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Image for The Search for Missing Friends. Volume II: 1851-1853. Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot

The Search for Missing Friends. Volume II: 1851-1853. Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot

By: Ruth-Ann M. Harris and Donald M. Jacobs, Editors

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, New England Historic Genealogical Society: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036061

ISBN: 0880820292

Condition: Very Good


Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. First edition, 1991. Volume II of this comprehensive genealogical reference. Green cloth with dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has wear to the extremities which is noticeable on the black background, effectively no paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Search for Missing Friends. Volume III: 1854-1856. Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot

By: Ruth-Ann M. Harris and Donald M. Jacobs, Editors

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, New England Historic Genealogical Society: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036062

ISBN: 0880820330

Condition: Very Good


Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1993. First edition, 1993. Volume III of this comprehensive genealogical reference. Green cloth with dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has wear to the extremities which is noticeable on the black background, very small chip to lower edge of front panel.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Search for Missing Friends. Volume V: 1861-1865. Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot

By: Ruth-Ann M. Harris and Donald M. Jacobs, Editors

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, New England Historic Genealogical Society: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036064

Condition: Very Good


Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996. First edition, 1996. Volume V of this comprehensive genealogical reference. Green cloth with dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has wear to the extremities which is noticeable on the black background, effectively no paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Search for Missing Friends. Volume IV: 1857-1860. Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot

By: Ruth-Ann M. Harris and Donald M. Jacobs, Editors

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, New England Historic Genealogical Society: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036063

Condition: Very Good


Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995. First edition, 1995. Volume IV of this comprehensive genealogical reference. Green cloth with dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has wear to the extremities which is noticeable on the black background, effectively no paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Carvalho's Quizzical Valentine Writer, for the Present Year; Selected for Various Trades and Professions. Embellished with a Curious Coloured Frontispiece

By: S. Carvalho

Price: $245.00

Publisher: London, S. Carvalho: 1820

Seller ID: 035163

Condition: Good


London: S. Carvalho, 1820. Undated, ca. 1820. Scarce book of verses to use for Valentines, some flattering, some insulting, with a hand colored folding frontis of a man in wide breeches and spurs, but with the bottom of the frontis cut evenly with the book, losing what was probably a caption below. Mid 20th century dark green binding with Valentine in gilt on the spine, 7" tall, 28 pages. Light external wear, newer endpapers with a modern name and address stamp on the front free endpaper, binding sound, pages clean with some minor age-toning and light margin spotting, no other markings.. H... View more info

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The Old Farmer's Almanac Sampler

By: Sagendorph, Robb

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Ives Washburn, Inc.: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 015425

Condition: Very Good


New York: Ives Washburn, Inc., 1957. First edition, 1957. Collected wisdom from the Old Farmer's Almanac, illustrated in black and white. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Tan cloth printed in dark red, 306 pages, dustjacket. Some light soil to the covers, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with an additional name and address on the front free endpaper, no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has some age-toning and light edgewear, no chips or tears.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7... View more info

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Prairie Du Chien: French, British, American

By: Scanlan, Peter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A., Wisconsin Historical Society: 1985

Seller ID: 033468

ISBN: 096158310X

Condition: Very Good


Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.: Wisconsin Historical Society, 1985. Good quality 1985 reprint of 1949 edition. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. Softcover with minimal edgewear, firm binding, pages clean with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Image for Imman. Joh. Gerhard Schellers Tleines Latenisches Worterbuch, Morin Die Befanntesten Borter Verzeichnet...

Imman. Joh. Gerhard Schellers Tleines Latenisches Worterbuch, Morin Die Befanntesten Borter Verzeichnet...

By: Scheller, Immanuel Johann Gerhard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Ber. Caspar Fritsch: 1781

Seller ID: 002350

Condition: Fair


Leipzig: Ber. Caspar Fritsch, 1781. Latin and German grammar. Speckled paper covered boards with calf spine, xv, [1], 314, [92]p. Covers very worn, chipped and warped, spine strip mainly chipped away, front cover detached, binding basically sound with no loosened pages, old endpaper notes, very tiny wormholes to the first twenty and final forty or so leaves, confined to the bottom margins, name on title page, first two leaves quite age-darkened, front free endpaper absent. Pages age-tanned. Worn.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Image for Truths, Half-truths and Bunk in American Civilization. The Influence of Words and Phrases in Daily Life

Truths, Half-truths and Bunk in American Civilization. The Influence of Words and Phrases in Daily Life

By: Scherf, Harry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Exposition Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039122

Condition: Very Good


New York: Exposition Press, 1952. Stated first edition, 1952. Calls attention to popular sayings, proverbs, slogans, etc. that vary in degrees of truth. Tan cloth with dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has some surface sil to the white background, edgewear, no chips. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Wilhelm Tell

By: Schiller, Friedrich. Introduction, Notes and Vocabulary By Richard Alexander Von Minckwitz

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Maynard, Merrill & Co.: 1905

Seller ID: 012612

Condition: Good


New York: Maynard, Merrill & Co., 1905. Text in German with introduction and notes in English. Published 1905. Green cloth lettered in gilt, 355 pages. Some shelfwear and rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a name on the front free endpaper. Developed as a language instruction text. Stamped Specimen Copy with Compliments of Maynard, Merrill & Co. (publishers) on the title page. . Hard Cover. Good/No. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

Image for Lexicon Manuale Graeco-Latinum, & Latino-Gracum.  Primo Concinnatum, Terque Editum a Cornelio Schrevelio... Ad Calcem Adjetae Sun Senteniae Graeco-Lainae Quibus Omnia Gr. L. Primitive Comprehenduntur.  Item Tractatus Duo...

Lexicon Manuale Graeco-Latinum, & Latino-Gracum. Primo Concinnatum, Terque Editum a Cornelio Schrevelio... Ad Calcem Adjetae Sun Senteniae Graeco-Lainae Quibus Omnia Gr. L. Primitive Comprehenduntur. Item Tractatus Duo...

By: Schrevelio, Cornelio

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Bowyker, R. & J. Bonwicke, J. Walthoe, R. Wilkin, T. Ward: 1725

Seller ID: 012420

Condition: Fair


London: Bowyker, R. & J. Bonwicke, J. Walthoe, R. Wilkin, T. Ward, 1725. Tenth edition, 1725. Full calf leather, 818 pages. Rough condition with front cover detached, front free endpaper absent, spine roughly repaired, text block sound with no loosened pages, pages generally clean with scattered foxing, names and dates at head of title page and on rear free endpaper - Phineas Green 1766, William Green 1821, Thomas Green, Samuel Green, all of Worcester, Massachusetts, and John Lynd. . Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Image for Controversies Over the Imitation of Cicero as a Model for Style and Some Phases of Their Influence on the Schools of the Renaissance

Controversies Over the Imitation of Cicero as a Model for Style and Some Phases of Their Influence on the Schools of the Renaissance

By: Scott, Izora

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Teachers College, Columbia University: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040207

Condition: Fair


New York: Teachers College, Columbia University, 1910. First edition, 1910. Softcover in fair to good condition, a scholarly work in the original softcover with black tape spine, homemade paper labels on spine, firm binding, age-yellowed but clean pages, no names or other markings. Some wear and staining to the front cover, very small chip to bottom of blank rear cover, other light wear.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

Image for Lessons in Elocution; or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the Improvement of Youth in Reading and Speaking.  To This American Edition are Prefixed, Elements of Gesture...

Lessons in Elocution; or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the Improvement of Youth in Reading and Speaking. To This American Edition are Prefixed, Elements of Gesture...

By: Scott, William

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Middletown, CT, Thomas Spencer, Jr., T. Dunning, Print.: 1818

Seller ID: 040209

Condition: Fair


Middletown, CT: Thomas Spencer, Jr., T. Dunning, Print., 1818. First Middletown from the fifth Hartford edition, 1818. Illustrated with four engraved plates showing gesture. Full calf leather with red spine label, 388 pages. Fari condition with heavy rubbing to the covers, edgewear, fairly light chipping to spine head and upper front joint, good hinges, sound text block, pages age-toned with moderate foxing and dampstains to final few pages, ink stains to the far bottom margins of the final few pages, name of Henry Holman East Windsor [Connecticut] on front free endpaper with his geometric do... View more info

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The Illuminated Alphabet

By: Seligman, Patricia; Noad, Timothy

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Running Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034256

ISBN: 1561384585

Condition: Fine


Philadelphia: Running Press, 1994. First edition, first printing, 1994. Black hardcover with illustrated dustjacket, color illustrated throughout. Fine condition, looks and feels new, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Squared 8vo. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Vital Records, Town of Chatham Massachusetts 1696-1850

By: Sheila M. Dann Westgate and Anna Lowell Tomlinson

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Chatham, MA, The Chatham Historical Society, Inc.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039451

ISBN: 0961505141

Condition: Good


Chatham, MA: The Chatham Historical Society, Inc., 1991. First edition, 1991. Contains records 1696-1850. Green cloth lettered in gilt, 493 pages plus list of sponsors, no dustjacket, likely as issued. Some soil to the front cover, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages with a few smudges in the index section, name inside front cover, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Colloquial Russian

By: Sieff, Mark

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Blakiston Company; Distributed By E. P. Dutton: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029411

Condition: Good


Philadelphia: The Blakiston Company; Distributed By E. P. Dutton, 1944. Stated first edition. Good in fair dustjacket. Introduction to Russian language meant for self-instruction. Red cloth, blue dustjacket. Light edgewear, a few minor spots to front cover, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and has some edgewer and shelf soil, spots to front panel, small spine end chips with little paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Editi... View more info

The Index of Middle English Prose: Handlist VII - Parisian Libraries

By: Simpson, James

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, D. S. Brewer: 1989

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 011157

ISBN: 0859912876

Condition: Fine


Wolfeboro, New Hampshire: D. S. Brewer, 1989. First American edition, 1989. Rust colored cloth, 38 pages, dustjacket. The book looks and feels about new, with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has some light shelf rubbing and surface soil. Very clean copy.. First US Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Young Man's Handbook of Etiquette

By: Sinclair, Thomas S.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lindsay and Blakiston: 1840

Seller ID: 040246

Condition: Fair


Philadelphia: Lindsay and Blakiston, 1840. Undated, ca. 1840s. Very worn. light brown cloth lettered in gilt, 224 pages, about 5.25 inches tall. Text block effectively detached from covers (covers and spine covering well attached to one another), covers spotted, old damage from moisture exposure to the covers (no damp odor or visible mildew), some very faint old transparent stains to some pages, free endpapers removed (text begins with title page), text block shaken but hanging together, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 24mo - 5" - 5¾" Tall. View more info

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Zechariah Chafee, Jr: Defender of Liberty and Law

By: Smith, Donald L.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harvard University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035997

ISBN: 0674966856

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Harvard University Press, 1986. First edition, first printing, 1986. Red hardcover with dustjacket. 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for The Laboratory: Or, School of Arts [Vol. I only]. In Which are Faithfully Exhibited, and Fully Explained, I. A Variety of Curious and Valuable Experiments...

The Laboratory: Or, School of Arts [Vol. I only]. In Which are Faithfully Exhibited, and Fully Explained, I. A Variety of Curious and Valuable Experiments...

By: Smith, G. [Godfrey]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Crowder, and B. Collins: 1770

Seller ID: 035193

Condition: Good


London: Stanley Crowder, and B. Collins, 1770. Fifth edition, 1770 (originally published 1738). Volume I of two. Astounding variety of formulae - or receipts - for various trades and occupations. Illustrated with a frontis engraving and 16 additional plates, two folding. Mid 20th century full glazed mahogany color leater binding with gilt spine lettering and raised spine bands, newer endpapers but with one blank at front and rear retained, about 8.25" tall, [8], 352, [8] pages. Very light external wear, good hinges, firm binding, slightly age-toned but clean pages with only a bit of light ... View more info