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

 
121 Points of the Horse: A Treatise on the Conformation, Movements, Breeds and evolution of the Horse
Hayes, M. Horace
New York Arco Publishing Co. 1969 Seventh (Revised) Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight, pages are clean and bright, edges are clean, with some dust-speckling at top edges. Bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 541 pgs. with index. Well illustrated with photographs and drawings. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few small closed edge tears, small stain (size of a thumb) on front panel edge near spine. Enclosed in new mylar cover. This is the seventh revised and enlarged edition of this important work, first published in 1893. Indispensable to all who are interested in the purchase, sale or keeping of horses. 010104

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Veterinary Notes for Horse Owners - A Manual of Horse Medicine and Surgery, Hayes, M. Horace
122 Veterinary Notes for Horse Owners - A Manual of Horse Medicine and Surgery
Hayes, M. Horace
New York Arco Publishing Company 1968 Revised Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Third printing of the Fifteenth Revised Edition - The Standard Work for Over 80 Years - An illustrated manual of horse medicine and surgery in original dust jacket. Over 100 illustrations. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, endpapers are clean - no names, writing or marks. All pages and edges are clean and bright. 656 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, previous owner horse farm name neatly penned on upper margin of front panel, a scattering of faint water spots, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scientific and clear-thinking approach to the diagnosis and treatment of injuries, ailments and diseases affecting horses - this book is one of the best of its kind. 028085

Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Racing-Cruiser - Selecting, Equipping, Tuning, and Racing the Cruising Sailboat, Henderson, Richard
123 The Racing-Cruiser - Selecting, Equipping, Tuning, and Racing the Cruising Sailboat
Henderson, Richard
Chicago Reilly & Lee 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First edition in clean original jacket, SIGNED by Ted Kennedy (Edward M. Kennedy). (This book was purchased from a gentleman who regularly saied with Kennedy, and whose wife worked in Senator Kennedy's senatorial and presidential campaigns.) Book size: 9" x 11-1/2"). Clean blue-gray cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed on front free endpaper: "Happy Birthday - Ted Kennedy". Illustrated with drawings by the author. 213 pages. clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022439

Price: 150.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Mounted Drill Team, Henry, John M.
124 The Mounted Drill Team
Henry, John M.
New York A. S. Barnes 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Harry E. Walsh, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper; previous owner name & address neatly penned on corner of front fixed endpaper. 161 pgs. with index. Illustrated with diagrams and photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slightest hint of edge wear. Over thirty tested drills, how to organize a mounted drill team and how to present successful drills as an amateur or professional team. 014170

Price: 22.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Captain Bayleys Heir - A Tale of the Gold Fields of California, Henty, G. A.
125 Captain Bayleys Heir - A Tale of the Gold Fields of California
Henty, G. A.
New York A. L. Burt 1900 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket H. M. Paget, Illustrator 
Clean green-gray decorated cloth boards and spine with red lettering on cover, gold title box on spine. Light surface wear to corners (no fraying). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with green top-stained page edges all around. Publication date estimated 1900 (no copyright date printed). Previous owner name, place and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Black and white frontis illustration. 336 pages. 021261

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Silver Run - A Story of the Sardine Industry, Heyliger, William
126 The Silver Run - A Story of the Sardine Industry
Heyliger, William
New York D. Appleton Century 1934 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket George M. Richards, Illustrator 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page and (1) on last page of text, in clean original jacket. Green cloth boards with small illustration of sardine can circled by sardines on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very light soiling; no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by George M. Richards. 280 pp. Clean illustrated jacket is unclipped, has one very small chip at bottom corner of rear panel (size of half a dime), closed tear at lower front flap fold (1"). Price intact (2.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce title in collectible condition. 020615

Price: 300.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Hill's Writing Desk Companion, Hill, George M.
127 Hill's Writing Desk Companion
Hill, George M.
Chicago / New York George M. Hill Company 1900 Leather_bound Very Good No Dust jacket 
Vest-size leather pocket writing reference with gold lettering on cover and spine. 1/4" chipping at base of spine, a few small edge nicks and closed tears. Binding is tight, small faint name on bottom of last page. 355 pages with index. Circa 1900, no date of publication. Size: 2-1/2" x 5-1/2" A solid little book with all kinds of tips on everything from grammar, punctuation, synonyms and spelling to composition and correct use of titles. 023731

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Mrs. Hill's Journal - Civil War Reminiscences, Hill, Sarah Jane Full (Mark M. Krug, Editor)
128 Mrs. Hill's Journal - Civil War Reminiscences
Hill, Sarah Jane Full (Mark M. Krug, Editor)
Chicago R. R. Donnelley & Sons (Lakeside Press) 1980 First Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket 
Lakeside Press edition. Clean black cloth boards with oval gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis portrait of Sarah Jane Full Hill. 350 pages, including list of "Lakeside Classics" at rear of book. Published Christmas, 1980. 022582

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
129 Lucy, Perhaps
Hitchcock, Alfred M.
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1935 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Clean blue cloth boards with silver title box on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. SIGNED on title page by author (not the Alfred Hitchcock of movie fame). Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has v-shaped chip at top of spine (1/2" depth), slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The author of "Bread Loaf Talks on Teaching Composition," and many other successful books on the teaching of rhetoric and literature, illustrates in this volume of short stories the theories that he has for many years taught his own students. For the most part his stories are told against a New England background of hills, mountains, and seacoast, and contain many characterizations done with sympathy and gentle humor. 8vo. Short Stories. 016583

Price: 35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Mercy, It's the Revolution and I'M in My Bathrobe, Hollander, Nicole
130 Mercy, It's the Revolution and I'M in My Bathrobe
Hollander, Nicole
New York St Martins Press 1982 0312530137 / 9780312530136 First Paperback Very Good+ 
Rare uncorrected proof, SIGNED by the author along with her sketch of her cat (Sylvia). Paperback binding with cartoon illustrated cover, approx. size is 8-1/4" x 5-1/2". No creasing or chipping, small phone number written near spine edge, slight age-toning, otherwise clean. Author signature and cat sketch in red ink on title page: "For Craig, this is VERY rare - Nicole and Sylvia." Illustrated throughout with cartoons. 127 pages. Feminist author and humorist lashes out with more hard-hitting, hilarious cartoons starring Sylvia the cat. 027323

Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Westminster Abbey (Cathedrals, Abbeys & Famous Churches), Home, Gordon
131 Westminster Abbey (Cathedrals, Abbeys & Famous Churches)
Home, Gordon
London J. M. Dent 1925 Hardcover Very Good+ Fair Jacket 
Small clean book (illustrated) in original dust jacket. Size approx. 4-3/4" x 7". Purple cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with illustrated endpapers. Neatly penned previous owner inscription on back of front free endpaper dated 1939. Edited and illustrated by Gordon Home. 192 pages with index. Dust jacket has edge chipping, separation at front flap fold, half of spine missing. Enclosed in archival quality removable mylar cover. 023461

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Tillicum, Hoppenstedt, Elbert M.
132 Tillicum
Hoppenstedt, Elbert M.
New York Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1969 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Clean endpapers. 160 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has 1" closed tear at top spine fold, 3/4" closed tear at bottom spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Children's. 012147

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Sheik, Hull, E. M.
133 The Sheik
Hull, E. M.
New York A. L. Burt 1921 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book and dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering and single line border on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with beautifully penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. 296 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket with beautiful image of sheik galloping across a desert on a black horse. A few very small corner / edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027385

Price: 75.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
High Country, Hunt, Inez
134 High Country
Hunt, Inez
Big Mountain Press 1962 First Soft Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Isabel M. Staehle Signed
Very clean white softcover book with illustrated dust wrapper, SIGNED by author and illustrator. 50 pgs. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black endpapers. SIGNED by author on the half-title page, and the following inscription on reverse side of half-title page: " From her letters, Inez Hunt sounds like a delightful person. We felt honored to have her ask to use a few of our illustrations from the San Juan Notes. - Henry and Isabel" Clean dustwrapper is not price clipped, unchipped, with small closed tear at top of rear panel, hint of faint browning at top edges. 012914

Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Madonna in Art, Hurll, Estelle M.
135 The Madonna in Art
Hurll, Estelle M.
Boston L. C. Page & Co. 1897 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration and clean, unchipped paste-on illustration of white lily on black background. Tiny bit of fraying at spine ends. Gilt top edges. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with very light ex-library markings (blind-stamped circular impression on contents page, ink stamp to bottom page edges. Previous owner name neatly penned at top of title page. 31 illustrations (black & white plates). 008462

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
136 Once Aboard the Lugger - The History of George and His Mary
Hutchinson, A. S. M.
New York Mitchell Kennerley 1908 First Hard Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Red ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Light soiling to cover (small white spot, size of pea on front board). Light fraying at top & bottom of spine. Front & rear hinges have been reinforced with archival quality tape. Pages are bright and clean. No names or bookplates inside. 327 pgs. 8 vo.. First Edition. 004249

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
137 One Increasing Purpose
Hutchinson, A. S. M.
Boston Little Brown & Co. 1925 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean dark green cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No wear to boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 448 pgs. 006622

Price: 7.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
It Happened Like This, Hutchinson, A.S.M.
138 It Happened Like This
Hutchinson, A.S.M.
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1942 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean dark 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. 320 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Written in the tradition of the modern English novel, a story of character filled with suspense and emotion. The action centers around two very appealing boys, suddenly made orphans when their parents are drowned in a tragic accident. They go to live with their aunt, and a shadow of intrigue immediately falls across their lives. 019367

Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Flying Mercury, Ingram, Eleanor M.
139 The Flying Mercury
Ingram, Eleanor M.
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1910 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Edmund Frederick, Illustrator; Bertha Stuart, Decorations 
Clean decorated binding - green cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, plus clean unchipped circular paste-on color illustration, stamped white lettering (white lettering somewhat chipped). No fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight foxing to endpapers). No names, writing or bookplates. Beautiful color illustrations by Edmund Frederick, with lovely page decorations and blind-stamped cover decoration by Bertha Stuart. 195 pages. 024335

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
140 The Story of an African Farm
Iron, Ralph (Olive Schreiner)
New York F. M. Lupton Reprint Hard Cover Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Beige cloth boards with black, gold and yellow decoration. Gilt lettering on spine. Slight wear to corners and spine edges. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages are clean but tanned. No names, writing or bookplates. 232 pgs. 009321

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
< PREV  1 2 3 4 5 6   7  8 9 10  NEXT >   Skip 10 >>



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