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Following the Equator; A Journey Around the World

by Twain, Mark

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Published
1897
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$80.00

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Hartford, Connecticut: The American Publishing Company, 1897. 712pp. Blue cloth with pictorial pasteon, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, illustrated throughout. Wear and scuffing mainly along spine, text is clean and the binding is tight, former owner's name on front free endpaper. Number 11 at bottom of page 161. A sound copy.. First Edition.… Read more
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An Unexpected Acquaintance

by Twain, Mark

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Published
1904
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1904. 18pp. Printed wraps. Light wear and light soiling to covers, contents are clean. A later copy of the First Edition with 1904 date on copyright page. An excerpt reprinted from Twain's "A Tramp Abroad", published 19 1880.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" -… Read more
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New York: J. & J. Harper, 1832. xv, 335pp. Original green boards with paper spine label. Front board detached but present, rear board tender but holding, spine missing one inch piece at top, paper label heavily worn and chipped, dampstaining to some margins, foxing mainly to first and last few pages, Maryland Historical Society bookplate on front pastedown.… Read more
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$300.00
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Journal of Voyages: Containing an Account of the Author's Twice Being Captured By the English and Once By Gibbs the Pirate;

by Dunham, Jacob

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Published
1850
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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New York: Published for the Author, 1850. 243pp. Brown embossed cloth, gilt spine decoration, 10 of 12 plates. Covers worn and heavily faded, contents age-yellowed, occasional foxing and smudge, prear endpaper missing, binding is tender but holding. Howes D-567.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Philade;phia: J.T. Lloyd, 1860. 295pp plus 52pp of Captain M'Clintock's "A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and His Companions" bound together at end. Brown embossed boards, gilt spine lettering. Spine ends and corners chipped, spine slighty dulled, partial cracking to inner front hinge, tanning and scattered foxing throughout, owner's name and address… Read more
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$150.00
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Lucy On the Mountains (School Library Vol. XIX))

by (Abbott, Jacob)

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Published
1842
Condition
Very Good
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$30.00

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Boston: Thomas H. Webb & Co., 1842. 180pp. Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt spine lettering and decoration. A very sound copy, very slight rubbing of corners, small spot on front endpapers, text is clean and binding is tight. Uncommonly titled "Lucy On the Mountains" on title page, unlike the more common "Lucy Among the Mountains." . Hard… Read more
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New York: L. Nichols & Co. For Evert Duyckinck, 1801. 359pp. Contemporary calf, leather spine label, text is tanned and lightly foxed throughout, endpapers, frontispiece and title page partially dampstained, clean tears to 4 or 5 pages with no loss of text. Despite the above shortcomings, the text is complete and very readable, and the binding is tight.… Read more
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$75.00
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Woodcraft

by Fagans, Philip D. (Editor)

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Published
1933
Condition
Very Good
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$50.00

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New York: The University Society, 1933. 382pp. Green cloth, black lettering and decoration. A very nice ex-library copy, unworn and apparently unread. Stamps on endpapers are only ex-library marks, contents are clean, and binding is tight.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Gem of the Mines; A Thrilling Narrative of California Life.

by Frost, Mrs. J. Blakeslee

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Published
1866
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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$135.00

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Hartford, Conn: J. Blakeslee Frost, 1866. 276pp. Brown cloth. Covers edgeworn, spine chipped at head and tail, dampstaining to preliminary pages and last few pages, text is age-toned and there are a few spots and smudges in some margins, the binding is tight. An uncommon book relating the author's observations during her residence of 5 years… Read more
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1853. 624pp. Brown blindstamped cloth, gilt spine lettering. Edgewear and chipping to cover and spine, rear board split but holding, Contents are browned and foxed, bookseller's blindstamp on front endpapers and title page, pencilled notes on rear endpaper, text is complete. Author's travel to South America, South Sea Islands, Australia… Read more
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Philadelphia: H.C.Peck & Theo. Bliss, 1857. 299pp. Brown blind-stamped boards, gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Chipping to head and tail of spine and edgewear to boards, endpapers missing, soiling to preliminaries and last, but text is otherwise quite clean, with only very occasional foxing. Heavily illustrationed throughout.. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" -… Read more
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Lowell: Daniel Bixby, 1834. 150pp. Fourth edition. Leather backed marbled boards. Covers and spine are worn, hinges cracked, front free endpaper missing, pages 66-68 and 149-150 laid-in in facsimile, a few pages slightly loose but holding, contents are age-toned and occasionally dampstained, but text is mostly complete. Howes J-153.. Hard Cover. Fair. 16mo - over 5¾"… Read more
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$95.00
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Philade;phia: H.C. Bliss &Theo. Bliss, 1856. 300pp. Green embossed boards, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, illustrated throughout. Corners worn, spine ends chipped, contents foxed and occasionally stained, pages 209-212 are bound upside down, front free endpaper missing, some illustrations have been hand-colored, the binding is tight and the book is very readable.. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket.… Read more
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$25.00
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Rocky Mountain Adventures,

by Bryant, Edwin

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Condition
Very Good
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$20.00

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New York: Hurst & Co. 452pp. No date circa 1890. Brown cloth, black and gilt ornamentation. Boards are in almost like new condition, contents are age-toned but very clean and unmarked, some splitting to front endpapers. Binding is tight. Exciting adventures in the wild west.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" -… Read more
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The Coral Island : A Tale of the Pacific Ocean

by Ballantyne, Robert Michael

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Published
1869
Condition
Fair
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$35.00

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London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1869. 438pp. Green cloth, decorative spine with gilt lettering, engraved frontispiece and vignette title page. Covers are worn and scuffed, joints and hinges splitting but holding, preliminary pages foxed and text lightly foxed, endpapers missing, number written on pastedown, illustrations present and all with tissue-guards, and text is complete.. Hard Cover. Fair/No… Read more
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Secret Life of a Secret Agent; The Strange Training and Adventures of a Man Whose Work Was Melodrama

by Lanier, Henry Wysham

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Published
1938
Condition
Good
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$15.00

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1938. 307p. Red cloth, silver spine lettering. Light soiling to cover edges, binding is tight, staining to front endpapers, endpapers darkened and contents mildly toned. Ownership information on front free endpaper in pencil. Pictorial dust jacket is worn along folds and edges and lightly soiled. original $2.50 price still present..… Read more
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Round the World

by Kingston, H. G.

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Published
1875
Condition
Good
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$15.00

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1875. 444p. Brown stamped covers, gilt spine lettering, frontispiece with tissue-guard. Edgeworn and mildly soiled, some internal separation but holding, text is toned but unmarked. Illustrations by John Andrew.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.
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The Life and Adventures of Christopher Carson the Celebrated Rocky Mountain Hunter, Trapper, and Guide

by Burdett, Charles

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Published
1860
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$60.00

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Philadelphia: G.G. Evans, 1860. 374pp, 22pp ads, 6 engraved plates including frontispiece. Original brown cloth. Covers and spine faded and edgeworn, several small spots on rear board, head and tail of spine lightly chipped. Front hinge endpaper split but binding is firm and tight, contents are age-toned and there is occasional foxing (mainly in margins), occasional… Read more
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Through Five Republics on Horseback: Being an Account of Many Wanderings in South America

by Ray, G. Whitfield

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Published
1925
Condition
Good
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$15.00

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Cleveland, Ohio: C. Hauser, 1925. 305pp. Green pictorial cover, gilt lettering. Light wer to edges, spine sunned, gift inscription on front pastedown, text is mildly toned. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on front free endpaper, photo illustrations.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.
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How John Norton the Trapper Kept His Christmas

by Murray, W.H.H.

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Published
1885
Condition
Good
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$25.00

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Author's Publication, 1885. 99p. Printed wraps. Cover is evenly darkened (light soil), edges chipped and corners creased, chipping to lower spine but is mostly intact. Contents are age-toned and a few pages are very lightly corner chipped. Condition has held up quite well for this book. A warm Christmas story in the Adirondacks. Murray wrote… Read more
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