrator. 4to, half vellum with decorative gilt to spine, green gilt lettered panel, brown and purple marbled paper covered boards, t.e.g. The edition was limited to 1000 copies, this being no. 728. Spinerubbed with some soiling, gilt lettering to label almost completely gone, paper chipped along inside edge with some wear, last plate detached but present, bookplate to front paste-down, else a very nice copy. 250.00

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74 Breakwater Books Breakwater Books 1979 January-June
Breakwater Books, St. John's, 1979, 
(Breakwater Books). Breakwater Books 1979 January-June. (St. John's : Breakwater Books, 1979). Pp (32). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated white stapled card covers. A catalogue of books published by Breakwater Books, "Canada's Atlantic Publisher". Very good. 10.00

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75 BREATNACH, Padraig A. Four Masters and Their Manuscripts : Studies in Palaeography and Text. First Edition in dustjacket.
School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Dublin, 2013, ISBN:9781855002241 
BREATNACH, Padraig A. The Four Masters and Their Manuscripts : Studies in Palaeography and Text. Dublin: School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, (2013). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xiii,(1),1-206,(4). Illustrated with manuscript facsimiles. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Led by Borther Michel O Cleirigh, O.F.M., the Four Masters worked together between 1630 and 1636 to cmpile a series of historical tracts and records that are among the most important Irish writings from any century. No part of these productions was destined to appear in print in the years following completion, but in all cases autograph manuscripts survivedthe intervening centuries. The distinction of 'The Four Masters and their manuscripts' is that it treats the compilers as scribes as well as chroniclers, and their collaboration as combining individual endeavours, capable ofbeing differentiated through palaeographical and textual analysis. The scr ibal styles and independent manuscript legacy of each of the two most outstanding members of the group Michel O Cleirigh and Cu Coigcriche O Cleirigh are documented here for the first time. A final chapter looks to their lives and those of their two associates Fear Feasa O Maoil Chonaire and Cu Coigcriche O Duibhgeannain in the aftermath of their joint enterprise, when warand conquest impacted around them with destructive consequences for the cu lture and learned institutions of Gaelic Ireland." - from the dustjacket. Very good in crisp dustjacket. 40.00

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Book Printing in Britain and America : A Guide to the Literature and a Directory of Printers.  1st US no dj, BRENNI, Vito J.
76 BRENNI, Vito J. Book Printing in Britain and America : A Guide to the Literature and a Directory of Printers. 1st US no dj
Greenwood Press, 1983, 
BRENNI, Vito J. Book Printing in Britain and America : A Guide to the Literature and a Directory of Printers. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, (1983). Second US Edition. Pp. 163. 8vo, navy and cream coloured cloth, gilt lettering to front. Vg. 60.00

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77 BRINGHURST, Robert, comp. HOFFER, William) Ocean Paper Stone : The catalogue of an exhibition of printed objects whichchronicle more than a century of literary publishing in British Columbia. signed.
William Hoffer, Vancouver, 1984, ISBN:091975807x 
BRINGHURST, Robert, comp. Ocean Paper Stone : The catalogue of an exhibition of printed objects which chronicle more than a century of literary publishing in British Columbia . Compiled by Robert Bringhurst. Vancouver: William Hoffer, 1984. Pp. (6),7-111,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, printed white card covers with ochre and black lettering to front and spine. A beautifully printed catalogue of British Columbian literary paper-works. "This catalogue and description of a small but representative part of the whole body of literary publishing in British Columbia, brought together by Robert Bringhurst in spite of the dangers which lurk in unknown continents, in a country which does not possess even rudimentary bibliographies of its own movements and presses, and which forgets more quickly than it learns, will be important oneday." - from the notoriously curmudgeonly Hoffer's prefatory note. Very go od. Signed without inscription by Bringhurst on the half-title leaf. 40.00

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78 BRITTAIN, Frederick Oar, Scull and Rudder : A Bibliography of Rowing
Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, London, 1930, 
BRITTAIN, Frederick, (comp.). Oar, Scull and Rudder : A Bibliography of Rowing. With a preface by Steve Fairbairn. London : Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1930. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xii,[1]-112. Small 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Howard-Hill, Bibliography of British Literary Bibliographies, 2nd ed. 2276f. "The first part, whicn is limited to descriptions of books and pamphlets published independently, contains about240 items. Nearly all of these are devoted entirely to rowing, or to rowin g and closely allied sports. Excluding the few which are concerned only in a minor degree with rowing, 140 of the books and pamphlets are in English (including 5 published in British colonies and 17 in the United States), 48 in German, 15 in French (including 1 published in Belgium), 7 in Norwegian,7 in Dutch (including 1 published in Belgium), 5 in Italian, 2 in Swedish, 2 in Danish, and 1 each in Russian, Polish, and Spanish. The second part, which is limited to articles on rowing published in periodicals and encyclopaedias, contains about 700 items. Those included under each year are further arranged in alphabetical order of the periodicals in which they appear. I have frequently given a summary of the contents of an article instead of an exact reproduction of a vague title. The compilation of this part was particularly difficult in the later years, owing to the fact that some important periodicals have long since abandoned the publication of an annual index, so that 1 have often had to examine every number in order to pick out articles on rowing." - p.[ix]. Part I. Independent Works: (a). Before the general adoption of sliding seats in 1873; (b). From the general adoption of sliding seats in 1873 to the end of the nineteenth century; (c). The twentieth century. Part II. Articles in Periodicals: (a). Before the general adoption of sliding seats in 1873; (b). From the invention of sliding seats to the end of the nineteenth century; (c). The twentieth century. With an index. "The story has not been without its controversies, in whicn I have taken my full share; but this book is impartial and attempts to give references to all the literature of the subject. I think therefore that many old oarsmen will want to possess this book, to refer themselves to a literature whichwill tell them how, in these hundred years, the art has been built up, and perhaps to remind them of their own contests and triumphs." - from the pre face. Brittain provides many useful annotations, particularly in Part I. Light wear to cloth and spine ends, else very good. Scarce. 175.00

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79 Broadside - New Brunswick - Post Office Department). STEADMAN, James. Table Showing the Total Amount of Postage to be Collected in New Brunswick upon Book Packets Addressed to the Undermentioned Places
Post Office Department, Fredericton, 1863, 
(Broadside - New Brunswick - Post Office Department). Table Showing the Total Amount of Postage to be Collected in New Brunswick upon Book Packets Addressed to the Undermentioned Places. [An alphabetical list of countries from Aden to Wurttemburg.] "Printed Books, Periodical Publications, or Pamphlets, under 48 oz. in weight, can be forwarded by Post in New Brunswick, at the rate of one cent an oz. Pamplets, Periodicals, and Books, to pass at theabove rates, must be sent without a cover, or in a cover open at the sides or ends. No words or marks (except the name and address of the person to w hom sent,) shall be written on any Newspaper, Pamphlet, Book, Periodical, Parliamentary or Government paper. Any violation of these Regulations will subject such Newspapers, Pamphlets, Periodicals, or Books, &c. to be treatedin every respect as Letters. Post Office Department, Fredericton, October, 1863. James Steadman, Postmaster General." Single sheet, printed one side only, 10.25 inches wide by 25 inches high. James Steadman (1818 - 1913) wasa lawyer, judge and political figure in New Brunswick. He represented West morland in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick from 1854 to 1856 and from 1857 to 1865. He served in the Executive Council from 1860 to 1865 as Postmaster General. Vertical and horizontal folds, five inch tear to lower horizontal fold, some browning, else very good. 200.00

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80 BROOKS, I. R. MARSHALL, A. M. Native Education in Canada and the United States: a Bibliography
University of Calgary, Calgary, 1976, 
BROOKS, I. R. and MARSHALL, A. M. Native Education in Canada and the UnitedStates: A Bibliography. Calgary: University of Calgary, (1976). Pp.(2),iii -xi,(2),2-298,(2). 8vo, red board covers with gold lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. North America. 2. Issues. 3. Curriculum and Instruction.4. Reading and Language. 5. Programs, Projects and Resource Centres. 6. Ac hievements, Aspirations and Dropouts. 7. Sociological Factors Related to Natives. 8. Psychological (Affective Factors) Related to Natives. 9. Psychological (Cognitive) Factors Related to Natives. Owner's name in ink on insidepage, light spotting to edges, errata sticker to copyright page, else vg. 15.00

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