Books About Books

Books About Books

Books About Books

Books About Books

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JAPANESE PRINTS DURING THE ALLIED OCCUPATION 1945-1952
LAWRENCE SMITH    Book Number: 84350
Published price: $55
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Hardback

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Following World War Two, much of urban Japan lay in ruins, the land occupied by foreign powers for the first time in the country's history. To many it seemed everything was lost, yet it had an abi...
READING ON LOCATION
Luisa Moncada & Scala Quin    Book Number: 85760
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £1.25
Product format: Paperback

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Go off-piste as it were and be lured into exotic locations like Zanzibar, Hawaii, Japan or Umbria to read not just books that have been made into films like My House in Umbria or A Room with a View...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME IV
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85788
Published price: $150
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME V
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85789
Published price: $150
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME VI
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85790
Published price: $150
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME VII
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85791
Published price: $150
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME VIII
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85792
Published price: $150
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME IX
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85793
Published price: $150
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
DREAMLANDS
MARK HARRISON & LISA TUTTLE    Book Number: 85997
Published price: £16.95
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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The woman who haunts artist Mark Harrison's dreams is a symbol of fertility and a goddess of nature surrounded by flowers, vines and leafy plants, her hair growing in tendrils adorned with fruit, a...
BRAND LUTHER
ANDREW PETTEGREE    Book Number: 86141
Published price: £24.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'How an Unheralded Monk Turned His Small Town into A Center Of Publishing, Made Himself The Most Famous Man In Europe - And Started The Protestant Reformation'. Martin Luther's life as ...
BOOKPLATES AND BADGES OF C.F.A. VOYSEY, ARCHITECT & DESIGNER
KAREN LIVINGSTONE    Book Number: 86959
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £12.50
Product format: Hardback

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This beautiful book showcases around 150 designs from C.F.A. Voysey's (1857-1941) personal archive, and many of them have never been published before. Each one has a glossy page to itself, with an...
PAINTED BOOK IN RENAISSANCE ITALY
JONATHAN J. G. ALEXANDER    Book Number: 86977
Published price: £50
Bibliophile price: £32.00
Product format: Hardback

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In the late middle ages, around 1450, the High Gothic style of hand-painted manuscript illumination gave way to a Renaissance pictorial style and a new classically inspired script. At the same time...
HISTORICAL TYPES: From Gutenberg to Ashendene
STAN KNIGHT    Book Number: 87577
Published price: £39.95
Bibliophile price: £15.00
Product format: Hardback

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Forty classic typefaces are featured in this beautiful book which will be of absorbing interest to both art historians and modern designers. Each font has a double spread which shows the font at or...
ENCHANTED HOUR
MEGHAN COX GURDON    Book Number: 87674
Published price: £13.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Paperback

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Sub-titled 'The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction'. A miraculous alchemy occurs when one person reads to another, transforming the simple writing of a book, a voice and a...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME III
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85787
Published price: $150
Bibliophile price: £12.00
Product format: Hardback

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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of eight remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
SHELF RESPECT: A Book Lover's Defence
ANNIE AUSTEN    Book Number: 88302
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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A true bibliophile is not just someone who likes reading. It's someone who likes to have a house crammed with books, overflowing onto the stairs, landings and laundry baskets. And occasionally, of ...