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    Kafka, Franz:  The Trial.  Franklin Center: The Franklin Library, 1977. Unstated Limited Edition. Fine in gilt decorated medium gray leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine and with gilt text and decorations stamped on the spine and both boards. The edges to the text block are gilt and there is a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. One of the volumes in The Franklin Library's collection of The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. Illustrated by Phero Thomas. 341 pages of text and illustrations. A very attractive copy free of any names, inscriptions, book plates or markings of any kind.
    TB31785  $60.00




  • Kahn, Roger:  Good Enough to Dream.  Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1985. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 red cloth and paper covered boards with a remainder spray on the bottom edge. In a very near fine dust jacket with the ghost of a small price sticker on the upper corner of the front panel. A biography of the author's one year experience with the Utica Blue Sox.
    TB07518  $8.40




  • Kalman, James M. and C. Meade Patterson:  A Pictorial History of U. S. Single Shot Martial Pistols.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, n.d.. First Edition, Limited Edition. Very near fine in brown and tan buckram cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and with gilt decorations on the front board. There are modest spots of foxing on the lower edges of the boards. In a fair to good price clipped dust jacket with numerous tears and chips around the edges. An oblong quarto measuring 11" tall by 14" deep unpaginated but containing 44 full color plates. Signed by both the artist and the author of the text and this copy is numbered 2,154 out of only 2,500 copies printed.
    TB18672  $35.00



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    Kane, Elisha Kent:  Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55 [2 vols].  Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1856. First Edition. Both volumes in this two volume set are in very near fine condition in full, dark blue, leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations and with gilt borders on the boards. The rear boards are gilt stamped with the prior owner's name who was a U.S. senator. Volume I has an unfortunate, narrow scratch of about 5 inches in length on the front board. The leather over the spines has faded to a dark brown. Both are octavos measuring 8 3/4" by 5 3/4" with the title pages showing mild foxing. What little foxing exists in the two volumes occurs primarily following the plates. The binding, hinges and joints are all tight and strong. "Illustrated with up to 300 engravings from sketches by the author." [from the title page] Both volumes contain the fold out maps. The map for volume I is located at the front of the book and the map for the second volume faces page 428. Both maps are in fine condition.
    TB30553  $500.00




  • Kane, Elisha Kent:  Arctic Explorations.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1996. First thus. Fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text & decorations with a gilt top edge. The Lakeside Classic release of 1996. Contained within the publisher's original shrink-wrap protection. Initially published in 1856 by Childs and Peterson of Philadelphia. The book became a best seller in its time and then fell into relative obscurity by the turn of the century. It is the story of the second Grinnell Expedition in search of the famous Franklin Expedition which was lost without a trace in 1845 while in search of the Northwest Passage.
    TB16433  $20.00




  • Kantor, MacKinlay:  Happy Land.  New York: Coward-McCann, Inc, 1943. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt band decorations and gilt text stamping on the spine. In a very good dust jacket with rubbing and light wear to the edges of the panels and spine ends. This is one of a special limited run of 1,250 copies produced for the friends of the author and publisher in December, 1942.
    TB07992  $29.40




  • Kantor, MacKinlay:  Again The Bugle.  New York: The American Weekly, 1958. Limited Edition Reprint. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with light blue text on the spine and front board. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" tall by 6 1/2". Without a dust jacket as issued. 22 pages with full page illustrations by Robert Shore. A special limited edition reprint.
    TB23289  $20.00




  • Kantor, MacKinlay:  Lobo.  New York: World Publishing Co., 1957. First Edition, First printing. Fine in light brown linen covered boards with a black sketch of a dog on the front board & a prior owner's stamp on the 1st FEP. In a near fine dust jacket with two tiny stains on the front panel. The true story of a dog who adopted this Pulitzer Prize winning author while he was in Spain.
    TB08420  $12.25



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    Kaplan, Eugene H.:  Coral Reefs.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. First American Edition. Fine in full light brown 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" by 4 1/2" containing 289 pages including an index. Illustrated with black and white and color photographs as well as line drawings by Susan L. Kaplan. Subtitled: "A guide to the common invertebrates and fishes of Bermuda, The Bahamas, southern Florida, The West Indies, and The Caribbean Coast of Central and South America."
    TB23416  $20.00




  • Kappel-Smith, Diana:  Desert Time.  Boston: Little Brown & Company, 1992. Second Printing. Near fine in pink and tan paper covered boards. In a very good dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap but with two tape repaired closed tears at the upper fore corner of the front panel. "A Journey Through the American Southwest" which records the events of a 25,000 mile trip through the deserts from Oregon and Idaho south to the Mexican border.
    TB16474  $7.00



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    Karamanski, Theodore J.:  Fur Trade and Exploration Opening the Far Northwest 1821-1852.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1983. First Edition, First printing. Fine in yellow cloth covered boards with bold brown text stamping on the spine with a prior owner's embossed seal on the first free end page. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with the spine area slightly faded. 330 pages including an index, bibliography, notes, text with several illustrations and photographs.
    TB26601  $35.00



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    Kauffman, Henry J.:  The Pennsylvania Kentucky Rifle.  Harrisburg, Penn.: Stackpole Books, c. 1960. Reprint, Thrid Printing. Fine in light brown cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and on the front board. A quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/2". In a near fine unclipped dust jacket with the spine area faded. 374 pages including an index, glossary, biographies of gun makers and text. Illustrated throughout with line drawings and black and white photographs and reproductions of original invoices, and advertisements.
    TB26553  $60.00




  • Keckley, Elizabeth:  Behind the Scenes.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1998. First thus. Fine in decorated dark brown cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge. Still in publisher's original shrink-wrap. Without a dust jacket as issued. Also sub-titled: Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House. Edited by Frances Smith Foster. The original publication of this book appeared in 1868 and created quite a stir. This is the 96th book in the Lakeside Classics series which started in 1903.
    TB15252  $20.00



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    Keillor, Garrison:  Leaving Home.  New York: Viking, 1987. Signed, limited first edition. Fine in medium green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and the author's gilt initials on the front board. Without a dust jacket as issued, however, the book is contained within a near fine cloth covered slip case with only hints of fading around the edges. This copy is identified ad number 1,374 out of only 1,500 copies printed and sold and signed by the author on the tipped-in second free end page. 244 pages of text.
    TB20067  $60.00




  • Keillor, Garrison:  Happy to be Here.  New York: Atheneum, 1982. First Edition, First printing. Near Fine, gift inscription on FFEP, else fine. In a near fine price clipped dust jacket. Author's first book.
    TB01810  $22.05




  • Keillor, Garrison:  The Sandy Bottom Orchestra.  New York: Hyperion Books, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards. In a fine jacket with a deeply price clipped flap. Co-authored with Jenny Lind Nilsson, Garrison's wife. A book for young adults.
    TB05382  $21.00




  • Keillor, Garrison:  WLT a Radio Romance.  New York: Viking, 1991. First Edtion. Fine In a fine dust jacket.
    TB06061  $6.30




  • Kellerman, Faye:  Sancturary.  New York: Wm. Morrow and Co., 1994. 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 eighth Peter Decker and Rina Lasarus mystery.
    TB05053  $5.00



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    Kelly, J. Frederick:  Early Connecticut Meetinghouses Being an Account of the Church Edifices Built Before 1830 Based Chiefly upon Town and Parish Records.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1948. First Edition, First printing. Both volumes in this two volume set are in near fine conditions in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spines and across the upper edges of the front boards. The upper fore corners of the front boards for both volumes shows a minor bump. Without dust jackets as issued; however, the books are contained in a good paper covered, illustrated slip case with some wear and separation to the edges of the opening. Both volumes are quartos measuring 12" by 9". Volume I contains 332 pages and volume II contains 360 pages including an index. Both are heavily illustrated with black and white photographs some with photographic details such as doors and windows augmented with floor plans and sketches of truss work. Extremely uncommon. (Roos, 649)
    TB29622  $300.00




  • Kelly, Fanny:  Narrative of My Captivity Among The Sioux Indians.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1990. First edition. Fine in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text & decorations and with a gilt top edge. Still contained within the publisher's original shrink wrap protection. The Lakeside Classic release of 1990 which reprints with modifications the original narrative of 1872 by the author who was a member of a wagon train which was attacked by a band of Oglala Sioux Indians in 1864 in Wyoming. The author was taken captive and spent five months in harrowing captivity much of which was spent in both Montana and Dakota Territories. The original version of this book was published in 1872 in Toronto. 359 pages including an index, text and a colored map outlining the route of Fanny Kelly's wagon train and captivity with the Sioux Indians in 1864.
    TB25005  $20.00



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    Kelly, J. Frederick:  Early Domestic Architecture of Connecticut.  New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1963. Reprint. Very good in heavy printed paper wraps with a marked out price on the front panel. Without a dust jacket as issued. 210 pages including an index, text and illustrated with 434 line drawings of homes and construction details.
    TB22960  $15.00



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    Kelly, William W.:  Ellen Glasgow A Bibliography.  Charlottsville: The Bibliographic Society of the University of Virginia, (1964). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in maroon cloth covered boards with printed, paper labels on the spine and on the front board. An octavo of 8 by 5 3/8 inches. Without a dust jacket. 330 pages including an index. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Glasgow.
    TB29849  $15.00



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    Kendrick, John:  The Voyage of Sutil and Mexicana 1792 The Last Spanish exploration of the Northwest Coast of America.  Spokane, Washington: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1991. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 1/8 inches. In a fine, unclipped printed dust jacket. One of only 1,052 copies printed. Volume XVI in the Northwest Historical Series. 260 pages including an index, bibliography, appendices and text. Illustrated with frontispiece portraits, maps and reproductions of earlier works of art. (Clark & Brunet 159)
    TB29494  $70.00




  • Keneally, Thomas:  The Place Where Souls Are Born.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket.
    TB02985  $17.50




  • Keneally, Thomas:  Woman of the Inner Sea.  London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket.
    TB02700  $12.25




  • Keneally, Thomas:  To Asmara.  New York: Warner Books, 1989. First Edition, First printing. Near fine. In a near fine dust jacket.
    TB02874  $9.80




  • Keneally, Thomas:  A Family Madness.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1985. First Edition, First printing. Near fine, with remainder mark on bottom edge. In a fine dust jacket.
    TB02962  $9.80



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    Kennedy, John F.:  Profiles in Courage.  New York: Harper & Brothers, (1956). First Edition, First Printing. Very good in 1/4 dark blue cloth and light blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 8 3/8 by 5 5/8 inches with rubbing and wear to the head and heel of the spine and with several very short closed tears and heavy rubbing to the tips and edges of the boards. There must have been a newspaper laid-in at the fly title page as its upper half is mildly discolored and there are small coffee drips on title page, copyright page and dedication page. The rear hinge has narrow foxing probably due to a reaction to the glues used in binding. The contents are clean and free of any damage or prior ownership markings of any kind. In a very good, unclipped ($3.50) dust jacket with very shallow closed tears at the ends of the spine area which is also mildly soiled as is the front panel and with a small 1/4 inch closed tear at the upper edge of the front panel. 266 pages containing an index, text and a section of photographs. A stated first edition copy with the necessary "First Edition" slug and code of "M-E" on the copyright page. Kennedy won the Pulitzer Prize for biography in 1957 for this title.
    TB31973  $600.00



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    Kennedy, William:  Ironweed.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1999. Collector's Edition. Fine in full light brown leather covered boards with five 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. An octavo measuring 9" tall by 5 3/4" without a dust jacket as issued. Signed by the author on the specially tipped-in second free end page. Laid in is the publisher's note card describing this title and the author. 227 pages of text. Winner of the 1983 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. A beautiful, tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB24403  $125.00



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    Kennedy, Stetson:  Southern Exposure.  Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1946. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in decorated brown cloth boards with black text on the front board and on the spine. An octavo of 8 by 5 1/2 inches. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with moderate wear to the ends of the spine area and three short closed tears to the upper edge of the front panel and a small 1/4 inch chip from the upper edge of the rear panel. The author in order to gain an inside knowledge of the KKK, Sons of Dixie and the Commoner Party used false names to join each of these organizations to expose them for what they were. 372 pages including an index and illustrated with four pages of plates from photographs.
    TB31154  $75.00




  • Kennedy, Robert F.:  To Seek a Newer World.  Garden City: Doubleday, 1967. First Edition, First printing. Very good, slight fading at spine ends. In a very good dust jacket 3/4' chip at spine hinge & ends worn.
    TB02093  $35.00




  • Kennedy, William:  Very Old Bones.  New York: Viking, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Near fine with prior owner's name on the first free end paper. In a near fine dust jacket.
    TB02128  $12.25




  • Kennedy, William:  The Flaming Corsage.  New York: The Viking Press, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. The author's fourth book, Ironweed, won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award.
    TB04926  $12.25




  • Kennedy, William:  The Ink Truck.  New York: Viking, 1984. Reprint. Near fine, remainder mark on EP. In a fine dust jacket. Republication of the author's first book.
    TB02170  $7.35




  • Kenney, John Tarrant:  The Hitchcock Chair.  New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1971. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in light orange cloth covered boards with green text stamping on the spine with a prior owner's name on the 1st FEP & FFEP In a very good+ dust jacket with very light rubbing and wear at the ends of the spine area and at the corners but no chips or tears. "The story of a Connecticut Yankee - L. Hitchcock of Hitchcocksville - and an account of the Restoration of his 19th century Manufactory." 339 pages including an index, bibliography, appendixies, text and photographs throughout.
    TB10117  $35.00




  • Kennon, Bob:  From the Pecos to the Powder: A Cowboy's Autobiorgraphy.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1965. First Edition, First printing. Near fine with modest spotting stains on the end papers and a stain to the spine area. In a very good+ dust jacket with a dampstained rear jacket panel and 1" tear to the base of the spine area. A autobiography as told to Ramon F. Adams by Bob Kennon who believed that he was one of the last living riders of the long trail from Texas to Montana. With illustrations by Joe Beeler.
    TB06236  $20.00



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    Keno, Leigh, and Leslie Keno:  Hidden Treasures Searching for Masterpieces of American Furniture.  New York: Warner Books, 2000. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with dark blue paper end papers with the remnants of a prior owner's address label at the upper edge of the first free end page. In a near find dust jacket with the original price intact on the front flap with only hints of rubbing and creasing at the upper edge of the spine area. 304 pages of text illustrated with fine color photographs.
    TB22850  $20.00



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    Kent, Rockwell:  N by E.  New York: Random House, 1930. Signed limited first edition. Fine in decorated light blue cloth covered boards with a silver colored stamping of a compass rose on the front board and text and decorations stamped on the spine. This binding is absolutely unblemished! In its original plain blue dust jacket in very good condition with tanning to the spine area and a few closed tears all of which have been repaired with archival tape on the verso side of the jacket. Both the book and its dust jacket are contained within the original, very good+ dark blue, paper covered slip case which shows minor wear at its opening and one chip from the paper covering of 3/4" by 1/2". As noted on the rear page of text this copy has been numbered 572 out of only 900 copies printed. It is also signed on that page by the author. With extensive wood block illustrations by the author. The paper employed in the text is a special watermarked paper by Pynson Printers and completed in the month of November, 1930. A beautiful, tight, clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB28455  $650.00



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    Kent, Rockwell:  Voyaging Southward From The Strait Of Magellan.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1924. First Edition. Very good+ in yellow cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and black text and the image of a doubled ended sloop on the front board. A quarto of 11 by 8 3/8 inches with the cloth over the spine lightly soiled and the same to the boards. The top edge of the text block is gilt and the end sheets are printed with maps. Without a dust jacket. 184 pages of text illustrated with pen and ink drawings by this author/artist. The author's account of his travels to Tierra del Fuego.
    TB30312  $60.00



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    Kent, Alexander:  The Flag Captain.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1971. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine with map end sheets. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with light rubbing and wear to the ends of the spine area, but no chips or tears. The fourth volume in the Richard Bolitho series which takes place in 1797 . 384 pages of text. A fine bright and clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB28109  $30.00



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    Kent, Alexander:  Sloop of War.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1972). First Edition, First printing. Near fine in dark red-orange cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with map end sheets with a very slight lean to the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap and with only a hint of wear to the ends of the spine area. Bolitho receives the promotion he has wanted since first going to sea: He is placed in command of the sloop The Sparrow near the close of the American Revolution. An uncommon early title and one in beautiful condition!
    TB28110  $30.00




  • Kent, Alexander:  Command a King's Ship.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1974. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in black cloth covered boards. In a very good+ dust jacket with light wear to the ends of the spine area and with the price intact on the front flap. The fifth volume in the Richard Bolitho series. The dust jacket for the American version is not as attractive as that of its British counterpart. The American version gives the appearance of a more antique painting rich with the patina of age
    TB10970  $15.00




  • Kent, Alexander:  Second to None.  London: William Heinemann, 1999. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in maroon paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with wrap-around art by Geoffrey Huband. The first volume in the Adam Bolitho saga and the 25th in Bolitho series.
    TB12265  $15.00




  • Kent, Alexander:  A Tradition of Victory.  New York: G. P. Putnam & Sons, 1982. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a crease on the spine area.
    TB09708  $10.00




  • Kent, Alexander:  The Inshore Squadron.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1977. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in light blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with a date on the 1st FEP and a roll to the spine. In a very good+ dust jacket with a number of short closed tears to the lower edges of the spine area and the front panle with the price intact. The 12th in the Bolitho series.
    TB10673  $10.00




  • Kent, Alexander:  Stand into Danger.  New York: G. P. Putnam & Sons, 1981. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ with remainder mark on the lower edge and top edge of the front board shows shelf wear. In a near fine dust jacket with a hint of wear to the upper end of the spine area. Chronologically the third novel in the Bolitho series. It takes place in 1774 as Bolitho is appointed as third lieutenant on the 28 gun frigate Destiny.
    TB05047  $5.00




  • Kenton, Edna:  Simon Kenton His Life and Period 1755-1836.  Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930. First Edition, First printing. Good+ in black cloth covered boards with faded blue-green text on the spine and an embossed gilt profile of Simon Kenton on the front board. The front hinge is cracked and the rear hinge is starting, the cloth at the head of the spine at the rear joint is rubbed and worn. Despite the damage to the hinges the binding remains tight. This is the extremely scarce first edition of Edna Kenton's biography of Simon Kenton, whose role in the settlement of the Ohio River Valley was made famous by Allan Eckert in his award winning book, The Frontiersmen, which was the first volume in the Winning of America Series. 352 pages including an index, bibliography, text and illustrated with halftone plates, maps and facsimiles of signatures of early pioneers of Kentucky.
    TB17267  $250.00




  • Kesey, Ken:  Last Go Round.  New York: Viking, 1994. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. A true story that takes place in Pendleton, Oregon in 1911 around a broncbusting tournament.
    TB02087  $17.50



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    Ketchum, Richard M.:  The Winter Soldiers.  Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1973. Book Club Edition. Near fine in dark blue paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/2" with only hints of rubbing at the corners of the spine. In a near fine dust jacket. 435 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with maps, and reproductions of then contemporary works of art. A tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB25378  $30.00



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    Ketchum, Richard M.:  Divided Loyalties How The American Revolution Came To New York.  New York: A John Macrae Book/ Henry Holt and Company, (2002). First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 light blue cloth and blue paper boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket 447 pages of text including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and a list of principal characters. Illustrated with reproductions of contemporary works of art.
    TB26784  $20.00




  • Ketchum, Richard:  Will Rogers: The Man and His Times.  New York: American Heritage, 1973. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with modest wear at the corners of the front panel of this simulated bandana jacket. Small 4to measuring 10" x 7 1/4", 415 pages with index. A very broad and thorough examination of one of America's most beloved characters. Heavily illustrated with photographs.
    TB05553  $12.60




  • Ketchum, William C., Jr.:  The Catalog of American Collectibles.  New York: Mayflower Books, Inc., 1979. . Near fine in paper covered boards with dark brown text stamping on the spine and front board with very light shelf wear. In a very good+ dust jacket with a 1" closed tear at the upper edge of the front panel and fading to the spine area and outside edges of the front panel. "A fully illustrated guide to styles and prices." 320 pages containing an index, text and photographs by John Garetti.
    TB12161  $10.50



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    Khayyam, Omar:  The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam Rendered into English Verse By Edward Fitzgerald.  Garden City, NY: Garden City Books, 1952. Book of the Month Club Reprint. Fine in highly decorated tan cloth covered boards with a gilt on red title block on the spine with a green floral motif which extends across the front board with gilt borders. A small quarto measuring 9" by 6 1/2" with illustrated end sheets and the top edge of the text block gilt with the ghost of a prior owner's book plate on the front free end page. Without a dust jacket; however, the book is enclosed in a very good- paper covered slip case with the upper rear edge heavily worn. 197 pages of verse. Illustrated with drawings by Edmund Dulac. A very attractive book in a highly decorated binding.
    TB26254  $30.00



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    Khayyam, Omar:  Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam.  New York: Arden Book Company, n.d. (circa 1930's). . Very good+ in off-white cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and the same with gilt borders on the front board. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 1/4" with prior owner's names on the front paste down and the first free end page. Sewn in at the head of the spine is a silk placement ribbon. Without its issued dust jacket. "Rendered into English verse by Edward Fitzgerald. First and Fifth Versions". Illustrated with line drawings by Edmund J. Sullivan. 193 pages of text and illustrations.
    TB26253  $25.00



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    Khayyam, Omar:  The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.  New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1900. Reprint. Very good- in full dark green leather covers with gilt text stamping on the spine and front board with printed end sheets and with the top edge of the text block gilt. A 16mo measuring 6 1/8" by 4" with rubbing and wear to all edges and with the spine faded to a light brown. The silk placement ribbon is worn down at its free end and beginning to fray. Without a dust jacket probably as issued. 257 pages of text without illustrations. One of The Companion Classics by the publisher. "Translations by Edward FitzGerald and E. H. Whinfield and the prose version of Justin Huntly McCarthy with notes showing the variations in first three editions of FitzGerald's rendering." (from title page) A handsome little volume with no ownership marks or book plates.
    TB24803  $20.00



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    Khayyam, Omar:  Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.  New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., no date stated. No edition stated. Very good+ in highly gilt decorated, light green cloth covered boards with dark green designs on the spine and gilt decorations and text on the front board. An octavo of 8 5/8 by 5 7/8 inches with the cloth at the head of the spine worn as is the cloth over the tips of the boards. There is also a prior owner's book plate on the first free end page. Without a dust jacket. Unpaginated. Illustrated by an un-named artist with 16 color plates which are tipped-on.
    TB31480  $15.00



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    Khlebnikov, Kyrill Timofeevish:  Colonial Russian America Kyrill T. Khlebnikov's Reports 1817-1832.  Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society, 1976. Second printing of 1982. Fine in brick red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. A small quarto of 11 by 8 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. With an introduction and notes by Basil Dmytryshyn and E. A. P. Crownhart-Vaughan 158 pages including an index, bibliography, appendices all followed by a one page map. Illustrated with maps and from earlier works of art.
    TB30707  $25.00




  • Kidder, Tracy:  Old Friends.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page.
    TB02685  $17.50




  • Kidder, Tracy:  Among Schoolchildren.  New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. First Edtion. Fine In a fine dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page.
    TB02961  $17.50



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    Kilduff, Peter:  Richthofen Beyond The Legend Of The Red Baron.  London: Arms And Armour Press, 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine in bright orange cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 256 pages including an index, bibliography and text . Illustrated with black and white photographs. A clean, tight and handsome copy.
    TB25387  $20.00




  • Kilmeade, Brian, and Don Yaeger:  Thomas Jefferson And The Tripoli Pirates The Forgotten War That Changed American History.  New York: Sentinel, (2015). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 white and blue-green paper covered boards with red text on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 9/16 by 5 7/8 inches with map end sheets. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 238 pages including an index, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with maps, battle plans and a section of black and white and color reproductions of earlier works of art.
    TB28555  $25.00



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    Kilmer, Jayce:  Trees.  New York: George H. Doran Company, 1925. First Edition. Near fine in 1/4 orange cloth and decorated paper covered boards with a printed title on the front board. A 12mo measuring 7 7/8 by 4 3/4 inches with a prior owner's book plate on the first free end page. In a very good+ unclipped (no price) dust jacket with a number of very, shallow small chips and closed tears around its edges of which all closed tears have been reinforced with archival tape on its verso side. Unpaginated, but containing 14 leaves each illustrated with color images by E. MacKinstry.
    TB31276  $250.00



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    Kilpatrick, James J.:  The Foxes' Union And Other Stretchers, Tall Tales, And Discursive Reminiscences of Happy Years in Scrabble, Virginia.  McLean, Virginia: EPM Publications, Inc., (1977). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in medium brown cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket. with a short closed tear at the upper edge of the spine area. Signed, inscribed to "Fran and John" in 1977 in "Scrabble, VA" by the author on the first free end page. The author is most famous for being a nationally syndicated political commentator. 174 pages of text. Illustrated with humorous line drawings by Jeff MacNelly.
    TB27410  $20.00




  • Kimbrough, Emily:  Pleasure by the Busload.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1961. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in decorated yellow cloth and black paper covered boards with a gift inscription and date on the fly title page. In a very good+ dust jacket with a price clipped front flap and minimal wear and rubbing at the corners & a 1/4" closed tear at the upper edge of the spine area at the fold to the rear panel. With illustrations by Mircea Vasiliu. A chroncle of a trip through Portugal in a VW Microbus.
    TB12154  $10.50



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    Kime, Wayne R. (Editor):  The Powder River Expedition Journals of Colonel Richard Irving Dodge.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1997. First Edition, First printing. Fine in glossy black paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and with gray end sheets. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. An octavo measuring 9" tall by 6" deep containing 206 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with maps and reproductions of contemporary works of art. The handwritten journals of Colonel Richard Irving Dodge (from 1876 to 1877) are here published for the first time. Together these journals provide a first person, highly detailed account of General George Cook's Powder River Expedition against the Sioux and Cheyenne Indians.
    TB22816  $30.00



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    Kimmel, Stanley:  The Mad Brothers of Maryland.  Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1940). First Edition. Very good- in yellow-orange cloth covered boards with blue text on the spine and front board. An octavo measuring 9 1/4" by 6" with the cloth worn and rubbed at the head of the spine which is also slightly tanned. Laid-in within the book are the major remnants of the dust jacket. 400 pages including an index, comments (footnotes) and text. Illustrated with reproductions of early photographs. The book contains the signature of a prior owner (Max Showalter, a film, stage and television actor) and the date and place he was presented with the book.
    TB26547  $45.00



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    Kincaid, Robert L.:  The Wilderness Road.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1947. First Edition. Near fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and the same on the front board. An octavo of 8 1/2 by 5 3/4 inches. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with rubbing and wear to the upper edge of the spine area with two small chips at the upper corners of the same. Signed by the author on the second free end page. The first volume in The American Trails Series by Bobbs-Merrill. It is fitting that this book examines the first trail opened to begin the settlement of the west through what is now Virgina, Tennessee and Kentucky. A very handsome, tight and clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29395  $175.00




  • Kincaid, Jamaica:  Lucy.  New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, (1990). First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and white paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 164 pages of text.
    TB25085  $10.00



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    King, Moses:  King's Handbook Of Boston.  Cambridge, Mass.: Moses King, (1883). Fifth Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Very good+ in dark brown cloth covered boards which are beveled with gilt text and black decorations on the spine and on the front board. A small octavo measuring 7 3/4 by 5 1/2 inches with wear and rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and to the tips of the boards. With an earlier booksellers name and price in pencil on the verso of the first free end page. Without a dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by the author on March 14, 1884 on the first free end page. 360 pages including an index and text. "With over 200 illustrations from photographs made expressly for this work" (from the title page) A clean copy with the hinges and joints tight and strong.
    TB29069  $90.00




  • King, Dean:  Patrick O'Brian A Life Revealed.  London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2000. Second UK Printing. Fine in dark blue paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. The author has gained national recognition as an expert in nautical literature having written A Sea Of Words, Harbors and High. Signed by the author on the title page. Seas and has edited the Heart of Oak Series. This biography of the very private Patrick O'Brain represents a prodigious amount of research culminating in a very well reviewed book.
    TB13153  $15.00




  • King, Thomas:  Green Grass, Running Water.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine, Fine,
    TB02090  $14.70



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    Kingsley, Charles:  Westward Ho! Or: The Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, Of Burrough In The County Of Devon, In The Reign Of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth.  New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1947. First Edition. Both volumes of this complete two volume set are in near fine condition in 1/4 tan cloth and printed paper covered boards with black text and gilt and red decorations on the spines. Both volumes are small quartos measuring 10 1/2" by 7" with the cloth on the spines tanned. The two volumes are contained within a very good, paper covered slip case with some wear to the edges of the opening side. One of only 1,500 copies printed with this copy given a number of 232 and signed by the illustrator, Edward A. Wilson, at the rear of volume two. Volume I contains 292 pages. Volume II contains pages 293 through 576 followed by the limitation page. Both volumes are illustrated with color title pages, chapter headings and plates by Edward A. Wilson.
    TB27162  $30.00




  • Kingsolver, Barbara:  Pigs in Heaven.  New York: Harper Collins, 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. Reprinted seven times in the hardbound edition. Winner of the 1993 L. A. Times Book Award.
    TB03105  $12.25




  • Kingsolver, Barbara:  Prodigal Summer.  New York: HarperCollins, 2000. First Edition, First printing. Fine in green paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and illustrated end sheets. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 444 pages of text.
    TB23602  $10.00



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    Kingston, W. H. G. [William Henry Giles]:  Snow-Shoes And Canoes Early Days Of A Fur-Trader In the Hudson's Bay Territory.  Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1877. First Edition. Very good+ in red-brown cloth covered boards with beveled edges, with gilt text and decorations on the spine and black text and gilt illustration on the front board. A 12mo of 7 3/8 by 5 1/2 inches with gilt edges to the text block. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is very slightly rubbed and there is an early prior owner's name in pencil and date on the first free end page. Without a dust jacket and probably as issued. 336 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 24 plates from engravings. William Henry Giles Kingston (1814-1880) was a British writer of boys adventure series titles. (Wikipedia)
    TB31001  $250.00



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    Kinney, Kay:  Glass Craft Designing, Forming, Decorating.  Philadelphia: Chilton Books, (1962). First Edition. Very good in light blue cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and on the front board. A small quarto measuring 10 1/4" by 7" with mild dust staining to the top edge of the text block and slight fading to the cloth on the spine. Without a dust jacket. 178 pages including an index and a glossary. Illustrated with black and white and color photographs throughout.
    TB25800  $15.00



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    Kinnison, H. B.:  The New England Flood of November, 1927.  Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1929. . Very good+ in printed paper wraps over a stapled binding. Without a dust jacket as issued. A Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 636-C consisting of pages 45 to 100 followed by a fold- out map contained within the pocket at the rear of the book. This multi-color map is in perfect condition. The book is further illustrated with two sections of black and white photographs.
    TB28970  $35.00




  • Kinsella, W. P.:  Two Spirits Soar.  Toronto: Stoddart Pub. Co., 1990. First Canadian Edt.. Fine, In a near fine dust jacket with a few wrinkles at the top edge. Kinsella's tribute to his friend and Canadian painter Allen Sapp.
    TB04307  $45.50




  • Kinsella, W. P.:  Scars.  Canada: Oberon Press, 1978. First Edition, First printing. Fine in wraps. Signed by the author on the first free end paper.
    TB02146  $42.00




  • Kinsella, W. P.:  Red Wolf, Red Wolf.  Toronto: Collins Publishers, 1987. First Canadian. Near fine, with remainder mark on bottom edge, else fine. In a fine dust jacket.
    TB02071  $28.00




  • Kinsella, W. P.:  The Iowa Baseball Confederacy.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. First Amer. Edt.. Fine, In a near fine dust jacket with the ends of the spine area lightly wrinkled, else fine.
    TB03155  $28.00




  • Kinsella, W. P.:  Box Socials.  New York: Ballantine Books, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 light blue cloth and paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page with "Go the distance".
    TB01906  $26.95




  • Kinsella, W. P.:  Dance Me Outside.  Boston: David R. Godine, Pub, 1986. First U.S. Edition. Fine, In a near fine dust jacket with slight rubbing to the front panel. Author's First Book which was orig. pub. in Canada in 1977
    TB02490  $24.50




  • Kinsella, W. P.:  The Dixon Cornbelt League.  New York: HarperCollins Pub, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine In a fine dust jacket.
    TB03974  $21.00




  • Kinsella, W. P.:  The Moccasin Telegraph.  Boston: David R. Godine, Pub, 1984. First U.S. Edition. Fine in 1/4 yellow cloth and paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. The first US printing of the author's first book.
    TB04122  $21.00



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    Kinsella, W. P.:  Magic Time.  Toronto: Doubleday Canada Limited, 1998. First Edition, First printing. Fine in ivory paper covered boards with copper colored text stamped on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" tall by 5 3/8" deep. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with a faint dampness stains on the verso side of the jacket has created a faint stain to the lower edge of the rear panel on the recto side of the dust jacket. 230 pages of text. This is the first Canadian edition which preceded the first American edition published in 2001 by Voyageur Press.
    TB23275  $20.00




  • Kinsella, W. P.:  Brother Frank's Gospel Hour.  Dallas: SMU Press, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. Kinsella's newest book. A collection of short stories.
    TB04136  $17.50




  • Kinsella, W. P.:  Box Socials.  New York: Ballantine Books, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Fine In a fine dust jacket.
    TB02314  $17.15




  • Kinsella, W. P.:  Red Wolf, Red Wolf.  Toronto: Collins Publishers, 1987. First Canadian. Fine In a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the first free end paper.
    TB01341  $14.00



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    Kinzie, Mrs. John H.:  Wau-Bun The "Early Day" in the North-West.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1932. First thus. Very good+ in decorated red cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board and a gilt top edge to the text block. The cloth at the corners of the head and heel of the spine shows only minor rubbing and the gilt text is tarnished, but remains readable. There is a prior owner's name on the first free end page. A Lakeside Classic issued in 1932. The original publication of this book was printed in 1856 with a number of editions printed thereafter. 609 pages including an index. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife.
    TB31820  $45.00



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    Kipling, Rudyard:  Sea And Sussex From Rudyard Kipling's Verse.  Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1926. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in blue cloth covered boards with tarnished gilt text on the spine and bright gilt text on the front board. A small quarto measuring 9 7/8 by 7 1/2 inches with light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and light rubbing to the cloth at the tips of the boards. There is a prior owner's name on the first free end page. In a good, plain tan, printed dust jacket with text on the spine and front panel with shallow chips at the upper and lower edges of the spine area with soiling to both panels and spine area. A small quarto measuring 9 7/8 by 7 1/2 inches containing 94 pages of text and 24 full color plate illustrations by Donald Maxwell. Facing each of the 24 color plates, which show maritime scenes and landscapes of the English countryside, is a selection of verse by Kipling. An attractive copy.
    TB30615  $70.00



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    Kipling, Rudyard:  Soldier Tales.  London: Macmillan And Co., Ltd., 1900. Reprint of 1900. Very good+ in 3/4 red calk and pink cloth covered boards with five raised bands on the spine with two black leather labels with gilt text and gilt decorations in the compartments. The end sheets are marbled paper and the top edge of the text block is gilt. A 12mo of 7 1/4 by 5 inches with the leather worn through over the tips of the boards and the leather is rubbed at the head and heel of the spine. 172 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 20 plates and small engraved vignettes at the head of each story. A collection of seven short stories including: With The Main Guard, The Drums of the Fore and Aft, The Man Who Was, The Courting of Dinah Shadd, The Incarnation of Krishna Mulvaney, The Taking of Lungungpen and The Madness of Private Ortheris.
    TB30613  $60.00



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    Kipling, Rudyard:  Tales of East and West.  Avon, Conn.: The Limited Editions Club, 1976. Limited Edition. Fine in green and purple cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt decorations around the author's initials on the front board. A small quarto measuring 10 1/2" by 8". Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a fine, paper covered slip case. One of only 2,000 copies printed with this copy identified as number 435 and signed by the illustrator, Charles Raymond. Selections by Bernard Bergonzi. 375 pages of text and illustrated with line drawings and color lithographs by Charles Raymond. A very tight, clean and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB28072  $50.00



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    Kipling, Rudyard:  Kim.  New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., c.1901. Reprint. Very good+ in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and designs on the spine and the blind embossed facsimile of the author's signature on the front board. A small octavo of 7 7/8 by 5 1/2 inches with a prior owner's name and date on the first free end page. The front and rear end sheets show foxing at the hinges where there was a reaction with the glues used in binding. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with the spine tanned and with numerous short closed tears around the edges of the panels and spine area. 376 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece and with ten plates of bas-relief sculptures from photographs by J. L. Kipling.
    TB30607  $50.00



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    Kipling, Rudyard:  The Five Nations.  New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1903. First Edition. Very good+ in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text and a black design of a Viking ship under sail on the spine with a larger version of the same repeated on the front board together with embossed black borders. A small octavo of 7 7/8 by 5 1/4 inches with light rubbing and wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and with a tiny, prior owner's signature and date of "1903" on the front paste down. Without a dust jacket. 215 pages containing a collection of 53 poems. (David Alan Richards, Rudyard Kipling A Bibliography, A191)
    TB30767  $50.00



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    Kipling, Rudyard:  Stories.  Franklin Center, Penn.: Franklin Library, 1978. Collector's Edition. Fine in gilt decorated,dark red leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine, all edges of the text block are gilt, a silk placement ribbon is sewn in at the head of the text, with silk end sheets 429 pages of text Illustrated by Walter Rane. A collection of 17 short stories. Part of the Franklin Library's Collected Stories of The World's Greatest Writers.
    TB31067  $45.00



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    Kipling, Rudyard:  The Day's Work.  London: Macmillan And Co., 1898. First Edition, First Printing. Very good+ in blue pebbled cloth covered boards with faded gilt text on the spine and bright gilt ornamental band across the upper edge of the front board. A small octavo of 7 1/2 by 5 inches with a 1/4" deep by 3/4" long chip to the cloth at the head of the spine which is tanned, a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down and a book seller's name and notation of "First Edition" on the first free end page. Without its issued dust jacket. 381 pages of text followed by the publisher's ads of 16 pages dated "15.9.98". A collection of 12 short stories. (Richards, A116)
    TB30230  $30.00



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    Kipling, Rudyard:  Abaft the Funnel.  New York: B. W. Dodge & Company, 1909. First Edition, First Printing. Very good+ in its original dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and front board on top of embossed cover and spine with the recesses in black with the silhouette of a sailing ship. A small octavo of 7 1/2 by 5 inches with a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down and with light rubbing and wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. The book lacked a jacket until the third printing. 360 pages of text. A collection of 31 short stories. This copy is the unauthorized US printing of one of Kipling's earlier works. The first authorized US edition was published by Doubleday Page & Company in 1909. (Richards; A227 & A232)
    TB31533  $30.00



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    Kipling, Rudyard:  Collectanea Being Certain reprinted verses as written by Rudyard Kipling.  New York: M. F. Mansfield & A. Wessels, n.d. [1898]. Second Edition. Very near fine in red, ribbed cloth covered boards with gilt text and borders on the front board with printed end sheets A 16mo of 6 1/2 by 3 1/2 inches with modest light soiling to the front board. Without a dust jacket. One of only 500 cloth bound copies printed. This copy lacks the limitation page which appeared in the first limited edition printed earlier in the same year. 32 pages of text. A collection of five verses including: The Explanation; The Vampire; Mandalay; Recessional and The Three Captains. (Richards, E1-26)
    TB30609  $25.00



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    Kipling, Rudyard:  Two Forewords.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co. Inc., 1935. First Edition, Limited Edition. Very near fine in 1/4 black cloth and marbled paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small octavo of 7 1/2 by 5 1/8 inches with foxing to the paste downs due to a reaction with the glue used in binding. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a good, paper covered slip case which is worn at the opening edges and around all joints. One of only 950 copies printed. All of the pages in this edition are unopened as the text appears only on the rectos or versos. 31 pages of text. (Richards, A428)
    TB30610  $25.00



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    Kipling, Rudyard:  Independence Rectorial Address Delivered At St. Andrews October 10, 1923.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1924. Early reprint. Very good+ in light green paper covered boards with a printed paper label on the front board. A 12mo of 7 3/8 by 4 7/8 inches with small chips to the paper covering over the spine. Without a dust jacket. 33 pages of text. The first edition was published in 1923.
    TB30612  $20.00




  • Kipling, Rudyard:  Traffics and Discoveries.  New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1904. First Edition. An x-library copy which is in very good+ condition in decorated green cloth covered boards with gilt text stampings and black decorations on the spine and front board and a gilt top edge to the text block. There is light rubbing at the head and heel of the spine, two library stamps on the front end paper, the ghost of a library date sheet on the rear free end paper and a library pocket at the rear end paper. Overall this remains an attractive first edition copy of one of Kipling's lesser known works. 363 pages of text.
    TB16718  $10.50



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    Kippling, Rudyard:  The Seven Seas.  New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1898. Reprint. Very good+ in light green buckram covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt text and decorations on the front board. The top edge of the text block is gilt. A 12mo of 7 3/8 by 5 inches with rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and with a prior owner's name in ink on the first free end page. Without a dust jacket and probably as issued. 209 pages of text. A collection of 43 poems the last 18 of which come from Barrack-Room Ballads.
    TB30614  $20.00



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    Kirme, Kaalu:  Eesti Nahkehistoo.  Tallinn, Kunst, Estonia: Kirjastus, 1973. . Fine in tan cloth covered boards with red text embossed on the spine and on the front board. A small quarto measuring 10" by 8" with an insignificant bump to the lower, fore corner of the front board. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with several small chips from the ends of the spine area and from the fore corners of the panels. 180 pages of text in Estonian. Illustrated with 151 black and white photographs and 6 color plates.
    TB26620  $65.00




  • Kittredge, William:  Who Owns the West?.  San Francisco: Mercury House, 1996. First Edition. Fine in wraps not printed in a hardbound format. as issued. Three essays with both a prologue and an epilogue dealing with the West of the past and the West of the future. The author is on the faculty of the University of Montana.
    TB05663  $65.00




  • Kittredge, William:  Hole in the Sky.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards with a old price in black ink on the first free end paper, otherwise fine. In a near fine dust jacket. Well reviewed by Louise Erdrich, Tom McGuane, Annie Dillard, Ivan Doig and James Welch. A memoir of a family's conquest of land in The Great Basin.
    TB07967  $21.00



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    Klein, Woody:  Westport Connecticut The Story of a New England Town's Rise to Prominence.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 red cloth and dark gray paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 10" by 7" with a gift inscription on the first free end page. In a near fine unclipped dust jacket with a 3/4" closed tear at the lower edge of the front panel of the jacket. Signed by the author on the first free end page. 382 pages including an index, text and illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. With a foreword by Joanne Woodward.
    TB28934  $40.00




  • Klevar, Harvey L.:  Erskin Caldwell: A Biography.  Knoxville: University of Tennessee P, 1993. First Edition, First printing. Very good with library stamp on top edge, pocket removed from rear FEP, and jacket glued to end papers. Otherwise tight, clean & nice. In a near fine dust jacket but glued to the end papers of the book. A 483 page (with index) biography of Erskin Caldwell with pictures through out.
    TB05138  $24.50



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    Knapp, Lewis G.:  In Pursuit of Paradise History of the Towns of Stratford, Connecticut.  West Kennebunk, Maine: Phoenix Publishing, (1989). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 cloth and off white cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt text on the front board. A small quarto of 11 by 8 3/8 inches with mild spots of dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with light rubbing and wear to the ends of the spine area and with a 3/4 inch closed tear at the lower edge of the front panel. One of only 4,000 copies printed. 359 pages including an index. Illustrated throughout from earlier works of art and from black and white photographs.
    TB31006  $50.00



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    Knesebeck, Herta v. d. Else Wenz-Vietor: Weihnachten.  Gerhard Stalling: Oldenburger, 1932. 222. Tausent. Very good+ in 1/4 red cloth and illustrated paper covered boards. A quarto of 11 by 8 1/2 inches with wear and rubbing to the paper and tips of the boards. The hinges and joints are tight and strong and the contents show no damage. Without a dust jacket. The text is entirely in German. Unpaginated, but containing 15 pages of text and illustrations by Else Wenz-Vietor.
    TB30352  $45.00



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    Knopf, Richard C.:  Anthony Wayne A Name In Arms.  Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1960. First Edition, First printing. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text and horizontal rules on the spine and with map end sheets. A small quarto measuring 9" by 6" with a small prior owner's book plate on the verso of the first free end page. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with minor soiling to the front panel. 566 pages including an extensive index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with maps and black and white photographic reproductions of contemporary works of art. Subtitled: "Soldier, Diplomat, Defender of Expansion Westward of a Nation". A significant part of the book is the Wayne-Knox-Pickering-McHenry Correspondence.
    TB27704  $30.00




  • Knowles, John:  The Private Life of Axie Reed.  New York: E P Dutton, 1986. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket.
    TB01914  $14.00




  • Knowles, John:  Indian Summer.  New York: Random House, 1966. First Edition, First printing. Fine In a near fine dust jacket.
    TB00305  $7.00



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    Knox, Dudley W., Captain:  Naval Documents Related to the United States Wars With The Barbary Powers Volumes I through V Naval Operations Including Diplomatic Background from 1785 Through April 1805.  Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1939-1944. First Edition. A five volume, ex-library set all in very good+ to near fine conditions in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt text stampings on the spines. The library call numbers have been deleted from the spines. There are library plates with "withdrawn" stamps on the front paste downs, and with embossed, punch-through stamps of the library on the title pages and pockets and date due pages adhered to the rear end pages. Volume I contains 718 pages including an index with illustrations one fold-out plan of fortifications of Algiers and two fold-out maps. Volume II contains 598 pages including an index, illustrations and five fold-out maps. Volume III contains 639 pages including an index with illustrations and with four fold-out maps. Volume IV contains 587 pages including an index with plates and three fold-out maps. Volume V contains 639 pages including an index with illustrations and three maps, two of which fold-out, and a fold-out table.
    TB29229  $450.00




  • Knutson, Amy, and Colleen Sell:  Biblio: The Magazine for Collectors of Books, Manuscripts, and Ephemera (Complete Run of 31 issues).  Eugene: Aster Publishing Corporation, 1996-1999. . A complete run of all thirty-one issues of Biblio Magazine from the opening issue (Vol. 1, Number 1) of July/August, 1996 to the last issue (Vol. 4, Number 4) of April, 1999. All issues are in fine condition with no wear, rubbing or soiling to the covers, edges or pages. There are several duplicates which are included with the set: one extra of Nov./Dec, 1996, and two extras of May, 1997. A wonderfully written and researched magazine with an unfortunately short life to the great disappointment to many subscribers. As the set weighs just in excess of 18 pounds our fixed rate postal costs can not be applied. Please contact Town's End Books for a shipping cost estimate.
    TB23912  $200.00



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    Koch, Ronald P.:  Dress Clothing of the Plains Indians.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, (1977). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in bright red-orange cloth covered boards with metallic blue and copper colored text stamping on the spine. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches with a 3" long black ink mark in the hinge area between the front paste down and free end page. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. The 140th volume in The Civilization of the American Indian Series. 219 pages including an index, chapter notes, text and illustrated with drawings and photographs in both color and black and white.
    TB30114  $45.00




  • Koestler, Arthur:  Reflections On Hanging.  New York: The Macmillan Company, 1957. First Edition, First printing. Very good- in black cloth covered boards with silver colored text on the spine and front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/2" with a prior owner's name on the front paste down and on the first free end page and with rubbing and wear to the cloth at the corners of the spine. Without its issued dust jacket. 231 pages including an index, a list of references and sources and text. An examination of capital punishment by way of hanging in England.
    TB23560  $30.00



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    Koke, Richard J.:  Accomplice In Treason Joshua Hett Smith and the Arnold Conspiracy.  New York: New York Historical Society, 1973. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in black cloth covered boards with white and red text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 10" by 7" with the facsimile signature of Joshua H. Smith on the front board. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 325 pages of text including an index, bibliography, appendices and chapter notes. Illustrated with map end sheets, reproductions of contemporary works of art, photographs.
    TB26775  $70.00



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    Koslow, Tony:  The Silent Deep The Discovery, Ecology and Conservation of the Deep Sea.  Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, (2007). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in black cloth covered boards with bold silver colored text on the spine. ;A small quarto of 9 1/2 by 8 1/4 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 270 pages including an index, glossary, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with a section of plates from color photographs.
    TB30876  $25.00



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    Krakauer, Jon:  Into Thin Air.  New York: Villard Books, 1997. First Edition, First printing. Fine, in 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and the author's initials on the front board. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. This contributing writer to Outside magazine has won praise for his previous book: Into The Wild and has had two best sellers to his credit. This title was made into a recent movie. A clean, tight and bright copy with no names, dates, notations or prior owner book plates.
    TB25677  $50.00




  • Kramer, Frederick A.:  Building The Independent Subway.  New York: Quadrant Press, Inc., 1990. First Edition. Very good in heavy, stiff, printed, wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/2" with a 1" chip from the fore edge of the front panel. Without a dust jacket as issued. 81 pages of text and photographs detailing the history of the Interborough Rapid Transit Co. "The Technology and Intense Struggle of New York City's Most Gigantic Venture".
    TB25582  $30.00




  • Kraulis, J. A.:  The Rocky Mountains Crest of a Continent.  New York: Facts on File Publications, 1986. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in dark blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. Without a dust jacket. 200 pages including an appendix, text by John Gault and illustrated by beautiful full color photography by J. A. Kraulis.
    TB17783  $6.00



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    Kraus, Joe W.:  Copeland & Day 69 Cornhill, Boston 1893-1899.  Philadelphia: George S. MacManus Co., 1979. First Edition. Near fine in green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 7 3/8 inches with a gift inscription on the first free end page. Without a dust jacket. One of only 500 copies issued. 179 pages including an index and text listing and describing 108 titles published by Copeland & Day. Illustrated with black and white images of publisher's devices and images of front covers of books.
    TB29727  $25.00




  • Krementz, Jill:  The Writer's Image Literary Portraits.  Boston: David R. Godine, 1980. First Edition, First printing. Very near fine in navy blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. The outside edges of the boards is very slightly faded; otherwise the book is in fine condition. In a very good- price clipped dust jacket with rubbing at the folds and a short closed tear to the lower edge of the spine area at the fold to the front panel. A preface by Kurt Vonnegut and an introduction by Trudy Butner Krisher of 6 pages precedes this photographer's black and white portraits of this century's literary greats. These photographs include Eudora Welty, Robert Coles, Robert Penn Warren, William Saroyan, Thornton Wilder, Nelson Algren, Studs Terkel, Tennessee Williams, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Saul Bellow, Doris Lessing, Edmund Wilson, Marianne Moore, W. H. Auden, Joyce Carol Oates, James Jones, Joseh Heller, Gore Vidal, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Jean Genet, William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Tom Wolfe, Jerzy Kosinski, Arthur Miller, Truman Capote, Walker Percy, Christopher Isherwood, Margaret Drabble, Toni Morrison, Alberto Moravia, J. P. Donleavy, John Cheever, Philip Roth, John Ashbery, Elixabeth Hardwick, Edward Albee, Lillian Hellman, Katherine Anne Porter, Irwin Shaw, John D. Macdonald, Rex Stout, Georges Simenon, Eugene Ionesco, Irivng Stone, Herman Wouk, Paul Theroux, S. J. Perelma and many more.
    TB18992  $40.00



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    Krey, August C.:  The First Crusade The Accounts Of Eye-Witnesses And Participants.  Mansfield Centre, Conn.: Martino Publishing, 2006. Facsimile Reprint. Fine in light gray cloth covered boards with dark blue text on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 6 3/4". Without a dust jacket as issued. 299 pages including chapter notes and text. A facsimile reprint of the author's first printing of this title in 1921 by the Princeton University Press.
    TB27399  $70.00



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    Kricher, John C.:  Southeastern And Caribbean Seshores.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1988. First American 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 368 pages including an index. Illustrated with color photographs the author and with drawings by Gordon Morrison.
    TB23405  $25.00



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    Kristol, Irving, Martin Diamond, and G. Warren Nutter:  The American Revolution: Three Views.  New York: American Brands, Inc., 1975. Limited First Edition. Very near fine in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine are very slightly rubbed. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of only 9,980 limited edition copies printed by American Brands. Three distinguished historians present their essays on The American Revolution.
    TB21908  $10.00




  • Krutch, Joseph Wood:  The Best Nature Writing of Joseph Wood Krutch.  New York: William Morrow & Co., 1969. First Edition, First printing. Fine in light brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with a 3/4" closed tear at the upper edge of the rear panel at the fold and with light rubbing on the front panel. A collection of 34 essays and stories selected and edited by the author.
    TB07207  $24.50



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    Kukla, Jon:  A Wilderness So Immense The Louisiana Purchase and the Destiny of America.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. Reprint. Fine in full black paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket (there is no price on the dust jacket flap). 430 pages including an index, chapter notes, appendices and text. Illustrated with maps, photographs and reproductions of contemporary works of art. A stimulating read and engrossing source of information which uncovers the intrigue and politics before, during and after the Louisiana Purchase.
    TB22815  $15.00



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    Kunhardt, C. P.:  Small Yachts Their Design And Construction.  New York: Forest And Stream Publishing Company, 1885. First Edition. Very good+ in decorated brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt and black text and an illustration of a yawl on the front cover with black roped borders. A folio of 14 5/8 by 10 3/4 inches with a gift inscription on the front paste down together with two stamped prior owner's names and with three written prior owner's names on the title page. Numerous torn pages throughout the text block have been professionally mended with archival tape with the majority placed on the verso side of each page. It must be noted that the paper used to carry the print, illustrations and plates for this title are now extremely brittle. As a result, few copies of this publication remain. Of interest is the gift inscription on the front paste down which notes the fact that this copy was given to "Bror Tamm by Francis L. Herreshoff of Bristol, R.I. 1925". The title page bears the signatures of three of its first owners: William S. Eaton, Jr (Sept. 28, 1885), F. L. Herreshoff (1924) and Bror Tamm (1925). Bror Tamm (1890-1981) was a famous boat builder and naval architect from the greater Boston area. He had a close friendship with Francis L. Herreshoff. 369 pages including an appendix and text. Illustrated with 63 plates and numerous line drawings within the text.
    TB31418  $800.00




  • Kuralt, Charles:  Charles Kuralt's America.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket.
    TB03144  $17.50




  • Kuralt, Charles:  A Life on the Road.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1990. First Edition, First printing. Fine Fine with two identical dust jackets
    TB01283  $5.25




  • Kurismmootil, K. C. Joseph:  Heaven and Hell on Earth: An Appreciation of Five Novels of Graham Greene.  Chicago: Loyola University Press, 1982. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. With a prior owner's name written on the upper edge of the first free end page Without the original dust jacket. A biography of the writer Graham Greene. 242 pages of text .
    TB17607  $5.00



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    Kurutz, Gary F.:  The California Gold Rush.  San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1997. First Edition. Fine in royal blue buckram cloth with a large gilt on black title label on the spine. A small quarto measuring 10 3/8 by 6 3/4 inches containing 771 pages including an index, a list of references consulted with 705 titles. Without its issued plain white dust jacket. One of only 1,000 copies printed. Quoting from the title page: "A descriptive Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets Covering the Years 1848-1853."
    TB27350  $175.00






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