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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

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Handbook of Nature-Study for Teachers and Parents. Based on the Cornell Nature-Study Leaflets, with Much Additional Material and Many Illustrations

By: Comstock, Anna Botsford

Price: $2,812.50

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Comstock Publishing Company: 1914

Seller ID: Books011726

Condition: Very Good


xvii, 938 pages. Green cloth with gilt to front and spine - cloth rubbed. Light foxing to textblock edges. Residue of newspaper clipping on first free endpaper. Former owner's inscription on second front and first rear endpaper. Binding sound and contents clean. First issued in 1911, this has 1914 on title page, and copyright date of 1911 on verso. Of the numerous editions issued, OCLC does not record the 1914. View more info

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The New Universal Letter Writer, containing letters on duty, amusement, love, courtship, marriage, friendship, trade, religion, and other useful subjects,

By: Cook, Rev. Thomas

Price: $431.25

Publisher: Charlestown [MA], and Newburyport, Samuel Etheridge; Thomas & Whipple: 1805

Seller ID: Books011087

Condition: Very Good


285 pages and one advert leaf at rear. Title continues: "Also Moral Maxims and Reflections, by the late Duke de la Rochefoucault. Likewise, a copious English Spelling Dictionary". Half of spine label perished; first leaf is the title page; 3/4 of second free rear endpaper torn away leaving remnant of 1808 inscription. Leaves tanned. Binding is sound. View more info

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The Old Waldorf Astoria Bar Book with amendments due to repeal of the XVIIIth

By: Crockett, Albert Stevens

Price: $868.75

Publisher: New York, A. S. Crockett: 1935

Seller ID: Books011696

Condition: Good


viii, 177, [1] pages. Soiling to cloth; extremities rubbed; endpapers toned; lower edge of preliminary leaves nicked; discreet tideline to upper margin. Binding is sound. View more info

Image for Jim Cummins' Book. Written by Himself; The Life Story of the James and Younger Gang and their Comrades, including the Operations of Quantrell's Guerillas. [with stamped signature of Frank James]

Jim Cummins' Book. Written by Himself; The Life Story of the James and Younger Gang and their Comrades, including the Operations of Quantrell's Guerillas. [with stamped signature of Frank James]

By: Cummins, Jim

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, The Reed Publishing Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: association copy

Seller ID: Books011121

Condition: Very Good


191 pages, with all photo plates and illustrations as called for. A collectors' anomaly, bearing on the first front free endpaper a stamp in mauve coloured ink of the signature of Frank James brother of Jesse. I have gone through the usual channels within the trade to determine whether this stamp is known - was it a sales gimmick? was it an ownership stamp of Frank James? I remain in the dark, and the colleagues contacted have not seen its like. Offered here as a curiosi... View more info

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The Spirit of Seventy-Six , or, The Coming Woman . A Prophetic Drama. Followed by A Change of Base , and A Change of Base and Doctor Mondschein

By: Curtis, Ariana Wormeley and Daniel Sargent Curtis

Price: $406.25

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1868

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010591

Condition: Very Good


141 pages. Cloth rubbed and spine sunned. Pencil note re. authorship to half title. Sound binding. Presumed first printing as there is no indication of later issue/edition. View more info

Image for Fairyland. The Marriage of the Princess "Sunbeam".

Fairyland. The Marriage of the Princess "Sunbeam".

By: Cushing, Maria J

Price: $383.50

Publisher: New York, T.L. Cranston: 1890

Seller ID: Books009892

Condition: Very Good


16 pages and four plates. A Fairy poem, with four unattributed illustrations. Blue cloth with gilt to front. Binding professionally tightened retaining all original elements. Brown slate endpapers. Gift inscription to title page. A half inch closed tear to foot of one plate. Scarce, with only one copy worldwide listed on Worldcat [Texas. 3/28/17]. View more info

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The New England Almanac, And Farmer's Friend For The year of Our Lord 1868 [and 1870, 1879, 1887] Four issues

By: Daboll, David A.

Price: $97.50

Publisher: New London, C. Prince and [later] Chas. Allyn: 1886

Seller ID: Books009466

Condition: Good


Side stitched, measuring 6.6 x 4.5 inches. 40, 40, 64, 64 pages. Of particular interest for the numerous advertisements in each issue. Clothing, druggists, dentists, T.A. Scott Submarine Engineer and Diver, Books, Pens, quack medicine, photography, &c. 1868 a little stiff and with moderate staining; cover chipped and stained on 1870; title page chipped and detached and final leaf chipped on 1887. View more info

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The Life Savers of Cape Cod

By: Dalton, J. W.

Price: $181.25

Publisher: Boston, Barta Press: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010882

Condition: Very Good


159 pages including ads at rear. Light offsetting to endpapers. cover price of 50 cents pencil amended to 25. No spine crease; sound binding; small crease and short tear upper left front panel. A remarkable well preserved example. View more info

Image for The Usury Laws. Speech of Mr. Dickinson, in the Senate, February 10th and 11th, on the bill introduced by Col. Young, to repeal, with certain restrictions, the Title of the Revised Statutes "Of the interest of money."

The Usury Laws. Speech of Mr. Dickinson, in the Senate, February 10th and 11th, on the bill introduced by Col. Young, to repeal, with certain restrictions, the Title of the Revised Statutes "Of the interest of money."

By: Daniel S. Dickinson

Price: $32.50

Seller ID: Books007220

Condition: Good


Argus Extra No stated date or place of publication. 8.4 x 5.4 inches. Disbound from larger volume but leaves remain bound together. 11 pages plus rear blank. Foxing particularly to first and final leaf; dampstain to lower right corner; fore-edge cut too close to text with initial/final letter shaved off or nearly so on some lines of half the pages. Inscription to verso of final leaf of text: Chanulla ... Saratoga... {??}. View more info

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Nine Mile Swamp : A Story of the Loomis Gang

By: Daniels, Harriet McDoual

Price: $292.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Penn Publishing Company: 1941

Seller ID: Books008268

Condition: Very Good


412 pages. Jacket lightly chipped/creased at extremities; price clipped; spine is not sunned. Jacket now in removeable protective sleeve. The interior is free of inscriptions and markings. Binding and hinges sound, with boards remarkably fresh though a half inch swipe of discolouration to front board perhaps from time of publication. Second printing, June 1941; the first printing, also June 1941 was "sold before publication". View more info

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Frank Zappa et les Mothers of Invention (Rock & folk) (French Edition)

By: Dister, Alain

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Paris, Albin Michel: 1975

Seller ID: Books010178

ISBN: 2226001964

Condition: Good


192pp. light wear to covers, spotting to top edge View more info