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  • Yates, Raymond F.:  The Hobby Book of Stenciling and Brush-Stroke Painting.  New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1951. Second Printing. Very good in royal blue cloth covered boards. In a fair dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap but with a number of closed tears and small chips to the ends of the spine area and to the panels. A how to book which "tells how to cut stencils, paint backgrounds apply stencils and brush-stoke designs, produce antique effects, paint tinware and paint designs on mirrors and clockfaces.
    TB13806  $10.50



  • Click on Image to expandYates, Robert, and Luther Martin:  Secret Proceedings And Debates Of The Convention Assembled At Philadelphia, In The Year 1787, For The Purpose Of Form The Constitution Of The United States Of America..  Richmond, Va.: Wilbur Curtis, 1839. Reprint of 1839. An exlibrary copy in very good- condition in its original, black cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and with blind embossing on the boards. A small quarto of 7 3/4 by 4 7/8 inches with a white on black call number at the lower quarter of the spine, missing the fly title page and what appears to be a call number on the first page of the preface. There is a library book plate on the front paste down with a "deaccession" stamp in the middle of the book plate. There is a 5" portion of the cloth over the front joint which is separated. The verso of the last page of text has a library due date slip attached and the rear paste down holds a library pocket. The majority of this copy shows a light dampness stain on the lower margins. This is a good candidate for rebinding or re-backing. 335 pages of text which includes Luther Martin's The Genuine Information, Laid Before The Legislature Of Maryland. (Howes, Y-3; Sabin, 78749)
    TB30626  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expandYeslah, M. D. [Mina Deane Halsey]:  A Tenderfoot In Southern California.  New York: Self published, 1908. Limited First Edition. Very good+ in red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board with the cloth at the lower tips of the boards worn through and rubbing to the joints. Without a dust jacket. Signed by the author (probably with an auto-pen) and this copy is identified as number 7,459. 150 pages of text with line art illustrations. A tourist's impressions of southern California and in particular Los Angeles.
    TB21022  $30.00



  • Yoshimura, Akira:  Shipwrecks.  New York: Harcourt Barce & Co., 1982. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 orange cloth and paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. This was the first novel by Yoshimura to be translated into English.
    TB05661  $14.00



  • Click on Image to expandYost, Karl, and Frederic G. Renner:  A Bibliography Of The Published Works Of Charles M. Russell.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1971. First Trade Edition. Near fine in 1/4 heavy white cloth and brown paper covered boards with brown and gilt text stamped on the spine with silver colored stamped cattle skull on the front board. The 1/4 white cloth binding shows a number of spots of foxing due most probably from a reaction with the glue used in binding with spots of foxing on the edges of the text block. In a very near fine unclipped dust jacket with light soiling to the upper half of the front panel. 317 pages including a general index, an index to paintings, drawings and sculpture, a list of references and text. The categories examined by this volume include: collations, gallery catalogs, periodicals, newspapers, portfolios and sets, color prints, black and white prints, postcards, Christmas Cards, ephemera, advertisements, Montana Historical Society, price lists, stationery, related objects, appearances and references to CMR without illustrations all of which record approximately 3,500 items. Illustrated with examples of Russell's works throughout with 18 full color plates plus 24 black and white plates.
    TB21011  $65.00



  • Young, R. J.:  Antebellum Black Activists: Race, Gender, and Self.  New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark gray cloth covered boards with white text on the spine. Without a dust jacket. One of the volumes in the Studies in African American History and Culture edited by Graham Hodges of Colgate University. 254 pages including an index, bibliography, appendix and text.
    TB20565  $35.00



  • Young, Francis Brett:  The Ship's Surgeon's Yarn.  New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1940. First Edition, First printing. Very good with some modest discoloration to the upper edge of the front board. In light blue/gray cloth covered boards. In a very good dust jacket with some discoloration to the front panel. A collection of twelve short stories to include the title story, Mr. Campbell's Daughter, Soul Overboard, It's an Ill Wind, The Last Card, The Devil and the Deep Sea, Cotswold Honey & 5 others.
    TB08007  $24.50



  • Click on Image to expandYoung, Morris N. and John C., Stoltzfus:  Radio Music Live 1920-1950 A Pictorial Gamut.  Highland City, Fla.: Rainbow Books, (1999). First Edition. Fine in black cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. A quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/2". In a fine, unclipped, dust jacket. 316 pages of text including an index, an index of shows and films, selective indexes, bibliography, and illustrated through out with black and white photographs.
    TB25973  $75.00






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