Our Books - Twenty Recent Acquisitions

The North Country Cheviot and Ten Years of Breeding at Edenbank.
Wells, Oliver N.

Sardis, B.C.: Self Published, 1960. 8vo. Stapled Wraps. Near Fine 16 pp., illustrated. From the Introduction: "This booklet has been prepared and published in order to make available authentic information... [read more] | $25.00

Pookie Puts the World Right.
Wallace, Ivy

Sardis, B.C.: Self Published, 1960. 8vo. Stapled Wraps. Near Fine 16 pp., illustrated. From the Introduction: "This booklet has been prepared and published in order to make available authentic information... [read more] | $40.00

Pookie and the Gypsies
Wallace, Ivy

Sardis, B.C.: Self Published, 1960. 8vo. Stapled Wraps. Near Fine 16 pp., illustrated. From the Introduction: "This booklet has been prepared and published in order to make available authentic information... [read more] | $55.00

Tacitus
Mellor, Ronald

Routledge, New York and London; 1993; pp. [xii] + 211, with Preface, Chronological Note, Notes, a list of Editions and Translations; Bibliography, Index and Index of Passages Translated. Michael Grant,... [read more] | $15.00

Walden & Other Writings of Henry David Thoreau
Thoreau, Henry David

The Modern Library, New York. Introduction by Brooks Atkinson and Foreword by Townsend Scutter. pp. [xxiv] + 732. A Fine, unmarked copy in Near Fine dj. The volume contains the full text of Walden... [read more] | $25.00

An Introductory Guide to THE ANATHEMATA and the SLEEPING LORD sequence of DAVID JONES.
[David Jones] Summerfield, Henry.

Sono Nis Press, Victoria, 1979. 192 pp., including 8 maps, 1 Geological Chart; Chronology; List of Abbreviations, and Bibliography. Fine in dustwrapper. From the publisher: “In this decade David... [read more] | $60.00

1494. How a Family Feud in Medieval Spain Divided the World in Half.
Bown, Stephen R.

Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver & Toronto, 2011. A Fine First Edition copy in Fine dustwrapper; Bibliography; Further Reading list; Timeline; Index. The untold story of the explosive feud among... [read more] | $15.00

Till I End My Song
Gibbings, Robert

Robert Gibbings, 1889-1958 The Irish-born author and illustrator, whose work is much sought after by book collectors, as well as those who wouldn’t see themselves as ‘collectors’ but... [read more] | $30.00

Franklin Mining Camp, British Columbia
Drysdale, Charles W.

Inscribed by the Author to the First Instructorof Geology at the University of British Columbia The volume has been inscribed (though not signed) on the front free endpaper “with the compliments... [read more] | $170.00

Baudolino
Eco, Umberto

Harcourt, Inc., New York, 2002; 8vo. Fine in dustwrapper. First American Edition, translated from the Italian by William Weaver. From Booklist, as quoted on the dj: “A fantastical narrative...historical... [read more] | $20.00

Postcript to the Name of the Rose
Eco, Unberto

Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich; San Diego, New York & London; 1984. First American Edition. 12mo; Fine in price-clipped dustjacket, Else Fine. 82 pp., 11 illustrations. From the dj: “With erudition... [read more] | $20.00

The Semi-Centennial of the Statehood of Iowa. A Poem.
Pierson, Prof. J.

Uncommon Celebration of Iowa State. Far more than a poem (to p. 43), there follows explanatory notes on pp. 44-46, and an Appendix (pp. 47-61) “in which are found many incidents and happenings... [read more] | $55.00

Early Days at the Mission San Juan Bautista. A narrative of incidents connected with the days when California was young.
Mylar, Isaac L.

Valley Publishers and the San Juan Bautista Historical Society, Fresno, California, 1970; being a reprint of the 1929 printing published by Evening Pajaronian, Watsonville. 204 pp.; illustrated; Notes,... [read more] | $25.00

Royal Victoria Yacht Club Annual 1959

Includes portraits of the ‘Flag Officers’ for the year, and the annual message from the Commodore, then Walter Walsh. Apart from the names of the Executive Committee, Sub-Committees and Past... [read more] | $25.00

Tobacco, Peace Pipes, and Indians
Seig, Louis.

Palmer Lake, Colorado: Filter Press, 1971. 12mo. Stapled Card Covers. Fine. [2] [iii-vi], 1-43 pp.; line drawings, many of various pipes; maps. From the Introduction: "This little book is a survey... [read more] | $10.00

Navajo Wars: Military Campaigns, Slave Raids and Reprisals.
McNitt, Frank

The University of New Mexico Press, 1972, First Edition. [xii] + 477 pp.; extensive bibliography, index, illustrations, map endpapers. The definitive study from the time of the first Spanish contact.... [read more] | $60.00

Jicarilla Apaches.
Van Roekel, Gertrude B.

The Naylor Company, San Antonio, 1971. [xvii] [20, photographs] + 86 pp., footnotes and short bibliography. Near Fine, pebbled white leather/Very Good – bookseller’s small ticket on ffep.... [read more] | $25.00

Myths and Tales of the White Mountain Apache.
Goodwin, Grenville

Octavo. Cloth. Fine Kraus, Millwood, 1979. Octavo, red cloth without dj as issued. Fine. [xv] + 223 pp. A reprint of the very uncommon 1939 printing by the American Folk-Lore Society. A lovely copy of... [read more] | $55.00

Left Handed: a Navajo Autobiography.
Dyk, Walter and Ruth.

New York: Columbia University Press, 1980. Octavo. Cloth. Fine / Near Fine. This sequel to "Son of Old Man Hat' covers three years of Left Handed's life at the close of the 1889s. An classic autobiography... [read more] | $30.00

So Far from God: The U.S. War with Mexico 1846-1848.
Eisenhower, John S.D.

New York: Random House, 1989. First Edition. Octavo. Hard Cover. Fine / Fine. [xxvi] + 426 pp.; map endpapers; internal maps; extensive bibliography; index. A lovely copy in like dustjacket. James... [read more] | $25.00