May SALE: books in our Drama, Humor, and Russian History sections priced at $100 or less are 30% off!
This sale excludes artists' books, private press, and items sold on consignment. Additional items are available for sale in our open shop.
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. Hardcover. 8vo. Brown cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Minor bumping to corners and to spine ends. Previous owners' names to front free end page dated 1914. Includes frontispiece with tissue guard. Minor foxing to frontis piece. Light foxing to interior margins throughout as well as writing in pencil. Split to interior though binding is tight. Else is clean and bright. 233 pages. DRAMA/112409. Very Good.
1994. Hardcover. First Edition. "One of the first editions of reproductions of modern orthodox icons, presenting the most important works of church fine arts of the last decade. The works of the best icon painters are included in it: of monk and icon-painter Zinon, priest Vyachester Savinykh, Moscow icon painters Alexander Chashkin, Igor Kislitsyn and others. Short biographical essays, autographs and portraits of the icon-painters will give readers an idea of teh personality and life of the authors of the icons." Fine in black cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Minor bumping to corners. Clean, bright interior with very slight yellowing to margins. Filled with full color illustrations. In white illustrated dust jacket with black title to spine. Minor rubbing / soiling to edges and spine panel of jacket. In English and Russian. 304 pages. ART/031015. Fine / Very Good.
New York: Hagop Jack Touryantz, 1987. Paperback. Second Version. INSCRIBED by Touryantz to Barry Zorthian "to Mr. Barry Zorthian from the author Touryantz April 1987." Touryantz was an author and columnist for "Armenian Reporter International." Zorthian, born in Armenia, was a noted U.S. government spokesman during the Vietnam War. Near fine. White softcover with black and red title to front wrapper and black title to spine. Includes a letter written to the author about the book. 221 pages. RUS/010913. Near Fine.
London: Routledge, Warne and Routledge, 1864. Hardcover. 8vo. SCARCE. Very good yellow and red illustrated boards with yellow and black title to front board. Spine missing. Minor bumping to edges and rubbing to corners. Previous owner's book plate to front free end page. Text is clean and bright. 120 pages + ads Theatre. DRA1/1282. Very Good.
Boston: L. C. Page and Company (Incorporated), 1900. Hardcover. Part of the Stage Lovers' Series. 8vo. Maroon cloth boards with gilt title and beautifully intricate gilt design to front board and to spine. Fading to gilt on spine. Wear to spine ends and to corners. One small spot of soiling to rear board. Front hinge starting. A few spots of foxing throughout. Book plate of previous owner (Louise Hartley Norton) to front paste down. Inscription to front free end page reads "Uncle Joe, To Phil and Louise Norton - 1923." Untrimmed pages with minor browning to edges. Else is clean and bright with wonderful photographic illustrations of the actors mentioned in the book. Index, 354 pages. Drama. DRA/092508. Very Good +.
London: The Educational Book Company, n.d. Hardcover. Very good in red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and black title to front board. Illustration of a man in a top hat and a jesters head to spine. Slight fading to spine. Clean overall with a few light spots of foxing. Illustrated throughout. Humor. HUM312101. Very Good.
London: Educational Book Company. Hardcover. Very good in red cloth coverd boards with black title to front board and gilt title to spine. Fading to spine and bumping to spine ends . Damp stain to bottom of front and rear end pages. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. 191 pages. HUM212171. Very Good.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1965. Hardcover. Very good. No dj. Orange cloth backed grey paper covered boards with black titlet o spine. Blind stamped New Yorker logo on front. Minor edge wear and minor fading to spine. Inscription to the former owner on front fly leaf. Collection of the best cartoons. Humor. HUM/6282. Very Good.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1950. Hardcover. 4to. Very good. Black cloth backed yellow paper covered boards with yellow title to spine. Minor rubbing and edge wear to exterior. Minor foxing to first and last few pages. Slight musty smell. Grey illustrated dust jacket with black and pink title to front panel and pink title to spine panel. Wear to dust jacket includes minor fading to spine, chipping and creasing to edges and a 1" open tear to head of spine. Compilation of cartoons. Humor. HUM/6282. Very Good / Very Good.