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  • Cabell, James Branch:  There Were Two Pirates A Comedy of Division.  New York: Farrar, Straus & Co., 1946. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 black cloth and decorated paper covered boards with a 1/4" snag to the head of the spine. In a very good+ dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap but with a 1/2" wide by 1/4" deep chip from the upper edge of the spine area and rubbing to the folds. A love novel set in St. Augustine, Florida in which one of the two main characters turns to murder and piracy. With illustrations by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II.
    TB14230  $20.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesCabot, Elise Pumpelly:  Arizona And Other Poems.  New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, (1919). First Edition. Very good in 1/4 vellum and light gray paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A 12mo of 7 by 4 3/4 inches with tanning of the vellum over the spine and the paper over the tips of the boards is worn through. Without a dust jacket. Signed twice by the author. Once on the front free end page with an warm inscription and date of "Dec. 15th 1919" and a second time on the fly title page following a fully written poem by the author. 110 pages of text.
    TB30683  $45.00



  • Click on Image to expandCadilac, Lamothe, and Pierre Liette:  The Western Country in the 17th Century.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1947. First thus. Fine with the top edge of the text block in gilt with the boards covered in red cloth and with gilt text stamping on the spine. The text stamping is bright, clear and untarnished. Sub-titled: "The memoirs of Lamothe Cadillac and Pierre Liette". The memoir by Cadillac evidently was never published and the memoir of Liette was published in volume XXIII of the Illinois Historical Collections under the title "Memoir of De Gannes Concerning the Illinois Country" in 1934. An exceedingly handsome, clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB27917  $35.00



  • Click on Image to expandCaesar, Gene:  King of the Mountain Men The Life of Jim Bridger.  New York: E. P. Dutton Co., 1961. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with yellow text on the spine with narrow coffee stain to the fore edge. In a very good+ dust jacket with the price intact but with a coffee stain to the edge of the rear panel at the fore edge of the book; otherwise, near fine. 317 pages with index and several black and white photographs of people, places and events associated with this famous trapper and scout.
    TB14125  $35.00



  • Cairnes, J. E. [John Eliott]:  The Slave Power: Its Character, Career, And Probable Designs: Being An Attempt To Explain The Real Issues Involved In the American Contest.  New York: Carleton, Publisher, 1862. Second Edition. An ex-library copy in very good condition in its original brown cloth covered boards with red leather, gilt text stamped, label on the front board. An octavo measuring 9" by 5 1/2" with a 1/2" deep chip from the cloth at the head of the spine, "withdrawn" stamps on the first free end page, a blind, embossed seal on the title page with a tape repair on the verso side and with numerous careful underlining marks in pencil throughout the text. 171 pages of text.
    TB27733  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandCaldwell, Erskine:  God's Little Acre.  New York: The Viking Press and by The First Edition Library, 1933. Facsimile First Edition Library Reprint. Fine in 1/4 black cloth covered boards with orange text and orange and green horizontal rules on the spine and front board. A 12mo measuring 7 3/8" by 5". In a fine, facsimile, unclipped dust jacket with the "FEL" logo on the rear flap. Both the book and its dust jacket are contained within a near fine slip case covered with light gray cloth with reproductions of the front and rear panels of the dust jacket on the panels of the slip case. The upper corner of the slip case is bumped. Laid-in is The First Edition Library's points of issue card describing the printing history of this title. 303 pages of text. This is the First Edition Library's exact (facsimile) reproduction of the first edition of the book to include all the issue points that were present in the original first printing.
    TB28350  $50.00



  • Caldwell, Erskine:  With All My Might.  Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers, 1987. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and decorated front board. In a fine dust jacket. Erskine Caldwell's autobiography. 332 pages with two sections of black and white photographs.
    TB05189  $24.50



  • Click on Image to expandCaldwell, Ian, and Dustin Thomason:  The Rule Of Four.  New York: The Dial Press, 2004. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 cream cloth and off white paper covered boards with metallic red text stamping on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. Signed by both authors on the title page. A bibliomystery and the authors' first book. 372 pages of text.
    TB22189  $18.00



  • Calhoon, Robert M.:  The Loyalist Perception and Other Essays.  Columbia: University of South Carolina, 1989. First Edition, First printing. Fine in green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. A collection of eleven articles by various authors of history dealing with loyalism during the American Revolution. 234 pages including an index and text.
    TB12239  $21.00



  • Click on Image to expandCallahan, North:  Smoky Mountain Country.  New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1952. First Edition. Near fine in blue cloth covered boards with faint spotting and fading to the boards. In a very good dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap but with mild rubbing to the folds and to the spine area and front panel. The 24th volume in the Folkways of America Series which focuses on the area stretching from the Tennessee/Virginia border south to Georgia and taking in the eastern side of Tennessee. 257 pages including an index.
    TB29983  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandCallo, Joseph F.:  Nelson Speaks Admiral Lord Nelson In His Own Words.  Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2001. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and light blue paper covered boards with metallic blue text stamped on the spine. A small octavo of 8 by 5 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket (no price). 216 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with reproductions of contemporary works of art.
    TB29825  $10.00



  • Calloway, Colin G.:  The American Revolution in Indian Country.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and black paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. "Crisis and Diversity in Native American Communities." The author focuses on eight Indian communities between Quebec and Florida to create an understanding of the impact on Native Americans.
    TB07997  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandCalloway, Colin G.:  The Scratch of a Pen 1763 and the Transformation of North America.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and red end sheets. An octavo maesuring 9 1/4" by 6" with a prior owners name and date on the first free end page. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 219 pages including an index, chapter notes, text and illustrated with maps and contemporary portraits. One of the volumes in the publisher's series titled: Pivotal Moments In America History.
    TB28231  $25.00



  • Camarra, Caroline:  The World of Wine.  New York: Mallard Press, 1990. First Edition, First printing. Fine in illustrated paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. Co-authored with Jean-Paul Paireault and with a forward by Robert Mondavi. 351 pages of text and full color photographs through out.
    TB11241  $10.50



  • Click on Image to expandCamp, Charles L.:  James Clyman Frontiersman The Adventures of a Trapper and Covered-Wagon Emigrant as told in His Own Reminiscences and Diaries.  Portland: Champoeg Press, 1960. The 'Definitive' Second Revised Edition. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and front board. A small quarto measuring 10 1/4" by 6 3/4". Without a dust jacket as issued as we believe. 352 pages including an index, chapter notes, appendices, text and illustrated with maps and reproductions of photographs. The first edition of this book was done by the California Historical Society in 1928 with a printing of only 330 copies of which only 300 were sold to the public. This edition was published to rectify the extreme shortage of the first edition and to bring to light new information and correct editorial errors contained in the first edition. This is one of only 1,450 copies produced with many pages un-cut. James Clyman was one of the original co-founders of the Oregon Trail. He was a companion of Jedediah Smith, Tom Fitzpatrick and Jim Bridger. He made his first venture into the Rocky Mountains in 1824 and later was the first to travel the full length of the Platt River. In 1844 he became an emigrant joining a wagon train to Oregon. He settled in the Napa Valley, California ruturning to "the States" in 1846 to encourage more settlers to come to Napa. Very uncommon and a beautiful volume which has not been read as much of the text block remains uncut. (Mattes, 7, 102, & 169 all with five stars recognizing the historical and literary value of Clyman's journals.), (Howes, C-81 says of Clyman that he provides "one of the most trustworthy narratives of the far west, for the period 1842-6....")
    TB28168  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expandCampbell, Thomas Monroe:  The Movable School Goes To The Negro Farmer.  Tuskegee: Tuskegee Institute Press, (1936). First Edition, First printing. Near fine in red cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and the same on the front board. An octavo measuring 9" by 6" with a prior owner's name and address on the front free end page. In a very good-, unclipped dust jacket with a 2" closed tear at the lower corner of the front panel at the fold to the front flap and with several short closed tears to the ends of the spine area. The author, Thomas Monroe Cambell, was the first black Field Agent for the Extension Service of the United States Department of Agriculture. A Georgia native and educated at Tuskegee Institute, this is his autobiography. 170 pages of text illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author and thirteen black and white photographic reproductions.
    TB25441  $200.00



  • Click on Image to expandCampbell, Patrick:  A Journey Through The Genesee Country, Finger Lakes Region and Mohawk Valley from Patrick Campbell's Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792.  Rochester, NY: The University of Rochester Libraries, 1978. First Edition thus. Fine in 1/4 red cloth and tan paper covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine. An octavo of 8 3/8 by 5 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, this copy is contained within its issued, paper covered slip case with a paper title label on the front board. Unpaginated. Originally published in London in 1799, this is a facsimile copy of the first printing of the book. Illustrated with two plates.
    TB29417  $30.00



  • Campbell, Edward D. C., Jr.:  The Celluloid South Hollywood And The Southern Myth.  Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 1983. Second Printing of 1983. Fine in black cloth covered boards with silver colored text and decorations on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 212 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout.
    TB22302  $15.00



  • Canby, Henry Seidel:  Thoreau.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1939. . Very good- in red buckram cloth covered boards with gilt on black title blocks on the spine and on the front board. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine are rubbed, the spine is faded and the end papers are foxed at the hinge areas due to a reaction with the glue used in binding the book. Without its issued dust jacket. A biography of of Henry David Thoreau illustrated with reproductions of drawings, etchings and photographs. 508 pages including an index, text and illustrations. Tipped-in at the first free end paper is a short, typed letter signed by Canby under a The Saturday Review letterhead and dated January 24, 1940.
    TB16879  $25.00



  • Cantacuzene, Princess Julia:  Revolutionary Days.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1999. First thus. Fine in decorated brown cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge. The Lakeside Classic release of 1999. Within the publisher's original shrink wrap. Edited by Terence Emmons. The author, originally an American, married a Russian Prince in 1899 then moved to that country for the next 18 years to raise her family. This is her account of the Russian Revolution.
    TB15381  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandCapote, Truman:  In Cold Blood.  New York: Random House, 1965. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with the author's initials stamped on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 3/8 by 5 5/8 inches with slight fading of the cloth near the head of the spine corresponding to the chip loss from the dust jacket. In a good, price clipped dust jacket with a large deep chip from the upper edge of the spine area, heavy rubbing to the folds and two long closed tears. 343 pages of text. A first edition copy with all of the issue points for the book and its first issue dust jacket. There are no prior owner's names, dates or book plates.
    TB28867  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandCarman, Bliss:  Ode on the Coronation of King Edward.  Boston: L. C. Page & Company, 1902. First Edition, Revised Edition. Very good+ in 1/4 red cloth and light gray paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board and with a gilt royal coat of arms on the front board. A small quarto of 9 by 6 1/2 inches with light rubbing and wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and rubbing and wear to the tips of the boards. Without a dust jacket. 34 pages printed in black text with red borders on each page. According to BAL the first edition of this title was printed in only 6 copies possibly only for copyright purposes.
    TB30563  $75.00



  • Carman, William Y.:  Uniforms of the Foot Guards From 1661 to the Present Day.  Romford, Essex: The Pompadour Gallery, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine in bright red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. A 4to measuring 12" high by 8 1/2" deep. 127 pages of text and illustrated with thirty full color plates by Bryan Fosten which depict the uniforms worn by the Foog Guards. A wonderfully illustrated book.
    TB16730  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandCarmer, Carl:  Songs of the Rivers of America.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1942). First Edition. Very good+ in red cloth covered boards with black text and decorations on the spine and front board. A quarto measuring 12 by 9 inches with rubbing and light wear to the cloth at the heel of the spine and the upper inch of the spine is slightly faded. In a good, unclipped dust jacket with numerous closed tears, large and small chipping to the spine area and to the edges of the front and rear panels. Signed by the author on the fly title page with a date or an inscription. Although part of the Rivers of America series, this book is considerably larger than the format for the others in the series. It is also the most difficult to locate. 196 pages including indexes of both titles and first lines.
    TB29547  $400.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesCarmer, Carl:  Songs of the Rivers of America.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1942). First Edition, First Printing. Very good+ in red cloth covered boards with black text and decorations on the spine and front board. A quarto measuring 12 by 9 inches with bits of the verso of the dust jacket adhered to the front board; otherwise, near fine. In a good price clipped dust jacket with rubbing and wear to all folds, a number of closed tears which have been repaired with scotch tape on the verso side and with the spine and front panel generally faded. Although part of the Rivers of America series, this book is considerably larger than the format for the others in the series. It is also the most difficult to locate in collectible condition. 196 pages including indexes of both titles and first lines. There are no prior ownership markings of any kind in this copy.
    TB28622  $300.00



  • Click on Image to expandCarmer, Carl:  The Hudson.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., (1939). First Edition. Near fine in medium blue cloth covered boards with a gilt on black title block and illustrated end sheets. The cloth at the gutters is slightly darkened from foxing from the end sheets over the hinge areas resulting from a reaction with the glues used in binding. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with light rubbing and wear to the ends of the spine area and a short closed tear to the upper edge of the rear panel. Signed by the author on the fly title page without an inscription. 434 pages including an index followed by Constance Skinner's eleven page essay: "Rivers of American Folk" The dust jacket art replicates the first illustration in this title showing a showing storm clouds up the Hudson. It is one of the four jackets taken from the illustrations in the book by Stow Wengenroth. The sixth volume in the series.
    TB29577  $125.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesCarmer, Carl:  The Susquehanna.  New York: Rinehart & Co., (1955). First Edition. Near fine in cloth covered boards with a gilt on black title block on the spine. A small octavo of 8 by 5 3/8 inches with a dated gift inscription on the first free end page. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with moderate wear and closed tears to the upper and lower edges of the spine area and 1/8" chips to the fore corners of the front panel. Signed by the author on the first free end paper. The 48th volume in the American Rivers series. Illustrations by Stow Wengenroth. 493 pages including an index and bibliography.
    TB29894  $110.00



  • Click on Image to expandCarmer, Carl:  The Hudson.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1939). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in blue cloth covered boards with decorated end papers with the modest soiling to the gutter of both boards. There is a prior owner's book plate attached to the verso of the first free end page. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with rubbing and wear to the colors at the ends of the spine area and tiny chips to the fore corners of the panels at the folds to the flaps and light soiling to the rear panel. 434 pages including an index followed by Constance Skinner's eleven page essay: "Rivers of American Folk" The dust jacket is of the same image that appears on the end sheets. It is one of four jackets taken from the illustrations in this title by Stow Wengenroth.
    TB30308  $75.00



  • Carmer, Carl:  The Susquehanna from New York to the Chesapeake.  Champaign: Garrard Pub. Company, 1964. First Edition, First printing. An ex-library copy in very good+ condition in green cloth covered boards with black text on the spine. The bottom of the table of contents page is stamped "Discard" and there is a library pocket and date slip pasted to the rear free end page. In a very good+ dust jacket with a 1/8" chip at the base of the spine area and lightly rubbed at the folds to the flap. Although this is not one of the volumes in the Rivers of America for Young Adults, it is frequently added to a collection of same.
    TB09839  $35.00



  • Carolina Art Association:  Charleston South Carolina.  Columbia: The Carolina Art Association, 1963. Third Printing of 1969. Near fine in paper covered boards with the title stamped in gilt on the front board. A prior owner has taped on the spine of the book the typewritten title of the book. Without a dust jacket. A collection of black and white sepia photographs illustrating the City of Charleston.
    TB22303  $6.00



  • Carpenter, Ernest C.:  The Boyhood Days of President Calvin Coolidge or From The Green Mountains to the White House.  Rutland: The Tuttle Company, 1925. First Edition, First printing. Very good in green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board. The front hinge is starting and there is light rubbing to the head and heel of the spine. The dust jacket is in poor condition and its remnants are laid-in at the front of the book. Also, laid into the book is a small advertising post card from the publisher which highlights the book. 188 pages of text illustrated with 49 black and white photographs and a map of the Green Mountain area of Vermont.
    TB16589  $10.00



  • Carr, Caleb:  The Angel of Darkness.  New York: Random House, 1997. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black paper covered boards with a gilt embossing on the front board. In a fine jacket and the dust jacket lacks a price, indicating that it is perhaps from a book club copy. The author's fifth book and the second to deal with the crime solving exploits of Dr. Laszlo Kreizler.
    TB07414  $6.30



  • Click on Image to expandCarrington, Henry B.:  Battle Maps and Charts of the American Revolution with Explanatory Notes.  New York: Arno Press, 1974. Arno Press reprint. Fine in royal blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A folio measuring 17" by 11" with spots of foxing to the engraved title page and to the last two free end pages. In a very good unclipped dust jacket with a 3/4" closed tear at the lower edge of the front panel and with minor, light wear to the ends of the spine area and dampness staining to the verso side of the rear panel. A facsimile reprint of the original 1876 edition with a new introduction by George Athan Billias. Containing 88 pages of text and maps.
    TB26803  $45.00



  • Click on Image to expandCarrington, Margaret I.:  Absaraka The Home of the Crows.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1950. First thus. Fine in dark red cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge to the text block. The gilt text and decorations are bright and clean on the spine and front board. This volume was originally published in 1868 and saw numerous modifications. This reprinting is based on the first edition which details the 1866 Carrington Expedition and its efforts to keep open the Bozeman Trail to Montana. With a full fold-out map which precedes the title page. 354 pages including an index. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. A Lakeside Classic issued in 1950. A very handsome, clean and crisp copy.
    TB27929  $40.00



  • Carrithers, Gale H., Jr.:  Mumford, Tate, Eisely Watchers in the Night.  Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1991. First Edition, First printing. Fine in red cloth covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. The author provides a deeply knowledgable examination of three of the past century's most distinctive cultural critics: Lewis Mumford, Allen Tate and Loren Eiseley. 304 pages with index.
    TB13523  $14.00



  • Carroll, Lewis:  Through The Looking-Glass And What Alice Found There.  New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1902. First Edition Thus. Near fine in original vellum covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a raised, gilt image of Alice and gilt text on the front board and the top edge of the text block is gilt. An octavo of 8 3/4 by 5 5/8 inches with a 1/4" closed tear at the head of the spine which is also slightly tanned. Pasted to the front paste down is a book plate from The Pantasote Co., of New York indicating that this copy was presented as an award for the 1908 Limerick Contest. Pasted to the first free end page is the typed letter from The Pantasote Company awarding this copy to the winner of the prize. Also pasted to this page is that award winner's book plate. The book is contained within three quarters of its original, stiff dust jacket; unfortunately, the spine area of the jacket is missing, but the front panel is decorated with a raised image of Alice and the same gilt text that appear on the front board of the book. 211 pages of text with each page surrounded with numerous varied marginal decorations by Robert Murray Wright and further illustrated with 40 plates by Peter Newell. Also, laid-in at the front of the book is an undated newspaper (Times Wide World Photos) photo of Alice (Mrs. Reginald Hargreaves) for whom Lewis Carroll wrote The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland.
    TB30197  $350.00



  • Click on Image to expandCarroll, Lewis:  Lewis Carroll's Alice Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There.  Berkeley: University of California Press, (1983). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 royal blue buckram and light blue paper covered boards with metallic blue text stamping on the spine. A folio measuring 13 3/8 by 8 3/8 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. This is first trade edition of "The Pennyroyal Edition'" as designed and illustrated by Barry Moser. 167 pages of text with illustrations throughout by Barry Moser.
    TB29244  $175.00



  • Click on Image to expandCarroll, Lewis:  Sylvie And Bruno and Sylvie And Bruno Concluded.  London and New York: Macmillan And Co., 1889. First Edition. Both volumes are very good+ in 3/4 crushed red levant and light red cloth covered boards with five raised bands on the spines with gilt text and the years of publication stamped in three compartments. There are gild borders tooled on the edges of the leather on the boards. All edges of the text block are gilt. Both are 12mo of 7 by 4 3/4 inches with wear and rubbing to the leather at the head of the spines and rubbing and light wear to the joints. Tipped-in at the front of both volumes is the original cloth cover and the spines and rear covers are tipped-in at the rear of each volume. 400 pages of text illustrated with forty-six engravings by Harry Furniss. A handsome set with no prior ownership markings.
    TB29347  $150.00



  • Click on Image to expandCarroll, Lewis:  Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures In Wonderland.  Berkeley: University of California Press, (1982). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 bright red buckram and light purple paper covered boards with metallic purple text stamping on the spine. A folio measuring 13 1/4 by 8 1/2 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. This is first trade edition of "The Pennyroyal Edition'" as designed and illustrated by Barry Moser. 146 pages of text with illustrations throughout by Barry Moser.
    TB29245  $125.00



  • Click on Image to expandCarroll, Lewis:  Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.  Franklin Center: The Franklin Library, 1975. Leather bound reprint of 1975. Fine in gilt decorated tan, full leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine, gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and on the front and rear boards. The edges of the text block are gilt and there are silk end papers with a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. A small octavo measuring 7 3/4 by 5 7/8 inches. One of the volumes in The Franklin Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. 161 pages of text and illustrations by John Tenniel. A very handsome and collectable copy with no marks, notations, names or book plates.
    TB29009  $95.00



  • Carroll, James:  Fault Lines.  Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1980. First Edition, First printing. Fine in green 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. A review copy with the publisher's materials laid-in. The author's third book which deals with the protagonist coming to terms with having gone to Sweden to avoid being drafted to go to Viet Nam while his younger brother goes and is killed there.
    TB04912  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandCarson, Rachel L.:  Under the Sea-Wind A Naturalist's Picture of Ocean Life.  New York: Simon and Schuster, (1941). First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in light blue buckram cloth covered boards with a gilt on dark blue title block on the spine and a gilt embossed decoration of a bird on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/4 by 6 inches. The author's first book and one which she thought of as her favorite. 314 pages including an illustrated glossary and text. Illustrated with line drawings and eight full page plates by Howard Frech. Due to unfortunate timing, this title was published just one month before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Although it received favorable reviews the nation's attention was directed toward the war effort. As a result, less than 1,600 copies of the book were sold. (paperlw.net) Rachel Carson's influence as a biologist and author of such important works as this and Silent Spring caused her to be named by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most important people of the century.
    TB30108  $400.00



  • Click on Image to expandCarter, Hodding:  Lower Mississippi.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1942). First Edition. Very near fine in dark red cloth covered boards with a gilt on black title block on the spine and illustrated end sheets. A clean and crisp copy with a front hinge which is starting, but has been professionally strengthened. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with shallow chipping across the upper edge of the spine area, a half inch closed tear to the lower edge of the spine area which is slightly faded and a 1/8" chip from the upper fore corner of the front panel. Signed by the author on the fly title page without an inscription. The 19th volume in the Rivers of America Series with illustrations by John McCrady. 467 pages with an index, bibliography, text and drawings.
    TB29632  $125.00



  • Click on Image to expandCarter, Hodding:  Gulf Coast Country.  New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1951. First Edition. Fine in decorated cloth covered boards with a black title block and gilt text on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 3/8" by 5 5/8". In a very good+ dust jacket with the price clipped from the front flap, with very light wear and rubbing to both ends of the spine area and a closed tear to the upper fore corner of the front panel. Co-authored with Anthony Ragusin. The 23rd volume in theAmerican Folkway series. This title focuses on the southern areas of Louisiana and Alabama to include the cities of New Orleans, Biloxi and Mobile. 247 pages including an index. Rather uncommon in collectible condition.
    TB29978  $85.00



  • Click on Image to expandCarter, Hodding:  Lower Mississippi.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1942). First Edition. Near fine in dark red cloth covered boards with a gilt on black title block on the spine and illustrated end sheets. In a very good+, price clipped dust jacket with several extremely short closed tears to the lower edge of the spine area, a 1/4" by 1/8" deep chip from the upper edge of the rear panel and rubbing to the folds. The 19th volume in the Rivers of America Series with illustrations by John McCrady. 467 pages with an index, bibliography, text and drawings.
    TB30267  $75.00



  • Carter, Jimmy:  Turning Point A Candidate, A State, and a Nation Come of Age.  New York: Times Books, 1992. Advance Reader's Edition. Near fine in heavy printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding with only a hint of rubbing to the lower edge of the front panel at the spine area. Without a dust jacket as issued. An advance reader's edition which is signed by President Carter ("J. Carter") on the first free end page. 211 pages of text.
    TB24507  $65.00



  • Carter, Jimmy:  An Hour Before Daylight Memories of A Rural Boyhood.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001. Third Printing. Fine in blue and light tan paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on a tipped-in book plate on the first free end page. 284 pages including an index and text followed by a page of photo credits and notes about the author. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout.
    TB22561  $30.00



  • Carter, Jimmy:  Palestine Peace Not Apartheid.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and black paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 264 pages including an index, text and illustrated with maps.
    TB22560  $25.00



  • Carter, Jimmy:  The Hornet's Nest.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 blank and dark blue-green paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 465 pages of text. A novel of the American Revolution which takes place in the south.
    TB22320  $20.00



  • Carter, Peter:  The Sentinels.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1980. First Edition, First printing. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. The HMS Sentinel is stationed off the West African coast to perform anti-slavery patrol and the protagonist becomes involved with a captive trying to return to his family.
    TB15465  $12.50



  • Click on Image to expandCarter, John, and Nicolas Barker:  ABC For Book Collectors.  Dover: Oak Knoll Press, 2004. Eighth Edition. Fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 232 pages of text, each page of which explains in exacting detail the features of a book with over 490 descriptive entries for the definition and analysis of terms associated with the book trade. Considered by many as one of the most authoritative texts on the topic by the trade.
    TB20749  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandCartland, J. Henry:  Ten Years At Pemaquid Sketches Of Its History And Its Ruins.  Pemaquid Beach, Maine: Self-published, 1899. First Edition. Very good in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and a gilt image of Fort Rock of Pemaquid 1607 on the front board. An octavo of 9 by 5 7/8 inches with light wear and rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and to the tips of the boards. The hinges, joints and binding remain tight and strong with no loose or damaged pages. 196 pages of text followed by a one page of errata. Illustrated with a map and plates of photographic reproductions of landscapes in and around Pemaquid.
    TB29731  $70.00



  • Caruso, John Anthony:  The Southern Frontier.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1963. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in light orange cloth covered boards with blue text stamping on the spine & front board w/ light name on text block edge. In a very good+ dust jacket with a 1/4" chip at upper rear corner of spine area and light wear and rubbing at the lower edge & a price clipped jacket flap. The author's third volume in The American Frontier Series.
    TB08089  $40.00



  • Caruso, John A.:  The Mississippi Valley Frontier.  Indianapol: Bobbs-Merrill, 1966. First Edition, First printing. Very near fine with small stains to the fore-edge of the text block. In a very good+ dust jacket stains and soiling on front panel, spine area and rear panel. Fourth volume in the American Frontier series.
    TB01780  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandCarver, Jonathan:  Three Years Travels Through The Interior Parts of North America.  Boston: David West, 1794. Third American Edition. Recently rebound in full black leather with five raised bands on the spine and with a gilt stamped, red leather spine label. A 16mo measuring 6 11/16 by 3 3/4 inches with repaired title page and general tanning of the pages. 282 of text. Printed in Portsmouth, New Hampshire by Charles Peirce for David West the publisher. This title was first issued in London in 1778. It was not published in the United States until 1784 in Philadelphia with a second edition published in that city in 1789 which edition was reprinted in 1792. We therefore infer this to be a third American edition. (Lee's A Bibliography of Carver's Travels) According to Howes: "Carver penetrated farther into the West than any other English explorer before the Revolution." Although an American (by birth) Carver was not able to get the manuscript of his trip (1766-1768) published in this country. He went to London where it was published. (DAB) The popularity of his book lead to many translations, editions and printings in several countries. (Howes, C-215; Evans, 26745; Sabin, 11185; Lee, p165 to 169; DAB, v II, p552)
    TB28799  $450.00



  • Caryon, Lucian:  The Colt Gun Book.  New York: Arco Publishing Co., 1961. First Edition, First printing. Fine in decorated pink cloth covered boards with reinforced cloth hinges. In a very good+ dust jacket with some light rubbing and wear to the folds and to the ends of the spine area. 142 pages followed by a one page ad. With extensive photogarphs through-out.
    TB09300  $17.50



  • Click on Image to expandCasler, Melyer:  A Journal Giving The Incidents Of A Journey To California In The Summer Of 1859 By The Overland Route.  Fairfield, Washington: Ye Galleon Press, 1969. Limited Edition Reprint. Near fine in tan cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and with gilt text and the image of a Conestoga Wagon on the front board. Without a dust jacket. One of only 488 copies printed with this one identified as number 63. This copy is signed, inscribed and dated "April 4, 1970" by the printer, Glen Adams on the limitation page. 63 pages of text. Only two copies of the original published version of 1862 are known to exist.
    TB30275  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandCastaneda, Pedro, and Francisco Vazquez de Coronado:  The Journey Of Francisco Vazquez De Coronado 1540-1542.  San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1933. First Edition. Very near fine in light green cloth covered boards with orange text on the spine. A quarto of 11 by 7 1/2 inches with light rubbing and wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and with seven small dots of white paint at the lower quarter of the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of only 550 copies printed. 134 pages of text printed in red and black followed by eleven pages of notes. Illustrated with line drawings by Arvilla Parker. With an introduction by Frederick Webb Hodge. (Howes, W-571)
    TB30687  $55.00



  • Click on Image to expandCathcart, James Leander, Jonathan Cowdery and William Ray:  Narratives of Barbary Captivity.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 2007. First thus. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt borders on the boards and with decorated end papers and a gilt top edge to the text block. Without a dust jacket as issued. Still contained within the publisher's shrink wrap. The Recollections of James Leander Cathcart, Jonathan Cowdery, and William Ray. The Lakeside Classic edition for 2007. 322 pages of text including an index and a list of the Lakeside Classics published as of this date which is followed by two pages of image credits. Illustrated with 40 reproductions of engravings and lithographs some of which are in color.
    TB25825  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandCather, Willa:  O'Pioneers!.  n.p.: Westvaco, 2000. Limited Edition. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and with illustrated end papers and a dark blue placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. Without a dust jacket; but, contained in a fine illustrated paper covered slip case. Laid-in is a presentation slip signed by an officer of Westvaco. The 2000 edition of the Westvaco American Classic Series making it the 43rd volume in their series. Originally published in 1913. 262 pages of text.
    TB23100  $40.00



  • Cather, Willa:  Sapphira and the Slave Girl.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. Early reprint. Near fine in very slightly faded light green cloth covered boards with a black & orange title block on blue paper on the front board. In a very near fine price clipped dust jacket. The author's 12th novel which takes place in Virginia just before the Civil War.
    TB18989  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expandCather, Willa:  Shadows On The Rock.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. First Edition, First printing. Very good in faded light green cloth covered boards with a printed paper label on the spine and on the front board. A small octavo of 7 1/2 by 5 1/8 inches with bumps to the upper fore corners of the board and the cloth over the spine tanned. There are four small white spots on the front cover (perhaps paint?). Although the paper spine label is tanned it is without damage as is the front paper label. Without its issued dust jacket. 280 pages of text. (Bruccoli/Clark, vol.4. p. 73) A attractive copy with no prior owner's marks, dates, book plates or notations.
    TB30681  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandCatlin, Jacob:  A Compendium Of The System Of Divine Truth.  Middletown, Conn.: E & H Clark, 1826. Second Edition. Very good- in original leather covered boards with a gilt stamped, red leather label on the spine and with double gilt borders above and below the spine label. A 16mo measuring 6 3/4" by 4" with rubbing to the joints, head and heel of the spine and at the tips of the boards. There is an early prior owner's name and date (1831) on the front paste down and a faint stain to the top edge of the text block. 304 pages of text with minor marginalia in pencil.
    TB25534  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandCaulkins, Frances Manwaring:  History of New London, Connecticut. From The First Survey Of the Coast in 1612, to 1852.  New London: Self-published, 1852. First Edition. Very good+ in recently rebacked preserving the original blind stamped,dark blue-green, cloth covered boards and the original back strap with gilt text with the original end sheets and all pages. An octavo measuring 9" by 5 1/2" with the cloth worn through at the fore corners of the boards and an early prior owner's name "Graham S___ Hislop" on the second free end page in ink. Minor spots of foxing exist on the preliminaries and end sheets with only occasional spots of foxing in the pages of the text block. 679 pages including an index followed by a second short index of Indian names. Illustrated with maps and facsimiles of signatures of early inhabitants. Christopher and Bonnie B. Collier in their bibliography, The Literature of Connecticut History, states that chapter 32 "is the best account of of the battle" of Fort Griswold "in print" based on her familiarity with the terrain and the many people she interviewed with "could recollect aspects of the battle. (Collier, p. 76; Sabin, 11571) A very attractive, tight and clean copy.
    TB27763  $200.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesCaulkins, Miss F. M. [Francis Manwaring]:  History of Norwich, Connecticut, From its Settlement in 1660, to January 1845.  Norwich: Thomas Robinson, 1845. First Edition. Good in its original decorated, light green cloth covered binding with bold gilt text on the spine and extensive blind embossing to both boards. A small octavo of 8 by 5 inches with the cloth over the joints split, yet the binding remains strong with no problems with the hinges. The contents are foxed throughout, but particularly on the front 25 pages and the rear pages. There is an early prior owner's name in pencil on the first free end page. 359 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece engraving and four plates protected by tissue guards. (Sabin, 11572)
    TB29961  $100.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesCaverly, Robert B.:  Heroism Of Hannah Duston, Together With The Indian Wars of New England.  Boston: B. B. Russell & Co., Publishers, 1874. First Edition. Good+ in its original 1/2 black leather and brown, pebbled cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and with gilt text and decorations with borders on the front board. A 12mo of 7 1/ by 4 3/4 inches with chips to the leather at both the upper and lower corners of the spine, the leather is rubbed through at the tips of the boards and the preliminaries are lightly foxed and with a dampness stain to the margins of the last four engraved plates. 408 pages of text and illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author and 12 engraved plates.
    TB29379  $150.00



  • Click on Image to expandCerami, Charles A.:  Dinner at Mr. jefferson's Three Men, Five Great Wines, and the Evening That Changed America.  Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (2008). First Edition, First printing. Fine in maroon paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9" by 6". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 270 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with reproductions of contemporary works of art.
    TB25142  $30.00



  • Cervantes, Miguel de:  The Ingenious gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha.  Franklin Center, Penn.: The Franklin Library, 1979. Limited Edition. Fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with two raised bands on the spine with gilt text stamping and gilt decorations in the compartments with gilt decorations on the front and rear boards. The end papers are illustrated paper and the edges of the text block are gilt. An octavo measuring 9" by 5 1/2" containing 625 pages of text illustrated by Jose and Luis Jimeniz Aranda. A handsome volume with no ownership marks, notations or bookplates.
    TB23521  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandCervantes Saaverda, Miguel De:  Don Quixote De La Mancha.  London: T. McLean, Bookseller and Publisher, 1819. . A complete four volume set in very near fine condition in full tan leather covered boards with four raised bands on each spine, with two gilt stamped leather labels and gilt tool work in the compartments and with gilt borders around the edges of the boards and gilt dentelles on the turn-ins and marbled paper for the end sheets. The edges of the text blocks are stained light yellow. All four volumes are small octavos measuring 8" by 5" with the leather at the heads of the spine lightly worn and rubbed and the leather at the head of Volume I has very shallow chipping of no more than 1/8". The binding is by Trout & Sons. There is an early prior owner's name in pencil at the upper edge of the second free end pages of volumes II, III and IV. Without dust jackets. Illustrated with 24, hand-colored, full page engravings "from drawings designed expressly for this edition." Translated from the original Spanish by Charles Jarvis. An extremely handsome, tight and clean set!
    TB26033  $1000.00



  • Click on Image to expandChadwick, Bruce:  I Am Murdered: George Wythe, Thomas Jefferson, and the Killing That Shocked a New Nation.  Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (2009). First Edition, First printing. Fine in black paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 280 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with a black and white photograph and reproductions of contemporary works of art. George Wythe was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and was "America's first professor of law." One of his students, Thomas Jefferson considered him a "second father". Yet Wythe was murdered at the age of 80 in 1806 in his Richmond, Virginia home. The trial which followed was this country's first "trial of the century".
    TB24449  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandChaffin, Tom:  Pathfinder John Charles Fremont And The Course of American Empire.  New York: Hill and Want, A Division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (2002). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/2 black and yellow paper covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine. An octavo measuring 9 by 6 inches with a small black remainder dot on the lower edge of the text block In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 559 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with two sections of photographs and maps. A well balanced and well researched biography of John Charles Fremont who was instrumental in exploring, mapping and describing much of the American west giving impetus to those emigrants with a desire to move west in search of new opportunities.
    TB28532  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expandChalmers, Harvey, II:  The Birth Of The Erie Canal.  New York: Bookman Associates, 1960. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in gold cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and front board with illustrated end sheets. In a very good price clipped dust jacket with a 1" deep chip at the upper edge of the spine area which extends into the rear panel by 3/4". 195 pages of text and illustrated with one section of black and white reproductions of contemporary works of art. Written in collaboratio with John H. Flandreau.
    TB22228  $12.00



  • Click on Image to expandChamberlain, Samuel:  Gloucester and Cape Ann A Camera Impression.  New York: Hastings House, (1938). First Edition, First printing. Fine in blue and white paper covered boards with blue text on the white spine and white text on the blue front board. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 6" with photographic end sheets. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with the publisher's logo on the rear panel which shows some soiling. 73 pages of text and black and white photographic images. A photographic study of Gloucester and Cape Ann, Massachusetts and the first volume in the American Landmarks series. A tight clean and very attractive copy of a very uncommon first edition in a bright and damage free jacket. (Fitzgerald, Series Americana, AL3)
    TB25282  $65.00



  • Click on Image to expandChamberlain, Samuel:  Historic Salem In Four Seasons A Camera Impression.  New York: Hastings House, (1938). First Edition, First printing. Fine in orange and white paper covered boards with orange text on the white spine and white text on the orange front board. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 6" with photographic end sheets. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with the publisher's logo on the rear panel which shows some soiling. 73 pages of text and black and white photographic images. A photographic study of Salem, Massachusetts and the second volume in the American Landmarks series. A tight clean and very attractive copy of a very uncommon first edition in a bright and damage free jacket. (Fitzgerald, Series Americana, AL10)
    TB25284  $65.00



  • Click on Image to expandChamberlain, Samuel:  Historic Boston In Four Seasons.  New York: Hastings House, (1940). First Edition, Possible second Printing. Fine in blue and red paper covered boards with red text on the white spine and white text on the red front board. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 6" with photographic end sheets. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with a 1/4" deep "V" shaped chip at the upper edge of the front panel and a 1 1/2" long closed tear on the front panel and soiling to the rear panel. 73 pages of text and black and white photographic images. A photographic study of old Boston, Massachusetts and the fourth volume published in the American Landmarks series. A tight and clean copy of an uncommon first edition in a worthy dust jacket. (Fitzgerald, Series Americana, AL1)
    TB25641  $50.00



  • Chamberlain, Samuel:  Portsmouth New Hampshire A Camera Impression.  n. p.: Stanley F. Baker Publisher, n. d.. First Edition, Later Printing. Very near fine in blue paper covered boards with red text on the spine and red text on the front board. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 6" with photographic end sheets. Without its issued dust jacket. 73 pages of text and black and white photographic images. A photographic study of Portsmouth, New Hampshire and the eighth volume published in the American Landmarks series. A tight clean and attractive copy. (Fitzgerald, Series Americana, AL9)
    TB25711  $25.00



  • Chamberlain, Samuel:  Old Marblehead A Camera Impression.  New York: Hastings House, (1940). First Edition. Near fine in blue and white paper covered boards with blue text on the white spine and white text on the blue front board. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 6" with photographic end sheets with faint tanning to the cloth on the spine. Without its issued dust jacket. 73 pages of text and black and white photographic images. A photographic study of Old Marblehead, Massachusetts and the seventh volume published in the American Landmarks series. A tight clean and attractive copy. (Fitzgerald, Series Americana, AL6)
    TB25712  $25.00



  • Chamberlain, Barbara Blau:  These Fragile Outposts.  Garden City: The Natural History Press, 1964. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in black and light green decorated cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a very good- dust jacket with light wear and rubbing at the ends of the spine area and at the extremes. A geological examination of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. 327 pages including an index, bibliography, glossary, appendices, text and illustrated with photographs and maps.
    TB16544  $24.50



  • Click on Image to expandChamberlain, Samuel:  Nantucket A Photographic Sketchbook.  New York: Hastings House, (1955). First Edition. Very good in 1/4 orange cloth and decorated paper covered boards with black type on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4 by 7 inches with the light circular stain of a glass on the front board and rubbing to the heel of the spine. Without a dust jacket. 72 pages of black and white photographs.
    TB28647  $10.00



  • Chamberlain, Samuel:  Open House In New England.  New York: Bonanza Books, 1937, 1948. Reprint. Very good in light gray and red cloth covered boards with the spine tanned. Without its issued dust jacket. 252 pages followed by a two page map. Illustrated with 280 black and white photographs by the author.
    TB17234  $7.00



  • Chan, Peter:  Bonsai.  Secausus: Wellfreet Press, 1985, 1989. Reprint of 1989. Fine in black paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with only a hint of wear at the upper edge of the spine area. Sub-tilted: The Art of Growing and Keeping Miniature Trees." A large 4to measuring 13.25" x 9 5/8". 174 pages with index, text, photographs and illustrations throughout.
    TB10886  $21.00



  • Chan, Peter:  Bonsai The Art of Growing and Keeping Miniature Trees.  Secaucus: Chartwell Books, 1986. Reprint. Near fine in black paper covered boards with the heel of the spine bumped. In a fine dust jacket. 174 pages containing an index, text, drawings, sketches and photogarphs all of which serve to help illustrate the art of caring for and creating bonsai.
    TB14421  $14.00



  • Click on Image to expandChancellor, Betty with illustrations by Thomas Nast: A Child's Christmas Cookbook.  Denver, Colo.: Denver Art Museum, n.d. (1964). First thus. Very good in heavy, red, printed paper wraps over a stapled binding. A square octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 8 1/2". Without a dust jacket. 40 pages of text and Victorian era illustrations by Thomas Nast.
    TB28141  $10.00



  • Click on Image to expandChandler, Peleg W.:  American Criminal Trials Volume II.  Boston: Timothy H. Carter And Company, 1844. First Edition. Very good+ in the publisher's original dark brown, ribbed cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine, blind embossing on the spine and on both boards with light yellow end sheets. A small octavo measuring 7 1/2" by 5". Without a dust jacket. 387 pages including an appendix and text. Volume one of this series was published "as an experiment" several years (1841) prior to the publication of volume two. This volume contains the trials of Bathsheba Spooner and Others of 1778, Colonel David Henley of 1778, Major John Andre of 1780, Joshua H. Smith (who was tried for assisting Benedict Arnold) of 1780, The Rhode Island Judges of 1786, and the trial of John Hauer and others of 1798 for the murder of Francis Shitz of Pennsylvania. A very clean and handsome copy with both hinges and joints tight and no loose or torn pages. The pages are clean and bright with very little tanning or foxing.
    TB25148  $80.00



  • Click on Image to expandChapelle, Howard I.:  The History of The American Sailing Ships.  New York: W. W. Norton, 1935. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in decorated tan cloth covered boards with dark blue decorations on the front board with blue text on the spine with a prior owner’s name on the first free end paper. A small quarto measuring 10" by 7 1/2" with the cloth on the spine slightly tanned. Without its issued dust jacket. 400 pages including an index, appendices and text. Illustrated with a number of photographic plates, in-text line drawings and highly detailed plans.
    TB23533  $50.00



  • Chapelle, Howard I.:  American Sailing Craft.  New York: Crown Publishers, 1939. Reprint of 1939. Very good in dark blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the front board and on the spine with a prior owner's name and address on the first free end page. Without its issued, and now uncommon dust jacket. 239 pages including an index, text and illustrated with many line drawings, plans and drawings within the text.
    TB23530  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expandChapin, Howard M.:  Rhode Island In The Colonial Wars.  Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1994. Facsimile Reprint. Fine in red cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine and the same on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2". Without a dust jacket probably as issued. Originally two volumes re-printed in this format in one volume containing "A List of Rhode Island Soldier & Sailors in King George's War 1740-1748 and A List of Rhode Island Soldier & Sailors in the Old French & Indian War 1755-1762". The first part contains 38 pages and the second part dealing wilth the French & Indian War 155 pages of text.
    TB26901  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandChapman, John Jay:  The Treason and Death of Benedict Arnold, a Play for a Greek Theatre.  New York: Moffat, Yard & Company, 1910. First Edition. Very good+ in charcoal gray paper covered boards with printed, paper title labels on the spine and on the front board and with the top edge of the text block gilt. A small octavo of 8 by 5 inches with faint dampness stains on the outer edges of the front board with dampness stains to the margins of pages 17 through 24 and pages 41 through 48 with no impact on the printed text. There is a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down. Signed and inscribed to a "Miss Katherine _?___ | from John Jay Chapman" and dated "Oct 27 1911" on the fly title page. 75 pages of script followed by a one page add for other books by the author
    TB29824  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandChaput, Donald:  Francois X. Aubry Trailmaker and Voyageur in the Southwest 1846-1854.  Glendale, Calif.: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. One of the few bound in blue cloth in the Western Frontiersman Series. The majority are bound in red cloth. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 1/8 inches. In a fine plain brown, un-printed dust jacket. One of only 1,274 copies printed. Volume XVI in the Western Frontiersman Series. 249 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with maps and reproductions of earlier works of art. "Aubury was a man of driving ambition, shrewd mercantile skills, and fiery temper...he was one of the major traders in the St. Louis-Santa Fe-Chihuahua-California routes." (Clark & Brunet 45)
    TB29493  $65.00



  • Click on Image to expandChaput, Don:  Virgil Earp Western Peace Officer.  Encampment, Wyo.: Affiliated Writers of America, Inc., 1994. First Edition, First printing. Fine in brown paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamped on the spine. In a near fine unclipped dust jacket with the spine area slightly faded. 255 pages including an index, bibliography, appendix and text. Illustrated with reproductions of contemporary photographic works. The first published biography of Virgil Earp.
    TB18406  $40.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesCharcot, J. M. [Jean-Martin] :  Lectures On The Localisation Of Cerebral And Spinal Diseases Delivered At The Faculty of Medicine Of Paris.  London: The New Sydenham Society, 1883. First Edition. Very near fine in the original blind stamped, brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and the gilt image of man on the front board surrounded with the blind embossing noted above. An octavo measuring 8 3/8 by 5 1/4 inches with light yellow end sheets and with the edges of the text block stained red. Without a dust jacket and probably as issued. 341 pages including an index, appendix and text. The author's introduction is in The French, but the balance of the book is in English translated and edited by Walter Baugh Hadden, M.D. Illustrated with line drawings within the text throughout. A very clean, tight and bright copy without any prior ownership markings of any kind. (Garison & Morton, 4558)
    TB28552  $250.00



  • Charyn, Jerome:  The Tar Baby.  New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1973. First Edition, First printing. Fine in tan cloth covered boards with black text and decorations on the spine and front board with a faint set of numbers stamped on the first free end paper possibly indicating a review copy. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. sticker on the front panel.
    TB15605  $10.00



  • Click on Image to expandChase, Henry, and C. H. Sanborn:  The North and The South: Being A Statistical View of the Condition of the Free and Slave States.  Cleveland: John P. Jewett And Company, ©1856. Second Edition of 1857. Very good in the publisher's original dark brown cloth covered boards with blind embossing on the boards and with bright gilt text on the front board. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is worn and rubbed through in several area as it is at the lower fore corners of the boards. 191 pages including an appendix and index. An antebellum comparison of the Slave States and the Free States "compiled from official documents". An extremely uncommon publication in its original printing. (Sabin 12179) The first edition (printed in 1856) contained only 134 pages without an appendix or an index.
    TB21831  $100.00



  • Chatterton, E. Keble:  Old Sea Paintings The Story of Maritime Art as depicted by the Great Masters.  London: John Lane the Bodley Head Limited, 1928. First Edition, First printing. Good in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is heavily rubbed and worn as well as the tips of the boards and there is a 1/4" by 1/4" deep chip to the cloth at the fore edge of the front board. The front hinge is starting and the preliminaries are lightly foxed. Without its issued dust jacket. 179 pages including an index followed by four pages of ads by the publisher. "With fifteen illustrations in colour and ninety-five in black and white mainly from the Macpherson Collection."
    TB22507  $30.00



  • Chatwin, Bruce:  Patagonia Revisited.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. First Edition, First printing. Fine In a fine dust jacket. Co-authored by Paul Theroux with illustrations by Kyffin Williams
    TB02393  $17.50



  • Chatwin, Bruce:  Utz.  New York: Viking Press, 1989. First Edition, First printing. Near fine, In a near fine dust jacket.
    TB01831  $17.15



  • Chatwin, Bruce:  The Songlines.  New York: Viking, 1987. First Trade Edition. Fine in 1/4 white cloth and purple paper covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap but with modest curling at the ends of the spine area.
    TB16068  $10.50



  • Chatwin, Bruce, and Paul Theroux:  Patagonia Revisited.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. First Edition, First printing. Fine In a fine dust jacket. Co-authored by Paul Theroux with illustrations by Kyffin Williams
    TB00895  $10.50



  • Click on Image to expandCheetham, Craig (Editor):  American Cars The Automobiles That Made America.  New York: Barnes & Noble Books, (2004). Reprint. Fine in printed, black paper covered boards. An oblong octavo measuring 8 1/2 by 12 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 448 pages including an index. Extensively illustrated throughout with color photographs.
    TB27865  $15.00



  • Click on Image to expandCheever, John:  The Day The Pig Fell Into The Well.  Northridge, Calif.: Lord John Press, 1978. Signed, limited first edition. Near fine in 1/4 gold cloth and printed paper covered boards with a narrow paper label on the spine and tan end sheets. A small quarto measuring 9 3/4" by 6 3/8" with the remnants of a prior owner's book plate on the first free end page. Signed by the author and identified as copy number 134 out of only 275 signed and numbered copies on the last page of text. 23 pages of text.
    TB23769  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expandCheever, John:  The Wapshot Chronicle.  Franklin Center, Penn.: The Franklin Library, 1978. Signed Limited Edition. Fine in full dark brown 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 the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 1/4" containing 287 pages of text. Signed by the author on the specially tipped-in second free end page. Laid-in is a brochure from the publisher containing the notes from the editors. Illustrated by Chet Jezierski. One of The Franklin Library's volumes in their collection of Signed Limited Editions. A beautiful, tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB25473  $70.00



  • Cheever, Benjamin:  The Partisan.  New York: Atheneum, 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 tan cloth and decorated tan paper covered boards with red text stamped on the spine. In a fine dust jacket wiht the price intact on the front flap. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. The author's second novel.
    TB15931  $17.50



  • Chen, Da:  Colors of the Mountain.  New York: Random House, 1999. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark brown paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. Laid-in is a 4" x 6" color photograph of the author. In a fine jacket with the price in tact on the flap. The author's memoirs of his early life in China during Mao's "Cultural Revolution". Signed by the author on the first free end paper with his signature and "good health" in Chinese characters and with the author's chop in red ink. The author's first book which has won strong praise and glowing reviews.
    TB10502  $30.00



  • Chen, Da:  Colors of the Mountain.  New York: Random House, 1999. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark brown paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine jacket with the price in tact on the flap. The author's memoirs of his early life in China during Mao's "Cultural Revolution". The author's first book which has won strong parise and glowing reviews.
    TB10571  $21.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesChenery, Winthrop W.:  Holstein Herd Book: Containing A Record Of the Holstein Cattle in the United States Also, A Sketch Of The Holstein Race Of Cattle.  Boston: The Association of Breeders of Thoroughbred Holstein Cattle, 1872. . Very good with a recently rebacked spine preserving the original gilt text. Bound in a dark brown, finely pebbled cloth covered boards with blind embossed borders at the edges of both boards. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2 by 6 inches with the cloth worn at the tips of the boards, the corner of the front board was broken and repaired at some point in the past. The upper corner of the title page has been removed evidently to extract a prior owner's name and the first free end page has been roughly ripped away leaving only a ragged edge near the hinge. 71 pages including an index of the names of cattle and owners. Illustrated with six plates of cattle with tissue guards covering each engraving. Pages 53 and 54 contain marginal notations in black ink by a former owner with dates concerning specific cattle. This was the first volume sponsored by the Holstein Breeders Association to record the pedigree of those cattle imported from North Holland into the United States.
    TB29053  $200.00



  • Click on Image to expandCheney, John Vance (Editor):  Memorable American Speeches II Democracy and Nationality.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1908. First thus. Very near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with a gilt border and logo on the front board and gilt text gilt text on the spine. The top edge of the text block is gilt. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine are very slightly rubbed. The gilt text on the spine and gilt borders and decorations on the front board are slightly tarnished, but remain easy to read. The contents are clean, tight in the binding and without any foxing, tanning or prior ownership markings. 237 pages of text illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Daniel Webster. The sixth Lakeside Classic from Christmas, 1908. An extremely uncommon volume in the series and one which remains in collectible condition.
    TB29627  $1000.00



  • Click on Image to expandCheney, John Vance (Editor):  Memorable American Speeches III Slavery.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1909. First thus. Very near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with a gilt border on the front board and gilt text on the spine. The gilt text on the spine is reasonably bright and free of tarnish. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is very slightly rubbed. The seventh Lakeside Classic from Christmas, 1909. 309 pages of text. Overall, a very handsome and collectable copy of a very uncommon early edition in the Lakeside Classic series with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30191  $950.00



  • Click on Image to expandCheney, John Vance (Editor):  Memorable American Speeches IV. Secession, War, Reconstruction.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1910. First thus. Very near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt borders and logo on the front board and gilt text on the spine with the top edge of the text block gilt. The cloth at the head of the spine shows light rubbing and the cloth at the heel of the spine is worn and beginning to fray. The gilt decorations and text on the spine are very slightly tarnished. With a closed tear to the frontispiece portrait of Lincoln which has been professionally repaired with archival tape. A handsome, tight and clean very collectible copy. The eighth Lakeside Classic from Christmas, 1910 and rather uncommon. 301 pages of text illustrated with a frontispiece of Abraham Lincoln. With no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30185  $800.00



  • Cheney, John Vance (Editor):  Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States from Johnson to Roosevelt.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1905. First thus. Very near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt borders and the classic gilt Lakeside Press logo on the front board and gilt text on the spine. The only flaw with the book is a mild abrasion to the cloth on the front board. The gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board are quite bright and clean. This is the smallest of the Lakeside Classics based on the number of pages, it being only 125 pages. The third Lakeside Classic issued at Christmas time in 1905 and illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Theodore Roosevelt. This title is quite uncommon and seldom seen in such nice condition.
    TB30199  $700.00



  • Click on Image to expandChepel, Charles Edward:  Guns of the Old West.  Fairfax: The National Rifle Association, 1995. Special Edition by The Firearms Classics Library. Fine in decorated red leather covered boards with gilt text and decorations stamped on the spine and on the front and rear boards with the edges of the text block in gilt. Without a dust jacket as issued. This is a reprint of the book originally published by Coward-McCann, Inc. in 1961 and written by one of this country's leading firearm's experts of the twentieth century. 306 pages containing an index and bibliography. An extremely handsome book in bright red leather. It can quite aptly be called a collector's edition.
    TB30458  $25.00



  • Chernev, Irving, and Kenneth Harkness:  An Invitation To Chess.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1945. 15th Printing. Very good+ in light green cloth covered boards with gilt text and black title blocks on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/2" with rubbing and wear to the head and heel of the spine, a prior owner's label on the front paste down and with foxing to the hinge areas of the end sheets caused by a reaction with the glue used in binding. In a very good-, unclipped dust jacket with 1/4" deep chipping across the upper edge of the spine area and rubbing and wear to the extremes. 221 pages of text followed by a bibliography. Illustrated throughout with diagrams.
    TB23549  $10.00



  • Chesebrough, Harriet Chapman:  Glimpses of Saybrook In Colonial Days.  n. p. {Old Saybrook, Conn.]: Celebration 3 1/2, 1985. First Edition. Near fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches with faint foxing to the edges of the text block. Without a dust jacket. 101 pages including bibliographic notes and text. Illustrated with a map and line drawings by Roger Epply.
    TB29833  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandChicgo & North-Western Railway:  The Indian The Northwest 1600-1900 The red Man The wAr Man The White Man and The North Western Line.  Chicago: Chicago & North-Western Railway Co., (1901). First Edition. An ex-library copy in its original light brown cloth covered, flexible boards with a mult-colored printed front board. A small octavo of 7 3/4 by 5 inches with a 1/4" closed tear to the cloth at the head of the spine, a library gift plate on the front paste down, library stamps on several pages and call numbers written on the title and copyright pages. Without a dust jacket. 114 pages followed by an illustration of an earlier work of art. Illustrated throughout with maps and reproductions of earlier works of art.
    TB30276  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandChichester, Sir Francis:  Gipsy Moth Circles the World.  New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1968. First Edition. Very near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards withfaded gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo of 8 3/4 by 5 3/4 inches with printed and map end sheets. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with rubbing at the corners of the upper edge of the spine area and with a 1/4" hole in the front panel. 269 pages containing appendices, text, maps and three sections of photographs. This is the first American edition as stated on the copyright page.
    TB29835  $15.00



  • Click on Image to expandChidsey, Donald Barr:  The War In The North An Informal History of the American Revolution in and near Canada.  New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1967. First Edition. Near fine in light yellow cloth covered boards with bold, brown text on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/4 by 5 3/8 inches. In a very good, price clipped dust jacket with rubbing and light wear and creasing to the ends of the spine area and at the folds to the flaps. 214 pages of text including an index, bibliography, appendices and chapter notes. Illustrated with small insets of reproductions of earlier works of art.
    TB28707  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandChidsey, Donald Barr:  Goodbye To Gunpowder.  New York: Crown Publishing, n.d. c1963. First Edition. Very near fine in charcoal gray cloth covered boards with metallic red text stamping on the spine and with silver and red decorations on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/2" with light rubbing to the cloth at the corners of the spine and tips of the boards. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with 1/8" deep chipping across the top edge of the spine, two chips at the top edge of the rear panel and two short closed tears with related creasing at the upper edge of the front panel. 224 pages including an index, a list of sources by chapter and text. Illustrated with line drawings and reproductions of earlier works of art.
    TB27476  $15.00



  • Click on Image to expandChief Standing Bear:  Land of The Spotted Eagle.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1933. First Edition. Near fine in tan cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and black text and decorations on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2" with small remnants of the dust jacket stuck to the the boards and a prior owner's book plate on the first free end page and with minor spots of foxing to the fore and lower edges of the text block and to the rear end sheet. In a fair dust jacket with much of the rear panel missing and 1" deep chips at the upper and lower edges of the spine area. 259 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece photograph of the author in full regalia.
    TB27260  $150.00



  • Click on Image to expandChild, Julia:  From Julia Child's Kitchen.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in illustrated paper covered boards with white text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 by 6 1/2 inches. Without its issued dust jacket. 677 pages followed by 26 page index.
    TB27171  $45.00



  • Click on Image to expandChild, Julia:  Julia Child & Company.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978. First Edition. Fine in decorated white paper covered boards with bold blue text on the spine and on the front board. A small quarto measuring 10 3/4" by 8 1/2". In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with a number of short closed tears at the upper edge of the spine area and at the upper edge of the front panel and a one inch "v" shaped chip from the lower edge of the rear panel. 243 pages including an index and text. Illustrated throughout with color photographs by James Scherer. Written in collaboration with E. S. Yntema.
    TB27151  $25.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesChilds, Julia:  Cooking With Master Chefs.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in heavy, pictorial wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto measuring 10 by 9 inches with a small 1/8" closed tear at the fore edge of the front panel. Without a dust jacket as issued. Signed and inscribed to "Ellen" by Julia Child on the title page. 146 pages including an index and text. Illustrated throughout with color photographs by various photographers.
    TB29145  $95.00



  • Chironis, Nicholas P.:  Machine Devices and Instrumentation.  New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1966. First Edition, First printing. Very good- in light green cloth covered boards with black text on the spine with minor light soiling to the cloth at the edges of the boards and on the spine. The spine is also rolled; but, the text block is quite clean and strong. Without a dust jacket. 359 pages including an index, text and illustrated with extensive drawings, schematics, isometric drawings and photographs.
    TB19996  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandChittenden, Hiram Martin:  A History of the American Fur Trade of the Far West.  Stanford: Academic Reprints, 1954. 1954 Reprint. Both volumes are near fine in burnt orange cloth covered boards with black text on the spines. Missing the fold-out map. Both volumes are in very good dust jackets with the original prices on the flaps with a 3/8" wide hole through the jacket near the top of the spine area of volume 1 and the jacket for volume 2 has 1/3" deep chipping across the ends of the spine area Originally published in three volumes in 1902 by Chittenden who was highly praised for his extremely accurate and detailed account of the Fur Trade in the Rocky Mountians. The full title reads: "The American Fur Trade of The Far West: A History of the Pioneer Trading Posts and Early Fur Companies of the Missouri Valley and the Rocky Mountains and of the Overland Commerce with Santa Fe". (Howes: C390)
    TB22825  $90.00



  • Click on Image to expandCholmondeley, H., Pennell and with contributions from other authors:  The Badminton Library: Fishing Pike And Other Coarse Fish.  London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1893. Revised Fifth Edition. Very good+ in 3/4 dark blue leather and orange cloth covered boards with a bright gilt seal stamped on the front board and gilt text stamped on the spine. There is a blue silk placement ribbon sewn- in at the head of the spine and the top edge of the text block is gilt. A small octavo measuring 7 1/2" by 5 1/4". 458 pages including an index followed by two pages of ads. Many pages are un-opened.
    TB28057  $130.00



  • Click on Image to expandChuinard, M.D., E. G.:  Only One Man Died, the Medical Aspects of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.  Glendale: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1980 c. 1979. Second Printing. Very near fine in white paper covered boards with red text on the spine and printed front and rear boards. The spine and gutter areas very slightly soiled. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6". Without its issued dust jacket. Sub-titled: The Medical Aspects of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. This is also the 19th volume in the Western Frontiersman Series. 444 numbered pages with an index, text and photographs of period items.
    TB07038  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expandChurch, Albert Cook:  American Fishermen.  New York: W. W. Norton, 1940. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in decorated dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board with modest fading to the lower for edge of the front board. A small quarto measuring 10" by 6 3/4" with illustrated end sheets. In a good, unclipped dust jacket with small chips and related creasing across the upper edge of the front panel and both ends of the spine area. There is also a 2" by 1/2" rent from the center area of the spine area. 192 pages containing line drawings, 260 black and white photos by Church and text by James B. Connelly.
    TB28192  $65.00



  • Click on Image to expandChurchill, Winston S.:  The Second World War (Complete Set).  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1983. Chartwell Edition. All six volumes are in fine condition in recent 1/2 blue leather and light tan cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a recessed paper label on the front boards. The end papers are decorated with maps of Europe and the Pacific theater. All volumes are octavos measuring 9 by 6 inches with a light yellow stain to the top edges of the text blocks. This stain and the absence of the blind embossed dot at the lower corner of the rear boards distinguishes this set as not being one of the more frequently seen Book-of-The-Month Club printings. The set includes: Vol. I is The Gathering Storm, with 784 pages; Vol. II is Their Finest Hour, with 751 pages, The Grand Alliance, with 903 pages is volume III; Vol. IV is The Hinge of Fate, with 1000 pages; Volume V is Closing the Ring, with 749 pages; and, Volume VI is Triumph and Tragedy, with 800 pages. An extremely clean and handsome set with no prior owner's names, dates or notations.
    TB28849  $550.00



  • Click on Image to expandChurchill, Winston S.:  The First World War The World Crisis.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1991. Collector's Edition. This complete six volume set is in fine condition in full, highly decorated, red leather covered boards with five raised bands on the spines with gilt text and decorations in the compartments, all edges of the text blocks are gilt, the end sheets are silk and there are matching silk place markers sewn-in at the heads of the spines. Each volume is an octavo of 8 7/8 by 5 7/8 inches. The upper fore edge of the text block of Volume II has a small 1/4" area of the gilt rubbed off. Each volume has a blank Easton Press book plate on the front paste down ready to take its new owner's name. Volume I is subtitled: 1911-1914 contains 536 pages including an index, appendices and text. It is illustrated with 6 maps and two facsimiles of documents. Volume II is subtitled: 1915 and contains 557 pages including an index, appendices and text. It is illustrated with 7 maps and a document facsimile. Volume III is subtitled: 1916-1918 Part One and contains 293 pages. It is illustrated with 12 map plates and 12 maps within the text. Volume IV is subtitled: 1916-1918 Part Two and contains pages 293 to 589 including an index for both Part One and Two, appendices and text. It is illustrated with 9 map and facsimile plates and 8 graphs and maps within the text. Volume V is subtitled: The Eastern Front and contains 368 pages including an index, appendices and text which is followed by a fold-out map of Eastern Europe. It is illustrated throughout with maps. Volume VI is subtitled: The Aftermath and contains 474 pages including an index, appendix and text. It is illustrated with 4 map plates and four maps within the text.
    TB29949  $500.00



  • Click on Image to expandChurchill, W. A. (Winston A.):  Watermarks In Paper in Holland, England, France, Ect., In The XVII and XVIII Centuries And Their Interconnection.  Rijswijk, The Netherlands: Krips Reprint Company, 1965 c. 1965. Reprint of 1965. Near fine in tan cloth covered boards with dark blue text stamping on the spine and on the front board. A Quarto measuring 11 3/4" by 8 1/2". Without a dust jacket. 94 pages of text followed by 578 reproductions of full-size watermarks on 432 plates. A facsimile reprint of the original 1935 edition. An exceptional, and very uncommon, reference source.
    TB26722  $200.00



  • Click on Image to expandChurchill, Winston:  My African Journey.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, (1992). Collector's Edition. Fine in full red leather covered boards with four compartments on the spine with gilt text and decorations. All edges of the text block are gilt. The end sheets are of silk and there is a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4 by 5 7/8 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. Containing 134 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece drawing and photographic reproductions. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Library of Travel Classics which is no longer published and sold by The Easton Press. A very handsome, tight, clean copy with no prior owner's names, dates, notations or book plates.
    TB29292  $125.00



  • Click on Image to expandChurchill, Winston S.:  A History of The English-Speaking Peoples (Volume IV).  London: Cassell and Company LTD, 1958. First Edition, First Printings. Very good+ in full, dark red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 6" with the cloth at the head of the spine bumped and creased and with the lower fore corner of the front board slightly bumped. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with rubbing and wear and mild creasing to the ends of the spine area and the same to the fore corners of the front panel. Containing pages i-xi + 332 including an index. Illustrated with maps. (Woods, A138(a))
    TB27210  $65.00



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