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21 Applebaum, Phillip >> Wetsmans, the : Odyssey of an American Family
Detroit: William Morse Davidson; 1994 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
315 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Black cloth over spine, gray cloth over boards, gold spine lettering, index, bibliography, chapter endnotes, 3 small maps, 4 appendixes, 90 high-quality b/w photos and facsimiles with captions. Glossy throughout. ; Deeply detailed family biography and genealogy of Bessie and Joseph Wetsman who fled oppression in The Pale of Settlement (Russian Ukraine) in 1886 and settled in Iowa, with family members moving to Detroit in 1905. Much on Jewish history in Detroit and Iowa. Published by grandson. Family names with many index entries include Wetsman, Uhr, Handler, Saulson, Davidson. ; A touch of exterior wear only. No other defects. Quite rare. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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22 Appleby, Amy >> Piano Treasury of Golden Favorites, the : Book & CD Set
N. Y. : Amsco Publications 2006 0825634849 / 9780825634840 Softcover Near Fine 
399 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, white plastic comb binding, 399 pages, over 180 hit songs and showstoppers, including 25 piano solos (no lyrics) and over 150 songs with lyrics, all with complete piano arrangements. No chords. Also has CD containing 15 songs performed by Chris Gentile vocal and David Pearl piano. ; A fine collection of popular songs and music of the 1870s-1940s. ; Owner name and two addresses neatly penned on half-title page. A whisper of shelfwear. Otherwise book appears unused. CD in unopened pocket inside rear cover, as issued. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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23 Arceneaux, Marc >> 50 Years of Cars to Color, Fold and Display
San Francisco: Troubador Press; 1975 Second Printing Softcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Timothy Gauss 
32 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall softcover, fold-and-staple binding, 32 pages, of which 12 pages have illustrated instructions and 20 pages (10 leaves) have b/w line diagrams to be cut out and assembled (scissors, glue, colored pencils, etc, not included) ; This item is from collection of Peter H. Foss, founder and former president, Michigan Model Car Collectors. ; Isbn 0912300582. Designs by Marc Arceneaux. Illustrations by Marc Arceneaux and Timothy Gauss. ; Not for children or beginners. ; Includes paper materials to build seven classic American cars, which are: 1934 Chrysler Airflow, 1940 La Salle, 1946 Pontiac Torpedo, 1951 Hudson Commodore Eight, 1964 Studebaker Avanti, 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Super Bird, 1984 Lectra. ; Covers show a touch of edgewear and a few small spots. Old pricesticker inside rear cover. No other defects. Interior is clean. Nothing cut out or colored in. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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24 Arlen, Harold, and E. Y. Harburg, with Dan Coates >> Wizard of Oz, the : Easy Piano
Miami, Fla: Warner Brothers Publications; 1995 Softcover Near Fine 
32 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, 32 pages, 6 b/w photos from film, 9 songs with lyrics, guitar chords, and easy piano arrangements. ; Includes: Over the rainbow. Munchkinland. Lullaby league and lollipop guild. Ding dong the witch is dead*. If I only had a brain, a heart, the nerve. We're off to see the wizard*. Optimistic voices. Merry old land of Oz. If I were king of the forest. (* have sections not heard in the film) 
Price: 8.00 USD
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25 Armstrong, Margaret >> Fanny Kemble : A Passionate Victorian
N. Y. : Macmillan Company; 1938 1122078528 / 9781122078528 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
387 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, gilt lettering, [xii] + 387 pages, illustrated endpapers, index, b/w frontispiece portrait of Kemble on glossy plate. ; 1st edition, 1938. ; Excellent biography of the great Fanny Kemble (1809-1893) famous English actress who toured extensively in US, considered first truly great actress in US, most famous Lady Macbeth of all time, outspoken Unitarian, rubbed shoulders with all classes from African American slaves to British nobility. ; Almost no visible wear. Monochrome bookplate on front blank page. A few tiny spots to fore-edge. No other defects. (Amazonbuyers please note: This is an actual hardcover from 1938. It has no isbn. We are sorry that Amazon's system forces us to list it under an isbn) 
Price: 22.00 USD
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26 Ashley, Edward G. >> Ship Masters Association Directory, 1909 : A Directory of Names, Pennant Numbers and Addresses of all Members
Norwalk, Ohio: American Publishers Company; 1909 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
463 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Small hardcover, black buckram over flexible boards, rounded corners, all edges red, floral endpapers, 463 pages, dozens of photos and illustrations, including 26 knots illustrated, some b/w, some in red and black. Many displayads with 2-, 3-, or 4-digit phone numbers. ; Complete subtitle: 'A Directory of Names, Pennant Numbers and Addresses of all Members, Also a List of Vessels of the Great Lakes, American and Canadian, with Names and Addresses of Owners, Other Information of a Miscellaneous Nature of Interest in Shipping Circles of the Great Lakes.' Memorial pages compiled by Peter Thompson and James B. Lyons. ; Exterior shows hardly any sign of use. Interior is nearly pristine but we did find a few pages with faint juvenile pencil scribbles. No other defects. Quite scarce. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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27 Author Unknown >> Antique Photo Album
Detroit: Burkhardt Company; 1915 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
22 pages; Oblong 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Oblong hardcover (12.5 x 9.75 inches) 32 x 25 cm, dark brown textured buckram boards with raised decor in orange, green, red, silver. Lovely black moire endpapers, black moire page lifter. Three inner rings spaced 3.5 inches apart. 11 black leaves (22 pages) on heavy board stock. ; No date but Burkhardt was founded 1911. We estimate this item about 1915.; Exterior shows moderate rubbing and wear, mainly on rear cover. All rings function and are aligned correctly. No photos. No marks. Rare and quite attractive. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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28 Author Unknown >> Baker's Cut-Up Cake Party Book
White Plains, N. Y. : General Foods Corporation; 1978 Third Printing Softcover Good+ 
128 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Paperback, 128 pages, 26 fun cake projects designed to delight children of all ages, each one shown in full-color step-by-step diagrams, and also full-color photo of finished cake. Each cake is made from a square cake cut into smaller pieces and rearranged to make Cuddly Bunny, Cannonball Express, other designs. ; Dell 1174. Isbn 0440011744. Copyright 1973. This is 3rd Printing, 1978. From staff at General Foods Kitchens. Promotional item for Baker's Angel Flakes, but can be made with any type of frosting. ; We have graded this item Good Plus. Covers show light corner creases, sunning and a few spots. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce. ; Dell Series; Vol. 1174 
Price: 15.00 USD
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29 Author Unknown >> Cocktail Hour
Chicago: Cocktail Hour; 1952 Softcover Very Good+ 
8 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Not a cookbook. Softcover measures (7 x 9 inches) 178 x 225 mm. Pink limp leatherette covers lined inside with soft fleecy tan cloth, white lettering on front, rounded corners, 8 pages, upon each page is affixed a small real-cloth cocktail napkin imprinted with a gag magazine cover with a risque pin-up style illustration in green and black, all spoofs of real magazines. ; Which are: Cocktail Time. American Home. Police Gazette. Outdoor Life. Peek-a-Boo. Take-a-Look. Life. Esquire's. ; Certainly these illustrations were quite racy in their day. ; Only very light shelfwear. All pages are clean and intact, except first and last are a bit tanned from being against covers. All napkins have trimmed and sewn edges, as issued, are intact, still attached to their pages. Binding of two staples is tight. Quite rare. We have hunted for any further information on this item and found none. 
Price: 44.00 USD
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30 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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31 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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32 Author Unknown >> Royal Leerdam Crystal 1960 : N. V. Koninklijke Nederlandsche Glasfabriek Leerdam
Schiedam, Holland: N. V. Koninklijke Nederlandsche Glasfabriek Leerdam; 1960 Softcover Near Fine 
72 pages; Oblong 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Beautiful color glossy catalog of fine crystal made by Leerdam, Netherlands. Text, of which there is very little, is in parallel French, German, English, and Spanish. 81 b/w photos and 30 monochrome illustrations showing hundreds of items, including stemware, plates, bowls, pitchers, ashtrays, candleholders, vases, etc. ; Catalog shows 22 named patterns, which are: Boccale. Carola. Ceres. Coronet. Forta. Gilde (glad). Gilde (geslepen). Gourmet. Hora. Linia. Lyra. Narciso. Nautic. Navis. Olivia. Palma. Riflesso. Rubato. Rumba. Sylvia. Tulp. Venus. ; Covers show a touch of shelfwear. No defects. Clean, tight and square. Quite scarce. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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33 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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34 Authors Various >> Dean's Gift Book of Nursery Rhymes
London: Dean & Son; 1965 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Janet & Anne Grahame-Johnstone 
74 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, white boards, 74 unnumbered pages, about 80 favorite rhymes, illustrated throughout in full color including endpapers. ; Wonderfully lively illustrations of happy children, fairyfolk, chickens, geese, mice, etc. ; Book shows little wear. One very small mark in fountain pen on 'belongs to' page, just a line, not a name. No other marks. Pink illustrated jacket has a touch of edgewear, small sticker scar on upper front. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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35 Authors Various >> Mother Goose : Abridged Edition
N. Y. : Grosset & Dunlap; 1982 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Gyo Fujikawa 
76 pages; Folio (12.75") 33 cm; Tall hardcover, pictorial boards, 76 glossy pages, illustrated throughout with full-color pages (including endpapers) alternating with b/w pages. ; Grosset 1810 on lower spine. Copyright 1968. This is abridged edition, 1982. ; Light wear to tips. Boards show light sunning across upper edge. No jacket, as issued. Name penned on belongs-to pages. No other marks. Binding tight. ; Originally published with 125 pages. This is abridged edition with 76 pages. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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36 Authors Various >> Mother Goose : Unabridged Edition
N. Y. : Grosset & Dunlap; 1968 Hardcover As New with no dust jacket Illustrated by Gyo Fujikawa 
125 pages; Folio (12.75") 33 cm; Stunningly beautiful book, tall hardcover, orange cloth, gilt lettering, 125 glossy pages, gilt title on blindstamped boards, illustrated throughout with full-color pages (including endpapers) alternating with b/w pages. ; Grosset 1811 on lower spine. Copyright 1968. LCCN 1968. No other printings. No isbn. ; Book shows absolutely no sign of use. No jacket, as issued. Slipcase is Very Good Plus, light sunning and wear only, all corners and seams intact. ; This is the original unabridged edition with 125 pages. Quite scarce with original slipcase. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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37 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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38 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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39 Baedeker, Karl >> Baedeker's Central Italy and Rome, 15e : (15th Edition, 1909) Handbook for Travellers
Leipzig, East Germany: Baedeker, 1909 Fifteenth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
527 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small hardcover, red cloth over flexible boards, gilt lettering, marbled edges, [lxxxii] + 527 + 32 pages, index, bibliography, glossary of art terms, chronology of Roman emperors and popes, two page-marker ribbons, 55 plans and 19 two-color maps, many of which are fold-outs. ; 15th revised edition, 1909, stated. This is an actual book from 1909, not a print-on-demand fake. ; Exterior shows only very light edgewear. No marks or defects to interior. Binding tight. Origial lettered jacket is present, a few very small edge chips only. Quite scarce with jacket. ; Baedeker's Guide Books Series 
Price: 65.00 USD
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40 Baedeker, Karl >> Baedeker's Rhine, the Rhine from Rotterdam to Constance, 13e : A Handbook for Travelers, with 44 Maps and 24 Plans, 13th Revised Edition, 1896
Leipzig, East Germany: Karl Baedeker; 1896 Thirteenth Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
422 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Hardcover, red cloth over flexible boards, gilt lettering, 422 pages, marbled edges, index, green page-marker ribbon, endpaper overview map, 24 plans and 44 two-color maps, of which many are fold-outs. English throughout. ; 13th edition, 1896, stated. This is an actual book from 1869, not a print-on-demand fake. Travel guide to Rhine River region of Germany, Netherlands. ; Exterior shows moderate sunning to edges, light wear to cloth. Spine a bit faded but gilt is sharp and readable. Pages and all fold-outs crisp. Binding tight. ; Baedeker's Handbooks for Travellers Series 
Price: 15.00 USD
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