The Iceman Cometh

O'Neill's classic play featuring Harry Hope, set in New York in 1912. 5.75 x 8.25 inches with 260 pages. Handsome blue cloth cover with gilt lettering. Nice clean condition, lightly browned pages, some light wear and soil.

  • The Iceman Cometh
  • Eugene O'Neill
  • Random House, 1946
  • First edition

History of New York

This antique hardcover book is bound in brown leather boards with gilt trim on the spine and gilt lettering on a black leather spine label. Inner pages are browned, with foxing. This is a first edition, with continuation, of the first known printed history of the state of New York. The spine has been replaced; covers are worn, with a heavily chipped upper front corner. Leather in general shows wear. Binding tight. Light foxing, pages are toned. Some wear to the first and last pages of the text block. The bulk of the text was written by Smith before America's independence from the British had been won; the "continuation" carries the history through the year 1814. 511 pages; approx. 5"x8".

  • William Smith
  • Ryer Schermerhorn, printer
  • 1814 - First edition

The Preparation of Manuscripts For the Printer

This book is bound in green cloth boards, with gilt lettering on the front and spine. Some cover soil/edgewear; inner pages browned; pencil notes and underlining within. This is a book about the printing trades, aimed at an author who is preparing his manuscript for submission. 148 pages; approx. 4"x7". Ninth edition.

  • Frank H. Vizetelly
  • Funk & Wagnalls Co., 1929

Essays and Verses

This antique hardcover book is bound in brown cloth boards with bright gilt spine lettering. Very slight edgewear, but covers are clean overall. Front endpaper is inscribed by the author, as follows: "For Mr. Charles G. Kimball, with the sincere regards of John H. Edwards," bearing the author's signature. The privately printed volume contains the author's essays on such diverse topics of Christopher Columbus, evolution, the Huguenots, music, religion and more, as well as selected verses. 118 pages; approx. 5"x8".

  • John Harrington Edwards
  • Self-Published, 1912

Annual Report of the State Engineer & Surveyor of the State of New York

This antique hardcover book is bound in black cloth boards with decorative etching on the cover and gilt spine lettering. Covers nice and clean; some foxing within. Some edgewear, bookplate and former owner inscription. Large (25"x30") fold-out map at front of existing and proposed railroad lines. Charts, tables and more information within. 557 pages; approx. 6"x9". 

  • Annual Report of the State Engineer & Surveyor of the State of New York and of the Tabulations and Deductions from the Reports of the Railroad Corporations
  • Weed, Parsons & Co., 1867

Oakwood And Its Lessons

This antique hardcover book is bound in gray cloth boards, with burgundy floral decorations on the front and spine, and gilt spine lettering (spine reads "Oakwood"). No author listed; a scarce title, no other examples available. Front hinge slightly cracked; owner's name on front endpaper; most inner pages clean. 352 pages; approx. 5"x7"

  • Oakwood And Its Lessons; or, What We Can Do
  • No author listed
  • Congregational Publishing Society, 1872


This antique hardcover book is bound in dark blue cloth boards, with gilt spine lettering. Very mild cover wear; inscription on front endpaper; most inner pages clean, binding tight. Burroughs' lyrical collection of essays was the first in a lifetime of writing that came to define American naturalism. 292 pages, including index; approx. 4"x6".

  • Wake-Robin
  • John Burroughs
  • Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1894

Novelties and How To Make Them

This antique hardcover book is bound in tan cloth boards, with blue lettering on the front and spine.  Illustrated throughout with black-and-white drawings, this book details how to create everything from stuffed dolls and toys to faux flowers and other decorative items. 148 pages, including index; approx. 5"x7". Book is in good condition with cover soil, foxing, tanned pages. A bit of edgewear.

  • Various authors
  • George W. Jacobs & Co., 1907
  • First edition