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Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. XXXII

NY: Harper and Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, outer joints cracked but . firm, pages toned and some scattered foxing to interior.. 1866. Hardcover. Bound volume of this monthly magazine comprising the December 1865 - May 1866 issues. Brown three-quarter-leather with marbled sides. Red speckled edges. Gilt titles and five raised bands on spine. Gilt-stamped leather lettering piece with owner name (Sarah Jane Morrison) on front pastedown. Many engravings. Contains articles and stories by Wilkie Collins (Armadale) , Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (Our Thanksgiving) , Charles Dickens (Our Mutual Friend) , several poems by Herman Melville, Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton (Death and Sisyphus) , and others throughout. Other articles cover such topics as the printing and production of the magazine and Harper and Brothers' book binding (many engravings of book presses) , mining in Virginia, Pacific railroad route, bird migration, Blackwells Island Lunatic Asylum in New York, Charles Ellet and his Steam Ram, Red Jacket, diamonds, post-Civil War Richmond, Virginia, underground animal shelters, Civil War Battle of the Peninsula, bird nests, U. S. Navy in North Carolina, Prince of Kung, New York City restaurants, Taeping War, shoddy consumer goods and foods, dream interpretation, lead mines of Galena, Illinois, Yosemite, Livingstones last African expedition, American marriage customs, and air pollution. .

$45.00

The Cry is Peace
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The Cry is Peace

By Budenz, Louis F.

Chicago: Henry Regnery Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Bookstore label on front pastedown, . owner name on front free endpaper, jacket rubbed.. 1952. Second Printing. Hardcover. xiii, 242 pp. Index. Author photo and bio on rear jacket panel. .

$25.00

The Journal of American History, Vol. 6, No. 1 First Quarter, First Section
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The Journal of American History, Vol. 6, No. 1 First Quarter, First Section

NY: Frank Allaben Genealogical Company. Good; Lacking coat-of-arms illustration tipped-in to front cover. Covers . worn.. 1912. Softcover. Issue focuses on President George Washington's English ancestry. Many photos and illustrations. Also includes articles on a John Tyleletter attempting to prevent outbreak of Civil War, Rev. War Col. Giles Jackson, and Indian schools in colonial era. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pages .

$15.00

Scribner's Monthly, Vol. XIII, Nov. 1876 - April 1877

Scribner's. Very Good with no dust jacket; Some pressed leaves, spine sunned, boards . worn.. 1877. Hardcover. Red blindstamped cloth with titles stamped in gilt. Owner bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. Wonderful articles, poems, engravings, stories, and news from various contributors, including John Burroughs, Howard Pyle, Charles Dudley Warner, Frances Hodgson Burnett, J. G. Holland, Bret Harte, and Thomas Bailey Aldrich. Subjects include the Black Hills, Hartford, CT, phytoplankton, Lafayette College, Rome, Turkestan, Constantinople, Norway, ferns, trout fishing, New York Aquarium, Princeton, life insurance, furniture, pitcher plants, Chincoteague, American sporting dogs, Moscow, etc. .

$40.00

Harper\'s New Monthly Magazine, Vol. XLV, June-Nov. 1872
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Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. XLV, June-Nov. 1872

Harper's Magazine Press. Good with no dust jacket; Musty, boards rubbed, insect damage at spine . extremities, pages toned and some scattered foxing to interior.. 1872. Hardcover. Bound volume of this monthly magazine comprising the June - November 1872 issues. Black half-leather with marbled sides. Many engravings. Contains articles and stories by Wilkie Collins (The New Magdalen) , Richard Henry Dana (The Buccaneer) , Anthony Trollope (The Golden Lion of Granpere) , Miss Thackeray (Old Kensington) , Charles Reade (A Simpleton) throughout. Other articles cover such topics as German gambling spas, the Republican movement in Europe, a railroad trip to California, John Wesley, a visit to Rome, a history of the use of the guillotine, history of Cyprus, Joseph Mazzini, a trip to Mount Deseret, Maine, soda-water, a multi-part look at Pennsylvania mountain life, Syrias Orontes River valley, the Greek Orthodox church, Marathon massacre, Venice, steamboat travel to Cleveland and Michigan, Modern Greek politics, Edwin M. Stanton, Edgar Allan Poe, a trip down the Danube River, New York harbor police, Nathaniel Hawthorne, South Manchester, Massachusetts, acoustics, Geneva, and the 1871 Treaty of Washington. ; 952 pages .

$35.00

Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, Vol. LV, June-Nov. 1877
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Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, Vol. LV, June-Nov. 1877

Harper's Magazine Press. Good with no dust jacket; Musty, boards worn, homemade repairs to cloth . sides, pages toned and some scattered foxing to interior.. 1877. Hardcover. Bound volume of this monthly magazine comprising the June - November 1877 issues. Brown three-quarter-leather with cloth sides. Many engravings. Contains articles and stories by R. D. Blackmore (Erema, or My Father’s Sin) , Wilkie Collins (Percy and the Prophet) , Rose Terry Cooke (Mytown) , Charles Reade (A Woman-Hater) throughout. Other articles cover such topics as German art, Androscoggin lakes in Maine, the Niebelungen Lay, the Wheeler survey in Nevada, Gibraltar, bird nests, home science experiments, Sierra Nevada mountains, New York’s Mohawk Valley during the American Revolution, Westminster Abbey, Children’s Aid Society, islands of northern Scotland, hunting with a long-bow, civil service, New Hampshire’s White Mountains, antiquities of Kurium, Castine, Maine, John Keats, wildlife and plant life of Florida, panfish angling, Mahomet, trout fishing, the lading of a ship, Titian, General Stark and the Battle of Bennington, Mount Shasta, Prince Edward Island, classical schools, railroads, walrus hunting, New York City fire men, Burgoyne’s Campaign during the American Revolution, Ottoman Empire, review of Union Army in Civil War by General McClelland, Alaska, magician Robert Houdin, San Antonio, yachting, and miners of Scranton, Pennsylvania. .

$35.00

Good Housekeeping Magazine, September 1932
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Good Housekeeping Magazine, September 1932

NY: International Magazine Company. Good; Musty, light wear to covers.. 1932. Softcover. Color cover art by Jessie Willcox Smith. Many great vintage ads and articles. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 212 pages .

$15.00

The River
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The River

By Lorentz, Pare

NY: Stackpole Sons, 1938. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards worn and dampstained, front free endpaper removed. Blue cloth binding. 82 stills from the Farm Security Administration documentary Lorentz made and his poetic verse.

$20.00

Rules for the Proper Uses of Heraldry in the United States:  And Other  Extracts from the Popular Authority \
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Rules for the Proper Uses of Heraldry in the United States: And Other Extracts from the Popular Authority "Heraldry in America"

Philadelphia: Bailey, Banks & Biddle Company. Fair; Waterstained and nibbled along top edges.. 1909. Softcover. Printed debossed color stapled wraps. 2 color plates and numerous other smaller black and white illustrations. ; 40 pages .

$10.00

Picturesque Washington:  Pen and Pencil Sketches
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Picturesque Washington: Pen and Pencil Sketches

By Moore, Joseph West

Providence, [RI]: J. A. & R. A. Reed, Publishers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner name on front flyleaf.. 1889. Hardcover. A 19th century tourist souvenir of Washington DC, including many engravings of government buildings, museums, streetscapes, and homes. Index. Brown decorative cloth with black and gilt designs on front boards and spine. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 308 pages .

$25.00

Building the Nation:  Events in the History of the United States from the  Revolution to the Beginning of the War between the States
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Building the Nation: Events in the History of the United States from the Revolution to the Beginning of the War between the States

By Coffin, Charles Carleton

NY: Harper and Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, owner bookplate and signature.. 1883. Hardcover. Index, many engravings. A history for young readers about the white settlement of America through the Civil War. Olive decorative cloth binding with black and gilt designs on front boards and spine. ; 485 pages .

$30.00

The Life of John Eliot;  With an Account of the Early Missionary Efforts  Among the Indians of New England
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The Life of John Eliot; With an Account of the Early Missionary Efforts Among the Indians of New England

By Adams, Nehemiah

Boston: Massachusetts Sabbath School Society. Good with no dust jacket; Chipping to head of spine, boards lightly worn, . usual library stamps and markings, scattered light foxing primarily to . first and last chapters.. 1847. Hardcover. Original brown blindstamped boards with titles stamped in gilt on spine. Massachusetts Bay Colony seal reproduced twice in text. Sabin 338. A biography of the early Puritan missionary to the Massachusetts Indians. ; Lives of the Chief Fathers of New England; Ex-Library .

$40.00

Warning Out in New England, 1656-1817
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Warning Out in New England, 1656-1817

By Benton, Josiah Henry

Boston: W. B. Clarke Company. Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, boards worn.. 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Cloth-backed boards with title stamped on spine in gilt. Chronology, index. History of the New England practice of excluding new residents from settling in towns, based on English common law examples of not wanting the community to have to be responsible for "proper conduct and for the support of their inhabitants". Specific chapters on warning out in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. ; Ex-Library; 131 pages .

$20.00

Over the Counter and on the Shelf:  Country Storekeeping in America,  1620-1920
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Over the Counter and on the Shelf: Country Storekeeping in America, 1620-1920

By Johnson, Laurence A. ; Ray, Marcia (editor)

NY: Bonanza. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1961. Hardcover. Index, bibliography. Many photos and illustrations. Red cloth binding. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 140 pages .

$15.00

The Fabulous Future
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The Fabulous Future

By Sarnoff, David

NY: Good Reading Rack Service. Very Good. 1955. Softcover. Printed stapled wraps. Adaptation of the authors Fortune magazine article advocating nuclear power and predicting that atomic batteries will be commonplace by 1980 and that many homes will be powered by small atomic generators. Great graphics. One of the booklets produced by New York City publisher Good Reading Rack Service which made pamphlets like these designed for large companies for free distribution to their employees in cafeterias and break rooms. They cover many social issues with a conservative, pro-business slant. $20; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages .

$20.00

You and Civil Defense
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You and Civil Defense

State of New York, Civil Defense Commission. Good; Schenectady County Department of Public Welfare stamp on rear cover, . staples rusted, covers soiled.. N.D.. Softcover. Circa 1960. Color printed stapled wraps with ominous silhouette of "nuclear family" on front cover. Outlines New York States civil defense plans in the case of a nuclear attack, including broadcast of warning signals, recommendations for family bomb shelters, post-bomb disaster rescue, and instructions for individual action -Soap and water are excellent decontamination agents. Many illustrations. ; [16] pages .

$25.00

What Will Atomic Energy Do for Me?
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What Will Atomic Energy Do for Me?

NY: Good Reading Rack Service. Very Good. N.D.. Softcover. Circa 1950s. Printed stapled wraps. Many illustrations including a wonderful two-page center spread of a night sky filled with atomic powered vehicles a la The Jetsons. Adapted from 1953 article Tomorrow Belongs to the Atom in a supplement to the weekly Whaley-Eaton American Letter newsletter. Focuses optimistically on the wealth of benefits that atomic energy could bring to the world: In tapping the fundamental reservoir of energy in Nature, in acquiring this instrument of the Creator of the Universe, Mankind is for the first time in history in a position to abolish poverty, to do anything mechanical energy permits, to revolutionize every human task from agriculture to medicine. Only one question remains --can Man control himself? ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages .

$20.00

Atomic Energy and Peace:  The Promise of the Future
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Atomic Energy and Peace: The Promise of the Future

By Russell, John E.

Hadlyme, CT: The Independent Economic Research Foundation. Very Good; Split at center of spine.. 1954. Fourth Printing. Softcover. Color printed stapled wraps. One of the optimistic wave of publications stemming from President Dwight D. Eisenhowers leadership and 1953 Atoms for Peace speech at the United Nations, touting the many peacetime benefits to be derived from atomic energy, including radioactive fertilizers. Scarce. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 30 pages .

$50.00

In Time of Emergency:  A Citizen\'s Handbook on Nuclear Attack...natural  Disasters
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In Time of Emergency: A Citizen's Handbook on Nuclear Attack...natural Disasters

Washington, DC: Department of Defense, Office of Civil Defense. Good; Covers lightly foxed and stamp of Schenectady County (New York) . Civil Defense Director on front cover.. 1968. Softcover. Printed stapled softcover. Many illustrations. Well-illustrated and detailed instructions about surviving a nuclear attack, including how to build a preplanned basement snack bar shelter or tilt-up storage unit shelter, stocking food and other supplies, and basic first-aid treatment. Also has chapters about planning for various natural disasters. ; 92 pages .

$15.00

Biographical Sketch of Gen. Joseph Warren:  Embracing the Prominent Events  of His Life, and His Boston Orations of 1772 and 1775; Together with the  Celebrated Eulogy Pronounced by Perez Morton, M. M. , on the Re-Interment  of the Remains by the Masonic Order, At King\'s Chapel, in 1776
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Biographical Sketch of Gen. Joseph Warren: Embracing the Prominent Events of His Life, and His Boston Orations of 1772 and 1775; Together with the Celebrated Eulogy Pronounced by Perez Morton, M. M. , on the Re-Interment of the Remains by the Masonic Order, At King's Chapel, in 1776

By "A Bostonian"

Boston: Shepard, Clark & Brown. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, penciled owner name and soiling to . front endpapers, frontispiece and surrounding leaves foxed, several pages . soiled, a few penciled notes in margins, shaken, one gathering half-loose. . No Kansas-Nebraska map.. 1857. First Edition. Hardcover. Dark green blindstamped cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. viii, [9]-85 pp, Frontispiece engraved portrait of Revolutionary War General Joseph Warren and second plate shows image of memorial monument. Bound together with: The Kansas and Nebraska Handbook, for 1857-8, with a New and Accurate Map, by Nathan H. Parker, Boston: J. P. Jewett and Company, 1857. 189 pp. Lacking the map at rear (rear flyleaf and rear free endpaper removed). Howes P 84. Sabin 58722. A guide for emigrants to the newly opened American territories. .

$300.00

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