Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1974. Adams, Ansel. First edition. Hardcover. 127 pages. Oblong folio, 36 x 44 cm. One of a special edition for Time-Life subscribers signed by Ansel Adams. Foreword by Wallace Stegner, who quotes Adams, "A photograph is made, not taken." Illustrated with full page duotune reproductions...
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Cambridge: Harvard Univ.Press, 1964-1968. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo, Indexes in Vols. 2 and 4. The first four volumes cover the years January 1820 - December 1832.Bookplates.
Albany: Brandow Printing Company, 1905. First edition. Hardcover. 1480 pp. 8vo, Fraud proceedings and conviction of Justice Warren B. Hooker. Paper spine labels on front covers and spines. Orig. green cloth. 2 vols. Very good.
NY: Ink, Inc, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. 271 pp. 272 illustrations: color and black and white plates, photographs, drawings, plans. Bibliography. Index. This is the first comprehensive narrative of Vaux's work to show the entire range of his creativity.
Boston: Loring, Publisher, 1868. First edition. Hardcover. 296 pages. 18 x 12 cm. This copy with ad leaf and Dick standing alone with his boot-blacking box: later issues have image of four street boys. Ad leaf here contains two titles in the "Ragged Dick Series," plus three in "Campaign Series."...
NY: Crown, 1972. Wyeth, N.C. First edition. Hardcover. 336 pp. Voluminously illustrated in color and black and white. Foreword by Paul Horgan. Introduction by Edward Layton. This Catalogue Raisonne contains an invaluable 1200-entry, illustrated, complete bibliography, with detailed data on all N.C. Wyeth's pictures and published writings, etc. Index. An...
NY: Navy Historical Society, 1917. Hardcover. Four illustrations. Index. A naval officer who served in the navy of the German Confederation before beingreinstated in the US Navy (he was dismissed from the US Navy for having engaged in a duel). Publications of the Naval History Society, Volume VIII. Limited edition...
NY: C.M. Saxton, 1850. Later printing. Hardcover. 325 pages. 12mo, 19 x 12 cm. Illustrated with more than 100 engravings. Bound with Hasty-Pudding; A Poem by Joel Barlow, and A Memoir of Indian Corn compiled by D.J. Browne. 10 pps of adverts at rear. Firm, tight copy, modest text age-toning. Tiny nicks backstrip extremities.
Brattleboro: Stephen Greene, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. 120pages. 26 1/2 x 19 1/2 cm. More than 100 illustrations, diagrams and maps. More than 400 existing bridges located and described. Selected Bibliography. Glossary. Index. ROOS 252. "Basic history for Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, W. Virginia and Washington, DC."
Brattleboro: Stephen Greene, 1957. First edition. Hardcover. 121 pages. 26 1/2 x 19 1/2 cm. More than 100 illustrations, diagrams and maps. Roster of Builders. Selected Bibliography. Glossary. Index. ROOS 253. "Basic history and reference for New York, New Jersey and New England." Bookplate.
Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1937. First edition. Paperback. 98 pages. Illustrated. Index.
Philadelphia: Victorian Society in America, 1983. Paperback. 254 pages. 28 x 21 cm. Profusely illustrated: photographs and prints. Owner inscription.
NY: E.P. Dutton, 1928. Second edition. Hardcover. 450 pp.
NY: Dodd, Mead, 1902. First edition. Boards. 129 pages. 8vo, 22 x 14 cm. Thirty full-page plates (color and black and white) with tissue guards. Index. Limited edition, one of 141 copies on Van Gelder paper. Treats of book-binding and kindred subjects in the United States with examples: color illustrations...
Boston: J.H. Eastburn's Press, 1857. Third edition. Hardcover. 63 pp. The"Dictionary of American Biography," notes, "Appleton wrote his masterly pamphlet, `Currency and Banking' (1841) to discuss the principles of sound finance and to show the danger from an institution of so great power." Sounds familar.
Philadelphia: C. Sherman & Son, 1865. Hardcover. 85 pages. 8vo, first published 1852. An early guidebook to Girard College. Bookplate.
NY: E. Weyhe, 1932. First edition. Boards. Small folio, 30 x 22 cm, 10 pages in text, Foreword by Carl Zigrosser. Twelve full-page plates, plus an original lithograph signed by Richard Day in pencil, and hand printed from the stone by Paul Roeher. Limited edition, copy 496 of 500. Bright...
New York: William Rudge's Sons, 1945. First edition. Hardcover. 73 pages. 25.5 x 18 cm. Limited edition, one of 3000 hard copy. Decorated endpapers. Check List of Armitage Books. Illustrated in black and white in color, samples of book design. Small bookplate.
Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1966. First edition. Paperback.
NY: W.W. Norton, 1967. First edition. Hardcover. 256 pp. Lavishly illustrated with color and black and white plates. A survey of 300 years of American Art with essays by experts. Introduction by Lloyd Goodrich.
Boston: Privately Printed, 1903. Hardcover. 48 pages. 12.5 x 16.5 cm. Limited edition, one of 175 copies printed by D.B. Updike at The Merrymount Press. Seven illustrations with tissue guards, most are maps from original engravings. Addenda. Index, covers slightly dusty.
Ottawa: S.E. Dawson, 1893. First edition. Paperback. 24 pp. With quarter-sheet map in twocolors of the Cambrian Rocks in the Counties of Temiscouata and Rimouski.
NY: Congdon & Lattes, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. 325 pages. 19.5 x 13 cm. Limited edition, copy 260 of 500 signed by Baker. As new copy.
NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. 187 pages. 24 x 16 cm. Barber served in the Mexican War, killed 1846 in the battle of Monterey. Limited edition, copy 297 of 1000 signed by Ms. Doubleday. Bright copy. Spine with a few age spots.
Princeton: Pyne, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. 16 pages in text. 37 x 29 cm. Fifty-eight full-page, exquisite color drawings by this imaginative toymaker. Every attempt was made to reproduce the "sketchbook" in exact facsimile. Full play was given by Brown to the brilliant use of color and realistic detail in each of his creations.