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The Snake-Dance of the Moquis of Arizona....

By: BOURKE J.G.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons : 1884

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: k200325c

Condition: Fair


1st ed., 8vo, 3/4 pebble-grained leather, gilt titles, ribbed spine, t.e.g. ; marbled end papers. (xviii 372pp.) With 31 full-page plates, including one fold-out; 15 colored, plus colored frontispiece. Tissue guards on all of the colored plates. The special binding here is contemporary not modern; signed Lippincott’s. Bourke fought in the Civil War and was awarded the Medal of Honor. He then attended West Point after the war, became an officer, and served as a cavalry officer in the American West and Indian Wars until his death. He wrote this book about the Moquis Pueblos of Arizona Territ... View more info

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They All Sang

By: Edward B. Marks

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Viking Press: 1935

Seller ID: 081507


3rd printing (1935) but warmly inscribed by author Edward Marks to Hollywood writer/producer Jerry Wald on the birth of Wald's son. Walk wrote and produced several classic films, including the musical Stars Over Broadway and the Bogart classics Dark Passage and Key Largo. The inscription is on the front free endpaper and is dated 1942. The book itself is in fine condition except for some yellowing on the front and rear-paste-downs where the dust wrapper flaps rested against the book. The dust jacket is present but is yellowed at the back and has about a dozen chips and tears along the edges. View more info

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Jazzmen --The Story of Hot Jazz Told in the Lives of the Men Who Created It

By: Ramsey,Jr., Frederic; and Charles Edward Smith, editors

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace and Company, New York: 1939

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: k190212a

Condition: Near Fine


1st ed., 8vo., beige cloth, 360 pp. This early jazz history focuses on the important hot spots and musicians of New Orleans, Chicago, and New York. 56 photographs; comprehensive index. CONDITION: Near fine in fair dustjacket. A clean, tight copy: prior owner’s penciled signature on front end paper, some browning in the hinges; contemporary bookshop label inside back cover [and transfer to facing page]; no tears, chips, or rubbing. The jacket is complete, not price-clipped but has numerous edge tears up to 1”, chipped a spine ends; soiled back panels. View more info