Appleby Books

SEARCH

Illustrator or Keyword
Author
Title
Description
 
 
Our Gift Card
Checkout a Gift Card

The perfect present for a special occasion!


 
Our Bookshelves
Children's
Poetry
Californiana
Art & Architecture
Recent Acquisitions

More...
 
 
 

Miscellany

Miscellany

Click on Title to view full description

 
Mrs. Caliban, Ingalls, Rachel
101 Ingalls, Rachel
Mrs. Caliban
[Boston]: Gambit (1983) First U.S. Edition 
8vo Cloth-backed red boards. 125pp. Mrs. Caliban, at the end of her sad marriage, fortuitously meets Larry the green sea monster. The author's third work of fiction. Fine in dustjacket with bellyband intact. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Boston Capitalists and Western Railroads: A Study in the Nineteenth-Century Railroad Investment Process, Johnson, Arthur M. and Barry E. Supple
102 Johnson, Arthur M. and Barry E. Supple
Boston Capitalists and Western Railroads: A Study in the Nineteenth-Century Railroad Investment Process
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1967 
8vo Maroon cloth. x, 392pp. Tables, maps. Identifies key groups of Boston capitalists and their leaders and traces their investment patterns in railroads from the shores of Massachusetts Bay to the Pacific. Discusses the complex procedures by which Eastern capital fostered the growth of Western railroads. Harvard Studies in Business History XXIII. Very Good+ in dustjacket with small corner chip and closed tear to upper panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Nature's Hidden Rainbows: The Fluorescent Minerals of Franklin, New Jersey, Jones, Robert W., Jr.
103 Jones, Robert W., Jr.
Nature's Hidden Rainbows: The Fluorescent Minerals of Franklin, New Jersey
San Gabriel: UVP, 1970 Reissue 
8vo Printed wraps. 120pp. Illustrated with 32 color plates of the flourescent minerals, several black & white plates, maps of mines and mining areas. Fine. 
Price: 14.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
The Storytellers (Signed), Jumal, Karume
104 Jumal, Karume
The Storytellers (Signed)
Pasadena: Griot Publishing (1994) First Printing 
8vo Cloth-backed boards. 460pp. The author's first novel, inscribed and signed by him to the title page. Fine in Very Good dustjacket, lightly frayed and edge worn. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
105 Kaplan, Louis and Michaelsen, Scott
Gumby: The Authorized Biography of the World's Favorite Clayboy
New York: Harmony (1986) First Edition 
7"x10" Illustrated wraps. 151pp with color and black & white illustrations. Includes interviews with Gumby's creator, Art Clokey, a guide to all 130 Gumby episodes and even a chapter on how to animate your own Gumby 3-D adventures. Small ink notation under one caption else Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Folk Songs Hawaii Sings, Kelly, John M. Jr., compiled, arranged & annotated by
106 Kelly, John M. Jr., compiled, arranged & annotated by
Folk Songs Hawaii Sings
Rutland: Charles E. Tuttle (1963) First Edition Kimura, Keichi 
9"x12.5" Cloth backed decorated boards. 80pp with attractive two-color illustrations throughout by Keichi Kimura. Music is scored for piano and voice and readily adaptable to individual or group treatment. Included are songs from Hawaii, Samoa, China, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Okinawa, and Mongolia. Each song is accompanied by explanatory material. Edges lightly worn. Good+ in chipped and torn dustjacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
107 Kent, Kate Peck
Montezuma Castle Archeology, Part 2: Textiles
Globe: Southwestern Monuments Association, 1954 
8vo Printed wraps. 102pp with 50 plates, 44 figs, and appendices. Vol. 3, No. 2 in the Southwestern Monuments Association Technical Series. Covers slightly darkened else Very Good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Flying Saucers From Outer Space, Keyhoe, Donald E.
108 Keyhoe, Donald E.
Flying Saucers From Outer Space
New York: Henry Holt (1953) Stated First Edition 
8vo Black cloth. 276pp including appendices and index. Small name/address label to upper paste-down and endpaper, neat inscription free endpaper, else Very Good. A crisp, clean copy. Dustjacket with small chips at corners and spine ends, some edge tears and wear. 
Price: 19.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
109 Kiefer, Frederick
Fortune and Elizabethan Tragedy
[San Marino]: Huntington Library, 1983 
8vo Cloth. xix, 354pp with occasional black & white illustrations. Analyses individual plays by Lodge, Marlowe, Kyd, Dekker, Jonson and Shakespeare. Slight musty odor else Fine in lightly frayed dustjacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Automobile Quarterly: The Connoisseur's Magazine of Motoring Today, Yesterday, and Tomorrow, Volume XVII 17, Number 3, Kimes, Beverly Rae, editor
110 Kimes, Beverly Rae, editor
Automobile Quarterly: The Connoisseur's Magazine of Motoring Today, Yesterday, and Tomorrow, Volume XVII 17, Number 3
Kutztown: Automobile Quarterly, Third Quarter, 1979 
10.75"x8.5" Green boards with color pictorial onlay. 336pp with numerous color and black & white illustrations. Includes an article by Allan Girdler, "Chevy 1955-1957, The Car the Car Nuts Built". Corners bumped else Very Good in lightly frayed dustjacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
111 Kimzey, Lou, editor
Earlyriders: Motorcycling Through the Years
Malibu: Paisano Publications, 1977 
8.5"x11" Green cloth-bound softcover magazine, wraps bound in. 224pp. Profusely illustrated in black & white, including many reproductions of period advertisements, photographs and some cartoons. The history of Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Lotsa Harleys. Fading to spine, stitching pulling a bit else Very Good+ 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Masques: 10 Masques Historiques a Assembler, Kondeatis, Christos
112 Kondeatis, Christos
Masques: 10 Masques Historiques a Assembler
Casterman, 1987 
10"x14.25" Pictorial wraps. 52pp including 36pp of colorful masks to punch out and assemble into three-dimensional forms. Included are elaborate masks for a minotaur, a dragon, a gargoyle, a devil, Medusa, Toutankhamon, an African mask, a carnival mask, a Kabuki mask, and a mask for a Pacific Northwest totem. Texte en francais. Our scan is of the lower cover, which depicts each of the masks. Near Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Aztec: A Story of Old Aztec from the Anasazi to Statehood (signed), Koolger, C. V. and Virginia Koogler Whitney
113 Koolger, C. V. and Virginia Koogler Whitney
Aztec: A Story of Old Aztec from the Anasazi to Statehood (signed)
Fort Worth: American Reference Publishing, 1972 
8vo Dark blue cloth. xii, 242pp with illustrations from historical photographs. "This collection is an attempt to record for posterity the many tales of early settlers in the vicinity of Aztec." Signed by the authors (though both signatures appear to be by the same hand) to the upper pastedown. Jacket was protected by mylar cover with paper backing. Bit of residue from paper backing adheres to cloth and there is a little darkening to endpapers from backing else Very Good+ in dustjacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
The Cabin in the Cotton, Kroll, Harry Harrison
114 Kroll, Harry Harrison
The Cabin in the Cotton
New York: Ray Long & Richard R. Smith, 1931 First Edition 
8vo Green cloth. 288pp with decorations by the author. Made into a film directed by Michael Curtiz in 1932, starring Richard Barthelmess, Bette Davis, and Dorothy Jordan. "A tenant farmer's son is caught in the middle of owner-tenant disputes when he falls for the plantation owner's seductive daughter." Spine cocked, lower edges sunned, a few dog-ears else about Very Good. Dustjacket lightly soiled, spine darkened with light silverfish damage, rubbing at flap folds. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
How to Design and Build Flying Models, Laumer, Keith
115 Laumer, Keith
How to Design and Build Flying Models
New York: Harper & Brothers (1960) 
Oblong 8vo. Cloth-backed blue boards. 224pp with illustrations from 75 drawings and 11 photographs. Provides complete instructions for all types of model planes, from simple gliders to elaborate engine models with retracting landing gear, navigation lights, etc. All phases of model building are covered: basic principles, equipment, materials, getting aloft, rebuilding a wreck, designing your own ideas. Includes complete plans for a free-flight model and a control-line model. Mottling to black spine cloth on upper cover else Very Good. Dustjacket frayed, lightly chipped at spine ends and corners. 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
One Man's West (signed), Lavender, David
116 Lavender, David
One Man's West (signed)
Garden City: Doubleday, 1956 (1943) Smith, William Arthur 
8vo Green cloth. 316pp with occasional illustrations from line drawings. "A new edition, with added material, of a warm account of living in the west of today." Signed and inscribed to the ffep by David Lavender to "a fellow Telluridian." Lower edge bumped, a little wear to spine ends, upper endpapers darkened from laid in material. About Very Good. Dustjacket chipped, lightly soiled. 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
117 Lavender, David
The Fist in the Wilderness
Garden City: Doubleday, 1964 First Edition 
8vo Cloth. xiv, 490pp. Four maps. The story of the American Fur Company and of Ramsay Crooks, the company's field manager. Very Good. Dustjacket with edge tears. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
The Story of Cyprus Mines Corporation, Lavender, David
118 Lavender, David
The Story of Cyprus Mines Corporation
San Marino: Huntington Library, 1962 First Edition 
8vo Blue cloth. x, 387pp. Map, black & white illustrations, notes. An American prospector, searching for abandoned copper mines of the ancient world, found such a site on Cyprus. Cyprus Mines Corporation was formally launched in 1916. Top edge lightly dusted else Fine. Dustjacket chipped at spine head, spine darkened. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
Green Tea and Other Ghost Stories, Le Fanu, J. Sheridan
119 Le Fanu, J. Sheridan
Green Tea and Other Ghost Stories
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1945 First Edition 
8vo Black cloth. 357pp. Contains the title story and "Schalken the Painter," "Mr. Justice Harbottle," "The Familiar," "Carmilla" and nine other tales. Spine gilt lightly flecked, spine heel slightly rubbed, a little darkening to endpaper gutters from paste action. Very Good in Good dustjacket. Jacket worn and frayed with a little chipping at corners and spine tips, lower panel unevenly darkened. 
Price: 150.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
 
120 Ledbetter, Huddie / Edited by Moses Asch and Alan Lomax
The Leadbelly Songbook: The Ballads, Blues and Folksongs of Huddie Ledbetter
New York: Oak Publications (1962) 
6.25"x9.25" Illustrated wraps. 96pp with black & white illustrations. Includes discography and words and music for 74 of Leadbelly's songs. Forward by Moses Asch. Introductory essays and biographical sketches by Alan Lomax, Frederic Ramsey, Jr., Charles Edward Smith, Woody Guthrie and Pete Seger. Probable First Edition with original $1.95 price printed to verso of upper cover. Spine ends chipped, extremities worn, separation between two signatures. About Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Basket
 
< PREV  1 2 3 4 5   6  7 8 9 10  NEXT >  


Write us at

Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie