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We specialize in scholarly and rare books. We also have a large selection of foreign language, Kansas regional and signed titles.
As a used bookstore with two storefronts in the culturally rich towns of Lawrence and Manhattan, Kansas, we are constantly getting new treasures. We see ourselves as a simple holding shelf for a book before someone finds it and allows another chapter of its life to be written.
Gilbert, W.S. Very Good. Size: 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Bound by Bayntun-Riviere, Bath, England. Text clean. 350 illustrations. Purple and blue marble endpages lightly fading. Gilt decorations on paste down edges. Text block edges in 23 1/2 carat gilt. Full red morocco leather boards with 2 lines of gilt on boards. Boards rubbed at corners. Spine has five raised gilt bands with floral decorations. Spine title on blue and green leather. Spine rubbed at edges and ends. No Jacket. Illustrator: ...
Neilsen, Kay. Very Good. Rare Books. Size: 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. No date stated. Circa 1920s. Text clean. 12 tipped in color illustrations with guard pages. Numerous black and white illustrations throughout, many are full page. 197 pages. Yellow end papers decorated with white stylized heart and angels. Several small spots on text end. Hinge showing on pg 104. Boards are green silk moire with gilt text and decorations on front and spine. Spine is sunned. Silk on front cover faded. Boards ...
Good. Size: 32mo-over 4"-5" tall. Three Vols in Two. Text clean. PO gift inscription on ffeps. Vol I: light foxing. Front spine showing; binding tight. Hole in bfep. Damp staining to first few pages. A few pages were stuck together but are separated with minimal damage. All text legible. Leather boards rubbed and bumped at corners, edges and spine end. Spine rubbed but text still legible. Rubbing to boards. Vol II-Several pages scattered through text have last line of page cut off due to ...
Publisher: Polak & Van Gennep, Amsterdam
Date published: 1967
Description: Very Good. No Jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall. Text clean and in DUTCH. Small number written lightly on front free endpage. Boards bumped and rubbed at corners and spine ends. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 100139. read more
Publisher: The Religious Tract Society, London
Description: Good. History. Size: 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. No date stated. Ex-university library book, with stamps on front free endpaper and edges of text-block. Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. Binding is quite solid, but the pages are quite foxed and tanned. Illustration and gilt on boards is bright. Minor soiling to boards. Bumping to corners and spine ends. Some darkening to spine. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 021923. read more
Publisher: Brentano's Publishers, New York
Date published: 1930
Description: Very Good in Good jacket. General Fiction. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Text clean. Small number written lightly in pencil on front free endpage. Boards and jacket bumped and rubbed at corners and spine ends. Small closed tears and chips at corners and spine ends of jacket. Tanning to jacket and light creasing to spine and rear jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 022084. read more
Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode, London
Date published: 1962
Description: Very Good in Good jacket. Biography. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Text clean. Small number written on front free endpage lightly in pencil. Boards and jacket bumped and rubbed at corners and spine ends. Jacket rubbed overall with a light crease on rear top edge. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 021413. read more
Publisher: The Dolmen Press, Dublin
Date published: 1962
Description: Good. Drama and Theater. Size: 24mo-over 5"-5¾" tall. Text clean. Small number written lightly in pencil on half title page. Wraps bumped and rubbed at corners and spine ends. Wraps rubbed overall with scuffing. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 101337. read more
Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & Co, New York
Date published: 1941
Description: Sica, Joseph. Good. No Jacket. Size: 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" Oblong. "3" printed on copyright page, so possibly a third printing. The cages are all present and glued down, though there are some small tears and the openings. Several of the pages also have light marks--not ink or pencil. All 8 paper animals are present in the back envelope, though they have some edge-wear. The binding is shaken. Boards worn at corners, edges, and spine ends, with small tears to top and bottom edges of spine ends. ... read more
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Garden City, New York
Date published: 1929
Description: Good. No Jacket. Reference. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Ex-Library but never put into circulation. Text clean. Stamps on top and bottom edge of text block and front free endpage. Writing on title page and spine ends. Boards bumped and rubbed at corners and spine ends. Small surface tear and stain on front board. Sunning to spine and rear board. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 020930. read more
Publisher: George Allen, London
Date published: 1899
Description: Fair. Children's Literature. Size: 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" Oblong. All of the prints from A-Z are present. There are some age spots but no marks. Binding is exposed but is still attached by the strong original binding tape in two places. Boards have some light rubbing or scratches but are in excellent shape for their age. 1.25" closed tear to front illustration. Wear to edges, corners, and spine ends. Please inquire for photos. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 018895. read more
Publisher: Editions Azur, Paris
Date published: 1965
Description: Very Good in Good jacket. Size: Folio-over 12"-15" tall. Clean interior. Boards are bumped at corners and spine ends. Light shelf wear to edges. Jacket is bumped at edges, corners, and spine ends. Chipping to back top right corner. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 103103. read more