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Image for In School and Out Of School, or, The history of William and John : an interesting tale

In School and Out Of School, or, The history of William and John : an interesting tale

By: One Who Knows Both

Price: $281.25

Publisher: New York, William Burgess, Jun.: 1827

Seller ID: Books010441

Condition: Good


111 pages plus 1 page list of Books For Youth for sale by Burgess at rear. Frontispiece and one other plate. Red leather spine, printed paper over boards with title to front and Books For Youth published by Burgess list on rear. Hebron Conn inscription to first free endpaper; foxing throughout. Binding is sound. First American Edition stated. Dated 1828 on front cover, 1827 on title page. View more info

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The Mountain Trail and Its Message

By: Palmer, Albert W.

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Boston, New York, Chicago, The Pilgrim Press: 1911

Seller ID: Books012084

Condition: Very Good


31 pages, frontispiece with tissue guard, and two leaves of plates. Top edge gilt. Christmas gift inscription dated 1920; else remarkably as-new. A superlative example. View more info

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Miscellaneous Writings on Religious Subjects: together with Some Extracts from a Diary.

By: Palmer, Mary

Price: $1,031.25

Publisher: Windsor, VT, Alden Spooner: 1807

Seller ID: Books011515

Condition: Very Good


119 pages. Subtitled: The whole written during six years lingering sickness, which she bore with Christian patience and resignation, when she died in a full assurance of a blessed immortality beyond the grave. Vernacular cloth covering which we have not removed; binding sound. One blank at front, none at rear. The lower blank portion of the final leaf, p. 119, has been torn away. Foxing throughout. View more info

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The Great Coal Schooners of New England

By: Parker, Lt. W.J. Lewis

Price: $32.50

Publisher: The Marine Historical Association: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009408

Condition: Good


135pp. Spine reinforced with green library tape. Marine Historical Association Publication Volume II, No. 6. View more info

Image for Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes By Miss Parloa and Home Made Candy Recipes By Mrs. Janet McKenzie Hill

Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes By Miss Parloa and Home Made Candy Recipes By Mrs. Janet McKenzie Hill

By: Parloa, Miss [Maria]; Janet McKenzie Hill; [et al.]

Price: $181.25

Publisher: Dorchester, MA, Walter Baker & Co.: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011666

Condition: Very Good


64 pages and 12 pages of illustration in colour. Light creasing and soil to wrapper, with triangular chip off lower left of rear panel. Contents clean; staples secure. Copyright 1909 at foot of title page. Index to recipes (by contributor) at rear, including two of Miss Farmer. Beside Parloa and Hill, numerous recipies prepared by Elizabeth Kevill Burr are featured. View more info

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Pemberton Defender of Vicksburg [signed]

By: Pemberton, John C.

Price: $93.75

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books010584

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 350 pages plus plates. Shallow chipping (and one short closed tear) to jacket's top edge and fot of spine. Laid in is an offprint of a 1942 New York Herald Tribune review of the book, on verso of which in pencil: "With the author's compliments" and his address. In pencil on copyright page: "Gift of the Author". Else unmarked, in sound binding. Jacket will be housed in a removable archival sleeve. View more info

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General History of Connecticut. From Its First Settlemnet Under George Fenwick to its Latest Period of Amity with Great Britain Prior to The Revolution

By: Peters, Samuel

Price: $39.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1877

Seller ID: Books009523

Condition: Very Good


285 pages and one advert leaf at rear. Light soiling to boards; paper label chipped and faded. Interior clean; binding sound. The title continues: Including a description of the country and many curious and interesting anecdotes with an appendix pointing out the causes of the rebellion in America together with the particular part taken by the people of Connecticut in its promotion. To which are added, additions to appendix, notes and extracts from letters, verifying many important statements made by the author by Samuel Jarvis McCormick View more info

Image for Newgate of Connecticut; its Origins and Early History.  Being a  Full Description of the famous and Wonderful Simsbury Mines and caverns, and the Prison Built Over Them.

Newgate of Connecticut; its Origins and Early History. Being a Full Description of the famous and Wonderful Simsbury Mines and caverns, and the Prison Built Over Them.

By: Phelps, Richard H.

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Hartford, Conn., American Publishing Company: 1876

Seller ID: Books009377

Condition: Good


117pp. light wear to boards, corners bumped "to which is added A Relation of all the Incidents, Insurrections, and Massacres, connected with their use as a Prison for the Tories during the Revolution, and otherwise; with interesting Sketches of their Surroundings in (now) East Granby. also, An Illustrated Description of the State Prison at Wethersfield." (from the title page) View more info

Image for The Juvenile Expositor : or American School Class-Book, no. 4, improved and enlarged. Embracing radical and derivative orthography, with concise and appropriate definitions ... Together with a grammar

The Juvenile Expositor : or American School Class-Book, no. 4, improved and enlarged. Embracing radical and derivative orthography, with concise and appropriate definitions ... Together with a grammar

By: Picket, A. [Albert]

Price: $162.50

Publisher: New York, American School Class-Book Warehouse: 1820

Seller ID: Books009791

Condition: Very Good


384 pages. Contemporary leather; gilt ruled and with label to spine. Considerable foxing throughout. Binding is sound and hinges secure. Two free endpapers at front and at rear. View more info

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The Assassination of President Lincoln and the Trial of the Conspirators

By: Pitman, Benn

Price: $243.75

Publisher: Cincinnati and New York, Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin: 1865

Seller ID: Books011664

Condition: Good


423 pages; with tissue guarded frontispiece, map at front, and two plans at rear [complete]. Good only, with front board detached, rear board nearly so; lacking spine panel. Textblock remains securely bound. First front free endpaper detached and in poor condition; edges of the other front endpaper and both at rear are toned. Contents otherwise clean. View more info

Image for The Vikings on Cape Cod: Evidence from Archaeological Discovery

The Vikings on Cape Cod: Evidence from Archaeological Discovery

By: Pohl, Frederick J.

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Pictou, NS, Pictou Advocate Press: 1957

Seller ID: Books011173

Condition: Very Good


63 pages. Soiling to covers; light tideline at top of some leaves but overall clean. Binding sound; no inscriptions. View more info

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The Tenth Moon

By: Powell, Dawn

Price: $2,406.25

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011783

Condition: Very Good


282 pages. Jacket toned, chipped, and rear panel with evidence of silverfish - not price clipped, and now in a removable archival sleeve. Light soil to boards, with head of spine sunned. A few spots to top edge. Offsetting to free endpapers corresponding with flaps; former owner's bookplate to front free endpaper. Binding is sound. View more info

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Turn, Magic Wheel

By: Powell, Dawn

Price: $2,406.25

Publisher: London, Constable: 1936

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: Books011797

Condition: Very Good


viii, 307 pages, and 2 advert leaves at rear. Jacket toned, chipped, price clipped, and with ghost of tape around head of spine - now in a removable archival sleeve. Top edge of textblock tanned, others with light foxing. Light soil to boards; spotting to patedowns. Binding is sound; cocked forward a quarter inch. View more info

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Pemaquid: A Story of Old Times in New England

By: Prentiss, Mrs. E.

Price: $56.25

Publisher: New York, Anson D.F. Randolph & Company: 1877

Seller ID: Books009953

Condition: Very Good


370, [4] pages. Blue cloth with black to front, black and gilt to spine. Christmas 1879 inscription second front endpaper [first endpapers brown slate]. No date on title page; copyright 1877. Binding sound, with two signatures slightly proud. View more info

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The Speaking Telephone, Talking Phonograph and Other Novelties

By: Prescott, George B.

Price: $156.25

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011923

Condition: Very Good


431 pages. Illustrated with numerous figures. Cloth rubbed; mull showing along hinges but boards fully secure and binding sound. View more info

Image for A Narrative Of The Life And Travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince

A Narrative Of The Life And Travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince

By: Prince, Nancy

Price: $431.25

Publisher: Boston, Self published: 1853

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: Books010636

Condition: Good


89 pages. Dark green cloth stamped in blind with gilt title to front. Cloth rubbed, with board showing at tips and at foot of front panel. Contemporary inscriptions, poorly rubbed coins and staining to endpapers. Occasional stains and pencil notation within. Original yellow endpapers present front and rear; lacking white endpaper at front. Front hinge loose but remains attached. View more info

Image for Prindle's Almanac, For The Year of Our Lord 1843

Prindle's Almanac, For The Year of Our Lord 1843

By: Prindle, Charles

Price: $58.50

Publisher: New Haven, A. H. Maltby: 1842

Seller ID: Books009473

Condition: Very Good


Side stitched oversized wrapper measuring 9 x 5.5 inches. 30 pages. Small chip off lower right corner first leaf; overall a well preserved example. Six pages of ads at rear, of which two are illustrated. View more info

Image for Madam Butterfly. First Production in America and First Presentation in English

Madam Butterfly. First Production in America and First Presentation in English

By: Puccini, Giacomo

Price: $682.50

Publisher: New York, Boosey & Co.: 1906

Seller ID: Books009536

Condition: Very Good


9.2 x 6.2 inches. 72 pages and advert leaf at rear. [First title page]: Mr. Henry W. Savage offers his English Grand Opera Company (especially organised for these representations) IN Giacomo Puccini's Japanese Lyric Tragedy Madam Butterfly. First Production in America and First Presentation in English. First Performance in America, on October 15th, 1906. At the Columbia Theatre, Washington, D.C. [Second title page] : Madam Butterfly A Japanese Tragedy Founded on the book by John L. Long and the drama by David Belasco Italian Libretto by L. Illica and G. Giacosa; English version by R. H. Elkin ... View more info

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The Attorney : or the Correspondence of John Quod

By: Quod, John [John Treat Irving]

Price: $97.50

Publisher: New York, Samuel Hueston: 1853

Seller ID: Books009775

Condition: Very Good


384 pages, with frontispiece and three illustrated plates. Blindstamped front and rear; titles faded from spine. Third edition. Rubbing to head and heel of spine. Foxing from tissue guard with light effect to facinf frontispiece and title page. Binding sound and hinges secure. View more info

Image for Fitzjohn Road Atlas prepared by Rand Mcnally Duraliner  1947 Road Atlas of the United States, Canada and Mexico

Fitzjohn Road Atlas prepared by Rand Mcnally Duraliner 1947 Road Atlas of the United States, Canada and Mexico

By: Rand McNally

Price: $156.25

Publisher: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Rand McNally: 1947

Seller ID: Books008465

Condition: Good


112 pages, 16 x 12 inches. Large format Rand McNally Road Atlas of the United States, Canada and Mexico. Front cover: "Fitzjohn Road Atlas / prepared by Rand Mcnally / Duraliner : Symphony of the Highway" with quotation from Song of the Open Road by Walt Whitman. Rear cover: Why bus operators, passengers, and bus drivers like Duraliners, with quotation at foot; "If it's made by Fitzjohn, it's made to make you money". Softcover. Corners bumped. Covers creased and mildly soiled. Spine probably reinforced with black tape as the Y of "money" at bottom right of rear panel is... View more info