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Penhally [SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO AUTHOR'S COUSIN]
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Penhally [SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO AUTHOR'S COUSIN]

by GORDON, Caroline

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931. First Edition. Carl W. Bertsch dustjacket art. Southern author's first novel. "The talented wife of Allen Tate has built this novel upon the vicissitudes of a house and family during one century of American life. As the tide of the Civil War rolls over the old mansion, two cousins, representing the opposing family groups, are rivals for the same girl. Lee's surrender finds the family sadly shattered but the mansion unchanged. Then, in the rise of the New South, the family's final destiny unfolds". This copy nicely signed and inscribed by Gordon to her cousin Alice Lee in 1931 at front endpaper. Very Good, some spotting to cloth, in Good dustjacket, nickel sized chip at top spine end, some clear tape at spine ends and flap corners, modest wear and darkening
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Photograph Albums [Five] of Tour of Japan and China with focus on Hydro-Electric Power Plants...
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Photograph Albums [Five] of Tour of Japan and China with focus on Hydro-Electric Power Plants [General Electric Interest] Also Hawaii, Geisha, Kyoto, Tokyo, Tokyo Electrotechnical Laboratory, Shanghai, Cross Dressing, Shanghai.

by (W. W. Lewis, J. E. Clem, R. Mitsuda)

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[Japan]: [No Publisher], 1925. A collection of five photo albums (dated 1922-1925) of an extended tour of Japan and China. American electrical engineers from General Electric visiting their Japanese counterparts and the hydro-electric power plants of Japan. Exquisite photos of early 1920's Japanese and Chinese culture, people, landscape and historical architecture. Five albums: Printed cloth over hard boards. Bound with ribbon. Heavy wheat colored cloth depicting a diagonal repeating scene of a colorful medieval procession; Japanese calligraphy is repeated throughout the print. All albums have slight fading on front cover; back cover retains original coloring in cloth pattern: black lettering and outlined figures in colored dress: crimson, teal, and blue on wheat colored fabric of a tight weave. All books show some wearing on edges to cloth cover (some fraying, and some corners bare of cloth); otherwise in excellent condition.* (Japan Book II has detached back cover). Two large 14" x 10.5" albums:… Read More
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Photograph Album and Scrapbook for Trip to California: includes St. Augustine Florida, 1901...
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Photograph Album and Scrapbook for Trip to California: includes St. Augustine Florida, 1901 Wedding, Alligator Farm, Golden Gate, Cliff House, Seal Rocks, China Town and other photos including Cyanotypes.

by SWANNEY, Thomas [Cyanotypes]

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[California]: [Thomas Swanney], [1901]. Quarto, example of eastern binding late 1890-1900's. Green cloth over paper. Chinese characters in black on front cover translate to: 1901. This appears to be a ledger book that has been used instead as a scrapbook. Each page consist of a sheet approx. 21 inches folded once, printed with vertical red lines with Chinese script on fold. This interesting and varied collection contains clippings, photos and other ephemera from the early 1900's, kept in the pages of a hand-bound Asian ledger book. An ownership inscription reads: Thos. B. Swanney Trip to California, Jan 27, 1901. The book begins as a scrapbook with clippings from famous California sites such as Golden Gate, Cliff House, Seal Rocks, and China Town - all photos from Waters Nickel Series; and clippings from various magazines or postcards. The scrapbook records a sightseeing trip that would seem to begin in San Francisco and proceed through Santa Barbara along the coast by rail to Pasadena and Pikes… Read More
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Porgy
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Porgy

by HEYWARD, Du Bose

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New York: George H. Doran, (1925). First Edition. Theodore Nadejen dustjacket art and decorations. Author's most remembered work on African American life. Title was a successful Broadway play starring Jack Carter and Peter Clark. An uncommon First Edition. This copy presumably from the library of pulp author H. Bedford Jones with what appears to be his ownership signature at front endpaper. Very Good, some soiling to cloth in Good dustjacket, lacking top two inches of spine, modest soiling to panels, nickel sized chip at top rear panel.
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The Pupils of Peter the Great. A History of the Russian Court and Empire from 1697 to 1740.
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The Pupils of Peter the Great. A History of the Russian Court and Empire from 1697 to 1740.

by BAIN, F. Nisbet

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Westminster: A. Constable & Co., 1897. First edition. Frontispiece of Peter the Great. Octavo, original green cloth, gilt lettered on front cover and spine, fore-edges untrimmed. Rarely offered title. One copy located on Worldcat. Very Good with light shelf wear, slight bubbling of cloth at front cover.
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