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The Handbook of Manly Exercises Comprising Boxing, Walking, Running, Leaping, Vaulting, Etc.

by George Routledge and Sons

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Published
1882
Condition
Very Good
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$65.00

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London and New York: George Routledge and Sons, 1882. 64pp. Green decorated boards, black lettering and black and brown highlighted decorations. Extremities mildly rubbed, slight pucker to rear board, contents are crisp and clean and appear unread, short closed tear with archival tape repair on front free endpaper. Book conatains 2 line-drawn illustrations, and book is in… Read more
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Views from the Bunker Hill Monument (1846 Guide Book)

by Haskell & Moore Publishers

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Published
1846
Condition
Good
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$165.00

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Boston: Haskell & Moore, 1846. 12pp. Pink printed wraps, stitched binding. Minor shelfwear, several spots to front cover and first pages, wraps separated from text but present; booklet is still in overall complete condition. This is the second edition of this guide book which was originally published in 1844. Construction of the Bunker Hill Monument was… Read more
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The £1,000,000 Bank-Note

by Twain, Mark

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Published
1883
Condition
Fair
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$50.00

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1883. 311, 32 pp publisher's book list. Red cloth, black lettering and dccoration to frontboard, gilt spine lettering. Spine and edges are smoke-darkened, head of spine chipped, otherwise externally sound, small hole and label residue on front free endpaper, text is lightly age-toned but clean and unmarked. . Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo -… Read more
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Alice in Wonderland (Shorthand)

by Carroll, Lewis

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Published
1920
Condition
Good
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$100.00

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New York: The Gregg Publishing Company, 1920. 154pp. No date c1920s. Illustrated green card wraps, red and black lettering. Light soiling to cover, slight corner crease, contents mildly age-toned, clean and unmarked. Text is in Gregg Shorthand and is accompanied by black and white illustrations throughout.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.… Read more
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Alices Aventyr I Sagolandet och Bakom Spegeln

by Carroll, Lewis

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Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Stockholm: JanFörlag, 1945. 218pp. Pictorial boards, gilt lettering to spine. Text in Swedish. Book is clean and unworn, contents age-toned primarily to endpapers. Dust jacket is lightly edgeworn, partially darkend, and a 1cm chip at top of rear panel,but overall complete. Captivatng illustrations in color and black and white by Robert Högfeldt.. First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Houghtaling's Salary List of United States Officials.

by Houghtaling, C.E.

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Published
1885
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Albany, NY: Chas. E. Houghtaling, 1885. 128pp. Maroon leatherette stiff wraps, gilt lettering. Light wear to cover, occasional light foxing to interior, and book is in very good condition. A very comprehensive listing of United States officials and their salaries, from the President and Cabinet members, to mid-level and lower ranking positions including inspectors, collectors, clerks,… Read more
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New York: J.H. Colton, 1844. 112pp. Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt lettering to cover, paper spine label, folding map. Corners lightly rubbed, foxing to endpapers and occasionally in text, overall clean and binding is tight, a faint partially illegible "--- History Society" stamp on rear pastedown is only evidence of ex-library status, folding map ia age-toned and archival tape-mended… Read more
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$450.00
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New York: J. Disturnell, 1846. 62pp. Brown blind-stamped flexible boards, gilt lettering, map not present. Light shelfwear, foxing confined mainly to inside covers, very lightly to text. In addition to the routes of travel, author includes brief descriptions of the surroundings of the countryside travelled.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.… Read more
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$250.00
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by Carroll, Lewis

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Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
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$40.00

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New York: Chanticleer Press, 1948. 120pp. Tan boards, gilt lettering and decoration. Book is clean and unworn, a few small faint spots to top edges, good dust jacket is lightly chipped at top edge and lightly worn along folds, but is overall sound. 16 fascinating and surreal color scenes have been adapted by model-maker, Hugh Gee.. Hard… Read more
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The Picture of New York; or The Traveller's Guide, Through the Commercial Metropolis of the United States.

by (Mitchell, Samuel) A Gentleman Residing in This City

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Published
1807
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$375.00

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New York: I Riley and Co., 1807. 223pp. Modern red goatskin binding, 4 raised bands, leather spine labels,gilt lettered, marbled endpapers, map not present. Joints lightly worn, text is mildly age-toned and occasionally lightly foxed, but overall sound, binding is tight. This book is considered to be the first guidebook of New York. Mitchell served in… Read more
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New York & Chicago: A.S. Barnes & Company, 1883. 61pp. Pictorial paper over boards. Covers moderately worn, mainly edges, boards quite bright, owner's name on front cover and front endpaper, contents are clean, age-toned, and, remarkably still unmarked. All maps and illustrations present. … Read more
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$25.00
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Flair Annual 1953

by Cowles, Fleur

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Published
1952
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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(New York): Cowles Magazines, Inc., 1952. 229pp. Red decorative cloth with window opening on front board. SIGNED by Fleur Cowles on the presentation page. Cowles was the editor, and the force behind the magazine. Book is in very clean and unworn condition. It is profusely illustrated, includes numerous foldouts, and features a booklet by Katherine… Read more
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Dew-Drops

by American Tract Society

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Published
1880
Condition
Good
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$20.00

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American Tract Society, 1880. 128pp. Miniature book measures 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 inches. Marroon embossed cloth. Covers worn and scuffed, contents are age-toned, binding is sound, pencilled inscriptions on endpapers. A brief biblical verse for evey day of the year.. Hard Cover. Good. 64mo - up to 3" tall. Miniature.
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Phillips Brooks Appointment Calendar - 1943

by Samuel Ward (Publisher0

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Published
1943
Condition
Very Good
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$25.00

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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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Aristocracy in America

by Gurenon, Charles

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Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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New York: Privately Printed, 1928. 117pp. Limited edition of 100 copies, this copy unnumbered. Blue morocco binding by McNamee, gilt lettering, gilt rule and decoration. Cover and contents are clean and unworn,slight separation at endpapers, binding is tight. Slipcase is lightly rubbed along edges. A very attractive book. . Limited Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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A Magnificent Farce and Other Diversions of a Book Collector

by Newton, A. Edward

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Published
1921
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1921. 267pp. Tan paper over boards, brown spine, paper spine label. Light rubbing to spine ends, endpapers darkened, text is clean and book is in very good condition. Scarce dust jacket is chipped, soiled and has a tear tape-repaired with minor loss, overall complete. … Read more
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Wolfenbüttel: L. Holle., 1850. No date circa 1850. Five flexible leather bound volumes containing a total of 1,002 pages, gilt lettered spine, former owner's name in gilt on covers. Covers are all worn and heavily chipped and torn, and mostly detached, however, the interiors are all in very nice condition, slightly age-toned and have only light occasional… Read more
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$60.00
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Hartford, CT: William Burgess, Juvenile Emporium, 1831. iv, 130, 8pp. Leather backed marbled boards, 12 hand-colored plates. Covers detached and contents partially disbound and all pages present, spine mostly perished, ex-lhistorical society blind stamp on title page, text and illustrations in a well-preserved state with very light and occasional foxing, soiling to front pastedown, brief inscription on title… Read more
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$45.00
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The Carriage Painters' Manual. Containing a Treatise on the Art, Science, and Mystery of Coach, Carriage, and Car Painting

by Gardner, F.B.

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Published
1871
Condition
Good
Edition
Fifth Edition
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: S.R. Wells, 1871. 126pp +16pp ads. Maroon cloth, gilt lettering to cover and spine. Soiling and light wear to cover, light dampstaining and foxing to some margins and endpapers, text is mildly age-toned. An 18th century discourse on the art of painting and decorating carriages, gilding, varnishing, staining and ornamenting, and the materials required. … Read more
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Edinburgh: Printed for Alexander Donaldson, 1781. 230 +9pp contents. Full leather, leather label. Covers worn and scuffed, free endpapers lacking, joints tender, contents tanned and foxed, minor dampstaining to last pages,drawing and doodling on front pastedown, strip torn from lower margin of last page, no loss of text, former owner's name on title page. A very early… Read more
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$195.00