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M.A.D. REYNOLD\'S GOOD COOKING FROM HALFWAY CABIN
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M.A.D. REYNOLD'S GOOD COOKING FROM HALFWAY CABIN

By Reynolds, Mark

"Halfway History, The Evolution of a Camp Cook.Nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Halfway Cabin was built in the 1920's by the Canadian Pacific Railway"from Page 1 of cookbook."A camp cook works without the benefit of electricity, running water, refrigeration or modern gadgets such as blenders, mixers or food processors. But like his ancestors, a good camp cook can and does produce some pretty marvelous down home country meals...it gives me great pleasure to share these favourites of mine with you....Good Cooking!"from page 4. Cookbook is self published. Size is 8.5x8.5 Spiral bound and in very good clean condition. Signed on inside 1st page by Mark Reynolds. Previous owner's name in ink and dedication on inside front cover dated 1989. 59 pages of recipes.Also some black toned pictures throughout the book of cowboys, cabin and cooking.

$40.00

THE YOSEMITE GUIDE-BOOK
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THE YOSEMITE GUIDE-BOOK

By Geological Survey of California, J .D. Whitney, State Geologist

University Press: Welch, Bigelow, & Co., Cambridge: Published by Authority of the Legislature 1874, 1874.Size: 4.5" x 6" Pocket Edition "The Yosemite Valley and the adjacent region of the Sierra Nevada, and of the big trees of California New Edition, Revised and Corrected with four maps"from inside cover.This book includes 3 of the 4 maps.The map of the Sierra Nevada is missing. First map inside front cover is "Map of the Routes from San Francisco to the Yosemite Valley prepared to accompany the pocket edition of the Yosemite Guide Book." "The object of this volume is to call attention to the public to the scenery of California, and to furnish a reliable guide to some of its most interesting features, namely the Yosemite Valley, the High Sierra in its immediate vicinity, and the so-called Big Trees"from Chapter I Introductory. Book in fair to good condition.One map missing.Some wearing on the back and spine.Some staining on some of the pages. Very rare old book. Fair to Good condition.

$250.00

CLAIRVOYANCE The System of Philosophy Concerning the Divinity of Clairvoyance
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CLAIRVOYANCE The System of Philosophy Concerning the Divinity of Clairvoyance

By Grumbine, J.C.F.

Ludgate Circus, London: L.N. Fowler & Co., 1921. Little blue hardcover published in 1921.In good condition with some stains on front and back cover.Inside smells a little musty from age.Binding is tight.Front and back pages have discolouration.. Hard Cover. Fair to Good/No Jacket. 7 1/2" x 5". "This work is both novel and unique in its subject-matter as well as in the treatment of it. It is original as it marks a new era in metaphysics and spiritual science" from To The Student of the New Psychology at front of book.

$40.00

THE LEGACY OF A TAKU RIVER TLINGIT CLAN, Gagiwdul.at: Brought Forth to Reconfirm
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THE LEGACY OF A TAKU RIVER TLINGIT CLAN, Gagiwdul.at: Brought Forth to Reconfirm

By Nyman, Elizabeth and Leer, Jeff

Yukon and Alaska: Yukon Native Language Center and Alaska Native Language Center, 1993. "I am delighted that we are able to publish this first collection of Tlingit narratives by Mrs. Elizabeth Nyman of Atlin. This book is a truly impressive result of her long collaboration with our colleague Dr. Jeff Leer of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. It is not only an important contribution to their history, but also Mrs. Nyman's own deeply moving and personal record of life in the Taku River region" From Preface by John Ritter.. 1993. Pictorial Soft Cover. Good to Very Good/No Jacket (as issued).

$80.00

DOCTOR DOGBODY\'S LEG
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DOCTOR DOGBODY'S LEG

By Hall, James Norman

Boston 1940: Little, Brown and Company, 1940. An obscure collection of short stories that sees a one-legged sailor wax lyrical on the various ways in which he might have lost his limb.It is set in a Portsmouth tavern called the Cheerful Tortoise, where a Royal Navy surgeon tells a series of stories about how he lost his leg during the Napoleonic wars.Every time he turns up at the table he has a different story about how he lost it. Shows First Edition July 1940, possibly First US Edition. Previous owner's name in ink on 2nd page. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Warren Chappell. 7 1/2" x 5".

$70.00

ALFIE
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ALFIE

By Naughton, Bill

Great Britain: MacGibbon & Kee Ltd., 1966. First UK Edition that was basis for the 1966 film, ALFIE, directed by Lewis Gilbert and featuring Michael Caine in the title role. Brown hardcover that is clean and in very good condition.No inside markings.Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket is fully intact, carries signs of wear to top and bottom edges, corners.Dust Jacket price-clipped.Size: 4.75" x 7.25". True 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good to Very Good/Good. Clear Brodart Covering.

$200.00

THE OUTBOARD MOTORBOAT BOOK
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THE OUTBOARD MOTORBOAT BOOK

New York, NY: MoToR BoatinG, 1927. "Plans, Specifications and Building Instructions for Thirty-Five Craft of Many Varied Types, Suitable for Outboard Engines with Several Small Runabouts for Inboard Power Plants. With Thirteen 3-Page Blue Prints and Three Hundred Scale Drawings. Designed Especially for MoToR BoatinG by America's Leading Small Boat Designers" From 1st page.. Volume X MoToR BoatinG's IDEAL Series. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by America's Leading Small Boat Designers. All 13 blue prints included and in good condition, 2 of which do show some folding at outer edges. Binding is tight. Good Condition. Size: 8.5" x 10.25"

$100.00

COUNT FILLIPPO OR THE UNEQUAL MARRIAGE A Drama in Five Acts. By the Author of Saul.
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COUNT FILLIPPO OR THE UNEQUAL MARRIAGE A Drama in Five Acts. By the Author of Saul.

By Heavysege, Charles

Montreal: Printed for the Author; and For Sale at the Booksellers, 1860. 1860 Original dark blue cloth, stamped in gilt.First edition of the second play by the poet/novelist/dramatist.Heavysege (1816-76) emigrated to Montreal from Britain in 1853, and was employed as a cabinet-maker until 1861 when he went to work as a reporter for the Montreal TRANSCRIPT.His literary efforts attracted the attention of Coventry Patmore, who thought his Saul a character equalled only by Caliban and Ariel in English literature.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Clear Brodart Covering.Some pencil writing on 1st page, 1st and last page show some discolouring, corners of hardcover have small chips.

$150.00

THE POETICAL WORKS OF OWEN MEREDITH
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF OWEN MEREDITH

By Lord Lytton, Robert

NEW YORK,46 East 14th St & BOSTON, 100 Purchase St: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., 1884. Full soft brown leather with gold lettering on front and spine. Edges of book are also gold and cover has gold around the edges. A few wear spots on leather at top of spine. Inside of book is in excellent condition. A beautiful rare copy by Owen Meredith pseudonym of Robert Lord Lytton.. 1st Edition 1884. Full-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket (as issued).

$50.00

CUBAN COOKERY including Cuban Drinks
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CUBAN COOKERY including Cuban Drinks

By De Baralt, Blanche Z.

De Baralt, Blanche Z. CUBAN COOKERY including Cuban Drinks. Havana Cuba, 1931. "Gastronomic Secrets of the Tropics, with an Appendix on Cuban Drinks" First Edition 1931 with Editorial "Hermes" 78-80 Compostela St Havana, Cuba. Categories include Soups "Jigote", Fish, Eggs, Meats, Rice, Beans, Corn, Bananas, Salads, Desserts "Dulces", Menus such as "Almuerzo" and Cocktails such as Cuban Manhattan, Presidente, Daiquiri, Havana Yacht Club etc. Hard black cloth cover showing some stains. Edges of inside pages showing discolouring on edges. Spine of book has pulled away from inside cover so is in need of repair. Otherwise all pages present and good condition. 1931 Very rare first edition in English. Size 4.5 inches x 6.75 inches.. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket.

$400.00

RELIGIO MEDICI, LETTER TO A FRIEND AND CHRISTIAN MORALS
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RELIGIO MEDICI, LETTER TO A FRIEND AND CHRISTIAN MORALS

By Browne, Thomas

London: MacMillan and Co., 1881. Brown boards with gilt decoration and titling to spine. Spine is slightly toned, some rubbing to spine-ends and corners. Spine is shaken, front hinge is worn. Previous owner's name to front endpaper; tissue to title page illustration intact. Text is clean, 396 pages. 6" x 4". Includes the complete texts of Religio Medici, "Letter to a Friend", and "Christian Morals," plus appendices, notes, and an index. Edited with a preface by W A Greenhill; a volume in "The Golden Treasury Series." The classic text by a learned physician and member of the Church of England as established by Elizabeth I, a spiritual testament and influential psychological self-portrait. First published in 1643 after an unauthorized version was distributed the previous year, it became a European best-seller.. Hard Cover. Good to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Edited by W. A. Greenhill, MD Oxon.

$25.00

THE ART OF TAOIST TAI CHI
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THE ART OF TAOIST TAI CHI

By John Panter and Rick Davis

Spiral Bound pictorial card cover; book in original shrink wrap. French and English text; ("L'art du tai chi taoïste"). Reference guide for students of Taoist Tai Chi featuring Master Moy Lin-shin; for "Cultivating Mind and Body." 108 pages richly illustrated with many B&W photos. 9¾" x 12". Still in plastic - could be either the 1990 or the 1992 edition. Spiral Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket (as issued).

$70.00

I Seem To Be a Verb
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I Seem To Be a Verb

By R. Buckminster Fuller

New York: Bantam Books, Inc, 1970. Environment and man's future - by the visionary genius of our time.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 7" x 4".

$120.00

Kitty\'s Country Cookbook
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Kitty's Country Cookbook

By Kitty Wells

Madison, Tennessee: Wright's Enterprises Signed by Kitty Wells on inside cover with date of 5-19-82.. SIGNED by author. 1st Edition. Pictorial Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 11 1/4" x 8 1/2".

$25.00

Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese
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Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese

Wine Office Court, Fleet Street, London: Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese, 1937. "The steady demand for "The Book of the Cheese" has made it necessary that we should issue the eleventh edition.. Eleventh. Soft Cover. Fair to Good/No Jacket. 7" x 5".

$25.00

OEDIPUS AND AKHNATON: Myth and History
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OEDIPUS AND AKHNATON: Myth and History

By Velikovsky, Immanuel

Garden City New York: Doubleday & Co Inc , 1960. Black cloth-covered boards; gilt stamped lettering to spine; decorative gilt design to front cover; slight bumping to edges and spine ends; shaking to spine; page edges a little toned; previous owner's neat stamp on front pastedown; author's signature to front endpaper and back pastedown - probably printed; related newspaper cutting attached to blank page. Very clean, sound copy. Illustrated dust jacket; some edgewear to spine; clipped. 208 pages; illustrated with a number of black and white plates, full page. In this book the author "identifies the scene and all the personages of the Greek Oedipus legend with the life patterns of the family of the Egyptian King Akhnaton, reputedly the first monotheist during the most famous period of Egyptian history".. Author's Signature Front and Back. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good to Very Good/Good. 9 1/2" x 6 1/2". Clear Brodart Covering.

$100.00

GOOD-BYE WISCONSIN
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GOOD-BYE WISCONSIN

By Wescott, Glenway

New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1928. Black cloth-covered boards, gilt stamped lettering; page edges toned; spine shaken with some bumping to ends. Very clean, sound copy. A collection of short stories set in Wisconsin, recounting local yarns and legends which reflect the Midwest in the early twenties, the hardship of life then and the individuals who struggled to make a living and to gain personal indepence.. First Edition (stated). Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$30.00

OUR BIRD FRIENDS - A Book for All Boys  and Girls
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OUR BIRD FRIENDS - A Book for All Boys and Girls

By Kearton, FZS, Richard

London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1900. Full tan leather binding; decorative embossed gilt rulling to front and back cover; green label with gilt title to spine, gilt embossed lettering "Schola Hulmeiana" (Hulme School) embossed on front cover; blue, grey and gilt marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, Beautiful handwritten dedication on first page: "The Hulme Grammar School Writing Prize Modern Third Form R E Livesley (signed) E K Brice Midsummer 1902". Very clean sound copy printed on glossy paper. Book has wear to surface of spine but is holding well; title clear; some rubbing to edges and corners; tissue guarded frontispiece with some faint speckles; otherwise text is very clean and clear. Small piece of corner page 13/14 missing - no loss of text; faint stain on bottom corners of Preface. Illustrated with one hundred original black and white photographs. 205 pages plus Index. Written in a clear, informative style, in the Preface (page ix) the author describes his own love of birds from a boy and his intention in writing the book which "in no way pretends to be anything in the nature of a scientific treatise but rather a chatty, though, so far as care and pains can make it, accurate little volume dealing with just such phases of bird life as are likely to attract attention and, I hope, set my readers observing and inquiring for themselves." A very attractive copy of a rare book. Collectable classic. . First Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket (as published). Illus. by C Kearton (photographs). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. School Prize.

$200.00

THE PILGRIMS OF NEW ENGLAND: A Tale of the Early American Settlers
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THE PILGRIMS OF NEW ENGLAND: A Tale of the Early American Settlers

By Webb, Mrs J B

London & New York : Ward Lock and Co [No information on year of publication or edition] The Lily Series was produced specifically as "Forming Admirable Volumes for School Prizes and Presents to Young Ladies": attractive handwritten inscription on front endpaper "Presented to Maggie Kenwick - Meth S School - Xmas 1894" Red cloth-bound boards, bevelled edges; illustrated with silver, green and black design of lilies in bloom; black lettering; some discolouration to surface and staining to endpapers; bumping to edges; page edges toned; stationer's stamp to back pastedown. Binding and hinges sound. Clean, clear text. 295 pages plus 24 pages - publisher's list of "Illustrated Gift Books, Standard Works and Popular Volumes for Children". "In the following story, an attempt has been made to illustrate the manners and habits of the earliest Puritan settlers in New England, and the trials and difficulties to which they were subjected during the first years of their residence in their adopted country." (Preface) (Very uncomon edition) . The Lily Series. Illustrated Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$175.00

THE JUNGLE
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THE JUNGLE

By Upton Sinclair

Connecticut : The Heritage Press , 1965. Boards illlustrated with brickwork design; brown title label, gilt lettering to spine - shaken, faded; neat name and date on front pastedown. Pale grey slipcase; very good condition - some fading. Very clean, sound copy. 334 pages; illustrated with black and white drawings and full page colour pictures. New Preface by the Author for this edition. Heritage Club "Sandglass" article laid in. Written in 1906 as an exposé of the working conditions endured by many immigrants to the US - their poverty, exploitation by ruthless employers and the appalling practices in the stockyards. The book attracted considerable attention, both acclaim and criticism. A classic of American literature. . First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Fletcher Martin . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Slipcase.

$25.00

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