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  • Click on Image to expandFrank, Gerold:  Zsa Zsa Gabor My Story.  Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1960. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in black cloth covered boards with gilt text and red decorations on the spine and on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2" with slight fading and soiling to the cloth on the spine and with a prior owner's address label at the lower fore corner of the first free end page. The unclipped dust jacket is in only good condition with a large 3" by 1 1/4" deep chip from the upper fore corner of the front panel, three 1/4" chips from the upper edge of the spine area, one 1/4" chip from the lower edge of the spine area and multiple areas of rubbing to the front panel. Signed by Zsa Zsa Gabor on the first free end page with the added note "In France". 308 pages of text illustrated with a section of black and white photographs.
    TB24621  $45.00


  • Click on Image to expandFrost, Robert:  West-Running Brook.  New York: Henry Holt, 1928. First Edition, First State. Very good+ in 1/4 dark green cloth and green paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine and an illustrated paper label on the front board and decorated end sheets. The cloth at the head of the spine shows modest wear and rubbing and there is a gift inscription written across the title page. The paper label is clean and without any nicks, tears or chips. The gilt text on the spine is bright and easily read. Without its issued dust jacket. This copy is a first state of the first edition as the slug "First Edition" does not appear on the copyright page; and with "roams" instead of "romps" on the last line of page 44. (Crane, A10) 64 pages containing 39 poems with four, full page wood block illustrations by J.J. Lankes.
    TB25446  $85.00


  • Click on Image to expandGroseclose, David A.:  James A. Michener: A Bibliography.  Austin: State House Press, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine in simulated leather covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and the front cover. Without a dust jacket as issued. Written by David A. Groseclose and with a forward by Michener. 315 pages with index which catalogs all books, magazine articles and newspaper articles by Michener. An invaluable tool and resource for the Michener collector.
    TB25576  $35.00


  • Lewis, Meriwether, and William Clark:  The Journals of Lewis And Clark.  Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, (2002). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black and orange paper covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. An abridgment of the original journals by Anthony Brandt with an afterword by Herman J. Viola. 445 pages including an index, appendices and text. Illustrated with facsimile images of original documentation.
    TB30212  $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 expandTolkien, J. R. R.:  The Hobbit or There and Back Again.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, n.d. (circa mid-1960's). Twenty-second Printing. Near fine in light green cloth covered boards with dark blue text stamping on the front board and on the spine with map end papers. There is only a touch of fading to the cloth at the extreme head and heel of the spine. In a very near fine, unclipped dust jacket with moderate wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area and to the upper edge of the rear panel. The spine area is slightly tanned. The jacket shows a price of $3.95 on the front flap in the upper corner. 315 pages of text with illustrations by the author. Oddly, this reprint shows no date on its copyright page and does not appear in Hammond's bibliography of Tolkien's work. An unusual but very handsome copy in an attractive, collectable jacket.
    TB30204  $175.00


  • Click on Image to expandTwain, Mark [Samuel L. Clemens]:  A Tramp Abroad.  Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1880. First Edition, Second State.. Very good in its original black cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board with blind embossing around the edges of the boards with buff end sheets and pages which bulk to 1 5/8". An octavo measuring 8 3/4" by 5 1/2" with evidence of dampness staining to the upper quarter of the front board and across the top inside edge of the text block which left a tide line on the upper half of the two facing frontispiece pages and the the cloth lightly worn at the head and heel of the spine. The binding remains tight with little evidence of foxing or tanning. Interestingly though, a prior owner used this volume to press tree leaves. As a result, many pages, particularly in the front half of this copy show faint impressions of the many oak leaves he or she pressed. Without a dust jacket. 631 pages of text and illustrated with 328 engravings, sketches and plates by various artists. The first plate, facing the frontispiece portrait of Twain, is titled "Titan's Moses" indicating that this volume is the second state of the first edition. A clean, handsome and very collectible copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind. (BAL 3386)
    TB27523  $175.00


  • Click on Image to expandWPA:  Montana A State Guide Book.  New York: The Viking Press, 1939. First Edition. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 by 5 1/4 inches with heavy dust staining to the top edge of the text block, a prior owner's book plate on the fly title page and foxing to the end sheets a result of reactions with the glue used in binding. In a very good, price clipped dust jacket with the lower 2 inches of the spine area missing, small chips and closed tears to the upper edge of the spine area and light rubbing and wear to the fold to the front flap. One of the early volumes in the American Guide Series which is considered somewhat uncommon. 442 pages containing an index, bibliography, appendices and illustrated with maps and photographs throughout. The rear pocket contains the color, double sided, fold-out map which is in excellent condition. A worthy first edition copy of an uncommon title.
    TB30211  $150.00


  • Click on Image to expandWPA:  Colorado A Guide To The Highest State.  New York: Hastings House, 1941. First Edition. Near fine in orange buckram with brown text on the spine and front board. A small octavo of 8 by 5 1/4 inches with the top edge of the text block dust stained and with old tape stains to the end sheets. In a very good dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap with the spine area faded so that it is difficult to read the text. There are old tape stains on the flaps. One of the American Guide Series with no rear map called for. 511 pages including an index, appedices, and with eight sections of black and white photographs, maps and with map end papers.
    TB30207  $100.00


  • Click on Image to expandWPA:  Mississippi A Guide To the Magnolia State.  New York: Hastings House, 1948. Third printing of May, 1946. Very near fine in textured, dark blue cloth covered boards with the top edge of the text block heavily dust stained. A small octavo of 8 by 5 1/4 inches. In a very good+, price clipped dust jacket with light rubbing and wear to the ends of the spine area and the same at the fore corners of the panels. of the rear panel and rubbing around the extremes. 545 pages with index, bibliography, chronology, text and photographs through-out with the multi-colored, fold-out map in the rear pocket.
    TB30206  $95.00


  • Click on Image to expandWPA:  Idaho A Guide in Word and Picture.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1950. Second Edition Revised 1950. Very good+ in blue-green cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and on the front board with map end sheets. A small octavo of 8 by 5 1/4 inches with the top edge of the text block dust stained and with light soiling and foxing to the end sheets. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with the spine tanned and lightly soiled which tanning extends onto half of the front panel and with a crease to the front flap. 300 pages including an index, bibliography, text and illustrated from black and white photographs in two sections.
    TB30208  $75.00


  • WPA:  New England Hurricane A Factual, Pictorial Record.  Boston: Hale, Chusman & Flint, (1938). Fifth Printing of December 1938. Near fine in green cloth covered boards with red text on the spine. A small quarto of 9 7/8 by 6 7/8 inches with a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down and a written name and date of "1938" on the first free end page. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with several closed tears at the upper edge of the front panel and at the upper edge of the spine area. 224 pages including an index and text. Illustrated throughout from black and white photographs. The story of the September, 1938 hurricane which swept through New England causing massive destruction.
    TB30210  $50.00




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