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Golden Tales of the Prairie States, Becker, May Lamberton, selected with an introduction by
21 Becker, May Lamberton, selected with an introduction by
Golden Tales of the Prairie States
New York Dodd, Mead, 1932 First Edition Lenski, Lois 
8vo Green cloth gilt. 355pp. Nineteen stories of the prairie from writers such as Booth Tarkington, William Allen White, Sherwood Anderson, Sinclair Lewis, Hamlin Garland and others. Pictorial endpapers and chapter headings by Lois Lenski. Spine sunned, light wear to spine head. Good+ 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Step and Go Together (signed), Beckwith, B. K.
22 Beckwith, B. K.
Step and Go Together (signed)
New York: A. S. Barnes (1967) 
7.25"x10.25" Cloth. 345pp with illustrations from photographs and drawings. Stories, essays and articles about race horses, both Thoroughbred and Standardbred, by a writer who knew the racing scene well. Beckwith also penned the story of Santa Anita, once available at the park, and books about Seabiscuit and the legendary Johnny Longden. This copy is inscribed and signed to the ffep by Beckwith and laid in is a small slip of paper with his old Pasadena address. Very Good+ in dustjacket (lightly edge worn). 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Dissonanze (Discordances): Images For An Armenian Culture 1, Beledian, Krikor; Kapoian, Seta; Kourkdjian, Haroutiun and Nichanian, Marc
23 Beledian, Krikor; Kapoian, Seta; Kourkdjian, Haroutiun and Nichanian, Marc
Dissonanze (Discordances): Images For An Armenian Culture 1
Milano, Italia ICOM / International Council of Museums (1984) 
9.75"x13" Wraps. 95pp. Illustrated with reproductions of rock engravings present in Soviet Armenia (4th-2nd centuries BC). Texts (primarily in French but also in Italian, Armenian and English) are centered around the theme of Armenian literature. Near Fine. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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The Hollywood Professionals: Howard Hawks, Frank Borzage, Edgar Gulmer, Belton, John
24 Belton, John
The Hollywood Professionals: Howard Hawks, Frank Borzage, Edgar Gulmer
New York: A. S. Barnes (1974) First Edition 
5.25"x6.25" Softcover. 182pp with photographic illustrations. Volume Three in The Hollywood Professionals series. Old price sticker verso of upper cover; covers curling at fore-edge. Very Good. A clean, tight copy. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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A Note Book of Pulled Thread Stitches, Bennett, Eileen
25 Bennett, Eileen
A Note Book of Pulled Thread Stitches
Jenison: Self-published, 1999 
5.5"x8.5" Spiral-bound wraps. 69pp with illustrations from diagrams. Pulled Thread (Drawn Fabric) is working commonly known embroidery stitches by pulling each stitch tightly as it is worked. Small bookstore label and price to lower cover else Near Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Lost Villages of England, Beresford, Maurice
26 Beresford, Maurice
The Lost Villages of England
Gloucester: Alan Sutton, 1983 Reprint 
8vo Illustrated wraps. 445pp illustrated with black & white photographs and drawings (primarily of aerial views) and including tables, extensive appendices and a folding map of county distribution of the lost villages. This classic pioneering study describes the occasion of the villages' depopulation and the character of those who destroyed them. Light corner wear and spine crease, water stain to upper corner of last dozen leaves. Good. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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The Chinese Parrot, Biggers, Earl Derr
27 Biggers, Earl Derr
The Chinese Parrot
New York: Grosset & Dunlap (1926) Reprint 
8vo Red titled black cloth. 316pp. The second Charlie Chan mystery. Paper darkened, ink name and date (1943) to ffep else Very Good. Dustjacket with two old tape repairs to verso, wear at folds, small stains to lower panel, small scuff to upper panel, chipping and edge tears. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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28 Blake, George
Down to the Sea: The Romance of the Clyde, Its Ships and Shipbuilders
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1937 
8vo Blue cloth. 334pp with frontispiece and nine black & white plates. The romance of British shipbuilding described in all its aspects. Cloth faded. Good in frayed and chipped (some loss) dustjacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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29 Blatcher, Marjorie
The Court of King's Bench, 1450-1550: A Study in Self-Help
London Athlone Press, University of London, 1978 
8vo Navy cloth gilt. xiv, 181pp with appendix, select bibliography and index. Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Saidie Patterson, Irish Peacemaker (SIGNED), Bleakley, David
30 Bleakley, David
Saidie Patterson, Irish Peacemaker (SIGNED)
Belfast: Blackstaff Press (1980) 
8vo Wraps. 118pp with illustrations from photographs. The biography of Saidie Patterson, peacemaker, and champion of women textile workers in the Labour movement. Presentation copy with a warm personal inscription by the author to the half-title. Corner crease to lower cover, paper browning. Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Designing Sociable Robots (Intelligent Robotics and Autonomous Agents) (signed), Breazeal, Cynthia L.
31 Breazeal, Cynthia L.
Designing Sociable Robots (Intelligent Robotics and Autonomous Agents) (signed)
Cambridge: The MIT Press (2002) 
8vo Black cloth. 263pp. Figs. Breazeal defines the key components of social intelligence for sociable robots and offers a framework and set of design issues for their realization. Presentation copy with a lengthy note signed by the author on the ffep to a famed film producer. Included is a photo of what Breazeal calls "the "Stradivarius" of expressive robots" built by Stan Winston Studio. Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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How To Go Saloon Car Racing, Brittan, Nick
32 Brittan, Nick
How To Go Saloon Car Racing
Surrey: Patrick Stevens (1967) 
8vo Black boards. 128pp with black & white illustrations from photographs plus diagrams of the circuits. A practical, informative, easy-to-read volume in which the author guides his reader through the stages of preparation and driving a racing saloon car to eventual success. A few faint fox spots to upper edges else Very Good in dustjacket (well worn, price clipped). 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Healeys and Austin-Healeys including Jensen-Healey: An illustrated history of the marque with specifications and tuning data, Browning, Peter and Les Needham
33 Browning, Peter and Les Needham
Healeys and Austin-Healeys including Jensen-Healey: An illustrated history of the marque with specifications and tuning data
Foulis (1976) Second Edition 
8vo Green boards. xii, 316pp illustrated with black & white plates. Extensive appendices contain Works tuning notes and full specification of all the models together with tabulated achievements of all the cars in international competition. Near Fine in spine sunned dustjacket. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Hollywood: The Pioneers, Brownlow, Kevin
34 Brownlow, Kevin
Hollywood: The Pioneers
New York: Knopf, 1979 First American Edition 
Quarto. Cloth-backed brown boards. 268pp plus index. Illlustrated with 300 rare photographs selected by John Kobal - stills, on-the-set shots, and portraits, most of them published here for the first time. Name to half-title else Near Fine in dustjacket (lightly frayed with pale stain to lower edge of back panel). 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Dog Eat Dog (SIGNED), Bunker, Edward
35 Bunker, Edward
Dog Eat Dog (SIGNED)
New York: St. Martin's Press (1997) First Thus 
8vo Trade paperback. xi, 240pp. Realistic crime novel about armed robbery by ex-con turned successful writer. Uniquely signed and inscribed by the author: "Charlie, If you were still in the slam, this would be a helluva read. Eddie Bunker PS: Now, too." Light cockling to upper corner of pages from liquid spill. Corner creases to lower cover. Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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No Beast So Fierce (SIGNED), Bunker, Edward
36 Bunker, Edward
No Beast So Fierce (SIGNED)
New York: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard (1993) First Edition Thus 
8vo Trade paperback. 283pp. Ex-con's gritty crime novel of the Los Angeles underworld, originally published in 1973; this reprint with an introduction by William Styron. Bunker's first book was made into the film "Straight Time" which starred Dustin Hoffman and introduced Kathy Bates, Gary Busey, and Theresa Russell, with Bunker in a bit part. Signed and inscribed by the author: "Charlie, Read it, think remake (with small drawing of a winking smiley face) Eddie Bunker" Small stain top edge of upper cover through first dozen pages. Edge wear and a little scuffing to lower cover. Good. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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American Journals, Camus, Albert
37 Camus, Albert
American Journals
New York: Paragon House (1987) First English translation 
8vo White cloth. 157pp. Translated by Hugh Levick. Originally published as Journaux de voyage. Writings from the Nobel laureate's personal notebooks chronicling his travels in North and South America between 1946 and 1949. "In America, he observes, everything is geared to proving that life is not tragic." Paper browning, small ownership stamp to front paste-down. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (lightly frayed, soiled and darkened). 
Price: 15.00 USD
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38 Carey, Peter
The Tax Inspector (Signed)
(St Lucia) University of Queensland Press (1991) First Edition 
8vo Cream boards. 279pp. Signed by the author to the title page in the year of publication, dated 31/7/91. Carey is the author of the 1988 Booker Prize-winning Oscar and Lucinda. Boards lightly soiled else Very Good in Very Good dustjacket with fading to spine. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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New Harmony, Indiana: Robert Owen's Seedbed for Utopia -- New Harmony's First Utopians, 1814-1824 -- Footnotes from the Philanthropist "The Boatload of Knowledge" -- map of Historic New Harmony, Carmony, Donald F. and Josephine M. Elliott -- Donald E. Pitzer and Josephine M. Elliott -- Jo Ritz
39 Carmony, Donald F. and Josephine M. Elliott -- Donald E. Pitzer and Josephine M. Elliott -- Jo Ritz
New Harmony, Indiana: Robert Owen's Seedbed for Utopia -- New Harmony's First Utopians, 1814-1824 -- Footnotes from the Philanthropist "The Boatload of Knowledge" -- map of Historic New Harmony

Four items relating to New Harmony, Indiana. Item one (pictured): booklet reproduced from Indiana Magazine of History, LXXVI (September, 1980), 161-261, illustrated, with folding chart of Owen Community Personages in New Harmony and when they lived there. Very Good. Item two: booklet reprinted from Indiana Magazine of History, Vol. LXXV, No. 3 (September, 1979), pp 224-300, illustrated. Very Good. Item three: stapled booklet in wraps, [20]pp. "...an imaginary account of an equally imaginary family travelling to New Harmony, Indiana on the actual "Boatload of Knowledge." Very Good. Item four: folded black & white map of the layout and location of New Harmony, with several circles and stars marked with a red pen. Good. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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The Story of Honda Motor Cycles, Carrick, Peter
40 Carrick, Peter
The Story of Honda Motor Cycles
Cambridge: Patrick Stephens (1976) First Edition 
Small 4to Black boards. 136pp with more than 90 black & white illustrations from photographs and drawings. The exciting story of Honda, from its tentative beginnings in 1948 through the factory's remarkable road racing achievements in the 1960's, to the company's status in the mid-70's as the largest manufacturer in the entire history of motor cycling. Describes the riders, the machines, and the huge investment and efficient racing support system which brought Honda 16 world championships and 137 Grand Prix wins in just seven years. Fine in price-clipped dustjacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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