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The Mountain That Was "God": Being a Little Book About the Great Peak Which the Indians Named "Tacoma" but Which Is Officially Called "Rainier"

By: Williams, John H.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020277

Condition: Fine


Fine in publisher's limp leather binding (uncommon thus). 142 pages, complete. 190 illustrations [eight three-color halftones and 182 one-color (bluish-gray) halftones], complete. In the back are an index and two tipped-in maps. 7" x 10 1/4." A fine copy. Pages and covers are pristine and intact. There is underlining in blue ink pen on Page 25 but only for one line of text. A beautiful book with brown limp suede binding, cloth endpapers, and a gilt illustration of a mountain on front cover. Contains numerous reprinted photographs of Mount Rainer and Mount Rainier National Par... View more info

Memoirs

By: Williams, Tennessee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday and Comopany, Inc.: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018724

Condition: Fine


Dust wrapper has some sun-fading, but is otherwise flawless. Not price clipped. No remainder marks. 6 14 x 9 1/2 inches. 264 pages. View more info

The Powers and Maxine.

By: Williamson, C.N. and A.M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Empire Book Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6227

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


(1907), first edition. 316 pages, 3 black and white plates by Frank T. Merrill, red cloth with gilt stamping and mounted cover illustration, 7.5 x 5". Not worn, but dampstained on small portion of top and bottom page edges, cover bright and attractive. Romantic fiction. View more info

The Woods Colt: A Novel of the Ozark Hills

By: Williamson, Thames

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019640

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's red-brown cloth binding and beige illustrated dust wrapper. 6" x 8." 288 pages, complete. Black and white reprinted woodcut plates, complete. Front cover has a black and white plate featuring a house atop a hill. Paper title label on spine. Black and white illustrated endpapers. Covers, spine, and pages of book are very clean and intact, but there is slight spotting on the top edge. Dust wrapper is clean and intact with no chips or tears but has slight darkening on spine and is price-clipped. Binding is tight. A novel about rural life in the Ozarks. View more info

Signature on Card - N. P. Willis

By: Willis, N. P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019344

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Signature in black ink on beige paper that appears to be part of a longer letter. Top half of letter appears to be cut off. No date, circa 1830s-1850s. 5 1/4" x 2 1/2." One page. Signed with initials, "N. P. W." Letter reads: "The contributions offered "[name of individual]" are very valuable. Hoping to see you bye and bye. Yours very truly, N. P. W." Letter and signature are very clean and intact. Nathaniel Parker (N. P.) Willis (1806-1867) was an American author, poet, and editor. After college, Willis began working for the New York Mirror and made ... View more info

American Scenery; or Land, Lake, and River; Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature

By: Willis, N. P.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, England, George Virtue: 1840

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019509

Condition: Fine


Two volumes, complete. Original publisher's brown leather binding. 8 3/4" x 11." Volume One: 140 pages, complete; sixty-six plates, complete. Volume Two: 106 pages, complete; fifty-three plates, complete. Bibliography of American Literature (BAL) 22755: State "A" with entrees of contents page iii numbered. Beautiful gilt decorations and lettering on front and back covers and spine. All edges gilt. Binding is fine with no wear, chipping, or staining. Occasional foxing and marginal spotting internally. A comprehensive overview of natural scenery and man-made structures... View more info

Fun-Jottings; or, Laughs I Have Taken a Pen To

By: Willis, N. Parker

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Auburn, NY, Alden, Beardsley and Company: 1854

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020842

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt decorations and lettering on the spine and impressed decorations on front and back covers. 5 3/8" x 8 1/8." 371 pages, complete. Twelve additional advertisements in the back for this book and others published works by N. P. Willis. Former ownership ship inscription written in black ink on front free endpaper dated September [5?], 186[5?]. Some of the pages have staining (most of the stains are faint), but text is still legible. Nathaniel Parker (N. P.) Willis (1806-1867) was an American author, poet, and editor. After college, W... View more info

Famous Persons and Places

By: Willis, Nathaniel Parker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Auburn, NY, Alden, Beardsley and Company: 1854

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019909

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's dark green cloth binding. 5 1/2" x 8." 492 pages, complete. Eight pages of advertisements for other books in the back. Former ownership signature written in black ink on back pastedown: "J. M. Rose, New York City." Gilt lettering on spine (a bit faded). Beautiful impressed decorations on front and back covers. Pages and covers are clean and intact overall. Some faded foxing on pages. Covers have a few faint spots and a little chipping at the edges. N. P. Willis (1806-1867) was an acclaimed American author famous for his travel writings. He also w... View more info

The World's Romances: Faust and Marguerite.

By: Wilmot-Buxton, Ethel M.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Dana Estes and Company,:

Seller ID: 12199

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


95 pages; 8 color plates (complete); white cloth binding with gilt lettering and pasted illustration on the cover. Retelling of the classic story. Very good clean copy. View more info

The Outsider

By: Wilson, Colin

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Miffline Company: 1961

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019318

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's brown cloth binding (with black and white lettering) and red, white, blue, and black dust wrapper. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2." 288 pages, complete. Inscribed by the author in pen on front endpaper (flyleaf): "For Bill, A curious anomaly--an existentialist among jockeys. Colin Wilson, 18 Nov. 66." Signature of Bill Lewis in pencil on front pastedown. Times-Union newspaper article laid-in (Nov. 20, 1961; "Existentialist Living Life on Own Terms" by Ellen Qua). Pages are very clean. A very clean copy overall. Dust wrapper has very minimal chipping on the... View more info

The Cold War and the Income Tax: A Protest

By: Wilson, Edmund

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Company: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018739

Condition: Fine


No chuipping or tearing of dust wrapper. Not price clipped. No remainder mark. Wilson's justification for not paying income tax for political reasons. Two word ink notation on half-title page. 4 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. 118 pages. View more info

Moorish Literature: Comprising Romantic Ballads, Tales of the Berbers, Stories of the Kabylie, Folk-Lore and National Traditions

By: Wilson, Epiphanius; Lockhart, J.; Busset, Rene; Starkweather, Chauncey C.; Mercier, G.; Sonneck, M. C.; Riviere, J. (Translators)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Colonial Press: 1901

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 019761

Condition: Near Fine


Original publisher's green cloth binding. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2." 191 pages, complete. Three plates, complete. Top edge gilt. Beige paper title label on spine. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Binding is tight. Very minimal, if any, wear. A collection of numerous songs, ballads, and stories from Moorish and Berber culture. The songs and stories are categorized by subject: "Moorish Ballads," "Moorish Romances," "The Story of Sidi Brahim of Massat," "Five Berber Stories," "Stories of the Maghreb," "Popular Tales of the Berbers,... View more info

The Eugene Field I Knew

By: Wilson, Francis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1898.: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 126

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Illustrations. Gilt decoration and lettering front cover, gilt lettering on spine. Gilt page tops. Uncut page sides and bottoms. Facsimile of 1895 handbill announcing an evening entertainment with readings by Mr. Eugene Field and Mr. Opie P. Read affixed at pages 122-123; offsetting to both pages. Book plate front end paper. The author remembers his friendship with Eugene Field, the jokester that was Field, the writer of poetry, etc. View more info

Oh, Doctor! : A Novel

By: Wilson, Harry Leon

Price: $47.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Cosmopolitan Book Corporation: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13612

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


384 pages; illustrations; bound in red cloth with gilt lettering, dust jacket under 'mylar' with small chips missing at the edges. Harry Leon Wilson (1867-1939) was an American writer based in Carmel, California who wrote among other titles: 'Merton of the Movies' & 'Ruggles of Red Gap'. 'Oh,Doctor!' was made into two movies, in 1925 and 1937. In 1932 Wilson was in a bad car accident which limited his activity. Very good clean copy. View more info

Wonderful Characters. Comprising Memoirs and Anecdotes Of The Most Remarkable Persons of Every Age And Nation. Collected From The Most Authentic Sources.

By: Wilson, Henry

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Louisville, Ky, Morton & Griswold: 1854

Seller ID: 017646

Condition: Fine


Original tan cloth with impressed designs on front cover and spine. Brown lettering on spine. 6 X 9 1/4 inches. 510 pages with 1 page of index. Copy has 15 black and white illustrated plates plus 3 smaller black and white illustrations. All plates are fully intact. Light foxing on some pages. Covering over spine is beginning to split in some places, however, binding is tight. Corners slightly worn. Pages are very clean and complete. View more info

Thackeray in the United States, 1852-3, 1855-6; Including a Record of a Variety of Thackerayana; Two Volumes

By: Wilson, James Grant

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company. New York. 1904.: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 448

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Two volumes. Gilt decoration front cover; gilt decoration and lettering on spine. Gilt page tops. Uncut page sides and bottoms. Some unopened pages. Bibliography by Frederick S. Dickson. Vol. I: Small discoloration bottom corner page preceding page 1; slight scattered spotting along edges of illustration between pages 10 & 11 and pages 206-209; light offsetting to numerous pages at spine; offsetting pages 154-155 and adjoining illustration. Vol. II: slight scattered spotting pages 170-171 and adjoining illustration; and page 188 and adjoining illustration. Papers containing accounts of Thacker... View more info

The Life and Letters of Fitz-Greene Halleck

By: Wilson, James Grant

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ne York, New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14212

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


607 pages; portrait; index; [4] pages of ads for D. Appleton in the back. Green cloth binding, beveled, with gilt lettering, gilt edging to the top of the pages. A leaflet ad for the companion volume "Poetical Writings" has been laid down on the front flyleaf. Fitz-Greene Halleck (1790-1867) was an American poet noted for his wit and satires. He was also a member of the 'Knickerbocker Group' in New York. From 1832 to 1849 he served as John Jacob Astor's private secretary and later served as an original trustee for the Astor Library. Well liked during the 19th century, he is most famous... View more info

Under the Old Flag: Recollections of Military Operations in the War for the Union, the Spanish War, the Boxer Rebellion, Etc.

By: Wilson, James Harrison

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019597

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes, complete. Original publisher's blue cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Top edge gilt. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2." Volume One: 580 pages, complete; Volume Two: 582 pages, complete. Volume One has a Garrett Biblical Institute stationery laid-in, a card with a former ownership inscription handwritten in black ink that reads: "My Dear Mr. Camdon, His wish to remind [?] you that I have an exceptional regard for the day which gave you to us; and to wish you many very many happy returns of the day. Affectionately, Stuart.&#... View more info

Signature on Card - Margaret Harries Wilson (Mrs. Cornwell Baron Wilson)

By: Wilson, Margaret Harries

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019374

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Signature on beige piece of paper in black ink by Margaret Harries Wilson (Mrs. Cornwell Baron Wilson). Signed paper is adhered to another piece of paper. No date, circa 1830s. Paper with signature measures 4 1/4" x 3"; paper backing measures 6 1/4" x 3 1/2." Signed, "Margaret Wilson, Mrs. Cornwell Boron Wilson." Both pieces of paper and the signatures are clean and intact. Margaret Wilson (or Mrs. Cornwell Baron Wilson; 1796-1846) was an English writer who published many works, including a biography on fellow playwright and novelist Matthew "Monk" Lewis i... View more info

New York in Literature : The Story Told in the Landmarks of Town and Country

By: Wilson, Rufus Rockwell, and Otilie Erickson Wilson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Elmira, New York, The Primavera Press, Inc.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13654

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


2550 copies printed. 372 pages; index; brown publisher's binding, dust jacket (wear along the edges, minor discoloration to the top of the spine). History of the geographical city of New York and its relationship to authors that visited the city or lived there during the nineteenth century. Very good clean copy. View more info