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An Old Boy Remembers, Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
1 An Old Boy Remembers
Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
Boston Ruth Hill, Publisher 1935 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Clean brown pebbled cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED by Adah N. Adams (author's wife): This books is presented to Mrs. Charles R. Thomas as a memorial to the love and esteem felt for her by the author and his wife. - Adah N. Adams - Aug. 30th, 1940". 125 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has corner chips, shallow loss at top and bottom of spine, a few closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Delightful reminiscenses of a once-typical American home still lit with candles and heated with open fires. 011817

Price: 35.00 USD
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2 The Sailing Ship - Six Thousand Years of History
Anderson, Romola and R. C.
Bonanza Books 1963 Cloth Bds Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
212 pgs. Nr Fine in Nr Fine DJ - now protected in new Brodart mylar cover A classic on sailing ships with many illustrations. This book almost like new.Ships & Sailing. 001137

Price: 10.00 USD
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Nautilus 90 North, Anderson, William R. with Clay Blair, Jr.
3 Nautilus 90 North
Anderson, William R. with Clay Blair, Jr.
Cleveland / New York World Publishing Company 1959 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fair Jacket 
Stated First Edition in second printing dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with illustration of submarine on cover and spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Brief previous owner inscription dated 1959 on back side of front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs by John Krawczyk, USN. 251 pages with index, plus "About the Author." Dust jacket is tattered, missing large chip at base of spine, has tears and edge wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Dramatic account of the first atomic submarine's voyage from the Pacific to the Atlantic beneath the Arctic ice pack. 024891

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Tale of John Barleycorn: Or from Barley to Beer, Azarian, Mary
4 The Tale of John Barleycorn: Or from Barley to Beer
Azarian, Mary
David R. Godine Publisher 1982 0879234474 / 9780879234478 First Paperback Near Fine Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author. Clean paperback, approximate size 9-1/2" x 10-1/2". No chipping, creasing or fading; very slight edge wear. Binding is tight, pages are clean. No previous owner names or marks. Signed by the author below her name on the title page: "Mary Azarian 1982". Beautifully illustrated with woodcuts by the author. 025859

Price: 50.00 USD
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Once in Aleppo, Barton, Donald R.
5 Once in Aleppo
Barton, Donald R.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1955 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with black title box, yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Slightest hint of fading to lower front board corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean bright endpapers; no names, writing or marks. "A" on copyright page indicating first printing. 424 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has faint water stain to lower spine & rear corner of back panel, unchipped edges, narrow scratch/chip to lower rear corner panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A vividly romantic story moves at a lively pace--set in the Middle East country of Turaq. 8vo. Fiction. 015843

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Earth and Its Atmosphere, Bates, D. R.
6 The Earth and Its Atmosphere
Bates, D. R.
New York Basic Books, Inc. 1957 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 324 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings & charts. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few small closed edge tears, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Fifteen distinguished scientists, representing the main branches of geophysics, present a readable background for understanding the International Geophysical Year. 8vo. Science. 012416

Price: 15.00 USD
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America in Midpassage (2 Volumes Complete in slipcase), Beard, Charles A. & Mary R. Beard
7 America in Midpassage (2 Volumes Complete in slipcase)
Beard, Charles A. & Mary R. Beard
New York MacMillan 1939 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Slipcase Jacket Wilfred Jones, Illustrator 
Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 977 pgs. total. Illustrated with drawings. Clean blue slipcase with unchipped paper label on spine; light wear to corners and edges of slipcase, starting to crack at top edge. 8vo. American History. 006836

Price: 18.00 USD
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Wrought Gold: A Model Life for Christian Workers, Bennett, Mrs. S. R. I.
8 Wrought Gold: A Model Life for Christian Workers
Bennett, Mrs. S. R. I.
New York American Female Guardian Society 1875 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boards with stamped gold letter, blind-stamped border decoration on front and rear cover. Bevelled edges. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper dated 1877. Pages and edges are clean (gilt page edges). Very slight surface wear to corners. Binding is tight and square. Frontispiece portrait of the author with clean tissue guard. 154 pages. 024499

Price: 20.00 USD
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H.M.S. Rodney at Sea - Being the Story of the Second Commission of His Majesty's Battleship 'Rodney', Benstead, C. R.
9 H.M.S. Rodney at Sea - Being the Story of the Second Commission of His Majesty's Battleship 'Rodney'
Benstead, C. R.
London Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1932 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original jacket, with price intact on spine of jacket (7/6 net). Jacket design by A. E. Taylor. Clean navy blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, gold navy ship on cover. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers illustrated with track charts (maps). No names, writing or bookplates. With twenty photo illustrations. 205 pages with Appendix, 8 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Jacket has two tiny shallow chips at top spine edge, slightly age-toned, hint of very light soiling to rear panel which advertises author's previous book, "Retreat - A Story of 1918". Jacket is enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a British battleship in home waters, naval fact and description of how those who served on the 'Rodney", one of the two most powerful battleships in the world at the time, spent the years of her second commission. 022768

Price: 60.00 USD
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The Why and How of Home Horticulture, Bienz, D. R.
10 The Why and How of Home Horticulture
Bienz, D. R.
New York W.h. Freeman & Company 1997 0716723530 / 9780716723530 Second Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Second Edition, with more emphasis on organic gardening, new illustrations and and an up-to-date glossary and chapter references. In clean bright unclipped jacket. Very clean white boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, charts and diagrams. 587 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (42.95 on front inside flap), no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. For all types of gardeners and all types of gardens, a unique synthesis of scientific and practical horticultural knowledge. 021860

Price: 20.00 USD
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Lorna Doone - A Romance of Exmoor, Blackmore, R. D.
11 Lorna Doone - A Romance of Exmoor
Blackmore, R. D.
New York Heritage Press 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean, beautifully illustrated hardcover book in original slipcase, with Heritage "Sandglass" pamphlet about the book laid in. Green cloth boards with gold lettering and maroon decoration on spine. No bumping or wear, very slight dulling to spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by John Austen. 549 pages. Clean slipcase has a couple of small spots of edge chipping, no cracking. 026927

Price: 18.00 USD
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12 My Love Affair with the Navy
Bosworth, Allan R.
New York W. W. Norton 1969 393-07449-8 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean navy blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (small clip, however on lower front flap corner). Tiny chips at top of spine, 1/4" or less closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Military. 008369

Price: 10.00 USD
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Lonesome Land, Bower, B. M.
13 Lonesome Land
Bower, B. M.
New York A. L. Burt 1912 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
A. L. Burt edition. Clean decorated American trade binding. Brown cloth boards with darker brown and white saddle and rope decoration, white lettering on cover, white lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Four illustrations by Stanley R. Wood. 322 pages + six pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022271

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Gentleman from Mississippi - A Novel - Founded on the popular play of the same title, Brady, Wm. A. and Jos. R. Grismer
14 A Gentleman from Mississippi - A Novel - Founded on the popular play of the same title
Brady, Wm. A. and Jos. R. Grismer
New York J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Company 1908 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded red ribbed cloth boards with decorated cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, no fraying. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 189 pp. Illustrated with scenes from the play. (8 black and white plates, including frontispiece). 020503

Price: 20.00 USD
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Fingerprints - Fifty Years of Scientifc Crime Detection, Browne, Douglas G. and Alan Brock
15 Fingerprints - Fifty Years of Scientifc Crime Detection
Browne, Douglas G. and Alan Brock
London George G. Harrap 1953 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition statement on copyright page, in clean original jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Tiny spots of wear to two corner tips and top spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 224 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white plates. Foreword by Ex-Chief Superintendent F. R. Cherrill, M.B.E. Dustjacket is price clipped, has chip at top spine edge (maximum depth 3/4" - title unaffected). Very small chip at base of front panel, a few tiny nicks and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. First full non-technical account of fingerprinting and its various uses. History and development of the science, with discussion of particular cases in which fingerprinting has played a significant role. 020401

Price: 30.00 USD
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Mongoose R.I.P., Buckley, William F., Jr.
16 Mongoose R.I.P.
Buckley, William F., Jr.
New York Random House 1990 0-394-55931-2 / 9780394559315 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with publisher's review slip laid in, publisher's signed "With compliments of Sam Vaughan" (signed by Sam Vaughan) laid in. Very clean gold boards with clean beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight yellowing to pages). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 322 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with with one 1-1/2" closed tear at top front spine fold, one short (1/3") closed edge tear at top edge of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Fiction. 017175

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Way of All Flesh, Butler, Samuel
17 The Way of All Flesh
Butler, Samuel
New York Modern Library/Boni & Liveright Modern Library Faux Leather Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Toledano spine no. 2. Dark Blue/Black, faux leather boards with gilt lettering on spine, gilt Boni & Liveright symbol on cover. Introductory note by R.A. Streatfeild. Very little wear. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages are clean. Illustrated endpapers by Horace Brodzky. No names, writing or bookplates. 410 pgs. 008004

Price: 10.00 USD
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Skyward, Byrd, Richard E.
18 Skyward
Byrd, Richard E.
New York G. P. Putnam 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Second Impression, SIGNED by the author. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Hint of very light surface wear to spine corners. Pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; Signed "R. E. Byrd" on first blank page. Frontis photo portrait of Richard Byrd. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 359 pp. 020717

Price: 100.00 USD
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A Son of Hagar, Caine, Hall
19 A Son of Hagar
Caine, Hall
New York R. F. Fenno 1905 Later printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Later printing (copyright 1894) decorated brown ribbed cloth boards - signed binding (WEBS monogram on cover - W. E. B. Starkweather). Red black and cream decoration on cover (woman in long dress holding infant). Light soiling. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (December 25, 1905) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated by A. Hencke. Preface by the author. 354 pages. 024411

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Churchill Reader - The Wit and Wisdom of Sir Winston Churchill, Churchill, Winston (Edited by Colin R. Coote)
20 A Churchill Reader - The Wit and Wisdom of Sir Winston Churchill
Churchill, Winston (Edited by Colin R. Coote)
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1954 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded gray cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on spine. No wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers (small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper). Frontispiece photo portrait of Winston Churchill in the Cabinet Room on his seventy-ninth birthday. Constructed from his own sayings and writings and framed with an introduction by Colin R. Coote, with the collaboration of P. D. Bunyan. 414 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has chipping at top and bottom spine edges, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026675

Price: 30.00 USD
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