Littera Scripta

Reference Works on Collectible Books - History

Includes price guides, bibliographies, and collector's guides.

Abbey, J.R. Life in England in Aquatint and Lithography, 1770-1860 (colour plate books) 1991 Alan Wofsy Fine Arts

Adams, Ramon F. The Rampaging Herd : A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry Out-of-print

Adams, Ramon F. More Burs Under the Saddle : Books and Histories of the West 1989 University of Oklahoma Press

Adams, Ramon F. Burs Under the Saddle : A Second Look at Books and Histories of the West 1989 University of Oklahoma Press

Adams, Ramon F. Six-Guns and Saddle Leather : A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Western Outlaws and Gunmen 1998 Dover Publications.

Adams, Ramon F. The Adams One-Fifty, A Check-list of the 150 Most Important Books on Western Outlaws and Lawmen 1976 Jenkins Publishing Co. Austin Out-of-print

Amtmann, Bernard (Complier) Montreal Book Auction Records Canadiana, Americana, Artica, Books & Pamphlets, Autograph The complete set covers 1967 to 1982. While the prices are badly outdated, these records are still quite widely used.

Boyle, Gertrude M. and Colbeck, Marjorie A Bibliography of Canadiana: First Supplement. Being Items in the Public Library of Toronto, Canada 1959

Broadfoot, Tom and Julia Nichols Civil War Books: A Priced Checklist with Advice 1996 Broadfoot Pub Co

George, Mark A. Price Guide of World War I and World War II Books and Manuals 19,000 price entries on more than 13,000 books.

Hand, Richard A. A Bookman's Guide to the Indians of the Americas: A Compilation of over 10,000 Catalogue Entries With Prices and Annotations

Hand, Richard A. A Bookman's Guide to Archaeology: A Compilation of over 7,000 Books Pertaining to the Scientific Study of Prehistoric and Historic People

Howes, Wright U.S.iana 1650-1950

McCarty, Dennis Western Americana: A Price Guide To 3000 Books Relating To The Trans-Mississippi West 1985 Clarendon Hills. The Willow Press. 120 pages.

Morrison., Shelly Western Americana Catalogue Prices: 18,000 price entries for non-Texas Western Americana 1997 W M Morrison Books

Morrison., Shelly Texana Catalogue Prices:12,000 Price entries on Texana offered for sale in 1996 Out-of-print

Schwab, Orrin A Price Guide to Scarce and Rare Books and Pamphlets on Mormonism and Mormon History 1991 Orrin Schwab Books. 255 pages

Seagrave, Ronald Roy Civil War books, Confederate & Union including related titles ranging from historical archeological to slavery : a bibliography & price guide : over 150 modern titles reviewed 1995 Sergeant Kirkland's Museum and Historical Society, Fredericksburg, Va. ,

Seagrave, Ronald Roy Civil War autographs & manuscripts prices current, 1992 : every Confederate general, confirmed and unconfirmed & every Union general confirmed during the Civil War, plus cabinet members, naval & enlisted personnel, artists, photographers, and related ephemera Out-of-print

Shifflet, Lee A Bookman's Guide to Americana 1991 Scarecrow Press. 524 pages

Spencer, Loraine and Holland, Susan (compiled by) Northern Ontario: A Bibliography 1968

Staton, Frances M. and MarieTremaine A Bibliography Of Canadiana: Being Items in the Public Library of Toronto, Canada, Relating To The Early History and Development of Canada

Streeter, Thomas W. A Bibliography of Texas, 1795-1845 1996 University Press of Virginia

Streeter, Thomas W. Bibliography of Texas 1795-1845 1960 Cambridge. Harvard University Press

Tremaine, Marie A Bibliography of Canadian Imprints 1751-1800 1952

Villeneuve, Michel Laurentiana : Guide du collectionneur de livres qu�b�cois 1998 A price guide to books on Quebec. $42.00 Canadian. Can be ordered directly from the author at:

Whale, G.J. Kim Hudson's Bay to Haro Strait: Books on Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest: A Collectors' Guide 1998 The first and only comprehensive description and price guide to approximately 1,800 of the most important and collectible books on Western Canada, the Arctic and the North Pacific. Includes extensive information on Indians, the fur trade, gold rushes and early voyages and settlement. Also includes a history of the Hudson's Bay Record Society and its books, the Geological Survey publications and others. All priced and described bibliographically and for contents - and thoroughly indexed. $100 Can. $65 U.S. Order directly from the author at:


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