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1 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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2 Ajlouny, Nadim >> History of the American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine, 1959-2008 : 50th Anniversary Convention, Dearborn, Michigan, July 2-6, 2008
Westland, Mich: American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine; 2009 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
181 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, black pictorial covers, 181 pages, 3 appendixes, 2 small maps, 6 family trees and tables, lyrics of Federation anthem in Arabic and phonetic English, hundreds of high-quality photos, about half in full color. Glossy throughout. All English, with a few words and phrases in Arabic. ; Compiled, edited, introduction and photos by Nadim Ajlouny, past president, American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine. ; Includes history of the City of Ramallah, history of the magazine Hathihe Ramallah, photos from each convention of the Federation, major Arab-American and Palestinian events of each decade, meetings with President Clinton, much more. ; Book shows no marks, no defects, just a touch of shelfwear. Quite scarce. A well written book with much important and little-known history. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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3 Alger, Horatio Jr. >> Joe's Luck : Or, a Boy's Adventures in California
Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Company; 1920 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket Illustrated by John Watson Davis 
286 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Green cloth, black lettering, full-color glossy paste-down on front showing several boys in a rough and tumble game of football, 286 pages, 3 b/w illustrations by J. Watson Davis. ; Copyright 1913. This edition has no date but we estimate about 1920. Original subtitle was Or, Always Wide Awake. This edition subtitle is Or, A Boy's Adventures in California. ; We have graded this item Fair due to missing frontispiece. Otherwise, physically, this book is better than most specimens we have seen from this publisher, who was notorious for cheap materials. ; Defects: Very light edgewear. Spine tanned but readable. Pages only slightly yellowed. Owner name stamped twice on front endpaper in old ink. Different owner name neatly penned on lower margin of front cover. In main text, printing is a bit sloppy in places but all readable. Binding tight. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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4 Alger, Horatio Jr. >> Forging Ahead, 1e : (1st Edition, 1903)
Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Company; 1903 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Winfield S. Lukens 
369 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Tan cloth, front decorated in green, red, black and gilt, pale monochrome illustrated endpapers, 369 pages + 14-page publisher catalog in rear, 7 full-page glossy plates with very nice b/w illustrations and captions. ; True first. 1903 on title page (MCMIII) and on copyright page. No other printings listed. Publisher logo (ornate monogram) on spine. ; We have graded this book Very Good Plus. Cloth on spine is sunned and dark but quite readable. Gift note in fountain pen dated 1903 on front blank page. A few small spots to rear cover. Otherwise only minor wear. Rare in any condition. 
Price: 245.00 USD
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5 Ali, Abdullah Yusuf >> Holy Qur'an, the : Text, Translation and Commentary
USA: Khalil Al-Rawaf; 1946 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
1862 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Green hardcover, yellow lettering on front and spine, [xxii] + 36 + 1862 pages, yellow page-marker ribbon, index, appendixes. Each page has Arabic text on the right, English translation on the left, detailed commentary across the bottom. ; Item laid in: old 3-D color postcard of the Kaaba in Mecca. ; Originally published 1934. This is 4th edition, 1946. Volume One stated but appears to be complete. Text includes 114 Surah. ; Very light wear only. Appears hardly used. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Allan, Mozart >> Scottish Songs : The Morven Collection of Scottish Songs with Accompaniments for Piano
Glasgow: Mozart Allan; 1912 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
240 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, red cloth over spine, tartan boards, gilt lettering, all edges red, about 120 songs with tunes, lyrics, full piano arrangements in standard notation, with tunes also in solfa notation. ; Originally published 1884. This edition 1912. A superb collection of old folksongs and more recent (mid to late 1800s) popular songs by Scottish composers on Scottish themes. (Morven or Morvern is a craggy remote peninsula in western Scotland); Edges of boards worn and chipped. Front endpaper has an old song lyric taped in and several names penned in a small hand. Interior clean, binding tight. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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7 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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8 Anderson, Cheryl P. >> Shaker Hymnal, a ; A Facsimile Edition of the 1908 Hymnal of the Canterbury Shakers
Woodstock, N. Y. : Overlook Press; 1996 0879516402 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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9 Anderson, Clarence Bud, with Joseph P. Hamelin >> To Fly and Fight : Memoirs of a Triple Ace (Signed)
Pacifica, Calif: Pacifica Military History; 1999 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
306 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, gray cloth, silver lettering, [xv] + 306 pages, numerous sidebars, 39 b/w photos on glossy plates. ; Front free endpaper SIGNED by author CE Bud Anderson. Laid in: short note on Old Crow (his P-51 Mustang) letterhead and signed by Jim Anderson, son of author. ; Isbn 0935553347. Copyright 1990. This edition 1999. ; Memoirs of Clarence Emil 'Bud' Anderson, triple ace in World War 2, who is credited with 16 victories. Foreword by Brigadier General Chuck Yeager, longtime flying buddy of author. ; A touch of wear to heel. No other defects. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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10 Anderson, Poul >> For Love and Glory
N. Y. : Tor Books/Tom Doherty Associates; 2003 0312874499 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
304 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, 304 pages. ; 1st edition, full number line. ; No defects to book or jacket. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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11 Angeloni, Armand >> Dance Style Melodies for Improvisation : Based on Jazz, Contemporary and World Music Dance Style Rhythms
Plymouth, Mich: Armand Angeloni; 2000 Softcover Near Fine 
112 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, black plastic comb binding, 112 pages numbered to 86, 86 modern tunes (no lyrics) arranged by author as dance music, each one labeled as to which style of dance, such as alley cat, Cajun, choro, Cuban bolera, funk, gospel, Motown, paso doble, ragtime, shuffle, swing and more. Includes appendixes on claves, drum set notation, basic drum patterns. ; 'This book was designed with the creative literate musician in mind. When music students learn that Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin were capable of improvising over the dance rhythm melodies of their day they see the connection to current jazz and contemporary musicians.' ; Covers show faint thumb creases. No other defects. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Appleby, Amy >> Piano Treasury of Golden Favorites, the : Book & CD Set
N. Y. : Amsco Publications 2006 0825634849 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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13 Arbuckle, J. Graeme >> Badges of the Canadian Navy
Halifax, Nova Scotia: Nimbus Publishing; 1987 0920852491 Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
203 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, blue boards, 203 glossy pages, glossary of heraldic terms, badges of 150+ Canadian naval vessels, plus 19 naval air squadrons and 19 shore establishments, shown in full color filling a half page each, with blazon, and brief history of each ship. ; No defects. Quite scarce. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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14 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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15 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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16 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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17 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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18 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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19 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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20 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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21 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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22 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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23 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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24 Backus, E. Burdette, with Edd Doerr >> Timely and Timeless : The Wisdom of E. Burdette Backus
Amherst, N. Y. : Humanist Press; 1998 0931779103 Softcover Near Fine 
251 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Stiff tan patterned covers, 2 small b/w photos of author, 43 radio addresses and sermons by the Rev. Edwin Burdette Backus, popular liberal Chicago minister of the 1950s. ; Edited by the Rev. Edd Doerr. Foreword by the Rev. Jack Mendelsohn, all Humanist Unitarian Universalists. ; Chapter headings include: Hell is a myth. The human Christ. What is Humanism? Gospel according to Mark Twain. Thou shalt think. World's debt to heretics. Science and salvation. More. ; This book is being offered by Alan's Used Books (gwenfoss d o t c o m) on behalf of First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit, all proceeds to same. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Binding tight and square. Scarce. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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25 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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26 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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27 Baker, Charles H. Jr. >> Gentleman's Companion, The, Complete in 2 Volumes, 1st Edition, Limited Edition, 1939 : Volume 1, Being an Exotic Cookery Book ; Volume 2, Being an Exotic Drinking Book
N. Y. : Derrydale Press; 1939 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
476 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Set of 2 hardcover volumes. Dark burgundy-red cloth over spines, red canvas-cloth over boards, gold lettering and decor on spines, [xix] + 221 + [xix] + 217 pages, b/w frontispiece photo and index each vol, hundreds of authentic recipes given with author's unique wry humor. ; Both vols are 1st editions, 1939, limited to 1250, this set being Number 1210, stated. ; Charles H. Baker Jr was a longtime culinary and cocktail writer who wrote regularly for Town & Country, Esquire, Gourmet and other publications. Here he has collected countless rare and exotic recipes including nine different types of Mint Julep. ; No marks or defects. No jackets, as issued. Several pages unopened. Only a touch of shelfwear. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 245.00 USD
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28 Baker, Nicholson >> Double Fold : Libraries and the Assault on Paper
N. Y. : Random House; 2001 0375504443 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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29 Ball, Alice E. >> Year with the Birds, a : With 56 Colored Plates
N. Y. : Gibbs & Van Vleck; 1917 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Poor dust jacket Illustrated by Robert Bruce Horsfall 
191 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, gold spine title, 191 text pages + 56 full-color illustrations on glossy plates printed one side only. ; Text copyright 1916. This is 1st edition, 1917. ; Enchanting poetry descriptive of birds and bird life of North America, accompanied by high quality realistic original paintings showing birds in their natural habitats. Poems by Alice E. Ball and other famous poets. ; Minor shelfwear only. Jacket is mostly gone but blurbs are taped to rear endpaper. Scarce. Sold as is. 
Price: 34.00 USD
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30 Barclay, Florence L. >> Following of the Star, the : A Romance (1st Edition, 1911)
N. Y. : G. P. Putnam's Sons; 1911 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by F. H. Townsend 
426 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, purple cloth, gilt lettering on front and spine, blindstamped decor, 426 pages + 6-pg publisher catalog in rear, lovely full-color glossy frontispiece illustration by F. H. Townsend. ; Same date. NAP. A m a z o n b u y e r s please note: image matches this edition, but this edition is a true first by G. P. Putnam's Sons, NOT a reprint by Grosset & Dunlap. ; Charming love story set in the small village of Bramble Dene, England; the three sections of the novel are entitled Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh. ; Extremely light shelfwear visible at heel and crown. Otherwise book appears unread. No defects. Binding tight. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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31 Barker, Raymond Joseph >> Bethany, Nebraska, 1922 to 1943 : And, My Musical Avocation Plus Stories of World War II
Bethany, Neb: Raymond J. Barker; 1989 Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
135 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Set of 2 vols, tall black unlettered softcovers, 30 + 105 pages, 1 b/w illustration, 1 small map. ; A personal history of life in Bethany, a suburb of Lincoln, Nebraska, followed by a stint in the Army Air Corps in World War 2 and a double life as a soil scientist and professional jazz-swing musician. ; Vol-1, Bethany, Nebraska, 1922 to 1943, published 1989. Vol-2, My Musical Avocation Plus Stories of World War II, published 1992. ; No defects to either vol. Quite scarce. ; Laid in: handwritten note from Jeane and Ray (written by Jeane) giving more family history, and small sticky note SIGNED by author Ray. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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32 Barnard, Frederick H. >> House with Two Tales, the :
Troy, Mich: Barnard History Press; 2015 1936672995 First Edition Hardcover As New with no dust jacket 
139 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, gray covers, [xiv] + 139 + 13 pages, chronology, bibliography, 4 small family trees, 5 historic maps, about 130 b/w photos and facsimiles with captions. ; Isbn 9781936672998. History of Troy, Michigan, a northern suburb of Detroit, with special emphasis on Niles-Barnard House, home fo pioneer settler Johnson Niles and later Norman Barnard, both instrumental in development of Troy. ; No defects. No jacket, as issued. 
Price: 44.00 USD
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33 Bartlett, Rosamund >> Wagner and Russia
Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press; 1995 0521440718 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
405 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Black boards, [xviii] + 405 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, 5 appendixes, 32 b/w photos and illustrations in text, 13 full color illustrations on glossy plates, with captions. ; Series editor Malcolm Jones. 'This book, which draws extensively on unpublished archival materials and other contemporary sources, explores the history of the reception of Richard Wagner's works in Russia from 1841 to the 1980s, with particular emphasis on his influence on the Russian Modernist movement and his impact on leading Symbolist writers'. ; Only a whisper of shelfwear. Crisp. Appears unread. Scarce. ; Cambridge Studies in Russian Literature Series 
Price: 38.00 USD
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34 Baxter, John E. >> Locker Room Ballads
N. Y. : D. Appleton & Company; 1923 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by James Montgomery Flagg 
76 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Small hardcover, green cloth, gilt lettering, polo player in gilt on front, [xii] + 76 + 2 pages, 20 b/w illustrations, 15 original humorous poems with rhyme and meter, several regarding golf or polo. ; Same date. NAP. Poems include: A Golfer's Kickability. The Perfect Golfer. The Nineteenth Hole has Water in it Now. Committees that Function at the Club's Expense (the Green Committee). More. ; Only minor wear to book. Former owner penned name, address, and date in a tiny hand on front endpaper, and date on rear endpaper. No other defects. Lacks jacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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35 Bayley, Verna Hills, with Josephine T. Gould and Sophia Lyon Fahs >> Martin and Judy for Parents and Teachers : (Lot of 4 Volumes)
Boston: Beacon Press; 1951 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Lydia N. Breed 
8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Ex-Library; Written for use with 3- to 5-year-old children in nursery schools and kindergartens, or for liberal religious education classes, or for parents at home. Monochrome and b/w illustrations throughout. ; UUTopics. Lot of 4 volumes, all hardcover except vol-4. 1) Martin and Judy Playing and Learning, illustrated by Eleanora Madsen, 8th printing, 1943, 100 pages. 2) Martin and Judy, Volume 2, revised edition, 12th printing, 1959, 96pgs. 3) Martin and Judy, Volume 3, revised edition, 4th printing, 1965, 100 pgs. 4) Martin and Judy for Parents and Teachers, teacher guide, by Josephine T. Gould, softcover, 1951, 72 pages. ; Series edited by Sophia Lyon Fahs. Authors include: Edna Bruner, Ernest Kuebler, Dorothy Spoerl, many more. ; Very few library marks. Almost no wear. Vol-4, which is softcover, shows thumb creases to covers, one leaf has a closed taped tear. Scarce. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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36 Bear, Jessica >> Who Reigns on Your Parade ? : Self Help Guide Intergrating the Bach Flowers to Remedy the Co-Dependent
Las Vegas: Balancing Essentials Press; 1990 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by Pam Callaway 
122 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, white plastic Velo-bind (report-style) binding, [vi] + 122 pages, a few b/w tables and diagrams. ; Written by PhD doctor of naturopathy. Copyright 1990. ; 'Learn how the Bach Flower Remedies can release trapped emotions and re-awaken the natural personality to discover, accept, and express its limitless God-given power.' ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Appears unused. Scarce. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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37 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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38 Beers, Henry Putney >> Western Military Frontier, The, 1815-1846 : A Dissertation in History
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania; 1935 Softcover Very Good- 
227 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Gray softcover, [vii] + 227 pages, extensive index, large bibliography, copious footnotes, map of frontier in 1833, list and map of forts 1783-1846. ; Complete subtitle: 'A Dissertation in History presented to the faculty of the graduate school in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy.' Henry Putney Beers was a noted historian, bibliographer, and archivist with the National Archives and Records Service, who wrote many distinguished historical books. ; Light edgewear. Modern b/w bookplate from Dearborn Historical Museum. Museum number penned on spine. Old ownership mark seared onto fore-edge twice, both are small and unreadable. Small ink smudge on one page not affecting text. No other defects. Scarce. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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39 Berkowitz, Sarah Bick, with Solomon Z. Ferziger, Fred Weissman >> Where Are My Brothers ?
N. Y. : Helios Book Publishing Company; 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
127 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, teal-green boards, 127 pages, 5 medium-quality b/w illustrations, original poem 'Ghetto Scene.' ; Blurb: 'From the Ghetto to the Gas Chambers.' Memoirs of author's five years in Nazi ghetto at Lodz, Poland, and concentration camp Bergen-Belsen. Foreword by Solomon Z. Ferziger. Appendix by Fred Weissman. ; Book shows almost no wear. Lower tips very lightly bumped. Jacket is intact, with light rubbing, spine panel slightly faded, date (Jan 28 1965) stamped on front flap in very pale ink. No other marks to book or jacket. Scarce in this condition. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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40 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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41 Billinger, Karl (Paul Wilhelm Massing) >> Hitler is No Fool : The Menace of the Man and His Program
N. Y. : Modern Age Books; 1939 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
198 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Black and red softcover, [x] + 198 + 14 pages, endnotes. ; Author, born Paul Wilhelm Massing, an avowed liberal who wrote under pen name for safety, spent 5 months in solitary confinement for opposing Hitler. In this book he explains Hitler's thesis, why 'anti-Semitism is an inevitable part of fascism', and 'why the real facts of Hitler's life are not told in [Hitler's] book'. ; Isbn 113523096X. Complete subtitle and blurb: 'The Menace of the Man and his Program. Tearing away the veils of inarticulate mysticism which fog the pages of Mein Kampf, the German author of this book lays bare the grim purposes of the well known Austrian paper-hanger.' ; Two leaves creased at upper corner. Otherwise only light wear. Scarce. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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42 Binder, Abraham Wolfe >> Sabbath for Israel : A Musical Liturgy for the Sabbath Eve, for Cantor, Mixed Voices and Organ
N. Y. : Transcontinental Music Corporation; 1954 Softcover Very Good+ 
82 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Tall softcover, dark blue cloth over spine, off-white textured leatherette covers, 82 pages, 24 movements, standard musical notation throughout, with lyrics in phonetic Hebrew in English letters. Scored for Cantor, Mixed Voices and Organ. ; From preface: 'The composer has not used any particular Israeli folk material, but has rather tried to create thematic material in the prevalent style of Israel combining it with the musical tradition of the Sabbath Eve liturgy'. ; Synagogue name stamped on front cover in pale ink. Minor pencil marks here and there, mostly indicating pronunciation of text. We have left them in place. Otherwise only light wear. Binding tight and square. Scarce in any condition. ; TCL Series; Vol. 800 
Price: 10.00 USD
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43 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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44 Blackwell, A. M., with Paul J. Wielandy and Frank H. Wielandy >> My Own Recipes : Loose Leaf Cook Book
St Louis, Mo: Blackwell Wielandy Book & Stationery Company; 1925 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
98 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; A unique item. Commercially published black leatherette two-ring binder, silver illustration of chef on front, over 400 recipes. Some were printed on the pages, as published; some are pasted in from old clippings; but most are written on blank pages in fountain pen in a very neat hand. ; Some of the handwritten recipes are: Tomato marmalade. Tangy tartar sauce. Mrs Scribner's Texas hash. Apples a la Vernor. Wassail serves 40. Vanilla caramels. Peanut brittle. Filipina roll. Chocolate joy icing. Ginger ale jelly. Maude's brown bread. Oysters wrapped in bacon. Salad boquet 8 servings. Golden glow salad. Irene Pavloska's waffles. Cold water cake. Bread and butter pickles. Many more. ; We acquired this item in 2013 from the living estate sale of an elderly lady in Detroit, who said it was her mother's. There is no date but we estimate 1925. ; Condition: Worn but intact. Some pages show edgewear and discoloration from paste, but everything is readable. Binding is tight. Quite rare and certainly unique. Sold as is. 
Price: 58.00 USD
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45 Blesh, Rudi >> Classic Piano Rags : Complete Original Music for 81 Piano Rags
N. Y. : Dover Publications; 1973 Softcover Good+ 
364 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Tall softcover, pink covers, 364 pages, index, full-page b/w reproduction of each sheet music cover, full piano for 81 rags, two-steps, cake walks, etc, of early 1900s, in standard notation. No lyrics. ; Isbn 0486204693. A fantastic collection of music. Includes: 2 rags by Robert Hampton. 6 by Charles Hunter. 3 by Charles L. Johnson. 18 by Joplin and 4 by Joplin with others. 1 by Joe Jordan. 9 by Joseph F. Lamb. 4 by Arthur Marshall. 5 by Artie Matthews. 19 by James Scott. 1 by Charles Thompson. 5 by Tom Turpin. 2 by Percy Wenrich. 2 by Clarence Woods. ; Book shows many signs of use: two light spine creases, edges thumbed, corners curled, several leaves have small wrinkles and stains from removed paper clips. Everything is quite readable. Binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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46 Braden, Donna R. , and Judith E. Endelman >> Americans on Vacation : An Exhibition of the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, 1990
Dearborn, Mich: Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village; 1990 Softcover Near Fine 
95 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Softcover, color pictorial cover, 95 glossy pages, bibliography, about 100 photos with captions, many in color. ; Fascinating pictorial history of leisure travel, including transportation (stagecoaches, trains, buses, etc) destinations, souvenirs, segregated facilities, etc. ; Only a whisper of shelfwear. No marks, no defects. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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47 Bradford, Mary E. >> Treatise on Lace Making and Embroidery with Barbour's Irish Flax Thread, A
N. Y. : Barbour Brothers Company; 1900 Softcover Good+ 
102 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Softcover, gray illustrated covers, 102 pages, several ads for Barbour's thread, 57 complete patterns for lace items, borders, bags, etc, of which 45 are shown in high-quality b/w photos and 12 are shown in color. Glossy throughout. ; Volume 7 of Barbour's Prize Needlework Series. This is an actual book from 1900, not a flimsy print-on-demand tissue. ; Spine chipped about 1 inch at both heel and crown. Covers rubbed, worn around edges. Interior clean, binding tight. Fragile but intact. Rare. ; Barbour's Prize Needlework Series Series; Vol. 7 
Price: 10.00 USD
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48 Braun, Lilian Jackson >> Four Mysteries, the Cat Who, Box Set, 4 Volumes : The Cat Who Played Brahms ; Knew Shakespeare ; Saw Red ; Played Post Office
N. Y. : Jove Books; 1995 Paperback As New 
1005 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; 4 absolutely pristine paperback mysteries featuring Lilian Jackson Braun's famous crime-solving cats Koko and Yum Yum. All are Special Editions, 1995.; Vol-1, The Cat Who Played Brahms, 245 pages. Vol-2, The Cat Who Knew Shakespeare, 249p. Vol-3, The Cat Who Saw Red, 249p. The Cat Who Played Post Office, 262p. ; No defects, however, pages a just slightly yellowed from age. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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49 Braun, Philip J. >> End is a Beginning, an : Fifty Years, a Retrospective
Flint, Mich: Philip J. Braun; 2005 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, black plastic comb binding, red covers, about 240 unnumbered pages. ; An unusual collection of quotations with magical power, taken from novels, poems, columns, essays, short stories, etc, by various authors. Warning: sexist humor. ; No visible defects. ; Item laid in: invitation to reception in honor of author, Phil Braun, at Flint Golf Club, 2005. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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50 Brennecke, Ernest, with Henry Brennecke >> Shakespeare in Germany, 1590-1700 : With Translations of Five Early Plays (Signed)
Chicago: University of Chicago Press; 1964 0226073815 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
308 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, red cloth, gold lettering and decor, 308 pages, index, bibliography, footnotes, margin line numbers, 8 b/w photos on glossy plates. ; Tipped in on front endpaper, ALS autograph letter handwritten in fountain pen from author, on author's letterhead, to Mrs. Noel A. Buckner ('my dear Sue') dated Feb 4, 1965 and SIGNED by author, Ernie. ; Series edited by R. C. Bald and Fredson Bowers. ; Includes full texts in English, translated from German, of the following plays: 1) Titus Andronicus 2) Absurda Comica, oder Herr Peter Squentz (The Pyramus and Thisbe Burlesque, based on A Midsummer Night's Dream) 3) Das Wohlgesprochene Uhrtheil, oder Der Jud von Venedig (The Merchant of Venice) 4) Tugend und Liebesstreit (Twelfth Night) 5) Der Bestrafte Brudermord (Hamlet); Book shows almost no wear. Pages slightly yellowed from age. No other defects. Jacket sunned, several small chips at crown not affecting text. ; Curtain Playwrights Series 
Price: 12.00 USD
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51 Brettell, Richard, with Flukinger, Keeler, Kilgore >> Paper and Light : The Calotype in France and Great Britain, 1839-1870
Boston: David R. Godine; 1984 0879234857 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
216 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, orange-brown cloth, green endpapers, 216 glossy pages, bibliography, index, 140 calotypes listed and described, 155 duotone (b/w) plates, 8 plates in color. ; Amazing collection of calotypes (early photos) by photography pioneers of France and Great Britain. ; Authored by Richard Brettell, with essays by Roy Flukinger, Nancy Keeler, Sydney Mallett Kilgore. ; Small bookshop label (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston) on front endpaper, otherwise book is pristine, no marks or defects. Jacket shows only a touch of wear at crown. ; Laid in: large 15-page promotional booklet from same exhibition, 1982. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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52 Brewer, William M. >> Journal of Negro History, the : Volume 46, Number 1, January 1961
Washington, D. C. : Association for the Study of Negro Life & History; 1961 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
64 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Softcover, gray covers, side-stapled binding, [ii] + 64 pages. ; Topics include: Democracy and Christian ethics, by Dwight L. Dumond. The established Virginia church and the conversion of Negroes and Indians 1620-1760, by Jerome W. Jones. William Parker and the Christiana riot, by Roderick W. Nash. Saint Louis and the Exodusters of 1879, by Glen Schwendemann. More. ; Minor sheflwear only. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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53 Brewer, William M. >> Journal of Negro History, the : Volume 41, Number 1, January 1956
Washington, D. C. : Association for the Study of Negro Life & History; 1956 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
102 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Softcover, gray covers, side-stapled binding, 102 pages, footnotes, 1 table. ; Topics include: From slavery to self reliance, by Edwin D. Hoffman. Roosevelt, Foraker and the Brownsville Affray, by James A. Tinsley. Carter Godwin Woodson and his contribution to American historiography, by Frank J. Klingberg. More. ; Very light wear only. No marks or spots. Binding tight. ; Laid in: advertisement to join Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, on manila cardstock, as issued. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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54 Brewer, William M. >> Journal of Negro History, the : Volume 41, Number 3, July 1956
Washington, D. C. : Association for the Study of Negro Life & History; 1956 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
104 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Softcover, gray covers, side-stapled binding, [ii] + 99 pages numbered 185-283 + 3 pages, footnotes, 1 table. ; Topics include: Negroes and Indians on the Texas frontier 1831-1876, by Kenneth W. Porter. Attitutes of American Protestantism toward the Negro 1919-1939, by Robert M. Miller. William E. B. DuBois' concept of the racial problem in the US, by Mary L. Chaffee. More. ; Very light wear and a touch of foxing. No other marks. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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55 Briggs, Mary Balch >> We and Our Kinsfolk : Ephraim and Rebekah Waterman Briggs, Their Descendants and Ancestors, with a Few Collateral Branches
Boston: Beacon Press; 1887 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
141 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark blue-black cloth, 141 pages, gilt lettering, 2 indexes, endnotes, 5 b/w illustrations including 2 large fold-out heliotype family trees. ; Includes several Congregational clergymen and one Unitarian, the Rev. Charles Briggs, son of the Rev. Ephraim. ; Cloth lightly worn at extremities. Rear board shows several light scrape marks. Both fold-outs fragile, small closed tears to each near folds. Several pages have margin corrections very lightly penciled in. Hinges intact. Binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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56 Britannica >> Encyclopedia Britannica, 11e, 11th Edition, Complete in 29 Volumes : (Encyclopaedia) a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information
N. Y. : Encyclopaedia Britannica; 1911 Eleventh Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
8vo (9") 23 cm; Complete 29-vol set. Reddish-brown full leather bindings, spines stamped gilt, text in 2 columns. 28 vols of text + Index vol. Hundreds of b/w illustrations; scores of glossy plates, some in color; numerous b/w, 2-color, and 3-color maps per vol, many fold-outs. ; Preface by Hugh Chisholm. Handy edition stated. Full index of authors and their topics at front of each vol. Final vol contains complete index. About 900 pages per vol. Date on half titles is 1910-1911. Each article written new for this edition, by top experts in field; this is the Rolls Royce of encyclopedias. ; Minor wear, mainly to crowns of four vols, which show very small closed tears. No major defects. No marks. Interiors pristine. All bindings tight and intact. Extremely scarce in this condition. 
Price: 675.00 USD
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57 Britton, F. J. (Frederick James Britten) >> Escapements, the : Their Action, Construction and Proportion (Clocks and Watches)
Chicago: George K. Hazlitt & Company; 1895 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
66 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, no exterior lettering, tan floral-pattern endpapers, 66 pages, 21 detailed b/w diagrams with captions. ; Published in Chicago by George K. Hazlitt & Company, 1895.; Topics: Lever escapement. Cylinder escapement. Chronometer escapement. Pin pallet escapement. Pin wheel escapement. Duplex escapement. Dead beat escapement. Anchor escapement. Verge escapement. ; Very minor wear. Pages are slightly yellowed from age. No marks. (Amazonbuyers PLEASE note: their image does not match our book. Our book is blue unlettered cloth) 
Price: 23.00 USD
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58 Bronstein, Herbert >> Passover Haggadah, a : The New Union Haggadah, Central Conference of American Rabbis
N. Y. : Viking Press; 1982 Second Revised Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Leonard Baskin 
123 pages; Folio (14.25") 36 cm; Very tall hardcover, green cloth, 123 pages, numerous full-page color illustrations, 33 songs with tunes. English throughout, with headers, scripture passages and prayers in Hebrew and English. Song lyrics in transliterated Hebrew. ; Published under auspices, Central Conference of American Rabbis. Beautifully illustrated edition of Passover Seder liturgy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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59 Brown, William Moseley >> Highlights of Templar History
Greenfield, Ind: William Mitchell Printing Company; 1944 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
87 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt lettering and knight on front, 87 glossy pages, chronology of Templars in US from 1769 to 1816, 16 b/w photos and illustrations including chart showing development of Freemasonry and Templars from ancient times to today (in French) otherwise all text is English. ; Published under auspices, Grand Encampment, Knights Templar, United States of America. Foreword by Charles Noah Orr. Preface by author, with Andrew D. Agnew and Chalmers L. Pancoast, being the committee on Templar history. ; Cloth shows light wear at tips. Front free endpaper missing. Old b/w bookplate with name in fountain pen. Gilt on spine worn and nearly unreadable. Interior clean, binding tight. Quite scarce. ; Two items included: 1) small booklet, Highland Park (Michigan) Commandery No. 53, list of members, 1943, 24 pgs, affixed to front endpaper.. 2) booklet, Grand Commandery, Knights Templar of Michigan, 1943, 16 pgs, articles by William J. Cameron, Arthur J. Lacy, Fred B. Freeman, laid in. 
Price: 47.00 USD
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60 Brumwell, Jill Lowe >> Drummond Island's Part in the War of 1812 : (Signed)
Saginaw, Mich: Black Bear Press; 2012 0979426537 Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
293 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; White softcover, 293 pages, appendix, bibliography, 58 b/w photos and illustrations in text. Title page inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Part of Chippewa county, Michigan, Drummond Island sits at the northern tip Lake Huron on the border between the US and Canada. ; No defects. No marks apart from autograph. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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61 Brunhammer, Yvonne, and Georges Vindry >> Hymne au Parfum, Deux Siecles d'Histoire dans les Arts Decoratifs et la Mode Musee des Arts : Hymn to Perfume, Two Centuries of the Decorative Art and Fashion of Perfume
Paris: Musee des Arts Decoratifs Louvre; 1990 0999876015 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
100 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; French text throughout. Tall softcover, 100 glossy pages of text, 30 b/w photos in text, plus large rear pocket containing 40 color glossy plates with captions. Plates depict antique and modern perfume bottles, perfume advertisements by great artists, etc. ; Isbn 2901422292. Addfitional material written by Henriette Touillier Feyrabend, Jean-Luc Olivie, Claudette Joannis, Fabienne Falluel, Rejane Bargiel. ; Light wear to exterior which is of uncoated white paper, and faint wrinkles to covers here and there due to unusual construction of book. All plates are present and intact, except Plate 1 has small crease to one corner not affecting text or image. Plates wrapped in two narrow paper strips which are present but creased. Scarce. Sold as is. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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62 Bryant, William Cullen >> Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant : Collected and Arranged by the Author, Illustrated by One Hundred Engravings from Drawings by Birket Foster, Harry Fenn, Alfred Fredericks, and Others
N. Y. : D. Appleton & Company; 1878 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
501 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Full brown cloth, beveled boards, exquisite decor on front and spine in gilt and black and lettering in gilt, all edges gilt, floral endpapers, appendix of notes in very small type, b/w frontispiece portrait engraving by H. B. Hall Jr with tissue guard, 180 poems, 100 b/w illustrations in text. ; Copyright 1854. This is 4th edition, 1878. ; One of American's greatest poets, William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) was an ardent abolitionist and free speech advocate. His first great poem was Thanatopsis, published in 1817. For 52 years he was an editor at the New York Evening Post and at one time was vice president of the National Conference of Unitarian Churches. ; Cloth has small areas of fraying at crown and lower tips. Otherwise hardly any wear. No marks, no rips, no tears. A beautiful book. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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63 Buchanan, Bob >> Redford High School Senior Annual, June 1950 : Yearbook, Year Book, Redford, Michigan
Detroit: Redford High School; 1950 Softcover Poor 
72 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Softcover, brown pictorial leatherette covers, 52 unnumbered pages, b/w photos of seniors, clubs, faculty, football and other teams. Nice memorial page for Principal William R. Stocking, 1881-1949. ; Not to be confused with Redford Union high school, Redford high school was situated in northwest Detroit and served students in Old Redford, Grandmont, Rosedale Park and Brightmoor; it graduated two classes per year, one in January, one in June; each class had its own colors. This yearbook is for January graduating class of 1950, yellow and navy blue. ; We have graded this item Poor. Binding is almost completely shot but center pages are holding together. All pages are present but some are photocopies, not originals. Many leaves have small edge-tears and creases but everything is readable. Many marks, names, greetings, etc, in pen and pencil. Quite scarce. Sold as is. ; Items laid in: 1) color glossy photo of photocop from 50th Anniversary Reunion. 2) four articles on champion girls swim team, with Jean McConnell's name underlined, all photocopies. 3) clipping on birth of Jean McConnell in 1931, photocopy. 
Price: 74.00 USD
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64 Buchanan, Thompson >> Castle Comedy, the : 1e, 1st Edition, 1904
N. Y. : Harper & Brothers, Publishers; 1904 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket Illustrated by Elizabeth Shippen Green 
235 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, pale lavendar cloth, lettering and decor in white and gilt, 235 pages, green monochrome decorative page borders throughout, 4 full-color plates including very nice frontispiece. ; 1st edition, title page 1904, copyright page 1904. ; Light romance set in France, illustrated by the very underrated Elizabeth Shippen Green (1871-1954) prolific illustrator for Harper's Magazine and dozens of books. ; We have graded this item Very Good Minus. Cloth worn at extremities. Lower part of spine discolored. Owner name (B. M. GlenDening) on front blank page in old ink. Light foxing here and there. Binding tight. Overall still quite attractive. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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65 Bunkley, Josephine M. >> Testimony of an Escaped Novice, the : From the Sisterhood of St. Joseph, Emmettsburg, Maryland (1e, 1st Edition, 1855)
N. Y. : Harper & Brothers, Publishers; 1855 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
338 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, gilt spine lettering, pale yellow endpapers, 338 pages, + 10-pg publisher catalog in rear, footnotes, b/w frontispiece engraving of St. Joseph's Institution, 3 line diagrams showing floorplans of ground floor, second floor and third floor of entire complex. ; 1st edition. Same date. Super-title on title page: Miss Bunkley's Book. Complete subtitle: 'From the Sisterhood of St. Joseph, Emmettsburg [Emmitsburg], Maryland, the Mother-House of the Sisters of Charity in the United States.' ; Author tells harrowing true story of her ten months as nun-in-training with Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, where she experienced 'slave labor, physical abuse, emotional torment and the imminent threat of sexual coercion.' ; Exterior shows normal wear. Owner name (J. D. Slaughenhaupt, Smithsburg, Md) penciled on front endpaper in an old hand. Oldprice inked on same. A few pages have brackets penciled in margins. Light foxing here and there. Gilt lettering dull but readable. Binding tight. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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66 Burns, Natasha >> Safari Style
N. Y. : Stewart, Tabori & Chang; 1998 1556708599 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Tim Beddow 
216 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Tall hardcover, brown boards, yellow endpapers, 216 glossy pages, index, list of safari companies, several histoical b/w photos, 250 stunning full-color photos. ; Eastern African ornamental architecture, interiors, textures, patterns, colors, etc. ; Blurb: 'From the sweeping savannah to the exotic Indian ocean coastline, Safari Style captures the enduring appeal of the African Safari and reveals the secrets of combining simple luxuries with the lure of the wilderness'. ; One very tiny closed tear to jacket near crown. No other defects. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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67 Burtis, C. Edward, with Lee S. Roberts >> Real American Tragedy, The
Milwaukee, Wisc: Lee Foundation for Nutritional Research; 1960 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
262 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, dark red buckram cloth, 262 + [iv] pages, endnotes, bibliography. Warmly inscribed and dated 26 May 1961 and SIGNED by Lee S. Roberts. ; Copyright 1959. This is 2nd printing, 1960. Foreword by Lee S. Roberts (aka Dr. Royal Lee) president of the Lee Foundation for Nutritional Research, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. From jacket blurb: 'Here is the real story behind the rapid degeneration of American's young men, the boom in the tranquilizer market, the growing problem of juvenile delinquency, the high rate of divorce, etc, threatening changes that are destroying millions of Americans needlessly.' Author gives reams of scientific data on poor-nutrition processed foods, and recommendations for improving health through good nutrition. ; From the estate of a podiatrist. Book shows little wear, but many pages have ballpoint underlining, all done very neatly with ruler. Jacket has small chips at heel and crown but is all readable. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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68 Burton, John >> Conflict : Human Needs Theory
N. Y. : St. Martin's Press; 1993 033352148X Second Printing Softcover Good+ 
358 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; White softcover, [xxvi] + 358 pages, index, chapter endnotes, 16 chapters by various experts. ; Isbn on copyright page 033352148X. Isbn on cover 0312106181. Copyright 1990. This is 2nd printing, 1993. Foreword by Samuel W. Lewis. Essays on human needs theory, touching on sociology, psychology, political science, conflict resolution, philosophy, anthropology, biology. ; Very little wear, however, owner has neatly underlined many words and phrases in pencil, penciled margin notes here and there, and 25 pages have blue highlighting, none excessive. ; Conflict Series; Vol. 2 
Price: 29.00 USD
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69 Caine, Hall >> Eternal City, The, 1e : (1st Edition, 1901)
N. Y. : D. Appleton & Company; 1901 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
638 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Dark burgundy-red cloth, gilt lettering and decor, 638 pages + 10-pg publisher catalog in rear. ; 1st edition, 1901. Same date. NAP. Lists to this title. ; One of this popular Manx author's most celebrated novels, made into a play and two films in the early days of cinema. A modern (1902) romance set in London and Rome, with kings, barons, and the pope himself. ; Very light exterior wear. Gift note penned on front endpaper dated Dec 25, 1901. No other marks. Gilt is beautifully bright, no flaking or dullness visible. Binding tight. ; Laid in: small clipping on author reaching his 75th birthday (1928) ; (Please note: book looks much better than image, which shows blotchy moire pattern which is an artifact of scanning process, not part of the book) 
Price: 20.00 USD
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70 Caldicott, Helen Broinowski >> Desperate Passion, a : Helen Caldicott, an Autobiography (Signed)
N. Y. : W. W. Norton & Company; 1996 0393039471 Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
366 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Black cloth, tan boards, index, 14 b/w photos with captions. Front free endpaper SIGNED by author. ; Australian physician, founder of Women's Action for Nuclear Disarmament, president of Physicians for Social Responsibility, single-handedly launched major world campaign against nuclear weapons proliferation. ; Jacket in clear plastic cover neatly taped to boards. No other defects apart from author autograph. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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71 Campbell, Mary Mason >> Betty Crocker's Kitchen Gardens : A Year Round Guide to Growing and Using Herbs and Vegetables
N. Y. : Universal Publishing; 1971 Book Club Edition Hardcover Good+ in Fair dust jacket Illustrated by Tasha Tudor 
170 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Book Club Edition; Hardcover, green cloth, 170 pages, glossary, index, b/w illustrations throughout, 8 full-page color illustrations on glossy plates. ; Not just a cookbook, though it contains several recipes. A guide to savory herbs and vegetables and how to grow them. ; Exterior shows little wear. Light dent to upper edge, fore-edge spotted. Front four leaves have small spots, none affecting any text. No other defects to book. Jacket is faded, chipped, spotted, but all readable. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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72 Cannon, Frank >> Without Inhibitions (Paperback Original, 1963)
Chicago: Novel Books; 1963 Paperback Original Paperback Near Fine 
127 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Novel Number 60117. For adults only. Cover photo by Keith Bernard. 'From Novel Books, where the word taboo is the only taboo. Frank Cannon's erotic novel of an overly endowed beauty who thought that those endowments were all that she needed in this world'. ; Covers show a touch of sunning. Pages a bit yellowed from age. Tight and square, appears unread. Scarce in any condition. ; Novel Book Series; Vol. 60117 
Price: 8.00 USD
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73 Capell, Arthur >> New Fijian Dictionary, A : Fijian-English, English-Fijian, 2nd Edition, 1957
Glasgow: Wilson Guthrie & Company; 1957 Second Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
464 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small hardcover (5 x 7.5 inches) 13 x 19 cm, brown cloth, gilt lettering, [x] + 464 pages, introduction with table of dialects, plus appendixes and 2 large fold-outs in rear. The main text is a Fijian-English dictionary, with extensive data on word forms, grammar, etc. The second section is an English-Fijian dictionary, to be used as an index. ; Originally published 1941. This is 2nd edition, 1957. ; Words of Bau dialect of Fijian language, as taught in schools of Fiji, plus botanical words. Latin (English-language) characters throughout. ; A touch of shelfwear to bottom edge. Otherwise no signs of wear. The only notable defect is a small indentation to the front endpaper, apparently made long ago by a bookworm. No marks or scribbles. Pages are clean and crisp. Binding is tight. Appears to have never been used. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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74 Carawan, Guy, and Candie Carawan >> Freedom is a Constant Struggle : Songs of the Freedom Movement
N. Y. : Oak Publications; 1968 Second Printing Softcover Good+ 
224 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; SOFTCOVER. Brown pictorial covers, tons of b/w photos, numerous telling quotes and short poems from civil rights activists, 56 extraordinary songs with lyrics, guitar chords, and tunes in standard notation. ; Copyright 1968. This is 2nd printing, 1968. ; Quite worn. Top 1 inch of backstrip missing. Spine creased and rolled. Two page numbers penned on half title. Binding tight. Scarce in any condition. ; From estate of Bishop Moses Anderson of Detroit. Laid in: two small color glossy real photos of Anderson, who was an African American Roman Catholic Bishop. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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75 Carnell, Peter W. >> Ballads in the Charles Harding Firth Collection of the University of Sheffield : A Descriptive Catalogue with Indexes
Sheffield, England: University of Sheffield; 1979 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
204 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Tall brown softcover, [xvi] + 204 pages, 11 indexes and appendixes, over 1000 of broadsides (printed ballads) of the 1600s to early 1800s listed and described, 59 of which are shown in facsimile. Only one has a tune, some others have tunes indicated. ; Issn 03099229.; No defects. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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76 Carroll, J. M. , with Ross L. Range >> Trail of Blood, the : Following the Christians Down through the Centuries, Or, the History of Baptist Churches from the Time of Christ, Their Founder, to the Present Day
Lexington, Ky: Ashland Avenue Baptist Church; 1979 47th Edition Softcover Near Fine 
52 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small red softcover, stapled binding, 52 pages, bibliography, b/w portrait of author. ; Complete yet concise history of Christianity and the origins of the many different denomminations, written by a Southern Baptist. ; Originally published in 1931. This is 47th edition, 1979. Edited by Ross L. Range. Introduction by Clarence Walker. Complete subtitle: 'Following the Christians Down through the Centuries, Or, the History of Baptist Churches from the Time of Christ, Their Founder, to the Present Day.' ; Originally written as a series of lectures and accompanied by a fold-out historical chart. This item includes a copy of the chart, laid in. Inside rear cover (bibliography) partly unreadable, otherwise no defects to book. Chart is edgeworn, taped, and has been highlighted with red indelible ink to show progress of Baptist church. Scarce with chart. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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77 Carroll, J. M., with Clarence Walker >> Trail of Blood, the : Following the Christians Down through the Centuries, Or, the History of Baptist Churches from the Time of Christ, Their Founder, to the Present Day
Lexington, Ky: Ashland Avenue Baptist Church; 1931 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
55 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small red softcover, 55 pages, bibliography, b/w portrait of author, wonderful fold-out historical chart in rear, printed in black and red, as issued. ; 1st edition, 1931. Introduction by Clarence Walker. ; Complete yet concise history of Christianity and the origins of the many different denominations, written by a Southern Baptist. ; Covers a bit faded. Front and rear inner pages yellowed around edges. Otherwise no defects, no marks, no wear. Scarce with chart. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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78 Cary, Alice, and Phoebe Cary, with Mary Clemmer Ames >> Ballads for Little Folk : Poems by Alice and Phoebe Cary
N. Y. : Hurd & Houghton; 1874 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
189 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, gilt lettering, ornate decor in black and gilt, [viii] + 189 pages, dozes of small b/w illustrations, about 50 original poems. ; Edited by Mary Clemmer Ames. Title page 1874. Copyright page 1875. ; Beloved sister poets, Alice and Phoebe Cary were among the most published American authors of the 19th century. These quaint old poems of nature, animals, and childhood adventures will delight children of all ages. ; This is an actual book from 1875, not a flimsy overprice d reprint. ; This book was in the hands of children long ago who scribbled on endpapers and title page in pencil. Old b/w bookplate. Brown booktape over spine. Interior all readable, all pages attached, binding tight. Sold as is. ; Nineteenth Century American Literature, Series A, the Ohio Valley Series 
Price: 20.00 USD
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79 Cerullo, Morris (Rev) >> Miracle Book, the : How You Can Live in a Rhythm of Miracles Using 5 Simple Steps
San Diego, Calif: Morris Cerullo World Evangelism; 1992 Third Printing Softcover Near Fine 
169 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Red softcover, [xvi] + 169 + 6 pages, 12 b/w photos. ; Copyright 1984. This is 3rd printing, 1992. ; Chapter headings include: I believe in a God of miracles. See God as he is. See your problems as miracle opportunities. Plant a miracle seed. The day God rained manna from heaven. We haven't seen anything yet. More. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or major defects. Quite scarce. ; Items laid in: 1) small glossy flyer for Heaven, a sermon on audiocassette. 2) two pink business-reply envelopes from author-publisher. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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80 Champion, David J. >> Scientific Facts : And Other Practical Information Relative to Victor Rivets, Boiler, Ship and Structural
Cleveland, Oh: Champion Rivet Company; 1922 Fifth Edition Softcover Near Fine 
68 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Softcover, stiff green covers, green endpapers, 68 pages, hundreds of blueprint-style diagrams, 20 lists and tables of specs, 18 b/w photos. Glossy throughout. ; Company history and technical data on their Victor (brand) steel rivets. Company founded 1895. This book is 5th edition, 1922. Two photos show massive US Navy battleship and massive Panama Canal lock for which this company furnished rivets. ; Book shows no marks, no wear, just a slight wrinkle to bound edge, as issued. Quite scarce in any condition. ; Laid in: 1) 19-page booklet, Steel, Plates, Shapes, Sheets, Strips and Rectangular Bars for Welded Structures, Specifications Number 57-114-1A, with 24 tables of specs, published by US Army, 1942. 2) 4 stapled pages, same title, dated three months later, with supplements and changes. 3) one 2-sided sheet, same title, dated two years later, with changes. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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81 Charnay, Desire >> Ancient Cities of the New World, the : Being Voyages and Explorations in Mexico and Central America from 1857-1882
N. Y. : Harper & Brothers; 1888 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
562 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover, dark steel-blue cloth, gilt lettering on front and spine, red and silver and gilt illustration of ancient Toltec or Mayan sculptured pottery face on front, [xlvi] + 514 + 2 pages, about 220 illustrations and diagrams in text, large fold-out map of Toltec Migrations in southern Mexico. ; Written by Désiré Charnay (1828-1915) who explored Mexico 1857-1861, 1880-1883, making both anthropological and archaeological investigations. Translated from the French by Mrs. J. Gonino and Helen Stevens Conant. Originally published 1884. This English edition copyright 1887, published 1888. Expedition financed by Pierre Lorillard IV of New York. Book introduced by Allen Thorndike Rice. ; Overall a beautiful book. Cloth is chipped at heel, worn at tips. No other defects. No marks or writing. Binding tight. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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82 Chase, A. W. (Alvin Wood) with Lorenzo Davis >> Dr. Chase's Third, Last and Complete Receipt Book and Household Physician : Practical Knowledge for the People, Memorial Edition
Detroit: F. B. Dickerson & Company; 1889 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
865 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Brown textured leatherette boards, gold spine lettering, [xvi] + 865 pages, several b/w illustrations, 2 indexes, glossary of medical terms. Bulk of the text concerns recipes (here called receipts) for all manner of pioneer foods, plus many for preparations such as cleaners, fertilizers, and fabric dyes. Another section discusses home remedies, nursing, midwifery, etc. There are also sections of agricultural, mechanical, and beekeeping tips. ; Memorial Edition stated, with brief bio of author by the Rev. Lorenzo Davis of Ann Arbor. ; Copyright 1886. This edition 1889. This is an actual book from 1889, not a facsimile reprint or print-on-demand fake. ; Complete title is a mile long, as was customary in the days before publishers put all advertising on jacket. ; Book shows no major defects, except that binding does not appear to be original, but perhaps from 1930s. A touch of foxing to front 3 leaves. Pages are yellowed from age but not brittle. No marks. Binding is tight. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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83 Cherry, Matt, with Tom Flynn and Timothy Madigan >> Imagine There's No Heaven : Voices of Secular Humanism
Amherst, N. Y. : Council for Secular Humanism; 1997 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
103 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Pale blue pictorial covers, 11 articles by various experts. ; Compiled by editors of Free Inquiry Magazine. Authors include: scientist Richard Dawkins, feminist Camille Paglia, neurophilosopher Patricia Smith Churchland, actor (and president of the World Federalist IMovement) Peter Ustinov, journalist (and famed critic of everything religious) Christopher Hitchens, more. ; Book shows a touch of shelfwear. No other defects. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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84 Chichester, Dermot >> Christie's Dearborn : Unique Design Prototype and Concept Auto Show Models from the Ford Motor Company Collection
Beverly Hills, Calif: Christie's Publications; 2001 Softcover Near Fine 
150 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Tall black softcover, about 200 high-quality full-color photos including at least three photos of each vehicle. Each vehicle described in great detail. ; This is a magnificent glossy 150-page original Christie's auction catalog for sale number 1176, 16 June 2002, where 58 stunning concept cars and prototypes from 1962 to 1999 were auctioned in Dearborn, Michigan. ; No visible wear to catalog. Laid in: 1) Sheet with prices realized from this auction. 2) Different sheet with prices realized from this auction, showing item names and buyerpremiums. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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85 Childs, Mary Fairfax >> De Namin' ob de Twins, 1e : (1st Edition, 1908) and Other Sketches from the Cotton Land, Illustrated by Edward H. Potthast
N. Y. : B. W. Dodge & Company; 1908 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Edward H. Potthast 
139 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Ex-Library; Beautiful pale green cloth decorated on front in white and black with log cabin, banjoes and cotton plants, gilt lettering on front and spine, 22 short stories and poems in African American southern dialect, 8 b/w glossy plates with captions. ; Same date. Warning: Includes racist material. ; Front endpaper marked in fountain pen and stamped with library name. Dewey decimal number on heel. Rear endpaper has primitive library pocket affixed. No other library marks. One plate is bound in upside down, as issued. Overall book shows very light wear. Binding tight. Quite attractive. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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86 Cholmondeley Pennell, H. >> Fishing Gossip : Or, Stray Leaves from the Note-Books of Several Anglers
Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black; 1868 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
329 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, tan leather spine and corners, green cloth over boards, green marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, [xii] + 329 + 4 pages, laid paper throughout, 2 b/w illustrations, 24 chapters by various authors including Jonathan Couch, Edward N. Murta, Thomas Tod Stoddart, more. ; Copyright 1866. This printing 1868. This is an actual book from 1868, not a flimsy computer-generated reprint. ; Light exterior wear only. No marks or scribbles. Gilt lettering bright and sharp. Binding tight. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 57.00 USD
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87 Chorbajian, Ropovt >> Shirag Songbook, Volume 3 : Popular and Classic Armenian Songs with Music
Beirut, Lebanon: Shirag Press; 1967 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
208 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, blue boards, 208 pages, 80 songs with tunes, piano accompaniments, and most also with lyrics in Armenian. Each song includes at least one verse in transliterated Armenian, otherwise text is entirely in Armenian. Introduction in parallel English and Armenian. ; Volume 3 stated, of a series of at least 4. ; Wonderful collection of folklore songs, troubador songs, dance songs, art songs, etc, of Armenia. Published in Beirut by Shirag Press, Hannessian Brothers. ; Light bump to heel. Coating along hinges starting to flake, as usual. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce. ; Shirag Songbook Series; Vol. 3 
Price: 32.00 USD
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88 Chorbajian, Ropovt >> Shirag Songbook, Volume 4 : Popular and Classic Armenian Songs with Music
Beirut, Lebanon: Shirag Press; 1970 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
208 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, blue boards, 208 pages, about 80 songs with tunes, piano accompaniments, and most also with lyrics in Armenian. Each song includes at least one verse in transliterated Armenian, otherwise text is entirely in Armenian. Introduction in parallel English and Armenian. Errata sheet bound in rear, as issued. ; Volume 4 stated, of a series of 4. ; Wonderful collection of folklore songs, troubador songs, jazz songs, love songs, songs by Gomidas, etc, of Armenia. Published in Beirut by Shirag Press, Hannessian Brothers. ; Very minor wear only. Scarce. ; Items laid in: 1) publisher's flyer, dated 1971, in Armenian. 2) publisher's pamphlet in English and Armenian. 3) original sales receipt dated 1972.; Shirag Songbook Series; Vol. 4 
Price: 38.00 USD
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89 Christie, Agatha >> Murder on the Orient Express : Originally Published in the United States as Murder in the Calais Coach
N. Y. : Dodd, Mead & Company; 1976 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Allan Mardon 
213 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Book Club Edition; Hardcover, dark green boards, [iv] + 213 pages. ; Originally published 1933. Copyright 1960. Jacket states Book Club Edition. Classic mystery made into several films. Jacket for this edition features b/w illustrations (by Allan Mardon) of 1976 film stars including Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery, Vanessa Redgrave, Michael York, Jacqueline Bisset, Anthony Perkins, Richard Widmark, more. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. Jacket is remarkably clean intact with only light edgewear and a touch of rubbing. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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90 Chroman, Eleanor >> Songs That Children Sing
N. Y. : Oak Publications; 1987 0825600111 Revised Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
120 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, 120 pages, 71 folklore songs from 29 countries, given in 24 different languages plus singable English, with tunes, lyrics, easy piano arrangements, and guitar chords, with brief info on background of each song. Illustrated throughout with wonderful b/w photos. ; Copyright 1970. This is revised edition, 1987. Authentic folklore children's songs from around the world. ; A few pages bound out of order but none missing. Heel bumped and lower front cover wrinkled. Otherwise appears unused. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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91 Clark, Hulda Regher >> Cure for all Cancers, the : Including over 100 Case Histories of Persons Cured
Chula Vista, Calif: New Century Press; 1993 Softcover As New 
623 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; 623 pages. ; Blurb: 'New research findings show there is a single cure for all cancers. This book provides exact instructions for their cure. Plus two revolutionary electronic circuits, one to diagnose and monitor progress, the other to zap parasites and bacteria.' ; No defects. Still in original shrinkwrap. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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92 Clark, Marvin H. Jr. >> Pinnell and Talifson : Last of the Great Brown Bear Men
Anchorage, Alaska: Great Northwest Publishing & Distributing Company; 1981 0937708003 Fourth Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
224 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, 224 pages, 44 b/w photos on glossy plates, with captions. ; Copyright 1980. This is 4th printing, October 1981. Written by longtime bear hunter in Alaska who served as field assistant and senior guide with legendary Kodiak hunting team of Bill Pinnell and Morris Talifson. Foreword by " Slamming " Sam Snead Jr. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. Jacket has small closed tear and wrinkle to edge, not affecting any text or illustrations. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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93 Clark, Marvin H. Jr. >> Track of the Kodiak
Anchorage, Alaska: Great Northwest Publishing & Distribution Company; 1984 0937708011 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
224 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, 224 pages, 1 table, 80 b/w photos on glossy plates, with captions. ; Memoirs of longtime bear hunter in Alaska who served as a hunting guide with the legendary team of Bill Pinnell and Morris Talifson. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. Jacket shows light foxing but is all redable and intact. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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94 Clausi, John, and James C. Titus 101 Big Hits for Guitar
Hialeah, Fla: Columbia Pictures Publications; 1978 Softcover Good+ 
312 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, red and yellow covers, 312 pages, 101 hit songs of the 1960s-1970s with tunes, lyrics, guitar chords and chord diagrams. No piano accompaniments. ; Columbia Guitar Series; Vol. 9 
Price: 10.00 USD
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95 Coggin, Walter A. >> Holy Bible with the Confraternity Text, the : The Catholic Bible, White Imitation Leather, Red Letter Edition, with Apocrypha
Chicago: Good Counsel Publishing Company; 1961 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
1309 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Large white bible, white textured imitation leather, red cross on front with gold lettering and decor, gold lettering over red bands on spine, red endpapers, all edges gilt, red page-marker ribbon, [xlviii] + 32 + 842 + 240 + 70 + 77 pages, 1309 total pages, main text in 3 columns, footnotes, several full-page color-glossy illustrations, description of parts of the mass, family record pages, etc, etc. Includes apocrypha. ; Imprimatur Walter A. Coggin. Nihil obstat Bernard L. Rosswog. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Ribbon slightly creased, otherwise book appears unused. No jacket, as issued. Quite a handsome Bible. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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96 Coghlan, Herbert Henery >> Notes on Prehistoric and Early Iron in the Old World : Including a Metallographic and Metallurgical Examination of Specimens Selected by the Pitt Rivers Museum
Oxford, England: Oxford University Press; 1977 Second Edition Softcover Very Good 
144 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Stiff gray covers, index, endnotes, about 200 b/w line diagrams in text, 144 pages of text + 16 plates with 50 high-gloss photos and photomicrographs. ; Issn 03067343. Copyright 1956. This is 2nd edition, 1977. Authored by Herbert Henery Coghlan. Edited by T. K. Penniman and B. M. Blackwood. Article on Metallographic and Metallurgical Examination of Specimens Selected by the Pitt Rivers Museum, by I. M. Allen. ; Light wear to tips. Covers lightly sunned, one crosscrack to spine, original pr ice inked out on front cover, small pric e sticker inside front cover, as issued. Interior clean, binding tight. ; Occasional Papers on Technology Series; Vol. 8 
Price: 13.00 USD
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97 Cole, William, with Norman Monath >> Folk Songs of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales
Garden City, N. Y. : Doubleday & Company; 1961 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone 
243 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Tall hardcover, [xii] + 243 pages, 2 indexes, discography, illustrated throughout with charming monochrome drawings, about 100 songs with tunes, lyrics, guitar chords, and full piano accompaniments in standard notation, and with historical info. English throughout, with some songs in Irish and English, or Welsh and English. ; Music arranged by Norman Montath. Typography by Diana Klemin. Of one the best song collections of its type. Includes the rare beauty 'Fairest Gwen.' ; Owner name penned on reverse of front free endpaper. Otherwise book shows little wear. Jacket unclipped but has small edge chips. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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98 Coleman, Satis N, and Alice G. Thorn >> Singing Time : A Book of Songs for Little Children
N. Y. : John Day Company; 1929 Seventeenth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Ruth Hambidge 
60 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, orange cloth, [xii] + 48 pages, 40 original songs with tunes, lyrics, and piano accompaniments. Illustrated throughout with charming monochrome drawings ; Blurb: Small songs for very young children. Subtitle on title page: Songs for nursery and school. Copyright 1929. This is 17th printing. ; Book shows almost no wear. Two facing pages have small smudge, otherwise no marks or defects. Jacket clipped, with small edge chips, but all readable. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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99 Collins, W. Lucas >> Homer's Iliad : (Homer, the Iliad, Ancient Classics Series, 1885)
N. Y. : John B. Alden, Publisher; 1885 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
141 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small hardcover (4.25 x 6.25 inches) 108 x 157 mm, green cloth, gilt spine lettering, footnotes, introduction and concluding chapter by the Rev. William Lucas Collins. English throughout, mostly in prose, but some passages in rhyming verse. ; This edition copyright 1883. This printing 1885. ; Cloth shows only minor wear. Owner name and date (Joseph A. Maggini Jr, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1886) very neatly penned on front endpaper. No other marks. Pages a bit yellowed from age. No other defects. Scarce in this condition. ; Ancient Classics Series 
Price: 15.00 USD
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100 Conolly, Yvonne, with Gloria Cameron and Sonia Singham >> Mango Spice : 44 Caribbean Songs
London: A. & C. Black; 1981 0713621079 Second Printing Softcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Maggie Ling 
96 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Oblong softcover, double wire spiral binding, 96 pages, bibliography, discography, b/w illustrations throughout, 44 songs with tunes, lyrics, guitar chords, simple piano arrangements, and many also with harmony parts or parts for other instruments. Includes background info on each song, explanations of dialect words, etc. ; Compiled by Yvonne Conolly, Gloria Cameron, Sonia Singham. Music arranged by Chris Cameron, Vallin Miller. ; Blurb: 'Reggae, calypso, rounds and ska, songs for all ages, together with dances, recipes, games and more.' ; Very little wear. Owner name penned on title page. A few songs have pencil marks. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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