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The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines.  No. 35 - Vol. III, No. 11 - September 1, 1818, Atheneum Magazine
61 Atheneum Magazine The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines. No. 35 - Vol. III, No. 11 - September 1, 1818
Boston Munroe and Francis 1818 First Edition Paperback Fair 
Boston: Munroe and Francis, 1818. Single issue [Sept. 1, 1818] of this semi-monthly magazine devoted to news, scientific developments, literature, sports, fashion, etc., mainly reprinted from European periodicals. Provides a fascinating snapshot of American interests and tastes during the early days of the republic. Softcover, forty pages. Covers age-toned and lightly soiled, edges worn and chipped, minor dampstains to top margins, pages lightly foxed but readily legible, clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
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The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines.  No. 39 - Vol. IV, No. 3 - November 2, 1818, Atheneum Magazine
62 Atheneum Magazine The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines. No. 39 - Vol. IV, No. 3 - November 2, 1818
Boston Munroe and Francis 1818 First Edition Paperback Fair 
Boston: Munroe and Francis, 1818. Single issue [Nov. 2, 1818] of this semi-monthly magazine devoted to news, scientific developments, literature, sports, fashion, etc., mainly reprinted from European periodicals. Provides a fascinating snapshot of American interests and tastes during the early days of the republic. Softcover, forty pages. Covers age-toned and lightly soiled, edges worn and chipped, a few corners creased, pages age-toned and lightly foxed but readily legible, clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
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The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines.  No. 41 - Vol. II No. 2 - November 1, 1817, Atheneum Magazine
63 Atheneum Magazine The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines. No. 41 - Vol. II No. 2 - November 1, 1817
Boston Munroe and Francis 1817 First Edition Paperback Poor 
Boston: Munroe and Francis, 1817. Single issue [Nov. 1, 1817] of this semi-monthly magazine devoted to news, scientific developments, literature, sports, fashion, etc., mainly reprinted from European periodicals. Provides a fascinating snapshot of American interests and tastes during the early days of the republic. Softcover, forty pages. Covers absent, edges worn and chipped, small hole in final page, some corners creased, occasional light dampstaining, pages age-toned and lightly foxed but readily legible, clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Poor. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines.  No. 42 - Vol. IV, No. 6 - December 15, 1818, Atheneum Magazine
64 Atheneum Magazine The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines. No. 42 - Vol. IV, No. 6 - December 15, 1818
Boston Munroe and Francis 1818 First Edition Paperback Fair 
Boston: Munroe and Francis, 1818. Single issue [Dec. 15, 1818] of this semi-monthly magazine devoted to news, scientific developments, literature, sports, fashion, etc., mainly reprinted from European periodicals. Provides a fascinating snapshot of American interests and tastes during the early days of the republic. Softcover, forty pages. Covers age-toned and lightly soiled, edges worn and chipped, corners creased, pages age-toned and lightly foxed but readily legible, clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines.  No. 44 - Vol. IV, No. 8 - January 15, 1819, Atheneum Magazine
65 Atheneum Magazine The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines. No. 44 - Vol. IV, No. 8 - January 15, 1819
Boston Munroe and Francis 1819 First Edition Paperback Good 
Boston: Munroe and Francis, 1819. Single issue [Jan. 15, 1819] of this semi-monthly magazine devoted to news, scientific developments, literature, sports, fashion, etc., mainly reprinted from European periodicals. Provides a fascinating snapshot of American interests and tastes during the early days of the republic. Softcover, forty pages. Covers age-toned and lightly soiled, edges worn and lightly chipped, some corners creased, pages age-toned and lightly foxed but readily legible, clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
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The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines.  No. 45 - Vol. IV, No. 9 - February 1, 1819, Atheneum Magazine
66 Atheneum Magazine The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines. No. 45 - Vol. IV, No. 9 - February 1, 1819
Boston Munroe and Francis 1819 First Edition Paperback Fair 
Boston: Munroe and Francis, 1819. Single issue [Feb. 1, 1819] of this semi-monthly magazine devoted to news, scientific developments, literature, sports, fashion, etc., mainly reprinted from European periodicals. Provides a fascinating snapshot of American interests and tastes during the early days of the republic. Softcover, forty pages. Covers age-toned and lightly soiled, edges worn and chipped, some corners creased, pages age-toned and lightly foxed but readily legible, clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
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The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines.  No. 46 - Vol. IV, No. 10 - February 15, 1819, Atheneum Magazine
67 Atheneum Magazine The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines. No. 46 - Vol. IV, No. 10 - February 15, 1819
Boston Munroe and Francis 1819 First Edition Paperback Fair 
Boston: Munroe and Francis, 1819. Single issue [Feb. 15, 1819] of this semi-monthly magazine devoted to news, scientific developments, literature, sports, fashion, etc., mainly reprinted from European periodicals. Provides a fascinating snapshot of American interests and tastes during the early days of the republic. Softcover, forty pages. Covers age-toned and lightly soiled, edges worn and chipped, some corners creased, pages age-toned and lightly foxed but readily legible, clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines.  No. 47 - Vol. IV, No. 11 - March 1, 1819, Atheneum Magazine
68 Atheneum Magazine The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines. No. 47 - Vol. IV, No. 11 - March 1, 1819
Boston Munroe and Francis 1819 First Edition Paperback Fair 
Boston: Munroe and Francis, 1819. Single issue [Mar. 1, 1819] of this semi-monthly magazine devoted to news, scientific developments, literature, sports, fashion, etc., mainly reprinted from European periodicals. Provides a fascinating snapshot of American interests and tastes during the early days of the republic. Softcover, forty pages. Covers age-toned and lightly soiled, edges worn and chipped, some corners creased, pages age-toned and lightly foxed but readily legible, clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Little Sylvia of Hartford and Her Indian Boy, Aunt Martha
69 Aunt Martha Little Sylvia of Hartford and Her Indian Boy
Hartford, Connecticut American Publishing Company 1890 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No 
Hartford, Connecticut: American Publishing Company, 1890. First edition [1890]. Very hard-to-find children's title about Sylvia, the first white child born in the Connecticut wilderness during colonial times, and the Indians, especially a boy named Swift Foot, who were kind to her before her eventual death. Illustrated in black and white. Olive green cloth printed in black, 56 pages. Some edgewear to the covers, mainly some rubbing to the corners, spine edges and a bit of light fraying to the spine ends. Internally near fine, with good hinges, firm binding, very clean pages free from names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Anarchist Voices: An Oral History of Anarchism in America, Avrich, Paul
70 Avrich, Paul Anarchist Voices: An Oral History of Anarchism in America
Princeton, New Jersey Princeton University Press 1995 0691034125 / 9780691034126 Hardcover Fine Fine 
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1995. Black cloth with illustrated dustjacket. Fine condition, tight binding, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Narragansett Bay: Its Historic and Romantic Associations and Picturesque Setting, Bacon, Edgar Mayhew
71 Bacon, Edgar Mayhew Narragansett Bay: Its Historic and Romantic Associations and Picturesque Setting
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1904 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No 
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1904. First edition [1904]. Well-kept copy of this history and scenic tour of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, illustrated with black and white photographs and fifty drawings by the author. Dark blue cloth lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, title page in red and black, 377 pages. Some rubbing to the extremities with some very light fraying to the lower corners, spine gilt a little dulled but clearly legible, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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The Hudson River from Ocean to Source : Historical - Legendary - Picturesque, Bacon, Edgar Mayhew
72 Bacon, Edgar Mayhew The Hudson River from Ocean to Source : Historical - Legendary - Picturesque
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1903 Hardcover Very Good 
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1903. Second printing, 1903. Exceptional copy of this well-illustrated book about the Hudson River and the Hudson River Valley. Describes the river along its entire course, pointing out areas of scenic and/or historical note, and includes 100 illustrations. The title page also indicated that there is a sectional map in a special pocket in the back, but the second edition includes neither the map nor the pocket. Dark blue cloth decoratively lettered in gilt with a illustration mounted on the front cover, top edge gilt, 590 pages plus two pages of publisher's advertisements. Covers are very clean and retain their deep blue color (no spine fading), some rubbing to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages free from chips, tears, names or other markings. A clean, sound and handsome copy.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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The Connecticut River and the Valley of the Connecticut: Three Hundred Fifty Miles from Mountain to Sea. Historical and Descriptive, Bacon, Edwin M.
73 Bacon, Edwin M. The Connecticut River and the Valley of the Connecticut: Three Hundred Fifty Miles from Mountain to Sea. Historical and Descriptive
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1906 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1906. First edition, 1906. Comprehensive history of the river, illustrated throughout with black and white plates, folding color map at rear. Thick volume in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt, black and white illustration mounted on front cover, frontis engraving in sepia tones, 463 pages. Light rubbing to the extremities, good hinges, sound text block, foxing to plates but pages clean with occasional foxing to some of the black and white plates, April 1907 date stamp on front free endpaper, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 72.00 USD
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The Connecticut River and the Valley of the Connecticut: Three Hundred Fifty Miles from Mountain to Sea. Historical and Descriptive, Bacon, Edwin M.
74 Bacon, Edwin M. The Connecticut River and the Valley of the Connecticut: Three Hundred Fifty Miles from Mountain to Sea. Historical and Descriptive
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1907 Hardcover Good 
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1907. Second printing, 1907. Comprehensive history of the river, illustrated throughout with black and white plates. Thick volume in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt, black and white illustration mounted on front cover, frontis engraving in sepia tones, 487 pages plus ads, folding map (torn). Covers rubbed at the extremities, some light puckering to spine cloth, good hinges (front hinge neatly internally reglued), sound text block, clean pages with the name of Ruth Loring Whitman on the front free endpaper, no other markings. The map is cleanly torn across a horizontal fold line, no paper loss.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Individual Rights and the Public Welfare.  Addresses By the Honorable Gaspar G. Bacon, Bacon, Gaspar G.
75 Bacon, Gaspar G. Individual Rights and the Public Welfare. Addresses By the Honorable Gaspar G. Bacon
Boston, Massachusetts Privately Printed 1935 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No 
Boston, Massachusetts: Privately Printed, 1935. First edition [1935]. Addresses from a former Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, addressing economic issues, cost of government, taxpayer relief, banking reform, socialization, etc. Red cloth with gilt spine lettering, no dustjacket, most likely as issued. Minimal shelfwear, good hinges, sound text block, a few light pencil notes in the essay entitled "Emergency Legislation and the Constitutional Principle", pages clean and otherwise unmarked.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Town Officer's Guide, Containing a Compilation of the General Laws of Massachusetts, Relating to the Whole Power and Duty of Towns, Districts and Parishes..., Bacon, John
76 Bacon, John The Town Officer's Guide, Containing a Compilation of the General Laws of Massachusetts, Relating to the Whole Power and Duty of Towns, Districts and Parishes...
Haverhill, Massachusetts E. W. Reinhart 1825 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Haverhill, Massachusetts: E. W. Reinhart, 1825. First edition [1825]. Worn. Full sheep leather with black spine label, 396 pages. Covers heavily rubbed, surface split to half top of front joint but cover well attached, text block sound, pages age-toned with occasional foxing and spotting, endpapers worn, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Blizzard, Bahr, Robert
77 Bahr, Robert The Blizzard
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey USA Prentice-Hall 1980 0130778427 / 9780130778420 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey USA: Prentice-Hall, 1980. First edition, first printing. The story of the dramatic 1977 blizzard that struck Buffalo, New York. Gray flannel-textured hardcover, color illustrated dustjacket. Minimal edge rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and has minor edgewear, no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Press & the American Revolution, Bailyn,Bernard; Hench, John B
78 Bailyn,Bernard; Hench, John B The Press & the American Revolution
Worcester, Massachusetts American Antiquarian Society 1980 0912296186 / 9780912296180 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Worcester, Massachusetts: American Antiquarian Society, 1980. First edition, 1980. Red cloth with dustjacket. The book is very good with firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has some minor shelf soil, slightly sunned spine, no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Old Iron Road: An Epic of Rails, Roads, and the Urge to Go West, Bain, David Haward
79 Bain, David Haward The Old Iron Road: An Epic of Rails, Roads, and the Urge to Go West
New York, New York, U.S.A. Viking Press 2004 0670033081 / 9780670033089 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Press, 2004. First edition, first printing. Dark blue hardcover, color illustrated dustjacket. The book and dustjacket are in fine condition, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Boy's Albuquerque, 1898-1912, Balcomb, Kenneth C.
80 Balcomb, Kenneth C. A Boy's Albuquerque, 1898-1912
Albuquerque, New Mexico USA University of New Mexico Press 1980 0826305253 / 9780826305251 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Albuquerque, New Mexico USA: University of New Mexico Press, 1980. First edition, 1980. Memoir of Albuquerque before New Mexico statehood. Illustrated in black and white throughout. Heavy gray linen-like cloth with mauve cover lettering, deep mauve endpapers, 100 pages with index, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with hardly any discernible edgewear, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and is also in very good condition, with a pencil eraser sized coffee spot to the lower front panel. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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