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DIRECTORY OF AMERICAN SOCIETY:  NEW ENGLAND.  VOLUME I.

DIRECTORY OF AMERICAN SOCIETY: NEW ENGLAND. VOLUME I.
Used
Town Topics/Journal of Society, New York, 1929, Ist edition - No. 248 of a limited edition of 2000 copies.

214 pp, 12mo (7 1/8" H), hard cover (elaborately embossed brown faux leather) - no dust jacket. Contents: Preface; Keys - Historical Societies, Abbreviations, Clubs, Societies and Associatio

$50.00
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PICTORIAL MEMORIES OF OBERLIN.

PICTORIAL MEMORIES OF OBERLIN.
Used
Rotary Club of Oberlin, n.p., 1989, 2nd printing.

104 pp, oblong 8vo, soft cover, spiral binding. Profusely illus in b&w with photos, advertisements. A pictorial history of Oberlin, Ohio produced by the Rotary Club. Interior - soft creases to

$20.00
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ROYAL NAVY BATTLESHIPS 1895-1946.

ROYAL NAVY BATTLESHIPS 1895-1946.

ROYAL NAVY BATTLESHIPS 1895-1946., Blundell, W.D.G.
Used
Almark, London, 1973.

96 pp, 8 7/16" H, soft cover. ISBN 0853240938 "A detailed reference book covering the final 50 years of battleship development in the Royal Navy, and both World War periods; with 30 line

$15.00
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SADDLES AND SABERS:  BLACK MEN IN THE OLD WEST.

SADDLES AND SABERS: BLACK MEN IN THE OLD WEST., Anderson, LaVere.
ISBN: 0811648052/9780811648059 Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good -, Herman Vestal
Garrard, Champaign, Illinois, 1975

128 pp, 8vo(8 1/2" H). Pictorial front cover - no dust jacket. B&w drawings, photographs. Written for the younger reader. Contents: They Helped Build the West; Nat Love - 'Deadwood Dick';

$15.00
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RILLA OF INGLESIDE / RAINBOW VALLEY / THE BLUE CASTLE.  3 VOLUME SET IN SLIPCASE.

RILLA OF INGLESIDE / RAINBOW VALLEY / THE BLUE CASTLE.  3 VOLUME SET IN SLIPCASE.

RILLA OF INGLESIDE / RAINBOW VALLEY / THE BLUE CASTLE. 3 VOLUME SET IN SLIPCASE., Montgomery, L.M. (Lucy Maud.)
Used Condition: Fine, Jacket: Very Good-
Seal Books / McClelland-Bantam, Toronto

277 pp, 225 pp, 218 pp, 6 7/8" H - three volumes in slipcase. 'Rilla of Ingleside' (ISBN 07704421857, 1989) - "Anne's children were almost grown up, except for pretty, high-spirited Rilla

$15.00
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ATHANASE DE MEZIERES AND THE LOUISIANA-TEXAS FRONTIER 1768-1780.  VOLUME II.  (VOL. 2).  (SPAIN IN THE WEST:  A SERIES OF ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS FROM FOREIGN ARCHIVES - VOLUME II.)

ATHANASE DE MEZIERES AND THE LOUISIANA-TEXAS FRONTIER 1768-1780.  VOLUME II.  (VOL. 2).  (SPAIN IN THE WEST:  A SERIES OF ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS FROM FOREIGN ARCHIVES - VOLUME II.)

ATHANASE DE MEZIERES AND THE LOUISIANA-TEXAS FRONTIER 1768-1780. VOLUME II. (VOL. 2). (SPAIN IN THE WEST: A SERIES OF ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS FROM FOREIGN ARCHIVES - VOLUME II.), Bolton, Herbert Eugene.
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Arthur H. Clark, Cleveland, 1914, first edition.

392 pp, large 8vo (9 5/8" H), hard cover (maroon cloth with gold lettering on spine) - no dust jacket. Top edge gilt. B&w frontispiece. Title continues: "Documents Published for the Fi

$100.00
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"DEAR JULIA - "  LETTERS FROM MARTHA FREEMAN ESMOND TO HER FRIEND JULIA BOYD OF NEW YORK IN THE DAYS - "WHEN CHICAGO WAS YOUNG".

"DEAR JULIA - " LETTERS FROM MARTHA FREEMAN ESMOND TO HER FRIEND JULIA BOYD OF NEW YORK IN THE DAYS - "WHEN CHICAGO WAS YOUNG"., Clark, Herma. (Martha Freeman Esmond). Signed by author.
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W.D. Bauman, Chicago, 1933.

64 pp, large 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photos, reproductions. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE HALF-TITLE PAGE, "HERMA CLARK ("MARTHA FREEMAN ESMOND") JAN. 14, 1940." A col

$20.00
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THE WASHINGTON STING.

THE WASHINGTON STING.

THE WASHINGTON STING., Conconi, Charles and House, Toni.
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Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, New York, 1979, second impression.

255 pp, 8vo (8 5/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations. "Here is the dramatic and only inside account of the undercover police-FBI fencing operation - featuring cops in the

$15.00
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LORNE PARK DREAMS OF LONG AGO.

LORNE PARK DREAMS OF LONG AGO.

LORNE PARK DREAMS OF LONG AGO., Weeks, Verna Mae.
ISBN: 0969130155/9780969130154 Used, First Edition Condition: Fine
Verna Mae Weeks, Chesley, Ontario, 1993

229 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). B&w photographs, reproductions. A local history of Lorne Park, Ontario, now part of the city of Mississauga. "Today, Lorne Park can scarcely be found. Old roads

$35.00
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HEROES & AEROPLANES OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918.

HEROES & AEROPLANES OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918.

HEROES & AEROPLANES OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918., Phelan, Joseph A. Foreword by Sir Thomas Sopwith.
Used Condition: Very Good, Jacket: Very Good-, Joseph A. Phelan.
Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1970

128 pp, 4to (12 1/8" H). Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w drawings. "(A) vivid pictorial presentation of (aerial) warfare from the first use of aircraft in war - Italian reconna

$20.00
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THE ROAD GOES EVER ON:  A SONG CYCLE.

THE ROAD GOES EVER ON:  A SONG CYCLE.

THE ROAD GOES EVER ON: A SONG CYCLE., Tolkien, J.R.R. Music By Donald Swann
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good+, Jacket: Very Good, Decorations by J.R.R. Tolkien and Samuel Hanks Br
Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1967

68 pp, 11 1/4" H. Red/orange cloth with gilt and black lettering on spine, gilt lettering and decoration on front board. Printed on buff-colored pages with text and music notation (guitar an

$55.00
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GREAT EXPECTATIONS.

GREAT EXPECTATIONS.

GREAT EXPECTATIONS., Dickens, Charles. Introduction by D.J. Taylor.
Used Condition: Fine, Marcus Stone.
Folio Society, London, 2004

478 pp, 10 1/4" H. Quarter bound in deep maroon leather with maroon cloth sides, black leather title label with gilt lettering/border on spine. Gilt borders on front and rear boards, top edg

$75.00
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THE LIFE OF DANIEL BOONE, THE FOUNDER OF THE STATE OF KENTUCKY.  STORIES OF FAMOUS AMERICAN HEROES SERIES.

THE LIFE OF DANIEL BOONE, THE FOUNDER OF THE STATE OF KENTUCKY.  STORIES OF FAMOUS AMERICAN HEROES SERIES.

THE LIFE OF DANIEL BOONE, THE FOUNDER OF THE STATE OF KENTUCKY. STORIES OF FAMOUS AMERICAN HEROES SERIES., Hartley, Cecil B. Introduction by G. Mercer Adam.
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Grosset & Dunlap, New York, n.d.

385 pp, 8vo (8 5/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Pictorial endpapers, colour frontispiece. "The subject of the following biography, the celebrated Colonel Daniel Boone, is one of the

$12.50
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ANNE OF AVONLEA.

ANNE OF AVONLEA.

ANNE OF AVONLEA., Montgomery, L.M. (Lucy Maud.)
Used Condition: Very Good-, Jacket: Good-
Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1963

367 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H), light blue cloth with dark blue lettering on spine and front board, small illustration of trillium on spine and of Green Gables on front board in dark blue. Second boo

$15.00
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THE WORLD TURNED RIGHT SIDE UP:  A HISTORY OF THE CONSERVATIVE ASCENDANCY IN AMERICA.

THE WORLD TURNED RIGHT SIDE UP:  A HISTORY OF THE CONSERVATIVE ASCENDANCY IN AMERICA.

THE WORLD TURNED RIGHT SIDE UP: A HISTORY OF THE CONSERVATIVE ASCENDANCY IN AMERICA., Hodgson, Godfrey.
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Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1996.

365 pp, 8vo (8 11/16" H), soft cover. ISBN 0395822939 "In 1981, as Ronald Reagan swept into the White House and his men prepared to take over the government they had for years viewed wit

$20.00
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REGIMENT: THE MILITARY HERITAGE COLLECTION.  ISSUE FOURTEEN: THE WORCESTERSHIRE AND SHERWOOD FORESTERS REGIMENT 1694-1996.

REGIMENT: THE MILITARY HERITAGE COLLECTION. ISSUE FOURTEEN: THE WORCESTERSHIRE AND SHERWOOD FORESTERS REGIMENT 1694-1996., Asquith, Stuart, editor. Foreword by Lieutenant Colonels P.J. Mercer & M.W. Fielding.
Used Condition: Very Good
Nexus, Hemel Hempstead, 1996

66 pp, 11 11/16" H - magazine format. June/July 1996 Profusely illustrated in color and b&w with photographs, reproductions, uniform studies. "An invaluable source for historians, hobby

$12.50
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ANNE OF THE ISLAND.

ANNE OF THE ISLAND.

ANNE OF THE ISLAND., Montgomery, L.M. (Lucy Maud.)
Used Condition: Very Good -, Jacket: Good-
Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1963

326 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H), medium blue cloth with dark blue lettering/trillium illustration on spine and dark blue lettering/pine cone illustration on front board. Third book in the "Anne of

$15.00
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FIFTY YEARS AND MORE OF SPORT IN SCOTLAND: DEERSTALKING, SALMON FISHING, GROUSE SHOOTING AND OTHER PLEASANT MEMORIES, 1880-1932.  Bound with: THE RED DEER OF LANGWELL AND BRAEMORE, 1880-1932 / WITH A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE FLORA OF CAITHNESS.

FIFTY YEARS AND MORE OF SPORT IN SCOTLAND: DEERSTALKING, SALMON FISHING, GROUSE SHOOTING AND OTHER PLEASANT MEMORIES, 1880-1932.  Bound with: THE RED DEER OF LANGWELL AND BRAEMORE, 1880-1932 / WITH A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE FLORA OF CAITHNESS.

FIFTY YEARS AND MORE OF SPORT IN SCOTLAND: DEERSTALKING, SALMON FISHING, GROUSE SHOOTING AND OTHER PLEASANT MEMORIES, 1880-1932. Bound with: THE RED DEER OF LANGWELL AND BRAEMORE, 1880-1932 / WITH A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE FLORA OF CAITHNESS., Portland, Duke of. With Robert Moyes Adam and John R. Kennedy. Introduction by Lady Ottoline Morrell.
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: Good, Jacket: No Jacket, W. Eglinton, R.I., R.C.A., colour plates.
Faber and Faber, London, 1933

Two books bound in one, both first editions, 10 1/2" H. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and monogram on spine and front cover, top edge gilt - similar binding to the separately bound editions,

$325.00
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PORT CREDIT: A GLIMPSE OF OTHER DAYS.

PORT CREDIT: A GLIMPSE OF OTHER DAYS.

PORT CREDIT: A GLIMPSE OF OTHER DAYS., Weeks, Verna Mae.
ISBN: 0969130163/9780969130161 Used, First Edition Condition: Fine
Verna Mae Weeks, Mississauga, Ontario, 1995

194 pp, 8 3/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. A local history of Port Credit, Ontario, now part of the city of Mississauga. Contents: Introduction; The Credit River Indian Band; On the

$35.00
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MESABI PIONEER:  REMINISENCES OF EDMUND J. LONGYEAR.

MESABI PIONEER: REMINISENCES OF EDMUND J. LONGYEAR., Longyear, Edmund J.
Used
Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, 1951, Ist ed.

116 pp, 8vo, hard cover. The evolution of the Mesabi Range from a wilderness, trackless and uninhabited, into the nation's greatest iron-producing area is one one of the most exciting episodes in

$20.00
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CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA.

CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA.

CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA., Montgomery, L.M. (Lucy Maud.)
ISBN: 0770000436/9780770000431 Used Condition: Very Good, Jacket: Very Good-
Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1970

306 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H), purple cloth with silver lettering on spine and front board, small illustration of Green Gables on front board. By the author of "Anne of Green Gables". "

$15.00
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THE STORY GIRL

THE STORY GIRL

THE STORY GIRL, Montgomery, L.M. (Lucy Maud.)
Used Condition: Very Good, Jacket: Good+, Dust jacket art by S.R. Wyatt.
Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1966

365 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H), maroon cloth with black lettering on spine and front board, small illustration of bird on front board. By the author of "Anne of Green Gables", this book was t

$17.50
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HAWAII TRAILS:  WALKS, STROLLS AND TREKS ON THE BIG ISLAND.

HAWAII TRAILS:  WALKS, STROLLS AND TREKS ON THE BIG ISLAND.

HAWAII TRAILS: WALKS, STROLLS AND TREKS ON THE BIG ISLAND., Morey, Kathy.
Used
Wilderness Press, Berkeley, CA, 1998, 3rd printing.

272 pp, 8vo (8 7/16" H), soft cover. ISBN 0899971342 B&w photographs, maps. "Hawaii is the largest island in the Hawaiian Island chain. It is an island filled with contrasts: on its we

$12.50
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SOUTH OF YOSEMITE:  SELECTED WRITINGS OF JOHN MUIR.

SOUTH OF YOSEMITE: SELECTED WRITINGS OF JOHN MUIR., Muir, John. Edited by Frederic R. Gunsky.
Used
Wilderness Press, Berkeley, CA, 1988, 2nd printing.

220 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. ISBN 0899970958 B&w illustrations. "Nearly a century ago an amateur geologist, John Muir, explored the mountains of California from Yosemite to Kern

$10.00
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PHILADELPHIA PA.

PHILADELPHIA PA.

PHILADELPHIA PA., N/A.
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Sabold Herb Co., Philadelphia, Pa., n.d.

Unpaginated, 7 7/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). A souvenir booklet, comprised of one page of text followed by 15 pages of photographic images in cream, black and white, two images to a

$25.00
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GREAT HIKES IN THE POCONOS AND NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA.

GREAT HIKES IN THE POCONOS AND NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA.

GREAT HIKES IN THE POCONOS AND NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA., Newman, Boyd and Newman, Linda.
Used
Stackpole, Mechanicsburg, PA, 2000.

176 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H), soft cover. ISBN 0811727734 B&w maps, drawings. "(An) easy-to-use guidebook to more than 40 favorite hikes in northeast Pennsylvania (north of Interstate 78, eas

$12.50
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THE NATURAL GAS STORY FROM THE GROUND DOWN:  THE HISTORY OF NATIONAL FUEL GAS COMPANY.

THE NATURAL GAS STORY FROM THE GROUND DOWN: THE HISTORY OF NATIONAL FUEL GAS COMPANY., Nichols, Stuart H.
Used
The Newcomen Society of North America, New York, 1963, Ist printing.

24 pp, 8vo, stapled in wraps. B&w illustrations. A brief company history of National Fuel Gas Company from its beginnings in Fredonia, New York in the early 1800s presented to The Newcomen Socie

$10.00
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THE RED BARON:  BEYONDTHE LEGEND

THE RED BARON: BEYONDTHE LEGEND, Kilduff, Peter.
Used
Cassell, London, (2002), reprint.

256 pp, soft cover. ISBN 0304352071 B&w photographs. "(P)rovides the first clear, fully-documented view of Manfred von Richthofen as an air-fighter, exemplary leader and an important figure

$10.00
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GREAT NATURAL AREAS IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA.

GREAT NATURAL AREAS IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA.

GREAT NATURAL AREAS IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA., Ostrander, Stephen J.
ISBN: 0811727785/9780811727785 Used Condition: Near Fine
Stackpole, Mechanicsburg, PA, 2000

208 pp, 8vo (9" H). B&w maps. "A comprehensive guide to 65 of the most fascinating natural areas you can visit in western Pennsylvania. Imagine a place where the only sounds are those o

$15.00
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OLDE BOSTON TOWNE.  (OLD BOSTON TOWN.)

OLDE BOSTON TOWNE. (OLD BOSTON TOWN.), Pearson, George F.
Used
George F. Pearson, Boston, 1946, 10th edition.

32 pp, 7 3/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w photographs. A guide for a walking tour of Old Boston, describing the buildings and streets, interspersed with snippets of history and poe

$10.00
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A GIRL CALLED TOMMIE: QUEEN OF MARCO ISLAND.

A GIRL CALLED TOMMIE: QUEEN OF MARCO ISLAND.

A GIRL CALLED TOMMIE: QUEEN OF MARCO ISLAND., Perdichizzi, Elizabeth M. (Signed) and Katherine S. Kirk.
Used
Caxambas Publishing, Goodland, Florida, 1999, first edition.

145 pp + appendices, references and index, small 4to (10 1/2" H), soft cover. ISBN 0967728169 SIGNED BY ELIZABETH M. PERDICHIZZI ON TITLE PAGE. Map endapers, many b&w photographs. "The

$40.00
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"WESTERN SKETCHBOOKS - 1924"  FIRST EDITION.

"WESTERN SKETCHBOOKS - 1924" FIRST EDITION., Foreword by Paul Rodrik (Signed). (Frank H. Johnston.)
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good, Jacket: Poor, Frank H. Johnston.
White Briar Publications, 1970

Card folder printed on four sides (title on front / foreword on verso, numbered "Copy Number 99" and signed by Paul Rodrik who was Johnston's son and an artist in his own right / "Biog

$45.00
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SOUTHERN FOLK, PLAIN & FANCY.  NATIVE WHITE SOCIAL TYPES.  LAMAR MEMORIAL LECTURES NO. 29.

SOUTHERN FOLK, PLAIN & FANCY.  NATIVE WHITE SOCIAL TYPES.  LAMAR MEMORIAL LECTURES NO. 29.

SOUTHERN FOLK, PLAIN & FANCY. NATIVE WHITE SOCIAL TYPES. LAMAR MEMORIAL LECTURES NO. 29., Reed, John Shelton.
Used
University of Georgia Press, Athens, (1986), Ist edition.

119 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photos. "...develops and explores a typology of white Southerners - aristocratic gentleman and lady, 'lord of the lash' and cunning

$15.00
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FREEDOM'S VOICE: THE PERILOUS PRESENT AND UNCERTAIN FUTURE OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT.

FREEDOM'S VOICE: THE PERILOUS PRESENT AND UNCERTAIN FUTURE OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT., Richards, Robert D.
Used
Brassey's, Washington, (1998), first edition.

177 pp, large 8vo (9 3/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN: 1574881523 "The U.S. Constitution's First Amendment ensures freedom of speech and expression, but it has come increasingly

$10.00
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LOUISIANA UNDER THE RULE OF SPAIN, FRANCE, AND THE UNITED STATES, 1785-1807.  2 VOLUME SET.

LOUISIANA UNDER THE RULE OF SPAIN, FRANCE, AND THE UNITED STATES, 1785-1807. 2 VOLUME SET., Robertson, James Alexander.
Used
Arthur H. Clark, Cleveland, Ohio, 1911 (c1910).

Volume 1 - 376 pp, volume 2 - 391 pp., large 8vo, hard cover (no dust jacket). "The Social, Economic, and Political Conditions of the Territory represented in the Louisiana Purchase as portra

$200.00
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WALKING SOUTHEAST ALASKA: SCENIC WALKS AND EASY HIKES FOR INSIDE PASSAGE TRAVELERS.

WALKING SOUTHEAST ALASKA: SCENIC WALKS AND EASY HIKES FOR INSIDE PASSAGE TRAVELERS.

WALKING SOUTHEAST ALASKA: SCENIC WALKS AND EASY HIKES FOR INSIDE PASSAGE TRAVELERS., Romano-Lax, Andromeda.
Used
Wilderness Press, Berkeley, CA, 1997.

170 pp, 8vo (9" H), soft cover. ISBN 089997208X B&w photographs, maps. "The port towns of Alaska's Inside Passage are a walker's delight - just step off your ship into picturesque, walk

$15.00
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LASSEN VOLCANIC NATIONAL PARK & VICINITY.  WITH 1999 UPDATE.  A NATURAL-HISTORY GUIDE TO LASSEN VOLCANIC NATIONAL PARK, CARIBOU WILDERNESS, THOUSAND LAKES WILDERNESS, HAT CREEK VALLEY AND MCARTHUR-BURNEY FALLS STATE PARK.

LASSEN VOLCANIC NATIONAL PARK & VICINITY.  WITH 1999 UPDATE.  A NATURAL-HISTORY GUIDE TO LASSEN VOLCANIC NATIONAL PARK, CARIBOU WILDERNESS, THOUSAND LAKES WILDERNESS, HAT CREEK VALLEY AND MCARTHUR-BURNEY FALLS STATE PARK.

LASSEN VOLCANIC NATIONAL PARK & VICINITY. WITH 1999 UPDATE. A NATURAL-HISTORY GUIDE TO LASSEN VOLCANIC NATIONAL PARK, CARIBOU WILDERNESS, THOUSAND LAKES WILDERNESS, HAT CREEK VALLEY AND MCARTHUR-BURNEY FALLS STATE PARK., Schaffer, Jeffrey P.
Used
Wilderness Press, Berkeley, CA, 1999, 6th printing with update.

216 pp + 6 pp of updates, 8vo (9" H), soft cover. ISBN 0899970591 B&w photographs, maps + folding topographic map in pocket at rear. "The uncrowded Lassen area, less than a tankful of g

$12.50
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A STORY OF A BOOKMAN:  A BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY.

A STORY OF A BOOKMAN:  A BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY.

A STORY OF A BOOKMAN: A BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY., Shipherd, H. Robinson,
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: Very Good, Jacket: Good
Exposition Press, New York, 1955

96 pp, 8vo (8 3/16" H). Signed on the title page: "H. Robinson Shipherd / July 26, 1960". "Here is the story of a busy, useful, and dynamic life - the story of a smalltown boy fr

$20.00
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HOCKSHOP.  (THE FABULOUS STORY OF THE "EMPERORS OF PAWNBROKING".)

HOCKSHOP.  (THE FABULOUS STORY OF THE "EMPERORS OF PAWNBROKING".)

HOCKSHOP. (THE FABULOUS STORY OF THE "EMPERORS OF PAWNBROKING".), Simpson, William R; Simpson, Florence K.; Samuels, Charles.
Used
Random House, New York, 1954, first edition.

311 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w plates. "This anecdotal profile tells the story of the fabulous 'Emperors of Pawnbroking' - the William (Hockshop) Simpsons who for

$40.00
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GENERAL BROCK.

GENERAL BROCK.

GENERAL BROCK., Edgar, Lady.
Used, Signed Condition: Good+, Jacket: No Jacket
Morang, Toronto, 1904

322 pp, 9 1/2" H. Beige cloth with paper title label on spine (a clean, bright duplicate label laid in at the last page at time of publication could be used to 'freshen' the book's appearanc

$20.00
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SKETCHES OF THE LIFE OF WILLIAM STUART, THE FIRST AND MOST CELEBRATED CONTERFEITER OF CONNECTICUT.

SKETCHES OF THE LIFE OF WILLIAM STUART, THE FIRST AND MOST CELEBRATED CONTERFEITER OF CONNECTICUT., Stuart, William.
Used
Times Print Shop, New Milford, Conn., 1932 - facsimile reprint of 1854 edition.

171 pp, small 8vo, hard cover - no dust jacket. The title continues: "Comprising startling facts of daring feats performed by himself - perils by sea and land - frequent arrests and imprisonm

$20.00
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THE RELATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE CANADIAN REBELLION OF 1837-1839.

THE RELATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE CANADIAN REBELLION OF 1837-1839.

THE RELATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE CANADIAN REBELLION OF 1837-1839., Tiffany, Orrin Edward.
Used Condition: Very Good
Coles, Toronto, 1980

147 pp, 8 3/8" H. Facsimile reprint of the Buffalo Historical Society, 1905 edition. B&w illustrations. Chapter headings: Colonial Misrule; Leaders and Events; Crossing the Border; To the V

$15.00
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LUNCHTIME WALKS IN DOWNTOWN SAN FRANCISCO.

LUNCHTIME WALKS IN DOWNTOWN SAN FRANCISCO.

LUNCHTIME WALKS IN DOWNTOWN SAN FRANCISCO., Todd, Gail.
Used
Wilderness Press, Berkeley, 1998.

221 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. ISBN 0899972179 B&w photographs, maps. "Utilizing more than seven years of experience roaming the streets of downtown San Francisco during her lunch

$45.00
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THE GOVERNMENT OF VIRGINIA IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY.

THE GOVERNMENT OF VIRGINIA IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY., Wertenbaker, Thomas J.
Used
Virginia 350th Anniversary Celebration Corporation, Williamsburg, 1957.

61 pp, 8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w photographs. Interior - staples are rusty, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - slight rusting to staples,

$10.00
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THE PASSIONATE OBSERVER:  SELECTED WRITINGS.

THE PASSIONATE OBSERVER: SELECTED WRITINGS., Creighton, Donald.
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good, Jacket: Very Good-
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1980

211 pp, 9 1/4" H. "This collection is made up of short essays, some of which were previously published in 'Maclean's' and 'The Globe and Mail', covering a variety of subjects, from contro

$15.00
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EARLY MEMPHIS AND ITS RIVER RIVALS.

EARLY MEMPHIS AND ITS RIVER RIVALS., Williams, Edward F.
Used Condition: Very Good
Historical Hiking Trails, 1984

36 pp, 9 11/16"H. Reprinted from The West Tennessee Historical Society Papers Vol. XXII 1968. Reproductions of town plans, river maps, portraits and drawings. The story of how Memphis, Tenn

$10.00
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CANADIAN GENERAL AVIATION, 1967-1980.

CANADIAN GENERAL AVIATION, 1967-1980., Hewson, E.L., preface. (Wayne McNeal, Ken Marks, Bert Saumur.)
Used Condition: Very Good+
Queen's Printer, Ottawa, 1969

52 pp, 11" H. "The object of this booklet is to provide an initial report on the data collected in a questionnaire survey of Canadian aircraft owners during the summer and fall of 1968.

$20.00
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OAKVILLE AND THE SIXTEEN:  THE HISTORY OF AN ONTARIO PORT.

OAKVILLE AND THE SIXTEEN:  THE HISTORY OF AN ONTARIO PORT.

OAKVILLE AND THE SIXTEEN: THE HISTORY OF AN ONTARIO PORT., Mathews, Hazel C. Addendum by Mrs. Frances (Robin) Ahern.
Used
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1994, reprinted with corrections.

521 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0802018203 B&w illustrations. "Mrs. Mathews, descendant of a pioneer Oakville family, traces the development of a typical O

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JAMES WILSON MORRICE.

JAMES WILSON MORRICE.

JAMES WILSON MORRICE., Buchanan, Donald W.
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good, James Wilson Morrice.
Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1947

38 pp, 7 1/4" H. B&w and colour reproductions. Part of Ryerson's "Canadian Art Series". Buchanan provides a biographical sketch, followed by The Technique of His Oil Sketches on Woo

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ARTS & CRAFTS WOODWORKING PROJECTS.  11 NEW DESIGNS IN THE STICKLEY TRADITION.

ARTS & CRAFTS WOODWORKING PROJECTS.  11 NEW DESIGNS IN THE STICKLEY TRADITION.

ARTS & CRAFTS WOODWORKING PROJECTS. 11 NEW DESIGNS IN THE STICKLEY TRADITION., Belke, Robert E.
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Stackpole, (Mechanicsburg, PA, 1998), Ist printing.

114 pp, 4to (11" H), soft cover. ISBN 0811726622 Profusely illustrated with b&w plans, details, color photos. Contents: The Arts and Crafts Movement; Wood, Tools, and Techniques; Finishing;

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OUR VILLAGE.

OUR VILLAGE.

OUR VILLAGE., Mitford, Mary Russell. Introduction by Ronald Blythe. Wood engravings by Joan Hassall.
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Folio Society, London, 1997.

423 pp, 8vo (8" H), hard cover (quarter blue buckram with paper sides marbled by Anne Muir, endpapers and top edge of textblock dark green) in dark green slipcase. B&w illustrations by Joan H

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THE CELTS.

THE CELTS.

THE CELTS., Dottin, Georges. Translated by David Macrae.
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Minerva, Geneve, 1977.

142 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Pictorial endpapers. Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs. Contents: A portrait of the Celts; Housing, food and cl

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A HISTORY OF AIRCRAFT.

A HISTORY OF AIRCRAFT., Magoun, F. Alexander and Hodgins, Eric.
Used, First Edition Condition: Good+
Whittlesey House / McGraw-Hill, New York, 1931

495 pp, 9 1/4" H. Dark blue cloth with silver lettering/airplane on spine, silver airplane on front board. B&w photographs, reproductions. Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Illus

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PREHISTORIC LONDON:  ITS MOUNDS AND CIRCLES.

PREHISTORIC LONDON: ITS MOUNDS AND CIRCLES., Gordon, E.O. Appendices by Rev. John Griffith.
Used Condition: Very Good+, Jacket: Fair
Covenant Publishing, London, 1946

159 pp, 8 11/16" H. B&w illustrations. Chapter headings: I. On the Religion, Race, Language and Literature of Pre-Christian Britain; II. On the Open-air Sanctuaries of Comparative Antiquity

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THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF EARLY ROME AND LATIUM.

THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF EARLY ROME AND LATIUM.

THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF EARLY ROME AND LATIUM., Holloway, R. Ross.
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Routledge, London, 1996.

203 pp, large 8vo (9 3/16" H), soft cover. ISBN 0415143608 B&w photographs, maps, plans, drawings/diagrams. "(P)resents the most recent discoveries connected with the foundation of Rome

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WHAT HAVE THE GREEKS DONE FOR MODERN CIVILISATION?  THE LOWELL LECTURES OF 1908-09.

WHAT HAVE THE GREEKS DONE FOR MODERN CIVILISATION?  THE LOWELL LECTURES OF 1908-09.

WHAT HAVE THE GREEKS DONE FOR MODERN CIVILISATION? THE LOWELL LECTURES OF 1908-09., Mahaffy, John Pentland.
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G.P. Putnam's Sons, NEw York, 1910, 2nd printing.

263 pp + ads, 8vo (8 7/8" H), hard cover (maroon cloth with gold lettering/banding on spine) - no dust jacket. Top edge gilt. Contents: Preface; Introductory; Greek Poetry; Greek Prose; Gree

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THE HIDDEN TOMBS OF MEMPHIS:  NEW DISCOVERIES FROM THE TIME OF TUTANKHAMUN AND RAMESSES THE GREAT.

THE HIDDEN TOMBS OF MEMPHIS:  NEW DISCOVERIES FROM THE TIME OF TUTANKHAMUN AND RAMESSES THE GREAT.

THE HIDDEN TOMBS OF MEMPHIS: NEW DISCOVERIES FROM THE TIME OF TUTANKHAMUN AND RAMESSES THE GREAT., Martin, Geoffrey T.
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Thams and Hudson, New York, 1991.

216 pp, small 4to (10" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0500390266 Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with photographs, drawings, plans. "For Geoffrey Martin and his colleagues,

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SIMCOE COUNTY:  THE RECENT PAST.

SIMCOE COUNTY:  THE RECENT PAST.

SIMCOE COUNTY: THE RECENT PAST., Craig, John. Introduction by Allan Glassford.
ISBN: 0969069820/9780969069829 Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good+, Jacket: Very Good, Margot Anderson.
The Corporation of the County of Simcoe, 1977

306 pp, large 8vo (9 3/8" H). Map endpapers. B&w drawings by Margot Anderson. "(T)he fascinating account of life in Simcoe County from the 1890s to the present." Contents: Forewor

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MILITARY MINIATURES IN REVIEW.  NO,27

MILITARY MINIATURES IN REVIEW. NO,27, Stansell, Pat.
Used Condition: Very Good+
Ampersand, Del Ray Beach, Florida, 2001

80 pp, 11" H, magazine format. Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. Contents: The Mail Sack; The Year in Preview: Short Takes; The Idea Bank; Paper Panzers: New Panzer Desig

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LIFE, DEATH, AND ENTERTAINMENT IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE.

LIFE, DEATH, AND ENTERTAINMENT IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE.

LIFE, DEATH, AND ENTERTAINMENT IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE., Potter, D.S. and Mattingly, D.J. (Ann E. Hanson, Maud W. Gleason, Bruce W. Frier, Greg S. Aldrete, Hazel Dodge.)
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University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 1999.

353 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0965088167 B&w photographs, plans. "Family structure, gender identity, food supply, religion, and entertainment are all cru

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