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Public Ledger Almanacs for the Years 1870 through 1877

By: N/A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, George W Childs: 1877

Seller ID: 14899

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; The first 8 issues of the Ledger Almanac bound handsomely in half-leather and marbled paper boards. Pictorial covers from the front and rear of each of the 1875 - 77 Almanacs are bound in as well as the front and rear of 1870, rear of 1871, front of 1872, rear of 73 and 74. Pictorial map of Fairmount park appears inside the rear cover of the 1870 issue. Spine in five compartments with four raised bands; title lettering gilt tooled in 2 compart... View more info

The Berlin Area, 1777 - 1977; [Somerset County] Which Includes: Berlin Borough; Brothersvalley Township; Allegheny Township; New Baltimore Borough; Northampton Township; Fairhope Township.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Berlin, PA, The Berlin Area Historical Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16195

Condition: Very Good+


Maps and historical photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 304 pages; Large format HC in brown cloth with title lettering brightly in silver to spine. Issued without dustjacket. Solid clean copy. Just a little shaken in the spine. Detailed letter regarding research into genealogical matters is laid in at front. Illustrated with maps and historical photographs; endpages reproduce pictorial maps from one of the late 19th century atlases. VG+ Uncommon title. ... Oversize... View more info

History of the County of Schuylkill, In Honor of the County's Centenary, July Second to Eighth, 1911

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Pottsville PA, Dives, Pomeroy, Stewart: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16942

Condition: Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 104 pages; Bound in title lettered, maroon paper covered boards. Spine repaired with a strip of blue cloth tape. Boards rubbed and surface scarred. Contents complete, including a wide range of historical photos. Front and rear endpages weak at gutter/joint. Juvenile's pencil doodles and ownership marks fill the front and rear endpages. Text unmarked. The original edition, but one that may have spent some time used in a school class setting.... View more info

Annual Reports of the Selectmen and Other Town Officers of Newport, New Hampsihre; For the Years 1894 - 1909

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Newport, N. H., [Newport, N. H. : the Town] and Republican Champion Press: 1894

Seller ID: 19019

Condition: Fair


8vo 8" - 9" tall; Bound copies of the annual reports for the town of Newport, including subcomittees and commissions. Covering the years 1894 - 1909. Bound in 1/4 leather and pebbled cloth boards with gilt title lettering at spine. Internal joints damaged with boards and spine essentially losse over the text block. First 40 or so pages are loose or becoming disbound. Several other signatures mid-book are starting. Some dampstaining to the front edge of the first... View more info

The True Story Told by Photographs of the Destruction of San Francisco, Also Other California Views. a Vast Gallery of Pictures Made from Original Photographs

By: N/A

Price: $145.00

Publisher: San Francisco, 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20029

Condition: Good


Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; [no date given] Circa 1906. Hardcover in an oblong octavo format. No publisher or place given in this rushed to press photograph accounting of one of America's worst disasters. Illustrated paper covered boards with blue cloth backstrip, unlettered. Text block is side stapled, as issued. Profuse photo illustrated documentary of the conflagration, its effects and some views of buildings and vistas before the fire. Boards are rubbed at edg... View more info

Quota Club Cook Book

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, San Antonio Quota Club: 1953

Seller ID: 21942

Condition: Good+


B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 94 pages; Sound, clean copy. No marks. Light general toning to covers and pagestock. Front cover lightly curled at front edge. Corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Illustrated with B&W drawings. VG- View more info

The True Story Told by Photographs of the Destruction of San Francisco, Also Other California Views. a Vast Gallery of Pictures Made from Original Photographs

By: N/A

Price: $110.00

Publisher: San Francisco, 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26423

Condition: Fair


Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; [no date given] Circa 1906. Hardcover in an oblong octavo format. No publisher or place given in this rushed to press photograph accounting of one of America's worst disasters. Illustrated paper covered boards with blue cloth backstrip, unlettered. Text block is side stapled, as issued. Profuse photo illustrated documentary of the conflagration, its effects and some views of buildings and vistas before the fire. Boards are well rubbed a... View more info

Twelfth Annual Maryland House And Garden Pilgrimage; April 29, 1949 Through May 9, 1949

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Elmer O. Anderson,: 1949

Seller ID: 28309

Condition: Very Good+


Photographs, some color; ads; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 120 pages; Large format paperback in stapled glossy wraps. Substantial and well presented program on historic homes of Maryland, with numerous county and region maps, photographs, some in color and period ads for MD businesses. Superficial nick to covers at base of spine. A few pages with a brief pencil notation by a tour participant. 3 pages with front top corner creased. Solid and neat. VG+ View more info

Fifty-fourth Annual Report of the Board of Directors Of the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company to the Stockholders, Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1908

By: N/A

Price: $32.50

Publisher: 1908

Seller ID: 30631

Condition: Good+


Color map; fiancial tables; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 52 pages; Riginal annual report in oversize paperback format. Pale gree, title printed paper wraps over saddle stapled text block. Two page color map of routes on thin onion sking paper at front. Saddle staples a little rusty . Wraps toned at edges with mild furring at spine. Uncommon. G++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Oconee County, SC

By: Aheron, Piper Peters

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Charleston, Arcadia Publishing: 1998

Seller ID: 34540

ISBN: 075240895x

Condition: Very Good+


Images of America; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 128 pages; Larger trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated overs. Bright tight and fresh; feels and appears not far from as new. VG++ to NF View more info

Four Mothers At Chautauqua

By: Alden, Isabella MacDonald, Aka "pansy"

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20220

Condition: Good+


Period photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 408 pages; Uncommon in the original edition. Bound in publisher's decorative pictorial green cloth. Gilt and white pictorial design to spine partly flaked and rubbed but still very legible. Lower front corners shelf bumpd with bruising to the board corners. Unusual period fiction by virtue of the many period photographs of Chautauqua that illustrate the book. Soundly bound and clean; a few signatures starting slightly. G++ t... View more info

Blue Grass Region of Kentucky

By: Allen, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24705

Condition: Good+


1892 Harper & Bros.1st ed. Olive green HC w ornate gilt and drk green designs cvr & spine. Binding sound though not tight and spine cocked. Rub corners and spine ends. Splotchy foxing end pgs; Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 301 pages; Olive green HC with ornate gilt and dark green designs to cover and spine. Binding sound though not tight and spine cocked with a signature starting at front edge. Rubbing and light bruising to cloth at corners and spine ends.... View more info

Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration Of The Borough Of Mohnton Pennsylvania; Mohnton Memorial Park, September 21, 1957

By: Althouse, George W. (Chairman) ; et. al.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mohnton, PA, Borough of Mohnton: 1957

Seller ID: 29143

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 74 pages; Paperback in glossy title lettered covers and saddle stapled binding. Snugly bound copy has light shelf soiling to surfaces and mild shelf//handling wear to edges. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Solid unmarked copy. VG- to VG View more info

Nickelodeon City Pittsburgh at the Movies, 1905-1929

By: Aronson, Michael

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, University of Pittsburgh Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 31347

ISBN: 0822943220

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Photographs; period ads in facsimile; maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 320 pages View more info

The History of Georgia, from its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Lippincott's Cabinet Histories of the States

By: Arthur, T. S. & W. H. Carpenter

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo & Company: 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34600

Condition: Good


frontis; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 331 pages; 1st edition. In original green cloth with decorative borders and ruling in blind to boards and gilt paneling to spine. Soundly bound but a bit worn with a damp/spill stain to the lower spine corner of the cloth, showing with mild discoloration in the spine gutter area of the first 40 or so pages. Gilt at spine fading. Marbled paper pastedowns appear to have been added by a prior owner, with some offset glue toning to the ... View more info

Lykens-Williams Valley: History - Directory and Pictorial Review. Embracing the Entire Lykens and Williams Valley, in the Effort to Preserve the Past and Perpetuate the Present.

By: Barrett, J. Allen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Telegraph Printing Co.: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31705

Condition: Very Good-


Photographs; pictorial ads; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 301 pages; Softcover in original textured wraps with titles in black to cover and spine unlettered, as issued. Contents soundly bound and clean with expected and usual mild toning to page stock. Cocers edge worn with some stress creasing to spine apnel and mild furring along spine edges. Prior owner has reinforced the joint of the card stock covers in the inside fold with severallengths of transparent tape. Profusely... View more info

The History of the University of North Carolina From its Beginning to the Death of President Swain, 1789-1868

By: Battle, Kemp P.

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, Self Published; Printed for the Author By Edwards & Broughton: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16748

Condition: Good


B&W Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 880 pages; This copy deaccessioned from the UNC Extension Library with bookplate to front pastedown, checkout slip to front endpage and a few stamps. Bound in a tired heavy buckram rebinding with titles lettered in gilt to spine. Corners rubbed and bumped; call label base of spine. Shaken but sound; light library mending to edges of frontis. A few pages with minimal pencil annotation; a penned note of several lines on the rear endpa... View more info

History of the University of North Carolina; Volume II; From 1868 to 1912

By: Battle, Kemp P.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, Self Published; Printed for the Author By Edwards & Broughton: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16749

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 875 pages; HC in publisher issued maroon cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Bright, snug and very neat. Just very mild shelf evidence to cloth at spine ends. Expected light uniform toning to page stock. A few very mild spots of soiling to the endpages and trace fosing to the front edge. Handsome copy; uncommon in the original edition and especially so in such attractive condition. NF. ... Oversize... View more info

Das Leben in Utah; Oder, Die Mysterien Und Verbrechen Des Mormonenthums...

By: Beadle, J. H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, National Publikations-Compagnie: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0002162

Condition: Good+


Illustrations and Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 544 pages; Original green cloth with titles brightly stamped in gilt to cover and spine. Deaccessioned from the PA Folklife collection at F&M College Library in lancaster PA. Minimal library attachments. Call label spine; bookplate and card pocket. Text bright and neat; unmarked. Covers clean with light rubbing to extremities. Retains original endpages; binding sound and secure. Frontis portraits of Mormon leaders... View more info

The Log Cabin Homes of the North American Wilderness

By: Bealer, Alex W. and John O. Ellis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Barre, MA, Barre Publishing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14497

Condition: Good+


Photographs; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 191 pages; Large oblong paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Sound clean copy. Gift inscription penned to front endpage. Text unmarked. Moderate shelf and handling rub to edges. Solid, decent copy. G++ View more info