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

 
1 Miss Lillian Russell
Brough, James
McGraw Hill 1978 0-07-008120-4 / 9780070081208 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with beige cloth spine, some very faint dust marks to spine, copper metallic lettering on spine. No bumped corners or wear, binding is tight & crisp. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 303 pgs. plus author's notes. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, clean bright photograph of author on rear panel, mere hint of sunning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Lillian Russell's life story novelized to bring the reader into the splendor of old New York in the days of robber barons, mega-fortunes and gilded mansions. 8vo. Memoir. 006520

Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
La Boheme, Coolidge-Rask, Marie
2 La Boheme
Coolidge-Rask, Marie
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1926 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Good Good+ Jacket 
Photoplay edition in original jacket. Blue ribbed cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. Some light water stains to bottom front board edge, rear board edge, otherwise clean. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 342 pgs. Illustrated with stills from the movie starring Lillian Gish. Color illustrated dustjacket featuring portrait of Lillian Gish seated on stairwell has shallow chipping at top spine edge, very small chips at corners, rear panel has 1" closed edge tear, light soiling (a few pen scribbles and faint water stain to bottom edge). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Very attractive and solid copy of book and dustjacket in spite of flaws. 017564

Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Elizabeth is Missing, De La Torre, Lillian
3 Elizabeth is Missing
De La Torre, Lillian
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1945 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with gold and red decoration on cover, red title box with gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 266 pgs. + index. Clean unfaded dustjacket with photo of author on front inside flap; small neat cross-out to price at top corner of front flap; very shallow tiny chips at top and bottom spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True Crime mystery, the intriguing story of the four-weeks disappearance of Elizabeth Canning in the fifteenth century London; she now lies buried near Hartford, Connecticut. 017606

Price: 35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Elizabeth is Missing, De La Torre, Lillian
4 Elizabeth is Missing
De La Torre, Lillian
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1945 First Hardcover Near Fine good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with gold and red oval decoration on cover, red title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated. 266 pages + four-page index. Dust jacket has edge chipping, closed tears to flap folds, not price clipped. Photo of author on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True Crime mystery, the intriguing story of the disappearance of Elizabeth Canning in the fifteenth century London and her reappearance four weeks later; she now lies buried near Hartford, Connecticut. 027069

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The White Rose of Stuart: The Story of Flora Macdonald, The Heroine of the '45, de la Torre, Lillian
5 The White Rose of Stuart: The Story of Flora Macdonald, The Heroine of the '45
de la Torre, Lillian
New York Thomas Nelson & Sons 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Douglas Gorsline, Illustrator 
Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or marks. 214 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with hint of wear at corners, no tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A romantic and thrilling true story of a heroine of Scotland. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 012913

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Hummingbird Book - The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying, and Enjoying Hummingbirds, Donald Stokes; Lillian Stokes
6 The Hummingbird Book - The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying, and Enjoying Hummingbirds
Donald Stokes; Lillian Stokes
Little, Brown And Company 9-09 0316817155 / 9780316817158 Later printing Paperback Fine 
Very clean, as new large paperback (approx. size: 8-1/2" x 11"). No creasing, chipping or wear. Illustrations and range maps by Donald Stokes (many beautiful full-color photographs). With a special section on attracting Orioles, as well. 89 pages. Wonderful, informative book with clear information on attracting hummers, identifying the various types, creating a hummingbird habitat, planting hummingbird flowers, hummingbird facts and myths, photographing hummingbirds. 026303

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
7 Light From Many Lamps
Eichler, Lillian
Simon & Schuster 1951 Cloth Bds Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Name & date in pencil inside front cover. 324 pgs. Thumb-nail size chip at top corner of dustjacket, some minor chips to edges - protected in new mylar coverInspirational. 000908

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
101 Best Party Games for Adults, Frankel, Lillian and Godfrey
8 101 Best Party Games for Adults
Frankel, Lillian and Godfrey
New York Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated second printing (Second Printing, September, 1953) in original dust jacket, SIGNED by authors. Clean gray cloth boards with blue line drawing illustration on cover, blue title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by authors on front free endpaper: "August, 1957 - Best wishes and lots of luck, Roy - Lillian & Godfrey. Illustrated with drawings by Doug Anderson. 128 pages. Dust jacket is unclipped (2.00 on front inside flap), 1" chip at top and bottom of spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Icebreakers, parlor games, mental games, party ideas, club and church social events, picnic and outdoor games, games while traveling and more. 024059

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Dashiell Hammett: A Daughter Remembers, Hammett, Jo; Julie M. Rivett
9 Dashiell Hammett: A Daughter Remembers
Hammett, Jo; Julie M. Rivett
New York Carroll & Graf 2001 0786708921 / 9780786708925 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean cream boards with burgundy spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Small remainder mark on bottom page edges - no other marks. Clean burgundy endpapers. Liberally illustrated with outstanding photographs of Dashiell Hammett, Lillian Hellman, Daughter Jo, and others of the time period. Printed on quality glossy paper.172 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (30.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021856

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Dashiell Hammett: A Life, Johnson, Diane
10 Dashiell Hammett: A Life
Johnson, Diane
New York Random House 1983 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean unfaded orange boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Two marginal markings on pgs. 296, 297. No other marks, no underlining. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 344 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny v-shaped chip at base of spine (smaller than a pea), a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Pulitzer Prize nominated author wrote this comprehensive biography of Hammett; it is the first and only biography written with the full cooperation of Hammett's long-time companion Lillian Hellman. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Biography. 017223

Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Lillian White Deer, Jonas, Carl
11 Lillian White Deer
Jonas, Carl
New York W. W. Norton 1964 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with blue and red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear; one tiny bump to corner tip. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 288 pgs. Review slip from publisher laid in. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, small corner clip at botton of front flap, no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 012018

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Lillian Hellman, Playwright, Moody, Richard
12 Lillian Hellman, Playwright
Moody, Richard
New York Pegasus 1972 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
372 pgs. Nr Fine in VG DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Very clean dark red cloth book with gold lettering on spine. Binding tight & square. No names or writing inside. Stated 1st printing. Clean dust jacket has not been price clipped, has small chip and crease at top edge of spine, very light rubbing on back. Illustrated with photographs. 8vo. Biography. 003083

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
My Darling from the Lions, Morris, Edita
13 My Darling from the Lions
Morris, Edita
Boston Little Brown 1943 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering and horizontal line decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "To Lillian Barnard (this with warm thanks for her excellent lecture at the Pen and Brush - Edita Morris - New York, October 24, 1943." 295 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small chips at top and bottom spine edge, slight edge wear, small closed edge tear; author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel set in Sweden, beautifully written, scarce. 8vo. Fiction. 015317

Price: 75.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Polly and Carola, Roy, Lillian Elizabeth
14 Polly and Carola
Roy, Lillian Elizabeth
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1930 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket H.S. Barbour, Illustrator 
Blue cloth boards in original illustrated jacket. Clean boards with no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or marks. 238 pp. Illustrated by H. S. Barbour. Clean illustrated jacket has tiny chips at corner tips, no tears, just a hint of age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the Polly Brewster Series. 019944

Price: 35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Power of Innocence, Westermayr, Arthur J.
15 Power of Innocence
Westermayr, Arthur J.
New York R. F. Fenno & Company 1909 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Lillian Adams, Illustrator 
Clean dark green cloth boards with bright gilt lettering and illustration of painter's palette & brushes on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Light wear to corners (no fraying). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name on fly leaf. 410 pgs. with 7 lovely black & white illustrative plates by Lillian Adams. 007594

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 



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©2020. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie