Levine, Jack. New York: Maecenas Press/Random House, 1970. Folio. First Edition. Stunning folio set of drawings with text by James A. Michener and lithographs and woodcuts by Jack Levine enclosed in a silk covered clamshell box with a large belt-like closure on the front cover. Box has light age toning that is not evident until the belt closure is unclasped and the slightyl lighter original cover underneath is revealed. Michener's text and the four individual lithographs on Rives paper are encased in a folio matching the clamshell box with the same belted closure. The fifty-four watercolors, gouaches and drawings from Levine's sketchbook are printed on Ingres paper and are encased in a black leather folio. The Prospectus for this edition laid in the clamshell box...
Minneapolis, MN: The Physical Review, 1926. Hardcover. First Edition. v, 843 pp. 8vo. Black cloth spine with gold titling to spine, call number in small round label at base, marbled boards. Ex-library sticker on title page as well as perforated library identification stamp. Interior quite clean.
First two (of 3) papers by Millikan in which he conclusively demonstrated that cosmic rays come from outside the solar system. See our inventory #27408 for the third article in the series. Very Good.
Sarg, Tony. New York: Greenberg, Publisher, 1930. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. Unpag. 4to. Dust jacket has light chipping at the edges, minor soiling, sunning to spine, now in mylar cover. The story of two little dolls, Annabel and Frances. Extremely, crisp and vibrant illustrations within. Fine / Very Good.
College Park, MD: The American Physical Society, 1998. Wraps. First Edition. 4533-4783,  pp. 4to. Green paper wraps, clean and crisp within.
Paper describes the use of an atomic force microscope to provide the first accurate measurement of the Casimir Force (to within 1% of predicted value). Fine.
San Francisco, CA: The Arion Press, 2004. Hard Cover. First Edition. 107 pp. Bound in a shimmering purple silk book cloth with "Tartuffe" pressed in gold in lower left corner of front cover boards. Clear plastic dust jacket. Drawings by William Hamilton, a regular New Yorker contributor, illustrate the text. Set in Van Dijk type with Fontanesi for display on French Arches paper. 326 copies produced, 300 for sale and 26 lettered copies hors de commerce. This is copy "S" of the hors de commerce copies. Signed by Williams and Hamilton at the colophon A beautiful production. The sixty-eighth publication of the Arion Press.
Signed by Artist. Fine / Fine.
Rackham, Arthur. London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1922. Hard Cover. First Edition. x, 227 pp. 4to. Dust Jacket is intact, but is scuffed and has some losses at edges and spine. Blue cloth covered boards with gold embossed design on front cover board of birds in flight; gold titling to spine is bright, minor darkening from age; part of dust jacket affixed to front cover board at lower left corner from water on dust jacket that stuck to cover; minor bumping to corners. Light age toning to endsheets from age, some foxing; gift inscription to previous owner on recto and verso of first free endpaper. All four mounted colored illustrations and nine black and white line drawings intact. Photographs gladly provided. Good / Good.
Northampton, MA: Pennyroll Press, 1980. Wraps. First Edition. 12 pp. 8vo. Gray wraps with a very slight brightening along the spine and top edge. Two Barry Moser wood engravings printed within, printed by Moser's pressman, Harold McGrath. Publisher's order card laid in. Printed in an edition of 1,000 copies.
Sales catalog that also celebrates the tenth anniversary of the founding of the Pennyroll Press. Fine.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1839. Hardcover. As. Family Library Edition No. 47, 48, & 49. Brown cloth board with some scuffing and wear, minor bumping to corners. 296, 333, 379 pp. 16mo. Folding map at frontis of Volume I has a small tear at midpoint where bound into volume. Small worm hole along front and rear hinge of Volume I, front hinge of Volume III. Light stain at head of Volume III along head of spine. Minor foxing. Overall, a nice, clean set. Very Good.
Providence, RI: National Society of the Colonial Dames, 1932. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. 68 pp. Blue cloth covered boards with gold embossed titling to cover board and spine, which has faded slightly. Endpapers are a 53 black & white photographs documenting early houses of Rhode Island. Laid in is a card from Jeanie Lippitt Weeden, Chairman of the South County Chapter dated March 2, 1933, to Lucy Truman Aldrich, eldest daughter of United States Sentator Nelson W. Aldrich of Rhode Island, sister of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (wife of John D. Rockefeller, Jr.) and Winthrop Aldrich (Ambassador to the Court of St. James in the Eisenhower Administration), indicating she had received a letter from Abby Rockefeller asking for a copy of the book and...
Washington DC: AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science), 2004. Wraps. First Edition. Very light scuffing to covers. Previous owner's address label on front cover, typical for a periodical delivered by mail. Clean and crisp within. Housed in a custom folding case with gold embossed titling to spine.
"Watershed" paper in the discovery of Graphene, Nobel Physics 2010 for Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov "for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene" Fine.
Swafford, J. G. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, and Company, 1936. First Edition. xiv, 108 pp. 12mo. Orange boards with black cover illustration and tilting to cover and spine. Light bumping to corners, sunning to spine. Clean within.
Inscribed by author on second free endpaper with her distinct signature.
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1916. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. 246 pp. 8vo. Blue cloth boards with light scuffing, gold embossed titling to spine. Clean within. A publication series, "Yale Lectures on the Responsibilities of Citizenship."
Ownership signature, "Flora Whitney Camp Togus 1916"on first free endpaper. Flora Whitney was the daughter of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, sculptor and founder of the Whitney Museum of Art. Very Good.
London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly, 1849. Hardcover. First Edition. viii, 228, [8 ads] pp. 8vo. Green cloth boards with blind embossed borders to boards, gold titling to spine. Wear and scuffing to covers, previous owner's name in pencil as well as bookplate on front pastedown. Small, 1" tear at head of title page, light foxing within. Contains 21 printed fabric samples pasted in the text to illustrate the process being described. Colors sharp and clear. Very Good.
London: Duckworth, 1931. Hard Cover. First Edition. 22 pp. Cover of slightly textured paper over boards is lettered on front in kelly green with title and a drawing of a lyre. Ivory eps give a hint of glue residue at edges. Small bookstore label on rear paste-down. Printed on heavy laid stock, edges deckled. There are occasional "almost-foxed" spots, but nothing significant. The poems are parodies of the work of Humbert Wolfe done by Sassoon and released in an edition of 1000, with another thousand following. Very Good.
n.d. Wraps. As. 23 pp. 8vo. Muted yellow wraps with illustration of San Jose de Tumacacori on cover. Minor scuffing from shelf wear. Clean within and illustrated with numerous black & white photographs.
President Theodore Roosevelt designated Mission of San Jose de Tumacácori a National Monument in 1908, in 1990 it became part of the newly established Tumacácori National Historical Park. Likely dates to the 1930s, Frank Pinkley died in 1940. Very Good.