Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 
 
 
 

Click on Title to view full description

 
301 Meredith, George Ordeal of Richard Feverel
New York, NY Modern Library 1927 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 16mo - over 5 
592 pages; green flexible leatherette with gilt title and publisher's device, light shelf wear, especially at corners, spine mildly wrinkled, pages lightly toned from age, previous owner bookplate in front paste down end paper, first Modern Library edition stated, Bernhard end papers, Toledano binding style 4 (1925-1929); considered by some critics to be the first modern novel in English literature. 
Price: 8.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
302 Metcalf, Harold The Magic of Telephone Evangelism
Atlanta, Georgia Southern Union Conference of Seventh Day Adventists 1967 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
448 pages. Green cloth with gilt titles to spine. Boards are clean and square. Clean, unmarked pages. Binding straight and tight. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with a bit of chipping and small creases at extremities. Short chipped tear at tail of front spine hinge. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
303 Meyer, Jerome S. Advice on the Care of Babies (By a Bachelor Who Can't Bear Them)
New York, NY Albert and Charles Boni 1927 Hardcover Good Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 
75 pages, color and black and white illustrations throughout; blue paper over boards with red and black titling, a bit of fading and dust smudging at edges, pages have a slight musty smell, dust jacket is lightly sun darkened with some dust smudging and a bit of foxing, as well as small chips at extremities, now in protective mylar sleeve; an outrageous book of humorous advice. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
304 Michener, James A. Chesapeake (Volume I Only)
Norwalk, Connecticut Easton Press 1989 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 Phillips, Alan 
Scattered light water spots to top gilt edges and a bit of scuffing to bottom edges. Else fine. Red leather decorated in gilt. Banded spine. All edges gilt. Moire end papers. Ribbon marker. 404 pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
305 Miller, Caroline Lamb in His Bosom
Franklin Center, PA Franklin Library 1978 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 Descombes, Roland 
Full brown leather decorated with gilt. Banded spine. All edges gilt. Moire end papers. Ribbon bookmark. Ding to bottom front edge with a bit of edge wear to bottom of boards. Hint of scuffing to gilt of fore edges. Fresh, unopened binding. 324 pages. Miller's 1933 novel won the Pulitzer Prize in 1934. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
306 Milton Meltzer Dorothea Lange: A photographer's life
New York, NY Farrar Straus Giroux 1978 0374143234 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
399 pages, numerous black and white photographs; gray cloth boards are sunned along edges, faint musty odor, dust jacket edge worn with sunned spine, a little damp staining visible along edges on back side only. Dorothea Lange is best known as the graphic chronicler of rural Americans who were victims of the Depression of the thirties. Her photographs such as "Migrant Mother" became mythic symbols in their time and today are seen worldwide in exhibits of classic photography. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
307 Milton, John Complete Poetry and Selected Prose
New York, NY Modern Library 1950 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 
Reprint; 756 pages; red cloth with black and gilt title blocks, damp stain on top edge not affecting margins or text block, price clipped dust jacket has a bit of chipping, especially at head of spine, lightly toned, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 365 titles listed inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8; with an introduction by Cleanth Brooks. 
Price: 9.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
308 Moerbeek, Kees Alfred Hitchcock: The Master of Suspense: A Pop-up Book
Little Simon 2006 0689875959 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Full number line, pictorial covers representing scenes from Hitchcock films, boards rubbed with scuffing along edges, all moving parts undamaged and in perfect working order with the exception of one tear on the Vertigo page which has been repaired with clear tape, a few pages have a light bump to bottom corner. One pop-up scene each for Sabateur, Vertigo, Psycho, The Birds, Marnie, Torn Curtain, and Frenzy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
309 Moffat, Alfred Little Songs of Long Ago
Philadelphia, PA David McKay 1912 Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 Le Mair, H. Willebeek 
Oblong. Yellow cloth boards with paste-down oval cover illustration and gilt titles. Boards rubbed and soiled. Paste-down scuffed and scratched. Fraying at extremities. Foxing and browning to end papers. Pages contain occasional smudges, spots of soiling or handling wear, but are otherwise bright and crisp. Binding straight and sound. Unpaginated but table of contents has final song on page 63. Thirty songs, each with an accompanying full page color illustration. 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
310 Morais, Fernando Olga: Revolutionary and Martyr
New York, NY Grove Weidenfeld 1990 080211086X 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
First American edition stated. 256 pages, black and white photographs throughout; blue and white boards with red titling, light dust smudging and staining on page edges, unclipped dust jacket now in protective mylar sleeve. Translated from the Portuguese by Ellen Watson. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
311 Morey, Walt Gentle Ben
New York, NY E. P. Dutton & Company 1965 0525304290 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Schoenherr, John Signed by Author(s)
Reprint; 8.5 x 5.75 inches; 191 pages; illustrated; signed by the author on front free end paper and inscribed thus: "Best wishes to Beth, Dan and John. Walt Morey 1989." Blue boards with black bear on front, boards edge worn, unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright, binding straight and sound. Bright, crisp dust jacket with very light wear at extremities, 6 inch long scratch to front panel, spot of light soil at top rear corner. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
312 Morgan, Lane Greetings from Washington: A Glimpse At the Past Through Postcards
Portland, OR Graphic Arts Center Pub Co 1988 0932575692 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Bump to top rear corner. Gift inscription in front end paper. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with mild curling at edges. Short closed tear to top rear edge. 112 pages. Profusely illustrated with color reproductions of postcard images of Washington state. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
313 Muller, Elizabeth Treu Zu Jesus (Faithful to Jesus): Erz
Einsiedlen Verlagsanstalt Benziger & Co 1912 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 12mo - over 6 
All text in German. Small hardcover; 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches; 182,[2] pages; three illustrated plates (one in color and two black and white). Dark blue cloth boards with rounded corners decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, decorative end papers, mild edge wear to boards, frontis (page before title page) has been removed, else pages are clean and crisp, binding sound. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
314 Munn, Charles Clark Rockhaven
Boston Lee & Shepard 1902 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9 Frank T. Merrill 
Green cloth with gilt titles and decoration and paste-down illustration on front board. Corners bumped. Mild rubbing and edge wear to boards. Spine is sun darkened. Private library book plate in front end paper from the library of Lear VanBuskirk. Brief inscription at top corner of front free end paper. Sound binding with a slight lean. 384 pages. Charles Clark Munn (1848-1917) was raised on a farm but spent his working life as a traveling salesman. He wrote a number of books including Pocket Island, The Hermit, Uncle Terry, as well as Rockhaven. Frank Thayer Merrill was born in Boston in 1848. He studied at Boston Latin, the Lowell Institute and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. After travel and study in Europe, he began a career as a book illustrator. He illustrated standard editions of English classics, such as Thackeray and Scott, and original works by many American authors, including Hawthorne and Twain. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
315 Nelson-Rees, Walter A.; DeRome, Albert Thomas Albert Thomas DeRome 1885-1959: Being a Story of His Life and a Picture Diary of His Oils and Watercolors
Oakland, CA WIM 1988 0938842064 Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 4to - over 9 
Large, oblong. Black cloth boards over maroon cloth spine with gilt stamped titles. Small circular indentation at center top of front board, which appears to be the result of something pressing against the board for a long time. Else fine. Plastic cover intact with heavy rubbing and presence of indentation as well. Small tear to bottom rear edge of plastic cover. 164 pages. Decorated maroon end papers. Most of book is taken up by indexed color reproductions of paintings. Born in Cayucos, California, Albert De Rome became a California landscape painter, especially of natural landscapes formations, seascapes and marine scenes near Carmel and Monterey. Usually his palette was bright in both oil and watercolor, but he did the occasional nocturne. Scholars have compared his painting style and subjects to those of Thomas Hill and Albert Bierstadt, though De Rome never affiliated with any formal group of painters. 
Price: 60.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
316 Nethery, Wallace Mr. H. in America Anonymus Redivivus
Los Angeles, CA Dawson's Book Shop 1982 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Hardcover 64mo - up to 3" tall 
Miniature hardcover; one of 150 copies; 2.75 x 2 inches; 21, [1] pages; illustrated. Bound in green leather with gilt titles to front boards, no notable flaws. Early writing on Charles Lamb and his farce, "Mr. H. in America. 
Price: 75.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
317 Nethery, Wallace Random Notes on Men, Women and Books at USC
Los Angeles, CA Dawson's Book Shop 1980 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Hardcover 64mo - up to 3" tall 
Miniature hardcover; 3 x 2 inches; 48, [1] pages. Bound in red leather, no notable flaws. Pieces selected by the author from editorial notes contributed to Conranto: the Friends of the USC Librairias between 1966 and 1977. Printed by the author on plates made by Pall Bohne; title page and foreword set, with the advice and consent of Lillian Marks, at the Plantin Press. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
318 Nethery, Wallace Beach-La-Mar: The Trade Language of Melanesia [Miniature]
Los Angeles, CA Dawson's Book Shop 1988 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Hardcover 64mo - up to 3" tall Signed by Author(s)
Miniature hardcover; one of 75 copies; 3 x 2.25 inches; v, 46, [1] pages; signed by the author on colophon. Bound in decorative paper with title on paper label pasted to spine, hint of wear at extremities, else fine. Beach-La-Mar is an English based pidgen, spoken by some in the South Pacific. It was once more widely used, primarily by the islanders dealing regularly European and English speaking merchants. 
Price: 60.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
319 Neumeyer, Peter F. The Faithful Fish
Reading, Mass Young Scott Books 1971 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 4to - over 9 Stewart, Arvis L. Signed by Author(s)
From the personal collection of Ed and Elaine Kemp. Signed by the author and inscribed thus: "Ocean cottage reading - even if on the wrong coast - for Ed and Elaine and Jennifer. With affection. Peter Neumeyer July 20, 1981. 
Price: 45.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
320 Neumeyer, Peter F; Leroux, Gaston The Phantom of the Opera
Salt Lake City, UT Gibbs Smith 1989 0879053305 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Hardcover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Weller, Don Signed by Author(s)
11 x 8 1/2 inches, unpaginated; full blue cloth with gilt titles, dust jacket included. Signed by Neumeyer and inscribed thus: "Nothing phantom about Benjamin Willie, I'm sure! May grandma Elaine and grandpa Ed read him many many stories! With joyous empathy, and with love. Peter F. Neumeyer. November 1988." From the private collection of Ed and Elaine Kemp. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
321 Nichols, Dale Let There Be Light
Skokie, IL Black Cat Press 1969 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Hardcover 64mo - up to 3" tall 
Miniature hardcover in paste grain blue leather with gilt titles; 2 5/8 x 2 inches, 58 pages, occasional monochromatic illustrations and decorations, decorative end papers; tiny silver Lilliput booksellers label in rear end paper; no notable flaws. Designed by Norman W. Forgue and printed in a very limited edition by Charles Young at the Norman Press, Chicago direct from Linotype Calednonia. Story of Milanese Renaissance artist Caravaggio and his innovative use of light and the development of tenebrism. 
Price: 95.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
322 Nicholson, George Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening: A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists - 7 Volumes
London L. Upcott Gill 1887 Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 4to - over 9 
Seven large hardcovers in green cloth with embossed black decoration and gilt titles, all edges gilt, 10 1/4 x 8 inches, approximately 250 pages per volume except for volume VII which has about 400 pages, several color chromolithograph plates in each volume, numerous black and white illustrations throughout; boards are rubbed and edge worn with corners and spine ends wearing through and fraying, Volume VII has cloth splitting at the tail of the front joint and the head of the rear joint, some of the internal hinges have been repaired with Japanese tissue, scattered foxing throughout, previous owner's name inked in front end paper of Volume VII, bindings sometimes tender. Was issued in eight volumes with Volume VIII being a supplemental index. The supplement is not included with this set. Beautiful Victorian era gardening reference set with stunning color illustrations. Very comprehensive, covering all manner of plant, tree, shrub, flower, cactus, succulent, fruit and vegetable imaginable. George Nicholson was an English Botanist and Horticulturist in the nineteenth century who was one of 60 awarded the Victoria Medal of Honour by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1897 for their contributions to horticulture. His master work was the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening, which serves still as the basis for The Royal Horticultural Society's present Dictionary of Gardening published by Oxford. Large, heavy set. Extra shipping charges will apply. 
Price: 195.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
323 Nordstrom, Ursula; Marcus, Leonard S. (editor) Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom
New York, NY HarperCollins 1998 0060236256 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
406 pages, 16 pages of black and white photographs and illustrations, brown paper boards backed in brown cloth with gilt titling, dust jacket with just a bit of smudging now in protective mylar sleeve. Jacket art by Maurice Sendak. Ursula Nordstrom is regarded as the single most creative force for innovation in children's book publishing in the United States during the twentieth century. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
324 Norris, Michele The Grace of Silence: A Memoir
New York, NY Pantheon 2010 0307378764 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Black and white photos, signed by the author on title page. NPR commentator Michele Norris addresses the hidden conversation on race in America with a personal and bracing journey into her own past. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
325 Nuermberger, Ruth Ketring The Free Produce Movement: A Quaker Protest Against Slavery
Durham, NC Duke University Press 1942 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
ix,147 pages. Green cloth shows some very light smudges. While engaged in the research from which came her biography of Charles Osborn, the author learned about the free produce movement. After much additional investigation she was able to produce this second small volume, which traces this phase of Quaker activity as far as available sources permit. It is an account of the effort, largely by Friends, to secure goods not made by slave labor and to boycott the productions of the slave system. -- John D. Barnhart, Indiana University. 
Price: 80.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
326 O'Hara, John BUtterfield 8
New York, NY, U.S.A. Modern Library 1935 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Green cloth boards with publisher's blind stamp to front board and gilt titles to spine. Light wear at extremities. Previous owner's name at top of title page. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities. Small chips out at rear corners. Sunned spine. Dust jacket is price clipped with old hand inked price written at top of front flap. Toledano spine 9. No titles in rear of dust jacket. Uncommon Modern Library edition of O'Hara's 1935 bestselling novel, which was later adapted into film, starring Elizabeth Taylor. 
Price: 28.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
327 O'Hara, Kenneth The Ghost of Thomas Penry: A baffling puzzle of mystery & detection with overtones of the supernatural
London Victor Gollancz Ltd. 1977 0575023619 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Red boards with gilt stamped titles to spine. Mild edge wear and light bumps to bottom corners. Front end paper is cracked at hinge but binding is holding fast. Faint pencil erasure marks in front and rear end papers and previous owner's name in front end paper. Pages tanned. Slight lean to spine. Price-clipped bright yellow dust jacket with mild edge wear, now in protective mylar cover. 175 pages. Kenneth O'Hara was the pen name of Margaret Jean Morris, aka Jean Morris, who began her career with Man and Two Gods in 1953. She wrote several mysteries as Kenneth O'Hara for the Gollancz Thrillers imprint. 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
328 Odets, Clifford Six Plays of Clifford Odets
New York, NY Modern Library 1939 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 
reprint; 433 pages; red cloth with black and gold title blocks, boards clean and square with light wear at extremities, previous owner's name in front free end paper, worn price clipped dust jacket with heavy rubbing, chipping at extremities, old sticker adhesive on front panel, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 379 titles inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1939-1963); with a preface by the author and appendix of three introductions by Harold Clurman; includes "Waiting for Lefty," "Awake and Sing!," "Till the Day I Die," "Paradise Lost," "Golden Boy," and "Rocket to the Moon". 
Price: 7.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
329 Owen, Gordon Eat and Be Merry: In which is set forth a happier way of living for the whole family, which all of us so earnestly seek and which so few of us find
Salt Lake City, UT Gordon Owen Soft cover Very Good Soft cover 8vo - over 7 Signed by Author(s)
111 pages, decorations throughout, inscribed by the author; comb-bound volume has a bit of general wear. Promotional booklet for Totem Pole Restaurant near Vancouver, WA, includes home-spun anecdotes, verse and witticisms, as well as "20 Favorite Recipes of Col. Harland Sanders." 0 
Price: 8.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
330 Pamela Golbin Paris: Les Boulevards
New York, NY Rizzoli 2015 0847845044 Hardcover As New As New Hardcover 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall Franck, Charles 
As new; dust jacket in protective mylar sleeve. This charming facsimile of a rare Victorian-era illustrated book captures the charm and romance of Paris in delicately rendered cityscapes. This volume honors its original unique binding with eleven gatefolds: each page folds out to six panels displaying the whole of the famous promenades at once. Each panoramic image is brought into historical context by author and curator Pamela Golbin with short anecdotes and musings on famous addresses and landmarks that may or may not still exist. 
Price: 18.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
331 Pardon, George Frederick Further Adventures of the Little Traveller
London james Blackwood 1857 Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 12mo - over 6 
Undated, but with a forward by the editor dated 1857, and with a gift inscription in the front end paper dated 1862. Hardcover in publisher's cloth; 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches; 192 pages; 8 sepia toned illustrated plates; in-text illustrations throughout. Red cloth boards elaborately decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, boards rubbed and worn with a hint of fraying at extremities, front joint with two short splits to the cloth, front board is a little warped causing it to lift at fore edge, front and rear hinges repaired with Japanese tissue, gift inscription and notation from recipient in front end paper, pages browned from age with scattered foxing throughout, binding sound. For all of its flaws, this is a remarkable and beautiful little book. It describes a voyage up the Baltic and the Rhine and visits to Egypt, China, and Persia. Multiple black and white illustrations throughout. Describes a voyage up the Baltic and the Rhine and visits to Egypt, China, and Persia. 
Price: 75.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
332 Parker, Bertha Morris Golden Book of Science
New York, NY Golden Press 1970 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 4to - over 9 McNaught, Harry 
A DeLuxe Golden Book. An introduction to earth, sea, space, plants, animals, man and his inventions. Revised edition; large hardcover, 11 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches, 103 pages with color illustrations throughout; boards are are clean and bright with with square corners and a little wear at extremities, gift inscription in blank page preceding half-title page, else internally clean, crisp and bright with sound binding. In the great Golden Book tradition, The Golden Book of Science makes learning fun with short discussions of dozens of topics with vibrant and engaging illustrations thoughout. From prehistory to modern discoveries, earth, sea and sky to the planets and beyond. 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
333 Parker, Robert B Taming a Sea-Horse: A Spenser Novel
Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence 1986 0385294611 Soft cover Very Good Soft cover 8vo - over 7 Signed by Author(s)
Uncorrected Galley Proof. Signed by the author on publisher provided book plate inside front cover. 418 of 500 copies. Publisher's presentation note laid in. Blue paper wrappers. Approx one inch split to the paper at the tail of spine. Else fine and appears unread. 250 numbered pages. Robert B Parker (1932 - 2010) was renowned for his Spenser novels, featuring the wise-cracking, street-smart Boston private-eye, which earned him a devoted following and reams of critical acclaim. He also launched two other bestselling series featuring, respectively, Massachusetts police chief Jesse Stone and Boston private detective Sunny Randall. 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
334 Parker, Robert B A Catskill Eagle: A Spenser Novel
New York, New York, U.S.A. Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence 1985 0385293852 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7 Signed by Author(s)
First edition. Signed by the author. Green paper boards over brown cloth spine. Very light edge wear. Dust jacket lightly rubbed and edge worn. Now in protective mylar cover. Signed by Parker and inscribed to previous owner on front free end paper. 311 numbered pages. Robert B Parker (1932 - 2010) was renowned for his Spenser novels, featuring the wise-cracking, street-smart Boston private-eye, which earned him a devoted following and reams of critical acclaim. He also launched two other bestselling series featuring, respectively, Massachusetts police chief Jesse Stone and Boston private detective Sunny Randall. 
Price: 35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
335 Parker, Robert B Ceremony: A Spenser Novel
New York, New York, U.S.A. Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence 1982 0440011515 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 Signed by Author(s)
First edition. Signed by the author. Black paper boards over black cloth spine. Light edge wear. Dust jacket rubbed with some faint creases near edges. Now in protective mylar cover. Signed by Parker and inscribed to previous owner on the title page. 182 numbered pages. Robert B Parker (1932 - 2010) was renowned for his Spenser novels, featuring the wise-cracking, street-smart Boston private-eye, which earned him a devoted following and reams of critical acclaim. He also launched two other bestselling series featuring, respectively, Massachusetts police chief Jesse Stone and Boston private detective Sunny Randall. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
336 Parker, Robert B The Widening Gyre: A Spenser Novel
Kalispell, MT Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence 1983 0440087406 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 Signed by Author(s)
First edition. Signed by the author. Blue paper boards over black cloth spine. Light edge wear and faint bumps to corners. Dust jacket shows mild rubbing. Now in protective mylar cover. Signed by Parker and inscribed to previous owner on front free end paper. 183 numbered pages. Robert B Parker (1932 - 2010) was renowned for his Spenser novels, featuring the wise-cracking, street-smart Boston private-eye, which earned him a devoted following and reams of critical acclaim. He also launched two other bestselling series featuring, respectively, Massachusetts police chief Jesse Stone and Boston private detective Sunny Randall. 
Price: 40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
337 Parlato, Stephen The World That Loved Books
Vancouver, BC Simply Read Books 2004 1894965043 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 4to - over 9 Signed by Author(s)
Blue cloth boards with horse cut-out from front board revealing illustration beneath, signed by the author and inscribed to previous owner with elaborate drawing with horse, butterfly, etc., in gold pen in rear paste-down; boards show light wear at extremities including mild bump to top corners, internally clean, crisp and bright. Imagine a world where everyone loves books, and where people become what they read. And then... when the book is done, they become themselves again, only smarter. This is the world Stephen Parlato creates in The World That Loved Books, a world where even the animals love to read. Illustrated with gorgeous, intricately detailed collages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
338 Patch, Carolyn Grace Whitney Hoff: The Story of An Abundant Life
Cambridge Riverside Press 1933 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
223 pages, illustrated throughout with numerous plates of black and white photographs and art reproductions; blue cloth boards with gilt titling, pages lightly toned from age, end papers illustrated with maps, dust jacket with chipping at head and tail of spine, top of front flap hinge split about one inch, now in protective mylar sleeve. Grace Whitney was born in Detroit, Michigan on October 22, 1862 into one of the most prominent families of the city. She married John Jacob Hoff in 1900, and in the same year the couple left the United States and moved to France, which became their home. Grace Whitney Hoff used her fortune for many philanthropic causes. During the First World War she took care of wounded soldiers and founded a rest home for war widows in Peyrieu in the Ain. While president of the YWCA in Detroit, she became interested in women's rights and the access of young women to education, particularly to university. For her philanthropic actions and her generosity she was awarded the Academic Palms in 1923. In 1925 she received the Legion of Honor and was promoted to Officer in 1934. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
339 Pennell, Elizabeth Robins; Pennell, Joseph Art of Whistler
New York, NY Modern Library 1928 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 16mo - over 5 
201 pages; blue flexible leatherette with gilt title and publisher's device, light shelf wear, especially at corners, spine rubbed and spine tail lightly fraying, small crack to tail of front internal hinge, pages toned from age, first Modern Library edition stated, Bernhard end papers, Toledano binding style 4 (1925-1929); featuring 32 reproductions of the artist's works in the "aquatone process. 
Price: 18.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
340 Pennell, Mary E.; Cusak, Alice M. The Children's Own Reader: Book Two
Boston Ginn and Company 1936 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 5.5x7.5 Davis, Marguerite; Laite, Blanche Fisher 
Red cloth boards with black and orange illustration of a witch and two small children. Mild wear to edges and corners. Pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. 288 pages. Little Black Sambo end papers. Illustrated in combinations of blue, orange and black throughout. Measures 5.5 x 7.5 inches. A collection of about 40 stories for children, some well know classics like Little Black Sambo, Aesop's Fables, Hiawatha, Cinderella, etc., along with lesser know stories and fables. Includes stories for Halloween and Christmas, along with other holidays. Wonderful and imaginative illustrations throughout. This book would be at home in any vintage children's book collection. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
341 Pepys, Samuel; Le Gallienne, Richard (editor) Passages from the Diary of Samuel Pepys
New York, NY Modern Library Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 
332 pages; red cloth boards with black and gilt title blocks, dust jacket with small stain to front panel from moisture bleeding from red cloth board, small chip at back top edge, small closed tear at back near spine, light dust staining to spine, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 405 titles listed inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1939-1963); From dust jacket: "intelligently condensed into one volume and with an introduction by Richard Le Gallienne." 0 
Price: 8.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
342 Perkins, Eleanor Ellis Eve Among the Puritans: A Biography of Lucy Fitch Perkins
Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin Company 1956 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover Signed by Author(s)
238 pages, decorative paper boards backed in blue cloth with gilt titling, eight pages of black and white photographs, inscribed by the author in front free end paper; unclipped dust jacket with a bit of chipping and small tears and creasing at extremities, and light rubbing now in protective mylar sleeve. From the dust jacket: "A personal page from a little known chapter of our history -- the return east after the westward adventure. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
343 Peterson, Roger Tory; Hoglund, Rudy; Zinsser, William Roger Tory Peterson: The Art and Photography of the World's Foremost Birder
New York, NY, U.S.A. Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated 1994 0847818160 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Dust jacket scuffed and edge worn with some scratches and indentations to front panel. 204 pages. Profusely & vividly illustrated. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
344 Phelan, Nancy; Volin, Michael Yoga Over Forty
New York, NY Harper & Row 1965 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
165 pages, 16 pages of black and white photographs as well as diagrams throughout; white paper boards backed in green cloth with black titling, dust jacket with light rubbing, some dust smudging and staining, and a bit of chipping at head and tail of spine, now in protective mylar sleeve. 
Price: 8.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
345 Phillips, Sara Dream Symbols
Philadelphia, PA Courage Books 2002 0762413948 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 4to - over 9 
127 pages, beautiful full color reproductions of classic artworks throughout, blue cloth boards with blue titling, only a tiny amount of shelf wear at corners, dust jacket now in protective mylar sleeve. Cover and interior design by Corinda Cook. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
346 Pillsbury Laboratory Pillsbury's Cook Book: A Practical Recipe Book Promoting Effeciency in the Home
Minneapolis, MN Pillsbury Flour Mills Company 1923 Soft cover Good Soft cover 4to - over 9 
Staple-bound. Green cloth spine over heavy card covers. Cloth tape over spine is heavily worn and eaten away in spots exposing pages. Paper covers show only mild wear. Unmarked pages remain clean and crisp. Binding is tight, though rear cover is separating from bottom two staples. 78 pages. Color illustrations. Pillsbury's Best Flour recipe pamphlet laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
347 Poole, Ernest His Family
Franklin Center, PA Franklin Library 1979 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Full blue leather decorated with gilt. Banded spine. All edges gilt. Moire end papers. Ribbon bookmark. Faint moisture spots to gilt of fore and bottom edges. 299 pages. Handsome special limited edition reprint of Poole's 1917 novel about the life of a New York widower and his three daughters in the 1910s. It received the first Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1918. 
Price: 35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
348 Porter, Katherine Anne The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter
New York Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc. 1965 1st US Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First American edition stated. Full blue cloth boards with only the lightest wear at extremities. Price clipped dust jacket with mild rubbing and edge wear. Two tiny edge tears repaired from the inside with clear tape. Sun faded spine. Small number written at top rear corner edge of jacket. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. An attractive copy of the Pulitzer winning collection, which includes four stories not previously published. 495 pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
349 Porter, Katherine Anne Flowering Judas and Other Stories
New York Modern Library 1940 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Plus Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
First Modern Library edition stated. Boards show light wear at extremities. Dust jacket tanned along edges with sun darkened spine. Dust jacket now in mylar. 285 pages plus publisher's list in rear. 274 titles in dust jacket. Toledano spine 8. Originally published in 1930, Flowering Judas was Porter's first published collection of stories. It won her the Guggenheim Fellowship, which allowed her to travel and study abroad. She went on to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1966. 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
350 Pourade, Richard F. Gold in the Sun: The History of San Diego
San Diego, CA Union-Tribune Publishing Company 1966 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Blue cloth boards are clean and square with light wear at extremities. Unmarked pages are clean and crisp. Binding straight and tight. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities. A couple of small tears and a bit of creasing at edges. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 282 pages. B/w photographs throughout. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
351 Price, Roger Oodles of Droodles
New York, NY Simon and Schuster 1955 Soft cover Very Good Soft cover 8vo - over 7 
96 pages, black and white drawings throughout; blue and yellow illustrated wrapper, price on front marked over, a bit of dust smudging, pages toned from age, otherwise square and solid; full of delightful humor both visual and verbal. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
352 Proust, Marcel Swann's Way
New York, NY Modern Library 1928 Hardcover Good Fair Hardcover 16mo - over 5 
551 pages; flexible boards in green balloon cloth with gilt titles and decorations to spine and gilt publisher's device, light shelf wear, pages lightly toned from age, previous owner bookplate in front free end paper, evidence of repair to head of front internal hinge, worn dust jacket with heavy chipping at extremities, sun darkened spine with crease at center split about one third from tail of spine, spine and back, spine tear repaired with tape, now in protective mylar cover, Kent end papers, reprint, 245 titles inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 7 (1931-1939); translated by C. K. Scott Moncrieff, with an introduction by Lewis Galantiere. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
353 Provensen, Alice; Provensen, Martin The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel With Louis Bleriot July 25, 1909
New York, New York, U.S.A. Viking Press 1983 0670342599 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Oblong. Very Good Plus in Good Minus jacket. Light wear to extremities including very light bump to bottom front corner. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. Worn dust jacket with creases at tears at spine ends and corners. One inch chip out at head of spine. Dust jacket now protected in a mylar cover. 39 pages. Bleriot's daring flight across the Channel was the first of its kind, 18 years before Lindbergh's famous flight across the Atlantic. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
354 Purdy, Ruby Fay Rose City of the World: Portland, Oregon
Portland, OR Binfords and Mort 1947 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
196 pages, black and white photograph plates throughout; cream boards with green titling, unclipped dust jacket with chip across spine head, spine darkened and with water spots, now in protective mylar sleeve. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
355 Raber, Oran German - English Dictionary for Foresters
Washington, D.C. Forest Service US Department of Agriculture 1939 Soft cover Very Good Soft cover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Staple-bound softcover, 7 x 5 1/4 inches, 346 pages, German terms with English definitions; green printed stock covers are edge worn with light creasing along spine and lightly flared corners, small sticker removal injury to rear cover at bottom, previous owner's stamp in title page, toned pages otherwise clean and crisp, binding sound. 
Price: 40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
356 Repplier, Agnes To Think of Tea!
Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin Company 1932 Hardcover Very Good Plus Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Cream cloth boards. Top corners bumped. Mild wear at spine ends. Gift inscription in front free end paper. Clean, crisp pages. Binding straight and sound. Price clipped dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with a few small edge tears and chips out at extremities. Sun darkened spine with tiny piece out near center. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 208 pages. Small illustrations of various tea apparatus throughout. An interesting and informative story of tea in England, from its arrival to becoming an institution. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
357 Reynolds, Charles Sketches of Oldtown & Old Timers
Portland, OR Charles Reynolds 1980 Hardcover Very Good Plus Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 Signed by Author(s)
Oblong. Boards show mild rubbing and edge wear. Scattering of tiny indentations to rear board. Copyright stamp in front end paper. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with several short closed tears at edges with some creases. Price clipped dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 84 drawings with brief descriptions on versos. Handsome collection of sketches of building and a cross section of the residents of Old Town in Portland, Oregon. The author's intent was to sketch the buildings and the people of the streets before they vanished. Five of the buildings burned during the year he spent drawing them. Signed and inscribed by the author to prev. owner on front free end paper. 
Price: 45.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
358 Richter, H. P. Hengist the Horse: Four Stories for Children
London Bancroft & Co. 1960 Hardcover Very Good Good Plus Hardcover 8vo - over 7 Holle, E. 
Illustrated paper boards are clean and bright with moderate edge and corner wear. Faint damp stain at tail of spine. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities. A couple of short closed edge tears and mild damp stain at tail of spine visible only from inside. Laminate lifting along front flap hinge. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Unnumbered pages. Pictorial end papers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
359 Rikitake, Tsuneji Earthquake Prediction (Developments in Solid Earth Geophysics #9)
Amsterdam Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company 1976 0444413731 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
357 pages, 138 illustrations and 24 tables; red cloth boards with black titling, unclipped dust jacket with small closed tears, creases, rubbing and a bit of chipping at extremities, now in protective mylar sleeve. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
360 Rockwood, Roy Bomba the Jungle Boy: Jaguar Island
New York Clover Books/ McLoughlin Bros. 1927 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 12mo - over 6 
1950s era reprint. Glossy illustrated boards with mild rubbing and edge wear. Scuffing at corners and spine ends. Previous owner's name and a blind stamp in front end paper. Pages toned from age. Binding straight and tight. 209 pages. B4 on cover with price of 49c. Bomba the Jungle Boy series was part of the Stratemeyer Syndicate of books which included the series Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys and the Bobbsey Twins. This series was written under the pseudonym Roy Rockwood, and was created in imitation of the very successful Tarzan series. There were twenty books in the series, originally published by Cupples & Leon in the 1920s and 30s. This is the fourth book in the series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
361 Rontgen, Robert E. Marks on German, Bohemian and Austrian Porcelain 1710 to Present: Updated & Revised Edition
Atglen, PA Schiffer Puplishing, Ltd 1997 0764303538 Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Hardcover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Faint wear at extremities. Small pen scribble in front free end paper. Prev. owner's name and address in blank page at rear. Dust jacket in protective mylar cover. Marbled end papers. Illustrated. 645 pages. Heavy & oversize. 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
362 Rosen, Ruth Chier Wick and Lick: A Gazette of Chafing Dish Specialties
New York Richards Rosen Associates, Inc. 1954 Soft cover Very Good Soft cover 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall 
Small comb-bound cookbook in original box. Tabbed sections. Box is rubbed and scuffed at extremities with small crack to bottom front corner. The book has been well preserved in the box and shows only very light corner wear where it moved around inside the box. Otherwise it is bright, crisp and like new. 140 pages. Book measures about 4 x 5 inches and box is 4.5 x 5.5. Five tabbed sections are Brunch & Appetizers, Meat, Fish, Poultry, and Cheese, Eggs and Desserts. Each section starts with a few sample menus, followed by recipes with occasional black and white photos of the dishes. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
363 Ross, Alexander Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River: Being a Narrative of the Expedition Fitted Out by John Jacob Astor, to Establish the "Pacific Fur Company;" with an Account of Some Indian Tribes on the Coast of the Pacific.
London Smith, Elder and Co. 1849 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 12mo - over 6 
7 1/2 x 5 inches, 352 pages, fold-out map at frontis; rebound in brown calf, five raised bands on spine, gilt bordered boards and gilt bands to spine, boards scuffed and rubbed along extremities, bottom corners and tail of spine wearing through, tiny splits at joint ends, front internal hinge neatly repaired with archival tissue, bit of sticker residue and book plate in front end paper, scattered foxing to fold out map and title page, tiny closed tear to fore edge of title page, toned pages otherwise clean and crisp, binding remains sound. 352 pages. Measures about 5 x 7.5 inches. Bookplate bears the Royal Motto of England, "Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense" within a garter, encircling a gryphon, standing over a baby, with a royal crown at the top of the garter. Considered by Elliott Coues to be one of the three "synoptical gospels" of the Astoria enterprise (along with the narratives of Gabriel Franchere and Ross Cox). Alexander Ross came to Astoria at the beginning and his narrative includes a general account of the venture, the overland expedition, the geography and the native tribes. Appendices: Chinook Vocabulary; Table of the Weather at the Mouth of the Columbia. Fold out Map of the Columbia to Illustrate Ross's Adventures. 
Price: 850.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
364 Russell, John British Portrait Painters
London William Collins 1944 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Green paper over boards. Bottom rear corner bumped. Scuffing along edges.Faint scattered foxing in end papers. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping along hinges and at head/tail of spine. Light foxing to rear panel. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 48 pages with 8 plates in color and 17 illustrations in black & white. #76 in the Britain in Pictures series. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
365 Sappho Songs of Sappho
Mount Vernon, NY Peter Pauper Press 1966 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 Wyatt, Stanley 
62 pages, monochromatic illustrations throughout; mild shelf wear, clipped dust jacket with mild shelf wear, including small chips at top edge, in protective mylar cover. An attractive copy of one of the beautiful Peter Pauper Press vintage books. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
366 Sarg, Tony Tony Sarg's Magic Movie Book
New York, NY B. F. Jay & Co 1943 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9 - 12 
Spiral bound in illustrated paper boards. Covers are scuffed and darkened with age, and corners are bumped. Chipping and short tears at spine ends. Occasional age spots and some toning to otherwise clean pages. Binding remains sound. Pocket intact in front of book holding glasses. Ten pages of classic stories or rhymes with a wheel that turns to different images of the story. Pictures are in blue & red, and to be "watched" using the glasses, which have blue & red lenses that move up and down to make the pictures move. There are also several pages of rhymes with no moving parts, but pictures still in red & blue. The book originally came with two pairs of glasses, but only one remains. 
Price: 75.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
367 Saroyan, William Don't Go Away Mad and Other Plays
New York, New York, U.S.A. Harcourt, Brace & Company 1949 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Full yellow cloth boards with green titles to spine. Corners square. Light darkening and discoloration at extremities. Spine ends shelf worn. Pages faintly toned from age. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with a bit of chipping at spine ends and tiny tear at bottom front edge. Spine is sun darkened. All four flap corners are clipped. 238 pages. First edition stated. Includes two other plays: A Decent Birth, A Happy Funeral and Sam Ego's House. Saroyan's plays were drawn from deeply personal sources, and often disregarded the convention that conflict is essential to drama. 
Price: 32.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
368 Saroyan, William The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze
New York, New York, U.S.A. Random House 1934 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Plus Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Gray cloth with wrap-around copper label. Copper plate is crinkled and flaking along spine. Small spot of light soiling near tail of front joint. Prev owner's printed book plate in front end paper. Pages a bit toned from age. Binding sound. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with a few small, closed tears. Chipping at head of spine and along top rear edge. Toning along extremities. Old clear tape repairs/reinforcement to inside of dust jacket at edges. Not visible from the outside. Dust jacket now encased on protective mylar cover. 270 pages. First edition stated. Penciled note in rear end paper reads, "April 27, 1949. 1st edition. Bought at the sale of Frank Capra's library at the Parke-Bernet Galleries (lot no. 357). SC." Saroyan's first book collects 26 stories, all brief, and some only a page long, in the author's own idiosyncratic vein, written with great speed during a time when he claimed to have written a story a day for 30 days. 
Price: 175.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
369 Saroyan, William Tracy's Tiger
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1951 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 
Black cloth boards are clean and square. Gilt titles on spine are a little faded. Slight lean to spine. Pages toned from age. Dust jacket scuffed and edge worn with chipping at head & tail of spine. Small piece out of spine over author's last name. Spine sunned. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 143 pages. Drawings by Henry Koerner. A fairy tale for adults about a young man and his imaginary tiger, who becomes real after the boy falls in love. 
Price: 45.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
370 Saroyan, William Chance Meetings
New York, NY W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. 1978 039308809X 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
135 pages; red paper over boards backed in red cloth with gilt titling, dust jacket now in protective mylar sleeve. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
371 Sartre, Jean Paul L'etre et le Neant [Being and Nothingness] (Bibliotheque des Idees)
Paris Librairie Gallimard 1947 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Second edition, bound in original publisher's boards. Octavo, 722,[3] pages. Black paper boards decorated in white and green stamping, boards rubbed and wearing along extremities, pages toned with heavy tanning in prelims, binding sound. Dated 1943 on title page, but one of the 1947 second printing limited edition, this being 936 of 1040. Being and Nothingness is the major work by Jean-Paul Sartre and considered by many to be the most complete work of existentialist philosophy. 
Price: 450.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
372 Say, Allen Grandfather's Journey
Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin Company 1993 0395570352 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 4to - over 9 Signed by Author(s)
32 pages, illustrated with exquisite paintings throughout, inscribed by the author with an original pen and ink drawing in the front free end paper; brown cloth boards with gilt titling, dust jacket with small tears and slight creasing at front bottom edge, small closed tear and creasing at head of spine, now in protective mylar sleeve. Illustrated by the author. Winner of The Caldecott Medal. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
373 Schmidt, Karl Patterson Our Friendly Animals and Whence They Came
Chicago, IL M. A. Donohue 1938 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover Folio - over 12 - 15" tall Walter Alois Weber 
Illustrated paper boards over red cloth spine. Boards rubbed and chipped at edges. Bottom corners wearing through. Mild handling wear at bottom edges of pages. One page has a very small tear at the bottom edge. Otherwise pages are clean and crisp. Binding straight and sound. Dust jacket worn and tattered at edges with closed tears and creasing. Loss at head and tail of spine. Mild smudging and soiling. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 64 numbered pages. Monotone illustrations throughout plus 12 color plates. Karl Patterson Schmidt (1890 - 1957) was Chief Curator of Zoology at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago from 1941-55. Walter Alois Weber (1906 - 1979) developed his talent for drawing at an early age and used to sell his drawings at a local tavern so he could buy soda pop. He showed an interest about animal and plant life early on and had collections of whatever living things he could catch and keep: beetles, squirrels, crows, ants, mice, raccoons, and turtles, for instance; together with plants from their natural habitat. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
374 Schultz, Brandon Bookstore Cats
New York, NY Glitterati Editions 2017 1943876525 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
As new and unread. Delightful collection of cats who live in bookstores. Featuring our very own (late) Tuffie Tuferton of Tuff Town USA. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
375 Scott, Sir Walter The Bridal of Triermain
Boston, MA Lee and Shepard Publishers 1888 Hardcover Good No Jacket 13 x 10 MacQuoid, Percy 
Large, oblong book with illustrated boards and gilt titles. Boards are rubbed and worn. Corners and spine ends scuffed through and bits of the cloth are missing at the head and tail of spine. End paper at front hinge is cracked but binding is holding. Clean, unmarked pages. 64 pages. This is a book length poem with fourteen illustrated plates dispersed throughout the text. Each plate is protected by a tissue guard, though the tissue is missing from plate V. The illustrations are truly stunning. The Bridal of Triermain is a rhymed, romantic, narrative-poem, written in 1813. It celebrates the exploits of a knight errant - Sir Roland De Vaux - as he seeks to rescue (and hopefully espouse) a beautiful maiden, Gyneth, who is the illegitimate daughter of King Arthur. Doomed by Merlin 500 years previously to an enchanted sleep inside a magic castle, she awaits her brave and noble rescue. 
Price: 65.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
376 Sebastian, Jeanine B. (translator) Jack, Le Tueur De Geants (Jack the Giant Killer)
Indianapolis, IN Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. 1961 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 Ramirez, Pablo 
Boards show faint wear at extremities. Dust jacket rubbed with a few small closed tears at edges. Small chip out at head of spine. Now in protective mylar cover. Unpaginated. French translation of a favorite old story. Lovely illustrations throughout. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
377 Sendak, Maurice We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy
New York, New York, U.S.A. Harper Collins 1993 0062050141 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Oblong. Dust jacket in mylar. Unpaginated. Two traditional rhymes from Mother Goose, ingeniously joined and interpreted by Maurice Sendak. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
378 Shambaugh, Bertha M. H. Amana: The Community of True Inspiration
State Historical Society of Iowa 1908 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Green tweed boards with gilt titles and decoration. Mild rubbing at extremities. Small spot of soiling to bottom front corner. Top edges gilt. Deckled fore edges with many uncut. Prev. owner's name in front end paper. Unmarked pages are clean and crisp with light toning from age. Binding straight and tight. 414 pages. Seven sepia toned plates with captioned tissue guards depicting documents. Looks at the Amana community from three perspectives: The history of the Community; the life and the social institutions of the Amana; and the religious beliefs and customs of the Inspirationalists. 
Price: 35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
379 Shea, John G. Contemporary Furniture Making for Everybody
New York, NY Van Nostrand Reinhold Company 1965 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 4to - over 9 Signed by Author(s)
178 pages, profusely illustrated with photographs and plans; blue cloth with silver titles, slightly yellowed dust jacket with mild rubbing and edge wear, slightly chipped at extremities with short closed tear at rear head of spine. Comprehensive plans and instructions to build fashionable mid-century furniture. 
Price: 40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
380 Sheridan, R. B. The School for Scandal: A Comedy
Oxford, England Oxford/Limited Editions Club 1934 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 4to - over 9 Sussan, Rene Ben 
Introduction by Carl Van Doren and Hand-Coloured Etchings by Rene Ben Sussan. Published by Oxford University Press and printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club. One of fifteen hundred copies, this being number 996 and signed by Ben Sussan. Oversize hard cover in original slip case. Paper wrapped boards with paste-down title block to front cover. Paper is splitting and fraying at head/tail of spine. Tanning in end papers. Prev. owner's name at top of front free end paper. Beautiful hand-made paper pages are clean and tightly bound. Some ghosting to verso pages of illustrations. Shelf worn slip case is darkened. Worn through at corners and shelf edges with some splitting at extremities. Richard Brinsley Sheridan's The School for Scandal is a comedy of manners, a play satirizing the behavior and customs of upper classes through witty dialogue and an intricate plot with comic situations that expose characters' shortcomings. In The play, the author mainly satirizes malicious gossip and hypocrisy in the fashionable society of London in the 1770s. It was first performed in London on May 8, 1777, in Drury Lane Theatre. 
Price: 65.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
381 Sherman, E. Helene Beau Beau's 1 2 3
Sudbury, MA Kurbel Books 1985 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Hardcover 64mo - up to 3" tall 
Miniature hardcover in card stock slipcase; Deluxe edition of 200 numbered copies of which this is 043; 2.5 x 2.5 inches; accordion fold; unpaginated; 12 illustrated pages, 11 of which are in color plus 4 pages of 20c dog stamps. Cream leather (goat) boards with blue titles to spine, marbled end papers, tiny exlibris book plate in front end paper for [Kalman} Levitan (co-founder of the Miniature Book Society), red stock slipcase with tiny color paste-down illustration to front, edges of slipcase are lightly creased, else no notable flaws. This little fold-out book is amazing and adorable! The artist E. Helene Sherman was occasionally visited by a toy poodle named Beau Pierre, and she made this little book to honor him. Ten pages numbered 1-0 each with a different illustration of Beau being the dog he is, followed by four pages of beautiful stamps of different breeds of dogs. 
Price: 95.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
382 Shiels, Archie W. San Juan Islands: The Cronstadt of the Pacific
Juneau, Alaska Empire Printing Company 1938 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Full green cloth with gilt titles and decoration. Very light wear at extremities. Faint short scratch to front board. Gilt to spine is a little faded. Fore edge deckled with many pages remaining uncut. Frontis map. 275 pages. One of 500 limited copies, unnumbered. Signed and inscribed by the author. 
Price: 75.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
383 Simon, Peter Angelo Big Apple Circus
Middlesex, UK Penguin Books 1978 014004969X Soft cover Very Good Soft cover 8vo - over 7 
Unpaginated, black and white photographs throughout; a bit of general wear along edges and at corners. Designed by Bea Feitler. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
384 Smith, Grace S. Graceful Months
San Francisco, CA Juniper Von Phitzer 2001 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine Hardcover 64mo - up to 3" tall Signed by Author(s)
Miniature hardcover accordion fold book in slipcase. 3 x 3 inches; this book is number 10 of 36 copies; 12 unnumbered illustrated pages; signed by the artist; initialed by the printer. Silk boards with paste-down to front board, folds out with one page for each month of the year, each year represented with its starting letter and a floral illustration in a white circle over a marbled background, printed reproductions. On the rear of pages are description of the flower calendar, artist's bio, description of the process of making the book, colophon, and small marbled circles over silk sheets. 
Price: 100.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
385 Smith, Steve Fly the Biggest Piece Back
Missoula, MT Mountain Press Pub Co 1979 0878421181 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover 4to - over 9 Signed by Author(s)
Bound in full blue cloth with silver plane on front and silver titles to spine. In matching blue cloth slip case. Boards show faint wear at extremities. Mild shelf wear to case. 278 pages. Black & white photos. One of 300 specially bound and signed copies. Signed by the author on title page and by Bob Johnson on the limitation page. The story of mountain pilot Bob Johnson and his Johnson Flying Service. 
Price: 70.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
386 Snyder, Eugene E. Early Portland: Stump-Town Triumphant: Rival Towns on the Willamette 1831-1854
Portland, OR Binfords and Mort 1970 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
182 pages, 16 pages of black and white photographs; red cloth boards with black titling, previous owner inscription in front free end paper, unclipped dust jacket with a couple of small closed tears at edges now in protective mylar sleeve. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
387 Solis-Cohen, Myer The Blue Book for Girl, Wife and Mother
Philadelphia, PA John C. Winston Company 1911 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 12mo - over 6 
Gilt stamped blue boards, no dust jacket, x,252 pp. Boards show wear at extremities with bottom front corner lightly bumped and corners just beginning to fray; internally clean, bright and sound. Myer Solis-Cohen was the husband of Judith Solis-Cohen, an author, editor, and feminist. According to family legend, her last name reflected her grandmother Judith's demonstration that women wield power. In 1837, when Myer David Cohen asked Judith Solis to be his wife, she agreed to marry him only after he agreed that their names would be hyphenated. 
Price: 45.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
388 Spencer, Francis M.; Monroe, Lee S. The Color Atlas of Intestinal Parasites
Springfield, IL Charles C. Thomas 1961 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
xvii,142 pages; numerous color plates of parasites and occasional black and white in-text illustrations. Gray cloth boards are clean and square with a hint of fraying to bottom front corner, previous owner's name and address in front end paper, clean crisp pages, binding sound, plain gray dust wrapper with black titles is rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities, small chip out at top edge and a couple of small edge tears, now in protective mylar cover. Dozens of color illustrations of parasites under microscope with scientific explanations of each. Detailed and comprehensive midcentury medical text. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
389 Sports Illustrated Ten Top Tips: Prepared for Jantzen International Sports Club by Sports Illustrated (Golf Instruction Booklet)
Portland, OR Jantzen Inc. 1958 Staple-Bound Very Good 4.5 x 6" 
Golf instruction booklet, illustrated with drawings of men playing golf in Jantzen sportswear. The booklet is in very good condition with mild rubbing and edge wear to covers. Bottom corner tip is a little flared. Unmarked pages are clean and bright. 
Price: 8.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
390 Stables, Gordon Wild Adventures 'Round the Pole
New York, NY H. M. Caldwell Company 1893 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 5.25x7.5" 
Undated, but this cover design was used by the publisher in 1901. This title was originally published in 1893. Green cloth with illustration of man reading on front board and Art Nouveau style floral design on spine. Cover titles in gilt. Boards are clean and square with light wear at extremities. Spine decoration is faded. Brief gift inscription in front free end paper. Clean, crisp pages. Sound binding. 333 pages. William Gordon Stables (1840 1910) was a Scottish-born medical doctor in the Royal Navy and a prolific author of adventure fiction, primarily for boys. He wrote over 130 books. The bulk of his large output is boys' adventure fiction, often with a nautical or historical setting. He also wrote books on health, fitness and medical subjects, and the keeping of cats and dogs. He was a copious contributor of articles and stories to the Boy's Own Paper. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
391 Stoddard, George D. On the Education of Women [Inscribed]
New York, NY Macmillan Company 1950 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Signed by Author(s)
From the Kappa Delta PI Lecture Series; hardcover with dust jacket, 101 pages; blue cloth with gilt titles, mild wear at extremities, dust jacket tanned with sunned spine and a bit of chipping and edge wear; small closed tear to spine; inscribed by the author on front free end paper and dated April, '50. George Dinsmore Stoddard (1897 - 1981) was the president of University of Illinois and the University of the State of New York. He was also the chancellor of New York University and Long Island University. "The time has come to give as much attention to homemakers seeking a good education in colleges, as to physicists, chemists, or engineers." - George Stoddard 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
392 Strope, Nancy Cattle Country Cook Book: Basic Recipes from East of the Cascades
Portland, OR Binfords & Mort 1973 0832302198 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Small, faint pink spot on front board just above title. A bit of soiling to bottom edges of text block. Soiling in bottom margin of pages 116 & 117. Price clipped dust jacket with edge wear and heavy rubbing, now in protective mylar cover. 308 pages. B/w photographs. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
393 Swift, Jonathan Gulliver's Travels and Other Writings
New York, NY Modern Library 1958 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 
First Modern Library edition stated; 550 pages; green cloth with black and gilt title blocks, pages lightly toned from age, occasional underlining and marginalia, old price inked on top corner of title page, dust jacket with mild rubbing including on spine, small chips at corners, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 380 titles listed inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1958-1963); includes "A Tale of a Tub," "The Battle of the Books," "A Modest Proposal," and selections from his letters, essays, and poems, with an introduction and commentaries by Ricardo Quintana. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
394 Symonds, John Addington The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti
New York Modern Library Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Green cloth with black title blocks. Boards are clean and square with very light wear at extremities. Previous owner's name in green at top of title page. Else clean, unmarked pages. Binding straight and sound. Dust jacket rubbed with light edge wear and a bit of chipping at extremities. Sun faded spine. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 544 pages plus publisher's lists. Rockwell Kent end papers. 393 titles in rear of dust jacket. Toledano spine 8. Cover design by E. McKnight Kauffer. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
395 Synge, J. M.; O'Casey, Sean; Gregory, Lady; Carroll, Paul Vincent Five Great Modern Irish Plays
New York, NY Modern Library 1941 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 
332 pages; grey cloth with green and gilt title blocks, light shelf wear, small gift inscription in half-title page, small small brown spot on front board at bottom edge, price clipped dust jacket with light shelf wear especially at extremities, lightly chipped spine ends, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, reprint, 377 titles inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1941-1963); with a forward by George Jean Nathan. 
Price: 7.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
396 Tarkington, Booth Alice Adams
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Page & Company 1921 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Brown cloth with black stamped titles. Boards are rubbed and edge worn with some faint soiling. Spine ends crushed. Private ownership stamp at top corner of front end paper. Unmarked pages are clean and crisp with some light toning. Hinge starting at center. 434 pages with four b/w plates by Arthur William Brown. Title page blocked in red. First edition with 1921 on title page and copyright page with no further printing information. Second state of the first printing with the error corrected on page 419.Tarkington won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for the second time with this novel, making him one of only four authors ever to do so. 
Price: 28.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
397 Taylor, Geoffrey Insect Life in Britain
London Collins 1945 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Yellow paper over boards. bumps to bottom corners. Scuffing to edges. Slight lean to spine. Occasional foxing. Dust jacket edge worn with mild chipping at extremities and some scuffing along sun faded spine. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 48 pages with 8 plates in color and 22 illustrations in black & white. #94 in the Britain in Pictures series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
398 Temple, Vere British Butterflies
London William Collins 1949 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Lt green paper over boards. Light bumps to corners of front board. Slight lean to spine. Dust jacket rubbed along edges with a bit of chipping at extremities. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Bright, crisp copy. 48 pages with 8 plates in color and 22 illustrations in black & white. #125 in the Britain in Pictures series. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
399 Thackeray, William Makepeace Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero
New York, NY Modern Library Hardcover Good Very Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 
784 pages, occasional black and white illustrated plates; red cloth with green title blocks, occasional underlining in pencil, previous owner inscription in front free end paper, one inch tear at top edge of dust jacket front, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 299 titles inside dust jacket, Toledano binding style 8 (1950-1963); includes black and white facsimile of wrapper to one of the original monthly numbers and of the title page to the 1848 first edition featuring illustrations by the author. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
400 Thompson, Francis Complete Poems of Francis Thompson
New York, NY Modern Library Hardcover Good Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 
358 pages; green cloth with black and gilt title blocks, light shelf wear, especially at corners, mild stain to spine tail and along bottom edge of front board, text block unaffected, price clipped dust jacket with chipping at extremities including a bit of loss at head/tail of spine, sun darkened spine with damp stain at tail and bottom spine corner of rear panel, now in protective mylar sleeve, Kent end papers, 379 titles inside dust jack, Toledano binding style 8 (1940-1960); arranged in accordance with the English poet and mystic's express instructions. 0 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
< PREV  1 2 3   4  5 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to mail@crookedhousebooks.com
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie