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Twelve Years a Slave : Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841 and Rescued in 1853 from a Cotton Plantation Near the Red River in Louisiana

By Northup, Solomon

Auburn: Derby and Miller. Fair with no dust jacket. 1853. Hardcover. Dark brown cloth with gilt spine titles. Cover edges are worn through and spine ends are missing about 1/4" to 1/2". Very light foxing throughout. Pencil match computations on front endpapers. One signature of 10 leaves is slightly pulled but still secure in the binding. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 336 pages .

$2000.00

From Julia Child's Kitchen
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From Julia Child's Kitchen

By Child, Julia

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. 0394480716 . Inscribed by both Julia and Paul Child on free endpaper. "To Janet for Christmas - 1975, Julia Child, Paul Child." There is a small round light stain at the bottom of the free endpaper with same stain pattern on opposite page. There is a slight concave curve to the spine and a slight bit of wear at the bottom of the spine. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 687 pages; Signed by Author .

$360.00

COLD : A Multi-media Novel and CD (book/CD set)

By Carson, A. D.

Mahomet IL: Mayhaven Publishing. New. 2011. First Edition. Softcover. New book with shrink-wrapped CD. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 221 pages .

$25.00

Journal of the Illinois Historical Society / Vol. 101, No. 3-4 / Fall-Winter 2008 (Lincoln Bicentennial Issue 1809-2009)

Illinois State Historical Society. Very Good+. 2009. Softcover. Pages 209 to 422. Unread copy although very minor cover wear present. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$10.00

Private Thoughts in Rhyme

By Ayers, Peggy L.

Self. New. 2010. First Edition. Softcover. 9781449547967 . Author is from Decatur, Illinois. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 51 pages .

$12.00

Lincoln's Soldiers Marched : From Harristown, Illinois

By Ball, Thelma

Kalamazoo MI: 360 Digital Books. New with no dust jacket. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by author on front free-endpaper. Errata index laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 60 pages; Signed by Author .

$35.00

Journal of the Illinois Historical Society / Vol. 102, No. 3-4 / Fall-Winter 2009

Springfield IL: Illinois State Historical Society. New. 2010. Softcover. Pages numbered from 229 - 492. ; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$10.00

Lincoln's Soldiers Marched : From Niantic, Illinois

By Ball, Thelma L.

Kalamazoo MI: 360 Digital Books. New with no dust jacket. 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by author on front free-endpaper. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 153 pages; Signed by Author .

$35.00

Lincoln's Soldiers Marched : From White Hall, Illinois

By Ball, Thelma L.

Kalamazoo MI: 360 Digital Books. New with no dust jacket. 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by author on front free-endpaper. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 143 pages; Signed by Author .

$40.00

The Universal Exposition Beautifully Illustrated (St. Louis World's Fair)

By Reid, Robert A. (editor) with Goerz Lens photography

St. Louis MO: Official Photographic Company. Very Good-. 1904. Softcover. Heavy paper covers are chipped along edges and split 2" at spine top. Cord-tied binding. Contents are very good. ; Also included with this item are five large 8x10 original contact photos taken at the Exposition. These photos were found laid in loose with the book. One of the photos is a view taken from some height of a parade around a plaza. This photo is marked as copyrighted by the Louisiana Purchase Exposition. The other four photos appear to be of a group of 15-20 individuals visiting the Exposition after a heavy snowfall -- the group in fancy attire is playing in the snow with sleds with well-know Exposition structures in the background. ; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$75.00

Grandeurs of the Universal Exposition at St Louis : An Official Book of Beautiful Engravings Illustrating the World's Fair of 1904

By Reid, Robert A. (editor)

St. Louis MO: Official Photographic Company. Very Good-. 1904. Some chipping and tearing of spine. One page appears to have been re-inserted. A nice copy. ; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$50.00

Racconti E Novelle (Volume Secondo) (Short Stories and Novellas)

By Maupassant, Guy De

Roma. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1968. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Illustrations by Toulouse Lautrec. Small 4to. Jacket is soiled and has a 2" tear on back. Italian text. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 602 pages .

$25.00

Bird's-Eye View of the Netherlands

By Scholte, Henrik

Amsterdam: Van Holkema & Warendorf. Very Good with no dust jacket. N.D.. Hardcover. Aerial photos of cities and countryside. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 72 pages .

$15.00

Washington : a Not Too Serious History

By Brown, George Rothwell

Baltimore MD: Norman Publishing. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Spine is faded. Bookplate. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall .

$40.00

Historic Sites Survey Mifflin County, Pennsylvania

Mifflin Count Planning Commission. Very Good. 1978. Softcover. Owner's inscription. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .

$25.00

A History of McVeytown Borough and Bratton and Oliver Townships

Very Good. 1976. First Edition. Softcover. Several small stain spots on front cover. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .

$20.00

Revidere 1948 (Germantown High School, Philidelphia)

Very Good with no dust jacket. 1948. Hardcover. Clean copy without notes or autographs. Slight darkening to cover edges. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .

$25.00