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Image for Reading Railroad Magazine 1944, 1945, 1946, 1951 [32 issues]

Reading Railroad Magazine 1944, 1945, 1946, 1951 [32 issues]

By: Gordon, Irwin L. ed.

Price: $422.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Reading Company: 1944

Seller ID: Books009732

Condition: Very Good


29 consecutive* issues from January 1944 [Vol. 8 No. 8] through September 1946 [Vol.10 No. 11] - *lacking 4 issues: September 1944 [Vol. 9 No. 4], December 1944 [Vol. 9 No. 7], April 1945 [Vol. 9 No. 11], April 1946 [Vol. 10 No. 11] AND 3 consecutive issues from March 1951 [Vol. 15 No. 10] through May 1951 [Vol. 15 No. 12]. 32 issues in all. Condition of each issue is very good; staples rusted but holding fine; circular perforation at left for inclusion in a binder. View more info

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Beloved Infidel - the Education of a Woman

By: Graham, Sheilah and Gerold frank

Price: $45.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 1959

Seller ID: Books008414

Condition: Very Good


viii, 257 pages plus 2 advert leaves at rear. Stating Bantam Edition published November 1959, with no further printings listed. All edges have publisher's yellow stain. Spine is lightly creased. Light rubbing to extremities, moreso at heel of spine. No inscriptions. View more info

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My Married Life At Hillside

By: Gray, Barry [Robert Barry Coffin]

Price: $58.50

Publisher: New York, Hurd and Houghton: 1866

Seller ID: Books009521

Condition: Very Good


xv, 290 pages. Green cloth bordered in blind with gilt to spine. Engraved title and five plates as called for. Elegant Christmas 1869 gift inscription to front free endpaper. Unobtrusive tideline to upper margin of some leaves, the most pronounced instance is shown in our 5th photo. Binding is sound. View more info

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The Celebrated "Moon Story," Its Origins and Incidents; with a Memoir of the Author, and an Appendix ...

By: Griggs, William N.

Price: $552.50

Publisher: New York, Bunnell and Price: 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010064

Condition: Very Good


143 pages. Black blind stamped cloth with faded gilt to spine. Rubbing to head and foot of spine and a nick to spine an inch up from foot. Title page splitting along gutter but remains attached. Binding is sound; contents clean. Title page contunues: Appendix, Containing, I. An Authentic Description of the Moon; II. A New Theory of the Lunar Surface, in Relation to That of the Earth. View more info

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Grimm's Goblins. Selected from the Household Stories of the Brothers Grimm

By: Grimm Brothers [Jacob, Wilhelm]

Price: $406.25

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields.: 1867

Seller ID: Books009891

Condition: Good


111 pages, and 7 chromolithograph plates after designs by Cruikshank [complete]. Title-page in red and brown. Publisher's cloth bordered in blind, with gilt to front and spine. Spine professionally rebacked, retaining the full title [half inch loss of original panel at head and foot] and original brown slate endpapers. Christmas 1867 gift inscription in pencil to second front endpaper. Some leaves stained/smudged. Uncommon US edition. View more info

Image for Goldsmith's Roman History, for the use of schools. Revised and Corrected, and a Vocabulary of Proper Names Appended; With Prosodial Marks, to Assist in Their Pronunciation

Goldsmith's Roman History, for the use of schools. Revised and Corrected, and a Vocabulary of Proper Names Appended; With Prosodial Marks, to Assist in Their Pronunciation

By: Grimshaw, William

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Philadelphia, John Grigg: 1826

Seller ID: Books011182

Condition: Good


240 pages. Contemporary leather rubbed, and with loss to head of spine. Front hinge split: board nearly detached. Lacks front free endpaper; heavy foxing throughout. View more info

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The Mother's Mission: Sketches from real life

By: Guernsey, Lucy Ellen

Price: $78.00

Publisher: Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Henry Hoyt, William Tomlinson, Geo. Crosby: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009513

Condition: Good


330 pages, with frontispiece and five plates tissue guarded. Green pebbled cloth with gilt title to spine now faint. Binding is sound and hinges secure. Tideline to right margin up to page 30, unobtrusive soiling elsewhere. The leaf comprising pages 167-170 was poorly bound in and is detached. View more info

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Haynes Guide to Yellowstone Park Illustrated. A Practical Handbook

By: Guptill, A. B.

Price: $110.50

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, F. Jay Haynes: 1909

Seller ID: Books010079

Condition: Good


144 pages, with folding map at rear. Top edge damp-stained, resulting in wave and, at some point, small areas of pages being lightly stuck together. All leaves are now separate, with some showing abrasion from having been stuck to the adjacent leaf. This is along the upper margin, relatively unobtrusive, and does not affect any text. In one instance (lower centre page 19/20) there is a 1 inch closed tear running through text. Binding is sound. Profusely illustrated with ... View more info

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Shipbuilding Talk. A Glossary of Shipbuilding Terms

By: Hajoca Corporation

Price: $43.75

Publisher: Philadelphia, Hajoca Corporation:

Seller ID: Books010531

Condition: Very Good


48 page booklet with Hajoka adverts throughout. Undated, but WW2-era as reference is made to keeping "the sea lanes safe" with their mine sweepers. Light soiling to title page. View more info

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The Three Baskets or, How Henry, Richard and Charles were occupied while Papa was away

By: Hale, Mrs. S. J. [Editor]

Price: $162.50

Publisher: New York, Edward Dunigan:

Seller ID: Books009538

Condition: Very Good


5.5 x 4.5 inches. 62 pages. Charming mid-century children's book with seven hand-colored plates and a colored title page. No stated date of issue, c. 1850. Covers tanned and stained; tears to front cover along the hinge; foxing throughout. Title still visible on spine. Old inscription to front endpaper: "Sarah Hellen's [?] book. Received as a premium, at Salem Sabbath School for reciting 115 verses of scripture without missing a word". View more info

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Hannibal Hoops. A Slave Boy's Quest for Freedom In a Time of Revolution

By: Haliburton, Gordon M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Winnepeg, Manitoba, Word Alive Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: Books008971

Condition: Very Good


ix, 297pp. Signed by author to title page, else as new. View more info

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Daughter of the Elm. A Tale of Western Virginia Before the War

By: Hall, Granville Davison

Price: $253.50

Publisher: Chicago, Mayer & Miller: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009731

Condition: Very Good


326 pages. Green cloth bordered in blind, with gilt to front and spine. Very light rubbing to extremities only. Top edge faded and a touch dusty. Gilt remains bright. Publisher's decorative endpapers - brittle at front gutter but binding fully secure. 1906 Western Union Telegraph Office notification laid in between pages 206 and 207 causing faint offsetting. An excellent example of the first edition. View more info

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The Sabbath School Songster : being the latest collection of juvenile hymns, melodies, and sacred songs, for Sabbath schools generally

By: Hanby, William [compiler]

Price: $281.25

Publisher: Circleville, OH, 1842

Seller ID: Books010443

Condition: Very Good


72 pages. No printer noted. measures 4.3 x 2.9 inches. Leather spine, plain paper over boards. Leaves toned and foxed. Binding is sound. Loss to second blank free endpaper at rear. [August 2017: OCLC notes no copies this early.] View more info

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Women of New York

By: Hankins, Marie Louise

Price: $292.50

Publisher: New York, Marie Louise Hankins & Co.: 1861

Seller ID: Books009290

Condition: Very Good


354 pages, with double frontispiece, 34 plates and some in-text illustrations, [pages 350-4 are ads]. Orange cloth stamped in gilt. All edges gilded. Publisher's original yellow endpapers. Most of gilt gone from spine; light soiling to cloth; occasional unobtrusive spotting within. Binding sound and hinges secure. A very good example. Pagination jumps from 332 to 337 but nothing is lacking. Hankins included all plates in pagination except for the two facing ones "Pec... View more info

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The Sunken Bell a Fairy Play in Five Acts. [[publisher's fine binding presentation copy]

By: Hauptmann, Gerhart. Charles Henry Meltzer, trs.

Price: $281.25

Publisher: New York, R. H. Russell: 1899

Seller ID: Books010722

Condition: Very Good


[xiv], 125 pages; with frontispiece tissue guarded. A card pasted at foot of half title reads: This is the first copy from the press of this edition and was especially printed for Miss Jean Irvine Struthers. Her bookplate to front pastedown; decorative JEAN within two circles on front; RHR monogram to rear lower right. Full green morocco, spine and top edge heavily sunned; offsetting to free endpaper edges from inner dentelles. Top edge gilt. Miss Struthers (b. 1871) wou... View more info

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The File in History. A description of the development of the file from the earliest times to the present day...

By: Henry Disston & Sons

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Disston & Sons, Inc.: 1925

Edition: Fifth edition

Seller ID: Books009262

Condition: Very Good


79pp. Clean and unmarke. Profusely illustrated. View more info

Image for Letters To An Anxious Inquirer, Designed To Relieve The Difficulties Of A Friend Under Serious Impressions

Letters To An Anxious Inquirer, Designed To Relieve The Difficulties Of A Friend Under Serious Impressions

By: Henry, T. Charlton [Thomas]

Price: $214.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Presbyterian Board of Publication: 1840

Seller ID: Books009748

Condition: Very Good


309 pages. Fourth edition. With a biographical sketch of the author, who was pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church in Charleston S.C. Frontispiece portrait engraved by John Sartain from a painting by C.B. Lawrence; tissue guard in place. Blind stamped purple cloth with spine sunned to brown. Small relatively recent ownership label top right first free endpaper. Binding sound and hinges secure. View more info

Image for Herrick's Almanac For the years 1873, 1877, 1886 [three issues]

Herrick's Almanac For the years 1873, 1877, 1886 [three issues]

By: Herrick, L. R.

Price: $71.50

Publisher: New York, L. W. Warner & Co.: 1885

Seller ID: Books009463

Condition: Good


Each complete, in original pictorial wrappers, smallest measures 7 x 4.6 inches; largest 7.8 x 5.4. 36, 40, 50 pages. The two earliest are very good, with minor soiling to covers; 1886 is good only, with silverfish damage to edges (not intruding to text), and rear cover detached. A trove of medical and astronomical lore. Each has month-by-month almanac with pictorial headpieces, as well as text regarding numerous maladies, potential cures, &c. View more info

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Old Aunt Sarah's Kitchen and Other Poems [signed]

By: Hill, Will R.

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Goodhue Printing Company: 1924

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books011519

Condition: Very Good


175 pages. Publisher's green cloth, with pictorial onlay to front. Signed on title page by the poet. Binding is sound. View more info

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Steal This Book [first printing]

By: Hoffman, Abbie

Price: $43.75

Publisher: New York, Pirate Editions / Grove Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010956

Condition: Fair


xii, 308 pages. True first printing with red head Hoffman on front, no other printings indicated, no index at rear, B-316-T at foot of spine. That's the good news. Covers and spine heavily worn with chip off front corner and smaller one off rear; outer edges grubby. Two strips of tape along front hinge and one at foot of spine, NHL data to verso of front cover, smoke burn to title page through p. vii. Surprisingly the binding remains sound and, excepting the aforemention... View more info