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Thrilling Lives of Buffalo Bill (Colonel Wm. F. Cody), Last of the Great Scouts and Pawnee Bill (Major Gordon W. Lillie) White Chief of the Pawnees.

By Frank Winch

New York, New York: S. L. Parsons & Co., 1911. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fair. Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, 224 pages with 26 plates, white and black titles on tan cloth. A fair first edition reading copy over all, spine ends slightly frayed, cover cloth lightly soiled, fore-corner tips through to boards; hinges broken, internal binding secure, but front endpaper loose, pages mostly clean but with slight occasional finger soiling, fore-edges slightly foxed, BUT 2 plates missing (should be 28). As is, still a useful and scarce edition.

$16.50

Boswell's The LIFE OF SAMUEl JOHNSON, LL.D. ; a series of his epistolary correspondence and conversations with many eminent persons; and various original pieces of his composition; with a chronological account of his studies and numerous works : A "New Edition" [ in one volume ] with illustrations by Julian Portch

By James Boswell; edited by John Wilson Croker

London, England: George Routledge and Sons, 1867. New Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good -. Octavo, 7 1/8" tall, frontispiece and illustrated title page, xvi + 526 pages (set in 8 pt type in two column format) plus several illustrations; marbled endpapers and fore-edges, gilt titles and decorations on three-quarter leather over marbled boards. A very good minus, sturdy volume over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, to the spine top and bottom; fore-corner tips worn through to boards ; interior very good and clean however, hinges and bindings solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$12.50

Boswell's The LIFE OF [SAMUEL] JOHNSON : including A Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides; [to which are added, notes] by John Wilson Croker "New Edition" in one volume

By James Boswell; edited by John Wilson Croker

London, England: John Murray., 1876. Early Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Good. This edition was originally published in 1847 as a correction of the editions of 1835 and 1831, and also includes some of Johnson's correspondence with Mrs. Thrale and his Notes on a Tour of Wales. Octavo, 9 3/4" tall, frontispiece and illustrated title page, xxx + 874 pages + 10 engraved illustrations; gilt titles and decorations on brown cloth. A good, generally clean and sturdy volume over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, fore-corner tips worn through to boards BUT with significant chipping to the spine cloth which is frayed and missing the bottom four inches; interior very good however, hinges and bindings solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$19.00

Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical Forest

By W. H. Hudson; illustrated by Miguel Covarrubias

New York, New York: Heritage Press, 1936. Early Printing thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good. A wonderful reading copy. Quarto, 9 3/4" tall, 346 pages + color illustration plates, color illustrated endpapers and color illustrated cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover with minor shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, spine cloth darkening; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white. In a good, shelf worn slip case with chipping at all edges

$9.50

JOHN SLOAN'S NEW YORK SCENE: "From the diaries, notes and correspondence 1906 - 1913."

By John Sloan; edited by Bruce St John; introduction by Helen Farr Sloan

New York, New York: Harper & Row, 1965. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good minus. Small quarto, 9 1/4" tall, xxvi + 658 pages, gilt titles on red cloth. A very good minus hard cover over all with moderate shelf wear, cover cloth faded, lightly soiled, spine faded; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white but with foxing to the fore-edges. Without dust jacket and price clipped.

$9.50

A Life of Our Lord for Children

By Marigold Hunt

New York, New York: Sheed & Ward, 1939. First Printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, [ix] + 162 pages, yellow cloth. A very good, clean sturdy hard cover first edition over all with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with the previous owner's inscription on the dedication page and name on the from endpaper, with light foxing to the fore-edges and endpapers. In a good edge worn dust jacket, with light soiling and color fading; original price present.

$45.00

Memoirs (two-volume set)

By Sir Almeric Fitzroy

New York, New York: George H. Doran, 1923. First American edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Good / Fair. 2 individual vols. complete. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall; 1: frontispiece + xxi + 512 pages + 15 black and white plates; 2: frontispiece + pages 403 to 833 pages + 15 black and white plates; gilt spine titles on green cloth. A near fine (unread, signatures uncut) clean neat hard cover edition over all with minor shelf wear, paper cream white. With original dust jackets in good condition, moderately worn with back strip yellowed and chipping. Original slip case split and missing top panel.

$25.00

The Farington Diary: vol. 1 : July 13, 1793 to August 24, 1802 ( one volume only of multi-volume set)

By Joseph Farington; James Greig, Editor

New York, New York: George H. Doran, 1923. Third edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good . Single vol. 1 only. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, frontispiece + xx + 512 pages + 18 black and white plates, black cloth with paper label on spine. A good, clean hardcover edition with minor shelf wear and rubbing to edges BUT several small frays to the cloth at the bottom edge; binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed with light foxing to the endpapers.

$9.50

The Diaries of William Charles Macready 1833 - 1851 ; vol. I (vol. one only of two volume set)

By William Charles Macready; William Toynbee (editor)

London, England: Chapman and Hall, 1912. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Vol. 1 only. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, frontispiece + xvi + 512 pages + 25 black and white plates, maroon cloth. A very good (minus), clean, hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear and rubbing to edges and bottom corners, front hinge cracked but not broken, paper lightly yellowed with light foxing to the endpapers, fore-edges, and occational page margin.

$19.00

Balanchine : a biography

By Bernard Taper

New York, New York: Times Books/Random House, 1984. First printing. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Near Fine / Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 382 pages. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with lght shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacke with the original price.

$9.50

Through Old Roads To Cosmic Seas : poems of a physician

By Andrew Todd McClintock

New York, New York: William Edwin Rudge., 1928. First edition thus. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 1/4 cloth over blue boards. A good, sturdy hard cover with moderate shelf wear and exterior soiling, fore-corner tips through to boards hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. Lacking dust jacket.

$9.50

Nat Goodwin's Book

By Nat C. Goodwin

Boston, Massachusetts: Richard C. Badger, 1914. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 9 2/3" tall, 366 pages, gilt top fore-edge gilt titles on blue cloth; b&w photographs. A very good, clean hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear, light soiling and rubbing at the fore-corner tips, just the start of fraying to the top edge of the spine cloth; hinges and binding solid, paper clean, lightly yellowed, with a previous owner's brief inscription penned on the front endpaper and with date 1914. Lacking dust jacket.

$14.50

A Little Original Sin: The Life and Work of Jane Bowles / You Are Not I: A Portrait of Paul Bowles (two original Millicent Dillon biographies sold together)

By Millicent Dillon

New York, New York / Berkeley, California: Holt, Rinehart & Winston / University of California Press, 1981 / 1998. First edition (s). Hardcover--quarter cloth. Very Good/Very Good and Fine/Fine. 2 individual vols. 1: Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 464 pages, brown quarter-cloth. A very good, clean hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear over all; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, BUT 6 pages with red underling and slight soiling to the fore-edges and with original owner's name on the front endpaper. In a very good, clean dust jacket with several short edge tears, with price clipped. / 2: Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 340 pages; b&w photographs. A fine, clean, hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine dust jacket.

$12.50

Autobiography and Personal Recollections of John B. Gough; with twenty-six years experience as a public speaker / An Autobiography of John B. Gough ( two original volumes sold together )

By John B. Gough [J. B.] .; illustrated by George Cruikshank and others

Springfield, Massachusetts / Boston: Bill, Nicholas / Self published, 1870 / 1847. First edition thus / twentieth edition. Decorative Leather / decorative cloth. Good , Good. 2 individual vols. 1: one large, octavo, 9" tall, xvii + 552 pages, gilt tiltles on embossed leather. A good copy with general shelf wear, fore-corner tips worn to boards. Hinges and back strip professionally repaired to make this a sound and useful copy but not enough to make it collectible. Paper lightly yellowed with minor scattered foxing. / 2: the other small, 16 mo, 6 1/4" tall, 180 pages, decorative cloth. A good sturdy edition of the original Autiobiography which was greatly expaned over the years following, spine cloth chipped, fore-corners worn through to boards minor exterior soiling hinges and binding sturdy ; paper lightly yellowed with light scattered foxing.

$16.50

The Moulton Tragedy; a heroic poem with lyrics.

By S. Foster Damon

Boston, Massachusetts: Gambit, 1970. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9" tall, 196 pages, red and black cloth. A fine, clean, unread hard cover first edition with minimal shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine dust jacket, price clipped.

$9.50

JOHN GIELGUD: An Actor's Biography in Pictures.

By Fordham, Hallam (Compiler).

London, England: John Lehmann, 1952. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Good. Quarto, 10" tall, 128 pages, pale green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. A very good, clean, solid hard cover with minor shelf wear, cloth discolored at exposed edges; hinges and binding solid, paper white. In a good Illustrated dust jacket with general wear and chipping at corners, short edge tears and rubbing, price clipped. With personal narrative by John Gielgud. Previous owner's book plate on back of front free endpaper. Illustrated endpapers is photo gallery of Gielgud's leading ladies.

$12.50

EAST & WEST: A Personal Record.

By A. Crawford Greene

San Francisco, California: Privately printed, 1966. First printing. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Quarto, 10" tall, 128 pages, blue cloth with gilt title and decoration. A very good, cleanhard cover with light shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. Illustrated with photographs. Autobiography of San Francisco businessman. Presentation slip from author laid in.

$12.50

BIOGRAPHY AND POETICAL REMAINS OF THE LATE MARGARET MILLER DAVIDSON.

By Irving, Washington.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Lea and Blanchard, 1841. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fair. Ex-library copy with discard stamp.Octavo, 8" tall, vii + 359 pages. plus 8 ads, embossed brown cloth with gilt. A fair copy only, bottom two inches of spine chipped off; both covers partially detached and paper tape used in attempt to repair; heavy shelf wear with corners worn to board; pencil notations and soiling to endpapers and front free endpaper has four inch chip across top corner; hinges cracked and several signatures not flush; pages clean, but light foxing throughout.

$19.00

At The Pines; Swinburne and Watts-Dunton in Putney.

By Panter-Downes, Mollie

Boston, Massachusetts: Gambit, 1971. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 196 pages, red and white cloth. A fine, clean, unread hard cover first edition with minimal shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine dust jacket.

$9.50

Legacy of Honor: President Grover Cleveland and Son Francis

By Naomi Getsoyan Topalian

Watertown, Massachusetts: Baikar Publications, 1995. First printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front endpaper. Octavo, 9 1/3" tall, 294 pages, green cloth. A near fine, clean, hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine dust jacket with light edge wear.

$12.50

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