The View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages, by Henry Hallam, 1888
The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan, 1929 reprint of the 1907 Everyman’s Library edition, printed by J. M. Dunt & Sons in London.
Got this from work - who’d throw such a pretty book away?
P.S. I’m going to start selling some of the books that I get from the auction house to get them into good homes, since I just don’t have the space here - I have this one on eBay for $1.99.
First Principles in Chemistry, 1937
Compiled by New York City high school teachers as a textbook to be used throughout the state of New York.
Der Besuch der alten Dame (The Visitor), by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, 1956, Arche.
Cover illustration by Hermann Eggmann.
Point Counter Point by Aldous Huxley, Modern Library, 1928.
Saved from the dumpster at work!
From Galileo to Cosmic Rays, by Harvey Brace Lemon. University of Chicago Press, 1934 (this is the sixth pressing, from 1940). Drawings by Chichi Lasli
News update: I work in an auction house now, and regularly get to take home boxes of unsold books, like the one above!
Understanding Questions: C, part of the “Supportive Reading Skills” series from Dexter and Westbrook, Ltd. 1973.
By Richard A. Boning (har har har)
The Cross and The Switchblade by David Wilkerson and John and Elizabeth Sherill
Published by Pyramid Books (this is the 1970 reprinting with cover illustration by Lee Gregori).
Cherry Ames, Visiting Nurse. By Helen Wells. 1947.
"It is every girl’s ambition at one time or another to wear the crisp uniform of a nurse. Certainly, girls everywhere love to read stories in which a nurse is the heroine. At least a million girls already know and admire Cherry Ames; have laughed over her pranks, and her gay adventures and wept over her problems."
From I Want to Be an Airplane Hostess, by Carla Greene.