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WHO'S WHO TODAY - #60640
By Finch, F
Description: G+/NONE. N.D.; First Edition. Stapled wraps. Interior cleaned with just slight age toning. From cover has minor staining. Rear cover is full of pencil scribbles, which unfortunately reduces the overall condition to just good (or a little better); Oblong 16mo; 78 pages; Small booklet of 78 caricatures of famous faces and sayings (ca. Late 1920's) by Denver Post cartoonist Finch. These were intended to be used as part of ad features for newspapers for different holidays, and other times. Special cartoons are included for the holidays. Some of the caricatures include Calvin Coolidge, Henry Ford, Mary Pickford, Charles Lindberg, Jack Dempsey, William Taft, Thomas Edison, and many other notable sports, arts, and political figures of the day. Unusual item. Oblong format, stapled at the top, about 8" tall by 3 1/2" wide.
THE WINTER OF OUR DISCONTENT - #60548
By Steinbeck, John
Description: New York: The Viking Press. VG/VG. 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth with silver spine titles. Book is in very good condition overall with a good to very good unclipped DJ. DJ has minor edge chipping to bottom of spine and minor soiling and wear around the edges. Interior and edges have minimal age toning. Blue tint to top edge present. In Brodart cover. Overall a very nice copy; 8vo; 311 pages.
TALES OF A TRAVELLER - #60365
By Irving, Washington
Description: New York: Thomas Y. Crowell. VG/NONE. 1897. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Very handsome copy in dark blue cloth with gilt cover illustrations and titles. Hinges starting to separate but holding. Rear free end paper has a hole (caused by erasure?) about 2 inches by 1/2 inch; 8vo; 307 pages; Originally published under Irving's pseudonym Geoffrey Crayon.
PLAYING CARDS: The History and Secrets of the Pack - #60169
By Benham, W. Gurney
Description: London: Spring Books. VG/VG-. N.D. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very good to near fine in a good to very good DJ. Some minor chips and edge-wear to DJ. ; 8vo; 196 pages; This is the second edition of this work, and the first published by Spring House. Beautiful full-color illustrations of early playing cards. This edition is also becoming scarce. The original edition was published in 1931. This edition was published soon after.
THE PRIVATE JOURNAL OF CAPTAIN G.F. LYON OF H.M.S. HECLA During the Recent Voyage of Discovery under Captain Parry 1821-1823 - #60074
By Lyon, Captain G. F
Description: Barre, MA: Imprint Society. VG/NONE. 1970. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very good or better condition in a very good slipcase; Folio; 297 pages; This edition limited to 1, 950 copies of which this is copy 1, 273. Signed by Illustrator .
FROM SAN FRANCISCO TO SALT LAKE CITY ALONG THE WESTERN PACIFIC RAILROAD FEATHER RIVER CANON ROUTE - #1056
Description: The Interstate Company. VG-/NONE. First Edition. Pictorial Cover. Very Good; 8vo; Beautifully designed book containing 25 tipped in colored illustrations of scenes along the railroad route. Scarce title. About 1927. Some wear to covers but very good overall.
FROM RHYMES TO RICHES - #667
By Lewis, Al
Description: New York: Donaldson, Douglas & Gumble, Inc. G/NONE. 1935. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good; 8vo; Hard to find first edition of songwriter Al Lewis' guide to successful songwriting. Includes preface by Rudy Vallee. Generally good condition with bottom 2" of spine torn but holding. Some yellowing to pages.
_THE LURE OF THE STRIPED PIG The Illustration of Popular Music in America 1820-1870 - #60075 By Tatham, David
_Description: Barre, MA: Imprint Society. VG/NONE. 1973. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very good or better in a very good slipcase; Folio; 157 pages; Limited to 1950 copies. This copy is not numbered. Signed by the Author.
_REMARKS by BILL NYE - #60531 By Nye, Bill
_Description: San Fransisco: A. L. Bancroft & Company. VG/NONE. 1887. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. This copy is three-quarter leather trimmed and titled in gilt. All edges gilt. Small abrasion to leather at the top right of spine. Minor soiling and wear. Very nice copy overall; 8vo; 504 pages; Wonderful collection of Bill Nye stories and essays on characters and happenings by the founder of the Laramie Boomerang. A contemporary humorist with Mark Twain to whom he is often compared.
_THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONORABLE LORD BYRON In Four Volumes - #60360 By Byron, Lord
_Description: London: John Murray. VG-/NONE. 1815. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. All four volumes are bound in calf with gilt trim. The spine titles are worn, and there is edge-wear and chipping. Overall, the volumes are good or better condition. The interiors are clean and bright; 12mo; Very early set of Byron's works. Volume 1 includes Childe Harold, the second volume includes The Giaour and Bride of Abydos, the third volume includes the Corsair and Lara. The fourth volume includes Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte, poems, and Hebrew Melodies.
TONY SARG'S MAGIC MOVIE BOOK - #60176
By Sarg, Tony
Description: New York: B. F. Jay & Co. G/NONE. 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. Book is shaken but holding. All "movie" and moveable features present. Missing the magic glasses. Priced accordingly; 4to; Magic movie books are becoming scarce. This is a nice example.
THE WANTS OF MAN - #60112
By Adams, John Quincy
Description: Barre, MA: Imprint Society. VG/NONE. 1972. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Overall very good or better in a good or better slipcase. Slipcase has some minor soiling; 8vo; 27 pages; Imprint Society's reprint of Adams famous poem. Limited to 1,000 copies. This is copy #934
A CYCLOPEDIA OF THE BEST THOUGHTS OF CHARLES DICKENS - #1101
By Dickens, Charles
Description: New York: E. J. Hale & Son. VG-/NONE. 1873. First Edition. Embossed Stamped Lea. Very Good; 4to ; Extremely scarce collection of Dicken's thoughts as found in his published works. Assembled in an encyclopedia format. First edition. Book is in generally very good condition. Green stamped and gilt embossed leather. Some edge wear and corner bumping and spine wear. Minor foxing especially in first several pages. 1875 gift inscription in pencil.
_LIVING SPACES - #60449 By Nelson, George; Ed
_Description: New York: Whitney Publications. G/NONE. 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth with silver cover and spine titles. The cover has some spoiling. Some age toning and minor spotting to the interior; 4to; 145 pages; Interiors Library no.1.