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FIFTY YEARS OF BEING THE LAST WORD IN BOOKS  1971 - 2021

VISIT US! WE ARE ONE HOUR NORTH OF BOSTON

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ALMOST 600 ITEMS DISCOUNTED 40%: BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS, LITERATURE, NON FICTION. CLICK THROUGH HERE

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 FEATURED NEW PUBLICATIONS

Reid Byers. The Private Library: The History of the Architecture and Furnishings of the Domestic Bookroom. 

 

Tradition and Individuality. Bindings from the University of Michigan Greek Manuscript Collection. $110

 

 

Kurt Zimmerman. Rare Book Hunting: Essays and Escapades.  $19.95

 

Making Impressions: Women in Printing and Publishing  $70

 

Books Will Speak Plain. A Handbook for Identifying and Describing Historical Bindings  $80

 

Meeting by Accident. Selected Historical Bindings  $125

 

European Hand Papermaking: Traditions, Tools, and Techniques  $55

 

Peter and Donna Thomas Bibliography 1974-2020  $100

 

Suave Mechanicals: Essays on the History of Bookbinding. Volumes 1, 2, 3, 5

 

ALL LEGACY PRESS PUBLICATIONS

 

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Book Collecting

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 Papermaking

Publisher's History

 

Literature

 

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.

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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.