Awesome TV-themed 1950s birth announcement.
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!
Getting the Main Idea, part of the “Specific Skills” series from Dexter and Westbrook, Ltd. 1970
By Richard A. Boning
Understanding Questions: C, part of the “Supportive Reading Skills” series from Dexter and Westbrook, Ltd. 1973.
By Richard A. Boning (har har har)
The Door Through Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley. 1961. Ace Books, Inc.
Pretty sure Walter Velez is the illustrator.
Revolt on Alpha C, Robert Silverberg
Illustrated by William Meyerriecks
Copyright 1955, 3rd printing 1963