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401 Spiller, Burton L. >> More Grouse Feathers : Limited Edition, 1938
N. Y. : Derrydale Press; 1938 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Lynn Bogue Hunt 
238 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering and decor, color-illustrated circular pastedown on front, [xii] + 238 text pages + several b/w illustrations on unnumbered plates. ; Limited edition stated. This is Number 505 of 950. ; Minor exterior wear only. 
Price: 136.00 USD
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402 Spiller, Burton L. >> Grouse Feathers : Limited Edition, 1935
N. Y. : Derrydale Press; 1935 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Lynn Bogue Hunt 
207 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering and decor, color-illustrated circular pastedown on front, [xii] + 207 text pages + 9 b/w illustrations on unnumbered plates. ; Limited edition stated. This is Number 866 of 950. ; Minor exterior wear only. 
Price: 136.00 USD
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403 Spillman, Jane Shadel >> Elegant Epergne, the : From the Bunny and Charles Koppelman Collection
N. Y. : Harry N. Abrams; 1995 0810932636 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Trudy Schlachter 
144 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, green cloth, 144 glossy pages, endnotes, footnotes, bibliographies, several b/w illustrations, 83 spectacular full-color photos with captions. ; Co-authored by Susan S. Hermanos and Gregory A. Kuharic. Brief glossaries by Gay LeClaire Taylor and Janet Zapata. ; History of decorative glass centerpieces of 18th-20th century, with prime examples. ; No discernable wear to book or jacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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404 Spyri, Johanna >> Sina, eine Erzahlung fur Junge Madchen : (Zina, a Tale for Young Girls) (Erzählung für Junge Mädchen)
Stuttgart, Germany : Verlag von Carl Krabbe; 1895 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by R. Poetzelberger 
226 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; GERMAN text throughout, in old Fraktur script. Hardcover, orange cloth decorated in gilt, green, black, brown, pink and pale blue; all edges marbled, floral-patterned endpapers, red page-marker ribbon, 226 pages plus 2-pg publisher catalog in rear; 75 b/w illustrations, some full-page. ; Classic children's literature from Switzerland by the famous author of Heidi. ; Cloth is worn at extremities, with small spots here and there. No marks, no other defects. Interior clean, binding tight. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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405 Stanton, Elizabeth Cady >> Women's Bible, the : Part 1, the Pentateuch, and Part 2, Judges, Kings, Prophets and Apostles
Seattle: Coalition Task Force on Women & Religion; 1986 Softcover Very Good 
401 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Softcover, orange leatherette covers, [xviii] + 152 + 217 + 14 pages, b/w photo frontispiece of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Bible text in 2 columns, with extensive commentary by Stanton and other women of religion. This edition also includes facsimiles of inscr*ptions from an early edition acerbically inscr*bed by Stanton herself. ; Isbn 0960304215. Originally published 1895-1898. This edition 1974, 12th printing, February, 1986. ; Yes, this is the famous Bible commentary written by the famous woman rights activist and a circle of liberal religious colleagues, including Phebe Hanaford, Augusta Chapin, Olympia Brown, Mrs. Robert G. Ingersoll, Matilda Joslyn Gage, Louisa Southworth, more. This edition edited by Eleanor D. Bilimoria and committee. ; Covers show light wear only. Spine is faded but quite readable. Owner name (a Unitarian Universalist minister) penned on title page, and a very few pages have his underlining and marks. Binding tight. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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406 Starkie, Enid >> Arthur Rimbaud : A Critical Biography
Norfolk, Ct: New Directions; 1961 Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Giraudon 
491 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Green cloth over spine, white boards, 2 indexes, bibliography, endnotes, 3 appendixes. ; Cover photo by Giraudon. ; Book shows a touch of shelfwear, otherwise crisp, appears unread. Jacket unclipped, but rubbed, creased, with several small edge chips not affecting any text. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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407 Stern, David H. >> Jewish New Testament Commentary : (Signed) a Companion Volume to the Jewish New Testament
Clarksville, Md: Jewish New Testament Publications; 1992 9653590081 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Mickie Klugman Caspi Signed by Author
960 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Thick hardcover, red illustrated boards, [xxii] + 927 + 11 pages, extensive index. Front endpaper inscribed and dated Dec 1992 and SIGNED by author. ; Authored by a Messianic Jew and PhD who previously translated the New Testament in a manner that expresses its essential Jewishness. This volume is a companion commentary to that translation. ; Top and fore-edge show several pale spots. No other marks apart from autograph. Binding tight. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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408 Stewart, Malcolm >> Now Songs : Contemporary Gospel Songs with Guitar Chords
Nashville, Tenn: Abingdon Press; 1967 068728211X Softcover Very Good+ 
80 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall pink softcover, 80 pages, monochrome illustrations throughout, 58 modern Christian gospel and inspirational songs with lyrics, tunes, guitar chords. ; Introduction by Sydney Carter. ; Minor edgewear only. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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409 Stover, Eric, with Richard Goldstone >> Graves, the : Srebrenica and Vukovar
Zurich, Switzerland: Scalo Publishers; 1998 3931141764 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Gilles Peress 
334 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, gray pictorial boards, 334 pages, bibliography, dozens of graphic b/w photos of gravesites, artifacts, bones, corpses, etc. English text throughout. ; Foreword by Justice Richard Goldstone, chief prosecutor of UN War Crimes Tribunal for Yugoslavia. Based on excavations and research conducted in Bosnia and Croatia into mass graves of slaughtered civilians, including the atrocities known as the Srebrenica Massacre and the Vukovar Massacre. ; This book was acquired from the personal library of author Elmore Leonard, where estate seller affixed sticker to front board stating 'Elmore Leonard Library'. No other defects. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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410 Stowe, Harriet Beecher >> Poganuc People : Their Loves and Lives (1st Edition, 1878)
N. Y. : Fords, Howard & Hulbert; 1878 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by John Filmer 
375 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, reddish-brown cloth, gilt title on spine, black decor and black lettering on front, 375 pages + 3-pg publisher catalog in rear, 4 full-page b/w illustrations. ; 1st edition. Copyright page 1878. No other dates. No other printings listed. List of author's works includes this title and states 'Just out.' ; Ms. Stowe's semi-autobiographiccal and final novel. ; Boards slightly bowed. Cloth worn at extremities but not frayed. Owner name, place and date (1905) neatly penned on front endpaper in fountain pen in a fine hand. Front free endpaper missing. Pages are clean, no marks, but each and every illustrated plate has margin dampstains. Binding tight. Sold as is. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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411 Sturm, Ann Black >> Shaker Gift of Song, the : A Book of Shaker Songs
Richmond, Ky: Ann Black Sturm; 1981 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
40 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, brown covers, fold-and-staple binding, 40 pages, bibliography, 3 suggested programs of song, 31 songs with tunes and lyrics, some also with harmony. ; 1st edition, published by author, 1981. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. ; Item laid in: small original promotional flyer for this book. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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412 Suczek, Alexander >> Witness of Music, the : 80 Years of Pro Musica in Detroit (Signed)
Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich: Marick Press; 2006 097797037X First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
290 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Dark purple-brown cloth, 290 pages, three extensive appendixes including list of performances, list of officers and board members, over 50 b/w photos of musicians and soloists. Title page inscribed 'To Stephen Stackpole [Detroit philanthropist] with Sincere Thanks and Best Wishes' and SIGNED by author Alex Suczek and dated Sept 20, 2006. ; History of illustrious chamber music concert society which brought to Detroit many famous composers, musicians and singers and arranged for their performances at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Orchestra Hall and other venues large and small. Written by Alexander C. Suczek, classical guitarist, folk and art singer, member since 1954, vice president 1964-1975 and president since 1975. Edited by Peter Marcus. Book design by Sean Tai. ; Book is crisp. No visible wear. No marks apart from autograph. Jacket shows a touch of edgewear only. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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413 Sullivan, Arthur, with Longfellow, Bennett, Tours >> Golden Legend, the : A Cantata by Arthur Sullivan
London & N. Y. : Novello, Ewer & Company; 1888 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
137 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, tan boards with red-brown lettering, [xiv] + 137 + 4 pages, complete vocal score with full piano accomapniment in standard notation. Argument (plot synopsis) in front, publisher catalog in rear and on endpapers. ; Originally published 1886. This is an early reprint, 1888. An epic contata depicting saints, sinners, princes, Lucifer, you name it. Sullivan's most famous work apart from light opera. ; Complete subtitle: 'A Cantata by Arthur Sullivan, adapted from the Poems of Longfellow by Joseph Bennett, the Pianoforte Arrangement by Berthold Tours.' ; Quite worn. Boards bowed. Musical club name stamped on front in old ink. No interior marks but some foxing here and there. Hinges are tight. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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414 Suzman, Arthur, and Denis Diamond Six Million Did Die : The Truth Shall Prevail
Johannesburg: South African Jewish Board of Deputies; 1977 Softcover Near Fine 
120 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; White and gray softcover, [xvi] + 120 pages, small map of death camps of Europe, 66 b/w photos and facsimiles, many showing atrocities. Text includes testimony from numerous witnesses. ; Foreword by Nahum Goldmann. This book was published in direct response to a booklet entitled Did Six Million Really Die? By neo-nazi and Holocaust denier Richard Harwood. ; Exterior shows only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or defects. Appears unread. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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415 Takno Tekno, Made in Denmark : (Model Car Catalog, 1961)
Denmark: Tekno; 1961 Softcover Good+ 
12 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small color glossy catalog, 12 full-color pages. ; Includes model fire engines, cars, trucks, motorcycles, airplanes, etc, with item numbers. Very little text but it is in Danish, Dutch, English, German, French and Spanish. ; This item is from the collection of Peter H. Foss. ; Worn but intact. Many pen marks including exchange rate (USdol to Danishkroner) on front, date (June 1961) on front, and retailprices in USdols penned under each toy. Scarce. Sold as is. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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416 Taylor, Anita, and Judi Beinstein Miller >> Conflict and Gender
Cresskill, N. J. : Hampton Press; 1994 1881303810 Softcover Good+ 
331 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Yellow softcover, [viii] + 331 pages, 2 indexes, chapter bibliographies, numerous lists and tables, 14 chapters by various experts. ; Topics include: Interpersonal conflict. Gender studies. Patriarchy. Psychology. Sexual harassment. Conflict management. More. ; Very little wear but 18 pages have highlighting, several pages have pencil underlining, 3 leaves creased at upper tip. ; Interpersonal Communication Series; Vol. 1 
Price: 13.00 USD
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417 Taylor, Graham D. >> New Deal and American Indian Tribalism, the : The Administration of the Indian Reorganization Act, 1934-1945
Lincoln, Neb: University of Nebraska Press; 1980 0803244037 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
203 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, orange cloth, [xvi] + 302 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, 2 appendixes. ; The New Deal encompassed a wave of progressive legislation under the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt. This book examines the impact of the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 which sought to restore autonomy to the tribes by ending enforced assimilation, providing opportunities for sustained economic development, and allowing tribes to establish their own governments. ; Book shows no defects, no bumps, no dings, no tears, no marks. Jacket shows light edgewear, light rubbing, spine panel slightly faded but quite readable. Scarce in hardcover. 
Price: 64.00 USD
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418 Taylor, Jeremy >> Holy Dying, Complete in 1 Volume : The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying
N. Y. : E. P. Dutton & Company; 1876 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
373 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small hardcover (4 x 6 inches) 12 x 15 cm, brown cloth, gilt lettering, black decor, dark brown endpapers, all edges red, [xxviii] + 373 pages, margin sidenotes throughout, many in Latin or Greek. ; Author lived 1613-1667, minister in Church of England. This is revised and corrected edition, 1876, edited by E. A. ; Topics include: General preparation towards a holy and blessed death. Temptations incident to the state of sickness and their remedies. Acts of faith by way of prayer to be said by the sick. Acts of repentance. Acts of charity. Visitation of the sick. Administering the holy sacrament. Much more. ; Moderate exterior wear. Spine cloth faded but gilt is bright and readable. Owner name and date (1913) in fountain pen on front flyleaf. Both hinges tight 
Price: 18.00 USD
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419 Teeple, Bucko >> Kitchigamig Anishinabeg : The People of the Great Lakes
Sault Ste. Marie, Mich: Tribe of Chippewa Indians; 1994 0964552507 Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Alan R. Kamuda 
129 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, black cloth, gold lettering, [xiv] + 129 glossy pages, bibliography, 75 photos, including a few historical b/w, but most are high-quality full-page full-color portraits of Indians living today, wearing traditional or fancy garb associated with the tribe. Captions include Indian name, English name, age, residence and tribe or band. ; Introduction by Bernard Bouschor, tribal chairman. ; Owner name penned on front endpaper. No other defects. A magnificent book. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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420 Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson >> This Then is Maud : Being a Monodrama as Writ and Arranged by Alfred Tennyson
East Aurora, N. Y. : Roycrofters; 1900 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
80 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Published in the year 1900, 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, deep red cloth liners, 80 heavy-duty pages, red page-marker ribbon, b/w decorative initials, red lettering on divider pages. ; Decorations designed by Samuel Warner. ; Exterior shows a touch of sunning to spine, which is unlettered. No other defects inside or out. Book is in remarkably good condition compared to most books of this type. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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421 Tenot, Eugene >> Paris in December, 1851, Or, the Coup d'Etat of Napoleon III : Translated from the Thirteenth French Edition, with Many Orignal Notes, by S. W. Adams, and A. H. Brandon.
N. Y. : Hurd & Houghton; 1870 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
350 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, blindstamped decor on boards, brown glossy endpapers, [xvi] + 350 pages, errata page, index, footnotes, appendix. English throughout. ; 1st American edition, 1870. Complete subtitle: 'Translated from the Thirteenth French Edition, with Many Orignal Notes, by Sherman W. Adams, and A. H. Brandon.' ; Cloth shows very minor wear at tips. Small antique book label on front endpaper. A few leaves creased at upper corner. No other defects. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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422 Thackeray, William Makepeace >> Christmas Books of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh, the : Mrs. Perkin's Ball ; Our Street ; Dr. Birch ; the Kickleburys on the Rhine ; the Rose and the Ring (Leather Binding, 1871)
London: Smith, Elder & Company; 1871 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by W. M. Thackeray 
488 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Full dark blue-green leather, six compartments on spine, beautiful gilt rules and decor on both boards and spine, decorative inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, [viii] + 328 pages + 76 full-page b/w line illustrations by the author on unnumbered plates. ; This edition dated 1871, no date on reverse of title page; we acquired it in a lot of books from 1880s. ; Edges show moderate wear. Gift note in old ink on front blank page. Former owner has affixed five additional illustrations by Thackeray onto front and rear blank pages. Binding tight. Overall quite an attractive book. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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423 Thomas, Arthur L. >> Story from Michigan, a : The Life and Times of Clarke E. Davis
San Luis Obispo, Calif: Published by Author; 1970 Softcover Very Good+ 
212 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; White softcover, green lettering, a few endnotes. Errata slip laid in, as issued. Foreword by Benjamin H. Thurman. ; Biography of Clarke Edwin Davis, born 1888, lived and died in Michigan with stints in Utah and in New York, PhD, professor of chemistry, pioneer researcher into properties of food substances, food safety, etc, at National Biscuit Company, improved manufacturing methods of biscuits, crackers, fig newtons, chocolate, etc; as vice president Virginia Dare Extract Company invented new methods of manufacturing flavor extracts, leader in American Chemical Society, president of Flavoring Extract Manufacturers Association, etc. ; Covers lightly sunned. Several leaves creased at upper tip, as issued. Faint crease to spine. Corrections listed on errata slip have been made in pencil in the text. No other defects. Scarce. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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424 Thoreau, Henry David, and Philip Van Doren Stern >> Annotated Walden, the : Walden, Or, Life in the Woods, Together with Civil Disobedience, a Detailed Chronology and Various Pieces about its Author, the Writing and Publishing of the Book
N. Y. : Clarkson N. Potter; 1970 0517504022 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
502 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Large hardcover, green cloth over spine, tan boards, map of Concord, Massachusetts, on endpapers, [viii] + 502 pages, index, bibliography, tons of b/w photos and illustrations. Includes original text in main columns and extensive notes and comments in outer columns. ; Book shows discoloration to heel. No other defects. No marks. Jacket is quite worn and chipped, mainly along top edge, but all readable. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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425 Timbs, John >> Curiosities of London : Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of Interest in the Metropolis
London: Virtue & Company; 1867 Second Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
871 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall thick hardcover, black leather over spine and corners, red marbled boards, gilt lettering over red spine band, edges speckled red, [vii] + 871 pages, b/w line diagrams here and there. Title page engraving by J. H. Wray and J. Stephenson. ; Topics include: Amusements. Baths. Churches. Protestant and dissenters chapels. Crypts. Guild Halls. Inns. Libraries. Museums. Piccadilly. Theatres. Much more. ; This is a real book from 1867, not a flimsy overpriced reprint. ; Originally published 1855. This is 2nd edition, 1867. Authored by a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. Complete subtitle: 'Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of Interest in the Metropolis, With Nearly Sixty Years Personal Recollections, A New Edition, Corrected and Enlarged'. ; Exterior worn and rubbed. Old tasteful b/w bookplate on front endpaper. Light to moderate foxing, mostly to front and rear few pages. Front hinge partly split but textblock intact. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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426 Todorov, Tzvetan, with Arthur Denner >> Fragility of Goodness, the : Why Bulgaria's Jews Survived the Holocaust
Princeton, N. J. : Princeton University Press; 2001 0691088322 First English Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
197 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, dark burgundy-red cloth, [vi] + 197 + 5 pages, index, footnotes, complete text and commentary of 22 significant documents including memoirs, government pronouncements, statements from unions and other organizations, leaflets, etc. ; Sub-subtitle: A Collection of Texts with Commentary by Tzvetan Todorov, translated by Arthur Denner. Originally published in French, 1999. This is first English edition, 2001.; No defects to book. Lacks jacket. ; Item laid in: color postcard " Pozdrav iz Karlovca " with nine small color photos, postally used, postmarked 1977, handwritten text in Serbian? 
Price: 13.00 USD
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427 Tolkien, J. R. R. , with Ralph Bakshi >> Lord of the Rings, the : (1978 Animated Feature Film) VHS Movie
Hollywood, Calif: Warner Brothers Home Video; 2001 0790762536 Non-Book 
; Video Tape; Rare VHS video cassette, NTSC (Region 1) encoded for North America. ; Voice talent includes John Hurt, William Squire, Christopher Guard. 133 minutes. ; Classic animated film tells stories of Fellowship of Ring and Two Towers. Film produced 1978. This video released 2001. ; Clamshell case slightly crunched at two corners but opens and closes solidly. Tape in perfect working order. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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428 Tomalin, Claire >> Life and Death of Mary Wollstonecraft, The
N. Y. : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich; 1974 0151515395 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket 
316 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Ex-Library; Black cloth over spine, purple boards, family tree chart on endpaper, index, bibliography, chronology, footnotes, endnotes, 24 b/w photos and facsimiles on glossy plates. ; Famous early feminist, member of the Dissenting (Unitarian) church, wife of radical William Godwin, mother of author Mary Shelley. ; All the usual library marks. Jacket in protective sleeve. Little wear apart from library outrages. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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429 Torrington, F. H., and T. C. Jeffers >> Methodist Hymn and Tune Book : Compiled and Published by Authority of the General Conference of the Methodist Church of Canada, 1894
Toronto: Methodist Book & Publishing House; 1894 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
487 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, gilt lettering, 487 pages, 7 indexes including metrical index, 936 hymns with 4-part music in standard notation, lyrics under (outside) the music, plus 14 doxologies and benedicitons. ; Music edited by F. H. Torrington and T. C. Jeffers. Publication committee chair John Kay. Copyright filed by the Rev. William Briggs. Published under auspices, Methodist Church of Canada. ; This is NOT a recent reprint or a book-on-demand but an actual publication from 1894. ; Methodist Choir, Marthaville, June 4, '05, penned front free endpaper in old ink. Both hinges sprung. Cloth worn at tips, with a small tear to crown. Gilt on spine a bit dull but quite readable, gilt on front quite bright. Pages are yellowed from age, with a few thumb smudges here and there, but all attached and readable. Sold as is. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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430 Townsend, Virginia F. >> Mills of Tuxbury, The
Boston: A. K. Loring; 1871 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by F. T. Merrill 
363 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Original full green cloth, gilt lettering and decor on front and spine, pale yellow endpapers, 4 b/w illustraions on glossy plates, including frontispiece. ; Dated 1871. No additional printings. Illustrations by Frank Thayer Merrill, engraved by John Andrew & Son. ; Picturesque novel of life in a New England mill town, with woman protagonist, authored by longtime assistant editor of Arthur's Home Magazine. ; Moderate exterior wear, mainly to lower tips. Pages a bit yellowed from age. 8 leaves creased at upper tips, not affecting text. Owner name and address penned in small, fine letters on front endpaper, dated 1871. Title page lightly foxed. No other marks. Binding tight. Overall quite attractive. Scarce. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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431 Trowbridge, W. R. H. (William Rutherford Hayes) >> Beau Sabreur, a : Maurice de Saxe, Marshal of France, His Loves, His Laurels, and His Times, 1696-1750
N. Y. : Brentano's; 1910 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
351 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering, top edge gilt, illustration on front in white and gilt of armored Cupid-like figure with tilting lance skewering crown, laurel and heart; similar character in gilt on spine; 351 pages, index, bibliography, footnotes, 39 b/w portraits and illustrations on glossy plates, with captions. ; Originally published 1909 by London: T. Fisher Unwin. This is 1st US edition, 1910. Detailed and well-written biography of the Marshal (supreme general) of France 1743-1750 who provided the French crown with many decisive victories in the War of Austrian Succession. ; Minor exterior wear, mainly to white part of front panel, which shows some rubbing. Light foxing here and there, mainly to plates and adjacent leaves. No marks, no major defects. Binding tight. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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432 Tucker, Cynthia Grant >> Woman's Ministry, a : Mary Collson's Search for Reform as a Unitarian Minister, a Hull House Social Worker, and a Christian Science Practitioner
Philadelphia: Temple University Press; 1984 0877223386 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
218 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, tan boards, [xx] + 218 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes. ; Series edited by Allen F. Davis. Fantastic biography of well known 19th-century pioneer woman minister by noted professor and scholar of American, Unitarian, and women's history. ; A touch of edgewear to jacket. No other defects. Last few leaves unopened. ; American Civilization Series 
Price: 14.00 USD
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433 Tynan, Kenneth >> Oh ! Calcutta ! : An Entertainment with Music Devised by Kenneth Tynan, Directed by Jacques Levi
N. Y. : Grove Press; 1969 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ Illustrated by Clovis Trouille 
190 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Paperback, 190 pages, about 60 b/w photos from the production. Many nudes. ; Black Cat B-226. Published by Black Cat Books, division of Evergreen Books, imprint of Grove Press, 1969. ; Scripts and photos from the most famous sexy, bawdy, smutty, raunchy, racy play of the 1960s, written with collaboration of Peter Schickele, Samuel Beckett, Jules Feiffer, John Lennon, Sam Shepard and more. ; Covers show light shelfwear. No other defects. ; Black Cat B Series; Vol. 226 
Price: 12.00 USD
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434 Ulio, James Alexander >> Land Mines and Booby Traps : War Department Field Manual FM 5-31
Washington, D. C. : Government Printing Office; 1943 Softcover Good+ 
8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, tan covers, hole-punched and bound with cord, as issued. Thirteen chapters. No page numbers, as issued. About 400 pages in total. Over 200 b/w photos and diagrams. ; Book dated 1 November 1943. First supplement, 24 pages, 2copies, dated 8 May 1944. Second supplement, 10 pages, dated 11 July 1944. ; No author listed. Attributed to Maj. Gen. James Alexander Ulio. Restricted stated. ; Topics include: American mine-field laying. Mines and fuzes. Mine-field breaching and clearance. British mines and tactics. Russian mines and tactics. French mines and tactics. German. Hungarian. Italian. Japanese. More. ; These items are from the estate of Lt. Alan R. Blackmar, 93rd Chemical Battalion, who marked his name or initials on front of each one. They appear to have been used in the field: exteriors are moderately worn, lightly spotted. Interior pages are clean and intact. Bindings are tight. ; Army Field Manual FM 5 Series; Vol. 31 
Price: 45.00 USD
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435 Upham, Charles M. >> Proceedings, Thirty-Fifth Annual Convention, American Road Builders Association : January 17-21, 1938, Cleveland, Ohio
Washington, D. C. : American Road Builders Association; 1938 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
918 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Hardcover, dark green cloth over flexible boards, gold lettering, 918 pages, list of officers, list of exhibitors, index of speakers, index of subjects, about 100 papers by various experts, tons of b/w figures, photos, lists, tables, charts, etc, including small portrait photos of contributors, with captions. ; Editor in chief Charles M. Upham. Co-editors Ethel A. Birchland, Dan. R. Lamson, S. S. Steinberg. ; Topics include: Asphalt. Drainage. Safety. Traffic congestion. Beautification. Federal aid. Road maintenance. Use of roads as flight strips for aircraft (including photos of several vehicles that are both car and aircraft) . Construction of Inter-American Highway. Much more. ; Light wear to cloth at extremities. No marks, but edges and endpapers show a touch of foxing. Binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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436 Usher, James M. >> Twelve Sermons Delivered During the Session of the United States Convention of Universalists : In the City of New York, September 15-16, 1853, Together with a Portrait of the Author of Each Sermon
Boston: James M. Usher; 1853 1437436463 First Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
285 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, brown embossed cloth, gilt decor on front, all edges gilt, 285 pages, 12 sermons, 12 exquisite portrait engravings with tissue guards. ; Sermons by the Revs. Townsend P. Abell, Otis A. Skinner, Alonzo A. Miner, William Henry Ryder, Hosea Ballou 2nd, Ebenezer Fisher, Isaac Dowd Williamson, Alexander G. Laurie, Samuel P. Skinner, George Washington Montgomery, Thomas Whittemore, Moses Ballou. ; This is an actual book from 1853, not a flimsy overpriced computer-generated reprint. We are sorry that Amazon forces us to list it under a modern ISBN. ; Heavily worn. Clothed chipped at extremities. Spine lettering rubbed but readable. Penned on front endpaper 'Norman Rexford's Book bought of Rev. J. M. Day June 1853.' (The Rev. Jonathan M. Day 1820-1907 was a pioneer Universalist preacher in Indiana and Illinois) Different owner name stamped on rear endpaper in old ink. Spine somewhat cocked but binding holding together. Scarce. Sold as is. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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437 Usiskin, Zalman >> Texas Instruments TI-73 with Graph Explorer Software : Graphing Calculator Guidebook
Dallas, Tx: Texas Instruments; 1998 Sixth Printing Softcover Near Fine 
356 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; White softcover, 356 pages, index, 3 appendixes, tons of b/w figures, tables and diagrams. Laid in: small flyer for Texas Instuments Connectivity Kit and other services, dated 2001.; This item is titled 'Texas Instruments TI-73 with Graph Explorer Software : Graphing Calculator Guidebook'. Authored by a long list of contributors including Zalman Usiskin. ; A touch of shelfwear only. Pages are slightly yellowed from age. No other defects. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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438 Valloglise, P. Luc >> Search for the Rabbit, The, and What it Taught Allison : A New Report from Wonderland (Signed)
Black Mountain, N. C. : Lorien House; 1988 Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
138 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; White softcover, 138 pages, line drawings by author, 26 chapters, each featuring one letter of alphabet. Not written for children but suitable for all ages. ; Isbn 0934852553. Blurb: 'Taking the wrong subway train in New York, Allison encounters a series of talkative characters leading her through the maze of Wonderland until it all begins to make sense.' ; front blank page inscribed and SIGNED by author. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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439 Van de Weerdt-Schieffalers, Esly >> Indonesian Cuisine : Selamat Makan
Scottsdale, Ariz: Pulido Publications; 1998 0966378709 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
160 pages; 4to (10") 26 cm; Square hardcover, black boards and endpapers, 160 glossy pages, index, glossary, numerous full-page color photos, about 100 recipes. English throughout, except recipe names in English and Indonesian (Javanese) ; Includes author's brief bio, born in Semarang, Java, Indonesia, in 1930, came to the US in 1968.; Owner wrote 'March 3, 2003' on title page. Otherwise book appears unused. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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440 Van Hoosen, Bertha >> Petticoat Surgeon
Rochester, Mich: Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm; 1994 Fourth Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
324 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Hardcover, dark blue-black cloth, gold spine title, 324 pages, 4 b/w photos. ; Originally published 1947. This is 4th printing, 1994, in honor of 120th anniversary of author's birth. Unabridged. ; Autobiography of Dr. Bertha Van Hoosen, MD from University of Michigan 1888, longtime professor of gynecology and obstetrics, founding president of American Womens Medical Association in 1915. Foreword by Dr. A. E. Hertzler. Afterword by niece Sarah Van Hoosen Jones. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks. Lacks jacket. ; Item laid in: The Story of the Kenny Method, 12-pg glossy booklet, 5 b/w photos, describing how Elizabeth Kenny invented a method to help children paralyzed by polio learn to walk again, 1944. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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441 Vawter, Clara >> Of Such is the Kingdom
Indianapolis: Bowen-Merrill Company; 1899 0548048207 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Will Vawter 
192 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, gilt lettering, decor in red and gilt, 192 pages, 31 full-page b/w illustrations on plates, plus small b/w line illustrations on every page. Glossy throughout. ; 14 charming short stories for young readers. Copyright 1899. This is not a recent reprint but an actual book from 1899. NAP. Later republished as The Rabbit's Ransom, after the first story in the book. ; Cloth tanned on spine and around edges, all gilt lettering still bright and readable, cloth a bit frayed at crown. Small dent to center of rear board, not too deep. Owner name on front endpaper in fountain pen. No other defects. Scarce. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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442 Vennard, Iva Durham >> Revelation, the : A Student's Handbook
Chicago: Chicago Envangelist Institute Press; 1914 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
112 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Oblong hardcover, olive green cloth, 112 pages, detailed outline, table of significant numbers. ; Written by the great Dr. Iva Durham Vennard (1871-1945) Methodist laywoman, biblical scholar and, in 1910, founding president of Chicago Evangelistic Institute. ; Very little exterior wear. However, former owner, Methodist minister, made numerous notes and comments in margins and blank pages, also a small amount of underlining, all in light pencil or fine-tip fountain pen. Also, several additional pages of his notes are laid in. Everything readable. Binding tight. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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443 Verdi, Giuseppe, with Cammarano, MacFarren, Stevenson >> IL Trovatore : The Troubadour, Opera in Four Acts, Libretto by S. Cammarano, the English Version by Natalia MacFarren, with an Essay on the History of the Opera by E. Irenaeus Stevenson
N. Y. : G. Schirmer; 1898 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
239 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, black leather over flexible boards, gilt title on front, rounded corners, all edges red, green endpapers, [x] + 239 pages, introduction in English, complete opera in Italian and English with full piano accompaniment. ; Music by Verdi. Libretto by S. Cammarano. English lyrics by Natalia MacFarren. Introduction by E. Irenaeus Stevenson. ; Spine long ago repaired with black tape, title neatly painted in white. No internal marks. Binding tight. Four old items tipped in by owner, all programs for Il Trovatore, each being one sheet: 1) Metropolitan Opera Company, conducted by Vittorio Podesti, 1910. 2) Boston Opera Company, Arturo Luzzatti, 1910. 3) Boston Opera House, Gaetano Bavagnoli, 1916. 4) Chicago Opera Association, Pietro Cimini, circa 1920.; G. Schirmer's Collection of Operas Series 
Price: 48.00 USD
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444 Vignola, Giacomo, with William Robert Powell >> Elementary Treatise on Architecture, an : Comprising the Complete Study of the Five Orders, with Indications of Their Shadows and the First Principles of Construction
Cleveland, Oh: J. H. Jansen; 1923 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket Illustrated by Pierre Esquie 
158 pages; Folio (12.75") 33 cm; Ex-Library; Very tall hardcover, gray cloth, black lettering, 158 unnumbered pages, 72 full-page b/w plates, each with detailed captions on facing pages. ; This is an English translation of Vignola's famous Regola delli Cinque Ordini d'Architettura, originally published in 1562, which described the canon of classical architectural style regarding columns, doors, entablatures, arches, etc. ; This new edition copyright 1921, translated by William Robert Powell, with new glossary and footnotes, and with additional diagrams by Pierre Esquie. This printing 1923.; Cloth is worn, frayed in places. Owner name penciled inside front cover, large but very faded. Minor pencil marks on two plates. Dewey decimal number painted on heel, also very faded. Rear endpaper scarred from removed pocket. No other library marks. Binding tight. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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445 Von Berge, H. >> Lorenz's Sanctus : A Collection of Anthems for the Use of Church Choirs
Dayton, Ohio: Lorenz Publishing Company; 1935 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
224 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Black cloth, silver lettering, 41 anthems arranged for mixed choir, with organ-piano parts. Uses old tenor (C) clef. ; Composers include: Gounod. Wagner. Lorenz. Ashford. Wilson. Heyser. Many others. ; Cloth worn at extremities. Stratford Baptist Church Choir stamped on endpaper in old ink. Front hinge has some play otherwise binding tight. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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446 von der Mehden, Louis >> Mother Goose's Vocal Lancers, Sheet Music : For the Young and Old
San Francisco: I. L. A. Broderson & Company; 1881 Softcover Very Good 
8 pages; Folio (13.75") 35 cm; Tall sheet music, no illustrations, 8 pages, arranged for two voices, piano, and optional bells. Includes lyrics of 13 popular Mother Goose rhymes set in highly amusing arrangement. ; Dated 1881. 'Over Ten Thousand Copies Sold' stated therefore we assume later printing. Dedicated to Cambrian Mutual Aid Society of San Francisco. ; We found little on this composer but we assume he was father of Louis von der Mehden Jr, performer, arranger or conductor with several early record companies. ; Left edge shows small dings. Old performance notes lightly penciled in margins. Seller name and address stamped on rear pages, very faded but still readable. Faint discoloration to heel. Scarce. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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447 von Gumpert, Thekla >> Herzblattchens Zeitvertreib, Unterhaltungen fur Kleine Knaben und Madchen zur Herzensbildung und Entwickelung der Begriffe, 42 Band : Amusement Annual, Especially for Little Boys and Girls with Enchanting Pictures and Progressive Contents, Volume 42
Glogau: Verlag von Carl Flemming; 1897 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
199 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; GERMAN text throughout in old Fraktur script. Beautiful full red cloth, 5 small b/w illustrations on front, intertwining black and gilt decor on front, gilt lettering on front and spine, tan endpapers, several b/w illustrations in text, b/w portrait engraving of author, 25 stunning full-page chromolithograph plates with captions. ; Volume 42 stated. Published in Glogau (was Germany, now Poland) by Carl Flemming. No date on copyright page but page 198 mentions 1897. ; Gift note in very pale ink on front endpaper dated 1897. Otherwise book shows only a touch of wear at crown only. Gilt decor is bright, color illustrations are clean and sharp, binding is tight. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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448 Walker, James Herbert >> Johnstown Horror ! Or, Valley of Death, the : Being a Complete and Thrilling Account of the Awful Floods and Their Appalling Ruin, Containing Graphic Descriptions . . .
Minneapolis: Creore & Nickerson; 1889 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
520 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, gray cloth, black and gilt decor on front and spine, black lettering, all edges marbled, gray patterned endpapers, [xiv] + 520 pages, dozens of b/w illustrations reproduced from engravings. ; Sensational story of massive flood that drowned over 2200 people in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, when the South Fork dam collapsed in 1889. Published in 1889 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and in Stevenspoint, Wisconsin, by Creore & Nickerson. Needless to say we do not have room to give the complete 123-word title. ; Exterior shows light rubbing and a few very small spots. Owner name, address, and KDKA-TV-2 all lightly penciled on reverse of dedication page. No other marks. Pages yellowed from age but not brittle. Gilt is bright and sharp. Binding is tight. Overall a most attractive volume. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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449 Walli, Mina >> Suomalais-Amerikalainen Keittokirja : Finnish-American Cookbook
N. Y. : Mina Walli; 1914 1293055336 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
350 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Main text in Finnish and English. ; Hardcover, dark red cloth, black lettering, index, about 900 recipes of all kinds. Each recipe is in Finnish and also in parallel English in the second column. ; Amazonbuyers please note: This is an actual book from 1914, not a flimsy computer-generated reprint. We are sorry Amazon forces us to list it as such. ; This book has been in a kitchen. Cloth worn, boards showing through at tips. Several leaves creased at upper tip. Small spots here and there. No internal writing. Hinges have some play but binding is holding together. Scarce. Sold as is. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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450 Walter, L. Edna, and Lucy E. Broadwood >> Treasury of English Nursery Rhymes, a : With Music
London: Bracken Books; 1988 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Dorothy M. Wheeler 
63 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, 63 pages, 28 belobed nursery rhymes with tunes, lyrics, and easy piano accompaniments. Each spread contains one song plus a beautifully illustrated full-color panel and intricate b/w designs. ; Rhymes selected and edited by L. Edna Walter. Music harmonized by Lucy E. Broadwood. Originally published 1916. This edition 1988. Isbn 185170163X. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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451 Waltham >> Waltham Gauge
Detroit: Waltham Gauge Company; 1945 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Don Wood 
12 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Oblong hardcover, black buckram covers, black plastic comb binding, gilt title on front, 12 unnumbered pages, 11 real photos of Waltham products and Waltham engineers at work. No text other than title and photo credit. ; 1945 promotional publication from Waltham Gauge Company, 9114 E Forest Ave, Detroit, Michigan, makers of precision gears. Photos by Don Wood. ; Boards slightly bowed. Comb a bit misshapen but intact. Quite rare and possibly unique. 
Price: 62.00 USD
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452 Ware, William >> Zenobia ; Or, the Fall of Palmyra : In Letters of L. Manlius Piso, from Palmyra, to His Friend, Marcus Curticus, At Rome
N. Y. : John B. Alden, Publisher; 1892 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
191 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Dark brown cloth, black lettering and decor, 191 pages, main text in 2 columns. ; Historical romance, a ficionalized account of Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra (Syria, Palestine, Egypt and other areas) who went to war against the Roman Empire in the 3rd Century. ; Originally published in 1836. This edition dated 1892. Owner name on front endpaper dated 1898. This was a popular book in its time and was reprinted often; exact number of this printing is unknown. ; Written by the Rev. William Ware (1797-1852) who was perhaps more famous as a novelist than as a Unitarian minister. ; Very light wear to extremities. Owner name penciled and stamped on front endpaper. Gilt spine title is small and faded but readable. No other defects. ; Not How Many but How Good Books You Have Series 
Price: 28.00 USD
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453 Warner, Gordon, and Donn F. Draeger >> Japanese Swordsmanship : Technique and Practice
N. Y. : John Weatherhill; 1986 0834801469 Fifth Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
312 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, laid gray endpapers, [xvi] + 296 glossy pages, index, bibliography, appendix, endnotes, over 600 b/w photos, many step-by-step. English throughout, with many technical terms in Japanese and English. ; Copyright 1982. This is 5th printing, 1986. Everything you ever wanted to know about Iai-do, the art of quick-drawing and using the traditional Japanese katana (sword). ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Appears unused. 
Price: 37.00 USD
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454 Warner, Robert M. , and Ida C. Brown >> Guide to Manuscripts in the Michigan Historical Collections of the University of Michigan
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press; 1963 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
315 pages; 4to (11") 28cm; Hardcover, blue buckram cloth, 315 pages, index, 2950 collected papers and miscellaneous items listed and described. ; Index to personal papers of prominent figures, plus church, business, and civil records, records of organizations, etc, etc. ; Minor wear to cloth. No other defects. Scarce. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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455 Warner, Worcester Reed, and Ambrose Swasey >> Turret Lathe Tools Catalog and Manual Number 38 : Warner and Swasey Company, 1938
Cleveland, Oh: Warner & Swasey Company; 1938 Hardcover Very Good+ 
176 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, textured buckram cloth with faux leather finish and embossed silver lettering, rounded corners, wire spiral binding, index, 176 pages, over 100 b/w photos and diagrams. Glossy throughout. ; Industrial tool catalog from 1938. Items include lathes, chucking tools, bushings, cutter holders, bar tools, cross slide tools, rack tools, much more. ; Name stamped on title page. A touch of foxing here and there. Part of title rubbed off spine but still readable. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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456 Warren, Jean >> Piggyback Songs : New Songs Sung to the Tune of Childhood Favorites
Everett, Wash: Warren Publishing House; 1983 0911019014 Second Printing Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Marion Hopping Ekberg 
62 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Softcover, red and yellow covers, 62 pages, index, cheerful line drawings throughout, 110 songs for children, with lyrics and guitar chords, some also with motions, some with blank places to put in child's name or other improvised words. Tunes indicated. No music. Includes contributor names. ; Chords by Barbara Robinson. Sub-subtitle: 'Compiled from Songs Contributed to the Totline Newsletter.' ; Owner name inked out on front cover. A few songs have pencil marks, places to clap, etc Light shelfwear. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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457 Watters, Lorrain E., with Wersen, Hartshorn, McMillan, Gallup, Beckman >> Magic of Music, the : Primer
Boston: Ginn & Company; 1966 Softcover Fair Illustrated by Tom Cooke 
48 pages; Oblong 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Softcover, stiff green covers with inner flaps, 48 pages, 20 songs plus numerous simple musical exercises, color illustrations throughout. ; Music education for very young children. ; Edited by Lorrain E. Watters, Louis G. Wersen, William C. Hartshorn, L. Eileen McMillan, Alice Gallup, Frederick Beckman. ; Covers rubbed. Small part of upper rear tip of cover missing, lower corner of rear page dampstained, neither affecting any text. Binding of three staples intact. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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458 Webb, Theodore A. >> Seven Sons : Millionaires and Vagabonds
Victoria, B. C. : Trafford Publishing; 1999 1552122557 Fifth Printing Softcover Near Fine 
392 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Tan softcover, [viii] + 392 pages, bibliography, endnotes, over 100 medium-quality b/w photos and illustrations. ; Sprawling yet fascinating biography of the seven famous Washburn sons, among them an inventor, an Ambassador to France, a Governor of Maine, a US Senator and a Civil War General. ; A touch of edgewear only. Quite scarce. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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459 Welch, Roy Dickinson, and Earl Vincent Moore >> Michigan's Favorite College Songs, 6e : (6th Edition, 1921) Adopted by the Student Council As the Official Song Book of the University of Michigan
Ann Arbor: University Music House; 1921 Sixth Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
252 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Large heavy hardcover, blue cloth, gold lettering, 252 pages, 5 portrait photos, 26 b/w glossy tipped in photos, 70 songs with tunes, lyrics, and full piano in standard notation. ; 6th edition stated. Copyright 1921 by Mrs. Minnie Maes Root. A superb collection of Michigan college fight songs, humorous songs, love songs, art songs, many written by students. ; Cloth worn and a bit frayed at tips. Owner name and '27 penned on front endpaper. No other marks. A few tipped in plates have small corner creases. Binding tight. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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460 Wells, Ruth Dyer, with Edward Knowlton >> Wells Family, the : Founders of the American Optical Company and Old Sturbridge Village
Southbridge, Mass: R. D. Wells; 1979 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Lincoln S. Levinson 
235 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Hardcover, brown illustrated boards, monochrome photo endpapers, [x] + 235 pages, 47 b/w photos and illustrations including fold-out family tree in rear. ; Primary author Ruth Dyer Wells. Research author Edward Knowlton. Editorial coordinator Mary Frances Greaney. Foreword by Henry Sewell Woodbridge. Drawings by Lincoln S. Levinson. Photos by Robert S. Arnold, Donald Eaton, Henry E. Peach. ; No defects to book or jacket. Unprinted clear plastic jacket, as issued. ; Item laid in: sheet of paper with sketch of partial family tree. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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461 Wessells, Katharine Tyler >> Golden Song Book, the : 60 Favorite Songs and Singing Games
N. Y. : Simon & Schuster; 1945 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Gertrude Elliott 
76 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Tann hardcover, yellow illustrated boards, 76 pages, 60 popular children's songs and singing games. ; Minor wear only. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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462 Wetjen, Albert Richard >> Youth Walks on the Highway : Limited Edition, 1930
N. Y. : Heron Press; 1930 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket Illustrated by John Alan Maxwell 
69 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Hardcover, dark green cloth over spine, gilt lettering, brown and yellow patterned boards, deckle edges, b/w woodcut decorative initials throughout, and 11 b/w woodcut illustrations. Many nudes of both sexes but no highly explicit illustrations. ; First edition stated, also limited edition, number 664 of 750 stated. Erotica. F/m bondage story with woman dominatrix. ; Edges of boards quite worn. Foxing to a few leaves. No marks apart from limitation number in old ink. Binding tight. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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463 Whittemore, J. Henry, and Roe Stephens >> Amphion, The, Devoted to Music and its Literature, 12 Issues : Volume 1, Number 1 to Number 12, September 1874 to August 1875
Detroit: Whittemore & Stephens; 1874 Hardcover Poor 
4to (12") 30 cm; First 12 issues, September 1874 to August 1875. Black leather spine and tips, black cloth over boards, 18 to 28 pgs per issue, articles, opinion pieces, music news, obituaries, local classified and display ads, 3 or more original songs and/or piano pieces per issue, with full music, some also with 4-part harmony. ; Published by music store owners at 113 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan, 1874-1875. Original songs by: Whittemore, J. C. Macy, Virginia Gabriel, others; piano solos and duets by Max Vernor, A. C. Schoolman, Hattie C. Pomeroy, etc. ; 12 leaves have closed tears, mostly music pages, everything readable. Small edge tears to several other leaves. A few light pencil marks. No missing pages. Everythingreadable. Binding is in poor condition, backstrip heavily chipped and worn. Little foxing. Textblock intact. Extremely rare. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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464 Wideen, Harald, and Bror Olsson >> Vastergotland : (Västergötland)
Malmo, Sweden: Allhems Forlag; 1955 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Erik Liljeroth 
542 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; SWEDISH text throughout. Large heavy hardcover, red cloth, monochrome pictorial endpapers, 542 pages, 666 illustrations including line drawings, paintings, photos and small maps, many in full color, with detailed captions. ; Edited by Richard Holmstrom and S. Artur Svensson. Photos by Erik Liljeroth. Text by Harald Wideen and Bror Olsson. Introduction by Harald Schiller. Photo captions by Richard Holmstrom. ; A beautiful book on the history and people of Västergötland (West Gothland) a province of Sweden as it was in the 1950s. ; Book shows no defects apart from a touch of shelfwear. Jacket has moderate edgewear, four closed tears, none affecting any text. ; Amazonbuyers please note: Their image shows striped covers; our unit has solid red cover with arms of Västergötland in gold. ; Allhems Bildbocker Series 
Price: 27.00 USD
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465 Willcox, Clarke A. >> Musings of a Hermit at Three Score and Ten : With Historical Sketches of the Waccamaw Neck, Fifth and Final Edition (Signed)
Charleston, S. C. : Walker, Evans & Cogswell Company; 1979 Fifth Edition Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
166 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, white plastic comb binding, blue leatherette covers, [viii] + 166 pages, numerous b/w illustrations including small map and Willcox family tree. Title page inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Copyright 1966. This is 5th edition, July, 1979. Written by Clarke Allen Willcox. Additional items by Genevieve Willcox Chandler, Sarah C. Spell, Gurdon Tarbox, others. Foreword by Sarah and Herbert Spell. ; History of Waccamaw Neck, near Myrtle Beach, Georgetown County, South Carolina. Also includes a few short stories and original poems. ; Items laid in: 3 postcards, all identical, with color photo of The Hermitage, Murrels Inlet, South Carolina. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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466 Williams, Michael >> Farm Tractors in Color
N. Y. : Macmillan Publishing Company; 1974 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by John W. Wood 
183 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Small hardcover, brown boards, 183 pages, index, several b/w diagrams in text, 118 tractors from the 1890s to the 1970s shown in full color on glossy plates, with captions in rear. Errata slip bound in, as issued. ; First American Edition, 1974, stated. Illustrations by John W. Wood, Brian Hiley, W. Hobson. History of the motorized tractor in the UK and US. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows a touch of wear at heel and crown. ; Macmillan Color Series 
Price: 10.00 USD
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467 Wilson, B. C. >> Epic of Heroism, an : The Underground Railroad in Michigan 1837-1870
Detroit: Museum of African American History; 1988 Softcover Near Fine 
58 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, bibliography, glossary, 3 songs with music, over 30 b/w photos, illustrations and small maps. ; Foreword by Reginald Witherspoon. Exhibit guide, study guide and resource booklet for inaugural historical exhibit of Museum of African American History (now the Charles H. Wright Museum ~) of Detroit, Michigan. Not written 'down' to kids but suitable for all ages. Includes optional study questions and activities. ; Only a touch of wear. Clean and unmarked. Scarce. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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468 Wilson, D. >> Note Reader : For Day Schools and Elementary Singing Classes (Wilson's Note Reader)
Lafayette, Ind: Echo Music Company; 1888 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
72 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Oblong hardcover, black cloth over spine, tan boards, 72 pages, 74 sight reading exercises and 67 songs (hymns, patriotic songs, funny songs, etc) almost all original for this book. ; We have graded this item Fair. Quite worn, pages yellowed from age but not brittle. Owner name and date (Miss Lydia A. Bixby, Disco, Mich, Feb 4, 1889) neatly penciled on front endpaper. All pages are intact and readable. Binding intact. Scarce. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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469 Wilson, John Mackay >> Wilsons Tales of the Borders, Volume 3 : And of Scotland, 1887
Edinburgh: James Gemmell; 1887 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
224 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, blue cloth, black decor, gilt spine lettering and coat of arms on front, pale yellow endpapers, 12 tales. 32-pg publisher catalog in rear, as issued, with several b/w portrait illustrations. ; Volume 3 ONLY of a series of 8. Each vol stands alone. Tales are: The Guidwife of Coldingham. Adventures of Launcelot Errington. Judith the Egyptian. The Deserted wife. The Unbidden guest. The Covenanting family. The Festival. The Simple man is the beggar's brother. The Unknown. The Solitary of the cave. The Order of the Garter. The Red hall. ; Normal wear and spotting to cloth. Spine cloth faded but gilt is bright and sharp. Pale dampstain affecting part of rear endpaper, not affecting text. Very few library marks. No publication date but library date 1887 stamped on reverse of title page. Binding tight. Overall still attractive. A rare classic. ; Tales of the Borders Series; Vol. 3 
Price: 14.00 USD
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470 Withers, Carl >> Rocket in My Pocket, a : The Rhymes and Chants of Young Americans
N. Y. : Holt, Rinehart & Winston; 1969 Seventeenth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Susanne Suba 
214 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, gray cloth, reinforced binding, [viii] + 214 pages, index, illustrated throughout with b/w line drawings, over 400 folk rhymes and other rhymical banter collected from American children in the 1930s and 1940s. ; Unabridged edition. Also HLE Holt Library Edition stated. Isbn 0030361052. Copyright 1948. This is 17th printing, 1969. Includes ball-bouncing rhymes, counting-out rhymes, jump-rope rhymes, rhyming riddles, finger-plays, silly rhymes, much more. ; Book shows almost no wear. Bookseller name stamped on endpapers, giftnote penned on halftitle page. No other defects to book. Jacket clipped, edgeworn, chipped at heel and crown. Library Edition on metallic jacket sticker, as issued. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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471 Wolf, H. J. >> Studies in Stock Speculation, Complete in 2 Volumes
Burlington, Vt: Fraser Publishing Company; 1984 Third Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
408 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Set of two softcovers, pale gray and pale green covers, 224 + 184 pages, several b/w figures, diagrams, lists and tables in text. Each vol has new introduction by James L. Fraser. ; A classic from the early days of the stock market. ; Vol-1, isbn 0870340174, copyright 1924, reprinted 1966, this is 3rd printing, 1984. ; Vol-2, subtitle 'Ten Cardinal Principles of Trading and Supplemental Discussion of General Interest to Traders and Investers, Designed for the Special Benefit of Students of Stock Speculation', isbn 0870340182, copyright 1926, reprinted 1967, this is 3rd printing, 1985.; Books show only minor shelfwear. No marks. Bindings are tight and square. ; Fraser Contrary Opinion Library Series 
Price: 22.00 USD
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472 Wonder, Stevie, edited by Bill Radics >> Songs of Stevie Wonder, The
N. Y. : Frank J. Hackinson; 1973 Softcover Good+ 
144 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, 144 pages, 37 b/w photos on glossy pages, 29 songs with tunes, lyrics, piano, guitar chords. ; Photos and art direction by Steve Kneipp. Songs include: Don't you worry 'bout a thing. Golden lady. He's misstra know-it-all. My cherie amour. Signed sealed delivered I'm yours. Superstition. You are the sunshine of my life. Others. ; 2 songs have alternate chords penciled in, one also has a chord diagram added in ballpoint. Exterior shows moderate wear, spine lightly creased but intact and readable. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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473 Woodson, Carter Godwin >> Journal of Negro History, the : Volume 40, Number 1, January 1955
Washington, D. C. : Association for the Study of Negro Life & History; 1955 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
102 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Softcover, gray covers, side-stapled binding, 102 pages, footnotes. ; Topics include: Jan Earnst Matzeliger and the making of the shoe, by Sidney Kaplan. Samuel Gompers and the Negro workers 1886-1914, by Bernard Mandel. Role of the courts in the status of the Negro, by Hugh Williamson. More. ; Covers show very light wear. Bottom edge of front cover lightly spotted. No other marks. Binding tight. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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474 Woodson, Carter Godwin >> Journal of Negro History, the : Volume 33, Number 4, October 1948
Washington, D. C. : Association for the Study of Negro Life & History; 1948 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
136 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Softcover, gray covers, side-stapled binding, [viii] + 118 pages numbered 387-504 + 10-page index, footnotes, 2 tables, 1 b/w diagram. ; Topics include: Denmark Vesey's call to arms, by John M. Lofton Jr. Was Archbishop Francisco Xavier de Luna Victoria a man of Negro blood, by Carlos A. Lewis. Labor movement and Negro during Reconstruction, by Sumner Eliot Matison. Two letters on woman suffrage written by Frederick Douglass. More. ; Covers show light edgewear, a few small spots. Three pages have pencil marks and notes, none excessive. Several pages unopened. Binding tight. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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475 Woodson, Carter Godwin >> Rural Negro, The
Washington, D. C. : Association for the Study of Negro Life & History; 1930 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
265 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, black and dark green patterned cloth, yellow lettering, [xviii] + 265 pages, index, appendix, footnotes, b/w map showing 4464 completed schools built by Julius Rosenwald Fund, 29 tables, 130 b/w photos and illustrations in text, with captions. ; Based on three years of sociological studies. Topics include: Staying alive. Making a living. Tenancy. Peonage. Farm work. Industrial work. Religious work. Rural schools. Segregation and race insanity. More. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks. Extremely rare in this condition. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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476 Wray, Naomi >> Frank Wesley : Exploring Faith with a Brush (Signed)
Auckland, New Zealand: Pace Publishing; 1993 0959797165 First Edition Softcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
224 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, blue boards, 224 glossy pages, appendix listing artist's symbols, glossary of Indian words, about 200 paintings reproduced in full color, with explanatory text. Title page SIGNED and inscribed by author. ; Foreword by Masao Takenaka. Published under auspices, Asian Christian Art Association. Artist lived in India, and for a time in Japan and Australia, yet his art encompased western-style Christian subjects including Jesus, Mary, saints, crosses, the Holy Spirit, more. ; No defects to book apart from autograph. Jacket shows light edgewear and a few very small closed tears. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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477 Wright, Conrad >> Stream of Light, a : A Short History of American Unitarianism
Boston: Unitarian Universalist Association; 1985 Fourth Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
178 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover, 178 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, appendixes, numerous medium-quality b/w photos, mostly portraits of ministers, movers and shakers. ; UUTopics. Index by Mary Jean Seaburg. Project coordinator Carl G. Seaburg. Copyright 1975. This is 4th printing, 1985. ; This book is being offered by Alan's Used Books (gwenfoss d o t c o m) on behalf of First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit, all proceeds to same. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Spine a bit faded but quite readable. No other flaws. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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478 Wright, Conrad >> Stream of Light, a : A Sesquicentennial History of American Unitarianism
Boston: Unitarian Universalist Association; 1975 First Edition Softcover Good+ 
178 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover, index, appendixes, endnotes, several b/w illustrations, mostly portrait photos of noteworthy Unitarians, with brief captions. ; 1st edition, 1975. UUTopics. ; Co-authors: Charles C. Forman, Daniel Walker Howe, David B. Parke, Carol R. Morris. Coordinator Carl G. Seaburg. Book designed by Susan Bank. Copy editor Wilfred Gagnon. Index by Mary Jean Seaburg. Cover photo by James M. Hutchinson. Drawing of 25 Beacon Street by Clark M. Goff. ; Donor name penned on half title. Covers worn and faded, a few spots to rear, everything readable. Binding tight and square. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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479 Wright, Frank Lloyd >> When Democracy Builds
Chicago: University of Chicago Press; 1945 Revised Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Roy E. Petersen 
140 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, brown cloth, red decor, black lettering, 140 pages, 11 b/w photos. ; This is a book of essays by Frank Lloyd Wright on his own philosophy regarding art, aesthetics, culture, democracy, and of course, how architecture serves them all. ; Copyright 1945. This is the famous revised edition, 1945, which Wright undertook to revise after he found himself agreeing with the very harsh criticism of the original edition (see page ix) ; Lacks jacket. Upper tips lightly bumped. Endpapers, copyright page, pg 19, pg 65 show the usual library marks. Interior otherwise clean. Binding tight. Quite scarce in any condition. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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480 Wyatt, Robert John >> Austin Seven, the : The Motor for the Million, 1922-1939
London: Macdonald & Company; 1968 0356014428 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Peter Huntley 
192 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, gold spine lettering, 192 pages, index, 3 appendixes, 32 b/w figures and diagrams in text, over 100 b/w photos on 72 glossy plates. ; 1st edition, 1968, stated. Series editor Bill Boddy. ; Exhaustive history of famous Austin Seven automobile, manufactured in Great Britain by Austin Motor Company from 1922 to 1939, widely popular due to its compact size, small fuel-efficient engine and lowprice. ; No marks or defects to book. Jacket is lightly worn along top edge, with two small closed tears near crown, spine is a bit faded but quite readable. ; Macdonald Automobile Histories Series 
Price: 28.00 USD
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481 Young, Lorna Dee >> I Sing of Michigan
Garden City, Mich: Lorna Dee Young; 1962 Softcover Fair 
80 pages; Tall softcover, double wire spiral binding, green leatherette covers, 80 pages, bibliography, 18 fun original songs about Michigan, with tunes, lyrics, and full piano accompaniment. Illustrated throughout in b/w and monochrome. ; Words, music, and block prints by Lorna Dee Young. Songs for schoolchildren. Includes the very popular local hit, The Nankin Mills Frog. ; Name inked out on front cover. Another name penned on title page. Title page also has tiny holes from removed staples. Guitar chords lightly penciled on one song. Three leaves partly detached but hanging on. Everything readable. Scarce. Sold as is. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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482 Zani, Gino >> Il Territorio ed il Castello di San Marino Attraverso i Secoli : (The Territories of the Castle of San Marino Across the Ages)
Faenza, Italy: F.lli Lega Editori; 1981 Softcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
183 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; White softcover with dark brown and green jacket, ITALIAN text throughout, 183 pages, index, tons of footnotes, 55 b/w photos and plates, with captions, including 8 fold-out maps and diagrams, of which 3 are in one color. ; Preface by Francesco Balsimelli. ; Gift note in Italian penned on front blank page, dated 1985. Otherwise no defects to book. Jacket lightly rubbed. Quite scarce. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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