July SALE! All books in Poetry, English History / Monarchy / Biography, and China sections priced at $100 and under are 30% off for the month of July.
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Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1938. Hardcover. 1st edition. Very good in blue cloth backed light blue paper covered boards with blue title to front board and gilt title to spine. Minor toning to spine and edges of boards. Minor toning to end pages. Else is clean and bright. 148 pp. Poetry, Literary Criticism. POE/10212. Very Good.
London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, 1858. Hardcover. From "The Chronicles and Memorials of Great Britain and Ireland During the Middle Ages" series. Ex-libris with library book plate to front paste down. Very good in maroon cloth black paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Wear to exterior includes rubbing to boards, bumping to corners and spine ends and some rippling to the cloth on the spine. Light damp stain to front board. Presentation slip tipped in at front. Interior is clean and bright. Index, 186 pages. English Monarchy. ENGMON20/062699. Very Good.
New York: John Lane Company, 1913. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in grey cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Minor rubbing to front board, edges, and hinges. Top edge gilt. Light sporatic foxing throughout. Binding cracked but tight. 247pages , plus approximately 20 pages of ads. English History. ENG105310. Very Good.
Cambridge: Rampant Lions Press, 1972. Hardcover. One of 200 copies. Handwritten note about paper type and font used on colophon. This is the author's first volume of poems to appear in England with previous collections published in Canada. Fine in brick red cloth boards with copper title to spine. In grey dust jacket titled in black on spine and front cover. Spine and edges of jacket have faded to tan and there are a few short closed tears along the edges of the jacket. 47 pages. POE/112816. Fine / Very Good.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. 5th Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Light wear to spine ends and few small spots of discoloration to rear board and spine. Interior is clean and bright with tight binding. 434 pages. English History. ENG108231. Very Good+.
New York: The John Day Company, 1968. Hardcover. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 8vo. Very good in very good price clipped white illustrated dust jacket with black and yellow title to front and spine panels. Minor wear to edges of dust jacket. Very bright copy. Index, 227 pages. China. CHINA/10232. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket.
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1962. Paperback. Includes laid in three page typed report with pencil annotations from a Conservative Agricultural Committee M.P's Fowl Pest Report meeting, which began in 1960 and wasn't "signed" until 1962. Bound in blue paper wrappers with black title to front cover and handwritten black title to spine panel. Minor wear to covers and previous owner's name to top of front cover. Some underlining in pencil to text. Includes two fold-out charts. 108 pages. ENG/091015. Very Good.
Halle: Max Niemeyer, 1892. Hardcover. Very good in dark green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Minor wear to edges of boards and minor rubbing to front cover. Ex-library with stamp from Budapest to title page and writting in pen beneath stamp. Pencil underlining to a few passages in table of contents, but clean otherwise. 327 pages. GER/0422216. Very Good.
The Hague: Mouton, 1968. Hardcover. 8vo. In brown cloth covered boards with gilt title stamp to spine. Previous owner's stamp to bottom edge of text block. Interior pristine. Signed and inscribed by Cooper on the first free endpage. The inscription reads "To Russel Kacher, With my best wishes for a rewarding career of learning and teaching." Index, 183 pages. POE/111506. Near Fine.
New York: Prentice-Hall Inc, 1952. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Grey cloth boards with black title to spine. Gold, blue and white illustrated dust jacket with black and white title to spine. Dust jacket has been neatly laminated and top of spine panel has minor fading. Minor wear to edges of jacket. Includes many illustrations. 236 pages. MON/121505. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Prentice-Hall Inc, (1954). First American Edition. Hardcover. SCARCE. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 8vo. Very good in gold, green and white illustrated dust jacket with black and white title to spine. Dust jacket has been laminated. Wear to jacket includes minor edgewear and fading to spine. Ex-libris stamp to rear free end page. Else is clean and bright. Includes many illustrations. 190 pages. MON/011518. Very Good / Very Good.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1953). Hardcover. 8vo. Near fine in black cloth covered boards with silver title to spine. Interior is clean and bright. White and grey price clipped dust jacket with black and red title to front and spine panels. Browning to spine panel and top edge of front panel and minor soiling to dust jacket. Index, 224 pages. ENGHIS/070716. Near Fine / Very Good.
New York and London: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Dark blue cloth backed light blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Light browning to spine. First edition. Profusely illustrated with more than 100 black and white drawings and photographs accompanied by extensive notes. Index, 410 pages. English History. ENGHIS15/062699. Very Good+.
Kansas City, MO: Hallmark Crown Editions, 1976. Hardcover. 8vo. Scarce. Pink and black illustrated paper covered boards with silver title to front board and to spine. A few small spots of soiling and rubbing to front board. Interior is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. 45 pages. POE/112019. Near Fine.
New York: John Wiley's Sons, 1883. Hardcover. Small quarto. Very Good in original blue cloth with gilt lettering. Corners a bit bumped and rubbed, light rubbing to spine ends, owner name on front pastedown. Light yellowing to edges of pages. Includes lovely frontispiece etching with intact tissue guard. 152 pages. English History. ENG1/05221. Very Good.
London and New York: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. and Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914. First American Edition. Hardcover. SCARCE, ESPECIALLY WITH DUST JACKET. Original vellum backed and gray paper boards with gilt title to spine. Light bumping to spine ends and corners. Minor browning to paste downs and end pages. Else is clean and bright. Many pages are unopened. Grey dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Dust jacket missing pieces at the head and foot of the spine and along the top edge of the front panel. Minor browning to edges of dust jacket. "Scribners" at the foot of the spine. Printed by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co, Edinburgh. Southern author who wrote fiction under the pseudonym Fielding Burke. 119 pages. POE/110316. Very Good / Good.
Baltimore: Mercury Publishers, 1941. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Scarce. Dark green cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Author's inscription to front free end page. Minor browning to end pages. Else is clean and bright. Off white dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Browning to dust jacket, especially spine as well as some chipping and creasing to spine. Now in a protective plastic sleeve. "To Gerald W. Johanson" written on the front panel of dust jacket in the author's hand writing. 48 pages. Poetry. POET/080211. Near Fine in Very Good Minus DJ.
London: Humphrey Toulmin, 1930. Hardcover. LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED BY AUTHOR & ARTIST; hand-numbered 142 of 500 copies. Very good plus green cloth 8vo., color illustrated paper pastedown to cover, bright gilt title to spine, which is faded. Top edge gilt. Interior is lovely: clean and bright (though faint foxing to endpapers); deckle-edge, vellum paper. Frontispiece + several illustrations throughout. 54 pp. Poetry. POE/10143. Very Good +.