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Image for Boy Scouts of America: Handbook For Boys [Fifteenth Edition, 1916]

Boy Scouts of America: Handbook For Boys [Fifteenth Edition, 1916]

By: N/A

Price: $468.75

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1916

Seller ID: Books011484

Condition: Fair


xiv, 496 (of 498) pages. Lacking terminal leaf of ads. A well worn copy of the fifteenth edition [i.e. the fifth printing of the second edition]. A notable issue as it is the second printing with Ernest Thompson Seton's contributions removed, and the first printing with cover image reversed. See the very helpful outline of Troop 97: "Comparing a number of printings of these two editions shows the long-time BSA policy of making gradual revisions, corrections, additions, a... View more info

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Alma Mater Days [University Women's Scrapbook, unused]

By: N/A

Price: $531.25

Publisher: New York, G.W. Dillingham: 1907

Seller ID: Books011493

Condition: Very Good


9.4 x 6.1 inches. Beige card stock; 97 leaves. Not used. Small 'Hints for Keeping this Book' leaf laid in. Touch of rubbing; loss of some white paint to Dillingham at foot of spine; else fine. View more info

Image for The Heart of Man, Either A Temple of God or a Habitation of Satan. Represented in Ten Emblematical Figures.

The Heart of Man, Either A Temple of God or a Habitation of Satan. Represented in Ten Emblematical Figures.

By: N/A

Price: $562.50

Publisher: Carlisle, PA, Moser & Peters: 1826

Seller ID: Books011566

Condition: Very Good


56 pages, with ten full-page emblems. Translated from the fourth German edition. Two blanks at front and at rear, with inscriptions and doodling; inked name to title page; more recent small bookplate to first front free endpaper. Leaves toned; small tear to upper corner of page 43/44 with loss of text. Binding is sound. An uncommon edition, with worldcat showing two holdings. View more info

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The New Picture Reading-Book

By: N/A

Price: $306.25

Publisher: Boston, Henry Hoyt: 1872

Seller ID: Books011600

Condition: Good


Curiously paged: 6-62, [1], 6-62, [1], 6-62, [1], 6-62, [1], 6-62, [2]. Frontispiece with tissue guard. No date on title page; Entered by Hoyt in 1872. One-page story on left, with picture on right in each instance; two pictures at rear. Cloth rubbed at head and foot of spine. 1894 presentation inscription to front free endpaper. Closed tear to page 28 of the second suite. No record in OCLC [Nov. 2018]. View more info

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A Trestle-Board for the Use of the Lodges Under the Jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts

By: N/A

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Boston, The Grand Lodge: 1881

Seller ID: Books011610

Condition: Very Good


119 pages. Brown cloth bordered in blind, with gilt to front. Slate endpapers; old signature of one C.G. Rich of Spencer, Mass. to verso of front free endpaper. Light spotting to cloth; contents clean. View more info

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The Temperance Text-Book : A collection of facts and interesting anecdotes, illustrating the evils of intoxicating drinks

By: N/A

Price: $431.25

Publisher: Philadelphia, E.L. Carey and A. Hart: 1837

Edition: Third edition

Seller ID: Books011663

Condition: Good


161 pages. Illustration at page 116. Cloth over board stained and rubbed; paper label chipped top left. Old inked signature [John Smith] to first front free endpaper. Front hinge slack, withlower cord severed. Tidelines at rear from page 100. 7 pages of adverts at rear for temperance groceries &c. in Philadelphia, Boston, New York City, and Albany. No author indicated. View more info

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Marchal & Smith, New York, 1883 Piano Catalog [catalogue]

By: N/A

Price: $218.75

Publisher: New York, Marchal & Smith Piano Company: 1883

Seller ID: Books011676

Condition: Fair


Unpaged. Eleven leaves, each printed recto only, each featuring one piano. No text, no naming of the pianos, no price list. Illustrations noted as of the Photo-Electrotype Co., Boston. Unsightly soiling and tideline, especially to rear cover [with 2 small holes] and adjacent leaves as seen in photos (no odor). Vertical crease to whole; binding sound. Uncommon. View more info

Image for The Genealogy of John Werry (1764-1841) and Ann Congdon (1770-1844)  - Centennial Edition

The Genealogy of John Werry (1764-1841) and Ann Congdon (1770-1844) - Centennial Edition

By: N/A

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Self published: 1973

Seller ID: Books011690

Condition: Very Good


117, [4] pages, with 4 leaf Supplement laid in. Light soiling; a few additions in ink and pencil. Binding is sound. View more info

Image for A Boy's Workshop: With Plans and Designs for In-Door and Out-Door Work

A Boy's Workshop: With Plans and Designs for In-Door and Out-Door Work

By: A Boy and His Friends. [Craigin, Harry], Henry Randall Waite intro.

Price: $181.25

Publisher: Boston, D. Lothrop and Company: 1884

Seller ID: Books010517

Condition: Very Good


221 pages, with advert page to verso of second front free endpaper. Publisher's decorative binding extremities rubbed, gilt faded, light soiling. Lots of carpentry, other crafts include railway and train, fly tying, how to bind a magazine, how to photograph, archery, knots, &c. Binding sound, clean interior; short closed tear to final rear free endpaper. Bookseller's ticket of James Hope & Sons of Ottawa, Ont. to rear pastedown. View more info

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The New Life; or, Counsels To Inquirers and Converts

By: A Pastor [J.W. or J.N. Parsons]

Price: $218.75

Publisher: New York, American Tract Society: 1871

Seller ID: Books011606

Condition: Very Good


157, [1] pages. No author stated, OCLC claims J.N Parsons; Annual American Catalogue: J.W. Parsons. Green cloth with gilt to front and spine, rubbed at extremities. First page of text with light soiling lower right. Binding is sound. View more info

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Private Car Charter Guide 2008 - 2014 [7 issues]

By: AAPRCO / Private Varnish.

Price: $45.50

Publisher: American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners: 2014

Seller ID: Books009912

Condition: Very Good


Seven consecutive issues, 2008 through 2014. 2009 has a 3 inch closed tear to front cover; all else in very good condition with light creasing to spines. View more info

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Private Varnish [21 issues]

By: AAPRCO / Private Varnish.

Price: $84.50

Publisher: American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners: 2014

Seller ID: Books009913

Condition: Very Good


Issue numbers: 112, and 120 through 140 but lacking 127. 21 issues in all, issue 123 with a one inch split at head of spine, otherwise each in very good condition with light creasing to spines. View more info

Image for Catching of the Whale and Seal; or, Henry Acton's Conversation with his son William on the Whale and Seal Fishery.

Catching of the Whale and Seal; or, Henry Acton's Conversation with his son William on the Whale and Seal Fishery.

By: Acton, Henry

Price: $162.50

Publisher: Salem / New York, Ives & Jewett / Gould and Newman: 1838

Seller ID: Books010065

Condition: Fair


112 pages. Original leather spine; paper covered boards. Lacking front endpaper(s); 2 blanks present at rear. Frontispiece and four plates. Numerous head / tail vignettes. Covers rubbed; pages spotted; tears near gutter to lower margin of leaves up to page 32. Binding is sound. Some plates and vignettes with added colour. View more info

Image for THE BLAST Revolutionary labor Weekly : Volume 1, Number 6: 19 February, 1916 [Anarchist Labor Newspaper]

THE BLAST Revolutionary labor Weekly : Volume 1, Number 6: 19 February, 1916 [Anarchist Labor Newspaper]

By: Alexander Berkman, ed.

Price: $123.50

Publisher: San Francisco, Alexander Berkman: 1916

Seller ID: Books007301

Condition: Fair


13 x 9.75 inches folded. Dampstain along central fold, printed on heavier paper than previous issue, very age-toned, hole to page 7/8, small holes at folds, split 60% of the way along central fold: fragile crispy paper. Complete in 8 pages on one sheet. Early issue of the revolutionary newspaper edited by Alexander Berkman. There were 29 issues in all, From 15 Jan. 1916 through 1 June 1917. View more info

Image for The New England Almanac, For The year of Our Lord 1834

The New England Almanac, For The year of Our Lord 1834

By: Allen, Anson

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Hartford, Andrus and Judd: 1833

Seller ID: Books009472

Condition: Good


6.9 x 4.4 inches. 34 pages, lacking final leaf. Cover tanned, corners dog-eared. View more info

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Aftermath [with Bookmark for Aftermath]

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York and London, Harper & Brothers: 1899

Seller ID: Books009136

Condition: Very Good


138 pages. Considerable foxing throughout. Binding is sound, with no inscriptions. Of particular interest is the laid-in "Bookmark for AFTERMATH by James Lane Allen" [6.5 x 4.4 inches unobtrusive foxing to image, moreso to blank verso] of which we have not seen another example. View more info

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AMA Automobile Identification Manual

By: American Automobiles 1959 -1968

Price: $56.25

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010743

Condition: Good


unpaginated, n.d. (1969), wear to top and bottom of spine View more info

Image for American Lloyds Universal Standard Record of Shipping  1878. [ Lloyd's Registry / Register American and Foreign]

American Lloyds Universal Standard Record of Shipping 1878. [ Lloyd's Registry / Register American and Foreign]

By: American Lloyds / Thomas D. Taylor

Price: $2,812.50

Publisher: New York, Howard Lockwood: 1877

Seller ID: Books010619

Condition: Very Good


52, [2], 115 (pages: Ships), 359 (Barks), 171 (Brigs), 218 (Schooners), 54 (Steamers). Full leather with gilt to both boards and spine. All edges red. Some splitting to front joint; chipping at head and heel of spine. Marbled free endpapers gone, one blank front free endpaper foxed, none at rear. Blank foot of the final page of Brigs and of Schooners excised. The mauve leaf separating sections also torn out. Publication date on title page is 1877. Front cover has Univers... View more info

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Ten Nights in A Bar-Room and What I Saw There

By: Arthur, T. S. [Timothy Shay]

Price: $162.50

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company:

Seller ID: Books009287

Condition: Very Good


175 pages, with frontispiece and four full-page illustrations with verso blank. No stated date of issue. Light soiling only to rear cover. Binding sound and hinges secure. Remarkable front cover mounted paper illustration of three lads in a birch bark canoe. Chas. Ream Books and Stationary Lancaster PA ticket upsidedown on rear pastedow lower left. View more info

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Ayer's American Almanac. For the years 1881 and 1890 [two issues]

By: Ayer, J. C.

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Lowell, Mass., Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co. Practical and Analytical Chemists: 1889

Seller ID: Books009460

Condition: Very Good


Each complete, in original pictorial wrappers, 7.7 x 5 inches. 40 and 36 pages. Very good examples. 1881 is stitched; 1890 stapled (with rust but holding fine). Minor soiling only; front cover of 1890 with shallow chips. Attractive small woodcuts throughout. View more info