Best of 2021
101 selections from this year's new acquisitions, covering a wide range of publication dates and topics.
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Indianapolis / New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, 1935. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Signed without inscription by Mary Pickford on front endpaper. Includes new facsimile jacket. Spine titles rubbed with some loss of gilt, light 1/2 inch spot on top page edge, owner bookplate on front endpaper, light.....
London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1845. Second Edition. Half-Leather.
Second edition. Bookplate of Redmond Conyngham on front endpaper of each volume. He was a Princeton graduate who served in the House of Representatives and state senate in Pennsylvania. After political service he ran a print shop and studied history.....
Worcester: Mirick & Bartlett, Printers, 1836. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition (Sabin 68566, Howes R129). Edges stained, foxed throughout.
168 pp. Green decoratively stamped cloth, paper spine label. Frontispiece plan of Rutland and its house lots. Includes sections on the Revolutionary War, the Stamp Act, smallpox, tribal peoples, etc......
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1937. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First American edition. A few small white spots on boards, jacket edges rubbed with minor loss from corners.
303 pp. A detective novel written pseudonymously by former British artillery officer Cecil Street. He wrote dozens of novels featuring Dr.....
Worcester, Mass. Alfred Seelye Roe, 1899. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. No jacket. Spine cocked, boards soiled, front hinge starting.
615 pp. A contemporary firsthand account of the military history of the Ninth New York Heavy Artillery during the American Civil War, written by a member of Company A......
New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, Inc., 1927. First American Edition. Hard Cover.
First American edition. No jacket. Light stain on front board, hinges starting.
viii, 408 pp. "'The Analysis of Matter' is one of the earliest and best philosophical studies of the new physics of relativity and quantum mechanics.....
London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1888. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Presentation copy with ALS laid in on State House School letterhead. Boards lightly soiled, board corners bumped.
173, 32, 4 pp. Edward Daniel Stone was an Eton schoolmaster and classical scholar. This volume was inspired by the.....
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1909. First Thus. Hard Cover.
First thus. Minimal cosmetic wear to corners. Binding tight and square, pages clean, bright, and unmarked.
vi, 309 pp., 4-page terminal publisher ad. Eight color plates (frontispiece, 7 in text). A retelling of portions of Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene.....
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1946. Taylor, Elizabeth. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Jacket edges rubbed, small chip and one inch tear along top edge of rear jacket panel, light stain along bottom edge of rear jacket panel reverse. Board edges lightly rubbed, small chip to spine head.....
London: T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt, 1766. Second Edition. Full-Leather.
Second edition of English translation, 'revised and corrected. With an Appendix.' Joints beginning to crack, boards a bit discolored with corners exposed, endpapers foxed with ink names on front free endpaper.
xxxii, , 620 pp. 8vo. Full leather, gilt.....
New York: Turf, Field and Farm, 1874. Hard Cover.
Shallow chips from spine head and foot, boards a bit rubbed.
iii, 324; 431,  pp. Ads precede and follow text. An annual periodical providing information and statistics related to various horse racing events, including winnings related to bets placed on.....
Buffalo: Jewett, Thomas & Co.: Geo. H. Derby & Co., 1849. First Edition. Half-Leather.
First edition. Edges rubbed, front and rear free endpapers loose with minor chip from base of front endpaper, small bookbinder sticker on front endpaper.
xvi, 666 pp. 8vo. 4 plates, 10 portraits, and 8 maps. Sabin.....
New York: Leavitt & Allen Bros. 1874. Large Hardcover.
Boards rubbed and soiled, some pages foxed.
104 pp. All edges gilt. Frontispiece and twelve engraved illustrations photographed by Rockwood and mounted inside gilt borders, protected with tissue guards. A collection of Raphael's Madonnas, with accompanying poetry.
Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1857. First Edition. Three-Quarter Leather.
First edition. Front joint starting along top edge of volume one. Leather on both volumes lightly rubbed, hinges holding.
viii, 540; 575 pp. Two volume set. Letters plus Webster's autobiographical sketch. Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852).....
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1917. Kirk, Maria L.; Brock, Charles E.; Merrill, Frank T. Hard Cover.
No jacket. Minor general wear.
Ten volume set. Color frontispieces, monochrome title pages, engraved plates from illustrations by artists such as Maria L. Kirk, Charles E. Brock, Frank T. Merrill.
Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1841. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Sabin 106053. Howes Y-14. Front joint mostly split but still holding along bottom edge, minor loss to spine head and to spine base, endpapers soiled.
xvi, 504 pp. Includes maps of Cape Cod, and Plymouth Bay.....