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The Fraktur-Writings of Illuminated Manuscripts of the Pennsylvania Germans

By SHELLEY, Donald A

Allentown, PA.: Pennsylvania German Folklore Society, 1961. Volume XXIII.. Bound in wheat-colored cottony decorated cloth, sans DW, as published; black & white illustrations; 373 pp. Tight, clean copy. Hundreds of illustrations of Frakturs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket. Illus. by Photo-Illustrated.

$47.50

Special Effects: Creating Movie Magic - Collector's Edition in Metal Film Case - (Signed)
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Special Effects: Creating Movie Magic - Collector's Edition in Metal Film Case - (Signed)

By Finch, Christopher

U.S.A.: Abbeville Press, 1989. This is the rare Collector's Edition of this book. It is Signed on a label affixed to the front endpage by the author. This is the scarce, very limited edition because it is housed in a huge metal film case with foam around the sides that protect the book like a modern-day baby (it is ensconced). There is some spotting to top edge of film case, but it is overall, bright and shiny. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Collector's Edition.

$225.00

The Pennsylvania Germans of the Shenandoah Valley

By SMITH, Elmer Lewis, et al

Allentown, PA.: Pennsylvania German Folklore Society, 1964. Volume XXVI.. Bound in wheat-colored cottony decorated cloth, sans DW, as published; black & white illustrations; 278 pp. Tight, clean copy. One illustration of a 1772 broadside printed on glossy stock is detached, but laid in.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.

$45.00

A Pennsylvania German Grammar

By HUFFINGTON, Albert; Barba, Preston

Allentown, PA.: Pennsylvania German Folklore Society, 1965. Volume XXVII.. Bound in wheat-colored cottony decorated cloth, sans DW, as published; illustrations; 170 pp. Tight, clean copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket.

$25.00

Jugendstil Art Nouveau

By Wichmann, Siegfried

U.S.A.: New York Graphic Society, 1988. Bound in green cloth, stamped in silver with matching dust jacket. The first edition of this 238 pp. book on works by the Germans and Austrians in that time period. Hundreds of illustration. Only flaw is a two closed tears to the bottom of the rear panel of the dust jacket. . First U.S Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$32.50

Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society - Volume II

By TREHER, Charles; Barba, Preston

Allentown, PA: Pennsylvania German Society, 1968. Bound in red cloth, stamped in gold. 328 pp. Two essays are: Snow Hill Cluster and The Dialect Poems of Ralph Funk. Fading to spine, but a tight, clean copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket - As Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Olympic Portraits
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Olympic Portraits

By LEIBOVITZ, Annie

Boston: Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown, 1996. Bound in black & white pictorial boards, sans DW, as published; black & white photos, most full page; 186pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket -- As Published. Illus. by Photo-Illustrated. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$17.00

Just 24 Days Till Christmas     (Signed)
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Just 24 Days Till Christmas (Signed)

By BUTTERWORTH, Mylinda

Oviedo, Fl.: Day to Day Enterprises, 1998. Holiday crafts, recipes and stories; Second printing, revised in self-wraps; inscribed & signed by the author on the title page; black & white illustrations; 212pp.. Inscribed and Signed. Second Printing. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket.

$18.00

Seedtime

By KATZ, Leo

New York: Knopf, 1947. Translated by Joel Ames; 381pp. An unusually bright, clean copy in dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$18.00

Words

By CREELEY, Robert

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1967. First paperback printing, bound in stiff wraps; 143pp.. First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. VG++/No Jacket.

$13.00

American Classic

By LAFORE, Laurence

Iowa City, Ia.: Iowa State Historical Department/State Historical Society, 1979. Closed tear (1 inch) to top front of DW; black & white photos; 96pp.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$14.00

Needlework of Pennsylvania

By SCHIFFER, Margaret B

New York: Bonanza Books, 1968. First Bonanza edition bound in white and red decorated buckram, sans DW; front DW flap laid-in; previous owners book plate affixed to front paste down; illustrated in black & white, with six color plates; some marginalia to index section; 160pp.. First Thus. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.

$12.00

In the Eye of the Sun: Mexican Fiestas
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In the Eye of the Sun: Mexican Fiestas

By WINNINGHAM, Geoff

New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1996. Oblong Quarto format bound in stiff glossy wraps; color photos; essay by J.M.G. Le Clezio; introduction by Richard Rodriguez; 96pp.. First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Photo-Illustrated. Oblong Quarto.

$12.00

Taste of Cherry

By CANDITO, Kara

Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 2009. Advance Reading Copy, bound in stiff wraps; 69pp.. Advance Reading Copy. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$16.00

The Windsor Knot
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The Windsor Knot

By MCCRUMB, Sharyn

New York: Ballantine Books, 1990. "An Elizabeth MacPherson Mystery"; 281pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$12.00

A Goodly Heritage: Earliest Wills on an American Frontier

By CHALFANT, Ella

Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1955. Second printing; marginalia; map on DW obverse; 239pp.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. VG/VG.

$17.00

Trench Ballads and Other Verses

By GARRETT, Erwin Clarkson

Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1919. Extensive chipping to spine of DW; t.e.g.; 134pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG Only.

$30.00

The Fairest of the Fair

By HAWTHORNE, Hildegarde

Philadelphia: Henry Altemus, 1894. Bound in rust-colored cloth, stamped in silver and gold with a beautiful gold medallion of Columbus on the front panel. TEG. An incredible "as new" copy of this book on the Chicago World's Fair of 1894 with drawings by the author (who was the granddaughter of Nathaniel). This was her first book. 293 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$295.00

The Midnight Raymond Chandler

By CHANDLER, Raymond

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1971. Dust jacket shows one closed 3/4" tear to top of front panel and light scuffing to spine ends. The book, itself, is very near fine. First omnibus edition; introduction by Joan Kahn; includes "Red Wind ", "Trouble is My Business", "The Pencil", "Blackmailers Don't Shoot", "The Little Sister", and "The Long Goodbye", two complete novels & four long tales of murder; Two stories have never appeared in book form in the U.S. 734pp.. First Omnibus Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG+ - Price-clipped.

$75.00

Suicide Hill
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Suicide Hill

By ELLROY, James

New York: The Mysterious Press, 1986. A "Sargeant. Lloyd Hopkins" novel of suspense; remainder mark on top edge; 280pp. A tight, clean copy in bright dust jacket. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$55.00

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