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  • Cabell, James Branch:  There Were Two Pirates A Comedy of Division.  New York: Farrar, Straus & Co., 1946. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 black cloth and decorated paper covered boards with a 1/4" snag to the head of the spine. In a very good+ dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap but with a 1/2" wide by 1/4" deep chip from the upper edge of the spine area and rubbing to the folds. A love novel set in St. Augustine, Florida in which one of the two main characters turns to murder and piracy. With illustrations by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II.
    TB14230  $20.00



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    Cabell, Branch, and A. J. Hanna:  The St. Johns.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1943). First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in ivory cloth covered boards with a gilt on blue text block on the spine and decorated end papers. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine show curling and there is a very narrow 1" bubble in the cloth on the rear board which is of no consequence. There is a 1/4" black spot on the top edge of the text block and a prior owner's name and date of 1943 at the upper edge of the front paste down behind the front flap. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with 1/8" chipping across the upper edge of the spine area which is also slightly tanned and the rear panel is very slightly soiled. Signed by Alfred J. Hanna one of the authors on the fly title page. The 24th volume in the Rivers of America Series. Co-authored with A. J. Hanna. 324 pages including an index and bibliography. Despite the minor flaws noted above, this is a handsome collectible copy.
    TB31073  $150.00



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    Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar Nunez:  Narrative Of The Narvaez Expedition.  Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 2013. 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; however, the book is still contained within the publisher's original shrink wrap protection. 186 pages including an index and followed by a page of image credits. Illustrated with maps (some in color) a color frontispiece and numerous engravings and plates from earlier works of art.
    TB32097  $20.00



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    Cabot, Elise Pumpelly:  Arizona And Other Poems.  New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, (1919). First Edition. Very good in 1/4 vellum and light gray paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A 12mo of 7 by 4 3/4 inches with tanning of the vellum over the spine and the paper over the tips of the boards is worn through. Without a dust jacket. Signed twice by the author. Once on the front free end page with an warm inscription and date of "Dec. 15th 1919" and a second time on the fly title page following a fully written poem by the author. 110 pages of text.
    TB30683  $45.00




  • Cairnes, J. E. [John Eliott]:  The Slave Power: Its Character, Career, And Probable Designs: Being An Attempt To Explain The Real Issues Involved In the American Contest.  New York: Carleton, Publisher, 1862. Second Edition. An ex-library copy in very good condition in its original brown cloth covered boards with red leather, gilt text stamped, label on the front board. An octavo measuring 9" by 5 1/2" with a 1/2" deep chip from the cloth at the head of the spine, "withdrawn" stamps on the first free end page, a blind, embossed seal on the title page with a tape repair on the verso side and with numerous careful underlining marks in pencil throughout the text. 171 pages of text.
    TB27733  $75.00




  • Caldwell, Erskine:  With All My Might.  Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers, 1987. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and decorated front board. In a fine dust jacket. Erskine Caldwell's autobiography. 332 pages with two sections of black and white photographs.
    TB05189  $24.50



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    Caldwell, Ian, and Dustin Thomason:  The Rule Of Four.  New York: The Dial Press, 2004. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 cream cloth and off white paper covered boards with metallic red text stamping on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. Signed by both authors on the title page. A bibliomystery and the authors' first book. 372 pages of text.
    TB22189  $18.00




  • Calhoon, Robert M.:  The Loyalist Perception and Other Essays.  Columbia: University of South Carolina, 1989. First Edition, First printing. Fine in green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. A collection of eleven articles by various authors of history dealing with loyalism during the American Revolution. 234 pages including an index and text.
    TB12239  $21.00



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    Callo, Joseph F.:  Nelson Speaks Admiral Lord Nelson In His Own Words.  Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2001. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and light blue paper covered boards with metallic blue text stamped on the spine. A small octavo of 8 by 5 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket (no price). 216 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with reproductions of contemporary works of art.
    TB29825  $10.00




  • Calloway, Colin G.:  The American Revolution in Indian Country.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and black paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. "Crisis and Diversity in Native American Communities." The author focuses on eight Indian communities between Quebec and Florida to create an understanding of the impact on Native Americans.
    TB07997  $40.00



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    Calloway, Colin G.:  The Scratch of a Pen 1763 and the Transformation of North America.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and red end sheets. An octavo maesuring 9 1/4" by 6" with a prior owners name and date on the first free end page. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 219 pages including an index, chapter notes, text and illustrated with maps and contemporary portraits. One of the volumes in the publisher's series titled: Pivotal Moments In America History.
    TB28231  $25.00




  • Camarra, Caroline:  The World of Wine.  New York: Mallard Press, 1990. First Edition, First printing. Fine in illustrated paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. Co-authored with Jean-Paul Paireault and with a forward by Robert Mondavi. 351 pages of text and full color photographs through out.
    TB11241  $10.50



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    Camp, Charles L.:  James Clyman Frontiersman The Adventures of a Trapper and Covered-Wagon Emigrant as told in His Own Reminiscences and Diaries.  Portland: Champoeg Press, 1960. The 'Definitive' Second Revised Edition. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and front board. A small quarto measuring 10 1/4" by 6 3/4". Without a dust jacket as issued as we believe. 352 pages including an index, chapter notes, appendices, text and illustrated with maps and reproductions of photographs. The first edition of this book was done by the California Historical Society in 1928 with a printing of only 330 copies of which only 300 were sold to the public. This edition was published to rectify the extreme shortage of the first edition and to bring to light new information and correct editorial errors contained in the first edition. This is one of only 1,450 copies produced with many pages un-cut. James Clyman was one of the original co-founders of the Oregon Trail. He was a companion of Jedediah Smith, Tom Fitzpatrick and Jim Bridger. He made his first venture into the Rocky Mountains in 1824 and later was the first to travel the full length of the Platt River. In 1844 he became an emigrant joining a wagon train to Oregon. He settled in the Napa Valley, California ruturning to "the States" in 1846 to encourage more settlers to come to Napa. Very uncommon and a beautiful volume which has not been read as much of the text block remains uncut. (Mattes, 7, 102, & 169 all with five stars recognizing the historical and literary value of Clyman's journals.), (Howes, C-81 says of Clyman that he provides "one of the most trustworthy narratives of the far west, for the period 1842-6....")
    TB28168  $100.00



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    Campanella, Thomas J.:  Republic Of Shade New England and the American Elm.  New Haven: Yale University Press, (2003). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 charcoal gray cloth and light gray paper covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine. A small quarto of 10 by 7 inches with bright yellow end sheets. In a fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket. 228 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated throughout from black and white photographs.
    TB31803  $30.00



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    Campbell, Patrick:  A Journey Through The Genesee Country, Finger Lakes Region and Mohawk Valley from Patrick Campbell's Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792.  Rochester, NY: The University of Rochester Libraries, 1978. First Edition thus. Fine in 1/4 red cloth and tan paper covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine. An octavo of 8 3/8 by 5 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, this copy is contained within its issued, paper covered slip case with a paper title label on the front board. Unpaginated. Originally published in London in 1799, this is a facsimile copy of the first printing of the book. Illustrated with two plates.
    TB29417  $30.00




  • Campbell, Edward D. C., Jr.:  The Celluloid South Hollywood And The Southern Myth.  Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 1983. Second Printing of 1983. Fine in black cloth covered boards with silver colored text and decorations on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 212 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout.
    TB22302  $15.00



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    Campbell (Stanley Vestal), Walter S.:  The Book Lover's Southwest A Guide to Good Reading.  Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, (1955). First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with white text on the spine and front board. A small quarto of 9 by 6 inches with light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and on the lower edges of the boards. The previous owner was the U.S. Airforce with red, rubber stamps on the rear paste down and on the rear jacket flap. In a very good, price clipped dust jacket with rubbing and light wear and flecking of the colors at the ends of the spine area and to the upper edge of the front panel. The red color of the title block on the spine area is faded. Signed by the author on the front paste down. 287 pages including an index of authors and editors.
    TB31394  $60.00




  • Campbell, Marius R. and Others:  Guidebook Of The Western United States Part A. The Northern Pacific Route With A Side Trip to Yellowstone Park and Part B. The Overland Route With A Side Trip to Yellowstone Park Bulletins 611 and 612.  Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1916. First Editions. Both volumes are in good condition in printed, heavy paper wraps over sewn bindings. Both are octavos of 9 by 5 3/4 inches and both appear to have been exposed to a fire or extreme heat as show scorching to the edges of the text block and to portions of the covers. Part A has a prior owner's name and address written across the upper edge of the front cover. Despite the scorching of the edges the contents are clean and free of foxing and tanning. Part A contains 217 pages including an index and is illustrated with maps, fold-out topographical maps and images from black and white photographs. Part B contains 251 pages including an index and is illustrated with maps, fold-out topographical maps and images from black and white photographs.
    TB31622  $150.00




  • Canby, Henry Seidel:  Thoreau.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1939. . Very good- in red buckram cloth covered boards with gilt on black title blocks on the spine and on the front board. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine are rubbed, the spine is faded and the end papers are foxed at the hinge areas due to a reaction with the glue used in binding the book. Without its issued dust jacket. A biography of of Henry David Thoreau illustrated with reproductions of drawings, etchings and photographs. 508 pages including an index, text and illustrations. Tipped-in at the first free end paper is a short, typed letter signed by Canby under a The Saturday Review letterhead and dated January 24, 1940.
    TB16879  $25.00




  • Cantacuzene, Princess Julia:  Revolutionary Days.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1999. First thus. Fine in decorated brown cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge. The Lakeside Classic release of 1999. Within the publisher's original shrink wrap. Edited by Terence Emmons. The author, originally an American, married a Russian Prince in 1899 then moved to that country for the next 18 years to raise her family. This is her account of the Russian Revolution.
    TB15381  $20.00



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    Capote, Truman:  In Cold Blood.  New York: Random House, 1965. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with the author's initials stamped on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 3/8 by 5 5/8 inches with slight fading of the cloth near the head of the spine corresponding to the chip loss from the dust jacket. In a good, price clipped dust jacket with a large deep chip from the upper edge of the spine area, heavy rubbing to the folds and two long closed tears. 343 pages of text. A first edition copy with all of the issue points for the book and its first issue dust jacket. There are no prior owner's names, dates or book plates.
    TB28867  $75.00



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    Carman, Bliss:  Ode on the Coronation of King Edward.  Boston: L. C. Page & Company, 1902. First Edition, Revised Edition. Very good+ in 1/4 red cloth and light gray paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board and with a gilt royal coat of arms on the front board. A small quarto of 9 by 6 1/2 inches with light rubbing and wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and rubbing and wear to the tips of the boards. Without a dust jacket. 34 pages printed in black text with red borders on each page. According to BAL the first edition of this title was printed in only 6 copies possibly only for copyright purposes.
    TB30563  $75.00




  • Carman, William Y.:  Uniforms of the Foot Guards From 1661 to the Present Day.  Romford, Essex: The Pompadour Gallery, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine in bright red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. A 4to measuring 12" high by 8 1/2" deep. 127 pages of text and illustrated with thirty full color plates by Bryan Fosten which depict the uniforms worn by the Foog Guards. A wonderfully illustrated book.
    TB16730  $20.00



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    Carmer, Carl:  Songs of the Rivers of America.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1942). First Edition. Near fine in red cloth covered boards with black text and decorations on the spine and front board. A 4to measuring 12 by 8 3/4 inches with light rubbing to the cloth at the heel of the spine. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with with light rubbing and light wear to the ends of the spine area which is also slightly tanned. Overall a very nice, collectable copy. Although part of the Rivers of America series, this book is considerably larger than the format for the others in the series. It is also the most difficult to locate. 196 pages of text and song scores together with an index.
    TB31376  $450.00



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    Carmer, Carl:  Songs of the Rivers of America.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1942). First Edition. Very good+ in red cloth covered boards with black text and decorations on the spine and front board. A quarto measuring 12 by 9 inches with rubbing and light wear to the cloth at the heel of the spine and the upper inch of the spine is slightly faded. In a good, unclipped dust jacket with numerous closed tears, large and small chipping to the spine area and to the edges of the front and rear panels. Signed by the author on the fly title page with a date or an inscription. Although part of the Rivers of America series, this book is considerably larger than the format for the others in the series. It is also the most difficult to locate. 196 pages including indexes of both titles and first lines.
    TB29547  $400.00



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    Carmer, Carl:  Songs of the Rivers of America.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1942). First Edition. Very near fine in red cloth covered boards with black text and decorations on the spine and front board. A 4to measuring 12 by 8 3/4 inches with light rubbing to the cloth at the heel of the spine. In a very good-, price clipped dust jacket with a two inch deep chip at the upper edge of the spine area, heavy rubbing and wear to the folds and several smaller chips to the upper and lower edges of the rear panel. Despite the damage to the jacket this is still a collectable copy. Although part of the Rivers of America series, this book is considerably larger than the format for the others in the series. It is also the most difficult to locate. 196 pages of text and song scores together with an index.
    TB31520  $385.00



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    Carmer, Carl:  The Susquehanna.  New York: Rinehart & Co., (1955). First Edition. Very good in cloth covered boards with a gilt on black title block on the spine. A small octavo of 8 by 5 3/8 inches with a prior owner's name on the first free end page and a second prior owner's address label at the top edge of the same page and with tape stains to the end sheets. In a good, unclipped dust jacket with heavy wear and rubbing to the folds and small chips from the ends of the spine area and the edges of the panels. Signed and dated in the year of publication by the author on the first free end paper. The 48th volume in the American Rivers series. Illustrations by Stow Wengenroth. 493 pages including an index and bibliography.
    TB31074  $75.00




  • Carmer, Carl:  The Susquehanna from New York to the Chesapeake.  Champaign: Garrard Pub. Company, 1964. First Edition, First printing. An ex-library copy in very good+ condition in green cloth covered boards with black text on the spine. The bottom of the table of contents page is stamped "Discard" and there is a library pocket and date slip pasted to the rear free end page. In a very good+ dust jacket with a 1/8" chip at the base of the spine area and lightly rubbed at the folds to the flap. Although this is not one of the volumes in the Rivers of America for Young Adults, it is frequently added to a collection of same.
    TB09839  $35.00




  • Carmer, Carl:  The Hudson.  New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, (1962). First Edition, First printing. Good in blue cloth covered boards with a gilt on black title block on the spine which is faded and with the covers slightly soiled and with very faint foxing to the hinge areas of the ends sheets caused by a reaction with the glue used in binding. Missing its issued dust jacket. The 6th volume in the Rivers of America Series. With illustrations by Stow Wengenroth. 434 pages followed by the essay Rivers and American Folk by the founder of the series, Constance Lindsay Skinner.
    TB23255  $20.00




  • Carolina Art Association:  Charleston South Carolina.  Columbia: The Carolina Art Association, 1963. Third Printing of 1969. Near fine in paper covered boards with the title stamped in gilt on the front board. A prior owner has taped on the spine of the book the typewritten title of the book. Without a dust jacket. A collection of black and white sepia photographs illustrating the City of Charleston.
    TB22303  $6.00



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    Carr, John C.:  Early History of Branford.  Branford, Conn.: The Branford Historical Society, 1985. Reprint of 1985. Fine in heavy printed paper covered wraps over a stapled binding. An octavo of 8 1/2 by 5 3/8 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. (52) pages containing an index and text followed by a fold-out map of the town as it may have been laid out in 1699 and in 1710 which is laid-in at the rear of the booklet.
    TB31333  $20.00




  • Carr, Caleb:  The Angel of Darkness.  New York: Random House, 1997. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black paper covered boards with a gilt embossing on the front board. In a fine jacket and the dust jacket lacks a price, indicating that it is perhaps from a book club copy. The author's fifth book and the second to deal with the crime solving exploits of Dr. Laszlo Kreizler.
    TB07414  $6.30



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    Carrington, Henry B.:  Battle Maps and Charts of the American Revolution with Explanatory Notes.  New York: Arno Press, 1974. Arno Press reprint. Fine in royal blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A folio measuring 17" by 11" with spots of foxing to the engraved title page and to the last two free end pages. In a very good unclipped dust jacket with a 3/4" closed tear at the lower edge of the front panel and with minor, light wear to the ends of the spine area and dampness staining to the verso side of the rear panel. A facsimile reprint of the original 1876 edition with a new introduction by George Athan Billias. Containing 88 pages of text and maps.
    TB26803  $45.00



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    Carrington, Margaret I.:  Absaraka The Home of the Crows.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1950. First thus. Fine in dark red cloth covered boards with a gilt top edge to the text block. The gilt text on the spine and on the front board is bright, clean and sharp. Laid-in at the front of the book is a Compliments of the Season card from Gaylord Donnelley. This volume was originally published in 1868 and saw numerous modifications. This reprinting is based on the first edition which details the 1866 Carrington Expedition and its efforts to keep open the Bozeman Trail to Montana. With a full fold-out map which precedes the title page. 354 pages including an index. Edited by Milo Milton Quaife. A Lakeside Classic issued in 1950. A very handsome, clean and crisp copy.
    TB31359  $40.00




  • Carrithers, Gale H., Jr.:  Mumford, Tate, Eisely Watchers in the Night.  Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1991. First Edition, First printing. Fine in red cloth covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. The author provides a deeply knowledgable examination of three of the past century's most distinctive cultural critics: Lewis Mumford, Allen Tate and Loren Eiseley. 304 pages with index.
    TB13523  $14.00



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    Carroll, Lewis:  Through The Looking-Glass And What Alice Found There.  New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1902. First Edition Thus. Near fine in original vellum covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a raised, gilt image of Alice and gilt text on the front board and the top edge of the text block is gilt. An octavo of 8 3/4 by 5 5/8 inches with a 1/4" closed tear at the head of the spine which is also slightly tanned. Pasted to the front paste down is a book plate from The Pantasote Co., of New York indicating that this copy was presented as an award for the 1908 Limerick Contest. Pasted to the first free end page is the typed letter from The Pantasote Company awarding this copy to the winner of the prize. Also pasted to this page is that award winner's book plate. The book is contained within three quarters of its original, stiff dust jacket; unfortunately, the spine area of the jacket is missing, but the front panel is decorated with a raised image of Alice and the same gilt text that appear on the front board of the book. 211 pages of text with each page surrounded with numerous varied marginal decorations by Robert Murray Wright and further illustrated with 40 plates by Peter Newell. Also, laid-in at the front of the book is an undated newspaper (Times Wide World Photos) photo of Alice (Mrs. Reginald Hargreaves) for whom Lewis Carroll wrote The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland.
    TB30197  $275.00



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    Carroll, Lewis:  Lewis Carroll's Alice Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There.  Berkeley: University of California Press, (1983). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 royal blue buckram and light blue paper covered boards with metallic blue text stamping on the spine. A folio measuring 13 3/8 by 8 3/8 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. This is first trade edition of "The Pennyroyal Edition'" as designed and illustrated by Barry Moser. 167 pages of text with illustrations throughout by Barry Moser.
    TB29244  $175.00



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    Carroll, David M.:  The Year of the Turtle.  Charlotte, Vermont: Camden House Publishing, (1991). First Edition. Fine 1/4 red cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An oblong octavo of 8 by 7 7/8 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket with the spine area slightly faded. Signed without an inscription and dated by the author in the year of publication on the title page. 172 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with many wonderful sketches and etchings of fresh water turtles by the author/illustrator who lives in New Hampshire.
    TB30981  $75.00




  • Carroll, Lewis:  The Hunting Of The Snark An Agony, In Eight Fits.  London: Macmillan, (1993). Facsimile Reprint of 1876 Limited Edition. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine and on the front board together with gilt borders and with all edges of the text block gilt. An octavo of 8 1/2 by 5 5/16 inches with a 1 1/2 inch thread from the top edge of the front board. In a fine, clear acetate dust jacket. One of only 430 copies printed and this copy is identified as number 14 in pencil as noted on the first free end page. 41 page of verse. Illustrated from nine images by Henry Holiday. Printed from the original wooden blocks used to print the first edition of 1876 which was also printed by Macmillan. Laid-in at the front of the book is a printed statement which reads" " This is a 1993 facsimile of the 1876 limited edition, printed from the original blocks: they will not be used again for a printing of the book. The run was limited to 430 copies. The book you have in your hands is extremely rare."
    TB30908  $40.00



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    Carroll, Lewis:  Rhyme ? And Reason?.  New York: Macmillan and Co., 1884. First Edition. Good+ in its original red cloth covered boards with tarnished gilt text on the spine and bright gilt text and borders on the front board. A 12mo of 7 3/8 by 4 7/8 with the cloth at the heel of the spine worn down to the edge of the text block and the cloth at the head of the spine rubbed and a faint dampness stain to the entire text at the lower margin none of which impacts on the printing. Without a dust jacket. 214 pages of text followed by nine pages of ads by the publisher. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 65 images by Arthur B. Frost and 9 by Henry Holiday. Preceded by the British edition also published by Macmillan in 1883. (Williams, p56)
    TB31643  $40.00




  • Carroll, James:  Fault Lines.  Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1980. First Edition, First printing. Fine in green 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. A review copy with the publisher's materials laid-in. The author's third book which deals with the protagonist coming to terms with having gone to Sweden to avoid being drafted to go to Viet Nam while his younger brother goes and is killed there.
    TB04912  $20.00




  • Carter, Jimmy:  Turning Point A Candidate, A State, and a Nation Come of Age.  New York: Times Books, 1992. Advance Reader's Edition. Near fine in heavy printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding with only a hint of rubbing to the lower edge of the front panel at the spine area. Without a dust jacket as issued. An advance reader's edition which is signed by President Carter ("J. Carter") on the first free end page. 211 pages of text.
    TB24507  $65.00




  • Carter, Jimmy:  Palestine Peace Not Apartheid.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and black paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 264 pages including an index, text and illustrated with maps.
    TB22560  $25.00




  • Carter, Jimmy:  The Hornet's Nest.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 blank and dark blue-green paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 465 pages of text. A novel of the American Revolution which takes place in the south.
    TB22320  $20.00




  • Caruso, John Anthony:  The Southern Frontier.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1963. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in light orange cloth covered boards with blue text stamping on the spine & front board w/ light name on text block edge. In a very good+ dust jacket with a 1/4" chip at upper rear corner of spine area and light wear and rubbing at the lower edge & a price clipped jacket flap. The author's third volume in The American Frontier Series.
    TB08089  $40.00




  • Caruso, John A.:  The Mississippi Valley Frontier.  Indianapol: Bobbs-Merrill, 1966. First Edition, First printing. Very near fine with small stains to the fore-edge of the text block. In a very good+ dust jacket stains and soiling on front panel, spine area and rear panel. Fourth volume in the American Frontier series.
    TB01780  $20.00



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    Carver, Jonathan:  Three Years Travels Through The Interior Parts of North America.  Boston: David West, 1794. Third American Edition. Recently rebound in full black leather with five raised bands on the spine and with a gilt stamped, red leather spine label. A 16mo measuring 6 11/16 by 3 3/4 inches with repaired title page and general tanning of the pages. 282 of text. Printed in Portsmouth, New Hampshire by Charles Peirce for David West the publisher. This title was first issued in London in 1778. It was not published in the United States until 1784 in Philadelphia with a second edition published in that city in 1789 which edition was reprinted in 1792. We therefore infer this to be a third American edition. (Lee's A Bibliography of Carver's Travels) According to Howes: "Carver penetrated farther into the West than any other English explorer before the Revolution." Although an American (by birth) Carver was not able to get the manuscript of his trip (1766-1768) published in this country. He went to London where it was published. (DAB) The popularity of his book lead to many translations, editions and printings in several countries. (Howes, C-215; Evans, 26745; Sabin, 11185; Lee, p165 to 169; DAB, v II, p552)
    TB28799  $450.00




  • Caryon, Lucian:  The Colt Gun Book.  New York: Arco Publishing Co., 1961. First Edition, First printing. Fine in decorated pink cloth covered boards with reinforced cloth hinges. In a very good+ dust jacket with some light rubbing and wear to the folds and to the ends of the spine area. 142 pages followed by a one page ad. With extensive photogarphs through-out.
    TB09300  $17.50



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    Casler, Melyer:  A Journal Giving The Incidents Of A Journey To California In The Summer Of 1859 By The Overland Route.  Fairfield, Washington: Ye Galleon Press, 1969. Limited Edition Reprint. Near fine in tan cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and with gilt text and the image of a Conestoga Wagon on the front board. Without a dust jacket. One of only 488 copies printed with this one identified as number 63. This copy is signed, inscribed and dated "April 4, 1970" by the printer, Glen Adams on the limitation page. 63 pages of text. Only two copies of the original published version of 1862 are known to exist.
    TB30275  $25.00



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    Caslon, William:  Caslon Old Face Roman & Italic.  London: H. W. Caslon & Co., Ltd., (1924). First Edition. An ex-library copy in very good in heavy, printed wraps over sewn binding. A quarto of 12 1/2 by 9 3/4 inches with heavy wear around the outside edges of the covers, a call number pasted to the lower edge of the spine and a library pocket and inserted card glued to the rear paste down. Without a dust jacket. 63 pages to include a large fold-out, facsimile of the first Specimen Sheet issued by William Caslon as well as many laid-in examples of ads, broadsides, etc all printed using Caslon type.
    TB32001  $225.00



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    Cathcart, James Leander, Jonathan Cowdery and William Ray:  Narratives of Barbary Captivity.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 2007. 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. Still contained within the publisher's shrink wrap. The Recollections of James Leander Cathcart, Jonathan Cowdery, and William Ray. The Lakeside Classic edition for 2007. 322 pages of text including an index and a list of the Lakeside Classics published as of this date which is followed by two pages of image credits. Illustrated with 40 reproductions of engravings and lithographs some of which are in color.
    TB25825  $20.00



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    Cather, Willa:  O'Pioneers!.  n.p.: Westvaco, 2000. Limited Edition. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and with illustrated end papers and a dark blue placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. Without a dust jacket; but, contained in a fine illustrated paper covered slip case. Laid-in is a presentation slip to the original owner from two officers of Westvaco. The 2000 edition of the Westvaco American Classic Series making it the 43rd volume in their series. Originally published in 1913. 262 pages of text.
    TB23929  $40.00



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    Cather, Willa:  One of Ours.  No place listed.: No publisher listed, No date. Unstated Edition. Fine in heavy paper, printed wraps over an adhesive binding. A quarto of 11 by 8 1/2 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. This title won the 1923 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Unpaginated containing 19 chapters.
    TB31428  $30.00



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    Cather, Willa:  Shadows On The Rock.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. First Edition, First printing. Very good in faded light green cloth covered boards with a printed paper label on the spine and on the front board. A small octavo of 7 1/2 by 5 1/8 inches with bumps to the upper fore corners of the board and the cloth over the spine tanned. There are four small white spots on the front cover (perhaps paint?). Although the paper spine label is tanned it is without damage as is the front paper label. Without its issued dust jacket. 280 pages of text. (Bruccoli/Clark, vol.4. p. 73) A attractive copy with no prior owner's marks, dates, book plates or notations.
    TB30681  $20.00



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    Caulkins, Miss F. M. [Francis Manwaring]:  History of Norwich, Connecticut, From its Settlement in 1660, to January 1845.  Norwich: Thomas Robinson, 1845. First Edition. Good in its original decorated, light green cloth covered binding with bold gilt text on the spine and extensive blind embossing to both boards. A small octavo of 8 by 5 inches with the cloth over the joints split, yet the binding remains strong with no problems with the hinges. The contents are foxed throughout, but particularly on the front 25 pages and the rear pages. There is an early prior owner's name in pencil on the first free end page. 359 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece engraving and four plates protected by tissue guards. (Sabin, 11572)
    TB29961  $100.00



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    Cerami, Charles A.:  Dinner at Mr. jefferson's Three Men, Five Great Wines, and the Evening That Changed America.  Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (2008). First Edition, First printing. Fine in maroon paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9" by 6". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 270 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with reproductions of contemporary works of art.
    TB25142  $30.00




  • Cervantes, Miguel de:  The Ingenious gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha.  Franklin Center, Penn.: The Franklin Library, 1979. Limited Edition. Fine in dark brown cloth covered boards with two raised bands on the spine with gilt text stamping and gilt decorations in the compartments with gilt decorations on the front and rear boards. The end papers are illustrated paper and the edges of the text block are gilt. An octavo measuring 9" by 5 1/2" containing 625 pages of text illustrated by Jose and Luis Jimeniz Aranda. A handsome volume with no ownership marks, notations or bookplates.
    TB23521  $40.00



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    Chadwick, Bruce:  I Am Murdered: George Wythe, Thomas Jefferson, and the Killing That Shocked a New Nation.  Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (2009). First Edition, First printing. Fine in black paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 280 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with a black and white photograph and reproductions of contemporary works of art. George Wythe was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and was "America's first professor of law." One of his students, Thomas Jefferson considered him a "second father". Yet Wythe was murdered at the age of 80 in 1806 in his Richmond, Virginia home. The trial which followed was this country's first "trial of the century".
    TB24449  $25.00



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    Chalmers, Harvey, II:  The Birth Of The Erie Canal.  New York: Bookman Associates, 1960. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in gold cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and front board with illustrated end sheets. In a very good price clipped dust jacket with a 1" deep chip at the upper edge of the spine area which extends into the rear panel by 3/4". 195 pages of text and illustrated with one section of black and white reproductions of contemporary works of art. Written in collaboratio with John H. Flandreau.
    TB22228  $12.00



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    Chamberlain, Samuel:  Historic Boston In Four Seasons.  New York: Hastings House, (1940). First Edition, Possible second Printing. Fine in blue and red paper covered boards with red text on the white spine and white text on the red front board. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 6" with photographic end sheets. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with a 1/4" deep "V" shaped chip at the upper edge of the front panel and a 1 1/2" long closed tear on the front panel and soiling to the rear panel. 73 pages of text and black and white photographic images. A photographic study of old Boston, Massachusetts and the fourth volume published in the American Landmarks series. A tight and clean copy of an uncommon first edition in a worthy dust jacket. (Fitzgerald, Series Americana, AL1)
    TB25641  $50.00




  • Chamberlain, Samuel:  Portsmouth New Hampshire A Camera Impression.  n. p.: Stanley F. Baker Publisher, n. d.. First Edition, Later Printing. Very near fine in blue paper covered boards with red text on the spine and red text on the front board. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 6" with photographic end sheets. Without its issued dust jacket. 73 pages of text and black and white photographic images. A photographic study of Portsmouth, New Hampshire and the eighth volume published in the American Landmarks series. A tight clean and attractive copy. (Fitzgerald, Series Americana, AL9)
    TB25711  $25.00



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    Chamberlain, Samuel:  Old Marblehead A Camera Impression.  New York: Hastings House, (1940). First Edition. Near fine in blue and white paper covered boards with blue text on the white spine and white text on the blue front board. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 6" with photographic end sheets with faint tanning to the cloth on the spine. Without its issued dust jacket. 73 pages of text and black and white photographic images. A photographic study of Old Marblehead, Massachusetts and the seventh volume published in the American Landmarks series. A tight clean and attractive copy. (Fitzgerald, Series Americana, AL6)
    TB25712  $25.00



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    Chamberlain, Samuel:  New England Doorways.  New York: Hastings House, c1939. . Near fine in light tan linen cloth covered boards with blue text on the spine and on the front board. A small octavo of 8 by 6 inches with printed end sheets. Without its issued dust jacket. 101 pages of text completely illustrated from black and white photographs.
    TB31868  $25.00




  • Chamberlain, Barbara Blau:  These Fragile Outposts.  Garden City: The Natural History Press, 1964. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in black and light green decorated cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a very good- dust jacket with light wear and rubbing at the ends of the spine area and at the extremes. A geological examination of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. 327 pages including an index, bibliography, glossary, appendices, text and illustrated with photographs and maps.
    TB16544  $24.50



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    Chamberlain, Samuel:  Nantucket A Photographic Sketchbook.  New York: Hastings House, (1955). First Edition. Very good in 1/4 orange cloth and decorated paper covered boards with black type on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4 by 7 inches with the light circular stain of a glass on the front board and rubbing to the heel of the spine. Without a dust jacket. 72 pages of black and white photographs.
    TB28647  $10.00




  • Chamberlain, Samuel:  Open House In New England.  New York: Bonanza Books, 1937, 1948. Reprint. Very good in light gray and red cloth covered boards with the spine tanned. Without its issued dust jacket. 252 pages followed by a two page map. Illustrated with 280 black and white photographs by the author.
    TB17234  $7.00




  • Chan, Peter:  Bonsai.  Secausus: Wellfreet Press, 1985, 1989. Reprint of 1989. Fine in black paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with only a hint of wear at the upper edge of the spine area. Sub-tilted: The Art of Growing and Keeping Miniature Trees." A large 4to measuring 13.25" x 9 5/8". 174 pages with index, text, photographs and illustrations throughout.
    TB10886  $21.00



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    Chandler, Thomas Bradbury:  The Life Of Samuel Johnson, D.D..  New York: Printed by T. & J. Swords, 1805. . An ex-library copy in good condition in contemporary full, old growth, leather binding with dark brown library tape applied over the spine and the first 1/2 inch of the boards and with the title handwritten in white ink. A 16mo of 6 3/4 by 4 inches with the front hinge broken; the leather at the edges and tips of the boards is rubbed and worn through, a library book plate on the front paste down; a stamp at the top of the first free end page; a perforated stamp on the title page; a library call number in pencil on the copyright page; and, a library stamp on the last free end page. The final four leaves in the book are dampness stained. Otherwise, the contents are free of foxing and only show offsetting from the printed areas. 208 pages of text. The complete title reads as follows: "The Life of Samuel Johnson, D.D. The first President of King's College, in New York, containing many interesting anecdotes; a general view of the state of religion and learning in Connecticut during the former part of the last century; and an account of the institution and rise of Yale College, Connecticut and of King's (Now Columbia) College, New York."
    TB31996  $150.00




  • Chapelle, Howard I.:  American Sailing Craft.  New York: Crown Publishers, 1939. Reprint of 1939. Very good in dark blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the front board and on the spine with a prior owner's name and address on the first free end page. Without its issued, and now uncommon dust jacket. 239 pages including an index, text and illustrated with many line drawings, plans and drawings within the text.
    TB23530  $30.00



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    Chapin, Alonzo B.:  Glastenbury For Two Hundred Years.  South Glastonbury: St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1976. Limited Bicentennial Facsimile Edition. Near fine in simulated red leather covered boards with dull gilt text on the spine and on the front board. A small quarto measuring 9 by 6 inches with a gift inscription on the first free end page. Without its issued dust jacket. One of only 1,00 coies printed and this copy is identified as copy number 34. 282 pages including an index of names, text and tables. A facsimile reprint of the original "1853 edition with the addition of topical and personal name indexes by Ruth Howe Hale. Also, additions and corrections to text made by Goslee (c. 1880) and Whittles (c. 1960)."
    TB31850  $40.00



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    Chapin, Howard M.:  Rhode Island In The Colonial Wars.  Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1994. Facsimile Reprint. Fine in red cloth covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine and the same on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2". Without a dust jacket probably as issued. Originally two volumes re-printed in this format in one volume containing "A List of Rhode Island Soldier & Sailors in King George's War 1740-1748 and A List of Rhode Island Soldier & Sailors in the Old French & Indian War 1755-1762". The first part contains 38 pages and the second part dealing wilth the French & Indian War 155 pages of text.
    TB26901  $25.00



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    Chapman, John Jay:  The Treason and Death of Benedict Arnold, a Play for a Greek Theatre.  New York: Moffat, Yard & Company, 1910. First Edition. Very good+ in charcoal gray paper covered boards with printed, paper title labels on the spine and on the front board and with the top edge of the text block gilt. A small octavo of 8 by 5 inches with faint dampness stains on the outer edges of the front board with dampness stains to the margins of pages 17 through 24 and pages 41 through 48 with no impact on the printed text. There is a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down. Signed and inscribed to a "Miss Katherine _?___ | from John Jay Chapman" and dated "Oct 27 1911" on the fly title page. 75 pages of script followed by a one page add for other books by the author
    TB29824  $40.00



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    Chaput, Donald:  Francois X. Aubry Trailmaker and Voyageur in the Southwest 1846-1854.  Glendale, Calif.: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. One of the few bound in blue cloth in the Western Frontiersman Series. The majority are bound in red cloth. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 1/8 inches. In a fine plain brown, un-printed dust jacket. One of only 1,274 copies printed. Volume XVI in the Western Frontiersman Series. 249 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with maps and reproductions of earlier works of art. "Aubury was a man of driving ambition, shrewd mercantile skills, and fiery temper...he was one of the major traders in the St. Louis-Santa Fe-Chihuahua-California routes." (Clark & Brunet 45)
    TB29493  $65.00



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    Chaput, Don:  Virgil Earp Western Peace Officer.  Encampment, Wyo.: Affiliated Writers of America, Inc., 1994. First Edition, First printing. Fine in brown paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamped on the spine. In a near fine unclipped dust jacket with the spine area slightly faded. 255 pages including an index, bibliography, appendix and text. Illustrated with reproductions of contemporary photographic works. The first published biography of Virgil Earp.
    TB18406  $40.00



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    Charbonneau, Louis:  Trail: The Story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.  New York: Doubleday, 1989. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 red cloth and decorated paper covered boards with green metallic stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 9 3/16 by 6 1/8 inches. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page without an inscription or date. This book takes an unusual twist in examining the journey of Lewis and Clark: from the point-of-view of Seamen, Lewis' black Newfoundland dog. Based on historical research. Despite it recent publication it is a very difficult book to locate.
    TB29512  $150.00



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    Charbonneau, Louis:  Trail: The Story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.  New York: Doubleday, 1989. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 red cloth and decorated paper covered boards with green metallic stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 9 3/16 by 6 1/8 inches with a prior owner's name and date on the fly title page. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. This book takes an unusual twist in examining the journey of Lewis and Clark: from the point-of-view of Seamen, Lewis' black Newfoundland dog. Based on historical research. A fine bright and tight copy.
    TB32026  $30.00




  • Charyn, Jerome:  The Tar Baby.  New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1973. First Edition, First printing. Fine in tan cloth covered boards with black text and decorations on the spine and front board with a faint set of numbers stamped on the first free end paper possibly indicating a review copy. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. sticker on the front panel.
    TB15605  $10.00



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    Chase, Henry, and C. H. Sanborn:  The North and The South: Being A Statistical View of the Condition of the Free and Slave States.  Cleveland: John P. Jewett And Company, 1856. Second Edition of 1857. Very good in the publisher's original dark brown cloth covered boards with blind embossing on the boards and with bright gilt text on the front board. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is worn and rubbed through in several area as it is at the lower fore corners of the boards. 191 pages including an appendix and index. An antebellum comparison of the Slave States and the Free States "compiled from official documents". An extremely uncommon publication in its original printing. (Sabin 12179) The first edition (printed in 1856) contained only 134 pages without an appendix or an index.
    TB21831  $100.00




  • Chatterton, E. Keble:  Old Sea Paintings The Story of Maritime Art as depicted by the Great Masters.  London: John Lane the Bodley Head Limited, 1928. First Edition, First printing. Good in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is heavily rubbed and worn as well as the tips of the boards and there is a 1/4" by 1/4" deep chip to the cloth at the fore edge of the front board. The front hinge is starting and the preliminaries are lightly foxed. Without its issued dust jacket. 179 pages including an index followed by four pages of ads by the publisher. "With fifteen illustrations in colour and ninety-five in black and white mainly from the Macpherson Collection."
    TB22507  $30.00




  • Chatwin, Bruce:  Patagonia Revisited.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. First Edition, First printing. Fine In a fine dust jacket. Co-authored by Paul Theroux with illustrations by Kyffin Williams
    TB02393  $17.50




  • Chatwin, Bruce:  Utz.  New York: Viking Press, 1989. First Edition, First printing. Near fine, In a near fine dust jacket.
    TB01831  $17.15




  • Chatwin, Bruce:  The Songlines.  New York: Viking, 1987. First Trade Edition. Fine in 1/4 white cloth and purple paper covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap but with modest curling at the ends of the spine area.
    TB16068  $10.50




  • Chatwin, Bruce, and Paul Theroux:  Patagonia Revisited.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. First Edition, First printing. Fine In a fine dust jacket. Co-authored by Paul Theroux with illustrations by Kyffin Williams
    TB00895  $10.50



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    Cheever, John:  The Day The Pig Fell Into The Well.  Northridge, Calif.: Lord John Press, 1978. Signed, limited first edition. Near fine in 1/4 gold cloth and printed paper covered boards with a narrow paper label on the spine and tan end sheets. A small quarto measuring 9 3/4" by 6 3/8" with the remnants of a prior owner's book plate on the first free end page. Signed by the author and identified as copy number 134 out of only 275 signed and numbered copies on the last page of text. 23 pages of text.
    TB23769  $100.00




  • Cheever, Benjamin:  The Partisan.  New York: Atheneum, 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 tan cloth and decorated tan paper covered boards with red text stamped on the spine. In a fine dust jacket wiht the price intact on the front flap. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. The author's second novel.
    TB15931  $17.50




  • Chen, Da:  Colors of the Mountain.  New York: Random House, 1999. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark brown paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. Laid-in is a 4" x 6" color photograph of the author. In a fine jacket with the price in tact on the flap. The author's memoirs of his early life in China during Mao's "Cultural Revolution". Signed by the author on the first free end paper with his signature and "good health" in Chinese characters and with the author's chop in red ink. The author's first book which has won strong praise and glowing reviews.
    TB10502  $30.00




  • Chen, Da:  Colors of the Mountain.  New York: Random House, 1999. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark brown paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine jacket with the price in tact on the flap. The author's memoirs of his early life in China during Mao's "Cultural Revolution". The author's first book which has won strong parise and glowing reviews.
    TB10571  $21.00



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    Cheney, John Vance (Editor):  Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States from Washington to Lincoln.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1904. First thus. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with a gilt Lakeside logo and borders on the front board and bright gilt text on the spine. The top edge of the text block is gilt. All the gilt text and designs are very bright and clean! There is a prior owner's small address label attached at the upper fore corner of the first free end page. The second Lakeside Classic issued at Christmas time in 1904 which is now considered the most difficult copy to locate in collectible condition. 299 pages including the Constitution of the United States. An extremely tight, clean and handsome copy; in fact the nicest copy of the 1904 edition that we have ever see!
    TB32089  $3400.00



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    Cheney, John Vance (Editor):  Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States from Johnson to Roosevelt.  Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1905. First thus. Very near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt borders and the classic gilt Lakeside Press logo on the front board and gilt text on the spine. The only flaw with the book is a mild abrasion to the cloth on the front board. The gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board are quite bright and clean. This is the smallest of the Lakeside Classics based on the number of pages, it being only 125 pages. The third Lakeside Classic issued at Christmas time in 1905 and illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Theodore Roosevelt. This title is quite uncommon and seldom seen in such nice condition.
    TB30199  $700.00



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    Chepel, Charles Edward:  Guns of the Old West.  Fairfax: The National Rifle Association, 1995. Special Edition by The Firearms Classics Library. Fine in decorated red leather covered boards with gilt text and decorations stamped on the spine and on the front and rear boards with the edges of the text block in gilt. Without a dust jacket as issued. This is a reprint of the book originally published by Coward-McCann, Inc. in 1961 and written by one of this country's leading firearm's experts of the twentieth century. 306 pages containing an index and bibliography. An extremely handsome book in bright red leather. It can quite aptly be called a collector's edition.
    TB30458  $25.00



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    Chevalier, Tracy:  Girl With A Pearl Earring.  New York: A Dutton Book, 2000. Advance Reader's Edition, First Printing. Fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small octavo of 8 by 5 5/8 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued. Signed by the author on the title page without an inscription or date. 233 pages of text. Adapted into a movie in 2003 starring Scarlett Johansson and Colin Firth and set in the city of Delft in Holland. A fine, bright and clean Advance Reader's copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30936  $40.00



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    Chicgo & North-Western Railway:  The Indian The Northwest 1600-1900 The red Man The wAr Man The White Man and The North Western Line.  Chicago: Chicago & North-Western Railway Co., (1901). First Edition. An ex-library copy in its original light brown cloth covered, flexible boards with a mult-colored printed front board. A small octavo of 7 3/4 by 5 inches with a 1/4" closed tear to the cloth at the head of the spine, a library gift plate on the front paste down, library stamps on several pages and call numbers written on the title and copyright pages. Without a dust jacket. 114 pages followed by an illustration of an earlier work of art. Illustrated throughout with maps and reproductions of earlier works of art.
    TB30276  $50.00



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    Chichester, Sir Francis:  Gipsy Moth Circles the World.  New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1968. First Edition. Very near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards withfaded gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo of 8 3/4 by 5 3/4 inches with printed and map end sheets. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with rubbing at the corners of the upper edge of the spine area and with a 1/4" hole in the front panel. 269 pages containing appendices, text, maps and three sections of photographs. This is the first American edition as stated on the copyright page.
    TB29835  $15.00



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    Chidsey, Donald Barr:  The War In The North An Informal History of the American Revolution in and near Canada.  New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1967. First Edition. Near fine in light yellow cloth covered boards with bold, brown text on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/4 by 5 3/8 inches. In a very good, price clipped dust jacket with rubbing and light wear and creasing to the ends of the spine area and at the folds to the flaps. 214 pages of text including an index, bibliography, appendices and chapter notes. Illustrated with small insets of reproductions of earlier works of art.
    TB28707  $25.00



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    Chidsey, Donald Barr:  Goodbye To Gunpowder.  New York: Crown Publishing, n.d. c1963. First Edition. Very near fine in charcoal gray cloth covered boards with metallic red text stamping on the spine and with silver and red decorations on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/2" with light rubbing to the cloth at the corners of the spine and tips of the boards. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with 1/8" deep chipping across the top edge of the spine, two chips at the top edge of the rear panel and two short closed tears with related creasing at the upper edge of the front panel. 224 pages including an index, a list of sources by chapter and text. Illustrated with line drawings and reproductions of earlier works of art.
    TB27476  $15.00



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    Chief Standing Bear:  Land of The Spotted Eagle.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1933. First Edition. Near fine in tan cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and black text and decorations on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2" with small remnants of the dust jacket stuck to the the boards and a prior owner's book plate on the first free end page and with minor spots of foxing to the fore and lower edges of the text block and to the rear end sheet. In a fair dust jacket with much of the rear panel missing and 1" deep chips at the upper and lower edges of the spine area. 259 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece photograph of the author in full regalia.
    TB27260  $150.00



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    Child, Julia, and Simone Beck:  Mastering the Art of French Cooking (Volume Two Only).  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in patterned paper covered boards with black and white text on a blue background title block on the spine and front board. A small quarto of 10 by 7 inches with the cloth on the spine just a bit faded. Without its issued dust jacket. . 555 pages of text followed by 63 (lxiii) page index. Illustrated throughout with line drawings by Sidonie Coryn and photographs and technical drawings by Paul Child.
    TB32302  $45.00




  • Chironis, Nicholas P.:  Machine Devices and Instrumentation.  New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1966. First Edition, First printing. Very good- in light green cloth covered boards with black text on the spine with minor light soiling to the cloth at the edges of the boards and on the spine. The spine is also rolled; but, the text block is quite clean and strong. Without a dust jacket. 359 pages including an index, text and illustrated with extensive drawings, schematics, isometric drawings and photographs.
    TB19996  $20.00



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    Cholmondeley, H., Pennell and with contributions from other authors:  The Badminton Library: Fishing Pike And Other Coarse Fish.  London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1893. Revised Fifth Edition. Very good+ in 3/4 dark blue leather and orange cloth covered boards with a bright gilt seal stamped on the front board and gilt text stamped on the spine. There is a blue silk placement ribbon sewn- in at the head of the spine and the top edge of the text block is gilt. A small octavo measuring 7 1/2" by 5 1/4". 458 pages including an index followed by two pages of ads. Many pages are un-opened.
    TB28057  $130.00



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    Chuinard, M.D., E. G.:  Only One Man Died, the Medical Aspects of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.  Glendale: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1980 c. 1979. Second Printing. Very near fine in white paper covered boards with red text on the spine and printed front and rear boards. The spine and gutter areas very slightly soiled. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6". Without its issued dust jacket. Sub-titled: The Medical Aspects of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. This is also the 19th volume in the Western Frontiersman Series. 444 numbered pages with an index, text and photographs of period items.
    TB07038  $100.00



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    Churchill, Winston S.:  The Second World War (Complete Set).  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1983. Chartwell Edition. All six volumes are in fine condition in recent 1/2 blue leather and light tan cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a recessed paper label on the front boards. The end papers are decorated with maps of Europe and the Pacific theater. All volumes are octavos measuring 9 by 6 inches with a light yellow stain to the top edges of the text blocks. This stain and the absence of the blind embossed dot at the lower corner of the rear boards distinguishes this set as not being one of the more frequently seen Book-of-The-Month Club printings. The set includes: Vol. I is The Gathering Storm, with 784 pages; Vol. II is Their Finest Hour, with 751 pages, The Grand Alliance, with 903 pages is volume III; Vol. IV is The Hinge of Fate, with 1000 pages; Volume V is Closing the Ring, with 749 pages; and, Volume VI is Triumph and Tragedy, with 800 pages. An extremely clean and handsome set with no prior owner's names, dates or notations.
    TB28849  $550.00



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    Churchill, W. A. (Winston A.):  Watermarks In Paper in Holland, England, France, Ect., In The XVII and XVIII Centuries And Their Interconnection.  Rijswijk, The Netherlands: Krips Reprint Company, 1965 c. 1965. Reprint of 1965. Near fine in tan cloth covered boards with dark blue text stamping on the spine and on the front board. A Quarto measuring 11 3/4" by 8 1/2". Without a dust jacket. 94 pages of text followed by 578 reproductions of full-size watermarks on 432 plates. A facsimile reprint of the original 1935 edition. An exceptional, and very uncommon, reference source.
    TB26722  $200.00



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    Churchill, Winston S.:  The Unknown War The Eastern Front.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931. First Edition, First Printing. Very good in its original red-brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. An octavo of 8 10/16 by 6 inches with the cloth over the spine heavily tanned and a 1/3 inch spot on the rear board. Without its issued dust jacket. 396 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait from a photograph, 7 plates of portraits, maps (one of which is a fold-out map at the rear of the text) and map vignettes within the text.
    TB31978  $100.00



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    Churchill, Winston S.:  A History of The English-Speaking Peoples (Volume IV).  London: Cassell and Company LTD, 1958. First Edition, First Printings. Very good+ in full, dark red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 6" with the cloth at the head of the spine bumped and creased and with the lower fore corner of the front board slightly bumped. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with rubbing and wear and mild creasing to the ends of the spine area and the same to the fore corners of the front panel. Containing pages i-xi + 332 including an index. Illustrated with maps. (Woods, A138(a))
    TB27210  $65.00



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