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By Betjeman, John.

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin, 1960. First American edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Near Fine/Good. Octavo, 8 1/2, 97 pages, green quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. In a good dust jacket, slightly soiled and edge worn with short tears and chipping at the top of the back strip. Autobiography in verse by popular English poet.


Memoirs, Speeches, and Writings of Robert Rantoul, Jr.

By Robert Rantoul, Jr.; Luther Hamilton, Editor

Boston, Massachusetts: John P. Jewett and Co., 1854. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Memoir of an early Abolitionist. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall. xii + 864 pages, embossed brown cloth, previous owner's name on front endpaper, gilt title on spine. A good, clean, hardcover first edition overall BUT with fraying to backstrip ends, boards exposed along bottom edges and top corners, hinges cracked and frontispiece portrait removed; yet binding is solid and paper clean and lightly yellowed. A good reading copy.


John Graham Brooks, Helen Lawrence Brooks, 1846 - 1938: A Memorial

By [John Graham Brooks] Dr. George W. Coleman, et al]

Boston, Massachusetts: Privately Printed, 1940. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 63 pages, dark blue cloth with gilt titles; b&w photographs. A very good, clean, neat hardcover with little shelf wear and some rubbing at the back strip.


Memoir of Hon. Samuel Crocker Cobb

By Bugbee, James M.

Cambridge, Massachusetts: University Press/John Wilson, 1892. Original Wraps. Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall. 15 pages; reprint of the Massachusetts Historical Society. A good copy with chipping to cover wraps, string binding secure, pages lightly yellowed.