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1 The Hudson-Fulton Celebration 1909 - Volume II

Albany, NY J. B. Lyon Company 1910 Cloth Very Good+ No Jacket 
Clean dark blue/grey cloth with pictoral image of ships sailing on the Hudson River on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. Volume II (Pages 715 to 1421). Very large book. Almost no wear to cover, binding is tight and square, pages are clean. Small ink-stamp inside says "Compliments of Frank MgA Collin, Member of Assembly". Color frontis illustration of "The Clermont" steamship at New York in September 1909, with tissue guard. In special envelope at rear of book are folded ship plans (in beautiful condition) for replica of "The Half Moon"; and ship plans for "The Clermont". 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. New York State. WARD01023

Price: 35.00 USD
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River's Rim, Abbott, Jane
2 River's Rim
Abbott, Jane
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1950 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean orange-brown cloth boards with black title box on spine. Very light surface wear to corners and spine edges, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 254 pgs. Dustjacket is clean, not price clipped, has slight fading to spine, 1/16" loss at top and bottom of spine, very short closed edge tears & slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Historical Novel. 011804

Price: 35.00 USD
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More Fables, Ade, George
3 More Fables
Ade, George
Chicago Herbert S. Stone 1900 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Clyde J. Newman, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, decorated American trade binding, SIGNED by author, and SIGNED by illustrator with added original sketch. Small book (approx. 6" x 4-1/2"). Yellow cloth boards with green and black decoration, lettering and line border on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Very tasteful small custom bookplate on front pastedown. Illustrated by Clyde J. Newman. Lovely small original ink sketch of woman in an apron by Clyde J. Newman with his signature below with date Nov. 13, 1900 is on back of blank fly leaf. Opposite this, on the front free endpaper, is inscription and signature of author: "To The Gussys - George Ade - Chicago - Nov. 19, 1900." 218 pages. 023449

Price: 150.00 USD
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A Flask of Fields - Verbal and Visual Gems from the Films of W. C. Fields, Anobile, Richard J.
4 A Flask of Fields - Verbal and Visual Gems from the Films of W. C. Fields
Anobile, Richard J.
Darien House 1972 0-517-129647 / 9780517129647 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
272 pgs. VG in VG DJ - archival quality mylar cover Clean and tight oversize hardbound book. No names or writing inside. Clean dustjacket has two very small closed tears (1/2") one on top edge and one on bottom edge. Price-clipped. Pages and pages of wonderful black and white stills from W. C. Fields movies (over 700), as well as wonderful lines and quotes. A must for any W. C. Fields fan!Cinema. 002466

Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Say Goodbye to Sam
Arlen, Michael J.
New York Farrar Straus & Giroux 1984 374-25409-5 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 231 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 010285

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Young Visiters - Or, Mr. Salteena's Plan, Ashford, Daisy
6 The Young Visiters - Or, Mr. Salteena's Plan
Ashford, Daisy
New York George H. Doran 1919 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book with original dust jacket. Decorated paper-covered boards. Small closed tear to lower corner of spine at fold (under 1/2"), otherwise clean and unworn. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photo portrait of the nine-year old author. Preface by J. M. Barrie. 105 pages. Dust jacket is clean (very slight age toning), has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025694

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Advancement of Learning, Bacon, Francis
7 The Advancement of Learning
Bacon, Francis
London J. M. Dent & Sons 1962 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark navy cloth boards with copper lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or cracking. Binding is tight and square. Very tiny neatly penned date on front fixed endpaper. Pages and edges are clean and bright; no writing or bookplates. Edited with an introduction by G. W. Kitchin. 246 pgs. with index. Unfaded dustjacket has very shallow chipping to top/base of spine, (no larger than 1/8"). Very light surface wear to panels. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 5" x 7-1/4". Literature. 014616

Price: 12.00 USD
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Breaking Ground: A Century of Craft Art in Western New York, Barbara Lovenheim, Editor; Suzanne Ramljak and Paul J. Smith, Contributors
8 Breaking Ground: A Century of Craft Art in Western New York
Barbara Lovenheim, Editor; Suzanne Ramljak and Paul J. Smith, Contributors
Hudson Hills / University of Rochester Memorial Art Gallery 2010 1555953549 / 9781555953546 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Gorgeous book - gift quality. Approx. size 9-1/4" x 11-1/4". Clean pale gray hardcover book with stamped blind-stamped lettering on cover and spine, in color illustrated dust jacket in perfect condition. Full color illustrations throughout of fine art by superior craftsmen and women from Western New York from William Morris to the modern day artists working in glass, wood, metal and clay. As new condition. Dust jacket in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026851

Price: 30.00 USD
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Heart's Content, Barbour, Ralph Henry
9 Heart's Content
Barbour, Ralph Henry
Philadelphia/ London J. B. Lippincott 1915 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket H. Weston Taylor, Illustrator; Decorations By Edward Stratton Holloway 
Green cloth boards illustrated with white gate and arbor, gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of faint soiling. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 204 pgs. Beautifully illustrated in color and black & white. 8vo. Fiction. 009647

Price: 20.00 USD
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10 My Lady of the Fog
Barbour, Ralph Henry
Philadelphia/London J. B. Lippincott 1908 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Clarence F. Underwood; Edward Stratton Holloway, Illustrators 
Maroon ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration, color oval paste-on portrait of woman on cover (clean, unchipped). No fraying or wear to boards. Gilt top page edges. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Beautiful color frontis illustration by Underwood of a man, woman and collie on a rocky beach; twelve plates by Underwood in all. All pages beautifully decorated by Edward Stratton Holloway. 220 pgs. 008505

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Window in Thrums, Barrie, J. M.
11 A Window in Thrums
Barrie, J. M.
New York Dodd Mead 1896 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Clifton Johnson, Ilustrator 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - GWE - George Wharton Edwards). Clean green cloth boards with black, gold, green and white decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fading; very tiny pinpoint spot of wear at lower spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges, clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrations by Clifton Johnson. Introduction by Clifton Johnson. 272 pages with glossary. Copyright 1896 by Dodd Mead on both title page and copyright page. Clear protective (removable) mylar cover. 023319

Price: 70.00 USD
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A Window in Thrums, Barrie, J. M.
12 A Window in Thrums
Barrie, J. M.
New York Dodd Mead 1896 First Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket Clifton Johnson, Illustrator 
Very clean first U.S. Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - GWE - George Wharton Edwards). Green cloth boards with gray, gold and black decoration gold lettering on cover, gold lettering and gray decoration on spine. Beautiful condition, cloth still has nice sheen. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Illustrations by Clifton Johnson. 1896 on title page and on copyright page. 272 pages with glossary. 022379

Price: 80.00 USD
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Auld Licht Idylls, Barrie, J. M.
13 Auld Licht Idylls
Barrie, J. M.
Chicago Donohue, Henneberry & Co. 1900 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding - no date of publication, circa 1900. Small book, size approx. 6" x 4-1/2". Clean brown cloth boards with elaborate silver decoration and circular title box on cover, silver lettering and decoration on spine. Mere hint of very light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying or fading. Binding is tight, pages are clean, with slight tanning. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 192 pages. 024291

Price: 20.00 USD
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Sentimental Tommy, Barrie, J. M.
14 Sentimental Tommy
Barrie, J. M.
New York Charles Scribner 1896 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket William Haterell; Margaret Armstrong 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram MA - Margaret Armstrong). Clean olive-brown cloth boards with green and gold floral decoration, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, a little cracking to paper at hinges has been discreetly repaired . Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by William Haterell (frontispiece illustration with tissue guard, ten additional full page black and white illustrations). 478 pages. 023258

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Little Minister, Barrie, J. M.
15 The Little Minister
Barrie, J. M.
New York Thomas Y. Crowell / Street & Smith 1891 Photoplay edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Thomas Y. Crowell / Street & Smith, New York, 1891. Decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with elaborate gold thistle decoration on cover and spine. Very small spot of wear at one base corner, Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top page edges. Two title pages, one for Thomas Y. Crowell in red and black and one for Street & Smith. Frontispiece photo illustration from the play with clean tissue-guard; additional black and white plates from the play throughout. 311 pages. 026565

Price: 32.00 USD
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The Little Minister, Barrie, J.M.
16 The Little Minister
Barrie, J.M.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1897 Reprint Very Good no dust jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition. Decorated American trade binding. Clean green ribbed cloth boards with stamped dark green floral decoration, black lettering and line border on cover, black lettering and small green border decoration on spine. Light rubbing to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner inscription (1902) on front free endpaper. A little cracking to paper at rear hinge (neatly reglued). Frontispiece portrait of James Matthew Barrie. 375 pages. 023783

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Little Minister, Barrie, James Matthew (J. M.)
17 The Little Minister
Barrie, James Matthew (J. M.)
New York American Publishers Corporation 1897 New Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
"New Edition", Revised by the Author, published 1897. Decorated American trade binding. Ribbed burgundy cloth boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear to spine ends, small spot of wear to one corner tip. Cloth is quite clean, binding is tight, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt upper page edges, clean blank endpapers. Frontispiece photo portrait of the author with tissue guard. 375 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. 026931

Price: 20.00 USD
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18 The Story of Lindbergh the Lone Eagle
Beamish, Richard J.
International Press 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue illustrated cloth boards with gold lettering. Light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. P/O name on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 320 pgs. 8vo. Aviation. 001520

Price: 10.00 USD
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Mr. Pennycook's Boy, Bell, J. J.
19 Mr. Pennycook's Boy
Bell, J. J.
New York Harper & Brothers 1905 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, published April, 1905. Decorated American trade binding. Beige cloth boards with red, blue, and black image of boy walking on street with market basket; red lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Small spot on rear board. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 272 pages. 025529

Price: 20.00 USD
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Wee Macgreegor, Bell, J. J.
20 Wee Macgreegor
Bell, J. J.
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1903 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
Very clean, unworn First Edition, First Printing (Published April, 1903 on copyright page; 1903 on title page). Decorated American trade binding. Blue-green cloth boards with black, red and pink Irish figure on cover, pink lettering on cover and spine. Tiny pinhead size spot of wear at lower rear spine corner. Cloth boards still have beautiful sheen, very clean. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (very neatly penned previous owner name and date 1903 on front free endpaper). 173 pages + two pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 024403

Price: 30.00 USD
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