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image of The History of Ancient Greece, Its Colonies and Conquests... Part the Second; Embracing the History of the Ancient World, from the Dominion of Alexander to that of Augustus; with a Survey of Precedind Periods, and a Continuation the History of Arts and Letters (Volume II Only)

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London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1820. New Edition. Full leather. Very good. A very good "New edition." Full leather boards. Gilt trim. 5 raised bands. Shelfwear to head and tail of spine. Corners are rubbed. 4 cm x 3 mm loss on back of book. Binding is sturdy, square, and tight. Marbled endpapers. Both hinges have been… Read more
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$75.00
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Radcliffe Community, Folks & Facts Illustrated

by Radcliffe Publication Committee

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1978
Condition
As new
Edition
1st Edition
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$95.00

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Radcliffe, Iowa: Radcliffe Publication Committee, 1978. 1st Edition. Leatherette. As new. Near fine first edition. Embossed leatherette, rear top corner bumped. Previous owner's bookplate in front pastedown. Illustrated enpapers. Local history and genealogy research of interest to Scandinavian and Iowan families. 360 pp. Folio, 9 1/2 x 12 inches tall.
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Memorial Address

by Hon. John Gilbert Winant

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1948
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1948. First Edition. Original cloth. Very good. A very good first edition signed by Congressman Glenn Robert Davis of Wisconsin. Black cloth boards, gilt title stamping. Fraying at front hinge and top of spine. Mildly cocked. Inscription from Congressman Davis and previous owner's name on first free endpaper. Tissue guard intact with frontis… Read more
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Grisly Grisell; or, The Laidly Lady of Whitburn. A tale of the Wars of the Roses.

by Charlotte M. Yonge

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Published
1893
Condition
Very good
Edition
1st Edition
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$50.00

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New York: Macmillan, 1893. 1st Edition. Original cloth. Very good. A very good first edition in one volume. Blue cloth boards with gilt title-stamping. Shelf wear to head and tail of spine.Stain to front cover plus waterstain at base of book. Bookplate and missing label on front pastedown. Previous owner's signature from 1897 on first free endpaper. Book… Read more
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The Journal of Duncan M'Gillivray

by Duncan M'Gillivray

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Published
1969
Condition
Near fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$60.00

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Fairfield, WA: Ye Galleon Press, 1969. Limited Edition. Leather bound. Near fine. A near fine, limited edition, number 39 of 338 issued. Maroon leather boards with gilt title stamping. Andorra paper. Pictorial end papers. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled at inner edge of half-title page. 8, lxxviii, 79, 24, 6, [2] pp. Octavo,… Read more
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The Record of America

by James Truslow Adams; Charles Garrett Vannest

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Published
1935
Condition
Very good +
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$40.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. 1/4 cloth. Very good +/missing. A very good plus 1935 edition, signed by the author, James Truslow Adams. Gold quarter cloth spine under red cloth with gilt highlights. Leather title label with gilt title stamping. End papers toned. Taped into blank page with signature is a brief obituary of Adams dated 1949.… Read more
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A History of the Dominion of Canada

by John B. Calkin

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Published
1898
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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Halifax: A.& W. Mackinlay, 1898. First Edition. Cloth. Very good. A very good 1898 edition, with copyright and title date matching. Orange cloth boards with fading. Map end papers in front. Rear end papers heavily toned across most of page. Color plate of Canadian flag. B/W photos. Binding is sturdy and square. xv, 448 pp. including index. Duodecimo,… Read more
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The World Encompassed

by Sir Francis Drake

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Published
1966
Condition
Fine
Edition
Facsimile
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$20.00

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New York: Readex Microprint, 1966. Facsimile. Leatherette. Fine. A fine facsimile of the original. Red leatherette with black leatherette inlaid on spine. Gilt title stamping. Fiber end papers. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled near front hinge. From the Great Americana series. [2], 108 pp. Octavo, 6 x 9 1/2 inches tall.
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image of An Account Of The Red River In Louisiana Drawn Up From The Returns Of Messrs. Freeman And Custis In The War Office Of The United States, Who Explored The Same In The Year 1806

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Fairfield, Washington: Ye Galleon Press, 1984. First Thus. Leather bound. Fine. A fine first thus edition. Brown leather boards with gilt title stamping on cover and spine. Map end papers. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled at edge of half title. Black and white drawings, tables. 74 pp. including index. Octavo, 7 1/4 x… Read more
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A Narrative of Colonel Robert Campbell's Experiences in the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade from 1825 to 1835

by Robert Campbell; Drew Alan Holloway, ed.

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Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780877704904
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$50.00

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Fairfield, Washington: Ye Galleon Press, 1991. First Thus. Leather bound. Fine. A fine first thus. Brown leather boards with gilt title stamping on cover and spine. Frederick Remington end papers. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled at edge of half title. 67 pp. including index. Octavo, 6 x 9 1/4 inches tall. .… Read more
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Livia: First Lady of Imperial Rome

by Anthony A. Barrett

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Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780300091960
Item Price
$35.00

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New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. A fine first edition, first printing, in a fine dust jacket. Charcoal paper boards with gold foil stamping on spine. No flaws. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. 424 pp. Octavo, 6 x 9 1/2 inches tall. Livia (58 BC-29 AD), the… Read more
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Hellas, The Civilizations Of Ancient Greece

by Keith Branigan; Michael Vickers

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Published
1980
Condition
Very good +
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$25.00

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New York: McGraw-Hill, 1980. Cloth. Very good +/fine. A very good plus copy in a fine dust jacket. Russet cloth boards with gold foil title stamping on cover and spine. Previous owner's book plate on front pastedown, and embossed owner's seal on title page. Otherwise fine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket showing original price. Dust jacket now… Read more
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Rome and Her Empire

by Barry W. Cunliffe

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Published
1978
Condition
Very good +
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$25.00

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New York: McGraw-Hill, 1978. Cloth. Very good +/fine. A very good plus copy in a fine dust jacket. Brown cloth boards with gold foil title stamping on cover and spine. Previous owner's book plate on front pastedown, and embossed owner's seal on title page. Otherwise fine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket showing original price. Dust jacket now… Read more
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White House Nannie: My Years with Caroline and John Kennedy, Jr. [Misprint]

by Maud Shaw

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Published
1966
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$60.00

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New York: New American Library, 1966. First Edition, First Printing. 1/4 cloth. Near fine/missing. A near fine first printing, as stated, and bound upside down. Laid in with contemporary color news photos of the Kennedy family. Green quarter cloth under decorated burgundy paper boards. Top corners rubbed. Green end papers, no markings. Illustrated with black and white… Read more
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Imagining Egypt: A Living Portrait of the Time of the Pharaohs

by Mark Millmore

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Published
2007
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9781579125479
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$20.00

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New York: Black Dog & Leventhal, 2007. Glossy pictorial cover. Near fine/fine. Mark Millmore. A near fine first printing in a fine dust jacket. Glossy pictorial boards, top corner bumped. Otherwise fine. Fine, unclipped dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. Not remaindered. 192 pp. Quarto, 9 x 11 1/2 inches tall.
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Cleopatra: Histories, Dreams and Distortions

by Lucy Hughes-Hallet

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Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First American Edition, 1st Printing
ISBN
9780060162160
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$20.00

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New York: Harper and Row, 1990. First American Edition, 1st Printing. Cloth. Fine/fine. A fine first American printing in a fine dust jacket. Green cloth boards. Pages are white and bright. Fine dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. 338 pp. including index. Octavo, 6 x 9 1/2 inches tall.
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Inside the F.B.I.

by John J. Floherty; J. Edgar Hoover (introduction)

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Published
1943
Condition
Good +
Edition
3rd Printing
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$20.00

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1943. 3rd Printing. Cloth. Good +. A good, signed copy. Stated third impression. Red cloth boards showing sunning. Corners rubbed. Front joint starting at tail of spine, heavy shelf wear to head and tail. Signed by author on half-title. Fingerprint image end papers. Text clean and bright. Binding sturdy and square. Missing… Read more
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America's Front Page News 1690-1970

by Michael C. Emery, R. Smith Schuneman, Edwin Emery, eds.

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Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Early trade edition
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: Doubleday, 1970. Early trade edition. Cloth. Near Fine/very good. Near fine, early Doubleday trade edition, circa 1970 in a very good dust jacket. No additional printings, no ISBN. Beige cloth boards. Dust jacket inner flap is not price clipped, and reads "AFPN $20.00." Previous owner's gift inscription on first free endpaper. Binding is sound and… Read more
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The September 11 Photo Project

by Michael Feldschuh

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
2002
Condition
As new
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
$50.00

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New York: Regan Books, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Boards. As new/as new. As new first edition hardcover, first printing in a like dust jacket, with two programs laid in from the Sacramento, California exhibit. Black boards with silver title. Full color & b/w photos throughout. As new dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover.… Read more
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