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Image for Scenes of Wealth; or Views & Illustrations of Trades Manufactures Produce & Commerce for the Amusement and Instruction of Tarry at Home Travellers

Scenes of Wealth; or Views & Illustrations of Trades Manufactures Produce & Commerce for the Amusement and Instruction of Tarry at Home Travellers

By: Taylor, Isaac

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Hartford, Connecticut, Oliver D. Cooke: 1826

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 035089

Condition: Fair


Hartford, Connecticut: Oliver D. Cooke, 1826. First American edition, 1826. Heavily worn but complete, printed hardcover with black cloth spine, 168 pages. Covers very heavily worn and chipped, spine covering nearly completely chipped away, text block not firm but with no loosened pages, two text pages mended with old clear paper tape, rear free endpaper torn, age-toning, foxing and dampstaining throughout, no names or other markings. Includes all 68 engravings, mainly three to a page, exhibiting common and archaic occupations, many with a sense of humor (see gunpowder). Indexed. Worn.. First ... View more info

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Early Families of Raymond, Maine

By: Taylor, Robert L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Heritage Books: 2007

Seller ID: 031128

ISBN: 0788408615

Condition: Very Good


Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A.: Heritage Books, 2007. Softcover, very condition with shallow spine crease but tight binding, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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The Fuller Brush Catalog

By: The Fuller Brush Company

Price: $35.00

Publisher: East Hartford, Connecticut, The Fuller Brush Compamy: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034070

Condition: Very Good


East Hartford, Connecticut: The Fuller Brush Compamy, 1966. Undated, but includes 1966 price list. Color catalog of household cleaning items, accessories, cosmetics, etc. with smaller brochure and price list laid in loosely at the front. Brown stiff covers printed in gilt, metal spiral binding, oblong 8.5" x 11", 56 pages. Near fine with only traces of light cover wear, pages clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Oblong 4to. First Edition. View more info

Image for The Welsh Terrier (Daeargi Cymraeg) Handbook. Giving the Origin and History of the Breed, Its Show Career, Its Points and Breeding

The Welsh Terrier (Daeargi Cymraeg) Handbook. Giving the Origin and History of the Breed, Its Show Career, Its Points and Breeding

By: Thomas, I. Morlais

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Nicholson & Watson: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039934

Condition: Good


London: Nicholson & Watson, 1959. First edition, 1959, part of The Dog Lover's Library. Good in worn dustjacket. Red cloth with gilt spine lettering, black and white illustrations throughout, illustrated dustjacket. The book has some light and inconsequential spotting to the covers, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a personal bookplate on the front free endpaper, no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has several old clear tape repairs, tiny chips to extremities, little paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7... View more info

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The Thomas Book [Large Paper Edition]. Giving the Genealogies of Sir Rhys Ap Thomas, K.G., The Thomas Family Descended from Him, and of Some Allied Families

By: Thomas, Lawrence Buckley

Price: $650.00

Publisher: New York, Henry T. Thomas Company: 1896

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 037709

Condition: Very Good


New York: Henry T. Thomas Company, 1896. Large paper edition, limited to 250 copies, 1906. Thick volume in an exceptional binding by Maurin. Full cadet blue leather, gilt spine lettering with double line border to covers and gilt ruled compartments, five raised spine bands, top edge gilt, decorative gilt tooled dentelles over marbled endpapers, attached ribbon bookmark, 10.5" tall, 627 pages, illustrated throughout with portraits and coats of arms. Minor age speckling and uneven age-toning to covers, minor roughness to spine head but no chips, good hinges (partial surface crack between fro... View more info

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Landmarks in Ancient Dover, New Hampshire

By: Thompson, Mary P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bowie, MD, U.S.A., Heritage Books: 1991

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 031143

ISBN: 1556134991

Condition: Very Good


Bowie, MD, U.S.A.: Heritage Books, 1991. Good quality 1991 reprint of the 1892 edition. Softcover with folding map. Light cover wear, shallow spine crease, firm binding, clean pages with no names or other markings.. Facsimile Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Image for TIBA: Revue Generale De Teinture Impression Blanchiment Appret et De Chemie Textile et Tinctorials, Journal Mensuel 1937

TIBA: Revue Generale De Teinture Impression Blanchiment Appret et De Chemie Textile et Tinctorials, Journal Mensuel 1937

By: TIBA

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Paris, TiBA: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037053

Condition: Good


Paris: TiBA, 1937. In French. Original bound volume, 12 monthly issues of the scarce trade periodical involving processing of textiles - dyeing, bleaching, printing, chemistry, etc. Each issue contains articles of interest to textile companies including fabric dying processes, printing and more, with color fabric samples, advertising, etc. Blue cloth, 12.5 inches tall, about an inch and a half thick, exceptionally heavy. Covers lightly rubbed, binding sound, hinges secure but with a surface crack between the front endpaper and the table of contents (both of which are creased), text block sound... View more info

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Home; or, The Parents' Assistant and Children's Friend

By: Tweedie, W. K.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norwich, Connecticut, The Henry Bill Publishing Company: 1873

Seller ID: 027310

Condition: Good


Norwich, Connecticut: The Henry Bill Publishing Company, 1873. Guide to managing the Victorian home, covering everything from child rearing to dealing with servants, education, authority, religion, much more. Illustrated throughout with engravings. Purple-brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and in blind, 423 pages. Front cover faded to light purplish brown, spine faded to tan, some edgewear, scuffing and spotting to the covers (but still attractive), good hinges, sound text block, presentation plate filled in and dated 1873, pages very clean with just a few minor instances of light f... View more info

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Buoys in Waters of the United States

By: United States Coast Guard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1942

Seller ID: 023954

Condition: Fair


Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1942. Published 1942. Blue-grey softcover containing a large folding chart showing The Significance of Shapes, Numbering, and Light Characteristics, for buoyage of the U.S. Coast Guard, along with ten pages of text on the lateral system of coloring and numbering and method of channel marking. The book is in fair condition with considerable cover spotting, a two-inch narrow tan paint streak below the title, additional wear, contents age-toned but clean.. Soft Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office. Volume XL, July 5 to September 27, 1887, Inclusive

By: US Patent Office

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036508

Condition: Fair


Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888. Original bound volume containing issues of the Gazette from July 5 to September 27, 1887. Externally fair, internally good to very good. Illustrated throughout with engravings. Three quarter gray cloth over marbled boards, 11" tall, 3.5" thick. Covers worn with front joint/hinge cracked but secure, ex-library with all expected markings, firm text block, slightly age-yellowed but very clean pages, long closed tear to one index page, no markings to the issues themselves.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall... View more info

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Favorite Poets Birthday Book. A Birthday Record for Every Day in the Year

By: Various Poets. Published By Cupples & Leon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples and Leon Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040018

Condition: Very Good


New York: Cupples and Leon Company, 1910. Undated, ca. 1910. A petite book to record birthdays or friends and family, with verses for each day of the year on the left-hand pages, blank lined pages to record names on the right. Very clean copy in red cloth with gilt lettering, about 4 5/8 inches tall. Vry light edge rubbing, good hinges, firm text block, pages very clean with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Guide to Penmanship and Letter Writing, Together with a Brief Treatise on Cards and Invitations

By: W. F. Parsons, C. W. Stone, Wm. C. Gage

Price: $245.00

Publisher: Battle Creek, Michigan, J. E. White: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034171

Condition: Good


Battle Creek, Michigan: J. E. White, 1883. First edition, 1883. Externally a little worn but internally very good. Victorian era guide to handwriting, fancy calligraphy, letter writing etiquette, cards and invitations, illustrated throughout in black and white. Pictorial hardcover with brown cloth spine, 9.5" tall, 130 pages plus two pages of advertisements. Covers rubbed, especially around the edges, with some surface soil, good hinges, sound text block, very slightly age-toned but very clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" ... View more info

Image for A Rhyming Dictionary: Answering at the Same Time the Purposes of Spelling and Pronouncing the English Language, on a Plan Not Hitherto Attempted; to which is added, an Index of Allowable Rhymes, with Authorities for Their Usage from Our Best Poets...

A Rhyming Dictionary: Answering at the Same Time the Purposes of Spelling and Pronouncing the English Language, on a Plan Not Hitherto Attempted; to which is added, an Index of Allowable Rhymes, with Authorities for Their Usage from Our Best Poets...

By: Walker, J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hudson, Ohio, Sawyer, Ingersoll and Co.: 1853

Seller ID: 034418

Condition: Good


Hudson, Ohio: Sawyer, Ingersoll and Co., 1853. Title page dated 1853. From the Fourth London edition. Brown blind stamped cloth with gilt spine lettering, 326 pages. Minor chipping to spine head, other external rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, age-toned endpapers, page clean, gift notation on front pastedown, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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Illustrated Guide to Sewing

By: Warch, Constance

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Fullerton, California, Plycon Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032596

Condition: Very Good


Fullerton, California: Plycon Press, 1975. First edition, first printing [1975]. Comprehensive illustrated guide to sewing women's, men's and children's clothing from pattern design through completion of a garment, with a focus on individuality. Developed for college level, suitable for beginning through advanced levels. Also includes full page photographs of quintessential mid-1970s fashion. Softcover with metal spiral binding, 12" x 9.5", various pagination, 1.25" thick. Some cover wear, contents clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to -... View more info

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Talk with Your Hands

By: Watson, David O. Illustrated by the Author. Foreword By Byron B. Burnes

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Winneconne, Wisconsin USA, Self Published: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020777

Condition: Very Good


Winneconne, Wisconsin USA: Self Published, 1964. First edition, 1964. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings showing hand motions necessary to communicate words and phrases, conveniently subdivided into parts of speech, as well as brief subject units. Two useful pocket-sized hand-sign alphabet cards loosely laid in at front. Denim blue cloth with heavy gilt cover lettering, illustrated title spread, 246 pages, with glossary index including nearly 1200 words. The book is in very good condition, looks and feels new, with sound text block, good hinges, two words written in ink on f... View more info

Image for Elements of Useful Knowledge Volume III: Containing a Historical and Geographical Account of the Empires and States in Europe, Asia and Africa, with Their Colonies...

Elements of Useful Knowledge Volume III: Containing a Historical and Geographical Account of the Empires and States in Europe, Asia and Africa, with Their Colonies...

By: Webster, Noah (1758-1843)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hartford, Connecticut, Hudson and Goodwin: 1812

Seller ID: 034427

Condition: Fair


Hartford, Connecticut: Hudson and Goodwin, 1812. Title page dated 1812. Worn but sound copy in marbled paper over wooden boards, brown leather spine, 6.5" tall, 288 pages. Covers rubbed with considerable chipping to the marbled paper, sound text block, free endpapers removed, chip to lower corner of one leaf (subject matter - Iceland) with some loss of text to the final five lines, pages uniformly age-browned, name of William H. Noyes, Stonington on final page, name of John Noyes, Stonington on front pastedown.. Hard Cover. Fair. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. View more info

Image for An Encyclopaedia of Domestic Economy: Comprising Such Subjects as are Most Immediately Connected with Housekeeping...

An Encyclopaedia of Domestic Economy: Comprising Such Subjects as are Most Immediately Connected with Housekeeping...

By: Webster, Thomas

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1845

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 035204

Condition: Good


New York: Harper & Brothers, 1845. First American edition, 1845. Thick volume containing everything you need to know to run a mid 19th century home. Full light brown leather with red spine label, marbled edges, 9.25" tall, about 3" thick, 1238 pages. Covers rubbed, spine dried and lightly crackled but archivally stabilized, good joints/hinges, sound text block, slightly age-yellowed but clean pages with only very light occasional scattered foxing, name and 1848 date on front free endpaper as well as modern name and address stamp in blue, pages otherwise unmarked. Topics include buildin... View more info

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Thieme-Preusser: New and Complete Critical Dictionary of the English and German Languages: Nues Vollstandiges Kritisches Worderbuch Der Englischen Und Deutschen Sprache

By: Wessely, Emanuel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hamburg, Germany, Haendcke & Lehmkuhl: 1883

Seller ID: 032832

Condition: Good


Hamburg, Germany: Haendcke & Lehmkuhl, 1883. 1883 German-English and English-German dictionary in black buckram cloth with gilt spine lettering. Covers rubbed, binding sound, pages age-yellowed but clean, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Genealogy of the Descendants of John White of Wenham and Lancaster, Massachusetts. Volume I 1638-1900

By: White, Almira Larkin

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Haverhill, MA, Chase Brothers: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039455

Condition: Fair


Haverhill, MA: Chase Brothers, 1900. First edition, undated, ca. 1900. First of four volumes, this one covering 1638-1900. Worn and with front free endpaper absent, begins at page 3 entitled Explanations. White family history beginning with John White (c1602-1673) of Somerset, England, married to John, daughter of Richard and Maudlin Staple-Cooke West, emigrating to Salem, MA in 1639, then on the Wenham and Lancaster. Thick volume in green cloth with gilt spine lettering, 930 pages, several black and white plates, fully indexed. Covers worn and rubbed with fraying to the spine ends, hinges int... View more info

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Preparatory and College Latin Courses in English (Condensed and Consolidated)

By: Wilkinson, William Cleaver

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Chautauqua Press: 1889

Seller ID: 028387

Condition: Good


New York: Chautauqua Press, 1889. Attractive but lightly stained book from 1889, bright rust colored cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and black, folding color frontis map of the Roman Empire, 498 pages plus publisher's ads. Very light old transparent stain to covers but darker stains to the outer margins of the final fifty pages or so, confined entirely to the margins and not affecting text. Little wear, good hinges, firm text block, pages otherwise very clean with a name on the front free endpaper. Publisher leaflet laid in loosely at the front.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" -... View more info