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Wolves Against The Moon A Narrative of Romance & History

By: Altrocchi, Julia Cooley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Pageant Book Company: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A35914

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ and has a Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed on the front endpaper by the author. There is a previous owner's address label on the front pastedown page. Laid in is a postcard signed by the author. The dust jacket has several edge nicks, tears and chips missing, along with spots of discoloration and toning, especially the spine. "Julia Cooley Altrocchi , author and poet, resided in Berkeley, California upon graduation from Vassar Colle... View more info

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Dark Trees To The Wind A Cycle of York State Years

By: Carmer, Carl

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, William Sloane Associates: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A37420

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author on the half title page. The dust jacket has edge wear, nicking, several small edge tears and noticeable chips missing, especially to the top spine end. "Carl Lamson Carmer (October 16, 1893 - September 11, 1976) was an American author of nonfiction books, memoirs, and novels, many of... View more info

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Cherished Memories Of the Life of a Tennessee Girl

By: Cheek, Mrs. James

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Bedrock Press: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35892

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and medium sized chips missing. "Prior to the arrival of white settlers in present-day Sevier County in the mid-18th century, the area had been inhabited for as many as 20,000 years by nomadic and semi-nomadic Native Americans. In the mid-16th century, Spanish expeditions led b... View more info

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A Handbook For The Exhibition Buildings of Colonial Williamsburg

By: Colonial Williamsburg

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Williamsburg, VA, Colonial Williamsburg: 1937

Seller ID: A37673

Condition: Very Good+


This is a trade sized paperback book with cardstock covers and a glued and sewn binding. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. "Colonial Williamsburg is a living-history museum and private foundation presenting part of an historic district in the city of Williamsburg, Virginia, United States. Colonial Williamsburg's 301-acre (122 ha) Historic Area includes buildings from the ... View more info

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The Passing Of Spain And The Ascendency Of America

By: Crabtree, J. B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA, The King-Richardson Publishing Co.: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37167

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. "The Spanish–American War: The main issue was Cuban independence. Revolts had been occurring for some years in Cuba against Spanish rule. The U. S. Later backed these revolts upon entering the Spanish–American War. There had been war scares before, as in the Virginius Affair in 1873, but in the late 1890s, U. S. Public opinion... View more info

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Village Year A Sac Prairie Journal

By: Derleth, August

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Coward - McCann, Inc.: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29500

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is previous owner's inked name, address and notation on the reverse of the front endpaper. This copy has been signed, with an inscription, on the half title page by the author. The dust jacket has edge wear, tears, rubbed and nicked spots along with a large chip to the front panel. "Sac Prairie, Wisconsin, is rapidly becoming a place name in American letters, since it has served as the... View more info

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North Caroline A Guide to the Old North State

By: Federal Writers' Project Of The Works Progress Administration / American Guide Series

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Univerity of North Carolina Press: 1944

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A36387

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The half title page has a bit of glue residue from a previous owner's bookplate which has been removed. The map at the rear of the book is in nice clean condition. "The American Guide Series was a group of books and pamphlets published in 1937–41 under the auspices of the Federal Writers' Project (FWP) , a Depression... View more info

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The Story Of Boston

By: Gilman, Arthur (M. A. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1889

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36299

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light edge wear, bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The spine has several small patches of biopredation (loss of color to the cloth from bugs nibbling the sizing) . The text pages are clean and bright. "The Story of Boston deals with the doings of a community of earnest men who for eightscore years had no considerable interests except those connected with politics and religion. F... View more info

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Hard Times In Idaho Between The Great Wars

By: Hanson, Sam and Others

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boise, ID, Idaho State University Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A37296

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a larger than trade sized paperback book with cardstock covers in a plastic spine. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers have some light rubbing and ground-in dirt. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed on the introduction page by one of the authors (Sam Hanson). This book contains a series of essays / biographical sketches. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Boston The Place and the People

By: Howe, M. A. De Wolfe

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A37043

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. The book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners have some light bumping and rubbing. The spine joints have some light rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author and also by the illustrator on the title page. "Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States, founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene of several key events of the American Revolution, ... View more info

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The Spanish Pioneeers

By: Lummis, Charles F.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, A. C. McClurg & Company: 1893

Edition: 7th Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A33567

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The spine joints have some rubbing and beginning fraying, as do the corners of the book covers. The top rear book cover has a patch of light water marking. The text pages are clean and bright. Both front and rear endpapers have patches of toning. This copy includes a signed inscription by the author on the front endpaper. "Charles Fletcher Lummis (March 1, 1859... View more info

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Atlanta: Captial Of The South A New Completely Revised Edition

By: Miller, Paul W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Oliver Durrell, Inc.: 1949

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: A35773

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good only dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge nicks, tears and spots of rubbing, along with several edge tears and chips, along with edge wear, rubbing and tearing to the front spine joint. There are several spots of tape shadow, or tape where a former owner tried to repair the reverse of the dust jacket. "Atlanta is the capital and most po... View more info

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The Negro Year Book 1946-1947

By: Murray, Florence

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tuskegee, AL, Negro Year Book: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36944

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- condition. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There is a previous owner's ink stamped name and address on the front pastedown and front endpaper. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has edge wear, rubbing, several edge nicks and tears and spots of chipping. "The 1946 Negro Handbook is the Third Edition of th most comprehensive and authoritative book on Negro Lif... View more info

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Cape Cod And All Along Shore; Stories

By: Nordhoff, Charles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1868

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37269

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There are several small edge tears to the spine ends as well. The text pages are clean and bright, however, there are spots of foxing throughout. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. "He (Charles Nordhoff) was born in Erwitte, Germany (Prussia) in 1830, and emigrated to the United States with his parents in 1835. He was educated in Cincinnati, and appr... View more info

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The Story Of America Containing the Romantic Incidents of History, from the Discovery of America to the Present Time

By: Peattie, Elia W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Mid-Continent Publishing Company: 1889

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34573

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; Full leather binding. This book is in Good condition (it would be Very Good+ if not for a need for rebacking) , and was issued without a dust jacket. The leather covered boards are in generally clean, solid condition, with the exception of large chips removed from the top and bottom spine ends. There is some light rubbing an d wear to the corners of the book covers and a three inch long tear to the leather top rear spine joint. The text pages are clean and bright. Illustrated throughout with black and white plates. "Elia Wilkinson Peattie (January 15, 1862 – July 12, 1... View more info

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History Of The United States In Words Of One Syllable

By: Pierson, Helen W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, George Routledge & Sons: 1889

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A33944

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book covers have edge wear, rubbing and loss of paper and cardboard to the edges of the book covers. The front and rear covers of the book have illustrated pastdowns. The spine ends have some beginning fraying and edge wear. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The edges of the text block have been marked with light pencil and ink scribbles. The endpapers have cracking at the inner hinges, especially the rear inner hinge. There are several lightly penciled notations by former owners ... View more info

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Sunshine And Shadow In New York

By: Smith, Matthew Hale (Burleigh)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hartford, CT, J. B. Burr and Company: 1869

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37399

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book is in generally clean solid condition. The spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and wear. The book covers have spots of ground-in dirt and water spotting. The rear cover has several noticeable patches of discoloration. The text pages are generally clean and bright. The is a previous owner's address label on the front pastedown page, which has been gouged by a former owner, to muddy the name and address. There is also a different previous owner's ink stamped name... View more info

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Born In Captivity The Story of a Girl's Escape

By: Starke, Barbara

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35662

Condition: Good


This book is in Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends of the book covers have edge wear, bumping, rubbing and bits of fraying. The yellow cloth covers have ground-in dirt, rubbing, spotting, some foxing and general wear and tear. The spine of the book has a hole right below the the title . The text pages are generally clean and bright. "In the 1920s, Barbara Starke (a pseudonym) was on a free-ranging runaway trip at 17, wearing ‘corduroys’ and carrying very little. Despite the clear signal that she was on the road and living rough, she made frequent references to ... View more info

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Tales of Our New Possessions: The Philippines

By: Van Bergen, R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Whitaker & Ray Company: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30161

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light ground-in dirt to the covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "This book is intended for an historical reader. It treats of the stirring events that reached a climax in Dewey's matchless victory. The reader starts on a most delightful voyage to the Philippines." View more info

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Our Wonderful Progress The World's Triumphant Knowledge and Works...

By: White, Trumbull (edited by)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA, Hampden Publishing Co.: 1902

Seller ID: A32681

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends, joints and corners have edge wear, bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The rear cover has a patch of fading by the spine joint. The gilding on the spine has dulled noticeably. The text pages are clean and bright. The marbled endpapers have some spots of rubbing. There is a spot on the front endpapers where the papers have lifted, leaving a bare patch. The text pages are illustrated with black and white illustrations and ph... View more info