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Knots Untied: or, Ways and By-ways in the Hidden Life of American Detectives

By: American Craft Council; Mintz, Sidney W. ; Weaver, William Woys; Evans, Meryl

Price: $27.00

Publisher: J.B. Burr and Hyde: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28930


Good; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Hartford, CT; 665 pages, bound in brown cloth with gilt design & lettering. 30 illustrations.71 pg biographical section (author unattributed). Contents include: The Gambler's Wax Finger; Payne and the Counterfeiters; the Genealogical Swindlers; The Borrowed Diamond Rings; A Sorceress' Tick -- How She Was Caught; A Forced Marriage Scheme Defeated; William Roberts and HIs Forgeries; Col. Novena, Prince of Confidence Men; and much... View more info

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Scribner's Magazine: Volumes 1 & 2, January-June 1887 and July-December 1887.

By: Burlingame, Edward (editor)

Price: $74.70

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1887

Seller ID: 29249


Very Good+; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; First 12 issues of Scribner's Magazine, bound in 2 volumes. 768 pages. Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering & design; bevelled edges. Lovely, bright decorative covers. Very clean, tight with only a hint of edge wear. Pages clean, bright and unmarked. Endpapers show minor foxing, some rippling. Contents include entries by Bret Harte, Henry M. Field, Sarah Orne Jewett, Rebecca Harding Davis, Joel Chandler Harri... View more info

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Cottage Girl; or a Brief Sketch of the Life and Early Death of Miss Olivia Whitehead, a Convert at the Age of Four Years

By: Cooley, Timothy M.

Price: $65.70

Publisher: Massachusetts Sabbath School Society: 1860

Seller ID: 27371


Very Good; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 52 pages, bound in embossed cloth. Cloth cover clean; firmly bound; heavily faded purple. Interior clean, bright; gift notation on front endpaper, dated 1864. A nice sample of this somewhat scarce book. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

Image for Woman on the American Frontier : A Valuble and Authentic History of the Heroism, Adventures, Privations, Captivities, Trials and Noble Lives and Deaths of the "Pioneer Mothers of the Republic".

Woman on the American Frontier : A Valuble and Authentic History of the Heroism, Adventures, Privations, Captivities, Trials and Noble Lives and Deaths of the "Pioneer Mothers of the Republic".

By: Fowler , William W.

Price: $67.50

Publisher: S. S. Scranton & Co.: 1881

Seller ID: 29250


Very Good-; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 527 pages, bound in green cloth; gilt stamped design; bevelled edges. Illustrated with 16 engravings. Shallow fraying at ends of spine, corner tips. Binding quite firm; hinges sound. Light scuffing on cover. Foxing on tissue guard and two preliminary pages; otherwise pages quite clean, bright. Previous owner's name written on blank flypage dated 1872, which is inconsistent with the date of publication (1881). A s... View more info

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The History of the Corporate Seals

By: Gardiner, Lansdale D.; Charles L. Terry III and Rodney Armstrong

Price: $27.00

Publisher: National Society of the Colonial Dames of America: 1999

Seller ID: 28589


Near Fine; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; [55] pages, bound in blue cloth with paper title label on front. History of the 50 state corporate seals with photos of embroidered seals and attribution. Crisp, clean, tight and unmarked. View more info

Image for 300 Years of American Seating Furniture Chairs and Beds from Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University

300 Years of American Seating Furniture Chairs and Beds from Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University

By: Kane, Patricia E

Price: $34.20

Publisher: New York Graphic Society: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28343

ISBN: 0821206788


Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED by the author. 319 pages, bound in black cloth. 297 black& white illustrations. Bright clean cover, tight binding. Interior pristine. Jacket shows light wear along top edge; two tiny tears top edge. Protected in new mylar sleeve. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Pharmacist to the Nation A History of Walgreen Co., America's Leading Drug Store Chain

By: Kogan, Herman; Kogan, Rick.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Walgreens: 1989

Seller ID: 27264


Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Square Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 286 pages, bound in cranberry & grey cloth. Firmly bound book, clean & tight. Minor wear at tips of corners. Interior crisp & unmarked. Bright jacket with shelf rubbing on back panel. Illustrated history of Walgreen Co. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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The Boy Scouts Year Book [1929]

By: Mathiews, Franklin K. (Editor)

Price: $38.70

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1929

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 30102


Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 226 pp. bound in full red cloth; gilt lettering; profusely illustrated with line drawings, several full page plates, various artists, predominantly Remington Schuyler. Bright cloth and gilt; minor rubbing & light spot of soil. Firm binding, sharp corners. Previous owner's name written on "This Book Belongs To" page. Pages very clean, bright, otherwise unmarked. Contents include: The Re... View more info

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Berlin: Other Times Other Voices.

By: Meyers, Doris Vroom.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Berlin Free Library Assn.: 1985

Edition: -

Seller ID: 22528


Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Berlin, CT; 110 p in card cover with plastic comb binding. Cover shows wear along spine; light soil on front & back. Clean pages. Historical account of town of Berlin, Connecticut, established in 1785, and its villages Berlin, Beckley Quarter, Kensington, Worthington.; View more info

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Diary of an Early American Boy: Noah Blake 1805

By: Sloane, Eric

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Co: 1973

Edition: later printing

Seller ID: 30849

ISBN: 0308700430


Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Includes BONUS BOOK; see below. 108 pages, bound in tan cloth. Bright cover, tight binding, sharp corners. Bright jacket with crisp edges; 2 closed tears on front panel; several tiny tears and shallow chip. Original price of $7.50 intact on flap. A nice bright attractive book in jacket, protected in new mylar sleeve. BONUS BOOK: Eric Sloane's Sketches of America Past, hardcover, Promontory Press ... View more info

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The Golden Rule Days of Essex

By: Stevenson, Beverly F.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Essex Historical Society: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27852


Near Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Essex, CT; 43 p in wraps. Bright, clean, unmarked book. Mild wear at corner tips of cover. SIGNED by author. Brief history of public education in Essex Connecticut. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Travels of Mark Twain

By: Twain, Mark; Neider, Charles (Editor)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Coward McCann: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28867


Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 448 pages, bound in light green cloth with red top-stain, red endpapers. The first collection of Mark Twain's travel pieces, showcasing what an amusing and indefatigable traveler he was, crossing the Atlantic 27 times. Bright cover, tightly bound; hint of soil on edge of boards. Interior crisp, clean, unmarked. In bright jacket with a few shallow tears. Price intact on flap. View more info

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United States Army Training Center Fort Campbell, Kentucky 1971 Yearbook: Company B, 8th Battalion, 2nd Brigade

By: United States Army, Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Price: $38.70

Publisher: Military Division, American Yearbook Co.: 1971

Seller ID: 21789


Very Good; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Basic training yearbook for Company B, 8th Battalion, 2nd Brigade at Fort Campbell Kentucky from November 23,1970 to January 29, 1971. Cameos and group photos of soldiers in various training exercises, graduation photos. Bound in blue coated cloth with embossed cover design of drill sergeant with trainee in shooting position. Light wear on edges of cover; head of spine has shallow chipping; back cover shows some soiling.... View more info