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Image for Girl Show: Into the Canvas World of Bump and Grind

Girl Show: Into the Canvas World of Bump and Grind

By: Stencell, A.W.

Price: $56.25

Publisher: Toronto, ECW Press: 1999

Edition: First Ediition

Inscription: inscribed and signed by author

Seller ID: Books011487

ISBN: 1550223712

Condition: Very Good


244 pages, inscription from author on half title page View more info

Image for The Lives of General Zachary Taylor and General Winfield Scott: To Which is appended An Outline History of Mexico, Aboriginal, Colonial and Republican; And a Brief History of The Mexican War; Including Events To the Surrender of the City of Mexico...

The Lives of General Zachary Taylor and General Winfield Scott: To Which is appended An Outline History of Mexico, Aboriginal, Colonial and Republican; And a Brief History of The Mexican War; Including Events To the Surrender of the City of Mexico...

By: Sumpter, Arthur

Price: $552.50

Publisher: New York, H. Phelps & Co.: 1848

Seller ID: Books009529

Condition: Good


64 pages. 9 x 5.6 inches. Wrapper printed in red, with stains and corners peeling; chipped along titled spine panel, half of which survives. Wrapper remains attached and the sewn binding is sound. Some general soiling the most evident of which is the central blob that (albeit deminishingly) persists to p. 33. Nevertheless a complete example of this uncommon piece. Full title: The Lives of General Zachary Taylor and General Winfield Scott: To Which is appended An Outline ... View more info

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In Memoriam. A Wreath of Stray Leaves to the Memory of Emily Bliss Gould ob: 31st Aug. 1875

By: T. Adolphus Trollope, ed.

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Rome, Italo-American School Press: 1875

Seller ID: Books010723

Condition: Very Good


xxviii, 277 pages; with photographic frontispiece tissue guarded. Purple pebbled cloth bordered in blind, with gilt to front and spine. Spine sunned and mottled; foot of front sunned. Sound binding; no inscriptions. An 8 paragraph newspaper clipping from 1878/9 regarding the Gould Memorial is tipped in at front. View more info

Image for The American Traveller; or Guide Through the United States. Containing Brief Notices of the Several States, Cities, Principal Towns, Canals and Rail Roads, &c. With Tables of Distances, by Stage, Canal and Steam Boat Routes.

The American Traveller; or Guide Through the United States. Containing Brief Notices of the Several States, Cities, Principal Towns, Canals and Rail Roads, &c. With Tables of Distances, by Stage, Canal and Steam Boat Routes.

By: Tanner, H. S. [Henry Schenk]

Price: $942.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Author: 1839

Edition: Fourth edition

Seller ID: Books010190

Condition: Very Good


144 pages, four plates, four 2-page maps and the large hand tinted map at rear. Spine sunned; foxing to endpapers and less-so throughout [maps and plates clean]. Signature between pages 16 and 21 detached. Large folding map excellent. View more info

Image for Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies, from the Papers of Thomas Jefferson [4 volumes]

Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies, from the Papers of Thomas Jefferson [4 volumes]

By: Thomas Jefferson Randolph ed.

Price: $2,187.50

Publisher: Charlottesville, F. Carr, and Co.: 1829

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011339

Condition: Good


viii, [2], 466; 500, 519, 532 pages. Frontispiece portrait in volume I. This set lacking the Declaration fold-out. Verso of Contents leaf in vol. I has the notice: "The Fac simile of the rough draught of the Declaration of Independence, was not engraved in time, to be inserted in its appropriate place in this volume. It is, therefore, appended to a subsequent one." Sadly, it was not. Contemporary full leather, spines flaking (redrot) and lacking labels; six of ei... View more info

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Trenton Falls Yesterday & Today [annotated]

By: Thomas, Howard

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Prospect, N.Y., Prospect Books: 1951

Seller ID: Books008705

Condition: Good


x, 177 pages. Shallow chipping and closed tears to jacket extremities; jacket now in removable protective sleeve. Name stamped on all 3 edges and on front endpaper, also another former owner's signature to front endpaper. This copy is annotated throughout with 25 or so entries by an informed reader - perhaps the Mary M. A. Weiss whose signature appears at front. View more info

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Wreaths and Branches for the Church

By: Tuthill, Cornelia

Price: $162.50

Publisher: Boston, James B. Dow: 1842

Seller ID: Books009524

Condition: Good


vii, [13]-232 pages and 2 leaves of adverts at rear. Brown cloth rubbed at extremities; gilt to spine. Offsetting to endpapers; gift inscription to second free endpaper to Adeline E. Whitmore from her brother. Tissue guarded frontispiece; foxing throughout. The authorial indication on the title page is: By A Young Lady. Christian fiction, hymns, and poetry. View more info

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Singing for Power: The Song Magic of the Papago Indians of Southern Arizona

By: Underhill, Ruth Murray

Price: $81.25

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010587

Condition: Very Good


vii, 158, [1] pages. Small stain at foot of jacket; spine slightly darkened; light offsetting to endpapers near gutter at foot. A very pleasing example. Jacket will be housed in a removable archival sleeve. View more info

Image for Charles Willson Peale: Art and Selfhood in the Early Republic

Charles Willson Peale: Art and Selfhood in the Early Republic

By: Ward, David C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011019

ISBN: 0520239601

Condition: Very Good


xxiv, 236pp.Clean and unmarked. View more info

Image for Hanging Bridge: Racial Violence and America's Civil Rights Century

Hanging Bridge: Racial Violence and America's Civil Rights Century

By: Ward, Jason Morgan

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009369

ISBN: 0199376565

Condition: Very Good


xv, 326pp. View more info

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Ward's History of Coffee County

By: Ward, Warren P; Margaret H. Cannon

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Spartanburg, SC, The Reprint Company: 1901

Seller ID: Books009564

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 388 pages. This is a 2001 facsimile reprint of the 1930 edition, with an index by Margaret Cannon. Gift inscription to front free endpaper, else clean and unmarked in sound binding. View more info

Image for Mother's Queer Things or, A Bag of Stones

Mother's Queer Things or, A Bag of Stones

By: Warner, Anna [Bartlett]

Price: $93.75

Publisher: London, James Nisbet: 1883

Seller ID: Books010525

Condition: Fair


173 pages plus publisher's 14 page list at rear. Frontispiece and three plates. Disbound: each gathering is neatly separated from adjacent gathering and cloth spine. All text leaves present, also front and rear yellow endpapers and half-title. I can find no bibliographic information regarding the required number of plates. An uncommon title of this once popular author. View more info

Image for The Handy Reliable Cook Book [with] The Art of Canning, Smoking, Pickling, Drying and otherwise Preserving....

The Handy Reliable Cook Book [with] The Art of Canning, Smoking, Pickling, Drying and otherwise Preserving....

By: Warren, Jane.

Price: $78.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Lane & Co.:

Seller ID: Books009547

Condition: Good


No stated date of issue [c.1895]. 124, [1], 7-100, [6] pages. 7 x 4.75 inches. Cheap production with paper tanned, covers chipped & crispy with a long closed tear running vertically close to spine rear panel; final 2 leaves with marginal loss (not to text). Binding nevertheless sound and interior clean and unmarked. The Canning section has its own title page (without publishing info.) and despite the oddity of pagination does not appear to be lacking leaves between title... View more info

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For a New America Essays in History & Politics from Studies on the Left 1959-1967

By: Weinstein, James & David W. Eakins (eds.)

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books008701

Condition: Very Good


xi, 464 pages. Clean and unmarked, with jacket spine and publisher's blue topstain lightly sunned. View more info

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And There's Tomorrow [inscribed]

By: Weir, Alice M. [Emma Maude McLaughlin]

Price: $406.25

Publisher: Hawthorne, CA, The Christian Book Club of America: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books011527

Condition: Very Good


xi, 449 pages. Jacket toned, creased, and chipped. Inscribed on front free endpaper by the author using the initials of her pseudonym. Two promotional pamphlets for the book laid in; from one: "An intriguing novel interwoven with documentation, beginning in 1780, of the Left-Liberal Movements in Religion and Governments. Contents include some activities of The Establishments. Including the demoralizing National Education Association. Background of the satanical National ... View more info

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Princeton 1746 - 1896

By: Wertenbaker, Thomas Jefferson

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press: 1960

Edition: Second printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books009003

Condition: Very Good


424pp. includes a signed letter from James Franklin Oates, bound in. minute amount of foxing to front endpaper, some dust spotting to top edges View more info

Image for The Star of La Rochelle: Being the True Story of the Life of Esther Leroy, Wife of Gabriel Bernon 1652-1710. [Inscribed to Rhode Island Lieutenant Governor Norman Case]

The Star of La Rochelle: Being the True Story of the Life of Esther Leroy, Wife of Gabriel Bernon 1652-1710. [Inscribed to Rhode Island Lieutenant Governor Norman Case]

By: White, Elizabeth Nicholson

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Providence, RI, E. A. Johnson: 1930

Edition: Second edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books010955

Condition: Very Good


ix, 130 pages. Author's inscription to Governor Case dated 14 August 1931 on front free endpaper. View more info

Image for A Treatise on Counterfeit, Altered, and Spurious Bank Notes, with unerring rules for the Detection of Frauds in the Same.

A Treatise on Counterfeit, Altered, and Spurious Bank Notes, with unerring rules for the Detection of Frauds in the Same.

By: Wilber, E. J. & E. P. Eastman

Price: $343.75

Publisher: Poughkeepsie, NY, Published for the authors: 1865

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011387

Condition: Good


51 pages plus plates, and pages 3-20 of Making Money from Harper's New Monthly Magazine. Red cloth stamped in blind, with gilt title to front; all edges gilt. Frontispiece and four full page plates. Cloth stained, and rubbed at extremities. Foxing to endpapers, offsetting from plates, and tideline to upper corner of all leaves. Binding is slack, and split at rear. Lacks first leaf of the Harper's article. Old ownership inscription to front free endpaper of one David O. Z... View more info

Image for The Mountain that was "God". Being a little book about the great peak which the Indians named "Tacoma" but which is officially called "Rainier"

The Mountain that was "God". Being a little book about the great peak which the Indians named "Tacoma" but which is officially called "Rainier"

By: Williams, John H.

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Tacoma, The Author: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books008650

Condition: Very Good


111 pages, plus maps at rear. Profusely illustrated. Unobtrusive half-inch tear at head of spine, spot of abrasion and stain to fore-edge of front cover, and a small smudge on the tissue guard of the frontispiece; else clean and unmarked in sound binding: a remarkably well preserved example. View more info

Image for American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature : From drawings by W. H. Bartlett, engraved in the first style of the art, by R. Wallis, J. Cousen, Willmore, Brandard, Adlard, Richardson, &c. Two Volumes.

American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature : From drawings by W. H. Bartlett, engraved in the first style of the art, by R. Wallis, J. Cousen, Willmore, Brandard, Adlard, Richardson, &c. Two Volumes.

By: Willis, N. P. , W.H. Bartlett

Price: $743.75

Publisher: London, George Vertue: 1840

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011054

Condition: Very Good


Vol.I: iv, 140 pp plus plates. Vol.II: iv, 106 pp plus plates. Complete in two volumes. Half morocco on marbled boards with extremities rubbed, raised bands, gilt titles and vignettes to spine, all edges gilt, silk ribbon page marker in each. Marbled endpapers, discrete ownership signature to blank front endpaper of each. Unrestored binding is sound and hinges secure. All 120 engravings are present tissue guarded, as well as the map and the portrait of Bartlett. Foxing t... View more info