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.
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Gainsville, Florida: University of Florida Press, 1952. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Near fine in blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Relief of Miranda's profile to front board. Minor bumping to spine ends. Author's inscription to front free end page reads "For Miss Hilda Robinson Jordan, patriotic american, loyal friend and noble-hearted christian leader, with the admiration and esteem of the author, Joseph F. Thorning. Feast of our Lady of Guadelupe 12 December 1962." Index, 324 pages. GENHIS/7192. Near Fine.
Baltimore: The Proof Press, 1937. Hardcover. Presentation copy, SIGNED by the publisher. Thin 8vo. Brown cloth backed patterned paper covered boards with brown title to white title label on front board. Slight yellowing to eges of pages. Ephemera laid in. White dust jacket with red title to front panel. Minor soiling to jacket. Books on Books. BOB1/01191. Very Good+ / Very Good.
Boston: A.A. Beauchamp, 1936. Hardcover. SIGNED, PRESENTATION COPY. ONLY 150 COPIES PRINTED. Black cloth backed blue paper covered boards with black title to front board. Wear to interior includes minor bumping to corners and spine ends, chipping to foot of spine, and a few small spots of soiling to rear board. Author's inscription to front free end page. Else is clean and bright with black and white illustrations throughout. 140 pages. Art. ART111081. Very Good.
Edinburgh: The Brigade, 1902. Hardcover. 8vo. SCARCE. PRESENTATION COPY from publisher. First appearance of Bram Stoker poem, "One Needful Thing" on page 173. White flexible paper boards with gilt title to spine. Attractive bright gilt crest to front board and gilt decoration to spine. Minor rubbing to boards. Includes 11 illustrations with captioned tissue guards, numberous illuminated initials, and decorative borders to every page. Clean, tight interior. Maroon endpages. 190 pages. LIT/021606. Very Good.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1995. Hardcover. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED on front free end page. Fine black paper boards, bright gilt title to spine. In near mint d.j. (slight wear to extremities). Interior is in beautiful condition, tight, bright, and clean. Materials related to subject are laid-in. Index, 555 pp. French History. FRE/6213. Near Fine / Near Fine.
Boston: The Nimrod Press, 1966. Hardcover. PRESENTATION COPY SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR TO HIS GODDAUGHTER. Very good+ in blue cloth covered boards with silver title to front board and to spine. Light wear to head of spine. Original glassine dust jacket intact with a few chips to the top edge. Illustrations accompany poems; 140 pages. Poetry. POE/10232. Very Good + in Very Good DJ.
Baltimore Operation Sail, Ltd, 1977. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY. Presented to Hilda Mae from the Mayor of Baltimore on a bookplate affixed to the inside front cover, "Hilda Mae from Don." Hilda was Schaefer's companion for many years. Bound in illustrated side stapled paper wrappers with black title to front cover. Clean and bright with many illustrations. Rear cover is price-clipped, else fine. Housed in a thin, blue presentation box titled in gilt "Presented by William Donald Schaefer Mayor City of Baltimore" on the front cover. 50 pages. Fine.
New York: The Viking Press, 1943. Hardcover. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR'S BROTHER WILLIAM. Very good, presentation copy in red cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Interior is clean and bright. Inside flap from original dust jacket is laid in. 280 pages. Literature. LI2/11080. Very Good.
New York: The Viking Press, 1944. Hardcover. PRESENTATION COPY SIGNED BY BARBARA WOOLLCOTT. Very good in orange cloth covered boards with light blue title to spine and light blue illustration to front board. Minor wear to spine ends and to corners. Few spots of foxing to interior, else is clean and bright. Author's inscription to front free end page. 177 pages. Children's Literature. CH1/11080. Very Good.
Saigon: n.p., . Paperback. Uncommon publication, inscribed by the author, "To Mr. Barry Zorthian, Minister-Conselor [sic] for Information of the US Embassy Saigon August 28, 1966 Xuan Viet." Barry Zorthian was an American diplomat who served as the U.S. government spokesman in Saigon during the Vietnam War. The book contains ten poems from Vietnam with the texts in both English and Vietnamese. In cream wrappers with title and author in black on front cover. Covers are browned along edges. Interior pages are clean. Very good condition. 43 pages. POE/011113. Very Good in Wraps.