Baltimore: Society of American Poets, 1943. Paperback. Very good- in purple paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Fading and soiling to front wrapper and to spine. Minor edgewear. Moderate foxing to title page and dedication page and a few spots to margins of first few pages. Else is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. 92 pages. Poetry. POE/020918. Very Good -.
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New-York: The Century Co., 1886. Hardcover. 3/4 black leather bound marbled boards with leather to spine heavily chipped and corners worn. Both boards are detached, although the textblock remains very tight. Interior is very clean, no foxing, browning or staining. Charmingly illustrated throughout. Filled w/wonderful stories and poems. 480 pp. Periodicals. PER/9153. Good.
Harper's Magazine, 1896. Hardcover. Bound from ten parts printed in volume XCIII of Harper's New Monthly Magazine. Very good in three quarter red leather with marbled paper covered boards and gilt title to spine. Raised bands and gilt decoration to spines. Minor wear to edges, rear hinge, light rubbing to boards, and chip to head of spine. The front hinge is cracked and the board is nearly detached. Top edge gilt and marbled endpages. Clean interior with many illustrations. A tall, thin volume. Bound to match Trilby and Peter Ibbetson. Unpaginated. LIT/071713. Very Good.
Harper's Magazine, 1891. Hardcover. Bound from six parts printed in Volume LXXXIII of Harper's New Monthly Magazine. Very good in three quarter red leather with marbled paper covered boards and gilt title to spine. Raised bands and gilt decoration to spines. Minor wear to edges and hinges. Top edge gilt and marbled endpages. Occasional spots of soiling to margins of pages, but overall clean interior. Illustrated. A tall, thin volume. Bound to match The Martian and Trilby. Unpaginated. LIT/071713. Very Good.
Paris: Edward W. Titus, 1931. Paperback. Paper Wrappers. Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Grey cloth wrappers with title to spine and front panel. Wrappers are heavily chipped along edges and spine. One inch of spine panel along foot is missing. Front panel is detached, but present. Interior is very clean and includes stories, poetry, & essays. Index, 755 pp. PER/062204. Good.
New York: Avant Garde Media, 1968-1971. Paperback. January 1968 - July 1971. Issues include full color reproductions of art work and articles relating to the Vietnam War, sixties culture, art, theatre, music, political criticism, sexual content, and more. Some issues contain profanity and / or nudity. Issue number two is particularly well known and collectible, because of the serigraphs of Marilyn Monroe by Bert Stein. Minor wear to the edges of each issue including some creases, chips, and closed tears. Minor soiling and rubbing to covers. The glue in the binding of one issues has broken down resulting in some loose pages and sections. Interiors are clean overall with toning to margins and occasional smudge marks / spots of soiling. Each issue is about 60 pages. ART/050218. Very Good.
[Breckinridge House], 1972. Paperback. Created and distributed by students living in a residence hall called Breckinridge House (possibly on the campus of Ohio University). This is a typed collection of poetry and prose written by Harry Goldwater, Kathy Schreckengost, Carol Freed, Joe Petkus, and Paul Bernstein. Side stapled with light blue paper covers and black title to front cover. Minor fading to edges of covers. Slight toning to margins, but clean overall. Size: thin quarto. Unpaginated [14 pages] PER/011117. Very Good.
East Aurora: The Roycrofters, 1902. Paper Wrappers. 8vo. "Distributed by the Chicago Heights Lumber Co. for the Benefit of those who care to read." Beige paper wrappers with black & orange printing to front panel. Several minor creases to top corner of front panel. Minor soiling to rear panel. Pages are unopened. Interior is very clean. Tight binding. MOR/010405. Very Good.
New York: The Century Co., 1909. Hardcover. Very good original red cloth boards, lavishly decorated with extremely bright gilt & black stamping to cover and spine (spine is lightly dulled). Boards are unusually bright and clean with beveled edges. There is wear / rubbing to corners, edges, and spine ends. Inside hinges are starting but overall textblock is quite strong. Clean, unmarked interior. Profusely illustrated, including full-color and b/w illustrations by W. W. Denslow. Periodicals. PER/10013. Very Good.
New York: Israel Post, 1845. Hardcover. Embellished with the finest steel and mezzotint engravings, music and colored fashions. Very good in three quarter brown leather with brown cloth covered boards. Four raised bands, gilt title, gilt date, and modest gilt decoration to spine. Rubbing and light soiling to boards and wear to edges. Pencil inscription from previous owner to front endpage. Two engravings (possibly cut from the magazine?) are pasted down to the endpages. Does not include any colored plates and only includes 2 of the engraved black and white plates (plus 2 that may have been cut out and pasted onto endpages). Marbled endpages. Foxing throughout. Periodicals. PER508281. Very Good.
London: Offices of the Institute of Transport, 1932. Paperback. Volume 13, Number 3. January 1932. Includes articles on English port ownership by Ross Johnson, diesel engines in road transport by F.E. Crooke, development of commercial aviation by C.A. Barnard, and competition in transport by Arnold Plant. Fine in side stapled brown paper wrappers with black title to front cover. Clean and bright. 160 pages plus 8 pages of advertisements. PER/121013. Fine.
New York: Sheldon and Company, 1872. Hardcover. Includes 2 articles by Henry James, chapters from Trollope's 'The Eustace Diamonds', Correspondence by Turgenoff, 'Romance of the Negro' by Pollard, and "About Barbers" by Mark Twain (page 283). Ex-library from Peoria. Rear board detached but present. Black leather spine and corners over dark green marbled paper covered boards. Gilt title to spine. Heavy wear and chipping to spine and edges of boards. Clean interior with red pen to title page. A good reading copy only. 882 pages. PER/052119. Good.
New York: Sheldon and Company, 1872. Hardcover. Includes 2 articles by Henry James, chapters from Trollope's 'The Eustace Diamonds', Correspondence by Turgenoff, 'Romance of the Negro' by Pollard, and "About Barbers" by Mark Twain (page 283). Bound in three quarter brown leather over marbled paper covered boards with black and gilt title labels to spine. Rubbing to spine and corners. Clean interior overall with red ownership stamp to front free endpaper and foxing to first and last few pages, with occasional spots throughout. 882 pages. PER/052119. Good.
New York: Sheldon and Company, 1874. Hardcover. Includes two articles by Henry James. Ex-library. Boards detached and no longer present. Leather spine with gilt title is present and attached. Front free endpaper detached. Tape repairs to edges of some pages. A good reading copy only. 864 pages. PER/052119. Good.