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Curtis and Allied Families
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Curtis and Allied Families

By Curtis, Oscar Franklin

Bloomington. Bloomington: Self Published. As New with no dust jacket. 1995. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. No defects, book is As New. Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt titles. . Geneology of the Curtis family, as well as a shorter study of the Campbell, Hale, Logan, Raymond, Rowley, Schmedeke, and Schmiedeke families. Index. 241 p. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 241 pages. A7 .

$75.00

Playboy (January 1989) Vol. 36 No. 1 (Collector's Edition) 35th  Anniversary Issue
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Playboy (January 1989) Vol. 36 No. 1 (Collector's Edition) 35th Anniversary Issue

By Hefner, Hugh, Ed.

Chicago. Chicago: Playboy Enterprises, Inc.. Fine with no dust jacket. 1989. Brunetiere Edition. Hardcover. No defects. Pages are clean, binding is tight; book appears unread. This is a hardcover book bound in black faux leather with bright silver titles and decoration to front cover and spine. . . Black boards with silver bunny decoration on front cover and silver lettering. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED (to "Ed") by Christie Hefner, at that time President of Playboy Enterprises, Inc. This fabulous issue presents some of the best of Playboy from the preceding 35 years, including written contributions by Woody Allen, Jack Kerouac, Fidel Castro, John Wayne, John Updike, Jules Feiffer, Dr. Martin Luther King, Truman Capote, Jimmy Carter, and many others. It also includes nude photos of Marilyn Monroe, Brigitte Bardot, Anita Ekberg, Carroll Baker, Catherine Deneuve, Ursula Andress, Raquel Welch, Margot Kidder, Marilyn Chambers, Linda Evans, Vanna White, Madonna, Bo Derek, Kim Basinger and dozens of other beauties. This is a Fine copy with no defects. Gift quality. Scarce in this binding, very scarce signed. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 350 pages. M1 .

$205.00

From the Kumbaz to the Kafkan: Jewish and Palestinian Costumes
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From the Kumbaz to the Kafkan: Jewish and Palestinian Costumes

By Benzoor, Nina

Haifa. Haifa: The Museum of Music and Ethnology. Fine. 1995. 1st Edition. Softcover. No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Text is in English and Hebrew. This is an exhibition catalog. 90 garments are described, many with illustrations. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 55 pages. G4 .

$65.00

Serge With Confidence
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Serge With Confidence

By Zieman, Nancy

Krause Publications. Fine. 2006. 1st Edition. Softcover. No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Gives more than a hundred tips, techniques and projects that "anyone can do." Gift quality. . Trade PB. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 128 pages. G0 .

$22.50

Danger-Heavy Goods: Driving the Toughest, Most Dangerous Roads in the World
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Danger-Heavy Goods: Driving the Toughest, Most Dangerous Roads in the World

By Hutchison, Robert A.

William Morrow & Co. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1988. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine book in a VG" dust jacket. Jacket is a bit rubbed, a little creased at top edge, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . The story of the 16,000-mile-long run from Blackpool, England through Europe, behind the Iron Curtain, to Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia. A beautiful copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 288 pages. E5 .

$50.00

Hunting for Hope: a Father's Journeys
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Hunting for Hope: a Father's Journeys

By Sanders, Scott Russell

Beacon Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1998. 1st Printing. Hardcover. No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . SIGNED, DATED AND INSCRIBED by the author on the first endpaper. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 240 pages. Signed by Author. E2 .

$30.00

The Defensive Use of the Handgun for the Novice
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The Defensive Use of the Handgun for the Novice

By Williams, Mason

Springfield, Ill. . Springfield, Ill.: Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1978. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Light and minor foxing to fore-edge of pages and half-title page, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Printed on coated paper, profusely illustrated. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 226 pages. S3 .

$30.00

Handbook of Square Dances
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Handbook of Square Dances

By Bossing, Ed, Comp.

Chicago. Chicago: H. T. Fitzsimons. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1951. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine book in VG jacket. Dust jacket is rippled, now in protective mylar sleeve. Book has no defects. Bright green cloth covers, pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . An illustrated handbook to the art of square dancing. A beautiful copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 138 pages. D7 .

$20.00

Farm Crops: Judging, Identification and Grading
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Farm Crops: Judging, Identification and Grading

By Staten, Hi W. ; Melvin D. Jones

Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Blakiston Company. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1951. Hardcover. Slight sunning to spine, minor corner bump to front cover. Green cloth covers with silver titles. . Designed as a comprehensive textbook in judging and identification of farm crops and the training of judging teams in high schools and colleges. Glossary, bibliography, index. Illustrated with b/w photos. Printed on coated paper. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 251 pages. C1 .

$22.50

The Edinburgh Review, or Critical Journal: December 1835 .... January  1836, Vol. LXIL
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The Edinburgh Review, or Critical Journal: December 1835 .... January 1836, Vol. LXIL

By Longman

Edinburgh. Edinburgh: Longman. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1836. Hardcover. A little foxing to endpapers and a few pages, hinges starting. Book has been rebound with new boards and endpapers. . Among many others, critical articles review: "Travels in Ethiopia" by G. A. Hoskins; "On the diffusion of knowledge amongst the middle classes" by James Williamson; "The Whigs, their prospects and policy" by Capel Lofft; "An essay on the origin and formation of the romance languages" by George Cornewall Lewis; and "Thoughts on the study of mathematics as a part of a liberal education" by William Whewell. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 540 pages. L5 .

$80.00

25 Years of Shorthorns
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25 Years of Shorthorns

By Potter, Paul

Fairbury Record Print. Co. Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket. 1972. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Black boards are a little rubbed, top page ends slightly spotted. Bright gilt titles to front cover and spine. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. Jacket is fragile and brittle, now protected by mylar sleeve. Jacket has small chips and tears, light soil and rubbing to back panel. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR on first endpaper. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos. A handsome copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 540 pages. Signed by Author. B6 .

$90.00

Karjalan Kielta Ja Kansankulttuuria
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Karjalan Kielta Ja Kansankulttuuria

By Virtaranta, Helmi Ja Pertti

Helsinki. Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura. Very Good. 1990. Softcover. Book is cocked with scattered ink marks on some pages. . Printed on glossy paper, illustrated with photos. Text is entirely in the Finnish language. Previous owner was Felix Oinas, Estonian scholar at Indiana University until his passing in 2004. There is a lengthy inscription to Oinas by the author on a card glued to the inside of the back cover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. . Suomalais-Ugrilaisen Seuran Toimituksia 205 Series. Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 445 pages. Signed by Author. K2 .

$65.00

The Asian Newspapers' Reluctant Revolution
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The Asian Newspapers' Reluctant Revolution

By Lent, John A.

Ames. Ames: Iowa State Univ Press. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. 1971. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Jacket is rubbed on surfaces, edgewear, small chips and tears, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Slight rubbing to bottom edge of yellow cloth boards, remainder mark to bottom page ends. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . History, contemporary description and critical analysis of the newspaper presses of 15 Asian countries, through the 1960s. . Remainder. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 373 pages. I1 .

$21.50

The Circus from Rome to Ringling
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The Circus from Rome to Ringling

By May, Earl Chapin

NY. NY: Duffield and Green. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1932. 1st Edition. Later Printing. Hardcover. Yellow cloth covers are lightly soiled, small tear at foot of spine, rubbed at extremities, slightly shaken. Owners' names and blindstamps on preliminary pages, which are also slightly soiled and foxed. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Pages tight and clean. History of the circus, illustrated with 40 photographs (plates). A solid copy. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 332 pages. H2 .

$21.50

The Sexual Outlaw
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The Sexual Outlaw

By Rechy, John

NY. NY: Grove Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1977. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Dust jacket has very light edgewear, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . A non-fiction account of three days and three nights in the sexual underground. A beautiful copy of the first edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 307 pages. G3 .

$30.00

The Federal Role in Urban Mass Transportation
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The Federal Role in Urban Mass Transportation

By Smerk, George M.

Bloomington. Bloomington: Indiana U. Press. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1991. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Jacket is stressed at extremities, rubbed, vertical crease on front flap, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has no defects. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Scholarly work in twelve chapters. By all accounts, a classic study. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 391 pages. E4 .

$30.00

Panders and Their White Slaves
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Panders and Their White Slaves

By Roe, Clifford G.

NY. NY: Fleming H. Revell. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1910. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Book is in beautiful condition, with just a bit of rubbing to black cloth covers and small stains on a few pages. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . Non-fiction book describing panders (procurers of young girls) who kidnap girls and turn them into slaves for shameful purposes. An early book describing a practice that is still going on. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 224 pages. D2 .

$45.00

Meister Karl's Sketch-Book
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Meister Karl's Sketch-Book

By Leland, Charles G.

Upper Saddle River, NJ. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Literature House / Gregg Press. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1970. Facsimile Reprint. Hardcover. Blue cloth covers are a bit rubbed. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . Facsimile reprint of a book originally published by Parry & McMillan in 1855. Includes an additional 32 pages of ads. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 338 pages. C5 .

$20.00

Practical Radio Television (Two 5-Inch-Thick Binders, 60 Booklets)
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Practical Radio Television (Two 5-Inch-Thick Binders, 60 Booklets)

By National Radio Institute (Various Authors)

Washington, D. C.. Washington, D. C.: National Radio Institute. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1950. Softcover. About 60 pamphlets or booklets from the National Radio Institute bound together in two binders, each about 5 inches thick. Booklets are from 1947-1950. Some covers are worn and faded, but most are in very good condition. A few have slightly worn edges, and there is some writing in pencil on many of the booklets, especially in the Lesson Questions at the end of each booklet.. . These publications comprise a set of technical instructional booklets, designed for school study, perhaps home study. Each booklet treats a different topic. Examples are: How Tuned Circuits Function; How Signal Currents are Kept in Correct Paths; How Oscillators Operate in AM, FM, and TV Receivers; Vacuum Tube Voltmeters; Cathode Ray Oscilloscopes; Automatic Tuning Control Systems; How to Eliminate hum, Squeals and Motorboating. The booklets vary in length, averaging about 30 pages in length. They are illustrated with technical circuit diagrams and photographs. Scarce as a collection. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. ~2700 pages. G0 .

$80.00

Time Magazine February 1, 1982 [Franklin Roosevelt]
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Time Magazine February 1, 1982 [Franklin Roosevelt]

By Editor, Time Magazine

Time, Inc.. Very Good. 1982. Softcover. Cover: President Franklin Roosevelt. "The New Deal: FDR's Disputed Legacy. " 24p. Special section evaluates the New Deal, many b/w photos. Removed mailing label has also removed top layer of cover under the label. . C0 .

$25.00

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