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Sylvie

By DE NERVAL, Gérard; BLANCHET, Jean-Pierre (illus.)

Les Pharmaciens Bibliophiles, 1963. Very good. Exemplaire No. XXII of 180. 130 p. 29 cm folder in 30 cm slipcase. B&w line drawings throughout. Sheets in cream folder with darkened spine. Red velvet slipcase. Some scratches to slipcase and faint soiling or discolouration to folder. French text.

$150.00

Out of the Earth Into the Fire: A Course In Ceramic Materials For the Studio Potter

By OBSTLER, Mimi; ISRAEL, Anthony (illus.)

Westerville, OH: The American Ceramic Society, 1996. Hardcover. Near fine. xxvi, 246 p. 29 cm. Title page illustration and 5 other colour plates. Hardcover. Some small dents in spine. Topics: glaze cores; clays and claybodies; auxiliary melters; auxiliary silica and alumina minerals. Appendices.

$100.00

Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia

By SIMMS, W. Gilmore

New York: Redfield, 1855. New and revised edition. Hardcover. Fair. Border Novels and Romances of the South No. 1. 503 p. 19.5 cm. Frontispiece engraving and engraved title. Green cloth with gilt impressing on spine, blind impressing to covers. Corners worn, tear in bottom of front hinge, tears in spine tail, spine head softened. Front board loosening, dampstains and darkened pages throughout. Foxing mainly to first pages. Some signatures loosening, some pages have rough edges.

$75.00

Keinen Album: Birds & Flowers by Imao Keinen

By KEINEN, Imao

Taipei, Taiwan: Art Book Co. Ltd, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Good. 52, [4], 56, 54, [2], 52, [4] p. 29 cm. Full-page colour illustrations. Blue leatherette in pictorial dustjacket. Former owner's name on front and rear endpapers. Some marks and scratches to dustjacket. Four sections: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter.

$150.00

Colonel Colt London: The history of Colt's London firearms, 1851-1857
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Colonel Colt London: The history of Colt's London firearms, 1851-1857

By ROSA, Joseph G.

London: Arms & Armour Press, 1976. Hardcover. Near fine/Fine. 215 p. 29 cm. 369 b&w plates and 8 b&w figures. Brown cloth in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Former owner's label on front free endpaper. Topics include: Colt and the Great Exhibition; Colt's London armoury; arms for Crimea; Hartford-London Dragoon or Holster Pistol 1848; Belt or Pocket Pistol 1849; Navy or Belt Pistol 1851. Appendices, bibliography, index.

$75.00

Yesteryear at the West Side School (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia)

By MARSHALL, Daisy

Privately published in England by 2DM7 Publishing, 2006. Softcover. Very good. [16], 178 p. 21 cm. 7 colour and 38 b&w illustrations, incl. 1 map. Printed on 100% recycled paper including the photos, the photos therefore being representative but not of the top class quality. Pink paper covers. Stain on rear. Page numbers written in by hand. Covers some local businesses as well as the school itself.

$45.00

Conrad Marca-Relli

By BARBERO, Luca Massimo

Milano: Electa, 1998. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 187 p. 28 x 31 cm. Colour and b&w illustrations. Grey cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Text in Italian.

$40.00

The Annotated Erdnase

By ORITIZ, Darwin

Pasadena, CA: Magical Publications, 1991. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Published in association with Bill Taylor. 270 p. 29 cm. B&w photos. Red cloth with gold print in mylar-covered red dustjacket. Intro by Mike Skinner. Includes card table artifice, legerdemain, and card ticks. Appendices.

$50.00

Reconnaissance & Bomber Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War

By LAMBERTON, W. M. (comp.); CHEESMAN, E. F. (ed.); CARRICK, J. D. & YEOMAN, F. A. (illus.)

Letchworth, Herts.: Harleyford Publications, 1962. Hardcover. Fine/Good. 231 p. 29 cm. Colour frontispiece and b&w illustrations throughout. Numerous fold-outs. Yellow hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket. Chips to jacket edges and front flap price clipped. Book is clean and neat.

$40.00

Collected Poems 1930-1965

By HOPE, A. D.

New York: The Viking Press, 1966. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very good +/Good. xiii, 214 p. 23 cm. Quarter blue cloth with paper boards. In mylar-covered dustjacket with small chips and tears, esp. in spine. Signed by author on front free endpaper.

$35.00

La Pâte de Verre

By DAUM, Noël

Denoel, 1984. Hardcover. Good +/Very good +. 188 p. 30 cm. 256 figures, many in colour. Green cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Jacket has a little edge wear. Cloth has dampstains to top front and spine ends, a little discolouration to edges, dent in lower part of rear board. Ink inscription on front free endpaper. French text. Topics: Henry Cros, Georges Despret, Albert Dammouse, Daum-Walter, Francois Decorchemont, Argy-Rousseau, Amalric Walter, etc.

$50.00

Continental Transpressional and Transtensional Tectonics
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Continental Transpressional and Transtensional Tectonics

By HOLDSWORTH, R. E.; STRACHAN, R. A.; DEWEY, J. F. (eds.)

London: The Geological Society, 1998. Hardcover. Near fine. Geological Society Special Publication No. 135. 360 p. 26 cm. 230 photos, figures and tables, including a few in colour. Hardcover. Vertical scratch on front. Index.

$100.00

The Mantons: Gunmakers

By NEAL, W. Keith; BLACK, D. H. L.

New York; Tisbury Wiltshire: Walker and Company; Compton Press, 1967; 1978. Hardcover. Very good +/Very good. 2 vols.: xv, 300; 279 p. 26 cm. Vol. I has 8 p. of colour plates 64 p. of half-tone plates, and 16 p. of Manton's drawings. Vol. II has 30 more b&w illustrations and a colour frontispiece. Blue cloth hardcovers with gold impressing in mylar-covered pictorial dustjackets. Vol. I top edge blue. Vol. I dustjacket has some wrinkling and a little soiling to rear and spine. Vol. 2 has former owner's label on front free endpaper. Vol. I has only a little label residue in same place. Text discusses the Manton family and the shotguns, rifles and pistols they made. Bibliography and index.

$200.00

Ornament: A Modern Perspective
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Ornament: A Modern Perspective

By TRILLING, James

Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2003. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A Samuel and Althea Stroum Book. 10 colour plates and 90 b&w figures. Red cloth in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket.

$50.00

The Estelle Doheny Collection from The Edward Laurence Doheny Memorial Library St. John's Seminary, Camarillo, California

By BECKER, Anja (comp.)

New York: Christie, Manson & Woods International, 1987. Hardcover. Very good +. 7 vols.: 302, [6]; 125, [7]; 320, [6]; 345, [8]; 316, [10]; 103, [6]; 99, [34] p. 31 cm. Colour and b&w illustrations. Red cloth hardcovers with gold impressing. Some corners bumped. A little wrinkling to spine on vol. 1. Includes 14 p. Christie's catalogue. Marrying millionaire Edward L. Doheny allowed Estelle Betzold the resources to become a renowned collector of books. Being a devout Catholic, she had a particular interest in Bibles, most notably the Guttenberg, which she owned for decades. In 1987, 25 years after her death, her gift to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles became unrestricted and was liquidated. During the two years of auctions in New York, London and Paris, her collection at the Edward Laurence Doheny Memorial Library ultimately realized upwards of $34 million. Part I. Fifteenth-Century Books including The Gutenberg Bible. Part II. Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts. Part III: Printed Books and Manuscripts including Western Americana. Part IV: Printed Books and Manuscripts including Early Printing, Literature and Fine Bindings. Part V: Printed Books and Manuscripts including Americana, Literature and Fine Bindings. Part VI: Printed Books and Manuscripts concerning William Morris and His Circle. Index: An alpabetical check-list, with prices realized, of the six sale catalogues of Printed Books and Manuscripts

$400.00

London Township: A Rich Heritage 1796-1997

By GIBB, Alice M. (ed.)

Arva, Ontario: The London Township History Book Committee, 2001. Hardcover. Near fine. Vol. 1: xiv, 585; Vol. 2: xx, 611 p. 29 cm. Hundreds of b&w illustrations and beautiful colour endpapers. Blue simulated leather with gold impressing in matching slipcase. Ribbon marker frayed. Vol. I front endpapers have labels pasted over former owner's names. London Township amalgamated with Delaware and Lobo townships to form Middlesex Centre township in 1998. This set includes much information on the former township, including maps, prehistory, pioneer settlement, farming, communities, schools, businesses, organizations, sports, etc. Includes index and bibliography.

$125.00

Marathon Matures

By GALLAGHER, Dan

Marathon, FL: Museums and Nature Center of Crane Point Hammock, 2007. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. viii, 193 p. 29 cm. B&w photos showing past and present. Grey and black hardcover in pictorial dustjacket.

$45.00

Suzie Needs a Man

By KNOWLES, Martha

Toronto/London/New York: News Stand Library Pocket Edition, January 1951. Paperback. Very good +. No. 153. 160 p. 18 cm. Paperback. Tiny tear in spine tail and a little rubbing to rear. Pages browning. "Suzie Needed Me So Much I Thought She'd Kill The Other Woman."

$40.00

Accessory Mascots: The Automotive Accents of Yesteryear 1910-1940

By SMITH, Dan; BIRD, Leslie L. (illus.)

San Diego: The author, 1989. Softcover. Near fine. 144 p. 28 cm. 16 p. of colour photos and numerous b&w throughout. Softcover. Light wear. Includes spinning rotoscopes, temperature gauges, cartoon characters, trademarks, Masonic & Shrine; aeronautical, 1933 Chicago World's Fair, illuminated ornaments, devils & imps, nature, feminine form, military, sports, advertising. Bibliography.

$50.00

Hache Ebénistes A Grenoble
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Hache Ebénistes A Grenoble

By CLERC, Marianne; BOBIN, Yves (illus.)

Grenoble: Editions Glenat; Musee Dauphinois, 1997. Hardcover. Near fine/Fine. 157, [3], XXIII p. 32 cm. Colour illustrations. Black cloth with white print in mylar-covered dustjacket. Some small dents to lower edges. French text. Accompanied an exhibition held at Musée Dauphinois 1997-1998.

$50.00

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