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The Vermont Historical Gazetteer, Vol 4

By Abby Maria Hemenway (ed)

Very Good HC, ex-library. Well rebound in dark green cloth, gilt letters on spine. Bright, clean covers & spine; tightly bound except final text page (list of US pensioners & In Memoriam page) which is tape repaired and laid in - all text legible; small library number on front paste down - no other library marks (none exterior); slight age darkening to some pages and occasional light foxing; supple pages; clean interior. Covers: Washington County and Town of Swanton & Town of Hubbardton. Includes: Calais, Montpelier, Northfield, Plainfield, Warren, Worcester, Waitsfield, much more. 8vo, 1200 pp.

$350.00

Woodrow Wilson: The Man, His Times, and His Task

By William Allen White

2nd printing. Black cloth over boards, gilt titles. Lightly scuffed, square covers; small light-colored stains on front cover; faded on spine, titles dulled; rubbed at spine head; worm hole at text block fore edge of last 30 pp, text not affected. 8vo, 527 pp; index; illustrated with photos.

$4.50

Roger Wolcott

By William Lawrence

1st printing. Near Fine HC, no DJ. Dark blue ungrained cloth over boards with gilt letters and Mass. state seal. Bright, clean covers & spine; faintly rubbed at spine end corners; tightly bound; crisp, clean interior; some leaves unopened at fore edges. 12mo, 238 pp; illustrated.

$15.00

The Vermont Historical Gazetteer, Vol 2

By Abby Maria Hemenway (ed)

Very Good HC; ex-library. Well rebound in dark green cloth, gilt letters on spine. Bright, clean covers & spine; tightly bound; small library number on front paste down - no other library marks (none exterior); slight age darkening to some pages and occasional light foxing; supple pages; clean interior. Covers: Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille & Orange Counties. Includes: churches, natural history, political information, military, Enosburgh, Sheldon, St. Albans, Georgia, Highgate, Stowe, Johnson, North & South Hero, Wolcott, Brookfield, Newbury, Bradford, Fairlee, Randolph, Tunbridge, much more. 8vo, 1200 pp.

$350.00

Sketch of the Life of James G. Birney

By William Birney

Good pamphlet. Clean, lightly scuffed covers; small areas of paper lift at head and tail of spine and on adjacent covers (from tape removal); 2 small pens marks on front cover; small stamp 'Athenaeum' on front cover; vertical crease across front cover; tightly bound; clean interior. Bound in at front is a notice of author's intent to publish a history of the Slave Power in U.S. and requesting that those with books or pamphlets on slavery contact author if they wished to sell. At rear is bibliography of James Birney's work showing he was writing anti-slavery tracts from 1833 on. 16mo, 32 pp.

$31.50

Don Emilio Castelar

By David Hannay (Jeyes, ed)

1st edition. Good+ HC, no DJ. Ex-library. Red cloth over boards, gilt letters; untrimmed fore and tail edges; tissue-guarded frontispiece. Clean covers; small paper label at lower spine; tightly bound; blind embossed stamp on title page; library matter ghosts on rear end papers; clean interior. Cf, OCLC #2080185. 12mo, 239 pp.

$42.50

A Woman's Part in a Revolution

By Mrs. John [Natalie] Hays Hammond

1st edition. Dark blue cloth over boards, gilt letters & rules. Clean, lightly scuffed covers & spine; small, slightly faded spot at front top edge; light rubbing at spine ends; tightly bound; owner name on front free end paper; light foxing on some prelim pages and occasionally in text. 16mo, 144 pp.

$98.50