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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$30.00

Mosley, Charlotte, ed.
IN TEARING HASTE: Letters Between Deborah Devonshire and Patrick Leigh Fermor
NY: New York Review of Books, 2010

First printing. Octavo. xxiii, 390 pp; 16 pp of b/w photographs; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with no wear. A close friendship developed between Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire, and the writer and war hero Patrick Leigh Fermor in 1956 when she invited him to visit Lismore Castle, the Devonshire's house in Ireland. This book follows their correspondence from 1954 to 2007.
Inventory number #012611



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Arnet, Edwin & Hans Kasser
THE BOOK OF ZURICH
Zurich: Artemis Publishing & Zurich Tourist Office, 1954

First English edition. Square octavo. 71 pp text plus 2 color & 68 b/w illustrations, several inserts. Blue flexible cloth with silver-stamped lettering with dustjacket. VG/VG, inscription on ffep, dated 1956, else a clean, unmarked copy; jacket spine & flap folds lightly toned, a few tiny edge chips. A most attractive history of Zurich with high-quality b/w photos & drawings. Wonderful 50's jacket design by Kurt Wirth.
Inventory number #012553



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Baedeker, Karl
OSTERREICH
Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1926

30th edition. 6.25" x 4.5". lx, 404 pp; with 35 maps [some fold-out], 22 plans, 11 ground plans and 2 panorama views. Text in German. Red flexible boards with gilt on cover & spine, marbled edges, two ribbon markers. Very Good, some ink notations in the text, former owner name on front pastedown. All maps present.
Inventory number #012238



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$35.00

Hewlett, Maurice
EARTHWORK OUT OF TUSCANY: Being Impressions and Translations
NY / London: G.P. Putnam's Sons / J.M. Dent & Co., 1900

Second edition. Octavo. xix, 234 pp; 9 photogravure plates & 17 b/w drawings by James Kerr Lawson. Gilt-lettered vellum spine with brown paper-covered boards, top edge gilt. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; rear hinge cracked, spine evenly soiled.
Inventory number #011939



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Hewlett, Maurice
THE ROAD IN TUSCANY: A Commentary. Two Volumes
London: Macmillan and Co., 1904

Two volumes. Octavo. 383, 376 pp; illustrated by Joseph Pennell. Original gilt-lettered red cloth with gilt decoration on cover, top edge gilt, with dustjackets. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; one top corner & two bottom corners bumped. Bookplate on front pastedown of both vols. of the Joseph Pennell Collection of Jacob and Helen R. Bleibtreu. Jacket of vol 1 has 1-in. loss at top of spine and slight loss at bottom, jacket spines of both vols darkened, occasional edge chipping & small tears.
Inventory number #011938



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Carmichael, Montgomery
IN TUSCANY: Tuscan Towns, Tuscan Types and the Tuscan Tongue
London: Burns & Oates, 1913

Fourth edition. Octavo. xix, 353 pp; b/w illustrations; 2 maps. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine and gilt decoration on cover. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, endpapers toned; spine gilt dull, minor wear to extremities. A personal account of life in Tuscany by an Englishman. He focuses on the little known towns of Leghorn, Volterra, Lucca, Pisa, and Portoferraio. First published in 1901.
Inventory number #011937



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$50.00

Howells, W.D.
TUSCAN CITIES
Leipzig & London: The English Library, 1907

Sixteenmo. 264 pp; illustrated. Gilt-decorated vellum. VG, former owner stamp on reverse on front & rear flyleafs; off-white covers lightly soiled.
Inventory number #011936



Binding:
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Early, Eleanor
AND THIS IS BOSTON (and Seashore and Country Too)
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1938

Second edition. Octavo. 256 pp. Cloth in unclipped dustjacket, map on endpapers. VG in VG- jacket. Small chip at top outer corner & crown of jacket, jacket split at edge of spine with no loss; former owner name on half title page. Chapters on Old Boston, Beacon Hill, Marblehead and Salem, Gloucester and Cape Ann, Cambridge, Lexington & Concord, Harvard and Sudbury, Plymouth and the South Shore, and Nantucket and the Cape. "Nobody writes better guide books than Eleanor Early - better, more interesting, more charming." [NYTimes review]
Inventory number #011753



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$35.00

Omond, George W. T.
LIEGE AND THE ARDENNES
London: A & C Black, n.d.

no date. Octavo. 125 pp; 20 color reproductions of paintings by A. Forestier. Decorated cloth with gilt titles on front cover and spine. VG, small pull on crown, light wear to heel. Internally clean and bright.
Inventory number #011581



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Co.
MANUAL OF SUMMER RESORTS 1913: The Seashore, Mountains and Country Resorts of Southern New England
New Haven, CT: New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, 1913

Folding brochure. 110 pp; b/w photographs throughout. VG condition. Wear to edges. Nice early 20th century guide to the summer resorts served by the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad. A list of boarding cottages and hotels - mountain and shore resorts in southern New England.
Inventory number #011534



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00


HEIDELBERG Ein Album mit den Schonsten Ansichten
Wiesbaden: V. Pallmann, n.d.

. ca. 1920s. Twelvemo. 10 accordion-fold photographic postcards in paper wraps. VG.
Inventory number #011140



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Castleden, Rodney
ATLANTIS DESTROYED
NY: Routledge, 2001

Octavo. 225 pp; maps and b/w photographs. Cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine.
Inventory number #011103



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Gross, Alexander
The Complete Street Guide to Baltimore With Large Street Map
NY: Geographia Map Co., n.d.

n.d. c1955. 12mo. 222 pp; large fold-out map attached to back cover. VG, minor toning to pages, minor wear to cover near spine ends and corners. Map very stiff and crisp.
Inventory number #011055



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Slocombe, George
PARIS IN PROFILE
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1929

Octavo. 289 pp; frontispiece & 15 b/w illust. Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket lightly soiled, 1/4 in. loss at top of spine, edges lightly chipped, rear flap detached but present. From dustjacket, "For happy people to whom a Paris street is as heady as champagne, who cannot sit at a Paris cafe without a smile of pleasantly fatuous ectasy, this book will be a constant joy."
Inventory number #011029



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$30.00

Title Guarantee & Trust Company
Early Days of the Island of Manhattan and its Environs 1626-1776
NY: Title Guarantee & Trust Company, n.d.

(ca 1927). Oblong octavo. 74 pp; illustrated with halftones of paintings by John Ward Dunsmore, and Edward Henry. Illustrated card covers. Near Fine with very light bumps to corners of oversized covers.
Inventory number #010799



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Gilder, Rodman
STATUE OF LIBERTY ENLIGHTENING THE WORLD
NY: The New York Trust Company, 1943

Octavo. 40 pp; illustrated with b/w photographs in the text. Blue boards with, illustrated endpapers, gilt titles, and illustration pasted on front board. VG, small scuff to cover illustration. Published during WW II, the story of the statue and bank logo for New York Trust was issued when 'The forces of liberty are struggling once more against the forces of oppression'
Inventory number #010772



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Roberts, Mary Fanton, ed.
ARTS & DECORATION, Vol. 46, No. 3, May 1937
NY & Boston: Arts & Decoration Publishing, 1937

Folio (14" x 10"). 48 pp, incl ads; full of b/w photographs. Paperback. VG, moderate wear to spine, light edgewear. Cover from a painting by Frederick C. Frieseke, "Knitting.". Articles by Elsie de Wolfe
Inventory number #010707



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Rowe, Vivian
THE LOIRE
Washington, DC: Robert B. Luce, 1970

First American edition. Octavo. 376 pp; 8 color plates, numerous b/w plates, line drawings; 11 maps; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG
Inventory number #010698



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$125.00

Scherer, Kees
THIS IS NEW YORK
London: Bruna/Deutsch, 1961

First edition. 7" x 4.5". 121 b/w photogravure plates. Original stiff photographic wrappers. VG, laminate over spine is lifting but intact, binding tight and clean, light edge wear, preliminary pages moderately spotted with very fine pin-point spots but not affecting any of the photographs. Photos of by renowned Dutch photographer Kees Scherer, who was one of the Netherlands' most popular and respected photographers. This distinctive photobook looks at early 1960s New York City with European eyes and fully conveys Scherer's fascination with the dynamics of light. With text in English by Dutch journalist Max Tak, featuring 121 captioned b/w photographs. Preceded by a 1960 Dutch edition.
Inventory number #010551



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$8.50

Kollas, Perikles
A CONCISE GUIDE TO DELPHI
Athens: C. Cacoulides, n.d.

Twelvemo. 46 pp text, 32 b/w photographs, all with captioned tissue guards. Pale blue boards with red lettering in dustjacket. VG/VG, clean, unmarked copy, rear hinge split but holding; jacket lightly chipped at spine ends & one corner, spine soiled. Photographs by Dimitrios Harissiadis.
Inventory number #010312