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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

de Rothschild, Pauline
THE IRRATIONAL JOURNEY
NY: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1967

First edition. Octavo. 118 pp; Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket price clipped & spine ends chipped, 1-in. tear at top edge of jacket & corners lightly rubbed, tiny tear at edge of backstrip. Author photo by Cecil Beaton on back cover of jacket. Tale of a visit to Russia in midwinter by the Baron and Baroness de Rothschild - chosen "because of all seasons it is the most Russian."
Inventory number #014087



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Lees-Milne, James
The Bachelor Duke : William Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire 1790-1858
London: John Murray, 1991

First edition. Octavo. viii, 234 pp, with 25 b/w illustrations on 12 pp; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy, tiny bump to top corners; unclipped jacket with no wear. An inveterate host and indefatigable traveler, the Duke was also one of the greatest collectors of his age. He transformed Chatsworth into a palace of spectacular grandeur.
Inventory number #014062



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Thieriot, Albert
Fort William Henry Hotel, Lake George, N.Y.
Albany, NY: Delaware and Hudson Railroad Co, n.d.

n.d., ca. 1916. Octavo. [16] pp; full of b/w photos & pastel drawings. Cream embossed card covers with red embossed lettering & color coat of arms. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show light soil.
Inventory number #014013



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Stowell, Kenneth K.
HOUSE BEAUTIFUL. May 1938
NY: Hearst Magazines, 1938

Vol. 80, No. 5. Folio (13 in. x 10 in.). 156 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; spine lightly rubbed with short tear at base. Cover photograph by Paul Outerbridge, Jr. Articles include several for the Brides of 1938 on choosing silver and linen; draperies; wedding invitations; "Philadelphia Gardens" by Helen van Pelt Wilson, Portfolio of Details - Bay Windows, and photographs & floor plans for two houses. Advertisements include many by silver and linen companies, and travel ads.
Inventory number #014002



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Belasco, Warren James
Americans on the Road: From Autocamp to Motel, 1910-1945
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1981

First paperback edition. Octavo. ix, 212 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; notes; bibliographical guide; index. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, minimal edgewear.
Inventory number #013944



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Lees-Milne, James
The Bachelor Duke : William Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire 1790-1858
London: John Murray, 1991

First edition. Octavo. viii, 234 pp, with 25 b/w illustrations on 12 pp; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Newspaper clipping of Lees-Milne obituary laid in. VG/VG, a small stamped star on front free endpaper, else a fresh, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with short edge tear at top edge of front cover, minor wear at two corners. An inveterate host and indefatigable traveller, the Duke was also one of the greatest collectors of his age. He transformed Chatsworth into a palace of spectacular grandeur.
Inventory number #013915



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Binding: Softcover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Chase, Edna Woolman,
VOGUE May 15, 1937
NY: Conde Nast, 1937

Small folio. 156 pp; profuse illustrations. Paperback. VG, an unmarked copy, spine lightly rubbed & starting to crack, covers lightly soiled with light edgewear. Cover by Horst. This issue features Summer Travel, and Beach Fashions.
Inventory number #013872



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00


Rand McNally Guide to Los Angeles and Environs [with fold-out map]
NY: Rand McNally & Company, 1925

Octavo. 237, (8) pp; b/w illustrations in the text; fold-out map at rear; adverts. Illustrated paperback. Very good- covers detaching, small pull to top of spine, short tear to map where it's attached to rear pastedown, and some rub-through on outside fold of map. Scarce illustrated travel guide book.
Inventory number #013758



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$250.00

Cravath, Paul D.
Notes on the Cruise of Warrior in the Far East 1927
NY: Privately Printed, 1927

Octavo. ix, 179 pp; frontispiece; 17 b/w photo plates. Maps of the cruise on endpapers. Blue cloth-backed boards with paper labels on cover & spine, rough-cut edges. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, fore edge of illustrations page with some loss due to poor opening; light wear to spine ends and top corners, spine label a bit toned, top edge of text dusty. Overall, a solid copy of this uncommon book, a record of the honeymoon cruise of Mona Bismarck following her marriage to Harrison Williams, said to be the richest man in America at the time. Cravath, a guest on the trip, created this book as a public thank-you gift for his hosts. At the time, Williams' 'Warrior' was the largest, most expensive pleasure boat in the world.
Inventory number #013650



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$20.00

Brecher, Kenneth S.
Too Sad to Sing: A Memoir With Postcards
NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988

First printing. Octavo. 118 pp; 8 pp of color plates & numerous b/w illustrations. Cloth-backed boards with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket has faint foxing on back f front panel, else bright with no faults.
Inventory number #013520



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Cowles, Fleur, Editor
FLAIR Annual 1953
NY: Cowles Magazines, 1952

First edition. Folio. 229 pp; profusely illustrated in color & b/w, with many gatefolds & cutouts. Decorated red cloth with cutout in front board. Near FIne, a crisp, unmarked copy; original glassine jacket, edges chipped. A compilation of subjects -- art, fashion, culture, travel, gardens, music, personalities, etc. Published in book form in answer to the many queries Cowles received as to when/if the magazine would resume publication. It was the first and only annual published.
Inventory number #013277



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$600.00

Boswell, James
The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson
London: Printed by Henry Baldwin, for Charles Dilly, 1785

First edition (second state). Octavo. viii, 524, (1) pp, bound in full calf. VG-. Contains half-title and errata/announcement. I5, Q7, U6 are in the second state; E3, E4, M4 are cancels as described in Pottle 57. Measurements match the copy in the British Museum as recorded by Pottle. Bound in full calf, quite possibly the original binding. Rebacked in leather with titles applied. Rebacking is worn and rubbed, most noticeably on the hinges. Binding is firm and tight. Leaves are lightly toned with an occasional spot of foxing. Overall a very good copy. [Pottle 57] [Rothschild 458]
Inventory number #013229



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Early, Eleanor
NEW YORK HOLIDAY
NY: Rinehart & Co., 1950

First edition. Octavo. 376 pp; index. Black cloth with silver-lettered spine, no jacket. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; top & bottom of spine show light wear. More than a travel guide, the veteran writer gives a sense of the people and neighborhoods.
Inventory number #013104



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Chase, Ilka
FRESH FROM THE LAUNDRY
NY: Doubleday & Company, 1967

First edition (stated). Octavo. 230 pp; 24 pp of b/w photos by Norton Brown, author's husband; map on endpapers. Gilt-lettered cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with large chip at head of spine & small loss at tail, numerous tiny edge tears. Travel adventures in the Balkans.
Inventory number #012933



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Hotel Promotional Booklet
THE KITTATINNY. Delaware Water Gap, Monroe County, PA
Philadelphia: , 1900

Oblong quarto. [20] pp; numerous halftones. Color illustrated wrapper, silk cord tie. VG, clean & unmarked copy; covers lightly soiled at edges.
Inventory number #012895



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Diamant, Gertrude
THE DAYS OF OFELIA
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1942

Octavo. 226 pp; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave II. Publisher's orange cloth with black lettering on cover & spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket toned, especially the spine. Book club edition. The author's recollections of Mexican life and everyday happenings during a sojourn in Mexico.
Inventory number #012819



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good++


Price:
$75.00

Cowles, Fleur, Editor
FLAIR Magazine, February 1950 Issue
NY: Cowles Magazines, 1950

First edition. Small folio. 130 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations, several fold-outs and bound-in booklets. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, spine intact. The first issue of this innovative magazine, dedicated to "the best in the arts: literature, fashion, humor, decoration, travel and entertainment." A total of twelve monthly issues were published from February 1950 to January 1951.
Inventory number #012815



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Cowles, Fleur, editor
FLAIR Magazine, March 1950 Issue
NY: Cowles Magazines, 1950

First edition. Small folio. 124 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations, several fold-outs and bound-in booklets. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, spine intact.
Inventory number #012814



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Cowles, Fleur, editor
FLAIR Magazine, May 1950
NY: Cowles Magazines, 1950

First edition. Small folio. 122 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations, several fold-outs and bound-in booklets. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, spine intact.
Inventory number #012812



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Cowles, Fleur, editor
FLAIR Magazine, June 1950
NY: Cowles Magazines, 1950

First edition. Small folio. 106 pp; full of color & b/w illustrations, several fold-outs and bound-in booklets. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, spine intact.
Inventory number #012811