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

 
Dead and Buried: the Horrible History of Bodysnatching, Adams, Norman
1 Dead and Buried: the Horrible History of Bodysnatching
Adams, Norman
New York Bell Publishing Company 1972 0517135973 / 9780517135976 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (letterline on copyright page begins with "a") in clean dust jacket. Clean gray boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs.152 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The horrible history of body-snatching, which reached its peak at the beginning of the 19th century. Fron Land's End to John o'Groats, people lived and died in terror of the bodysnatchers, for the old saying you are worth more dead than alive was never as true as in those days, when the ressurectionists busied themselves in the graveyards of the land at the dead of night--in search of "things for the surgeon." 026845

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Four Cornerstones of Winning Golf, Andrisani, John; Harmon, Claude
2 The Four Cornerstones of Winning Golf
Andrisani, John; Harmon, Claude
New York Simon & Schuster 1996 0684807920 / 9780684807928 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean beige boards with clean green cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 255 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Foreword by Greg Norman. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Butch Harmon shares the secrets he's taught to Greg ANorman, Davis Love III, and Tiger Woods. 017741

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
3 Let the People Know
Angell, Norman
New York Viking Press 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
245 pgs. VG+ in Fine DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, blind stamped lettering on cover. Slight fading to extreme edges of boards at top edge. Binding tight and square, pages clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped and looks like new. "These plain answers to the questions that confuse us are needed for victory in the war today and in the peace tomorrow". 8vo. World War II. 003291

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Must Britain Travel the Moscow Road?, Angell, Norman
4 Must Britain Travel the Moscow Road?
Angell, Norman
London Noel Douglas 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Spine is sun faded. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with some intermittent foxing to pages. 190 pgs. This book is from the collection of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. and comes with a document certifying that the book is from that collection, signed by the Roosevelt Library Director. 8 vo.. History. 011040

Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
5 Songs of the Gilded Age
Boni, Margaret Bradford
New York Golden Press 1960 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean illustrated boards. Two corners lightly bumped, otherwise no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, no cracking. Illustrated endpapers. No names, marks or bookplates. Words and music for favorite American songs of the Elegant Eighties, the Gay Nineties, and the first decade of the Twentieth Century. Arranged for the piano by Norman Lloyd, illustrated by Lucille Corcos. Clean dustjacket has hint of edgewear but no chips or tears, is not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 005266

Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Forest - A Dramatic Portrait of Life in the American Wild, Caras, Roger
6 The Forest - A Dramatic Portrait of Life in the American Wild
Caras, Roger
New York Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1979 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Beige boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, brown cloth spine with green metallic letytering. No fraying or wear, binding is tight and square. Small previous owner note on half-title page. Dust speckling to text-block edges. Beautifully illustrated by Norman Arlott. 179 pages. Clean dust jacket is not chipped, not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. During a golden eagle's 3-week stay in a North American forest, we witnesws the parade of mortality in her evergreen stand: the insect wars, the magical processes of photosynthesis and pheremones, the layers of microscopic life from the forest's upper stories to the cryptozoa below ground; the struggles of bear, weasel, mountain lion, bobcat, snakes and other species to maintain their continuity. 026858

Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Great English Houses, Chamberlin, Russell
7 Great English Houses
Chamberlin, Russell
New York Harmony Books 19881983 0-517-55086-5 / 9780517550861 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful full color and black and white photographs. 152 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (14.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, small closed tear at spine gutter. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Chronological survey of 50 of the most notable houses in England from Norman times to the present, emphasizing the unique character of each. Provdes a revealing view ofthe development of the English country house through the ages, its survival in today's economic climate and its continuing importance as a monument to the past. 021734

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Bat that Flits, Collins, Norman
8 The Bat that Flits
Collins, Norman
New York / Boston Duell, Sloan, & Pierce / Little Brown 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First U.S. Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering and small illustration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 246 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears and mere hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A thriller involving bacteriological warfare at a government station for research in the West Country of Cornwall. 018654

Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Pathfinder, Cooper, James Fenimore
9 The Pathfinder
Cooper, James Fenimore
New York Modern Library 1952 Early printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 105 in unclipped original dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Introduction by Norman Holmes Pearson. 436 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (1.65 on front inside flap), tiny closed edge tears at top and bottom spine edge. 380 titles on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024384

Price: 18.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Pathfinder - Or, The Inland Sea, Cooper, James Fenimore
10 The Pathfinder - Or, The Inland Sea
Cooper, James Fenimore
New York Modern Library 1963 Later printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Modern Library No. 105 in clean illustrated dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 11. Clean red cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagonal logo on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean Kent style illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Introduction by Norman Holmes Pearson. 436 pages. Clean bright illustrated dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Blank on verso of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023378

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Yellow Book - A Selection, Denny, Norman
11 The Yellow Book - A Selection
Denny, Norman
London / New York The Bodley Head / The Viking Press 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Yellow cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover and spine, rear cover. No fraying. Faintest hint of rubbing. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. Decorated title page, frontispiece illustration by Max in black and yellow on tan paper ("The Yellow Dwarf"). 372 pages of text followed by 36 full page illustrations at rear of book by outstanding artists of the time such as Aubrey Beardsley, John S. Sargent, Max Beerbohm, John Lavery and many more. A wonderful collection from "The Yellow Book", the first quarterly volume of which appeared in April, 1894, under the joint imprint of Elkin Mathews and John Lane. Selections include work by Henry James, John Buchan, Kenneth Grahame and other greats. 025515

Price: 40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
South Wind, Douglas, Norman
12 South Wind
Douglas, Norman
New York Dodd Mead 1925 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
First American Edition to be printed and bound in the U.S. (Prior First U.S. Edition 1918 was printed on sheets imported from Great Britain and bound in orange cloth boards, exceedingly rare). This edition bound in blue cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Light surface wear at top and bottom spine edges, small ink spot to lower right corner of front board (size of large pea). No bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Lovely endpapers illustrated by des Rosiers; tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 413 pgs. Fiction. 016935

Price: 40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Billy Topsail & Company - A Story for Boys, Duncan, Norman
13 Billy Topsail & Company - A Story for Boys
Duncan, Norman
Fleming H. Revell 1910 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with brown, blue, green and white decoration on cover, brown stamped lettering on cover (twin sailboats and a dog sled); white seagull and gold lettering on spine. Tiny spot of wear at one lower spine corner. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard (eight illustrations, total). 318 pages. 026427

Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Doctor Luke of The Labrador, Duncan, Norman
14 Doctor Luke of The Labrador
Duncan, Norman
New York Fleming H. Revell 1904 First Hardcover Very Good+ No dustjacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Clean dark green ribbed cloth boards with circular sailing scene on cover, bright unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with decorated endpapers. Small previous owner label on front fixed endpaper (business card size). Black and white illustrations and map. 327 pages. 022220

Price: 40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Cruise of the Shining Light, Duncan, Norman
15 The Cruise of the Shining Light
Duncan, Norman
New York Harper & Brothers 1907 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with decorated cover (sailing ship against gold sky, blind-stamped sea surging into wave), gold lettering on cover and spine. Cover decoration by Thomas Watson Ball. No bumping ,fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers (sea horse design); no names, writing or marks. 344 pp. 020739

Price: 35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Southwest: The Beautiful Cookbook - Recipes from America's Southwest, Fenzl, Barbara P.
16 Southwest: The Beautiful Cookbook - Recipes from America's Southwest
Fenzl, Barbara P.
New York Harper Collins 1998 0002553481 / 9780002553483 Later printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Later printing in clean unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Large book, approx. size is 10" x 14". Very clean red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "November 8, 2003 - To Debi - "El pan partido dios lo aumenta" (see page 130). Happy Birthday - Barbara Pool Fenzl." Recipes by Barbara Pool Fenzl; Text by Norman Kolpas; Food Photography by E. Jane Armstrong. 240 pages with index. A book brimming with amazing, easy-to-follow recipes and gorgeous photographs of the Southwestern U.S.A. and of their delicious food. 026507

Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Arthurian Epic - A Comparitive Study of the Cambrian, Breton, and Anglo-Norman Versions of the Story and Tennyson's Idylls of the King, Gurteen, S. Humphreys
17 The Arthurian Epic - A Comparitive Study of the Cambrian, Breton, and Anglo-Norman Versions of the Story and Tennyson's Idylls of the King
Gurteen, S. Humphreys
New York and London G. P. Putnam's 1895 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Burgundy cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Light bumping to corners, very light surface wear to upper and lower spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Preface by the author. 437 pages with index. 021913

Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Mid-Pacific, Hall, James Norman
18 Mid-Pacific
Hall, James Norman
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, with 1928 on title page and copyright page. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine (very slight wear to gold lettering on spine). Pinhead size spot of wear-through at base of spine. Two very faint water spots at base of front board. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 299 pages. Author's adventures and life experiences in many places and positions, both glamorous and not, written while he was living in Tahiti. 027377

Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Far Lands, Hall, James Norman
19 The Far Lands
Hall, James Norman
Boston Little Brown 1950 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Stated first edition in unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 325 pgs. with glossary. Bright color illustrated dustjacket (design by Nicholas Mordvinoff) is not price clipped, has two chips at top left panel edge (one is nearly 1" in depth), tiny chips at top and bottom spine edge, slight horizontal crease near base of front panel. Enclosed in new removable mylar cover. 015273

Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Up From the City Streets - A Biographical Study in Contemporary Politics, Hapgood, Norman and Henry Moskowitz
20 Up From the City Streets - A Biographical Study in Contemporary Politics
Hapgood, Norman and Henry Moskowitz
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1928 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good minus Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Very small spot of wear-through to bottom of one lower corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Lovely old previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. Frontis photo portrait of Alfred E. Smith. 349 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Dustjacket is slightly age-toned, has edge and corner chipping, two small water marks at base edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce book. The story of Alfred E. Smith, who rose from the poorer classes of New York City's east side to become governor of New York State. 017830

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
  1  2 3  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©2020. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie