Washington DC: Division of Reserve, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, 1966. Hardcover. Inscribed, "To Barry & Family With best wishes from the foot warmers by the fireside to the front line folks. Bill McCahill 1966 Colonel, USMCR." Colonel McCahill led the effort to write and publish the history of the Marine Corps Reserve on their Golden Anniversary. This edition covers the 50 years since the Corps was authorized by Congress in 1916. It is inscribed to Barry Zorthian, an American diplomat who was the U.S. government spokesman in Saigon during the Vietnam War. Boundin red cloth with the Marine Corps seal in gilt on the front cover, and title on spine. In very good condition. 311 pages. MIL/011513. Very Good.
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Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1956. Hardcover. Presentation copy SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Blue paper covered boards with dark blue stamping. White illustrated dust jacket with black title to spine. A few closed tears to edges of jacket and minor rubbing to jacket. 31 pp. Presidential History. PRES/9052. Very Good + in Very Good DJ.
Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1956. Hardcover. Presentation copy SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Blue paper covered boards with dark blue stamping. White illustrated dust jacket with black title to spine. A few closed tears to edges of jacket as well as light rubbing and soiling. 31 pages. Maryland History. MD/032015. Very Good + in Very Good DJ.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY. 8vo. Very good in blue boards cloth covered boards with black and gilt title to spine. Light rubbing to spine ends and corners. Inscription to front free end page reads: "Colonel and Mrs Sherlock Swann, Who don't have to like this - or even read it - but must accept it because they were so nice about the author's previous effort-, From L. W. M. Aug. 15/30." Else is clean and bright. 184 pages. Literature. LIT410261. Very Good.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, . Hardcover. First Edition. Presentation copy: "For Victoria Ellis with the affectionate greetings of Marie Ada Molineux Venice 1926." Affixed below the inscription is a small photograph taken iin Venice. The author has also signed the title page and written in the date of publication. With bookplate of recipient on front pastedown. In original red cloth with light bumping and small chips to top of spine. Interior pages are clean. A nice copy in very good condition. 520 pages including index. POE/032513. Very Good.
London: Elkin Mathews and John Lane, 1894. Hardcover. First edition, limited to 400 copies. A nice presentation copy of the author's first published book, inscribed to the his sister: "Mary Monkhouse June 1894 from Allan Monkhouse." Allan Monkhouse (1858-1936) was an English playwright, novelist, and essayist. He was the drama and literary critic of the "Manchester Guardian" for many years. His plays are occasionally still produced. Bound in original brown and yellow cloth. with Art Nouveau style design to frontcover. Covers rubbed and slightly darkened and soiled, spine ends chipped and worn. Interior pages age-toned but in very good condition. 210 pages plue 15 page of ads. LIT/4073. Very Good.
New York: Atheneum, 1968. Hardcover. First Edition. Inscribed by authors, "For Barry Zorthian: with best wishes Carl and Shelley Mydans May 1968." Carl and Shelley Mydans were a married photo-reporter team during WWII and after. The book is about 25 of the more than 50 warlike conflicts that took place after 1945 around the world. It includes 114 pages of photographs. The book is inscribed to Barry Zorthian, who was the U.S. government spokesman during the Vietnam War in the 1960s. Bound in black cloth with red cloth spine with title and authors in gilt to spine, very light fading to top edge. In black and red dust jacket with light chipping along edges. Very good plus. 478 pages. MIL/011013. Very Good +.
n.p. 1969. A mounted color photo of Luci Johnson Nugent with her husband and son inscribed to Oghda O'Gulian, who was a White House secretary. Dated January 19, 1969, it says: "With deep appreciation for all that you have done to make our White House days the joy that they have been. We shall miss you terribly but your priceless service, friendship and loyalty shall always be cherished by our young family - Luci Johnson Nugent." A couple of the words in the inscription are lightly smeared but very good condition. Photo is 7.5 x 9.25 inches. PHOTO/060613. Very Good.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1932). Hardcover. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Number 246 on 600 copies. 8vo. Red cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Slight fading to spine. Inscription to front free end page dated August 1932. Light foxing to end pages. Else is clean and bright. Untrimmed page edges. 142 pages. English History. ENGHIST02/0530.
Hodder and Stoughton, (1963). First Edition. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. 8vo. Beige paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free end paper and signed again on the title page. Beige and white illustrated dust jacket with grey title to front and spine panels. Interior is clean and bright. Middle Eastern Travel. MID2/6270. Near Fine / Near Fine.
London: Richard Clay & Sons, 1886. Hardcover. Second Edition. The Shelley Society's Publications. Fourth Series. No. 2. Very good in turquoise paper covered boards with turquoise cloth spine. Chipping to spine ends and corners of boards. Dampstaining to bottom edges of boards and spine. Chip to paper on front cover effecting the title. The frontispiece also is dampstained along the bottom edge; however, the other pages remain clean. The edge of the front endpage is torn. 162 pages. PRERAPH/112912. Very Good.
Baltimore: Loyola College, 1977. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY, Inscribed by the author on title page. Very good in Green linen tape backed gray pictorial thick-stock wrappers with green title to front wrapper. Green linen tape is unsticking in a few areas. 4to. Small dampstain to rear cover affects the last few pages in decreasing intensity; interior is otherwise clean, no foxing. Profusely illustrated throughout. 155 pages. Maryland History. MD/11153. Very Good.
London and New York: John Lane and The Bodley Head, 1896. Hardcover. First Edition. Presentation copy inscribed "M.F. Peterson from the author." Owen Seaman (1861-1936) was a writer and an editor of Punch. Bound in original green cloth with gilt illustration on front board and title and author in gilt on spine. Slight bumping to corners but very nice. Interior is clean and bright with offsetting to free endpapers. Title page illustration is same as used on cover. In very good condition. 86 pages plus 12 pages of ads. LIT/052713. Very Good.
Baltimore: The Romm Press, Inc., 1942. Hardcover. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED by author on ffep. Very good blue cloth w/bright gilt to cover and spine. Corners, spine ends worn; scuffing to rear board. Interior is clean (though a couple pages have light soiling in margins) and text bright. Tight binding. Bookplate to front pastedown. Ephemera relating to Rabbi Silverstone laid-in. Silverstone was the Rabbi of the Tifereth Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C.144 pp. Judaic Studies. JUD/10033. Very Good.
New York: Dial Press, 1931. Hardcover. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY. 8vo. Very good in dark blue cloth covered boards with very faded gilt title to spine. Author's inscription to front free end page. Else is clean and bright with several illustrations including frontis of O'Neill. 327 pages. DRA/112241. Very Good.
New York: 1865. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY, LIMITED TO 50 COPIES. Good+ in brown paper wraps with black title to front wrapper. Author's inscription to front wrapper. Front wrapper detached but present. Chipping to edges of wrapper. Interior is very good with bright text. French History. FRH109131. Good +.
Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1975. Hardcover. 8vo. PRESENTATION COPY; "To Gassie: Best wishes to a fellow colleague interested in scholarship - Dick." Green cloth covered boards with purple and green title to the spine. Clean and bright interior. Beige illustrated dust jacket with green and brown title to front panel and spine. A few light red markings on back panel. Index, 307 pages. American history. AMHIS/071907. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.