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  • Clagett, John:  Papa Tango.  New York: Crown Publishers, In, 1982. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 dark blue cloth and paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. The author's fourteenth novel. This one is a sequel to The Slot. It deals with the memories of a former PT boat commander in the Guadalcanal campaign of World War II.
    TB07090  $5.60



  • Click on Image to expandClark, George Rogers:  The Conquest of The Illinois.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1920. First thus. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt borders on the front board and gilt text on the spine. The gilt text on the spine and front board remains very bright and clean. The 18th volume in the Lakeside Classic series issued in 1920 Laid-in at the front of the book is a "Compliments of the Season" card from R. R. Donnelley & Sons and signed by one of the officers of the company. A reprint of the journal of Georges Rogers Clark. The original journal kept by the older brother of William Clark (of Lewis & Clark fame) was difficult to read due to his own brand of spelling and punctuation. A beautiful copy with no flaws and no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB27898  $200.00



  • Click on Image to expandClark, George Rogers (James Alton James, Editor):  George Rogers Clark Papers 1771-1781.  Springfield, Ill.: Trustees of the Illinois State Historical Library, 1912. First Edition. Very good+ in light blue buckram cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 3/4" by 5 3/4' with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and at the fore edges of the boards faded. The binding is tight and strong with no pages missing or loose. Without a dust jacket. 715 pages including an index, list of documents, appendices and text. Illustrated with reproductions of contemporary works of art. This title constitutes volume III of the Collections Of The Illinois State Historical Library, Virginia Series.
    TB25955  $75.00



  • Clark, Robert:  In The Deep Midwinter.  New York: Picador USA, 1997. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. Well reviewed by Time magazine. The author's first book of fiction. His previous books include James Beard: A Biography and River of the West.
    TB04067  $45.00



  • Clark, William Bell:  Naval Documents of The American Revolution Volume 3.  Washington, DC: US Gov. Printing Office, 1968. First Edition, First printing. Very near fine in decorated blue cloth covered boards with Dartmouth College stamp on the first free end paper. Without a dust jacket as issued. Contains a forward by Lyndon B. Johnson and an introduction by Rear Admiral Ernest Mcneill Eller, USN (Ret.) Despite the library stamp noted there are no other signs, stamps or notes indicating that this was a library copy. 1486 pages containing an index, appendices, text, illustrations, and photographs.
    TB12261  $35.00



  • Clark, William Bell:  Naval Documents of The American Revolution Volume 2.  Washington, DC: US Gov. Printing Office, 1966. First Edition, First printing. Very near fine in decorated blue cloth covered boards with a University of Maine Library book plate on the verso of the first free end paper. Without a dust jacket as issued. Contains a forward by Lyndon B. Johnson and an introduction by Rear Admiral Ernest Mcneill Eller, USN (Ret.) Despite the library book plate there are no other signs, stamps or notes indicating that this was a library copy. 1463 pages containing an index, appendices, text, illustrations, and photographs.
    TB12260  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expandClark, Thomas D.:  The Kentucky.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1942). First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in light green cloth covered boards with the spine fairly well faded. Without its issued dust jacket. With illustrations by John a. Spelman, III. The 15th volume in The Rivers of America Series. 431 pages including an index and bibliography.
    TB28094  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandClark, Howard:  Saga Of Pomperaug Plantation 1673-1973 Southbury Tercentennial.  Southbury, Conn.: Southbury Tercentennial Committee, (1973). First Edition. Fine in bright red cloth covered boards with a gilt title label on the front board. A small quarto of 9 3/4 by 7 3/8 inches with map end sheets. Without a dust jacket. 77 pages including a list of subscribers and text. Illustrated with maps and with images throughout from black and white photographs.
    TB30634  $20.00



  • Clark, Robert:  River of the West.  New York: HarperCollins West, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/2 cloth and paper covered boards. In a near fine dust jacket with a small narrow stain at the base of the spine area. The author's second book which deals with the history and culture of the Columbia River as told through numerous short stories. The author's second book.
    TB05243  $17.50



  • Click on Image to expandClark, George Rogers:  Clark's Memoir from English's Conquest of the Country.  n. p.: Readex Mictoprint, (1966). Reprint. Near fine in simulated leather grained blue, cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 9 by 6 inches with faint rubbing to the cloth at the head of the spine. Without a dust jacket. A facsimile reprint of that portion of W. H. English's book: Conquest of the Country Northwest of the River Ohio which contained the first publication of a portion of George Rogers Clark's memoir of his exploits during the American Revolution. It was under the leadership and command of George Rogers Clark that the British were forced to give up any claim to the Northwest Territory at the 1783 Treaty of Paris. Containing pages 455 to 555. This title constitutes volume 48 of the March of America Facsimile Series.
    TB25954  $15.00



  • Clark, Hyla M.:  The Tall Ships A Sailing Celebration.  New York: Tree Communications, 1976. . Fine in dark blue paper covered boards with gilt text stamping. In a fine jacket with the price intact on the front flap and just a hint of wear at the lower edge of the spine area. A complete documentation of Operation Sail 1976 with over 50 full-color photographs. 128 pages.
    TB12033  $9.00



  • Clark & Wm. J. Morgan, William Bell:  Naval Documents of The American Revolution (Vols. 1 - 6).  Washington, DC: US Gov. Printing Office, 1964 - 1996. First Editions. Volumes I through VI all in fine to near fine conditions in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spines. Without dust jackets as issued. Vol. #1 contains a forward by John F. Kennedy & all subsequent volumes (except #4) have forwards by the then sitting Presidents. The forward for Vol #4 is by the then secretary of the Navy, John H. Chafee. Each volume is approximately 1,500 pages including indexes to primary source documents from the Revolutionary period running from 1774 to 1776.
    TB18746  $325.00



  • Click on Image to expandClark, Robert A. and Patrick J. Brunet:  The Arthur H. Clark Company A Bibliography and History 1902-1992.  Spokane, Wash.: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1993. First Edition. Fine in dark red buckram cloth covered boards with gold text stamping on the spine and gilt decorations on the front board. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" ny 6", containing 244 pages of text including an appendix and index. It is protected within a clear acetate jacket. One of only 500 copies printed. This is copy number 150 as noted at the rear of the text. This valuable resource provides bibliographic information on 282 titles published by The Arthur H. Clark Company up to 1992.
    TB18450  $160.00



  • Click on Image to expandClarke, Charles G.:  The Men of the Lewis and Clark Expedition a biographical roster of the fifty-one members and a composite diary of their activities from all known sources..  Spokane: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 2001. Second Printing. Fine in bright red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. A small quarto of 9 3/16 by 6 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. 351 pages including an index and bibliography. Volume XIV in the Western Frontiersmen Series. Illustrated with black and white reproductions of contemporary works of art and a fold-out map. This printing was limited to only 500 copies. The original printing, done in 1970, is extremely uncommon as it was limited to only 1,263 copies. Both printings are no longer available from the publisher. (Beckhm, p 247)
    TB20817  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandClarke (Editor), Elizabeth W.:  Before & After 1776 A Comprehensive Chronology of The Town of Greenwich: 1640-1976.  Greenwich, Conn.: Historical Society of the Towns of Greenwich, 1976. First Edition, Limited Edition. Near fine in 1/4 white and green cloth covered boards with green text on the spine and gilt text stamped on the front board. A small quarto of 11 7/8 by 8 3/8 inches. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with heavy wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area and with small chips to the upper fore corners of the panels over the tips of the boards. One of only 727 copies printed with this copy identified as number 361 on the limitation page. 183 pages including an index, appendices and text. Illustrated throughout from black and white photographs, maps and line drawings and with a double page, color painting of a British raid on the town.
    TB30676  $40.00



  • Cleave, Andrew:  Whales & Dolphins: A Protrait of the Animal World.  Leicester: Magna Books, 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine in green cloth covered boards with white text on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with slight wrinkling at the base of the spine area. 80 pages with index with 96 full color illustrations of whales and dolphins.
    TB06038  $14.00



  • Click on Image to expandClement, Hal:  Mission Of Gravity.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1987. Collector's Edition. Fine in full dark blue 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. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". 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. Containing 224 pages of text. With the publisher's two page collector's notes laid-in. Illustrated with a frontispiece by Vincent DiFate and with an introduction by C. J. Cherryh. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The Masterpieces of Science Fiction. A very handsome, tight, clean copy with no prior owner's names, dates, notations or book plates.
    TB25934  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandClinton, Hillary Rodham:  Living History.  New York: Simon & Schuster, (2003). Tenth Printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and blank paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/8 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Boldly signed by the author on the title page. 562 pages including an index and text. Illustrated in two sections from black and white photographs.
    TB30873  $40.00



  • Cloete, Stuart:  The Soldier's Peaches.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1959. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in reddish cloth covered boards with dark brown text on the spine and on the front board with a possible remainder mark on the lower edge of the text block. In a very good+ but price clipped dust jacket with wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area and to the fore corners of the panels. A collection of twelve short stories written by the author for a number of magazines to include Esquire, Saturday Evening Post and Cosmopolitan. 256 pages of text.
    TB15928  $14.00



  • Click on Image to expandClune, Henry W.:  The Genesee.  New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, (1963). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in ivory colored linen covered boards with silver colored text on a light blue-gray title block on the spine. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with rubbing and flecking to the colors at the ends of the spine area and to the center portions of the spine area, but with no chipping The 54th volume in the Rivers of America Series. Illustrations by Douglas Gorsline. The Genesee flows northward through western New York State through Rochester to empty into Lake Ontario. A fine bright copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind in a collectible jacket.
    TB28178  $70.00



  • Coatsworh, Elizabeth:  House-Boat Summer.  New York: The Macmillan Company, 1942. First Edition, First printing. Very good in light green cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and a paste down paper label on the front board and with illustrated end papers but with modest dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a very good dust jacket with a price stamped on the front flap wtih light wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area. Signed and warmly inscribed from the author and dated "July, 1942" on the second free end paper.
    TB17467  $60.00



  • Coatsworh, Elizabeth:  Silky.  New York: Pantheon Books, 1953. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 brown cloth and blue-green paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and a blind embossed title on the front board. In a very good dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap wtih light wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area. Signed with "April good wishes" by the author on the first free end paper. 144 pages of text and illustrations by John Carroll.
    TB17468  $35.00



  • Click on Image to expandCobb, Boughton:  Ferns and Their Related Families of Northeastern and Central North America.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1985. Limited Edition. Fine in full dark blue leather covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board, with all edges of the text block gilt and a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" tall by 4 1/2" deep containing 281 pages including an index. Extensively illustrated Laura Louise Foster.
    TB23021  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandCoburn, Louise Helen:  Canal Projects for the Kennebec 1825 to 1832.  n.p. Possibly Skowhegan: Self published, n.d. circa 1927. First Edition. Near fine in heavy, tan, paper over a stapled binding with a printed paper label on the front cover. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches with the upper corners of the front cover and first page of text lightly creased. Without a dust jacket and probably as issued. 21 pages of text. (Armstrong, Maine A Bibliography of Its History, 237)
    TB30438  $70.00



  • Click on Image to expandCochrane, Harry H.:  History Of Monmouth And Wales.  n.p.: Bunkerhouse Books and Monmouth Historical Society, 1988. Facsimile Reprint. Both volumes of this two volume set are in near fine condition in red-orange, cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spines. Both are octavos of 9 by 6 inches. Without dust jackets. A facsimile reprinting of the original publication of 1894. Volume I contains 514 pages of text followed by an errata page. Volume II contains pages 515 to 849 which is followed by a 216 page genealogical appendix and an index for both volumes. Both volumes are illustrated with maps, images from old photographs and illustrations.
    TB30092  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandCockran, David H.:  The Cherokee Frontier Conflict and Survival, 1740-62.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1962. First Edition, First printing. Fine in light brown cloth covered boards with a black on white title block on the spine. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with a mild crease at the upper edge of the spine area. 302 pages including an index, bibliography, text and illustrated with two maps and several photographs.
    TB18696  $70.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesCockrill, John A.:  The Major In Washington City A Series of Timely Letters from a Strict Southern Standpoint.  New York: Morning Advertiser, 1893. First Edition. Good+ in 3/4 green morocco and marbled paper covered boards with four raised bands on the spine and gilt tool work and gilt text in the compartments and gilt borders to outline the leather from the marbled paper. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4 by 4 3/4 inches with the leather worn, rubbed and chipped at the tips of the boards and rubbed at the joints. The front hinge is weak and there is a prior owner's name in pencil on the second free end page. The Introductory page is signed by the author John A. Cockrill and dated "Nov. 20th 1892". 236 pages of text illustrated with an engraved title page and with occasional line drawings within the text. For years this title has been erroneously attributed to "Major Randolph Gore Hampton" as that name appears beneath the portrait of this fictitious character on the title page. We also note that the copyright for this title is in the name of John A. Cockrill.
    TB28964  $150.00



  • Coel, Margaret:  The Eagle Catcher.  Niwot: University Press of Colo., 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. Signed and dated 6/10/95 by the author on the title page. Only 2,000 copies of the first edition were printed.
    TB03607  $86.00



  • Coel, Margaret:  The Ghost Walker.  New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket.
    TB03681  $12.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesCoffin, Robert P. Tristram:  Kennebec.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1937). First Edition, First printing. Near fine in salmon colored cloth covered boards with a gilt on black title label on the spine. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 3/8" with illustrated end sheets and with slight fading to the cloth on the spine and with a former owner's address label on the front paste down behind the jacket flap. In a very good+, price clipped dust jacket with shallow 1/8" deep chips at the upper edge of the spine area, rubbing to the folds of the front panel and a 1/2" closed tear to the rear panel. Signed by the author on the first free end page without an inscription. Additiionally, the page facing the title page has been signed by the editor of the series, Constance Lindsay Skinner. The first volume printed in the Rivers of America series which in the last few years has become the most difficult book to find in the series in collectible condition. The fact that this copy is signed by both the author and the editor makes it particularly valuable. With illustrations by Maitland de Gogorza. 292 pages containing an index and text. A very tight, clean and handsome copy with only the prior owners address label as the single mark of prior ownership.
    TB29599  $500.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesCoffin, Robert P. T.:  Kennebec.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1937). First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in salmon colored cloth boards with gilt on black title block on the spine and with decorated end papers. The front and rear hinges are cracked with the boards and binding still holding well. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with shallow, 1/8" chipping at the upper edge of the spine area, a 1/2" deep chip at the lower edge of the spine area which expends around the fold to the rear panel and tiny chips from the fore corners of the front panel over the tips of the front board. Tipped-in at the first free end page is a small slip of paper which is signed and inscribed to a Stuart Rose by Constance Lindsay Skinner. The first volume in The Rivers of America Series with illustrations by Maitland de Gogorza. 292 pages containing an index and text. This title has become rather difficult to find in collectable condition.
    TB29636  $85.00



  • Click on Image to expandCoffin, Edward Wayman:  Nantucket's Forgotten Island Muskeget.  Owls Head, Maine: Self-Published, 1996. First Edition. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto measuring 11 by 8 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. Signed by the author at the upper edge of the title page. 114 pages of text and illustrated throughout with maps and black and white photographs. Much of the history of this small island to the extreme western end of Nantucket deals with the U. S. Life Saving Service.
    TB28651  $45.00



  • Click on Image to expandCoffin, Tristram:  New Poetry of New England: Frost and Robinson.  Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 blue cloth and light blue paper covered boards with gilt text and decoration on the spine and dark blue text on the front board. An octavo of 8 3/8 by 5 3/8 inches with a prior owner's name and date of "1937" on the first free end page and with minor spots of foxing to the fore edge of the text block. Without a dust jacket. 148 pages of text. A collection of six lectures by Tristram Coffin made for the Percy Turnbull Memorial Lectureship in Poetry.
    TB30645  $30.00



  • Coffin, Robert P. Tristram:  Maine Ballads.  New York: The Macmillan Company, 1938. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in gray cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt text on the front board. The end papers are tanned around the edges and at the hinge areas and there are hints of rubbing of the cloth at the ends of the spine. In a good+ unclipped dust jacket with 1/4" deep chips at the corners of the spine area and at the upper and lower fore corners of the front panel and several small chips from the upper edge of the rear panel. 106 pages of text which offer a collection of 42 poems of the people of Maine.
    TB20096  $12.00



  • Click on Image to expandCogswell, Frederick Hull:  The Regicides A Tale Of Early Colonial Times.  New York: The Baker & Taylor Co., (1896). First Thus. Very near fine in light gray cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and the same on the front board together with a 3" by 1 3/4 inch photographic image pasted on the front board. A 12no of 7 1/4 by 5 inches with a 1/4" by 1/2" chip to the above mentioned onlay on the front board. Without a dust jacket. A work of fiction containing 363 pages followed by 6 (vi) pages of appendix providing historical context. The story is however based on the actual history of two of the English judges who tried King Charles I and ultimately judged him guilty and condemned him to execution. The two judges (of many), Edward Whalley and William Goffe, escaped England to avoid prosecution by King Charles II for the murder of his father by coming to New England. Hiding in a number of locations in Connecticut and Massachusetts and with the help of sympathetic colonists they were able to avoid capture; however, they never saw their wives and families again. The City of New Haven continues to honor their memory by using their names for major streets in that city.
    TB30045  $20.00



  • Cohen, Marvin H. (Editor):  Twentieth Annual Steam Passenger Service Directory, 1985: An Illustrated Directory Listing Tourist Railroad, Trolley and Museum Operations with Regularly Scheduled or Intermittent Passenger Service .  Middletown, New York: Empire State Railroad Museum, Inc., 1985. . Very good in printed, heavy, paper wraps over an adhesive binding. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2". Without a dust jacket as issued. 200 pages of text illustrated throughout with black and white photographs.
    TB25588  $5.00



  • Coke, John Byrne:  South of the Border.  Toronto: Bantam Books, 1989. . Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. A western fiction novel which involves the return of Butch Cassidy.
    TB14567  $10.00



  • Click on Image to expandColby, Merle:  A Guide to Alaska Last American Frontier.  New York: The Macmillan Company, 1939. First Edition. Very good+ in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and front board. An octavo of 8 by 5 3/8 inches with map end sheets with the spine very slightly faded. Missing its issued dust jacket. One of the few volumes in the American Guide Series to carry a specific author's name. 427 pages including an index, text, maps, photographs and with the multi-colored, double-sided fold-out map in the rear pocket. (Schoyer 7)
    TB30052  $70.00



  • Click on Image to expandColby, Barnard L.:  New London Whaling Captains.  Mystic, Conn.: The Marine Historical Association, INc., 1936. First Edition. Near fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over a stapled binding. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. 41 pages including a bibliography and text. Illustrated with a frontispiece and reproductions of earlier photographs.
    TB30467  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandCole, John N.:  Fish Of My Years.  Stone Harbor, NJ: Meadow Run Press, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and front board with a small, attractive prior owner's book plate on the first free end paper. Without a dust jacket but the book is encased in a fine paper covered slip case. Signed by the author on the dedication page. One of only 1,500 copies printed. 134 pages of text with illustrations by Diane Rome Peebles.
    TB20212  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandColeman, Kenneth:  The American Revolution in Georgia 1763 - 1789.  Athens: University of Georgia, (1958). First Edition. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a very good+ price clipped dust jacket with minor rubbing and wear to the upper edge of the rear panel and the spine area is faded. 352 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes, appendices, text and illustrated with three maps.
    TB27015  $35.00



  • Click on Image to expandColeridge, Samuel Taylor:  The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner.  New York: The Heritage Club, (1938). Heritage Club Edition. Near fine in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/2" with bumps to the upper fore corners of the boards. Without a dust jacket as issued; however the book is in a very good paper covered slip case with a repair to the bottom of the case. Laid-in at the front of the book is The Heritage Sandglass monthly newsletter describing this book. Unpaginated, containing approximately 68 pages of text. Illustrated with line art drawings on each page within the text and eight color plates all by Gordon Grant. A clean and handsome copy free of any prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB28069  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandColish, A.:  Directions For A Kitchin Garden Every Month In The Year.  Barre, Mass.: Barre Publishers, 1970. First Edition, Limited Edition. Near fine in light green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine. An octavo of 9 by 6 1/4 inches with faint spotting to the boards and with a dated gift inscription on the second free end page. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a near fine, paper covered slip case with a paper label on one side. One of only 1,000 copies printed at the press of David R. Godine with this copy signed by the illustrator, Gillian Tyler. Unpaginated and printed only on the rectos containing 14 printed pages. Illustrated by wood engravings by Gillian Tyler.
    TB30500  $15.00



  • Collis, John Stewart:  The World of Light.  New York: Horizon Press, 1960. First Edition, First printing. VG+ with modest dampness staining to the bottom edge of both boards. In a very good+ dust jacket with some dampness staining to the panels and rear panel lightly soiled and a stain at lower quarter. "The science and lore of light in Nature and Civilization."
    TB04413  $24.50



  • Colonial Society of Massachusetts:  Seafaring in Colonial Massachusetts.  Boston: Colonial Soc. of Mass., 1980. First Edition, First printing. Fine in gilt decorated blue cloth covered boards. A small 8vo measuring 9.5" tall by 6.25" deep. In a very good+ dust jacket with a two 1/8" deep chips at the upper edge of the rear panel. 240 pages containing an index, text an illustrations.
    TB16319  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expand[Colt, Mrs. Samuel S.]:  Armsmear: The Home, The Arm, And The Family of Samuel Colt A Memorial.  New York: Privately Published, 1866. First Edition. An ex-library copy in very good+ condition in pebbled light brown leather covered boards with five raised bands on the spine with gilt text and tool work in the compartments and the gilt Colt family crest with the rampant colt on the front and rear boards. The leather turn-ins are decorated with gilt doublures and the end sheets are beautiful marbled papers. All edges of the text block are gilt. A small quarto measuring 10 3/16 by 7 3/16 inches. The joints are rubbed as are the tips of the boards, there is a gilt library call number in the lowest compartment on the spine, a library discard plate on the verso of the first free end page, a handwritten "shelve reference stack" at the upper corner of the second free end page, a blind embossed library stamp on the title page and a handwritten library call number at the upper edge of the copyright page. Together the library markings are not significant or all that damaging to the appearance of this marvelous title. 399 pages illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Samuel Colt, an engraved title page showing the home of the Colts, several maps and numerous engraved plates and engraved vignettes within the text. All 83 plates, maps and vignettes are present. Considered by Howes to be "mildly rare". (Howes, C-618; Sabin, 14763)
    TB28798  $1250.00



  • Click on Image to expandColton, Rev. Walter:  Deck And Port; or, Incidents Of A Cruise In The United States Frigate Congress To California With Sketches of Rio Janeiro, Lalparaiso, Lima, Honolulu, and San Francisco.  New York: A. S. Barnes & Co., 1850. First Edition, second issue.. Good in the publisher's original brown cloth covered boards with blind embossing to the boards and gilt decorations and title on the spine. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 4 3/4" with a gift inscription and several other early prior owner's on the front end pages. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is worn and frayed as is the cloth at the lower edges of the boards. The last free end page is missing as is the last page of advertisements by the publisher. 408 pages of text followed by 20 pages of ads by the publisher. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Commodore R. F. Stockton, 3 hand tinted lithographic plates (missing the plate of Lima facing page 265) and one map as well as a number of wood engravings within the text. (Cowan p. 137: Howes, C-624; Kurutz 150a; Sabin, 14799)
    TB24258  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandColumbus, Ferdinand:  Catalogue of the Library of Ferdinand Columbus.  New York: Kraus Reprint Corporation, 1967. Reprint of 1967. Fine in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. Without a dust jacket. Reproduced in facsimile from the Unique Manuscript in the Columbine Library of Seville. This is a reprint in facsimile of the original publication of 1905. Unpaginated.
    TB30702  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandColyer, Sir Frank:  Old Instruments Used For Extracting Teeth.  Mansfield Centre, Conn.: Martino Publishing, 2006. Facsimile Reprint. Fine in black cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 3/4" by 6 3/4". Without a dust jacket as issued. 245 pages of text including an index, bibliography and appendices. Illustrated throughout with dreadful drawings and reproductions of earlier works of art. A facsimile reprint of the original 1952 printing by Staples Press of New York City.
    TB27393  $50.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesCombe, George:  Notes On The United States Of North America During A Phrenological Visit In 1838-1840.  Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1841. First Edition, First printing. Both volumes of this two volume set are in very good+ condition in the publisher's original dark purple cloth covered boards with a gilt title block on the spines. Both are small octavos measuring 7 1/2" by 5". Volume 1 is missing the upper corner of the first free end page to a depth of 1 1/4" and there is a tear to the same page at the gutter due to a binding error. Volume 2 has a prior owner's name at the upper corner of the first free end page and the cloth at the upper edge of the front board has about 3/4" worn through. Both volumes show minor light foxing to the fore edges of the text blocks and with mild foxing to the end sheets. Volume 1 contains 374 pages of text with some tables and illustrated with a number of line drawings. Volume 2 contains 405 pages of text with a number of tables with scattered line drawings. Combs was a major figure in the area of Phrenology during the Victorian Age. He was a founder of the first organization devoted to that "science", the Edinburgh Phrenological Society (EPS) in February 1820. He authored a number of books on the subject and toured the United States giving lectures on his findings. The title is the result of his two year stay and tour.
    TB24190  $175.00



  • Combs, Harry:  Brules.  Novato: Lyford Books, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine with a gift inscription on the first free end paper. In a very good+, unclipped, dust jacket with minor nicks to the color at the ends of the spine area and at the corners of the panels but with no chipping or tears. This award winning author published a sequel to this book entitled The Scout. This is the true first edition of this title. It was republished in 1994 by the Delacorte Press.
    TB16178  $80.00



  • Commager, Henry S.:  The Spirit of 'Seventy-Six Volume II.  Indianapol: Bobbs Merrill, 1958. First Edition, First printing. Fine In a very good+ dust jacket with light wear to the spine ends and upper edge of the front panel. The American Revolution through the words of the participants. Also written by Richard B. Morris.
    TB01307  $17.50



  • Click on Image to expandCommittee For The Compilation Of Materials on Damage Caused By The Atomic Bomb:  Hiroshima And Nagasaki The Physical, Medical, and Social Effects Of The Atomic Bombings.  New York: Basic Books, Inc., Publishers, 1981. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6 1/4". In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 706 pages including an index, an extensive bibliography, appendices and text. Illustrated with black and white photographs, charts, tables and maps.
    TB23607  $65.00



  • Click on Image to expandComstock, J. L. :  Outlines of Geology.  New York: Robinson, Pratt and Co., 1840, c1834. Third Edition. Very good in its original green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A 12mo measuring 7 1/2" by 4 1/2" with foxing to the end sheets and mild foxing throughout the pages of the text block. An early prior owner's name and date of 1846 appears in ink at the upper fore corner of the title page. 384 pages and illustrated with line drawings and engravings throughout. The full title reads: "Outlines of Geology: Intended as a Popular Treatise on the Most Interesting Parts of The Science. Together with An Examination of the Question, Whether The Days of Creation Were Indefinite Periods. Designed For The Use Of Schools and General Readers."
    TB27543  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expandComstock, Francis Adams, and William D. Fletcher:  The Work of Thomas W. Nason, N.A..  Boston: Boston Public Library, 1977. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 brown and olive colored cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a brown sketch of a tree on the front board. A folio measuring 14" by 10 1/4" with printed green end sheets. There is a small one inch square book plate (Marcus Allen McCorison, a consummate bookman) on the front paste down. In a very near fine, unclipped dust jacket with 1" closed tear at the lower edge of the front panel, a tiny chip at the lower edge of the fold to the front flap, the same to the lower edge of the rear flap and a 1/4" closed tear to the upper edge of the rear panel. One of only 1,150 copies printed. Laid-in is a yellow card stock promotional piece for an exhibition of Nason's works at The Wiggin Gallery of the Boson Public Library. A catalogue raisonné containing 279 pages including an index of names and places mentioned, a general index, an index to the prints, text and illustrated throughout with reproductions of almost 800 of the wood cuts and copper engravings by Nason. "With a biographical essay by Wlater Muir Whitehill and a foreword by Philip J. McNiff. Edited by Sinclair H. Hitchings, with commentaries on prints by Paul Swenson, Nason's own essay on the history and practice of wood engraving, and a reprinting of John Taylor Arm's essay on Nason's prints." (from the title page)
    TB28904  $150.00



  • Click on Image to expandConard, Howard Louis:  Uncle Dick Wooton The Pioneer Frontiersman Of The Rocky Mountain Region.  Chicago: W. E. Dibble & Co., 1890. First Edition. Good+ in the original decorated brown cloth covered boards with gilt text and black designs on the spine and gilt text and a circle in gilt of a man with the sketch of a log cabin and wagon on the front board. An octavo measuring 9 by 6 inches with a number of short closed tears to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. The cloth is worn through at the lower tips of the boards and the first free end page was free, but now professionally reattached and the rear hinge has been reinforced. The binding and all pages remain tight and strong. 473 pages of text followed by a one page ad from the publisher. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of "Uncle Dick" Wooton together with 32 plates and 8 illustrations within the text all as called for. "An account of the adventures and thrilling experiences of the most noted American hunter, trapper, guide, scout, and Indian fighter now living" (from the title page). Considered by Howes to be "quite scarce". (Howes, C-659; Rader, 881)
    TB28486  $200.00



  • Conard, Howard Louis:  Uncle Dick Wootton The Pioneer Frontiersman of the Rocky Mountain Range.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1957. First thus. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with a gilt top edge to the title block. Edited by Milo Milton Quife. This book was originally published in Chicago in 1890. 462 pages including an index and followed by a list of titles previously published in the Lakeside Classics series. Illustrated with a frontispiece, photographic facsimiles, engravings and a map.
    TB29660  $20.00



  • Condon, George E.:  Stars In The Water The Story Of The Erie Canal.  Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1974. Reprint of 1974. Very good+ in 1/4 light brown and tan cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and map end sheets. A small quarto measuring 9" by 6" with fading to the cloth on the spine and a prior owner's address label on the front paste down and the name written out in ink on the first free end page. Without its issued dust jacket. Signed by the author on the fly title page. 338 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with reproductions of contemporary works of art, photographs and maps. The author relates the history of the development and construction of the Erie Canal as well as recreates life on and around the canal.
    TB23581  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expandCondon, Richard G. Julia Ogina and Homan Elders:  The Norhern Copper Inuit A History.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, (1996). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 9 7/8 by 6 7/8 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. The 220th volume in The Civilization of the American Indian Serie With a forward by Nellie Cournoyea. 216 pages with an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated from photographs.
    TB30119  $50.00



  • Conley, Robert J.:  Mountain Windsong.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Fine in tan cloth covered boards with silver colored text on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 218 pages of text. A novel of the Trail of Tears.
    TB03326  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandConnecticut Board of Education:  The Groton Centennial To Be Celebrated September 6, 1881.  New Haven: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1881. First Edition. Very good in printed paper wrappers over a sewn binding with slight soiling to the front panel and a short closed tear to the spine fold. Without a dust jacket as issued. 16 pages of text issued "Under the patronage of the State of Connecticut and of the United States" to celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Groton Heights.
    TB27019  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandConnecticut Historical Society:  The Pitkin Papers Correspondence and Documents During William Pitkin's Governorship Of The Colony Of Connecticut 1766-1769.  Hartford: Connecticut Historical Society, 1921. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in dark brown ribbed cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and blind embossed borders on the boards. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 6" with just a hint of rubbing to the cloth at the heel of the spine. Without a dust jacket and probably as issued. Contained within Collections Of The Connecticut Historical Society Volume XIX. 311 pages (many of which are unopened) including an index. Many of the letters and documents reprinted within this volume relate to the Colony's reaction to the imposition of the Stamp Act. The source for these letters and documents were the records from the Public Record Office in London and the Trumbull Papers from the Massachusetts Historical Society.
    TB25130  $100.00



  • Connelly, Michael:  The Closers.  Boston: Little Brown and Company, . 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. Another volume in the author's series of Harry Bosch novels.
    TB20315  $7.00



  • Connelly, Michael:  Angels Flight.  Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1999. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with two faint coffee stains on the front panel and light rubbing to the upper corners of the spine area.
    TB07764  $5.00



  • Connery, Tom:  Honour Redeemed.  London: Orion Books Ltd., 1997. First Edition, First printing. Fine in medium blue paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Signed by the author on the title page. Tom Connery is the pseudonym of David Donachie. Under his Tom Connery nom de plume this is his second book in the series dealing with Lieutenant George Markham. It takes place during the battle of Corsica with the French.
    TB13582  $25.00



  • Connery, Tom:  Honour Be Damned.  London: Orion Books Ltd., 1998. First Edition, First printing. Fine in forest green paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Tom Connery is the pseudonym of David Donachie. Under his Tom Connery nom de plume this is his third book in the series dealing with Lieutenant George Markham. It takes place during the early days of the French Revolution.
    TB16042  $17.50



  • Connery, Tom:  A Shred of Honour.  Washington: Regnery Publishing, Inc, 1999. First Edition, First printing. Fine in light gray paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Tom Connery is the pseudonym of David Donachie. Under his Tom Connery nom de plume this is his first book in his series dealing with Marine Lieutenant George Markham. It takes place during the French Revolution and the battle for Toulon in 1793.
    TB13955  $12.50



  • Click on Image to expandConnors, Daniel J.:  Deep River The Illustrated Story of a Connecticut River Town.  Stonington, Conn.: Deep River Historical Society and The Pequot Press, 1966. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and illustrated paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a near fine glassine dust jacket. 70 pages including an index, text and numerous, early, black and white photographs and an early map frontispiece.
    TB22203  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandConrad, Joseph:  The Rescue A Romance of the Shallows.  London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1920. First Edition. Very good+ in green cloth covered boards with tarnished gilt text on the spine and deeply embossed borders around the edges of the boards together with a blind embossed seal on the front board. The rear hinge is cracked, but the joint remains tight. There are three small stains to the fore edge of the text block which are not of any consequence. In a good, unclipped (the price appears on the spine area) dust jacket with 1/3" chips across the upper edge of the spine area which is also heavily tanned. There is a 1 1/4" curved closed tear at the upper inside corner of the front panel and both panels are lightly soiled around their edges. 416 pages of text. The contents are clean and free of any damage or prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29442  $80.00



  • Conrad, Barnaby, III:  Ghost Hunting in Montana.  New York: HarperCollins West, 1994. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 gray cloth and dark gray paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the original price intact on the front flap. Signed and dated by the author on the title page in the year of publication. "A Search for Roots in the Old West." This young author spent the summer of 1989 traveling through out Montana. An interesting collection of stories and visits with some original, rugged residents of the state. 337 pages of text, bibliography and illustrated with a section of photographs.
    TB17628  $45.00



  • Conrad, Barnaby, III:  Ghost Hunting in Montana.  New York: HarperCollins West, 1994. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 gray cloth and dark gray paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the original price intact on the front flap. "A Search for Roots in the Old West." This young author spent the summer of 1989 traveling through out Montana. An interesting collection of stories and visits with some original, rugged residents of the state. 337 pages of text, bibliography and illustrated with a section of photographs.
    TB03440  $35.00



  • Click on Image to expandConrad, Joseph:  The Rover.  Garden City: Doubleday Page & Co., 1923. First Edition. Very good+ in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board with rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and to the tips of the boards. There is an early prior owner's name on the first free end page. Without a dust jacket. A clean and handsome copy of Conrad's first American edition The story of a French sailor who is pressed into deceiving the British Navy in the 1780's. 286 pages of text.
    TB29675  $15.00



  • Click on Image to expandConroy, Pat:  The Lords of Discipline.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1980. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 black cloth and blue paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. In a very good unclipped dust jacket with two 1/2" closed tears at the upper edge of the front panel, moderate wear and rubbing at the ends of the spine area with light soiling to the folds to the flaps. 499 pages of text in the first issue dust jacket.
    TB19344  $50.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesConroy, Pat:  Beach Music.  New York: Nan A. Talese, 1995. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and dark blue paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page without an inscription. 628 pages of text. A very fresh, clean and tight copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29258  $50.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesConroy, Pat:  South of Broad.  New York: Doubleday, (2009). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 light blue and matching blue paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 3/16 by 6 1/4 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed on the title page by the author without an inscription. 514 pages of text. A fine bright, tight and clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29260  $45.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesConroy, Pat:  The Death Of Santini The Story Of A Father And His Son.  New York: Nan A. Talese?Doubleday, (2013). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 blue cloth and blue paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 1/4 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page without an inscription or date. 338 pages of text.
    TB30313  $45.00



  • Click on Image to expandConroy, Pat:  The Prince of Tides.  London: Bantam Press, (1987). First Edition, First printing. Fine in green cloth covered boards with bold gilt stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 3/16 by 5 7/8 inches with a prior owner's name and "London, April '87" at the upper corner of the first free end page. The author's fifth novel which was adapted to a movie of the same name. 567 pages of text with a binder's error on page 315/316 leaving the lower corner of the page uncut correctly which did not effect the text.
    TB29259  $30.00



  • Conway, Carle:  The Joy of Soaring A Training Manual.  Los Angeles: The Soaring Society of America, Inc., 1969. Tenth Printing of 1976. Very good in white cloth covered boards with blue text on the spine and front board with mild rubbing and soiling to the heel of the spine. In a very good dust jacket with 1/4" deep chipping across the upper edge of the spine area and a 1/4" deep by 1/2" chip at the upper edge of the front panle. 134 pages of text, photographs and drawings.
    TB17438  $17.50



  • Click on Image to expandCook, John R.:  The Border and the Buffalo.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1938. First thus. An exlibrary copy in fine, yes fine condition, in decorated red cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge to the text block and with the gilt text stamping to the spine which is bright and untarnished. There is a rubber stamp marking on the verso of the title page which reads: "Withdrawn Library of the NYSHA". There is no other indication anywhere in the book that it is an exlibrary copy. A Lakesides Classic released in 1938. Originally written by John R. Cook and published in 1907 which records the disappearance of the Buffalo on the high plains and the development of the west. Sub-titled: An Untold Story of the Southwest Plains. A great copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind...except for the stamp noted above.
    TB28116  $30.00



  • Cooke, John Esten:  Outlines From the Outpost.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1961. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with a gilt top edge to the text block with a slight crease to the backstrip. Without a dust jacket as issued. Edited by Richard Harwell. Laid-in is a "Compliments of the Season" card fro Nelson Stevens of R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company. This title was not previously published, but is from the original manuscript Cooke was preparing for publication who served on the staff of J.E.B. Stuart during the Civil War. 413 pages including an index and a list of all previous title published in the Lakeside Classic series.
    TB27287  $20.00



  • Cookman, Scott:  Atlantic The Last Great Race of Princes.  New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2002. First Edition, First printing. Fine in white paper covered boards with blue text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page without any inscription. 298 pages including an index, appendices and text. Illustrated with line art, maps and black and white photographs. Details the 1905 Kaiser's Cup Transatlantic Race.
    TB27772  $35.00



  • Click on Image to expandCookman, Scott:  Ice Blink The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklin's Lost Polar Expedition.  New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2000. First Edition. Fine in light gray paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine with a Library of Congress Copyright stamp on the copyright page and a thumb print on page 1 of the text. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 244 pages including an index, bibliography, appendices, text and illustrated with maps, photographs and drawings. Having performed extensive new research, the author writes the final chapter on the fate of the Franklin Expedition.
    TB27774  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandCooper, James Fenimore:  Chapters.  n.p.: Westvaco Corporation, 1986. Limited Edition. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine with illustrated end sheets and a light green placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a fine illustrated, paper covered slip case. A collection of 21 short stories by James Fennimore Cooper. The Christmas 1986 issue by Westvaco which is the 29th volume in Westvaco's annual American Classic series. 260 pages of text illustrated with with two color frontispieces.
    TB22691  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandCooper, Walter:  A Most Desperate Situation Frontier Adventures of a Young Scout 1858-1864.  Helena: TwoDot, Falcon Publishing, Inc., 2000. First Edition, First printing. Fine in purple paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. Edited by Rick Newby and with an introduction and afterword by Larry Len Peterson. Illustrated with eleven "never-before-published" pen and ink drawings by C. M. Russell. 364 pages followed by several pages of ads by the publisher. The author completed his manuscript describing his adventures as a trapper and scout in the early 1900's. In 1913, before attempting to publish his book he corresponded with Charlie Russell for his assistance as an illustrator. Evidently, the costs of publication must have discouraged Cooper for he died in 1924 without seeing his book go into print. With this publication his manuscript has finally found the eye of the public.
    TB20900  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandCooper, Carolyn, Merrill Lindsay, Lennox F. Beach and James B. Smith:  Eli Whitney And The Whitney Armory.  Whitneyville, Conn.: Eli Whitney Museum, 1980. First Editin, First Printing. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. 95 pages of text. Illustrated throughout from photographs and engravings.
    TB30671  $15.00



  • Click on Image to expandCorbett, Julian S.:  Fighting Instructions 1530-1816.  London: Conway Maritime Press, LTD., 1971, c1905. New Edition of 1971. Fine in bright green cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 3/4 by 5 1/2 inches with a ribbon place holder sewn in at the upper edge of the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. A facsimile reprint of the original printing of 1905. 366 pages including an index.
    TB28507  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expandCorbett, Julian S.:  Signals and Instructions 1776-1794.  London: Conway Maritime Press, LTD., 1971, c1909. New Edition of 1971. Fine in bright green cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 3/4 by 5 1/2 inches with a ribbon place holder sewn in at the upper edge of the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. A facsimile reprint of the original printing of 1909. 403 pages including an index, bibliography, appendices and text.
    TB28508  $30.00



  • Corliss, Carlton J.:  The Human Side of Railroading.  Washington, D.C.: Association of American Railroads, 1954. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in printed, paper wraps over a stapled binding. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". Without a dust jacket as issued. 16 pages of text illustrated throughout with black and white photographs.
    TB25590  $5.00



  • Corn, Wanda A.:  The Art of Andrew Wyeth.  Boston: New York Graphic Soc, 1973. First Edition, First printing. Fine in tan linen covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket, a beautiful copy with just a touch of tanning to the front panel. An oblong small 4to with 176 pages with index, text and many plates and illustrations by Wyeth.
    TB07949  $42.00



  • Click on Image to expandCornell, William M. (Editor):  Charles Sumner: Memoir And Eulogies A Sketch Of His Life.  Boston: James H. Earle, 1874. First Edition. Very near fine in green cloth covered beveled boards with gilt text and embossed black decorations on both the spine and front board. A 12mo of 7 3/16 by 4 3/4 inches with mild rubbing of the cloth at the lower tips of the boards and light foxing to the end sheets. Without a dust jacket and probably as issued. 336 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece of Sumner and three engravings. Sumner (1811– 1874) was a Senator from Massachusetts and a leading anti-slavery activist. Because of a speech he made before the Senate in 1856 he was severely beaten by a Southern Democrat the following day almost leading to his death.
    TB29776  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandCornwell, Bernard:  Sharpe's Fortress.  London: HarperCollins Pub., 1999. First Edition. Fine in red paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Signed by the author on the title page. The 16th volume in the Sharpe's series which occurs in India starting in December, 1803 and follows Sharpe's Triumph.
    TB25310  $115.00



  • Click on Image to expandCornwell, Bernard:  Sharpe's Escape.  London: HarperCollins Pub., 2004. First Edition. Fine in red paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Signed by the author on the title page. The 20th volume in the Sharpe's series which occurs in Portugal during the Bussaco Champaign of 1810. 351 pages of text illustrated with a map.
    TB25312  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expandCornwell, Bernard:  Sharpe's Trafalgar Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October 1805.  London: HarperCollins, 2000. First Edition. Fine in dark blue paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with a cut-away drawing of a Third Rate on the end papers. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. The seventeenth volume in the Richard Sharpe series. This takes place in 1805 while he is returning to England from India and he becomes embroiled in the Battle of Trafalgar.
    TB25311  $90.00



  • Cornwell, Bernard:  Rebel.  New York: HarperCollins, 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 red cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Volume I of The Starbuck Chronicles. This novel ends with the Battle of Bull Run.
    TB19911  $25.00



  • Cornwell, Bernard:  Sharpe's Trafalgar.  London: HarperCollins, 2000. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark blue paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with a cut-away drawing of a Third Rate on the end papers. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. The seventeenth volume in the Richard Sharpe series. This takes place in 1805 while he is returning to England from India and he becomes embroiled in the Battle of Trafalgar.
    TB10627  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandCornwell, Bernard:  Sharpe's Havoc.  New York: HarperCollins, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in black paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Another volume in the Richard Sharpe series which takes place in 1809 while Sharpe is in the Iberian Peninsula. 306 pages. A fine bright copy with no prior owner's markings or book plates.
    TB26370  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandCornwell, Bernard:  1356.  New York: HarperCollins, (2012). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in black paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 417 pages of text. Illustrated with maps.
    TB27445  $15.00



  • Click on Image to expandCornwell, Patricia:  All That Remains.  New York: Charles Scribners, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. The author's third book and the second in her now famous Kay Scarpetta series. 373 pages of text. A very tight, clean and bright copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29256  $14.00



  • Cornwell, Patricia:  Predator.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2005. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 purple cloth and paper covered boards with metallic green text on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 406 pages of text. Another volume in the author's series of Dr. Kay Scarpetta.
    TB21924  $10.00



  • Cornwell, Patricia D.:  Cruel & Unusual.  New York: Scribners, 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards. In a fine jacket with the price intact. The author's fifth book and fourth mystery title.
    TB02415  $9.00



  • Click on Image to expandCornwell, Bernard:  Sharpe's Prey.  New York: HarperCollins, 2002. First Edition. Fine in black and red-orange paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with a map end papers of Coppenhagen in 1807. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. The eighteenth volume in the Richard Sharpe series which takes place in 1807 while Sharpe is assigned to an expedition to Copenhagen to help stop a war.
    TB29301  $7.50



  • Click on Image to expandCottrell, Dorothy:  Tharlane.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1930. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in brick red cloth covered boards with orange text on the spine and front board. A 12mo measuring 7 3/8" by 5" with first free end page removed. In a very good unclipped dust jacket with 1/4" deep chipping across the upper edge of the spine area and the first 2" of the top edge of the front panel and with 1/8" deep chipping across the lower edge of the spine area. 358 pages of text. This novel is of the efforts of one man to tame a wild part of the Australian outback. Published outside of the US under the title of Earth Battle at a later date. Exceptionally uncommon in its issued dust jacket.
    TB24750  $65.00



  • Click on Image to expandCoues, Elliott (Editor):  The Manuscript Journals of Alexander Henry Fur Trader of the Northwest Company and of David Thompson Official Geographer and Explorer of the same Company 1799-1814.  Minneapolis, Minn.: Ross & Haines, Inc., 1965. Facsimile reprint of 1965. Both volumes of this two volume set are in fine condition bound in red cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spines. Both are small quartos measuring 9" by 5 3/4". Neither volume is within a dust jacket as issued; however, the books are contained within a fine cloth covered slip case with a pasted printed, paper label around three sides. One of only 1,500 copies printed from the first edition of 1897. Volume I contains 446 pages of text and volume II contains pages 447 to 1027 which includes and extensive index for both volumes. At the rear of volume II there is a fine map contained within a pocket attached to the rear end sheet.
    TB23947  $325.00



  • Click on Image to expandCoues, Elliott:  Birds of the Colorado Valley. A Repository of Scientific and Popular Information concerning North American Ornithology.  Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1878. First Edition, First printing. Recently rebacked with the original text stamped title block reapplied to the spine and with the original publisher's pebbled red cloth covered boards. The end sheets are new. The binding is tight and strong with new headbands in place. The text block is in near fine condition with only early book dealer notations in pencil with no foxing or tanning to the pages. 807 pages including seventy illustrations within the text, an index, an index to bibliography, a bibliographical appendix of faunal publications relating to North American Ornithology from 1612 to 1878. Accordingly, this volume provides an excellent early bibliographical reference to American birds.
    TB20706  $150.00



  • Couhat, Jean Labayle:  Combat Fleets of the World 1982/83 Their Ships, Aircraft, and Armament.  Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1982. . Near fine in dark blue, simulated leather covered boards with silver colored text stamping with a remainder spray on the bottom edge. In a near fine dust jacket with two closed tears to the front panel one of which has been tape repaired.
    TB11767  $15.00



  • Click on Image to expandCoulson, Zoe (Editor):  The Good Housekeeping Cookbook.  New York: Good Housekeeping Books, (1973). Limited Deluxe Edition. Near fine in full, padded white leather covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. Without a dust jacket; however, the book is contained within a very good+ paper covered slip case. 811 pages including an index and illustrated with line drawings by Murray Tinkelman and with color photographs by James Viles.
    TB26451  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandCoulter, E. Merton:  Travels in the Confederate States.  Wendell, N.C.: Broadfoot's Bookmark, n.d. (circa 1980). Reprint. Near fine in light gray cloth covered boards with a silver on blue title block on the spine. The cloth at the heel of the spine is rubbed at the corners. A bibliography dealing with the collection of books written between 1861 to 1865 about travels in the southern states during the War Between the States. A facsimile reprint of the 1948 first edition by the University of Oklahoma Press. 289 pages including an index.
    TB22391  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandCovill, William E., Jr.:  Ink Bottles and Inkwells.  Tauton, Mass.: William S. Sullwold, Publishing, 1971. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in heavy green cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 10" by 7". A prior owner has noted in black ink the dates and prices he paid for many of the items photographed. Without its issued dust jacket. Signed on the title page by the author. 431 pages including an index with numerous black and white photographs on every page. Describes 28 categories of ink bottles and inkwells with 1,780 photographs. An extremely uncommon reference source.
    TB23512  $125.00



  • Cowley, Malcolm:  Think Back On Us...A Contemporary Chronicle of the 1930s.  Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1967. First Edition, First printing. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with copper colored text on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with a price clipped front flap with several areas of light rubbing at the folds. Edited with an introduction by Henry Dan Piper.
    TB15059  $15.00



  • Cowley, Malcolm:  The Dream of the Golden Mountains Remembering the 1930s.  New York: The Viking Press, 1980. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards. In a near fine dust jacket with the price intact with a hint of rubbing at the ends of the spine area.
    TB15060  $15.00



  • Click on Image to expandCox, Edward Godfrey:  A Reference Guide To The Literature of Travel Including Voyages, Geographical Descriptions, Adventures, Shipwrecks and Expeditions (Three Volumes).  Mansfield Centre, Conn.: Martino Publishing, 2007. Facsimile Reprint. The three volumes of this complete three volume set are in fine condition each bound in dark red cloth covered boards with gilt text on black background spine labels. Each is an an octavo measuring 8 7/8" by 6 3/4". Without dust jackets as issued. A facsimile reprinting of the author's 1935 publication by the University of Washington. Volume I is "The Old World" containing 404 pages including a two page errata Volume II is "The New World" containing 591 pages including a errate and an index to this volume. Volume III is "Great Britain" containing 732 pages including a bibliography and index of personal names in this volume.
    TB28905  $65.00



  • Click on Image to expandCox, Sidney:  Robert Frost Original Ordinary Man.  New York: Henry Holt And Company, (1929). First Edition, Limited Edition. Fine in 1/4 white cloth and brown paper covered boards with brown text stamping on the spine. A small octavo of 7 3/4 by 4 3/4 inches with the frontispiece roughly removed and with two prior owner's names written in ink on the first free end page. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of only 1,000 copies printed and bound with this copy identified as number 533 and signed by the author. 43 pages of text. A tribute to Robert Frost.
    TB30642  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expand[Cox, Nicholas]:  The Gentleman's Recreation: In Four Parts. Viz Hunting, Hawking, Fowling, Fishing.  London: N. Rolls, 1697. Fourth Edition. The 19th century, full leather re-binding on this copy is only in good condition due to over dry leather on the spine and moderate wear to the leather edges of the boards and a damaged title block on the spine. The contents however are good with minimal soiling, foxing or damage. A small octavo measuring 7 1/2 by 4 5/8 inches with pages for each of its eight sections as follows: 6, 138, 91, 78, 71, 90, 8, 100. Missing from this copy is the frontispiece titled: "Easie Directions for Blowing the Horn". The plate showing the implements of Hawking and Faulconry is missing its fold-out and shows early marginalia. The fold-out plate following the title page for Fowling is present and complete. The third fold-out plate for Hunting is not present and there is no evidence of any remnants for same suggesting that it may not have been included initially. The fourth fold-out on Angling is damaged and missing it's fold-out. Although a defective copy with missing or damaged plates this volume remains an early printing of an important British title on sporting.
    TB28845  $350.00



  • Coyle, Harold:  God's Children.  New York: Tom Doherty Assoc., 2000. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. A story which takes place in the near future in war torn Eastern Europe.
    TB12061  $7.35



  • Click on Image to expandCraighead, John J. Franck C. Craighead and Ray J. Davis:  Rocky Mountain Wildflowers from Northern Arizona and New Mexico to British Columbia.  Norwalk: The Easton Press, 1985. Collector's Edition. Fine in blue textured leather covered boards with gilt text stamping on the front board and spine with a light green silk place holder sewn-in at the top of the spine. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 4 1/2". Without a dust jacket as issued. A special collector's Fiftieth Anniversary Edition. Illustrated with color photographic plates by the authors and line drawings by Grant O. Hagen and Eduardo Salgado. 275 pages including an index. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. A clean, tight and handsome copy with no prior owner's names, markings or book plates.
    TB25614  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandCram, W. Bartlett:  Picture History of New England Passenger Vessels.  Hampton Highlands, ME: Burntcoat Corporation, 1980. First Edition. Fine in bright blue paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine and with illustrated end papers. A quarto measuring 11 by 8 1/2 inches. In a very good+ dust jacket with the original price intact on the front flap but with a 1/2" closed tear with related creasing at the upper edge of the spine area and with minor rubbing to the rear panel. 414 pages including an index with individual pages of photographs and details for 366 different vessels which sailed from 1850 to 1945 from Passamaquoddy Bay to Block Island.
    TB28643  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expandCrane, Stephen:  The Red Badge of Courage An Episode of the American Civil War.  n. p.: Westvaco, West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company, 1968. Limited Edition. Fine in full black, pebbled leather covered boards with gilt text on the spine, blind embossing on the front board and decorated end sheets. It is important to note that a circular hole 7/16" (the same as a .45 caliber bullet) in diameter has been drilled through the front board and the first 190 pages of text. This hole does not effect any of the printed text as it is placed in the lower margin of each page. This hole was deliberately produced by the publisher and printer to provide a more realistic appearance for the book. Splashes of "blood" appear on many pages throughout the entire text. As a result of this treatment this volume has since been dubbed the "Red Badge of Courage with the bullet hole". Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a very good+, paper covered slip case with tanning to three side and rubbing at two corners. Part of the preface to the book is a facsimile reprint of the illustrations which appeared in the Rules for the Management and Cleaning of the Rifle Musket, Model 1863 for The Use of Soldiers with Descriptive Plates. These plates provide a detailed perspective of the hardware and mechanics for this rifle which was standard issue to troops in the U.S. Army during the Civil War. 203 pages of text with illustrations as aforementioned. The Westvaco Christmas release of 1968 which was the 11th volume in the series. An extremely unusual and highly prized volume in the Westvaco collection of Christmas classics.
    TB29242  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expandCrane, Stephen:  Maggie A Girl Of The Streets A Story of New York.  Avon, Conn.: The Limited Editions Club, 1974. First thus. Fine in 1/2 black leather and stripped buckram cloth covered boards with gilt text and rules on the spine. A small quarto measuring 10 1/2" by 7 1/2" with a prior owner's address label on the rear paste down. Without its issued glassine dust jacket; however, the book is contained within a fine paper covered slipcase showing no rubbing, wear, dents, dings, cracks in the joints or wear. One of only 2,000 copies printed with this copy identified as number 969 and signed by the illustrator, Simon Abeles, on the colophon. 105 pages of text illustrated with copper etchings. A beautiful edition of the author's first novel the first edition of which he published himself under a pseudonym. A very fine, tight and clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB28101  $75.00



  • Crane, Stephen:  The Red Badge of Courage.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1980. Collector's Edition. Fine in full salmon colored leather covered boards with four 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 quarto measuring 10" tall by 6 3/4" deep containing 170 pages of text. Illustrated with drawings by John Steuart Curry. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. A beautiful, tight, clean copy with no prior owner's markings, names or book plates.
    TB23797  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandCrawford, Michael J. (Editor):  The Autobiography Of A Yankee Mariner Christopher Prince and the American Revolution.  Washington, DC: Brassey's Inc., (2002). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in dark blue paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket with a small, 1/8" nick to the upper corner of the rear panel at the fold to the rear flap. 263 pages including an index, glossary, appendices and text. Illustrated with maps and reproductions of contemporary works of art. A previously unpublished, first person account of a fisherman, merchant seaman and a privateer officer during the American Revolution.
    TB26839  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandCrawford, Thomas M. (Editor):  Rails Along The Hudson A Pictorial Review of Four Decades on the New York Central Between New York City and Albany.  New York: Quadrant Press, Inc., 1979. Facsimile Reprint. Near fine in printed, heavy, paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/2". Without a dust jacket as issued. 96 pages of text and black and white photographs throughout.
    TB25595  $15.00



  • Click on Image to expandCrayon, Gent., Geoffrey [Washington Irving]:  Bracebridge Hall; or The Humorists.  London: John Murray, 1845. Reprint of 1845. Very good- in contemporary full, decorated leather covered boards with a gilt on black leather title block on the spine with gilt tool work, gauffered edges to the boards and with marbled edges to the text block. A 16mo measuring 7" by 4 1/2" with the front joint and hinge broken and with a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down. The damaged joint and hinge have been professionally repaired so that the joint is now tight and strong. 375 pages of text. Up to approximately 1838 this title was published in two volumes both in the UK and in the US. This volume appears to be one of the first, if not, the first reprinting in one volume. A collection of fifty-one short stories. A very handsome, clean and collectible copy.
    TB24252  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expandCrayon, Gent. [Washington Irving], Geoffrey:  Tales Of A Traveller (In Two Volumes).  London: John Murray, 1824. First Edition, First State. . Both volumes of this two volume set are in fine condition in recent rebinding of 1/4 red leather and red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spines. New end sheets have been applied and the pages have been washed and cleaned with very little foxing or tanning. Without dust jackets as issued. Volume I contains, xiv followed by 364 pages of text. Volume II contains xiv with 394 pages of text. A very clean, tight and bright set with no prior ownership markings of any kind. (Langfeld & Blackburn, p. 25/26)
    TB26943  $150.00



  • Click on Image to expandCreasey, John:  The Masters of Bow Street.  New York: Simon and Schuster, (1974). First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in blue-gray cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 9 3/16 by 6 inches with a remainder stripe on the bottom edge of the text block and a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 507 pages of text. An historical fiction novel initially set in London in 1739, but one which constitutes a family legacy of justice, law and order and the eventual creation of Scotland Yard.
    TB30903  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandCristie, Manson & Woods International, Inc.:  Colt Christie's Rare and Historic Firearms.  New York: Cristie, Manson & Woods International, Inc., 1981. First Edition. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. Without a dust jacket as issued. 177 pages followed by a Christie's bid sheet, a general index and an index of gunmakers, etc. Illustrated throughout from photographs in both color and black and white. A catalog of 115 lots most of which are Colt pistols. A very clean and bright publication with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30860  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expandCrittenden, Senator John J.:  Speech of Hon. John J. Crittenden, of Kentucky, On The Admission Of The State of Kansas. Delivered In the Senate Of The United States, March 17, 1854..  Washington, DC: Printed Lemuel Towers, 1854. . Unbound sheets in very good condition with some tanning in the margins. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 6". 16 numbered pages of double column text. (Sabin, 17556)
    TB27459  $20.00



  • Crockett, S. R.:  The Stickit Minister And Some Common Men.  New York: Macmillan and Co., 1895. . Very good+ in light brown buckram cloth covered boards with black text and decorations on the spine and front board. A 12mo measuring 7" by 4 3/4" with two early prior owner's names on the first free end page. Without a dust jacket. A collection of 24 short stories of Scotland preceded by a poem by Robert Louis Stevenson. 290 pages including a glossary, text and followed by eight pages of ads by the publisher. Illustrated with drawings and engravings.
    TB24160  $10.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesCrofut, Florence S.:  Guide To The History And The Historic Sites Of Connecticut.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 1937. First Edition. Both volumes of this two volumes set are in near fine condition in dark blue cloth (buckram) covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spines. Both a small quartos of 10 1/4 by 7 inches with a prior owner's name in ink on the front paste downs. Both are in poor, unclipped dust jackets with numerous tears, large chips and tape repairs. Volume ! has a "With the Compliments of the Author" card attached to the front paste down which is signed by the author. Volume I contains 459 pages illustrated with fold-out maps, and black and white images from photographs and reproductions of earlier works of art. Volume II contains pages 460 to 971 which includes an index to both volumes and is illustrated as above. A town by town coverage of the history and historically interesting sites in each of the seven counties of Connecticut.
    TB29920  $175.00



  • Cromie, William J.:  Exloring the Secrets of the Sea.  Englewood Cliff: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1962. First Edition, First printing. Fine in paper covered boards with gilt text stamping and decorations on the front board with a prior owner's name of the first free EP. In a fine dust jacket. 300 pages with index, references for further reading, text and with numerous photographs and illustrations through-out.
    TB10035  $10.50



  • Cronkite, Walter:  A Reporter's Life.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. Following his retirement from CBS, this, the original anchorman of news, provides an illuminating view into the life and background of this compassionate, caring person.
    TB05340  $17.50



  • Click on Image to expandCrosbie, Michael J.:  Centerbrook Reinventing American Architecture.  Rockport: AIA Press/ Rockport Publishers, 1993. Second Printing. Fine in royal blue paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. An square small 4to measuring 10 1/4" high by 10 1/4" deep. In a near fine unclipped dust jacket with very slight fading to the spine area. 191 pages of text and illustrated extensively with lavish color photographs and floor plans.
    TB23647  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandCrossley, Fred H.:  Timber Building In England from early times to the end of the Seventeenth Century.  London: B. T. Batsford LTD, (1951). First Edition. Very good+ in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and gilt rules on the spine. A small quarto measuring 10 1/4 by 6 5/8 inches with foxing to the end sheets, and edges of the text block. The pages within the text block are otherwise fine with no foxing or tanning. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with short closed tears at the ends of the spine area and with the red text on the spine faded which is also tanned. 167 pages including an index and text. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, line drawings and engravings.
    TB28954  $40.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesCrowninshield, Francis B.:  The Story Of George Crowninshield's Yacht Cleopatra's Barge On A Voyage Of Pleasure To The Western Islands And The Mediterranean 1816-1817.  Boston: Self Published, 1913. First Edition. Very good in red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and the same on the front board and with gilt decorations on the rear board. A quarto of 11 by 8 1/4 inches with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine rubbed and worn and with the cloth worn through in several areas along the edge to the joints and along the extreme fore edge of the front board. The hinges are tight and strong and the contents are clean with no damage, foxing or tanning. 259 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with 41 plates and number of which fold-out. Each plate is separated with a laid-in tissue guard.
    TB29607  $150.00



  • Culff, Robert:  The World of Toys.  London: Paul Hamlyn Publishing, 1969. First Edition, First printing. Fine in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations stamped on the spine and front board. In a near fine dust jacket with the spine slightly tanned. 140 pages of text and photographs through-out.
    TB13817  $10.50



  • Culhane, Kate:  A Ghost Story.  New York: Sea Star Books, 2001. First Edition, First printing. The trade binding which is fine in illustrated paper covered boards. A Sm 4to measuring 10.25" by 6.75" deep. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Signed by the author together with a sketch of a hand draped over a tombstone on the verso of the front free end paper. Unpaginated with full color illustrations by Michael Hague.
    TB17578  $60.00



  • Culhane, Kate:  A Ghost Story.  New York: Sea Star Books, 2001. First Edition, First printing. The trade binding which is fine in illustrated paper covered boards. A Sm 4to measuring 10.25" by 6.75" deep. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Unpaginated with full color illustrations by Michael Hague.
    TB14833  $24.50



  • Click on Image to expandCulver, Henry B.:  Forty Famous Ships Their Beginnings, Their Life Histories, Their Ultimate Fate.  Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1936. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in light green buckram cloth covered boards with green on black title blocks and decorations on the spine and illustrated end sheets. The cloth on the spine is faded as is the same around the edges of the boards and the end sheets are foxed near the hinges due to a reaction with the glues used in binding. Without its issued dust jacket. 320 pages including notes on each vessel, appendix, text and illustrated with line drawings and a color frontispiece and seven full page color plates all by Gordon Grant. The full title page reads: Forty Famous Ships Their Beginnings, Their Life Histories, Their Ultimate Fate Being a collection of short, pleasant and diverting, dissertations anent the several vessels therein comprehended, all of which have played their parts, some large, some small, in the great world drama of the sea, in acts of strife and in peaceful scenes, from the early christian era to the present day, how and why they gained their great reputations; and sundry facts relative to their dimensions, rigging, furniture, etc., etc., etc. Based upon the Accounts of Reputable and Reliable Authorities, both ancient and modern and devoid of technical or tiresome Refinements...."
    TB22755  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandCumming, William P.:  The Southeast in Early Maps With An Annotated Check List Of Printed And Manuscript Regional And Local Maps Of Southeastern North America During The Colonial Period.  Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1958. First Edition. Near fine in burgundy cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto of 10 7/8 by 8 3/8 inches with a gift inscription on the first free end page and light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with 1/8" deep chips across the upper edge of the spine area and a 1/4" deep chip at the upper edge of the front panel. 275 pages including several indexes and text listing 450 pages. Illustrated with collotype reproductions of numerous (67) maps.
    TB29843  $150.00



  • Cumming & Hugh F. Rankin, William P.:  The Fate of a Nation The American Revolution through Contemporary Eyes.  London: Phaidon Press Ltd., 1975. First Edition, First printing. Near fine with dust stains on the top edge in dark green cloth covered boards. In a near fine dust jacket with barely noticeable wrinkling at the upper corners of the folds to the flaps. 352 pages containing an index, list of 240 illustrations, and text to document the American Revolution from the point-of-view of the actual participants.
    TB13077  $24.50



  • Click on Image to expandCuneo, John R.:  Robert Rogers of the Rangers.  New York: Richardson & Steirman, 1987. Reprint of 1987. Fine in blue and red cloth covered boards with white text on the spine. The cloth at the lower edge of the spine is very faintly faded In a fine unclipped dust jacket. The biography of Robert Rogers, "founder and leader of The Rangers...the most famous of the 18th century forerunners of the Commandos of the 20th century...his exploits around Ticonderoga and Crown Point won him fame on two continents." 308 pages including an index with a list of sources and notes.
    TB18592  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandCunningham, Peter (Editor):  The Works of Oliver Goldsmith (4 volumes).  London: John Murray, 1854. First Edition. All four volumes of this four volume set are in very good+ condition in beautiful, full green leather covered boards with five raised bands on the spines with two leather title labels with gilt text and gilt decorations in the compartments. All edges of the text blocks are marbled to match the end sheets within the books. Each volume is an octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2" with gilt decorations on the edges of the boards and blind dentelle on the turn-ins. The leather is rubbed at the board edges and the heads of the spines. There is a prior owner's book plate on the front paste downs and a Newport Historical Society plate on the front free end pages with that same name embossed on the engraved title pages. These uniform bindings were performed by Bickers & Son of London. Volume contains 468 pages of text. Volume II has 487 pages; volume III has 447 pages; and volume IV has 450 pages including an index to all four volumes.
    TB26826  $350.00



  • Click on Image to expandCurrran, John Philpot:  Speeches of The Right Honorable John Philpot Curran, Master Of The Rolls In Ireland, on the Late very Interesting State Trials.  Dublin: J. Stockdale, 1811. Third Edition with additions. Very good+ in 19th century era full leather binding with gilt rules and gilt text on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5" with a prior owner's name and date on the first free end page. Without a dust jacket. 486 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait engraving of Curran by Maquire.
    TB26061  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandCurtis, Benjamin Robbins:  Dottings Round The Circle.  Boston: James R. Osgood And Company, 1876. First Edition. Good in its original light gray cloth covered boards with gilt text and black decorations on the spine and on the front board. An octavo measuring 8" by 5 1/2" with heavy wear and rubbing to the cloth at both ends of the spine, with a 1/2" deep chip to the cloth at the head of the spine. The front and rear hinges are broken and the first free end page has attached itself to the front paste down. 329 pages of text with a fold-out facsimile of a Chinese passport following page 124 and the facsimile of an "official card of the U.S. Consul at Canton" following page 166. Illustrated with a frontispiece photograph of El Capitan at Yosemite Valley and ten plates. A very readable account of the author's round-th-world trip from Boston via train to Salt Lake City (where he meets and speaks with Brigham Young) then on to Yosemite and the Pacific coast to board a ship to Japan, Shanghai, Peking, the Great Wall, Canton, Celon, Calcutta, Delhi, Bombay, Cairo, Florence, Paris, London and then back to Boston.
    TB27868  $165.00



  • Click on Image to expandCurtis, George Munson:  Early Silver of Connecticut And Its Makers.  Meriden, Conn.: International Silver Company, 1913. First Edition, First printing. Very near fine in 1/4 black cloth and gray paper covered boards with silver text stamping on the spine and with the same on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/4 by 5 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket, perhaps as issued. 115 pages of text illustrated with line drawings and 33 photographic plates. Pages 83 through 115 are devoted to early Connecticut Silversmiths listing their names, places of business, birth and death dates (if known) and any available biographical data uncovered by the author. Many of the pages within this volume remain unopened.
    TB22859  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandCusa, Noel:  Tunnicliffe's Birdlife.  London: Clive Holloway Books, 1985. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with bold silver colored text stamping on the spine. A quarto measuring 12 1/4" by 10 1/4". In a near fine unclipped dust jacket with a small portion of the lower edge of the rear panel beginning to delaminate. 150 pages illustrated throughout with full color illustrations. With a foreword by Sir Peter Scott.
    TB25852  $40.00



  • Cushman, Dan:  The Great North Trail.  New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co, 1966. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in blue cloth covered boards with the outer edges of the very faintly faded and with minor dust staining to the top edge. In a very good+ price clipped dust jacket with minor wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area and nicks to the fore corners of the panels. "America's route of the ages - from Asia across Alaska down the Rocky Mountains to the plains of Texas." The 8th volume in The American Trails Series.
    TB15720  $24.50



  • Click on Image to expandCuster, Elizabeth B.:  Boot and Saddles Or Life In Dakota with General Custer.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1885. First Edition, Second Issue. Very good in light brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt text and decorations on the front board to include a rising sun in gilt over black distant mountains which design wraps around to the spine. A 12mo of 7 1/4 by 5 inches with wear and rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and with the cloth worn through at the lower tips of the boards and with a dampness stain to the outside of the rear board which never migrated to the interior of the board or the text block. 312 pages of text illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Custer and a single page map of Montana and Dakota territories. According to Howes, the second issue added the portrait of Custer and the small one page map. A clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind. (Howes, C-980; Graff, 960)
    TB30709  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandCuster, General George A.:  My Life on the Plains.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1952. First Thus. Fine in red cloth covered boards with bright gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board and with the top edge of the text block gilt. The gilt text and decorations on the spine are bright, clean and without any tarnish. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. This is the 50th volume in the Lakeside Classics series. The text of this book was originally published in serial form in The Galaxy magazine in 1872. This reprinting provides an introduction by Edgar I. Stewart. An extremely nice, collectible copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30855  $50.00



  • Cutler, Carl G.:  Five Hundred Sailing Records of American Built Ships.  Mystic, Conn.: The Marine Historical Association, 1952. First Edition, First printing. Very good in heavy green paper wraps over an adhesive binding The outer edges of the wraps are slightly faded as is the spine area. An erratum slip is laid-in at the front of the text. 114 pages of text. The author provides sections dealing with Rate of Speed, Days' Runs (noon to noon), Transatlantic Passages, Sectional transatlantic runs, North-South Atlantic Passages, Atlantic-Pacific Passages, North Atlantic-India Passages, North Atlantic-China and Manila Passages, Atlantic-Australasian Passages and American Coastwise Passages.
    TB16382  $12.00



  • Click on Image to expandCutter, Donald C.:  Malaspina In California.  San Francisco: John Howell Books, 1960. First Edition. Fine in light yellow linen covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine and with gilt text and decorations on the front board. A small quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/2". Without a dust jacket. One of only 1,000 copies printed. 96 pages including an index, appendices and text. Illustrated with two color plates and two sections of reproductions of earlier works of art. In 1791 Captains Alejandro Malaspina and Jose Bustamante y Guerra lead the Spanish naval exploring expedition, a 62-month around the world scientific endeavor. During this trip they stopped for a two week period in Monterey, California to explore and document what they found. This volume, the first English translation of the original Spanish printing of 1885, details their discoveries and provides necessary detail on California's early Spanish history. (Cowen, p. 412)
    TB26563  $125.00



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