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The New Colophon: A Book Collector's Quarterly. Volume II, Part Six

By Adler, Elmer; Winterich, John T.; Adams, Frederick B. (eds.)

New York: Duschnes Crawford, Inc, 1949. First Edition Periodical. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to. 107-189 (1), Another Man's Roses by Frederick R. Adams; On Belonging to Clubs by Christopher Morley, illustrated by Richard Erdoes; On Making a Few Books by Alfred A. Knopf; Sadleir Sadleirized by Simon Nowell-Smith; The Typophiles by Deoch Fulton; The Last Word by Wilmarth S. Lewis; The First Famour Print by A. Hyatt Mayor; The Court of Appeals ; Marginalia; Adventures in Typography; notes on contributors. First Edition, June 1949. Owner's embossed stamp on ffep. Age-toned spine with partially age-toned edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Decorative paper-covered boards with black tiltle plate and white & black lettering to front board, and black lettering to spine.

$22.50

Introduction à La Numismatique Byzantine

By Longuet, Henry

London, UK: Spink & Son Ltd, 1961. First Edition. Hard Cover - Cloth. Very Good/Good. Octavo. vii + 188 pages. preface, avant-propos, cinq chapitres, conclusion, listes chronologique - Appendice I - Empereurs de Byzance, description des planches, table des planche (24 Plates), index général. Previous owner's bookplate inside fr pastefown & and faint two line rubber stamping on ffep, binding tight, pages clean but slightly age-toned, gilt spine lettering VG. Black DJ worn at all the corners, fr panel lettering legible. DJ handles nicely in mylar protector.

$27.50

Technique 1938: The Yearbook of MIT. [Volume 53]

By Lohman, Ira H. (ed.)

Cambridge, MA: The Technique Board of MIT. 1938. F First Edition. H Full-Leather. Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 347 pp, foreword, Administration; Classes; Athletics; Activities; Fraternities; Dormitories; Features. First Edition, 1938. Inked name on front pastedown. Original publishers paper-brown dust jacket with instructions by the Andover Press regarding publication of the limited editions and care in first opening volume. Small chips and long closed tears to spine dj (in acetated jacket). Minor edge wear with with lightly foxed text block edges, else, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Full- Leather with decorative front board.

$37.50

Technique 1937: The Yearbook of MIT. [Volume 52]

By Harcum, William M. (ed.)

Cambridge, MA: The Technique Board of MIT. 1937. F First Edition. H Full-Leather. Very Good. 328 pp, foreword, in memoriam, Administration; Classes; Athletics; Activities; Organizations; Fraternities; Dormitories. First Edition, 1937. Minor edge wear with soiled spots on pl 328 and rear ffep, and lightly foxed text block edges. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Full-Leather with decorative front board, and illustrated endpapers.

$37.50

Profiles in History: Hollywood Auction 65

By Moe, Joe (ed.)

Calabasas Hills: PIH. 2014. F First Edition. S Soft Cover. Very Good - Fine. 628 pp. This TV & Movie Prop Catalog represents the largest offering of Hollywood of Hollywood/Entertainment memorabilia since the legendary MGM Auction of 1970, and includes collectibles spanning the silent era to modern film. Offerings include Peter Fonda's "Captain America" chopper from Easy Rider; Archive of 14 Houdini signed letters debunking famous psychic "Margery",;some 25 pages of Marilyn Monroe memorabilia, mostly vintage negatives and transparencies and contact sheets; Clayton Moore's iconic screen-used "Lone Ranger" mask from the film of the same name; Sigourney Weaver screen-used "Ripley" jacket from Alien; to name only a few of this extensive collection with color and b&w illustrations of the auction items. Scarce Title. Only the slightest wear, else, Pristine. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Pictorial wrappers.

$75.00

Deutsche Kolonien. Hrsg. vom Cigaretten-Bilderdienst

By Cigaretten-Bilderdienst

Dresden: Cigaretten-Bilderdienst. 1936. F First Edition. S Soft Cover. Very Good +. 72 pp. missing 3 (127, 143, and 212) of the 270 color cigarette cards of former German Colonies lost at the end of World War I, but which the Third Reich and Adolf Hitler considered, nonetheless, German. They, include Deutsch-Ostafrika (German East Africa), Deutsch-Suedwestafrika (German South West Africa), Kamerun (Cameroon), Togo , Papua New Guinea, Salomon- und Admiralitaetsinseln (Salomon and Admirals Islands), Suedsee (Southsea), Mikronesien (Micronasia), Samoa, and Kiatschou (Tsingtau, China). The text provides a history of each of these colonies, including their people, culture, architecture, economic, geographic background, their German colonial past. Text in German. First Edition, 1936. Lightly bumped top fore-edge corners wrappers, else, Near Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Original publisher's tan card wrappers with tipped-in illustration, lavishly decorative blind-stamped illustrated front wrapper, gilt frame and lettering to front wrapper.

$24.00

Die Welt in Bildern Album 3, Sammlung alles dessen, was den gebildeten Menschen interessiert. Den Freunden der guten Jasmatzi - und Constantin - Zigaretten gewidmet.

By Jasmatzi und Constantin Zigaretten (Hrsg.)

Dresden: Jasmatzi - und Constantin - Zigaretten. 1928. F First Edition. S Soft Cover. Very Good +. (2) 27 + insert of 2 pages between pp. 20 and 21: Die olympischen Spiele in Amsterdam 1928; Serien 73-124: 156 tissue protected color cigarette cards featureing a set of 42 cards (Bilder der Olympiade 1928 serie 111- 124) of the 1928 winter and summer Olympic games. Text in German. First Edition: n.d. (c.1928-1929). Slight wear to wrappers, else, Pristine Interior. Collated. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Original publisher's green card wrappers with tipped-in illustration and gilt lettering to front wrapper.

$20.00

Die Welt in Bildern. Eine Sammlung alles dessen, was den gebildeten Menschen interessiert. Zusammgestellt und den Freunden der guten "Salem"- und"Minaret" Zigaretten gewidmet von der Orientalischen Tabak- und Zigarettenfabrik "Yenidze"

By Yenidze

Dresden: Zigarettenfabrik Yenidze. F First Edition. S Soft Cover. Very Good-Very Good +. (2) 24 pp, 144 tissue protected cigarette cards: Serie 1. Stilkleider und ihre Tragerinnen; Serie 2. Bilder, Die der Welt gehoren; Serie 3. Blumen im Heim; Serie 4. Unsere Lieblinge; Serie 5. Berliner Theaterwinter 1926/12927; Serie 6. Bedeutende Frauen; Serie 7. Elegante Kleider auf dem Berliner Presseball 1927; Serie 8. Mordlandfahrt mit Morotschiff "Monte Sarmiento" (Hamburg-Sud); Serie 9. Filmkinder; Serie 10. Erfogreiche deutsche Rennpferde 1926; Serie 11. Wintersport; Serie 12. Deutsche Badeorte; Serie 13. Beruhmte Filmschauspierlerinnen; Serie 14. Deutsche Turnierreiter; Serie 15. Brunder deutscher Weitfirmen; Serie 16. Rassehunde; Serie 17. Ein sterbendes Volk Serie 18. Beruhmte Bauwerke Aigyptins; Serie 19. Unsere jungen Dichter; Serie 20. Tennissport; Serie 21. Bilder aus Holland; Serie 22. Kletterkunste der Eisenbahn; Serie 23. Berhumte Schachspieler; Serie 24. Slavische Volkstrachten. n.d. (c. 1927- 1928). Small closed tears to top and bottom spine edge wrapper with lightly faded edges of same, else, Pristine Interior. Collated. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Original publisher's green card wrappers with light green lettering to front wrapper.

$22.50

Het groot dierentuin boek : een dagje tussen de dieren, naar werkelijkheid Getekend

By Unknown Artist

Ploegsma, Amsterdam: J.F. Schreiber. 1980. Reprint. S Soft Cover/Accordian. Very Good + +. Eight wordless pictorial panels with six movable pop-up panoramic zoo scenes. Illustrated in full color. Completely expands to a length of 1.80 metres, forming a wide arc encompassing the entire old-fashioned zoo with both animals and the visitors: 'A day at the zoo you won't forget anytime soon'. Once fold-out books like this large Zoo book were quite common, examples like this period piece are now somewhat scarce. Collectible. Dutch reprint of the original German edition of some hundred years earlier.

$27.50

Australien, Neuseeland. Jims Abenteuer im Land der trockenen Flusse.

By Sanella-Bilder [Hrsg.]

Hamburg: Margarine-Union. 1950. F First Edition. S Soft Cover. Very Good. 70 (2) pp with 98 (mostly loose) color c.3"x5" postcard-like illustrations + two laid-in sheets of 'Australien und Neuseeland: Flaggentafel A und B (Bild 99 und 100). Collated. Text in German. 3" closed tear to bottom fore- edge page 46 (does not affect text) with light wear wrappers. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Original publisher's colour illustrated wraps.

$17.50

Mittel und Sud Amerika. Conny Punnebergs abenteuerliche Reise.

By Sanella-Bilder [Hrsg.]

Hamburg: Margarine-Union. 1952. F First Edition. S Paperback. Very Good -. 71 (1) pp with 98 tipped-in color c.3"x5" postcard-like illustrations + two laid-in sheets of 'Die Flaggen Mittel- und Sudamerikas: Flaggentafel 1 und 2 (Bild 99 und 100). Collated. Text in German. 1" closed tear to top fore-edge wrapper with moderate wear to same. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Original publisher's colour illustrated wraps.

$17.50

Gestalten der Bühne. Das Ziel des deutschen Theaters in Dritten Reich!

By Mitschke-Collande, C.; Rüdinger, O; Herfert, Fritz

Dresden: Bilderstelle Lohse. 1934. F First Edition. S Soft Cover. Very Good. 102 pp, Umschlagbild: Der Bajazzo (Prolog-Szene). Von O. Rudinger. Titleblatt; Kunstblatt: Salomes Tranz. Von O. Rudinger; Geleitwort. Von Gehelmrat Dr. Adolph; Inhalt des Sammelwerks; Vollstandiges Bilder- Verzichnis; Worte der fuhrenden Mannern. Kunstblatt mit den fuhrenden Mannern; Ehrt eure deutschen Meister von Wilhelm Clobes; Aufbruch unter dem Hakenkreuz von Wilhelm Clobes; Wie eine Opern-Auffuhrung entsteht von Oberspielleiter Dr. A. Schum; Dresdner Richard-Strauss-Urauffuhrungen von Professor Dr. Hans W. Singer; Die Zusammensetzung des Opern-Orchesters von H. Luschnath; Orchester-Partitur; Langesschnitt durch das Schauspielhaus in Dresden; Moderne Buhnen-Technik von Georg Brandt; Von der stange zur Premiere von Tanz-Regisseur Peter Pawlinin; Verlags- und Urheber-Angaben. Complete album illustrated throughout with pasted-in color characters in costume and German text. "Das Sammelwerk enthalt nahezu alle Opern, Dramen, Schauspiele der grosseren deutschen Buhnen. Fur die Bilder wurden Original-Gemalde durch Kostum-Maler C. von Mitschke- Collande und O. Rudinger nach dem Fundus der Sachsischen Staatstheater angerfertigt. Durchweg werden von jedem Stuck vier Haupt-Darsteller gezeigt; ausserdem ist fur jedes Stuck eine inhalts-Angabe von Fritz Hofert geschrieben worden, so dass die Sammlung gleichzeitig als Opern- und Schauspiel-Fuhrer dient." 2 1/2" chip to bottom front fore-edge corner with closed tears and edge wear to spine, else, Pristine, interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Original publisher's colour illustrated wraps.

$75.00

The Parker Gun: An Immortal American Classic,Volume II (Hardcover)

By Baer, Larry L.

Visalia, CA: Josten's/American Yearbook Company. 1976. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. No Dust Jacket, As Issued. 146 pp, introduction, Parker Hammer Gun; Parker's Finest; Buying and Collecting; History of the Charles Parker Company with b&w illustration and some color plates. First Edition, 1976. Scarce Title. Only the faintest age-toning to text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black leatherette alligator texture with stamped silver oval Parker Gun logo and silver lettering to front board, raised black lettering to spine, and pictorial endpapers.

$75.00

Old Farm Tools and Machinery: An Illustrated History
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Old Farm Tools and Machinery: An Illustrated History

By Blandford, Percy W.

Fort Lauderdale, FL: Gale Research Company, 1976. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. 188 pp, list of 30 b&w illustrations and 41 drawings, 1. Thr Rural Sceme; 2. From Animal to Steam Power; 3. The Coming of Tractors; 4. Ploughing; 5. Planting and Sowing; 6. Cultivating; 7. Harvesting Cereals; 8. Harvesting Other Crops; 9. Estate Management; 10. Stock Management and Feeding; 11. Dairy Produce; appendices: 1. sources of information; 2. glossary; bibliography, index, index. First American Edition, 1976. "The author paints a complete picture of working farming life from its primitive beginnings to present-day automation. Concentrating on the early days of agriculture, he depicts the rural scene when man first scratched a living from the earth, then elaborates on the great changes effected with the move from animal to steam power, with emphasis on the role of the internal combustion engine in the shape of the tractor including 40 pages of meticulously observed line diagrams and 30 photographic plates taken during the author's researches in Europe an the United States with subjects ranging from threshing with oxen in Turkey to harvesting with modern combine in the American West." from the jacket flap. Not Price Clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$27.50

The Immortal Autograph Letters, Documents, Manuscripts, Portraits, Personal Relics and Other Lincolniana Collected By the Late Oliver R. Barrett

By Barrett, Oliver R. and Parke-Bernet Galleries

New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.. 1952. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. (7) 264 pp, b&w frontis, foreword, conditions of sale, The Barrett Lincoln Collection Catalogue. Public Auction Sale #1315 Sold by Order of the Executors of His Estate and of Roger W. Barrett, Chicago: First Edition, 1952. "The collection is arranged in chronological order, commencing with the earliest date document, Slave Sale in Mass. 1667, catalogue number 1, to an autograph manuscript poem 'Illinois', by Frederick M. Steele, catalogue number 808." Owners ex libris plate and embossed stamp on front endpapers. Small closed tear to top edge spine of paper-covered boards with only the faintest wear, else, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Pictorial paper-covered boards with cover portraint of Lincoln and black lettering on front board, and black to spine.

$27.50

Bibliotheque Jacques Matarasso: Le Surrealisme: Editions Originales, Livres Illustres, Manuscrits et Correspondances Autographes, Reliures, Revues, Tracts et Documents

By Etude Loudmer

Paris: Loudmer. 1993. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Unpaginated. Catalogue de la vente aux encheres publiques aura lieu a Paris Hotel Drouot, Jeudi 2, vendredi 3 et samedi 4 decembre 1993. Le surrealisme: 857 livres, manuscrits, autographes, etc. Only the slightest wear to dust jacket with slightly wavy pages, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Paper-covered board and original clear mylar jacket with red and black lettering to front panel, black lettering to spine, and red ribbon page marker.

$44.00

Les antiquaires avec la haute joaillerie de France et le livre rare au Grand Palais. XIIe Biennale Internationale, 20 Septembre - 7 Octobre 1984

By Oliver, Aaron; Danois-Faye, Ariane, et al.

Paris: Syndicat Des Antiquaires. 1984. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. 905 pp, Comite d'organisation; Plan de l'exposition; Listes alphabetiques des exposants et des announceurs; L'evolution du portrait en France au XVIIIe siecle, par Olivier Aaron; Les meubles laque faits en Chine pour l'exportation, par Ariane Dandois-Faye; Les tapisseries caucasiennes dites Soumaks, par Lucienne Cella; Le culte de saint Denis et des saints cephalophores au Moyen Age, par Jacqueline Boccador; Des arts dits sauvages, par Raoul Lehuard; Renontre, par Raoul Lehuard; Retentissement de la parole sauvage, par Vincent Bounoure; Fecondite et naissance dans la numismatique, par Sabine Bourgey; Les Grimmer, par Reine de Bertier de Sauvigny ex du Roy de Bliquy; Reves et symboles chez les ornemanistes du XVIIIe siecle, par Jean Lupu; La statuaire en Asie du Sud-Est et son evolution, par Alain Letessier; Une importante collection de porcelaines de Chine, par Axel Vervoordt; L'argenterie des Hugenots, par Axe; Verpprdt; Le Chat dieu, par Beatrice Bouche; ; Les marques des faiences de petit feu de La Rochelle, par Christian Bealu; Antiquaires exposants :stands; Joailliers Orfevres exposants : stands; Vitrines antiquires et expositions dans les jardins; editeurs exposants et vitrines d'exposition; antiquaires announceurs. Text in French. Syndicat des Antiquaires, 1984. Near Pristine. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Suede Leather with decorative gilt embossed front board, with gilt lettering to boards and spine.

$27.50

Victorian Art Pottery

By Thomas, E. Lloyd

London: Guildart. 1974. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good ++. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good -. xxi, 238 pp, preface, acknowledgments, list of 15 b&w line drawings, list of 6 colour plates, 1. Introduction. 2. Artist Potters: William De Morgan; The Martin Brothers; Sir Edmund Elton. 3. Doulton's Lambeth Wares. 4. Torquay Terra-Cotta: Watcombe; The Torquay Terra-Cotta Co.; Aller Vale; Twentieth Century Decline. 5. Country Potteries: Rye; Barnstaple. 6. Provincial Factories: Linthorpe; Burmantofts; Bretby; William Ault. Appendices: I. List of 19th century Art Potteries; II. Chronological Table of Potteries described in text; III. Some contemporary opinions of Art pottery; IV. Collections of Art pottery open to the public; V. Bibliography. Marks: The marks of the various Potteries and their Artists, etc., are given at the end of the corresponding Section of the text. They are not necessarily drawn to scale. index. Limited Edition 1000 copies of which this is No. 369. Inked name ffep. Chip at top edges front panel (3/4" triangle), spine head (c.1"), and rear panel (3/4"x1") with minor edgewear. Lighlty foxed top and fore-edge text block, partially foxed endpapers. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$27.50

Indian Relics and Their Value

By Brown, Allen

Chicago: Lightner Publishing Co.. 1942. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. 109 pp. B&w illustrations throughout with brief sections of Strange Facts About the Indian, Hieroglyphics and Symbols, and Indian Pictographs. First Edition, 1942. A guide to collectors and collecting of American Indian artifacts, including museums and private collections. Near Pristine. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Gray cloth with black lettering to front board and spine.

$27.50

De Vitruve a Ledoux: Bibliotheque d'architecture d'un Amateur. Un musée de Papier,

By Cojannot, Alexandre

Paris: Maison de Vente ALDE. 2014. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. 267 (2) pp. The sale included the following highlighted lots: Alberti1-3; Vitruve 4-9; Architecture Ephenmere 26-31; Le Cabinet du Roi 50-60; Albums du Duc d'Antin 82-84; Piranesi 117; Ledoux 143-144; includes indexes of Architects and Provenances with color plates throughout, and a laid-in heavy card sheet of estimations. Text in French: First Edition, 2014. Lightly bumped top front fore-edge corner board, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Blue cloth with tipped-in b&w illustrations and gilt borders on front board, and gilt lettering to spine.

$48.00

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