Old Scrolls Book Shop  Used, Rare and out of print book store
American Express PayPal Mastercard Visa Discover
IOBA

Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
Quick Search

Title
Author
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
Advanced Search
 
Give a Gift Certificate to your favorite reader
Checkout a Gift Card

Is it hard to buy a gift for that someone special? Then purchase a Gift Certificate?

 
Browse By Category
Adventure/Travel
Africa
Agriculture
American Civil War
Americana
Animals
Anthropology
Antiques
Archaeology
Architecture
Art
Aviation
Biography
Birds
Black History
Books into Film
Books on Books/publishing
cats
Children's
Cocktails / liquor
Cookbooks
Crafts
Decorated American Trade Binding
Dogs
Essays
Fish/Fishing
gardening/horticulture
Great Britain
History
Holidays
Horology
horses
Humor
Local/Regional Interest
Middle East
Modern Library Editions
Music
Mystery/Crime
Nature
nautical
New England
New York
Novels of Distinction
Old dust jackets
Paranormal/Mysticism
Philosophy
Plays
Poetry
Political
Religion
Science Fiction
ships/sailing/shipwrecks
Short Stories/Anthologies
SIGNED Editions
Space Exploration
true crime
War/Military
Westerns

View Other Categories
 
 
 
 

Search

Click on Title to view full description

 
The Romantic Story of the Puritan Fathers - And Their Founding of New Boston and the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Addison, Albert Christopher
1 The Romantic Story of the Puritan Fathers - And Their Founding of New Boston and the Massachusetts Bay Colony
Addison, Albert Christopher
Boston L. C. Page & Company 1912 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition, first impression. Clean decorated American trade binding. Gray cloth boards with gold, white and black sailing ships and seagulls, gold lettering decorating cover; gold lettering and sailing ship on spine. Two very small (pin head size) spots to rear board. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top edges. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis portrait of Joseph Cotton with clean tissue guard (total of 48 illustrations). All pages have green decorative border, including index pages. 243 pages. 022757

Price: 45.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Scouts of the Valley, Altsheler, Joseph A.
2 The Scouts of the Valley
Altsheler, Joseph A.
New York D. Appleton 1929 Later printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Clean brown cloth boards with yellow, black and brown illustration of man with rifle on snowshoes on cover, yellow lettering and small illustration on spine. Tiny points of wear to corners. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. 363 pages. 024970

Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis, Altsheler, Joseph A.
3 The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis
Altsheler, Joseph A.
New York / London D. Appleton and Co. 1919 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page, in original unchipped jacket. Very clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine, clean paste-on illustration on cover which is unchipped but has two tiny surface abrasions (each about the size of a grain of rice). Two corner tips have slight bumping. No fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Four color plate illustrations (including frontispiece) by Charles L. Wrenn. 334 pgs. Clean dustjacket with price on spine (1.50 net), no tears slight wear to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the French and Indian War, with interesting historical descriptions of Albany in 1759, life on a slave trader, a battle at sea between a sloop of war and a pirate ship and lots of woods lore. With the fall of Quebec, an adventurous young American, Robert Lennox, solves the mystery of his life. 018661

Price: 325.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury, Andrews, Roy Chapman (Editor)
4 My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury
Andrews, Roy Chapman (Editor)
New York Greystone Press 1950 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Light blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Selected, and with an Introduction, by Roy Chapman andrews - noted explorer and naturalist and at the time, Honorary Director of the American Museum of Natural History. 404 pages. Clean dust jacket has short closed edge tears at folds, a few small edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A host of great nature stories by such great writers as William Beebe, Ernest Thompson Seton, Joseph Conrak, Louis Bromfield, Zane Grey, Jack London, John Muir, and many more. 023870

Price: 18.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
5 The Winged Horse Anthology
Auslander, Joseph and Frank Ernest Hill
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1950 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ fair Jacket Paul Honore 
Later printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Decorated endpapers (with very small previous owner inscription on front fixed endpaper). Decorations by Paul Honore. 669 pages with index. Dust jacket has edge wear and chipping, 1" x 2" piece missing at base of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023843

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
A Breath of French Air, Bates, H. E.
6 A Breath of French Air
Bates, H. E.
London Michael Joseph 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright original illustrated jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 159 pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright (design by Broom Lynne); price clipped at bottom corner of front inside flap, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Readers of "The Darling Buds of May" will need no introduction to the Larkins, the joyful family of country dealers and fruit pickers who live in uninhibited affluence and sublim indifference to accepted conventions. Well, here they are again in all their glory as they step outside their rural paradise for an excursion into another world. Armed with plenty of tax-free cash, their Rolls-Royce and little French, they take their first holiday abroad. Care to join them? 025621

Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
7 American Fiction 1920-1940
Beach, Joseph Warren
New York MacMillan 1941 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 371 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is corner clipped but price is intact, small bit of loss at top of spine, 1" closed edge tear, slight corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book covers the work (and the writers behind the work) of Hemingway, Faulkner, Wolfe, Erskine Caldwell, John Marquand, John Steinbeck and more. 8vo. Literature. 008669

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Art of Knots: A Sailor's Handbook, Berthier, Marc P. G.
8 The Art of Knots: A Sailor's Handbook
Berthier, Marc P. G.
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1977 0385114648 / 9780385114646 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very tiny spots of wear to bottom spine corners. No fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Text and drawings by Mar. P. G. Berthier; Calligraphy by Joseph P. Ascherl. Beautifully and thoroughly illustrated. 187 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An internationally acclaimed guide to the practical art of tying knots. A welcome addition to every sailor's bookshelf. 026614

Price: 40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Tales of Soldiers & Civilians, Bierce, Ambrose
9 Tales of Soldiers & Civilians
Bierce, Ambrose
New York Heritage Press 1943 First Hardcover Near Fine Good+ Jacket Paul Landacre, Illustrator 
Nice clean unworn book in original slipcase, with Heritage "Sandglass" pamphlet laid in. Clean illustrated gray paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Edited with an Introduction by Joseph Henry Jackson; Illustrated with wood engravings by Paul Landacre. 222 pages. Slipcase is clean but faded, no racking, a few small edge chips. 026930

Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Bridal Bed, Braddock, Joseph
10 The Bridal Bed
Braddock, Joseph
New York John Day 1961 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
"First American Edition" on copyright page in very clean unclipped jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with maroon lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (some tanning to pages). Small previous owner name and date ink-stamped at top edge of front free endpaper. 255 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears, slight rubbing to front flap fold edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of human marriage from its primitive beginnings to the present day. The author looks at the changing human relationships in marriage as the bride rose from chattel to partner. 020083

Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
11 Life with My Mary
Breig, Joseph A.
Milwaukee Bruce Publishing Co. 1955 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Light blue-gray cloth boards with blue title box on spine. No fraying or wear, tiny bump to one corner tip. Faintest ringstain to front cover (barely visible). Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Small remnant of return address label at top corner of front free endpaper. Dust jacket is quite clean except for faint ring stain to front panel, not price clipped, has small edge chips and closed crooked tear to lower spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Humor. 014632

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Report on Bruno, Breitbach, Joseph
12 Report on Bruno
Breitbach, Joseph
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1964 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with bright gold lettering, blue decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Translated from the German by Michael Bullock. 311 pages. Dusts jacket is clean and bright, has two closed tears (2") to rear panel, no chips, nice photo of author and bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of conflict between the political philosophies of East and West, youth and maturity, liberalism and authoritarianism, morality and expediency. 027100

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Mountains in the Desert, Carl, Louis and Joseph Petit
13 Mountains in the Desert
Carl, Louis and Joseph Petit
Garden City Doubleday 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with green title box, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with excellent full-page photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny closed edge tears at top of spine, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Authors retrace the wanderings of the French Archeological mission which prospected the vast Tefedest mountain range of the Sahara from October 1949 to March 1950, encountering drought, dust, flood, snowstorms, and cantakerous camels. Fascinating reading. 8vo. Adventure. 007667

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Farm Boy and the Angel, Carmer, Carl
14 The Farm Boy and the Angel
Carmer, Carl
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1970 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Very clean unfaded mustard yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with yellow endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Steve Stokes Smith remembering Longboat Key with every good wish - Carl Carmer." 237 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, corner clipped on front inside flap. Enclosed in new removable archival quality cover. The story of the Mormon Church -- from Joseph Smith's first vision of the angel Moroni to today's world-wide, astly prosperous institution. 023650

Price: 40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
A Fearful Joy, Cary, Joyce
15 A Fearful Joy
Cary, Joyce
London Michael Joseph 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Second printing in dust jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with stamped silver lettering on spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 384 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small edge chips, shrot closed edge tears, short creases. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 016508

Price: 6.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Asking Price, Cecil, Henry
16 The Asking Price
Cecil, Henry
London Michael Joseph 1966 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering and small decoration on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 189 pp. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, hint of spine fading. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019536

Price: 35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
West to the Setting Sun, Chalmers, Harvey
17 West to the Setting Sun
Chalmers, Harvey
Toronto The MacMillan Co. 1946 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Very clean blue cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very slight wear to one corner of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean endpapers with maps. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No names, writing or marks. 363 pgs. with notes and chronilogical list of events. The story of Mohawk Indian leader Joseph Brant, and the early Canadian/American frontier. 8vo. Historical Novel. 010769

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Joseph Brant: Mohawk, Chalmers, Harvey and Ethel Brant Monture
18 Joseph Brant: Mohawk
Chalmers, Harvey and Ethel Brant Monture
East Lansing, Michigan Michigan State University Press 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
First edition in dust jacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with some light browning to fixed endpapers,tiny previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper. Frontispiece portrait of Joseph Brant. 364 pages. Dustjacket is price clipped, has fading to spine, chipping at top and bottom edges of spine, closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022844

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Lord Jim, Conrad, Joseph
19 Lord Jim
Conrad, Joseph
New York Modern Library 1957 Third Modern Library Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 186 in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent style endpapers. Introduction by J. Donald Adams. 417 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.95 on front inside flap), very clean except coupon on rear panel is neatly filled in with previous owner name/address, a few very short closed edge tears at top spine edge. 415 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026289

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Lord Jim, Conrad, Joseph
20 Lord Jim
Conrad, Joseph
New York Modern Library 1954 Second edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 186 in clean dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8, dust jacket "i". Clean rust red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper text block edges, clean Kent style endpapers (small previous owner name and date in top corner of front paste-down). Introduction by J. Donald Adams. 417 pages. Dust jacket is clean, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. 374 titles on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025297

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
  1  2 3 4 5 6  NEXT >  



oldscrolls.com images and book descriptions are for www.oldscrolls.com only. Images and book descriptions cannot be used on other websites.  If you need an image for a blog or any other reason,  please email [email protected] to ask permission to use copyrighted information with credit to photographer and owners of the website.  All images and book descriptions are protected by copyright law.



Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2019. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie