Category Archives: Rare Books

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders – FIRST EDITION (DSM-I)

Are you looking for information about the 1st edition of the DSM manual?   There have been many editions and printings of this classification manual for psychiatrists and others who treat the mentally ill. With each edition there is always much debate about how each mental disorder should be defined.  Looking back at previous editions, […]

The Commercial Mauser ’98 Sporting Rifle by Lester Womack

by Lester Womack  Copyright 1980 Hardcover, No Dustjacket Approx. 11.25″ x 8.5″ 69 Pages Large photograph illustrations   Contents: Part 1: The Military Connection Part 2: British, Continental, and American Gunmakers   This is the story of a small segment of production from the plant that brought the world the military Mauser fighting arm known […]

Los Angeles by Morrow Mayo (1933)

  Los Angeles by Morrow Mayo Published by Alfred A Knopf Copyright 1933 Stated First Edition Hardcover, 337 pages plus index Black & white photos This looks like a very interesting book about the history of Los Angeles, with over a dozen historical photos. This exact book has already sold, but you may find other […]

Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age – A Brief History of A. A. (FIRST EDITION)

  This is an interesting book about the history of Alcoholics Anonymous. The first edition of this book was printed in 1957 and published by Alcoholics Anonymous Publishing Inc.  The first edition is collectible, although it’s demanding nowhere near the price of The Big Book.  This exact copy has already sold, but you may find […]

South Dakota’s Fairburn Agate by Roger Clark

  This book is a treasure trove for rock hounds and geologists!  And for anyone who loves the beauty of Agate!    Written by Roger Clark with photography by his wife, Mary Jane Clark, this book has information about the geology of the Black Hills and Badlands of South Dakota.   There is a chapter […]

The Mask of Sanity by Hervey Cleckley (First Edition, 1941)

The Mask of Sanity by Hervey Cleckley was first published in 1941 by The C. V. Mosby Company.  It has seen been reprinted many times, but the first edition is highly collectible.  The Mask of Sanity is subtitled “An Attempt to Reinterpret the So-called Psychopathic Personality.” On this page, you will find photos of the […]

Fossil Atlas: Fishes by Karl A Frickhinger

This book contains photos of 900 fossil fishes and 200 recent descendants.  A great reference for fish lovers, paleontologists, archaeologists, and fossil collectors!  

From Atoms to Amperes by F A Wilson

  This book explains the fundamentals behind electricity and electronics.   Learn about the work of Einstein, Newton, Boltsmann, and Planck.  Learn about semiconductors and magnetism. This book was published in 1989 by Bernard Babini Publishing.  It is a paperback, measuring about 7″ x 4.25″.  It has 244 pages. Originally, this retailed at a low […]

Dom Pérignon Vintage 1998: The Collection [Photos]

The book shown in these photos is the 2005 Hardcover, Standard Edition. It is about 11.75″ x 9.25″ and it has 291 pages. It’s a big book, weighing over 3 pounds. This edition was limited to 2000 copies. There was also a leather edition published.   Recipes from Martyn Nail, Philip Leach, Jamie Forman, John McManus, […]