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Anatomy of Europe: A detailed, provocative guide to the workings and institutions of Western Europe--politicians, students, tourists, tycoons, workers and technocrats

By Sampson, Anthony

New York: Harper & Row, 1968. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First American Edition. Map endpapers. 462 pages with index. The author of Anatomy of Britain shows how the countries of Europe are alike or at odds. Dark blue boards with silver lettering. Clean and unmarked..

$7.00

Ghosts of Everest: The Search for Mallory & Irvine
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Ghosts of Everest: The Search for Mallory & Irvine

By Hemmleb, Jochen; Simonson, Eric R.; Johnson, Larry A.; Nothdurft, William E

Seattle, WA: Mountaineers Books, 1999. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 205 pages with Notes, Appendices, Index and information about the authors. Stated first edition, 1999. "Exclusive team story & startling discoveries from the expedition that discovered Mallory's body." Signed by Larry A. Johnson on the title page; otherwise clean and unmarked with slight wear to dustjacket..

$15.00

Old and Curious Playing Cards: Their History and Types from Many Countries and Periods

By Morley, H. T

Secaucus, NJ: The Wellfleet Press / Booksales, Inc. / Brackon Books, 1989. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 235 pages with Index. Contents include references, subscribers, history, Tarocchi & Atouts, Asiatic cards, European cards, English cards, musical cards, names in various countries, suit signs, taxes on cards, early manufacture, games, Indian diety, stories of gamblers, etc. 16 color plates that first appeared in "Devils Picture Books" by Van Renesselaer in 1892. 24 color illustrations plus black & white drawings throughout. Nice clean copy with light spotting & dent to top page edges..

$8.50

Picture Book of Pennsylvania

By Bailey, Bernadine

Chicago: Albert Whitman and Company, 1950. Book. Illus. by Wiese, Kurt. Very Good. Hardcover. Unpaginated, approximately 28 pages. Illustrated by both color and black & white drawings. Light brown/orange boards with pictorial pastedown on front cover. Covers worn with small stain to pastedown. Inscription in blue pencil on title page. Pictorial endpapers depict the state seal and the state flower..

$6.50

The Observer: A New Edition in Three Volumes. Vol II

By Cumberland, R. Esq

London: Printed for J. Richardson and Co., 1822. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 350 pages. Red leather binding with gilt decoration. Spine and cover edges are dark. Title on spine: British Essayists / Observer / Vol. II. All edges gilt. Cracked at front endpaper. Stamp on front endpaper: Brook House, East Grinstead. Small volume measuring 6 3/8" x 4" -- Volume 2 only..

$20.00

Paris Journal 1944-1965. Janet Flanner (Genet)
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Paris Journal 1944-1965. Janet Flanner (Genet)

By Shawn, William (Editor)

New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1977. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. First Edition. 615 pages with Index plus information about Janet Flanner. Stated first Harvest edition 1977. "selections from...a series that appeared in the New Yorker from 1925 to 1975 over the signature ' Genêt.' With clarity and authority, Flanner writes about the arts, the politics, and the economy of postwar Paris...the era in which Roosevelt and Matisse die, Françoise Sagan bursts on the literary scene, & Josephine Baker stages a comeback.".

$16.00

True Irish Ghost Stories: Authentic Tales of Haunted Houses, Banshees, Poltergeists and Other Supernatural Phenomena
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True Irish Ghost Stories: Authentic Tales of Haunted Houses, Banshees, Poltergeists and Other Supernatural Phenomena

By Seymour, St. John D. and Harry L. Neligan

New York: Galahad Books, 1993. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 174 pages with Index of Place Names. "This collection...was compiled entirely from accounts sent in by correspondence from all over Ireland, and the stories have been classified by area. Every effort was made to include only items which carry the stamp of authenticity." Clean and unmarked with some wear to dustjacket..

$9.50

Hannah Senesh: Her Life And Diary, the First Complete Edition

By Senesh, Hannah

New York: Schocken Books, 1979. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 257 pages with Poems. Spine uncreased; appears unread. Top corner bent on first few pages. Text clean and unmarked..

$10.50

The 1970's: Decades of the 20th Century. The Hulton Getty Picture Collection
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The 1970's: Decades of the 20th Century. The Hulton Getty Picture Collection

By Yapp, Nick

Köln: Könemann, 1998. Book. Fine. Soft cover. 393 pages plus Index and Picture Licensing Information. Text in English, French and German. Black and white photos throughout. Chapters: Introduction / Movers and Shakers / Conflict / Terrorism / Issues / Cinema / The Arts / Pop / Fashion / Youth / Sport / Children / All Human Life. Clean and unmarked; as new..

$14.50

The 1920s: Decades of the 20th Century. The Hulton Getty Picture Collection
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The 1920s: Decades of the 20th Century. The Hulton Getty Picture Collection

By Yapp, Nick

Köln: Könemann, 1998. Book. Fine. Soft cover. 393 pages plus Index and Picture Licensing Information. Text in English, French and German. Black and white photos throughout. Chapters on Introduction / Movers and Shakers / Haves and Have-nots / Work / Leisure / Entertainment / Fashion and the Arts / Science / Transport / Sport / Children / All Human Life. Clean and unmarked; as new..

$14.00

Whistler's Mother's Cook Book

By MacDonald, Margaret (Editor)

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1979. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 144 pages with Index. Contains 89 recipes from the manuscript book of recipes kept by Anna McNeill Whistler, the painter's mother. The recipes are presented "both as Mrs. Whistler set them down and in edited versions to make them practical for the modern cook." Price-clipped dustjacket with a few scuffs..

$8.00

The 1930's: Decades of the 20th Century. The Hulton Getty Picture Collection
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The 1930's: Decades of the 20th Century. The Hulton Getty Picture Collection

By Yapp, Nick

Köln: Könemann, 1998. Book. Fine. Soft cover. 391 pages plus Index and Picture Licensing Information. Text in English, French and German. Black and white photos throughout. Chapters: Introduction / Earning a Living / Haves and Have-nots / Unrest / Leisure / Cinema / Entertainment and the Arts / Science / Transport / Sport / Children / All Human Life / Heading for War. Clean and unmarked; as new..

$12.00

Histoire De Cromwell, D'Après les Mémoires du temps et les Recueils Parlementaires .. Tome Second

By Villemain, M

Paris: Ches Maradan, Libraire, 1819. Book. Full-Leather. First Edition. 430 pages. Volume 2 only. Written in French language. Brown full-leather binding, with gilt lettering and decoration on spine; leather scuffed at corners. Leather missing from approximately 1/7th of spine at top. Blue marbled endpapers, darkened around the edges. Light foxing throughout most of text and endpapers..

$24.00

Rare & Early Prints of Reading (Pennsylvania)

By Reading Eagle Company

Reading, PA: Reading Eagle Company, 1968. Book. Fine. Soft cover. 39 pages.Illustrated by color plates. "Early prints and pictures gathered through years of search by J. Bennett Nolan." Printed on the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the founding of the Reading Eagle Company. Supplement to the Reading Eagle, January 28, 1968. Slight waffle to back cover..

$13.00

1848: The Making of a Revolution

By Duveau, Georges / Carter, Anne (Translator)

New York: Vintage Books / Random House, 1967. Book. Illus. by Korn, Bob (Cover Design). Very Good. Mass Market Paperback. 254 pages with Biographical Dictionary, Bibliography and Index. Clean and unmarked text with some wear and discoloration of white cover..

$5.00

Grace And Power: The Private World Of The Kennedy White House
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Grace And Power: The Private World Of The Kennedy White House

By Smith, Sally Bedell

New York: Random House Inc., 2004. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 608 pages with Index and Photographic Credits plus About the Author and About the Type. Stated First Edition. Clean and unmarked..

$11.50

James Monroe, Good Neighbor Boy

By Widdemer, Mabel Cleland

Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1959. Ex-Library. Illus. by Rawson, Maurice. Hardcover. First Edition. Childhood of Famous Americans series. Withdrawn from library, with usual library markings. Some tears to front and back flyleaf, with Brodart cover on dustjacket. A nice copy with bright, clean pages..

$18.00

Mandate For Change
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Mandate For Change

By Eisenhower, Dwight D

Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, 1963. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First edition after the printing of a limited edition of one thousand five hundred copies. This copy was inscribed by General Eisenhower on the fly leaf, to Mr. and Mrs. Gardiner. Dustjacket is very good, price clipped, slightly dirty with small tear & small stain on back. United States and Europe maps on endpapers. Book has slight wear at corners of spine..

$1050.00

The 1950's: Decades of the 20th Century. The Hulton Getty Picture Collection
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The 1950's: Decades of the 20th Century. The Hulton Getty Picture Collection

By Yapp, Nick

Köln: Könemann, 1998. Book. Fine. Soft cover. 393 pages plus Index and Picture Licensing Information. Text in English, French and German. Black and white photos throughout. Chapters: Introduction / Movers and Shakers / Conflict / Living with the Bomb / Black and White / Work / Leisure / Entertainment / The Arts / Fashion / Youth / Science / Transport / Sport / Children / All Human Life. Clean and unmarked; as new..

$14.50

London for Everyman

By Kent, William

Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1938. Book. Hardcover. 294 pages with Index. "48 pages of coloured maps of London" Contents: Quotations, Foreword, Note to Second Edition, Maps, Disposal of Time, Where to Stay, Where to Dine, Amusements, A Londoner's Calendar, Short History of London, Day Walks (7), Evening Walks (5), Extras, Some Interesting London Graves, America's Links with London, Days and Hours for visiting Public Buildings, Bibliography, and Index. Green cover with fading & spots, tanning inside covers, former owner's name inside front cover. It's been used, but still a neat little book..

$5.50

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