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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Durango, CO: The Durango Herald Small Press, 2005-2006. Trade paperback. First Edition. First Printing. 8vo. Contains the following titles: Women to the Rescue; Travels and Travails; Photographing Mesa Verde; Fire on the Mesa; The Wetherills; New Deal Days; Dirt, Water, Stone. Clean, crisp copies in original slipcase in Fine condition.
Series of 7 volumes published in 2005 & 2006 in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Mesa Verde National Park in 1906. Each volume is signed by the authors on the title page. Slipcase numbered, this being #43 of 150 of the Limited Edition Boxed Set. Fine.
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.
New York: Rolling Stone, 1976. Wraps. First Edition. Folio. This October 21, 1976, has a simple cover with no photograph or illustration, simply reads, "The Family 1976 Richard Avedon". Slight yellowing due to the fact that Rolling Stone was published at that time on newsprint. Signed boldly, "Avedon" in black ink across the lower right corner of the cover. Two staple binding that is beginning to pull, age spotting at edges.
Avedon's photo essay fills pages 51-96 with the many power brokers (including a younger Donald Rumsfeld and Mark Felt decades before being revealed as "Deep Throat" who brought down the Nixon Administration) and social movement leaders of that time period in the two weeks prior to the 1976 election that swept Jimmy Carter into.....
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.
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.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1949. Hardcover. First Edition. Second Printing. xii, 244 pp. 4to. Light wear and scuffing to dust jacket, small loss at head of spine, chipping at edges, now in mylar cover. Previous owner's name stamped on first free endpaper. Clean within.
An important book by one of the preeminent photographers of the 20th century. 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.
Homer, Winslow. Boston, MA: Henry W. Dutton & Son, 1856. Hardcover. First Edition. vi, [i], 194 pp. 8vo. Blue cloth covered boards with gold embossed titling to cover board, surrounded by an ornate frame, similar titling to spine. Considerable wear and bumping to covers and corners, small losses at head and foot of spine. All edges gilt. Age toning to endpapers, same toning to the interior pages, foxing throughout. Steele ngraved frontispiece portrait of Peabody that has offset on the title page. 17 tinted lithorgraphs pritned by J. H. Buford where Winslow Homer worked as an apprentice.
Only printing of Winslow Homer's first book illustrations, which scholars identify as the following plates: "Lexington Monument, S. Danvers, and Residence of Hon. R.S. Daniels," and "Arch at.....
Horgan, Paul. New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1956. Three Quarter Leather. Limited Edition. xiii, 363 pp. Three quarter brown leather binding with beige cloth insets, gold titling to spine. Map illustrated endpapers of the Southwest with a New Mexico inset. Color frontispiece by Paul Horgan tipped in. Clean, tight copy. Original slipcase in Very Good Condition with light wear at edges, title label (copy number hand written) pasted to front panel. Produced in an edition of 375 copies, this being #257 and signed by Horgan at the colophon. 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.
Liebman, Warren D. Salem, MA: Marine Research Society, 1928. First Edition. xviii, 155 pp. Folio. Blue cloth boards with blind embossed border to front board, light scuffing, gold embossed titling to spine. This edition contains 30 plates and 16 plans.
Publication #16 of the Marine Research Society. Inscribed by the author to Warren D. Liebman, delineator of the plans for the "Constitution."
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1968. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. 302 pp. 8vo. Slight wear and scuffing do dust jacket, very minimum darkening to spine, closed 1/2" tear at head of rear panel, small chips at head and foot of spine, price clipped, now in mylar cover. Brown cloth boards that are very clean, endpapers illustrated with the path of the flood and elevation as well as a larger perspective of the flood location and the course it took.
David McCullough's first book, very rare in any condition. Fine / Very Good.
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: 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.
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.....
London: Sharpe and Hailes, 1812. Three Quarter Leather. First Edition. First English Edition, originally published in Baltimore. viii, 214,  ads pp. 12mo. Very light tan leather spine and corners. Rubbing and wear to corners, inset green marble papers on cover boards have almost rubbed off, seven gold lines across spine where raised bands would normally be, black leather patch title with gold embossed titling. Small circular stain below patch title. Previous owner has written their name on title page and penciled in "William Wirt" under title as the work was published anonymously, they also wrote their name in ink across the text of p. 1 and dated 1815. Strange. Age toning to endpapers, small water stain at head of first few pages, light foxing.....