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Boston:D. C. Heath and Company. 1905. xvii+227pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Green decorated boards lightly soiled with wear to edges and seams. Internally, a previous owners signature to 2nd free end-page and several passages marked lightly with red pen, (affecting about 12 pages). Not underlined, just a vertical line along the passages. Otherwise a very good, clean copy. *From the preface..."The matter betweem these covers has been put into type for the following reasons: First because a large number of those present on Old Home Day could not hear the speakers and were promised at the time that they should have an opportunity later of seeing in print as much of the proceedings as could easily be reproduced...Second , many who, because of distance, age, infirmity, or the cares of life, could not be present, lamented the fact and expressed the hope that they might have a full account of the reunion...Third, the wish was expressed by those who heard the proceedings that the histories of the town might be put into permanent form, as being of much interest to Salemites whether present at the reunion or not...Fourth, because by printing we can preserve and circulate extracts from letters and other communications which the length of the printed program did not allow time for reading...Fifth, because it is hoped that by the sale of the book at one dollar a copy enough money may be collected to add a little sum to our library fund, after paying for the actual cost of the book."
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1930. xvii+237pp. Illustrated. 1st edition. Hard cover. A very good, clean copy. Rust boards lightly soiled and shelf-worn with wear to spine ends. Internally, aside from age-toning to end-papers and some mild foxing to first several pages (through title page) a very good clean copy. The binding is tight and hinges intact. See Adam's SIX GUNS #371; HOWES US-IANA #C-118;
New York; G.P. Putnams's Sons, 1928. Two volumes. First Edition. Hardcover with DJs. xii+372pp and x+365pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Very Good+ condition in Fair jackets. Jackets are shelfworn, soiled, and have tears (some with missing chips). Both volumes have clean, unbumped, deep blue cloth boards, with gilt titling that remains bright. Top edge gilt. Deckled fore-edges have gathered some dust. Interiors are clean, unmarked, square and tightly bound. "The record of any large railroad is apt to be the record of the social and economic life of the territory it serves. B&O is no exception to this. In the first 100 years of its life its record becomes that of the great industrial area that it serves. Crossing or entering 13 of the states of the Union, reaching 8 out of the 10 largest cities, its history automatically becomes that of a very considerable part of America." (cfm)
Cambridge, MA:Harvard University Press. 1964. xii+285pp. 1st edition. Illustrated. Hardcover with price-clipped dust jacket. A very good, clean copy with a very good, clean dust jacket. Do not think this was ever read. "Jonathan Mayhew was the first commanding officer of what an important Massachusets loyalist called the "Black Regiment" of Congregational preachers who incessantly sounded the "Yell of Rebellion in the ears of an ignorant & deluded People." Pastor of Boston's prominent West Congregational Church from 1747-1766, Mayhew educated New Englanders to the potential danger of British authority in the years before the Stamp Act. Believing that resistance to tyranny was a Christian duty as well as a human right, he used his pulpit to arouse public opinion...."
Chicago:L. S. Dickey & Co., 1910. 1st edition. 285pp. Illustrated with plates, maps and folding map in rear. Blue boards in very good, clean condition. Gilt still bright on cover, slightly dulled on spine. Lower edge points gently bumped, top edges still sharp but with light wear. Page edges darkened. Internally, in very good, clean condition. No previous owners marks or signatures.
THIRTY-ONE YEARS ON THE PLAINS AND IN THE MOUNTAINS OR, THE LAST VOICE FROM THE PLAINS. An Authentic Record of a Life Time of Hunting, Trapping, Scouting and Indian Fighting in the Far West
Chicago:Rhodes & McClure Publishing Company. 1901. 586pp+(8)pp ads. Copiously illustrated by H. S DeLay with many reproductions from photographs. Hardcover. Decorated boards lightly shelf-worn and soiled. Page edges soiled. Internally, paper slightly age-toned but aside from an embossed stamp to top outside edge of frontispiece, a very good, clean copy.
New Haven:Yale University Press. 1926. xiii+268pp. Illustrated. 1st edition. Hardcover. Blue boards in very good condition with just light wear to spine ends. Internally, a previous owners name and embossed stamp to top of 1st free end-page with the embossed name repeating on the upper, outer edge of the first 7 pages. Otherwise the book in very good, clean condition. *Forward by Lieutenant-General Nelson A. Miles, U.S.A.
Los Angeles, CA:Published by the author. (1933). 377pp. + 1p. publisher's advertisement. Hard bound. Binding is lightly soiled. Aside from some age-toning to the paper, a very good, clean copy.
Washington:Government Printing Office. 1910. 108pp. Hardcover. Aside from light shelf-wear to boards, a very good, clean copy. Does not look like it was ever used. *The claimants are listed individually with grounds for claims listed, amounts wanted and amounts granted.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1886. xv+473pp. Illustrated by many drawings, 4 maps and 1 folding map at rear. Hardcover. Decorated boards lightly shelf-worn and soiled with light wear to spine ends and edge points. Internally, aside from previous owners name penciled to 2nd free end-page, a very good clean copy. Binding is tight and hinges intact. *Contains an in depth exploration of Alaska's history, geography. people and wildlife - Wikipedia
A CONCISE HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MARYLAND FROM IT'S FIRST SETTLEMENT. It's Geography, Productions and Striking Events; Also the History of the First Settlement of the Village of Schenevus....
wIts Origin, Its Early and Later Progress, Its Village Organization and Date of charter, with its Present Polulation, Number of Buildings and its Business Directory. Schenevus:Monitor Book and Newspaper Printing Establishment. 1876. 66pp+6pp ads. Green paper covered boards are worn and soiled with edge points worn to boards. Brown spine worn at both ends. Internally, front and rear hinges are cracked (but binding is still tight) and end-papers are foxed but otherwise pages are clean. No previous owners marks or signatures.
MATTAPOISETT AND OLD ROCHESTER MASSACHUSETTS. Being A History Of These Towns and Also In Part of Marion and A Portion Of Wareham (The Grafton Historical Series)
New York:The Grafton Press. (1907). xii+424pp, Illustrated. Hardcover. Green boards lightly soiled and shelf-worn with some mottling along edges and spine. The binding is tight but rear hinge is cracked. Internally, a couple old price erasures to inside front board but otherwise no previous owners marks or signatures. Overall, a very good copy.
HINCKLEYS OF MAINE. THE ANCESTRY (Both in Massachusetts and in England) AND DESCENDANTS OF SAMUEL HINCKLEY OF BRUNSWICK, MAINE
Penobscot Press. (1993). v+373pp. Hardcover. In fine condition.
RESIDENT AND BUSINESS DIRECTORY OF BOURNE, FALMOUTH AND SANDWICH, MASSACHUSETTS. 1900. Containing a Complete Resident, Street and Business Directory, Town Officers, Schools, Societies, Churches, Post-offices.
Hopkinton, MA: A. E. Foss and Co. 1900. 207pp. Hardcover. Boards worn and soiled. Pages relatively clean save for 1 with pencil scribbling. Hinges cracked, both front and rear, but binding still tight. Overall, a better than good copy.
Marshfield, Ma.:Marshfield Tercentenary Committe. (1956). 334pp. Reprint of 1940 edition. A very good copy. Gilt on front board lightly rubbed and previous owners inscription to verso of 1st free end-page, otherwise a very good, clean copy. An excellent account of three hundred years of a New England town founded by the Pilgrims. A town later adopted by Daniel Webster.
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