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By Thackeray, William Makepeace

New York: Jerome Kern, 1924. This is a limited printing of a Christmas gift - privately printed for the famous song writer and book collector, Jerome Kern. The printing is limited to only 83 copies of which this is number 53. There is an Introduction by Temple Scott, and notes on the Bluebeard Legend by Charles Vale. The book was printed by Douglas C. McMurtrie. Condition: the morocco spine is well-rubbed, with a chip out of the upper spine title taking out the word "The." Otherwise this is a Good copy of a very rare book.. Limited. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Thackeray. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


The Town of Cranberry Isles

By Spurling, Ted

Brownville, VT: Theodore And Cara Spurling, 1986. "A Thumbnail Sketch of Five Maine Islands." 24 pages. Small price sticker on back cover. Light foxing at edges. Otherwise, a bright, tight, and clean copy of this book. Beautiful etchings and illustrations throughout.. Second Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Crooker, Rose Russo. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.


My Pious Friends and Drunken Companions, Songs and Ballads of Conviviality

By Shay, Frank (collector)

New York: The Macaulay Company, 1936. Bumped and worn corners. Foxing on front end paper. Top edge of jacket ragged, torn and chipped. Soil on jacket. Chipping at bottom of spine of jacket.. New Omnibus Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. Illus. by Held, John Jr.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Fable Nook and Story Book

By Crane, Walter (artist)

Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Co., 1901. A Collection of Catchy Rhymes and Amusing Stories for the Little Ones. Chipping around edges. Bumped and worn corners. Soil on front illustration. Soil and chipping on back illustration. 1 1/2 crushed at top of fron cover. Wear at extremities. Christmas presentation card glued in by fromer owner on front end paper.. Hard Cover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.



By Wilde, Oscar

London: John Lane, 1907. Incomplete. Lacks four plates but has the suppressed title page. Some rubbing of covers. Some wear at extremities. Glue darkening inside covers and on end papers.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Beardsley, Aubrey. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Nothing to Do: An Accompaniment to Nothing to Wear By A Lady

By Howard, Justin H.

New York: Wiley & Halsted, 1857. Rare. Wear around edges. Wear at all extremities. Presentation on front end paper. Foxing throughout. 1 inch stains at bottom right of all pages.. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by By the Author. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Glimpses of English History

By Pell, Herbert Claiborne Pell

New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, 1967. Inscribed by the artist on the front end paper, "For Bill Post & his brilliant wife from their admiring old friend. 1967". Light soil and small tears on jacket. Gray cloth bound. Gilt lettered spine. A clean and solid copy. Lovely illustrations by Olive Bigelow Pell (including front cover). . Inscribed By the Artist. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Plus. Illus. by Pell, Olive Bigelow. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


How to Be Happy Though All Goes Wrong

By Bode, J.C.P.

Hartford, CT: J.C.P. Bode, 1911. Stained and soiled covers. Nickat bottom of spine. Name on front cover. Book's contents are in Good-Good+ condition 47pp.. Soft Cover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


Wood-Side and Sea-Side

By D. Appleton and Company

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1869. 1/2 inch peeled from top front corner. Top back corner bumped. Light peeling at top of back cover. Christmas greeting on front end paper. Some light foxing. 1/2 inch chipped out bottom of page 8.. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Songs of Bilitis

By Louys, Pierre; Bird, H.M. (trans)

Chicago: Argus Books, 1931. Love songs of sorts. Bumped corners. Sunning around the edges and at the top of the covers and on spine. Scratches on top of spine. Slight wear on the back cover.. Cloth. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Denton. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.