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Archive for December, 2009
PAUL CAPONIGRO

Description: Paperback copy INSCRIBED BY PAUL CAPONIGRO “For Tresa – an absolute favorite – wishing you happy journeys Paul”. Very minor wear to wrappers, otherwise very good.

Bookseller Inventory # 19206

9781567922165

SOLD

New England Days
Caponigro, Paul

Description: Paperback art exhibition catalogue published in association with the University of Washington, and on the occasion of the opening of the June 8, 1997 exhibition. 143 pages.

Bookseller Inventory # 11072

SOLD

The Tenth Street Studio Building: Artist-Entrepreneur from the Hudson River School to the American Impressionists
Blaugrund, Annette

Publisher: The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York
Publication Date: 1997
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Very Good

75a0015Horace Trumbauer was without a doubt one of the most talented Classical Revival Architects this country has ever seen. He was  one of the least “educated” and is certainly one of the most under-appreciated. During his illustrious half-century career, he planned hundreds of residences, from modest suburban houses to sprawling country estates. In the quarter-century leading up to World War I he cemented his reputation as one of the premier Gilded Age architects, designing dozens of the country’s most exquisite and extravagant mansions for captains of industry and finance.

Description: Hard bound first printing with dust jacket. The definitive work on Trumbauer. A rare  monograph, flawless!

Bookseller Inventory # 19100

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American Splendor: The Residential Architecture of Horace Trumbauer
Kathrens, Michael C.

ISBN: 0926494228
Publisher: Acanthus Press, New York
Publication Date: 2002
Binding: Hard Bound
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition

CORMAC McCARTHY

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cormac11Suttree is McCarthy’s semi autobiographical novel set in Knoxville, Tennessee. The novel follows Cornelius Suttree, who has repudiated his former life of privilege to become a fisherman on the Tennessee River. The novel has a fragmented structure with many flashbacks and shifts in grammatical person. Suttree has been compared to James Joyce’s Ulysses, John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row, and Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Suttree was written over a 30 year span and is a departure from his previous novels, being much longer, more sprawling in structure, and perhaps McCarthy’s most humorous novel.

Description: First printing of the first edition. SIGNED by McCarthy. A nice copy of a very scarce signed McCarthy title.

Bookseller Inventory #21116

SOLD

Suttree
McCarthy,Cormac


NOEL COWARD

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Description: Hard bound in dust jacket. Brown paper covered boards with brown lettering to yellow pebble cloth spine. 212 pages. 16 illustrations by Lorn Macnaughtan. Promo photograph of Noel Coward laid in. Minor edge wear to boards and dust jacket, otherwise very good. RARE IN JACKET!

Bookseller Inventory # 22973

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Terribly Intimate Portraits
Coward, Noel

Publisher: Boni and Liveright
Publication Date: 1922
Binding: Hard Bound
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First U. S. Edition

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cockrell3Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell (1866-1948) was an American Zoologist. He was author of more than 2200 articles in scientific publications, and some 1700 additional authored works, including treatises on social reform and education. He was one of the most prolific taxonomists in history, publishing descriptions of over 9,000 species and genera of insects alone, some 6,400 of which were bees, and some 1,000 mollusks, arachnids, fungi, mammals, fish and plants. in 1904 he became lecturer on entomology and in 1906 professor of systematic zoology, at the University of Colorado. Even after retiring from the university, Cockerell pursued his interest in the natural history of all organisms, and continued to publish numerous notes and articles until his death at his home in 1948.

Description: Hard bound in dark green cloth over boards with titles in black. No dust jacket. 558 pages + index. Illustrated edition. Orange and black “yin/yang” to front board and spine edge. INSCRIBED AT LENGTH BY BOTH T. D. A. COCKERELL AND HIS WIFE W. P. COCKERELL on the front free endpage. Previous owners name and Colorado address to front fixed endpage and title page. ORIGINAL POEM BY T. D. A. COCKERELL to front free endpage. HAND SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH laid in.  Some minor wear to boards, otherwise very good. A sound copy with a warm inscription. SCARCE!

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Bookseller Inventory # 23004

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$150

Zoology
Cockerell, T. D. A.

Publisher: World Book Company
Publication Date:
1922
Binding:
Hard Bound
Dust Jacket Condition:
No dust jacket
Book Condition: Good

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