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

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

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Paddle and Portage, From Moosehead Lake to the Aroostook River, Maine

By: Steele, Thomas Sedgwick

Price: $513.50

Publisher: Boston, Estes and Lauriat: 1882

Seller ID: Books010070

Condition: Very Good


148, [2] pages, with map in pocket at rear. Publisher's brown pictorial cloth with gilt to front and spine. Light rubbing to head and foot of spine. Ownership signature top left front pastedown, with Esther M. Clark's "The Plea" on green card to centre, offsetting from that to facing floral endpaper with small ownership stamp there (repeated at head of title page). Interior clean and binding sound. Profusely illustrated. View more info

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Extension Course in Coal Mining - Volume I

By: Steidle, Edward (Preface); Northrup, H.B. (Foreword)

Price: $62.50

Publisher: State College, Pennsylvania, School of Mineral Industies, The Pennsylvania State College: 1938

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: Books012024

Condition: Very Good


vii, 421 pages, includes errata sheet, personal library pocket + card at rear; note to ffep. by previous owner, Acadia University Geology Professor Rupert H. MacNeill, stating that the book was a gift of Mrs F.H. Sexton (Nova Scotia Technical College). Spine sunned, titles dulled. View more info

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The Moon Is Down [first state]

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $156.25

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books012200

Condition: Very Good


188 pages. First printing, first state, with dot on 112. Jacket rubbed along edges; rear panel toned; price clipped. Spine cocked forward; pastedowns with offsetting next to gutter. June 1942 gift inscription to front free endpaper. Jacket now in a removable archival sleeve. View more info

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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

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The Judgment : Its Judicial and Executive Character, the Time and Manner of It

By: Storrs, Geo. [George]

Price: $1,875.00

Publisher: New York, Herald Of Life: 1868

Seller ID: Books012456

Condition: Very Good


24 pages [including wrapper]. Cover stain to right, lighter but present within. The Appendix [pp 19-end] is titled: The Light Shining: or, The True Idea of the Judgment. OCLC records two holdings. View more info

Image for Man's Nature and Destiny, or, The Animal Man and the Spiritual Man. A Sermon.

Man's Nature and Destiny, or, The Animal Man and the Spiritual Man. A Sermon.

By: Storrs, George

Price: $1,562.50

Publisher: New York, Self published [Herald Of Life]:

Seller ID: Books012455

Condition: Good


24 pages [including wrapper]. Cover stain, diminishing. Front cover upper and lower right corner chipped, with loss to border; lower corner of first leaf of text chipped with loss of text; else very good. OCLC records three holdings. No explicit date of printing. On the advert page at rear it is listed at a cost of 2 cents. By 1868 the price had risen to 5 cents [see our copy of The Judgment]. View more info

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"God Is Love" A Sermon

By: Storrs, George

Price: $2,812.50

Publisher: New York, Herald Of Life: 1869

Seller ID: Books012457

Condition: Very Good


24 pages [including wrapper]. Light soil and shalow chip to rear cover and page 9; light tideline to page 21/22. Following the sermon is a 5 page Reminiscence, wherin the author "at the age of seventy-two makes the following reflections on his past history"; while the pamphlet does not specify date of issue the Reminiscence is dated 1 January 1869. OCLC records no holdings. 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 History of Mexico, Aboriginal, Colonial and Republican; And a Brief History of The Mexican War; Including Events To the Surre... 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

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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

Image for Trenton Falls Yesterday & Today [annotated]

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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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

By: Thompson, Hunter S.

Price: $218.75

Publisher: London, Paladin: 1977

Seller ID: Books012369

Condition: Very Good


190 pages. The 1977 reprint of the first UK edition. Crazing to spine, faint toning to rear panel; top edge spotted and dusty. Else a superb example, with no inscriptions and no creasing. 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

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

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