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The Sweet Hell Inside: A Family History, Ball, Edward
81 Ball, Edward The Sweet Hell Inside: A Family History
New York William Morrow & Company 2001 068816840X / 9780688168407 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: William Morrow & Company, 2001. First edition, 2001. Dark navy hardcover with silver gilt spine lettering, geneological chart at endpapers, 384 pages with extensive index, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition, looks and feels about new, with remainder mark at bottom edge, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition, negligible rubbing to spine ends. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Historic Buildings Now Standing in New York Which Were Erected Prior to Eighteen Hundred [1800], Bank of the Manhattan Company
82 Bank of the Manhattan Company Historic Buildings Now Standing in New York Which Were Erected Prior to Eighteen Hundred [1800]
New York Bank of the Manhattan Company 1914 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
New York: Bank of the Manhattan Company, 1914. First edition, 1914. Dark blue cloth lettered in gilt, 46 pages, most of the pages consisting of a black and white photo with explanatore paragraph(s) below. Off-white paint staining to outer edges of front cover, good hinges, sound text block, age-toned endpapers with occasional foxing, blank pages at beginning and end heavily foxed, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Politics by Humans: Research on American Leadership, Barber, James
83 Barber, James Politics by Humans: Research on American Leadership
Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A. Duke Univ Pr 1988 0822308487 / 9780822308485 Paperback Very Good 
Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A.: Duke Univ Pr, 1988. Published 1988. Softcover, 517 pages. Minimal shelf rubbing, looks and feels new and unread, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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The History and Antiquities of New England, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Barber, John Warner
84 Barber, John Warner The History and Antiquities of New England, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania
Hartford, Connecticut H. S. Parsons & Co. 1846 Hardcover Fair 
Hartford, Connecticut: H. S. Parsons & Co., 1846. Third edition, 1846. Worn copy in full brown leather with faded gilt spine lettering and decoration, full page and vignette engravings throughout. Covers rubbed and spotted, short closed tear to spine head without loss, binding basically sound with one section sticking out just a little with wear to the outer edges, foxing throughout, occasionally heavy, name (Eli Barber, Chicopee, Mass.) and some pencil figuring on front endpapers.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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The History and Antiquities of New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, Barber, John Warner
85 Barber, John Warner The History and Antiquities of New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania
Hartford, Connecticut Allen S. Stillman & Co. 1843 Hardcover Fair 
Hartford, Connecticut: Allen S. Stillman & Co., 1843. Second edition [1843], first published 1841. Worn but complete, including the folding hand colored map. Illustrated throughout with engravings. Full sheep leather with gilt lettered and decorated spine. Covers rubbed, heaviest at the extremities with some rubthrough at the corners, spine gilt clear and legible, joints good, front hinge internally cracked past the endpapers, rear free endpaper neatly removed, text block sound with no loosened pages, pages uniformly foxed but readily legible, names in pencil on preliminary blank. Map has closed tears to the bottom margin and some minor chips to the outer edge.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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The History and Antiquities of New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, Barber, John Warner
86 Barber, John Warner The History and Antiquities of New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania
Worcester, Massachusetts Door, Howland & Co. 1841 Hardcover Fair 
Worcester, Massachusetts: Door, Howland & Co., 1841. First edition [1841]. Restored copy with folding map absent. Illustrated throughout with engravings. Rebacked with most of original spine covering mounted on new spine. Covers rubbed and age-crackled but stabilized, original spine gilt dulled but legible, joints good, hinges internally cracked but secure, preliminaries through title page loosened but not detached, text block otherwise sound, pages uniformly foxed but fully legible throughout.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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The Mentor:  The Story of the American Navy.  Volume 5, Number 5, April 16, 1917, No. 129, Barnes, James
87 Barnes, James The Mentor: The Story of the American Navy. Volume 5, Number 5, April 16, 1917, No. 129
New York The Mentor Association 1917 Paperback Very Good 
New York: The Mentor Association, 1917. Semi-monthly publication devoted to popular education in the arts and sciences, its motto being "Learn One Thing Every Day". Each single-topic issue is in printed wraps with eight to twelve pages of illustrated text by an authority on the selected subject, plus six photogravure black and white plates with extensive explanatory information on the back. These plates are loosely laid into the covers and are often missing. This issue has all six plates present, and include the following: The Constitution and the Java; Commodore Esek Hopkins; The United States and the Macedonian; The Kearsarge and the Alabama; The Constitution and the Guirriere; and Captain Isaac Hull. Covers have some edgewear and a note indicating the topic at the upper edge. Text and plates in very good condition. . Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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David G. Farragut.  The Beacon Biographies of Eminent Americans Series, Barnes, James.  Series Editor M. A. DeWolfe Howe
88 Barnes, James. Series Editor M. A. DeWolfe Howe David G. Farragut. The Beacon Biographies of Eminent Americans Series
Boston Small, Maynard and Company 1899 Hardcover Fair No 
Boston: Small, Maynard and Company, 1899. Published 1899. Beacon Biographies Series. Blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, frontis portrait, engraved title, 132 pages. Covers rubbed and soiled with staining from moisture exposure to the rear cover (no musty odor), spine age-toned, good hinges, sound text block, rear endpapers and last three leaves foxed and spotted from moisture exposure, some foxing to front endpapers and first few leaves, fairly subtle dampstain running throughout the rest of the book, with none of the stains, foxing, etc. interfering with the readability of the text. . Hard Cover. Fair/No. 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The New America : A Study in Immigration, Barnes, Mary Clark and Lemuel Call
89 Barnes, Mary Clark and Lemuel Call The New America : A Study in Immigration
NYC, Chicago, Toronto, London and Edinburgh Fleming H. Revell Company 1913 Paperback Good 
NYC, Chicago, Toronto, London and Edinburgh : Fleming H. Revell Company, 1913. Published 1913. Illustrated with five full page black and white plates. Light brown softcover, with red brown cover lettering and decorative border, 158 pages including appendix and bibliography. The book is in good condition with some edgewear including light overall surface rubbing, clean contents with no markings. . Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Struggles and Triumphs: or, Forty Years' Recollections of P. T. Barnum, Written By Himself, Barnum, P. T.
90 Barnum, P. T. Struggles and Triumphs: or, Forty Years' Recollections of P. T. Barnum, Written By Himself
Hartford, Connecticut J. B. Burr & Company 1869 Hardcover Fair 
Hartford, Connecticut: J. B. Burr & Company, 1869. First edition, 1869. Three quarter dark green leather over breen cloth gilt spine lettering, raised spine bands, 780 pages plus two pages of publisher's ads. Covers rubbed with scuffing to the corners and joints, spine lightly crackled but stabilized, hinges good, text block sound, pages a little age-yellowed but clean, no foxing, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Babes In Boyland: A Personal History of Co-education In The Ivy League, Barreca, Regina
91 Barreca, Regina Babes In Boyland: A Personal History of Co-education In The Ivy League
Lebanon, New Hampshire USA University Press of New England 2005 1584652993 / 9781584652991 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Signed
Lebanon, New Hampshire USA: University Press of New England, 2005. First edition, first printing [2005], with personalized inscription signed by the author on the title page. Speckled tan boards with eggplant cloth spine, gilt spine lettering, illustrated frontis, 154 pages, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in fine condition, looks and feels new, with sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in fine condition. . Inscribed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Finest Kind: The Fishermen of Gloucester; Photographs By Nubar Alexanian, Bartlett, Kim
92 Bartlett, Kim The Finest Kind: The Fishermen of Gloucester; Photographs By Nubar Alexanian
New York W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. 1977 0393087972 / 9780393087970 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Signed
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1977. Published 1977. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper, with a second gift inscription in different handwriting below. A seasoned journalist presents his impressions of the time-honored traditions of local Italian-American fishermen of Gloucester, Massachusetts Bay Area. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Black hardcover with black cloth spine, gilt lettering, 251 pages, illustrated dustjacket. Very light shelfwear, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with the aforenoted writing on the front free endpaper, no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and has some very light surface soil and a bit of light chipping to the spine ends, very little paper loss.. Inscribed by The Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Hank and the Widow Haley and Other Reflections, Bascom, Eric
93 Bascom, Eric Hank and the Widow Haley and Other Reflections
Springfield, Massachusetts WeeBee Books 2000 First Edition Paperback Fine Signed
Springfield, Massachusetts: WeeBee Books, 2000. First edition [2000] of this collection of short observational humor by this Springfield, Massachusetts raconteur, with a personalized inscription signed by the author near the bottom of the title page. Softcover, 166 pages. Looks and feels new and unread, no other names or markings.. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Journal of Several Visits to the Indians on the Kennebec River, By the Rev. Joseph Baxter, of Medfield, Mass., Baxter, Rev. Joseph. With Notes By Elias Nason
94 Baxter, Rev. Joseph. With Notes By Elias Nason Journal of Several Visits to the Indians on the Kennebec River, By the Rev. Joseph Baxter, of Medfield, Mass.
Boston David Clapp & Son 1867 Paperback Good 
Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1867. Printed 1867, reprinted from the January 1867 New England Historical and Genealogical Register. Softcover with thread binding, 18 pages. Some cover soil and edgewear, an unopened copy (still connected at top edges), one page with chipping to the far outer edge of the generous margins, pages clean, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Five Colonial Artists of New England: Joseph Badger, Joseph Blackburn, John Singleton Copley, Robert Feke, John Smibert, Bayley, Frank W.
95 Bayley, Frank W. Five Colonial Artists of New England: Joseph Badger, Joseph Blackburn, John Singleton Copley, Robert Feke, John Smibert
Boston; Portland, ME Privately Printed; Southworth Press, Fred Anthoensen 1929 First, Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Boston; Portland, ME: Privately Printed; Southworth Press, Fred Anthoensen, 1929. First edition, 1929, one of 500 copies printed. Short biographical essays about each artist accompanied by several plates of his work well reproduced on black and white plates. Blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt, 13" tall, 448 pages plus colophon. Fully indexed. Covers a bit rubbed, mainly at extremities, good hinges, firm text block, very clean pages with a name in pencil at the top of the front free endpaper, no other markings.. First, Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Folio - 12" - 15" Tall. First Edition. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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A History of the Two Great Political Parties of the United States... [Cover Title: Political Pictures: or, Changes and Chances], Bayly, H. B.
96 Bayly, H. B. A History of the Two Great Political Parties of the United States... [Cover Title: Political Pictures: or, Changes and Chances]
Washington Rufus H. Darby 1883 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Washington: Rufus H. Darby, 1883. First edition, 1883. Title continues: '...From the Foundation of the Government to the Close of the Great Rebellion, Resulting in the Abolition of Slavery in 1864. Also, a Brief Sketch to the Present Day, with Illustrations of Many of the Leading Men.' A political history and diatribe against the State Sovereignty (Democratic) Party and in support of Lincoln's Republicans, illustrated throughout with engravings. Blue printed softcover, 98 pages plus advertising. Light shelfwear, rear cover chipped (about fifteen percent paper loss), light soil with 'Please read careully' written on the front cover, pages very clean and free from names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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The National Tax Law of July 1st, 1862, and the Amended Act of March, '63.  Together with a Complete Alphabetical Summary of Articles Taxed and the Rates Imposed.  Citizen's Edition, Beadle's Dime Series
97 Beadle's Dime Series The National Tax Law of July 1st, 1862, and the Amended Act of March, '63. Together with a Complete Alphabetical Summary of Articles Taxed and the Rates Imposed. Citizen's Edition
New York Beadle and Company 1863 Paperback Fair 
New York: Beadle and Company, 1863. Beadle's Dime Series, Citizens' Edition. Prepared from the Official Copy. Light tan softcover, 124 pages plus four pages of ads. Covers detached and chipped around the edges, spine covering chipped away, contents a little edgeworn but sound, pages clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Fair. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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The New National Tax Law.  Complete Summary of Rates and Imposts, as Amended By Act of March 3, 1865.  Citizen's Edition, Beadle's Dime Series
98 Beadle's Dime Series The New National Tax Law. Complete Summary of Rates and Imposts, as Amended By Act of March 3, 1865. Citizen's Edition
New York Beadle and Company 1865 Paperback Fair 
New York: Beadle and Company, 1865. Beadle's Dime Series, Citizens' Edition. Light orange softcover, 67 pages. Edges rubbed, text block sound, dampstains to lower and outer margins throughout, not affecting text, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Fair. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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The Tax Law Decisions, Alphabetically Arranged, Together with a Complete Stamp Directory, Beadle's Dime Series
99 Beadle's Dime Series The Tax Law Decisions, Alphabetically Arranged, Together with a Complete Stamp Directory
New York Beadle and Company 1863 Paperback Fair 
New York: Beadle and Company, 1863. Beadle's Dime Series, Citizens' Edition. Prepared from the Commissioner's Records. Light tan softcover, 77 pages plus four pages of ads. Covers detached and chipped around the edges, spine covering chipped away, contents a little edgeworn but sound, pages generally clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Fair. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Maine: A Guide to the Vacation State, Bearse, Ray, Editor.
100 Bearse, Ray, Editor. Maine: A Guide to the Vacation State
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1969 Second Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1969. First printing of the second edition, 1969. The American Guide Series. Illustrated in black and white. Grass green linen cloth with black cover lettering, mapped endpapers, 460 pages with extensive index, color illustrated dustjacket.The book is in very good condition, looks and feels about new, with sound text block, good hinges, name on first free endpaper, otherwise clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition.. Second Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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