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A SYMPOSIUM ON ANDREW FURUSETH.
New Bedford, MA: The Darwin Press, no date [1948]., 1948.
Green cloth. [2], vi, 7-233, [2] pp + frontispiece portrait and numerous plates. Rubber stamp of American Merchant Marine Library Association to front pastedown; AMMLA presentation label to front free endpaper; rubber stamped to top page edges; foxing to endpapers, page edges, and first three leaves; a good, unworn copy otherwise, tight in the binding. Furuseth was leader of the SUP and the ISU seamen's unions on the west coast of the USA. Contributions by Robert LaFollette, Louis Adamic, John L. Lewis, Fiorella LaGuardia, and many others.
$25.00                          Book Number: 11891                          Order / Enquire



A PICTORIAL BOOKLET. San Francisco in Ruins.The Spirit of '06 [cover title].
San Francisco: Advergraph Press, no date [1906].,
15.5 x 11.3 cm. Grey card covers printed in gilt. 9 leaves printed both sides in a continuous strip folded accordian style, glued into covers. Covers have soft creases, nicks to fore edges, VG. Captioned photos of the aftermath of the Great San Francisco Fire and Earthquake. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$50.00                          Book Number: 9338                          Order / Enquire



THE HISTORY OF ONEIDA COUNTY
No place (Utica, NY): Oneida County, New York, 1977.
Green cloth. 256 pp, index, text in triple columns, illustrations throughout. Ink inscription of one of the county Board of Legislators, else fine. Dust jacket has nicks, creased tear at bottom of rear panel, VG otherwise. New York State county history. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$25.00                          Book Number: 20603                          Order / Enquire



SANTA CATALINA ISLAND
Los Angeles: M. Rieder, copyright 1905.,
Oblong format, 8 x 10 inches, green pictorial card covers printed in black, white and gold. [48] pp, stapled. Tanning to margins of covers; creases to lower outer corner of front cover and title leaf; tan soil spots to margin of lower outer corner of first few leaves; two four page gatherings near centre have come loose from the staples, including the double page view of Avalon harbor; light foxing to the title leaf; in all, a good, still respectable copy, no owner names. Captioned photographic views on every page of text, with a map on the last page.The booklet was for sale exclusively by Catalina Novelty Company and H.R. Travilla, Avalon, Catalina Island. The booklet is now protected with a plastic wrapper.
$75.00                          Book Number: 21972                          Order / Enquire



The daring adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont, among buffaloes, grizzlies and Indians being a spirited diary of the most difficult and wonderful explorations ever made, opening ... the great pathway to the Pacific.
New York: Worthington & Co., 1889.
Later printing (first was in 1885). Modern rebinding of brown buckram, spine ruled at tips and lettered "Kit Carson". pp (5)-493, including frontispiece illustration. Text paper yellowed as always, small hole to margin of first leaf of text (no printing affected), else fine, no owner names.
$50.00                          Book Number: 28537                          Order / Enquire



VIEWS OF ITHACA AND CORNELL UNIVERSITY (Third Edition)
Ithaca, New York: Andrus & Church, no date (ca. 191-?),
Oblong format, 5.5 x 8 inches, red paper covers printed in silver. pp [64], stapled. Soft corner creases, VG, clean & tight otherwise, no owner names. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.
$15.00                          Book Number: 29231                          Order / Enquire



Transport Requirements for the Growth of Northwest North America... Vol 2. Research Report by Battelle Memorial Institute on an Integrated Transport System to Encourage Economic Development on Northwest North America.
Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1961.
Volume 2 (of 3) only. Quarto, card covers. Folding maps and large colour folding map in pouch at rear. Some soiling and creasing to covers, else a VG clean and tight copy. The subtitle to the whole work is "Letter from the Chairman, Alaska International Rail and Highway Commission, Transmitting the Final Report of the Alaska International Rail and Highway Commission, Pursuant to Public Law 884, 84th Congress." 87th Congress, 1st Session, House Document No. 176. Volume 2. 1.5 kg parcel.
$19.95                          Book Number: 32226                          Order / Enquire



MEMORIAL RECORD OF THE COUNTY OF CUYAHOGA AND CITY OF CLEVELAND, OHIO
Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, 1894.
Original bevel edge decorated leather stamped in blind and gilt, page edges gilt, cloth decorated endpapers. pp (2), 924, (2) + many fine steel-engraved portraits. Rebacked, with 3/4 of the back strip laid down, cloth inner hinges added. Rubbing to the covers and spine, bit of edge wear; else a VG clean and tight copy. Note: 4.5 kg parcel, please enquire for shipping rate.
$95.00                          Book Number: 33576                          Order / Enquire



DEDICATORY PROGRAM. Baker Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church, East Aurora, New York, September 2nd to 7th, 1918
East Aurora, New York: 1918.
Quarto, pp 32, string tied in tan card covers printed in green and red. Numerous photos (one in colour), vingette illustrations in light green in lower margins. Light foxing to first and last page; crease to upper outer corner throughout; VG clean & uworn copy otherwise. Though not stated, this was clearly printed by The Roycrofters. Scarce.
$50.00                          Book Number: 41748                          Order / Enquire



A LITERARY MAP OF BALTIMORE, the Almost Athens of the Upper South., 1729-1969
Cockeysville, MD: Baltimore County Historical Society, no date (1969?),
Large sheet folded to make sixteen 4 1/2 x 9 1/8 inch panels. VG, clean copy.
$20.00                          Book Number: 41870                          Order / Enquire



SOUVENIR OF MAUCH CHUNK, GLEN ONOKO & SWITCH BACK R.R.
No place (Portland, Maine): No publisher. no date (Chisholm Bros.,19--),
View book. 6 x 4.75 inches. brown leather grain cloth stamped in gilt. 24 sepia photos, two to a panel, folding out according style + (40) pp text at rear "Mauch Chunk and Surroundings". Views of the line of the Lehigh Valley Rail Road, the switchback railroad, buildings, waterfalls, other sights. Backstrip renewed with dark brown cloth, repairs to splits to folds with archival paper tape, VG clean and unworn copy otherwise.
$25.00                          Book Number: 43638                          Order / Enquire



Woolworth's first 75 years; the story of everybody's store, 1879-1954
New York: F.W. Woolworth Company, 1954.
Quarto, pp (64), stapled in illustrated card covers. Photos, facsimiles. Vertical crease to front cover, corner crease to rear cover, slight rubbing along spine, VG clean copy otherwise.Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$14.95                          Book Number: 45768                          Order / Enquire



A CLERGYMAN (John McNamara)
IN PERILS BY MY OWN COUNTRYMEN: three years on the Kansas Border
New York and Auburn: Miller, Orton & Mulligan, 1856.
Modern rebinding of brown buckram, spine lettered & ruled in gilt. pp [2], viii, (9)-240, [2]. Some foxing, mainly early and late, else a clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. McNamara, strongly anti-slavery, was a missionary of the Protestant Episcopal Church who served 1851-52 in the Platte Purchase section of Missouri and then from 1854 in Kansas in a turbulent era. . Howes M175, Graff 2645, Wagner-Camp 277.
$75.00                          Book Number: 28541                          Order / Enquire



ACKER, Marian Francis
ETCHINGS OF OLD MOBILE
Mobile, Alabama: Gill Printing & Stationery Company, 1938.
Tan cloth and illustrated boards, fore edges untrimmed. #38 of an edition of 200 copies signed by the author / artist. Reproduces 20 b&w etchings, with text, by the author. Soft bump at foot of spine, very light damp spots to cloth at lower inner corner of front cover, else fine, no owner names. The dust jacket has nicks and small chips, with two small internal repairs; VG otherwise.
$50.00                          Book Number: 33438                          Order / Enquire



AKERS, Charles W.
CALLED UNTO LIBERTY: a life of Jonathan Mayhew 1720-1766
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1964.
Red cloth. pp (xiv), 285 + frontispiece portrait. Bibliography, notes, index. Yellowing to page edges, else fine. Jacket has yellowing to spine, VG otherwise. Rev. Akers, of Boston's West Congregational Church, preached rebellion from the pulpit.
$15.00                          Book Number: 44768                          Order / Enquire



ALEXANDER, E.P.
MILITARY MEMOIRS OF A CONFEDERATE: A Critical Narrative. With Sketch-Maps by the Author
Dayton, Ohio: Morningside Bookshop, 1977.
Facsimile reprint of the 1907 first edition. Green cloth without dust jacket, as issued, endpaper maps. pp (viii), (635), [1], (4, ads), [2] + plates. Former owner's ink name and date on the half-title leaf, quite minor rubbing to spine tips, else fine. Alexander was Brigadier-General in the Confederate Army, Chief of Artillery, Longstreet's Corps. He was in most of the battles of the Army of Northern Virginia. Three chapters on Gettysburg. This facsimile edition adds a 10 page Introduction by Maury Klein. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
$30.00                          Book Number: 30181                          Order / Enquire



Allen, Paul [John Neal and Tobias Watkins]
A history of the American Revolution...To which are added, the most important resolutions of the Continental Congress, and many of the most important letters of General Washinton
Baltimore, Maryland: Printed for John Hopkins, 1819.
Two volume set. pp [2, blank], (xii), 592; (xiv), 510, [2]. Sabin 854: "Although the name of Paul Allen is on the title, this work was written by John Neal and Mr. Watkins " - Sabin. Ex Library copy in contemporary (worn) calf; Lacking backstrips, sides firmly and neatly attached internally with cloth tape; only two rubber stamps (to each front free endpaper), ink digits on verso of title leaves; short tear and corner chip to first few leaves of Vol. I (no printing lost); some foxing and browning in text, typical of American books in this period, but not heavy, the text being generally clean and unworn. Howes A155, Sabin 854. An excellent candidate for rebinding. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
$225.00                          Book Number: 26587                          Order / Enquire



ARPEE, Edward
LAKE FOREST ILLINOIS. History and Reminiscences 1861-1961.
Lake Forest, IL: Rotary Club of Lake Forest, 1963.
First edition. 8vo, hardcover, green cloth. (xvi), (296) pp. Photos on text paper extra to the pagination. Fine copy, no previous owner marks, in plain acetate wrapper (as issued?).
$20.00                          Book Number: 16447                          Order / Enquire



AVARY, Myrta Lockett
DIXIE AFTER THE WAR: an exposition of social conditions existing in the South, during the twelve years succeeding the fall of Richmond. With an introduction by General Clement A. Evans
New York: Doubleday, Page, 1906.
Octavo, green pictorial cloth stamped in gilt and silver, top edges gilt, others rough trimmed. pp (2), x, 435 + 32 plates (mostly portraits). Moderate rubbing at spine ends; light soiling to spine and rear cover; fore and bottom page edges yellowed; yellowing to endpapers; foxing to frontispiece and its tissue guard; VG tight and unworn copy otherwise, no owner names. An important reference for the Reconstruction era in Virginia. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
$50.00                          Book Number: 39471                          Order / Enquire



BARNBY, H.G.
THE PRISONERS OF ALGIERS: An account of the forgotten American-Algerian War 1785-1797
London: Oxford University Press, 1966.
Tan cloth. pp (xiv), 343, [4] + plates. Fine copy, no owner names. Price-clipped jacket has slight rubbing, closed tears, good.
$18.50                          Book Number: 28027                          Order / Enquire



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