The Manhattan Bridge


This antique print of The Manhattan Bridge Over The East River, New York City, comes from The New International Yearbook of 1909, published by Dodd, Mead and Co. in 1910. The book was edited by Frank Moore Colby. The print measures 10 x 6.5 inches. The paper is generally clean and bright, with no significant tears or stains. Title page from book show for reference purposes and not included in sale.



India


This color map of India comes from The New International Yearbook of 1909, published by Dodd, Mead and Co. in 1910. The book was edited by Frank Moore Colby. The map measures 10 x 13 inches with a center fold. The paper is generally clean and bright, with no significant tears or stains. Title page from book show for reference purposes and not included in sale.


Henry Esmond and Lovel the Widower


5 x 7.5 hard cover book. Gold lettering on the green spine and cover. Two classic William Thackeray novels bound into a single volume. This "Household Edition" is in good clean condition with tanned pages, wear and light soil.



  • Henry Esmond and Lovel the Widower
  • William M. Thackeray
  • Harper & Brothers, 1881



The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott


This antique hardcover set of Scott's poetry is bound in burgundy cloth boards. Front covers have gilt borders; spines have gilt lettering. Top page edges are gilt. Soil and edgewear to covers; owner's name on front endpaper; slight cock to spines; occasional pencil marks within, tanned pages. Each is approx. 325 pages, 5"x8".



  • POETICAL WORKS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT, 2 VOLS.
  • Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1894




The Italian Renaissance in Art

This 6 x 9 hardcover has 487 pages. Blue cloth covers decorated with gilt lettering and designs.  A general description of Italian art during the Renaissance--architecture, painting, and sculpture; commentary on Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian and others. Generally clean and tight, crisp binding, bright pages. Some light wear to edges and some spots of soil to covers.



  • The Italian Renaissance in Art
  • Otho Pearre Fairfield
  • The MacMillian Company, 1928
  • First edition




A Mirror For Witches


This book has a tan spine with a red paste-down label and black letteirng. Front and rear boards have black-and-tan pattern. Top page edge is red. Cover has wear and soil. Bookplate on front inner board. Pages lightly browned. Some foxing and general wear and soil.  Illustrated with woodcuts by Robert Gibbings, this is a story of witchcraft in the 17th century. 214 pages; approx. 5"x8".


  • A MIRROR FOR WITCHES
  • Esther Forbes
  • Robert Gibbings, illustrator
  • Houghton Mifflin Co., 1928




The Memoirs of a Shy Pornographer


This book is bound in black cloth boards with tan spine lettering. Book is in good condition with edgewear, faded spine, rubbing and soil. Pages clean. Patchen's "amusement" sends up censorship in an absurd diary-style narrative. 242 pages; approx. 5"x8".



  • THE MEMOIRS OF A SHY PORNOGRAPHER
  • Kenneth Patchen
  • New Directions, 1945
  • First edition




Earth Sculpture


Green cloth with gilt titles and cover  emblem. Some cover wear and soil. Owner's label on front innerboard and name in pencil on front endpaper. Some underlining in pencil. Illustrated. 6"x8.5" with 397 indexed pages.



  • Earth Sculpture or the Origin of Land-Forms
  • James Geikie
  • G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1898
  • First edition




Two Worlds


This hardbound copy is a limited edition with only 450 copies printed. Bound volume includes Volume Two, #s 5, 6, 7, and 8. An immensely important literary magazine, Samuel Roth's publication included works by Ernest Hemingway, T.S. Eliot, D.H. Lawrence, Lewis Carroll, Carl Sandburg, and many more. Filled with spectacular illustrations by Beardsley, Jo Cain, Sidney Hunt, Alexander King and more. Vol. 2 #5 includes "A New Unnamed Work" (5th installment) by James Joyce. The unnamed work would be Ulysses. 8 x 10.5 inches, some light spotting to spine. Green cloth covers are generally clean, pages nice and bright.



  • Two Worlds: A Literary Quarterly Devoted to The Increase of the Gaity of Nations
  • Samuel Roth, Ed.
  • Nocki-Grisball, 1926