Unusual books and publications.
Author/Editor: None cited (Corporate author: Smithsonian Institution) Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Pub Date: 1971 Binding: Paperback Condition: Poor to Fair. Ex-library. Binding tight. Markings throughout. Previous owner’s name and markings on front cover. Spine splitting at foot, exposing first signature. One approx. 1″ tear at spine head and hinge. Edge and corner wear. Library stamp on…Read More
Author: Ward, Lynd (1905-1985) Publisher: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith Inc. Pub Date: 1930 (First edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Good. Binding tight. No tears, bends or folds. Dallas bookshop label on lower inner board. Missing bookplate on ffep, indicated by rectangular glue outline. Gift inscription on second end paper. Previous owner’s signature on verso. Deckled…Read More
Authors: Moss, Jean and Leech, Thomas Publisher: Museum of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 2014 Binding: Hardcover (Printed boards) Condition: Good. Binding tight. No marks, tears, bends or folds. One small bump at spine head hinge. Without dust jacket, as issued. Notes: This is a Who’s Who of artists who sent each other Christmas and…Read More
Author: Chapman, Kenneth M. Publisher: Laboratory of Anthropology Pub Date: 1936 (original publication date, subsequent printings-see Notes below) Binding: Paperback (with flaps) Condition: 2 copies. Copy 1: Fair to Good. Original edition, not UNM Press reprint or Print on Demand. Cover designed by Merle Armitrage. Binding taped. Slight chipping and bumping to cover. This is…Read More
Author: Morris, Earl H. Publisher: American Museum Press (American Museum of Natural History) Pub Date: 1924 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair. Stapled binding tight. No marks. Lots of chipping, especially to the front cover (edges, hinge). Quite a few of the signatures have uncut pages, indicating this may have been handled, but it was NEVER read. …Read More
Authors/Editors: Windes, Thomas C. Publisher: National Park Service Pub date: 1987 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair. Binding tight. Previous owner’s name on title page. One approx. 1/8″ chip to lower front cover edge. Spotting (stain?) to lower front cover. Edge and corner wear. Smudging to lower text block. Notes: National Park Service Publications in Archaeology 18F,…Read More
Authors/Editors: Windes, Thomas C. Publisher: National Park Service Pub date: 1987 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair. Binding tight. Previous owner’s name on title page. One approx. 1″ triangular chip at top of front cover at spine hinge. One approx. 1/2″ tear at lower front cover at spine hinge. Edge and corner wear. Notes: National Park Service…Read More