Silent Auction Items – 2017
1) THE REDWALL SERIES by Brian Jacques
This is a collection of 15 titles from the series in trade paperback. All 15 are uniformly bound in paperback. All are published by Firebird. All are in near fine condition. This is a delightful children’s series by a beloved author.
Included here are:
Redwall The Pearls of Lutra The Long Patrol
Marlfox The Legend of Luke Loamhedge
Triss The Bellmaker Taggerung
Mattimeo Lord Brocktree Mariel of Redwall
Salamandstron Outcast of Redwall Martin the Warrior
2) Complete Aubrey/Maturin Nautical Novels by Patrick O’Brian.
20 full titles plus the unfinished 21st title included. 5 hardbacks uniformly bound and in dust jacket. All are in fine condition in a slipcase. Published by WW Norton in the 1970s.
3) MURANO MAGIC. COMPLETE GUIDE TO VENETIAN GLASS, ITS HISTORY AND ARTISTS by Carl Gable.
Schiffer Publishing, Atglen, PA, 2004. 256 pages. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Illustrated throughout in color.
4) Early Needlework – AMERICAN SAMPLERS by Ethel Stanwood Bolton and Eva Johnston Coe.
Massachussetts Society of the Colonial Dames of America, 1921. 1st edition. 416pp. Illustrated with color and black & white plates throughout. A fine copy in original condition with slight edgewear to covers.
5) MORNING FLIGHT: A BOOK OF WILDFOWL written and illustrated by Peter Scott.
London and NY, 1935. 1st edition. #374 of 750 numbered copies, signed by the author/artist. Some blemishes and wear, but overall a very nice copy.
6) LULLABIES AND NIGHT SONGS. Music by Alec Wilder. Pictures by Maurice Sendak.
Edited by William Engvick. Harper & Row, NY, 1965. 1st edition Folio. A very good example of the 1st Edition in a somewhat chipped and sun-browned dust jacket.
7) THE COMPLETE DRAMATIC AND POETIC WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE EDITED FROM THE TEXT OF THE EARLY QUARTOS AND THE FIRST FOLIO by William Allan Neilson.
Houghton Mifflin, Boston and NY, 1906. 1237pages. Bound in ¾ leather over marbled boards. Gilt ruled spine. Light wear, otherwise a very good+ copy.
8) WRECK AND SINKING OF THE TITANIC THE OCEAN’S GREATEST DISASTER A GRAPHIC AND THRILLING ACCOUNT OF THE SINKING OF THE GREATEST FLOATING PALACE EVER BUILT, CARRYING DOWN TO WATERY GRAVES MORE THAN 1500 SOULS.
Edited by Marshall Everett. The Memorial edition, 1912. Illustrated throughout. Overall good condition for a book of this age.
9) 18 titles of the LORD RAMAGE novels by Dudley Pope.
Nautical Fiction beginning with RAMAGE and ending with RAMAGE AND THE DIDO. McBooks Press, Ithaca, NY, 2000 to 2002. Trade paperbacks. All are in near fine condition.
10) THE HISTORY OF BEAUFORT COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA VOLUME 1, 1514-1861 BY Lawrence Rowland, Alexander Moore and George Rogers, Jr.
University of South Carolina Press, 1996. 521pp. A very good+ copy in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by all three authors.
11) MATISSE by Pierre Schneider.
Rizzoli, NY, 1984. Folio compilation of Matisse’s works. Beautifully illustrated. Near fine in near fine dust jacket.
12) JAPANESE TEMPLES, SCULPTURE, PAINTINGS, GARDENS AND ARCHITECTURE by J. Edward Kidder, Jr.
Published by Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha, Tokyo and Harry Abrams, NY1964. Folio, 554pp. Profusely and beautifully illustrated. A near fine copy in a worn, original slipcase.
13) CABBAGE AND KINGS by Elizabeth Seabrook.
Illustrated with paintings by Jamie Wyeth. Viking, NY, 1997. 1st edition. Signed by Jamie Wyeth on title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
14) FRENCH COUNTRY COOKING by Elizabeth David.
This is a signed, numbered, limited edition (#389 of 450). Published by Dorling Kindersley, 1989. Illustrated. Very good in very good condition dust jacket.
15) 8 ALEXANDER KENT nautical titles, 1-8 in the series, beginning with MIDSHIPMAN BOLITHO and ending with WITH ALL DISPAIR.
McBooks Press, 1998-99. Trade paperbacks. Very good condition.
16) GARDEN PERENNIALS FOR THE COASTAL SOUTH by Barbara J Sullivan.
University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 2003. A lovely book full of color illustrations and descriptions of plants well suited to our area here. A small hole in front free endpaper, otherwise fine in a fine dust jacket.
17) LAROUSSE GASTRONOMIQUE. THE WORLD’S GREATEST CULINARY ENCYCLOPEDIA.
Clarkson Potter, NY, 2009. First American edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Still in print for $ 90.
18) AMADEUS THE LEGHORN ROOSTER by Delores B. Nevils and illustrated by Jonathan Green.
Sandlapper Publisher, Orangeburg, 2004. This story takes place on St. Helena Island, home of the author. This copy is fine in a fine dust jacket, and is signed by both author and illustrator.
19) ROBERT ABBETT by Michael McIntosh.
Briar Patch Press, Camden, SC, 1989. Beautifully illustrated with Mr. Abbett’s sporting art. An oblong folio, a near fine copy with remnants of the dust jacket laid in. This copy is signed and dated by Abbett on the page.
20) THE FIELD GUIDE ART OF ROGER TORY PETERSON, 2 volumes: EASTERN BIRDS and WESTERN BIRDS
1990 First Edition, Signed by Peterson in front of the Eastern Birds volume, Easton Press, Large Folios bound in Full Leather titled and decorated in gilt. A Fine set!
21) THE SECOND WORLD WAR, by Winston S. Churchill.
Deluxe “Chartwell Edition”, Complete in 6 Uniformly bound cloth volumes. 1983. Very Good.
22) (Illuminated Manuscript) THE BOOK OF KELLS.
Reproductions from the Manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin. 1st American Edition, Published in a Folio with 126 color plates in 1977 By Alfred Knopf. Bound in gilt-decorated and titled green cloth with the original dust jacket. Fine/Very Good.
23) CHARACTER SKETCHES OF ROMANCE, FICTION AND THE DRAMA, A Revised American Edition of the Reader’s Handbook, by Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, and Edited by Marion Harland.
New York, Selmar Hess, 1896, Complete in 4 Large, heavy volumes bound in olive green cloth heavily decorated in gilt and black, and with all page edges in gilt. A fine set with 4-color frontispieces in chromolithography, and hundreds of full-page portraits and views reproduced in photogravure, etching, wood engravings and typogravures, each with its own letterpress tissue-guard. A Fine set!
24) THE POCKET SHAKESPEARE, Complete in 13 volumes, with Glossary.
Published in London by Routledge around 1900, each little volume measures 3.5” x 5”, and they are uniformly bound in burgundy cloth ornately decorated and titled in gilt on the spine, and housed in a matching burgundy case with a lid. The case has received some damage through the years, but has protected the books within, which are in Very Good original condition.
25) JAZZ, by Henry Matisse. With essays by Francesco Poli and Corrado Mingardi.
This is an Elephant Folio blue cloth case housing a facsimile of the artist’s book, reproduced at 90% of the original size, and a book of essays. Fine, and still housed in the original cardboard mailing carton.
26) (Edward)HOPPER DRAWING, by Carter Foster, and with Contributions by Daniel Palmer and others.
This is a small folio containing 386 color illustrations, and as such is the first comprehensive exploration of this American Artist’s drawings and working methods. It was published by The Whitney Museum and Distributed by Yale University Press. Fine in a dust jacket. In print at $95.
27) USMC, A COMPLETE HISTORY, Edited by Colonel Jon T. Hoffman, USMCR, and published as a “Beaux Arts” Edition by the Marine Corps Association.
A massive small folio containing 656 pages published in 2002, and bound in full, padded camouflage cloth, with the USMC patch in gold, silver, black and red cloth mounted on the front cover. Fine.
28) BIRD: The Definitive Visual Guide from Audubon 2007.
A large book published by DK in London and New York, this being this First American Edition. It contains thousands of color photographs, along with a CD of 60 bird songs from around the world. Fine in original dust jacket. Now in print at over $100!
29) (First Day Covers) OFFICIAL INTERNATIONAL TRIBUTES TO PRINCESS DIANA.
A Collection of Commemorative Covers featuring international stamp tributes to Diana, Princess of Wales, with official First Day of Issue postmarks. Issued by the Postal Commemorative Society in a 3-ring binder containing 110 covers in vinyl sleeves with short histories. Fine.
30) BEACH MUSIC by Pat Conroy.
Published by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, June, 1995. Stated first edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author on the title page.
31) SOUTH OF BROAD by Pat Conroy.
Published by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2009. Stated first edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author to “Bernie and Shirley” on the title page.
32) MY LOSING SEASON by Pat Conroy.
Published by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, November, 2002. Stated first edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author to “Eddi and Bill Ra?” on the title page.
33) THE PRINCE OF TIDES by Pat Conroy.
Published by Houghton Mifflin, 1986. First edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author to “Mary and Jerry” on title page.
34) THE WATER IS WIDE by Pat Conroy.
2005 reprint. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs. Signed on the title page by the author.
35) THE GREAT SANTINI by Pat Conroy.
Published by Houghton Mifflin, 1976. This is the first edition, first printing, 1976. Very good in dust jacket.
36) THE WATER IS WIDE by Pat Conroy.
This is the 1972 stated first printing published by Houghton Mifflin. Very good in a very good+ dust jacket.
37) MY READING LIFE by Pat Conroy.
Published by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2010. Stated first edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the half title.
38) THE DEATH OF SANTINI THE STORY OF A FATHER AND HIS SON by Pat Conroy.
Published by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2013. Stated first edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the title page.
39) THE BOO by Pat Conroy.
A paperback copy published by Tor, 1981, stated 2nd printing. Good.
40) Original Framed Movie Poster for THE PRINCE OF TIDES, from the book by Pat Conroy
Starring Barbara Streisand and Nick Nolte, and boldly signed in black felt-tip pen by Conroy. 28” x 41”. Fine.
41) THE SAME SWEET GIRLS by Cassandra King.
Published by Hyperion in 2005. Stated first edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. This copy is inscribed by both the author and the author’s husband, Pat Conroy, on the title page.
42) ADVENTURE IN THE WOODS AND WATERS OF THE LOW COUNTRY WITH PICTURES AND POEMS by JE McTeer (High Sheriff of Beaufort County).
Published by Beaufort Book Co, 1972. Very good+ in a dust jacket. This copy is inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper.
43) GULLAH HOME COOKING THE DAUFUSKIE WAY by Sallie Ann Robinson. (Forward by Pat Conroy).
University of NC Press, 2003. This copy is inscribed by the author on the dedication page and on the last page of the forward by Pat Conroy to “Terry and Lanier”. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
44) SWIFT CURRENTS by local author David Bruce Grim.
Published by Universe LLC in 2014. Fine in a fine dust jacket. This copy is inscribed by the author on the title page.
45) THE SCARLET LETTER by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Dodd Mead and Co, NY, 1900. Attractively printed and illustrated copy. Printed in red and black with an Arts & Crafts style.
46) WAYFARER A VOICE FROM THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS by James Dickey and William Bake.
Oxmoor House, 1988. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Signed by both authors on the half title.
47) DECOYS OF THE ATLANTIC FLYWAY by George Ross Starr, Jr.
Winchester Press, 1974. This is the limited edition, #42 of 375 signed by the author on the limitation page, again on half title, and inscribed on the photo before the forward. Very good in original slipcase.
48) THE BIRTH OF JESUS A PEEPSHOW BOOK.
Printed in Holland by L. Van Leer and Co. Illustrated by RT Cowern with 3 double-page pop-up illustrations that are quite elaborate. Some soiling and wear.
49) THE JUNGLE BOOKS by Rudyard Kipling.
Published by Doubleday and Co, 1948. Illustrated by Aldren Watson. 2 volumes in a slip case. Very good in dust jackets.
50) THE HISTORY OF ORANGEBURG COUNTY SOUTH CAROLINA FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT TO THE CLOSE OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR by AS Salley.
Printed by R. Lewis Berry, Orangeburg, 1898. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Some wear, but overall very good.
51) THE MARCH OF EVIL: A PHOTO RECORD OF AXIS CRIME AND HISTORY OF THE RISE AND FALL OF THE FASCIST EVIL in magazine format.
Published by FFF Pubs, 1945. 80 pages of photo illustrations.
52) COOKIN’ WITH COCKY by Charles and Alex Hawkins.
Published by Longstreet, 2004, 1st printing. USC Tailgating recipes. Very good in a dust jacket.
53) THE FINE ART OF GARNISHING by Jerry Crowley.
Published by Leiba Inc, 1982. This paperback is accompanied by several “tools of the trade.” This is a printed card which holds 5 garnishing tools (a decorator tool, flex knife, twin curl cutter, spiral slicer, and garnishing knife). All tools are in unused condition.
54) PATRICK O’BRIAN, a LARGE Selection of his Nautical Fiction, INCLUDING: 15 Different titles, all large-format trade paperbacks in Very Good or better condition; Plus 3 different hardback titles in dust jackets, 2 of which are 1st American Editions; plus a Fine 1st Edition in dust jacket of Dean King’s biography of PATRICK O’BRIAN, A LIFE REVEALED; PLUS, also by Dean King, a fine paperback edition of A SEA OF WORDS. A LEXICON AND COMPANION FOR PATRICK O’BRIAN’S SEAFARING TALES. There are NO duplicate titles in this collection.
55) Allen Lowe, THAT DEVILIN’ TUNE. A JAZZ HISTORY(1895-1950). This is a complete 36-CD set in 4 boxes in Very Good Original condition.
56) Collection of 7 Different BARBARA PYM Hardback Novels, ALL Very Good to Fine, uniformly bound, and in their original dust jackets. One is a 1st Edition.
57) (Children’s Set) THE TRAVEL AND ADVENTURE LIBRARY FOR YOUNG FOLKS, by various authors, this apparently being the 1939 First Printing of this Rare and seldom found set Published by Doubleday, Doran & Co. in New York, which we believe to be Complete in 13 uniformly bound volumes in ¼ cloth with color pictorial boards.
58) HISTORIC BEAUFORTCOUNTY, AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY, by Michael C. Taylor, and Signed by him, plus by Dr. Lawrence S. Rowland, who wrote the Introduction, and also by Mira Scott, who did the cover art on the dust jacket. 2005 stated 1st Edition, Fine in a Fine dust jacket.
59) (Civil War) THE LIFE OF ISAAC INGALLS STEVENS, By his son Hazard Stevens. With Maps & Illustrations. Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1900. Complete in 2 Volumes bound in the original gilt-titled blue cloth. Some markings within related to it’s deaccession from the Beaufort District Collections, otherwise Very Good.
60) HILTON HEAD, by Josephine Pinckney, and Illustrated by Rafaello Busoni. It was published in New York by Farrar & Rinehart, Copyright 1941, this being a 1st Edition in Good-Very Good condition.
61) (Genealogy) THE CAROLINA TRASKS, by Frederick Graham Trask, and signed by him on the title page. It was copyrighted in 1991 in Beaufort, SC. Bound in brick red clothy titled in gilt, it has a bump to the bottom of the front cover, but is in otherwise Near Fine condition.
62) A SHORT HISTORY OF CALLAWASSIE ISLAND, SOUTH CAROLINA, THE LIVES AND TIMES OF ITS OWNERS & RESIDENTS, 1711-1985, by William A. Behan, and Inscribed by him. It was published by iUniverse, Inc. in New York, copyright 2004. Near Fine in blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine.