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1 Guise, Byron E. and Eulalia T. An Affair with the Past from the Otoes to the Astronauts
Kamsas Guise Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Large Quarto Byron Guise 
423 pp. Red cloth with gold lettering and illustration of Pony Express Home Station No. 1. Dust jacket with photo of Pony Express Home Station No.1. A collection of news stories in chronological order telling highlights of the history of Marshall County, Kansas, from the time of the first pioneers who confronted the Otoe Indians to modern day (cir. 1976). Laid in is a June 19, 1994 New York Times article by Jerry Ellis who walked the 2,000 mile Pony Express Trail. This book was written to help raise funds to support the preservation of Pony Express Home Station No. 1. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
2 Hayek, F.A. Studies in Philosophy, Politics and Economics
Chicago The University of Chicago Press 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dj Octavo 
356pgs. Light brown boards, Ink underlining on several pages, otherwise a tight copy. Hayek was a major social theorist and political philosopher of the twentieth century, and his account of how changing prices communicate information which enables individuals to co-ordinate their plans is widely regarded as an important achievement in economics. He dedicates the book to Karl Popper, regarded one of the 20th century's greatest philosophers of science. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
3 Gerlach, Larry R. New Jersey in the American Revolution 1763-1783 A Documentary History
Trenton, NJ New Jersey Historical Commision 1975 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Jacket Quarto 
474 pp. Frontispiece. Brown cloth, black lettering. Binding is tight and square. Text is bright, unmarked. Top edge lightly dust soiled; top edge and side edges of boards very slightly sun darkened. A very nice copy of a useful resource. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
4 Spencer, Herbert (edited By Stanislav Andreski) Principles of Sociology
Hamden, Conn. Archon Books 1969 Abridged Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dj Octavo 
821pggs. Blue Boards, silver lettering. Clean, unmmarked copy. Spencer was an English philosopher, biologist, anthropologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal political theorist of the Victorian era. During his lifetime he achieved tremendous authority, mainly in English-speaking academia. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
5 Pepin, Jacques La Technique An Illustrated Guide to the Fundamentals of Cooking
New York Times Books 1980 0517324199 / 9780517324196 Fifth Printing Hardcover Near Fine Good 8 1/2" x 11 3/4" 
470pgs.. Beige boards, clay colored spine, with gilt lettering. Pages are cleaned, unmarked except for a touch of toning on the upper edges. Pictorial DJ. has a couple of closed tears, and a dampstain in the lower edge of the spine.. in fresh mylar. A classic book with 100's of black and white illustrations with step-by-step instructions from how to hold a knife to how to properly bone a chicken. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
6 Parra, Nicanor Emergency Poems
New York New Directions 1972 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
154 pp. Red cloth with black lettering; gray, white and black dust jacket. Translated by Miller Williams. Book is square and tight. Light foxing to endpapers and edges, interior clean. Jacket extremities and spine are lightly toned. Parra (1915-1918) was a Chilean poet whose direct, coloquial and playful language, often for ironic and comic effect, pioneered the literary movement anti-poetry. On his death, the President of Chile called him a singular voice in Western culture. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
7 Trager, Philip Philip Trager: New York in the 1970s
Steidl 2016 3869308060 / 9783869308067 First Edition Hardcover New New 10 x 0.7 x 11.6 Inches 
112pgs.Black boards, Black and white pictorial covers. Illustrated with black and white photography throughout. in original shrinkwrap. The luminous and compelling photographs in New York in the 1970s capture the essence of a city in a way best described as "place portraiture." Trager's images present the architecture of Manhattan with time-defiant clarity and beauty. Although Trager selected his subjects for aesthetic and visual reasons-rather than from an historical or documentary point of view-with the passage of time his distinctly imaginative photographs have also acquired value as historical documents. The negatives for the images in this book, only recently rediscovered, had originally been archived for printing but Trager began other projects before any prints were made. The photographs in New York in the 1970s were taken at the same time as Trager's timeless Philip Trager: New York, published by Wesleyan University Press in 1980, in which the photographer depicts the city "as a solitary figure, always aware of the 'enveloping sky.'" New York in the 1970s reveals Trager's more concentrated attention to the interaction between the city's architecture and the dynamics of the street. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
8 William Ewing; Wim van Sinderen; Nathalie Herschdorfer Leonard Freed: Worldview
Steidl/Muse de L'Elyse, Lausanne 2007 3865214630 / 9783865214638 First Edition Hardcover Like New Like New 9.8 x 1.3 x 12.2 inches 
310pgs. Black boards with embossed silver lettering. Unclipped pictorial jacket. 100's of Black and White photographs. Book and jacket like new, with minimal toning to the extremities. in mylar sleeve. Leonard Freed ranks among the giants of twentieth-century photojournalism. His work as a member of Magnum regularly graced the front pages of major newspapers around the world, as well as the covers of many international magazines. Worldview, the most ambitious collection of Freed's work ever produced, spans his full 50-year career, from coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict back through the American Civil Rights movement to post-war German reconstruction. Among other highlights, it includes a key selection of images from his New York City Police Department project that became the landmark book, Police Work. There, as throughout his career, Freed's vision was sharp, insightful and critical, but always deeply sympathetic to his fellow human beings--he was a pioneer in what has aptly been called "concerned photography." 
Price: 135.00 USD
 
 
9 Kisch, John Duke Separate Cinema the First 100 Years of Black Poster Art
Reel Art Press 2014 1909526061 / 9781909526068 First Edition Hardcover New New 10 x 1.4 x 11.6 inches 
320pgs. Pictorial boards, (Woman in skirt, Man in Zoot Suit), white background. New in New jacket. In original shrinkwrap. illusrtrations throughout. This magnificent volume is a celebration of the first 100 years of black film poster art. A visual feast, these images recount the diverse and historic journey of the black film industry from the earliest days of Hollywood to the present day, accompanied by insightful accompanying text, a foreword by black history authority and renowned academic Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and an afterword by Hollywood director Spike Lee. These posters have meaning for young and old alike, and possess the power to transcend ethnicity. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
10 Ritter, Lawrence S. The Glory of Their Times The Story of the Early Days of Baseball Told By the Men Who Played It
New York The Macmillan Co. 1969 Sixth Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Octavo 
300pgs.photos throughout. Red baseball stitching on whtie background, blue spine and gilt lettering. illustrated endpapers. Toning to the extremities, outer page edges, a few ink dashes in the table of contents, sticker ghost on the dedication page. Otherwise a clean tight copy. Unclipped pictorial jacket has toning and light wear to the extremities, otherwise near fine in mylar sleeve. First-person interviews of some of the most note-worthy baseball players of first quarter of the 20th Century Baseball. A classic baseball title. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
11 Chaucer, Geoffrey The Canterbury Tales
New York The Limited Editions Club 1946 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Slipcase Tall 8vo Szyk, Arthur Signed by Illustrator
550 pp. Quarter white leather over brightly colored patterned boards with matching patterned slipcase. Gilt lettering on spine. #724 of 1500 copies. 24 full-page plates plus a double-page plate of Arthur Szyk's brilliantly colored portraits-in-miniature. The color illustrations are vivid and striking. Done in modern verse by Frank Ernest Hill. Several very small spots on spine where white has flaked off and spine head is lightly sun-toned; otherwise, near fine. Clean square and tight throughout. Slipcase has some wear on top and bottom sides. 
Price: 350.00 USD
 
 
12 Matisse, Henri San Lazzaro (Editor) Homage A Henri Matisse XX Siecle
Paris S.P.A.D.E.M. 1970 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" Henri Matisse 
126pgs. Blue Cloth with embossed gilt lettering. Text in French. Original linocut opposite page 112. 32 illustrations in color, 150 illustrations in black and white. Light toning to the extremities, otherwise a clean, unmarked copy. Unclipped pictorial jacket has closed tears at the extremities, and creasing on the upper spine. in mylar sleeve. Numéro spécial de XX Siècle. Avec un linoléum spécialement exécuté par l'artiste en 1938 pour XX Siècle. Avec 32 planches en couleurs et 150 reproductions en noir et blanc. Testi di Gualtieri di San Lazzaro, Georges Rouault, Jean Cassou, Jean Leymarie, André Verdet, Yvon Taillandier, Herbert Read, Georges Duthuit, Jean Guichard-Meili, etc. (con un linoleum originale in nero appositamente eseguito da Henri Matisse per la rivista nel 1938, cm 31x24) . 4to pp. 128 . 
Price: 125.00 USD
 


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