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Social Register Boston: 1973 [Massachusetts] : Vol. LXXXVII, No. 5; November 1972

By Social Register Association

New York, New York: Social Register Association, 1972. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. 12mo, 6 3/4" tall, 430 pages, red titles, black boards. A very good, clean, neat hardcover edition with light shelf wear, rubbing at the orners; hinges and binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed. Without dust jacket if issued.

$19.00

OLD ELIOT: Vol. I, No. VII; Eliot, Maine, July, 1897; Nicholas Frost and His Family at Sturgeon Creek (read at the June meeting of the Eliot Historical Society)

By Elizabeth Mehitable Bartlett

Eliot, Maine: Eliot Historical Society, 1897. Reprint. Stiff Wraps . Very Good -. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, pages 85 to 104, sewn side stitched pamphlet, self-wraps. A very good minus, generally clean, sturdy soft-cover with moderate shelf wear and slight exterior soiling; binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Printed by Augustine Caldwell, Eliot, Maine, printer

$16.50

Gothaisches Genealogisches Taschenbuch der Freiherrlichen Hauser 1920

By Freiherrlichen Hauser

Gotha: justus perthes, 1920. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. Good. Thick 16mo, 6" tall x 4" wide (2 1/4" thick); 990 pages, gilt titles on purple embossed cloth. A good copy over all, cover significantly worn, cloth color faded and foxed, fore-corner tips through to boards; hinges broken, internal binding relatively solid but shaken, paper moderatly yellowed.

$35.00

The Genealogical Advertiser; a Quarterly Magazine of Family History; volumes 1, 2, 3, 4; March, June, September, December, plus annual issue (5 issues per year); 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901 (20 issues--complete); Sandwich, Kingston, Falmouth, Plymouth, etc-- Massachusetts Town Records

By Greenlaw, Lucy Hall (editor); Charles Edward Banks, Virginia Hall, Rev. John H. Cox, Capt. A.A. Folsom, Edith G.L. Pecker, et al

Cambridge, MA: Lucy Hall Greenlaw, 1898-1899-1900-1901. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good. 20 individual issues. Octavo, 9 3/4" tall: vol: 1 xl + 157 pages; vol. 2: xxiv + 162 pages; vol. 3: xxxii +164 pages; vol. 4: xix + 194. These unread copies are only diminished by very slight yellowing, very little foxing, and the rusting of the staples used to bind them which has stained the gray paper wrapper at the spine. They were in storage for the last 100 years.

$95.00

What's in a Name?
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What's in a Name?

By Leonard R. N. Ashley

Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1989. Fourth printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. Octavo 9 1/4" tall, xii + 257 pages, gilt titles on blue cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, with light foxing to the fore-edges, and, with light basement odor. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with slight soiling and severl short edge tears, with the original price present.

$12.50

The Letter-Bag of Lady Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope; compiled from the Cannon Hall Papers, 1806 - 1873, Two Volumes [complete]

By A. M. W. Stirling ; Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope

London, England: John Lane, the Bodley Head, 1913. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. Good +. 2 vols (as issued). Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 359 and 350 pages respectively; gilt titles and decorations on red cloth. With numerous illustrations. A good plus, clean, first edition set with moderate shelf wear overall, but spine cloth color faded and fraying at the ends of the backstrip, bindings solid, paper clean and moderately yellowed, with sporadic foxing to the endpapers and fore-edges.

$35.00

The Family Pen. Memorials, Biographical and Literary, of the Taylor Family of Ongar [volume one only]

By Rev. Isaac Taylor, M.A., Editor; Jane Taylor et al

London, England: Jackson, Walford, and Hodder, 1867. First printing. Decorative Cloth. Good. Vol. #1 only of 2 vol. set. Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, 429 pages + [2] ads., gilt titles, brown cloth. A good copy overall, exterior worn, spine cloth split at edges and chipping top and bottom, fore-corner tips through to boards, front hinge broken; internal binding solid, paper clean, lightly yellowed.

$38.00

The Crowders in Moultrie County, Illinois; including other Crowder Families in Indiana and Elsewhere

By Roy E. Crowder

San Diego, California: Self published, 1966. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, iii + 323 pages, gilt spine titles blue cloth. A very good, generally clean and sturdy hardcover with light exterior wear and minor exterior soiling; hinges and binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed. Lacking dust jacket. Robert and Barbara Crowder, Sterling Crowder, David McCarty Crwoder, William Anderson Crowder, Thomas Hicland Crowder, Robert Smith Crowder, James Harvey Crowder, John ALexander Crowder, Marshal Marion Crowder, et al; with bibliography.

$55.00

Eastern Point: A Nautical, Rustical and More or Less Sociable Chronicle of Gloucester's Outer Shield and Inner Sanctum, 1606 - 1990  (revised and updated)
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Eastern Point: A Nautical, Rustical and More or Less Sociable Chronicle of Gloucester's Outer Shield and Inner Sanctum, 1606 - 1990 (revised and updated)

By Joseph E. Garland

Beverly, Massachusetts: Commonwealth Editions, 1999. First revised edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Originally published by William L. Bauhan in 1971, 1973. Quarto, 10 1/4 tall, xiv + 538 pages, intertextual illustration, b&w photographs, illustrated endpapers, teal green cloth. A fine, clean hardcover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white (just a slight touch of soiling to the exposed fore-edges). In a fine dust jacket, with original price.

$50.00

Foreshadowings of Smith College: Selections from Letters of Louisa Dickinson to John Morton Greene 1856 - 1857.

By Helen French Greene (Editor); Louisa Dickinson and Morton Greene

Boston, Massachusetts: Privately Printed, 1928. First printing. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 9 " tall, 44 pages, black quarter-cloth with paper title label. A very good+, clean, unread (signatures uncut) hardcover with minor shelf wear and light soiling, hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed.

$14.50

One of Our First Families, and a few other Minnesota Essays

By A.J. Russell

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Leonard H. Wells, 1925. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good +. 16mo, 7" tall, 117 pages, yellow cloth. A good+ generally clean and sturdy hard cover first edition, shelf worn at the corners and cloth color slightly scuffed and faded; hinges and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$12.50

A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of Elkhart County, Indiana.

By Anthony Deahl, Editor

Chicago, Illinois: Lewis Publishing Company, 1905. First edition. Decorative Leather. Good. Quarto, 11" tall, frontispiece portrait (that is bound up-side-down) + xii + 793 pages + black and white engraved plates, marbled endpapers, gilt fore-edges, full decorative leather. A good original hardcover copy overall, interior near fine, internal binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed, BUT exterior covers loose from binding at the hinges, shelf worn, leather back strip over spine missiing. This copy is in excellent candidate for binding restoration.

$95.00

Junior League Magazine; May, 1940; volume XXVI, number 9

By Mrs. Bradley J. Saunders (editor); W.H. Auden, Gwen Davenport, Camilla Boone Herbert, Eleanor Gilchrist, Henrietta Sharon, Irving Penn (cover)

New York, New York: Junior League, 1940. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good. Single original issue. Quarto, 12 3/4" tall, 80 pages, stiff color covers. A very good, clean, neat periodical with minor shelf wear; cover bright, binding tight.

$30.00

Junior League Magazine; April, 1940; volume XXVI, number 8

By Mrs. Bradley J. Saunders (editor); Betty Page Dabney, Dorothy Quick, Margaret Cheney Dawson, Helen Findlay, Victor E. D'amico, Max Wylie, Thomas Parker, Irving Penn (cover)

New York, New York: Junior League, 1940. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good. Single original issue. Quarto, 12 3/4" tall, 88 pages, stiff color covers. A very good, clean, neat periodical with minor shelf wear; cover bright, binding tight.

$30.00

New Index to the Civil and Military Lists of Rhode Island. (two volumes in one, giving Christian and family names, arranged alphabetically); also additional indexes of both volumes.

By Joseph Jencks Smith (compiled by)

Providence, Rhode Island: Joseph J. Smith, 1907. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Good. Quarto, 11" tall, 182 pages, blue cloth with gilt titles on spine A good+, clean original edition with minor shelf wear and rubbing at the fore-corner tips; hinges cracked but secure and binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed. Includes a list of the ships mentioned in this work.

$32.50

A Vagabond's Diary [signed]

By Opal M. Lewis

La Verne, California: University of La Verne Press, 1987. First printing. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Signed by the author and inscribed to previous owner on the front endpaper. A very good+, clean, likely unread hardcover first edition with moderate shelf wear to the bottom edges, and light foxing to the top fore-edges; hinges and binding tight, paper white. Without dust jacket.

$19.00

VALEDICTORY ADDRESS on the retiring of the President of the THE NEW ENGLAND HISTORIC-GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY delivered at BOSTON, MASS., Wednesday, February 7, 1866.

By Lewis, Dr. Winslow, M.D.

Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic-Genealogical Society, 1866. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good. Octavo, 10" tall, 23 pages, stiff wraps. A good, pamphlet with oversized wraps which ha foxing at the margins and is roughed at the top fore-edge, spine fold splitting; text clean, side stitch binding solid, paper sturdy with light yellowing. Summing up by president of society.

$19.00

Chairs of New England Governors; being a report...of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, January 7, 1885 on the acquisition of memorial chairs, etc

By Rev. Edmund F. Slafter

Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1885. First edition. Original Wraps. Good. Octavo, 10" tall, 8 pages, saddle stitch, stiff wraps. A good, soft cover pamphlet with minor wear but paper yellowing and becoming delicate with consequent cracking at the spine fold and fore-edges.

$25.00

History of the Town of Weston, Massachusetts 1630 - 1890

By Col. Daniel S. Lamson

Boston, Massachusetts: Geo. H. Ellis, 1913. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Good +. Octavo, 9 1/3" tall, frontispiece + 214 pages + 12 black and white plates, gilt titles, green cloth. Previous owner's signature penned on front endpaper. A good +, clean, hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear, slight rippling to cover cloth bottom of the cover and some minor discoloration to cloth at the upper margins; hinges and binding solid, paper clean and moderately yellowed with light foxing to fore-edges.

$47.50

The Cheverels of Cheverel Manor

By Lady Newdigate-Newdegate

London / New York: Longmans, Green & Co., 1898. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xv + 231 + 6 plates, gilt titles on (once) white cloth; with a 2" x 3" private library label on the front cover; previous owner signature penned on front endpaper. A good, sturdy hardcover with minor shelf wear and soiling, backstrip darkened and cloth fraying at the top and bottom spine edges, fore-corner tips worn to board; hinges and binding solid but signatures show some separation despite being solid, paper clean and moderately yellowed.

$19.00

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