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The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins
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The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins

By Dr. Seuss

New York: Vanguard Press. Very Good- in Fair dust jacket. 1938. Hardcover. Early issue. Reversed hats on endpages. Price clipped dust jacket. Red hat only illustration. Black paper on board with red cloth spine. Un paginated. Boards edges and corners rubbed worn; text clean and bright. Dust jacket bright but with missing portions along the edges with previous tape repairs to tears on the back cover & flap fold; some staining on the "50" of 500 and the "A" of hats. Now in an archival cover. Additional pictures upon request. ; 8vo .

$127.50

Important Numismatic Books: Featuring works from the Library of Dorothy  Gershenson, Many of Which Were Formerly in the Libraries of Wyte Raymond,  David Bullowa and Chapman Brothers. (Auction Sale Eleven) June, 1982
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Important Numismatic Books: Featuring works from the Library of Dorothy Gershenson, Many of Which Were Formerly in the Libraries of Wyte Raymond, David Bullowa and Chapman Brothers. (Auction Sale Eleven) June, 1982

By GEORGE FREDERICK KOLBE

MIssion Viejo, CA: George Frederick Kolbe. Very Good. 1982. Hardcover. Wire bound in original printed card cover. 96 pp. 1123 items, some with photographs. Some light spotting especially on the title and last page, minor cover crease and wear at the binding. Complete title: 1982 Convention of International Numismatics / Auction Sale Eleven / Important Numismatic Books / Featuring Works from the library of Dorothy Gershenson, Many of which were formerly in the libraries of Wayte Raymond, David Bullowa and Chapman Brothers; Important duplicates from the library of George Bennett and The Property of Other Prominent Numismatist. June 11th, 1982 Auction. ; 8vo .

$24.00

The Brides Cook Book: A Gift from the Merchants of San Francisco
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The Brides Cook Book: A Gift from the Merchants of San Francisco

By Briggs, Edgar William (Anon.)

San Francisco,CA: Pacific Coast Publishing. Very Good+. 1918. First Thus. Hardcover. Probable date,1918 from the endorsement on page 5. Gray paper on board with black lettering. 114 pp. Illustrated. Endpaper advertisments. About near fine with bumped corners and edge dents and light cover spotting; interior has shadows from news clippings, page 74 has light scuff. Replete with local and surrounding area advertisements. Still attached are 6 of the original tear-out coupons with the 7th laid in. Also laid in is an ad for Yosemite Taxicab of unknown source. Published in accordance with the WWI standards as per US Food Admin. California, "The recipes in the Bride's Cook Book have been carefully examined… By following the Wheatless and Surgarless recipes the Housewife is performing a patriotic duty…" A very nice piece of CA history. Uncommon. OCLC shows 3 holdings. Bitting, 60 lists the 1911 & 1915 editions only. ; 8vo .

$43.50

Secrets from Pocono Kitchens
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Secrets from Pocono Kitchens

By Women's Auxiliary Stroudsburg Presbyterian Church

Women's Auxiliary Stroudsburg, PA. Very Good. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Publishers illustrated stiff paper covers in spiral binding. 450 pp. With local ads. Frontispiece of Stroudsburg Presbyterian Church. The Forward is a Henry Van Dyke quote. Illustrated profusely. There are 11 illustrations of historical buildings or areas each with unique captions such as "Cherry Valley Church built in 1828 on historic property known as Shaws Meadows, originally owned by John McDowell who married Nicholas DePuys' grand daughter [sic]." Of interest are short penciled notes (some in red) of the original owner, long time resident Una Kestler Stemple. She adds her personal knowledge to 3 locations and occasional contributor. Recipes are reproductions of signed, handwritten originals. Advertisements of local business, many with hand drawn lettering and illustration. Condition: one of the wire end is short thus the bottom punch hole to be broken through to page 11; the cover has surface soil and some spotting. The contents are clean except for the penciled notes name penned on the ffep. The quaint full page section illustrations are attributed to "DT." Table of Contents: Beverages and Canapes; Soups; Fish, Fowl and Game; Cheese and Eggs; Meats; Vegetables and Luncheon Dishes; Breads; Salads, Dressings and Sauces; Desserts and Pastries; Cakes and Cookies; Candies; Pickles and Preserves; How to Cook a Husband; Index to Recipes; Equivalents; Food to Serve 50 People; Finale. Rare. Four first edition copies found on OCLC. ; 8vo .

$135.00

The Derrydale Cook Book of Fish and Game.Volume 1&2 w/slipcase

By De Gouy, L.P. (Louis Pullig)

New York: The Derrydale Press. Near Fine. 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Limited numbered 794 of 1250. Complete in 2 Volumes. Vol. 1: 308 pp. Vol. 2: 330 pp. Some color loss on the ends of each volume and corners of the slipcase; light evidience of use including owner's name penned neatly with Christmas, 1938 in each volume. A handsome set of this scarce collectible set. OCLC shows 1 copy held of this first edition. ; 8vo .

$187.50

Art of the Embroiderer
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Art of the Embroiderer

By Charles Germain de Saint-Aubin & Nikki Scheuer & Edward Maeder

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. 0875871100 . Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1983. First edition. Hardcover in the original slipcase, (no dust jacket as issued.) Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name shown at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 1983. 192 pp including index; Illustrations throughout, including numerous color plates, a facsimile of the original text In French and engravings; commentaries by Edward Maeder. Translated and annotated by Nikki Scheuer. 4to.. A handsome copy, light finger smudges makes this a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine slipcase. ; 12.10 X 9.30 X 1.20 inches; 192 pp pages .

$37.50

SONGS OF INNOCENCE AND OF EXPERIENCE; Showing the Two Contrary States of  the Human Soul / 1789 - 1795 / The Author & Printer William Blake   [Facsimile]
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SONGS OF INNOCENCE AND OF EXPERIENCE; Showing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul / 1789 - 1795 / The Author & Printer William Blake [Facsimile]

By Blake, William

New York & Paris: The Orion Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1967. Hardcover. Blue cloth over boards, (dull) gilt lettered spine otherwise without decoration; the matching blue cloth slipcase has two colored plates reproducing the original title page on the front and back. Facing each of the 54 color plates (original numbers) is the text of the poem printed in letterpress, and following it is Sir Geoffrey Keynes's commentary. About very good with a large discolored spot (lightening) on the back board with similar, but considerably smaller areas on the slipcase corners. Gift inscription. Otherwise a clean, tight copy without marks or tears. ; 8vo .

$21.00

At Bertram's Hotel
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At Bertram's Hotel

By Christie, Agatha

New York: Dodd, Mead & Co. Good in Good dust jacket. 1966. Second Printing.. Hardcover. Ex. Library. Dust jacket is adhered to the book along with residue of pocket removal, slightly cocked with spotting on the top edge. In the original, library applied protective clear cover, which although quite old is still clear. Stamped inside with the date of 1967. Not priced clipped. Else a clean copy. ; 8vo.; 272pp pages .

$11.25

Vogue Fashion News: Patterns. The Important Imports
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Vogue Fashion News: Patterns. The Important Imports

Vogue. Very Good. 1969. Softcover. April, 1969. The newsmaking dresses; the couturier costumes. Paper wraps. 8 pp. A book of available Vogue patterns by Jean Patou; Pierre Cardin; Christian Dior; Sybil Connolly; Valentino; Molyneux; Oscar De la Renta; Bill Blass; Chester Weinberg. Two head wrap pattern numbers by Halston. Stamped on the back with "Home Silk Shop" including full San Diego CA address and 5 digit phone number. About very good with a fold crease, wrinkles and minor edge wear. ; 8vo .

$7.50

Vogue Fashion News: Patterns. The Dress Couturier Style
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Vogue Fashion News: Patterns. The Dress Couturier Style

Vogue. Very Good. 1969. Softcover. May, 1969. Paper wraps. 8 pp. A book of available Vogue patterns by Galtzine; Pierre Cardin; Jean Patou; Simonetta; Pierre Balmain;Jacques Heim; Forquet; Guy Laroche. Stamped on the back with "Home Silk Shop" including full San Diego CA address and 5 digit phone number. Very good with a fold crease, corner crease and 2 bottom edge nicks. ; 8vo .

$7.50

GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES. With a Foreword By Louis Untermeyer.
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GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES. With a Foreword By Louis Untermeyer.

By Grimm, Wilhelm Jakob Grimm

The Easton Press. As New. 1980. Hardcover. Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1980. Full Leather, Decorative Gilt. Book Condition: As New. illustrated; Royal blue leather, with decorative designed gilt stamped binding, Raised spine bands. All edges gilt, gold tone moire fabric endsheets, attached satin ribbon page marker.; 8vo ; 330 pp pages .

$45.00

Book of Nursery and Mother Goose Rhymes
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Book of Nursery and Mother Goose Rhymes

By de Angeli, Marguerite

Garden City N. Y.: Doubleday & Co.. Fair. 1954. Hardcover. Tan cloth with blue & orange lettering. 192 pp. de Angeli's beautiful illustrations throughout, many are in full color. Index. Worn ends and corners, soiled cover along with finger soil and spots inside. Loose (not broken) front hinge. A nice reading copy. ; 8vo .

$13.50

Twelfth Annual report of the Interstate Commerce Commission, January 11,  1899.
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Twelfth Annual report of the Interstate Commerce Commission, January 11, 1899.

Washington: Government Printing Office. Near Fine. 1899. Hardcover. Chapters include: Investigation at Portland, Oreg.; Investigation of Coal Rates; Power of Commission over Rates; Unreasonable Rates; Statistics of Railways; Safety Appliances etc. (complete contents at request). 276 pp., indexed. Brown textured buckram with gold lettering on the spine. Board panels are lightly scuffed and the spine ends are soft/bumped; the board edges and corners tips are also lightly shelf worn. Two tiny nicks on the fore edge of the first 5 leaves. Overall an exceptionally nice copy. ; 8vo .

$52.50

Twice-Told Tales  ; World's Best Reading
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Twice-Told Tales ; World's Best Reading

By Hawthorne, Nathaniel & Lars Hokanson & Henry Wadsworth Longfellow & Edgar Allan Poe

Reader's Digest Association. Fine. 1989. Hardcover. 0895773325 . Hardcover in blue boards w black cloth spine, in Fine unmarked condition no jacket ; World's Best Reading; 8.70 X 6.10 X 1.30 inches; 335 pp pages .

$7.50

The Pilgrim's Progress
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The Pilgrim's Progress

By Bunyan, John

Old Time Gospel Hour. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1979. Hardcover. Hardcover in burgundy boards in Near Fine condition no jacket .

$7.50

A Passage to India  ; The World's Best Reading
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A Passage to India ; The World's Best Reading

By Forster, E. M. & Christopher Magadini & Scott Russell Sanders

Reader's Digest Association. Fine with no dust jacket. 1989. Hardcover. 0895773341 . Hardcover in burgundy boards in Fine condition no jacket ; The World's Best Reading; 9.20 X 6.20 X 1.30 inches; 302 pp pages .

$7.50

JOURNAL OF RESEARCHES BY CHARLES DARWIN INTO THE NATURAL HISTORY & GEOLOGY  OF THE COUNTRIES VISITED DURING THE VOYAGE OF H.M.S.BEAGLE,ETC.
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JOURNAL OF RESEARCHES BY CHARLES DARWIN INTO THE NATURAL HISTORY & GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTRIES VISITED DURING THE VOYAGE OF H.M.S.BEAGLE,ETC.

By Darwin, Charles

Heritage Press. Near Fine. 1957. Hardcover. Hardcover 1957 Robert Gibbings (illustrator). Introduction by Gavin de Beer. Hard Cover. Near Fine in a Near Fine slipcase, no dj ; 8vo ; 489 pp pages .

$15.00

Franklin the Apostle of Modern Times
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Franklin the Apostle of Modern Times

By Fay, Bernard

Little Brown and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardback 1929 First Edition in blue cloth boards Book has Edge wear appearance of light use no jacket ; 8vo ; 547 pp pages .

$15.00

Fifty-Five Men ; The Story Of The American Constitution. The Fifty-Five  Signers Of The Declaration Of Independence
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Fifty-Five Men ; The Story Of The American Constitution. The Fifty-Five Signers Of The Declaration Of Independence

By Rodell, Fred

[New York]: The Telegraph Press. Very Good. 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition 1936 Hardcover in brown boards. Book Condition: VG Collectible - Acceptable. Book has appearance of light use No Jacket" The Story Of The American Constitution. The Fifty-Five Signers Of The Declaration Of Independence. " ; 8vo ; 277 pp pages .

$14.25

Benjamin Franklin
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Benjamin Franklin

By Van Doren, Carl

Viking Press. Very Good. 1938. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover 1938 First Edition Second Printing Book Condition Very Good brown cloth boards No DJ. ; 8vo ; 843 pp pages .

$7.50

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