New York: Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc., 1937. Wraps. As. 48 pp. Folio. Orange paper wraps with photograph of Rodgers on front cover. Slight scuffing front and rear, tape repairs to spine where it began to split. Previous owner's name front cover. Clean within. 35 Songs written and popularized by Jimmie Rodgers. Good.
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New York: Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc., ca. 1935. Wraps. As. 64 pp. Folio. Green paper wraps with photograph of Rodgers on front cover. Slight scuffing front and rear, neatly applied reinforcement tape applied to spine. Previous owner's name in neat ink at top left corner inside front cover. Clean within. 35 Songs written and popularized by Jimmie Rodgers. Very Good.
Paris: Libraries des Sciences Naturelles, 1910. Half Leather. First Edition. 126 pp. 120 Plates. 4to. Half leather binding with marbled paper covers, brown leather spine with five raised bands, gold embossed titling. Marbled endpapers, clean within. Sports 120 gorgeous color lithographed plates of mushrooms. Text in French. Fine.
Santa Fe, NM: Southwest Cultural Resources Center, 1991. Wraps. First Edition. x, 173,  pp. 4to. Black and ivory card stock wraps with black printed titling to cover and spine, photograph of cliff dwellings on the cover. Ex-Library with call number written on front cover, deaccession stamp on title page. Three folding maps bound in at rear.
Administrative History of Navajo National Monument in northern Arizona, established in 1909. Very Good.
Oxford, England: Privately Printed, 1859. First Edition. viii, 166 pp. 8vo. Brown cloth boards with blind embossed boards to front and rear, gold embossed titling to spine. Clean, crisp copy that is quite tight. Previous owner's name in ink and date "1860" on first free endpaper. Folding plate of 5 Figures that complement text is in Fine condition.
Small library stamp on title page indicating that this volume was in the lbrary of the astronomers Sir William Herschel (1738-1822) and his son, Sir John Frederick William Herschel (1792-1871).
London: Royal Society of London, 1871. Quarter Leather. First Edition. iv, , iv, , -726, pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling, scuffing. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page and verso, also occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.
This full volume of papers by numerous authors on a variety of subjects including medicine, natural history, physics, mathematics and archaeology, illustrated with numerous plates. Very Good.
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1970. Hardcover. First Edition. 347 pp. 8vo. Wear and scufing to dust jacket, closed tear at upper right corner of rear panel, light chipping at edges, now in mylar cover. Some soiling to foredge, minor. Clean within.
Inscribed to the previous owner by Richard Scammon on half-title page, previous owner's name also in ink on first free endpaper. Very Good / Very Good.
Schanilec, Gaylord. Stockholm, WI: Midnight Paper Sales, 2005. Limited Edition. 88 pp. 4to. 14 color wood engravings. Pristine, fresh from printer. This is a copy "in sheets" for binding.
14 color wood engravings by Gaylord Schanilec with 13 entemological identifications of specimens by Dr. Clarke Garry. This limited edition was hand-set in Bembo monotype and printed on Zerkal mould-made paper. Printed in an edition of 400 copies, a "Special Edition" was custom bound in full calf, 300 were bound in quarter goat, and 50 copies were left "in sheets" for custom binding, this being #354 of 400 and "in sheets" and numbered and signed by Gaylord Schanilec on the colophon.
Washington DC: White House Historical Association/National Geographic Society, 1986. Hardcover. First Edition. Second Printing. 1224 pp. (601 pp., 622 pp.). Green cloth covered boads with gold embossed image of the White House front doors on each volume. No dust jacket as issued. Slipcase in Very Good condition with light stain across image of White House portico. Fine.
Sherry, David Benjamin. New York: Aperture, 2021. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 29 Plates. Folio. Clean, crisp copy housed in a Fine slipcase.
A fascinating work highlighting 29 of Sherry's photograms that, at first, appear as colored paper collages but on closer inspection reveal themselves to be produced photographically. Produced in an edition of 750, it is signed by Sherry on the limitation label affixed to rear pastedown. Fine.
Hughey, Kirk. Santa Fe, NM: Press of The Palace of the Governors, 1981. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 10, pp. 16mo. Ivory cloth spine with printed paper label affixed to spine, marbled paper covered boards. Clean and crisp within.
Signed by the author opposite of the title page. Produced in an edition of 200 copies. Illustrations by Kirk Hughey. Fine.
New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1972. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. ix, 512 pp. 8vo. Slight wear to dust jacket, now in mylar cover. Light tan cloth boards with gold embossed titling to spine. Minor dust staining at head of text block, clean within.
This memoir of her life by Margaret Chase Smith (1897-1995) takes it's title from her 1950 speech on the floor of the United States Senate denouncing the Joseph McCarthy and his fear mongering campaign against alleged Communists in the United States Government, universities, and Hollywood. Smith served the State of Maine as a member of the United States House of Representatives and Senate from 1940 to 1973. This copy is inscribed by both Senator Smith and the editor, Bill Lewis.....
London: Williams and Norgate, 1864/1867. Hardcover. First Edition. Second Printings. viii, 492, viii, 574 pp. 8vo. Pale purple cloth boards with sunning to spine, gold embossed titling to cover boards and spine. Both volumes have indications of water staining to front and rear pastedowns, but none within. Previous owner's name, "Charles F. Clagg 10/23/33" penciled in at the top of each title page. Volume I dated 1864, Volume II dated 1867. Most pages uncut at head of text block.
It was Herbert Spencer (1820-1903) in this Volume I on p. 444 who coined the phrase, "Survival of the Fittest." Very Good.
Sheeler, Charles. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1987. Hardcover. First Edition. Photographs: ix, 162 pp. Paintings: xii, 225 pp. 4to. Sight age toning to dust jackets, the "Photographs" volume is price clipped, both now in mylar covers.
Highly unusual to find both volumes together. Fine / Very Good.
Tucson, AZ: Self Published, 2006. Wraps. First Edition. vi, 208 pp. 4to. Clean, crisp copy with the slightest of wear to the covers.
Letters home to the East from an early instructor at the University of Arizona that chronicle her early introduction and love for the Southwest. Signed by the editor (the author's daughter) on the title page. Fine.