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The Nancy Drew Scrapbook: 60 Years of America's Favorite Teenage Sleuth
The Nancy Drew Scrapbook: 60 Years of America's Favorite Teenage Sleuth
By St Martins Press
SKU: #GARSH29C-LIB20-05152012-NAN
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sku: GARSH29C-LIB20-05152012-NAN, ean: 9780312098810, isbn: 0312098812,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 100 reviews
Discusses the real authors behind the name Carolyn Keene, changes in the series, and screen adaptations of the series.


Selling Dead People's Things: Inexplicably True Tales, Vintage Fails & Objects of Objectionable Estates
Selling Dead People's Things: Inexplicably True Tales, Vintage Fails & Objects of Objectionable Estates
By Thunderground Press
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ean: 9780999894903, isbn: 0999894900,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
SELLING DEAD PEOPLE’S THINGS is a wry, behind-the-curtain peek into the world of antiques and their obsessive owners—while still alive and after their passing. An amusing observer of the human condition, author Duane Scott Cerny entertains in illuminating, scary, sad, or frightfully funny resale tales and essays. Whether processing the estate of a hoarding beekeeper, disassembling the retro remains of an infamous haunted hospital, or conducting an impromptu appraisal during a shiva gone


Home and the World: Editing the ''Glorious Ming'' in Woodblock-Printed Books of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series)
Home and the World: Editing the "Glorious Ming" in Woodblock-Printed Books of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series)
By Brand: Harvard University Asia Center
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mpn: 5 halftones, 64 line illustrations, ean: 9780674066809, isbn: 0674066804,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
China's sixteenth and seventeenth centuries saw an unprecedented explosion in the production and circulation of woodblock-printed books. What can surviving traces of that era's print culture reveal about the makers and consumers of these books? Home and the World addresses this question by carefully examining a wide range of late Ming books, considering them not merely as texts, but as material objects and economic commodities designed, produced, and marketed to stand out in the distinctive


Dropsie Avenue: The Neighborhood (The Will Eisner Library)
Dropsie Avenue: The Neighborhood (The Will Eisner Library)
By Kitchen Sink Pr
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ean: 9780878163489, isbn: 0878163484,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 88 reviews
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How Books Came to America: The Rise of the American Book Trade (Penn State Series in the History of the Book)
How Books Came to America: The Rise of the American Book Trade (Penn State Series in the History of the Book)
By Penn State University Press
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ean: 9780271050829, isbn: 0271050829,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
Anyone who pays attention to the popular press knows that the new media will soon make books obsolete. But predicting the imminent demise of the book is nothing new. At the beginning of the twentieth century, for example, some critics predicted that the electro-mechanical phonograph would soon make books obsolete. Still, despite the challenges of a century and a half of new media, books remain popular, with Americans purchasing more than eight million books each day. In How Books Came to


The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop: A Memoir, a History
The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop: A Memoir, a History
By Buzbee, Lewis
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mpn: 9781555975104, ean: 9781555975104, isbn: 1555975100,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
In The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop, a Book Sense selection, Lewis Buzbee celebrates the unique experience of the bookstore-the smell and touch of books, the joy of getting lost in the deep canyons of shelves, and the silent community of readers. He shares his passion for books, which began with ordering through the Weekly Reader in grade school. Woven throughout is a fascinating historical account of the bookseller trade-from the great Alexandria library to Sylvia Beach's famous Paris bookstore,


Arthur Alfonso Schomburg: Black Bibliophile & Collector (African American Life (Paperback))
Arthur Alfonso Schomburg: Black Bibliophile & Collector (African American Life (Paperback))
By Brand: Wayne State University Press
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ean: 9780814321577, isbn: 0814321577,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
This is the first full biography of the pioneering black collector whose detective work laid the foundation for the study of black history and culture. Born in Puerto Rico in 1874, Arthur Alfonso Schomburg came to New York militantly active in Caribbean revolutionary struggles. He searched out the hidden records of the black experience and built a collection of books, manuscripts, and art that had few rivals. Today it forms the core of the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for research


Medieval Rural Life in the Luttrell Psalter
Medieval Rural Life in the Luttrell Psalter
By Brand: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
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mpn: 45 colour illustrations, ean: 9780802083999, isbn: 0802083994,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
The Luttrell Psalter is one of the best-known English manuscripts. Written and illuminated in the early 14th century for Sir Geoffey Luttrell, it is celebrated for its long series of attractive marginal illustrations showing scenes of life in medieval England. The most celebrated sequence of pictures represents the annual cycle of growing crops including plouging, sowing, weeding, harvesting, threshing, and the delivery of the grain. Animal illustrations include domestic boars, geese, pigs,


The Grail Diary: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
The Grail Diary: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781721831616, isbn: 1721831614,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
This book is a detailed replica of the original Grail Diary as created by Henry Jones as seen in the 1989 movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Every page has been painstakingly researched and recreated in high-quality crisp graphics using a genuine prop which was used for filming as a reference to make this an exact replica. The book contains every drawing, every text and every illustration as seen in the movie as well as original invented material. It contains 140 pages (no inserts) on a


How to Identify Prints, Second Edition
How to Identify Prints, Second Edition
By Thames Hudson
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mpn: 9780500284803, ean: 9780500284803, isbn: 0500284806,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Since its first publication in 1986, this comprehensive guide has established itself as the essential reference book for print and book collectors, dealers in prints and illustrated books, art librarians, art professors and students, and everyone interested in graphic art. Is a particular print a woodcut, an etching, or a lithograph? Is it an original stipple engraving or a photogravure reproduction? Is the color printed or added by hand? Arranged in self-contained sections that can be


Book Row: An Anecdotal and Pictorial History of the Antiquarian Book Trade
Book Row: An Anecdotal and Pictorial History of the Antiquarian Book Trade
By Brand: Carroll n Graf Pub
SKU: #XX-050-45-5401705
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sku: XX-050-45-5401705, ean: 9780786713059, isbn: 0786713054,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
The city has eight million stories, and this one unfolds just south of 14th Street in Manhattan, mostly on the seven blocks of Fourth Avenue bracketed by Union Square and Astor Place. There, for nearly eight decades, from the 1890s to the 1960s, thrived the New York Booksellers’ Row, or, more commonly, Book Row. This illustrated memoir features historical photographs and is richly anecdotal, and as American as the rags-to-riches tale of the Strand, which began its life as a book stall on


The Smithsonian Book of Books
The Smithsonian Book of Books
By Brand: Smithsonian Books
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ean: 9780895990303, isbn: 089599030X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 98 reviews
Through more than 300 glorious illustrations from library collections around the globe, you'll discover a wealth of book lore in these pages and gain a new appreciation for the role of books in human society, from our earliest attempts at writing and recording information to the newest electronic books; from sumptuous illuminated and bejeweled medieval manuscripts to Gutenberg and the invention of movable type; from the diverse arts and crafts of bookmaking to the building of magnificent


The Art of Pop-Up
The Art of Pop-Up
By PROMOPRESS
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mpn: 9788416851263, ean: 9788416851263, isbn: 8416851263,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
With a refreshing perspective, The Art of Pop-Up shows the designs of pop-up creators all around the world with some of their most innovative designs and practical examples to construct them. Full of colour illustration and inspiring force, The Art of Pop-Up: The Magical World of Three-Dimensional Books reveals the techniques of such a peculiar craft. It gathers a splendid showcase of three-dimensional books, from its origins until present-day authors and trends.PROMOPRESS.


The Book: A Global History
The Book: A Global History
By imusti
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mpn: 43171-606007, ean: 9780199679416, isbn: 019967941X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
A concise edition of the highly acclaimed Oxford Companion to the Book, this book features the 51 articles from the Companion plus 3 brand new chapters in an affordable format! The 54 chapters introduce readers to the fascinating world of book history. Including 21 thematic studies on topics such as writing systems, the ancient and the medieval book, and the economics of print, as well as 33 regional and national histories, offering a truly global survey of the book around the world, The Book:


The Codex and Crafts in Late Antiquity
The Codex and Crafts in Late Antiquity
By Bard Graduate Center
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ean: 9781941792124, isbn: 194179212X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
The transition from roll to codex as the standard format of the book is one of the most culturally significant innovations of Late Antiquity. The Codex and Crafts in Late Antiquity examines surviving evidence in order to better understand how this transition took place. Placing the codex into the general cultural, religious, and technological context of Late Antiquity, the book examines the major types of codices—the wooden tablet codex, the single-quire codex and the multi-quire codex—in


Living With Books
Living With Books
By Brand: Soma Books
SKU: #0930-WS1601-A03010-1579590241
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sku: 0930-WS1601-A03010-1579590241, ean: 9781579590246, isbn: 1579590241,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
A look at how books can be incorporated into the interior design of a home, with tips on storage and display and advice on custom-building bookshelves, includes step-by-step instructions for five different projects.Used Book in Good Condition.


Book Of Shadows: Charmed
Book Of Shadows: Charmed
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781984054210, isbn: 198405421X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
From The Book of Shadows as seen in the television series Charmed, this book contains over 270 pages of full colour illustrations, hand written notes and spells as well as other information. The cover is has been painstakingly created in high-quality crisp graphics with a leather design and gold emblem finished in non-gloss paperback, to make this look like an exact replica used. This book is fully bound and printed premium white paper, with each numbered. This is the perfect book for any


Oriental Manuscripts of the John Frederick Lewis Collection 1937
Oriental Manuscripts of the John Frederick Lewis Collection 1937
By Kessinger Publishing, LLC
SKU: #749781417978601
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sku: 749781417978601, ean: 9781417978601, isbn: 1417978600,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work..


Unpacking My Library: Artists and Their Books
Unpacking My Library: Artists and Their Books
By YALE
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mpn: 48454148, ean: 9780300216981, isbn: 030021698X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
A captivating tour of the bookshelves of ten leading artists, exploring the intricate connections between reading, artistic practice, and identity Taking its inspiration from Walter Benjamin’s seminal 1931 essay, the Unpacking My Library series charts a spirited exploration of the reading and book collecting practices of today’s leading thinkers. Artists and Their Books showcases the personal libraries of ten important contemporary artists based in the United States (Mark Dion, Theaster


Books On The Move: Tracking Copies Through Collections and the Book Trade
Books On The Move: Tracking Copies Through Collections and the Book Trade
By Oak Knoll Pr
SKU: #O_17561
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sku: O_17561, ean: 9781584562191, isbn: 1584562196,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
First edition. Movements of books, both as individual volumes and as collections, have sometimes covered long distances across many centuries. Subject to the vagaries of war, shipwreck and personal ruin, as well as the intervention of the book trade and of collectors, the travels of books often have an intricately detailed and compelling story to tell. One of the most active areas of current research in book history is concerned with interpreting the clues from individual copies and piecing



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