Rare And Unusual Books from Arroyo Seco Books

New Arrivals

The Prince Of Abissinia. A Tale. In Two Volumes. Vol. Ii [Only] In Original Boards

The Prince Of Abissinia. A Tale. In Two Volumes. Vol. Ii [Only] In Original Boards

by {Samuel Johnson]

Condition
Used - Good
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
Published
1759
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Pasadena, California, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$4,500.00

Show Details

Description:
R. And J. Dodsley And W. Johnston, 1759. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good. Small 8Vo, 180 X 112 Mm. Overall, Pp. [Iii] Iv - Viii, 165 [166 Blank], With Leaf A2 In Volume 2 Reading "Contents"; On Page 161 Of Volume 2 In The Second Line Reading "Indifcerptible" And The Verso Of D5 (Page 106) Signed D4.… Read more about this item
Item Price
$4,500.00
No image available

The Outline Of History, Being A Plain History Of Life And Mankind (Fanny Bixby Spencer Copy)

by Wells, H. G., With Ernest Barker, H. H. Johnston, E. Ray Lankester, Gilbert Murray (Ownership Signature Of Fanny Bixby Spencer)

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
First American Edition 1st Printing
Published
1920
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Pasadena, California, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$650.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1920. First American Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Two Volumes. Xix, 648 Pp.; X, 676 Pp. First American Printing, 1920, With 1920 Dates On Title Pages. Volume Ii With Ownership Signature Of Fanny Bixby Spencer, Dated 1921. Light Wear, Gilt Bright. Fanny Weston Bixby Spencer (1879 - 1930) Was Born… Read more about this item
Item Price
$650.00
Geology Of The Lake Elsinore Quadrangle California, And Mineral Deposits Of The Lake Elsinore Quadrangle California. Geology And Mineral Deposits Of Barstow Quadrangle And Thermal Properties Of Ceramic Materials From Barstow Quadrangle, California. Bulletin 146 Of Division Of Mines, Department Of Natural Resources, State Of California. 1959

Geology Of The Lake Elsinore Quadrangle California, And Mineral Deposits Of The Lake Elsinore Quadrangle California. Geology And Mineral Deposits Of Barstow Quadrangle And Thermal Properties Of Ceramic Materials From Barstow Quadrangle, California. Bulletin 146 Of Division Of Mines, Department Of Natural Resources, State Of California. 1959

by Engel, Rene, Thomas E. Gay Jr. And B.L. Rogers

Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition 2nd Printing
Published
1959
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Pasadena, California, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$125.00

Show Details

Description:
Division Of Mines, Department Of Natural Resources, State Of California, 1959. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Fine. Complete With All Maps, Charts, Tables, Photographs. 154 Pp + All 7 Plates (Maps) In Pocket At Rear, As Issued. Fine, Unused, From A California State Geologist.
Item Price
$125.00
Geology Of The Lake Elsinore Quadrangle California, And Mineral Deposits Of The Lake Elsinore Quadrangle California. Geology And Mineral Deposits Of Barstow Quadrangle And Thermal Properties Of Ceramic Materials From Barstow Quadrangle, California. Bulletin 146 Of Division Of Mines, Department Of Natural Resources, State Of California. 1959

Geology Of The Lake Elsinore Quadrangle California, And Mineral Deposits Of The Lake Elsinore Quadrangle California. Geology And Mineral Deposits Of Barstow Quadrangle And Thermal Properties Of Ceramic Materials From Barstow Quadrangle, California. Bulletin 146 Of Division Of Mines, Department Of Natural Resources, State Of California. 1959

by Engel, Rene, Thomas E. Gay Jr. And B.L. Rogers

Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition 2nd Printing
Published
1959
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Pasadena, California, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$30.00

Show Details

Description:
Division Of Mines, Department Of Natural Resources, State Of California, 1959. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Fine. Maps, Charts, Tables, Photographs. 154 Pp + 6 Of 7 Plates (Maps) In Pocket At Rear, Lacking Plate 1. Fine, Unused, From A California State Geologist.
Item Price
$30.00
Geological Investigations Of Chromite In California [Complete Set Of 10 Volumes 1946-1965]. Bulletin 134. Part I Klamath Mountains: Chapter 1, Chromite Deposits Of Del Norte County, California. Chapter 2 ... Siskiyou County. Chapter 3. ... Shasta, Tehama, Trinity, And Humboldt Counties...Part Ii: Coast Ranges. Chapter 1 .... Northern Coast Ranges. Chapter 2 ... Southern Coast Ranges. Part Iii: Sierra Nevada. Chapter 1... Toulumne And Mariposa Counties...Chapter 2... Calaveras And Amador Counties. Chapter 3 ... Tulare And Eastern Fresno Counties.   Chapter 4.... El Dorado County. Chapter 5. .. Northern Sierra Nevada, California (Placer, Nevada, Sierra, Yuba, Butte, And Plumas Counties)

Show Details

Description:
Division Of Mines, Department Of Natural Resources, State Of California 1946 1948 1950 1951 1953 1965, 1946. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. Complete With All Maps, Charts, Tables, Photographs. 10 Volumes 1946-1965. All Softcover First Printings With All Folding Maps In Pockets At Rear, As Issued. Light Usage. From The Library Of A Former State Geologist.… Read more about this item
Item Price
$750.00
Geological Investigations Of Chromite In California [2 Volumes 1946, 1953]. Bulletin 134. Part Ii: Coast Ranges. Chapter 1 .... Northern Coast Ranges. Chapter 2 ... Southern Coast Ranges.

Geological Investigations Of Chromite In California [2 Volumes 1946, 1953]. Bulletin 134. Part Ii: Coast Ranges. Chapter 1 .... Northern Coast Ranges. Chapter 2 ... Southern Coast Ranges.

Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition 2nd Printing
Published
1946
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Pasadena, California, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$125.00

Show Details

Description:
Division Of Mines, Department Of Natural Resources, State Of California, 1946. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Fine. Complete With All Maps, Charts, Tables, Photographs. 2 Volumes 1946, 1953. Softcover First Printings With All Folding Maps In Pocket Of Chapter 2 At Rear, As Issued. Light Usage. From The Library Of A Former State Geologist.
Item Price
$125.00
No image available

Bibliografia Academica 1902 - 1952

by Ortega Ricaurte, Enrique

Condition
Used - Very Good +
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1953
Binding
Soft cover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Pasadena, California, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$270.00

Show Details

Description:
Bogota: Editorial Minerva / La Academia Colombiana De Historia [1952], 1953. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Very Good +. 645 Pp. Massive Bibliographical Listing. With A Warm Inscription From The Author, Five Lines, Dated September 29, 1952, Although The Book Has An Indicated Publication Date Of 1953. Some Wear, Spine Beginning To Split But Intact.
Item Price
$270.00
Self-Analysis

Self-Analysis

by Horney, Karen

Condition
Used - Very Good +
Jacket Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
Published
1942
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Pasadena, California, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$225.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Norton, 1942. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good +/Good. 309 Pp. Gray-Blue Cloth. First Edition (No Additional Printing Stated). Dust Jacket Priced $3.00, Wear, Small Losses At Edges/Corners. No Mrks.
Item Price
$225.00
Made In Denmark: A Picture-Book About Modern Danish Arts And Crafts

Made In Denmark: A Picture-Book About Modern Danish Arts And Crafts

by Karlsen, Arne, And Anker Tiedemann; Translation By Eve M. Wendt174

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition 1st Printing
Published
1960
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Pasadena, California, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$325.00

Show Details

Description:
New York Ny: Reinhold Publishing, 1960. First American Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 174 Pp. Decorated Cloth. First American Printing. Very Near Fine, No Marks. Dust Jacket With Light Wear, Creasing To Fore Edge Of Front Flap., A Few Short Closed Tears.
Item Price
$325.00
The Undecidable, Basic Papers On Undecidable Propositions, Unsolvable Problems And Computable Functions (Including) Five Papers From Godel, Including Godel's

The Undecidable, Basic Papers On Undecidable Propositions, Unsolvable Problems And Computable Functions (Including) Five Papers From Godel, Including Godel's "On Undecidable Propositions Of Formal Mathematical Systems" Etc., With New Supplementary Material From Godel, And Turing's "On Computable Numbers..." And "Systems Of Logic Based On Ordinals", Also New Supplementary Material From Kleene For His Two Papers

by Martin Davis (Editor); Kurt Godel, Alonzo Church, Alan M. Turing, J. B. Rosser, Stephen C. Kleene, Emil Post; Signed Bookplate Of Hal Berghel

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1965
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780911216011
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Pasadena, California, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$325.00

Show Details

Description:
Hewlett Ny: Raven Press, 1965. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 440 Pp. Blue Cloth, Gilt. Book Is 2.9 Cm Thick (An Otherwise Identical Issue In Blue Cloth Is 3.2 Cm Thick, But With A Different Typesetting Of Title Page And Completely Different Copyright Page , And In A Priced And Different Dust Jacket). Slight Usage; Book Fine, Dj… Read more about this item
Item Price
$325.00
The Undecidable, Basic Papers On Undecidable Propositions, Unsolvable Problems And Computable Functions (Including) Five Papers From Godel, Including Godel's

The Undecidable, Basic Papers On Undecidable Propositions, Unsolvable Problems And Computable Functions (Including) Five Papers From Godel, Including Godel's "On Undecidable Propositions Of Formal Mathematical Systems" Etc., With New Supplementary Material From Godel, And Turing's "On Computable Numbers..." And "Systems Of Logic Based On Ordinals", Also New Supplementary Material From Kleene For His Two Papers

by Martin Davis (Editor); Kurt Godel, Alonzo Church, Alan M. Turing, J. B. Rosser, Stephen C. Kleene, Emil Post; Signed Bookplate Of Hal Berghel

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1965
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Pasadena, California, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$850.00

Show Details

Description:
Hewlett Ny: Raven Press, 1965. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 440 Pp. Red Cloth, Gilt. First Or Early Printing, Book Is 3.2 Cm Thick (An Otherwise Identical Issue In Blue Cloth Is Also 3.2 Cm Thick, But A Later Reprint In Blue Cloth With A Different Typesetting Of Title Page And Completely Different Copyright Page With… Read more about this item
Item Price
$850.00
The Tunnel Thru the Air or Looking Back from 1940 [The Tunnel Through the Air]

The Tunnel Thru the Air or Looking Back from 1940 [The Tunnel Through the Air]

by Gann, W. D.

Condition
Used - Very Good Book
Jacket Condition
No Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1927
Binding
Orange Cloth
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Pasadena, California, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$400.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Financial Guardian Publishing Co, 1927. First Edition . Orange Cloth. Very Good Book/No Dust Jacket. 418 pp. Probable first issue, without publisher's promotional flyers on front and rear end papers (different flyers, for two different books) which appear in many examples. Orange cloth, all lettering strong, spine a little sunned, lightly worn, cloth beginning to… Read more about this item
Item Price
$400.00
The Weapon Shops Of Isher (Inscribed By Author)

The Weapon Shops Of Isher (Inscribed By Author)

by Van Vogt, A. (Alfred) E. (Elton)

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
Published
1951
Binding
Boards
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Pasadena, California, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$405.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Greenberg, 1951. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 231 Pp. Orange Clothstamped In Black. First Printing Of This Edition, Revised From The Original Appearance In "Astounding Science Fiction" . A Lightly Used Book, Light Wear At Corners Of Covers. Generically Inscribed By A E Van Vogt On Title Page To A… Read more about this item
Item Price
$405.00
Engineering Cybernetics

Engineering Cybernetics

by Tsien, H. S. [Hsue-Shen], Qian Xuesen (Simplified Chinese: ???; Traditional Chinese: ???; Pinyin: Qián Xuésen; Wade-Giles: Ch'ien Hsüeh-Sên) (11 December 1911 - 31 October 2009)

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition 1st Printing
Published
1954
Binding
Blue Cloth
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Pasadena, California, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$585.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1954. First Edition 1st Printing. Blue Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 289 Pp. Blue Cloth Stamped In Silver. First Printing. Analysis And Formulas Throughout. Light Wear, Lettering Bright, No Fraying. "Engineering Cybernetics" Was A Groundbreaking Work Applying Principles Of Norbert Wiener's Cybernetics To Problems Of Engineering, Particularly Aeronautics. The Only Book Published By This… Read more about this item
Item Price
$585.00
The Adventures Of Skoot Skeeter (First Edition In Dust Jacket)

The Adventures Of Skoot Skeeter (First Edition In Dust Jacket)

by Thurston, Jack L.,

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good + Jacket
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
Published
1948
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Pasadena, California, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$405.00

Show Details

Description:
Caxton, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1948. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good + Jacket. Color Frontispiece, B/W Illustrations. 124 Pp. Beige Cloth Printed In Maroon. "First Printing September 1948" On Copyright Page. Near Fine, No Marks. Dust Jacket Priced $2.50, Slight Usage, A Few Long Closed Tears And Short Closed Tearss But Bright And Unfaded.… Read more about this item
Item Price
$405.00
Animal Folk Songs For Children: Traditional Folk Songs

Animal Folk Songs For Children: Traditional Folk Songs

by Seeger, Ruth Crawford; Illustrated By Barbara Cooney

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
Published
1950
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Pasadena, California, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$585.00

Show Details

Description:
New York Ny: Doubleday & Company, 1950. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. 80 Pp. Black Cloth, Stamped In Gilt. First Edition Stated, Dust Jacket Priced $2.50 (There Was At Least One Later Printing, Without The First Edition Statement, And With Dust Jacket Priced $1.75). Book Near Fine, Slight Usage, Gilt Bright, Gift Inscription Dated December 1951.… Read more about this item
Item Price
$585.00
Follow My Leader

Follow My Leader

by Garfield, James B., Illustrated By Robert Greiner

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
Published
1957
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Pasadena, California, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$405.00

Show Details

Description:
New York Ny: Viking Press, 1957. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 191 Pp. Green Clothstamped In Yellow. First Ediiton (" First Published In 1957 By The Viking Press Inc."). Very Near Fine. Inscribed By The Author And Dated In May 1957. Dust Jacket Priced $2.75, Wear, Small Tears And A Few Minute Losses. … Read more about this item
Item Price
$405.00
The Missions Of California: A Legacy Of Genocide

The Missions Of California: A Legacy Of Genocide

by Rupert And Jeannette Henry Costo (Editors)

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
Published
1987
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Pasadena, California, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$675.00

Show Details

Description:
The Indian Historian Press, 1987. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. X, 233 Pp. Red Cloth, Gilt. First Printing. Fine In Fine Dust Jacket, Spine Background Red Faded To Pink. . Signed By Some Of The Authors: Jack Norton, Jim Lewis, Rupert Casto, Jeannette Costo. The Softcover Reprints Are Available In Hundreds Of Libraries, But The Hardcover First… Read more about this item
Item Price
$675.00
The Art Of Rigging; Containing An Alphabetical Explanation Of Terms And Phrases, And Directions For Operations; To Which Are Added, Tables Of The Relative Strength Of Chain And Hempen Cables; Also, The Method Of Progressive Rigging Together With Copious Tables Of The Quantities And Dimensions Of The Standing And Running Rigging, Expressly Adapted For Merchant-Shipping And Yachts. A New Edition, Revised And Re-Compiled

Show Details

Description:
London Uk: Charles Wilson, 1848. 2nd Edition . Hardcover. Good. Folding Frontispiece, 14 Plates, Tables And Folding Tables At End. . Xii, 136 Pp. Brown Ribbed Cloth Covers Stamped In Gilt And In Blind, Yellow Endpapers. Front Pastedown Dampstained At Edges, Facing Free Endpper With Corresponding Loss To Dampstaining At Edges (Apparently Where Free Endpaper Became Adhered To… Read more about this item
Item Price
$292.50
The Adventures Of Skoot Skeeter (First Edition In Dust Jacket)

The Adventures Of Skoot Skeeter (First Edition In Dust Jacket)

by Thurston, Jack L.,

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
Published
1948
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Pasadena, California, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$225.00

Show Details

Description:
Caxton, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1948. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Co,Or Frontispiece, B/W Illustrations. 124 Pp. Beige Cloth Printed In Maroon. "First Printing September 1948" On Copyright Page. Near Fine, No Marks. Dust Jacket Priced $2.50, Some Wear, Small Tears And Losses At Edges But Bright And Unfaded. Wildly Fantastic And Childish Adventures. … Read more about this item
Item Price
$225.00