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Phillips Brooks Appointment Calendar - 1943

by Samuel Ward (Publisher0

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Published
1943
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Very Good
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Boston: Samuel Ward, 1943. White stiff cardboard stock, brown and gilt lettering and decoration to front cover, unpaginated. One month printed on each side of 6 boards attached with silk tie. LIght wear and age toning. Many daily appointments entered by a very socially busy former owner. At the bottom of each month is stated ;… Read more
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Boston: Keith's Music Publishing House, 1844. 48pp. Printed wraps. Cover and contents are age-darkened, chipped, partially damp-stained, 3 separate leaves partially torn away with some loss of text, however most music and lyrics are intact and readable. An early example of temperance songs sung at temperance meetings. Amusing lyrics.. Soft Cover. Poor. Oblong 24mo. Sheet Music.… Read more
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The Official Guidebook of Colonial Williamsburg

by Colonial Williamsburg

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Published
1951
Condition
Near Fine
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$15.00

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Williamsburg, Virginia: Colonial Williamsburg, 1951. 96pp, color folding map. Printed cloth copied from and eighteenth-century fabric owned by Colonial Williamsburg. Illustrated throughout, laid-in is a notice describing the cover fabric. Book is in very sound condition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Albert Koch. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Valentine's Manual of Old New York 1927

by Brown, Henry Collins (Editor)

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Published
1926
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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New York: Valentine's Manual, Inc., 1926. 394pp. Blue cloth, gilt lettering and decoration. Covers are in clean and sound contition, slight dampstain to rear endpaper and last 2 leaves, contents are otherwise very clean, binding is tight. Dust jacket is lightly soiled and edge-chipped, and is tape reinforced on inside. A nice copy.. First Edition. Hard… Read more
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Connecticut Agriculture. List of Farms For Sale. 1914

by State of Connecticut Board of Agriculture

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Published
1914
Condition
Good
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Hartford: Board of Agriculture, 1914. 168pp. Pictorial wraps. Front cover barely attached, spine half missing, contents are clean and unmarked. A listing of farms for sale arranged by county. The towns and cities are listed alphabetically and each includes a detailed description of every farm for sale including buildings, water supply, crops, roads, asking price, distance… Read more
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The Waterbury Record ; More Vermont Memories

by Duffus, R.L.

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Published
1959
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$12.00

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1959. 272p. Blue boads. Very slight rubbing to spine ends, text is clean and binding is sound. Unclipped dust jacket has a few chips and tears (longest a 4 inch corner tear, tape repaired). Reminiscences by the author about life in a small Vermont town.. First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Boston: Sampson, Davenport, & Co., 1885. 182p, folding map. Brown cloth, gilt spine lettering. Fading mainly to spine, text is yellowed, staining to margins of first 7 leaves, folding map has several clean tears along folds, some extending beyond folds. Map is otherwise quite fresh looking. Binding is tight, owner's name and date (1885) on front… Read more
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Barnum Festival; First Annual Celebration in Honor of the Great Phineas Taylor Barnu,

by Partridge, Bellamy and Fitton, Clifford W.

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Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
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$15.00

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Bridgeport, CT, 1949. 44p. unpaginated. Yellow card stock wrapper. Light soil to cover and mild toning to contents. Souvenir program of the first Barnum Festival, illustrated. Laid-in is a Festival bulletin listing some of the events taking place during the Festival from June 10-14, 1949.. Soft Cover. Very Good. Oblong 8vo.
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Philadelphia: Jos. McDowel (McDowell), 1834. 35pp. Stitched wraps, green spine. Moderate foxing and some dog-eared corners, some pages loose at bottom but holding, several comments in margins regarding the weather; overall a sound copy.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A Sermon Delivered at Mason, July 18, 1805, at the Funeral of Mr. Luther Lawrence, Son of Stephen Lawrence, Esq. Aged 20 Years.

by Hill, Ebenezer

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Published
1805
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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$9.00

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Amherst, N.H.: Joseph Cushing, 1805. 22pp. Stitched phamphlet. Chipped along left margin, occasional light spotting, rear cover missing, text is complete. This is the original first printing from 1805, not a recent publication.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Leavitt's Farmer's Almanack (Almanac)

by Leavitt, Dudley

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Published
1865
Condition
Good
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Concord, NH: Edson C. Eastman, 1865. 46pp. Vol. LXIX. Stitched wraps with string tie. Dog ears and moderate staining, rear page torn but no loss of text. Articles include "Experiment with the Potatoe" [sic] and "Surface Application of Manure".. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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New York: Frederic A. Brady, 1864. 312pp. Blind stamped black boards with gilt stamped decoration to front cover. Covers and frontispiece detached but present, backstrip missing, owner's name, bookplate and pencil notations on front pastedown, bookplate of Military Historical Society of Massachusetts on rear pastedown, text is mildly age-toned, edges darkened, but text is otherwise quite sound and… Read more
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My Old Kentucky Home

by Foster, Stephen Collins

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Published
1892
Condition
Good
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$18.00

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Philadelphia: The Ladies' Home Journal, 1892. 32pp+frontispiece. Grey thick cardboard covers, taped spine. Book has been rebound using a heavy cardboard stock, cellophane taped spine. Boards are lightly soiled and scuffed. Contents are mostly clean, though a few smudges, several pages are tape reinforced in gutters. Inscription and owner's name on front free endpapers. … Read more
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The Champlain Tercentenary; Report of the New York Lake Champlain Tercentenary Commission

by Hill, Henry Wayland (Secretary of the Tercentenary Commission)

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Published
1911
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Good
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Albany: J.B. Lyon Company, 1911. 534pp. Blue cloth, gilt lettering to cover and spine, New York State Seal embossed in white and gilt to front cover, numerous illustrations, one fold-out map and one fold-out illustration. Slight wrinkle to front cover and spine, faint damp stain to margins of first 40 pages, otherwise contents are clean and binding is… Read more
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Genealogy of the Whipple-Wright Wager Ward-Pell Mclean-Burnet Families Together with Records of Allied Families

by Whipple, Charles H. (Compiler)

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Published
1917
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Los Angeles: Press of Commercial Printing House, 1917. 117pp. Marroon cloth, gilt lettering. Light dampness stains to boards, endpapers lightly stained and text has a few wavy pages, but is otherwise very clean. Front endpaper is INSCRIBED and SIGNED : "To my cousin William E. Hill with the affectionate regards of Charles H. Whipple". 7 sheets… Read more
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image of Centennial of Meriden June 10-16, 1906;  Report of the Proceedings with Full Description of the Many Events of It's Successful Celebration.  Old Home Week Meriden, Conn., The "Silver City"

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[Meriden]: The Journal Publishing Co., 1906. 400pp. Black boards, gilt title on spine. Slight fade to spine, covers clean and sound, contents mildly toned, but clean and binding is tight. Hour by hour account of the Centennial Celebration in Meriden with the history, numerous biographies and photos of the personalities involved. FIRST EDITION, the original… Read more
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Butterfly's Flights; Philadelphia

by [Robbins, Sarah Stuart]

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Published
1869
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Robert Carter and Brothers, 1869. 220pp. Quarter bound leather, marbled boards. Cover worn and paper covering partially torn away. Church library stamp and binder's label on front pastedown, owner's name and address on rear endpaper, contents age- toned and scattered foxing and spotting mainly to early pages, some internal separation. This is a FIRST… Read more
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The Village Post Office

by Speer, Edward James

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Published
1964
Condition
As New
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$20.00

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Ann Arbor, Michigan: Edwards Brothers, 1964. 81pp. Red cloth, gilt lettering. Exterior and interior are clean and sound. Dustjacket is mildly toned, unclipped, light edgewear. Inscribed and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. Folksy discussion about the local post office in Southport, Connecticut by a former postmaster.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. As New/Very… Read more
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The Journal of American History, Vol. 17, No. 1- Jan-Feb.-Mar 1923; No.2-April-May-June (2 Volumes)

by The National Historical Society

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Published
1923
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Good
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Greenfield, Indiana: National Historical Society Publishers, 1923. 192pp. numbered consecutively, decorative wraps. Edges chipped and torn, contents are age-toned but sound. First Quarter deals with a broad miscellany of American historical topics: frontier, voyages, Indians; Second Quarter features a number of articles on New York City.. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Barnes' Centenary History , One Hundred Years of American Independence

by A.S. Barnes & Co.

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Published
1876
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$25.00

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New York & Chicago: A.S. Barnes & Co., 1876. Original printed wrappers, not bound. Part 9, pages 393-456. ND but 1876. Allegorical representation of U.S. on its centennial on front cover, back cover lists other centennial publications by publisher, engravings throughout. Covers are torn and chipped at edges and lightly soiled. Some pages still… Read more
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