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The Melodist or National Warbler.  A Choice Selcection of the Most Esteemed Songs. No. I., Assorted
1 Assorted The Melodist or National Warbler. A Choice Selcection of the Most Esteemed Songs. No. I.
Edinburgh James Clarke & Co. 1830 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
18 page songster chapbook. Published between 1824 and 1844 when the Clarke Shop was located at 221 High Street. Lyrics for 21 songs with a number of Scottish classics including My Love is Like a Red Red Rose, Auld Lang Syne, and Coming Through the Rye. Tight, sound binding. Clean pages. Light cover wear. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Military Music in America - Complete Set of 5 Albums, Company of Military Historians
2 Company of Military Historians Military Music in America - Complete Set of 5 Albums
Washington, D.C. Company of Military Historians 1975 Record Album Near Fine 
Complete set of all five acclaimed record albums produced by the Company of Military Historians in the 1970s and 1980s. Volume One: Fife & Drum Music of the American Revolution, Volumbe Two: War of 1812, Volume 3: The Army in the West 1870-1880, Volume 4: The Union Army Band 1861-1865, and Volume 5: Military Band Music of the Confederacy. As authentic as it gets. All of the music was taken from contemporary music books and manuals and played on authentic period instruments. Includes all of the most popular martial music. The records and album covers are in very nice shape. Two (Volumes 3 and 4) are unopened and never played. The other three still have their plastic wrap, but have been opened. An exceptionally scarce complete set. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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The Pottery of the Shenandoah Valley Region, Comstock, H. E.
3 Comstock, H. E. The Pottery of the Shenandoah Valley Region
Winston-Salem, North Carolina Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts 1994 First Edition Hard Cover As New Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
538 pages. Photographs throughout. Doesn't appear to have ever been read. Dust jacket has some light shelf wear. (The dust jacket colors are bright and fresh. Any haze/glare in the image is a reflection from the jacket's protective cover.). The definitive reference work. Indispensable for the collector or dealer. "Comstock, a collector and museum consultant residing in the valley, presents a comprehensive study including a general history of the pottery trade, a well-illustrated description of the pieces produced in the valley, and biographical sketches of individual potters"- Library Journal. Exceptionally scarce. 
Price: 700.00 USD
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Illustrated Autograph Book - 1885, Deane, Florence
4 Deane, Florence Illustrated Autograph Book - 1885
Middleborough (Middleboro), Massachusetts 1885 Hard Cover Very Good Oblong 48mo 
Very nice illustrated autograph book given to 16-year old (census records show she was born in 1869) Florence Deane of Middleborough, Massachusetts for Christmas in 1885. Many of the drawings are quite well done. Forty-eight leaves, most with inscriptions or drawings of animals, landscapes, homes, and flowers; some in color. One page includes a 'vanity' portrait photo stamp. Hinges starting. Clean pages. Legible inscriptions. Some rubbing to cover decoration. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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Infant Hymns: Designed for Young Children, Dr. Watts
5 Dr. Watts Infant Hymns: Designed for Young Children
New Haven, CT S. Babcock 1840 Soft Cover Good No Jacket 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall 
Chapbook. ca1840. 16 pages including cover. Illustrated cover and six full-page illustration. Six hymns: 1) A Morning Hymn; 2) An Evening Hymn; 3) The Grave of an Infant; 4) God Made and Does all Things; 5) God Made the Sun, Moon, and Stars; 6) Love and Duty to Parents. Short split at tail of spine fold. Dampstains and minor foxing. Edge wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Day in a Child's Life, Foster, Myles B. (Composer)
6 Foster, Myles B. (Composer) A Day in a Child's Life
London Geroge Routledge and Sons 1881 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Greenaway, Kate 
First state with light green endpapers, Routledge's London address on title page, and mention of Edward Evans on title page as called for by Schuster (66), as well as beveled edges as called for by Thomson (31A). An 1881 gift inscription is in the forematter. Sound binding with intact hinges. Clean pages. Cover has some minor wear and moderate soiling. A custom-made protective clamshell box is included. Osborne (II:63) notes that "it was in this book, that Kate Greenaway first showed her full power as a painter of flowers." 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Lost Virginia: Vanished Architecture of the Old Dominion, Green, Bryan Clark; Calder Loth; and William M. S. Rasmussen
7 Green, Bryan Clark; Calder Loth; and William M. S. Rasmussen Lost Virginia: Vanished Architecture of the Old Dominion
Charlottesville, VA Howell Press 2001 First Edition Hard Cover Like New Near Fine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
222 pages. Photographs throughout. Book is like new; the dust jacket has some very light wear along the top edge. "More than 300 structures lost to fire or demolition. A treasure trove of unique buildings, 'Lost Virginia' underscores the importance of efforts to preserve other riches in Virginia's architectural heritage. This is a beautiful example of a scarce volume published in conjunction with an exhibition presented by the Virginia Historical Society includes much information not available elsewhere 
Price: 600.00 USD
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High School Confidential - Picture Sleeve 45rpm Record, Jerry Lee Lewis and Ron Hargrave
8 Jerry Lee Lewis and Ron Hargrave High School Confidential - Picture Sleeve 45rpm Record
Memphis, Tennessee Sun Dial Press 1958 Record - Picture Sleeve 45rpm Very Good Very Good 
Very nice classic 45 rpm rock n roll record in its picture sleeve by Jerry Lee Lewis "and his Pumping Piano." Sun # 296. High School Confidential is on the A side and Fools Like Me is on the reverse. Front of the picture sleeve shows a portait photo of Jerry Lee with five cast members from the movie in the background including Russ Tamblyn , Mamie Van Doren, and John Drew Barrymore. Haven't played the record, but it is nice and clean with no visible scratches. The sleeve is in nice shape with some light wear and a little toning on the reverse. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Residential Sites and Environments: Their Conveniences, Gardens, Parks, Planting, Etc., Johnson, Jos. Forsyth
9 Johnson, Jos. Forsyth Residential Sites and Environments: Their Conveniences, Gardens, Parks, Planting, Etc.
New York A.T. De La Mare 1898 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
One of the most scarce classic landscape architecture books. 118 pages. Illustrations thoughout: 1 large folding plate, 1 folding chart, 16 illustrations and 26 in-text plans. Johnson was the curator of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Belfast before moving to Brooklyn, where he became the Superintendent of Horticulture at Prospect Park. He ws subsequently employed to design parks in Atlanta and Raleigh. Tight binding. Front hinge starting;rear hinge sound. Clean pages; two owner's names on end papers. Minor cover wear, mostly at spine ends. Very slight musty order, but no sign of mildew. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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The Capitol of Virginia: A Landmark of American Architecture, Kimball, Fiske
10 Kimball, Fiske The Capitol of Virginia: A Landmark of American Architecture
Richmond Virginia State Library and Archive 1989 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
108 pages. "An entirely new edition of a study first published in 1915 . . . illustrated with historic drawings, photographs, and plans, as well as recent color photographs. Sound binding with intact hinges. Clean pages. Cover and dust jacket have almost no wear. Doesn't appear to have ever been read. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Ten Little Mulligan Guards, Lyrics inspired by Edward Harrigan;  Music by David Braham
11 Lyrics inspired by Edward Harrigan; Music by David Braham The Ten Little Mulligan Guards
New York McLoughlin Brothers 1874 Soft Cover Very Good Oblong 8vo 
Complete with 12 leaves including the cover. Each page (printed on one side only) shows a colorful representation of the ever decreasing Mulligan ranks. Light wear. Clean pages with an occasional smudge. Very neatly mended spineand faint corner crease on front cover; otherwise near fine. No doubt inspired by Harrigan's incredibly successful series of Broadway shows about the Mulligan Guards, a fictionallly inept Irish fraternal organization. Much like the notorious "Ten Little Niggers," the guards die off one by one on each page, which includes new lyrics to the score of the chorus of the hit song, "The Mulligan Guard." The penultimate guard to die is "The Nig," who appears in nearly every illustrations. Instructions for using the book to play a game are on the last page. 
Price: 525.00 USD
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The Two Tone Story, Marshall, George
12 Marshall, George The Two Tone Story
S.T. Publishing 1993 Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Very scarce definitive history of 2 Tone Records, an English label that produced records that fused ska, reggae, punk, rock, and pop music. The label flourished from 1979 through 1985 giving birth to its own style of music that was a staple of skinhead, rudie, and mod culture. Bands performers that recorded for 2 Tone included The Specials, The Selector, Madness, The [English] Beat, and Elvis Costello. Loaded with facts, stories, quotes, and pictures that are available anywhere else. 112 pages. Complete discography. Tight binding. Clean pages. Very light wear; no creases. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Leaf from a 1638 Musical Psalter - The 23rd Psalm, NA
13 NA Leaf from a 1638 Musical Psalter - The 23rd Psalm
London Robert Barker 1638 Leaf Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
The 23rd Psalm from a scarce metrical psalter bound together with a Barker King James Bible. This version of the psalm has different phrasing than that found in the King James Version of the Bible. The Old Testament Psalms were often collected together in a type of devotional book known as a psalter, which usually also contained a Church calendar, canticles, prayers, and important New Testament verses. Frequently they were bound together with Bibles. Metrical psalters paraphrased these verses into poetry meant to be sung as hymns in church. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Borders By Design: Creative Ways to Border Your Quilts, Peters, Paula
14 Peters, Paula Borders By Design: Creative Ways to Border Your Quilts
Bothell, Washington The Patchwork Place 1994 Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Scarce title from the "Joy of Quilting" series. "This easy-to-follow resoure guide provides the how-to for designing more than 30 borders. And, with an understanding of basic design principles, you'll be stitching unique borders in no time! . . Learn about Dividing the Side, Using the Unit, and Connecting the Corner--no complicated math involved. Adjust the size of your quilt by adding a border or two!" Tight binding. Clean pages, crisp and bright. Light cover wear. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Racinet, A. Polychromatic Ornament. One Hundred Plates in Gold, Silver, and Colours, Comprising Upwards of Two Thousand Specimens of the Various Styles of Ancient, Oriental, and Mediaeval Art
London Henry Sotheran 1873 First English Edition Leather Very Good No Jacket Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall 
Complete: 58 pages of introductory text; 100 multicolor plates showing designs and motifs from Ancient Greece through the 18th Century. Additional black and white engravings. Original maroon morocco binding with five raised bands. Gilt lettering and decorations. All page edges gilt. Clean pages and plates. Some light intermittent foxing to the introductory pages, but none to the beautiful plates. Some of the extreme edges of the plates have some light toning. Minor cover wear. An especially nice example of a very large and impressive reference work. 
Price: 1850.00 USD
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Tenants of the Almighty, Raper, Arthur
16 Raper, Arthur Tenants of the Almighty
New York Macmillan & Company 1943 First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good - 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Delano, Jack (photographer) 
Complete. 403 pages plus frontispiece and 79 plates of b/w photographs. Rapers classic recounting of the agricultural collapse of Green County Georgia. Much detail on slavery and the plantation economy, Reconstruction and share cropping, boll weevils and the destruction of the cotton economy, the relationship of blacks and whites, and the attempt beginning in 1939 by the federal government through the Unified Farm Program to revitalize the region. Exceptional photographs by Jack Delano. Tight bindin with sound hinges. Clean pages; two small owners' labels inside front cover and erased but barely visible old bookseller note on the front free endpaper. Bright, fresh cover with almost no wear. Dust jacket color remains a vivid orange; some edgewear and large chip at the head of the spine. Faint tobacco odor that should air out with time. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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The Long Case Clock - Revised and Enlarged Ediition, Robinson, Tom
17 Robinson, Tom The Long Case Clock - Revised and Enlarged Ediition
Woodbridge, Suffolk, GB Antique Collectors Club 1999 Hard Cover As New Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
491 pages. Illustrations throughout. Revised and enlarged to include an additional chapter on new discoveries and more color illustrations. A standard reference work on grandfather clocks; essential for collectors and enthusiasts. Doesn't appear to have ever been read. Only light shelf wear to the dust jacket. 491 pages. Illustrations throughout. Revised and enlarged to include an additional chapter on new discoveries and more color illustrations. The standard reference work on grandfather clocks; essential collectors and enthusiasts. Doesn't appear to have ever been read. Only the slight shelf wear to the dust jacket. (The dust jacket colors are bright and fresh. The haze/glare in the image is a reflection from a protective mylar cover.) 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Gallery Invitation for Jerusalem in Her Grandeur and Jerusalem in Her Fall, Selous, H. C.
18 Selous, H. C. Gallery Invitation for Jerusalem in Her Grandeur and Jerusalem in Her Fall
Glasgow McClue & Sons Gallery 1860 Ticket Very Good Selous, H. C. 
Ornate gallery ticket, printed in purple and gold, for the first showing of H. C. Selous's famous giant paintings of Jerusalem in Her Grandeur and Jerusalem in Her Fall at McClure & Sons Gallery in Glasgow on 3 September 1860. Selous' spectacular paintings each measured 14' x 10' and were viewed by millions in Great Britain and later created a sensation when temporarily placed on display at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art in the 1870s. The invitation has a vertical center fold. Clean. There are light corner scuffs on the reverse as well as what appears to be a small remnant of scrapbook paper. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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American Houses: A Variety of Original Designs for Rural Buildings, Sloan, Samuel
19 Sloan, Samuel American Houses: A Variety of Original Designs for Rural Buildings
Philadelphia Henry Carey Baird 1861 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Complete with title page, copyright page, 2-page preface, and 73 pages; 26 chromolithographs providing 16 designs and floor plans with descriptive text on the page facing the design; no publisher's catalog at the end. Rebound in half leather with marbled boards; new endpapers. Lightly toned pages with some dust soiling, mostly along the top margins. Occasional finger smudges. Two very old library stamps; one on the copyright page and one on the reverse of the last page. Small piece of tape at the top margin of the copyright page. Cover and endpapers have almost no wear. Samuel Sloan (1815-1884) was a Philadelphia-based architect and best-selling author of architecture books in the mid-19th century. He specialized in Italianate villas and country houses, churches, and institutional buildings. Designs are for Gothic, Italianate and English villas and cottages, a Gothic church, a western prairie cottage, conservatory, look-out, and summer house. 
Price: 950.00 USD
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Alice Neel, Temkin, Ann - Editor
20 Temkin, Ann - Editor Alice Neel
Harry N Abrams 2000 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
200 pp., 76 color plates, 10 color and 138 b/w figures. With essays by Susan Rosenberg, Richard Flood and Temkin. Published to coincide with an exhibition of Neel's portraits organized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Just like it came from the bookstore. Doesn't appear to have ever been opened. 
Price: 130.00 USD
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