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  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesSabatini, Rafael:  The Writings Of Rafael Sabatini.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1924 to 1937. First Editions, 'Definitive Edition'. All 34 volumes of this complete Definitive Edition set are in fine to near fine conditions in 3/4 dark purple leather and red cloth covered boards with gilt borders on the boards, five raised bands on the spines with gilt text and printer's devices in the compartments. Each volume is uniform in appearance and all are small octavos of 8 by 5 1/4 inches with the top edges of the text blocks gilt and with marbled end sheets. The bindings were created by The Riverside Press. Twenty of the volumes have a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down. Vol. 34 has slightly rubbed joints to the leather; two of the volumes have unopened pages and volume 31 has a dampness stain to the lower margins of the preliminaries and the first 30 pages of the text block with no migration into the printed areas. Each volume are illustrated with at least a frontispiece while most are illustrated with four or more plates after various artists. These volumes include: Scaramouche; Mistress Wilding; Bardelys The Magnifcient; The Snare; The Sea Hawk; Captain Blood His Odyssey; The Banner Of The Bull And Other Stories; Fortune's Fool; The Historical Nights' Entertainment - First Series; The Historical Nights' Entertainment - Second Series; The Life of Cesare Borgia; Torquemada and The Spanish Inquistion; The Strolling Saint; Saint Martin's Summer; The Carolinian; The Lion's Skin; The Trampling of The Lilies; The Shame of Motley; The Gates of Doom; The Tavern Knight; Bellarion The Fortunate; The Hounds of God; The Romantic Prince; The King's Minion; Captain Blood Returns; The Nuptials Of Corbal and The Tyrant; Scaramouche The King-Maker; The Black Swan; The Stalking Horse; Heroic Lives; Venetian Masque; Chivalry; The Fortunes of Captain Blood; and, The Lost King.
    TB29697  $1000.00



  • Click on Image to expandSabatini, Rafael:  Heroic Lives.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1934. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in red cloth covered boards with faded gilt text stamping on the spine and with a gilt embossed decoration on the front board. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5" with rubbing and wear to the cloth at the head of the spine and with repairs to the front hinge. In a good unclipped dust jacket with a 2" deep chip across the upper edge of the spine area and three small narrow chips from the fold to the front flap. 416 pages of text. A collection of six sketches of famous and heroic historical figures to include Richard I; Saitn Francis of Assisi; Joan of Arc; Sir Walter Ralegh; Lord Nelson; and Florence Nightingale.
    TB24678  $95.00



  • Click on Image to expandSabatini, Rafael:  The Life of Cesare Borgia.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1924, 1930. First revised edition. Very good in black cloth covered boards with red-orange text stamping on the spine with a short closed tear to the upper edge of the spine. In a good dust jacket with the original $1.00 price intact but with the upper 1.25" of the spine area missing as well as a 1.5" chip in the center of the spine area and rubbed at the folds. Sabatini was a prolific author and brilliant linguist (6 languages). This was his last of 31 novels. His most famous were Scaramouche (1921), Captain Blood (1922), and The Sea Hawk (1915).
    TB13573  $31.50



  • Click on Image to expandSabatini, Rafael:  The Historical Nights' Entertainment First Series.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1924. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in red cloth covered boards with faded gilt text stamping on the spine and with a gilt embossed decoration on the front board. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5" with rubbing and wear to the cloth at the head of the spine. Without its issued dust jacket. 387 pages of text illustrated with reproductions of earlier works of art. A collection of thirteen short stories.
    TB24677  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expandSabatini, Rafael:  The Lost King.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1937. First edition. Very good in black cloth covered boards with red text stamping on the spine with light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. . Without its issued dust jacket. 379 pages of text. Sabatini was a prolific author and brilliant linguist (6 languages). His most famous novels were Scaramouche (1921), Captain Blood (1922), and The Sea Hawk (1915). (Knight & Darley, A.40.b)
    TB28680  $10.00



  • Click on Image to expandSage, Dean, C. H. Townsend, H. M. Smith and William C. Harris:  Salmon And Trout.  New York: The Macmillan Company, 1902. First Edition. Very good+ in green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a gilt design and gilt text on the front board. The top edge of the text block is gilt. A small octavo measuring *' by 5 1/4" with small surface areas of the cloth on the spine and boards which have been nibbled by silver fish. There is a prior owner's name on the front paste down. Without a dust jacket. 417 pages including an index which is followed by a one page ad. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 20 plates and line drawings within the text. One of the volumes in the publisher's American Sportsman's Library.
    TB27857  $45.00



  • Click on Image to expandSaint Augustine:  The Confessions Of Saint Augustine.  Mount Vernon: Peter Pauper Press, n.d. (circa 1945). Reprint. Near fine in 3/4 red leather and red cloth covered boards with three raised bands on the spine with gilt tool work and gilt text in the compartments and gilt borders outlining the leather on the boards. A small quarto of 9 5/8 by 6 1/4 inches with a prior owner's name and date at the upper corner of the second free end page and with very slight fading to the leather over the spine and at the upper edge of the front board. 314 pages of text illustrated with 15 plates by Valenti Angelo. Translated by E. B. Pusey.
    TB30387  $90.00



  • Salisbury, Albert & Jane:  Two Captains West.  New York: Bramhall House, 1950. Early reprint. Fine in light green cloth covered boards with dark green text and decorations on the spine and on the front board with a prior owner's name on the fly title page. In a fine dust jacket. A photographic travelog of Lewis and Clark's trail to Oregon. 235 pages including an index, maps, text and photographs throughout. With drawings by Carter Lucas.
    TB15717  $24.50



  • Click on Image to expandSamuels, Edward A.:  Ornithology And Oology Of New England.  Boston: Nichols and Noyes, 1867. First Edition, First printing. Very good- in the publisher's original red-brown cloth covered boards with beveled edges, gilt text on the spine, a gilt embossed bird over a nest on the front board with clay end sheets. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 5 3/4" with a crease to the lower outside corner of the front board and with the cloth at the head and the heel of the spine worn and beginning to fray at the heel. There are a number of early prior owner's names and locations written on the front end pages. One plate was loose which has been professionally reinserted. Nonetheless, the fore edge of that plate became worn during its "free period". 583 pages including an index Illustrated with drawings in the text and with lithographic plates, those of which illustrate eggs are in color. Many of the plates show some spots of foxing. The full title reads: Ornithology And Oology Of New England: containing Full Descriptions of the Birds Of New England, and Adjoining states and Provinces, Arranged By a Long-Approved Classification and Nomenclature; together with a complete History of Their Habits, Times of Arrival and Departure, Their Distribution, Food, Song, Time of Breeding, and A Careful and Accurate Description of Their nests and Eggs; with Illustrations of many Species of the Birds, and accurate figures of their Eggs.
    TB24226  $200.00



  • Click on Image to expandSandburg, Carl:  Abraham Lincoln The War Years (4 Volume set in slipcase).  New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1939. All First Editions. All four volumes of this four volume set are in near fine condition in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stampings on the spines. Each is a small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 1/4 inches with a prior owner's embossed seal on either the first free end page or the title page of each book. The end sheets are slightly tanned with age. Without dust jackets as issued and missing the original, paper covered slip case. All four volumes are first edition, first printings. Volume I contains 660 pages and is illustrated with numerous engraved vignettes within the text with plates of photographic reproductions. Volume II contains 655 pages with a similar arrangement of vignettes and plates. Volume III contains 673 pages with illustrations as above; and, volume IV contains 515 pages including an extensive index for all four volumes and with illustrations as mentioned. For this heavy, four volume set additional shipping charges must be applied.
    TB29908  $150.00



  • Click on Image to expandSanders, Alvin Howard:  At The Sign Of The Stock Yard Inn.  Chicago: Breeder's Gazette, 1915. First edition, second state. Very good in the publisher's original 1/2 brown leather and green ribbed cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with green end papers. With the names of two prior owner's neatly written on the second free end paper. The leather at the joints is rubbed as are the lower fore edges of the boards with minor areas of rubbing to the head and heel of the spine. The binding is tight and clean. Without a dust jacket. The full title reads: "At The Sign of the Stock Yard Inn The same being a true account of how certain great achievements of the past have been commemorated and cleverly linked with the present; together with sundry recollection inspired by the portraits at the saddle and sirloin club." 322 pages of text with illustrations. Considered "scarce" by Ramon F. Adams in his bibliography of the Cattle Industry: The Rampaging Herd (Adams, Herd 1996)
    TB17377  $80.00



  • Sanderson, Michael:  Sea Battles A Reference Guide.  Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, 1975. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in dark red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with only a hint of rubbing at the head and heel of the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. 199 pages containing a bibliography, text with extensive illustrations and maps. The author provides a consise account of the "pricipal sea battles of history" from 449 BC to the end of World War II. 199 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with maps and reproductions of earlier works of art.
    TB15890  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandSandoz, Mari:  Crazy Horse The Strange Man of The Oglalas.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in tan cloth covered boards with red and blue decorations on the spine and front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2" with the cloth in the gutter of the front joint foxed due to a reaction with the glue used in the production of the book. The front end paper shows similar foxing in the hinge areas due to the same issue. There are no ownership marks, labels or book plates. In a very good- price clipped dust jacket with very shallow chipping across the upper and lower edges of the spine area and nicks at the fore corners of the panels and a a 3/4" deep by 1 1/4" long chip at the lower edge of the front panel and with the rear panel slightly soiled. 428 pages with the fold-out map at the front of the book.
    TB27714  $200.00



  • Click on Image to expandSandoz, Mari:  Cheyenne Autumn.  New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1953). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in light brown cloth covered boards with yellow and light gray text on the spine. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches with printed end sheets. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with light rubbing at the upper edge of the spine area and in spots on the front panel. The fold-out map is tipped in at rear of book just before the index. It is in fine, undamaged condition. 282 pages including an index, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with the map noted above and two sections of plates from black and white photographs.
    TB30773  $130.00



  • Click on Image to expandSandoz, Mari:  The Tom-Walker.  New York: The Dial Press, 1947. First Edition. Very good+ in light gray cloth covered boards with dark red text on the spine without the typical tanning to the end pages. A small octavo of 8 by 5 1/4 inches with a 1/8" closed tear to the cloth at the head of the spine and with light wear and rubbing to the both the head and heel of the spine. The contents are clean and bright. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with spine area faded with a crease down its middle, a chip of 1" wide by 1/4" deep at the lower edge of the front panel and nicks to the fore corners of the front panel. A novel covering the three generations of the Stone family from 1866. One of the more un-common early titles by Sandoz. A nice copy in its fragile dust jacket with no prior ownership marks, names, dates or notations.
    TB30408  $90.00



  • Click on Image to expandSandoz, Mari:  The Buffalo Hunters.  New York: Hastings House, 1954. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 burnt orange cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small octavo of 8 by 5 1/4 inches with map end sheets. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with light rubbing and light wear to the ends of the spine area and a 1/4" by 1 1/2 inch chip from the lower edge of the front panel. 372 pages of text and reproductions of contemporary art. The second volume in The American Procession Series.
    TB30038  $55.00



  • Sandoz, Mari:  The Cattlemen.  New York: Hastings House, 1958. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a very good+ dust jacket with the price clipped from the front flap and with some flecking of the colors at the ends of the spine area but no chipping. The 6th volume in the American Procession Series. 527 pages including an index, bibliography, text and a section of photographs. (Adams-Herd 2004)
    TB16455  $52.50



  • Sandoz, Mari:  Son of the Gamblin' Man.  New York: Clarkson & Potter, (1960). First Edition, First printing. Fine in ivory colored linen covered boards with a hint of dust staining to the top edge. In a very near fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap but with the spine area slightly faded. "A novel based on the lives of John Jackson Cozad and Robert Herri." 333 pages of text.
    TB13872  $35.00



  • Sandoz, Mari:  Old Jules Country.  New York: Hastings House, 1965. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a very near fine dust jacket w/ very modest flecking and wear at the top of the spine
    TB03729  $24.50



  • Sanford, John A.:  Song of the Meadowlark.  New York: Harper & Row, 1986. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket.
    TB03223  $7.35



  • Santee, Ross:  The Rummy Kid Goes Home and Other Stories of the Southwest.  New York: Hastings House, 1965. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in decorated tan cloth covered boards with blue text on the spine and a blue decoration on the front board. In a very good+ dust jacket with a price clipped front flap with rubbing at the ends of the spine area and at the folds. A collection of sixteeen short stories with illustrations by the author. A very handsome copy!
    TB15241  $17.50



  • Click on Image to expandSargent, Winthrop:  The History Of An Expedition Against Fort Du Quesne, In 1755; Under Major-General Edward Braddock.  Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1855. First Edition. Very near fine in the original brown, blind stamped cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 6" with only light wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and an early prior owner's name and date in pencil on the title page. Without a dust jacket and probably as issued. 423 pages including an index, appendices and text. Illustrated with a steel engraving of "Braddock's Battle Field", 6 fold-out plans, 2 fold-out maps, 1 map plate, and a vignette of Braddock's grave. A superb and extremely collectible copy of what Howes called the "Best account of the Draddock disaster." (Howes, S-112; Sabin, 7211)
    TB27711  $275.00



  • Click on Image to expandSargent, Shirley (Editor):  Seeking the Elephant, 1849 James Mason Hutchins' Journal of his Overland Trek to California.  Glendale, Calif.: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in red cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6 1/4" with the ghost of a 4" by 1 3/4" label on the first free end page. Without a dust jacket. One of only 750 copies printed of the first edition. The full title page reads: "Seeking the Elephant, 1849 James Mason Hutchins' Journal of his Overland Trek to California Including his Voyage to America, 1848 and Letters from the Mother Lode." 209 pages of text illustrated with a frontispiece portrait and a photographic reproduction of Hutchings" first issue of California Magazine. This is the 12th volume in the American Trails Series by The Arthur H. Clark Company.
    TB26375  $65.00



  • Click on Image to expandSaroyan, William:  Dear Baby.  London: Faber and Faber, Ltd., 1945. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in bright green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. There are two shallow cuts to the cloth at the lower edges of both boards. In a very good unclipped dust jacket with very shallow 1/8" chipping at the ends of the spine area. Signed, dated in the year of publication and warmly inscribed by the author to Vartkes Aharonian on the first free end paper at San Francisco in December 21, 1945. 108 pages of text containing a collection of twenty short stories.
    TB18551  $200.00



  • Saroyan, William:  Sons Come & Go, Mothers Hang In Forever.  New York: McGraw Hill, 1976. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a very good+ dust jacket with a closed tear at the base of the spine. A memoir of many of the famous personages in this writer's life.
    TB02049  $10.50



  • Click on Image to expandSartre, Jean-Paul:  Five Plays.  Franklin Center: The Franklin Library, 1978. Signed Limited Edition. Fine in full bright red leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and tool work in the compartments with elaborate gilt tooling on both the front and rear boards. The end sheets are silk and there is a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All edges of the text block are gilt. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/4" containing 484 pages of text and illustrated by Robert Borja. The leather over the spine is very slightly faded as are the outside edges of the end sheets. Signed by the author on the third free end paper. Included in this volume are Sartre's plays: No Exit, The Flies, Dirty Hands, The Respectful Prostitute, and The Condemned Of Altona. An extremely handsome, crisp and clean copy of a very scarce book with Sarte's valuable signature with no prior owner's names, dates, inscriptions or book plates.
    TB28538  $300.00



  • Sassienie, Paul:  The Comic Book The One Essential Guide for Comic Book Fans Everywhere.  London: Ebury Press, 1994. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black cloth covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine with a minor bump to the heel of the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. 336 pages containing an extensive index of comic titles and their publishers, a glossary of terms, an index of creators, text and hundreds of color photographs.
    TB14581  $28.00



  • Click on Image to expandSassoon, Siegfried:  Rhymed Ruminations.  New York: The Viking Press, 1941. First Edition. Good in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. The boards are badly stained from dampness with some leakage through to the end sheets. There is a prior owner's name in pencil on the first free end page. In a good, unclipped dust jacket with dampness stains on the verso and with two closed tears to the upper edge of the spine area and wear to the folds. 56 pages of text. A collection of 42 poems by Sassoon.
    TB28458  $10.00



  • Click on Image to expandSassoon, Siegfried:  Vigils.  New York: The Viking Press, 1936. First Edition. Very good in purple cloth covered boards with tarnished gilt text on the spine. The cloth on the spine is faded as is the upper corner of the front board. There is a prior owner's name in pencil on the first free end page. Without its issued dust jacket. 35 pages of text. A collection of 27 poems by Sassoon.
    TB28459  $10.00



  • Click on Image to expandSattelmeyer, Robert, and J. Donald Crowley:  One Hundred Years of Huckleberry Finn The Boy, His Book, And American Culture.  Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 1985. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in light blue cloth covered boards with a silver on brown title block on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 6" with white end sheets. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with two short closed tears at the upper and lower edges of the front panel. "Centennial essays edited by Robert Sattelmeyer and J. Donald Crowley. 428 pages of text containing a selected bibliography. An extremely handsome, clean and tight copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB27835  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandSaunders, Ruth Thomson:  The Book Of Artists' Own Bookplates.  Claremont, Calif.: Saunders Studio Press, 1933. First Edition, Limited Printing. Very good- in 1/4 black cloth and checkered paper covered boards with a printed, paper title block pasted to the spine. A 12mo measuring 7 3/8 by 5 1/8 inches with the bookplate of a previous owner on the front paste, the cloth at the head of the spine is worn down to the edge of the text block, the cloth at the heel of the spine is worn and rubbed as are the tips of the boards. Without a dust jacket. One of only 360 copies printed and signed by the author. This copy is identified as number 282 and is signed by the author on the limitation page. 87 pages of text including an index. Illustrated with 32 bookplate examples.
    TB28834  $200.00



  • Click on Image to expandSawtelle, William Otis:  Historic Trails and Waterway of Maine.  Augusta, Maine: Maine Development Commission, (1932). . Very good in light tan, printed paper wraps over a double stapled binding. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches with the edges of the front and rear covers showing wear and a number of closed tears. The contents are extremely clean of foxing, tanning and an prior ownership notations. Without a dust jacket and probably as issued. 107 pages of text illustrated with small engravings within the text. Tipped-in at the front of the book is fold-out map showing the "Eastern Portion of the Simancas Map 1610".
    TB29480  $15.00



  • Click on Image to expandScaeba [Isaac William Stuart]:  Hartford In The Olden Time Its First Thirty Years.  Hartford: F. A. Brown, 1853. First Edition, First printing. Good+ in the publisher's original, highly decorated light green cloth covered boards with gilt designs on the spine and on the front board. The cloth of the back strip at the joints is parted by 1" at the upper edge of the book and the cloth at the rear joint is parted by 3"; yet, the binding remains tight and strong. There is an early prior owner's name on the first free end page. Without a dust jacket, and probably as issued. An octavo measuring 8 7/8 by 5 1/2 inches containing 316 pages of text. Edited by W. M. B. Hartley Illustrated with five steel engravings and a folding map showing the layout of the town as of 1640 with lot owner's names. (Sabin; 30665. Armstrong: Connecticut A Bibliography of its History; 4889)
    TB28848  $150.00



  • Scamehorn, Howard L.:  The Buckeye Rovers in the Gold Rush.  Athens: Ohio University Pres, 1965. First Edition, First printing. Fine in decorated brown cloth covered boards with gilt and black text stamping on the spine. In a very near fine dust jacket with a modest amount of wear at the spine ends with 1/4" closed tear and light flecking. The edited extracts from the diaries of two members of the cooperative band of men from Ohio, known as the Buckeye Rovers, who traveled west to the California mine fields in the spring of 1849.
    TB05550  $17.50



  • Schaefer, Jack:  The Pioneers.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1954. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in tan cloth covered boards with red-brown text on the front board and on the spine. In a very good dust jacket with a price clipped jacket flap, two 1/4" chips at the upper edge of the front panel, a closed tear with creasing and a small chip at the base of the front panel, 1/4" chips across the upper edge of the spine area and light chipping across the lower edge and two 1/2" chips on the rear panel at the edges. A collection of eleven short stories by the author of Shane.
    TB09455  $157.50



  • Click on Image to expandSchaefer, Vincent J. and John A. Day:  The Atmosphere.  Norwalk: The Easton Press, 1985. Collector's Edition. Fine in dark red textured leather covered boards with gilt text stamping on the front board and spine with a red silk place holder sewn-in at the top of the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. A special collector's Fiftieth Anniversary Edition. Illustrated with color photographic plates by the authors and line drawings by Christy E. Day. 359 pages including an index. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides.
    TB22929  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandSchama, Simon:  Rough Crossing Britain, The Slaves and The American Revolution.  London: BBC Books, 2005. First Edition. Fine in dark brown paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 445 pages including an index and chapter notes with references. Illustrated with two sections of photographs and reproductions of contemporary works of art.
    TB21967  $35.00



  • Click on Image to expandScheffler, William L.:  Westport and Weston Connecticut.  Charleston, S. C.: Arcadia Publishing, (1998). First Edition. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in The Postcard History series. 128 pages of text and illustrated with black and white photographs throughout.
    TB29537  $15.00



  • Click on Image to expandSchiel, Jacob H.:  Journey Through The Rocky Mountains And The Humboldt Mountains To The Pacific Ocean.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, (1959). First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in lime green cloth covered boards with silver colored text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9" by 6" with light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and with mild dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with modest rubbing and wear to the ends of the spine area and with light soiling to the rear panel. Translated from the German and edited by Thomas N. Bonner. This is volume 27 in the University of Oklahoma's collection of books referred to as The American Exploration and Travel series. 114 pages of text including a list of other volumes in the American Exploration and Travel Series, an index, bibliography, a list of elevations and locations and text. Originally published in German in 1859, this was the author's account of his participation in the Gunnison Expedition sent out in 1853 from Missouri to explore railroad routes to the Pacific. A lame horse forced his return to the main party, an event which saved his life as Gunnison and the accompanying personnel were massacre by Indians. Schiel then joined the command under Lt. Beckwith which eventually reached the Pacific shore the following year. (Howes, S159)
    TB24815  $45.00



  • Click on Image to expandSchiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich Von:  William Tell.  Zurich: The Limited Editions Club, 1951. Limited Edition. Fine in 1/4 brown cloth and decorated paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt illustration of a crossbow on the front board. A small quarto measuring 10 1/2" by 7 1/2" with illustrated end sheets. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a fine, paper covered slip case with the title stamped in gilt on the spine end. One of only 1,500 copies printed with this copy identified as number 600 and signed by the illustrator, Charles Hug. Translated from the German in the meter of the original by Theodore Martin and with an introductory essay by Thomas Carlyle. 163 pages of text and illustrated with lithographs on stone by Charles Hug. William Tell. A very tight, clean and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB28070  $35.00



  • Scholefield, Alan:  Berlin Blind.  New York: William Morrow & Co., 1980. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards with slight fading at the ends of the spine and edges of the boards. In a near fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap but with modest curling at the upper edge of the spine area.
    TB14055  $4.20



  • Click on Image to expandSchoolcraft, Henry R.:  Narrative Of An Expedition Through The Upper Mississippi To Itasca Lake The Actual Source Of The River; Embracing An Exploratory Trip Through The St. Croix And Burntwood (Or Broule) Rivers In 1832..  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1834. First Edition. Very good- in the publisher's original light tan cloth covered boards with a printed paper label on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 3/4" by 5 1/2" with the cloth splitting at the joints, but with the binding still holding and with heavy foxing to the preliminaries and end sheets. There are two early prior owner's names in pencil on the first free end page. The fold-out map preceding the title page has a 4 inch closed tear which has been professionally repaired. 307 pages of text including an extensive appendix which is followed by a page of errata. Illustrated with the fold-out map mentioned above, a second fold-out map page [121] and three single page maps. Considered by Howes to be "quite scarce". Sabin states of this title: "Most of this narrative is occupied with interesting incidents of Indian life and character, extracts from manuscript journals of the fur-traders, and traditions of the aboriginies. Pages 169 to 210 of the Appendix, are devoted to an analysis and vocabulary of the Chippewa language." (Howes, S187; Sabin, 77878; Graff, 3698
    TB26959  $500.00



  • Click on Image to expandSchooler, Lynn:  The Last Shot The Incredible Story Of The CSS Shenandoah And The True Conclusion Of The American Civil War.  New York: Ecco an imprint of HarperCollins, (2005). First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and red paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 208 pages including a bibliography.
    TB24875  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandSchuler, Stanley:  The Cape Cod House America's Most Popular Home.  Exton, Penn.: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, (1982). First Edition. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and the same on the front board. A quarto of 11 by 8 3/8 inches with minor, faint spots of foxing to only the title page and the last page of the text. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with rubbing and wear to the upper edge of the spine area and at the fore corners of the panels over the tips of the boards and a 1/2" closed tear at the upper edge of the front panel. 144 including an index and text. Illustrated throughout with 143 images from black and white and color images from photographs.
    TB30666  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandSchuler, Stanley (Editor):  Hamburg Cove.  Old Lyme, Conn.: Lyme Historical Society, no date (circa 1990). First Edition. Fine in illustrated, heavy paper wraps over an adhesive binding. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". Without a dust jacket. 162 pages of text including an index, illustrated reproductions of earlier photographs and works of art all highlighting the history of Hamburg Cove in Lyme, Connecticut. One of the volumes in the Lyme's Heritage Series.
    TB25650  $12.00



  • Click on Image to expandSchullery, Paul:  American Fly Fishing A History.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, (1996). Collector's Edition. Fine in full, red leather covered boards with six compartments on the spine filled with gilt text and decorations. Both front and rear boards are decorated with a gilt image of a fisherman wading in water read to net a hooked fish. The top edge of the text block is gilt. The end sheets are of silk and there is a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. A small quarto measuring 10 3/4" by 8 1/4". Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is still contained within its original shrink wrap protection. Containing 278 pages of text including an index. Illustrated with drawings by the author. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Library of Fly-Fishing Classics which is no longer published and sold by The Easton Press. With the shrink wrap still in place there is no opportunity for a prior owner to add a book plate, names, dates or notations.
    TB30533  $75.00



  • Schullery, Paul:  The Bears of Yellowstone.  Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, In, 1986. First Revised Edt.. Fine in light brown cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with a deeply price clipped jacket flap, else fine The first edition of this book was published in 1980. It was revised by the author by re-writing the section on the natural history of the bears to reflect the new knowledge that had been learned on the ecology of the Yellowstone grizzly bears. 263 pages with index, text, sketches and photographs.
    TB07180  $31.50



  • Schultz, Ken:  The Complete Book of Sport Fishing.  New York: Mallard Press, 1989. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in light green paper covered boards with dark green text on the spine and front board and with a 1/2" ding to the upper edge. In a near fine dust jacket due to two 1" closed tears at the upper and lower edges of the front panel. Overall an outstanding copy! A folio measuring 14.25' x 10.25" containing 191 pages of index, text, drawings, color photographs arranged in chapters dealing with Equipment, Techniques and Species of fish. A Beautiful book!
    TB07225  $24.50



  • Click on Image to expandSchwiebert, Ennest G., Jr.:  Matching The Hatch.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1996. Collector's Edition. Fine in full red leather covered boards with five compartments on the spine with gilt text and decorations. The top edge of the text block is gilt. The end sheets are of silk and there is a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. A small quarto measuring 8 3/8" by 5 3/8 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. Containing 221 pages of text including an index. Illustrated with drawings by the author. Per the title page this is "a practical guide to imitation of insects found on eastern and western trout rivers". One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Library of Fly-Fishing Classics which is no longer published and sold by The Easton Press. A very handsome, tight, clean copy with no prior owner's names, dates, notations or book plates.
    TB30544  $90.00



  • Click on Image to expandScott, Sir Walter:  The Vision of Don Roderick, The Field of Waterloo, and Other Poems.  Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Company, 1815. Third Edition. Near fine in a recent full, burgundy leather binding with gilt text stamping and rules on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5" with marbled edges to the text block which is clean, bright and completely free of foxing or tanning and without any prior owner's names, book plates or markings. Without a dust jacket as it most probably never had one. 264 pages of text. A collection of 26 poems. With page 159 misnumbered as called for in William B. Todd's and Ann Bowden's extensive bibliography of Sir Walter Scott A Bibliographical History. (Todd, 59Ai) A beautifully bound copy of a fine Edinburgh edition of Scotland's most famous bard.
    TB24168  $140.00



  • Click on Image to expandScott, Genio C.:  Fishing In American Waters.  New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1869. First Edition. Good in original brown cloth covered beveled boards with gilt text on the spine and a gilt image of a fish on the front board. A small octavo measuring 7 7/8" by 5 1/8" with brown end sheets. The front and rear hinges are starting and the cloth at the head and heel of the spine is well worn. Without a dust jacket. 484 pages including an index followed by four pages of ads from the publisher. Illustrated with a frontispiece and "one hundred and seventy illustrations". (Bruns, S-89; Wetzel, American Fishing Books, p209; Thacher, Angling Books, p456)
    TB28058  $75.00



  • Scott, Sir Walter:  Ivanhoe.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1923. Early reprint. Very good+ in black cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with an illustrated paper plate affixed to the front board. There is modest rubbing and wear to the head of the spine and several white splotches of paint to the rear board. The paste-on label has no wear loss, or rubbing. A gift inscription has been written on the front free end paper and there is a prior owner's book plate on the verso of the fly title page. There are no marks or notations in the book although the front hinge has been repaired and there is minor dampness staining and wrinkling to the first three end papers. With illustrations by Frank E. Schoonover. 515 pages with all 9 color plates present.
    TB15495  $52.50



  • Scott, Sir Walter:  The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott.  New York: T. Y. Crowell, no date. Reprint. Very good in highly decorated red cloth covered boards with beveled edges, gilt and black embossing on the spine and front board with gilt fore, top and bottom edges. With 580 numbered pages.
    TB12110  $17.50



  • Scott, Bart., Sir Walter:  Quentin Durward.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923. Reprint of 1933. Very good- in black cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine quite faded and with moderate wear and rubbing to the head and heel of the spine. There are no marks or notations anywhere in the book and there is not rubbing or loss to the illustrated plate fixed to the front board. A clean copy of one of The Scribner's Illustrated Classics for young readers. With illustrations by the C. Bosseron Chambers. With all 9 black and white and colore plates present as well as the title page illustration.
    TB15580  $14.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple images[Scott, Sir Walter]:  The Life Of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor Of The French With A Preliminary View Of The French Revolution.  Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey, 1827. First Edition In Original Boards. All three volumes of this complete set are in good condition each bound it their original, 1/4 tan cloth and blue paper covered boards with the remnants of their paper labels on the spines. Each is a small octavo of 9 1/4 by 5 3/4 inches with the top edges trimmed and the other edges rough cut. All three volumes suffer from dampness stains to the margins and the last 18 pages of volume II the damp staining is more extensive. All three volumes show an early prior owner's name (A. D. Smith) scattered throughout and, as stated above, the paper labels only remain in part. Volume I contains 516 pages. Volume II contains 399 pages and volume III contains 366 pages followed by an appendix of 69 pages which is followed by a two page errata.
    TB30801  $200.00



  • Click on Image to expandScull, E. Marshall:  Hunting In The Arctic And Alaska.  Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1915. Second Edition of October, 1915. Very good+ in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. An octavo of 8 5/8 by 5 7/8 inches with minor nibbling by insects to the cloth over the spine and to the fore edge of the rear board and with the upper fore corner of the front board bumped. Without a dust jacket. 304 pages including an index, notes on contributors, appendices and text. Illustrated with 136 black and white images from photographs and with eleven maps.
    TB30692  $80.00



  • Scully, Vincent:  New World Visions of Household Gods & Sacred Places American Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art 1650-1914.  Boston: New York Graphic Society and Little Brown and Company, 1988. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with moderate wear at the upper edge of the spine area. 183 pages including an index, text and heavily illustrated with black and white and color plates and photographs throughout.
    TB20118  $10.00



  • Click on Image to expandSears, Stephen W.:  Chancellorsville.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1988. Collector's Edition. Fine in full light brown leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spine, with gilt text and decorations in the compartments and with all edges of the text block gilt. The end sheets are silk and the front and rear boards of each are decorated in embossed gilt borders and crossed flag decorations. There is a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-into the head of the spine. An octavo measuring 8 3/4" by 5 3/4". One of the volumes in The Easton Press's collection of the Great Battles Of The Civil War series. Illustrated with a full-color frontispiece by Mort Kunstler. A very fine, extremely handsome, clean copy with no prior owner's marks, notations or book plates. The book remains in its original shrink wrap.
    TB24626  $125.00



  • Sears, Stephen W. (Editor):  The Civil War Papers of George B. McClellan Selected Correspondence 1860-1865.  New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1989. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 black cloth and black paper covered boards with small gilt text stamping on the spine with a black remainder mark on the top edge of the text block. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. A small quarto measuring 9 3/16" tall by 6 3/8" deep containing 651 pages including an index, index of addressees and text and illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of McClellan. Over half of the 813 letters and dispatches printed within this volume are published for the first time making this a new and valuable resource for specialists of the War Between the States.
    TB18990  $30.00



  • Seattle, Chief:  Brother Eagle, Sister Sky.  New York: Dial Books, 1991. First Scholatic Edition. Fine in illustrated paper covered boards. Without a dust jacket.
    TB02989  $10.00



  • Click on Image to expandSecretary of the Navy:  Letter from The Secretary of the Navy, of the Twenty-Seventh Instant, To The chairman of the Naval Committee, together with sundry documents. December 31, 1813. Printed by order of the Senate of the United States..  Washington City: Printed by Roger C. Weightman, 1813. . Recently bound in royal blue cloth covered boards with a paper label on the front board. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5". The contents show only light tanning and a few minor spots of foxing. Without a dust jacket. 19 pages comprising letters detailing the victory of USS Enterprise against HMS Boxer on Sept. 5, 1813 off the coast of Monhegan Island, Maine; and, letters from Oliver Hazard Perry detailing the victory of the US squadron on Lake Erie over the British squadron occurring on September, 10, 1813.
    TB26978  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandSekigawa, Eiichiro:  Airview's German Military Aircraft in The Second World War.  Tokyo: Kantosha Co., Ltd., 1960. Second Edition of 1960. Near fine in bright red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and front board. Without a dust jacket. 160 pages of text and tables describing the German aircraft of World War II. This volume is entirely in English.
    TB20655  $15.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesSelleck, Rev. C. M.:  Scenes In Fairfied County Published in Twelve Parts.  Chicago: W. H. Parish Publishing Co., 1893. . A complete collection of twelve folios each within printed, heavy paper wraps over stapled bindings. Each folio measures 13 1/4 by 10 13/16 inches. Each of these folios (or "Parts") are protected within clear, polyester, archival sleeves. All twelve folios are contained within a cardboard box. The parts vary in conditions ranging from very good to near fine with any damage limited to chipping to the wraps or separation at the fold of the wrapper. Each of the twelve parts typically contain 8 pages all printed on the recto sides. (Part 2 contains only 6 pages.) At least one page in each is printed text by Rev. C. M. Selleck. The rest of the pages are illustrated with fine black and white photographs of scenes along the Norwalk River, large attractive Victorian homes in Danbury, Wilton, Norwalk, Stamford and Greenwich. The majority of the photographs are of scenes, homes, or institutional buildings are in Norwalk. Of interest are unusual photographs of early saw mills on the Norwalk River, harbor scenes of Norwalk and South Norwalk, the Col. Frank Roberts Military School, the hotel at Roton Point, the Norwalk Club, Belle Island, There is no indication of the name of the photographer. No copies of this title are listed for sale on the Internet at this time and no copies could be found on OCLC.
    TB29723  $575.00



  • Click on Image to expandSellins, Alvin:  The Stanley Plane A History And Descriptive Inventory.  n.p.: The Early American Industries Association, c. 1975, 1982. Fifth Printing of 1982. Fine in light blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4 by 6 inches. In a near fine, unclipped (no price), dust jacket with a 1/2 inch closed tear to the lower edge of the rear panel. 216 pages including a cross reference index, bibliography and text. Illustrated throughout with line drawings and black and white photographs.
    TB28831  $40.00



  • Selzer, Richard:  Down From Troy A Doctor Comes of Age.  New York: William Morrow & Co., 1992. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 white cloth and paper covered boards with a red remainder dot on the bottom edge. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. The author, both a surgeon and writer, returns to his hometown in upstate New York to recount his coming of age.
    TB13519  $7.00



  • Sendak, Maurice:  Nutcracker.  New York: Crown Publishing, 1984. First Crown Edition. Fine in blue cloth covered boards. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Text by E. T. A. Hoffman and illustrations by Sendak.
    TB11044  $31.50



  • Click on Image to expandSeroff, Victor:  Franz Liszt.  New York: The Macmillan Company, 1966. First Edition, First printing. Fine in light green cloth covered boards with dark green text on the spine and front board with a reinforced library binding provided by the publisher. A small quarto measuring 9" tall by 6" deep. In a fine but price clipped dust jacket 152 pages including an index. Illustrated throughout with reproductions of contemporary works of art.
    TB23238  $12.00



  • Click on Image to expandSerrao, John:  The Wild Palisades of the Hudson.  Westwood, NJ: Lind Publications, 1986. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with silver colored text on the spine. A quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/4". In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with a 1/3" closed tear at the upper edge of the front panel, modest rubbing and wear to the upper edge of the spine area and with the same to the upper fore corners of the panels at the folds to the flaps. Inscribed, signed and dated by the author on the first free end page. (169) pages including an index, appendix, bibliography and text. Illustrated throughout with line drawing maps for numerous trails, black and white photographs and a large section of color photographs.
    TB24970  $50.00



  • Service, Robert W:  Rhymes of a Red Cross Man.  New York: Barse & Hopkins, 1916. First Edition, First printing. Very good in green cloth covered boards with the gilt text stamping on the spine rather faded. Without a dust jacket. 192 pages.
    TB00066  $10.50



  • Servies, James A.:  The Log of H.M.S. Mentor 1780-1781 S New Account of the British Navy at Pensacola.  Pensacola: University Presses, 1982. First Edition, First printing. Fine in decorated brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stampings. In a fine jacket with a narrow 1.5" long ink mark on the rear panel. "A New Account of the British Navy at Pensacola" edited by James A. Servies with an introduction by Robert R. Rea. "This is the only major British account of the siege of Pensacola and is one of the few logbooks published in 350 years of Florida's Gulf Coast history." (from the dust jacket flap) 207 pages including a glossary, text and maps.
    TB12238  $25.00



  • Sesqui-Centennial Committee:  Official Program of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration Hancock, New Hampshire August 21 -22, 1929.  Hancock, N. H.: Sesqui-Centennial Committee, 1929. . Very good+ in heavy printed paper wraps over a triple stapled and glue binding. Without a dust jacket as issued. Unpaginated but containing 16 pages of text illustrated with a frontispiece and several black and white photographs.
    TB24058  $10.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesSeton, Ernest Thompson:  Lives Of Game Animals (Volumes I - IV).  Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, (1925-1928). Reprints. This complete, four volume set is bound in full red leather covered boards with five raised bands on the spines with gilt tool work and gilt text in the compartments, elaborate gilt tooling for borders around the edges of the boards, silk end sheets and with all edges of the text blocks gilt. The leather turn-ins are decorated with gilt tooling. Each volume is an octavo of 8 3/4 by 6 1/4 inches with the leather over the spine faded to a light brown and with mild rubbing and light wear to the tips of the boards and lower edges of the same. The rear boards of each volume are stamped in gilt with a prior owner's name. The subtitle for each volume reads: "An Account of those Land Animals in America, north of the Mexican Border, which are considered "Game," either because they have held the Attention of Sportsmen, or received the Protection of Law." Volume I (Cats, Wolves, and Foxes) contains 640 including an index and extensive illustrations by the author. Volume II (Bears, Coons, Badgers, Skunks, and Weasels) contains 746 pages including an index with illustrated. Volume III (Hoofed Animals) contains 780 pages including an index and illustrated as above. Volume IV (Rodents) contains 949 pages including an index and as stated on the title page of each volume the entire set is illustrated "with 50 maps and 1,500 illustrations by the author". An exquisite set in full leather and the only one presently listed for sale on the Internet.
    TB30388  $500.00



  • Click on Image to expandSeton Thompson, Ernest:  The Trail of the Sandhill Stag.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. First Edition, First printing. Very near fine in the publisher's original light green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with a gilt on green title block on the front board and with light green end sheets with the top edge of the text block gilt. A small octavo measuring 7 3/4" by 5 3/4" with the edges of the boards flexible boards tilted inward and with very light soiling to the front board. Without a dust jacket as existent copies are seldom seen. 93 pages of text illustrated with a color frontispiece and 60 drawings by the author/artist 7 of which are full page plates. There are no markings, gift inscriptions or book plates within this copy. The hinges and joints are tight and strong with all pages tight. Uncommon in such nice condition.
    TB24758  $40.00



  • Settle, Mary Lee:  Charley Bland.  Franklin Center, Penn.: The Franklin Library, 1989. Signed First Edition. Fine in full dark green leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are marbled with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. An octavo measuring 8 5/8" tall by 5 3/4" deep containing 207 pages of text. Signed by the author on the specially tipped-in second free end page. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Leslie W. Bowman. One of The Franklin Library's volumes in their collection for the Signed First Edition Society. A beautiful, tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates. Laid-in is a two page letter on heavy stock from the publisher describing the author and this title.
    TB21296  $45.00



  • Click on Image to expandSettle, Raymond W. and Mary Lund Settle (Editors):  Overland Days To Montana in 1865 .  Glendale, Calif.: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1971. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4 by 6 inches with a prior owner's address label at the upper corner of the front paste down and with a narrow 2" long scratch to the cloth on the front board. Else fine. Without its issued, unprinted, plain, brown paper dust jacket. One of only 1,650 copies printed. 232 pages including an index, bibliography, text and illustrated with a number of black and white photographs and a fold-out map of the Overland Route to Montana. Subtitled: The Diary of Sarah Raymond and Journal of Dr. Waid Howard. This is the eighth volume in the American Trail Series by The Arthur H. Clark Company.
    TB24138  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandSeuss, Dr. [Theodor Seuss Geisel]:  Green Eggs and Ham.  New York: Beginner Books by Random House, 1960. Later Printing. Near fine in illustrated paper covered boards with black text on the spine. An octavo measuring 9 by 6 inches with the spine area faded from orange to a light yellow. There are also two, small faint stamp marks in the upper right corner of the first free end page; one shows the letter S surrounded by a circle and the second showing 51B2. In a near fine, price clipped dust jacket with fading to the spine area around the fold to the front panel to a depth of 1 1/4 inch and across the upper 1 1/8 inch of the front panel. This fading has caused the orange colored jacket to appear off white in the faded areas. The jacket is a later state as the words "only 50 Different Words" is printed on the front flap of the jacket and with 25 other titles by Dr. Seuss listed on the rear flap instead of the rear panel. 62 pages of text and color illustrations.
    TB26357  $25.00



  • Sewall, John S.:  The Logbook of the Captain's Clerk.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1995. First edition. Fine in decorated dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt decorations and a gilt top edge to the text block. Still within the publisher's original shrink wrap. The Lakeside Classic release of 1995. Sub-titled: Adventures in the China Sea. The first book in the series to begin to explore the narratives of Americans to travel outside of the borders of the US.
    TB15052  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandSeward, Senator William H.:  Speech of William H. Seward, For The Immediate Admission Of Kansas Into The Union. Senate Of The United States, April 9, 1854..  Washington, DC: Printed by Buell & Blanchard, 1854. . Unbound sheets in very good condition with some tanning in the margins. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 6". A single sheet folded three time with16 numbered pages of double column text. (Sabin, 79572)
    TB27460  $25.00



  • Shaara, Jeff:  Gods and Generals.  New York: Ballantine Books, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards with very slight crimping to cloth at the heel of the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. This author is the son of Michael Sahara who wrote the Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Killer Angels. And, the son writes a moving and accurate account of the years which preceded Gettysburg. 498 pages.
    TB20098  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandShakespeare, William:  The Complete Works of Shakespeare, From The Original Text Carefully Collated And Compared With The Editions of Halliwell, Knight And Collier: With Historical And Critical Introductions, And Notes To Each Play.  New York: Johnson, Fry And Company, n.d. circa 1860. Limited Edition. All three volumes of this complete three volume set are in very good+ condition in full, decorated, brown leather with gilt text and decorations between five raised bands and with the author's last name in gilt on the front and rear boards and decorated completely with blind embossing. All three volumes are small quartos of 10 1/2 by 7 1/4 inches with all edges of the text blocks gilt. Two of the volumes have the outside edges of the leather covered boards scuffed as are the heads and heels of the spine. Without dust jackets as most likely issued. This was a limited edition set with these volumes identified as "94" on the recto side of the frontispieces. One volume contains the Comedies with 621 pages with a dampness stain to the lower fore corners of the final free end pages . Another volume contains the Histories with pages 623 to 1097 with dampness stains to the front paste down, preliminaries and the final 14 pages. The final volume contains the Tragedies with pages 1099 to 1725 with no dampness stains. Illustrated throughout "with new and finely executed steel engravings chiefly portraits in character of celebrated American actors, drawn from life, expressly for this edition." (quotation from the title page) Overall a very handsome set with no weakness in the joints or hinges.
    TB29897  $400.00



  • Click on Image to expandShakespeare, William:  The Comedies, Tragedies and Histories of Shakespeare (3 volume set).  New York: The Heritage Press, 1958. Heritage Press Editions. All three volumes of this complete set are uniformly bound in 3/4 red leather (morocco) with red cloth covered boards. Each volume has four raised bands on the spines with gilt stamped text and tool work in the compartments and with gilt borders outlining the edges of the leather on the boards. The end sheets are marbled paper and the top edges of the text blocks are gilt. Each volume is a small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 5 1/2" with a long gift inscription on the first free end page of each book. The Histories contains 1016 including a glossary and is illustrated by wood engravings by John Farleigh. The Tragedies contains 1362 pages with a glossary and is illustrated with wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker. The Comedies contains 1119 pages with the glossary and is illustrated by Edward Ardizzone. An exceptional set in fine leather bindings by Maurin.
    TB26771  $175.00



  • Click on Image to expandShakespeare, William:  Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories and Tragedies.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 1954. . Very good+ in tan buckram covered boards with a gilt on red spine label. A thick quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/4" with rubbing and wear to the cloth at the corners of the spine and at the lower fore tips of the boards. The binding remains very tight with no obvious weakening of the joints or hinges. A facsimile edition prepared by Helge Kokeritz. With an introduction by Charles Tyler Prouty. Illustrated with the frontispiece portrait of Shakespeare. 889 pages. A very collectible copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB27516  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandShakespeare, William:  William Shakespeare Sonnets.  New York: Payson & Clarke, Ltd., 1927. Facsimile Edition. Very good in 1/4 white and printed paper covered boards with blue text on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 5 1/2" with soiling to the spine and boards with light foxing throughout its completely uncut pages. Without a dust jacket. Unpaginated. A facsimile reprint of Shakespeare's Sonnets originally published in 1609. One of the volumes in The English Replicas series.
    TB26472  $40.00



  • Shaner, John:  The Ludendorff Pirates.  Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1978. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 blue cloth and paper covered boards with the upper edges very lightly faded. In a very good dust jacket with light wear and two 1/8" chips at the bottom edge of the spine area & a 1/4" closed tear at the upper edge of the front panel. Co-authored with Al Ramrus. A novel "about the hijacking of the largest German Battleship of WWII".
    TB09370  $4.48



  • Click on Image to expandShank, William H.:  The Canals of New York State.  York, Penn.: The American Canal and Transportation Center, 1995. Second Printing. Fine in illustrated heavy paper wraps with a double stapled binding. A small quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/2". Without a dust jacket as issued. 60 pages of text illustrated with maps and extensive black and white photographs.
    TB23062  $15.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesShannon, Joseph:  Manual Of The Corporation Of The City Of New York.  New York: E. Jones & Co., Printer, 1868. . Very good in its original dark red, pebbled cloth covered boards with elaborate gilt text and designs on the spine and the New York City seal on the front board. A thick octavo measuring 8 5/8 by 5 3/4 inches with two 1/8" deep chips to the cloth at the head of the spine and fraying to the rest of that edge and the cloth at the heel of the spine is completely worn down to the edge of the text block. The first free end page has been torn away (it was blank) and now replaced allowing for a reinforced front hinge, the rear hinge is starting and several of the plates towards the rear of the volume have dampness stains on their margins. One of the hand colored plates (facing p792) is torn so that only about 1/3rd of the plate remains. 912 pages of tables and text. Illustrated throughout. At the front of the book is the hand-colored, fold-out map of Manhattan which is largely undamaged or worn. Near the rear of the book is the very large, fold-out map of upper Manhattan above 86th Street to illustrate the Battle of Harlem Heights. Other than a few un-necessary creases, this map is also undamaged. The large, engraved bird's eye map of the city and it environs has a number of closed tears, but no losses. This copy is further illustrated with 9 black and white plates, 11 color plates, two-fold out plates and 76 engravings within the text.
    TB29399  $400.00



  • Click on Image to expandShapiro, Adrian M. Jackson R. Bryer and Kathleen Field:  Carson McCullers A Descriptive Listing and Annotated Bibliography of Criticism.  New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/2 by 5 3/8 inches. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine are slightly rubbed and the top edge of the text block is dust stained. Without a dust jacket. 315 pages including an index and text. A bibliographic source listing books, contributions, periodicals and books about the author.
    TB30006  $20.00



  • Sharake, Edwin:  The Borderland.  New York: Hyperion Books, 2000. Second Printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. A novel about Texas during the time of the Republic set in 1839.
    TB12064  $4.90



  • Sharp, Paul F.:  Whoop-Up Country The Canadian-American West, 1865-1885.  Helena: Historical Society of Montana, 1955, 1960. First thus, second edition. Near fine in brick red cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and with a black illustration on the front board and illustrated end papers with a prior owner's name and address neatly written on the front free end paper. In a very good- dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap but with light wear and rubbing at the ends of the spine area and light soiling to the panels. The author, a note historian, researched the extensive files of the Montana and Canadian archives to recreate the "Canadian-American romance" of twenty years which was instrumental in the building of the West. It is a story of "rare adventure and frenzied commerce" lead by "whiskey- traders, fur men, money-changers, merchant princes, bullwhackers, wolfers, buffalo robe-hunters, savageBalackfeet, sly Assinibonine and Gros Ventre, con-men and cattlemen...." 347 pages inclduing an index, chapter notes, text and with extensive illustrations by Charles M. Russell and with an introduction by Michael Kennedy. The first edition of the book was produced in 1955 by The University of Minnesota Press. This edition is the first illustrated edition.
    TB17553  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandSharpe, Philip B.:  The Rifle In America.  Fairfax, Virginia: The Firearms Classics Library of The Nation Rifle Association, 1995. Special Collector's Edition. Fine in full black leather pigskin covered boards with gilt text and decorations between five raised bands on the spine and with gilt borders and decorations on the front and rear boards. The end sheets are silk, all edges of the text block are gilt and there is a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. A small quarto measuring 10 1/2" by 8". 641 pages of text including an index, an index of illustrations, appendices and illustrated throughout with line drawings, steel engravings and reproductions of photographs. A special, facsimile reprint of the first edition of this title which was originally printed in New York in 1938 by William Morrow and Company. An extremely handsome, tight, clean and crisp copy with no prior owner's marks, notations or book plates.
    TB24370  $75.00



  • Shattuck, Roger:  Forbidden Knowledge From Prometheus to Pornography.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black and gray paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. With a prior owner's name and date on the fly title page. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. 369 pages of text including an index.
    TB17610  $10.00



  • Shaughnessy, Jim:  Delaware & Hudson.  Berkeley: Howell-North Books, 1967. 5th Printing of Nov., 1974. Fine in olive green cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and front board and with decorated end papers. In a very good+ dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap and with light wear and rubbing at the ends of the spine area and at the upper edge of the front panel & with a 1/4" deep chip on the rear panel. "The history of an important railroad whose antecedent was a canal nework to transport coal." "The bridge line to New England and Canada." With 488 pages, 625 illustrations, album, roster, maps, appendix and an index.
    TB15228  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandShaw, George Bernard:  Two Plays For Puritans.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1979. Collector's Edition. Fine in full bright red leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. A quarto measuring 11 3/16" tall by 6 1/2" deep containing 215 pages of text. Two plays by George Bernard Shaw titled: The Devil's Disciple and Caesar and Cleopatra. Illustrated with drawings by George Him. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. With a prior owner's book plate on the verso of the first free end page; otherwise, a beautiful, tight, clean copy with no dates, notations or inscriptions.
    TB22799  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandShaw, Irwin:  The Young Lions.  Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1979. Limited Edition. Fine in full blue-gray leather covered boards with extensive gilt tooling on the boards and with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text stamping and tooling in the compartments. The end papers are silk and there is a matching placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All edges of the text block are gilt. The author's first novel which centers around three soldiers from World War II. Two are Americans and one is Austrian. 728 pages of text illustrated with drawings by Dennis Lyall. A fine bright copy with no prior owner's names, dates, notations or book plates.
    TB30619  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandShaw, Irwin:  Bread Upon The Waters.  New York: Delacorte Press, (1981). Signed Limited Edtion. Fine in full dark blue leather covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine, a gilt rule on both boards and a gilt facsimile of the author's signature on the front board and with marbled end sheets with all edges of the text block gilt. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a fine dark blue leather covered slip case with the author's facsimile signature on one panel. One of only 500 limited edition copies signed by the author on the second free end page with this copy identified as number 66. 438 pages of text. An extremely handsome, tight, clean and unread copy with no prior owner marks, notations or book plates.
    TB25076  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandShaw, Peter:  American Patriots and the Rituals of Revolution.  Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1981. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6" with a gift inscription on the front free end page. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with rubbing and wear to the ends of the spine area. 279 pages including an index, chapter notes and text. The author "explores the interactions of personal conscience, crises, and crowds, as America moved toward war." (from the jacket flap).
    TB24603  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandShaw, Bernard:  Three Plays.  Franklin Center, Penn.: The Franklin Library, 1979. A Limited Edition. Fine in full dark red leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. An octavo measuring 8 7/8 by 5 7/8 inches with faint spots of foxing showing through the gilt on the fore and bottom edges of the text block. 481 pages of text. Illustrated with drawings by Paul Hogarth A beautiful, tight, clean and crisp copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB30668  $25.00



  • Shaw, Irwin:  The Top of The Hill.  New York: Delacorte Press, 1979. Second Printing. Near fine in light gray and light blue cloth covered boards with blue metalic text stamping on the spine and a facsimile of the author's signature on the front board. In a near fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Signed by the author on the fly title page. 346 pages of text.
    TB16207  $14.00



  • Shea, Micahel:  Maritime England.  London: Country Life Books, 1981. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine with the upper edges of the front board faded as is the upper edge of the spine and with minor dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a near fine dust jacket with the price clipped by the publisher so that a new sticker price could be applied to the book. 208 pages containing an index, bibliography, text and illustrated with extensive photographs throughout to highlight the nautical history and heritage of Great Britain.
    TB16642  $8.00



  • Sheldon, Sidney:  Nothing Lasts Forever.  New York: William Morrow & Co., 1994. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 yellow cloth and paper covered boards. In a near fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap but with modest curling at the upper edge of the spine area.
    TB14056  $5.00



  • Click on Image to expandShenon, Philip:  A Cruel And Shocking Act The Secret History Of The Kennedy Assassination.  New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2013. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in black paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 625 pages including an index, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with two sections of black and white photographs. A tight, clean and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB26961  $30.00



  • Shepard, Betty:  Bound for Battle The Cruise of the US Frigate Essex in the War of 1812.  New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1967. First Edition, First printing. Fine in light gray cloth covered boards with dark blue text on the spine. In a very good- dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap, the spine area is faded and with shallow chips at the corners of the spine area and rubbing at the folds. The captain of the Essex, Captain David Porter, orginally wrote this journal which was edited and condensed by Ms. Shepard. 221 pages containing a glossary text & illustrations.
    TB13066  $17.00



  • Shepard, Irving:  Jack London's Tales of Adventure.  Garden City: Hanvoer House, 1956. First Edition, First printing. Very good in linen covered boards with the lower corner of the front board bumped and the spine faded. Without a dust jacket. A collection of 54 short stories and selections from London's publications arranged according to the book's chapters of: The Young Man, The Adventurer, The Reporter, The Novelist, The Short Story Writer, and A Photographic Album.
    TB10466  $10.00



  • Shepherd, Jane Bushnell:  From New Haven to Madison in the Sixties and Other Madison Sketches.  New Haven: The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor co., 1931. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in brown cloth covered boards with red text on the spine and on the front board. In a good dust jacket with a narrow 2" chip from the upper edge of the front panel and the same at the upper edge of the spine area. 130 pages illustrated with a photographic frontispiece. A collection of reminiscences of New Haven and Madison, Connecticut during the mid-1800's.
    TB18617  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expandSheridan, R. B.:  The School For Scandal A Comedy.  Oxford: The Limited Editions Club, 1934. Limited Edition. Very good- in ivory paper covered boards. There is a prior owner's book plate tipped-in on the first free end page. There is mild foxing to the end sheets. A Quarto measuring 11 1/4" tall by 6 3/4" deep containing 143 pages of wove paper followed by the limitation page and three blank leaves. Without a dust jacket as issued and lacking the issued slipcase and protective chemise One of only 1,500 copies printed. This copy is identified as number 1,236 and it is signed by the illustrator, Rene Ben Sussan on the limitation page. Illustrated with hand colored etchings by Rene Ben Sussan.
    TB22846  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expandSherry, Allen:  New Haven Division, Murray Hill To Cedar Hill.  Hopatcong, N.J.: Parlor Car Enterprises, 1988. First Edition. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto measuring 11 by 8 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. 96 pages of text and illustrated throughout with both black and white and color photographs and a map.
    TB29199  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandShore, W. Teignmouth (Editor):  The Baccarat Case: Gordon-Cumming v. Wilson and Others.  New York: Gryphon Editions, 1992. Special Edition. Fine in 1/2 dark red leather and decorated red cloth covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations in the compartments, gilt decorations stamped on the front and rear boards, marbled end sheets and with a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. The three edges of the text block are gilt. With the book plate of a prior owner affixed to a rear end page. Without a dust jacket as issued. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" high by 5 1/4" deep. One of the volumes in The Notable Trials Library. 294 pages of text representing a facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1932 published by William Hodge & Company. A tight, clean and crisp copy.
    TB22932  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expandShumway, George, Edward Durell and Howard C. Frey:  Conestoga Wagon 1750-1850 Freight Carrier for 100 Years of America's Westward Expansion.  York, Penn.: George Shumway and Early American Industries Association, Inc., 1964. First Limited Edition, First printing. Near fine in heavy off-white buckram cloth covered boards with red text stamping on the spine and red decorations and red text stamping on the front board and with illustrated end papers. In a very good+ to near fine but slighlty tanned and soiled dust jacket with not chips or tears. One of only 250 specialy bound and numbered first edition copies printed this being copy number 117 as noted on the first page following the title page. 206 pages including an index, text and heavily illustrated with photographs, line drawings, sketches and maps. With a blue silk ribbon place holder sewn-in at the head of the spine. A small quarto measuring 10 1/4" high by 7 7/8" deep overall. An extremely detailed examination of the history and development of the conestoga wagon and the role it played in helping to settle the American West.
    TB18278  $175.00



  • Click on Image to expandSibley, David Allen:  The Sibley Guide to Birds Second Edition.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (2004). Second Edition, First Printing. Fine in stiff, heavy printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 6" with a tiny ding to the lower edge of the front cover. Without a dust jacket as issued. Signed by the author on the title page. 599 pages including a "quick index" and a more extensive, detailed index. Illustrated throughout with nearly 7,000 water color paintings. This is the "completely revised edition of Sable's landmark guide with more than 600 new painting and 111 rare species added...."
    TB27217  $80.00



  • Click on Image to expandSiegel, Jerry, and Joe Shuster:  Superman Sunday Classics Strips 1-183 1939-1943.  New York: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., (2006). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in purple paper covered boards with a color image of Superman on the front board. An oblong octavo of 9 by 11 7/8 inches with a small ding to the lower edge of the front board. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket with tiny nicks to the upper and lower fore corners of the spine area at the fold to the front panel. 191 pages of comics all in color.
    TB29904  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expandSiegel, Helene, and Wendy Vinitsky:  The Barbie Party Cookbook.  Los Angeles: Price Stern Sloan, Inc., 1991. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in photo illustrated self wraps bound with a plastic comb binding. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. 64 pages. Illustrated throughout with images from photographs and with line art drawings. An extremely clean, neat and fine copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29934  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandSieller, William Vincent:  Green Water for a Granite Valley.  Francestown, NH: The Golden Hill Press, 1970. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 leatherette and decorated green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and gilt decorations stamped on the front board with faint spots of foxing on the edges of the text block. In a very good+ dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap but with light soiling and tanning to the panels and folds. Signed by the author on the title page and warmly inscribed with the author's initials on the first free end paper. A collection of 55 poems dealing with the seasons of New England contained on 80 pages of text.
    TB15665  $10.00



  • Click on Image to expandSievers, Harry J.:  Benjamin Harrison Volume One Hoosier Warrior Through the Civil War Years 1833-1865.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1989. Collector's Edition. Fine in full gray leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" tall by 6" deep containing 484 pages for Hoosier Statesman and 303 pages for The White House Years including an index, bibliography and text. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The Library Of The Presidents series. A beautiful, tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB21756  $85.00



  • Silko, Leslie Marmon:  Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket.
    TB03342  $12.25



  • Click on Image to expand[Silliman, Benjamin]:  Remarks Made On A Short Tour Between Hartford And Quebec in the Autumn of 1819.  New Haven: S. Converse, 1824. Second Edition, with corrections and additions. Near fine in a recent light brown cloth binding with gilt text and borders stamped on the spine and new end sheets. A small octavo measuring 7 5/8 by 4 3/4 inches Without a dust jacket. 443 pages of text with an engraved title page and a printed title page. Illustrated with a frontispiece and nine engraved plates by Simon S. Jocelyn. Silliman was a noted American chemist, geologist and educator at Yale. He was Yale's first professor of chemistry and natural history. In this trip Silliman provides comment not only on sites and landmarks, but also the topography and geology of the areas he traveled. (Howes S-459; Sabin 81042)
    TB28823  $150.00



  • Click on Image to expandSilva, Daniel:  Portrait of a Spy.  New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2011`. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in black and purple paper covered boards. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 455 pages of text. The author's 14th novel and the 11th in the Gabriel Allon series.
    TB29351  $8.00



  • Click on Image to expandSilverberg, Robert:  Dying Inside.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1991. Collector's Edition. Fine in full bright red leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both covers. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/2". The end sheets are printed paper with a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. Containing 245 pages of text. With the publisher's two page collector's notes laid-in. With artwork by Frank Kelly Freas and with an introduction by Richard D. Erlich. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The Masterpieces of Science Fiction. A very handsome, tight, clean copy with no prior owner's names, dates, notations or book plates.
    TB25938  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandSilverman, Burton:  The Intimate Eye The Drawings Of Burton Silverman.  Salt Lake City: Brigham Young University, 2006. First Edition. Fine in black cloth covered boards blue-gray text on the spine and on the front board together with an illustrated paper image of a woman on the front board. A folio of 13 5/8 by 11 inches with the the edges of the spine and the tips of the boards very slightly rubbed. Without a dust jacket as issued. Five (v) pages of printed text followed by 48 plates of drawings with a handwritten explanation of each on the facing page.
    TB29701  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandSilverster with text by Jacques Soustelle, Hans:  The Route Of The Incas.  New York: Viking Press, 1977. First English Edition. Fine in maroon paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. In a near fine unclipped dust jacket. An oblong small quarto measuring 10 3/16" tall by 11 5/8" deep unpaginated containing text and illustrated with maps and numerous color photographs.
    TB19361  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandSimmons, Amelia:  American Cookery or the Art of Dressing.  n.p.: Westvaco Corporation, 1963. Limited Edition. Fine in 1/4 green cloth and printed paper covered boards with marbled paper end sheets and with the top edge of the text block stained light green. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 5 3/4". Without a dust jacket as issued and without its issued, paper covered slip case. The Christmas 1963 issue by Westvaco which is the 6th volume in Westvaco's annual American Classic series. 106 pages of text illustrated with line drawings and decorations.
    TB28221  $80.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesSimon, Neil:  Lost In Yonkers.  New York: Random House, (1991). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and orange paper covered boards with metallic red text on the spine and with the blind embossed seal of Random House on the front board. An octavo of 8 1/4 by 5 3/8 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author and playwright on the title page without an inscription or date. 120 pages of script.
    TB30589  $200.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesSimon, Neil:  Biloxi Blues.  New York: Random House, (1985). Book of The Month Club. Fine in light gray paper covered boards with dark blue text on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/8 by 5 3/8 inches. In a fine, unclipped (no price of course) dust jacket. Signed by the author an with another unrecognized signature on the title page without an inscription or date. 112 pages of script.
    TB30591  $75.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesSimon, Neil:  The Sunshine Boys.  New York: Random House, (1973). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and orange paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small octavo of 8 by 5 1/2 inches. In a very good+, price clipped dust jacket with small chips at the upper edge of the spine area and a 1/2" closed tear at the upper fore corner of the front panel. Signed by the author on the title page without an inscription or date. 109 pages of script.
    TB30592  $75.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesSimon, Neil:  The Prisoner of Second Avenue.  New York: Random House, (1972). Book of The Month Club Edition. Fine in black paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/8 by 5 3/8 inches. In a fine, unclipped (no price of course) dust jacket. Signed on the title page by Marsha Mason and Richard Dryfus who were starts of the film version of this title. 88 pages of script.
    TB30588  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandSimon, Neil:  The Play Goes On.  New York: Simon & Schuster, (1999). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in /14 black cloth and yellow paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/8 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author with an inscription to "Joey" on the title page. 348 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with a section of images from black and white photographs.
    TB30586  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandSimon, Neil:  Rewrites A Memoir.  New York: Simon & Schuster, (1996). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 red cloth and white paper covered boards with bold gilt text on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/8 by 6 inches with the upper fore corner of the cloth at the head of the spine slightly discolored. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed on the title page by the author without an inscription or date. 397 pages including an index. Illustrated with frontispiece of Simon from a photograph and with a section of black and white images from photographs.
    TB30587  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandSimon, Neil:  Brighton Beach Memoirs.  New York: Random House, (1984). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 orange cloth and white paper covered boards with bold gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/8 by 5 3/8 inches with faint spots of what may be foxing to the white paper covered boards. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 130 pages of script.
    TB30590  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandSimper, Robert:  British Sail.  North Pomfret, Vermont: David & Charles, 1977. First Edition, First printing. Near fine black cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine. A small quarto measuring 10" tall by 9" deep with a prior owner's name written on the title page. In a near fine price clipped dust jacket. 160 pages including an index. Extensively illustrated with black and white photographs.
    TB23075  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandSimpson, Thomas:  A Treatise Of Algebra: Wherein the Principles Are Demonstrated.  Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1809. First American Edition based on the Eighth London Edition. Very near fine in a contemporary full leather (sheep) binding with a gilt stamped, red leather title label on the spine and gilt stamped rules on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/4 by 5 1/4 inches with what was probably a book plate on the front paste down, a dampness stain on the upper edges of the first three pages (which includes the title page with no intrusion of that stain to the printed text) and with a five digit number stamped in blue at the lower edge of the first page to the Author's Preface. The pages of the text block are uniformly tanned with age and do not show any foxing. 400 pages of text and illustrated with algebraic expressions and geometrical illustrations. The full title reads: "A Treatise Of Algebra: Wherein the Principles Are Demonstrated, And Applied In Many Useful And Interesting Inquiries, And In The Resolution Of A Great Variety Of Problems Of Different Kinds. To Which Is Added, The Geometrical Construction OF A Great Number Of Linear And Plane Problems, With The Method Of Resolving The Same Numerically."
    TB28728  $175.00



  • Click on Image to expandSimpson, Charles T.:  Florida Wild Life Observations On The Flora And Fauna Of The State And The Influence of Climate And Environment On Their Development.  New York: The MacMillan Company, 1932. First Edition. Very good+ in olive green cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2". Without a dust jacket. 199 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with a photographic frontispiece and black and white photographic plates throughout.
    TB27090  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandSinclair, Upton:  The Jungle.  New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1906. First Editiion. Very good in the publisher's original green cloth covered boards with what is left of white text stamping on the spine and with white text stamping and an image on the front board. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine shows rubbing and wear through the cloth with some fraying. The cloth at the fore tips of the boards is worn through and the majority of the spine lettering is gone. Without its very scarce issued dust jacket. 413 pages of text. The third "1" on the copyright page is perfect type making this an early volume in the first edition run. One of the most important social novels of the early 20th century which lead to the development of federal food preparation regulations.
    TB26152  $225.00



  • Click on Image to expandSinger, Isaac Bashevis:  Lost in America.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1981. First Edition, Limited Edition. Fine in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4 by 6 inches. Issued without a dust jacket; however, the book is contained within a fine, paper covered slip case with a printed paper label on one side of the slip case. One of only 500 limited edition copies printed. This copy is identified as number 104 and is signed by the author on the limitation page. 259 pages of text with black and white and colored drawings by Raphael Soyer. The laid-in, signed and numbered plate by Soyer is missing from this copy.
    TB29083  $125.00



  • Click on Image to expandSinger, Isaac Bashevis:  A Young Man in Search of Love.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1978. First Edition, Limited Edition. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and with a facsimile of the author's signature on the front board. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4 by 6 inches. The cloth over the spine is slightly faded. Issued without a dust jacket; however, the book is contained within a fine, paper covered slip case with a printed paper label on one side of the slip case. One of only 300 limited edition copies printed. This copy is identified as number 43 and is signed by the author on the limitation page. 177 pages of text with black and white and colored drawings by Raphael Soyer. The laid-in, signed and numbered plate by Soyer is missing from this copy.
    TB29082  $90.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesSinger, Isaac Bashevis:  The Penitent.  Franklin Center: The Franklin Library, 1983. First Signed Edition. Fine in full dark blue leather covered boards with five raised bands on the spine with decorations and text stampings in the compartments. The front and rear boards are decorated with gilt tool work and the end papers are marbled paper. There is a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine and all edges of the text block are gilt. Signed on the second free end paper by the author. An octavo measuring 8 1/8 by 5 1/2 inches containing 170 pages of text.
    TB29030  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandSinger, Isaac Bashevis:  Shosha.  New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1978). First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in light brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/4 by 5 1/2 inches with very slight fading to the cloth at the heel of the spine. In a very near fine, unclipped dust jacket with several very short closed tears to the ends of the spine area. Signed by the author on the first free end page without any inscription. 277 pages of text. A clean and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29031  $35.00



  • Click on Image to expandSiringo, Charles A.:  Riata and Spurs The Story of a Lifetime spent in the Saddle as Cowboy and Detective.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1927. First Edition, First printing. Very good- in brown cloth covered boards with dark brown text on the spine and front board. With rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and with a 1/3" and a 1" coffee (?) splatter on the front board and with a prior owner's name at the upper edge of the first free end paper. There is a separation after the fly title page making the binding a bit shaken; but, there are no missing or loose pages. Without its issued dust jacket. 276 pages of text and illustrated with 21 black and white photographs. This is the original first edition of the title with the pages regarding the Pinkerton Agency which were suppressed by court action in the year of publication. (6Guns 2030) Howes considers this printing to be "quite scarce". (Howes S517)
    TB19423  $125.00



  • Sitwell, Edith:  The Song of the Cold.  New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc, 1948. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in black cloth covered boards with light blue text and decorations & with a long gift inscription on the front FEP. In a very good dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap and with light wear wear around the extremes. A collection of 34 poems.
    TB11600  $10.50



  • Skaggs, David Curtis:  A Signal Victory.  Annapolis: Naval Institute Pres, 1997. First Edition, First printing. Fine in maroon paper covered boards silver colored text stamping on the spine. fine. Sub-titled: The Lake Erie Campaign 1812-1813. Co-authored by Gerard T. Altoff. 244 pages with index, a bibliographic essay, glossary, appendix, text and maps.
    TB10912  $12.00



  • Click on Image to expandSkarsten, M. O.:  George Drouillard Hunter and Interpreter for Lewis & Clark and Fur Trader, 1807-1810.  Spokane: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 2003. Second Printing. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. A small quarto of 9 5/16 by 6 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. 356 pages including an index. Illustrated with photographic copies of original documentation and a fold-out map. Originally published in 1964 by the same publisher. One of only 500 copies. With an introduction to this new edition by Robert C. Carriker. Drouillard's contributions to the success of the Lewis & Clark Expedition are well established. Following the return of the Expedition he became an active participant in the fur trade becoming a partner with Manuel Lisa and helped establish several forts in the Yellowstone River basin. (Clark/Brunet)
    TB18939  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandSkelton, R. A. and R. V. Tooley:  The Marine Surveys Of James Cook In North America 1758-1768 particularly the Survey of Newfoundland A bibliography of printed charts and sailing-directions.  London: The Map Collector's Circle, 1967. First Edition. Near fine in heavy paper printed wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto measuring 10 3/4" by 7 1/4" with slight staining to the front panel and a handwritten title on the narrow spine. Without a dust jacket. Laid-in at the front of this copy is the small, single page of errata. Number 37 as part of the fourth volume (1966/1967) of the Map Collector's Series. 32 pages of text followed by followed by 22 plates of photographic reproductions one of which folds-out. A bright clean copy with no prior ownership markings.
    TB27644  $125.00



  • Click on Image to expandSlaughter, Thomas P.:  Exploring Lewis and Clark Reflections on Men and Wilderness.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. First Edition, First printing. Fine in brown and tan paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. The author shines a new light on the expedition by re-examining the journals and "Lewis's and Clark's misinterpretations of the worlds they passed through and the people in them." 231 pages including an index and illustrated with facsimile reproductions from pages in the journals.
    TB20955  $18.00



  • Click on Image to expandSleicher, John A. (Editor):  Leslie's Illustrated Weekly Newspaper, Volume CXXVI, No. 3261; March 2, 1918.  New York: Leslie-Judge Company, March 2, 1918. . Very good+ in wraps with a double stapled binding. A folio measuring 14 by 10 1/2 inches with a faded, stamped address label at the upper corner of the front panel, light soiling to the both panels and a closed tear at the lower 5 inches of the fold between the panels. Cover art titled: This Spring by Clyde Forsythe depicting Uncle Sam loading a cannon. Containing pages 283 to 314. Illustrated with maps, photographs and line art to accompany articles on Where Our Boys Are Fighting Henry Farrand Griffin, A Week of the War, Men Who Ae Winning the War by Thomas Logan, Alaska- Garden of the Word by Charles Philip Norton, and others. This issue is titled: "The War In Pictures".
    TB28941  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  Camouflage Simplified.  New York: The Devin-Adair Co., 1942. First Edition, First printing. Very good+, recently rebacked preserving the original pictorial cloth covered boards which show shallow chipping to the upper 1 1/4 inch of the fore edge of the front board and rounding of the tips of the front board and with light soiling to the cloth of the front and rear boards. The front and rear French joints have been replaced as have the front and rear end sheets. The very left edge of the "C" in "Camouflage" on the front board has been restored. The top and bottom edges of the text block are dust stained. The pages of the text block are all present, clean, unmarred and now tight. Without a dust jacket as no copies are known to have had a jacket. 61 pages of text with 34 illustrations by Sloane. An extremely scarce, early title by Sloane! With no prior ownership markings whatsoever.
    TB23107  $400.00



  • Sloane, Eric:  Your Body in Flight.  Dayton, Ohio: Aero Medical Laboratory, 7/20/1943. Reissue of Oct. 13, 1943. Very good- in lightly soiled, green heavy paper wraps with holes for a ring binder through the margins of the book and with a prior owner's rubber stamped name on the front cover, title page and on the inside of the rear cover. The front panel of this publication shows the original publication date of July 20, 1943 with no press name given. 83 numbered pages with at least 46 illustrations by Eric Sloane.
    TB17505  $150.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  Once Upon a Time.  New York: Hastings House, 1982. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and front board. A small quarto measuring 9 3/4" by 7 1/2". In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. 64 pages of text with black and white illustrations throughout. This is Eric Sloane's second to last book and oddly enough one of the most difficult titles by him to locate. Produced in two binding states with two dust jackets, one in green and the other in yellow. No priority can be found for either state. This is the yellow jacketed variant.
    TB26730  $150.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesSloane, Eric:  Eric Sloane's Do A Little Book of early American know-how.  New York: Walker & Co., 1972. First Edition. Fine in bright yellow, gilt decorated paper covered boards with illustrated end sheets. A 16mo measuring 7 by 4 1/2 inches. In a very near fine, price clipped dust jacket with faint foxing to the spine area and front panel. Signed on the fly title page by Eric Sloane without an inscription. 51 pages of text and line drawings by the author. A very scarce title in dust jacket with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29079  $120.00



  • Sloane, Eric:  Look at the Sky and Tell the Weather.  New York: Funk & Wagnals, 1970. First Enlarged Edition, Second Printing. Near fine in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An oblong octavo measuring 9" by 12". In a very good+ price clipped dust jacket with light rubbing and wear to the ends of the spine area and to the extremes of the folds to the flaps. Signed by the author on the second free end page. Originally printed in a smaller format under the title "Look at The Sky!". This is the expanded and revised edition with 89 pages and a fold-out plate at the rear. A very clean, crisp and handsome copy.
    TB23510  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  Return to Taos.  New York: Wilfred Funk, Inc., 1960. First Edition. Very near fine with the typical modest fading around the edges in decorated light blue cloth covered boards with faint offsetting of text from the dust jacket. A small quarto measuring 10 3/4 by 7 3/4 inches. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with rubbing at the folds and light wear and rubbing at the ends of the spine area. This is the true first edition book with the first state jacket with the color painting by Eric Sloane. A very nice, collectable copy of a book which has recently become nearly impossible to locate. 119 pages of text and illustrations by the author.
    TB29080  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  American Barns and Covered Bridges.  New York: Wilfred Funk, Inc., 1954. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in decorated burnt orange cloth covered boards with black text and decorations on the spine and on the front board. A small quarto of 9 5/8 by 7 1/4 inches. In a good, unclipped dust jacket with chips to the ends of the spine area, heavy rubbing to the folds to the flaps and short closed tears and related creasing to the upper and lower edges of the panels. Signed by the author on the first free end paper. One of Eric Sloane's earliest books dealing with Americana. This one is a classic as it includes his now famous sketches of barn and covered bridge details that no one else has illustrated as well. 112 pages of text with black and white line illustrations throughout.
    TB30480  $95.00



  • Sloane, Eric:  Look at the Sky!.  New York: Duell, Sloane & Pearce, 1961. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in red/orange cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and illustrated end papers with faint tape stains to the boards and short tape stains to the free end sheets. In a very near fine price clipped dust jacket with very slight fading to the spine area and very light rubbing to the lower edge of the spine area. A title which has become increasingly more difficult to locate in collectable condition. 76 pages of text and illustrations throughout by Sloane. This is a very fresh, crisp and handsome copy!
    TB23509  $90.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  A Double Barrel.  New York: Funk and Wagnals, 1967 & 1969. First editions, first and second printings. Both volumes of this two volume, slip cased set are in near fine condition in brown cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spines. Both volumes are quartos measuring 11" by 8". Both jackets are in very good+ condition and both are price clipped. The jacket to The Cracker Barrel has 1/8" chipping at the ends of the spine area and several shallow chips at the upper edge of the front panel. Both volumes are contained within a fine, brown cloth covered slip case with gilt text stamping on both panels. Both volumes are signed by the author/artist at the upper corner of the fly title page and dated "1970". This set contains a second printing of The Cracker Barrel and a first printing of The Second Barrel. The two books are contained within a very good+, brown cloth covered slip case with gilt text on two faces. Two collectible books with no prior ownership markings or book plates.
    TB30167  $90.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  School Days: ABC Book of Early Americana and The Little Red Schoolhouse.  New York: Doubleday (with a Hastings House label), 1972 & 1963. 3rd and 9th Printings. Both volumes in this two volume set are in fine condition in 1/4 black cloth and burnt orange or green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spines. Dust jackets were not issued with this set but the two volumes are contained in a slipcase which is in very good+ condition with modest tanning around the edges and with the original, small price sticker on the front panel. This set contains Little Red Schoolhouse and ABC Book of Early Americana.
    TB20622  $85.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  The Little Book of Bells.  New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1964. First Edition, First printing. Fine in light blue cloth covered boards with black text on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket with a hint of soiling to the front panel. Although this title lists Eric Hatch as the author there is some speculation about who actually wrote it. Nonetheless, the book is extensively illustrated by Eric Sloane. 85 pages of text and illustrations.
    TB24574  $85.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  Eric Sloane's America.  New York: Amaranth Press, 1986. Reprint of three volumes. Near fine in full dark blue leather covered boards with gilt tool work and a color graphic of one of Eric Sloane's paintings fixed to the front board. All edges of the text block are in gilt. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 7" with a small 1/8" dent to the fore edge of the rear board. Without a dust jacket as issued. A single volume reprint of American Barns and Covered Bridges, Our Vanishing Landscape and American Yesterday. 343 pages of text extensively illustrated with line drawings throughout by the author/artist. A very clean and handsome copy of a scarce Eric Sloane collectible item.
    TB23615  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  For Spacious Skies.  New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1978. First Edition, First printing. Fine in tan linen covered boards with dark blue text stamping on the spine. A quarto measuring 11 by 8 1/2 inches. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with a 3/4 inch closed tear at the upper fore corner of the front panel and minor rubbing and wear to the ends of the spine area. Laid-in at the front of the book is a copy of a three page essay about the author by Robert R. Preato. The last book on weather published by Eric Sloane. 79 numbered pages of text containing numerous sketches and drawings followed by eleven full color plates of some of his weather related paintings. A clean, neat and tight copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29081  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  The Little Red Schoolhouse.  Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1972. First Edition. Near fine in black and olive green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with a the ghost of a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down behind the dust jacket flap and with faint foxing to the first free end page. In a near fine dust jacket with very slight wear and rubbing to the lower edge of the spine area and a price clipped front flap. "A Sketchbook of Early American Education." Unpaginated but containing about 42 pages of text and line drawings by the author describing education in one room school houses.
    TB26156  $70.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  A Museum of Early American Tools.  New York: Funk & Wagnals, 1964. Third Printing. Fine in brown cloth covered boards with hand tool illustrations on the front board and black text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 10 3/4" by 7 3/4". In a fine unclipped dust jacket. Eric Sloane's classic of hand tools used by the many trades of early America. Beautifully illustrated with sketches by the author throughout. 108 pages including an index. A fine, tight copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30168  $65.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  An Age of Barns.  New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1966. 2nd Printing. Very good+ with a reinforced binding at the hinge in a decorated red cloth boards with silver color text stamping on the spine. In a very good- dust jacket with the original price intact on the front flap but with a number of long closed tears to the front panel and several closed tears with related creasing around the edges. A folio with wonderful color plates throughout. A highly collectable copy of one of Eric Sloane's more widely recognized books. 93 pages of text, illustrations and full color plates.
    TB15483  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  A Double Barrel.  New York: Funk and Wagnals, 1967 & 1969. First editions, first and second printings. Both volumes of this two volume, slip cased set are in fine condition in brown cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spines. Both volumes are quartos measuring 11" by 8". Both jackets are in fine and near fine conditions. Neither volume is price clipped and the jacket to The Second Barrel has a barely noticeable closed tear of 1/8" in the spine area. Both volumes are contained within a fine, brown cloth covered slip case with gilt text stamping on both panels. This set contains a second printing of The Cracker Barrel and a first printing of The Second Barrel. Both volumes are in a fine decorated brown cloth covered slipcase with gilt text stamping on the front box panel. Two very handsome books with no prior ownership markings or book plates.
    TB26387  $60.00



  • Sloane, Eric:  The Spirits of '76.  New York: Walker & Company, 1973. First Edition, First printing. Fine in decorated white cloth covered boards with blue text on the spine and front panel. In a very near fine dust jacket with a price clipped front flap and very minor wear & rubbing to the upper edge of the spine area and rear panel. Signed by author on the fly title page. 64 pages of text and black & white illustrations by the author.
    TB14686  $59.50



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  Don't A little book of early American Gentility.  New York: Walker & Company, 1972. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in orange paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine and front board. A 16mo of 7 by 4 1/2 inches. In a near fine dust jacket with a price clipped jacket flap. 67 pages of text illustrated with line drawings by Eric Sloane.
    TB29331  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  The Second Barrel.  New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1969. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in olive green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A quarto measuring 11" by 6" with minor dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a near fine price clipped dust jacket with the spine area very slightly faded. Signed and dated in 1971 at the upper fore corner of the first free end page by the author. The companion the Sloane's popular book: The Cracker Barrel. A collection of anecdotes of early America, reminiscences and opinions by this never without an opinion author. 104 pages with text and black & white illustrations.
    TB30184  $50.00



  • Sloane, Eric:  The Do's and Don'ts of Yesterday.  New York: Walker & Company, 1972. Reprints. This two volume set contains both Do and Don't. Both books are in fine and near fine conditions. Without dust jackets as issued; however, both books are contained in a very good+ slip case which shows minor soiling to the paper label on the front panel.
    TB22015  $45.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric (1905-1985):  October Gleaning - Lithographic Print.  New York: Penn Prints, n.d.. . A fine lithographic print of a stone barn in the middle of a golden field with wagons out front and two children picking apples from a nearby tree with a small closed tear at the upper left corner at the outside margin. The sheet on which the print appears measuring 26" by 14" and the image itself measures 24" by 12".
    TB23438  $45.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  A Reverence for Wood.  New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1965. Third Printing. Fine in decorated brown cloth covered boards with black text on the spine with a prior owner's name and address on the first free end page. In a near fine, price clipped dust jacket with very light soiling to the front panel. One of Eric Sloane's most endearing books describing in both written and visual detail how the early settlers utilized the most abundant resource available to them. This is a book about trees and the wood they produce but viewed from the standpoint of 18th century America as wood was the most prevalent source of building material. Although the last ten pages of the book are devoted to text and illustrations to help the uninitiated identify "American Trees" the bulk of the book focuses on the tools and buildings which were made from this abundant resource. The hundreds of black and white (pen and ink) drawings done by Sloane provide a remarkable insight into the use of some tools and products which today can only be described as obscure. Sloane's observations provide a fascinating glimpse at the life and times of pioneering days of the 18th and early 19th centuries.
    TB26157  $45.00



  • Sloane, Eric:  Recollections in Black and White.  New York: Walker and Company, 1974. First Edition, First printing. Fine in white paper covered boards with black text on the spine and a reproduction of Eric Sloane's signature on the front board. In a very good+ dust jacket due to a 2" long closed tear with related creases on the rear panel & a 1" closed tear on the rear panel and two smaller closed tears on the front panel. This edition preceded the more widely seen edition by Funk & Wagnals distributed in 1978. The intent of this book is to memorialize "the oldest and most profound medium of human communication - black lines on a white paper background." In anticipation of doing a book like this, for many years Sloane set aside many of his pen and ink drawings which together in this format provide an autobiographic reverie of this artist/author's life. A great many of the illustrations which appear in this 64 page book are architectural in nature showing barns, sheds, stone fences, covered bridges, toll houses, awning details, all of which serve to graphically explain the use of "shapes of shadow and shapes of light."
    TB10264  $42.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  The Sound of Bells.  Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1966. Third Printing. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a very good unclipped dust jacket with light wear and rubbing at the ends of the spine area and at the folds. 62 pages of text and sketches honoring the early American custom of ring bells at the time of holidays.
    TB22776  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  American Barns and Covered Bridges.  New York: Wilfred Funk, Inc., 1954. 3rd Printing. Near fine in decorated tan cloth covered boards with a 1/16 inch closed tear to the cloth at the head of the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 3/4" tall by 7" deep. In a very good+ dust jacket with the price intact and with 1/8" deep chips across the upper edge of the spine area and with a 1/4" deep chip at the upper edge of the front panel. One of Eric Sloane's earliest books dealing with Americana. This one is a classic as it includes his now famous sketches of barn and covered bridge details that no one else has illustrated as well or as thoroughly.
    TB23060  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  The Cracker Barrel.  New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1967. First Edition, First printing. Fine in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with faint rubbing to the ends of the spine area. 110 pages of text and black and white sketches helping to round out the stories heard at the local country store in years gone by.
    TB25099  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  Eric Sloane's Almanac and Weather Forecaster.  New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc., c. 1955 1975. 4th Hawthorn Printing. Fine in bright orange paper covered boards with black text stamping with dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a very good+, price clipped dust jacket with minor light rubbing to the lower edge of the spine area and to the upper fore corner of the front panel. The Hawthorn reprint of the original Duell, Sloan and Pearce publication. Besides being cleverly illustrated this is an excellent primer on understanding the weather. 169 pages of text and line art illustrations by the author.
    TB26883  $40.00



  • Sloane, Eric:  Our Vanishing Landscape.  New York: Wilfred Funk, Inc., 1955. Fifth Printing. Very good+ in decorated green cloth covered boards with a dated gift inscription on the front paste down behind the jacket flap. In a very good+ dust jacket with a price clipped jacket flap with a number of closed tears around the edges and with rubbing and wear at the ends of the spine area. 107 pages of text and drawings by the author depicting the charms that once graced the landscape of the US during the 1800's and later. The author's underlying theme with this book is his belief that farms and farmers were not only the pioneers of this country but created the foundation of the American countryside. In his richly illustrated tour of the American landscape of the mid-1800's he provides extensive graphic detail of farm houses and barns, out-buildings serving the farming family, gates, fences, toll houses, mills, canals and the boats used in them, milestones, devices and tools used to repair roads, plank roads, covered bridges, sleighs, sleds and snow rollers, road signs, taverns, inns, churches and then followed by an eight page "little gallery of sketches from the Vanishing Landscape".
    TB24424  $35.00



  • Sloane, Eric:  American Yesterday.  New York: Funk & Wagnals, 1956. 14th Printing. Near fine in cloth covered boards with a gift inscription on the first free end paper. In a very good dust jacket with a price clipped front flap and with light wear and rubbing at the ends of the spine area. This is Eric Sloane's tribute to American's "attic of vanishing ways and obsolete occupations". The very quintessence of Sloane with wonderfully detailed sketches of early American ways.
    TB13853  $31.50



  • Sloane, Eric:  The Spirits of '76.  New York: Walker and Company, 1973. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in white paper covered boards with blue text stampings on the spine and front board & with a 1973 date and a gift inscription on the front end paper. In a very good dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap with minor light soiling on the white panels of the jacket and light rubbing to the ends of the spine area. 64 pages of text with black and white illustrations by the author/artist.
    TB15107  $28.00



  • Sloane, Eric:  Recollections in Black and White (Portfolio Edition).  New York: Funk and Wagnalls, 1978. First Edition by Funk & Wagnalls. Fine in white paper covered boards with black text stamping on the spine and a blind embossed signature on the front board. The front end paper is marked with a prior owner's hand stamp. In a very good+dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap with a short 1/4" closed tear at the upper edge of the rear panel and light soiling to the spine end of the front panel. An enlarged and expanded edition from the earlier edition which was published in 1974. 95 pages of text and line drawings which deal mainly with early American architectural elements. The intent of this book is to memorialize "the oldest and most profound medium of human communication - black lines on a white paper background." In anticipation of doing a book like this, for many years Sloane set aside many of his pen and ink drawings which together in this format provide an autobiographic reverie of this artist/author's life. A great many of the illustrations which appear in this 64 page book are architectural in nature showing barns, sheds, stone fences, covered bridges, toll houses, awning details, all of which serve to graphically explain the use of "shapes of shadow and shapes of light."
    TB16476  $28.00



  • Sloane, Eric:  The Seasons of America Past.  New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1958. 8th Edition. Fine in decorated red-orange cloth covered boards with black text stamping on the spine. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with minor rubbing at the ends of the spine area and a 1" closed tear at the upper edge of the front panel. 150 pages of text, sketches, recipes and four full color plates by the author. Sloane provides us with his look at yesterday's seasons of work and living. A wonderful book of early Americana.
    TB19575  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  Eric Sloane's Almanac and Weather Forecaster (in wraps).  New York: Hawthorne Books, 1955. 7th paperback printing. Near fine in illustrated heavy paper wraps with light wear and rubbing to the extremes. Without a dust jacket as issued. 169 pages of text and many detailed pen and ink skethces throughout by the author/artist who was this country's first TV weatherman.
    TB26160  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  The Second Barrel.  New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1969. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in olive green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A quarto measuring 11" by 6" with minor dust staining to the top edge of the text block and faint spotting to the front and rear boards. In a near fine price clipped dust jacket with the spine area very slightly faded. The companion the Sloane's popular book: The Cracker Barrel. A collection of anecdotes of early America, reminiscences and opinions by this never without an opinion author. 104 pages with text and black & white illustrations.
    TB30183  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandSloane, Eric:  Legacy.  New York: Funk & Wagnals, 1979. First Edition. Near fine in light brown paper covered boards with black text stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 10 by 7 inches with faint foxing to the end sheets. In a good+, unclipped dust jacket with foxing to the upper half of both the front and rear panels and with two short closed tears to the upper edge of the rear panel. 77 pages of text and illustrated with a number of the author's black and white sketches throughout. Reflections on the lessons of America's past for America's future.
    TB30087  $20.00



  • Sloane, Eric:  I Remember America (in wraps).  New York: Ballantine Books, 1977. First by Ballantine Books. Very good+ in illustrated heavy paper wraps with a short 1/4 inch deep closed tear at the lower edge of the front panel. 187 printed pages containing 35 color plates of some of the author's more famous rural scenes and countless black and white sketches.
    TB16519  $17.50



  • Click on Image to expandSlocum, Joshua:  Sailing Alone Around The World.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 2017. First Edition Thus. Fine in teal cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt borders both boards and the Lakeside Classic logo on the front board at the top of which is "LSC Communications" the new publisher of the Lakeside Classic titles. The top edge of the text block is gilt. Without a dust jacket as issued. 324 pages including an index, glossary of nautical terms, appendices and text. Edited by Thomas Philbrick. Illustrated with line drawings of the deck plans of the Spray, a frontispiece photograph of the author on board the Spray, maps and several color images and line art vignettes.
    TB29815  $70.00



  • Click on Image to expandSlocum, Captain Joshua:  Sailing Alone Around The World 1895-1898.  n. p.: Westvaco, West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company, 1969. Limited Edition. Fine in 1/4 light gray cloth and decorated paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine and decorated end sheets. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 5 3/4". Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a very good+, paper covered slip case with light soiling on all surfaces. Recounts the three year voyage in the Spray, a 37 foot yawl, by the author. The Westvaco Christmas release of 1969 which was the 12th volume in the series. A very handsome and clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29885  $50.00



  • Slupik, Ramona I., MD:  Complete Guide to Women's Health.  New York: Random House, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine in brown paper covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine and front board. A thick, small 4to measuring 9 3/8" tall by 7 1/2" deep. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. 759 pages containing an index, text and illustrated with extensive sketches and diagrams.
    TB16619  $10.00



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