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1 (Gurdjieff, Georgi Ivanovitch). de Hartmann, Thomas OUR LIFE WITH MR. GURDJIEFF
New York: Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., 1964. 0815400586 / 9780815400585 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in black cloth with gilt spine titles; in a near fine, scratched dust jacket with a tear to the crown of the spine. Dust jacket states "Second Edition" but the book states "First Edition". Octavo. 130 pages; map. 
A personal memoir of the years 1917-1929 when the distinguished Russian composer, Thomas de Hartmann, and his wife, Olga, were pupils of the Greek-Armenian mystic and spiritual teacher. Olga was Gurdjieff's personal assistant for many of these years. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 (Madden, Owen Vincent). Nown, Graham THE ENGLISH GODFATHER
London: Ward Lock Limited, (1987). 0706365909 / 9780706365900 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Octavo. 204 pages; bibliography. Illustrated with photos. 
Owen Vincent "Owney" Madden, born in Leeds, England, was a gangster and underworld boss in New York City in the 1920s. As a professional killer and gunman, he was wounded many times--he made large profits in bootlegging and nightclubs (Cotton Club). 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Ball, Kenneth FORD CAPRI 1300, 1600, 2000, OHC 1972-73 AUTOBOOK
Brighton, England: Autobooks, (1973). 0851474136 / 9780851474137 Reprint. Hardcover. Illustrated plastic covered boards: New and unopened in the publisher's original shrinkwrap. 
Workshop manual: Autobook 709. 168 pages; glossary of terms, and an index. Comprehensive step-by-step instructions and illustrations are given on all dismantling, overhauling and assembling operations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Bogardus, Emory S. PERSONAL TRIBUTES TO FRIENDS
Los Angeles: University Of Southern California Press, (1970). First edition. Hardcover. A few tiny pen checkmarks to table of contents, else a fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket with light soiling and short edge tears. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Gathers the author's memorial tributes to fifty-two personal friends, among them some prominent sociologists, USC educators and students, and celebrated leaders such as Jane Addams and Henri Bergson. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Branham, Robert James DEBATE AND CRITICAL ANALYSIS: The Harmony of Conflict
Hillsdale, New Jersey Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 1991. 0805807241 / 9780805807240 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in laminated boards; no dust jacket, as issued. 
244 pages; references, subject index, and author index. Discusses the essential characteristics of great oratory. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Brown, N.E., Tischer, Dr. A., Karsten, M.C.; edited by E.J. Labarre MESEMBRYANTHEMA: Descriptions, With Chapters on Cultivation and General Ecology
Ashford, Kent, England: L. Reeve and Co., LTD., 1931. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mildly bumped at the edges, else near fine in gilt-stamped dark green cloth; lacking the dust jacket. Quarto. 323 pages; glossary, bibliography, and an index of species. 
Text in English, German and Dutch. Two color plates; 167 black-and-white photographs. Mesembryanthemum (meaning "midday flowering") is a genus of plants native to southern Africa. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 David, Elizabeth MEDITERRANEAN AND FRENCH COUNTRY FOOD
(London): The Cookery Book Club, (1968). First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in blue boards, spine titles gilt; in a very nearly fine, attractively illustrated dust jacket with one short closed edge tear. Text illustrations and jacket art by John Minton. Octavo. 
Two of Elizabeth David's classic cook books: A BOOK OF MEDITERRANEAN FOOD and FRENCH COUNTRY COOKING, have been combined into one attractive volume that reprints the second revised editions of each volume. Indexed. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 Davidow, Joie MARKED FOR LIFE: A Memoir
New York: Harmony Books, (2003). 1400047412 / 9781400047413 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"After years of silence, Joie Davidson reveals the secret turmoil behind her public triumphs. Candid and moving, MARKED asks us to examine the masks we put on to hide what we think others don't want to see."--Emeralda Santiago. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 de Haan, Ellen Hirsch & Debra H. Lewin, editors SELF-MANAGEMENT: A Guide For the Small Community Association
Alexandria, VA: Community Associations Press, (2000). 0944715575 / 9780944715574 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
Quarto. 98 pages. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10 Dodds, Robert H. WRITING FOR TECHNICAL AND BUSINESS MAGAZINES
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (1969). Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in a very slightly shelfworn dust jacket. 
A guide to technical writing with the aim of covering all aspects of magazine article preparation. Discussions include selection of suitable subject matter, writing, editing procedure, text preparation, publication, and more. Out-of-print. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Dolan, Julie, Liz, Shiela, Monica & Lian SATELLITE SISTERS' UNCOMMON SENSES
New York: Riverhead Books/A Member of Penguin Putnam Inc., 2001. 1573222089 / 9781573222082 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. SIGNED on the title page by Liz and Lian Dolan. 
The five sisters--who live in four different cities and on two continents--discuss what they call the uncommon senses which they acquired growing up in a family of ten. The Satellite Sisters have been broadcasting their own radio show since April, 2000. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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12 Eisner, Will, illustrator; Kapper, Ivan, editor WILL EISNER'S INCREDIBLE FACTS / AMAZING STATISTICS / MONUMENTAL TRIVIA
New York, N.Y.: A Poorhouse Press Book/Harmony Books, (1974). First edition: quarto trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. What appears to be a production indentation running the width of the rear cover, else an unread, very nearly fine copy in color-illustrated wraps. 
"An enduring collection of startling-but-true nuggets about health, wealth, life, love, and the pursuit of happiness." Over 1200 items culled from 400 sources. Illustrated in b&w on every page by the comics veteran, creator of cult favorite, THE SPIRIT. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Goldberg, Natalie LIVING COLOR
New York: Bantam Books, (1997). 0553354892 / 9780553354898 First edition, first printing: Trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
SIGNED by the author, writing teacher, and painter to the title-page. Goldberg recounts her insightful journey as a writer who begins to express herself through painting. Generously illustrated with her brightly colored paintings. 154 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Haile, Berard STARLORE AMONG THE NAVAJO
Santa Fe, New Mexico: William Gannon, 1977. 0883075334 / 9780883075333 First edition thus. Reprint of the edition published by the Museum of Navajo Ceremonial Art, Inc., in 1947. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in black-and-white pictorial wraps. Octavo. 44 pages; Illustrated with charts and plates, includes two foldouts. 
Father Berard Haile (1874-1961), was a Franciscan priest who spent a lifetime studying & recording Navajo ceremonial practices. His ethnographic work was highly regarded by contemporary anthropologists and this work is based on his field notes. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15 Hill, J. Arthur. FROM AGNOSTICISM TO BELIEF: An Account Of Further Evidence Of Survival
London: Metheun & Co., (1924). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
213pp including index. A very nice copy in a vintage dust jacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Hooper, Elizabeth AMERICAN HISTORICAL DOLLS
Baltimore: Privately Printed, 1941. First edition. Hardcover. Top page edges foxed, minor dust soiling, else very nearly fine in white boards with gilt cover titles; in the original age-toned tissue dust jacket that is somewhat chipped and worn. 
Small octavo. [44] pages; museums and bibliography. A photo-illustrated selection of fifteen American Historical Dolls. Includes the first doll brought to America in 1607, the oldest doll in the US, "Polly Sumner", "Hitty", "Jenny Lind", "Nina", etc. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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17 Jacopini, Letizia, and Bettazzi, Enrico TIBALDI: A Story of Fountain-Pens and Men
Torino-London: Umberto Allemandi & C. (1998). 8842207888 / 9788842207887 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Upper corners bumped, very good plus to near fine in textured cream boards with black titles to the spine; in a very good plus to near fine dust jacket with creases and a tiny nick to upper corners and two tiny upper shelf-edge tears. Quarto. 121 pages. 
Magnificent quality production with striking color plates illuminating with fascinating detail, the history of the tibaldi pen, its nibs, promotional advertisments and catalogues, founders and company. A comprehensive, in-depth history. 
Price: 295.00 USD
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THE OCCULT INVESTIGATOR: Real Cases from the Files of X-Investigations, Johnson, Bob
18 Johnson, Bob THE OCCULT INVESTIGATOR: Real Cases from the Files of X-Investigations
New York: Citadel Press/Kensington, (2004). 0806526068 / 9780806526065 First edition, first printing: trade paperback original. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated wraps. To be SIGNED by the author at an event in our shop. 
A top paranormal investigator shares his most chilling cases: voodoo curses in the Bronx, Satanists next door, a werewolf in California, a ghost in a New York café. "A must for anyone interested in the paranormal."--Dr. Hans Holzer. 
Price: 12.95 USD
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19 Lackey, Ivan WHO AM I? Asks the Alcoholic: A Study Based on Concepts a Recovering Alcoholic Heard, Heeded, and Now Teaches
Hicksville, New York: Exposition Press, (1975). 0682481998 / 9780682481991 First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Ownership name and address to the front endpaper, mild tanning to the pastedown endpapers, else near fine in gilt-titled blue cloth; in a lightly shelfworn and rubbed dust jacket with mild fading to the spine titles. Octavo. 224 pages. 
"The disease concept of alcoholism, the principles and steps toward sobriety described herein are valid--for I have seen them work. A much needed book."--Russell L. Gould, M.D. Very scarce book published in a small quantity by this "vanity" publisher. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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20 Loffreda, Beth LOSING MATT SHEPARD: Life and Politics in the Aftermath of Anti-Gay Murder
New York: Columbia University Press, (2000). 0231118589 / 9780231118583 First edition, first printing: Review copy with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Loffreda--assistant prof at the University of Wyoming in Laramie and straight faculty advisor to the Gay Lesbian Transgender Association--observed, interviewed and researched to show the effects of the murder on the locals and its wider ramifications. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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