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The Fourth World of the Hopis ; The Epic Story of the Hopi Indians As  Preserved in Their Legends and Traditions The Epic Story of the Hopi  Indians As Preserved in Their Legends and Traditions
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The Fourth World of the Hopis ; The Epic Story of the Hopi Indians As Preserved in Their Legends and Traditions The Epic Story of the Hopi Indians As Preserved in Their Legends and Traditions

By Courlander, Harold

University of New Mexico Press. Very Good. 1992. sover. 0826310117 . Fifth printing. 239 pages. Illustrated. A clean copy with some light edge wear with tight binding and no marks or corner turns. Notes, a pronunciation guide, and a glossary enhance the reader's appreciation of the text.; 8.9 X 5.9 X 0.5 inches; 239 pages .

$16.50

Tales of the Home Folks in Peace and War
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Tales of the Home Folks in Peace and War

By Harris, Joel Chandler

New York: Mckinlay, Stone & Mackenzie. Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued. N.D.. First Thus. Hardcover. Maroon-red cloth, blind stamped cover with gilt spine lettering and decoration. Booklovers Edition. c 1915. Decorative endpages. 417 pages. Illustrated by E Boyd Smith including frontispiece. Former owners Chinese Chop on lower ffep. Bumped corners, worn ends and a small nick on the back cover. else a clean tight copy. ; 8vo .

$11.25

Sister Jane Her Friends and Acquaintances: A narrative of certain events  and episodes transcribed from the papers of the late William Wornum
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Sister Jane Her Friends and Acquaintances: A narrative of certain events and episodes transcribed from the papers of the late William Wornum

By Harris, Joel Chandler

New York: Mckinlay, Stone & Mackenzie. Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued. 1896. First Thus. Hardcover. Maroon-red cloth, blind stamped cover, gilt spine lettering and decoration. Booklovers Edition. Decorative endpages. 363 pages. Frontispiece portrait of Harris. Illustrated with small stick figures scattered throughout. Former owners Chinese Chop on lower ffep. Mildly bumped corners and worn ends; title page seperated about 1 inch from the bottom. Overall, an attractive tight copy. ; 8vo .

$11.25

Balamm and His Master
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Balamm and His Master

By Harris, Joel Chandler

New York: Mckinlay, Stone & Mackenzie. Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued. 1919. First Thus. Hardcover. Maroon-red cloth, blind stamped cover with gilt spine lettering and decoration. Booklovers Edition. Decorative endpages. 293 pages. Frontispiece. Illustrated with small stick figures scattered throughout. Former owners Chinese Chop on lower ffep. Mildly bumped corners and worn ends and small tear on the ffep/frontispiece without touching the image, otherwise a clean tight copy. ; 8vo .

$11.25

Little Mr. Thimblefinger
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Little Mr. Thimblefinger

By Harris, Joel Chandler

New York: Mckinlay, Stone & Mackenzie. Good. 1922. First Thus. Hardcover. Maroon red blind stamped cover with gilt spine lettering and decoration. Booklovers Edition. Decorative endpages. 230 pages. Illustrated by Oliver Herford including frontispiece. Split gutter on title page, remains snugly bound. Former owners Chinese Chop on lower ffep. Bumped corners else a clean tight copy. ; 8vo .

$11.25

Swine Lake
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Swine Lake

By Marshall, James; Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)

Harpercollins. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. 0062051717 . First printing. Near fine with light erasure ffep. The dust jacket is about near fine, unclipped but with some light shelf wear and back cover scuff. A delightful story of intended mayhem turned! Sendak's illustrations are a story in themselves. An exceptionally nice copy of a wonderfully told story. ; 9.4 X 8.1 X 0.5 inches; 40 pp pages .

$22.50

Best in Children's Books Volume 39: Black Beauty and Ginger, Mother Goose  Nusery Rhymes, the Nightingale, Lost in the Apple Cave, the Cow Who Fell  in the Canal, the True Book of Space, Wee Brigit O'Toole, Pets around the  World, Little Eddie, Junk Collect
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Best in Children's Books Volume 39: Black Beauty and Ginger, Mother Goose Nusery Rhymes, the Nightingale, Lost in the Apple Cave, the Cow Who Fell in the Canal, the True Book of Space, Wee Brigit O'Toole, Pets around the World, Little Eddie, Junk Collect

By Sewell, Anna, Hans Christian Andersen, Carolyn Sherwin Bailey, Phyllis Krasilovsky, Illa Podendorf, Ruth and Richard Holberg, Carolyn Haywood, Juniper Sage,

Garden City, New York: Nelson, Doubleday. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Bright copy. Presumed first edition with "Printed in the United States of America; no code on the dj; but with "47H" on page 151(Rare Books Digest. April 10, 2011). The dust jacket has a closed tear on the front panel, discoloration on the bottom front and rear (inside) flap corners and back cove as well as being modestly edge worn. Clear removable protective cover added. From 1957- 1961published a multi-volume work entitled Best in Children's Books. In all there were 42 volumes published, each issued with a full color dust jacket. Many of the illustrators are of note; in this volume: Richard Scarry, Earl Thollander, Aldren A. Watson, Marguerite de Angeli, Colleen Browning and Peter Spier and more. ; 8vo .

$28.50

Troy and the Trojans. Volume 33
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Troy and the Trojans. Volume 33

By Blegen, Carl W.

New York: Frederick A. Praeger. Near Fine. 1963. Hardcover. Bright blue cloth with gilt decorative figure and lettering. An exceptionally handsome copy with a few edge fox marks. 240 pages. Illustrated with 67 photographs, 41 line drawings, and 1 map. This is volume 33 in the series Ancient Peoples and Places. General Editor is Dr. Clyn Daniel. Carl William Blegen (1887 – 1971) was an American archaeologist who worked on the site of Pylos in Greece and Troy in modern-day Turkey. He directed the University of Cincinnati excavations of the mound of Hisarlik, the site of Troy, from 1932 to 1938. Using material gleaned from the famous Cincinnati Expedition, as well as from his own exhaustive scholarship and fieldwork, Blegen takes us chapter by chapter through seven Troy "settlements," covering the period 3000 to 1000 B.C. ; Ancient Peoples and Places; 8vo .

$26.25

The High Kings
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The High Kings

By Chant, Joy

Bantam. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. 0553050451 . Illustrated by George Sharp. Light tone on the DJ spine along with minor edge wear. Small spot inside the back cover. A solid, attractive copy. The High Kings, took second place in the Locus Poll Award, won the 1984 World Fantasy Special Award for Professional Work. and was also a nominee of the Hugo Award for Best Non-Fiction Book.; 10.20 X 7.90 X 1 inches; 237 pages .

$22.50

A History of the Ostrogoths
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A History of the Ostrogoths

By Burns, Thomas S.

Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. 0253328314 . Pristine book with very slight ding on the DJ edge. Xvii, 1-299 pp. Extensive Notes & Bliography. Index. This work "traces their initial contact with the Roman world in the third century through the dissolution of their kingdom in Italy in 554. It depicts early Ostrogothic society and studies the interactions between these barbarians and the Roman Empire - relations and exchanges which played an important role in the metamorphosis, rise, and fall of Ostrogothic society."; 9.20 X 6.40 X 1.30 inches; 320 pages .

$22.50

Warriors of Arthur
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Warriors of Arthur

By Matthews, John & Bob Stewart & R. J. Stewart & Richard Hook

Blandford Pr. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1988. Hardcover. 0713719001 . Hardcover in Burgundy boards in Fine unmarked condition in Fine jacket. " Details the culture, weapons and places associated with King Arthur and compares his true sixth century origins to the romances and chronicles of the Middle Ages " ; 10 X 7.80 X 0.90 inches; 192 pp pages .

$7.50

The Supremes ;  A Saga of Motown Dreams, Success, and Betrayal  A Saga of  Motown Dreams, Success, and Betrayal
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The Supremes ; A Saga of Motown Dreams, Success, and Betrayal A Saga of Motown Dreams, Success, and Betrayal

By Ribowsky, Mark

Da Capo Press. Fine. 2010. Softcover. 0306818736 . As New Trade paperback " The Supremes is a sprawling tale of unforgettable music, cutthroat ambition, and heartbreaking betrayal. Mark Ribowsky explodes Dreamgirl fantasies by taking the reader behind the closed doors of Motown to witness the rise of group leader Diana Ross, the creation of timeless classics like “Where Did Our Love Go?,” and the dramatic power struggles within Detroit's fabled music factory. " ; 8.90 X 5.98 X 1.42 inches; 480 pp pages .

$7.50

The Gigantic Book of Pirate Stories
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The Gigantic Book of Pirate Stories

By Brennan, Steve

Skyhorse Publishing. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2007. Hardcover. 1602391564 . Hardcover in red boards w black cloth spine, in Fine unmarked condition in Fine jacket. " Anyone who loves a good story full of excitement, adventure, thrills, and laughs will find this massive collection (more than 800 pages!) irresistible. Over the years, thousands of tales both true and fantastic have been told about the dastardly thievery of pirates, and their rum-drunk exploits and high-seas violence never fail to delight. Compiled here are more than 100 of the very best pirate yarns ever created on history’s most debaucherous scalawags. The stories, songs, and verses include writing by Daniel Defoe, Mark Twain, Joseph Conrad, James Fenimore Cooper, Robert Louis Stevenson, and many more. This is 800 pages of true treasure! " ; 9.30 X 7.80 X 2.50 inches; 800 pp pages .

$11.25

The Complete Illustrated Book of Card Magic: The Principles and  Professional Techniques Fully Revealed in Text and Photographs
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The Complete Illustrated Book of Card Magic: The Principles and Professional Techniques Fully Revealed in Text and Photographs

By Gibson, Walter B

Garden City, New York: Doubleday. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1969. Hardcover. 0385063148 . Fully illustrated text 454 pp + [16] page illustrated, first appearance, glossary of terms. Without the original dust jacket, this book remains clean, straight and tightly bound. Walter Brown Gibson (1897 – 1985) was an American author and professional magician, who was perhaps best known for his work on the pulp fiction character The Shadow. Gibson, under the pen-name Maxwell Grant. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall .

$22.50

Sharing Literature With Children: A Thematic Anthology
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Sharing Literature With Children: A Thematic Anthology

By Butler, Francelia

New York & London: Longman. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Wonderful color dust jacket by Maurice Sendak even with some surface damage and short closed tear, remains attractive. Now in clear archival cover. The green cloth covered board has a small stain on the spines tail and lightly worn edges. xx + 492 pages. A thematically arranged anthology of folklore, myths, fiction, poetry, biographies, and essays. A handsome copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$18.75

The Voyage of the "Dawn Treader"  ; The Chronicles of Narnia
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The Voyage of the "Dawn Treader" ; The Chronicles of Narnia

By LEWIS, C. S.

COLLINS. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1997. Hardcover. 0001831798 . Hardcover in blue boards Very Good in Good jacket. " Through this enchanted painting Edmund and Lucy, accompanied by their unwilling and unpleasant cousin Eustace, once again enter the magical world of Narnia. " ; The Chronicles of Narnia; 8.58 X 5.28 X 0.87 inches; 192 pp pages .

$7.50

Book of Nursery and Mother Goose Rhymes
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Book of Nursery and Mother Goose Rhymes

By de Angeli, Marguerite

Garden City N. Y.: Doubleday & Co.. Fair. 1954. Hardcover. Tan cloth with blue & orange lettering. 192 pp. de Angeli's beautiful illustrations throughout, many are in full color. Index. Worn ends and corners, soiled cover along with finger soil and spots inside. Loose (not broken) front hinge. A nice reading copy. ; 8vo .

$13.50

The Ruinous Face
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The Ruinous Face

By Hewlett, Maurice

New York: Harper. Very Good. 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Frontispiece and 3 plates with all cover tissue's red lettered. Beautiful boarder illustrations on all pages. 43 pp. The story of Helen of Troy. First section loose. Spine title faded, else bright and clean with worn corner tips and ends. ; 8vo .

$18.75

Shadow in the Bridge World
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Shadow in the Bridge World

By Wiss, Mike Dorn

White Rock, BC: JBF Press. Very Good+. 1993. Softcover. Signed by Author; 0969721307 . Signed by the author. Some surface warping and a readers crease. A collection of thirteen short stories of bridge told with humour and panache, and played in varied locations: on a Hawai`ian cruise, on a corporate jet, on a Rocky Mountain train ride, in an exclusive country club, and many other settings. Lauded by Eric Kokish of the Montreal Gazette,Alan Truscott of the New York Times, Linda Lee of Canadian Masterpoint, Paul Soloway, world #1 masterpoint holder, Zia, man about world, and many other top professionals. ; 8.40 X 5.50 X 0.70 inches; 200 pages .

$6.00

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By Untermeyer, Louis

Random House. Fine. 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Bound in heavily decorated cloth covers in red and black. Richly illustrated. Book has no wear. Slipcase has a touch of rubbing. Clean copy with clean internals. ; 8vo ; 149 pp pages .

$13.50

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