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Image for Four Months in a Sneak-Box.  A boat voyage of 2600 miles down the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, and along the Gulf of Mexico.

Four Months in a Sneak-Box. A boat voyage of 2600 miles down the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, and along the Gulf of Mexico.

By: Bishop, Nathaniel H.

Price: $243.75

Publisher: Boston, Lee and Shepard, Publishers: 1894

Seller ID: Books012187

Condition: Very Good


xii, 322 pages. All plates and maps collated complete, 1/8" perforation to title page, previous owner's signature to first blank end paper, small circular rubber stamp to ffep. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Blind stamped and gilded images of the Barnegat Sneak-Box to front and rear boards, spine slightly darkened, with only slight wear to head and foot - overall, a handsome volume. View more info

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Nancy Blake: Letters to a Western Cousin

By: Blake, Nancy

Price: $52.00

Publisher: New York, Sinclair Tousey: 1864

Seller ID: Books009761

Condition: Very Good


36 pages. All edges gilded. Covers stained; interior foxed; a few lines of pencil; old signature to front endpaper. Binding is sound. Civil War era poetry. View more info

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The Price of Place

By: Blythe, Samuel G.

Price: $110.50

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran: 1913

Seller ID: Books009730

Condition: Very Good


359 pages. Shallow chipping to extremities of jacket. Top edge dusty. Publisher's decorative binding in superb condition; as is the unmarked interior. Pictorial endpapers. Binding is sound. View more info

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Baseball Through a Knothole. A St. Louis History

By: Borst, Bill

Price: $37.50

Publisher: St Louis, Missouri, Krank Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books012128

Condition: Very Good


iii, 120 pages, previously owned by Nova Scotian baseball historian Burton Russell, his signature to title page View more info

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A History of the Great Massacre by the Sioux Indians in Minnesota. Including the personal Narratives of Many Who Escaped

By: Bryant, Charles S. and Abel B. Murch

Price: $292.50

Publisher: Cincinnati, Rickey & Carroll: 1864

Seller ID: Books010120

Condition: Very Good


504 pages and 6 leaves of ads at rear. Seven plates, as called for. Brown blindstamped cloth, spine a little lighter with faded gilt. Ads on front and rear pastedowns. Eighth Thousand. Sporadic foxing throughout, and the occasional offset from flowers interleaved. tideline and shadow at head of leaves from page 455 to end. A sturdy example with sound hinges. View more info

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A Lady. Manners and Social Usages

By: Bugg, Lelia Hardin

Price: $181.25

Publisher: New York, Benziger Brothers: 1893

Seller ID: Books009566

Condition: Very Good


317, [1] pages. Blue cloth with gilt to front and spine - moderate soiling and rubbing. Paper split along front gutter but binding sound; light foxing to front endpapers; smudge to colophon; else clean and unmarked. Second edition stated on title page. Uncommon volume of etiquette. View more info

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Buffalo Bill and His Adventures in the West [Fireside Library]

By: Buntline, Ned

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Augusta, ME, P. O. Vickery: 1896

Seller ID: Books010891

Condition: Good


314 pages. Wrapper chipped, creased, soiled, and reinforced with tape along spine. Edges soiled; interior clean. Cheap paper tanned. View more info

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The Boy Scouts' Handy Book

By: Buzzacott, Francis H.

Price: $343.75

Publisher: Chicago, Hamming Publishing: 1912

Seller ID: Books010715

Condition: Good


9, 514, [2]. Red cloth worn, stained, and faded. Title page has copyright M.A. Donahue & Co. 1912; published by Hamming; with Walter at foot of spine. Endpapers grubby; two old pencil ownership inscriptions [both in Nova Scotia] to front free endpaper. Loss of a third of page 265/6. A few leaves stained, and a few corners dog-eared. Binding remains sound. Profusely illustrated. View more info

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Old Creole Days

By: Cable, George W.

Price: $130.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books008567

Condition: Very Good


229 pages. Blue cloth decorated in black, with gilt titles. Spine rolled forward a touch an d extremities lightly rubbed; elegant unobtrusive old signature to half-title. Decorative endpapers, as well as two white blanks at front and at rear. Small spot of foxing to first white endpaper and more to final blank. Clean interior; binding sound. Date of 1879 on title page and copyright colophon. View more info

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Oology of New England: A Description of the Eggs, Nests, and Breeding Habits of the Birds Known to Breed in New England, with Colored Illustrations of Their Eggs

By: Capen, Elwin A.

Price: $1,187.50

Publisher: Boston, W. B. Clarke: 1908

Seller ID: Books010040

Condition: Very Good


116 pages and 25 tissue guarded plates as called for. Old pencil price to front and rear free endpaper; pencil signature dated 1920 front pastedown; small number stamp to front and rear pastedown. No inscriptions; binding sound. All plates in superb condition. View more info

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Champions of Freedom

By: Carpenter, Mildred Carver (editor)

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Worcester, MA, The Huguenot Memorial Society of Oxford: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009740

Condition: Very Good


96pp. View more info

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Chessie

By: Carroll, Ruth

Price: $406.25

Publisher: New York, Veritas Press: 1936

Seller ID: Books010596

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. No edition stated, copyright 1936. $1.00 price on front flap. Shallow chipping to jacket and two half-inch closed tears from top of front panel; board tips rubbed. Former owner's name in pen to head of title page. Binding is sound. Jacket will be housed in a removable archival sleeve. View more info

Living Faith [signed]

By: Carter, Jimmy

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Times Books: 1998

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books009948

ISBN: 0812930347

Condition: Very Good


xii, 273 pages. As new, with no spine crease. Inscribed by President Carter with best wishes on first leaf. View more info

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The Border Hearth. A Legend of the Delaware Indians, Written 1800 [warmly inscribed]

By: Chandler, William

Price: $188.50

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, New Era Printing Company: 1912

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books009480

Condition: Good


32 pages. 8.5 x 5.75 inches. Saddle stapled printed paper wrapper with moderate staining to front. Warmly inscribed by the author on verso of title page. Every leaf with oval tideline to fore-margin. Offsetting to pages 24 and 25 from newspaper clipping. "This legend of the Deleware Indians was written to while away the winter evenings fifty-seven years ago at Belvidere, N.J." [Author's note Copyright page]. View more info

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Bars and Shadows. The Prison Poems of Ralph Chaplin

By: Chaplin, Ralph (intro. by Scott Nearing)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York City, The Leonard Press: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010703

Condition: Very Good


48pp. light wear to top edges of dust jacket and boards, slight griming to dj View more info

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Lizzie [Swallow Stories No. IV]

By: Chester, Sallie

Price: $281.25

Publisher: New York, American Tract Society: 1873

Seller ID: Books010445

Condition: Very Good


48 pages. Frontispiece and one plate. Measures 4.5 x 3.2 inches. Cloth spine, floral paper over boards with pastedown of girl on front. Front hinge split. Christmas 1896 inscription to front free endpaper. Binding is sound. Copyright date of 1873, no date of issue specified. OCLC notes 3 plates. This copy has 2 plates (and numerous head and tail vignettes). View more info

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Chicago - A Century of Progress, 1833 - 1933

By: Chicago World's Fair

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Marquette Publishing Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009733

Condition: Very Good


158pp. light damage to cloth at spine hinges, still very secure View more info

Image for American Slavery and Maine Congregationalists. A Chapter in the History of the Development of Anti-Slavery Sentiment in the Protestant Churches of the North [signed]

American Slavery and Maine Congregationalists. A Chapter in the History of the Development of Anti-Slavery Sentiment in the Protestant Churches of the North [signed]

By: Clark, Calvin Montague

Price: $68.75

Publisher: Bangor, ME, The Author: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books010585

Condition: Very Good


ix, 198 pages. Plain unprinted jacket sunned, stained, shallow chip and a few closed tears. Offsetting from flaps to free endpapers. Publisher's blue topstain. "Compliments of C. M. Clarke" on slip of paper laid in. Clean and unmarked, in sound binding. View more info

Image for The American Gardener : A Treatise on the Situation, Soil, and Laying Out of Gardens, On the Making and Managing of Hot-Beds and Green-Houses; and On the Propagation and Cultivation of the Several Sorts of Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits and Flowers

The American Gardener : A Treatise on the Situation, Soil, and Laying Out of Gardens, On the Making and Managing of Hot-Beds and Green-Houses; and On the Propagation and Cultivation of the Several Sorts of Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits and Flowers

By: Cobbett, William

Price: $181.25

Publisher: Philadelphia, W. A. Leary & Co.: 1851

Seller ID: Books011909

Condition: Very Good


230 pages, and ten leaves of ads at rear. Four full-page plates. Complete, in attractive publisher's binding, with J. & J. L. Gihon at foot of spine. Closed tear and 1852 inscription to front free endpaper; title page foxed, light foxing throughout; binding sound. Bookseller's ticket of Wm. Murray, Lancaster, PA. View more info

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A New Spelling Book, Adapted to Different Classes of Pupils

By: Comly, John

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Philadelphia, Kimber & Sharpless: 1827

Seller ID: Books011599

Condition: Fair


168 pages. Stereotyped by J. Howe. Spine chipped and worn; front hinge slack. Two front free endpapers with inscriptions; pages 99-106 loose; marginal loss to p. 129/30 with slight loss of text. Toned and foxed throughout. Lacks one rear free endpaper, the other with inscriptions; else complete. View more info