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Peattie, Donald Culross [Editor]. AUDUBON'S AMERICA: The Narratives and Experiences of John James Audubon. Houghton Mifflin Co. [Boston]. 1940. (1940). 1st edition, 1st printing of the trade edition. 328pp. 4to. Light blue coarse cloth with silver lettering in red panels on cover & spine. Red top edge. Other edges uncut. Map endpapers. Color frontispiece of Audubon + 16 color plates (double page) of Audubon's work. Index by Francis H. Allen. Gift inscription dated 1940 on short title page, moderate overall wear with loss of freshness, a little fading on the spine o/w Very Good, i.e. some signs of careful use with no significant defects. No dustjacket. NOTE: This book will require extra postage for Priority Mail shipping. Catalog No. 92-0474. Price $5.00
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Pei, Mario. THE STORY OF LANGUAGE. J. B. Lippincott [Philadelphia]. 1949. (1949). 1st edition, 1st printing. 493pp. 8vo. Dark blue cloth with the title & author's name in gilt within a black panel on the spine. The top & bottom of the panel are gilt-ruled & have undulating gilt bands. Foreedge uncut. Index. Gilt on the decorative portion of the spine is worn with about half missing, small section along the top of the back cover is worn o/w Very Good, i.e. some signs of careful use with no significant defects/ DJ (front top edge has two 1/8' tears; spine faded with extremes very worn; back cover has a 1/2' edge tear on the top & bottom edges, a 1 1/2' x 1/2' waterstain on the top edge, a puncture & a small stained area). Catalog No. 95-0196. Price $1.50
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Pennsylvania National Guard, Headquarters Troop, 104th Cavalry. SABER CUTS. Headquarters Troop, 104th Cavalry, Pennsylvania National Guard [No place, but Harrisburg, PA]. 1924. Unpaginated [18pp]. 8 1/2" x 11" stapled sheets. Self-wrappers. Printed text with mimeograph front cover. "A monthly publication of `the live-wire Headquarters troop'". This publication is dated September 15, 1924 and is the "Camp Number" for that year. It reports both facts and much humor about the encampment at Mount Gretna, PA. Many names are mentioned along with some information about their occupations, plans for the future, etc. The covers have many edge tears & some chips; the front cover shows fading & has a little section of where a mathematical calculation was done in ink; the back cover is detached & missing a 2" x 3/4" section on its lower edge which does affect the text; the first page is lightly browned, and the other interior pages have a 1/2" tear at top o/w Good, i.e. obvious signs of use with no major defects. SABER CUTS Catalog No. 50-0916. Price $48.00
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Pepper, George Wharton. PHILADELPHIA LAWYER: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. J. B. Lippincott Co. [Philadelphia]. 1944. (1944). 1st edition, 1st printing. 407pp. 8vo. Blue-green cloth with gilt lettering on spine & cover. Top edge red. Frontispiece of the author & 15 other b/w photo plates on glossy paper. Occasional cartoon drawings in the text by the author. Index. Top right corner of the front cover & lower left corner of the back bumped o/w Very Good, i.e. some signs of careful use with no significant defects. No dustjacket. Catalog No. 92-0394. Price $2.00
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Pepper, George Wharton. PHILADELPHIA LAWYER: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY. J. B. Lippincott Co. [Philadelphia]. 1944. (1944). 1st edition, 1st printing. 407pp. 8vo. Blue-green cloth with gilt lettering on spine & cover. Top edge red. Frontispiece of the author & 15 other b/w photo plates on glossy paper. Occasional cartoon drawings in the text by the author. Index. SIGNED presentation in ink by the author to 'William R. Douglas - in memory of the days when we fought and bled together - from his old friend'. Douglas was Pepper's secretary during his time as a U.S. Senator. Top of the spine has a 3/8' band of slight fading o/w Fine (no defects)/ DJ (Price not clipped, but 1 1/8' tear at the top of the spine along the right side, top of the spine heavily chipped & worn, bottom of the spine worn, front has a 3/8' edge tear at the bottom with a long edge crease, 3/8' edge tear on the bottom of the back & 1/4' edge tear at the top, & corners worn). Catalog No. 83-1099. Price $17.50
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Perelman, S. J. LISTEN TO THE MOCKING BIRD. Simon & Schuster [New York]. 1949. (1949). 1st edition, 1st printing. 153pp. sm4to. Light tan cloth with a caricature of Perelman in black within a small square panel on the front cover & spine. Spine lettered in black. Orange endpapers with various caricatures of Perelman in black. Illustrated by Al Hirschfeld. Fine (no defects)/ DJ (Top of spine heavily chipped & worn, 1/2' edge tear on top of the front, 3/8' & 1/4' edge tears on the top of the back, bottom of spine lightly worn, back has scattered soil o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects & price unclipped). Catalog No. 95-0191. Price $2.00
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Perelman, S. J. THE RISING GORGE. Simon & Schuster [New York]. 1961. (1961). 1st edition, 1st printing. 287pp. 8vo. 1/4 white cloth & orange boards with the author's signature in black on the front cover. Spine lettered in red & black. Top edge red & foreedge uncut. Orange endpapers. Dustjacket by Ben Shahn. Fine (no defects/ DJ (Very slight wear at the spine extremes, price clipped o/w Fine). Catalog No. 92-0456. Price $2.00
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Peterson, Arthur G. GLASS PATENTS AND PATTERNS. Self-published [DeBary, FL]. (1973). 226pp. 8vo. Glossy, pictorial wraps. This very scarce book is among the very best classics of old glass research & contains a wealth of primary sources including reprints of illustrated patents, old advertisement & catalogs) documenting the attribution of many 19th C. glass patterns, novelties & objects including tableware, lamps, bottles, inkstands, etc. etc. etc. Crease across the lower & upper right corners of the front cover, a few light stress lines in the center of the front cover, crease lines on the spine, & very light soiling on both covers o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. 0960566422. Catalog No. 03-0074. Price $16.00
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Peterson, Arthur G. GLASS SALT SHAKERS: 1,000 Patterns. Wallace-Homestead [Des Moines, IA]. 1970. (1970). 1st printing. 196pp. 8vo. Green cloth with gilt. Fine (No defects)/ DJ (Near Fine, i.e. minimal signs of use with no significant defects in a plastic jacket). Catalog No. 99-0054. Price $25.00
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Peterson, Arthur G. GLASS SALT SHAKERS: 1,000 Patterns. Wallace-Homestead [Des Moines, IA]. No date. (1970). 2nd printing. 196pp. 8vo. Illustrated glossy wraps. Some light wear along spine edges o/w Fine (no defects). 0870691740. Catalog No. 99-0107. Price $15.00
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Peterson, Frederick A. ANCIENT MEXICO: An Introduction to Pre-Hispanic Cultures. G. P. Putnam's Sons [New York]/ Geo. Allen & Unwin Ltd. [London]. 1961. (1959). 2nd printing. 313pp. Tall 8vo. Red cloth with black-lettered spine. 24 b/w photo plates on glossy paper. 93 drawings & 6 maps by Jose Luis Franco. Chronology, Key to Pronunciation, Index & Bibliography. A 5/5' x 3/4' patch of slight fading in the tip of the top left side of the front cover, small bump on the top edge of the back o/w Very Good, i.e. some signs of careful use with no significant defects/ DJ (spine badly faded; triangular chip in the tip of the of the top left of the front, with one side 1' down the spine edge & the other about 1/2' along the top of the front; top of spine very worn with a 1/2' edge tear; 1/2' open tear in the middle of the front o/w Good, i.e. other minor signs of use with no important defects with unclipped price). Catalog No. 95-0163. Price $2.00
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Petrucelli, Steven P. & Kenneth A. Sposato. AMERICAN BANJO CLOCKS. Adams Brown Company [Cranbury, NJ]. 1995 {May}. (1995). 1st edition. 204pp. Tall 8vo. Photo-illustrated green vinyl over boards with black-lettered front cover & spine. 304 b/w photo illustrations. Glossary, Reference & Index. A few minor indentions on the front cover o/w Fine (No defects). No dustjacket as issued. AMERICAN BANJO CLOCKS Catalog No. 08-0083. Price $295.00
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Pfaltzgraff Pottery Co. POTTERY by PFALTZGRAFF (Catalog Reprints From 1935 & 1936). The Pfaltzgraff Pottery Co. [York, PA]. 1935 & 1936. 6 pages each. 8 1/2' x 11 1/2'. Offset-printed on paper from good photocopies of the originals. These are actually called 'Price Lists', but illustrate each shape along with its casting or stock number, dimensions, & original price. The illustrations are in black & white as they were in the originals. 'Price List No. 6' (Effective July 1, 1935) shows 111 shapes & lists the 18 colors available for each. 'Price List No. 7' (Effective January 1, 1936) shows 108 shapes along with a listing of the 16 available colors. Several shapes were added & several deleted from the 1936 catalog which also dropped 2 colors. These catalogs document Pfaltzgraff's short venture into Art Pottery in response to both the Depression & the growing threat of imported pottery. The dramatic departure from their traditional shapes & colors into Art Deco designs with lively colors was began in 1932 and ended in 1937 shortly after Price List No. 7 was issued. Priced as a pair. NOTE: Shipping for this item via 1st Class Mail is $2.00. Your shipping charge will appear as $4.00 in the Shopping Cart, but will be lowered before your credit card is charged. Catalog No. 50-0400. Price $24.00
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Philmont Scout Ranch. PHILMONT SCOUT RANCH "DOLLAR' PATCH. Philmont Scout Ranch [Cimarron, NM]. 2" d. twill patch in orange, blue, green, red & black. Mid- 1950s. Unused. Fine (No defects). NOTE: Shipping for this item via 1st Class Mail is $1.50. Your shipping charge will appear as $4.00 in the Shopping Cart, but will be lowered before your credit card is charged. PHILMONT SCOUT RANCH Catalog No. 50-0232. Price $15.00
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Philmont Scout Ranch. Philmont Scout Ranch "I MADE IT!" Plaque. Philmont Scout Ranch [Cimarron, NM]. Undated. 3" x 4" h. x 1/2" thick Plaster of Paris plaque with glazed finish simulating a wood slab with a pair of boots mounted in the center, below which is a "metal" plate for a name &/or date. "I MADE IT!" is impressed across the top & "PHILMONT" & with it branding symbol at the bottom. A brass hanging ring is cast into the back. Mid-1950s. Fine (No defects). Philmont Scout Ranch Catalog No. 50-0219. Price $18.00
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Photograph. CARTES DE VISITE. Baby sitting on arm of ornate wicker chair. 2 1/4" x 3 3/4" mounted on 3 3/4" x 5 1/4" embossed gray photographer's stock with beveled edges. Unsigned. Back blank. C. 1905. Fine (No defects). NOTE: Shipping for this item via 1st Class Mail is $1.50. Your shipping charge will appear as $4.00 in the Shopping Cart, but will be lowered before your credit card is charged. Baby sitting on arm of ornate wicker chair Catalog No. 50-0063. Price $2.00
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Photograph. CABINET CARD. 5 children of various ages in studio portrait. 3 3/4" x 5 1/2" mounted on 4 1/4" x 6 1/2 plain gray photographer's stock with beveled edges. C. 1890. Unsigned. Back blank. One edge of the back has a small area where the outer gray layer of the stock is chipped o/w Fine (No defects). NOTE: Shipping for this item via 1st Class Mail is $1.75. Your shipping charge will appear as $4.00 in the Shopping Cart, but will be lowered before your credit card is charged. 5 children of various ages in studio portrait Catalog No. 50-0065. Price $3.00
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Photographs. 10 VIEWS OF HARRISBURG, PA AT THE HEIGHT OF ITS DISASTROUS 1936 FLOOD. 6 1/2" x 4 1/2" images on 8 1/2" x 7" on thick photographic paper. Handprinted titles. Unsigned. Origin unknown, but original prints. Titles: "South On Cameron To Mulberry Street Bridge" (small, light stain on image); "This Is Market Street Showing 18 Ft. Depth At Subway"; "View Of Front Street Looking Under Dock St. Bridge Onto Race Street"; "Water Approaching Zembo Mosque" (light stain in upper left corner of border); "Scene From 11th and Market To State Street Bridge"; "This Is Residential Section Of Second Street North Of Kelker"; "Looking Over Italian Lake Several Blocks From River"; "Walnut Street Bridge Showing No Signs of Piers" (stain in lower right corner of the border); "3 Blocks From River At Division" (stain in lower right corner of the border); "Looking South On Cameron From Mulberry Street Bridge" (a light sepia due to overexposure). Views of Harrisburg, PA - Disastrous 1936 Flood Catalog No. 93-0164. Price $45.00
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Piatti, Mary Jane & James. FIREHOUSE COLLECTIBLES. The Engine House [Middletown, NY]. 1979. (1979). 1st edition. 128pp. 8vo. Glossy illustrated wraps. "An Illustrated Pricing Guide to Fire Department Memorabilia From the Colonial Era to the Present Day". B/w photo illustrations. Index. Bibliography. Fine (No defects). 0935130004. Catalog No. 50-0225. Price $3.50
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Piatti, James. FIREHOUSE COLLECTIBLES PRICE GUIDE (Second Edition). The Engine House [Middletown, NY]. 1988. (1988). 2nd edition. 72pp. 8vo. Glossy illustrated stapled wraps. "An Illustrated Pricing Guide to Fire Department Memorabilia From the Colonial Era to the Present Day". This is the updated & expanded companion book to Mary Jane and James Piattti's "Firehouse Collectibles" (1979). B/w photo illustrations. Index. Fine (No defects). Catalog No. 08-0036. Price $32.50
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