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181 Trotsky, Leon / Novack, George, introduction by
Leon Trotsky on Britain
New York: Monad Press (1973) First Edition 
8vo Trade paperback. 334pp. "Trotsky's writing on Britain during the twenties, when labor militancy reached a peak in the nationwide general strike of 1926..." Very Good. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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The Book of the Silver Ghost (DE LUXE EDITION), Ullyett, Kenneth
182 Ullyett, Kenneth
The Book of the Silver Ghost (DE LUXE EDITION)
London: Max Parrish Limited (1963) 
Oblong 4to. Half leather over blue cloth, t.e.g. 20pp, 32 black & white plates, and complete facsimile of an original Silver Ghost Instruction Book comprising 64pp. Number 89 of a de luxe autographed edition limited to 200 copies. A complete and lavish book devoted entirely to the superb car introduced by Henry Royce in 1906. Slight bump to lower corner else Very Good in chipped and edge worn dustjacket. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Ten Years Beyond Baker Street: Sherlock Holmes matches wits with the diabolical Dr. Fu Manchu, Van Ash, Cay
183 Van Ash, Cay
Ten Years Beyond Baker Street: Sherlock Holmes matches wits with the diabolical Dr. Fu Manchu
New York: Harper & Row (1984) First Edition Elwell, Peter 
8vo Cloth-backed boards. 337pp with occasional black & white illustrations by Peter Elwell. Corner bumped, a hint of spotting to fore-edge else Very Good. Dustjacket frayed, edge worn, lightly soiled. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Van Loon's Lives, van Loon, Hendrik Willem
184 van Loon, Hendrik Willem
Van Loon's Lives
New York: Simon & Schuster / Literary Guild, 1942 First Edition 
Thick 8vo. Decoratively blind stamped red cloth. xxii, 886pp +2pp "Concerning Hendrik Willem Van Loon." Illustrated by van Loon with black & white and color plates plus smaller drawings within the text. Subtitled: Being a true and faithful account of a number of highly interesting meetings with certain historical personages, From Confucius to Plato to Voltaire and Thomas Jefferson, about whom we had always felt a great deal of curiosity and who came to us as our dinner guests in a bygone year. Separation between last page and final blank else Very Good. Dustjacket frayed with small chip to lower panel, bit of scuffing at spine head. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Family Band From the Missouri to the Black Hills 1881-1900, Van Nuys, Laura Bower
185 Van Nuys, Laura Bower
The Family Band From the Missouri to the Black Hills 1881-1900
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1961 First Edition 
8vo Cloth-backed boards. xxiii, 256pp. The story of a musical family of ten and their lives on the Dakota frontier as itinerant entertainers. Made into a movie by Walt Disney Studios under the title "The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band." Volume V in the Pioneer Heritage Series. Small water stain to upper edges else Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket (lightly rubbed, spine with faint water stain, minor chipping). 
Price: 20.00 USD
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186 Walker, Henry Pickering
The Wagonmasters: High Plains Freighting from the Earliest Days of the Sante Fe Trail to 1880
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press (1966) First Edition 
8vo Brown cloth. xii, 347pp. Color frontis, 24 black & white plates, three maps. The first comprehensive account of this colorful industry. Fine in dustjacket (lightly worn and rubbed). 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Of Music and Music-Making, Walter, Bruno
187 Walter, Bruno
Of Music and Music-Making
New York: Norton (1961) First American Edition 
8vo Black cloth. 222pp. "One of the great orchestral conductors writes about his profession..." Dr. Walter devotes a chapter each to two works with which he's been most closely associated - Bach's "St. Matthew Passion" and Mozart's "Magic Flute". Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (quarter-inch closed tear to bottom edge of lower panel, slight rubbing to spine and at corners). A very nice copy. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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The New Centurions (signed), Wambaugh, Joseph
188 Wambaugh, Joseph
The New Centurions (signed)
Boston: Little, Brown (1970) Sixth Printing 
8vo Cloth backed boards. 376pp. The author's first novel explores the stressful first five years on the force of three Los Angeles policemen. Made into a motion picture starring George C. Scott and Stacey Keach. Signed by Joseph Wambaugh to the half-title. Minor wear to boards else Very Good. A crisp, clean copy. Jacket frayed, spine a little darkened. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Drums Through the Ages: The Story of Our Oldest and Most Fascinating Musical Instruments, White, Charles L.
189 White, Charles L.
Drums Through the Ages: The Story of Our Oldest and Most Fascinating Musical Instruments
Los Angeles: The Sterling Press, 1960 Stated First Edition DeBeeson, George 
8vo Textured maroon boards. 215pp with black & white illustrations by George DeBeeson. A fascinating and very thorough overview of ancient and modern percussion instruments by the tympanist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra. "It is a book for the scientist as well as for the artist." Fine. Dustjacket chipped and edge worn. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Mouse That Saved the West or The True and Secret History of How the World Oil Crisis Was Solved by the Duchy of Grand Fenwick..., Wibberley, Leonard
190 Wibberley, Leonard
The Mouse That Saved the West or The True and Secret History of How the World Oil Crisis Was Solved by the Duchy of Grand Fenwick...
New York: William Morrow, 1981. First Edition 
8vo Cloth backed boards. 187pp. Another humorous Mouse book wherein the Duchy of Grand Fenwick brings about the defeat of OPEC. Upper cover slightly bowed else Very Good in dustjacket. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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The Index to Viola Music, Wilkins, Wayne, compiled and edited by
191 Wilkins, Wayne, compiled and edited by
The Index to Viola Music
Magnolia: The Music Register, 1976 
8vo Printed wraps. 94pp. Wraps soiled, spine edges lightly rubbed. Titles occasionally lightly underlined in pencil else Good. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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Road in the Sky, Williamson, George Hunt
192 Williamson, George Hunt
Road in the Sky
London: Neville Spearman (1959) First Edition 
8vo Blue boards gilt. 248pp with 42 figs from photographs + illustrated frontis. Neat name and small address label to free endpaper else Very Good+ Dustjacket with edge wear and fraying, small chip at spine heel. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Tommy Windsor's Dye Box Book, Windsor, Tommy, edited by
193 Windsor, Tommy, edited by
Tommy Windsor's Dye Box Book
New York: D. Robbins & Company, 1947 
8vo Printed wraps. 48pp with illustrations by Tommy Windsor. "Over 50 tricks with: coins, bills, silks cards, fruits, eggs, cookies, ribbons, rings, hankies, pop corn, tickets, blades, yarn, livestock, milk, tumblers, pitchers, wands, flowers, panties, shorts, pins, pictures, ropes, stamps, neckties, confetti, flags, cigarettes, tobacco, nylons, soaps, cakes, poker chips, papers, etc." Fun! Covers darkening else Near Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Waves, Woolf, Virginia
194 Woolf, Virginia
The Waves
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company (1931) 
8vo Dark green cloth. 297pp. Printed between 1941 and 1958 in the Vanessa Bell designed dustjacket. The fourth or fifth printing. Slight fading to edges, more so at spine ends, with light stain at spine heel. Bookseller's penciled price to ffep else Very Good. Dustjacket price-clipped, spine lightly soiled and darkened. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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New Mexico: A Guide to the Colorful State, WPA / new and revised edition by Joseph Miller, edited by Henry G. Alsberg
195 WPA / new and revised edition by Joseph Miller, edited by Henry G. Alsberg
New Mexico: A Guide to the Colorful State
New York: Hastings House, 1953 Revised Editon 
8vo Red cloth. xxxii, 471pp with black & white plates, maps, index, and appendices. A title in the American Guide Series. Small tear to spine head, minor wear to spine heel, one plate creased at upper corner. Faint name stamp to upper paste-down. Near Very Good in dustjacket (small chips to spine head, chipping to lower panel and corners). 
Price: 75.00 USD
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196 Yoshihashi, Takehiko
Conspiracy at Mukden: The Rise of the Japanese Military
New Haven Yale University Press, 1963 First Edition 
8vo Black cloth. xvi, 274pp, maps. The Mukden Incident was a turning point in Japanese and world history, marking the beginning of Japan's march toward World War II. Near Fine in frayed and edge worn dustjacket. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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1959-61 Model Aeronautic Year Book, Zaic, Frank
197 Zaic, Frank
1959-61 Model Aeronautic Year Book
New York: Model Aeronautic Publications (1961) 
8vo Printed wraps. 288pp with numerous illustrations of plans from black & white drawings. Small ink doodle to lower cover. Small stain at lower edge of upper cover which also appears in lower page margins through page 14, otherwise a clean, tight copy. Good+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
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1964-65 Model Aeronautic Year Book (signed), Zaic, Frank
198 Zaic, Frank
1964-65 Model Aeronautic Year Book (signed)
(Northridge): Model Aeronautics Publications (1965) 
8vo Printed wraps. 224pp with numerous illustrations of plans from black & white drawings. Signed to the initial blank, "Thanks / F Zaic." Small stain at bottom edge of lower cover which appears in lower page margins back through page 203, otherwise a clean, tight copy. About Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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