Tubie's Monument

From the jacket flap, "Tubie's Monument" is "a deadpan, diabolically funny drama about the scramble for that TV gold -- and about that TV phenomena, Joe Lavingo the man whose personality brings out the mother in every housewife, and who therefore can sell anything." This book has some jacket soil and edgewear, mostly on the spine. Book has mild edgewear, but inner pages are clean, binding is tight.  311 pages; approx. 6"x8".


  • Tubie's Monument
  • Peter Keveson
  • E.P. Dutton & Co., 1956
  • First edition







Strange Gift

This scarce, first-edition copy of Bushnell's novel has a gray dust jacket with brown lettering and a black-and-white illustration. Book is in very good condition with light foxing and light wear; jacket is in good condition with dust stains, edgewear, rubbing, faded spine and soil-now in mylar. Bushnell said she based the main character of this paranormal novel, psychic Nancy Morse, on her own mother. 309 pages; approx. 6"x8".


  • STRANGE GIFT
  • Adelyn Bushnell
  • Howard-McCann, 1951
  • First edition








Busy Bodies

Unusual adult novel of the afterlife from Olympia's "Traveler's Companion" series. First hardcover edition. 4.5"x7" hard cover book has a black jacket with pink and white lettering on the front and spine. Jacket is edgeworn, with rubbing and some soil and spotting; book has mild wear, but pages are clean. From an Olympia catalog: "Move over, Toni Morrison, Ed Martin's still the king when it comes to ghostly erotic power. This peculiar effort, even by Olympia's standards, unleashes the sexual energy locked up inside the catacombs. Join one mortal, a number of fully functioning deceased, and the spirit of abolitionist John Brown for a sensual afterlife you'll never forget!" 246 pages.


  • BUSY BODIES
  • Ed Martin
  • The Olympia Book Society, 1968







Sunday Magazine

Bound edition of Frank Leslie's Sunday Magazine for July-December 1880. Leslie was an English-born American engraver, illustrator, and publisher of family periodicals. Book is bound in three-quarter black leather with brown covers. Edges are heavily worn and chipped, corners bumped and worn, fair overall. Pages show foxing and some soil. 760 pages, 8 x 11 inches.


  • Sunday Magazine
  • Frank Leslie's Publishing House, 1880






The White Cliffs

Signed by Miller on front free endpaper. Popular poem written during World War II, it "expresses completely and beautifully what many Americans feel about England in this dark hour." 5.5 x 7.5 with 70 pages. Off-white lettering on the blue and purple dust jacket spine and cover. Blue cloth covers show some edgewear and light spotting. Former owner's gift inscription on first blank. Jacket shows chipping and small tears. Price clipped. 25th Impression.


  • The White Cliffs
  • Alice Duer Miller
  • Coward-McCann, Inc.. 1941






The Plays of J.M. Barrie

The collected plays of J.M. Barrie, bound in green cloth with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Book is in generally good, clean condition, some slight edgewear and cover soil, pages slightly browned. Includes original dust jacket, which shows heavy edgewear, browning, chipping, soil and a sticker remnant. 871 pages, 6 x 8.5 inches. 25th Thousand printing.


  • The Plays of J.M. Barrie
  • Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935





Porcelain

This antique color lithograph print features illustrations of various fine porcelain works of art. It 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.