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1 The Library of Congress (We the People: Expansion and Reform)
0756516315 / 9780756516314 Hardcover New 
Bright, clean hardcover. NO marks or wear. 
Price: 19.99 USD
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Modern Art, Rarities of the Avant-Garde : Catalogue 117, ars libri ltd.
2 ars libri ltd. Modern Art, Rarities of the Avant-Garde : Catalogue 117
Ars Libri 2000 Paperback Very Good 
Slim, stapled softcover rare books catalog; illustrated profusely. No marks or writing in book.79 pages. One light spot to front cover; otherwise like new. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Basbanes, Nicholas A. Patience and Fortitude: Wherein a Colorful Cast of Determined Book Collectors, Dealers, and Librarians Go About the Quixotic Task of Preserving a Legacy
HarperCollins 2002 New 
Softcover, never read. No marks in book. Front fly-leaf slightly sunned. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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4 Brack, O. M.; Barnes, Warner Bibliography and Textual Criticism: English and American Literature, 1700 to the Present (Patterns of Literary Critical)
University of Chicago Press 1969 0226069842 / 9780226069845 Hardcover As New 
Fine condition hardcover in dust jacket. Later printing? Has no marks or flaws. No sign of use or wear. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Cole, John Young On These Walls: Inscriptions and Quotations in the Buildings of the Library of Congress
University of Michigan Library 1995 Paperback Like New 
Bright, clean softcover in glossy binding. NO marks or flaws; covers have a little faint rubbing. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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6 Cornell University Library French Books and Manuscripts 1700 - 1830
Cornell University 2001 Paperback Very Good 
1981 softcover catalog with no marks or writing in book. Clean copy. Spine and edges of covers have some age-toning; Otherwise Fine condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Author and Printer in Victorian England (Victorian Literature and Culture Series), Dooley, Allan C.
7 Dooley, Allan C. Author and Printer in Victorian England (Victorian Literature and Culture Series)
University of Virginia Press 2015 0813914019 / 9780813914015 Very Good Very Good 
Hardcover in dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page. No other marks. Rear panel of jacket is rubbed. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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8 Eleanor M. Garvey Arts of the French Book, 1900-1965: Illustrated Books of the School of Paris
Southern Methodist University Press 1967 Paperback Very Good 
Softcover. Covers are a bit age-toned at edges. NO marks or writing in book. Published for the Friends of the Dallas Public Library by Southern Methodist University Press. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 Feist, Timothy The Stationers' Voice: The English Almanac Trade in the Early Eighteenth Century (Transactions of the American Philosophical Society)
American Philosophical Society 2005 0871699540 / 9780871699541 Paperback New 
Fine softcover in new condition, with no marks or flaws.Covers have a trace of faint rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Fiering, Norman Printing & Publishing in the Colonial Era of the United States: a supplement to the Book in the Americas (1988) with a checklist of the items in that catalogue
Providence John Carter Brown Library 1990 Paperback Very Good 
Softcover exhibition catalogue. Like new, but has a small area of rubbing to the top edge of the front cover, smaller than a dime. No marks or writing in book. "Published in conjunction with the exhibition the Book in the Americas organized by the John Carter Brown Library and presented at the Americas Society Art Gallery, New York, 25 January to 31 March 1990." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Grooms, Karen Splendid Gathering: Twenty-Two Years of Collecting at the Lilly Library, 1975-1997
Lilly Library, Indiana University 1997 1879598213 / 9781879598218 Good 
Association copy, inscribed by the librarian about whom the introduction was written. Softcover. Slight bump to spine; otherwise like new. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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MAN Of SORROWS, The: A Little Journey to the Home of JESUS Of NAZARETH, Hubbard, Elbert
12 Hubbard, Elbert MAN Of SORROWS, The: A Little Journey to the Home of JESUS Of NAZARETH
The Roycrofters 1906 Suede leather Good 
First Edition. Handsome copy. Text printed on handmade Roycroft laid paper. Lavender suede yapped covers, with a bit of edgewear and browning to all edges. Rose silk "doublure" end-papers. Normal age-toning to deckled page edges. Remnants of prior owner's label to front flyleaf. Top edge gilt. Front cover stamped in blind and gilt. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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13 John Plummer, Curator The Hours of Catherine of Cleves with Introduction and Commentaries
George Braziller 1966 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Hardcover bound in faux vellum, and housed in original slipcase as issued. No marks or writing in book. No damage to slipcase. Ends of spine are very slightly worn; slipcase has a very faint trace of age.

The Hours of Catherine of Cleves (Morgan Library and Museum) sometimes called the Guennol Hours or the Arenberg Hours is an ornately illuminated manuscript in the Gothic art style, produced around AD 1440 by the anonymous Dutch artist known as the Master of Catherine of Cleves. It is one of the most lavishly illuminated manuscripts to survive from the 15th century. It has been described as one of the masterpieces of Northern European illumination. Braziller has done a remarkable job in producing this facsimile. A "must" for any Medievalist's library. 
Price: 30.00 USD

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The Book Cupboard, Orion Books
14 Orion Books The Book Cupboard
Orion Books 0803720742 / 9780803720749 New 
New book - still sealed in publisher's original shrink-wrap. FIRST PRINTING. Never opened.

Includes six miniature book replicas: Mother Goose, Sing a Song of Sixpence, The Baby's Own Aesop, A Book of Nonsense, The History of an Apple Pie and The House that Jack Built. Illustrated in full color. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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15 Palladino, Pia Treasures of a Lost Art: Italian Manuscript Painting of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (Metropolitan Museum of Art Series)
Metropolitan Museum of Art 2003 0300098790 / 9780300098792 Hardcover New 
New hardcover in dust jacket. No marks or flaws. A bright, clean copy. 194 pages, illustrated. 87 examples of manuscript illumination, dating from the 13th to 16th century, includes woks by some of the foremost painters, from some of the major schools of the period - most in color. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Robert Brittain Booklover's Almanac
0913720593 / 9780913720592 Paperback New 
New condition hardcover. 1986 printing. NO marks to book. Hardcover in dust jacket. Faint signs of shelf-wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Rubenstein, Daryl The Avant-Garde in Theatre and Art: French Playbills of the 1890's
Smithsonian Institution Paperback Very Good 
Softcover. Almost like new, but rear cover has a few faint smudges. NO marks or writing in book. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Art of the Bookstore, The: The Bookstore Paintings of Gibbs M Smith, Smith, Gibbs M.
18 Smith, Gibbs M. Art of the Bookstore, The: The Bookstore Paintings of Gibbs M Smith
Gibbs Smith 2009 1423606434 / 9781423606437 Hardcover Very Good 
Hardcover in dust jacket, in slipcase, as issued. No marks to book. One corner lightly bumped. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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19 Sobota, Jan Reflections of a Book Artist
Northern Ohio Bibliophilic Society 1990 Paperback Like New 
Slim softcover in sewn wrappers. Limited edition, signed by the author. This copy is number 245 of 350 issued. Published 1990. Like new, with no marks, no flaws or defects.

Jan Sobota was a Master Bookbinder and book artist. Founder of artistic bookbinding in the Sobota family, from 1954 to 1957 he studied with Karel Silinger in Pilsen, (then) Czechoslovakia, and in 1957 finished his studies at the School for Applied Arts in Prague. In 1969 he received the title "Master of Applied Arts" and ten years later the title "Meister der Einbandkunst."

His family's bookbinding website offers the following biographical imformation: In Czechoslovakia, Jan worked in a workshop for applied arts and later in his own bookbinding studio. In 1982-4 he was working in the Papiermuehle in Basel, Switzerland, and in 1984 he moved to the United States, where he operated from a studio in Cleveland, Ohio and then directed the Conservation Laboratory in the Bridwell Library of S.M.U. in Dallas. From 1997 until his death in 2012 he worked in the Sobota family bookbinding studio in Loket, Czech Republic. He is one of the initiators of the Society of Czech Bookbinders and he was elected the first president of this organization in 1997. Jan Sobota’s contribution to modern bookbinding spans a broad spectrum, from creative art form to the painstaking craft and science of conservation and restoration -work which depends upon his substantial theoretical knowledge and forty years of experience. Thousand of books passed through his hands, from ancient (ninth century) ones to those of the Gothic, Renaissance (the restoration of Jachymov’s entire Latin Library, consisting of 236 volumes or restoration and binding of Johan Gutenberg’s Biblia Latina, 1454-55), and Baroque periods, all the way to bindings of the twentieth century.

Jan Sobota was well-known on the International bookbinding scene for his original and unusual book sculptures and objects. His work has been exhibited in countries on four continents (including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York). Since 1969, he participated in 137 group and 32 individual exhibits and has received some 20 prizes. 
Price: 22.00 USD

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20 Sommerlad, M. J. Scottish 'Wheel' and 'Herring-bone' Bindings in the Bodleian Library
Oxford Bibliographical Society 1967 0901420271 / 9780901420275 Paperback Good 
1967; printed wrappers, stapled. Illustrated. A handlist of 28 items. No marks or writing in book, but front cover has a repaired tear to fore-edge. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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