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To Hell with Fishing or How to Tell Fish from Fishermen

By Zern, Ed

NY: D. Appleton-Century Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, pages toned, jacket . price-clipped and tattered and bookseller label on front endpaper.. 1945. Hardcover. Foreword by Corey Ford. Black pictorial cloth. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 86 pages .


The Emigrants' Guide to Oregon and California

By Hastings, Lansford W. ; Spence, Mary Nance

NY: Da Capo Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Spine of jacket faintly sunned.. 1969. Reprint. Hardcover. 9996521133 . New introduction by Mary Nance Spence. Facsimile reprint of the 1845 first edition by Hastings. Navy cloth titled in gilt on front boards and spine. xi, 152pp. Bibliographical note. One of the volumes in Da Capo’s The American Scene: Comments and Commentators series. Reprint of Hastings’ Guide which was used by thousands of settlers of the American West, including the ill-fated Donner Party. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


Folk Art of Rural Pennsylvania

By Lichten, Frances

NY: Charles A. Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner names on front endpapers, boards . rubbed.. 1946. Hardcover. xiv, 276pp. Profusely illustrated with drawings and photos in color and black and white. Tan illustrated cloth. Covers Pennsylvania folk art traditions of quilts, samplers, crocks, woodcarving, grave stones, pie cupboards, fractur, barns, and numerous other areas. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .


Occupations for Little Fingers: A Manual for Grade Teachers, Mothers and Settlement Workers

By Sage, Elizabeth; Coooley, Anna M.

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn and soiled, spine cracked.. 1905. First Edition. Hardcover. xviii, 154pp. Many illustrations and photos. Red cloth binding. Introduction by Mary Schenk Woolman. Art instruction for young children in a variety of media and methods. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


Social Washington: A Completely Revised Edition

By Squire, Anne

Washington DC: Private Printing. Very Good with no dust jacket; Sticker ghost on front pastedown endpaper, . covers soiled and rubbed, some penciled owner notes and underlining.. 1941. Hardcover. Green cloth titled in gilt on front boards and spine. x, 77pp. Inscribed on front free endpaper to Mrs. Raymond E. Baldwin (wife of the US Senator from Connecticut from 1946-49) by Mrs. Orren Brewster (wife of the US Senator from Maine from 1941-52). This book details the social etiquette of dealing with Washington society, with chapters illuminating proper dealings with the White House, Supreme Court, diplomats, cabinet ministers, Senators and Congress members, the military, dinner party dos and don’ts, invitations, and calling cards. .


The Push Pin Style

Palo Alto, CA: Communication Arts Magazine. Very Good; Boards and slipcase rubbed.. 1970. Hardcover. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the work of Push Pin Studios members at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, the Louvre, Paris, March 18 - May 18, 1970. Color illustrated boards in die and illustrated cardboard slipcase. Text in French and English. Foreword by Henry Wolf. Introduction by Jerome Snyder. 451 illustrations, book jackets, posters, advertising designs and other artwork catalogued and illustrated in color and black and white. Group photo and short biographies of the Push Pin artists: John Alcorn, Sam Antupit, Vincent Ceci. Seymour Chwast, Paul Davis, Loring Eutemy, Norman Green, Milton Glaser, Jerry Joyner, George Leavitt, Herb Levitt, Tim Lewis, James McMullan, Jason McWhorter, Reynold Ruffins, Cosmos Sarchiapone, Isadore Seltzer, Jerry Smokler, Edward Sorel, and Barry Zaid. ; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall .


The Punch and Judy Show: History, Tradition and Meaning

By Leach, Robert

Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Numerous black and white illustrations, index, bibliography, notes. “Robert Leach has written the first ever comprehensive history of the English national puppet show. With a wealth of pictorial illustration and quotation taken from his own research, he draws out the many different strands - from abroad, from English popular culture, and from the contributions of Punchmen themselves - which combined to create the central Punch and Judy tradition. He relates it throughout to changing social and political conditions since the industrial revolution. ” (front jacket flap) ; 192 pages .


The Wind in the Willows

By Grahame, Kenneth

NY: The Heritage Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, lacks slipcase, spine faded.. 1940. Reprint. Hardcover. Blue illustrated cloth. An illustrated version of Grahame's children's classic, with 12 color plates by Arthur Rackham. Introduction by A. A. Milne. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 190 pages .


Golden Years of Faberge:  Drawings and Objects from the Wigstrom Workshop
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Golden Years of Faberge: Drawings and Objects from the Wigstrom Workshop

By Tillander-Godenheilm; Schaffer, Peter L. ; Ilich, Alice Milica; Schaffer, Mark A.

A La Vieille Russie and Alain De Gourcuff. Very Good. 2000. Hardcover. 2909838471 . Pictorial boards in illustrated cardboard slipcase. Foreword by A. Kenneth Snowman. Many color illustrations. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 176 pages .


Santa Claus' Snack

By Merriam, Robert L.

Greenfield, MA: Private Printing. Very Good; Covers lightly soiled, staples rusted.. 1971. Softcover. Black and white illustrated stapled card covers. Winsome vintage children's Christmas story about Santa Claus sharing his snack with a mouse and mole. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [16] pages .


Narrow Gauge: The Story of the Boston, Revere Beach & Lynn Railroad

By Stanley, Robert C. ; Lieberman, William

Cambridge, MA: Boston Street Railway Association. Very Good; Covers rubbed, lower corner of front cover creased, sticker . lift-off on top corner of front cover, quarter-sized waterstain on top . edge of rear cover.. 1980. Softcover. Bulletin 16. Folding illustration in pocket at rear. Profusely illustrated with photos, maps, plans, and other illustrations. History of the three-foot-gauge railroad line that ran from Lynn, Massachusetts to Boston. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 120 pages .


Richard Strauss: The Life of a Non-Hero

By Marek, George R.

NY: Simon and Schuster. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and lightly tattered.. 1967. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Index, bibliography, appendices, photos. Black cloth binding. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 350 pages .


Mala Historya Polska Dla Szkol Polskich

Chicago: Polish American Publishing Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and soiled, penciled owner name . on front inside cover.. N.D.. Hardcover. Purple cloth-backed illustrated paper-covered boards. Text in Polish. Many illustrations. Circa 1900s-1910s history of Poland for a juvenile audience. Appears to be an earlier version of OCLC Record 12992669, noted as an abbreviated version of Jozef Chochiszewski's Mala Historya Polska. ; 96 pages .


My Daughter, March

By Avery, Milton; Landgren, Marchal E.

NY: Durand-Ruel Galleries. Very Good; Covers lightly soiled.. 1947. Softcover. Yellow printed stapled card covers. Introduction by Marchal E. Landgren. Catalogue for an exhibition of 12 of Avery’s paintings of his daughter, March Avery, at the New York City gallery from February 4 - March 1, 1947. 12 black and white plates. .


Petrushka:  The Russian Carnival Puppet Theatre
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Petrushka: The Russian Carnival Puppet Theatre

By Kelly, Catriona

Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed.. 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. 0521375207 . xv, 292pp. Glossary, list of abbreviations, notes, bibliography, index, illustrations. ; Cambridge Studies in Russian Literature; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


Illustrierte Sittengeschichte Vom Mittelalter Bis Zur Gegenwart: Renaissance

By Fuchs, Eduard

Munich, Germany: Albert Langen. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, quarter-sized gouge to top . center of front boards.. 1909. Hardcover. A supplement to Fuchs’ multi-volume history of erotic literature and art, containing many black and white and color illustrations. This volume is one of a first edition of 200 deluxe numbered copies in three-quarter brown calf with decorative paste paper-covered sides. Five raised bands, six gilt-stamped compartments on spine. Top edges gilt. Silk ribbon marker. Text in German. 265 illustrations and 36 color, black and white, and folding plates. Bookseller’s ticket on front pastedown (Lorenz Raber, Nunkirchen, Saar). A visual and historical survey of European Renaissance art and literature encompassing sexual customs, erotic literature and art, the cult of Priapus, adultery, popular songs, and folklore. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .


The Flow of Time in the Connecticut Valley: Geological Imprints

By Bain, George W. ; Meyerhoff, Howard A.

Northampton, MA: The Hampshire Bookshop. Very Good with no dust jacket; Some underlining, boards rubbed, owner name . and tape scar on front endpapers.. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Tan buckram. xi, 129 pp. Maps, photos, index. One of 1000 copies. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


The Magna Charta

By Daugherty, James

NY: Random House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, . jacket rubbed.. 1956. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Landmark Book W-26. Illustrations by the author. ; 181 pages .


Man-Eaters of Kumaon

By Corbett, Jim

NY: Oxford University Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered, boards worn.. 1946. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Introduction by Sir Maurice Hallett, preface by Lord Linlithgow. Glossary. Map endpapers. The adventurer and shikari (tiger hunter) author relates his experiences ridding the northern towns of India of man-eating tigers. Orange decorative cloth. xix, 235 pp.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .


Catskill Flytier: My Life, Times, and Techniques

By Darbee, Harry; Francis, Mac

Philadelphia: Lippincott. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and chipped.. 1977. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0397012144 . Quarter bound in maroon cloth. Black and white illustrations and photos, annotated bibliography, and index. Memoir of the legendary craftsman full of stories that center around the Willowemoc and Beaverkill Rivers with several sections devoted to fly tying techniques, tools, and materials. Introduction by Sparse Grey Hackle. ; 173 pages .


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