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image of Man's Rise To Civilization As Shown By The Indians Of North America From Primeval Times To The Coming Of The Industrial State

Man's Rise To Civilization As Shown By The Indians Of North America From Primeval Times To The Coming Of The Industrial State

by Peter Farb

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Published
1968
Condition
Very good +
Edition
Book of the Month Club Edition
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$30.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1968. Book of the Month Club Edition. Cloth. Very good +/very good. A very good plus Book of the Month Club edition in a very good, unclipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with silver title stamping on spine. Bump to lower front corner. Previous owner's name stamp on first free end… Read more
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Carrie

by Stephen King

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Published
1974
Condition
Fine
Edition
Book Club Edition
ISBN
9780385086950
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$200.00

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New York: Doubleday, 1974. Book Club Edition. Boards. Fine/fine. A prisitine book club edition from 1974 in a very near fine dust jacket. Appears unread. No flaws. Grey paper boards with gilt title stamping on spine. Dust jacket has crease on spine which is only visible on the inside. Octavo. Stephen King's first book. "“Carrie” is about a telekinetic… Read more
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A Time to Kill

by John Grisham

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
Book Club Edition
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$75.00

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New York: Wynwood, 1989. Book Club Edition. 1/4 cloth. Fine/very good +. A near fine book club edition in a very good plus dust jacket. Black quarter cloth over black paper boards. Binding is sturdy and square. Previous owner's information written in ink on first free endpaper (only flaw). Dust jacket showing wear and a crease at corners… Read more
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The Dark Half

by Stephen King

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780670855032
Item Price
$170.00

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New York: Viking Press, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. 1/4 cloth. Fine/fine. A fine first edition, first printing in a perfect, fine dust jacket. Appears unread. Black paper boards over black quarter cloth spine. SK in gold foil on cover, title in gold foil on spine. Purple endpapers. First published by Viking Press and complete number line 1-10.… Read more
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$170.00
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Insomnia

by Stephen King

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Published
1994
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780670855032
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$200.00

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New York: Viking Press, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. 1/4 cloth. Near fine/near fine. A very near fine first edition, first printing in a very near fine dust jacket. Grey paper boards over white quarter cloth spine. SK in red foil on cover, title in red foil on spine. Grey endpapers. First published by Viking Press and complete… Read more
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image of TThe English Spelling book. Accompanied by a Progressive Series of Easy and Familiar Lessons.

TThe English Spelling book. Accompanied by a Progressive Series of Easy and Familiar Lessons.

by Kate Greenaway (illus.); William Mavor

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Published
1885
Condition
Good +
Edition
First Thus
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$75.00

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London: George Routledge & Sons, 1885. First Thus. Pictorial boards. Good +/missing. Kate Greenaway. A good plus first thus, wil lovely sepia illustrations by Kate Greenaway. Buff paper covered boards illustrated in red and black on upper and lower cover, lettered black and red, Spine peeled. Bumps and rubbing to lower corners.Top edge speckled red. Red… Read more
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Needful Things: The Last Castle Rock Story

by Stephen King

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Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$75.00

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New York: Viking Press, 1991. First Edition, First Printing. 1/4 cloth. Fine/fine. A near fine first edition/first printing in a fine dust jacket. Black paper boards with black quarter cloth spine. SK with sillouhette stamped on front cover and title in same orange foil stamping on spine. Red endpapers. Uniform dust discoloration on top edge. Dust jacket is… Read more
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Black House: A Novel

by Stephen King; Peter Straub

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Published
2001
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Trade Edition
ISBN
9780375504396
Item Price
$25.00

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New York: Random House, 2001. First Trade Edition. 1/4 cloth. Near fine/fine. A fine first trade edition (after the limited edition) in a fine dust jacket. Black quarter cloth over black paper boards.No flaws. Binding is sturdy and square. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. 424 [6] pp. Octavo, 6 1/4 x 9… Read more
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image of Bibliotheca Americana: A Dictionary of Books Relating to America. Volumes 1-20, part 1 (to parts CXVI) signed with original signed receipt from Sabin

Bibliotheca Americana: A Dictionary of Books Relating to America. Volumes 1-20, part 1 (to parts CXVI) signed with original signed receipt from Sabin

by Joseph Sabin

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Published
1892
Condition
Very good +
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$1,100.00

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New York: Joseph Sabin, 1892. First Edition, First Printing. Three quarter leather. Very good +. A very good plus first edition, small paper copy. One of 525 copies issued. These are the works published in Sabin's lifetime. Signed by Joseph Sabin with original signed receipt from Sabin. Mixed set: small paper copy and stiff wraps on vol 20,… Read more
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$1,100.00
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Rosas

by John Masefiled

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Published
1918
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition; Limited edition
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$20.00

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New York: Macmillan, 1918. First Edition; Limited edition. 1/4 vellum. Very good/missing. A very good first, limited edition, number 184 of 750 signed and numbered copies. One quarter vellum over paper covered boards with ornate gilt title stamping which is fine and bright on front cover and spine. Deckled pages. Ex-Library with 1934 Brockton Public Library bookplate of… Read more
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image of The Lore and the Lure of Yosemite. The Indians,their Customs, Legends and Beliefs. Big Trees. Geology. And The Story of Yosemite

The Lore and the Lure of Yosemite. The Indians,their Customs, Legends and Beliefs. Big Trees. Geology. And The Story of Yosemite

by Herbert Earl Wilson

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Published
1928
Condition
Very good
Edition
Early Printing
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$30.00

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Los Angeles: Wolfer Printing Co., Inc., 1928. Early Printing. Pictorial boards. Very good/missing. A very good early printing. Paper-covered pictorial boards. Showing rubbing on lower half of joint. Binding is sturdy, square and tight. INSCRIBED by the author on the first free end paper. Dust jacket missing. 135 pp. Twelvemo.
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image of A Vulcan among the Argonauts; being vivid excerpts from those most original and amusing memoirs of John Carr, blacksmith

A Vulcan among the Argonauts; being vivid excerpts from those most original and amusing memoirs of John Carr, blacksmith

by John Carr; Robin Lampson (ed.)

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Published
1936
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
Item Price
$35.00

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San Francisco: George Fields, 1936. Limited Edition. Cloth. Fine/missing. hans. A fine limited edition, one of 500 Copies Designed and Hand Printed by Wilder Bentley & His Wife, Apprentice. Originally published as "Pioneer Days in California" Pictorial buckram boards. Binding is sturdy and square. Deckled pages. SIGNED on the second leaf by the editor, Robin Lampson. Missing the… Read more
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image of The Golden Crucible; an Introduction to the History of American California: 1850-1905,... First Prize Essay, James D. Phelan Historical Essay Contest Held under the Auspices of the San Francisco Branch, League of American Pen Women

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San Francisco: Paul Elder and Company, 1930. Limited Edition. 1/4 cloth. Very good/good +. A very good limited edition (1 of 1000 copies,regular edition on India antique paper) in a good plus dust jacket. Brown quarter cloth under green paper boards. Bottom edges worn. Binding is sturdy, tight, and square. Uniform toning to first free endpaper. Deckled pages.… Read more
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image of Travels In California With Map (Biobooks California Centennial Editions)

Travels In California With Map (Biobooks California Centennial Editions)

by Thomas Jefferson Farnham

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Published
1947
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Thus; Limited Edition
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$75.00

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Oakland: Biobooks, 1947. First Thus; Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/missing. A about fine first thus, one of 750 printed. Binding is perfect. Brown faux leather boards. Decorated endpapers. Previous owner's bookplate has come loose from front pastedown. Rear map intact and pristine. 166 [1] pp. Octavo. Thomas Jefferson Farnham (1804–1848) was an explorer and author of the… Read more
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image of Indians of California: The Changing Image

Indians of California: The Changing Image

by James J. Rawls

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Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780806118741
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$25.00

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Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1984. First Edition. Leatherette. Fine/good +. A fine first edition in a good plus dust jacket. Jacket showing waving on front and wear along top edge. 293 pp. including index. Octavo. A history of the California Indians as they have been perceived by whites, with discussion of the customs, practices, laws, and… Read more
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image of The life and adventures in California of Dón Agustn Janssens 1834-1856

The life and adventures in California of Dón Agustn Janssens 1834-1856

by William H. Ellison; Francis Price (eds.)

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Published
1953
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Thus
Item Price
$50.00

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San Marino, CA: The Huntington Library, 1953. First Thus. Cloth. Near fine/very good +. An about fine first thus in a very good plus dust jacket. Quarter cloth over green glitter-speckled boards. Binding is sturdy, tight and square. Previous owner's address label on verso of first free endpaper. Erasure marks on first free endpaper. Map endpapers. Additional… Read more
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image of Curious woodcuts of fanciful and real beasts. [By] Konrad Gesner. A selection of 190 sixteenth-century woodcuts from Gesner's and Topsell's natural histories.(Dover pictorial archives series)

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New York: Dover, 1971. First Edition. Oversized paperback. Fine/none as issued. Edward Topsell. A near fine first edition in softcover.Quarto. Edward Topsell (circa 1572 – 1625) was an English cleric and author best remembered for his bestiary. Topsell's The History of Four-footed Beasts (1607) and The History of Serpents (1608), both published by William Jaggard, were reprinted together as… Read more
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image of De Soto and the Conquistadores

De Soto and the Conquistadores

by Theodore Maynard

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Published
1930
Condition
Very good +
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1930. First Edition. Cloth. Very good +/missing. A very good plus first edition. Blue cloth covered boards with bright gilt title stamping on cover and spine. Binding is sturdy, tight and square. All corners bumped. Painted top edge. 197 pp. including index. Hernando de Soto c. 1500 – May 21,… Read more
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image of The Royal Highway : (El Camino Real)

The Royal Highway : (El Camino Real)

by Edwin Corle

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Published
1949
Condition
Very good +
Edition
First Trade Edition
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$30.00

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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1949. First Trade Edition. Cloth. Very good +/good +. A very good plus first trade edition (stated first edition) in a good plus dust jacket. Red cloth-covered boards with black title-stampiing. Wear to top and bottom edges of book. Deckled pages. Map endpapers. Dust jacket is price clipped and taped into older Brodart archival cover. jacket… Read more
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$30.00
image of The Life of Our Lord, Written for His Children During the Years 1846 to 1849

The Life of Our Lord, Written for His Children During the Years 1846 to 1849

by Charles Dickens

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Published
1934
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$55.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/good +. A fine first edition in a good plus / very good dust jacket. Green cloth boards with facsimile Dickens signature in gilt on cover. Black title stamping on spine. All edges painted black. Loss to bottom edge of dust jacket (see photo). 128 pp. 4 3/4 x… Read more
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$55.00