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WALT DISNEY'S ELMER ELEPHANT.  948, (Walt Disney.)
1 (Walt Disney.) WALT DISNEY'S ELMER ELEPHANT. 948
Racine, Wisconsin Whitman 1938 Sewed in wraps Good- 
Unpaginated (12 pages including covers), 12 1/8" H. Thick stock - "Linen-like and Sewed". Colorful illustrations with text below. Mickey Mouse helps Elmer Elephant built a house, but before it is complete, the sleepy Elephant decides to take a nap in Pluto's dog house, with disastrous results. Interior - light wrinkling at top/bottom of page gutters, small dent in middle of pages, some pages with a small corner crease, 1" tear at top edge of pages - archivally taped, slight browning to page edges and in gutters. Exterior - creases at top/bottom of spine, some tears at top edge of front and rear cover - archivally taped, creases at bottom corner of front cover, 2" tear at bottom of hinge of both covers, moderate edge wear/rubbing, soiling marks and some small ink stains on covers - mainly on rear cover, small dent on front cover, some surface paper loss at top of rear cover, small dent/closed perforation on rear cover, light rubbing. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
THE COLOPHON:  A QUARTERLY FOR BOOKMEN.  NEW SERIES - VOLUME 1, NUMBER 1: SUMMER 1935, NUMBER 2:  AUTUMN 1935, NUMBER 3: WINTER 1936 & NUMBER 4: SPRING 1936 - 4 BOOKS IN TOTAL., Anderson, Sherwood; Cohn, Louis Henry; Carter, John; Coleman, Carroll D.; Jackson, William Alexander; Newton, A. Edward; Adams, Frederick B., Jr.; Rockwell, Norman; Kent, Rockwell; Winterich, John T., et al.
2 Anderson, Sherwood; Cohn, Louis Henry; Carter, John; Coleman, Carroll D.; Jackson, William Alexander; Newton, A. Edward; Adams, Frederick B., Jr.; Rockwell, Norman; Kent, Rockwell; Winterich, John T., et al. THE COLOPHON: A QUARTERLY FOR BOOKMEN. NEW SERIES - VOLUME 1, NUMBER 1: SUMMER 1935, NUMBER 2: AUTUMN 1935, NUMBER 3: WINTER 1936 & NUMBER 4: SPRING 1936 - 4 BOOKS IN TOTAL.
New York Pynson Printers 1935 Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket 
4 volumes, consecutively paged - No. 1, pp.1-160 / No. 2, pp.161-316 / No. 3, pp.317-480 / No. 4, pp.481-644, 9 1/2" H. Cream-coloured, paper-covered boards with series decoration on front boards, varying in colour (teal, pink, blue, beige). Some b&w illustrations. Articles of interest to bibliophiles, including: America's First Bibles, by Randolph G. Adams; Herman Melville as I Recall Him, by Oscar Wegelin; A Note on Ernest Hemingway, by Louis Henry Cohn; Frank Holme: Newpaper Artist and Designer of Books, by Rudolph Gjelsness; A Frontier Bibliophile, by Howard C. Rice; Proof-Reading in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, by William Alexander Jackson; The Haunted Book: Concerning Huckleberry Finn, by Irving S. Underhill; The St. Mary's City Press: A New Chronology of American Printing, by Lawrence C. Wroth; The Collier-Cruickshank Punch and Judy, by Paul McPharlin; The 1866 Appleton "Alice", by Flodden W. Heron; Book Collector, Italian, Seventeenth Century, by Ethel D. Roberts; A London Bookseller's Ledger of 1535, by William A. Jackson; The Imprints of A. Edw. Newton & Co, 1887-1893, by John T. Winterich; My Memoirs of the Civil War, by MacKinlay Kantor, illustrations by Donald McKay; Bibliographical Notes on James Joyce's "Ulysses", by R.F. Roberts; On Being Famous, by Rockwell Kent; The McGuffey Readers, by Henry Ford, etc. Number 1 has a tiny crease at bottom of one page. Number 2 has a very small crease at fore-edge of pages 553 to 566. Books have light browning to edges and very light browning on spines, very light edge wear, browning/dust staining and scattered foxing on top of text blocks, number 3 has a very small bump and tear at top of front hinge, some minor bumps at top/bottom of some spines, two books have minor foxing on fore-edge or bottom of text block. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
THE FABER BOOK OF WAR POETRY., Baker, Kenneth, ed.  (Wilfred Owen, William Shakespeare, Robert Burns, W.H. Auden, Walt Whitman, Rainer Maria Rilke, Thomas Hardy, Dorothy Parker, A.E. Housman, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Graves, Rupert Brooke, Joy Corfield, Herman Melville, et al.)
3 Baker, Kenneth, ed. (Wilfred Owen, William Shakespeare, Robert Burns, W.H. Auden, Walt Whitman, Rainer Maria Rilke, Thomas Hardy, Dorothy Parker, A.E. Housman, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Graves, Rupert Brooke, Joy Corfield, Herman Melville, et al.) THE FABER BOOK OF WAR POETRY.
London Faber and Faber 1996 0571174531 / 9780571174539 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
598 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H). "Where previous war anthologies have confined themselves to particular periods or ideological outlooks, Kenneth Baker's takes a catholic view and benefits from a wider exploration of material, classical and modern, English and foreign-language. He has given preference to poems with a strong documentary or psychological realism, and the entire book is divided into sections dealing with such matters as 'The Patriotic Imperative', 'Recruitment', 'Weapons', 'Leadership', 'Civilian Victims', 'Conscientious Objection', 'Views of Death', and 'Gallantry and Heroism'. It makes for exciting, moving and instructive reading." Dust jacket has very minor edge wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
4 Baker, Kenneth, ed. (Wilfred Owen, William Shakespeare, Robert Burns, W.H. Auden, Walt Whitman, Rainer Maria Rilke, Thomas Hardy, Dorothy Parker, A.E. Housman, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Graves, Rupert Brooke, Joy Corfield, Herman Melville, et al.) THE FABER BOOK OF WAR POETRY.
London Faber and Faber 1996 0571174531 / 9780571174539 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
598 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H). "Where previous war anthologies have confined themselves to particular periods or ideological outlooks, Kenneth Baker's takes a catholic view and benefits from a wider exploration of material, classical and modern, English and foreign-language. He has given preference to poems with a strong documentary or psychological realism, and the entire book is divided into sections dealing with such matters as 'The Patriotic Imperative', 'Recruitment', 'Weapons', 'Leadership', 'Civilian Victims', 'Conscientious Objection', 'Views of Death', and 'Gallantry and Heroism'. It makes for exciting, moving and instructive reading." Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very minor edge wear, very minor rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
ON TARGET., Holmes, John.  (pseud. of Raymond Souster)
5 Holmes, John. (pseud. of Raymond Souster) ON TARGET.
Village Book Store Press, Toronto, 1972, first edition. 
248 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0919621015 "...until now there has been no fictional account (and very little of anything else) about that superb air force within an air force, the R.C.A.F.'s Six Bomber Group of R.A.F. Bomb er Command. Now....Canadians can get a glimpse of life in a typical Canadian heavy bomber squadron based in Yorkshire, England, as it was in the later turbulent days of the Second World War. The time is March, 1945. For Bill Sutcliffe, ai r b o m b e r from Toronto, and for Walt, Dave, Max and the others of his crew, it seems as though the war will end before they have a chance to prove themselves in action. But suddenly, almost before they know it, they are flying deep into Germa ny ag ai ns t th e enemy. An enemy retreating on the ground, his air force largely destroyed, but still undefeated and fighting deperately on. They soon learn the terrors of murderous flak concentrations, and have thrust at them a new formidable adv e rsa ry as th e f ir st jet fighters rise into the skies over Germany to do battle with them. How the Canadian airmen survive or die, how they spend their few precious, off-duty hours, is really the subject of this novel. But this book cannot avo id bei ng a p art hym n o f praise to that largely unsung work-horse of Bomber Command, the Handley Page Halifax bomber. To "N" for "Nan" and thousands of others like her, Canadian airmen like these in the story owe a debt which has never be en tr uly paid - unti l 'O n Tar get' ." Light browning to edges of text block, light fading to edges of boards and on spine, very light edge wear, previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown, paperclip mark on free front endpaper, faint cigare tte od or. Dust jac ket h as li ght br ownin g at edges and on spine, very light edge wrinkling. Very Good-/Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
6 Jencks, Charles, essays by. (Robert Stern.) ROBERT AM STERN: SELECTED WORKS. ARCHITECTURAL MONOGRAPHS NO 17.
Academy Editions, (London, 1991). 
144 pp, 4to (12" H), soft cover with self-flaps. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w with photos, drawings, plans, elevations. "Robert Stern's work as an architect is indivisible from his abiding concern with history and historical style. He regards Post-Modernism not as a random recycling of past styles, but as a necessary liberation from what he calls the 'perennial present' of the Modern Movement. In the four essays reproduced in this Monograph he urges contemporary architects to widen their vocabulary, to learn from the past in order to 'reunite current production with the traditions that a previous generation tried so hard to subvert'. The 33 projects featured here reveal the range of influences which have in formed Robert Stern's projects and buildings: from the Lutyens and Kahn inspired Lang and Westchester houses of the early 70s to later 'Shingle Style' solution such as the Lawson and Marblehead residences. Also featured are a number of larger scale buildings such as the Mexx International Headquarters in the Netherlands and the Disney Casting Center in Florida which have consolidated Stern's reputation over the last five years." Interior - small area of light soiling on half- title page, bottom of inside front hinge cracked. Exterior - light edge wear, rubbing to glossy covers - no color loss, spine flat and uncreased. VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE POGO CANDIDATURE:  A CARTOON STORY FOR NEW CHILDREN.  A POGO BOOK., Kelly, Walt and Kelly, Selby.
7 Kelly, Walt and Kelly, Selby. THE POGO CANDIDATURE: A CARTOON STORY FOR NEW CHILDREN. A POGO BOOK.
Sheed Andrews and McMeel, Kansas City, (1976). 
96 pp, 8vo, soft cover. Profusely illustrated with b&w cartoons. "...a classic civics-class lesson on the process of American politics." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light browning, minor edge wear, tin y closed tear with crease on fore edge of front cover, small bump on bottom of text block/rear cover (effects approx. page 60 to end of book), spine is flat with very faint crease. Very Good- 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
FRANK HARRIS.  TWAYNE'S ENGLISH AUTHORS SERIES 103., Pearsall, Robert Brainard.
8 Pearsall, Robert Brainard. FRANK HARRIS. TWAYNE'S ENGLISH AUTHORS SERIES 103.
Twayne, New York, 1970. 
196 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. "Frank Harris was one of the strangest and yet one of the finest of the transatlantic men of letters. His recent fame has been based on his monumental book of reminiscences, 'My Life and Loves', w hich was sold on the underground market for many years, and was issued in a blaze of publicity by Grove Press in 1963....Pearsall's book will go far toward rectifying the wrong image of Harris as a crook, philanderer, and literary freak. T h e H a r r i s he presents is charged with finer accomplishments. He was one of the ablest editors in London, and one of the finest conversationalists. He was the friend of poets, novelists, critics, scientists, and statesmen. His work as a bi og ra p hi ca l es sa yi st made George Bernard Shaw call him 'a greater Plutarch'. His stories were anthologized everywhere, and his criticism could make or break a new reputation. And best of all, his own creative works possessed, and do to this da y, a qui te ma rve llo us freshness, skill, and modernity. At several times in his life, Harris reached peaks of financial and political success. That he systematically threw away all such successes, and returned to study and to writing, is pa rt o f h is cha rac ter as pres ent ed by Pearsall. For Harris was above all a writer, and it was to writing that he dedicated his best thought and finest energy." Dust jacket has heavy fading to spine color - black lettering still very legible, ligh t br own ing, mino r wr inkl ing a t to p of spine. Near Fine/Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
POETRY AND PRAGMATISM., Poirier, Richard.
9 Poirier, Richard. POETRY AND PRAGMATISM.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1992, first edition. 
228 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0674679903 "(The author) reveals in this book the creative but mostly hidden alliance between American pragmatism and American poetry. He brilliantly traces pragmatism as a philosophical and literary practice grounded in a linguistic skepticism that runs from Emerson and William James to the work of Robert Frost, Gertrude Stein, and Wallace Stevens, and on to the cultural debates of today." Previous owner's name/address on free f r o n t end paper. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling. Very Good+/Near Fine 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
EVERYMAN REMEMBERS., Rhys, Ernest.
10 Rhys, Ernest. EVERYMAN REMEMBERS.
Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, New York, 1931, first edition. 
331 pp, 8vo (8 7/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w portraits. "As distinguished critic, author and scholar, and particularly as editor of 'Everyman's Library', (Rhys's) name is known by the reading public throughout the English-speaking world. This book is the memories of his memorable career - the reflections and reminiscences of a lifetime in the world of letters. Mr. Rhys is old enought ot have known Robert Browning - young enough to be in the thick of literary activity tod a y . H e t ells of the living great - Shaw, Wells; and of those who have gone - Hardy, Walt Whitman, Swinburne, Whistler, Wilde and Joseph Conrad. He sits with W.B. Yeats in the Abbey Theater at Dublin; he listens to Rodin on life and art in the m as te r 's P a ri s studio. Throughout the comment on books, personalities, culture and art runs a rich background of intimate and amusing anecdote, and stirring experiences. It is the past conjured back to life, giving a better understanding an d a gr ea t er rea li ty to the present; a work of wisdom, charm, lucidity and thorough excellence." Very light browing to fore-edge and bottom of textblock, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small surface paper pull on front board. Dust jack et h as l ight ed ge wr inkl ing , o ne small closed tear, minor soiling. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
GREAT MODEL RAILROADS 2003.  (MODEL RAILROADER SPECIAL ISSUE.), Speradeo, Andy, ed.  (John Wilkes, Jerry Strangarity, Walt Huston, Mike Hollows, Herm Botzow, Joe Bux, Lou Sassi, Rick Crumrine, Neal Horning, Marshall Skibbe, Craig Webb.)
11 Speradeo, Andy, ed. (John Wilkes, Jerry Strangarity, Walt Huston, Mike Hollows, Herm Botzow, Joe Bux, Lou Sassi, Rick Crumrine, Neal Horning, Marshall Skibbe, Craig Webb.) GREAT MODEL RAILROADS 2003. (MODEL RAILROADER SPECIAL ISSUE.)
Kalmbach, Waukesha, WI, c2002. 
98 pp, 10 3/4" H, soft cover (magazine format). Color photographs, layouts. Contents: Down in Kentucky on the L&N; Industrial strength urban railroading (Reading into Philadelphia); N by Northwest; Oh, oh to be in England; To the shores of Lake Erie (Buckeye RR); Great stations of the New York, Ontario & Western; Trolleys down the main street; The way it might have been; Short line in Maine (Suesport & Southeast Carry RR); Father and son Corn Belt Route (Chicago Great Western); Engaged in narrow gauge; Viewpoint: Sullivan's Curve. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very small soft corner creases. Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
IN THE GREAT WHITE LAND:  A TALE OF THE ANTARCTIC OCEAN., Stables, Gordon, Dr., R.N.  Illustrations by Ambrose de Walton.
12 Stables, Gordon, Dr., R.N. Illustrations by Ambrose de Walton. IN THE GREAT WHITE LAND: A TALE OF THE ANTARCTIC OCEAN.
Blackie & Son, London, n.d. 
288 pp, 7 1/4" H, hard cover in dust jacket. Colour frontispiece and 3 b&w plates. The adventures of two boys, Charlie and Walt, who sail on the barque 'Walrus' to the Arctic and Antarctic. Browning to endpapers, very light browning to pages, lig ht browning small foxing marks and light soiling to edges of textblock, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, one page with tiny edge tear, light edge wear to boards. Dust jacket several large chips, several closed tears - some archivally tape d , c r e a s e s on front panel, moderate rubbing/soiling on rear panel, light soiling on spine, crease down front flap, two tiny holes on front flap-fold. Scan shows the book without the dust jacket. Good+/Fair to Poor 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE MAGIC CIRCLE: STORIES AND PEOPLE IN POETRY., Untermeyer, Louis, ed.  Illustrated by Beth & Joe Krush.  (Edna St Vincent Millary, Robert Frost, Roy Helton, Elinor Wylie, Robert Service, Alfred Noyes, Rudyard Kipling, Alfred Tennyson, Walt Whitman, Robert Nathan, Emily Dickinson, Carolyn Wells,
13 Untermeyer, Louis, ed. Illustrated by Beth & Joe Krush. (Edna St Vincent Millary, Robert Frost, Roy Helton, Elinor Wylie, Robert Service, Alfred Noyes, Rudyard Kipling, Alfred Tennyson, Walt Whitman, Robert Nathan, Emily Dickinson, Carolyn Wells, THE MAGIC CIRCLE: STORIES AND PEOPLE IN POETRY.
Harcourt, Brace, New York, 1952. 
288 pp, 8vo (8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations. "With the sure taste and wide range of a master anthologist, (the editor) has made a fresh and exciting collection of the best poetry that will lure the young reader by the story it tells or the character is portrays. More than a hundred poems are grouped under eight general headings: Strange Tales, Gallant Deeds, Unforgettable People, Our American Heritage, Fables, All in Fun, Ballads of the Old Days, and Folk Tales o f O u r T imes. Many old favorites are included as well as more recent verse giving balance and a contemporary flavor to the whole. Edna St. Vincent Millay, Elizabeth Coatsworth, Robert Nathan, Kipling and Browning, Chaucer and Shakespeare, Doro th y P ar ke r , and Ogden Nash are a few of the poets whose work enriches these page. This is not an academic volume. It is a work of love, and the reader will find it a book to keep throught the years, with something for every mood and taste." Mi no r w rin kli ng a t top/bottom of spine, previous owner's name on free front end paper, two tiny corner bumps, light edge wear, very light browning to edges of text block. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling and tiny chips/tears at top /bot tom of spin e an d f lap -folds, fading to spine color - lettering still very legible, light rubbing soiling on rear panel, one small and one tiny tear, a few tiny water marks on inside of spine/rear panel. Very Good/Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
14 William Howard Taft; George W. Wickersham, Sir William S. Gilbert, Walt Whitman, Jeffery Franol, John Kendrick Bangs, E.V. Lucas, Carolyn Wells, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, Charles Johnson Post, Eden Philpotts, John Muir, Sara Teasdale, et al. THE CENTURY ILLUSTRATED MONTHLY MAGAZINE. VOL. LXXXIII. NEW SERIES: VOL. LXI. NOVEMBER, 1911 TO APRIL, 1912.
New York Century 1912 Hard Cover Very Good F.E. Schoonover, Norman Price, R.B. Birch, Paul Branson, Joseph Pennell, Thomas Fogarty, Oliver Herford, Henry Bacon, Thornton Oakley, J.R. Shaver, et al. 
960 pp, 9 7/8" H. Embossed green cloth with gilt lettering on spine, decorated endpapers. B&w photographs, reproductions, color plates. Contents include: American Art and the Metropolitan Museum; The Enforcement of the Anti-Trust Laws; The Pendings Arbitration of Treaties: An Appeal for Their Ratification (William Howard Taft); In Brittany; Cartoons; The Training of Chinese Children; Christina of Denmark; The Eighteenth-Century Color Print and English Society; Dickens Characters in Real Life; The Famous Gardens of Kioto, Lafayette's Imprisonment at Olmutz; The Proposed Lincoln Memorial ; The New Manila; The Middle West (Edward Alsworth Ross); Mr. Pennell's Pictures of the Coronation; Multiplying the Pleasures of the Table; 'Rentin' Hens'; Russian 'Mouse-Traps'; Samplers, The Warning of Socialism; Across South America (Charles Johnson Post); New Records of Napoleon by British Officers at St. Helena; The Return From St. Helena: How Napoleon's Body was Received in France; Straight Golf (Anna Alice Chapin); The Injury of Tobacco (Charles B. Town); Tripoli, as an American Sees It (Richard Norton); The American Undergraduate (Clayton Sedgwick Cooper); Whistler as Decorator; The Ways of Women Ranchers; Three Adventures in the Yosemite (John Muir), etc., etc. Plus poetry by: Deems Taylor, Leroy Titus Weeks, Carolyn Wells, Alfred Noyes, Edith M. Thomas, Anna Glen Stoddard, et al. Browning to edges of text block, light edge wear, one tiny corner bump, light wrinkling at top of spine, small stain on front pastedown, a few tiny stains on free rear endpaper, tiny areas of surface paper loss on one preliminary page. 
Price: 65.00 USD
 


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