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Woolwich, ME: The Kennebec River Press, Inc., 1982. Hard Cover. First Edition. xix, 508 pp. Oblong 4to. Dust jacket has chips and tears, tape marks where taped to inside of book covers, now in mylar cover. Endpapers have tape marks, photograph of early Islesboro ferry taped to front pastedown, previous owner's name and date of purchase written in blue ink. Small tear at top of first free endpaper where signed. Clean within.
Inscribed by author to previous owner on second free endpaper. Very Good / Good.
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.
New York: Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc., 1934. Wraps. As. 48 pp. Folio. Light orange 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. 30 Songs written and popularized by Jimmie Rodgers. Very Good.
New York: Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc., 1934. Wraps. As. 48 pp. Folio. Red 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. 22 Songs written and popularized by Jimmie Rodgers. Very Good.
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.
Upperville, VA: Oak Spring Garden Library, 1989, 1990, 1997, 2009. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printings. Sylva: xxvii, 147 pp. Pomona: xxxii, 276 pp. Flora: lxxiii, 427; Herbaria: lviii, 394 pp. 4to. Dust jackets in mylar covers. Small, tasteful library bookplate on upper left corner of front pastedown of the Herbaria volume. Interiors clean and crisp. Rare as a set.
Important volumes chronicling the vast horticultural library Rachel Lambert "Bunny" Mellon and the high points within the collection. Fine / Very Good.
Derby, CT: Charleton Publications, 1969-1971. Wraps. First Edition. 3 issues: Vol. 21, No. 117 (April 1969); 50 pp. Vol. 22, No. 137 (December 1970); Vol. 23, No. 144 (July 1971). Each issues is 50 pp., 4to. Light scuffing, address label on each issue has been blocked out with black marker.
Issues feature the work of Chet Atkins, Bill Anderson, Roger Miller, Waylon Jennings, and Merle Haggard. Very Good.
Gallipolis, OH: Hank Snow Fan Club, 1961-1966. Wraps. First Edition. Seven separate issues of the Hank Snow Fan Club News (Winter 1961, Fall 1962, Spring 1963, Summer 1963, Winter 1963, Winter 1964, Spring 1966). Unpag, 8 pp each. 8vo. Black and white fan club publication reports from fan club members report on attending a Hank Snow concert, and "A Message From" that starts each issue. The first six issues have a black ink notation at the upper right corner of each issue, "CM-30"
Hank Snow (1914-1999) was an early and enduring star of the Grand Ole Opry. Best known for his hits, "I'm Moving On," " I Don't Hurt Anymore," and "I've Been Everywhere." Snow overcame a childhood of poverty and abuse to become one.....
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1920. Hardcover. Second Edition. Originally published in 1914, revised in 1915. Blue cloth board with a Kolb Brothers photograph of the interior of the Grand Canyon reproduced in color and pasted into red Southwest inspired border on cover board. Gold embossed titiling to cover board and spine. Light scuffing overall, wear at corners. Text block slightly loose in boards. Previous owner's name in pencil on first free endpaper, and a note, "Summer reading for 1923." Minor staining to preliminary pages due to quality of paper. Illustrated with dozens of Kolb Brothers photographs that document the Canyon and their trips. Good.
Washington DC: Department of the Interior, National Park Service, 1938. Wraps. Second Edition. Second Edition, revised and greatly enlarged. ix, 200; v, 212; v, 192 pp. 4to. Three volumes: Part I-Administration and Basic Service Facilities, Part II-Recreational and Cultural Facilities, Part III-Overnight and Organized Camp Facilities. Original green paper wraps with scuffing and wear, fraying and small losses at head and foot of spines due to use, small stains to cover of Volume III. Very clean within, previous owner's bookplate on first free endpaper of each volume.
The quintessential tome that set the design standards for what we now view as "Park Service Architecture." Everything from sign standards to amphitheater design, welcome centers, picnic tables, and rustic chandeliers. Includes hundreds of photographic examples as well.....
Cruikshank, George. London: John Fairburn, 1825, 1826. Full Leather. First Edition. xvi, 448; xvi, 448, xvii, 448 pp. 8vo. Bound in deep red leather with gold embosed borders with decorative florets in the corner of each, five raised bands to spine, gold embossed panel decoration and titling. Wear and scuffing to covers, loses at corners, pastedowns of each volume decorated wth gold embossed dentelles, marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Text blocks were trimmed slightly in this contemporary binding, some foxing present throughout. Cruikshank's many illustrations have just a daub of hand applied color, frontispiece of each volume has heavy hand coloring. Good.
Scottsdale, AZ: The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, 1967. Wraps. First Edition. 89 pp. Oblong Folio. Light blue paper wraps with blind embossed titliing on front cover, dark blue plastic come binding. Losses to edges of upper right and lower left corner of front cover, lower left corner of rear cover. Contains maps, space diagrams, transportation plans, mechanical services, etc.
Controversial from when Wright first proposed it in 1938, this schamatic represents a second pass at the project that came very close to moving forward in the late 1960s. Finally built in a modified version and opened in 1997, only the convention center was built, the extensive parklands along Olin Park and Turville Point to the southwest were not part of the final project. Very Good.....
New York: Horizon Press, 1967. First Edition. First Horizon Press Edition. 144 pp. Folio. White cloth board, textile includes small flecks of color woven in, gold and red embossed titling to cover boad and spine, Wright's iconic "signature block" in red embossed on front cover. Sight darkening to spine from sun. Pristine within. Contains 32 color plates to illustrate Wright's prose. Dark mustad paper covered slipcase with title and red square on one side has light chipping and wear at edges, in Very Good condition. [Sweeney 1686].
In addition to the title essay, also includes the following essays: "Shibaraku," "In Trust for Posterity," "The Ancient Journal of Japan," "In Pursuit of the Print."
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: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1940. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 411, 415-849 pp. 8vo. Brown cloth boards with gold embossed titlinig to spine, top edge gilt, color maps illustrate the endpapers of each volume. Both volumes retain the original clear plastic dust jacket and are encased in a matching cloth slipcase in Very Good condition with a paper title pasted to front cover.
Produced in a limited edition of 1,50 copies, 1,000 of which were for sale, this being #566 and signed by the author on the colophon. Fine.