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FIFTY-THREE YEARS OF BEING THE LAST WORD IN BOOKS  1971 - 2023

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NEW ARRIVALS. CLICK ON THE TITLE LINK FOR A COMPLETE DESCRIPTION

Judging a Book by its Cover. Bookbindings from the Collections of the Grolier Club, 1470s-2020.  $195

 

 

One Hundred Books Famous in Typography.  $95

 

Sherlock Holmes in 221 Objects. From the Collection of Glen S. Miranker.  $80

 

 

Grolier Club Bookplates. Past and Present.  $85

 

Magazines and the American Experience. Highlights from the Collection of Steven Lomazow, M.D.   $75

 

French Book Arts: Manuscripts, Books, Bindings, Prints and Documents, 12th - 21st Century.  $75 

 

For Art’s Sake. The Aesthetic Movement in Print and Beyond, 1870–1890.  $50

 

Hermann Zapf & the World He Designed.   $48

 

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Early Colour Printing. German Renaissance Woodcuts at the British Museum.  $65

 

Victorian Bookbindings. A Pictorial Survey.  $70

 

 Edward FitzGerald's 'Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám' and Related Materials  $570

 

 

Miniature Books. The Format and Function of Tiny Religious Texts.  $35

The Art of the Renaissance Book. Tributes to Lilian Armstrong.  $215

 

 

Editio princeps. A History of the Gutenberg Bible.  $160

 

Crafting Knowledge in the Early Medieval Book.   $140

 

The Art & Science of Illuminated Manuscripts. A Handbook.  $125

 

Scribes and the Presentation of Texts (from Antiquity to c. 1550).  $115

 

Integral Palaeography.  $38

 

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 Bookbinding

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Bookselling

 Calligraphy

 Illuminated Manuscripts

 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.