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...
New Market, Shenandoah County (VA). Published in Salomon Henkel's Druckery (Publishing House), 1816. 167 pages. 2nd Edition. Three blank pages at front and two at rear. Rev. Paul Henkel's name is on the first free endpaper. Cloth spine with decorative stenciled paper boards. Exterior is rubbed, particularly at extremities. Interior toned throughout, but a tight, sound copy of this scarce Henkel item. 5 1/2" tall.
Cloth-bound with some light wear to covers. Measures 8 3/4" tall.
With Notes & References by Thomas Scott, 1830, Complete in Six Volumes. Boston: Samuel T. Armstrong & Crocker and Brewster; New York, J. Leavitt. Full leather bindings show aged wear but are tightly bound and in very good overall condition. Each volume is 10 5/8" tall and the set spans 13" across a bookshelf.
Anniversary Edition, Limited to 1250 Sets, Complete in 21 Volumes. New York and London, Harper & Brothers, 1920. Bound in 3/4 blue leather and cloth with gilt-decorated spine with raised hubs and five compartments. To edge gilt; other edges untrimmed. Very Fine condition overall - Volume 17 front top of hinge is starting to rend; otherwise a nice set. Issued as a celebration of Hardy's eightieth year. 32" Set Across, 9" Tall.
Prof. Dr. C. E. Bock. Contains 38 color plates. New York: William Wood & Company, 1881. Bound in original burgundy pebbled cloth with blind tooling on front and back covers. Gilt lettering on front and spine. The edges are worn, particularly at the extremities with some fraying at the top and bottom of the spine...
Richard Henry Dana Jr. New Edition, With Subsequent Matter by the Author. Boston: Fields, Osgood & Co., 1869. 470 pages. Bound in original green publisher's cloth, blind-ruled and decorated. Gilt-lettered spine, bumped and chipping some. Some wear to lower spine and extremities and some soiling to the front lower cover. Interior is nice except for a water stain affecting only upper right top and corner from first end-paper to Page 119 and from page 427 to 470...