Friday, October 30, 2009

Books - OLD

Collectible, 'previously read,' and out of print books for the bibliophile on your gift list.

1. Unknown Switzerland by Victor Tissot - This highly collectible book was Published in 1901 by Jamet Pott & Co. Hardcover.Moderate shelf wear. Few small tears to the dustjacket. Stamp inside back cover that say discard, but that is the only indication that it was an ex-library book. Absolutely gorgeous Pictorial cover that has been excellently protected by the dust jacket The gold does not show very well in the photo – it looks yellow, but it is gold.If you know a book collector or someone who love Switzerland, this rare book would make a great gift for him/her. AT: Gypsy Queen Media

2. The Art of Useful Writing by Walter B. Pitkin - This collectible book was Published in 1940 by Whittlesey House. Hardcover.No dustjacket. Some shelf wear. Pencil marking on front facing page. Some tanning due to age. Few dog-eared pages.If you know someone who loves to write, then this could be the perfect gift for him/her.

Available at: Gypsy Queen Media

3. Air Power - Air Power is a highly collectible book and was published in 1943 by Duell, Sloan and Pearce. Hardcover. It is full of information about the U.S. Air Force and has tons of pictures as well.No dustjacket. Heavy shelf wear. Front facing page has been corner clipped and also has owner's name on it. Pencil marking on half title page. If you know someone who loves the Air Force, this hard to find book would make a great gift for him/her. Gypsy Queen Media