Chicago: The Cathedral of the Holy Name, 1949. Hardcover. Small 4to. Red cloth, gilt. (Ca. 300pp). Numerous illustrations. Near fine. First edition of this church history -- tight, clean, lovely.
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Mechanicsburg: Stackpole Books, . Hardcover. Small 8vo. Grey paper over boards with gilt spine lettering, dust jacket. xvi, 229pp, (9pp ads). Fine/fine. Tight, pristine first edition of this volume in the publisher's "Military Classics Series, being the original text of (to cite front jacket flap) "the four most important sets...
Winchester, VA: Winchester Civil War Round Table, n.y., . Paperback. 8vo. Grey wrappers. (12pp). Very good. Mailing marks on rear cover. Annual report of the 1957 activities and members of the Winchester, Virginia Civil War Round Table.
N.p. [Detroit]: Ford Motor Company, 1965. Paperback. Oblong 48mo. Stiff textured tan wrappers. 72pp. Numerous illustrations. Very good. First edition. Handsome copy of this owner's manual.
N.p. N.p., n.y., [ca. 1948]. Hardcover. Small 4to. Blue pictorial paper over boards. No pages (as issued). Very good. Bit of edgewear. "Book" opens to reveal two side-by-side puzzles, with all pieces present and in superb condition. The left pastedown puzzle shows four small floral arrangements, while the right pastedown.....
Washington, DC: U.S. News & World Report, 1973. Hardcover. Two volumes. Burgundy leatherette spine and red cloth, leatherette slipcase with large color pictorial label. 351pp, 352pp. Color frontispieces, numerous illustrations (most color), maps, color pictorial endpapers. Fine/near fine. First edition, two-volume set.
Maplewood, NJ: C.S. Hammond & Co., 1964. Hardcover. 4to. Full leatherette, gilt medallion. 207pp. Numerous illustrations. Near fine. First edition, the full leatherette "Classics Edition" profiling such figures as Samuel Slater, Philip E. Thomas, Charles Goodyear, Isaac Singer, Elisha Otis, Harry Wright, Harley Proctor -- and 43 others. A lovely...
Mount Vernon: The Peter Pauper Press, . Hardcover. Decorations by Ruth McCrea. 12mo. Blue and green decorated paper over boards, pictorial dust jacket. 61pp. Decorations. Near fine/near fine. Tight and handsome later printing.
Mount Vernon: The Peter Pauper Press, 1957. Hardcover. Decorations by Ruth McCrea. 12mo. Blue and burgundy decorated paper over boards, price-clipped dust jacket. 61pp. Decorations. Very good/very good. Reprint edition.
Vandalia, IL: Abe Lincoln Cafe, n.y., [ca. 1930?]. Paperback. 24mo. Pink wrappers. 4pp. Fine. Curious little promotional piece outlining 'Outstanding Events in Lincoln's Life' (divided into 'Domestic,' 'Political,' 'Business' and 'Executive').
Columbus: Ohio Lincoln Sesquicentennial Committee, 1959. Paperback. 8vo. Stiff pictorial wrappers. 12pp. Fine. Selective list based on Ralph G. Newman's and other lists.
N.p. [Chicago]: The Chicago Public Library, 1909. Paperback. 8vo. Stiff grey wrappers. 43pp. Good. Special Bulletin No. 7, a "List of Books and Magazine Articles on Abraham Lincoln...." Interesting bibliography of this institution's Lincoln holdings. Not in Monaghan.
Boston: Hilliard, Gray, Little and Wilkins, 1830. Hardcover. 12mo. Full calf. 138pp. Line drawings, charts, maps (two foldouts), plans. Good plus. Edgeworn and scuffed; light to moderate age toning and sporadic mild foxing throughout. Tight, decent first edition of this well-known how-to manual. Introductory notice from Board of Officers presenting...
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1963. Hardcover. Small 4to. Blue cloth. xi, 50pp. Frontispiece, illustrations. Near fine. "Compliments of..." stamped on front flyleaf. Typed Letter Signed from North Dakota representative Mark Andrews tipped in. Tribute to this former North Dakota governor, with a TLS from Mark Andrews, a North Dakota congressman...
London: Charles Eyre and William Strahan, 1773. Paperback. 4to. Wrappers. Pp. 771-772 (4pp). Near fine. First edition. Act passed at the Sixth Session of the Thirteenth Parliament, with a highly decorative front wrapper bearing steelcut coat of arms, etc.
N.p. Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1863. Paperback. Small 4to. Wrappers. 38pp. Very good. Front wrapper age toned and slightly soiled. Details of a Senate act to aid in the construction of this railroad line between Boston and Halifax.
Richmond: William F. Ritchie, 1862. Paperback. Small 4to. Tan wrappers. 36pp. Good. Some soiling, minor edge tears. First edition. Nice copy of this Confederate imprint. PARRISH 4387.
Springfield: The Lincoln Centennial Association, 1913. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Coarse tan cloth, leather spine label. vii, 56pp . Very good. Handsome copy of this annual volume, with speeches by German ambassador Count J. Bernstorff and Senator Joseph W. Bailey of Texas. MONAGHAN 2089.
Washington, DC: A.O.P. Nicholson, 1855. Paperback. 8vo. Tan wrappers. 40pp. Good plus. Lacks blank rear wrapper; minor wear and soiling. Several statesmen spoke at this auspicious occasion.
New York: Grossman Publishers, 1966. Hardcover. 4to.Maroon cloth, pictorial dust jacket. 160pp. Numerous illustrations, pictorial endpapers. Near fine/very good. Slightest bit of jacket edgewear. A handsome, tight and lovely first edition.
Washington, DC: Department of the Army, 1982. Paperback. Small 4to. Stiff green wrappers, stapled and three-punched. iii, (ca. 100pp, separately numbered sections). Numerous illustrations. Near fine. Slightest of wear to outer wrappers only. Field Manual No. 17-35, tight and attractive.
New York: British Information Services, 1945. Paperback. 8vo. Stiff green pictorial wrappers. 64pp. Map, numerous drawings. Very good. First edition. Historical overview of Britain's colonizing efforts. Rather biased, naturally.
[Chicago]: The Modern Poetry Association, 1956. Paperback. Small 4to. Wrappers. Near fine. Three-panel foldout leaflet for this "Poetry" magazine sponsored reading held at Chicago's Shubert Theater. Front wrapper illustration plus facsimile of handwritten fair copy of a portion of the poem "Chicago."
Washington, DC: Department of the Army, 1987. Paperback. Small 4to. Stiff wrappers, stapled and three-punched. iii, (ca. 150pp, separately numbered sections). Charts, line drawings. Very good. Field Manual No. 90-4. Tight and attractive.
Tokyo: Kantosha Co., Ltd., . Hardcover. 8vo. Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering. 258pp. Numerous illustrations, foldout chart, foldout drawing. Near fine. Tight, handsome copy of the second volume (only) of this bibliographically cryptic title, No. 88 in the Aireview series, printed in Japanese with a foreword in German. Front flyleaf...