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London: John Nichols, 1789. In smooth green pebbled leather covers with gilt borders and moderately faded gilt boxed designs and lettering on spine. Green stained upper edge and yellow stained foerdge and tail edge. Square and intact bindings. Clean and unmarked text pages. Previous owners' book plates on front pastedown. Front free endpaper and title page are half detached. Scuffing… Read more
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$165.00
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The Challenge of the American Evolution (Uncorrected Proof)

by Edmund S. Morgan

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Good
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$22.00

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New York: W. W. Norton 11x5. In red paper covers with lettering in black on front cover. Square, intact, and tight binding. Clean and unmarked text pages. Date and price on what is normally the front free endpaper. Ink stamp of duplicating service on rear pastdown. Light curling to front cover corners. Photos upon request. . Soft Cover.… Read more
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Secret Memoirs of the Court of Petersburg: Particularly Towards the End of the Reign of Catherine II (VOL 1)

by Charles Francois Philibert Masson

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Published
1800
Condition
Good
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$65.00

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London: T. N. Longman and O. Rees, 1800. Author not stated but assumed. In marbled paper covered boards and leather spine with gilt lettering in maroon block and five bands. Square and intact binding. Clean but light random foxing to text pages. Rear cover is holding onto spine. Heavy scuffing to leather. Corners are through. Initials on lower rear free… Read more
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$65.00
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Selected Writings and Speeches of Abraham Lincoln

by T. Harry Williams

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Published
1943
Condition
Good
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$28.00

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Chicago: Packard and Company, 1943. University Classics. In navy blue cloth covers with blindstamped imgae of Lincoln's profile on front cover and lettering blocked in red on spine. Blue stained top edge. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked text pages. Previous owner's name and address on front pastedown. Light bumping to ends of spine. Light shelf wear. Photos upon… Read more
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The Road to Sarajevo (Signed)

by Vladimir Dedijer

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Published
1966
Condition
Good
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$45.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1966. FIrst Edition. Stated First Printing. Inscribed, dated, and signed by the author on title page.In red cloth covers with gilt lettering bnlocked in black on spine. Blue stained top edge. Square, but slightly bowed, intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers. Random few outlined paragraph. Bumping to ends of spine. Light shelf wear. Jacket excvept… Read more
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$45.00
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Bismark: The Man and the Statesman

by A. J. P. Taylor

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Published
1955
Condition
Good
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$32.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955. In orange-red cloth covers with a blind stamped medallion on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Yellow stained top edge with some water stains. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Light shelf wear. Jacket is inatct with price on upper front flap. Chipping to all edges. Water… Read more
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Philadelphia: J. Harding, 1851. TwoVolumes in One with over 600 pages. In grey cloth covers and black cloth spine with gilt lettering. Square and intact binding. No writing on text pages. Inscriptions on upper front flyleaves. Ends and edges of spine are worn. Chipping to edge of front cover. Loss of pastedown edges. Moderate to heavy shelf wear but stll… Read more
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$35.00
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Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression (Vols. II, IV, V, VI, VIII)

by Office of United States Chief Counsel for Prosecution of Axis Criminality

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Quaker House Books
Published
1946
Condition
Good
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$110.00

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Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1946. In maroon cloth covers with stamped lettering and scales in gilt on front cover and spine. Square and intact bindings. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Volume VIII has documents, including an organiztaion chart of the Reich government in a rear slipcase. Bumped ends of spine. Vol. VI has a sunned… Read more
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$110.00
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In Their Honor: True Stories of Fliers for Whom United States Air Forces Are Named (Signed)

by William D. Feeney

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Quaker House Books
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good
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$35.00

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New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1963. Stated First Edition. In blue cloth covers with insignia in sliver on front cover and silver lettering on spine. Inscribed and signed by author on ffep. Square, intact, and tight binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Discoloration spots on front edge of spine. Jackte is intact with price on upper front… Read more
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Fort Edward, New York: Privately Printed, 1930. In light maroon coth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Uncut foredege. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked text pages. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Owner was from the Hall family of Vermont. Stamp from Tuttle company on front free endpaper. Sunning to spine. A few smudge marks early on. Photos… Read more
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Henry II: His Court and Times

by H. Noel Williams

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Published
1910
Condition
Good
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$35.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910. In red cloth covers with gilt lettering on front cover and gilt stamped design and lettering on spine. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Bumping and chipping of ends of spine. Spilt but still attached rear edge of spine. Moderate wear to covers. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Good/No… Read more
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1945 Calendar Chance Vought Aircraft

by Anon

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Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
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$35.00

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Startford, Conn.: Chance Vought Aircraft, 1945. 1945 Calendar 11"x15" corded atop each page. Each month has a print by various artists depicting some aspect in the life of the Corsair. No writing anywhere.. Each month is a different color. Bright , clean pages. In plastic sleeve. Photos upon request. . Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Good Housekeeping March and April, 1933

by Various

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Published
1933
Condition
Good
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$22.00

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New York: International Magazine Company, 1933. In pictorial wrappers with triple stapled intact bindings. Clean and unmarked pages. Light to moderate soiling to covers. In protective sleeves. Photos upon request. . Original Wraps. Good. Illus. by Jessie Willcox Smith. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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New York Herald Tribune Front Page History of the Second World War

by Anon

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Quaker House Books
Published
1946
Condition
Good
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$25.00

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New York: New York Herald Tribune, 1946. In pictorial wraps with price of $1.00 on front cover. Double stapled intact spine. Clean and unmarked pages. Light rubbing and soiling to covers. Chronology of the war and surrender documents are last pages.In plastic sleeve. Photos upon request. Original Wraps. Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
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The Youth's Companion (November 24, 1926;Vol 100, Number 44)

by Various

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Published
1926
Condition
Fair
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$25.00

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Boston: Perry Mason Company, 1926. In pictorial front wrapper with illustration by Franklin Wood. In doublel stapled binding with front cover detached. Closed tear on froe-edge of pages about midway. Stain on front cover.Creased middle due to folding in half. Included is Jack London's Last Remaining Short Story Masterpiece, Never before Published Titled "A Northland Miracle". Photos upon request.… Read more
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Hartford, CT.: Belknap and Hamersley, 1847. In brown blind stamped leather covers and spine with four raised bands and gilt lettering on spine. Marbled endpapers and page edges. Square and intact binding. No writing anywhere. Spine joints are cracked. Heavy rubbing to leather. Heavy foxing but all text pages are legible. Photos upon request.. Full-Leather. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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$45.00
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London: J. Harris (ca. 1825 as evidenced by onwer's name and date on front and rear free endpapers). In grey paper covered boards with illustration and lettering in black on front cover and leather spine with six gilt bands and gilt lettering. Square and intact binding. No writing on text pages but random foxing. Previous owners' names on front… Read more
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$50.00
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Camp-Fires of the Revolution:or, The War of Independence

by Henry C. Watson

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Published
1850
Condition
Good
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$45.00

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Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1850. In red buckram covers with gilt lettering on spine. Square and intact binding. Ex-library with usual markings. Random foxing throughout but all text pages are legible. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Moderate shelf wear.. Hardcover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Old Northwest: The Beginnings of Our Colonial System

by B. A. Hinsdale

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Published
1899
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Good
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$26.00

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Boston: Silver, Burdett & Company, 1899. Stated Revised Edition. In red cloth covers with gilt lettering and design on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Squyare and intact binsing. Clean and unmarked text pages. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. Bumping of ends of spine. Sun-faded spine. Moderate shelf wear. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Good. 8vo - over… Read more
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Washington, D. C.: War Department, 1941. TM 10-580 (Jan., 19410, TM 8-220 (March, 1941), TM 10-585 (April, 1941). In tan wrapppers with lettering in black on front covers and spine. Square and intact stapled bindings. No writing anywhere. Moderate soiling to covers. Photos upon request.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$36.00