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  • Click on Image to expandHarper's Magazine (February, 1922).  New York: Harper & Brothers, Feburary, 1922. . Very good in printed, paper wraps over a double staple binding. A small quarto of 10 7/8 by 6 7/8 with small chips to the outside edges of the covers and with a few closed tears to the ads at the rear of the magazine. 412 pages of text followed by many pages of ads. Included in this issue are: Unpublished Chapters from the Autobiography of Mark Twain; Science and Religion by Charles P. Steinmetz; My Boyhood, Part II by John Burroughs; and Drifting Leaves by Kenneth L. Roberts which focuses on the rejection from the Soviet Russia of anyone with "money, brains, education, social position or official position" by the Bolsheviks.
    TB30870  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandBaird, Charles W.:  History Of The Huguenot Emigration To America.  New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, ((1885). First Edition. Both volumes of this complete two volume set are in near fine condition in their original brown cloth covered boards with gilt text and borders on the spines. Both are octavos of 8 3/4 by 6 1/8 inches with clay coated, brown end sheets. The top edges of the text blocks are gilt. The extreme edges of the cloth at the heads and heels of the spines are very slightly rubbed. The hinges and joints for both volumes are tight with no signs of weakness. The contents are fine and show no foxing or tanning. Without dust jackets and probably as issued. Volume I contains 354 pages including an appendix, errata and the appendix is followed by a fold-out map. It is illustrated with a frontispiece from an engraving, maps, line drawings and plates from engravings. Volume II contains 448 pages including an index followed by a fold-out map. It too is illustrated with frontispiece from an engraving, plates from engravings, line drawings and maps. A number of the pages in volume II remain un-opened. An excellent reference to the Hugeuenot settlements in Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, Maine and Nova Scotia in the early to mid-1600s. Considered by Howes to be "mildly scarce". (Howes, B-43)
    TB30857  $200.00



  • Click on Image to expandBass, Rick:  Caribou Rising.  San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (2004). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/2 black cloth and black paper covered boards with bold gilt text on the spine. A nearly square 12mo of 7 3/8 by 6 1/4 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 164 pages including notes and text. Sub-titled with: "Defending the Porcupine Herd, Gwich-in Culture, and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge". A clean bright copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30875  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandBradbury, Ray:  The Martian Chronicles.  Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1950. Second Printing. Good in light blue cloth covered boards with red text on the spine. A small octavo of 7 7/8 by 5 1/4 inches with the cloth on the boards damaged by mold particularly on the fore edges of the boards and backstrip of the spine. The end sheets also show foxing at the hinge areas no doubt due to a reaction with the glues used in binding. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with very small chipping to the corners of the spine area, a 1/2 inch deep chip at the lower fore corner of the front panel and rubbing and light wear to the folds to the flaps. Despite the fact that the book is a second printing, this jacket is the first issue with the $2.50 price on the front flap. 222 pages of text. Considered a classic of Science Fiction literature.
    TB30894  $225.00



  • Click on Image to expandClinton, Hillary Rodham:  Living History.  New York: Simon & Schuster, (2003). Tenth Printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and blank paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/8 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Boldly signed by the author on the title page. 562 pages including an index and text. Illustrated in two sections from black and white photographs.
    TB30873  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandCreasey, John:  The Masters of Bow Street.  New York: Simon and Schuster, (1974). First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in blue-gray cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 9 3/16 by 6 inches with a remainder stripe on the bottom edge of the text block and a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 507 pages of text. An historical fiction novel initially set in London in 1739, but one which constitutes a family legacy of justice, law and order and the eventual creation of Scotland Yard.
    TB30903  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandCristie, Manson & Woods International, Inc.:  Colt Christie's Rare and Historic Firearms.  New York: Cristie, Manson & Woods International, Inc., 1981. First Edition. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. Without a dust jacket as issued. 177 pages followed by a Christie's bid sheet, a general index and an index of gunmakers, etc. Illustrated throughout from photographs in both color and black and white. A catalog of 115 lots most of which are Colt pistols. A very clean and bright publication with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30860  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expandCuster, General George A.:  My Life on the Plains.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1952. First Thus. Fine in red cloth covered boards with bright gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board and with the top edge of the text block gilt. The gilt text and decorations on the spine are bright, clean and without any tarnish. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. This is the 50th volume in the Lakeside Classics series. The text of this book was originally published in serial form in The Galaxy magazine in 1872. This reprinting provides an introduction by Edgar I. Stewart. An extremely nice, collectible copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30855  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandDwyer, William M.:  The Day Is Ours! November 1776-January 1777: An Inside View of the Battles of Trenton and Princeton.  New York: The Viking Press, (1983). First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and tan paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4 by 6 inches In a fine unclipped dust jacket with only a touch of soiling to the front panel. 426 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with a two page map frontispiece.
    TB30874  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expandEdwards, William B.:  The Story of Colt's Revolver The Biography of Col. Samuel Colt.  Harrisburg: The Stackpole Company, c1953, 1957. Second Printing of June 1957. Very good+ in its original green cloth covered boards with dark green text on the spine and with dark green and light green text on the front board. A small quarto of 10 5/8 by 7 7/8 inches with handwriting on the top edge of the text block as well as light dust staining and mild foxing to the upper quarter of the front and rear boards. The contents are clean, tight and exhibit no foxing or tanning. 470 pages including an index, appendices, bibliography and text. Illustrated from black and white photographs and line drawings. Tipped in at the rear of the book is the rear flap from the dust jacket. A clean and tight copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30859  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandFreeman, Douglas Southall:  George Washington (Vols. I through V).  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948. First Editions, First Printings. All five volumes are in fine and near fine conditions in dark blue decorated cloth covered boards with gilt text stampings on the spines and with blind embossed seals on the front boards. The end papers for each book are decorated with maps of the mid-Atlantic area. Volume one has a review from Time Magazine tipped-in with tape at the front end papers and the color portrait of Freeman from the front cover of the magazine tipped-in at the front free end paper. It is otherwise in fine condition. None of these volumes are in dust jackets as issued. Freeman's other major biographies included Robert E. Lee (for which he won the Pulitzer Prize), and his follow-on book: Lee's Lieutenants. Volume I contains 549 pages while volume II contains 464 pages including an index. Both are contained within very good, paper covered slipcase with a split to the corners of the upper edges of the case. Volume III contains 600 pages. Volume IV contains 736 pages including an index for volumes I through IV. Both volumes III and Iv are contained within a very good paper, covered slip case. Volume V contains 570 pages which includes an index for only this volume. It is within its own very good+, paper covered, slipcase.
    TB19473  $250.00



  • Click on Image to expandHamilton, James Madison & John Jay, Alexander:  The Federalist or The New Constitution.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1979. . Fine in full dark blue 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. An octavo measuring 8 7/8" by 5 5/8 inches containing 601 pages of text. With an introduction by Carl Van Doren. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. A beautiful, tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB30862  $65.00



  • Click on Image to expandHemingway, Ernest:  Men Without Women.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons and by The First Edition Library, 1927. Facsimile First Edition Library Reprint. Fine in black cloth covered boards with printed gold paper labels on the spine and front board. In a near fine dust jacket with a 1/3 inch closed tear at the upper edge of the spine area which has been carefully repaired with archival tape on the verso side of the jacket. The spine area is also very slightly faded. Both the book and its jacket are contained within a very close fitting slip case. It is so tight that we have not been able to apply the acetate dust jacket protector. This is the First Edition Library's exact (facsimile) reproduction of the first edition of the book. 232 pages of text.
    TB30899  $80.00



  • Click on Image to expandHowells, W. D.:  My Mark Twain Reminiscences and Criticisms.  New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1910. First Edition. Very good+ in its original light green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and with red and gilt text on the front board and with the top edge of the text block gilt. An octavo of 8 1/8 by 5 3/8 inches with slight tanning to the cloth on the spine, a small dent to the fore edge of the front board impacted on the preliminaries to the first page of text in the form of a very small, barely noticeable dent and with a faint dampness stain at the top margins of pages 98 and the plate which faces that page. Without a dust jacket. 187 pages illustrated with a double frontispiece portrait of Twain from a photograph and a portrait of the author also from a photograph and six plates from engravings and photographs.
    TB30881  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandIsaacson, Dorris A., Editor:  Maine A Guide Down East.  Rockland, Maine: Courier-Gazette, Inc., 1970. Second Edition. Fine in light blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt text and a decoration on the front board. A small octavo of 8 by 5 1/2 inches with a dated gift inscription on the first free end page. In a very near fine, unclipped dust jacket with hints of rubbing to the fore corners of the panels over the tips of the boards and with the spine area tanned. This second edition of Maine A Guide Downeast is edited by the same woman who "was the State Director of the Federal Writers Project that produced the first Maine Guide in 1937." 510 pages with an index, selected reading list, chronology, tours, text, and illustrated from black and white photographs through-out. There is no map in a rear pocket as issued.
    TB30887  $18.00



  • Click on Image to expandJenkins, Stephen:  The Old Boston Post Road.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1913. First Edition. Very good+ in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stampings on the spine and gilt text andd decorations on the front board and with the top edge in gilt but with an early (1913) gift inscription on the first free end page. The gilt text stamping on the spine has faded almost completely. Without a dust jacket. 453 pages followed by four pages of ads. The contents include an index, a bibliography, text and two fold-out maps (one of Boston in 1722 and one tracing the route of the Old Boston Post Road through New England), text and illustrated with approximately 200 images from black and white photographs.
    TB30900  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandKinzie, Mrs. John H.:  Wau-Bun The "Early Day" in the North-West.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1932. First thus. Very near fine in decorated red cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board and a gilt top edge to the text block. The cloth at the upper fore corners of the front and rear boards are are very slightly rubbed. Without a dust jacket as issued. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. A Lakeside Classic issued in 1932. The original publication of this book was printed in 1856 with a number of editions printed thereafter. 609 pages including an index.
    TB30853  $55.00



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



  • Click on Image to expandLathem, Edward Connery (Editor):  The Poetry of Robert Frost.  New York: Holt, Rinehart And Winston, (1967). First Edition, First printing. Near fine in light brown cloth covered boards with silver colored text on a black title block on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 3/8 by 5 1/2 inches with very light rubbing to the cloth at the corners of the spine. Without its issued dust jacket. 607 pages including an index of first lines and titles.
    TB30901  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expandMacD, Dixon, Merkt with Mark H. Lytle and Richard M. Grave:  Shang A Biography of Charles E. Wheeler.  Spanish Fork, Utah: Hillcrest Publications, Inc., (1984). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in brick red buckram cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board. A small quarto measuring 11 by 8 1/2 inches. In a near fine unclipped dust jacket. Boldly signed by the author on the fly title page. 199 pages including an index of illustrations, appendices, text and extensive black and white photographs by Richard M. Grave as well as a section of 15 pages of color photographs. With an introduction by Raymond E. Baldwin. Edited by Ruth Wolfe. A handsome, clean and tight copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB27000  $185.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  Don't say that about Maine!.  Portland: Anthoensen Press, 1986. Special reprint. Fine in green cloth covered boards with gilt text printing on the spine and front board and with a paper label on the front board. One of only 1,500 to 2,000 copies printed in green cloth covered boards by the Anthoensen Press of Porland, Maine.
    TB30866  $50.00



  • Roberts, Kenneth:  Water Unlimited.  New York: Doubleday & Co., 1957. First Edition. Fine in light blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. Roberts' last book on water dowsing; although, the last chapters deal with Henry Gross' efforts to dowse for other commodites.
    TB01482  $45.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  Sun Hunting.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Comp., 1922. First Edition, Second State. Near Fine in its original dark green, vertically ribbed cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and on the front board. A 12mo of 7 5/16 by 5 inches with light rubbing to the cloth at the head of the spine and with a light narrow scuff mark across the upper eighth of the front board. Without its issued dust jacket. 198 pages of text. Illustrated from black and white photographs. The author's third book which focuses on Florida and the highs and the lows of that state during the early 1920s.
    TB30863  $35.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoberts, Kenneth:  Captain Caution.  New York: Editions for the Armed Services, Inc., 1934. Armed Forces Overseas Edition. Very good+ in printed, heavy paper wraps over a stapled binding. An oblong 32mo of 4 1/2 by 6 1/2 inches with light rubbing to the edges of the front cover and a stamp of the "Army War College Washington, D." stamped on the front cover and the second to last page of the text. An historical fiction novel which takes place during the War of 1812. 285 pages followed by a page of acknowledgments by the author and a list of other volumes in the Armed Services Editions.
    TB30869  $35.00



  • Click on Image to expandRoss, Alexander:  Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1923. First thus. Near fine in decorated dark green cloth covered boards with the top edge of the text block in gilt with the gilt text stamping on the spine and front board very clean and bright. There are no markings or inscriptions in this book. A Lakeside Classic issued in 1923 edited with an historical introduction and notes by Milo Milton Quaife. The original publication of this book was printed in England in 1849. In the words of the editor, Ross' book provides "a clear and readable account of this interesting phase of the history of our Pacific Northwest...." 388 pages including an index, text and the fold-out map preceding the title page. The map is in perfect condition.
    TB30856  $130.00



  • Click on Image to expandSteinbeck, John:  The Winter of Our Discontent.  New York: The Viking Press, 1961. First Edition, Limited Edition. Fine in dark blue cloth over beveled boards with gilt text on the spine as well as a black title label with gilt text and with the author's facsimile signature on the front board. An octavo of 8 1/4 by 5 1/2. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with light wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area and with several closed tears to the top edge of the front panel. The jacket is also covered with the original, clear acetate wrap-around onlay on which is printed "Limited Edition". One of only 500 limited edition "copies specially printed and bound for friends of the author and the publisher." 311 pages of text. (Goldstone & Payne, A38b)
    TB30864  $450.00



  • Click on Image to expandTwain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]:  The Prince and the Pauper A Tale For Young People Of All Ages.  Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1882. First Edition, First Issue. Very near fine in the publisher's original green cloth covered boards with gilt text and black designs on the spine and the same on the front board. An octavo of 8 3/8 by 6 1/2 inches with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine very lightly rubbed and crimped inward and with light rubbing to the tips of the boards. The joints and hinges are tight and strong. The contents are clean and bright with just an occasional printer's finger print on the lower margins. There is an early, dated "Dec. 25th 1882" gift inscription on the first free end page in ink. The typographical errors on pages 124, 263 and 362 have not been corrected. 411 pages of text with 192 illustrations in the text. With the Franklin Press imprint on the copyright page and the rosette at 1/8" below the fillet on the spine which conforms to binding state "A" as outlined in Blanck. (BAL 3402) An extremely handsome and bright first edition, first issue copy. (McBride, p70)
    TB30880  $1200.00



  • 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



  • Click on Image to expandVan Dusen, Albert E.:  Puritans Against The Wilderness Connecticut History to 1763.  Chester, Conn.: The Pequot Press, (1975). First Edition. Very near fine in printed, heavy paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto of 9 by 6 inches with very light soiling to the covers. Without a dust jacket as issued. 150 pages including an index and text.
    TB30871  $5.00



  • Click on Image to expandWhite, T. H.:  The Once and Future King.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1958. Book Club Edition. Near fine in dark blue paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/4 by 5 1/4 inches with very slight dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a near fine dust jacket with faint rubbing to the lower fore corners of the panels. This is the first combined edition of T. H. White's Arthurian Classic, produced under one cover the books: The Sword in The Stone, The Queen of Air and Darkness, The Ill-made Knight and The Candle in the Wind. The first book contains two additional chapters published here for the first time; the second book is re-written and re-titled from The Witch In The Wood; and, the entire fourth book is also published here for the first time. 631 pages of text.
    TB30902  $25.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple imagesWilson, R. L.:  Fine Colts The Dr. Joseph A. Murphy Collection.  Doylestown, Penn.: Republic Publishing Co., Inc., (1999). First Edition, Limited Edition. Fine in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and front board. An octavo of 11 15/16 by 9 inches. In a fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket. One of only 3,000 copies produced with this copy identified as number 1703 and signed by both the author and Dr. Murphy on the limitation page. 248 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated throughout from color photographs.
    TB30896  $80.00



  • Click on Image to expandWilson, R. L.:  Colt an American Legend.  New York: Abbeville Press, 1985. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in blue cloth covered boards with a blind embossing on the front board and gilt text stamping on the spine. An oblong octavo of 8 3/8 by 11 inches with dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket An oblong 8vo. 406 pages with index and hundreds of photographs and details on the rifles and revolvers manufactured by Colt from 1836 to the present. A scarce title in such fine condition.
    TB30897  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expandWPA:  Arkansas A Guide to the State.  New York: Hastings House Publishers, 1941. First Edition. Fine in black cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board with map end papers. The end sheets show faint foxing near the hinges due to a reaction with the glue used in binding. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with very shallow chipping at the upper edge of the spine area and with light rubbing and wear at the fore corners of the panels. One of the volumes in the American Guide Series which was originally scheduled to be released in January of 1938 but was delayed until September, 1941. (Schoyer- 41) The book was not issued with a fold-out map. Instead there are sectional maps at the end of the text of the book with transportation maps on the front and rear end papers. 447 pages including an index, maps as stated above, a list of consultants, bibliography, chronology, text and 8 sections of black and white photographs. A very scarce volume in jacket.
    TB30888  $160.00



  • Click on Image to expandWPA:  Alabama A Guide to the Deep South.  New York: Richard R. Smith, 1941. First Edition. Near fine in light green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board. A small octavo of 8 by 5 1/4 inches with the cloth over the spine slightly tanned. In a very good-, price clipped dust jacket with the spine area heavily tanned and with a long closed tear between the spine area and the rear panel and 1/4" deep chips across the upper edge of the spine area. Reportedly the first printing of the book was restricted to only 5,000 copies. 442 pages with index, bibliography, chronology, text, maps and eight sections of photographs with map front end papers of the state. The map pocket is present and contains the large fold-out map which is in excellent, undamaged condition.
    TB30892  $145.00



  • Click on Image to expandWPA:  Oregon End of The Trail.  Portland: Binfords & Mort, 1940. Third Printing. Very good+ in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board and with map front end papers. The dampness stain noted below on the dust jacket migrated on to the last seven leaves of the book at their upper margins. In a very good-, unclipped (the price is on the rear flap) with a 1 1/2" deep chip at the upper edge of the spine area, two chips from the lower region of the spine area and a dampness stain to the upper edge of the rear panel and to the rear flap. In its first edition, this is one of the more uncommon volumes in the American Guide Series. 549 pages including an index, a reading list, chronology, text and illustrated with four sections of black and white photographs. The double sided, multi-color, fold-out map is tucked into the rear pocket at the last end papar. (Dykes 263)
    TB30883  $125.00



  • Click on Image to expandWPA:  Fifty Million Pheasants The Story of Game Birds in South Dakota.  n.p.: South Dakota Department of Game and Fish, 1941. First Edition. Very good in light, printed paper wraps over a stapled binding. An octavo of 9 by 6 3/16 inches with short closed tears around the rusted staples and several mild creases to the covers. Without a dust jacket, probably as issued. This copy is signed on the verso of the front cover by the Director of the Department of Game and Fish. 90 pages of text. Illustrated from black and white photographs. This is the real thing! Not one of the poorly reproduced "print-on-demand" facsimile copies.
    TB30858  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expandWPA:  California A Guide to the Golden State.  New York: Hastings House, c1939,1942. Second Printing of 1942. Very good in light-green buckram covered boards with the cloth over the spine tanned and with foxing to the end papers due to a reaction with the glue employed in binding. There is a prior owner's name and date at the lower edge of the front free end page. The original dust jacket is laid-in in pieces within this copy. 713 pages with index, text, black and white photographs in eight sections and a pocket on the rear end paper with the multi-colored fold-out map of the state which is in excellent condition.
    TB30889  $65.00



  • Click on Image to expandWPA:  Arizona A State Guide.  New York: Hastings House, 1940. First Edition. Very good+ in tan buckram with brown text stampings on the spine and front board and map end papers with a neatly written gift inscription written at the upper edge of the second free end page. A small octavo of 8 by 5 3/8 inches with foxing to the front gutter and foxing to the hinge areas front and back due to a reaction with the glue used in binding. In only a good, price clipped dust jacket with heavy chipping to the upper 1/3rd of the spine area and a three inch chip from the upper rear corner of the front panel. 530 pages including an index, appedices, and photographs in eight sections. The 27th volume in the American state Guide Series.
    TB30886  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expandWPA:  Missouri A Guide to The 'Show Me' State.  New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1941). First Edition. Very good in gray cloth covered boards with blue text on the spine and front board. A small octavo of 7 7/8 by 5 3/8 inches with the cloth rubbed and worn at the head and heel of the spine. Without its issued dust jacket. 652 pages including an index, chronology, maps of sections of the state and photographs in several sections through-out. A separate map at the rear was not produced with the book. (Scharf & Schoyer 306)
    TB30884  $45.00



  • Click on Image to expandWPA:  Nevada A Guide To The Silver State.  Portland: Binfords & Mort, 1940. First Edition. Very good+ in red cloth covered boards with silver colored text on the spine and on the front board. A small octavo of 8 by 5 1/4 inches with crimping to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and with light foxing to the front end sheet a reaction to the glues used in binding. Remnants of the dust jacket are laid-in with this copy. This is a first edition in a first state binding. 315 pages including an index, text with photographs and five maps within the text. Contained within the map pocket at the rear of the book is the multi-colored map which appears never to have been removed.
    TB30891  $45.00



  • Click on Image to expandWPA:  Utah A Guide to the State.  New York: Hastings House, 1941. First Edition. Very good+ in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and front board. A small octavo of 8 by 5 3/8 inches with the gilt text on the spine is tarnished, but is still readable. Without its issued dust jacket. One of the American Guide Series. 595 pages including an index, chronology, photographs, and maps. This is one of the few WPA Guide series titles not called for to have a map at the rear of the book. It instead has 6 map sections placed just before the index.
    TB30890  $35.00






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