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L'Illustration: L'Automobile. N°4988. Louis Baschet, ed Gaston Sorbets.
L'Illustration: L'Automobile. N°4988
Paris: L'Illustration, 8 Octobre 1938. Folio. Wrappers. Spine torn at the head and foot, small chip in fore edge of front cover, few page separations resulting in small portions of loss in content. Fabulous front cover illustration after a water color painting by Geo Ham." Several illustrations in color. Reproductions of photographs, full page and in text. A a special number with the title page depicting a photograph from the Munich Conference, but no masthead, lacking the usual cover titling, and including 12 pages devoted to the conference. A very bright cover. In better than good condition.
Item #21669
Price: $60.00
L'Illustration: La Maison. N°4491. Louis Baschet, ed Gaston Sorbets.
L'Illustration: La Maison. N°4491
Paris: L'Illustration, 30 March 1929. Folio. Wrappers. Spine torn at the foot, covers detached. Fabulous front cover illustration after a water color painting by H. Rapin." Several illustrations in color. Reproductions of photographs, full page and in text. House plans. A plan in color of the garden Cachan. A very bright cover. In better than good condition.
Item #21670
Price: $75.00
L'Illustration: Le Palais De La Societe Des Nations. N°4963. Louis Baschet, ed Gaston Sorbets.
L'Illustration: Le Palais De La Societe Des Nations. N°4963
Paris: L'Illustration, 16 Avril 1938. Folio. Supplement. The focus of the issue is Le Palais de la Societe des Nations, located in Geneva and home to the United Nations. It was completed in 1938. The supplement includes photographs of its construction and furnishing. The second is the growing global conflict. In very good condition.
Item #21672
Price: $75.00
L'Illustration: Le Salon. N°4967. Louis Baschet, ed Gaston Sorbets.
L'Illustration: Le Salon. N°4967
Paris: L'Illustration, 14 Mai 1938. Works of several artists reproduced in black and white illustrations, followed by La Parade Italienne Devant Le Fuhrer, and other articles. Spine chipped, torn; two tears in the front cover, covers detached. A better than fair copy.
Item #21675
Price: $25.00
L'Illustration: Les Fêtes De Reims. N°4976. Louis Baschet, ed Gaston Sorbets.
L'Illustration: Les Fêtes De Reims. N°4976
Paris: L'Illustration, 16 Juillet 1938. Wrappers. Spine torn at the foot, and head, one corner chipped. The focus of the issue is the restoration of the Cathedrale de Reims with illustrations in color and lack and white photographs documenting its architectural details. The second focus is the growing global conflict. Illustrations in color are part of "Voyage a Travers les Vignes et les Caves de Champagne." In very good condition.
Item #21671
Price: $75.00
L'Illustration: Noël 1938. N°4996. Louis Baschet, ed Gaston Sorbets.
L'Illustration: Noël 1938. N°4996
Paris: L'Illustration, 3 Decembre 1938. The Argument, in English, precedes the title page and provides details of the cover illustration, the design of the summary, and brief articles on the content of the issue: The Mirror of Baghdad; English Art; The Dazzled Poet; The Secret of the Waters; Escape to Indo-China; Don Juan; In the Land of the Tuareg; and Goya. What follows are several magnificent pages in the Summary with borders that are inspired by the illuminations in the Mirror of Baghdad, followed by several reproductions of famous English artists mounted on card with gilt frames; the watercolor art of Jean A. Mercier is reproduced to illustrated the story of The Dazzled Poet by Aberic Cahuet, and much more to finish out this grand Christmas issue. Corner creases on front cover; covers detached. In good condition.
Item #21676
Price: $75.00
L'Illustration: Noël 1939. N°5050. Louis Baschet, ed Gaston Sorbets.
L'Illustration: Noël 1939. N°5050
Paris: L'Illustration, 16 Decembre 1939. Portraits in color of the leaders of France's military are tipped in on card with gilt frames. Cezanne is featured with several illustrations in color of his work tipped in on card, followed by Aux Beaux Jours De La Tapisserie with several illustrations in color, then illustrations in color of the work of Marie Laurencin, and finally, the growing global conflict. Front cover slightly rubbed, two small stains, creases; still, in very good condition.
Item #21673
Price: $85.00
The Jesuit Missions of St. Mary's County Maryland. Sponsored by the St. Mary's County Bicentennial Commission
Abell, Maryland: Edwin Warfield Beitzell, 1976. 422p, illustrations, facsimiles, index. 29 cm. Second edition, first published in 1960, revised and updated in 1975. Red cloth with gilt titling on the front cover and spine; map of St. Mary's county on the endpapers; dust jacket. Former historical society copy with spine label on jacket spine, bookplate on the front cover pastedown, bottom corners of covers bumped, jacket has short edge tears, corner tear, slightly soiled. A very good copy in a very good jacket.
Item #21717
Price: $150.00
Charles Joseph Bonaparte: His Life and Public Services
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. Frontispiece, 304p, illustrations, facsimile. 21 cm. Blue cloth with titling in gilt; dust jacket. Former historical society copy with bookplate on the front cover pastedown, slight evidence of label removed from spine; jacket spine has darkened, chipped, short edge tears. A near fine copy in a good jacket.
Item #21740
Price: $125.00
Discurso sobre la Historia Universal. Edicion aumentada con nuevas adiciones y con variantes del testo. Traducida al castellano por Juan Manuel Calleja. Jacques Bénigne Bossuet.
Discurso sobre la Historia Universal. Edicion aumentada con nuevas adiciones y con variantes del testo. Traducida al castellano por Juan Manuel Calleja.
Madrid: Compañía General de Impresores y Libreros, 1842. 320p, index errata; 376p, index errata. 19 cm. Contemporary flame patterned calf with decorative gilt spine and red and black title labels in gilt; marbled endpapers. Spine ends, edges rubbed, corners bumped. Beautifully bound set in very good condition.
Item #21661
Price: $300.00
Drums. Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928. 409p, illustrations. 24 cm. Black cloth with Wyeth illustration on the front cover, title in gilt on the spine. Corners lightly bumped; jacket with short tears, chipping and some loss, separated at gutter. A near fine copy in a good jacket.
Item #21783
Price: $75.00
Life of Demetrius Augustine Gallitizin, Prince and Priest
New York: Fr. Pustet & Co. 1873. Frontispiece, 444p. 20 cm. Bound in green cloth with titling in gilt on the front cover and spine. Front cover hinge almost cracked, held by cords, bottom hinge starting, small stain on the bottom cover pastedown and free endbpaper, corners slightly bumped, some wear to the spine ends, slightly cocked; former historical society copy with bookplate on the front cover pastedown, prior owner's signature on front flyleaf, former Sulpician Seminary copy with ink stamp on verso of the frontispiece, and on the title page. A better than good copy with a bright front cover and spine.
Item #21744
Price: $85.00
Edward S. Curtis The Great Warriors.
New York: Bulfinch Press, 2004. Frontispiece, 127p, illustrations. 31 cm. First edition. Tan paper boards with an illustration on the front cover and titling in brown on the spine. Very slightly rubbed jacket, one corner where a small portion of the jacket laminate is lifting; otherwise an unread, fine copy.
Item #21562
Price: $75.00
John McDonogh: His Life and Work.
Baltimore: Meyer and Thalheimer, 1939. Frontispiece, xiii, [1], 255p, illustrations. 20 cm. Blue cloth; title in gilt on the spine. Signed by William Talbott Childs. Former historical society copy, prior owner's neat signature on the front fly leaf. A near fine copy.
Item #21739
Price: $45.00
The History of the Union Pacific Railroad in Cheyenne: a Pictorial Odyssey to the Mecca of Steam.
Carmel Valley, CA: Express Press Ltd. 1987. Frontispiece, 386p, illustrations, bibliography. 29 x 42 cm. Red cloth covers with gilt titling; dust jacket. Presentation copy signed by Robert Darwin on the front free endpaper, also signed on the title page. Minor rubbing of jacket; very slightly bowed. In near fine condition.
Item #21865
Price: $400.00
The Conquerors
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1970. 720p., index. 24 cm. First edition, first printing. Green cloth with illustration and titling in gilt; dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by Allan Eckert. Prior owner's signature on the front cover pastedown. In fine condition.
Item #21593
Price: $200.00
The Frontiersmen
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1967. 626p., index. 24 cm. Second printing. Blue cloth with illustration and titling in gilt; dust jacket. Jacket price clipped, prior owner's signature on the front cover pastedown, bookseller's ticket on the second flyleaf. Inscribed and signed by Allan Eckert. A near fine copy in a near fine jacket.
Item #21591
Price: $150.00
Gateway to Empire
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1983. 688p., index. 24 cm. First edition, second printing. Blue cloth with illustration and titling in gilt; dust jacket. Non-penetrating surface scratches on front panel of jacket. A fine copy in a near fine jacket.
Item #21594
Price: $50.00
Twilight of Empire
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1988. 587p., index. 24 cm. First edition. Brown cloth with illustration and titling in gilt; dust jacket. Short closed tear in the top edge of he front panel of the jacket. A fine copy in a near fine jacket.
Item #21595
Price: $50.00
Wilderness Empire
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1969. 653p., index. 24 cm. Second printing. Red cloth with illustration and titling in gilt; dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by Allan Eckert. Short closed tear in the top edge of the bottom panel. A fine copy in a near fine jacket.
Item #21590
Price: $75.00
The Wilderness War
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1978. 496p., index. 24 cm. First edition, first printing. Green cloth with illustration and titling in gilt; dust jacket. In fine condition.
Item #21592
Price: $100.00
New Thought: The Coming Religion. Extracts from magazine articles and the I. N. T. A. Bulletin
Washington DC: Press of W. F. Roberts Company, ca. 1920. 67p. 23 cm. Stapled red card. Cover edges and spine faded, paper toned, possible minor damp stain in the bottom corner of the tittle page and receding in the next few pages, also in the last page same location . Still, in very good condition. James A. Edgerton, 1869-1938, was a poet, philosopher, and political activist, as well as president of the International New Thought Alliance. Uncommon. One copy found in a university library.
Item #21718
Price: $150.00
New Thought: The Coming Religion. Extracts from magazine articles and the I. N. T. A. Bulletin
Washington DC: Press of W. F. Roberts Company, ca. 1920. 67p. 23 cm. Stapled red card. Cover edges and spine faded, paper toned, front cover top fore edge corner chipped, two small stains in the spine and top fore edge. In better than good condition. James A. Edgerton, 1869-1938, was a poet, philosopher, and political activist, as well as president of the International New Thought Alliance. Uncommon. One copy found in a university library.
Item #21719
Price: $100.00
Paris. Edition Nouvelle. Aquarelles de Nicholas Markovitch.
Paris: Editions Alpina, [1935]. Frontispiece, 159p, illustrations. 25 cm. Beautifully bound in full blue calf bordered in gold fillet, decorative roll, and fleur de lis; four raised bands with double gold fillets; title in gold; fluer de lis endpapers; cover illustration bound-in. Bookplate on the front free endpaper. Bookseller ticket on the bottom cover pastedown. Front cover joint rubbed near the head of the spine, tail of spine slightly rubbed; two corners bumped, one rubbed. In very good condition.
Item #21781
Price: $150.00
"Be Cheerful" Address to the Graduating Class of Nurses, Union Protestant Infirmary.
Baltimore: n.p. May 17th, 1910. 10p. 22 cm. Sewn and tied wrapper, deckled edge. Very slightly soiled. In very good condition. DR. J.M.T. Finney was born born in Natchez, Mississippi in 1863 and moved to Bel Air with his family in 1871. He entered Harvard Medical School in 1884 and by 1889 was working in the Johns Hopkins Hospitals' Dispensary. He later became the first president of the American College of Surgeons.
Item #21762
Price: $150.00
Life of Archbishop Curley: Champion of Catholic Education. Published on the occasion of the Silver Sacerdotal Jubilee
Baltimore: Baltimore Catholic Review. Mount Vernon Press, 1929. 124p, portrait, illustrations, ads. 31 cm. Black faux morocco covers with an illustration in gilt on the front cover. Wear to the spine ends, corners rubbed. n very good condition.
Item #21726
Price: $75.00
Art and The Great War. With One Hundred Illustrations
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1919. 288p, 100 illustrations, bibliography. 32 cm. Bound in three quarter leather and marbled paper covers with gilt fillets; 5 raised bands with titling in gilt; marbled endpapers; top edge gilt. Set by Bertha M. Goudy from types and decorations designed by Frederick W. Goudy and printed in the shop of William E. Rudge; engravings were made by the Beck Engraving Company. Bookplate on front cover pastedown. Corners, edges, joints rubbed. Front free endpaper and following leaf detached. In better than good condition.
Item #21782
Price: $85.00
Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant. (Two volumes)
New York: Charles L. Webster, 1885. Frontispiece, 584p, maps, fold out; frontispiece, 647p, maps, plate, facsimile, indexed. 24 cm. Green cloth with gilt medallions on the covers, titling in gilt on the front covers and spines; short tears at the head of the spines, minor wear to the spine ends; tear in the front hinge paper of volume one, frontispiece offset on title page, page15/16 pulled, almost cracked; frontispiece, tissue guard, and title page of volume two slightly foxed; medallions are bright, so too the spines. In better than good condition.
Item #21819
Price: $600.00
The Saturday Evening Post. Ben Hibbs, ed.
The Saturday Evening Post.
Philadelphia: Curtis Publishing Company, December 7, 1946. 184p, illustrations, ads. Folio. Stapled wrappers. Cover art by Norman Rockwell. Authors include: Charles Ellsworth, Stanley F. Donat, Philip Wily, Irving Gainer Neiman, Neil Gardner White, Borden Chase. Corinne Griffith Marshal, "My Life with the Redskins." Address label on the front cover, top edge of front cover chipped. In very good condition.
Item #21697
Price: $60.00
How to Attract Men and Money: An intimate revelation for Women past eighteen. With some facts Men ought to know--especially those who wish to stage a come-back after experiencing defeat.
Meriden, Connecticut: The Ralston Society, 1940. 351p. 22 cm. First edition. Bound in purple textured and patterned cloth with titling in gilt on the front cover and spine. Corners slightly bumped, spine cloth slightly faded, part of gilt pattern on front cover discolored, as well as on spine; foxing on the front cover pastedown, non penetrating stain on top edge and fore edge, stain on the front free endpaper bottom fore edge corner, bottom endpapers slightly foxed, small stain in the gutter of the bottom cover. In better than good condition.
Item #21728
Price: $200.00

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