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  • Click on Image to expandRabelais, Francois:  The Histories of Gargantua and Pantagruel.  Franklin Center, Penn.: The Franklin Library, 1978. A Limited Edition. Both volumes of this two volume set are fine in full rich bright dark blue leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spines 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 ribbons sewn-in at the head of the spines. All three edges of the text blocks are in gilt. Both are small quartos measuring 9 1/8 by 5 3/4 inches. Volume I contains 347 pages and volume II contains pages 351 to 772. Illustrated by Gustave Dore. This set comes from The Franklin Press' collection of The Great Books of the Western World. A beautiful, tight, clean and crisp set with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB30620  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandRadde, Bruce:  The Merritt Parkway.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993. Second Printing. Fine in bright yellow cloth covered boards with black text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2"by 8 1/2". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 135 pages including an index, chapter notes and text. Illustrated throughout with both color and black and white photographs. "The Merritt Parkway, built in the 1930's to connect Connecticut's Fairfield County with New York State, was one of the earliest attempts to cope with America's new obsession with the automobile. This book traces the history of the Merritt Parkway from the proposals for its construction and design in the early 1920's to its triumphant completion in 1940. ...it is no only a picturesque tour of a renowned Connecticut landmark, but is also an appraisal of a major contribution to the built environment - one recently placed on the National Register of Historic Places." (from jacket flap)
    TB22834  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandRader, Jesse L.:  South Of Forty, from the Mississippi to the Rio Grande: A Bibliography.  Mansfield Centre, Conn.: Martino Publishing, n.d. [2001]. Facsimile Reprint. Fine in light gray buckram with black text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 10" by 7 1/2". Without a dust jacket as issued. 336 pages including an index and text. Listing nearly 4,000 individual titles associated with the American Southwest. This is a facsimile reprint edition of the original book published by the University of Oklahoma Press in 1947.
    TB27392  $75.00



  • Raine, William MacLeod:  Famous Sheriffs & Western Outlaws.  Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929. First Edition, First printing. Very good in dark green cloth covered boards with orange text on the spine and front board. The front hinge is starting and the cloth at the head and heel of the spine is lightly rubbed. Without its issued dust jacket which is seldom seen. 294 pages of text. As stated in Ramon F. Adams' bibliography, Six-Guns and Saddle Leather, this title is "One of the author's earlier nonfiction books, and one in which he covers the subject fairly thoroughly. Like most books about outlaws, it contains some mistakes." (Six-Guns 1784)
    TB21436  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandRalph, Julian:  Our Great West.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1893. First Edition, First printing. Very good in decorated light tan cloth covered boards with gilt and red decorations with light wear and rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine with minor soiling to the spine and covers. Without a dust jacket. A very attractive, tight and clean copy. "A study of the Present Conditions and Future Possibilities of New Commonweaths and Capitals of the United States." 478 pages (with 4 page catalog following) of text, maps and 34 illustrations with a frontis by Frederic Remington.
    TB08038  $35.00



  • Randall, Willard Sterne:  Benedict Arnold: Patriot and Traitor.  New York: Wm. Morrow & Company, 1990. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards with slight fading around the edges of the boards. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with short pieces of tape on the panels and flaps. A biography of Benedict Arnold by an award winning journalist and a recognized historian who has uncovered new materials to help resolve the mystery of why Arnold may have changed sides. Illustrated with a section of black and white photographs and maps.
    TB20104  $30.00



  • Randolph, Edmund:  Hell among the Yearlings.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1978. First thus. Fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations to the spine and to the front board and with a gilt top edge to the text block. The Lakeside Classic release of 1978. Originally published in Great Britain in 1955 under the title: Don't Fence Them In. 400 pages including an index and followed by a list of the previously issued Lakeside Classics.
    TB25029  $20.00



  • Ranson, Will:  Selective Check Lists of Press Books, A Compilation of All Important & Significant Private Presses, or Press Books Which are Collected Parts One through Nine.  New York: Philip C. Duschnes, 1945-1948. All first editions. All seven volumes are in very good condition in heavy paper wraps with stapled bindings. Each volume is stamped with a entry number on the front panel just above "New York" and all but Part Nine is stamped with "Order Dept." at the upper edge of the front panel with a small rubber stamp. The set contains Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four, Parts Five and Six, Parts Seven and Eight and Part Nine.
    TB18300  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandRapp, Marvin A.:  Canal Water and Whiskey Tall Tales from the Erie Canal Country.  New York: Twayne Publishers, Inc., (1965). First Edition. Near fine in light green cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and front board. An octavo of 8 3/16 by 5 1/2 inches with a small stain at the bottom of the front board. In a very good, price clipped dust jacket. 189 pages including an index. Illustrated with drawings by Norman Truesdale.
    TB29620  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandRathbun, Jonathan, Rufus Avery and Stephen Hempstead:  Narrative of Jonathan Rathbun With Accurate Accounts of the Capture of Groton Fort.  no city stated [New London]: No publisher stated, (1840). First edition. Very good in original gray-green cloth covered boards with a rebacked spine with the majority of the original back strip reapplied. A 12mo measuring 7 3/16 by 4 1/2 inches with dampness stains to the front end sheets and with faint dampness stains to the lower fore corner margins on the pages. There is also a name of an early prior owner at the top edge of the title page. A collection of three eye witness accounts of the attack on and taking of Fort Griswold on Sept. 6, 1781 by the British near the end of the Revolutionary War. The complete title reads: "Narrative of Jonathan Rathbun with accurate accounts of the capture of Groton Fort, the massacre that followed, and the sacking and burning of New London, September 6, 1781 by the British Forces, under the command of the Traitor Benedict Arnold." Additional, eye witness narratives by Rufus Avery and Stephen Hempstead are included as well as an appendix containing six essays dealing with Arnold's desertion from West Point; an "Anecdote of Mrs. Bailey" giving her petticoat to be used as flannel for cartridges; a "Eulogy on General Washington"; and, the names of those killed and wounded in the Battle of Fort Griswold. 80 pages of text. (Howes R-68; Gephart, 6381; Sabin, 2489 & 67952)
    TB28797  $350.00



  • Click on Image to expandRathjen, Frederick W.:  The Texas Panhandle Frontier.  Austin: University of Texas Press, (1975). Second Printing, First printing. Fine in tan cloth covered boards with a silver on black title block on the spine. In a very good+ price clipped dust jacket with 1" by 1/2' deep chip from the upper edge of the front panel and with heavy rubbing and wear to the ends of the spine area. 286 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with maps and a section of black and white photographs. Volume number 12 in the M. K. Brown Range Life Series.
    TB25803  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandRawlings, Marjorie Kinnan:  The Yearling.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. Very near fine in its original, tan cloth covered boards with green text on the spine and the same on the front board with a boy holding a fawn. An octavo of 8 1/4 by 5 1/2 inches with soiling to the cloth in the front gutter and light soiling to the top edge of the text block. In a good+, unclipped dust jacket with extensive repairs to the numerous chips and closed tears around the edges and to the folds to the flaps using archival tape to the verso side of the jacket. Laid-in at the front of the book is a book review from the New York Times dated April 3, 1938. 428 pages of text with woodcuts on the title page and chapter headings by Edward Shenton. Winner of the 1939 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
    TB30555  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expandRawls, Walton:  The Great Book of Currier & Ives' America.  New York: Abbeville Press Publishers, 1979. Signed Limited First Edition. Fine in heavy cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with an illustrated paper label on the front board. The rear end paper has the blind embossed seal of a prior owner. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is housed in an elegantly made full leather covered slip case with gilt decorations and text stamping. Signed by the author on the second free end paper and numbered 898 out of only 3,000 copies numbered and signed. A folio measuring 15 1/2" tall by 12" deep containing 487 pages with 400 illustrations 300 of which are in full color.
    TB18729  $150.00



  • Click on Image to expandRay, Verne F.:  Lewis and Clark and the Nez Perce Indians.  Washington, DC: Potomac Corral, The Westerners, 1971. First Edition. Near fine with the upper inch of spine bumped and four small areas at the lower edge of the front board eatten away by insects. No jacket appears to have been issued with this title. Copy number 77 of 250 numbered and signed copies offered for sale and signed by the author on the verso of the frontispiece. 26 pages with a fold out map at the rear.
    TB04905  $65.00



  • Click on Image to expandRedding, Saunders:  The Lonesome Road.  Garden City: Doubleday, 1958. First Edition. Very good in decorated tan cloth covered boards with the front hinge cracked. In a very good unclipped dust jacket with shallow chipping to the ends of the spine area and with chips at the fore corners of the panels. The 11th volume in The Mainstream of AmericaSeries which deals with the story of the Negro's part in America's history and development. 355 pages including an index.
    TB29102  $15.00



  • Click on Image to expandRediker, Marcus:  The Amistad Rebellion An Atlantic Odyssey Of Slavery And Freedom.  New York: Viking, (2012). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black and light blue paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine and the author's gold stamped initials on the front board. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 288 pages including a list of sources, an index, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with a section of color and black and white plates, maps and a number of drawings within the text.
    TB27455  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandRedoute, Pierre-Joseph:  The Redoute Album: Includes a Suite of Eighty-Four Bouquets Never Before Published and a Selection from The Lilies.  Woodstock, NY: The Overlook Press, 1991. . Fine in dark red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A folio of 13 1/2 by 10 1/4 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket with a barely noticeable cut of 3" to the center of the front panel. 484 color plates preceded by five page preface by Graham Arader. An exquisite copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30679  $85.00



  • Click on Image to expandReed, Myrtle:  Master of the Vineyard.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1910. Reprint of October, 1910. Very good+ in lavender cloth covered boards with gilt text and designs on the spine and a colorful gilt and burgundy arrangement of text, vines and grapes on the front board. A small octavo of 7 13/16 by 5 inches with the top edge of the text block gilt. There is light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and with a gift inscription dated "1910" on the front free end page. Without a dust jacket. 372 pages which are printed in both red and black. Illustrated with a color frontispiece based on a painting by Blendon Campbell which is protected with a printed tissue guard. The decorative cover art to the front board in a wonderful Art Nouveau style by Margaret Armstrong as indicated by her initials "MA" in the lower right corner.
    TB29237  $35.00



  • Click on Image to expandReeman, Douglas:  Rendezvous-South Atlantic.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1972. First Edition. Fine in black cloth covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine. In a very near fine, price clipped dust jacket with minor light flecking to the colors at the extreme upper edge of the spine area. The story of the British merchantman SS Benbecula which was converted to an armed merchant cruiser during 1941. 320 pages of text. An extremely handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB26634  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandReeman, Douglas:  With Blood and Iron.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in royal blue cloth covered boards with dark blue text on the spine and decorations on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 3/8" by 5 1/2". In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with minor edge wear to the ends of the spine area. A nautical fiction novel which takes place during early 1944 as the battle of the Atlantic is finally beginning to turn against the German's very successful use of their U-boats. 288 pages of text. An uncommon early title by Reeman in very collectable condition.
    TB28385  $22.50



  • Click on Image to expandReeman, Douglas:  In Danger's Hour.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1988. First U.S. Edition. Near fine in 1/4 white cloth and blue-gray paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. The story of the HMS Rob Roy, a minesweeper, during World War I 319 pages of text.
    TB18138  $10.00



  • Reeman, Douglas:  The Iron Pirate.  London: Heinemann, 1986. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark blue paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. The 26th book under the author's true name. It takes place in 1944 aboard the German heavy-cruiser Luitpold which is ordered from the Baltic to take prizes in the North Atlantic.
    TB16008  $7.00



  • Click on Image to expandReeman, Douglas:  Torpedo Run.  New York: William Morrow & Co., 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 blue-gray cloth and light blue paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 290 pages of text. The author's 26th novel of sea fiction set on the Black Sea during 1943 where the Russians are supported by a small group of British torpedo boats.
    TB30142  $6.00



  • Reeman, Douglas:  Badge of Glory.  New York: Wm. Morrow & Co., 1984. First U.S. Edition. Very near fine in 1/4 white cloth and paper covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine which is slightly cocked. In a very good+ but price clipped dust jacket with the upper edge of the spine area slightly rubbed. 357 pages of text. The author's 22nd book under his own name and his first novel in the Blackwood series.
    TB25663  $5.00



  • Reid, James D.:  The Telegraph In America Its Founders Promoters and Noted Men.  New York: Derby Brothers, 1879. First Edition. Very good+ in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board together with gilt designs and a black border around the edges of the boards. The top edge of the text block is gilt and the other edges are stained red. A small quarto of 9 11/16 by 6 1/2 inches with wear and rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine, the cloth at the tips of the boards is worn through and there is a prior owner's name written in pencil with a date of "1879" written on the clay coated first free end sheet. There is also a handwritten note at the top of the first preface page, a second note on page 1 and two check marks on page 822. Without a dust jacket and probably as issued. The joints are tight and strong and the hinges are starting. 846 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Samuel F. B. Morse, an engraved title page, 44 steel engraved portraits on plates (with tissue guards) and vignettes and a number of drawings within the text. Contains sections on the Morse Memorial and American Telegraphic History as well as the histories of a number of telegraph companies.
    TB30794  $700.00



  • Click on Image to expandReid, W. Max:  Lake George and Lake Champlain The War Trail of the Mohawk.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1910. First Edition. Very good+ in dark blue ribbed cloth covered boards with gilt text stampings on the spine and front board and with an illustrated paper plate on the front board with light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine, minor foxing to the end sheets and with a prior owner's name and date of 1910 on the third free end sheet. The top edge of the text block is gilt. Without a dust jacket. 381 pages including an index followed by seven pages of ads. With 84 illustrations from photographs and with three fold-out maps, two of which are in color.
    TB30054  $95.00



  • Reid, Captain Mayne:  The Boy Tar; or, A Voyage in the Dark.  Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1864. Author's Edition. Good in decorated red cloth covered boards with blind embossing to the boards with faded gilt text on the spine. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is worn and frayed and the first free end paper is missing and the boards have some staining. Without a dust jacket. With twelve illustrations by Charles S. Keene. 356 pages.
    TB20045  $10.00



  • Reinfeld, Fred:  The Way To Better Chess.  New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1937. Stated First Edition. Very good+ in black cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/4 by 5 1/2 inches with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine worn and rubbed and a prior owner's name on the first free end page. Without its issued dust jacket. 229 pages of text. Illustrated with 119 diagrams.
    TB23548  $10.00



  • Remise & Jean Fondin, Jac:  The Golden Age of Toys.  Switzerland: Edita Lausanne, 1967. . Fine in bright red cloth covered boards with bright gilt text stampings on the spine and front board. In a fine jacket with no rubbing, wear or marks of any kind and with the price intact on the rear flap. The book is contained within a near fine slip case which shows only a few small areas of rubbing to one side of the case. 252 pages of text with hundreds of black and white and color photographs through-out. A beautiful copy of this title with no names, dates or prior owner's notations or book plates.
    TB13747  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expandRemley, David A.:  Crooked Road The Story Of The Alaska Highway.  New York: McGraw Hill, 1976. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in brown and tan cloth covered boards with a hint of rubbing at the heel of the spine and faint spots of foxing to the second free end page, title page and fore edge of the text block. In a near fine, unclipped jacket with very faint soiling to the front panel near the spine area. The 13th volume (and one of the most elusive) in the American Trails Series. 253 pages including an index, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with a map and a section of black and white photographs.
    TB30156  $45.00



  • Click on Image to expandRémusat, Madame [Claire Elisabeth Jeanne Gravier de Vergennes de Rémusat]:  Memoires De Madame De Remusat 1802-1808.  Paris: Calmann Levy, 1880. Dixiem Edition. All three volumes of this three volume set are in very good+ condition in 3/4 red leather and marbled paper covered boards with five raised bands on the spines with gilt text and volume numbers in the compartments. Each volume is an octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/4" with marbled end sheets and placement ribbons sewn-in at the heads of the spines. The top edges of the text blocks are gilt. There is only light rubbing to the leather and all joints and hinges are tight. Each volume shows a faint dampness stain across the upper edge of the pages inside of the margins. Volume one contains 413 pages, volume II contains 420 pages and volume III 416 pages. The text is in French. Madame De Remusat (1780-1821) was a French writer and made a lady in waiting to Empress Josephine in 1802. Overseas customers please contact Town's End Books before ordering for a shipping cost estimate for this three volume set.
    TB27447  $150.00



  • Rendell, Ruth:  The Crocodile Bird.  New York: Crown Publishers, In, 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket.
    TB03368  $10.00



  • Rendell, Ruth:  Kissing The Gunner's Daughter.  New York: Mysterious Press, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket.
    TB03451  $7.00



  • Rendell, Ruth:  Going Wrong.  New York: The Mysterious Press, 1990. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket.
    TB03600  $7.00



  • Rendell, Ruth:  An Unkindness of Ravens.  New York: Pantheon Books, 1985. First Edition, First printing. Near fine, cloth binding discolored. In a very near fine but price clipped dust jacket with a 1/4" closed tear on the rear panel.
    TB03698  $7.00



  • Renner, Frederic G.:  Charles M. Russell.  New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc, 1984. 1984 reprint. Fine in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with a price clipped flap with a hint of wear to the top of the spine area. A collection of 248 plates and photographs of the work of Charles Russell (1864-1926) with many full color, fold-out plates
    TB05147  $28.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesReo Motor Car Company:  Instruction Book Models T6 and U6 Series B Open And Enclosed Passenger Models Six-Cylinder Motor.  Lansing, Mich.: Reo Motor Car Company, . Third Edition. Very good- in heavy, printed paper wraps over a stapled binding. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches with wear and chipping to the lower edge of the spine, the title page and first couple of pages foxed as well as the last two pages in the book. Without a dust jacket. 63 pages including an index. Illustrated from black and white photographs and line drawings.
    TB29955  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandReynolds, James:  Wing Commander Paddy Finucane [Brendan Finucane] R.A.F., D.S.O., D.F.C..  New York: Edmond Byrne Hackett, 1942. First Edition, Limited Edition. Very good in 1/4 velum and gray paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 9 by 6 inches with the cloth over the front joint separated for about 1/2 the length of the spine which has been neatly repaired. The paper covering over the boards is worn through over the tips of the boards. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of only 250 copies printed with this copy identified as number 101 and signed by the publisher. 74 pages of text. Illustrated with a tipped-on photo reproduction of Paddy Finucane as the frontispiece, a tipped-in, full page portrait of Paddy Finucane drawn by the author and with two more tipped-on photo reproductions on their own full pages. This is a memoir to Wing-Commander Brendan "Paddy" Finucane who was one of the youngest Wind-Commanders to fly with the R.A.F. He was credited with at least 32 certain kills of German aircraft. For his heroism he was decorated with the Distinguished Flying Cross and was awarded the Distinguished Service Order by the King of England. His plane was disabled by a lucky shot from a "land gun" by German sentries on the French coast on July 7th, 1942. Trying to return to England, his pane crashed in the English Channel and his body was not recovered.
    TB29930  $250.00



  • Click on Image to expandReynolds, Frederick Mansel (Editor):  The Keepsake for MDCCCXXX.  London: Hurst, Chance, and Co., 1830. First Edition. Very good+ in the original light brown cloth covered boards with gilt rules and gilt text on the spine. A 16mo measuring 7" by 4 1/2". A binder's ticket at the lower inside edge of the front paste down indicates that the book was bound by "W. Whitely Bookbinder" of Westbourne Grove, London. Without a dust jacket. 352 pages of text and illustrated with an engraved title page with 13 of 15 engraved plates. It appears as though the binder was not particularly bound by the placement of the plates as dictated by the list of plates at the front of this volume. Two are missing entirely and appear never to have bound in as there is no evident loss. Contributors to this publication were Sir Walter Scott, Lord Byron, S. T. Coleridge, William Roscoe, The Author of Frankenstein [Mary Shelly] and others.
    TB27502  $50.00



  • Reznikoff, S. C.:  Specifications for Commercial Interiors Professional Liabilities, Regulations, and Performance Criteria.  New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1979. Second Printing of 1981. Near fine in white paper covered boards with red text stamping on the spine and on the front board with only a hint of bumping at the head and heel of the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with the original price intact on the front flap with a tiny 1/8" closed tear at the upper edge of the rear panel. 302 pages including an index, a list of selected readings, a glossary, chapter notes, text and illustrated with sketches, drawings and photographs.
    TB16288  $10.50



  • Click on Image to expandRhodes, Richard:  John James Audubon The Making Of An American.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 brown cloth and red-orange paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9" by 6 1/4" with a 1/2" scuff to the 1/4 cloth binding which appears to be a binder's mistake. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with hints of rubbing to the ends of the spine area and to the upper fore corners of the panels. 511 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with full color plates, maps, photographs and recreations of contemporary works of art.
    TB25291  $15.00



  • Rhodes, Barbara, and William Wells Streeter:  Before Photocopying The Art & History of Mechanical Copying 1780-1938.  New Castle, DE and Northampton, Mass.: Oak Knoll Press & Heraldry Bindery, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. A quarto of 12 by 9 inches. In a fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket. 495 pages including an index, bibliography, glossary of terms and text. Illustrated throughout with reproductions of period ads, black and white photographs and line art. An extremely valuable resource for understanding the early methods of copying documents.
    TB29346  $250.00



  • Rice, Luanne:  Home Fires.  New York: Bantam Books, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. By the same author who wrote Crazy In Love and which was made into a movie by the same name.
    TB02694  $24.50



  • Click on Image to expandRich, Louise D.:  The Kennebec River.  New York: Holt, Rinehart & Win, 1967. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in illustrated paper covered boards with a reinforeced "library hinge". The spine is slightly rolled. In a near fine dust jacket with a price clipped jacket flap and the Holt Library Edition sticker on the spine. Although this is not an x-library copy. One of the titles in the Rivers of America Series for young readers. Illustrated by Lili Rethi.
    TB08416  $125.00



  • Click on Image to expandRich, E. E. (Editor):  London Correspondence Inward From Eden Colvile 1849-1852.  London: The Hudson's Bay Record Society, 1956. First Edition. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamped on the spine with gilt decorations. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 6 5/8" with the top edge of the text block gilt. There are several mild spots of fading on the front board. Without a dust jacket. One of a limited edition this copy is out of series. This title constitutes volume XIX of The Hudson's Bay Record Society. 300 pages followed by a list of members of the Society. Illustrated with a frontispiece. Many pages within the text block are un-opened.
    TB25947  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandRich, E. E. (Editor):  Hudson's Bay Copy Booke Of Letters Commissions Instructions Outward 1688-1696.  London: The Hudson's Bay Record Society, 1957. First Edition. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamped on the spine with gilt decorations. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 6 5/8" with the top edge of the text block gilt. Without a dust jacket. One of a limited edition this copy is out of series. This title constitutes volume XX of The Hudson's Bay Record Society. 357 pages including an index, bibliography, appendices and text followed by a list of members of the Society. The majority of the pages within the text block are un-opened.
    TB25948  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandRich, E. E. (Editor):  Minutes Of The Hudson's Bay Company 1671-1674.  London: The Champlain Society for The Hudson's Bay Record Society, 1942. First Edition. Very near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamped on the spine with gilt decorations. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 6 5/8" with the top edge of the text block gilt. The cloth on the spine is faded and several small spots of foxing on the fore edge of the text block. Without a dust jacket. One of a limited edition this copy is out of series. This title constitutes volume V of The Hudson's Bay Record Society. 276 pages including an index, appendices and text followed by a list of members of the Society.
    TB25949  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandRich, E. E. (Editor):  Cumberland House Journals and Inland Journal 1775-82 First Series, 1775-79.  London: The Hudson's Bay Record Society, 1951. First Edition. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamped on the spine with gilt decorations. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 6 5/8" with the top edge of the text block gilt. The cloth on the spine is slightly faded. Without a dust jacket. One of a limited edition this copy is out of series. This title constitutes volume XIV of The Hudson's Bay Record Society. 382 pages including an index, appendices and text followed by a list of members of the Society. Many of the pages of the text block are un-opened.
    TB25950  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandRich, E. E. (Editor):  Cumberland House Journals and Inland Journal 1775-82 Second Series, 1779-82.  London: The Hudson's Bay Record Society, 1952. First Edition. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamped on the spine with gilt decorations. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 6 5/8" with the top edge of the text block gilt. The cloth on the spine is slightly faded. Without a dust jacket. One of a limited edition this copy is out of series. This title constitutes volume XV of The Hudson's Bay Record Society. 313 pages including an index, appendices and text followed by a list of members of the Society. Many of the pages of the text block are un-opened.
    TB25951  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandRich, Virtulon:  Western Life In The Stirrups A Sketch of a Journey to the West in the Spring & Summer of 1832.  Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1965. First Edition. Very good+ in 1/4 brown cloth and marbled paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A 12mo of 7 3/8 by 5 3/4 inches with sections of the marbled paper worn through at the edges of the boards and particularly at the tips of the boards. Without a dust jacket. 81 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author and a map of the eastern portion of the United States which traces the routes taken by the author. Edited by and with an introduction by Dwight L. Smith. This title is the first publication of Virtulon Rich's journal which included his journey by horseback from upstate Vermont to Albany, New York City, Washington, DC, Maryland, Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and the eastern edge of Illinois from where he returned in 1832.
    TB29942  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandRichards, Benjamin B. (Editor):  California Gold Rush Merchant The Journal of Stephen Chapin Davis.  San Marino, Calif.: The Huntingon Library, 1956. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 brick red cloth and striped paper covered boards with a paper label on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". Without a paper dust jacket as issued, but protected by an acetate covering. Signed and inscribed to "my fishing buddy, Bill" by the author on the first free end page. 124 pages including an index, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with a facsimile copy of a map of "the Gold Region of California" drawn by Robert H. Ellis in 1850.
    TB27751  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandRichards, David Alan:  Rudyard Kipling: The Books I Leave Behind.  New Haven: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Libary/Yale University Press, n.d. [2007]. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in illustrated paper covered boards with red and gray text on the spine and the same on the front board. A quarto of 11 1/4 by 8 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. The errata slip is laid in following the copyright page. 145 pages of text illustrated with 80 color and black and white images A book which catalogs the exhibition "tracking the development of" Kipling's works held at Yale University in June thru September, 2007.
    TB30617  $25.00



  • Richards, Alun:  Barque Whisper.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1979. First Edition, First printing. Fine in yellow paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine jacket with two small marks on the front panel which are imperfections of the artwork used by the printer. A sea novel occurring in 1858 in a voyage around Cape Horn.
    TB04563  $7.50



  • Click on Image to expandRichards, Editor, Josephine Ellis:  Honor Roll of Litchfield County Revolutionary Soldiers.  Litchfield, Conn.: Daughters of the American Revolution, 1912. First Edition. Near fine in bright blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the front board. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches with what appears to be a binding mistake on the spine with two minor raised areas under the cloth. Without a dust jacket. 233 pages of text. Containing lists of soldiers who fought in the American Revolution from the various towns of Litchfield County, Connecticut.
    TB30093  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expandRichardson, David:  Cottom's Virginia & North-Carolina Almanack For The Year Of Our Lord 1845.  Richmond: Peter Cottom, 1845. . Good in original illustrated self wrappers with a stitched binding the threads of which are showing. Pages rough at lower edges with moderate tanning to the upper and spine edges. Foxing and tanning is quite limited throughout. For the page of September an early prior owner has noted on the 23rd day of the month "sowed wheat to Day" and on the 30th day: "finished wheat to Day Bales 38". Unpaginated; but, containing 36 pages counting the front and rear panels Contains Calculations for the Meridian of Richmond: lists of state officials, county and corporate courts, chancery and district courts, United States courts; antidotes for animal poisons, abscess, chilblains (frostbite), cholera, colic and others; and, a treatise on gardening. (Drake, 14115. Bear: A Checklist of Virginia Almanacs 1732-1850; 337)
    TB22288  $225.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesRichardson, Eleanor Motley:  Hurricane Island The Town That Disappeared.  Rockland, Maine: Island Institute, (1989). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with white text on the spine and on the front board. An oblong small octavo of 8 by 8 1/2 inches. In a very good+, unclipped (no price) dust jacket with rubbing of the colors around the extremes of the panels and spine area. Signed by the author on the title page without an inscription. 124 pages including an index, bibliography, list of town records and illustrated throughout with black and white photographs.
    TB29624  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandRickenbacker, Capt. Edward V.:  Fighting the Flying Circus.  New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1919. First Edition, First printing. Fair in illustrated paper covered boards with general tanning to the pages of the text and the back strip is missing from the spine. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 4 3/4" with a prior owner's stamp on the first free end page. Without a dust jacket. Based on the 1918 diary written by Captain Edward Rickenbacker with some of the modifications made by the ghost writer, Laurence La Tourette Driggs. 371 pages including an index. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author, a map and line art depicting flight maneuvers.
    TB23786  $25.00



  • Ridgway, Gertrude M.:  Famous Fiction. A Catalogue of One Hundred First Editions. American, English, French. Number XCI.  New York: Ernest Dressel North, 1928. First Edition. Near fine in light brown cloth covered boards with a paper label on the front board. A small octavo of 7 1/2 by 5 inches with a small, attractive prior owner's book plate on the front paste down, numerous pencil notations throughout the text. Unpaginated, but containing 100 entries with each entry occupying an entire page.
    TB30800  $20.00



  • Ridley, Pearson:  The First Victim.  New York: Hyperion, 1999. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and black paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket.
    TB10437  $4.90



  • Riesenberg, Felix:  The Golden Road.  New York: McGraw-Hill, 1962. Sixth Printing. Fine in decorated black cloth covered boards with a prior owner's name on the first free end paper. In a near fine dust jacket with slight tanning of the spine area. The 4th volume in the Trails of America Series. The trail that started in Mexico and went north up the California coast to San Francisco.
    TB09439  $20.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesRiley, James:  An Authentic Narrative of the Loss of the American Brig Commerce, Wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa in the Month of August, 1815 with an Account of the Suffering of her Surviving Officers and Crew, Who Were Enslaved by the Wandering Arabs on the Great African Desart, or Zahahrah.....  Hartford: Self Published, 1817. First Edition, Second Printing. Good+ in its original, full leather covered boards with gilt rules applied to the spine and with a worn and chipped black leather title block with gilt text. The lowest line of text on this spine label shows the word "Second" with anything following missing a result of a chip to the label. This dealer is of the opinion that this copy is a second printing as in all other respects it follows the same features seen in the first edition. It is an octavo of 8 3/8 by 5 inches with the leather scuffed around the edges of the boards and with the leather worn through over the tips of the boards. The first free end page has been reinserted and reinforced. The map just behind the first free end page has been torn in half lengthwise with the left half missing completely. The recto and verso sides of the frontispiece dampness stain to its lower two inches. The contents are generally tanned with foxing appearing on those pages facing the plates. The plates all show foxing around the margins. Pages 87/88, 261/262 and 329/330 had 3 to 4 inch long closed tears which have all been professionally repaired. The Appendix (pages i through xxxiv) all have a dampness stain to the lower quarter of each page. 460 pages of text followed by a 34 page appendix, which contains a 10 page English to Arabic vocabulary. Illustrated with a fold-out map (which is damaged as aforesaid), a frontispiece portrait of Riley and eight numbered engraved plates. The title page and the copyright pages each make note of "ten handsome copperplate engravings." Unless the map and frontispiece portrait of Riley are the ninth and tenth engravings, it is possible that a binder's error may have caused a missing tenth plate as page [448] is blank. Sabin indicates 8 plates with the first edition. Sabin does not mention a second printing. (Sabin, 71397)
    TB29928  $400.00



  • Riley, James Whitcomb:  Rhymes of Childhood.  Indianapolis: The Bowen-Merrill Col, 1895. Reprint of 1895. Very good+ in red and light brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and the same on the front board. The top edge of the text block is gilt. With an early prior owner's name and date of July 17th, 1897 on the third free end page and with very minor rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. Without a dust jacket. A collection of 101 poems. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" high by 4 3/4" deep containing 186 pages of text followed by 22 pages of advertisements.
    TB22123  $15.00



  • Click on Image to expandRing, Jim:  We Come Unseen The Untold Story of Britain's Cold War Submarines.  London: John Murray, (2001). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in black cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 9 3/16 by 6 inches with a binding error which shows up as a wrinkle to the cloth on the front board In a fine, price clipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page without an inscription or date. 270 pages including an index, bibliography, appendices and text. Illustrated with a map and a section of plates from black and white photographs.
    TB30748  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expandRingdal, Nils Johan:  Love For Sale A World History Of Prostitution.  New York: Grove Press, (2004). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in white paper covered boards with bold metallic red text on the spine. An octavo of 9 by 5 7/8 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Translated from the Norwegian by Richard Daly. This is the first US edition of the title. 435 pages including a list of references, bibliographic postscript and text. Illustrated with two sections of reproductions of earlier works of art and black and white photographic reproductions.
    TB29898  $20.00



  • Ritch, Johnny:  Horesefeathers.  Helena: Self Published, 1940, 1941. Second Printing. Very good+ in 1/4 brown cloth and illustrated paper covered boards with the lower board corners rubbed and bumped. A collection of poetry and prose illustrated by Charles M. Russell, Shorty Shope, Louise Buchelle, Balle Buck, O. C. Selzer and G. M. White.
    TB08081  $24.50



  • Click on Image to expandRiviere With the Staff of L. L. Bean, Bill:  The L.L. Bean Guide to the Outdoors.  New York: Random House, 1981. First Edition, First printing. Fine in decorated black cloth covered boards with red text stamping on the spine and a red embossed open boot on the front board and illustrated end sheets. A small quarto measuring 11 1/8 by 7 3/8 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 299 pages including an index. Illustrated with black and white line drawings throughout.
    TB06057  $10.00



  • Click on Image to expandRobbins, Archibald:  A Journal Comprising An Account of the Loss of the Brig 'Commerce', Of Hartford, (Con.) James Riley, Master, Upon The Western Coast of Africa, August 28th, 1815; Also Of The Slavery And Sufferings Of The Author And Rest Of The Crew, Upon The Sesert Of Sahara, In The Years 1815, 1816, 1817; With Accounts Of The Manners, Customs, And Habits Of The Wandering Arabs; Also, A brief Historical and Geographical View Of The Continent Of Africa..  Hartford: Andrus & Judd, 1818. Fifth Edition. Very good+ in a rather primitive, more recent, full leather binding. A 16mo measuring 6 3/4 by 4 1/4 inches with two small areas at the upper edges of the boards where the leather is scuffed. The preliminaries and up to page 21 show a water stain at the lower inside quarter. Without a dust jacket and probably as issued. 275 pages of text and illustrated with a fold-out map of Northern Africa which has suffered from very minor losses around the edges and water stain. Robbins was one of the seamen under the command of Captain Riley. According to Sabin, this title was originally published in 1817 and contained only 258 pages plus the map. It was published in the same year that the more famous book by James Riley (the captain of the ill fated vessel, published his account of the tragedy. Again, as per Sabin, this copy of Archibald's work constitutes the fifth edition. (Sabin, 71738)
    TB27847  $60.00



  • Roberts, Kenneth L.:  Why Europe Leaves Home.  New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1922. First Edition. Very good in dark red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is very slightly rubbed. In a very good dust jacket chips at top of spine & small chip at bottom. Signed and inscribed by the author to Frederick S. Bigelow of the Saturday Evening Post and dated in the year of publication (April 20, 1922.) Reportedly only 2,011 copies of this book were published making it an extremely rare find and particularly so in a collectible jacket and inscribed by the author.
    TB00569  $900.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  The Lively Lady.  Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1931. First Edition. Near fine in black cloth covered boards with light green text and decorations on the spine and on the front board. A small octavo measuring 7 1/2" by 5" with map end sheets with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine dimpled inward towards the text block; else fine. There is a prior owner's book plate on the verso of the title page which does not hide the "first edition" slug. In a very good+, unclipped first state dust jacket with light wear and several short closed tears to the ends of the spine area and to the upper edges of the panels. Signed by the author on a Kenneth Roberts book plate attached to the dedication page. This copy is covered by the first state dust jacket which reads "A Chronicle of Certain Men of Arundel" while the second state dust jacket reads: "A Chronicle of Arundel". Only 5,560 of the first printing were sold. A scarce title in this condition in a very collectible and very uncommon dust jacket.
    TB26514  $550.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  Concentrated New England.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1924. First Edition. Near fine in bright red cloth covered boards with black text stamped on the front board. A small octavo measuring 7 3/4" by 5" with a prior owner's name neatly written on the first free end page. In a very good- dust jacket with the upper 3/8" of jacket missing from the front panel and spine area. An extremely scarce copy in dust jacket. The jacket in this case shows the small, black and white photographic reproduction of Coolidge on the front panel. (58) pages of text.
    TB01478  $500.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  Florida Loafing.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1925. First Edition. Near fine in paper covered boards with a paper label on the front board. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 5". In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with a 1/4" deep chip at the upper edge of the spine area, rubbing and wear at the folds, a shallow 1/2" long chip at the upper edge of the front panel and several chips across the upper edge of the rear panel. The front panel of the jacket also shows several pencil lines. 74 pages of text illustrated with black and white photographs. Overall a very nice copy of one of the more uncommon, early books by Roberts and one seldom seen in a dust jacket.
    TB01494  $500.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  Sun Hunting.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1922. First Edition, First state. Near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 5" with a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down behind the dust jacket flap. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with 1/8" deep chips at the upper and lower edges of the spine area, rubbing and light wear to the folds to the panels and with several short closed tears to the upper edge of the spine area with related creasing. Signed by the author on a Kenneth Roberts' book plate. A total of 4,790 copies of this title were sold by the publisher. Quite uncommon when signed.
    TB01739  $400.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  Black Magic.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1924. First Edition. Very good in black cloth covered boards with faded gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2" with a 1/8" hole in the cloth at the head of the spine and with fading of the cloth on the spine. Without a dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by the author on a Kenneth Roberts' book plate and signed a second time with "Best wishes" over his signature on the second free end paper. 250 pages illustrated with a black and white photographic frontispiece. A fairly scarce title and one seldom seen signed.
    TB01445  $350.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  The Collector's Whatnot.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1923. First Edition. Very Good in patterned paper covered boards with paper labels on the spine and front board. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 1/4" with two, shallow chips from the head of the spine. In a good+ dust jacket dust jacket which is heavily faded especially on spine. Inscribed by Milton Kigallen and Kenneth Roberts at Christmas time of 1923. 147 pages of text illustrated with line art and other comical works of art.
    TB01465  $350.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  The Lively Lady.  Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1931. First Edition. Very good+ in black cloth covered boards with light green text and decorations on the spine and on the front board. A small octavo measuring 7 1/2" by 5" with map end sheets with light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and a faint discoloration at the lower fore corner of the front board. There is a small prior owner's book plate attached to the fly title page. In a very good, price clipped dust jacket with numerous short closed tears across the upper edge of the spine area and with 1/16" chipping across the lower edge of the spine area. There are also two short closed tears to the upper edge of the front panel and light rubbing to the fold to the front flap. A scarce title in this condition in a collectible dust jacket. This copy is covered by the second state dust jacket which reads "A Chronicle of Arundel" while the first state dust jacket reads: "A Chronicle of Certain Men of Arundel". Only 5,560 of the first printing were sold.
    TB02008  $350.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, A. D. (Editor):  Natural Rubber Science and Technology.  Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. . Fine in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on a red label on the spine and with gilt and red text on the front board. An octavo measuring 9 1/8 by 6 1/8 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. A review copy with the publisher's review material pasted to the front paste down. 1136 pages including an extensive index, list of references and text. Illustrated with line drawings, graphs and black and white photographs. A commemoration of "fifty years of active work by the Malaysian Rubber Producers' Research Association." A clean, tight and beautiful copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB28903  $350.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  For Authors Only.  Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1935. First Edition, First Printing. Very good+ in dark blue, patterned cloth covered boards with bright gilt stamped on the spine and on the front board. There is slight wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and the end sheets show minor foxing due to a reaction to the glue used in binding. There is also a prior owner's small name tag on the front paste down behind the jacket flap. In a very good-, unclipped dust jacket with several closed tears and related creases at the ends of the spine area and at the upper and lower edges of the front panel. Signed and inscribed "With Best Wishes" on the first free end paper by the author. 446 pages followed by four pages of ads for other books by Roberts. Very scarce in dust jacket as only 5,603 copies of the first printing were produced.
    TB03703  $275.00



  • Roberts, Kenneth:  Sun Hunting.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Comp., 1922. First Edt. 1st state. Near fine in green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and the front board. In a good+ dust jacket with damp staining on the spine and front panel and 1/4" chips on the front panel and spine ends. A total of 4,790 copies of this title were sold by the publisher. Extremely uncommon in a dust jacket.
    TB05593  $250.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  Europe's Morning After.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1921. First Edition. Very good in light green cloth covered boards with faded gilt text stamping on the spine and the same on the front board. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 1/2". Without a dust jacket. The author's first book and extremely scarce as only 1,300 copies of the title were sold. 410 pages of text.
    TB01501  $200.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  Sun Hunting.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1922. First Edition, First State. Very good+ in dark green cloth covered boards with faded gilt text on the spine and bold gilt text stamped on the front board. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 5". Without a dust jacket. Signed, warmly inscribed and dated Oct. 17th, 1928 by the author to Helen Bess Finch on the first free end page. 198 pages of text illustrated with black and white photographs. A total of 4,790 copies of this title were sold.
    TB01648  $200.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  I Wanted To Write.  Garden Cty: Doubleday & Company, 1949. First Edition. Near fine in tan, linen covered boards with a gilt on read text block on the spine with decorated map end papers with the spine slightly tanned and at bump to the upper corner of the spine. In a fine jacket with the price intact but a later issue jacket with a price of $5.95 on the flap. Signed on a Kenneth Roberts book plate and tipped on to the second free end page. 471 pages including an index followed by several pages of ads for Roberts' books. The closest thing to Roberts' autobiography.
    TB13925  $200.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  Sun Hunting.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1922. First Edition , second state.. Near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with black text stamping on the spine and the front board. In a very good facsimile dust jacket which is at least 1/4" smaller than the height of the book with small added chips to add to its apparent "realism"! This particular variant of the title is quite uncommon as it has the text of Florida Loafing (another Robert title) appended to the rear of the main volume which adds an additional 74 pages to the length of the book. Inscribed "To Charlotte | who really | made 'Sun-Hunting' a pleasure. " and signed by the author with his initials and dated "April 1927". An unusual signed variant.
    TB21739  $200.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  Lydia Bailey (Limited Edition).  New York: Doubleday & Company, 1947. First Limited Edition. Fine in white cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and a gilt top edge. The cloth on the spine is very slightly tanned. The book is contained within a very good+ original, paper covered slipcase with minor wear at the corners. Signed by the author and numbered 191 out of 1,050 copies. What makes this limited edition particularly unique is that laid-in at its front is a page from Robert's, typewritten working manuscript complete with his penciled annotations and corrections. This particular page is quite unique. The typewritten side is completed crossed-out in pencil and the verso side of the page is entirely in pencil by the author which is quite unusual! An extremely attractive copy with a very unusual page from his manuscript.
    TB24345  $200.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth L.:  Why Europe Leaves Home.  New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1922. First Edition, First printing. Very good in light brown cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and with black borders on the front board. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 1/4" with mild age tanning to the recto and verso of the frontispiece and to the title page and with a crease to the cloth down the middle of the spine. This is one of several binding variants for this title. Without its issued dust jacket. 356 pages of text. This is Roberts' second book which is quite difficult to locate as reportedly only 2,011 copies of the first edition were published. 356 pages of text and illustrated with a few black and white photographs. The title page carries a long subtitle reading: "A true account of the reasons which cause Central Europeans to overrun America which lead Russians to rush to Constantinople and other fascinating and unpleasant places which coax Greek royalty and commoners into strange byways and hedges and which induce Englishmen and Scotchmen to go out at night."
    TB24415  $200.00



  • Roberts, Kenneth:  March To Quebec.  Garden City: Doubleday Doran & Co., 1938. First Edition, First printing. Fine in redish cloth covered boards with a gilt on black title block on the spine with map fixed end sheets. As is so typical with this title, the front and rear hinge areas show modest tanning due to a reaction with the glue used in binding. A small octavo measuring 7 7/8 by 5 1/2 inches. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with three shallow chips at the upper edge of the spine area and four very small chips at the fore corners of the panels over the tips of the boards. Signed by the author on the title page without an inscription or date. 657 pages including an index and text. Following the writing of Arundel, Roberts compiled the journals of the members of Arnold's expedition to attack Quebec through the wilds of what is now the Maine woods north into Canada in the dead of winter. An extremely handsome and very collectible copy with no prior owner's markings, dates or book plates.
    TB30793  $195.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, James A.:  New York In The Revolution As Colony And State.  Albany, New York: Self-published, 1897. First Edition, First printing. Very good in the publisher's original green cloth covered boards with beveled edges, gilt text and a seal on the spine, gilt outlined black text and decorations on the front board and the top edge of the text block stained light yellow. A quarto measuring 12" by 9 1/4" with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine worn through and with numerous stains and abrasions to the cloth on both boards. Nonetheless, the contents are in excellent condition with a prior owner's name on the first free end page and on the first page of the text with the joints and hinges of the binding remaining tight and strong. 261 pages including several indexes. Illustrated with photographs of historic sites and primary documentation (such as pay records, letters, orders and lists) and further illustrated with reproductions of art work and a fold-out map of Schoharie and Mohawk Valleys. "These records were discovered, arranged and classified by James A. Roberts, Comptroller."
    TB25075  $180.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  Florida.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1926. First Edition. Good+ in green cloth covered boards with faded gilt text on the spine and readable gilt text and decorations on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2" with a 1/8" tear to the cloth at the head of the spine which is well tanned so that the gilt text is unreadable Signed and inscribed "For Bingham Morris | from a fellow sufferer " by the author on the title page. Fewer than 5,000 copies of this title were sold by Harper and Brothers. 324 pages of text illustrated with black and white photographs.
    TB05743  $175.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  Cowpens: The Great Morale-Builder.  Hanover: Westholm Publishing, 1957. First Edition, Limited Edition.. Near fine in illustrated paper covered boards with black text on the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of only 400 limited edition copies printed this copy being identified as number 354 as noted at the rear of the book. 35 pages of text and one map frontispiece. The text of the book is the same as the text within the trade edition of The Battle of Cowpens.
    TB13924  $175.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  Black Magic.  Indianapol: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1924. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in black cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and gilt text and decorations on the front board. The cloth on the spine is slightly faded and there is mild rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. There is a rubber stamp notation of "Naples Women's Club" on the front and rear paste downs. Without its extremely scarce dust jacket. A rather uncommon book although we have not been able to determine the number of copies printed by the publisher. Its was Roberts' fifth title and one that he wanted his reviewers to overlook in later years. In fact, Roberts even failed to mention this title in his autobiography. 250 pages illustrated with a frontispiece representing the author's treatise on the Black Shirts of Italy and the fascist movement lead by Mussolini.
    TB24419  $175.00



  • Roberts, Kenneth:  Henry Gross and his Dowsing Rod.  New York: Doubleday & Co., 1951. First Edition, First printing. Very good- in tan cloth covered board with a mild crease to the spine and with much of the title block on the spine worn off. Two prior owner's names are written on the front free end paper and there are tape stains on the front fixed end paper which once held the letter noted below. Missing its issued dust jacket. Laid-into the book is a typed letter signed by Kenneth Roberts on Water Unlimited, Inc. letterhead. The letter is dated January 16, 1951 and makes reference to another author's works on dowsing and the human race's "inability...to absorb what is set forth clearly in the English language."
    TB17574  $125.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  Antiquamania.  New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1928. First Edition. Very good in 1/4 pebbled, black leather and printed paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine which remains bright and readable. A 12mo measuring 7 1/2" by 4 3/4" with a water stain which runs across the lower one inch of the pages and with very slight rubbing to the paper at the lower edges of the boards. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with a 1/4" chip at top edge of the spine area and with very light soiling to the panels. Reportedly, only 1,165 copies of this title were sold by the publisher. 260 pages of text illustrated by Booth Tarkington.
    TB01489  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  March to Quebec.  Garden City: Doubleday Doran & Company, c1938, 1940. Third Edition. Near fine in light green buckram cloth covered boards with a black and gilt title block on the spine. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 1/2" with map paste downs. Without its issued dust jacket. This volume contains the John Pierce Journal addition. 722 pages including an index. Due to frequent, valuable additions, collectors will discover that later printings of this title are more difficult to come by and therefor more expensive.
    TB26186  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  Don't say that about Maine!.  Portland: Anthoensen Press, 1986. Special reprint. Fine in green cloth covered boards with gilt text printing on the spine and front board with a paper illustrated label. Without a dust jacket as issued. Number 10 out of a special edition of 50 printed and bound in green cloth covered boards by the Anthoensen Press of Porland, Maine. 25 pages of text.
    TB00856  $85.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesRoberts, Kenneth:  Our Cornell.  Ithaca: The Cayuga Press, 1939. First Edition. Very good+ in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the front board with faint areas of what may be dampness staining on the rear board which had no impact on any interior parts of the book. Without a dust jacket. A collection of essays and tributes to Cornell written by Hendrik Willem Van Loon, E. B. White, Kenneth Roberts, Raymond F. Howes, Dana Burnet, Romeyn Berry, Morris Bishop, Thomas S. Jones, Jr. and illustrated with photographs by Margaret Bourke-White and Barrett Gallagher. 82 pages of text and photographs.
    TB17177  $85.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesRoberts, Kenneth:  Kenneth Roberts an American Novelist.  New York: Doubleday Doran & Co,, 1938. Probable first edition. Near fine in printed, heavy blue paper wraps over a stapled binding with very light rubbing to the spine edge of the cover and with two handwritten, marginal notations on pages 5, 22 and 23. Doubleday Doran normally uses the statement "First Edition" in their books; however, this lacks that typical slug and in 25 years of specializing in Roberts' books we have yet to see a copy with that statement. Signed and inscribed by the Roberts to "Jesse E. Walker | with best wishes" on the title page and dated "1952". A tribute to Roberts by his publisher, Doubleday Doran with several articles by individuals reviewing his work. 40 pages. Accompanying this signed and inscribed copy is a signed, typed letter from Roberts to Jesse E. Walker containing a brief discussion of the last edition of March To Quebec and the fact that as of that date (Nov. 22, 1952) there had been no further changes to that title. The letter goes on to note that this copy of Kenneth Roberts an American Novelist is enclosed which contains "the automobile routes that mark, as nearly as possible, the marches in some of my books." Also included is the original envelope from Roberts to Walker.
    TB29952  $85.00



  • Roberts, Kenneth:  Florida.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1926. First Edition, First printing. Very good with the spine faded and with light wear at the spine ends in decorated green cloth covered boards. Without a dust jacket. Fewer than 5,000 copies of this title were sold by Harper and Brothers. 324 pages of text followed by three pages of ads from the publisher. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. As it is difficult to generalize the content of this book, let's use some of the chapter headings to describe what Roberts was trying to say: " Of the modern passion for explanations - and the peculiar mass movement to the tropics."; "Of Florida Migrants, Starting with ankle tourists"; Of another Florida Gateway and the Starry-eyed motorists who pass through it daily - and of a comparison between the Florida migration and other great migrations in history"; "Of the financial shortcoming of various Florida Real-Estate Dealers - of Astute and Trusworthy Advisers who are neither astute nor trustworthy - and of certain sad features of paper profits."
    TB06445  $75.00



  • Roberts, Kenneth:  The Collector's Whatnot.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1923. Second Edition. Very good in illustrated paper covered boards which are worn and bear at the corners and the spine is lightly soiled and tanned. The end paper bears a prior owner's book plate and the first free end page shows another prior owner's name neatly written at the upper edge. Without a dust jacket. Remarkably this book was actually reprinted in 1,000 copies! The copyright page states "The Second Edition consists of one thousand pure and pink copies, bound to sell." It would appear that they did!
    TB11076  $75.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesRoberts, Kenneth:  Northwest Passage.  Garden City: Doubleday Doran, 1937. First Edition. Very good- in decorated dark green cloth covered boards with faded gilt designs and gilt text on the spine and with map end sheets with the faint outline of circular dampness stains on the boards and with a 1/4" closed tear to the cloth at the head of the spine and two 1/8" closed tears to the cloth at the heel of the spine. Signed by the author on the title page without an inscription or date. 709 pages of text. This was one of Robert's most popular books dealing with Major Robert Rogers, Roger's Rangers and the French and Indian War.
    TB30483  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  Time Magazine Cover Story.  New York: Time, 11/25/40. First Edition, First printing. Near fine with no hints of tears, chips, rubbing or wear. A very attractive copy with a subscriber's label at the lower corner of the rear panel. This is the Nov. 25, 1940 issue of Time magazine which bears Kenneth Roberts' color portrait on the cover. The cover, story running from pages 90 through 98, deals with Roberts' then newest novel, Oliver Wiswell.
    TB22717  $70.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Robert B.:  New York's Forts in the Revolution.  Cranbury, NJ: Associated University Presses, (1980). First Edition, First printing. Fine in light blue cloth covered boards with black text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6" with faint dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a very good+, price clipped dust jacket with light wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area and with a 1" closed tear to the upper edge of the front panel. 521 pages including an index, bibliography, a glossary of 18th century fortification terms, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with line drawings, reproductions of contemporary maps and works of art, black and white photographs.
    TB25157  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  Oliver Wiswell.  Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1940. First Edition, First Printing. Very near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and a blind embossed title on the front board. There is a 1 inch by 3/4 inch white paint (?) stain on the top edge of the text block with a neighboring 1 inch long white stain to the upper edge of the rear board. These two issued due not impact on the printed text of the book. The front and rear end papers are decorated with separate maps detailing the travels of Wiswell's and Thomas Buell's travels through Long Island, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North and South Carolina. In a very good+ dust jacket with the price clipped from the front flap with light rubbing and wear to the ends of the spine area and the upper fore corner of the front panel. As is typically seen, the light brown background of the jacket's art has been sun faded to a uniform light green. Roberts' best selling novel which provides an insightful look at the American Revolution from a Loyalist's point-of-view. 836 pages of text.
    TB28704  $60.00



  • Roberts, Kenneth:  Kenneth Roberts A Biographical Sketch An Informal Study.  New York: Doubleday Doran, 1936. First Edition, First printing. Good+ in heavy blue paper wraps with a stapled binding but with an archival tape repair at the upper edge of the front and rear panels with rubbing and flecking of the colors at the spine fold and two creases on the rear panel. Signed by the author on the verso of the front panel. A tribute to Kenneth Roberts prepared by his publisher, Doubleday The full title reads: Kenneth Roberts A Biographical Sketch An Informal Study His Books & Critical Opinions. 32 pages.
    TB14303  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  Kenneth Roberts: A Biographical Sketch.  New York: Doubleday Doran, 1936. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ with light rubbing to the edges of the printed, paper covered wraps and with a crease at the lower corner of the front panel. In wraps without a dust jacket as issued. A 32 page pamphlet published by Doublday, Doran & Company (the publisher of almost all of Roberts' titles) which pays homage to the Roberts' works as a writer of historical fiction. Illustrated with a section of black and white photographs.
    TB24580  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Jim:  Planking The Built-ip Ship Model.  (no place stated): Model Shipways Inc., c. 1987. . Fine in heavy, printed, yellow paper wraps over a double staple binding. A small quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/2". Without a dust jacket as issued. From the front panel: "A technical and procedural guide for modelers building all types of plank-on-bulkhead and plank-on-frame ship models from scratch or kit." 38 pages illustrated with line drawings throughout.
    TB27343  $45.00



  • Roberts, Kenneth:  The Kenneth Roberts Reader.  Garden Cty: Doubleday & Company, 1945. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in blue-gray cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations stamped on the spine with very modest rubbing at the corners. In a very good-, price clipped dust jacket with a 1/4" chip from the upper edge of the spine area, two smaller chips at the lower edge of the spine area at the corners and with several short closed tears at the upper edges of the panels and a 1/2" chips at the upper fore edge of the rear panel. Despite the flaws noted on the dust jacket this is a very nice copy with the front panel of the jacket very bright and clean. Considering how flimsy the jacket is, this is still a nice copy. A collection of 26 selections from Kenneth Roberts' novels and essays.
    TB15955  $42.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, W. Adolphe:  Lake Pontchartrain.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1946. Reprint. Near fine in decorated green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and front board. In a good price clipped dust jacket with a 1" deep chip at the lower edge of the spine area. The sixth volume in The American Lakes Series. Edited by Milo M. Quaife. 376 pages including an index, bibliographical notes, appendices and text.
    TB23202  $30.00



  • Roberts, Kenneth:  Lydia Bailey.  Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1947. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in decorated black cloth covered boards with bright gilt text stampings on the spine and front board with map end papers. There is a prior owner's book plate on the verso of the fly title page and a prior owner's signature in ink on the front paste down behind the jacket flap. In a very good- unclipped dust jacket with 1/8" chips from the upper corners of the spine area with related creasing. The spine area is tanned as is the rear panel. An historical fiction novel which takes place in 1800 during America's Quasi-War with France and extends on to the slave rebellion in Haiti and then moves on to Tripoli to witness the U.S. war with the pirates from the Barbary States.
    TB22403  $25.00



  • Roberts, Kenneth:  It Must Be Your Tonsils.  New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1936. First Edition, First printing. Very good in black cloth covered boards with red text on the spine and on the front board. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is slightly rubbed and there is foxing to the end sheets near the hinge areas due to a reaction with the glue used in binding. Without its issued dust jacket. 70 pages of text and illustrations by Paul Galdone followed by 3 pages of ads.
    TB22407  $15.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts (Introduction) Margorie Mosser, Kenneth:  Good Maine Food.  Garden City: Doubleday Doran, 1939. First Edition. Near fine in tan buckram cloth covered boards with brown text on the spine and brown borders and a decorations on the front board. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 1/4" with a faint stain to the lower outside edge of the first free end page. In a good+, unclipped dust jacket with 3/8" deep chipping across the upper edge of the spine area and three 1/8" deep chips at the upper edge of the front panel. 381 pages including an index.
    TB01495  $95.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth D. and Snowden Taylor:  Forestville Clockmakers.  Fitzwilliam, NH: Ken Roberts Publishing Company, 1992. First Edition. Near fine in heavy, printed paper self wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto of 11 by 8 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. Signed by both authors at the top of table of contents page. 177 pages of text and illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, a map and line drawings. Forestville is a part of the town of Bristol, Connecticut. It had an extremely large concentration of clock companies during the late 18th and 19th centuries.
    TB29672  $50.00



  • Robins, C. Richard, and G. Carleton Ray:  Atlantic Coast Fishes of North America.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1993. Limited Edition. Fine in full light brown 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 354 pages including an index. Extensively illustrated with both black and white line drawings and full color plates. A clean, tight and handsome copy with no prior owner's markings or book plates.
    TB25626  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandRobinson, Zirkle D.:  The Robinson-Rosenberger Journey To The Gold Fields Of California 1849-1850 The Diary of Zirkle D. Robinson.  Iowa City: The Prairie Press, 1966. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 brown cloth and paper covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine. A small octavo measuring 8" by 6". In a very near fine, unclipped dust jacket, with two short closed tears at the upper edges of the front panel at the folds to the spine area and the front flap. Edited with an introduction by Francis Coleman Rosenberger. 26 pages of text preceded by 15 pages of introduction.
    TB25860  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandRobinson, John, and George Francis Dow:  The Sailing Ships of New England 1607-1907.  Westminster, MD: J. William Eckenrode, 1922, 1953. Reprint of 1953. Very good+ in 1/4 ivory cloth and blue paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 10" by 7" with mild spotting to the spine and to the cloth portion of the binding. Without a dust jacket. 66 pages of text followed by 308 black and white photographic reproductions of sailing vessels from New England. The first volume in the series of publications by the Marine Research Society.
    TB23688  $30.00



  • Robotti & James Vescovi, Frances Diane:  The USS Essex and the Birth of the American Navy.  Holbrook, MA: Adams Media Corporation, 1999. First Edition, First printing. Fine in green paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. 302 pages including an index, glossary, appendices, bibliography, text with illustrations.
    TB14105  $15.00



  • Rockwell, David:  Giving Voice to Bear North American Indian Rituals, Myths, and Images of the Bear.  Niwot, CO: Roberts Rinehart Publishers, 1991. First Edition, First printing. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with the edges of upper spine area rubbed as are the corners of the panels. The myths, rituals and images of North American Indians for the bear. 224 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with photographs and drawings by Janet McGahan.
    TB03165  $25.00



  • Rodd, Francis Rennell:  General William Eaton The Failure of an Idea.  New York: Milton, Balch and Company, 1932. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in red buckram cloth covered boards with a gilt on blue title block on the spine and on the front board and with map end papers. In a very good+ dust jacket with the original price on the front flap with moderate soiling on the panels and spine area. A biography of General William Eaton, a native of Woodstock and Mansfield, Connecticut, who was an army officer and appointed to counsel of Tunis in 1798. He was later appointed Navy Agent to the Barbary States in which capacity he lead an incredibly difficult march through the Libyan Desert in an attempt to restore the throne to a deposed Pasha of the country. Leading a ragtag army he was able to secure a seaport town near Tripoli only to be recalled to the United States because of a negotiated settlement with the illegal ruler which called for the payment of a ransom for imprisoned American seamen. Eaton returned to the US humiliated and burning with anger. His efforts to undermine the American treaty with the despot and vindicate his actions only created enemies for Eaton. He retired from government service and died at the age of 47 in Brimfield, Massachusetts. 314 pages including an index, bibliography, text and illustrated with maps and reproductions of contemporary art.
    TB17868  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandRogers, Robert:  Ponteach Or The Savages Of America A Tragedy.  Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1914. First Edition, Limited Edition. Very good+ in 1/4 tan linen and blue gray paper covered boards with a printed paper label on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 6 1/4" with light soiling to the cloth on the spine and to the front board with a prior owner's name and date of 1914 on the first free end page. Without a dust jacket and lacking its original slip case. One of only 178 copies printed. 261 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Rogers, a map of the Mackinac area, a view of the Straits of Mackinac and a facsimile of the title page of Ponteach, 1766. With an introduction and a biography of Robert Rogers by Allan Nevins.
    TB26455  $400.00



  • Click on Image to expandRogers, Fred B.:  Soldiers Of The Overland.  San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1938. First limited edition by Grabhorn Press, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 tan buckram cloth with patterned paper covered boards with a paper label on the spine. Without a dust jacket. One of only 1,000 copies printed as noted on the limitation page at the rear of the text. The full title reads: "Soldiers Of The Overland Being some account of the services of General Patrick Edward Connor & his Volunteers in the Old West". 290 pages including an index, bibliography,chapter notes, text and illustrated with reproductions of early photographs, maps and with two, highly detailed, fold-out maps at the rear of the text. Ramon Adams in his bibliography Six-Guns and Saddle Leather states that the book contains "material on Joaquin Murieta and Three-Fingered Jack Garcia." (Six-Guns, 1888)
    TB20543  $125.00



  • Click on Image to expandRogers, Ernest E.:  Connecticut's Naval Office at New London During the War of the American Revolution.  New London: Private Printing, 1933. First Edition, Limited edition. Near fine in dark blue ribbed cloth covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the front board board and on the spine and with decorated end papers. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is very slightly rubbed. This title comprises Volume II of Collections from The New London County Historical Society. One of only 750 copies printed. 358 pages including an index of vessels, an index of names, bibliography, and illustrated with 27 photographs. The volume includes the merchantile letter book of Nathaiel Shaw (1735-1782) who was a naval agent and Connecticut merchant. (Gephart, 14416)
    TB26551  $50.00



  • Roland, Alex:  Underwater Warfare in the Age of Sail.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987. First Edition, First printing. Fine in bright blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a very good+ dust jacket with light rubbing on the front panel and with a small 1/8" closed tear at the lower edge of the front panel. 237 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes, text and illustrations.
    TB13503  $21.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesRoosevelt, Theodore:  Americanism And Preparedness Speeches of Theodore Roosevelt July to November, 1916.  New York: The Mail And Express Job Print, 1917. First Edition. Very good- in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the front board. An octavo of 8 8/16 by 5 3/8 inches with three dark stain on the front board, the cloth at the head and heel of the spine is worn and beginning to fray, the front hinge is weakening and there is a faint dampness stain in the upper margins throughout the book which did not affect the printed area. Inscribed and signed by Edith Kermit Roosevelt (President Roosevelt's wife and First Lady) at Sagamore Hill and dated March 18th 1920. 145 pages of text. Containing the speeches made by Roosevelt while attempting to encourage the nation to prepare for and enter into the First World War to help the allies in their battle with German and the other Axis Powers.
    TB29889  $600.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoosevelt, Theodore:  Roosevelt In The Kansas City Star War-Time Editorials.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1921. First Edition. Very near fine in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with a blind embossed seal of the Roosevelt Memorial Association on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/4" with light rubbing to the cloth at the corners of the head and heel of the spine and with a prior owner's name written on the rear end sheet. Without a dust jacket. 295 pages. Illustrated with a black and white photographic frontispiece and facsimiles of a note by Roosevelt and one of his editorial manuscripts. Containing an introduction by Ralph Stout, Managing Editor of The Star.
    TB27717  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoosevelt, Theodore:  Memories of the American Frontier.  n. p. (no city stated): Westvaco, 1977. Limited Edition, First printing. Fine in olive green buckram, cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine, a gilt decorative device on the front board and printed end sheets. Without a dust jacket as issued; and, missing its paper covered slip case. Laid-in is a presentation slip from a Westvaco official with a prior owner's name typed on the slip. 187 pages of text. The WESTVACO Christmas release of 1977 which is the 20th volume in Westvaco's annual American Classic series.
    TB28260  $35.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoosevelt, Theodore:  The Rough Riders.  Chicago, Ill.: The Lakeside Press, 2003. First Edition. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine, gilt borders on the front and rear boards and a gilt company logo on the front board with green printed end sheets. A 16mo measuring 6 3/4" by 4 1/4" with upper and lower headbands and with the top edge of the text block gilt. The book remains protected in the publisher's original shrink wrap. 317 pages including a list of the books in the series, an index, text and illustrated with photographs maps and reproductions of contemporary art. Edited by Marifeli Perez-Stable. Originally written by Roosevelt immediately upon his return from Cuba and published in 1899. This book continues the goal of the series to offer first person narrative accounts of personal experience.
    TB30368  $30.00



  • Rose, Robert T.:  Advocates and Adversaries.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1977. First thus. Near fin in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations and a gilt top edge with a bump to the upper corner of the front board. The Lakeside Classic release of 1977. A never before published account of the activities of Robert R. Rose during the eight years he practiced law in Kenmmerer, Wyoming. 322 pages including an index followed by a listing of other titles previously published in this series.
    TB21082  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandRosebush, Waldo E.:  Frontier Steel The Men and Their Weapons.  Appleton, Wisc.: C. C. Nelson Publishing Company for Eastern Washington State Historical Society, 1958. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and front board and with map end sheets. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2" with a prior owner's name and date on the first free end page. In a very good, unclipped, double sided dust jacket with a shallow 1/4" chip from the lower corner of the spine area and light wear and rubbing around the extremes. 355 pages including an index, bibliography, appendices, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with black and white photographs, five maps, two of which fold-out and one with an overlay plus the two at the end sheets, and facsimile reproductions of manufacturer's advertisements.
    TB28022  $45.00



  • Click on Image to expandRosen, Michael J. (Editor):  My Bug: for Everyone Who Owned, Loved, Or Shared a Vw Beetle. True Tales of the Car That Defined a Generation.  New York: Artisan, (1999). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in red cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and with an image of a VW Beetle on the front board embossed in silver. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket 159 pages of text and illustrated with color photographs and drawings by the editor and Eric Hansen and cartoons by Richard Koehler.
    TB29822  $20.00



  • Rosenbaum, Joel, and Tom Gallo:  The Broadway Limited.  Piscataway, NJ: Railpace Company Publications, 1988. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in heavy, printed, paper wraps over an adhesive binding. An oblong octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 11" with light creasing to the front panel and slight soiling to the title page. Without a dust jacket as issued. 96 pages of text and photographs in both color and black and white . The Broadway Limited was a special, all-Pullman, train operated by the Pennsylvania Railroad.
    TB25580  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoss, Malcolm:  The Cape Fear.  New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, (1965). First Edition, First printing. Near fine in light blue cloth covered boards with a gilt on dark blue title block on the spine. The top of the text block has minor dust staining and the spine is very slightly askew. The fore edge of the text block shows light foxing. In a very good- unclipped dust jacket with rubbing to the folds and to the ends of the spine area and with a 1/4" deep chip to the rear panel at the fold to the spine area. The verso side of the jacket shows considerable foxing which has not shown through to the recto side. Signed and dated in December, 1965 by the author's widow (Camille Ross). (As noted on the rear flap of the dust jacket, the author died in May of 1965.) The 57th volume in the Rivers of America Series. 340 pages containing an index, bibliography and text. This is one of the most uncommon titles in the series and given the signature of the author's widow it is certainly collectible.
    TB27069  $250.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoss, Marvin:  George Catlin Episodes From Life Among the Indians and Last Rambles.  Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, 1959. First Edition. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with a gilt on black title block on the spine. In a very good+, price clipped dust jacket with modest rubbing and light wear to the upper edges of the spine area and rubbing to the fold to the front flap. The 55th volume in The Civilization of American Indian Series which contains 152 scenes and portraits by Catlin. 357 pages including an index followed by a list of the series titles.
    TB30143  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoss, Alexander:  Alexander Ross The Fur Hunters Of The Far West.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, (1956). First Edition, First printing. Near fine in burnt orange cloth covered boards with a silver on black title block on the spine and silver colored design on the front board. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with tape repairs to the verso side and several short closed tears to the top edges of the spine area and front panel. The jacket is also showing extensive faint signs of foxing. The 20th volume in The American Exploration and Travel Series. 304 pages including an index. Illustrated with a number of black and white reproductions of earlier works of art. Edited by Kenneth A. Spaulding. A narrative of the years 1813 to 1825 in Alexander Ross' life as a fur trader while in the employ of the North West Company and the Hudson's Bay Company.
    TB27749  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoss, Clyde P.:  Routes To Desert Watering Places In The Lower Gila Region, Arizona.  Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1922. . Very good+ in printed paper wraps over a double stapled binding. Without a dust jacket as issued. Water-Supply Paper 490-C consisting of pages 271 to 315 of text illustrated with a fold-out map of the western states of the US. The text is followed by a pocket at the rear of the book containing two large fold-out maps in perfect condition.
    TB28974  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoss, John F.:  War On The Run The Epic Story of Robert Rogers and the Conquest of America's First Frontier.  New York: Bantam Book, (2009). Third Printing. Near fine in 1/4 gray cloth and yellow paper covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 9 by 5/7/8 inches with light pencil underlinings and marginal notations. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 548 pages containing an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated throughout with maps.
    TB29092  $20.00



  • Ross, Frank:  Goldship.  London: Book Club Associates, 1981. Book Club Associates edition. Near fine in black paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a very near fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Nautical fiction based on some elements of fact involving an old converted merchant ship on patrol in the South Atlantic in December of 1918.
    TB15896  $2.50



  • Rossell, Leonard:  Tracks & Trails.  New York: The Macmillan Co., 1928. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ with only modest rubbing at the spine ends in 1/4 green cloth and decorated paper covered boards. Without a dust jacket. 138 pages with a one page index, text, photographs and line drawings by the author. Sponsored and published by the Boy Scouts of America. Through a combination of short stories, illustrations of animals in the wild and photographs of animal tracks the author provides a unique guide. Followed by chapters on photographing wildlife and making plaster track casts.
    TB06883  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandRostand, Edmond:  Cyrano de Bergerac.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1984. Collector's Edition. Fine in full, dark green leather covered boards with two raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations in the compartments and with gilt text and an outline of Cyrano on the front board and with a gilt outline of Cyrano's back on the rear board. The end sheets are silk and there is a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. A small quarto measuring 10 1/2" by 6 3/4". Laid-in is the publisher's four page "Notes From the Archives". 210 pages of text. A new "English version by Louis Untermeyer with illustrations by Pierre Brissanud. One of the volumes in the Easton Press' collection of Library of Famous Editions.
    TB24885  $65.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoth, Philip:  Portnoy's Complaint.  New York: Random House, 1969. First Edition, Limited Edition. Near fine in tan cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine and a facsimile of the author's signature on front board. An octavo of 8 1/4 by 5 1/2 inches with slight soiling to the cloth on the spine. Without its issued dust jacket or the publisher's red paper covered slip case. One of only 600 copes signed and numbered by the author. This copy is identified as number 539 and is signed by the author on the limitation page. 274 pages of text. A very clean, tight and attractive copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30556  $400.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoth, Philip:  The Counterlife.  New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1986. First Trade Edition. Near fine in bright red-orange cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board. An octavo measuring 9" by 6" deep with minor bumps to the lower fore corners of the boards. In a near fine unclipped dust jacket with modest wear and rubbing to the upper edge of the spine area and a crease to the upper corner of the front flap. 324 pages of text. A very clean, tight and attractive copy.
    TB23306  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoth, Philip:  Portnoy's Complaint.  New York: Random House, 1969. First Edition, First printing. A very near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/2" deep with slight fading to the spine and boards, with a prior owner's name and address in ink on the first free end page and with light soiling to the hinge area of the front paste down and several small water spots to the top edge of the text block (none of which had any effect on the pages.) In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with a 1/2" long closed tear to the lower edge of the rear panel and two short closed tears to the upper edge of the spine area. 274 pages of text. A very clean, tight and attractive copy with a bright, clean dust jacket.
    TB23307  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoth, Philip:  The Breast.  New York: Holt, , Rinehart and Winston, 1972. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark purple cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with the author's initials stamped with gilt on the front board. An octavo measuring 8" by 5 1/2" deep. In a near fine unclipped dust jacket with a two very short 1/8" and 1/16" deep closed tears at the upper edge of the front panel with a faint crease between them. 78 pages of text. A very clean, tight and attractive copy with a bright, clean dust jacket.
    TB23309  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoth, Philip:  Deception.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1990. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with the author's initials blind stamped on the front board. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6 1/2" deep. In a near fine unclipped dust jacket with a 1/4" deep by 1/8" wide chip from the upper corner of the rear flap. 208 pages of text. A very clean, tight and attractive copy with a bright, clean dust jacket.
    TB23308  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoush, Herbert L. (Editor):  The Biography of T. C. Collins Written By Himself Part One 1832-1873.  Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 1986. Limited First Edition. Fine in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. There is a prior owner's name and date neatly written at the upper edge of the front pastedown. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. This is copy number 600 of only 750 copies printed as noted on the book plate pasted to the front end paper which is also signed by the author. The subject of this narrative, Thomas C. Collins, kept four journals of which the editor, Roush, has knitted together the life and adventures of a 19th century riverboat man in the Ohio River valley. His journals provide a unique first-person insight into early frontier days and the life on a big river. 302 pages followed by an index. Illustrated with reproductions of photographs and facsimiles of related early documentation.
    TB19111  $55.00



  • Click on Image to expandRowlands, John J.:  Cache Lake Country Life In The North Woods.  New York: W. W. Norton & Company Inc., (1947). First Edition, First Printing. Very good+ in green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a gilt seal on the front board with map end sheets. A small quarto measuring 9 1./4 by 6 inches with rubbing and light wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and minor bumping to the tips of the boards. Without its issued dust jacket. 272 pages including an index for the images of woodcraft. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece and throughout with line art in the margins and woodcut plate engravings by Henry B. Kane.
    TB28900  $35.00



  • Click on Image to expandRowling, J. K.:  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.  New York: Arthur A. Levine Books, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and decorated dark red paper covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. The fourth volume in the extremely popular Harry Potter series. 734 pages of text.
    TB30678  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandRowling, J. K.:  Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows.  New York: Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic Inc., 2007. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 yellow cloth and light green paper covered boards with metallic red text stamping on the spine and red end sheets. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 759 pages of text. A bright clean and crisp copy with no prior owner's markings or book plates.
    TB28939  $15.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoyal Irish Automobile Club:  Royal Irish Automobile Club Official Handbook 1938.  Dublin: Wilson, Hartnell & Co., 1938. . Very good+ in yellow cloth covered flexible boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front and rear boards. A small octavo of 7 3/4 by 5 inches with scattered light soiling to the boards. The contents are clean of markings, notations, names or soiling. Without a dust jacket. (viii), 144 pages of text followed by 60 (lx) pages of ads.
    TB29958  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expandRuby, Robert H. and John A. Brown:  The Chinook Indians Traders of the Lower Columbia River.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, (1976). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in bright blue paper covered boards with bold white text on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 inches. In a near fine,price clipped dust jacket with light rubbing around the edges of the spine area and the front panel. The 138th volume in The Civilization of the Amrican Indian Series. 349 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated from photographs and two maps.
    TB30127  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandRuby, Robert H. and John A. Brown:  The Cayuse Indians Imperial Tribesmen of Old Oregon.  Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, (1972). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in tan cloth covered boards with red and dark blue text stamped on the spine. A small quarto of 9 by 6 inches. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with 1/4" chips from the upper corners of the spine area, rubbing and slight loss of colors at the lower edge of the spine area and a 3/4 inch "v" shaped closed tear to the upper edge of the front panel. 345 pages containing a list of volumes in the series, index, bibliography, appendices and text. Illustrated from photographs and with 8 maps. Volume 120 in The Civilization of the American Indian Series.
    TB30112  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandRuby, Robert H. and John A. Brown:  Dreamer-Prophets of the Columbia Plateau.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, (1989). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/2 by 6 inches with a minor bump to the upper fore corner of the front board and a small price sticker removed from the front paste down. In a fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket. The 191st volume in The Civilization of the American Indian Series. Covering the Smohalla and Skolaskin. 257 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated from photographs and with maps.
    TB30131  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandRudder Magazine:  How To Build A Racer For $50 (Lark).  New York: The Rudder Publishing Co., 1899. First Edition. Good+ in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and a design of a sailboat on the front board. A quarto of 11 1/2 by by 9 1/2 inches with heavy wear and rubbing to the edges of the boards and with the cloth beginning to fray at the head of the spine. Without a dust jacket. 52 pages of text and with images from black and white photographs and five plates of line drawings.
    TB30653  $50.00



  • Ruggiers, Paul G.:  Florence In The Age of Dante.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1964. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in blue cloth covered boards with a gilt on black title block on the spine. There is a prior owner's book plate on the first free end page. In a very near fin unclipped dust jacket with light soiling to the rear panel. The 15th volume in The Centers of Civilization Series by the University of Oklahoma Press. 194 pages including an index.
    TB23731  $15.00



  • Rule, Margaret:  The Mary Rose.  Annapolis: Naval Institute Pres, 1984, 1982. Fourth Printing. Fine in green paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. Sub-titled: "The Excavation and Raising of Henry VIII's Flagship". A newly revised edition providing complete details on the salvage of the ship with an introduction by HRH The Prince of Wales. Laid-into the book is a photocopy of a 7/20/89 Boston Globe article on the re-surfacing of the ship.
    TB09087  $20.00



  • Rushdie, Salman:  The Jaguar Smile.  New York: Viking, 1987. First Edition, First printing. Near fine, remainder mark on bottom edge, else fine. In a fine dust jacket. By the author Satanic Verses.
    TB02687  $5.60



  • Click on Image to expandRusho, W. L.:  Everett Ruess A Vagamond For Beauty.  Salt Lake City: Gibbs M. Smith, Inc., 1983. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in pink paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine and with the same on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2". In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with a 3/4" closed tear to the lower edge of the rear panel. With an introduction by John Nichols and an afterword by Edward Abbey. 228 pages including an index, chronology, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The mystery of Everett Ruess' complete disappearance remains. He was an artist, poet and yearned for outdoor adventure. He was last seen in November of 1934 in Utah near where the Excalante and Colorado Rivers meet.
    TB27520  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandRuskin, John:  On The Old Road A Collection of Miscellaneous Essays, Pamphlets, Etc., Etc., Published 1834-1885 (3 Volumes).  Kent: George Allen, 1885. First Editions. All three volumes of this complete set are in good condition all bound in light blue-gray paper covered boards with paper labels on the spines. The spines are all moderately soiled and tanned and the heads and heels of the spines are well worn and rubbed. The front joints for all three volumes are starting but the hinges, bindings and pages for all are tight and strong with no pages loose. There is an early prior owner's name neatly written on the front paste down of each volume. Without dust jackets. Each volume is a small quarto measuring 9 3/16" tall by 5 3/4" deep. Volume I contains 400 pages; volume II contains pages 405 to 812 and volume III contains 435 pages including the index to all three volumes.
    TB20602  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandRussell, Carl P.:  Firearms, Traps, & Tools of the Mountain Men.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1967. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in red and bright orange cloth covered boards with a gilt on green title block on the spine and a gilt stamped decoration on the front board. In a very good+ price clipped dust jacket with one inch closed tear to the upper edge of the rear panel. "A guide in picture and text to the equipment of the trappers and fur traders who opened the Old West from the 1820's to the 1840's." A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6 1/4" containing 448 pages followed by an index. Illustrated throughout with more than 400 drawings and sketches of tools, weapons and implements used by the fur traders and mountain men of the era.
    TB27723  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandRussell, Henry B.:  Man Proposes A Story of Woodland Fancies.  New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1939. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with the lower 1/2 inch of the boards faded. In a very near fine unclipped dust jacket with minor rubbing to the panels. Warmly signed by the author on the second free end page. "A story which illustrates throughout that man proposes, but God disposes." 206 pages of text. An extremely handsome copy of a very uncommon title.
    TB20158  $32.00



  • Russell, Franklin:  Wings on the Southwind.  Birmingham: Oxmoor House, 1984. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and blind embossing on the front board. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Photography by Thase Daniel. 157 pages of text and color photographs through-out. With an introduction by Roger Tory Peterson.
    TB13923  $14.00



  • Click on Image to expandRussell, S. Thomas:  Under Enemy Colors.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2007). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 blue and red paper covered boards with bold gilt text and rules on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 5 7/8". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 486 pages of text. The first volume in the Commander Charles Hayden series.
    TB28414  $12.50



  • Click on Image to expandRussell, S. Thomas:  A Battle Won.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2010). First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in 1/4 black paper and dark green paper covered boards with bold gilt text and rules on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 5 7/8" with a remainder mark on the lower edge of the text block. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 452 pages of text. The second volume in the Commander Charles Hayden series.
    TB28413  $7.50



  • Click on Image to expandRutherfurd, Edward:  London.  New York: Crown Publishing, Inc., (1997). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 yellow and white paper covered boards with bold gilt text on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 829 pages of text. Historical fiction covering a two-thousand year span "as seen through the eyes of generations of the same six families." (from the dust jacket flap)
    TB29558  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandRyan, J. Francis (Editor):  Plymoulth Conn. 1776-1976.  N. P.: Self-published, 1976. First Edition. Very good+ in light blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. An octavo of 8 1/2 by 5 3/8 inches with the cloth tanned around the outside edges. Without a dust jacket and probably as issued. 199 pages of text and illustrated with black and white photographs.
    TB29902  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandRye, Graham:  The James Bond Girls.  London: Boxtree Limited, 1997. Reprint. Fine in pictorial heavy paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A quarto measuring 13" by 9". Without a dust jacket as issued. 80 pages of text and illustrated with color photographs throughout with a film by film analysis.
    TB24930  $20.00






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