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Life of George Washington Embracing Anecdotes Illustrative of his Character

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lindsay & Blakiston: 1845

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 1290

Condition: Very Good


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 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Remembering Farrah: Her Life in Pictures

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Time People: 2009

Seller ID: 1650

Condition: Fine


80pp. Illustrated. A People magazine tribute to Farrah Fawcett. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Albany, James B. Lyon: 1893

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009206

Condition: Very Good


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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Albany, James B. Lyon: 1900

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009207

Condition: Good


43pp. Original olive green cloth stamped in gilt. Frontispiece portrait of Flower. The cloth is soiled. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Notable Men of Central New York: Syracuse and Vicinity, XIX and XX Centuries

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: N.p., Dwight J. Stoddard: 1903

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009364

Condition: Very Good


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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Notable Men of Central New York: Syracuse and Vicinity, Utica and Vicinity, Auburn, Oswego, Watertown, Fulton, Rome, Oneida, Little Falls

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.p., Dwight J. Stoddard: 1903

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009365

Condition: Good


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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Sir William Osler, Bart.: Brief Tributes to His Personality, Influence and Public Service

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins Press: 1920

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 016186

Condition: Very Good


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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Queen Mother

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Greenwich House: 1983

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019379

Condition: Near Fine


Unpaginated. Loaded with photographic illustrations. Traces of rubbing to the extremities. A nice copy. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

James Robertson of Newington, A Memorial of His Life and Work

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Robert Carter & Bros.:

Seller ID: 022137

Condition: Good


365pp. Original blue cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt. Introduction by John Ker. Hinges cracked and reglued with archival quality binding glue. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Ex-library with the usual markings. Spine ends frayed. Ownership inscription to the half title. View more info

The Letters of Archie Butt; Personal Aide to President Roosevelt

By: Abbott, Lawrence F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1924

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012229

Condition: Very Good


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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

T.S. Eliot: A Life

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1984

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 008389

Condition: Very Good


400pp. Illustrated. Faint black remainder mark to the bottom edge of the text block. Corners lightly creased. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Fred Astaire: A Wonderful Life

By: Adler, Bill

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Carroll & Graf: 1987

Seller ID: 015031

Condition: Fine


191pp. Illustrated. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

A Second Look in the Rearview Mirror

By: Adler, Mortimer J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1992

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010226

Condition: Very Good


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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A Man of Faith: The Spiritual Journey of George W. Bush

By: Aikman, David

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Nashville, W Publishing Group: 2004

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 016550

Condition: Near Fine


237pp. Illustrated. Ownership blindstamped seal on the front free endpaper. Small crease to the head of the spine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Pride of Obsession: The Unusual Life of Christopher Columbus

By: Aizenstat, A.J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Jose, Writers Club Press: 2001

Seller ID: 006335

Condition: Near Fine


346pp. Only traces of wear. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Good Provider, H.J. Heinz and His 57 Varieties

By: Alberts, Robert C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020985

Condition: Near Fine


297pp. Illustrated. Pictorial endpapers. Two corners bumped. Several small closed tears to the top edge of the jacket. View more info

Andrew Carnegie, The Man and His Work

By: Alderson, Bernard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1909

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022288

Condition: Good


231pp. + 1 page advert. Original green cloth with lettering stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Illustrated. Folding plate of three aerial views of his factories. Corners bumped and rubbed through at the tips. Darkening to the spine. Back pastedown and endpaper foxed. Ownership inscriptions to the front free endpaper. View more info

The Greatest, My Own Story

By: Ali, Muhammad & Richard Durham

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1975

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 022187

Condition: Very Good


416pp. Original gray paper over black cloth, lettering in red and gilt. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Bottom corners bumped. Some foxing to the top edge of the text block. White stain to the back panel of the jacket. View more info

John Hancock, Patriot in Purple

By: Allan, Herbert S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, The Beechurst Press: 1953

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 021582

Condition: Very Good


422pp. 2nd Printing. Original greenish gray cloth with spine lettering stamped in purple. Frontispiece. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. The head of the spine is chipped and a few faint stains to the back panel on the jacket. One corner barely bumped. View more info

Waldo Emerson

By: Allen, Gay Wilson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin Books: 1982

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 008398

Condition: Very Good


751pp. Illustrated. Text browned. Wraps creased. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info