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The Tuskegee Airmen: An Illustrated History: 1939-1949, Caver, Joseph/Ennels, Jerome
241 Caver, Joseph/Ennels, Jerome The Tuskegee Airmen: An Illustrated History: 1939-1949
Montgomery, Alabama NewSouth Books 2011 1588382443 / 9781588382443 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
Montgomery, Alabama: NewSouth Books, 2011. First edition. Hardcover with dustjacket, fine condition, no names or other markings, unclipped dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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Life and Labors of John Eliot, the Apostle, Among the Indian Nations of New England, Together with an Account of the Eliots in England, Caverly, Robert Boodey
242 Caverly, Robert Boodey Life and Labors of John Eliot, the Apostle, Among the Indian Nations of New England, Together with an Account of the Eliots in England
Lowell, Massachusetts George M. Elliott 1881 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Lowell, Massachusetts: George M. Elliott, 1881. First edition [1881]. Worn. Biography of noted 17th century missionary Eliot who compiled the first Bible in a Native American language. Illustrated with four black and white plates. Tan hardcover with spine label, 98 pages plus six pages of ads. Covers held on with white fabric tape, spine covering nearly absent with spine label present but heavily chipped, Rear cover has horizontal split and is partially detached, binding sound, pages considerably age-darkened and slightly brittle but clean and fully legible, chips to top margins of final few pages, long gift notation and genealogical note on front free endpaper, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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Mythos und Maske : Die indianische Stammeskunst Nordamerikas, Cawthorne, Nigel
243 Cawthorne, Nigel Mythos und Maske : Die indianische Stammeskunst Nordamerikas
München, Germany Ernst Battenberg Verlag 1998 3894414103 / 9783894414108 Hardcover Fine Very Good 
München, Germany: Ernst Battenberg Verlag, 1998. Published 1998. Includes extravagant full-page color illustrations, many covered with a protective tissue, also sporting decorative designs. Black decorated boards with heavy white spine lettering, decorated endpapers, illustrated frontis with protective tissue, ninety-six pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in fine 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 in very good condition with a price sticker affixed to its rear panel.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Agawam and Feeding Hills: Images of America, Cecchhi, David
244 Cecchhi, David Agawam and Feeding Hills: Images of America
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, U.S.A. Arcadia Pub 2000 0738504696 / 9780738504698 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, U.S.A.: Arcadia Pub, 2000. First edition. The first of two volumes documenting the photographic history of Agawam and Feeding Hills, Massachusetts (later volume was entitles Agawam and Feeding Hills Revisited). This volume now out of print. Printed softcover, 128 pages. Minor external wear, mainly a bit of edge rubbing, gift notation on half-title, no other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Center for Southern Folklore, Memphis, Tennessee, 1977, Center for Southern Folklore
245 Center for Southern Folklore Center for Southern Folklore, Memphis, Tennessee, 1977
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A. Center for Southern Folklore 1977 0892670045 / 9780892670048 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A.: Center for Southern Folklore, 1977. First edition [1977]. Museum catalog, twelve pages in length and illustrated with sepiatone photographs, plus several pages of supplemental materials - newspaper article reprint, brochure, carefully folded poster, supplemental exhibit info - all from the late 1970s. Softcover with some light shelfwear and a couple of ink doodles on the rear cover, contents clean and free from names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Historical Highlights, Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission
246 Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission Historical Highlights
Worcester Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission 1969 Paperback Good 
Worcester: Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission, 1969. Published 1969. A collection of historical information about Central Massachusets, arranged by town, including facts about original settlements, population statistics, industrial and economic factors, transportation, etc. Illustrated with maps. Light gray card covers with black plastic comb binding, about eighty pages. Some light edgewear and a bit of age-toning to the cover edges, internally very clean and free from names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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A Small House in the Sun: The Visage of Rural New England, Chamberlain, Samuel
247 Chamberlain, Samuel A Small House in the Sun: The Visage of Rural New England
New York Hastings House 1936 First Edition Hardcover Good No 
New York: Hastings House, 1936. First edition, 1936. Photographic scenes of small towns and rural areas throughout New England. Red cloth lettered in gilt, 96 pages, no dustjacket. Covers unevenly faded with some edgewear and a bit of fraying to the foot of the spine, internally about fine with a gift inscription on the front free endpaper, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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John Brown.  The Beacon Biographies of Eminent Americans Series, Chamberlin, Joseph Edgar.  Series Editor M. A. DeWolfe Howe
248 Chamberlin, Joseph Edgar. Series Editor M. A. DeWolfe Howe John Brown. The Beacon Biographies of Eminent Americans Series
Boston Small, Maynard and Company 1906 Hardcover Good No 
Boston: Small, Maynard and Company, 1906. Published 1906. Beacon Biographies Series. Blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, frontis portrait, engraved title, 138 pages plus publisher's ads. Covers rubbed with some subtle spotting, good hinges, sound text block, light scattered foxing to the first and last several leaves, clean pages free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good/No. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The History of the American Sailing Navy: The Ships and Their Development, Chapelle, Howard I.
249 Chapelle, Howard I. The History of the American Sailing Navy: The Ships and Their Development
New York W. W. Norton & Co, Inc 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair 
New York: W. W. Norton & Co, Inc, 1949. Stated first edition. Very good copy in worn dustjacket. Illustrated throughout with numerous folding ship plans, diagrams, color frontis, other illustrations in black and white. Tan cloth printed in navy blue, a thick 558 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book has little wear, good hinges, sound text block, age-toned endpapers, pages clean and free from names or other markings. A list and order form for full size ship plans is laid in loosely at the front. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped (12.50) and has considerable rubbing to the extremities, many very tiny edge chips, shelf soil to rear panel, little paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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New England Vessels in the Expedition Against Louisbourg, 1745, Chapin, Howard Millar
250 Chapin, Howard Millar New England Vessels in the Expedition Against Louisbourg, 1745
Boston Reprinted from the New England Historical and Genealogical Register 1923 Paperback Very Good 
Boston: Reprinted from the New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 1923. Published 1923. Reprinted from the April 1923 issue of New England Historical and Genealogical Register. Softcover, 32 pages. Light edgewear darkening to edges, small irregular pink spot at upper corner of front cover, contents clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Wanted: Tall Men.  History of Medicine in Springfield, Chapin, Willliam A.R.
251 Chapin, Willliam A.R. Wanted: Tall Men. History of Medicine in Springfield
Springfield, Massachusetts USA Self Published 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Signed
Springfield, Massachusetts USA: Self Published, 1955. First edition, 1955. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Leather-look black cloth with gilt spine lettering, 314 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with hardly any discernible edgewear, sound text block, very mildly two-toned endpapers, otherwise clean pages with no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is in very good condition, chipped along the upper edge and spine foot, inner flaps appear to be clipped a bit short (perhaps by design).. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Twentieth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey 1898-99. Part VII: Explorations in Alaska in 1898, Charles D. Walcott, Director
252 Charles D. Walcott, Director Twentieth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey 1898-99. Part VII: Explorations in Alaska in 1898
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office 1900 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1900. First edition, 1900. Part VII, Alaska, including numerous illustrations and maps, including folding maps in color, 5 large folding maps in a rear pocket. Externally quite worn, internally good to very good, maps very good. Ex college library with expected markings plus withdrawn stamps on the endpapers and stamped once on the reverse side of each folding map. Dark brown cloth printed in gilt, 11.5" tall, 508 pages. Covers lightly rubbed with additional wear to the extremities, hinges internally reglued and secure, text block sound, pages slightly age-yellowed but clean.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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253 Charles T. Walter. Photos Assembled by Zenas C. Jenks Lights and Shadows of The Flood of 1927: Vermont at Its Worst; Vermonters at Their Best
St. Johnsbury, Vermont The Cowles Press, Inc. 1928 Second Printing Paperback Good 
St. Johnsbury, Vermont: The Cowles Press, Inc., 1928. Collected photographs and accounts of the devastating floods that hit Vermont in 1927, caused by record-breaking 9.16 inches of rain that fell in November of that year. Softcover, 190 pages. Covers rubbed with light shelf soil, binding staples visible inside front cover, text block sound, pages clean and free from names or other markings.. Second Printing. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Ga Till Amerika: The Swedish Creation of an Ethnic Identity for Worcester, Massachusetts, Charles W. Estus, Sr.; John F. McClymer.  Edited By Caroline F. Sloat
254 Charles W. Estus, Sr.; John F. McClymer. Edited By Caroline F. Sloat Ga Till Amerika: The Swedish Creation of an Ethnic Identity for Worcester, Massachusetts
Worcester, Massachusetts Worcester Historical Museum 1994 1884292003 / 9781884292002 Paperback Very Good 
Worcester, Massachusetts: Worcester Historical Museum, 1994. Published 1994. Illustrated in both color and black and white. Softcover, 163 pages. Very minor shelfwear, mainly just a bit of edge rubbing, internally fine with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Sailing the Seven Seas.  North Star Books No. 4, Chase, Mary Ellen. Ilustrated By John O'Hara Cosgrave II
255 Chase, Mary Ellen. Ilustrated By John O'Hara Cosgrave II Sailing the Seven Seas. North Star Books No. 4
Boston Houghton Mifflin : The Riverside Press 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin : The Riverside Press , 1958. First edition, 1958. Illustrated. Light brown cloth with red and brown cover lettering and illustration, patterned and illustrated endpapers, 182 pages with index, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with hardly any discernible edgewear including lightly rubbed corners and spine ends, 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 mildly rubbed spine ends. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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256 Cheetham, James The Life of Thomas Paine, Author of Common Sense, The Crisis, Rights of Man, &c. &c. &c.
New York Southwick and Pelsue 1809 First Edition Hardcover Good 
New York: Southwick and Pelsue, 1809. First edition, 1809. Vitriolic diatribe in the guise of a biography. Once close, Cheetham and Paine had a falling-out and became the bitterest of foes, and Cheetham took the opportunity, shortly after Paine's death, to besmirch his reputation by bringing to light his personal habits, alleged infideility, more. Original gray boards with tan spine, paper spine label, uncut edges, 347 pages. Covers worn and spotted with some chipping, especially to the spine, front cover a little loosened but still attached, rear cover nearly detached, text block sound with no loosened pages, scattered foxing, names on front endpapers lightly written in pencil, nice wide margins. Howes 336.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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Frederick Douglass.  The Beacon Biographies of Eminent Americans Series, Chesnutt, Charles W.  Series Editor M. A. DeWolfe Howe
257 Chesnutt, Charles W. Series Editor M. A. DeWolfe Howe Frederick Douglass. The Beacon Biographies of Eminent Americans Series
Boston Small, Maynard and Company 1904 Second Edition Hardcover Fair No 
Boston: Small, Maynard and Company, 1904. Second edition, 1904. Beacon Biographies Series. Blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, frontis portrait, engraved title, 141 pages plus publisher's ads. Covers rubbed and unevenly faded, spine age-toned, good hinges, sound text block, a scattering of foxing to the endpapers, dampstain to lower third of half-title, frontis, engraved title and title page, short closed edge tear to title page, very subtle and barely noticeable dampstain to bottom margin throughout book (not affecting text), pages otherwise clean and free from names or other markings.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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258 Chicago & North Western [Northwestern] Railway Geyserland: Yellowstone National Park
Chicago Chicago & North Western Railway 1928 Paperback Good 
Chicago: Chicago & North Western Railway, 1928. 1928 advertising booklet to promote tourism, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, maps, information about auto tours of the park, etc. Light gray softcover with embossed lettering and Old Faithful design in gilt and turquoise, 40 pages. Covers soiled and rubbed at the edges, binding sound, pages clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Gazetteer and Business Directory of Windham County, Vt. 1724-1884 [Vermont], Child, Hamilton
259 Child, Hamilton Gazetteer and Business Directory of Windham County, Vt. 1724-1884 [Vermont]
Syracuse, New York Hamilton Child, Printed at the Journal Office 1884 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Syracuse, New York: Hamilton Child, Printed at the Journal Office, 1884. First ediiton, 1884. Externally worn in dark brown cloth lettered in gilt, 728 pages (various pagination), advertising endpapers, all edges tinted red, hand colored folding map of Windham County, VT attached to inner rear cover. Covers rubbed with some scuffing and minor insect holes to the cloth surface, short scratches to top edge of text block, text block sound, endpapers foxed, pages a bit age-yellowed but clean, no names or other markings, map very good with a short closed tear to where it connects with the book. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Abraham Lincoln and Other Addresses in England, Choate, Joseph H.
260 Choate, Joseph H. Abraham Lincoln and Other Addresses in England
New York The Century Co. 1910 First Edition Hardcover Good No 
New York: The Century Co., 1910. First edition. Includes addresses on: Abraham Lincoln; Benjamin Franklin; Alexander Hamilton; Ralph Waldo Emerson; The Supreme Court of the United States; Education in America; Sir Walter Scott; The English Bible; Address to the Bench and Bar of England; Farewell; John Harvard. Dark blue cloth, top edge gilt, frontis portrait, 293 pages, no dustjacket. Light rubbing to the extremities, good hinges, sound text block, far outer edges of final three leaves have tiny chip, pages subtly age-toned but clean with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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