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).