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1 Ten Years and William Shakespeare: A Survey of the Publishing Activities of The Limited Editions Club from October 1929 to October 1940
The Limited Editions Club 1940 Cloth Good Limited Edition Size: Approx. 8 1/2 " x 12" Photographs 
Contents: Books as Printed Books; Books as Illustrated Books; Books as Literature; ...and William Shakespeare; A Bibliography and an Index. 82 pp. Circular rubbing on front cover down to boards along spine edge. Otherwise covers are Good. Damp stain? along top edge of front/back endpapers-doesn't go through. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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2 Aitken, Neil (ed.) THE HUNTED BOOKSHOP: BOOKSHOPS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Gabriola, British Columbia A Reflections Book 1996 0-9692570-8-2 / 9780969257080 Trade Paperback Very Good Bookhunting Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 
A Book Lover's Guide and Miscellany. The list of bookstores may be dated and incorrect, but the miscellany is still fresh and unchanged. 92 pp. Trade paperback. Minor wear to cover corners and edges, covers curved from reading, fingerprint smudges on glossy covers. Interior tight, clean. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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3 Bradley, Van Allen B/w photos GOLD IN YOUR ATTIC
New York Fleet Publishing Corporation New York 1958 First Edition Cloth Very Good+ Good+ Book Collecting Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 8" B/w Photos 
light rubbing, price clipped. 1st (?) blue cloth 277pp. At the time of writing this book, Van Allen Bradley was the literary editor of the Chicago Daily News. It "is designed to be a highly useful reference work for both the expert and casual collector of rare old books,limited and first editions. An easy to follow guide including a checklist and many actual photographs of thousands of rare American books and first editions worth $25 to $25,000. This edition and many which followed eventually became Bradley's THE BOOK COLLECTOR'S HANDBOOK OF VALUES, which went through several editions before Bradley's passing. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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4 Dykes, Jeff MY DOBIE COLLECTION
College Station, TX Texas A&M University Press 1971 Wraps Very Good+ Book Guide Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 " Photographs 
Keep-Sake Number One. Friends of the Texas A&M University Library. 43 pp. Brown stiff paper wraps with gold image of roadrunner and Frank Dobie's signature on front. Small ink stains on back cover. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG+ condition. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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5 Fitch, George Hamlin COMFORT FOUND IN GOOD OLD BOOKS
Sab Francisco Paul Elder and Company 1916 Cloth Good+ to Very Good- Old Books Size: Approx. 4 1/4" x 7" Sepia Illustrations (Monochromatic brown photography) 
171 pp. including Index and Bibliography. 32 tipped in facsimiles. gilt lettering on front cover and spine faint. Mildly rubbed around edges, otherwise covers are Very Good. On front endpaper, small bookstore sticker in lower corner. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. Charming little book. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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6 Hoffman, Hester R. The Reader's Advisor: An Annotated Guide to the Best in Print in Literature, Biographies, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Bibles, Classics, Drama, Poetry, Fiction, Science, Philosophy, Travel, History,
New York R.R. Bowker 1964 10th Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Cloth Good Books on Books Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 10 1/4" 
1292 pp. including index. Blue covers with white lettering on front cover and spine. Spine's top edge, small piece fraying. Overall covers are Good or better. ex. library markings on title page. Front endpaper with library pocket residue? Previous owner's name: Ed Woodworth stamped. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. Thick book. Could require extra postage. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 J & S Rare Books and Graphics FIRST BOOKS OF AMERICAN AND BRITISH AUTHORS: J&S CATALOGUE NO. 23
Chicago J & S Rare Books and Graphics Paper Cover Very Good- Book Collecting Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 8 1/4" Photographs 
Catalog put out by J & S Rare Books and Graphics, 1301 S. Wabash, Chicago, Ill. listing First Books of American and British Authors with prices. No date. 40 pp. Color illustrated front cover. Top corner of entire catalog bumped, otherwise it is in Very Good condition. Some photographs of book covers and spines. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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8 Lakeside Press EXTRA BINDING AT THE LAKESIDE PRESS
Chicago R. R. Donnelley & Sons 1925 Boards Good to Good+ Book Collecting Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 10 1/4" Plates 
A catalogue of fine binding done by the press under direction of Alfred de Sauty. 19 pp. plus 29 Full Page Plates of Bindings. Frontis. Plate in color. Other illustrations in the text. paper-covered boards, printed label on front cover. Mildly rubbed at corners and spine ends. Overall covers are Good or better. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Library of Congress CLASSIFICATION. Class Z. BIBLIOGRAPHY AND LIBRARY SCIENCE
Washington Government Printing Office 1910 Wraps Very Good Library of Congress Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " 
Adopted 1898. As In Force January, 1910. Synopsis includes: History of books and book-making; Writing-Autographs, Shorthand, Paleography; Book industries and trade-Printing, Binding, Publishing and bookselling; Copyright and intellectual property; Libraries-Library science, Library History, reports, catalogues, bulletins, Private libraries, Book collecting; Booksellers'catalogues, book prices; and Bibliography. 111 pp. includes Index. Brown paper covers. Mildly soiled. Tiny tip of back top cover missing, otherwise covers are Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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10 Robinson, Ruth E. And Daryush Farudi (compilied by) Buy Books Where - Sell Books Where: A Directory of Out of Print Booksellers and Their Author-Subject Specialties, 1984-1985
Morgantown, WV Ruth E. Robinsons, Books 1984 0-9603556-5-0 / 9780960355655 Fourth Edition Paper Cover Very Good to Very Good-+ Book Collecting Size: Approx. 8 1/4 " x 11" 
A Directory of Out of Print Booksellers and their Author-Subject Specialties. 240 pp. Repaired small paper tear on spine. Tiny blemish on front cover. Overall Very Good condition . Interior is tight, clean and VG+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Sabine, Gordon and Patricia BOOKS THAT MADE THE DIFFERENCE: WHAT PEOPLE TOLD US
Library Professional Publications 1983 Trade Paper Good Book Collecting Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" 
With a Foreward by Daniel J. Boorstin. 117 pages with index. Wear to cover edges and corners. Stamp "Not For Resale" on title page. Interior clean. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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12 Zeller, Leslie BOOK COLLECTING
New York Cornerstone Library 1978 0-346-12320-8 / 9780346123205 Paper Back Very Good Book Collecting Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
"A value guide to buying, selling and appraising American rare books and first editions." Including comprehensive glossary of terms. 160 pp. Wear to cover corners, edges and dirt smudges on cover faces. Interior clean, tight. VG book. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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