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Gilded Italian Glass Pitcher
VINTAGE
Fig + Stone Designs
Gilded Italian Glass Pitcher
$75.00
Small glass pitcher from Italy with beautiful gilded detailing along the lip. No makers marks, remnants of "Made in Italy" sticker. some wear, gilding wearing off.
 
Charles Addams's Monster Rally, 1950
VINTAGE
Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books
Charles Addams's Monster Rally, 1950
$65.00
Monster Rally by Charles Addams. NY: Simon and Schuster, 1950. Eighth printing, from same year as the first. Classic, early collection of the Addams Family and others. 91 pages. Slight wear to unclipped jacket.
 
The Poacher's Handbook
VINTAGE
Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books
The Poacher's Handbook
$29.00
The Poacher's Handbook by Ian Niall. London: Heinemann, 1951. First edition, third printing. Hardcover in dust jacket. An early example of a much reprinted classic, with charming wood engravings by Barbara Greg. The hair-raising, true experiences of a master poacher in the English countryside and the tricks that are effective to catch all manner of birds and beasts from under the nose of a gamekeeper. Owner dedication on first end page, slight edge wear to dust jacket.
 
Camerer Cuss Book of Antique Watches
VINTAGE
$139.00
Camerer Cuss Book of Antique Watches by Camerer Cuss. UK: Baron Pub., 1976. Second Edition. 335 pp. Hardcover. 378 black-and-white illustrations, eight color plates, 17 line drawings. Watches provide the finest examples of metalwork, enameling, piqué, repoussé work, and later engine turning, all provide an infinite variety of designs.
 
Henry Miller Trilogy
VINTAGE
Stone Soup Books
Henry Miller Trilogy
$75.00
Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Black Spring by Henry Miller. New York: Grove Press, 1961 and 1963. Hardcovers with dust jackets in slipcase. Seventh printing, Third printing and Fourth printing respectively.
 
Handbook of Ornaments in Color
VINTAGE
$49.00
Handbook of Ornaments in Color: Volume 1 by A. C. Racinet. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1978. hardcover with dust jacket. First Edition. 60 color plates. 131 pages. A collection of hundreds of decorative designs from primitive, Egyptian, Assyrian, Greek, Greco-Roman, Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Persian, Arab, Moorish, Byzantine, and Medieval works.
 
Eloise in Moscow, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
The Montecito Collection
Eloise in Moscow, 1st Ed
$239.00
Eloise in Moscow by Kay Thompson. Simon and Schuster, New York, 1959. Hardcover with dust jacket. Wonderfully illustrated by Hilary Knight. First Edition, stated first printing. Unpaginated. Patina.
 
Moldy Warp the Mole
VINTAGE
Brandywine Bookshop
Moldy Warp the Mole
$35.00
Moldy Warp the Mole by Alison Uttley. London: Collins, 1949. Hardcover, 20 color illustrations. Sixth impression of a 1940 title. 88 pages. Charming English book about Moldy Warp discovering an ancient Roman mosaic as he burrowed underground. Illustrations by Margaret Tempest. Wear to edges of cover boards.
 
Rhymes of a Red Cross Man
VINTAGE
$95.00
Rhymes of a Red Cross Man by Robert W. Service. Illustrated by Charles L. Wren. New York: Barse & Hopkins Publishers, 1916. Endpapers and edges foxed, dust jacket spine faded.
 
Eloise, True First Printing
VINTAGE
Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books
Eloise, True First Printing
$1,195.00
Eloise by Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955. Extremely rare, stated first printing. Book boards have yellowed. Unclipped jacket ($2.95) has chips from top edge. Original, different text in places. "Brooklyn Dodgers" instead of "New York Jets" on jacket. "My mother knows Lily Dache" became "Coco Chanel." "Here's what I like...Grass" became "Dandelions" and "I hate Peter Rabbit" removed, among other intriguing changes. Highly collectible.
 
Philip Trager: New York, Signed Ltd
VINTAGE
$249.00
Philip Trager: New York. Forward by Louis Auchincloss. Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press, 1980. Limited Edition, Signed by Philip Trager, includes Signed original photograph.
 
I Skate!
VINTAGE
N.P.Trent Antiques
I Skate!
$59.00
I Skate! by Margaret Faulkner. Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1979. Stated first edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. An 11 year-old-girl lives in Boston. Her passion is figure skating. It tells her story of the year she competed in the Northeastern championships and went on to other competitions. Showcasing her daily life as a skater and the involvement of her family. An insightful look at figure skating and competition. Dust jacket has losses.
 
19th-C. Leather Poetry, S/2
VINTAGE
$89.00
The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell and Samuel Rogers, and Humorous Poems of Thomas Hood and The Poetical Works of Horace Smith and James Smith. New York: Leavitt & Allen. Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1858. Owner's name stamp. Tears in top layer of edge of cover.
 
American Nights Entertainment, 1923
VINTAGE
$99.00
American Nights Entertainment, by Grant Overton. New York: Appleton, Doran, Doubleday, Scribner's. Hardcover. Stated First Printing, September 1923. Ten portraits of authors. 414 pages including index. Label from Pittsburgh bookshop affixed to front cover.
 
Trumpet at a Distant Gate
VINTAGE
$45.00
Trumpet at a Distant Gate: The Lodge as Prelude to the Country House by Tim Mowl and Brian Earnshaw. Boston: David R. Godine Publisher, 1985. First edition, includes dust jacket. Owner's name and blindstamps. Dust jacket is lightly rubbed.
 
The Red Cross Girls with the US Marines
VINTAGE
$149.00
The Red Cross girls with the U. S. Marines by Margaret Vandercook. Philadelphia: John Winston, 1919. First edition. Ochre cloth binding with red and black illustrated cover. Age wear.
 
The Old-House Journal Compendium
VINTAGE
The Montecito Collection
The Old-House Journal Compendium
$39.00
The Old-House Journal Compendium edited by Clem Labine, Carolyn Flaherty, and the Staff of The Old-House Journal. New York: The Overlook Press, 1980. Hardcover with over 800 black-and-white illustrations. First edition. 390 pages. Dust jacket shows some wear.
 
Auguste Rodin, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
N.P.Trent Antiques
Auguste Rodin, 1st Ed
$159.00
Auguste Rodin by Robert Descharnes and Jean Francois Chabrun. NY: Viking Press,1967. 1st Ed. Illustrated throughout with tipped-in illustrations in color and several text illustrations in b/w. Still considered the best monograph on Rodin. Includes: Testament artistique d'Rodin, Rose, Belgium, The Gates of Hell, The Burghers of Calais, The Prime of Life, The Monument to Balzac, The Monument to Victor Hugo, The Sultan of Meudon, The Awkward Age, Rodin: At work, The Dance, Twilight of a God.
 
Illustrators 18
VINTAGE
DecadesofVintage
Illustrators 18
$85.00
Illustrators 18: The Eighteenth Annual of American Illustration. New York: Hastings House, 1977. 498 full color or black and white plates representing the top illustrations as chosen by the Society of Illustrators. Light overall wear.
 
Doctor Dolittle in the Moon
VINTAGE
$39.00
Doctor Dolittle in the Moon by Hugh Lofting. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1928. Includes dust jacket. Owner's name in pencil. Light damp stain on upper corners of cover.
 
Brazil in 1912, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
Brandywine Bookshop
Brazil in 1912, 1st Ed
$145.00
Brazil in 1912, by J. C. Oakenfull. London: Robert Atkinson, Ltd, 1913. Numerous black and white photos of the landscape, industries and people of Brazil. First edition. 498 pages plus 20 pages of ads for Brazilian businesses. Large map clean and strongly bound. Spine splitting at back cover, corners creased. Bent corners.
 
Portrait of A Colonial City, Signed
VINTAGE
$125.00
Portrait of a Colonial City: Philadelphia 1670 1838 by Harold Donaldson Eberlein and Cortlandt Van Dyke Hubbard. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1939. First Edition, Limited number 960. Inscribed by the authors.
 
The Rhine, Pair
VINTAGE
Stone Soup Books
The Rhine, Pair
$125.00
The Rhine From Its Source to the Sea Translated by G. C. T. Bartley from the German of Karl Stieler, H. Wachenhusen, and F. W. Hacklander. Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates & Co, 1899. Includes dust jackets and slipcase.
 
Rich Man Poor Man
VINTAGE
$19.00
Rich Man Poor Man by Herman P. Miller. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1971. First revised edition, includes dust jacket and acetate protector. A comprehensive economic reference on income distribution. Erasure on front end paper. Minor wear to dust jacket.
 
Cartooning: the Art & the Business
VINTAGE
$75.00
Cartooning: The Art and the Business by Mort Gerberg, signed and hand cartooned. New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1989. First revised edition, seventh printing. An illustrated “how to” guide for the cartoon business world including illustrations from Charles M. Schulz, Charles Addams, Ed Koren, Jules Feiffer, and other cartoonists. Dedicated, signed, and hand cartooned illustration by Mort Gerberg on front and endpaper. Autographed on title page. Minor wear to cover.
 
Good Times For All Times
VINTAGE
$45.00
Good Times For All Times: A Cyclopedia of Entertainment with Programs, Outlines, References and Practical Suggestions for Home, Church, School and Community by Nina B. Lamkin. New York: Samuel French Ltd, 1929. First Edition, includes dust jacket.
 
The Snowflake, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
Brandywine Bookshop
The Snowflake, 1st Ed
$55.00
The Snowflake by Richard Marek. Philadelphia: The Franklin Printing Company, 1959. First edition, hardcover. 13 letterpress illustrations, 30 pages. Privately printed as a limited edition on textured pale blue paper. Lacking dust jacket.
 
The Way Some People Live, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
$299.00
The Way Some People Live: A Book of Stories by John Cheever. NY: Random House, 1943. Stated first printing hardcover. 256 pp. The first collection of John Cheever's stories in book form. Cheever was in the army at the time of publication. A collection of stories some of which were originally published in the New Yorker where he would be published for more than forty years. One of the great short story writers of the century. Cheever would never allow these to be reprinted. Lacking dust jacket.
 
History of Oxford Massachusetts, 1892
VINTAGE
$189.00
History of the Town of Oxford, Massachusetts, with Genealogies by George Daniels. Published by the author with the cooperation of the town, 1892, first edition. Black cloth binding with gilt title on spine. Shelf wear, corner bumps.
 
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
VINTAGE
Brandywine Bookshop
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
$259.00
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, October 1903. Hardcover, 327 pages. Tanning to back board, penciled name erased from first blank page. Small nicks and marks to boards.
 
East is East
VINTAGE
Fig + Stone Designs
East is East
$15.00
East is East by George Mikes. London: Andre Deutsch Publishers, 1958. Includes dust jacket. Some wear.
 
Wee Gillis, First Printing
VINTAGE
Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books
Wee Gillis, First Printing
$85.00
Wee Gillis by Munro Leaf, illustrated by Robert Lawson. New York: The Viking Press, 1938. First printing. The struggle of a young Scottish lad to please both sides of his fearsome family, from the team that created the children's book masterpiece Ferdinand the Bull. Hardcover, includes dust jacket. Owner dedication and slight wear to corners; tears and chips to edges of dust jacket.
 
Mayfair: The Years of Grandeur, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
$35.00
The Years of Grandeur: The Story of Mayfair by Mary Cathcart Borer. London: W. H. Allen, 1975. First edition, includes dust jacket. Cover corners bumped, dust jacket spine lightly faded.
 
Spoofs, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
Brandywine Bookshop
Spoofs, 1st Ed
$39.00
Spoofs edited by Richard Butler Glaenzer. New York: The Laugh Club, 1933. Hardcover, several illustrations in black and white by an uncredited artist. First edition, 279 pages. Tongue-in-cheek short essays by an array of authors, including G. B. Shaw, Christopher Morley, Helen Burnham, and James (Schnozzola) Durante. Lacking dust jacket.
 
Thurber's Alarms & Diversions, 1st
VINTAGE
Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books
Thurber's Alarms & Diversions, 1st
$45.00
Alarms and Diversions by James Thurber. NY: Harper and Brothers, 1957. First printing. A fine selection of works across Thurber's career. Dust jacket fading to pink on spine, slight edge wear. 367 pages.
 
Roger Duvoisin Books, S/9
VINTAGE
Brandywine Bookshop
Roger Duvoisin Books, S/9
$255.00
Set of nine children's books illustrated by Roger Duvoisin, published in the 1950s and 1960s. Nubber Bear, Hide and Seek Fog, Happy Lion, Follow the Wind, White Snow/Bright Snow, Hi, Mister Robin!, Amahl and the Night Visitors, Petunia, and Petunia's Christmas. Hi, Mister Robin! has considerable age wear. Some scribbles to Petunia's Christmas.
 
Parkinson's Law
VINTAGE
Brandywine Bookshop
Parkinson's Law
$55.00
Parkinson's Law, or The Pursuit of Progress by C. Northcote Parkinson. London: John Murray, 1961. Hardcover, profusely illustrated in black and white by Osbert Lancaster. Thirteenth impression of a 1957 title. 122 pages with occasional underlinings in ink. "Barbs for the bureaucrats." Name and stamp on first blank page.
 
Drawings of the Masters:Persian Drawings
VINTAGE
$45.00
Drawings of the Masters: Persian Drawings from the 14th to the 19th Century by B.W. Robinson. Shorewood Publishers, Inc., New York, 1965. Hardcover in pale green slipcase with a mounted illustration on cover. Illustrated in color and black and white. First edition. 142 pages. Slipcover shows some wear.
 
Hellman: Scoundrel Time, First Edition
VINTAGE
$55.00
Scoundrel Time by Lillian Hellman. Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1976. First edition. 155 pages with 6 pages of photos. Includes dust jacket. The author and playwright's gripping account of the 1950s McCarthy era and how it affected her life and the lives of many of her well-known friends. Minor wear to jacket, crease on inside jacket flap.
 
Eloise in Moscow
VINTAGE
Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books
Eloise in Moscow
$225.00
Eloise in Moscow by Kay Thompson. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959. First 1950s printing, with original jacket copy, different to the modern reprints. Foldout map of Eloise's adventures in the Kremlin. Hardcover with dust jacket. Unclipped dust jacket has slight edge wear.
 
A Time to Love and a Time to Die, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
$79.00
A Time to Love and a Time to Die by Erich Maria Remarque. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Company, 1954. Hardcover with dust jacket. Stated first edition. 378 pages. Former owner's nameplate inside front cover.
 
World Antiques by Roy Strong, 1978
VINTAGE
$95.00
World Antiques with an introduction by Roy Strong of the Victoria and Albert Museum. Charweil Books, 1978. Hardcover, 320 pages. Covers everything from Gothic to Modern antiques. Printed in Hong Kong. Some wear and tear.
 
The World in Color Photography
VINTAGE
The Montecito Collection
The World in Color Photography
$45.00
The World In Color Photography by William MacQuitty. New York: Crescent Books, 1977. Hardcover illustrated with 480 full color photographs. Second edition. 191 pages. Light age wear to dust jacket. Dust jacket included.
 
Farewell to Fifth Avenue, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
The Montecito Collection
Farewell to Fifth Avenue, 1st Ed
$185.00
Farewell to Fifth Avenue by Cornelius Vanderbilt. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1935. First edition. Hardcover illustrated with black and white photographs. 260 pages. Cover has some wear.
 
The Cream of the Jest, 1927
VINTAGE
Brandywine Bookshop
The Cream of the Jest, 1927
$95.00
"The Cream of the Jest" by James Branch Cabelll. New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1927. Hardcover, 12 illustrations by Frank C. Pape. First edition thus of a 1917 title. 243 pages. Left page of title spread unbound, occasional foxing/crimping to page edges.
 
Shadows on the Rock, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
Brandywine Bookshop
Shadows on the Rock, 1st Ed
$95.00
Shadows on the Rock by Willa Cather. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. Hardcover, stated first edition. 280 pages. Lacking dust jacket, fading to spine and edges.
 
When You Take the Wheel
VINTAGE
Fig + Stone Designs
When You Take the Wheel
$19.00
When You Take the Wheel by Marlene K. Strasser. Illinois: Laidlaw Brothers Publishers, 1963. Some wear.
 
Arithmetic We Use
VINTAGE
Fig + Stone Designs
Arithmetic We Use
$25.00
Arithmetic We Use by Leo J. Brueckner and Foster E. Grossnickle. Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1948. Some wear.
 
Sight Without Glasses
VINTAGE
Fig + Stone Designs
Sight Without Glasses
$25.00
Sight Without Glasses by Dr. Harold M. Peppard. Garden City, NY: Blue Ribbon Books, 1940. Some wear.
 
Delicious Decisions, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
The Montecito Collection
Delicious Decisions, 1st Ed
$75.00
Delicious Decisions: Cooking with California in Mind by The Junior League of San Diego. Published by The Junior League of San Diego, 1988. Hardcover with dust jacket. First edition, third printing. 301 pages.
 
New England Gallery, Signed
VINTAGE
Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books
New England Gallery, Signed
$39.00
New England Gallery by Philip Kappel. Boston: Little, Brown, 1966. First printing. Signed by Philip Kappel, with a dedication, on the half-title page. 150 full-page drawings of memorable architecture, landscape and moments from around the States of New England. Some wear, signed with dedication on half-title page.
 
Raggedy Andy Stories
VINTAGE
L. Brook Rare Books
Raggedy Andy Stories
$49.00
Raggedy Andy Stories, Introducing the Little Rag Brother of Raggedy Ann written and illustrated by Johnny Gruelle. Chicago: M. A. Donohue and Company, 1920. Hardcover. Black cloth with color illustrated paper on front and back covers, color illustrated endpapers, full-page and text illustrations in color throughout. First edition. Approximately 100 pages, not paginated.
 
Summer's Lease
VINTAGE
Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books
Summer's Lease
$39.00
Summer's Lease by John Mortimer. London: Viking, 1988. First printing. The perfect summer read from one of England's master storytellers. Mortimer conjures up a shabby-chic Italian villa for a London family, but the mother's inappropriate curiosity about local customs soon gets them all into trouble. Some wear.
 
McClure's Magazine: Vol. 22, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
The Montecito Collection
McClure's Magazine: Vol. 22, 1st Ed
$49.00
McClure's Magazine Vol. XXII (November 1903-April 1904). New York/London: The S. S. McClure Co., 1904. First edition. Hardcover, no dust jacket. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. 671 pages. Age wear.
 
Home Town, 1950 First Printing
VINTAGE
Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books
Home Town, 1950 First Printing
$35.00
Home Town by Cleveland Amory. NY: Harper and Brothers, 1950. First printing. A comic novel about mid-century New Yorkers, seen through the eyes of an out-of-towner from Arizona. Wear to dust jacket corners.
 
Frederick Law Olmsted, S/3
VINTAGE
N.P.Trent Antiques
Frederick Law Olmsted, S/3
$265.00
Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted. 1822 to 1852 Vol. 1, by Charles Beveridge and Charles McLaughlin. Baltimore: John Hopkins U Press, 1977. First edition hardcover with dust jacket. 6.5" x 9.5". Frederick Law Olmsted's New York by Elizabeth Barlow. NY: Praeger Pub., 1972. First edition hardcover with dust jacket. 10" x 7.75". Frederick Law Olmsted and the American Environmental Tradition by Albert Fein. NY: Geo. Braziller, 1972. First printing softcover. 7.25" x 10". Two volumes have owner's name.
 
Sacramento:Illustrated History 1839-1874
VINTAGE
$89.00
Sacramento: An Illustrated History 1839-1874: From Sutter's Fort to Capital City by Thor Severson. California Historical Society, 1973. Hardcover without dust jacket. Wonderfully illustrated with drawings and sepia and black-and-white photographs. First edition from a limited edition of 5,000 copies. 207 pages. Light water marks.
 
Old Monterey County, Signed 1st Ed
VINTAGE
The Montecito Collection
Old Monterey County, Signed 1st Ed
$45.00
Old Monterey County by Robert B. Johnston. Monterey: Monterey Savings and Loan Association, 1970. Hardcover. Lacking dust jacket. Illustrated. First edition, stated first printing. 119 pages. Signed by author. Gift inscribed. Some age wear.
 
Gourmet LA, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
The Montecito Collection
Gourmet LA, 1st Ed
$55.00
Gourmet LA: A Collection of Fresh and Elegant Recipes from the Junior League of Los Angeles. Published by The Junior League of Los Angeles, 1988. Hardcover with dust jacket. Illustrated with numerous color photographs. Stated first edition. 320 pages. age wear.
 
Hardy Boys, S/9
VINTAGE
Brandywine Bookshop
Hardy Boys, S/9
$165.00
The Hardy Boys by Franklin W. Dixon. Grosset & Dunlap, 1929-1940. Hardcover, illustrated at title spread only by various artists: Paul Laune, Walter S. Rogers, J. Clemens Gretta. First editions, average page count of 215. Name stickers, inscriptions, ownership stamps, one edge-worn dust jacket remaining.
 
The Art of Arranging Flowers: Ikebana
VINTAGE
$119.00
The Art of Arranging Flowers: A Complete Guide to Japanese Ikebana by Shozo Sato. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1965. Hardcover without dust jacket as issued. Green malachite-like print cloth binding with gilded lettering. Illustrated with dozens of full color and hundreds of black-and-white illustrations. First edition. 366 pages. Light age wear.
 
Enterprise to Endeavour
VINTAGE
Stone Soup Books
Enterprise to Endeavour
$39.00
Enterprise to Endeavour: The J-Class Yachts by Ian Dear. Foreword by Olin J. Stephens II. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1977. First edition, includes dust jacket. Foxing spots on fore-edge and edge of end page.
 
The Cooking of India
VINTAGE
The Montecito Collection
The Cooking of India
$65.00
The Cooking of India by Santha Rama Rau. Alexandria, Virginia: Time Life Books, 1975. Hardcover with spiral bound recipes and slipcover. Illustrated with numerous color photographs. Reprint edition. 336 total pages. Light age wear.
 
Mr. Wu, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
The Montecito Collection
Mr. Wu, 1st Ed
$49.00
Mr. Wu by Louise Jordan Miln. New York: A.L. Burt, 1920. Hardcover. First American edition. 314 pages. age wear.
 
The Mystery of the Green Ray, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
$119.00
The Mystery of The Green Ray by William Le Queux. Hodder and Stoughton, London, New York, Toronto, 1915. Hardcover. First Edition. 244 pages. Original publisher's blue cloth lettered green and black on spine and cover, with green lightning bolt on cover. Science fiction mystery novel about a powerful weapon invented by a German physicist being tested in Scotland by enemy agents during World War I. Some age wear.
 
National Gallery of Art
VINTAGE
The Montecito Collection
National Gallery of Art
$65.00
The National Gallery of Art by John Walker. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., circa 1975 (undated). Hardcover with dust jacket. Lavishly illustrated with 1120 plates, most in color. 696 pages. Minor wear consistent with age.
 
More Classic Trains, Signed
VINTAGE
The Montecito Collection
More Classic Trains, Signed
$125.00
More Classic Trains by Arthur D. Dubin. Milwaukee: Kalmbach Publishing Co., 1975. Hardcover with dust jacket. Illustrated with over 1500 photographs of classic rail cars and their floor plans, menus, timetable covers and travel folders. First edition, second printing. 512 pages. The author re-captures the golden era of train travel in America. Signed by author.
 
The Silver Dons: History of San Diego
VINTAGE
$95.00
The Silver Dons: The History of San Diego by Richard F. Pourade. San Diego: Union-Tribune Publishing Co., 1966. Hardcover with dust jacket. Illustrated. First edition. 286 pages. Dust jacket shows some wear.
 
Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, Signed
VINTAGE
$195.00
Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, written and signed by Pearl S. Buck. The John Day Company, 1966. Hardcover, 14 illustrations in black and white by Mamoru Funai. First edition, seventh impression. 80 pages. Lacking dust jacket, some foxing.
 
Starring Fred Astaire
VINTAGE
Stone Soup Books
Starring Fred Astaire
$45.00
Starring Fred Astaire by Stanley Green and Burt Goldblatt. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1973. First edition, includes dust jacket. Dust jacket has small tears.
 
American Indian Stories, Signed
VINTAGE
$445.00
American Indian Stories by Zitkala-Ša (Gertrude Bonnin). Hayworth Publishing House, 1921. Hardcover, author photo at title spread. Signed first edition, 195 pages. Zitkala-Ša was born on February 22, 1876 on the Yankton Indian Reservation in South Dakota to a Dakota mother and a European-American father. Until 1884 Zitkala-Ša lived on the reservation, when she was sent to a training school in Indiana. Foxing, bumped corners, marks. Penciled numbers to one page.
 
How to Be Inimitable
VINTAGE
Brandywine Bookshop
How to Be Inimitable
$69.00
How to Be Inimitable by George Mikes. Andre Deutsch, 1961. Hardcover, numerous black-and-white illustrations by Nicolas Bentley. First edition, second printing. 91 pages. Lacking dust jacket, foxing to front and back endpapers, price-clipped flap.
 
The Rover Boys at College
VINTAGE
Brandywine Bookshop
The Rover Boys at College
$45.00
The Rover Boys at College by Arthur M. Winfield. Grosset & Dunlap, 1910. Hardcover, one illustrations at title spread. First edition, 292 pages. Small nicks, marks to boards.
 
Tales of Mystery by Edgar Allen Poe
VINTAGE
$39.00
Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe. Norwalk, Connecticut: The Heritage Press, 1969. Includes slipcase. Slipcase has lightly faded edges.
 
Young Folks' Library, S/10
VINTAGE
Brandywine Bookshop
Young Folks' Library, S/10
$425.00
Set of 10 volumes from the Young Folks' Library: Selections from the Choicest Literature of all Lands. Edited by Thomas Bailey Aldrich. Various authors. Hall and Locke Publishers, 1902. Hardcover, richly illustrated in black-and-white and full color plates. First edition, average page count of 400. One page unbound in Fairy Tales, punctures to covers of Battles and Brave Deeds. Edge wear. Titles and tops of closed edges strongly gilded.
 
Spanish Dollars
VINTAGE
L. Brook Rare Books
Spanish Dollars
$49.00
Spanish Dollars by Reginald Wright Kauffman. Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Co., 1927. Hardcover, 299 pages, black cloth with color illustrated pastedown, color frontispiece, 5 black-and-white plates, black-and-white illustrated chapter heads. Covers lightly rubbed, gilt lettering on spine has dulled.
 
Pompei
VINTAGE
Artifax Antiques
Pompei
$189.00
Pompei large format photo book with 36 photos, circa 1910. Published in Naples. Red embossed and illustrated heavy paper cover with cord binding. Edge wear, some tears to cover.
 
We Discover the Old Dominion, 1916
VINTAGE
$49.00
We Discover the Old Dominion by Louise Closser Hale. Dodd, Mead & Company, 1916. Hardcover, 29 illustrations in black-and-white by Walter Hale. First edition, 374 pages. Lacking dust jacket, minor wear to cover and edges.
 
Black Majesty, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
Artifax Antiques
Black Majesty, 1st Ed
$89.00
Black Majesty: The Life of Christophe King of Haiti by John Vandercook, Mahlon Blaine illustrator. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1928. First edition. Decorative paper binding, many color and black-and-white illustrations. Age wear, edge rubbing.
 
Luigi and the Long-Nosed Soldier
VINTAGE
$75.00
Luigi and the Long-Nosed Soldier by Louis Slobodkin. MacMillan Company, 1963. Hardcover, 18 illustrations in color, 18 in black and white. First printing, 36 pages. Lacking dust jacket. Former library possession with card pocket, tape marks, stamps.
 
Ann Can Fly
VINTAGE
Brandywine Bookshop
Ann Can Fly
$99.00
Ann Can Fly by Fred Phleger. Random House/Beginner Books, 1959. Hardcover, color illustrations on each of the 32 spreads by Robert Lopshire. First edition, 64 pages. Spine cover fragile, crayon mark to back endpapers.
 
Worcester Porcelain, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
$59.00
Worcester Porcelain by Stanley Fisher. London: Ward Lock & Co., 1968. First edition hardcover with dust jacket. 96 pages with color and black-and-white photographs. A concise survey from the mid-18th century to the mid-1960s; including bibliographical references. The most definitive book, especially the first period of Worcester. Very light wear.
 
Hepatica Hawks, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
Brandywine Bookshop
Hepatica Hawks, 1st Ed
$95.00
Hepatica Hawks by Rachel Field. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1932. Hardcover, five illustrations in black and white by Allen Lewis. First edition. 239 pages. Sticker from The Martinsen Library of Santa Barbara to inside back cover. Lacking dust jacket. Small marks to boards, inked gift inscription, bookplate.
 
The Tasha Tudor Christmas Book: Take Joy
VINTAGE
$115.00
Take Joy! The Tasha Tudor Christmas Book. Collins Publishers, 1966. Hardcover, profusely illustrated in black-and-white and color. First edition. 158 pages. Original dust jacket not included. Minor wear.
 
Henry Miller's Tropic of Capricorn, 1st
VINTAGE
Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books
Henry Miller's Tropic of Capricorn, 1st
$65.00
Tropic of Capricorn by Henry Miller. London: John Calder, 1964. First UK printing. Originally printed in Paris in 1939, the first American edition appeared in 1961, but was widely unavailable, due to the book's reputation. Miller succeeds in creating an amoral viewpoint and stream-of-consciousness approach, considered radical at the time. Slight wear to dust jacket edges.
 
Holidays Around the World
VINTAGE
Brandywine Bookshop
Holidays Around the World
$55.00
Holidays Around the World, by Joseph Gaer. Little, Brown and Company, 1953. Hardcover, numerous drawings in black-and-white and red-and-black by Anne Marie Jauss. Undated 21st printing. 212 pages. Minor wear to dust jacket. Former library possession with stamps and card pocket.
 
Heloise's Kitchen Hints, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
The Montecito Collection
Heloise's Kitchen Hints, 1st Ed
$95.00
Heloise's Housekeeping Hints by Heloise. NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1962. Hardcover with dust jacket. First book club edition. 208 pages. Dust jacket shows some wear and tear.
 
Zurich Switzerland Photo Book, 1896
VINTAGE
$149.00
Zurich, Switzerland book of 12 individual photographs of regional castles, monuments, various scenic views. Dresden, Germany: Rommler & Jonas, circa 1896. Red cloth binding with illustrated cover houses the photos. Shelf wear, age toning.
 
Benjie's Hat
VINTAGE
Brandywine Bookshop
Benjie's Hat
$25.00
Benjie's Hat by Mabel Leigh Hunt. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1965. Reprint of a 1938 title. Hardcover, 23 illustrations by Grace Paull. 119 pages. Former library possession with stamps, card pocket.
 
E. Nesbit's Long Ago When I Was Young
VINTAGE
Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books
E. Nesbit's Long Ago When I Was Young
$39.00
Long Ago When I Was Young by E. Nesbit. New York: Dial Press, 1987. Illustrated in black-and-white by Edward Ardizzone and in color by George Buchanan. First printing. Beloved children's author E. Nesbit, who wrote the Railway Children and Five Children And It, presents some memories of her own childhood in Edwardian England. Dent to one corner.
 
The Fortunate Pilgrim, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
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The Fortunate Pilgrim, 1st Ed
$95.00
The Fortunate Pilgrim by Mario Puzo. New York: Atheneum, 1965. First printing. Mario Puzo's second novel concerned with the Italian immigrant experience in New York and the struggle between powerful parents and their rebellious offspring. Chip to dust jacket spine and faint foxing to book front edge.
 
Peyton Place, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
N.P.Trent Antiques
Peyton Place, 1st Ed
$115.00
Peyton Place by Grace Metalious. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1956. First edition, later printing. Hardcover. The fictional town of Peyton Place is a composite of several real New Hampshire towns. The novel follows the lives of three women and describes how they come to terms with their identity as women. Lacking dust jacket, soiling, spotting.
 
Amy Vanderbilt's New Book of Etiquette
VINTAGE
$45.00
Amy Vanderbilt's New Complete Book of Etiquette: The Guide to Gracious Living by Amy Vanderbilt. Doubleday & Company, 1963. Hardcover, numerous illustrations in black and white by Andy Warhol, Mary Suzuki, and Fred McCarroll. First edition thus, 733 pages. Lacking dust jacket. Small amount of webbing visible at inside front hinge.
 
The Man Who Wrote Detective Stories
VINTAGE
$39.00
The Man Who Wrote Detective Stories and Three Other Stories by J.I.M. Stewart aka Michael Innes. London: Gollancz, 1949. First edition. Price clipped dust jacket. 200 pages. Tiny dent on head of spine, tiny tear on front free end page and dust jacket.
 
The Book of Buildings
VINTAGE
The Montecito Collection
The Book of Buildings
$39.00
The Book of Buildings by Richard Reid. New York: Crescent Books, 1984. Hardcover with dust jacket. Numerous illustrations and pictures. First American edition. 448 pages. A unique guide to the architecture of Europe and North America, beautifully illustrated with approximately 3500 buildings presented region by region. Light age wear.
 
Guy de Maupassant Stories, 1st Ed
VINTAGE
$79.00
Guy De Maupassant Stories. Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1977. First edition thus, leather hardcover, no dust jacket issued. 356 pp. Maupassant was a French writer, remembered as a master of the short story form, and as a representative of the naturalist school of writers, who depicted human lives and destinies and social forces in disillusioned and often pessimistic terms. A protégé of Flaubert, his stories are characterized by economy of style and efficient, effortless outcomes.
 
The Yoke and the Arrows
VINTAGE
Brandywine Bookshop
The Yoke and the Arrows
$99.00
The Yoke and the Arrows: A Report on Spain by Herbert L. Matthews. New York: George Braziller, 1957. Hardcover, second printing. 203 pages. Jacket design by Antonio Frasconi, described by Time Magazine as "America's foremost practitioner of the ancient art of the woodcut." Worn dust jacket.
 
Pocket Watches
VINTAGE
N.P.Trent Antiques
Pocket Watches
$99.00
Pocket Watches: From the Pendant Watch to the Tourbillon by Reinhard Meis. West Chester: Schiffer Pub., 1987. First edition hardcover with dust jacket. Historically and visually, this is the most exciting book on pocket watches that was every published. 915 photos show the development, and the text explains the mechanisms and manufacturers with detailed discussions of watch movements, escapements, striking movements, dials, and cases. Shows watches dating from about 1150 to the present.
 
The Waste Land and Other Poems
VINTAGE
Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books
The Waste Land and Other Poems
$39.00