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Chinatown Quest: The Life-Adventures of Donaldina Cameron

by Wilson, Carol Green

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Lippincott Books
Published
1931
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1931. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Wilson. Frontispiece photo of Cameron, who wandered the brothels and opium dens of San Francisco's Chinatown to rescue young Chinese girls from trafficking. Includes a chapter on War on the Tongs. With photographs. VG
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New York: Francis B. Felt & Co., 1871. First American Edition . Hardcover. Orange cloth, with crown and swords stamped in gold on front board, spine title gilt. 384 pp. Photographic frontispiece portrait of the author and his wife. With a scathing obituary of the author pasted to the recto of the rear flyleaf, and a… Read more
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$100.00
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Washington. The Man And The Mason

by Callahan, Charles H.

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Lippincott Books
Published
1913
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Near Fine
Edition
6th Edition
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$85.00

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Washington. D.C: Memorial Temple Committee of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial, 1913. 6th Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine. Quarto viii, 380 pp. Blue cloth, spine gilt, coat of arms gilt on front board. Color frontispiece portrait, numerous plates, facsimiles of letters, documents, maps. Near Fine
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Shaq Attaq!

by O'Neal, Shaquille

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Lippincott Books
Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781562827205
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$150.00

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New York: Hyperion, 1993. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Actually signed by O'Neal. This copy is hand signed by O'Neal on the first flyleaf in pen, in addition to the printed signature on the second flyleaf. Laid in is a flyer for the book signing at Walden Books in Orlando, Florida, and a copy of… Read more
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Hardcover. Very Good. Journal of the Department of History of the Presbyterian Church of America. Volume XVI No. 5-8. March-Dec 1935. 216 pp. Four complete issues bound in black buckram, with covers bound in, title gilt on spine. Includes a bibliography of the Rev. John Murray's published work and detailed accounts of… Read more
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$75.00
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Maine's Hall of Fame Vol. 2

by Cayford, John C.

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Lippincott Books
Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780941216432
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$25.00

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Brewer, Maine: Cay-Bel Publishing, 1993. First Edition . Soft cover. Near Fine. viii, 214 pp. Softcover. Stories of some of the memorable people of Maine, some famous and some infamous. Includes black and white photos and drawings. Near Fine. Includes: Thomas Danforth, Sir William Pepperell, Molly Phinney, Captain Wiliam McClellan, Nathan Lord, Captain Stephen… Read more
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Maine Men and Women in Southern California: A Volume Regarding the Lives of Maine Men and Women of Note and Substantial Achievement

by Porter, Florence Collins and Trask, Helen Brown

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Lippincott Books
Published
1913
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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Los Angeles, California: Kingsley, Mason & Collins, 1913. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 144 pp. Bound in red buckram, title gilt on spine. Numerous photos of Maine men and women, their homes and businesses. Slight spine slant, a little dampstaining on top edge of pages, else VG.
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Boston, 1892. First Edition . Hardcover. Good+. Published by the author. 215 pp. Red cloth, title gilt on front board. Frontispiece photograph portrait of the author. The original owner has written in pencil on front free end paper, "Bought Sept 19-1892 Ordered through J Atwood & Co Boston". Some soiling on front and… Read more
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Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1892. Hardcover. Very Good. viii, 601 pp. Red cloth, title gilt on spine and front board. Whitney, an Illinois lawyer, was a friend and political ally of Lincoln before he became President. In this memoir, he recalls his time with Lincoln on the Illinois court circuit and during the first Presidential campaign.… Read more
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$250.00
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From Corsair to Riffian

by Anderson, Isabel

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Lippincott Books
Published
1927
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1927. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. xx, 209 pp. The author's trip through Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia in a six-wheeled Renault desert motor car. With numerous photographs. The front flap of the dust jacket includes publisher's price. VG+ in VG dust jacket.
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Santayana: The Later Years: A Portrait with Letters

by Cory, Daniel

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Lippincott Books
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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New York: George Braziller, 1963. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. 330 pp. Review Copy. The publishers included a glossy print of a photograph of Santayana with the author in Rome which is laid in along with the review slip. Dust jacket has some foxing on panel edges.
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The International Yearbook and Statesmen's Who's Who 1960

by Pine, L. G

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Lippincott Books
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Eighth Annual Edition
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$75.00

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London & New York: Burke's Peerage Ltd., 1960. Eighth Annual Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 1566 pp. Some advertising and Specimen Questionaire which would be the basis for inclusion in the Ninth (1961) edition. Includes addendum and indices. Oversize book: overseas and Canadian customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request… Read more
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Dictionary of Canadian Biography Volume II!: 1741-1770

by Cook, Ramsay & Hamelin, Jean

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Lippincott Books
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802033147
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1974. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. 782 pp. Includes general bibliography and index. Dustjacket missing a 1/2" piece from back panel, otherwise very good. Oversize book: overseas and Canadian customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at… Read more
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Dictionary of Canadian Biography Volume XIII: 1901-1910

by Cook, Ramsay & Hamelin, Jean

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Lippincott Books
Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802039989
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$65.00

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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1994. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 1295 pp. Includes general bibliography and nominal index. Dustjacket has one mug shaped stain and a torn corner. Oversize book: overseas and Canadian customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost.… Read more
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Dictionary of Canadian Biography Volume XI: 1881-1890

by Cook, Ramsay & Hamelin, Jean

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Lippincott Books
Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802033192
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$75.00

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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1974. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 1092 pp. Includes general bibliography and index. With two page publisher's letter and a copy of a 1982 review from the Globe and Mail laid in. Oversize book: overseas and Canadian customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a… Read more
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Dictionary of Canadian Biography Volume I: 1000-1700

by Cook, Ramsay & Hamelin, Jean

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Lippincott Books
Published
1966
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802031426
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$75.00

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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1966. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 755 pp. Includes general bibliography and index. Oversize book: overseas and Canadian customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost.
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Dictionary of Canadian Biography Volume II: 1701-1740

by Cook, Ramsay & Hamelin, Jean

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Lippincott Books
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802032409
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1969. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. 759 pp. Includes general bibliography and index. Dustjacket missing a 1" diagonal piece of lower front corner, otherwise very good. Oversize book: overseas and Canadian customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will… Read more
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Dictionary of Canadian Biography Volume XI1: 1891-1900

by Cook, Ramsay & Hamelin, Jean

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Lippincott Books
Published
1990
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802034601
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1990. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 1305 pp. Includes general bibliography and index. Oversize book: overseas and Canadian customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost.
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When I Was a Child

by Markino, Yoshio

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Published
1913
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Very Good
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$125.00

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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1913. Hardcover. Very Good. xii, 281, [1] pp. With frontispiece, 11 half-tone photographic plates, and 18 line drawings in text. The author describes life growing up in Japan in the 19th century, including a chapter on the 1891earthquake from which he narrowly escaped death. Very Good, slight spine… Read more
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Dictionary of Literary Biography. Volume 2: American Novelists Since World War II

by Helterman, Jeffrey and Layman, Richard

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Lippincott Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780810309142
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$20.00

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Farmington Hills, Michigan: Gale / Cengage Learning, 1978. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. xi, 557 pp. Biographical sketches of 80 writers who began writing after 1945, or whose most significant work was done after that date. Each entry has a complete (through 1978) bibliography. Corners bumped, and spine slightly slanted.
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