New York, New York: Home Insurance Company of New York, 1891. First edition. Decorative Paper. Good -. This is a booklet with pictorial and text vignettes covering each of the months of the year and included advertisements from other busnesses. Octavo, 9" tall, 34 pages, wire side stitch, stiff color pictorial covers. This copy is in good minus condition over all, the cover being significantly chipped, back strip over the spine missing, a 1" by 4" piece of the top margin missing, covers loose, interior paper moderately yellowed and generally clean BUT a child has used a color pencil to 'enhance' several pictures throughout. Still, a nice example of period ephemera.
Genoa, Italy?: S. M. G ?, circa 1890. Early Printing. Decorative Paper . Very Good. No date. There is no publisher's name, or place but a colophon with initials 'S' 'M and possibly 'G' entertwined. Oblong quarto, 9" tall x 12 1/2" wide, cord cound; gilt titles and decorations on overside stiff gray wraps; 30 numbered printed b&w photographs of Genoa. A very good, clean, neat soft with moderate shelf wear, cover color bright but spine chipped, interior clean. There are no cars, but many horse drawn vehicles and sailing ships in the harbor.
Chapbook-Saddle stitch. Very good. 24mo booklet, 5 3/4" x 3 3/4, 48 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff tan printed wraps. A very good copy over all with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper lightly yellow.
Atlanta, Georgia: Atlanta Biltmore, 1931. First edition thus. Single sheet. Very good. "All Rooms Outside -- with Bath, Single $4.00, $5.00, $6.00 / Double $6, $8.00, $10 / 30 Rooms at $3.50" A single original plastic card 2 1/2" x 3 3/4" with Hotel image on one side and calender for the year 1931 on the other, printed in two color--black and red. In very good condition over all with light wear, but a crease at one corner.
Lisbon, Portugal (Lisboa): Coleccao Passaporte (Loty), c 1960. First edition thus. Stiff Card cover. Very Good. An original booklet of 10 color postcards (complete), side wire bound with perferation for removal. All present. 24mo, 4" x 5 1/4" 10 postcards, connected in fanfold, in stiff printed wraps. A very good clean original copy over all with mostly minor shelf wear and some slight finger soiling..
Rome, Italy: Fotografia Anderson, c 1925. First edition thus. Stiff Card cover. Very Good. An original booklet of 20 black and white postcards (complete) , side wire bound with perferation for removal. All present. 24mo, 3 1/2" x 6" 20 postcards in stiff printed wraps. A very good clean original copy over all with mostly minor shelf wear, paper light to moderately yellowed.
Madrid, Spain: Grafos-Madrid, c 1925. First edition thus. Stiff Card cover. Very Good. An original booklet of 20 sepia tone postcards with tissue guards, side wire bound with perferation for removal. All present. 24mo, 3 1/2" x 5 7/8" 20 postcards in stiff printed wraps. A very good clean original copy over all with mostly minor shelf wear, paper light to moderately yellowed.
Lexington, Massachusetts: Old Belfry Club, 1931. First edition. Original Wraps. Good +. This is a simple program for an Old Belfry Club presentation. Octavo, 9 3/4" tall, 4 pages plus printed wraps, wire saddle stictch. A good copy over all, paper lightly soiled and moderately worn with dakening at the spine, wire binding beginning to rust.
Manchester, England: F. C. Calvert & Co. Ltd, c. 1960. First edition thus. Pamphlet. Very good. Oblong 12mo, 7" x 4 3/4" pamplet of 24 black and white pages plus stiff color cover; an empty stamp book with descriptions of each stamp issued with packages of Calvert's Toothpaste. (I guess the kid never brushed his teeth); A very good copy over all, near fine with slight exterior soiling but paper lightly yellowed.)
Enka, North Carolina: Colonial House, 1996. First edition. Pictorial Stiff Wraps. Near Fine. Octavo, 9" tall, 351 pages, black and white illustrations throughout, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover over all with light shelf wear.
Battle Creek, Michigan: Kellogg Company: Home Economics Department, n.d.. First edition thus. Pamphlet. Very good. Oblong octavo pamphlet, 8" tall x 3 3/4 wide, 12 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, generally clean pamphlet with minor shelf wear, light exterior soiling, binding tight, paper lightly yellowed.
New York, New York: (DK) Dorling Kindersley, 1998. First edition. Hardcover--illustrated boards.. Near Fine / Very Good. Folio 14 " tall, 32 pages, glossy pictorial boards. A near fine, clean, neat first edition with very little shelf wear, hinges and binding tight. In a very good slightly rubbed dust jacket with the original price present. Issued by Lucasfilm as a juvenile picture book with terrifically executed detail illustrations in color.
New York, New York: Portfolio Press, 2001. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Quarto, 12 1/4" tall, 256 pages, gilt titles on maroon boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition, with little shelf wear but bumping to one corner; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with original price.
New York, New York: Crown Publishers, 1990. First edition. Decorative Boards. Fine / Near Fine. Oblong quarto, 9 1/4" tallx 10 12" ; 128 pages with color illustration throughout, decorative boards. A fine, clean hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper clean; remainder mark at top fore-edge. In a near fine, slightly edgeworn dust jacket, with price clipped
Boston, Massachusetts: [ New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad ] Rand Avery Supply, 1901. First edition. Brochure-one-sheet. Very Good. An original one sheet time table printed both sides; 10 1/2 x 12", folded to 5 1/2 x 3", black print on orange stock. A very good copy over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, light soiling, some splitting starting at the folds.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Leary's Book Store, 1920. First edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. This is an ex-library copy with marking on the cover. 16mo, 5 3/4" tall, pamphlet, 29 pages, color cover vignettes with two color illustrations throughout, sewn sewn saddle stich, stiff color illustrated wraps. A very good minus copy with the library markings, paper lightly yellowed, binding secure but loosened, spine of cover roughed by removal from a library binding which is included. This was an advertising vehicle for the bookshop. A
Camden, New Jersey: RCA / Victor Division/ Radio Corporation of America, 1940. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. "A compendium of musical information found nowhere else in such complete, compact and convient form." 12mo, 7 1/4" tall, 488 + 136 pages, wire side stitch, stiff printed wraps. A very good, clean, neat original soft cover copy with minor exterior shelf wear but printed on cheap paper which is moderately yellowed
Knoxville, Tennessee: University of Tennessee press, 1982. First Edition Trade. Pictorial Stiff Wraps. Near Fine. Quarto, 11" tall, 8 pages, sepia tone images one side of each leaf, pages perferated, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, sturdy copy with minor shelf wear.
Beverly, Massachusetts: Commonwealth Editions, 2005. First printing. Hardcover. Fine / Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, x + 291 pages, brown boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a very good lightly worn dust jacket but with price clipped and light foxing visible on the inner black side.
Boston, Massachusetts: Keyston Press, 1916. First edition. Decorative Boards. Good. 'Copyright Robert C. Bacon.' 12 mo, 6 1/8" tall, unpaginated (approx 44 pages), gilt titles on red boards. A good + copy over all, exterior moderately worn and lightly soiled, top of back strip at spine is chipped, fore-corners rubbed, interior very good, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.