Friday, November 18, 2011

New Arrivals Feed!

Hello all, I added a feed of new arrivals to the sidebar of this blog, so you can see day-by-day what books are available. As always, if you see something you like (or would like more information on), drop me a line!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Preparing for the Top Shelf Flea!

Hello, everyone! We're going to be making an appearance at the Top Shelf Flea Market this coming Sunday, and all my energies have been directed toward that for a while. See the market's blog for my most recent updates, and be sure to stop by if you're in the area: 10am - 4pm at Dilboy Hall in Davis Square.

Many of the books listed below in this blog will be there, and feel free to drop me a line if you want me to bring any particular titles. See you there!

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Notable New Books: August

Faith, culture, and leadership: A history of the Black church in Boston, by Robert C. Hayden
Boston: NAACP (Boston Branch), 1983. Signed by author. Booklet prepared for the 24th Annual Awards Banquet of the Boston Branch of the NAACP.

Laura Rider's Masterpiece, by Jane Hamilton
New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2009. First Edition. Signed by author.

Before the Dawn of History, by Charles Robert Knight
New York: Whittlesey House/McGraw-Hill, 1935. First Edition (first printing, scarce as such). Text and illustrations (by the author) of prehistoric beasts.

Explorations of Visual Phenomena, by Eleanor Dimoff
New York: Workshop Center for Open Education, 1973. First Edition (NAP). By the then-director of the Brooklyn Heights Montessori School.

"Somebody, Somewhere, Wants Your Photograph": A Selection From the Work of Allen E. Cole (1893-1970), Photographer of Cleveland's Black Community
Cleveland: Western Reserve Historical Society, 1980. First Edition.

Medieval Armenian Costumes: A History of the Armenians From the 7th - 14th Centuries, by Juanita Will Soghikian
Lexington, MA: Armenian Relief Society, 1976. First Edition (presumed). Paper-doll cutouts of authentic costume. Scarce.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Notable New Books: July

Immortal Hero Yang-sze, by Wang Hao
Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1965. Third edition. Scarce.

Snow Crystals, by W. A. Bentley
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1931. First edition. Rare.

Anatomical Preparations, by Milton Hildebrand
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1968. First edition (presumed). Scarce.

African Shadows, by Ugo Mochi
New York: Junior Literary League/Robert O. Ballou, 1933. First Edition.

A longitudinal investigation of Montessori and traditional prekindergarten training with inner city children: a comparative assessment of learning outcomes (a three part study), by Barbara Berger
New York: Center for Urban Education, 1969. Scarce original study.

Drawings by Japanese Children
Tokyo: Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai, 1940.

Principles and Practice of Radiesthesia, by Abbe Mermet
Longmead, Great Britain: Element Books, 1987. First Edition. Scarce.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Notable New Books

The Random House Dictionary of the English Language (Unabridged Edition)
New York: Random House, 1966. First Edition. With original box. Scarce.

Bridge Street to Freedom: Landmarking a Station on the Underground Railroad, by Flavia Alaya and Dolores Van Rensalier
Mahwah, NJ: Ramapo College of New Jersey, 1998. Inscribed and signed by both authors. First Edition SOLD!

The Story of the Sacred Harp, 1844-1944, by George Pullen Jackson
Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 1944. First Edition. Signed by author.

The Art of Cooking Omelettes, by Madame Romaine de Lyon
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co, 1963. Signed by author. First Edition. Scarce.

Counter-Insurgency Warfare: Theory and Practice, by David Galula
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1964. First Edition. Scarce.

Elsie De Wolfe: A Decorative Life, by Nina Campbell
New York: Panache Press, 1992. First Edition. Signed by author.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Notable New Books

Poppy, by Avi
New York: Orchard Books, 1995. First Edition. Scarce.

The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, Book 1), by Stephen King
Hampton Falls, NH: Donald M. Grant, 1998. Third printing (stated) of hardcover first edition.

Inventing A Nation: Washington, Adams, Jefferson, by Gore Vidal
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003. First edition, signed by the author.

Shakespearean Plant Names: Identifications and Interpretation, by Mats Ryden
Stockholm, Sweden: Almquist and Wiksell International, 1978. First Edition.

The Nursery "Alice," by Lewis Carroll
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1966. First Edition Thus (facsimile).

Sunday, May 2, 2010

The Top Shelf Flea

I just wanted to give a big "Thank You!" to all of you who came by our booth at the Top Shelf Flea. It was a pleasure meeting everyone.

I hope to do more events in the future; watch this blog or our Facebook page (link on the right) to keep in the know.