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Gold Leaf Techniques for the Sign Painter

By: Le Blanc, Raymond J

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, The Signs of the Times Publishing Co.: 1979

Seller ID: 036776

ISBN: 0911380094

Condition: Very Good


Cincinnati, OH: The Signs of the Times Publishing Co., 1979. Fourth printing, 1979. Red softcover, 224 pages, illustrated with examples. Near fine condition with tight binding, clean pages, name of distribution company stamp at bottom of final page, no other markings. Looks and feels never read.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Alphabets and Ornaments (Picture Archives)

By: Lehner, Ernest

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Dover Publications: 1968

Seller ID: 034261

ISBN: 0486219054

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: Dover Publications, 1968. Softcover in very good condition with light edgewear, sound binding, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

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Vital Records, Town of Harwich, Massachusetts, 1694-1850

By: Louise H. Kelley, Dorothy Straw

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Harwich, MA, Harwich Historical Society: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 039457

ISBN: 0884920402

Condition: Good


Harwich, MA: Harwich Historical Society, 1982. First edition, 1982, signed by one of the authors on the title page. Glazed maroon hardcover, no dustjacket as issued. Some rubbing to the corners, shallow non-structural vertical crease to the spine, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages with a name inside the front cover, no other markings. A few handwritten pages of additional genealogical material laid in loosely at the front.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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The Practical Telegraphist, and Guide to the Telegraph Service. Wyman's Technical Series

By: Lynd, William

Price: $135.00

Publisher: London, Wyman & Sons: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037777

Condition: Good


London: Wyman & Sons, 1884. First edition, 1884. Guide to learning telegraphy as well as procedures for work in the British telegraphy offices. Includes not only the codes but the electronics involved. Emerald green cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in blind, 7.25" tall. Some rubbing to the extremities and two small holes to the spine cloth, some minor ink spattering to the lower edge of the front cover and spine, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Divided Hearts. Massachusetts Loyalists 1765-1790. A Biographical Directory

By: Maas, David E.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Massachusetts, Society of Colonial Wars; New England Genealogical Society: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039468

Condition: Very Good


Massachusetts: Society of Colonial Wars; New England Genealogical Society, 1980. First edition, 1980. Softcover with light edgewear, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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The Clan Donald

By: MacDonald, Donald, of Castleton

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Loanhead: Midlothian: Scotland, Macdonald Publishers: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031298

ISBN: 0904265218

Condition: Very Good


Loanhead: Midlothian: Scotland: Macdonald Publishers, 1978. First edition [1978]. Royal blue hardcover printed in gilt, off-shite dustjacket with color crest. The book has some spots to the lower corners of the covers, light edgewear, good hinges, firm text block, name and address on front free endpaper, pages clean and otherwise unmarked. The mylar protected dustjacket has some edgewear and light shelf soil as well as a little clear patterning to the dustjacket which may be intentional or just an attractive sign of age.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" -... View more info

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Power Transformed: The Age-Slow Deliverance of the Folk and Now the Potential Deliverance of the Nations from the Rule of Force

By: MacIver, R. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036005

Condition: Very Good


New York: The Macmillan Company, 1964. First edition, stated first printing, 1964. Black cloth with dustjacket. Very good condition, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings, dustjacket unclipped and in mylar protector.. 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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A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records 3 vols.

By: Manwaring, Charles W.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Genealogical Publishing Co.: 1995

Seller ID: 035901

ISBN: 0806314729

Condition: Very Good


Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1995. Three volumes, 1995 printing (originally printed 1904 and 1906). Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Near fine condition, look and feel barely used, firm bindings, very clean pages, no names or other markings, minor scuff to the front cover of the first volulme near spine edge.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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The Book of All Terriers

By: Marvin, John T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Howell Book House: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039938

Condition: Good


New York: Howell Book House, 1964. First edition, 1964. Illustrated in black and white. Pictorial hardcover without dustjacket. Some use-related soil to the covers, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a name neatly written on the front free endpaper, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Maine Pioneer Ancestors

By: Mary H. Dormer and Rosemary E. Bachelor

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Maine, Downeast Ancestry; Maine Pioneer Ancestry Project: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039471

Condition: Good


Maine: Downeast Ancestry; Maine Pioneer Ancestry Project, 1980. Undated, ca. 1980. Softcover with binder tape over stapled spine, 92 pages. Some uneven fading to the front cover, sound binding, clean pages, name and Fall 1980 date written at top of front cover, no other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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'Olelo No'eau: Hawaiian Proverbs & Poetical Sayings. Bishop Museum Anniversary Edition

By: Mary Kawena Pukui. Illustrated By Dietrich Varez

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Honolulu, HI, Bishop Museum Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039150

ISBN: 0910240914

Condition: Very Good


Honolulu, HI: Bishop Museum Press, 1983. Anniversary edition, 1983. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Special Publication No. 71. Green and brick red cltoh with green cloth slipcase with cover label. About fine condition except for a gift notation from Norman and Nancy Piinaia on the half-title, otherwise looks and feels new and unread. The slipcase is also near fine with just a trace of shelf rubbing.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good Slipcase. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Terriers

By: Matheson, Darley

Price: $135.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039933

Condition: Good


London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1922. First edition 1922. With 31 black and white illustrations of dogs typical for their specific terrier breed. Worn but sound book in green cloth with gilt spine lettering, no dustjacket. Spine faded to greenish brown, chips to spoine ends, two inch surface (not structural) separation of cloth at the lower front joint, good hinges, text block sound but not tight, plates very good, pages age-toned with some occasional age-speckling, name and 1922 date neatly written at top of front free endpaper, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - ov... View more info

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The Scientific and Literary Treasury; A New and Popular Encyclopaedia of The Belles Lettres...

By: Maunder, Samuel

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans: 1841

Seller ID: 036383

Condition: Fair


London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1841. New edition, 1841. Three quarter brown smooth leather over brown cloth, gilt spine ruling and lettering, frontis engraving, 6.75" tall, 2" thick. Extremities rubbed, other wear, surface crackling to spine that has been well stabilized, binding sound, pages age-yellowed but clean with some old dampstaining to the first several pages, gift notation on title page.. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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Nouvelles Contemporaines

By: McConnell, Francis John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Aquila Communications Ltd: 1973

Seller ID: 009821

ISBN: 0885100123

Condition: Very Good


Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Aquila Communications Ltd, 1973. Published 1973. In French. Softcover, 111 pages. Light edgewear, internally very clean with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Truth About Cosmetics

By: McDonough, Everett G.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, The Drug and Cosmetic Industry: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028981

Condition: Good


New York: The Drug and Cosmetic Industry, 1937. First edition [1937], unevenly faded but sound copy. Discussion of early 20th century cosmetics, hair and skin care, perfumes, beauty shops, etc. Green cloth, no dustjacket. Spine and outer edges of front cover a bit faded, light edgewear, front hinge just starting to crack internally but is secure, sound text block, some age-browning to endpapers, pages clean and free from names or other markings, very tiny chips to the outer edges of a few pages.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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History of the Irish Settlers in North America from the Earliest Period to the Census of 1850

By: McGee, Thomas D'Arcy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Heritage Books: 1989

Seller ID: 034931

ISBN: 1556132123

Condition: Good


U.S.A.: Heritage Books, 1989. Good quality 1989 facimile reprint of the 1851 original. Softcover with some light foxing to the outer edge of the text block binding firm, pages clean, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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Fantastic Trees : Marvels and Monstrosities of the Arboreal World

By: Menninger, Edwin A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024178

Condition: Very Good


New York: The Viking Press, 1967. First edition, 1967. Olive cloth with gilt and black spine lettering, 304 pages with extensive index, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in near fine condition, looks and feels about new, with sound text block, good hinges, embossed personal blindstamps on first four leaves, clean contents free from other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition, clean and pleasantly age-toned, with some edgewear including rubbed and chipped extreme spine ends. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8v... View more info

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Moore's Rural New-Yorker - Volume XVII, 1866: An Agricultural and Family Newspaper, Dedicated to the Home Interests of Both Country and Town Residents

By: Moore, D. D. T.

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Rochester, New York, D. D. T. Moore: 1866

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035036

Condition: Very Good


Rochester, New York: D. D. T. Moore, 1866. Handsomely bound volume containing all 52 weekly issues of this agriculture oriented newspaper, filled with news, advertisements, feature articles and "illustrated with beautiful and costly engravings". Three quarter brown grained leather over lighter brown cloth raised spine bands with gilt lettering and decoration, about 19.5" tall. Small scuffed area to lower edge of front cover nearest the spine, firm binding, clean pages with some light to moderate foxing to mainly the first and last few issues, minor insect damage to periphery of pas... View more info

Image for Memorial of the Morses; Containing the History of Seven Puritans of the Names of Morse and Moss, Who Settled in America in the Seventeenth Century ....

Memorial of the Morses; Containing the History of Seven Puritans of the Names of Morse and Moss, Who Settled in America in the Seventeenth Century ....

By: Morse, Abner

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, New England Historic Genealogical Society: 1985

Seller ID: 031131

Condition: Very Good


Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1985. Professionally bound book ca. 1985 reproducing the 1850 original, by the Photoduplication Program of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. Black buckram cloth with gilt spine lettering. Minor shelfwear, firm binding, clean pages with some additional genealogical information included, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

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Biological and Social Factors in Psycholinguistics

By: Morton, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Urbana, Illinois, University of Illinois Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010166

ISBN: 0252001729

Condition: Fine


Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 1970. First edition, 1970. Black cloth, 215 pages, dustjacket. The book looks and feels new and unread, with a firm binding and very clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has just a tiny corner chip at the lower outside corner. Series of nine essays, including: The Roots of Language; Can Humans Talk?; Explaining Linguistic Universals; Comparing and Contrasting; What Could Possibly Be Innate?; The Grammar of Sign Language and the Problems of Language Universals; Social and Natura... View more info