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New York: Scholastic Book Services/Pocket Books, Inc., 1965. Mass market paperback. As. First Pocket Cardinal Edition published in 1953, this copy is the 44th printing, printed in January, 1965. 237 pp. 16mo. Mass market paperback with cover image of the actress, Millie Perkins, who played Anne Frank in the 1959 film, "The Diary of Anne Frank" directed by George Stevens. Clean, crisp copy with stained red foredges. An absolutely pristine copy. Fine.
Mt. Kisco, NY: Moyer Bell Limited, 1988. Trade paperback. As. xvii, 284 pp. 8vo. Very light scuffing, clean within.
George B. Hartzog, Jr. (1920-2008) was the seventh Director of the National Park Service and served from 1964-1972 until he was dismissed under pressure from President Richard Nixon over a dispute over Hartzog's cancellation of a special use permit of a friend of Nixon's. Outspoken, Hartzog led the NPS through a great deal of expansion, including many urban parks. Fine.
New York: Hastings House Publishers, 1945. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. Unpag. 47 Plates. Folio. Dust jacket has chips and tears, losses at corners, head and foot of spine now in mylar cover. Rust cloth boards with black embossed titling to cover and spine, slight sunning to spine, evidence of water staining at head of front board. Previous.
An interesting work of photography by Henry Inn, which could be somewhat serious due to its introduction by a sociologist detailing Hawaii's multi-racial background gong back for generations; or as cheesecake with all the photographs depicting pretty young women with their ethnic background listed on the facing page. Nevertheless, significant in that this copy is signed by the author to Eliot Elisofon (1911-1973): "To Eliot Elisofon ALhoa.....
Tucson, AZ: Privately Printed, 1945. Wraps. First Edition. Unpag. 4to. Terracott and beige wraps with Dixon's signature thunderbird "mark" at the center of the design. Light scuffing and soilinge from age. A long running series of Dixon's quotes fills the verso and recto of the cover wraps. Illustrated within the text, but also contains center section of 16 pages of his paintings, 8 black and white, 8 in color. Key to this publication is a list of Dixon's exhibitions by date and city, the same with mural decorations, and a final list of collections housing his work. Photograph of Dixon by Ansel Adams is the frontispiece.
Maynard Dixon's (1875-1946) work as an illustrator, painter, and muralist focused on the American Southwest, and for many came.....
New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1942. Hardcover. First Edition. Second Edition. 115 pp. Oblong 4to. Wear and chipping to dust jacket, soiling, now in mylar cover. Gray cloth boards with light green titling. Boards have minor darkening at edges, endpapapers have some soiling. interior clean. Good / Good.
New York: Light Gallery/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1976. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. 112 pp. Light scuffing to dust jacket, small chips at base, minor age toning to interior of dust jacket, now in mylar cover. Light age spotting to endpapers, head of text block, clean within. Printed in a limited edition of 7500 copies at the Pentacle Press.
Signed by Aaron Siskind on the first free endpaper and dated "12/6/84." Very Good / Very Good.
New York: The Grolier Club, 2000. Hardcover. Limited Edition. XIX, 424 pp. 4to. Red cloth boards with an ivory buckram spine and a black patch label with gold embossed title. Housed in custom slipcase constructed of same red cloth and printed paper cover. Wonderful collection of biographies of former Grolier Club members, from collectors to printers.
One of the 250 specially bound copies from an edition of 750. Fine.
Newark, VT: The Janus Press, 2001. Limited Edition. Unpag. Folio. Paper covered case houses paper covered folio that houses accordion folded pages with exquisite pop-ups and text in Latin. Small paste paper pamphlet contains English translation of Latin printed in movable book, CD of the musical performance illustrated within the book in a small paste-paper envelope tucked into a pocket on the front of the pamphlet. An unbelievable production in both design, art, printing, music, paper engineering. Produced in an edition of 120 copies.
"This publication was planned to celebrate Hildegard's nine hundredth birthday. Claire Van Vliet made the pulp paintings with Katie MacGregor in Whiting, Me. who also made the colored sheets and covers. The other papers are Twinrocker Lilac Wind & Barcham Green.....