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Image for A Bibliography of the Published Works of Charles M. Russell

A Bibliography of the Published Works of Charles M. Russell

By: Yost, Karl and Frederic G. Renner

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press, 1971

Edition: 1st


#127 of 600 copies; dust jacket with tiny tears at top edge near spine and rear fold.With 42 illustrations, 18 in color. View more info

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Applied and Decorative Arts: A Bibliographic Guide

By: Ehresmann, Donald L.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Englewood, CO, Libraries Unlimited, 1993

Edition: 2nd


no dust jacket [as issued]. View more info

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Artists' Books in the Modern Era 1870-2000: The Reva and David Logan Collection of Illustrated Books

By: Johnson, Robert Flynn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, 2001

Edition: 1st


faint scratches to front cover.The catalogue of an exhibition at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, October 6, 2001 - January 6, 2002. 180 books are described and illustrated in color, many with multiple images. View more info

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Cover Stories: The Art of the Book Jacket

By: Pascale, Mark (introduction)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Printworks, 2010

Edition: 1st


The catalogue of the 30th anniversary exhibition, December 3, 2010 - February 12, 2011. Beautifully illustrates 68 dust jacket covers by 68 different artists. View more info

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Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers 1670-1870, Volume I--Main and Volume II--Supplement

By: Hamilton, Sinclair (introduction)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 1958, 1968

Edition: 1st


light foxing to top edge of text blocks.This is a catalogue of a collection of American books illustrated for the most part with woodcuts and wood engravings in the Princeton University Library. The catalogue in the main volume, published in 1958, consists of two main parts: I. American Book Illustration prior to the Nineteenth Century and II. American Book Illustration in the Nineteenth Century. Entries in Part I appear in chronological order from 1670 to 1800 and ... View more info

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Early Spanish Manuscript Illumination

By: Williams, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller, 1977

Edition: 1st


Illustrated with 40 color plates and 13 black and white figures. View more info

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Fine Bookbinding in the Twentieth Century

By: Lewis, Roy Harley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Arco Publishing, 1985


remainder dot on bottom edge of text block, dust jacket with band of yellowing at spine. View more info

Image for From Rollo to Tom Sawyer and Other Papers

From Rollo to Tom Sawyer and Other Papers

By: Jordan, Alice M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, The Horn Book, 1948

Edition: 1st


partly unopened; dust jacket with tiny chip at head of spine and small tear on front panel, light soiling to back panel.This volume of twelve essays is concerned with American children's books of the nineteenth century. The book was designed by the English illustrator and wood engraver, Nora S. Unwin. View more info

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Important American Voyages and Explorations, Oct 31, 1985

By: _________________

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's, 1985

Edition: 1st


fading to spine, small ink spots on back cover.43 lots in the auction. View more info

Image for Interior Design and Decoration: A Bibliography

Interior Design and Decoration: A Bibliography

By: Lackschewitz, Gertrud

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, The New York Public Library, 1961

Edition: 1st


exlib with soiling and abrasion to covers. View more info

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Pennsylvania German Illuminated Manuscripts

By: Borneman, Henry S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Dover, 1973


corrected republication.With 36 illustrations in color and 2 black and white plates. View more info

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Petrarch in America: A Survey of Petrarchan Manuscripts

By: Jasenas, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1974

Edition: 1st


lightly rubbed at extremities.The catalogue of an exhibition honoring the 600th anniversary of the death of Francis Petrarch. 24 manuscripts are described and illustrated. Includes a color frontispiece of Trionfi, Triumph of Time, ca. 1480. View more info

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Printing in Delaware 1761-1800

By: Rink, Evald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wilmington, Eleutherian Mills Historical Library, 1969

Edition: 1st


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Sources of Modern Architecture: A Critical Biography

By: Sharp, Dennis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Granada, 1981

Edition: 2nd


2nd edition, revised and enlarged; dust jacket sunned on spine.This unique guide to the literature of modern architecture has been completely revised, expanded and redesigned for its second edition. View more info

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Specimens: A Stevens-Nelson Paper Catalogue

By: _________________

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Stevens-Nelson Paper Corporation, 1953

Edition: 1st


leather spine, marbled boards, this copy presented to La Montag Bros, Inc., at one time one of the largest paper manufacturing and stationary companies in the United States; light wear to corners of paper-covered boards, 2 tissue guards with tears.A magnificent trade catalogue from the Stevens-Nelson Paper Corporation with 107 specimen sheets. View more info