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1 Men. a Young Man's Paper (Representing the Young Man's Christian Association of North America) 53 Issues
Chicago Fleming H. Revell Company 1897-1898 Periodical 
Wraps, geneally very good copies, a broken run between May 22, 1897 (Vol 22, No. 54) and September 3, 1898 (Vol 23, No. 50).53 issues in all, Illustrated with photographs. Christianity emphasized in profiles of historical figures, history, reviews, conference reports, new of college interest, etc. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; c 20 pages 
Price: 250.00 USD
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2 The Mouth-Piece. Volume 3: 1-12 (1930)
n.p. Associated Telephone Utilities Company 1930 Periodical 
A bound volume, very good+ with all 12 monthly issues from 1930; the magazines themselves and their covers are in near fine condition. The Mouth-Piece was the house organ of the Associated Telephone Utilities Co. Was a leader in electric power companies, offering telephone service in 20 states in the Midwest. They began in 1929 in Indiana, acquiring five Wisconsin telephone operations in 1930. They went bankrupt in the Depression in 1933. This journal is an excellent research source for data on telephone history and personnel, with many photographs in each issue. OCLC locates only one holding, and it's 1931-1932. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 85.00 USD
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3 The Past and Present of Rock Island County, Ill. , Containing a History of the County -- its Cities, Towns, & C. , a Biographical Directory of its Citizens, War Records of its Volunteers in the Late Rebellion...
Evansville Unigraphic 1973 (orig 1877) Reprint Hardcover 
Near fine in blue library buckram, originally published in 1877, this is a facsimile reprint. Includes an 112-page index. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 474+112 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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In the Footsteps of the Lincoln, (Lincoln, Abraham) Tarbell, Ida
4 (Lincoln, Abraham) Tarbell, Ida In the Footsteps of the Lincoln
New York Harper & Brothers 1924 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
Nice and bright boards, fine but for reading crease on spine and previous owner's short inscription on front free endpaper, in very good dust jacket with small chips and tears around edges and corners, and with light soiling. Tarbell, an important muckraker, began researching Lincoln's early life in the 1890s, revealing a number of previously unknown facts, and she continued to write about the Lincolns throughout her life. An uncommon book in dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 418 pp 
Price: 350.00 USD
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5 (Paine, Thomas) Conway, Moncure Daniel The Life of Thomas Paine. with a History of His Literary, Political, and Religious Career in America, France, and England. to Which is Added a Sketch of Paine by William Cobbett (Hitherto Unpublished) Two Volumes
New York Putnam 1892 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
Two volumes, very good set with fraying at spine ends, all 4 hinges going. ; Large 8vo; 380;489 pp 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 (WPA) Wyoming. a Guide to its History, Highways and People
New York Oxford University Press 1946 Second Printing Hardcover 
Very good- with some sunning and general wear, in very good- dust jacket with short tears and tiny chips at spine head. Map on front endpapers, folding map in pocket at rear. No price on DJ flap with tiny clipped corners on all flaps. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 490 pp 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7 American Red Cross Society The War-Time Manual
Chicago Service Publishers N.D. First Edition Paperback 
Wraps, 16mo, 144pp, National Edition, WW I-era, very good with offsetting from clipping to two pages. First-Aid, equipment lists, history, military, more. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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8 Angle, Paul M A Shelf Of Lincoln Books. A Critical, Selective Bibliography Of Lincolniana
New Brunswick Rutgers Univ Press 1946 First Edition Hardcover 
One of 1000 copies of the first edition for members of the Abraham Lincoln Association. Fine in very good dust jacket with chips. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Archuleta, Margaret L; Child, Brenda; Lomawaima, Tsiaanina Away from Home. American Indian Boarding School Experiences
Phoenix Heard Museum 2004 Softcover 
Wraps, a fine copy of this heavily illustrated book. Extra postage may be requiired for International shipping of this oversize book. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 143 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Bancroft, George A History of the United States from the Discovery of the Americn Continent: History of the Colonization of the United States, Volumes I, II, and III (Complete)
Boston Charles C. Little and James Brown 1846 Hardcover 
Volumes 1 & 2 are 13th editions, Volume 3 is a 12th edition. Three volumes, in brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt spine titles; head and foot of spines chipped. Some scattered foxing. Plates include portraits, vignettes and maps (some colored). Very good-. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 469; 466; 477 pp 
Price: 100.00 USD
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11 Benes, Rebecca Native American Picture Books of Change. the Art of Historic Children's Editions
Santa FE Museum of New Mexico Press 2004 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
Fine in fien dust jacket. On children's books illustrated by Native American artists. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 168 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Last Agony of the Great Bore, Bird, F[Rancis] W[Illiam]
12 Bird, F[Rancis] W[Illiam] The Last Agony of the Great Bore
Boston E. P. Dutton 1868 Softcover 
String-tied signatures, very good with corner crease to lower rear corners. This is (likely) the greatly expanded edition of the same author's Look before You Leap into Another Great Bore, also published in 1868. In a prefatory note, the author states, "In the following pages, I have made free use of papers I have heretofore laid before the public." The Hoosac Tunnel construction took place between 1851 and 1875, the final cost of $21 million being 10 times the estimated cost. It ran near the Northwest corner of Mass, near North Adams, in the Hoosac Mountain Range, an extension of Vermont's Green Mountains. ; 8q; 96 pp 
Price: 60.00 USD
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13 Birdsall, Byron Byron Birdsall's Alaska And Other Exotic Worlds
Seattle/Portland Epicen/Graphic 1993 First Edition Hardcover 
Oblong sm 4to, fine in fine dust jacket. This copy neatly signed and inscribed in the author's handsome script. Extra postage may be required for international shipment of this oversize book. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14 Block, Herbert Herblock's State of the Union
New York Simon & Schuster 1972 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
Signed by the author. Fine in fine dust jacket. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 224 pp 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Bradbury, Charles History of Kennebunk Port from its First Discovery by Bartholomew Gosnold, May 14, 1609 to A. D. 1837
Kennebunkport Durrell Publications 1967 Facsimile reprint Hardcover 
Near fine copy with very light soiling. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 338 pp 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Braider, Donald Solitary Star. A Biography Of Sam Houston
NY Putnam 1974 First Edition Hardcover 
8vo Fine in near fine dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Catlin, George Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians
London Folio Society 2009 Hardcover 
Fine in fine slipcase, a handsome edition with many glossy color plates. Extra postage may be required for international shipment of this oversize book.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 470 pp 
Price: 60.00 USD
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18 Crolwell, Thomas Ray Cry Uncle, Sumbody
Highland, IN Success Press 2011 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
Signed and inscribed by the author. Fine in fine dust jacket. A civil war diary, a novel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Crosby, Harry W. Cave Paintings of Baja California. Discovering the Great Murals of an Unknown People
San Diego Sunbelt 1997 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
Fine in fine dust jacket. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 246 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Dearborn, J. W.; Bradbury, James W., et al. A History of the First Century of the Town of Parsonfield, Maine, Incorporated Aug. 29, 1785, and Celebrated with Impressive Ceremonies At North Parsonsfield, August 29, 1885
Portland, ME Brown Thurston & Company 1888 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover 
Very good- with general wear, especially at the frayed spine ends, minor separations between some signatures and pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 499 pp 
Price: 75.00 USD
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