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The Story of Orchestral Music and Its Times / the Story of One Hundred Symphonic Favorites / The Story of Orchestral Music and Its Times/ The Story of A Hundred Operas / The Story of One Hundred Great Composers (five volumes sold together)

By Paul Grabbe, Felix Mendelsohn, Helen L. Kaufmann et al ; John C. Wonsetler (illustrator)

New York, New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1940-1942. Early Printing. Hardcover--cloth. all Very good. These 5 matching volumes were originally issued in a card board slip case which is not present, 16mo (5 1/2") vols., hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with some intertextual black and white illustration, green or red cloth. 1: 216 pages; 2: 300 pages; 3: 216 pages; 4: 332 pages; 5: 293 pages All very good, clean sturdy hard covers with moderate shelf wear and slight exterior soiling. Only vol. one has a dustjacket

$9.50

COLUMBIA (Columbia Granfonola) Greek Records [ Record Catalog ]

By Columbia Records (Columbia Granfonola)

New York, New York: Columbia, 1918. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good. Text in Greek. Octavo, 7 1/4" tall, 16 pages, wire saddle stitch, color wraps. A very good copy over all, generally clean, paper lightly yellowed light exterior wear

$16.50

1886: the Pennsylvania State Almanac and Household Guide

By Wells, Richardson & Co.

Burlington, Vermont: Wells, Richardson & Co., 1886. First edition. Original Wraps. Good. This copy appears to be an advertising premium issued by " T. P. Garber, Greenville, Mercer Co., PA, dealer in drugs and medicines. "Octavo, 8" tall, 30 pages, wire saddle stitch, decorative color printed wraps with a threat tie at top of spine. A good, generally clean, soft cover pamphlet with moderate shelf wear and light exterior soiling ; binding loose, wire stitch rusting and staining surrounding paper at gutter, paper moderately yellowed but one leaf partially (about 1/2 pages 29-30) torn away.

$12.50

The World's Progress: A Dictionary of Dates. Being a Chronological and Alphabetical Record of All Essential Facts in the Progress of Society, from the creation of the world to August, 1867, with a chart.

By George P. Putnam (editor);

New York, New York: G. P. Putnam's Son, 1867. Revised Edition. Decorative Leather. Good. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, fold out chart + 656 pages + chronological tables (195 pages) + index (100 pages), decorative green cloth, with gilt spine titles. A good, originalhard cover over all with significant shelf wear and rubbing at the extremities, spine cloth torn a re-glued at one edge darkened, with exterior soiling; hinges cracked but secure, internal binding solid, paper moderately yellowed, with some foxing to end papers and scattered pencil marks. still a very useful original copy.

$19.00

A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary.
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A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary.

By Simon Winchester,

New York, New York: Harper Collins (Harpercollins), 1998. Early Printing. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, xi + 242 pages, black boards. A near fine clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper slightly yellowed. In a near fine dust jacket with original price.

$6.50

Character Sketches of Romance Fiction and the Drama; volume VII (single 7only) ; revised American Edition of The Reader's Handbook; (Iillustrated--issued in eight volumes complete)

By Rev. E. (Ebenezer) Cobham Brewer

New York, New York: Selmar Hess, 1901. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. Very Good -/Without dust jacket. Single vol. 7 only covering 'Skeggs to trotter'. Quarto, 11 7/8" tall v + 152 pages + 5 photogravures + 48 wood engravings, gilt fore-edges, gilt titles and gilt and black decorations on olive green cloth. Still a very good copy despite the major flaws: the book has apparently been dropped and both hinges are cracked (though secure) and the decorative front had been exposed to edge tears and wear; internal binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed; the cover cloth his worn at the spine and starting to fray at the edges, fore-edges rubbed.

$12.50

Liberty of Conscience, Roger Williams in America

By Edwin S. Gaustad; forward by Nathan O. Hatch

Valley Forge, Pa: Judson Press, 1999. Second printing. Original Wraps. Near Fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, xiv + 229 pages, stiff pictorialwraps. A fine clean and neat paperback over all with light exterior shelf wear; binding tight, paper white.

$7.50

Sciencefiction and Fantasy Pseudonyms [Science Fiction]

By Barry McGhan (compiler)

Cleveland, Ohio: Misfit Press, 1976. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 70 pages, wire sidestitch, stiff white wraps. A very good, clean neat soft cover with minor exterior wear and light soiling; binding tight.

$7.50

Catalog of Victor Records. [including Victor Red Seal Records] a catalog of the music America Loves Best on RCA Victor Records (September, 1950)

By RCA Service Division, Radio Corporation of America / His Masters Voice: EMI Records

Camden, New Jersey: RCA Victor Division, 1950. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good. 12mo, 8 1/2" tall, 240 pages, wire side stitch, stiff printed wraps. A good, clean, neat original soft cover copy with minor exterior shelf wear, one corner creased, but printed on cheap paper which is moderately yellowed.

$6.50

The Emily Post Book of Etiquette for Young People

By Elizabeth L. Post [ Emily Post ]

New York, New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1967. Early Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Good +. This printing of the first edition was produced for the Book-of-the-Month Club, published by the original publisher, and is exactly the same as the regular editionOctavo, 9 1/2" tall, viii + 238 pages, green cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a good plus, edge worn dust jacket.

$6.50

A Harvest of World Folk Tales

By Milton Rugoff; illustrated by Joseph Low

New York, New York: Viking Press, 1949. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Sold as a good reference copy only. Octavo, 8 2/3" tall, xviii + 734 pages with intertextual black and white illustration, beige cloth. A good, sturdy hard cover first edition over all, with moderate shelf wear and light exterior soiling, edge fraying and a short 1/2" tear to the spine cloth ; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with slight foxing to the endpapers. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

The Family Handyman: July, 1954; Vol. 4, No. 3 ; Do-it-yourself magazine; How to:make a play shelter, install an attic fan build kitchen cabnets, repair cement sidealks, construct a barbecue, be an expert at painting,

By Harold Joseph Highland editor et al

New York, New York: Universal Publishing, 1954. First edition. Stiff Pictorial Wraps. Very good. 'plus 109 other money saving features.' A single original magazine Quarto, 10 3/4" talk, 98 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A very good, original periodical, generally clean with light shelf wear and color fading, binding solid, paper moderately yellowed.

$7.50

The Home Craftsman: July-August, 1934; Vol. 3, No. 4 ; Plans and Hints for the Handyman: Furniture you can build at home,

By H. J. Hobbs, L. A. Burton editor et al

New York, New York: The Home Craftsman Publishing, 1934. First edition. Stiff Pictorial Wraps. Very good. A single original magazine. Quarto, 10" talk, pages 97 to 128, stiff pictorial wraps. A very good, original periodical, generally clean with moderate shelf wear spine rubbed, binding still solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$7.50

Do Not Sell at Any Price
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Do Not Sell at Any Price

By Amanda Petrusich

New York, New York: Scribner, 2014. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 260 pages, biege boards, orange cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear, slight bumping at one corner; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$19.00

The Complete Illustrated History of the Aztec & Maya [previously published in two volumes The Lost History of the Aztec & Maya and The Aztec & Maya: Life in an Ancient Civilization]

By Charles Phillips

New York, New York: Hermes House, 2006. First American edition. Pictorial Hard Cover. Near fine/Near fine. Quarto, 12" tall, 512 pages, color illustration throughout, illustrated boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear to the covers, hinges and binding solid. In a near fine lightly worn dust jacket. This is a large and heavy volume and will require slightly more postage.

$28.50

Selected Prose & Poetry of Rudyard Kipling: in one volume (authorized edition); Ballads; Barrack-Room Ballads; The Light that Failed; City of the Dreadful Night; Plain Tales from the Hills; Soldiers Three; Mine Own People; In Black and White; The Phantom Rickshaw and Other Ghost Tales; Under the Deodars; Wee Willie Winkie; The Story of the Gadsbys; Departmental Ditties and Other Verses

By Rudyard Kipling

Garden City, New York: Garden City/ Doubleday, 1937. Reprint. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Good. Single volume. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 1030 pages, reddened top fore-edge, gilt spine titles, red cloth. A very good, clean and sturdy hard cover edition over all, with minor shelf wear; hinges craked but secure, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with foxing to the endpapers and a previous owner's bookplate on the front endpaper. In a good, moderately worn dust jacket.

$16.50

Encyclopedie desOuvrages de Dames (Bibliotheque D.M.C.) nouvelle edition revue et augmentee

By Therese de Dillmont

Alsac, France: Dollfus-Mieg & co, c. 1920. New Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good/Without dust jacket. Text in French. 24mo, 5 1/2" tall, 826 pages + approx. 40 ads, decorative endpapers, decorative green cloth. This is a good reference copy only, well worn and rubbed at all corners with cloth fraying at back strip edges top and bottom and at exterior hinge edge, hinges cracked but still secure, internal binding solid, paper moderately yellowed with front endpaper out..

$12.50

A School Atlas of English History (a companion atlas to 'The Student's History of England' by Samuel Rawson Gardiner

By Samuel Rawson Gardiner

London, England: Longmans, Green & Co., 1907. New Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Small quarto, 8 1/2" tall, 8 pages + 88 map plates + 23 index pages, gilt titles, blue embossed cloth. A good clean hard cover edition with general shelf wear, worn through and chipped at all corners, front hinge cracked but secure, interior binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. A very sturdy and usable copy but not pretty.

$9.50

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

The Harvard Guide to Influential Books: 113 eminent Harvard professors discuss the books that have shaped their thinking
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The Harvard Guide to Influential Books: 113 eminent Harvard professors discuss the books that have shaped their thinking

By C. Maury Devine, Claudia M. Dissel & Kim D. Parrish

New York, New York: Harper & Row, 1986. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Near fine. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 302 pages, maroon cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, BUT paper moderately yellowed, in a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present

$12.50

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