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THE DARD HUNTER PAPER MUSEUM

By: Hunter, Dard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Appleton, The Institute of Paper Chemistry: N.D.

Seller ID: 195

Condition: Fine


8vo (6¼" x 9¼"). pp.12; with fold-out guide. Stiff cream colored staplebound wraps with titles and logo of the Institute of Paper Chemistry in brown. Includes a photograph of, and visual guide to Hunter's collections at the museum. View more info

THE GOLDEN BOOK THE STORY OF FINE BOOKS AND BOOKMAKING -- PAST AND PRESENT

By: McMurtrie, Douglas C.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Chicago, Pascal Covici: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201

Condition: Very Good +


R8vo (7¼" x 9¾"). pp. [xvi]; 406; Notes; Index. One of 2000 copies. Dark blue vertically ribbed cloth with fanfare-style design and titles stamped in gold on both covers and spine. Gold interstecting ring dentelles. t.e.g. Laid paper watermarked with McMurtrie's initials. Scarce gold dust jacket with binding design repeated in black. Illustrated throughout with vingette and full page reproductions of historic texts and includes floriated initials and headpieces... View more info

JOHN HARRIS’S BOOKS FOR YOUTH 1801-1843

By: Moon, Marjorie

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Folkstone, Dawson Publishing: 1992

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 50

Condition: Very good +


C4to (10” x 7 ½ “). pp. xvi, 206. Black cloth boards with titles stamped in gold on spine. A catalog of Harris’s Publications, biographical notes, five appendices including: Tommy Trip's Museum, Mature Works, Harris's Cabinet of Amusement, Contemporary Reviews and a Directory of Harris's book printers; chronological index of earliest known editions and title index. 60 b/w photographic reproductions of illustrations, title pages and contemporary advertisements of ... View more info

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THE LARGER CATECHISM AGREED UPON BY THE ASSEMBLY OF DIVINES AT WESTMINSTER...

By: [Early American Imprint; Printing History; Stereotype]; Assembly of Devines at Westminster; M'Leod, Alexander

Price: $625.00

Publisher: New York, Stereotyped and Printed by J. Watts & Co. for Whiting & Watson, Theological and Classical Booksellers: June, 1813

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1279


12mo (4¼" X 7¼"). pp. 142. FIRST BOOK STEREOTYPED IN AMERICA. Contemporary speckled sheep with black morocco spine label and 5 sets of double rules dividing the spine into six compartments. The title page of this extremely scarce theological work states: “The first book ever stereotyped in America.” This statement is correct, in that this is the first book printed from stereotype plates made in the United States. In 1812, the Philadelphia Bible Society had already... View more info