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Kitchens Near and Far

By Herman Smith

New York: M. Barrows, 1944. Light wear/soiling to covers, 1944 Christmas Seal on flyleaf, name and date on back of flyleaf, inscribed by the author on the flyleaf. Jacket complete, worn and chipped at edges. Dozens of interesting old recipes.. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Blue Cloth. Very Good/Fair. Illus. by Eleanora Sense.


Doctors Philatelic - Five Volumes

By Oscar Gottfried

New York: American Physician These are paper covered booklets published between 1954 and 1966. Written for stamp collectors, they document stamps printed around the world to honor physicians. All stamps are shown, and include a commentary about the person or persons pictured. Included are: the original booklet, "Doctors Philatelic", first edition, 1954, inscribed and signed on the flyleaf by the author, 96 pages, very nice condition in blue wrappers. Second item is Supplement #1, 1958, 16 pgs, nice shape. Third, Supplement #2, inscribed and signed by the author on the flyleaf, 1962, a couple of inches torn from lower right front cover corner, 30 pgs. Fourth, Supplement #3, inscribed and signed on the flyleaf bu the author, 1964, 24 pages. Five, Supplement #4, inscribed and signed by the author on the flyleaf, 1966, 45 pages. Great reference resource for the stamp collector.. Inscribed By Author. Paper. Very Good+.


Child Life in Art

By Estelle M. Hurll

Boston: L.C. Page, 1898. Slight wear at spine ends and corners, binding just a bit loose. Bookplate inside front cover, with an inscription and signature from the author below it. Inscription dated:" March 11, 1919 at the Author's Club". Blue cloth, gold decorations, with flower in the middle. Nice copy.. Inscribed By Author. Illustrated Cloth. Good+/No Jacket.


Have You Heard the Cricket Song?

By Winston O. Abbott

S. Windsor, CT: Inspiration House, 1971. Inscription on flyleaf, corner of flyleaf clipped, small red stain to top edge. Jacket shows light soiling, red stain top back. Signed by Abbott and Bossen on the title page. Companion volume to "Come Walk Among the Stars" and "Sing With the Wind".. Signed by Author and Illustrator. First Printing. Yellow Cloth. Very Good+/Good+. Illus. by Bette Eaton Bossen.


The Pioneer Woman Cooks Dinnertime

By Ree Drummond

New York: William Morrow, 2015. Minimal rubbing to jacket, otherwise an exceptional copy. Signed bookplate afixed to the front flyleaf. Hundreds of recipes, illus with color photos. Oversized, extra postage outside the US. "Simple-Scrumptious-Step by Step".. First Edition. Decorative Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.


War's End

By Charles W. Sweeney

New York: Avon Books, 1997. Slight lean, minimal soiling to fore-edge. Jacket shows moderate wear/rubbing, orig price sticker on back (Borders). Inscribed on the title page by Major General Sweeney to the previous owner; also, a gift inscription on title page from daughter to Dad. "An Eyewitness Account of America's Last Atomic Mission". Co-written by James and Marion Antonucci. Illus with several B&W photos.. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.


The Edge of Darkness

By Mary Ellen Chase

New York: W.W. Norton, 1957. Light foxing to covers and endpapers, inscription on flyleaf; signed by the author on the title page. Jacket shows edgewear. Novel from a popular Down East author.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Blue Cloth. Very Good/Good+.


Summer and Smoke

By Tennesse Williams

New York: New Directions, 1948. Minimal wear to corners, previous owner's unique bookplate inside front cover. Jacket is somewhat worn, lightly soiled, fading to spine; original price ($2.75) at bottom of front flap. Though this is not a book club edition, an original Fireside Theatre Bookclub brochure is included. This play originally opened in Texas; then in NY at the Music Box Theater on Oct. 6, 1948. Inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf.Original owner was well known by me; provenance available to those with serious interest.. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Blue Cloth. Near Fine/Good+.


A Streetcar Named Desire

By Tennesse Williams

New York: New Directions, 1947. Light shelfwear to corners; sound and unmarked; original owner's unique bookplate inside front cover. Jacket shows wear/tear at corners and edges, spine somewhat darkened, light soiling, original price ($2.75) at bottom of front flap. Inscribed by Williams on the front flyleaf. This, the best known of Tennessee's plays, opened at the Barrymore Theatre in NY on Dec 3, 1947. Marlon Brando and Kim Hunter starred. The original owner was well know to me; provenance available to those with serious interest.. Inscribed By Author. Fifth Printing. Illustrated Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good.


Damn Yankees

By Tennesse Williams

New York: Random House, 1956. Small area of very slight wear at base of spine, otherwise a nice clean copy. Jacket shows minimal wear to edges, slight yellowing to spine, minor soiling; states "Fireside Theatre Book Club Edition" at bottom of front flap. Numerous signatures on the front flap: Harold Prince (co-producer); Robert E. Griffith (co-producer); George Abbott (co-author); and Nathaniel Frey (actor, played "Smokey). Several B&W photos from the play. Originally presented at the Forty-Sixth Street Theatre on May 5, 1955. Original owner was well know to me; provenance available to those with serious interest. A great piece of Broadway/theatrical history. Original Fireside Theatre brochure is included.. Inscribed By Author. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Black Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good+.


The Moon is Down (Play)

By John Steinbeck

New York: Viking, 1943. Veryu minimal wear to edges, light soiling to page edges; a previous owner's name/address inside front cover, plus, most recent owner's bookplate. Jacket shows edgewear, soiling; original price ($2.00) at top of front flap. Signed by Mr. Steinbeck on the front flyleaf. Prior owner was well known to me; provenance available to those with serious interest.. Signed by Author. Blue Cloth. Very Good+/Good.


Beyond Khyber Pass

By Lowell Thomas

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1925. Very minimal wear at corners, spine lightly faded, nice copy; small gift inscription inside front cover. "Into Forbidden Afghanistan". Numerous drawings and B&W photos. Signed on the half-title page "With deepest salaams! Lowell Thomas". This is one of the "Century Vagabond Books of Travel".. Inscribed By Author. Reprint. Green Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket.


Jubilee One Hundred Years of the Atlantic

By Edward Weeks & Emily Flint (ed)

Boston: Atlantic Little Brown, 1957. Small white stain to very top left front edge, otherwise a nice sound unmarked copy. Jacket shows edgewear, rubbing. "A Treasury of Prose, Fiction and Poetry Edited for the Contemporary Reader", from the pages of "The Atlantic Monthly". Signed by both editors just after the copyright page.. Signed by Authors. Third Printing. Red Cloth. Very Good/Good+.



By Albert Payson Terhune

New York: George H. Doran, 1925. Wear to corners and edges, light soiling, sound and unmarked. Inscribed by the author, to a previous owner, on the flyleaf "with a million best wishes". A somewhat uncommon title, with scarce signature.. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Red Cloth. Good+/No Jacket.


The Excitement of Teaching

By William Lyon Phelps

New York: Horace Liveright, 1931. Light foxing to cover edges; sound, clean, and unmarked. "The Kappa Delta Pi Lecture Series". Author photo afixed opposite contents page. Signed and dated by the author, on the flyleaf. Phelps was a Yale professor.. Signed by Author. Blue Cloth. Good+/No Jacket.


Lyrics and Narrative Poems

By Herbert Trench

London: Hodder & Stoughton Light wear to edges, rubbing to covers. Inscribed and initialed by the author on the half-title page; on the reverse, the author wrote out his poem "Moule Rosa" and signed it. Frontispiece B&W photo of Herb, with signature beneath. Not dated; copyright page states: "This, the first collected edition in one volume, contains fifteen new poems". Nice unmarked and sound copy.. Inscribed By Author. Green Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket.


Tallulah My Autobiography

By Tallulah Bankhead

New York: Harper & Bros, 1952. Light wear at spine ends, original owner's unique bookplate inside front cover, minor soiling to top edge. Jacket shows edgewear, light foxing to spine, not price clipped. Numerous B&W photos. Boldly inscribed on flyleaf: "Bless You Tallulah Bankhead".. Inscribed By Author. Blue Cloth. Very Good/Good+.


When a Man Comes to Himself

By Woodrow Wilson

New York: Harper & Bros, 1915. Minor wear to corners and edges, soiling (rubbing?) to covers. The orig. owner's stamp is on the flyleaf, along with his signature in pencil (Arthur N. Hosking, well known artist, critic; 1874-1970).. Blue Cloth. Good+/No Jacket.


New Math for Adults Only

By Lola May & Ruth Moss

New York: Harcourt Brace & World, 1966. Light wear/soiling to covers, sound and unmarked. The illustrator has dated and inscribed the book, on the flyleaf, to a family member.. Signed by Illustrator. First Edition. Green Cloth. Good+/No Jacket. Illus. by Roy Doty.


The Little Dog Who Wore Earmuffs

By Charles D. Rice

Dodd Mead, 1957. Soiling to covers, moderate edgewear, phone number on flyleaf, several pages show light soiling. Christmas inscription, signed and dated by the author on the flyleaf. Popular children's story.. Inscribed By Author. First Printing. Red Cloth. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Charles D. Saxon.


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