Articles include: " The Russian base of operations against India" by Gardiner G. Hubbard with full page map and laid in foldout map, 25"x25", of "Central Asia on the basis of the Surveys made by British and Russian Officers up to 1881"; "Roads from India to Central Asia"; and "The Races of Central Asia" by Edward Channing (in1926 won the Pulitzer Prize for History); " Hauling a Steamer Through Africa" with an illustration of the "boiler section"; under Meteorological Notes, an illustration of rain clouds seen in Meurthe-et-Moselle; Pap... View More...
New York, William Morrow and Company: 1985
Seller ID: 004995
Condition: Very Good+
"This is the perfect book for football fans of all ages, whether they are new to the game or avid followers..." The uncorrected bound galleys Plus Dust Jacket for hardbound book. (DJ too big for paperback). Foreword by O.J. Simpson. 145 pp. Paperback is VG+ to Near Fine. Glossy DJ folded in half vertically. DJ is Near Fine. Dave Anderson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning sportswriter. View More...
Minneapolis, Cornelius Publishers: 1966
Seller ID: 001668
Plays include: The Moon of the Caribbees, Bound East for Cardiff, In the Zone, and The Long Voyage Home. 87 pp. Blue stiff paper covers with wear and rubbing to corners and edges, yellow ink (?) on front cover, creases to joints from use. Interior clean. View More...
Printed privately for the author, Robert L. Preston, Leesburg, VA. February 1919. No. 2. Articles include "A Retrospect" on Colonel Henry Watterson; Prefatory Remarks (an article that appeared in the COURIER-JOURNAL, Louisville, KY on Sept. 9, 1917; To Col. Henry Watterson-an interview with the Washington Post; Armament or Disarmament and A Letter to Mr. Balfour, Head of the British War-Mission to the United States, by Robert L. Preston. 39 pp. Paper wraps. Stapled spine. Slight fading around edges, otherwise a clean and Very Good copy. Colonel Henry "Marse" Watterson. (1840-1... View More...
With Application to Bromine, Iodine, Chloroform, Bromoform, Carbon Tetrachloride, Phosphorus and Water. "It has been suggested recently that since the volume of a solid or liquid must be determined in part by the internal pressures to which it is subjected by chemical affinity and cohesion, the compressibilities of substances are probably data of important chemical significance. In attempting to interpret this significance, the enquirer at once faces the fact that few pertinent compressibilities are accurately known...In order to fill this important gap in physicochemical knowledge, the fo... View More...
Berkeley, University of California Press: 1918
Seller ID: 003960
Binding: Paper Cover
Semicentennial Publications of the University of California 1868-1918. Translated into English Verse. The Lay of the Cid is a translation of the Cantar del mio Cid, a poem written in the mid-twelfth century about the Castilian Hero, Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar, and relating events from his exile from Castile in 1081 until shortly before his death in 1099. One of Leonard Bacon's early translation. He taught at University of California until 1923, and devoted the rest of his life to writing poetry. Bacon won the Pulitzer Prize in 1940 for Sunderland Capture. Gray paper covers. Rubbed along edges. Spi... View More...
New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1941
Seller ID: 002390
Awarded the Pulitzer Prize for 1941. 178 pp. Ex-lib. markings: identification numbers on spine, library bookplate on front inside cover, discard notice on back inside cover. Cocked spine. Wear to cover, bumped and rubbed corners and edges, rubbed joints, bent spine ends. Interior clean. View More...
"Updike's fifth novel concerns the interactions of ten couples in an out-of-the-way New England community called Tarbox. The circle of acquaintance is felt as a magic circle, with ritual games, religious substitutions, a priest, and a scapegoat." The story takes place over a period of a year- spring to spring. 458pp. Blue cloth. Spine faded. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View More...
New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1948
Seller ID: 005803
Condition: Very Good -
246 pages. First Edition M-W. Red cloth covers with missing DJ. Cover corners and edges are lightly rubbed. Spine is faded from sun exposure, spine tips are bent, small pin hole on bottom and silver lettering is worn. White line on front cover and black spot on back. Cocked spine. Bubbling to paper on front inside cover. Date written in blue ink on back inside cover. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG- condition. View More...