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A Little Princess. Burnett, Frances Hodgson. Illus. Betts, Ethel. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York (1905). First edition. Hardcover. No dust jacket. Wear to edges of cover, including some fraying at top and bottom of spine and two bottom corners; top edge gilded xii + 266 p. Includes illustrations. Inscribed on ffep: To dear little Anne Hathaway French with lots of love from "Sara Crewe" S.F. [and below] "Let's pretend". June 30th, 1906. Illustration on front cover is pasted on; gilt printing is in good condition. Numerous small (typically 1/16") foxing spots on front pastedown and ffep, decreasing in number as one turns pages, essentially disappearing by page 10. A few foxing spots on the back pastedown and the two free sheets without text at the back. Binding is cracked, exposing the webbing, at the gutter of the back pastedown. The binding is slightly canted. Good. $175.
A Working Aid for Annamese Coins. Novak, John A. Joel Anderson, Merced, California (1989). Revised edition. 118 p. Includes: illustrations, index. sheets of paper were stapled and folded. Good. $15.
Adventures in Advertising. Young, John Orr. HARPER & BROTHERS, New York (1949). First edition. "C-Y" on copyright page, = March 1949. Hardcover of book is clean, some wear to edges but not frayed, and faded at top and bottom of spine where exposed by chipped DJ. Unmarked inside. Foxing on end pages, on top edge, and some on side edge. DJ has 1" chips at top and bottom corner of spine and at upper right corner on front; small tears/chips/wear along edges; some foxing; spine is faded; NOT price clipped. 207 p. Good in fair dust jacket. $51.
Alice in Wonderland Written in GREGG Shorthand. Gregg, Georgie. Gregg Publishing Company (1919). First edition. Hard cover. Previous owner's name on pasted in end paper; webbing of binding visible at contents page and at page 11; light staining on back cover; small stain on bottom edge; printing on spine and printing and illustrations on front cover and clear and sharp. 154 p. A rare and unusual book for the collector of Alice in Wonderland items. D 83 printed on verso of title page and Liverpool listed as the location of the Gregg office in England reportedly identify this as a 1919 first edition. There is no date printed in the book. Good. $30.
Always Room at the Top. Walska, Ganna. New York: Richard R. Smith (1943). Signed first edition. Hard cover. No dust jacket. cloth; includes photographs. Tan cloth covers show some dirt from use; 1/2 inch brown spot on front cover; smudges on back cover. Book
edges, front and back end papers slightly tanned at edges; back end paper has a 2 inch tear. Spine cracked at page 503. Front end paper inscribed "To Irving Rosensteyn with blessings" and signed "Ganna Walska" 9.5 x 6.5 x 1.5. 504 p Scarce title, scarcer signature. Good. $150.
American Hunger and Notes re: Richard Wright. Wright, Richard & Webb, Constance. Privately published (1946). True first edition of American Hunger. COPY NO. 87. Printed pages are folded and stapled, with a paper cover having an imitation leather texture. Some
darkening of cover; small stain on back cover at spine. Contains: "1. A hitherto unpublished manuscript by Richard Wright being a continuation of Black Boy. 2. Notes preliminary to a full study of the work of Richard Wright by Constance Webb." 5.5" x 8.5" x 3/8"
150 p. Very good. $400.
Armourer and His Craft, from the XIth to the XVIth Century, The. Ffoulkes, Charles. Methuen & Co. LTD (1912). First edition. Hard cover. No dust jacket. No writing or nameplates inside. Some wear to cover, but in good shape for age. Red color on spine is somewhat faded but gilding of letters on spine remains. Binding tight but cracked at front hinge. Spine is slightly canted. Moderate foxing at front and rear flyleaves, and very localized foxing appears on a limited number of pages. 199 p. Good. $90.
Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile: Coachbuilding, The. Georgano, G.N. (editor) & Sewell, Brian (foreword). The Stationery Office, London (2001). Hard cover. Dust jacket in mylar 390 pages; 34 p. for prologue and epilogue. Very good in very good dust jacket. $66.
Bunte Hafnerkeramik der Renaissance in den Osterreichischen Landern. Von-Molthein, Alfred. Walcher Ritter. Gilhofer & Ranschburg, Vienna (1906). First edition. Number 36 of 300. Hard cover. No dust jacket. Gilt print on spine and cover is in VG condition. Some fraying to top and bottom of spine and four corners of cover. About 1/3 of back cover is faded, and some foxing to back end papers. Overall, a clean copy. VIII+121 pages; 11" x 14.5" x 0.75" Overview of the colorful, ornately representational ceramic products produced during the Renaissance in Austrian lands. Profusely illustrated, with 140 figures throughout the text, and 25 full page plates with protective tissue, some in color. Illustrations include bowls, tiles, various types of vessels, and large tiled furnaces used to heat buildings. Text is in German. Good. $48.
Caldwell Parish in slices: Beginning a brief history of Caldwell Parish, La., 1838-1971. Woods, H. Ted. Claitor's Publishing Division, Baton Rouge (1972). Hard cover. No dust jacket. Some foxing to cover and top, side, and bottom edges of pages; slight foxing to front flyleaf and title page 253 p., 24 cm. Includes Illustrations. Reprinted from material appearing in the Caldwell watchman. Yellow tag indicating "Volume 1" pasted on front flyleaf. Good. $24.
Caldwell Parish in Slices Vol. 2. Woods, H. Ted. Progress Printing Company, Columbia, Louisiana (1976). Copyright 1976, and 1976 printed on title page. Signed by author. Green hard cover. No dust jacket. Light foxing on top, side, and bottom edges of pages 428 p.
Includes: illustrations, index. includes unpaginated 8 page index. Title page inscribed: "To Nita A Canova Best Wishes H. Ted Woods" Good. $24.
Channel Islands of California, The. Holder, Charles F. A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago (1910). First edition. Copyright 1910, "Published, May 21, 1910" printed on copyright page; 1910 printed on title page. Hard cover. No dust jacket. Tight binding. Light foxing on top and
bottom edges of book. Several small spots on spine where blue color has faded to yellow, but overall retains blue color. 397 p. Gift inscription to previous owner written on front paste down end paper. Good. $60.
Dampier's Voyages. Dampier, Captain William & Masefield, John [editor]. E. Grant Richards, London (1906). First edition. 1906 printed on title page. Hard cover. No dust jacket. Covers show little wear, no fraying. Corners and top and bottom of spine are bumped. 2 volume set. x + 612 p. Includes: illustrations, maps, index. vii + 624 pages in vol II. Green cloth covers, gilt print on spine, gilt image of ship on front cover and spine, gilt on top edge of pages. Ten fold-out maps. Good. $46.
Daughter of the Euphrates. Caraman, Elizabeth. Harper & Brothers, New York and London (1939). First edition. Blue hardcover. No dust jacket. Some uniform fading/light soiling to spine and a half inch strip on right side of front cover. Unmarked, tight binding. Printing on
spine [title-CARAMAN-HARPERS] in VG condition. 277 p. Good. $12.
Diary of a Forty-Niner, The. Canfield, Chauncey L. Morgan Shepard Company, San Francisco & New York (1906). First edition. Copyright 1906; Published October 30, 1906; MCMVI on title page. Hard cover. No dust jacket. Binding severely cracked after two front flyleaves;
corners of cover frayed; light foxing side and bottom of text block. Gift inscription dated 12/25 '06 on front flyleaf. 231 p. Fair. $60.
Evolution of Hungary and Its Place in European History, The. Teleki, Count Paul. MACMILLAN COMPANY, New York (1923). First edition. Hard cover. No dust jacket. Previous owner's name written on flyleaf. Spine of dark red cloth cover sunned. Moderate foxing on top of text block; light foxing on side and bottom of text block. 312 p. Includes: diagrams, maps. 8 x 5.5 x 1.5. An additional, undated title page includes: The Institute of Politics Publications, Williams College, Williamstown, Mass. Pocket created by slit in back pastedown contains a folded "Ethnographical Map of Hungary based on density of population" by Count Paul Teleki, 23.5" x 32" in 12 colors and in very good condition. Good. $51.
Football. Camp, Walter & Deland, Lorin F. Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Boston and New York (1896). First edition. 1896 copyright; 1896 printed on title page. Blue hard cover with gilt print and image of two players; gilt print on spine. Light wear at corners. No dust
jacket. Underlining and notations in the margins. top and bottom of spine. Overall, clean with no noticeable foxing. Front gutter 70% cracked with webbing exposed; back gutter cracked with 60% of webbing intact. Second to last blank page has 2" tear. The three index pages have 3/4" x 3/8" damage at side edge. Lightly marked by pencil on about 1/2 of the pages, consisting of some underlining and/or notations in the margins. XXV+425 pages. Fair. $125.
SOLD Foundation Trilogy, The. Asimov, Isaac. Illus. Whelan, Michael. Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut (1988). Collector's Edition. "BOUND IN GENUINE LEATHER", print and figures on cover and all page edges in gilt; dark blue-grey leather cover. Second leaf of book is printed: "This leather-bound Easton Press Collector's Edition is signed by Isaac Asimov", with signature below in brown ink. Some gilt missing within a small (1/4" x 1/4") section of bottom page edges. xii + 510 p. Fine. $200.
From the Caves & Jungles of Hindostan. Blavatsky, Helena Petrovna. The Path, New York (1892). First edition. Hard cover. No dust jacket. Some wear to cover, especially at top and bottom of spine; slight staining to front cover; light foxing to side edge of pages 318 p. 8 pages of ADVERTISEMENTS at end of book brown boards, embossed on front and rear covers, gilt lettering on spine. Previous owner's name written on first, brown end paper. Back of this end paper has a faded 1" stamp by bookseller and written in price of 3.50. Next end paper has an old pasted in bookplate without a name written thereon. 5.5" x 8" x 1"; Good. $45.
Gettysburg-Pennsylvania Railroad. Pennsylvania Railroad (1913). First edition. Hard cover. No dust jacket. 66 p. Includes: illustrations, maps. 8.1" x 5.2" x 0.3" Rare hardcover book - not a reprint - printed by PRR for 50th Civil War anniversary, 1863-1913. A map of the town of Gettysburg and nearby countryside is also included as page 50. "A birds-eye view of the battlefield" and a "map of the Pennsylvania System" mentioned in the text, are not included. Assumed they were on separate pieces of paper that were not bound into the book. Front and back covers have a paper print of a battle scene pasted thereon; these prints show creasing, but the cover itself seems to be undamaged since the front and back pastedowns show no damage, i.e. are smooth and flat. Spine, edges and corners of cover show very little wear, especially for a book that is over 100 years old. Cover and pages are clean and unmarked, without foxing. Binding is cracked at pages 2 and 66, but text is firmly attached to cover. Good. $42.
God in a Rolls Royce: The Rise of Father Divine, Madman, Menace, or Messiah. Hoshor, John. Hillman-Curl, Inc. New York (1936). First edition. Hard cover. No dust jacket. top and bottom of spine show some wear; four corners lightly bumped; 1/2" tear at top of spine; previous owner's name stamped at bottom of ffep and written on front pastedown; corners of some pages show evidence of past dog-ear folds 272 pages; six photo illustrations. Overall, quite clean cover and interior pages, with no noticeable foxing. Good. $45.
Golden Book of the Theosophical Society, The: A Brief History of the Society's Growth from 1875-1925. Jinarajadasa, C. Theosophical Pub. House for the General Council of the Theosophical Society, Madras, India (1925). First edition. Hard cover. No dust jacket. Ex-
library. Worn at edges with light fraying at top and bottom of spine and at corners; some staining and foxing to paste downs and three front and end pages xviii+421 pages; 9.6" x 7.5" x 1.2" ; olive green cloth cover with gilt print and logo on front cover and spine "Issued in commemoration of the jubilee of the Theosophical Society by its General Council" Library markings include a pasted in "Theosophical Library" paper and inscription on front paste down, remnants of a library pocket on the back paste down, and remnants of a "DATE DUE" paper on the end page. Fair. $39.
Goldfinger. Fleming, Ian. The Macmillan Company, New York (1959). First edition. "FIRST PUBLISHED 1959" on copyright page, 1959 on title page. Black cloth hard cover; impressed skull with gilt coin eyes on cover, gilt print on spine. DJ has three 1/4" chips at corners, 1" tear at bottom of spine, some discoloration and a 1.5" x 1/4" chip at bottom of back panel. $3.00 printed on DJ. No interior markings.
318 p. Very good in good dust jacket. $81.
Home is Where You Park It. Huntington, Foster. Victory Editions, Brooklyn, New York (2014). Signed by author, stated first edition -
2,000 copies. Hardcover. Includes illustrations. 108 p. Fine. $75.
I Don't Need You Any More / Stories. Miller, Arthur. Viking Press, New York (1967). Signed first edition. Hard cover. Near fine book; dust jacket has chips (about 1/4") at top and bottom of spine; closed 1.3" tear at top front of DJ xiii, 240 p.; 8.5" x 6" 'Arthur Miller' on
second free front page that also includes only the typed title. Clean, unmarked. Unclipped [$5.00] dust jacket in mylar. Dust jacket has black background with print and graphics in five different colors, slightly faded on spine, and a photo of Miller on the back. Very good in good dust jacket. $43.
J. Francis Murphy. Clark, Eliot. Privately Printed, New York (1926). Hard cover. No dust jacket. Lower corners of cover slightly worn; some rubbing to top and bottom edges. Brown cover with gilt printing, and gilt on top edge. Part of THE AMERICAN ARTISTS SERIES
copyrighted by Frederic Fairchild Sherman. One of 250 copies printed on Dutch handmade paper. 63 p. Very clean copy. Good. $39.
Jews of South Carolina, The. Elzas, Barnett A. Press of J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia (1905). First edition. "Of this edition, on Hand-made paper, one hundred and seventy-five copies have been printed This is Number 153". Dark green hardcover. Gilt
medallion on front cover and gilt printing on front cover and spine are in good condition. No dust jacket. About 1/4" of top and bottom of spine is missing, with some additional damage to cover at spine. Binding is cracked at front end papers; back cover is detached from text. Some water staining to bottom of pages. Pages are unmarked. All 12 illustrations on List of Illustrations are intact. 352 p. Fair. $75.
SOLD Jungle Book, The. Kipling, Rudyard. The Century Co., New York (1894). First edition. 1894 printed on title page. Green hard cover with gilt print and graphic animals on front, spine, and back of cover. No dust jacket. Top of textblock is gilded top and bottom of spine and
corners are somewhat frayed; spine a bit canted; front and rear hinges are intact and tight, but webbing is visible at several locations within the textblock, and a couple of pages are loose. 303 p. Includes illustrations. Fair. $41.
Legend in Japanese Art. Joly, Henri L. John Lane, The Bodley Head, London (1908. First edition. Red cloth hardcover; gilt print and illustrations on front and spine; gilt edges of pages; Some wear at edges of cover, but cover is clean and not frayed; sunned spine. Foxing on several pages at front and end and on margins of numerous pages scattered throughout book; 4" crack in 11" hinge at title page XLIIII+453 pages; 11.3" x 9" x 2.5". "A DESCRIPTION OF HISTORICAL EPISODES, LEGENDARY CHARACTERS, FOLK-LORE MYTHS, RELIGIOUS SYMBOLISM ILLUSTRATED IN THE ARTS OF OLD JAPAN" "WITH UPWARDS OF 700 ILLUSTRATIONS, INCLUDING SIXTEEN FULL-PAGE REPRODUCTIONS IN COLOUR" Good. $66.
Life in the Confederate Army. Watson, William. Chapman and Hall, London (1887). First edition. 1887 printed on title page. Green cloth hard cover; silver and black illustration on spine, along with gilt lettering. No dust jacket. Cover is clean, with light wear at top and
bottom of spine and at corners; light foxing on pastedowns and first three pages; hinges cracked at pastedowns, but otherwise binding is in good shape 456 p. Good. $90.
Linguistics of Sitting, Standing and Lying, The. Newman, John, ed. John Benjamins Publishing Co, Amsterdam/Philadelphia (2002). Hard cover. No dust jacket. Typological Studies in Language, 51. Audience: College/higher education; Professional and scholarly.
Languages studied: Dutch; Korean; Japanese; Lao; Chantyal, Magar (Tibeto-Burman); Chipewyan (Athapaskan); Trumai (spoken in Brazil); Kxoe (Khoisan); Mbay (Nilo-Saharan); Oceanic; Enga, Ku Waru (Papuan); Arrernte, Pitjantjatjara, Ngangityemerri (Australian). 409
p. Very good. $45.
Log from the Sea of Cortez, The. Steinbeck, John. The Viking Press, New York (1951). First edition. Copyright 1951; "PUBLISHED BY THE VIKING PRESS IN SEPTEMBER 1951" on copyright page; 1951 printed on title page. Hard cover. No dust jacket. Previous owner's
name written in ink on front pastedown; color at upper right corner of first flyleaf is lightened, presumably by previous owner erasing a penciled-in price. Brown cloth cover with gilt print. Cover is clean and shows only slight wear at edges. Good. $56.
Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Child, Julia & Bertholle, Louisette & Beck, Simone signed. Illus. Coryn, Sidonie. Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1961); Eighth Printing, December 1964. Double signature: "Bon Appetit! Julia Child Paul Child" Hard cover shows light wear and light soiling. Dust jacket has irregular chipping along 3" of the top of the spine and the adjacent front, and at rear corners, none exceeding 3/4" into DJ. "French Cooking" and names of authors on DJ spine are faded. Three tears in the DJ have old cellophane tape repairs. Several spatter spots on front of DJ. Good in fair dust jacket. $96.
Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 2. Child, Julia & Beck, Simone. Illus. Coryn, Sidone & Child, Paul. Knopf Publishing Group, New York (1970). STATED FIRST EDITION. Double signature "Bon Appetit! Julia Child Paul Child" Hard cover. No dust jacket. Cover shows light wear and light, uniform soiling; some evidence of water exposure at top of textblock, and pages at back half of book show wrinkling at top 1" but no noticeable staining of the pages; light staining at side of textblock; some insect damage to rear
pastedown and rear flyleaf. Fair. $46.
Maurice Evans & G.I. Production of Hamlet. Evans, Maurice & Shakespeare, William. Illus. Stover, Frederick. Doubleday and Company, New York (1947). Signed by author. Stated FIRST EDITION of this copyright 1946 book. Hard cover. No dust jacket. Corners and top and
bottom of spine lightly frayed. 191 p. Good. $45.
Ocean of Theosophy, The. Judge, William Q. Theosophical Publishing Society, London (1893). True first edition: copyright 1893, and 1893 printed on title page. Hard cover. No dust jacket. light wear to edges of cover; light soiling to spine [no text on spine], otherwise
clean. 5" x 7" 154 p. Also includes 8 additional pages about how to join the Society and lists of other publications "E.N. Barlier [sp?] 1893" written in pencil on front flyleaf. Three pages have pencil underlining. Notes related to book's contents written in pencil on 1/2 page of rear flyleaf. Orangish-brown cover with title, author and logo embossed thereon in dark brown. Rare! Good. $42.
SOLD October Country, The. Bradbury, Ray. Ballantine Books, New York (1955). Illus. Mugnaini, Joe. Signed first edition. Hard cover. Dust jacket not price-clipped; chipped with some soiling, now in mylar jacket. Slight fading to triangular section [about one inch] of lower left
corner of front cover [seemingly water exposure that also affected that area of dust jacket, but not the interior pages]; slight wear to edges of hardcover; otherwise cover and pages are clean and unmarked. 306 p. Good in fair dust jacket. $75.
Œuvres Complètes de Ambroise Paré. Paré, Ambroise. Pierre de Tartas, Bièvres. Illus. Erni, Hans & Tremois; P. -Y. & Ciry, Michel. Soft cover photo reprint of 1585 edition; modern illustrations interspersed with original illustrations. No dust jacket. Includes orangish red slipcase; 1/2" of bottom edge at binding shows red discoloration from slipcase. 3 volume set. Includes illustrations.; 8.3" x 12" x 4.8" 13 pounds. Number 4911. Very good. $60.
Our Years at Mortimer's with Glenn Bernbaum. Intro. Donne, Dominic. Privately published. Spiralbound. 72 p. Includes index of notable patrons of Mortimer's restaurant in Manhattan, among them Brooke Astor, Bill Blass, Betsy Bloomingdale, Mario Buatta, Nancy
and Ronald Reagan, Gloria Vanderbilt. Rare! Very good. $135.
Out of this world: a collection of hermits and recluses. Erskine, Helen Worden. G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS, New York (1953). As first published by Putnam. Copyright 1953 by Helen Worden Erskine. LoCCCN: 52-13649. No date on title page. Hard cover. 300 p., 16
photographs on front and back end papers. Dust jacket includes "OOTW $3.75" No marking; a nice, clean copy. Dust jacket enclosed in mylar, some wear around edges and small chips at the eight corners (largest about 1/4"). Slight abrasions to hardcover at the eight corners. Good in good dust jacket. $39.
Patchwork Girl of OZ, The. Baum, L. Frank. Illus. Neill, John R. Reilly& Britton Co., Chicago (1913). First edition, second state [no overlap, CHAP. THREE on page 35]. Hard cover. No dust jacket. wear to edges of cover, including some fraying at top and bottom of spine; previous owner's name written on "This book belongs to"page; rippling at bottom of pages; light soiling to cover as in photograph. 341 p. plus six pages advertising five other OZ books. Fair. $60.
SOLD Poisonous Plants: Deadly, Dangerous and Suspect. Nash, John, and Dallimore, William, and Hill, Arthur William. Illus. Nash, John. Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald, London (1927). First edition. Limited edition. "Of this edition printed in England, on Renker's Ingres paper, at the Curwen Press, 350 numbered copies have been issued. This is number [blank]". Hard cover. No dust jacket. Some wear to cover with bumped corners, bottom edge, and top and bottom of spine; unmarked; two 1/4" stains on back cover; one inch of front cover sunned. 8" x 12.3" x ii, 85 pages. Good. $135.
Prehistoric Man of the Santa Barbara Coast. Rogers, David Banks. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, CA (1929). First edition. Copyright 1929; 1929 printed on title page. Hard cover No dust jacket. Some wear to red cover. Gilt printing of title and
author on spine has darkened. Ex-library. "Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History" embossed (2" x 1/2") at bottom of title page. Trace of markings on spine. Rectangular stain (5" x 3" from paste-in) on page facing Table of Contents. Partially cracked binding and partially detached page at list of illustrations. Small ink drawing on the blank back of one of the illustrations, facing partially torn but attached p. 61. Otherwise clean and without noticeable foxing. 452 p. Includes folded detached map [9" x 43"] that shows the Santa Barbara County coastline from the boundary with Ventura County on the east to Gaviota Creek/Port Orford on the west. Map shows creeks along the coast and the locations of the 97 Indian sites that were explored and are described in the book; about 25% of the 97
numbers have been highlighted with a red mark. Fair. $66.
Prohibition Punches: A Book of Beverages. Doran, Roxana. DORRANCE & COMPANY, Philadelphia, PA (1930). First edition. Stated "FIRST PRINTING, AUGUST” General wear. Light purple cloth hard cover faded at corners and at top and bottom edges; gilt lettering on
cover and spine; title and author gilt lettering on spine visible but quite worn. Dust jacket shows edge wear and chipping under a new mylar protective cover. No bookplate. No markings. $1.50 price printed on dust jacket. 93 p. Includes index. Scarce copy with even
scarcer dust jacket. Good in fair dust jacket. $200.
Reality in Advertising. Reeves, Rosser. Ted Bates & Company, Inc., New York, Hollywood, London (1960). First edition. Tan hard cover with black print. No dust jacket. Cover shows only slight wear and, in particular on spine, slight soiling. tan cover with black print;
"Confidential for Agency use only" printed on cover. WILLIAM K. FOSTER is printed in red at the top of the front flyleaf. Two underlinings in red within the text. 9.2" x 6.0" x 0.6" 113 p. Good. $300.
Savrola - A Tale of the Revolution in Laurania. Churchill, Winston Spencer Longman's, Green, and Co. New York (1900). First edition. 1900 on title page, copyright 1899 on verso. Trade paperback. No dust jacket. Light wear to edges of cover; discoloration [water
damage? ] to about 40% of front cover; smudge on ffep seemingly from erasure of pencil marking; some foxing on front pastedown and ffep; 1.5" circular embossing of previous owner’s name on title page. 345 p. with 24 pages of advertisements for other books; blue
cloth cover with gilt print on cover and spine; 7.6" x 5.3" x 1.2" Good. $46.
Shawn, the Dancer. Dreier, Katherine Sophie. A. S. Barnes and Company Incorporated, New York (1933). Signed first edition. Copyright 1933; 1933 printed on title page. Hard cover, blue cloth boards with black print. Dust jacket has no tears or chips and is protected by
mylar, discolored somewhat around the edges, probably by handling; no price on DJ. 81 p. 8 3/4" x 11". Inscribed in middle of first flyleaf "To Nancy Rose, from her friend and teacher, Ted Shawn" and at bottom left " Jacobs Pillow, Aug. 24, 1942 "Included is a full figure 8" x 10" photo of a ballerina by Maurice Seymour, possibly of Nancy Rose. Very good in very good dust jacket. $63.
Sonnets from the Portuguese. Browning, Elizabeth Barrett. Riccardi Press Booklet, Medici Society. Hard cover. Philip Lee Warner, London (1914). First edition. "Of this edition of SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE in the Eleven Point Riccardi Fount have been printed on handmade Riccardi Paper 1000 copies for Great Britain" "Paper Copy Number 593" A small sticker with handwritten prior owner's name is on front pastedown, under the flap of the dust jacket. Gilt lettering on front and spine of cover and on top of textblock; foxing on rough cut side and bottom of textblock; light soiling to bottom edges of cover; dust jacket slightly discolored. 27 p. Good in good dust jacket. $46.
Souls of Black Folk, The. DuBois, W. E. Burghardt. A. C. McClurg & Co. Chicago (1911). Ninth Edition, December 10, 1911. Hard cover. Previous owner's name stamped on flyleaf. Slight wear on top and bottom of spine; bumped corners. Gilt lettering and top edge bright. Black cloth cover slightly scuffed. Pages clean, unmarked, very slightly tanned. 8 vo. original black cloth; ix, 265 pp. plus press comments on this book. Frontispiece black and white photograph of author. Top page edge gilt. Good. $45.
Talking about Fashion, as told to Elie Rabourdin and Alice Chavane. Dior, Christian. G. P. Putnam's Sons (1954). Hardcover. Dust jacket is chipped at top and bottom of spine. NOT price clipped ($2.50); no markings inside. 112 pages; 8" x 5" x 0.6"; Very good in good dust
Thoroughbred Stud of H.P. Whitney Esq., The. Whitney, H P. Published privately, Lexington, Kentucky (1928). First edition. Flexible leather. No dust jacket. Brown leather cover with turquoise rectangle on front with title and 1928 printed in raised letters thereon
has exterior cracks at front and back hinges at top half of cover; leather is flaking off at edges and corners of cover. Cover now protected by mylar. Interior is clean and unmarked and without foxing. 282 p. Includes index. Good. $48.
Under a New Banner. Grant, Estelle M. Oriental Publishing Co. Philadelphia, Pa. (1935). Red hardcover. No dust jacket. Some scuffing on cover, no fraying of edges or significant bumping of corners. Black printing on front and spine of cover is in VG condition.
"Copyright, 1935" is only date printed in book; there is no indication it is a later printing. "Nov. 1956" is written in ink on the front flyleaf. 195 p. Good. $12.
Verses From the Cotton Boll. Timrod, Henry. Illus. Wells, S.E. Charleston, South Carolina (1901). 8 sheets of paper folded and tied at the fold with red string "OFFICIAL SOUVENIR of the WOMAN'S DEPARTMENT of the SOUTH CAROLINA INTERSTATE and WEST INDIAN
EXPOSITION, CHARLESTON, South Carolina, U.S.A. 1901-1902" Some light soiling 16 p. Good. $48.
Villa. Saladino, John. Frances Lincoln, London (2009). First edition. Hard cover. Top and bottom edges of hardcover exhibit light wear and different shade of grey; some light grey spots on dark grey cover; 1" closed tear at bottom rear of spine; 13 1/4" x 13 1/4" x 1 1/8"
260 p. Textblock is clean and unmarked; dust jacket enclosed in mylar; two 2" tears in DJ at bottom rear of spine and nearby on back panel; a 3.5" tear in DJ at upper edge of rear panel; includes DVD mounted on back pastedown. Good in good dust jacket. $75.
War Powers Resolution, The: A Constitutional Crisis? Ford, Gerald R. Butte College Press, Oroville, California (1992). Signed first edition. Copy 19 of 200. Green cloth hard cover with gilt print on front cover and spine. No dust jacket. 109 p. Fine. $90.
Wide-Eyed in Babylon; an autobiography. Milland, Ray. Morrow, New York (1974). Signed first edition. Hard cover in very good dust jacket. 264 p. illus. Includes 16 pages of black and white photographs dust jacket enclosed in mylar. Good. $38.
World I Live In, The. Keller, Helen. The Century Co. New York (1908). First edition: 1908 on title page, "Published October, 1908" on copyright page. Hard cover. No dust jacket. Light wear to top and bottom of spine and to corners; previous owner's name stamped on front flyleaf First edition. 195 p. green cloth cover, gilt print and graphic on cover and spine, gilt at top of textblock. A nice clean copy with firm binding Very good. $40.
Abraham Lincoln. Parin d’Aulaire, Ingri and Edgar. Doubleday, New York (1939). Stated first edition. First issue with the Emancipation Proclamation incorrectly dated 1861. Good. $30.
Adventures of Mickey Mouse, The. Book 1. David McKay, Philadelphia (1931). First edition. Poor. $20.
Alice in Wonderland. Carroll, Lewis. Illus. Attwell, Mabel Lucie. Raphael Tuck and Sons, London. No date. All 12 color plates intact. Acceptable. $25.
Always Room at the Top. Walska, Ganna. Richard Smith, New York (1943). First edition. Fair. $15.
SOLD Always the Young Strangers. Sandburg, Carl Harcourt, New York (1953). Stated first printing #236/600. Signed. Very Good. $45.
Carlyle’s French Revolution. Porter and Coates, Philadelphia (1900). 3 vols. Good. $20.
SOLD Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio, The. Trans., Payne, John. Illus. Chalon, Louis. Privately Printed (Lawrence and Bullen), London (1893). 2 vols. “Thirty-six copies printed. No. 3.” Good. $20.
Decision Points. Bush, George W. Drown, New York (2012). Signed. Very Good. $20.
East Goes West. Kang, Younghill. Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York (1937). First edition. Dust jacket. Good in good dust jacket. $25.
For Whom the Bell Tolls. Hemingway, Ernest. Scribner, New York (1940). First edition (Scribner “A”). Later printing with photographer named on back of dust jacket. Good. $30.
Full Service. Bowers, Scotty. Grove, New York (2012). Signed. Very Good. $50.
Gay Illiterate, The. Parsons, Louella. Doubleday, Garden City (1944). First edition. Signed. Good. $35.
Gleason’s Horse Book. Gleason, Oscar. Edgewood, . Good. $20.
Grimm’s Fairy Tales. Abbott, Eleanore. Scribner, New York (1946). Good. $20.
SOLD Legacy of Hiroshima, The. Teller, Edward. Doubleday, New York (1962). Stated first edition. Signed. Good. $30.
Mephisto in Onyx. Ellison, Harlan. Mark Ziesing, Shingletown, CA (1993). Signed. Good. $20.
SOLD Moon is Down, The. Steinbeck, John. Viking, New York (1942). First printing of first edition with original text period p. 112, line 11 and no printer’s name on copyright page. Unclipped dust jacket. Good. $30.
Mycenae. Schliemann, Henry. Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York (1880). Fair. $15.
Return to Paradise. Michener, James. Random House, New York (1951). Signed. Good. $30.
SOLD Richard Nixon: A Political and Personal Portrait. Mazo, Earl. Harper, New York (1959). Laid-in V.P. business card signed “Dick Nixon.” Tape stains, otherwise Good. $25.
Vintage accordion-style Japanese book of scenes from along a road. Printed reproduction of 55 wood block prints. Text in Japanese. Good. $30.
Wapshot Chronicle, The. Cheever, John. The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA (1978). Limited edition. Signed. Very Good. $30.