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Montana:. The Magazine of Western History. Volume 1 (1951) through Volume 41 (1991).

Helena, MT: Montana Historical Society, 1951-1991. First Edition. Hardcover. A quarterly publication, lavishly produced and covering a wide range of Montana and Western history related subjects. An exceptional run of this important record of Western Americana. All volumes privately bound. An outstanding collection (also includes several dozen 1990s editions). [N.B....  Item #1083
Price: $3,500.00
 

Images. 1923-1974.

New York: New York Graphic Society, 1981. Second Printing. Hardcover. Foreward by Wallace Stegner. Wonderful inscription from George Frampton, then President of the Wilderness Society (1986-1993, subsequently, President Clinton's Assistant Secretary of Interior for Fish and Wildlife and Parks, a former law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun...  Item #864
Price: $145.00
 

Cowboying:. A Tough Job in a Hard Land.

Salt Lake City, UT: Univ. of Utah Press, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. University of Utah publications in the American West, Volume 27. Foreward by Wilford Brimley. A near pristine copy of a very scarce volume, sadly sans DJ (it offended the tastes of the prior owner). Tight, bright and unmarred...   Item #898
Price: $125.00
 

Norwood or Village Life in New England.

New York: J.B. Ford and Company, 1874. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Overall, a very presentable copy of this signficant history. Light shelf/edge wear, spine lightly sunned, gift inscription on ffep, small private library plate on front pastedown, tear at rfep and 2pp of ads with large chip missing, else tight...   Item #2841
Price: $35.00
 

My War with the United States.

New York: Viking, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. An interesting volume (often mis-identified as having a "pencil sketch" on the title page (in fact a very "pencil sketch-like" printed image...)). A very handsome copy of a rather scarce volume. Tiny crescent of water touch at side of text block lightening edge...   Item #673
Price: $75.00
 

The United Artists Story:. The Complete History of the Studio and Its 1581 Films.

New York: Crown Publisher, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. A remarkable pictorial history of UA supported by strong text. Presentation card from Victor & Grais Productions to noted producer/director, Monty Montgomery, taped to ffep, letter to the same producer from Mark Victor of MGM/UA also laid in. Very light shelf wear...   Item #1399
Price: $45.00
 

1400 Days:. The Civil War Day by Day.

New York: Gallery Books, 1990. First American Edition. Hardcover. A day by day chronology of of the civil war. A very engaging, if superficial exploration of the war. A very handsome copy. Very minor shelf wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf wear, else bright and clean...   Item #2902
Price: $35.00
 

The Book of Water Gardening:. Giving in full detail all the practical information necessary to the selection, grouping and successful cultivation of acquatic and other plants required in the making of a water garden and its surroundings, and covering all conditions from that of the amateur with a few plants in tubs to the large estate or park.

New York: A.T. De La Mare Printing and Publishing Co., Ltd. 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Moderate shelf wear, corners through, head and heel shows touch of fraying, few spots on front, else tight, bright and unmarred. Brown cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, black ink decorative elements, silk endpages...   Item #1511
Price: $55.00
 

Herreshoff of Bristol:. A Photographic History of America's Greatest Yacht and Boat Builders.

Brooklin, ME: Wooden Boat Publications, 1989. Second printing. Hardcover. Outstanding copy of rather scarce volume. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ bright and clean. 4to. 241pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Index.  Item #306
Price: $225.00
 

Children & Youth in America:. A Documentary History: Vol I, 1866-1932 Parts 1-6, and Vol II, 1866-1932 Parts 7-8.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. A remarkable review of the legal status of children in the US and its evolution over time. It remains a remarkable reference volume. A near pristine copy. Very minimal shelf wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows minor shelf wear...   Item #1895
Price: $65.00
 

Hillsboro People:. With occasional Vermont Verses by Sarah N. Cleghorn [Association Copy].

New York: Henry Holt and Co. 1915. First Edition. Hardcover. Association copy. Warmly inscribed by author to lifelong friend and renowned poet Arthur Guiterman. Lovely bookplate indicates it "From the Library of Vita and Arthur Guiterman." A history, in poem and prose,of the people of Hillsboro, Vermont. Tangentially, the Dorothy...  Item #1833
Price: $150.00
 

Twilight of the Jackass Prospector:. Death Valley Area Portraits of the 1930's.

Morongo Valley, CA: Sagebrush Press, 1982. First Edition. Glossy Pictorial Wraps. A remarkable collection of images from the 1930s in and around Death Valley. The cover image, a 1935 color portrait taken in Ballarat, is exceptional. A near pristine copy of this increasing scarce volume. Very minimal shelf/edge wear, else...   Item #1230
Price: $45.00
 

The Complete Collectors Guide to Bauer Pottery.

Culver City, CA: California Spectrum, 1982. First Edition. Glossy Pictorial Wraps. One of the first books by the now well established Jack Chipman, specialist in Bauer Pottery. A rather handsome copy of this exceptional reference volume. Soft crease at spine, light shelf wear and rubbing , focused at edges, else...   Item #1776
Price: $45.00
 

Kentucky:. A Pictorial History.

Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 1972. Second Edition. Hardcover. A richly illustrated history of Kentucky. Overall, a very presentable copy. Very minor shelf/edge wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf/edge wear, minor wear at head, heel and tips, else bright and clean. Blue cloth boards, gilt...   Item #2900
Price: $35.00
 

In the Land of the Head-Hunters:. Indian Life and Indian Lore: Illustrated with Photographs by the Author.

Yonkers-on-Hudson: World Book Company, 1915 [1919]. Later Printing. Hardcover. Overall, rather nice copy of this rather scarce and desirable volume. Light shelf wear, touch of fraying at head and heel, touch of soiling to boards, small water stain at top of text block with very minimal penetration to leaves, else...   Item #2066
Price: $150.00
 

The Confiscation of John Chandler's Estate.

Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1903. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Tale of the seizure of a loyalist's property and its effect. A very presentable copy of this increasinly uncommon work. Light shelf/edge wear, ex libris (blended marking at spine only (perhaps private library marks)), small repair to bottom edge of ffep...   Item #6293
Price: $50.00
 

Sword and Pen For George Wahsington.

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. "This fascinating book is about the widely varied young men who volunteered their sword and their pen in the service of George Wahsington. It is told against the background of the Reevolution and the early days of the United States...  Item #2842
Price: $25.00
 

Walt Disney's Fantasia (Souvenir Program):.

New York: Walt Disney Productions, 1940. First Edition. Pictorial Wraps. This is the souvenir program for Disney's renowned production with music by Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra and narrative introductions by Deems Taylor. A very handsome copy of this rather uncommon volume. Very minimal shelf wear, else tight, bright...   Item #2807
Price: $150.00
 

Birds of New York:. Memoir 12 of the New York State Museum (Two Volumes).

New York: University of the State of New York, 1910 (Part 1) and 1914 (Part 2). First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated with full page color plates from drawings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes. A massive work and significant reference on the ornithology of New York, with distribution information, maps and county tables...  Item #1222
Price: $225.00
 

The Town:. A Novel of the Snopes Family.

New York: Random House, 1957. First Edition, First State. Hardcover. The second novel of the Snopes family trilogy, set in Mississippi. Very minimal shelf wear and very light age yellowing at edge of text block, otherwise tight, bright and apparently unread. DJ has small (1-2mm) hole where trunk meets the...   Item #233
Price: $175.00
 

The Wild Palms.

New York: Random House, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. First printing of first edtion. DJ is aging facsimile of correct ($2.50) jacket. Worn but sound, text block pristine. Edge worn (through at bottom corners), heel worn, rear hinge cracked, spine soiled, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ (facsimile) shows light shelf/edge...   Item #657
Price: $75.00
 

Hotel Room Trilogy.

Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1995. First Edition. Glossy Pictorial Wraps. Association copy. Warmly inscribed by author to producer who, with David Lynch directing, brought his Wild at Heart to the screen. Inscribed by author, else tight, bright and unmarred. 8vo. 76pp.  Item #1424
Price: $45.00
 

Durant:. The Fortunes and Woodland Camps of a Family in the Adirondacks.

Sylvan Beach, N.Y. North Country Books/Adirondack Museum, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Well documented exploration of the wonderful log homes of the Adirondacks. A handsome copy of a scarce, in hardcover, volume. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf wear/rubbing, minor edge wear, small, closed tear at head of spine...   Item #1594
Price: $45.00
 

Adirondack Furniture and the Rustic Tradition.

New York: Harry N Abrams Inc, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Exceptionally well documented survey of rustic furniture, period images and strong text. A near pristine copy of this wonderful reference volume. Gift inscription on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows very minor shelf wear, else bright and clean...   Item #1595
Price: $75.00
 

Esquire: The Quarterly for Men. Autumn 1933 [Volume 1, Number 1].

New York/Chicago: Esquire, 1933. First edition. Hardcover. This first issue contains, among others, A CUBAN LETTER (Marlin off the Morro) by Hemingway; BACK HOME IN 1919 by Dos Passos; BELLISSIMA by Wm. McFee; TREATISE ON PIE by George Ade; AUGUST AFTERNOON by Erskin Caldwell; ALBERT PASTOR AT HOME by Hammett;...  Item #131
Price: $750.00
 


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