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Image for A Synopsis of the Genera of American Plants, According to the Latest Improvements on the Linnean System: With the new Genera of Michaux and others.

A Synopsis of the Genera of American Plants, According to the Latest Improvements on the Linnean System: With the new Genera of Michaux and others.

By: (Rich, O.)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Georgetown, D.C., Carter, J.M. for J. Milligan and others: 1814

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004490

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


viii + 167 + [3] pp including ad on [169]. Index. 3/4 leather with hard paper boards. Leather spine just a little rubbed, gilt bright and legible , leather corners a little rubbed, boards a bit rubbed as well with old small name sticker at bottom front. Interior has names of Heydrick family of Philadelphia, 1816 on end papers in a few different hands along with some doodling, more Heydrick family on 2nd fly. Title page and following leaf have light humidity stain, titl... View more info

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Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Narratives in North America (v. 73)

By: Anderson, Mark Cronlund & Irene Maria F. Blayer, editors

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bel Air, MD, Peter Lang International Academic Publishers: 2005

Seller ID: 5967

ISBN: 0820474096

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Xi + 173 pp. Index. Illustrated. White paper hardcover with blue has minimal normal shelf wear. Interior is clean and unmarked, top edge of pages is slightly rippled, otherwise good. In this thoroughly original collection a dozen scholars deploy a variety of provocative and illuminating approaches to explore and understand the many ways that stories speak to, from, within, and across cultures in North America. ; Studies on Themes and Motifs in Literature; Vol. 73; 9.10 X... View more info

A Digested Index to the Reported Decisions of the Several Courts of Law in the United States. Volume I

By: Anthon, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, I. Riley: 1813

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003142

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


xi + 490 pp + ads. Index. Anthon was a leading nisi prius lawyer. Very scarce copy of this Index, Volume I only. Full leather original binding is chipped and worn, boards detached or detaching, spine is chipped and worn, black and gilt label present and legible but a bit chipped. Interior has normal foxing, some humidity staining at the top edge in the last 1/3 of the pages, some pages have storage dog-ears, but otherwise clean and unmarked.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9... View more info

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Journal of a Tour in Unsettled Parts of North America in 1796 & 1797 With a Memoir of the Author

By: Baily, Francis (1774-1844) ; Herschel, Sir John

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Baily Brothers: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5876

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xii + 439 pp. Title page with presentation inscription from the author's sister: "From Miss Baily, Tavistock Place." Original blind stamped ochre cloth and green endpapers, with the binder's sticker "Westley's, London". Boards have minor wear, spine gilt is faded but still legible, spine head and tail are rubbed and a bit worn. Interior hinges cracked, foxing throughout but particularly at the end and the beginning of the book, sewing showing. A bit shake... View more info

Demographic Guide to Missouri. Townships & Places, 2000 Census Edition. Polidata Demographic Guides

By: Bensen, Clark H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Polidata: 2003

Seller ID: 003213

ISBN: 1577089294

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Unpaginated. Enormous. Demographic summaries for Counties, County Subdivisions and Places; AREA PROFILES summarizing 50 categories in 5 data paragraphs; easily found in an alphabetically-arranged gazetteer; RANKINGS (of Counties & Subdivisions) and THEMATIC MAPS (of Subdivisions) for over 80 factors. PRESIDENTIAL VOTE and RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION included for Counties. Dark green buckram with gilt to spine is clean and unmarked, interior has a small price sticker mark, o... View more info

Corkscrew Stories Volume 1

By: Bull, Donald A.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Wirtz, Virginia, Bullworks: 2004

Seller ID: 6290

Condition: Very Good


254 pps. Recommended reading list at rear. White softcover with black lettering. Near fine condition, with no marks and wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Corkscrew Stories Volume 2

By: Bull, Donald A.

Price: $155.00

Publisher: Wirtz, Virginia, Bullworks: 2004

Seller ID: 6291

Condition: Very Good


256 pps. Recommended reading list at rear. White softcover with black lettering. Near fine condition, with no marks and wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Cork Ejectors An Alternative to the Corkscrew

By: Bull, Donald A.

Price: $155.00

Publisher: Wirtz, Virginia, Bullworks: 2004

Seller ID: 6292

Condition: Very Good


200 pps. Author's notes, list of pateents, and recommended reading list at rear. White softcover with black lettering. Near fine condition, with no marks and wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Theatre incorporated has the honor to present the Old Vic Theatre Company, May 6th to June 15th, 1946: a report and a Reaction. SIGNED BY CHOATE

By: Choate, Edward; and Matthews, John F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: S.L., S.N.: 1946

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003846

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


In binder. [298] leaves, [8] leaves of plates. "Second special mimeographed edition (of 100 copies)". Signed "For Cavada -- Eddie, Sept 12, 1950" on the first blank, presumably the signature of Edward Choate (1908-1975), a theatrical producer and theater manager. Hard paper binder with red paper label to front cover is aged and worn, front corners chipped away, some pencil markings, red label has price sticker scar, back cover in better condition, corne... View more info

List of the tax payers of the city of Charleston, for 1859.

By: City of Charleston

Price: $249.00

Publisher: Charleston, S.C., Walker, Evans: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003842

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


402 pages (should be 407), no title. Handsomely library bound in black buckram with bright gilt to spine, covers are clean and nice. Interior end papers have signature of James H. Rodolph who seems to have been on the board of directors of a cemetery in Charleston in the 1920s. End papers and blanks renewed. Title is missing. First text page of the book is the opening of the List, starting with Abrahams, A.H. who owned $3,000 worth of real estate and paid $45 in tax... View more info

Princeton Past and Present

By: Collins, Varnum Lansing

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002946

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


viii + 200 pp. Illustration, frontis plate and many text illustrations,photos. Talks about the town as well as the university. Dark red cloth with gilt to spine and front cover, blind ruled, just a bit of wear to covers. Interior has old ownership name and date of 1932, very small bit of foxing to the pages, otherwise clean and unmarked. Nice copy.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Congregational Year-Book, 1909. Containing the General Statistics of Those Churches for the Year 1908, Including Salaries, Value of Property, Invested Funds, Amount of Debts, Etc.... Volume No. 31

By: Congregational Churches of the United States

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Boston, The Fort Hill Press: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002882

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8 lvs of ads + 550 pages. This is the 1909 original, not a modern reprints. "An alphabetical list of the Congregational ministers, and of the officers and students of Congregational Theological Seminaries; the annual Record of Changes; the vital statistics of Congregational ministers deceased in 1908; statements of the National Co-operative Societies; the national and state Organizations of Churches, and other miscellaneous information. Number of copies: 12,500. ... View more info

The Congregational Year-Book, 1908. Containing the General Statistics of Those Churches for the Year 1907, Including Salaries, Value of Property, Invested Funds, Amount of Debts, Etc.... Volume No. 30

By: Congregational Churches of the United States

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Boston, The Fort Hill Press: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002886

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8 lvs of ads + 557 pages. This is the 1908 original, not a modern reprints. "An alphabetical list of the Congregational ministers, and of the officers and students of Congregational Theological Seminaries; the annual Record of Changes; the vital statistics of Congregational ministers deceased in 1907; statements of the National Co-operative Societies; the national and state Organizations of Churches, and other miscellaneous information. Number of copies: 12,600. ... View more info

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Graham Greene: on the Frontier Politics and Religion in the Novels

By: COUTO, MARIA

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, MacMillan Press: 1988

Seller ID: 6645

ISBN: 0333443462

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


X + 264 pp. Interview with Graham Greene, appendix, notes, bibliography, and index at rear. Black DJ with picture of Graham Greene on front. DJ in good condition, clean with no marks or wear. Black cloth boards. Book near fine, in excellent condition with no marks or wear. ; X X ; 264 pages View more info

Image for On the four rocks of the New Haven region, East rock, West rock, Pine rock, and Mill rock  In illustration of the features of non-volcanic igneous ejections ... a guide to walks and drives about New Haven

On the four rocks of the New Haven region, East rock, West rock, Pine rock, and Mill rock In illustration of the features of non-volcanic igneous ejections ... a guide to walks and drives about New Haven

By: Dana, James D

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New Haven, Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, Printers: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6718

Condition: Good


Vi + 120 pp. 7 plates and fold out maps at rear. Scarce first edition w/Dana's copyright stamp on reverse of title page. Blue cloth boards with gold gilt letters. Book is in good condition. Faint wear along edges and some wear on spine. Faint marks on front fly pages and on title page. Otherwise very clean with no other marks. ; X X View more info

Naval History of Fairfield County Men in the Revolution: A Tale Untold

By: Danenberg, Elsie N.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Fairfield, cT, Fairfield Historical Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7717

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


201 pp, index, 5 illustrations including one fold-out map and one fold-out showing John Paul Jones' ship the Ranger in action. An excellent, scarce, scholarly but very accessible history of the Fairfield County, Connecticut, navy during the American Revolution. Extensive notes and lovely illustrations. Book is tight and bright, virtually as new, pictorial cover, the very faintest bit of shelf wear at the bottom of the spine, otherwise as issued.; 8vo - over 7¾" -... View more info

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Familiar Letters to a Gentleman Upon a Variety of Seasonable and Important Subjects in Religion The Fourth Edition

By: Dickinson, Jonathan (1688-1747)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, W. Gray: 1784

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 8704

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


vii [i], 390, 2 In what appears to be original sheep which is worn and scuffed but still holding together, 5 raised bands and red morocco label still present. First free endpaper has a faint owner inscript on the verso, another inscript or date on the title page but otherwise clean and unmarked. Paper is browned and thumbed but everything still present including advert leaf at rear. Dickinson was a Congregationalist who became a Presbyterian to try to fight off the har... View more info

Image for Lord Selkirk's Diary 1803-1804 A Journal of His Travels in British North America and the Northeastern United States  Champlain Society XXXV

Lord Selkirk's Diary 1803-1804 A Journal of His Travels in British North America and the Northeastern United States Champlain Society XXXV

By: Douglas, Thomas; White, Patrick C.T., Editor

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Champlain Society: 1958

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 7686

Condition: Very Good


xxxii, fold plate, 359 (xvi) pp. Index. Frontis plate, 3 maps (2 folding). Limited edition of 500, this is no. 85. Red cloth covers with gilt to spine are clean with just a hint of shelf wear, top edge gilt, fore-edges rough cut. Interior clean and fresh, one page turned down corner, otherwise very good. Includes travels to Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, Quebec and Ontario (Upper and Lower Canada), Nova Scotia and the Maritimes. ; The Champlain Society; 8vo 8"... View more info

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The Voyageur and Other Poems

By: Drummond, William Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York And London, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1911

Seller ID: 7002

Condition: Good


Viii + 142 pp. Green cloth boards with picture on front cover. Book is in good condition, faintly rubbed at top/base of spine, and on corners. Interior is clean with no marks. View more info

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Rafinesque in Lexington 1819-1826 Signed, Limited Edition

By: Dupre, Huntly

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Lexington, KY, Bur Press: 1945

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8920

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


KB6 xii,[2],99, [iv] pp. Index, bibliography. Signed by the author on the half title, no. 234 of limited edition of 250. Green marbled paper hard boards have some rubbing at the extremities, dark green cloth spine with paper pastedown title. There is no pastedown to the front cover. Interior has some pencil erasure to the first blank, otherwise clean and nice. Very attractive small octavo. ; Kentucky Monographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 99 pages; Signed by Author View more info