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1 Adell, Judith; Klein, Hilary Dole; Schacher, Waltraud (Ed.) A Guide to Non-Sexist Children's Books
Chicago Academy Press (1976). 0915864010 / 9780915864010 First Edition Very Good 
Trade paperback. xi, 149 pp. Introduction by Alan Alda. Illustrated. Indices. Previous owner's name. A solid copy with only light wear to covers. 
Price: 5.95 USD
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2 Arbuthnot, May Hill; Clark, Margaret Mary; Long, Harriet Geneva Children's Books Too Good to Miss
Western Reserve University 1966 Very Good 
Fifth edition. Paper covers. xi, 72 pp. Illustrated. A solid copy with only light wear. "An indispensable guide to children's literature for homes, libraries, and schools." 
Price: 4.95 USD
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The King's English: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller, Burton, Betsy
3 Burton, Betsy The King's English: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller
Salt Lake City, UT Gibbs Smith (2005). 1586856871 / 9781586856878 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Cloth. x, 302 pages. Illustrated. Signed by the author. Bookstore sticker. A clean, attractive copy. "Avid readers will be charmed by this intimate look at the bookselling business and will especially appreciate the many book lists included in these pages." - PW 
Price: 19.95 USD
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What to Read in English Literature, Crawford, Jack R.
4 Crawford, Jack R. What to Read in English Literature
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1928 First Edition Very Good 
Red cloth with gilt lettering. 388 pp. Bibliographies. No dust jacket. Previous owner's name, fore-edge tears to a couple of pages from being opened carelessly. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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5 Cross, Ruth Canedy Indexing Books
Cambridge, MA The Word Guild (1980). 096025241X / 9780960252411 Very Good Very Good 
Burgundy cloth. 145 pp. Index. Note in ink to title page. A clean, attractive copy. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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Western High Spots, Dykes, Jeff C.
6 Dykes, Jeff C. Western High Spots
Northland Press (1977). 0873581628 / 9780873581622 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. xiii, 192 pages. Illustrated. Inscribed to author Charles Convis and signed by Dykes. Dust jacket has small chips and tears. Contents clean and tight. 
Price: 22.95 USD
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7 Fogle, Richard Harter Romantic Poets and Prose Writers
New York Appleton-Century-Crofts (1967). Very Good 
Trade paperback. viii, 87 pp. Index. Minor wear to covers. This bibliography includes sections on English Romanticism and the following authors: William Blake, Lord Byron, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas DeQuincey, William Hazlitt, Leigh Hunt, John Keats, Charles Lamb, Walter Savage Landor, Thomas Moore, Sir Walter Scott, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Robert Southey, and William Wordsworth. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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Complete Guide to Starting a Used Bookstore: Old Books into Gold, Gilbert, Dale L.
8 Gilbert, Dale L. Complete Guide to Starting a Used Bookstore: Old Books into Gold
Chicago Chicago Review Press (1986). 0914091891 / 9780914091899 First Edition Very Good 
Trade paperback. viii, 197 pp. A solid copy with only light wear. "Discusses the advantages of running an antiquarian book store, and explains how to pick a location, acquire stock, build shelving, arrange for advertising, maintain quality, hire employees, and avoid common mistakes." 
Price: 19.95 USD
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9 I. T. U. Bureau of Education I. T. U. Lessons in Printing: English for Printers - Unit V
Indianapolis, IN International Typographical Union 1957 Very Good 
Reprint. Cloth. 236 pp. Boards slightly bowed and a bit soiled. Contents Very Good. "All able workmen must know how to use their tools; and words, sentences, and paragraphs are the tools that the printer must learn how to use properly before he can lay claim to real ability." 
Price: 15.95 USD
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A Guide to an Exhibition of the Arts of the Book, Ivins, W. M., Jr.
10 Ivins, W. M., Jr. A Guide to an Exhibition of the Arts of the Book
New York The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1924 First Edition Very Good 
Edition limited to 1000 copies. Paper covers. xiii, 96 pp. Illustrated. Name stamp. A solid copy. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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11 McCormick, Mona The New York Times Guide to Reference Materials
New York Popular Library (1971). Very Good 
Reprint. Paperback. 224 pp. Illustrated. Bibliography. Index. A solid copy with only light wear. "The new, authoritative book that takes the 'search' out of research." 
Price: 3.95 USD
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12 Newton, A. Edward The Greatest Book in the World and Other Papers
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1925 Very Good 
Third printing. Paper-covered boards. Top edges gilt. xvii, 451 pp. Illustrated. Index. No dust jacket. Previous owner's embossed initials. A clean copy with little wear. 
Price: 12.95 USD
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13 Powell, Lawrence Clark Southwest Classics: The Creative Literature of the Arid Lands. Essays on the Books and Their Writers
Pasadena, CA Ward Ritchie Press (1975). 037807752X / 9780378077521 Very Good 
Second printing. Trade paperback. viii, 370 pp. Photos. Index. Cup ring to rear cover. Contents solid. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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14 Raabe, Tom Biblioholism: The Literary Addiction
Golden, CO Fulcrum Publishing (1991). 1555910807 / 9781555910808 Very Good Craig McFarland Brown 
Trade paperback. Later printing. ix, 179 pp. Bibliography. Tiniest bit of wear to covers. Contents clean and tight. 
Price: 5.95 USD
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Fine Western Americana & Related Pacific Voyages: The Library of Irving Whitmore Robbins, Jr., Sack, Celia R. (Cataloguer)
15 Sack, Celia R. (Cataloguer) Fine Western Americana & Related Pacific Voyages: The Library of Irving Whitmore Robbins, Jr.
San Francisco Pacific Book Auction Galleries 1996 First Edition Very Good 
Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering. Unpaginated. Illustrated, some color. Bibliography. No dust jacket. Minor bump to upper corners of boards. A clean, attractive copy. Post sale price list laid in. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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United States Coast Guard Annotated Bibliography, Strobridge, Truman R.; et al.
16 Strobridge, Truman R.; et al. United States Coast Guard Annotated Bibliography
Washington, DC United States Coast Guard 1982 Very Good 
Revised edition. Paper covers. iv, 148 pp. Index. A solid copy with only light wear. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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17 Toye, Randall The Agatha Christie Who's Who
New York Greenwich House (1982). 0517385511 / 9780517385517 Very Good Very Good 
Green leatherette. 264 pp. Illustrated. Previous owner's embossed stamp. Price-clipped jacket. A clean, attractive book. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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18 Ullom, Judith C. Folklore of the North American Indians: An Annotated Bibliography
Washington, D.C. Library of Congress 1969 Very Good 
Cloth. x, 126 pages. Illustrated. Index. No dust jacket, as issued. A nice copy with little wear. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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19 Vitale, Philip H. Basic Tools of Research: An Annotated Guide for Students of English
Great Neck, NY Barron's Educational Series (1963). Very Good 
Trade paperback. 173 pp. Only light wear. "...capsules the content and purpose of 351 of the most widely used reference works..." 
Price: 7.95 USD
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Printing Papers, Wheelwright, William Bond
20 Wheelwright, William Bond Printing Papers
Chicago The University of Chicago Press 1936 First Edition Very Good Good 
Edition limited to 2000 copies. Turquoise cloth. xiv, 133 pp. Foreword by Otto G. Kress. Illustrated. Index. Dust jacket has chips, tears and the front flap is detached. Book is solid. 
Price: 21.95 USD
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