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SKETCHES FROM A LIBRARY WINDOW

By: Anderton, Basil

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1923

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 1265

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


182 pages; Green cloth covered boards with gilt printing and decoration, corners bumped, previous owner's name on FFEP. Untrimmed fore and bottom edges. This is a study of a few of the authors beloved tomes. View more info

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ASTA Libri, autografi e grafica

By: d'Aste, Gonnelli Casa

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Florence/Firenze, Gonnelli Casa d'Aste: Oct 10 2010

Seller ID: 16241

Condition: Very Good


Bottom fore corner of front card coverbadly creased with light soil and creasing of inside page, only light wear else ; Colour Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 298 pages; Text completely in Italian. Colour illustrations on every page of manuscripts, incunabula from the mediaeval period and books and ephemeral pieces from every period since, until mid 20th century. A thorough itemization of the items to be auctioned with detailed descriptions in Italian. Unfortunately, no prices realized information is included. View more info

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Better Than Life

By: Pennac, Daniel & David Homel

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Toronto, Coach House Press: 1994

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 18895

ISBN: 0889104840

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows light shelf wear, crease on front flap.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 7.80 X 5.20 X 1 inches; 207 pages; "In Better than Life, Daniel Pennac shares the secrets that all book lovers treasure. Delving into his experiences as a parent, a writer and a teacher, he asks, how does the love of reading begin? How is it lost? And how can it be regained? This remarkable book explores simple ways to create a life-long devotion to reading:how reading aloud can ensure that a love of books beginswhy it is important that children develop a private relationship with booksw... View more info