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Native Names of New England Towns and Villages 3rd Edition, Bond, C. Lawrence
141 Bond, C. Lawrence Native Names of New England Towns and Villages 3rd Edition
U.S.A. Alan B. Bond 2003 0963818023 / 9780963818027 Paperback Fine 
U.S.A.: Alan B. Bond, 2003. Third edition, 2003. Softcover in fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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George Robert Bonfield: Philadelphia Marine Painter 1805-1898, Bonfield, George Robert.  Philadelphia Maritime Museum
142 Bonfield, George Robert. Philadelphia Maritime Museum George Robert Bonfield: Philadelphia Marine Painter 1805-1898
Philadelphia Philadelphia Maritime Museum 1978 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Philadelphia: Philadelphia Maritime Museum, 1978. Exhibition catalogue from 1978 illustrated in black and white, some color. Life and works of noted marine painter George Robert Bonfield, including additional works not signed but attributed to the artist. Softcover, 78 pages. Light shelf rubbing, mainly at the edges, internally about fine, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Oblong 4to. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Booth Western Art Museum. Works from the Permanent Collection, Booth Western Art Museum
143 Booth Western Art Museum Booth Western Art Museum. Works from the Permanent Collection
Cartersville, GA Booth Western Art Museum 2006 1569443440 / 9781569443446 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Cartersville, GA: Booth Western Art Museum, 2006. First edition, 2006. Beautifully illustrated in color throughout. Oblong brown hardcover with dustjacket. The book is near fine with a minor rub to the lower spine end, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has two light colored scuffs to the front panel, otherwise very good, no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Oblong 4to. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Dear Sarah: New England Ice to the Orient and Other Incidents from the Journals of Captain Charles Edward Barry to His Wife, Borden, Norman E., Jr. [editor].  Journals of Charles Edward Barry
144 Borden, Norman E., Jr. [editor]. Journals of Charles Edward Barry Dear Sarah: New England Ice to the Orient and Other Incidents from the Journals of Captain Charles Edward Barry to His Wife
Freeport, Maine The Bond Wheelright Company 1966 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Signed
Freeport, Maine: The Bond Wheelright Company, 1966. First edition, signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Journal entries of 1830s sea voyages from New England to the Orient (and back). Light tan hardcover with illustrated dustjacket. Some subtle uneven age-spotting to the covers, light edgewear, a trace of foxing to the edges of the endpapers, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has an old clear tape repair to the upper background of the front panel, other minor edgewear, little paper loss.. Signed By the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Cuttyhunk and the Elizabeth Islands from 1602, Bosworth, Janet
145 Bosworth, Janet Cuttyhunk and the Elizabeth Islands from 1602
Cuttyhunk, MA Cuttyhunk Historical Society 1993 First Edition Paperback Very Good Signed
Cuttyhunk, MA: Cuttyhunk Historical Society, 1993. First edition, 1993, signed by the author on the title page. Softcover in very good conditoin with light rubbing to the lower edge, otherwise looks and feels new and unread, no other names or markings.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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History of the War of the Independence of The United States of America.  Volume II, Botta, Charles [Carlos] (1766-1837)
146 Botta, Charles [Carlos] (1766-1837) History of the War of the Independence of The United States of America. Volume II
Boston Harrison Gray 1826 Hardcover Fair 
Boston: Harrison Gray, 1826. Early American printing [1826], translated from the Italian. Volume II only of a two-volume set. Original hardcover with purplish cloth spine, uncut edges, 455 pages plus author biography and list of works. Covers worn and spotted, spine cloth mainly missing, spine label absent, contents age-toned but clean, rear endpapers chipped, small dampstain to front free endpaper and preliminary blank. Old bookplate of Thomas Dillard of New Orleans on front pastedown.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Biographical Sketches of the Pioneer Settlers of New England and Their Descendants in Worcester, Massachusetts, Bouley, Charles Henry
147 Bouley, Charles Henry Biographical Sketches of the Pioneer Settlers of New England and Their Descendants in Worcester, Massachusetts
Barre, Massachusetts Barre Publishers 1964 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Barre, Massachusetts: Barre Publishers, 1964. First edition [1964]. Biographies and genealogical records of early New England settlers. Good to very good with large white streak across the front cover. Red cloth lettered in gilt, fully indexed, 643 pages. Good hinges, sound text block, clean pages free from names or other markings, a few creases to pages in the index and genealogical tables. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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On the Border with Crook, Bourke, John G.
148 Bourke, John G. On the Border with Crook
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1891 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1891. First edition [1891] in fair condition. Book is complete but has sustained some damage from brief exposure to water - warped covers, a few wavy pages at beginning and end, transparent stains around the black and white plates - but no mildew stains or musty odor. Maroon cloth lettered and decorated in silver gilt, 491 pages plus publisher's ads. In addition to the water damages, the book has edgewear and light fraying to the spine ends, hinges internally cracked but secure, text block sound, pages a little age-yellowed but clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Miracle at Philadelphia.  With: The Men Who Made the Constitution.  Special Bicentennial Portolio Edition, Bowen, Catherine Drinker
149 Bowen, Catherine Drinker Miracle at Philadelphia. With: The Men Who Made the Constitution. Special Bicentennial Portolio Edition
New York American Past 1986 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Fine Fine Slipcase 
New York: American Past, 1986. Fine condition in publisher's original unopened shrinkwrap. Special 1986 book club edition issued in observance of the 100th anniversary of the first Constitutional Convention in 1787. Includes The Men Who Made the Constitution booklet and other material sealed inside the shrinkwrap.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Fine/Fine Slipcase. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Recollections Diplomatic and Undiplomatic, Bowen, Herbert W.
150 Bowen, Herbert W. Recollections Diplomatic and Undiplomatic
New York Frederick H. Hitchcock 1926 First Edition Hardcover Good Good 
New York: Frederick H. Hitchcock, 1926. First edition, 1926. Biographical stories about Henry Bowen, documented by his son, of a well-placed American diplomat and abolitionist, publisher of The Independent, and friend to many notables of the era such as Abraham Lincoln, Henry Ward Beecher, and numerous others. Bright red cloth lettered in gilt, printed tan dustjacket. The book is good to very good with firm binding, foxing to the outer edges of the text block, endpapers and preliminaries, pages very slightly age-yellowed but clean, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is age-darkened and a bit spotted with several tiny chips, little paper loss. Henry Bowen was born in Woodstock, Connecticut and moved to New York City in his twenties to find his fortune.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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Promises to Keep : 1941 - 1969, Bowles, Chester
151 Bowles, Chester Promises to Keep : 1941 - 1969
NYC, San Francisco, Evanston, Illinois and London Harper & Row 1971 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
NYC, San Francisco, Evanston, Illinois and London: Harper & Row, 1971. First edition, 1971. Illustrated in black and white. Black cloth with gilt on red spine lettering, gray endpapers, 657 pages with extensive index, color dustjacket. The book is in very god condition with hardly any discernible edgewear, 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, with light edgewear, including a one inch closed tear atop left front cover corner and lightly rubbed extremities. Autobiography of a post World War II American statesman, who was a founding partner of Benton and Bowles; former head of Roosevelt's Office of Price Administration; Governor of Connecticut; Ambassador to India; and, just before retirement, Congressman from Connecticut. . 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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10,000 Vital Records of Central New York, 1813-1850, Bowman, Fred Q.
152 Bowman, Fred Q. 10,000 Vital Records of Central New York, 1813-1850
U.S.A. Genealogical Publishing Company 1986 0806311495 / 9780806311494 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
U.S.A.: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1986. First edition, 1986. Green cloth with gilt lettering. Near fine condition with a name stamp and address label on the front endpapers, book looks and feels never read, firm binding, clean pages, no other names or markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Mississippi Images Unlimited, Bowman, Melba and Chip
153 Bowman, Melba and Chip Mississippi Images Unlimited
N.P. Images Unlimited 1977 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
N.P.: Images Unlimited, 1977. First edition. Collected black and white photographs of Mississippi of the early 1970s, with a focus on people and occupations. Softcover, about sixty pages (unpaginated). Light edgewear, contents clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Lake Wentworth. Volumes I and II [1 and 2], Bowman, Walter P.
154 Bowman, Walter P. Lake Wentworth. Volumes I and II [1 and 2]
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire Lake Wentworth Association 1996 Paperback Very Good 
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire: Lake Wentworth Association, 1996. First edition of volume II, 1996 printing of volume I (originally 1956). First volume covers the area's history though the mid 1950s while the second picks up where the first volume left off. Softcover with only minimal edgewear, firm bindings, very clean pages, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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The Minimum Wage and Syndicalism: An Independent Survey of the Two Latest Movements Affecting American Labor, Boyle, James
155 Boyle, James The Minimum Wage and Syndicalism: An Independent Survey of the Two Latest Movements Affecting American Labor
Cincinnati Steward & Kidd Company 1913 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No 
Cincinnati: Steward & Kidd Company, 1913. First edition (1913). Maroon cloth lettered in gilt, 136 pages, no dustjacket. Very light edge rubbing, good hinges, firm text block, light scattering of foxing to the outer edges of the text block, clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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1786 1886 Centennial Celebration of the Incorporation of the Town of Boylston, Massachusetts. August 18, 1886, Boylston, Massachusetts. Henry T Bray
156 Boylston, Massachusetts. Henry T Bray 1786 1886 Centennial Celebration of the Incorporation of the Town of Boylston, Massachusetts. August 18, 1886
Worcester, MA Sanford & Davis 1887 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Worcester, MA: Sanford & Davis, 1887. First edition, 1887. Town history, with black and white frontis plus 4 page music, Boylston Centennial March, by Henry T. Bray, after page 92. Dark brown cloth with gilt cover lettering, additional decoration in blind, 141 pages. Edges lightly rubbed, good hinges, sound text block, frontis may have been reattached at one point with two inner margin holes to the title page and some glue residue at the bottom of the frontis and along the gutter. Otherwise very good, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a name and 1887 date in pencilat top of the preliminary blank, no other names or markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 155.00 USD
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Bradford's History "Of Plimoth Plantation", from the Original Manuscript, Bradford, William
157 Bradford, William Bradford's History "Of Plimoth Plantation", from the Original Manuscript
Boston Wright & Potter 1899 Hardcover Fair 
Boston: Wright & Potter, 1899. Title page dated 1899. Fair only, very worn but complete. Dark blue cloth over beveled boards, 555 pages. Covers worn, chipped and spotted, hinges inexpertly repaired but sound, binding sound but not tight, pages generally clean with a few transparent stains in the outer margins, front free endpaper has a hole and edge chips, copy of proclamation for first Thanksgiving mounted to inside of front cover. Reading copy. History of the Pilgrims and their settlement at Plymouth, from the voyage of the Mayflower through the year 1647, taken from the original manuscript. A pretty compelling read, being a first-hand account of the first English settlement in New England. . Hard Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Time Present, Time Past: A Memoir, Bradley, Bill
158 Bradley, Bill Time Present, Time Past: A Memoir
Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A. Alfred a Knopf Inc 1996 0679444882 / 9780679444886 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Signed
Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A.: Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1996. Second printing, with a personalized inscription by Bradley on the title page. Black hardcover with red cloth spine, 445 pages, illustrated dustajacket. The book is in near fine condition with some minimal rubbing to the spine ends, firm binding, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in about fine condition with a very minor smudge to a white area on the rear panel, no chips or tears.. Signed By the Author. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Stephen Decatur.  The Beacon Biographies of Eminent Americans Series, Brady, Cyrus Townsend.  Series Editor M. A. DeWolfe Howe
159 Brady, Cyrus Townsend. Series Editor M. A. DeWolfe Howe Stephen Decatur. The Beacon Biographies of Eminent Americans Series
London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. 1900 Hardcover Good No 
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1900. Published 1900. Beacon Biographies Series. Blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, frontis portrait, engraved title, 142 pages plus publisher's ads. Covers rubbed with some uneven fading, lightly age-toned spine, good hinges, sound text block, scattered foxing to the first and last several leaves, clean pages free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good/No. 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Lucy Breckinridge of Grove Hill, The Journal of a Virginia Girl 1862 to 1864, Breckinridge, Lucy.  Edited By Mary D. Robertson
160 Breckinridge, Lucy. Edited By Mary D. Robertson Lucy Breckinridge of Grove Hill, The Journal of a Virginia Girl 1862 to 1864
Ashland, Ohio, U.S.A. Kent State University Press 1988 0873382668 / 9780873382663 Paperback Very Good Signed
Ashland, Ohio, U.S.A.: Kent State University Press, 1988. Published 1988. Journal of a Virginia girl kept between the years 1862 and 1864, in the midst of the Civil War and its aftermath. Softcover, 235 pages. Personal inscription by the editor on the title page. Minimal edgewear, spine a bit faded, internally fine. Very clean copy.. Inscribed by The Editor. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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