Loire, France: April, 1919. First Edition. Typed Pamphlet. "Published monthly by the British Civilians Serving with the American Expeditionary Forces in TOURS, Indre et Loire, France; and Casually by Anyone who Likes to Butt In." A very unusally bit of material, part news, part humor...very clever and well crafted. A.... Item #2808
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
Paramount Service Magazine Bound Volumes. 1921-1938 (18 Volumes).
London: Paramount Studios, 1921-1938. First Edition(s). Hardcover. In-house magazine for Paramount Films, aimed at Cinema Managers. These wonderful volumes include screen stills, film backgrounds, Boise, "story inserts" (for local paper republication), "poster ads," and wonderful images of local theaters. All volumes came from the Kobel Collection. Kobel was apparently in... Item #1979
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
The Donkey Inside:. First Edition and Author's Personal Proof.
New York: Viking Press, 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. A precursor to Hotel Splendide, essays and stories about wandering (and wining, if you will) around Europe. A very handsome copy of the first edition of this book paired with the author's own proof...a very special pair and a wonderful addition to... Item #2103
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.:. Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works, In Chronological Order; A Series of his Epistolary Correspondence and Conversations with Many Eminent Persons; and Various Original Pieces of his Composition ... In Three Volumes. The Second Edition, Revised and Augmented.
London: Printed by Henry Baldwin, 1793. First Edition Thus (Second Revised and Augmented Edition). Hardcover. Engraved portrait frontispiece, after the painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds (by J. Baker). Includes the fold-out 'Round Robin' plate (Vol. II) and a fold-out plate containing facsimiles of Dr. Johnson's handwriting (Vol. III). The last... Item #4478
Ovando, MT: Peter Bowen. First Edition. Broadside. A pristine copy of this very scarce broadside (only other publicly available copy appears to be located in the Special Collections of a Western university). Bright and unmarred. 12"x20". Illus. (pen sketch). Inscribed by author to noted Hollywood producer, Monty Montgomery. Item #2261
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
The Marvellous Country:. or, Three Years in Arizona and New Mexico, The Apaches' Home. Comprising a Description of This Wonderful Country, Its Immense Mineral Wealth, Its Magnificent Mountain Scenery, the Ruins of Ancient Towns and Cities Found Therein.
Amherst, N.S. Rogers & Black, 1973 . First Canadian Edition. Hardcover. Produced to stimulate settlement in the region. This Nova Scotia imprint is the scarcest edition (and First Canadian) of this well known book (N.B. most bibliographies do not identify this edition (See, Howes C-8)). A quite handsome copy of... Item #2007
Anfangsgruende der Metallurgie, Darinnen die Operatione, so wohl im kleinen als grossen Feuer ausführlich beschrieben. 18th Century German Metallurgy Text: All Plates Present.
Blankenburg und Quedlinburg: Reussner, 1774. First Edition. Hardcover. Binding is the remains of (presumably) the original leather binding, while it is stable in its current condition, rebinding is not unreasonable. Scarce in any condition, the textblock is quite handsome and all the plates are present. Heavy shelf/edge wear, leather missing... Item #4753
Fables of Aesop and Others:. Translated into English; With Instructive Applications and a Print Before Each Fable.
New York: Evert Duyckinck, 1813. First Edition thus. Hardcover. Repaired and rebound by Amy Wertheimer in 1987 with matching slipcase with burgundy silk pull. A lovely volume. Leaves toned, touch of foxing, professional repairs of torn leaves, else tight and unmarred. Slipcase tight. Half bound, burgundy leather spine and tips... Item #1681
London: Macmillan, 1907. Later Printing. Full Leather. Exquisitely bound by W. T. Morrell, London. Wonderful illustrations by Hugh Thomson. A stunning volume in hand. Minor shelf wear, small, dated, owner inscription, else tight, bright and unmarred. Full blue morocco leather, 5 raised bands, burgundy label, gilt lettering and intricate decorative... Item #1074
Gingrich, Arnold. (ed.) w/ Ernest Hemingway; John Dos Passos; Dashiell Hammett; Bobby Jones; Ring Lardner; Gene Tunney; etc.
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
Notice! Tour of the Great Pacific Northwest:. The Grateful Dead and the Quicksilver Messenger Service, PH Phactor Jug Band.
San Francisco, CA: Bindweed Press, 1968. First Printing. Handbill. "Fri. Sat. Feb. 2 & 3 Crystal Ballroom" A *pristine* copy of this remarkably rare handbill. The prior owner found this handbill in a book where it has safely rested since 1968 or so. It is an "As New" copy. Bright... Item #3178
Written on the Death of the Late Thomas Gray, Esq.:. Original Holographic Eulogic Poem.
1774. Broadside. 26 lines, 3 stanzas with refrain. Hand-drawn decorative boarder, certain elements in red ink, majority in black. A fine example of funeral oration at the time of the Revolution. Thomas Gray is probably best known for his popular 'Elegy in a Country Church Yard'. Stephen Gray is believed... Item #6009
Upper Montclair/London: Temporary Culture and Wolfe Editions, 2008. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Letterpress work by David Wolfe of Wolfe Editions with aquatint etchings printed by the artist from the original plates (two with added color),. Joe Haldeman is author of the science fiction classic The Forever War (1975: recently optioned by... Item #6070
The Near East:. Dalmatia, Greece And Constantinople.
New York: The Century Co. 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. Association copy. Lovely bookplate indicating this was from the Cecil B. De Mille Library. A lovely example of early 20th century travel books. Spectacular images. A very handsome copy. Light shelf wear, gilt at spine shows slight toning, small bump at... Item #1537
East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters. First Edition thus. Full Leather. "Volume Nine, New Series," includes Franz Lizst, Ludwig Beethoven, Georg Handel, Giuseppe Verdi, Robert Schumann, Johannes Brahms. Exceptional illuminations. Very minimal shelf wear, very light wear at the head of spine, green dye somewhat faded at spine and board edges, else... Item #1077
London/New York: J. M. Dent & Co. 1907. First Edition thus. Hardcover. Revised from the 1898 edition, greatly expanding on the number of plates (and improving those already present). Entire volume was reset and redesigned for this edition, a vast improvement. A very handsome copy of this wonderful collection. Very... Item #1501
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1967. First Edition thus. Hardcover. Association copy. This volume was previously owned by the producer of Jane Campion's film version of the book. Accompanying this volume are two different promotional packs (both for different film competitions) including various images, bound materials and, in one, a.... Item #1885
Hollywood: Propaganda Films, 1995. First Edition thus. Full Leather. Lovely, leather bound, presentation copy of film script (produced when shooting ends). Warmly inscribed by Nicole Kidman to the film's producer, Monty Montgomery. Very minimal shelf wear, gift inscription on front free endpage, else tight, bright and unmarred. Natural brown leather... Item #1079
Hollywood: Propaganda Films, 1995. First Edition thus. Post-Bound Leather. A fine leather binding, Gramercy Pictures in gilt on the front pastedown. This is Number 25 of the April 1995 script with June 1995 revisions (final). It is from the collection of the film's producer, Monty Montgomery. A rare chance to... Item #3180
Coke Cola Company, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Biography of the Coke Cola CEO and history of his Ichauway Plantation. Includes inserted card "Compliments of R.W. Woodruff" and two personal letters (one on Ichauway letterhead) to the prior owner of this very scarce book (one with envelope flap taped to inside... Item #37
The Art That Is Life:. The Arts and Crafts Movement in America, 1875-1920.
Boston, MA: Little Brown & Co, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. A New York Graphic Society book. Exhibition catalog. An exceptional reference, with contributions by Eileen Boris, W. Scott Braznell, Robert Judson Clark, Edward S. Cooke, Jr., Bert Randall Denker, Ellen Paul Denker, Robert Edwards, Jonathan L. Fairbanks, Sally Buchanan Kinsey... Item #1605
The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Illustrated. In Two Volumes: Salesman's Dummy.
Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Co./Houghton Mifflin and Co. 1880. First Edition Thus/Rebound. Hardcover. This is a salesman's dummy for the so-called "Subscription Edition" (published in thirty parts in wrappers; later in a variety of bindings). Richly illustrated by some of the greats of the period including, but not limited to... Item #4766