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And Both Shall Row

By Lordan, Beth

New York: Picador, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. fine; as unread; clean, tight, & attractive./fine; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; white paper covered boards with dark green spine strip; gilt spine lettering; 178 pp; sepia snapshot of two women in a rowboat on front of dj. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Honored as a Notable Book of 1998.


Recommendations and General Pland for a Comprehensive Passenger Subway System for the City of Chicago

By Arnold, Bion J.

n.a. ?: n.a., 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. very good; maps appear to have never been unfolded; slight repaired looseness at spine; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. 8 vo; dark green cloth boards; gilt spine lettering; 75 pp; 10 fold out maps charting the route; 13 fold out plates showing passenger stations, etc for each station on the proposed route. This is a unique and scarce publication in the history of Chicago transportation.


Come Along

By Caudill, Rebecca

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. ex-lib with usual markings & expected imperfections; front flyleaf absent; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Ellen Raskin. 16 mo; rectangular picture book format; pictorial library binding; 32 pp; color illust. throughout.


China Court

By Godden, rumer

New York: Viking Press, 1961. Hardcover. very good; clean, tight, & attractive. /very good; lightest bit of edgewear; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; mauve boards with silver decoration and author's initials on front board; silver spine lettering; 304 pp; + page explaining The Hours of the Day in early usage; endpapers illustrate the family tree of those in the China Court; green dj. A serial version of this book appeared in the Ladies Home Journal.


Irish Bulls and Puns

By Kelly, H.P.

New York: Carey-Stafford Co., 1906. Hardcover. very good; light toning to spine; all else-clean, tight, and attractive.. 12 mo; textured ivory boards with dark green illust. of court jester; dark green spine lettering; 160 pp.


The Tale of Gargantua and King Arthur

By Girault, Francois

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. very good; p.o.'s name on front flyleaf; all else-clean, tight, & attractive./light edge chipping; Girault's name is in ink under the title. dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; green paper boards with ivory spine strip, gilt spine lettering; 132 pp; includes: preface, introduction,appendix, and glossary; text is in French. Tan dj, no illust. "Recent Harvard Books" listed on rear of dj.


Chicago's Left Bank

By Smith, Alson J.

Chicago: Henry Regnacy, 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. very good; p.o.'s gift inscription of front flyleaf; all else-clean, tight and attractive. . 8 vo; maroon cloth textured boards; gilt spine lettering; 273 pp; includes 8 pp of b/w photos of Chicago literati and an index of names from Frank Adams to Anders Zorn.


Yours and Mine

By Geibler, Peter and Almud Kunert (translated by Anthea Bell)

London: Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. very good; clean, tight, & attractive/light edgewear; all else-clean and attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Almud Kunert. 4 to; color illust. front board continuing to rear board; bright orange endpapers; unpaged; illust. dj. Stunning color illust. trace the magical descriptions of two children comparing their imaginary friends.


None Dare Call It Treason

By Stormer, John A.

Florissant, Mo: Liberty Bell Press, 1964. 20th printing. Mass market paperback. very good; as unread; clean, tight, & attractive.. mass market paperback; 256 pp. Turning point in the American political Conservative movement; Red Scare bible.


Simon Kenton

By Clark, Thomas

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1943. Hardcover. good;small black marks at top of front board; spine bottom is frayed; front endpaper absent; all else-clean, tight, and attractive.. Edward Shenton. 8 vo; gray boards with dark blue lettering on front board and spine.275 pp; includes bibliography; b/w illust. throughout.


Pumpkin Pie

By Ziefert, Harriet

New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. very good; one small nick at top edge of front board; all else-clean, tight, & attractive. . Donald Dreifuss. 4 to; glossy illust. boards; unpaged; colorful paintings throughout. Beautiful paintings of goats and everything you ever wanted to know about goats.


Northern Lullaby

By Carlstrom, Nancy White

New York: Philomel, 1992. 1st impression. Hardcover. very good; exlib with usual markings and expected imperfections; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; /good; several repaired edge tears; all else-clean and attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Leo and Diane Dillon. 4 to; bright lilac boards with impression of Eskimo child's warm slippers; black spine strip; silver spine lettering; unpaged; full page color illust. throughout. A kind of "Goodnight, Moon" book with an Alaskian point of view. Stunning color illust.


Of All Places

By Abbe, Patience, Richard and Johnny

New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1937. Hardcover. good; sun fading to part of front board and spine; p.o.'s bookplate attached inside front board; photograph of the three children and a clipped newspaper article attached to front endpaper; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. 8 vo; light green boards; gilt lettering on front board and spine; 233 pp; b/w photos throughout. The second book in the precocious Abbe children's tales of their adventures.


Look Homeward Angel

By Wolfe, Thomas

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947. Special Illust. ed.. very good; light soil to boards; all else-clean, tight, & attractive./good +; several repaired tears; edge shelfwear; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Douglas Gorsline. 4 to; light taupe boards; front board has black/gilt oval imprint of an angel; spine has black title block with black imprint of telephone pole and publisher's block at spine bottom; 662 pp; stunning b/w illust. and 12 full page illust. Rust colored dj with an illust. of man and angel looking over grave stones. Same illust. appears on rear of dj. Douglas Gorsline, well known artist and close friend of the author has done more than 100 illustrations for this edition. "The drawings have the dramatic vitality, accuracy of detail and vivid revelation of character that the story requires...."


The Cricket on the Hearth

By Dickens, Charles

Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Co., circa 1899. Hardcover. Good; moderate soiling and shelfwear. all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. unknown. 16 mo; mauve spine strip with gilt decoration and lettering wrapped around spine and rear board; right half of front board is paper paste on of dainty white floweres with gilt decoration; no copyright page; b/w illust. throughout; 192 pp +31 pp of Altemus title in various series.


The Playboy Advisor Revisited

By N.A.

Chicago: Playboy Press, 1974. Mass market paperback. very good; clean, tight, & attractive.. Mass market paperback; 184 pp; b/w illust. throughout. A real collector's fine copy.


Silk screen Methods of Reproduction

By Zahn, Bert

Chicago: Frederick J. drake & Co., 1935. 1st Edition. Hardcover. very good; light shelfwear; all else-clean, tight, & attractive. . 12 mo; maroon textured boards with gilt front board and spine lettering; marbleized endpapers; 193 pp; includes index; b/w illust. and diagrams throughout.


The Long Wait

By Spillane

New York: The New American Library (Signet 932), 1952. fourth printing. Mass market paperback. very good; 2 small creases on front wrap; light toning to text pages; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. mass market paperback; 192 pp; #6 in Spillane's series.


The Kept

By Scott, james

New York: Harper Collins, 2014. Later printing. Hardcover. very good; sm. remainder dot at bottom of text block; all else-clean, tight, & attractive./very good; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; gray boards with darker gray spine strip; silver spine lettering; decorated endpapers; 357 pp; illust. dj. author's first novel


Moon Face

By London, Jack

New York: Regent, 1906. Hardcover. very good; small dampness stain at bottom right edge of front board; small hole on p 271; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. 8 vo; tan textured boards with red stylilized graphic on front board; black title and black spine lettering; 273 pp. Moon Face is the title story; also contains seven other stories.


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