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Memories of Clinton Square & Other Tales of Syracuse, Brewster, Arthur Judson
161 Brewster, Arthur Judson Memories of Clinton Square & Other Tales of Syracuse
Syracuse, New York Syracuse University Press 1951 First Edition Hardcover Good No Signed
Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 1951. First edition, with personalized inscription (to J. W. Goss) signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Light blue-gray hardcover, frontis photographic illustration, 240 pages, no dustjacket. Covers unevenly faded with a few minor transparent spots, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages free from other names or markings.. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Cottages of Cape Ann, Part One : The Monograph Series, Vol. XIX, No. 6, Brewster, Daniel O.  Photos By Arthur C. Haskell
162 Brewster, Daniel O. Photos By Arthur C. Haskell The Cottages of Cape Ann, Part One : The Monograph Series, Vol. XIX, No. 6
New York Russell F. Whitehead 1932 Paperback Good 
New York: Russell F. Whitehead, 1932. Undated, circa 1932. Monograph Series: Recording the Architecture of the American Colonies and the Early Republic. In addition to several photographs in black and white the book includes measured drawings by the Frank Chouteau Brown. White softcover with black cover lettering, sixteen pages. The book is in good condition with hardly any discernible edgewear, clean contents with no names or other markings. . Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Bentley Family with Genealogical Records of Ohio Bentleys Descended from Benjamin Bentley, An Ohio Pioneer, and Known as The Tribe of Benjamin, Brinkerhoff, General Roeliff
163 Brinkerhoff, General Roeliff The Bentley Family with Genealogical Records of Ohio Bentleys Descended from Benjamin Bentley, An Ohio Pioneer, and Known as The Tribe of Benjamin
Mansfield, Ohio Self-published 1897 First Edition Paperback Fair 
Mansfield, Ohio: Self-published, 1897. First edition, 1897. Softcover genealogy of the Bentley family, with brief biographical notes on the 'Tribe of Benjamin', or Benjamin Bentley's direct descendants, with a one page appendix on the Rhode Island Bentleys. Self-wraps, stapled binding, 20 pages. Covers worn and age-toned with some staining and chipping to the rear cover, staples rusted, pages a little soiled and rippled from past exposure to moisture, no musty odor.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Early Life and Public Career of James A. Garfield, Maj. Gen'l U.S.A.: From the Tow-Path to the White House, Brisbin, Jas. S.
164 Brisbin, Jas. S. The Early Life and Public Career of James A. Garfield, Maj. Gen'l U.S.A.: From the Tow-Path to the White House
Philadelphia Hubbard Brothers 1880 Hardcover Good 
Philadelphia: Hubbard Brothers, 1880. Presidential biography from 1880 in an attractive Victorian binding, illustrated with engravings. Also includes a sketch of the life of Chester A. Arthur. Deep rust colored cloth over beveled boards, lettered and decorated in gilt and in black, all edges speckled with red, 585 pages. Covers rubbed with light shelf soil, just the beginnings of fraying to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, minor chip to lower edge of front free endpaper, pages clean and free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Camp, the Battle Field, and the Hospital; or, Lights and Shadows of the Great Rebellion, Brockett, L. P.
165 Brockett, L. P. The Camp, the Battle Field, and the Hospital; or, Lights and Shadows of the Great Rebellion
Philadelphia, Boston, Cincinnati... National Publishing Company 1866 Hardcover Fair 
Philadelphia, Boston, Cincinnati...: National Publishing Company, 1866. Heavily worn 1866 copy of this book containing illustrated, dramatized accounts of the Civil War, including "adventures of spies and scouts, thriilling incidents, daring exploits, heroic deeds, wonderful escapes, sanitary and hospital scenes, prison experiences, etc. etc.". Includes more than a hundred engravings. Dark brown cloth, 512 pages plus an advertisment seeking book salesmen tipped in at the rear. Front cover detached, spine covering effectively detached after being handstitched back on at some point in the past, title page and frontis engraving of Grant also detached, text block otherwise sound, pages clean with occasional foxing, some soil to lower portion of copyright page.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Sermon Delivered at the Ordination of the Rev. Bezaleel Pinneo, to the Pastoral Charge of the First Church and Society in Milford, October 26, 1796, Brockway, Thomas (1745-1807)
166 Brockway, Thomas (1745-1807) A Sermon Delivered at the Ordination of the Rev. Bezaleel Pinneo, to the Pastoral Charge of the First Church and Society in Milford, October 26, 1796
New Haven T. And S. Green 1797 Paperback Fair 
New Haven: T. And S. Green, 1797. Softcover, 24 pages. Sabin indicates 30 pages - the final page of this copy (page 24) ends with an Amen and printer's device, completing the body of the sermon but with the subsequent Charge and Right Hand of Friendship absent. Covers worn to round at the corners, top series of binding stitches absent (still secured by the lower stitches), page age-toned with some occasional foxing.. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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The Story of the American Soldier in War and Peace, Brooks, Elbridge S.
167 Brooks, Elbridge S. The Story of the American Soldier in War and Peace
Boston D. Lothrop & Co. 1889 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No 
Boston: D. Lothrop & Co., 1889. Attractively bound 1889 first edition of this illustrated history of American fighting men from pre-Revolutionary days through the Mexican American and Civil Wars. Illustrated with engravings. Suitable for adults or older children. Bright blue pictorial cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, 350 pages plus publisher's ads. Covers lightly rubbed at the extremities, gilt bright, good hinges, sound text block, gift notation in pencil on front free endpaper, pages clean and otherwise unmarked.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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The True Story of Benjamin Franklin, the American Statesman, Brooks, Elbridge S.  Illustrated By Victor A. Searles
168 Brooks, Elbridge S. Illustrated By Victor A. Searles The True Story of Benjamin Franklin, the American Statesman
Boston Lothrop Publishing Company 1898 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Boston: Lothrop Publishing Company, 1898. First edition [1898]. Juvenile biography of Franklin illustrated in black and white. Pictorial gray cloth printed in red, white and blue. Covers rubbed, mainly at the extremities, cover design and printing clear, hinges internally repaired and secure, text block sound, pages clean with a couple of instances of tiny fingerprints to the outer margins, very short closed tear to bottom edge of preliminary blank, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Williamstown: The First Two Hundred Years, Brooks, Robert R. R.
169 Brooks, Robert R. R. Williamstown: The First Two Hundred Years
Williamstown, Massachusetts The McClelland Press 1953 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine No 
Williamstown, Massachusetts: The McClelland Press, 1953. First edition, first printing [1953]. Red cloth, no dustjacket. Fine condition with firm binding, no names or other markings.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Williamstown : The First Two Hundred Years, 1753 - 1953, Brooks, Rupert R.R., Editor
170 Brooks, Rupert R.R., Editor Williamstown : The First Two Hundred Years, 1753 - 1953
Williamstown, Massachusetts USA The McClelland Press 1953 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No 
Williamstown, Massachusetts USA: The McClelland Press, 1953. First edition, 1853. Red cloth with black cover lettering, 458 pages with extensive index. The book is in very good condition with hardly any discernible edgewear, a single piece of scotch tape residue on front free endpaper, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. Profusely illustrated and painstakingly researched, with eight contributors, including Helen H. Allen, Samuel E. Allen, Robert R.R. Brooks, William J. Cartwright, Albert Keep, William M. Pierson, C. Frederick Rudolph, Karl E. Weston. Also includes a WWII Roll Call. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Wreckers and Workers of Old Key West, Brothers, Betty Miller.  Illustrated with Photographs Restored By J. F. Brooks
171 Brothers, Betty Miller. Illustrated with Photographs Restored By J. F. Brooks Wreckers and Workers of Old Key West
Big Pine Key, Florida Self Published 1974 Second Printing Hardcover Good Good Signed
Big Pine Key, Florida: Self Published, 1974. A historical portrait of Old Key West, Florida, as told through a series of meticulously restored photographs. Signed by the author in red pencil on the front free endpaper. Glazed pictorial boards, map endpapers, 108 pages, dustjacket. Light shelfwear, good hinges, sound text block, a scattering of foxing to a few pages, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has light surface soil and faint foxing, very light edgewear.. Signed By the Author. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Danvers, Massachusetts (Old Salem Village), Part One : The Monograph Series, Vol. XXIV, No. 5, Brown, Frank Chouteau.  Photos By Arthur C. Haskell
172 Brown, Frank Chouteau. Photos By Arthur C. Haskell Danvers, Massachusetts (Old Salem Village), Part One : The Monograph Series, Vol. XXIV, No. 5
New York Russell F. Whitehead 1937 Paperback Good 
New York: Russell F. Whitehead, 1937. Undated, circa 1937. Part of the Monograph Series Recording the Architecture of the American Colonies and the Early Republic. In addition to several photographs in black and white the book includes measured drawings by the author. White softcover with black cover lettering, sixteen pages. The book is in good condition with light edgewear, foxed bottom of cover, clean contents with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Danvers, Massachusetts (Old Salem Village), Part Two : The Monograph Series, Vol. XXIV, No. 6, Brown, Frank Chouteau.  Photos By Arthur C. Haskell
173 Brown, Frank Chouteau. Photos By Arthur C. Haskell Danvers, Massachusetts (Old Salem Village), Part Two : The Monograph Series, Vol. XXIV, No. 6
New York Russell F. Whitehead 1937 Paperback Good 
New York: Russell F. Whitehead, 1937. Undated, circa 1937. Part of the Monograph Series Recording the Architecture of the American Colonies and the Early Republic. In addition to several photographs in black and white the book includes measured drawings by the author. White softcover with black cover lettering, sixteen pages. The book is in good condition with light edgewear, lightly foxed cover edges, clean contents with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Early Boston Churches : The Monograph Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 6, Brown, Frank Chouteau.  Photos By Arthur C. Haskell
174 Brown, Frank Chouteau. Photos By Arthur C. Haskell Early Boston Churches : The Monograph Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 6
New York Russell F. Whitehead 1936 Paperback Good 
New York: Russell F. Whitehead, 1936. Undated, circa 1936. Part of the Monograph Series Recording the Architecture of the American Colonies and the Early Republic. In addition to several photographs in black and white the book includes measured drawings by the author. White softcover with black cover lettering, sixteen pages. The book is in good condition with light edgewear, foxed cover, foxed cover edges, clean contents with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Historic Boston, Massachusetts : The Monograph Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 1, Brown, Frank Chouteau.  Photos By Arthur C. Haskell
175 Brown, Frank Chouteau. Photos By Arthur C. Haskell Historic Boston, Massachusetts : The Monograph Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 1
New York Russell F. Whitehead 1936 Paperback Good 
New York: Russell F. Whitehead, 1936. Undated, circa 1936. Part of the Monograph Series Recording the Architecture of the American Colonies and the Early Republic. In addition to several photographs in black and white the book includes measured drawings by the author. The book is in good condition with light edgewear, clean contents with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Old Marblehead, Massachusetts, Part Two : The Monograph Series, Vol. XXIV, No. 3, Brown, Frank Chouteau.  Photos By Arthur C. Haskell
176 Brown, Frank Chouteau. Photos By Arthur C. Haskell Old Marblehead, Massachusetts, Part Two : The Monograph Series, Vol. XXIV, No. 3
New York Russell F. Whitehead 1937 Paperback Good 
New York: Russell F. Whitehead, 1937. Undated, circa 1937. Part of the Monograph Series Recording the Architecture of the American Colonies and the Early Republic. In addition to several photographs in black and white the book includes measured drawings by the author. White softcover with black cover lettering, sixteen pages. The book is in good condition with light edgewear, clean contents with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Some Low Mantels and Fireplace Enframements of the Early Nineteenth Century : The Monograph Series, Vol. XXV, No. 5, Brown, Frank Chouteau.  Photos By Arthur C. Haskell
177 Brown, Frank Chouteau. Photos By Arthur C. Haskell Some Low Mantels and Fireplace Enframements of the Early Nineteenth Century : The Monograph Series, Vol. XXV, No. 5
New York Russell F. Whitehead 1938 Paperback Good 
New York: Russell F. Whitehead, 1938. Undated, circa 1938. Part of the Monograph Series Recording the Architecture of the American Colonies and the Early Republic. In addition to several photographs in black and white the book includes measured drawings by the author. White softcover with black cover lettering, sixteen pages. The book is in good condition with light edgewear, lightly foxed cover edges, clean contents with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Watertown, Massachusetts : The Monograph Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 3, Brown, Frank Chouteau.  Photos By Arthur C. Haskell
178 Brown, Frank Chouteau. Photos By Arthur C. Haskell Watertown, Massachusetts : The Monograph Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 3
New York Russell F. Whitehead 1936 Paperback Fair 
New York: Russell F. Whitehead, 1936. Undated, circa 1936. Part of the Monograph Series Recording the Architecture of the American Colonies and the Early Republic. In addition to several photographs in black and white the book includes measured drawings by the author. The book is in fair condition with a slightly musty odor, right bottom corners of pages dampstained, clean contents with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Some Records of Old Concord, the First Inland Township of Massachusetts. The Monograph Series, Vol. XVIII, No. 2, Brown, Frank Chouteau. Photos By Kenneth Clark
179 Brown, Frank Chouteau. Photos By Kenneth Clark Some Records of Old Concord, the First Inland Township of Massachusetts. The Monograph Series, Vol. XVIII, No. 2
New York Russell F. Whitehead 1931 Paperback Fair 
New York: Russell F. Whitehead, 1931. Undated, circa 1931. Monograph Series: Recording the Architecture of the American Colonies and the Early Republic. In addition to several photographs in black and white the book includes a measured drawing by Harry B. Little. White softcover with black cover lettering, sixteen pages. The book is in fair condition with dampstained right bottom corners throughout, some overall light surface soil, clean contents with no names or other markings. . Soft Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Valentine's Manual of New York 1922. New Series, No. 6, Brown, Henry Collins (editor)
180 Brown, Henry Collins (editor) Valentine's Manual of New York 1922. New Series, No. 6
New York Valentine's Manual 1921 First Edition Hardcover Good 
New York: Valentine's Manual, 1921. Volume VI, 1922. Well-illustrated volume of New York City history, including numerous color plates, including folding panoramas, and black and white plates. Full dark blue leather with gilt spine lettering, armorial shield in gilt on front cover, raised spine bands, gilt top, marbled endpapers, 325 pages. Covers rubbed at the extremities with some light chipping along the joints, hinges internally cracked but secure, text block sound, pages clean, no names or other markings. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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