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Story of a Secret State
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Story of a Secret State

By Karski, Jan

Boston: Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1944. Hardcover. Red cloth. Clean, square and bright. Dust jacket is bright but edge worn with war time designation on the back flap. No price on the dust jacket, laid in is the original reprint blurb from the Decemeber BOMC. Jan Karski (1914-2000) was a Polish World War II resistance-movement soldier, and later a professor at Georgetown University. Story of a Secret State is his experiences in wartime Poland. ; 8vo .

$25.00

City in the Sand
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City in the Sand

By Chubb, Mary

[New York]: Thomas Y. Crowell. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1957. First American Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, Hardcover in red and black boards in black jacket w color illus. Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket with Clear protective cover. " This book tells the story of Mary Chubb's travels in Greece and Crete with friends and her time working with a team of archeologists in Iraq in 1932. " ; 8vo ; 213 pp pages .

$15.00

Three Geishas
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Three Geishas

By Yamata, Kikou

[New York]: The John Day Co.. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, Hardcover in gray boards w red cloth spine, in white jacket w color illus. Fine unmarked in Very Good jacket in Clear protective cover. jacket has Edge wear " In these true stories of three who found fame. " ; 8vo ; 253 pp pages .

$15.00

Sou'West in Wanderer IV
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Sou'West in Wanderer IV

By Hiscock, Eric C.

Oxford University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1973. Hardcover. 0192175289 . Hardcover in blue cloth boards in black jacket w color illus. Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket with Clear protective cover. " Eric Hiscock has had rich adventures in his life under sail--circumnavigating the globe no less than three times. In addition, his works Voyaging Under Sail and Cruising Under Sail provide the definitive references for ocean sailing. In this book, he recounts more of his travels in the Wanderer, in an exciting, informative account. " ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pp pages .

$10.00

The Flying Carpet
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The Flying Carpet

By Haliburton, Richard

Garden City, New York: Garden City Publishing. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1932. Hardcover. Beautiful black cloth with silver lettering and design to the spine and front board; soft ends. 352 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Original dust jacket with chips on ends and corners. Map endpages toned. Gift inscription in exceptionally nice calligraphy, dated 1935 on the recto of the frontispiece. This is the book written by Haliburton who In 1930 hired pioneer aviator Moye Stephens, for no pay but unlimited expenses, to fly him around the world in an open cockpit biplane. The modified Stearman C-3B was named the Flying Carpet after the magic carpet of fairy tales, subsequently the title of his 1932 best-seller. They embarked on "one of the most fantastic, extended air journeys ever recorded" taking 18 months to circumnavigate the globe, covering 33,660 miles (54,100 km) and visiting 34 countries.; 8vo .

$65.00

The Thanksgiving Dinner : A Christmas Memory
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The Thanksgiving Dinner : A Christmas Memory

By Copote, Truman

New York: Random House. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Hardcover. 103 pp. Fine copy of these two classic works in one volume, in matching slipcase. A straight copy with red publisher stain, no ownership or other markings. The final blank pages are partially uncut. The slipcase has worn corner tips. ; 8vo .

$22.00

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

By Dillard, Annie

Harper's Magazine Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1974. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0061219800 . First Edition, Hardcover in brown cloth boards in brown jacket w color illus. Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket with Clear protective cover. " Pilgrim at Tinker Creek is a personal narrative of the author. The book highlights one year's explorations on foot in the author's own neighborhood, one year's assaults and curiosities." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 271 pp pages .

$10.00

To Mrs. Fairbanks
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To Mrs. Fairbanks

By Twain, Mark

San Marino, CA: Huntington Library. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Edited by Dixon Wecter. Blue buckram with gilt lettering to the spine; in the original dust jacket. Xxx, 286, pp., with 6 illustrations. Indexed. Text edge soiling. The dust jacket is good only with chipping along the top edges, a significant closed tear at the back fold, toned edges and soiled spine. From the Forward: "These hetherto unpbulished letters shed important light upon the development of Samuel Clemens, particularly during the years between his coming out of the West in 1867 and his settling in Hartford with wife and family in 1871. ...here presented with rather full annotation (to) aid future students of Mark Twain. ; 8vo .

$40.00

The Works of Rudyard Kipling (9 Volumes) : Letters of Marque; The Light  That Failed; The Phantom Rickshaw; Plain Tales from the Hills; Poems and  Ballads; Soldiers Three; The Story of the Gadsbys; Under the Deodars
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The Works of Rudyard Kipling (9 Volumes) : Letters of Marque; The Light That Failed; The Phantom Rickshaw; Plain Tales from the Hills; Poems and Ballads; Soldiers Three; The Story of the Gadsbys; Under the Deodars

By Kipling, Rudyard

Boston & New York: The Jefferson Press. Very Good. N.D.. Hardcover. n.d., c 1915. Edition de Luxe. Incomplete set of 9 volumes (originally published with 10 volumes.) 3/4 Leather with marbled paper boards, the spines have decorative stamp and lettering. The endpapers are plain. Frontispiece in each volume. An attractive set with wear on edges. Plain Tales from the Hills, is more heavily worn and also has a primitive portrait hand drawn in pencil on the ffep; I assume it to be of Kipling as it resembles him, more or less. The former owners name neatly written in ink in a few volumes with 1919 date in one. (Photograph is of Plain Tales, additional photographs available on request.) ; 8vo .

$80.00

The Life of George Washington In Three Volumes.
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The Life of George Washington In Three Volumes.

By Irving, Washington

New York: G. P. Putnam. Very Good. 1855. First Edition. Hardcover. This set has been uniformly rebound in black textured, leather -like cloth with a gold stamped boarder and title on the spine by The Boehm Bindery, Milwaukee. 4 of 5 Volumes. Vol., I - 1855, xvi, 504 pp.; Vol. 2 -1855, xii, 518 pp.; Vol. 3-1856, xiv, 523 pp; Vol. 4. - 1857, x, 418 pp.. Maps. In Volume 3 the author makes explanation that 3 volumes will not be sufficient to cover the material. An attractive set with worn extremities; the gold lettering and front board boarder remain bright. There is heavy foxing on the frontispieces and tissue but quite minimal elsewhere; vol. IV is missing the tissue guard; Vol. I the title page is partially separated. Volume 1 & 3 have water stains on the preliminaries. An attractive, solid set. ; 8vo .

$120.00

The Heart of Burroughs's Journals
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The Heart of Burroughs's Journals

By Barrus, Clara

Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. A handsome copy in the original dust jacket. Dark navy cloth with gold lettering on the cover and spine. xvii, 361 pp. Sepia portrait of Burroughs frontispiece with off setting on the tissue guard. Minor edge wear on extremities. The dust jacket has 2 chips and wear on the spine head and 2 corner tips as well as some light fading but is overall quite nice. Bookseller label inside cover: Charles E. Lauriat Co., Boston. ; 8vo ; 361 pages .

$50.00

Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Musicians: Robert Schumann (Vol. IX,  No. 5, November, 1901)
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Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Musicians: Robert Schumann (Vol. IX, No. 5, November, 1901)

By Hubbard, Elbert

East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters. Very Good. 1901. First Thus. Softcover. East Aurora, N.Y.,: Roycrofters, 1901. First Edition. [8], 103-124, [8] pp. With the as-issued portrait of Schumann by Florence Nosworth laid in. Original brown paper wrap printed in black and red with overhanging edges (yapp). Advertisements inside the front cover for the Little Journeys series of 1901 which included 12 titles. Title page ornately decorated in black; ornate initials throughout designed by Samuel Warner. Colophon, promotional blurbs including (the ever present) Pears' Soap follow the text. The back cover is an advert for the Little Journeys to the homes of English Authors, series in black and red ink. The endpages are heavily toned; edges unevenly opened with some short tears (one remains unopened); the cover edges are worn.; 8vo .

$12.00

Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Musicians: Georg Friedrich Handel  (Vol. IX, No. 3, Sept. 1901)
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Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Musicians: Georg Friedrich Handel (Vol. IX, No. 3, Sept. 1901)

By Hubbard, Elbert

East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters. Very Good. 1901. First Thus. Softcover. East Aurora, N.Y.,: Roycrofters, 1901. First Edition. [8], 59-79, [7] pp. Missing the issued portrait. Original brown paper wrap printed in black and red with overhanging edges (yapp). Advertisements inside the front cover for the Little Journeys series of 1901 which included 12 titles. Title page ornately decorated in black; ornate initials throughout "designed by Samuel Warner. Colophon, promotional blurbs for Chase & Piano Player; the Illumed editions of Little Journeys; Pears' Soap and the announcement of the new title "A Message to Garcia and Thirteen Other Things. The endpages are heavily toned; edges unevenly opened with some short tears (one remains unopened); the cover edges are worn and creased. ; 8vo .

$12.00

The Wizard of Menlo Park ;  How Thomas Alva Edison Invented the Modern  World  How Thomas Alva Edison Invented the Modern World
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The Wizard of Menlo Park ; How Thomas Alva Edison Invented the Modern World How Thomas Alva Edison Invented the Modern World

By Stross, Randall E.

Crown. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2007. Hardcover. 9781400047628 . Hardcover in black boards Fine unmarked in Fine jacket. " Newspapers proclaimed his genius in glowing personal profiles and quipped that “the doctor has been called” because the great man “has not invented anything since breakfast.” Starting with the first public demonstrations of the phonograph in 1878 and extending through the development of incandescent light, a power generation and distribution system to sustain it, and the first motion picture cameras—all achievements more astonishing in their time than we can easily grasp today—Edison’s name became emblematic of all the wonder and promise of the emerging age of technological marvels. " ; 9 X 6.40 X 1.50 inches; 384 pp pages .

$10.00

Nothin' to Lose ;  The Making of KISS    The Making of KISS
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Nothin' to Lose ; The Making of KISS The Making of KISS

By Sharp, Ken & Mr. Gene Simmons & Paul Stanley

It Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2013. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780062131720 . First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover in black boards w white spine, Fine unmarked in Fine jacket. " Constructed as an oral history, the book includes original interviews with Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley, and Peter Criss, as well as with producers; engineers; management; record company personnel; roadies; club owners; booking agents; concert promoters; costume, stage, and art designers; rock photographers; publicists; and key music journalists. " ; 1972-1975; 9.10 X 6.40 X 1.80 inches; 560 pp pages .

$35.00

Punk Rock Blitzkrieg ;  My Life as a Ramone  My Life as a Ramone
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Punk Rock Blitzkrieg ; My Life as a Ramone My Life as a Ramone

By Ramone, Marky & Richard Herschlag

Touchstone. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2015. Hardcover. 9781451687750 . First Printing. Hardcover in white boards w black cloth spine, Fine unmarked in Fine jacket. " Before he joined the Ramones, Marc Bell was already a name in the New York music scene. But when he joined three other tough misfits, he became Marky Ramone, and the rhythm that came to epitomize punk was born. " ; 8.90 X 6 X 1.40 inches; 416 pp pages .

$8.00

The Story of Thomaston:  Its Origin and Development [Connecticut]  Its  Origin and Development
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The Story of Thomaston: Its Origin and Development [Connecticut] Its Origin and Development

By Gangloff, Rosa F.

Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author . Signed by author. Unknown publisher. viii, 374 pages : illustrations. Dust jacket has edge wear with small chips. Shelf worn. Inscription: "12-3-'75 To Mr. & Mrs. Treadwell Weeks, longtime citizens of Thomaston, my sincere appreciation for the interest in this project. Sincerely, Rosa F. Gangloff" A biography of the town from the early "Up River Territory," and Colonial times to the 20th century. An overview of the town with deeper attention given to namesake Seth Thomas, other significant citizens, the many historical buildings, companies and associations as well as it's name sake Seth Thomas and other significant people. .

$60.00

Still Cove Journal
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Still Cove Journal

By Taber, Gladys Bagg & Constance Taber Colby

Harpercollins. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. 0060142278 . First Edition Hardcover in brown boards Foxing on top of text block in VG unmarked in VG jacket with Protective cover. " A collection of thoughts on the beauty and lore of Cape Cod, presented with pen-and-ink drawings, reflects upon the people, the weather, and the country. " ; 8.20 X 5.20 X 1 inches; 223 pp pages .

$25.00

They All are Jews, from Moses to Eistein
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They All are Jews, from Moses to Eistein

By Davis, Mac

Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1951. Hardcover. Hardcover in white boards Very Good unmarked in Good jacket. " One page bio and photo of 60 individuals - soldiers, statesmen, scholars, explorers, scientists, rabbis, actresses, poets, composers. " ; 8vo ; 125 pp pages .

$10.00

Hellraisers ;  The Life and Inebriated Times of Richard Burton, Richard  Harris, Peter O'Toole, and Oliver Reed  The Life and Inebriated Times of  Richard Burton, Richard Harris, Peter O'Toole, and Oliver Reed
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Hellraisers ; The Life and Inebriated Times of Richard Burton, Richard Harris, Peter O'Toole, and Oliver Reed The Life and Inebriated Times of Richard Burton, Richard Harris, Peter O'Toole, and Oliver Reed

By Sellers, Robert

Thomas Dunne Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2009. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780312553999 . First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover in white boards Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. " The Boozy Biography of the Four Greatest Actors to Ever Walk--Or Stagger--Into a Pub.Richard Burton, Richard Harris, Peter O’Toole, and Oliver Reed: On screen they were stars. Off screen they were legends! "; 9.30 X 6.40 X 1.20 inches; 286 pp pages .

$8.00

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