New Titles (06/29/09)

Saab Turbo: 99 and 900 Series; 3, 4, 5 Door.
ROBSON, Graham.
Shaolin Workout: 28 Days to Transforming Your Body and Soul the Warrior’s Way.
SHI Yan Ming.
Designs in Nature.
BORSIG, Tet.
Scary, Scary Halloween.
BUNTING, Eve.
Clover & the Bee: A Book of Pollination.
DOWDEN, Anne Ophelia.
Fashion in the Western World, 1500-1990.
YARWOOD, Doreen.
Fruits of the Earth: Vegetable & Fruit Recipes.
BAILEY, Adrian.
No Kiss for Mother.
UNGERER, Tomi.
New Item
Russian Journal.
STEINBECK, John.
Technique of Casting for Sculpture.
MILLS, John W.
Phyllis Berman: Paintings and Drawings, 1996-2006.
BERMAN, Phyllis.
Chinese Export Porcelain: Chine de Commande.
SCHEURLEER, D. F. Lunsingh.
Art and Time in Mexico: From the Conquest to the Revolution.
WEISMANN, Elizabeth Wilder.
Is It Genuine?: A Guide to the Identification of Eighteenth-Century English Furniture.
CRAWLEY, W.
Hardening Rock: An Organic Anthology of the Adolescence of Rock ‘n Roll.
CHIPMAN, Bruce L. (editor).
Bag of Moonshine.
GARNER, Alan.
Life Below: The New York City Subway.
AGOU, Christophe.
Man Who Took the Indoors Out.
LOBEL, Arnold.
Kinsey: Photographer: A Half Century of Negatives by Darius and Tabitha May Kinsey (two volume boxed set).
BOHN, Dave and PETSCHEK, Rodolfo (produced by).
Mellops Strike Oil.
UNGERER, Tomi.
Twelve Dancing Princesses and Other Fairy Tales.
QUILLER-COUCH, Sir Arthur (retold by).
Birds of the South Western Cape.
FRANDSEN, Joy.
Quiet Noisy Book.
BROWN, Margaret Wise.
Inch-High Samurai.
MCCARTHY, Ralph F. (retold by).
Bibliography of the Works of Alfred Thayer Mahan.
HATTENDORF, John B. and HATTENDORF, Lynn C. (compiled by).
Herr Arnes Penningar / Lowenskoldska Ringen.
LAGERLOF, Selma.
Leprechaun.
CLEARY, Mark W.
Ten Economic Studies in the Tradition of Irving Fisher.
FELLNER, William, et al.
Lees’ Guide to the Game of Draughts (Checkers).
DAWSON, John W. and GREGG, John.
Speaking of Clio.
SAVINIO, Alberto.
Animal Inside: Poems.
JACOBSEN, Josephine.
Abraham Lincoln Returns.
SHELTON, Harriet M.
Sacrae Theologiae Summa (three volumes).
NICOLAU, Michaele, et al.
Symbols of Yi King or The Symbols of the Chinese Logic of Changes.
SUNG, Z. D.
Armageddon in Retrospect: And Other New and Unpublished Writings on War and Peace.
VONNEGUT, Kurt.
Roots by the River: A Story of Texas Tropical Borderland.
VALLEY BY-LINERS.
Lord of the Dance: An African Retelling.
TADJO, Veronique.
Other Side of the Mountain: Bridging the Great Divides.
TERRELL, Charlene.
Death Valley 300: Near-Death and Resurrection on the World’s Toughest Endurance Course.
BENYO, Richard.
Citizenship Papers.
BERRY, Wendell.
Cuba, Castro, and the United States.
BONSAL, Philip W.
Jessie White Mario: Risorgimento Revolutionary.
DANIELS, Elizabeth Adams.
Book of Images.
RILKE, Rainer Maria.
Longest Voyage: Circumnavigators in the Age of Discovery.
SILVERBERG, Robert.
Puerto Rican Cookery.
VALLDEJULI, Carmen Aboy.
Two Hundred Years of Geology in America.
SCHNEER, Cecil J. (editor).
Polly Jumped Over the Moon.
SOLOMON, Helen.
Osbert and Lucy.
FERNS, Ronald.
Nat Turner.
GRIFFIN, Judith Berry.
Henry Moore: Bibliography and Reproductions Index.
TEAGUE, Edward H.
Ancient Engineers.
DE CAMP, L. Sprague.
Everything That Rises Must Converge.
O’CONNOR, Flannery.
Brief Narrative of the Case and Trial of John Peter Zenger, Printer of The New York Weekly Journal.
ALEXANDER, James.
Bonefishing (Third Edition).
BABSON, Stanley M.
True Tales of Buried Treasure.
SNOW, Edward Rowe.
Dorrie and the Haunted Schoolhouse.
COOMBS, Patricia.
Down East: Maine, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and the Gaspe.
COLLIER, Sargent F.
Chinese Calligraphy: An Introduction to Its Aesthetic and Technique.
YEE, Chiang.
Wonders, Warriors, and Beasts Abounding (How the Artist Sees His World).
BARR, Beryl.
German Affair.
WEESNER, Theodore.
Irish Earth Folk.
MAC MANUS, Diarmuid.
Double: A Poem of St. Petersburg.
DOSTOYEVSKY, F. M.
Five Little Peppers.
SIDNEY, Margaret.
Colfax.
CONLEY, Robert J.
Deadlocked.
HUNT, Richard.
Siddhartha.
HESSE, Hermann.
New Item
Sunflower Splendor: Three Thousand Years of Chinese Poetry.
LIU, Wu-chi and LO, Irving (editors).
Too Clever By Half: An Inspector Alvarez Novel.
JEFFRIES, Roderic.
Karamojo Safari.
BELL, W. D. M.
New Item
Fantasticks.
JONES, Tom.
New Item
Yoruk: The Nomadic Weaving Tradition of the Middle East.
LANDREAU, Anthony N. (editor).
Granville, Massachusetts to Ohio: A Story of the Migration and Settlement.
KING, Horace.
Theatrical Prints of the Torii Masters.
LINK, Howard A.
Boris Margo: Graphic Work, 1932-1968.
SCHMECKEBIER, Laurence.
Russian Icons of the Golden Age, 1400-1700.
TETERIATNIKOV, Natalia and TETERIATNIKOV, Vladimir.
Uses of Ineptitude or How Not to Want to Do Better.
SAMSTAG, Nicholas.
Henry James and the Mass Market.
JACOBSON, Marcia.
At Midnight on the 31st of March.
CASE, Josephine Young.
Perspective: A New System for Designers.
DOBLIN, Jay.
Incidental Capture of Marine Mammals in U.S. Fisheries: Problems and Solutions.
YOUNG, Nina M., et al.
Thomas Nozkowski: Recent Work, April 4 – May 3, 2008.
YAU, John (essay).
Fostoria – The Popular Years.
MCGRAIN, Patrick H.
Setsuo Kitaoka: Interior Designer.
KITAOKA, Setsuo.
Art of Getting Over: Graffiti at the Millennium.
POWERS, Stephen.
Enzo Fiore.
BARBERO, Luca Massimo.
Artist’s Guide to Sketching (A Handbook for Drawing On-the-Spot).
GURNEY, James and KINKADE, Thomas.
Seacoast Fortifications of the United States: An Introductory History.
LEWIS, Emanuel Raymond.
Incredible Hulk: Planet Hulk.
PAK, Greg.
I Want to Be a Ship Captain.
GREENE, Carla.
Apple Cake.
VAN HICHTUM, Nienke.
Housing As If People Mattered: Site Design Guidelines for Medium-Density Family Housing.
MARCUS, Clare Cooper and SARKISSIAN, Wendy.
Pleistocene Birds of the Palearctic: A Catalogue.
TYRBERG, Tommy.
Technology and Social Change.
GINZBERG, Eli (editor).
Striking a Balance: Improving Stewardship of Marine Areas.
COMMITTEE ON MARINE AREA GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT.
Poesie Edite e Inedite.
PAVESE, Cesare.
I Nostri Antenati: Il Cavaliere Inesistente, Il Visconte Dimezzato, Il Barone Rampante.
CALVINO, Italo.
Special Desserts.
AMERNICK, Ann.
Space and Illusion in the Japanese Garden.
ITOH, Teiji.
One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming.
FUKUOKA, Masanobu.
Curse of Lono.
THOMPSON, Hunter S.
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Balder Olden: Blood and Tears (A novel of Nazi Germany, 1934 – First Printing)

Blood and Tears.Author Name: OLDEN, Balder.

Title: Blood and Tears.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Publisher: NY: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1934

A novel of Nazi Germany. First printing. Trace foxing on edges, else very good in a very good (minor edge wear at the spine ends and corners, light dust soiling and age toning) dust jacket. Scarce.; 282 pages

Price = 400.00 USD

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Festus Pragnell: The Green Man of Graypec (Science Fiction)

Green Man of Graypec.Author Name: PRAGNELL, Festus.

Title: Green Man of Graypec.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Publisher: NY: Greenberg: Publisher, 1950

Seller ID: 47907

First edition thus, revised and enlarged. Near fine in a near fine (minor edge wear at the spine ends, small chip in lower corner of rear panel) dust jacket. Dust jacket design by Hannes Bok (Wayne Woodard).

Price = 20.00 USD

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Barbara Cooney: Hattie and the Wild Waves (Signed)

Hattie and the Wild Waves:  A Story from Brooklyn.Author Name: COONEY, Barbara.

Title: Hattie and the Wild Waves: A Story from Brooklyn.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Publisher: NY: Viking, 1990
ISBN Number: 0670830569 / 9780670830565

First printing. SIGNED by the author. Very near fine in like dust jacket.

Children’s Literature SIGNED

Price = 75.00 USD

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Edgard Liger-Belair: Gigi and Gogo (First Edition)

Gigi and Gogo.Author Name: LIGER-BELAIR, Edgard.

Title: Gigi and Gogo.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Publisher: NY: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1943
ISBN Number: B0017Z1PTW
Illustrator: Illustrated by Luiz Sa

Text is in English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese. First edition. Light edge wear at the spine ends and corners, else near fine in illustrated boards. No dust jacket. An attractive, well preserved copy.

Price = 150.00 USD

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Hermann Hesse: Siddhartha (First American Edition)

Siddhartha.Author Name: HESSE, Hermann.

Title: Siddhartha.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket
Publisher: NY: New Directions, 1951

Number 34 in The New Classics Series. Translated from the German by Hilda Rosner. First American edition. Very good in a very good second issue (minor edge wear, a bit faded along the spine) dust jacket with the $1.75 price in the lower corner of the front flap. Dust jacket design by Alvin Lustig. ; 153 pages

Price = 200.00 USD

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Tomi Ungerer: No Kiss for Mother (First Edition)

No Kiss for Mother.Author Name: UNGERER, Tomi.

Title: No Kiss for Mother.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Publisher: NY: Harper & Row, 1973
ISBN Number: 0060262362 / 9780060262365

Illustrated by the author. First edition. Very good in a very good (lower corner of front flap is clipped) dust jacket.; 40 pages

Price = 150.00 USD

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Web Site: American Bookbinders Museum

American Bookbinders Museum

Information from this San Francisco museum dedicated to the art of bookbinding in the U.S. Its site features images and information about printing presses and other printing equipment (such as stampers, a glue machine, and a stapler), information about dozens of historical bookbinders, examples of endpapers, and descriptions of selected publications in the museum collection.
URL: http://www.bookbindersmuseum.com/

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King Arthur and His Knights (Illustrated by Louis Rhead)

King Arthur and His Knights.Author Name: KNOWLES, Sir James (compiled and arranged by).

Title: King Arthur and His Knights.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Publisher: NY: Harper & Brothers, 1923
Illustrator: Illustrated by Louis Rhead

A later printing. Very good in a very good (age toning, several small chips and short closed edge tears) dust jacket. Scarce in dust jacket. ; 383 pages

Price = 125.00 USD

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New Titles (06/08/09)

Maker’s Hand: American Studio Furniture, 1940-1990.
COOKE, Jr., Edward S., et al.
Artists on the Left: American Artists and the Communist Movement, 1926-1956.
HEMINGWAY, Andrew.
Manhattan Manners: Architecture and Style, 1850-1900.
BOYER, M. Christine.
Great Experiment: George Washington and the American Republic.
RHODEHAMEL, John.
Small One.
GAY, Zhenya.
Nylon: The Story of a Fashion Revolution.
HANDLEY, Susannah.
Encyclopedia of Taekwon-Do (fifteen volumes).
CHOI Hong Hi.
Field Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Central America.
DAVIS, L. Irby.
Through the Bridewell Gate: A Diary of the Dublin Arms Trial.
MAC INTYRE, Tom.
Young Maxim Gorky, 1868-1902.
HOLTZMAN, Filia.
Colour Guide to British Birds and Their Eggs.
FRY, Frances.
W. B. Yeats: The Critical Heritage.
JEFFARES, A. Norman (editor).
Tying and Fishing the Thunder Creek Series.
FULSHER, Keith.
Qashqa’i of Iran.
BECK, Lois.
New Item
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Superman: A Study of Shaw’s Novels.
DIETRICH, R. F.
W. B. Yeats & Georgian Ireland.
TORCHIANA, Donald T.
Hill of Flutes: Life, Love and Poetry in Tribal India: A Portrait of the Santals.
ARCHER, W. G.
Annapurna South Face.
BONINGTON, Chris.
Princess September.
MAUGHAM, W. Somerset.
Lady Godiva and Master Tom.
FAURE, Raoul C.
Woodstock Nation: A Talk-Rock Album.
HOFFMAN, Abbie.
New Item
Thoughts in Solitude.
MERTON, Thomas.
New Item
Baseball and Mr. Spalding: The History and Romance of Baseball.
BARTLETT, Arthur.
Ten Days of Christmas.
STERN, G. B.
Lord Is My Shepherd.
KRAUS, George (illustrator).
Ransom.
MCINERNEY, Jay.
Letters of Private Wheeler.
WHEELER, William.
Puddleford Papers, or, Humors of the West.
RILEY, H. H.
Apologia Pro Vita Sua: Being a History of His Religious Opinions.
NEWMAN, John Henry Cardinal.
Bulgaria-Gold-Film-Bilder.
BULGARIA GOLD FILM.
Hansom Filmbilder: Aus Tonenden Filmen: Filmalbum 4.
HANSOM.
Salem Gold-Film-Bilder: Album 2.
SALEM CIGARETTENFABRIK.
Bunte Film Bilder.
CIGARETTEN-BILDERDIENST.
Amazing Stories: Volume 14, Number 5: May, 1940.
ZIFF-DAVIS.
Amazing Stories: Volume 14, Number 2: February, 1940.
ZIFF-DAVIS.
Amazing Stories: Volume 14, Number 6: June, 1940.
ZIFF-DAVIS.
Amazing Stories: Volume 14, Number 1: January, 1940.
ZIFF-DAVIS.
Astounding Science Fiction: Vol. XXVIII (28), No. 4: December, 1941.
STREET & SMITH.
Astounding Science Fiction: Vol. XXVII (27), No. 6: August, 1941.
STREET & SMITH.
Astounding Science Fiction: Vol. XXVI (26), No. 6: February, 1941.
STREET & SMITH.
Astounding Science Fiction: Vol. XXIV (24), No. 4: December, 1939.
STREET & SMITH.
James and the Giant Peach: A Children’s Story.
DAHL, Roald.
Letters of Private Wheeler, 1809-1828.
WHEELER, William.
Shakespeare on Fairies & Magic.
SHAKESPEARE, William.
Odes of Keats and Their Earliest Known Manuscripts (in facsimile).
GITTINGS, Robert (introduction and notes).
Making Freedom: The Extraordinary Life of Venture Smith.
SAINT, Chandler B. and KRIMSKY, George A.
“Alone” and Other Stories.
PALACIO VALDES, Armando.
Oeuvres Completes: Poesie – Prose.
MALLARME, Stephane.
Oeuvres: Tome II.
VALERY, Paul.
Romans et Contes.
VOLTAIRE, Francois Marie Arouet de.
Girl Aviators’ Sky Cruise.
BURNHAM, Margaret.
Girl Aviators on Golden Wings.
BURNHAM, Margaret.
Chinese Textiles.
PRIEST, Alan and SIMMONS, Pauline.
Earth-Bound: 1924-1944.
LEWIS, Janet.
Little May and Her Lost A.
ESTES AND LAURIAT.
Class: A Guide Through the American Status System.
FUSSELL, Paul.
Blast-Power & Ballistics: Concepts of Force and Energy in the Ancient World.
LINDSAY, Jack.
Contest at Paca.
SIMONT, Marc.
Female Experience in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century America: A Guide to the History of American Women.
CONWAY, Jill Ker, et al.
Riding in Cars with Boys: Confessions of a Bad Girl Who Makes Good.
DONOFRIO, Beverly.
Skerrett.
O’FLAHERTY, Liam.
God and the Profits: A Study of Christianity and Business.
HANSON, Derrick.
In Pursuit of Honor and Power: Noblemen of the Southern Cross in Nineteenth-Century Brazil.
PANG, Eul-Soo.
Wallace Stevens: The Intensest Rendezvous.
FISHER, Barbara M.
Birds of China.
DE SCHAUENSEE, Rodolphe Meyer.
Selected Translations.
HUGHES, Ted.
Curious George Gets a Medal.
REY, H. A.
Tomie dePaola’s Book of Bible Stories: New International Version.
DEPAOLA, Tomie (illustrator).
Disappearing Alphabet.
WILBUR, Richard.
Merlin and the Dragons.
YOLEN, Jane.
Birds of Oman.
GALLAGHER, Michael and WOODCOCK, Martin W.
China-Trade Porcelain.
PHILLIPS, John Goldsmith.
Selected Meteorological Papers of Sir Napier Shaw.
SHAW, William Napier.
Gustave Baumann: Nearer to Art.
ACTON, David, et al.
Roman Port and Fishery of Cosa: A Center of Ancient Trade.
MCCANN, Anna Marguerite, et al.
Memoirs of Elias Canetti: The Tongue Set Free, The Torch in My Ear, The Play of the Eyes.
CANETTI, Elias.
Mennonite Furniture: A Migrant Tradition (1766-1910).
JANZEN, Reinhild Kauenhoven and JANZEN, John M.
Shaykh and Effendi: Changing Patterns of Authority Among the El Shabana of Southern Iraq.
FERNEA, Robert A.
Cotingas: Bellbirds, Umbrellabirds and Other Species.
SNOW, David.
Oz Scrapbook.
GREENE, David L. and MARTIN, Dick.
Dragons of a Fallen Sun: The War of Souls: Volume One.
WEIS, Margaret and HICKMAN, Tracy.
Production Theory and Indivisible Commodities.
FRANK, Jr., Charles R.
Sohar: Culture and Society in an Omani Town.
BARTH, Fredrik.
Letters of Noel Coward.
COWARD, Noel.
L’Atelier of Joel Robuchon: The Artistry of a Master Chef and His Proteges.
WELLS, Patricia.
Art Deco New York.
LOWE, David Garrard.
Art of Painted Furniture.
RITZ, Gislind M.
Bernard Maybeck: Visionary Architect.
WOODBRIDGE, Sally B.
Contrasts That Complement: Eileen Monaghan Whitaker & Frederic Whitaker.
JENNINGS, Jan Noreus.
Will Barnet.
DOTY, Robert.
Scarlet Letter, A Romance.
HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel.
Pigs’ Picnic.
KASZA, Keiko.
Contes Japonais.
BENVENUTI, Giovanni “Gianni” (illustrator).
Poems and Translations.
SYNGE, John M.
Poetry and Ireland: Essays.
YEATS, W. B. and JOHNSON, Lionel.
Fourteenth Century Mural Painting and Its Symbolism: Modernly Interpreted in Saint Peter’s Church at Springfield, Massachusetts.
FERGUSON, George W.
Ten Poems.
COLUM, Padraic.
Complete Etchings of Goya.
HUXLEY, Aldous (foreword).
Tolstoy Home: Diaries of Tatiana Sukhotin-Tolstoy.
TOLSTOY, Tatiana.
Yesterday in the Hills.
WATKINS, Floyd C. and WATKINS, Charles Hubert.