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Mythology of the Americas, Burland, Cottie A.; Nicholson, Irene; Osborne, Harold
201 Burland, Cottie A.; Nicholson, Irene; Osborne, Harold Mythology of the Americas
London Hamlyn 1970 060030017X / 9780600300175 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
London: Hamlyn, 1970. First edition, first printing [1970]. Generously illustrated book about the mythology of the native peoples of the Americas. Black hardcover with color illustrated dustjacket, 11.25" tall, 407 pages. Very good with sound binding, slightly age-yellowed but clean pages with no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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The Great Hurricane: 1938, Burns, Cherie
202 Burns, Cherie The Great Hurricane: 1938
U.S.A. Atlantic Monthly Press 2005 087113893X / 9780871138934 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
U.S.A.: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005. First edition, first printing, 2005. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight 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: 22.00 USD
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John James Audubon.  The Beacon Biographies of Eminent Americans Series, Burroughs, John (1837-1921).  Series Editor M. A. DeWolfe Howe
203 Burroughs, John (1837-1921). Series Editor M. A. DeWolfe Howe John James Audubon. The Beacon Biographies of Eminent Americans Series
Boston Small, Maynard and Company 1912 Hardcover Fair No 
Boston: Small, Maynard and Company, 1912. Third ediition, 1912. Beacon Biographies series. Blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, frontis portrait, engraved title, 144 pages plus publisher's ads. Covers rubbed with some subtle spotting, spine age-toned, good hinges, sound text block, dampstains to the endpapers, blanks at beginning and end, and the bottom of the title pages and frontis, pages lightly age-toned but clean and free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair/No. 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Memoirs of the Notorious Stephen Burroughs: Containing Many Incidents in the Life of This Wonderful Man, Never Before Published, Burroughs, Stephen
204 Burroughs, Stephen Memoirs of the Notorious Stephen Burroughs: Containing Many Incidents in the Life of This Wonderful Man, Never Before Published
New York Nafis & Cornish 1845 Hardcover Fair 
New York: Nafis & Cornish, 1845. Undated, ca. 1845. Stereotype edition. Illustrated with full page wood engravings. Green cloth with gilt spine lettering and decoration, 6" tall, 299 pages. Covers heavily rubbed with additional wear to the lower edge, good hinges, sound text block, rear free endpaper removed, pages generally clean with some foxing, a few pages with unobtrusive old dampstains to margins, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Burt's Illustrated Guide of the Connecticut Valley, Containing Descriptions of Mount Holyoke, Mount Mansfield, White Mountains, Lake Memphremagog, Lake Willoughby, Montreal, Quebec &c., Burt, Henry M.
205 Burt, Henry M. Burt's Illustrated Guide of the Connecticut Valley, Containing Descriptions of Mount Holyoke, Mount Mansfield, White Mountains, Lake Memphremagog, Lake Willoughby, Montreal, Quebec &c.
Springfield, Massachusetts New England Publishing Company 1866 First Edition Hardcover Poor 
Springfield, Massachusetts: New England Publishing Company, 1866. First edition, 1866. Very worn copy of this early travel guide to the Connecticut River Valley and scenic areas in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Montreal, Quebec. Includes railroad fares and timetables, folding map, frontis illustration of the railroad bridge at Rouse's Point, across the Champlain, printed in blue-green and magenta. Rust colored cloth over beveled boards, gilt front cover lettering and decoration, 235 pages plus advertising. Generally poor condition with worn, soiled and detached covers, spine covering chipped away, text block shaken, dampstaining mainly confined to the first and last few pages, map present but detached and chipped around the edges, pages generally clean, name on front free endpaper. Reading copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Poor. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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American and European Paintings, Including Important Works By Alaskan Artists : San Francisco : August 10, 1988 : Sale No. 3967P, Butterfield & Butterfield [Auction Catalogue]
206 Butterfield & Butterfield [Auction Catalogue] American and European Paintings, Including Important Works By Alaskan Artists : San Francisco : August 10, 1988 : Sale No. 3967P
San Francisco Butterfield & Butterfield 1988 Paperback Very Good 
San Francisco: Butterfield & Butterfield, 1988. An auction catalogue, with 240 lots, illustrated mostly in black and white, with eight full page color plates featuring Alaskan art, and including an index to artists names. Color illustrated softcover in very good condition, with minimal edgewear, clean contents with no markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Village Tapestry: The History of Blowing Rock, Buxton, Barry M.  Photographs By Jerry W. Burns; Church Drawings By Robert S. Jones
207 Buxton, Barry M. Photographs By Jerry W. Burns; Church Drawings By Robert S. Jones A Village Tapestry: The History of Blowing Rock
Boone, NC Appalachian Consortium Press 1989 0913239577 / 9780913239575 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Signed
Boone, NC: Appalachian Consortium Press, 1989. First edition, signed by the author on the preliminary blank. Richly illustrated history of this North Carolina town, with reproductions of old photographs and engravings in black and white, special section in full color. Recipient of the 1989 Community History Award of the North Carolina Society of Historians. Fully indexed. White cloth, 226 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in near fine condition with a minor bump to the lower corner of the front cover, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages with no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is also near fine with minimal edge rubbing, shallow creases to inner flaps, no chips or tears.. Signed By the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Early Onondaga in Letters to Students, By an Old Lady, By "An Old Lady".  Edited By Mary Josephine Hasbrouck
208 By "An Old Lady". Edited By Mary Josephine Hasbrouck Early Onondaga in Letters to Students, By an Old Lady
Syracuse, New York Bardeen's, Inc. 1942 First Edition Paperback Good 
Syracuse, New York: Bardeen's, Inc., 1942. First edition of this history of Onondaga written in the form of letters, followed by a brief chronological outline of the area's history. Softcover, 68 pages. Light cover wear, name written at top of front cover, same name written with address and phone number inside front cover, binding sound, pages otherwise clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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From Dawn to Daylight; or, the Simple Story of a Western Home, By a Minister's Wife
209 By a Minister's Wife From Dawn to Daylight; or, the Simple Story of a Western Home
New York Derby & Jackson 1860 Hardcover Good 
New York: Derby & Jackson, 1860. The story of a western homestead, taken from a true story. Brown cloth lettered in gilt, 339 pages plus advertisements. Some external wear, mainly to the spine ends, good hinges, scattered foxing and light finger soil. . Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Visitor.  In Two Volumes.  With Bookplate of Jeremiah Wadsworth (1743-1804) in Each Volume, By Several Hands.  Published By William Dodd
210 By Several Hands. Published By William Dodd The Visitor. In Two Volumes. With Bookplate of Jeremiah Wadsworth (1743-1804) in Each Volume
London Edward and Charles Dilly 1764 First Edition Hardcover Poor 
London: Edward and Charles Dilly, 1764. First edition, 1764. Very worn copy of this two-volume work important mainly for having the engraved bookplate of American patriot Jeremiah Wadworth at the front of each volume. Wadsworth was a merchant and sea captain who represented Connecticut in the Continental Congess, and later, the US House of Representatives. The bookplate appears in Allen's American Bookplates as the first full page illustration. Full sheep, 310 + 307, [5] pages. Covers somewhat scorched and heavily chipped, spine coverings absent, frontis illustration lacking, text blocks shaky, dampstaining to top edges near the end of the first volume, worming to the bottom edges near the end of both volumes, pages age-toned. Bookplates, which are mounted on the pastedowns, are somewhat age-toned but unchipped.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Poor. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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The Diesel Odyssey of Clessie Cummins, C. Lyle  Cummins Jr.
211 C. Lyle Cummins Jr. The Diesel Odyssey of Clessie Cummins
Wilsonville, Oregon Carnot Press 1998 0917308042 / 9780917308048 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Signed
Wilsonville, Oregon: Carnot Press, 1998. First edition, first printing, with a personalized inscription signed by the author on the title page. Light brown cloth with illustrated dustjacket. The book is in near fine condition, looks and feels about new, firm binding, clean pages, no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is also about fine with no chips or tears.. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Pacific Coast Album.  With Views of Yosemite, Big Tree Grove, and Various Points of Interest, C. P. Heininger, Publisher
212 C. P. Heininger, Publisher Pacific Coast Album. With Views of Yosemite, Big Tree Grove, and Various Points of Interest
San Francisco, California C. P. Heininger 1898 Hardcover Good 
San Francisco, California: C. P. Heininger, 1898. Stated second edition. Undated, ca. 1898. Small (about 7.5" x 5.5") portfolio containing a long foldout of high quality glossy black and white scene prints on the left side, 22 pages of text on the right. The foldout has twenty panels of scenes mainly in California but also Utah and Arizona, one to two per panel. Pictorial olive cloth with front cover printed in gilt, light blue, light green and black, rear cover has a deeply embossed California state seal. Light external wear, mainly a small fray to the spine foot, foldout is in about fine condition, text yellowed and a little brittle with final blank detached, advertisement inside rear cover foxed, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Views in the White Mountains, C. R. Chisholm and Brothers
213 C. R. Chisholm and Brothers Views in the White Mountains
Portland, Maine C. R. Chisholm and Brothers 1878 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Portland, Maine: C. R. Chisholm and Brothers, 1878. First edition, 1878. Scarce first edition of this illustrated guide to New Hampshire's White Mountains, containing twelve black and white plates after photographs, preceded by explanatory comments. Includes: Crawford Notch - Willey Valley; Crawford House; Notch Cut; Willey Brook Bridge; Frankenstein Trestle; The Old Willey House; Fabyan House; View of the White Mountain Range; Glen House; Jacob's Ladder - Mt. Washington R.R.; Profile House; and Profile, or Old Man of the Mountain. Attractive Victorian binding in bright blue cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in black, twenty pages of text plus twelve plates. Covers edgeworn with a small light colored bit of soil to the rear cover, hinges cracked, one plate detached with some light chipping to the outer edge, closed tear to another plate, almost exclusively confined to the margin but tracing the inner edge of the printed area, some age-toning to pages and a couple of instances of light finger soil. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 126.00 USD
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150 Years of International Harvester (Crestline Agricultural Series), C.H. Wendel
214 C.H. Wendel 150 Years of International Harvester (Crestline Agricultural Series)
Sarasota, Florida Crestline Publishing Co. 1981 0912612185 / 9780912612188 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Sarasota, Florida: Crestline Publishing Co., 1981. First edition, 1981. Comprehensive reference on International Harvester farm equipment, with hundreds of black and white illustrations from photographs. Bright red leatherette printed in gilt, 11.25" tall, 416 pages, no dustjacket as issued. Near fine condition with very modest shelf rubbing to the gilt on the front cover (no scrapes, just rubbing), good hinges, firm text block, very clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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150 Years of International Harvester (Crestline Agricultural Series), C.H. Wendel
215 C.H. Wendel 150 Years of International Harvester (Crestline Agricultural Series)
Sarasota, Florida Crestline Publishing Co. 1981 0912612185 / 9780912612188 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Sarasota, Florida: Crestline Publishing Co., 1981. First edition, 1981. Comprehensive reference on International Harvester farm equipment, with hundreds of black and white illustrations from photographs. Bright red leatherette printed in gilt, 11.25" tall, 416 pages, no dustjacket as issued. Good to very good condition with some shelfwear, lightly bumped corners, good hinges, firm but slightly slanted text block (not visible when shelved, only when lying flat), very clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Enjoying Maine : Lively Stories About People & Places from the Seacoast to the North Country, to the Mountains, from Fishermen to Loggers, as Enjoyed By Maine's Favorite Newspaper Columnist, Caldwell, Bill
216 Caldwell, Bill Enjoying Maine : Lively Stories About People & Places from the Seacoast to the North Country, to the Mountains, from Fishermen to Loggers, as Enjoyed By Maine's Favorite Newspaper Columnist
Portland, Maine USA Guy Gannett Publishing Co. 1977 0930096010 / 9780930096014 First Edition Hardcover Good Good 
Portland, Maine USA: Guy Gannett Publishing Co., 1977. First edition, 1977. Turquoise cloth with silver gilt spine lettering, black and white frontis portrait, map endpapers, 323 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with thin fade lines around upper and lower edges of its cover, gently rubbed spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, light one-inch coffee-colored stain stain bleeding mildly into the outer margins from page 250 to the end of the book, sound text block, good hinges, small address label on half-title, otherwise clean pages with no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in good condition with very mildly chipped spine ends, a front right bottom corner neatly closed one-inch tear to the bottom of the front panel, minor additional chipping along top of rear panel.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Enjoying Maine: Lively stories about people & places from the seacoast to the north country, to the mountains, from fishermen to loggers, as enjoyed by Maine's favorite newspaper Columnist, Caldwell, Bill
217 Caldwell, Bill Enjoying Maine: Lively stories about people & places from the seacoast to the north country, to the mountains, from fishermen to loggers, as enjoyed by Maine's favorite newspaper Columnist
U.S.A. G. Gannett Pub. Co 1977 0930096010 / 9780930096014 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Signed
U.S.A.: G. Gannett Pub. Co, 1977. Second printing, 1977 (same year as first printing), signed boldly by the author on the half-title. Turquoise cloth, map endpapers, illustrated dustjacket. Very good condition with firm binding, clean pages, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has a slightly age-yellowed spine, light edgewear, very good overall.. Signed by the Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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Maine Magic, Caldwell, Bill. Illustrated By Kimberly C. Murphy.
218 Caldwell, Bill. Illustrated By Kimberly C. Murphy. Maine Magic
Portland, Maine USA Guy Gannett Publishing Co. 1979 0930096037 / 9780930096038 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Portland, Maine USA: Guy Gannett Publishing Co., 1979. Published 1979. Illustrated in black and white. Navy linen-like cloth with silver gilt spine lettering, map endpapers, 334 pages, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition, looks and feels about new, with sound text block, good hinges, clean page with no names or other markings.The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition with lightly rubbed corners and spine panel ends, lightly rubbed rear panel. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Darkness and Daylight; or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life. A Pictorial Record of Personal Experiences By Day and Night in the Great Metropolis, Campbell, Mrs. Helen; Thomas W. Knox; Supt. Thomas Byrnes. Introduction By Lyman Abott
219 Campbell, Mrs. Helen; Thomas W. Knox; Supt. Thomas Byrnes. Introduction By Lyman Abott Darkness and Daylight; or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life. A Pictorial Record of Personal Experiences By Day and Night in the Great Metropolis
Hartford, Connecticut The Hartford Publishing Company 1896 Hardcover Very Good 
Hartford, Connecticut: The Hartford Publishing Company, 1896. Title page dated 1896. Lurid account of New York City life in the late 19th century, illustrated with engravings throughout. Dark brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and in blind, 9" tall, 740 pages. Light rubbing to the edges, good hinges, firm text block, very clean pages with a name, gift notation and personal bookplate on the front endpapers, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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The Border Warfare of New York During the Revolution: The Annals of Tryon County, Campbell, William W. (1806-1881
220 Campbell, William W. (1806-1881 The Border Warfare of New York During the Revolution: The Annals of Tryon County
Bowie, MD, U.S.A. Heritage Books 1992 1556136129 / 9781556136122 Paperback Good 
Bowie, MD, U.S.A.: Heritage Books, 1992. High quality 1992 facimile reprint of 1849 edition, Heritage Classic series. Softcover with some occasional neat highlighting, previous owner embossed stamp at upper corner of title page, otherwise very good with firm binding, clean pages.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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