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"Charge It" Or, Keeping Up with Harry, Bacheller, Irving
1 "Charge It" Or, Keeping Up with Harry
Bacheller, Irving
New York Harper & Brothers 1912 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Clean First Edition, "Published September, 1912" on copyright page, with code H-M; MCMXII (1912) on title page. Beige cloth boards with large paste on illustration (clean and unchipped). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (brief previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper "To Beatrice Cross, from Doctor Wilson"). Beautiful frontispiece illustration with tissue guard (six full page black & white illustrations, total). 192 pages. 027080

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Cheerful Smugglers, Butler, Ellis Parker
2 The Cheerful Smugglers
Butler, Ellis Parker
New York Century Company 1908 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket May Wilson Preston, Illustrator 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - DD - Decorative Designers). Clean beige cloth boards with rust brown and black decoration on cover, rust brown lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (tiny initials in corner of rear fixed endpaper). Eight illustrations by May Wilson Preston, including frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 277 pages. 022266

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
3 The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
New York Heritage Press 1945 Hardcover Near Fine Edward A. Wilson, Illustrator 
Very clean, unworn book in original slipcase, publisher's "Sandglass" pamphlet laid in. Illustrated paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Slight fading to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated iin color by Edward A. Wilson. With an Introduction by John Livingston Lowes. Clean brown paper-covered slipcase is sturdy, has some edge wear. Size approx. 8-1/2" x 11". 027127

Price: 25.00 USD
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Letters from my Mill, Daudet, Alphonse
4 Letters from my Mill
Daudet, Alphonse
New York Dodd Mead 1893 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Madame Madeleine Lemaire, Illustrator 
First Limited Edition, this is No. 110 of Two Hundred and Fifty Copies on Large Paper, printed in the month of October, 1893. Hand numbered and signed by printer John Wilson & Son. Translated by Frank Hunter Potter. With Illustrations by Madame Madeleine Lemaire (full page color illustrations with printed tissue guards). Decorative headpieces by George Wharton Edwards. Decorated American trade binding - white cloth with silver and gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Moderate overall soiling to cloth; wear to cloth (surface chipping) at head and tail of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Deckled page edges. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. One page (101-102 has closed tear approx. 3" from edge extending slightly into text.) 263 pages. 024002

Price: 250.00 USD
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Toaster's Handbook, Edmund, Peggy and Harold Workman Williams
5 Toaster's Handbook
Edmund, Peggy and Harold Workman Williams
White Plains, NY and New York City H. W. Wilson Company 1916 Third Edition, Revised Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Third Edition, Revised, with New Material. Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - DD monogram - Decorative Designers). Clean brown cloth boards with red, black and gold decoration on cover with red lettering outlined in black; gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Small number at top edge of title page. 483 pages. An amazing resource for jokes, stories and quotations on a wide variety of subjects for use when speaking to an audience. Includes preface, foreword "On the Possession of A Sense of Humor." 023632

Price: 25.00 USD
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Shorty McCabe, Ford, Sewell
6 Shorty McCabe
Ford, Sewell
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1906 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Fair Jacket Francis Vaux Wilson, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 316 pp. Illustrations by Francis Vaux Wilson. Illustrated jacket has 1-1/2" piece missing at base of spine, up to 1" chipping at top spine edge, very small corner chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020944

Price: 12.00 USD
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Shorty McCabe's Odd Numbers, Ford, Sewell
7 Shorty McCabe's Odd Numbers
Ford, Sewell
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1912 Reprint Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean illustrated original dustjacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Sound hinges - no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrations by F. Vaux Wilson. 309 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacket has two tiny edge chips, very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fun loving Shorty, everywhere from the East Side swell yachting parties with a cure for every ill, and more than a physician's ability to diagnose them. For those who appreciate laughing, this book will provide. 025521

Price: 22.00 USD
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8 The Death Merchant: The Rise and Fall of Edwin P. Wilson
Goulden, Joseph C.
New York Simon & Schuster 1984 0-671-49341-8 / 9780671493417 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. 455 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has some edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new mylar cover. The story of the master dealer in illicit arms, Edwin P. Wilson; multi-million dollar weapons deals, CIA intrigue, international terrorism. 8vo. True Crime. 009844

Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Woodrow Wilson: A Biography for Young People
Hatch, Alden
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1947 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Here is a collectible book for the library of that special young person in your life who is interested in history. Inscribed and SIGNED with date (1948) by the author, 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. Clean red cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean. 280 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, is enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 011042

Price: 30.00 USD
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My Home in the Field of Mercy, Huard, Frances Wilson
10 My Home in the Field of Mercy
Huard, Frances Wilson
New York George H. Doran 1917 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Charles Huard, Illustrator 
Green cloth boards with gold lettering, clean paste-on illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with a little foxing to the edges of some illustrations; clean, delicately illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with lovely drawings by Charles Huard. 269 pages. Beautifully told story of the work of the Red Cross in caring for the wounded during World War I. 022026

Price: 20.00 USD
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Venus in the East, Irwin, Wallace
11 Venus in the East
Irwin, Wallace
New York George H. Doran 1918 First Hardcover Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, with GHD symbol on title page, in original dustjacket. Blue cloth boards with black lettering, small circular decoration on cover. Light soiling, a few tiny nicks to cloth boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. May Wilson Preston illustrations in sepia, including endpapers. Previous owner name and date (1923) in light pencil on half-title page. 314 pages. Illustrated dustjacket (by Preston) with price on spine (1.50 net) has small corner chip at base of spine, a few short closed edge tears, very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce book, rare jacket. 021498

Price: 75.00 USD
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An Incomplete Education, Revised Edition, Jones, Judy; Wilson, William
12 An Incomplete Education, Revised Edition
Jones, Judy; Wilson, William
New York Ballantine Books 1995 0345391373 / 9780345391377 Revised Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Revised and Updated edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs, drawings. 683 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Indispensable knowledge on a wide variety of subjects - fills in the gaps your education missed! 027067

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Desert Watches, MacArthur, Wilson
13 The Desert Watches
MacArthur, Wilson
London Rupert Hart-Davis 1954 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 272 pgs. with glossary. An account of a motor journey across the Sahara Desert. 8vo. Adventure. 011992

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Desert Watches, MacArthur, Wilson
14 The Desert Watches
MacArthur, Wilson
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs Merrill 1954 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good + Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. 350 pp. Illustrated with photographs. Clean jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has a few tiny shallow chips at top and bottom spine edges, slight wear at corners, a few very short closed edge tears. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a hazardous crossing of the great Sahara Desert. The author and his wife started from Algiers and bound for their home in Rhodesia, made the entire journey of more than two thousand miles in a new and highly unreliable car, resulting in a breath-taking adventure. 019394

Price: 35.00 USD
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15 The Pawns Count
Oppenheim, E. Phillips
Boston Little Brown 1918 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket F. Vaux Wilson, Illustrator 
Clean dark brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking, very slight lean. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name on half-title page. Frontis illustration by F. Vaux Wilson with tissue guard. 315 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 011255

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Big Book of Weirdos, Posey, Carl
16 The Big Book of Weirdos
Posey, Carl
New York Paradox Press 1995 1563891808 / 9781563891809 First Paperback Fine 
Stated First Printing. Very clean book with no creasing or chipping. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. With an Introduction by Gahan Wilson. Illustrated by 67 of the world's top comic artists. 224 pages with index. Size approximately 8-1/2" x 11". "True tales ofthe world's kookiest crackpots and visionaries." 025766

Price: 25.00 USD
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Farthest Reach:  Washington and Oregon, Ross, Nancy Wilson
17 Farthest Reach: Washington and Oregon
Ross, Nancy Wilson
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1944 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with black lettering and brown and black design on spine. Author's initials in black on front in brown decorative box. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Small tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained page edges. Illustrated with beautiful black & white photographs. 359 pgs. with 18 page index. Dustjacket is not price clipped and has slight hint of surface wear to edges with a few very small edge chips and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Pacific Northwest. 014336

Price: 15.00 USD
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I, My Ancestor, Ross, Nancy Wilson
18 I, My Ancestor
Ross, Nancy Wilson
New York Random House 1950 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean turquoise boards with gold lettering on spine. Slight surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 393 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, slightly age-toned, has tiny chip at rear corner of spine base, two closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A powerfully told story about the cause and the cure of many of the insistent tensions that haunt the modern world. 8vo. Fiction. 012872

Price: 15.00 USD
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I, My Ancestor, Ross, Nancy Wilson
19 I, My Ancestor
Ross, Nancy Wilson
New York Random House 1950 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean blue boards with gold lettering on spine. Shallow bump to lower edge of front board. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 393 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, a few tiny closed edge tears at top and bottom spine edges. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. By the author of "The Left Hand is the Dreamer", this is the story of a successful young executive who has come to an emotional dead end in his relationship with his wife and his work. 018575

Price: 15.00 USD
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Old Boston Museum Days, Ryan, Kate
20 Old Boston Museum Days
Ryan, Kate
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1915 First Hardcover Near Fine very good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original dustjacket. Decorated American trade binding. "Published October 1915" on copyright page, 1915 on title page. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with unchipped gilt illustration and lettering on cover, unchipped gilt lettering on spine. Slightest hint of surface wear to corners, no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, endpapers intact, gilt top page edges. Inscribed on blank front fly leaf: "To Dear Mrs. Crosby with love and good wishes, Kate Ryan." Frontis photo portrait of Kate Ryan with clean tissue guard. 264 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black and white plates. Dustjacket illustrated with scene from a play (Annie M. Clarke as "Peg Woffington" and George W. Wilson as "Triplet") original price intact (1.50 on front inside flap), just a hint of soiling, about 1/3" chipping at top spine edge, a few additional very small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author Kate Ryan was for many years one of the favorite actresses who made famous the Boston Museum Stock Company. With a comprehensive knowledge and facile pen she brings close to her readers the very lure and much ofthe glamour of the old days at the Boston Museum. 018058

Price: 50.00 USD
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