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AAPRCO 2012 Chattanooga Limited. Route Guide / Trip Book and Convention Program.

By: N/A

Price: $97.50

Publisher: American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners: 2012

Seller ID: Books009909

Condition: Very Good


Two items: Route Guide / Trip Book, 102 pages in comb-back binding. Convention Program and assorted information for 27-29 September, 2012 Chattanooga TN, 29 pages in coil binding. Each of the two booklets is in excellent condition. At time of listing we have booklets for each AAPRCO annual Train / Convention from 2004 through 2014. Please inquire for shipping costs on multiple orders. View more info

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AAPRCO 2013 Napa Valley Limited Route Guide & Special Train Information and Convention Program.

By: N/A

Price: $97.50

Publisher: American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners: 2013

Seller ID: Books009910

Condition: Very Good


Two items: Route Guide & Special Train Information for Sept. 26 - October 5, 75 pages in comb-back binding. Convention Program and assorted information for 1-3 October, 2013 Napa Valley CA, 24 pages in comb-back binding. This one rather nice in that it has a photo and short history of the cars arriving for the conference. Small coffee spill stain top corner of first 2 pages. Each of the two booklets is in excellent condition. At time of listing we have booklets for each AAPRCO annual Train / Convention from 2004 through 2014. Please inquire for shipping costs on multiple orders. View more info

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AAPRCO 2014 Portland Maine Route Guide & Special Train Information

By: N/A

Price: $58.50

Publisher: American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners: 2014

Seller ID: Books009911

Condition: Very Good


One item: Route Guide & Special Train Information for Sept. 18-26 Annual Convention Portland Maine, 106 pages in comb-back binding. In excellent condition. At time of listing we have booklets for each AAPRCO annual Train / Convention from 2004 through 2014. Please inquire for shipping costs on multiple orders. View more info

Image for Lectures and Charges of the Degree of Rebekah of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of the United States

Lectures and Charges of the Degree of Rebekah of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of the United States

By: N/A

Price: $1,202.50

Publisher: New York, Grand Lodge of the United States, I. O. O. F. / John Medole, Printer: 1874

Seller ID: Books009942

Condition: Good


30 pages. Green pebbled cloth stamped in blind, with cover title: Rebekah Degree Book. Uncommon, with OCLC showing one copy only of a 28 page 1873 issue, and no copies of this. Edges rubbed; foxing throughout; paper split at gutter of title page but binding remains sound. View more info

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The Book of Psalms: The Scottish Version Revised, and the New Versions Adopted By the United Presbyterian Church of North America

By: N/A

Price: $68.75

Publisher: Pittsburgh, United Presbyterian Board of Publishers: 1871

Seller ID: Books010512

Condition: Very Good


166 pages. Quarter leather with gilt title to spine, feathered paper over boards. Light rubbing to extremities; binding is sound. Octoraro United Presbyterian Church stamped to front pastedown [presumed Lancaster, PA, based on provenance]. Endpapers a touch grubby but overall a tidy example. View more info

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The History of John Robins, the Sailor

By: N/A

Price: $68.75

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday-School Union:

Seller ID: Books010513

Condition: Good


32 pages. Frontispiece and title page vignette. Quarter leather with gilt to spine, marbled paper over boards. Faint pencil inscription to front free endpaper. Extremities rubbed, with worming to joints though binding remains sound. Foxing throughout. No stated date of issue; publisher's address is at 1122 Chestnut Street; the number 26 in gilt to base of spine. Measures 4.25 x 2.75 inches. View more info

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Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, Showing Progress of the Survey During the Year 1856

By: N/A

Price: $812.50

Publisher: Washington, Cornelius Wendell: 1856

Seller ID: Books010618

Condition: Good


xix, [1], 358 pages and all 67 maps and diagrams. Spine panel lacking; corners rubbed. Textblock remains well bound and boards attached (with play to rear board. Endpapers foxed and dusty; old Mechanics' Library Association [Lancaster, PA] bookplate to front pastedown and their small oval stamp to a few leaves throughout. Due to weight, please inquire regarding actual shipping cost. View more info

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The Making of a Magazine: A Tour Through the Vast Organization of The New Yorker

By: N/A

Price: $681.25

Publisher: New York, New Yorker: 1926

Seller ID: Books010639

Condition: Very Good


[44] pages. Professionally rebacked with paper spine replaced to style; front endpaper repaired, rear endpaper replaced. Former owner's pictorial bookplate to front pastedown. Attractive and sound. View more info

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The People's Magazine [1833 - 1834: Vol. I No. 1-26; Vol. II No. 1]

By: N/A

Price: $968.75

Publisher: Boston, Lilly, Wait, & Co.: 1834

Seller ID: Books010645

Condition: Very Good


208, 8 pages. Contemporary half leather, marbled paper over boards. Complete run of the first twenty seven issues, from 23 March 1833 through 22 March 1834. Short closed tears to margin of 5 leaves. Tear with loss professionally mended on page 175/6 [see photo]. Published every other Saturday; 8 pages per issue. Age toning and moderate staining throughout. Binding is sound. View more info

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The Great Moody And Sankey Tabernacle, On Tremont St., Boston [handbill]

By: N/A

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Boston, Globe Publishing: 1877

Seller ID: Books010684

Condition: Very Good


5.1 x 6.4 inches. Globe Publishing: Boston, c. 1877. Engraving by C.A. Walker. Plan of Tabernacle on verso (unlike that held at the Athenaeum). Some spotting, and a light vertical crease through centre. View more info

Lloyd's Register of American Yachts. A Llist of the Yachts, Yacht Clubs and Yachtsmen of the United States, the Dominion of Canada, and the West Indies. 1908

By: N/A

Price: $531.25

Publisher: New York, Lloyd's Register of Shipping: 1908

Seller ID: Books010717

Condition: Very Good


454 pages; plus ads at front and rear. 6 page supplement to July 25, 1908, laid in. Blue cloth with gilt to front and spine. All edges gilded. Binding sound; interior clean and free of marks. Supplement creased and edge-worn. View more info

Image for Scientific American. An Illustrated Journal of Art, Science & Mechamics. Vol. XXXIV and XL complete, with additions [January through June, 1876 and 1879]

Scientific American. An Illustrated Journal of Art, Science & Mechamics. Vol. XXXIV and XL complete, with additions [January through June, 1876 and 1879]

By: N/A

Price: $593.75

Publisher: New York, Munn & Co.: 1879

Seller ID: Books010854

Condition: Very Good


Vol. XXXIV is complete: January 1 through June 24, 1876 [No. 1 through 26. pp. 414]. From Vol. XXXV: December 2 through December 30, 1876 [No. 23 through 26, pp. 351-414]. Volume XL is complete: January 4 through June 28, 1879 [No. 1 through 26, pp. 414]. From Vol. XLI: July 5, 1879 through July 19, 1879 [No.1 through 3, pp. 1-46]. Three issues of Harper's Weekly - A Journal of Civilization are bound in at rear: Vol. XVIII, No. 903, 904, 907: April 18, 25, May 16. pp. 329-368, 409-424. Measures 15.75 x 12 inches. Half leather over marbled boards. Scientific American, and somewhat misleadingly ... View more info

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Poor Richard, Revived. An Almanac for the Year 1912

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Wilmer Atkinson Co.: 1911

Seller ID: Books010892

Condition: Very Good


48 pages. Small stain to front panel; wrapper splitting along spine from foot up to lower staple. View more info

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Poor Richard, Revived. An Almanac for the Year 1914

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Wilmer Atkinson Co.: 1913

Seller ID: Books010893

Condition: Very Good


48 pages. Front cover creased. View more info

Image for To The Voters of Saco Maine - two Constitutional Amendment pamphlets. Prohibition against the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors. [26th amendment to the Maine Constitution]

To The Voters of Saco Maine - two Constitutional Amendment pamphlets. Prohibition against the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors. [26th amendment to the Maine Constitution]

By: N/A

Price: $368.75

Publisher: Maine, 1884

Seller ID: Books010912

Condition: Very Good


Two leaves printed recto only, supporting the 8 September 1884 Maine Constitutional Amendment vote. 8.5 x 5.1 inches; tanned and curled and chipped at head and foot. One is specifically "To The Voters Of Saco", the other is not place-specific. View more info

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General Ulysses S. Grant Memorial Services program, Saco Maine, 8 August 1885

By: N/A

Price: $181.25

Publisher: Saco, ME, 1885

Seller ID: Books010913

Condition: Very Good


One leaf folded, prined on all 4 sides. Measures 8 x 5 inches. Programme, and the text of the three odes to be sung. Very well preserved. View more info

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Geographical Exercises. Third edition.

By: N/A

Price: $218.75

Publisher: Wilmington, Delaware, Robert Porter: 1821

Seller ID: Books010966

Condition: Good


61, [1] pages. Lacking rear card cover but spine secure. Final leaf chipped with some loss of text. The Promiscuous Exercises (page 52-61) have been dutifully filled in. Ownership inscription of one John Janvier to front cover and title page. For the Princeton copy of this issue, recording the author to be Samuel Hilles, OCLC notes: "Unrecorded, known previously by the first edition Wilmington 1815 "Geographical Exercises compiled for the use of the boarding school and select school in Wilmington". Updates first edition with sixteen additional pages, reference to Arkansaw [sic] Ter... View more info

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Select School Dialogues. [De Witt's School Dialogues. No. 7]

By: N/A

Price: $93.75

Publisher: New York, Clinton T. De Witt: 1879

Seller ID: Books011181

Condition: Good


90 pages, and six pages of ads at rear. Covers chipped and creased; spine panel perished. Front cover nearly detached. View more info

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Automobile Good Roads and Tours

By: N/A

Price: $937.50

Publisher: Hartford, Conn., Hartford Rubber Works Company.: 1905

Seller ID: Books011299

Condition: Good


396 [of 401] pages. Uncommon early motoring guide for the eastern and middle states. Good only: lacking spine panel, the final 5 printed pages, endpaper, and rear board. Extremities of front cover chipped. Remains securely bound. In Return To Taos, Eric Sloane notes: "Probably the first American automobile road map was in 'Automobile Good Roads and Tours,' published in 1905 by the Hartford Rubber Works, which sold for two dollars" [21]. View more info

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The A.A. Service Manual

By: N/A

Price: $156.25

Publisher: New York, Alcoholics Anonymous World Services: 1975

Seller ID: Books011480

Condition: Good


116 pages. Early issue with no explicit date of publication: Copyright 1969, with title page code 20M-7/75(K) suggesting July 1975. Light soiling to covers, spine sunned, faint small tideline to top of pages up to p. 40 near gutter. Ballpoint underling and a few notes to 17 pages. Binding is sound. View more info