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Kent, Rockwell. New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1933. Hard Cover. First Edition. 64 pp. 4to. Wear and staining to covers, including glass ring stain to cover board, light loss to upper right corner of cover board. Age toning to endpapers, previous owner's bookplate on first free endpaper, bookseller tag at upper left corner of front pastedown.
Text by Rockwell Kent, bibliography by Carl Zigrosser which represents the first catalog raisonne of Kent's work. Good.
Boston, MA: Lee and Shepard, 1904. Hardcover. First Edition. 417 pp. 8vo. Brown decorative board with image of the heroine embossed on the front cover as well as a flower on the spine, gold embossed titling to both and minor bumping to corners. Foredge deckled, clean within.
Singed by the author on the first free endpaper in year of publication, "With the Compliments/of the Author./November 16, 1904" 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.
Boston, MA: Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, 1968. Hardcover. First Edition. x, , 536 pp. 8vo. Deep yellow dust jacket with chips, tears, losses,sunning to spine, and staining, now in mylar cover. Red cloth boards with slight rubbing from use. Light spots of staining on foredges.
Winthrop Williams Aldrich (1885-1974) was Ambassador to the Court of St. James from 1953 to 1957. Aldrich was also the brother of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, wife of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Very Good / fair.
Chester Springs, PA: Dufour Editions, Inc., 1969. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. 240 pp. 8vo. Scuffing to dust jacket, some staining, small closed tear at upper left corner of front panel, now in mylar cover. Some stainng to foredge, clean within.
A survey of the work of the following presses: Daniel, Kelmscott, Vale, Eragny, Ashendene, Essex House, Doves, Golden Cockerel, Gregynog, and Shakespeare Head. Fine / very good.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1946. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. 195 pp. 8vo. Dust jacket is clean and tight with very minor sunning to the spine, now in mylar cover. Front cover design very reminiscent of his father, Frank Lloyd Wright's style, also the "Father" referenced in the title. Includes the complete text of "The House Beautiful" by William Gannet published as a limited edition by Wright client, William Winslow, in 1896 and illustrated by Frank Lloyd Wright. [Sweeney 648]. Signed by John Lloyd Wright on the half-title page.
The second son of Frank Lloyd Wright and Catherine Tobin Wright, John Lloyd Wright (1892-1927), like is elder brother Lloyd (Frank Lloyd Wright Jr.) followed their father into the profession of architecture. Like so.....
Boston, MA: Little, Brown, and Company, 1934. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. 126 pp. 8vo. Light scuffing to dust jacket with small stain at upper left corner of front which wraps a bit to the spine, tiny tear here and there along the edges, small loss at head of spine, now in mylar cover. Yellow cloth boards with blue embossed titling to cover and spine, clean and crisp within.
The basis for two movies (1939 & 1969) for which Robert Donat won the Oscar for Best Actor at the 1940 Oscars, beating out Clark Gable, Laurence Olivier, Mickey Rooney, and Jimmy Stewart. Fine / Very Good.
Brenda, W. T. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1918. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. xiii [i], 418  pp. 8vo. Brown cloth boards with warm orange titling to cover and spine. Slight sunning to spine, general wear overall, bumping to corners including harder compression bump to the front boards lower right corner, minor fraying to head and foot of spine. Interior quite clean with previous owner's name in blue ink on first free endpaper as well as a heavy erasure mark and a small loss at upper right corner of leaf, "Peabody Book Shop, Baltimore" bookseller's label at base of front pastedown near gutter. Contains first state printing of illustrations by W. T. Brenda on glossy stock. Very Good.
Philadelphia, PA: David McKay, Publisher, 1894. Hardcover. First Edition. First American Edition. 329 pp. 8vo. Light grayish-pink decorative cloth binding with embossed titling in gold and black, slight wear and scuffing, spine has minor sunning. Interior clean and crisp with a penciled initial on the upper left corner of the front pastedown. Laid in is a 15 pp magic catalog, "Complete Manual for Adams' Real Magic Sets" printed on very low quality paper and in tenuous condition.
A very interesting early book on table magic focused on easy science experiments or demonstrations. Very Good.