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Milwaukee Under the Charter, from 1847 to 1853, Inclusive [Vol. III (3)]

By: Buck, James S.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, Symes, Swain and Co., Printers: 1884

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038575

Condition: VG-


Original dark brown pebbled cloth, city insignia on front cover in gilt, spine panel lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear with mild tanning and faded lettering to spine panel, some exposure at corners, toned text block edges. Firm binding with mended rear hinge showing surface paper loss in the gutter. Book plate mounted on blank verso of front flyleaf. 506 pp., illus. w/ engraved portrait plates, also illus. in text. Some notes in pencil on a rear blank, otherwise unmarked. Very scarce. View more info

Henry Meyer: An Early Pennsylvania German Poet / The Saga of the Pennsylvania Germans in Wisconsin [Pennsylvania German Folklore Society Vol. XIX (19) (1954)]

By: Buffington, Albert F. and M. Walter Dundore [Preston A. Barba (editor)]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Pennsylvania German Folklore Society: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034689

Condition: Fine


Natural linen, illus. and lettered in red, with deckled edges. [vi],178 pp., illus. w/ decorative capitals, head- and tail-pieces. As issued. View more info

The Old Northwest: Pioneer Period 1815-1840 [Two Volumes]

By: Buley, R. Carlyle

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press: 1951

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 001284

Condition: Good


2nd ptg., 1951, originally issued 1950 by Indiana Historical Society. Red cloth, complete in two volumes, lacks slipcase. Covers show light to moderate dampstaining/spotting, with rear portion of one volume showing minor separation from underboard. One edge nick/chip along one fore-edge, soiled spine panels. Interior leaves of Vol. I show very minor waviness from slight moisture contact. Firm bindings, crisp and clean interiors. xvi,632 + x,686 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

A True Picture of Emigration [Lakeside Classics No. 34]

By: Burlend, Rebecca; Milo Milton Quaife (editor)

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Lakeside Press-R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co.: 1936

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 042507

ISBN: B001RKN3AQ

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Embossed ownership stamp on lower front flyleaf. Firm binding, clean and unmarked interior. xxxi,167 pp., frontis., folding map (mildly toned) at p. 42. View more info

One Hundred and Fifty Years: An Exhibit Commemorating the Sesquicentennial of Indiana Statehood [Lilly Library Publication No. III]

By: Byrd, Cecil K., and William R. Cagle (editors, curators)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, The Lilly Library, Indiana University: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032296

Condition: Fine


Blue stiff wraps, lettered/illus. in gilt. 94 pp., illus., w/ accompanying insert reproducing the original census taken to establish whether the Indiana Territory had sufficient population to petition for statehood. Very slight foxing to rear colophon, otherwise essentially as issued, in clear PVC wrap likely not original to issue. Limited to 2,000 copies. View more info

Indiana: Intellectually She Rolls Her Own

By: Cobb, Irvin S.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001323

Condition: Good


Cobb's America Guyed Books. Illustrated boards. Rubbed joints and edges, with chipped extremities, a few soil marks, lightly toned spine panel. Former owner signature on front flyleaf, else clean interior. 54 pp., illus. View more info

Cutter's Official Guide to Hot Springs, Arkansas (1917)

By: Cutter, John Milton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Silverthorne, CO, VISTABOOKS: 1997

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 045524

ISBN: 0896460576

Condition: Very Good


Booklet, stiff white wraps, lettered/illus. in green and gold, oblong format. Mild staining (coffee?) to upper front cover, minor handling wear, rub with minor loss at bottom binding corner through first half of text block. 52 pp., illus. Facsimile reprint of 1917 issue. View more info

Dayton Inventions: Fact and Fiction

By: Dalton, Curt

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dayton, OH, Dayton History: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034239

ISBN: 0972096515

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff blue tinted pictorial wraps. Minor shelf wear, slight area of surface paper loss on lower rear cover. 74 pp., illus. w/ photos. Very scarce. View more info

Athens, Ohio: The Village Years

By: Daniel, Robert L.; Ohio Univ Prtxt

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Athens, OH, Ohio University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009828

ISBN: 0821411950

Condition: New


432 pp., illus. Brand new, unopened in original publisher's shrinkwrap. View more info

Journal of Thomas Dean: A Voyage to Indiana in 1817 [Cover title: A Journey to Indiana in 1817]

By: Dean, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fort Wayne, IN, Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County: 1955

Edition: First Separate

Seller ID: 009963

Condition: Near Fine


1st thus, originally issued by the author's grandson in 1918. Records the author's experiences in traveling by water from central New York to central Indiana. Yellow wraps, very slightly soiled on rear panel, otherwise as issued. Booklet, 74 pp. Scarce in any form. View more info

Ozarks Country

By: Deane, Ernie

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Branson, MO, The Ozarks Mountaineer: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029055

Condition: Very Good


Stiff illus. wraps. Modest shelf wear, covers lightly soiled/foxed. Light creasing to corners. Square, uncreased binding. [vi],200 pp., illus. Former owner's address stamp on front flyleaf. View more info

History of Wayne County, Ohio, from the Days of the Pioneers and First Settlers to the Present Time

By: Douglass, Ben

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Wooster, OH, Unigraphic, Inc. for Wayne County Genealogical Section of Historical Society: 1973

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 032196

Condition: Near Fine


Light brown buckram, lettered in gold. Light shelf wear, text block edges slightly soiled. 868,50 pp., w/ new every-name index. Facsimile reprint of original 1878 edition published by Robert Douglass, Indianapolis. View more info

Ballads and Songs from Ohio

By: Eddy, Mary O.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, J. J. Augustin: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041562

Condition: VG+


Maroon buckram, lettered and with front cover device in ivory. Light shelf wear, top rear corner slightly frayed, text block edges a bit toned by age. Spine lettering is mostly rubbed away. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

History of Illinois, from 1778 to 1833; and Life and Times of Ninian Edwards

By: Edwards, Ninian W.

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Springfield, IL, Illinois State Journal Co.: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001359

Condition: Very Good


Brown pebbled cloth, lettered in gilt, bevelled edges. Ex-library w/ usual marks/stamps but only very modest wear. Call label on lower spine, slightly rubbed extremities, curled but intact corners. Firm binding, interior just the least bit toned. 549,iii pp. Overall, a decently preserved reference copy of the original (1870) edition. View more info

Born in the Ozark Breaks of the Ozark Mountains

By: Emery, H. Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Clinton, MO, The Printery: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038582

Condition: Near Fine


Red buckram, lettered in gold foil. A few slight spots of foxing on text block edges, exterior otherwise as issued. Firm binding, clean interior. 146 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Memoir of growing up and coming of age in the Ozarks in the '20s and '30s. View more info

Disarming the Prairie [Creating the North American Landscape] [INSCRIBED]

By: Evans, Terry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins University Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 046376

ISBN: 0801859352

Condition: Fine


INSCRIBED. Stiff color pictorial wraps. Very slight shelf wear, mild binding lean original to issue. Unpaginated, illus. w/ color plates. Inscribed by author/photographer on lower main title, full signature, personalized, dated Dec. 1998. Scarce signed copy. View more info

It Could Happen Only in the U.S.: A Coal Miner's Son Describes his Remarkable Career That Led from Pigeon Run, Ohio to the Summit of American Industry

By: Fairless, Benjamin F.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Self-Published: 1957

Edition: First in Book Form

Seller ID: 030191

Condition: Near Fine


Gray cloth, gilt on burgundy title cartouche on front cover. Light shelf wear. 55 pp., b&w photographs. View more info

In Sunflower Land: Stories of God's Own Country

By: Field, Roswell Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, F. J. Schulte & Co.: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001404

Condition: Good


Ex-library with typical marks/stamps. Toned spine panel and cloth toward edges, though gilt remains bright. Modestly rubbed joints, corners, extremities. Firm binding, internally clean beyond library marks. Quite acceptable as reference copy. Olive cloth, deckled fore-edge, gilt accents. 257 pp. View more info

Sycamore Shores [SIGNED]

By: Firestone, Clark B.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Co.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001278

Condition: VG+


Orange cloth, endpaper maps, b&w plates. Light shelf wear, lightly toned spine panel. xi,247 pp. Firm binding, clean interior. Former owner bookplate on front pastedown. Front panel of dust jacket neatly clipped and tipped in near front. Signed on half-title by author. Stated 1st edition. View more info

A History of Illinois from its Commencement as a State in 1818 to 1847 [Vol. I + II, Complete] [Lakeside Classics Nos. 43-44]

By: Ford, Gov. Thomas; Milo Milton Quaife (editor, intro.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Lakeside Press-R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co.: 1945

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 042502

ISBN: B001CSA7M0

Condition: Near Fine


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. Christmas keepsake annuals for 1945, 1946. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, spine lettering in "Ford's" slightly rubbed on Vol. I, otherwise nearly as issued. Embossed ownership stamp on lower front flyleaf of each volume. Firm bindings, clean and unmarked interiors. liv,374 + xl,371 pp., frontis. portrait, folding map in Vol. I, publisher's compliments card laid in. 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

Put-in-Bay: Its History

By: Frohman, Charles E.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Columbus, OH, Ohio Historical Society: 1974

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 001254

Condition: Near Fine


2nd ptg.: 1974. Orig. issued 1971. Light shelf wear. 156 pp., illus. View more info

Ballads and Songs of Southern Michigan

By: Gardner, Emelyn Elizabeth, and Geraldine Jencks Chickering (editors)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI and London, University of Michigan Press/Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041505

ISBN: B0000CW3A8

Condition: Near Fine


Red buckram, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf wear, text block edges a bit toned by age. Dust jacket mildly soiled with tanned spine panel, 1/8" loss at head of spine and mild rubbing along edges, now in mylar. View more info

Ballads and Songs of Southern Michigan

By: Gardner, Emelyn Elizabeth, and Geraldine Jencks Chickering (editors)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI and London, University of Michigan Press/Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041731

ISBN: B0000CW3A8

Condition: Very Good


Red buckram, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf wear. Ex-library copy, lightly marked/stamped, no circulation apparatus, no external marks except stamp on bottom text block edge. Several internal stamps, vertical crease and minor top edge loss to front flyleaf. Dust jacket toned along spine panel with surface loss toward heel (call label removal), 1" strip of loss along top front edge, some edge rubbing, now in mylar. View more info

The Bonnie and Clyde Scrapbook: The Letters, Poems and Diaries of Bonnie Parker

By: Gelman, B., and R. Lackmann

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, Nostalgia Press/Personality Posters:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029629

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, oblong format, stiff pictorial wraps. Very slight handling wear, virtually as issued. [64] pp., fully illus. w/ b&w photographs, including actual historical photos (morgue and others) as well as stills from the 1967 Beatty/Dunaway movie. Exceptionally scarce. View more info