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.
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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.
Brussels: Bibliotheca Wittockiana, 1986. Paperback. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Very good+ in oversize illustrated grey wraps with black title to spine and front panel. Spine faded to green. Clean interior. Illustrated throughout with large black and white and a few color plates. Books on Books. BOB/082008. Very Good+.
Providence, RI: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1979. Hardcover. Inscribed by author. This was the catalogue that accompanied an exhibit held at the Rhode Island School of Design and at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York. 7000 copies of the catalogue were printed. Begins with interesting overview of the artists and trends of that time, followed by a listing by author of each item in the exhibition. The final section has b&w and color copies of each of the illustrations shown. Included are such well known artists as Beardsley, Blake, Burne-Jones, Clarke, Housman, Lear, Rackham, and Rossetti, as well as many who are less famous today. Bound in light red cloth in near fine condition, with a near fine white dust jacket with black title to spine and pictorial cover. Interior also in fine condition. 240 pages. BOB/120210. Near Fine.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971. Hard Cover. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf. Fine in a Near Fine, price-clipped orange and white dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor rubbing and soiling to dust jacket. Author's signature to front free end page. Previous owner's notes to rear end page. Else is pristine. Index, 238 pages. Political Science. PSC3/7181. Near Fine / Near Fine.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997. Hardcover. 4to. SIGNED BY ONE OF THE AUTHORS, RICHARD SIMONS. Black cloth boards with red title to spine. Clean, bright interior with many illustrations. Blue illustrated dust jacket with dark blue spine panel and red title to spine. Minor rubbing to jacket. Index, 297 pages. STATE/010507. Fine / Fine.
Edinburgh: Otto Schulze and Company, 1910. Hardcover. 8vo. 1 of 350 copies. Inscribed by the author "To ? Cloy in affectionate remembrance Don C. Setiz June 27, 1910." Light brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Light foxing to endpages, else very clean interior with bright text. Tight binding. A nice copy. 181 pages. BOB/040405. Near Fine.
New York: Scholar's Facsimiles and Reprints, 1938. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Elizabethan Bibliograhpies No. 2. Limited edition, 300 copies. Very good in cream colored cloth backed brown paper covered boards with title label. Author's inscription to front free end page. Else is clean and bright. Index 151 pages. Literature. BOB01/110199. Very Good.
New York: Samuel A. Tannenbaum, 1941. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Elizabethan Bibliographies, No. 19. Limited edition, 300 copies. Signed by author. Very good in maroon cloth spine and brown paper covered boards with maroon title to title label on front board. Faded gilt title to faded spine. Author's inscription to front free end page. Interior is clean and bright. Index, 38 pages. Literature. BOB04/110199. Very Good.
New York: Samuel A. Tannenbaum, 1945. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY BOTH AUTHORS. Elizabethan Bibliographies No. 31. Vol. 2 only. Limited edition, 250 copies. Signed by author. Very good in maroon cloth backed brown paper covered boards with maroon title to white title label on front board and faded gilt title to faded spine. Inscription to front free end page. Interior is clean and bright. Index, 75. Literature. BOB6/110199. Very Good.
New York: Samuel A. Tannenbaum, 1943. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY BOTH AUTHORS. Elizabethan Bibliographies No. 29. Limited edition, 250 copies. Signed by author. Very good in maroon cloth backed brown paper covered boards with title label to front board. Gilt title to spine is illegible due to fading and rubbing. Minor wear to spine ends. Author's inscription to front free end page. Interior is clean and bright. Index, 44 pages. BOB05/110199. Very Good.
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.