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image of Western Guide 1930; Travel Information for Motor Tourists

Western Guide 1930; Travel Information for Motor Tourists

by H.P. Williams and D. W. Williams

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Published
1930
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$750.00

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Salem, Oregon: Western Guide Publishing Co., 1930. Printed by Elliott Printing House, Salem, OR "Tourist Camps and Apartments, Resorts, Eating Places, Super Service Stations, Points of Interest, Highway Mileage Tables, Road Maps, Descriptive Stories of Each State, Motor, Game, and Fish Laws for Tourists and Non-Residents." 176 page, with maps, numerous advertisements and black and white photographs. Contains… Read more
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Carey's Franklin Almanac for the Year 1810

by Abraham Shoemaker;

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Published
1809
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
Item Price
$400.00

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Philadelphia: Printed for Mathew Carey, Lydia R. Bailey, Printer, No. 10, North Alley, 1809. SCARCE. Very Good, scattered toning and spotting. Stitched, 48 unnumbered pages : illustrations. No other copies for any years found in current commerce. RBH notes last 1810 copy at auction in 1918, previous copies for other years in 2005 and then 1964. Shaw & Shoemaker,; 17151.… Read more
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image of {Rowland Hazard's copy} The History of Warwick, Rhode Island, Settlement in 1642 to the Present Time

{Rowland Hazard's copy} The History of Warwick, Rhode Island, Settlement in 1642 to the Present Time

by Fuller, Oliver Payson

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Published
1875
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$500.00

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Providence, RI: Angell, Burlingame & Co., 1875. Rowland Hazard's copy of this uncommon history. his bookplate front paste down. Rowland Hazard (1801-1888) prominent Rhode Island industrialist, politician, author and abolitionist, whose lineage traces back to one of the nine founding settlers of Newport. Very Good Plus, vi, 380 pp. with errata slip tipped in, original brown cloth, small chips to… Read more
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Henry Ford Motor Genius

by Simonds, William A.

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Published
1929
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$200.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1929. Uncommon in lovely collecible dust jacket. Fine in Very Good dust jacket, small chips at spine ends, light rubbing. Illustrated with photographs. . First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A Log of the Sun; A Chronicle of Nature's Year

by Beebe, C. William; with Fifty-two Full Page Illustrations by Walter King Stone

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Published
1906
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1906. Near Fine in original pictorial cloth binding, all edges gilt, slight rubs at corners and spine ends, prior owner name front end page. A quite lovely copy. . First Edition. Pictorial Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. Thick 8vo.
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image of (Early American Imprint)  Sermons of Hugh Blair, D.D. F.R.S. Ed. One of the Ministers of the High Church, and Professor of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres in the University, of Edinburgh.  Volume II

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Boston: I. Thomas and E. T. Andrews, 1792. In contemporary marbled calf, red morocco label with gilt lettering back, viii, 9-396 pp. Contains 28 sermons. Volume II only of the 2 volume set. Very Good, a few pages with marginal marks and notations in pencil, moderate toning throughout, boards rubbed, first front end page almost separated. The period ownership signature… Read more
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$450.00
image of History of the Old Cheraws: Containing an Account of the Aboriginies of the Pedee, the First White Settlement, Their Subsequent Progress, Civil Changes, the Struggle of the Revolution, and Growth of the Country Afterward, ... from About A.D.1730 to 1810

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New York: Richardson and Company , 1867. In original plum embossed cloth binding with pale yellow end papers, gilt lettering at spine dulled yet legible. Very Good, spine a bit sunned, hinges open yet holding quite well, small tears to cloth at head of spine. All four maps present and Fine. An unrestored copy in original binding, uncommon thus. From… Read more
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Handwritten Vaccination Certificate, Burlington, Iowa, 1901

by C. E. Barnes, (Dr.)

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Published
1901
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$125.00

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Burlington, Iowa: City of Burlington, 1901. One Page,Folded, 8" x 5 3/8", printed one side "Contagious Diseases - Certificate for Re-Admittance, Burlington, Iowa 188....", that side left blank. Verso in manuscript black ink- " Burlington, Ia. Sept. 20. '01 This will certify that I have this day vaccinated Horace W(?) Arnold W(?) Arthur W(?) Anna W(?) C.… Read more
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The Last Ninety Days of the War in North-Carolina

by Spencer, Cornelia Phillips

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Published
1866
Condition
Very Good Minus
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$400.00

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New York: Watchman Publishing Company, 1866. Very Good Minus in publisher's original brown cloth, dark brown end papers, 287, 4 pages publisher's ads. prior owner name in pencil on dark brown end papers, pencil inscription front white end page, 3/8" loss of cloth at head of spine, front hinge starting, cloth rubbed and faded, pages 12-13 with browned shadow from… Read more
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image of The Reader's Guide, Containing a Notice of the Elementary Sounds in the English Language; Instructions for Reading Both Prose and Verse, with Numerous Examples for Illustration, and Lessons for Practice

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Hartford, CT: Canfield and Robins, 1836. Very Good, bound in contemporary calf, boards rubbed, joints starting to open at top edge, closed tears at fore edge of front end page and title page, prior owner period inscription in ink front end page, repeated in pencil at title page, several pages with corner creases, lacking blank rear end pages, collated… Read more
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image of The Celebration of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Primitive Organization of the Congregational Church and Society, of Franklin, Connecticut, October 14th, 1868

The Celebration of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Primitive Organization of the Congregational Church and Society, of Franklin, Connecticut, October 14th, 1868

by Edited by Ashbel Woodward; Historical Sermon by Franklin C. Jones

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Published
1869
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$800.00

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New Haven: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, Printers, 1869. RARE in current commerce, a copy last seen at auction 1969 (RBH). 151 pages, 4 portraits, one folded map. Contains (pp. 46-48) Indian Names (in Connecticut) by J. Hammond Trumbull. Very Good Plus, light soiling and rubbing to cloth, some toning at end papers and associated with plates, a period newspaper clipping… Read more
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The Early Architecture of North Carolina; A Pictorial Survey with An Architectural History

by Johnson, Frances Benjamin; Waterman, Thomas Tileston

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Published
1941
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Limited and Numbered First Edition
Item Price
$300.00

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 1941. Limited and Numbered First Edition, # 165 of 900 copies printed, 850 of which were for sale. With the inked ownership inscription of The North Carolina Society for the Preservation of Architecture, Inc., which was existent from 1939-1974. Very Good Plus, toning associated with only the first few pages front… Read more
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image of Geographia Map Company's The Premier Street Map of Buffalo (NY) House Numbers - Transit Lines - Postal Zones - Street Index, Etc.

Geographia Map Company's The Premier Street Map of Buffalo (NY) House Numbers - Transit Lines - Postal Zones - Street Index, Etc.

by Gross, Alexander, F.R.G.S.,under the direction of

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Very Good
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$200.00

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New York: Geographia Map Company, Inc. No date, 2 digit zip code dates from 1943-1963, Worldcat lists this map 195?. Large folded map in attached protective folder, 9 1/2" x 4 1/2" , map opens to 40 1/4" x 26 3/4". Full color. Printed one side only. Includes index and inset of Niagara Falls and vicinity (10 1/4" x 7… Read more
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image of The Duty and Office of Justice of the Peace, and of Sheriffs, Coroners, Constables According to the Laws of the State of North Carolina. To Which is Added an Appendix, Containing the several Acts directing the Mode of recovering Debts...Second Edition

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Raleigh, NC: Printed by William Boylan, 1808. RARE. No institutional holdings noted at OCLC. A Good copy of the 2nd Edition, the 1st Haywood published 1800. Missing 1/2" of calf at top of spine, 1/2"-2" at bottom of spine, front board with 3" missing outer leather layer, rear paste down with scribbles in reddish pencil, front blank end… Read more
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1932 Map of Long Beach - Lyon Van and Storage Co.

by Noordwall & Son Mapmakers of Los Angeles

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Published
1932
Condition
Fine
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$250.00

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Los Angeles: Neuner Printing & Lithograph Co., 1932. SCARCE. Map of Long Beach, California printed by Neuner Printing, Los Angeles and done by Noordwall & Son Mapmakers of Los Angeles for Lyon Van & Storage Co. Folded size 7" x 3 3/4", opens to 21 3/4" x 14". With photos of Lyon Van's operations and procedures both sides. Fine,… Read more
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Drummond's Pictorial Atlas of North Carolina

by Drummond, Albert Y. (editor)

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Published
1924
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$600.00

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Charlotte, NC: Albert Y. Drummond, 1924. Presentation Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR, editor and publisher Albert Y. Drummond at front end page -" Joseph Hyde Pratt with the compliments of the author. Oct. 1924". SCARCE Association Copy, Col. Joseph Hyde Pratt (1870-1942) was a prominent North Carolina geologist, conservationist, and state and civic leader. In W.W, I he was… Read more
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Historical Collections of Virginia (Confederate States of America Association Copy)

by Howe, Henry

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Published
1845
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$800.00

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Charleston, SC: Babcock & Co., 1845. SCARCE Confederate States of Americas Association Copy, bearing the small bookplate and 2 signatures of William Cabell Rives (May 4, 1793 - April 25, 1868), a member of the First Families of Virginia who served in the U.S. House and Senate and two separate terms as U.S. Minister to France. He later served in… Read more
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Pictorial Pisgah A Forest Travelogue

by No Author

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Very Good
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$1,500.00

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North Carolina: (U.S. Forest Service) RARE travelogue from the early years of the Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina, no publisher (U.S. Forest Service), no date (circa 1918-1920 given date of construction of the Inn and date of automobile pictured). Suede over flexible boards (oblong) with tied leather cord, front cover title in gilt with inset original opaque watercolor painting… Read more
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History of the First Company Governor's Foot Guard, Hartford, Connecticut, 1771-1901

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Published
1902
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$500.00

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Hartford, CT: Hartford Press/ The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co., 1902. RARE, the 1902 First Edition, 208 pages, with "Compliments Major Louis R. Cheney Commanding Governor's First Company Foot Guard" slip tipped in at font end page. Very Good, faint damp stain and soiling front wrapper, small chips and short tears at spine ends, bottom half of page 41/42… Read more
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Three Mallards (Vintage Art Poster)

by Mason, Roy M.

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Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
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$75.00

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Philadelphia: Ketterlinus No Date, circa 1920s. 17"h x 22" w. Color lithograph reproduction of the original Roy M. Mason, N.A. watercolor titled "Three Mallards". Ketterlinus Publishing House was in business in Philadelphia from 1882-1932. Very Good, the poster has been rolledsmall edge creases, pinholes at corners, old tap residue verso that is invisible from front side. Well suited for… Read more
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