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ON SUNSET HIGHWAYS A BOOK OF MOTOR RAMBLES IN CALIFORNIA

By: Murphy, Thomas D.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, The Page Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 132

Condition: Very Good


8vo (5¾” x 8¼”). pp. iv; 376; (+4pp. advts). Unsigned art nouveau publisher's binding in grey,vertically ribbed cloth with titles in gold and green within cartouches formed from two parallel orange trees in gold, orange and green; decorative orange tree design repeated on spine with titles in gold. t.e.g. With 40 duogravures from photographs and 16 color illustrations reproduced from paintings by Califorina artists including Percy Grey, John Marshall Gamble and Mar... View more info

COACHING DAYS AND COACHING WAYS

By: [Thomson, Hugh; Railton, Herbert (illustrations]; Tristram, Outram

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1893

Edition: Edition De Luxe

Seller ID: 329

Condition: Very good


SR8vo (7 ¼“x 5 ¼”). pp. xv; 376. Part of the Macmillan Cranford Series. Balston I 6; Rogerson 6. Coaching Days and Coaching Ways was a very popular book at the turn of the 20th century and described the ups and downs of traveling by coach and horse in in 19th century England. The book became so popular for those missing the simple days before the industrial revolution that it spawned a line of Staffordshire dishware by Ridgway Pottery featuring Hugh Thomson's ar... View more info

COACHING DAYS AND COACHING WAYS

By: [Thomson, Hugh; Railton, Herbert]; Tristram, Outram

Price: $25.75

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1893

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 55

Condition: Very good


C8vo (7 ¼“x 5 ¼”). pp. xv; 376. Unsigned publisher’s binding by Hugh Thomson and Herbert Railton in smooth green cloth gold stamped with titles, a stableman, horse and inn; spine stamped in gold with titles and carriage whip; green end papers; a.e.g. Frontis. with tissue guard and 214 b/w line block illustrations by Hugh Thomson and Herbert Railton, including full page illustrations, headpieces, tailpieces, and textual vignettes. Originally released as a quarto ... View more info

Image for THE FUN OF IT RANDOM RECORDS OF MY OWN FLYING AND OF WOMEN IN AVIATION

THE FUN OF IT RANDOM RECORDS OF MY OWN FLYING AND OF WOMEN IN AVIATION

By: [WOMEN PIONEERS]; [aviatrixes]; [AVIATION]; EARHART, AMELIA

Price: $1,350.00

Publisher: New York, Brewer, Warren & Putnam: 1932

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2229

Condition: Very good +


8vo (5 ” x 8¼”). pp. 218. INCLUDES RECORDING OF EARHART'S 1932 LONDON BROADCAST. Bound in brown, linen weave cloth with titles in white on front board and spine. Dust jacket in brown with white lettering and an image of Earhart in the center. Includes frontis. and 30 additional photographic illustrations as well as a 4"x 4" phonograph recording from Earhart's international broadcast from London following her solo flight across the Atlantic on May 22, 1932, contained... View more info