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The Compass of Sigma Gamma Epsilon, Vol. VXIII, No. 1, November, 1937

By: Tarr, Prof. W.A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Columbia, Missouri, Staples Publishing Company: 1937

Seller ID: AC592

Condition: Fair to Good


textblock tight and clean, slight surface and edge discoloration and markings. several pages water damaged and stuck together. signature of previous owner on front cover in ink. includes the following articles: The Geology of New York State, The Henry Shaler Williams Geology Camp, Geology and Mineral Deposits of Abyssinia, and more. 79p. View more info

Eldorado Vol. I & II (slip-cased)

By: Taylor, Bayard; Dillion, Richard H. (biographical Intro. by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Palo Alto, Lewis Osborne: 1968

Edition: Facsimile First Edition

Seller ID: SB1424

Condition: Very Good+


# 612 of 1150, two-volume Sets; Previous owner's bookplate on fep of vol. II, else textblocks are clean and tight. Folded map in Vol. II. Gilt decoration/lettering down spine. the slightly discolored slip case is character worn, edge worn and spotty. View more info

Nevada: The Gamble Lincoln Won

By: Taylor, Jock

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Reno, NV, Western Sales Distributing Company: 1964

Seller ID: SB10025

Condition: Near Fine


Ex-library copy. Enclosed in archival library cardboard sleeve; linen taped spine, can be removed if so desired. Library stamp and penciled marking on pg.3 else no other markings, stamps, labels or pockets in textblock, bright and tight. No shelf wear to edges, spine, or corners, small smudge on back cover. 23pp. View more info

My Love Affair with the Bureau of Reclamation

By: Tebow, Henry J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, A Hearthstone Book: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SB6622

ISBN: 0806223529

Condition: Near Fine


Author's inked signature and inscription on ffep; Author's business card taped to fep. Clean and tight textblock and binding. Unclipped dust jacket with several closed tears to foot of spine and bottom edges. 158pp. View more info

Military Journal During the American Revolutionary War, 1775 to 1783, Describing Interesting Events and Transactions of This Period, With Numerous Historical Facts and Anecdotes From the Original Manuscript

By: Thacher, James

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Boston, Richardson and Lord: 1823

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: IB150

Condition: Good+


Beautiful First Edition of Thacher's Military Journal. Includes an Appendix, Containing Biographical Sketches of Several General Officers. Binding Half Morocco Leather with gilt lettering and bands along spine; marbled boards, endpapers and textblock edge. Easily readable copy. "Query who has got the Bullet 1833 CE" inked on p. 127 next to the description of the discovery and execution of a spy. Top edge of dedication page cut, "London" inked near top edge. Rubbed hinges, small chip at head of spine, moderate edge and corner wear. Marbled boards heavily rubbed, marbled textbloc... View more info

The Peabody Sisters of Salem

By: Tharp, Louise Hall; New Introduction by Millicent Bell

Price: $9.22

Publisher: NY, Book-of-the-Month Club, Inc.: 1980

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 22058

Condition: Near Fine


"The American Past" series; text block immaculate and tight with minimal wear to boards. Illustrated end papers. Attached ribbon bookmark; dust jacket lightly rubbed; tan-cloth slipcase lightly to moderately edge-worn. 400 pp. w/index. View more info

Image for The Life and Letters of John Hay Vol. I & Vol. II

The Life and Letters of John Hay Vol. I & Vol. II

By: Thayer, William Roscoe

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1915

Edition: Thirteenth Impression

Seller ID: SJ8024

Condition: Very Good


Two volume set; owner's bookplate on fep of both volumes, otherwise textblocks are clean and tight; binding lightly shelf worn with bumped and worn spine extremities and board corners; Vol. I - 456p.; Vol. II - 448p., including index. View more info

Narrative of Some Things of New Spain and of the Great City of Temestitan Mexico [Documents and Narratives Concerning the Discovery and Conquest of Latin America]

By: The Anonymous Conqueror (written by); Saville, Marshall H. (translated Into English and Annotated by)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, The Cortes Society: 1917

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: SB7745

Condition: Very Good


Copy 239 of 250. Ex-library copy usual stamps, stickers, labels, markings, and rear card pocket. Some age toning to the end papers, else textblock is very clean and tight. Library numbered foot of spine, very slightly shelf worn. 93pp. View more info

Industrial Survey of the Broad Top Area

By: The Broad Top Chamber of Commerce (compiled by)

Price: $9.70

Publisher: Bedford County, The Broad Top Chamber of Commerce: 1951

Seller ID: SJ6794

Condition: Very Good


Textblock is clean and tight. Sunned spine and cover, lightly edge and spine worn. No pagination. View more info

A Century Passes But Memory Lingers On; The Centennial History of Sullivan, Missouri

By: The Centennial Committee (Mrs. G.L. Russell, Compiler; Mrs. M.C. Dunsford, Researcher)

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Sullivan, MO, Sullivan Centennial Committee:

Seller ID: SJ1253

Condition: Very Good+


undated, but circa 1955-56; probable First Edition; textblock very clean and tight; covers lightly edge and spine worn. Sullivan, Mo., City of Progress tipped inside. 139p; View more info

The Bell, Light & Siren

By: The Fire Truck Magazine

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Jasper, R-Mac Publications: 1991

Seller ID: SB3136

Condition: Very Good+


very clean and tight. Light shelf wear to binding; no dust jacket; 258p. View more info

The Carsonian; An Annual Publication

By: The Junior Class of Carson Long Institute (ed.)

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, National Publishing Co: 1936

Seller ID: SJ1644

Condition: Very Good


aged end papers, else textblock clean and tight, lightly rubbed, moderate wearing along the spine, slight corner and edge wear. 83pp., including advertising. View more info

Glimpses Of Historical Areas East Of The Mississippi River

By: The National Park Service

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., National Park Service: 1937

Seller ID: SJ163

Condition: Good


111pps; including historic projects and maps. Slight discoloring on front and back cover as well as the spine, a couple smudge marks on front cover, crease in the spine, minimal edge wear. Slight stain on edge pages, otherwise textblock is clean and tight. View more info

The North American Almanac; "The Aristocrat of Almanacs" 1931

By: The North American Almanac Co.

Price: $6.31

Publisher: Chicago, The North American Almanac Co.: 1931

Seller ID: SJ7462

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's inked name on title page, otherwise textblock is clean and tight; moderately shelf worn, and frayed at the spine extremities and corners; 220p. View more info

Lincoln and the New Salem

By: The Old Salem Lincoln League

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Petersburg, IL, The Old Salem Lincoln League: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW3431

Condition: Very Good


Retired library copy with the usual stamps, stickers, and labels. Textblock is very clean and tight. Binding lightly sunned, edge and corner rubbed; Lacks dust jacket; 111p., including index. View more info

The Fort Augusta Story [Fort Augusta Bicentennial Celebration, August 26-29, 1956]

By: The Pennsylvania Historical Society

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Pennsylvania Historical Society: 1956

Seller ID: EW505

Condition: Very Good


Textblock very clean and tight; Covers lightly edge-worn and the book is in very good condition. 91p. View more info

The Three Faces of Molly Brant

By: Thomas, Earle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario, Quarry Press: 1996

Seller ID: EW658

ISBN: 1550821768

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock very clean and tight; the book is slightly corner and edge worn but otherwise in near fine condition. 160p. View more info

The San Francisco Earthquake

By: Thomas, Gordon; Witts, Max Morgan

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, Stein and Day: 1971

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: SB11090

ISBN: 81281360X

Condition: Very Good


Textblock is immaculately clean and tight, b&w photographs, mapped end pages. No remainder marks. Red cloth spine with minimal bumping to head and foot, black paper boards bumped corners. Unclipped dust jacket with light loss to extremities, mylar sleeved. 316pp., including bibliography and index. View more info

[Salesman's Sample] Hungry Waters: The Story of the Great Flood (Together with an Account of Famous Floods of History and Plans for Flood Control and Prevention

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $17.46

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Universal Book and Bible House: 1937

Seller ID: LR416

Condition: Good


Salesman's Sample, with owner's red-ink stamp on ffep; ; end papers foxed and yellowed with age; textblock aged but clean and tight; green, illustrated cloth binding is aged, with moisture spotting and discoloration on the rear board, slightly musty; Includes original prospectus and sales directives. 70 pp. plus order form. View more info

The Old Farmer's Almanac: 1862, Number 70

By: Thomas, Robert B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Swan, Brewer & Tileston: 1862

Seller ID: AC2595

Condition: Good


Original copy; Heavily aged and rubbed covers. Moderately edge worn with bent and creased corners; Textblock well preserved and in excellent condition; 48p. View more info