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Maine: A Guide to the Vacation State, Bearse, Ray, Editor.
101 Bearse, Ray, Editor. Maine: A Guide to the Vacation State
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1969 Second Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1969. First printing of the second edition, 1969. The American Guide Series. Illustrated in black and white. Grass green linen cloth with black cover lettering, mapped endpapers, 460 pages with extensive index, color illustrated dustjacket.The book is in very good condition, looks and feels about new, with sound text block, good hinges, name on first free endpaper, otherwise clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition.. Second Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Life in the Backwoods of New Brunswick, Beavan, Frances
102 Beavan, Frances Life in the Backwoods of New Brunswick
St. Steven, NB, Canada Print'n Press Ltd. for Print'n Press Publications 1980 0920732208 / 9780920732205 Paperback Very Good 
St. Steven, NB, Canada: Print'n Press Ltd. for Print'n Press Publications, 1980. Good quality 1980 reprint of the 1845 edition. Softcover with minimal edgewear, binding firm, pages clean with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Modern Democracy, Becker, Carl. L.
103 Becker, Carl. L. Modern Democracy
New Haven Yale University Press 1941 Hardcover Good Very Good 
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1941. Second printing [1941], the same year as the first printing. Series of three lectures examining the conflict between individual liberty and economic equality. Blue cloth with dustjacket. Light wear, light must odor, personal bookplate on front pastedown, pages clean and unmarked. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has some light wear and age-toning, no chips.. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The History of Vermont; with Descriptions, Physical and Topographical, Beckley, Hosea
104 Beckley, Hosea The History of Vermont; with Descriptions, Physical and Topographical
Brattleboro, Vermont George H. Salisbury 1846 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Brattleboro, Vermont: George H. Salisbury, 1846. First edition [1846] in heavily worn condition. Tan cloth, 396 pages. Covers worn, soiled and with a surface split at the front joint, hinges good, one small section of pages detached but present, text block otherwise sound, old transparent stains to most of the pages but all readily legible, names in pencil on front free endpaper. Reading copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The Loss of the SS. Titanic. Its Story and Its Lessons, Beesley, Lawrence (One of the Survivors)
105 Beesley, Lawrence (One of the Survivors) The Loss of the SS. Titanic. Its Story and Its Lessons
Boston Houghton Mifflin & Co. 1912 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin & Co., 1912. First edition, title page and copyright page with 1912 dates. Written by a Titanic survivor shortly within weeks of the disaster. Illustrated with two double-page plans and three black and white full page photographs including a frontis photo of the Titanic. Worn copy in blue-black cloth lettered in gilt. Considerable edge rubbing, other lighter shelfwear, good hinges, sound text block, somewhat age-yellowed pages that have some occasional finger smudges in the margins, darkened areas to two pages from an old newspaper clipping used as a bookmark, lightly foxed endpapers, Carlisle written in pencil on front free endpaper, no other names or markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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The History of New Hampshire. Volume I, Belknap, Jeremy
106 Belknap, Jeremy The History of New Hampshire. Volume I
Bowie, MD, U.S.A. Heritage Books 1992 1556135831 / 9781556135835 Hardcover Good 
Bowie, MD, U.S.A.: Heritage Books, 1992. Volume I. High quality 1992 facimile reprint of 1831 edition, Heritage Classic series. Softcover with considerable neat highlighting and underlining, previous owner embossed stamp at upper corner of frontis, otherwise very good with firm binding, clean pages.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Pathways of the Puritans: 1630 to 1930, Bell, Mrs. N.S.
107 Bell, Mrs. N.S. Pathways of the Puritans: 1630 to 1930
Framingham, Massachusetts USA Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission: Old America Company 1930 First Edition Hardcover Good No 
Framingham, Massachusetts USA: Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission: Old America Company, 1930. First edition, 1930. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and cover decoration, illustrated frontis and title page, 212 pages. The book is in good condition with vaguely faded spine and sparse foxing across the front cover, addtional edgewear including rubbed corners and spine ends, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Mr. Lincoln's Forts: A Guide to the Civil War Defenses of Washington, Benjamin Franklin Cooling III and Walton H. Owen II
108 Benjamin Franklin Cooling III and Walton H. Owen II Mr. Lincoln's Forts: A Guide to the Civil War Defenses of Washington
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. White Mane Publishing 1988 0942597060 / 9780942597066 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: White Mane Publishing, 1988. First edition, 1988. Sponsored by The Friends of Fort Ward, this book describes how to visit the forts, what to look for, and provides guidance about maps. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Softcover, 256 pages. Light shelfwear to the covers, internally very clean and free from names or other markings. Sections include: A Civil War Deterrent - The Defenses of Washington; Engineer Details of Construction; Touring the Forts South of the Potomac; Touring the Forts North of the Potomac; Touring the Forts East of the Anacostia; Touring the River Forts. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Connecticut River, Benson, Robert and Bachman, Ben
109 Benson, Robert and Bachman, Ben The Connecticut River
New York Bulfinch Press 1989 0821217305 / 9780821217306 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: Bulfinch Press, 1989. First edition, 1989. Richly color illustrated throughout. Navy cloth with heavy silver gilt cover lettering, river blue endpapers, 128 pages, color illustrated endpapers. The book is very good condition, looks and feels new, with sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - 33 cm Tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Voice of Latin America, Benton, William
110 Benton, William The Voice of Latin America
New York Harper & Brothers 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1961. First edition, 1961. Early 1960s survey of Latin and South America with a focus on its most prevalent problems: widespread poverty and the need for economic development; the introduction and spread of Communism; and the lack of educational resources. Bright orange hardcover with blue cloth spine, 204 pages, dustjacket. The book looks and feels new and unread, with tight binding, very clean pages free from names or other markings, only a trace of light foxing to the top edge. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in near fine condition with some minor shelf rubbing, 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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A Bicentennial History of Dalton, Massachusetts 1784-1984, Bernard A. Drew, Editor
111 Bernard A. Drew, Editor A Bicentennial History of Dalton, Massachusetts 1784-1984
Dalton, MA; North Adams, MA Dalton Bicentennial Committee; Excelsior Printing Co. 1984 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Dalton, MA; North Adams, MA: Dalton Bicentennial Committee; Excelsior Printing Co., 1984. First edition, 1984. Large softcover, 128 pages plus double-page map. Near fine condition with some minimal edge rubbing, firm binding, very clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Byron Kilbourn and the Development of Milwaukee, Berquist, Goodwin F.; Bowers, Paul C., Jr.
112 Berquist, Goodwin F.; Bowers, Paul C., Jr. Byron Kilbourn and the Development of Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI, U.S.A. Milwaukee County Historical Society 2001 0938076159 / 9780938076155 First Edition Paperback Fine Signed
Milwaukee, WI, U.S.A.: Milwaukee County Historical Society, 2001. First edition in fine condition, with personalized inscription signed by one of the authors, Goodwin Berquist, inside the front cover. A study of the multi-faceted life of Byron Kilbourn and his role in the development of Milwaukee. Illustrated in black and white. Printed softcover, 192 pages. Book looks and feels new, no other names or markings.. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Celebration of Work, Best, Norman
113 Best, Norman A Celebration of Work
U.S.A. University of Nebraska Press 1990 0803212127 / 9780803212121 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
U.S.A.: University of Nebraska Press, 1990. First edition, first printing, 1990. Off white cloth with dustjacket. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, firm binding, clean pages, 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: 26.00 USD
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Fordson Accessory Guide. Volume I, Bezanson, Ed
114 Bezanson, Ed Fordson Accessory Guide. Volume I
N.P. Ertel Publishing 2010 First Edition Paperback Fine 
N.P.: Ertel Publishing, 2010. First edition. 2010. Comprehensive guide to Fordson tractor accessories, illustrated in black and white. Softcover, 365 pages, like new condition with tight binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Bickerstaff's Boston Almanack for the Year of Our Lord 1786. Being the Second After Bissextile, or Leap-Year, and the Tenth of the Independence of America, Calculated for the Meridian of Boston, But Will Serve All the Adjacent States, Bickerstaff, Isaac [pseudonym]
115 Bickerstaff, Isaac [pseudonym] Bickerstaff's Boston Almanack for the Year of Our Lord 1786. Being the Second After Bissextile, or Leap-Year, and the Tenth of the Independence of America, Calculated for the Meridian of Boston, But Will Serve All the Adjacent States
Boston Printed and Sold By John W. Folsom, at the Corner of Ann-Street, Near the Conduit 1786 Paperback Fair 
Boston: Printed and Sold By John W. Folsom, at the Corner of Ann-Street, Near the Conduit, 1786. Boston almanac for 1786, including usual astronomical information (five eclipses for 1786), court information, a table of currencies, and four pages listing "roads to the principal Towns on the Continent, &c. from Boston: With the Names of those who keep Houses of Entertainment". Softcover with wood engraving on the front cover, 24 pages. Binding restitched, age-toned and dampstained with edge chipping (confined to margins) and margin notes throughout, chip to center of dog's face on front cover, Worn.. Soft Cover. Fair. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. 
Price: 425.00 USD
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Story of Dr. John Clarke, the Founder of The First Free Commonwealth of The World on the Basis of Full Liberty in Religious Concernments.  Cover Title:  Story of Dr. John Clarke, Founder of Rhode Island, Bicknell, Thomas W.
116 Bicknell, Thomas W. Story of Dr. John Clarke, the Founder of The First Free Commonwealth of The World on the Basis of Full Liberty in Religious Concernments. Cover Title: Story of Dr. John Clarke, Founder of Rhode Island
Providence, RI Published By the Author 1915 Hardcover Very Good Signed
Providence, RI: Published By the Author, 1915. Published 1915. Inscribed to a Prof. MacDonald, signed by the author and dated 1915. Brown cloth lettered in gilt, 216 pages. Some shelfwear, mainly rubbing to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block with no loosened pages, pages clean and free from other names or markings. Even though Roger Williams is better known, John Clarke had a critical role in the founding of the commonwealth that is now Rhode Island. This illustrated biography contains the following sections: Rhode Island, The Birthplace of Soul Liberty; The Puritan in the Making; Religious Liberty - Conscience Liberty; Boston, the Preparatory School of a Free Commonwealth in Rhode Island; Anne Hutchinson's School of Civil and Religious Liberty; Dr. John Clarke from 1609-1651; The Founding of Portsmouth; A Democratic State in the Making; The Founding of Newport; The Founding of the Colony of Rhode Island on Aquineck; Rhode Island on Aquidneck, A Commonwealth; Concerning Roger Williams and Providence; The Royal Charter, The Final Guaranty of Civil and Religious Freedom in America; Concerning Dr. John Clarke of Aquidneck. . Inscribed by The Author. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The Battle of Alamein: Turning Point, World War II, Bierman, John;Smith, Colin
117 Bierman, John;Smith, Colin The Battle of Alamein: Turning Point, World War II
New York, New York, U.S.A. Viking Press 2002 0670030406 / 9780670030408 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Press, 2002. First edition, first printing. Tan boards with black cloth spine, 478 pages, illustrated dustjacket. Remainder stripe at lower edge, lower edge lightly bumped, otherwise about fine condition with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has some very light edge scuffing, no chips or tears.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Early Trading Companies of New France, Biggar, H.P.
118 Biggar, H.P. Early Trading Companies of New France
Clifton, New Jersey Augustus M. Kelley 1972 0678008221 / 9780678008225 Hardcover Very Good 
Clifton, New Jersey: Augustus M. Kelley, 1972. High quality 1972 reprint of the 1901 edition. Bright red cloth printed in gilt, 308 pages, folding map. Near fine with embossed stamp of previous owner at upper corner of front free endpaper and title page, binding firm, pages clean with no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Valley Forge: The Making of an Army, Bill, Alfred Hoyt
119 Bill, Alfred Hoyt Valley Forge: The Making of an Army
New York Harper & Brothers 1952 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1952. First edition. Hardcover in color illustrated dustjacket. Very light shelfwear, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and has edgewear and numerous tiny chips to the edges, slightly faded spine, light shelf soil to the white background of the rear panel.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Niagara: Highway of Heroes.  A Narrative History of New York State...and Rewritten for the Elementary Schools..., Bingham, Robert W.  Edited By Relph E. Theobald
120 Bingham, Robert W. Edited By Relph E. Theobald Niagara: Highway of Heroes. A Narrative History of New York State...and Rewritten for the Elementary Schools...
Buffalo, New York Foster & Stewart Publishing 1943 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good 
Buffalo, New York: Foster & Stewart Publishing, 1943. First edition, 1943. History of Western New York State rewritten for elementary school use, illustrated throughout in black and white. Tan pictorial boards with maroon cloth spine, illustrated endpapers, 149 pages, illustrated dustjacket. Very light shelfwear, minor soil to rear cover, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has two chips at the top edge of the front panel, fading to the spine, light soil to light-colored rear panel.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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