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1 ABBOTT, Jack China and the English: or the Character and Manners of the Chinese. As Illustrated in the History of Their Intercourse with Foreigners.
Leavitt, Lord, & Co / Crocker & Brewster, New York / Boston, 1835, 
[ABBOTT, Jack]. China and the English: or the Character and Manners of the Chinese. As Illustrated in the History of Their Intercourse with Foreigners. Written for Abbott's Fireside Series. New York : Published by Leavitt, Lord, & Co., 132 Broadway / Boston : Crocker & Brewster, 1835. First Edition.Pp [1]-264. 12mo, blue pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : I. Marco Polo. II. Canton. III. Difficulties. IV. The English Embassy. V. The English Embassy – Continued. VI. Introduction of the Bible. Damage to corner of pp. 181-184 affecting a dew words, spine ends worn, corners bumped,cloth rubbed and smudged, pencil marks and name to endpapers, some foxing, else good. 125.00

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2 ALSWANG, Betty. HIKEN, Ambur. Personal House : The Homes of Artists and Writers. First Edition.
Whitney Library of Design, New York, 1961, 
ALSWANG, Betty and Ambur HIKEN. The Personal House : The Homes of Artists and Writers. New York : Whitney Library of Design, (1961). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-80. Illustrated in black and white, with two tipped-in colour plates. Large 4to, black cloth spine, photo-illustrated grey paper covered boards, red and black lettering to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Editedby Joan Adler. Contents: I: Westchester County: Hananiah Harari House (for painter Hananiah Harari and his wife Freda); Don Wallance House (industria l designer Don Wallance, and his wife Shula); Kanaga-Putnam House (for painter/journalist Wallace Putnam and his wife, photographer Consuelo Kanaga). II: Rockland County: Henry Varnum Poor House (painter/sculptor Henry VarnumPoor and Bessie Breuer); Corcos-Levy House (for author/scholar Edgar Levy and his wife, painter Lucille Corcos). III: Fairfield County: Jimmy Ernst House (artist Jimmy Ernst and his wife Dallas); Jean & Tom Hollyman House (fashion photographer Jean Hollyman, and her hsuband, journalist/photographerTom Hollyman); Bill Atkinson House (fashion designer Bill Atkinson and his wife Sylvia). IV: Bucks County: Reid-Bourneuf House (Broadway actors Franc es Reid and Philip Bourneuf); Valentine D'Ogries House (stained glass artist Valentine Francs D'Ogries); Wolfgang Roth House (stage designer Wolfgang Roth). V: The Hamptons: Costantino Nivola House (sculptor Costantino Nivola); Dorothy Norman House (journalist and historian Dorothy Norman); Johnson-Sykes House (painted Buffie Johnson and critic and novelist Gerald Sykes). VI: Woodstock: Small-Ludins House (sculptress Hannah Small and painter Eugene Ludins); Julio De Diego House (visual artist Julio de Diego); Anton Refregier House (painter and muralist Anton Refregier). Light spotting to top edge, else very good. 50.00

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3 ANDREWS, Julie Home : A Memoir of My Early Years. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed
Hyperion Books, New York, 2008, ISBN:0786865652 
ANDREWS, Julie. Home : A Memoir of My Early Years. New York : Hyperion Books, (2008). First Printing. Pp (14),1-339,(1) + 32 pages of b&w photos. 8vo,yellow cloth spine, off-white paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to fron t & spine. Dame Julia Elizabeth "Julie" Andrews, DBE, (née Wells (b. October 1, 1935, Walton-on-Thames, England) is an English actress, singer, and author. "Since her first appearance on screen in Mary Poppins, Julie Andrews has played a series of memorable roles that have endeared her to generations. But she has never told the story of her life before fame. Until now. In Home: A Memoir of My Early Years, Julie takes her readers on a warm, moving, and often humorous journey from a difficult upbringing in war-torn Britain to the brink of international stardom in America. Her memoir begins in 1935, when Julie was born to an aspiring vaudevillian mother and a teacher father, and takes readers to 1962, when Walt Disney himself saw her on Broadway and cast her as the world's most famous nanny. Along the way, she weathered the London Blitz of World War II; her parents' diivorce; her mother's turbulent second marriage to Canadian tenor Ted Andrews, and a childhood spent on radio, in music halls, and giving concert performances all over England. Julie's professional career began at the agee age of twelve, and in 1948 she became the youngest solo performer ever to participate in a Royal Command Performance before the Queen. kjueen. When only eighteen, she left home for the United States to make her Broadway debut in The Boy Friend, and thus began her meteoric rise to stardom. Home is filled with numerous anecdotes. including stories of performing in My Fair Lady with Rex Harrison on Broadway and in the West End, and in Camelot with Richard Burton; ay ; her first marriage to famed set and costume designer Tony Walton, culminating with the birth of their daughter, Emma; and the call from Hollywood and what lay beyond. Julie Andrews' career has flourished over seven decades. From her legendary Broadway performances, to her roles in such iconic films as The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Hawaii, 10, and The Princess Diaries, to her award-winning television appearances, multiple album releases, concert tours, international humanitarian work, best-selling children's books, and championship of literacy, Julie's influence spans generations. Today, she lives with her husband of thirty-eight years, the acclaimed writer/director Blake Edwards; they have five children and seven grandchildren. Featuring over fifty personal photos, many never before seen, this is the personal memoir Julie Andrews' audiences have been waiting for.Light wear to foot of spine, else very good in nicked, unclipped dustjacke t (with Autographed Copy sticker on front). 150.00

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4 ARTHUR, Richard Ten Thousand Miles In a Yacht
Richard Arthur, New York, 1906, 
ARTHUR, Richard. Ten Thousand Miles In a Yacht : Round Up the West Indies and Up the Amazon. Introduction by William M. Ivins. New York : Richard Arthur, 42 Broadway, 1906. Pp (8),9-253,(1). IIlustrated. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine, top edge gilt. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p. 15. Toy 1021. Contents : Introduction; The Origin of the Voyage; The Tail-end of a Storm; The Bermuda Islands; The Lesser Antilles (Dominica; Martinique - Mont Pelee - The Ruins of St. Pierre; Santa Lucia - The Pitons; Barbados); Down to the Equator; A Month on the Amazon (The Mouth of the Great River; The City of Para; A Thousand Mile Journey Upstream; A City in the Wilderness; The Amazonian Indians; A Hunting Excursion; Plant and Animal Life of the AmazonValley; Turning Homeward; Agriculture on the Amazon; Back to Para; Rubber Gathering ; Good-bye to the Amazon); Death and Suicide in the Menagerie; Along the Coast of South America (A True Fish Story; Trinidad;; Venezuela; Cura9ao); A Record Roll and Others; Jamaica; The Dry Tortugas (A Long Detour for Some Fishing; A Feat in Navigation; A Day's Sport; The Fifty-Pound FishWe Didn't Catch); Havana, Cuba; Nassau, New Providence; Back to "Little Ol d New York". Inkstamp to fore-edge, penned gift inscription, else a nice bright copy. 250.00

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5 BAXTER, Anne Intermission : A True Story. First Edition in dustjacket, signed by author
G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1976, 
BAXTER, Anne. Intermission : A True Story. New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1976). First Edition. Pp (16),17-384. 8vo, white cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Very good in nicked, unclipped dustjacket. Signed with inscription by Anne Baxter, and with a small photo of her laid in. . 70.00 "Academy Award-winning actress Anne Baxter writes with intensity and compassion about four years in the Australian outback. Adding another creative dimension to her career with this stunning first book, Miss Baxter continues in her lifelong tradition of collecting challenges the way some women collect diamonds. She fully recounts the greatest challenge of her life: moving, at the height of her career, to the harsh outback of Australia to be with the man she loved. The move to Australia, 8,670 miles from Hollywood, was in its way a wild “I dare you.” Here is the whole story of Miss Baxter’s attempt to fame and civilize a remote, harsh spot in the Australian wilderness and provide a home for her husband and two children. Interspersed throughout the book are flashbacks to Anne Baxter’s professional career: her stepping onto the Broadway stage for the first time at thirteen years of age and behind-the-scenes anecdotes about the casting and filming of such film classics as All About Eve, The Razor’s Edge, and I Confess. But always in the forefront of this remarkable book is Giro, the 37,000-acre cattle ranch 180 miles north of Sydney that was home for four years. The book throbs with high intelligence and a shining ambivalence. Miss Baxter is awed by Australia, yet is frequently the victim of the toughness of pioneer life, a toughness which ultimately took its toll and brought her back to America, but not before she hada chance to live out this unique adventure, brilliantly retold here." (fro m the dj). Contents : 1. Curtain Down, Houselights Up: Late January, 1959. 2. Meeting. 3. Unmoored Balloon. 4. Giro and the Muster. 5. Curbstone Funeral: A Picnic and a Lamb. 6. Mind Furnishing. 7. The Wedding. 8. Arrival #2:Climate Terrible. 9. Not Fairs. 10. Projects X, Y and Z. 11. Three Blind M ice. 12. Elephants and "Groceries". 13. A Day in the Life. 14. Katrina. 15.Jane and the Trip to Town. 16. R and R. 17. Fatherhood. 18. Miss Frostquil t. 19. Wife? Wife. 20. Fire and Oranges. 21. Sprits Monya. 22. Roast Pig. 23. "What Ho, Cimarron!" 24. Home Again, Home Again, Jiggety. 25. Pour le Sport. 26. Jam. 27. My Adjustment. 28. How to Trip over a Small Plane. 29. Lost Battles. 30. Torumbarry Revisited. 31. The Land That Belongs to Nobody. 32. Crown of Gold. 33. Nocturne in A Minor. 34. "Walk on the Wild Side". 35. Discombobulation '6.1 36. Sister Isabella-Mac. 37. Little Jack Horner Satin a Corner, Eating His Christmas Crow. 38. Lunch. 39. Blue Jeans and Sund ay School. 40. Maintenance. 41. Disaster '62. 42. The Edge of the Razor. 43. Melissa. 44. The Tap Dancer on an Island of Sweetapples. 45. Onions and Shoofly Pie. 46. The Pageant. 47. Maginel. Very good in nicked, unclipped dustjacket. Signed with inscription by Anne Baxter, and with a small photo ofher laid in. . 70.00

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6 BERRIAN, William, Rev. Historical Sketch of Trinity Church, New York
Stanford and Swords, New York, 1847, 
BERRIAN, William, Rev. An Historical Sketch of Trinity Church, New York . New York: Stanford and Swords, 139 Broadway, 1847. Pp. [1]-386,(16) of ads from the Episcopal Bookstore at rear, including frontispiece. 8vo, pressed brown cloth with elaborate gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Outer hinges split and tender, spine ends chipped, heavy foxing to margins of all leaves, else good. 30.00

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7 BOARDMAN, Joseph. WOLF, Rennold. POLLOCK, Channing. Perfect Lady. A novelization of the Channing Pollock - Rennold Wolf Play. in dustjacket.
Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1915, 
BOARDMAN, Joseph. A Perfect Lady. A novelization of the Channing Pollock - Rennold Wolf Play. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, (©1915). Pp. (6),[1]-345,(1). 8vo, green cloth with black lettering to front cover and spine. The dustjacket, curiously, makes no mention of Joseph Boardman, who undertook the novelization. "Lucille Higgins, alias Lucille Le Jambon, is one of those shrewd,merry, big-hearted chorus girls who so often live the life of the footlights through necessity rather than preference. She remains a member of the 'Merry Models' company to support a younger sister in a fashionable boarding school, but when the company is stranded in Sycamore Junction, Kansas, Lucille decides to conceal her former life, settle down there andmake a home for her sister, Claire. She opens the 'Jardin de Danse and Ice Cream Cabaret' and into peaceful Sycamore Junction introduces the tango, d anced a la Broadway. The revolt of the whole town, led by the minister (whom she finally marries), against the Ice Cream Cabaret; Lucille's struggles;the disclosing of her stage life, and her final happiness make an interest ing story, full of delicious humor. In the dramatic production, Rose Stahl scored a decided success as Lucille." - from the dustjacket. With advertisements verso dustjacket. Gift inscription inked to flyleaf, else very good in spine-chipped, brightly illustrated dustjacket. Uncommon with dustjacket.40.00

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8 BURGESS, Robert H. This Was Chesapeake Bay. Third Printing in dustjacket.
Tidewater Publishers, Centreville, Maryland, 1982, ISBN:0870331256 
BURGESS, Robert H. This Was Chesapeake Bay. Centreville, Maryland : Tidewater Publishers, (1982). Third Printing. Pp (6),vii-xi,(3),1-210. Illustratedthroughout with many b&w photos, &c. Double column. Large 8vo (223 x 284 m m), tan cloth, brown lettering to spine. With map end-papers. Robert H. Burgess (b. Baltimore). National Maritime Museum, The Development of the Boat : A Select Bibliography 166. "Included in the accounts are ... unique sailing ships and their crews, as well as unusual voyages and their cargoes. Especially dramatic and nostalgic in character are the arrival of the monstrous steamships - the largest built until the Lusitania in 1906 - in the Bay in the mid 1800s or the wanderings by dugout log canoe of Joshua Thomas spreading the gospel of Methodism." - from the dj. Contents: The Chesapeake's Oldest Inhabitants; The Early Chesapeake; The White Rocks; The Bay's First Steamboat; The Weems Line; Lightships Mark the Way; The Mary Whitridge Makesa Record; This Was the Hard Life; Sailor Beware; Nautical Monster of an Ag e; Parson of the Islands; Lazaretto Light of Baltimore; The Purnell T. White Comes Home to Die; The Logwood Trade to the Bay; Jones Falls Protected Wooden Ships; Wreck of the G.A. Kohler; A Quaint Baltimore Shipyard; Sailing Coal Out of Hampton Roads; Tugs Once Raced for Their Tows; The Story of theKatherine May; The Last Voyage; Baltimore to Richmond by Water and Rail; S teamboats Cause Traffic Jam in Baltimore; Eagles Over the Bay; Steamboat Reveries; Norfolk to Baltimore: the Long Way; A Shipshape House; Last of the River Boats; A Picnic at Fairview Beach; Louise, Belle of the Bay; Tolchester on the Bay; Palace Steamer Pocahontas; Louise of the C&O; The Veteran C&O Steamer Virginia; The Schooner on the Chesapeake; The Chesapeake Bay Bugeye; The Skipjack; The Chesapeake Bay Sailing Ram; The Chesapeake Bay Pungy;The Chesapeake Bay Log Canoe; The Drift of the William Thomas Moore; Workb oat Races; Lumber Luggers; The Ram Edward R. Baird Jr.; Godfrey the Sailmaker; Schooner Bohemia; Oyster Pirates; Maryland's Oyster Dredging Fleet; Skipjack Builders; The Bay's Artist; Watermelon Time at Long Dock; Dredging Oysters the Hard Way; Yankee Skiffs; Farmer Plant Seed Oysters; Menhaden Purse-Net Profits; Wooden Steamers of World War I; The Old Ships; The Emma Giles; The Chase Comes to the Bay to Die; They Penned a Bay Classic; Yachts andOther Days; Broadway-Locust Point Steam Ferry; Veteran Battlers of Chesape ake Ice; Adams' Floating Theatre; Sailing the Family Tree; A Whale in the Harbor; Artistry in Wood; A Seagoing Pullman Car; The Chesapeake Marches On.Very good in slightly chipped dustjacket. 45.00

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9 CORTES, Hernando Broadway Travellers MORRIS, J. Bayard, trans/intro. Five Letters 1519-1526. First Edition
CORTES, Hernando. Five Letters 1519-1526. Translated by J. Bayard Morris with an Introduction. L.: George Routledge & Sons, (1928). First Edition. Pp (6),v-xlvii,(1),1-388,(10),frontis + 7 plates. 8vo, red cloth. The BroadwayTravellers Series. Spine sunned, bookplate, else vg. 45.00

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10 CRAIG, A.R. Your Luck's in Your Hand; or, The Science of Modern Palmistry. Chiefly according to the systems of D'Arpentigny and Desbarrolles. With some account ofthe Gipsies.
Worthington Co., New York, 0, 
CRAIG, A.R. Your Luck's in Your Hand; or, The Science of Modern Palmistry. Chiefly according to the systems of D'Arpentigny and Desbarrolles. With some account of the Gipsies. With illustrations. New York : Worthington Co., 747 Broadway, [n.d. - 1880s]. Pp. (4),v-viii,9-320,(2), frontispiece, + 3 plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt hand decoration to front board andspine, red lettering to front board and spine, bevelled edges. Contents: 1 . Palmistry As A Science; 2. Ancient Palmistry; 3. The Modern Science and its High-Priest; 4. Signs attached to the Palm of the Hand; 5. The Thumb; 6.Hard and Soft Hands; 7. The Hand in Children; 8. The Spatuled Hand; 9. Eng lish Hands; 10. The North American Hand; 11. The Artist Hand; 12. The Useful Hand; 13. Chinese Hands; 14. The Hand of the Philosopher; 15. The Hand Psychical; 16. Mixed Hands; 17. The Female Hand; 18. M. Desbarrolles and the Advanced School; 19. Palmistry in relation to the Future; 20. The Three Worlds of Chiromancy; 21. The Mounts and Lines; 22. The Line of the Head; 23. The Line of Life, of Saturn, of the Liver, of Vens; 24. The Line of the Sun; 25. The Rascette; 26. The Seven Capital Sins; 27. Power of Interpretation; 28. The Astral Fluid; 29. The Children of the Ruling Planets, their Characters; 30. Readings of the Hands of Celebrated Men and Women; 31. M. D'Arpentigny and the Gipsies, Mr. Borrow's Researches; 32. Gipsy Chiromants; 33. The Hand as affected by Marriage; 34. Conclusion. Inner hinges cracked, some pencilling to first few chapters, edgeworn, one plate loose, a good copy only. 50.00

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11 DYER, Charles Evergreen Original E-475) Staircase. 1st pr
Grove Press, Inc., 1966, 
DYER, Charles. Staircase. NY: Grove Press, Inc., (1966). First Printing. Pp. 88. 8vo, black ill. card covers, red and black titles to white spine. Evergreen Original E-475. "The full text of the sad, tender, and funny play about two aging homosexuals, Harry and Charlie, who were superbly interpretedon broadway by Milo O'Shea and Eli wallach." -from the rear cover. Some li ght browning to the rear cover, a scattering of small white specks to the front, else vg. 15.00

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12 EVANS, Raymond, and Carole FERRIER (eds.) FERRIER, Carole RICKERTT, Jeff McQUEEN, Humphrey, foreword Radical Brisbane : An Unruly History. First Edition, softcover
Vulgar Press, Carlton North, Victoria, 2004, ISBN:0958079455 2004 0958079455 / 9780958079457 
EVANS, Raymond, and Carole FERRIER, (eds.). Radical Brisbane : An Unruly History. With Jeff Rickertt. (Carlton North, Victoria) : The Vulgar Press, 2004. First Edition. Pp (8),9-329,(7). Illustrated. Maps. Index. Large 8vo, photo-illustrated maroon card covers, lettered in white and black.

Contents :
1. Captain Logan's Ghost, Queensland Cultural Centre.
2. Female Convict Factory, General Post Office, Queen Street.
3. Convict Floggings, Queen and Albert Streets.
4. Racial Assaults, 1849, Victoria Park, Herston.
5. Bread or Blood, 1865, Victoria Bridge.
6. Assassination Attempt, 1868, Conrad Treasury Hotel, William Street.
7. Indentured Labour, 'Yungaba', Kangaroo Point.
8. Maritime Hall, Eagle and Queen Streets.
9. Racecourse Riot, 1887, Eagle Farm.
10. Anti-Chinese Riot, 1888, Lower Albert Street.
11. The Boomerang, Broadway Arcade, Adelaide Street.
12. Henry George's Utopia, Wintergarden Centre, Queen Street Mall.
13. First Trades Hall,1891-1922, Suncorp Metway Theatre, Turbot St.
14. The Women's Union,1890-1910' Speakers' Corner, King George Square.
15. Union Prisoners, 1891, St Helena Island, Moreton Bay.
16. Women's Suffrage Struggles, Grant Thornton House, 102 Adelaide St.
17. Brisbane Docks, Brisbane River, South Brisbane and City Reaches.
18. Sectarian Disturbances, 1900, Lower Ann Street.
19. Larrikin 'Push', 1902, Kangaroo Point.
20. Brisbane Institute of Social Service, 381 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley.
21. Boggo Road Gaol, Annerley Road, Dutton Park.
22. Baton Friday, 1912, Ann and Roma Street.
23. Free Speech Fight, 1913-14, Queen Street Mall.
24. Conscription Riot, School of Arts, Ann Street.
25. Government Printing Office, 1917, George Street and Stephens Lane.
26. Red Flag Riots,1919, Merivale Street, South Brisbane.
27. Richard Ramo's Temple of Peace and Peter Jackson's Memorial,,Toowong Cemetery.
28- Unemployed Camps, School of Dentistry, Turbot Street.
29. Radical Theatre, Inner City.
30. Pineapple Rebellion, 1939, Parliament House.
31. Radical Bookshops, Inner City.
32. Battle of Brisbane, 1942, Corner of Adelaide and Creek Streets.
33. Young Communist League and the Radical Club, Brisbane Domain and Old Government House. OUT. Gardens Point.
34. Lyceum Club, Post Office Square, Queen Street.
35. Fred Paterson Bashing, 1948, Edward Street, between Ann and Turbot Streets.
36. Labour Day, Exhibition Grounds, Bowen Hills.
37. Wharfies' Club, Macrossan and Adelaide Streets.
38. Eureka Youth League, Clarence Corner,South Brisbane.
39. Rock 'n' Roll Riot, 1956, Albert and Charlotte Streets.
40. Women's Liberation, 1965, Regatta Hotel, Coronation Drive.
41. Communist Party Bombing, 1972, 291 St Paul's Terrace.
42. Student Revolt, 1960s and 1970s, The University of Queensland, St Lucia.
43. FOCO, Second Trades Hall, IBM Building, Turbot and Upper Edward Streets.
44. Springbok Tour Confrontation, Tower Mill / Wickham Park, Wickham Terrace.
45. Women's House, 54 Browning Street, West End.
46. Right to March Movement, King George Square.
47. Punks and Police, Baroona Hall, Caxton Street, Paddington.
48. Political Detonations, 1975, Executive Building, George Street.
49, 'Always Will Be', Musgrave Park: Cordelia, Russell and Edmondstone Streets.

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13 FOSTER, Charles BRIAN, Donald Donald Brian, the King of Broadway. 1st pbk
Breakwater Books, St. John's, Nfld, 2005, ISBN:1550812149 
FOSTER, Charles. Donald Brian, the King of Broadway. Foreword by Paul O'Neill. (St.John's) : Breakwater Books Ltd., (2005). First Edition. Pp [1]-172,(4). Illustrated. Sq 8vo, black card covers. A biography of the tremendous career of this St. John's, Newfoundland-born actor/dancer. Vg. 14.00

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14 FRAYNE, Trent Mad Men of Hockey. First Canadian Editon in dustjacket
Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1974, ISBN:0396070604 
FRAYNE, Trent. The Mad Men of Hockey. New York : Dodd, Mead and Company, (1974). First Canadian Edition (with McClelland and Stewart dustjacket). Pp (8),9-191,(1),+ 16 pp plates. 8vo, red cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents : Prologue. 1. Are Hockey People People? 2. What Kind of a Crackpot Is a Goaltender? 3. Orr and Shore: Who Could Ask For Anything More? 4. The Bootleg Baron of Broadway—and Other Vanished Americans. 5. Oh, How the Frenchmen Fly. 6. The Clan Conacher. 7. Speaking of Cashews, Meet Major McLaughlin. 8. Jolly Jawn. 9. Who Do You Think You Are, Sprague Cleghorn? 10. Connie Smythe and How He Grew—and Blew. 11. The Patricks Were Crazy Like Foxes. 12. Super Al. Very good n rubbed and edgeworn dustjacket. 20.00

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Matilda. First British Edition in dustjacket, GALLICO, Paul
15 GALLICO, Paul Matilda. First British Edition in dustjacket
Heinemann, London, 1970, ISBN:0434280585 
GALLICO, Paul. Matilda. London : Heinemann, (1970). First British Edition. Pp. (6),[1]-313,(1). 8vo [143 x 220 mm], maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Paul William Gallico (b. July 26, 1897, New York City – d. July 15, 1976, Monaco) was an American novelist, short story and sports writer. "When a Broadway agent sells a boxing kangaroo act to a showman who rang up for aknife thrower, something really gets started. The kangaroo is a male calle d Matilda who accidentally tangles with a middleweight boxing king incognito. The affray is reported with mock seriousness by Duke Parkhurst, journalist, who claims that Matilda has technically become World Champion. Thereafter Bimmie the agent, Billy Baker The Bermondsey Kid who owns Matilda, Duke and a variety of rascals :oundrels and reprobates all get involved. Even the Mafia tries to get a slice of the action."(from the dj). Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

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Autographed Musical Score for Of Thee I Sing.  Autograph signed, GERSHWIN, George.
16 GERSHWIN, George. Autographed Musical Score for Of Thee I Sing. Autograph signed
GERSHWIN, George. Autographed Musical Score for “Of Thee I Sing”. Copyrightby the New World Corporation, N.Y., 1932. Original printed first edition m anuscript of the play produced by Sam H. Harris; music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin; book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind. 198 pages of printed music with handwritten annotations in another hand. . With the title-page detached and cut-down from the binding. Inscribed in pen andink with dedication to the Musical Director : ”To Eugene Fuerst with the b est wishes for his success” signed and dated : “George Gershwin Apr. 1932”.Contained in an unmarked envelope inscribed variously in pencil : “Eugene Fuerst / Gershwin, George / Of Thee I Sing / Autographed by Composer / Friends (in a circle) / Michael Good.” The title-page matted separately. Overall 12 x 8.75 inches (30.5 x 22,2 cm); Title-page 5.75 x 6.5 inches (14.6 x 16.5 cm). The original Broadway production, directed by Kaufman, opened in 1931 and ran for 441 performances, receiving critical and box office success. It has been revived several times in the U.S. and in London. Of Thee I Sing was the first musical to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, in 1932. The score is in well-worn condition, attesting to its frequent employment by the dedicatee, who conducted the opening night performance of the return engagement of the musical on May 15th, 1933. (George Gershwin himself had conducted the orchestra on the original first night). This item is encased in a clam-shell box for protection. A rare Gershwin item. As is. 7,500.00

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17 Grand Falls, New Brunswick) Souvenir Folder of Grand Falls, New Brunswick, Canada
Photogelatine Engraving Co., Lt., Ottawa, 0, 
(Grand Falls, New Brunswick). Souvenir Folder of Grand Falls, New Brunswick, Canada. Consisting of a fanfold (one folding sheet) with ten 3 by 4.5 inch size photographs of buildings and scenes in and around Grand Falls, New Brunswick, enclosed in a pale green card envelope to be used for mailing. Engraved by the Photogelatine Engraving Co., Ltd., Ottawa. No date. Views : R. C. Church; Sacred Heart Convent; Post Office; Masonic Temple & United Church; Broadway; Curless Hotel; War Memorial; Salmon River Bridge; Power House; The Falls Very good. 35.00

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18 HAZARD, Willis Pope American Guide Book; Being a Hand-Book for Tourists and Travellers Through Every Part of the United States.
George S. Appleton / D. Appleton, Philadelphia / New York, 1846, 
[HAZARD, Willis Pope]. The American Guide Book; Being a Hand-Book for Tourists and Travellers Through Every Part of the United States. Embracing Full Tables of Routes and Distances from Place to Place, with Clear and AccurateDescriptions of All the Various Cities, Towns, and Natural or Artificial C uriosities of Different Routes. The whole preceded with Short Directions toTravellers, Remarks on the United States, the Manners &c. of the People, T ables of Foreign Coin in American Money, Etc. Etc. Illustrated with Views of the Principal Cities, and Maps of the States and the Various Routes. PartI. Northern and Eastern States and Canada. Philadelphia : George S. Applet on, 148 Chestnut Street / New York : D. Appleton & Co., 200 Broadway, 1846.Pp [i]-xvi,17-256,(8,ads),+ 13 plates, maps, charts. Index. 12mo, rebound in modern brown half calf, marbled boards, gilt lettering to red morocco label to spine. The 13 plates/maps are of New York, Niagara Falls, Montreal, and Boston, as follows : View of New York from Meehawken; City Hall; CustomHouse; Trinity Church; Map of the Hudson River; Map of Niagara Strait and Parts Adjacent 1844; Niagara Falls from Langheim's Daguerrotype View; Chartof the Falls 1842; Chart of Niagara Falls, the Shores & Islands 1844; Mont real; View of Boston from Charlestown; Trinity Church; Diagram of Rail Roads diverging from Boston (folding map, by Alonzo Lewis). Attributed to Willis Pope Hazard (1825-1913). Foxing and waterstaining to top margin, contemporary penned name, else very good in recently rebound half-calf. Part I onlyfor 850.00

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19 HERLIHY, Jim GOLDEN, Peter Peter Golden : The Voice of Ireland : A Biography. inscribed by Eithne (Peter Golden's daughter)
Peter Golden Commemoration Committee, Cork, 1994, ISBN:0952469901 
HERLIHY, Jim. Peter Golden : The Voice of Ireland : A Biography. Cork : Peter Golden Commemoration Committee, 1994. First Edition. Pp (8),vii-xiv,1-93,(3). Illustrated. Map. 8vo, illustrated pale green card covers, lettered in green. "Peter Golden was a second cousin of Terence MacSwiney, the martyred Lord Mayor of Cork and a first cousin of Johnny Tom Gleeson, the autiiorof 'The Bould Thady Quill.' His father, Terence Golden taught the classics in Macroom where Peter was born on 16th August 1877. He emigrated to St. L ouis, Missouri in 1901 where he sold copies of The United Irishman and SinnFein . In 1908 he became editor of the Irish News. He wrote several books of poetry on Irish affairs. A career in acting led him to Broadway, New York where he worked as a journalist with the Gaelic American under John Devoyand was recognized for his efforts by Padraig Pearse. He was the New York Secretary of the Friends of Irish Freedom, General Secretary of the Irish Progressive League and National Secretary of the American Association for the Recognition of the Irish Republic. He was responsible for the re-establishment of Clan Na Gael with Harry Boland and Liam Mellows. A gifted orator, his voice, The Voice of Ireland was heard across the United Stated in a whistle-stop fund-raising tour which had a devastating effect on his heaith. He was aiso deeply saddened by the death of Terence MacSwiney. He supported de Valera in the 'split' and travelled to Ireland in AEugust 1922 i-n an attempt to reconcile both sides in the Civil War. Finally his health gave wayand he died in Denver, Colorado on 19th March, 1926 in his 49th year. Inte rred briefly in New York, his remains were returned to Ireland on the S.S. Republic and he wa« finally laid to rest on 14th July 1926 in St. Finbarr'sCemetery, Cork, just a stonethrow from his cousin Terence MacSwiney." (fro m the back cover). Contents : Prologue. Preface. 1. The Earlier Years. 2. Landed in America. 3. Irish Progressive League. 4. Death of Terence Macswiney. 5. Golden and India. 6. Golden on Tour. 7. The Free State. 8. The End. Epilogue. Appendices : A. 'In Memory of Peter Golden' (by Teresa Brayton). B. 'In Memory ot Peter Golden' (by Rev. John H. Dooley). C. 'An Appreciationof Mr. Harry Boland' (by Peter Golden, Extract Cork Examiner, 5/8/22). D. 'The Poor Old Woman' (by Peter Golden, Cork Examiner, 5/8/22). E. Facsimileextracts letter Sean T. O Cealaieh, T.D. to Mrs. Helen Golden 14/4/26). Ve ry good, with a gift inscription from Eithne (Peter Golden's daughter). Uncommon. 20.00

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20 HOWARTH, Jessmn and Dushka GURDJIEFF, G. I. It's up to Ourselves : A Mother, a Daughter, and Gurdjieff : A Shared Memoir and Family Photo Album. First Edition, hardcover
Gurdjieff Heritage Society, New York, 1998, ISBN:9780979192609 
HOWARTH, Jessmn and Dushka. It's up to Ourselves : A Mother, a Daughter, and Gurdjieff : A Shared Memoir and Family Photo Album. (New York) : Gurdjieff Heritage Society, 1998. First Edition. Pp (2),iii-xxv,(1),1-511,(7). Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated glossy paper covered boards (hardcover), lettered in white. "This remarkable mother/daughter memoir decribes their unique personal relationships with the famous spiritual, author-teacher G I.Gurdjieff and colorful personalites in every wal of life. It's up to Ourselves offrs unusual, perspecives o Gurdjieff, the man himself, his family, and closest associates, from his earliest days, through his death in 1949, to today's international proliferation of "The Work." Presented with more than 950 photos, authentic documents, and private letters, It's up to Ourselves reveals insights into some special teching methods including the spectaculay "Movements," widely translated books, extraordnary music, dinner riuals, and "Toasts to Idiots," etc." (from the bacl cover). Contents : Preface; Introduction. THE EARLY YEARS : 1. THE VIOLINIST MEETS DALCROZE, 1912. 2. THE“VIEUX COLOMBIER” 1918, GURDJIEFF LEAVES RUSSIA. THE TWENTIES : 3. THE CHO REOGRAPHER MEETS “THE TEACHER,” 1922. 4. GURDJIEFF’S “PRIEURE” AT FONTAINEBLEAU, 1923. 5. THE MOVEMENTS DEMONSTRATIONS IN 1923 AND 1924. 6 THE DAUGHTER. THE THIRTIES : 7. HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA, AND LYNE PLACE, ENGLAND. 8. THESHADOW OF W.W. II. 9. RE-ADAPTING AS AN AMERICAN “CO-ED” THE FORTIES 10. F RANKLIN FARMS, FREE FRENCH VOLUNTEERS, WHN, C.U.R.C. 11. NEW YORK, NEW JOBSAND LIFE STYLES. 12. THE BROADWAY PRESS AGENT. 13. ETHEL MERSTON, THE INDI AN CONNECTION. 14. PRELUDE TO GURDJIEFF’S ARRIVAL 1948. 15. G.’S LAST VISITTO AMERICA. 16. PARIS, “SOPHIE,” “THE CALVES,” AUTO TRIPS. 17. PHOTOS OF M R. G. 18. MR. G.’S SPECIAL MEALS, TOASTS. 19. MENDHAM AND NEW YORK, AFTERMATH OF MR. G.’S VISIT. 20. SUMMER 1949. 21. THE FINAL WEEKS. THE FIFTIES. 22. NEW BEGINNINGS, MR. G.’S HARMONIUM MUSIC. 23. BOOKS, RECORDS, KRISHNAMURTI, 1950 DEMONSTRATION. 24. LLOYD WRIGHT’S “TALIESIN,” A YEAR WITH MOVIE STARS. 25. TRYING A BUSINESS IN PARIS. 26. HOWARTH SERVICES. 27. ETHEL’S LAST LETTERS, BENNETT AND SUBUD. THE LATER YEARS. 28. THE GREEK CONNECTION. 29. FILMS, MENDHAM, N.Y. FOUNDATION, MR. G.’S FAMILY. 30. LETTERS 31. NAMES, THE PERFORMER, THE FBI, THE UN, CRUISES. 32. MADAME OUSPENSKY. 33. A LAST SUMMER 34. “WHAT IN G.’S NAME…?” 35 THE LEGACY. Postscript 1: GURDJIEFF’S MOVEMENTS. Postscript 2: GURDJIEFF’S MUSIC. Postscript 3: GURDJIEFF’S “SALAD” Appendix: 1: “FOR MY DAUGHTER AT CHRISTMAS”. Appendix: 2: “GURDJIEFF, AN ORIGINAL TEACHER”. Appendix: 3 (Index). Bibliography. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good. 50.00

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