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How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, Alvarez, Julia
1 How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
Alvarez, Julia
New York, New York, U.S.A. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1999 0-945575-57-2 / 9780945575573 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Clean pale green boards with darker green cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed to her friends, dated and SIGNED BY AUTHOR: "To my friends the Hitchcocks - with affection, Julia Alvarez - May 1991" on title page. Clean endpapers. 290 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is crisp, unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's first book. The story of an upper class Caribbean family living in exile in the Bronx. "Judy Alvarez writes with tenderness and rue about the Caribbean world she understands so well. This is an important contribution to both American and Caribbean literature." - Jay Parini 8vo. Fiction. 012142

Price: 30.00 USD
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Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines, Blackburn, Julia
2 Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines
Blackburn, Julia
New York Pantheon 1994 0-679-42001-0 / 9780679420019 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Immaculately clean beige boards with gold author's initials on front cover, black cloth spine, gold stamped lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 232 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The true story of Daisy Bates, who in 1913 when she was fifty-four years old, went to live in the deserts of South Australia. 8vo. Adventure. 011963

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Way to Cook, Child, Julia
3 The Way to Cook
Child, Julia
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1990 0394532643 / 9780394532646 Eighth Printing Hardback Fine FIne Jacket 
Beautifully clean, as new cookbook in clean original dust jacket. Large book - size approximately 9-1/2" x 11". Clean glossy decorated boards have no wear; binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with no names, writing or bookplates; small remainder mark (blue line on bottom of text block page edges near spine). Thoroughly illustrated in full color. Clean orange endpapers. 512 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, unfaded, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In this magnificent cookbook, Julia Child gives her magnum opus - the distillation of a lifetime of cooking. 025016

Price: 30.00 USD
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Mastering the Art of French Cooking (Volume Two), Child, Julia and Simone Beck
4 Mastering the Art of French Cooking (Volume Two)
Child, Julia and Simone Beck
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1970 Stated First edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean First Edition (stated) of Volume II only. Clean cloth boards, no fraying, a little bumping to two corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings 555 pages plus index. 022889

Price: 48.00 USD
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The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch, Garis, Howard R.
5 The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch
Garis, Howard R.
New York Cupples & Leon 1918 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Julia Greene, Illustrator 
Clean gray cloth boards with clean, bright, unchipped color paste on on cover, red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner inscription dated 1923 on front free endpaper. List of Curlytop series titles in book ends with this title. Illustrations by Julia Greene. 248 pages + 4 pages of publisher's advertising for children's series books. Jacket has very light soiling, small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022776

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Curlytops Touring Around Or, The Missing Photograph Albums, Garis, Howard R.
6 The Curlytops Touring Around Or, The Missing Photograph Albums
Garis, Howard R.
New York Cupples & Leon 1925 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean tan cloth boards with red lettering and illustration on cover, red lettering on spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (slight tanning). 244 pp. Illustrations by Julia Greene. Dustjacket has some edge chipping, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020968

Price: 15.00 USD
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Mountain Wild Flowers of America - A Simple and Popular Guide to the Names and Descriptions of the Flowers that Bloom Above the Clouds, Henshaw, Julia W.
7 Mountain Wild Flowers of America - A Simple and Popular Guide to the Names and Descriptions of the Flowers that Bloom Above the Clouds
Henshaw, Julia W.
Boston Ginn & Co. 1906 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Beautiful first edition (1906) decorated American trade binding. Clean moss green cloth boards with white and dark green wildflower decoration along with two stamped vertical stripes on cover, unchipped stamped gold lettering on cover and spine, long-stemmed wildflower on spine. Slightest hint of surface wear to cloth at corners Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with a neatly penned previous owner inscription on the front free endpaper dated Nov. 5th, 1906 recalling pleasant days spent in the mountains of Colorado. Profusely illustrated with black and white plates. 384 pages with index. 025358

Price: 60.00 USD
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8 Julia Paradise
Jones, Rod
New York Summit Books 1986 0-671-64663-X / 9780671646639 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue-green boards with gray cloth spine, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Small remainder mark on bottom page edges. 123 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, a very tiny spot of light rubbing on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's first book. 8vo. Fiction. 009891

Price: 10.00 USD
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Julia's Kitchen Wisdom - Essential Techniques and Recipes from a Lifetime of Cooking, Julia Child
9 Julia's Kitchen Wisdom - Essential Techniques and Recipes from a Lifetime of Cooking
Julia Child
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2000 0375411518 / 9780375411519 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (stated First Edition) in clean bright dust jacket. As new hardcover book with clean glossy decorated boards - no bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with wonderful photographs in full color and black & white of Julia at work in the kitchen. 127 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has one very short tear at base of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026475

Price: 14.00 USD
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Julie and Julia 365 days, 524 recipes, 1 tiny apartment kitchen ..., Julie Powell
10 Julie and Julia 365 days, 524 recipes, 1 tiny apartment kitchen ...
Julie Powell
Little, Brown 2005 031610969X / 9780316109697 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing, in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean book - no fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 309 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The book which launched the movie "Julie & Julia" starring Meryl Streep as Julia Child. 023494

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Story of Julia Page, Norris, Kathleen
11 The Story of Julia Page
Norris, Kathleen
Garden City, New York Doubleday Page & Co. 1915 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket C. Allan Gilbert, Illustrator 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Clean red ribbed cloth boards with gold and black decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. Tiny spots of surface wear at base of spine, pinhead in size. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small decorative Christmas stamp in upper corner of front free endpaper. Gorgeous color frontispiece by C. Allan Gilbert.421 pages. 025352

Price: 15.00 USD
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Black April, Peterkin, Julia
12 Black April
Peterkin, Julia
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1927 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap "Novels of Distinction" edition, with superior binding, paper and cloth. Clean black cloth boards with brown lettering and blind-stamped title box on cover, brown lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean red top-stained upper page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 316 pages. Dustjacket is quite clean but has some creasing, closed edge tears, very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges (1/8"). Complete list of "Novels of Distinction" listed on front and rear inside flaps, short bio and photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's first novel, she later won the Pulitzer Prize for "Scarlet Sister Mary" (1929). Set on Blue Brook Plantation in the remote South Carolina lowlands, there is not a white character in the book. Black April, the giant foreman of the plantation, dominates the lives of all the other black folk -- and around him and his loves and his battles and his children, acknowledged and unacknowledged, the realistic and pwerful story of blending lusts and passions and religious fervor and superstition is told. 021369

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Armstrongs, Richards, Laura E.
13 The Armstrongs
Richards, Laura E.
Boston Dana Estes & Co. 1905 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Julia Ward Richards, Illustrator 
Clean signed decorated binding (J.W.R. - Julia Ward Richards). Clean light green cloth boards with darker green pictoral decoration on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine, green pine cone decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (slight age-toning to edges); no names, writing or marks. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; 7 additional illustrations by Julia Ward Richards. 224 pages. 021304

Price: 35.00 USD
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