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Lore of the Lakes: Told in Story and Picture

By Bowen, Dana Thomas

Daytona Beach, FL: Self Published. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket chipped, faded, and torn with . several pieces missing.. 1948. Fifth Printing. Hardcover. Decorative green cloth. xv, 314 pages. Endpaper map, black and white maps, illustrations, photos, color illustrations, and index. Maritime stories and tales of the Great Lakes region featuring photographs by the author and other area residents. .

$15.00

This is New Jersey

By Cunningham, John T.

New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Previous owner names and inscription, . light foxing to fore edge and end papers. Jacket price clipped, chipped . and sunned at spine.. 1968. Revised Edition. Hardcover. 0813505844 . Yellow cloth. x, 289 pages. Black and white maps, photos, illustrations, bibliography, and index. A revised and updated edition which tells New Jersey story county by county highlighting the state's beauty and variety. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$15.00

Our Deportment: Or the Manners, Conduct and Dress of the Msot Refined Society

By Young, John H.

Springfield, MA: W. C. King and Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed and rounded, front hinge . cracked.. 1882. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Brown decorative cloth stamped in black and gold on front boards and spine. Many engravings throughout. A comprehensive Victorian etiquette manual, including chapters about introductions, letter writing, dinner parties, social calls, table etiquette, courtship, riding and driving, dress, hygiene, and toilet recipes. .

$35.00

The Families of Standish of Standish, Lancashire, England:  , and Standish  of Duxbury, Arley, Ormskirk, Gathurst, Croston, Park Brook and Wantage,  Prescott of Standish and Prescott of Driby
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The Families of Standish of Standish, Lancashire, England: , and Standish of Duxbury, Arley, Ormskirk, Gathurst, Croston, Park Brook and Wantage, Prescott of Standish and Prescott of Driby

By Weis, Frederick Lewis

Dublin, NH: Self Published. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Rippling along top and bottom page edges, . jacket tattered and has hole in center of spine.. 1959. Hardcover. Burgundy buckram with titles stamped in gilt on front boards. ix, 77 pp, index. Glassine jacket. Inscribed and dated by the author (to Newton French Tolman) on the rear free endpaper. A genealogical work about the Standish families in England from the 12th through the 20th centuries. No other copies presently for sale in the trade. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

$125.00

Prospectus For: Michigan: a Centennial History of the State and its  People, (In Five Volumes)
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Prospectus For: Michigan: a Centennial History of the State and its People, (In Five Volumes)

By Fuller, George N. (editor)

Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company. Very Good; Lower corners bent.. 1937. Ephemera. String-tied brown card covers with gilt debossed lettering on front cover. Recommendation letter by Smith Burnham, editorial endorsement list of prominent Michiganders, sample pages and illustrations. Unpaginated (approximately 40 pp). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$20.00

Shoal of Time:  A History of the Hawaiian Islands
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Shoal of Time: A History of the Hawaiian Islands

By Daws, Gavan

NY: The MacMillan Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped, chipped with . tape repair.. 1969. Second Printing. Softcover. 0025300709 . Decorative brown and green cloth binding. Map endpapers. xiii, 494 pages. Black and white photos and illustrations, acknowledgements, bibliography, notes, people and places section, and index. After fifty years this is still the most complete, full-scale one-volume history ever written on the people and places of the Hawaiian Islands. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 494 pages .

$30.00

The First Michigan Frontier
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The First Michigan Frontier

By Goodrich, Calvin

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket toned and chipped with a large piece . missing from the top front panel.. 1940. First Printing. Hardcover. Brown cloth binding. vii, 344 pages. Illustrated endpapers, appendices, index. An examination of the early history of Michigan with a focus on the indigenous people, the British and French regimes, and the folklore of the region. .

$20.00

Pen Pictures of Early Western Pennsylvania
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Pen Pictures of Early Western Pennsylvania

By Harpster, John W. (editor)

Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket toned.. N.D.. Reprint. Hardcover. Maps and illustrations by Harvey Cushman. Brown cloth binding. xv, 337 pages. Illustrated endpapers, notes, bibliography, and index. A 1960s facsimile reprint of the 1938 limited edition of a collection of colorful and informative writings by early travelers and settlers of the region. .

$20.00

Jews in Suburbia
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Jews in Suburbia

By Gordon, Albert I.

Boston: Beacon Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly chipped with closed . tears.. 1959. First Printing. Hardcover. 0837170885 . Quarter bound cloth. xxv, 264 pages. Appendix, notes, and index. Period study of nearly a hundred suburban communities focusing on the question of tensions and discrimination, changing religious values and practices, and Jewish-Christian relations. Introduction by Oscar Handlin. Signed by author on ffep. ; Signed by Author .

$20.00

The Foolish Almanack for the Year of 1906 A. D. :  And the Fifth Since the  Discovery of Race Suicide by President Roosevelt
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The Foolish Almanack for the Year of 1906 A. D. : And the Fifth Since the Discovery of Race Suicide by President Roosevelt

Boston: John W. Luce and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine label missing a small chip, edges . rubbed, boards lightly bowed, previous owner name in pencil on front free . endpaper.. 1905. First Printing. Hardcover. Blue linen cloth boards with paper spine and front label. Unpaginated + 4 pages publishers ads. Black and white illustrations. A humorous Almanac for the year 1906 featuring predictions, historical notes and plenty of jabs at Theodore Roosevelt and the politicians of the times. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$20.00

The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster,  With an Essay on  Daniel Webster As a Master of English Style
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The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster, With an Essay on Daniel Webster As a Master of English Style

By Webster, Daniel; Whipple, Edwin P.

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Penciled owner name on front flyleaf, . boards lightly rubbed.. 1891. Later Printing. Hardcover. Brown decorative cloth. lxiiii, 707 pp. Frontispiece engraved portrait of Webster and engraved vignette portrait of Whipple on title page. .

$30.00

The Great Powwow:  The Story of the Nashaway Valley in King Philip’s War
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The Great Powwow: The Story of the Nashaway Valley in King Philip’s War

By Sears, Clara Endicott

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Edges lightly rubbed and discolored, spine . of jacket spine faded, corners chipped, closed tears, stains to back panel . and rear flap.. 1934. First Printing. Hardcover. Dark blue cloth with gilt titles on spine and gilt decorated front board. xi, 288 pages. Black and white illustrations. An informal and conversational tale of Indian and English relations in late 1600s Colonial Massachusetts. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

Conscience in Politics:  Adlai E. Stevenson in the 1950\'s
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Conscience in Politics: Adlai E. Stevenson in the 1950's

By Brown, Stuart Gerry

Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, gift inscription on front . free endpaper.. 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Navy cloth binding. xi, 313 pp, index, several pages of black and white photos. Jacket flap and Stevenson Democratic presidential campaign pamphlet about farm policy laid in. .

$16.00

The Perilous Fight
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The Perilous Fight

By Swanson, Neil H.

NY: Farrar & Rinehart. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1945. First Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding. xiii, 555 pages. Illustrated endpapers, black and white illustrations, maps, and notes. An account of the War of 1812 with a focus on the Battle of Baltimore, the activities of Samuel Smith, and the participation of the well-regarded Maryland militia. .

$30.00

A System of Universal Geography, Popular and Scientific:  Comprising a  Physical, Political, and Statistical Account of the World and its Various  Divisions; Embracing Numerous Sketches from Recent Travels; and  Illustrated by Engravings of Manners, Costumes, Curiosities, Cities,  Edifices, Remarkable Animals, Fruit
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A System of Universal Geography, Popular and Scientific: Comprising a Physical, Political, and Statistical Account of the World and its Various Divisions; Embracing Numerous Sketches from Recent Travels; and Illustrated by Engravings of Manners, Costumes, Curiosities, Cities, Edifices, Remarkable Animals, Fruit

By Goodrich, S. G.

Boston: Carter, Hendee & Co.. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn, backstrip split, waterstain . to fore-edge of first 150 pages, some foxing and toned pages, musty.. 1833. Second Edition. Hardcover. Brown blindstamped cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. xvi, [9]-975 pp + [8] pp of publishers ads. Many wonderful engravings of landscapes, animals, people, and landmarks. Sabin 27922. Describes the American states and territories from Maine to the Western Territory and Russian America, proceeds to the rest of North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceanica. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$70.00

The Pine Barrens:  A Special Edition with Photographs by Bill Curtsinger
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The Pine Barrens: A Special Edition with Photographs by Bill Curtsinger

By McPhee, John

NY: Farrar Straus Giroux. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Remainder stripe on bottom edge, . foxing to page edges. Jacket rubbed with foxing on the interior.. 1981. First Printing. Hardcover. 0374233624 . Red and brown cloth boards. 149 pages of text, 62 pages of photos. Black and white photos. A portrait of a distinct American landscape and its inhabitants that combines the talents of two accomplished craftsmen. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$25.00

Christmas with the Washingtons:  Being a Special Account of Traditional  Rites Observed in Virginia and Historic Yuletides of One First Family, the  Washingtons of Mount Vernon
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Christmas with the Washingtons: Being a Special Account of Traditional Rites Observed in Virginia and Historic Yuletides of One First Family, the Washingtons of Mount Vernon

By Bailey, Olive

Richmond, VA: Dietz Press, Inc.. Near Fine. 1971. Later Printing. Softcover. Printed stapled tan card covers. Many illustrations. ; 44 pages .

$10.00

Natural Lives, Modern Times:  People and Places of the Delaware River
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Natural Lives, Modern Times: People and Places of the Delaware River

By Stutz, Bruce

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Near Fine. 1998. First Paperback Edition. Hardcover. 081221658x . vii, 390 pages. Map of the Delaware River Basin, black and white photos. History and folklore of the Delaware River basin with luminous portraits of those whose lives are sustained by the river. .

$12.00

Yesterday\'s Indiana
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Yesterday's Indiana

By Troyer, Byron L.

Miami, FL: Seemann Publishing, Inc.. Very Good; Light spine crease, edges rubbed, price on cover crossed out in . pen.. 1975. First Printing. Softcover. 0912458844 . Black and white maps, photos, and illustrations. Number four in the publishers Historic States Series is this expansive work featuring 425 historical photos. ; 224 pages .

$25.00

Our Vanishing Landscape
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Our Vanishing Landscape

By Sloane, Eric

NY: Funk & Wagnalls Co. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed, gift inscription on . front free endpaper.. 1955. Later Printing. Hardcover. 0308700473 . One of Sloane's trademark illustrated explorations of early American life, exploring land use and development from the earliest white settlement and farming communities through the 19th century. Green pictorial cloth. ; 107 pages .

$15.00

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