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  • U. S. Navy Department:  Report on Experiments in Boiler Bracing.  Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1879. First Edition, First printing. Good+ in purple, pebbled cloth covered boards with gilt text on the front board. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is heavily worn and rubbed. Without a dust jacket probably as issued. An octavo measuring just shy of 9" tall by 5 3/4" deep. 23 pages of text and tables followed by 45 fold-out isometric drawings.
    TB21310  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandU.S. Department of Commerce:  United States Coast Pilot Pacific Coast California, Oregon, And Washington together with Supplements To United States Coast Pilot Pacific Coast.  Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1934. Fifth (1934) Edition. An ex-library copy in good condition in light green cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and on the front board. Bound-in at the front and at the rear of the book are supplements for the Pacific Coast (California, Oregon and Washington) for July 10, 1940 and June 1, 1942. Without a dust jacket. 383 pages contained within the main text with 45 pages contained within the July 10, 1940 supplement and 52 pages contained in the June 1, 1942 supplement.
    TB27104  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandUncle Philip [Francis Lister Hawks]:  Sunday Evenings; or, An Easy Introduction To The Reading Of The Bible Part I..  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1836. Harper's Stereotype Edition. Very good+ in slightly faded brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine showing it as volume 4 in the Boy's and Girl's Library. A 24mos measuring 6" by 3 1/2" with light foxing throughout and with soiling to the end sheets and to the rear board. Without a dust jacket. 199 pages of text followed by a four page ad for other books in the series. Illustrated with a frontispiece, an engraved title page an numerous engravings within the text.
    TB26262  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandUncle Philip [Francis Lister Hawks]:  Sunday Evenings; or, An Easy Introduction To The Reading Of The Bible Part II..  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1835. Harper's Stereotype Edition. Very good+ in slightly faded brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine showing it as volume 13 in the Boy's and Girl's Library. A 24mos measuring 6" by 3 1/2" with light foxing throughout and with soiling to the end sheets and to the rear board. Without a dust jacket. 207 pages of text followed by an eight page ad for other books in the series. Illustrated with a frontispiece, an engraved title page an numerous engravings within the text.
    TB26263  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandUncle Philip [Francis Lister Hawks]:  History of the United States: No. III. or, Uncle Philip's Conversations With The Children About Massachusetts (volume I only).  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1840. First Edition. Very near fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine showing it as volume 29 in the Boy's and Girl's Library. A 24mos measuring 6" by 3 1/2" with light foxing throughout with an early gift inscription on the front paste down. Without a dust jacket. This title consists of two volumes (29 and 30). This is volume I only of this set. 213 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece, an engraved title page and one engraving within the text.
    TB26261  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expandUnger, Harlow Giles:  John Hancock Merchant King and American Patriot.  New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (2000). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in black paper covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 383 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Hancock and reproductions of contemporary works of art.
    TB30282  $20.00



  • United States Department of Commerce and the Civil Aeronautics Administration:  Fundamentals of Elementary Flight Maneuvers (Civil Aeronautics Bulletin No. 32 June 1943).  Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1943. First Edition, First printing. Good in stapled heavy paper covers with a stapled and braided cord binding. The corners of the covers are heavily worn, creased and chipped and show mild dampness staining. The title page shows a column of numbers in ink and a number of the pages in the body of the text have folded corners. Nevertheless, all pages are present. A small quarto containing 82 pages of text illustrated with line drawings and cartoons.
    TB22103  $10.00



  • Click on Image to expandUnited States Fire-Arms Manufacturing Company, Inc.:  United States Fire-Arms Manufacturing Company, Inc. Manufacturers of Sporting and Defensive Arms.  Hartford, Conn.: United States Fire-Arms Manufacturing Company, Inc., c 1998 revised Jan. 1998. Fifth Anniversary Edition, Revised Jan. 1998. Fine in heavy, black paper wraps over a double stapled binding with metallic red text on the front cover. An oblong octavo of 8 1/2 by 11 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. 64 pages of text and illustrated throughout from black and white and color photographs.
    TB30861  $45.00



  • United States War Department:  Regulations For The Army Of The United States.  New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1857. First Edition. Very good in its original vertically ribbed, dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and elaborate blind embossing on the front and rear boards. A 12mo of 7 3/8 by 4 1/2 inches with the cloth worn through at the head and heel of the spine, soiling to the upper quarter of the front and rear boards with occasional foxing throughout. Without a dust jacket. 457 pages of text followed by an appendix of 21 pages.
    TB30780  $90.00



  • Click on Image to expandUnknown:  A New Plan of ye Great Town of Boston in New England in America With The Many Additional Buildings & New Streets to the Year 1760.  n. p.: not stated, . Facsimile Reproduction. A fine map of the town of Boston, reproduced from an engraving in the collection of Ambassador and Mrs. J. William Middendorf, II. The sheet measures 22 1/2 by 17 1/2 inches and the image measures roughly 20 1/4 by 15 inches. An extremely detailed map showing streets, wharves, houses and buildings. This image is ready for matting and framing and will be shipped in a reinforced mailing tube.
    TB23435  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandUnknown:  Cinderella.  New York: McLoughlin Bros., 1902. . Poor in illustrated paper wraps over a stapled binding with the covers and first and second printed pages loose. An octavo of 8 7/8 by 6 3/4 inches with chips and tears to the front cover and a dampness stain across the upper margins of all pages. Unpaginated, but containing 10 printed and or illustrated pages. One of the volumes in the publisher's "Little Fairy Tale Series". Illustrated with four full page chromolithographs and hand-colored vignettes.
    TB30353  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandUnknown Photographer:  Photograph of Henry Whitfield House, Guilford, Connecticut.  n.p.: unknown publisher, circa 1930s. . A near fine, original, black and white photograph of the Henry Whitfield House which is the oldest house in Connecticut as well as New England's oldest stone house. It was built in 1639, has undergone restoration and is now owned by the State of Connecticut as a museum. The photo dates from approximately the late 1930's. There is a slight blemish in the upper right of the image of the building in the sky area. And, the lower corner was cut and has been repaired. It is mounted on heavy card stock and measures 13 7/8 by 10 15/16 inches edge to edge.
    TB28685  $50.00



  • Untermeyer, Louis:  The Letters of Robert Frost to Louis Untermeyer.  New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1963. First Edition, First printing. Very near fine in heavy white covered boards with black and green text on the spine. There is a gift inscription on the first free end page. In a very good+ dust jacket with the original price clipped from the front flap and with light wear and rubbing at the ends of the spine area and at the ends of the panels at the folds to the flaps. A compilation of a huge body of letters sent by Robert Frost to his friend Louis Untermeyer from March 22, 1915 to January 12, 1959 highlighting not only a deep friendship but many previously unknown facts about the great poet. 388 pages of text.
    TB22238  $12.00



  • Updike, John:  Rabbit, Run.  Franklin Center: The Franklin Library, 1977. Signed Limited Edition. Fine in gilt decorated bright red leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine and gilt edges to the text block with a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the top of the spine. Signed by the author on the third free end paper. Laid-in at the front of the book is the publisher's 22 page notes from the editors. One of the volumes in The Franklin Library's collection of signed limited books. Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. 342 pages of text and illustrations. A bright clean copy with no prior owner's marks, names, dates or book plates.
    TB23899  $85.00



  • Updike, John:  Of The Farm.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in 1/4 green cloth and light green paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and front board with the upper edges of the boards slightly faded. In a very good-, price clipped dust jacket with a 1/3" deep by 1/2" wide chip from the upper edge of the spine area and a 1" deep by 1/2" wide chip at the lower edge of the rear panel and with several short closed tears at the lower edge of the spine area. One of Updike's earlier novels. 174 pages of text.
    TB17812  $28.00



  • Click on Image to expandUrban, Richard:  Connecticut Chartered For Progress.  Encino, Calif.: Cherbo Publishing Group, Inc., 2002. . Fine in black cloth covered boards with blind embossing on the spine and on the front board. A quarto measuring 12" high by 9" deep. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 348 pages including an index, bibliography, text and illustrated with hundreds of multi-color photographs. A publication produced in cooperation with the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Develoment. A pictorial guide highlighting 20th and 21st century Connecticut lifestyle and economic history.
    TB22773  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandUris, Leon:  Redemption.  New York: HarperCollins, (1995). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and black paper covered boards with silver and silver outlined text on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on a book plate attached to the fly title page. 827 pages of text. "The epic story of Trinity continues...." (from the dust jacket)
    TB30403  $40.00



  • Utley, Robert M.:  High Noon In Lincoln Violence on the Western Frontier.  Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1987. First Edition (Book Club Edition). Near fine in 1/4 cream colored linen and paper covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine. In a very good+ dust jacket with no clipped corners to the flaps but with light wear and rubbing with modest flecking of the colors at the ends of the spine area. Utley, one of today's most noted western historians, provides a thorough narrative history of the Lincoln Country War which spanned a two-year period of time in the 1870's of southeastern New Mexico. 265 pages including an index, text and illustrated with maps and photographs.
    TB17632  $17.50






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