Nutting, Wallace. With poems by Mildred Hobbs.MAINE BEAUTIFUL. A PICTORIAL RECORD COVERING ALL THE COUNTIES OF MAINE, WITH TEXT BETWEEN. Framingham, Massachusetts Old America Company 1924 First Edition Hard Cover Good Signed by Author 302 pp, 10 3/16" H. Green cloth, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings. Signed by author on front free endpaper. Section headings: Explanatory; Maine; The Approaches to Maine; Maps of Maine (provides text only); The Coast of Maine; Maine from Kittery to Portland; Passama-quoddy Bay; Maine's Mountain Regions; The Lakes and Streams of Maine; Old Maine Mills; Canoeing in Maine; The Trees of Maine; Ornamental and Fruit Trees; Maine Apple Blossoms; Maine in Winter; Attractive Maine Villages; Some Maine Cities; Let Us Go Down Into Maine!; A National Asset; Something Not Beautiful; Vacationing in Maine; The Setting of a Cottage; The Country Parsonage; Welcome Home; Old Dwellings in Maine; Wells and Springs; The Superiority of Country Life; What Explorers Thought of Maine; The Romance of the Kennebec; A Wonderful Old Edifice; Dwellings at Kittery; The Empire of Aroostook; View Points in Maine; Truth and Beauty; Hidden Things Come to Light; Superlatives; The Future of Maine; Comment on Line Drawings; Some of the Pictures in Detail; Acknowledgements; Index. Small word in ink at top of front pastedown, very light soiling on top/bottom of text block, slight toning to edges of text block, light edge wear at corners and top/bottom of spine, slight separation between some page gatherings but holding firmly, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, some loss of gold on front board title block, slight fading to spine color, some slight variation in color on boards, a few very light stains on spine and rear board.
Tolkien, J.R.R. Edited by Christopher Tolkien.THE BOOK OF LOST TALES. PART I. (PART ONE). Boston Houghton Mifflin 1984 0395354390 / 9780395354391 Book Club Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 297 pp, 8 1/2" H. Contents: Foreword; The Cottage of Lost Play; The Music of the Ainur; The Coming of the Valar and the Building of Valinor; The Chaining of Melko; The Coming of the Elves and the Making of Kor; The Theft of Melko and the Darkening of Valinor; The Flight of the Noldoli; The Tale of the Sun and Moon; The Hiding of Valinor; Gilfanon's Tale: The Travail of the Noldoli and the Coming of Mankind; Appendix; Short Glossary of Obsolete, Archaic, and Rare Words; Index. "Each tale is followed by a commentary in the form of a short essay". Minor wrinkle at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling, a few faint line indentations on front panel, three tiny dents on hinges.