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Early American Books & Printing. With Illustrations.

By: Winterrich, John T.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 12916

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Number 130 of 300 large paper copies signed by the author.[xii], 253 pages; illustrations; index, subscribers; red cloth with black/gilt label on spine, boxed with paper label (black). A history of printing in the United States, both colonial and early Republic. Fine clean copy in a lightly worn publisher's slip case. View more info

Why Collect Books? : To the Prospective Competitor in the Purdue University Book Collecting Contest

By: Winterrowd, W. H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press: 1937

Seller ID: 016695

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Staple bound with blue cardstock cover, decorated paper label on front. 16 pages. A short essay on the importance of book collecting, by W. H. Winterrowd, President of the Purdue Alumni Association and Vice President of Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia. View more info

Literary Haunts & Homes: American Authors

By: Wolfe, Theodore F.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5440

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Discusses homes and haunts of Hawthorne, Emerson, Alcott, Thoreau, Longfellow, Lowell, Whittier, Howells, Holmes, Parkman, Fuller, Kipling, Twain, Howells, etc. View more info

Eighteenth-Century American Fiction

By: Wright, Lyle H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Frederick R. Goff: 1951

Seller ID: 015817

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Stapled, paper covered booklet. From cover, "Offprint from Essays Honoring Lawrence C. Wroth 1951". Some bending at corners. 16 pages. An essay and bibliography about American fiction in the 1700's. View more info

Benjamin Franklin : Printer at Work

By: Wroth, Lawrence

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York City, New York, Privately Printed: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015834

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Publisher's cloth binding with illustration of two printing types in black on front. 81 pages with 8 illustrations in green ink. Lawrence C. Wroth (1884-1970) was a prolific American historian and expert on the printing trade in early America. This volume is a reprint of a profile of Benjamin Franklin concentrating on his years as a printer, first published in 1943. Also included is "A Dissertation on Liberty and Necessity, Pleasure and Pain", an essay printed an... View more info

A History of the Printed Book, Being the Third Number of the Dolphin

By: Wroth, Lawrence C., Editor

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, The Limited Editions Club: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7295

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Black cloth. 507 double columned pages, plus advertising section and colophon. Former owner's bookplate. Articles included are: 1. The Heritage of the Manuscript, by Hellmut Lehmann-Haupt. 2. The Invention of Printing, by Otto W. Fuhrmann. 3. The Spread of Printing in the Fifteenth Century, by Erich von Rath, translated by Aileen Calderwood. 4. The Sixteenth Century, by A.F. Johnson. 5. The Seventeenth Century, by Margaret Bingham Stillwell. 6. The Eighteenth Century, by... View more info

J. Johnson, Typ." Oddments from his Typographia or the Printers' Instructor with an Original Leaf Therefrom

By: Wulling, Emerson G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: La Crosse, Wisconsin, Sumac Press`: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 018787

Condition: As New

396 copies printed. This is one of the harcover copies (half of the edition bound in wrapppers, the other half in cloth). Singed by Wulling at the colophon. Unpaginated, but 23 pages, including leaf and colophon, complete. Illustrated. 4 1/2 x 7 inches. View more info

Two Autograph Letters

By: Youmans, E.L. And Kate

Price: $60.00

Publisher: 1878

Seller ID: 6448

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Two letters, both 5 x 8", 6 pages. The first, from Kate Youmans, from Keene Valley, Aug.1878 is to an unidentified man who has sent her a manuscript of a book about the Hawaiian Islands which he hopes to republish. She commiserates about the difficulties he has had with publishers, says she has asked her husband for advice and he reports that Mr. Bunce says to send the manuscript along for consideration. She enjoyed the book and descriptions of food, fauna, etc. in H... View more info

On Art Binding, A Monograph.

By: Zahn, Otto

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Memphis, Tennessee, S.C. Toof & Company: 1904

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 12947

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Copy Number 464 from 1075 copies printed and signed by the author. 54 pages; illustrations; paper wrapper (5 x 7 inch) with title on the cover. Discoloration along the edges and spine. Otherwise, a very good clean copy. View more info