- Gene Allen, Books - Featured Items
- Featured items that Gene Allen, Books plans to bring to RMBPF 2019.
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Helen Hanff. NY / Grossman / 1970
A classic book collecting tale, “84, Charing Cross Road is in all a journal, a love story, and a delightfully unique articulation of the joy and warmth between a book lover and her favorite shop.”
Book is fine in a very good jacket and has a great, half page inscription signed by the author. Includes a nice, first edition copy of her sequel, The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street, 1973.
Tony Hillerman. Ny / HarperCollins / 1993
This first edition has a wonderful, colored illustration on the half title page signed by artist Ernie Franklin. As new.
Walter Tyndale, R. I., London / Hodder & Stoughton / 1912
Large book in red cloth with gold and black embossed spine & front cover; top edge gilt. Book is in fine condition with all 27 tipped-in color plates. In the original box; cover corners separated with light rubbing, otherwise very good. A beautiful book in the rare box.
Milwaukee / American Publishing Co. / 1890
Large, original lithograph, produced by the American Publishing Co. of Milwaukee, Wisc., measures 26 ¼ x 39 3/8. It is mounted to 3/8 inch fiberboard with a ¾ inch black frame with no glass. Map is in very good condition & appears as plate 49 in “Cities on Stone”, - Nineteenth Century Lithographic Images of the Urban West by John W. Reps. This is the less common version without the “Kessler Brewery” overprint (mentioned in the text). Includes a copy of the book, 2nd printing soft cover (1979).
L. A. Huffman. Miles City / Huffman / c.1890s
These photo, of a Cheyenne girl of six and her brother, were taken c.1890s. These original contact prints were made 1900 – 1905. Framed size is 13 ½ x 23. The prints are in fine condition and measure approximately 3 ¼ x 5 ½ .