LIFE IN THE CONFEDERATE ARMY, BEING THE OBSERVATIONS AND EXPERIENCES OF AN ALIEN IN THE SOUTH DURING THE AMERICAN CIVIL WARWATSON, WILLIAM London, 1887 London: Chapman and Hakll, 1887. Spine decoratedd and lettered in gilt and silver. Free endpapers are browned equally front and back, likely from binding process. Quite crisp and clean throughout. The memoirs and commentary of a Scottish soldier who served in the Confederate Army until1863, later a blockade-runner. See Nevils 1:175. 456pp. . First British Edition. Green Cloth. Minor Corner and Edge Wear/No Dust Jacket. Octavo.
FERRIS, JAMES CODY New York, 1932 New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1932. Toip edge stained green. From the Grosset and Dunlap series, "Western Stories for Boys". This being the 11th story, listed on front blurb. Illustraed endpapers. Frontispiece illustration by J. Clemens Gretta. Internally crisp and clean throughout. A very-well preserved copy. Rear dust jacket panel lists books in the "Ted Scott Flying Series". 219pp. First Edition. Red Cloth. Nearly Fine/Lightly Chipped. Octavo.
CROWTHER, RUTH Palos Verdes Estates, California, 1946 Palos Verdes Estates, California: Encee Publishing Company, 1946. Front cover vignette bright and clean Lettered on spine and cover in white and black. Minor corner wear. Tops of covers very lightly sunned. Small bump top edge rear cover. Republished from the Christian Science Monitor. Illustrated throughout the text by Ethel Hays. This copy has a neat SIGNED inscription by the author on half-title page. "This delightfully illustrated book is designed for very wee folks, for medium-sized folks, and for very-much-grown-up-folks. It shows how natural is the joy of correct conduct...at paly, in school and at home". 115pp. . Signed by Author. First Book Edition. Blue Cloth. Minor Edge Wear/Lightly Worn .. Square Octavo.
TOLSTOY, LEO. Oxford, London, 1928 Oxford, London: Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, 1928. Three volumes uniformly bound. Spines lettered in gilt. Previous ownere's name and address on pastedowns. This is from the Oxform series, "The World's Classics", number CCXXXIII. A nice little reprint of opne of the classic novels in all of literature. First published in The Russian Messenger in serial form from 1865-67; and in book form in 1869.. Reprint Edition. Blue Cloth. Light edge and Corner Wear/No Dust Jacket. Duodecimo.
COOPER, SUSAN FENIMORE New York, 1861 New York: W.A. Townsend and Company, 1861. Professionally rebacked with original spine laid-down, hinges repaired. Blind-stamped cover and spine designs, lettering in gilt. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Most pages toned, some foxing occurring, usually peripherally. A large and heavy book of 400 pages. Illustrated throughout with forty steel engravings, seven wood engravings, and 120 head and tail vignettes, many by F.O.C. Darley. Illustrated title-page and frontispiece portrait of Cooper. The full-page illustrations are protected by tissue-guards. A nicely-repaired and preserved tribute to the author by his daughter. See photos. . First Edition. Full Brown Leather. Edges and Corners Worn./No Dust Jacket. Small Thick Quarto.
(ANSTEY, CHRISTOPHER) London, 1807 London: Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, 1807. Gilt borders both covers. Spine embellished with floral designs, lettered in gilt. All edges gilt.Red leather name-plate front pastedown. Old yellow endpapers. Nine full-page illustrations, including frontispiece.Inscription of a front preliminary page dated 1821. A series of fifteen poetical letters satirizing the fashionable 18th century lifestyle in Bath. First edition published in 1760. Our copy has a bonus of a DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING! Both paintings appear to be scenes around the city of Bath, one suggests the "Circus". 154pp. + 4pp. adverts. Please see photos.. New Edition. Full Red Morocco. Light edge and Corner Wear/No Dust Jacket. 6 1/4" x 4".
CLARKE, ISABEL C London, 1927 London: Hutchinson and Company ., 1927. Spine lettered in gilt. Covers lightly soiled. Some foxing of title-page. Front endpapers replaced. Otherwise rather clean throughout the text. Four full-page illustrations, including the frontispiece. Errata slip present. 287pp.. First Edition. Deep Red Cloth. Light edge and Corner Wear/No Dust Jacket. Medium Crown Octavo.
MILLARD, CANDICE New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Auckland, 2016 New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Auckland: Doubleday, 2016. Map endpapers. Two book reviews laid-in. A little-known account of Sir Winston's exploits during the Boer War. According to Churchill, "This period, coulkd I have seen my future, was to lay the foundations of my later life". 381pp.. First Edition. Purpke Cloth Spine Over Boards. Fine/Fine. Medium Demy Octavo.
OLSON, LYNNE New York, 2010 New York: Random House, 2010. White paper-covered boards. Behind-the-scenes story of US and Britain wartime alliance, told from perspective of three key players: Edward R. Murrow, Averell Harriman, and John Gilbert Winant. As new. 471pp.. First Edition. Whire Cloth Spine. Fine/Fine. Medium Demy Octavo.
GILBERT, MARTIN New York, 1991 New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1991. One of the best biographies of Sir Winston. A massive undertaking of 1066pages, 142 illustrations and 28 maps!! A very clean, like new copy. . First American Edition. Black Cloth Spine Over Boards. Fine/Fine. ThickMedium Demy Octavo.
LANGWORTH, RICHARD M., EDITIED BY New York, 2008 New York: Public Affairs, Perseus Books, 2008. Foreward by Lady Soames, Churchill's youngest child. Introduction by Churchill biographer Sir Martin Gilbert. A monumental undertaking, this is an authoritative, attributed, annotated, and cross-referenced collection of Churchill sayings. 627pp.. First American Edition. Black Cloth Spine Over Boards. Fine/Fine. Medium Demy Octavo.
SEBBA, ANNE New York, London, 2007 New York, London: W.W. Norton and Company, 2007. A fine biography of Brooklyn-born Jennie Jerome who became Lady Randolph Churchiil, AND Sir Winston's mother. Thirty-five illustrations through the text. A very clean and crisp copy. 398pp.. First American Edition. Black Cloth Spine Over Boards. Fine/Fine. Medium Demy Octavo.
LOVELL, MARY S New York, London, 2011 New York, London: W.W. Norton and Company, 2011. "The Churchills were an extraordinary family- ambitious, impecunious, impulsive, brave and arrogant-and they were connected with everyone who mattered in British royalty, society, industry and politics. Winston-recently voted "the greatest Briton"- dominated them all". 624pp.. First Edition. Black Cloth Spine Over Boards. Fine/Fine. Medium Demy Octavo.
CHURCHILL, WINSTON S New York, London, 1989 New York, London: W.W. Norton and Company, 1989. A reprrint of the 1898 first edition, Churchill's first book detailing his war experiences during the Boer War on an expedition to the Indian frontier. Black marker across bottom free edge which sometimes indicates a remaindered book. A crisp and clean copy throughout. 236pp.. Rep[rint Edition. Blue Cloth. Nearly Fine/Nearly Fine. Crown Octavo.
BOCCA, GEOFFREY `New York, 1958 `New York: Julian Messner, 1958. Jacket is unclipped, light wear at corners, repaired closed tear front panel without any paper loss. "An exciting book filled with history, legend, and wonderful stories-with over 150 fascinating illustrations", 256pp. . First Edition. Orange Cloth. Light Edgewear/Light Edgewear. Large Octavo.
CHURCHILL, WINSTON S This small collection includes: two photo reproductions, a 1948 Christmas card with his cartoon portrait, a first-day philatelic cover May 13, 1965 from Fulton, Missouri "In Memoriam"; a packet of 21 unused postage stamps from around the world featuring Churchill. See photos please. .
GILBERT, Martin Boston, 2912 Boston: Da Capo Press, 2912. A selection of 200 extracts from Churchill's entire body of books, speeches, articles. 486pp.. First Da Capo Edition. Black Boards.. Fine/Fine. Thick Royal Octavo.
ROBERTS, ANDREW New York, 2007 New York: Harper Collins, 2007. The author begins his narrative where Sir Winston ended his fourth volume of "A History....". A crisp and clean copy 736pp.. First American Edition. Blue Boards, Black Cloth Spine. Fine/Fine. Thick Royal Octavo.
GILBERT, Martin New York, Avenil NJ, 1993 New York, Avenil NJ: Wings Books, 1993. A fine photographic history of Sir Winston Churchill. Originally published in 1974, this later edition with expanded text. A very clean copy. 364 photographic reproductions with text descriptions. . Reprint Edition. Green Boards. Fine/Fine. Small Quarto.
BROAD, LEWIS New York, 1958 New York: Hawthorn Books, 1958. This comprehensive biography chronicles the years of preparation-"the years which gave Churchill the background and the training on which he was able to call in the fateful first half of the 1940s". Previous owner's name, date on front free endpaper. Black and dwhite illustrations. 446pp.. First Edition. Black Cloth. Nearly Fine/Lightly Chipped. Medium Demy Octavo.