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This Was New York: The Nation's Capital in 1789

by Monaghan, Frank & Marvin Lowenthal

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Published
1943
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Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1943. 8vo size blue clothbound hardcover with dust jacket; 308 deckle edged pages with blue topstain. This is a wartime book. The back of dust jacket is a full page advertisement for War Bonds. From jacket: "The aim of the authors is not to reconstruct archaeology,… Read more
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The Phillips Exeter Academy: A Pictorial History

by Echols, Edward C. (editor)

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Published
1970
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Good
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Exeter, NH: The Phillips Exeter Academy Press, 1970. 4to size red clothbound hardcover with gilt titles on spine; 109 pages with black and white photographs and document reproductions throughout. Different illustrations on front and back endpapers. Color frontispiece of founder John Phillips. Contents are divided into: The First Period 1781-1873 The Second Period 1874-1963 Founded by… Read more
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The Man Who Stole Himself: The Slave Odyssey of Hans Jonathan

by Palsson, Gisli

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Published
2016
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New
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780226313283
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$50.00

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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. Signed by author on the half title page First Thus Edition with full number line. This is the first English language edition Translated from the Icelandic by Anna Yates. Original Icelandic title: Hans Jonatan, madurinn sem stal sjalfum ser Brand new, signed for us at a speaking engagement… Read more
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The Walled Garden: Story of a School

by Merrill, Charles

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Published
1982
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Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780937672099
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$28.00

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1982. Probable First Edition 8vo size blue clothbound hardcover with dust jacket which features a drawing of the school; 219 pages From jacket: "Charles Merrill, founder and first headmaster of the Commonwealth School of Boston, has told (in this book) the story of an urban school in the toughest of times, from 1958 to 1981. The… Read more
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Appalachia: The Mountains, the Place and the People

by Toone, Betty L.

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Charity Bookstall
Published
1972
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Good
ISBN
9780531007693
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$6.00

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F. Watts, 1972. 8vo size pictorial hardcover; 80 pages illustrated with black and white photographs of southern Appalachia by Joyce Hoffman Contents are divided into three sections: The Appalachian Mountains Appalachia The Children of Appalachia Ex-library with typical treatments; fep clipped to remove bar code. Fingermarks or light stain in the far margins of pages 56-57. … Read more
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Making Peace

by Mitchell, George J.

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Published
1999
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Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780375406065
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$31.00

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New York: Knopf, 1999. Signed and inscribed by author on fep. Stated First Edition 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 188 deckle edged pages followed by a short section of notes. There is also a section of black and white photographs on glossy stock. From jacket: "Fifteen minute before five o'clock on Good Friday, 1998,… Read more
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Crusade: Chronicles of an Unjust War

by Carroll, James

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Published
2004
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Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780805077032
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$26.00

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New York: Metropolitan Books, 2004. Signed and inscribed on half title page Stated First Edition with full numberline 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 286 pages From jacket: "With the words, 'this Crusade, this war on terror,' President George W. Bush defined the purpose of his presidency... (this volume is) a comprehensive and tough-minded critique of… Read more
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West Point: The Bicentennial Book

by Von Hassell, Agostino & Herm Dillon

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Charity Bookstall
Published
2002
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Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9781574271201
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$51.00

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Charlottesville, Virginia: Howell Press, 2002. Folio size (coffee table book) hardcover with photo illustrated dust jacket; 255 glossy pages many with full-page, full color photographs, many two-page spreads Signed and inscribed by photographer Agostino von Hassell on fep. First Edition with full numberline From jacket: "Since its establishment in 1802, by order of President Thomas Jefferson,… Read more
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New York: Marvel Comics, 2001. Volume 1 No. 1 December 2001 4to size stapled magazine binding; unpaginated - about 68 pages - with illustrated covers and pages, all on glossy stock. From back: "Comic book universes are populated by colorful characters that possess fantastic powers. But on September 11th, 2001, an untold number of real men… Read more
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$10.00
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East Granby: The Evolution of a Connecticut Town

by Springman, Mary Jane & Betty Finnell Guinan

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Charity Bookstall
Published
1983
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Very Good
ISBN
9780914016953
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$23.00

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Canaan, New Hampshire: Phoenix Publishing, 1983. 4to size hardcover with illustrated dust jacket. Book underneath jacket has a gilt town seal on front cover. 350 pages with black and white photographs throughout. Illustrated endpapers on textured paper. Includes bibliography, detailed index and personal names index. From jacket: "The casual visitor to East Granby...might never… Read more
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The Negro in American Life

by Wade, Richard

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Published
1968
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Good
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$12.00

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New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1968. Life in America Series 8vo size hardcover; 182 pages with some black and white photographs Book sections include: From Slavery to Citizenship: 1619-1900 Toward Full Equality: Since 1900 Authors of the various articles include: Richard Wright Martin Luther King, Jr. James Baldwin Malcolm X Booker… Read more
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The Last Palace

by Eisen, Norman

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Published
2018
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Very Good
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$20.00

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New York: Crown, 2018. 8vo size trade paperback with illustrated front cover; 488 pages. Covers are unique to Proof. Back cover provides an overview of the book and the specifications for the finished book. From back: "When Norman Eisen moved into the US ambassador's residence in Prague... he was startled to discover swastikas hidden beneath the… Read more
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The Cudner-Hyatt House: The Story of its Two Families

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Published
1988
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Good
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$21.00

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Scarsdale, New York: Scarsdale Historical Society, 1988. 4to size staple bound softcover booklet with photo illustrated front cover; 18 pages illustrated with black and white photographs and maps and segments of reproduced wills. Prepared as a series of articles for the Scarsdale Inquirer, this volume tells the story of the house owned by the Cudner and Hyatt families in… Read more
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$21.00
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The Presidents and the Press

by Pollard, James

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Published
1964
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Good
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$6.00

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Washington, DC: Public Affairs Press, 1964. 8vo size trade paperback; 125 pages This is a continuation of the author's previous volume and includes Presidents Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy and Johnson Ex-library with typical treatments, many blacked out; covers have been laminated which has caused the ink on cover to blur; toned pages. The lamination film was put on… Read more
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Boston: Massachusetts Horticultural Society, 1954. The History of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society from March, 1929 by Edward T. Farrington 8vo size navy blue cloth bound hardcover with gilt titles on spine and front cover; 210 pages with black and white illustrations on glossy stock Private Press- Published by the Massachusetts Horticultural Society; Boston; 1954 Contents include: … Read more
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$85.00
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Letters to Jackie: Condolences from a Grieveing Nation

by Fitzpatrick, Ellen

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Published
2010
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Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780061969843
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$26.00

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New York: Harper Collins, 2010. Stated First Edition Signed by author on title page 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 355 pages From jacket: "Within seven weeks of the (death of President John F. Kennedy), Jacqueline Kennedy received more than 800,000 condolence letters. Two years later, the volume of correspondence would exceed 1.5 million letters...… Read more
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University of Wyoming

by Ewig, Rick & Tamsen Hart

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Published
2012
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Very Good
ISBN
9780738595993
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$16.00

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Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2012. one of the Campus History Series Wide 8vo size trade paperback with pictorial cover; 127 pages with black and white photographs throughout From back of book: "The University of Wyoming was founded in 1886, four years prior to statehood... From a humble beginning in athletics, UW has excelled in football, basketball,… Read more
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The Civil War in the Western Territories: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah

by Colton, Ray C

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Published
1959
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Good
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$8.00

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Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1959. 230 pages with some black and white photographs and illustrations on glossy stock. From jacket: "The dramatic story of the struggle between Union and Confederate supports for control of the Southwest - the land that promised for the South a Western Confederacy, an outlet to the Pacific thorugh California, mineral-rich lands, military… Read more
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From Hardtack to Home Fries: An Uncommon History of American Cooks and Meals

by Haber, Barbara

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Published
2002
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Very Good
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$21.00

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2002. Signed and inscribed by author on fep 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 244 pages with some black and white photographs Julia Child's review of book is on back of jacket and is quoted below: "Here (is) a short tour through some fascinating insights that we would most probably never had known about were it not… Read more
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Nutter, McLellan and Fish: The First Century 1879-1979

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Published
1979
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Good
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$20.00

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George H Dean Co, 1979. Rare, Limited, Numbered Edition This is number 298 out of 1,000 copies Privately Printed: George H. Dean Co.; 1979 4to size red cloth bound hardcover with sewn binding and bright gilt titles on cover; 69 pages illustrated with black and white sepia toned photographs. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis was a… Read more
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