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Men. a Young Man's Paper (Representing the Young Man's Christian Association of North America) 53 Issues

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chicago, Fleming H. Revell Company: 1897-1898

Seller ID: 24879


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. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; c 20 pp View more info

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...

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Evansville, Unigraphic: 1973 (orig 1877)

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 25279


Near fine in blue library buckram, originally published in 1877, this is a facsimile reprint. Includes an 112-page index. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 474+112 pp View more info

The Mouth-Piece. Volume 3: 1-12 (1930)

By: N/A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: n.p., Associated Telephone Utilities Company: 1930

Seller ID: 26082


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 res... View more info

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In the Footsteps of the Lincoln

By: (Lincoln, Abraham) Tarbell, Ida

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1924

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27665


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. Extra postage ... View more info

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

By: (Paine, Thomas) Conway, Moncure Daniel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 1892

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28051


Two volumes, very good set with fraying at spine ends, all 4 hinges going. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; Large 8vo; 380;489 pp View more info

Wyoming. a Guide to its History, Highways and People

By: (WPA)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1946

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 27540


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. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 490 pp View more info

The War-Time Manual

By: American Red Cross Society

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, Service Publishers: N.D.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018884


Wraps, 16mo, 144pp, National Edition, WW I-era, very good with offsetting from clipping to two pages. First-Aid, equipment lists, history, military, more. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

A Shelf Of Lincoln Books. A Critical, Selective Bibliography Of Lincolniana

By: Angle, Paul M

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, Rutgers Univ Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020277


One of 1000 copies of the first edition for members of the Abraham Lincoln Association. Fine in very good dust jacket with chips. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

Away from Home. American Indian Boarding School Experiences

By: Archuleta, Margaret L; Child, Brenda; Lomawaima, Tsiaanina

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Phoenix, Heard Museum: 2004

Seller ID: 26060


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 View more info

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)

By: Bancroft, George

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Charles C. Little and James Brown: 1846

Seller ID: 27630


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-. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 469; 466; 477 pp View more info

Native American Picture Books of Change. the Art of Historic Children's Editions

By: Benes, Rebecca

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Santa FE, Museum of New Mexico Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26210


Fine in fien dust jacket. On children's books illustrated by Native American artists. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 168 pp View more info

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The Last Agony of the Great Bore

By: Bird, F[Rancis] W[Illiam]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Boston, E. P. Dutton: 1868

Seller ID: 27896


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 e... View more info

Byron Birdsall's Alaska And Other Exotic Worlds

By: Birdsall, Byron

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Seattle/Portland, Epicen/Graphic: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022038


Oblong sm 4to, fine in fine dust jacket. This copy neatly signed and inscribed in the author's handsome script. View more info

Herblock's State of the Union

By: Block, Herbert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 24771


Signed by the author. Fine in fine dust jacket. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 224 pp View more info

History of Kennebunk Port from its First Discovery by Bartholomew Gosnold, May 14, 1609 to A. D. 1837

By: Bradbury, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kennebunkport, Durrell Publications: 1967

Edition: Facsimile reprint

Seller ID: 25945


Near fine copy with very light soiling. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 338 pp View more info

Solitary Star. A Biography Of Sam Houston

By: Braider, Donald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Putnam: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018129


8vo Fine in near fine dust jacket. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. View more info

Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians

By: Catlin, George

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2009

Seller ID: 24229


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 View more info

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The Story of the Great Lakes

By: Channing, Edward; Lansing, Marion Florence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1909

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28204


Very good with fraying to ends of the lightly sunned spine and some corner wear. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 398 pp View more info

Cry Uncle, Sumbody

By: Crolwell, Thomas Ray

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Highland, IN, Success Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26283


Signed and inscribed by the author. Fine in fine dust jacket. A civil war diary, a novel. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pp View more info

Cave Paintings of Baja California. Discovering the Great Murals of an Unknown People

By: Crosby, Harry W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Diego, Sunbelt: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26209


Fine in fine dust jacket. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 246 pp View more info