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International Office and Family Atlas of the World

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chicago, John F. Waite: 1893

Seller ID: 017508

Condition: Very Good


318pp. Original green cloth decoratively stamped in black and gilt, all edges marbled. Back board has light residue scattered across it. Corners bumped and rubbed through at the tips. Hinges starting. One of the distinguishing features of this atlas is the fact that 35 principal US & Canadian cities are represented with maps, including some relatively early and unusual ones like Dallas (TX), St. Joseph (MO), Council Bluffs (IA). There are a lot of great charts as well, including charts that represent the wages of male and female teachers, illiteracy of various US states, illiteracy of nations,... View more info

The Beautiful Caverns of Luray (Souvenir Booklet)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Luray, Lauck & Co.: 1942

Seller ID: 017584

Condition: Near Fine


23pp. Illustrated, including a nice centerfold spread of a side view of The Ball Room. No previous ownership inscriptions in the item itself. Housed in the original unused mailer which is soiled and has a pencil inscription on the verso. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Agricultural Almanac for the Year 1890, Vol. 65

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lancaster, John Baer Sons: 1890

Seller ID: 017592

Condition: Good


Unpaginated (30pp.). Illustrated. Typical almanac content with the obligatory references to the horoscope. Articles on value of woodland, when to cut brush, uses of linseed, rules for building barns, advice on horses, how to make fire extinguishers, the statistical odds of death, substances liable to spontaneous combustion (watch out for starch), the importance of recording deeds, building a rat proof corncrib, mutton suet as a household remedy, an account called A Tragedy at an Indian Dance, business rules, "things worth knowing" and more. Includes a chart showing "An Anatomy of M... View more info

Agricultural Almanac for the Year 1937

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John Baer's Sons: 1937

Seller ID: 017593

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (34pp.). Illustrated. Pages creased at the corners. Light soil. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Agricultural Almanac for the Year 1957

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John Baer's Sons: 1957

Seller ID: 017594

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (32pp.). Illustrated. Corners creased. Browned. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Investigation of Senators Joseph R. McCarthy and William Benton Pursuant to S. Res. 187 and S. Res. 304

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, The Beacon Press:

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 017632

Condition: Very Good


400pp. A photographically reprinted report of the original document printed by the Government Printing Office in 1952. Wraps soiled. Back joint starting. Printed wraps quarter bound with flexible red cloth. Ownership inscription on the title page. Notation in ink at the top right corner of the back cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Tobaccoland USA

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.p., Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co.: 1942

Seller ID: 017667

Condition: Very Good


40pp. Illustrated. A nice advertising piece detailing the production of cigarette tobacco, apparently for the Chesterfield Cigarette Company. Top corner of the wraps each a bit mouse nibbled. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Proceedings of the Grand Encampment of Knights Templar of the United States of America, 26th Triennial Conclave

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Woodward & Trernan Printing Co.: 1895

Seller ID: 017734

Condition: Very Good


304pp. Original beveled boards stamped in blind and gilt. Patterned endpapers. All edges speckled red as issued. Corners bumped. One inch hole to the front joint. Scuff marks to the face of the boards. White flecks to the heel of the back board. The cloth is still quite bright. Nicely engraved title page. Illustrated. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

New York History: The Quarterly Journal of the New York State Historical Association, Vol. XXXVI, No. 2, April 1955

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Cooperstown, New York State Historical Association: 1955

Seller ID: 018335

Condition: Very Good


Pagination runs 121-251. Illustrated. Ink stamps to the first and last leaves of the text block. Edges creased and unevenly browned. Includes: "A Chapter in the Growth of the New York State Dairy Industry, 1850-1900" by Eric Brunger, "America's Heritage" by Bruce Catton, "Twin Counties Sesquicentennial" by David F. Lane and "The Movies Come to Syracuse" by Sam W. Witroyol & W. Freeman Galpin. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

New York History: The Quarterly Journal of the New York State Historical Association, Vol. XXIV, No. 2, April 1943

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cooperstown, New York State Historical Association: 1943

Seller ID: 018336

Condition: Very Good


Pagination runs 161-320. Illustrated. Includes: "The Seward-Fillmore Feud and the Crisis of 1850" by Harry J. Carman & Reinhard Luthin, "Early Town Planning in New York State" by Turpin C. Bannister, "Co-operative Foundries" by Jonathan Grossman, "Pioneer Catholic Seminaries in New York" by Thomas F. O'Connor. Includes the documents, "Peddlar's Protest" by Wheaton Phillips Webb and "Civil War Diary of Samuel Tiebout" by Bruce T. McCully. Spine browned. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

New York History; the Quarterly Journal of the New York State Historical Association, Vol. XXIV, No. 1, January 1943

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cooperstown, New York State Historical Association: 1943

Seller ID: 018337

Condition: Very Good


160pp. Illustrated. "The Farmer's Museum" by Clifford Lord, "Story of Old Blue China" by Arthur H. Merritt, "New York's Impact on the Canadian Economy Prior to the Opening of the Erie Canal" by Chilton Williamson, "Historical Records Survey: A Final Report" by George W. Roach, "Lincoln's Italian Volunteers from New York" by Howard R. Marrara, "The Children's Museum" by Mary E. Cunningham. Spine browned. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

New York History; the Quarterly Journal for the New York State Historical Association, Vol. XXV, No. 4, October 1944

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cooperstown, New York State Historical Association: 1944

Seller ID: 018338

Condition: Very Good


Pagination runs 437-579. Illustrated. Includes: "The Soldier Vote in the Election of 1864" by Oscar O. Winther, "A History of Soldier Voting in the State of New York" by William M. Burcher, "Captain Kidd" by Morton Pennypacker, "New York State's Battle on the Food Front" by C. Chester DuMond, "New York State Antiques: A Checklist of Potters of Albany and the Upper Hudson Area" by Robert G. Wheeler. Spine unevenly faded and creased vertically. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

An Act to Authorize the Commissioner of Education to Proceed with the Planning of and a Design For the Erection of a Shrine to House Lincoln's Manuscript Draft of the Emancipation Proclamation in the Rotunda of the New York State Library

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Albany, State of New York: 1962

Seller ID: 018476

Condition: Very Good


Two pages, printed front and back. Eight lines on the recto, 26 lines on the verso, numbered. Print. 2587, 4494. Intro. 2458. The act was adopted. Browned. No folds. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A Treasury of Stephen Foster

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1946

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 018926

Condition: Good


222pp. Illustrated. Back hinge cracked. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Spine lettering dulled. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Fundamental Facts About United States Money

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta: 1967

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 018940

Condition: Very Good


16pp. Illustrated. Federal Reserve Map of the USA on the verso of the back cover. The whole is creased vertically. Uneven browning to the wraps. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Fless & Ridge Printing Co.: 1897

Seller ID: 019012

Condition: Good


64pp. Illustrated. This copy is lacking the original wraps. Dampstain to the text from page 26 to the end. Dampstain to the title page. A few tiny closed tears and chips to the edges of the title page and last page. Top corner of the title page clipped. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

John Brown's Raid: National Park Service History Series

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., National Park Service: 1990

Seller ID: 019019

Condition: Near Fine


70pp. Illustrated. Only traces of wear overall. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Reminisce: Life in America, Celebrating the Spirit of Our Country

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harlan, Reminisce: 2012

Seller ID: 019834

Condition: Near Fine


208pp. Profusely illustrated with nostalgic photos. View more info

Binghamton Chamber of Commerce in Views That Show Its Possessions in the Architecture of Commerce and of the Arts in the Beauties of Its Parks, Rivers, Boulevards

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Binghamton, J.G. McCrorey & Co.:

Seller ID: 019838

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (30pp.). Illustrated with full page b+w photographic plates of scenes around the city. Some dampstain along the spine. Other faint stains to the back wrap. No previous ownership inscriptions. View more info

Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of John Arnot, Jr.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Government Printing Office: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020650

Condition: Very Good


38pp. Original gray cloth elborately stamped in blind with gilt lettering. Frontispiece engraved portrait with tissue guard. Frontispiece foxed. Corners bumped. Some scuffing and a few scattered, light stains to the boards. Arnot was a prominent citizen of Elmira, NY. View more info