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Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book: containing the inspired and inspiring selections gathered during a life time of discriminating reading for his own use.

By Elbert Hubbard

Aurora/ New York: Roycrofters (Roycroft) /Wm H. Wise, 1928. Early Printing. Decorative Paper. Very good. "Printed and made into a book by the Roycrofters, at their shops, in East Aurora, Erie County, New York State." This was originally issued in 1923. Quarto, 10 1/2" tall, 228 pages with two color printing on colored paper, decorative brown endpapers, side stitched, with stiff brown printed wraps. A very good original copy over all with moderate shelf wear and minor exterior soiling, rubbing at the corners, cloth binding tap starting to peel at corners, interior clean, binding tight, but with a previous owner's name stamp in the front endpaper.

$16.50

Connecticut Quilts: bed quilt entries listed in Woodbury Connecticut probate inventories 1720 - 1819

By Roger G. Stone

Lee's Summit, Missouri: fat little pudding boys press, 1998. First edition. Wire saddle stitch. Very good. A catalogue of entries published in pamphlet form, 8 1/3" tall 27 pages, sewn side-stich, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat sof cover over all, binding tight, paper white but some light soiling to the exterior covers.

$12.50

The Swiss Family Robinson

By Johann David Wyss; Scott McKowen (illustrator)

New York, New York: Sterling, 2006. Later printing. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 341 pages, brown. A near fine, clean neat hardcover with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a very good, lightly worn dust jacket, torn at the top edge, with the original price present.

$7.50

Green and White 1930: Volume XII; The Senior Class, Gorham Normal School School [yearbook]; Gorham, Maine

By The Winsor School

Gorham, Maine: The Senior Class, Gorham Normal School, 1930. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Very good. Quarto, 11" tall, 232 pages, white titles on embossed green cloth. A very good clean, neat hard cover over all with moderate shelf wear, rubbing at the corners, light exterior soiling, binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed.

$35.00

Brooklyn Friends: 1958 ; As The Years Go By; [The Senior Class, Brooklyn Friends School ; yearbook]; Brooklyn, New York.

By Brooklyn Friends; William J. Meeneghan, (principle)

New York, New York: The Senior Class, Brooklyn Friends School, 1958. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good-. Quarto, 10 3/4" tall, unpaginated (approx. 120 pages), gilt titles on black cloth. A very good minus, generally clean, neat hard cover over all with moderate shelf wear, light exterior soiling, rubbing at the fore-corners through to boards, spine cloth fraying at top and bottom edges, binding solid, paper slightly yellowed., light exterior soiling, binding solid, paper clean and and lightly yellowed.

$20.00

The 1956 Pinnacle: 1956 ; [The Senior Class, Erskine Academy; yearbook]; South China, ME

By Erskine Academy; Maxine Wellman, Frances Ward, et al

South China, ME : The Senior Class, Erskine Academy, 1956. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good-. Quarto, 10 3/4" tall, unpaginated (approx. 48 pages + 16 pages of ads! Wow!), whitetitles on pictorial blue and white cloth. A very good minus, generally clean, neat hard cover over all with moderate shelf wear, light exterior soiling, rubbing at the fore-corners, BUT, this copy belonged to a smoker and is yellowed at the margins; binding solid, paper generally white except at the fore-edges and endpapers.

$20.00

Enterprise: March, 1946; Vol. X. No. 2; The Belmont Junior High School [high school publication]

By Editors: Donald Willliams, Edward Rice, Martha Hazen et al

Belmont, Massachusetts: The Belmont Junior High School, 1946. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Small quarto, 10 3/4" tall, 24 pages with intertextual black and white photo illustration, wire saddle stitch, stiff green printed wraps. A very good minus over all, generally clean and sturdy soft cover quarterly periodical with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, light exterior soiling primarily at spine fold where it was held, cover begiining to split at spine fold, internal binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with many class photos signed in pen by students and teachers.

$9.50

Simone Weil : A Penguin Life [Penguin Lives]
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Simone Weil : A Penguin Life [Penguin Lives]

By Francine Du Plessix Gray

New York, New York: Viking Press, 2001. First American edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, 246 pages, decorative boards; b&w photographs. A fine, clean hardcover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white. In a fine, clean lightly worn dust jacket, with original price present

$9.50

Artful Thunder: versions of the Romantic tradition in American Literature in honor of Howard P. Vincent

By Howard P. Vincent; Robert J. DeMott, Henry A Murray, Alex Gildzen, Sydney J. Krause, Eric Mottram, Nathalia Wright, Edward Stone, et al

Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, 1975. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Very good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xv + 312 pages, biege cloth. A very good clean neat hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, BUT with a freckle of foxing to the fore-edges and flyleaves, and top fore-edge. In a near very good, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$7.50

The Duke of Havana: Baseball, Cuba, and the Search for the American Dream
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The Duke of Havana: Baseball, Cuba, and the Search for the American Dream

By Steve Fainaru and Ray Sanchez

New York, New York: Villard Books, 2001. First printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xxv + 338 pages, red and white boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine dust jacket with the original price.

$7.50

West Medford Reading Club: [minutes, programs, appointments, schedules, articles, etc, in four note-book volumes]

By West Medford Reading Club: J. S. Coffin, Jos. Woods, Fannie S. Phipps, and C. E. Swift to Wilson Fiske, et al

Boston, Massachusetts: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1877 - 1922. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Good +. 4 notebooks filled with the holograph minutes of each meeting for over 50 years and tipped-in printed programs of the many 'seasons,' including memberships, and club schedules. An incredible portrait of the social and literary life of a time and place now long gone. Quarto 10 1/2" tall, about 200 pages per volume plus additional material tipped in, taped red cloth bindings over marbled boards. A good set overall, much handled but relatively sturdy, with general shelf wear and rubbing at the surface of the covers, fore-corner tips and cover edges worn through, moderate exterior soiling; interior relatively clean,with light ocassional soiling or foxing, and paper lightly yellowed.

$450.00

Does "Everlasting Punishment" Last Forever

By Edward A. Lawrence of Marblehead

Boston, Massachusetts: Beacon Press, 1880. Second edition. Hardcover--paper over boards. Good. An ex-library copy of this pamphlet with marking to the cover and title page, which had been re-bound with the original pamphlet covers. Octavo, 10" tall, 34 pages, stiff wraps enclosed in added boards. A good, clean, hard cover over all, with moderate shelf wear, but a 1 1/2" inch top fore corner and exterior soiling; internal condition is very good with hinges and binding tight, paper clean and lightly yellowed, with foxing and a previous owner's name on the front wraps.

$9.50

The 1927 Edition of the Sears, Roebuck Catalogue (The Roaring Twenties)

By Sears, Roebuck Co; Alan Mirken (editor)

New York, New York: Crown Publishers / Bounty Books, 1970. Reprint. Original Wraps. Very Good. Quarto, 10 3/4 " tall, vi + 1093 pages + x supplement, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat large format paperback edition with minor shelf wear; binding solid, paper just lightly yellowed.

$25.00

Blue Book of Quality Merchandise 1966 catalog: Bennett Brothers, Inc.,

By Bennett Brothers; Gail Bennett and Gail Kirk Bennett

Chicago, Illinois: Bennett Brothers, Inc.,, 1966. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good . Quarto, 11 " tall, 802 pages, black and white and color, illustrated boards. Various kinds of paper were used and thus the age yellowing ranges from little to moderate. A very good, clean, neat original hard cover catalog over all with minor shelf wear, slight external soiling; internal binding solid.

$35.00

San Francisco: Then and Now

By Dennis Evanosky and Eric J. Kos

New York, New York: Thunder BayPress, 2009. Second printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Oblong quarto, 9 7/8" tall x 11 1/4'", 144 pages, photographic illustration throughout in black and white and color, illustrated boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover edition over all with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paperwhite. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket.

$12.50

Early Homes of New England (Architectural Treasures of Early America)

By Early American Society; Russell F. Whitehead and Frank Chouteau Brown et al editors)

New York, New York: Arno Press, 1977. Reprint. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. Quarto, 11" tall, vii + 223 pages, red decorative boards. A near fine, clean hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear hinges and binding tight, paper white but with a slight mildew oder from basement storage. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket, price present.

$12.50

Harper's Young People; an Illustrated Weekly. Volume II (2), Number 79; Tuesday, May 3, 1881. [including] Three Sisters (Clark); Phil's Fairies--chapter XIV (Hays); etc

By [Harper & Brothers] ; Kate Upson Clark, Mrs. J. W. Hays, et al

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1881. First printing. Magazine. Good. A single original issue. Folio, 12" tall, blue printed wraps, pages 417 to 432 (16 pages complete as issued, + blue wraps), black and white illustrated magazine. A good copy overall, pages have split loose at the spine, blue cover sheet is slightly tattered and color fading with short tears to wrapper edges and a split at the top edge, interior paper moderately yellowed with minor marginal foxing.

$19.00

Harper's Young People; an Illustrated Weekly. Volume V (5), Number 215; Tuesday, December 11, 1883. [including] ; Boreas Blusters Christmas Present (Hays); The Lost City--chapter IX (Ker); etc

By [Harper & Brothers] ; Mrs. W. J. Hays, David Ker et al

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1883. First printing. Magazine. Good +. A single original issue. Folio, 12" tall, blue printed wraps, pages 81 to 96 (16 pages complete as issued, + blue wraps), black and white illustrated magazine. A good plus copy overall, pages are splitting at the spine, blue cover sheet is slightly tattered, color fading,with short tears to wrapper edges, interior paper moderately yellowed with minor marginal foxing.

$19.00

Cloth and Costume 1750 to 1800; Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

By Tandy and Charles Hersh

Carlisle, Pennsylvania: Cumberland County Historical Society, 1995. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Near fine/Very good. 1000 copies printed. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, xxii + 211 pages, orange cloth. A near fine, clean neat hardcover with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket.

$45.00

The Ladies' Home Journal [ladies]; June, 1959; Volume LXXVI, Number 6; Love in the Mist (Packard); The George Company Baby (Love); The Queen's Grace (Jan Wescott ; etc

By Bruce Gould, Beatrice Blackmar Gould (editors); Rosalie Packard, Edmund G. Love, Jan Wescott, Dorothy Thompson, Bernardine Kielty, Harlan Miller, Dr. Benjamin Spock, et al.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Curtis Publishing, 1959. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good . A single original issue, complete with covers and ads. With a subscriber label on the front cover. Quarto, 13 3/4" tall, stiff illustrated wraps, 168 pages, illustrated in black and white and color. A very good minus copy overall with moderate exterior color fading, soiling and creasing, BUT back strip over spine significantly chipped, and both front and back cover chipped and worn, internal binding solid, paper generally clean and just lightly yellowed. With great period color advertising.

$16.50

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