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1 Historic Princeton. The Story of a Revolutionary Town and a Guide to Princeton University and sundry Landmarks of Interest.
Princeton, N.J. Princeton Municipal Improvement, Inc. 1940. First Edition. Fine in printed wrappers. 123 pp. including index. Illustrated and mapped and carefully indexed. Laid in is a 1944 menu from the Nassau Tavern in Palmer Square, Princeton, N.J. (Lobster Thermidor @ $1.60). 
Price: 25.00 USD
2 Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection.
Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago. 1961. First Edition. Hardcover in tan cloth boards with dark brown titles on spine & AIC device on front panel. Very good in very good dust jacket. Minor text block pull at head of spine with dust soil to top edge. Jacket lightly edge worn with rubbing to white background of rear panel and closed tear at head of spine. A lovely collection. Large 8vo. 490 pp. The first complete catalogue of the collection with 160 illustrations. 36 color and 160 in black & white. 
Price: 20.00 USD
3 Country Life Picture Book of Ireland.
London. Country Life Ltd. 1954. First Edition. Green cloth boards stamped with gilt. Good lacking dust jacket. Bookplate on front pastedown. Boards rubbed with stain on front panel. Bottom corners bumped. 4to. 58 pp. 58 black & white plates plus frontispiece and map of scenic Ireland. 
Price: 18.00 USD
4 Century of Thrillers. Volume II.
New York. President Press. 1937. Hardcover in red cloth boards with black titles,  Very good. No dust jacket (as issued?). Authors not listed on contents page so former owner has written them in pencil. Text is clean in solid binding. Toning to endpapers & rubbing to boards with fading to spine. Former owner's bookplate. 8vo. 373 pp. Twenty stories. Contributions by Mary Roberts Rinehart, Ellery Queen, Wilkie Collins, Sheridan Le Fenu, Algernon Blackwood and others. 
Price: 10.00 USD
5 Coyne Electrical School Reference Set: Practical Electricity Simplified for Easier Understanding and Permanent Reference for Coyne Students and Graduates.
Chicago. Coyne Electrical School. c1930. Leatherette boards stamped in gilt with clasp binding. Very good. Very light wear to boards. Light soiling to edges. Former owner's name on title page. 1" x 2" tear at bottom of title page. Fold in last three pages. Tear in last blank "notes" page. Overall in wonderful condition. Text looks like new. 4to. This set is complete. Contents: Elementary Electricity, Principles, and Laws. Signal Systems and Circuit Work. Electrical Construction and Wiring For Light and Power. Illumination. Refrigeration. Armature and Stator Winding, Testing and Principles. Direct Current Machinery, Principles, Operation and Maintenance. Alternating Current Principles and Calculations. Alternating Current Machinery Principles, Operation and Maintenance. Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution. Automotive Electricity. Storage Batteries. Radio. 
Price: 50.00 USD
6 Better Homes & Gardens Sewing Book.
Meredith Publishing. 1961. Tan cloth boards in brown slipcase. Fine in fine slipcase. As new. 8vo. 320 pp. indexed. Color and black & white photos and illustrations throughout. 
Price: 18.50 USD
7 The Week-End Library: Issue of 1930.
Garden City, NY. Doubleday, Doran & Co. 1930. First Edition. Orange cloth boards. Good lacking dust jacket. Boards rubbed and soiled. Edges soiled. Front hinge cracked by not loose. 12mo. 326 pp. plus bibliography. Novels: Of Human Bondage - W. Somerset Maugham, Where the Blue Begins - Christopher Morley. Novelettes: Youth - Joseph Conrad, The Time Machine - H. G. Wells. Biography: Our Mark Twain - Helen Keller, How to Work Up a Panic - Bouck White. Short Stories: Old Man Minick - Edna Ferber, The King of the Cats - Stephen Vincent Benet, Contact - Frances Noyes Hart, Mr. Jack Hollins. Mystery: A Passage to Benares - T.S. Stribling, The Investors - Edgar Wallace. Plus humor by Donald Ogden Stewart, Don Marquis, and Irvin S. Cobb, selections from Leaves of Grass by Whitman, true adventure by T. E. Lawrence and Walter Noble Burns and the essay America by Aldous Huxley. 
Price: 18.50 USD
8 Modernized Classrooms and Auditoriums.
Grand Rapids, MI. American Seating Co. No date. Circa. 1950's? Salesman's sample kit. Black & white "before & after" pictures of classroom and auditorium furniture settings. Spiral notebook in cloth boards. Very good. Some soiling to boards and pastedowns. Wide 4to. Unpaginated. 
Price: 25.00 USD
9 Are You Over Sexty?
New York. Olympian House. 1956. First Edition. Red textured cloth boards. Very good lacking dust jacket. Light wear to board edges with fading to spine and soiling to page edges. 8vo. 192 pp. Jokes, stories, and proverbs. Cartoons by Ben Choda. 
Price: 12.50 USD
10 Extra Sextra Special.
New York. Scylla Publishing. 1954. First Edition. Very good in good dust jacket. Book text is very tight and well kept. Inked address on front free endpaper. Tro Harper Bookstore stamp on front jacket flap. Jacket heavily worn on edges with chip at head of spine. 8vo. Unpaginated. "The hydrogen bomb of humor books." Jokes and cartoons circa 1954. 
Price: 12.50 USD
11 National Geographic School Bulletin: Miss Goodall and the Wild Chimpanzees.
Washington, DC. National Geographic Society. December 6, 1965. Very good in wrappers. Small tear at bottom of stapled spine. Pamphlet. 9" x 6". Jan Goodall article with color and black & white photos by Baron Hugo van Lawick. Plus fiber optics and Christmas related articles. 
Price: 12.50 USD
12 A Brief History of the Pilgrims: A Continuous History.
Plymouth, Mass. Copyright by Burbank, Inc. Assigned to C. E. Lynch. Published by the Rogers Print. n.d. Very good in wrappers. Light rubbing to wraps and curl to spine. Small pamphlet. 7.75" x 5/25". 63 pp. Compiled from the writings of Governor Bradford and Governor Winslow, and largely in their own words. With alphabetical list of Mayflower passengers. 
Price: 12.50 USD
13 San Diego: City in Motion.
Coronado Cards. n.d. (early '70's). Fine in pictorial wrappers. Pamphlet. 6" x 9". 24 pp. Color photos of San Diego including La Jolla and San Clemente. 
Price: 10.00 USD
14 Venise: Reine de la Mer. (Text in French).
Italy. Edizioni Storti / Storti Guides. 1972. First Edition. Fine in pictorial wrappers. Softcover. 7.5" x 10" 76 pp. plus index. Laid in map. Beautiful color photos throughout. 
Price: 10.00 USD
15 Venise: Reine del Mar. (Text in Spanish).
Italy. Edizioni Storti / Storti Guides. 1972. First Edition. Fine in pictorial wrappers. Softcover. 7.5" x 10" 76 pp. plus index. Laid in map. Beautiful color photos throughout. 
Price: 10.00 USD
16 Venise: Reine del Mare. (Text in Italian).
Italy. Edizioni Storti / Storti Guides. 1972. First Edition. Fine in pictorial wrappers. Softcover. 7.5" x 10" 76 pp. plus index. Laid in map. Beautiful color photos throughout. 
Price: 10.00 USD
17 Ketchup and other Vegetables. American Poets on President Reagan.
Timnath, Colorado. Poetry Associates. 1984. First Printing. Spiral bound. Near fine in printed wrappers. Small 1/16" spot of soil on front panel. Softcover. 8.5" x 11". viii + 27 pp. "Selections from more than 60 poets, from 26 states and Canada, representing all walks of life and geographical regions of the nation are present in this volume. The youngest poet is 9, the oldest well past 70...Ronald Reagan and his Administration are a most appropriate subject of the poet's pen." From the introduction by Niger Lanor
Price: 25.00 USD
18 The Book of Greenfield Village.
Dearborn, Michigan. Printed at the Greenfield Village Print Shop. 1957. Staple bound. Fine save for gift inscription on back of front cover. Pamphlet. 5.5" x 8". 53 pp. with index. The village founded by Henry Ford contains nearly 100 original and reconstructed buildings reflecting life & work of colonial and 19th century America. Illustrated throughout with map. 
Price: 12.50 USD
19 A Guide Book for The Henry Ford Museum.
Dearborn, Michigan. Printed at the Greenfield Village Print Shop. 1967. Staple bound. Fine save for gift inscription on front fly-leaf. Pamphlet. 5.5" x 8". 72 pp. Illustrated throughout. Maps to exhibit halls. 
Price: 9.50 USD
20 Fireman Practice Tests for Municipal and Federal Fire Department Civil Service Entrance Examinations.
Milwaukee. Pergande Publishing. 1938. First Edition. Hardcover in blue cloth boards stamped in gilt. Boards protected by clear plastic with adhesive marks left on free endpapers. Else fine with clean text & tight binding. Wide 8vo. 66 pp. plus 2 pp. adverts. Signed by the former Fire Chief of Sacramento, CA. 
Price: 25.00 USD
21 1956 American Voter.
Toledo, Ohio. Century Press. Published for General Motors staff. 1956. Staple bound in illustrated wrappers. Near fine with light soil to wraps. Pamphlet. 5.5" x 8.5". 31 pp. National conventions score sheets, qualifications of each offices, electoral votes by state chart, etc. 
Price: 8.00 USD
22 The Chapter in you Life entitled San Francisco.
San Francisco. Californians, Inc. 1936. Staple bound in heavy paper wrappers. Near fine with light soil to wraps and old inked price on front free endpaper. Pamphlet. 5.25" x 7.5". Unpaginated. 81 photos of '30's San Francisco & environs. 
Price: 10.00 USD
23 Masters of World Painting: Rockwell Kent
New York & Leningrad. Harry N. Abrams. Aurora Art Publishers. 1979. First Edition. Perfect bound. Near fine in pictorial wrappers. Light rubbing to white background. Striking cover art. Softcover. 9.5" x 12.75". Unpaginated. Compiled & Introduced by Andrei Chegodayev. Illustrated throughout. Many two page images. Most from The Hermitage in Leningrad and The Pushkin Museum in Moscow. 
Price: 25.00 USD
24 Lone Ranger Ephemera.
Lone Ranger Safety Club. Sponsored by Kilpatrick's bread. Circa 1943. 4.25" x 2.5" membership card. Signed in pencil. With code for secret messages on verso. Somewhat worn with a few creases and soil from paper clip. "My Solemn Pledge to The Lone Ranger. 8.5" x 11" Ten safety rules. Again, signed in pencil. Folded three times. Bright with no tears or chips. 
Price: 15.00 USD
25 Army Song Book.
Published by order of the Secretary of War. 1941. Staple bound. Light soil to rear panel of wrappers and faint crease to rear top edge. Cover illustration & interior bright. Pamphlet. 4.25" x 6". 64 pp. 67 songs including The Marine's Hymn, Anchors Aweigh, etc. Several songs include parody versions. "Wrap both your elbows up around your neck and scratch, scratch, scratch" from Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit-Bag. 
Price: 10.00 USD
26 Robbins Community Sheet. "Let's All Sing."
Published by Robbins Music Corp. for Sherman, Clay & Co. No date. Circa. 1935-1945. Staple bound. Very bright save for two soil spots on rear panel. Pamphlet. 4" x 9". 11 pp. "75 song favorites everyone loves to sing." Most contain just the verse. 
Price: 10.00 USD
27 World War II era "Art Folder" post card books. Hollywood, Nashville, and Salt Lake City.
Light wear. The Hollywood & Nashville folders have whiteout on the addresses. The three folders are of the "C.T. Art-Colortone" variety. The Hollywood & Nashville folders have 18 views. The Salt Lake City folder has 36. 
Price: 9.50 USD
28 Bridge by Ely Culbertson and scoring book.
Published by Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company. 1935. Staple bound. Very good with light wear. Two pamphlets. 3.25" x 5.5". 28 page pamphlet "Introduction in Bidding and Play" by Culbertson with two Chesterfield advertisements. Plus a bridge scoring book with the same two ads. 
Price: 10.00 USD
29 Bridge Scoring books.
Insurance company book has light wear to wraps. Texaco pads are clean and complete. 1. San Francisco insurance company give away. 5.5" x 7.25" with card valuations & bidding requirements on wraps. 2. Seven Texaco score pads. "Tour with Texaco -- in All Our 48 States" plus two different illustrations on top quarter of each score sheet. 
Price: 10.00 USD
30 The Nobel Prize Annual 1989.
New York. IMG Publishing. 1990. Hardcover in cloth boards stamped in gilt. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Light shelf wear to jacket. A nice copy. 4to. xiii, 107 pp. Chapters devoted to the six winners. Literature: Dr. Camilo Jose Cela. Peace: Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama. With listings of all laureates since 1901. Photo illustrations throughout. 
Price: 12.00 USD
31 Nimrod: An Individual Review. Winter 1957. Volume 1. Number 2.
Tulsa, Oklahoma. Nimrod in co-operation with University of Tulsa. 1957. First Edition. Staple bound in wrappers. Wrappers rubbed at edges. Crease & small soil spot to front wrapper. Text bright. Softcover. 6" x 9". 56 pp. Works included by Larry Walker, James Cowan, Richard Eberhart, James Land Jones, William Stafford & others. 
Price: 12.00 USD
32 This is Sonoma County, U.S.A. California's Land of Opportunity.
Santa Rosa, California. Janice Corey Publisher. No date. C. early 1960's. Staple bound. Near fine in lightly shelf worn pictorial wrappers. Softcover. 8.5" x 11". 80 pp. Nostalgic look at the Northern California county. Local industry, tourist attractions, & history of the area. Lots of local advertisements. 
Price: 20.00 USD
33 Our King and Queen: An Intimate, Authentic and Authoritative Biography by an Author Who Has Been Given Inside Knowledge.
London. Hutchinson & Co. n.d. Hardcover in royal blue cloth boards with titles  Good lacking dust jacket. Former owner's note on half title page. Boards rubbed with wear at edges. Crack to front hinge. Text clean in still solid binding. 8vo. 264 pp. with index plus 16 pp. of publisher' Originally published as "Our Duke and Duchess." Biography of H.M. King George Vi and H.M. Queen Elizabeth. Black & white photo illustrations throughout. 
Price: 12.50 USD
34 The Home Fires: A Few Suggestions in Face Brick Fireplaces.
Chicago. American Face Brick Association. 1925. Perfect bound. Very good in original color illustrated heavy card wrappers. Binding tight. Light soil to spine and rubbing to top front corner. Text & illustrations bright. Softcover. 7.25" x 9.75". 47 pp. Articles on proper fireplace construction. A list of fireplace mottoes. Illustrated throughout with black & white photos & drawings. 
Price: 25.00 USD
35 Technical Manual: Hand, Measuring, and Power Tools. No. TM 10-590.
Washington, DC. War Department. 1941. Female wartime worker's name & address on title page. Staple bound. Very good in wrappers. Rubbing & soil to wrappers. Interior bright in tight binding. Softcover. 5.5" x 8.5". 121 pp. with appe World War II technical manual. Black & white illustrations throughout. 
Price: 12.50 USD
36 National Security Seminar. Presentation Outlines and Reading List. 1962-1963.
Washington, DC. Industrial College of the Armed Forces. 1962. Staple bound. Three ring binder paper. Very good in printed wrappers. Light wear to wraps. Former owner's signature with penciled notes. 4to. 8" x 10.25". xvi + 369 pp. with bib "Courses of study in the economic and industrial aspects of national security." 
Price: 15.00 USD
37 The Doctrines and Discipline of the Evangelical Association.
Cleveland, Ohio. W. F. Schneider. 1876. Hardcover in brown cloth boards with blind stamped rules & decorations and gilt titles. Boards lightly rubbed with fading to gilt. Former owner's penciled name & date (Dec. 31st, 1877). Same owner's name in inked calligraphy. Both on front free endpaper. Later owner's name stamped on front pastedown. Light wear to front gutter. Not cracked. Text clean in solid binding. 16mo. 150 pp. plus 18 pp. appendix. 
Price: 35.00 USD
38 The Rural Life of Japan.
Tokyo, Japan. Bureau for Local Affairs. Home Department. 1914. Bound in reddish brown string to match cover illustration. Very good in lightly dust soiled illustrated wrappers. Faded stamps of former owner (W.W.II signal corps captain) on front free endpaper & top of title page. A few of his penciled notes in the margins. Crease to top front left corner of cover. Book is tight. Text & illustrations bright. Softcover. 6" x 9". iii, 51 pp. Color illustrated title page. half page black & white photo plate, six full page tissued black & white photo plates. 
Price: 20.00 USD
39 Origin, Doctrine, Constitution and Discipline of the United Brethren in Christ.
Huntington, Indiana. H. C. Foote. 1909. Hardcover in pebbled black cloth boards with gilt titles. Boards bright. First front & last rear pages stuck to free endpapers at margins. No effect on text save for last page of index. Text clean with light toning. Solid binding. 16mo. 172 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
40 The World of Elizabeth George: A Reader's Companion.
New York. Bantam Books. 1994. Special Limited Edition. Staple bound. Fine in pictorial wrappers. Softcover. 6" x 9". 24 pp. Elizabeth George describes her own perspective on writing. With profiles of key characters & brief guide to each of her novels to that date. 
Price: 12.00 USD
41 "Sabretache" (Albert Stewart Barrow). Monarchy and the Chase.
London. Eyre and Spottiswoode. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover in cloth boards. Very good in good dust jacket. Book is square, clean & tight with sticker removal on rear pastedown & light wear to corners. Jacket edge worn with "v" shaped tear & rubbing to back panel. Front cover illustration bright. 8vo. xii, 185 pp. with appendices & index. History of the Kings of England and the hunt. From the early 7th century to the present (1940's). Sixteen black & white plates. 
Price: 20.00 USD
42 (Bradley, Marion Zimmer). Bryan, Ted (Editor). Darkover Newsletter 8,
Berkeley, California. Friends of Darkover. Nov. 1977. Staple bound in wraps. Near fine with light toning to wraps' edges. One fold. Pamphlet. 8.5" x 11". 14 pp. Contributions by Catherine Filipowicz, Jacqueline Lictenberg, Marion Zimmer Bradley, et. al. 
Price: 10.00 USD
43 (Bradley, Marion Zimmer). Bryan, Ted (Editor). Darkover Newsletter.
Berkeley, California. Friends of Darkover. May 1978. Staple bound in wraps. Near fine with light toning to wraps' edges. No folds. Pamphlet. 8.5" x 11". 24 pp. Contributions by Wendy Reed, Jacqueline Lictenberg, Gail Harris, Marion Zimmer Bradley, et. al. 
Price: 10.00 USD
44 (Brundage, Frances). Arabian Nights.
Akron, Ohio. Saalfield Publishing Co. c1924. Olive cloth boards with full front cover pasted on illustration. Good only. Well used book. Inscription to Harriet Ward from her mother on front free endpaper with her book plate on front pastedown. Edges soiled. Boards heavily rubbed and edges worn. Faded inked name and address on white pasted on back cover. All pages white except frontispiece which is browning. Gutters cracked. Shaken but not loose. Fully intact. 8vo. Unpaginated. Color illustrations by Frances Brundage. 
Price: 35.00 USD
45 (Davis, Elmer) Davis, Robert Lloyd (ed.). By Elmer Davis.
Indianapolis. Bobbs-Merrill. 1964. First Edition. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Former owner's blind stamp on front free endpapers and title page. Jacket bright with 1 1/2" closed tear at top of front panel near spine. 8vo. 370 pp. Elmer Davis selections from his novels, short stories and essays. Edited by his son. 
Price: 15.00 USD
46 Abercrombie, M. L. J. Perceptual and Visuo-motor Disorders in Cerebral Palsy: A Survey of the Literature.
London. The Spastics Society / William Heinemann (Medical) Books Ltd. 1964. Little Club Clinics in Developmental Medicine series No. 11. Red pictorial boards. Near fine. Former owner's neat signature on front pastedown. Very light edgewear on spine edges. 8vo. 136 pp. with references plus adverts. Preface by Prof. A. Moncrieff. Black & white illustrations, charts, and graphs. 
Price: 17.50 USD
47 Abshire, Richard. The Dallas Deception.
New York. Morrow. 1992. First Edition. Hardcover in black quarter cloth & orange paper-w Fine in very good dust jacket. Text is clean in solid binding. Jacket lightly rubbed at spine ends with crease to front flap. No tears or chips. 8vo. 299 pp. The third private eye Jack Kyle mystery. A neoclassic detective novel set in the Dallas underworld of pornographers & drug dealers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
48 Ackroyd, Peter. The Clerkenwell Tales.
New York. Nan A Talese / Doubleday. 2004. First U.S. Edition. Hardcover in blue quarter cloth & rose paper-wrap Fine in fine dust jacket. As new. 8vo. viii, 213 pp. First published in Great Britain in 2003 by Chatto & Windus. Set in 1399 London during the reign of Richard II. Signs & portents of a turn of the century apocalypse. Written in the style of Chaucer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
49 Acland, Eric and Ernest H. Bartlett. Long Live the King: George V - King and Emperor, Prince and Sovereign - Edward VIII.
Philadelphia. John C. Winston Co. (1936). First American Edition. Hardcover in red cloth boards with decorations & titles in black & gilt. Near fine in good dust jacket. Light wear to board corners. No rubbing to boards & decorated cover very bright. Fragile price clipped dust jacket protected in mylar. Large chip on top of rear panel with tears & edge wear overall. 8vo. 375 pp. with bibliography. Narrative of father & son destined to rule over the British Empire. Thirty-one photos of "memorable scenes in the reign of the Sailor King and the varied career of the Bachelor Prince." Published in the year of King George's death and Price Edward's ascent to the throne. 
Price: 17.50 USD
50 Ada, Alma Flor. Under the Royal Palms: A Childhood in Cuba.
New York. Atheneum Books for Young Readers. 1998. 4th printing. Hardcover in paper-wrapped boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. As new. 8vo. 88 pp. Companion volume to the author's "Where the Flame Trees Bloom." Photo illustrations throughout. 
Price: 10.00 USD
51 Adams, Alice. Superior Women.
New York. Knopf. 1984. 3rd printing. Fine in near fine price clipped dust jacket. Small closed tear at head of spine. 8vo. 368 pp. 
Price: 9.50 USD
52 Adams, Donald (ed.). The Mystery & Detection Annual.
Beverly Hills. Published by the editor. 1972. First Printing. Hardcover in red cloth boards stamped in gilt. Near fine lacking dust jacket. Light wear to spine ends. 8vo. 264 pp. The edition is dedicated to Poe with essays on Dickens, Futrelle, R. Austin Freeman, Ross Macdonald & Horace McCoy. Reviews by Julian Symons & others. Illustrations. 
Price: 18.00 USD
53 Adams, Eustace L(ane). Illustrated by J. Clemens Gretter. Wings of the Navy.
New York. Grosset & Dunlap. 1936. Reprint. Hardcover in green cloth boards. Near very good lacking dust jacket. Light soil to boards with fading to spine. Text bright in solid binding. 12mo. 211 pp. plus 1 pp. advert. Illustrated endpapers. Prolific Maine born author of numerous adventure books for boys 
Price: 12.00 USD
54 Adams, Eustace L. Illustrated by J. Clemens Gretter. Doomed Demons.
New York. Grosset & Dunlap. 1935. Reprint. Hardcover in green cloth boards. Very good lacking dust jacket. Fading to spine. Text bright in solid binding. 12mo. 210 pp. Illustrated endpapers. Prolific Maine born author of numerous adventure books for boys 
Price: 10.00 USD
55 Adams, Franklin P. ("F. P. A."). Nods and Becks.
Garden City, New York. Garden City Publishing Co. 1944. Reprint. Hardcover in gray cloth boards with blue titles on spine & front panel. Gray top edge. Near fine in good dust jacket. Book is square & tight. Text very bright. Jacket worn with large chips to spine ends. 8vo. 246 pp. Humor, knowledge & commentary by the member of the Algonquin Round Table and panelist on radio's Information Please. 
Price: 12.50 USD
56 Adams, Gerry. Free Ireland: Towards a Lasting Peace.
Niwot, Colorado. Roberts Rinehart Publishers. 1994. First Edition thus with new introduction by Jack Van Zandt and a new conclusion by the author for this North American edition. First published in I Perfect bound. Fine in pictorial wrappers. Softcover. 5.25" x 8.5". 224 pp. with glo Gerry Adams, President of Sinn Fein, reviews the history of Irish nationalism. In this edition, he discusses his proposal for a lasting peace in Ireland and the impact of his visit to the U.S. in February of 1994. 
Price: 15.00 USD
57 Adams, Samuel Hopkins. Illustrated by Lee J. Ames. The Santa Fe Trail.
New York. Random House. Landmark Books. (1951). 8th printing. Hardcover in decorated cloth boards. Good in good- dust jacket. Soil to edges. Former owner's book plate. Crack at half title page. Jacket intact & protected by mylar but heavily worn with chips & tears. Ames jacket illustration still bright. 8vo. 181 pp. with index. Number 13 in the Landmark series. The story of the first wagon trail to follow the Sante Fe Trail. 
Price: 10.00 USD
58 Adams, Samuel Hopkins. Illustrated by Lee J. Ames. The Pony Express.
New York. Random House. Landmark Books. 1950. 6th printing. Hardcover in blue cloth boards with black titles & red decorations. Illustrated endpapers. Red top edge. Very good in very good dust jacket. Book is square & tight with clean text. Light wear to spine ends & corners. Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Jacket rubbed with chips at extremities. Jacket illustration bright. 8vo. 185 pp. plus 1 pp. advert. Number 7 in the Landmark series. Chapter heading illustrations. History of the "pony." Includes descriptions of manager Bolivar Roberts & the many riders including "Buffalo Bill" Cody & "Wild Bill" Hickok. 
Price: 10.00 USD
59 Adams, William. Afro-American Authors.
Boston. Houghton Mifflin. 1972. Very good in wrappers. Book is square, tight and clean with no internal markings. Wrappers rubbed and edge worn. Trade paperback. 5.25" x 8.25". 165 pp. Includes excerpts of the writings of Frederick Douglass, Paul Laurence Dunbar, W. E. B. DuBois, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, Gwendolyn Brooks, James Baldwin, Eldridge Cleaver, LeRoi Jones, and many others. 
Price: 8.00 USD
60 Adkins, Jan. Deadline For Final Art.
New York. Walker. 1990. First Edition. Hardcover in black paper-wrapped boards with red titles on spine. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Soil to top edge. Book is square & tight. Jacket bright with none of the usual rubbing to white background. Price intact on front flap. 8vo. 185 pp. plus 1 pp. advert. The author's 2nd mystery & the 1st to feature series character Charlie Salt. 
Price: 10.00 USD
61 Adler, Mortimer J. and Seymour Cain. Religion and Theology.
Chicago. Encyclopaedia Britannica. 1961. The Great Ideas Program. Near fine in white pictorial wrappers. Very light soiling to edges and wrappers. 8vo. Trade paperback. xxviii, 278 pp. 
Price: 9.50 USD
62 Adoki, G. E. and T. M. Aluko, Mabel Dove-Danquah, C. O. D. Ekwensi, Phebean Itayemi, C. E. Moikangoa, I. I. Oluwa African New Writing: Short Stories by African Authors.
London. Lutterworth Press. 1947. First Edition. Hardcover in cloth boards. Very good lacking dust jacket. Light wear to board edges. Else a nice clean book with no interior markings in a square & solid binding. 12mo. 126 pp. A collection of 14 short stories by writers from West Africa, Nigeria, Lagos, and South Africa. With a short biography of each author. 
Price: 20.00 USD
63 Agee, Jonis. Sweet Eyes.
New York. Crown. 1991. First Edition. Hardcover in blue quarter cloth boards & green paper-wrapped boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. 8vo. 405 pp. The author's first novel. A "searing portrait of small-town life in America's heartland." 
Price: 10.00 USD
64 Ainslie, Tom. Ainslie's Complete Guide to Thoroughbred Racing.
New York. Simon & Schuster. 1979. Completely Revised & Updated. 4th printing. Hardcover in green quarter cloth & mustard paper-wrapped boards. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is square & tight. Some highlighting to first few chapters. Jacket has small chip at foot of spine. Price intact on front flap. 8vo. 470 pp. with index. Black & white photos throughout. Breeding & class. Hidden form. Speed charts. Track variants. Mud & grass. Workouts. 77 systems. 
Price: 15.00 USD
65 Albright, Nancy. Rodale's Naturally Great Foods Cookbook.
Emmaus, PA. Rodale Press. 1977. Later printing. Hardcover in decorated boards. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Slight spine slant and light edge wear to jacket. Wide 8vo. 408 pp. with appendix and index. Illustrations by Chris Magadini and Joe Charnoski. Over 400 original recipes. 
Price: 8.50 USD
66 Aldiss, Brian. The Long Afternoon of Earth.
Garden City, New York. Nelson Doubleday, Inc. 1961. Book club edition. Hardcover in quarter black & green paper-wrapped boards. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Light shelf rubbing to jacket extremities. No tears or chips. Jacket painting by Tony Fiyalko. 8vo. 217 pp. The author was named Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America and has won two Hugo Awards and one Nebula Award. This novel won the Hugo in 1962 for short fiction. 
Price: 12.00 USD
67 Aldrich, Mildred. On the Edge of the War Zone: From the Battle of the Marne to the Entrance of the Stars and Stripes.
Boston. Small, Maynard and Company. 1917. First Edition. Hardcover in decorated green cloth boards with titles in gilt. Very good. No dust jacket. Rubbing to extremities. Front panel bright. Spine faded. Front free endpaper removed. Small book plate on front pastedown. Former owner's signature dated Nov. 13, 1917 on verso of frontis. 12mo. 311 pp. Tissued photo of the author, reproduced in photogravure frontis. Plus 12 photo illustrations and map rear endpapers. The author's second collection of wartime letters. Aldrich was raised in Boston and wrote for several Boston newspapers. In 1898 she moved to France working as a foreign correspondent and translator. While there, she became a friend of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. She was eye witness to much of World War I from her home outside Paris. Her home in Huiry overlooked the Marne river valley. 
Price: 18.00 USD
68 Aleichem, Sholom. Stories and Satires.
New York. Thomas Yoseloff. 1959. "A centennial volume of writings by the master of Yiddish humor. Nineteen stories and a one-act play never before translated into English." Near fine in good+ dust jacket. Jacket sunned at top and fore edge with chips and tears at head and heel of spine, corners, and fore edge. Clip at bottom of front flap. 8vo. 381 pp. with glossary. Translated by Curt Leviant. Drawings by Arthur Zaidenberg. 
Price: 9.50 USD
69 Alexander, Bruce (pseudonym of Bruce Cook). The Price of Murder.
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons. 2003 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine Book The 10th Sir John Fielding mystery. Fine historical novel set in the Seven Dials section of London. Hardcover in green quarter cloth and blue paper-wrapped boards. 
Price: 10.00 USD
70 Alexander, Bruce. Watery Grave.
New York. G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover in cloth and paper-wrapped boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. 8vo. 265 pp. The third Sir John Fielding mystery. 
Price: 17.50 USD
71 Alexander, Edwin P. American Locomotives: A Pictorial Record of Steam Power, 1900-1950.
New York. Norton. 1950. First Edition. Hardcover in black paneled cloth boards. Photo illustrated endpapers. Fine in good dust jacket. Book is clean & solid in tight binding. Jacket edge worn with large chip at foot of spine. 4to. 256 pp. Over 100 full-page plates with diagrams & descriptions. 
Price: 20.00 USD
72 Alexander, Gary. Dead Dinosaurs.
New York. Doubleday. 1994 First Edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. 8vo. 326 pp. The second Luis Balam novel. 
Price: 7.50 USD
73 Alger, Edwin. Illustrated by Ernest N. Townsend. Phil Hardy's Struggle: Bound to Win Series.
New York. Grosset & Dunlap. 1930. Hardcover in full blue cloth boards. Very good in good dust jacket. Rubbing to extremities. Book plate. Binding solid. Text bright & crisp. Jacket has large chip at top right corner of front panel. Smaller chips to spine ends & corners. Child's ink mark to spine. 12mo. ix, 196 pp. plus adverts. Frontis plus 3 full-page Townsend illustrations. Exciting young man's story. Shanghaied to a tramp steamer. Mutiny. Storm & wreck at sea. Who could ask for more? 
Price: 17.50 USD
74 Alger, Horatio, (Jr.). The Young Outlaw.
Chicago. M. A. Donohue. n.d. Tan cloth pictorial boards. Good. Pages browning. Shaken. Front board still quite bright. Spine faded. 12mo. 248 pp. plus adverts. 
Price: 8.50 USD
75 Allan, Stella. An Inside Job.
New York. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1978. First U.S. Edition. Hardcover in black cloth boards. Fine in very good dust jacket. Book is square & clean in solid binding. Jacket edge worn with tears at head of spine & bottom of front panel. 8vo. 22 pp. Originally published in the U.K. by Collins in the same year. The author's 3rd book. A cool & competent London business woman is seduced into swindling the company she works for out of a million dollars. Tense & swift moving. 
Price: 12.00 USD
76 Allen, Cecil J., J. V. Stone, and Capt. Norman MacMillan. Railways, Ships and Aeroplanes Illustrated.
London. Odhams Press Ltd. n.d. Hardcover in red pebbled cloth boards. Locomotive blind stamp & gilt lettering. Illustrated endpapers. Boards bright. Lacking dust jacket. Crack at contents page. Text bright with no discoloring to pages. 8vo. 320 pp. with index. Interesting look at circa. '40's transportation with black & white illustrations throughout. 
Price: 10.00 USD
77 Allen, Edward. Mustang Sally.
New York. Norton. (1992). First Edition. Hardcover in cloth & paper-wrapped boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. As new. 8vo. 284 pp. "A Novel of Sex, Gambling, and Higher Education." 
Price: 10.00 USD
78 Allen, Frederick Lewis (1890-1954). Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the Nineteen-Twenties.
New York. Blue Ribbon Books. 1931. Thirtieth Printing. Hardcover in red cloth boards. Red top edge. Very good. Lacking dust jacket. Interesting 1933 gift inscription on front free endpaper. Light toning to first few pages. No effect on text. Binding solid. 8vo. xiv, 370 pp. with appendix of sources & inde Fifteen photo illustrations. Best known book by the editor of Harper's Magazine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
79 Allen, Hervey. Toward the Morning.
New York. Rinehart & Co. 1948. First Edition. Very good in very good dust jacket. Small bump at top of back cover. Top edge dusty. Jacket rubbed and worn on edges. 8vo. 458 pp. The third novel in five-paneled work The Disinherited. Jacket and frontispiece by Andrew Wyeth. 
Price: 10.00 USD
80 Allen, Hervey. Illustrations by N. C. Wyeth. Pen Decorations by Allan McNab. Anthony Adverse (Two Volumes in Slipcase).
New York. Farrar and Rinehart, Inc. On Murray Hill. 1934. First Wyeth Illustrated Edition. Hardcovers in green cloth boards with gilt titles & pictorial design in slipcase with color illustrations & labels designed by N. C. Wyeth. Slipcase worn with separations to top edges & light rubbing to illustrations. Books very good with light soil to edges and fading to spines. Text & illustrations clean & bright. Large 8vo. xi, 592 & 593-1224 pp. Color frontispiece & endpapers by N. C. Wyeth in each volume. 
Price: 125.00 USD
81 Allen, Jack. Change of Heart.
Taylor, Michigan. Burping Frog Publications. 2001. First Edition. Perfect bound. Fine in fine pictorial wrappers. As new. Softcover. 5.5" x 8.5". 313 pp. Signed by the author on the title page. Navy Intelligence operative Joshua McGowan is sent to an island off the Russian western coast to rescue a young woman who once worked for a Kremlin Colonel who is now plotting a return to power. Review copy with publisher's news releases laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
82 Allen, Micheal. Spence at the Blue Bazaar.
New York. Walker & Co. 1979 First American Edition. Hardcover Very Good Good Book Allen's 3rd Detective Chief Superintendent Ben Spence mystery. A nightclub exotic dancer is murdered. Did she know the perpetrator of a previously unsolved crime? Slight spine lean. Dust soil to top edge. Bumps to spine ends. Light toning to end papers. Text clean & bright in solid binding. Jacket edge worn & rubbed with closed tear to top rear corner with chips at spine ends & front corners. 
Price: 10.00 USD
83 Allen, Robert L. The Port Chicago Mutiny: The Story of the Largest Mass Mutiny Trial in U.S. Naval History.
San Francisco & Berkeley, CA. Equal Justice Society. Heyday Books. 1993. Perfect bound. Very good in photo illustrated wrappers. Light shelf wear to wraps. Softcover. 6" x 9.25". xxi, 198 pp. Minorities & civil disobedience during World War II. Black & white photo illustrations. Photocopy of excerpts from Daniel Gluckstein's "Class Struggle and Globalization" laid in. 
Price: 12.00 USD
84 Allen, Steve. How to Make a Speech.
New York. McGraw-Hill. 1986. First Edition. Hardcover in cloth & paper-wrapped boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. As new. 8vo. 189 pp. with index. A fun and practical guide to speech making by the creator of The Tonight Show. 
Price: 10.00 USD
85 Allen, Thomas B. Vanishing Wildlife of North America.
Washington, DC. National Geographic Society. 1974. First Edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. 4to. 207 pp. indexed. Color photos throughout. 
Price: 7.50 USD
86 Allison, Dorothy. Bastard Out of Carolina.
New York. Plume Book - Penguin Books. 1993. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page. "Karen, Thanks. Dorothy Allison." Very good in pictorial wrappers. Return address sticker from former owner on front endpaper. Small 1/16" spot of soil on top edge. Interior tight and clean. Small crease at bottom corner of front panel. Trade paperback. 5.25" x 8". 309 pp. The author's break-through novel. Compelling family story of love & abuse. 
Price: 18.50 USD
87 Allyn, Doug. All Creatures Dark and Dangerous.
Norfolk, Virginia. Crippen & Landru Publishers. 1999. First Edition. Perfect bound in pictorial wrappers. fine in fine wrappers. Softcover. 6" x 9". 194 pp. plus 4 pp. co Collection of seven stories featuring small-town Michigan veterinarian Dave Westbrook. Also contains Doug Allyn introduction & checklist. Allyn is an Edgar winner for best Short story. Two of these stories won the Ellery Queen Readers Award. 
Price: 17.50 USD
88 Almedinger, E(dith). M(artha). Tomorrow Will Come.
New York. Literary Guild. 1941. Book club edition. Marked "A bonus book. Not to be sold." Red cloth boards. Very good in very good dust jacket. Book is square and tight with light browning at gutters between front & rear endpapers. Jacket lightly rubbed and worn on edges. 8vo. 343 pp. Winner of the Atlantic Monthly's sixth non-fiction contest with a $5,000 prize. Story of a young lady's experiences during Russian revolution. 
Price: 12.50 USD
89 Alpert, Hollis. The Summer Lovers.
New York. Knopf. 1958. First Edition. Very good in good+ dust jacket. Slight spine slant and soiling to bottom edge. Jacket worn with tears and chips at head & heel of spine and corners. Small chip and closed tear at top of front panel. Soiling to white back panel. 8vo. 307 pp, Author's first novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
90 Altick, Richard D. The Art of Literary Research.
New York. W. W. Norton & Co. 1963. Revised edition. Hardcover in cloth boards. Very good in very good dust jacket. Book is tight and square. Underlining in preface to chapter two (thru page 44). Jacket bright with edge wear and closed tear at head of spine. 8vo. 304 pp. with index. "The standard for courses in bibliography and research methods and for programs in independent study and advanced composition." 
Price: 7.50 USD
91 Alverson, Charles. Goodey's Last Stand.
Boston. Houghton Mifflin Co. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover in cloth boards. Very good in very good dust jacket. Slight spine lean & light sunning to top of boards. Text bright in solid binding. Light rubbing to white jacket background with sunning to spine. Bright Ned Glattauer '70s jacket design. 8vo. 232 pp. (a Midnight Novel of Suspense). This is the author's 3rd novel & 2nd mystery. Set in San Francisco & introducing Joe Goodey, former police detective turned P.I. In the Chandler tradition. 
Price: 9.50 USD
92 Ambler, Eric (1909-1998). The Intercom Conspiracy..
New York Atheneum. 1969 First U.S. Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book Book is square & tight in yellow & orange cloth boards. Red top edge. Bumps to spine ends & light foxing starting to fore & bottom edges. Jacket repeats bumps to spine ends. The is the author's 2nd Charles Latimer title after "The Mask of Dimitrios" (A Coffin for Dimitrios. U.S. title). Set in Geneva. Two Western power Colonels plan to finance their comfortable retirement. 
Price: 13.50 USD
93 Ambler, Eric. Journey Into Fear.
New York. Pocket Books. 1943. First Printing. Perfect bound. Red edges. Good in pictorial wrappers. Crack at title page but no loosening. Bind is still solid. Text clean. Wraps rubbed. Cover illustrations bright. Softcover. 6.5" x 4.25". 242 pp. plus adv Basis for the 1943 film with screen play by and starring Orson Wells & Joseph Cotton. 
Price: 10.00 USD
94 Ambler, Eric. Dirty Story.
New York. Atheneum. 1967. First Edition. Fine in near fine jacket. Jacket bright with small inked number on upper left of jacket rear. 8vo. 269 pp. 
Price: 12.00 USD
95 Ambrose, Stephen E. The Victors. Eisenhower and His Boys: The Men of World War II.
New York. Simon & Schuster. 1998. First Edition. Hardcover in cloth & paper-wrapped boards. Near fine with remainder mark on bottom edge in fine dust jacket. 8vo. 396 pp. with sources & index. With maps & black & white photos throughout. 
Price: 7.50 USD
96 American Institute of Banking. Preface by Harold Stonier. Trust Department Services. Trusts I.
New York. American Institute of Banking. Section The American Bankers Assoc. 1964. Later printing. First published in 1954. Hardcover in cloth boards. Near in fine in near fine dust jacket. Former owner's name on front pastedown endpaper (hidden by jacket flap). Light bump to top front corner. Jacket bright with a bit of shelf wear. No tear or chips. 8vo. ix, 486 pp. with glossary & index. 
Price: 12.50 USD
97 American Institute of Banking. Preface by Leroy Lewis. Trust Department Organization. Trusts II.
New York. American Institute of Banking. Section American Bankers Assoc. 1963. Later printing. First published in 1955. Hardcover in cloth boards. Near in fine in very good dust jacket. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Three tick marks on Contents page. Jacket rubbed. No tear or chips. 8vo. ix, 396 pp. with glossary & index. 
Price: 12.50 USD
98 American Society of Journalists and Authors. Schultz, Dodi (Ed.). Tools of the Writer's Trade: Writers Tell All About the Equipment and Services They find the Best.
New York. Harper Perennial. 1991. First paperback edition. Fine in illustrated wrappers. Trade paperback. 5.25" x 8". 403 pp. with 
Price: 7.50 USD
99 Amis, Kingsley. Jake's Thing.
New York. Viking Press. 1979. First Edition. Hardcover xi beige quarter cloth & black paper-wr Near fine in good dust jacket. Offsetting to endpapers from clippings. Book is square & text clean in solid binding. Jacket worn at front fore edge. Small closed tear at top of rear panel. Price intact on front flap. 8vo. 276 pp. The Daily Mail called this the funniest novel the author has done since Lucky Jim. Several Amis related newspaper articles laid in by former owner. 
Price: 10.00 USD
100 Amis, Kingsley. The Riverside Villas Murder.
London. Jonathan Cape. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover in green cloth boards. Near fine in very good edge rubbed & price clipped dust jacket. Spot of soil to bottom page edges. 8vo. 224 pp. The author's 2nd mystery novel. Set in 1930s England. Only a young 14-year-old boy and his friend Reg guess the truth about the killer in their small country town. Book review laid in. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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