The Automobile Club of Maryland, 1923-4. Paperback. Includes February 1923, March 1923, April 1923, August 1923, and March 1924. An interesting view into automotive history in Maryland. Issues include updates on new traffic laws, taxes, safety, traffic complaints (such as hogging the road), club meetings, road trips, list of officers and staff, list of service stations, and short stories related to cars. Ex-library from the Maryland Historical Society with their stamp to the front of each issue. Side-stapled paper wrappers with black titles and photographic illustration to each cover. Some covers are present but either loose or detached. Some pages are chipped, browned, and stained; however, text remains bright and legible. Issues are 8 pages each. MD/090215. Very Good.
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Ausstin: University of texas, . Hardcover. This renowned collection includes manuscripts of Anderson's plays, poems, and essays, both published and unpublished works, as well as letters and diaries. It is the largest assemblage of his papers preserved in one place. Bound in brown cloth with gilt title to spine. In near fine condition in very good dust jacket with light bumping and nicks. 175 pages. BOB/111616. Near Fine / Very Good.
Princeton, NJ: Automobile Quarterly in association with the Princeton Institute for Historic Research, 1981. Hardcover. Oblong 8vo. Near fine in orange cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Interior is clean and bright with full color photographic illustrations throughout. 333 pages. AUTO/070212. Near Fine.
London and Berkeley: Scolar Press, 1983. Hardcover. First edition. Reveals new facts on type, paper and records of sale, with an extensive list of forgeries and suspect works sold at auction, 1888-1920. Illustrated. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Clean and bright. In cream dust jacket with black title to spine and front panel. Minor sunning to spine of jacket, light dampstain mark to spine of jacket, and light wear to edges of jacket. 394 pages. BOB/102016. Fine / Very Good.
[Austin, Humanities Research Center, 1966]. Hardcover. First edition. One of 1000 copies. A chronological list of all manuscripts, letters, and books by the Brownings in the University of Texas's Browning collection. Bound in white cloth in cream pictorial dust jacket. Near fine in chipped dust jacket. 120 pages. Near Fine / Very Good Minus.
Silver Spring: Silver Spring Press, 1983. Hardcover. First edition. SIGNED by the author / artist. Each page features a flying event for a different pilot with an illustration and a few brief facts. A good introduction to aviation for a child and an interesting interpretation for an enthusiast. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. A few white spots to boards. Blue dust jacket with black title to spine and front panels. Includes several tipped-in illustrations. 205 pages. AVI/080508. Very Good in near fine jacket.
Chicago: The Carton Club, 1938. LIMITED EDITION. Hardcover. SCARCE. 8vo. 1 of 250 copies. Red cloth covered boards with small gilt title to spine. Slight wear to spine ends and corners. Minor fading to spine and one small spot of discoloration to front board. Embossed design to front board. Inscribed by previous owner. Clean, tight interior. Includes illustrations. Minor browning as a result of the illustrations. 29 pp. BOB/030705. Very Good.
Buffalo: State University of New York, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Very good in blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor bumping to edges. Library of congress surplus stamp to front free endpaper. Else is clean and bright. Author's signature to title page. Off-white dust jacket with red title to front panel and brown title to spine. Light rubbing, edgewear and slight fading to dust jacket. 395 pages. Books on Books. BOB609051. Very Good+ / Very Good.
Buffalo, NY: State University of New York, 1983. LIMITED EDITION. Hardcover. Large 8vo. 1 of 1000 copies. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Top right corner of front board is bumped. Head of spine is bumped. Pristine interior with tight binding. Includes several illustrations. Light yellow dj with maroon title to spine and front panels. Very minor wear to edges of dj. 395 pp. BOB/033105. Very Good+ in Near Fine dj.