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Fry, Roger. Editions Des Chroniques Du Jour, Paris. 1931
First edition limited to 650 copies of which this one is not numbered. Glassine covered soft wraps in ribbon tied hard cover. 50 pages of text in English with illustrations interspersed, 40 b/w plates and 4 full color plates.
Binding intact but loose. Spine creased with small loss. Hard cover shows some wear with a little fading and back hinge starting.
Various Contributors. Germany,1936
Hard cover autograph book 7' by 5 3/4" with forty eight staple bound leaves containing a full page floral color drawing, a hand drawn title page and forty two hand written entries, dated 1936-37, facing variously one drawing, six colored decorative cutouts and twenty three well executed examples of Scherenschnitte art.
A unique and unusual souvenir autograph book of a young German girl in the carefree days before the outbreak of WWII.
Overall very good condition with light rubbing to edges and corners of cover.
Bigny, T.O. (Editor). S.S. Wallihan & Company. Denver, 1870.
Comprising of a brief history of Colorado, and a condensed but comprehensive account of her Mining, Agricultural, Commercial and Manufacturing Interests, Climatology, Inhabitants, Advantages and Industries, together with a complete and accurate Directory of Denver, Golden City, Black Hawk, Central City, Nevada, Idaho, Georgetown, Boulder, Greeley, Colorado City, Pueblo, Trinidad, etc.
First edition. 442pp plus numerous pages of advertisements. Dark green boards with lettering and the great Seal of Colorado in gilt.
Spine ends worn. Front hinge weakened internally otherwise very good. Previous owner's signature to front fixed endpaper.
Lovelace, Delos. Grossett & Dunlap, New york. 1932.
First edition. 8vo. [vi] 249pp Ad. Green cloth boards with brown lettering. Black stained top edge. First state dust jacket with the word "by" appearing twice by the name Edgar Wallace.
The lime green cloth is bright and the lettering sharp. Binding is tight and square. Minor wear to head and tail of spine. Pages and endpapers clean and free from any sign of previous ownership.
Dust jacket colors remain strong with some slight fading to the spine. Some wear to the folds at the fore-edge and a small, 2mm loss to the bottom of the spine and slightly larger loss 2mm - 6mm at the head of spine which extends approx. 2cm into the front panel.
Conceived by Edgar Wallace and Merian C. Cooper Screen play by James A. Creelman and Ruth Rose novelized from the Radio Picture by Delos W. Lovelace. Published in December of 1932 this book preceded the release of, and served as advanced publicity for, the RKO movie of the same name in February 1933. A near fine book in a very good unrestored dust jacket.
Scott, Thomas. William W. Woodward, Philadelphia. 1804-1809.
First American, From the Second London Edition. Complete in five volumes, with original cloth backed map laid in. 4to. Contemporary full leather with five raised bands and dark red lettering piece to spines.
Contains family history of the Thompson - Howell family of New York. Covers a little rubbed. Some toning and occasional foxing. A half page of family history excised. Hand colored "Map of Palestine or Holy Land from the Best Authorities" Engraved for Whiting & Watson's edition of Dr. Scott's Bible by Peter Maverick, Newark shows toning with some foxing.
A fine example of a very early American printed Bible.