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OUR FIRST EVENT OF 2018. A FEW PHOTOS ARE UP NOW, AND A PARTIAL CATALOG, WE WILL CONTINUE TO ADD NEW ITEMS AS THEY COME IN, AND SHOULD HAVE A COMPLETE LIST READY IN LATE APRIL.

1.    5 Portfolios published for the Remington Arms Company for their 150th Anniversary

          in 1966.  Each portfolio contains 12 prints. In near mint condition.

 

2.    Marginalia by H.P. Lovecraft. Published by Arkham House in 1944. 1st Edition. In dust  jacket.

 

3.    Bombs and Hand Grenades British, French and German by Captain Bertram  Published in 1918. In dust jacket.

 

4.    British and Tory Marauders On The Penobscot by Edward Gould. Published in 1932.

 

5.    4 Issues of Scribner’s Magazine Published Between May and August 1929. Includes

          1st appearance of Ernest Hemingway’s Novel A Farewell to Arms. The last two  issues, September and October, are lacking.

 

6.    4 BOOKS: FIREARMS /SHOOTING

       1. Shotgun-ology by Captain Charles Askins. Published in 1926

       2. Winchester Worlds Standard Guns and Ammunition. Published in 1933

       3. The Warner Collector’s Guide to American Longarms by Michael Madaus. Published

         in 1981. 1st Edition.

       4. Everything For Shooting Edition No. 62. Parker Hale Limited.

 

7.    Eastern Maine and The Rebellion by R.H. Stanley and George Hall. Published in Bangor in 1887.

 

8.    Adelbert Ames, Broken Oaths and Reconstruction in Mississippi 1835-1933 by Blanche Ames. Published in 1964. With dust jacket.

 

9.    Woods and Lakes of Maine A Trip from Moosehead Lake to New Brunswick in a Birch Bark Canoe by Lucius Hubbard. Published in 1883.

 

10.    Pony Tracks by Frederick Remington. Published in 1895.

 

11.    Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant. 2 volume set. Published in 1885 and 1886.

 

12.    Eastern Maine and Nova Scotia During the Revolution Compiled From Journals and  Letters of Colonel John Allan by Frederick Kidder in 1867. Published by Munsell.

          A copy presented to R.F. Garder, great great grandson of Col. Allan. Includes large folding map in back of book.


13. Spiller, Burton. Grouse Feathers. Derrydale, New York, 1935; #905 of 950 in first edition with decorative cover. Two tasteful bookplates at front.

 

14. Spiller, Burton. More Grouse Feathers. Derrydale, New York, 1935; #751 of 950 in first edition with decorative cover. Tasteful bookplate on front fly.

 

15. AUTOGRAPHED Alan Ginsberg. Howl, Harper and Row, New York, 1986. First thus. Dust-jacketed 30th Anniversary publication with original draft facsimile and other features. SIGNED by Ginsberg and dated 8-24-88.

 

16. Burton,Robert. Anatomy of Melancoly. Two Volumes. Doran, New York, 1927. One of 500 thus made, this is the printer’s copy and bears the signature and bookplate of legendary Maine bokman Francis Massey O’Brien. Bound in dark tan vellum over boards with a lighter vellum spine and corners.

 

17. Maine Central Railroad train schedule broadside, 1891. Shrinkwrap over foam board. 19 ½ by 28 ½ inches.

 

18. 1631 Printing. Justinus. Historias Trogi Pompeii. Zetner, Strassburg, 1631. “New Edition” of 1631 of Justinus’ version of Trogi’s history of Rome. Modern binding in blue boards with leather spine.

 

19. Fraser, James B. Historical and Descriptive Account of Persia. Harper and Brothers, New York, 1834. Small leather-bound book with tipped-in map at front.

 

20. Pynchon, Thomas. Crying of Lot 49. Stated first edition. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1966. In original dust jacket, uncut.

 

 

21. Barrows, H. K. and C. C. Babb. Water Resources of the Penobscot River Basin, Maine. Washington, GPO, 1912. In original wrappers, back panel detached but present. Contains many maps encompassing the entire river.

 

22. Cook, Robert W. Chasing Danforth, A Wilderness Calling. Great Store Face, Twin Mtn., NH, 2005. Scarce hardcover first printing in shrinkwrap.

 

23. AUTOGRAPHED Julia Child. Julia Child and More Company. Knopf, New York, 1979.Oversized paperback. Spine faded.

 

24. John McPhee’s FIRST book, stated first edition. A Sense of Where You Are. Farrar, Strauss, and Gireaux; New York; 1964. Dust jacketed


 

37.    The Penobscot Man by Fannie hardy Eckstrom. Published in 1904. 1st edition

 

 

38.    Illustrations of the Manners, Customs and Conditions of the North American Indians by George Catlin. 2 volumes. Published in 1845.

 

39.    Arnold’s Expedition to Quebec by John Codman. Published in 1901. 1st edition. Benedict Arnold’s trek through Maine to Quebec.

 

40.    Annual Report of The Bureau Of Ethnology 1886-87 by J.W. Powell.

 

41.    Annual Report of The Bureau of Ethnology 1887-88 by J.W. Powell

 

42.    To Heal and To Build. The Programs of President Lyndon B. Johnson written and signed by Johnson in 1968.

 

43.    The Trout Fisherman’s Bedside Book by Arthur R. Macdougall. 1st Edition. Published in   1963. With dust jacket.

 

44.    Vehicles of the Air A Popular Exposition of Modern Aeronautics With Working    Drawings by Victor Loughheed. Published in 1911. 3rd Edition.

 

45.    Pictorial History of The RAF by John Taylor and Philip Moyes. 3 volume set in dust   jacket. Published between 1969-1972.

 

46.    Stonewall Jackson by Lenoir Chambers. Published in 1959. Two volume box set.

 

47.    A Child’s Garden of Verse by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox  Smith. Published in 1917.

 

48.    A Handbook of Photographic Interpretation. Published by The U.S. Navy in 1942. Restricted.

 

 

 49. Orwell, George. 1984, The Facsimile. Secker and Warburg, New York, 1984. Folio-sized reproduction in original dust jacket.

 

50. The Zohar, An English Translation, Five Volumes, Soncino, London, 1984.

 

51. Lawrence of Arabia. Lawrence, T. E. (Airman A/c Ross 352087). The Mint. Jonathan Cape, London, 1955. #501 of 2,000 in the first English edition bound in blue buckram with a dark blue pigskin spine.

52. Lawrence of Arabia. Photographs to Accompany Seven Pillars of Wisdom (1997), and Home letters of T. E. Lawrence and His Brothers (1954) in original dust jacket.

 

53. Dickens, Charles. Dombey and Son. Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia, 1848. Bound with Brian O’Linn by W. H. Maxwell. Contains Phiz illustrations. Very early American printing of the novel which finished serialization in April of 1848.

 

54. Reproduction of a leaf from Guttenberg Bible. A privately printed Christmas offering by William E. Rudge and Sons, 1936. Folio leaf, laid in a paper covering and then in boards covered with paper.

 

55. Shakespeare’s Coriolanus. Limited Editions Club, New York, 1939. Beautifully designed by Bruce Rogers with color illustrations. Number 324 of 950 copies made. In onionskin dust wrapper.

 

56. Burton, Sir Richard Francis. Kasidah. Book Club of California, 1919. #51 of 500 copies. Oversized, marbled paper over boards with leather spine.

 

57. Swift, Jonathan. A Modest Proposal. Lettering and illustration by Leonard Baskin. Grossman, New York, 1969. Folio book in cloth over boards.

 

58. Heydin, Sven. Through Asia. Two Volumes. Harper and Brothers, New York, 1899. Ex-library and with loose frontis in Volume 1. Fold-out maps at rear of each book.

 

59. Waugh, Evelyn. Scoop. Stated first edition. Little, Brown; Boston; 1938. No dust jacket, but jacket panel flaps pasted onto paste-downs. Rubber-stamped traveling library marking on front fly.

 

 

60. Millet, Samuel. A Whaling Voyage in the Bark “Willis,” 1849-1850. Privately Printed, Boston 1924. One of 475 copies printed on American vellum. Illustrated; in original boards, with many unopened pages



73.   The Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad and Predecessors Vol. 3 D.J.

        Equipment Manufacturers and The Equipment by Jerry DeVoss. Published in 2012. 1st     Edition.

 

74.   The Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad and Predecessors Vol. 2 D.J.

        Equipment  Manufacturers and The Equipment by Jerry DeVoss. Published in 2009. 1st     Edition.

 

75.   The Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad and Predecessors Vol. 4 D.J.

        Equipment Manufacturers and The Equipment by Jerry DeVoss. Published in 2015. 1st   Edition.

 

76.    Josiah Volunteered A Collection of Diaries, Letters and Photographs of Josiah H.

         Sturtevant, His Wife Helen and His Four Children. Published in Farmington, Maine in 1977. In dust jacket.

 

77.    The Seminoles by Edwin C. McReynolds. Published in 1957 by The University of  Oklahoma Press. In dust jacket.

 

 

78.    Five Indian Tribes of the Upper Missouri Sioux, Arickaras, Assiniboines, Crees and

         Crows by Edwin Thompson Denig. Published by The University of Oklahoma in1961.  1st Edition in dust jacket.

 

79.    Constitutional View of the Late War Between the States by Alexander H. Stevens.

         Published in 1868.  Stevens was Vice president of the Confederate States of America and a    former U.S. senator.

 

80.    Bowie Knife by Raymond W. Thorp. Published in 1948 by The University of New Mexico  Press. In dust jacket.

 

81.    Lee’s Lieutenants by Douglas Southall Freeman. 3 volume set published in 1945 and 1946.

 

82.    Tidewater Ice Of The Kennebec by Jennie G. Everson. Published in 1970. In dust jacket.  Signed. 1st edition.

 

83.    3 BOOKS by Washington Irving

         1. Bracebridge Hall. Published in 1877.

         2. Old Christmas. Published in 1876.

         3. Rip Van Winkle. Published in 1863

         All books are 3 edges gilt with decorative boards

 

84.    The Old New York Frontier 1614-1800 by Francis Whiting Halsey. Published in 1917.


 

85. Weil, Simone. The Notebooks. Two Volumes. Putnam, New York, 1956. In original dustjackets. First edition in English.

 

86. Full-leather binding. Encyclopedia Britannica, Reprint of the first edition. Three Volumes. No printing information.

 

87. Full-leather binding. Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn. Historical Memorials of Canterbury. Anson D. F. Randolph, New York, 1888. First American edition. Number 82 of 600 copies of the large-paper edition. Full-leather binding.

 

88. Full-leather binding. Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn. Life and Correspondence of Thomas Arnold, M. D. Two volumes in one. T. Fellowes, London, 1858. Leather binding with the seal of the Rugby School on the front panel and a note on the front fly that this was an award for the German Prize in ’62.

 

89. Full-leather binding. Fielding, Henry. Tom Jones. Harrap, London, 1925. #942 of 1,000, signed by illustrator Rowland Wheelwright under limitation statement. Gilt lettering and devices.

 

90. Lamb, Charles and Mary. Tales from Shakespeare. Brainard, Boston, ND. #451 of 1,000. Bound in ¾ blue leather over marbled boards.

             

91. Villon, Francois. Oeuvres Completes de Francois Villon. Alphonse Lemerre, Paris, 1892. Beautiful ¾ leather binding over marbled boards.

 

92. Milton, John. Works of John Milton. Two volumes; consisting of Part 1, Volumes 1 and 2. Columbia University Press, New York, 1931. Leather spines over decorative boards. Contains Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained.

 

 

93. Rabelais. Works of Rabelais. Two Volumes. Grant Richards, London, 1904.Large-paper edition bound in white cloth with gilt lettering and designs. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.

 

94. William Morris, two early Chiswick Press books: Some Hints on Pattern Designing (1899); Architecture and History and Westminster Abbey (1900).

 

95. William Morris lot. By Morris: A Book of Verses; also, The Story of the Glittering Plain. About Morris: William Morris, Designer; The Unpublished Lectures of William Morris.

         

96. Mehra, Jagdish and Helmut Rechenberg. Historical Development of Quantum Theory. Five volumes: Volume 1, Parts 1 and 2, and Volumes 2, 3, and 4. Springer-Verlag, 1982. All in original dust jackets.

109.    7 BOOKS by Edward Gorey

         1. The Black Doll. 1973 1st printing. Wraps

         2. The Lavender Leotard: or Going A Lot to the NYC Ballet. 1973 1st edition. Wraps

         3. The Broken Spoke. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published in 1976.

         4. The Epiplectic Bicycle. Published in 1969. In dust jacket.

         5. The Sopping Thursday. In wraps. Published in 1971. 2nd edition.

         6. The Loathsome Couple. Published in 1977. In dust jacket

         7. The Raging Tide. Published in 1987. 1st edition.

 

110.    3 BOOKS by Frank Dobie

         1. The Mustangs. 1st edition in dust jacket. Published in 1952.

         2. Coronado’s Children. Published in 1931

         3. Cow People. Published in 1964. Includes dust jacket.

 

 

 

111.    3 BOOKS On The War of 1812

         1. The War of 1812 by Harry L. Coles. Published in 1965. In dust jacket. 1st edition.

         2. The War of 1812 by Francis F. Beirne. Published by Dutton in 1949. 1st edition. In dust

         jacket.

         3. The War of 1812 In The Champlain Valley by Allan S. Everest. Published in 1981.        

         1st edition. In dust jacket.

 

112.    6 BOOKS: AMERICAN WEST

         1. Zebulon Pike The Life and Times of An Adventurer by John Upton Terrell. Published

         in 1968. In dust jacket. 

         2. The Great Buffalo Hunt by Wayne Gard. Published in 1960. In dust jacket.

         3. The Plains of the Great West by Col. Richard Irving Dodge. Published in 1959. In dust

         jacket. 

         4. Heros Without Glory, Some Good Men of the Old West by Jack Schaefer. Published  

         in 1965. In dust jacket.

         5. The Life of Kit Carson by Charles Burdett. Published originally in 1902; reprint. In

         dust jacket

         6. Owen Wister Out West, His Journals and Letters. Published in 1958 by University of

         Chicago. 1st edition. In dust jacket.

 

113.    4 BOOKS: AMERICAN REVOLUTION

         1. Light Horse Harry Lee and The Legacy of the American Revolution by Charles

         Royster. Published in 1981. 1st edition. In dust jacket

         2. Decisive Day The battle for Bunker Hill by Richard M Ketchum. Published in 1974.

         1st edition. In dust jacket.

         3. George Washington and The American Revolution by Burke Davis. Published in

         1975. 1st edition. In dust jacket.

         4. Robert Middlekauff. Published in 1982. In dust jacket. 1st edition.

 

114.   4 BOOKS: TEXAS HISTORY

         1. DeBrett’s Texas Peerage by Hugh Best. Published in 1983. 1st edition. In dust jacket.

         2. Texas Sheepman The Reminiscences of Robert Maudslay. Published in 1951.

         3. Sam Houston the Raven by Marquis James. Published in 1929.

         4. The Life of Stephen F. Austin by Eugene Barker. Published in 1970.

 

 

 

115.    4 BOOKS: THE WEST

         1. Charles M. Russell Cowboy Artist by Austin Russell. Published in 1959. In dust

         jacket.

         2. Spurs To Glory The Story of The United States Cavalry by James Merrill.  Published

         in 1966.

         3. Trail Dust and Saddle Leather by Jo Mora. Published in 1946. 1st edition

         4. “Uncle Dan” Drumheller Tells Thrills of Western Trails In 1854. Published in 1925.     

         1st edition.

 

116.    3 BOOKS: FRENCH and INDIAN WARS

         1. The First Frontier The Indian Wars and America’s Origins: 1607-1776. Published

         in 1978. 1st edition. In dust jacket.

         2. Guns at the Forks by Walter O’Meara. Published in 1965. 1st edition. In dust jacket.

         3. Empire of Fortune. Crowns, Colonies and Tribes In The Seven Year’s War in

         America by Francis Jennings. Published in 1988. In wraps.

 

117.    4 BOOKS: AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR

         1. The Reinterpretation of the American Revolution 1763-1789 edited by Jack Greene.

         Published in 1968. In wraps.

         2. The Naval Genius of George Washington by Dudley W. Knox. Published in 932. 1st

         edition. In dust jacket.

         3. Daniel Morgan Ranger of the Revolution by North Callahan. Published in 1961. In

         dust jacket.

         4. Under The Guns New York: 1775-1776 by Bruce Bliven Jr. Published in 1972. 1st

         edition. In dust jacket.

 

 

 

118.    3 Issues of In The Maine Woods

         1957, 1927, 1917. Covers detaching and maps are lacking in the 1927 and 1917 issues.

 

 

119.    2 BOOKS

          1. The Iliad

          2. The Odyssey

          Both books published in tooled leather and printed by The Easton Press.

 

120.    3 BOOKS: BRITISH UNIFORMS

          1. The Soldiers of London by R. Money Barnes. Published in 1963. With dust jacket.

          2. British Military Uniforms in 1768-96 by Hew Strachan. Published in 1975. In dust

              jacket.

          3. The History of the Regiments and Uniforms of the British Army by R.M. Barnes.

              Published in 1954


 

121. Bread and Puppet Circus, Two Items. The Same Boat, 1989. The Foot, 2002.Both in wraps.

122. Cornewall-Stone, R. J. The British Merchant Service, Being a History…. Sampson Low, Marston; London; 1898. First edition in original cloth with decorative cover. Many photographs.

 

123. Thomas Wise forgeries, Four Books: Carter & Pollard, An Enquiry into the Nature of Certain Nineteenth Century Pamphlets; Ratchford, Letters of Thomas J. Wise to John Henry Wren; Collins, The Two Forgers; Winter, 1959, Texas Quarterly, containing a 128-page article on the matter.

 

124. Robertson, Wyndham. Pocahontas and Her Descendants. Randolph and English, Richmond, 1887. Cloth over boards with gilt lettering and design. Laid in is a copy of William L. Sheppard’s pamphlet (no date) The Princess Pocahontas, Her Story.

 

125. Railway Accounting Officer Annual Meeting Reports, Three Volumes the 61s t(1947), 62nd (1948), and 63rd (1949). Original printings in original hardcover.

 

126. Maine Town Histories. Martin, Stewart F., New Pennacook Folks, Early Rumford. 1980. Original cloth cover. Lapham, William B. and Silas Maxim, History of Paris, Maine to 1880. 1884. Library cloth binding.

 

127. Maine Town Histories. History and Genealogy of Medway, Maine, for the Centennial Anniversary, 1875-1975. Original cloth cover with design on front. Howard, Alfred F. A History of Hanover, Maine, 1774-1980. In original brown cloth with gilt lettering.

 

128. Maine Town Histories. Silsby, Herbert T., II. History of Aurora, Maine. Ellsworth, 1958. Hardcover in dust jacket. Cartland, J. Henry. Ten Years at Pemaquid. Pemaquid Beach, 1899. In original decorative cloth cover.

 

129. King, Vandall T., editor. Maine Feldspar, Families, and Feuds: Oxford County Mining History. 2009. In original dust jacket and signed by editor King.

 

130. Jackson, Charles T. Reports on the Geology of Maine (and Massachusetts). In original wrappers. Contains the First Report (1837) (Maine only) and two versions of the Second Report (1838) the Massachusetts and Maine printings, the latter of which has more information included.

 

131. Lot of five Maine Forest Commissioner Reports, all hardcover originals, including the years 1894, 1902, 1906, 1908, 1910.

 

132. Ahern, Jack. Bound for Munsungun The History of the Early Sporting Camps of Northern Maine. Pear Tree; Bradford, MA; 2009. Signed by author. Hardcover in original pictorial cover.

157. Seelye, Elwyn E. Design, Data Book for Civil Engineers, Volume 1. Third Edition. Wylie, New York, 1960.

 

158. Two 19th Century records of life. A Register of Baptisms from the Parish of the Holy trinity in Shoreditch in the County of London from 1892-1938. Also, a 19th Century album of photographs.

 

159. Four 19th Century cash books and registers. One has become largely an album of newspaper clippings glued to a Merchandise Record Abstract of the Penobscot and Kennebec Railroad, and another is a similarly treated 1899 Register of the Skowhegan House. The others are more traditional.

 

160. Erkkila, Barbara H. Hammers on Stone, A History of Cape Ann. TBW, Woolwich, ME, 1980. First edition in original dust jacket.

 

161. Maine Local Histories. Group of four items including Ducktrap and Vinalhaven.

 

162. Maine Local Histories. Group of five items including Phippsburg and Soamsville.

 

163. Maine Local Histories. Group of five items including Hurricane Island and Damariscotta.

 

164. Maine Local Histories. Group of five histories including Rangeley and Dayton.

 

165. Maine Local Histories. Group of ten items including Jackman, Friendship, Buckfield, and Cushing.

 

166. Maine Local Histories. Group of six items including MDI, Millinocket, and Freeport.

 

167. Maine Local Histories. Group of six items including Boothbay, Southport, and Sumner.

 

168. Maine Local Histories. Group of six items including Mere Point, Rockland, and Bristol.

145.    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Full leather. Easton Press 1981.

 

146.    Navigation and Nautical Astronomy by Oliver Byrne. Published in 1875. 1st Edition.

 

147.    Joachim Peiper A Biography of Himmler’s SS Commander by Jens Westemeier.

       Published in 2007.

 

148.    TWO BOOKS

       1. Peterson’s Magazine. Published in 1873. ¾ Leather.

       2. Peterson’s Magazine. Published in 1853. ¾ Leather

 

149.    TWO BOOKS

       1. Godey’s Magazine. Published in 1873. ¾ Leather.

       2. Godey’s Lady’s Book and Magazine. Published in 1855. Full Leather.

 

150.   Pheasants: Their Lives and Homes by William BeeBe. Published in 1936.

 

151.    POGO BOOKS WRITTEN BY WALT KELLY

         1. The Pogo Sunday Book. 1st Edition.

         2. Uncle Pogo So-So Stories. 4th Edition.

         3. The Pogo Stepmother Goose. 1st Edition

         4. I Go Pogo. 1st Edition (?).

         5. The Jack Acid Society Black Book. 1st Printing.

         6. Pot Luck Pogo. 2nd Edition.

         7. The Incomplete Pogo. 1st Edition.

         8. Positively Pogo. 1st Edition.

 

152.    Charles Evan Hughes The man, The Jurist and The Statesman by Henry Beerits. A

          type written manuscript. Perhaps unique.

 

153.    Target: Germany The Army Air Forces’ Official Story of the 8th Bomber

           Command’s First Year Over Europe. Published in 1943.

 

 

154.    Washington In The Lap of Rome by Justin D. Fulton. Published in 1888

        “To Americans who will aid in the throttling of Jesuitism, and in uncoiling the serpent

         encircling the capitol of the United States, and in taking Washington out of the lap of

         Rome; that a free church and a free school in a free state may make the Great Republic the

         glory of the world...”

 

155.    History of the Grand Army of the Republic by Beath. Published in 1888. Damage to

          frontis.

 

 

156.    20 Books Pertaining to European Armies in the Late 18th and Early 19th Centuries.

          Much on uniforms and armaments. All books are in wraps.

 

169.    Travels In New England and New York by Timothy Dwight. Published in 1969 by

          Harvard Press. 4 Volume set.

 

 

170.    Atlantis The Antediluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly. Published in 1882. 1st edition.

         Illustrated.

 

 

171.    Up Front With U.S. A Day By Day In The Line of a Combat Infantryman in General

         Patton’s Third Army by William Brown.

 

172.    The Bradford’s History of Plimouth Plantation. Published in 1898.

 

173.    50 Years, 50 Moments. The Most Unforgettable Plays in Super Bowl History by Jerry

         Rice. Published in 2015. In dust jacket. Signed by Jerry Rice.

 

174.    Education Before Verdun by Arnold Zweig. Published in 1936. With dust jacket.

 

175.     Descriptive Catalogue of Fluid and Solid Extracts in Vacuo, Also Concentrations

           and Official Pills Prepared By Henry Thayer and Company With Formulas and

           Receipts. Published in 1875.

 

176.     The Pilgrim In The Shadow of the Jungfrau Alp by George Cheevers. Published in

          1846. Travelogue through the Alps.

 

177.    The Rhine by H.J. Mackinder. Published in 1908. Well illustrated with two folding maps.

 

178.    The Man With The Scar by John Lomas. Published in 1926. 1st edition in dust jacket.

 

179.    2 BOOKS: LIGHTHOUSES

            1. Famous Lighthouses of New England by Edward R. Snow. Published 1945. 1st

             edition

            2. Island Lighthouse Inn by Jeffrey Burke. Published 1997. 1st edition

 

180.    The Ski Runs of Switzerland by James Riddell. Published in 1957. 1st edition.


 

181. Mayer, Alfred M., editor. Sport with Rod and Gun in American Woods and Waters. Century, New York, 1883. In 20th Century cloth binding. Contains a very early article on Rangeley fishing and a reprint of an 1878 account of an ascent of Katahdin the previous year.

182. Fishing with a Hook, (New York, 1933), a modern translation of the 1496 original. In decorative cloth covers.

 

183. Birds in South Asia. Smythies, Bertram E. Birds of Borneo and Birds of Burma. Birds of Borneo is a first edition (1960) and contains much introductory material about anthropology and birds in Bornean culture, material lacking in subsequent printings. The dust jacket is present.

 

184. Oxford English Dictionary, Compact Edition. In case with magnifying glass.

 

185. Two early books on aviation done soon after Lindbergh’s flight. Jones, Paul. The Alphabet of Aviation. Macrae-Smith, Philadelphia, 1928. A young reader’s book with wonderful color illustrations by Edward Shenton. Jackson, G. Gibbard. The World’s Airplanes and Warships. Lippincott, Philadelphia, No Date (printed in Britain), with photographs and color illustrations.

 

186. Three Autographed Books: Jim Bouton, Ball Four Plus Ball Five; David Mitchell, The Bone Clocks; Richard Austin Smith, The Sun Dial.

 

187. Four Autographed Books: Padraic Colum, Wild Earth and Other Poems; Nevada Barr, Blood Lure; Michael Dorris, Morning Girl; Bell Hooks, Remembered Rapture.

188. Three Autographed Books: Charles Goren, Contract Bridge Complete; Erik Larson, In The Garden of the Beasts; Marilynne Robinson, Gilead.

                                                                                                    

189. Boxed Vintage Illustrated Young Readers: My Indian Library. Platt and Munk, New York, 1930. Eight generously illustrated book(let)s in a cardboard box.

 

190. Three Vintage Illustrated Young Readers: E. Upham/ Marjorie Hartwell (illustrator), Little Brown Bear (1942); P. B. Ohanian /Marjorie Torrey (illustrator), Favorite Nursery Songs (1956); Mills & Nelson/Tony Sarg (illustrator), The Talking Dolls (1930).

 

191. Three Vintage Illustrated Young Readers: Zwilgmeyer/F. Liley Young (illustrator), Johnny Blossom (1912); Stratton, various illustrators, Wild Life among the Red Men (1902); Anderson/Dugald Stewart Walker (illustrator), The Mermaid and Other Stories (1923).

                                                       

192. Three Vintage Illustrated Young Readers: Coolidge/ Warner Carr (illustrator), Paddy-Paws (1914); Caldecott, Farmer’s Boy (No Date); Holling, Minn of the Mississippi (1951)

193.    Civil War Papers of the Commandery of Massachusetts Military Order Legion of   The United States. 2 volume set.

 

194.    Gettysburg National Park Commission Reports 1893-1901. Loaded with photographs.

 

195.    7 Michael Jordan Sports Illustrated Covers

 

196.     12 BOOKS about FOOTBALL

            All with dust jackets.

 

197.    20 Different Red Sox Year Books/Programs

 

198.    10 BOOKS about BASEBALL

           All in dust jackets.

 

199.    I VIAGGI STRAORDINARI by Jules Verne. Decorative binding with three edges gilt.

           A beautifully bound book. How’s your Italian?

 

200.   14 TRAVEL RELATED ITEMS

          Brochures, postcards, slides, maps and guides of China.




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