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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 Elements of Universal History on a New and Systematic Plan: from the earliest times to the treaty of Vienna. To which is added, a summary of the leading events since that period. WITH: Questions to White's Universal History

Elements of Universal History on a New and Systematic Plan: from the earliest times to the treaty of Vienna. To which is added, a summary of the leading events since that period. WITH: Questions to White's Universal History

By: White, H; John S. Hart

Price: $106.25

Publisher: Philadelphia, W. A. Leary and Co.: 1850

Seller ID: Books012035

Condition: Very Good


xii, 13-523, 36 pages. Boards and leather rubbed and soiled; endpapers a bit grubby; 358-388 dogeared. Binding is sound. 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. Zook at Eastmans College, Chicago. View more info

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Rational Horse-Shoeing

By: Wildair [John E. Russell]

Price: $218.75

Publisher: New York, Wynkoop and Hallenbeck: 1873

Edition: Firat edition

Seller ID: Books011943

Condition: Very Good


49 pages, with frontispiece and seven plates. Spine sunned; light wear to boards; pencil ownership inscriptions to mauve front endpapers. Light foxing to first few leaves; ding to fore-edge of pp. 5-8. Binding is sound. View more info

Image for Muzzleloader Magazine's The Book Of Buckskinning [Volumes 1 through 6; I, II, III,  IV, V, VI]

Muzzleloader Magazine's The Book Of Buckskinning [Volumes 1 through 6; I, II, III, IV, V, VI]

By: William H. Scurlock ed.

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Texarkana, TX, Rebel Publishing Company: 1989

Seller ID: Books012061

Condition: Very Good


The first six issues; each in very good condition - with no inscriptions and no spine crease. Volumes 1, 2, and 5 printed 1989, 3 is 1986, 4 1987, and 6 1992. 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 to many plates, usually moderate; still a handsome set. Bound by W. Webb of Liverpool with his tiny ticket in vol. 1. Collatio... View more info

Image for Where American Independence Began, Quincy, Its Famous Group of Patriots; Their Deeds, Homes and Descendants [inscribed]

Where American Independence Began, Quincy, Its Famous Group of Patriots; Their Deeds, Homes and Descendants [inscribed]

By: Wilson, Daniel Munro

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books010420

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 287 pages plus plates. Light sunning to spine; top edge gilt. Warm inscription to front free endpaper: "To Dr. J. Bion Bogart. With grateful acknowledgment of his skillful assistance, without which this book never would have been published." dated Dec. 17, 1902. Light foxing to endpapers; clean interior; binding sound. View more info

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Literary Haunts & Homes - American Authors

By: Wolfe, Theodore F.

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009845

Condition: Very Good


227pp. t.e.g., foredge untrimmed and uncut, previous owner's signature to front paste down in pencil, spine titles and decoration to front board bright, all tissue guards for illustrations in place View more info

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The Right Stuff [inscribed by Alan Shepard]

By: Wolfe, Tom [Alan Shepard]

Price: $1,562.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus, Giroux: 1987

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books012138

Condition: Very Good


436 pages. Inscribed by Alan Shepard on the front free endpaper, beneath which is a promotional sticker for the September 1992 American Bankers Association Bank Card Conference, featuring Shepard. No explicit date of issue, and no price on flap: Wolfe's works facing title page list to Bonfire (1987). The "new foreword by the author" was 1983. Jacket rubbed and creased, with light discolouration to white verso. Textblock edges foxed and grimed; thumb-smudge next to Shepard's face on sticker; contents otherwise clean. View more info

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Reminiscences of An Active Life

By: Wood, Bertha M.; David L. Smith

Price: $292.50

Publisher: West Chester, PA, Self published: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009773

Condition: Very Good


122 pages, with a frontispiece portrait and five plates. Nick to spine upper hinge; cloth bubbling from rear board but stable. Binding and hinges secure. A few spots of thumbing; brief pencil annotation in margin of page 99. Interesting familial notation on front free endpaper. Uncommon. View more info

Image for Rose and Agnes : or, The Dangers of Partiality

Rose and Agnes : or, The Dangers of Partiality

By: Woodland, Miss

Price: $68.75

Publisher: New York, W. B. Gilley: 1827

Seller ID: Books010511

Condition: Very Good


108 pages. Engraved frontispiece. Publisher's quarter leather with gilt to spine, printed paper with Recent Juvenile Publications list to rear. Early Hebron Connecticut gift inscription to front free endpaper. Foxing throughout. Binding is sound. View more info

Image for Plutarch Restored: An Anachronatic Metempsychosis Illustrating the Illustrious of Greece and Rome.

Plutarch Restored: An Anachronatic Metempsychosis Illustrating the Illustrious of Greece and Rome.

By: Worth, Thomas

Price: $468.75

Publisher: New York, George Ward Nichols: 1862

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010642

Condition: Very Good


24 illustrations, with text on facing page. Oblong 8vo. Head and tail of spine and hinges profesionally repaired. Light soiling to margins throughout. Binding is sound; no inscriptions. View more info

Image for Birdcraft: A Field Book of Two Hundred Song, Game, and Water Birds

Birdcraft: A Field Book of Two Hundred Song, Game, and Water Birds

By: Wright, Mabel Osgood

Price: $343.75

Publisher: New York and London, Macmillan & Co.: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011815

Condition: Good


xvi, 317 pages, 15 plates, and 4 pages of ads at rear. Retaining most tissue guards (which were originally laid in). Cloth mottled; tideline to outer front corners of front and first two leaves. Else very good, in sound binding. Belknap & Warfield bookseller's ticket, Hartford, to rear pastedown. View more info

Image for The Man's Prerogative [&c.] Tales From Town Topics No. 42: December 1901

The Man's Prerogative [&c.] Tales From Town Topics No. 42: December 1901

By: Zile, Edward S. Van, et al.

Price: $93.75

Publisher: New York, Town Topics Publishing Co.: 1901

Seller ID: Books010733

Condition: Very Good


247 pages, 9 pages of ads at rear. Dampstain to top of front cover bleeding on to title page. First three leaves foxed. The Man's Prerogative runs from page 7 through 85. View more info

Image for The Little Red Book [12th printing]

The Little Red Book [12th printing]

By: [Ed Webster]

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, The Little Red Book: 1957

Seller ID: Books012086

Condition: Very Good


168 pages. Cloth rubbed at extremities; gilt faded. Former owner's name (a doctor in Minneapolis) to front pastedown and two of his cards laid in (one ripped in two with notation on verso], with his ballpoint scoring throughout. View more info

Image for Seven and Nine Years Among the Camanches and Apaches: An Autobiography

Seven and Nine Years Among the Camanches and Apaches: An Autobiography

By: [Edwin Eastman]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Jersey City, Clark Johnson: 1873

Seller ID: Books007336

Condition: Very Good


309 pages, plus leaf at rear extolling the virtues of [the publisher's] Dr. Clark Johnson's Indian Blood Syrup. A clean sturdy example, with hinges fully secure. Spine slightly darkened; moderate spotting throughout; two childlike squiggles: on second front endpaper, and beneath the text on Contents leaf. Included is the christmas card dated 1882: "To Grandma with Charlotte's book". View more info

Image for Social Amusements, or, Holidays at Aunt Adela's Cottage

Social Amusements, or, Holidays at Aunt Adela's Cottage

By: [Jean-Pierre Bres]

Price: $531.25

Publisher: Boston, William Crosby and Company: 1839

Seller ID: Books010720

Condition: Good


218 pages. 2 pages of ads at front; frontispiece, and seven plates, with tailpieces to pages 40 and 190. OCLC [Jan. 2018] notes only three copies of this edition and they are noted as having only 3 plates. The preliminary adverts in our copy are recto: Rollo Books, verso: Juvenile Books published by Samuel Colman. As noted on title page: Translated, with some alterations, from the French "Les Jeudis Dans Le Chateau De Ma Tante". Printed paper over boards. White tape reinforcement running the full length of spine. No free endpapers. Moderate foxing / staining throughout. Small closed tear to in... View more info

Image for The Experienced American Housekeeper, or Domestic Cookery: Formed on Principles of Economy for the Use of Private Families

The Experienced American Housekeeper, or Domestic Cookery: Formed on Principles of Economy for the Use of Private Families

By: [Rundell, Maria Eliza Ketelby]

Price: $493.75

Publisher: New York, St. Louis / Philadelphia, Nafis & Cornish / John B. Perry:

Seller ID: Books011901

Condition: Very Good


216 pages, frontispiece, five unnumbered plates, and full page illustration to verso of title page. Cloth stamped in blind, with gilt title to spine: "Domestic Cookery". No date of publication specified. Table of Contents at rear. Top of rear board nibbled; foxing to endpapers and first three leaves; contents generally clean with occasional soil/foxing. An unremarkable edition, but the unrestored publisher's binding is sound and as such a pleasing survival. View more info

Image for Annot and Her Pupil : A Simple Story

Annot and Her Pupil : A Simple Story

By: [Selina Bunbury]

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Salem, Whipple and Lawrence: 1829

Seller ID: Books010442

Condition: Very Good


148 pages; frontispiece. Green leather spine, printed paper over boards with title to front and publisher's list on rear. 1832 Hebron Conn gift inscription to first free endpaper; endpapers stained and foxed; leaves toned, light foxing to a few leaves. Binding is sound. First American Edition from the Edinburgh Edition stated. View more info