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1 A Brief Account of the Life and Religious Labors of Sarah Grubb (Formerly Sarah Lynes) A Minister of the Gospel in The Society of Friends
Philadelphia The Tract Association of Freinds 1876 Cloth Very Good Ex-Library Copy/Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
retired library copy with usual stickers. Blind-embossed seal on 2nd ffep and title page, else textblock is clean and tight. Light wear to head and foot of spine, bumped corners, worn edges. 60pp. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Esther Burr's Journal Together with Extracts from the Journal and Meditations of Mrs. Sarah Trimmer
Tacoma, WA Bentson Printing Company Cloth Near Fine Very Good+ (in mylar) Hard Cover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Undated. Textblock and binding is clean and tight. Minimally rubbed, unclipped dust jacket lighlty character worn. 165pp. 
Price: 14.55 USD
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3 Glimpses of Canton: The Diary of Elijah C. Bridgman 1834-1838
New Haven, CT Occasional Pulications of Yale University School Library 1998 Wraps Near Fine Paperback 4to over 9" 12" Tall 
Facsimile reprint; Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed, otherwise in excellent condition. Unpaginated. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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4 In Search of Henry Safford Fiske (Rutland Historical Society Quarterly: Volume 30, No. 2)
Rutland, VT The Rutland Historical Society, Inc. 2000 074824493 Wraps Good + Paperback Octavo Photos (Black and White and Colored) 
Binding clean with little wear to extremities; textblock clean; 19 pp. 
Price: 6.31 USD
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5 Jim Thorpe, Carlisle Indian
Carlisle, PA Cumberland County Historical Society and Hamilton Library Association 1972 Fourth Printing Stapled Wraps Near Fine Booklet 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall B&W Photographs 
Immaculate and tight. 25 pp. 
Price: 8.25 USD
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6 Memoirs of the Empress Josephine, Volume Two
NY The International Library Society Fontainebleau Edition Cloth Good + No Jacket Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall B&W and Color Photographs By Joseph Wampler 
Book block clean and tight. Slightly shaken at hinge. Name written on FFEP. Cover rubbed; edges and corners bumped. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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7 Sarah Candace (Pearse) Parker: A Memorial, For Those Who Loved Her
Privately Published 1900 First Edition Quarter Tan Cloth Very Good+ Hardcover 8vo - Over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4 " Tall Photo Frontispiece 
Textblock is very clean and tight. Binding lightly edge and corner worn; Boards and spine lightly character-solied. 82p. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 The Autobiography of Abraham Lincoln
NY Francis D. Tandy Company 1905 Paper-Covered Boards Good+ Ex-Library Hardcover 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Frontispiece 
Ex-library copy, usual stamps, stickers, and labels, else textblock is clean and tight. Library label on front cover, peeling/bumped corners, rubbed head and foot of spine and slight rubbing to edges, shelf soiled/scuffed covers. Selected from "The Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln", copyright 1894 by Nicolay and Hay. 67p. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 William Winston Seaton of the "National Intelligence": a Biographical Sketch
Boston James R. Osgood and Company 1871 First Edition Cloth Good+ Ex-Library Hardcover 8vo - Over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4 " Tall 
Retired library copy minimally marked. Former owner's ink inscriptions on title page, else textblock clean and tight. Original flat brown end papers and in the original brown cloth binding, blind embossed front cover, gilt spine titling; Binding lightly edge and corner worn, with light wear at the base of the spine. 385p. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 , Illustrated by One Color Drawings Charles E. Caspari, 1875-1942
St. Louis, MO: St. Louis College of Pharmacy Alumni Association 
Stapled. Good +/No Jacket. First Edition. Paperback. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. No indication of publication date. Book block clean and tight. Cover rubbed; edges and corners bumped. 
Price: 8.73 USD
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11 Abbey, Edward (selections from the Journals of); Petersen, David (edited with intro. by) Confressions of a Barbarian: Selections from the Journals of Edward Abbey 1951-1989
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1994 0316004154 / 9780316004152 First Edition/1st Printing Paper-Covered Boards Very Good+ Very Good (in mylar) Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Edward Abbey (original drawings) 
a few dog-eared pages. Else textblock is extremely clean and tight. Bumped head and foot of spine and bumped corners. Spine-sunned but unclipped dust jacket, with small tear to foot of spine and rippled head of spine, Jacket has overall light extremity wear; 356p. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Abbott, Jack Henry (by); Mailer, Norman (with an intro. by) In the Belly of the Beast: Letters from Prison
NY Random House 1981 0394518586 / 9780394518589 5th Printing Cloth Spine Very Good+ Very Good+ (in mylar) Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Textblock immaculate and tight. Black cloth spine and darke grey boards with black stamped decoration on front cover, very slightly shelf worn. Unclipped dust jacket with very light wear to the head and foot of spine and to the edges. 166pp. 
Price: 7.99 USD
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13 Abdullah, Morag Murray (by) My Khyber Marriage: Experiences of a Scotswoman as the Wife of a Pathan Chieftain's Son
London The Octagon Press 1990 0863040551 / 9780863040559 First Edition Cloth Very Good+ Very Good+ (in mylar) Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Gold foil label on ffep, else textblock is very clean and tight. Orange cloth binding, bumping to head and foot of spine, light soiling on top edge of back cover. Unclipped dust jacket with light rippling to head and foot of spine. 272pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Abend, Hallett My Life in China 1926-1941
NY Harcourt, Brace and Company 1943 First Edition Cloth Very Good Good (in mylar) Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Endpaper maps; Shaken front hinge, safely intact, slightly aged, else clean and tight. Binding worn at spine extremities; Price-clipped and heavily spine-sunned dust jacket, moderate chips to head and foot of spine/corners and several small chips to edges, kept safely in mylar sleeve. 396pp., including index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Acton, Harold Memoirs of an Aesthete (1948 UK Edition); Memoirs of an Aesthete 1939-1969 (1971 Viking Press Edition)
London / NY Methuen & Co / The Viking Press 1971 0670468169 / 9780670468164 First Editions Boards Good+ to Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall B&W Photographs 
Two volumes by Harold Acton in a beautiful custom-made Robert Wang clamshell box; The first is the 1948 First UK Edition published by Methuen & Co in blue cloth, lacking the original dust jacket, but overall very clean and tight and lightly edge and corner worn; 416p., including index; The second book is a retired library copy of the 1971 Viking Press First Edition, woefully stamped and labeled, and magic-markered excessively; with an edge-worn binding, retaining its original, lightly edge-worn dust jacket; 388p, including index. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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16 Acton, Harold The Last Medici
NY Thames and Hudson 1980 050025074x / 9780500250747 First Thus Brown Cloth Very Good+ Very Good+ (in mylar) Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 116 Photographs 
Moisture staining/wear on fore-edge of pages 264-end, else clean and tight textblock. Brown cloth binding, moderate bump to front bottom corner, light bumping to head and foot of spine. Price-clipped dust jacket, light rippling to head and foot of spine, lightly worn corners, mylar sleeved. 327pp., including bibliography and index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Adams, Ephraim (sketch Book Entries of); Adams, James Douglass (transcribed By Ephraim Adams' Grandson) Ephraim Adams' Sketch Book: Sketch Book Entries from October 4, 1839 to August 6, 1840
San Francisco, CA Song Printing Company of California 1968 First Edition Blue Cloth Near Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed & Inscribed By James Douglass Adams
Signed & inscribed in blue ink, on ffep, by transcriber James Douglass Adams (Grandson of Ephraim Adams). Beautiful copy! Textblock is very clean, no markings and no wear. Errata slip laid in. Navy blue cloth binding, gilt stamped title on front cover, minimal shelf and character wear. No dust jacket; 113p. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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18 Agar, Herbert Abraham Lincoln
NY The Macmillan Company 1952 Cloth Very Good Good+ (in mylar) Ex-Library, Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Frontispiece/Maps/Drawings 
Retired library copy, minimally marked and labeled. Otherwise textblock is extremely tight. Dark pink top edge, no remainder marks, all edges clean. Unclipped, lightly surface-soiled dust jacket, minor shelf wear; 143pp., including chronological table and a note on sources. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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19 Albers Jr., E. G. The Life and Reflections of a Texas Ranger
Waco, TX Texian Press 1998 0872441032 / 9780872441033 Cloth Near Fine Very Good+ (in mylar) Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photographs 
Textblock and binding immaculate and tight. Unclipped dust jacket with light edge and corner wear, 130p. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Albers Jr., E. G. The Life and Reflections of a Texas Ranger
Texas Captain E. G. Albers, Jr. 1998 0872441032 / 9780872441033 Cloth Very Good Very Good (in mylar) Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photographs Signed & Inscribed By Author
Author's inked signature and gift inscription on ffep. Textblock and binding clean and tight. Unclipped dust jacket with light edge and corner wear, lightly to moderately rubbed. 130pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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