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    A Pocketful of Proverbs by: Anglund, Joan Walsh $100.00 $75.00

    NY: Harcourt Brace and World, 1964 – VG+ miniature hardcover (4 1/8″ tall x 3 1/8″) – SIGNED/ INSCRIBED on front endpaper by Joan Walsh Anglund with delightful illustration of a little girl sitting on a grassy hill with 3 kittens – Very Good dust jacket/Very Good case – pale green cloth covers, black lettered and dec; color and bw text ills, full color dust jacket and front label on case. Book, jacket and case lightly sunned with tiny tear to top of dust jacket; otherwise unmarked, tight, clean – unnumbered pages. Scarce signed copy by this artist. Size: 32mo – over 4″ – 5″ tall

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    General Philip Kearny: Battle Soldier of Five Wars by: Kearny, Thomas $100.00 $50.00

    subtitled: Including the Conquest of the West by General Stephen Watts Kearny. NY: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1937 – First Edition, SIGNED/Inscribed by the author – near Very Good hardcover – blue cloth, gilt lettered on front and spine – 9.5″ tall – frontis engraving by Wright Smith – many b/w ills – exterior edge and corner wear, sunned backstrip, some paint streaks on front; otherwise tight, clean, unmarked interior, no foxing – errata slip bound in – bibliography & notes – index – xv + 496 pages. Preface by Frank Monaghan. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Juniper Tree and Other Tales from Grimm (Signed by Maurice Sendak) by: Lore Segal and Maurice Sendak; Randall Jarrell $250.00 $200.00

    NY: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1973 – 2 volumes, boxed – 1st Edition – Volume 1 signed by Maurice Sendak on half-title page – Fine/as new hardcovers/Very Good jackets/VG to VG+ box – 7 1/8″ tall x 5 1/8″ – brown cloth, gilt lettered and dec; bw ills by Maurice Sendak – 168 pages; pp.169-332. Vol. 1 dust jacket has tiny brownish spot on front and tiny top corner tear; both show light edge wear from moving in and out of the box. Box: pasted pictorial label on russet paper; faint indent, no rubs or tears. Maurice Sendak (1928-2012). ISBN: 0-374-18057-1 Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    SAKYA BUDDHA: A Versified, Annotated Narrative of His Life and Teachings; with An Excursus, Containing Citations from the Dhammapada, or Buddhist Canon. by: Root, E.D. $80.00 $69.00

    NY: Charles P. Somerby, 1880 – First Edition – near Good hardcover/no dust jacket – 12mo/7.5″ tall – dark blue cloth with blindstamped dec and gilt lettered spine – brown endpapers – inscription: “Margaret A. Bradley, Compliments of the Author” – errata slip tipped in – front cover shows few dark spills and faded patch; wear at top & bottom of spine, edgewear; rubbed corners; front hinge cracking – two small corner turndowns; otherwise interior is near Very Good, unmarked – 171pp. Author describes himself as an “American Buddhist” on the title page; his Preface is dated Forestville, Conn., October, 1879. The book itself is cited in Volume 2 of Thomas A. Tweed’s Buddhism in the United States, 1844-1925 (6 volumes). This is a landmark volume in the history of Buddhism in America. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    Spring in New Hampshire and Other Poems by: McKay, Claude $350.00 $250.00

    London: Grant Richards Ltd., 1920 – First edition – near Very Good paperback – 7 7/8″ tall – brown paper covers slightly overlapping page block – green paper title label on front – b/w photo frontis – rough cut pages – intro by I.A. Richards – 40 pages. Condition: light sunning and creasing along cover edges with tiny tear at front lower edge, rear outer edge; sunning, wear at top and bottom of backstrip with small ¼” tear; tiny smudge at corner of title label (gluestain?), otherwise covers clean and unmarked inside and out; foxed page edges, light foxing to few front and back pages; otherwise interior unmarked. Title label also carries British price. Important early work by black writer and activist from Jamaica (1889-1948), educated in the U.S. Collectible first edition. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    The Human Figure: An Anatomy for Artists by: Rubins, David K. $25.00 $15.00

    NY: Viking Press, 1971 – SIGNED/Author’s signature pasted onto the half title page – near Very Good hardcover/Good dust jacket (in mylar) – 11.25″ tall – illustrated endpapers – bw labeled anatomical-type illustrations throughout – gilt lettering on spine, clean brown cloth covers with small knife-edge nick on lower front – previous owner name on front endpaper, otherwise no markings – index – 94 pages. ISBN: 0-670-38630-8 Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    The Little Book About God by: Ford, Lauren $75.00 $50.00

    Garden City NY: Doubleday & Company, 1934 – First Edition, SIGNED/INSCRIBED by Lauren Ford (with extra color illustration) on front endpaper – Very Good hardcover in near Very Good dust jacket – 7″ tall x 4.75″ – lovely color illustrations on double pages – opens easily at center, otherwise tight, bright, with no markings – dust jacket has moderate edgewear, tiny edge tears – unnumbered pages. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    The Scripture Doctrine of Regeneration by: Backus, Charles $49.00 $39.00

    Hartford: Oliver D. and I. Cooke, 1800 – Good+ hardcover – 6 5/8″ tall – full leather, mottled edges, with gilt lettered leather label on spine – writing on 2nd flyleaf: Jeremiah Baldwin Jr. His Book Bought August the 2 AD 1800 – edge wear with corners rubbed, title label peeling out slightly from backstrip edge, page toning, but binding tight – 6.75″ tall x 4″ – 180 pages. Size: 16mo – over 5¾” – 6¾” tall

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    Thirteen Irish Writers On Ireland by: Coughlin, Jack; Skelton, Robin $500.00 $475.00

    Brookline MA: The Godine Press/David R. Godine, n.d. [1969] – unbound – Limited Edition (1 of 100 copies), Signed by the artist, Jack Coughlin, on each print (13 original portrait etchings each numbered 2/100 in this set) – in quarter leather clamshell box. The folders, artwork, and accompanying printed material are near new, unmarked, except for a faint shadow on the blank page opposite some of the etchings. The box shows very light corner, handling wear, otherwise clean and tight. Price includes heavy book surcharge. ISBN: 0-87923-067-3 Price reduced from $750 up to December 31, 2015 Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    Whispers of the Angel (Nawa-e Sarosh) by: $100.00 $80.00

    New Delhi: Ghalib Academy, 1969 – 1st printing – Good+ hardcover – 7.25” tall x 4.75” – dark red lettering on buff boards with black illustration – 4 color illustrations – poems printed in red and black inside green margins – upper outer corner bump; otherwise tight binding with no markings – 53 pages.  Selections from 14 English translations of poems by Ghalib (1797-1869) with the original Urdu in English transliteration. Introduction by Hakeem Abdul Hameed. Includes 4 color illustrations by artists Satish Gujral, G.R. Santosh, Anis Farooqi, and Laxman Pai.   Scarce.  ISBN: 0-88253-384-3