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The Power of Print -- and Men

By: Dreier, Thomas

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Brooklyn NY, Mergenthaler Linotype Co.: 1963

Seller ID: 009197

Condition: Very Good

165 pp. From the library of the (Daytona Beach) News-Journal with large "Property of" stampings on front and rear endpapers. Front hinge mostly exposed, binding still fairly firm. Foxing on end papers and apparently 2, front and rear, have been ripped out. Text complete. No markings. Brown and gray art deco covers, matching abstract Art Deco color illustrations setting off each chapter. Rear material includes a 25-pp script of a radio show titled "Salute to the Modern Newspaper," paying tribute to the German immigrant who invented the linotype machine. His saga is presented in ... View more info

An Informal History of W.B. Saunders Company: On the Occasion of Its Hundredth Anniversary, 1e

By: Dusseau MA, John L.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Saunders/Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1988

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009361

ISBN: 072162801X

Condition: New

269 pp. As new, scarlet cloth with embossed image of the Saunders Building, gilt titling. Tight binding, text clean. A detailed history of the W. B. Saunders medical publishing company in Philadelphia, along with a discussion of medical publishing trends in general. Includes many photos of its executives and authors. Chronology and index. Size: 4to -- 10 in Tall View more info

A Sign and a witness: 2,000 years of Hebrew books and illuminated manuscripts (Studies in Jewish history)

By: Gold, Leonard Singer, Ed.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press/NY Public Library: 1988

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010216

ISBN: 0871044099

Condition: Very Good +

224 pp., 16 color plates, checklist of the exhibition, bibliography, glossary, contributors, index of illustrations. Light wear, cover curled, no markings, no spine creasing. Foreword by Vartan Gregorian. Introduction by Gold. Articles include "The Dead Sea Scrolls: Light on the Text and the Canon of the Bible," Frank Moore Cross; "How Hebrew Manuscripts are Made," Malachi Beit-Arie, "The Decoration of Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts," Evelyn M. Cohen; "The Hebrew Manuscript as a Source for the Study of History and Literature," Menahem Schmelzer; "The Hebrew Boo... View more info

A Guide to the Exhibition of The Arts of the Book

By: Ivins, W.M., Jr.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1924

Edition: First Printing.

Seller ID: 010226

Condition: Fair +

96 pp., 18 illustrations. Front cover has scuffing, soil, two small holes near spine, barely attached. Textblock still sturdy, light toning, no markings. Guide to a 1924 Met display on early printing, illustration and illumination. Includes a table of important dates in early printing. Only 1,000 copies in the first print run. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall View more info

A New History of Stereotyping

By: Kubler, George

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, SelfPublished: 1941

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010330

Condition: Fair -

361 pp. Book in fragile condition with most of spine rubbled away, boards attached but loose, some grease marks on rear cover. Text clean, numerous plates. OK as reading copy. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in. View more info

The Overstreet Comic Books Price Guide

By: Overstreet, Robert M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Avon Books (Hearst): 1996

Edition: 26th Edition.

Seller ID: 002504

ISBN: 0380787784

Condition: Very Good +

712 pp. Nearly new, with pre-publication marketing notice laid in. Slight rippling of corners. Binding strong, no markings. Overall, nearly new. 5.5 by 8.5-inch format. An encyclopedic guide to the comic book market, with historical notes, an annual report, many color illustrations of covers. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The New York Public Library (R) Guide to Reading Groups

By: Saal, Rollene

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Business (Crown Publishers): 1995

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010261

ISBN: 0517700107

Condition: Near Fine

180 pp. Close to new, no markings. A former Saturday Review editor provides guidance for organizing and operating a book club. Plus more than 30 suggested reading lists on various topics (Southern writers, science fiction, gay, ghosts, literary lives, Russian writers, African American, etc.) Size: 8mo -- 8 in Tall View more info

Genealogical & Local History Books in Print, Vol. 5

By: Schreiner, Bette A. And Kamm Y., Eds.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Maine, N.Y., GBIP-NY Branch: 1992

Edition: 4th Edition, 2nd Supplement.

Seller ID: 003051

ISBN: 0891571361

Condition: Very Good

376 pp. A few notes on inside rear cover, no other marks. Covers lightly curled, faint crease mark on spine. Sturdy binding. A checklist-type compilation of books relating to genealogy and local history sources in various states and counties. Some entries are annotated. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Graywolf Annual Five: Multi-cultural Literacy: Opening the American Mind

By: Simonson, Rick and Walker, Scott, Eds.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: St. Paul, Minnesota, Greywolf Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003280

ISBN: 1555971148

Condition: Near Fine

188 pp. A collection of 13 essays about ways to structure education to recognize the diversity of the American population. Contributors include James Baldwinn, Carlos Fuentes, Michelle Cliff, Wendell Berry and others. Includes a checklist of terms and titles that test one's multicultural literacy. View more info