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Letters from the Earth

By Twain, Mark; DeVoto, Bernard (editor)

NY: Harper and Row. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and mildly rubbed . and chipped.. 1962. Later Printing. Hardcover. Black cloth. ix, 303 pages. Editor’s notes. “These essays on the human condition tingle with irrepressible life. Some people will find here more proof that Mark Twain was basically a pessimist. I think they prove that a mind like his can never die or be forgotten. ” .


Nihonga: Contemporary Japanese Paintings in the Traditional Style

By Tsukamoto, Yoko; Milliken, Alexander F. ; Tsuchiya, Sachiko

Ryoko Co., Ltd.. Very Good. 1987. First Printing. Softcover. Pictorial softcover. Text in English and Japanese, color photo illustrations. Exhibition catalog for a March 1987 show in NYC featuring nine masters of this artistic style. ; 36 pages .


Delaware and Hudson: The History of an Important Railroad Whose Antecedent Was a Canal Network to Transport Coal

By Shaughnessy, Jim

Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Small stain on heal of spine and . bottom of rear board. Jacket price-clipped, chipped, with closed tear.. 1967. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Tan cloth binding. Numerous illustrations and black and white photos, bibliography, roster of locomotives, index. Xii, 476 pages. Frontispiece illustration in color, black and white photographs and illustrations, maps, equipment roster, bibliography and index. “Delaware & Hudson is a definitive work, encompassing the mining of the region and detailing the steamboat operations on Lake George and Champlain. ”; 4to 11" - 13" tall .


The Land of Froud

By Froud, Brian; Larkin, David (editor)

NY: Peacock Press/Bantam Books. Very Good; Covers mildly soiled, rubbed and faded at spine.. 1977. First Printing. Softcover. 0553010557 . Pictorial softcover. Unpaginated. Introductory essay, black and white and color illustrations. An early collection of fantasy illustrations from the English artist and designer. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .


An Exhibition of One Hundred Photographs by Heinrich Kuhn

By Kuhn, Heinrich; Kicken, Rudolf (editor)

Munich, Germany: Stefan Lennert. Very Good; Cover and page edges mildly toned,. 1981. First Printing. Softcover. Introductory biography, catalog notes, and essays. An exhibition catalogue for a showing of the artist's work in Germany, the United States, and France in the early 1980s. Price list laid in. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 74 pages .


Andre Kertesz: Photographer

By Szarkowski, John

NY: The Museum of Modern Art. Very Good; Covers toned, lower corner bumped.. 1964. First Printing. Softcover. Pictorial softcover. Introductory essay, black and white photographs, selected bibliography, and brief chronology. A review copy of this monograph published in conjunction with an exhibition of the artist's photographs at the Museum in the mid-1960s. Promotional press release laid in. ; 63 pages .


German Art in the 20th Century

By Roh, Franz; Roh, Juliane

Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Page edges and jacket toned. Slipcase . toned with author, title, and a price written on the back.. 1968. First US Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth. Black and white and color illustrations, black and white photographs, index and sources. A history of the nation's art focused on Expressionism, New Objectivity, the Bauhaus, organics, and kinetics with information on National Socialism, “Degenerate Art”, and “Germany's Loss in Artists” who were sent into exile or silenced. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 516 pages .


Henry Yevele: C. 1320 to 1400, the Life of an English Architect

By Harvey, John H.

London: B. T. Batsford Ltd.. Good in Good dust jacket; Boards sunned, fore-edges foxed, owner name on . front free endpaper, jacket price-clipped, closed tear, lightly soiled and . foxed.. 1946. Second Printing. Hardcover. Orange cloth. x, 86 pages. Color frontispiece illustration, black and white illustrations and photos, appendix, bibliography, chronology, and index. An illustrated biography of the English architect of the Middle Ages and early proponent of the “Perpendicular”. .


Folk-Toys/ Les Jouets Populaires

By Hercik, Emanuel

Prague: Artia. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket toned and lightly chipped at . edges, owner name and address penciled on ffep.. 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Tan decorated cloth. 66pp of illustrated text in English and French, followed by 176 color plates. Bibliography. Beautiful color examples of handmade folk toys from prehistoric times through the early 20th century and from cultures around the world. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .


How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of Our Common Wild Flowers

By Dana, Mrs. William Starr

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, front hinge cracked, . shaken, bookplate on front pastedown.. 1913. Second Edition. Hardcover. Beautiful green cloth decorated binding with Art Nouveau botanical design in gray and black with gilt lettering on front boards. 108 plates, including some in color, by Marion Satterlee and Elsie Louise Shaw. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


Jean Dubuffet: Partitions 1980-81, Psycho-Sites 1981

By Ratcliff, Carter

NY: The Pace Gallery. Very Good; Puzzle still in shrinkwrap, spine and edges of rear cover toned.. 1982. First Printing. Softcover. 093860810X . Softcover with puzzle and die-cut belly band. Unpaginated. Jigsaw puzzle front cover, black and white and color illustrations, and previous exhibitions listing. An exhibition catalogue of the artist's work produced in the early 1980s. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .


Nothing Quite like Kipling Had Happened Before: Some Little Memories of a Great Man

By Kernahan, Coulson

London: The Epworth Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Owner name, two page clipping toned. Jacket . tape-repaired, chipped, and toned at spine and top of rear panel.. 1944. First Printing. Hardcover. Gray cloth. Black and white frontispiece photo. A collection of the authors reminiscences of Rudyard Kipling and other notable Victorians. ; 77 pages .


A. Gorky: Drawings by Arshile Gorky

By Gorky, A.

NY: Walker and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards scuffed, top rear corner . bumped, jacket toned.. 1970. First US Edition. Hardcover. Cream paper boards. Unpaginated. 22 full page drawings produced by the artist from 1935-1946. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .


The Transformation of Bigfoot: Maleness, Power, and Belief Among the Chipewyan

By Sharp, Henry S.

Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1988. First Printing. Hardcover. 0874748488 . Orange paper boards quarter-bound in dark blue cloth. xx, 182 pages. Chart and bibliography. A study of a lone group of Chipewyan Indians in Canada's Northwest Territory during the hunting season investigating the complex dynamics of an egalitarian hunting society. .


Art and Labor: Ruskin, Morris, and the Craftsman Ideal in America

By Boris, Eileen

Philadelphia: Temple University Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1986. First Printing. Hardcover. 087722384X . Dark red cloth. xviii, 261 pages + 1 page series list. Black and white illustrations and photos, notes, and index. A study of the Arts and Crafts movement and its practitioners explored within the context of the conflicting moral, economic, and societal attitudes of the times. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


Fair Clear and Terrible:  The Story of Shiloh, Maine
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Fair Clear and Terrible: The Story of Shiloh, Maine

By Nelson, Shirley

Latham, NY: British American Publishing. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket chipped and rubbed along the . edges.. 1989. First Printing. Hardcover. 0945167172 . Mauve paper boards quarter-bound in gray cloth. x, 447 pages. Black and white photos and illustrations, bibliography, and acknowledgements. A history of the Shiloh religious movement and its leader Fred Weston Sanford. Inscribed by the author on the title page. ; Signed by Author .


Conversations with Claude Levi-Strauss
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Conversations with Claude Levi-Strauss

By Levi-Strauss, Claude; Eribon, Didier

Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1991. 1st US printing. Hardcover. 0226474755 . Gray cloth. viii, 184 pages. Index of names. Topics discussed include the Parisian intelligentsia, existentialism, anthropology, and philosophy. .


American Folklore and the Historian

By Dorson, Richard M.

Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket mildly rubbed.. 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. 0226158683 . Black cloth. xii, 239 pages. References and index. A study of the methods and ideas with which historical scholars must familiarize themselves with to make the best use of documented and oral folk sources. .


John and William Bartram: Botanists and Explorers, 1699-1777, 1739-1823

By Earnest, Ernest

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered.. 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. 1512811378 . Glassine dust jacket. Blue cloth binding. vi, 187pp, index. Foreword by Conway Zirkle. Biography of the father and son botanists of early America, who pioneered many discoveries in the fields of botany and taxonomy. Bibliographical note, frontispiece portrait of John Bartram.; Pennsylvania Lives .


The Beast Was out There: The 28th Infantry Black Lions and the Battle of Ong Thanh, Vietnam, October 1967

By Shelton, Brig. Gen. James E.

Chicago: Cantigny First Division Foundation. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2002. Hardcover. 0739436627 . Foreword by David Maraniss. xxiv, 356pp. Many black and white photos. ; Cantigny Military History Series .


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