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Memoir of Rev. John Moore :  With Selections from His Correspondence, and Other Writings, Adams, John G. >>
1 Adams, John G. >> Memoir of Rev. John Moore : With Selections from His Correspondence, and Other Writings
Boston: A. Tompkins; 1856 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
360 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt spine lettering, 360 pages, pale yellow endpapers, b/w frontispiece portrait engraving of John Moore, footnotes. ; Amazonbuyers please note: This is an actual hardcover book from 1856, not a flimsy computer-generated reprint. See our image. ; The Rev. John Moore (1797-1855) was a pioneer Universalist preacher in New England and New York, editor-publisher of several denominational papers, founder of several charitable organizations, well-known anti-slavery activist and much more. ; Book shows overall little wear, cloth worn at extremities. Small area of discoloration to portrait page affecting margin only, not portrait. No other marks, no writing. Spine lettering bright and readable. Binding tight. 
Price: 44.00 USD
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2 Agatha, Christie >> Dead Man's Folly : (1st Paperback Edition, 1957) the New Hercule Poirot Murder Mystery
N. Y. : Pocket Books; 1956 First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good+ Illustrated by Gene Vos 
178 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Red paperback, metallic silver spine, all edges red. Cover photo by Gene Vos Studios depicts five creepy looking suspects, each holding different murder weapon. ; Pocket 1174. Copyright 1956. This is 1st paperback edition, September, 1957. Hercule Poirot solves a classic locked room mystery. ; Front cover shows tiny chips near heel and crown, both manufacturing defects. No other flaws apart from yellowed pages, which is normal. This item is incredibly clean, crisp, tight, and square, appears to have never been read. Scarce in any condition. ; Pocket Book Series; Vol. 1174 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Aman, Reinhold >> Maledicta 11, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 11, 1990-1995 (Volume XI)
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1990 0916500314 / 9780916500313 Softcover Near Fine 
160 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover, glossy covers. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Open letter to Janet Reno from editor (out of prison). Papua New Guinea. African folklore. Bigot '-ists'. Comedian responses to hecklers. Bowdlerization of Faulkner. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. ; No defects. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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4 Aman, Reinhold >> Maledicta 12, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 12, 1996 (Volume XII)
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1996 0916500322 / 9780916500320 Softcover Near Fine 
160 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover, glossy covers, 160 pages. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Open letter to Janet Reno from editor (out of prison). Papua New Guinea. African folklore. Bigot '-ists'. Comedian responses to hecklers. Bowdlerization of Faulkner. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. ; No defects. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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5 Andersen, Hans Christian >> Fairy Tales from Hans Christian Andersen : Illustrated by Tasha Tudor
N. Y. : Oxford University Press; 1945 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Tasha Tudor 
273 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, pale blue cloth, silver lettering, silver snowflake design on front, 273 pages, 31 fairy tales retold, each illustrated with at least one b/w illustration. Book also includes 10 beautiful full-color plates. ; 1st edition, copyright 1945, no additional printings listed. ; Some well-known and some obscure tales, including: The Tinderbox. The Mermaid. Little Ida's flowers. Emperor's new clothes. The Goloshes of fortune. Snow queen. Steadfast tin soldier. Flying trunk. Ole Lukoie (Olé Luköié). Swineherd. The Fir tree. Soup from a sausage-stick. Ugly duckling. More. ; Very light exterior wear. Cloth is faded around edges and on spine, but still quite readable. Very small bookseller label on rear endpaper. No marks or scribbles. Lacks jacket. Binding tight. ; Please note: scan shows striped (moire) pattern -- this is only a scanning artifact -- book is not striped. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 Anderson, Cheryl P. >> Shaker Hymnal, a ; A Facsimile Edition of the 1908 Hymnal of the Canterbury Shakers
Woodstock, N. Y. : Overlook Press; 1996 0879516402 / 9780879516406 Softcover Very Good+ 
288 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, [xvi] + 273 pages, index, over 270 songs and hymns with lyrics and music in 4-part harmony in standard notation. ; Originally published 1908. This edition copyright 1990. This printing 1996. Edited and with new introduction by Cheryl P. Anderson, scholar of shaker music. ; Rear cover very faintly creased. Otherwise appears unused. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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7 Author Unknown >> Evangelischer Liederschatz, eine Auswahl der Bekanntesten Kernlieder fur Sonntags Schulen, Vereine und Gottesdienste, 3e, 3rd Edition : (Evangelical Hymnal, a Selection of Congregational Songs for Sunday Schools, Societies, and Worship Services) (Lutheran)
Newark, N. J. : Verlag von Gebrueder Geiger; 1906 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
318 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, title blindstamped on front, small white title label on spine, 318 pages, 383 hymns with lyrics and 4-part music, small section with 62 English hymns and index, otherwise entirely in German language in old script. ; Light wear to extremities. No marks or writing. Pages slightly yellowed from age. Three signatures pulled but textblock intact. Scarce. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 Author Unknown >> Maine Cook Book
Cotuit, Mass: Picture Book Press; 1956 Softcover Very Good+ 
64 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Softcover, white and red illustrated covers, 64 unnumbered pages, 13 b/w photos with captions, about 125 native recipes of Maine and New England, including many for seafood and lobster. ; Cover art by SR. ; Almost no sign of use. Faint thumb crease to rear cover. Front cover has several small marks, apparently ink accidentally transfered from an adjacent sheet of paper. No other defects. Scarce. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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9 Authors Unknown >> Holy Bible, Authorized or King James Version : Master Reference Edition, Masonic Edition, Red Letter Edition, Pictorial Pronouncing Dictionary
Wichita, Ks: Heirloom Bible Publishers; 1971 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
978 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Large heavy hardcover, dark blue buckram cloth, title and masonic symbol in gold on front and spine, [x] + 72 + 762 + 128 + 6 pages, dictionary, concordance, appendixes, family record pages, 7 color maps, main text in 2 columns with chain references in small inner columns, dozens of small b/w illustrations, numerous full-page color illustrations. ; Copyright 1964. This printing 1971. ; Complete subtitle: 'Authorized or King James Version, Old and New Testaments, Translated out of the original tongues and with all former translations diligently compared and revised, Master Reference Edition, Masonic Edition, Red Letter Edition, Pictorial Pronouncing Dictionary and other interesting instructive features, a Family Bible Beautifully Illustrated with Masterpieces of Religious Art.' ; Faint shelfwear only. No marks or writing, nothing filled in. ; Items laid in: 1) Ribbon bookmark with serenity prayer. 2) Handmade cross of delicate material, possibly bamboo. 3) Holy memorial card. 4) Masonic memorial card. 5) Easter card. 
Price: 46.00 USD
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10 Authors Various >> Nurse Lovechild's Legacy : Being a Mighty Fine Collection of the Most Noble, Memorable and Veracious Nursery Rhymes, Embellished by C. Lovat Fraser for the Poetry Bookshop
London: Poetry Bookshop; 1922 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by C. Lovat Fraser 
63 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small hardcover (5 x 7.5 inches) 127 x 182 mm. Black cloth over spine, red boards, laid cotton-fiber (rag) paper throughout, 54 nursery rhymes, both familiar and obscure, illustrated with interesting, concise b/w line drawings. ; States 'New Edition', seventh thousand, 1922.; Gift note dated 1941 penned on front endpaper. Upper edge sunned, cloth frayed at crown. Light foxing throughout. Binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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11 Avenarius, Ferdinand, with Hans Bohm >> Balladenbuch, Mit Vielen Zeichnungen Deutscher Meister : Ballad Book, with Many Drawings by German Masters
München (Munich): Verlag Georg D. W. Callwey; 1937 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
320 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; German text throughout, in old Fraktur script. Hardcover, gray cloth, green lettering and decor, 320 pages, 3 indexes, 72 b/w illustrations, about 200 ballads and narrative poems by famous German poets of the past 300 years. ; Originally published 1929. This edition, with new introduction by Hans Böhm, 1937.; Spine very slightly sunned. No other defects. No jacket. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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12 Bailey, Eben H. >> Bailey's School Songs and Music Reader : A New Singing Book for Schools, Containing a Complete Course of Elementary Instruction, and a Large Collection of Exercises, Songs, Duetts, Trios and Quartettes . . . (1880)
Boston: White, Smith & Company; 1880 Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
222 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Pr ice just reduced. Dark brown cloth over spine, green lettered boards, about 50 pages of music theory, numerous scales and exercises, about 150 songs. Printed on rag paper, light foxing here and there. ; Complete subtitle: 'A New Singing Book for Schools, Containing a Complete Course of Elementary Instruction, and a Large Collection of Exercises, Songs, Duetts, Trios and Quartettes, Adapted to the Use of Primary, Intermediate, Grammar and High Schools, Singing Classes, and the Home Circle'. ; Heavily worn. Boards chipped and soiled but readable. Owner name (Burt Clough, Marine City) penned on front endpaper, another (Miss L. C. Smith, Marine City) on title page, in very faded ink. Rear page partly missing, affecting final two songs. No interior marks. Binding intact. Quite scarce. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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13 Baker, Nicholson >> Double Fold : Libraries and the Assault on Paper
N. Y. : Random House; 2001 0375504443 / 9780375504440 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
384 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, black boards, [xiv] + 370 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, 7 color illustrations on glossy plates. ; True story of how hundreds of libraries "preserved" their paper ephemera (newspapers, magazines, etc) by microfilming them then destroying the originals, and other atrocities, and how author and team managed to rescue last surviving issues of New York World, a stunning early color newspaper. ; Very small remainer mark on top. Jacket shows a touch of shelfwear. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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14 Beecher, Henry Ward >> Norwood, Or, Village Life in New England : By Henry Ward Beecher, from the New York Ledger (1e, 1st Edition, 1868)
N. Y. : Charles Scribner & Company; 1868 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
549 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Original full purple cloth, gilt spine lettering, tan endpapers, [xii] + 549 pages + 4-pg publisher catalog in rear. Rag (cotton fiber) paper throughout. ; 1st edition in book form. Title page 1868. Copyright page 1867. No additional printings. ; This was the first novel by the famed Congregationalist preacher. It was originally published in parts in the New York Ledger. ; Cloth frayed at heel and crown, purple color mostly faded to tan. Spine lettering is dull but readable. Owner name and April 2, 1868, written on front endpaper, and small sticker ghost on same. Four leaves creased at upper tip. Binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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15 Bible Translation Committee >> Bibliya, Knigi Svyashchennago Pisaniya, Vetkhago I Novago Zavta : Bible, Book of Holy Scriptures, Old and New Testaments (Ukrainian)
Berlin: Ukranischer Verlag; 1922 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
896 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; UKRANIAN text throughout. Black leather binding, gilt title on front, rounded corners, all edges gilt, dark brown endpapers, [vi] + 682 + 208 pages, 896 total pages, 12mo (7") tall, footnotes, main text in 2 columns, chain references (sidenotes) throughout. ; Leather shows light to moderate wear, mainly at heel and crown. Pages a bit yellowed from age. Rear endpaper has several notes in Ukrainian in black ink on dark brown so not too distracting. No other interior marks. No rips, tears, or major defects. Binding intact. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Bidol, Judy >> Treasured Recipes Old and New : From United Methodist Women, Dearborn, Michigan
Dearborn, Mich: United Methodist Church; 1992 Softcover Near Fine 
113 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, red plastic comb binding, 113 pages, index, a few color photos, about 300 recipes of all kinds. ; Produced by Cookbook Publishers, Olathe, Kansas. ; Rear cover shows a touch of shelfwear. No other defects. A few extra recipes laid in. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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17 Bisbee, Frederick A. >> From Good Luck to Gloucester : 1770-1920, the Book of the Pilgrimage
Boston: Murray Press; 1920 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
376 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, [viii] + 376 pages, index, appendix, 71 b/w photos and illustrations on glossy plates including frontispiece portrait of John Murray. Additional chapters by Lewis B. Fisher, Chujiro Kawabata, Lee S. McCollester, William H. McGlauflin, Arthur Nash, Cordelia A. Quinby, many more. ; Complete subtitle: '1770-1920, the book of the pilgrimage, being the record of the celebration by means of a Great Pageant of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the landing of John Murray, his reception by Thomas Potter, and the preaching of the first Universalist sermon at Good Luck, New Jersey, and the establishing of the First Universalist Church at Gloucester, Massachusetts.' ; Very light wear only. Several pages unopened. Quite scarce. 
Price: 58.00 USD
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18 Bowen, Rosalie >> Hunter Songs : Songs of Hunter College, 1919
N. Y. : Hunter College; 1919 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
74 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt lettering, 74 pages, b/w frontispiece photo, one b/w photo tipped in, 53 songs with full piano score, plus 6 songs with lyrics only. ; Printed by F. J. Lawson Company. Hunter College, founded 1870 as teacher-training school for women, now part of City University of NY. ; Light edgewear, cloth a bit frayed at crown, owner name and address penned on front endpaper dated 1920. Light thumb smudges to several pages. Binding tight. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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19 Brewer, Robert J. >> H. F. Robinson Collection, the : A Catalogue of Photographs (Herbert F. Robinson)
Santa Fe, N. M. : Museum of New Mexico; 1974 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by Herbert F. Robinson 
82 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, white plastic comb binding, 82 unnumbered pages, 1099 photos listed by category and topic, 17 extraordinary b/w photos and 1 sepia-toned photo reproduced, with brief captions. ; Foreword by Arthur L. Olivas. ; Amazing photos taken by hydraulic engineer and adjutant-general of Arizona Herbert F. Robinson (1865-1956) depicting everyday life of Native Americans in early Arizona and New Mexico, plus views of dams, landmarks, towns, etc. Exhibition at Museum of New Mexico, July 1974. This publication is 1st edition and limited edition, limited to 125 unnumbered units. ; Book shows only a whisper of edgewear. Original owner placed book in clear plastic sleeve and we have done the same. 
Price: 44.00 USD
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20 Brewster, Paul G. >> Ballads and Songs of Indiana
N. Y. : Folklorica; 1981 0939544032 / 9780939544035 Softcover Very Good 
376 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Softcover, 376 pages, indexes, notes, historical information, 100 ballads, many with multiple variants, of which about 30 have tunes. Many Child ballads and cross references to other publications of same. ; Originally published 1940. This edition, with new foreword by W. Edson Richmond, 1981. ; Covers faded from yellow to white. Upper front corner creased. Old price tag inked out on front blank page. No other marks. Binding tight and square. ; Folklorica Publications in Folksong and Balladry Series; Vol. 4 
Price: 38.00 USD
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