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The Paintings of Charles Bird King : 1785-1862
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The Paintings of Charles Bird King : 1785-1862

By Cosentino, Andrew J.

Smithsonian Inst Pr. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. 0874743362 . About Near Fine, tan cloth, ends and corners rubbed. Dust jacket; edges rubbed, inventory label on rear panel. Not price clipped. Archival clear cover. 213 pp. Profusely illustrated. Bibliography (includes): Unpublished Sources, Books and Reports, Catalogs, Newspapers, Periodicals, Other Sources. Published in conjunction with the exhibition held at the National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, November 4, 1977 - January 22, 1978.. ; 1785-1862; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 214 pages .

$33.75

ABC : Book of Health  Book of Health
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ABC : Book of Health Book of Health

By Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Fine. 1920. Softcover. B001190ID8 . Original wraps with center staples. Exceptionally nice copy of this clean, educational coloring book with the ORIGINAL two faced letter to the parent. Side one introduces the booklet and offers a tinted (colored) representation of page 13 - to guide the child. the reverse offers 12 "Questions for Mothers and Fathers" all related to promoting good health, such as #1 Does your child get proper rest? (with explanation) and #12 "Have you had your child immunized. against diphtheria and vaccinated for smallpox." A very nice piece of history with some surface scuff, other wise bright and clean with clean sharp corners and edges. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 16 pages .

$11.25

Shadow in the Bridge World
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Shadow in the Bridge World

By Wiss, Mike Dorn

White Rock, BC: JBF Press. Very Good+. 1993. Softcover. Signed by Author; 0969721307 . Signed by the author. Some surface warping and a readers crease. A collection of thirteen short stories of bridge told with humour and panache, and played in varied locations: on a Hawai`ian cruise, on a corporate jet, on a Rocky Mountain train ride, in an exclusive country club, and many other settings. Lauded by Eric Kokish of the Montreal Gazette,Alan Truscott of the New York Times, Linda Lee of Canadian Masterpoint, Paul Soloway, world #1 masterpoint holder, Zia, man about world, and many other top professionals. ; 8.40 X 5.50 X 0.70 inches; 200 pages .

$6.00

Hooked on Roosters
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Hooked on Roosters

By Stockman, Constance A.

Constance Stockman. Fine. 1992. First Edition. Softcover. Signed by Author; B000FIORGK . "The Story of the International Roosterfish Tournament and the people who fished it the first 25 years. Signed and inscribed on the title page. "To Peggy Peck (?) in appreciation for your work and support on the 1993-94 N.C.C.A.A. Board of Directors, Sincerely Connie." and again "Constance Stockman" ; 8.40 X 5.30 X 0.60 inches .

$6.00

A Defective Santa Clause
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A Defective Santa Clause

By Riley, James Whitcomb

Indianapolis,: The Bobbs-Merrill Co. Very Good. 1904. First Edition. Hardcover. 78 pp Illustrations by Relyea and Vawter. Six single page reddish vignettes; 4 in the front and 2 in the back. Cover design by Margaret Armstrong (216, Gullans & Espey) Green cloth with gilt wreath, holly leaf and gilt berry design; fadded along the spine and edges, gold slightly dulled, corner tips bumped. Frontis with tissue cover, torn with a few fox spots. A sweet inscription gift card taped onto the ffep "With sincire love/to dear Cousni (cousin)/ Grace/ Emma." written directly below the card is "Christmas, 1904" Riley was a best selling American poet. ; 8vo .

$45.00

Pepacton
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Pepacton

By Burroughs, John

Boston: Houghton and Mifflin. Near Fine. 1881. Hardcover. Pp. iv, [5], 10-280. Near fine green cloth clean and bright stamped black boarder and gilt title and decoration; ends and corners rubbed. A collection of essays by the great naturalist and philosopher as he journeys down the Delaware River. ; 8vo .

$22.50

Allan Pinkerton: The Eye Who Never Slept
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Allan Pinkerton: The Eye Who Never Slept

By Mackay, James A.

Mainstream Publishing. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. 1851588256 . Clean, straight copy. Illustrated with b&w photographs. 256 pp. Notes and Index. Somewhat scuffed jacket with a small tear at the fold, (now in an archival cover). Page 170 has a chip from the edge, not involving the text. The biography of Glaswegian Allan Pinkerton, who went to America and founded a nationwide police system more than half a century before the FBI was thought of, and a global network of agents which anticipated Interpol by many years. This book covers many of his cases, including the foiled attempt on Lincoln's life uncovered by Kate Waren, the first woman detective. ; 9.13 X 6.22 X 1.26 inches; 256 pages .

$10.50

Seven Dirty Words: The Life and Crimes of George Carlin
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Seven Dirty Words: The Life and Crimes of George Carlin

By Sullivan, James

Da Capo Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. 9780306818295 . 261 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Carlin's comic material represents the most enduring legacy of the countercultural revolution of the 1960's. He came to embody the indefatigable questioning of authority that was the true legacy of the 1960's. ; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1.10 inches .

$15.00

Marquis deMores At War in the Bad Lands
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Marquis deMores At War in the Bad Lands

By Burdick, Usher L.

Fargo, ND. Good. 1929. First Edition. Softcover. Original blue paper wraps with black boarder and lettering. Saddle stapled binding. Frontispiece of Marquis deMores. 27pp. An account of the brief and contentious years the French Marquis spent in the Dakota badlands: conflicts with the old-time stockmen arising from his fencing of the open range, his trial for murder, and eventual failure of his packing plant at Medora (named after his wife)DeMores founded Medora ND, now known for the Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Edge chips, surface stains and soil and penned name. ; 8vo .

$15.00

A Chronological Record of Events at the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence  Area from 1805 to 1896 and A Record of Interments at the Fort Buford  Dakota Territory Post Cemetery, 1866 to 1895
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A Chronological Record of Events at the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Area from 1805 to 1896 and A Record of Interments at the Fort Buford Dakota Territory Post Cemetery, 1866 to 1895

By Innis, Ben

Williston, ND: Fort Buford 6th Infantry Regiment Ass'n., Inc.. Very Good. 1971. Softcover. Original blue stiff paper wraps. 34, typed pages. Cover edges toned with some edge stain. Overall a clean, type copy in exceptional condition. From the back: The... 6th infantry Regiment... is a recreation of the original 6th U.S. Infantry Regiment which mounted the first campaign against hostile Indians west of the Mississippi in the Arkikara War of 1823; escorted the Yellowstone Expedition of 1825..." Organized in 1962 the contemporary 6th Regiment is dedicated to restoration and promotion of Fort Union and Fort Buford. ; 8vo .

$15.00

Our American Heritage
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Our American Heritage

By Jens, A.M. (Editor)

Chicago: Heritage House. Very Good. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Second printing, 5000 copies. Oversized 15" X 23". Containing the text of important documents of the United States of America, facsimile authographs, historical and inspiring illustrations. Padded leather with (now faded) gold cloth pastedown and gold foil, tissue intact endpaper. An about very good copy. Water damage to the preliminaries including the tissues causing discoloration and wrinkling. Shadowing caused by publisher paste/glue, along the top edge of pasted on texts and illustrations and corresponding facing pages. Former owner's name is embossed on the front cover. No tears or markings. A great resource or reference. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall .

$16.50

Luchow's German Cookbook: The story and the favorite dishes of America's  most famous German restaurant, with introduction by Ludwig Bemelmans.
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Luchow's German Cookbook: The story and the favorite dishes of America's most famous German restaurant, with introduction by Ludwig Bemelmans.

By Mitchell, Jan

Garden City, New York: Doubleday. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1965. Reprint. Hardcover. (1952). Brown cloth with gold emblem; minor wear to bent corner tips. Decorative endpapers. The dust jackets is edge worn with previously repaired tears and paper damage to the front panel. Now in a clear protective cover. 224 pp. The collected recipes were the first purely German to be published in America. Along with a full range of wonderful German recipes, is the rich physical description and history. "Through the doors of Luchow's pass all the famous people of the world." Montgomery Flagg, (American artist and illustrator). Luchow's, pronounced lü'-kov, with the "v" almost silent, was open from 1882-1986 and may be the longest running restaurant in America; when Prohibition was repealed in 1933, Luchow's was the recipient of the first café liquor license in New York City. Recipe sample: Lentils with Bauernwurst; Oysters Casino A La Luchow; Viennese Baked Chicken; Boiled Beef Hash Omelet; Gypsy Goulash with Spatzle; Strassbourg Truffle Sausage; Luchow's Potato Salad; Fried Apples with Onion. ; 8vo .

$22.50

Monstrous Depravity: A Jeremiad and Lamentation About Things to Eat
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Monstrous Depravity: A Jeremiad and Lamentation About Things to Eat

By Gould, John

New York: William Morrow. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. 224 pp. Illustrated by F. Wenderoth Saunders. Worn and bumped ends and edges with a slight lean. The dust jacket is not price clipped; edges are worn with a larger chip at the spine head. Clear cover on. A collection of regional stories in chapters, each with a full page humorous illustration and associated recipe. John Gould (1908- 2003) was a farmer, columnist and regional humorist (North Eastern) who wrote the weekly column "Dispatch from the farm for the Christian Monitor beginning in 1942. His columns offer dry wry Down East humor applied to small-town and rural subject matter written to appeal to city dwellers. ; 8vo .

$11.25

A History of U.S. Military Forces in Germany
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A History of U.S. Military Forces in Germany

By Nelson, Daniel J.

Westview Press. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1986. Hardcover. 0813373336 . Green cloth. Near Fine copy. Includes bibliographies and index. From the Westview Special Studies in Military Affairs series. ; 9.10 X 6 X 0.90 inches; 250 pp pages .

$48.75

Tobaccoland. A Book About Tobacco: Its History, Legends, Literature,  Cultivation, Social and Hygienic Influences, Commercial Development,  Industrial Processes and Governmental Regulation
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Tobaccoland. A Book About Tobacco: Its History, Legends, Literature, Cultivation, Social and Hygienic Influences, Commercial Development, Industrial Processes and Governmental Regulation

By Werner, Carl Avery

New York: The Tobacco Leaf Publishing Co.,. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition in the original brown cloth with gilt. Very good with rubbed edges. 474 pp. Index. Illustrated with b & w photographs, graphs, drawings. Frontispiece of Sir Walter Raleigh; cover and drawings by Paul Avery Werner. The author restructured a previously authored textbook on the subject "...telling the public the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth about tobacco." An extensive study of tobacco's history and use as well as a great primary resource of the era of publication. Preliminary pages are just beginning to separate, the previous owner's (two) have neatly written/stamped their name on the ffep and blank; otherwise a handsome copy. ; 8vo .

$48.00

Charles Kuralt's America
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Charles Kuralt's America

By Kuralt, Charles

[New York]: Putnam Adult. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1995. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780399140839 . Boards are clean, not bumped. Fore edges have a tiny bit of shelf wear. Interior is clean and legible. Not remaindered. Dust Jacket is in Near Fine condition. Not chipped or crinkled. Not price clipped. Kuralt takes us to Montana in September and Alaska in June, deep into Cajun country in winter and along the North Carolina mountains in spring. He explores Charleston and the Florida Keys, the cost of Maine and the deserts of New Mexico, the boundary water of northern Minnesota and the back roads of Vermont. ; 9.10 X 5.90 X 1.20 inches; 279 pp pages .

$5.25

Norman Rockwell's Americana ABC
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Norman Rockwell's Americana ABC

By Rockwell, Norman; George Mendoza

New York: Dell Pub. Co. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1975. Hardcover. 0440059445 . A beautiful copy in red cloth, stamped in blind and silver with silver lettering. The dust jacket has a small chip on one corner and a bit of wear on the other corners and ends. Not price clipped (5.95) with an additional price sticker on the front cover ($5.95). The letters of the alphabet are introduced through the iconic art of Rockwell and poetry of George Mendoza. ; 10.90 X 8.80 X 0.40 inches .

$22.50

Let Us Build Us a City, Eleven Lost Towns
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Let Us Build Us a City, Eleven Lost Towns

By Harington, Donald

San Diego, New York & London: Harcourt. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. 0151501009 . 490 pp. 67 B&W photographs and 12 maps. General edge soil and wear. Not price clipped. "(Harington's) book is the story of communities that aspired to dignity and achieved serenity." The towns are located in Arkansas, and the book offers an intriguing travel log of the state, but the story could be of any area or state in the U.S. founded in prosperous days dwindling to a church, post office, general store or gas station along with a few ramshackle houses. ; 9.50 X 6.30 X 1.50 inches; 490 pages .

$9.00

Mark Twain's Library of Humor
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Mark Twain's Library of Humor

By Twain, Mark. (Samuel Clemens)

New York: Bonanza. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. xxviii, 707 pp. Illustrated by E.W. Kemble. With a new forward by Clarence Cohdes. Originally published in 1888. A sampling from America's most popular Humorists of the ninteenth century representing the varied regions of the country. The introduction by Dr. Clarence Gohdes relate the history of the volume and Clemens' role as compiler and editor. Overall a very nice copy. Edges and ends are soft and rubbed. Dust Jacket edges slightly toned and worn. ; 8vo .

$13.50

Hot, Flat, and Crowded  Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can  Renew America
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Hot, Flat, and Crowded Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America

By Friedman, Thomas L.

[New York]: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2008. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780374166854 . "Already the earth is being affected in ways that threaten to make it dangerously unstable. In just a few years, it will be too late to fix things---unless the United States steps up now and takes the lead in a worldwide effort to replace our wasteful, inefficient energy practices with a strategy for clean energy, energy efficiency, and conservation that Friedman calls Code Green."; 9.10 X 6.40 X 1.30 inches; 448 pp pages .

$9.00

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