Rare & Collectible
The Hidden Valley of Oz
Small 4to, 313 pgs. First edition. Full bound blue cloth with bright pictorial paper label on front board, black stamped title and boy's portrait on spine. Black and white pictorial endpapers, no color plates. Clean and solid with just minor dust soil at head of text block. With full color DJ, minor chipping at head and tail of slightly sunned spine, else fine.
The Enchanted Island of Yew
Small 4to, 242 pgs. Full bound tan cloth with orange, light pink, yellow and black stamped pictorial front cover, title in yellow outlined in black on spine. All 8 color plates present, green print pictorial endpapers, illustrations in orange ink throughout text. Light sunning to spine, some fraying to cloth at spine ends, 2'' tear to cloth at upper corner of outer edge of front board, some dust soil to block edges. Front hinge slightly shaken but strong. Previous owner's gift note on back of frontis, otherwise interior clean throughout. A very lovely first edition of this rare Baum title.
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
A respected magazine editor and founder, a onetime spokesman for Generation X, offers a satiric, eloquent, and thoroughly traditionshattering memoir that discusses deaths of his parents from cancer, his raising of his younger brother, and more.
The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant
June 1-August 15, 1864
On June 2, 1864, Ulysses S. Grant postponed until the following morning an assault on Confederate lines near Cold Harbor planned for that afternoon because of delays in positioning troops. In the meantime, Confederate forces strengthened their lines, and the assault became a slaughter that haunted Grant for the rest of his life.
Thus began a summer of frustration for the general-in-chief of the U.S. Army. By failing to press their advantage, Major General William F. “Baldy
Vol 11. Great condition.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Fourteen-year-old Harry Potter joins the Weasleys at the Quidditch World Cup, then enters his fourth year at Hogwarts Academy where he is mysteriously entered in an unusual contest that challenges his wizarding skills, friendships and character, amid signs that an old enemy is growing stronger.Young wizard-in-training Harry Potter prepares for a competition between Hogwarts School of Magic and two rival schools, develops a crush on Cho Chang, and wishes above all to be a normal fourteen-year-old.
The author recounts twenty-three years spent working with Breuer to offer readers an insider's perspective on the architect's design methods, practice, professional life, and most noted works.
The Amber Spyglass
The final volume in the award-winning His Dark Materials fantasy series joins returning characters with new ones and reveals startling revelations while the battle for the Kingdom of Heaven rages on and ultimately unlocks the secret of Dust.
The unique vision of photographer Patrick Demarchelier is instantly recognizable in the pages of fashion and culture magazines across the globe. He has captured the world's best - known faces and models wearing the latest couture season after season. Yet beyond the inconstancy of celebrity and fashion, the focus of Demarchelier's photography is consistently form.
For this book, Demarchelier has selected his most successful and striking images to make a multi-faceted artistic statement. Portraits of personalities ranging from Princess Diana to boxer Oscar de la Hoya are juxtaposed with Demarchelier's most iconic fashion images as well as unpublished work that includes safari animals and sumo wrestlers, people from exotic lands, and evocative underwater nudes that showcase the sensual female form.
For anyone with a finger on the pulse of photography, fashion, and art, Forms is not to be missed.
Signed by Demarchelier on the half-title.
The Paintings of Charles Burchfield
North by Midwest
"BY MIDWEST. 4to, 278 pgs. Full bound olive green cloth with orange stylized monogram on front board, orange title on spine. Beautiful full color reproductions of Burchfield's paintings along with an extended essay. Publisher's remainder mark (a tasteful stamped star) on tail of text block, else fine. Dust jacket is also clean and crisp. This is a solid, lovely book. [AUT] Hall, Michael D; Burchfield, Charles
Because of Winn-dixie
Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.