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Never Be A Bookseller

By: David Garnett (1892-1981)

Price: $135.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: PB218-001

Condition: Collectible: Very Good

FIRST EDITION, TWO THOUSAND COPIES PRINTED FOR PRIVATE DISTRIBUTION, [unauthorized]. Pamphlet. 7 3/4 x 5 3/8 inches. xiv, [2] pp. 3 black-and-white half-tone photographic illustrations, checklist of Garnett's writings; text clean, unmarked. Orange paste-paper wrappers, gilt-titled paper front cover label, stitched, plastic dust-jacket; some kind of creases to front cover. With a TYPED LETTER, SIGNED by Alfred A. Knopf "To The Trade" explaining how Never Be A Bookseller came to be, dated June 8th, 1929. PB218-001. Very Good. David Garnett, British writer, publisher, and prominent member... View more info

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The Fifth Catalogue: being a List of Some Modern First Editions and Examples of Modern Fine Printing

By: Jacob Israel Zeitlin (1902-1987)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Los Angeles CA, Jake Zeltin: 1930

Edition: First Editions

Seller ID: SFK519-002

Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Lot of 4 Book Seller Catalogs. This lot of 4 bookseller catalogs includes Catalogs Numbers 5, 9, 10 and 200 from Jake Zeitlin's variously eponymous book shops in Los Angeles from 1930 to 1962 (3 from the 1930s). 8vo. 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches. [46] pp. Preface by Jake Zeitlin, text clean, unmarked. Printed paper wrappers with red ink on title page, stapled together; tanned around cover edges. Very Good. WITH: Books Great & Small, including many fine association items, books illustrated by Blake, Rowlandson and such; rare first editions viz., Brown's Religio Medici, Locke's Concerning Humane Underst... View more info

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This I Believe.

By: Jake Zeitlin (1902-1987).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Wm. M. Cheney,: 1953

Seller ID: EE516-010

Condition: Collectible: Very Good

LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies. Pamphlet. 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches. [8] pp. Text clean, unmarked. Brown printed wrappers printed in brown ink, stitched; binding square and tight, covers toned. Jake and Josephine Zeitlin's Greetings, 1953-1954 card has been caught up in the binding. Very Good. "This I Believe as printed here is the text of a broadcast which will be heard some time in January 1954 on the Ed Murrow weekly radio program by the same title. It is privately published for distribution to my friends with the permission of the owners of that Program." REFERENCE: Jones: A Los Angeles ... View more info

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Autograph Letter, SIGNED

By: Sister Mary Dominic, aka Helen M. D. Redpath

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Marley, South Brent, Devon, UK, Syon Abbey: 1933

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: OG1114-089

Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Autograph Letter, signed, thanking Ellen Shaffer for sending a book and some Nuremberg Chronicle leaves. Single sheet. 9 x 7 inches. Handwritten on 1 side, folded twice for mailing; text clean, unmarked. Inserted in a mailing envelope, stamped and postmarked South Brent, Devon and addressed to Miss Ellen Shaffer, Dawson's Book Shop, 627 South Grand Ave., Los Angeles, California. Fine. The letter begins, "Dear Miss Shaffer, We think it so very good of you to have sent us the most interesting leaves for the Nuremberg Chronicle, & Lady Abbess sends her most sincere thanks for so kind a though... View more info