Books by Authors From Bj to Bz
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  • Blackburn, Graham:  Illustrated Basic Carpentry.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Mewrrill, 1976. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in olive green paper covered boards with light fading around the edges of the boards. In a fine dust jacket. 119 pages including an index, text and ample illustrations providing the reader with extensive details on the fundamentals of carpentry.
    TB10877  $14.00



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    Blanchard, Laman (Editor):  George Cruikshank's Omnibus.  London: Tilt and Bogue, 1842. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in full polished tan calf covered boards by Riviere with five raised bands on the spine with gilt tool work with a gilt on black leather label in the compartments, gilt borders on the boards, gilt inside dentelles over dark blue paper end sheets. The top edge of the text block is gilt. The leather joints are worn and cracked but the hinges are tight and strong. The leather at the upper tips of the boards is worn through and there is a tiny 1/16" chip to the leather at the foot of the spine; and, there is an early prior owner's book plate on the front paste down. A small quarto measuring 9 1/8" tall by 5 1/2" deep containing 300 pages of text. Illustrated with twenty-two steel engraved plates and 78 wood engravings. Originally issued in wraps in nine individual parts. George Cruikshank (1792-1878), whose career spanned 60 years, was an English illustrator and caricaturist who was best known for his satirical portraits of English society and culture as well as being the illustrator for Charles Dickens' books: Sketches By Boz and Oliver Twist.
    TB22867  $250.00



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    Bligh, William:  A Voyage to the South Seas.  New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1975. Limited Edition. Fine in light tan buckram with a gilt on black leather title label on the spine and light brown illustrations on the front and rear boards. A folio measuring 14" by 9 1/2" with map end sheets. In a very good+ glassine dust jacket with a 1" closed tear over the spine area. The book and its jacket are contained within a fine black, paper covered slip case. One of only 2,000 copies printed, this copy noted as number 881 on the last page of text whereon the illustrator and book designer have signed their names. 150 pages of text illustrated with four color plates and drawings by Geoffrey C. Ingleton and with an introduction by Alan Villiers. The full title reads: "A Voyage to the South Seas Undertaken by Command of His majesty for the purpose of conveying the Bread-Fruit Tree to the West Indies in His Majesty's Ship Bounty commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh including an account of the Mutiny on board the said ship and the subsequent voyage of part of the crew in the ship's boat from Tofoa, one of the Friendly Islands, to Timor, a Dutch Settlement in the East Indies." A beautiful, clean, crisp and tight copy with no marks, notations or prior owner's book plates.
    TB25718  $90.00




  • Bliss, Walter:  Twainiana Notes from the Annotations of Walter Bliss.  Hartford: The Hobby Shop, 1930. First Limited Edition. Fine in decorated blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the front board. A small 8vo measuring 7.75" x 5". Without a dust jacket as issued. This is copy number 178 of only 1,000 copies printed. 24 pages of text which contain the annotations and notes of Walter Bliss who was of the firm American Publishing Company, the publisher of many of Twain's early books.
    TB13095  $45.50




  • Bliven, Bruce, Jr.:  Under the Guns New York: 1775-1776.  New York: Harper & Row, 1972. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine & a blind embossing on the front board. In a very near fine, unclipped dust jacket. 397 pages containing an index, chapter notes, list of sources, text and a large fold-out map of New York and its environs.
    TB21973  $40.00



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    [Blome, Richard]:  The Art of Heraldry.  London: J. Osborn, 1730. Second Edition. Good in contemporary full, sprinkled calf covered boards with five raised bands on the spine, a red leather label stamped with gilt text in one compartment and gilt borders around the edges of the boards. A 12mo measuring 7" by 4 1/2" with a weak front joint, a reinforced front hinge and wear to the leather at the head and heel of the spine and at the tips of the boards. The binding remains tight and strong with no loose pages and little evidence of foxing or tanning. There is an early prior owner's name on the title page. 222 pages of text and illustrated with 40 plates and numerous engravings throughout the text. Despite the preface suggesting that this title was published "about the year 1710", the first edition was published in 1685.
    TB27849  $200.00




  • Bloomster, Edgar L.:  Sailing and Small Craft Down the Ages.  Annapolis: U.S. Naval Institute, 1940. Reprint of November 1957. Near fine in heavy, dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt decorations on the front board with dust stains on the top edge. In a very good+ dust jacket with light wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area, with the price intact on the front flap and with moderate tanning around the edges. 280 pages with a bibliography, appendicies, text with detailed line drawings of rigging styles, with silhouettes of numerous sailing craft.
    TB10909  $40.00



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    Bly, Nellie, and Elizabeth Bisland:  The Race Around The World.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 2015. First Edition. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine, gilt borders on the front and rear boards and a gilt company logo on the front board with green printed end sheets. A 16mo measuring 6 3/4" by 4 1/4" with upper and lower headbands and with the top edge of the text block gilt. Without a dust jacket as issued. 346 pages including an index followed by six pages of the previous Lakeside Classics and a page for image credits and a colophon. Illustrated with a color frontispiece, and numerous color and sepia photographic reproductions. In 1889 the two authors were engaged by their respective publishers to travel around the world with the goal of beating the other and the fictional record of Phileas Fogg in Around the World in Eighty Days.
    TB28589  $25.00



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    Board of Canal Commissioners:  The Official Reports of the Canal Commissioners Of The State Of New York And The Acts Of The Legislature Respecting Navigable Communications Between The Great Western and Northern Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean.  Newburgh, NY: B. F. Lewis & Shelton & Kewnsett, 1817. First Edition. Good in 1/4 leather and printed paper covered boards with text on the front board and advertisements on the rear board. An octavo of 8 7/8 by 5 1/2 inches with much of the printed paper around the edges of the front board worn away and abrasions to what remains. The contents show dampness stains throughout and there is an early prior owner's name at the upper fore corner of the first page of text. 112 pages of text. The three folding maps are missing. (Sabin, 53564)
    TB31122  $300.00



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    Board Of Railroad Commissioners:  Drawings Of Maps, Bridges, Profiles, Coal Burning Locomotives, Chairs, Brakes, Splices, &c. Accompanying The Report Of The Board Of Railroad Commissioners For 1856.  Albany, NY: Printed by C. Van Benthuysen, 1857. First Edition. Very good- in its original, patterned, dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the front board. A small quarto of 9 by 5 5/8 inches with heavy wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine such that the cloth is worn down to the edges of the text block. The cloth is also worn through in several spots at the lower edges of the boards. The upper 1 1/2 inches of both joints are splitting from their respective boards. Without a dust jacket. No pagination. Illustrated throughout with two, large fold-out maps, 8 plans of bridges, 5 locomotives from the Hudson River line, two from the New Haven Railroad and one from the Long Island Railroad, Rail sections from the New York Central, Albany and West Stockbridge and Hudson River Railroads, 7 drawings for tunnels, 3 miscellaneous drawings, and 29 profiles. The profile for the New York and Erie Railroad has been spliced at a torn fold line.
    TB31218  $385.00



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    Boas, Norman Francis:  Stonington During The American Revolution.  Mystic, Conn.: Seaport Autographs, 1990. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6 1/2" with a with a hint of dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket. 195 pages including an index, bibliography, appendices and text. Illustrated with photographs, facsimiles of historical documents and reproductions of contemporary works of art.
    TB29219  $50.00



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    Bodge, George Madison:  Soldiers In King Philip's War Being A critical Account Of That War With A concise History Of The Indian Wars of New England From 1620-1677.  Leominster, Mass.: Self Published, 1896. First Edition, Signed limited edition.. Very good in its original brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto of 9 3/8 by 6 1/4 inches with cloth at the head and heel of the spine rubbed, worn and beginning to fray; A prior owner's book plate on the front paste down and two other prior owner's names on the first free end page; and, faint spots of foxing on the rear end pages. The cloth is worn through at the tips of the boards. Without a dust jacket. One of the two book plates on the front paste down is signed by the author with the notation that this copy is number 101 of the 286 copies printed for the subscribers. The second book plate comes close to matching matches the name of subscriber number 101 on the list of the subscribers: General James L Varnum. The book plate belonged to James M. Varnum. 502 pages including several indexes, a list of subscribers, appendices and text. King Philip's War occurred from 1675 to 1677 in the southern New England colonies. This war was one of the first Native American efforts to resist the settlement on Indian lands by the Puritan colonists. This war was led by a Wampanoag chief, Metacom who was later called "King Philip". Ironically, Metacom was the second son of chief Massasoit who was of great help to the Pilgrims on the Mayflower when it landed at Plymouth in 1620.
    TB32290  $250.00



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    Bohn, Henry G.:  The Biography And Bibliography Of Shakespeare.  New York: AMS Press Inc., 1972. First AMS Press Edition. Fine in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A 16mo measuring 7 by 5 inches. Without a dust jacket. A reprint of the 1863 London edition. 366 pages including an index followed by A Bibliographical Account of the Works of Shakespeare, Including Every Known Edition, Translation, and Commentary by Henry G. Bohn.
    TB28063  $75.00



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    Bohn, Dave, and Rodolfo Petschek:  Kinsey Photographer A Half Century of Negatives by Darius and Tabatha May Kinsey / Volume Three The Locomotive Portraits.  New York: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine in brown paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and on the front board with only hints of rubbing to the lower edges of the boards. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. Locomotive essays by John T. Labbe. Coordination and oral history by mary Millman, technical assistance by the Whatcom Musuem of History and Art, Bellingham, Washington. 143 pages of text and wonderfully detailed black and white photographs.
    TB19856  $65.00




  • Bok, Edward:  The Americanization of Edward Bok.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 2000. First thus. Fine in decorated brown cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge. A Lakeside Classic release of 2000. Sub-titled "The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty Years After." Originally published in 1903 later winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1921. Contained within the publisher's original shrink-wrap protection.
    TB16423  $20.00



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    Bolitho, Hector:  A Batsford Century The Record of a Hundred Year of Publishing and Bookselling 1843-1943.  London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., (1944). Second Impression with corrections. Very good+ in light blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. The top edge of the text block is gilt. A small quarto of 9 by 6 inches with mild foxing to the end sheets. Without a dust jacket. 148 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and a section of images from black and white photographs.
    TB31665  $10.00



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    Bolton, Reginald Pelham:  Relics Of The Revolution The Story Of The Discovery Of The Buried Remains Of Military Life In Forts And Camps On Manhattan Island.  New York: Self-published, 1916. First Edition. Very good- in tan cloth covered boards with dark gray text on the spine and on the front board. A small quarto measuring 10 3/4" by 7 3/4" with the cloth at the tips of the boards worn through, a 1 inch closed tear to the cloth at the lower end of the spine and with rubbing and wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. 214 pages of text. Illustrated with a color frontispiece, black and white photographs and a map. Provides "A description of how the work was done and what was found." (Milton M. Klein: New York in the American Revolution A Bibliography, 395; Gephart, 7051)
    TB28832  $250.00



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    Bolton, Herbert Eugene:  The Hasinais Southern Caddoans As Seen By The Earliest Europeans.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, (1987). First Edition, First Printing. Fine bright red paper covered boards with bright gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/4 by 5 1/2 inches. In a fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket with minor light rubbing to the front panel. The 182nd volume in The Civilization of the American Indian Series. Edited and with an introduction by Russell M. Magnaghi. 194 pages containing an index, bibliography and text.
    TB30113  $30.00



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    Bonney, Mrs. Catharina V. R.:  A Legacy Of Historical Gleanings.  Albany, NY: J. Munsell, 1875. Second Edition. Both volumes of this two volume set are are in very good- condition in brick red cloth covered boards with gilt text and black decorations on the spines and with black decorations and borders on the front and rear boards. Both are small quarto of 9 by 5 3/4 inches with the cloth at the heads and heels of the spines rubbed and worn as are the tips of the boards. Both volumes have a stamp on the first free end page reading: "discarded from the Bangor Theological Seminary" as well as two book plates on the front paste downs from two prior owners. The front and rear hinges for both volume are cracked yet the bindings are hold and strong. Volume I contains 542 pages including an index. Volume II contains 544 pages including an index. Illustrated with a number of portraits of individuals noted in the volumes. This publication contains historical documentation (to and from members of the Van Rensselaer family) for events occurring in the State of New York from the original Dutch settlement, the French and Indian War, American Revolution, the War of 1812 and up to the close of the Civil War and ending around 1871. (Klein: New York in the American Revolution, 841)
    TB29378  $150.00



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    Boren, David:  A Letter To America.  Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 red cloth and red paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 112 pages of text including chapter notes.
    TB22869  $20.00



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    Borror, Donald J. and Richard E. White:  Insects of America North of Mexico.  Norwalk: The Easton Press, 1984. Collector's Edition. Fine in red textured leather boards with gilt text stamping on the front board and spine. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 4 1/2". Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. A special collector's Fiftieth Anniversary Edition. 404 pages including an index. Illustrated throughout with line drawings by the authors. A handsome, clean and tight copy with no prior owner's names, dates or book plates.
    TB25612  $20.00




  • Boswell, Robert:  Crooked Hearts.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. First Edition, First printing. Fine in illustrated heavy paper wraps. A paperback book issued without a dust jacket. 340 pages. An advance reader's copy.
    TB16581  $10.50




  • Boswell, Robert:  Mystery Ride.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the front board and spine. In a fine dust jacket. This, the author's fourth book, is now in at least its 5th printing.
    TB04517  $7.35




  • Bottoms, David:  Any Cold Jordan.  Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers, 1987. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 blue cloth and paper covered boards with the text block beginning to tan due to the high acid content of the paper used. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. The author's first novel.
    TB15062  $10.00



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    Bourne, Russell:  Floating West The Erie and Other American Canals.  New York: W. W. Norton & Company, (1992). First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/2 dark red cloth and bright red paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9" by 7 1/4". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 232 pages including an index, bibliography, acknowledgments and text. Illustrated with two sections of contemporary works of art, maps, black and white photographs, line drawings,
    TB26638  $25.00



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    Bourne, Russell:  The View from Front Street: Travels Through New England's Historic Fishing Communities.  New York: W. W. Norton & Company, (1989). First Edition, First printing. Fine in light blue paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine and with map end sheets. A small quarto measuring 10" by 8 1/2" with previous owner's name and date on the second free end page. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 282 pages including an index, acknowledgments and text. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, line drawings and reproductions of earlier works of art.
    TB26109  $15.00



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    Bousono, Carlos:  Teoria de la Expresión Poética.  Madrid: Biblioteca Romanica Hispanica, (1956). Second Edition. Near fine in 1/4 speckled, tan leather and green cloth covered boards with two raised bands on the spine with a dark brown leather title block with gilt text in the compartment. A 12mo of 7 3/8 by 5 3/16 inches with a 1/4 inch closed tear to the leather at the heel of the spine and with rubbing to the leather title label on the spine. There is a book shop label affixed to the front paste down over the printed end sheets. 354 pages including an index. Printed in the Spanish. The title page is printed in black and red. The title translates to "Theory of Poetic Expression". The author received the Spanish Academy’s Fastenrath Prize for this work. (Britannica.com)
    TB31789  $35.00




  • Bowden, Charles:  Red Line.  New York: W. W. Norton, 1989. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black and red paper covered boards with red text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. A cold and critical look at the desert southwest and the path that it is taking.
    TB06862  $52.50



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    Bowen, Clarence Winthrop:  The History of Woodstock Connecticut.  Norwood, Mass.: Self Published, 1926. First Edition, Limited Edition. Very good+ in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and front board. A small quarto measuring 10 1/2" by 7" with rubbing and light wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine, the cloth over the tips of the boards is worn through and there is a tribute to the author pasted onto the front fixed end sheet. One of only 450 copies printed with the copy identified as number 322 and this copy is signed by the author on the limitation page. 691 pages including an index, appendices and text. Illustrated with maps and images from black and white photographs.
    TB29470  $275.00



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    Bowen, Clarence Winthrop:  The Boundary Disputes of Connecticut.  n.p.: No Publisher Stated, n.d.. Limited Facsimile Reprint. Fine in gilt decorated, green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine, gilt text on the front board with an outline of the State of Connecticut in gilt. A quarto measuring 11 by 8 3/8 inches. This is not a print-on-demand copy. It is an exact facsimile of the original 1882 first edition. One of only 250 hand-numbered copies printed with this copy identified as number 141. 90 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with 15 maps some of which are fold out maps. Christopher and Bonnie Collier in their bibliography The Literature of Connecticut History, refer to this volume as "The best overall discussion" of boundary issues between Connecticut and its neighboring states of New York and Massachusetts. This volume was the author's dissertation for Yale University. (Armstrong, Conn. A Bibliography of Its History: 184)
    TB30157  $75.00




  • Bowen, John:  Model Shipwright Volume XII.  London: Conway Maritime Press, 1984. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. 72 pages containing an index, text and illustrated with extensive photographs and sketches.
    TB16035  $25.00




  • Bowen, Peter:  Imperial Kelly.  New York: Crown Publishers, In, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. The author's third novel and the third Kelly in the series.
    TB05067  $14.00




  • Bowen, Peter:  Kelly Blue.  New York: Crown Publishers, In, 1991. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. fThe author's second novel and the 2nd Kelly in the series ollowing Yellowstone Kelly.
    TB05852  $10.00




  • Bowker, Captain Francis E.:  Atlantic Four-Master: The Story of the Schooner Herbert L. Rawding 1919-1947.  Mystic: Mystic Seaport Museum, 1986. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in illustrated heavy paper wraps. 96 pages of text and photographs with a fold-out profile drawing of the ship.
    TB15352  $7.00



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    Bowles, Samuel:  Across the Continent: A Summer's Journey to the Rocky Mountains, the Mormans, and the Pacific States, with Speaker Colfax.  Springfield, Mass. and New York: Samuel Bowles & Company and Hurd & Houghton., 1865. First Edition. Very good in its original brown cloth covered boards with gilt text and decoration on the spine. A small octavo of 7 1/2 by 4 3/4 inches with professional repairs made to significantly improve the appearance of the heavy wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and with the cloth worn through over the tips of the boards. There is an early prior owner's name and date of "Feby 15, 1866" in ink on the title page. The binding is tight with the hinges and joints sound. The contents are in excellent condition with no tanning or foxing to the pages. The hand-colored map prior to the title page is completely intact and suffers only from a small, 1/2 inch, closed tear at its right margin which has been professionally repaired using archival tape on its verso side. 452 pages of text followed by a blank leaf and 6 pages of ads by the publisher. Illustrated with a hand-colored map as aforementioned. Graff notes "Among the states and territories visited by Bowles were Utah, Oregon, Washingto, California and Nevada." (Sabin, 7077; Graff, 370; Cowan, p.67; Rader, 431)
    TB31974  $200.00




  • Boyd, James:  Drums.  New York: Charles Scribner's, 1925. First Edition, First printing. Very good- in green cloth covered boards with the upper third of the first free end paper torn away, the spine is slightly tanned and the gilt text stamping on the spine is tarnished. Missing its issued dust jacket as the jacket for this title is seldom seen. The author's first book which was reprinted in the now well known illustrated edition by N. C. Wyeth. A novel of the American Revolution.
    TB06630  $20.00



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    Boyer, Glen G.:  Wyatt Earp's Tombstone Vendetta.  Honolulu: Talei Publishers, Inc., 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board. An octavo of 9 by 7 1/2 inches. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. An illuminating and revealing book which discloses information the Earp family asked the author not to divulge until after their passing. 325 pages of text and illustrated with several sections of images from black and white photographs.
    TB31553  $100.00



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    Boyer:  Wyatt Earp's Tombstone Vendetta.  Honolulu: Talei Publishers, Inc., 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. An illuminating and revealing book which discloses information the Earp family asked the author not to divulge until after their passing. 325 pages of text and illustrated with several sections of black and white photographs.
    TB02433  $75.00




  • Bracken, Jeanne Munn (Editor):  Iron Horses Across America: The Transcontinental Railroad.  Carlisle, Mass.: Discovery Enterprises, Ltd., 1995. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in printed, heavy, paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small octavo measuring 7 1/2" by 5 1/4". Without a dust jacket as issued. 63 pages of text illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. One of the volumes in the Perspectives on History Series.
    TB25589  $5.00



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    Bradley, James:  Flyboys A True Story of Courage.  Boston: Little Brown and Company, (2003). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 red paper and black paper covered boards with bold silver colored text stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 9 3/16 by 6 inches with photo printed end sheets. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 390 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with two sections of images from black and white photographs. A very clean, tight and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB32078  $15.00



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    Bradley, James:  The Imperial Cruise A Secret History Of Empire And War.  Boston: Little Brown and Company, (2009). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black and light gray paper covered boards with white text on the spine and the publisher's initials embossed in blind on the front board. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6" with map end sheets. 387 pages of text including an index. Illustrated with maps and black and white photographs.
    TB27696  $12.00



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    Bradley, Bill:  Time Present, Time Past A Memoir.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. First Edition. Near fine in 1/4 red cloth and black paper covered boards with a faint crease down the middle of the spine. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket. 442 pages including an index.
    TB09435  $10.00



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    Bradley, David:  Robert Frost A Tribute to the Source.  New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1979). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with bold copper colored text stamping on the spine. A quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/2" with dark blue end sheets with a small gift inscription on the verso of the second free end page. Without its issued dust jacket. 165 pages of text and illustrated with a frontispiece photograph of Frost and 48 color photographic plates by David Jones.
    TB27653  $10.00




  • Bradley, Van Allen:  The Book Collector's Handbook of Values.  New York: G. P. Putnam, 1978. 2nd Edition. Very Good - x-library In a very good dust jacket.
    TB00985  $7.00



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    Bradley [Arthur Granville], A. G.:  The Fight With France For North America.  New York: E. P. Dutton, n.d. [1900]. First Edition. Very good in its original purple cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board with a mild spine lean. The end sheets appear to be much newer indicating a replacement to repair weakened or cracked hinges. An octavo of 8 5/8 by 5 3/4 inches with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine worn and just beginning to fray, and the cloth over the tips of the boards is rubbed, the title page, preliminaries and first few pages of the book show foxing which is also true of the last few pages (the index) and faint foxing throughout the book. There is a one inch stain to the fore edge of the text block and a narrow stain to the upper margins of pages 185 to 194. 400 pages of text including an index. Illustrated with a fold-out map of Canada and the English Colonies in 1750 as the frontispiece and with five other maps one of which folds out. A difficult title to locate in first edition.
    TB31551  $200.00



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    Brady, Tim:  Three Ordinary Girls.  New York: Citadel Press, Kensington Publishing Corp., (2021). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in dark blue paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 9 by 5 7/8 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. "The remarkable story of Three Dutch teenagers who became spies, saboteurs, Nazi assassins and WWII heroes" (from the front panel of the jacket) 298 pages including an index, acknowledgment and text. Illustrated with two sections of plates with images from black and white photographs.
    TB31970  $25.00




  • Braham, Jeanne:  Made By Hand Art and Craft in the Heartland of New England.  Beverly, Mass.: Commonwealth Editions, 2004. First Edition, First printing. Fine in orange cloth covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine and on the front board. An octavo measuring 9" tall by 7" deep. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 169 pages of text illustrated with color photographs by Mary Schjeldahl. An exploration of the crafts and craftspersons of the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts which include Barry Moser and Carol J. Blinn on Book Arts; Ken Salem, Tai Hazard and Walter Goodridge on Woodworking; Mark Shapiro and Josh Simpson on Pottery and Glass; Susan Boss, Mark Brown and Sally Dillon on Fiber Arts.
    TB20489  $15.00



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    Braider, Donald:  The Niagara.  New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, (1972). First Edition, First printing. Fine in yellow-orange cloth covered boards with a gilt on dark red title block on the spine. An octavo of 8 by 5 3/8 inches. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with minor rubbing at the upper and lower ends of the spine area, a 1 " closed tear to the lower edge of the front panel and nicks to the fold to the front flap. Signed on the front free end page by the author without an inscription or date. The 62nd volume in the Rivers of America Series which was published in May of 1972. 294 pages including an index.
    TB29717  $100.00



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    Braider, Donald:  The Niagara.  New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, (1972). First Edition, First printing. Fine in yellow-orange cloth covered boards with a gilt on dark red title block on the spine. A small quarto of 8 by 5 3/8 inches. In a very near fine, unclipped dust jacket with light wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area and to the upper fore corner of the front panel. The 62nd volume in the Rivers of America Series which was published in May of 1972. 294 pages including an index.
    TB31373  $60.00




  • Brandenburg, Jim:  White Wolf: Living With An Arctic Legend.  Minocqua: Northword Press, 1990. First Edition, First printing. Very good in heavy white cloth covered boards although the spine is somewhat cocked and the front board is modestly bowed. In a near fine dust jacket with the front panel rubbed. 159 pages of text and full color photographs. Edited by James S. Thornton.
    TB03038  $17.50




  • Brandes, Georg:  Voltaire (Volume One).  New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1930. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine & on the front boards with gilt faded on the spine. Without a dust jacket. The upper corner of the front board has a faint crease and there is the ghost of a 1" sticker on the upper corner of the rear board. 408 pages of text.
    TB11843  $20.00



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    Brandon, John Henry:  The Story Of Old Saratoga The Burgoyne Campaign To Which Is Added New York's Share In The Revolution.  Albany: Self-published, 1919. Second Edition. Near fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and gilt text stamped on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 3/4" by 5 3/4". Without its issued dust jacket. 528 pages including an index, a list of sources and text. Illustrated with a photographic frontispiece, maps and reproductions of earlier works of art. Two fold-out maps tipped in at the rear of the book in fine condition. This second edition adds four chapters on New York's share in the Revolution which did not appear in the first edition.
    TB26199  $40.00




  • Brandon, Jay:  Executive Privilege.  New York: Tom Doherty Associates, 2001. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black paper covered boards with metallic red text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket.
    TB15705  $14.00




  • Brandon, Jay:  AfterImage.  New York: Tom Doherty Associates, 2000. First Edition, First printing. Fine in red paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. The author's second novel dealing with San Antonio District Attorney Chris Sinclair and psychiatrist Anne Greenwald.
    TB12069  $4.90



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    Brands, H. W.:  The Age of Gold The California Gold Rush and The New American Dream.  New York: Doubleday, 2002. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black and yellow paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine and map end papers. A small quarto of 9 3/16 by 6 inches with minute hints of foxing to the top edge of the text block. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 547 pages including an index, bibliography, sources, text and illustrated with two sections of black and white photographs of contemporary works of art and portraits.
    TB20121  $20.00




  • Brautigan, Richard:  The Hawkline Monster.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974. First Edition. Fine in light brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and front board with a prior owner's name on the 2nd FEP. In a fine dust jacket. Sub-titled: "A Gothic Western". It was considered a "cross-genre" novel and written near the close of his life as a writer. Brautigan divided his time in the 70's between his homes in Bolinas, California and his ranch in Montana. He died at his home in California by his own hand.
    TB06775  $50.00




  • Brautigan, Richard:  Willard and His Bowling Trophies.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1975. First Edition. Near fine in dark brown paper covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine and a remainder mark on the bottom edge. In a fine jacket with a hint of rubbing to the spine ends. Sub-titled: "A Perverse Mystery". It was considered a "cross-genre" novel.
    TB06776  $24.50



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    Bray, Maynard, and Carlton Pinheiro:  Herreshoff of Bristol A Photographic History of America's Greatest Yacht and Boat Builders.  Brooklin, Maine: Woodenboat Publications, n.d. [1989]. First Edition. Fine in tan cloth covered boards with metallic green text on the spine. A quarto of 11 by 9 3/4 inches. In a fine, price clipped dust jacket. 241 pages including photo credits, an index, bibliography, text and illustrated throughout with images from black and white photographs.
    TB31635  $65.00



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    Braynard, Frank O.:  A Tugman's Sketchbook Pen and Ink Impressions Of New York Harbor And The Ships That Use It - Big and Small.  Tuckhoe, NY: John de Graff, Inc., 1965. First Edition. Fine in yellow-orange cloth covered boards with red text on the spine and front board. A quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/2". In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with minor rubbing to the upper edges of the front and rear panels with a short, 1/4", closed tear at the lower edge of the front panel. Signed and inscribed by the author on the first free end page. 142 pages with illustrations on nearly every page.
    TB25856  $35.00



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    Brayton, Matthew:  The Indian Captive. A Narrative of the Adventures and Sufferings of Matthew Brayton in his Thirty-Four Years of Captivity Among The Indians of North-Western America.  Bridgeport, Conn.: The Wooden Nutmeg Press, 1977. Limited Edition Reprint of 1977. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and printed paper covered boards with marbled end sheets. A 16mo measuring 6 1/4" tall by 4" deep. Without a dust jacket, presumably as issued. One of only 950 copies and this one is identified as copy number 8. 69 pages followed by a bibliographical note. Originally published in Cleveland in 1860 this is a facsimile reprint of the now extremely scarce frist edition of the title. It has been assumed that Brayton was assisted by John Herbert Aloysius Bone in preparing the manuscript for this title.
    TB21076  $75.00



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    Breashears, David, and Audrey Salkeld:  Last Climb The Legendary Everest Expeditions Of George Mallory.  Washington, DC: National Geographic, (1999). First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and blue-gray paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 10" by 8 1/4" with a small prior owner's book plate on the front paste down behind the jacket flap. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 239 pages of text and illustrated throughout with photographs and maps.
    TB24820  $10.00



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    Brecher, Elinor J.:  Schindler's Legacy True Stories of the List Survivors.  New York: Dutton/Penquin Group, (1994). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black paper and black paper covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 9 by 7 1/8 inches. In a fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket. 442 pages including a page of photo credits and text. Illustrated throughout with more than 100 images from black and white photographs.
    TB32168  $30.00




  • Breihan, Carl W.:  The Complete and Authentic Life of Jesse James.  New York: Frederick Fell, Inc., 1953. First Edition, First printing. Near fine and would be defined as fine except for rubbing to the head and heel of the spine. In a very good+ dust jacket with 1/8" & 1/4" chips at spine corners. Well illustrated with early photographs of Jessie James and his brother Frank.
    TB03435  $30.00



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    Brewton, John E.:  Under The Tent Of The Sky A Collection of Poems About Animals Large And Small.  New York: The Macmillan Company, 1937. First Edition. Good+ in dark blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text on the spine and front board together with an illustration on the front board. A small quarto of 9 1/8 by 6 inches with rubbing and wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and to the tips of the boards and with what appears to be hand-soiling throughout. The end sheets are illustrated by Robert Lawson. Without a dust jacket. 205 pages including an index to first lines and text. Illustrated throughout by line art drawings by Robert Lawson.
    TB30946  $20.00




  • Brier, Warren J. and Nathan B. Blumberg (Editors):  A Century Of Montana Journalism.  Missoula: Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1971. First Edition. Near fine in orange cloth covered boards with black text on the spine with some minor dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a very good+ dust jacket with the corner of the front flap clipped and with faint spots of rubbing at the ends of the spine area. An anthology of collected articles which first appeared in the Montana Journalism Review from 1958 through 1971. The articles include topics covering: Montana's first newspaper, Montana's Pioneer Editor, The Post's Mysterious Franklin, A Newspaper for Montana Miners, the Rocky Mountain Husbandman, The Brazen Butte Bulletin, The Defense of Louis Levine, Montana's Pioneer Radio Stations, Montana's First TV station, Montana Press Law, No Fudging in Missoula, The Missoula Election Mishmash, Guthrie's "The Big Sky" and others. 352 pages of text.
    TB16532  $35.00




  • Brigham, Albert Perry:  A Text-Book of Geology.  New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1900. Reprint of 1901. Very good in dark green ribbed cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with black text and decorations on the front board. There is a prior owner's name written in pencil on the first free end paper and the cloth at the head and heel of the spine is very lightly rubbed. A small 8vo measuring 7 3/4" by 5 1/2". 477 pages consisting of an index, text and illustrated with steel engravings, drawings and photographs.
    TB17058  $10.00




  • Brinkley, William:  The Ninety and Nine.  Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1966. First Edition, First printing. Very good with a 1 inch tear to the top of the spine and a 1/2 inch closed tear to the title page and a lower corner missing from the next page. In a very good dust jacket with two 1" tears at the top of the spine area. A novel about the US Navy during World War II by the author of Don't Go Near the Water.
    TB06178  $5.00




  • Brisbin, Gen., James S.:  The Beef Bonanza.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1959. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in green paper covered boards with black and gilt text block on the spine. The head of the spine shows very light rubbing. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with light rubbing at the upper edge of the spine area and with rubbing to the fore edge of the front panel. The 13th Volume in The Wester Frontier Library series by the University of Oklahoma Press. Subtitled: How to Get Rich on the Plains.
    TB22427  $20.00



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    Brooks, Van Wyck:  The Flowering Of New England.  Boston: The Limited Editions Club, 1941. Limited Edition. Near fine in heavily embossed with oak leaves on dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto of 10 by 7 inches with the top edge of the text block stained a dark red. Without a dust jacket as issued, but the book is contained in a good+, black, paper covered slipcase with a paper label on its spine. One of only 1,500 copies numbered and signed by the illustrator. This copy is out of series as it lacks a number, but it is signed by Ray J. Holden and marked "Printer's Copy" at the lower margin of the limitation page. 468 pages including an index and illustrated throughout with drawings by R. J. Holden. Originally published in 1936 this title won the Pulitzer Prize in history in 1937. It is one of the few which has been continually republished since.
    TB32238  $150.00



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    Brooks, Noah:  First Across The Continent: The Story of the Exploring Expedition of Lewis & Clark.  n.p.: MeadWestvaco Corporation, 2003. Limited Edition. Fine in gray-tan cloth covered boards with bold gilt text on the spine with map end papers and an image of the front and rear halves of the Jefferson Peace Medal on the front and rear boards. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a fine illustrated paper covered slip case which also contains the companion CD produced by National Geographic which is housed in a fine chemise. 346 pages of text. The 46th edition of the Westvaco American Classic Series which is a reprint of Noah Brook's' book which was first published in 1901 which became the first popular, and readable, account of the expedition. An uncommon publication and especially so in such nice condition with the CD which is often missing from the set when found at all.
    TB31916  $65.00



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    Brooks, George S.:  Cascades And Courage The History of the Town of Vernon and the City of Rockville Connecticut.  Rockville, Conn.: Self Published, 1955. First Edition. Near fine in bright blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board. A small quarto of 9 by 6 inches with a gift inscription on the first free end page. In a good, unclipped dust jacket with 1/4 inch deep chipping from the upper edge of the spine and front panels and the front panel.with a long 2 inch deep chip from the lower edge of the rear panel. 529 pages of text including an index. Illustrated throughout from black and white photographs.
    TB31690  $50.00




  • Brooks, Peter W.:  Historic Airships.  Greenwich: New York Graphic Soc., 1973. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in light green paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a very good dust jacket due to several short closed tears at the upper edges of both panels but the price is intact on the front flap. Illustrated by Peter W. M. Griffin. 59 pages followed by 10 full color plates of airships from 1852 to the 1928 Zeppelin.
    TB11701  $42.00



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    Brooks, Van Wyck:  The Flowering of New England.  Boston: The Limited Editions Club, 1941. Limited Edition. Near fine in highly decorated green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 10" by 7". Without a dust jacket or the slip case. One of only 1,500 copies printed with this copy identified as number 435 and signed by the illustrator, Ray J. Holden on the colophon. 468 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with 40 half-tones by R. J. Holden and with an introduction by M. A. DeWolfe Howe.
    TB26077  $40.00




  • Brooks, Joanna (Editor):  The Life of Olaudah Equiano.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 2004. First thus. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt borders on the boards and with decorated end papers and a gilt top edge to the text block. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book remains incased in the publisher's original shrink wrap. "The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, The African, Written by Himself." The Lakeside Classic edition for 2004. 406 pages of text which includes a list of the Lakeside Classics published as of this date which is followed by two pages of image credits. Illustrated with 58 engravings (some in color) and maps. Originally written and published in 1789 in London the author, who experienced the horrors of slavery as a young boy, wanted to publish this book to help dismantle the practice of slavery.
    TB25828  $30.00



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    Brooks, Geraldine:  Caleb's Crossing.  New York: Viking, 2011. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in light gray paper covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine and with the author's initials stamped on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 7/8 by 5 7/8 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 306 pages of text. Although a novel it is based on the few facts surrounding the life of Caleb Cheeeshahteaumauk a native American of Martha's Vineyard who was the first native American to graduate from Harvard College in 1665.
    TB29142  $20.00



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    Brooks, Geraldine:  The Secret Chord.  New York: Viking, (2015). First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in brown paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. an octavo of 9 by 5 7/8 inches with upper 1/16 inch of the front, rear board and spine sun faded with what may be a very small, red remainder dot on the lower edge of the text block. In a near fine unclipped dust jacket with spine area faded and the upper portion of the rear panel faded. 302 pages of text. Illustrated with map end sheets.
    TB31894  $15.00



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    Brooks, Geraldine:  People of the Book.  New York: Viking , 2008. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in light blue paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4 by 6 with illustrated end sheets with the heel of the spine slightly bumped. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket light rubbing and wear to the ends of the spine area and at the corners of the panels over the tips of the boards. 372 pages of text.
    TB32063  $15.00



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    Brown, Henry Collins:  Glimpses of Old New York.  New York: Privately Printed for The Subscribers Anderson Galleries, 1917. First Edition. Very good+ in 1/2 dark blue leather and light blue cloth covered boards with five raised bands on the spin with gilt tool work and gilt text in the compartments and gilt borders on the front and rear boards. A quarto of 12 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches with marbled end sheets. The leather at the head and heel of the spine is rubbed as it is over the joints and tips of the boards. The third free end page has a 3 inch closed tear to its fore edge which has been professionally repaired. 381 pages of text and illustrated with a frontispiece and 96 plates many of which are in color.
    TB31621  $250.00




  • Brown, Thomas:  An Account Of The People Called Shakers: Their Faith, Doctrines, and Practice.  Troy, New York: Parker and Bliss, 1812. First Edition. Good in contemporary, full leather (calf) covered boards with heavy applications of varnish to the worn spine. A 16 mo measuring 7" by 4" with all edges trimmed and with early prior owner's names on the end sheets. The contents are tightly bound with little evidence of foxing but with heavy tanning to the outside edges of the front two pages and rear two pages. 372 pages of text. (Sabin, 8567)
    TB25878  $200.00



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    Brown, Henry Collins:  Valentine's Manual Of Old New York.  New York: Valentine's Manual Inc., 1923. First Edition. Near fine in light purple cloth covered boards with black text and decorations on the spine and the same on the front board. A 12mo of 7 1/4 by 5 inches with a hint of fading to the cloth over the spine and with foxing to the top edge of the text block. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with narrow chipping to the folds to the flaps. 366 pages including an index. Illustrated with a color plate of Alexander Hamilton, 6 plates in color and 83 black and white plates.
    TB30915  $60.00



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    Brown, Henry Collins:  Fifth Avenue Old and New 1824-1924.  New York: The Fifth Avenue Association, 1924. First edition. Good in green cloth covered boards with a printed map on a paper label fixed to the front board. The cloth at the heel of the spine is worn through in two places as it is at the lower tips of the boards. The front free end page has been ripped, but repaired with archival tape. Without a dust jacket. A quarto measuring 12" high by 9" deep containing 126 pages of text and illustrations followed by 64 pages of ads. Illustrated with black and white photographs, reproductions of earlier works of art, sketches and many color lithographs.
    TB31908  $40.00




  • Brown, Robert L.:  Colorado Ghost Towns Past and Present.  Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, Ltd, 1972. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in decorated green cloth covered boards with a slight roll to the spine. In a very good+ dust jacket with light rubbing and a few short closed tears to the ends of the spine with related creases. Signed by the author on the fly-title page. 322 pages containing an index, text and illustrated with black and white photographs through-out.
    TB09206  $38.50



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    Brown, Roger H.:  The Republic In Peril: 1812.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1964. First Edition, First printing. Fine in red cloth covered boards with a gilt on black title block on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6". Without its issued dust jacket. 238 pages including an index, chapter notes, manuscript sources and text. The author provides "An Analysis of congressional and presidential motivation for and against the war." from Dwight L. Smith's The War of 1812 An Annotated Bibliography, page 77. (Smith: The War of 1812, 328)
    TB24836  $30.00



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    Brown University:  Brown University In The Civil War A Memorial.  Mansfield Centre, Conn.: Martino Publishing, 2006. Facsimile Reprint. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". Without a dust jacket as issued. 380 pages including an index. A facsimile reprint of the University's 1868 printing in Providence.
    TB27405  $40.00



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    Browne, J. Ross:  A Dangerous Journey.  Ashland, Oregon: Lewis Osborne Editions, 1972. Limited Edition. Near fine in heavy black cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine and gilt text and the image of a horse stamped in gilt on the front board. A small quarto of 10 5/8 by 7 inches with the cloth over the spine slightly faded and a small 1/2" stain on the fore edge of the text block. Without a dust jacket. One of only 600 copies issued with this copy identified as number 204 on the limitation page. 84 pages of text with engravings from earlier works of art. The foreword was written by Ferol Egan.
    TB30274  $25.00



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    Browning, D. C.:  Everyman's Dictionary Of Literary Biography English & American.  New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, Inc., (1960). Revised Edition of 1960. Fine in black cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small octavo of 7 1/2 by 5 inches. In near fine, unclipped dust jacket. 769 pages including over 2,300 literary biographies of English and American authors.
    TB31658  $10.00




  • Brownlee, Claudia:  Colonel Joe The Last of the Rough Riders.  New York: Exposition Press, 1978. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and front board. With a gift inscription on the dedication page In a very good+ dust jacket with price clipped jacket flap and light rubbing to the edges and folds. Signed on the first free end paper by the author; also, signed and inscribed by the author on the dedication page. Laid into the book is a newspaper article noting Joe Montgomery's 100th birthday who is the book's subject & a longtime Montana res
    TB08131  $38.50



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    Bruce, Edward, and Forbes Watson:  Art In Federal Buildings An Illustrated Record Of The Treasury Department's New Program In Painting And Sculpture Volume I, Mural Designs, 1934-1936.  Washington, DC: Art In Federal Buildings Incorporated, 1936. First Edition. Very good in 1/4 dark blue cloth and a second, slightly lighter color blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. An oblong small quarto measuring 10 1/2" by 13 1/2" with the cloth worn through at the head and heel of the spine and at the tips of the boards. The joints and hinges remain strong and tight. The contents are clean and free of any damage. Laid-in at the front of the book is a single sheet of printed paper listing comments from eleven customers who have provided very positive reviews of the book. 309 pages of text and illustrated extensively with line drawings and black and white photographs The majority of the murals depicted in this volume are from post offices constructed during the Depression years. Despite this title containing "Volume I" there is no indication in public records of any subsequent volume issued by these authors on this topic.
    TB30202  $150.00



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    Bruff, J. Goldsborough:  Gold Rush The Journals, Drawings, And Other Papers Of J. Goldsborough Bruff Captain, Washington City and California Mining Association April 2, 1849 - July 20, 1851.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1944. First Edition, First Printing. Both volumes of this two volume set are near fine in 1/4 black cloth and gray-brown paper covered boards with gilt text on the spines. Both are small quartos of 10 by 7 1/4 inches with a prior owner's small book plate on the front paste downs and a small gift tag on the paste down of volume II. Without dust jackets as issued and lacking the issued slip case. One of only 1,250 printed copies. Edited by Georgia Wilis Read and Ruth Gaines and with a forward by F. W. Hodge. Volume I: Washington City to Bruff's Camp contains 630 pages of text illustrated with a color frontispiece, line drawings, maps and drawings by the author. Volume II: Buff's Camp to Washington City contains 631 to 1404 which includes an index for both volumes and is illustrated with drawings within the text, the author's sketches. Howe's in his bibliography, U.S.Iana states this title to be "Most elaborate of overland narratives." and also a title which he considers "quite scarce". In all the two volumes contains 86 pages of cellotypes, plus 3 of which fold out, 68 line illustrations and 4 maps. (Howes, R-91; Kurutz, 93a; Decker, 35-160 & 36-42; Wheat: Gold Rush, 25)
    TB29471  $325.00



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    Bruni, Stephen T. Betsy James Wyeth, Theodore F. Wolff and Christopher Crosman:  Wondrous Strange The Wyeth Tradition.  Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1998). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in bright red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto of 11 by 9 3/4 inches with small closed tears of 1/4" at the upper edges of pages 127. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket showing an original sale price of $45.00. 167 pages including a listing of color plates by Howard Pyle, N. C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth and James Wyeth. A very clean, tight and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29556  $35.00



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    Brush, Daniel Harmon:  Growing Up with Southern Illinois.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1944. First edition. Near fine in decorated red cloth covered boards with a gilt top top edge to the text block and gilt text stamping on the spine and front board. The gilt text stamping on the spine and the backstrip are very slightly faded and there is slight foxing at the end sheets near the hinge areas due to a reaction with the glue used in binding. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. The Lakeside Classic of 1944. The text of this volume of the Lakeside Classics is from an unpublished memoir of the author who moved to southern Illinois at the age of 8 in 1820 from New York.
    TB27296  $35.00



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    Brusic, Lucy McTeer:  Amidst Cultivated and Pleasant Fields A Bicentennial History of North Haven, Connecticut.  Canaan, NH: Phoenix Publishing, 1986. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 tan and gray cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and an illustrated paper label on the front board and with illustrated end sheets. In a very near fine unclipped dust jacket with minor light wear at the ends of the spine area and a closed 1/2" tear at the upper edge of the front panel. Signed by the author on the title page. 304 pages including an index, a list of illustrations and credits, sources and notes to include a list of first 40 families in North Haven about 1715 and 1727, a list of Revolutionary War Soldiers connected with North Haven, and a list of North Haven Selectmen from 1786 to 1986. Illustrated with photographs and maps throughout.
    TB22785  $30.00




  • Bryant, Billy:  Children of Ol' Man River.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1988. First edition. Fine in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. as issued. Sub-titled: The Life and Time of a Showboat Trouper." Edited by Martin Ridge.
    TB08341  $20.00



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    Buck, Pearl S.:  A Silk Road Journey The Good Earth.  n.p.: Westvaco Corporation, 2005. Limited Edition. Fine in in bright red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and decorated end sheets. It contains two CD's of music from India by Rasa Music. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a fine highly decorated, bright red, cloth covered clamshell case secured with brass hinges. Contained within this case is a CD titled: A Silk Road journey Instrumentals and Vocals. bright red, cloth covered clamshell case secured with brass hinges. Contained within this case is a CD titled: A Silk Road journey Instrumentals and Vocals. 346 pages of text with illustrations in the margins. The Christmas 2005 issue by Westvaco which is the 48th volume in Westvaco's annual American Classic series.
    TB24923  $125.00




  • Buck, Robert N.:  Weather Flying.  New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1978. Revised Edition, second printing of 1978. Fine in light blue cloth covered boards with gilt outlined text on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/4" In a fine unclipped dust jacket with hints of curling at the ends of the spine area. 296 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings by Pierre Barre.
    TB24152  $10.00



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    Buel, Richard, Jr.:  America On The Brink: How Political Struggle Over The War of 1812 Almost Destroyed The Young Republic.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan, (2005). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in black paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/8 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed and warmly inscribed by the author on the first free end page and dated two months after it was first released. 302 including an index, chapter notes, bibliography and text. Illustrated with a section of plates from earlier works of art.
    TB30437  $60.00




  • Bulau, Alwin E.:  Footprints of Assurance.  New York: The Macmillan Company, 1953. First Edition,, First Printing. Near fine in dark blue buckram cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine and with gilt decorations stamped on the front board. A quarto measuring 12" by 9" with a prior owner's book plate on the first free end page. In a good+, unclipped dust jacket with heavy wear and rubbing to the extremes. From the dust jacket flap: "Footprints of Assurance is a comprehensive and complete record of fire marks used by fire insurance companies in sixty-three countries." 319 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated throughout with black and white and colored plates.
    TB26057  $35.00




  • Bull, Peter:  The Teddy Bear Book.  New York: Random House, 1970. Second Printing. Near fine with an attractive prior owner's plate (but no name) on the first FEP & a name written into the ex libris box on 2nd FEP. In a very good+ dust jacket with a price clipped jacket flap and a small 1/2" closed tear at the base of the spine area. 207 numbered pages with one to follow containing text, photographs and illustrations.
    TB09433  $28.00



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    Bumgardner, Georgia B.:  American Broadsides.  Barre, Mass.: Imprint Society, 1971. Limited first edition. In fine condition bound in 1/4 blue and brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine with a prior owner's name and date on the first free end paper. A folio measuring 14 3/16" high by 10 1/4" deep containing 60 pages of text and 60 pages of plates. Without a dust jacket but housed in a near fine cloth and paper covered slip case with a paper label. One of only 1,950 copies printed, this one is out of series but signed by the author on the last page of text. Sub-titled: "Sixty facsimilies (sic) dated 1680 to 1800 reproduced from originals in the American Antiquarian Society." Selected and introduced by Georgia b. Bumgardner.
    TB19924  $40.00




  • Bunting, Eve:  Demetrius and the Golden Goblet.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovan, 1980. First Edition, First printing. Fine in decorated white cloth covered boards with gilt decorations and text stamping. In a fine dust jacket. Signed and with a sketchof a fish on the fly title page. With illustrations by Michael Hague. Unpaginated.
    TB14458  $75.00



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    Bunton, Alice Bice:  Bethany's Old Houses and Community Buildings.  Bethany, Conn.: Bethany Library Association, 1972. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in dark blue, heavy cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small octavo measuring 10" by 7" with a book reservation in the name of the prior owner slip tipped-in on the first free end page. Without a dust jacket as issued. Laid-in at the rear of the book, within a pocket attached to the rear paste down, is a multi-color historical map of Bethany, Connecticut on which each of the homes and buildings cited within the book is located. Unpaginated pages containing text, a chronology, glossary, bibliography and a list of map and a list of owners. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and line drawings.
    TB23739  $125.00



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    Bunyan, John:  The Pilgrim's Progress, In Two Parts; With Notes, And A Life Of The Author By Rev. T. Scott.  Boston: Phillips, Sampson, and Company, 1857. Reprint. Good in full, dark brown, highly gilt decorated full leather covered boards with gilt tool work and designs on both boards and very faded and worn gilt text on the spine. A small quarto of 7 1/2 by 4 3/4 inches with 3/4 inch chip from the leather at the head of the spine and with heavy wear and rubbing to the tips of the boards and forward edges of the same. The preliminaries are stained and there is offsetting from the frontis to the title page. Part the first comprises pages 1 thru 331. Part second comprises pages 1 to 236. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author.
    TB31968  $30.00



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    Burgess, Thornton W.:  Old Mother West Wind.  New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1990. First Henry Holt Edition. Fine in 1/4 white cloth and paper covered boards with dark red text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. Illustrated by Michael Hague. Signed by the author/artist and illustrated with a sketch of a mouse with a scarf on the title page. 90 pages of text and illustrations.
    TB18216  $55.00



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    Burk, Bruce:  Complete Waterfowl Studies Vol. 1: Dabbling and Whistling Ducks; Vol.2: Diving Ducks; Vol.3: Geese and Swans.  Exton, Penn.: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, (1984). First Editions, First Printings. All three volumes of this compete set are in fine condition in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spines. All are small quartos of 11 by 8 1/2 inches with handsome marbled end sheets. All three are in fine, priced clipped dust jackets. Volume I: Dabbling And Whistling Ducks contains 234 pages illustrated throughout from photographs in color and black and white. Volume II: Diving Ducks contains 272 pages illustrated throughout from photographs in color and black and white. Volume III: Geese And Swans contains 200 pages and is illustrated throughout from photographs in color and black and white.
    TB30723  $100.00




  • Burke, James Lee:  Cadillac Jukebox.  New York: Hyperion, 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket.
    TB05027  $9.00




  • Burke, James Lee:  Burning Angel.  Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1989. First Editon. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping. In a near fine dust jacket with just a hint of wear at the top of the spine area. The author's 14th novel which was preceeded by his Black Cherry Blues which won Edgar Award.
    TB04707  $7.00



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    Burnaby, Andrew:  Burnaby's Travels Through North America : Reprinted from the Third Edition of 1798.  New York: A. Wessels Company, 1904. Reprint from the Third Edition. Good+ in the publisher's original red cloth covered boards with faded gilt text stamping on the spine. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is worn and just beginning to fray. The spine itself is slightly faded and the cloth at the tips of the boards is rubbed. Without its issued plain paper dust jacket. One of the volumes in the Source Books of American History with an introduction and notes by Rufus Rockwell Wilson. 265 pages including an index. Originally published in London in 1775 under the title: Travels Through the Middle Settlements in North America in 1759 and 1760. Copies of the original publication are considered "quite scarce" by Wright Howes. (Howes B-995)
    TB20705  $75.00



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    Burnett, Frances Hodgson:  The Way to the House of Santa Claus A Christmas story for very small boys in which every reader is the hero of a big Adventure.  New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1916. First Edition. Very near fine in brick red cloth covered boards with color printed paper label on the front board. An oblong octavo of 9 by 12 inches with rubbing and light wear to the cloth at the heel of the spine and at the lower fore corner of the front board and several minor scratches to the paper label on the front board. Without a dust jacket. Unpaginated, but containing 23 printed and or illustrated pages. A book for children intended to be personalized with the name of the child to receive it. In this case the book has received no names or, for that matter, there is no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30363  $175.00




  • Burnett, David:  Cineplex Odeon The First Ten Years.  Toronto: Cineplex Odeon Corp., 1989. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black cloth covered boards with very minor fading at the upper edge of the front board. In a fine dust jacket. "A celebration of Contemporaty Canadian Art." 128 pages including an index, text with full color plates and photographs.
    TB13138  $8.00



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    Burns, Eric:  The Golden Lad The Haunting Story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt.  New York: Pegasus Books, LLC, 2016. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black and off white paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 15/16 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 201 pages including an index, chapter notes and bibliography followed by four pages of ads. Illustrated with frontispiece portraits of Theodore Roosevelt and Quentin Roosevelt and a section of black and white photographs
    TB28830  $25.00




  • Burnshaw, Stanley:  Robert Frost Himself.  New York: George Braziller, 1986. First Edition, First printing. Fine in bright blue cloth covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board. In a fine dust jacket with the original price intact on the front flap. A biography of Robert Frost. 342 pages including an index, reference notes, chronoplogy, text and illustrated with one section of black and white photographs.
    TB16788  $17.50



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    Burr, S. J.:  The Life And Times Of William Henry Harrison.  New York and Philadelphia, Penn.: L. W. Ransom and R. W. Pomeroy, 1840. Eighth Edition. An ex-library copy in very good condition in its original decorated cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine which is worn and barely readable. A 24mo of 5 1/4 by 3 5/8 inches with two, library paper labels on the spine; a library book plate on the front paste down; an early prior owner's name, date and place on the first free end page; a library stamp at the top edge of the title page and call numbers in pencil on the copyright page and the first page of the preface and on page 121; and, the ghost of library materials removed from the final end pages. 300 pages of text illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of President Harrison from an engraving. (Sabin, 9443)
    TB31995  $75.00



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    Burr, Frank A. and Richard J. Hinton:  The Life Of Gen. Philip H. Sheridan.  Providence, RI: J. A. & R. A. Reid, Publishers, 1888. Second Edition. Very near fine in 3/4 black leather and marbled paper covered boards with five raised bands on the spine with red and green title labels and gilt text and decorations in the compartments. The hinges and joints are strong with no signs of weakness and the contents are free of any damage, tanning or foxing. The top edge of the text block is gilt. The leather binding was done by Blackwell. 445 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with a frontispiece of Sheridan from an steel engraving and with numerous images throughout the text from engravings. A very clean and tight copy with only penciled, bibliographic notations from a previous bookseller on the blank second free end page. Included with this book is a professionally framed and mated, engraved portrait of Phil. H. Sheridan in uniform from a photograph by Brady. The frame measures 12 1/4 by 15 1/4 inches. The mat opening is 5 by 9 1/4 inches. There is a double black border around the mat opening. The portrait is covered with glass which is held in place by the wood frame.
    TB32116  $125.00



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    Burroughs, Edgar Rice:  Tarzan And The Ant Men.  Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1924. First Edition. Very good in its original brown cloth covered boards with dark brown text on the spine and on the front board. A 12mo of 7 3/8 by 4 3/4 inches with rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and with the cloth worn through over the tips of the boards. Without its issued dust jacket. The contents are clean, tight and free of foxing, tanning or any previous ownership markings. This copy is in a first state binding with "A C McCLURG & CO." at the base of the spine in two lines. 346 pages of text followed by an un-numbered leaf titled "How Burroughs Wrote the Tarzan Tales" by Robert H. Davis the last two pages of which are missing. Illustrated with a frontispiece from a painting by J. Allen St. John.
    TB32185  $200.00



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    Burroughs, Edgar Rice:  Land of Terror.  Tarzana, Calif.: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., (1944). First Edition. Fine in blue cloth covered boards with red-orange text on the spine and front board. A small octavo of 7 1/2 by 5 1/8 inches with the top edge of the text block stained red.. In a very good+ unclipped (no price) dust jacket with very light rubbing to the ends of the spine area and rubbing to the fold to the front flap and soiling to the rear panel. 319 pages of text and with the dust jacket art by John Coleman Burroughs. A handsome and clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB32212  $200.00



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    Burroughs, Edgar Rice:  Tarzan And The Foreign Legion.  Tarzana, Calif.: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., (1947). First Edition. Fine in blue cloth covered boards with red-orange text on the spine and front board. A small octavo of 7 1/2 by 5 1/8 inches with the top edge of the text block stained red.. In a very near fine unclipped (no price) dust jacket with only a hint of rubbing to the ends of the spine area and three tiny nicks to the lower edge of the front panel. 314 pages of text and illustrated with a frontispiece and four plates from paintings by John Coleman Burroughs. An extremely fine copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB32211  $175.00



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    Burroughs, Edgar Rice:  Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar.  Chicago: A. C. McClurg, 1918. First Edition. Very good in its original green cloth covered boards with tarnished gilt text on the spine and with bright gilt text on the front board. A 12mo of 7 1/4 by 5 inches with the cloth worn through over the tips of the boards and a very slight concave appearance to the spine.. Without its issued dust jacket. 350 pages of text followed by two leaves of ads for other Burroughs titles. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 7 plates from paintings by J. Allan St. John. The contents are clean, tight and free of foxing, tanning or any prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB32186  $125.00



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    Burroughs, Edgar Rice:  Tarzan At The Earth's Core.  Tarzana, Calif.: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1948]. First Edition by Burroughs Publishers. Very near fine in tan cloth covered boards with dark blue text on the spine and front board. A small octavo of 7 1/2 by 5 inches. In a very good+, unclipped (no price) dust jacket with two very small chips at the upper corners of the spine area and nicks to the upper and lower fore corners of the panels over the tips of the boards. 301 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece from a painting by J. Allen St. John. A very nice, collectible copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB32214  $75.00



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    Burroughs, Edgar Rice:  The Return of Tarzan.  New York: A. L. Burt Company, Publishers, c1915, [1916}. Reprint. Very good+ in light green cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and front board. A 12mo of 7 3/8 by 5 inches with the top and fore edge of the text block soiled and light spots of rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. In a good machine clipped dust jacket (no price) with 3/4" deep chips across the upper edge of the spine area and heavy rubbing to the folds. This jacket appears about 1/4" taller than the height of the book. It could be a "married" jacket from another copy. 365 pages of text. Illustrated with chapter headings by J. Allen St. John. The dust jacket was illustrated by N. C. Wyeth. The first edition of this title was published by A. C. McClurg in March of 1915. (Bergen, p. 24)
    TB32216  $75.00



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    Burroughs, John:  Under The Maples.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1921. First Edition. Very good+ in green ribbed cloth with gilt text on the spine and a gilt stamped facsimile of the author's signature on the front board. A 12mo measuring 7 by 4 1/2 inches with light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and to the tips of the boards. Without a dust jacket. 223 pages including an index. Illustrated with a frontispiece photograph of Burroughs taken six days before his death.
    TB29059  $20.00



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    Burt, Struthers:  Autographed Letter Signed (ALS) by American Novelist, Struthers Burt.  Jackson Hole, Wyoming: , 1952. . An autographed letter signed by Maxwell Struthers Burt (1882 - 1954) written in his own hand using a fountain pen on his Three Rivers Ranch personal letter head stationery. Other than two creases from folding, it is in fine condition with no tears, chips or soiling on 8 1/2" by 11" off white paper. The letter is dated July 7, 1952 and written to Mr. Dean F. Kruhel (?), University Archivist for the University of Wyoming at Laramie, Wyoming and refers to a "first-class idea" offering "what assistance I can" to the project. He goes on to explain that he has "gotten away with his life from a bout with pneumonia" and has been ordered by his doctor to avoid any trips. The letter is signed "With best of regards, | Struthers Burt" The upper left corner of the letter shows the brand used on his ranch and a date stamp showing the date of receipt. Struthers Burt was a journalist at the age of 15, a college professor at Princeton, a novelist, poet and a Wyoming rancher. His best known works include Powder River from the Rivers of America series, and Along These Streets.
    TB23209  $175.00




  • Burt, Nathaniel:  War Cry of the West: The Story of the Powder River.  New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1964. First Edition, First printing. Very Good- in decorated yellow paper covered boards with red decorations and text on the front board. Missing the issued jacket. One of the Rivers of America Series for young adults. Illustrated by Brinton Turkle. An extremely scarce title.
    TB06279  $50.00



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    Burt, Struthers:  Powder River.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1938). First Edition, First printing. Near fine in bright red cloth covered boards with a gilt on black title block on the spine. In a poor unclipped dust jacket with the upper 1/3rd of the front panel and spine area missing. The fourth volume in the Rivers of America series with illustrations by Ross Santee. 389 pages including an index followed by an eleven page introduction to the series by C.L. Skinner.
    TB29165  $40.00




  • Burton, Robert:  Bird Behavior.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. 224 pages containing an index, text and with "nearly 600 striking photographs, all of them in full color...."
    TB14925  $14.00




  • Bush, Celeste E.:  The Thomas Lee House, East Lyme, Connecticut.  East Lyme, Conn.: The East Lyme Historical Society, 1935. First Edition, First printing. Very good in light green printed wraps with a double stapled binding. There area a number of white spots (paint) on the front panel and the corners of the text are somewhat curled. Without a dust jacket as issued. Unpaginated but containing 14 pages of text. Illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawings.
    TB22633  $20.00



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    Butler, William:  The Land Of The Veda: Being Personal Reminiscences of India.  New York: Phillips & Hunt, (1871). Ninth Edition. Very good+ in its original light brown cloth covered, beveled boards with gilt text and black borders on the spine and tilt text, black borders and a gilt image on the front board. A small quarto of 9 3/8 by 6 1/2 inches with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine rubbed and worn, the cloth over the tips of the boards is worn and rubbed and the hinges are starting. The contents remain clean, tight and bright with no prior ownership markings. Many of the plates show modest 1/2" deep dampness stains at the lower margin. 557 pages including an index, a glossary of Indian terms, comparative tables and text. Illustrated with a hand colored map and multiple engraved plates.
    TB30485  $50.00




  • Butler, Joseph T.:  Washington Irving's Sunnyside.  Tarrytown, NY: Sleepy Hollow Restorations, 1968. . Fine in heavy printed paper wraps with a double stapled binding. Without a dust jacket as issued. 32 pages including a bibliography and text illustrated with maps, line drawings, reproductions of contemporary works of art and photographs. A tribute to the Terrytown, New York home of Washington Irving.
    TB23085  $5.00



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    By A Bostonian:  Biographical Sketch Of Gen. Joseph Warren Embracing The Prominent Events Of His Life And His Boston Orations of 1772 and 1775.  Boston: Shepard, Clark & Brown, 1857. First Editin. Very good+ in its original light green cloth covered boards with faded gilt text on the spine with blind embossed boards. A 16mo of 6 3/4 by 4 1/4 inches with heavy wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine, the cloth is rubbed through at the lower tips of the boards, there is a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down and a 1859 gift inscription on the first free end page. The contents are quite clean and tight with no foxing or tanning to the pages. The hinges and joints remain tight. 137 pages followed by five pages of ads by the publisher which is followed by the second book which is bound in: The Union Of The States by Anna Ella Carroll of Maryland published by James French and Company of Boston and dated 1856. This title runs 64 pages of text and is followed by 8 pages of ads by James French & Co. Joseph Warren was a physician, orator, politician, patriot and officer in the Massachusetts militia. He was one of the principal officers at the Battle of Bunker Hill when he was shot and killed.
    TB32265  $300.00



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    By An American [Child, Lydia Maria]:  Hobomok, A Tale Of Early Times.  Boston: Cummings, Hilliard & Co., 1824. First Edition. Good in a contemporary, full calf leather binding with gilt text on a small red leather title label on the spine. A 16mo of 6 7/8 by 4 1/4 inches with both front and rear joints split and the front hinge is cracked, but the front board is still holding because of the sewing cords. The leather on the boards is rubbed and lightly worn around the edges and upper 1/4 inch of the spine is missing and much of the spine back is rubbed and worn. 186 pages of text. Lydia Maria Francis Child (1802-1880) was an author, novelist, supporter of Native Americans and an ardent abolitionist. (DAB) This was her first book. (BAL, 3087; Sabin, 12718;
    TB32299  $2800.00




  • Byatt, A. S.:  Angels & Insects.  New York: Random House, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and gilt decorative design on the front board. In a fine dust jacket. Two novellas by this Booker Winning author of Possession.
    TB04628  $15.00




  • Byrd, Richard Evelyn:  Skyward.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1981. First thus. Fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt text & decorations with a gilt top edge. The Lakeside Classic release of 1981. First published in 1928 by G. P. Putnam's Sons. This reprinting covers Byrd's early career to include his flight over the North Pole.
    TB25115  $20.00



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    Byrd, Max:  Shooting The Sun.  New York: Bantam Books, (2004). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 brown cloth and cream colored paper covered boards with copper colored text on the spine. An octavo of 8 3/16 by 5 1/2 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 306 pages of text.
    TB30028  $15.00



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