Amsterdam: R IJ K Museum. First Edition. Original Wraps. Exhibition catalog. A very handsome copy of this rather scarce volume. Light shelf wear (expected with over-lapped wraps), very minor toning/soiling to wraps, else tight, bright and unmarred. Textured paper over-lapped wraps, multi-colored lettering. 8vo. 144pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Item #2819
1797 Holographic Deed:. Transferring D. Conant Property in Portland.
1797. Unique Item. Broadside. Primary reference point is "standing in the center of the road leading to Mr. Longfellow's". A handsome example. Light even age toning, ink measurement notations across top of sheet. Approx. 12x14" Item #4718
nd [circa 1680]. 17th century German engraving of a rabbit hunting scene with men using dogs and traps, one man on horseback with horn, unsigned. On page cut from book [?titled 'Vom Wendwerct'?], page 148. Even toning, else clean. Black stick frame, matted and glazed. SS: 3 1/2" x 4 3/8", OS: 8 1/2" x 9 1/4" Item #6728
Germany: 1938. Hardcover. Printed in red and black. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Faux burgundy leather/pebbled cloth, black ink lettering, minor foxing on a few pages, printed end papers. 49x36mm. 60pp. Item #7704
Rumpp, 1950. Limited Edition. Stiff Wraps. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Green faux leather, gilt lettering and decorative elements, toned endpapers, printed in red and black. 58x43mm. 68pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Item #7806
42 Photographs of the Demolition of the Old Howard Theatre in Boston, MA [with 20 distinct images and some duplicates taken from the same position at what might be a slightly different exposure].
Boston, MA: nd [circa 1960]. Original Prints. Near Fine. Probably journalistic in origin dating from 1960, a collection of photographs 4”x6” showing the controversial demolition of the Old Howard Theatre in Boston after a bad but not catastrophic fire. Images include shots of the building exterior strewn with debris, street... Item #8942
F. W. Dodge, 1952. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Notation in J. Sadler's hand indicates the book came from Robin Bledsoe. From the library of noted architect and writer on architecture, J. Sadler. Sadler was prone to marginalia and laying in clippings and ephemera related to a given book’s subject. The..... Item #4593
Moscow: 2004. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Green faux leather boards, painted raised wheel design on front cover, striated design on back cover, pale green endpapers. 73x52mm. 64pp. Illus. (color plates). Item #7749
Addresses - Drinking Usages. [Civil War & Temperence].
Boston: Massachusetts Temperance Society, 1861. First Edition. Hardcover. Rev. B.F. (Benjamin Franklin) DeCosta was a noted NE minister, abolitionist and temperance supporter. Laid in letter and signed personal card. Letter on Union letterhead [color top-piece with flags, eagle, "UNION" and a banner reading "Constitution of the United States of America")... Item #6255
Adirondack Map - 1908:. State of New York - The Forest, Fish and Game Commission.
New York: State of NY, 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. Four very large folded maps, titled: N.E. 1/4; N.W. 1/4; S.E. 1/4; S.W. 1/4. Overall, a handsome copy; quite scarce in such good condition. Light shelf/edge wear, front black cord broken at approximately 1/2", touch of fraying at head and heel... Item #4057
New York: Hindustan Art Co, 1930. First Edition. Original Wraps. Nice illustrations support well crafted descriptive text on styles and nature of various prints and rugs. Light shelf wear, touch of sunning at spine, upper rear corner folded, else tight, bright and unmarred. Red paper wraps, foldout sizing and style... Item #2693
Mill Valley, CA: Figment Press, . Limited Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Diane Weiss. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Red cloth boards, printed paper label, printed in red and black ink, printed endpapers. 66x70mm. 30pp. Numbered limited edition, this being 12 of 50. Item #7405
Archaeology of Eastern North America:. Volume 1, Number 1: Wells Creek - an Early man Site in Stewart County, Tennessee.
Ann Arbor, MI: Eastern States Archeological Federation, 1973. First Edition. Original Wraps. Light shelf/edge wear, owner signature on front, small chip at bottom at rear, else tight, bright and unmarred. Green ink letter and pictorial element on wraps. 4to. 134pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Item #2918
Archive Encompassing the Golden Age of the Great Ocean Liners.
Various: Various, nd [circa 1880-1930]. The history of ocean liners is the history of western prosperity, the lure of emigration and the race for technology to catch up with both. The roots of passenger liners are based in 1818, when the Black Ball shipping line of New York started offering... Item #9174
"Army and Navy U.S." [Collage of 100 US Army and Navy Officers].
New York: C.D. Fredericks, nd [circa 1865]. First Printing [presumed]. Original Photograph. Rear of card lists all 100 officers (numbered and matching difficult to read number in image). Noted minor wear notwithstanding, a handsome copy of this very scarce [and useful] reference CDV. Minor edge wear, very small surface chip... Item #6665
Automatic Scouts of Outer Space; The Legendary Vostok.
Moscow, Russia (USSR): Novosti Press Agency Publishing House, [1962-1965]. First Edition. Staplebound Wraps. Russian propaganda booklets published in English on early overviews of the Russian space program, from the mid-1960's, that describe Soviet government run satellites of the time, in detail, particularly Kosmos and Vostok. Illustrated with vintage photographs and..... Item #9949
Bangor, ME: nd . Includes: It's Football Time in Bangor; Bangor Cheer; Our Good Old Team; Nigger Nigger Cheer [sic]; Come Back Bangor. Scarce Bangor/football item. Closed split, creases from folds, name written at front, colored pencil marks at rear, else clean and bright. 8vo. Item #6488
The Beauties of Portland and Scenic Gems of Casco Bay.
Portland, ME: G.W. Morris, [circa 1895]. Hardcover. Owner inscription on ffep indicates it was purchased April 5, 1895. Wonderful period ads throughout. Overall, a very presentable copy. Light/moderate shelf/edge wear, fraying at head and heel, tips through, joints starting, else tight, bright and unmarred. Rust cloth boards, silver gilt lettering... Item #3587
Bellevue:. A Short History of Bellevue Hospital and of the Training Schools.
New York: Alumnae Association of Bellevue Pension Fund Committee, 1915. First Edition. Hardcover. A very handsome copy of this scarce early history of the hospital. Light shelf wear, light wear at head and heel, prior owner's embossed mark on ffep with ink notation ("from collection of Dr. Coolms"), else tight... Item #2465
Gloucester, MA: Bezoar, 1975. First Edition. Original Wraps. Includes the work of Erich Obermayr, Joel Oppenheimer, Richard Nelson, and Peter Riley. Rather scarce, especially early issues. Minor shelf/edge wear, touch of toning at the crease, staple removed from center top/bottom, else bright and clean. 8vo. np [12pp]. Item #7985
Keelathiruthangal, Sivakasi: Nightingale. Trade Edition. Hardcover. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Faux leather boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, matching gilt faux leather slipcase, loose leaf printed paper labels with language of book, blind tooling, set of eight. 57x43mm. Various pag. Item #9109
unkn. nd [circa 1970s]. Unique. Original Wraps. A very thorough and engaging collection of imagery and text involved, as the name implies, around the area of the BDSM scene from a Domme female/submissive male perspective. Neatly tape mounted images on lined white paper, the color and b/w images range from..... Item #8389
New York: Distributed Art Publishers, 1992. Limited Edition. Wooden Box. "Blast is a system of editorial circulation. The temporary results of this system are the editorial items presented herein. At any given time, for any given reader, the material in this container constitutes one complete realization at one point in... Item #7516