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1 Life of George Washington Embracing Anecdotes Illustrative of his Character
Philadelphia Lindsay & Blakiston 1845 First Edition Original Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 
222pp. + 6pp. ads. 1st Edition. Original brown cloth, elaborately stamped in blind and gilt, advertisement endpapers. Illustrated. Part of The Young American's Library series. Foxed. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Head of spine frayed. Ownership inscription on a blank prelim. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 36.00 USD
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2 Notable Men of Central New York: Syracuse and Vicinity, Utica and Vicinity, Auburn, Oswego, Watertown, Fulton, Rome, Oneida, Little Falls
N.p. Dwight J. Stoddard 1903 First Edition Full Leather Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
428pp. Full crushed calf with lettering and decorations stamped in gilt, all edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Illustrated with portraits. Much (not all) of the text is loose in the binding, resulting in the whole being shaken. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Spine crinkled. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 Notable Men of Central New York: Syracuse and Vicinity, XIX and XX Centuries
N.p. Dwight J. Stoddard 1903 First Edition Full Leather Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
428pp. Original full leather (crushed calf), elaborately stamped in gilt, all edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Illustrated with the portraits of those men who are the subjects of the biographies. Corners bumped and rubbed, three corners rubbed through. Some rubbing to the other extremities but not rubbed through. Boards show faint discoloration. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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4 Proceedings of the Senate and Assembly of the State of New York on the Life, Character and Public Services of Roswell P. Flower. Albany April 3, 1900
Albany James B. Lyon 1900 First Edition Original Cloth Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
43pp. Original olive green cloth stamped in gilt. Frontispiece portrait of Flower. The cloth is soiled. 
Price: 5.60 USD
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5 Proceedings of the State of the Senate and Assembly of the State of New York, on the Life and Character of James Gillespie Blaine. Albany, February 13, 1893
Albany James B. Lyon 1893 First Edition Original Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
58pp. Original olive green cloth stamped in gilt. Corners bumped and rubbed but not rubbed through. Faint pencil strikes all over the front free endpaper and the front pastedown, but not easily seen because the endpapers are black. Some minor staining to the binding. 
Price: 9.60 USD
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6 Remembering Farrah: Her Life in Pictures
NY Time People 2009 Original Cloth Fine Fine Book 
80pp. Illustrated. A People magazine tribute to Farrah Fawcett. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 6.40 USD
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7 Sir William Osler, Bart.: Brief Tributes to His Personality, Influence and Public Service
Baltimore The Johns Hopkins Press 1920 First Edition Original Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
167pp. Original olive green cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Illustrated. Originally published in The Bulletin for the Johns Hopkins Hospital in July 1919, this is the first edition of the offprint. Ownership inscription on the front pastedown. Corners bumped and rubbed, bottom corners rubbed through at the tips. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Abbott, Lawrence F. The Letters of Archie Butt; Personal Aide to President Roosevelt
Garden City Doubleday, Page & Co. 1924 First Edition Original Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
395pp. Illustrated. Original blue cloth, spine lettering stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Frontispiece portrait of the subject (rather than a portrait of A. Butt). Corners bumped. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Bookseller's ticket on the front pastedown. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Ackroyd, Peter Dickens: Public Life and Private Passion
London BBC 2002 First Edition Original Cloth Fine Fine 8vo - over 7 - 9" Tall 
160pp. Illustrated. Companion volume to the BBC TV series. 
Price: 9.60 USD
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10 Ackroyd, Peter T.S. Eliot: A Life
NY Simon & Schuster 1984 First Paperback Edition Original Pictorial Wraps Very Good No Jacket Remainder 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
400pp. Illustrated. Faint black remainder mark to the bottom edge of the text block. Corners lightly creased. 
Price: 4.80 USD
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11 Adams, William Howard Gouverneur Morris
New Haven Yale University Press 2003 First Edition Original Cloth Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
345pp. Illustrated. Traces of wear. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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12 Addams, Jane Twenty Years at Hull House
NY Signet Book 1981 Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
320pp + author's blurb. Some lined drawings printed in the text. Corners bumped lightly. No marks inside. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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13 Adler, Bill Fred Astaire: A Wonderful Life
NY Carroll & Graf 1987 Original Cloth Fine Fine 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
191pp. Illustrated. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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14 Adler, Mortimer J. A Second Look in the Rearview Mirror
NY Macmillan 1992 First Edition Original Cloth Very Good Very Good Remainder 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
322pp. Illustrated. A sequel to his autobiographical "Philosopher At Large." Includes a bibliography of Adler's corpus. Remainder strike on the bottom edge of the text block. The jacket shows two chips from the head of the spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Aikman, David A Man of Faith: The Spiritual Journey of George W. Bush
Nashville W Publishing Group 2004 Second Printing Original Cloth Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
237pp. Illustrated. Ownership blindstamped seal on the front free endpaper. Small crease to the head of the spine. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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16 Aizenstat, A.J. Pride of Obsession: The Unusual Life of Christopher Columbus
San Jose Writers Club Press 2001 Original Wraps Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
346pp. Only traces of wear. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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17 Allen, Gay Wilson Waldo Emerson
Harmondsworth Penguin Books 1982 First Paperback Edition Original Wraps Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
751pp. Illustrated. Text browned. Wraps creased. 
Price: 4.80 USD
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18 Allen, Steve Mark It and Strike It: An Autobiography
NY Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1960 First Edition Original Cloth Very Good Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
432pp. Illustrated. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Pastedowns and endpapers foxed and offset. Corners bumped. The jacket is edgeworn and creased along the edges. There is one three inch closed tear to the bottom edge of the front panel of the jacket. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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19 Allyn, W.G. Welch Allyn: An American Success Story
N.p. Self Published 1996 Probable 1st Edition Original Pictorial Wraps Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author
248pp. Illustrated. This copy inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Uncommon as a signed copy. The story of Welch Allyn, a company that manufactures medical equipment in upstate New York, written by the son of the founder. The front wrap is creased. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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20 Alsop, Joseph FDR, 1882-1945
NY Gramercy Books 1998 Reprint Original Cloth Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
256pp. Illustrated. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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