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1.   Priest, Harold Martin, ed./ Northwestern University Press,
Renaissance and Baroque Lyrics; an anthology of translations from the Italian, French, and Spanish.
 
Publisher: [Evanston], Northwestern University Press, [c1962]
[12] p., 21.5 cm. Northwestern University Press sales pamphlet for selling Renaissance and Baroque Lyrics. Stock# 39,779x. Good+/ paper

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2.   Keys, Thomas E.
Bookmen in Biology and Medicine I Have Known
 
Publisher: [Nre Haven], Journal of the History of Medicine...1976
pp. 326-348, 23.5 cm. Offprint from the Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Volume XXX, #4, October, 1975. Sketches of 7 bookmen, mostly Journal of the History of Medicine...1976. IAB. Inscribed. Stock# 38,520. Vg/ paper.

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3.   Leonard, Irving Albert, 1896-1962
Don Quixote and the Book Trade in Lima, 1606
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Publisher: [Philadelphia, Department of Romance Languages at the University of Pennsylvania, 1940]
OFFPRINT, pp. 285-304; 23.5 cm. Reprinted from Hispanic Review VIII: 4, October 1940. Based on bills of lading for books shipped in the Flota de Tierra Firma. Stock#47405. Vg/ offprint.

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4.   Rosenbach, A. S. W. (Abraham Simon Wolf), 1876-1952.
A Book Hunter's Holiday: Adventures with Books and Manuscripts. By A. S. W. Rosenbach.
 
Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1936
xiv, 259 p., [43] leaves of plates, illus., facsims., ports.; 22 cm. A collection of nine essays, six of which first appeared in The Saturday Evening Post. One of the limited edition of 760 numbered copies, here number 53, signed by Rosenbach. Black cloth with bevelled edges, gilt-lettered, red leather title labels mounted on spine and front cover. Stock#42805. Vg / no dj.

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5.   Uhlig, Friedrich
Der Sortiments-Buchhandler Ein Lehrbuch fur junge Buchhandler
 
Publisher: Hamburg, Dr. Ernst Hausweell, 1978
364 p., illus., 19.5 cm. All the information a beginning bookseller would need. All aspects of the business from accounting to packing are described in detail. Stock# 32,206. Vg/ no dj.

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6.   Tillman, Lynne.
Bookstore. The Life and Times of Jeannette Watson and Books & Co.
 
Publisher: Harcourt Brace [c1999]
337 p., index, photos; 24 cm. "The extraordinary tale of a great bookstore told by the readers, writers, and staff who loved it." Preface by Woody Allen. Pictorial dj slightly soiled; VG. stock#42045.

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7.   Morley, Christopher. Gorsline, Douglas, illustrator.
The Haunted Bookshop. Illustrated by Douglas Gorsline.
 
Publisher: Lippincott [after 1955]. BOMC
Roger Mifflin 'settled down from his travels described in 'Parnassus on Wheels', and now runs a second-hand bookshop in Brooklyn [with]... his ample and loving wife, Helen, fortyish and a legendary baker of chocolate cake; the radiantly lovely Titania Chapman, sent to live in the Mifflin household by her rich father in order to correct the evils of a finishing school education; the friendly dog Bock (short for Boccaccio); and a young advertising man, Aubrey Gilbert, smitten by Titania's beauty and eager to learn the world of books for her sake.' 253 p., illus., 21 cm.; pictorial dj edges scuffed; good. 31270.

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8.   Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-2001
'-- and Brown': A Chronicle of B. F. Stevens & Brown, Ltd., Library and Fine Arts Agents of London...
 
Publisher: London, Privately Printed, 1959
24 p., 7 illus. (3 ports.); 19 cm. Title continues: "with emphasis on the years since 1902." Benjamin Franklin Stevens of Vermont joined his brother Henry's book business in London during the 1840s. In 1864 he established his own business which provided British books to many American libraries. Stock#102535. Vg / pamphlet.

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9.   MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982.
A Free Man's Books; An Address by Archibald MacLeish, delivered at the annual banquet of the American Booksellers Associ
 
Publisher: Mount Vernon, N.Y., The Peter Pauper press [1942]
3 p.l., [5]-17 p., 1 l. 24 cm. Ttitle continues: together with a letter by Franklin D. Roosevelt. "One thousand copies ... Printed by Peter and Edna Beilenson for presentation to Members of the American Booksellers Association. No copiesfor sale,"--Colophon. Stock# 42, Vg

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10.   Hanff, Helene, 1917-1997
84, Charing Cross Road
 
Publisher: New York, Avon, [1974]
[8], 97 p. 20 cm. "First Avon printing, September, 1974" Correspondence chiefly between Helene Hanff and Frank Doel. First published N.Y., 1970 the year that Marks & Co closed and the building was demolished. Stock #102,418. Vg / soft covers.

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11.   Adams, Scott, 1909-
The O.P. Market: A Subject Directory to the Specialities of the Out-of-Print Book Trade
 
Publisher: NY, R. R. Bowker, 1943
vii, 120 p. 20 cm. "Directory of dealers," pp. 68-119. An interesting view of the book market in the middle of World War II. Foreword signed Providence, August 6, 1943. Author's humorous "half-title". Stock#38713. Vg/ no dj.

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