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Pennsylvania State University Press. 1958. x+276pp. Illustrated. 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition. Dust jacket is price-clipped, lightly soiled with dust residue along spine gutter, and shelf-wear to edges,with a couple small tears.
TRAVELS AMONGST AMERICAN INDIANS. THEIR ANCIENT EARTHWORKS AND TEMPLES; INCLUDING A JOURNEY IN GUATEMALA, MEXICO AND YUCATAN, AND A VISIT TO THE RUINS OF PATINAMIT, UTATLAN, PALENQUE AND UXMAL
London:Sampson, Low, Marston and Company. 1894. 1st edition. xvi+429pp. Illustrated, with 2 folding maps at rear. Hardcover. Blue boards lightly soiled and shelfworn with gilt on cover and spine still bright. Spine ends are worn and starting to fray with edge points gently bumped and worn to boards. Internally, no previous owners marks or signatures found but light to mild foxing is scattered throughout. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
New York: Harper & Brothers. 1851. First Edition. xii+463pp. Hardcover, no jacket. Overall Good- conditon. Half leather boards are heavily worn and soiled; the spine has been reglued and is missing a large chip below the bottom raised band. Front board is attached but weakly so, and the front pastedwon paper is largely torn away. Too bad the covers are so problematic because the inside is very good: unmarked, square and securely bound, with light foxing. The stories of the author's travels, "their staple is the gossip of travel". rather than tending towards the political or philosohpical. (cfm)
TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF SANDWICH AND BOURNE, AT SANDWICH MASSACHUSETTS SEPTEMBER 3. 1889. OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS.
Falmouth, MA:Local Publishing and Printing Company. 1890. 131pp. Signed and inscribed on the title page by Nathan H. Chamberlain, the "Orator of the Day", whose speech is on pages 22-78. Brown boards are lightly shelf-worn/soiled, with gilt on the front cover still bright. Edge points are gently bumped. Internally, aside from the inscription on the title page, the pages are clean but slightly age-toned. The binding is tight and hinges intact. Overall, a very good, clean copy.
UNANGAM UNGIIKANGIN KAYUX TUNUSANGIN. UNANGAM UNIIKANGIS AMA TUNUZANGIS. ALEUT TALES AND NARRATIVES. COLLECED 1909-1910
Fairbanks:University of Alaska. 1990. xvii+715pp. Illustrated. Softcover. Covers lightly soiled and worn with rear cover vertical creased, edge points curling and spine edges worn (with both spine ends chipped at edge). Internally, an Alaska school stamp to 1st free endpage with Indian Ed written underneath the stamp. Otherwise pages clean and free of previous owners marks or signatures.
(Milford, MA):(The Charlescraft Press). 1935. 1st edition. 194pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Green boards lightly soiled and shelfworn, with gilt on cover and spine still bright. Internally, end-pages age-toned but free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is t
New York:Valentine's Manual Inc. (1925). 404pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Blue covers decorated with gilt titles are lightly soiled/faded; otherwise a very good, clean and bright copy, inside and out. No previous owners marks or signatures; hinges still intact; bottom edge points very lightly bumped and top points still sharp; page edges lightly soiled; top edges gilt.
New York: Kirk and Mercein. 1817. First edition. 99pp. Harcover, no jacket. Fair condtion. Original paper boards are age darkened and heavily rubbed/soiled; the spine covering is missing, exposing the string binding which is somewhat fragile but holdinig together. There are significant stains, especially at the front and back, but the text is mostly clean and perfectly readable. There are a handful of pencilled notes in the margins. Very scarce first edition of Egbert Benson's vindication of the captors of Major Andre in the Benedict Arnold saga. Benson was a founding father who represented New York at the Continental Congress and served as Chief Justice of the NY Supreme Court.. (cfm)
Salem, MA:The Essex Institute. 1907. 98pp. With light shelf-wear to cover and edges. Internally, it looks like a book-plate has been removed from the inside front board but otherwise, aside from slight age-toning to paper, a very good, clean copy.
WARBASSE HISTORY. A STUDY IN THE SOCIOLOGY OF HEREDITY. In Two Parts. 1) Warbasse Ascendants and 2) Warbasse Descendants.
Falmouth, MA:The Kendall Press. 1954. 226pp. Illustrated. Signed/inscribed by author on the 1st free end-page. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition. Aside from author's inscription, no other previous owners marks or signatures. Errata sheet, once glued to page 114, still present but now loose. The dust jacket with light overall soiling, still in one piece, but with many chips and small tears to edges.
WASHINGTON-IRVINE CORRESPONDENCE. THE OFFICIAL LETTERS, Which Passed Between Washington and Brig. Gen. William Irvine and Between Irvine and Others Concerning Military Affairs in the West from 1781-1783
Arranged and Annotated With an Introduction Containing an Outline of Events Occurring Previously in the Trans-Alleghany Country. Madison, WI:David Atwood. 1882. 1st edition. 430pp. Illustrated. Folding map intact. Hardcover. Green boards very lightly shelf-worn; gilt quite bright on spine; edges of spine are lightly worn with the bottom edge having a 1/4 inch tear. The page edges are lightly soiled. Internally, a small booksellers sticker on the upper edge of the inside front board; previous owners signatures pencilled on the first free end page; otherwise the pages are clean and bright. The binding is tight and square; the front hinge has started and the rear is intact. Overall, a very good copy.
WEALTH AND PROGRESS. A CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF THE LABOR PROBLEM. The Natural Basis for Industrial Reform or How to Increase Wages Without Reducing Profits and Lowering Rents: The Economic Philosophy of the Eight Hour Movement
New York:D. Appleton and Company. 1887. 1st edition. xxiii+382pp+(2)ads. Hardcover. Brown boards lightly soiled and shelf-worn at edges with some chipping/fraying to spine ends. Internally, a previous owners signature and date to the 2nd free end-page but otherwise, pages are clean and bright. A very good copy.
Garden City, NY:Doubleday Page and Company. 1926. Stated 1st edition. 304pp. Hardcover. Green boards soild and shelf-worn with wear to edges and edge points. Gilt on spine faded. Internally, previous owners name to inside front board, but otherwise, aside from some slight age-toning to paper, a very good, clean copy.
Hartford: S.S. Scranton & Co..1881. Hardcover, no jacket. 527pp. Illustrated with b/w drawings. Stamped, beveled dark green buckram boards, with gilt decoration and titling to spine and cover. Very Good condition. Boards lightly shelfworn with minimal fabric wear through at tips and spine bottom; spine slightly age darkened. Dust spots to top page edge. Owner names pencilled to ffep. Some foxing to steel-engraved half title. Otherwise internally it is clean and unmarked. Binding is square and secure. Intended to educate us about "how much this republic owes to its pioneer mothers...gratitude for their inestimable services to our country". Chapters include Woman as a Pioneer, Woman's Work in Floods and Storms, On the Indian Trail, Home Life in the Backwoods, etc. (cfm)
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, several previous owners names on 1st free end-page but otherwise the book is in very good, clean condition. *Forward by Lieutenant-General Nelson A. Miles, U.S.A.
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