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SLAIN by an ISSUE POINT . . .
. . . of the 1676 Virgil . . .
(AAAAAAAAAAAAhhhhhhhhhhrrrgh . . . ).  Nodier, Charles; F. Noel, illus.; Mabel Osgood Wright, transl.   The bibliomaniac. New York: J.O. Wright & Co. (pr. by the De Vinne Press), 1894. 8vo (21.1 cm, 8.3"). Frontis., 79, [1] pp.; illus.
$350.00
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100 Years of Book Collecting inPHILADELPHIA
Allen, George Rankin.  The Centennial of the Philobiblon Club of Philadelphia, 1893–1993. Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1993. 12mo (19 cm; 7.5"). [3], [1] ff., 53, [3] pp.
$15.00
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My Style of Drawing Birds”
Audubon, John James.  My style of drawing birds. Ardsley, New York: The Overland Press for The Haydn Foundation, 1979. Tall 8vo (29.2 cm; 11.5"). 26 pp., [2] ff., illus., facsims.
$45.00
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For NATURAL HISTORY,  click here.
For BIRDS,  click here.
For FACSIMILES,  click here.

The Deluge Delineated & a Library Located
Babylonian Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania.   The Babylonian Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania. Series D, Researches and treatises. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, 1910. 8vo. Frontis., x, 65, [1] pp., 2 plts.
$65.00
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For an ARCHAEOLOGY “Shelf,”  click here.

Real . . . REVELATIONS!
Bennett, Stuart.  Trade bookbinding in the British Isles, 1660--1800. New Castle, Del.: Oak Knoll; London: British Library, 2004. Folio. 176 pp.
$75.00
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Bewick: Befores & Afters from aMODERN Fine Press
Bewick, Thomas, illus.  Thomas Bewick: Ten working drawing reproductions shown with impressions of the corresponding engravings. Chicago: Cherryburn Press, 1972. Oblong 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.79"). Frontis, [14] pp.; 10 double-spread matted plates.
[SOLD]
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Bibliography Printed at a Fine Handpress
Biblioteca Francisco de Burgoa.    Los impresos de Ignacio Rincon y Muniz en la Biblioteca Francisco de Burgoa. Edicion y notas de Juan Pascoe. [Tacámbaro de Codallos, Mexico]: Taller Martin Pescador, 2013. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9"). 44 pp., facsimiles.
$100.00
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Reproducing the ProcessOne of Just 50 Copies
Blake, William.  There is no natural religion. [colophon: Boissia, Clairvaux: Published by the Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust, 1971]. 12mo (18.7 cm, 7.375") & 4to (30.8 cm, 12.125"). 12mo: [42] ff.; illus., facsims. 4to: [53] ff.; illus., facsims.
[SOLD]
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Then an Unpopular OpinionNow a FACT
Bowyer, William.  The origin of printing: in two essays: I. The substance of Dr. Middleton's Dissertation on the origin of printing in England. II. Mr. Meerman's account of the invention of the art. An appendix is annexed, 1. On the first-printed Greek books. 2. On the first-printed Hebrew books, with observations on some modern Editions; and a collation, from Walton's Polyglott, of a remarkable Passage, as printed in Kings and Chronicles. 3. On the early polyglotts. London: printed for W. Bowyer & J. Nichols, 1774. 8vo (21 cm; 8.25"). xvi, 144, [2] pp.
$1250.00
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On a Splendid Collection of Renaissance Bookbindings
Breslauer, B.H.  Count Heinrich IV zu Castell: A German Renaissance book collector and the bindings made for him during his student years in Orléans, Paris, and Bologna. Austin: W. Thomas Taylor, 1987. Folio (36.1 cm, 14.25"). 38, [2] pp.; 5 col. illus.
$200.00
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A Fine, Substantial,BOTANICAL Bibliography
Bridson, Gavin D.R.  BPH-2, periodicals with botanical content. Pittsburgh: Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carnegie Mellon University, 2004. Stout 4to. 2 vols. I: xx, 819, [1] pp. II: [iv],821-1470 pp.
$95.00
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As Bibliographies Go, DELICIOUS!
Cagle, William R., & Lisa Killion Stafford, comps.  American books on food and drink: A bibliographical catalog of the cookbook collection housed in The Lilly Library at the [sic] Indiana University. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1998. 8vo. xviii, 794 pp., illus.
$60.00
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AnotherTASTY Cagle Bibliography
Cagle, William R., comp.  A matter of taste a bibliographical catalogue of international books on food and drink in the Lilly Library, Indiana University. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1999. 8vo (24.9 cm, 9.8"). xxiii, [1 (blank)], 991, [1 (blank)] pp.; illus.
$80.00
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Enjoyable, Essential, & UPDATED!
Carter, John; & Nicolas Barker & Simran Thadani.  ABC for book collectors.   Ninth edition. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2016. 8vo. 264 pp.
$30.00
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For the EIGHTH EDITION, at a lower price,  click here.

The Later Years of theGolden Cockerel
Chambers, David, & Christopher Sandford, comp.  Cock-a-hoop a sequel to Chanticleer, Pertelote, and Cockalorum. Being a bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press September 1949 — December 1961. [Vancouver]: Pr. by W. & J. Mackay Ltd. for the Private Libraries Association for the Golden Cockerel Press, [1961]. 8vo (25.3 cm, 10"). 126 pp.; illus.
$20.00
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For COLLECTED PRESSES & TYPOGRAPHY,  click here.

Satire of Pennsylvania Politics at theStart of the French & Indian War
(Colonial American Satire).  A fragment of the chronicles of Nathan Ben Saddi. Printed in Philadelphia by James Chattin, 1758. Philadelphia: The Philobiblon Club, 1904. 4to (27 cm; 10.5"). [1] f., 18 pp., [1] f., xv plates (facsimiles) in color.
$100.00
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    For PRE-1820 AMERICANA,
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For more of PHILADELPHIA interest,  click here.
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For FALSE IMPRINTS &
         BIBLIO-FRAUD,  click here.

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Bancroft Library's Cookery
Craig, Dr. & Mrs. John C., collectors.  Four hundred years of English diet & cookery[:] a selection of books printed between 1541 & 1939 from the collection of Dr. & Mrs. John C. Craig. Berkeley, CA: Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1987. Small 8vo (22.8 cm; 9"). 71, [1 (blank)] pp.; illus.
$18.00
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(Crane, Hart).   Schwartz, Joseph.  Hart Crane: An annotated critical bibliography. New York: David Lewis, 1970. 8vo. xi, 276 pp.
$27.50

Lovers in Disguise, Lost Children, Ghosts, Shrews, & More
Illustrated in COLOR
     
Crawhall, Joseph.  Crawhall's chap-book chaplets. London: The Scolar Press, 1976. Large 4to (29 cm, 11.4"). [8], 27, [5], 21, [3], 25, [3], 30, [6], 27, [5], 20, [8], 15, [5], 48, [4] pp.; col. illus.
$75.00
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