Herrin IL: Trovillion Private Press, 1945. 1st edition. #42/496 cc. SIGNED. xii, 53 pp. Printed on Tuscany hand-made paper. Woodcut frontis by James Gutherie. 12mo. Violet paper-wrapper boards, with printed paper title onlay to spine & front board. Pictorial eps, by Margaret Ely Webb.
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Lopez, WA: Self-published, (1980). 1st edition. 112 pp [including index]. Illustrations and design by Martha Furey. 8vo. 21.5 cm x 14cm. Blue printed wrappers. A laymans guide to book repair.
Boston: Little Brown, 1928. 1st trade edition. 410 pp (including index). profusely illustrated, 8vo Paper wrapped boards with blue cloth spine and paper spine label. TEG. Housed in slipcase. More essays from one of the best known 20th century bibliophiles.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1947. 1st Edition. 124 ppg (including index). Illustrated. 8vo. Rough weave linen cloth. Dust jacket.
Bethesda, Maryland: National Library of Medicine, 1967. xii, 698 pp. 4to. Grey cloth binding.
San Francisco: Paul Elder & Co. 1913. Third Printing. xxi, , 171,  pp. B/w tipped-in plates. 12mo. 7" x 4-1/4". Terra-cotta cloth binding stamped with black & gilt. Printed buff dust jacket. Essays by author on the comfort found in classics of literature such as Shakespeare and Defoe. Printed...
New York and London. Funk & Wagnalls Co. Ca. 1912. Unpaginated. 6 pages on 3 sheets. 6-1/4" x 3-1/2". Loose sheets, black type. Publishers promotional leaflets only, not the books. Books advertised also are: "How to Argue and Win" and "15,000 Useful Phrases," by Kleiser; "The Health-Care of the Growing...
London: Collins, 1946. 1st edition. 48 pp. Wtih 8 plates in colour and 21 b/w illustrations. 8vo. Maroon printed boards.
San Francisco: The Colt Press, . One sheet folded. 12.5 x 15 in.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1954. (c.f. Olmsted 88). One sheet, folded. 28.5 x 22 cm. Self-wrappers.
Westminister: Published by Chas. J. Sawyer Ltd. 1927. 1st edition. Limited to 2000 copies. 2 volumes: xvi, 367, ; viii, 423, [1 (blank)] pp (including Index in Vol II). 100 illustrations. 8vo. Maroon cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine. TEG. Printed buff paper dust jackets. Vol I....
New York: ARCO Publishing, (1979). 1st edition. xiv, , 159 pp (including Index). Illustrated. 8vo. Red cloth with gold spine lettering. Red dust jacket.
San Francisco: Paul Elder and Company, 1921. 1st edition thus. LIMITED, of which this is no. 1014, SIGNED by the author. 275,  pp. Frontis + b/w photographic reproductions to inserted plates within. 8" x 5-3/4". Dark grey paper-covered binding, gilt stamped lettering to spine and front board. Buff printed paper DJ. Dark grey endpapers.
Baltimore: Bacchus Press Ltd. (1985). 1st edition. xiii, , 403, [1 (blank)] pp (including Index). Frontis. The occasional internal illustration. 8vo. Linen cloth binding with black stamped lettering. Red pictorial eps. Dust jacket.
New York: HarperCollins, (2001). 1st edition. xviii, , 636 pp (including Index). Illustrated. 8vo. Black cloth spine with peach-colored paper-wrapped boards. Pictorial eps. Orange dust jacket. Basbane's second installment, and another wonderful read, on the history/present-state of the world of books.
New York: Press of the Woolly Whale, [c. 1941]. One sheet. 8 x 14 cm. Contains a small reproduction of the title page of the book along with ordering & pricing information.