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Camp Stoves and Fireplaces

By: Taylor, A.D.

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Washington, Emergency Conservation Work / The Forest Service, United Staes Department of Agriculture: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books012021

Condition: Very Good


(x), 91 pages, spine grimed, tide line affecting bottom inch of text block, higher on rear board, illustrations not affected, very slight rippling. Previously owned by Nova Scotia author Stanley T. Spicer, his signature to ffep. and title page. View more info

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Picnic Tales. Number Four. The First Time.

By: Thayer, Mrs. J.

Price: $343.75

Publisher: Boston, William S. Damrell: 1842

Seller ID: Books012105

Condition: Good


iv, [5]-136 pages. Dark brown pebbled cloth stamped in blind, with title in gilt to front. Original pink endpapers. 1848 ownership inscription to second front endpaper. Contents good only, with foxing, light soil, one leaf detached, one signature loose, two closed tears. View more info

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Our Devilish Alcoholic Personalities [signed complimentary copy]

By: The Author of The Little Red Book [Ed Webster]

Price: $3,125.00

Publisher: Edina, MN, Hamar Publishers: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books012075

Condition: Very Good


112 pages. Warmly inscribed by the author 26 January 1970. With Hamar invoice (complimentary) to recipient laid in. 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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Elizabeth Towne's Experiences In Self-Healing

By: Towne, Elizabeth

Price: $593.75

Publisher: Holyoke, Mass., Self published: 1905

Seller ID: Books012079

Condition: Very Good


80 pages. Pencil signature to first leaf, dampstain to foot of same and following leaf; else a tidy example. 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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A Double Barrelled Detective Story

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $181.25

Publisher: New York and London, Harper & Brothers: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011895

Condition: Very Good


179 pages, frontispiece and six plates. Pictorial endpapers; top edge gilt. Joints, head, and foot of spine rubbed. Spine sunned and slightly cocked forwards; light soiling to boards. Binding sound; no inscriptions. Colophon has: Published April, 1902. F. Loeser & Co. Brooklyn bookseller's ticket front pastedown. 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

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An Annapolis Valley Youth in the Union Navy Letters of Norman Wade

By: Wade, Norman; intro:Leone Banks Cousins

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Petheric Press: 1977

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books009635

Condition: Very Good


30 pages. Signed by Leone Cousins. Reprinted from NSHQ 4:2, 1974. Partial ring mark at ship on front. Shipping cost will be reduced, please inquire. View more info

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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

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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

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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

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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 and p. 7. Perhaps the six unnumbered pages at rear "Ready Reckoner" were intended. View more info

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Washington's Political Legacies. To Which Is Annexed an Appendix Containing an Account of His Illness Death and the National Tributes of Respect Paid to His Memory. With a Biographical Outline of His Life and Character. His Will and Dr. Tappan's Discourse

By: Washington, George

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, George Forman: 1800

Seller ID: Books011956

Condition: Fair


292 pages, and 8 page subscribers' list. Page 239 misnumbered. Evidence of old and unsightly tape repair to spine and front hinge; boards should be considered detached. Textblock complete and secure but marred by tideline and considerable toning. One free endpaper at front, two at rear - on the last of which: "New York May 8th, 1800, William Burges His Book". View more info

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

By: Washington, George. Jared Sparks

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. I, bleeding internally to first leaf of preface. Please contact us for an accurate shipping quote. View more info

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Toasts

By: Waters, Margaret (compiled by)

Price: $243.75

Publisher: Chicago, Brewer, Barse & Company: 1909

Seller ID: Books012129

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (90 pages), copyright page states 1909. Dust jacket chipped and worn, lacking top 3" portion of spine, and with a 3 1/2" closed tear to front panel, and split along upper joint: now in a removable archival sleeve. Previous owner's signature to front pastedown; offsetting to free endpapers. Front cover features an illustration (Williamson - 08) of a woman in a long gown holding up a drink. 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 Council Of The Churches Of Christ In The United States Of America. Conspiratorial CFR-Council On Foreign Relations and its du... 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

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Modern Cavalry. Studies on its role in the warfare of to-day with notes on training for war service

By: Wheeler-Nicholson, Major Malcolm

Price: $937.50

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011967

Condition: Very Good


xii, [iv], 213 pages. Previous owner's signature to ffep. (in an elegant hand) - E.J. Mooney, Major, 28th New Brunswick Dragoon Guards, part of the 6th Canadian Mounted Rifles during the First World War. The number 38 stamped above signature. Pencil lines to outer margin of a few leaves. While Wheeler-Nicholson acknowledges his sources of information, a penned note on the title page suggests that the book contains "pilferings" from British Field Service Regulations. The first book of this man who was a progenitor of the American comic book. View more info