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1 A Catalogue of Books Belonging to the Library Company of Philadelphia.
Philadelphia: Printed for the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1956. 
Octavo. Edition limited to 1000 copies. Marbled boards. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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2 Alphabets through the Ages.
Denver: The A.B. Hirschfield Press, Inc., 1950. 
Square quarto. No pagination. Original printed stiff paper wrappers. Illustrated. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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3 Art Reference Books - Finely Bound Library Sets - First Editions, Etc.
New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1945. 
Octavo. 88 pages. Stiff paper wrappers. Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Bibliothèque Germanique, Ou Histoire Littéraire De L'Allemagne, De La Suisse, et des Pays Du Nord. Année MDCCXXXIX, Tome XLV.
A Amsterdam: Chez Pierre Hubert, 1739. 
Octavo. [iv], 236 pages. Contemporary calf. Fine. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 Catalogue of the books belonging to the Mercantile Library Association of the City of New York: to which are prefixed, the Constitution, and the Rules and regulations.
New York: 1830. 
Octavo. 160 pages. Wrappers. Front free endpaper with tears. Ex-library copy, but with almost no markings. There is a stamped number on the title-page and some unobstrusive writing. A very good copy. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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6 Catalogue of the Monroe, Wakeman, and Holman Collection of the Pequot Library Southport, Connecticut Deposited in the Yale University Library.
New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Library, 1960. 
Octavo. 522 pages. First editon. Blue cloth. Illustrated with black & white facsimiles. Ex-library copy, with the library's coldstamp on the title-page. Very clean copy. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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7 Collection of 32 "Books about Books" Catalogues.
various places: various printers, various dates 
Quarto and octavo. Various paginations. About Books: Catalogues 4, 9-11; Hurley Books: Catalogue 100; Leekley Book Search: List BB1088; David Slade Rare Books: Bulletin 4; K.W. Swift: Catalogue; Barry McKay: Catalogues 11, 14, and 16; Battery Park: List; Argosy: Catalogue 763; Herman Abramson: Catalogues 9 and 12; Swann's: 8 Auction Catalogues; Librairie Gaspa: Catalogue; Dolphon Book Shop: Catalogues 4 and 6; Parmer Books: Catalogue; Dr. Karl H. Pressler Antiquariat: List 255; Turtle Island: Catalogue 3; Heffer: Catalogue 28; F. & G. Staack: Catalogue 27; & Slatkine: Catalogue 330. Stiff paper wrappers. 
Price: 140.00 USD
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8 Handlist of Books in the Library of the Bibliographical Society.
Oxford: Oxford Univ Press, 1935. 
Quarto. viii, 67pp. Half-title. In the original quarter linen binding over boards. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Louis B. Wright: a Bibliography and Appreciation.
Charlottesville, Virginia: University Press of Virginia, 1968. 
Octavo. 137 pages. First edition. Cloth spine over boards. With frontispiece portrait of Wright. Glassine wrapper, with tears. Very fine. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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10 Parecbolae sive excerpta e Corpore Statutorum Universitatis Oxoniensis. Accedunt articuli religionis XXXIX. in Ecclesia Anglicana recepti: nec non juramenta fidelitatis & suprematus.
Oxonii: e Typographeo Clarendoniano, 1771. 
Octavo. [xxiv], 259pp. a4-c4, A4-Z4, Aa4-Ii4, Kk². Woodcut device of the University of Oxford on title-page. Modern paper boards. ESTC T58698. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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11 Reference Books on Engravers, Etchers, Painters of Books, Etc.
New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1945. 
Octavo. 115 pages. Stiff paper wrappers. Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Typographer: Dedicated to the Memory of Frederic W. Goudy 1865 - 1947.
Rochester, New York: Rochester Institute of Technology, 1960. 
Octavo. 52pp. Typographer Vol. XX, No. 1 (Spring 1960). Title-page in red and black. With some printing in color. Original printed wrappers. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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13 A Saint-Benoit-des-Pres. Collection of 12 Catalogues.
Paris: A Saint-Benoit-des-Pres, various dates. 
Octavo and quarto. Various pagination. Catalogues are: 2-13. Decorated stiff paper wrappers. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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14 A. R. Heath. 48. Catalogue of Interesting Books, Pamphlets & Manuscripts 15th - 19th Centuries.
Bristol: n.p., various dates. 
Octavo. 72 pages. Stiff paper wrappers. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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15 Allen, Edward Weber. Jean François Galaup De Lapérouse. A Check List.
San Francisco: Lawton R. Kennedy, 1941. 
Octavo. 18 pages. Reprinted from The California Historical Society Quarterly. Volume XX, No. 1, March 1941. In the publisher's original wrappers, soiled and lightly chipped. Stapled as issued. With a frontispiece portrait. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Amory, Hugh. First Impressions. Printing in Cambridge, 1639-1989. An Exhibition at the Houghton Library and at the Harvard Law School.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University, 1989. 
Small quarto. 64pp. First edition. Original printed stiff paper wrappers. Illustrated. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Amory, Hugh. Steven Day’s First Type.
Lunenburg, Vermont: Printed at The Meriden-Stinehour Press for The Houghton Library, 1989. 
Large quarto. [8]pp. Edition limited to 1,000 copies. Blue wrappers. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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18 Appelfeld Gallery. Collection of 39 Catalogues and 3 Lists, for a total of 42 items.
New York: Appelfeld Gallery, various dates 
Octavo. Various pagination. 41 items. Stiff paper wrappers. Catalogues are: 11-12, 16, 21-24, 26-37, 41-45, 49-56, 58, 60-62, 67-69 and 3 Occasional Lists. Fine. 
Price: 160.00 USD
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19 Appelfeld Gallery. Collection of 7 Catalogues.
New York: Appelfeld Gallery, various dates 
Octavo. Various pagination. Catalogues are: 11-12, 16, 21-24, 26-37, 41-45, 49-56, 58, 60, 62, 67-69 and 4 Occasional Lists. Stiff paper wrappers. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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20 Aristotle. Aristotle. An excerpt from the General Catalogue of Printed Books in the British Museum.
London: Printed by William Clowes and Sons, 1933. 
Folio. [i]ff., 170 columns. In the publisher's stiff paper wrappers. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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