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The Sportsman's Gazetteer and General Guide
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The Sportsman's Gazetteer and General Guide

By Hallock, Charles

New York: Forest and Stream Publishing Company, 1877. First edition, 1877, in generally good condition with all three folding maps present but with some tears. Includes the general guide followed by A Sportsman's Director to the Principal Resorts for Game and Fish in North America. Victorian binding in emerald green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and black, 688 + 208 pages. The first folding map is Couchiching and the Lakes of Muskova via Northern Railway of Canada, which has a pretty significant closed tear but no paper loss (repairable). The second folding map is the Chicago and Northwestern Railway and its Proprietary Railroads in 1876, which is in very good condition with a couple of very minor closed tears. The third map is in color and is in a pocket built into the rear cover. It measures about 19 x 37 inches and is a view of the entire country - A New Map of the American Overland Route. It is brittle and has essentially fallen apart at the horizontal fold lines but is complete with no paper loss (repairable). The book has some wear and very minor chipping to corners and spine ends, hinges internally reglued and secure, text block sound but not tight, pages slightly age-toned but clean, personal bookplate inside the front cover, no other names or markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$97.99

The United States Secret Service in the Late War.  Comprising the Author's Introduction to the Leading Men at Washington, with the Origin and Organization of the United States Secret Service Bureau, and a Graphic History of Rich and Exciting Experiences..
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The United States Secret Service in the Late War. Comprising the Author's Introduction to the Leading Men at Washington, with the Origin and Organization of the United States Secret Service Bureau, and a Graphic History of Rich and Exciting Experiences..

By Baker, General La Fayette C.

Chicago: Waverly Publishing Co., 1889. Handsomely bound copy of this illustrated history of the US Secret Service and its role in the Civil War and beyond. Patriotic Victorian binding in gray cloth lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt, silver gilt and red, 398 pages. Illustrated throughout with color lithographs, blue and white plates, and engraved plates printed on a bright orange background. Some rubbing to the extremities, tiny quarter inch hole to the front edge of the spine, front hinge internally reglued and secure, text block sound, pages age-toned but clean, pencil note on preliminary blank, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$87.99

The Boys' Life of Theodore Roosevelt
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The Boys' Life of Theodore Roosevelt

By Hagedorn, Hermann

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1919. Early reprint from 1919, originally published in late 1918. Juvenile biography of the US President and adventurer, illustrated with black and white line drawings and a black and white frontis portrait of the subject. Green cloth printed in gilt with a small black and white oval image on the front cover, no dustjacket, possibly as issued. Some light fraying to the spine corners, good hinges, sound text block, lightly age-toned but clean pages with some foxing to the endpapers and title page, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$34.99

The Operative's Friend, and Defence: or, Hints to Young Ladies, Who are Dependent on Their Own Exertions
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The Operative's Friend, and Defence: or, Hints to Young Ladies, Who are Dependent on Their Own Exertions

By Porter, James

Boston: Charles H. Peirce, 1850. First edition [1850]. Advice and support for women who, by whatever circumstances, were working outside the home. This noted abolitionist provides guidance to women who are earning a livelihood on their own, mainly in New England factories. Brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, 229 pages. Some rubbing and light spotting to the covers, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with some occasional light foxing, handwritten name on front free endpaper, pages unmarked.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$77.99

Torn Between Two Lands: Armenians in America, 1890 to World War I
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Torn Between Two Lands: Armenians in America, 1890 to World War I

By Robert Mirak; Robert Mirak.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1983. First edition. 1983, with a personalized inscription signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Red hardcover with dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with firm binding, clean pages, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is also very good, very minor soil to the white background of the rear panel, no chips or tears.. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$57.99

Facts and Fancies Concerning North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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Facts and Fancies Concerning North Kingstown, Rhode Island

By Pettaquamscutt Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution

North Kingstown, RI: Pettaquamscutt Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1941. Stated first edition, 1941. Worn but sound local history. Blue cloth lettered in gilt, 143 pages, illustrations in black and white. Covers heavily rubbed at the extremities, spine ends frayed, hinges good, binding sound but not tight, pages a little age-toned but clean, small internal closed tear to the lower margin of the frontis with no printed areas affected, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

American Whalers in the Western Arctic: The Final Epoch of the Great American Sailing Whaling Fleet
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American Whalers in the Western Arctic: The Final Epoch of the Great American Sailing Whaling Fleet

By Gilkerson, William. With John R. Bockstoce

Fairhaven, MA: Edward J. Lefkowicz, Inc., Printed By the Stinehour Press, Meriden Gravure, 1983. Exceptional copy of this large limited edition book, number 169 of 400 signed by the artist on a limitations page at the back, accompanied by a separate portfolio of twelve color lithographed plates, duplicates of those in the book, each pencil signed by the artist. The book captures the rich heritage of American whaling off Alaska through twelve color plates plus additional illustrations in black and white. Very large book, oblong elephant folio, 15.5 inches tall and 19 inches wide, bound in gray textured cloth with a lovely dark teal blue leather spine, silver gilt lettering on spine and front cover. The accompanying portfolio is the same size and bound in the same cloth without lettering. As issued, without box or slipcase (a clamshell box was issued only with numbers 1 through thirty of the edition, and were not for sale). Fine condition, looks new and unused, all plates present. Purchased from a family who purchased several copies of the book when new in 1983 and never unpacked them.. Signed by the Artist. First, Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

$237.99

Wearing Propaganda: Textiles on the Home Front in Japan, Britain, and the United States, 1931-1945
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Wearing Propaganda: Textiles on the Home Front in Japan, Britain, and the United States, 1931-1945

By Edited By Jacqueline M. Atkins

New Hampshire: Yale University Press, 2005. First edition, 2005. Hefty book in red cloth with dustjacket, color illustrated throughout. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, clean pages, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$57.99

United Nations Pictorial. Number One [1]
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United Nations Pictorial. Number One [1]

By United Nations

New York: United Nations Department of Public Information, 1953. First edition, 1953, of issue no. 1 of this short-lived periodical, issued shortly after the opening of the UN Building in New York. Hard-to-find item that describes not only the opening of the building and the UN mission, but highlights world events in Korea, Chile, Philippines, Latin America, and more. Includes a table of how nations shared in the expenses associated with the United Nations when the NY headquarters first opened. Softcover, 48 pages, illustrated in black and white, 12 inches tall. Some light soil to the covers from handling, no chips or tears, good binding, very clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$347.99

Fear Itself: The New Deal and the Origins of Our Time
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Fear Itself: The New Deal and the Origins of Our Time

By Ira Katznelson

New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2013. First edition, first printing. Gray hardcover with black cloth spine, illustrated dustjacket. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, clean pages, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.99

Anxious Decades: America in Prosperity and Depression, 1920-1941 (Norton Twentieth Century America)
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Anxious Decades: America in Prosperity and Depression, 1920-1941 (Norton Twentieth Century America)

By Michael E. Parrish

New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1994. Thick paperback in about fine condition, looks and feels never read, with tight binding, very clean pages, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.99

Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 (New American Nation Series)
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Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 (New American Nation Series)

By Eric Foner and John A. Garraty (editors)

New York: HarperCollins, 1988. First edition, first printing, 1988. Dark blue cloth with dustjacket. The book has a light coffee colored stain to the top edge of the text block which is barely visible on a few pages and which has made the inner portion of the far top edge of the photos section slightly wavy. Otherwise very good with firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [29.95] and has no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.99

Register of Revolutionary Soldiers and Patriots Buried in Litchfield County
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Register of Revolutionary Soldiers and Patriots Buried in Litchfield County

By Compiled By Joyce Mackenzie Cropsey

Canaan, New Hampshire: Phoenix Publishing, 1976. First edition [1976], signed by the author on the half-title. Published for the Mary Floyd Tallmadge Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution [DAR]. Very good in lightly worn dustjacket. Blue hardcover with illustrated endpapers, illustrated dustjacket. The book has good hinges, a firm text block, clean pages with no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and has some edge rubbing and very minor closed tears to far outer edges, no paper loss.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

Old Paths and Legends of the New England Border: Connecticut, Deerfield, Berkshire
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Old Paths and Legends of the New England Border: Connecticut, Deerfield, Berkshire

By Abbott, Katharine M.

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1907. First edition, 1907. Tour of historical sites throughout Connecticut and Western Massachusetts, illustrated with black and white plates from photographs, title page printed in black and sepia. Maroon cloth with small illustration mounted on the front cover, gilt lettering, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed,408 pages plus publisher's ads. Some rubbing to teh extremities, chip to upper left corner of front cover illustration, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, name neatly written on front free endpaper, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$44.99

Now I Remember : The Autobiography of Thornton W. Burgess
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Now I Remember : The Autobiography of Thornton W. Burgess

By Burgess, Thornton W.

Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1960. Stated first edition, 1960. Autobiography of the man who brought children Old Mother West Wind and beloved animal characters from Laughing Brook. Black hardcover with dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with only very minor shelf rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with no names or other markings but a scuffed area on the front free endpaper where a bookplate may have been removed. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [5.00] and has some allover light scuffing and edgewear, a few infinitesimal edge chips, essentially no paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.99

My Grandfather, Thornton W. Burgess
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My Grandfather, Thornton W. Burgess

By Frances Meigs

Beverly, MA: Commonwealth Editions, 1998. First edition, 1998, signed by the author on the title pages. Fine in near fine dustjacket. Personal memoir and biography of a noted children's author and naturalist. Near-black cloth with dustjacket. Book is in fine condition with tight binding, clean pages, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [21.95] and has a very tiny closed tear to the top of the front joint, no paper loss, otherwise fine condition.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.99

An Army of the Aged. A History and Analysis of the Townsend Old Age Pension Plan
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An Army of the Aged. A History and Analysis of the Townsend Old Age Pension Plan

By Richard L. Neuberger and Kelley Loe

Caldwell, ID: The Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1936. First edition, 1936. Analysis, critique and examination of potential effects of the Townsend Plan, a proposal to furnish the elderly with a $200 per month pension, and which was relied upon heavily in development of Social Security. Red cloth printed in red, frontis cartoon in black and white, orange printed dustjacket. The book is near fine with firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [2.00] and is very good with some spine darkening and a tiny chip from the top edge of both front and rear covers, almost no paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$67.99

Genealogy of the Odiorne Family in America
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Genealogy of the Odiorne Family in America

By Odiorne, James Creighton. Revised By David Walter Odiorne

Ann Arbor, MI: The Arbortown Book Company, 1967. Second edition, 1967, originally published in 1875 and updated in 1966. Black cloth with dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with a firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings, some darkening along the hinges of the endpapers most likely from the binder's glue. The mylar protected dustjacket has some very minor shelf soil to the light colored background, modest edgewear with some inconsequential tiny chips, very little paper loss.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$97.99

Hawthorne and His Circle
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Hawthorne and His Circle

By Hawthorne, Julian

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1903. First edition, October 1903. Biographical data on Nathaniel Hawthorne and his literary and social circle. Brown cloth lettered in gilt and white, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, no dustjacket, likely as issued. Light rubbing to the extremities, very minor corner bumping, tiny light colored spot to front cover, internally near fine with good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

Memoir of Mrs. Rebekah Evans, of South Reading, Mass. [Masschusetts]
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Memoir of Mrs. Rebekah Evans, of South Reading, Mass. [Masschusetts]

By Anonymous

Boston: J. Howe, Printer, 1836. Title page dated 1836. Memorial memoir in bright red leather lettered and decorated in gilt, frontis portrait, about 6.25 inches tall. Covers rubbed, especially at the corners and spine ends, some cover soil including an ink bottle ring on the front cover, good hinges, sound text block, pages uniformly foxed but clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$67.99

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