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Points In Time: Building a Life in Western Pennsylvania
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Points In Time: Building a Life in Western Pennsylvania

By Roberts, Paul, Editor

Pittsburgh PA: Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, 1996. (USA) 1st edition, No markings, a crimp to the back cover, Very Good used copy. Wraps, 124pp, colour and B&W photos and Illus. This book was published as a companion to the exhibition at the John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History center in April 1996. (1.9 JM FO 1/0. 1st. Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$13.99

NEW YORK Memories of Times Past

By Morrone, Francis

San Diego: Thunder Bay Press., 2008. (USA) 1st printing, No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 176pp, colour illustrations and memoriabilia of old New York with 6o reproductions of paintings by Frederick Childe Hassam, William Louis Sonntag Jr., William Merritt Chase, and Colin Campbell Cooper. A heavy bok. (3.1 JM itf19. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$19.49

DOC'S LAB, Myth & Legends of Cannery Row, Ed Ricketts Centennial Edition

By Larsh, Ed B.

Monterey CA: pbL Press, 1997. (USA) No markings, Fine, Wraps, 276pp, B&W illus and photos. This is a personal history of Doc's Lab in Cannery Row in Monterey wth its list of distinguished characters. A heavy book. (2.4 JM FO 27/1. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$15.99

Fear: Trump in the White House
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Fear: Trump in the White House

By Woodward, Bob

NY: Simon & Schuster, 2018. (USA) 1st printing. Booksale stamp to bottom edge of pages, no other markings, 4 leaves with folded lower corners (now unfolded), Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 420pp, index, colour photos. (1.9 JM FO 19/5. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.99

Nixon's Shadow: The History of an Image  (Inscribed copy)
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Nixon's Shadow: The History of an Image (Inscribed copy)

By Greenberg, David

NY: W W Norton & Co Inc, 2003. (USA) 1st printing. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR: "Best wishes, David Greenberg", no other markings, but the top 1" of the title page has been cut away, presumably to remove a name, thus Very Good in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 460pp, index, B&W photos and illus. This book looks at different images of and perspectives on Richard Nixon that were created and disseminated in American culture and explains how these images have transformed the way in which Americans view politics and politicians. A heavy book. (2.5 JM FO 56/1. Inscribed By Author. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$25.00

The Civil War: An Illustrated History
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The Civil War: An Illustrated History

By Ward, Geoffrey C.; Ric Burns; Ken Burns

NY: Knopf, 1990. (USA) 2nd printing 1990. No markings, but a touch of moisture instrusion to the foot of the spine and to a small ortion of the lower edge of back cover offsetting some of the cover colour to the back of the dust jacket, thus Good in Good dust jacket which has a couple of edge faults and with portions of the front panel slightly wavy.. DJ is in mylar sleeve. Cloth, 426pp, index. over 500 photos and illus some in colour. A heavy oversized book. (6.0 JM FO 53/5. Hardcover. Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$25.99

JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters
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JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters

By Douglass, James W.

USA: Orbis Books, 2008. (USA) 4th printing 2009. No markigns, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 510pp, index, no illus. This book probes the case about JFK' assassination. A heavy book. (2.5 JM FO 16/7. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$17.49

Cityscapes of Boston: An American City through Time

By Campbell, Robert ; Vanderwarker, Peter

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1992. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, map end papers, 220pp, index, B&W photos pf Boston building and streetsapcapes. A heavy book. (2.7 JM FO 29/0. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$14.63

The Barbary Coast: An Informal History of the an Francisco Underworld

By Asbury, John

Garden City: Garden City, 1933. (USA) Copyright 1933 by Alfred A. Knopf, this is a reprint edition. No markings, faint discolorations to red cloth covers, a couple of spots to pages, Good(-) only used copy; laacking the dust jacket. Red cloth illus. end papers, 319pp, then xi index, then [3]pp publisher's ads. B&W frontis of a Madame and some of her girls, Gay dogs of the Barbary Coast; The Palace hotel; El Dorado in 1830; An attack by the Hounds; The Hanging of English Jim; Conveying Casey through the Streets; Typical Hoodlums of the 1880s; An atritocrat Opium den; A Parlor House; Pacific Street, heart of the Barbary Coast; Pacific Street in 1913; The Old Hippodrome; Hatchetmen arrested after the murder of Little Pete; Cowboy Maggie; Out of the Ashes. Chapters include The Miners; Hound and Harlots; The Sydney Ducks; The Bella Union; The Chinese and the Hoodlums; The Slaves of Chinatown; Help the Poor Sailor; Company, Girl!; Slummers' Paradise. (1.7 JM FO 4/A3. Hardcover. Good (-)/Lacking the Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$18.99

Turning Shadows into Light: Art and Culture of the Northwest's Early Asian/Pacific Community

By TSUTAKAWA (Mayumi) and Alan Chong Lau editors

Seattle: Young Pine Press, 1982. (USA) Presumed 1st edition. No marking,s there is some colour shifting to the background colour of the covers, especially to the spine and back covers, there is a small faint stain to a portion of the bottom margins of the last 1o leaves or so, thus Good used copy. Wraps, 99pp, B&W photos and reproductions of paintings, along with storeis and poems by Asian Americans in the Pacific Northwest from 1900 to about 1940. (1.6 JM FO 16/4. 1st. Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$13.99

The Witches: Salem, 1692
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The Witches: Salem, 1692

By Schiff, Stacy

NY: Little, Brown and Company, 2015. (USA) 1st printing, No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 498pp, map to endpaper, facsimile handwriting to rear end paper, no other illus. This is a notable book of 2015, a history of the Salam Witch Trials. A heavy book, (2.5 JM FO 21/7. 1st. Hardcover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$19.95

Drawn to Art: A Nineteenth-Century Dream

By Korzenik, Diana ; Foreword By Rudolf Arnheim

Hanover / London: University Press of New England , 1985. (USA) Presumed 1st edition. Owber;' name and date to corner of end paper, ownership blind stamp to corner of end paper, no other markigns, Very Good in Good dust jacket with a small chip to the head of spine panel and a another to the foot of the spine panel. Cloth, xiv, 279pp, index, colour plates, B&W illus. This book tells how a group of largely rural, working-class people,both men and women, aspired to become artists in 19th century America at the critical moment when America was learning to draw with a fervor akin to today's movement towards computer literacy. The author was a Professor of the Art Education Department at Massachusetts College of Art. A heavy book. (2.7 JM FO 28/1. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$17.98

The Great Valley Road of Virginia: Shenandoah Landscapes from Prehistory to the Present

By Hofstra, Warren R.; Raitz, Karl, Editors

Charlottesville VA: University of Virginia Press, 2010. (USA) 1st printing No markings, small crease to corner of cover, Near Fine. Wraps, 309pp, index, B&W photos. This book was receipient of the Allen G. Noble Book award of the Pioneer America Society. Pulbished in association with the Center for American Places. (2.0 JM FO 21/7. 1st. Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$21.99

Gardens and Historic Plants of the Antebellum South
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Gardens and Historic Plants of the Antebellum South

By Cothran, James R.

USA: University of South Carolina Press, 2003. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, some moisture intrusion to the top edge of page making some margins wavy, thus Good only in Good dust jacket with 1.5" tear and creasing to top edge of rear panel and minor edge faults to lower edge of rear panel. Cloth, xvi, 321pp, colour photos, B&W illus. Historical overview; Travel accounts of gardens; Forms and features; Antebellum gardens; Garden Books and nusery catalogues; Historic plants; appendices. A heavy book. (5.0 JM FO 43/0. 1st. Hardcover. Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$19.99

Humans of New York
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Humans of New York

By Stanton, Brandon

NY: St. Martin's Press, 2013. (USA) 24th printing. No markings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with 1/2" tear to bottom edge of front panel. Boards, 304pp, hundreds of colour photos of New Yorkers. Humans of New York began in the summer of 2010, when photographer Brandon Stanton set out to create a photographic census of New York City. Armed with his camera, he began crisscrossing the city, covering thousands of miles on foot, all in an attempt to capture New Yorkers and their stories. A heavy book. (2.7 JM FO 10/7. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$16.25

Norman Rockwell's America

By Finch, Christopher

NY: H. N. Abrams, 1975. (USA) Presumed 1st eidtion, No markings, there is a tiny spot to the front end paper, otherwise Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Red cloth, 313pp, 659 illustrstion, of which 129 are in colour. This is a tremendous tribute to illustrator Norman Rockwell's paintings portraying the life of America, a visual commentary of over 50 years of social history in the USA. Every one of his covers for the Saturday Evening Post is reproduced. The Rockwells are shown in their home and in his studio and the artists discusses many of his works. A heavy oversized book. (6.5 JM FO 59/0. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$29.00

Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family
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Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family

By Saunt, Claudio

NY: Oxford University Press, 2005. (USA) Presumed 1st eidtion, No markings, small crease to corner of back cover, Near Fine. Wraps,300pp, index, B&W photos. This is a look at the Grayson family geneology where the perilous racial triangle of Black, White and Indian intersect. (1.9 JM FO 15/2. 1st. Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$19.11

Roosevelt Dam: A History to 1911

By Zarbin, Earl A.

Phoenix AZ: Central Arizona Museum, 1984. (USA) Presumed 1st edition. No markings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Boards, 250pp, index, map, V&W photos.Roosevelt Dam contributed more than any other dam in Arizona to the settlement of Central Arizona and to the development of large-scale irrigation there. A heavy book. (3.0 JM FO 31/0. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$19.99

The Spanish Missions of California

By Lowman, Robert P.

USA: Lowman Publishing, 2011. (USA) Presumed 1st edition, No markings, Fione. Wraps, 76pp, map, coloiur photos. (1.33 JM FO 29/1. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$14.99

CULTURE OF COMPLAINT  the Fraying of America
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CULTURE OF COMPLAINT the Fraying of America

By Hughes, Robert

NY / Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993. (USA) 4th Printing No markings, Fine in price-clipped Very Good Dust jacket with the spine slightly faded. Boards, 210pp. No illus. "a call for the reknitting of a fragmented and over-tribalized America". (1.5 JM FO 13/3. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.99

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