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London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1952. Second printing, title page dated 1952. Good in worn dustjacket. Red cloth, illustrated dustjacket. The book has some edgewear, good hinges, sound text block, some age-darkening of endpapers, pages clean, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [6.00] and is heavily scuffed with shelf soil and speckling to the… Read more
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The Stammering Century

by Seldes, Gilbert

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1928
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New York: The John Day Company, 1928. First edition, 1938. Cultural history of the 19th century from the viewpoint of the early 20th century. Blue cloth with dustjacket. The book is in fair to good condition with some minor spotting to the front cover, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket… Read more
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The Myth of Southern History: Historical Consciousness in Twentieth-Century Southern Literature

by Davenport, Francis Garvin

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1970
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9780826511515
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Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press, 1970. First edition, 1970. Tan cloth with dustjacket. Very good condition with firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [7.95] and has some light edgewear, no paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Alone Together: A History of New York's Early Apartments

by Cromley, Elizabeth Collins

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1990
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9780801423246
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New York: Cornell University Press, 1990. First edition, 1990. Brown cloth with dustjacket. Very good condition with firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has a slightly faded spine, no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Quest/78 Magazine: The Pursuit of Excellence. November/December 1978. Vol. 2. No. 6

by Robert Shnayerson, Editor

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1978
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Pasadena, CA: Ambassador International Foundation, 1978. Single issue of this late 1970s era aspirational magazine with stories of people who live life to its fullest, new ideas for new adventures, encouragement to try new things, lifestyle changes, etc.- perfect content for the self-absorbed 1970s, along with consistently themed advertising. Softcover in very good condition with only light edge rubbing, tiny… Read more
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Quest/78 Magazine: The Pursuit of Excellence. July/August 1978. Vol. 2. No. 4

by Robert Shnayerson, Editor

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1978
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Pasadena, CA: Ambassador International Foundation, 1978. Single issue of this late 1970s era aspirational magazine with stories of people who live life to its fullest, new ideas for new adventures, encouragement to try new things, lifestyle changes, etc.- perfect content for the self-absorbed 1970s, along with consistently themed advertising. Softcover in very good condition with only light edge rubbing, firm… Read more
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Quest/78 Magazine: The Pursuit of Excellence. September/October 1978. Vol. 2. No. 5

by Robert Shnayerson, Editor

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1978
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Pasadena, CA: Ambassador International Foundation, 1978. Single issue of this late 1970s era aspirational magazine with stories of people who live life to its fullest, new ideas for new adventures, encouragement to try new things, lifestyle changes, etc.- perfect content for the self-absorbed 1970s, along with consistently themed advertising. Softcover in very good condition with only light edge rubbing, tiny… Read more
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Quest/78 Magazine: The Pursuit of Excellence. March/April 1978. Vol. 2. No. 2

by Robert Shnayerson, Editor

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1978
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Pasadena, CA: Ambassador International Foundation, 1978. Single issue of this late 1970s era aspirational magazine with stories of people who live life to its fullest, new ideas for new adventures, encouragement to try new things, lifestyle changes, etc.- perfect content for the self-absorbed 1970s, along with consistently themed advertisements. Softcover with some edgewear, vertical crease to front cover, light orange… Read more
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Quest/78 Magazine: The Pursuit of Excellence. January/February 1979. Vol. 2. No. 7

by Robert Shnayerson, Editor

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1977
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Pasadena, CA: Ambassador International Foundation, 1977. Single issue of this late 1970s era aspirational magazine with stories of people who live life to its fullest, new ideas for new adventures, encouragement to try new things, lifestyle changes, etc.- perfect content for the self-absorbed 1970s, along with consistently themed advertising. Softcover in very good condition with only light edge rubbing, firm… Read more
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Quest/78 Magazine: The Pursuit of Excellence. January/February 1978. Vol. 2. No. 1

by Robert Shnayerson, Editor

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1977
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Pasadena, CA: Ambassador International Foundation, 1977. Single issue of this late 1970s era aspirational magazine with stories of people who live life to its fullest, new ideas for new adventures, encouragement to try new things, lifestyle changes, etc.- perfect content for the self-absorbed 1970s, along with consistently themed advertising. Softcover in very good condition with only light edge rubbing, firm… Read more
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Quest/78 Magazine: The Pursuit of Excellence. May/June 1978. Vol. 2. No. 3

by Robert Shnayerson, Editor

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1978
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Pasadena, CA: Ambassador International Foundation, 1978. Single issue of this late 1970s era aspirational magazine with stories of people who live life to its fullest, new ideas for new adventures, encouragement to try new things, lifestyle changes, etc.- perfect content for the self-absorbed 1970s, along with consistently themed advertising. Softcover in very good condition with only light edge rubbing, firm… Read more
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The Nation Triumphant: The Historical Writings of Henry Adams, Theodore Roosevelt, and Woodrow Wilson

by Moe, Stephen A.

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1971
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Stanford, CA: Stanford University Humanities Honors Program, 1971. First edition, 1971. Stanford Honors Essay in Humanities Number XV. Softcover, 66 pages including footnotes and list of titles in series. Covera age-toned and a little soiled with a darkened square of unknown origin on the front cover, binding sound, pages clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over… Read more
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Alaska. Harriman Alaska Expedition Volume I - Narrative, Glaciers, Natives

by John Burroughs, John Muir and George Bird Grinnell

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1901
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New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1901. Volume I only of a two-volume set. Volume I includes the complete narrative of the Harriman Expedition (118 pages) by John Burroughs as well as The Pacific Coast Glaciers by John Muir and Natives of the Alaska Coast Region by George Bird Grinnell (Volume II focuses on the history, geography and resources of… Read more
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The Boys' Life of Abraham Lincoln

by Nicolay, Helen. Illustrated By Jay Hambidge and Others

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1906
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New York: The Century Co., 1906. First edition, 1906. Illustrated with black and white plates. Remarkably well-kept copy in tan cloth printed in black and white, Near fine condition with good hinges, tight binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Cloud-Vailed Throne: A Discourse on the Funeral Services of John D. Gardner, Held in the Baptist Church, Hancock, Mass., November 29, 1857

by Viets, Apollos Phelps

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1858
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Troy, NY: A. W. Scribner and Co., 1858. First edition, 1858. Dark brown cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in blind, 40 pages plus one page appendix, just over 7 inches tall. Covers scuffed with light fraying to corners and spine ends, hinges good at endpapers but with some separation at final page which is starting to separate from the… Read more
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Mark Twain's Autobiography. In Two Volumes

by Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens). Introduction By Albert Bigelow Paine

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1924
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1924. Stated frst edition [1924]. Lightly worn but sound set of this fascinating posthumously published autobiography, containing insights into Twain's famous works. Two volumes in blue cloth lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, 368 + 365 pages, two pages of publisher's ads at the end of the second volume. Some shelf rubbing and… Read more
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I Was a Slave in Russia: An American Tells His Story

by Noble, John

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1958
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New York: The Devin-Adair Company, 1958. First edition, 1958, with transmittal letter from the Chairman of the Federation of Hungarian Former Political Prisoners folded neatly at the front, along with a carbon copy of the response from Senator Purtell stapled to the front free endpaper, additional leaflet from the Media Foundation also at the front. Story of a Detroit native… Read more
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The Andy Warhol Diaries

by Andy Warhol. Edited By Pat Hackett

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1989
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New York: Warner Books, Inc., 1989. Thick nearly square shaped book of compiled entries from Warhol's diaries illustrated in black and white. Black hardcover with black cloth spine, 9.5 inches tall, 807 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is good to very good with a light scattering of age-speckling (foxing) to the outer edges of the text block, good hinges, sound… Read more
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Monterey and the Hotel Del Monte. Photo-gravures

by A. Wittemann

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Published
1894
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New York: A. Witteman; Albertype Co., 1894. 1894 edition. Exceptional copy of this hardcover tourist souvenir, title page plus eight pages of views printed on one side only. Two-tone gray hardcover printed in gilt, oblong, 7" x 9". A couple of tiny spots to the front cover, good hinges, firm text block, very clean pages, no names or other markings..… Read more
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History of the Town of Richmond, Cheshire County, New Hampshire. From Its First Settlement, to 1882

by Bassett, William

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1884
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Boston: C. W. Calkins & Co., 1884. First edition, 1884. Illustrated in black and white plus double page map, contains a large number of brief biographical profiles of prominent citizens plus genealogical information. Worn but sound copy in brown cloth with gilt spine lettering, 578 pages. Wear to extremities, especially spine ends, rear hinge internally reglued and secure, text block… Read more
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