New York: George H. Colton, 1848. Hardcover. Includes articles on: the war of Chiozza, chloroform, free soil policy, Germany, ghost stories by G.W. Peck, New Mexico and California, the Oregon Bill, poetry, the Swiss revolution, germanic wars, the Whigs, critical reviews, and much more. Bound in three-quarter black leather with marbled paper covered boards, titled in gilt on the spine with raised bands. Rubbing and wear to boards, corners, spine, and edges. Minor foxing to interior. Marbled endpapers. Includes four engravings. 650 pages. PER/061418. Very Good.
New York: George H. Colton, 1849. Hardcover. Includes articles on the Algonquins, American ethnology, California, Domenican Republic, England, French Revolution, Gold hunting in California in the 16th century, middle-asiatic theology (hinduism), national finance, Ohio legislature, origion of the two parties, and much more. Bound in three-quarter black leather with marbled paper covered boards, titled in gilt on the spine with raised bands. Rubbing and wear to boards, corners, spine, and edges. Minor foxing to interior. Marbled endpapers. Includes two engravings. 650 pages. PER/061418. Very Good.
New York: Sheldon & Company, January-June 1875. Hardcover. A compilation of articles and stories from this short-lived magazine, which was sold to "The Atlantic" in 1878, Bound in attractive three quarter black leather with gilt titling and ruling to spine and covers. Black pebbled cloth covers. Some chipping and bumping to leather. Interior clean. Very good condition. 864 pages. PER/062018. Very Good.
New York: Sheldon & Company, 1875. Hardcover. Ex-Library. Bound in maroon contemporary cloth with gilt titling to spine. Book plate of Kansas City Public Library plus stamp to fore-edge and blind stamps to chipped ffep and title page. Interior clean with wlight tears to final few pages. 864 pages. PER/061918. Very Good -.
New York: William W. Snowden, 1841-2. Hardcover. Includes twelve issues from May 1841 through April 1842. With over 13 steel engravings including fashion plates, a view of the capitol at Washington, and a view of Baltimore. Both volumes are bound together in three quarter dark brown leather over black cloth boards. Gilt title and decoration to spine. Wear to corners and edges of boards. Several chips to bookcloth on front cover. Interior is clean overall with occasional spots of foxing. The title page and table of contents for Volume 16 is bound in the front of the book, before Volume 15. The title page and table of contents for Volume 15 are not present. Volume 15 is 312 pages. Volume 16 is 326 pages. PER/010417. Very Good.
Philadelphia: Charles J. Peterson, 1868. Hardcover. Peterson's Magazine was a popular monthly periodical for women, conceived as a less expensive alternative to Godey's Lady's Book. Each issue included color and black and white fashion plates, patterns, recipes, poetry, stories, and occasionally music. All 12 issues for 1868 are bound here in three quarter black leather with brown leather covers. Chipping and bumping to leather spine and corners. Front hinge is split but text block is tight. Plates are somewhat soiled and a few show light damp stains but the color plates are still quite attractive and untorn. Good + condition. Volume 53: 472 pages plus table of contents; Volume 54: 481 pages + clock ad and contents. Good +.
New York: G.P. Putnam and Sons, 1870. Hardcover. Includes articles on the arctic aurora, travelling in the arctic in winter, dogs (two chapters), the fox, yachting, Peking, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, the Brontes and their home, bees, cannibals in Fiji (a three part series), a fold-out illustration of an elevated railway running along Broadway in Manhattan, and much more. Bound in three quarter black leather with marbled paper covered boards and gilt title to spine. Minor wear and rubbing to leather, edges of boards, boards, and corners. Chipping to paper on front cover. Marbled endpapers. Occasional smudge marks and occasional spots of foxing, but clean overall. 568 pages. PER/061918. Very Good.
New York: G.P. Putnam and Sons, 1870. Hardcover. Includes articles on birds of the north, cuba, dreaming, insect life in winter, death, Madrid, Madame Roland, the New South, Quaker quirks, "Women's Right" (a novel by Mary Clemmer Ames), and much more. Bound in three quarter black leather with marbled paper covered boards and gilt title to spine. Minor wear and rubbing to leather, edges of boards, boards, and corners. Marbled endpapers. Occasional smudge marks and occasional spots of foxing, but clean overall. 736 pages. PER/061918. Very Good.
Dorking, Surrey: The Abinger Chronicle, 1941. Paperback. A collection of nine scattered issues ranging from 1941 - 1944. Much of the prose and poetry contained addresses wartime issues, hope, and death. Stapled gray wrappers with black title to front covers. Slightly dusty, otherwise very good. Edited by Sylvia Sprigge. Vol. 2 (1941), no. 6-8; Vol. 3 (1942), no. 1-3, 5/6; Vol. 4 (1943), no. 3; Vol. 5 (1944), no. 1 (last issue). Contributions by E.M. Forster, Max Beerbohm, R.C. Trevelyan, Kenneth Hopkins, Nicholas Moore. Each issues is about 10 pages. PER/100716. Very Good.
New York: Frank Tousey, 1909. Paperback. Good in color illustrated paper wraps with title to front wrapper. Closed tear to front wrapper repaired with non archival tape which has caused browning. Foxing to wrappers as well as chipping and creasing to edges. Browning, creasing and edge chipping to pages though text remains bright. Periodicals. PER409251. Good.
London: The Field Press Limited, 1933. Paperback. Very good in black paper wrappers with turquoise title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges of wrappers and chipping to spine ends. A few chips to edges of illustration pasted down on front cover. Roll to spine. Clean interior with many reproductions of art, some are in full color. Oversize. Pages 175 - 232. ART/091015. Very Good.
Mentor, 1923. Paperback. White side-stapled paper wrappers with yellow title to front cover. Wear to edges of wrappers including a few pencil and pen markings. A price sticker has been removed from the front cover leaving a white area. Clean interior with several articles and many advertisements. Includes Six Immortals and How They Grew Into Books by Arthur Bartlett Maurice, A Child's Day: Its Moods, Activities, and Varied Occupations Pictured by Modern Artists, Strolling with Charles Dickens by Albert A. Hopkins, The Children's Crusade by Sherrill Schell, The Creator of the Kate Greenaway Child by E.M. Dole, and A Doll's House Built for the Czar of Russia by Vincent Starrett. 60 pages. PER/082416. Very Good.
Philadelphia: Charles H. Davis, 1863. Paperback. Eleven issues in wraps from 1863. Foxing and minor wear to corners and edges of all issues. Dampstaining, pen markings, and light soiling to several issues. Issue No. 15 has two large open tears to the last page which effect the text. Most issues are approximately 16 pages. Periodicals. PER1/1242. Very Good.
New York: George H. Colton, 1848. Hardcover. Includes articles on Mexico, the president and his administration, critical notes, a review of Longfellow's "Evangeline", a sketch of Wiliam IV King of Prussia, Human freedom, immigration, Paraguay, poetry, sketch of the life of Hon. Joseph R. Underwood, Mexican war and war dept, a long (14 page) critical review of Bronte's "Wuthering Heights" by G.W. Peck, which commends its originality and power, but labels it "coarse" and "vulgar" and advises young women against it. Includes many other topics. Bound in three-quarter black leather with marbled paper covered boards, titled in gilt on the spine with raised bands. Rubbing and wear to boards, corners, spine, and edges. Minor foxing to interior. Marbled endpapers. Includes two engravings. 656 pages. PER/061418. Very Good.
New York: 1891. Hardcover. Very good- in 3/4 leather maroon leather with marble paper covered boards. Both boards are loose but still attached. Wear to hinges. Ex-libris with stamps to front and rear paste down. Text is clean and bright. 765 pages. Good candidate for rebinding. Periodicals. PER811131. Very Good -.
New York: Frederick Keppel & Company, 1911. Paperback. Very good in light grey paper wraps with black title to front and spine panels. Edge wear includes creasing and chipping. Minor browning to spine. Interior pristine with many art reproductions on thick stock. Art Criticism and Collection. PER/2203. Very Good.
Paris: Librairie Jose CORTI, 1940. Paperback. Includes contributions from Aragon, Marguerite Yourcenar, Kavafis, Rene Daumal, Audiberti, Bernard Groethuysen, Henri Michaux, Holderlin, Henri Pourrat, Han Yu, Henri Thomas, and Maurice Sceve. Very good plus in white paper wrappers with black title to spine and front cover. Browning to spine and light rubbing to covers. Small dampstain to rear cover. Browning to margins of pages, else clean. A few short closed tears to edges of pages. Many pages remain unopened. 176 pages. In French. Periodical. PER/3123. Very Good.
Paris: Librairie Jose CORTI, 1939. Paperback. Includes contributions from Paul Claudel, Juljan Tuwim, Raymond Queneau, J.G. Hamann, Paul Eluard, John Cowper Powys, Kleber Haedens, Jean Tardieu, Hegel, Henri Michaux, Marcel Lecomte, Amiel. Very good in white paper wrappers with black title to spine and front cover. Pencil notation on front cover. Browning to spine and light rubbing to covers. Clean, bright interior. 160 pages. In French. Periodical. PER/3123. Very Good.