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					                                                Books in Thomas Hart Benton's Library
"Pioneers" by Wendell W. Wright, et al. (Johnson Publishing Co.: New York, 1934). 416 pages, hardback. Inscribed "T.P.
Benton" on front endpaper.
"Corres Morales". M.S. Noel et. al. (Academia Nacional De Bellas Artes: Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1949). Book has dust jacket,
which is torn.
"The Man Who Dared to be Different".
"Wisdom of the West" by Bertrand Russell. (Doubleday: Garden City NY, 1959).
"City Art Museum of St. Louis, 44th Annual Report, 1952-1953". "Save, page 52" written on front cover. Page 52 mentions
Benton's gratis repair of his painting, "Cradling Wheat" due to damage sustained while in transit.
"The Americans" by J.C. Furnas. (G.P. Putnam's Sons: New York, 1969). Note to Thomas Hart Benton, from the author, on the
title page. Book has dust jacket.
"Cours de Langue Francaise" by C. Maquet, et.al. (Paris: Librairire Hachette, 1925).
"Human Wolves: Seventeen Years of War on Crime" by Lear B. Reed (Brown-White-Lowell Press: Kansas City, MO. 1941).
Signed "Rita P. Benton" on frontispiece.
"Dan Freeman" by Dan Jaffe (University of Nebraska Press: Lincoln, Nebraska, 1967). 73 pages, hardback. Illustrated by Aaron
G. Pyle. Signed by author, in red, on the title page, "To the Bentons with admiration and thanks - Dan Jaffe". Book has dust
jacket.
"Winter's Tales" by Isak Dinesen (Random House: New York, 1942). 313 pages, hardback. Signed "Rita P. Benton, 1943", on
frontispiece. Book has dust jacket.
"Mr. George's Joint" by Elizabeth Lee Wheaton (E.P. Dutton & Co.: New York, 1941). 375 pages, hardback. Signed "Rita P.
Benton, 1941", on frontispiece. Book has dust jacket.
"Crazy Weather" by Charles L. McNichols (MacMillan: New York, 1944). 195 pages, hardback. Signed "Rita P. Benton, 1944", on
frontispiece. Book has dust jacket.
"Boxing" by Edwin L. Haislet (A.S. Barnes & Co.: New York, 1940). 120 pages, hardback. Signed "T.P. Benton" on front
endpaper, signed "Benton", in red and underlined, on frontispiece.
"Seasoned Timber" by Dorothy Canfield (Harcourt, Brace & Co.: New York, 1939). 485 pages, hardback. Signed "Rita P. Benton"
on front endpaper. Book has dust box.
"The World, the Flesh, and Father Smith" by Bruce Marshall (Houghton Mifflin Co.: Boston, 1945). 191 pages, hardback.
Bookplate of Emily Robinson on frontispiece.
"All Sons Must Say Goodbye" by Michael Amrine (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1942). 309 pages, hardback. Signed "Rita P.
Benton" on frontispiece.
"Cowboy Hugh" by Walter H. Nichols (MacMillan: New York, 1927), reprint 1937. 284 pages, hardback.
"Droll Stories" by Honore De Balzac, edited by Ernest Boyd (Garden City Publishing Co.: Garden City, New York, 1928). 266
pages, hardback. Inscription on frontispiece, "For T.P. to read while having the chicken pox, 1939". " Signed by someone, but
signature unreadable.
"It Happened in Peking" by L.J. Miln (F.A. Stokes Co.: New York, 1926). 368 pages, hardback. Sticker on frontispiece reads,
"Emery, Bryd, Thayer Co., Book Department, Kansas City, Mo."
"The Winter of Our Discontent" by John Steinbeck (Viking Press: New York, 1961). Second printing. 311 pages, hardback.
Signed "Rita P. Benton" on front endpaper. Book has dust jacket.
"The Big Clock" by Kenneth Fearing (Harcourt, Brace & Co.: New York, 1946). 175 pages, hardback. Signed "Rita P. Benton" on
front endpaper. Book has dust jacket.
"Kiss Kiss" by Ronald Dahl. (Dell: New York, April, 1961). Reprint. Original was done in 1959 by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York.
Paperback, 288 pages. Signed, "Louise Maya" in pencil, on frontispiece.
"The Ides of March" by Thornton Wilder (Signet: New York, Aug., 1963). Reprint. Original was published inn 1948 by Harper &
Row, New York. Paperback.
"Christianity and Mythology" by John M. Robertson (Watts & Co.: London, 1910). Hardback, 472 pages.
"So Little Time" by John P. Marquand (Little, Brown, & Co.: Boston, 1946). Signed, "Rita P. Benton, 1943" on frontispiece. Book
has dust jacket. Hardback, 595 pages.
"Forever Amber" by Kathleen Winsor (MacMillan Co.: New York, 1947). Signed, "Rita P. Benton" in red, on dedication page.
Hardback, 652 pages.
"The Late George Apley" by John P. Marquand (Little, Brown, & Co.: Boston, 1937). Reprint from 1936. Signed "Mrs. Lucia
McBride" on endpaper.
"The Caine Mutiny" by Herman Wouk (Doubleday & Co.: New York, 1951). Hardback, 498 pages. Signed "Ralph M. Smith, 2-18-
1952" on front endpaper. Book has dust jacket.
"Anthony Adverse" by Hervey Allen (Farrar and Rinehart: New York, 1933). Hardback, 1224 pages.
"Prefaces to Peace" (Doubleday, et. al.: New York, 1943). Hardback, 438 pages. Book has dust jacket.
"The Story of Mankind" by Hendrik von Loon (Garden City Publishing Co.: New York, 1926). Hardback, 509 pages. 1926 reprint,
orig. pub. 1921.
"Mary Anne" by Daphne du Maurier (Doubleday & Co: New York, 1954). Hardback, 351 pages. LCCN: 54-6254.
"The Dickens Digest" by Charles Dickens (McGraw-Hill: New York, 1943). Hardback, 543 pages. Condensed by M. L. Askew.
Signed "Rita P. Benton" on title page.
"The Innocents Abroad. Vol. I: The New Pilgrims Progress" by Samuel Clemens (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1911). Hardback,
311 pages. Signed "Mary Lake" on rear endpiece.
"Modern Stories from Modern Lands" edited by C.R. Decker & C. Angoff (The Literary Review: New York, 1963). Hardback, 316
pages. LCCN: 62-21220. Signed "Rita P. Benton" on front endpaper. Book has dust jacket.
"Europa" by Robert Briffault (Charles Sribner's Sons: New York, 1935). 1st edition, 2nd printing. Hardback, 501 pages. Signed
"Rita P. Benton" on frontispiece.
"The Days Grow Cold" by Barbara T. Anderson (Macmillan: New York, 1942). 1st edition, 2nd printing. Hardback, 227 pages.
Signed "Rita P. Benton" on frontispiece. Has dust jacket.
"Much Ado About Me" by Fred Allen (Little, Brown, & Co.: Boston, 1956). Hardback, 380 pages. 1st edition, 4th printing. LCCN:
56-13052. Has dust jacket. Written on front endpaper, "For Tom Benton, Christmas, 1956, from Jerome Walsh".
"The Ball-Hooter" by Howard A. Hanlon ( Prospect Books: New York, 1960). Hardback, 368 pages. Note to T. H. Benton, from a
friend, on the title page. Book has dust jacket.
"Dracula" by Bram Stroker (Modern Library: New York, no date, orig. 1897). Hardback, 418 pages.
"More Unkempt Thoughts" by S.L. Lec (Funk & Wagnalls: New York, 1968). Translated by J. Galaska and illustrated by David
Pascal. Hardback, 60 pages. LCCN: 68-25957
"You Play the Black and the Red Comes Up" by Richard Hallas (McBride & Co.: New York, 1938). Hardback, 213 pages. Has
dust jacket.
"Our Hearts Were Young and Gay" by Cornelia Otis Skinner and Emily Kimbrough (Dodd, Mead & Co.: New York, 1942).
Hardback, 247 pages. Has dust jacket.
"Bonanza Inn" by Oscar Lewis and G.D. Hall (Knopf: New York, 1949). Hardback, 341 pages. Has dust jacket.
"Beatrice Cenci, Vol. II" by Corrado Ricci, translated by M Bishop & H.L. Stuart (Boni & Liveright: New York, 1925). Hardback,
288 pages. Signed "Rita P. Benton" on frontispiece.
"Back Yonder" by Wayman Hogue (Milton, Balch, & Co.: New York, 1932). Illustrated by Howard Simon. Hardback, 303 pages.
Signed "Benton" on front endpaper.
"Oriental Encounters" by Marmaduke Pickthall (Knopf: New York, 1927). Hardback, 277 pages.
"TWA Vacation Guide and World Atlas" (C.S. Hammond: New York, 1956). Hardback, 500 pages. Has dust jacket.
"Rand McNally World Atlas Reader's Edition" (Rand McNally: New York, 1943). Hardback, 255 pages. Signed "Jessie Benton"
on title page.
"The Unified Encyclopedia Vol. 1" (Unified Encyclopedia Press: New York, 1960). Hardback, 320 pages.
"Liliom" by Franz Molnar (Boni & Liveright: New York, 1921). Hardback, 185 pages. Signed "Benton" on frontispiece.
"Here and Now Story Book" by Lucy Sprague Mitchell (Dutton: New York, 1921). Hardback, 360 pages. Written on front
endpaper, "For Jessie, 1941". Has dust jacket.
"The Legacy of Gabriel Martel" by Marie L. Newinson (Appleton-Century-Crofts: New York, 1950). Hardback, 311 pages. Has
dust jacket.
"The Lincoln Readers: Fourth Reader" by Isobel Davidson & C. J. Anderson (Laurel Book Co., 1922) Hardback, 286 pages,
school text book. Stamped on front endpaper: "This Book belongs to Country Day School, 51 and Ward Parkway".
"Colonel Effingham's Raid" by Berry Fleming (Duell, Sloan, and Pearce: New York, 1943). Hardback, 279 pages. Signed "Rita P.
Benton", on front endpaper. Book has dust jacket.
"The Seventh Cross" by Anna Seghers (Little, Brown, & Co.: Boston, 1942). Hardback, 338 pages. Book has dust jacket.
"Young Man of Caracas" by T. R. Ybarra (Ives Washburn: New York, 1941). Hardback, 324 pages. Book has dust jacket.
"Storm" by George Stewart (Random House: New York, 1941). Hardback, 349 pages. Book has dust jacket. Signed "Rita P.
Benton, 1942" on front endpaper.
"The Human Fuel" by I.J. Wolf (Chapman & Grimes: Boston, 1936). Hardback, 268 pages. Book has dust jacket.
"Fear of Flying" by Erica Jong (Signet: New York, 1974, orig. published 1973). Paperback, 311 pages.
"Ozark Anthology" by Gabriel F. Newburger (Torch Press: Cedar Rapids, IA, 1938). Hardback, 185 pages. Book has dust jacket.
Inscription to Tom on front endpaper.
"New England Bean-Pot" by Moritz Jagendorf (Vanguard Press: New York, 1948). Hardback, 272 pages. Book has dust jacket.
Illustrated by Donald McKay. Inscription to Tom & Rita Benton on front endpaper.
"From Morn to Midnight" by Georg Kaiser (Brentano's: New York, 1922). Hardback, 154 pages.. Signed: "John Ellington, 1930"
on frontispiece.
"Between Two Worlds" by Upton Sinclair (Viking Press: New York, 1941). Hardback, 859 pages.
"The Walls of Jericho" by Paul J. Wellman (Lippincott: New York, 1947). Hardback, 423 pages. Book has dust jacket. Inscribed:
"Rita P. Benton '47" on frontispiece.
"Earth and Sun Relations" by Clarence E. Koeppe (McKnight & McKnight: Bloomington, IN, 1934). Softcover, 55 pages.
"So Big " by Edna Ferber (Grosset & Dunlap: New York, 1924). Hardback, 372 pages.
"Jungle River" by Howard Pease (Doubleday, Doran & Co.: New York, 1938). Hardback, 295 pages. Book has dust jacket.
Inscribed on title page: "T.P.'s Book, 1938".
"Democratic Ideals and Reality" by Halford J. MacKinder (Henry Holt & Co.: New York, 1942). Hardback, 219 pages. Book has
dust jacket. Signed: "Benton" on front endpaper.
"Tin Horns & Calico" by Henry Christman (Henry Holt & Co.: New York, 1945). Hardback, 377 pages. Book has dust jacket.
Inscribed, "Tom & Rita Benton" on title page.
"Some Kentuckians and Other People" by Mary W. Shuey (Hurrican House: Coconut Grove, Florida, 1954). Hardback, 71 pages.
Book has dust jacket. Autographed by author on front endpaper, with a note to T. H. Benton.
"Release from Nervous Tension" by David H. Fink (Simon & Schuster: New York, 1943). Hardback, 232 pages.
"Young'un" by Herbert Best (Macmillan: New York, 1944). Hardback, 271 pages. Book has dust jacket. Inscribed, "Rita P.
Benton, 1945" on frontispiece.
"Kings Row" by Henry Bellamann (Simon & Schuster: New York, 1940). Hardback, 674 pages.
"Reader's Digest Condensed Books.Vol.2" (Reader's Digest: New York, 1962). Hardback, 574 pages. Book has dust jacket.

"The Inland Ground" by Richard Rhodes (Atheneum: New York, 1970) . Hardback, 351 pages. Book has dust jacket. T. H.
Benton mentioned on pp. 85, 145, & 339.
"Letting Go" by Philip Roth (Random House: New York, 1962). Hardback, 630 pages. Inscribed, "Peter Cohon, Martha's
Vineyard, 1962" on frontispiece.
"The Outline of History. Vol 1." by H. G. Wells (Macmillan: New York, 1921). Hardback, 1171 pages. Inscribed on front endpaper.
"Rita Piacenza, Nov. 23, 1921". Inscribed on frontispiece: "Rita Piacenza Benton, February, 19, 1922".
"Boy on Horseback" by Lincoln Steffens. (Harcourt, Brace & Co.: New York, 1935). Hardback, 258 pages. Inscribed on front
endpaper: "to T. P.Benton".
"The Leper King" by Zofia Kossak. (Roy Publishers: New York, 1945). Hardback, 252 pages. Book has dust jacket. Inscribed
"Rita P.Benton" on rear endpaper.
" Economic Analysis and Public Policy" by Mary J. Bowman & George L. Bach (Prentice-Hall: New York, 1946). Hardback, 945
pages.
"Jude the Obscure" by Thomas Hardy (Doubleday & Co.: New York, no date). Reprint originally published in 1896. Paperback,
438 pages. Inscribed, "Rita P. Benton" on front endpaper.
"The Taking of Pelham One Two Three" by John Godey (Dell Publishing: New York, 1974). Paperback, 350 pages.
"First-Year Algebra" by Herbert E. Hawkes, et. al. (Ginn & Co.: Boston, 1934). Hardback, 482 pages.
"Neighbors in Many Lands" edited by Eleanor M. Johnson (Charles E. Merrill Co.: New York, 1948). Hardback, 176 pages.

"Neighbors in Asia and Australia" edited by Emma M. Johnson (Charles E. Merrill Co.: New York, 1948). Hardback, 176 pages.

"Great Short Novels: An anthology" edited by Edward Weeks (Doubleday, Doran & Co.: New York, 1941). Hardback, 999 pages.
Inscribed, "Rita P. Benton" on frontispiece.
"Poems of Five Decades" by Max Eastman (Harper & Bros.; New York, 1954). Hardback, 249 pages. Book has dust jacket. Note
from, and signed by author, to Tom & Rita Benton, 1955.
"Art and the Life of Action" by Max Eastman (Alfred A. Knopf: New York, 1934). Hardback, 227 pages. Book has dust jacket.
Inscribed, "Tom & Rita Benton" on frontispiece.
"Artists in Uniform" by Max Eastman (Alfred A. Knopf: New York, 1934). Hardback, 261 pages. Book has dust jacket. Inscribed,
"Benton", on frontispiece.
"Enjoyment of Living" by Max Eastman (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1948). Hardback, 603 pages. Book has dust jacket.
"H. M. Pulham, Esquire" by John P. Marquand (Little, Brown & Co.: Boston, 1941). Hardback, 432 pages. Book has dust jacket.

"The Outline of Man's Knowledge" by Clement Wood (Lewis Copeland Co.: New York, 1930). Hardback, 654 pages. Note from
the author, to Tom & Rita Benton, on the front endpaper.
"Modern Short Stories", Emma L. Reppert, editor ( McGraw-Hill: New York, 1939). 664 pages, hardback. Inscribed on front
endpaper, "Sunset Hill School, return to English Room, R.C. Drake"
"Peace of Mind" by J.L. Liebman. (Simon and Schuster: New York, 1946).
"McGraw-Hill Handbook of English" by H. Shaw and V. Shaffer. (McGraw-Hill: New York, 1952).
"New Chinese Recipes" by Fred Wing (United China Relief: New York, no date). Spiral-bound book produced in the 1940's.

"The Royal Entertainer".
"The Budget Cookbook".by Ida Bailey Allen. (J.J. Little & Ives: New York, 1935).
"What to Have for Luncheon" by M.J. Lincoln. (Dodge:New York, 1904)
"The Lindlahr Vegetarian Cook Book" by Anna Lindlahr. (Lindlahr: Chicago, 1922). 1st revision. Signed, "Rita Piacenza Benton",
on the front endpaper.
"Family Fare". U.S. Department of Agriculture. (US Gov. Printing Office: Washington, D.C., 1950).
"Dormeyer Electric Mix Treasures". Anonymous. (Dormeyer: Chicago, no date)
"The New York Times Large Print Cookbook" by Jean Hewitt. (Golden Press:New York, 1968). Inscribed on the front end paper:
"March 12 '69, for Rita Benton, from Joe Haefelin".
"Casserole Cookbook". Globe Brass and Copper Co. No information.
"De Bonnes Choses a Manger" by J.B. Duval et al. (St. Matthew's Guild: Houma, LA, no date, ca. 1935). Note from a friend to
Rita Benton is on the front endpaper. Benton's address at 1000 Valentine, KCMO, is also written on the front endpaper.

"50 Easy Cocktail Canapes" by Olga de Leslie Leigh. (Crowell: New York, 1953). Note to Rita from the author on the title page.

"The Modern Family Cook Book" by Meta Given. (J.G. Ferguson: Chicago, 1958). Signed by Rita P. Benton on the title page.

"Casserole Specialities" by N.C. Anders. (Gramercy: New York, 1955). Has dust jacket.
"Dinner at Omar Khayyam's" by George Mardikian. (Hooper: San Francisco, 1961). 10th printing. Note to Rita Benton from the
author on the title page.
"The Non-Cook's Cookbook". Privately printed. Signed by the author on the cover.
"Sunset's Barbecue Book" by G.A. Sanderson. (Sunset Magazine: San Francisco, 1939). Book has wood covers with spiral-
bound pages. Owner's label inside front cover reads: "T.J. Becker, 5622 Virginia, KC, MO".
"Out of Kentucky Kitchens" by M. Flexner. (Watts: New York, 1949). Signed by the author on the front endpaper.
"The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book" by F.M. Farmer. (Little, Brown & Co.:Boston, 1929). Signed Rita P. Benton on the
frontispiece.
"The Diet Hater's Diet Book and Gram Counter" by Joan Wexler. (Bantam: New York, 1968).
"Boone County Cook Book" ed. M.F. Keeley. (Calvary Episcopal Church: Columbia, MO, no date, ca. 1965).
"The Art of Italian Cooking" by Maria Lo Pinto. (Bantam: New York, 1948).
"The Italian Cookbook". Anonymous. (Culinary Arts Institute: Chicago, 1956).
"Academy Papers, Vol. II". Various authors. (American Academy of Arts and Letters: New York, 1951).
"The Proud Possessors" by A.B. Saarinen. (Random House: New York, 1958). Has dust jacket.
"Song of America" by George Mardikian. (McGraw-Hill: New York, 1956). Has dust jacket. Note to Thomas Hart Benton from the
author on the front endpaper.
"As I Live and Breathe" by John D. Weaver. (Rinehart: New York, 1955). Has dust jacket. Note to Thomas Hart Benton from the
author on the front endpaper.
"Andersonville" by McKinley Kantor. (World: New York,1955). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the frontispiece.
"The Silver Kings of Arkansas Pass" by R.L. Sutton. (Brown-White: Kansas City, 1937). Note to Thomas Hart Benton from the
author on the front endpaper.
"Furs by Astor" by J.V. Terrell. (Morrow: New York, 1963).
"Beethoven: The Man Who Freed Music" by R.H. Schauffler. (DoubleDay: New York, 1939). Note to T.P. Benton, from Rita
Benton, on the frontispiece. Hardback, 693 pages.
"Between Sittings" by Jo Davidson. (Dial Press: New York, 1951). Has dust jacket which is torn.
"Another Such Victory" by John D. Weaver. (Viking Press: New York, 1948). Has dust jacket.
"We Always Lie to Strangers" by Vance Randolph. (Columbia University Press: New York, 1951). Note to Thomas Hart Benton,
from a friend, on the front endpaper.
"Who Blew Up the Church House?" by Vance Randolph. (Columbia University Press: New York, 1952).
"Cowboy Arithmetic" by H.L. Oppenheimer. (Interstate: Danville, IL , 1961). Note on front endpaper, to the Bentons, from a
friend.
"Calories Don't Count" by Herman Taller. (Simon & Schuster:New York, 1966). Hardback. Has dust jacket.
"March to the Sound of the Drums" by H.L. Oppenheimer. (Wabash Press: Danville, IL, 1966). Has dust jacket.
"Mine Enemy Grows Older" by Alexander King. (Simon & Schuster: New York, 1958). Has two dust jackets.
"The Time for Decision" by Sumner Welles. (Harper & Bros.:New York, 1944).
"Goodbye to a River" by John Graves. (Knopf: New York, 1961). Has dust jacket. Note from the author, to Thomas Hart Benton,
on the front endpaper.
"The Morning Star" by H.C. Haskell. (Glenn: Kansas City, 1953). Note from the author, to Tom and Rita Benton, on the
frontispiece.
"Ordeal" by Neil Shute. (Morrow: New York, 1939). Has dust jacket, which is torn. Inscribed, "Tom and Rita Benton" on the
frontispiece.
"Enjoyment of Laughter" by Max Eastman. (Simon & Schuster:New York, 1936). Inscribed on front endpaper: "With love, to Tom,
from Rita and Max! Christmas, 1936."
"Remembrance of Things Past. Vol. I" by Marcel Proust. trans. C. Moncreiff. (Random House: New York, 1934).
"Remembrance of Things Past. Vol. II" by Marcel Proust. trans. C. Moncreiff. (Random House: New York, 1932).
"The Modern Reader's Book of Psalms". ed. H.H. Mayer. (Liveright: New York, 1944). Has dust jacket, which is torn. Book pages
are marked with several pieces of paper used as bookmarks, notes are on some of them. Note from author to Tom Benton on
the title page. W: T
"America, Inc." by M. Mintz & J.S. Cohen. (Dell:New York, 1972).
"Circus" by Paul Kipper. (Junior Literary Guild: New York, 1931).
"The Spirit of Kentucky" by J.B. Wilson. (Glenmore Distilleries: Louisville, KY, 1945).
"The Civic Value of Museums" by T.R. Adams. (American Association for Adult Education: New York, 1937).
"Markings" by Dag Hammarskjoid. (Knopf: New York, 1965). Has dust jacket.
"The Genius of Italy" by L. Olschki. (Cornell University Press: Ithaca, NY, 1954).
"Death, Property, and Lawyers" by T.L. Shaffer. (Dunellen: Cambridge, MA. 1970).
"Missouri: Day By Day. Vol II". ed Floyd C. Shoemaker. (State Historical Society of Missouri: Columbia, 1943)
"Reader's Digest Best Loved Books for Young Readers. Vol. IV". (Reader's Digest: Pleasantville, NY, 1966).
"Reader's Digest Condensed Books. Vol. IV, 1960". (Reader's Digest: Pleasantville, NY, 1960).
"Reader's Digest Condensed Books. Vol. II, 1967". (Reader's Digest: Pleasantville, NY, 1967).
"Reader's Digest Condensed Books. Vol. III, 1966". (Reader's Digest, Pleasantville, NY, 1966).
"Reader's Digest Condensed Books. Vol. I, 1967". (Reader's Digest: Pleasantville, NY, 1967).
"Reader's Digest Condensed Books. Vol. III, 1962". (Reader's Digest: Pleasantville, NY, 1962).
"Reader's Digest Condensed Books. Vol. IV, 1967". (Reader's Digest: Pleasantville, NY, 1967).
"Reader's Digest Condensed Books. Vol. II, 1966". (Reader's Digest: Pleasantville, NY, 1966).
"Reader's Digest Condensed Books, Vol. I, 1958". (Reader's Digest: Pleasantville, NY, 1958). Signed "Chip Knight" on the front
endpaper.
"Best Sellers from Reader's Digest Condensed Books". (Reader's Digest: Pleasantville, NY, 1961).
"Standing Up Country" by C.G. Crampton. (Knopf: New York, 1964).
"The Pony Express" by Lee Jensen. (Grosset & Dunlap: New York, 1957). Has dust jacket.
"The World Book. Vol. I (A-B)". (Roach-Fowler, Kansas City, 1931).
"The World Book. Vol. II (B-C)". (Roach-Fowler: Kansas City, 1931).
"The World Book. Vol. III (C-D)". (Roach-Fowler: Kansas City, 1931).
"The World Book. Vol. IV (D-F)". (Roach-Fowler: Kansas City, 1931).
"The World Book. Vol. V (F-H)". (Roach-Fowler: Kansas City, 1931).
"The World Book. Vol. VI (H-L)". (Roach-Fowler: Kansas City, 1931).
"The World Book. Vol. VII (L-M)". (Roach-Fowler: Kansas City, 1931).
"The World Book. Vol. VIII (M-O)". (Roach-Fowler: Kansas City, 1931).
"The World Book. Vol. IX (O-R)". (Roach-Fowler: Kansas City, 1931).
"The World Book. Vol. X (R-S)". (Roach-Fowler: Kansas City, 1931). T.P. Benton, written in pencil, on the front endpage.
"The World Book. Vol. XI (S-T)". (Roach-Fowler: Kansas City, 1931).
"The World Book. Vol. XII (T-Z)". (Roach-Fowler:Kansas City, 1931).
"The World Book Guide" (Roach-Fowler: Kansas City, 1931).
"A Student's History of Philosophy" by A.K. Rogers. revised edition. (Macmillan:London, 1911).
"Rhythm in Music" by G.A. Wedge. (G. Schrirmer: New York, 1927). Inscribed on front endpaper: "Jean I. Montague, 10 w. 53rd
st."
"The Scapegoat" by Daphene du Maurier. (Doubleday: New York, 1957). Has dust jacket. "Rita P. Benton" written in pencil on
the frontispiece.
"The Teacher". ed. Morris Ernest. (Prentice-Hall: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1967). Has dust jacket.
"Tributes of the American Academy: 1905-1941". (American Academy of Arts and Letters: New York, 1942).
"Painting in Public" by Maurice Grosser. (Knopf: New York, 1948). Has dust jacket.
"The Picture Gallery of Canadian History. Vol. I" by C.W. Jefferys. (Ryerson Press: Toronto, 1955). Has dust jacket.
"Mine Own People" by Rudyard Kipling. (Collier: New York, ca.1909).
"Love Story" by Erich Segal. (Signet: New York, 1970).
"The World of Serendipity" by Marcus Bach. (Prentice-Hall: Englewood Cliffs, 1970).
"The Harbour-Master" by W. McFee. (Literary Guild: New York,1932). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the frontispiece.
"Emerson's Essays". ed. R.W. Emerson. (Caxton House: New York, no date, ca.1930).
"The Best Short Stories of Dostoevsky". trans. D. Magarshack. (Modern Library: New York, ca. 1955).
"Le Comte de Monte-Cristo, Vol. II" by A. Dumes. (Garnier: Paris, 1956).
"Echoes of Assia" by Liam Brophy. (Franciscian Herald Press: Chicago, 1958). Has dust jacket. Note to Tom and Rita Benton,
from a friend on the frontispiece.
"Weather and Climate" by C.E. Koepps. (McKnight: Boston, 1935). Inscribed on title page: "T.P. Benton"
"The Native's Return" by L. Adamic. (Harper and Bros.: New York, 1934). Inscribed on title page "Rita P. Benton".
"Reveries of a Bachelor" by I. Marvel. (A. L. Burt: New York, Ca.1850). Inscribed on frontispiece "H.G. Wheeler, 1904".
"Readers and Writers" by A.R. Orange. (Knopf: New York, 1922). "Benton" inscribed on rear endpiece .
"Angel" by D. Hayward. (Doran: New York, 1926).
"How to See Modern Pictures" by R.M. Pearson. (Dial Press: New York, 1925).
"Try and Stop Me" by Bennett Cerf. (Simon & Schuster: New York, 1944). Note to T.P. Benton on the frontispiece from a friend.

"Land of the High Flags" by R. Klass. (Random House: New York, 1964), Has dust jacket.
"Origin and Evolution of Religion" by E.W. Hopkins. (Yale University Press: New Haven, 1923).
"John Steuart Curry's Pageant of America" by L. Schmeckebeir. (American Artist Group: New York, 1943). Note on the front
endpaper from the author to Thomas Hart Benton.
"Aesthetic" by Benedetto Croce. trans. D. Arnslie. (Macmillan:London, 1909).
"Britannica Junior. Vol. IX". (University of Chicago: Chicago, 1945)
"Webster's New International Dictionary". (G & C Merriam: Springfield, MA, 1935). Label on rear endpaper indicates it was
purchased from Bennett Schneider, Book Seller, Kansas City, MO.
"The Secret People" by J.B. Harris. (Lancer: New York, 1964).
"The Inheritors" by W. Golding. (Pocket Books: New York, 1963).
"The Portrait of a Lady" by Henry James. (Washington Square Press: New York, 1963).
"She" by H. Rider Haggard. (Lancer: New York, 1966).
"Elmer Gantry" by Sinclair Lewis. (Dell: New York, 1964). Inscribed "Rita Benton" on the front endpaper.
"Follow as the Night" by Pat McGerr. (Dell: New York, 1950). Inscribed on the title page: "For the Bentons, Merry Christmas,
December 25, 1952, Pat McGerr".
"Corpse Candle" by G. Bagby. (Popular Library: New York, 1967).
"The High Graders" by Louis L'Amour. (Bantam: New York, 1965).
"Soldiers" by Rolf Hochhuth. (Grove Press: New York, 1968).
"Twenty Letters to a Friend" by S. Alliluyava. (Avon: New York, 1967).
"The Seven Dials Mystery" by Agatha Christie. (Bantam: New York, 1964).
"I Leap Over the Wall" by M. Baldwin. (Signet: New York, 1957).
"St. Francis of Assisi" by J. Jorgensen. (Image Books: Garden City, NY, 1959).
"The Birth and Death of the Sun" by George Gamow. (Mentor: New York, 1954).
"The Left Hand of Darkness" by U.K. Leguin. (Ace: New York, 1969). Paperback.
"You Only Live Twice" by Ian Fleming. (Signet: New York, 1965). Paperback
"The Autobiography of Malcolm X" by Malcolm X. (Grove Press: New York, 1966). Inscribed on the title page "Jessie Benton".

"The Good Soldier" by F.M. Ford. (Vintage Books: New York, 1962).
"The President's Lady" by Irving Stone. (Avon: New York, 1951).
"The Twenty-Seventh Wife" by Irving Wallace. (Signet: New York, 1962).
"The I Hate to Housekeep Book" by Peg Bracken. (Crest: Greenwich, CT, 1965). Note to Rita Benton, from a friend on the inside
front cover.
"The Indifferent Children" by L. Auchincloss. (Signet: New York, 1965).
"The Scarlet Ruse" by J.D. MacDonald. (Fawcett: Greenwich, CT, 1973).
"The Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary" by Bishop Fulton J. Sheen. (Cathetical Guild Educational Society: St. Paul, 1952).
"To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee. (Popular Library, New York, 1962).
"Giants in the Earth" by O.E. Rolvaag. (Harper & Row: New York, 1955).
"The Son of God" by Karl Adam. (Image Books: Garden City, NY, 1960). Written on the front cover "Fr. Alvin".
"The Greek Coffin Mystery" by Ellery Queen. (Pocket Books: New York, 1945).
"Bambi" by Felix Salten. (Pocket Books: New York, 1939).
"The Spirit of Catholicism" by Karl Adams. (Image Books: Garden City, NY, 1960). Scribbling on the front cover.
"Mariners, Renegades and Castaways" by C.L.R. James. (C.L.R. James: New York, 1953).
"Casino Royale" by Ian Fleming. (Signet: New York, 1962). Paperback.
"The Pocketbook of Modern American Plays". ed. Bennett Cerf. (Pocket Books: New York, 1942).
"Medieval Essays" by C. Dawson. (Image Books: Garden City, NY, 1959).
"The Old Farmer's 1967 Almanac" by R. B. Thomas. (The Old Farmer's Almanac: Dublin, NH, 1966).
"St. Francis of Assisi" by G.K. Chesterton. (Image Books: Gardeb City, NY, 1960). Written on the front cover "Fr. Alvin".
"The Religions of Man" by Huston Smith. (Mentor: New York, 1961).
"Mr. Ames Against Time" by Phillip Child. (Popular Library: New York, 1949).
"The Man on the Balcony" by M. Sjowall and P. Wahloo. (Sphere: London, 1973).
"Revolutionary Road" by Richard Yates. (Dell: New York, 1971).
"Martin Chuzzlewit" by Charles Dickens. (Signet: New York, 1965).
"In Cold Blood" by Truman Capote. (Signet: New York, 1965).
"A Kind of Anger" by Eric Ambler. (Bantam: New York, 1965).
"Valley of the Dolls" by J. Susann. (Bantam:New York, 1967).
"Baby Doll" by Tennessee Williams. (Signet: New York, 1956).
"The Golden Age of Apuleius" trans. R. Graves. (Pocket Books: New York, 1955).
"The Well of Loneliness" by R. Hall. (Permabooks: New York, 1959).
"The Damned" by J.D. MacDonald. (Gold Medal: Greenwich, CT, ca.1955).
"The Citadel" by A.J. Cronin. (Council on Books in Wartime: New York, 1941-45). Odd shaped book from the Armed Services
Edition.
"A Treasury of Early Christianity". ed. A. Fremantle. (Mentor: New York, 1960).
"Walden" by Henry D. Thoreau. (Mentor: New York, 1955).
"Religion and the Rise of Western Culture" by C. Dawson. (Image Books: Garden City, NY, 1961).
"American Humor" by C. Rourke. (Anchor: Garden City, NY, 1953). Inscribed on the front endpaper: "To Tom and Rita, from the
Nesbitts".
"Democracy on the March" by D.E. Lilienthal. (Pocket Books: New York, 1945).
"On the Truth of the Catholic Faith. Book One: God" by St. Thomas Aquinas. (Image Books: Garden City, NY, 1961).
"On the Truth of the Catholic Faith. Book Two: Creation" by St. Thomas Aquinas. (Image Books: Garden City, Ny, 1960).
"On the Truth of the Catholic Faith. Book Three: Providence. Part I" by St. Thomas Aquinas. (Image Books: Garden City, NY,
1960).
"On the Truth of the Catholic Faith. Book Three: Providence. Part 2" by St. Thomas Aquinas. (Image Books: Garden City, NY,
1960).
"On the Truth of the Catholic Faith. Book Four: Salvation" by St. Thomas Aquinas. (Image Books: Garden City, NY, 1957).
"Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger. (Bantam: New York, 1961).
"The Italians" by Luigi Barzinin. (Bantam: New York, 1965). Inscribed on the front endpaper "Rita Benton".
"The Little Flowers of St. Francis" by Raphael Brown. (Image Books: Garden City, NY, 1958).
"Existence and the Existent" by J. Maritain. (Image Books: Garden City, NY, 1960).
"Orthodoxy" by G.K. Chesterson. (Image Books: Garden City, NY, 1959).
"The Sands of Tamanrasset" by M.M. Preminger. (Image Books: Garden City, NY, 1963).
"The Teachings of the Compassionate Buddha". ed. E.A. Burtt. (Mentor: New York, 1955).
"Belle" by Georges Simenon. (Signet: New York, 1954).
"The Pocket Book of Erskine Caldwell Stories" by E. Caldwell. (Pocket Books: New York, 1949).
"Cleopatra's Nights". ed. Allan Barnhard. (Dell: New York, 1950).
"Religion and the Rise of Western Culture" by C. Dawson. (Image Books: Garden City, NY, 1961).
"Six Contes Choisis par Guy De Maupassant". ed. F.R. Barton. (D.C. Heath: Boston, 1936). Part of the Heath Visible Vocabulary
French series.
"The Bellamy Trial" by F.N. Hart. (Dell: New York, 1958).
"The Lonely Crowd" by D. Riesman, et. al. (Anchor: Garden City, NY, 1953).
"Man in the Modern World" by J. Huxley. (Mentor: New York, 1955).
"The Whole Story" by M.J. Healy. (Confraternity of the Precious Blood: Brooklyn, NY, 1959).
"The Female" by P.I. Wellman. (Pocket Books: New York, ca,. 1955).
"Die in the Dark". (White Circle: Toronto, 1951).
"Julian" by Gore Vidal. (Signet: New Tork, 1965).
"Citizen Tom Paine" by Howard Fast. (Bantam: New York, 1945).
"From D-Day Through Victory in Europe". ed. P. Hollister and R. Strunsky. (Columbia Broadcasting System: New York, 1945).

"The Eternal Galilean" by Bishop Fulton J. Sheen. (Popular Library: New York, 1954).
"The Charterhouse of Parma" by Stendhal. (Doubleday: Garden City, NY, 1953).
"The Aims of Education" by A.M. Whitehead. (Mentor: New York, 1955).
"Socrates" by A.E. Taylor. (Doubleday: Garden City, NY, 1953).
"Mutiny on the Bounty" by C. Nordhoff and J.N. Hall. (Pocket Books: New York, 1943). Inscribed on the frontispiece "T.P.
Benton".
"The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone" by Tennessee Williams. (Signet: New York, 1952).
"From the Terrace" by John O'Hara. (Bantam: New York, 1960).
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde. (Modern Library: New York, 1950-55). "Rita P. Benton" is inscribed on the
frontispiece.
"The Wild Palms and the Old Man" by William Faulkner. (Signet: New York, 1954).
"What Happened in History" by Gordon Childe. (Penguin: New York, 1946).
"The Pocket History of the United States" by A. Nevins and H.S. Commager. (Pocket Books: New York, 1943).
"The I Hate to Cook Book" by Peg Bracken. (Crest: Greenwich, CT, 1966).
"Our Crowd" by S. Birmingham. (Dell: New York, 1968).
"The Phenomenom of Man" by T. de Chardin. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1961).
"Hamlet and Other Tragedies". ed. H.E. Harding. (Noble & Noble: New York, 1951).
"Premiere Etape" ed. by O.F. Bond. (Heath: Boston, 1947).
"The Autobiography of Benjamin Frankin" ed. by N.G. Goodman. (Modern Library: New York, 1932).
"The Voice of Your Father" by M. Wolter. (Franciscian Herald Press: Chicago, 1959). Note on the front endpaper from Father
Alvin to Tom & Rita.
"Achieving Peace of Heart" by N. Irala. (Wagner: London, 1954)
"Pocket Dictionary of the French and English Languages" ed. by J.E. Wessely. (Routledge: New York, no date).
"A Map of Life" by F.J. Sheed. (Sheed & Ward: New York, 1944).
"Them" by J.C. Oates. (Fawcett: Greenwich, CT, 1970).
"Crash Go the Chariots" by C. Wilson. (Lancer: New York, 1972).
"They Also Ran" by Irving Stone. (Signet: New York, 1968).
"The World of Rome" by M. Grant. (Mentor: New York, 1961).
"The Eighth Day" by Thornton Wilder. (Popular Library: New York, 1967).
"The Inferno" by Dante Aligheri. trans. John Ciardi. (Mentor: New York, 1963). Note from the author to Rita Benton on the title
page.
"The Purgatorio" by Dante Alighieri. trans. John Ciardi. (Mentor: New York, 1961). Note from the author to Tom Benton on the
title page.
"The Inferno" by Dante Alighieri. trans. John Ciardi. (Mentor: New York, 1962).
"The Age of Enlightmen" edited by Issiah Berlin. (Mentor: New York, 1956).
"The Words of St. Francis" by J. Meyer. (Franciscian Herald Press: Chicago, 1952). Note to Tom and Rita on the front endpaper
from Father Alvin.
"A Doll's House: An Enemy of the People" by H. Ibsen. (Modern Library: New York, no date).
"Make Sure of All Things". Anonymous. (Watchtower: Brooklyn, NY, 1953).
"The Mind and Heart of Augutine" by J.M. Flood. (Academy Guild Press: Fresno, CA, 1960).
"The Prince and the Discources" by N. Machiavelli. (Modern Library: New York, 1940).
"A Century of English Essays" edited by E. Rhys and L. Vaughn. (J.M. Dent: London, 1942).
"Death and Mary Dazill" by Mary Fitt. (Penguin: Hermondsworth, England, 1950).
"From Pearl Harbor to Tokyo" by Misc. authors. (Columbia Broadcasting System: New York, 1945).
"Mister Roberts" by T. Heggan. (Pocket Books: New York, 1950).
"Rickey" by C. Calitri. (Popular Library: New York, 1953).
"Truth Is My God" by Sam Goldfarb. (Operation Truth: Hollywood, FL, 1972).
"I Never Promised You a Rosegarden" by H. Green. (Signet: New York, 1964).
"My Family and Other Animals" by G. Durrell. (Viking: New York, 1966).
"March to the Sound of the Drums" by H.L. Oppenheimer. (Wabash Press: Danville, IL, 1967).
"Graphic Survey of Biology" by A.M. Weckstein and B. DeLeon. (Oxford Books: New York, 1954).
"The Judge" by R. West. (Doran: New York, 1922).
"The Literary Mind" by Max Eastman. (Scribner's: New York, 1932). Inscribed "Rita P. Benton" on the frontispiece.
"Studies in Dante: Second Series" by Edward Moore. (Clarendon Press: Oxford, England, 1899).
"Confessions of a Young Man" by George Moore. (Boni & Liveright: New York, 1917).
"Sons and Lovers" by D.H. Lawrence. (Signet: New York, ca. 1955).
"Great Pictures of Europe" by Thomas Munro. (Brentano's: New York, 1930).
"The Key to Peace" by C. Manion. (Hertiage Foundation: Chicago, 1950).
"1938 Essay Annual" edited by E.A. Walter. (Scott, Foresman and Co.: New York, 1938).
"We Took to the Woods" by L.D. Rich. (Lippincott: New York, 1942). Has dust jacket.
"Paris Underground" by Etta Shiber. (Scribner's: New York, 1943). Inscribed on the frontispiece: "Rita P. Benton".
"The Reader's Digest Reader" edited by Theodore Roosevelt. (Doubleday, Doran & Co.: New York, 1941).
"Mysterious Island" by Jules Verne. (International Book: New York, no date).
"The Timeless Land by E. Dazk. (Macmillian: New York, 1941). "Rita P. Benton, 1941" is inscribed on the frontispiece.
"Contemporary Social Movements" by Jerome Davis. (Appleton-Century: New York, 1930).
"Tabeau's Narrative of Loisel's Expedition to the Upper Missouri" edited A.H. Abel & translated by R.A. Wright. (University of
Oklahoma Press: Norman, OK, 1968).
"Each to the Other" by C. La Farge. (Coward-McCann: New York, 1939). "Rita & Tom Benton" inscribed on the frontispiece.

"The Story of America" by Hendrik Van Loon. (Garden City Publishing: Garden City, NY, 1927).
"Caleb Catlum's America" by Vincent McHugh. (Stackpole Sons: New York, 1936). Inscribed on the frontispiece: "Tom & Rita
Benton".
"Silver Dollar" by David Karsner. (Covici-Friede: New York, ca. 1931). "Rita P. Benton" inscribed on the front endpaper.
"The Scarlet Letters" by Ellery Queen. (Little, Brown & Co. : New York, 1953).
"Strangers and Brothers" by C.P. Snow. (Scribner's: New York, ca.1960). "Rita P. Benton" inscribed on the front endpaper.

"An Artist Grows Up in Mexico" by L. Brenner. (Beechhurst: New York, 1953). Book has dust jacket.
"Don Camillo Meets the Flower Children" by G. Guareschi. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux: New York, 1969).
"The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson. (Avon: New York, 1965).
"Tales of the Wilderness" by B. Pilniak. (Knopf: New York, 1925). "John Ellington, 1929" inscribed on the front endpaper.
"The Legislative Way of Life" by T.V. Smith. (University of Chicago Press: Chicago, 1940). Has dust jacket. Note from the author
to Tom Benton on the front endpaper.
"Facism and Social Revolution" by R.P. Dutt. (International: New York, 1934). Inscribed "Thomas H. Benton" on the front
endpaper.
"National Institute of Arts & Letters, 1970". (American Academy of Arts & Letters: New York, 1970).
"The Divine Comedy" translated by H. Johnson. (Yale University Press: New Haven, CT, 1916).
"Culture and Commitment" by M. Mead. (Doubleday: Garden City, NY, 1970).
"The History of Tom Jones" by H. Fielding. (Random House: New York, 1943). "Rita P. Benton, 1944" inscribed on the
frontispiece.
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova, Vol. I" by J. Casanova. (Privately published). "Rita P. Benton" inscribed on the frontispiece.

"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova, Vol. II" by J. Casanova. (Privately published). "Rita P. Benton" inscribed on the
frontispiece.
"To the Pure...." by M.L. Ernst and W. Seagle. (Viking: New York,1929).
"The Trees" by C. Ritcher. (Knopf: New York, 1940). "Rita P. Benton" inscribed on the front endpaper.
Congressional Directory, 85th Congress, 2nd Session. (U.S.G.P.O.: Washington, DC, 1958).
"Catfish and Crystal" by E. Kirschten. (Doubleday: Garden City, NY, 1960) Front endpaper has a note from the author to Tom
Benton.
"The Good Sheppard" by G. Gunnarsson. (Bobbs-Merrill: New York, 1940). Book has dust jacket.
"We're from Missouri" by Ward Allison Dorrance. (Missourian Press: Richmond, MO, 1938). Has ink & sepia drawing of "St.
Louis Waterfront" by Tom Benton as frontispiece illustration. Hardback, 97 pages. SE bookcase, middle shelf.
"Salute to Heaven" by M. Hausmann. (Knopf: New York, 1931).
"Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep" by L. Bemelmans. (Viking: New York, 1944). Inscribed on rear and front endpieces: "Rita P.
Benton, 1944".
"Thomas Forty" by E. Stanley. (Deull, Sloan and Pearce: New York, 1947). Note from the author to Tom Benton on the
frontispiece.
"Lawrence: The Last Crusade" by Selden Rodman. (Viking: New York, 1937). Note from the author to Tom Benton on the
frontispiece.
"The World, the Flesh and Father Smith" by Bruce Marshall. (Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 1945). Hardback, 191 pages. Inscribed
on the rear endpiece "Rita P. Benton". SE bookcase, middle shelf.
"The City and the Pillar" by Gore Vidal. (Signet: New York, 1961)
"Yankee from Olympus" by C.D. Bowen. (Little, Brown & Co. : Boston, 1944). Inscribed on the frontispiece: "Rita P. Benton, May
1944".
"They Were Expendable" by W.L. White. (Harcourt, Brace and Co.: New York, 1942). Inscribed on the frontispiece: "Rita P.
Benton". Book has dust jacket.
"Letters of John Marin" edited by H.J. Seligman. (Privately printed for An American Place: New York, 1931). Limited edition: #361
of 400. Most of the pages are still uncut.
"Strange Interlude" by E. O'Neill. (Boni & Liveright: New York.1928). On the frontispiece: "Rita P. Benton, 647 Hudson St.,
N.Y.C."
"Look to the Mountain" by LeGrand Cannon Jr. (Holt & Co.: New York, 1942). "Rita P. Benton" inscribed on the frontispiece.

"National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1948". (National Institute of Arts and Letters: New York, 1948).
"Cannery Row" by John Steinbeck. (Viking: New York, 1945). Inscribed on the front endpaper: "Jessie Benton".
"Modern Harmony in its Theory and Practice" by A. Foote and W.R. Spalding. (A.P. Schmidt Co.: New York, 1936).
"The Caldwell Caravan" by E. Caldwell. (World: New York, 1946). Bookplate of Arnold Adler is on the front endpaper.
"This Was Cicero" by H.J. Haskell. (Knopf: New York, 1942). Inscribed on front endpaper: "Rita P. Benton, Please Return".

"Life in the Far West" by G.F. Ruxton. (University of Oklahoma Press: Norman, OK, 1964). Inscribed on the front endpaper:
"Thomas Hart Benton" and his Kansas City address. Book has a dust jacket.
"Donner Pass" by G.R. Stewart. (California Historical Society: San Francisco, 1960)
"The New Harp of Columbia" by M.L. Swan. (Smith & Lamar: Nashville, TN, 1921). Note to Tom from a friend on the frontispiece.

"The Folklore of Capitalism" by T.W. Arnold. (Yale University Press: New Haven, CT, 1938). Signed "Thomas H. Benton" on the
frontispiece. Has dust jacket.
"The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck. (Viking: New York, 1939). Signed on the frontispiece: "Tom & Rita Benton, 1939".

"The Innocents Abroad. Vol. II" by Mark Twain. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1911).
"Brave Men" by Ernie Pyle. (Holt & Co.: New York, 1944). Has dust jacket.
"The Moon and Sixpence" by W. Somerset Maugham. (Grosset & Dunlap: New York, 1919). "Rita P. Benton" inscribed on the
frontispiece.
"Memoirs" by Jozsef Cardinal Mindszenty. (Macmillian: New York, 1924). Book has dust jacket.
"Personal History" by V. Sheean. (Doubleday, Doran & Co.: Garden City, NY, 1935). Note to Rita Benton from a friend on the
front endpaper.
"Arch of Triumph" by E.M. Remarque. (Appleton-Century: New York, 1945).
"The Building of America" by H. Rugg and L. Krueger. (Ginn: New York, 1936).
"The Days of Ofelia" by G. Diamant. (Mifflin: Boston, 1942). Book has dust jacket. Inscribed on the front endpaper "Rita P.
Benton".
"The Voice of Bugle Ann" by MacKinlay Cantar. (Coward-McCann: New York, 1935). Book has dust jacket. Note from the author
to Tom Benton on the front endpaper, dated 1944.
"Out of My Time" by M. Mannes. (Doubleday: Garden City, NY, 1971). Book has dust jacket.
"On Facing the World" by L.J. Halle. (Wm. Sloane Associates: New York, 1950). Book has dust jacket.
"Background for Venus" by J. Lavar. (Knopf: New York, 1935).
"Bellarion the Fortunate" by R. Sabatini. (Grosset & Dunlap: New York, 1926). Bookplate of Jack L. Nesbitt is mounted on the
frontispiece.
"Never Ask the End" by I. Paterson. (Literary Guild: New York, 1933).
"The Ivory Mischief" by A. Meeker. (Mifflin: Boston, 1942). Inscribed on the frontispiece: "Rita P. Benton".
"Underground to Palestine" by I.F. Stone. (Boni & Gaer: New York, 1946). Book has dust jacket.
"Mozart" by M. Davenport. (Chautauqua Press: Chautauqua, NY, 1932). Inscribed on the frontispiece: "Robert MacDonald
Graham, Des Moines, Iowa, 1935".
"I Promessi Sposi" by A. Manzoni. (P.F. Collier & Son: New York, 1909). One of the Harvard Classics series, Vol. XXI. "Rita P.
Benton" inscribed on the frontispiece.
"Commemorative Tributes of the American Academy of Arts and Letters 1942-1951". (American Academy of Arts and Letters:
New York, 1951).
"Effective Personal Letters" by W.H. Butterfield. (Prentice-Hall: New York, 1946).
"Everyday Biology" by F.D. Curtis, et. al. (Ginn: New York, 1940).
Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the National Institute of Arts and Letters. Second series, number
sixteen. (American Academy of Arts and Letters: New York, 1966).
"Ein altes Spielbuch" by F.J. Giesbert. (B. Schott's Sohne: Mainz, Germany, ca.1930)
"The Conquest of America" by H. Rugg. (Ginn: New York, 1937).
"Antisemitism" by H. Valentin. (Viking: New York, 1936).
"Eyeless in Gaza" by Aldous Huxley. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1936).
"The Story of Kansas City. Vol. I" by Emma Serl. (Board of Education: Kansas City, MO, 1924). "T.P. Benton" inscribed on the
frontispiece.
"Latin America" by P. Cutright. et. al. (Macmillian: New York, 1945). Pencil drawings by Jessie Benton on the inside covers and
the endpapers.
"The Painted Arrow" by F. Gaither. (Macmillian: New York,1937).
"Broadcasting and the Bill of Rights". (National Association of Broadcasters, 1947).
"Five Little Peppers Midway" by M. Sydney. (Grosset & Dunlap: New York, 1918).
"The Embezzelers" by V. Kataev. (Dial Press: New York, 1929).
"New Plane Geometry" by A.M. Welchons and W.R. Krickenberger. (Ginn: New York, 1952). "Jessie Benton" inscribed on the
front endpaper. Notes and drawings throughout the text.
"Latin for Americans. First Book" by E. Ullman. (Macmillian: New York, 1953). Book is heavily scribbled throughout.
"Everyday Algebra" by W. Betz. (Ginn: New York, 1951). Book is heavily scribbled throughout.
"Everyday Algebra" by W. Betz. (Ginn: New York, 1951).
"Studies in Dante" by E. Moore. (Clarendon Press: Oxford, England, 1896)
"Writer's Guide and Index to English" by P.G. Perrin. (Scott, Foresman & Co.: New York, 1942).
"How to Make Good Pictures" by Anonymous. (Eastman Kodak: Rochester, NY, no date).
"Liliom" by F. Molnar. (Boni & Liveright: New York, 1922). Inscribed "Belia Ellington, 1930" on the frontispiece.
"Pathways in Science. Vol III. (Our Wide, Wide, World)" by G.S. Craig and S.E. Baldwin. (Ginn: New York, 1932). Inscribed "T.P.
Benton" on the frontispiece.
"English in Action" by J.C. Tressler and K. Tressler. (Heath: New York, 1934)
"150th Anniversary Exhibition of Lithography" by Anonymous. (Print Club of Rochester: Rochester, NY, 1948).
"Third Year Latin" by B. Meinecke. (Allyn and Bacon: New York, 1954).
National Institute of Arts & Letters. 1947. (National Institute of Arts & Letters: New York, 1947).
"Dialogue avec Le Visible" by Rene Huyghe. (Flammarioin: Paris, 1958). Signed Thomas H. Benton and address on the front
endpaper. Has dust jacket which is torn.
"The Age of Indiscretion" by C.B. Davis. (Lippincott: New York, 1950). Has dust jacket and Rita P. Benton inscribed on the front
endpaper
"Sanamu" by R. Dick-Read. (Rupert Hart-Davis: London, 1964). Book has two dust jackets.
"Vocabula Amatoria" by J.S. Farmer. (University Books: New Hyde Park, NY, 1966). Book has dust jacket.
"The Book of Indian Crafts and Indian Lore" by J.H. Saloman. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1928).
"Tropic of Cancer" by Henry Miller. (Grove Press: New York, 1961).
"Recollections of James Francis Riley 1838-1918" by J.R. Riley. (John R. Riley: Independence, MO, 1959). Note to Tom from the
author on the front endpaper.
"Our Yuletide Heritage" by Anonymous. (Windsor Art Productions: New York, 1948).
"A Semicentennial History" by F.C. Shoemaker. (State Historical Society of Missouri: Columbia, MO, 1948).
"Ol' Paul" by Glen Rounds. (Holiday House: New York, 1936). Autographed by the author.
"Fra Angelo Bomberto in the Underworld of Art" by J.G. Wolcott. (Hill Press: Lowell, MA, 1946). Note to Tom from the author on
the title page.
"An Ozark Anthology" edited by Vance Randolph. (Caxton: Caldwell, OH, 1939). Most of the pages are missing. Originally
contained a story entitled "America's Yesterday" by Thomas Hart Benton.
"A Guide to Great Orchestral Music" by S. Spaeth. (Modern Library: New York, 1943).
"Music in History" by H.D. McKinney and W.R. Anderson. (American Book Co.: New York, 1940). Inscribed "Tom & Rita Benton"
on the frontispiece.
"The Little Book of the Symphony" by K. Carnes and J. Pastene. (Howell, Soskin & Co: New York, 1941).
"Lord of London" by C. Burlingame. (D. Appleton-Century Co.: New York, 1944).
"English in Action". Book One, revised edition by J.C. Tressler. (D.C. Heath and Co.: New York, 1935). Book is pencil marked
throughout.
"Lavengro" by G. Borrow. (John Murray: London, 1914)
"Tales About Joplin" by E.M. Jones. (Harragan House: Joplin, MO, 1962). Note to Tom from the author on the frontispiece.

"The Music Lover's Handbook" by E. Siegmeister. (Morrow: New York, 1943).
"The Carpenter's Tool Chest" by T. Hibben. (Lippincott: New York, 1933). Note from the author to T.P. Benton on the dedication
page.
"The Democratic Way of Life" by T.V. Smith. (University of Chicago: Chicago, 1939). Book has dust jacket which is torn. Note
from the author to T.P. Benton on the front endpaper.
"Strange Empire" by J.K. Howard. (Morrow: New York, 1952). Book has dust jacket which is badly torn.
"Renaissance in Italy" by J.A. Symonds. (Modern Library: New York, 1935). Volume Two. Note from Rita Benton to a friend on
the frontispiece.
"Duns Scotus" by E. Bettoni. (Catholic University of America Press: Washington, DC, 1961).
"The Golden Bough" by Sir J.G. Frazer. (Macmillian: New York, 1942).
"Geography" by C.L. White and G.T. Renner. (Appleton-Century: New York, 1936).
"Popo's Miracle" by C.M. Simon. (E.F. Dutton & Co.: New York, 1938). Note to T.P. Benton from the author on the frontispiece.

"Il Fuoco" by G. D"Annunzio. (Casa Editrice F. Bideri: Naples, Italy, 1914)
"4 American Biographies" edited by E. Fuller and O.B. Davis. (Harcourt, Brace & World: New York, 1961).
"Present Day Italian" by J.L. Russo. (D.C. Heath: Boston, 1947).
"Dragging the Main" by David Ray. (Cornell University Press: Ithaca, NY, 1968). Note to Tom Benton from the author on the front
endpaper. Book has dust jacket.
"Immigrant's Return" by A.M. Pellegrini. (Macmillian: New York, 1951). Signed on the front endpaper: "Thomas H. Benton".

"The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume One" by Edward Gibbon. (Modern Library: New York).
"A New Anthology of Modern Poetry" edited by Selden Rodman. (Literary Guild: New York, 1938). Book has dust jacket. Signed
on the frontispiece: "Rita P. Benton".
"Adventures in Reading" by J.M. Ross and B.J. Thompson. (Harcourt, Brace & Co.: New York, 1941). Colored illustrations facing
the title page is a reproduction of Benton's, "T.P. and Jake."
"Hawaii" by James Mitchner. (Random House: New York, 1959). Long note from the author to Tom on the front endpaper.

"A History of Philosphy" by A.G. Fuller. (Holt & Co.; New York, 1938). Signed "T.P. Benton" on the front endpaper.
"Renaissance in Italy, Vol. I" by J.A. Symonds. (Modern Library: New York, 1935). Benton and local address written on both front
and rear endpapers.
"Dr. Schweitzer" by Norman Cousins. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1960). Book has dust jacket.
"This is the Challenge" by William Benton. (Associated College Presses: New York, 1958). Book has dust jacket. Note from the
author to Tom on the front endpaper.
"Florence" by E. Pucci. (Valmartina: Florence, Italy, 1957). Signed "Thomas H. Benton" on the front endpaper.
"British Poetry and Prose" edited by P.L. Leider, et. alia. (Houghton Mifflin: New York, 1928).
"Henry the Eighth" by F. Hackett. (Liveright: New York, 1929).
"The Unprejudiced Palate" by A.M. Pellegrini. (Macmillian: New York, 1948). Book has dust jacket. Note from the author to
Benton on the front endpaper.
"The Unprejudiced Palate" by A.M. Pellegrini. (Macmillian: New York, 1948). Book has dust jacket.
"Americans by Choice" by A.M. Pellegrini. (Macmillian: New York, 1956). Note to the Benton family from the author on the front
endpaper.
"The Education of T.C. Mits" by H.G. & L.R. Lieber. (W.W. Norton: New York, 1944). Book has dust jacket. Signed "Jessie
Benton" on the front endpaper.
"From Classic to Romantic" by W.J. Bate (Harvard University Press: Cambridge, MA, 1946).
"El Camino Real, Book One" by E.M. Jarrett & B.J.M. McManus. (Houghton Mifflin: New York, 1953). Signed: "Rita P. Benton" on
the front endpaper.
"Living in a Troubled World" edited by B.H. Hall & R. Rhodes. (Hallmark Cards: Kansas City, MO, 1967). Book has dust jacket.
Note from a friend to Rita Benton on the frontispiece.
"Consider the Lilies" edited by M.J. Heller. (Hallmark Cards: Kansas City, MO, 1967). Book has dust jacket.
"The Victorian Conscience" by C.R. Decker. (Twayne: New York, 1952). Note from the author to the Bentons on the front
endpaper.
"Artist at War" by George Biddle. (Viking: New York, 1944). Book has dust jacket. Long note from the author to the Bentons on
the title page.
"The Old Wives' Tale" by A. Bennett. (Grosset & Dunlap: New York, 1911). Signed: "Rita P. Benton" on the frontispiece.

"A City on a Mountain" by P.P. Parente. (Grail: St. Meinard, IN, 1956).
"Reckoning at Summit Springs" by R.G. Sparks. (Lowell Press: Kansas City, MO, 1969). Note from the author to Frank Tallman
on the dedication page.
"A Geologist View of Cape Cod" by A.N. Strahler. (Natural History Press: Garden City, NY, 1966).
Originally a hardback anthology of mystery stories edited by Dorothy L. Sayers about a thousand pages of which still remain.
Now the covers, binding, title and printing pages are gone.
"America's March Towards Democracy, Part I" edited by Harold Rugg. (Lincoln School of Teachers College: New York, 1926).

"Explorers and Settlers Westward Bound" edited by Harold Rugg. (Lincoln School of Teachers College: New York, 1926).
"Problems of American Industry and Business" edited by Harold Rugg. (Lincoln School of Teachers College: New York, 1926).

"America and Her Immigrants" edited by Harold Rugg. (Lincoln School of Teachers College: New York, 1926).
"How Nations Live Together" edited by Harold Rugg. (Lincoln School of Teachers College: New York, 1926).
"America's March Towards Democracy, Part II" edited by Harold Rugg. (Lincoln School of Teachers College: New York, 1926).

"Problems of American Government" edited by Harold Rugg. (Lincoln School of Teachers College: New York, 1926).
"The Victim is Always the Same" by I.S. Cooper. (Harper & Row: New York, 1973). Book has dust jacket. Note from the author to
Thomas Hart Benton on the reverse of the dedicatory page.
"Sicily: An Archaeological Guide" by M. Guido. (Faber & Faber: London, 1967). Book has dust jacket.
"For Us, The Living" by M. Evers and W. Peters. (Doubleday: New York, 1967). Book has dust jacket. Note from the author to
Benton on the front endpaper.
"Greater Cleveland Mathematics Program, Vol. IV". Misc. authors. (Science Research Associates: Chicago, 1964).
"The Great Short Stories of de Maupassant". (Pocket Books: New York, 1942).
"La Cattedrale di Sienna" by Aldo Lusini. (Tipografia ex Cooperativa: Sienna, Italy).
"Missouri Heritage" by Lew Larkin. (American Press: Columbia, MO, 1968). Note from the author to Tom on the title page.
"Poems" by Herbert Bitterman. (Conrad Group: Montclair, NJ, 1945).
"La Bimbina" by A.M. Pellegrini. Reprinted from "Pacific Spectator", Autumn 1949.
"Musick Medley" by A. Musick. (A. Musick: Colorado Springs, CO, 1971).
"Radici al Vento" by R.Z. Marinoni. (Mario Bazzi: Milano, Italy, 1956). Book has dust jacket. Author's autograph on the front
endpaper.
"Over the Old Ozark Trails" by P. Spurlock. (White River Leader: Branson, MO, 1939). Note from the author to Tom on the
frontispiece.
"Art and Freedom. Vol. I" by H.M. Kallen. (Duell, Sloan & Pearce: New York, 1942).
"Art and Freedom. Vol. II" by H.M. Kallen. (Duell, Sloan & Pearce: New York, 1942).
"City of the Future" by H.C. Haskell and R.B. Fowler. (Frank Glenn Publishing: Kansas City, 1950).
"Annals of the City of Kansas" by C.C. Spalding. Originally printed in 1858. (Frank Glenn Publishing: Kansas City, MO, 1950).

"Philosophy in the Twentieth Century. Vol. I" edited by W. Barrett and H.D. Aiken. (Random House: New York, 1962). Note glued
to the frontispiece from a friend of Benton's, Lyman Field.
"Philosophy in the Twentieth Century. Vol. II" edited by W. Barrett and H.D. Aiken. (Random House: New York, 1962).
"Philosophy in the Twentieth Century. Vol. III" edited by W. Barrett and H.D. Aiken. (Random House: New York, 1962).
"Philosophy in the Twentieth Century. Vol. IV" edited by W. Barrett and H.D. Aiken. (Random House: New York, 1962).
"Early American Firearms" by R. Abels. (World: Cleveland, 1950).
"Currier & Ives" by F.A. Conningham. (World: Cleveland, 1950).
"American Glass" by K.M. McClinton. (World: Cleveland, 1950).
"Pennsylvania Dutch Art" by R. Adams. (World: Cleveland, 1950).
"American Rugs" by E. Ries. (World: Cleveland, 1950).
"American Silver" by K.C. Buhler. (World: Cleveland, 1950).
"Christ in the Gospel" edited by J.B. Frey. (Confraternity of the Precious Blood: New York, 1949).
"Wyoming Speaks in Pictures" edited by R.B. David. (Prairie Publishing: Wyoming, no date).
"Three Parts Scotch" by G. Burton. (Bobbs-Merrill: New York, 1946). Book has a dust jacket. Note to Tom from the author on the
front endpaper.
"Primitive Art" by F. Boas. (H. Aschehoug & Co.: Oslo, 1927). Label on the rear endpiece indicates that book was purchased
from Bretano's, NYC.
"A Field Guide to Mexican Birds" by R.T. Peterson and E.L. Chalif. (Houghton-Mifflin: New York, 1973). Book has dust jacket.
Note from E.L. Chalif to the Bentons on the title page.
"Just for You" by H.S. Rice. (Gibson Greeting Cards: New York, 1963). Note to Rita Benton from Jerry and Aaron Pyle on the title
page.
"The Evolution of Harmony" by C.H. Kitson. (Clarendon Press: Oxford, England, 1947).
"The Hour" by B. DeVoto. (Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 1951).
Congressional Directory. 86th Congress, 1st Session.
"Aristotle and the Art of Poetry" translated by I. Bywater. (Clarendon Press: Oxford, England, 1909).
"America's March Towards Democracy" by H. Rugg. (Ginn & Co.: Boston, 1937).
"Jim Bridger" by C.A. Hollmann and M.M. Plummer. (Vantage Press: New York, 1953). Book has dust jacket. Autographed by
Hollmann on the front endpaper.
"The Second Sex" by S. de Beauvoir. (Knopf: New York, 1953). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the front endpaper.
"Catalogue" by G. Milburn. (Harcourt, Brace & Co.: New York, 1953). Book has "Review Copy" marked on the front endpaper.

"The Critique of Humanism" edited by C.H. Gratten. (Brewer & Warren: New York, 1930).
"The New Sun" by T. Yashima. (H. Holt & Co.: New York, 1943). Book has dust jacket.
"Scaramouche" by R. Sabatini. (Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 1922)
"Walking on Gold" by P. Crawford. (J. Messner: New York, 1940). Book has dust jacket. Note to T.P. Benton from the book's
illustrator on the front endpaper.
"The Female" by P.I. Wellman. (Doubleday: Garden City, NY, 1953).
"Source Book in Ancient Philosophy" by C.M. Bakewell. (Scribner's Sons: New York, 1909).
"Shakespeare, The Complete Works" edited by G.B. Harrison. (Harcourt, Brace & Co.: New York, 1952).
"Harvard Classics. Vol. 36". (Collier & Sons: New York, 1910). "Rita P. Benton" signed on the frontispiece.
"Plutarch" translated by J. Dryden. (Modern Library: New York, no date). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the frontispiece.
"Philosophy: An Introduction" by J.H. Randall and J. Buchler. (Barnes & Noble: New York, 1946).
"Cuba Libre" by MacKinlay Kantor. (Coward-McCann: New York, 1940). Book has dust jacket. Note from the author to T.P.
Benton on the front endpaper.
"General Biology" by B.M. Newman. (College Entrance Book Co.: New York, 1934).
"The Epic of America" by J.T. Adams. (Blue Ribbon: New York, 1941). Has dust jacket which is torn.
"History of Lincoln University" by W.S. Savage. (Lincoln University: Jefferson City, MO, 1939). Autographed by the author on the
front endpaper.
"One American" by F. Hunt. (Simon & Schuster: New York, 1938). Book has dust jacket which is torn.
"Radio Listening in America" by P.F. Lazarsfeld and P.L. Kendall. (Prentice-Hall: New York, 1948). Book has dust jacket.
"Long Remember" by MacKinlay Kantor. (Coward-McCann: New York, 1934). Book has dust jacket which is torn. Note to Rita
Benton from the author on the front endpaper, dated March 18, 1944.
"Gentle Annie" by MacKinlay Kantor. (Coward-McCann: New York, 1942). Note to Tom Benton from the author on the front
endpaper dated March 18, 1944.
"Premiere Etape" by O.F. Bond. (D.C. Heath & Co.: Boston, 1947). Signed "Jessie Benton" on the front endpaper.
"A Child's Geography of the World" by V.M. Hillyer. (Appleton-Century: New York, 1937).
"The Federal Government in Greater Kansas City" by O.W. Price. (Greater Kansas City Federal Business Association: Kansas
City, MO, 1939). Note to Tom Benton from the author on the front endpaper.
"Prose and Poetry, Fifth Year" by F.L. Avery and C.B. Burton. (L.W. Singer Co. : Syracuse, NY, 1935). Signed "T.P. Benton" on
the frontispiece.
"Indians of the Plains" by R.H. Lowie. (McGraw-Hill: New York, 1954). Book has dust jacket which is torn.
"Ozark Superstitions" by V. Randolph. (Columbia University Press: New York, 1947).
"The Red-Haired Lady" by E. Corbett. (Doubleday, Doran & Co.: Garden City, NY, 1945).
"Ridpath's History of the World. Vol. V" by J.C. Ridpath. (Jones Brothers: Cincinnati, 1913).
"Ridpath's History of the World. Vol. III" by J.C. Ridpath. (Jones Brothers: Cincinnati, 1912).
"Missouri: The Center State. Vol. I" by W.B. Stevens. (S.J. Clarke: Chicago, 1915).
"Missouri: The Center State. Vol II" by W.B. Stevens. (S.J. Clarke: Chicago, 1915).
"Missouri: The Center State. Vol. III" by W.B. Stevens. (S.J. Clarke: Chicago, 1915).
"Missouri: The Center State. Vol. IV" by W.B. Stevens. (S.J. Clarke: Chicago, 1915).
"History of the United States. Vol. I" by J.A. Spencer. (Johnson, Fry & Co.: New York, 1866).
"History of the United States. Vol. II" by J.A. Spencer. (Johnson, Fry & Co.: New York, 1866).
"History of the United States. Vol. III" by J.A. Spencer. (Johnson, Fry & Co.: New York, 1866).
"History of the United States. Vol. IV" by J.A. Spencer. (Johnson,Fry & Co.: New York, 1866).
"Go to the Widow-Maker" by J. Jones. (Delacorte: New York, 1967).
"Interwoven" by S.R. Matthews. (Carl Hertzog: El Paso, 1958). Book has a transparent plastic dust jacket. Note to Tom Benton
from a relative of the author on one of the endpapers.
"The Harvard Advocate Anthology" edited by D. Hall. (Twayne: New York, 1950). Book has dust jacket. Signed "Rita P. Benton"
on the front endpaper.
"Introduction to St. Thomas Aquinas" edited by A.C. Pegis. (Modern Library: New York, 1948). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the
frontispiece.
"The Son of Man" by E. Ludwig. (Garden City Publishing: Garden City, NY, 1928).
"Proceedings. Second Series, Number Nine". (American Academy of Arts & Letters: New York, 1959).
"The Red Frontier" edited by E. Markham. (Wise & Co.: New York, 1912).
"The Treasures of Mission Santa Ines" by K. Baer. (Academy of California Church History: Fresno, CA, 1956). Book has dust
jacket.
"My Life in the Mountains and on the Plains" by D. Meriweather. (University of Oklahoma Press: Norman, OK, 1965). Book has
dust jacket.
"Diary & Letters of Josiah Gregg: Excursions in Mexico and California" edited by M.G. Fulton. (University of Oklahoma Press:
Norman, OK, 1958). Book has dust jacket. Note to Tom Benton from friends on the front endpaper.
"Diary & Letters of Josiah Gregg: Southwestern Enterprises" edited by M.G. Fulton. (University of Oklahoma Press: Norman, OK,
1958). Book has dust jacket. Note from friends to Tom Benton on the front endpaper.
"Consumption-Key to Full Prosperity". (Conference on Economic Progress: Washington, D.C., May 1957).
"Cleans & Dirtys" by Shelly Berman. (Price, Sloan & Stern: Los Angeles, 1966). Book has dust jacket.
"As I Live and Breathe" by J.D. Weaver. (Rinehart & Co.: New York, 1959). Book has dust jacket. Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the
front endpaper.
"Reflections on the End of an Era" by R. Niebuhr. (Scribner's: New York, 1934). Signed "Blanche W. Hull, 1934, Route 6,
Kalamazoo, MI" on the front endpaper.
"Climb 'Til Your Dream Comes True" by H.S. Rice. (Gibson Greeting Cards: New York, 1964). Note to Tom Benton from Aaron
and Jerry Pyle on the frontispiece.
"Can Europe Keep the Peace" by F.H. Simonds. (Harper Bros: New York, 1931). Signed "Mary B. Chilles" on the front endpaper.

"The Outlines of Sociology" by E.A. Ross. (Century: New York, 1923).
"A Popular History of Philosophy" by M.M. Kaunitz. (World: Cleveland, 1941). Has dust jacket.
"The Symbols of Government" by T. W. Arnold. (Yale University Press: New Haven, CT, 1937). Book has dust jacket.
"The Thirty-First Floor" by P. Wahloo. (Bantam: New York, 1971).
"Low Man on a Totem Pole" by H. Allen Smith. (Doubleday, Doran & Co.: New York, 1943). Note to Tom Benton from a friend on
the frontispiece.
"Les Sequestres D'Altona" by Jean-Paul Sarte. (Gallimard: Paris, 1960).
"Nekrassov" by Jean-Paul Sartre. (Gallimard: Paris, 1956).
"How to Win Friends and Influence People" by Dale Carnegie. (Pocket Books: New York, 1948).
"As Much as I Dare" by B. Johnson. (Ives Washburn: New York, 1944). Signed "Thomas Hart Benton" on the front endpaper.

"C/O Postmaster" by Corporal T.R. St. George. (Crowell: New York, 1943). Book has dust jacket. Signed "Rita P. Benton, 1943"
on the frontispiece.
"Save America First" by J. Frank. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1938). Book has dust jacket which is torn. Signed "Rita & Tom
Benton, 1938" on the frontispiece.
"Headhunting in the Solomon Islands" by C. Mytinger. (Macmillian: New York, 1942).
"Reveille in Washington" by M. Leech. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1941).
"This Is America's Story" by H.B. Wilder. et al. (Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 1950). Book is pencil marked throughout. Signed
"Jessie Benton" on the front endpaper.
"Native Son" by R. Wright. (Modern Library: New York, 1942).
"The Great Merchants" by T. Mahoney. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1955). Note to Tom Benton from the author on the front
endpaper.
"The Making of Tomorrow" by Raoul de Roussy de Sales. (Reynal & Hitchcock: New York, 1942). Book has dust jacket which is
torn. Page numbers written in a vertical column on the front endpaper.
"Growing Superior Children" by I.N. Kugelmass. (Appleton-Century: New York, 1936). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the
frontispiece.
"The Hurricane's Children" by C. Carmer. (Farrar & Rinehart: New York, 1937). Note to Tom Benton from the author on the front
endpaper.
"Treasure Mountain" by E.P. Kelly. (Macmillian: New York, 1937. Book has dust jacket which is torn.
"Le Comte de Monte-Cristo" by A. Dumas. (Garnier: Paris, 1956). Benton's name and address are written on the front cover in
ink.
"Mademoiselle de Maupin" by T. Gautier. (Garnier: Paris, 1955).
"Ventisette Secoli Di Storia D'Italia" by B. Barbadoro. (Felice le Monnier: Florence, 1967).
"Philosophie De L'Art" by Hippolyte Taine. (Hachette: Paris, 1942). Book has a clear wrapper around it. Thomas Hart Benton's
name and address are written on the front cover in pencil.
"Les Mains Sales" by Jean-Paul Sartre. (Gallimard: Paris, 1948).
"The New York Times Guide to Personal Finance" by S. Nuccio. (Harper & Row: New York, 1967).
"The Seven Miracles of Gubbio" by R.L. Bruckberger. (McGraw-Hill: New York, 1948). Book has dust jacket which is torn. "For
Jessie, 1950", written in pencil, on the front endpaper.
"Guide to San Luis Potosi" by J. Meade. (J. Meade: Mexico City, 1946). Possibly signed by the author on the title page.
"Technology in a Changing World" by C.N. Kimball. (Privately printed, 1968). Note to Tom Benton from the author on the front
endpaper.
"Interface" by C.N. Kimball. (Privately published, 1973). Note to Tom Benton from the author on the front endpaper.
"Fragments from My Diary" by Maxim Gorki. (Philip Alan & Co.: London, 1924). "John Ellington-1929-" inscribed on the
frontispiece.
"Missouri Reports. Vol. 347". (E.W. Stephens: Columbia, MO, 1942).
"Official Manual of the State of Missouri, 1949-1950". Benton's name is imprinted in gold-leaf at the bottom right-hand corner of
the front cover.
"Source Book for Social Origins" by W.I. Thomas. (University of Chicago: Chicago, 1909).
"The French Lieutenant's Woman" by J. Fowles. (Signet: New York, 1970).
"Nothing Like the Sun" by A. Burgess. (Ballantine: New York, 1965).
"The Picture Gallery of Canadian History, Vol. 3" by C.W. Jefferys. (Ryerson Press: Toronto, 1950). Book has dust jacket.
"The Picture Gallery of Canadian History, Vol. 2" by C.W. Jefferys. (Ryerson Press: Toronto, 1953). Book has dust jacket.
"Changing Governments and Changing Cultures" by H. Rugg. (Ginn & Co.: Boston, 1937).
"Higher Education and Society". Symposium. (University of Oklahoma Press: Norman, OK, 1936).
"America and Alfred Stieglitz" edited by W. Frank, et. al. (Doubleday, Doran & Co.: Garden City, NY, 1934). Signed "Rita P.
Benton", on the front endpaper.
"An Aquarium Book for Boys and Girls" by A. Morgan. (Charles Scribner's Sons: New York, 1936). Stamped on the front
endpaper: "Sunset Hill School, Junior Library".
"Let's Get Well" by A. Davis. (Harcourt, Brace & World: New York, 1965). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the frontispiece.
"Let's Cook It Right" by A. Davis. (Signet: New York, 1970).
"Italian Journeys" by W.D. Howells. (Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 1901). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the frontispiece.
"Lazaro in the Pueblos" by C.J. Cannon. (Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 1931).
"The Fifth Seal" by M. Aldanov. (Chas. Scribner's Sons: New York, 1943). Book has dust jacket.
"The Works of Plato" edited by I. Edman. (Tudor: New York, 1931).
"The Mechanical Conquest of America" edited by H. Rugg. (Lincoln School of Teachers College: New York, 1926).
"Pioneer's Progress" by A. Johnson. (University of Nebraska Press: Nebraska, 1960). Markings indicate that book was taken
from the New School Library.
"Parenthood and Race Culture" by C.W. Salesby. (Moffat, Yard & Co.: New York, 1909). Inscribed on the front endpaper: "To
Rita, from S.M.A."
"The Bible". Book plate on the inside of the front cover indicates that this book was originally the property of Seventh Day
Adventist Church of South Lancaster, MA, Nov. 6, 1872.
"The New Alinement of Life" by R.W. Trine. (Dodge: New York, 1913). Note on the front endpaper, to someone other than the
Bentons.
"The Mass in Slow Motion" by R. Knox. (Sheed & Ward: New York, 1948). Book has dust jacket.
"A Concise History of Religion. Vol III" by F.J. Gould. (Watts & Co.: London, 1897).
"Dry Martini" by J. Thomas. (Brentano's: London, 1926). Signed "Vernon E. Morgan, 1928" on the front endpaper.
"The Fighting Instinct" by E. Bovet. (Dodd, Mead & Co.: New York, 1923).
"The Formation of Vegetable Mould" by C. Darwin. (D. Appleton: New York, 1897).
"Insectivorous Plants" by C. Darwin. (D. Appleton: New York, 1897).
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication. Vol. I" by C. Darwin. (D. Appleton: New York, 1897).
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication. Vol. II" by C. Darwin. (D. Appleton: New York, 1897).
"The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin. Vol. I" edited by F. Darwin. (D. Appleton: New York, 1897).
"The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin. Vol. II" edited by F. Darwin. (D. Appleton: New York, 1897).
"Man The Unknown" by A. Carrel. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1935). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the front endpaper.
"A Concise History of Religion. Vol. II" by F.J. Gould. (Watts & Co.: London, 1895).
"The Art of Thinking" by E. Dimnet. (Simon & Schuster: New York, 1929).
"Matter and Some of Its Dimensions" by W.K. Carr. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1913).
"Cowboy Economics" by H.L. Oppenheimer. (Interstate: Danville, IL, 1966). Book has dust jacket. Note to Tom and Rita Benton
from the author, on the front endpaper.
"Three Men in Texas" edited by R. Dugger. (University of Texas: Austin, TX, 1967). Book has dust jacket.
"I'm No Hero" by C. Plumb. (Independence Press: Independence, MO, 1973). Book has dust jacket. Note to Thomas Hart Benton
from the author on the front endpaper.
"The Thorndike-Century Junior Dictionary" by E.L. Thorndike. (Scott, Foresman and Co.: New York, 1935). Signed "T.P. Benton"
on the front endpaper.
"Our World Today" by D.F. Stull and R.W. Hatch. (Allyn and Bacon: New York, 1935). Signed "T.P. Benton" on the front
endpaper.
"The Plotters" by J.R. Carlson. (E.P. Dutton: New York, 1946). Book has dust jacket. Note from the author, to Tom and Rita
Benton, on the front endpaper.
"Main Street on the Middle Border" by L. Atherton. (Indiana University: Bloomington, IN, 1954). Book has dust jacket.
"Carl Van Vechen and the Irreverent Decades" by B. Kellner. (University of Oklahoma Press: Norman, OK, 1968). Book has dust
jacket.
"The World We Saw" by M.B. Decker. (R.R. Smith: New York, 1950). Book has dust jacket. Note to Tom and Rita Benton from
the author on the front endpaper.
"Kansas Monks" by P. Beckman. (Abbey Student Press: Atchison, KS, 1957).
"The Aesthetic Attitude" by H.S. Langfeld. (Harcourt, Brace & Row: New York, 1920).
"Quest" by G. Dibbern. (W.W. Norton: New York, 1941). Book has dust jacket which is torn. Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the front
endpaper.
"The Works of Charles Kingsley. Vol. VI. Hypatia". (J.D. Morris Co.: Philadelphia, 1899). Bookplate of D.L. James on the
frontispiece.
"Union Now" by C.K. Streit. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1940). Book has dust jacket.
"Bowie Knife" by R.W. Thorp. (University of New Mexico Press: Albuquerque, NM, 1948). Markings indicate that this book is
disposed property of the Landshut Army Post Library.
"Mary vs. Lucifer" by J.I. Gallery. (Bruce: Milwaukee, WI, 1960). Book has dust jacket.
"Colas Breugnon" by R. Rolland. (H. Holt & Co.: New York, 1919). "Morton-1919-" written on the front endpaper.
"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. (Allyn & Bacon: New York, 1922). Signed "Benton" on the front endpaper.
"The Life of Venerable Mary of Agreda" by J.A. Carrico. (Crestline: San Bernadino, CA, 1959).
"The Dark Virgin" edited by D. Demarest and C. Taylor. (Academy Guild Press: Fresno, CA, 1956). Book has dust jacket.
"Ring Around the Moon" by R.M. Battles. (Centennial Press: Sedalia, MO, 1959). Note from the author to Thomas Hart Benton
on the front endpaper. Book has dust jacket.
"Grace is Not A Blue Eyed Blond" by R.L. Hudson. (Word Books: Waco, TX, 1968). Book has dust jacket. Note from the author
to Thomas Hart Benton on the front endpaper.
"To Secure These Rights". (U.S.G.P.O.: Washington, DC, 1947).
"The Happy Book" by J. van Dolzen Pease. (Rand McNally: New York, 1942). Inscribed on the front endpaper, "Happy Birthday
to Kissie, from Kip".
"Congressional Directory. 85th Congress, 1st Session". (U.S.G.P.O.: Washington, DC, 1957).
"Death in Venice" by T. Mann. (Vintage: New York, 1957)
"Official Manual of the State of Missouri, 1935-1936".
"The Old Faiths Perish" by J.W. Hudson. (D. Appleton-Century: New York, 1939). Book has dust jacket. Signed '"Rita P. Benton"
on the front endpaper.
"A Family Doctor's Notebook" by T.J. Wolf. (Fortuny's: New York, 1940). Note from the author to Mr. and Mrs. Benton on one of
the front endpapers.
"The Managerial Revolution" by J. Burnham. (John Day Co.: New York, 1941).
"A History of the Endowment of Amherst College" by S. King. (Amherst College: Amherst, MA, 1950). Note from the author to
Tom Benton on the front endpaper.
"The Lives of a Bengal Lancer" by F. Yeats-Brown. (Viking: New York, 1930). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the frontispiece.
"Analytical Psychology" by L. Witmer. (Ginn & Co.: Boston, 1902).
"The Holy Bible". (American Bible Society: New York, 1872). Signed Rita P. Benton on page 3. This book is contained in a
cardboard box, which originally contained The Illustrated Modern Library's version of the Holy Bible.
"The Forgotten Ally" by Pierre van Passen. (Dial Press: New York, 1943). Book has dust jacket.
"Religious Liberals Reply" by seven authors. (Beacon Press: Boston, 1947). Book has dust jacket. Note to Thomas Hart Benton
on the front endpaper from Jay William Hudson, one of the authors of this book.
"America, I Presume" by W. Lewis. (Howell, Soskin & Co.: New York, 1940). Book has dust jacket.
Fragment of a French language grammar.
"Sprigs of Hemlock" by W.A. Dyer. (Century: New York, 1931). Autographed by the author, on one of the front endpapers.
"The Virgin of Post Lligat" by Fray Anelico Chavez. (Academy Library Guild: Fresno, CA, 1959). Book is contained in a cardboard
book box.
"The Best is Yet ..." by M.L. Ernst. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1945). Book has dust jacket which is torn. Signed "Rita P. Benton"
on both the frontispiece and the front endpaper.
"The Wonder of Life" by M.I. Levine and J.H. Seligman. (Simon & Schuster: New York, 1940). Book has dust jacket.
"Life Insurance. Investing in Disaster" by Mort and E.A. Gilbert. (Modern Age Books: New York, 1938). Printed on the
frontispiece: "Fred C. Horan, 1503 Franklin Park So., Columbus, Ohio".
"Unforgotten Years" by L.P. Smith. (Little, Brown & Co.: Boston, 1939).
"The Fight for Freedom" edited by R.S. Loomis. (Farrar & Rinehart: New York, 1943).
"Embassy Row" by H.R. Miller. (Holt, Rinehart & Winston: New York, 1969). Autographed by the author on the title page. Book
has dust jacket.
"The Republic of the United States. Volume I" by J.P. and R.F. Nichols. (D. Appleton-Century: New York, 1942). Signed "Benton"
on the front endpaper.
"Webster's Collegiate Dictionary". (G & C Merriam: Springfield, MA, 1944).
"Wah' Kon-Tah" by J.J. Mathews. (University of Oklahoma Press: Norman, OK, 1932). Note to Thomas Hart Benton from a friend
on the front endpaper.
"The Play of Man" by K. Gross. (D. Appleton & Co.; New York, 1916). "Siskiyou High School Library" stamped on the endpapers.

"Psychology" by W. James. (H. Holt & Co.: New York, 1907).
"Intro" edited by R.V. Cassill. (Bantam: New York, 1968).
"Morning in Gascony" by J.W. Hudson. (D. Appleton-Century: New York, 1935). Book has dust jacket.
"New Russia's Primer" by M. Ilin. (Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 1931).
"Sand in the Bag" by M.A. Jagendorf. (Vanguard: New York, 1952). Note to the Bentons, from the author, on the front endpaper.

"The Nazarene" by S. Asch. (G.P. Puntam's Son: New York, 1939).
"Evangeline" by H.W. Longfellow. (Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 1896). Markings indicate that book belonged to the Board of
Education, New York City.
"Hugger-Mugger in the Louve" by E. Paul. (Pocket Books: New York, 1942).
"Crime Without Punishment" by G. Reinhardt. (Signet: New York, 1953).
"Third Year Latin" by B. Meinecke. (Allyn & Bacon: Boston, 1946).
"Paris Blues" by H. Flender. (Ballantine: New York, 1957).
"Van Zanten's Happy Days" by L. Bruun. (Knopf: New York, 1922). Written on the frontispiece "John Ellington-1929".
"From Russia With Love" by Ian Fleming. (Signet: New York, 1964 and after).
"Pygmalion" by George B. Shaw. (Penguin: New York, 1946).
"Thunderball" by Ian Fleming. (Signet: New York, after 1964).
"No Island is an Island" by A.W. Simon. (Doubleday: Garden City, NY, 1973). Book has dust jacket.
"The Art of Living Long" by L. Cornaro. (W.F. Butler: Milwaukee, 1918). Written on the front endpaper: "Col. R.M. Graham,
Hickman Mills, Mo".
"Through the American Landscape" by K. Klitgaard. (University of North Carolina: Chapel Hill, NC, 1941).
"Standard Bunyan-Illustrated" by J. Bunyan. (Jennings & Graham: Cincinnati, no date).
"The Elements of Dynamic Symmetry" by J. Hambridge. (Bretano's: New York, 1926). Book has dust jacket.
"Isabel and the Sea" by G. Millar. (Doubleday: Garden City, NY, 1948).
"Mr. Bridge" by E.S. Connell, Jr. (Knopf: New York, 1969).
"Singing in the Wilderness" by D.C. Peattie. (G.P. Putnam;s Sons: New York, 1935). Book has dust jacket.
"A Place of Light" by C.R. and M.B. Decker. (Hermitage House: New York, 1954). Book has dust jacket. Note from the authors to
the Bentons on the front endpaper.
"Roosters Crow in Town" by H.B. Hough. (D. Appleton-Century: New York, 1945). Book has dust jacket. Note from the author, to
Thomas Hart Benton, on the front endpaper.
John Duns Scotus" by B. De Saint-Maurice. (Franciscan Institute: St. Bonaventure, NY, 1955). Book has dust jacket. Note to
Thomas Hart Benton and Rita on the front endpaper from Father Alvin, a friend of the family.
"Lirica Italiana Antica" by Eugena Levi. (L.S. Olschki: Florence, 1905).Book has a string page marker. Book is bound in red
leather, on the spine and on the corners. "Rita P. Benton" written on one of the front endpapers.
"L'Abbe Constantin" by V.E. Francois. (American Book Co.: New York, 1900).
"The New England Story" by H.B. Hough. (Random House: New York, 1958). Book has dust jacket. "Rita P. Benton" written on
the frontispiece.
"Alcoholism" by M.A. Block. (John Day: New York, 1965). Book has dust jacket. Note to Thomas Hart Benton, from a friend, on
the front endpaper.
"Fifteen Discourses Delivered in the Royal Academy" by Sir Joshua Reynolds. (E.P. Dutton, New York, no date).
"City of God" by St. Augustine. (Image Books: Garden City, NY, 1961). On the frontispiece page numbers and notations from
those pages are written. On the front endpaper, Mr. Benton's name and address are written.
"St. Francis of Assisi" by G.K. Chesterton. (Image Books: Garden City, NY, 1960).
"Mater et Magistra" edited by D.R. Campion and E.K. Culhane. (America Press: New York, 1961). "Lyman Field" written on the
outside of the back cover.
"The Soviet Power" by H. Johnson. (Modern Age: New York,1940).
"The Assumption of Our Lady" by A. Janssens. (Academy Library Guild: Fresno, CA, 1954). Book has dust jacket.
"The Way of the Cross" by L. Veuthey. (Franciscan Herald Press: Chicago, 1956). Book has dust jacket. Note to the Bentons
from Father Alvin on one of the front endpapers.
"She Who Weeps" by L. Bloy. (Academy Library Guild: Fresno, CA, 1956).
"Religion and Theology" by M.J. Adler and S. Cain. (Encyclopedia Britannica: Chicago, 1961).
"The Truths We Live By" by J.W. Hudson. (D. Appleton: New York, 1941). "Vel Davis Hatch, 7051 Ward Parkway, K.C., Mo." is
written on the frontispiece.
"Fun in Bed" by F. Scully. (Simon & Schuster: New York, 1940).
"A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis" by S. Freud. (Boni & Liveright: New York, 1922).
"Language in Action" by S.I. Hayakawa. (Harcourt, Brace & Co.: New York, 1940).
"Rome and the World Today" by H.S. Hadley. (G.P. Putnam's Sons: New York, 1934).
"The Apostle" by S. Asch. (G.P. Putnam's Sons: New York, 1943). Signed on the frontispiece "Rita P. Benton, May 1944".
"Aesthetics: A Critical Theory of Art" by H.G. Hartman. (R.G. Adams: Columbus, Ohio, 1919).
"A Report on Recovery Progress and United States Aid". Economic Cooperation Administration. (U.S.G.P.O.; Washington, DC,
February 1949). "From your Congressman, Dick Bolling", stamped on the outside of the back cover.
"What Does America Mean?" by A. Meiklejohn. (W.W. Norton: New York, 1935).
"Abbe Pierre's People" by J.W. Hudson. (D. Appleton: New York, 1929). Signed by the author on the front endpaper.
"The New Deal in Old Rome" by H.J. Haskell. (Knopf: New York, 1939). Autographed by the author on one of the front endpaper.

"Europa" by R. Briffault. (Chas. Scribner's Sons: New York, 1939). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the front endpaper.
"A Faith to Fight For" by J. Strachey. (Random House: New York, 1941).
"Modern Biology" by T.J. Moon et. al. (H. Holt & Co.: New York, 1951). Signed "Jessie Benton" on the front endpaper.
"America: The Great Adventure" by G.P. Krapp. (Knopf: New York, 1924).
"First Year French" by K.L. O'Brien and M.S. Lafrance. (Ginn & Co.: Boston, 1949).
"The Story of Kansas City" by E. Serl, et. al. (Board of Education: Kansas City, MO, 1945).
"400 Tricks You Can Do" by Howard Thurston. (Blue Ribbon: New York, 1940).
"The Last Man in Paradise" by P.J. Hirsch. (Doubleday: Garden City, NY, 1961). Note from the author, to Tom and Rita Benton,
on the front endpaper.
"Just So Stories" by Rudyard Kipling. (Country Life Press: Garden City, NY, 1912).
"Congressional Directory, 86th Congress, 2nd Session". (U.S.G.P.O.: Washington, DC, January 1960).
"New Physical Geography" by R.S. Tarr and O.D. von Engeln. (Macmillan: New York, 1922).
"Story of Nations" by L.B. Rogers, et. al. (H. Holt & Co.: New York, 1940).
"Missouri-Day by Day" by F.C. Shoemaker. (State Historical Society of Missouri: Columbia, MO, 1942). This is Volume I.
"America and Alfred Stieglitz" edited by W. Frank, et. al. (Doubleday, Doran & Co.: New York, 1934).
"Tuscan Spring" by J. Cleugh. (Reynal & Hitchcock: New York, 1939). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the frontispiece.
"Kabloona" by G. De Poncins. (Reynal & Hitchcock: New York, 1941). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on one of the front endpapers.

"Lament for a City" by H.B. Hough. (Atheneum: New York, 1960). Book has dust jacket. Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the front
endpaper.
"Police Reporter" by W.B. Moorhead. (Kansas City Star: Kansas City, MO, 1955). Autographed by the author on the front
endpaper.
"Penny Nichols Finds a Clue" by J. Clark. (Goldsmith: Chicago, 1936).
"A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom. Vol. II" by A.D. White. (D. Appleton: New York, 1910).
Benton's name and address are written on the front endpaper.
"The Greening of America" by C.A. Reich. (Random House: New York, 1970). Book has dust jacket.
"The Triumph of Form" by W.C. Brown. (University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill, NC, 1948). Book has dust jacket. Signed
"Rita P. Benton" on the front endpaper.
"Readings in Philosophy" by J.H. Randall et. al. (Barnes & Noble: New York, 1946). Signed "Benton" on the frontispiece.
"Thirty Famous One-Act Plays" edited by B. Cerf and V.H. Cartnell. (Modern Library: New York, 1943). Signed "Rita P. Benton"
on the front endpaper.
"An Edge of Light" by F.K. Kelley. (Little, Brown & Co.: Boston, 1949). Book has dust jacket. Note to Tom Benton from the author
on the front endpaper.
"The Crisis of Western Education" by C. Dawson. (Sheed & Ward: New York, 1961). Book has dust jacket.
"Music for Fun" by Sigmund Spaeth. (McGraw-Hill: New York, 1939). Signed by the author on the front endpaper.
"Friends of the William Benton Museum of Art Annual Report 1971-1972". (University of Connecticut: Storrs, CT, 1972).
"St. Francis of Assisi" by L. vonMatt and W. Hauser. (Henry Regnert Co.: Chicago, 1956). Book has dust jacket. Note to Tom
Benton on the front endpaper, from Father Alvin Deem.
"Richard Le Gallienne" by C.R. Decker. (Apollo Head Press: New York, 1966). Book has dust jacket.
"The Ideal and the Community" by I.B. Berkson. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1958). Book has dust jacket. Note from the author to
Thomas Hart Benton on the front endpaper.
"Skin of Grace" by Nancy Willard. (University of Missouri: Columbia, MO, 1967). Note from the author to Thomas Hart Benton on
the front endpaper.
"Don Quixote" by Miguel de Cervantes. (American News Co.: New York, ca. 1870).
"Friends of the William Benton Museum of Art, Annual Report 1972-1973". (University of Connecticut: Storrs, CT, 1973).
"A History of Philosophy. Vol. IV" by F. Copleston. (Image Books: Garden City, NY, 1963). Benton's name and address are
written on the inside of the front cover.
"The Bedside Tales". Various authors. (William Penn Publishing Corp.: New York, 1945). Bookplate of Arnold Adler mounted on
the front endpaper.
"Great Ideas Program. Vol VII". (Encyclopedia Britannica: Chicago, 1962).
"Great Ideas Program. Vol. VIII". (Encyclopedia Britannica: Chicago, 1962).
"Great Ideas Program. Vol. IX". (Encyclopedia Britannica: Chicago, 1962).
"Great Ideas Program. Vol X". (Encyclopedia Britannica: Chicago, 1963).
"The Sirens Let Him Go" by D.D. Lloyd. (Bobbs-Merrill: New York, 1960). Book has dust jacket. Note to the Bentons from the
author, on the front endpaper.
"Kelly Blue" by W.W. Johnson. (Doubleday: Garden City, NY, 1960). Book has dust jacket. Note from the author to Thomas Hart
Benton on the front endpaper.
"Catfish and Crystal" by E. Kirschten. (Doubleday, Garden City, NY, 1960).
"Dragon's Teeth" by Upton Sinclair. (Viking: New York, 1942).
"Researches into Early History of Mankind and the Development of Civilization" by E.B. Taylor. (H. Holt & Co.: New York, no
date)
"A History of Philosophy" by W. Windelband. (Macmillan: New York, 1905)
"Trader Horn" edited by E. Lewis. (Simon & Schuster: New York, 1927).
"My Life With Eskimos" by V. Stefansson. (Macmillan: New York, 1927). Autographed by the author on the title page.
"Elementary Italian Grammar" by J.L. Russo. (D.C. Heath: Boston, 1929).
"Man at Work: His Arts and Crafts" by H. Rugg and L. Krueger. (Ginn & Co.: Boston, 1937).
"The Awakening of America" by V.F. Calverton. (John Day Co.: New York, 1939).
"Modern Italian Short Stories" edited M. Slonim. (Simon & Schuster: New York, 1954).
"Backwoods Teacher" by J. Nelson. (J.B. Lippincott Co.: Philadelphia, 1949). Book has dust jacket.
"Herself Surprised" by J. Cary. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1941).
"Our Fair City" edited by R.S. Allen. (Vanguard: New York, 1947). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the frontispiece.
"George Cruikshank's Omnibus" edited by E. Blanchard. (Bell & Daldy: London, 1870). Bookplate of Arthur H. Heath is on
frontispiece. Written on the front endpaper: "To Tom Benton, from Hyman ..."
"The Old Faiths Perish" by J.W. Hudson. (D. Appleton-Century: New York, 1939). Book has dust jacket. Note to Thomas Hart
Benton from the author, on the front endpaper.
"The Right of the People" by W.O. Douglas. (Doubleday: Garden City, NY, 1958).
"The Young Visitors" by D. Ashford. (G.H. Doran: New York, 1919). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the frontispiece.
"The Bedside Bonanza" edited by F. Owen. (F. Fell: New York, 1944).
"A Mexico por Automovil" by R.L. Grismer and R.H. Olmsted. (Macmillan: New York, 1947). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the front
endpaper.
"A General Introduction to the Great Books and a Liberal Education" by M.J. Adler and P. Wolff. (Encyclopedia Britannica:
Chicago, 1959).
"Foundations of Science and Mathematics" by M.J. Adler and P. Wolff. (Encyclopedia Britannica: Chicago, 1960).
"Philosophy of Law and Jurisprudence" by M.J. Adler and P. Wolff. (Encyclopedia Britannica: Chicago, 1961).
"The Development of Political Theory and Government" by M.J. Adler and P. Wolff. (Encyclopedia Britannica: Chicago, 1959).

"Imaginative Literature I" by M.J. Adler and S. Cain. (Encyclopedia Britannica: Chicago, 1961).
"Life of Christ. Vol. I" by A.C. Emmerick. (Academy Library Guild: Fresno, CA, 1954). Book has dust jacket.
"Life of Christ. Vol. II" by A.C. Emmerick. (Academy Library Guild: Fresno, CA, 1954). Book has dust jacket.
"Life of Christ. Vol. III" by A.C. Emmerick. (Academy Library Guild: Fresno, CA, 1954). Book has dust jacket.
"Life of Christ. Vol. IV" by A.C. Emmerick. (Academy Library Guild: Fresno, CA, 1954). Book has dust jacket.
"The Incarnation" translated by F. Marison. (Corcoran: Albuquerque, NM, ca. 1914). Book has dust jacket.
"The Transfixion" translated by F. Marison. (Corcoran: Albuquerque, NM, ca. 1914). Book has dust jacket.
"The Coronation" translated by F. Marison. (Corcoran: Alququerque, NM, ca. 1914). Book has dust jacket.
"The Conception" translated by F. Marison. (Corcoran: Albuquerque, NM, ca. 1914). Book has dust jacket.
"The World Book Encyclopedia Annual. A Review of the Events of 1933". (W.F. Quarrie & Co.: Chicago, April 1934).
"The World Book Encyclopedia Annual. A Review of the Events of 1934". (W.F. Quarrie & Co.: Chicago, April 1935).
"The World Book Encyclopedia Annual for 1931". (Roach-Fowler: Kansas City, MO, 1932).
"The World Book Encyclopedia Annual for 1932". (Roach-Fowler: Kansas City, MO, 1933).
"Autotritratti" by Anonymous. (Elactra Editrice: Florence, 1949).
"50 Years in Joplin" by Rolla Stephens. (Albertype Co.: Brooklyn, NY, 1952). Book is a softbound series of pages, with tipped-in
plates issued for the fiftieth anniversary of an independent reality company.
"A Short History of the United States" by J.S. Bassett. (Macmillan: New York, 1915).
"Carpaccio" by Anonymous. (Electra Editrice: Florence, Italy, 1949).
"The New Curriculum Arithmetics" by L.J. Brueckner, et. al. (Winston: Philadelphia, 1935).
"The Responsibility of the Artist" by J. Martain. (Chas, Scribner's Son's : New York, 1960). Signed "Angus McCallum" on the front
endpaper. Book has dust jacket.
"My Daily Bread" by A.J. Paone. (Confraternity of the Precious Blood: Brooklyn, NY, 1954).
"New Grub Street" by G. Gissing. (Modern Library: New York, 1926). "Rita P. Benton" signed on the frontispiece.
"National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1963". (National Institute of Arts and Letters: New York, 1963).
"National Institute of Arts & Letters, 1962". (National Institute of Arts & Letters: New York, 1962).
"National Institute of Arts & Letters, 1964". (National Institute of Arts & Letters: New York, 1964).
"National Institute of Arts & Letters, 1944". (National Institute of Arts & Letters: New York, 1944).
"A Book of Short Stories" edited by S.P. Sherman. (H. Holt: New York, 1929).
"I, Claudius" by R. Graves. (Modern Library: New York, 1934). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on one of the front endpages.
"Le Petit Chardenal" by W.H. Grosjean. (Allyn and Bacon: New York, 1931).
"The Principles of Science" by W.F. Cooley. (H. Holy and Co.: New York, 1912). Book plate of Robert E. Nuese Jr. is on the
frontispiece.
"National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1965". (National Institute of Arts and Letters: New York, 1965).
"A Perplexed Philosopher" by H. George. (Doubleday, Page & Co.: New York, 1906).
"The Lives of the Twelve Caesars" by Suetonius, edited by J. Gavorse. (Modern Library: New York, 1931). Benton's K.C. address
written on one of the front endpages.
"The Dehumanizing of Art" by Ortega Y Gasset. (Doubleday: Garden City, NY, 1956).
"Botticelli" by Anonymous. (Electra Editrice: Florence, Italy, 1949).
"National Institute of Arts & Letters, 1973". (National Institute of Arts and Letters: New York, 1973).
"Only Yesterday" edited by B. Bishop. (Hallmark Cards: Kansas City, MO, no date, ca. 1960).
"Auguste Renoir" by Anonymous. (Electra Editrice: Florence, Italy, 1949).
"A Compendium of Painting" by J. Blockx. (Percy Young: London, UK, 1894).
"The Last Laugh" edited by G. Peterson. (Hallmark Cards: Kansas City, MO, 1968). Book has dust jacket.
"First Spanish Course" by E.C. Hills and J.D.M. Ford. (D.C. Heath: Boston, 1917). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the front endpaper.

"The Psalms" edited by Guy Emerson. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1955). Note from the author to Thomas Hart Benton on the
front endpaper. Book has dust jacket.
"The Life of Michelangelo" by J.A. Symonds. (Modern Library: New York, no date, ca. 1940). Book has dust jacket. "Rita P.
Benton" signed on the title page.
"Paolo & Francesca" by Stephen Phillips. (John Lane: London, 1903). "Rita P. Benton" inscribed on the frontispiece. Dewey
decimal number painted on the spine.
"The Greatest Thing in the World" edited by W.R. Webb. (Hallmark: Kansas City, MO, 1967). Book has dust jacket.
"The Good Word" by Ralph Rhea. (Hallmark: Kansas City, MO, 1973). Book has dust jacket. Note from the author to Tom on the
front endpaper.
"The Ancient World" by W.M. West. (Allyn & Bacon: Boston, 1913).
"Junior Classic Italian Dictionary" by J.E. Wessely. (Follett: Chicago, 1930).
"Arturo Martini" by Anonymous. (Electra Editrice: Florence, 1949).
"Giovanni Bellini" by Anonymous. (Electra Editrice: Florence, 1949).
"Giovanni Fattori' by Anonymous. (Electra Editrice: Florence, 1949)
"Granada" translated by J. Forrester. (Editorial Noguer: Barcelona, no date, ca. 1949). Guide map in pocket attached to the
inside of the back cover.
"Seville" translated by J. Forrester. (Editorial Noguer: Barcelona, no date, ca. 1949). Guide map in pocket attached to the inside
of the back cover.
"Cordoba" translated by J. Forrester. (Editorial Noguer: Barcelona, 1953). Guide map in pocket attached to the inside of the back
cover.
"Brunelleschi" by Anonymous. (Electra Editrice: Florence, 1949).
"Luca Signorelli" by Anonymous. (Instituto Di Edizioni Artistiche: Florence, 1921).
"Toledo Tourist Guide" by M.A.M. Gonzalez and P.P. Gutierrez. (Toledan Catholic Editorial: Toledo, 1952). Signed "Thomas H.
Benton" on the title page.
"A Gift of Mistletoe" compiled by E. Deane. (Peter Pauper Press: Mt. Vernon, NY, 1971). Note to the Bentons from friends on the
front endpaper. Book has a clear plastic dust jacket.
"The Life of Jesus" by E. Renan. (A.L. Burt: New York, 1897).
"Innocents" by A.L. Barker. (Chas. Scribner's Sons: New York, 1948). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the front endpaper.
"The Age of Innocence" by E. Wharton. (Modern Library: New York, 1920). Spine of the book has Dewey decimal numbers
written in white ink.
"Jacopo Della Quercia" by Anonymous. (Electra Editrice: Florence, 1949).
"Cezanne" by Tristan-L. Klingsor, translated by J.B. Manson. (Dodd, Mead & Co.: New York, 1924). Signed "T.H. Benton" on one
of the front endpages.
"Introduction a la Lengua Castellana" by H. Marion and P. J. des Garennes. (D.C. Heath & Co.: Boston, 1911).
"Spanish Through Pictures" by L.A. Richards. et al. (Pocket Books: New York, 1955). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the front
endpaper.
"National Institute of Arts & Letters, 1968". (National Institute of Arts & Letters: New York, 1968).
"Agrigente" by P. Griffo. (Surintendance des Antiquities: Agrigento, Sicily, 1962). Translated into French.
"The Red Badge of Courage" by S. Crane. (Modern Library: New York, 1925).
"Doomed Race" by Dennis Murphy. (Dorrance & Co.: Philadelphia, 1941). Note from the author to Thomas Hart Benton on the
front endpaper.
"National Institute of Arts & Letters, 1957". (National Institute of Arts & Letters: New York, 1957).
"Comparative Essays Past and Present" edited by W.W. Read. (Noble and Noble: New York, 1953).
"The Prince and The Discourses" by N. Machiavelli. (Modern Library: New York, 1950). Book has a dust jacket.
"The Psychology of Insanity" by B. Hart. (University Press: Cambridge, England, 1922). Signed "Benton" on the front endpaper.

"Guide Book to the Prado Museum" by F.J. Sanchez Canton. (Editorial Pennisular: Madrid, 1953).
"Everett Spruce" by J.P. Leeper. (The American Federation of Arts: New York, 1959).
"Reincarnation Described and Explained" by Emmet Fox. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1939).
"National Institute of Arts & Letters, 1956". (National Institute of Arts and Letters: New York, 1956).
"National Institute of Arts & Letters, 1969". (National Institute of Arts & Letters: New York, 1969).
"The Piper" by J.P. Peabody. (Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 1929).
"The Little Book About God" by Lauren Ford. (Doubleday, Doran & Co.: Garden City, NY, 1934). Inscribed on the frontispiece:
"for T.P. Benton, Christmas, 1934, New York City."
"The Renaissance" by Walter Pater. (Modern Library: New York, no date, circa 1930). Book has dust jacket.
"Museum and Galleries of Venice" by Franceso Valcanover. (Moneta Editore: Milan, no date, ca. 1960).
"National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1974". (National Institute of Arts and Letters: New York, 1974).
"The Hebrew University of Jerusalem" by Anonymous. (Jerusalem Post Press, Jerusalem, no date, ca. 1960).
"Proceedings. 2nd Series, #12". (American Academy of Arts & Letters: New York, 1962).
"Proceedings. 2nd Series, #20". (American Academy of Arts and Letters: new York, 1970).
"Art and Society" by H. Read. (Pantheon Press: New York, 1945). Book has dust jacket.
"Beyond Conception: Our Children's Children" by M.K. Willing. (Gambit: Boston, 1971). Book has dust jacket. Note to Tom and
Rita Benton from the author on the front endpaper.
"The Best of W.H. Hudson" edited by O. Shepard. (E.F. Dutton & Co.: New York, 1949).
"General Chemistry" by H.N. Holmes. (Macmilian: New York, 1943).
"Man and Techniques" by Oswald Sprengler. (Knopf: New York, 1940). Signed: "Col. R.M. Graham, Hickman Mills, MO" on the
front endpaper (local artist, and friend of the Bentons). Book has a dust jacket.
"The Brave Bulls" by Tom Lea. (Little, Brown, & Co.: Boston, 1949).
"Training You to Train Your Dog" by B. Saunders. (Doubleday & Co.: Garden City, NY, 1946).
"World of Art" by E. Neuhaus. (Harcourt, Brace & Co.: New York, 1936). Note from the author to Tom Benton on the front
endpaper.
"Der Vulkan" by Matthias Pflanzl. (Rohdan: Essen, Germany, no date, ca. 1925).
"The Battle of Lexington". Various authors. (Lexington Historical Society: Lexington, MO, 1903). Note to Tom from a friend on the
title page.
"What the Mass Means" by V.J. Hintgen. (Our Sunday Visitor Press: Huntington, IN, 1944).
"The Mass Presented to Non-Catholics' by J.P. Mcguire. (Bruce Milwaukee, 1949).
"The Treasures of the Mass" by C.H. LeBlond. (Benedictine Covent of Perpetual Adoration: Clyde. MO. 1936).
"Vision Fugitive" by Earle Davis. (University of Kansas Press: Lawrence, Kansas, 1968).
"La Catedral de Toledo" by J.G. Ricart. (Editorial Plus-Ultra, Madrid, Spain, no date ca.1960).
"A Geologist View of Cape Cod" by A.N. Strahler. (Natural History Press: Garden City, NY, 1966).
"Proceedings, Second Series, #18". (American Academy of Arts & Letters: New York, 1968).
"Three Lectures: The Heritage of Mind in a Civilization of Machines" by F. Stanton, et. al. (Colby College: Waterville, ME, 1962).

"The Rivers of Missouri" edited by D. Saults. (M.F.A. Publishing Co.: Columbia, MO, no date, ca. 1950).
"George Morland: His Life and Works" by W. Gilbey and E.D. Cuming. (A. & C. Black: London, 1907).
"Man With Wings" by J. Cottler. (Little, Brown & Co.: Boston, 1942).
"Lost Pony Tricks" by Ross Santee. (Chas. Scribner's Sons: New York, 1953). Book has dust jacket. Note to Tom Benton, from
the author, on the front endpaper.
"Albert Schweitzer: An Anthology" edited by C.R. Joy. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1947). Written on the front endpaper: "Library
of Thelma B. Balleeu, 1950."
"Dan Freeman" by Dan Jaffe. (University of Nebraska Press: Lincoln, NE, 1967). Note to Tom Benton, from the author, on the
title page. Book has dust jacket.
"From Cave Painting to Comic Strip" by L. Hogben. (Chanticleer Press: New York, 1949). Book has dust jacket.
"Contours" by Joy Gerbaulet. (Columbia University Press: New York, 1931). Autographed by the author on the title page.
"Language in Use" by M.G. Clark. (Public School Publishing Co.: Bloomington, IN, 1926).
"Nuovissima Grammatica Accelerata Italiana=Inglese" by Senza Maestro. (Angelo De Gaudenzi & Co.: New York, 1900).
"Adventures in Reading. 2nd edition" by J.M. Ross and B.J. Thompson. (Harcourt, Brace and Co.: New York, 1945). Frontspiece
is a colored plate of "T.P. and Jake" by Tom Benton. Signed "T.P. Benton" under the plate.
"The Wine of Genius" by R. Coughlin. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1951). Book has dust jacket.
"Swamp Fox of the Confederacy" by J. Monaghan. (Confederate Publishing Co: Tuscaloosa, AL, 1956).
"Road to Survival" by W. Vogt. (Wm. Sloane Associates: New York, 1948).
"Proceedings, 2nd Series, #22". (American Academy of Arts & Letters: New York, 1972).
"Contemporary Art of the United States". (IBM: New York, 1940).
"The Organization of Color" by R.G. Ellinger. (Edward Bros.: Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1935). Book has 19 tipped-in plates.
"The Light Around the Body" by Robert Bly. (Harper & Row: New York, 1967). Drawing by the author and a note to the Bentons
on the front endpages.
"This Singing World" edited by L. Untermeyer. (Harcourt, Brace and Co.: New York, 1923). "Rita P. Benton" inscribed on the title
page. Rear endpaper stamped: "Sunset Hill School Junior Library" (a local private girls' school).
"Man In Search of Immortality" by C.R. Sault. (Philosophical Library: New York, 1958). Book has a dust jacket.
"Rural Artists of Wisconsin" by J.R. Barton. (University of Wisconsin Press: Madison, Wisconsin, 1948).
"Three Ozark Streams" by W.A. Dorrance. (Missourian Press: Richmond, MO, 1937). Note to Benton from the author on the front
endpage.
"La Pintura Contemporanea Notreamericana". (Museum of Modern Art: New York, 1941).
"The Rape of La Belle" by Harry Hahn. (Frank Glenn Publishing: Kansas City, M0, 1946). Ten page introduction by T.H. Benton.

"European Art, A Traveller's Guide" by W. Stadler. (Herder & Herder: Freiburg, West Germany, 1960). Book has dust jacket.

"Milestones of Painting in Our Century" by F.S. Wright. (Chanticleer Press: New York, 1949). Book has dust jacket, which is torn.
Signed "Thomas H. Benton" and address, on the front endpage.
"Arts & Crafts of Hawaii" by P.H. Buck. (Bishop Museum Press: Honolulu, 1964).
"The Starr Collection of Miniatures" by G. Reynolds. (Nelson Gallery- Atkins Museum: Kansas City, MO, 1971). Note to the
Bentons from a friend on the title page.
"Art of the South Pacific Islands" by P.S. Wingert. (Beechhurst Press: New York, 1953). Book has dust jacket which is torn.

"The Great Ideas Today 1971" edited by R.M. Hutchins and M.J. Adler. (Encyclopedia Britannica: Chicago, 1971). Book has dust
jacket.
"Leonardo Da Vinci" by R.L. Douglas. (University of Chicago Press: Chicago, 1946). Book has dust jacket, which is torn.
"History of Benton County, Indiana. Vol. III" by E. Barce and R. Jones. (Benton Review Shop: Fowler, IN, 1932).
"The Challenge of Modern Art" by A. Leeps. (Beechhurst Press: New York, 1949). Book has dust jacket, which is torn.
"Proceedings. 2nd Series, #14". (American Academy of Arts & Letters: New York, 1964).
"The Taste of Angels" by F.H. Taylor. (Little, Brown & Co.: Boston, 1948).
"Lives of Saints" edited by J. Vann. (John J. Crawley: New York, 1954). Book has a ribbon bookmark.
"The Mercury Shakespeare" edited by Orson Welles. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1939). Signed "Benton" on the front endpage.

"Book of the Hopi" by F. Waters. (Viking: New York, 1963). Book has a dust jacket.
"Art in Wisconsin" by P. Butts. (Democrat Publishing Co.: Madison, WI, 1936).
"Modern Tendencies in Sculpture" by L. Taft. (University of Chicago Press: Chicago, 1921). Signed "Benton" on the frontispiece.
"Patterns for Living" edited by O.J. Campbell, et. al. (Macmillian: New York, 1943).
"Adventures for Readers, Book Two" edited by J.M. Ross, et. al. (Harcourt, Brace & Co..: New York, 1951).
"The Impressionist Revolution" by H. Greenfield. (Doubleday & Co.: Garden City, NY, 1972). Book has dust jacket.
"An American Reader" edited by B. Rascoe. (G.P. Putnam's Sons: New York, 1938). Book has dust jacket which is torn.
"Proceedings. 2nd Series, #19". (American Academy of Arts and Letters: New York, 1969).
"The Past That Lives Today" by C. Becker, et. al. (Silver Burdett: New York, 1952).
"The Story of Philosophy" by Will Durant. (Simon and Schuster: New York, 1926).
"Styles in Painting" by P. Zucker. (Viking: New York, 1950).
"The Story of Peace" by J.L. Nesbitt. (Vendo: Kansas City, MO, 1945).
"The Art of Stanton MacDonald Wright" by D.W. Scott. (Smithsonian Press: Washington, 1967).
"The Imagination of Primitive Man" by (Nelson Gallery: Kansas City, MO, 1962).
"The Sistine Chapel" by M. Pittaluga. (Del Turco Editore Firenze: Florence, Italy, 1949).
"The Rape of La Belle" by H. Hahn. (Frank Glenn Publishing: Kansas City, MO, 1946). Ten page introduction by Tom Benton.
Book has dust jacket. Hardback, 274 pages.
"The Rape of La Belle" by H. Hahn. (Frank Glenn Publishing: Kansas City, MO, 1946). Ten page introduction by Tom Benton.
Book has dust jacket. Hardback, 274 pages.
"Ruotolo-Man and Artist" by F. Winwar. (Liveright: New York, 1949). Sculpture of Tom Benton on page 68. Book has dust jacket
which is torn. Hardback, 126 pages.
"Early American Wood Carvings" by E.O. Christensen. (World Publishing Co.: Cleveland, 1952). Book has dust jacket.
"You Don't Know What You Like" by F. Taubes. (Dodd, Mead & Co.: New York, 1942).
"Work for Artists" edited by E. McCausland. (American Artist Group: New York, 1947). "Business and Art." T.H. Benton, pp. 21-
26.
"The Three Syracuses and the Three-P Professorship" by T.V. Smith Day. (Syracuse University: Syracuse, NY, no date of
publication, but lecture given on 11/10/48).
"Bald Knobbers" by L. Morris. (Caxton Printers: Caldwell, Idaho, 1939). Book has dust jacket. Photograph of the artist's father on
page 169.
"Rutilio Manetti" by C. Brandi. (L.S. Olschki: Florence, Italy, 1932).
Record of tribute paid to William Benton at the University of Chicago on February 1, 1968.
"The Illustrated Texas Dictionary of the English Language" by J. Everhardt. (Creative Books of Houston: Houston, TX, 1967).

"De Grazia" by Ted De Grazia. (Gallery in the Sun Publications: Tucson, AZ, 1968). Note to Benton, from the author, on the front
endpaper. Hardback, unpaginated.
"Aunt Clara" by Donald and Margaret Vogel. (University of Texas: Austin, TX, 1966). Book has dust jacket.
"Grandma Moses" edited by Otto Kallir. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1952). Book has dust jacket.
"Mississippi Panorama" edited by P.T. Rathbone. (City Art Museum of St Louis: St. Louis, MO, 1950).
"True Tales of the Frontier" by S.R. Matthews. (Venture: Albany, TX, 1961). Book has dust jacket.
"The Great Ideas Today, 1962" edited by R.M. Hutchins et. al. (Encyclopedia Britannica: Chicago, 1962). Book has dust jacket.
Signed "Tom and Rita Benton" on one of the front endpages.
"The Art Game" by R. Wraight. (Simon and Schuster: New York, 1966). Book has dust jacket.
"Horace Pippin" by S. Rodman and C. Cleaver. (Doubleday & Co.: Garden City, NY, 1972). Book has dust jacket.
"A Background for Beauty" by A. Silcock. (Beechhurst Press: New York, 1953). Book has dust jacket.
"Japanese Porcelain" by S. Jenyns. (Praegar: New York, 1965). Book has dust jacket.
"An Approach to Art" by M. Mullen. (Barnes Foundation: Merion, PA, 1923). Inscribed on the front endpaper: "To Thomas Hart
Benton, Compliments of the Barnes Foundation."
"A Little Yes and a Big No" by G. Grosz. (Dial Press: New York, 1946). Book has a dust jacket.
"Studio Secrets" by F. Taubes. (Watson-Guptil: New York, 1943). Book has a dust jacket. Note to Benton, from the author, on
the front endpaper.
"Paintings and Sculptures from the Kress Collection". (National Gallery of Art: Washington, 1956).
"Il Paranasso Italiano. Vol. I" by Dante Alighieri, et. al. (Presso Ernesto Fleisher: Lipsia, Italy, 1826).
"Official Manual, State of Missouri, 1959-1960" edited by T.P. Goodwin. (Secretary of State: Jefferson City, MO, 1960). "Thomas
Hart Benton" imprinted on the lower right corner of the front cover.
"Official Manual, State of Missouri, 1963-1964" edited by T.P. Goodwin. (Secretary of State: Jefferson City, MO, 1964).
"Official Manual, State of Missouri, 1957-1958" edited by T.P. Goodwin. (Secretary of State: Jefferson City, MO, 1958).
"Official Manual, State of Missouri, 1965-1966" edited by T.P. Goodwin. (Secretary of State: Jefferson City, MO, 1966).
"Official Manual, State of Missouri, 1969-1970" edited by T.P. Goodwin. (Secretary of State: Jefferson City, MO, 1970).
"The Dymaxion World of Buckminister Fuller" by B. Fuller and R. Marks. (Anchor: Garden City, NY, 1973)..
"Conversations With Artists" edited by S. Rodman. (Capricorn: New York, 1961).
"Mirror at the End of the Road" by M. Lyman. (American Avatar: Roxbury, MA, 1971).
"Calories Don't Count" by H. Taller. (Simon & Schuster: New York, 1961). Book has dust jacket.
"On Understanding Art Museums" edited by S.E. Lee. (Prentice-Hall: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1975).
"Buildings of the Bay Area" edited by J.M. and S.B. Woodbridge. (Grove Press: New York, 1960).
"Negro Art: Past and Present" by A. Locke. (Associates in Negro Folk Education: Washington, 1936).
"Great English Poets" by O.J. Campbell and J.F.A. Pyre. (F.S. Crofts & Co: New York, 1938).
"Centennial Roster of the Salmagundi Club". (Salmagundi Club: New York, 1972).
"A Demonstration of Objective, Abstract and Non-Objective Art" by A. Walkowitz. (Haldman-Julius Publications: Girard, KS,
1945).
"The Campaign of '52 in Star Cartoons". (The Evening Star: Washington, D.C., 1952).
"Catalogue of the Samuel H. Kress Collection of Italian Paintings and Sculptures". (Nelson Gallery: Kansas City, MO, 1952).

"The Private World of Pablo Picasso" by D.D. Duncan. (Ridge Press: New York, 1958).
"Table Talk" by Leigh Hunt. (Privately printed for the friends of George and Helen Macy, Christmas 1948).
"To Guy Emerson" by V. Kress, et. al. (Phaidon Press: New York, 1962). Book has a clear plastic dust jacket and a white ribbon
page-marker. Typewritten note from Guy Emerson to Benton, glued on the front endpage.
"The Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-Three Raider" (Pembroke-Country Day School: Kansas City, MO, 1953). "Kay and Vicki Zuber,
6800 Cherokee Lane" written on the title page.
"The Western Rivers Steamboat Cyclopaedium" by A.L. Bates. (Hustle Press: Leonia, NJ, 1968). Note to Benton from a friend
on the frontispiece.
"Catalogue of the Samuel H. Kress Collection of Italian Paintings and Sculptures". (Nelson Gallery: Kansas City, 1952).
"The Indians of Manhattan Island and Vicinity" by A. Skinner. (American Museum of Natural History: New York, 1921).
"Vincent Van Gogh" by G.B. Washburn. (Stedelijk Museum: Amsterdam, 1962). This book was for a traveling exhibition of Van
Gogh's works. Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the title page.
"Federal Art Patronage 1933-1943" by F.V. O'Connor. (University of Maryland: College Park, MD, 1966).
"The Truth About Unions" by Leo Huberman. (Pamphlet Press: New York, 1946). Note from the author, to the Benton family, on
the front endpage.
"The Great Conspiracy Against Russia" by M. Sayers and A.E. Kahn. (Boni & Gaer: New York, 1946).
"The Drawings of Parmigianino" by A.E. Popham. (Beechhurst Press: New York, 1953). Book has dust jacket.
"The Medici Palace and the Frescoes of Benozzo Gozzoli" by P. Bargellini. (Lorenzo del Turco: Rome, 1965).
"The Collected Verses of George Jester" by G. Jester. (George Macy: New York, 1941). Book has a red, cardboard slip-case.
Hardback, 134 pages.
"Representation and Form" by Walter Abell. (Chas. Scribner's Sons: Chicago, 1936). Note to Benton from the author on the front
endpage.
"Tudor and Stuart Drawings" by J. Woodward. (Faber and Faber: London, 1951). Book has dust jacket.
"The Craft and Creation of Wood Sculpture" by C.C. Carstenson. (Chas. Scribner's Sons: New York, 1971). Book has dust
jacket.
"La Deposizione Beato Angelico" by F.M. Perkins. (Electra Editrice: Florence, Italy, 1948).
"Trittico Fiammingo a San Lorenzo Della Costa" by A. Morassi. (Electra Editrice: Florence, Italy, 1947). Text is in Italian.
"L'Adorazione Hugo Van Der Goes". (Electra Editrice, Florence, Italy, 1947). Text is in Italian.
"Candelabro Del Santo Andrea Riccio" by L.C. Planiscig. (Electra Editrice: Florence, Italy, 1947). Text is in Italian.
"Aaron Sopher" by F. Watson. (Thedore Ember: Baltimore, 1940). Book has dust jacket. Note to Benton on the front endpaper,
from Aaron Sopher.
"The Voice of Latin America" by W. Benton. (Encyclopedia Britannica: Chicago, 1961).
"Royal Canadian Air Force Exercise Plans for Physical Fitness". (Pocket Books: New York, 1962).
"Jackson Pollock: Psychoanalytic Drawings" by C.L. Wysuph. (Horizon Press: New York, 1970). Book has a paper cover.
"Memorial Services in the Congress of the United States and Tributes in Eulogy of Harry S Truman Late a President of the
United States". (U.S.G.P.O.: Washington, 1973).
"The Land of Lafitte the Pirate" by R.M. Thompson. (Borman House: New Orleans, 1948). Front endpages are signed by friends
and the author with humorous notes to Benton.
"The Wise Little Bird" by Mr. and Mrs. Floyd McCague. (Living Stories: Milford, KS, 1967).
"Proposed Buffalo National River, Arkansas". (National Park Service: Washington, 1968).
"Washington Allston" by E.P. Richardson. (University of Chicago: Chicago, 1948). Book has dust jacket.
"Documentos Arte Argentino. Cuaderno XVII". (Academia Nacional De Bellas Artes: Buenos Aires, 1945).
"Documentos de Arte Argentino. Cuaderno XX". (Academia Nacional De Bella Artes: Bueno Aires, 1946).
"Documentos de Arte Argentino. Cuaderno XIX". (Academia Nacional De Bellas Artes: Buenos Aires, 1946).
"Horace: 'The Country, that's the place to live!' - With Greetings for the New Year from Helen & George Macy of New York City".
(George Macy: New York, 1940). Privately printed. Hardback, unpaginated.
"A Hill in Oklahoma" by David Ray. (BkMk Press: Shawnee Mission, KS, 1972). Note from the author to Benton on the title page.

"Government and the Arts" by G. Overmyer. (W.W. Norton & Co.: New York, 1939). Book has dust jacket which is torn.
"The American Primer" by D. Hayes. (Alliance Book Corp.: New York, 1941). "By Dorsha Hayes" written in pencil on the spine of
the book.
"Report of the Capitol Decoration Commission 1917-1928" by J. Pickard. (Hugh Stephens Press: Jefferson City, MO, 1928).

"A Book of Miracles" by B. Hecht. (Viking: New York, 1939). "Rita P. Benton" written on the front endpage. "By Ben Hecht-Short
Stories" written in pencil on the spine of the book.
"Cycles of Conquest" by E.H. Spicer. (University of Arizona Press: Tucson, AZ, 1962). Book has dust jacket.
"100 American Painters of the 20th Century" introduction by R.B. Hale. (Metropolitan Museum of Art: New York, 1950). Written
on the front cover in pencil, "Save Page 39." Benton work is shown on this page.
"Perspective Drawing" by J.W. Hull. (University of California Press: Berkeley, CA, 1950).
"The Story of John F. Kennedy" by E.S. Miers. (Grosset & Dunlap: New York, 1964).
"Catalogue of the Collection of American Paintings at Randolph-Macon Woman's College" by M.F. Williams. (Randolph-Macon
Woman's College: Lynchburg, VA, 1965). "Page 8" written on the front cover. Pages 8-9 show a Benton work, which is
'Preparing the Bill' and an interesting background item by Benton.
"The Nathan Cummings Collection of Ancient Peruvian Art" by A.R. Sawyer. (Nathan Cummings: Chicago, 1954).
"Isadora Duncan in Her Dances" by A. Walkowitz. (Haldeman-Julius Publications: Girard, KS, 1945).
"Charles Umlauf, Sculptor" introduction by D.B. Googall. (University of Texas Press: Austin, TX, 1967). Book has dust jacket.

"Horatio Walker" by F.N. Price. (Louis Carrier & Co.: New York, 1928). Slip-cover box contains book.
"Moses Soyer" introduction by C. Willard. (World: Cleveland, 1962).
"Mary Cassat-Oils and Pastels" by E.J. Bullard. (Watson-Guptil: New York, 1972). Book has dust jacket.
"Lelle Scorzelli" by F. Mauriac. (Silvana Editoriale D'Arte: Milan, 1965). Book has dust jacket.
"Masterpieces of Sculpture" by C. Seymour. (Coward-McCann: New York, 1949). Book has dust jacket.
"The Art of Caricature" by W. Auerbach-Levy. (Art Book Guild of America: New York, 1947). Book has dust jacket which is torn.

"Fitzpatrick-Cartoons" by D.R. Fitzpatrick. (Pulitzer Publishing Co.: St. Louis, 1947). Note to Benton from the author on the
frontispiece. Book is #185 of a limited edition of 300.
"The Drawings of Francesco Guardi" by J.B. Shaw. (Faber & Faber: London, 1951). Book has dust jacket.
"Ralph Walker-Architect" by R. Walker. (Henahan House: New York, 1957). Book is contained within a cardboard slip-case.
Hardback, 259 pages.
"Goro di Gregorio" by E. Carli. (Electra Editrice, Florence, 1946). Text is in Italian.
"Irwin D. Hoffman" introduction by M. Sullivan. (Associated American Artist: New York, 1936). Note from Irwin D. Hoffman to
Benton on one of the front endpages.
"Fred Shane-Drawings" introduction by T.H. Benton. (University of Missouri: Columbia, MO, 1964). Book has dust jacket. Note
from Fred Shane to Benton on one of the front endpages.
"Documentos De Arte Colonial Sudamericano. Vol. VI". (Academia Nacional De Bellas Artes: Buenos Aires, 1949).
"Documentos De Arte Colonial Sudamericano. Vol. III". (Academia Nacional De Bellas Artes: Buenos Aires, 1945).
"Documentos De Arte Colonial Sudamericano. Vol. VIII". (Academia National De Bellas Artes: Buenos Aires, 1952).
"Documentos De Arte Colonial Sudamericano. Vol. VII". (Academia Nacional De Bellas Artes: Buenos Aires, 1950).
"Documentos De Arte Colonial Sudamericano. Vol. IV". (Academia Nacional De Bellas Artes: Buenos Aires, 1948).
"Documentos De Arte Colonial Sudamericano. Vol. V". (Academia Nacional De Bellas Artes: Buenos Aires, 1948).
"Art and Freedom. Vol. I" by H.M. Kallen. (Duell, Sloan and Pearce: New York, 1942). Book is unbound, consisting of 18
signatures, held together with a rubber band.
"Art and Freedom. Vol. II" by H.M. Kallen. (Duell, Sloan and Pearce: New York, 1942). Book is unbound, consisting of 14
signatures, held together with a rubber band.
"The Holy Bible". King James Version. (Random House: New York, 1943). Signed "Rita P. Benton" on the title page.
"Life on the River" by N.L. Wayman. (Crown: New York, 1971). Book has dust jacket.
"Picture Maker of the Old West, William H. Jackson" by C.S. Jackson. (Chas. Scribner's Sons: New York, 1947). Signed: "F.
Paxton, 9/24/49" on front endpaper.
"Ear-Training and Sight-Singing" by G.A. Wedge. (G. Schirmer: New York, 1921).
"The Philosophy of Modern Art" by H. Read. (Horizon Press: New York, 1953). Book has dust jacket.
"Portraits and Pamphlets" by Karl Radek. (McBride: New York, no date, ca. 1935). Has dust jacket.
"St. Thomas Aquinas" by G.K. Chesterton. (Image Books: Garden City, New York, 1958).
"Western Accommodations Directory". (American Automobile Association: Washington, DC, 1957).
"National Institute of Arts and Letters 1960". (National Institute of Arts and Letters: New York, 1960).
"Philosophie De L'Art Vol. II" by H. Taine. (Hachette: Paris, 1948). Book has a clear, tissue dust jacket. Benton's name and
address are written on the front cover, in pencil.
"Proceedings. 2nd Series, #10". (American Academy of Arts and Letters: New York, 1960). "Save", written in pencil on front
cover.
"English Synonyms" by G. Crabb. (Grosset & Dunlap: New York, 1945).
"Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and Through the Looking Glass" by L. Carroll. (A.L. Burt: New York, no date).
"The Santa Fe Trail" by the Editors of Look. (Random House: New York, 1946).
"The Social History of Bourbon" by G. Carson. (Dodd, Mead & Co.: New York, 1963). Book has dust jacket.
"The Earth Shook, the Sky Burned" by W. Bronson. (Doubleday: New York, 1959). Book has dust jacket.
"Zur Geschichte der Kostume" by W. Diez, et. al. (Braun & Schneider: Munich, Germany, no date). Text is in German.
"Boy's Book of Pieces" by John M. Williams. (Boston Music Co: Boston, 1932).
"Sang und Klang furs Kinderherz" by E. Humperdinck. (Neufeld & Henius: Berlin, Germany, 1909).
"Petit Larousse". (Librairie Larousse: Paris, France, 1960).
"Webster's New Modern English Dictionary". (Syndicate Co.: New York, 1919). Inscribed on front end paper, "Rita Piacenza".

"The State of Missouri" by Walter Williams. (E.W. Stephens: Columbia, MO, 1904). Inscribed on front endpaper, "Mrs. J.E.
Howard, Kansas City, Mo., Aug. 20 '04".
"The Journal of Lewis & Ordoway" edited by Milo M. Quaife. (State Historical Society of Wisconsin: Madison, Wisconsin, 1965).

"Three Ozark Streams" by W.A. Dorrance. (Missourian Press: Richmond, MO, 1938).
"Early Italian Song and Air. Vol. II." (Oliver Ditson Co.: Boston, 1924). Book has an outer paper cover.
"Blues: An Anthology" edited by W.C. Handy. (Albert & Charles Boni: New York, 1926).
"The Buffalo River Country" by Kenneth L. Smith. (Ozark Society: Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1967). Book has dust jacket.
"Animals in Motion" by Eadweard Muybridge, edited by L.S. Brown. (New York: Dover, 1957). Book has dust jacket. Signed on
front endpage, "Thomas H. Benton". Price of $10 marked on front endpage.
"Painting and Sculpture in the Museum of Modern Art" edited by Alfred H. Barr. (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1948).
"Homestead" by Thomas Hart Benton is reproduced on page 157.
"Tales About Joplin" by E.M. Jones. (Joplin, MO: Harragan House, 1968). 2nd printing.
"French Painting" by R.H. Wilenski, revised edition. ( Boston: Branford, 1949). Book has dust jacket.
"The Belief of Catholics" by R. Knox. (Garden City, NY: Image Books, 1960).
"The Long Shadow of Franklin D. Roosevelt" by A.M. Wolf. (Booneville, MO: Privately printed by author, 1966). Diatribe against
Harry Truman is written in ink, by author, on the front endpages. Written on the front cover, at top, "Read every word". Below title
is written, "OR - 'He Loved Lucy' " and under the author's name is written, "The 'she buzzard' of Boonville" (probably written by
T.H. Benton). Paperback, 69 pages.
"The Mansion" by William Faulkner. (New York: Random House, 1959). Book has dust jacket.
"Les Fleurs du Mal" by Charles Baudelaire.r (Garnier Freres: Paris, France, 1959). Book has dust jacket.
"Journal de Eugene Delacroix, Vol. III" edited by Andre Joubin. (Librarie Pilon: Paris, France, 1950 ed.). Signed on front
endpage, "Thomas Hart Benton". Pencil marks throughout book.
"Journal de Eugene Delacroix, Vol. II" edited by Andre Joubin. (Librarie Pilon: Paris, France, 1950 ed.). Signed on front endpage,
"Thomas Hart Benton". Pencil marks throughout book.
"Macbeth/The Emperor Jones" by William Shakespeare/Eugene O'Neill. (Noble and Noble: New York, 1952). Book is heavily
pencil-marked throughout. Signed "Jessie Benton" on the front endpaper.
"First Aid Textbook for Juniors" American National Red Cross. (Blakiston: Philadelphia, 1949). Book is heavily pencil-marked on
the front endpapers. Originally, book belonged to the Kansas City Public School System.
"Martha, Martha" by Patricia McGerr. (P.J. Kenedy & Sons: New York, 1960). Note from the author, to the Bentons, on the front
endpaper.
"New World of Chemistry" by B. Jaffe. (Silver Burdett: New York, 1955). Signed "Jessie Benton" on the front endpaper. Book is
heavily pencil-marked throughout.
"Adventures in American Literature" R.B. Inglis, et.al. (Harcourt, Brace and Co.: New York, 1952). Book is pencil-marked
throughout. Remnants of a label from Pembroke Country Day School of Kansas City, MO are on the front endpaper.
"Adventures in English Literature" R.B. Inglis, et.al. (Harcourt, Brace & Co.: New York, 1952). Book is heavily pencil-marked
throughout.
"A Good Rooster Crows Everywhere" by George Pattullo. (George Pattullo: New York, 1939). Note from the author, to Thomas
Hart Benton, on the front endpaper.
"Contemporary American Painting". (Encyclopedia Britannica: Chicago, 1946). Tom Benton featured in section 6.
"The Buyers's Manual". (National Retail Dry Goods Assoc.: New York, 1937).
"Pastoral" by Nevil Shute. (William Morrow and Co.: New York, 1944). Markings indicate that book came from Pembroke Country
Day School.
"The Judas Tree" by A.J. Cronin. (Little, Brown, and Co.: Boston, 1961). Marked "Library Copy". Book has dust jacket, with a
clear plastic wrapper over it.
"European Neighbors" edited by E.M. Johnson. (Charles E. Merrill: New York, 1948).
"Leftover Life To Kill" by Caitlin Thomas. (Little. Brown and Co.: Boston, 1957) Book has dust jacket.
"French for the Modern World. Book Two" M Dondo, et.al. (Harcourt, Brace and Co.: New York, 1951). Book is heavily pencil-
marked throughout
"Our Country and Our People" by Harold Rugg. (Ginn and Co.: Boston, 1938).
"Language Skills. Grade Eight" by R. H. Teusher. (Harcourt, Brace and Co.: New York, 1951) Book is pencil-marked on the
endpapers
"People and Progress" by W.S. Gray and M.H. Arbuthnot. (Scott, Foresman and Co.: New York, 1947).
"Many Moons" by James Thurber. (Dramatic Publishing Co.: Chicago, 1943).
"The Growth of the American People and Nation" by Mary G. Kelty. (Ginn and Co.: Boston, 1931).
"North American and Island Neighbors" by E.M. Johnson. (Charles E. Merrill: New York, 1948).
"Modern School Algebra. First Course" R. Schorling, et.al. (World Book Co.: Yonkers-On-Hudson, New York, 1936). Front
endpapers are heavily pencil-marked. Signed "Thomas Piacenza Benton, on the front endpaper".
"Elements in Biology" by R.A. Dodge. (Allyn and Bacon: New York, 1952). Book is heavily pencil-marked. A label from Pembroke
Country Day School, Kansas City, MO is glued to the front endpaper.
"Clinical Sonnets" by Merrill Moore. (Twayne Publishers: New York, 1950). Book has dust jacket.
"Millions of Cats" by Wanda Gag. (Coward-McCann: New York, 1928).
"Drawings by American Artists" edited by Norman Kent. (Watson-Guptill: New York, 1947). Signed "Benton" on the front
endpaper. Book has dust jacket. Untitled drawing of Benton's is depicted on p. 21.
"The Princess Runs Away" by A.W. Howard. (Macmillan: New York, 1934).
"This Demi-Paradise" by M. Halsey. (Simon & Schuster: New York, 1960). Signed "Rita Benton" on the title page. Book has dust
jacket, enclosed within a clear, plastic jacket. Book marked "Library Copy".
"La Question D'Argent" by A. Dumas, edited by G.N. Henning. (D.C. Heath & Co.: Boston, 1898). Rear cover of book is covered
with pencil scrawl.
"A Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams. (Signet: New York, 1951). Book features a multicolored cover by Thomas
Hart Benton.
"Modern Art in the Making." B.S. Meyer. ( McGraw-Hill: New York, 1950).Signed on the front endpaper: Thomas H. Benton.
Benton discussed on pp. 391-92.
"The A Cappella Singer" edited by H. Clough-Leighter. (E.C. Schirmer: Boston, 1936). Written on the front endpaper, "For Jessie
Benton, as prize in the midnight contest, July 30, 1956. Bruce Smail".
"The Spirit of the Letter in Painting" by J. Leymarie. (Hallmark: Kansas City, MO, 1961). 90 pages, hardback. Book has dust
jacket, and is contained in a plain, cardboard shelf box. Signed on the front endpaper "Rita P. Benton". Printed in Switzerland.

"Arshile Gorky" by J. Levy. (Abrams: New York, 1966). Book has a clear, plastic dust jacket. Printed in Japan.
"Thomas Rowlandson: His Life and Art" by Bernard Falk. (Beechhurst Press: New York, 1952). First Edition.
"The Harry S. Truman Library in Historic Independence." (Junior Service League: Independence, MO, 1957). Notes by Benton on
the rear endpage. Benton mural has not been done at the time of this publication.
"Collivadino by M.S. Noel." (Academia Nacional De Bellas Artes: Buenos Aires, Argentina 1947). Book has dust jacket.
"A Record of the Proceedings 11 May 1950." (George Macy: New York, 1950). Privately printed.
"Il Tiempo della Salute Eretto per Voto de la Republica Veneta XXVI-X-MDCXXX." (Libreria Emiliana Editrice: Venice, Italy
1930). Text is in Italian.
"Bargello" by E. S. Williams. (Reinhold: New York 1967). Book has dust jacket.
"Pyccknn My3en". (National Museum: Leningrad, Russia 1963). Text is in Russian and French. Note in Russian, on the front
endpage dated 1965. Title translates as "The Russian Museum."
"Eye on America" by W. S. Hall. (Studio Publication: New York, ca.1930). Written on the front endcover: "Tom and Rita Benton,
1939". Benton work depicted on p. 95.
"The United Nations: Twenty Years." (United Nations: New York, 1965).
"Prilidiano Pueyrredon." (Academia Nacional De Bellas Artes: Buenos Aires 1945). Text is in Spanish.
"Mockba" (State Publishing: Moscow, Russia, 1963). Text is in English and Russian. Title translates as "Moscow".
"Alternative Sources of Energy" edited by Sandy Eccli. (Alternative Sources of Energy: Kingston, NY, 1974). Printed on pulp
paper.
"American Folk Art Painting". (Leisure Services: Kansas City, MO, no date, ca. 1965).
"American Folk Art Painting". (Leisure Services: Kansas City, MO, no date, ca. 1965).
"The Southern Americas" by Abel Plenn. (Creative Age Press: New York, 1948). Book has dust jacket.
"Village Down East" by John Wallace. 2nd edition (Bond Wheelwright: Freeport, Maine, ca. 1966 for this edition). Book has dust
jacket.
"The Truth About Jesse James" by Rudy Turilli. (Rudy Turilli: Stanton, MO, 1967).
"Canzoniere Popolare Dell 'Italia Settentrionale" by E. Oddone. (G. Ricordi: Milan, Italy, 1929). The text of this songbook is in
Italian.
"The Green-Eyed Stallion" by Bill and Bernard Martin. (Tell-Well Press Inc.: Kansas City, MO, 1953).
"The Church of Our Fathers" by R.H. Bainton. (Westminster Press: Philadelphia, 1950).
"Les Miserables" by Victor Hugo. (Allyn & Bacon: Boston, 1922). Text is in French. Pencil markings on both sets of end papers.
Written on the front end cover: "John Breyer, Pe. Day" (a local prep school).
"Bermuda Vacation" by R.H. Joor. (McKay: Philadelphia, 1941).
"The Iroquois" by F.G. Speck. (Cranbrook Institute of Science: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, April 1955).
"The Song Book of the American Spirit" by K. Stanley-Brown. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1927).
"Songs for All" by (Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Co.: Winona Lake, Indiana, 1935). Pencil notations on the inside of the rear cover.

"Twenty-One Nursery Rhymes" by Isidor Garn. (Fingerite Music: New York, 1935).
"The Drawings of Henry Fuseli" by N. Powell. (Faber & Faber: London, England, 1951). Book has dust jacket.
"Memorable LIFE Photographs". (MOMA: New York, 1951). Forward by Edward Steichen.
"My Road" by Duard Marshall. (No publisher, 1941). A set of nine lithographs hand-printed and bound by the author.
Autographed on last page. Number 1 of an edition of 50.
"Musei Vaticani". (Vatican Museum: Rome, Italy. No date). Text is in Italian.
"Leonardo's Legacy: An International Symposium" edited by C.D. O'Malley. (University of California Press: Berkeley, CA. 1969).
Book has dust jacket.
"Treasury of American Drawings" by C.E. Slatkin & R. Schoolman. (Oxford University Press: New York, 1947). Book has dust
jacket. Benton work depicted in plate 139. Written on front endpage "Tom & Rita".
"50 Fabulous Favorites". (Cromwell Music: New York, no date, ca. 1965).
"Dumbo" by Walt Disney. (Simon & Schuster: New York, 1928, 2nd printing). Book has dust jacket. Written on the front endpage:
"The book belongs to Jessie Benton".
"The Rooms of St. Ignatius Loyola at the Gesu, Rome". (Calzone-Villa Press: Rome, 1899). Text is in English. Note to Thomas
Hart Benton from J.W. Naughton, on the title page, dated 1949.
"Gold Rush Country" by the editors of Sunset Books & Sunset Magazine. (Lane Publishing: Menlo Park, CA, 1957).
"A Proposed Lewis and Clark National Wilderness Waterway". (Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service: Omaha, revised
October, 1962).
"Handbook of the American Artists Group". (American Artists Group: New York, 1936). Pages 11-12, give a vita on Benton. Rear
cover also lists some Benton drawings reproduced as greeting cards, which were for sale by the American Artist Group.

"National Gallery of Art: Book of Illustrations". (National Gallery of Art: Washington, D.C., March, 1941). Written on inside of front
cover, "Bentons, 3616 Belleview Ave, K.C., Mo.
"Major and the Kitten" by Helen Hoke. (Henry Holt: New York, 1941). Note from the author, to Jessie Benton, on page opposite
title page, dated 1945.
"Artistic Synthesis" by R.E. Johnson. (University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS, 1958).
"Big Book of Laughs for Boys & Girls" edited by J. Strong and T. Leonard. (Hart: New York, 1949).
"A Background for the Study of Architectural Sculpture" by R.E. Johnson. (University of Kansas: Lawrence, KS, 1951).
"Dodge's Advanced Geography. New York Edition" by R.E. Dodge. (Rand, McNally & Co.: New York, 1908). "T.P. Benton"
written in red on rear of cover. Hardback.
"The Pilgrams' Party" by Sadyebeth & Anson Lowitz. (Richard R. Smith: New York, 1931). Hardback.
"The Peaceable Kingdom" by Ardyth Kennelly. (Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 1949). A Book Club edition. Hardback. Book has dust
jacket. Note to the Bentons, from the author, on the front endpage, dated 1949, Christmas.
"Daughter of Silence" by M.L. West. (Wm. Morrow & Co.: New York, 1961). Book has dust jacket, which is in turn enclosed in a
clear, plastic originally on the rear endpage. Book is marked "Library Copy". Evidence of card pocket originally on the rear page.
A green tag partially remains on the cover. Hardback.
"The Happy Tree" by Sheila Kaye-Smith. (Harper & Bros.: New York, 1949). Book has dust jacket. Hardback.
"Latin for Americans: II" by B.L. Ullman and N.E. Henry. (Macmillan: New York, 1952). Hardback.
"Literature of the Americas" by J.E. Brewton, et. al. (Laidlaw Bros.: New York, 1942). Hardback.
"It's a Big Country" by B.L. Burman. (Reynal & Co.: New York, 1956). Book has dust jacket. Hardback.
"The Miracle at Syracuse" by Rev. A.R. Bandini. (Academy Library Guild: Fresno, CA, 1956). Paperback.
"Ten Years and William Shakespeare". (Limited Editions Club: New York, 1940). Written on the front endpage: "For Tom Benton,
From George Macy". Mention is made of Benton's illustrations for "Tom Sawyer" on page 23, and of Benton's illustrations for
"The Grapes of Wrath" on page 74. Hardback.
"The Niagara Story" by R.F. Yates, 4th edition. (Foster and Stewart: Buffalo, NY, 1950).
"The Golden Dictionary" by W.E. Walpole. (Simon and Schuster: New York, 1944). Written on title page: "Jessie P. Benton".
Hardback.
"Treasured Thoughts" by R.M. Good & G. Powers. (School of the Ozarks: Point Lookout, MO, no date). Book has two hard
covers tied together through the spine, with a cord.
"La Tia Tula" by Miguel De Unamuno. (Renacimiento: Madrid, Spain, 1921). Written on the title page: "John Ellington-1928". Text
is in Spanish.
"It Only Hurts When I Laugh...". (Hallmark: Kansas City, MO, no date). Written on inside of rear cover: "Mel and Mary Jane Kleb".
Spiral-bound.
"A Proposed Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site". (Department of the Interior, National Park Service: Omaha, 1962).
Spiral-bound.
Handbook for the meeting of the National Academy School of Fine Arts, New York, 137th Session, 1961-1962.
"Federal Support for the Visual Arts: The New Deal and Now" by F. V. O'Connor. (New York Graphic Society: Greenwich, CT,
1969). Signed on the title page by the author.
"Back Home" by Joe Clark. (Kingsport Press: Kingsport, TN, 1965). Book has dust jacket.
"Preparatory Exercises for Pianoforte" by A. Schmitt. (B.F. Wood Music Co.: Boston, no date). Pencil notation on some pages.

"The Presidents of the United States of America" by F. Freidel. (White House Historical Association: Washington, D.C., 1964).

"Positano" by John Steinbeck. (Ente Provinciale per il Turismo: Salerno, Italy, 1959). Text is in English.
"Mark Twain's Letters in the Muscatine Journal" by E.M. Branch. (Mark Twain Association of America: Chicago, 1942).
Weight Watchers admission book issued to Rita Benton in 1968. Book consists of 32 coupons to be used for attending weekly
meetings. Three have been used. Notations indicated that Rita Benton weighed 206 1/4lbs. on Dec. 19, 1968.
"Chansons de France" by Marcel Vigneras. (D.C. Heath & Co.: Boston, MA, 1941).
"Democrats in Convention 1972". (Democratic National Committee: Washington, D.C., 1972).
"Wyoming the 75th Year". (Wyoming 75th Anniversary Commission: Douglas, Wyoming, 1965).
"The Mirror of History" by H.W. Janson. (Time-Life Inc., Chicago, 1966).
"Oklahoma Indian Cook Book" by Mae Abbott. (Mae Abbott: Tulsa, OK, 1956). Inside of back cover has a note to Tom Benton,
from the illustrator of this book, Acee Blue Eagle.
"Buffalo National River". (Department of the Interior: Richmond, VA, April, 1963). Book is spiralbound.
"Le Canzoni piu Belle". (Fabbri Bros.: Milan, Italy, 1973).
"Indiana, A Hoosier History" by D.L. Chambers. (Bobbs-Merrill: New York, 1933). Includes, "A Dream Fulfilled" by Thomas Hart
Benton, on inside of rear cover.
"Gems of Melody and Rhythm for Young People" by B.F. Steenman. (Theodore Presser Co.: Philadelphia, 1924). "T.P. Benton"
written in margin of front cover.
"Scales and Chords" by F.A. Schultz. (White-Smith Music Publishing Co.: Boston, no date).
"Schirmer's Manuscript Music Book No. 17". (G. Schirmer, Inc.: New York, no date). "Jessie Benton", written on pencil, on front
cover. Some pencil notation inside book.
"The Art of Finger Dexterity" by C. Czerny. (White-Smith Music Publishing Co.: New York, no date). Some pencil notations are in
the text.
"The Virtuoso Pianist" by C.L. Hanon. (White-Smith Music Publishing Co.: New York, 1917). Some pencil notations are in the
text.
"Sutor's Note Spelling Book" by A. Sutor. (Theodore Presser Co.: Philadelphia, 1915). Some pencil notations are in the text.

"Reliquary of English Song" by F.H. Potter. (G. Schirmer, Inc.: New York, 1915).
"Splish, Splash, and Splush" by Irma Wilde. (Whitman Publishing Co., Inc.: Racine, WI, 1962).
"Bach for Beginners. Book I" by C. Vincent. (Boston Music Co.: Boston, MA, 1911). Pencil notations are throughout the text.

"Handbook of the American Artists Group. #1". (American Artists Groups: New York, 1935).
"The Scottish Students' Song Book". (Bayley and Ferguson: London, no date).
"Kansas 2000". (Division of State Planning: Topeka, KS, 1975).
"The First Annual Fifty-Print Exhibition of News and Feature Pictures" published by the University of Missouri, Columbia, MO,
1944.
"12 from Texas - A Portfolio of Lithographs". (Southern Methodist University Press: Dallas, TX, 1952). Twelve unbound, photo-
reproductions of lithographs are inside a binder.
"Berlitz Self-Teaching Language Course-Spanish-Part 1". (Berlitz Publications, Inc.: New York, 1967). Inside 88.1977.001.4893.

"Berlitz Self-Teaching Language Course-Spanish-Part 2". (Berlitz Publications, Inc.: New York, 1967). Inside 88.1977.001.4893.

"Berlitz Self-Teaching Language Course-Spanish-Part 3". (Berlitz Publications, Inc.: New York, 1967). Inside 88.1977.001.4893.

"Berlitz Self-Teaching Language Course-Spanish-Part 4". (Berlitz Publications, Inc.: New York, 1967). Inside 88.1977.001.4893.

"Berlitz Self-Teaching Language Course-Spanish-Part 5". (Berlitz Publications, Inc.: New York, 1967). Inside 88.1977.001.4893.

"New Berlitz Key Program-Spanish". (Berlitz Publications, Inc.: New York, 1968). Inside 88.1977.001.4893.
"Berlitz Self-Teaching Language Course-French-Part 1". (Berlitz Publications, Inc.: New York, 1967). Inside 88.1977.001.4907.

"Berlitz Self-Teaching Language Course-French-Part 2". (Berlitz Publications, Inc.: New York, 1967). Inside 88.1977.001.4907.

"Berlitz Self-Teaching Language Course-French-Part 3". (Berlitz Publications, Inc.: New York, 1967). Inside 88.1977.001.4907.
"Berlitz Self-Teaching Language Course-French-Part 4". (Berlitz Publications, Inc.: New York, 1967). Inside 88.1977.001.4907.

"Berlitz Self-Teaching Language Course-French-Part 5". (Berlitz Publications, Inc.: New York, 1967). Inside 88.1977.001.4907.

"New Berlitz Key Program-French". (Berlitz Publications, Inc.: New York, 1968). Inside 88.1977.001.4907.
"Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City" by Darrell Garwood. (W.W. Norton & Company: New York. 1948). There is a
whole chapter on the artist Thomas Hart Benton, as well as much on Senator Benton.
"Joplin's First 100 Years: As Recorded in the Pages of 'The Joplin Mining News', 'The Joplin Herald', 'The Joplin American', The
Joplin Tribune', 'The Joplin Globe'"edited by Bill Conrad. (The Joplin Globe Publishing Co: Joplin, Mo. 1973). The inside front
cover has a note to Tom Benton from Fred Hughes, President of the Joplin Globe
"Joplin's First 100 Years: As Recorded in the Pages of 'The Joplin Mining News', 'The Joplin Herald', 'The Joplin American', The
Joplin Tribune', 'The Joplin Globe'" edited by Bill Conrad. (The Joplin Globe Publishing Co: Joplin, Mo. 1973).

"Taps for Private Tussie" by Jessie Stuart. (E.P. Dutton: New York, 1943). Illustrated by Thomas Hart Benton. Book has dust
jacket, which is enclosed in a clear, plastic cover.
"Schoolhouse in the Foothills" by Ella Enslow in collaboration with Alvin F. Harlow. (Simon & Schuster: New York, 1937).
Illustrated by Thomas Benton. 239 Pages.
"Three Rivers South: A Story of Young Abe Lincoln" by Virginia S. Eifert. (Dodd, Mead & Company: New York, 1955). Illustrated
by Thomas Hart Benton. 176 pages.
"Life on the Mississippi" by Mark Twain. (The Heritage Press: New York, 1944). Illustrated by Thomas Hart Benton.
"Taps for Private Tussie" by Jessie Stuart. (E.P. Dutton: New York, 1943). Illustrated by Thomas Hart Benton.

				
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