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21 BANDBOXES AND SHOPPING BAGS
Washington, D C Smithsonian Institution 1978 First Edition Softcover 
This is a soft cover book with photographs from a collection in the Cooper-Hewitt Museum featuring bandboxes and shopping bags. There is a white background to the heavy stock paper covers with color. It is tight, bright, clean and crisp looking. The interior is also clean and crisp. There iare no marks or writing. There are three pages of text written by RIchard B. Oliver, Curator of Contemporary Architecture and Design. Most of the pages contain photos of items from the collection with source and measurements. ; 4to; 31 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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22 BARBARA BEHAVE! A Production of the Blackfriars At the University of Chicago 1920
Chicago, IL Blackfriars University Of Chicago 1920 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a softcover book published by the Blackfriars at the University of Chicago in 1920. The production of Barbara Behave! was the Sixteenth Annual College Comic Opera for that year. It was held at Mandel Hall on May 21, 22, 28, 29 . This was a student production. The Blackfriars was named after the theatre in London. There is a page of the covers of productions from 1908 through 1919 in black and white. . There are two pages with photos and text about Board of Superiors followed by a list of Lay Brothers and another about the staff - with photos. This is all followed with a page about the play the cast, the producers, the musicians, and background. The music and lyrics start on page 17. The cover appears to be a woodblock print in black, white, and shades of green. A name appears on the cover - it is most likely the artist - Birren. The book has a tight binding and the interior pages are all mostly clean with no marks or writing, but there is a little smudging at the page edges and a touch of wear at the corners. . The cover has smudging and some small spots. . The cover has a former owner name in ink at the top of the front upper margin. There is smudging on the rear which is white. There is some spotting in the margin. There is a little wear to the corners. Tall, wide, lightweight. ; 4to; 80 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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23 BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY | TECHNICAL MANUAL TM 1-219
Washington, D C War Department 1941 First Edition Softcover 
This is a used softcover book that teaches the basics of phtography. It has been used, but is still in a tight binding, a former owner nameo printed in ink at the top of the cover. There is a name of bookstore stamped at the bottom of the front cover. There are some faint spots opf color on the cover. A group of pages have been crease marked. The interior pages are still quie celan - tc ; 8vo; 342 pages  
Price: 28.00 USD
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24 BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE FINE BOOKS PUBLISHED BY THE LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB 1929 - 1985
New York, NY Limited Editions Club 1985 First Edition Hardcover Fine 
This is number 67 of 800 limited edtitions of this work by the Limited Editions Club. This bibliography contains a paragraph about each book in the series of Limited Edition books, plus a cross-index by titles, authors, artists, designers, typefaces, printers, and binders. The book is beautifully bound by Dennis Gouey using Nigerian Oasis Goatskin and with marbled papers by Faith Harrison. Designers are Harry Milliken, Ben Shiff and David Wolfe. Type is by The Anthoensen Press. The book is without wear or marks . The brown cloth slipcase with lining is also in fine condition. ; 4to; 182 pages 
Price: 390.00 USD
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25 BIRMINGHAM Pocket Atlas and Guide (1939)
Edinburgh John Bartholomew & Son Ltd 1939 Hardcover 
This is a well cared for tourist guide of Birmingham from 1939. There is a list of places of interest to a tourist and an index to streets and places. There are 64 pages of maps that are quite clear and in color. The covers are a bright red cloth hardcover with black ink border and title. The book is tight, bright, crisp except for a little touch of wear to the corners. There is a small spot on the rear cover. A former owner has stamped a name on each side of the front end paper. There are no other marks or writing. The contents are quite bright and neat. Carefully used, if at all. ; 8vo 
Price: 40.00 USD
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26 BOTTEGHE OSCURE Spring , 1959 Quaderno XXIII
Roma, Italy Via Delle Botteghe Oscure 1959 First Edition Softcover 
This is the 29th in a series of this literary book published in Rome. This issue contains three works by Robert Penn Warren. The cover is a beige nice art paper with a classic font title. There is an overwrap of soft paper printed on a white and green background with a list of contributors on the front panel and promotional blurbs on the rear. TThere are 473 pages. The book was published in 1959. Tight and bright. The wrapped jacket has worked well to preserve the art paper covers. There is a little smudging on the overwrap and faint darkening on the spine. There is a small chip on the lower front edge of the overwrap. There are no marks or writing. There is a touch of foxing on the top edge. The contributors come from many countries. Well cared for. ; 8vo; 473 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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27 BULLFIGHTING Los Toros
Madrid, Spain Aro-Artes Graficas 1974 8485029178 / 9788485029174 Hardcover 
This is a softcover book re-published in 1974. This listing includes three items -the book of 207 pages, a sealed 45 rpm record, and a re-produced poster from a 1947 bullfight. The book is in fine condition except for bumped and chipped bottom corners and a little closed tear on the rear of the spine. This is a compilation of articles and excerpts from the writings of many authors, including Hemingway and Jean Cau. There is also a Who is Who of the authors, Basic Vocabulary with sketches, Chronological Statistics of Victims of Bullfighting, Today's Most Prized Bull Brands, Bulls on the Honor Roll, Taurine Maps, A Little Piece of Advice for Wives of Bullfighting, Bullfighting Calendar, Humor. The book includes an insert with a logo and the words 'With the Compliments of the Spanish National Tourist Office'. ; 4to; 207 pages 
Price: 38.00 USD
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28 BYRON ON THE CONTINENT February - April 1974
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Library And The New York Public Library 1974 0871042487 / 9780871042484 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover book with a paper wrapper. The book is tight, bright, very clean, but with light shelf wear at the top and bottom of the spine of the paper wrapper cover. The book is limited to 1000 copies and was published in conjunction with A Memorial Exhibition 1824 - 1974 "illustrating the literary and personal consequences of Byron's years on the Continent", as stated in the Preface. ; 8vo; 86 pages  
Price: 40.00 USD
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29 CAMPUS ANTHOLOGY A Literary Review Costard Book
Berkeley Associated Students Univerisity Of California 1927 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Hardcover book in very good plus condition. Paper covered boards with a linen spine. There is slight rubbing on the paper covers and a hint of corner wear at the rear. There is a former owner gift note. OThe end papers, pages, and edges are very clean. The binding is tight. Book decorations are by Valenti Angelo. Limited to 1000 copies. ; 8vo  
Price: 23.00 USD
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30 CATALOGUE OF RARE CHINESE RUGS OLD SPECIMENS AND REPRODUCTIONS From the Collection of Frederick Moore Formerly of Peking (Auction Catalog)
New York, NY Anderson Galleries 1918 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover Auction Catalog from Anderson Galleries of New York presenting the rugs of Frederick Moore - January 3, 1918. The cover is beige art paper with simple printing on the cover. There is one color plate (frontispiece) . 40 pages. 131 items. The book is tight, bright, crisp, and clean. Because the paper cover is soft art paper and designed with thin yap (overlap) edges, there are hints of soft corners. There is also a chip at the bottom of the spine and a closed tear at the top of the spine - now carefully restored. There are no marks or writing. The interior pages are bright and crisp and no mark-ups. ; 4to; 40 pages 
Price: 68.00 USD
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31 CATHAY INVOKED Chinoiserie . a Celestial Empire in the West
San Francisco, CA California Palace Of The Legion Of Honor 1966 First Edition Softcover 
This is a handsome exhibition catalog from 1966. There were 172 items detailed in this catalog on art paper, followed by 60 black and white photograph plates of some of the items. The details are nicely arranged on a cream art paper, the plates are on glossy paper. There is a soft green art paper cover with a line drawing of serving pieces with a floral design embossed and in white. The binding is tight and the covers are quite clean except for a loss of color in two tiny places on the rear cover. There is a faint touch or corner wear at the tips of the front corners. There is a spot on the inside cover that transferred to the end paper. There are no marks or writing. The interior pages are crisp and clean. The exhibition dates were June 10 through July 31 (1966) . ; 8vo 
Price: 35.00 USD
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32 CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST SHIPMENT OF ANTHRACITE COAL From the Lehigh Region at Lausanne, PA August 9th, 1914
Mauch Chunk, PA Carbon Co. Historical Society 1914 Booklet Very Good with no dust jacket  
This is a pamphlet issued on the 100 year anniversary (of the first shipment of anthracite coal from the Lehigh region at Lausanne, Pa. ) . This is a 17 page stapled document commemorating the event. The title page and last page (17) have a little soil and a tear. The interior pages are clean and well preserved. ; Pamphlet 1.; 8vo  
Price: 45.00 USD
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33 CHARLES WELLS Exhibition of Sculpture
New York, NY Far Gallery 1969 First Edition Softcover Near Fine  
This is an eight page (including covers) booklet prepared for an Exhibition in 1969. This is a softcover booklet stapled. It is illustrated in black and white photographs of some of the sculptures in the Exhibition. It is in near fine condition - clean, tight, bright, crisp and without wear or writing. ; Oblong 8vo; 8 pages  
Price: 10.00 USD
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34 CHAUTAUQUA June 26th to July 4th 1913 (Muscatine, Iowa)
Des Moines, IA Midland Chautauqua Circuit 1913 First Edition Softcover 
This is a soft cover book / booklet - a Souvenir Program for a Chautauqua presentation in Muscatine, Iowa in 1913. This is a stapled paper cover booklet in ver good plus to near fine condition. The binding is tight, the paper and condition is in near pristine condition, crisp, clean, bright. There is one small faint spot on the front cover and a short (1/4") closed tear on the cover - now repaired with archival, nearly invisible tape on the inside of the cover. There are no marks or writing, no tears, no chips, no creases. The cover is partly Art Nouveau in a green and violet design. The title page indicates that the program is Uner Auspices of Muscatine Civic Association. Names listed are Oscar Gresheim and Prof. Paul F. Voelker. There is advertising of local businesses throughout. Performers are featured, some with black and white photos. There were four performances each day from June 26 through July 4. ; 8vo; 36 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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35 CHINESE FOLK ART
Taiwan National Museum Of History 1980 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket and slipcase. The book is tight , bright, very clean and without marks or writing. There is a trace of a pencil price erasure. The dust jacket if equally crisp and clean and has been protected in a thin, lightweight, see-through, removable plastic cover. The slipcase is also crisp and clean and with barely any wear. Photo illustrated in color and black and white. The images are mostly full page. In English and Chinese. An appendix with precise dimensions and background is also in English. ; Photographs; 4to  
Price: 45.00 USD
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36 CLARA Exhibition Catalogue (Of Etchings)
St. Paul, MN Minnesota Museum Of Modern Art 1976 First Edition Softcover 
This is a soft cover Centennial Exhibition Catalogue from 1976. The Exhibition of Clara Mair's work took place at the Minnesota Museum of Art in 1976. The etchngs were loaned by the Ben and Abby Grey Foundation. Clara was a Minnesota artist, born in 1878 in Hastings, MN. She studied St. Paul, Philadelphia, Paris. Her work is in many collections. There are approximately 50 works in the catalogue, all in black on the same paper as the covers. There are brief texts and bibliographiuc information. The covers are of soft art paper in a tan color with a fine line border and her first name on the cover in burnt-red ink. The cover is quite clean, however there is a repaird split at the fold line at the top of the spine. There is a slight curve to the and a faint spot on the bottom corners. The interior pages are clean and crisp. Delightful art - most works in this Exhibition seem to come from the 1930's. Delightful art. ; 8vo; 48 pages 
Price: 43.00 USD
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37 COPY OF THE WILL OF GEN'L GEO. WASHINGTON, THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES And Interesting Records of the County Wherein He Died
Washington (E. Richardson Holbrook) 1904 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Small, neat, clean, and crisp hardback book covered in a wine colord cloth with title and design stamped on. Bookplate of Henry K. Willard of the Willard Hotel. Half-tone photographs and prints of Mt. Vernon, Washington, and property. Contains a preface, a copy of the will, a schedule of property, clippings from old records, a list of articles ordered from London for Martha Washingto, a tribute. ; 12mo 
Price: 70.00 USD
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38 CORBIS IMAGES Speaking in Visuals
Bellvue, WA Corbis 1997 First Edition Softcover Near Fine  
THis is a softcover book in a tight binding, bright, crisp, appears to be unread and well cared for. The book is a catalog of images that can be ordered. This book may require extra postage if shipped by air. ; 8vo; 206 pages  
Price: 19.00 USD
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CRESTS FROM THE OCEAN WORLD OR EXPERIENCES IN A VOYAGE TO EUROPE Principally in France, Belgium, and England in 1847 and 1848....
39 CRESTS FROM THE OCEAN WORLD OR EXPERIENCES IN A VOYAGE TO EUROPE Principally in France, Belgium, and England in 1847 and 1848....
Boston Tappan And Whittemore 1854 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Tight and clean hardback book. Green ribbed cloth with blindstamped border and ornate gilt crest on front cover and blindstamped on the back cover. The spine title is in gilt and also ornate. There is slight wear to the top of the spine and the corners. The binding is very tight. The former owner name , date, and a note is on the front free end paper with an offsetting impression on the pasted down end paper. There is an engraving of London Bridge as a frontispiece. The tissue guard is foxed. (brown spotting) . The pages are quite clean. A travel diary of a 'Traveller and Teacher' on board a Cunard ship and in Europe. H. A Willard of the Willard Hotel was a former owner. ; Small 8vo  
Price: 65.00 USD
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40 DEGAS' RACING WORLD
New York, NY Wildenstein 1968 First Edition Softcover Good- in Fine dust jacket  
This is a tall book. Softcover in near new condition, though there is an ownership stamp (a please return stamp) of a former owner on the first page, not the cover. There is also a trace of a price sticker that was removed on the first page. The book is tight, bright, crisp, and very clean. The covers are without flaws. The interior pages are crisp and clean. There are no marks or writing. This book contains the pieces included in a Lone Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings, and Bronzes for the Benefit of the National Museum of Racing at Saratoga, NY. There is a page for the names of the officers and trustees. Another for Museum Executives, plus the Sponsors. There are seven pages of text by Ronald Pickvance. There are 124 plates in black and white with ownership, medium, sizes. Well cared for. ; 4to  
Price: 19.00 USD
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