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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

Early Publications of Carlisle, Pennsylvania: 1785-1835

By: Thompson, David Wilson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Carlisle, PA, The Sentinel: 1932

Edition: Limited Ed. of 250 Copies

Seller ID: 21108

Condition: Very Good+


very light glue-stain on fep from absent bookplate, else text block clean and tight in lightly edge-worn binding. 133 pp. w/index View more info

Early Spring in Massachusetts: From the Journal of Henry D. Thoreau

By: Thoreau, Henry D.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1881

Edition: First Edition (Thus)

Seller ID: SB11880

Condition: Very Good+


First Edition (Thus). Deep green end papers in beautiful condition, not separated at the gutters, very clean and tight textblock. Top edge gilt. Dark green, beveled-edge cloth binding with gilt stamped title on front cover and spine, lightly rubbed and shelf scuffed binding, bumped/rubbed head and foot of spine and; 318p. View more info

Relaciones De Dependencia Entre Florida Y Estados Unidos (1783-1820)

By: Tinajero, Pablo Tornero

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Madrid, Ministerio De Asuntos Exteriores: 1979

Seller ID: SB6446

ISBN: 8485290119

Condition: Good


Text in Spanish. Ex-library copy with usual stamps and stickers, else very clean and tight textblock; Labels on binding and light shelf wear. 205pp., including index. View more info

Gems of Lincoln

By: Tirrell John F. Jr.

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Boston, The Hillside Press: 1965

Edition: Limited Edition (one of 300 copies)

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: EW3258

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author on ffep; Retired library copy with the usual stickers, stamps, and labels. Textblock is very clean and tight. Binding lightly edge and corner rubbed. 75p. A poetic tribute to Abraham Lincoln. View more info

Agnes' Dream: A Baltic Country Girl Comes to America

By: Tischler, Agnes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Carlton Press, Inc.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB8082

ISBN: 0806238186

Condition: Near Fine


Author's ink signature on half title page; Very tight and clean, with pristine tan cloth binding; Unclipped dust jacket, lightly rubbed, creases to the head of spine and small chips to corners. 128pp. View more info

Hidden in Plain View: Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad

By: Tobin, Jacqueline L.; Dobard, Raymond G. Ph.D

Price: $6.98

Publisher: NY, Anchor Books: 1999

Edition: First Anchor Books Edition

Seller ID: EW06

ISBN: 0385497679

Condition: Very Good+


Very clean and tight textblock and covers; 220p. View more info

Wish You Were Here: An Album of Cumberland County Post Cards (Pictorial Publications Vol. 1, No. 2)

By: Todd, Roger K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Carlisle, PA, The Cumberland County Historical Society and The Hamilton Library Association: 1974

Seller ID: 21245

Condition: Very Good


Bottom corners lightly creased. Text block clean and tight in lightly creased and edge-worn covers. 35 pp. View more info

The First Thirty Years in Imperial Valley, California 1901-1931: Being an Account of the Principal Events in the History of Imperial Valley Southern Califronia: Complete in One Volume

By: Tout, Otis B.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Otis B. Tout: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SB10390

Condition: Good++


Author's ink signature and inscribed to The Los Angeles Record newspaper (now extinct), dated October 26,1931; First Edition; Moderately age-toned endpapers, else textblock is in clean and tight condition. Decorative brown cloth with wear to spine head and foot; Moderately bumped and worn corners. 429pp., including indices and blank memo pages. View more info

The Saturday Evening Post: March 3, 1917

By: Train, Ethel and Others; Lorimer, George Horace (ed.)

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Curtis Publishing Company: 1917

Seller ID: AC884

Condition: Good


Textblock clean. Covers have light to moderate edge-wear and several bent corners.. Includes articles by Ethel Train and others. 112p. View more info

Spread-Eagleism

By: Train, Geo. Francis

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Derby & Jackson: 1859

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SB4695

Condition: Good


Author's inscription and signature on ffep; Somewhat aged textblock, but still in excellent condition, with clean pages, high contrast text, still tightly bound; The binding is very worn and aged, with bumped and worn corners, sunned spine with gilt titling very faded but readable; Spine extremities frayed and worn. 177pp. A mid-Nineteenth Century tour-de-force of progressive American exceptionalism, praising the drive, patriotism, energy and spirit of a growing America... View more info