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The Eagle on the Plain
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The Eagle on the Plain

By Wolfson, Victor

New York: Simin and Schuter. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1947. Hardcover. 248 pp. Black cloth with gilt spine and front board lettering; bright with soft ends; slight discoloration on the pastdown, else fine. Dust jacket design by Sam Fisher. Not price clipped. Bright and clean with minor edge wear including tone and minute chips. Archival clear cover. Fictional story set in a village of "up-state" New York.; 8vo .

$13.50

Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Musicians: Robert Schumann (Vol. IX,  No. 5, November, 1901)
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Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Musicians: Robert Schumann (Vol. IX, No. 5, November, 1901)

By Hubbard, Elbert

East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters. Very Good. 1901. First Thus. Softcover. East Aurora, N.Y.,: Roycrofters, 1901. First Edition. [8], 103-124, [8] pp. With the as-issued portrait of Schumann by Florence Nosworth laid in. Original brown paper wrap printed in black and red with overhanging edges (yapp). Advertisements inside the front cover for the Little Journeys series of 1901 which included 12 titles. Title page ornately decorated in black; ornate initials throughout designed by Samuel Warner. Colophon, promotional blurbs including (the ever present) Pears' Soap follow the text. The back cover is an advert for the Little Journeys to the homes of English Authors, series in black and red ink. The endpages are heavily toned; edges unevenly opened with some short tears (one remains unopened); the cover edges are worn.; 8vo .

$9.00

ittle Journeys to the Homes of Great Musicians: Frederick Chopin (Vol.  VIII,  No. 3,March, 1901)
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ittle Journeys to the Homes of Great Musicians: Frederick Chopin (Vol. VIII, No. 3,March, 1901)

By Hubbard, Elbert

East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters. Near Fine. 1901. First Edition. Softcover. East Aurora, N.Y.,: Roycrofters, 1901. First Edition. [8], 55-84, [6] pp. Loose plate as issued of Chopin, signed "SW" (Samuel Warner). Original brown paper wrap printed in black and red with over hanging edges (yapp), bound with thread. Advertisements inside the front cover for the Little Journeys series of 1901 which included 12 titles. Title page ornately decorated in black with Chopin's name in red; ornate initials throughout "designed by Roycroft Artists". Colophon, promotional blurb for Grand Central Station, NY; Illumined Roycroft Mottoes and Pears' Soap follow the text. The former owner has penned her name neatly on ffep, which is heavily toned; the wrap edges are somewhat creased and there is a front panel crease along one corner; remains a near fine copy. "Roycroft was a reformist community of craft workers and artists which formed part of the Arts and Crafts movement in the United States. Elbert Hubbard founded the community in 1895, in the village of East Aurora, New York, near Buffalo. Participants were known as Roycrofters. The work and philosophy of the group, often referred to as the Roycroft movement, had a strong influence on the development of American architecture and design in the early 20th century." (Wikipedia) ; 8vo .

$9.00

The Ring-necked Duck in the Northeast
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The Ring-necked Duck in the Northeast

By Mendall, Howard

Orono, Maine: University Press. Very Good. 1958. Softcover. Pp xv, 317. B&W photographs. Maps. Graphs. Index. Original wraps VG with edge wear and soil. ; 8vo .

$9.00

The Famous Cookery Cookbook,
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The Famous Cookery Cookbook,

By Josephson, Gloria Agrin & Barney Josephson

New York: Horizon Press. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. A clean straight copy with general wear to all extremities. Dust jacket is also edge worn and dust soil. Price clipped. Barney Josephson was the proprietor of the legendary (and controversial) interracial New York City night clubs, Cafe Society Downtown and Cafe Society Uptown. He and his wife, Gloria, ran The Cookery, a jazz club in Greenwich Village together. Gloria Agrin Josephson was also a lawyer; she assisted in the unsuccessful defence at the notorious spy trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. ; 8.40 X 5.60 X 1 inches; 192 pp pages .

$45.00

Young 'Un
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Young 'Un

By Best, Herbert

New York: The Macmillan Co.. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. Exceptionaly nice copy. 271 pp. Edge worn green cloth with a brown title block. Corners lightly bumped. Dust Jacket remains bright but worn on the edges with chips on head and tail loosing part of the title/publisher. Now in an archival cover. ; 8vo .

$18.00

The White Mountain Cookbook
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The White Mountain Cookbook

By The White Mountain School Alumni

(White Mountain School Alumni Staff). Very Good. 1975. First Edition. Softcover. Green stiff paper with metal spiral binding, navy graphic cover art by T. Lyman. White Mountain is a boarding school in New Hampshire, this is a collection of recipies from alumni, parents, trustees, faculty, staff and students. Entries include donators name, title and/or year, the earliest found was '17 page 107. Designed in a horizontal layout for easier use. It was typed by alumni Jean Taylor, Lu Mowers and Martha Rizman Douglas, '63. Lukie Chapman Reilly, '53 designed the twelve title pages, and Anne Howell Armstrong, '58 created the sketches. Some moisture stains on the front cover, else an exceptionaly nice copy with some great recipies. Random examples: Kartoffel Klosse, Butterscotch Brownies, Ozark Pudding, Logan Bread, Spaghetti with Sage, Easiest-of-all Fried Chicken, Hoover's Hen, Artichokes with Mosseline Sauce, Penny Carrots (some penciled in notations) Southern Gingerbread. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$11.25

Maine, A State of Ruggedness
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Maine, A State of Ruggedness

By Cobb, Irvin S.

New York: George H. Doran Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. [Americana, Humor] The sixth of the American Guyed Book series. Pictorial cover, basic U.S. map outline, front to back, with canoeing characters two color, (pink & gray's to black on cream), paper over board, edges rubbed and ends soft. Matching Dust Jacket, in removable clear cover, edges worn, some fox spots and scuff. Cover, end papers and text illustrations by John T. McCutcheon, an American newspaper political cartoonist who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1932. Cobb was "once one of Americas top celebrities, he authored 60 books, America's highest payed journalist, and a star of radio and motion pictures." He was also a wiskey historian, and recieved votes for President from Washinton and Kentucky delagates at the Democratic Convention. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 55 pp. + [3] pages .

$30.00

A Catalogue of the Books in the H. H. Baxter Memorial Library of Rutland,  Vt
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A Catalogue of the Books in the H. H. Baxter Memorial Library of Rutland, Vt

By Library, Baxter Memorial

Baxter Memorial Library. Fine with no dust jacket. 1892. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). (General H. H. Baxter, ) Brown textured binding with bright gilt title in decorative type; glossy paper, pencil erasures ffep, frontispiece of the library with full tissue guard in place; ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$12.75

To This Day: the 300 Years of the New Hampshire Legislature
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To This Day: the 300 Years of the New Hampshire Legislature

By Anderson, Leon W.

Canaan, New Hampshire: Phoenix Pub. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1981. First Edition. Hardback. Signed by By Author; 091401675x . SIGNED by Author Anderson on the half title. Photo end pages. gift inscription on ffep. 401pages. Illustrated with photographs and facsimile. Anderson was a Concord newspaperman and legislative historian, he writes the first detailed history of a legislature ever published in the USA. Divided into three parts, each treating a century of legislative growth. The final section is Special Topics and includes: State Senate and Representative balance of power, special sessions, women legislators impact, effect of public lotteries and more. The dust jacket is worn on the edges folds with short closed tears; the price marked out. Now in an archival clear cover. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$11.25

The Rudy Vallee Story: My Time is Your Time
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The Rudy Vallee Story: My Time is Your Time

By Vale, Rudy & Gill McCann

N. Y.: Obolensky. Good in Good dust jacket. 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean bright copy. ; First ed. , first printing, blue cloth, 244 (pp) illustrated w black and white photos. Broken front hinge, repaired. DJ tattered edges, scuffed. Autobiography of one of the first, if not the first Crooner, certainly a Radio and eventually a movie star. Contains a photo of Vale, with Sid Graumann, autographing a star; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$7.50

Monadnock Journal
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Monadnock Journal

By Merrifield, Richard F.

Taftsville Vermont: The Countryman Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. 0914378090 . Clean bright copy. ; Vermont, 1975, green hardboard, clean and tight, inscription possibly from author signed "Uncle Dick" Yellow & red DJ, overall VG+ with some smudge marks and wear to corner tips and spine head. Merrifield finds the universal in the commonplace, and clues to immortality in the simple pleasures of being alive. His seasoned and evocative observations, epigrams, and aphorisms show the subtle continuity between living and writing.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$7.50

New Hampshire's Child: The Derry Journals of Lesley Frost
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New Hampshire's Child: The Derry Journals of Lesley Frost

By Frost, Lesley

Albany NY: State University Of New York Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. 0873950437 . Clean bright copy. ; A personal look into the Poet, Robert Frosts life via his daughter, Lesley. With notes and index by Lawrance Thompson and Arnold Grade.1 volume (unpaged) illustrations, facsimiles, color maps (on lining papers). DJ has the usual edge rubbs and dust soil and price clipped but a overall a solid copy. Over 500 journal entries along with Notes and an extensive "special' Index which contains sixteen topical subheads of primarily direct quotations from the journals. Numerous Illustrations. Reproduced in Facsimile are the farm journals of Lesley Frost, eldest daughter of Robert Frost. Beginning at age five in 1905 and maintained until 1909. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$7.50