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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:
$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: 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



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00


LONDON CITY. London - the Little Village - Home, or the 'big smoke' as fancy wills, but always London City - the Magnet
London & Tunbridge Wells: Photochrom Co. Ltd., n.d.

Oblong quarto. [26] leaves of sepia photographs. Stiff card covers with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, jacket has light edgewear.
Inventory number #010047



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


Price:
$65.00

Pratt, Michael
THE GREAT COUNTRY HOUSES OF CENTRAL EUROPE: Czechoslovakia, Hungary and Poland
NY: Abbeville Press, 1991

First edition. Large quarto. 380 pp; profusely illustrated with color photographs by Gerhard Trumler; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket crisp with no tears.
Inventory number #009977



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Niagara Falls Chamber of Commerce
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF NIAGARA
Niagara Falls, NY: Official City Information Bureau, 1950

Octavo. 48 pp; b/w & duotone illustrations & b/w photographs. Color pictorial wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine shows light wear & one small nick. The cover title is "Immortal Niagara. Official Guide Book".
Inventory number #009731



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$75.00

Eidelberg, Martin, ed.
EVA ZEISEL: Designer for Industry
Montreal: Musee des Arts Decoratifs de Montreal, 1984

First edition. 12" x 9". 119 pp; 154 color & b/w illustrations; checklist of 32 objects, list of marks; bibliography of articles written by Zeisel. Paperback. Near Fine, minor wear along edge of backstrip, else a crisp, unmarked copy. Catalogue for the fifty-year retrospective exhibition of the work of Eva Zeisel, organized by Musée des Arts Décoratifs and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. It traveled through the U.S., Europe, and Russia.
Inventory number #009604



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


Price:
$60.00

Robinson, Bill
A BERTH TO BERMUDA
Princeton, NJ: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1961

Quarto. 120 pp; full of b/w photographs. Cloth with dustjacket; illustrated endpapers. VG/VG. The story of the 1960 Bermuda Race in words and pictures, by yachtsman, photographer and writer Bill Robinson. Introduction by Alfred F. Loomis.
Inventory number #009535



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


Price:
$40.00

Morris, Everett B. & Robert Coulson
RACING AT SEA
Princeton, NJ: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1959

Quarto. 194 pp; illustrated with b/w photos and maps. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, tight copy; jacket has two small chips at top edge & closed tear with crease at bottom edge.
Inventory number #009534



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Plymat, Wm., Jr.
THE VICTORIAN ARCHITECTURE OF IOWA
Des Moines, IA: Elephant's Eye, 1976

Oblong quarto. 98 pp; b/w photographs throughout. VG, bottom corner of rear panel creased, else a fresh, clean copy. The author, a photographer, spent four months in 1975 traveling around Iowa taking photographs of Victorian buildings. This book is the result, and it is rich in architectural detail. It focuses on homes and commercial buildings, and is organized around the most common styles of the period - Italianate, Second Empire, and Gothic Revival. It's the best visual record of Victorian architecture that I have seen.
Inventory number #009484



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


Price:
$12.00

Sheed, Wilfrid
SQUARE'S PROGRESS
NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1965

First printing. Octavo. 309 pp. Publisher's yellow cloth with black-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, bottom edge rubbed; price-clipped jacket shows light soil. The author's third novel. Young suburban couple's marriage falls apart - he travels to Spanish Morocco; she returns to her roots in Stapleton, Penn. Book design by Marshall Lee.
Inventory number #009043