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1 Agatha, Christie >> Dead Man's Folly : (1st Paperback Edition, 1957) the New Hercule Poirot Murder Mystery
N. Y. : Pocket Books; 1956 First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good+ Illustrated by Gene Vos 
178 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Red paperback, metallic silver spine, all edges red. Cover photo by Gene Vos Studios depicts five creepy looking suspects, each holding different murder weapon. ; Pocket 1174. Copyright 1956. This is 1st paperback edition, September, 1957. Hercule Poirot solves a classic locked room mystery. ; Front cover shows tiny chips near heel and crown, both manufacturing defects. No other flaws apart from yellowed pages, which is normal. This item is incredibly clean, crisp, tight, and square, appears to have never been read. Scarce in any condition. ; Pocket Book Series; Vol. 1174 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Ajlouny, Nadim >> History of the American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine, 1959-2008 : 50th Anniversary Convention, Dearborn, Michigan, July 2-6, 2008
Westland, Mich: American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine; 2009 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
181 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, black pictorial covers, 181 pages, 3 appendixes, 2 small maps, 6 family trees and tables, lyrics of Federation anthem in Arabic and phonetic English, hundreds of high-quality photos, about half in full color. Glossy throughout. All English, with a few words and phrases in Arabic. ; Compiled, edited, introduction and photos by Nadim Ajlouny, past president, American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine. ; Includes history of the City of Ramallah, history of the magazine Hathihe Ramallah, photos from each convention of the Federation, major Arab-American and Palestinian events of each decade, meetings with President Clinton, much more. ; Book shows no marks, no defects, just a touch of shelfwear. Quite scarce. A well written book with much important and little-known history. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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3 Alger, Horatio Jr. >> Forging Ahead, 1e : (1st Edition, 1903)
Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Company; 1903 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Winfield S. Lukens 
369 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Tan cloth, front decorated in green, red, black and gilt, pale monochrome illustrated endpapers, 369 pages + 14-page publisher catalog in rear, 7 full-page glossy plates with very nice b/w illustrations and captions. ; True first. 1903 on title page (MCMIII) and on copyright page. No other printings listed. Publisher logo (ornate monogram) on spine. ; We have graded this book Very Good Plus. Cloth on spine is sunned and dark but quite readable. Gift note in fountain pen dated 1903 on front blank page. A few small spots to rear cover. Otherwise only minor wear. Rare in any condition. 
Price: 245.00 USD
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4 Alger, Horatio Jr. >> Joe's Luck : Or, a Boy's Adventures in California
Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Company; 1920 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket Illustrated by John Watson Davis 
286 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Green cloth, black lettering, full-color glossy paste-down on front showing several boys in a rough and tumble game of football, 286 pages, 3 b/w illustrations by J. Watson Davis. ; Copyright 1913. This edition has no date but we estimate about 1920. Original subtitle was Or, Always Wide Awake. This edition subtitle is Or, A Boy's Adventures in California. ; We have graded this item Fair due to missing frontispiece. Otherwise, physically, this book is better than most specimens we have seen from this publisher, who was notorious for cheap materials. ; Defects: Very light edgewear. Spine tanned but readable. Pages only slightly yellowed. Owner name stamped twice on front endpaper in old ink. Different owner name neatly penned on lower margin of front cover. In main text, printing is a bit sloppy in places but all readable. Binding tight. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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5 Ali, Abdullah Yusuf >> Holy Qur'an, the : Text, Translation and Commentary
USA: Khalil Al-Rawaf; 1946 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
1862 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Green hardcover, yellow lettering on front and spine, [xxii] + 36 + 1862 pages, yellow page-marker ribbon, index, appendixes. Each page has Arabic text on the right, English translation on the left, detailed commentary across the bottom. ; Item laid in: old 3-D color postcard of the Kaaba in Mecca. ; Originally published 1934. This is 4th edition, 1946. Volume One stated but appears to be complete. Text includes 114 Surah. ; Very light wear only. Appears hardly used. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Allan, Mozart >> Scottish Songs : The Morven Collection of Scottish Songs with Accompaniments for Piano
Glasgow: Mozart Allan; 1912 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
240 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, red cloth over spine, tartan boards, gilt lettering, all edges red, about 120 songs with tunes, lyrics, full piano arrangements in standard notation, with tunes also in solfa notation. ; Originally published 1884. This edition 1912. A superb collection of old folksongs and more recent (mid to late 1800s) popular songs by Scottish composers on Scottish themes. (Morven or Morvern is a craggy remote peninsula in western Scotland); Edges of boards worn and chipped. Front endpaper has an old song lyric taped in and several names penned in a small hand. Interior clean, binding tight. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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7 Andersen, Hans Christian >> Fairy Tales from Hans Christian Andersen : Illustrated by Tasha Tudor
N. Y. : Oxford University Press; 1945 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Tasha Tudor 
273 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, pale blue cloth, silver lettering, silver snowflake design on front, 273 pages, 31 fairy tales retold, each illustrated with at least one b/w illustration. Book also includes 10 beautiful full-color plates. ; 1st edition, copyright 1945, no additional printings listed. ; Some well-known and some obscure tales, including: The Tinderbox. The Mermaid. Little Ida's flowers. Emperor's new clothes. The Goloshes of fortune. Snow queen. Steadfast tin soldier. Flying trunk. Ole Lukoie (Ol Luki). Swineherd. The Fir tree. Soup from a sausage-stick. Ugly duckling. More. ; Very light exterior wear. Cloth is faded around edges and on spine, but still quite readable. Very small bookseller label on rear endpaper. No marks or scribbles. Lacks jacket. Binding tight. ; Please note: scan shows striped (moire) pattern -- this is only a scanning artifact -- book is not striped. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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8 Anderson, Clarence Bud, with Joseph P. Hamelin >> To Fly and Fight : Memoirs of a Triple Ace (Signed)
Pacifica, Calif: Pacifica Military History; 1999 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
306 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, gray cloth, silver lettering, [xv] + 306 pages, numerous sidebars, 39 b/w photos on glossy plates. ; Front free endpaper SIGNED by author CE Bud Anderson. Laid in: short note on Old Crow (his P-51 Mustang) letterhead and signed by Jim Anderson, son of author. ; Isbn 0935553347. Copyright 1990. This edition 1999. ; Memoirs of Clarence Emil 'Bud' Anderson, triple ace in World War 2, who is credited with 16 victories. Foreword by Brigadier General Chuck Yeager, longtime flying buddy of author. ; A touch of wear to heel. No other defects. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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9 Angeloni, Armand >> Dance Style Melodies for Improvisation : Based on Jazz, Contemporary and World Music Dance Style Rhythms
Plymouth, Mich: Armand Angeloni; 2000 Softcover Near Fine 
112 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, black plastic comb binding, 112 pages numbered to 86, 86 modern tunes (no lyrics) arranged by author as dance music, each one labeled as to which style of dance, such as alley cat, Cajun, choro, Cuban bolera, funk, gospel, Motown, paso doble, ragtime, shuffle, swing and more. Includes appendixes on claves, drum set notation, basic drum patterns. ; 'This book was designed with the creative literate musician in mind. When music students learn that Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin were capable of improvising over the dance rhythm melodies of their day they see the connection to current jazz and contemporary musicians.' ; Covers show faint thumb creases. No other defects. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Appleby, Amy >> Piano Treasury of Golden Favorites, the : Book & CD Set
N. Y. : Amsco Publications 2006 0825634849 / 9780825634840 Softcover Near Fine 
399 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, white plastic comb binding, 399 pages, over 180 hit songs and showstoppers, including 25 piano solos (no lyrics) and over 150 songs with lyrics, all with complete piano arrangements. No chords. Also has CD containing 15 songs performed by Chris Gentile vocal and David Pearl piano. ; A fine collection of popular songs and music of the 1870s-1940s. ; Owner name and two addresses neatly penned on half-title page. A whisper of shelfwear. Otherwise book appears unused. CD in unopened pocket inside rear cover, as issued. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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11 Arceneaux, Marc >> 50 Years of Cars to Color, Fold and Display
San Francisco: Troubador Press; 1975 Second Printing Softcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Timothy Gauss 
32 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall softcover, fold-and-staple binding, 32 pages, of which 12 pages have illustrated instructions and 20 pages (10 leaves) have b/w line diagrams to be cut out and assembled (scissors, glue, colored pencils, etc, not included) ; This item is from collection of Peter H. Foss, founder and former president, Michigan Model Car Collectors. ; Isbn 0912300582. Designs by Marc Arceneaux. Illustrations by Marc Arceneaux and Timothy Gauss. ; Not for children or beginners. ; Includes paper materials to build seven classic American cars, which are: 1934 Chrysler Airflow, 1940 La Salle, 1946 Pontiac Torpedo, 1951 Hudson Commodore Eight, 1964 Studebaker Avanti, 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Super Bird, 1984 Lectra. ; Covers show a touch of edgewear and a few small spots. Old pricesticker inside rear cover. No other defects. Interior is clean. Nothing cut out or colored in. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Arlen, Harold, and E. Y. Harburg, with Dan Coates >> Wizard of Oz, the : Easy Piano
Miami, Fla: Warner Brothers Publications; 1995 Softcover Near Fine 
32 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall softcover, 32 pages, 6 b/w photos from film, 9 songs with lyrics, guitar chords, and easy piano arrangements. ; Includes: Over the rainbow. Munchkinland. Lullaby league and lollipop guild. Ding dong the witch is dead*. If I only had a brain, a heart, the nerve. We're off to see the wizard*. Optimistic voices. Merry old land of Oz. If I were king of the forest. (* have sections not heard in the film) 
Price: 8.00 USD
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13 Ashley, Edward G. >> Ship Masters Association Directory, 1909 : A Directory of Names, Pennant Numbers and Addresses of all Members
Norwalk, Ohio: American Publishers Company; 1909 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
463 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Small hardcover, black buckram over flexible boards, rounded corners, all edges red, floral endpapers, 463 pages, dozens of photos and illustrations, including 26 knots illustrated, some b/w, some in red and black. Many displayads with 2-, 3-, or 4-digit phone numbers. ; Complete subtitle: 'A Directory of Names, Pennant Numbers and Addresses of all Members, Also a List of Vessels of the Great Lakes, American and Canadian, with Names and Addresses of Owners, Other Information of a Miscellaneous Nature of Interest in Shipping Circles of the Great Lakes.' Memorial pages compiled by Peter Thompson and James B. Lyons. ; Exterior shows hardly any sign of use. Interior is nearly pristine but we did find a few pages with faint juvenile pencil scribbles. No other defects. Quite scarce. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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14 Author Unknown >> Antique Photo Album
Detroit: Burkhardt Company; 1915 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
22 pages; Oblong 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Oblong hardcover (12.5 x 9.75 inches) 32 x 25 cm, dark brown textured buckram boards with raised decor in orange, green, red, silver. Lovely black moire endpapers, black moire page lifter. Three inner rings spaced 3.5 inches apart. 11 black leaves (22 pages) on heavy board stock. ; No date but Burkhardt was founded 1911. We estimate this item about 1915.; Exterior shows moderate rubbing and wear, mainly on rear cover. All rings function and are aligned correctly. No photos. No marks. Rare and quite attractive. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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15 Author Unknown >> Cocktail Hour
Chicago: Cocktail Hour; 1952 Softcover Very Good+ 
8 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Not a cookbook. Softcover measures (7 x 9 inches) 178 x 225 mm. Pink limp leatherette covers lined inside with soft fleecy tan cloth, white lettering on front, rounded corners, 8 pages, upon each page is affixed a small real-cloth cocktail napkin imprinted with a gag magazine cover with a risque pin-up style illustration in green and black, all spoofs of real magazines. ; Which are: Cocktail Time. American Home. Police Gazette. Outdoor Life. Peek-a-Boo. Take-a-Look. Life. Esquire's. ; Certainly these illustrations were quite racy in their day. ; Only very light shelfwear. All pages are clean and intact, except first and last are a bit tanned from being against covers. All napkins have trimmed and sewn edges, as issued, are intact, still attached to their pages. Binding of two staples is tight. Quite rare. We have hunted for any further information on this item and found none. 
Price: 44.00 USD
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16 Author Unknown >> Evangelischer Liederschatz, eine Auswahl der Bekanntesten Kernlieder fur Sonntags Schulen, Vereine und Gottesdienste, 3e, 3rd Edition : (Evangelical Hymnal, a Selection of Congregational Songs for Sunday Schools, Societies, and Worship Services) (Lutheran)
Newark, N. J. : Verlag von Gebrueder Geiger; 1906 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
318 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, title blindstamped on front, small white title label on spine, 318 pages, 383 hymns with lyrics and 4-part music, small section with 62 English hymns and index, otherwise entirely in German language in old script. ; Light wear to extremities. No marks or writing. Pages slightly yellowed from age. Three signatures pulled but textblock intact. Scarce. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Author Unknown >> Maine Cook Book
Cotuit, Mass: Picture Book Press; 1956 Softcover Very Good+ 
64 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Softcover, white and red illustrated covers, 64 unnumbered pages, 13 b/w photos with captions, about 125 native recipes of Maine and New England, including many for seafood and lobster. ; Cover art by SR. ; Almost no sign of use. Faint thumb crease to rear cover. Front cover has several small marks, apparently ink accidentally transfered from an adjacent sheet of paper. No other defects. Scarce. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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18 Author Unknown >> Royal Leerdam Crystal 1960 : N. V. Koninklijke Nederlandsche Glasfabriek Leerdam
Schiedam, Holland: N. V. Koninklijke Nederlandsche Glasfabriek Leerdam; 1960 Softcover Near Fine 
72 pages; Oblong 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Beautiful color glossy catalog of fine crystal made by Leerdam, Netherlands. Text, of which there is very little, is in parallel French, German, English, and Spanish. 81 b/w photos and 30 monochrome illustrations showing hundreds of items, including stemware, plates, bowls, pitchers, ashtrays, candleholders, vases, etc. ; Catalog shows 22 named patterns, which are: Boccale. Carola. Ceres. Coronet. Forta. Gilde (glad). Gilde (geslepen). Gourmet. Hora. Linia. Lyra. Narciso. Nautic. Navis. Olivia. Palma. Riflesso. Rubato. Rumba. Sylvia. Tulp. Venus. ; Covers show a touch of shelfwear. No defects. Clean, tight and square. Quite scarce. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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19 Authors Unknown >> Holy Bible, Authorized or King James Version : Master Reference Edition, Masonic Edition, Red Letter Edition, Pictorial Pronouncing Dictionary
Wichita, Ks: Heirloom Bible Publishers; 1971 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
978 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Large heavy hardcover, dark blue buckram cloth, title and masonic symbol in gold on front and spine, [x] + 72 + 762 + 128 + 6 pages, dictionary, concordance, appendixes, family record pages, 7 color maps, main text in 2 columns with chain references in small inner columns, dozens of small b/w illustrations, numerous full-page color illustrations. ; Copyright 1964. This printing 1971. ; Complete subtitle: 'Authorized or King James Version, Old and New Testaments, Translated out of the original tongues and with all former translations diligently compared and revised, Master Reference Edition, Masonic Edition, Red Letter Edition, Pictorial Pronouncing Dictionary and other interesting instructive features, a Family Bible Beautifully Illustrated with Masterpieces of Religious Art.' ; Faint shelfwear only. No marks or writing, nothing filled in. ; Items laid in: 1) Ribbon bookmark with serenity prayer. 2) Handmade cross of delicate material, possibly bamboo. 3) Holy memorial card. 4) Masonic memorial card. 5) Easter card. 
Price: 46.00 USD
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20 Authors Various >> Dean's Gift Book of Nursery Rhymes
London: Dean & Son; 1965 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Janet & Anne Grahame-Johnstone 
74 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Tall hardcover, white boards, 74 unnumbered pages, about 80 favorite rhymes, illustrated throughout in full color including endpapers. ; Wonderfully lively illustrations of happy children, fairyfolk, chickens, geese, mice, etc. ; Book shows little wear. One very small mark in fountain pen on 'belongs to' page, just a line, not a name. No other marks. Pink illustrated jacket has a touch of edgewear, small sticker scar on upper front. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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