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image of Discourse delivered in St. Michael's Church, Litchfield [CT], Sunday, P.M. September 10, 1863, on the Character of Hon. Seth Preston Beers [1781-1863], who died on the 9th, Aged 82 Years, A.

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Buffalo [NY]: Rockwell & Baker, Printers, 1864. Black Stapled wraps. 8vo. pp. 20. Very Good. Old creases and light cover rubbing, spots of foxing on inside covers, no marking or writing. Full biography online in the Ledger of the Litchfield Historical Society, Connecticut. photocopied insert on Fuller from the Genealogy of the Hyde family pp. 918 laid in..
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LA California: Peterson Publishing, ca. 1984?. Edited by Slim Randles and Dr. Ralph C. Glaze. Illustrated by Leon Parson cover drawing, photos, maps and reproductions. Stated revised (on jacket) edition. c.1979 Elmer Keith. Taupe buckram. 4to. pp. xi, 308. Near Fine/In like jacket/Unclipped price 19.50 in mylar. Trace wear, no ownership. 1972 Don Martin Introduction, 1984 Guns & Ammo Magazine… Read more
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THOREAU: His Life and Aims, A Study.

by Page, H. A. (Alexander Hay Japp) 1839-1905.

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Boston: James R. Osgood, 1877. Edited by Charles Dudley Warner. Illustrated by b&w block frontis with tissue guard, one plate of Walden. Stated Advanced proof author's edition. Rebound in blue library buckram, white spine print (trimmed to 14x10cm). 12mo. pp. x, [2], 234. Very Good/Ex-Lib. Small stains internally, short repair to title page, stray pen mark pp. 61. Binding has… Read more
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Gentleman from Ohio, The.

by Stokes, Louis (1925-2015) with David Chanoff.

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9780814213124
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Columbus: Trillium imprint of Ohio State University Press, (2016). Illustrated by b&w centerfold photos pp. 101-24. First (N1) edition. Black cloth. 8vo. pp. xxi, 257. Index. Fine/In like jacket/No price in mylar. No flaws, marking or ownership. Foreword by Congressman John Lewis. "...American attorney, civil rights pioneer and politician, serving 15 terms in the United States House of Representatives and… Read more
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image of ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS. The Pope in Great Britain.

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London: ILN and Sketch Ltd, June 1982. Illustrated by Colour & b&w. First edition. Stapled wraps. 4to. pp. 114. Very Good. Light wear and soil. Battle for the Falklands, Canaletto paintings, Inside Wormwood Scrubs, London's Bridges, Cambridgeshire, Fighting Slavery Today, Lessons of South Florida, Health-farm Holiday, and wonderful period adversisements..
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image of Drawn from New England, Tasha Tudor, A Portrait in Words and Pictures.

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New York: Philomel, (1981). Second printing edition. c.1979. Oblong cloth covered boards. Oblong 8vo. pp. 95, [2]. Very Good/In like jacket/Unclipped price in mylar. Traces of wear..
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Providence, RI: Published by the C. A. Stephens Collection, Brown University, 1966. Illustrated by B&W text photos and reproductions. First edition. Brown Buckram, gilt spine and topboard print. 8vo. pp. 185. Near Fine. Traces of cover rub, internally read but fine (no marking or ownership). Nathaniel Willis and Asa Rand founded The Youth's Companion in 1827. The publication ran until… Read more
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image of Biographical Sketches of the State Officers and Members of the Legislature of the State of New York in 1862 and '63

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Albany, NY: Printed for the Author, 1863. Illustrated by Tissue frontis. First edition. Original green blind stamped cloth, pink eps. 12mo. pp. 437. Very Good. Copy of James A. Bell. Sunned spine, internally near fine. Members of the Assembly, Assembly Standing Committees, Officers of the Senate and Assembly, Reporters for both years..
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image of William Winston Seaton of the "National Intelligencer," A Biographical Sketch. With Passing Notices of His Associates and Friends.

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Boston: James R. Osgood (University Press), 1871. First (SD) edition. Original brown blind-stamped cloth with gilt print spine, original brown eps. 12mo (19.5cm). pp. 385. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Cap crushing, old board crease to back pastedown, one corner chip rear ffep; pencil owner. Penned mostly by daughter, Josephine. Proprietor of National Intelligencer 1812-20 with brother-in-law Joseph Gales; 42… Read more
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image of Story of the Peasant-Boy Philosopher; or, "A Child Gathering Pebbles on the Sea-Shore" (founded on the early life of Ferguson, The Shepherd-Boy Astronomer, and intended to show how a poor lad became acquainted with the principles of natural science, The.

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1870. Illustrated by b/w plates and text figures. Later edition. c.1854 London; c.1856 New York. Original green blind-stamped cloth, gilt decorated spine, backstrip tightened with new acid free endpapers. 16mo (17cm). pp. 500. Very Good. Light wear to binding and corners, foxing starting. Biography loosely based on Scottish Astronomer, instrument and globe maker, James Ferguson… Read more
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Oslow: N. W. Damm & Son, 1929. Illustrated by Sepia photographs throughout. First edition. Color card cover saddle bound with tassel cord. 4to. pp. [unpaginated]. Good. Toned cover with short tears, binding acid free repairs. Short bios and photographic album of Crown Prince Olav and Crown Princess Martha of Norway..
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image of Correspondence of Francis Parkman and Henry Stevens, 1845-1885. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Volume 57, Part 6 (complete, The.

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Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1967. First edition. Printed stapled wraps. 4to. pp. 36. Very Good. Toned/sunned cover, internally near fine (no writing or ownership). Rear period society publication list..
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image of VINTONS AND THE KARENS. Memorials of Rev. Justus H. Vinton and Calista H. Vinton, The.

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Boston: W. G. Corthell (Rand Avery & Co.), 1880. Illustrated by Double port tissue frontis, one music notation and 9 b&w plates. First edition. Original decorated green cloth with gilt stamped spine, floral endpapers. 12mo. pp. 252, [2] blank. Very Good. Cap and corner wear, slight cock. Intriguing Baptist Missionary work of Justus Hatch Vinton (1806-58) and Calista Holman Vinton… Read more
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ABROAD WITH JANE.

by Martin, Edward Stanton 1855-1922.

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(Boston): Privately Printed (D. B. Updike, The Merrymount Press), 1918. Illustrated by engraved subject tissue frontis "after Rembrandt". First thus edition. c.1914 Charles Scribner's Sons; c.1918 author. Quarter black cloth stamped gilt over marbled boards, uncut. Inscribed by "To Charlotte Fiske from Uncle Ned, Dec. 28, 1918" on half-title. 12mo (<18cm). pp. [x], 119, [5] blank. Very Good/No jacket, as… Read more
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Secret File on John Birch, The.

by Hefley, James & Marti.

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9780842358620
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Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc, March 1980. Illustrated by b&w photographs and line drawn maps. Stated first printing edition. Illustrated wraps. 8vo (21cm). pp. 231. Near Fine. Minor cover wear and previous pastor ink stamp ffep. John Morrison Birch (1918-45), Baptist missionary and American Intelligence officer WWII, shot in China; John Birch Society. ISBN: 0842358625..
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Berkeley & London: University of California Press, (1977). First edition. Purple cloth, black print spine. Inscribed by "For Michael Reidy, With every good wish, Jean O. Love P.S. Thanks for your interest, May 15, 1978". Medium 8vo. pp. xiv, 379. Notes, Selected References, Index. Very Good+/In like jacket/No price in mylar. Heel rubbed on book and jacket. Originally… Read more
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image of UHLAND'S LEBEN. Ein Gedenkbuch fur das deutsche Volk.

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Stuttgart: Verlag von A. Kroner, 1864. First edition. Pebble cloth backed illustrated paper covered boards. 8vo. pp. 381, [1] blank, [1]. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Spine sunned, limp corners, toning and chipping to paper binding. Foxing starting internally. Johann Ludwig Uhland 1787-1862..
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image of Soldier of Peace: The Life of Yitzhak Rabin. Unabridged 14 cassettes read by Geoffrey Howard [pseud. Ralph Cosham].

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[MD]: [Books On Tape, Inc., Random House], [1999]. First thus edition. [c.1998 HarperCollins, book] Audio Book #5022. boxed cassettes. 21 hours. As New. Unopened in original shrink wrap. "This landmark look at the slain Israeli leader describes in detail Rabin's evolution from desert warrior to pioneering peacemaker". ISBN: 0736646418..
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image of Sermon, Preached at Haverhill (Mass.) in Remembrance of Mrs. Harriet Newell, wife of the Rev. Samuel Newell, Missionary to India, who died at the Isle of France, Nov. 30, 1812, aged 19 years to which are added Memoirs of her life, Third Edition, A.

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: Printed by Samuel T. Armstrong, 1814. Illustrated by port frontis. Stated 3rd edition. Full brown calf, burgundy spine title. 24mo. pp. 250, [2] ads, [2] blank. About Very Good. Head and corner chips to boards, rear joint cracked and front starting, owner stamp. First several pages have old dampstain. Woods was the first professor at Andover Theological Seminary and… Read more
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image of CROSSING THE RIVER:  A Memoir of the American Left, the Cold War, and life in East Germany.

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Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press, (2003). Illustrated by 8 page centerfold of b&w photographs. First edition. Illustrated stiff wraps. Inscribed by "24 September 2003. To Rita and Bo: From one German-American couple to another - both with ties to Harvard. I hope you like it, Steve Wechsler (aka Victor Grossman). 8vo. pp. 328. Near Fine. Slight corner… Read more
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