Partial Inventory of Rare Books at The Village Booksmith
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Title Author Publisher Year  Price  Location Notes
Women, Past and Present Wade Tegg 1865  $   60.00 1E broken binding
Natural and Experimental Philosophy Richard Green Parker Barnes 1852  $   49.50 1E broken binding
Frank's Search for Sea Shells H.F.Parker American Tract Society 1866  $ 300.00 1E SOLD 12/22/2020
The First Principles of Chemistry Nicholson Robinson 1796  $ 325.00 1E 3rd edition
A Dissertation on the Use of Sea-Water In the Diseases of the Glands Russel 1752  $ 400.00 1E
Aus Natur und Wissenchaft Buchner Thomas 1869  $   40.00 1E in German
The Green Book Culverwell 1841  $ 100.00 1E 11th ed.; treatment of venereal disease SOLD 6/29/2020
French Grammar Bernard Cushing 1837  $   80.00 1E 2nd ed.
Lives of Charles Lee and Joseph Reed Sparks Little & Brown 1848  $   25.00 1E vol. 8 of the Library of American Biography. Pages uncut.
Lives of Edward Prebleand William Penn Sparks Little & Brown 1847  $   25.00 1E vol. 12 of the Library of American Biography.  Pages uncut.
The New American Speaker Zachos Rollo 1859  $   15.00 1E loose cover & pages
King James Bible Cowan 1854  $   60.00 1E SOLD 12/30/2019
Everybody's Guide or Things Worth Knowing Moore The World 1884  $   20.00 1E loose binding
Historia y Anthologia de la Poesia Castellana Robles Aguilar 1946  $   45.00 1E beautiful fore-edge;  H20 damage + ink.
A Glimpse Into My Garden Thompson Thorold 1903  $ 200.00 1E poems by "Thornapple"  bound in snakeskin!
The United States with an Excursion into Mexico Baedeker Baedeker 1899  $   75.00 1E travel guide w/ cool maps;  leather cover.
Goethe's West-Easterly Divan Weiss Roberts Bro. 1877  $   75.00 1E poetry
Homeri Ilias Clarke 1802  $ 125.00 1E vol.2 only; in Greek; broken cover
Lameness in the Horse Percivall Longman 1849  $ 135.00 1E 2-vol. set
Life and Times of Aodh O'Neill Mitchel Haverti 1868  $ 100.00 1E
The Life of Major General Zachary Taylor Montgomery Derby, Miller, & Co. 1850  $   45.00 1E SOLD 1/31/2020
Beneath the Moors Lumley Arkham 1974  $   25.00 Arkham shelf
The Horror at Oakdeene & Others Lumley Arkham 1977  $   60.00 Arkham shelf
The Caller of the Black Lumley Arkham 1971  $   65.00 Arkham shelf
The Hounds of Tindalos Long Panther 1975  $   40.00 1E New.
The Wind From a Burning Woman Bear Arkham 1983  $   25.00 Arkham shelf first edition
Green Tea and Other Ghost Stories Fanu Arkham 1945  $ 175.00 1E
Skull-Face and Others Howard Neville Spearman 1974  $   45.00 1E SOLD 7/10/19 reprint of Arkham House edition.  a.k.a. Skull-Face Omnibus.
Prison of Ice Axton Lippincott 1976  $ 130.00 1E Dean Koontz psuedonym.  First Ed.
Our Artist in Peru Carleton Carleton 1866  $   49.50 1E ex-lib.;.  Hinge repair.
History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark New Amsterdam 1902  $ 200.00 1E 3 vols.; reprint of the 1814 edition.
The Bishop's Crime Bailey Stamford House 1946  $   12.00 Noir Mystery PB; A Pony Book.
The Shadow Detective Old Sleuth Westbrock ?  $   25.00 1E PB.
Tigrero Siemel Ace 1953  $   30.00 1E PB
Tough Guy (Long Haul) Bezzerides Lion 1953  $   30.00 1E PB
Asylum Seabrook Bantam 1947  $   70.00 1E PB; "An alcoholic takes the cure."
Truckin' With Furney Catch Marcus Ice Cream Spaniard  1970  $   30.00 1E PB
The Co-Eds Savage Lighthouse 1965  $   20.00 1E PB; "Cram session!"
The Reader is Warned Dickson Pocket 1945  $   15.00 1E PB
Venus on the Half-Shell Trout Dell 1974  $   25.00 1E PB; 1st printing.
A Darkness in my Soul Koontz Daw 1972  $   15.00 Horror PB; 1st edition.
Morlock Night Jeter Daw 1979  $   25.00 1E PB; 1st printing.
Queen of Blood Nuetzel Greenleaf 1966  $   75.00 1E PB; "Vampire lover of all men!"
An American Bible Hubbard Roycrofters 1911  $   40.00 1E 1st printing;  sepia on linen.  Not really a "bible," but a set of biographies of famous Americans.
The Anglican Breviary Lakeside / Donnelly 1998  $   90.00 1E reprint of 1955 Divine Office of the Western Church.
The Modern New Testament From the Aramaic Lamsa DeVorss 1998  $   60.00 1E PB
The Deserted Village Goldsmith Porter & Coates 1885?  $   20.00 1E tooled leather or snakeskin cover.
To And Again Brooks Knopf 1930  $   75.00 1E Freddy the Pig; later renamed Freddy Goes to Florida.
Alderbrook: A Collection of Fanny Forester's Village Sketches Poems Etc Chubbuck Ticknor 1850  $   19.50 1E Vol. 2 only.
The Literary Reader Cathcart, ed. Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor, & Co. 1880  $   15.00 1E
Days of Power in the Forest Temple Hughes John Bent & Co. 1873  $   60.00 1W "A review of the wonderful work of God at 14 national camp-meetings, from 1867-1872."
History of the Progress and Suppression of the Reformation in Spain in the Sixteenth Century McCrie Presbyterian Board 1842  $   49.50 1W some foxing to pages.
History of the Kentucky Derby O'Connor 1921  $   75.00 1W
Poems of Cheer Wilcox Gay & Hancock Ltd. 1910  $   25.00 1W embossed leather cover, missing spine
Poems of Passion Wilcox Gay & Bird 1905  $   18.00 1W back cover detached, missing spine
The Spell of Egypt Hichens Bernhard Tauchnitz ?  $   15.00 1W front cover almost detached
Ritual for Local Camps Royal Neghbors of America Royal Neighbors of America 1951  $   19.50 1W
Character, Juvenile, and Other Poems Pollard M.A. Donohue & Co. 1902  $   25.00 1W embossed cover
How Women Should Ride De Hurst Harper & Brothers 1892  $   90.00 1W broken binding
Die Schweiz Baedeker Baedeker 1905  $   30.00 1W In German; 31st ed.; embossed cover; spine close to breaking; contains map; postcard between pages
Switzerland Baedeker Baedeker 1938  $   40.00 1W 28th ed.; embossed cover; contains map (falling out)
The Popes of Rome Long The Menace Publishing Company 1914  $   30.00 1W PB; 2nd ed.; "The World's Greatest Publisher of Anti-Papal Literature"
Sun Hunting Roberts The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers 1922  $   50.00 1W
Valentino As I Knew Him Ullman Macy-Masius 1926  $   50.00 1W 1st ed.
Wisconsin Thwaites Houghton Mifflin 1908  $   75.00 1W embossed cover
A Star for a Night Janis William Rickey & Company 1911  $   30.00 1W embossed cover; cover has a (ripped) cameo photo glued on the front
The Irish Wolfdog Hogan and Graham Cahill & Co. 1972  $   75.00 1W
Chants from Shangri-La Still, ed. 1939  $   30.00 1W contains a handwritten Christmas card from the editor
Cassell Prairie: A Wisconsin Neighborhood Babington Democrat Printing Company 1950  $   65.00 1W signed; contains card advertising the publication of the book
India in World Politics Das B.W. Huebsch, Inc. 1923  $   85.00 1W contains letter from the author (and a tiny envelope!)
The Nuptial Flight Masters Boni & Liveright 1923  $   40.00 1W inscribed by author
Modern Technique for Beauty Culturists McGrath B-M-H Publishing Conpany not Inc. 1929  $   15.00 1W signed by author
A Boston Boy: The first martyr to American liberty Baensch George Banta Publishing Co. 1924  $   90.00 1W Bookplate inside front cover says "Books are each a world"
The Daily News Almanac and Political Register for 1898 Plumbe, compiler The Chicago Daily News Co. 1898  $   50.00 1W PB; some cover damage
Rip: A game protector Meek Alfred A. Knopf 1952  $   35.00 1W Illustration of a dog on cover
Tom Swift and his Ocean Airport Appleton Grosset & Dunlap 1934  $ 100.00 1W
Secrets of the Great Whiskey Ring McDonald Belford, Clarke & Co. 1880  $   35.00 1W
A Mortal Antipathy Holmes Houghton Mifflin & Co. 1885  $   25.00 1W Embossed picture of a winged urn with spectacles (?) on front cover
History of the Conquest of Mexico Prescott McKay 1843  $   75.00 1W 3 volume set; embossed leather spines; vol. 1 front and back covers detached
The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft Gissing Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd. 1904  $   25.00 1W embossed leather cover
Sanz del Rio de Azcarate Editorial Tecnos 1969  $   30.00 1W embossed leather spine
Tall Base-ball Stories Little/Amarant Association Press 1948  $ 125.00 1W hardcover with dustjacket
Nahkom: The Woman of Waupaca Rosholt Rosholt House 1974  $   25.00 1W PB; signed by author
Revolution for the Hell of It Free (Hoffman) Pocket Books 1970  $   15.00 Labor & the Left PB; originally published by The Dial Press, Inc.
Victory over Myself Patterson Scholastic Book Services 1963  $    9.00 1W PB; first edition
Highways and Byways in Fairyland Ransome Alston Rivers 1906  $   60.00 1W Pinafore Library SOLD! 5/12/2021
Fleetwood Mac: The Authorized History Graham Warner Books 1978  $   15.00 Contemporary Music Biography PB
Six Months in Mexico Bly American Publishers ~1888  $ 250.00 1W by Nellie Bly.  Very scarce.
For Bond Lovers Only Lane Dell 1965  $   15.00 Mysteries under "Fleming" PB
The Dam Busters Brickhill Ballantine Books 1962  $    4.95 WW2 PB; fourth printing SOLD! 4/17/2021
Do It! Scenarios of the Revolution Rubin Ballantine Books 1970  $   12.95 Labor & the Left PB; "Read this book stoned!"
Guerrilla Warfare Guevara Vintage Books/Random House 1968  $   15.00 General Military PB
English Grammar in Familiar Lectures Kirkham Alling, Seymour, & Co. 1846  $   45.00 1W Includes a foldout compendium of English grammar rules
Old Kaskaskia Catherwood Houghton, Mifflin & Co. 1894  $   45.00 1W hardcover with disintegrating dustjacket
My Summer in a Garden Warner James R. Osgood & Co. 1871  $   45.00 1W
The Fairyland of Science Buckley Henry Altemus 1899  30 or 20  1W Embossed flowers on cover SOLD! 2/5/2021
The Trees, Fruits, and Flowers of the Bible Cook The American Tract Society 1846  $   45.00 1W
Mamma's Stories about Domestic Pets Cupples T. Nelson & Sons 1879  $   20.00 1W cool embossed cover
The Practice of Religion Knowles Edwin S. Gorham, Inc. 1930  $   25.00 1W embossed cross on cover
Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There Carroll The Mershon Company ?  $   40.00 1W illustration on cover
Young Prince Gonzaga Ernest / Etienne The Josephite Press 1944  $   45.00 2W published by Brothers of Holy Cross, Watertown
Randolph the Bear Who Said No Nelson Wonder Books 1946  $   35.00 2W picture book; Wonder Books--with the WASHABLE COVERS
The Children's Book Lawrence Whitman Publishing Company 1930  $   50.00 2W picture book; some pages falling out; cover damage
Struwwelpeter Hoffmann George Routledge & Sons, Limited ?  $   50.00 2W picture book; cover damage; creepy picture of a kid on cover
Palmyra Piso William and Robert Chambers 1839  $   35.00 2W spine broken
America Blake ? ?  $   45.00 2W Monochrome reproduction of original 1793 work
Pharaohs, Fellahs and Explorers Edwards Harper & Brothers 1891  $   35.00 2W first few pages falling out; gold embossing on cover
Tifaifai and Quilts of Polynesia Hammond University of Hawaii Press 1986  $   40.00 2W PB; includes several pages of color plates inside
The Boy Scouts Yearbook McGuire & Mathiews D. Appleton & Co. 1916  $ 300.00 2W Inscription: Belongs to Henry Ringling Jr. from his Father Sept 13 - 1917
Walk with Wick: The Tree Dog Encyclopedia Wick ? 1985  $ 200.00 2W Includes a signed letter from the author
The Vice-Admiralty Courts and the American Revolution Ubbelohde University of North Carolina Press 1960  $ 100.00 2W
Plowman's Folly and A Second Look Faulkner Island Press 1987  $ 250.00 2W
The Horse's Mind Rees Prentice Hall Press 1985  $   95.00 2W
Alai! Alai! Rickmers F.A. Brodhaus 1930  $ 100.00 2W signed by author; photograph of the author glued in front cover; in German
Ennin's Travels in T'ang China Reischauer Ronald Press Company 1955  $   75.00 2W missing DJ
Mineralogie und Geologie fur Schweizerische Mittelschulen Frey G. Freytag A.G. 1931  $   35.00 2W includes a plate of color photos; in German
English--White Hmong Dictionary McKibben ? 1993  $   25.00 Foreign Language PB; "This dictionary was produced using WordPerfect 5.1 for DOS and WordPerfect 5.2 for Windows and printed using a Hewlett Packard Laserjet 4M printer"
Lumberjack Meader Quinn & Boden Company, Inc. 1939  $   30.00 2W 4th printing
Scholar-Gipsies Buchan Ballantyne, Hanson, & Co. ?  $   35.00 1W second edition
Monuments in Cedar Keithahn Roy Anderson 1945  $   35.00 3W Signed by the author
Wisconsin in Story and Song Rounds & Hippensteel, ed. The Parker Educational Company 1916  $   50.00 1W
Badger's Beech Trevor Charter House Publishers Inc. 1978  $ 200.00 2W PB; cute animal illustrations
Badger's Wood Trevor Criterion Books 1959  $   25.00 2W no DJ
Woody Sez Guthrie Grosset & Dunlap 1975  $   25.00 Music PB; first edition
Can Small Business Survive? Proxmire Henry Regnery Company 1964  $   25.00 Current Politics
Gunfight at Ingalls Shirley Barbed Wire Press 1990  $   65.00 2W signed by author; first edition
Anecdotes of Scott Hogg Edinburgh University Press 1999  $   95.00 2W
Filly Kirby E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc. 1938  $   15.00 Poetry no DJ; interesting artwork of horse dressed as a girl on cover
Tales of the Thirty-Second Garlock Badger Publishing Company 1927  $   75.00 2W scarce; signed by author
The Time Tunnel Herman, pub. Hermes Press 2009  $ 150.00 2W P.B.; "Two scientists trapped in time!"; reprint of comics from 1966-67
Wagons, Mules, and Men Eggenhofer Hastings House Publishers 1961  $   95.00 2W Sepia toned old west scene on cover
One Horse, One Hundred Miles, One Day Savitt Dodd, Mead, & Company 1981  $   25.00 Horsey Literature picture of man on horseback on cover
Flashbacks Leary G.P. Putnam's Sons 1990  $   75.00 2W P.B.; signed by author
That Comic Primer Bellew G.W. Carleton & Co. 1877  $   60.00 1W Exceptionally rare, 1st ed.
Moore's Poetical Works Moore Johnson, Fry, & Co. ~1860?  $   30.00 1W SOLD 12/22/2020 Great engravings!
Pennsylvania-German Dictionary Lambert Schiffer Limited 1977  $   30.00 German P.B.; scarce
Autobiography and Reminiscences of Theophilus Noel Noel Theo. Noel Company Print 1904  $ 200.00 2W
Alaskan Tales Annabel A.S. Barnes and Company 1953  $ 250.00 3W Portrait of a hunter and three wolves on cover
Wisconsin Farmer Powers, Hoyt, & Hoyt, eds. Powers & Hoyt 1858  $   95.00 Agriculture
Dogs As I See Them Dawson Grosset & Dunlap 1937  $ 100.00 2W scarce; adorable sketch of sleeping dog on cover
Terry Nation's Dalek Annual 1977 Nation World Distributors (Manchester) Limited 1976  $   35.00 2W SOLD 1/2/20  rare; includes letter from Simon Delaney; illustration of Daleks of cover
Crossing the Tracks of Columbus Seiler Mittler 1992  $   75.00 2W translated from German
Snetterton Falcons 96th Bomb Group Doherty & Ward Taylor Publishing Company 1989  $ 140.00 2W rare
Soils of Wisconsin Hole University of Wisconin Press 1976  $   75.00 2W
Tree Anatomy Shigo Sherwin/Dodge 1994  $ 120.00 2W signed by author; 1st ed.; photo of close up of part of tree on cover
Bloodstone Pass Niles & Dobson TSR Inc. 1985  $   75.00 2W "Official Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Battle System Fantasy Game Adventure"; includes booklets, die-cut counters, and 3-D "adventrue fold-up sheets"
The Rejuvenation of Mama and Papa Goose Pancoast Britton Publishing Company 1916  $   60.00 2W folded paper doily inside front cover
Hitch Wagons for City Driving & More Carriage Museum of America Carriage Museum of America 2002?  $   45.00 2W SOLD 12/11/20 
Art Masterpieces of the 1933 World's Fair Exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago Bulliet The North-Mariano Press 1933  $   15.00 2W blue paint smudge on cover
The Wisconsin Sheriff and Deputy Wyrick, ed. The Wisconsin Sheriffs & Deputy Sheriffs Association 1964  $   15.00 2W Softcover quarterly journal; Picture on front of Sauk County Sheriff Mike Spencer
The Saturday Evening Post Hibbs, ed. The Curtis Publishing Company 1961  $   10.00 2W cover tearing off; includes article on Frank Lloyd Wright: " The triumphs and scandals of a genius"
France: Son Histoire Montorgueil A.Taffin-Lefort 1898?  $   95.00 2W in French; children's book with illustrations
The Tropic Lightning in Korea: 25th Infantry Division Pullen, Christensen & Totten, eds. Albert Love Enterprises 1954  $ 125.00 2W Picture of Korea with large lightning bolt on cover
An Introduction to Hawaii Adams & Joesting 5 Associates 1964  $   75.00 2W Signed by both Ansel Adams and Edward Joesting.  Weak binding. SOLD 1/11/21.
Little Wars Wells Macmillan 1973  $   45.00 2W Foreward by Isaac Asimov.
Min-Ne-Wau-Kan Wilder, ed. The Senior Class of Baraboo High School 1931  $   35.00 2W
Min-Ne-Wau-Kan Dithmar, ed. The Senior Class of Baraboo High School 1932  $   35.00 2W
Minnewaukan Duncan, ed. Baraboo High School 1952  $   20.00 2W "H.I. Dale" in corner
Minnewaukan Duncan, ed. Baraboo High School 1952  $   20.00 2W "Annuals Room" in corner
Minnewaukan Duncan, ed. Baraboo High School 1952  $   20.00 2W nothing inscribed
Minnewaukan Baraboo High School 1953  $   25.00 2W
Minnewaukan Baraboo High School 1954  $   25.00 2W
Minnewaukan Baraboo High School 1955  $   25.00 2W
Minnewaukan Baraboo High School 1956  $   25.00 2W
Minnewaukan: Take a new look! Fiese & Kujawa, eds. Baraboo High School 1988  $   25.00 2W
Minnewaukan Becker & Hein, eds. Baraboo High School 1994  $   25.00 2W Photo of Devil's Lake on cover
Minnewaukan: Baraboo Senior High Kohlhoff, ed. Baraboo High School 1995  $   25.00 2W
Minnewaukan: 125th Anniversary Chickering (yearbook advisor) Baraboo High School 1997  $   25.00 2W
Minnewaukan: A year like no other Proctor, ed. Baraboo High School 1999  $   25.00 2W
Minnewaukan: Seize Life, Carpe Diem ? Baraboo High School 2008  $   25.00 2W shrinkwrapped
Minnewaukan: Color outside the lines Jensen & Defiel, eds. Baraboo High School 2010  $   25.00 2W
Minnewaukan: For your eyes only Strock, designer Baraboo High School 2015  $   25.00 2W
Tychoberahn Madison High School 1916  $   45.00 2W
The Badger University of Wisconsin 1958  $   30.00 2W
The Badger University of Wisconsin 1961  $   30.00 2W
The Badger Thoma, ed. The Junior Class of the University of Wisconsin 1928  $   35.00 2W removed from collection due to water damage.
The Badger Grube, ed. The Junior Class of the University of Wisconsin 1929  $   35.00 2W removed from collection due to water damage.
The Children's Book of Trees Knott Editorial Associates 1949  $   50.00 2W colorful illustrations on cover
The Children's Book of Roads Knott & Gagnier University Press of New Brunswick 1952  $    9.95 2W colorful illustrations on cover; binding broken
Nell Gwynne of Old Drury Downing Rand, McNally & Co. 1901  $   17.95 The Way Back
Loneliness Carruth The Janus Press 1976  $ 225.00 2W signed; printed from original blocks; number 104 of 150 prints in this edition
The Hand Painted Chop Suey Coughlin (Roundy) Straus Printing Co. 1933  $   50.00 2W signed; some cover damage
Ten Days the Shook the World Reed Martin Lawrence Ltd. 1932  $   19.50 Russia History cover falling off
Wood's Natural History Wood Gilbert H. McKibbin 1899  $   20.00 2W
Little Brown Koko Hunt American Colortype Company 1940  $   25.00 3W
Little Brown Koko Has Fun Hunt American Colortype Company 1945  $   25.00 3W
Polished Ebony Cohen Dodd, Mead, & Company 1919  $   20.00 3W
The Story of Little Black Sambo Bannerman Applewood Books ?  $   15.00 3W Applewood Books reprint of 1921 edition
The Cocoa Dancer Rue Albert Whitman and Company 1945  $   48.50 3W
The Tale of Corally Crothers Gay Grosset & Dunlap 1932  $   25.00 3W
All Kinds of Kids Garman Thompson & Thomas 1907  $   50.00 3W Slim softcover picture book with moveable flaps to rearrange outfits on children around the world
Ten Little Colored Boys Gondor Howell, Soskin Publishers 1942  $ 100.00 3W SOLD 3/18/21
American Prospects Sternfeld Chronicle Books 1994  $   45.00 3W PB; book of photography
Bagatelles Smith College Tomkins, McIndoe & Co. 1898  $   20.00 3W 1898 Yearbook, Smith College (Capon House)
An Uplands Reader II Meudt, ed. Uplands Writers, Inc. 1981  $   25.00 3W PB; signed, scarce
Wagons that Wear Swab Wagon Co. R.S. Peck & Co. ?  $   65.00 3W LJ Consignment; price written inside book says $45; catalog for Swab Wagon Co.
Horse-Drawn Carriages Brown, compiler ? 1961  $   25.00 3W "A selection of facsimile reproductions of horse drawn vehicles"
100 Horse Drawn Carriages Brown, compiler Quartilles International Limited 1973  $   20.00 3W
J.A. Lawton & Co., Coach Builders and Harness Makers J.A. Lawton & Co. Coach Builders and Harness Makers ? ?  $   50.00 3W PB catalogue
Revised Price List Applying to Catalogue No. 20 Kopf Mfg. Co. Inc. Kopf Mfg. Co. Inc. 1942  $   30.00 3W PB catalogue
Webster Unabridged Webster American Book - Stratford Press, Inc. F  $   50.00 3W book of comics
Grouse of the North Shore Gullion Willow Creek Press 1984  $   90.00 3W signed by author and photographer; photo of grouse on cover
Mom at War Parnell PFLP Publishing, LLC 2005  $   90.00 3W signed by author; sketch of woman from 1945 on cover
Rainbowfishes of Australia and Papua New Guinea Allen & Cross T.F.H. Publications, Inc. 1982  $   30.00 3W color photo of fish on cover
Woodstock Handmade Houses Haney & Ballantine Random House 1976  $   50.00 3W PB; 3rd printing
Rainbowfishes in Nature and in the Aquarium Allen Tetra-Verlag 1995  $   30.00 3W scarce; color photos of fish on cover
Cub Scout Fun Book Kenower Boy Scouts of America 1956  $    6.50 3W illustration of boy doing craft project on cover
Eagles, Bulldogs & Tigers Hayward, ed. 22nd Bomb Squadron Association 1997  $   85.00 3W SOLD!  8/26/2019 
Better Golf Without Practice Morrison Simon & Schuster 1940  $ 200.00 3W
The World Crisis: 1911-1918 Churchill Macmillan & Co. 1942  ?  3W signed
Memoirs of a Tattooist Burchett & Leighton Oldbourne Book Company Ltd 1958  $ 300.00 3W 1st English edition
An Encyclopedia of Fairies Briggs Pantheon Books 1976  $ 200.00 3W
Subterfuge Fontaine A.B. Fontaine 1934  $   35.00 3W
Life of Abraham Lincoln Howells Abraham Lincoln Association 1938  $ 100.00 3W
The Kentucky Lincolns on Mill Creek McMurtry Department of Lincolniana Lincoln Memorial University 1939  $   60.00 3W signed by author; "This book is limited to 250 copies of which this is number 17"
"Call Me Sam" A biography of Samuel Nelson Pickard Pickard (Dorothea Wilgus) Wisconsin House Ltd. 1972  $   35.00 3W 1st ed.; includes note/ephemera from author/wife of biography subject
The Rise of the Meritocracy 1870-2033 The new elite of our social revolution Young Random House 1959  $   45.00 3W
Thursday's Child Kitt Duell, Sloan & Pearce 1956  $   40.00 3W 1st ed.; photo of Eartha Kitt on cover
Trouble on the Trace Person Ariel Books 1954  $   30.00 3W illustration of people on horseback and a fox on cover
Silver Saga Smith Pruett Publishing Company 1974  $   95.00 3W 1st ed.; scarce HC
When a Woman Wills: A narrative history of Ripon, Wisconsin women Thomann Ripon Community Printers 1981  $   35.00 3W signed; rare; sketch of embroidery, books, and a candle on cover
A "Compendium"* of Muskie Angling History Ramsell Echo Printing 1982?  $ 110.00 3W illustration of muskie on cover; "*A compendium gathers together and presents in concise or in outline form all the essential facts and details of a subject."
I Can See Clearly Now: Ryne Duren talks from the heart about life, baseball, and alcohol Duren & Sabellico Aventine Press, LLC 2003  $   25.00 Baseball PB; inscribed/signed by author
Mary and I: Forty years with the Sioux Riggs W.G. Holmes 1880  $   60.00 3W
Sawdust in his Shoes McGraw Coward-McCann, Inc. 1950  $ 350.00 1E tenth impression; illustration of man upside down on one hand on circus horse on dust jacket
Sawdust in his Shoes McGraw Coward-McCann, Inc. 1950  $ 300.00 1E eighth impression; ex-lib; no DJ
Company Coming: Six decades of hospitality, do-it-yourself and otherwise Stout Exposition Press 1958  $ 100.00 3W 1st ed.; signed by author
Prostitution in Europe Flexner The Century Co. 1914  $   75.00 3W contains letter from Zona Gale
Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls: Or war on the white slave trade: The greatest crime in the world's history Bell G.S. Ball 1910  $   40.00 3W "Thirty-two pages of striking pictures showing the workings of the blackest slavery that has ever stained the human race"
Queer People Graham Grosset & Dunlap 1931  $   75.00 1W eleventh printing
The Complete Book of Violets Coon A.S. Barnes and Co., Inc. 1977  $   60.00 3W signed, with letter from author laid in; illustration of yellow violets on cover
University Directory Foss, pub. University of Wisconsin 1939  $   14.00 3W PB; cover damage; "Buy your books from Jerry" on spine
Automobile Routes of Wisconsin, N.E. Illinois and Eastern Minnesota King's Official Route Guide Fred Klein Co. 1917?  $   40.00 3W includes fold-out map of the area
Ship Building and Boat Building in Sturgeion Bay, Wisconsin from the Beginning to 1985 Christianson Carl Raymond Christianson 1989  $   29.50 3W PB
Indian Creek Massacre and Captivity of Hall Girls: Black Hawk War, 1832 Scanlan Reic Publishing Company  $   85.00 3W second edition
Oshkosh The Brave: Chief of the Wisconsin Menominees, and his family Nichols (Lookaround) Castle-Pierce Company 1954  $   95.00 3W 1st edition, signed
Stable Secrets Mills Ward & Lock 1863  $   60.00 3W embossed illustration of a horse and a sneaking man on cover
Irish Race in America Condon Ford's National Library 1887  $ 125.00 3W gold on page edges
The Horse's Mouth Mayhew Messrs. Fores ?  $   75.00 3W 2nd ed.
Poole Bros' Celestial Handbook Colas, comp./ed. Poole Bros 1892  $   90.00 3W SOLD 5/5/21
Powder, People and Place: Badger ordnance works and the Sauk prairie Goc New Past Press, Inc. 2002  $   95.00 3W signed; photo of Badger Ordnance Works and prairie grasses on cover SOLD 5/4/21
Mars and Its Canals -  Lowell The Macmillan Company 1908  $ 150.00 3W SOLD 7/3/19
A Critical History of Rationalism in Germany Saintes Simpkin, Marshall, and Co. 1849  $   95.00 3W
The New Military Humanism Chomsky Common Courage Press 1999  $   50.00 Labor & the Left
Dialect in Swahili/A Grammar of Dialectic Changes in the Kiswahili Language Stigand Cambridge University Press 1915  $ 150.00 3W
Galloping Ghosts: The story of the Kentucky Derby 1875-1933 Henry Herald Post Incorporated 1934  $   25.00 3W PB; drawing of horse race on cover
Mr. Kennedy We Challenge You Harris Knightsbridge Christian Puublications 1960  $   50.00 3W PB; Subtitle: A Challenge to Senator John Kennedy including fifty-five subjects for debate on the proposition "Resolved: that a Roman Catholic president cannot impartially defend the constitution and advance the true welfare of the United States while remaining true to his religion."
Eleven Aztec Songs Ceely Inkwell Printers 1974  "100???"  3W PB; Aztec illustration on cover
Why Men Rebel Gurr Princeton University Press 1970  $   25.00 Psychology PB
The Lobster Books Hatch Houghton Mifflin Company Boston/The Riverside Press Cambridge 1951  $   95.00 3W The Curious Lobster and the The Curious Lobster's Island; illustration of lobster and crabs on cover
Astronomica Manilii/Hovsman Cambridge University Press 1932  $ 120.00 3W in Latin
The Adventures of Haroun Er Raschid and other Tales from the Arabian Nights Olcott Henry Holt Company 1923  $   45.00 3W gold embossing on cover
Historical Sketch of Baraboo: Memorials of a half century Canfield ? 1891  ?  3W lots of newspaper clippings, some old photographs slipped in pages
The Law of Population: Its consequences and its bearing upon human conduct and morals Besant Freethought Publishing Company 1891  $   10.00 3W cover completely detached
Our Babies: Their feeding, care, and training Bundesen ? 1940  $   30.00 3W back of book contains penciled in record for a baby born in Reedsburg in 1942
Cub Scrap Book ? ? 1950s  $   20.00 3W bound in string; pages blank; newspaper clipping and art project in between pages
"Black Jacob," A Monument of Grace:The life of Jacob Hodges, an African Negro Eddy American Sunday School Union 1842  $   50.00 3W severe cover damage
Katsu, The Fisherman Woodhull & Berkey Woodhull & Berkey 1937  $   49.50 3W PB; signed by author
Redridge and its Steel Dam Monette Weldon H. Curtin 1992  $   60.00 3W PB
The Gnome's Almanack Morpurgo Herbert Dubler, Inc. 1942  $   25.00 4W broken binding; illustration of gnome and insects on cover
Pony Carriages Offord & Sons Limited Cheney & Sons, Printers ?  $   19.50 4W PB; photo of pony and carriage
The Magnificent Squeak Hyer The Saalfield Publishing Company 1929  ?  4W comes in matching box
The Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Anekona Hawaii Anekona Hawaii 1969  $   29.50 4W PB
The Saga of Andy Burnett White Doubleday & Co. 1947  $ 150.00 4W No DJ
Mystery in Mission Valley Barnett & Barnett Oxford University Press 1947  $ 650.00 4W damaged DJ
Chelkash and Other Stories Gorky Alfred A. Knopf 1929  $   12.00 PB Fiction
The Townsend Plan Brinton Old Age Revolving Pensions, Ltd. 1936  $   40.00 4W "W"
Rain on the Roe Monaghan Forward Press Limited 2001  $   25.00 4W PB; includes letter from author and dried plant in plastic bag
The Jabez Brown Twins Brown & Brown  ? 1948  $   50.00 4W PB; Madison history, rare, "W"
Selected Messages of our Lord and our Blessed Lady Given to Clemente Dominguez Gomez (Stigmatist) Seer of Palmar de Troya (Spain) S.M. McKeown, ed. S.M. McKeown 1973?  $   60.00 4W PB; "W"
Man as Interpreter Mumford Harcourt, Brace and Company 1951  not for sale  4W
Sailing Canoes American Canoe Association American Canoe Association 1980?  $   35.00 Paddling PB
Epistles and Gospels Extra Large Type Edition William J. Hirten Company 1941  $ 200.00 4W "W"; "In grateful memory of Leo Murphy Family who donated this book 1947
Paramours of the Creoles Ebeyer Windmill Publishing Company 1945  $   75.00 4W signed by the author; includes the map
I Got Ya, Elvis, I Got Ya! Page Pages' Publishing Inc.  $   50.00 4W PB; "E"; scarce; signed; first printing
The Vicksburg Campaign Vilas Wisconsin History Commission 1908  $   35.00 Civil War "W"
Mushrooms on the Moor Boreham The Abingdon Press 1915?  $ 300.00 4W ex. Scarce
Wild Flowers of Louisiana Dormon Doubleday, Doran & Company 1934  $ 125.00 4W "W"; very scarce; ex-lib. Copy; embossed flowers on cover
The Philistine Volume XIII Hubbard The Society of the Philistines 1901  $   29.50 4W
Hermetic Philosophy "Styx" Sterling Publishing Company 1915  $   70.00 4W two volumes; scarce
Un Niño en la Revolucion Mexicana Iduarte Gráfica Panamericana S. de R.L. 1954  $   35.00 4W signed by author; broken binding
Hot Rod Felsen E.P. Dutton & Company/Bantam Books 1950  $   25.00 4W PB; ; illustration of young man, woman, and hot rod car on cover; "The thrill-packed story of a daring young driver"
Tundra III Carpenter Todd Communications 1995  $ 125.00 4W PB; signed; scarce; "Even more cartoons of a northerly nature"
The Paradox of the Human Condition Ripley Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Complany Ltd. 1975  $ 100.00 4W PB; ex. rare; signed; "W"
Prairie Farmer's Home and Country Directory of Dane County Wisconsin Butler, pub. The Prairie Farmer Publishing Co. 1928  $   65.00 4W SOLD!  1/14/2020 "W"; scarce
Bright with Silver Pinkerton William Sloane Associates, Inc. 1947  $ 120.00 4W first printing; no DJ
Face the North Wind Karras Fifth House Ltd. 2005  $   95.00 4W PB; "W"
Good Luck Mick and Mandy Schmidt Odhams Press, Ltd. 1961  $   25.00 4W 1st UK ed.; scarce; "W"
Coming Back with the Spitball: A Pitcher's Romance Hopper Harper & Brothers 1914  $   22.00 4W scarce; all four photos; illustration of pitcher on cover
Apostolic Religious Institutes and Socio-Cultural Change Pin Gregorian University Press 1965  $   10.00 4W PB
Handy Andy Lynn Whitman Publishing Co. 1953  $   20.00 4W illustration of farmer, two kids, and tractor on cover
American Hawking Peeters & Jameson Lawton & Alfred Kennedy 1970  $ 250.00 4W signed; embossed illustration of hark on cover
Civil War Poetry Ashley, ed. ? 1970?  $ 175.00 4W PB; ex. scarce; cover in process of detaching; illustration of battlefield with soldiers waving American flag on cover
North American Falconfry and Hunting Hawks Beebe/Webster North American Falconry and Hunting Hawks 1964  $ 150.00 4W signed; no DJ; leather circle with illustraion of hawk head on cover
Burn, Judy, Burn Nunn private 1981  $   95.00 4W signed by author
Eye Mind Drummond Process 2007  $   65.00 Pop Biography The Saga of Roky Erickson and the 13th Floor Elevators, the Pioneers of Psychadelic Sound
Aequanimitas Osler Blakiston 1904  $ 250.00 1E First edition
Aegypta & Other Poems O'Brien Stone Silo Press 2005  $   50.00 Poetry NL 7/2019
Electric Appliance Company Catalogue 1909 - 1910  $ 150.00 Technical Catalogue Number Thirty
Peggy & Paul & Laddy Carr Thomas Crowell 1936  $   50.00 stage white cabinet
Questers of the Desert Schultz Houghton Mifflin 1925  $   85.00 3W
My Neddy Kaye C. W. Faulkner  $   45.00 above white cabinet on stage
The Tale of Brownie Lightfoot Simplex Shoes 1924  $   25.00 Wisconsin Pamphlets, bottom of Wisconsin History advertising booklet, but great illustrations
Historic Diamonds Loftis Bros. 1930  $   30.00 Jewelry red brochure for World's Fair.
Practical Psychology In Seven Volumes Miller Psychology Publishing 1924  $   45.00 Psychology top shelf seven tiny volumes in a little mailer box.
The Life Magnet Collier Collier 1928  $ 150.00 Christianity top shelf seven volumes
Visit to the Sybian Church Southgate Appleton 1844  $ 100.00 full title: Narrative of a Visit to the Syrian (Jacobite) Church of Mesopotamia with statements and reflections upon the present State of Christianity in Turkey, and the Character and Prospects of the Eastern Churches.
Inlandsche Kunst Gobee 1930?  $   35.00 4W catalog of artworks available from the Indonesian tourist bureau.
The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane Smollet Derby & Jackson 1857  $   20.00 1W translated from the French of Le Sage
Pearls and Savages Hurley Putnam 1924  $   95.00 4E Adventures in the Air, on Land, and Sea--in New Guinea.
Solution Gamma Brodsky 1971  $   85.00 translated from the Czech by Kaca Polackova
75 Jahre Konigin-Charlotte-Gymnasium 1989  $   25.00 4W
Still Here Dass Riverhead Books 2000  $ 150.00 Modern Firsts rare signed copy!  First edition!
Annual Reports 1907-1908-1909 State of NY Forest, Fish and Game Commission J. B. Lyon & Co. 1910  $   95.00 0W
More Rawhides Russell, Charles Montana Newspaper Assn. 1925  $   45.00 hallway from the Charles Bradley collection.
Neighbors Have My Ducks Pickering The Derrydale Press 1937  $ 200.00 4W Number 156 of 227 numbered copies signed by the author
LaFollette Socialism Chapple ? 1931  $   50.00 4W PB; "How it affects your job, your savings, your insurance policy, your rights, and your future"
Horatio Alger Books Chase M.A. Donahue & Co. 1994  $ 100.00 4W PB; signed
Montana Memories Green Thomas Printing Publishers 1969  $ 100.00 4W PB; 4 volume set; volumes I and IV signed by author
Rufus Putnam Phillips Row, Peterson and Company 1950  $   45.00 4W PB; color illustration of Putnam on cover
The Red Army Order of Battle in the Great Patriotic War Poirier, Conner Presidio Press 1985  $   50.00 4W "W"
Annie and Willie's Prayer Snow E.P. Dutton and Company 1887  $   85.00 4W
The Grammar of Palmistry St. Hill Henry Altemus Company ?  $   25.00 4W illustration of cottage, embossed roses on cover
Jedge Waxem's Pocketbook of Politics Lampton G.W. Dillingham Co. 1908  $   40.00 4W cover folds over, opens to show illustration of a man
Louisiana Hayride: The American rehearsal for dictatorship Kane William Morrow & Company 1941  $ 400.00 4W signed
Making Game: An essay on woodcock Valdene Clark City Press 1990  $   90.00 4W illustration of forest of cover
Jade: A study in Chinese Archaeology and Religion Laufer Field Museaum of Natural History 1912  $ 150.00 4W
Ladies Almanack Barnes Harper and Row 1972  $   20.00 4W facsimile of original edition
The Roquefort Adventure Pourrat Societe Anonyme des Caves et des Producteurs Reunis de Roquefort ?  $   20.00 4W PB; paper surrounding book ripping apart
Farming Comes of Age Allen Farm Progress Companies 1995  $   85.00 4W
America Warhol Harper and Row 1985  $ 650.00 4W PB; signed
Farming Once Upon a Time Allen Concord Publishers 1996  $   85.00 4W
The Care of Baby's Feet Simplex Shoe Manufacturing Company Simplex Shoe Manufacturing Company 1924  $    6.95 4W PB
Frog Raising American Frog Canning Company American Frog Canning Company 1937  $   30.00 4W SOLD
Three Rivers South: A Story of Young Abe Lincoln Eifert Dodd 1955  $ 250.00 3W inscribed by author.  Illustrations by Thomas Hart Benton.
Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile John Hanning Speke Harper 1864  $ 200.00 3W moderate spotting.  Map present, but badly damaged.
Wilderness Treasure Jewett & McCausland Riverside 1964  $   45.00 First Editions signed by both authors
The Patchwork Quilt Adele de Leeuw Little, Brown 1943  $   75.00 2WW
The Long Winter Wilder Hale (Cadmus) 1940?  $   48.00 2WW exceptionally rare Cadmus Books edition.  Some staining on end papers; otherwise VG.
Emma Austen T. Nelson & Sons c. 1922?  $ 125.00 1W very scarce edition.  No date, but likely around 1922.
The Little Red Book Coll-webb 1952  $   75.00 4W SOLD 6/16/2020
Piano to the Stars Teske Daniels 1982  $   45.00 WI memoir
March: Book One Lewis, Aydin, Powell Top Shelf 2013  $   70.00 First Editions Signed by Rep. Lewis and Andrew Aydin
Poems for Every Mood ed. Monroe Whitman 1933  $   95.00 3W
In Pursuit of Trophy Whitetails Rothhaar Blue-J, Inc. 1983  $ 125.00 3W SOLD 1/22/2021
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Rowling Scholastic 2008  $ 150.00 1E Rare Scholastic re-issue.
The Arkham Collector, volume 1 Derleth Arkham House  $ 200.00 First Editions bound collection of the first ten issues, 1967 - 1971.
The Life and Miracles of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker 2002  $ 150.00 2W reprint of 1899 edition.  Russian or Ukranian.
Swords of the Soudan Surdez L. Harper Allen 1928?  $   45.00 1W heavily damaged spine
Report on the Geological Survey of the State of Wisconsin Hall & Whitney Wisconsin Legislature 1862  $ 175.00 2W Volume 1 only; 2 of 12 maps missing
The Fashionable Savages Fairchild Doubleday 1965  $ 150.00 4W no DJ
Origami Holiday Honda Japan Publications 1967  $   30.00 3W first edition.  Includes many laid-in examples. SOLD 4/1/21
Origami Festival Honda Japan Publications 1967  $   30.00 3W first edition.  Includes many laid-in examples. SOLD 4/1/21
Origami Fun Book Miyawaki Otagiri Mercantile 1968  $   20.00 3W
The Mystery of the Ivory Charm Keene Grosset & Dunlap 1936  $ 250.00 First Editions This appears to be a true first edition / first printing from all the research I can find.
3 Tales of Horror Lovecraft Arkham House 1967  $ 250.00 0W new.  Small blemish on front of dust jacket.
Synopsis Methodica Stirpium Britannicarum Ray Gulielmi & Joannis Innys 1794  $ 250.00 1W In Latin.  A guide to British plants, including illustrations and foldouts.  Front cover has become separated.
Our Edible Toadstools and Mushrooms Gibson Harper & Brothers 1903  $   85.00 2W 30 plates with beautiful color and detail.
The Mushroom Book Marshall Doubleday, Page, & Co. 1920  $   50.00 2W photographs by J.A. and H.C. Anderson.
State Parks for Wisconsin  Nolen 1909  $ 300.00 2W Report of John Nolen, Landscape Architect.  Oversize, plain green spine SOLD 1/18/2021
Zdravotni radce Miller & Popper  $ 120.00 Pretty Books beautiful 2-volume Czech medical text.
Breathers (book one) Madson Just Mad Books 2007  $   50.00 2W early BW version of first installment in series.
Silent Snow, Secret Snow Aiken Creative Education 1983  $   45.00 First Editions "A Classic Story of the Unconscious"  As New.
The Fantastic Four Lee Simon & Schuster 1979  $ 200.00 3W Scarce first printing with dust jacket.
The Yellow Submarine Gift Book World Distributors (Manchester) Limited 1968  $   65.00 Beatles Based on the animated movie of the same name. SOLD 3/27/2021
The Complete Frank Miller Batman Longmeadow Press 1989  $   75.00 5W Like new condition.  Second printing.
Wildlife Art MWHF 1986  $   75.00 2W (in manilla folder) Collection of Minnesota wildlife art, signed by 59 of the artists!