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    A New England Farmer [Lowell, John] :  Perpetual War, The Policy of Mr. Madison.  Boston: Printed by Chester Stebbins, 1812. First Edition. Very good- in stab sewn wrapper with Bowdoin College and the name of an early prior owner (Ezra Abbot, Jr.) written across the upper edge of the front page. An octavo of 9 by 5 7/8 inches with the fore edge and lower edge rough cut and shallow chipping to the fore edge of the front page. Written in pencil is the author's name surrounded in brackets just above the word "Boston". The contents are spotted with foxing throughout, but primarily in the margins. 117 pages of text. The author, John Lowell (1769-1840) was a Massachusetts lawyer, agriculturist, philanthropist, and a well known Federalist who wrote many pamphlets in support of his point of view. He was often at odds with the Democratic Party and published many unsigned pieces critical of President James Madison's efforts to build a standing army and navy and the War of 1812. (DAB)
    TB29956  $150.00



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    A-No. 1 [Livingston, Leon Ray (18721944)]:  From Coast To Coast With Jack London.  Erie, Penn.: The Ano1 Publishing Company, n.d. c1917. Fourth Edition. Very good in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small octavo measuring 7 5/8" by 5 1/8" with light wear to the spine ends and with a very faint dampness stain the lower inside corners of the first 33 pages and to the front panel. Without a dust jacket as issued. 136 pages of text. The eighth volume in the books about tramp life by the author. The rear panel is printed with a facsimile, handwritten copy of a letter to the author from Jack London. Illustrated throughout with small line drawings within the text. A clean and handsome copy with little wear and no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB28387  $100.00



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    Abbey, Edward:  Good News.  New York: E. P. Dutton, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/4 by 5 3/8 inches with the typical tanning to the outer edges of the pages. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 242 pages of text.
    TB29937  $125.00



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    Abbey, Edward:  The Journey Home Some Words in Defense of the American West.  New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1977. First PB Edition, First Printing. Near fine in 1/4 black cloth and orange cloth covered boards with metallic copper colored text stamping on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/4 by 5 3/8 inches with a prior owner's name and date and place read on the first free end page. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket. 242 pages of text. With illustrations by Jim Stiles.
    TB29938  $75.00



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    Abbey, Edward:  Desert Images An American Landscape.  New York: Gallery Books, 1987. Third printing by Gallery Book. Fine in tan cloth covered boards with dark brown text stamping on the spine and front board. A large folio 16 1/2" by 10" containing hundreds of color photographs with a minor bump to the upper fore corner of the front board. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with minor wrinkling at the upper fore corner of the front panel and rubbing at the upper corners of the spine area. This is the Gallery Books reprint of Abbey's extremely scarce and very expensive first edition originally published by Harcourt Brance and Janovich in 1979. 238 pages including an index, with beautiful full color photography by David Muench. This book originally sold for $125.00.
    TB26823  $40.00




  • Abbey, Edward:  The Fool's Progress.  New York: Henry Holt & Co, 1988. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and yellow paper covered boards with bold gilt text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9" by 6" with very faint dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 485 pages of text.
    TB00866  $25.00




  • Abbey, Edward:  Confessions of a Barbarian.  Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1994. First H.B. Edition. Fine, In a fine dust jacket.
    TB02943  $25.00




  • Abbey, Edward:  Hayduke Lives!.  Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1990. First Edition, First printing. Fine In a fine dust jacket. The sequel to The Monkey Wrench Gang.
    TB01010  $15.00




  • Abbey, Edward:  The Serpents of Paradise.  New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1995. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. A collection of thirty-five essays and short stories arranged by John Macrae into a reader. The stories and essays are provided in a chronological order to show the progression of Abbey as a writer and the events which shaped his thoughts.
    TB05131  $15.00




  • Abbey, Edward:  Resist Much, Obey Little.  Tucson: Harbinger House, 1989. First Revised Edt.. Fine, Without a dust jacket. Written by James Hepworth and Gregory McNamee. The updated and revised version of the original 1985 edition.
    TB02708  $10.00



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    Abbott, Wilbur C.:  New York in the American Revolution.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First Edition. Very near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with a white paper label on the spine and illustrated end papers. An octavo of 8 7/8 by 5 7/8 inches with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine crimped inward and with mild bumping to the fore corners of the front board. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with 1/4 inch chipping at the ends of the spine area and a 1/4 inch deep chip at the upper edge of the front panel and shallow chipping to the upper edge of the rear panel. The spine area is tanned. 302 pages including an index, bibliography, text and illustrated from reproductions of contemporary works of art. The author traces the history of New York City during the American Revolution.
    TB31548  $75.00



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    Abbott, Jacob:  Makers of History: Madame Roland.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1901. Reprint. Near fine in full, dark blue leather covered boards with five raised bands on the spine with gilt text and tool work in the compartments and with gilt rules around the edges of the boards. All three edges of the text block are gilt, together with gilt dentelles on the leather turn-ins. With a silk placement ribbon sewn in at the head of the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. 304 pages of text and illustrated with a frontispiece and seven plates from engravings. The contents of this copy are clean and free of any prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB31021  $40.00



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    Abbott, Jacob:  Makers of History: Xerxes.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1901. Reprint. Near fine in full, dark blue leather covered boards with five raised bands on the spine with gilt text and tool work in the compartments and with gilt rules around the edges of the boards. All three edges of the text block are gilt, together with gilt dentelles on the leather turn-ins. With a silk placement ribbon sewn in at the head of the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. 302 pages of text and illustrated with a frontispiece and seven plates from engravings. The contents of this copy are clean and free of any prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB31022  $40.00




  • Abbott, E. C.:  We Pointed Them North.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1991. First thus. Fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations with a gilt top edge to the text block. Still contained within the publisher's original shrink wrap protection. Originally published in 1939 by Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. Written by E. C. "Teddy Blue" Abbott and Helena Huntington Smith. A Lakeside Classic issued in 1991.
    TB31443  $30.00




  • Abdill, George B.:  A Locomotive Engineer's Album A Saga of Steam Engines in America.  Seattle: Superior Publishing Company, 1965. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in orange cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and front board. In a near fine dust jacket with the original price intact on the front flap with minor rubbing at the ends of the spine area. 190 pages of text and black and white photographs throughout. This is the fifth volume in the Old Railroad series of books.
    TB17501  $30.00



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    Achenbach, Joel:  The Grand Idea George Washington's Potomac and the Race to the West.  New York: Simon & Schuster, (2004). First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black and tan paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6 1/2". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 367 pages including an index, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with maps and a section of black and white reproductions of contemporary works of art. Washington saw the Potomac as the answer to creating less expensive canal transportation to the Ohio River area and also as the means to assure that western states stayed allied with the Union.
    TB25674  $25.00




  • Ackroyd, Peter:  London The Biography.  New York: Anchor Books/Random House, (2000). 5th Paperback Printing. Fine in heavy printed paper wraps. Without a dust jacket as issued. 801 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with photographs, maps and reproductions of earlier works of art. "Two thousand years of London's history and folklore...."
    TB24451  $12.00




  • Adams, Charles Francis:  Letters of John Adams And Of Mrs. Adams Volumes 1 through 4.  Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1841. First and Third Editions. All four volumes of this complete set are in good+ condition in their original dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spines and ornate, blind embossing on the boards and on the cloth of the spines. Each is a 16mo of 6 7/8 by 4 3/8 inches with the cloth at the heads and heels of the spines worn down to the edges of the text blocks and the cloth of the spine on volume I is cracked at its upper 1 1/2 inches, but holding. The first free end page of volume I is embossed in blind with the very small seal of "B. Bradley Bindery Boston". From Bookbinding in America 1680-1910 it is stated that: "In 1832 Benjamin Bradley established the first American bindery to specialize in cloth work. He pioneered in edition binding...." Volumes I and II titled: Letters of Mrs. Adams, The Wife of John Adams, are both third editions. Volume I contains 208 pages of text and is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Abigail Adams. Volume II contains 282 pages of text and is illustrated with a facsimile of a note from Abigail Adams to Oliver Wendell. Volumes III and IV are titled: Letters of John Adams Addressed To His Wife, are both first editions. Volume III contains 286 pages of text and lacks the frontispiece of Adams. Volume IV contains 282 pages of text. An extremely uncommon set. (Sabin, 246 & 264; Maser, Bookbinding in America, p88; American Signed Bindings, p69)
    TB31853  $1700.00



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    Adams, John Quincy:  The Jubilee Of The Constitution. A Discourse Delivered A The Request Of The New York Historical Society.  New York: Samuel Colman, 1839. First Edition. Very good in its original paper wraps over a sewn binding with a portion of the original black text on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 7/8 by 5 1/2 inches with the flimsy front cover reinforced on its verso side with thin tissue guard and the inner, printed, heavier paper wrap is reinforced on both of its sides. The binding has been more recently reinforced with sawn-in threads securing all pages and the remaining wraps. Small losses to the outer wrap at the corners and fore edge. Both panels of the rear wraps are missing. The text block is generally well foxed throughout. 136 pages illustrated with the frontispiece titled " Inauguration of Washington at the Old City Hall 1789". The full title reads: "The Jubilee Of The Constitution. A Discourse Delivered A The Request Of The New York Historical Society In the City of New York, On Tuesday, The 30th of April 1839; Being the Fiftieth Anniversary Of The Inauguration Of George Washington as President Of The United States, on Thursday, The 30th of April, 1789." (Sabin, 281)
    TB28871  $190.00




  • Adams:  Charles M. Russell The Cowboy Artist.  Pasadena: Trail's End Pub. Co., 1948. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in dark red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a poor dust jacket as the entire upper 1/3rd of the front panel, the upper 1/4 of the spine area and the upper 1/2 of the rear panel are missing. 350 pages containing text, a list of illustraions and a bibliographic check list. Laid-in are two more recent, color photographs of the Russells' grave markers.
    TB08098  $35.00




  • Adams, Frank Davis:  The Life & Times of Buckshot South.  New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1959. First Edition, First printing. Fine in red paper covered boards. In a very good+ dust jacket with light wear and curling at the ends of ends of the spine area. A humorous novel of the west during the closing of the frontier era.
    TB09858  $17.50




  • Adams, Richard:  The Day Gone By.  London: Hutchinson, 1990. First Edition, First printing. Fine in green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket.
    TB07005  $10.00




  • Adams, Richard:  The Unbroken Web.  New York: Crown Publishers, In, 1980. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in brown cloth covered boards. In a near fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. A collection of stories and fables with some wonderful color and black and white illustrations. Illustrated with color plates by Yvonne Gilbert and drawings by Jennifer Campbell.
    TB00113  $5.60



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    Adams, John, and Abigail Adams:  Letters of John and Abigail Adams 1762 to 1826.  n.p.: Westvaco, 2001. Limited Edition. Fine in 1/4 dark red cloth and printed paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with decorated end sheets. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is within a fine paper covered slip case. The book and its slip case are still contained within the publisher's original shipping carton. 133 pages of text followed by a listing of the Westvaco's American Classics Series. With a forward and introduction by Willaim J. Bennett. Illustrated with eleven colored plates as "a brief pictorial history of the design of our flag from 1775 to the present". The 44th volume in the Westvaco Christmas series.
    TB25339  $40.00



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    Adams, Elbridge L. and John Sheridan Zelie:  Joseph Conrad The Man and A Burial In Kent Together with some Bibliographical Notes.  New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1925. First Edition. Very near fine in 1/4 beige cloth and marbled paper covered boards with a paper title label on the spine which is well tanned. An octavo measuring 8 3/4" by 5 1/2". Without a dust jacket; however, the book is contained within a good paper covered slip case which has suffered splits at most of its joints and has been repaired using clear acetate. One of only 485 copies printed with only 450 made available for sale. (72) pages of text and illustrated with a line art portrait of Conrad as a frontispiece. A very handsome, clean and tight copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB27598  $65.00



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    Ade, George:  Fables in Slang.  n.p.: Westvaco, 1972. Limited Edition. Fine in bright red paper covered boards with gray text stamping on the spine and with decorated end sheets and blind embossing to the front board. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 5 3/4". Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is within a near fine paper covered slip case with minor soiling. 171 pages of text and illustrated with decorations. The fifteenth volume in Westvaco's annual American Classic series.
    TB28216  $35.00



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    Adirondack Mountain Club and Douglas Welch:  Adirondack Bibliographies (Three Volumes).  Utica, New York: Adirondack Mountain Club, Inc., The Adirondack Museum and North Country Books, 1958, 1973 and 1994. All First Editions, First Printings. A three volume set of books providing a complete bibliography dealing with the Adirondack region of upper New York State. These volumes cover books, pamphlets and periodical articles All three are first editions. None of them have dust jackets. Adirondack Bibliography by the Adirondack Mountain Club is a first edition of 1958. It is fine in medium green cloth covered boards with a faint stain to the cloth at the lower fore edge of the front board. 354 pages including an index to 7,539 listed items. Adirondack Bibliography Supplement 1956-1965 by the Adirondack Mountain Club is near fine in light green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and illustrated end sheets. 198 pages including an index. The cloth at lower fore edges of the boards are faded. Adirondack Books: 1966-1992 by Douglas Welch is fine in illustrated paper covered boards with white text on the spine and front board. A quarto containing 145 pages including an index, a list of additional titles, a list of un-located titles and text.
    TB30011  $100.00




  • Adler, Bill:  More Kennedy Wit.  New York: The Citadel Press, 1965. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in light blue cloth covered boards. In a very good+ dust jacket with light wear and flecking to the spine ends and light soiling to the rear panel.
    TB01591  $3.50



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    Aislabie, John:  The Case Of the Right Hon'ble John Aislabie, Esq. combined with The speech of the Right Honourable John Aislabie and Mr. Aislabie's Second Speech.  London: J. Roberts, 1721. . All three speeches are bound within a late 19th century, 1/2 red leather and patterned cloth covered boards with faint gilt text stamped on the spine. An octavo measuring 8" by 6 1/2" with heavy wear and rubbing to the leather fore corners of the boards and with chipping to the leather at the head and heel of the spine. Older library stamps appear on the title page for the first speech and on the last page of the final speech. Of note is an interesting oval, book store stamp on the last free end page with the words "Sold By H. M. Stationery ___(not discernible)___" surrounding the image of a crown. 42 pages of text followed by and bound-into this volume are: The speech of the Right Honourable John Aislabie, Esq; upon his defence made in the House of Lords, against the Bill for raising money upon the estates of the South-Sea Directors, on Wednesday the 19th of July 1721. The second edition consisting of 22 pages; and followed by and bound in is: Mr. Aislabie's Second Speech On his Defence in the House of Lords, On Thursday, July 20, 1721 published by J. Roberts, London consisting of 22 pages. The pages of these three speeches are in remarkably great shape with little evidence of tanning or foxing.
    TB25893  $500.00



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    Alcott, Louisa M.:  Little Men: Life At Plumfield With Jo's Boys.  Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1871. First Edition, First Printing. In good+ condition in the publisher's original green cloth covered boards with a gilt seal on the spine and on the front board and with coated, brown end papers. A 16mo measuring 6 1/2" tall by 4 1/4" deep containing 376 pages without a signature mark on the first page of text. There are several short closed tears to the cloth (1/32 inch) at the head and heel of the spine with light rubbing and wear as is the cloth over the tips of the boards. The text is preceded by four pages of ads from the publisher the last of which states that Pink and White Tyranny is "nearly ready". Illustrated with a frontispiece and three full line drawing plates. A very clean and handsome copy with no ownership markings. (BAL, 167; Ullom, 68)
    TB31273  $300.00




  • Aldiss, Brian:  Hothouse.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1987. Collector's Edition. Fine in full bright red leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both covers. The end sheets are printed paper with a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. An octavo measuring 9" by 6" containing 253 pages of text With the publisher's two page collector's notes laid-in. Illustrated with drawings by Patricia Davis and with an introduction by Marshal B. Tymn. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The Masterpieces of Science Fiction. A handsome, tight and clean copy with no prior owner's names, dates, notations or book plates.
    TB23751  $60.00




  • Alexander, Edwin P.:  Down At The Depot American Railroad Stations from 1831 to 1920.  New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1971 c. 1970. Second Printing. Near fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. A quarto measuring 12" by 9" with an inch by an inch area on the first free end page showing an ink cross-out and with slight fading of the cloth at the upper edges of the boards. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with 1 1/2" long closed tear at the lower edge of the front panel and rubbing to the upper edge of both panels. 320 pages containing hundreds of black and white photographs of stations throughout the U.S.
    TB26023  $30.00




  • Alexander, Edwin P.:  The Collector's Book of the Locomotive.  New York: Bramhall House, 1966. First Edition by Bramhall Hous. Near fine in 1/4 red cloth and paper covered boards with very faint fading around the edges of the boards. In a very good+ dust jacket with a 2" closed tear on the rear panel at the fold to the spine area and a 1/2" closed tear at the upper edge of the front panel. 197 pages with over 150 illustraions in black and white and 44 in full color, with an appendix.
    TB11707  $10.00




  • Alexie, Sherman:  Indian Killer.  New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket.
    TB04244  $24.50



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    Allan, Tony:  Americans in Paris.  Chicago: Contemporary Books, Inc., (1977). First Edition, Review Copy. Fine in charcoal gray cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. A quarto of 11 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. A review copy with the publisher's materials laid-in to include a reproduced photograph of "American Doughbooys, near the Arc de Triomphe, on a furlough from the front." "An Illustrated Account of the Twenties and Thirties". 208 pages of black and white photographs and including an index.
    TB29420  $30.00




  • Allen, Douglas:  N. C. Wyeth.  New York: Bonanza Books, 1972. Reprint by Bonanza. Fine in red cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. Co-authored with Douglas Allen, Jr. with a forward by Paul Horgan. 335 pages with index.
    TB24817  $45.00



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    Allen, Ralph B. (Translator):  The Saga Of Gisli Son Of Sour.  New York: Harcourt, Brace And Company, (1936). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in off white cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and black images on the front board. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4 by 6 1/4 inches with the cloth on the spine very slightly tanned. Without a dust jacket. 148 pages of text. Illustrated with engravings by Rockwell Kent.
    TB29133  $35.00




  • Allen, Hervey:  Bedford Village.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1944. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in decorated tan cloth covered boards with a gift inscription on the first free end paper. In a very good- dust jacket due to a price clipped front flap, a lightly faded spine area and shallow chipping at the ends of the spine area. The jacket art and frontispiece are by Andrew Wyeth. The second volume in The Disienherited series. This is an unusual variant as it lacks the pasted missing last line of text on page 298 which is pasted in on most 1st editions.
    TB11176  $28.00




  • Allen, Hervey:  Action at Aquila.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1938. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text block on the spine and embossed likeness of author's signature on the front board. In a very good dust jacket with 1/2" x 1" chip at the top of the spine and 1" chip at the base of the front panel. A novel of the Civil War written with the historical accuracy for which Hervey Allen was noted. A nice collectable copy despite the noted flaws.
    TB05216  $25.00



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    Allen, Francis H.:  A Bibliography of Henry David Thoreau.  New York: Johnson Reprint Company, (1908) 1967. Reprint of 1967. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2" with very slight fading to the cloth at the head of the spine and front board. Without a dust jacket as issued. 201 pages including and index. A facsimile reprint of the original edition published in 1908.
    TB26221  $25.00



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    Allen, Hervey:  The Forest and the Fort.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1943. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in ivory colored cloth covered boards with blue text on the spine and front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5". In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with a 1/2" deep chip from the upper edge of the spine area, 1/8" chips from the corners of the lower spine area and the same from the fore corners of the front panel. The dust jacket art and frontispiece are by Andrew Wyeth. This title was the first of a trilogy of historical novels of the early American frontier called The Disinherited. 344 pages of text. A handsome, tight, clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB26910  $25.00




  • Allen, Hervey:  Toward the Morning.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1948. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in decorated tan cloth covered boards. In a very good- dust jacket due to 1/3" chips across the upper edge of the spine area & wear at the panel edges but with the price intact. The jacket art and frontispiece are by Andrew Wyeth. The third book in the series of historical novels of the early American frontier called The Disinherited.
    TB11175  $24.50



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    Allen [written by John Neal], Paul:  A History Of The American Revolution; Comprehending All The Principal Events Both In The Field And In The Cabinet.  Baltimore: Frenklin Betts, 1822. Second Edition. Both volumes of this complete, two volume set are in very good+ condition in contemporary bindings of full leather covered boards decorated with ink staining with red leather labels with gilt text and with gilt double rules and volume numbers on the spines. Both are small octavos measuring 8 1/4 by 5 1/16 inches. Volume II is missing its first free (blank) end sheet and both volumes have an early former owner's name on the preliminaries and title pages. The contents of both volumes are light tanning throughout and minor ink stains to the edges of the text blocks. The title goes on to add: "To which is added, the most important resolutions of the Continental Congress, and many of the most important letters of General Washington." Volume I contains 592 pages. Volume II contains 510 pages. First published in 1819 also in Baltimore. According to Sabin this edition duplicates the first printing of 1819. (Gephart, 1042; Howes, 155; Sabin, 854) A very clean and neat set with the pages tightly bound.
    TB28523  $350.00



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    Allen, Douglas, and Douglas Allen, Jr:  N. C. Wyeth The Collected paintings, Illustrations, and Murals.  New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1972. First Edition. Fine in heavy blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A quarto of 11 7/8 by 9 inches. In a near fine, price clipped dust jacket.with a small nick to the upper fore corner of the rear panel over the tip of the rear board. With a forword by Paul Horgan and an introduction by Richard Layton. 335 pages with an index and a bibliographic index, text and over 300 color and black and white illustrations through-out. A go-to reference source for the art work of N. C. Wyeth.
    TB31611  $100.00




  • Alloti, P.:  Map of Rome (circa 1800).  Milan: , n.d. (circa 1800). . Map in Italian measuring 6 1/8 tall by 8 1/8 inch wide (border to border) listing 46 sites of interest in the city of Rome showing major roads, buildings and hills.
    TB21605  $25.00



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    Allyn, Charles:  The Battle of Groton Heights: A collection of Narratives, Official Reports, Records, Etc. of the Storming of Fort Griswold.....  New London, Conn.: Self-published, 1882. Revised and Enlarged Edition. Good in its original green cloth covered boards with black end sheets. The spine is decorated with gilt text and a gilt image of the Groton Heights Memorial. The front board is decorated with a bird's eye view of the ramparts of the fort. The cloth joints are rubbed, the rear hinge has cracked, and professionally repaired, and the front hinge is starting. Nonetheless, the binding remains strong. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is rubbed and the cloth at the lower tips of the boards is worn through. There are no prior ownership markings of any kind in this volume. The full title reads: "The Battle of Groton Heights: A collection of Narratives, Official Reports, Records, Etc. of the Storming of Fort Griswold, the Massacre of its garrison, and the burning of New London by British Troops Under the Command of Benedict Arnold, on the Sixth of September, 1781." With an introduction by William W. Harris. Only 100 copies of the original printing of this title were produced in 1870 under the name William Harris. This edition was revised from the first by Charles Allyn with additional notes and enlarged. Illustrated with engravings, maps and with a map frontispiece. 399 pages including an index, appendix and text. (Howes, H-240; Gephart 6380; Armstrong 4030)
    TB28539  $350.00



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    Alotta, Robert I.:  Another Part of the Field: Philadelphia's American Revolution 1777-78.  Shippensburg, Penn.: White Mane Publishing Co., Inc., 1991. First Edition, First printing. Fine in bright red, leather like paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 5 7/8" with illustrated end sheets. In a very near fine but price clipped dust jacket with light rubbing to the folds. A review copy with the publisher's material laid-in. 133 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with maps and reproductions of contemporary works of art. The author focuses his research on the events taking place in Philadelphia during its occupation by the British.
    TB23498  $25.00



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    Alotta, Robert I.:  Another Part of the Field: Philadelphia's American Revolution 1777-1778.  Shippensburg, Penn.: White Mane Publishing Co., Inc., (1991). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in leather like, red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 133 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with maps, plans and images of earlier works of art. The author focuses his research on the events taking place in Philadelphia during its occupation by the British.
    TB30281  $25.00




  • Alsberg, Henry G. (Editor):  The American Guide A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide For The United States.  New York: Hsatings House, 1949. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board and with decorated map end papers. The head and heel of the spine are slightly turned in and the hinge areas at the end papers are beginning to tan due to the high acid content of the glue used in binding. This book undetakes what the WPA's American Guide Series was not able to accomplish, that is to create a tour guide for the entire United States in one volume. 1348 pages with an index.
    TB16459  $24.50




  • Alter, J. Cecil:  James Bridger.  Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, (1962). First Edition Thus. Fine in brown cloth covered boards with a gilt on red title block on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 inches with very faint rubbing to the cloth at the corners of the spine and to the tips of the boards. In a very good+, price clipped dust jacket with light rubbing to the folds and to the ends of the spine area. 358 pages including an index, bibliography, text and illustrated with a two-page map, an image from a black and white photograph and eight reproductions of contemporary works of art. A revised edition of the author's original 1925 publication.
    TB30037  $50.00



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    Alvord, Clarence Walworth and Lee Bidgood:  The First Exploration of the Trans-Allegheny Region by the Virginians 1650-1674.  Cleveland, Ohio: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1912. First Edition. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a gilt top edge to the text block. A small quarto of 9 3/8 by 6 1/4 inches with no prior ownership markings of any kind. Without a dust jacket. One of only 1,010 copies printed. A collection of first person, exploration accounts providing "A history of early western explorations beyond the Alleghenies, in the Ohio Valley, and extending as far south as Florida." (Clark & Brunet) 275 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with a color frontispiece map and facsimiles of maps and title pages of documents. Considered by Howes to be "quite scarce". (Clark & Brunet, 5; Howes A194)
    TB29686  $250.00




  • Ambrose, Stephen E.:  Lewis & Clark Voyage of Discovery.  Washington, DC: Nat' Geographic Soc., 1998. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black decorated paper covered boards with white text stamping on the front board and spine. In a fine dust jacket. A photographic tribute to the journey undertaken by Lewis and Clark. With photographs by Sam Abell. An oblong book of 255 pages.
    TB08004  $30.00



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    Ambrose, Stephen E.:  Nothing Like It in the World The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000. First Edition, First printing. Fine in paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine and with map end sheets. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. 431 pages including an index, chapter notes, text and illustrated with maps and a large section of black and white photographs.
    TB23316  $25.00



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    American Bankers Association:  Book of New York.  New York: American Bankers Association, 1922. . Very good in heavy, printed paper wraps over a sewn adhesive binding. A quarto of 12 by 9 1/8 inches with rubbing and wear to the covers and chips to the ends of the fold-over over the spine. The contents are clean and bright. The center fold of "New York From The Sky, October 1922" is present but not bound-in as it was intended. Penciled notation by an early prior owner appear on the last seven pages. Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout from earlier works of art and images from black and white photographs. Published as a promotional piece for the American Bankers Association Convention held in New York City on October 2-6, 1922.
    TB31921  $25.00



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    American Neptune:  The American Neptune A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History 13 Issues.  Salem, Mass.: The Peabody Museum of Salem, January 1973 to January 1976. . A complete run of 13 issues of The American Neptune all in very good or better conditions in heavy printed paper wraps with glued bindings. Without dust jackets as issued. This collection includes: Vol. XXXII, Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4. Volume XXXIV, Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4. Volume XXXV, Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4; and, Volume XXXVI, Number 1.
    TB22762  $80.00



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    Anderloni, Carlo Felice Bianchi and Angelo Tito Anselmi:  Touring Superleggera Giant Among Classic Italian Coachbuilders.  Rome, Italy: Edizioni di Autocritica, (1983). First Edition. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with white text stamped on the spine. An oblong small quarto of 10 1/4 by 10 1/8 inches with only hints of rubbing at the corners of the head and heel of the spine. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket (no price listed) with two very small nicks to the upper corners of the spine area. 351 pages of text. Illustrated throughout from black and white photographs and with seven, two page color plates. This is the English language version of the same title originally published in Italy. A very handsome and clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind. A large heavy book weighing 4 1/2 pounds making it necessary to charge more than our standard shipping costs.
    TB31948  $400.00




  • Andersen, Kurt:  Heyday.  New York: Random House, 2007. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 622 pages of text.
    TB21894  $25.00



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    Anderson, Russell F. with research done by Albert Dock:  The British Raid On Essex April 8, 1814.  Essex, Conn.: Essex Historical Society, 1981. First Edition. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over a double staple binding. A small quarto measuring 10 3/4 by 8 inches containing 20 pages of text. Without a dust jacket as issued. Describes, in extremely fine detail, the action taken by the British during the War of 1812 to knock out the threat the ship building harbor of Essex (then called Point Pettipaug) with its production of merchant ships and vessels for privateers under construction to break the British blockade of Long Island Sound.
    TB28658  $35.00



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    Anderson, Jeffrey W. and Helen A. Harrison:  En Plein Air The Art Colonies at East Hampton and Old Lyme, 1880-1930.  Old Lyme, Conn. and East Hampton, NY: Florence Griswodl Museum and Guild Hall Museum, (1989). First Edition. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. An oblong octavo of 8 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of only 1,000 copies printed. 72 pages of text and illustrations in black and whtie and in color.
    TB31860  $20.00



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    Andres, E. A.:  A Copious And Critical Latin-English Lexicon Founded On The Larger Latin-German Lexicon of Dr. William Freund.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1861 c1850. 1861 Printing. Good+ in full leather (calf) covered boards with five raised bands on the spine and a black leather title label with gilt text and marbled end sheets and with all edges of the text block marbled. A small quarto of 9 7/8 by 6 3/8 inches with the front joint worn and cracked about half way yet still holding. The leather at the head and heel of the spine is rubbed and worn as is the leather over the tips of the boards. There is an early prior owner's name on the second and third free end page in pencil and a penciled note on the rear free end page. The rear joint is worn, but remains solid and the hinges are tight. The contents are clean and bright and completely free of foxing. Page 663 was torn in two places, but has been professionally repaired. 1,663 pages including multiple appendices and text.
    TB30938  $125.00



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    Andrews, William Loring:  New Amsterdam New Orange New York.  New York: Dodd, Mead And Company, 1897. First Edition. Very good- in orange cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt text and gilt borders on the front board and with the top edge of the text block gilt. A small quarto of 9 by 6 3/8 with the cloth on the spine soiled and with soiling to the front and rear board nearest to the spine. The cloth over the front joint is beginning to part and the cloth at the head and heel of the spine is beginning to fray. There is an early prior owner's book plate on the front paste down and a blind embossed prior owner's seal on the rear end page. Without a dust jacket. One of only 170 copies printed. 142 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with a color map frontispiece, a color vignette on the title page, 31 photogravures on copper, 3 photogravures on gelatine.
    TB29888  $150.00




  • Angle, Paul M.:  Pioneers Narratives of Noah Harris Letts and Thomas Banning 1825-1865.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1972. First thus. Fine in blue cloth covered boards with the top edge of the text block in gilt. none issued. A Lakeside Classic issued in 1972. The "narrative of Noah Harris Letts and Thomas Allen Banning" between the years of 1825 to 1865. There is also a white 1/4" spot on the gilt top edge.
    TB09818  $20.00



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    Anon.:  R. L. Stevenson Memories.  Boston, Edinburgh & London: Le Roy Phillips and T. N. Foulis, 1912. First Edition. A sewn binding of three signatures covered with flexible tan boards with no backstrip in near fine condition. A small octavo measuring 8 by 5 inches with faint soiling to the front board. In a very good dust jacket with wrap around art with minor 1/8" chips from the ends of the spine area. Unpaginated containing 56 pages illustrated with 25 tipped-on, sepia photo reproductions of Stevenson's last portrait, family members, scenes of Swanson, the schooner Equator, Vailima and Stevenson's tomb.
    TB29110  $100.00



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    Anon.:  The Mariner's Chronicle: Containing Narrative Of The Most Remarkable Disasters At Sea.  New Haven: George W. Gorton, 1835. Reprint of 1835. Good+ in full leather (calf) covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine. A small octavo measuring 7 5/8 by 4 1/2 inches with the leather at the edges and joints of the boards rubbed, the leather at the upper 1/2" of the front joint is cracked and there are spots of dampness stains to the end sheets. The gilt text and decorations on the spine are well worn. The binding remains tight and strong with not loose or damaged pages. 504 pages of text. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece and twelve engraved plates. The full title reads: "The Mariner's Chronicle: Containing Narrative Of The Most Remarkable Disasters At Sea, Such As Shipwrecks, Storms, Fires, And Famines. Also Naval Engagements, Piratical Adventures, Incidents of Discovery, and Other Extraordinary And Interesting Occurrences." A collection of 47 stories of ship wrecks, battles and loss of life. (Sabin, 44588)
    TB29132  $100.00



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    Anon.:  A Collection of Colt Historical Prints 1836-1873.  Hartford: Colt's Patent Fire Arms Mfg. Company, (1943). . A portfolio of six, black and white prints of Colt revolvers contained within a printed, heavy paper covering. Each print measures 11 by 14 inches edge to edge and the images measure 7 by 10 3/4 inches. This portfolio is still contained within the manufacturer's original mailing envelope with a postage stamp dated May 3, 1943.
    TB31652  $25.00



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    Anonymous:  Extracts From the Several Treaties Subsisting Between Great-Britain And Other Kingdoms and States.  London: n.p., 1741. First Edition. Very good in full leather covered boards with a rebacked leather spine with gilt double borders around the edges of the boards. A small quarto of 9 1/2 by 7 3/4 inches with moderate wear and rubbing around the edges of the boards, two early prior owner's names on the first free end page and the ghost of what may have been an owner's book plate on the last paste down. There is evidence of this volume having been an exlibrary copy which evidence is limited to the notation "Case 2 | B972gb" on the verso of the title page. The full title of this printing is: "Extracts From the Several Treaties Subsisting Between Great-Britain And Other Kingdoms and States, Of Such Articles and Clauses as relate to the Duty and Conduct of the Cammanders of the King of Great-Britain's Ships of War. Together With Such Articles of Later Treaties, as Revive or Confirm any Former Treaties, which bear any Relation to the same.180 pages including an index, appendices and text. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and with images from black 264 pages of text summarizing treaties with France, Spain, Holland, Austrian Netherlands, Russia, Sweden, Denmark, Savoy, Turky (sic), Morocco, Algiers, Tripoly, and Tunis. Illustrated with an engraved nautically related frontispiece.
    TB31732  $475.00



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    Anonymous:  Strenna Italiana.  Milano: P. Ripamonti Carpano, 1837. First Edition. Very good in its original, highly decorated paper covered boards in a floral and oriental format, All edges of the text block are gilt. A small octavo of 7 7/8 by 5 inches with the joints to both boards split allowing the back strip to be free yet held in place by an overlay of clear acetate. The front and rear hinges remain tight and strong and the pages suffer from only light spots of foxing. 275 pages of text entirely in Italian followed by a two page index. A collection of 29 poems, sonnets and short stories from various ancient Italian poets. Illustrated with a frontispiece from an engraving. by J. Thomson and a steel engraved title page.and 4 plates from steel engravings each protected by a tissue guard. An extraordinary and colorful binding in a paper covered slipcase with an extraction ribbon.
    TB31486  $300.00



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    Anonymous:  Santa Claus.  n.p. [New York]: McLoughlin Brothers, n.d. circa 1885. First Edition. Very good in heavy paper, printed wraps over a double stapled binding. A folio measuring 13 3/4 by 9 inches with the crease over the spine worn through in several places. Unpaginated, but containing 10 pages with 4 full color lithographic plates and line drawings throughout. Identified on the front panel as "270". The illustrator is not indicated. Very uncommon as no other copies are listed elsewhere.
    TB28717  $225.00




  • Anonymous:  The Arabian Night's Entertainments.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1925. Reprint of May, 1925. Very good in black cloth covered boards with the gilt text nearly completely faded on the spine and with a color printed label on the front board which shows only light rubbing at its edges and a few minor light scratches to its surface. An octavo measuring 8 7/8" by 6". There is a gift inscription with the prior owner's name and date of "Jan. 2, 1928" on the first free end page. Without its very scarce issued dust jacket. [430] pages followed by two pages of ads by the publisher. "With over one hundred illustrations and decorations by Louis Rhead". A very worthy copy of an uncommon children's classic. The hinges, joints and binding are all tight and there are no loose pages or errant marks such as scribbling.
    TB23387  $75.00



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    Anonymous:  What Santa Claus Gave Me.  New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1887. . Very good+ in decorated, tan cloth covered boards with an illustrated paper label on the front board. A 16mo measuring 6 1/4" by 4" with the cloth at the heel of the spine worn through and the front joint just beginning to crack. Without a dust jacket. Unpaginated containing approximately 67 pages. Illustrated throughout with black and white engravings.
    TB28127  $65.00



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    Anonymous:  Celebration Of Guilford's Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary 1639-1889 Catalogue Of Relics.  New Haven: The Stafford Printing Co., 1889. First Edition. Very good in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive and stapled binding. An octavo of 9 by 5 13/16 with shallow chipping of the front cover and at the ends of the spine. There are also notes and a prior owner's name written in pencil on the title page. Without a dust jacket as issued. 56 pages followed by the printed page on the recto side of the rear cover. A listing of the relics loaned to the town of Guilford in celebration of its 250th anniversary. A total of 748 items are listed with the names of their owners followed by a list of oldest homes in Guilford and the original settlers to the town.
    TB30469  $60.00



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    Anonymous:  An address, Delivered At The Formation Of The Lycurgan Association, In Yale College.  New Haven, Conn.: Printed by A. H. Maltby & Co., 1820. First Editiion. Very good in printed self wraps with an over-sewn tread binding. An octavo of 8 5/16 by 4 7/8 inches with light tanning and foxing throughout. Without a dust jacket. 16 printed pages. (A Checklist of American Imprints 1820-1829, 2303)
    TB31004  $35.00



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    Anonymous:  Who Is Santa Clause?.  New York: Appleton, Parson & Company, Inc., 1949. . Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over a stapled binding. A 24 mo measuring 6" by 4". 30 pages of text illustrated with reproductions of earlier works of art.
    TB28130  $10.00



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    Anonymous (No author listed):  All The Fiats 1899-1999.  [Turin]: Editoriale Domus, 1999. Sixth Edition. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with bold gilt text on the spine and on the front board. An oblong 24mo of 5 3/4 by 8 1/2 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Both the book and its jacket are contained within a fine, dark blue cloth covered slipcase. 931 pages followed by 17 un-numbered pages of index to car models. Extensively illustrated from black and white photographs and line drawings.
    TB30491  $65.00



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    Anonymous [Marsha A.]Moore):  Dinah.  New York: Charles Scribner, 1861. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in the publisher's original green pebbled cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and embossed borders on the boards. The end papers are brown clay covered. The end papers are lightly foxed but the text remains tight, bright and clean. A small octavo measuring 7 5/8" tall by 5 3/8" deep overall containing 466 pages of text. A very nice copy with no prior owner's names, dates or notations.
    TB18981  $60.00



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    Anonymous. [Ward, Edward]:  The Republican Procession; Or, The Tumultuous Cavalcade. A Merry Poem..  [London]: , 1714. First Edition, Second Impression with additional characters.. Good in a 19th century binding of 1/2 leather and pebbled cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A 12mo measuring 7 1/2" by 4 1/2" with the front and rear hinges and joints about to separate. The pages remain tightly bound with only the front and rear pages showing any age toning and foxing. 43 pages of text. Although described as a "Second Impression" on the title page this may be a revised edition and possibly a piracy. (Foxon, W157/8).
    TB25672  $150.00




  • Applegate, Jesse A.:  Westward Journeys.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1989. First thus. Fine with top edge gilt w/ boards covered with dark brown cloth with gilt text stamping. The Lakeside Classic release of 1989. Without a dust jacket as issued. The unpublished memoirs of Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman Porter each of whom traveled the Overland Trail. This volume contains a number of reproductions of engravings, drawings and period photographs.
    TB25772  $20.00




  • Appler, A. C.:  The Younger Brothers.  New York: Frederick Fell, Inc., 1955. We believe it to be a first. Fine in tan cloth covered boards with red/brown text on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket. "The life, character, and daring exploits of the Yongers, The Notorious Bandits who rode with Jesse James and William Clarke Quantrell." 245 page of text and several illustrations. Normally Frederick Fell publishing indicates the printing on the copyright page; however, in this instance there is no indication of the printing & with a $3.50 on the DJ.
    TB09861  $28.00




  • Arnold, Edwin T.:  Conversations with Erskin Caldwell.  Jackson: University Press of Miss., 1988. First Edition, First printing. Fine with the spine area very slightly faded. Without a dust jacket. Part of the Literary Conversations Series. A collection of articles and interviews with Caldwell spanning the years 1929 to 1987.
    TB05145  $15.00



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    Asbury, Herbert:  The Gangs Of New York An Informal History Of The Underworld.  Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., c1927, 1928. Reprint. Very good in light brown cloth covered boards with black text and decorations on the spine. An octavo of 8 by 5 3/8 inches with light rubbing and wear to the head and heel of the spine and a bump to the upper fore corner of the front board and with a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down. Without its issued dust jacket. 400 pages including an index, bibliography, appendices and text. Illustrated with several plates with images from photographs and numerous line drawn vignettes.
    TB31956  $30.00



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    Ashe, Thomas:  Travels In America, Performed in 1806, For The Purpose Of Exploring The Rivers Alleghany, Monongahela, Ohio And Mississippi And Ascertaining The Produce and Condition Of Their Banks And Vicinity.  Newburyport: William Sawyer & Co., 1808. First Edition. Very good+ in full, contemporary tree calf covered boards with a gilt, red leather title block on the spine. A 16mo of 7 by 4 inches with an early prior owner's name at the top edge of the title page with scattered foxing throughout. The leather covers are worn and rubbed at the edges of the boards, but none are worn through. 366 pages including an appendix and text. The original title was published in England in 1808 in three volumes. This is the first American edition. Howes in his bibliography, U.S.Iana, states that this title is: "Interesting in spite of its snarling asperity and numerous lies." Clark in his bibliography of Travels in The Old South, believed that this title was "one of the least acceptable American Travel Accounts" as the author "realized that a book devoted largely to the condemnation of Americans would be profitable." He goes on to say that despite Ashe's "oblique observations" he "was favorably impressed with the Ohio and Mississippi valleys, and his descriptions are generally credible." (Howes, A-352; Clark, II, 134; Sabin, 2180)
    TB29837  $350.00




  • Ashe, Geoffrey:  King Arthur's Avalon.  New York: E. P. Dutton, 1958. First Edition, First printing. Very near fine in burnt orange cloth covered boards with silver colored text on the spine which is very modestly rolled and the top edge of the text block is slightly dust stained. In a very good- unclipped dust jacket with a 1/2" wide by 1/2" deep chip at the upper fore corner of the spine area and with rubbing and wear to the lower edge of the spine area and to the fore corners of the front panel. 384 pages including an index, bibliography, appendices and text. The author pieces together the history of Glastonbury and reveals its importance as the Dark Age meeting-place between Saxon and Celt.
    TB00614  $15.00




  • Ashe, Christopher:  Whaler's Eye.  New York: The Macmillan Company, 1962. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in charcoal gray cloth covered boards with orange and light gray text and decorations stamped on the front board and spine. In a very good dust jacket with the original price intact on the front flap with several short closed tears at the ends of the spine area and a 2" long closed tear at the lower edge of the front panel with related creasing. 245 pages including an index, text and illustrated with 200 black and white photographs.
    TB16980  $14.00



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    Associated American Artists:  Rockwell Kent Prints and Drawings 1904-1962.  New York: Associated American Artists, 1987. . Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over a double stapled binding. An octavo measuring 9 by 6 inches with a prior owner's bookplate on the verso of the front panel. Without a dust jacket. Unpaginated, but containing 16 pages listing 104 paintings and prints with prices and a time-line of Kent's life.
    TB28844  $20.00



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    Athearn, Robert G.:  Forts of the Upper Missouri.  Englewood: Prentice Hall, 1967. First Edition. Fine black and light red cloth covered boards with gilt tooling. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with several small color flecks at the ends of the spine and across the upper edge of the front panel. The story of how the military forts and trading post of the Upper Missouri River contributed to the developement of the American West. 339 pages containing text, notes and an index.
    TB30750  $25.00




  • Atherton, Gertrude:  My San Francisco A Wayward Biography.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Compan, 1946. First Edition, First printing. Very good in light blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and front board. In a very good- dust jacket with 1/8" chips across the ends of the spine area and rubbed at the folds to the flaps. The author's autobiographical view of her favorite city: San Francisco.
    TB06472  $17.50



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    Atwood, Wallace:  The Rocky Mountains.  New York: The Vanguard Press, 1945. First Edition, First printing. Fine in decorated tan cloth covered boards with blue and red text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6". In a very good+, price clipped dust jacket with minor shallow chipping across the upper edge of the spine area and about the first 3" of the upper edge of the front panel The front panel of the jacket shows a red/brown sky. This title is the third title in the series. with the black and white photograph beneath. According to Carol Fitzgerald's wonderful bibliography: Series Americana, this title is the only one in the nine volumes in the series to have but one author. (Fitzgerald, Series Americana, AM8.)
    TB29775  $45.00




  • Auchincloss, Louis:  The Rector of Justin.  Franklin Center: The Franklin Library, 1977. Special Signed Limited Edition. Fine in highly gilt decorated dark brown leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine and gilt edges to the text block with a silk placement ribbon bound-in. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/4". Signed by the author on the third free end paper. Laid-in at the front of the book is the publisher's 22 page notes from the editors. 417 pages of text and illustrations by Uldis Klavins. A tight and clean volume with no names, dates or prior owner's book plates.
    TB23905  $65.00




  • Auden, Colin Wilson, Edmund Wilson et al, W. H.:  A Tolkien Treasury.  Philadelphia: Courage Books, (1989). Second Printing. Fine in dark blue paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A quarto of 12 by 9 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 192 pages containing appendices and text. Illustrated with black and white images by Michael Green and with color images by Tim Kirk. Edited by Alida Becker.
    TB31087  $20.00




  • Audubon, John James:  The Original Water-Color Paintings by John James Audubon for The Birds Of America.  New York: American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc., 1966. First Edition. Both volumes of this two volume set are in fine condition in brown cloth covered boards with gilt texted title blocks on the spines and decorated paper labels on the front boards. Both volumes are folios of 13 1/4 by 10 5/8 inches with elaborate, printed end sheets. Both are without dust jackets as issued, but are contained within a near fine, paper covered slipcase with the cover matching the end sheets of each volume. Volume I is unpaginated and is illustrated with 223 color plates. Volume II is also unpaginated and is illustrated with color plates 224 to 431. An extremely clean and handsome set with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB31630  $125.00



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    Auel, Jean:  The Clan of the Cave Bear, The Valley Of Horses, The Mammoth Hunters & The Plains of Passage.  New York: Crown Publishers, 1980, 1982, 1985 & 1990. First Editions, all first printings. All four volumes of this four volume set are in fine condition. All are small quartos measuring 9 1/4" by 6" with printed map end sheets. All are in fine to near fine, unclipped dust jackets. The lower edge of the spine area to The Clan of The Cave Bear is rubbed and worn and the is a narrow printed area to the upper edge of the front panel of The Valley of Horses which is flecked off the underlying paper. clipped and the jacket on The Valley Of Horses has a 1/3" chip from the upper fore edge of the rear panel at the fold to the flap. The four make up the authors first four books and the first four in her series of Earth's Children. All volumes are crisp and clean and with no prior owner's markings, dates or book plates.
    TB25379  $150.00




  • Auel, Jean M.:  The Mammoth Hunters.  New York: Crown Publishers, 1985. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 linen and decorated paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with modest curling at the upper edge of the spine area. The author's third novel and the third book in the Earth's Children series.
    TB08299  $8.82



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    Auslander, Joseph, and Frank Ernest Hill:  The Winged Horse The Story of the Poets and their Poetry.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1928. Reprint. Very good+ in black cloth covered boards with red-orange text on the spine and red-orange text and image of a flying horse on the front cover. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches with light wear and rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and a small nick to the cloth at the upper fore corner of the front board. Without a dust jacket. 451 pages including an index, references and text. Illustrated with designs and images by Paul Hornore and a bibliography by Theresa West Elmendorf.
    TB31594  $35.00



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    Author not stated:  Journals Of The American Congress: From 1774 to 1788 Volume I only.  Washington, DC: Way and Gordon, 1823. First Edition. Very good in its original, full, light brown leather covered boards with red and black title labels stamped in gilt on the spine and with a prior owner's name on the front board. A small quarto of 9 1/16 by 5 1/4 inches with rubbing to the corners of the spine, various minor stains to the boards, a book plate removed from the front paste down, ink staining on the first free end page, mild foxing to the preliminaries and last few end pages. The bulk of the text is clean and free of foxing and tanning. This is volume I only of 4: "From September 5, 1774, to December 31, 1776, inclusive." The prior owner whose name is on the front board is William Stanbery (August 10, 1788 January 23, 1873) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio from 1827 to 1833. (Wikipedia) 588 pages of text followed by a 28 (xxviii) page index. (Sabin, 15548)
    TB31547  $450.00



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    Author Unknown:  Kriss Kringle And His Brownies.  New York: McLoughlin Bros., 1897. . Good+ in heavy, printed paper wraps over a sewn binding. A small quarto measuring 10 1/2 by 9 1/4 inches with the fold to the wraps worn and partially torn. There is a faint gift inscription at the upper edge of the front panel Unpaginated. Oddly, the front cover and throughout this title "Kris" is spelled with a double "s" Illustrated with color drawings and six color lithographic plates.
    TB28812  $200.00



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    Author Unknown:  Jolly St. Nick.  New York: McLoughlin Bros., 1906. . Very good+ in heavy, printed paper wraps over a stapled binding. A small quarto measuring 10 3/34 by 8 inches with light soiling to the front and rear covers. A collection of five poems about Santa as follows: Jolly St. Nick; How St. Nick Gets His Mail; St. Nick's Toy Factory; St. Nick Taking A Sly Peep; and, Good Children Are St. Nick's Favorites. Illustrated with black and white line drawings and six full color lithographic plates.
    TB28813  $150.00



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    Axelrod, Alan, and Charles Phillips:  The Environmentalists A Biographical Dictionary From The 17th Century To The Present.  New York: Facts On File, Inc., (1983). First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in black paper covered boards with bold gilt text on the spine. A quarto of 11 by 8 3/8 inches with an unusuallong, narrow (1/8") light stain down the fore edge of the front board. In a fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket. 258 including an index and text. Illustrated from black and white photographs. A Whos Who of the ecological world with short biographies of "political leaders, government officials, policymakers, lobbysist, social activists, industrialists, writers, conservaties, radicals, outlaws and law enforcement officials." (from the dust jacket flap)
    TB30010  $20.00




  • Ayars, James:  The Illinois River.  New York: Holt Rinehart Winsto, 1968. First Edition, First printing. Fine a reinforced library edition (but not an x-library copy) in bright orange cloth covered boards. In a near fine dust jacket with the ghost of a price sticker on the upper corner of the front panel. Part of the Rivers of America Series for young adults.
    TB06626  $50.00



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    Ayling, Ronald, and Michael J. Durkan:  Sean O'Casey A Bibliography.  Seattle: University of Washington Press, (1978). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 8 3/8 by 5 1/4 inches. With the errata slip laid-in at the dedication page. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 411 pages including an index and text.
    TB30008  $15.00






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