Recent Locomotives: Illustrations, with descriptions and specifications and details, of recent American and European locomotives, reprinted from the Railroad Gazette. Enlarged edition: Including a chapter on compound locomotives. 1886 Published by the Railroad Gazette, No...
"Ten Premium Tracts for Soldiers" written for premiums offered by the widow of Col. Alexander R. Thompson USA who fell in the Florida war. Some slight foxing on the inside. Very minor rubbing on the outer corners. Otherwise in great condition. American Tract Society circa 1862-1863
"All Men Are Brothers (Shui Hu Chuan)" translated from Chinese by Pearl S. Buck with an introduction by Lin Yutang and illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias. Limited Editions Club, New York, 1948. This is number 443 of 1500 copies. Signed on the colophon page by Miguel Covarrubias. 2 volumes. Large quarto Chinese style boards, sewn, light rubbing to lower edges. Total of 688 pages plus colophon in Mylar dust wrapper.
"The Little White Bird or Adventures in Kensington Gardens" by J.M. Barrie. NY Charles Scribner's Sons. 1902. 1st American Edition. 349 pages. Publishers original green cloth with light rubbing at spine ends and corners. Gilt decorated cover and spine lettering. Interior clean.
"A Treatise on Oral Deformities" by Norman W. Kingsley M.D.S., D.D.S. As a branch of mechanical surgery with over 350 illustrations. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1888. Full leather binding, tan calf with black spine label with gilt lettering rubbed & bumped but still quite sound. 541 pages & 14 pages advertisements.
"The Fairest of the Fair" by Hildegarde Hawthorne. Philadelphia, Henry Altemus 1894. 293 pages. Original publishers cloth with gilt & silver tooling. Corners and edges bumped and rubbed. Bottom of spine beginning to fray. Lacks last free flyleaf. Inside front cover beginning. $195
First issue, first edition of "Mountain Interval" by Robert Frost. New York Henry Holt and Company. Published November, 1916. Page 88 line eight repeated twice. Original blue publishers cloth, rubbed at corners and ends. Some fraying at top of spine. Clean interior. Inside front cover hinge beginning to crack.
"Deliverance" by James Dickey. Signed on title page. First printing stated. Houghton Mifflin Co. 1970 Boston. Dust wrapper has some rubbing at edges and points. Interior very clean. Some brown spots under dust wrapper have left light marks on cloth binding. Still a very nice copy.
John F. Kennedy inscribed paperback edition of "Profiles in Courage." Cardinal edition, Pocket Books Inc. NY. Published March 1957. Inscribed to Mr. Newton, Best wishes, John. F. Kennedy 243 pages. Rubbed along edges but still quite nice. Tape stains on inside of back cover from a dust wrapper.
History of Dallas County, Texas. Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Compnay 1892. 1011 pages. Full brown leather binding with blind tooling of the Greek key pattern on both front and back covers. Gilt lettering on front cover and on spine. Some rubbing and corners bumped. Interior nice with some minor foxing. Some - NOT ALL - plates were water damaged prior to being bound originally. A rare, nice example. 11" tall - 9" long - 3 3/4" wide
Cases Determined In The Superior Courts of Law and Equity of the State of North Carolina by John Louis Taylor. New Bern, Martin & Ogden, 1802. Original calf binding, hinges broken and detached but present; needs re-binding. A.M. Scales ownership + George C. Mendenhall. 360 pages.
Reports of Cases Adjudged In The Superior Courts of Law and Equity of the State of North Carolina For the Year 1789 to 1798 by John Haywood. Halifax, Abraham Hodge, 1799 First Edition. Original Calf binding. Hinges broken and hanging by a cord, Interior toned throughout (Needs re-binding). A. M. Scales ownership.
Copyright 1927, The Reuben H. Donnelly Corporation, Chicago, IL. 288 pages. Black and white & color pages with thumb index tabs. Brown embossed cloth binding, quite worn, rubbed & bumped corners, spine ends rubbed. A small stain begins at Page 263 and runs to the end in lower corner, does not affect text or images. 12 3/8" x 9 1/4."
Copyright 1887 by Liebenroth, Von Auw & Co. Six full-page lithograph plates of early baseball. Includes Front tile page plus five other lithographs "Wild Pitch," "Fly Ball," "Caught Between Bases," "Foul Ball," and "Home Run." Toned throughout. Back cover was damp-stained but not affecting interior. 15" tall x 12 5/8."
Random House, New York (1986) First Edition, #90 of 500. Signed 'Dr. Seuss' on limitations page. Mint condition in slipcase (we opened cellophane casing). Green cloth in green cloth slipcase. 11 5/8" tall x 8 3/8."
Andre Paccard, Complete in Two Volumes. Editions Atelier 74, 1980 Saint-Jorioz, France (Text In English). Both Volumes in Original Color Illustrated Dust Jackets (Lightly rubbed). Interiors very nice. A beautiful elaborate publication. 12" tall, 10" wide, 4" thick when paired.
The Pop-Up Cinderella and Other Tales Including Hansel and Gretal, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Puss-In-Boots, With Pop-Up Illustrations by Harold B. Lentz. Blue Ribbon Books, New York (1933). Spine cocked; illustrated covers with light rubbing, corners bumped, spine ends bumped. Interior front hinge cracking. All pop-ups work and are complete. The cellophane windows are present but one pane has a horizontal tear. 8 3/4" tall x 7" wide x 2" thick.
New Market (Virginia), 1824. Published by Salomon Henkels Druckery. "A collection of exquisite prayerful songs, for the use of children, both at home an at school." Henkels Druckery was the first Lutheran print shop in the U.S. This collection of songs came from Paul Henkel, Salomons father, and others. This copy bound in marbled paper boards with some rubbing at extremities, is tight and sound...