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2121 Voelker, Joseph C. ART AND THE ACCIDENTAL IN ANNE TYLER
Columbia, MO University Of Missouri Press 1989 0826207162 / 9780826207166 First Edition Softcover Fine  
Fine trade paperback book. Tight, bright, clean, unread. Fresh new looking gift condition book. Argues that Tyler's work merits serious critical attention. ; 8vo; 185 pages  
Price: 15.00 USD
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2122 Vogel, Donald S. A FANTASY The Untold Studio Secret
Valley House Press 1992 1879154013 / 9781879154018 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Tight, bright, clean hardback book. An artists story of the little figures he finds in his paintings while painting. Nicely illustrated with color and black and white art. Very clean throughout. Gift condition. ; Square 8vo  
Price: 25.00 USD
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2123 Vogt, Per FRIDTJOF NANSEN Explorer - Scientist - Humanitarian
Oslo, Norway Dreyers Forlag 1961 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a handsome full leather covered book in a dust jacket. The text is in English. The book would be in fine condition if not for some bumps to the top front corners and a slight effect to the pages. The leather is a fine calf in a light sea blue color with wide ribbing, gilt lines and gilt decorative design. There is a gilt title on the spine. There is a paper dust wrapper that has a tear and some chipping. The book is illustrated with photos and drawi ngs by Nansen. The frontispiece, Northern Light, is in color. A few of the plates are in color, most of the photos and drawings by Nansen are in black and white. There is also a map of the route of the "Fram" - a sledge expedition. There is also a section of cartoons as cartoonists saw Nansen - he was famous and closely followed on his explorations. Nansen was also a oceanographer, geologist, zoologist, outdoorsman, and a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Various people have written the chapters. The end papers are clean except for a trace of a pencil price erasure. The pages are clean on heavy coated paper. The top edges are gilt. This book has been well cared for except for the bumps to the upper front corners - not that distracting. This book will NOT fit into the U. S. Priority flat envelope if shipped internationally. Inquire about First Class Intl postage by air with shipping in a box. The book is 10 1/4 inches tall and 7 3/4 inches wide. Very nice. ; 8vo; 203 pages  
Price: 70.00 USD
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2124 Vollmann, William T BUTTERFLY STORIES
New York, NY Grove Press 1993 0802115020 / 9780802115027 First Edition Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a First Edtion hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. It is unclipped. This book has been well cared for. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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2125 Von Hagen, Victor W. THE SUN KINGDOM OF THE AZTECS
Cleveland, OH The World Publishing Company 1958 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Alberto Beltran 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket with an archival, see-through, removable mylar protector. The book is in near fine condition. There is a tiny bookplate of a bookstore in Lawrence, KS on the front end paper in the corner near the spine. Tight, bright, crisp, clean without any marks or writing. The book has a soft orange cloth cover with a design in black ink and a title on the spine in black ink. The cover is clean and crisp - there is a closed tear on the rear corner and a faint discoloring on the rear panel as well. The flaws on the jacket are less visible because of the mylar cover and because they are on the back panel with just a faint touch at the bottom of the spine. Well cared for First Edition will rich illustratio ns by Alberto Beltran. ; 8vo; 126 pages 
Price: 18.80 USD
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2126 Von Humboldt, Alexander KOSMOS Entwurf Einer Physischen Weltbeschreibung
Philadelphia, PA F. W. Thomas & Son 1869 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Hardback book in blind stamped copper colored cloth with gilt vignette with Humboldt bust on front cover and gilt title and design on spine. Jubilee Edition. Steel engraved portrait of von Humboldt with tissue guard. Tip of edge at top and bottom of spine has been carefully reinforced, near invisible. Corners and covers are straight, binding tight, end papers and pages clean. All edges gilt. Handsome edition in very presentable condition. In German. ; 8vo 
Price: 55.00 USD
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2127 Vorpahl, Ben Merchant MY DEAR WISTER The Frederic Remington-Owen Wister Letters
Palo Alto, CA American West Publishing Company 1972 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
Tight, bright, sparkling clean. This is a handsome, possibly unread book. The unclipped dust jacket is bright with some short closed tears and one longer one on the back panel. The covers are bright white and clean, but the spine has discolored from the sun with some spots. The jacket is now protected in a see-through, removable mylar cover. The foreward is by Wallace Stegner. Illustrated with photos and facsimiles of some the the letters and drawings. ; 8vo  
Price: 32.00 USD
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2128 Vreeken, Elizabeth ONE DAY EVERYTHING WENT WRONG
Chicago, IL Follett Publishing Company 1966 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Leonard Shortall 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. First edition stated. The book in in very good condition - there is a former owner gift note and name on the front pasted down end paper most covered by the dust jacket flap. Tight binding, clean, one tiny spot on the title page. There are no other marks or writing. The dust jacket has a spot, a tiny hard to see tear, and darkenting to the spine and fold edges. The original price is present - $1.00. No corners clipped. This is a Follett Beginning-to-Read Book. Illustrated by Leonard Shortall with a jacket cover by Mary Stevens. ; Shro; 8vo; 29 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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2129 Walch, Timothy (Editor) with Dwight M Miller, Mary E. Evans, and Kim Smith LAURA ROSE WILDER & ROSE WILDER LANE: 1937-1939
West Branch, IA Herbert Hoover Presidential Library 1992 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover Teachers Guide published in 1992 as part of the Education Programs at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library. The booklet's main feature is an exchange of letters between Laura Ingalls WIlder and Rose Wilder Lane during 1937 to 1939 while they were working on The Banks of Plum Creek and By the Shores of Silver Lake. There are some black and white photos to accompany the letters. There is also the content of a speech that Laura gave in Detroit in October 1937. There is a guide for teachers that includes questions, answers, and points of discussion. The book is 11" tall by 8 1/2" wide. 43 pages. The cover is heavy stock light gray paper with a stapled binding. There are photos of Laura and Rose printed in a blue ink on the front. The rear cover is blank. The interior is simple black and white. The condition is a sturdy and strong binding. Generally clean and bright - there is a little spot on the bottom of the rear cover. Near the little spot is a small, simple label with the name of the book and with something crossed off with a pen.. The interior pages are crisp and clean. There are no marks, no names, and no writing anywhere. There is a short tear at the bottom of one of the interior pages. Generally, well cared for. ; 4to; 42 pages 
Price: 18.50 USD
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2130 Walcott, Charels D. ANNUALS REPORTS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 1904
Washington, D C Government Printing Office 1904 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. This is a geological survey report. There are 25 double spread lithographic maps of states or clusters of states, including one of the U. S. The maps are on good quality paper and they are in near fine condition. Each map has a simple border and is tinted in a mechanically applied soft red color. The binding is tight, bright, and clean with a slight bump to the corners. The . Gilt of the title has faded. The interior pages are clean. There is a former owner name neatly written in ink on the front free end paper. This book is heavy and may require extra postage if shipped by air. ; 4to; 387 pages  
Price: 95.00 USD
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2131 Walker, Alice HORSES MAKE A LANDSCAPE LOOK MORE BEAUTIFUL
San Diego, CA Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1984 0151421692 / 9780151421695 First Edition Hardcover Fine  
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is very clean in a tight binding. The top corners are very slightly bumped. There are no marks or writing. Fresh and crisp. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean, but with the price corner clipped. ; 8vo; 79 pages  
Price: 16.00 USD
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2132 Walker, Lenore E. A. ABUSED WOMEN AND SURVIVOR THERAPY A Practical Guide for the Psychotherapist
Washington, D C American Psychological Association 1996 1557982295 / 9781557982292 First Edition Hardcover 
This is the second printing of this hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean with no marks or writing. No underlining, no wear. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. Unclilpped. Well cared for. The book is thick, on the large side, and 529 pages - it may require a little extra postage if shipped internationally. ; 8vo; 529 pages 
Price: 14.90 USD
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2133 Walker, Scott (editor) THE GRAYWOLF ANNUAL FOUR: SHORT STORIES BY MEN
St. Paul, MN Graywolf Press 1988 1555971032 / 9781555971038 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
This softcover book would be in near fine condition if not for a hint of a soft crease on the cover. The book may not have been read. Crisp, clean, tight binding. There is a tiny edge curl on one corner. Very, very clean. Stories by Kittredge, Olmstead, Carver, Ford, Dybek, Long, Baxter. ; 8vo  
Price: 11.00 USD
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2134 Wallace, Anthony F. C. ST. CLAIR A Nineteenth-Centry Coal Town's Experience with a Disaster-Prone Industry
New York Alfred A Knopf 1987 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in fine condition, very clean, bright, tight, appears to be unread. Photo illustrated. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. The Workingmen's Benevolent Association of (the town of) St. Clair is the forerunner of the United Mine Workers Union. This is a thick book and may require slight extra postage if shipped by air. A New York Times book review of the book is laid in. ; 8vo  
Price: 18.00 USD
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2135 Wallas, Lee STORIES FOR THE THIRD EAR
New York, NY W. W. Norton & Company 1985 0393700194 / 9780393700190 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket, the third edition. The book is as new except for a trace of pencil erasure on the corner of the front end paper. The unclipped dust jacket has a vertical edge crease on the inside flap of the front jacket cover, otherwise is is very clean and crisp without wear. Therapeputic stories and preparation for receptiveness in the Milton Erickson tradition. ; 8vo  
Price: 21.00 USD
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2136 Wallop, Douglass THE YEAR THE YANKEES LOST THE PENNANT
New York, NY W. W. Norton & Company 1964 Second Edition Hardcover 
This is the 1964 hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in near fine condition. The covers are a mustard colored cloth with a tight binding and straight corners. The interior is very clean; there are no marks or writing. The jacket has some short closed tears at the top of the spine. The remainder of the jacket is crisp and clean. The jacket is now protected in a see-through, removable mylar cover. Classic / Damn Yankees based on this book. The book has been well cared for. ; 8vo; 250 pages  
Price: 25.00 USD
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2137 Walpole, Hugh R. SEMANTICS The Nature of Words and Their Meaning
New York, NY W. W. Norton & Company 1941 Hardcover Very Good+  
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book is tight and clean with a touch of wear to the corners of the green cloth cover and a former owner name and date on the front end paper. There are no other marks or writing. ; 8vo  
Price: 16.00 USD
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DEAR HARRIET Letters from a WW II Marine in the Pacific, Walsh, G. F. Jerry
2138 Walsh, G. F. Jerry DEAR HARRIET Letters from a WW II Marine in the Pacific
Minneapolis Galde Press, Inc. 1995 1880090260 / 9781880090268 First Edition Softcover; First Printing Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Photos Signed by Author
Fine softback book that is tight, solid, bright, clean. Possibly unread, Poignant and informative letters home from soldier who fought in the Pacific. The letters cover 39 months. ; 8vo; Signed by Author 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2139 Walters, L D'O (with Harry Clarke, Illustrator) THE YEAR'S AT THE SPRING An Anthology of Recent Poetry
London George G. Harrap & Co, Ltd. 1920 Hardcover Near Fine Illustrated by Harry Clarke 
This is the London, September 1920 Edition - a handsome trade edition, hardcover book of poetry illustrated by Harry Clarke and compiled by L D'O Walters. (1920 on the title page and First Published September 1920 on the copyright page) . The covers are a spring green cloth with decorative border in bright gilt on the front cover and gilt titles on the spine. The binding is tight, corners and spine straight. There is a faint hint of wear at the tips of the corners. Very clean. Well cared for. The end papers are also a soft spring green. There is a former owner gift note and date on the front free end paper. There are no other marks or writing. There is a slight raise to the cloth on the rear end paper possibly from the removal of a tiny price or bookstore label. The interior pages are crisp and clean. There are 24 full page illustrations, 12 in color, including the frontispiece, and 12 in black ink on a beige tone background. The half title page has a large line drawing in black and white. There are numerous black ink drawings within the text and as tailpieces (chapter end decorative drawings) . The Introduction is by Harold Monro. Poets - Belloc, Brooke, Chesterton, De la Mare, Yeats and many more. The Clarke illustratio ns are fantastical and serious, many in plentiful pastels. ; 4to; 128 pages 
Price: 545.00 USD
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2140 Wanamaker, John PHILADELPHIA A GUIDE A Friendly Guide-Book to Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA John Wanamaker 1950 Softcover Near Fine  
This is a softcover book with a copyright date of 1917, but with some statistics in the rear of the book with a 1950 date in it. The book has a color illustration on the cover which is clean and with a touch of edge wear in a single location. The interior pages are crisp and clean. The book is illustrated with black and white half-tone photographs of significant landmarks, including the Wanamaker Department Store. There is information and a map with political statistics at the rear. From this section is a this paragraph - One thousand cigars are made in Philadelphia each minute of the working day, and during each second Philadelphia produces 12 loaves of bread, 10 pairs of stockings, 1 steel saw, 1 man's hat, 50 newspapers and a half yard of carpet. Every hour sees a new trolley care finished and every 23 1/2 hours a new locomotive is ready for service. ; 8vo; 48 pages  
Price: 15.00 USD
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