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Image for AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARK TWAIN,  Volume 2

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARK TWAIN, Volume 2

By: Mark Twain; Benjamin Griffin; Harriet Elinor Smith; Victor Fischer; Michael B Frank

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125368

ISBN: 0520272781

Condition: Fine


xix, 733 pages, (16) unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, a fine copy in protective mylar jacket, A publication of the Mark Twain Project of the Bancroft Library View more info

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THE SIXTIES: Cultural Revolution in Britain, France, Italy, and the United States, C. 1958-C.1974

By: Marwick, Arthur

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford Univ Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123821

ISBN: 019210022X

Condition: Very Good


black cloth, pp., xix,903 p., [24] p of b & w plates, index, a clean, bright copy, d.j is NOT price-clipped. View more info

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AN ODYSSEY IN PRINT: adventures in the Smithsonian Libraries

By: Mary Augusta Thomas; Michael Dirda; Storrs L Olson; Smithsonian Institution. Libraries.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1123763

ISBN: 1588340368

Condition: Fine


blue cloth, 179 pages, illustrated, (some col.), col. maps, map end papers, Catalog of an exhibition held at the Grolier Club, New York, May 16-Aug. 4, 2001, and at the Smithsonian Institution Libraries Gallery, Washington, May 2002-May 2003. Includes index. View more info

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HISTORIC NEW YORK; Being the First Series of the Half Moon Series

By: Maud Wilder Goodwin, Alice Carrington Price, Ruth Putnam;

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1897

Seller ID: 1125296

Condition: Very Good


green,, gilt,pict cloth, cover and spine, pp.,xiv,462, (1), deckle edges, t.e.g., illustrated, full page plates with tissue guards, spine is faded, light wear to edges, CONTENTS; Fort Amsterdam in the days of the Dutch / by M.W. Goodwin.The Stadt Huys of New Amsterdam / by A.M. Earle. The Early history of Wall Street, 1653-1789 / by O.G. Villard, Annetje Jans' farm / by R. Putnam, The city cheat of New Amsterdam / by E.D. Durand, . Old wells and water-courses of the I... View more info

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MAZAMA; A record of mountaineering in the Pacific Northwest , Mt. Baker Number

By: Mazamas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: (Portland, Or.), Mazamas: 1907

Seller ID: 112555873

Condition: Good


pict. paper wraps, 90 pages, illustrated, (some folding) folding map, numerous adverts. inch missing from top of spine, and top of spine at rear wrap, light edge soil. Contents includes; The Ascent of Mt. Baker, accom. by photographs, panorama of Mt. Baker, Ascent of Mt. Shasta, Mazama map of the Mt. Baker Region, Mazama Ascent of the Matterhorn, The Conquest of Mt. McKinley, etc... This is the March issue 1907, Volume 3 , No 1. View more info

THE AMERICAN COWBOY;

By: McCracken, Harold

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Co: 1973

Edition: First Edit After a Limited Edit of 300

Seller ID: 03085

ISBN: 0 385 04938 2

Condition: Fine


pp., 196, illustrated, full color frontis. 20 full color illustrations, numerous b & w illustrations 2 pp bibliography, index, A pupular histtory with full color paintings and drawings by famous artists of the Old West. View more info

GEORGE CATLIN AND THE OLD FRONTIER

By: McCracken, Harold

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Dial Press: 1959

Edition: FIRST EDITION

Seller ID: 2145

Condition: Fine


pp., 216, illustrated, full color port. frontis., 36 illustrations in full color, 131 in b & w., index, ex private library with bookplate inside front cover, 4 line ink inscription on front free endpaper, spine of d.j. lightly faded, very minor wear to d.j. edges, a clean, tight, bright copy. A biography and picture gallery of the dean of indian painters. View more info

GEORGE CATLIN AND THE OLD FRONTIER

By: McCracken,Harold

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123148

Condition: Fine


red cloth, gilst spine letters, 216 pages, illustrated, 36 full color reproductions, over 130 b & w illustrations, 3 pp bibliographical check list, index. a bright , clean copy in bright, clean d.j. A biography and picture gallery of the dean of Indian painters View more info

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Souvenir of Calais, Maine. : Photo-Gravures

By: McKay D Will ; Albertype Co.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: St. Stephen N.B. & New York, D Will McKay; Albertype Co.: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112555827

Condition: Very Good


gilt dec cloth, binding: stabbed; tied with green cord (as issued)., 22 unnumbered leaves : marbled endpapers, all illustrations, photogravure reproductions of photographs of Calais, Maine, including images of churches, businesses, and private residences, as well as views of main streets and the nearby St. Croix river. minor edge wear at corners, large ink presentation inscription on title page, a very sound copy of a RARE view book. not held by any Canadian institution View more info

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JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY: and his family on worldwide Stamps

By: Melvin Morris; Donald Brenke; et al

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Johnstown, PA, American Topical Association: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124528

ISBN: 0935991239

Condition: Fine


pict. paper wraps,40 pages, illustrated, as new Size: 8 vo, (23 Cm0 View more info

WELCOME ENGLISHMEN; Or, Pilgrims, Puritans and Roger Williams Vindicated and His Ssentence of Banishment Ought to be Revoked

By: Merrima,T.M. Rev.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Arena Publishing: 1896

Edition: Second Edition,

Seller ID: 123243

Condition: Good


brown, gilt dec. cloth, gilt spine, xii, 320, index, edges,corners worn, covers spotted, moderate shelf wear, front hinge reinforced with tape, a reading copy View more info

THE APOSTLE OF ALASKA; Life of the Most Reverend Charles John Seghers, A Translation of Maurice De Baets' "Vie De Monseigneur Seghers By...

By: Mildred, Mary, Sister,

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paterson, NJ, St. Anthony Guild Press,: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1358

Condition: Very Good


gilt green cloth, pp., xi, 292,illustrated, port. frontis., b & w illuatrations in text, index, light edge wear , d.j. has edge chips and tears with some losses at spine ends, corners.Archibishop Seghers was assinated in a small Alaskan village possibly by those who opposed his efforts to convert and protect the Alaskan Indians View more info

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GREETINGS FROM SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA; Circa 1900 View Book

By: Mitchell, Edward H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Edward H. Mitchell:

Seller ID: 1123848

Condition: Good


no date (circa 1900), grey, printed paper wraps, string tied at spine, 32 pages printed one side with 16 views, edge wear and light soil to wraps, light soil to some leaves. A portion of the title on the wraps seems to have worn away. A scarce view book from the prolific San Francisco post card publisher who was in operation from 1890's to mid-twenties. The half tone black & white views include Avalon Bay, Catalina Island; Hotel Raymond, Pasadena;Live Oak Tree on Orange... View more info

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BOOK NOTES; Illustrated Christmas NumberDec.-Jan 1927-28

By: Mitchell, Edwin Valentine; Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hartford, Edwin Valentine Mitchell Inc.: 1927

Seller ID: 123413

ISBN: `

Condition: Good


full color pictorial wraps, 132 pages, illustrated, numerous adverts, paper soine chipped with some letter loss, minor edge chips,contins 24 articles including "My Christmas in Alaska, Wilbert Snow;London in 1889, Henry Savage,Red Bookshops,Will Cuppy;Notes from the Boulevards,Vahdah Jeanne Bordeux;The Antiquary's Cabinet,Anthony Scrope, etc,etc.. View more info

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VIEWS OF AMERICAN CITIES; 8 Early 20th Century Souvenir View Books , Including Pittsburgh, Detroit and Chicago

By: Nelson L.H., Rieder, M.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Portland, Maine; Los Angles, L.H. Nelson , M. Rieder:

Seller ID: 1124784

Condition: Very Good


red buckram binding, gilt spine, 8 views books bound together, (pict.. wraps bound in) including, L.H. Nelson; "VIEWS OF SAN FRANCISCO AND CALIFORNIA," 1906; {48} pages, illustrated; SAN FRANCISCO; the story of the earthquake told with views of the doomed city, L.H. Nelson, Portland, Maine, 1906, {32} pages, illustrated; Most of the Nelson publications are from their series "Nelson's International Series of Souvenir Books' SAN FRANCISCO; and vicinity before and after i... View more info

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Visitors' Guide to New York City and Directory of Leading Hotels

By: New York American System of Information Bureaus

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, New York American System of Information Bureaus: 1903

Seller ID: 1125454

Condition: Very Good


booklet,, pict, colored wraps, measuring 8 x 4 inches, illustrated with half-tones from photographs, 5 pp foldout map (two-sided) at rear, 12 pp pictorial section "Camera Studies of New York" with b & w illustrations from photographs (street scapes, bridges, buildings), list of "piers where the steamboats and steamships leave from", 4 pp general index laid-in, 6 pp (printed both sides) advertising brouche for "Handy Guides" also issued by NY Ameri... View more info

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THE LIFE AND TRADITIONS OF THE RED MAN;

By: Nicolar, Joseph

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Saint Annes Point Press: 1979

Edition: Reprint of 1893 Edition

Seller ID: 112555754

ISBN: 0920762085

Condition: Very Good


pp., xvi, 150, port. frontis., light faded to spine. A reprint of the 1893 Bangor, Maine, C.H. Glass first and only other printing with an Introduction by James D. Wherry. The original is one of the rarest of the few titles by Wabanaki authors. Nicolar was perhaps the best educated Penobscot of his time.[1827-1894] He attended schools in Rockland, Warren, Brewer, and Old Town, Maine. He contributed news items and brief articles to a few local newspapers and also wrote a ... View more info

VILLAINS GALORE; The Heyday of the Popular Story Weekly

By: Noel, Mary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Mac Millan Co.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123296

Condition: Very Good


blue, gilt cover and spine letters, 320 pages, 8 full page b & w plates, index, ex private library with bookplate inside front cover, d.j. is price-clipped. A clean, bright copy. Exciting hsitory of the American low-priced weeklies, which printed the soap operas of their time. Size: 8 Vo.,(22 cm.) View more info

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HERITAGE REVIEW;Germans from Russia Heritage Society.4 Issues, February 1989

By: North Dakota Historical Society of Germans from Russia.;

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bismark ND, North Dakota Historical Society of Germans from Russia.:

Seller ID: 11255679

Condition: Very Good


4 issues, Feb, May Sept, Dec. Vol. 19 Nos. 1 to 4 . avergae 48 pp per iisue, A wealth of info for genealogists..this is the official quarterly publiocation of the Germans from Russia Heritage Society View more info

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THE LAST STEAM RAILROAD IN AMERICA

By: O Winston Link; Thomas H Garver

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 2008

Seller ID: 11255709

ISBN: 0810982013

Condition: Very Good


cloth, dust jacket, 144 pages, illustrated throughout, a very good copy, CONTENTS: Man and machine out of time -- The domestic railroad -- Thunder on the Blue Ridge -- A color portfolio -- A day on the Abingdon branch -- Winston Link : a note on his life.. Photographs and text introduce the reader to the people and places in Virginia, West Virginia and North Carollina associated with the Norfolk and Western Railway which in the 1950s was the last American railroad to uti... View more info