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Encyclopedia of New Jersey
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Encyclopedia of New Jersey

By Maxine N. Lurie and Marc Mappen (Editors): Michael Siegel (maps),

New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2004. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/Near fine. Quarto, 11 1/2" tall, xxv + 927 pages, blue cloth; color and b&w illustrations, charts, maps. A near fine, clean, hardcover with minor shelf wear and slight rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding solid, paper white. In a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket with minor edge wear. This is a large and heavy volume and will require some extra postage.

$19.00

Red Hannah; Delaware's Whipping Post

By Robert Graham Caldwell

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1947. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/Very good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xv + 144 pages, gray cloth. A near fine, clean, hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white and with light foxing to the fore-edges. In a very good, lightly soiled dust jacket.

$14.50

Last Call: the rise and fall of prohibition
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Last Call: the rise and fall of prohibition

By Daniel Okrent

New York, New York: Scribner, 2010. Second printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, viii + 468 pages; blue and black boards. A fine, clean hardcover edition, with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket, and with original price present.

$9.50

Images of America: Webster (New York)
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Images of America: Webster (New York)

By Lynn M. Barton, Joan E. Sassone and Mary Hasek Grenier

Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2010. First edition. Original Wraps. Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 128 pages, illustrated throughout, stiff illustrated wraps. A fine clean neat soft cover over all with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper white.

$19.00

Signs of the Times; Volume 25, Number 2; Thursday, January 11, 1899; [Methodist] Columbus, wise and Worthy Exampe; etc.

By Milton C. Wilcox, A. O. Tate, W. M. Healey, et al

Oakland, California: H.D. Watson, 1899. First printing. Tabloid--unbound. Fair. Sold as an example of a now scarce religious periodical of the period .Newspaper. Folio, 12 1/2" tall, 16 pages, self wraps. A fair copy overall with significant exterior wear, staining to the upper corner margin, moderate exterior soiling, chipping to the fore-edgemargin, some moderate yellowing and a faint dampstain to the upper spine corner which does not damage text.

$9.50

The New York Herald Tribune MAGAZINE [complete original newspaper supplement]; Sunday, November 14, 1926; The Lady (Erskine); The Queen's Secret (Lauzanne); The Man of Mystery--Borah (Hard); Fired--Henry Suzzallo Became Famous (Jameson); Wags the Tale of a Mutt (Davis); Nobody Knows New York (Irwin); He Painted a Whistler (Lee); God in the Colleges (Davis); etc.

By Mrs William Brown Meloney [Marie Mattingly Meloney] editor; John Erskine, Stephane Lauzanne, Bruce Barton, Anne Hard, Edward Jameson, Harriet Eager Davis, Will Irwin, Anne Lee, Elmer Davis, Fairfax Downey, Lisle Bell, Mary F. Watkins, James J. Montague, R

New York, New York: N.Y. Herald Co. , 1926. First edition. Newspaper--unbound. Good -. This is offered despite condition issues because it is a relatively rare example of one of the few major publications for a general audience, during this period, edited by a woman, and contains numerous articles, not inadvertently written by women. Original Newspaper ' Sunday Supplement' magazine section (single section only), complete, 11 1/2" x 16 1/4," 32 pages, b&w with second color cover, unbound. A good minus copy overall printed on the typical period newsprint stock, with generally moderate wear BUT copy was clearly dampstained and consequently soiled throughout, with cover splitting at the fold paper otherwise moderately yellowed--still relatively supple.

$25.00

The New York Herald Tribune MAGAZINE [complete original newspaper supplement]; Sunday, September 14, 1930; Trend of the Jews (Feuchtwanger); Jack and the Bean Stalk (Erskine); Tips (Bacheller); 1000 Years Before Columbus (Mason); Monument to Folly (Harrel);Painter of the Sporting Scene (Thompson); etc.

By Mrs William Brown Meloney [Marie Mattingly Meloney] editor; Lion Feuchtwanger, John Erskine, Irving Bacheller, Gregory Mason, R. Frank Harrel, Weare Holbrook, C. Patrick Thompson, Henrietta Sperry Ripperger, Harriet Converse Moody, Elizabeth Hallam Bohn,

New York, New York: N.Y. Herald Co. , 1930. First edition. Newspaper--unbound. Good. Original Newspaper ' Sunday Supplement' magazine section (single section only), complete, 11" x 16," 24 pages, b&w with extra color cover, unbound. A good copy overall printed on the typical period newsprint stock, general moderatel wear BUT copy has a significant dampstain at the cover fore-margin with chipping at the fore-edge and spine fold, paper otherwise moderately yellowed--still relatively supple.

$25.00

Windham County's Famous Covered Bridges [Vermont]

By Victor Morse; revised and introduction by Richard Sanders Allen

New York, New York: The Book Cellar, 1960. Second printing. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo. 8 1/2" tall, 44 pages, b&w photographs, wire saddle stitch, illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed.

$9.50

Covered Bridges of Windsor County Vermont

By Richard Sanders Allen

New York, New York: The Book Cellar, 1962. Second printing. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo. 8 1/2" tall, 44 pages, b&w photographs, wire saddle stitch, illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed.

$9.50

Petals Plucked from Sunny Climes [A Facsimile Reproduction of the 1880 Edition with an Introduction and Index] (Bicentennial Floridiana [Florida] Facsimile Series)

By Silvia Sunshine; introduction by Richard A. Martin

Gainesville, Florida: University Presses of Florida, 1976. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine. Octavo, 7 1/4 " tall, xxxiv + 495 pages plus 12 page index; fold-out map; gilt titles on green leatherette. A near fine, clean hardcover edition with minor shelf wear to bottom edges; binding tight, paper purposely antique tan. Without dust jacket.

$14.50

More Songs from Vagabondia

By Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey; designs by Tom B. Meteyard

Boston, Massachusetts: Copeland and Day, 1896. First edition thus. Decorative Boards. Fair. Duodecimo, 7" tall, decorative boards, 72 pages. A fair copy only with general shelf wear, top 1" and bottom 2" of the back strip over the spine missing, front free endpaper loose but present, hinges cracked but internal binding solid, paper clean, lightly yellowed with faint water staining at the bottom margin throughout. Stlll a nice reading copy.

$9.50

The Housewife [Monthly Magazine] (consolidated with The Hearthstone) ; Volume XXIV, Number 1; New York, June, 1907; Mrs. Barton's Culture Club (Wade); The Will of the Caxtons (Wylie); Chickens and Cream (Blanchard); The Transformation of Elvira (Underwood); A Specimen Spinster (Yeigh); Three Weeks at a Farm House (Richardson); etc.

By Morris Wade, Edna Edwards Wylie, Edith M. Blanchard, Sophie Kerr Underwood, Kate Westlake Yeigh, Helen M. Richardson, et al.

New York, New York: A.D. Porter, 1907. First printing. Unbound. Fair. Single issue. Folio, 15 3/4" tall, 16 pages, with intertextual black and white illustrations, wire saddle stitch, cover illustrated two color. A fair, original edition over all but front cover nearly loose, dampstained and foxed with chipping at all edges but significantly at bottom and fore-edge, back cover ad for Mennen toilet powder moderately soiled, otherwise mostly moderate exterior soiling, light dampstaining visible to first pages and some foxing and chipping to the margins, several short marginal edge tears, spine roughed interior clean and bright. Still an excellent reading copy of a period 'women's' magazine over all.

$16.50

The Columbian; Vol. 7, Number 6; April, 1898; Immortality, excerpts from famous divines; A Romance of the Orient; A Modern Mahomet; A Woman of the World; etc

By Mme. Francis Higgins-Glenerne (editor); Edward Starr Livingstone; Melik Shakir-Kibrizli, William T. Macomber; et al.

Boston, Massachusetts: L. N. Cushman, 1898. First printing. Unbound. Good, Good, Fair. An original tabloid newspaper magazine, 16" x 11", 16 pages, black and white, with intertextual vignettes illustrationunbound as issued. A good original issue over all with light soiling and staining to the margins, paper moderately yellowed with some chipping at the margins.

$16.50

The School World; "September, 1890, Whole Number 91; Frontier Amusements; Jules Verne at Home; Dr. Brown's Rab; etc.

By D. H. Knowlton (editor), et al.

Farmington, ME: D. H. Knowlton & Co, Publisher, 1890. First printing. Unbound. Good. A student 'newspaper' with articles of educational value. Single original issue, small folio (tabloid), page size 14" x 10 1/4", 8 pages (complete), black and white, unbound as issued. A good original issue over all with moderate soiling and some foxing to the margins with chipping at the spine fold, minor dampstaining at the top marginof the spine fold paper lightly yellowed.

$12.50

Ladies Magazine; "Devoted to the interests of woman and the home"; Volume IV, Number 6; Portland, ME, May, 1907 [original monthly] 25c a year; What the Spirits Told (Latham); etc.

By E.C. Smith (Editor); Monnie M. Latham, et al.

Portland, ME: F. J. Smith, 1907. First printing. Unbound. Good. Single original issue, folio (tabloid), page size 15 1/2" x 10 3/4", 16 pages (complete), black and white, unbound as issued. A good clean, neat original edition over all with minor soiling to the margins of the front page (the page exposed when folded) and some chipping at the spine fold, interior clean and bright, BUT printed on cheap paper and thus moderately yellowed. A wonderful portrait of a place in time long vanished when remedies and nostrums were sold to the gullible--oh, just like today.

$19.00

The Woman's National Daily; Vol. 2, No. 74; June 22, 1907; French Troops Mutiny; State Concludes Case Against Haywood; Germany Furnishes a Good Apple Market; The Highest Dam in the World, etc.

By E. G. Lewis (editor); Hugh Taylor, Arthur W. Dunn, et al.

University City, St. Louis: Lewis Publishing Company, 1907. First printing. Unbound. Fair. Single original issue, folio (tabloid), page size 17" x 11 1/2", 16 pages (complete), black and white, unbound as issued. A fair, generally clean, original edition over all with significant chipping to the spine fold and bottom edge, front page split and others from back, printed on cheap newsprint and thus moderately yellowed. (Interestingly, all the by-lines of this socialist publication are male.)

$19.00

Irons in the Fire
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Irons in the Fire

By John McPhee,

New York,: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1997. First edition, first printing. Decorative Boards. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 216 pages, tan boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover with little shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine dust jacket with the original price present.

$9.50

Gillingham Family: decendants of Yeamans Gillingham; compliled by Harrold Edgar Gillingham (861); member of Historical, Genealogical and Colonial Societies of Pennsylvania; authorized by Phyllis Gillingham Hansen

By Harrold Edgar Gillingham et al.

Richland Center, Wisconsin: Ronald A. Van Winter, The Shopping News Printers, 1897. Second printing. Original Wraps. Near fine. Originally published in Philadelphia, 1901. Octavo, 9" tall, 122 pages, wire saddle-stitch, stiff brown wraps. A near fine, clean original soft cover with minor shelf wear, binding solid, paper cream white.

$19.00

The Allagash: the history of a wilderness river in Maine

By Lew Dietz; illustrated by George Loh

Garden City, New York: Thorndike Press, 1977. First paperback edition. Original Wraps. Very good +. Octavo, 8"" tall, intertextual black and white illustration, 264 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good plus clean sturdy soft cover over all, with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper white.

$9.50

Night Train at Wiscasset Station.

By Lew Dietz: photographs by Kosti Ruohomaa; foreword by Andrew Wyeth, Afterward by Howard Chapnick

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1977. First paperback edition. Original Wraps. Near fine. Quarto, 10 3/4" tall, intertextual black and white photo illustration, 192 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine clean sturdy soft cover over all, with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper white. With remainder spray on bottom fore-edge. Wonderful images of Maine.

$19.00

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