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
Original James Rizzi 3-D sculpted lithograph titled "Wishing Well". Signed, dated 1989 and numbered #287/350. Mat measures 11 7/8" z 10 7/16" Sheet measures 7 1/2" x 5 11/16"
"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
President John F. Kennedy and First Lady, Jacqueline, original inscribed photograph by Yousuf Karsh. Inscription reads: "For Joe A. Pell Jr. With very best wishes - John F. Kennedy" Circa 1961. Sheet is toned. Despite the toning, the colors are still great. Sheet folded bottom right corner. Light scratch/imperfection in the upper right corner about 2 inches long. Sheet measures 22" x 16 7/8"
Original lithograph by Harold Altman (1924-2003). Signed, numbered #23/185, titled. Toned and window burned. There is a slight stain to the mat in the lower center, but the image/sheet has not been affected. Sheet is taped to mat at the top. Sheet measures 14 5/8" x 10 7/8" Mat measures 17 1/2" x 13 7/8"
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.
Original chromolithograph by American artist Alexander Pope Jr. titled "The American Quail." The image is attached to what appears to be its original backer sheet. There are full margins surrounding the image. The back sheet has been taped to the mat, but can be removed. There are a few tears on the sheet as well, but nothing is affecting the image. Mat measures 23 1/16" x 29" Backer sheet measures 21 9/16" x 27" Image measures 14" x 20"
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
Original etching and aquatint in colors of a little girl beside and baby in a cradle by Belgium artist Frantz Charlet (1862-1928). Circa 1900. Signed in pencil. Image is in good condition. The sheet has been laid down on backer and mat has been laid down over sheet. Plate measures 13 1/4" x 17 1/4" Mat measures 18 3/4" x 22"
Original etching and aquatint in colors of a Grandfather and Granddaughter by Belgium artist Frantz Charlet (1862-1928). Circa 1900. Signed in pencil. Image is in good condition. The sheet has been laid down on backer and mat has been laid down over sheet. Window measures 13 1/8" x 17 1/8" Mat measures 18 3/4" x 22"
Cornell University Hand-Colored reproduction of a circa 1910 original. Printed from the original copperplate engraving. In good condition. Is taped to back of mat. Sheet measures 23 1/4" x 35 5/8" Mat measures 23 15/16" x 36"
Original Cornell University bird's eye view photograph from 1949. Image is in good condition. The photograph has been laid down on a board. Board taped to mat. Photograph measures 16" x 19 13/16" Mat measures 19 1/2" x 23 3/16"