RARE BOOKS (116)
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    JAPAN – A History in Art [SIGNED Edition] by: Smith, Bradley $69.95

    NY: Simon & Schuster/ A Gemini Book, 1964 – Limited, Signed Edition (#165 of 500 presentation copies), SIGNED by Bradley Smith – First printing (stated) – near new hardcover/ no dust jacket/ no box – 12.75″ tall by 9″ – spectacular black silk brocade covers with gold woven medallions, bevelled edges – gold leaf patterned endpapers – beautiful color plate reproductions throughout with color paper calligraphy dividers for each chapter – tipped in presentation slip – no markings of any kind – annotations, bibliography – 295 pages. Shipping within the U.S. only. Price includes heavy book surcharge.

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    Arterial Plan for Hartford by: Moses, Robert $199.00

    New York NY: Andrews & Clark, 1949 – Good+ large format paperback – 13.75″ tall x 11″ – white lettering on grey paper – 6 full-size color arterial maps, including 1 4-panel pullout; 1 bw proposed garage photo; 1 bw slum clearance map. Very small upper left corner bump with exterior light staining, light foxing on exterior cover margins; very light foxing on endpapers, affecting only 2-3 panels of the end map; otherwise tight, bright, with no markings. Text by Robert Moses, addressing 4 Hartford insurance companies and one electric company. Size: Folio – over 12″ – 15″ tall

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    Constitution and By-Laws of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes by: Carroll, J.C. $30.00

    Constitution and By-Laws of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes “Revised and amended at regular meeting of Grand Lodge, held in the City of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 20 to 25, inclusive, 1955 – Detroit MI: Grand Lodge Headquarters [1955] – Very Good paperback – 5.5″ tall x 3.5″ – black lettered blue paper covers with tiny edge nick – clean, tight, unmarked text – 108 pages. Size: 24mo – over 5″ – 5¾” tall

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    Constitution, By-Laws and Rules of Social Lodge No. 182 by: Independent Order of Odd Fellows [I.O.O.F.] $30.00

    Orange MA: Enterprise and Journal Print, 1918 – [for ‘I.O.O.F. of Orange, Mass., Instituted October 24, 1877’] – Good+ paperback – black-lettered green paper covers, detached but present, lightly rubbed, sunned – 6″ tall x 4″ – certificate page not filled – staples rusted, light wrinkling, otherwise clean, no markings – 28 pages. I.O.O.F. Odd Fellows social organization. Size: 16mo – over 5¾” – 6¾” tall

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    The Pictorial History of the United States of America, from the Discovery by the Northmen in the Tenth Century to the Present Time…in Four Volumes by: Frost, John $45.00

    This is Volumes I and II, bound in one volume. Philadelphia PA: Walker & Gillis, 1846 – Good hardcover – 10″ tall x 6.5″ – full leather; spine has raised bands, red and black title labels, gilt lettered on spine, gilt dec on cover edges – full page illustrations by W. Croome ahead of each volume title page and throughout – exterior rubbing at cover corners and edges, previous owner name penciled on t.p., toned edges, no other marks and very light foxing on otherwise bright paper – rear cover loosening partly at hinge, otherwise tight binding with slight lean. Vol. I : xvi + 17-240 pages; Vol. II: xii + 13-240 pages. Volumes I and II of set of 4. Ships from the U.S. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    FIFTY SEASONS A Gathering Memoir at The Millennium 1950-2000 by: Lovett, Sidney (editor) $20.00

    New Haven CT: Yale University, 2000 – Very Good hardcover – 10.25″ tall x 7.75″ – dark blue covers, gilt lettered – light to moderate exterior/edge wear, otherwise unmarked, tight, as new interior – liv + 589 pages. Heavy book surcharge included in price. Ships regular mail to U.S. addresses only. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    The Yale Banner 1949 (Volume CVIII) by: Unknown $39.00

    New Haven, CT: Yale Banner Publications, [1949] – Very Good hardcover – 11″ tall x 8″ – dark blue textured cover, white stamped lettering – previous owner name, 1949 date, edge toning, on front pastedown, otherwise no markings – lavish bw photos include G.H.W. Bush – acknowledgements + 279 pages. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    Dictionnaire Geographique ou Description de Toutes les Parties du Monde by: Vosgien $29.00

    Paris: Chez Menard et Desenne, Fils, 1826 – full leather, gilt lettered red title label, gilt bands & dec – 8.25″/21 cms tall – marbled endpapers, marbled edges – 7 maps: frontis pullout map of France (clear but torn), 4-panel pullout global projection of the world; Carte d’Afrique, Amerique Meridionale 1826, Amerique Septentrionale 1826, Carte d’Asie 1826, Carte d’Europe 1826 – vii + 672 pages + 5-page section on contemporary coin images. Moderate exterior wear with rubbed extremities, faded edges; text, edges, and maps toned with varied foxing; few margin stains; no markings. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Skizzen aus Umbrien by: Howald, Herold $25.00

    Bern SWITZERLAND: Kunstgesellschaft, 1940 – SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION (# 303 of 500) – Good+ paper covers, string bound – 9″ tall x 12.25″ tanned at the edges with shallow dampstaining along the top rear edge – the text by Hans Bloesch “Wandern in Italien” and the 20 sketches are clean, clear and unmarked with a very, very light hint of edge tanning. Text in German. Umbria, northern Italy.

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    The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the American Forces…and First President of the United States. . In Two Volumes. Volume II. by: Marshall, John $39.00

    Compiled under the inspection of the Honourable Bushrod Washington, from original papers bequeathed to him by his deceased relative. Philadelphia PA: James Crissy and Thomas, Cowperthwait and Co., 1843 – Second Edition (“revised and corrected by the author”) – Good hardcover – full leather with gilt dec edges, spine has 4 raised bands, 2 black gilt lettered labels on spine – marbled edges and endpapers – exterior, corners rubbed, outer edge toned; hinges tender but holding; toning on front and Index pages, otherwise bright text – previous owner names on front blank endpaper, no other markings – 448 pages + 32pp Notes + [i]-v Index. Marshall’s Washington. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Dr. Watts’s Imitation of the Psalms of David by: Isaac Watts. Barlow, Joel (ed.) $200.00

    Hartford: printed by Barlow and Babcock , M,DCC,LXXXV. [1785] – First Edition, leather bound – 6″ tall x 3″ – Good+ full leather with 4 raised bands on spine – cover corners rubbed but binding tight; 2 small worm holes at base of spine – pages toned with some edge chipping but 95% legible; last page detached but present – index of hymns, index of first lines – 348 pages. Owner Jeremiah Baldwin’s signature with purchase date 1786 and his age as 14 years is repeated on the front fly leaf. The same handwriting has marked Com [Common metre] and Long [Long metre] next to several hymn titles. The preface states how a committee appointed by the (Congregational) General Association of Connecticut invited Mr. Joel Barlow of Hartford in 1785 to adapt Isaac Watts’s hymns for use in American thought and worship (Congregational church) and publish them together with “a Collection of Hymns; The whole applied to the state of the Christian Church in General.” Joel Barlow (1755-1812), Yale graduate; poet (“Hasty Pudding”), Revolutionary editor and publisher, and U.S. diplomat. His wife Margaret had Baldwin family connections. Size: 16mo – over 5¾” – 6¾” tall

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    Memorial Album. Pictorial History of the 1st Division by: Unknown $25.00

    San Diego CA: The Society of the 1st Division, n.d. (1950) – First Edition – Very Good paperback – string-bound oblong 10″ tall x 13.75″ – bw photos – light edge sunning, light eyelet and corner wear, small tape liftoff scuff, otherwise unmarked, clean covers and text; string replaced – 102 pages. Album designed to supplement the World War I history and the World War II history of the 1st Division, “the Fighting First”. Size: oblong

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    Catalogue of the Marine Invertebrata of Eastern Canada by: Whiteaves, J.F. $25.00

    Ottawa, CANADA: S.E. Dawson, printer; Geological Survey of Canada, 1901 – First Edition – Good+ paperback in hardcover library binding – 10.25″ tall x 6.5″ – blue covers, gilt-lettered on spine – taped tear on title page, usual library marks and stamps, otherwise unmarked – Harvard Library label on pastedown – errata sheet + 271 pages. Whiteaves, Joseph Frederick, 1835-1909. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    The Flower of the Flock and The Badgers of Belmont by: Egan, Maurice Francis $99.00

    New York: Benziger Brothers, 1894 – Second Edition – Good+ hardcover – 7.5″ tall – green lettered green cloth, dulled but clean exterior, faded at spine, with moderate edge wear – tender at front hinge, but otherwise tight and square; edges darkened but interior bright and clean, unmarked – 179 pages. Two stories in one volume by Maurice Francis Egan (1852-1924). Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    Memories of 1904 at Yale by: Parks, G. Elton $29.00

    New Haven CT: printed for the author by E.L. Hildreth, master printer at Yale University Press, April 1913 – near Very Good hardcover – 6.5″ tall x 4.25″ – blue papercovered boards – white paper backstrip with paper title label – endpapers same blue paper – top edge gilt – outer and bottom page edge deckled – backstrip is sunned, loosening slightly at top with chip and 2″ cracking at bottom but holding; otherwise interior like new – 132 pages. 1904 events at Yale: Fence Orations; Class Oration; Class Poem; Class History; Ivy Ode; Baccalaureate Address. Size: 16mo – over 5¾” – 6¾” tall

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    British Railway Signalling by: Nock, O.S. $12.00

    London: George Allen & Unwin, 1969 – VG+ hardcover/Very Good dust jacket – 8.75″ tall – red covers, silver gilt lettered on spine – bw photos – small red stain inside dust jacket; no markings on book inside or out, appears new – index – 180 pages. History of the development of railway signaling from mechanical arm signal to modern methods of electronic remote control. ISBN: 0-04-625002-6 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    The MacCarthys of Munster The Story of a Great Irish Sept by: McCarthy, Samuel Trant (The MacCarthy Mor) $149.00

    Little Rock AR: Gryphons Publishers and Distributors, 1997 – Very Good hardcover – 9.25″ tall – gilt-lettered red covers – bw heraldic arms; bw illustrations, photos, maps, charts – 5-6 tiny scattered miniscule spots on the outside edge, otherwise as new, unmarked – index – 564 pages. First Edition (stated) of a Facsimile of an earlier publication, with additional Commentary by the author. ISBN: 0-9654220-1-1 Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    The Book of the Hamburgs. A Brief Treatise upon the Mating, Rearing and Management of the Different Varieties of Hamburgs by: Baum, L. Frank $69.00

    NY: Books of Wonder, 1991 – Very Good+ paperback facsimile of L. Frank Baum’s first publication of 1886 (Hartford CT: H.H. Stoddard) – 7″ tall – bw ills – faint edgewear, otherwise tight, bright, unmarked – bio note + 71 pages. ISBN: 0-929605-14-4 Ships from the U.S. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    Liber Brunensis 1914 by: Moffat, William A. ed. $30.00

    Providence RI: Chester A. Files, n.d. [1914] – 56th edition – Good hardcover – gilt lettered and dec brown covers with gilt bear and color seal of Brown University on front – binding shaken, backstrip sunned with wear and some separation at rear; one page taped neatly; generally complete and clean, unmarked – 9.75″ tall – ads + 300 pages. Brown University yearbook. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    A HANDBOOK OF LATTICE SPACINGS AND STRUCTURES OF METALS AND ALLOYS Volume 2 by: Pearson, W.B. $49.00

    Oxford UK & NY: Pergamon Press, 1967 – First Edition (stated) – Very Good hardcover – 10″ tall – lightly rubbed blue cloth, gilt-lettered – opens easily at title page (not cracked) but tight, clean unmarked interior, edges tanned but clean – ex corporate library/minimal markings (no pocket) – indices – 1,446 pages. (Metal Physics and Physical Metallurgy series, Vol. 4). Ships by standard mail to U.S. addresses only. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall