Paris: Domino Press, 1931. Hard Cover. First Edition. Colorful French take on the story of Daniel Boone in vibrant colors in the Art Modern tradition of the period. Text in French. Paper covered boards with illustration of Daniel Boone Camping. Soiling to cover boards, wear and rubbing at edges, spine cloth missing, but entire binding intact. Previous owner's name in ink on first free endpaper, clean and vibrant within. Photographs gladly provided. Good.
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New York: Hastings House, Publishers, 1940. First Edition. First Printing. 57 pp. Scuffing and light soiling do dust jacket from shelf wear; three tape repairs on verso of dust jacket, now in mylar cover. Rust colored cloth boards with dark brown titling to front cover. Clean and crisp within with photo illustrated endpapers.
One of the few (and rare) historic site guides produced as part of the WPA American Guide Series through the Federal Writers' Program. Photographs represented in the images: Norman G. Wallace. Buehman Studio, and Joseph Miller.
Worcester, MA: American Antiquarian Society, 1820. Quarter Leather. First Edition. 436 pp. 8vo. Printed by William Manning for the Society. Bound later in life in brown quarter leather with seven blind embossed bands and light brown paper covered boards. Discreet ink discard stamp from the Utica Public Library in each volume from the. Fourteen plates, all intact, of which seven are folding, including a large map of Ohio, on which the majoirty of this volume concentrates. Photographs gladly provided. Very Good.
Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1977. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. viii, , 174 pp. 8vo. Dust jacket has slight wear and scuffing from shelf wear, small closed 5/8" tear at head of spine right of center, now scuffing cront and rear, 3/4" tear at base of rear panel near lower left corner, small loss at head of spine, now in mylar cover. Light blue denim colored cloth boards with black titling to spine. Small stains at head and foot of cover boards from what appears to have been tape. "Discard" stamp at along foot of text block, only indication that it may be ex-library. [Bartholomew A3.a].
Signed by Bowden on the title page. Very Good / Very Good...
Vizcaino, Antonio. San Rafael, CA: Earth Aware, 2008. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. xxvii, 332 pp. Clean, crisp copy with dust jacket in mylar cover. Very heavy item, will require additional postage.
A stunning book that celebrates the philanthropists and the landscapes they preserved. Fine / Fine.
New York, NY: Viking, 1988. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. xxxi, 350 pp. 8vo. Slight scuffing to dust jacket, now in mylar cover. Dust soiling along top edge of cover boards, small blue smudge at top of half title page, clean within.
Inscribed boldly by Senator Mitchell and Senator Cohen on half-title page. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. xix, 249 pp. 4to. Dust jacket tight and bright, now in mylar cover. Light spotting along head of text block, clean within.
Inscribed to previous owner by Dayton Duncan in black ink on half title page, also signed and dated 10/22/1997 in blue ink by Ken Burns. Very Good / Fine.
Yellowstone National Park, WY: Yellowstone Library and Museum Association/Colorado Associated University Press, 1977. Hardcover. First Edition. Volume I: xx, 385 pp.; Volume II: xv, 543 pp. 8vo. Both dust jackets have scuffing and wear, some staining, both now in mylar covers. Volume II has a large, 5" triangular tear at lower left corner of front panel along spine. Both volumes have the previous owner's name in blue ink on first free endpaper. Clean within. Rare as a set, with dust jackets, and signed.
Both volumes signed "Aubrey L. Haines" in light blue ink on the half-title page. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1917. Hardcover. First Edition. xiii, 263 pp. 8vo. Green cloth covers with Glacier Lake photo image on pasted on cover label with gold embossed titling, also gold embossed titling to spine. Minimal scuffing and wear to covers. Maps of Glacier Naitonal Park decorate endpapers, both gutters starting to tear at foot of spine, front and rear. Clean and crisp within. Very Good.
San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 1997. Hardcover. First Edition. x, 298 pp. Folio. Smalll chip at midpoint on spine at front hinge of dust jacket, which is now in mylar cover. Clean and crisp within. Heavy item, may require additional postage.
A stunning survey of National Park lodges, stone bridges, other park structures that add to the visual experience we all have in our western National Parks. Also contains in-depth history of the planning, construction, maintenance and restoration of some of the more significant structures. Fine / Fine.
Concord, MA: Robert D. Naiva, 1975. Full Leather. First Edition. An absolutely exquisite miniature two-volume leather edition. Each volume is the account of the Battle of Concord from the American and English perspective. Full blue leather, gold embossed title in a blue coth slipcase that has light wear and scuffing from shelf wear. Each volume pristine within. One of 2,000 copies; printed by Joh. Enschede en Zonen, Haarlem, Holland; bound by Reliure du Centre S.A., Limoges, France. Fine.
Washington DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 2006. Spiral Bound. First Edition. , 291,  pp. 4to. Clean, crisp copy with black wire spiral binding and clear plastic covers.
Manzanar National Historic Site was designated on March 3, 1992, to mark the location of Owens Valley Reception Center which opened on June 1, 1942, with the internment of 9,666 Japanese Americans. The site was one of many in the United States created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066 which resulted in the internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans over the course of World War II. The site was transferred to the the National Park Service in 1997 by the City of Los Angeles, this report details opportunities for further development and interpretation of the.....
New York/Nashville, TN: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc./American Association for State and Local History, 1976. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. xviii, 154 pp. Sharp, tight dust jacket now in mylar cover. Light dust staining across head of text block, clean within.
Unique in that not only is this edition signed by the author on the title page, it also contains his bookplate on the front pastedown indicating it was his personal copy. Very Good / Fine.
Charlottesville, VA: Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, Inc., 2000. Comb Bound Wraps. First Edition. 4to. 10 pp. Black comb binding with 11 tabbed appendices that are unpaginated. Wear and scuffing from reading wear, pronounced crease at upper right corner of front cover.
The report and associated support articles and materials that address the question of a relationship and offspring produced by Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings. OCLC lists ony two copies in institutional collections. Very Good.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. Wraps. First Edition. xi, 406, [viii] pp. 4to. Rust cloth boards with dark blue spine with gold and silver embossed titling. Clean within.
Biography of Frank Jay Haynes (1853-1921) was the official photographer of Yellowstone National Park and also ran a photography concession within the park. Haynes Company published many guides to Yellowstone, as well as running a lucrative photography business. Haynes' son, Jack Ellis Haynes took over the business upon his father's death. Jack Haynes wife, Isabel M. Haynes has inscribed this book on the second free endpaper. Very Good.
Dayton, OH: Morningside Bookshop, 1983. Hard Cover. Facsimile Edition. Originally published by Vanderslice in 1897, 1899; this is a reproduction of that early edition. Clean, crisp copy with a National Park Service Gettysburg brochure and three color snapshots of the 1st Minnesota Monument and two others. Fine.
Wagner, William J. West Des Moines, IA: Brown and Wagner, 1967. Hardcover. First Edition. xiii, 179 pp. Oblong 4to. Wear and scuffing to dust jacket with some soiling, small stains, chipping at edges, now in mylar cover. Black cloth boards with white embossed titling, clean and tight.
Signed by the author/artist on the title page. Fine / Good.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970. Hardcover. First Edition. x, 806 pp. 8vo. Dust jacket has numerous chips, tears, and losses, as well as minor staining, now in mylar cover. Green cloth boards with ivory cloth spine and gold embossed titling. Wear and scuffing to boards, light rust-like staining to boards and edges of text block.
Inscribed by E. B. White (1899-1985) to his wife, Katharine S. White (1892-1977) in blue ink on the first free endpaper: "For Katharine '...a lovely girl with ideals, principles, intelligence....' on that fateful day. 13 November. from Husband" A gift on the 41st anniversary of their wedding that took place on November 13, 1929. According to Martha White, their granddaughter, Katharine White was a great admirer of Lady.....