January SALE! All books in Anthropology, Automotive, Aviation, Education, Equestrian, Games & Hobbies, Gardening, Geography, Humor, Hunting & Fishing, Journalism, Medicine, Nature, Political Science, Psychology, Railroads, Science & Technology, Sports, and Women's Studies sections priced at $125 and under are 50% off for the month of January.
This sale excludes artists' books, private press, lots, books on William Morris & the Pre-Raphaelites, items sold on consignment, and newly acquired items.
Many prints & manscripts including framed items are also on sale for 30% off.
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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.
New York: Harper & Row, No date. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. Very good+ turquoise cloth folio with white title to spine. In very good price clipped white illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear to dust jacket. Interior is tight and clean, faint yellowing to page edges and one small scrape the to the half title page. Filled with beautiful color photographic illustrations. Text is drawn from the journals, diaries, and other writings of travelers to Lake Superior and the Sault in the years 1650 to 1880. 117 pages. Nature. NAT/6073. Very Good+ / Very Good.
München: Druck und Verlag Carl Kuhn, 1910. Paperback. Facsimile reprint of the first known edition of this book on obstetrics from 1500. Bound in brown paper wrappers with black title to edge of spine. Covers and spine are browned and chipped. Browning to end papers. Several signatures are loose. Approximately 50 pages. GER/022099. Very Good.
London: Gryphon Books Ltd., 1948. Paperback. FIRST EDITION. Illustrated wrappers with black title to front panel. Rubbing to spine and edges of wrappers. Very light soiling to rear wrapper. Filled with cartoons which were originally printed in the Daily Express. Clean interior. 64 pages. HUM/063009. Very Good.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1945. Hardcover. First Edition. Very Good in a Very Good dustjacket. Owner name on front flyleaf. Light pencil notes and underlining to a few pages. Brown and off white dust jacket with brown title to front and spine panels. Minor browning to spine panel and minor chipping to edges. Anthropology. ANTH1/04031. Very Good / Very Good.
NY: Frederik A. Stokes, 1887. Hardcover. 12mo. FIRST EDITION. Blue cloth backed paper covered boards. Fraying/chipping to cloth along spine ends and joints. Wear to edges and corners of boards. Full color illustration to front board with minor scuffing. Clean interior with a few dog-eared pages. 136 pages. GAM/032906. Very Good.
Pasadena, CA: Published By the Author, Upton Sinclair. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. SECOND EDITION. 12mo. In original paper wrappers with slight yellowing to wrappers. Small open tear to bottom corner of front wrap, slight staining to spots of front wrapper. Some dog ears to bottom corner of first 20 pages cooresponding to the tear in front cover else clean and bright. A self published work of Upton Sinclair. 445pages. JOUR/040304. Very Good.
New York: The Spool Cotton Company, 1948. First Edition. Paperback. FIRST EDITION. In wraps. Detailed instructions for crocheting doilies. Very good minus pink wrapper with B/W photographic illustration, several creases, and mild rubbing to wrapper; small 4to. First edition. 1.5 tear at bottom of spine. Small bit of soiling on back cover. Secure binding and bright text. Small creases and very mild foxing to interior. Large black and white photographic illustrations on almost every page. 15 pages. Art how to guide. ART/01074. Very Good.