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BARNARD, John, 1936- & BELL, Maureen, 1953- : THE EARLY SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY YORK BOOK TRADE AND JOHN FOSTER’S INVENTORY OF 1616.
Leeds : Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society, 1994. First edition. The early book trade in York, with extensive analysis of an unusually detailed stock inventory.
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CROFT-COOKE, Rupert, 1903-1979 : THE LAST OF SPRING.
London : Putnam & Co., 1964. First edition. An autobiographical account of Croft-Cooke in his twenties, with interesting material on his time dealing in rare books and first editions with a shop in Rochester, the publication of his earliest novels, journeys abroad, and incidental material on other writers, including Lord Alfred Douglas, Dorothy Richardson, Louis Golding, etc.
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HOWARD-HILL, T.H. (Trevor Howard), 1933-2011 : BRITISH BOOK TRADE DISSERTATIONS TO 1980.
Signal Mountain : Summertown Texts, 1998. First edition. A classified and detailed listing of 1,478 dissertations, theses, honours papers, final year projects and other technically unpublished writings relating to the British book trade – with sections on bibliographers and editors, bibliography by period, by region, book production and distribution, libraries, bookselling, paper, watermarks, printing, illustration, presses, publishing, typography, forms, genres, subjects, newspapers, periodicals, authors and much else.
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HUNT, C.J. (Christopher John) : THE BOOK TRADE IN NORTHUMBERLAND AND DURHAM TO 1860 : A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF PRINTERS, ENGRAVERS, LITHOGRAPHERS, BOOKSELLERS, STATIONERS, PUBLISHERS, MAPSELLERS, PRINTSELLERS, MUSICSELLERS, BOOKBINDERS, NEWSAGENTS AND OWNERS OF CIRCULATING LIBRARIES.
Newcastle upon Tyne : Thorne’s Students Bookshops for the History of the Book Trade in the North, 1975. First edition. A thoroughly researched biographical dictionary of the book trade in the North East, offered together with the extensive 1981 supplement prepared by P. J. Wallis.
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“KAYE, Barbara” – [MUIR, Barbara Kenrick Gowing, 1908-1998] : THE COMPANY WE KEPT.
London : Werner Shaw, in collaboration with Elkin Mathews, 1986. First edition. Both a personal memoir of the years 1938-1945 and the story of the Elkin Mathews business at that time. With much on her husband, the bookseller Percy Muir (the book forming a sequel to his own “Minding My Own Business”), but with sidelights on an eccentric cast of characters including the actress Phyllis Calvert, Rupert Cross, Ian Fleming, Peter Murray Hill, the translator Koteliansky, E. H. W. Meyerstein, A. J. A. Symons, Hugh Walpole, Greville Worthington, etc.
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LONG, Gerard – editor : BOOKS BEYOND THE PALE : ASPECTS OF THE PROVINCIAL BOOK TRADE IN IRELAND BEFORE 1850 ...
Dublin : Rare Books Group of the Library Association of Ireland, 1996. First edition. Conference papers on the book trade in southern Ireland 1590-1640; the catholic press in Munster in the eighteenth century; Georgian Drogheda; early book trades in Galway; the distribution of books from Belfast; printing in Irish, etc.
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WILSON, Robert A. (Robert Alfred), 1922-2016 : TEA WITH ALICE.
New York : [Phoenix Bookshop], 1978. First edition : limited to 250 copies, hors commerce, printed as a Christmas greeting from Bob Wilson of the Phoenix Bookshop. An account of the correspondence and his eventual visit to Alice B. Toklas in Paris.
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WILSON, Robert A. (Robert Alfred), 1922-2016 : FAULKNER ON FIRE ISLAND.
New York : [Phoenix Bookshop], 1979. First edition : limited to 250 copies. Privately published as a Christmas Greeting – and inscribed and signed by Wilson. An account of his discovery of the original typescript of Faulkner’s first novel, together with the manuscripts of unpublished poems and stories.
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