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Small Craft Advisories : Review Articles, 1984-1988

By: Craft, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A.: Thames & Hudson, 1989:

Seller ID: 8332


Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. No Edition Stated, Likely First. ISBN:0500014639. Book is almost like new -- crisp and clean in mylar. Snow white page edges. Only defect is a small bit of wrinkling to crown of DJ spine. The author, a conductor and musical scholar, has compiled a collection of critical writings which first appeared mainly in The New York Times Review of Books. Subjects run the gamut from the life and work of W.H. Auden to adultery in Amhesrt, Masschusetts! 29... View more info

A Title Guide To the Talkies (2 Vol.)

By: Dimmitt, Richard Bertrand

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Scarecrow Press, 1965:

Seller ID: 5673


Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ. First Printing. Ex-Library. Very nice, clean copies gently circulated. Black boards, usual interior markings. Bottom & top edges stamped. A comprehensive listing of 16,000 feature length films from October 1927 until September, 1963. We also have the volume from 1964 through 1974 by Andrew A, Aros as conceived by Dimmitt. View more info

Fabulous Small Jews : Stories (Photo of Author Laid-in)

By: Epstein, Joseph

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, U.S.A., Houghton Mifflin Company: 2003

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 11,800


Book is brand new and would be perfect were it not for two small bumps, one at each upper corner. Still looks great in brand new mylar. Black and white glossy photo View more info

Poor Richard: The Almanacks for the Years, 1733-1758

By: Franklin, Benjamin, Illustrated by Sharp, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books: 1979

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 13923


Very nice copy. Clean as a whistle inside and out and tightly bound with dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Small crease to bottom front edge. Illustrated by Norman Rockwell with six large full color oil paintings and over 40 line drawings. Book was originally published in a print run of 1500 copies by the Limited Editions Club in 1969 for members only. 300 pages. View more info

Diane Goode's Book of Giants and Little People

By: Goode, Diane, Goode, Diane (illustrator)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A.: Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers, 2001:

Seller ID: 8590


Fine/Fine. First Printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ISBN:0525456600. Gorgeous brand new copy in mylar. Has not been price-clipped. Pretty endpapers and charming art add to the visual appeal of a book about all beings magical from elves to giants. The author/illustrator is a Caldecott Honor medalist. View more info

An Address on Abraham Lincoln By Dr. Mordecai W. Johnson Before Joint Convention of the Michigan Legislature

By: Johnson, Dr. Mordecai W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: No Publisher Indicated: 1959

Edition: No Edition Stated

Seller ID: 15924LW


Nice, clean copy of an address given February 12, 1959 by the then president of Howard University. Browning to spine area of booklet only fault of note. Pages and cover clean and untoned. Johnson extols the virtues of Lincoln as the Great Emancipator while offering biographical data and analysis of events. 20 pages. Interesting item for the Lincoln collector. View more info

An Acceptable Time

By: L'Engle, Madeleine

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A.: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, LLC, 1989:

Seller ID: 8064


Hard Cover. Very Good/Fine. First Edition, Stated. ISBN:0374300275. Beautiful pristine copy in mylar. Has not been price-clipped. Only defect is slight warp to boards. Wonderful, multi-layered fantasy by the Newbery award-winning author of "A Wrinkle In Time." This one centers around Polly O'Keefe. 343 pages. View more info

Many Waters

By: L'Engle, Madeleine

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A.: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, LLC, 1986:

Seller ID: 8065


Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. First Edition, Stated. ISBN:0374347964. Beautiful copy in mylar. Like new. No price-clip and still retains original sticker from publisher indicating book is by author of the classic "A Wrinkle In Time." We are big fans of L'Engle's work and are delighted to be able to offer such a beautiful copy. Endpapers include family trees. A continuation of the Time Trilogy, this time focused on Sandy and Dennys Murray. 310 pages View more info

Lord Kilgobbin

By: Leaver, Charles

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown: 1899

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 16079


What a beauty this one is! Clean and tightly bound with no writing and almost no wear to the boards. The beautiful gilt decorations on both face and spine gleam brightly and there is lovely clean gilt at top edge as well. Charles Lever was a Dubliner and popular author of his day, even praised by Trollope for the naturalness of his writing voice. To appreciate fully a Leaver novel though, one needs to know but two things a.) he was an Irishman in the best sense of the w... View more info

The Hollywood Collector's Kit; MGM Posters; The Golden Years (contains GWTW Movie Poster and Wizard of Oz video)

By: Miller, Frank

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Turner Publishing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15810


Contains: Brand new sealed video of The Wizard of Oz; fine condition book "MGM Posters; The Golden Years" by Frank Miller; published by Turner Publishing in 1994 and a FIRST EDITION; a large folded reproduction of a Gone With the Wind movie poster; and a sealed 12" plastic ruler decorated with movie stills from the Wizard of Oz. What a cool gift for the movie buff! All of the above is housed in a brown case measuring the size of the book --12-1/4" tall an... View more info

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Mina Findley Lake Sesquicentennial 1824 1874

By: No Author

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Findley Lake, New York, Findley Lake and Mina Historical Society: 1997

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 25320


Crisp, pristine book looks brand new. It's accompanied by a travel brochure titled Findley Lake, New York dated 2000 which will accompany it. The main book measures 8-1/2"x11" and is printed on quality coated paper with abundant historical photographs and facsimiles of related ephemera. Also much history in a lengthy tex, including memoirs from older residentst. Wxcellent resource for genealogy 134 pages, plus index. Some advertising, but limited. Originally published ... View more info

The Hidden Muse, Twentieth Century Studies In Literature In English

By: Peck, J. Cornelius

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rosemont, New Jersey: The Morris-Lee Publishing Group, 1999:

Seller ID: 8532


Soft Cover. Fine/Wraps, Fine. No Edition Stated. SIGNED and Inscribed by Author. ISBN:0964535661. Beautiful as new copy with no markings or spine crease. Looks brand new. Inscribed by author, "To --------, With fond memories of Magdalen College, Oxford, 1999. 'Summer Dreams.' Cornelius." Scarce book! The author discusses Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom, John Knowls' A Separate Peace, Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway, Evelyn Waugh's A Handful of Dust; Bloomsbury, James ... View more info

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After the Battle of Brooklyn

By: Riley, Duke; Heartney, Eleanor

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York, Magnan Projects: 2007

Edition: Limited Edition of 2000

Seller ID: 23742


This is a fascinating book which melds history and contemporary times tyhnaks to Projects and Magnan Emrich Contemporary. This Duke Riley’s second solo show at the New York gallery. After the Battle of Brooklyn: East River Incognita II further examines the artist’s interest in exploring of maritime history and events around the waterways of New York City. It was on view from November 2 to December 22, 2007. The photographs are gorgeous and there is much color. Th... View more info

Recognition of Robert Frost

By: Thornton, Richard, Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Henry Holt, 1937:

Seller ID: 4640


Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. No Edition Stated, Likely First. Book itself is quite nice -- clean and tightly bound. DJ looks handsome in mylar jacket, but through it can be seen wear to right front edge, several chips to crown of spine, one at bottom rear edge and soiling to back white cover. Has not been price-clipped, however. This is a great find -- a compendium of arrticles by the leading critics of day in honor of Frost, including contributions from Amy Lowell, Dorot... View more info

Cosette and the Saint-Cyrien

By: Woolcott, Alexander

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago: Toby Rubovits, Inc. 1943:

Seller ID: 9486


Soft Cover. Very Good/Wraps, Good. No Edition Stated. Privately Printed. Alexander Woolcott, perhaps best known for the famous line, "Everything I like to do is either immoral, illegal, or fattening" died in 1943 just before this booklet was published. He suffered a heart attack while participating in a roundtable radio broadcast about Hitler. In fact, a few lines on the last page state, "Although Mr. Alexander Woolcott did not provide the direction for the c... View more info