Colvin Randall Kennett Square PA, 2010 Kennett Square PA: Longwood Gardens, 2010. Red cloth with gilt lettering. Book and pictorial dust jacket are without defects. A beautiful book about the special displays and appearance of Longwood Gardens during the holiday season. Extra postage will be due if mailed because of size and weight.. Author's Inscription. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Trade.
Muriel Spark London, 1961 London: Macmillan & Co Ltd, 1961. Green cloth with gilt spine lettering, light wear at spine ends and edges. Price clipped dust jacket with some light wear and soiling. Ink gift inscription on front free endpaper. A good first edition of a popular Spark title.. Gift Inscription. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fiction.
C.E.Kenneth Mees and T.H.James, Eds. New York, 1967 New York: The Macmillan Company, 1967. Black cloth with gilt and silver printing. Binding and edges rubbed and soiled. Pictorial dust jacket in protective Brodart cover is chipped and separating with losses of paper. Collection of 23 essays on technical aspects of photography. . Fourth Printing. Cloth. Poor/Poor. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Photography.
Walter Geer New York, 1920 New York: Tobias A. Wright, 1920. Three quarter red morocco, 5 raised bands, gilt spine lettering, rules and ornaments. Marbled boards and matching endpapers. Top edge gilt. other edges untrimmed. General rubbing and wear to binding. Edition de luxe limited to 100 copies of which this is no. 39 hand lettered in red. Unusual histor of terra cotta from its beginnings. Mostly focused on production in various regions of the United States.. Limited/Numbered. Three-Quarter Leather. Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Trade.
Owen Wister New York, 1923 New York: The Macmillan Company, 1923. Number 526 of 1000 printed. signed by author on limitation page. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Top edge gilt. Ffep missing, Book has wear on edges, foxing on endpapers and wear and staining on cloth. . Author Signature. Limited Numbered. Cloth. Fair/Poor/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by George Howe. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Trade.
Lolah Burford New York, 1972 New York: The Macmillan Company, 1972. Green cloth with gilt spine lettering and black decoration. Edges soiled. Unpriceclipped pictorial dust jacket light wear and soiling on edges, small closed tear at bottom front edge. Laid in author signed gift card. . Author Signature. First Printing. Cloth. Good/Good. Illus. by Bill Greer. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade.
Clarence Cook New York, 1878 New York: Scribner, Armstrong and Co., 1878. Green and black decorative cloth with gilt and lettering. Top edge gilt. Spine ends and corners worn. Top edges of pages dampstain Subtitle describes the work as "Essays on Beds and Tables Stools and Candlesticks." A nice period piece, well illustrated and in pretty good shape.. First Edition. Cloth. Fair/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Trade.
Captain Back, R.N. Paris, 1836 Paris: Baudry's European Library, 1836. Blue paper wraps with beige paper label and black lettering. Wraps loose and with large paper loss on upper wrap. Map present., has small tape reinforcement. Foxing in text block. Clam shell box in excellent shape. Fascinating first person account of pioneering arctic exploration to the mouth of the Great Fish River and along the shores of the Artic Ocean.. First Edition. Paper Wraps. Fair/Poor/Clamshell Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade.
Frank Ponzi Iceland, 1986 Iceland: Almenna Bokafelagid, 1986. Black leatherette with gilt lettering. Top edge lightly foxed. Pictorial dust jacket has some shelf wear, but is overall quite good. Fine survey of the written and visual records of 19th century travelers to Iceland. In Icelandic and English.. First Edtion. Leatherette. Near Fine/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Art.
Meridian Printing Providence RI, 1988 Providence RI: Meridian Printing, 1988. Original pictorial card cover with spiral spine. The text of 2 or three pps. is signed by Dennis Glass, President of Meridian Printing, as he writes of his discovery of the artist. She is most known outside of her Rhode Island home as a creator of New Yorker covers. Her style is very classic New England and instantly recognizable to readers of the magazine. The artist explains her "working method" the result of which evokes a "sense of place". The New Yorker is one publication which still clings to the old fashioned thought that a picture (in this case the cover) evokes memories and thoughts as a bonus in the reading of a publication which deals with words and opinions. . Presumed First Edition. Spiral Paper Wraps. Good/No D.j.. Illus. by The Artist. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Catalogue.
Joseph Harrison, Ed. London, 1853 London: Whittaker and Co., 1853. Dark red library cloth with gilt spine lettering and rules. All edges sprinkled red. Paste action on endpapers. The 12 monthly issues of the Florists Magazine for 1853. Each issue has full page full color floral plate handcolored, very beautiful. . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade.
Stoddard, Herbert L. New York, 1931 New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931. Terracotta linen over boards. Gutters unsplit and in good condition. Frontispiece and plate facing page 88 in color by E.R. Kalmbach. A thorough and scholarly study of the bobwhite quail in every stage of its life. Many pages of black and white photographs. The book weighs 4 pounds and the postal charge might exceed the usual 6.50.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No D.j.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Trade.
Flannery O'Connor New York, 1969 New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1969. Blue cloth spine over green paper covered boards, silver lettering on spine and gilt decoration. Top edge stained reddish. Dust jacket price clipped. Occasional prose selected and edited posthumously by Sally and Robert Fitzgerald.. First Printing. Cloth Backed Paper Covered Bds. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fiction.
Plimpton, George Franklin Center, PA, 1987 Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1987. Red leather boards, aeg. Gilt sports motif on both boards. Marble endpapers with signature on second page. Frontispiece a conte drayon drawing of pitcher on the mound in windup. Book is not a novel, but rather the history of a Mets pitcher who was also a Buddhist. . Signed By the Author. First Edition. Leather. Near Fine/None as Issued. Illus. by Bob Ziering. 8vo.
Emily Dickinson Boston, 1915 Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1915. Beige cloth spine with black lettering over beige paper covered boards. Four raised bands. Top edge stained brown other edges untrimmed. Overall wear, boards mottled, edges with paper loss. Owner pencil signature on ffep. Introduction by niece, Martha Dickinson Bianchi. . First Edition. Cloth Backed Paper Covered Bds. Fair/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade.
James Yin and Shi Young Chicago: Innovative Publishing Group Black cloth with silver lettering. Book and jacket are very good. Bilingual Chinese English history of Japanese carnage captured in shocking photographs.. First Edition So Stated. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Trade.
G.C.T.Bartley, Translator London, 1878 London: Bickers and Son, 1878. Green binding with 5 raised bands, gilt titling, decoration and rules. All edges gilt. Marbled end papers. Gift inscription on ffep. Wonderful work with 425 illustrations. Extra postage will be due if mailed because of size and weight. . First Edition. Morocco Spine, Tips, Cloth Bds. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Various. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. German History.
Clermont-Ferrand, France, 1920 Clermont-Ferrand, France: Michelin, 1920. Linen cloth with brown lettering. Tan dust jacket with brown lettering and red stamped label on upper board. One of Michelins illustrated guides to the WWI battlefields. Many maps and photographs.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Guide.
Dan Cupper Richmond, Vt., 1992 Richmond, Vt.: Great Eastern Publishing, 1992. Tuscan red paper covered boards with gilt lettering. Pictorial dust jacket. Book and jacket are without defects. An incomparable volume on one of the great railroad and Americana artists of his time. Extra postage may be due if mailed because of size and weight.. First Edition. Paper Covered Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Railroad.
Jose Lopez Calo, Ed. La Coruna, 1993 La Coruna: Fundacion Pedro Barrie De La Maza, 1993. Black cloth with gilt lettering. Books and pictorial dust jackets are without defects. Jacket illustration of portico has figures with instruments all individualized. The text concerns the reconstruction of the music of the early Middle Ages. Dual language Spanish/English. Extra postage may be due if mailed because of size and weight.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Art.
Kaiser, Harvey H. Boston, 1982 Boston: David R. Godine, 1982. Book and jacket very good. A thorough and well illustratrated work on these interesting and elaborate structures. Prior owner red name stamp on ffep. Extra postage may be due if mailed because of size and weight.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Author. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Trade.
Ministere Des Affaires Culturelles Paris, 1972 Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1972. Red leatherette with gilt lettering and blind stamped figure on upper boards. Books and pictorial dust jackets near fine. Silk markers present. Books in plain white slipcase which has some wear. Very complete French reference on architecture vocabulary. Extra postage may be due if mailed because of size and weight.. First Edition. Leatherette. Near Fine/Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Architecture.
Gray and Link North Wales, 2003 North Wales: Festiniog Railway Heritage Group, 2003. Burgundy red paper covered boards with gilt spine lettering. Facsimile album paper dust jacket withgilt spine lettering. Burgundy red paper covered slipcase with gilt spine lettering. Book, dust jacket and slipcase near fine. Facsimile of 19th century album of an important narrow guage line in North Wales. Two volume text about the line is offered separately.. First Edition. Paper Covered Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Railroad.
De Witt Bailey and Douglas A. Nie New York, 1978 New York: Arco Publishing Company, Inc., 1978. Reddish cloth with gilt spine lettering. Light foxing on top edge and on rear endpapers. Unpriceclipped pictorial dust jacket foxed on inside, but otherwise good. An ambitious attempt to catalogue the many individuals and firms in the flintlock and percussion era. Dealer blank book mark and record of purchase laid in.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Trade.