Limited edition of 120 copies. Francestown, Typographeum, 2000. 24,5 cm x 16,5 cm. 25 pages. Original Softcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.
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The Book-Hunter. A new Edition with a Memoir of the Author.
Second Edition. Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sone, 1882. 19 x 23 cm, x, civ, 427 pages. Frontispiece showing the author: etching by W.B.Hole. A duo-tone lithograph of ‘A nook in the author’s library’ before page 1 of the main text. Original gilt-stamped cloth. Gilt titles on spine. Very good condition. Head and Tail of spine bumped and rubbed. Tissue Guard for frontispiece missing, otherwise a very good copy. with very minor shelf wear and signs of use. Small booksellers stamp (John Smith and Son, Glasgow) and printed label (‘Of this Book one thousand copies have been printed for sale in Great Britain of which this is number 492’) glued to front paste down. Very small (5 mm) closed tear to front free end paper. Author’s signature tipped in on half title page. All edges deckle with some dust and age darkening.
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The Book-Hunter. ETC.
A New Edition, with Portrait. Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons, 1889. 14 x 19 cm, x, 427 pages. With a frontispiece and few small decorations in text. Quarter Leather with red clothed hard covers. Gilt title on spine. Fore and tail edge deckle. Very good condition. Some shelf wear, rubbing and bumping. Edges age darkened. Very mild foxing, mainly to end papers.
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The Illuminated Book: Its History and Production. New edition, revised and augmented with the assistance of Dr. Reinhold Regensburger.
London, Faber and Faber, 1967. 18 x 26cm. 514 pages, with colour and black and white illustrations. Original hardcover with dustjacket in protective wrapper. Ex-library, with the usual stamps and markings. Some signs of shelf wear to edges, text block a little shaky, otherwise in very good condition.
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Prompta Bibliotheca canonica, juridica, moralis, theologica nec non ascetica, polemica, rubricistica, historica.
Contains: Tomus Quartus (F-G-H-J), Tomus Quintus (I-K-L), Tomus Sextus (M-N-O) Venetiis (Venice), Typis Modesti Fentii. 1778. 39 x 25 cm. 228, 227, 276 pages. With a few small decorations within the text. Contemporary Vellum. Red speckled edges. Very good condition. Minor shelf wear, rubbing and bumping. Dust dulled edges. Half of the spine label missing. Otherwise in excellent condition.
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Catalogue of Manuscripts preserved in the Chapter Library of Worcester Cathedral.
First Edition. Oxford, Printed for the Worcestershire Historical Society by James Parker and Co., 1906. 16 x 25 cm, xviii, 196 pages. With a large fold-out Frontispiece and three other B&W Plates. Quarter leather and cloth. Hard Cover. Gilt title on spine. Very good condition. Shelf wear and age darkened throughout. Small losses to spine (head and tail). Small amounts of foxing, mainly to title page. Text block clean and bright. Edges age darkened. Minor rubbing and bumping to corners and spine.
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Report on Franciscan Manuscripts. Preserved at the Convent, Merchants’ Quay, Dublin. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of his Majesty.
Dublin, Printed for his Majesty’s Stationary Office by John Falconer, 1906. 24 x 15 cm. xii, 296 pages, x. Quarter black leather over green cloth. Hard cover. Gilt title and decorations on spine. Very good condition. Some rubbing and bumping to corners, spine and boards. Some fading / discoloration to boards. Browning to end papers. Internally very clean. Edges dust dulled. Small label glued to front paste down ( Waterford News – Printing and Binding Works)
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Papermaking. The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft.
London, Pleiades Books, 1947. 16 x 23 cm, xxiv, 611 pages, xxxvii (index). Frontispiece and numerous B&W illustrations throughout the book.Foldout illustration and foldout map included. Original blue cloth with gilt title on front board and on spine. No dust jacket. Spine, corners and edges faintly bumped and rubbed. Edges darkened. Ink stamp of previous owner on fron pastedown and page 317 (see image). Some ink staining to fore edge. Mild foxing to first few pages, otherwise a bright clean text block.
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An Autograph Collection and the making of it.
First Edition. London, Ernest Benn Limited, 1930. 21 x 14 cm. 292 pages. With several full page illustrations. Original half cloth over decorated cloth boards. Gilt title on spine. Very good condition. Mild rubbing and bumping to binding. Edges dust dulled. Some pencil annotations inside. A newspaper review of the book is glued to the rear end paper.
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