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Image for Progressive Principles : selections from addresses made during the presidential campaign of 1912. (including the Progressive National platform)

Progressive Principles : selections from addresses made during the presidential campaign of 1912. (including the Progressive National platform)

By: Roosevelt, Theodore; Elmer H. Youngman ed.

Price: $240.50

Publisher: New York / London, Progressive National Service / Effingham Wilson: 1913

Seller ID: Books009842

Condition: Very Good


ix, 330, [1] pages. Brown cloth, with black titles on darker spine. Textblock edges dusty, endpapers foxed. Binding sound. View more info

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Mammy's White Folks

By: Sampson, Emma Speed

Price: $78.00

Publisher: Chicago, Reilly & Lee: 1920

Seller ID: Books008275

Condition: Very Good


336 pages. Shallow chips to head and tail of jacket spine and tips, with spine sunned. Jacket now in removeable protective sleeve. Third printing, March 1920. Gift inscription to front endpaper dated 1920. The interior is otherwise free of inscriptions and markings. Binding and hinges sound; boards remarkably fresh. Photographic frontispiece. View more info

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The American Fruit Garden Companion. Being a Practical Treatise on the Propagation and Culture of Fruit, adapted to the Northern and Middle States

By: Sayers, E. [Edward]

Price: $214.50

Publisher: Boston:, Weeks, Jordan and Company: 1839

Seller ID: Books009549

Condition: Very Good


174, 2 pages, and, facing title page: advert for Treatise on Swine etc. 6.8 x 4.5 in. [Entered Congress 1838, but I believe this is the first printing]. Spine darkened and chipped at head, with GARDING (sic) penned upon it. Dot of old ink to fore-edge. Provident Book Store [Lancaster] stamp to ffep. Endpapers considerably foxed; occasional foxing within, but not much and not heavy. Binding sound, hinges secure. No inscriptions. View more info

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Shane

By: Schaefer, Jack

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Boston / Cambridge, Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press: 1954

Seller ID: Books009418

Condition: Very Good


214 pages. Jacket with shallow chips, creases, rubbing and indecorous though not obtrusive cellotape repairs to recto; front flap with $3.25 price; rear flap with photo of author. Interior is clean and unmarked; binding is sound. No date on title page, copyright dates of 1949 and 1954 with no indication of printing or issue date. View more info

Image for Schmid's Tales [15 stories in five volumes]: Angelica, Water Pitcher, Canary Bird; Best Inheritance, Red and White Roses, Forget Me Not; Anselmo, Cherries, Melon; Carrier Pigeon, Madonna, Cakes; Rose Bush, Dumb Girl, Daisy.

Schmid's Tales [15 stories in five volumes]: Angelica, Water Pitcher, Canary Bird; Best Inheritance, Red and White Roses, Forget Me Not; Anselmo, Cherries, Melon; Carrier Pigeon, Madonna, Cakes; Rose Bush, Dumb Girl, Daisy.

By: Schmid, Christopher von [Christoph]

Price: $431.25

Publisher: New York, P. J. Kenedy / Excelsior Catholic Publishing House: 1849

Seller ID: Books011645

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth bordered in blind with gilt to front and spine. Five volumes, with three stories in each. Dunigans Popular Library of Instruction and Amusement; illustrated throughout by J.G. Chapman. Title pages and pagination for each story. Stories range in length from 30 to 70 pages. Extremities lightly rubbed, with small chip off near head of spine of one volume; old ownership signature to first front free endpaper; one volume lacking the first front free endpaper. Bind... View more info

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A.L. Scovill & Co.'s Farmers' and Mechanics' Almanac 1873

By: Scovill, A. L.

Price: $39.00

Publisher: New York and Cincinnati, The Independent: 1872

Seller ID: Books009465

Condition: Very Good


8.25 x 5.25 inches. 40 pages including covers. Dampstain to front and rear covers with slight seepage to facing page. Binding sound. Month-by-month almanac and much text touting various cures and potions, eg: Wm. Hall's Balsam for the Lungs, Blood and Liver Sirup, Dr. Mott's Vegetable Liver Pills, Dr. Baker's Pain Panacea, Dr. Bennett's Bronchial Tablets, The Circassian Hair Oil and Restorative, Indian Vegetable Toothache Anodyne, Dr. Bennett's Worm Lozenges, &c. View more info

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Discourses on Several Subjects. Volume 2

By: Seabury, Samuel

Price: $206.25

Publisher: Hudson, William E. Norman: 1815

Seller ID: Books011890

Condition: Very Good


viii, [9]-300 pages. Volume 2 of two (only). Leather chipped at head and foot of spine. Original binding sound, with two blanks at front and at rear; leaves heavily toned. 1829 gift inscription on second front free endpaper. View more info

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Plantation Songs for My Lady's Banjo and Other Negro Lyrics & Monologues

By: Shepperd, Eli

Price: $118.75

Publisher: New York, R.H. Russell: 1901

Seller ID: Books011871

Condition: Good


150 pages. Lacking frontispiece. Light soiling/tideline to upper portion of pastedowns and diminishing through the adjacent leaves at front and rear. Else very good. 1904 Christmas inscription to first leaf. Profusely illustrated. View more info

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The History of Lucy Clare, as related by a clergyman, being intended for the use of Young Women

By: Sherwood, Mrs. [Mary Martha]

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Hartford, D. F. Robinson & Co.: 1828

Seller ID: Books010440

Condition: Good


108 pages. Red leather spine, printed paper over boards with title to front and Hartford County Sabbath School Book Depository list on rear: D.F. Robinson & Co. agents. Hartford 1830 gift inscription; frontispiece; foxing throughout. Binding is sound. An early American issue. View more info

Image for Water-Cure for Ladies. A Popular Work on the Health, Diet, and Regimin of Females and Children, and the Prevention and Cure of Diseases WITH A Full Account of the Processes of Water-Cure; Illustrated with Various Cases

Water-Cure for Ladies. A Popular Work on the Health, Diet, and Regimin of Females and Children, and the Prevention and Cure of Diseases WITH A Full Account of the Processes of Water-Cure; Illustrated with Various Cases

By: Shew, Mrs. M.L.; revised by Joel Shew

Price: $281.25

Publisher: New York, Wiley and Putnam: 1844

Seller ID: Books009392

Condition: Good


[i]-xii, [13]-156 pages; with frontispiece. Stated Third Thousand on title page. This does not have the plate facing page 120, and does not appear to have been bound with it. Cloth stamped in blind with gilt to spine, with moderate soiling, sunning, rubbing to head and foot of spine and bumped along top edges. Unrestored binding is sound and hinges secure. The second front free endpaper has been indecorously cut away. Inscriptions to front and rear free endpaper. Conside... View more info

Image for The Songs of Paul Simon  as sung by Simon & Garfunkel and Paul Simon himself, from "Hey, Schoolgirl" and "The Sound of Silence" through "Mrs. Robinson," "Bridge Over Troubled Water" and "Mother and Child Reunion"

The Songs of Paul Simon as sung by Simon & Garfunkel and Paul Simon himself, from "Hey, Schoolgirl" and "The Sound of Silence" through "Mrs. Robinson," "Bridge Over Troubled Water" and "Mother and Child Reunion"

By: Simon, Paul

Price: $93.75

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011411

ISBN: 0394480007

Condition: Very Good


xii, 331 pages, four 1/2" tears to extremes of dust jacket (inquire for overseas postage because of book size and weight) View more info

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The Story of the White House

By: Singleton, Esther

Price: $448.50

Publisher: New York, The McClure Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009270

Condition: Very Good


xxxvii, 318; xiii, 340 pages, plus numerous illustrations. First printing, November, 1907. Top edges guilded, the others untrimmed. A touch of rubbing to crown and foot of spine and tips, a light spot next to THE on Volume II, and an inch below that a small nick to cloth along front hinge. Neat ownership signature dated Christmas 1913 to front free endpaper of each volume. Otherwise unmarked. Binding is sound and hinges secure. An exceptionally well preserved example. View more info

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Self-Help: With Illustrations of Character and Conduct

By: Smiles, Samuel

Price: $1,562.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1860

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: Books011904

Condition: Good


xii, [13]-363 pages. First US edition (unauthorised) - Ticknor & Fields would soon issue the first authorised American edition. Cloth and titles faded, rubbed at head and foot of spine. Binding sound and contents complete. Foxing to first few and final few leaves fairly heavy, and light foxing throughout. Ownership signature to title page; pencil ticks to margins. Tideline to upper margin out from gutter from page 290. Pencil notes to lower margin of a few pages and to r... View more info

Image for Constitution, Code of Laws, and By - Laws of North Star Division, No. 68, Sons of Temperance, Lynn, Mass

Constitution, Code of Laws, and By - Laws of North Star Division, No. 68, Sons of Temperance, Lynn, Mass

By: Sons of Temperance

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Boston, Isaac W. May: 1871

Seller ID: Books010730

Condition: Very Good


23 pages. Chip to lower right corner front, and small hole to rear. Sewn binding sound; no inscriptions. Not located in OCLC [Jan 2018]. By 1870 North Star Division No. 68 was meeting at Taylor's Hall, West Lynn, every Thursday evening [1870 Essex-County History and Directory, 73]. View more info

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Cyclist's Road Map of Connecticut

By: Southern New England Telephone Co.

Price: $578.50

Publisher: Boston, Geo. H. Walker: 1896

Seller ID: Books009475

Condition: Good


Original large folded map titled on front: Cyclist's Road Map of Connecticut issued by The Southern New England Telephone Co. Map printed by Geo. H. Walker, Boston, with copyright dates 1893 and 1896. Population by counties is dated 1890. 34 x 26 inches unfolded. Closed tear to right side and splitting at a few intersections as seen in photos. The thin paper is almost brittle, but holding up. This has been misfolded for some time and we have left it that way. View more info

Image for The Writings of George Washington. Being His Correspondence, Addresses, Messages, and Other Papers, Official and Private

The Writings of George Washington. Being His Correspondence, Addresses, Messages, and Other Papers, Official and Private

By: Sparks, Jared. George Washington

Price: $937.50

Publisher: Boston, American Stationers' Company [Russell, Shattuck, and Williams and Hilliard, Gray, and Co.]: 1838

Seller ID: Books010387

Condition: Very Good


American Stationers' Company, 1837-8 [Volume XI Boston: Russell, Shattuck, and Williams and Hilliard, Gray, and Co., 1836]. Uniformly bound in contemporary calf. Rubbed, and a few with shallow chipping at crown; all hinges sound. All 34 plates present, as called for in Vol. I. Foxing to pastedowns, first few, and final few leaves. Light toning to plates. Old (same) ownership signature to ffep of all but Vols. III and IV. Dampstain to foot of spine and front board of Vol.... View more info

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Wicked Men Ensnared by Themselves. A Sermon Preached, December 16, 1825, in the Second Parish of West Springfield, at the Interment of Samuel Leonard, and Mrs. Harriet Leonard, His Wife; the former of whom murdered the latter, and then committed suicide.

By: Sprague, William B.

Price: $227.50

Publisher: Springfield, Tannatt & Co.: 1826

Seller ID: Books009452

Condition: Good


44 pages - the final 8 being the Appendix "containing an account of the horrid transaction". Side stitched oversized wrapper. Second edition. Heavy foxing up to page 7, thereafter moderate. William Sprague was the Pastor of the First Church in West Springfield. View more info

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The Sword and the Trowel; A Record of Combat With Sin and of Labour for the Lord. 1869

By: Spurgeon, C. H. (ed.)

Price: $306.25

Publisher: London, Passmore & Alabaster: 1870

Seller ID: Books011180

Condition: Very Good


viii, 568 pages. The twelve monthly issues for 1869 bound in one volume with consecutive pagination. Half leather over marbled boards scuffed, with spine sunned. One leaf detached (pages 303/304]. Binding is sound. View more info

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The National Temperance Almanac and Teetotaler's Year Book for the year of our Lord 1881

By: Stearns, J. N.

Price: $58.50

Publisher: New York, National Temperance Society and Publication House: 1880

Seller ID: Books009461

Condition: Very Good


6.25 x 4.25 inches. 72 pages. Silverfish predation to covers and tip of upper corner chipped to page 20; else very good in sound binding. A useful resource with numerous lists and statistics, eg: Temperance periodicals in North America, Internal Revenue statistics, Beer and the brewers, Good Templars, Sons of Temperance, Temperance organizations in Brooklyn, &c. Embellished with illustrations, stories, and anecdotes. View more info

Image for The Wreath of Wild Flowers from the Literary Miscellanies of John Milton Stearns

The Wreath of Wild Flowers from the Literary Miscellanies of John Milton Stearns

By: Stearns, John Milton

Price: $123.50

Publisher: New York, Edward Walker: 1848

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: Books009151

Condition: Good


x, 276 pages. Green cloth stamped in blind, with gilt design to front and spine. Cloth dulled and rubbed. Old presentation inscription to front pastedown. Lacks first (yellow) front endpaper - retaining the second blank front endpaper. Engraved frontispiece and engraved title page as well as the plain. Foxing throughout; binding sound. By 1848 this Congregational minister [b. 1810 Reading, Vermont], known as "an outspoken advocate for the abolition of slavery", w... View more info