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Image for "We Are Coming Father Abra'am":  The History of the 9th Vermont Volunteer Infantry, 1862-1865 [signed]

"We Are Coming Father Abra'am": The History of the 9th Vermont Volunteer Infantry, 1862-1865 [signed]

By: Don Wickman

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Lynchburg, Va, Schroeder Publications: 2005

Inscription: inscribed by author

Seller ID: Books008775

ISBN: 1889246239

Condition: Very Good


526 pages. As new: clean and unmarked, save for warm inscription by the author on title page. View more info

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Entertaining Is Fun! How To Be A Popular Hostess

By: Draper, Dorothy

Price: $368.75

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010250

Condition: Very Good


xi, 249 pages. Jacket stained, chipped, and spine sunned. Light soiling to boards, Offsetting to pastedowns; preliminaries stained along outer edge [see title page photo]. John Willy Hotel Monthly Bookshop, Chicago, ticket to front pastedown. No inscriptions; Binding sound. View more info

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The Burning of Royalton, Vermont, By Indians

By: Dunklee, Ivah

Price: $181.25

Publisher: Boston, Geo. H. Ellis Co.: 1906

Seller ID: Books011174

Condition: Very Good


88 pages, plus plates. Clean and unmarked, in sound binding. View more info

Image for Dahcotah; or Life and Legends of the Sioux Around Fort Snelling

Dahcotah; or Life and Legends of the Sioux Around Fort Snelling

By: Eastman, Mary

Price: $243.75

Publisher: New York, John Wiley: 1849

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011883

Condition: Good


xi, [2], xxxi, 268 pages; frontispiece and three plates (complete). Cloth rubbed at extremities; 1859 ownership inscription to front free endpaper and 2 inch closed tear beneath that. Frontispiece is detached and chipped along bottom edge (not affecting image). Front board slack but holding fine; textblock firmly bound. Leaves tanned, with occasional light soiling; pencil scribbling to second rear endpaper and pastedown, and a full page of pencil notes to verso of first ... View more info

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AAPRCO 2005 Arizona Limited: Route Guide, Trip Book, and Convention Program. Williams Arizona

By: Eckerman, Dale; Jim Larson

Price: $162.50

Publisher: American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners: 2005

Seller ID: Books009902

Condition: Very Good


Three items: Route Guide is coil bound, iii, 129 pages profusely illustrated. Trip Book prepared by Jim Larson, 98 pages (with Northern Sky written on front cover). Convention Program for 1-12 October, 2005 Williams Arizona, 26 pages in comb-back binding. The former owner (who arrived at the Convention on Northern Sky) has highlighted names on pages 24, 25, 26. Each of the three booklets is in excellent condition. At time of listing we have booklets for each AAPRCO annua... View more info

Image for AAPRCO 2006 The Green Mountain Pocono Express: Route of the Phoebe Snow. Arizona Limited: Route Guide, Trip Book, and Convention Program.

AAPRCO 2006 The Green Mountain Pocono Express: Route of the Phoebe Snow. Arizona Limited: Route Guide, Trip Book, and Convention Program.

By: Eckerman, Dale; Jim Larson

Price: $162.50

Publisher: American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners: 2006

Seller ID: Books009903

Condition: Very Good


Three items: Route Guide is coil bound, xvi, 122 pages profusely illustrated. Trip Book prepared by Jim Larson, 109 pages. Convention Program for 15-25 September, 2006 Scranton PA, 26 pages in comb-back binding. A few sheets of ephemera are laid in. Each of the three 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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William Ricketson and His Descendants

By: Edes, Grace Williamson

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Boston / Salem, Privately Printed / Higginson:

Seller ID: Books011348

Condition: Very Good


vi, 652 pages. This title constitutes volume 2 of the Ricketson genealogy. It is the Higginson reprint of the 1932 Boston edition that was limited to 50 copies. Ownership inscription to front pastedown. Clean and sound. View more info

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American Mercury. Vols. xxxi - xxxiii [in part: 61 issues]

By: Elisha Babcock, ed.

Price: $975.00

Publisher: Hartford, CT, Babcock and Son: 1816

Seller ID: Books009752

Condition: Good


Weekly newspaper. This grouping not entirely consecutive. 21 issues from 1815 (plus 7 with considerable loss) and 40 issues from 1816 (+ 2 w/ loss). Tied in two bundles at left; horizontal rounded fold at centre. Specifics upon request. View more info

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The Country Dyer's Assistant

By: Ellis, Asa Jr.

Price: $531.25

Publisher: Brookfield, MA, E. Merriam & Co.: 1798

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011565

Condition: Fair


viii, [9]-139, [4]. Full leather. Front and rear free endpaper and errata present. Binding sound but: LACKING two leaves [pp. 65-8], repair to final 4 leaves of text, final leaf of Index with loss. Contemporary ownership inscriptions front and rear; leaves toned and spotted; occasional ink (or dye) splash - in one instance [p. 96] obscuring text. Please consult photos. The first book on dying printed in North America. View more info

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Manual of Agriculture for the School, the Farm, and the Fireside

By: Emerson, George B. and Charles L. Flint

Price: $181.25

Publisher: Boston, Swan, Brewer & Tileston: 1862

Seller ID: Books010600

Condition: Very Good


vi, 306 pages. Brown cloth stamped in blind with gilt to front; spine faded and (likely silverfish) chipped. Binding is sound. Owner's signature to front free endpaper dated 1862. 3 pencil lines to margin of Preface; thereafter unmarked, and suspiciously clean considering the subject matter. View more info

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Emerson's Vocal Method

By: Emerson, L. O.

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Boston, Oliver Ditson & Company: 1879

Seller ID: Books011313

Condition: Good


144 pages. Paper on boards chipped and stained. Lacking front and rear free endpapers. Hinges slack; textblock binding is sound. View more info

Image for Illustrated History of the United States Mint With a Complete Description of American Coinage, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

Illustrated History of the United States Mint With a Complete Description of American Coinage, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

By: Evans, George

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, George G. Evans: 1886

Seller ID: Books009064

Condition: Good


vii, 162 pages, plus plates, as well as adverts at rear. New Revised Edition. Profusely illustrated. Maroon cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Binding sound and hinges sturdy. No inscriptions. Extremities rubbed; endpapers a touch grubby; offsetting to pages 118/9 from inserted flower (?); overall presentable. View more info

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American Photographs

By: Evans, Walker

Price: $1,293.50

Publisher: New York, Museum of Modern Art: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010060

Condition: Very Good


198 pages. Light soiling to jacket chipped at extremities; cloth rubbed at heel of spine. Top edge a touch dusty; interior clean and free of inscriptions. Errata slip tipped in; limitation page present at rear. One of 5000 copies printed. A presentable example; jacket now housed in a removable archival sleeve. View more info

Image for Walker Evans. Photographs for the Farm Security Administration 1935-1938. A Catalog of Photographic Prints Available from the Farm Security Administration Collection in the Library of Congress

Walker Evans. Photographs for the Farm Security Administration 1935-1938. A Catalog of Photographic Prints Available from the Farm Security Administration Collection in the Library of Congress

By: Evans, Walker; Jerald C. Maddox intro.

Price: $162.50

Publisher: New York, Da Capo Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009399

ISBN: 0306700998

Condition: Very Good


xiv, plus (unpaginated) selected photographs, and catalog of 488 photographs. Introduction by Jerald C. Maddox. A very well preserved example, clean and unmarked. View more info

Image for Complete Story of the Collinwood School Disaster and How Such Horrors Can Be Prevented

Complete Story of the Collinwood School Disaster and How Such Horrors Can Be Prevented

By: Everett, Marshall

Price: $260.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, N.G. Hamilton: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books008199

Condition: Good


320 pages. Cloth rubbed at tips and head and foot of spine. Gilt titles once on spine now entirely worn away. Unsophisticated and effective front hinge repair; slight wobble to rear board; binding is secure. Frontispiece is split halfway down but remains well attached. Interior is clean and unmarked. Many photo plates and personal account of this disaster. View more info

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Pan-American Exposition Calendar for November and December 1900

By: F.C. Howlett & Co. Rubber Goods, Buffalo N.Y.

Price: $71.50

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, Niagara Lith. Co.: 1900

Seller ID: Books009476

Condition: Very Good


A splendid calendar for November and December 1900, compliments of F.C. Howlett & Co. Rubber Goods, Buffalo N.Y. In anticipation of the Pan-American Exposition, 1901, Buffalo, NY. 6 x 3.25 inches. Original mounting hole at top. "Niagara Lith. Co. Buffalo N.Y." to lower right. View more info

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History Of The Descendants Of John Whitman Of Weymouth, Mass

By: Farnam, Charles H.

Price: $406.25

Publisher: New Haven, Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor: 1889

Seller ID: Books011342

Condition: Very Good


xv, 1246 pages. Original dark burgundy cloth with gilt titles to spine, green floral endpapers. Frontispiece of family crest in colour with tissue guard. Binding is sound. First blank endpaper has a list of previous owners of this volume. A large book - please inquire for overseas shipping rates. View more info

Image for Commemorative Exercises of the First Church of Christ in Hartford at its Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary, October 11 and 12, 1883

Commemorative Exercises of the First Church of Christ in Hartford at its Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary, October 11 and 12, 1883

By: First Church of Hartford

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hartford, Conn., Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009384

Condition: Very Good


215pp. spotting to spine cloth View more info

Image for Fishermen of the Atlantic.  1916

Fishermen of the Atlantic. 1916

By: Fishing Masters' Association

Price: $312.50

Publisher: Boston, Mass., Fishing Masters' Association, Inc.: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010479

Condition: Fair


176pp. three inch water stain affecting boards at top of spine, front and rear boards becoming loose, text block intact and clean. "A manual of information, issued annually, containing the only complete list of fishing vessels of Boston, Gloucester, Provincetown, Chatham, New Bedford, Portland, ME., Providence, R.I., Newport, R.I., Stonington, Conn., The New England Coast, New York, Pensacola, Florida, Galveston, Texas, and Nova Scotia Ports." View more info

Image for A Treatise on Keeping the Heart. Selected from the Works of the Rev. John Flavel. The Style Adapted to the Present State of Improvement

A Treatise on Keeping the Heart. Selected from the Works of the Rev. John Flavel. The Style Adapted to the Present State of Improvement

By: Flavel, John

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Boston, Nathaniel Willis: 1813

Seller ID: Books010751

Condition: Fair


214 pages. Full leather with much worming. Rear board detached, front joint long ago sewn with success. Name plate of Nathan Webster to front board and his stamp to front free endpaper (detached). Signature of one Thankful Ober to half title, title page, and rear free endpaper. Lower corner of final 10 leaves wormed, with a few letters on 2 leaves affected. View more info