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Deseret Reader, Second Volume
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Deseret Reader, Second Volume

By General Conference Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints

New York. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1868. Hardcover. Volume 2 of the Deseret Reader. Published in 1868 to be used in schools in Utah for teaching the 38-character phonetic Deseret alphabet. Small hardcover book is in remarkable condition for age. Beige paper boards with brown buckram spine and decorative illustration on front board. Interior is free of markings. Boards are heavily toned; some bumping and soiling to spine. Front endpaper is missing bottom right corner of page. Light foxing on some pages. The Deseret alphabet lived a short life and was never widely adopted; At least four books were published in the new alphabet: The First Deseret Alphabet Reader, The Second Deseret Alphabet Reader, The Book of Mormon, and a Book of Mormon excerpt. Flake 2818. ; Book; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

$225.00

Traveler's Ready Reference Guide
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Traveler's Ready Reference Guide

New York, NY: Knickerbocker Guide Co.. Good. 1899. Softcover. "Arranged specifically for the use of travelers over the transportation lines of the Middle and Southern sections and the Atlantic seaboard states, having also condensed and through time-tables to all other parts of United States, Canada, and Mexico." Railroad tables, steam navigation routes, hotel directory, and maps. A thoroughly fascinating guide to leaf through. Overall wraps are soiled from use, corners dogeared, spine creased but holding. Some chipping to wraps and first/last few pages.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$95.00

Directory of Wholesale Dealers of Jewelry, Watches, Clocks, Diamonds, and  Precious Stones, Silver and Silver-Plated Ware Etc. in the United States
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Directory of Wholesale Dealers of Jewelry, Watches, Clocks, Diamonds, and Precious Stones, Silver and Silver-Plated Ware Etc. in the United States

New York, NY: Jewelers Mercantile Agency. Good. 1884. Softcover. Directory with general and specialized sections. Appears to have been part of a series of publications released by the Jewelers Mercantile Agency. Flexible orange leatherette boards with reptilian imprint, gilt motif are rubbed on edges. Patterned endpapers. Binding tight, interior mostly clean save for some illustrations and markings at the rear in the notes pages; we want to know who "H. O. Berg. Herring" was.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$375.00

The Illustrated Handbook for Travelers Through the United States of America
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The Illustrated Handbook for Travelers Through the United States of America

By Smith, J. Calvin

New York, NY: Sherman & Smith. Very Good. 1847. Hardcover. "Containing a Description of the States, Cities, Towns, Villages, Watering Places, Colleges, Etc., Etc.; With the Railroad, Stage, and Steamboat Routes, the Distances from Place to Place, and the Fares on the Great Traveling Routes." Pocket Edition. Very nice fold-out map present at rear, with a few open tears at corners of creases, hand-colored edges. The map ends at the west partway into Nebraska and the Dakotas. Red cloth boards with intricate gilt embellishment on front are rubbed on edges. Some pencil notations on front endpapers, otherwise interior clean and free of markings.; Book; 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall .

$1500.00

A Letter Book
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A Letter Book

By Saintsbury, George

London, UK: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd.. Very Good. 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. 9780899334363 . With an introduction on the history and art of letter-writing. Full tree calf leather, with gilt scroll border. Fifth printing within the year of publication. Edges of text block and endpapers marbled in same red and blue pattern.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$22.50

Cornwell's Improved Chart for Cutting Ladies, Misses, and Children's  Dresses, Cloaks, Basques, and Postillions; with Godey's Presentation Sheet  of Embroideries and Advanced Studies for Those Using the Dressmaker's  Magic Scale
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Cornwell's Improved Chart for Cutting Ladies, Misses, and Children's Dresses, Cloaks, Basques, and Postillions; with Godey's Presentation Sheet of Embroideries and Advanced Studies for Those Using the Dressmaker's Magic Scale

By Cornwall, Willett

Philadelphia, PA: Willett Cornwell. Very Good. 1873. No Binding. Brightly colored 2 piece master pattern on heavy boards, measuring 19x16 and 18.5x11.5 inches. A few pencil markings to pattern, some light wear and soil overall. Offered with two additional pieces of dressmaking ephemera: Godey's Presentation Sheet of Embroideries, etc. January 1870. With a variety of designs for embroidery, including an alphabet and botanical motifs. 12.5x19 inches. Pattern is folded, creased along edges wtih some foxing. Also offered with: Advanced studies for those using the Dressmakers' Magic Scale, a New Book, Profusely Illustrated. and Supplements 1, 2, and 3, to Advanced Studies for those Using the Dressmakers' Magic Scale. Three volumes in one. Both volumes 8vo, with printed and illustrated wraps.; Ephemera; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall .

$450.00

Decree Book

By Mathias, D.H.

Rio Grande Water Users Association. Very Good. 1945. Second Edition. Softcover. Small stapled pamphlet lists decrees for acequia management. Some light soil to wraps, especially along edge. Interior clean.; Book; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

$10.00

Vardis Fisher: The Novelist as Poet
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Vardis Fisher: The Novelist as Poet

By Grover, Dorys Crow

New York, NY: Revisionist Press. Good with no dust jacket. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. 0877001979 . Material prepared for the author's PhD thesis. Signed by author on title page. Ex-library copy with typical stamps, markings, card pocket. Some light wear to boards, interior otherwise clean.; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author(s) .

$10.00