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    List 252 - Books about Books * Type Specimens * Bookbinding * Textiles

THE LAST WORD IN BOOKS 

VISIT US! WE ARE ONE HOUR NORTH OF BOSTON

 

**TYPE SPECIMENS**

 

55% OFF SALE over 480 Books about Books, Literature, Mysteries

 

 NOW AVAILABLE - **LIMITED QUANTITY REMAINING**

JERRY KELLY.  HERMANN ZAPF & THE WORLD HE DESIGNED

NOW AVAILABLE

Suave Mechanicals: Essays on the History of Bookbinding. Vol. 5

NOW AVAILABLE

Pearson.  Provenance Research in Book History. Revised & Enlarged 

   

NOW AVAILABLE

EDITION PRINCEPS: A HISTORY OF THE GUTENBERG BIBLE

NOW AVAILABLE

Marbled Paper. Its History, Technique, and Patterns

 

OVER 50 SUBJECTS AVAILABLE USING THE BROWSE FUNCTION - SEE ABOVE: BOOKBINDING, ART BOOKS, BIBLIOGRAPHY, BOOK DESIGN, FINE PRESS, LIBRARIES, ETC. 

Typography

History of Libraries

 Bookbinding List

Bookselling List

Forgery List

The Colophon Book Shop specializes in the fields of antiquarian and in-print books about books, literary first editions, and military history, especially   World War I Aviation and World War II Aviation.   Don't forget to use the BROWSE and SEARCH functions, see above. We have thousands of books offered in over 50 different categories.  The Colophon Book Shop was established in 1971 in LaGrange, Illinois, by Robert and Christine Liska. The move to New Hampshire was made in 1982 and we are now located in Exeter, New Hampshire, one hour north of Boston.

Over 1,000 books about books with prices deeply reduced. Browse below -

Books about Books priced $5 and below

Books about Books from $6 to $10

Books about Books from $11 to $20

Books about Books from $21 to $100

Books about Books greater than $100

We maintain an open shop at 101B Water St, Exeter, New Hampshire. Please visit us: our hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm or by appointment.  Our mailing address is The Colophon Book Shop, P. O. Box 1052, Exeter, NH 03833. As always, we would be glad to quote according to your interest. (603) 772-8443 voice; (603) 772-3384 fax.

We are pleased to offer the work of artist, graphic designer and typographer Lance Hidy. Many of Lance's posters feature the book: Libraries, Publishing, Reading, Bookselling, Bookbinding, etc.