Hardcover. London, Country Life, 1st, 1922, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Two volumes complete, large folio (15" X 12"). 344 and 361 pages plus 100 appendix and index pages. pale green cloth with gilt lettering and design, top edge gilt. Color frontispiece in Volume II, profusely illustrated with about 700 b&w illustrations, plans and drawings. Clean, bright set. First edition of Arthur T. Bolton's monumental monograph on the architecture of Robert (1728-1792) and James Adam (1732-1794), two Scottish brothers who were renowned neoclassical architects, interior and furniture designers.
Hardcover. US, Sunday Press (CA), 1st, 2016, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Like new in publisher's shrink-wrap. Over-size volume. This selection of Dick Tracy Sunday pages from 1931 to 1939 features Gould's most infamous villains of the decade, with four complete stories, plus forty more fabulous Sundays highlighting the villains and heroes not seen in the featured cases. 168 pages, 11" X 16", color throughout.
Hardcover. San Diego, CA, IDW Publishing, 1st, 2012, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 318 pages. Hardcover with laminated boards. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to edges. Satin ribbon marker. The year 1964 was a momentous one in the history of Gasoline Alley -- it's when Frank King officially handed the baton to Dick Moores. King continued to help plot the strip but it's Dick Moores who takes center stage. More so than any other newspaper strip, Gasoline Alley is renowned for its strict continuity and this is our chance to see Moores -- who continued writing and drawing the strip until 1986 -- make it his own.
Hardcover. New York, Watson-Guptill Publishing, 1st, 1978, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Artist Harvey Dinnerstein writes about his personal approach to and process of painting. 144 pages, 80 color and 58 black/white reproductions of his work at various stages. Cloth bound book is in near fine condition, very clean copy; dust jacket has slight wear and a few creases around the edges.
Hardcover. Seattle, WA, Fantagraphics, 1st, 2015, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 288 pages. Large format hardcover with dust jacket. Color comics throughout. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket. Since their original publication, Peanuts Sundays have almost always been collected and reprinted in black and white. But many who read Peanuts in their original Sunday papers remain fond of the striking coloring, which makes for a surprisingly different reading experience. The early- to mid-1960s strips in our latest volume houses the first golden age of Peanuts Sundays in one gorgeous, full-color coffee table book. Linus, Charlie Brown, Pig-Pen, Shermy, Violet, Sally, Patty, and Schroeder are all present, but the rising star is undoubtedly Snoopy. Peanuts Every Sunday: 1961-1965 has been scrupulously re-colored to match the original syndicate coloring - allowing readers to plunge into Charles Schulz's marvelous world. Full-color illustrations throughout.
Hardcover. US, Fantagraphics, 1st, 2016, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 288 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket. Small rip on top fore edge dust jacket.
Hardcover. New Haven, Yale University Press, reprint, 1967, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover, 625 pages, 700 b&w plates. Light edgewear to dust jacket, small tear; previous price sticker on front flap. Foxing to top edge. Else a clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1st, 2000, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 328 pages with bibliography and index. A revised and abridged version of Watkins earlier work on Soane (1753-1837), concentrating on the twelve lectures the eminent architect gave to the Royal Academy between 1810 and 1820, dealing with the huge scope of the lessons to be gained from world architecture.