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What America Owes to Woman: The National Exposition Souvenir

By: Farmer, Lydia Hoyt (editor); Julia Ward Howe (intro.)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Buffalo, Chicago, New York, Charles Wells Moulton: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001166

Condition: Near Fine


Ivory cloth, gilt-stamped. Unavoidably soiled covers (given color), but remarkably well preserved, with corners intact, slightly rubbed extremities. Beveled cover edges, deckled text block edges. Firm binding, clean interior, just a bit toned along edges. Former owner signature on front flyleaf. Exceptionally well preserved copy. View more info

George Washington, Republican Aristocrat

By: Fay, Bernard

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010220

Condition: VG+


Light blue cloth, light red title label on spine panel. xvi,297, illus. Cloth is lightly spotted in a few places, with modestly sunned spine panel, gently rubbed at extremities. Original bookseller's tag from Parnassus Bookshop (Philadelphia) on front pastedown. Final leaf (index) and rear flyleaf each show a vertical crease. View more info

Racial Factors in American Industry

By: Feldman, Herman; Raymond B. Fosdick (fwd.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016423

Condition: Good


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Moderate shelf wear, some surface rubbing. Nominally ex-library, handwritten call number on lower spine, frayed at head of spine, with book plate from the Trevor Arnett Library, Atlanta University. xiv,318 pp., interior a bit toned, with several leaves showing creased top corners from having been dog-eared. A few instances of light underlining or marginal bracketing in pencil. View more info

Complex Image: Faith and Method in American Autobiography

By: Fichtelberg, Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012418

ISBN: 0812281462

Condition: Fine


Light gold cloth. xiii,243 pp. As issued. View more info

Barry or Jones: "Father of the U. S. Navy" - Historical Reconnaissance [SIGNED]

By: Fink, Leo Gregory

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Jefferies and Manz: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 031526

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps, French flaps. Light shelf wear. Firm, square binding. Light foxing inside cover, otherwise clean. 138 pp., illus. Signed by author on title page. View more info

Days of History: 200 Years Ago Revolutionary Era [1775: First Year of Revolution in the American Colonies]

By: Fiore, Jordan D.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Taunton, MA, Historic Reproductions: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003305

Condition: Fine


Day by day chronology/account of events of 1774 and 1775, leading up to the Revolutionary War. As issued; dust jacket flap folds very slightly rubbed. [vii],90 pp., illus., color plates. View more info

Maitres de la premiere generation du vingtieme siecle: A group of paintings in the Collection of Peter and Elizabeth Rubel, New York

By: Fischer, Marcel (fwd.); Peter and Elizabeth Rubel (intro.); Georg Schmidt (essay)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Zurich, Switzerland, Swiss Institute for Art Research: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032377

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color illus. wraps. Lightly soiled covers, mild binding lean with short title handwritten on lower spine, light vertical crease paralleling front cover fore-edge. 102 pp., 45 catalogued entries, illus. w/ full page plates, some color. Text in German and English. View more info

Workshops in the Wilderness: The European Response to American Industrialization 1830-1860

By: Fisher, Marvin

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York and London, Oxford University Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001130

Condition: Fine


Essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows lightly sunned spine panel, rubbed extremities and flap folds, clipped front flap. ix,238 pp. View more info

The True Benjamin Franklin

By: Fisher, Sydney George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1899

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 044626

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth, lettered and bordered in black, with gilt front cover printing press device. Cloth is modestly soiled with several light moisture rings on front cover, spine panel a bit toned, small abrasion at head of front joint. Firm binding, clean interior. Stated 2nd edition. 369 pp. View more info

Around the "Pan" with Uncle Hank - His Trip Through the Pan-American Exposition

By: Fleming, Thomas

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Nut Shell Publishing Co.: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028820

Condition: VG+


Dark olive-brown pebbled cloth, lettered and decorated in black. Modest shelf wear, a bit rubbed at spine extremities and corners, bottom corners mildly bumped (not exposed). 262 pp., well illus. w/ cartoon-like drawings throughout. Text block edges are a bit toned by age; the interior is bright and clean, with firm, square binding. Quite respectably preserved. View more info

100 Keys: Names Across the Land

By: Fletcher, Christine

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Nashville, TN and New York, Abingdon Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001122

ISBN: 0687290775

Condition: Near Fine


Very slightly rubbed extremities, virtually as issued. Dust jacket lightly rubbed at extremities and corners. 288 pp. View more info

Mexico Under Maximilian

By: Flint, Henry M.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, National Publishing Company: 1867

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019827

Condition: VG+


Dark green pebbled cloth, bordered and with front panel device in blind, lettered on spine panel in gilt. 258 pp. Minor shelf wear, with spine panel and lettering somewhat dulled by age, top text block edge darkened and some spotting to other text block edges. Light scattered interior foxing, but generally clean and intact, with firm binding. Nicely intact copy of what appears to be the scarce first edition of this work. View more info

The True George Washington

By: Ford, Paul Leicester

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1902

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 046601

ISBN: B000883BHS

Condition: VG+


Tan cloth, lettered/decorated in black and gilt, top edge in gilt. 9th ed. (1902). Mildly soiled covers. Firm binding, clean interior beyond former owner's book plate mounted on front fixed endsheet, ownership inscription on front flyleaf, some penciled notes on rear flyleaf. Some toning to front endpapers. 319 pp. View more info

Journals of the Continental Congress 1774-1789, Edited from the Original Records in the Library of Congress [Complete in 34 Volumes + Index]

By: Ford, Worthington Chauncey, Gaillard Hunt, John C. Fitzpatrick, and Rosco R. Hill (editors); Kenneth E. Harris and Steven D. Tilley (index compilers)

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: New York and London, Johnson Reprint Corp.: 1968

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 044690

Condition: Near Fine


Volumes 1-34, complete, with Vols. 1-5 and 7-34 uniformly bound in olive green cloth, spine panels lettered in gold foil, Vol. 6 supplied in the original 1906 edition published by the GPO. All except Vol. 6 first ptgs. thus (1968), facsimiles of the original editions. Most volumes show slight surface rubbing and very minor indications of use, with a few displaying a minor binding lean, all volumes Near Fine to Fine; Vol. 6 (pale yellow cloth) VG with mild soiling to covers. Index (1976), bound in tan buckram, Near Fine, also with minor soiling to covers. Clean and unmarked interiors. Volu... View more info

From the Palaces to the Pike: Visions of the 1904 World's Fair

By: Fox, Timothy J., and Sneddeker, Duane R.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: St. Louis, MO, Missouri Historical Society Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037109

ISBN: 1883982197

Condition: VG+


Stiff color illus. wraps, oblong format. Mild shelf wear with minor rubbing to corners and spine extremities, light creases to top corners on front and back covers. Text block fore-edge projects approx. 1/16" beyond cover fore-edges, but binding is firm and fully intact. Minor handling wear. [xiv],262 pp., fully illus., many full-page b&w photographic plates. View more info

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin: Volumes I-XXI [1-21], 1706-1775

By: Franklin, Benjamin; Leonard W. Labaree (editor); Whitfield J. Bell, Jr. and Ralph L. Ketcham (assoc. editors); Helen C. Boatfield, Helene H. Fineman, James H. Hutson, Dorothy W. Bridgwater, Mary L. Hart, Claude A. Lopez, G. B. Warden, Catherine M. Prelin

Price: $675.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1959

Seller ID: 043122

Condition: Near Fine


Partial run of the collected Papers of Benjamin Franklin, volumes I-XXI (published 1959-78, covering 6 Jan. 1706- 22 Mar. 1775) of a set currently numbering 42 volumes. All 21 volumes uniformly bound in brown cloth, with front cover device and spine panel lettering in gilt, top text block edges stained red. Uniformly slight shelf wear, all volumes Near Fine to Fine, with clean, unmarked interiors. All volumes are in dust jackets, most showing mild toning to spine panels, most Near Fine with several VG due to closed tears or creasing, some with price-clipped flaps, all in new mylar. Volumes... View more info

Mr. Franklin: A Selection from his Personal Letters

By: Franklin, Benjamin; Leonard W. Labaree and Whitfield J. Bell, Jr. (editors)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026117

Condition: Near Fine


Green 1/4 cloth, decorated paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Slightly rubbed spine extremities, slight exposure at bottom corners. xxii,63 pp., illus. in b&w, color. View more info

We Won't Murder: The History of Non-Violence [Being the Story of Men Who Followed Their Conscientious Scruples and Helped Give Life to Democracy]

By: French, Paul Comly

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048928

ISBN: B000HW2XAG

Condition: VG+


Red cloth. Front flyleaf shows former owner's signature and ownership stamp, another owner's book plate. Modest toning to endpapers and hinges. Firm binding, clean interior. x,11-189 pp. Illus. dust jacket shows toned spine panel, rubbed joints with partial separation along rear joint, some chipping at corners, mild dampstaining, now in mylar. View more info

The Art of Splitting Stone: Early Rock Quarrying Methods in Pre-Industrial New England 1630-1825 [Second Edition]

By: Gage, Mary, and James Gage

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Amesbury, MA, Powwow River Books: 2005

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008487

ISBN: 0971791023

Condition: As New


1st ptg. of Second Edition (2005), limited to 250 copies. As issued. Scarce. View more info

America's Past in Pencil: A Sketchbook of Historic Homes

By: Gilbert, Eugene, and Olive Fielding Marrical

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Santa Ana, CA, First American Title Insurance Co.: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036851

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff tan wraps, illus./lettered in black. Light shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. [iii],116 pp., illus. View more info

America's Past in Pencil: A Sketchbook of Historic Homes

By: Gilbert, Eugene, and Olive Fielding Marrical

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Santa Ana, CA, First American Title Insurance Co.: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036901

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff tan wraps, illus./lettered in black. Light shelf wear, with 1 1/2" soil mark (possibly a coffee stain?) on upper front cover near binding edge, otherwise unmarked. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. [iii],116 pp., illus. View more info

Lessons Learned the Hard Way: A Personal Report [SIGNED]

By: Gingrich, Newt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 039222

ISBN: 0060191066

Condition: Fine


Blue and gold paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil, author's facsimile signature in black on lower front cover. Very slight binding lean probably original to issue. Color pictorial dust jacket now in mylar. viii,229 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Signed by author in blue marker on upper half-title, full signature, no inscription or date. View more info

Zones of International Friction: The Great Lakes Frontier, Canada, The West Indies, India, 1748-1754 [The British Empire before the American Revolution, Vol. V (5)]

By: Gipson, Lawrence Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1967

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 032295

Condition: Fine


Red cloth, lettered in gilt. As issued. Dust jacket slightly age-toned, with 1/2" closed tear and pinhole tear along top front edge, 1" closed tear along top rear edge, now in mylar. lvi,352,lix pp. First issued in 1942. View more info

The Smoking Gun: A Dossier of Secret, Surprising, and Salacious Documents

By: Green, Daniel; Glauber, Barbara; Bastone, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Co.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018834

ISBN: 0316611107

Condition: Near Fine


Very slight corner/edge wear, remainder mark on bottom text block edge. Square,uncreased binding. [viii],216 pp., illus. View more info

Marvelous Possessions: The Wonder of the New World

By: Greenblatt, Stephen

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chicago, IL, University Of Chicago Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049035

ISBN: 0226306518

Condition: Fine


Light blue paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Former owner's signature/date inked at top corner of front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. xiii,202 pp. View more info