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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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.
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...
New York: James Egbert, Printer, 1860. Hard Cover. First Edition. 247 pp. Green cloth covered boards with blind embossed borders, gold titling to spine. Light scuffing to covers from shelf wear. 222 pages of the narrative focus on California and the Gold Rush of '49. Very 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 on November 13, 1929. According to Martha White, their granddaughter, Katharine White was a great admirer of Lady Bird Johnson and...
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 throughout. Good.