Chicago: The Midland Publishing Company, Later Printing. c.1885. Half brown calf, four raised spine bands, gilt titles, gilt edges, pebbled cloth, marbled endpapers. 8vo. 512pp. Illus. very Good+. Light sunning to spine, rubbing to leather, former owner's signature on front endpaper with offsetting to flyleaf, mild soil.
Fort Wayne, IN: Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County, 1955 reprint. 25 pp. Softcover. Light soil to wraps; clean contents. Reprinted from the author's 1928 book "The Romance of Forgotten Men."
New York: Harper & Brothers, First edition, 1927, hardcover with decorative gilt stamped blue cloth boards, octavo, 298pp., illustrated with sepia photographs. Book VG+ with mild rubbing to boards, binding tight, previous owner's sticker to front flyleaf, text clean and unmarked with some toning. No DJ.
Cleveland, OH: Leader Printing Co. First edition, 1883. Limp dark green cloth 8vo, title embossed on cover, 196 pp, engravings throughout. Ex-library with bookplate, ink stamp on title page, bar code on rear flyleaf, white numbers on front cover (varnished), no other noted marks. Good copy, light wear, with a....
(New Haven?): Published by the author, Inscribed by the author, Henry Walcott Farnam, on the front blank page to Mrs. Edward H. Jenkins. 1932, softcover. 28 pp., printed on rectos only. Illustrated with 3 original photographs, including a mounted frontis piece. The other two photos are on a single sheet...
New Haven: Yale University Press, Second printing, 1913, hardcover with cloth backed boards, octavo, 64pp., not illustrated. Book good with dampstaining to boards, edgewear and soil, binding tight, previous owner's signature to front flyleaf, text has some dampstaining to margins toward front half, otherwise clean. No DJ.
Ames, Ia. Iowa State Press, Reprint, 1986. Large 8vo, paperback, xl, 583 pp. Illustrated throughout in b & w. Indexed. Very Good, text is clean and unmarked. Minor discoloration to wraps, including spine. Minor discoloration to page edges. Originally published as Iowa: A Guide to the Hawkeye State (Viking, 1938).
Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co. First printing, 1939, paperback, octavo, 49pp., illustrated in b&w. Book VG+ with rubbing and mild edgewear to wrap, soil to bottom rear corner, binding tight, previous owner's sticker to inside front panel, otherwise text clean and unmarked but mildly toned throughout. No DJ.
St. Louis: St. Louis Mercantile Library, 1993. First edition. Paperback, 8vo. 197pp. with frontis of Ferris. Very good. Sunning to spine and wear to spine ends. Contents are clean and unmarked.
New York: American Historical Society, Complete set in 3 volumes. 1916, First Edition. Hardcover 4tos., in original 3/4 leather with gilt titles. Illustrated with over 100 engraved portraits. Near Fine. An excellent set with bright, clean contents. Bindings slightly rubbed; spines sunned a touch, but the leather is still quite fresh. Surprisingly uncommon. 3 volumes.
Williamsburg: Colonial Williamsburg, Blue cloth; illus.; 323pp. Corners bumped, some spots of discoloration toward head of front cover, owner's name and dedication on front free endpaper, else a clean and tight copy.
Trenton, NJ: New Jersey State Museum, 1987. First edition. Paperback, 8vo. in grey wraps with gilt front wrap title. 88pp. illustrated in b&w. Very good. Sunning to head of wraps. Internally clean and unmarked. Exhibition catalog for the early American portraiture of Gustavus Hesselius, as displayed at the New Jersey...
Miami Beach, FL: Davis and Campbell, 1938. Hardcover, folio, spiral-bound in cloth-backed boards. 196 pp., profusely illustrated with b&w photos. Very Good. Rubbing and light soil to the boards; corners worn; faint dampstain to upper corner of the first 10 pages only; otherwise clean and unmarked. A rare book --...
New York: Harper & Brothers, Stated first edition, 1939, hardcover with cloth-backed boards in dust jacket, octavo, 290pp., sparsely illustrated in b&w. Book VG+ with toning to edges of boards, binding tight, text clean and unmarked but toned throughout. DJ good with edgewear that includes mild chipping to edges, toning...
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, Stated first edition, 1936, hardcover with patterned black cloth boards in dust jacket, octavo, 499pp., illustrated in b&w, a couple of which fold out. Book VG+ with mild shelfwear and rubbing to boards, binding tight, text has some toning throughout, mild foxing to edges...
Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Pr. 1948. First edition. Hardcover, 4to., 203 pp. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs and drawings. Very good, no dust jacket. Light foxing to edges of text-block; sunning and soiling to covers.
Berkeley: University of California Press, First printing, 1988, hardcover with green cloth boards in dust jacket, octavo, 262pp., sparsely illustrated in b&w. Book near fine with handsome boards and tight binding, previous owner's signature to front flyleaf, otherwise text clean and unmarked. DJ VG+ with mild sun to spine, rubbing...
Fairview Park, OH: Amusement Park Books, Revised edition, 1995, hardcover with glossy paper boards in dust jacket, quarto, 222pp., illustrated in b&w. Book fine with handsome boards and tight binding, text clean bright and unmarked. DJ near fine with mild rubbing.
New York: Privately Printed, Hardcover with cloth backed boards in original onion skin wrap, 1959, 12mo., 26pp., illustrated. Book ex-library with plate and stamp to endpapers, otherwise VG+ with mild wear to spine ends, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. DJ VG with mild edgewear that includes some small tears.