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1 Anonymous A History of the Mansion
Tennessee Forestry N.D. Softcover Very Good+ 
Staples pictorial wraps. Very light wear and aging with some soiling/aging on back wrap, which is plain white. Square and securely bound. ; B&W Frontispiece; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 13 pages; Brief but informative booklet on the Mansion constructed by Elisha Johnson near Tellico Plains TN two decades before the Civil War. I would guess that the booklet came from the Mansion itself or the Forestry Service. Sold website 2.22.17 Porter 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Anonymous A Man with a Maid
New York Grove Press/Evergreen Book 1969 Sixth Printing Softcover Good 
Pictorial wraps with back titles. Wraps have much superficial creasing that seems to be the result of a printing flaw or a flaw in the clear wrap that was applied to the covers -- the creases do not extend through the covers. Some agetoning both interior and exterior. Book is square and securely bound. Vertical reading crease on spine. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 254 pages; Underground Victorian sex novel. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Anonymous A Pictorial Tour of Black America: Past & Present : Some of 'History's Missing Pages'
Philadelphia United Publishing Corporation 1974 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good 
Stapled black wraps with white titles. Rear wrap is a collage of B&W pictures. Light edge, corner and surface wear but, overall, an attractive copy. Many relatively unusual photographs including Henry O. Flipper, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, the New York Rens and a young Bill Cosby. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 33 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Anonymous Anecdotes of Missionary Worthies in the Moravian Church Related by a Father to His Children
Philadelphia American Sunday School Union 1832 First Edition (?) Hardcover Good 
Marbelized papers with brown cloth backstrip. Binding appears to be original to the book. Much edge corner and surface wear with much of the marbleized paper scraped away on the back. There appears to have been a paper label on the spine bit only small remnants remain. If there were any preliminary pages before the title page, they are missing, but there may have been none. No endpapers exist after the last page of text and there is no indication that any have been torn out. The name of a former owner is written in pencil on the front pastedown along with the address Mecklenburg County, Va. The front hinge may have been reglued at some point. Book is square and binding seems secure -- with note about front hinge. Unintentionally humorous presentation of stories about Moravian missionaries. The anecdotes are presented in a conversation between a father and his son and daughter. The language of the children is so stilted that the author may have been better off to have approached these stories without the artifice. The stories deal with foreign lands, Native Americans and African-Americans. I have not been able to find references to the Cherokee, though the date of publication (1832) seems right for some stories about that group. ; B&W Drawings; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 116 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 Anonymous Christmas 1943 U. S. Naval Air Station Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta U. S. Naval Air Station 1943 Ephemera Very Good- 
Top inch of back torn away. Otherwise, this card with Christmas menu is NF. ; Color Drawings; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 4 pages; Christmas card with that opens to menu for Naval Air Station in Atlanta in 1943. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Anonymous Dick Whittington
New York Saml. Gabriel Sons & C0. 1939 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Illustrated by R. A. Burley 
Stapled, full-color pictorial wraps. Light, general edge and corner wear, along with light age toning. Square and securely bound. VG to VG+. ; Color Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; Unpaginated pages; "Linenette." Late thirties children's book of Dick Whittington. Each page has a near full page, color illustration by well-known illustrator R. A. Burley. Burley was known for his slightly risquae magazine covers and his later work in comic books. He did a number of these storybooks for Saml Gabriel. Solid, very attractive copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Anonymous Eveline The Amorous Adventures of a Victorian Lady
Ware Wordsworth Editions, Limited 1996 First Edition Thus Softcover Very Good+ 
Light edge and corner wear. Still square and securely bound with an uncracked and uncreased spine. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 208 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 Anonymous Gateways of Charleston S. C.
Unknown Unknown N.D. Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Light edgewear and toning. Staples are rusted but secure. Some of the pictures are attached slightly askew. ; B & W photos; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 12 pages; This is an interesting little booklet. The cover title looks professionally printed, but the interior has an introduction and pictures of gates in Charleston that look like they were cut out and pasted in at the top of each. Each gate has been labeled but a separate label strip has been pasted to the bottom of two of the pictures. The booklet has a handmade quality to it. There is no author, no publisher, no date. WorldCat shows four copies that seem to be this same book. Brown University gives an estimated date of 1926. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 Anonymous Jack and the Beanstalk and Other Famous Folk Tales
New York A Golden Book 1986 0307128024 / 9780307128027 First Edition Thus Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Richard Walz 
Book has only minor hints of wear and use. Classic retelling of this famous story with Richard Walz illustrations. Nice copy. ; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Unpaginated pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Anonymous Little People's A B C : A Picture Alphabet for Litle Folks
New York Graham & Matlack N.D. Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Stapled board covers with frap backstrap covering staples -- see sca. Edge and corner wear with some damage to backstrap especially on the back. The ffep and the title page have come loose from the staples but are still present in the book. Binding is secure and book is square. ; B&W Illstrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; This alphabet book probably dates from the late 1800's. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Anonymous Obituary -- Rev. William Mcwhir
Savannah 1851 First Printing Broadside 
Blue paper with an embossure in the upper right corner. Some toning around the dges and two short closed tears. Several old horizontal, but near flattened folds. Overall VG + or better. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 1 pages; McWhir was born in Ireland in 1759 and emigrated to America. He supervised the Academy at Alexandria Virginia where George Washinton was a Trustee. McWhir then moved to Sunbury near Savannah Georgia and was friends with C. C. Jones and many other prominent Georgians. He died at 92, an honored Presbyterian. Not in Hummel or DeRenne. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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12 Anonymous Pauline: Memoirs of a Singer
Los Angeles Holloway House 1967 First Edition Thus; First Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
White wraps with stlylized portrait of singer and black titles. Some minor wear at corners and usual light toning on interior pages. Binding is secure. Book appears unread; spine is neither creased nor cracked. Solid copy; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 312 +catalog pages; #HH-146. First published in German, this book is supposedly the autobiography of singer Wilhelmine Schroeder-Devrient. However, it was most likely writtenin two parts by two separated authors. Holloway House says that this version is the first full English translation. It is graphically erotic. Introduction by Philip K. Roggis. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Anonymous Program of Exercises Attending the Dedication of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Washington DC National Park Service 1943 First Edition Softcover 
Program is about VG+ to NF, with minor toning. Laid in booklet on Jefferson Murals is VG+. Ticket is VG+. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 4 pages; This is an original program for the Dedication of the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC. Laid In is a booklet on the Jefferson Murals painted by Ezra Winter and a ticket to the Dedication. Nice, somewhat uncommon, group. sold ABE 8.19.17 
Price: 90.00 USD
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14 Anonymous Ten Acres Enough: A Practical Experience. Showing How a Very Small Farm May Be Made to Keep a Very Large Family
Atlanta The Cultivator Publishing Co. 1905 New and Revised Hardcover 
Gray cloth with black titles. Some edge and corner wear along with aging and soilin, mainly on front (see scan). Book is square and binding secure. ; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 242 pages; Early 20th century edition of this classic work on independent farming, first published right after the Civil War. The photos are from early 20th century Georgia farms. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Anonymous The Autobiography of a Bellboy
Hardcover Very Good+ 
Book has only very light, overall wear and aging. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; This is a totally anonymous -- no author, no date, no publisher, no price, no nothing except the novel -- book of semi-erotica about the adventures of a bellboy in New York. It was probably written in the 1920's or 1930's -- there are references to Clara Bow -- but no clue as to when this volume was actually published. You can feel very "edgy" just holding this book. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Anonymous The Glen Cabin; Or, Away to the Hills
New York American Tract Society 1865 First Edition (?) Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Green cloth with gilt design on spine, title nset in green within design. Edge, corner and surface wear, but still square and securely bound though a couple of pages have pulled loose at one stitich none are completely detached. ; B&W Frontispiec; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 232 pages; Presumed religious novel. Presumed first edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Anonymous The Psalms of David in Metre According to the Version Approved by the Church of Scotland and Appointed to be Used in Worship
Edinburgh Sir D. Hunter Blair and M. S. Tyndall Bruce 1844 Hardcover 
Dark brown leather with gilt trim on front. Tile in gilt on spiine with gilt decoration. Preliminary pages are missing to the title page. This copy appears to have been misbound (or possibly reglued) . A middle signature is pressed forward, but this problem appears to have been caused by the bindery -- looking down at the top of the binding there is a distinct curve forward. All of the book of Psalms is present and the book is quite usable. Overall book is F-G. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 453 pages; The Psalms in Scottish dialect. I don't know the story here. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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18 Anonymous To Pay the Piper
North Hollywood Brandon House 1968 First Edition Hardcover 
This copy has some creasing along the spine and next to it, but is not cracked. Otherwise it has only minor aging. It is square and securely bound. VG to VG+. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 208 pages; This is a copy of To Pay the Piper by Anonymous published in 1968 by Brandon House. Brandon House was one of the three largest adult publishers in the late 1960's and used photographic offset reprint to print classic European works and some more modern books, often from the famed Olympia Press in Paris. To Pay the Piper seems to be a story of sexual blackmail. As with many of these 1960's novels there is an Introduction by a PH. D (Rudolph Conway) that establishes the "redeeming social value" of the book. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Anonymous World War II Soldier's Diary
1945 Ephemera Very Good 
Some wear and folds; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 2 pages; Two page short diary of solder in 1945. Mentions the death of the President, Lists various ships and ports. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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