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These items were still missing as of May 29, 2019. 1. LAVEDAN, Don Antonio. Tratado de los Usos, Abusos, Propiedades y Virtudes del Tabaco, Cafe, Te y Chocolate: Extractado de los Mejores autores Que Han Tratado de esta Materia, A fin de Que su Uso No Perjudique a la Salud, Antes Bien Pueda Servir de Alivio y Curacion de Muchos Males. Madrid: En la Imprenta Rea, 1796l. Octavo, full treecalf over boards, red morocco gilt lettered label on spine, marbled endpapers. Front board a little bowed, faint stamps on front and rear cover "Withdrawn State College of Washington Library", edges a little rubbed, library label tipped to front pastedown, rubberstamp from "Early Birds Club, Mexico" on verso of title page, library number at bottom margin of ff "A", terminal free endpaper with two small holes at bottom, light occasional foxing; albeit a nice tight copy. Second edition with an errata leaf. A history of the uses, abuses and the properties and virtues of tobacco, coffee, tea and chocolate. The first part deals with tobacco, its history, its preparation by the Indians, its uses including its medicinal uses and the favourable conditions for its use. It also talks about climate and conditions for growing tobacco, as well as the beneficial uses of dry and pulverized tobacco. The other parts deal with coffee, tea and chocolate in a similar manner. . Book id# 19835. Missing since June 2007 2. BLANCKLEY, Thomas Riley. A Naval Expolitor, Shewing and Explaining the Words and Terms of Art Be... [more Randall House Reports Two Missing Books]



Feuillet's 'Le Sphinx'

By Janine Moodhe

This item was still missing as of May 29, 2019. FEUILLET, Octave. Le Sphinx. Drame en Quatre Actes. Paris: Michel Levy Freres. Illustrated. Octavo, full green morocco with blue and red morocco inlays, all decorated with gilt, heavy gilt spine with raised bands, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, by Vermorel, with original wrappers bound in. Fine. First edition with ALs by the author and a “carte de visite” from the play tipped in. Bound in is a two page ALs from Feuillet as well as the original drawing of the Sphinx used for the binding. Original wrappers bound in. The play itself premiered at the Theatre François in Paris March 23, 1874. Book id# 683. Missing/Stolen since March 2008. Any information, please contact: Randall House Rare Books Santa Barbara, CA 93101 805-963-1909 Missing/stolen since March 2008 Randall House Rare Books Santa Barbara, CA 93101 805-963-1909 [more Feuillet's 'Le Sphinx']

ABBOTT, Jack. A Treatise on Jack Pot Poker. New Orleans, 1881. 12mo. Original black pebbled cloth, black glazed paper side-label, printed in gold. One tiny nick in the upper joint, else a very fine copy in original state. Housed in a smart black half morocco slipcase. Any information, please, contact: Natalie Galustian 22 Cecil Court London WC2N 4HE, UK tel: +44 207 240 6822 books@nataliegalustian.com [more Theft of 'A Treatise on Jack Pot Poker']

A box of Michener books was stolen this past weekend.  Volumes included: MICHENER, James. ALASKA. Random, First Edition. Hardcover. Signed. Fine FIRST EDITION SIGNED LIMITED. Number 716 of 1000. Fine in fine slipcase. MICHENER, James. CENTENNIAL. Random, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed. Fine FIRST EDITION SIGNED LIMITED. Number 266 of 500. Fine in fine slipcase. MICHENER, James. LEGACY. Random, . First Edition. Hardcover. Signed. Fine FIRST EDITION SIGNED LIMITED. Number 427 of 500. Fine in fine slipcase. MICHENER, James. LITERARY REFLECTIONS. State House Press, First Edition. Hardcover. Signed. Fine FIRST EDITION SIGNED LIMITED. First edition. Quarter morocco and cloth in cloth slipcase. Fine. One of 200 specially bound & numbered copies Signed by Michener. MICHENER, James A.. RECESSIONAL. Random, FIRST. FIRST EDITION signed limited fine in fine slipcase. Number 167 of 500. MICHENER, James A.. THE COVENANT. Random, 1980. FIRST. Hardcover. Signed by Author. Dust Jacket Included. FIRST EDITION signed limited fine in fine slipcase. Number 306 of 500. Slightly sunned spine. MICHENER, James. THE DRIFTERS. Random, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed. Fine FIRST EDITION SIGNED LIMITED. Number 314 of 500. Fine in fine slipcase. MICHENER, James. THE EAGLE AND THE RAVEN. State House Press, First Edition. Hardcover. Fine FIRST EDITION SIGNED LIMITED. Quarter morocco and cloth in cloth slipcase. Fine. One of 350 specially bound & numbered copies signed by Michener. MICHENER, ... [more Stolen Box of Michener Books]

This item was still reported missing as of May 29, 2019. Othello, The Moor of Venice. A Tragedy, Revised by J. P. Kemble. As Performed at the Theatres Covent Garden, New York and Boston. First American edition. Boston: Published by John West, 1807. It is a disbound, 12mo, 80 pages. This book is missing from The Brick Row Book Shop and has been missing for at least 4 months. If offered, please contact: The Brick Row Book Shop 49 Geary Street, #230 San Francisco, California 94108 (415) 398-0414 www.brickrow.com [more Missing from Bay Area: Othello]

This is the famous "revolutionary" photo by C. Ruf taken in Zurich in 1918.  This image was included in a printed subscription order form for Ulysses, published Paris, 1921, and is thus public domain in the United States by virtue of age of publication.  There are several original gravures of it in special collections at Cornell, Yale, University of Buffalo.  It is believed that the only signed one is at Yale. If you have any information regarding this item, please contact HQ immediately. [more Missing Signed Joyce Photograph]

These items were still reported missing as of May 24, 2019. 1. BLACKFORD, Charles M., Jr. Annals of the Lynchburg Home Guard. Lynchburg, VA: John W. Rohr, Elecric Power Printer and Binder, 1891. 1st ed. 185 pp. Portrait frontis., portraits. Orig. cloth. Some slight speckling to cloth, tiny corner chip to frontis., else a very good copy. As a component of the 11th Virginia Infantry, the Lynchburg Home Guard (Co. G) participated in nearly all of the major campaigns in the east with the Army of Northern Virginia. Blackford's excellent narrative includes numerous battle accounts and his reflections on the war. Dornbusch II, 1364. 2. CALDWELL, J F J. The History of a Brigade of South Carolinians, Known First as "Gregg's," and Subsequently as "McGowan's Brigade." Phila.: King & Baird, Printers, 1866. 1st ed. 247 pp. Orig. cloth. Front endpapers and title page professionally restored, else a very good copy. HOWES C-22. "The best unit history from the Palmetto State; the author describes all of the brigade's many engagements and adds enough personal material to make the account both personal and human in scope." Nevins I, p. 66. Originally issued in printed wrappers, most copies were never distributed. Around 1900 Lowdermilk's Bookstore in Washington bought the remainder, removed the original wrappers, and bound the copies in cloth. This copy has a lengthy inscription signed by the author in initials on the front free endpaper: "This narrative was put into the hands of the printer in... [more George S. MacManus Co. reports theft of Civil War era books]