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A QUEST . . .

By Piland, Ralph M.

Waynesboro, VA: Self Published, 1989. xii, 231 pp., light blue cloth w/ gold lettering & gold illustration to front board; Dust jacket in clear archival cover; Book has 2 retirement park stamps & the circled initials "B.T." to front endpapers; tiny creases to bottom corners of a couple of pages; Jacket shows some edgewear, esp. to ends of spine & flap folds w/ a 1/2 tear at head of spine; some light creasing towards edges overall / "During the past 15 years Dr. Piland has appealed to a growing circle of people with his special-occasion articles written for the editorial page of the Waynesboro 'News-Virginian." Sixty of the items appear in the book." /. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good to Very Good. Illus. by George Speck. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.00

MISS MINERVA'S BABY

By Sampson, Emma Sped

Chicago, IL: Reilly & Lee, 1920. 320 pp., red cloth w/ black lettering & black illustration to front board; Book shows wear to ends of spine w/ short tear at head & small pieces of cloth worn away at heel; spine shows some threading overall w/ a few somewhat darkened areas; some small threaded areas & a few other small defects to boards; foxing to edges of page block, esp. top; front hinge cracking at top w/ some red bleeding from cover cloth to top of front pastedown; prev. owner's name-date to front endpaper in ink, w/ a list (possibly of other book series) below; light bends to corners of a number of leaves / B&W illustrations. /. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by William Donahey. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

ALTERNATIVES TO ANARCHY: American Supranationalism since World War II

By Wooley, Wesley T.

Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1988. xi, 244 pp., navy-blue cloth w/ gold lettering; Dust jacket in clear archival cover; Book shows some fading to very bottom edge of front board & top edge of rear board; Jacket shows some wear to ends of spine & folds w/ a few short tears & some creases to top & bottom edges; a number of scratches & rubs overall (esp. rear panel) w/ a delaminated area to top corner of front panel / "A major contribution. . . . fills a rather important gap in the study of the Cold War era." - Norman A. Graebner /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.00

ANARCHISM and Other Essays

By Goldman, Emma

NY, NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 1969. / "Unabridged republication of the 3rd (917) edition, with a new Introduction by Richard Drinnon. Frontispiece. xv + 271 pp. 5 3/8 x 8 1/2. Paperbound." / Book shows light to moderate edgewear w/ light crease & surface indentations to back cover /. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Good to Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.00

THE SAARINEN DOOR

By Saarinen, Eliel

Bloomfield Hills, MI: Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1963. 63 pp., light green paper covered boards w/ illustrated front board & black lettering; Book shows light wear to ends of spine w/ 1/4" split to bottom rear of spine; light wear to corners of boards w/ a little fading at edges; 2 slightly raised spots to top of rear board w/ a little light soil towards center / Illustrated with B&W photos. /. Hard Cover. Good to Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$65.00

HISTORY OF THE PRIMATES: An Introduction to the Study of Fossil Man

By Clark, Sir Wilfrid Le Gros

London, UK: Trustees of the British Museum ( Natural History ), 1970. 127 pp., pictorial wraps; Book shows some light to moderate wear to ends & edges of spine w/ slight edgewear to covers / Illustrated with B&W photos & drawings. /. 10th Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.00

The BIG E: The Story of the USS Enterprise

By Stafford, Edward P.

NY, NY: Random House, 1962. viii, 499 pp., blue cloth w/ lettering, decoration & illustration; Dust jacket in clear archival cover; Book shows very light bump to top corner of front board; Jacket shows fading to spine; a few short tears to edges (up to 1/2") w/ associated small creases, plus some shipping to ends of spine & folds; internal semi-circular tear to spine panel; a couple of nicks to front flap fold / Foreword by Admiral Arthur W. Radford, U.S.N. (Ret.) Illustrated with over 30 official photographs and a battle map. /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good +. Illus. by Bill Hoffman (jacket painting). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

IN MEMORY OF HER: A Feminist Theological Reconstruction of Christian Origins
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IN MEMORY OF HER: A Feminist Theological Reconstruction of Christian Origins

By Fiorenza, Elisabeth Schussler

NY, NY: Crossroad Publishing Company, 1988. xxv, 357 pp., blue wraps w/ white & light brown lettering; Book shows a little wear to corners w/ a little light rubbing to covers overall / "This work is a first within the discipline of New Testament Studies." _ New York Times Book Review /. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.00

PHEASANT HUNTER'S HARVEST

By Grooms, Steve

NY, NY: Lyons & Burford, 1990. introduction, 180 pp., 1/4 black cloth w/ gray boards & gold lettering; Dust jacket in clear archival cover; Jacket shows crease to top corner of front inside flap / B&W illustrations. /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Robert Halladay. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

THE OAKDALE AFFAIR

By Burroughs, Edgar Rice

NY, NY: Charter Communications / Grosset * Dunlap, 1979. 152 pp., pictorial wraps, # 60565; Book shows a little dulling to sheen of covers w/ some light rubbed soil to back cover; minimal wear to edges of covers; a little light foxing to edges of page block; binding is tight & square w/ no stress lines to spine / . Mass Market Paperback. Good to Very Good.

$6.00

MINERAL METABOLISM: An Advanced Treatise, Volume II ( 2, Two ), The Elements, Part A

By Comar, C. L.; Bronner, Felix (editors)

NY, NY: Academic Press, 1964. xiv, 649 pp., dark blue cloth w/ gold lettering on red background; Dust jacket in clear archival cover; Book shows some light to moderate foxing to edges of page block; some minor rubbing to portion of spine; Dust jacket shows some browning to spine panel & flap folds; front panel has slight creasing to very top edge w/ an extremely short tear, & another to top end of front flap fold / . Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

SON-OF-A-GUN STEW: A Sampling Of the Southwest

By Stover, Elizabeth Matchett (editor)

Dallas, TX: Univbersity Press in Dallas, Southern Methodis University, 1945. ix, 216 pp., pale yellow cloth w/ orange lettering; Dust jacket in clear archival cover; Book shows some minor soil w/ a little wear to heel of spine; bottom corners of boards bumped w/ small spot worn through on front corner; endpapers show some browning w/ light bends to rear endpaper; title page has 2 very short tears, a small crease & indentation to top edge; one leaf has 2 tiny nicks to fore edge; Dust jacket shows tears, creases & chipping to & near edges w/ 1" piece missing at head of spine & top 1 to 2 inches missing at top of front flap; holes are worn through front & rear flap folds; top 1/4 of rear panel has pieces missing & is torn & creased / "A Book of Selections from the Southwest Review." Writers include: J. Frank Dobie, Paul Horgan, Roark Bradford, Stanley Vestal, John A. Lomax, Alice Marriott, Jesse Stuart, J. Evetts Haley, Frank Goodwyn, Fred Gipson, John William Rogers and Walter P. Webb. The front panel of the book's jacket has the name "Kay Harper" printed to the bottom of the illustration. This is likely personalization added to just this copy when the book was submitted to Ms. Harper for review, as other names have been seen on jackets of this book for a similar reason. Illustrated with B&W drawings. /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good +/Fair to Good. Illus. by Harold D. Bugbee. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Review Copy.

$35.00

ENNISKILLEN: The Remembrance Sunday Bombing
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ENNISKILLEN: The Remembrance Sunday Bombing

By McDaniel, Denzil

Niwot, Colorado: The Irish American Book Co., 1998. 208 pp., pictorial wraps; Book shows some very faint rubbing to cover & some very minor edgewear / Illustrated with B&W photos. /. Trade Paperback. Very Good to Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

GLASS FLOWERS from the Ware Collection in the Botanical Museum of Harvard University: Insect Pollination Series with Sixteen Color Plates By Fritz Kredel

By Kredel, Fritz

NY, NY: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1946. 58 pp., paper covered boards w/ color illustration to front board; Book shows some darkening to spine - less so to boards towards edges; a few small surface abrasion to front board at top near spine; small hole worn through top edge of rear board; Jacket shows a little chipping at ends of spine (mainly heel) ; 1/2 inch closed tear & very short adjacent tear to top of rear panel / "For nearly half a century Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka devoted their lives to the creation of the magnificent glass flower models which constitute the Ware Collection of Harvard University. . . . There are sixteen superb color plates in full color by Fritz Kredel, with a full explanatory text and a brief history of the origin and development of the Ware Collection." /. 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Very Good -. Illus. by Fritz Kredel. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

POEMS TO SOLVE

By Swenson, May

NY, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1966. unpaginated, light green cloth w/ white lettering; Book shows minor wear to ends of spine; minor wear to corners of boards w/ slight bumping to top corners / A collection of 35 poems. /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

DMSO: Responsible User's Guide

By Bristol, Thomas

Portland, OR: DMSO News Service, 1982. (128) pp., pictorial wraps; Book has covers wrapped in clear laminate covering library label to spine; library stamps to edges of page block, inside covers & title page; carp pocket & barcode label to inside front cover; creasing to top corners of last 2 leaves / "Including answers to the most frequently asked questions about DMSO." B&W illustrations. /. Trade Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$35.00

GHOSTS OF LONDON: The West End, South and West

By Brooks, J. A.

Norich, UK: Jarrold Color Publications, 1982. 144 pp., pictorial wraps; Book shows a little light edgewear w/ light bends or very small creases to corners of a few pages / This is the companion volume to "Ghosts of London: The East End, City and North." Illustrated with B&W reproductions and photos. /. Trade Paperback. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$12.00

MITO Y CULTO ENTRE PUEBLOS PRIMITIVOS

By Jensen, Ad. E.

Mexico D.F., Mexico: Fondo De Cultura Ecnomica, 1966. 408 pp., light blue cloth w/ gold lettering & decoration; Dust jacket in clear archival cover; Book shows faint foxing to top edge of page block; prev. owner's embossed name stamp to front endpaper; Jacket shows slight wear tp ends of spine & folds; minor soil to rear panel / All text is in Spanish. /. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good to Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

THE PILGRIM SHRINES OF SCOTLAND

By Dowse, Ivor R.

London, UK: The Faith Press, 1964. 117 pp., semi-glossy boards w/ black lettering & pictorial front board; Book shows light wear to ends of spine w/ surface chipped away from edges of boards around top corners, which are lightly bumped; lighter wear to remaining edges of boards; prev. owner's name to front endpaper / Foreword by the Very Revd. R. Foskett, M.A., Ph.D. Illustrated with B&W photos. /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$16.00

THE MESSAGE OF THE STARS: An Esoteric Exposition of Natal and Medical Astrology, Explaining the Arts of Reading the Horoscope and Diagnosing the Disease

By Heindel, Max; Heindel, Anita Foss

Oceanside, CA / London, UK: The Rosicrucian Fellowship / L. N. Fowler & Co., Ltd., 1928. 728 pp., dark green cloth w/ gold lettering & gold, black & red decoration & illustration; Book shows some light bumping & minor wear to bottom corners of boards / Illustrated with B&W diagrams & charts. / . 14th Edition, Eighteenth Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good to Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$25.00

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