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Cleveland, OH: The World Publishing Company, 1958. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 249 pp. 8vo. Originial glassine dust jacket has many chips and tears but still intact. Marble paper boards, red cloth spine with gold titling has minor sunning at head and foot of spine where missing portion of dust jacked allowed the lightening, clean within. Brown paper covered slipcase has slight chipping at edges, wear, but in Very Good condtion.
One of the special edition of 975 copeis produced for private distribution to friends of the publisher. Very Good / Good.
Tucson, AZ: Privately Printed, 1986. Hardcover. First Edition. Unpag. Oblong 16mo. Printed paper covers with a steam locomotive image repeated four times and facing opposite directions, blue cloth spine with title printed on front panel. Clean, crisp copy.
A small keepsake book Powell had printed chronicling his journey from California to New York and back to Pasadena betwen January 20 and 29, 1952. Also his days in New York with book-related meetings with David Randall, Sol Mankin, and the Grolier Club as well as tea with his Aunt Mabel. Designed by Ward Ritchie, printed by Richard Hoffman, and signed by Powell on the half-title page. Fine.
Washington DC: U.S. General Services Administration, 2003. Wraps. First Edition. Second Printing, 2005. Clean, crisp copy.
One often forgets that the Federal Government commissioned, built, and was a proponent of much of the Modern Architecture built in the US and abroad during the time period covered in this volume. A fascinating survey of a crucial time when architectural theory and practical applications came together. Fine.
New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1940. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 411, 415-849 pp. 8vo. Brown cloth boards with gold embossed titlinig to spine, top edge gilt, color maps illustrate the endpapers of each volume. Both volumes retain the original clear plastic dust jacket and are encased in a matching cloth slipcase in Very Good condition with a paper title pasted to front cover.
Produced in a limited edition of 1,50 copies, 1,000 of which were for sale, this being #566 and signed by the author on the colophon. Fine.
Berlin, Germany/Philadelphia, PA: Julius Springer/The American Philosophical Society, 1935/1980. Three Quarter Leather. First Edition. xix, 870, 12 pp. 4to. Three quarter leather binding with black corners and spine, gold embossed titling to spine, gray cloth inset into front and rear covers. Clean and crisp within. The American Philosophical Society Proceedings is in blue wraps in Very Good Condition with library stamp on top front and rear cover as well as top of some pages within.
Erwin Schrödinger (1887-1961) proposed the Schrödinger's Cat thought experiment in this paper. Schrödinger used the thought experiment to illustrate what he saw as the problem of the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics when applied to everyday objects. In the course of developing this thought experiment, Schrödinger also coined the term.....
Koln, Germany: Taschen, 2007. Hardcover. First Edition. 1,008 pp. Folio. Light tan cloth boards with color embossed titling to each spine, a different color for each volume that corresponds to Shulman's name printed on the cover as well as the color of endpapers in each volume. A large Julius Shulman photograph fills the cover of each volume. 1,500 color and black & white photographs. No dust jackets, as issued. Large cloth covered slipcase of matching cloth with photographs of Volume 1 and 3 applied to exterior has slight scuffing and soiling from shelf wear and is in Very Good condition. A very heavy set, will require additional postage.
Julius Shulman (1910-2009) was a legend in the field of photography and the world of architecture. His.....
Philadelphia, PA: H. C. Peck& Theo. Bliss, 1859. Half Leather. First Edition. 8, xix, 720 pp. 12mo. Brown leather spine with gold embossed titling, light scuffing head and spine, brown cloth boards with minor bumping to corners. Foredges of of text block marbled. Light foxing to the prelims, clean within. 675 engraved illustrations illustrate the text, a very thorough text. Very Good.
Morrell, Joyce E. Campobello Island, New Brunswick/Santa Barbara, CA: Friends of the Headharbour Lightstation/Sea Hill Press, Inc., 2014. Trade Paperback. First Edition. 147 pp. 8vo. Clean, crisp copy.
First published in 1881, this is the delightful and inspiring story, in her own words, of Mary Snell who lost her sighat at the age of seven but lived an active life. This book recounts her early life as the daughter of the second lighthouse keeper at Headharbour Lightstation at the north end of the island of Campobello, summer home of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. Illustrations by Joyce E. Morrell. Fine.
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1923. Hardcover. First Edition. Translated from the Third German Edition. xiii, 626, 8 (ads) pp. 8vo. Tan board with gold embossed titling to cover and spine, light scuffing from shelf wear, bumping to corners. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown as well as an inscription on first free endpaper in year of publication. Very Good.
Naydan, Ted. Spaulding and Rogers Mfg., Inc., 1988. Hardcover. First Edition. Third Printing, 1992. 141 pp. 4to. Wear and scuffing to dust jacket with a tape repair a the upper left corner and lower right corner of the front panel, small tears and chipping at edges, now in mylar cover. Black cloth boards with silver embossed titling and cover illustration. Previous owner's name in ink on inside front cover, very clean within.
Huck Spaulding (1928-2003) was a legend in the tattooing world and helped bring tattooing more to the mainstream than when he started in 1949. Spaulding also founded Spaulding and Rogers Mfg., Inc. which continues to produce equipment for the tattoo industry. Very Good / Good.