Vintage Books For Sale

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FOTBL Rare Books


Alden, Raymond Macdonald, ed. A Shakespeare Handbook. New York: F.S. Crofts and       Company, 1925. (Good condition) $10- PS


Alden, Raymond Macdonald. Why The Chimes Rang. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill               Company, 1909. (Children’s book- good condition, worn edges on binding)

$10- PS


Balzac, Honore de. Pere Goriot. New York: Rinehart and Company, Inc. 1950

(Paperback- good condition) $10-PS


Barrie, James M. Tommy and Grizel. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1900. (good                condition) $10-PS


Bernbaum, Ernest, ed. Anthology of Romanticism. New York: The Ronald Press                Company, 1948. $5- PS


Bethell, Jean. The Clumsy Cowboy. New York: Wonder Books, a Division of Grosset                and Dunlap, Inc. 1963. (Children’s Book- good condition) $10-PS


Bibliophilist Society. The Decameron of Boccaccio. Illustrated (no date or publisher)        (worn edges on binding) $15- PS


Bolman, A. Selections of One Hundred of Perrin’s Fables. Philadelphia: Lea and                Blanchard, 1845. (Very old, fair condition) $15-PS


Bond, Guy L., Grace A. Dorsey, Marie C. Cuddy, Kathleen Wise. Ride With Us, The                Developmental Reading Series, A New Dimension in Reading. Chicago: Lyons and Carnahan, 1965. (Children’s Book- Very good condition) $5- PS


Brinley, Gordon. Away to the Gaspe. New York: Garden City Publishing Company,                1940. ( W/ Jacket- torn) $5- PS


Burton, William H., Clare Belle Parker, Grace K. Kemp. Here We Play. Reading for                Living Series. New York: the Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. 1950. (Children’s                book- Very good condition) $5- PS


The Cactus, University of Texas, Vol. IX. Austin: Athletic Association of the University        of Texas, 1902. (Front cover- little loose, but in good condition) $10-PS


Carrighar, Sally. Icebound Summer. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953. $10- PS


Cary, Alice. Ballads, Lyrics, and Hymns. New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1866. (Very                old, worn binding, edges, but pretty good shape) $20- PS


Cather, Willa. Later Novels (Including A Lost Lady, The Professor’s House, Death                Comes for the Archbishop, Shadows on the Rock, Lucy Gayheart, Sapphira                and the Slave Girl,) New York: the Library of America, Literary Classics of                America, 1990. $20- PS


*Cellini, Benvenuto. The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini. New York: The Modern             Library by Random House, (no date). (Very good condition)  $25-BB


Cervantes, The Adventures of Don Quixote. Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1952.   (Paperback, good condition, some markings on pages.  ($10- PS)


Chase, Ilka. In Bed We Cry. New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc. 1943.                (Good condition) $5- PS


Contemporary Drama, English and Irish Plays. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons,                1931. (Good condition) $10- PS


Cooper, James Fenimore. The Last of the Mohicans. New York: J. H. Sears and                Company, Inc., (no date) (Very old, some torn pages, binding worn) $15- PS

               (SOLD to Rachel Cruz -$10)


Corbitt, Helen. Helen Corbitt’s Cookbook. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1957.                (Second Printing) $5- PS


Crane, Caroline. Lights Down the River. New York: Doubleday and Company, Inc.,                1964. (2 copies) $5 each- PS


De Berard, Frederick B., Famous Tales of Olden France. New York: International Book    and Publishing Company, 1899. (Worn and stained cover, but good inside)                $15- PS


Defoe, Daniel. Robinson Crusoe. New York: Grosset and Dunlap Publishing, 1946.                (With color plates) Children’s book. $20- PS


*Dickens, Charles. A Christmas Carol. (Illustrated by Ethel F. Everett). New York:                Thomas Y. Crowell Company, (no date) (Color plates: London: Ballantyne                Press. (Excellent condition)  $20-BB/ $35- PS (SOLD- $30 at Book Sale ‘17)


*Dickens, Charles. David Copperfield. New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, Inc.                1935.   $25- PS


Emmett, Chris. Shanghai Pierce. A Fair Likeness. Norman, OK: University of                Oklahoma Press, 1953. $20- PS


Farley, Walter. Son of the Black Stallion. New York: Random House, 1947. (Very good    condition) $20- PS


Fay, Leo C., Eth Clifford, and Margaret R. Sheviak. Look at the Moon. Curriculum                Enrichment Series, A New Division in Reading. Chicago: Lyons and Carnahan,        1965. (Children’s book- 2 copies     Very good condition) $5- PS


Feuchtwanger, Lion. Simone. New York: The Viking Press, 1944. 1st Edition. $10- PS


Fourcade, Francois, text. Art Treasures of the Peking Museum. New York: Harry N.                Abrams, Inc. Date? (Coffee Table Book- Very good condition, w/ jacket cover) $10- PS


Franklin, Benjamin. Poor Richard’s Almanac Selections. New York: Grosset and                Dunlap, (no date). (Reprint- excellent condition) $5- PS


Freuchen, Peter. Book of the Seven Seas. New York: Julian Messner, Inc., 1958. (1st                Edition). $5- PS


Frost, William Henry. The Knights of the Round Table. New York: Charles Scribner’s                Sons, 1912. (1st published in 1897) (Cover worn, edges of spine and                corners, but very good condition)  $20 BB (SOLD- $15 at Book Sale 10/17)


Gallegly, Joseph. From Alamo Plaza to Jack Harris’s Saloon, O. Henry and the                Southwest He Knew. The Hague: Mouton, 1970. (Excellent condition) $20-PS


Garrett, Wendell. Victorian America, Classical Romanticism to Gilded Opulence.                David Larkin, ed. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1993.                (Coffee Table Book- Excellent condition- w. jacket cover) $10- PS


Gerrish, Carolyn M. and Margaret Cunningham. Practical English Composition.                Boston: D. C. Heath and Company, 1912. (Worn edges, good condition) $5- PS


Gillum, Lulu W. B.S. M.A. Home Economics Programs. Kansas City: The Gillum Book                Company, 1931. (Worn at spine edges, good condition) $10- JWM


Gray, William S., A. Sterl Artley, May Hill Arbuthnot. Guess Who, New Basic Reader.                Chicago: Scott Foresman and Company, 1951. (Children’s Book-torn cover,                good condition) $15- PS


*Gruelle, Johnny. Raggedy Ann’s Lucky Pennies. New York: M.S. Donohue and                Company, 1932. (Children’s Book- With jacket cover. Excellent condition)

$50- PS


Harris, Joel Chandler. Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Sayings. (Illustrated by A. B.                Frost) New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1911. (Torn binding) $15- PS

               (SOLD to Gigi Cox)


Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The House of Seven Gables, A Romance. New York: The                MacMillan Company, 1917. (Good condition) SOLD $20 TO ANDREA CRUZ


Henry, O. The Complete Works of O. Henry. New York: Doubleday, Doran and                Company, 1936. (Very good condition) SOLD $15 TO ANDREA CRUZ


Hoffenstein, Samuel. Poems in Praise of Practically Nothing. New York: Garden City                Publishing Company, Inc, 1941. (Worn edge on spine, good condition) $5- PS


House, Boyce. I Give You Texas! San Antonio: The Naylor Company, 1943. (Good)                $5- PS


House, Boyce. I Give You Texas! San Antonio: The Naylor Company, 1943 (Excellent                condition) $10- PS


*Howard, John Tasker. Stephen Foster, American Troubador. New York: Tudor                Publishing Company, 1943 (3rd edition) (Worn edges, but good condition)                $30- PS (listings said $20-40)


Hubbard, Elbert II, ed. Selected Writings of Elbert Hubbard. New York: William H.                Wise Company, 1923. (Very good condition) $5- PS


*The Illustrated Family Bible, the Authorized King James Version. New York: Harper               and Brothers, no date. (Excellent condition, leather bound, 13”x9”x4”) $100-       PS


*Irving, Washington. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gentleman. New York:                Belford, Clarke and Company, and Chicago: Donohue, Henneberry and                Company, 1884. (Dedicated to Sir Walter Scott) (Loose pages, but good)

Rare Book- $50- JWM


Irving, Washington. Tales of the Alhambra. (Illustrated by H. G. Theaker),                Philadelphia: David McKay Company, (no date). (Very good condition)



Jackson-Stops, Gervase, ed. The Treasure Houses of Britain, The National Gallery of                Art. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985. (Coffee Table Book- excellent                condition, w/jacket cover) $10- PS (SOLD TO GIGI COX)


Johnston, Stanley. Queen of the Flat-Tops, The U.S.S. Lexington and the Coral Sea                Battle. New York: Dutton and Company, Inc., 1942. (Torn jacket cover, but                book in very good condition) $10- PS


Kingsley, Charles. The Heroes of Greek Fairy Tales. Chicago: Donohue, Henneberry                and Company, (no date). (Very good condition) $20- PS


Kipling, Rudyard. The Years Between. London: Methuen and Company, Ltd., 1919.                (Very good condition) VALUED $20-30; SOLD $10 TO ANDREA CRUZ


Little Folks Illustrated Annual. Boston: Small, Maynard, and Company, 1921. $15- PS


*Mallory, Daniel, ed. The Life and Speeches of the Honorable Henry Clay. Vol. I. New                York: A.S. Barnes and Burr, 1860. (Torn spine, very good condition for age)                $50- PS


Marquand, John P. The Late George Apley, A Novel in the Form of a Memoir. New                York: The Modern Library by Random House, 1940. (Very good, some marks)               $5- PS


Maugham, W. Somerset. Great Modern Reading, Introduction to Modern English and                American Literature. New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., 1943. (Good                condition) $10- PS


*Maugham, W. Somerset. Of Human Bondage. New York: The Modern Library,                George F. Doran Company, 1915. (Good condition) $30- BB/ $40- PS


Maugham, W. Somerset. Traveller’s Library. New York: Doubleday, Doran and                Company, Inc., 1936. (Spine separated, but good inside) $10


McGraw, Louise Harrison. Nest Among the Stars. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan                Publishing, 1942. (Excellent Condition) $10- PS


Moore, John H. New Commercial Arithmetic. New York: American Book Company,                1907. (1st Ed. 1904) (Edge of binding worn, but good condition) $10- PS


O’Donnell, Mary and Alice Carey. If I Were Going, Reading Foundation Series. New                York: Row, Peterson and Company, 1936. (Children’s Book) $10- PS


Papashivily, George and Helen Waite. Anything Can Happen. New York: Harper and                Brothers, 1945. (Very good condition) $5- PS


Philips, Shine. Big Spring, The Casual Biography of a Prairie Town. New York:                Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1942. (Excellent condition) $5- PS


Pratt, Marjorie and Mary Meighen. Story Fun. New York: The L. W. Singer Company,                A division of Random House, 1965 (Children’s book- 2 copies, one in                excellent condition $10, one in good condition- stains of front cover $5- PS)


*Pyle, Ernie. Home Country. New York: William Sloane Associates, Inc., 1947. (Very                good condition) $20- PS


*Robertson, William D.D. The History of America, Vol. II. Philadelphia: J. Bioren and T.           L. Plowman, 1812. (First American Edition, Tenth London Edition. (Very                fragile cover, worn and stained with age, and some writing inside, but                valuable) $50- JWM (Fragile but valuable)


Rolvaag, O.E. Giants in the Earth. New York: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1929.                (originally published in 1927). $10- PS


Russell, Thomas H. America’s War for Humanity. Victory Edition, 1919. $5- PS


Scherman, David E. and Richard Wilcox. Literary England, Photographs of Places                Made Memorable in English Literature. New York: Random House, 1943.                (Excellent condition) $15- PS


Scott, Sir Walter. Marmion, A Tale of Flodden Field. Ed. George Alton, M.A. New York:    The MacMillan Company, 1916. (Good condition) $10- JWM


Searson, J. W. and George E. Martin. Studies in Reading, Third Reader. Topeka: The                State of Kansas, B. P. Walker, Printer, 1923. (Excellent condition) $10- PS


*Shakespeare, William. Boxed Set Collection of 37 Books, Dade Mecum Edition, New     York: Fred De Fau and Company, and Dana Estes Company, 1900-1901. (First   Edition) From the Cambridge Text of William Aldis Wright.

Othello– 1901, King Lear– 1901, A Midsummer Night’s Dream– 1900,                Cymberline- 1901, King Henry V– 1900, The Winter’s Tale– 1900, Macbeth–                1901, Timon of Athens– 1901, All’s Well That Ends Well– 1900, Troilus and                Cressida– 1900, Henry VI, Part I– 1900, Henry VI, Part II– 1901, The Third                Part of Henry VI– 1901, Twelfth Night– 1900, Measure for Measure– 1900,                Titus Andronicus– 1901, Love’s Labour’s Lost- 1900, Henry IV, Part I– 1900,                Henry IV, Part II– 1900, King Henry VIII- 1901, Coriolanus– 1901, King John–                1900, As You Like It– 1900, The Taming of the Shrew– 1900, Hamlet- 1900,                Two Gentlemen of Verona– 1900, Merry Wives of Windsor– 1900, Pericles–                1901, King Richard II- 1900, The Merchant of Venice- 1900, The Comedy of                Errors- 1900, King Richard III- 1901, Antony and Cleopatra- 1901, Much Ado                About Nothing– 1900, The Tempest– 19001, Romeo and Juliet– 1901, Julius                Caesar- 1901. (Very good condition) $100- JWM SOLD at Book Sale 10/17


Shakespeare, William. The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. Ed. George Lyman               Kittredge. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1939. (Very good condition) $10-PS


Shulman, Max. Barefoot Boy with Cheek. New York: Doubleday, Doran and                Company, 1943. (Torn jacket cover, but excellent condition inside.) $10- PS


Sidney, Margaret. Five Little Peppers and How They Grew. New York: Grosset ad                Dunlap, 1948.  (Very good condition, w? color plates) $5- PS


Smith, Robert Paul. “Where Did You Go?” “Out.” “What Did you Do?” “Nothing.” New                York: W. W. Norton and Company, Inc., 1957. (Jacket cover torn, book in                good condition) $5- PS


Southworth, Mrs. E.D.E.N. Ishmael or in the Depths. New York: Grosset and Dunlap,                1915. $10- PS


Southworth, Mrs. E.D.E.N. Self- Raised. New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1916. $10- PS


Stevenson, Robert Louis. A Child’s Garden of Verses. Illustrated by Jessie Wilcox                Smith. New York: Avenel Books, a Division of Crown Publishers, Inc., no date.     Reprint. (Some stains on cover, excellent inside) SOLD TO Peggy Shallock-                $25


Stevenson, Robert Louis. Treasure Island. New York: Random House, 1949. (Good                condition) SOLD $25 to Rachel Cruz


Tarbell, Ida M. The Life of Abraham Lincoln. Vol. I. New York: Doubleday and                McClure Company, 1900. (Stained front cover, worn edges, but good inside)

$60- PS


*Tennyson, Alfred. The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson. New York: the Manhattan       Printing and Publishing Company, 1878. (Very good condition) $40- PS


Thomas, Henry and Dana Lee Thomas. Living Biographies of Famous Novelists. New                York: Book League of America, 1943. (Good condition) $5- PS


Thurber, James. The Thurber Carnival. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1945. $20-                PS


Twain, Mark. Life on the Mississippi. (SOLD  for $10 at Book Sale 10/17)


Twain, Mark. Pudd’nhead Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins. New York: P.F.                Collier and Son Company, 1922. $10- BB (SOLD to Gigi Cox)


Untermeyer, Louis, ed. Modern American Poetry, A Critical Anthology. New York:                Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1936. (5th revised edition) (Worn spine, good    inside) $5- PS


Untermeyer, Louis, ed. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Translated by Edward Fitzgerald.       New York: Random House, 1947. (Hard cover jacket, excellent inside) $5- PS


Van Dyke, Henry. The Sad Shepherd, A Christmas Story. New York: Charles Scribner’s         Sons, 1911. (Very good condition) $10- PS (Sold at Book Sale 10/17)


Van Dyke, Henry. The Story of the Other Wise Man. New York: Harper and Brothers,                1906. (Cover excellent, some stains on inside cover) $15- JWM


Warren, Austin, ed. Nathaniel Hawthorne, Representative Selections with                Introduction, Bibliography, and Notes. New York: American Book Company,                1934. (Very good condition)  $20- JWM


*Wellman, Paul I. Jubal Troop. New York: Carrick and Evans, 1939 (First Ed.) (Torn                edges of binding, excellent condition inside) $40- PS


Wheeler, Richard.  Witness to Gettysburg. New York: Harper and Row, Publishers,                1987. (Excellent condition) (Sold to Peggy Shallock- $10)


Wilde, Oscar. Plays, Prose, Writings and Poems. New York: Alfred A. Knopf,                Everyman’s Library, 1991 (First Publ. 1930) (Excellent cond.) $15- BB

               (Sold at Book Sale 10/17)