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., 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.
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 embossed 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 with 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.....
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.
Portland, ME/West Kennebunk, ME: Greater Portland Landmarks, Inc./Phoenix Publishing, 1999. Hardcover. First Edition. xiv, 225 pp. Olbong Folio. Dust jacket has slight scuffing, 2" tear at foot of rear panel, now in mylar cover. Clean and crisp within and includes a separate printed envelope containing 5 maps in Fine condition referenced within.
Signed by 10 of the contributors next to their essay on the Table of Contents. Fine / Very Good.
London: The Studio Ltd., 1934. Hardcover. First Edition. 120 pp. 4to. Blue cloth boards with red embossed titling to cover and spine. Light wear to edges of boards, now in custom-fitted mylar dust jacket. Clean and crisp within. A review copy with review slip tipped onto first free endpaper.
A nice early survey of of Morris's work. Very Good.
Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Mission Children's Society, 2012. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. xxi, 210 pp. 4to. Clean, crisp copy with dust jacket in mylar cover. Folding color map in Fine condition in pocket tipped onto rear pastedown.
Important in pre-photography views of the Hawaii in the nineteenth century and the history of how they were produced. Fine / Fine.
Garden City, NY: The Nature History Press, 1969. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. viii, 197 pp. 4to. Dust jacket has light chips and small tears at edges, 3" tear at upper right corner of rear panel at head of spine. Yellow cloth boards with green embossed titling to spine. Previous owner's name and date of purchase written in blue ink at the upper left corner of the front pastedown, clean within.
An extremely important book, and Ian L. McHarg's (1920-2001) first, that set out a systematic approach to designing for communities that took the environment into consideration, working with the ecology of the area rather than forcing it to adapt to the built environment. McHarg was the founder of the department of Landscape Architecture at.....
Chicago, IL: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1931. Hardcover. First Edition. 63 pp. 4to. Orange paper covered boards with wear, chipping, and losses. The title page has corners that were removed, evidence of early tape repairs, amateur tape repairs and paper replacement to first two leaves. A square and rectangle excised from title page. This volume has somewhat if a rough existence, but was obviously read, re-read, and annotated by the owner over the course of many years. [Sweeney 261].
Inscribed "To Jim" by Frank Lloyd Wright in his distinct hand below the illustration of Wright's "Office Building Project of Glass and Metal" facing the title page. Inscribed to the previous owner on the front cover verso, "To Jim from Jack/ Christmas 1944." Could be.....
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1949. Hardcover. Second Edition. xxv, 583 pp. 8vo. Green cloth boards with gold embossed titling to spine and thin white stain at midpoint, right side of spine. Clean and crisp within. Folidng map tipped in at p. 570 in Fine condition. Dust jacket missing.
Inscribed by editor, Francis P. Farquhar on the first free endpaper to Hazel Farquhar and dated Dcember 1949. Very Good.
Doctolero, Ferdinand. Mataki City, Phillippines: The Bookmark, 2001. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. 474 pp. 8vo. Very clean copy with dust jacket in mylar cover.
A beautiful, heavily illustrated book celebrating Phillippine architecture, design, and culture. Inscribed boldly by Augusto Villalon on the title page. Fine / Fine.