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201 Hope, John III >> Long Day's Journey Into Light, a : School Desegregation in Prince George's County, Maryland
Washington, D. C. : US Commission on Civil Rights; 1976 Softcover Good+ 
464 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Ex-Library; Large softcover, 464 pages, extensive footnotes, chronology, 30 tables, 2 appendixes, 6 small maps. ; Written under auspices, United States Commission on Civil Rights. Clearinghouse Publication 52, March, 1976. Report edited by John Hope III, Office of Program and Policy Review. ; In Prince George's County, Maryland, bordering on Washington DC, schools were segregated by law, and neighborhoods were segregated by secret real estate practices, until legal action occurred in 1972.; All the usual library marks. Clear book tape over spine. Interior clean, binding tight, all pages attached. Quite scarce. Sold as is. ; Clearinghouse Publication Series; Vol. 52 
Price: 55.00 USD
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202 Hope, Robert Charles >> Glossary of Dialectal Place-Nomenclature, a : To Which is Appended a List of Family Names Pronounced Differently from What the Spelling Suggests
Detroit: Gale Research Company; 1968 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
158 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, gray cloth, red endpapers, [xii] + 158 pages, about 1000 English and Welsh place names listed with their common spelling, their local pronunciation (s) written phonetically, and their county, followed by a full index by county, plus an appendix of unusually-spelled family names and their pronunciations. ; Originally published in London, 1883. This is a high-quality facsimile reprint, 1968.; Minimal library marks, mostly on front endpaper. Otherwise book appears unused. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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203 Hopekirk, Helen >> Seventy Scottish Songs : For Low Voice
Boston: Oliver Ditson Company; 1905 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
189 pages; Folio (12.75") 33 cm; Tall hardcover, beige cloth over spine, dark olive green cloth over boards, gilt lettering, top edge gilt, [xii] + 189 pages, b/w portrait photo of arranger Helen Hopekirk on glossy plate, 70 beautiful ancient and old Scottish songs, arranged to be sung as art songs, with tunes, lyrics, and full piano. English throughout, with some song titles in English and Scottish Gaelic. ; Cloth lightly worn at tips. Front endpaper has beautiful antique bookplate, plus owner name and short verse in fountain pen, plus another owner name in pencil dated 1924. Lacks jacket. Main defect: small splotches of ink at crown, not affecting any lettering. Interior clean, binding tight. ; Musicians Library Series; Vol. 18 
Price: 56.00 USD
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204 Hough, Emerson >> Mississippi Bubble, 1e, First Edition, 1902 : How the Star of Good Fortune Rose and Set and Rose Again, by a Woman's Grace, for One John Law of Lauristan, a Novel
Indianapolis: Bowen-Merrill Company; 1902 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Henry Hutt 
452 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, dark gray-green ribbed cloth, striking silver lettering and decor. 6 glossy b/w illustrations including frontispiece. 17-page publisher catalog at rear. ; Same date, no other printings. Based on true events. Complete subtitle: 'How the Star of Good Fortune Rose and Set and Rose Again, by a Woman's Grace, for One John Law of Lauristan, a Novel'. ; Front endpaper notation dated Dec 25, 1902. Laid in: old strip of paper, on which is written in old ink, 'Love to mamma for a very happy birthday'. One blank rear page corgorbled. Book shows light edgewear. No other flaws. Quite scarce. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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205 Howard, Maria Willett >> Lowney's Cook Book : Illustrated in Colors, a New Guide for the Housekeeper, Revised Edition, 1921
Boston: Walter M. Lowney Company; 1921 Second Revised Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
448 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, black lettering and decor, [viii] + 395 + 45 pages, 448 total pages, index, glossary, 18 color glossy illustrations of cuts of meat, 16 color glossy illustrations of desserts, about 1100 recipes. Chapter on cold-pack canning by Ralph E. Conder. ; Copyright 1912. This is 2nd Edition, Revised, 1921. Published by the company that manufactures Lowney's Chocolates, Cocoa, Cream Bars, etc, but containing recipes of all kinds. ; Complete subtitle: 'Illustrated in Colors, a New Guide for the Housekeeper, Especially Intended as a Full Record of Delicious Dishes Sufficient for Any Well-To-Do Family, Clear Enough for the Beginner, and Complete Enough for Ambitious Providers, Prepared and Revised by One of the Most Experienced and Successful Teachers of Cooking in the Country, as the Latest Fruits of Practical and Scientific Knowledge of the Art.' ; This item was in a kitchen, some pages show small pale spots. Normal edgewear. One index page partly torn, not affecting any text. No marks or scribbles. Binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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206 Howe, Walter J. >> Professional Gunsmithing : A Textbook on the Repair and Alteration of Firearms, with Detailed Notes and Suggestions Relative to the Equipment and Operation of a Commercial Gunshop
Georgetown, S. C. : Small Arms Technical Publishing Company; 1946 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by John B. Moll Jr. 
543 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, blue-green buckram cloth, gold lettering, [ix] + 524 + 10 pages, index, bibliography, appendixes, 104 b/w figures and diagrams, 17 b/w photos and illustrations on glossy plates. ; Copyright by Thomas G. Samworth. Illustrations by John B. Moll Jr. Frontispiece illustrations by Gayle Hoskins. ; Topics include: Setting up a gun shop. Special tools. Cleaning actions. Removing bore obstructions. Small repairs. Mounting sights. Revolver repairs. Automatic pistol repairs. Rifle repairs. Grinding. Polishing. Blueing. More. ; A few very small spots to fore-edge. Otherwise book shows hardly any signs of use. ; Samworth Firearms Books Series 
Price: 20.00 USD
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207 Howells, William Dean >> Register, the : Farce
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Company; 1893 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
91 pages; 24mo (5.25") 14 cm; Small hardcover (3.75 x 5.25 inches) 95 x 135 mm, dark green cloth decorated in black and gilt, all edges orange, 91 pages, ads for authors other books on endpapers. ; Copyright 1893 and 1884. Title page date 1893. ; Satirical dialogues set in boarding house on imaginary Melancthon street, Boston. William Dean Howells lived 1837-1920, poet, dramatist, literary critic, author of Rise of Silas Lapham and other popular books; columnist for Harper's Magazine 1900-1920, active Unitarian. ; Gift note penned on front blank page in old ink ('Three I love I say, Wells B. Ittmar, from Max'). Pale dampstain affects upper part of pages throughout, all text quite readable. Exterior rubbed, light edgewear. Binding tight. Quite scarce. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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208 Hubbard, Elbert >> So Here Cometh White Hyacinths : Being a Book of the Heart Wherein is an Attempt to Body Forth Ideas and Ideals for the Betterment of Men, Eke Women, Who Are Preparing for Life by Living
East Aurora, N. Y. : Roycrofters; 1907 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Jules Gaspard 
161 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Published in the year 1907, by Roycrofters, an amazing publishing house where paper was made by hand, printing was by handpress, bindings were handsewn, and books were beautiful. This edition is bound in rich brown suede leather with yapp edges, title and decor stamped in black on front, dark brown moire-cloth liners, 161 heavy-duty pages, brown page-marker ribbon, monochrome decorative initials and headers. ; Frontispiece b/w portraits of Elbert Hubbard and Alice Moore Hubbard by Jules Gaspard. ; A book of wisdom and advice from one of the most well-known freethinkers of the era, this book also contains a brief biography of Alice Hubbard, author's wife. ; Small chip to leather at crown, very small tear near heel. A touch of foxing here and there. No other defects. Book is in remarkably good condition compared to most books of this type. ; Laid in: old silver-gelatin photo of unknown person, caption penciled on back: 'Was starting for Colorado' 
Price: 35.00 USD
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209 Hubbard, Elbert >> Man of Sorrows, The, a Little Journey to the Home of Jesus of Nazareth : Being a Sincere Attempt to Sketch the Life, Times and Teachings, and with Truth Limn the Personality of the Judean Prophet
East Aurora, N. Y. : Roycrofters; 1904 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
150 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Published in November, 1904, by Roycrofters, an amazing publishing house where paper was made by hand, printing was by handpress, bindings were handsewn, and books were beautiful. This edition is bound in rich gray-brown suede leather with yapp edges, gilt title on front, pale gray moire-cloth liners, 150 heavy-duty pages, b/w decorations on title page, b/w decorative initials. ; Complete title: 'The Man of Sorrows, A Little Journey to the Home of Jesus of Nazareth : Being a Sincere Attempt to Sketch the Life, Times and Teachings, and with Truth Limn the Personality of the Judean Prophet'. ; Elbert Hubbard was a liberal Christian Universalist who viewed Jesus as an inspired being. ; Small chips to leather on upper edge. Two facing pages tanned from pressed flower laid in. Otherwise in remarkably good condition compared to most books with this type of binding. Everything readable. Binding tight. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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210 Hullah, John >> Song Book, the : Words and Tunes from the Poets and Musicians
London: Macmillan & Company; 1877 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
368 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Small hardcover, dark blue-black cloth, gilt lettering, black endpapers, [xx] + 368 + 4 pages, index, endnotes, 264 songs collected from manuscripts of 1600s-1800s, with tunes in standard notation. ; Copyright 1866. This printing 1877. ; Wonderful collection of classic old songs of England, Scotland, Ireland, some by popular composers, some folklore. ; Cloth shows light wear. Front endpaper chipped and fragile. Binding tight. ; Golden Treasury Series 
Price: 18.00 USD
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211 Ingersoll, Robert Green >> (Religion and Atheism) Mistakes of Ingersoll and His Answers Complete
Chicago: Rhodes & McClure Publishing Company; 1889 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
562 pages; 8vo (8") 20 cm; Hardcover. Black cloth, gilt lettering, 128 + 151 + 92 + 32 + 158 pages plus 6 pages of publisher's ads in rear, including ad for Audiphone, instrument for conveying sounds to the deaf. Several b/w portraits and illustrations. ; Reprint of 1882 original, this dated 1889. Ingersoll's lectures refuted by David Swing, William Henry Ryder, Henry Ward Beecher, Brooke Hereford, Monro Gibson, Rabbi Wise, W. F. Crafts, Arthur Swazey, Robert Collyer, Frederick Perry Powers, Bishop Samuel Fallows, Simeon Gilbert, James Maclaughlin, Pere Hyacinthe, others. (Robert G. Ingersoll, lived 1833-1899, was the most famous orator of his day, a brilliant, openly agnostic speaker who attacked and exposed hypocrisy, intolerance, cruelty, bigotry in all forms, and was frequently attacked by supporters of same, especially the ultra-religious) ; Cloth heavily worn, 1cm missing at crown. Pages quite yellowed. Spine gilt worn off completely. Owner name penciled on front endpaper. Endpapers split along both hinges. All pages attached. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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212 James, George G. M. with Indus Khamit Kush >> Stolen Legacy : Greek Philosophy Was the Offspring of the Egyptian Mystery System
Buffalo, N. Y. : Eworld Inc; 2012 1617590746 Softcover Near Fine 
190 pages; Oblong 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Softcover, [x] + 190 pages, index, endnotes, one small b/w diagram. ; Copyright 1954. This new edition, with new foreword by Indus Khamit Kush, 2012. ; Subtitle on front: 'Greek Philosophy was the Offspring of the Egyptian Mystery System.' Subtitle on title page: 'Greek Philosophy is Stolen Egyptian Philosophy.' ; Bookstore name stamped inside rear cover. Otherwise only a touch of wear. ; Laid in: 1) bookmark promoting Fear Of The Black Man, book by G. M. Merritt. 2) two real photos of the Most Rev. Moses B. Anderson, who was an African American Roman Catholic bishop in Detroit. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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213 Jefferson, Thomas, with Roche, Foote, Harrington >> Jefferson Bible, the : The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth, with the Annotated Commentaries on Religion of Thomas Jefferson
N. Y. : Clarkson N. Potter; 1964 Hardcover Near Fine in Fair dust jacket 
384 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, endpaper maps, endnotes. Text is in three main sections: 1) The Jefferson Bible, reprinted in beautiful text, English only. 2) Complete set of facsimile pages from Jefferson's original scrapbook Bible, with parallel texts in Greek, Latin, French, English, covering 82 spreads. 3) Commentaries on the Bible, extracted from Jefferson's letters. ; Facsimile pages are somewhat dark and may be difficult to read without a magnifying glass. ; This is the famous Bible arranged by Thomas Jefferson literally from pieces of the New Testament. This (new) edition is edited by Owen I. A. Roche, religious historian. Introduction by Rev. Dr. Henry Wilder Foote, Unitarian historian and Harvard professor. Foreword by Rev. Dr. Donald Szantho Harrington, author, activist and Unitarian preacher. ; Book shows only a whisper of shelfwear. Jacket is quite faded and worn, spine edges taped by owner for reinforcement, pr ice on inner flap crossed out and another penned in, no significant chips, everything readable. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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214 Jenkins, Melinda June >> Pure Bentley, a Motoring Journal from Crewe, England : The Stories Behind the Story, Edition 1, September 2009
Crewe, England: Bentley Motors; 2009 Softcover Fine 
120 pages; Folio (14") 36 cm; Very large softcover, 14 inches tall, 36 cm tall. Green pictorial covers, 120 glossy pages, tons of photos, some historical b/w, over 100 in full color including an amazing gatefold centerpiece. ; Giant stunning promotional book for Bentley Motors, in particular the Bentley Mulsanne, a luxury car that consists of over 50% handcrafting. ; This item is from collection of Peter Foss, former president, Toy Car Collectors Club and Model Car Collectors Association. ; No defects. Crisp. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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215 Jensen, Phil >> Bulletin, The, International Association of Automotive Modelers, Lot of 8 Issues : Volume 17, Number 1, Jan-Feb 1967 to Vol-17, No-6, Nov-Dec 1967 ; Plus Vol-15, No-5, Sep-Oct 1966
Newport News, Va: IAAM: International Association of Automotive Modelers; 1967 Softcover Near Fine 
4to (11") 28cm; Newsletter-style publication. Each issue hole-punched and placed in loose-leaf binder by subscriber. ; 12 to 20 pages per issue, plus front and rear covers. Numerous b/w photos and line drawings, several fold-out illustrations. ; This lot from collection of Peter Foss, founder and vice president, Toy Car Collectors Club, author of several articles. Also includes original carbons of 7 hand-written pages of draft article by same, dated 1968. ; No defects apart from minor edgewear, tiny holes from removed staples. Binder worn but intact. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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216 Jochsberger, Tzipora, and Velvel Pasternak >> Harvest of Jewish Song, A
Cedarhurst, N. Y. : Tara Publications; 1980 0933676018 Softcover Very Good 
144 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, 143 pages, index, 73 Hebrew folklore songs with tunes, guitar chords and full piano accompaniment. Each song has transliterated Hebrew lyrics in music, plus, printed at bottom of page, Hebrew (or a few in Yiddish) in Hebrew alphabet, plus brief English translation. ; Piano arrangements by Natan Brand, Cathy Waldman, Richard Neumann. ; Moderate edgewear. Interior clean, binding tight. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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217 Johnson, Helen Kendrick >> Our Familiar Songs and Their Authors : 300 Standard and Popular Songs, Arranged with Piano Accompaniment, and Preceded by Sketches of the Authors and Histories of the Songs
N. Y. : H. M. Caldwell Company; 1896 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
660 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, tan cloth, gilt and green lettering and decor, top edge gilt, floral endpapers, [xiv] + 660 pages, index, 300 songs with tunes, lyrics, full piano, plus detailed historical info on each. ; Copyright 1881. This edition 1896. ; Topics include: Songs of reminiscence. Songs of home. Songs of the sea. Songs of hopeless love. Songs of happy love. Convivial songs. Religious songs. More. ; Clean, bright, tight, hardly any sign of use. Two leaves have small closed edge-tears not affecting any text. 
Price: 34.00 USD
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218 Johnson, John Henry >> Bawdy Ballads and Lusty Lyrics : A Curious Collection of Somewhat Salty Classics Seldom Sung in Sunday School
Indianapolis: Maxwell Droke, Publisher; 1935 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
80 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small hardcover, brown cloth over spine, pale orange illustrated boards, 80 pages, 66 poems of questionable taste. Introductiony commentary and a few footnotes. Some entries from famous poets, some obscure, some anonymous; many are song lyrics but there are no tunes. ; 'A gallimaufry of ballads, lyrics and songs, of soldiers, sailors, cowboys, tough men and wanton women, gin, sin and debauchery.' ; Boards show soiling around edges. Owner name, address, and date penned on front endpaper in old ink. A few small spots to pages. Everything readable. Binding tight. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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219 Johnson, Mason Purnell >> History and Gossip in Mother Goose Rhymes : (Signed)
Detroit: Harlo Press; 1983 0818700513 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Evelyn Wright Signed by Author
64 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, black boards, gold lettering and decor, 64 pages, bibliography, more than 50 well-known nursery rhymes given and explained. ; Copyright 1981. This is 3rd printing, 1983.; Minor exterior wear. One leaf has small spot in margin. Front endpaper SIGNED by author. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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220 Johnson, Vera >> Vera Johnson Song Book Number One, the : (No. 1)
Langley, B. C. : Zax Music Publishing; 1974 Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Alison Callihoo 
59 pages; 4to (11") 28cm; Tall tan softcover, 59 pages, 30 original songs with tunes, lyrics, guitar chords, and notes. ; Sarcastic protest and anti-establishment songs. Topics include oppression, Vietnam War, censorship, industrial pollution, cannabis, etc. Amusing song about Pierre Trudeau in English and French. ; Publisher address (Vancouver) penned over old address, a few updated lyrics penned in, as issued. Light wear and soiling. Quite scarce. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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221 Josephus, Flavius, translated by William Whiston >> Life and Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish Historian and Celebrated Warrior : With Three Dissertations Concerning Jesus Christ, John the Baptist, James the Just, Etc, 1836
Cincinnati, Ohio: Morgan & Sanxay; 1836 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
648 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark brown leather, gilt decor on spine, 648 pages, index, main text in 2 columns, with copious footnotes, 5 full-page b/w engravings with captions. ; Contents: Life of Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews, Wars of the Jews, Against Apion, table of Jewish weights and coins, appendixes, etc. ; Yes, this is the famous Whiston edition of Josephus, originally published 1737, in which Whiston included spurious Christian passages. This edition published in Cincinnati, Ohio, by Morgan & Sanxay, 1836. ; Complete subtitle: 'With Three Dissertations Concerning Jesus Christ, John the Baptist, James the Just, God's Command to Abraham, etc, and Explanatory Notes and Observations, Complete in One Volume, with Portrait and Engravings.' ; Heavily worn but intact. Foxing throughout. Five leaves has small margin chips, none affecting any text. Endpapers have many marks, particularly rear endpaper, which long ago was used for sums, and also has several family names and dates (Mary Hart 1797, Jacob Hart 1803, John Crozier Hart 1831, etc) in old ink. Spine title ('Josephus') rubbed but readable except final S is partly gone. Binding intact. 
Price: 68.00 USD
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222 Juster, Norton Dot and the Line, the : A Romance in Lower Mathematics
N. Y. : Random House; 1963 1587170663 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
74 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Small oblong hardcover, blue boards, purple endpapers, 74 unnumbered pages, b/w and monochrome illustrations throughout. ; 1st edition, 1963. The best book in the world ever to combine romance with math humor. ; Very light wear to tips. Small spot on front board. Lacks jacket. No other defects. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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223 Kaempfert, Bert >> Golden Songs of Bert Kaempfert, the : Piano, Guitar, Vocal
Atlanta, Ga: Hansen Publications; 1968 Softcover Very Good+ 
118 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, 118 pages, 13 b/w photos, over 100 popular easy listening and jazz songs and instrumental pieces with full piano music, guitar chords, guitar chord diagrams, and lyrics (for the ones with lyrics). ; Includes: Bass walks. Blue beat. Danke scheon. Free as a bird. Gentleman Jim. Jingo jango. L-O-V-E. Mambo mania. Strangers in the night. Take seven. Many more. ; Minor edgewear only. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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224 Katlyn >> Scented Altar from Mermade Magickal Arts, the : The Ritual Arts of Fine Incense and Fragrance
Las Vegas: Mermade Magickal Arts; 1993 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
96 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Pale gray softcover, silver lettering, 96 pages, bibliography, 98 superb b/w illustrations, dozens of spells, divinations, meditations, recipes, rituals, prayers, etc. ; 'A beautiful compendium of the rituals, folklore, and techniques of incense and fragrance, filled with magickal artwork, recips and ideas.' ; Only a touch of edgewear. No marks or defects. Quite scarce. 
Price: 56.00 USD
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225 Kay, Gertrude A. >> Adventures in Our Street
Philadelphia: David McKay Company; 1925 Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
130 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Tall hardcover, blue cloth, full-color glossy illustrated paste-down on front, full-color glossy illustrated endpapers, 130 pages, 44 b/w illustrations in text, 3 full-color glossy plates. ; Written and illustrated by Gertrude A. Kay. Imaginative adventures of two children, Two-Braids and her little brother Door-Slammer, with their jolly old nurse Puggsy and other children who live on their street. ; Frontispiece illustration missing. Otherwise book is remarkably well preserved. Light wear to heel and crown, as usual. Two very small chips to front paste-down, otherwise no tears, no marks, no spots, no scribbles. Pages are only slightly yellowed from age. Binding tight. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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226 Keats, John >> John Keats : (London Folio Society Edition, with Slipcase, 2003) the Complete Poems
London: Folio Society; 2003 Fourth Printing Hardcover As New with no dust jacket Illustrated by Simon Brett 
472 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Large hardcover, dark green textured buckram over spine, gold spine lettering, green-patterned cloth over boards, dark green endpapers, [xix] + 472 pages, index, appendix, endnotes, illustrated throughout with small b/w engravings. ; This is a top quailty reprint of the 3rd edition, 1988. This is the London Folio Society edition, 2001, 4th printing, 2003. Edited by John Barnard ; Introduction by Andrew Motion ; Engravings by Simon Brett. ; Book is spectacularly crisp, appears never to have been read or even opened. No jacket, as issued. Green unlettered slipcase with gently curved opening is present and intact, with just a touch of wear to tips. ; Folio Poets Series 
Price: 26.00 USD
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227 Keister, Douglas >> Teardrops and Tiny Trailers
Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, Publisher; 2011 1423602749 Fifth Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
160 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Square hardcover, silver-toned boards, pink illustrated endpapers, 160 pages, list of resources, tons of full-colors photos with detailed text. Glossy throughout. ; Copyright 2008. This is 5th printing, 2011. Photos by author. ; A wonderful book filled with high-quality photos of North American teardrop trailers (small hatchback trailers with small kitchens and tiny bedrooms) and other types of tiny trailers and the often tiny cars that haul them. Many show fabulous vintage and antique trailers and cars. Includes chapter on British tiny trailers. ; One small spot to jacket. No other defects. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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228 Kelly, Bob, with Ward Woodbury >> Nascar Winston Cup 2001 : 30th Anniversary Edition, with CD-ROM
Charlotte, N. C. : UMI Publications; 2001 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
304 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, dark red textured buckram cloth, 304 pages, over 500 full-color photos on glossy pages. ; Foreword by Bill France. 'The official chronical of the 2001 Nascar Winston Cup Series season.' ; No defects to book or jacket. Appears never read. ; Items laid in: 1) Official CD-ROM, as published with book, packed with stats for each driver. 2) flyer for Nascar 2002 press guide with business reply envelope. 3) Nascar Winston Cup renewal form and envelope. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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229 Kenton, Maxwell >> Candy, Complete and Unexpurgated : (Erotic Novel) the Most Whispered about Book of the Century
North Hollywood, Calif: Brandon House; 1965 Paperback Very Good+ 
189 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Paperback, pink and white striped covers, 189 pages. ; Raunchy fiction, one of the classic novels of its type of the 1960s. Front cover states 'The original French unabridged edition' however text is in English. ; Front cover has a small spot where originalprice has been inked out. Otherwise book shows only minor wear. ; Brandon House Library Series; Vol. 721 
Price: 8.00 USD
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230 Kerlin, Robert Thomas >> Negro Poets and Their Poems : 4th Edition, Revised and Enlarged, 1947
Washington, D. C. : Associated Publishers; 1947 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
354 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, green moire cloth, gilt lettering, [xxiv] + 354 pages, index of authors, index of titles, appendix, b/w portrait photos of dozens of African American poets, with their biographies and poems. ; Title page states 3rd Edition, 1935, but book has Preface to 4th Edition, 1947, and appendix of 'Additional authors in the Fourth Edition.' ; Very minor edgewear. Former owner, longtime Detroit teacher, penned her name on front endpaper, penned 'Look up Lucy Terry Prince, Really 1st Black Poet' on front blank page. Three leaves have small stains and wrinkles from removed paperclip. Several leaves lightly creased at tip. Otherwise book is remarkably clean and crisp. Jacket is present but heavily wrinkled, with closed tears, sunning and spots, underlining on front inner flap, lower part of spine panel missing, otherwise all readable. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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231 Khan, Muhammad Muhsin, and Muhammad Al-Bukhari >> Translation of the Meanings of Sahih Al-Bukhari, the : Arabic-English, Volume 1
Chicago: Kazi Publications; 1979 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
569 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, gold lettering [cii] + 459 + 8 pages, glossary, guide to transliteration. Each page of main text has Arabic on the right, English translation on the left. ; Volume 1 stated. This volume includes 832 hadith. Copyright 1976. This is 4th revised edition, 1979. Edited and preface by Muhammad Amin Al-Misri. From Kazi Publications, Chicago, Illinois. ; Almost no wear or signs of use. A few small spots on fore-edge. Bookdealer name and address stamped on title page. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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232 King, Charlie >> Two Good Arms : 51 Songs with Words and Music by Charlie King
Philadelphia: AccuWrite Music Publishing; 1999 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
104 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, black plastic comb binding, glossy white covers, 104 pages, discography, b/w illustrations, 51 original songs with tunes, lyrics, guitar chords, and composer's comments. ; Cover photo by Thomas Kriegsmann. ; Excellent collection of original songs about social justice by well-known singer-songwriter Charlie King. Quite topical, including songs about Anita Hill, Don't Ask Don't Tell, Ed Meese, Nelson Mandela, Bilbo Baggins, Tim McVeigh, Sacco and Vanzetti, much more. ; Covers show minor wrinkles. No other defects. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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233 Kinne, Helen, and Anna M. Cooley >> Foods and Household Management : A Textbook of the Household Arts
N. Y. : Macmillan Company; 1915 Sixth Printing Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
401 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Full greenish-gray buckram cloth, gilt spine title, black lettering on front, tan endpapers, index, appendix, footnotes, dozens of lists and tables, chapter end questions, several dozen recipes, 82 b/w figures, photos, diagrams, etc, with captions. ; Copyright 1914. This is 6th printing, February, 1915. ; We have graded this item Good Plus. Cloth shows moderate wear, tanned on spine, gilt lettering dull but readable, owner name and address in pencil in old hand on front endpaper. No other marks. Binding tight. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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234 Klein, Dennis B. >> Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto : A Project of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, Washington, D. C.
Boston: Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown & Company; 1997 0821224573 Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
255 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, green cloth, tan endpapers, 255 pages, chronology, bibliography, index, chapter endnotes, 233 b/w and 127 color photos and illustrations, with captions. ; History of Holocaust-era Jewish ghetto in Kovno (Kaunas) Lithuania. ; Copyright 1997. This is 2nd printing, 1998. Forewords by Miles Lerman, Ruth B. Mandel, Walter Reich. Introduction by Elizabeth Kssin Berman. Long list of researchers and contributors. ; This book was published to accompany major exhibit at US Holocaust Memorial Museum with paintings, diaries, photos, sketches, artifacts, etc, from the scene. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows only a touch of shelfwear. ; Item laid in: sheet of paper with list of terms for Holocaust and Neo-Nazi groups. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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235 Knapp, Arthur W. >> Cocoa and Chocolate Industry, the : The Tree, the Bean, the Beverage, 2nd Edition, Revised and Enlarged
London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons; 1930 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
228 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, gilt lettering, [xii] + 188 + 28 pages, index, bibliography, color glossy frontispiece, numerous lists and tables, 42 b/w photos and diagrams with captions. ; This is 2nd edition, revised and enlarged, 1930. Written by Arthur W. Knapp, MSc, FIC. Not a recipe book; a history of the cocoa industry from cacao trees to chocolate drinks and confections. ; Cloth is rubbed at extremities, frayed at heel and crown. Bookplate on front endpaper from Library of Hiram Walker & Sons, Inc, Research Department, with W logo. 12 pages have underlining or margin marks in red pencil, all in a light hand. Gilt lettering on front is a bit dull but all readable, on spine is heavily rubbed and mostly gone. Binding tight. Rare. Sold as is. (Please note: Image shows front cover, title page, frontispiece) 
Price: 38.00 USD
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236 Knickerbocker, Diedrich (Washington Irving) >> Knickerbocker's a History of New York : From the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty, Author's Revised Edition, Complete in 1 Volume
Philadelphia: David McKay Company; 1870 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
414 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, tan leather over spine and corners, marbled boards and endpapers, top edge gilt, 414 pages, fake footnotes throughout, foreword by 'Seth Handaside'. 2-page publisher catalog in rear. ; Humorous fiction skewering pompous historical style of the era. Originally published 1818. This is 2nd edition, 1848, later printing, about 1870. ; Subtitle concluded: 'Containing, among many surprising and curious matters, the unutterable ponderings of Walter the Doubter, the disasterous projects of William the Testy, and the chivalric achievements of Peter the Headstrong : the three Dutch governors of New Amsterdam ; being the only authentic history of the times that ever hath been, or ever will be published.' ; Exterior shows light rubbing, mainly to spine, where gilt is mostly gone. Title on spine is invisible or label has been lost. No marks, no other defects. Hinges intact, binding tight. Scarce in this condition. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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237 Knust, Dieter >> Karmann Story, the : Germany's Coachbuilder to the World
Belm bei Osnabruck, Germany: Verlag Meinders & Elstermann; 1996 3889268978 Second Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
228 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; ENGLISH text. Hardcover, black boards, 228 pages, bibliography, index, endnotes, appendix list of Karmann-bodied production cars, 53 b/w and 49 color photos with captions. Glossy throughout. ; Isbn 388926897X. 2nd edition, 1996. Translated by Peter L. Albrecht. ; Biography of famed builder and designer of Porsche 356; VW convertible; VW Golf and Scirocco; VW-Porsche; Renault 19; Adler Primus; Opel Regent and Diplomat; Ford Taunus [sic] and Escort; BMW 635 CSi, Karo-As and Pik-As; Cheetah, Karmann-Ghia, etc. ; No flaws to book. Jacket has 5mm closed tear to upper rear near crown. Quite scarce. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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238 Kreuter, Holly >> Drama in the Desert : The Sights and Sounds of Burning Man (Signed)
San Francisco: Raised Barn Press; 2002 0972178902 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Holly Kreuter 
144 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Large square hardcover, 144 glossy pages, poetry and prose, brief glossary, appendix of artist bios, 286 fantastic full-color photos. Some nudes. ; Editor in chief and photos by Holly Kreuter. Foreword by Dave Eggers. Introduction by Larry Harvey. Additional contributions by M. Mara-Ann, Travis Ortiz, Elinor Mills Abreu, Daniel Terdiman, Mark Jan Wlodarkiewicz, many more. ; Book ONLY, NO DVD. Very minor wear. ; Book is from estate of Carl Heiney of Detroit, regular artist at Burning Man, mentioned on pg 137. Front endpaper is SIGNED by Holly Kreuter, Elinor Mills Abreu, Travis Ortiz, Paul King, Jason Fisher, Ian Rhett, 'Sunshine' (Jason Cardwell) and other artists, writers and Burning Man creators. Pg 38 is SIGNED by Daniel Terdiman, over his own chapter, and he also drew a platypus. ; Sight and Sound Series; Vol. 1 
Price: 44.00 USD
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239 Landau, Jacob M., with Muhammad Arif ibn Ahmad Munayyir >> Hejaz Railway and the Muslim Pilgrimage, the : A Case of Ottoman Political Propaganda
Detroit: Wayne State University Press; 1971 0814314228 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
294 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, blue boards, 294 pages, index, footnotes, glossary, 1 b/w map, 15 b/w photos and illustrations on glossy plates. Main text in English, with large appendix giving entire text of manuscript in Arabic. ; 1st edition, 1971. Amazonbuyers please note: Their data page lists Muhammad Arif ibn Ahmad Munayyir as author; this book is by Jacob M. Landau, with appendix by Munayyir. ; Book shows moderate wear at crown and upper rear tip. No other defects to book. Lacks jacket. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 57.00 USD
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240 Langseth-Christensen, Lillian, and Carol Sturm Smith >> Cookbook Library Series, 14 Volumes
N. Y. : Walker & Company; 1967 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Lillian Langseth-Christensen 
32mo (4.5") 12 cm; Small oblong hardcovers, different colored spines, indexes, 96 pages and about 140 easy recipes per vol. Illustrated with b/w spot art. ; Set of 14 volumes (of 18 total) includes: Appetizers and canapes cookbook. Chicken and egg cookbook. Chill and serve cookbook. Chocolate and coffee cookbook. Christmas cookbook. Emergency cookbook. Getting married cookbook. One-pot cookbook. Outdoor cookbook. Pasta, rice and potato cookbook. Quick meats cookbook. Shellfish cookbook. Soups and salads cookbook. Tomatoes, cheese and anchovies cookbook. ; One-Pot Cookbook shown. One vol has taped spine. Otherwise minor wear only. ; Cookbook Library Series 
Price: 50.00 USD
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241 Lapidus, Jacqueline, with Margaret Sloan-Hunter >> Yantras of Womanlove : Diagrams of Energy
USA : Naiad Press; 1982 0930044304 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Tee Corinne 
60 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, black covers, 60 pages, small photo and brief bio of each contributor, 33 amazing, beautiful and highly stylized b/w photos accomapnied by poetic text. ; Images by Tee Corinne. Text by Jacqueline Lapidus. Introduction by Margaret Sloan-Hunter. First edition stated. ; Artistic and spiritual photos (here called yantras or 'diagrams of energy') depicting lesbian lovemaking. Warning: Nudes. ; Exterior shows light wear. No other defects. Quite scarce. 
Price: 78.00 USD
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242 Lee, Cazenove Gardner Jr, and Dorothy Mills Parker >> Lee Chronicle : Studies of the Early Generations of the Lees of Virginia
N. Y. : Vantage Press; 1997 0533122864 Second Edition; Third Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
411 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, map of Tidewater Virginia on endpapers, [xxviii] + 411 pages, index, bibliography, chapter endnotes, 2 family trees, 4 appendixes, 14 b/w diagrams and small maps in text, 40 b/w photos and illustrations on non-glossy plates. ; Copyright 1957. This is 2nd edition, 1997, 3rd printing, 2015. Spine states Vantage Press. Copyright page states Society of the Lees of Virginia. ; Massive history nd genealogy from the first Lee to settle in Virginia (1640) to the early 20th century. ; No defects to book or jacket. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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243 Lehmann >> LGB, the Big Train : Lehmann Gross Bahn, Model Train Catalogue, 1980
Nürnberg (Nuremberg): Ernst Paul Lehmann Patentwerk; 1980 Softcover Near Fine 
160 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Large oblong softcover, 160 glossy pages, hundreds of full-color photos, English text throughout. ; Wonderful catalog of Lehmann model trains in all gauges (1, 0, H0, TT, H0e, N, Z) plus models of famous German trains and locomotives (steam, electric, diesel) plus starter sets, tracks, passenger cars, freight cars, control boxes, signals, catenary systems, accessories, etc. ; Only a touch of edgewear. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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244 Lemaster, Richard (Le Master) >> Wildlife in Wood : And Duck Carver's Handbook
Chicago: Contemporary Books; 1978 0809273365 Hardcover Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket 
244 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Large oblong hardcover, tan cloth, gold lettering, 244 pages, chapter on duck behavior and psychology, chapter on duck anatomy, over 500 high-quality b/w photos and diagrams, 9 photos in color. ; Written by 30-year veteran of carving and high-quality model work, with keen eye for detail who, for this book, invented new techniques for photographing real ducks at extreme close range. This book is not aimed at the decoy carver (decoys do not have to have realistic detail) but will appeal to anyone, including decoy carvers, who wishes to carve, model or paint realistic ducks. ; Book shows light shelfwear. Small address label on front endpaper. Light foxing here and there. Jacket is quite worn, edges have many small chips, everything is readable. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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245 Leonard, Hal >> Broadway, over 90 Songs : Piano, Vocal, Guitar
Milwaukee, Wisc: Hal Leonard Corporation; 2005 0634098411 Softcover Very Good 
400 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Large softcover, 400 pages, 90 songs with tunes, lyrics, guitar chords, and full piano in standard notation. Many also have chord diagrams. ; 'A complete selection of Broadway favorites including over 90 songs from the greatest shows in musical theater'. Includes songs from: Cabaret. Cats. Chicago. Evita. Jekyll and Hyde. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Lion King. Martin Guerre. Phantom of the Opera. Starlight Express. Sunset Boulevard. Urinetown. Many more. ; Seasons of Love (from Rent) has bass line and lyrics highlighted throughout. Table of contents has several ballpoint marks. Otherwise book shows little signs of use. ; Hal Leonard Essential Songs Series 
Price: 9.00 USD
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246 Leonard, Hal >> Surf's Up : 18 Beachin' Classics, Piano, Vocal, Guitar
Milwaukee, Wisc: Hal Leonard Corporation; 1998 0793579023 Softcover Near Fine 
72 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, 72 pages, 18 songs with tunes, full piano, guitar chords, and chord diagrams. 16 have lyrics, two are instrumental pieces. ; Hit rock and pop songs about surfing and beach life: Barbara Ann, Beach Baby, Don't Worry Baby. Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini. Kokomo. Little Deuce Coupe. Little Old Lady from Pasadena. Pipeline. Remember Walking in the Sand. Shut Down. Summer Nights. Surf City. Surfin' Bird. Surfin' USA. Twist and Shout. Walk Don't Run. The Watusi. Where the Boys Are. ; Only a touch of edgewear. No marks or defects. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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247 Leonard, Hal >> Disney Movie Magic : Big Note Piano
Milwaukee, Wisc: Hal Leonard Corporation; 1997 0793575958 Softcover Near Fine 
80 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, black covers illustrated with Mickey as Sorcerer's Apprentice, 12 hit songs from recent Disney movies, with tunes, lyrics, guitar chords, and very easy piano in standard big-note notation. ; Songs are: Arabian Nights from Aladdin. Beauty and the Beast. Circle of Life from Lion King. Colors of the Wind from Pocahontas. God Help the Outcasts from Hunchback of Notre Dame. Hakuna Matata from Lion King. If I Never Knew You from Pocahontas. Kiss the Girl from Little Mermaid. Part of Your World from Little Mermaid. Someday from Hunchback of Notre Dame. Something There from Beauty and the Beast. Whole New World from Aladdin. ; A touch of edgewear only. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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248 Levallois, Pierre, and Souren Melikian >> Decoration
N. Y. : French & European Publications; 1963 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Alexandre Rubin de Cervin 
327 pages; Folio (12.5") 32 cm; Large heavy hardcover, weight 6 pounds, off-white undyed cloth, red circular paste-down on front, 327 pages, 2 indexes, hundreds of high-quality b/w photos and diagrams, 44 large stunning full-color tipped-in plates. Each chapter has photo section plus and technical section with diagrams, dimensions, etc. ; Topics include: Floors. Walls. Pargeting. Marquetry. Windows and curtains. Passementerie. Ceilings. Much more. ; Possibly the most comprehensive book of its era on French and European interior decoration. Includes both modern Mid-Century designs and traditional interiors that are sumptuous and ornate. (This bookdealer greatly enjoyed the chapter on libraries and alcoves) ; Copyright Librarie Hachette 1962. This is 1st American edition, published by French & European Publications, 1963. ; Editorial director Pierre Levallois. Edited by Souren Melikian. Layout by Shakuntala le Tourneur. Photos by Alexandre Rubin de Cervin. ; Vol-1 not stated but this publication was followed by at least one sequel. Both free endpapers missing. Lacks jacket. Cloth is rubbed and lightly discolored here and there. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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249 Lewis, Joseph >> (Religion and Atheism) Burbank the Infidel
N. Y. : Freethought Press Association; 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
48 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover, gray-blue cloth, white title label on front, 48 glossy pages numbered to 29, memorial sonnet, 4 facsimile documents, 8 b/w photos with captions. Includes Burbank's responses to a questionnaire about his personal religious (or rather atheistic) and scientific beliefs. ; Limited edition of 1500 stated. This unit not numbered. ; This wonderful old book is a memorial tribute to the great botanist Luther Burbank, and includes the speech given at the planting of his memorial tree in Central Park (1927) by the Freethinkers Society of New York, of which Burbank was a member and honorary vice president. ; Very light edgewear. Cloth tanned on spine and edges of boards. Tiny chip to cloth on fore-edge of rear board. No marks. Binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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250 Liberation Movement >> Biography of Sa'id Mohsin : Co-Founder of Organization of Combatants of the People of Iran
Springfield, Mo: Liberation Movement of Iran Abroad; 1976 First Edition Softcover Good+ 
52 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Softcover, [iv] + 42 + 6 pages, endnotes, b/w portrait photo of Sa'id Mohsin. English throughout, except a few short passages in parallel Arabic and English. ; 1st edition, 1976, stated. Complete subtitle: 'Co-Founder of Organization of Combatants of the People of Iran, Sazeman Mujahedeen Khulk Iran, Text of Defense in Military Court 1972, by Liberation Movement of Iran Abroad, January 1976.' ; Almost no wear, but covers are spotted, lower tip stained throughout, not affecting any text. Quite scarce. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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251 Lindsay, Jack >> Cleopatra : (London Folio Society Edition, in Slipcase, 1998)
London: Folio Society; 1998 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
392 pages; 4to (10") 25cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, portrait in copper on front, 392 pages, 5 small maps including endpapers, 33 illustrations on glossy plates, most in color. Beautiful plain color-matched slipcase with gently curved opening, as issued. ; Introduced by Kenneth McLeish. ; No flaws to book. Slipcase shows minor rubbing. Crisp. ; Rulers of the Ancient World Series 
Price: 17.00 USD
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252 Lindsay, Vachel >> Collected Poems of Vachel Lindsay : Revised and Illustrated Edition
N. Y. : Macmillan Company; 1931 Revised Edition; Seventh Printing Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
464 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, illustrated endpapers, [lxii] + 464 pages, hundreds of original poems, dozens of b/w illustrations by author, including two frontispieces with tissue guard lettered in red. ; Copyright 1923. This is revised and illustrated edition, June, 1925, 7th printing, December 1931. ; Vachel Lindsay, American poet, created what today might be called hip hop poetry, and he himself called hieroglyphic sermons or singing poetry, meant to be recited or chanted with strong rhythms and chilling dramatic effect. ; Very minor shelfwear. Pages slightly yellowed from age. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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253 Livermore, Mary A. >> Story of My Life, the : Or, the Sunshaine and Shadow of Seventy Years
Hartford, Conn: A. D. Worthington & Company; 1898 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
730 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, red cloth, gilt lettering, green floral endpapers, 730 + 4 pages, 122 b/w photos and engravings. ; Copyright 1897. This printing 1898. ; One of America's most famous women of 19th century, Mary Livermore gained fame as army nurse during Civil War, spent 25 years as national lecturer and activist for temperance and women's rights, became known as Queen of the Platform. She and her husband, the Rev. Daniel Livermore, were outspoken Universalists. ; Library marks cover rear endpaper and copyright page. Library number painted on heel. Front endpaper has antique library bookplate only. Other defects: cloth worn at extremities, faded on spine, which is difficult to read. Both hinges have play. Scarce, sold as is. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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254 Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth >> Evangeline, a Tale of Acadie : Illustrated
N. Y. : John B. Alden, Publisher; 1893 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
98 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; White cloth over spine, pale blue-green cloth over boards, silver lettering and decor, all edges gilt, 98 pages, 45 b/w illustrations in text reproduced from engravings, with captions. Illustrated by different artists. ; Originally published 1847. This version copyright 1892. This edition 1893. ; Epic poem in dactylic hexameter records the fictional tale of Evangeline, who, in the 1750s, was expelled from Acadie (area in eastern Canada settled by French) along with other Acadians and embarks on a search for her lost love Gabriel. ; Time has not been kind to this book, which has a pale but visible dampstain affecting the top edge throughout, not affecting any text. Rear cover and spine are discolored from same. Old gift note lightly penciled on front endpaper. No other marks. Everything is readable. Binding tight. Sold as is. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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255 Loomis, George B. >> Progressive Glee and Chorus Book, the : For Use in High Schools, Advanced Singing Classes, and Musical Societies
N. Y. : American Book Company; 1880 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
256 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, black leather spine, reddish-brown boards, 256 pages, index of titles, short section on music basics, reading music, harmony basics and singing exercises; 175 traditional and art songs with lyrics and full music in standard notation, all with 3- or 4-part harmony. ; Copyright 1879 by Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company. This edition published by American Book Company, 1880. ; Page of musical instruments (with b/w line illustrations) includes many familiar instruments plus aeolean harp, clarion, hunting horn, hurdy-gurdy, serpent, ophicleide, sonometer. ; We have graded this item Good Plus. Boards are slightly bowed, edges are quite worn, a few pages have small spots. Everything is readable. Leather is rubbed but intact, hinges are tight, no marks or scribbles. ; Loomis's Progressive Music Lesson Series 
Price: 23.00 USD
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256 Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips) and August Derleth >> Survivor, and Others, the : The Last Rare Stories of a Master Craftsman in Horror
N. Y. : Ballantine Books; 1957 First Paperback Edition Paperback Near Fine Illustrated by Richard Powers 
142 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Paperback, 142 pages, bizarre cover art by Richard Powers in purple and black, all edges orange. ; Ballantine BB 629. Copyright 1954, 1957. This edition dated 1957 but may be from 1962. ; Among the papers of the late R. H. Barlow were found Lovecraft's notes and the beginnings for two novelettes and five short stories, all now completed by horror master August Derleth. Titles are: The Survivor. Wentworth's Day. The Peabody Heritage. The Gable Window. The Ancestor. The Shadow Out of Space. The Lamp of Alhazred. ; Pages slightly yellowed from age, as usual. Otherwise crisp and tight, appears unread. ; Ballantine BB Series; Vol. 629 
Price: 8.00 USD
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257 Luther, Frank >> Americans and Their Songs
N. Y. : Harper & Brothers; 1942 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
323 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, red cloth, gray endpapers, [xvi] + 323 pages, appendix, index, about 120 songs with lyrics and tunes in standard notation, most also with 2, 3 or 4 harmony parts, plus lyrics for about 100 additional songs, all with historical background info, all arranged in chronological order from 1620 to 1900. ; One of the best books of its type. Includes folklore songs, hymns, campaign songs, spirituals, glees, war songs, showtunes, more. ; Cloth worn at heel and crown, spine lettering dull and nearly unreadable. All the usual library marks. Interior clean, binding tight. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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258 Lytton, Robert Lord (Owen Meredith) >> Poetical Works of Owen Meredith, the : Lucile ; the Apple of Life ; the Wanderer ; Clytemnestra ; Tannhauser ; Minor Poems
N. Y. : R. Worthington; 1889 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
408 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, decorative olive green cloth, gilt lettering and ornate designs in black and red on front and spine, all edges gilt, tan floral endpapers, 6 b/w illustrated plates including b/w portrait frontispiece of Meredith, index, text in 2 columns in fairly small type. Title on front and spine is simply Meredith. ; Copyright 1889. This is a lovely early reprint, about 1895. ; Yes, this volume includes the famously dreadful novel Lucile, written entirely in rhyming anapestic tetrameter (example: In the silence that followed the last word she said, / In the heave of his chest and the droop of his head, / Poor Lucile marked her words had sufficed to impart / A new germ of motion and life to his heart . . . ) ; Spine is a bit dull but quite readable. Cloth worn at heel and crown. Pages are just a bit yellow from age, but not brittle. A few minor pencil marks here and there. Binding tight. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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259 Lyun-Joon Kim >> Collected Art Songs of Lyun-Joon Kim, Volumes 1 and 2
Seoul, South Korea: National Music Research Society; 1974 Softcover Near Fine 
574 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Two softcover volumes, with clear acetate jackets, in slipcase, as issued. 200 lovely original art songs with lyrics in Korean and singable English, and full piano accompaniment in standard notation. Each vol has preface in Korean and English, 11 b/w photos on glossy pages. ; Vol-1, 288 pages. Vol-2, 286 pages. ; Books show no visible wear. Slipcase shows only minor wear. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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260 MacColl, Ewan >> Folk Songs and Ballads of Scotland
N. Y. : Oak Publications; 1965 082560057X Softcover Near Fine 
96 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall softcover, 96 pages, index, bibliography, discography, glossary, illustrated throughout with old b/w photos and engravings, 70 songs with lyrics, tunes in standard notation, and with historical info. ; Music edited by Peggy Seeger. Music autography by Carl Rosenthal. A fine collection of authentic old Scottish songs. These are not the same tired old fake 'ethnic' songs you find in most modern books. ; Only a whisper of shelfwear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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261 Mackey, Albert G, with William J. Hughan and Edward L. Hawkins >> Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry and its Kindred Sciences, Complete in 2 Volumes : (Encyclopedia) New and Revised Edition, 1912, Comprising the Whole Range of Arts, Sciences and Literatures As Connected with the Institution, Profusely Illustrated
N. Y. : Masonic History Company; 1912 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
913 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Two large volumes, black buckram cloth, gilt lettering and decor, all edges gilt, green and metallic gold marbled endpapers, 913 pages, scores of b/w figures and diagrams in text, several full-page plates per vol, some in full color. Main text in 2 columns. ; Copyright 1873. This is new and revised edition, 1912. Originally written by Albert G. Mackey, this edition revised and updated by William J. Hughan and Edward L. Hawkins. Vol-1, A-L, frontispiece steel engraving portrait of Albert Mackey. Vol-2, M-Z, frontispiece steel engraving portrait of Charles T. McClenahan. (Complete subtitle: 'New and Revised Edition, 1912, Comprising the Whole Range of Arts, Sciences and Literatures As Connected with the Institution, Profusely Illustrated') ; Very minor shelfwear, mainly to crowns. Slight wrinkle to spine of vol-1, not affecting lettering. No marks. Interior is clean, gilt edges crisp, binding tight. A beautiful set. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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262 Macoy, Robert >> Amaranth, the (Independent) : A Royal and Exalted Degree in the Rite of Adoption with Appropriate Ceremonies, Advanced Progress
N. Y. : Macoy Publishing & Masonic Supply Company; 1963 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
169 pages; 24mo (5.75") 15 cm; Small hardcover, red cloth, gold decor, 169 pages, several hymns with words and music, over 40 b/w illustrations including badges and floorplans. ; Copyright 1895. This is 4th edition, 1963.; Book shows almost no wear. Owner name penned on front endpaper. No other defects. Jacket is of plain paper, minor wear only. Laid in: Amaranth Syllabus, a four-page pink leaflet giving secret ritual of Eastern Star and Queen of the South. ; Independent Series 
Price: 17.00 USD
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263 Macoy, Robert >> Adoptive Rite Ritual : A Book of Instructions in the Organization, Government and Ceremonies of Chapters of the Order of the Eastern Star, Together with the Queen of the South
N. Y. : Macoy Publishing & Masonic Supply Company; 1952 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
304 pages; 24mo (5.75") 15 cm; Small hardcover, dark blue cloth, gold decor on front, 304 pages, several hymns with words and music, over 60 b/w illustrations including badges and floorplans. ; Copyright 1897. This is 3rd edition, revised, 1952.; Exterior shows very little wear. Five leaves have light creases. The following are carefully taped to rear endpaper: 1) Dues Book, small tan booklet, 1952. 2) Syllabus, a four-page leaflet on secrets and symbols of Eastern Star and Queen of the South. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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264 Malkov, Anna Maria >> Old Favorites for all Ages : Songs for Learners of American English
Washington, D. C. : English Language Programs Division United States Information Agency; 1993 Second Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
131 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Yellow softcover, 131 pages, index, bibliography, 68 traditional non-copyrighted songs with tunes, lyrics, and guitar chords, with appendix of tips for using songs to teach English as a second language. Includes children's songs, dance songs, story songs, part songs, more. ; Compiled and edited by Anna Maria Malkoç (Malkov) for teaching English but it's a fine collection of folklore songs and children's songs for any occasion. Published by English Language Programs Division, US Information Agency. Copyright 1991. This is 2nd edition, 1993. Music notation by Lynn Ripka. Illustrations by Dee Seadler, Teresa Wilbik, Susan A. Lara. ; No defects. Appears unused. (Amazonbuyers please note: their image shows red 3rd edition; ours is yellow 2nd edition) 
Price: 19.00 USD
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265 Marre, Louis A. and Jerry A. Pinkepank >> Contemporary Diesel Spotter's Guide, the : A Comprehensive Reference Manual to Locomotices Since 1972
Waukesha, Wisc: Kalmbach Publishing Company; 1995 0890242577 Second Edition Softcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
352 pages; 24mo (5.5") 13 cm; Oblong softcover, 352 glossy pages, index, brief glossary, tons of data, about 200 high-quality b/w photos. ; Originally published 1988. This is 2nd edition, 1995. Edited by George Drury. Includes data relating to locomotives which have been rebuilt, upgraded, leased to other carriers, etc. ; Covers worn around edge, corners slightly rounded. Interior clean, binding tight. ; Railroad Reference Series; Vol. 14 
Price: 11.00 USD
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266 Marsh, Harriet A, and Florence A. Marsh >> History of Detroit for Young People : (Signed)
Detroit: Harriet & Florence Marsh; 1935 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
400 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcver, dark blue buckram cloth, gold lettering and decor, pale green endpapers with historic maps, [xxxiv] + 400 pages, 3 appendixes including 4 voyageur songs with tunes and lyrics in French and singable English, index, bibliography, endnotes, about 150 b/w photos and illustrations in text. ; Privately printed by R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company for the authors. ; Two intrepid schoolteachers saw a need and filled it handsomely with this excellent history book. It may say 'For Young People' on the cover but it is quite suitable for all ages. ; A touch of fading to endpapers, otherwise book shows almost no wear. ; Front blank page warmly inscribed 'For Charlotte Golden with my best wishes' and SIGNED by Florence A. Marsh and dated 'March 14, 1936, Detroit, Michigan.' ; Scarce. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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267 Marsh, James Brainerd Taylor >> Story of the Jubilee Singers, the : With Their Songs
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company; 1882 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
265 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, black lettering and decor, gilt illustration of Jubilee Hall at Fisk University on front, dark brown endpapers, [viii] + 265 pages, 4 b/w illustrations, 128 spiritual songs with lyrics and music, most in 4-part harmony. ; Revised edition, seventy-fifth thousand stated. Frontispiece is an Albertype (glossy b/w photo) group portrait showing the eleven members of the Jubilee Singers at that time. Foreword by Erastus Milo Cravath, president of Fisk University. Foreword to music section by Theodore F. Seward. ; Song section contains a few well known songs but many beautiful songs that are not so well known, such as: Been a-listening. I'm a-rolling. I'll hear the trumpet sound. Gwine to ride up in the chariot. Judgment will find you so. Love-feast in heaven. Run to Jesus. Ten virgins. We'll die in the field. We'll overtake the army. We'll stand the storm. Many more. ; Cloth is worn around edges, small split to cloth near crown. Old piece of tape on front endpaper. Pages yellowed from age but not brittle. No marks. Binding tight. Quite scarce and one of the best early books with authentic African American spirituals. 
Price: 74.00 USD
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268 Marshall, George N. >> A. Powell Davies and His Times
Boston: Skinner House Books; 1990 1558961720 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
263 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, [x] + 263 pages, index, bibliography, chapter endnotes, 8 b/w photos. ; Biography of one of the most well known Unitarian ministers of the 20th century, a founding member of Americans for Democratic Action, a staunch defender of liberal religion, free speech and racial integration, and instrumental in the downfall of Joseph McCarthy. ; Book shows no defects. Jacket has fuor small edge tears, not affecting any text. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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269 Martin, Christopher >> Russo-Japanese War, the ; Illustrated with Maps and Photos
N. Y. : Abelard-Schuman; 1967 0200714988 Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
256 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, 256 pages, index, bibliography, appendix, 9 b/w maps, 30 b/w photos with captions. ; Concisely written and widely acclaimed account of little-known war between Czarist Russia and Imperial Japan, 1904-1905. ; Written for ages 12 and up, stated. ; Old price on front endpaper in ballpoint. No other marks or defects to book. Jacket is clipped (butprice still showing) and lightly sunned with several very small chips. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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270 Martin, Edward George, and John Irving >> Cruising and Ocean Racing
London: Seeley Service & Company; 1948 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
592 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, tan buckram cloth over spine, plain tan cloth over boards, top edge tan, green illustrated endpapers, 592 pages, index, bibliography, glossary, footnotes, 49 chapters by various experts, 415 b/w line diagrams in text, 63 high-quality b/w photos on glossy plates. ; Everything you need to know to operate a large sailboat or fast cruiser on the open ocean. ; Series editors Earl of Lonsdale and Eric Parker. Book written by Edward George Martin, John Irving, J. R. Barnett, George Corderoy, W. Lyall, J. B. Kirkpatrick, J. Maclean-Buckley, W. McC. Meek, L. Richardson, R. Somerset, Sir Arthur Underhill, Brian Waite and more. ; Book shows no sign of use. No marks, no tears, only very slight sunning to edges. Jacket is clipped otherwise intact, no rips, no tears, faint sunning, small area of discoloration on spine, everything readable. US distributor sticker on inside front jacket flap. Both paste-downs on jacket (b/w glossy photos) are clean and intact. A simply stunning book. ; Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games and Pastimes Series; Vol. 15 
Price: 40.00 USD
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271 Marylski, Eustachy >> Pomniki i Mogily Polakow na Cmentarzach Zagranicznych : Polish Monuments and Tombs in Cemeteries of Foreign Lands
Warsaw, Poland: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe; 1980 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket 
56 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; POLISH TEXT throughout. Hardcover, black spine, faux marbled boards and endpapers, 56 pages, footnotes, a few tables, 7 full-page color plates. ; Facsimile reprint of 'Polish Monuments and Tombs in Cemeteries of Foreign Lands', originally published 1860. This edition 1980. Number 220 of 500. ; Book shows only minor edgewear. Plain white unlettered jacket, rubbed, edges wrinkled, original price penciled on rear. Quite scarce. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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272 Mashiro, N. >> Black Medicine, Complete in 3 Volumes : The Dark Art of Death, Weapons At Hand, Low Blows
Boulder, Colo: Paladin Press; 1978 0873641019 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
291 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Set of 3 black softcovers, 92 + 80 + 119 pages, over 150 b/w photos and diagrams. Authored by top martial artist with military training and PhD in physiology. ; Vol-1, The Dark Art of Death: Vital Points of the Human Body in Close Combat, describes over 150 vulnerable and lethal targets on human body, 1978. Vol-2, Weapons at Hand, describes how to use ordinary objects as lethal weapons, 1979. Vol-3, Low Blows, describes devastating street-fighting moves that rapidly disable your opponent, 1981.; Vol-2 shows small spots on 2 pages, everything readable. No other defects. Set appears unused. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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273 Matsuya Piece-Goods Store, translated by Fumie Adachi >> Japanese Design Motifs : 4260 Illustrations of Japanese Crests (Heraldic Mons)
N. Y. : Dover Publications; 1972 0486228746 Softcover Very Good 
216 pages; Oblong 8vo; Index, 4260 b/w illustrations of Japanese mons (hereditary family emblems) arranged alphabetically by Japanese syllabary, with explanations. ; Revised reprint of Japanese original circa 1913. This edition 1972.; Small bump to fore-edge. Otherwise only minor wear. Interior clean. Binding tight. A wonderful copyright-free treasury of Asian art designs. ; Dover Pictorial Archive Series 
Price: 8.00 USD
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274 Mazur, Boleslaw W. >> Colloquial Polish : A Complete Language Course
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul; 1986 0710090307 Second Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
270 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; White softcover, 270 pages, vocabulary, pronunciation guide, a few b/w illustrations, 20 complete lessons suitable for self study. ; Copyright 1983. This is 2nd printing, 1986. 'This comprehensive introduction to everyday Polish is designed for people meeting the language for the first time'. ; A touch of shelfwear only. Pages a bit yellowed from age. No other defects. ; Colloquial Series 
Price: 13.00 USD
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275 McDermott, Robert T. >> History of the Pioneer District, a : Of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America, the First Fifty Years, 1940 1990
USA : SPEBSQSA; 1992 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
296 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall white softcover, white plastic comb binding, [vi] + 296 pages, several b/w photos in text, with captions. ; Foreword by Nancy McDermott. History of the Pioneer District (formerly called Michigan District) of America's oldest barbershop singing organization. ; A touch of shelfwear only. No major defects. Appears unread. Quite scarce. ; Item laid in: note on SPEBSQSA letterhead from Russell Seely, Pioneer District President, dated 3-9-95 and s*gned by himself. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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276 McGuffey, William H. >> McGuffey's New Fifth Eclectic Reader : (Book 5, 5th) Selected and Original Exercises for Schools, 1866
Cincinnati, Ohio: Wilson, Hinkle & Company; 1866 Hardcover Good+ 
338 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; This is an actual book from 1866, not a flimsy computer-generated reprint. ; Hardcover, dark brown leather over spine, brown pebbled cloth boards blindstamped with title and decor, marbled edges, 338 pages, 101 lessons. ; Early reprint of 1857 revised edition. This edition 1866. Copyright holder Sargent, Wilson & Hinkle, Cincinnati, Ohio. ; Classic 19th century American schoolbook with lessons in reading, grammar, articulation, as well as history, philosophy, great literature, etc. ; Spine has small chips at each end. Gilt dull but readable. Owner name (Miss Ida B. Nyes, Memphis, Mich) and Aug 29th, 1872 penned on front endpaper in purple ink. Light foxing to endpapers otherwise interior clean. Binding tight. Scarce in any condition. ; McGuffey's Readers, Eclectic Educational Series; Vol. 5 
Price: 25.00 USD
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277 McHard, James L. >> Future of Modern Music, the : A Vibrant New Modernism in Music for the Future (1st Edition, Signed)
Salt Lake City: American University & College Press; 2001 1930586248 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
388 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Softcover, 388 pages, index, extensive bibliography. Inside front cover warmly inscribed and dated 6-16-01 and SIGNED by author, Jim McHard. ; Written by freelance composer of experimental music, French horn player in Detroi symphony, lecturer on music history at University of Michigan. Foreword by Gerald Pape. Complete subtitle: 'A Vibrant New Modernism in Music for the Future, Modernism Redefined and Reassessed in a Philosophical Examination of Music's Potential for the Future.' ; Only a touch of wear. No marks apart from autograph. No sign of ever having been read. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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278 McKean, May Field >> Behold He Goeth before You : A Legend of the Risen Lord
Boston: James H. Earle, Publisher; 1895 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
155 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Small hardcover (5.25 x 7 inches) 132 x 177 mm, turquoise cloth, silver lettering and decor, white glossy moire-pattern endpapers, 155 pages, scripture references in footnotes throughout. ; Loosely based on legend collected from oral tradition in Jerusalem by Rev. Russell H. Conwell in 1868, and related by him to author, who put in into sparkling verse. ; This is an actual book from 1895, not an overpriced softcover reprint. Beware of books described with the word 'may' as in 'may contain highlighting/underlining'. ; Gift note on title page in pen and ink dated 1901. Front cover shows a few very small spots. Otherwise only light shelfwear. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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279 McMorland, Alison >> Funny Family, the : Songs, Rhymes, and Games for Children
London: Ward Lock Educational; 1982 0706237196 Fourth Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
120 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Oblong softcover, double wire spiral binding, 120 pages, index, page of guitar chord diagrams, b/w illustrations throughout, 80 traditional songs and singing games beloved of children, each with tunes, lyrics, guitar chords, and complete instructions. ; Copyright 1978. This is 4th printing, 1982. ; Almost no wear. Owner name penned and stamped on title page. A few songs have alternative lightly chords penciled in. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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280 Meagher, John B. >> Chrysler Motors Magazine : November 1948
Detroit: Chrysler Corporation; 1948 Softcover Very Good+ 
20 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Tall softcover, 20 glossy pages, a few b/w drawings, over 70 high-quality b/w photos with captions. ; Volume 15, number 6, November 1948. ; Articles include: How Did It Happen, history of early motorcars and invention of mass production. Who Put It There, how auto factories are designed and built. Television technology and technique. Machinist Curt Fitch turns hobby into business. Ice Skating photo array featuring line workers Billie Sadoway and Charlotte Stepniak. Tips on Winter Driving. More. ; Mailing address imprinted on blank area of rear, as issued. Otherwise only minor edgewear. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 44.00 USD
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281 Melville, Herman, with Charles Feidelson Jr. >> Moby-Dick, Or, the Whale : Edited with an Introduction and Annotation by Charles Feidelson Jr.
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company; 1964 067260311X First Edition Softcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Joseph P. Ascherl 
730 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Thick orange softcover, [xlvi] + 730 pages, 9 b/w line illustrations and small maps, appendix, copious scholarly footnotes throughout. ; Originally published 1851. This is a new, annotated edition, 1964. First printing (thus) stated. ; Small pricesticker on half-title page. A touch of shelfwear. Otherwise appears unread. Scarce edition. ; Library of Literature Series; Vol. 5 
Price: 32.00 USD
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282 Mendelsohn, Jack >> Channing : The Reluctant Radical
Boston: Unitarian Universalist Association; 1986 0933840284 Third Printing Softcover Near Fine 
284 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Tan illustrated softcover, 284 pages, index, endnotes, 10 b/w portraits with captions. ; Copyright 1969. This is 3rd printing, 1986. Published by Skinner House Press under auspuces, Unitarian Universalist Association. ; Powerful biography of the Rev. William Ellery Channing, pioneer of the Unitarian denomination in the US, written by a Unitarian Universalist minister and historian. ; A touch of wear to upper front tip. No other defects. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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283 Meredith, Owen (Robert, Lord Lytton) >> Lucile : (Limp Leather Binding)
N. Y. : Hurst & Company; 1895 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
334 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover with limp leather binding, yapp edges, floral decorations on front, top edge gilt, green patterned endpapers, b/w frontispiece of author, preface. ; Published by Hurst & Co. No date but about 1895. ; Your chance to own a copy of the worst novel ever written! Entirely in anapestic rhyming meter. Loosely based on previous novel by George Sand. ; Covers worn and lightly spotted. Both endpapers chipped, as normal for this type of binding. No marks or foxing. Binding intact. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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284 Merrick, J., and Stephen M. Garrett Five Views on Biblical Inerrancy
Grand Rapids, Mich: Zondervan Publishing House; 2013 0310331366 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
328 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Green and tan softcover, 328 pages, footnotes. ; Looks at questions surrounding the truth, authority, and evidence to support or deny that what the Bible says is true. ; Text by R. Albert Mohler Jr, Peter Enns, Michael F. Bird, Kevin J. Vanhoozer, John R. Franke. Edited by J. Merrick, Stephen M. Garrett, Stanley N. Gundry. ; Counterpoints: Bible and Theology Series 
Price: 10.00 USD
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285 Meyer, Franz Sales, with Tony Birks >> Handbook of Ornament, a : A Grammar of Art, Industrial and Architectural Designing, in all its Branches, for Practical as Well as Theoretical Use
London: Gerald Duckworth & Company; 1974 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
272 pages; Oblong 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Oblong hardcover, text and plates in two columns. Black cloth, gold spine title. Index, 300 plates depicting about 3200 b/w line illustrations, with captions. Text entirely in English. ; Isbn 0715607138. Revised reprint of 1894 English edition, based on 1888 German original, translated by Hugh Stannus. This edition 1974. Edited and with new introduction by Tony Birks. Includes every illustration of the original, with 'inconsistencies and circumlocutions of a rather clumsy translation' eliminated from the text. ; Topics include: Geometrical forms. Natural forms. Heraldry. Furniture. Jewelry. Decorated objects. More. ; We have graded this item Fair. Boards, edges and endpapers lightly spotted. Small chip to front board at upper joint. One page has a small pain stain affecting lower margin and part of one caption, everything readable. Both hinges tight. Textblock intact. Scarce. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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286 Miller, Hugh, with William Samuel Symonds >> Cruise of the Betsey, The, Or, a Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous Deposits of the Hebrides : With Rambles of a Geologist, Or, Ten Thousand Miles over the Fossiliferous Deposits of Scotland
Boston: Gould & Lincoln; 1858 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
524 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, blindstamped decor, gilt title on spine, pale yellow endpapers, 524 pages, a few b/w illustrations in text, footnotes. ; Part 1, early memoirs of the great naturalist and fossil hunter Hugh Miller of Edinburgh, Scotland. Part 2, Miller's memoirs covering the years 1840-1848. Both parts edited by William Samuel Symonds. ; PLEASE NOTE: This is an actual book from 1858, not an overpriced flimsy reprint. ; Complete title: 'The Cruise of the Betsey, Or, A Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous Deposits of the Hebrides; With Rambles of a Geologist, Or, Ten Thousand Miles over the Fossiliferous Deposits of Scotland'. Published in 1858 by Gould & Lincoln, Boston, authorized publisher. ; Cloth shows light wear at extremities. Rear free endpaper and front flyleaf both missing. Front endpaper has 'District No 5 No 17' in perfect cursive hand in old very faded ink. Light foxing throughout. No other marks. Binding tight. A fascinating old book. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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287 Mills, J. S. (Rev) >> Africa: And, Mission Work in Sierra Leone, West Africa
Dayton, Ohio: United Brethren Publishing House; 1898 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
253 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, pale blue cloth, index, 2 appendixes, 254 pages + 21 b/w photos, illustrations and maps on unnumbered plates, including frontispiece fold-out map of Africa as colonized by Europe in 1898. Glossy throughout. ; Written by Job Smith Mills, DD, Bishop of United Brethren in Christ. Memorial Edition stated: book contains numerous brief biographies of missionaries and church workers who have passed on. ; Cloth worn, spine spotted but readable. Small antique b/w booklabel affixed to front endpaper numbered in fountain pen. Fold-out map lightly creased but intact. Hinges have play but boards are attached. Scarce. Sold as is. 
Price: 46.00 USD
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288 Mills, T. E. Jr. >> Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road Company : 3 Blueprints of Locomotives and One of Tender, 1946
Baltimore, Md: Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road Company; 1946 Non-Book Very Good+ 
4 pages; ; 3 architectural-style blueprints of B & O locomotives plus one blueprint of a tender, numbered on reverse, as described. ; #3) Locomotive class Q-4, 2-8-2, with table of specs, drawn by G.F.N., 24 x 16 inches. #5) Locomotive 2-10-2 Class S-1 and S-1A, with table of specs, drawn by G.F.N., 27 x 18 inches. #16) Locomotive, class EM-1 7600, drawn by T. E. Mills Jr., 13 February 1946, 32 x 15 inches. #17) Tender, class EM-1 7600, drawn by T. E. Mills Jr., 15 February 1946, 22 x 13 inches. This lot also includes 8-pg article on diesel locomotives, possibly from Time magazine, date unknown, with numerous b/w and color photos. ; No wear apart from fact that each blueprint is creased 3x, as issued. Also included: original 9 x 12 envelope, postally used, imprinted with railroad name, and with address label from public relations dept of same. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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289 Milner, Dan, and Paul Kaplan >> Songs of England, Ireland, and Scotland : The Bonnie Bunch of Roses
N. Y. : Oak Publications; 1983 Softcover Near Fine 
223 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, 223 pages, bibliography, a few pages explaining modes and guitar tunings, 150 traditional songs from the British Isles, with lyrics, guitar chords, and tunes in standard notation. Each song includes historical info and a list of recorded versions. ; Almost no sign of use. A few minor pencil marks here and there. ; Vocal Songbooks Series 
Price: 19.00 USD
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290 Milner, Frank >> Frida Kahlo
London: PRC Publishing; 2003 1856486761 Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Frida Kahlo 
112 pages; Folio (14.5") 37 cm; Very tall hardcover (14.5 inches tall) 37 cm tall, gray-blue pictorial boards, 21 b/w and color historical photos, over 80 large-size, full-color reproductions of paintings, with captions and commentary. ; A touch of shelfwear only. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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291 Milton, John >> Poetical Works of John Milton, the : With a Sketch of His Life
N. Y. : American Book Exchange; 1881 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
562 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Hardcover, small format (4.75 x 6.5 inches) 112 x 163 mm, brown cloth, gilt spine title, pale speckled endpapers. English throughout, except last section, Poemata, which is in Latin. ; This is a school edition, published by NY: American Book Exchange, 1881, with narrow margins and small type, brief introductions to each work otherwise no extraneous commentary. ; An actual book from 1881, not a flimsy print-on-demand softcover. ; Contents: Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, Poems on Several Occasions, Comus, Lycidas, Sonnets, Psalms, Poemata. ; Very light exterior wear. Front endpaper has Sunday School presentation note in pencil, dated 1882. Owner named stamped on front flyleaf in old ink. Pages are yellowed from age, mainly around edges. Binding tight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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292 Misek Mathild Paula >> Amerikai Magyar Asszonyok Szakacskonyve : American Hungarian Women's Cookery (Signed)
Cleveland, Oh: Jo Pasztor Publishing Company; 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Signed by Author
382 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; HUNGARIAN text throughout. Hardcover, pale yellow buckram cloth, appendix of tips and secrets, a few b/w line illustrations, over 700 recipes. Author's portrait photo on glossy frontispiece is inscribed (in Hungarian) and SIGNED by author Misek Mathild Paula. ; Elso Kiadas (1st Edition) stated. Recipes adapted by Olexo W. Elemer. Title on front: Paula Neni Konyve (Aunt Paula's Cooking). Title on title page: Amerikai Magyar Asszonyok Szakacskonyve, Amerikai Mertekegysegekkel, a Legujabb Lelekelemzo Alommagyarazo (American Hungarian Women's Cookery, with American Measurements, the Latest in Scrumptious Hungarian Cooking) ; This book has been in a kitchen. A few small spots to cloth. Two consecutive leaves have several spots but everything is readable. Light edgewear. Binding tight. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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293 Modern Woodmen of America >> Ritual for Women's Camps, Modern Woodmen of America : Opening and Closing Ceremony, Order of Business, Ceremony of Adoption, Explanatory and General Instructions
Rock Island, Ill: Executive Council, Modern Woodmen of America; 1929 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
66 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small hardcover, green cloth, no exterior lettering, 66 pages, 7 songs and hymns with lyrics and full music in 4-part harmony, 14 b/w diagrams showing correct setup of the hall, patterns of ceremonies, etc. Text is in plain English. ; Complete subtitle: 'Opening and Closing Ceremony, Order of Business, Ceremony of Adoption, Explanatory and General Instructions.' Modern Woodmen of America was a secret society founded in 1883, somewhat similar to the masons with their secret rituals and lofty titles, but with the added element of having life insurance and banking benefits. This book was published in 1929 for members of women's camps (lodges) 'where no men are present.' ; Light edgewear. Cloth is lightly foxed. The word 'chaplain' is penciled on front endpaper in an old hand and we have left that as we found it. No other marks. Binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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294 Moebius >> Fusion : Moebius
N. Y. : Epic Comics; 1995 0785101551 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
128 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Tall hardcover, black illustrated boards, gray-green endpapers, 128 glossy pages, over 200 stunning bizarre illustrations, most in full color. Some nudes. English throughout, except for a few illustrations with French text in background. ; Same as B00SB3BM3M. Fantastic sketches and artworks from graphic novels by Jean Giraud, aka Moebius. ; Text translated by Jean-Marc and Randy Lofficier. Edited by Marie Javins. ; Book shows a touch of edgewear only. No jacket, as issued. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 58.00 USD
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295 Monks of Solesmes, translations by Charles E. Spence >> Chants of the Church : Selected Gregorian Chants with Interlinear Translations
Toledo, Ohio: Gregorian Institute of America; 1953 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
163 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Dark red cloth, silver lettering, notes on reading and singing chant, 60 chants plus chants for specific occasions, all in chant notation with Latin lyrics plus English literal translation in red below each line. ; Imprimatur. Same date. Translations by Rt. Rev. Msgr. Charles E. Spence. ; Light wear and soiling to boards. Owner name and address penned on front endpaper. Title neatly inked on spine. Binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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296 Montgomery, Helen Barrett >> Bible and Missions, The
West Medford, Mass: Central Committee on the United Study of Foreign Missions; 1920 Softcover Very Good+ 
240 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Small softcover, tan covers, 240 pages, index, footnotes, side headers, 16 b/w photos and illustrations on glossy plates, with captions. ; Foreword by Mrs. Henry W. Peabody and committee. ; A complete, concise history of the transmission of the Bible from the early days of Christianity to the entire world. Author was a tireless fundraiser for foreign missions and in 1921 became president of the Women's American Baptist Foreign Missionary Society. ; Light wear to covers. Pages yellowed from age but not brittle. No marks. Binding tight. ; Amazonbuyers please note: their image does not look like our unit, both are orange (tan) but ours is an actual book from 1920, not a recent reprint. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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297 Mother Goose >> Mother Goose : Seventy-Seven Verses with Pictures by Tasha Tudor
N. Y. : Henry Z. Walck; 1944 Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Tasha Tudor 
87 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, pale green cloth, gilt decor, 87 pages, 77 popular nursery rhymes illustrated in b/w and full-color by Tasha Tudor. ; Copyright 1938. This is 4th printing, 1944. ; Cloth has several pale spots, spine sunned but readable. No interior marks. Hinges have slight play. Lacks jacket. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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298 Mother Goose >> Nursery Rhymes
N. Y. : Modern Publishing; 1991 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Karen Rissing 
20 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall red hardcover, 20 unnumbered pages, about 40 popular nursery rhymes, lively color illustrations throughout including endpapers. ; Isbn 0874494990. ; No marks. Small ding to lower front board, otherwise appears unused. ; Honey Bear Books Series 
Price: 11.00 USD
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299 Moynahan, Jay M. >> Talkin' about Sportin' Women : A Dictionary of Terms Related to Prostitution on the American Frontier
Spokane, Wash: Chickadee Publishing; 2002 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
47 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; White softcover, pink lettering, white wire spiral binding, 47 pages, about 300 terms listed and defined. Includes several lists such as names of actual brothels, actual madams, and old prostituion districts of western towns. ; Terms from American frontier 1840s-1920s, used by prostitutes, their customers, social reformers, and general public. Compiled and edited by professor of history. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Quite scarce. ; Sportin' Women Series 
Price: 24.00 USD
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300 Muench, David, and Marc Muench >> American Portfolios : Three Wilderness Portfolios
San Francisco: Browntrout Publishers; 1994 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by David Muench, Marc Muench 
168 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Very large square hardcover (12.25 x 12.25 inches) 31 x 31 cm, black cloth, gold lettering, tan endpapers, 168 glossy pages, over 100 original photos, most in full color, many full-spread. Detailed captions in rear. ; Isbn 1563134411. ; Stunning photos of magnificent natural landscapes of t United States by father and son David Muench and Marc Muench, 1950s-1990s. ; No defects to book or jacket. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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