Our Books - Twenty Recent Acquisitions
Oxford University Press; Oxford, New York et al, 2003. First Edition, Fine in like dustjacket. Pp. [xi] + 226; illustrated (b&w); References, Select Bibliography and Index. From the dj: “Galileo’s... [read more] | $20.00
Philadelphia: Porcupine Press, 1980. Octavo. Cloth. Fine. A reprint - octavo in blue cloth - of the 1916 First Edition from the University of California Press penned by the Assistant Curator of the famous... [read more] | $80.00
Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1928. 12mo (18.5 cm.). Stapled Card Covers. Fine. Part of "The Ryerson Canadian History Readers" series edited by Lorne Pierce, a publishing enterprise that, as is... [read more] | $20.00
Schocken Books, New York, 1968. 112 pp.; 8 illustrations and frontispiece. About Fine in trade paperback format. “Here is a unique account, compiled from meetings and correspondence, on one man’s... [read more] | $12.00
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, Octavo. Card Covers. Not having been published consecutively, these three volumes from Oak Knoll are scarce as a set. Inn all, there are 3,490 bibliographies of book catalogues,... [read more] | $90.00
Warriors of the Rainbow: Strange and Prophetic Dreams of the Indian Peoples.
Willoya, William and Vinson Brown
Naturegraph Company, Healdsburg, California; (1962), Third Printing. Octavo, 94 pp. + [2, verso card covers]; bibliography; index. Illustrated: line drawings and two fold-out pages with full-colour images... [read more] | $25.00
La grande comete de 1882. Qu'est-ce que c'est? Qu'annonce-t-elle? Est-ce la fin du monde? Si elle rencontrait la Terre, qu'arriverait-il? Causerie populaire.
A.M. [Auguste Michel].
Quebec: J. N. Duquet, 1882. 16mo (16 cm). Original Wraps. Very Good. 72 pp. in sewn wraps. Known in English as the Great Comet of 1882, it became visible in the southern sky in September o 1882, and... [read more] | $65.00
56 pp., 381 items, illustrated; royal octavo (25 cm.) in light card covers. Published by the Peabody Museum in 1920, and printed by Thos. P. Nichols & Son Co., Lynn, Mass. Prepared for an exhibit... [read more] | $100.00
Berkeley: University of California, 2001. Octavo. Soft Cover. Fine. [xiv] + 432 pp.; notes, contributors, index. "Through analysis of oral and written narratives, exegesis, plays, songs, rituals,... [read more] | $12.00
Vancouver: Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, 1998. quarto. Illustrated Card Covers. Fine. The Exhibition Catalogue of the November 1998 show at the Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, featuring a photographic portrait... [read more] | $50.00
Edmonds, Washington: Pacific Fast Mail, 1990. quarto (11"). A Fine copy in like dustjacket of this primary source book of the history of the Diamond & Caldor Railway, known to aficionados as... [read more] | $125.00
The Scriptures of Different Faiths; and The Oneness of Religion; collected in God, His Mediator and Man: A Study of Comparative Religion.
Singh, Pritram and McKay, Doris.
Wilmette: Baha'i Publishing Trust, 1958. Octavo. Card Covers. Near Fine Two articles, together with a brief Introduction, taken from the pages of the periodical 'World Order'. Professor Singh was a lecturer... [read more] | $20.00
Gene Tunney on Shakespeare: His Lecture at Yale, in Haldeman-Julius Monthly, June 1928.
Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Company, Octavo. Stapled Card Covers. Very Good + This issue of the progressive, crusading magazine includes a little-known facet of the life and character of famed boxer,... [read more] | $25.00
Gabrovo, Bulgaria: House of Humour and Satire, 1986. quarto (11.5"). Illustrated Card Covers. Near Fine 160 pp. illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. This journal was published twice yearly... [read more] | $30.00