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Manual for the Use of the Legislature of the State of New York. 1872

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Albany, Weed, Parsons and Company: 1872

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 3262

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Bound in full patterned leather with gilt spine decoration and title. Covers remain attractive and functional though slightly worn. Block slightly toned but otherwise clean. Binding sound. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 492 pages View more info

East Bay Guide Book, Containing a Guide to East Bay Cities; a Guide to San Francisco; Motor Journeys; a Journey to the Missions; a Classified Business Directory

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, The Community Publicity Bureau: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6108

Condition: Good


Stiff paper wrap covers, with bright decorative front cover; Covers show light wear along joint of covers at spine; There is a moisture stain affecting rear cover, as well as contents along outside edges and faces of leaves along edges; Volume remains tight and fairly clean, and there is no evidence of sticking as a result of moisture. ; 112 pages View more info

The New America; a Study in Immigration

By: Barnes, Mary Clark and Lemuel Call Barnes

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell: 1913

Seller ID: 5929

Condition: Good


Brown paper covers are worn at corners and spine ends with heavy creasing to spine cover and a small amount of loss at the bottom of the spine. Former owner's name signed on front cover and half title pages. The text is unmarked and the binding is tender though sound. View more info

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The Mallorys of Mystic; Six Generations in American Maritime Enterprise

By: Baughman, James P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Middletown, Connecticut, U. S. A., Wesleyan University Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 3623

ISBN: 081954048X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Attractively bound in green cloth with gilt spine title and decoration as well as gilt front cover decoration. Covers show light wear at extremities. Name and Christmas 1977 penned near front, text is otherwise clean. Jacket shows toning/staining and very light wear at the extremities. ; The American Maritime Library; Vol. 4; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 496 pages View more info

Seeds of Anger: Revolts in America, 1907-1771

By: Booth, Sally Smith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hastings House: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6139

ISBN: 0803867425

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


There is a small inked remainder mark on the top edge of the text block; Volume remains very tight and is otherwise Fine; DJ shows light chipping over foot of spine, though is otherwise clean, bright, and intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 301 pages View more info

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A Day in Natchez An Informal Introduction to the Most Romantic Locality in the South

By: Britton Marshall, Theodora; Crail Evans, Gladys

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Natchez, Mississippi, The Reliquary: 1946

Seller ID: 2234

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Covers show light wear. Text remains clean and tight ; Flat signed by both authors on the half-title page. Includes laid in tourism pamphlet for Natchez dated 1949.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pages View more info

Boom!: Voices of the Sixties

By: Brokaw, Tom

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., Random House Inc: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 665

ISBN: 1400064570

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Flat signed on title page. Moderate surface rubbing on jacket with a few crease lines.; Signed by Editor(s) View more info

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The American Jewish Year Book 5704 September 30, 1943 to September 17, 1944 Volume 45

By: Chneiderman, Harry (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society Of America: 1943

Seller ID: 4561

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Covers are a bit soiled and show light wear at edges and corners with bumped corners and a light dampstaining at the block's bottom spine corner (does not effect text). Binding is slightly loose but hinges remain sound and no pages or signatures are loose. Text free from marks and toning. The book provides statistics for both American and International Jews and provides interesting country by country synopsises of the growing Nazi Germany threat to the Jewish people. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 704 pages View more info

Thirteenth Report of the United States Civil Service Commission

By: Cobb, Willard A.; McKinstry, Willard D.; Burth, Silas W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Albany and New York, Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co.:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1294

Condition: Good


N/D 1897. Covers show moderate edge wear. Corners square. Front external hinge cracking. Spine faded. Rear hinge broken. Binding slightly loose. Moderate foxing at endpapers. Top foredge corner of ffep missing. "#25" penned on ffep. Text remains clean. View more info

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The United States and Foreign Powers

By: Curtis, William Eleroy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1900

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 1852

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Covers show light general wear. Spine ends slightly curled. Binding remains tight. Former owner's name on ffep in pencil. Text slightly toned. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 314 pages View more info

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A Controlled Research Project: American Place Names (Aspects of English Series)

By: Duffy, Thomas F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1968

Seller ID: 5116

ISBN: 03987654321

Condition: Very Good


3-hole punched pamphlet with cloth-on-paper cover shows light wear at edges. Details origins of American geographical naming. View more info

Stage-Coach and Tavern Days

By: Earle, Alice Morse

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The MacMillan Company: 1901

Edition: First Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 6080

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Light wear to pictorial cloth cover edges with curling and a small amount of fraying to spine ends. Spine sunned and a bit faded. Binding slightly loose and strained at title page, otherwise sound and easily readable. No writing or marks found. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 449 pages View more info

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America God Shed His Grace on Thee

By: Flood, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Moody Press: N.D.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3747

ISBN: 0802402089

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Covers and text show only light toning. Flat signed by the author on the title page. Jacket is lightly worn at spine with a small closed tear to the bottom edge near the spine and some light edge wear, mostly at top spine edge. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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The Free Speech Movement

By: Goines, David L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Ten Speed Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3326

ISBN: 0898155355

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Jacket shows some surface rubbing and light wear. Inscribed "for Denise" by the author on the title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 767 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Heavens on Earth; Utpopian Communities in America 1680-1880

Heavens on Earth; Utpopian Communities in America 1680-1880

By: Holloway, Mark

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Americana Library Publishers: 1951

Seller ID: 5021

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Cover corners are lightly worn. Former owner's info penned at front. Light notes and marginalia throughout. Times Literary Suppliment laid in. Jacket worn at all edges and folds with small tears along the spine. Front jacket flap is stamped Dec 4 1951; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

From Abraham Lincoln to Franklin D. Roosevel: a Selection of Historical Accounts Written by People Who Lived At the Time of the Events

By: Logie, Alfred E. & Daniel J. Beeby (Selected by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lyons & Carnahan: 1942

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 6079

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Light rubbing on edges; Small stain on fore edge; Volume remains tight and otherwise bright and clean. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 390 pages View more info

Image for America's Wonderlands; Scenic National Parks and Monuments of the United States

America's Wonderlands; Scenic National Parks and Monuments of the United States

By: National Geographic Society editors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Geographic Society: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3429

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


A volume in the National Geographic World in Color Library. 466 Illustrations, 390 in full color. A tight clean book. Green cloth boards with gilt picture and dark green spine with gilt lettering. Dust jacket has shelf wear rubs. Small white sticker mark on spine. Includes map. ; "4to - over 9¾"" - 12"" tall"; 512 pages View more info

Sources of the Mississippi and the Western Louisiana Territory

By: Pike, Zebulon Montgomery

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Readex Microprint: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 6013

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Light wear to cover corners. Very light soiling. Maps appear to have never been unfolded. Text appears unread. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Saint Louis Illustrated: Nineteenth-Century Engravings and Lithographs of a Mississippi River Metropolis

By: Reps, John W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Columbia, Missouri, U.S.A., Univ of Missouri Pr: 1989

Seller ID: 857

ISBN: 0826206980

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


Book has (probably) been dropped damaging the top foredge including covers and text. As a result most pages are creased at top corner but this does not effect text or images on most pages. Otherwise the book is in NF condition. DJ shows several small tears and creasing as well as surface rubbing. View more info

The Oak Ridge Story The Saga of a People Who Share in History

By: Robinson, George O. Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kingsport, TN, Southern Publishers, Inc.: 1950

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6093

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Covers show light wear at edges. There are a few very small spots along the block fore edge. This copy is ex-library though one may not notice. The only marks on this book are a stamp on the title page reading "Withdrawn from Nebraska State Historical Society" and acquisition info written in pencil tight to the spine on the dedication page. The book appears unread in a tight binding. Jacket is rubbed at all edges and folds with a few small tears and scattered loss of color, from rubbing, on both front and back covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 181 pages View more info