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Woodbury: The Twentieth Century Revisited

Woodbury: The Twentieth Century Revisited

by Roger Stokes

Near Fine hb + wrapper. - SINGED COPY; Just one smudge on fist blank page - see photo, otherwise fine. Signed By the Author ROGER STOKES on the title Page.Woodbury parish, which incorporates the villages of Woodbury, Woodbury Salter and Exton, is currently one of the largest parishes in Devon. It encompasses much of Woodbury Common - an area of outstanding beauty - and enjoys a thriving community spirit rooted in the church and chapel, in the school and in agriculture, In days of old, the parish was... Read more
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£34.99
A Shepherd's Life

A Shepherd's Life

by W. H. Hudson

Compton Press, Tisbury, 1978. Later Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Reynolds Stone. Size: 8vo <9 3/4". xii + 215pp. Internally clean. Binding firm. Edges browned slightly. Boards slightly bowed. Illustrator: Reynolds Stone. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Farming & Rural Life; England; 19th century; Genealogy & Local History. ISBN: 0900193506. ISBN/EAN: 9780900193507. Pictures of this item not already displayed... Read more
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£6.00
The Roots of Evil: Being a Treatise on the Methods of Dealing with Crime and the Criminal During the 18th and 19th Centuries in Relation to a More Enlightened Age

The Roots of Evil: Being a Treatise on the Methods of Dealing with Crime and the Criminal During the 18th and 19th Centuries in Relation to a More Enlightened Age

by Cadogan, Edward

London: John Murray, 1937. 1st edition, 8vo, 314pp, frontis + photo reproductions, some edge spotting o/w VG Copy in heavily spotted DJ minimally chipped at head of spine. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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£9.00
Melrose, Massachusetts 1900-1950:( Signed By Mayor Thistle)

Melrose, Massachusetts 1900-1950:( Signed By Mayor Thistle)

by Kemp, Edwin C

Melrose, MA: Fiftieth Anniversary Committee, 1950 Book. Illus. by Photos. Good Plus. Hardcover. First ( No Additional printings). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original maroon cloth lettered in gilt on boards. Inscribed "To my good friend 'John' Shortis with kindest regards, Thomas L. Thistle, Mayor 1950." This book's only fault is stains from dampness on the DJ, which has bleached the cover lightly. Minor tears to DJ repaired inside. Many photos . The... Read more
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$60.00
Affidavit. (Curing Tuberculosis in the 1880&#39;s)

Affidavit. (Curing Tuberculosis in the 1880's)

by TUBERCULOSIS

unbound. very good(+). 1 page. 7 x 8". An affidavit from a physician attesting that Issac S. Collins, a Clergyman from Massachusetts, reports he has created a cure for Consumption, quoted in part: "...says that 20 years ago he expected to die long before this with Consumption, but has lived quite stable by taking horehound occasionally after taking cold ... andthen English Commercial Tea, made hot and let stand until cold, and drink it for months ... at a time his spittle was considerable ...... Read more
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$125.00
APPEARANCE and REALITY: A Metaphysical Essay

APPEARANCE and REALITY: A Metaphysical Essay

by bradley,F.H

macmillan [swan sonnenschein & co], 1893 Hardback in fair plus condition. Some moisture damage to lower side edge of pages and pages are a tad wavy. Face of pages are clear and unstained. Front hinge a bit cracked. Name plate inside front cover. Bit of writing on half title page.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fair.
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$69.00
To the Mountain and Back: The Mysteries of Guatemalan Highland Family Life

To the Mountain and Back: The Mysteries of Guatemalan Highland Family Life

by Glittenberg, Jody

Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press Incorporated, 1994. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 203 pp. Includes References. Illus. with B&W phoos. Bookstore stamp along bottom edge and on title page. Binding tight, text clean.
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$11.95
Picnic Time

Picnic Time

by Pinkham, Lydia E., Medicine Co

Lynn, MA: Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co, no date [1920s]. 16mo.; pictorial wraps with stapled binding, softcover; 32 pages; black and white illustrations; advertising booklet for vegetable compound and other products; lightly edgeworn and sunned else very good.
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$10.00
Steamboat Bill: Journal of the Steamship Historical Society of America; Winter 2003, Number 248

Steamboat Bill: Journal of the Steamship Historical Society of America; Winter 2003, Number 248

Providence, RI: Steamship Historical Society of America, Inc., 2003. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Well illustrated in color and B&W. Articles include: Keeping Up Steam; The World of Steam; Collecting Ships Menus; The Queen Gets Company. Text clean, no tears.
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$7.00
Mangeons Mieux En Zone De Foret (L&#39;Alimentation Des Adultes)

Mangeons Mieux En Zone De Foret (L'Alimentation Des Adultes)

by Leurquin, B

Paris: CLEF. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 64 pp. Illustrated with drawings. Stapled wraps. Text in French. Afrique D'Aujourd'hui: Afrique De Demain. Serie: Education Sanitaire et Hygiene. Cover lightly worn. Text clean, no tears.
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$3.00
Smoke: Cigars, Cigarettes, Pipes, and Other Combustibles

Smoke: Cigars, Cigarettes, Pipes, and Other Combustibles

by Kuntz, K.M

NY: Todtri (1997). First edition; small square 4to. glossy pictorial boards, hardcover; color and black and white illustrations; very good with no apparent flaws in a lightly edgeworn dustjacket.
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$10.00
Home Topics

Home Topics

by Brown, Susan Anna

Troy, NY: HB Nibs [ca 1881]. 8vo; pictorial cloth covered boards; hardcover; 564 pages; black and white illustrations; no title page; non-authorial inscription; authors include: Louisa M. Alcott, Mary Mapes Dodge, Charles Eastlake, and Hannah Snowden; title page is missing and covers, dusty edges sunned pages else a very good tight copy.
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$25.00
Tales of the Old Gardeners

Tales of the Old Gardeners

by Jean Stone; Louise Brodie

New Brunswick: David & Charles, 1994. Book. As New. Hardcover. Reprint. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 191 pages, 820g. Green cloth boards As New in an As New d/w. Illustrated with drawings..
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£6.00
Lectures to Young Men, on the Formation of Character, Originally Addressed to the Young Men of Hartford and New-Haven, and Published at Their United Request

Lectures to Young Men, on the Formation of Character, Originally Addressed to the Young Men of Hartford and New-Haven, and Published at Their United Request

by Hawes, Joel

Boston: Congregational Board of Publication (1856). 12mo., brown boards with gilt decorations and one rubbed spot on front cover; 142 pages; introduction by Richard Storrs, D.D.; a very good clean tight copy.
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$45.00
Namibia&#39;s Communal Conservancies; A Review of Progress and Challenges in 2009

Namibia's Communal Conservancies; A Review of Progress and Challenges in 2009

Namibian Assn. Of CBNRM Support Organisations, 2010. First Printing . Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 151 pp. Well illustrated with color maps, photos, and Figures. Binding tight, text clean
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$10.00
Around Henley-on-Thames in Old Photographs (Britain in Old Photographs)

Around Henley-on-Thames in Old Photographs (Britain in Old Photographs)

by Ellis, Sian

Budding Books, 1998. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Paperback book in excellent clean condition. Name of previous owner inside front cover. No tears or loss. Illustrated with b/w photos.
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£7.50
Fighting GOD An Atheist Manifesto For A Religious World

Fighting GOD An Atheist Manifesto For A Religious World

by Silverman, David

NY: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press (2015). Stated First Edition with a 1 present in the number line; Inscribed on title page with a Happy Face drawing "For XXX David Silverman", Signed; 8vo.; paper covered boards, hardcover; xvi, 284 pages; black and white illustrations; very good in a very good unclipped dust jacket.
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$25.00
Thoroughness Talks To Young Men

Thoroughness Talks To Young Men

by Davidson, Thain

NY: Fleming H. Revell Co., no date [ca 1800s]. 16mo.; embossed cloth covered boards, hardcover; 96 pages; sunned spine and rubbed boards else a very good clean, tight copy.
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$25.00
People Around Us: Voices of Low Wage Earners

People Around Us: Voices of Low Wage Earners

Tucson AZ: Southwest Center for Economic Integrity, 2005. First Printing . Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Oblong. Unpaginated. Size is 8-3/4" W x 6-1/2" H. Illustrated with B&W photos. Reveals everyday injustices, beauty and courage. Text clean, no tears.
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$5.00
Lunenburgh or the Old Eastern District

Lunenburgh or the Old Eastern District

by Pringle, J.D

Belleville, Ontario: Mika Publishing Company, 1980 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original reprint in blue cloth on boards. First published in 1890 by Judge Pringle of Cornwall, who includes "personal recollections" of the town as well as history of the King's Royal Regiment of New York and names of successful bidders for lots in Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry up to 1786. Previous owner's bookplate, name, and notes. Otherwise... Read more
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$40.00
On Horseback - A Tour in Virginia, North Carolina, and Tennessee With Notes of Travel in Mexico and California

On Horseback - A Tour in Virginia, North Carolina, and Tennessee With Notes of Travel in Mexico and California

by Charles Dudley Warner

Houghton Mifflin & Co,, 1888. First Thus. Hardcover. Ex-library. Charles Dudley Warner, On Horseback - A Tour in Virginia, North Carolina, and Tennessee With Notes of Travel in Mexico and California. Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin & Co., First Thus [previous version in The Atlantic Monthly, 1885]. Brown cloth hc with black-stamped cover illustration and gilt spine titling, small 8vo (18 cm), [iv] 332 pp, 16 pp ads. Literary, astute, and humorous, Warner writes of religious services, racial... Read more
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$45.00
The Gold Headed Cane

The Gold Headed Cane

by Macmichael, William

Charles C Thomas, 1953. Hardcover. Very Good +. Light bumping to corners, no wrapper, solid copy.
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$12.00
The Letters of Nancy Mitford and Evelyn Waugh

The Letters of Nancy Mitford and Evelyn Waugh

by Mitford, Nancy; Waugh, Evelyn

Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 1996. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st printing with full number line. The book is formly bound and has been carefully read. No inscription or ownership markings. Both book & unclipped jacket are in VG clean condition. No tears or loss..
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£12.50
New Left Review: Feminism and Bolshevism (No. 110, July-August 1978).

New Left Review: Feminism and Bolshevism (No. 110, July-August 1978).

by Anderson, Perry (ed. )

London: New Left Review Ltd., 1973.. 8vo. 112 pp. Very good + in wraps. Spine faded. Back cover outer edge creased at center. Very slight wear to spine. Includes contributions from Terry Eagleton, Jacqueline Heinen, Henri Weber, Georg Lukacs and others.
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$35.00
SOVIET UNION USSR propaganda posters 20 repros portfolio pub'd Moscow 1967

SOVIET UNION USSR propaganda posters 20 repros portfolio pub'd Moscow 1967

by various artists

[SOVIET UNION/RUSSIA PROPAGANDA POSTERS; REPRODUCTIONS PORTFOLIO] SOVIET RUSSIA PROPAGANDA POSTERS 20 in portfolio Moscow 1967, UNFORGETTABLE DAYS OF HISTORY [loose English translation from title in Cyrillic on portfolio front] Sovetskii Khudozhnik [Soviet Artist], Moscow, 1967, A portfolio of 20 copies of Soviet Union/Russia/Communist propaganda posters titled (rough translation from Russian] "Unforgettable/Memorable Days of History], most were published by various Soviet Union artists in 1919 and 1920,... Read more
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$275.00