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Over the Threshold of War - Personal Experiences of the Great European Conflict, Hopkins, Nevil Monroe
1 Over the Threshold of War - Personal Experiences of the Great European Conflict
Hopkins, Nevil Monroe
Philadelphia /London J. B. Lippincott 1918 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated binding, first edition - 1918 on title page, "Published April, 1918" on copyright page. Clean blue cloth boards with decoration on cover (binoculars set against gray cloud-like background), gold lettering on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. Very light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photo portrait of King Albert. With 70 illustrations, many from photographs by the author; drawings by Edmund Frederic, also documents and colored proclamations. 375 pages. 021979

Price: 35.00 USD
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Girl of the People, Meade, L. T.
2 Girl of the People
Meade, L. T.
Chicago M. A. Donahue 1911 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Lovely poster-style decorated American trade binding. Clean brown cloth boards with black, brown, red and white decoration on cover (two women travellers with luggage and binoculars pointing to far off mountains). No fraying or wear to cloth. Slightest bit of rubbing to edge of front board illustration. Nice bright unrubbed color decoration on spine as well, with gold lettering. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Clean decorated endpapers. Lovely color frontispiece illustration. No date of publication - circa 1911 (previous owner name neatly penciled on rear of front free endpaper with date 1911). A little brown offset to last page from old newspaper article about brave girls (still laid in). 222 pages. 025282

Price: 14.00 USD
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Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars, Moore, Patrick
3 Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars
Moore, Patrick
Cambridge University Press 1986 0521307562 / 9780521307567 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 203 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book describes how the owner of binoculars can use them for astronomical observation. A full description of the "binocular sky" is given, with details of all the most interesting objects. 026933

Price: 18.00 USD
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