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The American Code of Manners: A Study of the Usages, Laws and Observances Which Govern Intercourse in the Best Social Circles, and of the Principles Which Underlie Them, Andrews, Wesley R.
41 Andrews, Wesley R. The American Code of Manners: A Study of the Usages, Laws and Observances Which Govern Intercourse in the Best Social Circles, and of the Principles Which Underlie Them
New York W. R. Andrews 1880 Hardcover Fair 
New York: W. R. Andrews, 1880. Worn but attractive book [1880] in decorative Victorian binding. A compendium of social rules, customs and behaviors expected in American society in the late 19th century. Dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and black, 403 pages plus publisher's ad. Covers lightly rubbed with additional rubbing and light fraying to the corners and spine ends, hinges internally repaired, text block sound, blanks at front and rear spotted, pages lightly age-yellowed but clean with occasional light finger soil to the margins, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 24mo - 5" - 5" Tall. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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A Guide to Good Manners: Containing Hints on Etiquette, Business, Morals, Dress, Friendship, Weddings, Balls, Dinners, Parties, Compliments and Letter Writing, Anonymous
42 Anonymous A Guide to Good Manners: Containing Hints on Etiquette, Business, Morals, Dress, Friendship, Weddings, Balls, Dinners, Parties, Compliments and Letter Writing
Springfield, MA John M. Wood 1847 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Springfield, MA: John M. Wood, 1847. Title page dated 1847, cover dated 1848. Worn. Guide to mid 19th century behavior in a wide range of social situations. Printed tan hardcover, 4.5" tall, frontis engraving, 128 pages. Covers very worn and spitted with considerable chipping to the spine, binding no longer firm but all pages attached, pages a little foxed and age-toned but clean, no names or other markings. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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The Life of Henry Ward Beecher, Anonymous
43 Anonymous The Life of Henry Ward Beecher
New York Hurst & Co. 1888 Hardcover Very Good 
New York: Hurst & Co., 1888. Undated, ca. 1888. Arlington Edition. Illustrated throughout with black and white engravings. Attractive copy in Victorian binding, rich red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and in black. Extremities very lightly rubbed, barely noticeable spine fading, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a name and 1888 date on the front free endpaper, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Life of Henry Ward Beecher, Anonymous
44 Anonymous The Life of Henry Ward Beecher
New York Hurst & Co. 1888 Hardcover Very Good 
New York: Hurst & Co., 1888. Undated, ca. 1888. Arlington Edition. Illustrated throughout with black and white engravings. Attractive copy in Victorian binding, pine green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and in black. Extremities lightly rubbed with very minor fraying to the spine head, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a name and 1888 date on the front free endpaper, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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About the War. Plain Words to Plain People By a Plain Man, Anonymous [Ezra Mundy Hunt]
45 Anonymous [Ezra Mundy Hunt] About the War. Plain Words to Plain People By a Plain Man
Philadelphia Union League in Philadelphia 1863 Paperback Good 
Philadelphia: Union League in Philadelphia, 1863. Title page dated 1863. Pro-Union booklet, tan softcover, 16 pages. Some shelfwear, small scuff to upper corner from old price sticker, a few spots to the rear cover, pages clean, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Appalachia. December 1943. Number 96, Appalachian Mountain Club
46 Appalachian Mountain Club Appalachia. December 1943. Number 96
Boston, MA Appalachian Mountain Club 1943 First Edition Paperback Good 
Boston, MA: Appalachian Mountain Club, 1943. Original issue from December 1943. Softcover, 9.25" tall, about 120 pages, illustrated in black and white, mainly from photographs. Covers rubbed at the edges with some expected age-related soil, binding sound, pages clean and unmarked. Partial listing of articles: Mount Desert's Mountain Railway, Lookout on the Middle Sister, Aleutian Diary, If You are Lost in the Woods, Animals of the Presidential Range, lots more including information on trails, equipment, organizations, club climbs and trips, reviews.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Appalachia. December 1944. Number 98, Appalachian Mountain Club
47 Appalachian Mountain Club Appalachia. December 1944. Number 98
Boston, MA Appalachian Mountain Club 1944 First Edition Paperback Good 
Boston, MA: Appalachian Mountain Club, 1944. Original issue from December 1944. Softcover, 9.25" tall, about 120 pages, illustrated in black and white, mainly from photographs. Covers rubbed at the edges with some expected age-related soil, faint old transparent stains to the outer edges of the first few pages, binding sound, pages clean and unmarked. Partial listing of articles: A Visit to Howse Pass and the Freshfields, The Artist of Katahdin, A Sheriff Looks Back, a Corsican Climb, the Growth of Cold River Camp, The Art and Technique of Walking, Mountain Folk, Indians of New Jersey, lots more including information on trails, equipment, organizations, club climbs and trips, reviews.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Appalachia. December 1945. Number 100, Appalachian Mountain Club
48 Appalachian Mountain Club Appalachia. December 1945. Number 100
Boston, MA Appalachian Mountain Club 1945 First Edition Paperback Good 
Boston, MA: Appalachian Mountain Club, 1945. Original issue from December 1945. Softcover, 9.25" tall, about 120 pages, illustrated in black and white, mainly from photographs. Covers rubbed at the edges with some expected age-related soil, binding sound, pages clean and unmarked. Partial listing of articles: Tuckerman Headwall, Of Divers Mountain Trails, Rapids Ahead!; G.I. Sahib on Skis, Parson Sprague and the Mountain, Mount Willard Ramblins, The Ibex and Chamois in Ancient Medicine, Yosemite in Winter, Maine Mountains and Mammals, A Guatemala Volcano, Saddleback in 1839, Canals and Currents Along the Lower Delaware, lots more including information on trails, equipment, organizations, club climbs and trips, reviews.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Appalachia. December 1947. Number 104, Appalachian Mountain Club
49 Appalachian Mountain Club Appalachia. December 1947. Number 104
Boston, MA Appalachian Mountain Club 1947 First Edition Paperback Good 
Boston, MA: Appalachian Mountain Club, 1947. Original issue from December 1947. Softcover, 9.25" tall, about 120 pages, illustrated in black and white, mainly from photographs. Covers rubbed at the edges with some expected age-related soil and wear, binding sound, pages clean and unmarked. Partial listing of articles: East of Mount Waddington, A White Mountain Artist of Long Ago, Jewel of Canyons, The Naming of Mount Lafayette, Samuel Willard Soldier and Scout, Jorullo Mexico's Second Youngest Volcano, Mississagi A White Water River, The Appiecycle, Lucy Crawford's Bounty Land Warrant, lots more including information on trails, equipment, organizations, club climbs and trips, reviews.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Appalachia. June 1944. Number 97, Appalachian Mountain Club
50 Appalachian Mountain Club Appalachia. June 1944. Number 97
Boston, MA Appalachian Mountain Club 1944 First Edition Paperback Good 
Boston, MA: Appalachian Mountain Club, 1944. Original issue from June 1944. Softcover, 9.25" tall, about 120 pages, illustrated in black and white, mainly from photographs. Covers rubbed at the edges with some expected age-related soil, binding sound, pages clean and unmarked. Partial listing of articles: A Volcano is Born, W. H. Bartlett Illustrator of American Scenery, on Kiska, Capstone of Vermont, Cordilleran Climbs, on Arizona's San Francisco Peaks, Rock Climbing Along the Potomac, Moosehead Lake to the Sea by Canoe, An Innocent in the Tetons, lots more including information on trails, equipment, organizations, club climbs and trips, reviews.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Appalachia. June 1945. Number 99, Appalachian Mountain Club
51 Appalachian Mountain Club Appalachia. June 1945. Number 99
Boston, MA Appalachian Mountain Club 1945 First Edition Paperback Good 
Boston, MA: Appalachian Mountain Club, 1945. Original issue from June 1945. Softcover, 9.25" tall, about 120 pages, illustrated in black and white, mainly from photographs. Covers rubbed at the edges with some expected age-related soil, binding sound, pages clean and unmarked. Partial listing of articles: A Week on the Rio Balsas, Five Thousand Trail Signs, Charms and Powers, Maine's Second Mountain, Pushing and Pedaling Through Vermont, Mapping as You Go, lots more including information on trails, equipment, organizations, club climbs and trips, reviews.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Appalachia. June 1946. Number 101, Appalachian Mountain Club
52 Appalachian Mountain Club Appalachia. June 1946. Number 101
Boston, MA Appalachian Mountain Club 1946 First Edition Paperback Good 
Boston, MA: Appalachian Mountain Club, 1946. Original issue from June 1946. Softcover, 9.25" tall, about 120 pages, illustrated in black and white, mainly from photographs. Covers rubbed at the edges with some expected age-related soil, binding sound, pages clean and unmarked. Partial listing of articles: Thoreau's Route to Katahdin, Fast Water in the Desert, A Journey on Foot to the White Hills, Research in the Rockies, Remount Blue, One Hundred Numbers of Appalachia, Summertime Skiing, Katahdin for Rock-Climbing, The War Years on Mount Washington, lots more including information on trails, equipment, organizations, club climbs and trips, reviews.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Appalachia. June 1948. Number 105, Appalachian Mountain Club
53 Appalachian Mountain Club Appalachia. June 1948. Number 105
Boston, MA Appalachian Mountain Club 1948 First Edition Paperback Good 
Boston, MA: Appalachian Mountain Club, 1948. Original issue from June 1948. Softcover, 9.25" tall, about 120 pages, illustrated in black and white, mainly from photographs. Covers rubbed at the edges with some expected age-related soil and wear, binding sound, pages clean and unmarked. Partial listing of articles: Tropical Tramps on the Cotopaxi, The White Mountains, Once in the Eastern Alps, the Cliff's Frankenstein, Tuolumne Interlude, Rock-climbing int he Willoughby Lake Regions, Bringing a Map to Life, lots more including information on trails, equipment, organizations, club climbs and trips, reviews.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Indian Art of the Americas, Appleton, Le Roy H.
54 Appleton, Le Roy H. Indian Art of the Americas
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1950 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Signed
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950. First edition, 1950. Inscribed "To C.P., Roy Appleton" on the half title, in red pencil. The "C.P." in the inscription was Charles Pont, who left copies of his letters to the editor of the New York times castigating them for printing unfavorable reviews of the book. It also includes a letter in response signed by New York Times book review editor Francis Brown, and a few other clippings, etc. Tan textured cloth printed in black and red, decorative endpapers, 279 pages, errata slip at front, decorative dustjacket. The book looks and feels nearly new, with a small personal bookplate of Pont's on the back of the front free endpaper, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has a slightly tanned spine, minor edgewear, and an inch-long closed tear to the top of the front panel, little paper loss. Detailed illustrated guide to the arts of Native Americans throughout both American continents, arranged by geographic region. Includes numerous color plates each showing several examples of both practical and decorative arts. Very clean and sound copy.. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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The United States and Canada, in 1832, 1833, and 1834. In Two Volumes, Arfwedson, C. D. [Carl David] (1806-1881)
55 Arfwedson, C. D. [Carl David] (1806-1881) The United States and Canada, in 1832, 1833, and 1834. In Two Volumes
London Richard Bentley 1834 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
London: Richard Bentley, 1834. First edition, 1834. Handsome two volume set in exquisite contemporary binding in light brown polished calf (spines faded to a pleasing tan), dual black spine lables, lightly raised spine bands, spine and cover embellishments in gilt and in blind, gilt tooled inner dentelles, marbled edges and endpapers, frontis engraving in each volume. Armorial bookplate of Tremayne - Heligan on each front pastedown, gift notation on preliminary blank of volume I: John Tremayne from his friend C. P. Johudon [sp?] on his leaving Eton, Christmas 1842. Some edgewear and uneven fading to covers, joints rubbed but secure, lower spine label of second volume chipped but legible, sound bindings, clean pages with some foxing to the frontis plates, pages clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 950.00 USD
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Populism and Politics: William Alfred Peffer and the People's Party, Argersinger, Peter H.
56 Argersinger, Peter H. Populism and Politics: William Alfred Peffer and the People's Party
U.S.A. The University Press of Kentucky 1974 0813113067 / 9780813113067 First Edition Hardcover Good Good 
U.S.A.: The University Press of Kentucky, 1974. First edition, 1974. Good in good dustjacket. Off-white cloth, illustrated dustjacket. The book has minimal wear some minor spotting to the spine that is most likely from the glue used in the binding process, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages, original price at upper corner of front free endpaper, no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclippedd [15.50] and has some age-toning and light soil from use, good to very good overall.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Savage Son, Arnold, Oren
57 Arnold, Oren Savage Son
Albuquerque University of New Mexico Press 1951 First Edition Hardcover Good Good 
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1951. First edition of this partially fictionalized account of a young Native American Apache boy who rose to renown in his adulthood as Dr. Carlos Montezuma. Gray cloth printed in red, red and black illustrated dustajcket. Light edgewear, some red residue from the dustjacket left on the outer edges of the front cover, good hinges, sound text block, the letter B in a circle on the copyright page, pages clean with no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has edgewear and a slightly faded spine, very minor edge chips and closed tears, little paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Buddhist Heritage of Pakistan. Art of Gandhara, Asia Society Museum. Christian Luczanits, Michael Jansen, Fazal Dad Kakar, Anna Maria Quagliotti, Martina Stoye, Juhyung Rhi
58 Asia Society Museum. Christian Luczanits, Michael Jansen, Fazal Dad Kakar, Anna Maria Quagliotti, Martina Stoye, Juhyung Rhi The Buddhist Heritage of Pakistan. Art of Gandhara
New York Asia Society Museum 2011 0878481125 / 9780878481125 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
New York: Asia Society Museum, 2011. First edition, 2011. Copy belonged to noted Asian collectors John and Polly Guth, with the book dedicated to John Guth, and with a bookplate at the front from the Asia Society Museum presenting it to the Guths. Tan cloth with color illustration mounted on the front cover, 11.75" tall, 176 pages, no dustjacket as issued. Some very minor inconspicuous soil to front cover, good hinges, firm text block, very clean pages with no other names or markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 645.00 USD
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The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines.  No. 19 - Vol. II, No. 7 - January 1, 1818, Atheneum Magazine
59 Atheneum Magazine The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines. No. 19 - Vol. II, No. 7 - January 1, 1818
Boston Munroe and Francis 1818 First Edition Paperback Fair 
Boston: Munroe and Francis, 1818. Single issue [Jan. 1, 1818] of this semi-monthly magazine devoted to news, scientific developments, literature, sports, fashion, etc., mainly reprinted from European periodicals. Provides a fascinating snapshot of American interests and tastes during the early days of the republic. Softcover, forty pages. Covers age-toned and lightly soiled, edges worn and chipped, pages lightly foxed but readily legible, clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines.  No. 23 - Vol. II, No. 11 - March 2, 1818, Atheneum Magazine
60 Atheneum Magazine The Atheneum; or Spirit of the English Magazines. No. 23 - Vol. II, No. 11 - March 2, 1818
Boston Munroe and Francis 1818 First Edition Paperback Poor 
Boston: Munroe and Francis, 1818. Heavily worn single issue [Mar. 2, 1818] of this semi-monthly magazine devoted to news, scientific developments, literature, sports, fashion, etc., mainly reprinted from European periodicals. Provides a fascinating snapshot of American interests and tastes during the early days of the republic. Softcover, forty pages. tears and chips to upper center portion of the front cover, following through to the following three leaves, affecting the text but still readable with some effort, covers age-toned and lightly soiled, edges worn and chipped, pages lightly foxed but readily legible, clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Poor. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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