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[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

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 American nation. View more info

Illegal Tender: Gold, Greed, and the Mystery of the Lost 1933 Double Eagle

By: Tripp, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Free Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition/1st Printing

Seller ID: SB11067

ISBN: 0743245741

Condition: Near Fine


Overall gift quality copy, textblock immaculate and tight, b&w photographs. Red cloth spine with light bumping to head and foot of spine, paper boards in excellent condition. Unclipped dust jacket, minimally rubbed or worn. 363pp., including acknowledments and index. View more info

New York History, Vol. LII, No. 3; July, 1971

By: Tripp, Wendall (Ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cooperstown, NY, New York State Historical Association: 1971

Seller ID: AC609

Condition: Good


very clean and tight copy, slight surface and edge wear, edges slightly bent, no inner markings. Includes the following articles: The New York Common Council, The Irish Aristocracy of Albany, Historical News and Activities, and more. pp. 249-360 View more info

New York History, Vol. LII, No. 4; October, 1971

By: Tripp, Wendall (Ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cooperstown, NY, New York State Historical Association: 1971

Seller ID: AC610

Condition: Good


very clean and tight copy, slight surface and edge wear, edges slightly bent, no inner markings. Includes the following articles: A New Director for NYSHA, Kerr History Prize Winner, Historical News and Activities, and more. pp. 365-488 including index. View more info

The Old Shipmasters of Salem with Mention of Eminent Merchants

By: Trow, Charles E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW2501

Condition: Very Good


Textblock is very clean and tight. Binding slightly edge rubbed and corner worn; Moderate wear at the base of the spine. Lacks dust jacket; 337p. View more info

The Partisan Leader: A Key to the Disunion Conspiracy. (Secretly Printed in Washington (in the Year of 1836) By Duff Green, for Circulation in the Southern States But Afterwards Suppressed)

By: Tucker, Beverly (of Virginia)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Rudd & Carleton: 1861

Edition: First Edition (Thus)

Seller ID: SB10668

Condition: Good+


Two volumes in one; Moderately age discolored/spotted/worn, former owner's bookplate on fep and ink signature on fep, 3rd ffep and rear ep; fep bookplate offset "shadow" on ffep; Minor separation at hinge between pages 202-203; some pencil markings here and there, else clean and tight; Original light brown end papers. All page edges are a bit shelf soiled. Bound in original "diaper weave" cloth, Bumped corners, bumped head and foot, moderately sunned and character-soiled; Blind-embossed covers. Howes T-394 View more info

Beware the People Weeping: Public Opinion and the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

By: Turner, Thomas Reed

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 1982

Seller ID: SB8748

ISBN: 080710986X

Condition: Very Good++


Minimally marked retired library copy, label peeling stain on bep, else extremely clean and tight, dark pink endpapers, b&w photographs. Minimally shelf worn binding, 2 library labels on binding, all around great condition. 265pp., including index. View more info

The History of Dallas County, Iowa Containing A History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c., A Biography Directory of Its Citizens, War Record of Its Volunteers in the Late Rebellion, General and Local Statistics, Portraits of Early Settlers

By: Unigraphic, Inc.

Price: $72.75

Publisher: Evansville, IN, Unigraphic: 1879

Edition: Modern Reprint

Seller ID: SJ7151

Condition: Near Fine


Immaculate and tight, gift quality copy; this edition omits 254 pages from the original edition which is unrelated to Dallas County. View more info

Natchez Trace Parkway Survey; 76th Congress 3d Session; Letter of the Secretary of the Interior...A Report of A Survey of the Old Indian Trail, Known As the Natchez Trace...

By: United States Government Printing Office

Price: $73.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., United States Government Printing Office: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SJ5130

Condition: Very Good


from the collection of distinguished American historian Roy Edgar Appleman, and signed by him on the front cover; numerous folded maps, bound-in at end of book. Textblock is clean and tight; covers moderately edge worn; 167pp. View more info

Fort Union National Monument, New Mexico

By: Utley, Robert M.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Washington DC, National Park Service: 1962

Seller ID: AC2528

Condition: Very Good+


Very clean and tight textblock with minimal edge wear and lightly rubbed covers. 68p., including appendix View more info