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In the Catskills: Selections From the Writings of John Burroughs

by Burroughs, John

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1910
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1910. A lovely fresh copy in decorative green cloth, top edge gilt, illustrated with photographs. Near Fine, no jacket, prior owner pleasant gift inscription front end page, gilt at spine a touch dimmed, spots of toning seemingly associated with tissue guards at plates. . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more
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Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls, or War on the White Slave Trade

by Bell, Ernest A.

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1910
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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(Chicago): G. S. Ball , 1910. Bound in contemporary half crushed morocco over marbled boards, marbled edges. Very Good, edges of boards rubbed, front hinge just starting approx. top 1". 481 p., [32] p. of plates. . First Edition. Half Morocco. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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History of Bridge Engineering

by Tyrrell, Henry Grattan

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Published
1911
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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Chicago: The Author, 1911. Presentation Copy, inscribed at title page -"Given to you by the son of the author ( see page 4)" and with the name stamp of Henry G.K. Tyrrell at title page. Very Good, rebound in later green cloth boards, paper label at spine, front hinge cracked and holding nicely, rear hinge just starting. Profusely illustrated with… Read more
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"IF" for Girls; A Gift Book

by McEvoy, J. P.; Suggested by Kipling's "IF"

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Published
1926
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$350.00

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Minneapolis, Minnesota: The Buzza Company, 1926. RARE. IN ORIGINAL COLOR PICTORIAL BOX, color pictorial two part cardboard box with the book's front cover design repeated on the box top, the box Near Fine, small rubs at corners and 1" rub along bottom edge. Book is Fine. with illustrated title page, unpaginated and pages uncut, 5 full page illustrations each… Read more
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Hayne's New Guide and Motorists' Complete Road Log of Yellowstone National Park

by Haynes, J. E.

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Published
1927
Condition
Fine
Edition
Thirty-eighth Edition
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$100.00

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Saint Paul, MN: J. E. Haynes, Publisher, 1927. Fine, with Fine fold-out map at rear, and uncommon thus. Prior owner name and address front paste down, with the names and cities of "the good Scouts with whom I saw Yellowstone" written verso rear end page. Revised Edition Approved by The National Park Service. . Thirty-eighth Edition . Flexible Leather. Fine/No… Read more
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The James Way; A book showing how to build and equip a practical up to date Dairy Barn . Catalogue 17, 1914

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Published
1915
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
17th Edition
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$500.00

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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin: The James Manufacturing Co., 1915. RARE. paginated 5-255, with numerous black and white photographs and blue and white building plans. Original paper covered boards, printed paper label with cow front cover, Near Fine, 1/4" loss of paper at head of spine, small rub tail of spine, light soiling and slight bow to boards. Great product pictures, a… Read more
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A Manual of the Ornithology of the United States and of Canada; The Land Birds

by Nuttall, Thomas

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Published
1832
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Hilliard and Brown, 1832. SCARCE. First Edition, 1832, a second volume The Water Birds, was published separately by Hilliard and Brown in 1834. Bound in contemporary full calf, gilt back with black label, marbled end papers.About Very Good, triangular chip to calf at head of spine, label with about 50% loss, boards rubbed, front hinge just starting yet… Read more
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A Familiar Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Masonic Jurisprudence

by Simons, John W.

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Published
1869
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
Early Printing
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$300.00

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New York: Masonic Publishing and Manufacturing Co., 1869. vi, paginated 9-319, 4 pp. publishers ads. Dated 1864 copyright page, 1869 title page. Very Good Plus in publishers embossed brown cloth, gilt lettering at spine. Lettering at spine faded yet still legible, spine and front cover lightened from sun, two small spots to fore edge. SCARCE Masonic treatise. . Early Printing.… Read more
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The Principles of Breeding: or, Glimpses at the Physiological Laws Involved in the Reproduction and Improvement of Domestic Animals

by Goodale, S.L.

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Published
1861
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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Boston: Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Company, 1861. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page - "To Hon. Simon Brown with the regards of The Author". Simon Brown was the 21st Lt. Governor of Massachusetts, serving from 1855-56. He was also a printer and publisher, including of the New England Farmer. Simon Brown's signature in pencil at top edge… Read more
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A New Pictograph Autobiography of Sitting Bull ( with Seven Plates )

by Praus, Alexis A.

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Published
1955
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Printing
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$100.00

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Washington, D.C.: The Smithsonian Institution , 1955. SCARCE. 4 pp. text with 7 plates. Very Good Plus, small corner creases, small smudges margin of text pages. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 123, No.6 (Publication 4180). . First Printing. Stapled Pictorial Wrappers. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Complete Records of World's Heavyweight Boxing Champions Illustrated

by Sullivan, Alex (Editor)

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Published
1941
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
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$100.00

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New York: Alex Sullivan, 1941. First Printing, date from internal evidence of Joe Louis' last figh June,t 1941. Very Good, small scrape top edge front wrapper, front wrapper a touch faded, faded seller's stamp top edge front cover. 64 pp. with numerous black and white photographs of heavyweight boxing legends. SCARCE. . First Printing. Pictorial Stapled Wrappers. Very Good/No Jacket,… Read more
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The Black Panther. Black Community News Service - Vol. IIII, No. 1, Saturday, December 6, 1969

by Newton, Huey P.

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Published
1969
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Printing
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$200.00

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San Francisco: Black Panther Party, 1969. Iconic front cover of Huey P. Newton, Minister of Defese, Black Panther Party. Feature article "Huey P. Newton to the R.N.A" (Republic of New Africa). Rear cover features full-page artwork by Emory Douglas. Very Good Plus, slight age toning, a few small edge tears, center folded as issued. . First Printing. Newsprint.… Read more
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"Morris Goes to the Movies" 1991 MORRIS ( the Cat ) Calendar

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Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$50.00

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No Place: Star-Kist, Inc. , 1991. Advertising calendar for the year 1991. Fine, 13" w x 11" h with spiral binding. The twelve months each with a different picture. Morris the Cat became the advertising mascot for 9Lives brand cat food in 1968. One of the most successful campaigns in advertising history, his successors are still featured in the… Read more
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"Morris for President" 1988 MORRIS ( the Cat ) Calendar

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Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$50.00

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No Place: Star-Kist, Inc. , 1988. Advertising calendar for the year 1988. Fine, 12" w x 11" h with spiral binding. The twelve months each with a different picture and one page of manufacturer's coupons. Morris the Cat became the advertising mascot for 9Lives brand cat food in 1968. One of the most successful campaigns in advertising history, his successors… Read more
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"Morris Goes to Hollywood " 1989 MORRIS ( the Cat ) Calendar

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$50.00

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No Place: Star-Kist, Inc. , 1989. Advertising calendar for the year 1989. Fine, 12" w x 11" h with spiral binding. The twelve months each with a different picture. Morris the Cat became the advertising mascot for 9Lives brand cat food in 1968. One of the most successful campaigns in advertising history, his successors are still featured in the… Read more
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Avant-Garde; Complete Set, 14 Issues

by Ginzburg, Ralph (Editor)

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Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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New York: Avant-Garde Media,, 1968. A complete 14 issue set of this influential counter-culture magazine, the first issue published in January 1968, the last in June 1971. Very Good to Near Fine, 7 of the issues with minor wear at spine ends, some with light foxing to covers, the thin magazines with slight waviness. Includes the iconic John Lennon, Marilyn… Read more
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Hill and Country Songs

by Grandpa Jones, Star of Grand Ole Opry

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Published
1954
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: Tannen Music, Inc. , 1954. SIGNED by Grandpa Jones in ink on front cover. Born Louis Marshall Jones (1913-1998) in Kentucky, Grandpa Jones cut his first country music recording in 1943 with Merle Travis. By 1946 he was appearing on the Grand Ole Opry, and later he was a fixture on the TV show "Hee Haw". Near Fine,… Read more
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Revolting News, Number 2, Summer (1970)

by Kupferberg, Tuli; Kenfield, Lannes

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Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
Item Price
$200.00

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New York: The Revolting News, 1970. RARE. Worldcat notes 1 copy, of No.1, in the New York Public Library system. Issued on newsprint, front cover printed in green and pink. At least two issues printed, this the second, dated Summer 1970. Founded by Tuli Kupferberg, Lannes Kenfield, Elizabeth Craig, Kathryn Kramer, Pearl Nowygrod et al. Near Fine, even browning,… Read more
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The Playboy Philosophy, Parts I- IV, Installments 1-22, Plus Installments 23-25; The Complete Issue in 25 Installment

by Hefner, Hugh

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Published
1962
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$200.00

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Chicago: HMH Publishing Co., Inc. , 1962. RARE, the complete set of 25 installments. Part I, Installment 1-7, Part II, Installment 8-12, Part III, Installment 13-18, Part IV, Installment 19-22, Installments 23-25 each separate, stapled at top corner.. Index for parts I through IV included at the end of Part IV. These 25 installments reprinted and published as… Read more
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Original Ladies Day - Book of Poems Clipped from Newspapers

by Johnson, Betsy ?

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Published
1819
Condition
Good
Item Price
$600.00

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Newburyport, MA: No Publisher, 1819. Original hand-made book, front cover reads "Day-Book B" in contemporary embossed calf, 13" x 8 1/2", containing 32 pp. with both sides covered with pasted-in poems clipped from newspapers of the time, approx. 6-8 per page. Most are likely from the Newburyport Daily Herald, as there is a partial page from that newspaper laid in.… Read more
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