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The Historical Nights' Entertainment: First Series and Second Series (2  Volumes)
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The Historical Nights' Entertainment: First Series and Second Series (2 Volumes)

by Sabatini, Rafael

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Boston: Houghton, Mifflin No Date. Very Good. Hardcover. "I would select for my purpose...more or less famous events...which were in themselves bizarre and resulting from the interplay of human passions." This two volume set contains both the first & second series. First published in 1917, this is the American edition which has an internal 1919 date. Contains historical stories of true crime, etc. Contents clean tight and bright (pencil note on end paper) . "To this edition...are three stories originally published under "The Justice of the Duke." 2 volumes. Previous owner name in pencil dated 1924. Original red cloth bindings with gilt decorations, spines sunned, lettering dull but still legible. No internal or external markings.; Frontis Portraits; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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A History of the Jews

A History of the Jews

by Sachar, Abram Leon

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Fifth Edition
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1968. Fifth Edition. Hardcover. The author was the President of Brandeis University and covers the Jews from the earliest period to the new state of Israel. Contains an index and a bibliography in the rear. Fifth Revised and Enlarged edition. Original dark blue cloth covers with bright gilt spine lettering. There is a small previous owner's name stamp on the inside front pastedown, else this is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings, and no significant wear. ; Maps; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 478 pages .
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Ways to Self-Realization: A Modern Evaluation of Occultism & Spiritual  Paths
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Ways to Self-Realization: A Modern Evaluation of Occultism & Spiritual Paths

by Sadhu, Mouni

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New York: Julian Press, Inc.. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Sadhu Mouni (1897 - 1971) was a Polish author and follower of the spiritual teacher Sri Ramana Maharishi whose wide interest in spirituality encompassed both eastern and western spiritual beliefs. This book is concerned with both spirituality and occult knowldege, and is presented in the form of a series of wide-ranging informal talks. This is the uncommon first edition, published by Julian Press in 1962 -- the British edition was published in 1963. This is a clean and unmarked book in the original gray cloth covers with gilt spine and cover lettering and decoration. There are no interior or exterior markings, no previous owner names, and no bookplates. There is a bit of spotting to the red top edge (not to the contents). The dust jacket is worn with tape repairs at the top and bottom of the spine and edge, else in serviceable condition. The dust jacket is now in a protective, removable,… Read More
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The Life Of Harman Blennerhassett: Comprising An Authentic Narrative Of  The Burr Expedition And...

The Life Of Harman Blennerhassett: Comprising An Authentic Narrative Of The Burr Expedition And Containing Many Additional Facts Heretofore Not Published

by Safford, William

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Chillicothe: Ely, Allen & Looker. Good+. 1850. First Edition. Hardcover. Blennerhassett was the wealthy Irish-American lawyer whose island in the Ohio River provided a staging area for Aaron Burr's conspiracy in 1806 and who also provided financial backing to Burr. Burr was charged with treason for attempting to start a war with a private army in what is now the south west United States. Burr was acquitted when the government could not prove its case. The tips of the covers are worn, and the head and tail of spine a bit perished, else a nice clean and tight book. Old owner name in pencil on rear end paper. Lacking one prelminary blank leaf. Frontis illustration is of Blennerhasset's Mansion on Blennerhasset Island in the Ohio River. Ref: Sabin 74878, Howes S13; Frontis; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 239 pages .
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The Demon Device by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle As Communicated to Robert  Saffron

The Demon Device by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle As Communicated to Robert Saffron

by Saffron, Robert

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9780399122859 / 0399122850
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. 0399122850 . A nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings. Dust jacket in similarly nice condition with no chips, tears, or markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 285 pages .
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Wah Sash Kah Moqua; Or, Thirty-three Years Among the Indians

Wah Sash Kah Moqua; Or, Thirty-three Years Among the Indians

by Sagatoo, Mary

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Tawas City, MI: Printer's Devil Press. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1897. Reprint. Softcover. This is a reprint of the scarce original edition that describes the author's life among the Chippewa of the Saginaw Bay region of Michigan. Mary was from Massachusetts and married a Chippewa Indian, Joseph Cabay, in 1863 who was in ill health; an unusual mixed race marriage in that era. Shortly thereafter they left for the Saginaw Bay Indian village where Joseph soon died of the illness that had been lingering since before their marriage. Mary then married his cousin, Peter Sagatoo, and she describes her life as a teacher, her observations of the Chippewa with whom she lived, and their beliefs, customs, etc. This is a facsimilie reprint of the original 1897 edition published by Charles A. White. This copy is a softcover bound in red wrappers with black cover printing and illustration. This reprint is undated. Small bookshop sticker on lower corner of rear wrapper. The… Read More
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Stevens Thomson Mason: Misunderstood Patriot

Stevens Thomson Mason: Misunderstood Patriot

by Sagendorph, Kent

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New York: E. P. Dutton. Good with no dust jacket. 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. An interesting biography of a man whose imprint is on much of Michigan's early political history. Born in Virginia in 1811, he was appointed by Andrew Jackson to be Territorial Governor of Michigan in 1835 at the young age of 24 and helped guide Michigan to statehood in 1837. He was then elected to be Michigan's first Governor, serving until 1840. He died in Detroit of pneumonia only three years later. Contains Genealogical Notes, Bibliography and an Index in the rear. The blue cloth spine is sunned, and there is a light scratch to the rear cover, else a generally good, tight and clean copy with a previous owner bookplate on front free end paper. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 447 pages .
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Civilization Before Greece and Rome
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Civilization Before Greece and Rome

by Saggs, H. W. F.

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9780300044409 / 0300044402
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New Haven: Yale University Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1989. Hardcover. 0300044402 . Contains an index, source notes, and a bibliography in the rear.There is a small "discard" stamp on the bottom edge--no other markings inside or outside the book, else this is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no owner names, no bookplates and nounderlining or highlighting. The dust jacket in similarly nice condition with no chips, tears, or markings. ; B&W Illustrations, Map; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 322 pages .
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B & O Power: Steam, Diesel and Elecric Power of the Baltimore and Ohio  Railway, 1829-1964
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B & O Power: Steam, Diesel and Elecric Power of the Baltimore and Ohio Railway, 1829-1964

by Sagle, Lawrence W. & Staufer, Alvin F.

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Medina, OH: Alvin Staufer. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1964. Hardcover. This in-depth study covers the different classes of B&O locomotives which are covered in detail; all with multiple photos of the engines. Original publisher's black cloth pebbled covers with gilt spine and cover lettering. There is very slight rippling to the foredge of pages, else this is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings, no previous owner names and no bookplates. The dust jacket is complete, with some edgewear.; B&W Photos & Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 351 pages .
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Parade Of Sail, Offcial Sesquicentennial Festival Of Water

Parade Of Sail, Offcial Sesquicentennial Festival Of Water

by Traverse City Parade Of Sail

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Traverse City: No Publisher. Near Fine. 1987. Softcover. A booklet with a list the ships that participated in the Parade of Sail festival in Traverse City, Michigan in 1987 along with brief descriptions & photos of seven of them. Unpaged, but 16 pages. Glossy stapled, pictorial wrappers. ; B&W Illustrations. maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [16] pages .
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Louis Napoleon and Mademoiselle De Montijo

Louis Napoleon and Mademoiselle De Montijo

by Saint-Amand, Imbert

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good with no dust jacket. 1899. Hardcover. She was the Spanish wife of Napoleon III who became the last Empress of France. The author penned a number of books relating to French history. The red cloth covers worn and the spine is darkened, else a clean, tight and unmarked book with a small previous owner's book plate on the front paste down. Contains two illustrations. ; Frontis Portrait; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 512 pages .
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Des Anciens Gouvernemens Federatifs, et De La Legislation de Crete
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Des Anciens Gouvernemens Federatifs, et De La Legislation de Crete

by Sainte Croix, Guillaume Emmanuel Joseph de

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East Lansing: H. J. Jansen. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1798. First Edition. Hardcover. This is the original first Paris edition of this book--it is not a reprint. Covers the government of Crete from its beginnings in the ancient world to the present (ie., the date of the book). Date given as "An VII de la Republique Francoise." Text in French. Folding map of Crete in nice, bright condition. Several additional tables. Last page is an unnumbered Errata page. Pages free of foxing and spotting, some pages are age toned a bit darker than others, but all clearly readable. The leather spine worn & split about 1.5" at top edge & beginning to split at bottom eddge, wear to all edges and tips. A nice tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings. Title translation: Former Federative Governments and Legislation of Crete ; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 503 pages .
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Yoko Saito's Scandinavian Quilts
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Yoko Saito's Scandinavian Quilts

by Saito, Yoko

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9780985974602 / 0985974605
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Los Gatos: Stitch Publications. Near Fine. 2012. Softcover. 0985974605 . The author is a "celebrated quilt artist in Japan." About half of the book profiles some of her spectacular quilts, and the rest of the book is describes projects for quliters that include instructions with photos and diagrams. The are also two folding pattens loosely laid in for quilts appearing in the book: Pattern B & Pattern D. This is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings, no owner names and no bookplates. Appears to have been seldom used. ; Color Photographs & Drawings; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 128 pages .
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Disaster on the Mississippi: The Sultana Explosion, April 27, 1865
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Disaster on the Mississippi: The Sultana Explosion, April 27, 1865

by Salecker, Gene Eric

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9781557507396 / 1557507392
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Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1996. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 1557507392 . The Sultana was a severely overloaded Mississippi River steamboat seven miles north of Memphis in 1865 when its boilers exploded killing 1,700 of 2,100 recently released Union prisoners of war. Only rated to carry 376 passengers, this was the worst marine disaster in United States history. Contains an index, source notes, and a bibliography in the rear. Original black publisher's covers with gilt spine lettering. This is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings, no previous owner names and no bookplates. The dust jacket has a crease to the top edge of the rear panel, else it is in similarly nice condition with no chips, tears, or markings.; B&W Photographs & drawings; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 346 pages .
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The Tobermory Shipwrecks

The Tobermory Shipwrecks

by Salen, Rick & Jack Salen

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Ontario: Mariner Chart Shop. Near Fine. 1976. First Edition. Stapled wraps. The authors document about 47 shipwrecks off Tobermory at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula that is on the channel that lies between Lake Huron and Georgian Bay. There are many maps and phots throughout the book. Original blue publisher's stapled wrappers with blue cover lettering. There is a small trace of sticker residue on the rear wrapper, else this is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings, no owner names and no bookplates.; B&W Illustrations & Photos; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 1976 pages .
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War between China and Russia

War between China and Russia

by Salisbury, Harrison

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New York: Norton. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. 0393053946 . This book covers Chinese-Russian relations with much on the hostile nature each country exhibits toward the other. Previous owner's name on front paste down. End paper maps and an index in the rear. The dust jacket blurb taped to rear end paper, else this is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book in original red cloth covers.; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages .
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Dior by Christian Dior, 1947 - 1957
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Dior by Christian Dior, 1947 - 1957

by Sallard, Olivier

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9781614285489 / 1614285489
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New York: Assouline Publishing. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2017. Hardcover. 1614285489 . This is a beautifully produced book cataloging some of Chrisitan Dior's most iconic creations. The photographs by Laziz Hamani are simply stunning, and the text (in English) by Musee Galliera director Olivier Saillard provides contextual details of his most famous designer. Published to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the houe of Dior, and expected to be the first volume in a series devoted to creative directors of fashion houses. Dior's designs during the first ten years are beautiful creations and featured in many museums around the world. A wonderful treat for any fashion lover or a welcome addition to the life of a person who admires beauty in its many forms. This book has no owner names nor are there any interior or exterior markings. The dust jacket is also in very nice condition with the exception of some light scratching to the rear panel--probably from moving it on a… Read More
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Star Wars, Episode II: Attack of the Clones
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Star Wars, Episode II: Attack of the Clones

by Salvatore, R. A.

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9780345428813 / 0345428811
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New York: Del Rey Books (Science Fiction and Fantasy). Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0345428811 . Based on the story and screen play by George Lucas. Original black cloth publisher's spine with gilt spine lettering over black paper covered boards. This is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings, no previous owner names and no bookplates. The dust jacket in similarly nice condition with no chips, tears, or markings.; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 353 pages .
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Images of the Wild: Photography and Stories

Images of the Wild: Photography and Stories

by Sams, Carl R. & Stoick, Jean

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9781886947184 / 188694718X
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Chelsea, MI: Sleeping Bear Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1997. Hardcover. 188694718X . Incredibly beautiful color wildlife photos by two of the country's premier Michigan wildlife photographers; many photos taken in Michigan. Interesting descriptions accompany most photos. A nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings. Dust jacket has no chips or tears and is also in very nice condition.; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 136 pages .
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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years [Volume 1 of 2 Only]
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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years [Volume 1 of 2 Only]

by Sandburg, Carl

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New York: Harcourt Brace. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1926. Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Volume 1 of 2 only, and looking for its mate. This is the 4th printing, May 1926. Original dark blue black cloth covers with bright gilt spine lettering. No internal or external markings. There are a few whitish spots to the rear cover and a bit of faint spotting to the front cover; short, slight horizontal crease to spine at edge. This copy was printed in the first year of its publication. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 480 pages .
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