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1 Adams, Henry;Harbert, Earl N. History of the United States of America During the Administrations of James Madison
Library of America

New York, New York, U.S.A. 1986 0940450356 / 9780940450356 First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
1,436pgs. blue cloth. corners square. book like new, jacket has toning to flaps, otherwise as new. 107340 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Kit Brandon: A Portrait, Anderson, Sherwood
2 Anderson, Sherwood Kit Brandon: A Portrait
Charles Scribner's Sons

1936 First Printing Hardcover Very Good Good + 
8vo, black cloth with white titles. light toning to the endpapers only, author image tipped onto the front endpaper. unclipped dustwrapoper has some tape reinforcement at the head and spine base, and rubbing at the extremities, light even spine fading No large chips or tears. 373p 018851 
Price: 60.00 USD
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3 Bach, Bob & Mercer Ginger Our Huckleberry Friend: The Life, Times and Lyrics of Johnny Mercer
Lyle Stuart, Inc.

Secaucus, New Jersey, U.S.A. 1982 0818403314 / 9780818403316 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 
252p Large 4to backed in tan cloth with blue paper over the boards, Photos throughout. Included are lyrics to all his songs. Biographical information (by his Mercer's wife and Bob Bach) as well. Cover has some uneven fading at the edges, Two pages have wrinkling probably from something having spilled briefly on them; otherwise a near fine copy. Small gilt stamp affixed to verso page that states "in memory of Johnny Mercer". Inscribed by Wife, Ginger Mercer "Dec. '82, For Frances & Albert with love-"Ginger". Unclipped jacket has even spine fading, some scuffing at the very edges, and a half inch chip at the base of the spine strip, and small chips on edge of rear panel. Now in fresh mylar sleeve. Scarce. 105287 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 Baedeker, Karl (ed) New Introduction By Henry Steele Baedeker's United States 1893 with an Excursion into Mexico: a Handbook for Travellers
Da Capo Press

1971 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
Blue cloth, gilt titles on cover and spine, bright price-clipped dustwrapper in a mylar sleeve, small liftoff mark on the endpaper, light soiling to the top edge of the block, otherwise as new, sharp corners, tight backing, color maps, foldout, 516p 020672 
Price: 36.00 USD
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5 Balzac, Honore de, Illustrated by: F. Courboin A STREET IN PARIS AND IT'S IN HABITANT
Meyer Brothers and Company,

1900 Soft Cover Good 
Limited. 35pp.+ addend, Numbererd limited edition, with illustrations in two states, Damp stained, edges and spine chips and creased. Fair condition in origina l wraps 3/4" chipped off the top of the spine. 001921 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Bamford, James Body of Secrets: Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency
Anchor Books

New York, New York, U.S.A. 2002 0385499086 / 9780385499088 First American Edition Soft Cover Fine 7" - 9" 
763 pgs., slight edgwear, clean copy. Includes several appendices 300487 
Price: 8.00 USD
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7 Barry, John M. The Ambition and the Power: The Fall of Jim Wright A True Story of Washington
Viking Press

New York, New York, U.S.A. 1989 0670819247 / 9780670819249 First Printing Hardcover No Jacket 
black cloth, Signed & Inscribed By Author on the front endpaper. spine strip titles a little rubbed. 5xPhoto and blurb panels from the dustwrapper have been laid in. index, 314p 017684 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Beard, Charles & Mary The Beards' Basic History of the United States
Doubleday, Doran

NY 1944 Hardcover Very Good Fair 
Grey cloth boards. Internally tight and clean. 554p. 014186 
Price: 5.00 USD
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9 Benson J Lossing Pictorial History of the Civil War in the United States of America Volume I
Hartford, T. Belknap

1866 Hardcover Very Good No Dustwrapper as Issued 
Beautifully bound in blinstamped full leather with gilt cover and spine titles. Alll edges gilt, Some toning to prelims. Otherwise block is generally fresh throughout 608pp 202165 
Price: 105.00 USD
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10 Binns, Archie The Land is Bright
Charles Scribner's Sons

NY 1939 Hardcover Near Fine 
8vo, a very fine brown cloth with gold titles on the spine and cover. Same date on title and copy right pages.(but no A, so maybe this is a 2nd? ) Light discoloration on part of the front endpaper from something having been tipped in there at an earlier time. A little toning to the endpapers o/w near fine, The price-clipped dustwrapper looks great, (has a light even spine fading) but the cellophane that covers it is held on by a few pieces of clear tape attached on the back side. there is also a piece of tape on each end of the spine strip..Corners are shapr and internals are o/w fine. and exceptional copy. 017950 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Walter Sickert: Prints - A Catalogue Raisonne, Bromberg, Ruth;Sickert, Walter;Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
11 Bromberg, Ruth;Sickert, Walter;Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art Walter Sickert: Prints - A Catalogue Raisonne

New Haven 2000 0300081618 / 9780300081619 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Small Folio 
312 pages, 226 black and white prints. Red Cloth, Black letteringl. like new. jacket has slight superficial wear. in fresh mylar sleeve. This book and catalogue raisonne bring together for the first time the substantial body of 226 prints by Sickert, along with their numerous different states, many in rare or unique impressions, and reveals the unorthodox and experimental techniques Sickert used frequently 'in dialogue' with related paintings and drawings. 0303827 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 Calkins, Earnest Elmo and Ralph Holden Modern Advertising
D. Appleton and Company

1905 First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dustwrapper 
states, 'Published April 1905' small 8vo, brown cloth with titles on spine and cover, remnants of small white label on spine, light toning to the edgesof the text block and minor marks on the endpapers, scarce 361p 018496 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13 Clarke, Gerald Get Happy : The Life of Judy Garland
Random House, Incorporated

New York, NY, U.S.A. 2000 0-375-50378-1 / 9780375503788 Hardcover As New As New 
dustwrapper in afresh mylar sleeve. index, 510p 012537 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Corbett, James Man-eaters of Kumaon
Oxford University Press

New York 1946 Book Club Hard Cover Near Fine Good Octavo 
233pgs.map endpapers. Bright orange cloth, tiger on front panel. black lettering. corners are square, light creasing on upper spine, othewise fine, unmarked copy. States First American Edition, Black dot on lower right corner of rear panel denoting a Book Club Edition.Unclipped pictorial jacket has 1 1/2 triangular chip on right upper corner of front panel, chips on spine edges. in fresh mylar sleeve. 0305549 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 David M Hogan, Editor American Constitutions] The American's Guide: Comprising the Declaration of Independence; The Articles of Confederation; The Constitution of the United States and the Constitutions of the Several States Composing the Union
Hogan & Thompson

Philadelphia 1833 Hardcover Very Good 
Original full leather 16mo. with gilt spine label. well rubbed. The outer gutters are worn through, but the boards remain attached because they are solid inside. I will touch them up a little with wheat paste as well, so they will last for years to come. Text block is fresh and unmarked (but for two vintage former owner names. one is written on the upper corner of the first blank recto (right side) after the endpaper. The other says J.H Adams on the very top edge of the titlepage. *see scans. 402pp 202163 
Price: 95.00 USD
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16 Davis, Kenneth Sydney FDR - The War President, 1940-1943: A History
Random House Inc

Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. 2000 0679415424 / 9780679415428 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
848pgs. Blue Cloth. gilt lettering. previous owner initials date as well as photo from newspaper article and book review pasted on. otherwise internally fine copy. Unclipped jacket is bright. 300519 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Davis, Kenneth Sydney FDR - The War President, 1940-1943: A History
Random House Inc

Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. 2000 0679415424 / 9780679415428 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
848pgs. previous owner bookplate. Purple Cloth. A couple of spots on seam of spine, othewrise a fine copy. Jacket has a touch of creasing to edges, otherwise fine copy. in fresh mylar sleeve. 104915 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Davis, Peter G. The American Opera Singer: The Lives and Adventures of America's Great Singers in Opera and Concert, from 1825 to the Present

New York, New York, U.S.A. 1997 0385421737 / 9780385421737 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
626ps. Black Boards, gilt lettering on red spine. several pages of photos. like new. in fresh mylar sleeve. 0301394 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Davis, Sharon Marvin Gaye
Proteus Publishing Company, Incorporated

New York 1984 086276193x / 9780862761936 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
Illustrated with many black & white photos: No previous owner marking, DJ in fresh mylar, 124pgs. 009101 
Price: 28.00 USD
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20 DeChant, John Colonel The Modern United States Marine Corps
Van Nostrand Company Inc.

Princeton, NJ 1966 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good 
230ps. Dark Green Cloth, Gilt lettering. map endpapers.photos throughout. Unmarked, virtually unread copy. Pictorial Jacket is unclipped (original $6.95 is present) Only flaw is a closed tear, crease on lower edge of front panel. in fresh mylar sleeve. Author, a Colonel in the Marines, tells the complete story of the Marines from its inception to the Modern day Marines(who at the time were fighitng in the Vietnam War) 300793 
Price: 28.00 USD
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