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201 Frostic, Gwen >> Caprice Immensity, The
Benzonia, Mich: Gwen Frostic/Presscraft Papers; 1983 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Gwen Frostic 
64 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, green boards printed in dark green and brown, title in thermographic ink. Pictorial endpapers in tan and rich red-brown. 64 unnumbered pages, many different types of paper, some with deckle edges. ; Gwen Frostic (1906-2001) was a Michigan poet, book manufacturer, linoleum-block nature artist and papermaker who wrote, illustrated, printed and published 20 different titles which have been described as enchanting, delicate, breathtaking, and inspirational. ; No visible wear. The only defect: gift note penned on reverse of front free endpaper. Scarce. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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202 Frostic, Gwen >> Caprice Immensity, the : (Signed 1st Edition)
Benzonia, Mich: Gwen Frostic/Presscraft Papers; 1983 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Gwen Frostic Signed by Author
64 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, green boards printed in dark green and brown, title in thermographic ink. Pictorial endpapers in tan and rich red-brown. 64 unnumbered pages, many different types of paper, some with deckle edges. First edition stated. Copyright page SIGNED by author-artist-publisher Gwen Frostic. ; Gwen Frostic (1906-2001) was a Michigan poet, book manufacturer, linoleum-block nature artist and papermaker who wrote, illustrated, printed and published 20 different titles which have been described as enchanting, delicate, breathtaking, and inspirational. ; Almost no visible wear. A touch of wear to heel and crown only. No other defects. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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203 Frostic, Gwen >> Heuristic : Words and Block Prints (1st Edition, Signed)
Benzonia, Mich: Gwen Frostic/Presscraft Papers; 1987 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Gwen Frostic 
64 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, beautiful black boards with silver lettering and linoleum-block-print of flying bat on front, illustrated endpapers, 64 unnumbered pages, many different types of paper, some with deckle edges. Page opposite title page SIGNED by Gwen Frostic in black felt-tip. ; 1st edition stated. One of Frostic's rarest titles. ; Spine, which is unlettered, slightly faded. No other defects. A gorgeous book. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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204 Fruttchey, Frank >> Delinquent Gods : A Commentary and Criticism of Present Day Standards of Music ; 2800 Pertinent Questions and 2800 Dependable Answers
Detroit: Published by Author; 1917 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
257 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering, 257 pages. Front endpaper inscribed and SIGNED by author. Laid in is bi-fold brochure with comments praising this book. ; 'An earnest attempt to rout moldy traditions and moss-grown prejudices' out of contemporary music, art, and human expression. Written in question-and-answer style. Authored by well-known Detroit organist and music theorist, 1917. ; Cloth lightly worn at ends of spine, spine lettering dull but readable. Pages a bit yellowed. Author flyer with self portrait pasted on front endpaper. Typed signed letter from author on rear endpaper presenting copy to Fenton Mathews of Marshall, Illinois. Pencil notes to first page, otherwise interior clean. Binding tight. ; Music in America Series; Vol. 1 
Price: 15.00 USD
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205 Fujikawa, Gyo >> A to Z Picture Book
N. Y. : Grosset & Dunlap; 1975 0001381148 / 9780001381148 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Gyo Fujikawa 
70 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, 70 unnumbered pages, illustrated throughout in wonderful images, every other spread in full color. Each letter shown by many items (unicorn, umbrella, ukulele, unhappy, etc) and also in short rhymes. ; Isbn 0448132052. Copyright 1974. This is 1975 printing, stated. ; All corners show wear, as usual. Otherwise clean and intact, no writing, no scribbles. Binding tight. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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206 Furness, William Henry >> Domestic Worship, 2e : (2nd Edition, 1842)
Philadelphia: James Kay Jr & Brother; 1842 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
272 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, full leather binding, gilt lettering on spine, gilt decor on board edges, pink marbled endpapers, 272 pages. ; Contents: 15 morning prayers. 15 evening prayers, 6 prayers and 2 forns of service for Sunday, 12 prayers for special occasions, plus appendix of 6 hymn texts (no tunes) ; Copyright 1839. This is 2nd edition, 1842, published by Philadelphia: James Kay Jr & Brother, and by Boston: James Munroe & Company. ; The Rev. William Henry Furness (1802-1896) was pastor of the Unitarian Church of Philadelphia for over 50 years. His book of prayers for home worship was popular for decades and went through many editions. ; Used but well cared for. Boards rubbed. Tips worn. Light foxing, mainly to front two and rear two leaves. Leather shows discoloration near crown, not affecting lettering. Gift note date 1844 penned on front blank page, and another dated 1936 on same. Binding tight. 
Price: 78.00 USD
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207 Gal, Eugen >> Seara Buna-n Sezatoare : Culegere de Folclor Muzical, 116 Cantece si Melodii de Joc de pe Cuprinsul Tarii (Signed)
Timisoara, Romania: Editura Augusta; 1998 9739353045 Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Ion David Signed by Author
296 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; TEXT ENTIRELY IN ROMANIAN. Tall softcover, brown covers, 296 pages, several appendixes, numerous medium-quality b/w photos mostly of folk singers, 24 color glossy plates illustrated by Ion David depicting folk costume, 116 songs and folk tunes in standard notation, some with lyrics. Title page has lengthy inscription in Romanian in fountain pen dated 1998 and SIGNED by author. ; Preface by Emilia Comisel, professor of ethnnomusicology. Folk singers and folksongs of Romania, Transylvania, Moldova, Dobrogea, Muntenia, Oltenia, Banat and nearby regions. ; Light wear only. Spine lightly creased but intact and readable. Quite scarce. 
Price: 33.00 USD
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208 Gambordella, Theodore >> Complete Book of Karate Weapons, the : The Only Comprehensive Book of Karate Weapons
Boulder, Colo: Paladin Press; 1981 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Steve Rich 
247 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, black cloth, silver lettering, [viii] + 247 pages, over 600 b/w step-by-step photos. ; Isbn 0873642066. How to hold, block, strike with, defend against, etc, etc, the knife, yawara, tonfa, staff, bo, nunchaku, and sai. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. No marks, no major defects. Jacket has light edgewear, six small closed tears. 
Price: 31.00 USD
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209 Garrett, John M. >> Sixty Years of British Music Hall : Popular Music, Comic Songs, Songbook
London: Chappell & Company; 1976 0903443139 / 9780903443135 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
252 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; 252 unnumbered pages, 12 b/w facsimiles, 35 songs reproduced from original sheet music, with tunes, lyrics, and piano parts, many also with solfege, also sheet music covers, of which there are 25 in beautiful full color. ; Popular comic songs of London stage, 1850s-1890s. ; Faint crease to spine, otherwise inconsequential wear. No marks. Binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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210 Gauthier, Tina-Marie >> ARDS 40 Years : History of the Aspen Retinal Detachment Society
Aspen, Colo: Aspen Retinal Detachment Society; 2012 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
128 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, blue boards, 128 glossy pages, chronology, appendix, dozens of full-color photos with captions. ; Foreword and afterword by Timothy G. Murray. Additional contributions by William O. Edward, Ottiwell W. Jones, Mary Lou Lewis, David Parke II, Pat Wilkinson, Tom Aaberg Sr, more. ; History of surgical and medical retina in the US and the world and of the small but dedicated group of retinal specialists who have have met yearly in Aspen, Colorado, to ski and to advance the science. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or major defects. Scarce. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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211 Geer, Candy >> Six White Horses : An Illustrated Poem about John-John
Ann Arbor: M & W Quill Publishing Company; 1964 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Leslie Bennett 
48 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Pblong hardcover, white cloth illustrated in black, 48 unnumbered pages, no jacket as issued, illustrated throughout with b/w drawings. ; Copyright March, 1964. This is 2nd printing, March, 1964. Subtitle: 'An Illustrated Poem about John-John'. ; Touching poem written about John F. Kennedy Jr at the funeral procession of JFK, by high school student Candy Geer of Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Illustrated by Leslie Bennett of Detroit. Book produced and published by Charles Manos and Lauren Wild. ; Boards are lightly foxed. No other defects. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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212 Gering, Hugo >> Edda, Die, die Lieder der Sogenannten Alteren Edda : Nebst einem Anhang, die Mythischen und Heroischen Erzahlungen der Snorra Edda
Leipzig: Bibliographisches Institut; 1900 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
398 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; GERMAN text in old Fraktur script. Hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt lettering and black decor in six spine compartments, all edges marbled, decorative endpapers, index of names, copious footnotes throughout. ; Medieval Icelandic epic poems translated into German by Hugo Gering. ; Very little wear. Cloth frayed at heel. Pages a bit yellowed from age. No marks. Binding tight. ; Meyers Klassiker Ausgaben Series 
Price: 17.00 USD
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213 Gerlach, Rex >> Complete Book of Casting, The
N. Y. : Winchester Press; 1975 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
203 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover, teal-green cloth, 203 pages, 238 large high-quailty b/w photos by author. ; 1st edition, 1975, Winchester Press. One of the best books ever published on fly fishing and fly casting. ; No defects to book or jacket. Appears never used. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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214 Gershwin, George, with Herman Wasserman >> George Gershwin's Song Book
N. Y. : Simon & Schuster: 1941 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
126 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, black and brown boards, 126 pages, b/w photo of Gershwin at piano, introduction by Gershwin, 18 famous songs with tunes, lyrics, and full piano arrangements. ; Copyright 1941. Revised edition stated. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Special piano arrangements edited by Herman Wasserman. These are not the simplified arrangements usually found in sheet music editions but are challenging arrangements based on complex accompaniments actually played by Gershwin himself. ; Light wear only. Lacks jacket. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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215 Gibbs-Smith, Charles H., and Oliver Warner >> Balloons and Ships : 19th Century Transport Prints, Volume 1
Princeton, N. J. : D. Van Nostrand Company; 1965 Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
52 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Hardcover, gold-patterned boards, 6 pages of text, 11 early balloons and 10 sailing ships and steamers shown on full-page plates in full color, with brief captions. 52 pages in total. All illustrations reproduced from early sources. English throughout, except 7 captions are in French and one is in German. ; Halftitle states Golden Ariels, Volume 6. Jacket states 19th Century Transport Prints, Volume 1. ; History of hot-air balloons and ballooning from 1783 to 1817, as exemplified by early balloon prints selected for their pictorial quality. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. Jacket rubbed, faintly sunned, with three small closed tears. ; Golden Ariels Series; Vol. 6 
Price: 12.00 USD
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216 Giessler, Dorothy B. >> Songs for Quakers : With Simple Tunes in Simple Keys
Detroit: Center for Urban Education; 1977 Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by Donna Giessler and Helen Giessler 
60 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Stiff blue covers, fold-and-staple binding, index, 52 original songs with words and music by Dorothy B. Giessler. Tunes in standard notation, with guitar chords. ; Very easy to sing. Topics include: famous Quakers, Quaker worship and faith, prayers, Bible messages, the Inner Light, etc. Cover art by Donna Giessler and Helen Giessler. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Quite rare. ; Laid in: mimeographed sheet with publisher's press release about this book. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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217 Gilbert, William S., and Arthur Sullivan >> HMS Pinafore, Or, the Lass That Loved a Sailor : An Opera in Two Acts, This Score Contains all the Dialogue
N. Y. : G. Schirmer; 1952 Softcover Good+ 
167 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Softcover, pale gray covers, [viii] + 167 pages, complete script with dialogue, 21 original songs with lyrics, tunes, and full piano accompaniment, plus Overture and Entr'acte with no lyrics. ; Copyright 1878. This edition 1952. Title page states 'Authentic Version edited by Bryceson Treharne.' ; Covers worn, a few small pale spots. Interior has a few pencil marks. Everything is readable. Binding is slightly rolled but intact. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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218 Gilbert, William S., and Arthur Sullivan >> Patience, Or, Bunthorne's Bride : An Entirely Original Aesthetic Opera, in Two Acts
London: Chappell & Company; 1900 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
117 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, black buckram cloth, gilt title on front, tan endpapers, all edges marbled, [iv] + 117 + 1 pages, original casts for productions of 1881 and 1900 listed, complete vocal score including all songs with full piano accompaniment. No diagogue, but dialogue-cues have been penciled in before each song, in Blackwell's hand, and we have left these in place. ; Copyright 1881. This publication was for first revival in 1900. Music by Arthur Sullivan. Lyrics by William S. Gilbert. Arranged for piano by Berthold Tours. ; Quite worn. Boards warped and pages discolored along fore-edge. Title page has autogr*ph of Arthur S. Sullivan stamped in lower corner in purple ink. Front cover has 'Musical Director J. K. Blackwell' stamped in gilt. The same individual signed front free endpaper in pencil. (J. K. Blackwell was indeed a musical director for D'Oyly Carte Opera Company in early 1900s) All pages turn. Everything readable. Binding tight. Sold as is. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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219 Giles, Henry >> Lectures and Essays on Irish and Other Subjects
N. Y. : D. & J. Sadlier & Company; 1869 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
394 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover bound in beautiful dark purple-blue pebbled cloth, gilt lettering and decor, black rules, pale yellow endpapers. ; Topics include: Irish history. Irish emigration. Irish character. Daniel O'Connell. John Philpot Curran. Gerald Griffin. Bishop James Warren Doyle. The Christian idea in Catholic art and Protestant culture. Scottish wit and humor. More. ; The Rev. Henry Giles was a popular lecturer and Unitarian defender in the 19th century. This is the first collection of his Irish lectures published in book form. Published in NY by D. & J. Sadlier & Company. Co-published in Boston by P. H. Brady and in Montreal. Same date. ; Light wear to cloth. Gilt harp and gilt shamrocks on front are bright and sharp. Affixed to front endpaper is an award notification from St. Xavier College, s*gned in fountain pen by E. A. Higgins, SJ, 1886. No other marks or defects. Scarce. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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220 Gillett, Fidelia Woolley >> Memoir of Rev. Edward Mott Woolley : By His Daughter, with an Appendix Containing Selections from His Sermons
Boston: Abel Tompkins; 1855 Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
360 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, dark brown blindstamped cloth, 360 pages, appendix of 6 sermons, b/w frontispiece portrait engraving of Woolley, with tissue guard. ; Written by the Rev. Fidelia Woolley Gillett, assisted by the Rev. Aaron B. Grosh. ; The Rev. Edward Mott Woolley (1803-1853) was an early American Universalist preacher in western New York and one of the first in Michigan. His daughter was also a noted pastor in Michigan, one of the earliest ordained women in North America (1877); We have graded this book Poor. Edges quite worn, tips rounded, pages yellowed from age, with light foxing here and there. Main defect: backstrip is missing, spine was well repaired long ago with a black cloth overlay, and title was very neatly painted on same. Hinges are intact. Binding tight. Everything readable. Scarce. Sold as is. 
Price: 74.00 USD
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